Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Administrative Assistant experience in Healthcare highly preferred.
In support of a department or group of professionals, regularly required to resolve moderately complex (non-routine) administrative problems independently or with others. Problem resolution may include research. Tasks are typically diverse and advanced.
In addition to tasks outlined in the Administrative Assistant, examples of work at this level may typically include some combination of thefollowing:
Independently prepare more complex documentation, reports, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets at designate intervals and as requested.
Coordinate special projects.
Research budget variance and follow up to resolve issues.
Develop advanced presentation materials.
Prioritize and resolve inquiries (phone, e-mail, in person).
Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, and coordinate related arrangements.
Act as a liaison between the department and external groups.
Explain policy/procedures to other parties based on knowledge of the company and department guidelines.
Collect,compile and analyze moderately complex data and information.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Creatively uses PC, word processing and other office tools.
Thorough knowledge of department policies, procedures, and goals.
High school education or equivalent.
Two years of administrative support experience of increasing variety and/or complexity
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.