ADMIN ASST - DEPT of SURGERY


  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Posted: Nov 15, 2019

Job Description


School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nations top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

In support of a department or program, applies knowledge and skills to resolve complex non-routine administrative problems independently or with others.

Work Performed

Interpret departmental and divisional policies and procedures, making decisions on specific operating problems and issuing instructions in the name of the department or division head. Operate with the authority to affect, interpret, or implement management policies or operating practices.

Independently generate complex and detailed presentations and reports.

Control and maintain records of departmental or divisional contract and budget expenditures informing appropriate staff members of financial status of various projects and/or in matters of significant financial impact. Identify and manage potential vendors and review qualifications of each.

Assist and advise department or division head and staff members on administrative problems. Compile reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. Support business operations and strategic planning with analysis and recommendations based on data.

Supervise and coordinate the work of designated employees reviewing completed work for adherence to instructions or correctness. Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a full high school education plus two years post-secondary education in a business-related field.

Experience

Work requires 4 years related business or administrative experience to OR ANY OTHER EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR become familiar with general personnel practices, accounting and budgeting principles and coordination of major office activities. EXPERIENCE.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600

Web: http://www.hr.duke.edu/

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