Administrative Assistant - FT - Days - Surgical Services

Clerical, Administrative &Registration Edinburg, Texas


Position at DHR Health


Provides secretarial and administrative support services to the Surgical Services department, including, but not limited to, typing/word processing, proofreading, preparing reports, processing correspondence, scheduling meetings, recording at meetings, receiving visitor, maintaining files and conducting special projects as assigned.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • One-two (1-2) years of related experience preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Prefer hospital experience
  • Secretarial experience is preferred



  • High degree of competency/experience in general. 
  • Requires good communication and organizational skills.
  • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.
  • Requires working with frequent interruptions. 
  • Must project a professional image. 
  • Must possess working knowledge of personal computers and software applications used in job.



  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.  Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices
  • Performs typing for the administration of the department (memos, correspondence, minutes)        
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of grammar, punctuation and composition.                              
  • Prepares a variety of administrative reports, statements and rosters.
  • Gathers data and other necessary information.                                                         
  • Establishes, maintains and revises record keeping and filing systems, ensuring confidentiality of information.                                                                           
  • Consistently is attentive to detail, record keeping and required paperwork inherent to the position.           
  • Distributes mail in a timely manner.                                                                          
  • Arranges meetings and conferences, schedules appointment and interviews and
  • Performs other duties related to maintaining administration schedules.                   
  • Accepts and screens telephone calls and routes calls appropriately; promptly and graciously responds to calls and visitors and determines the urgency of the situation; suggests appropriate referrals or informs administration when the situation warrants immediate attention.                                                                 
  • Tactfully handles difficult situations; contacts are handled professionally and consistently with courtesy.         
  • Establishes good rapport and cooperative working relationships with hospital personnel.                           
  • Performs well under pressure.




(Director of OR)          →        2. (Chief Clinical Officer of Surgical & Procedural Services)