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Admin Assistant - Intermediate - Pathology Lab

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Administrative Assistant - Intermediate to support the Lab Administration - Pathology department!

This position will work daylight either 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

Under general supervision, the Intermediate Administrative Assistant provides varied administrative support to a department, a group of professionals, or multiple departments. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, entering requisitions into the department's system(s), scanning, working with various reports, organizing pathology information, and other general clerical support tasks.

The ideal candidate for this position will have familiarity with medical terminology, as well as strong attention to detail. Previous experience with billing is a plus!

 Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction, provides varied administrative support to a department or group of professionals.
  • May make travel arrangements.
  • Maintains various accounting and budgetary records (i.e., completes expense reports).
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes moderately complex data and information. 
    • Composes straightforward written descriptions of results. 
  • Researches, drafts, and/or abstracts reports (i.e., conduct initial research to gather information for Supervisor regarding topic of interest).
  • May also perform all responsibilities of an Administrative Assistant - Associate:
    • Performs routine clerical functions, such as copying, sorting, filing, and typing. 
    • Sets up and maintains varied office files, logs, and records office activities.
    • Orders office supplies and maintains office equipment.
    • Answers, screens, and routes incoming calls and messages. 
    • Responds to routine questions.
    • Greets, screens, and directs visitors to appropriate staff members.
  • Reviews administrative procedures and interprets them for employees.
  • Maintains supervisor's calendar (i.e., proactively schedules meetings on supervisor's behalf, makes recommendations for large meeting venues and catering, takes leadership role to ensure meetings flow smoothly).
  • Assists supervisor and department with presentations (i.e., provides content editing/content recommendations in addition to standard proofing).
  • Composes routine, general, and unique/independent correspondence (i.e., sends more than standard emails, begins to modify the content of email on behalf of department head, reads and answers correspondence).

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years’ experience in an administrative support role.
  • Experience in pathology is preferred.
  • Ability to perform advanced functions in word processing, electronic mail/calendar, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software. 
  • Ability to use applicable MS Suite products.
  • Working knowledge of business processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and financial principles and functions.
  • Ability to analyze data and use basic reasoning skills.
  • Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
  • Billing experience is a plus.

 Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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