Administrative Assistant Ii

Reston, Virginia
$35,775.79 - $59,626.94 Annually
Oct 12, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is the largest public health department in Virginia, serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds throughout Fairfax County, as well as the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon, Vienna and Clifton. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to protecting, promoting and improving the health and quality of life for all in our community. The Health Department is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual to become a member of our Health Services Clinical Team. Provides day to day administrative support for operations in the department, program or local office. Greets and processes clients, receives incoming telephone calls and responds to inquiries and requests for information. Accurately enters information into appropriate department databases, schedules appointments, and processes/distributes mail accordingly.

Note: Functional areas of responsibility include, general office administration, receptionist/public setting, information systems/software, fiscal administration.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of a variety of standard office procedures;
Knowledge of specific unit terminology;
Knowledge of work done in related departments.
Ability to read and comprehend relevant documents.
Information Abilities
Ability to process and integrate simple data.
Interpersonal Abilities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external
and internal contacts.
Word Processing/Typing
Basic skills in the use of Microsoft Word.
PC Skills
Basic skills in the use of applicable Microsoft software.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation and one year of experience providing administrative support.

The preferred candidate will have two or more years of experience providing administrative support in a high volume health clinic or medical health care setting. Experience with medical billing, database maintenance, filing systems and scheduling. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact in a friendly, service-oriented and professional manner with internal and external customers. Position requires the candidate to work independently and in a team environment, be proactive, exercise good judgment, and use critical thinking skills. Ideal candidate is highly organized, demonstrates exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a child protective services, a sanction screening and driving records check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Driver's license
AED - Required within 60 days
CPR - Required within 60 days

Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview, may include a practical exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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