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Beth Israel Lahey Health Cardiology Department Administrative Assistant in Burlington, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Cardiology Department - Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant role is now eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus. Important Details: Bonuses are paid out in 2 payments: $500 at 30 days of hire and $500 at 6 months of hire. To be eligible, you must be a non-BILH employee or a previous eligible employee who returns to BILH after 1 year. Employee must be in good standing to receive the bonus at the time of payment. All bonuses are subject to applicable taxes. If you leave Lahey Health & Medical Center before your first anniversary you will pay back the sign-on bonus to Lahey Health & Medical Center. This program is subject to change at any point.

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Director in a non-clinical department, performs a variety of administrative tasks in support of the mission and goals of the department. Is routinely exposed to and works with highly confidential departmental, budgetary, strategic, and staff information. Exercises independent judgment and decision making within the scope of the job. Possesses and applies above average proficiency and facility in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and creation/editing of presentations. Serves as the primary point of contact and liaison for the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent, plus additional specialized training in office software and systems.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • High degree of proficiency in use of pc office software for word processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, e-mail, slide presentations and dictaphone.

  • Exceptional time management, organizationial, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information.

  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, judgment and decision making as it relates to the scope of the job.

  • Possesses a working knowledge of the whole organization, including it’s parts and their relationship to the whole

  • Possesses a working knowledge of committee structure, divisional and departmental structures, and

  • In the absence of certain of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet any of these organizational standards.

Experience: 2+ years experience as Administrative Assistant to a leadership role (manager, director, etc).

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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