At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Global Health Program as part of the International Health Services team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Administrative Associate II will be responsible for:
Transcribing and types correspondence, forms, reports, manuscripts and other materials involving complex scientific, technical and/or specialized terminology from recorded dictation or rough draft. Prepares documents using specialized commercial software, such as desktop publishing or graphics packages. Proofreads and edits materials for grammar, punctuation and spelling.
Answering, screens and routes calls and greets and directs patients/families, visitors and staff. Provides information within scope of knowledge and authority. Drafts responses to routine correspondence.
Scheduling appointments and meetings and maintains calendars for physician/supervisor(s). Reserves meeting locations, orders refreshments and prepares agenda and other materials. Prepares travel arrangements as necessary. Assists in organizing and scheduling conferences, seminars and other department sponsored programs or events, by receiving and recording registration forms and fees, ordering supplies and services.
Maintaining departmental files, records and databases. Enters information from source documents into computer databases and/or spreadsheets, compiling, printing and distributing periodic reports, mailing labels and other information as needed. Maintains department/office library of reference books, journals, slides, films and other materials.
Monitoring and maintains office equipment and supply inventory. Reorders office supplies according to established guidelines and requests equipment repair services. Receives and reconciles supply orders and invoices, identifying and resolving delays, billing errors or discrepancies. Communicates with hospital support service departments to request needed services.
Preparing, routes and tracks routine administrative forms and documents. Routes materials for required authorizations and monitors receipt by final destination. Communicates with other hospital departments to resolve delays and errors.
Performing routine duties, such as opening and sorting mail, delivering and retrieving patient records, photocopying materials and sorting, collating and distributing documents.
Providing positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development and up to one year of basic secretarial training and six to twelve months of previous experience.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
The analytical skills and judgment to interpret data and take the appropriate action in circumstances or situations vary.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.