The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant position is to provide a variety of administrative and secretarial duties to an Assistant Director/Program Director and/or Social Work Supervisor and Social Work unit in the Department of Social Work utilizing advanced problem solving skills, creativity, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
1.Provide administrative and secretarial support to the Social Work Supervisor(s) which includes providing support for specific projects, ensuring calendar is updated and accurate, providing reminders for meetings, attending meetings to assist with minutes, assisting with design projects and PowerPoint presentations as needed.
2.Provide administrative support to the social work units by typing documents, creating flyers, copying, faxing, mailings and other duties as assigned.
3.Responsible for completing Kronos, processing CEU's, assisting with financial projects (Patient Assistance, Adopt-A Patient Family Program) along with a variety of tasks and projects needed by staff in the department (see detailed list of Support Staff Job Duties).
4.Provide coverage for support staff as needed ensuring tasks are completed as appropriate (see position descriptions for Sr. Administrative Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Sr. Secretary and Secretary).
5.Other duties as assigned.
o Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change
o Deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks
o Demonstrate flexibility
o Gather relevant information systematically;
o Break down problems into simple components; and
o Make sound decisions.
o Employee participates in on-gong learning and demonstrates application of it in his/her role.
o Employee demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the health care team;
o Employee demonstrates a high level of responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements;
o Employee demonstrates a commitment to excellence and on-going professional development.
Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.
This position requires:
Working in Office Environment
Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)
Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues
Exposure to harmful chemicals
Exposure to radiation
Exposure to animals
Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:
Up to 10 lbs
10lbs to 50 lbs
More than 50 lbs
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required: Four years of administrative/secretarial experience. With preferred degree, no experience required. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 126486
Employment Status: Per Diem
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,000