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Administrative Assistant, Penn Medicine at Home

Job ID: 162974
Category: Clerical/Administrative
Work Type: FT
Location: Lancaster, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Administrative Assistant, Penn Medicine at Home

Lancaster General Hospital, 555 N Duke St.


The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and office support to a department, director(s) or entity C-level.


  • Coordinates schedules and calendars by arranging meetings, appointments and travel arrangements. Uses independent judgment in managing calendar. Consults manager regarding conflicting priorities.
  • Composes correspondence, memos and presentations. Types, formats, and proofreads a variety of materials
  • Attends meetings, take minutes, and distributes materials when directed.
  • Answers and screens internal and external calls and visits to determine the urgency of the situation. Suggests appropriate referrals or informs direct report/team.
  • Manages department equipment, supplies and office space.
  • Organizes, maintains and updates as needed. Inputs and maintains data in prescribed systems.
  • Coordinates and tracks workflows and projects through the department and/or organization to ensure paperwork is complete and follow-up services are provided in a timely fashion.
  • Sorts and distributes mail and other communication to appropriate recipients. Coordinates information within team/department.
  • Provides back-up to other support staff as needed, while working in a team environment in a way that is professional, cohesive and respectful.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED required.
  • 0-1 years of administrative experience required.
  • Associate's Degree preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn new technical skills, applications and processes.
  • Effective communication skills in various methods, verbal, written, and presentations.
  • Strong written and communication skills; ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to use a scanner, copier, computer, fax machine, etc.
  • Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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