Oregon Health & Science University

Clinical Support Assistant (Administrative Assistant)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department of Medicine: Diabetes/Endocrinology Clinic
Salary Range
$20.02 - $25.33 per hour; commensurate with experience
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center & adult Endocrinology Clinic has doctors, dieticians, nurses, behavioral health specialists, and nurse practitioners specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, as well as doctors specializing in diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/diabetes/

Function/Duties of Position

The Clinical Support Assistant (Administrative Assistant) provides coverage for a full range of administrative back office duties and support as part of the medical care team, including MD, RN, PA, NP, residents, fellows, technicians, medical assistants, patients and families, as well as additional learners and professionals involved in the practice.


This position functions within the administrative scope to assist the medical assistant team to support the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center (HSDHC) and Adult Endocrinology back office functions, as well as other Department of Medicine (DOM) clinical operations.


The Clinical Support Assistant works under the direction of the Lead Medical Assistant(s), and has a direct reporting relationship to the Clinical Operations Supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of general office or secretarial experience; OR
  • An Associate’s degree or certificate in office occupations or office technology and one year of general office or secretarial experience; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree and one year of general office or secretarial experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Note: Successful completion of a formal OHSU Administrative Internship Program will substitute for one year of experience. Contact Compensation for confirmation of eligibility.

  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office and Windows required. 
  • Excellent customer service skills, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment required. 
  • Must be detail oriented and have good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and communication skills, including both written and verbal. 
  • Must have good grammar skills. 
  • Must have a demonstrable record of reliable attendance, punctuality, and proven successful performance at past and present employers. 
  • Must be able to work both with a team and independently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a healthcare setting
  • Experience working with an electronic medical record system

Additional Details

Please submit a cover letter with your online application

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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