• Administrative Assistant, The Director of Teleoncology, Dr. Christian Otto.

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 1:24 PM)
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  • 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

    The telemedicine program utilizes digital systems such as computers, the internet, and telecommunications for the delivery of healthcare services; namely, health assessments, consultations and follow-ups. It allows healthcare providers to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients without the need for an in-person visit, providing patients with a higher quality of life during their cancer care. The aim of the program is to develop comprehensive center-wide telemedicine services to enhance the ability of providers to care for their patients while improving the lives of cancer patients during their treatment. You will work with a dynamic team of providers, information systems experts, data analysts, and health informatics personnel to aid in the development of this exciting new care initiative.  We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the Director of Teleoncology, Dr. Christian Otto.


    You Are:

    • Detail-oriented in your approach; demonstrated in your work, correspondence and written communication 
    • A professional who is comfortable working closely with senior faculty and staff 
    • 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 creating 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
    • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm

     You will:

    • Assist the telemedicine staff in various department projects and coordinate related timelines and logistics
    • Prepare, proof-read and process documents for approval and/or distribution utilizing office automation (Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Create, manage and maintain neat, organized, accurate and up-to-date filing systems for the administrative office
    • Track expenses of staff; process payments and reimbursements. Assist with scheduling and making travel arrangements, meetings and other tasks delegated by the Director and other staff within the department.
    • Perform various clerical duties to contribute to the smooth operations of the Department’s office in support of faculty and staff.
    • Prepare purchase requisitions and work orders and process invoices for payment
    • Gather information and perform data entry in timekeeping and payroll systems
    • Create and distribute email communications including notifications, announcements and invitations
    • Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:00pm, with flexibility as needed.

     You have:

    • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Ability to multitask in a high-volume office
    • Must be able to work independently under general supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Familiarity with healthcare preferred
    • Experience or interest in IT a plus



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    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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