Administrative Assistant

Job Number
210174
Banner - University Medical Group
Shift
Day
Department
Banner - University Medical Group - Emp Benefits Costs-Shared Svcs
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1501 N Campbell Ave
City & State
US-AZ-Tucson
Posting Category
Administrative / Clerical

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Banner Health is seeking an administrative assistant to support our team at Banner University Medical Center. This position will support 5 cardiologist and 8 critical care physicians.

 

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience as an administrative assistant in the medical field
  • Understand medical terminology
  • Can work independent and with teams in a fast paced environment
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be intermediate in Microsoft Office systems

The administrative assistant will work Monday-Friday 8am -5 pm.

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About Banner - University Medical Group
Join our nonprofit faculty practice plan associated with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson. Our 800-plus clinicians provide primary and specialty care to patients at highly ranked Banner - University Medical Centers and dozens of clinics while providing mentorship to more than 700 residents and fellows. Our practice values and encourages the three-part mission of academic medicine: research, teaching and excellent patient care.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides clerical and administrative services and assistance requiring occasional discretion and judgment.

 

Essential Functions

  • Word processes correspondence and reports from rough drafts, editing grammar, punctuation, or spelling as needed. This may include taking and transcribing dictation involving general business and healthcare vocabulary and a limited range of specialized terminology.

 

  • Prepares, collates, and distributes various reports in a timely and accurate manner. This includes completing or handling recurring department projects or one-time projects, as directed by supervisor.

 

  • Screens telephone calls and visitors and directs to appropriate parties. Provides information to callers, requiring detailed knowledge of departments area of responsibility and general knowledge of company policies, practices, and operations.

 

  • Performs confidential administrative functions on occasion where errors could have moderate effect on costs, such as typing, proofing, and assembling reports or proposals for customers or outside agencies and taking, transcribing and distributing minutes of important meetings.

 

  • May coordinate supervisors and/or departments calendar, including scheduling meetings and appointments, following established instructions. May coordinate meeting and training classes, registration and preparation of materials, AVA setup, and other classroom preparation. May present classes. May develop meeting/classroom fliers and material and prepare summary data of attendance, etc. may reconcile related invoices and expenses. May arrange travel and hotel accommodations as necessary.

 

  • May open and screen mail directed to supervisor. Composes responses to routine inquiries, and ascertains which items can be delegated to subordinate managers, and forward appropriate items to manager.

 

  • May provide clerical and administrative support to department staff, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality on all sensitive information this position is privy to.

 

  • May maintain supply inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies and verifying receipt of supplies.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Working knowledge of clerical and administrative services as normally demonstrated through three years administrative support experience.

Must have the ability to follow oral and written directions as they relate to the functions listed above. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with departmental personnel, assist customers with inquiries, schedule meetings and appointments, as well as, provide assistance with incoming telephone calls and walk-ins. Must have a working knowledge of personal software packages to perform the clerical and administrative functions described above. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task workload in a fast paced environment and maintain a professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.