Administrative Assistant Ii

Reston, Virginia
$36,133.55 - $60,223.28 Annually
Sep 18, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information. The Health Department is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual to become a member of our Health Services Clinical Team. To be successful, the incumbent must be able to resolve problems quickly and efficiently, maintain excellent working relationships, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, manage time sensitive tasks and have the ability to work independently. Under supervision, provides day to day administrative support to the assigned District Clinic Office. This position will greet and register clients, promptly answers incoming telephone calls, and responds to client inquiries and requests for information. Accurately enters data and information into appropriate databases, schedules appointments, files and processes/distributes mail accordingly. Works with other clinic administrative support team and performs other general office duties.

Note: The assigned functional areas of the position are general office administration, receptionist/public contact, and information systems/software.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and two years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).


  • Valid driver's license
  • AED (Required within 60 days)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days)

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 the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a driving record check, and a Child Protective Services check.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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 practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status 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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