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About This Employer

More Than Just A Hospital

DeKalb Medical is more than just a hospital. We are a not-for-profit health system, comprised of three hospital campuses, known for our premier clinical services, the latest technological advances and a caring and highly trained staff.

That’s why we’re passionate about providing care that is both state-of-the-art and personal. It’s this purpose that inspires us to continually develop ways to enhance our services and facilities and empower our employees, while maintaining close relationships with our patients and the community.

Joining Our Team

If an energized environment where clinical team members play an important role in providing care, partnering with physicians and allied health professionals, making decisions and ensuring a warm, caring environment are what you are looking for, DeKalb Medical is right here, right now, for you!

We invite you to partner with us and become a member of our team at DeKalb Medical.

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Administrative Assistant

Dekalb Medical

HEADLINE:  Administrative Assistant



Administrative Assistant


Five-Star Rated:

Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2013

Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2013

Award Winning Care:

Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care (2007-2013)
Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence (2007-2013)
Sleep Disorders Center of Excellence
2010 Corporation of the Year- DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

Top Workplace in Healthcare:

Recognized by our Employees and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a 2011 Top Workplace
Voted by our Employees and Atlanta Magazine as a 2008 Best Place to Work

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Job Summary: 

Provides administrative support for Executive Director/Administrator and Director of Operations. Manages/prioritizes calendars, prepares/organizes documents and presentations, and coordinates with executive staff to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.  Initiates action to prepare and handle necessary items.  Coordinates and follows up on administrative activities and/or special projects.  Position has access to and regularly works with information of confidential and strategic nature.


Job Responsibilities:


  1. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with all levels of hospital staff, physicians, and external contacts. 


  1. Interfaces with staff as required to ensure communications to and from the Executive Director and Director of Operations are transmitted and received promptly and appropriately.  Handles details of a confidential and strategic nature.


  1. Manages and prioritizes calendars of Executive Director and Director of Operations.  Schedules meetings as requested by Executive Director and other leadership staff.


  1. Screens and directs Executive Director's and Director of Operations' incoming phone calls and mail.   Prioritizes messages and organizes related activities as needed. 


  1. Composes and/or prepares correspondence as requested by Executive Director and leadership staff.


  1. Distributes/posts various calendars and call schedules.


  1. Distributes parking permits and meal tickets.


  1. Handles patient satisfaction materials as required.


  1. Works in conjunction with other hospital departments to resolve complaints.


  1. Prepares, organizes and distributes documents for meetings and presentations.  Takes minutes as necessary. 


  1. Coordinates with Executive Director's direct reports (leadership staff) to accomplish tasks, including reports and spreadsheets. 


  1. Schedules conference rooms at the facility.


  1. Handles timekeeping (Kronos) duties for select group of employees.


  1. Processes departmental invoices, including VISA account and payment to physicians.


  1. Coordinates continuing education and travel arrangements for Executive Director and hospital leadership.


  1. Facilitates House Physician program for Downtown Decatur.  Duties include, but are not limited to:  works with Coordinator and Medical Staff Services, processes initial applications, supports the on-site orientation, coordinates house physician bi-annual evaluations, reappointments, and any other details concerning the House Physician Team.


  1. Maintains and supports the Human Resources files for the LTAC division of Downtown Decatur.


  1. Manages and maintains filing systems, both paper and electronic.


  1. Orders departmental supplies as needed and maintains office equipment.


  1. Works with employee relations, celebrations and reward/recognition activities.


  1. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of DeKalb Medical at Downtown Decatur.




Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Professional experience working in a healthcare institution, law office, financial institution, consulting organization. 
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and ability to maintain and prepare data and reports.


Other Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work independently with a high level of dependability, consistency and commitment.
  2. A general understanding of the healthcare industry.
  3. Ability to understand and work with correspondence and minutes.
  4. Ability to complete work assignments in a timely manner.
  5. Ability to organize, plan, prioritize and coordinate own work, as well as that of the Executive Director and other assigned projects.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form.
  7. Knowledge and ability to understand financial information and legal matters.
  8. Skill and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  9. Skill and ability to plan and organize and manage projects.
  10. Skill and ability to operate independently and collaboratively as part of a team.