Location: New Orleans, LA
Under the direct supervision of the Department of Ophthalmology Administrator, the Administrative Secretary provides administrative and clerical support as assigned. Interacts with patients, taking calls and making appointments for department run clinical sites including but not limited to the Fertel Clinic and the Optical Shop. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to answering the phone, scheduling meetings, maintaining appointment calendars, and making travel arrangements for assigned faculty members; assisting faculty with project specific tasks; processing invoices and tracking expenditures; maintaining personnel and department files. Provides backup for other staff in the department, including the Optical Shop specialist.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Two years’ administrative clerical or relevant experience
- Ophthalmological related experience or training
- Academic or healthcare background, preferable in a medical school