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Swedish Health Services Administrative Assistant II - Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington


The Swedish Cancer Institute is looking for an Administrative Assistan t II (1.0 FTE, Day Shift ) at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position provides a wide range of highly complex and moderate to high volume administrative tasks in support of at least one director of a major organization. Responsibilities include the organization, prioritization and coordination of a moderate to high volume of work including confidential information.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service – this function is the level and scope by which the incumbent manages customer contact – phones, e-mail, visitors and customer request, questions, and complaints. Customer may be internal Swedish or external (vendors, patients, consultants, public).

  • Answer multiple telephone lines; prioritize and screen calls.

  • Manage visitor/customer flow – resolve conflicts and notify appropriate department employee of emergent and urgent issues and redirect customers as necessary.

  • Office Management – this function is the level and scope by which the incumbent manages workflow and notifies Department Manager of workflow issues.

  • Create, edit, and proofread variety of highly complex correspondence, memos, presentations and public relations materials to high level management, wide organizational distribution, or public distribution.

  • Project Management – This function is the level and scope by which the incumbent manages routine and emergent department/organization projects- organizes, prioritizes and coordinates workflow


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a Business Office program or two years administrative/clerical work experience may be substituted for the education requirement

  • Minimum of three (3) years of job related experience

  • Ability to handle moderately complex to highly complex problems or issues in standard and especially emergent situations.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Health Care experience

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 262097