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Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant I is responsible for providing comprehensive administrative and technical support for a complex program of services; working cooperatively and collaboratively with management personnel to ensure smooth and efficient daily operations in the designated department. This is a high-level administrative position performing difficult to complex administrative functions. This position works independently under limited supervision. Work situations are highly varied with rapidly changing priorities, which require strong interpersonal and organizational skills, discretion and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive and privileged information. Independent thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills are required within the scope of the position responsibilities. Major decisions are subject to the review and approval of appropriate management personnel. This position requires substantial interactions and contacts with all levels of staff, providers, and management. External contacts may include patients, patient families, and vendors.
Minimum Requirements: Three years secretarial experience at administrative level Three years experience with computer software applications Previous experience in health care setting preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Vocational business training or college course work OR equivalent experience AA Degree preferred
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.