Administrative Secretary III

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 157708-1A
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2019
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.


About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by providing advanced administrative and secretarial support to Director(s) and/or Associate Director(s) and affiliated departments. This position has the potential of impacting all Hospital’s goals by enabling our leadership team to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness. 


  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred:  One year of secretarial or other advance schooling



  • 5 years of previous relevant work experience
  • Proficient advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office.


  • Experience providing administrative/secretarial support to a management position.

Other Skills/Knowledge:


  • Analytical ability to gather and interpret data in situations where the information or problems are difficult or complex.
  • Excellent typing and editing skills
  • Able to exchange information on complex matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain Hospital policies, relay messages to appropriate personnel.
  • Communicates effectively with tact and empathy while conveying the message clearly and concisely.
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism, representing the department and Director(s) both within the Hospital and externally.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.


  • Able to produce signature-ready materials with minimal direction.


Full Time, 40 hours.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.