The Division of Cardiology seeks an Administrative Clerk to lend clerical support to staff working on scientific and medical projects of a rapidly growing research facility that currently sees over 150 subjects in various clinical research trials and studies.
Maintain office calendars.
Maintain administrative spreadsheets.
Schedule and confirm appointments.
Assist in escorting patients.
Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Two years of college or completion of secretarial school or equivalent business experience plus a minimum of one to three years related experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Experience working in a medical environment.
Should be comfortable working in a service role.
Must be able to work independently and efficiently, as well as part of a team.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
The ability to easily learn new electronic platforms required.
Exceptional organizational skills, personable and have good attention to detail.
Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures.
Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
Fluency in Spanish.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508029
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