Job Description

About UCVH:

Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH), an affiliate of North Country Healthcare, is a 16-bed critical access hospital serving 20 communities and 8,500 people in its service area which includes communities in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. UCVH provides over 4,000 emergency department visits, 325 outpatient surgeries, 300 inpatient admissions, 7,000 imaging studies, and 140,000 laboratory tests annually. UCVH offers a broad array of services including a 24/7 fully staffed emergency department, outpatient surgical care, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient care, ambulatory care, x-ray, MRI, CT scans, mammography, outpatient rehabilitation, laboratory services, and more.

About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

Job Summary:

    The Administrative Assistant’s duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operations of the office. Supports members of the Senior Leadership Team, with primary support being for the Director of Non-Clinical Operations and the Chief Medical Officer, through various organizational and communication tasks. Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of practices and procedures.

    Essential Functions:

    • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.
    • Assists in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
    • Develop and maintain a filing system.
    • Provide information by answering questions and requests by email or phone.
    • Produce and distribute correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, etc.
    • Provide general support to visitors or internal customers.
    • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Handle multiple projects.
    • Provide coverage for other departmental administrative assistants, if necessary.

    Other Essential Functions:

    • Performs additional duties as assigned.
    • Adheres to facility Values, Service Excellence, or Standards of Excellence
    • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner.

    Essential Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of clerical or administrative experience is required, preferably in a healthcare setting. Must possess strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to exercise initiative and judgment in effectively planning and organizing. Must also be able to communicate effectively, both orally and written with all levels of the organization and to use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information. Must have excellent computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office software. Must have or be able to obtain Notary Public credentials and BLS certification within 3 months of hire.

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