Adminitrative Assistant- Clinical Nutrition Job

Children's Health - Administration and Clerical Careers

Job Number: 51253

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 1-25-2017



This job is responsible for performing advanced administrative skills in the support of one of more areas. This individual must possess the ability to work on multiple projects and to establish
appropriate priorities. This individual must also recognize what needs to be
done and initiate activities without direction. This position will require you to take a skills test for Microsoft Word/Excel and PowerPoint.


Two years of college or secretarial school, or equivalent work experience preferred.


Minimum 5-7 years of related experience preferred.


Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience preferred.


The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

Has established skills to perform a range of day-to-day activities

Understands how own duties relate to others in the team and has an awareness of how the team integrates with others

Manages own workload by applying an understanding of team priorities; may provide assistance to less experienced colleagues

Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established options

Impacts own team through the quality of the service or information provided; Follows standardized procedures and practices and receives regular but moderate supervision and guidance

Uses foundational communication skills to exchange straightforward information


Provide administrative support including creating and modifying documents, answering telephones, printing, filing, mailing, ordering and distributing office supplies and equipment; prepare correspondence and reports requiring strong understanding of department-specific matters: scheduling meetings and appointments, to include inviting participants and booking rooms.

Additional duties may include the following: processing on-line payroll timesheets for the department; processing confidential paperwork such as Payroll Notifications, Requests for Personnel, and counseling documents; creating and editing PowerPoint presentations.

May make travel arrangements as directed.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

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