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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Secretary in Atlanta, Georgia


At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?



  • Under general supervision answers unit/department telephones and greets visitors according to departmental procedure.

  • Screens calls and takes messages or refers caller/visitor to appropriate staff member.

  • Greets visitors in a courteous manner.

  • Receives, opens, dates, and distributes incoming mail to appropriate employee.

  • Prepares and mails outgoing correspondence and information.

  • Sets up, organizes, and maintains various departmental files according to established procedures.

  • Retrieves appropriate information upon request for internal and external use.

  • Arranges and schedules appointments and regular or intermittent meetings for one or more managers.

  • Prepares daily schedules.

  • Prioritizes requests for meetings.

  • Schedules and coordinates regular or intermittent meetings.

  • Takes minutes as requested.

  • Types correspondence, reports, proposals, and manuscripts from rough draft to final copy.

  • Proofreads generated documents for grammar, punctuation, spelling and factual correctness and conformance to policies.

  • Advises writer or supervisor of policy deviations.

  • May transcribe dictation and/or minutes.

  • May supervise or direct the work of temporary and/or student employees.

  • May interview applicants and provide input to performance evaluations.

  • Tracks vacation and back up coverage schedules.

  • Processes employee time cards including calculations and other employee transactions after review and approval.

  • May code, process and/or maintain records and invoices on departmental financial matters.

  • Operates standard office equipment including telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers.

  • Inventories, orders, and maintains office supplies and forms; completes purchase requisitions and receives supplies. Sets up, enters, updates, maintains, compiles and retrieves data from computer databases.

  • Documents how to access files.

  • Generates routine reports after collecting and organizing data.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year of clerical or secretarial experience.

  • Previous experience with various personal computer software applications.

  • Positions within this classification may require the ability to type or keyboard 40 accurate words per minute.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Guest Volunteer Services

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 60553

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.