Executive Assistant to the President & VP of Medical Affairs

Norfolk, VA
Dec 26, 2018
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time

Sentara Leigh Hospital, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is hiring a full time Executive Assistant in our Administration Office.

Position Overview
  • Provides administrative and operational support for the President of Sentara Leigh Hospital and for the Vice President of Medical Affairs
  • Prepares agendas, meeting materials and takes minutes for executive, leadership, and other meetings as assigned.
  • Provides operational support for the Administrative Assistant Team and manages the day to day operations of the Administration Offices.
  • Interacts with leadership team members, community members, board members (as needed), and corporate executives.
  • Hours: 8a - 5p with some after hour meetings in the evening.
  • Minimum of 3 years of previous experience as an executive assistant providing support to executive level management, in a professional, fast-paced, high volume administrative setting.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated individual who holds themselves accountable for results and is able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Skills for Success
  • Multi-line phone system
  • Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Demonstrated/Proven ability in:
    • Calendar oversight and management
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Critical thinking and decision making
    • Time management and priority setting skills
    • Priority Setting
    • Conflict Management
    • Event planning and travel arrangements
    • Expense reporting
    • Developing and using spreadsheets
Please Note: Qualified applicants will receive an invitation to answer initial screening questions via video interview.

Sentara OverviewRecently named a Top 15 Health System for 2018 by IBM Watson Health, Sentara is one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the country. We are dedicated to providing leading medical experts, outstanding support teams, advanced technology and continuous innovation to meet our mission of improving health every day of the patient we serve.

Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
    Medical, Dental, and Vision InsurancePaid Annual Leave, Sick LeaveFlexible Spending AccountsRetirement funds with matching contributionSupplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among othersWork Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great dealsOpportunities for further advancement within our organization

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Performs complex and administrative tasks and provides primary executive support to the designated VP, Hospital President or Division Head.


Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Required: Executive Assistant - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Microsoft Office, Service Orientation, Typing Speed 60+ WPM, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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