Administrative Assistant

A large healthcare company in Fairfax, VA has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant!

* The purpose of this position is to support the department Manager and Supervisors with daily office management, operations and interactions with all other units of the company as well as external parties
* 40% Answers a large number of phone calls and provides assistance to a large number of professionals
* 30% Problem solving by the incumbent includes determining the most effective means of minimizing interruptions to management, relieving them of administrative detail, and responding to special project requests. Required to work both independently and as part of a team and be able to prioritize assignments effectively. Remains very flexible regarding the locations and groups being supported, while providing efficient and confidential administrative and secretarial support in an environment of rapidly changing priorities and projects. Completes assigned tasks while handling interruptions requiring immediate attention
* 20% Organizes and responds to the administrative demands placed on management in providing telephone coverage, preparing correspondence mail and scheduling meetings and trips
* 10% Has internal contact with officers, directors, managers and other secretarial and administrative support personnel. External contacts include vendors of equipment and services and travel agency personnel

* 1-3 years experience as a Secretary/ Administrative Assistant in a business environment. Requires thorough knowledge of practices and procedures of the department and organization. Requires familiarity with corporate policies and procedures, word processing, and the ability to type accurately. The position requires effective written and oral communication skills and an exceptionally professional telephone manner. Good oral and written communication skills
* Excellent PC, communication and organizational skills
* The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs
* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully. Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The employee must frequently talk and hear. Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted


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