Administrative Assistant to the Dept. Chair - General Surgery

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 169307-1A
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021
Category: Specialist

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Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  

Under general supervision of the Administrative Director and the Department Chair in collaboration with physicians and other care providers, provides secretarial and administrative support to one or more individuals in a clinical environment. In addition to medical secretarial duties, the Administrative Assistant to the Department Chair serves as the primary point of contact for the Department Chair, and assists with the coordination of certain departmental activities as directed. Demonstrates discretion in working with confidential strategic, financial, or staff information.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:   None required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:   Medical terminology.  Proficient in standard office procedures and operation of business machines, (personal computer, fax, telephone, dictaphone, others as appropriate).  Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong oral and written communciation skills. Ability to display professionalism and discretion.

Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgements on sensitive, confidential issues. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to manage and impart confidential information.

Experience:     3 years related office and/or medical office experience.

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About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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