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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Administrative Assistant, Exec in Decatur, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Answers executive's telephones, screens calls and takes messages or refers caller to appropriate staff member. Greets visitors in a courteous manner, establishes needs and refers to appropriate staff. Establishes procedures and processes for setting up, organizing, and maintaining various departmental files. Retrieves appropriate information upon request for internal and external use. Arranges and schedules appointments, meetings, and domestic and/or international travel for one or several executives; prioritizes requests for meetings. Arranges itinerary, prepares expense reports, and prepares executives for daily activities. Schedules and coordinates meetings and/or special events. Reserves facilities, arranges for equipment and materials. Arranges for speakers, refreshments or meals. Develops agendas. Arranges seating. May chair meetings on specific operational issues. Develops recommendations and action plans. Receives and reviews incoming correspondence. Independently responds to routine matters and composes and edits responses for executive's signature based on knowledge of policies and procedures and supervisor's views. May sign for executive. Reviews outgoing mail for consistency and conformance to policies and procedures. Types correspondence, reports and/or manuscripts. May take dictation and transcribe from a machine. Prepares charts and graphs for reports and presentations. May meet with typesetters and publishers to publish communications materials. Operates standard office equipment including telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers. Gathers, reviews, verifies and consolidates data for preparing and monitoring unit/department budget and budget variances. Designs and generates regular or special reports and/or statistics after collecting, analyzing and organizing data. Forecasts expenditures. Analyzes needs and make recommendations for purchase of major equipment. Authorizes expenditure of unit/department funds. May supervise or direct the work of clerical, secretarial or other designated employees. May distribute work assignments. May interview applicants, train employees, and provide input to performance evaluations and other employee transactions. Initiates and processes employee transactions after review and approval. Assists in investigating employee issues or concerns; determines appropriate course of action. Interprets departmental policies and procedures for lower level employees. Refers employees to appropriate area for interpretation of organizational policies. Reviews, revises and communicates departmental policies and procedures and related forms in accordance with state, federal, and organization guidelines. Determines when new policies are needed. May act as spokesman for the executive within the organization concerning departmental or divisional issues and/or activities. Uses discretion when advising on executive's views.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in business administration, communications, or a related field. Three years of office administration, senior secretarial, or related experience OR Seven years of office administration, senior secretarial or related experience in lieu of a bachelor's degree. Previous experience with various personal computer software applications. Positions in this classification may require the ability to type or keyboard 60 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 Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Administration

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 39665

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Schedule 8a-4:30p

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.