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MD Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Assistant - G15 - Myeloma/Lymphoma in Houston, Texas

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our core values are caring, integrity, discovery, safety and stewardship.

G15 is the inpatient Lymphoma/Myeloma unit which cares for patients through all stages of the disease: from early diagnosis to end of life issues. The unit cares for these patients through chemotherapy protocols (both investigational and non-investigational), supportive care with regards to the side effects of chemotherapy, and disease process and symptom management due to the same issues. G15 also cares for our patients undergoing CAR T-Cell Therapy.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree and previous work experience in an administrative/secretarial role.

This position will be onsite at the Main Hospital (Texas Medical Center - Houston).

Shift will be a 40 hour work-week, Monday - Friday.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs routine administrative and secretarial duties.

  • Types abstracts and manuscripts according to specific grant formats.

  • Maintains calendar for physician / supervisor.

  • Takes, prepares and distributes meeting minutes.

  • Makes travel arrangements and prepares expense reports.

  • Maintains complex confidential patient and/or general office files.

  • Arranges conferences according to department specifications, including booking rooms, catering and equipment.

Spends the majority of time on one or more of the following duties:

  • Compiles reports.

  • Composes formal and informal correspondence.

  • Creates and formats presentations.

  • Coordinates human resources activities for the department, including processing confidential paperwork, maintaining records, performance appraisals and job information.

  • May write position descriptions and works with financial and human resource divisions to resolve funding, job level or information issues. Interprets institutional policies for employees.

  • Monitors and balances company center budget activity, requiring complex account review, tracking and analysis, cost projections, status reports and identification of potential problems.

  • Ensures timely submission of required reports/documents for manuscripts and grants by tracking stages, alerting investigators and initiating response process.

  • May coordinate faculty recruitment, training or multiple schedules of activities for groups of graduate students and visiting fellows.

  • Supervises work distribution and processing for clerical area.

Other duties as assigned.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree.


Required Four years of administrative/secretarial experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

Experience Preferred: Previous work experience in an administrative/secretarial role.

Other Required Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 155505

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 37,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 46,600

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No