Administrative Assistant - Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Community Health Centers of Burlington - Burlington, VT4.2

30+ days ago

Essential Duties

Responsible for providing administrative support for the Psychiatric Mental Health Director, the Director of Behavioral Health and to the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. Routine support functions include assisting with the management of the clinical and administrative weekly schedules including maintaining the clinical weekly schedule, CTO requests and building scheduling templates, Psych-of-the-day schedule, assist with recruitment and orientation scheduling and organization, assist with budget management and oversight, agenda preparation, calendar oversight, screening phone calls and taking messages, assisting with policy and procedure file maintenance and meeting preparations; special projects are assigned on a frequent basis. The position will be responsible for checking patients out from Psychiatry appointments and scheduling any follow up visits along with other administrative duties.

Basic Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Familiar with medical terminology
  • Experience in a healthcare setting preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent writing skills including ability to compose accurate and succinct meeting agendas.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills. Share Point and EMR experience desirable.
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as managing paper and electronic files, designing forms and compiling data.
  • Ability to sense when additional information or assistance/support is required for successful outcomes.
  • Ability to understand and convey information effectively and professionally to a wide-variety of people via clear verbal, written and/or email communications.
  • Ability to provide strong customer and personal service.
  • Willingness to actively look for ways to help and further operational progress.

About CHCB

All people share a powerful need for the basic necessities of a good life and a place that understands that good health starts with a caring touch and a kind word. For over 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) has provided access to high quality health care regardless of financial status or life circumstance. We strive to improve the health of all within the communities we serve in an environment that conveys respect, offers support, and encourages people to be actively involved in their own health care. Our positive, mission-minded staff make CHCB a great place to work!

CHCB is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center with eight sites throughout Chittenden County and southern Grand Isle County. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization. We offer an excellent benefits package to eligible employees.

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Job Type: Full-time


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