Program Assistant, Eating and Weight Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Administrative Assistant in the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and reception support for clinicians, patients and support staff to maintain workflow level and efficiency in the outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducting research and providing basic reports of findings
  • Typing and proofreading memos and reports; managing complex calendars and making complex scheduling arrangements involving multiple parties and conferences
  • Developing a filing system, internal mailing processes and procedures
  • Performing general clerical duties, plus all related job duties as assigned
  • Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Coordinates and communicates with other hospital departments as needed for routine care and clinical crisis situations
  • Answers and screens telephone calls, takes messages, and prepares correspondence, manuscripts and reports via word processor
  • Edits documents for spelling, grammar and syntax and maintains office files
  • Handles plans and arrangements for attendance at various meetings and symposiums
  • Coordinates registration, travel and hotel arrangements, and travel and expense reimbursement
  • Performs other job related duties including but not limited to: filing, ordering supplies, processing check requisitions, departmental and inter-departmental errands
  • Performs other related duties
  • Associate's degree
  • Minimum of three years of related experience in an administrative support role
  • Must have the ability to type at a speed of at least 50 net words per minute
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Must have mastery of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Access
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise "people skills"
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


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. 


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