Staff Assistant, Radiology

North Carolina, United States
31 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Radiology Department at Duke is a rapidly growing, cohesive group of physicians and staff whose mission is to bring high quality, efficient imaging services to Duke’s patients in the Triangle.  The Department is proud of its positive work culture, in which every team member is valued and engaged.  The Staff Assistant will be a team member who would also value this culture and contribute to it while performing administrative and secretarial duties of a complex and confidential nature in support of departmental or divisional activities to relieve supervisor of clerical and administrative responsibilities and to maintain efficiency of departmental or divisional office operations.

  • Screen and route mail and documents; determine which to respond to or which to bring to supervisor's attention based on content of communication and knowledge of departmental programs and activities.
  • Organize and maintain divisional or departmental files of records, reports and correspondence required for reference and efficient operation of division or department; maintain up-to-date management and procedural manuals, directives, and related records; compile and summarize data and assist in preparing regular and special reports requiring analysis and evaluation of data; review reports received for supervisor; check and compare with source documents and bring significant items, changes, errors or omissions to the attention of the supervisor.
  • Submit receipts for reimbursements for NC Medical License and DEA, travel and other on behalf of the physicians
  • Prepare letters and statements a portion or all of which may be composed or compiled on the basis of personal knowledge of subject matter; prepare inter-departmental memoranda explaining new or revised policies and procedures as necessary. Take and transcribe dictation; type letters, reports and records ensuring grammatical accuracy, conformance with established procedures and factual correctness.  Maintain current Cirriculum Vitae for physicians.  
  • Assist with Reading Room Coordination.  
  • Maintain physician outlook calendars and assist with QGenda assignments.   
  • Arrange for and schedule appointments and meetings for supervisor; interview callers; answer questions concerning departmental or divisional activities; transmit instructions and/or information to and from staff members; serve as liaison with internal and external agencies; make proper referrals as necessary; prepare materials and make arrangements for conferences and travel; prepare necessary documents for supervisor's use in meetings; arrange catering; may attend meetings to take minutes or provide information as requested.
  • Assist Fellowship Program Coordinator in accepting applications, setting up interviews and communicating with candidates.
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Preferred Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016 programs. 

Location Durham


Job Family Level 07

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires a broad knowledge of clerical and accounting principle sand practices normally acquired through two years of post secondary education in secretarial science or a related business field.


Work generally requires two years of related secretarial/clerical experience to acquire skills necessary to administer office functions related to office management, communications, and budgetary/accounting activities.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE