Administrative Specialist
Yakima Programs Office - Yakima, WA

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Provides support and assistance to identified administrative staff (Program Director and designees). Manages a diverse workload to include: typing, making telephone calls, assisting with project completion and analysis, filing, replying to correspondence, and similar tasks, manage spreadsheets and data bases, maintain various reports.

Qualifications

Education: Associates Degree/Certificate from an accredited technical school. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience may be substituted.
Experience: Minimum of two years with complex office responsibilities and one year of experience in Office Management preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State Driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Ability to maintain confidentiality; knowledge of secretarial skills including answering phone, taking messages, typing, composition, scheduling transcribing, etc. Strong word processing skills required and strong spreadsheet skills (Excel) essential. Knowledge of database (Access) preferred (CHS). Ability to express self, verbally and in writing; ability to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously; ability to periodically travel to and attend off-site meetings; and the ability to operate all standard office machines and equipment. If working with WIC, experience in the WIC and nutrition field preferred.

About Us

The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is the largest community health center in the Pacific Northwest. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality care and offering them affordable health care options. YVFWC provides comprehensive medical, dental and social services in 15 Pacific Northwest communities. Our medical and dental services are complemented by behavioral health services, nutrition services, drug and alcohol treatment, an HIV/AIDS clinic, community health services, the Northwest Community Action Center (which provides employment, training, mentoring and other case management and referral services), and a mobile medical and dental unit.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.