McKesson Administrative Assistant, Research in The Woodlands, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description

Responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for the VP and Research

Leadership Team. Serves as the primary contact in the department for internal/external

inquiries to route internally. Acts as an information source regarding the department and

policies/procedures. Prepares meetings materials and slide decks; records minutes at key

meetings and provides tracking to follow-up on meeting action items. Assists in the

preparation of reports, graphs, and presentations on key business metrics using spreadsheet,

graphic software, and/or database applications. Makes appointments and travel arrangements.

May assist in establishing department policies, coordinating special projects or departmental

activities. Support to department with new hire on-boarding and supply ordering. Supports

and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and

Business Standards.

Key Responsibilities 100%

  1. Schedules meetings to include meeting invitations, room scheduling, ordering

refreshments, and preparation of agendas, reports, slide decks or other meeting materials.

Records and distributes minutes – including results to be delivered and action items with

clear follow-up timelines and owners. Tracks actions/issues/relevant activities from

meetings and ensures follow-up and accountability by the appropriate team members. 30%

  1. Generates and prepares formatted reports, graphs and presentations on key monthly

departmental metrics and practice metrics (e.g. monthly accrual reports) using CTMS or

other data sources as directed. Maintains documents on the Research shared drive, CTMS,

or other designated areas. 30%

  1. Coordinate special projects or departmental activities as requested. 15%

  2. Maintains electronic files of departmental reports and key communication tools including

calendars, distribution lists, and slide decks. 10%

  1. Orders equipment and supplies for new hires; facilitates the on-boarding of new hires.

Central supply ordering for department. 10%

  1. Makes travel arrangements for guests or department staff as requested. 5%

Minimum Requirements

4 years administrative support experience

Critical Skills

  • Proficiency with computer systems and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point,

  • and Excel) required

  • Attention to detail and demonstration of quick follow-up to client needs, commits to quality

  • Interpersonal skills and clear oral and written communication skills. Uses correct grammar,

  • syntax, and format

  • Demonstrated adaptability, handles day to day work challenges confidently, is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities; shows resilience in the face of constraints, demonstrates flexibility

  • Shows work commitment: sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them

  • Prior office experience in the medical field would be a plus

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Thorough knowledge of administrative support; Reading, writing, arithmetic skills and strong interpersonal skills. High level of computer literacy with command of office software including spreadsheets, word processing and database applications.

Education

HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Administrative Assistant, Research

Location: Texas-The Woodlands

Requisition ID: 18004724