7 Boyden Lane
DEERFIELD, MA 01342
Deerfield Academy is an independent secondary school committed to high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and personal responsibility.
Through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, extensive co-curricular program, and supportive residential environment, Deerfield encourages each student to develop an inquisitive and creative mind, sound body, and strong moral character.
Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills, and farms, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit.
|Salary Range:||Location:||DEERFIELD, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Administrative/Clerical/Data Entry|
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Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Nice to have
Deerfield Academy’s Health and Wellness Center is seeking a Health and Wellness Administrative Assistant for a full-time benefited, year-round position. Reporting to the Director of Counseling and collaborating closely with the Director of Medical Services, the Health and Wellness Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Chen Health and Wellness Center; manages the operations of the Counseling Center; maintains efficient administrative operations of the Counseling Center; and facilitates effective workflow in the D.S. Chen Health and Wellness Center reception area.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Counseling Center Support
Health Center Support
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Associates Degree or equivalent required, Licensed Medical Assistant or prior employment as a medical receptionist preferred, 3 – 5 years of related administrative experience in clinical setting; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills; diplomacy to manage challenging workplace interactions; ability to work both independently, efficiently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task effectively; exceptional attention to detail; ability to be proactive and be an excellent problem solver; demonstrated effective communication skills, including patience and compassion; ability to manage, and sensitivity to, highly confidential information; willingness and flexibility to contribute to a variety of job duties; proficiency in MS Office Suite particularly Excel; experience with an Electronic Health Record system or the capacity for rapid acquisition of skills in the use of the Electronic Health Record system and demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and serving the needs of a diverse community.
The Academy offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, retirement, and paid time off. The successful candidate will also receive a $1,000 sign-on bonus ($500 paid at time of hire and $500 paid after of 90 days.)