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UnitedHealth Group

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229623 MSLA Executive Administrative Assistant Cypress CA

MSLA - Executive Administrative Assistant - Cypress, CA (229623)

Position Description

MSLA is a Medical Corporation that provides comprehensive independent medical evaluations (IME) and other IME related services to the government and private industry. Our business philosophy incorporates both exceptional customer service and quality evaluations, both of which are the primary factors for our rapid growth since our inception in 1998. No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing administrative and executive support tasks that are secretarial in nature for the CEO, CMO, COO and VP of Government Solutions with minimal or no supervision. Ensures effective department operations by providing responsive, independent, and effective administrative support in a highly confidential and professional manner. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes and reflects the mission and values of MSLA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work performed may include a broad range of responsibilities involving confidential information, such as maintaining calendars, filing system, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and responding to correspondence with attention to detail
  • Maintains calendars with sensitivity to issues within the organization, the time required for a specific meeting, and advance preparation time required by management. Executives are kept apprised of meetings and appointments and provided necessary supporting materials on a timely basis. Issues reminders, and alerts management of important commitments. Ensures all official obligations are met
  • Independently arranges and coordinates events; room scheduling, virtual meetings, AV equipment, additional equipment requests, and catering
  • Serves as communication liaison for Executive(s). Information conveyed may concern healthcare policy, government affairs, human resource management, strategic initiatives, and value management
  • Effectively and sensitively screens calls and interfaces with a high level of clientele. Messages are presented in a logical and well-organized manner. Calls are routed to appropriate departments or handled directly when not specifically requiring the attention of an Executive
  • Incoming correspondence and mail is screened, highlighted, and annotated for appropriate activity in a timely manner. Develops well-written responses to routine correspondence for the Executive’s approval. Accuracy of work, timely processing and tracking of materials is important, as it reflects on the public relations image of the Executives and MSLA as a whole
  • Coordinates and handles highly confidential information pertaining to personnel performance matters, labor relations, salary information and negotiations, and medical-legal privileged communications. Communications on these issues are handled with the highest degree of professional skill and strict confidentiality
  • Anticipates and takes responsibility for customer satisfaction. Behaves professionally and ethically in interactions with others. Treats individuals including co-workers, supervisors, management, clients, physicians, visitors and others with respect, dignity and fairness
  • Manages systems, processes, and resources as assigned that support the functions of the Executive’s
  • Makes travel arrangements, working independently with travel agencies and other organizations to assure that necessary registrations and confirmations are completed in a timely manner for Executives as requested. Prepares expense reports
  • Records, composes and edits minutes of meetings as requested by the Executives. Assures maintenance of original minutes. Meets agenda preparation/mailing requirements in a timely manner
  • Responsible for organizing, maintaining and retrieving documents from a multi-disciplinary filing system. This includes preserving and archiving historical documents
  • Effectively utilizes assigned programs and software. Strives to learn new features and uses for software that improves the quality and quantity of work in the department
  • Supports and promotes new or evolving procedures and routines. Participates actively in the change process and offers suggestions for new approaches to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Assures completion of reports by internal personnel for internal and external constituencies. Takes responsibility for becoming knowledgeable and in compliance with applicable requirements
  • Encourages team cooperation and fosters the development of trust. Actively facilitates and supports team decisions. Goes beyond responsibilities to help team accomplish tasks and goals. Takes initiative to resolve conflict. Is sensitive to the impact of decisions on others. Serves as a role model in professional behavior
  • Performs challenging tasks effectively. Anticipates problems and independently takes corrective action prior to completing the task. Strives at continuous quality improvement to achieve quality work the first time every time. Takes initiative to ensure procedures are continually meeting required customer needs
  • Completes special projects or assignments as required by senior leadership

Required Qualifications:

  • Post High School education in an Administrative Field
  • Previous experience and/or training that includes Executive level administrative work in a corporate setting
  • An equivalent combination of education or experience may substitute for stated requirements
  • Knowledge would include cognitive thinking or information one would typically gain through education or experience (Example: knowledge of research principles)
  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
  • Familiarity with MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent conflict management skills
  • 2+ years of experience providing executive-level support in a health care setting
  • Requires high degree of personal initiative, flexibility, and personal judgment in all assignments
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure smooth work flow, excellence of work standards, and an active interest in providing strong customer service
  • Requires above average ability to adjust to rapid changes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated competency in preparation of correspondence, written reports, and minute taking. Proficiency with MS Word for Windows, Electronic Calendar, Email, Excel, Project and PowerPoint (or comparable graphics software)
  • Ability to handle executive level confidential information with high level of tact, discretion and diplomacy
  • Ability to work under pressure of frequent deadlines, constant interruption, and changing priorities in a high volume setting
  • Basic computer knowledge

Careers with MSLA. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators at providing technology - driven, comprehensive, independent medical evaluations to government and private entities.  In addition to our core clinics located throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii, we manage an extensive nationwide network of fully credentialed physicians in all major specialties. We’ve joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. And when you join our team, you’ll impact the lives of others by verifying the validity of claims, providing quality examinations and meeting the timelines that make a difference for our customers.  Here, you’ll join a team that makes you want to do better every day, resulting in your life's best work.(sm)


 Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Keywords: MSLA, Executive Administrative Assistant, Cypress, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number229623
  • Job TitleMSLA - Executive Administrative Assistant - Cypress, CA
  • Job FamilyAdmin Support Services
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • Travel
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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