Administrative Assistant, Sr

Position: Administrative Assistant, Sr

Job ID: 165784

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Adminstration

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Senior Administrative Assistant — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide direct administrative support for multiple leaders, one of which must include primary support to a Texas Children's Executive (Assistant Vice President or above) and/or Director.
Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • High school diploma or equivalent Required
  • 5 Years Secretarial Experience Required
  • Medical And College Background Preferred


  • Compose correspondence, memos, and reports, according to guidelines and in a timely manner
  • Type, format, create, and proofread a variety of materials including handwritten, typewritten correspondence, presentations, memos, reports, agendas, and contracts, as instructed, and verifies the conformity of documents to Texas Children’s Hospital standards
  • Assemble documents and presentations as needed, for external meetings
  • Manages the leader’s calendar
  • Telephone various internal and external personnel to arrange meetings
  • Coordinate with other administrative staff to reserve conference rooms as needed
  • Answer the telephone in a courteous manner, identifying department, and aiding accordingly
  • Take telephone messages including name of caller, date, time, return telephone number and legible message when applicable
  • Retrieve messages immediately and take appropriate action upon return-to-work area.
  • Interface with all employees in a professional, courteous manner to assure that requests are met amicably, and a congenial work atmosphere is maintained
  • Maintain excellent relationships with departments throughout the hospital, assuring a good working atmosphere
  • Handle incoming/outgoing mail
  • Arrange travel
  • Participate in reception relief

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