MSKs Department of Pediatrics is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our Pediatric Vice Chair of Clinical Research. The Administrative Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative and programmatic support under minimal supervision.
The Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering is a multidisciplinary center for excellence for the treatment and care of children, teenagers, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. Comprising leading experts in the treatment of pediatric malignancies and immune deficiencies, our staff is dedicated to seeking novel approaches to achieve more-effective outcomes while reducing or minimizing the short- and long-term effects of treatment, both in the laboratory and in our state-of-the-art facilities.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Adept at crafting partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Willing to take action and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Manage and maintain academic and research oriented medical practices, provide administrative support to the Service and assist the management team in support of the service/team as necessary.
Perform various clerical and administrative duties, including but not limited to a strong focus in physician calendar management, grant submission, recruitment/promotions, organizing extensive travel itineraries, coordinating meetings, processing reimbursements, meeting minutes, and special projects to contribute to the smooth operations of the department.
Prepare/produce accurate documents including memos, correspondence, reports, presentations, and manuals as required.
Complete required paperwork/communication tools for department.
Answer assigned phone lines and direct incoming calls; use correct telephone techniques and procedures when receiving and making calls; cross-cover other lines as assigned.
Assist and participates in departmental projects.
Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support a practice by providing administrative support to the clinical and lab teams.
Bachelors degree preferred plus one year of experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Grants and contracts experience preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to provide a 2 year commitment
Strong prioritization, attention to detail and organizational skills
Please include a cover letter with your application
Internal Number: 2019-28491
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.