Administrative Assistant 4 (McKesson Pharmaceutical)
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August 02, 2016
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16006391-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.


We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.


As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.


Position Description
Responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for department managers and/ or staff. May take and deliver messages, provide information to callers, set up and maintain files, provide employees with office supplies, prepare and sort mail, perform word-processing assignments, proofread, and research and compile special reports. May operate automated office equipment and utilize software. Assists in the preparation of reports, graphs, and presentations using spreadsheet, graphic software, and/ or database applications. Acts as an information source on organization policies and procedures. Makes appointments and travel arrangements. May assist in establishing office policies and procedures, and coordinates special projects and department activities. May be assigned in various functional areas of the company.

Qualifications

     Qualifications:

     Minimum Requirements

      6+ years advanced administrative support experience


       Additional Knowledge and Skills

     

  • Aptitude to work with minimal supervision, set goals, create and implement action plans and monitor progress towards goals

  • Advanced Power Point Skills and proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel with the ability to quickly learn various in-house software applications

  • Ability to function well in a team environment, display professional maturity and interact with all levels of management

  • Ability to handle extremely sensitive and business confidential information

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Ability to interface and respond to all levels of the organization, including McKesson executives and  teams within other business units/geographies

  • Proactively work to organize, respond to needs and anticipate what is needed by the individuals for whom she/he supports

  • Flexible and able to work under pressure to include tight deadlines and multiple projects with strong organizational skills including the ability to make clear and timely decisions

  • Effective communication skills, strong collaboration skills and an impeccable standard of excellence

 

 

 

     Education

     HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent

     Bachelor's Degree preferred

     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.

A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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