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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 2/14/2018
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
JOB DESCRIPTIONIndependently performs high level technical and administrative work supporting the division or unit. Serves as a project manager for a variety of special projects; conducts special studies and analyses and makes recommendations to resolve organizational, procedural and system problems. Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms control, supplies inventory, and office layout. Implements changes independently for areas of responsibility. For issues outside responsibility, makes recommendations and, following managerial review, implements changes. Uses organizational software applications to research and prepare documents and presentations. Collects, analyzes, and manage data. Manages calendar; sets meeting priorities; identifies objectives of meetings and identifies materials needed for meeting; exercises judgment to ensure appropriate parties attend meeting. Screens incoming email, mail and telephone calls to assign priority, route as needed, identify additional resources needed to address and/or respond to the communication. Independently plans and executes events, activities, and meetings. Assists with creation, preparation, and distribution of materials to be presented to all levels of organizational staff. Reads, researches, and routes correspondence while maintaining security and confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Authors responses on behalf of director or department. Develops and maintains relationships with all internal and external customers including patients, providers, staff and vendors. Records meeting discussions by attending meetings and recording key discussions and conclusions. May perform other duties as assigned.
* Associate s degree.
* 3-5 years experience in a business office with a strong emphasis on database management and customer service.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel.
* Ability to organize and think independently.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Bachelor of Arts degree or business equivalent.
* 5 years business experience.
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.