Mount Sinai Careers

Administrative Assistant

Jamaica, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support services for one or more individuals, a department or a division.  Assists supervisor in routine personnel, budget and other operational details.  Typically reports to a manager, director or division head.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Serves as an intermediary between supervisor and other departmental staff by transmitting written and oral requests, messages and instructions. 

2.  Assists with budget preparation and is responsible for monitoring and maintaining records of expenses for variance reporting. 

3. Assists in the planning and logistical coordination of meetings and office activities, forums and conferences. 

4. May review and revise brochures, announcements or other informational items regarding program and/or departmental operations.  Drafts, edits and formats materials such as flyers, leaflets and letters. 

5. May prepare minutes of meetings, agendas, correspondence, statistical reports, tables and other documents and transcribes dictation as needed. 

6. Prepares and follows up on purchase orders, change orders, check requests and petty cash vouchers.  Processes and follows up on tuition and other forms of reimbursement for assigned staff 

7. Makes travel arrangements and accommodations.  Prepares travel reimbursements and expense reports. 

8. Screens and prioritizes all incoming mail for needed action and follow up.  Responds to mail where appropriate or distributes mail requiring attention to appropriate individual(s). 

9. Screens telephone calls, answers routine inquiries or refers caller to the appropriate individual for response. 

10. May screen and schedule patient appointments, schedule referrals of special testing or doctor’s visits, and keep record of patient billing for submission. 

11. May maintain employee and/or patient files.

12. May assist in processing payroll and/or maintaining the PTO system for the department. 

13. May track expiration dates of staff’s professional licensure, and notify staff of upcoming license expiration date to prevent suspension. 

14. Performs other related duties.

Minimum Requirements

Associates Degree in Secretarial Science or related field, or HS/GED plus two years of related experience.  Bachelors Degree preferred.

Minimum Experience

3 Years Administrative or Medical Office Experience required

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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