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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Administrative Assistant, Service Chief  in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Administrative Assistant, Service Chief

We are:

The Rehabilitation Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides physiatry, physical therapy and occupational therapy in outpatient and inpatient settings.We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the Service Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine and the Director of Rehabilitation.

You are:

  • Savvy at managing complex calendars.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications.

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Known as someone who improves processes and proactively identifies solutions that anticipate stakeholder needs

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You will:

  • Provide administrative support to the Service Chief and Director, as well as support the faculty of the service as necessary.

  • Perform various clerical duties and administrative duties, including but not limited to calendar management, organizing travel arrangements, fellowship program support, processing reimbursements, coordinating meetings, meeting minutes to contribute to the smooth operations of the department.

  • Prepare/produce documents including memos, correspondence, reports, presentations, and manuals as required.

  • Complete required paperwork/communication tools for department.

  • Answer assigned phone lines and direct calls; use correct telephone techniques and procedures when receiving and making calls; cross-cover other lines as assigned.

  • Assist and participates in service projects.

  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support a practice by providing administrative support to the clinical team.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus one year of experience

  • Two to four years of related work experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong prioritization, attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-35409


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