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Full/Part Time: Part Time
Location/Affiliates: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Department: A23 - Medicine
Requisition Number: EHC14-50174
Under the general supervision of department management, provides full range of day-to-day secretarial support services such as word processing, typing, answering telephones and transcribing messages, reception, filing, maintaining files and other related duties. May be called upon to complete special assignments as required. Job does not involve provision of clinical services.
-Work requires a minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of an academic or business high school education, augmented by at least six months of secretarial training in word processing, typing, stenography and other office skills. Education/training should provide sufficient foundation for good written and oral communication skills. Basic arithmetical aptitude required, especially for preparation of Payrolls.
-Prior work experience of one to two years in a secretarial positions desirable, in order for incumbent/job candidate to have gained familiarity with office routine, maintenance of files, handling of confidential matters, etc. Job may be learned after two months' incumbency by secretary with above base experience. In clinical areas, familiarity with clerical office routine is preferred.
-Basic analytical skills necessary for handling of correspondence, scheduling meeting and appointments, preparing reports, etc. Skills must be adequate for appropriate level of function in administrative or clinical area. Incumbent works in accordance with set or designated procedures with some opportunity for prioritizing routine workflow. Errors in work performed should be detected by department management before completed work leaves area. Accuracy and attention to detail essential in performing effectively.
-Interpersonal contacts are important job feature; good written and oral communication skills are required.
-Work requires manual dexterity for daily use of work processing keyboard or typewriter; eyestrain may occur through daily use of computer or through heavy typing of correspondence; some mental strain in meeting deadlines. Light lifting of office supplies may be required.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and Excel required.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.