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Children's Mercy Kansas City Administrative Assistant III - Center for Professional Well-Being in Kansas City, Missouri

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Provides general administrative support to the department including composing and typing routine correspondence and/or reports, completing administrative projects such as creating and updating databases, coordinating travel arrangements, records and transcribes assigned committee meeting minutes, provides assistance in preparing various materials for meetings, scheduling/coordinating meetings, maintaining department filing system, and performing accounts payable/receivable activities.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that theseasonal influenzaandCOVID-19vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Provides administrative and clerical support for the Center.

  • Maintains and coordinates schedule for the designated faculty and staff in the Center .

  • Arranges and coordinates travel for guests , faculty and staff .

  • Schedules and coordinates meetings and special functions: notifies personnel, schedules meeting room, and reserves equipment and supplies for meetings as needed.

  • Attends meetings, transcribes, distributes,and maintains minutes at meetings as requested.

  • Responsible for care and maintenance of office equipment.

  • Distributes mail for faculty and staff in the Center .

  • Word processes general correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, statistical reports, and other documents as needed.

  • Maintains and updates faculty biographical information, resume, and education records.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all Center contact and meeting discussions.

  • Operates and manages office communications, including telephone, FAX, and e-mail.

  • Triages calls to appropriate person by transferring calls or paging the appropriate faculty and staff when necessary.

  • Prioritizes calls to ensure timely response to urgent calls.

  • Performs accounting activities, creates expense reports, work orders, assists with capital equipment requests, and orders office supplies.

  • Assists with special and recurring administrative and research projects.

  • Creates, maintains, and modifies databases.

  • Prepares text and graphics for posters and presentations using word processing and graphics software.

  • Prepares slides and spreadsheets for special projects as needed.

  • Retrieves special data as requested by Director and/or Medical Director, Chief Wellness Officer, or staff.

  • Assists with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grant applications as needed.

  • Assists with data tracking in Redcap, creating surveys and/or other requests as needed.

  • Maintains Center filing system to ensure records are complete and accurate.

  • Ensures pertinent information is contained in the Center files.

  • Updates and maintains electronic filing system on a regular basis.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 - 4 years of experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Excellent customer relations

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and RedCap

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $17.56, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-16787

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/8/2021 12:02 PM)

Posting Category Administrative Support/Customer Service


Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time

Work Days M-F

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Addi Morgan

Recruiter : Email amorgan1@cmh.edu