Bring your skills and experience to a full-time, permanent Administrative / Executive Assistant role with Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Care Service Corporation)! The Admin is responsible for providing high-level support to a senior leader and their department more generally. The company is located in the Loop and offers competitive compensation plus benefits.
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Hiring Company: Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Care Service Corporation)
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn National®, TMG Health and Medecision, offer group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other individual solutions. The company, founded in 1936, serves nearly 15 million members across five states and employs more than 21,000 people in over 60 local offices. HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to high quality, cost effective health care and equipping our members with information and tools so they can make the best health care decisions for themselves and their families. Our health plans were pioneers in their states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures — ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care models to spur greater collaboration and accountability among various stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers and enable them lead healthier lives.
Job Description: Administrative / Executive Assistant
Under supervision, this position is responsible for performing secretarial/administrative duties to support the work of the appropriate Director, Sr. Director, Executive Director, or Division VP, including composing and typing correspondence, report development, meeting coordination, on-boarding, maintenance of confidential documents, cubicle and office set-up, timekeeping, and screening phone calls and visitors. These duties require a thorough knowledge of divisional policies, practices, and procedures to ensure the office functions efficiently.
This position requires a person with independent judgment and initiative, the ability to work collaboratively and inclusively, assisting in translating strategy into action, applying sound judgment, and generating innovative ideas.
- High School Diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred
- 3+ years of administrative support experience
- Thorough knowledge of office procedures and equipment
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including punctuation, composition, sentence structure, etc.
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
- Independent judgment, strong sense of initiative, and ability to act with authority as needed
- PC proficiency to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint
Preferred Job Requirements:
- Experience working in corporate environment
- Experience supporting more than one executive in an administrative role
- Willingness to develop project management and budget variance skills
- Certified Administrative Professional or Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence (PACE)
- Industry experience within a Healthcare Insurance Provider, policies, procedures, and software
- Flexibility in hours worked
The company offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
The beautiful corporate headquarters is located in Downtown Chicago.
HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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