Administrative Assistant I

Post #
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Operating Room
Full-time; Days
$46,062 annually; Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Performs more complex administrative, clerical, and general office duties in a clinical/medical setting for Clinical Department Heads; transcribes, types, maintains records and files, distributes mail; performs telephone reception; welcomes and directs on-site visitors; duplicates and distributes photocopies; routes faxes; revises work assignments at various subordinate levels to enhance administrative support efforts and meet department objectives; participates in the team or group work activities in the office; performs the above duties and responsibilities in a considerably complex and confidential environment requiring little or no supervision with broad latitude for utilizing judgment and initiative.


Applicants must possess an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of three years of full-time secretarial or related experience or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of four years of full-time secretarial or related experience. The preferred candidate will have experience in Surgery Scheduling and Medical Terminology. They will also have the ability to perform duties with a high level of attention to detail and organization while working independently and at a fast pace, the ability to multi-task when necessary, prioritize work effectively, and communicate clearly (both in a written manner and verbally).

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