CareFirst–Administrative Assistant


Location:  WASHINGTON DC – PORTALS                                       Career Band:  BAND II

Job ID #:  8079


PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the direction of the Manager, the PRINCIPLE accountabilities include, but are not limited to the following: •Responds to a high volume of phone calls from all levels of management regarding budgeting issues. Provides assistance to professionals within the department. •Problem solving by the incumbent includes determining the most effective means of minimizing interruptions to management, relieving them of administrative detail, and responding to special project requests.  Required to work both independently and as part of a team and the ability to prioritize assignments effectively. •Remains very flexible regarding the locations and groups being supported, while providing efficient and confidential administrative and secretarial support in an environment of rapidly changing priorities.  Completes assigned tasks while handling interruptions requiring immediate attention. •Organizes and responds to the administrative demands placed on management in providing telephone coverage, preparing correspondence, mail, filing and scheduling meetings. Necessary Qualifications: Abilities/Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relay and communicate efficiently and effectively to all levels of management and personnel.
  • Skilled PC use with word-processing, spreadsheet, database management and graphic programs.
  • Incumbent must be able to prepare executive level presentations. Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities. The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The employee must frequently talk and hear.  Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.


Department:  Training, Vendor Administration

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please apply before: December 16, 2015

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.



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