Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-14
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The Administrative Assistant performs both technical and complex administrative projects as well as general clerical work in support of the day-to-day operations of the assigned unit. He/she applies independent judgment in the completion of assignments which include data compilation and analysis, the development and preparation of unit and project budgets, and monitoring unit expenses. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant provides appropriate customer support to visitors or clients. Supports department and/or department leadership with daily clerical tasks. Prepares basic reports, charts, budgets and other presentation materials. Responds to routine inquiries from external or internal sources with standard correspondence or other messaging. Plans meetings and takes detailed minutes, as needed. Answers phone calls, provides information to callers or connects callers to appropriate staff.
Schedules appointments and updates calendars. Makes travel arrangements and reservations for department leadership and staff, as needed. Composes and types correspondence, such as informative materials; creates spreadsheets and presentations. Greets and provides general support to visitors. Develops and maintains department filing system. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: High school diploma or equivalent education is required. Three years of relevant work experience.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination
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