Administrative Assistant - Physician Services (Ft/80-14 Wks-Temporary) Modesto

Sutter Health Modesto , CA 95351

Posted 1 week ago

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) is a non-profit, multi-specialty health care organization affiliated with Sutter Health. Based in Modesto, SGMF provides quality medical care, health education and research activities in a five county area. SGMF's medical staff includes family practitioners, internists and pediatricians, as well as a range of specialist physicians. Services include imaging, nuclear medicine, a health library, health education programs, occupational medicine, diabetes education, nutrition counseling, infertility counseling, and weight management.

Position Summary:

This position will provide administrative support to the Medical Director of Primary Care and the Medical Director of Specialty Care, Gould Medical Group, Inc. Providers, as well as providing staff support to the Physician Services Department.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • High school graduate.

  • College level business coursework required.

  • An Associate of Arts (AA) Degree, or applicant may substitute two (2) years secretarial experience, with increasing responsibility, for each year of education.

Experience:

  • Secretarial skills including business writing and telephone.

  • Three to five years in an administrative office setting required.

  • Experience in health care organization or medical setting preferred.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of computer systems and their software applications, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, is essential for this position.

  • Knowledge of office equipment operations, including the ability to set up video conferencing equipment, basic repair and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of general office practices and filing systems.

  • Knowledge of letter and memorandum composition and writing, using good grammar is essential for this position.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful.

  • The ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English using correct grammar is essential.

  • The ability to communicate professionally, calmly and effectively with all customers in a medical office environment.

  • The ability to deal effectively with challenging customer service interactions.

  • The ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks.

  • The ability to keep information confidential.

  • The ability to compile data and prepare reports.

  • The ability to work independently to complete job duties and manage multiple priorities.

  • The ability to coordinate meetings, prepare agendas and attachments, and capture and prepare meeting minutes.

  • Transcription skills helpful.

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