Ascension Health Administrative Assistant in Lisle, Illinois

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Administrative Assistant - Risk Management South Region - FT, Days

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to performa variety of administrative duties to support the assigned department(s).

You will:

  • Compose, typeand transcribecorrespondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications as required.

  • Receiveand screenvisitors and telephone calls, and handles general inquiries.

  • Schedule/coordinatemeetings, conferences, special events, appointments and travel arrangements.

  • Maintainassigned calendar(s).

  • Establishand maintainfiling systems.

  • Orderand stocksupplies.

  • Process on a timely basis travel expense reports, timecards, check requests, requests for invoice payments.

  • Compos correspondence ensuring 100% accuracy of spelling and syntax.

  • Managthe mail (incoming, outgoing and email) and time sensitive deadlines by sorting, prioritizing and communication with Leaders.

  • Keep an up-to-date computerized address book of contacts that is coordinated with phone, PDA and laptop computer access.

  • Organizeand monitorcalendars using desktop software (schedule appointments, meetings, conference rooms, telephone calls and conferences).

  • Managethe mail (incoming and outgoing) and time sensitive deadlines by sorting and prioritizing.

  • Maintainfiling system, including all correspondence, projects and other departmental logistics.

  • Composeand typeroutine correspondences, reports and other documents.

  • Preparepresentations including PowerPoint slides and packets for distribution in meetings.

  • Processexpense reports.

  • Performother duties as assigned.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Post high school education and training is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Secretarial skills, including proficient use of office equipment is required.

  • Computer capabilities in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software are required.

  • Excellent attention to detail, communication and grammar skills are required, along with the essential ability to function independently, professionally and efficiently.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Health is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:”

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