Administrative Assistant- Dept of Psych and Beh Medicine

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Carilion Clinic Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine - Roanoke
Requisition Number:  132693

Job Summary

We are hiring for an Administrative Assistant for the Chairman of Dept. of Psychiatry and V.P. of Operations. Position is located in the administrative suite at Roanoke Rehab. 

The Administrative Assistant provides a wide range of administrative support to Vice President(s), Physician Chair, department and/or affiliates. Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the VP’s office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management and staff.
Communicates with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and visitors.  Independently makes decisions and demonstrates sound judgment in the course of routing matters, working with minimal supervision.  Maintains effective written and oral communications with a diverse population.  Job is performed in a normal office environment.  High degree of urgency is required.  Schedule is often interrupted and workload priorities changed. Requires ability to work across departments with team approach and may require cross-facility coverage.  Operates a variety of office equipment.  Maintains a professional work environment and confidentiality in all matters.  Handles difficult people and issues with tact and diplomacy.

Minimum Qualifications

    Education:    Associate Degree or graduate of a post High School secretarial or business program required.

    Experience:    Five (5) years administrative assistant or related work experience required.

    Licensure,certification, and/or registration:    Professional Certification preferred.

    Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated customer service orientation.  Proven business writing skills with the ability to compose documents, including correspondence, agendas, minutes, reports, etc.  Advanced  computer skills in Microsoft software programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with knowledge of other database and/or presentation software.  Excellent communications and organizational skills     required. Excellent grammar skills required.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 132693 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine - Roanoke 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Mon - Fri., 7:30 - 4:30, other hours as needed
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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