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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Administrative Assistant, Oncology Service Line
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Job Description

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Performs secretarial duties, recordkeeping functions, receptionist duties, administrative detail and follow-up functions to assist the appropriate administrative staff and physicians in their daily routines and in meeting the administrative needs of the hospital.




1. Provides secretarial support to the Vice President of Network Operations as well as to the Chief of Medical & Surgical Oncology.

2. Maintains M/S Outlook Calendars

3. Demonstrates appropriate and efficient use of equipment and supplies.

4. Maintains responsibility for own professional and personal development through active participation in inservices and/or continuing education programs.

5. Complies with established chain of command for work related problems.

6. Functions as a resource person providing guidance as requested.

7. Participates in identifying unit/department needs and supports unit/department goals and objectives that contribute to the growth of the SLH-Bethlehem Campus.

8. Participates in Performance Improvement projects as appropriate.

9. Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.

10. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.

11. Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).

12. Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.

13. Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.

14. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.


1. Maintains committee minutes as appropriate.

2. Participates in the development of policies/procedures and forms as necessary.

3. Assists Patient Care Managers as needed.

4. Other related duties as assigned.


Sit up to 7 hours a day; 3 hours at a time. Stand for 2 hours a day; 10 minutes at a time.

Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 25 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision. Must have consistent dexterity of hands and digits.


Excellent verbal and written skills are required to effectively communicate with other

departments within the Network, patients, families, the community, and the medical staff.


Experience with computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, Power point), copy and fax machines.

Demonstrates strong organizational skills and utilizes independent judgment daily.



High School Diploma. Business School or College Level Courses Recommended


Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Three to five years of previous secretarial experience required. Comprehensive computer skills, desktop publishing, and Excel spreadsheets required.


Day shift with varying hours based on the needs of the department.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.