Administrative Assistant, Department of Medicine

Job Posting Number: 15089

New York, NY
August 10, 2017
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Administrative Assistant will work independently with minimal supervision, performs diversified, advanced, confidential, administrative support for administrative leadership team and managers.

You are:

  • Effective and successful at managing multiple simultaneous projects
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
  • Eager to collaborate and work in teams and equally comfortable with independent work
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

You will:

  • Provide administrative support for Administrative Managers and Director of Physician Assistant Services (Medicine)
  • Assist with planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring outcomes of special projects
  • Coordinate with other departments, staff, and outside vendors to gather information/documentation. Analyze data and produces necessary reports
  • Provide administrative support by managing and coordinating meetings among key stakeholders; supporting the core project team; and providing support to the Service
  • Participate in various departmental and organizational projects

You have:

  • High School Diploma with 2-4 years administrative experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • A high degree of professionalism.
  • The ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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