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Admin Assistant - Associate (Casual)

Description

Western Psychiatric Hospital is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant – Associate to support the Inpatient Departments at Western Psychiatric Hospital.

Under general supervision, the Administrative Assistant – Associate provides varied administrative support to all departments. This position will complete many assignments in addition to assisting the Unit Directors and Project Analyst with various projects and tasks.                                                                               

Additional duties include, but are not limited to, independently processing in Kronos (payroll) and ShiftSelect (scheduling), managing employee files, providing onboarding to all direct care staff new hires, scheduling direct care staff for mandatory in services, interacting with all members of the treatment team and assisting administratively in many other ways. 

The ideal candidate for this position must be able to work independently, have previous work experience in an office and/or healthcare setting, display professionalism, be able to handle flexible assignments and be a team player. The ability to pay attention to detail, strong organizational skills, adaptability, being able to jump into any needed task and personal accountability is crucial for this role. 

Responsibilities:

  • Under direct supervision, provides general administrative support to a department or group of professionals.
  • Orders office supplies and maintains office equipment.
  • Helps supervisor and department prepare presentations (i.e., edits, prints, basic formatting functions).
  • Sorts, distributes, prioritizes and composes routine correspondence following established procedures not requiring management review. (i.e., reads correspondence/ highlights important items and sends to supervisor, sends emails sent on behalf of dept head, writes and sends meeting reminders, forwards emails to appropriate distribution list on behalf of department head).
  • Performs routine clerical functions, such as copying, sorting, filing, and typing. Sets up and maintains varied office files, logs, and records office activities.
  • Assists in researching, drafting, and/or abstracting routine reports. Compiles and analyzes basic information.
  • Answers, screens, and routes incoming calls and messages. Responds to routine questions.
  • Maintains supervisor's calendar (i.e., schedules meetings and recurring events, schedules large conference rooms, orders food, ensures applicable equipment is available and ready for meeting, may take meeting minutes).
  • Greets, screens, and directs visitors to appropriate staff member.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Up to one year administrative experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, electronic mail/calendar, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
  • Ability to use applicable MS Suite products.
  • Experience with Kronos or ShiftSelect is preferred.
  • Knowledge of business processes and procedures.
  • Ability to use basic reasoning skills.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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