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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Durham - North Carolina (NC), 27710

Duke Careers

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Occupational Summary
Supports senior level managers. Tasks are typically diverse and advanced. Strong calendar and scheduling skills needed. Strong computer skills, Excel, PowerPoint, and audio/visual experience preferred. Experience with budgets and financial reconciliation processes helpful.

Work Performed
  • In addition to tasks outlined in Secretary description, examples of work at this level may typically include some combination of the following:
  • Independently prepare more complex documentation, reports, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets at designate intervals and as requested.
Education
High school education or equivalent.

Experience
Two years of administrative support experience of increasing variety and/or complexity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Creatively uses PC, word processing and other office tools.
Thorough knowledge of department policies, procedures, and goals.
Coordinate special projects.
Research budget variance and follow up to resolve issues.
Develop advanced presentation materials.
Prioritize and resolve inquiries (phone, e-mail, in person).
Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, and coordinate related arrangements.
Act as a liaison between the department and external groups.
Explain policy/procedures to other parties based on knowledge of the company and department guidelines.
Collect, compile and analyze moderately complex data and information.
Other similar level related duties.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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