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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sr Administrative Assistant-Pediatric Emergency Dept-30 hrs/wk Day Shift in Nashville, Tennessee

Sr Administrative Assistant

Pediatric Emergency Dept

60 hrs every 2 weeks/Day Hours


Your Role:

  • Performs administrative and business support related duties of a complex nature in support of an area with minimal guidance. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of administrative support which may include, but not limited to, scheduling, booking travel and budget reconciliation.

  • Ensures data/records are created and maintained to document financial, planning, correspondence, procedures, processes and other information.

  • Compiles data, analyzes information and summarizes findings in support of an area.

  • Prepares reports and other documentation as requested.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 4 years relevant experience

Position Shift:

  • Mon/Wed/Fri 10 hr shifts-Days

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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

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  • The Leapfrog Group: grade"A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10grant awardees for medical research in the US

  • American Association for the Advancement ofScience: 12 facultymembers elected fellows in 2014

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nursesare the only group honored in Middle Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: MiddleTennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100"Most Wired" medical systems in the US


High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 4 years relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

Job Administrative and Clerical Support

Organization: Pediatric Emergency Dept Admin 209223

Title: Sr Administrative Assistant-Pediatric Emergency Dept-30 hrs/wk Day Shift

Location: TN-Nashville-Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Requisition ID: 1905743

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.