Senior Administrative Assistant Job

St. Paul, MN, 55101
Feb 27, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time
Senior Administrative Assistant

Job ID:: 22939
Department:: Purchasing
City:: St. Paul, MN
Location:: HP - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type:: Full-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule:: Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30
Hrs/Pay Period:: 80

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, and with patients and the community is just one of the many reasons we were recently named one of the Twin Cities best places to work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

We are currently in search of a Senior Administrative Assistant to work at our Regions Hospital facility. The incumbent will provide confidential administrative support to the Director and other members of the team as directed. This position assists with budget management, special projects, maintenance of files and other administrative responsibilities to ensure efficient operation of the department.


1. Performs a variety of administrative assistant tasks to support the Director(s) in the operation of the department(s). This includes typing, copying, sending faxes, maintaining accurate files and records, answering telephone calls, taking messages, maintaining appointment calendars, and arranging meetings. Sorts and distributes incoming mail.
2. Creates, proofreads, and edits a variety of material including, but not limited to, correspondence, spreadsheets, presentation material, reports, and other confidential materials using appropriate computer software and office equipment.
3. Manages the Director’s calendar, assists in efficient time utilization and balances multiple priorities.
4. Arranges meetings. Handles space procurement issues, obtains the necessary equipment, and makes food service arrangements within established budget. Prepares materials for presentations and meetings as requested.
5. Audits budget reports and notifies Finance of errors or problems and works towards resolution. Prepares expense reports as requested.
6. Greets visitors and directs them to appropriate person in area(s).
7. Coordinates travel arrangements and prepares itineraries as necessary.
8. Responsible for variety of administrative projects requiring independent judgment and action.
9. Serves as a backup to other administrative support staff as needed.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.


• High School Diploma or GED
• 2+ years of administrative assistant experience
• Strong desktop tool usage including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Excellent spelling, grammar, editing, and organizational skills
• Ability to accurately type 45 WPM
• Ability to operate various office equipment
• Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
• Ability to deal with highly confidential information
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Good problem-solving skills
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills


• Two year Administrative Assistant Degree or Certificate

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information and to apply, go to and search for job id 22939.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.


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