ESH Administrative Assistant - Medical Lake, WA

Employer: DSHS

Job Description:
DSHS ESH Administrative Assistant 3

Eastern State Hospital is seeking Administrative Assistant 3 to join their team in Medical Lake, WA. In this role you will provide direct administrative support Rehabilitation Services Director and Leadership Team.

We are seeking a dedicated professional who have experience providing administrative support to executive staff in hospital setting or closely related field. If you are a self-starter who works well in a fast-paced environment, able to handle multiple projects with excellent time management and organizational skills, come join our team!

Some of what you'll do:

Provide support including: filing and organizing, personnel administration, and report preparation
Coordinate, facilitates, and follows up on special projects as needed
Review, process and prepare required attendance and training records for the department
Serve as a liaison between supervisor and department staff members
Create, update and maintain databases and spreadsheets to track statistics
Evaluate and prioritize purchase requests based on patients need
Maintain confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

What we are looking for:

Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing
Ability to work within a team that values diversity
Flexibility to respond to emergent needs and circumstances
Ability to prioritize and manage workload
Ability to work independently
Ability to build relationships within team and other agency units
Understanding of confidentiality and security of documents

Who should apply?

Professionals with a high school diploma or GED and two years of progressively responsible experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting or other general administrative work.

Formal education may substitute year-for-year for required experience.

Along with your application please include:

Cover Letter

Note: Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Questions about this opportunity? Please contact and reference job number 06597.
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person:
Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $3,144.00 - $4,083.00 Monthly

Posted on May 10, 2022

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