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Albany Medical Center ASA VII: Administrative Support to Nursing Assistant Vice President - 40hrs/week, Days in Albany, New York


Women and Children PRN

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Provide administrative support and secretarial services to the Nursing Assistant Vice President. Provides secretarial services to leadership staff of the department. In addition, provides secretarial support to Patient Care Services projects and committees.

Monday through Friday, No Holiday/No Weekend requirement.

Hourly Range: $18.50 - $23.78


  • Coordinates department communications; accepts and screens telephone calls appropriately

  • Able to operate basic office equipment (fax, photocopier, calculator), and uses skills to complete data entry, complete reports, schedule meetings, word processing, desktop publishing, and develop slides and graphs.

  • Proficient in all pieces of LAN based software, and expert in a select few.

  • Establishes, maintains, and revises record-keeping and filing system.

  • Assists in preparation of departmental budgets necessary for unit operations and monitors service specific accounts.

  • Orients and acts as a resource to secretarial staff and leadership staff in area of computer expertise.

  • Assists in orientation of new administrative support staff.

  • Maintains adequate supplies of current forms, unit supplies, and equipment. Processes invoices and maintains positive vendor relationships.

  • Troubleshoots and maintains office equipment.

  • Has the knowledge to prioritize work in accordance with deadlines and department/divisional needs.

  • Answers inquiries concerning activities and operations of departments/division by referring to and interpreting policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates scheduling, meeting minutes, for the Nursing Assistant Vice Presidents as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as outlined in the attached annual competency assessment. Where feasible, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions.


AAS degree in Secretarial Science ( or related field with equivalent secretarial experience).


Minimum of 3 years of secretarial experience.


Able to communicate effectively on a wide range of issues with internal and/or external customers, initiate follow-up actions. Ability to effectively present information in one-to-one and small group situations. Able to work with others to accomplish a task or goal, be flexible in work practices, procedures, and/or processes, work efficiently with others to find solutions.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Ability to be honest, to be punctual, and to perform the job in adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct as defined by AMC. Ability to be accurate in such matters as record-keeping, and to use good judgment when performing the functions of the job or when interacting with others. Ability to accept direction, carry out orders, to work cooperatively with others and to avoid the creation of unnecessary conflict. Ability to adhere to AMC’s policies, procedures and practices, and to utilize AMC’s problem-solving processes for resolving grievances or disagreements


Ability to independently organize work to meet established guidelines. Ability to gather data from appropriate resources.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to probe, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and speak and hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally to stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to infectious materials and chemicals (see unit specific MSDS information).

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job requires as an essential function that the majority of the time the employee must be physically on-site, as the work cannot be done from a remote location.


All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related instructions given by their supervisor subject to reasonable accommodations.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.