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Lab Administrative Assistant (FT, 40 Hours)

BioReference Laboratories Elmwood Park, NJ

  • Posted: October 22, 2021
  • Full-Time

Req NumberBRL-21-12309LocationELMWOOD PARK , NJ 07407Company Overview

This is an exciting time to join our dynamic organization. OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and biologics. OPKO's diagnostics business includes BioReference Laboratories, the nation's third-largest and fastest growing clinical laboratory over the last 35 years, which provides diagnostic testing to physician offices, hospitals, and clinics, among others, and GeneDx, a rapidly growing genetics and genomics laboratory that applies cutting edge technologies to make efficient clinical diagnostic testing and interpretation available for individuals with rare and common genetic conditions. Come join our team and become part of something big, by making our patients and customers the highest priority.
Job Description
We are looking for a Lab Administrative Assistant 40 Hours a week in our Elmwood Park, NJ location.
Schedule: Monday to Friday 11:30AM - 8:00PM
Position Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Pre-Analytical Sr. Director, the Administrative Assistant will manage clerical duties of the department. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.
Position Responsibilities:
Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
* Provide confidential administrative support to Sr. Director, Pre-Analytical Operations
* Manage schedule/calendar
* Screening and handling of telephone communications
* Deal with administrative issues/inquires as appropriate
* Serve as primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with other departments and individuals
* Organizes and facilitates meeting and other special events as required
* Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain departmental records and databases, as appropriate
* Establishes and maintains files/records for the department
* Special Projects
* Assist/Support department managers and vendors
* Document and record meeting minutes
* Follow all HIPAA regulations
* Any/all other tasks/ functions delegated by upper management
Minimum Qualifications:
* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Previous experience preferred.
* Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
* Must have knowledge of Outlook
* Ability to analyze and revise operating practices to improve efficiency
* Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment
* Exceptional communication skills
* Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Position TypeFull-time (30+ hours)Work ScheduleMonday to Friday 11:30AM - 8:00PMPosition Specific Details

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