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Geisinger Health System Administrative Assistant in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant

LOCATION: Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

DEPARTMENT: Performance Improvement


WORK TYPE: FULL TIME 1.0 FTE (80 hours bi-weekly)


Performs varied administrative duties under the general supervision of lead personnel and assigned principals.

Performs administrative activities to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Works under the general supervision Operations Manager/Department Director.



OFFICE ADMINISTRATION-Ability to carry out ongoing office administration tasks effectively and efficiently in support of local and remote teams.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS-Demonstrates oral, written, and electronic communication skills.

INDEPENDENT WORK-Demonstrates ability to work independently or with limited supervision.

INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SKILLS-Working knowledge including but not limited to the following: Microsoft Operating System and Network Operating System (NOS), Novell Netware, Unix Operating System, Citrix,


High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.

2 year administrative assistant experience required.


Work is typically performed in an office environment

Work involves lifting up to 20 lbs. occasionally or often

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

About Geisinger

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn and Twitter at .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.