Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants provide confidential assistance and secretarial support to designated managers, directors, and programs. Their main role is to handle day-to-day paperwork, telephone calls, and other assigned duties.

Some of the main duties of an administrative assistant include:

  • handle/process information that is sensitive and confidential
  • coordinate the flow of information
  • ensure accurate and timely delivery of administrative services
  • keep managers/directors informed of work issues and activities
  • interact primarily with managers/directors and other administrative personnel across health care organizations
  • organize meetings, make travel arrangements, schedule calendars, take minutes at meetings
  • communicate with internal and external stakeholders/customers to promote positive and respectful working relationships.

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