Dignity Health Executive Assistant in NORTHRIDGE, California


Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.



Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Under limited supervision, the Executive Assistant performs a variety of complex secretarial duties for the assigned Vice President(s), exercises independent judgment and discretion, coordinates appointments and calendars, and supports other Administrative staff as needed. As the Administrative adjunct to the Vice Presidents, distributes work assignments following the direction of the Vice Presidents and follows up on those assignments as directed. Anticipates what routine information is required for the Vice Presidents to make decisions and to facilitate gathering of that information.

Requirements: High School graduate. Two years of college education in business or healthcare related field preferred. Five to ten years recent administrative/ executive secreterial experience required. Previous hospital or healthcare experience strongly desired. Excellent telephone manners. Fast note taking skills for meetings required. Excellent spelling and grammar skills. Typing 70-80 WPM. Must handle sensitive and high confidential information; follow complex directions. Advanced practitioner in all Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook.



  • Minimum five to ten years' previous administrative/executive secretarial experience required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology desired, but not necessary.

  • Previous hospital experience preferred.

  • Must have excellent secretarial skills and telephone manners.

  • Typing 70 80 WPM and shorthand or other form of fast note taking required.

  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Access and ACT.

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Job ID 2018-60937

Employment Type Full Time

Department Hospital Administration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday

Work Schedule 8 Hour