Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Secretary (Surgery/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
To perform specialized clerical and secretarial duties in support of the medical staff/faculty of the TTUHSC. Employees in this position are responsible for performing varied and complex office duties which require a thorough knowledge of departmental and institutional policies and procedures, as well as medical and scientific terminology. Work is performed under general office conditions requiring a high degree of telephone and personal contact with HSC faculty, staff, patients, and outside professionals. Work is also performed under pressure of deadlines, which may include frequent requests for urgent reports.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides secretarial support to assigned faculty with various clerical tasks and demonstrates initiative within area of responsibility; clarifies instructions when necessary and meets project deadlines.
  • Work with Medical Director/ Chief schedule meeting agendas sign in sheets and minutes.
  • Setting up meeting and taking notes Task Follow up pending tasks. Assist with QA/ QI supporting Nurse Coordinates and orders office supplies and equipment as needed for the administrative office.
  • In conjunction with traveler, performs all functions of travel arrangement and reimbursement  according to institutional policies and procedures.
  • Distributes and processes daily mail prioritizing the items that  necessitate immediate response and /or attention Keeps track of leave taken by assigned faculty.
  • Performs additional duties assigned by supervisor or administrator in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, be a team player, display flexibility, detail oriented and be reliable and punctual. 

HSC - El Paso

Surgery Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Office and Admn Wkrs All Other


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  •  A minimum of a High school diploma or GED.
  •  At least 90 days experience as a Medical Secretary Trainee. OR Three years of secretarial experience with 1 year in a medical or educational setting.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code

Air Force Specialty Code
3A1X1, 8A200

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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