Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois - Barrington, IL

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Job Descriptions:
The Executive Assistant is responsible for all secretarial functions for the President and Board of Directors of the agency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Records and transcribes minutes for the agency's board meetings and committees, Senior Leadership meetings, leadership meetings and all staff meetings.

Schedules and coordinates meetings and appointments and maintains the calendar of Senior Leadership.

Acts as a liaison between the President/CEO, board of directors and other senior staff.

Composes letters, memorandums, agendas, board packets and regulatory applications.

Plans and coordinates arrangements for off-site meetings, travel arrangements, food service and business lunches.

Maintains executive files and records and the agency's policy and procedure manual.

Receives and screens incoming calls and/or visitors and determines their priority.

Reads and screens incoming correspondence and prioritizes for the President/CEO.

Types confidential and sensitive reports and facility, physician and vendor contracts as needed, maintaining confidentiality in all correspondence and communication.

Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position.

Non-essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Assists with coverage for the switchboard and training of administrative assistants.

Required Experience:
Education & Formal Training Required:
Associate's degree is preferred in administrative assistance or related field

Training in communication and secretarial skills

Job Experience Required:
5 plus years of experience as an administrative or executive assistant.

Specialized Competencies (Skills, Abilities, Behaviors) Required:

Communication skills both verbal and written

Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, databases, internet e-mail), voicemail

Organization skills

Physical/Mental/Visual Job Requirements:
Frequently sitting and working at the computer

Frequently working with interruptions

Frequently works with confidential information

Frequently lifting up 10-20lbs and occasionally up to 50 lbs

Working Conditions:
General office working conditions

Occasionally travels to off-site seminars and meetings

The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by associates assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description.
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