MD Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Assistant - Infusion Therapy in Houston, Texas

The Administrative Assistant position on the Infusion Therapy Unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center provides complex administrative and secretarial support to the leaders and the unit. They will directly impact the department's efficiency and productivity.

MD Anderson's Vascular Access (Infusion Therapy Team) is believed to be the oldest, largest and most durable IV team in the country. The team is specialized in vascular access and provides peripheral and central vascular access devices for patients requiring IV therapy. Services provided include catheter insertion, maintenances, problem management and patient/family education.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with the MS Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint, and have experience managing payroll. Familiarity with PeopleSoft and scheduling software would be a plus.

Employment Status: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $36,000 - $45,000 - $54,000

Essential Job Functions:

Performs routine administrative and secretarial duties. 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.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree.


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

Preferred: Must have experience with MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.


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.