Department Secretary

Position: Department Secretary

Job ID: 144317

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - Administration

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 4p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Department Secretary – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide support the centers daily administrative operations

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Responsibilities :

  • Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.



  • Optimizes patients' satisfaction




  • Keep updated log for Echo CD submissions



  • Comforts patients by anticipating patients' anxieties; answering patients' questions; maintaining the reception area.



  • Ensures services are provided in an effective and efficient manner when providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support. 



  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality. 



  • Answers the telephone in a professional and courteous manner; takes messages; directs calls to appropriate staff members.



  • Maintains a good working relationship with office staff members and physicians.



  • Performs other duties as assigned. 






HS Diploma or GED Required

2 years of administrative/secretarial experience

Bilingual Preferred



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