Resp & Qualifications
CareFirst, Inc., and its affiliated companies, generally referred to as CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , is the Mid-Atlantic regions largest private sector health insurer, serving the healthcare needs of 3.5 million members in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and portions of northern Virginia. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to individuals and groups, as well as state and federal government sponsored plans. With a market share almost three times that of the closest competitor, the company commands 45 percent penetration across the region.
In July 2018, Brian D. Pieninck assumed the role of President and CEO after serving as the companys COO of Strategic Business Units and IT Division. Under his leadership, the organization completed an extensive review of its operations and clinical programs, resulting in an expansive 3-year strategy to grow and diversify the companys core business. Along with a 5-year vision to drive the transformation of the healthcare experience across the continuum of its members, partners, and communities, the company has placed a renewed and intentional focus on fostering a mission-based culture, which drives every decision the company makes. The organization employs over 5,600 full-time employees in Maryland, Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia. CareFirst has earned multiple workplace awards recognizing its leadership in diversity and inclusion, wellness engagement, and creation of a supportive and equitable work environment for all employees.
At CareFirst, you are part of an inspired, collaborative team that is building the healthcare experience we want for our families and our future. Every day, we make a meaningful difference in the communities where we live and work.
We practice empathy, seek to understand, invest in inclusion, demand equity and nurture belonging every day for our employees and the communities we serve. We rely on the rich diversity of our employees experiences and backgrounds to achieve our mission. Every year we host a Week of Equity and Action where we deepen our investment and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. During this week thousands of employees engage in workshops and volunteerism with the goal of bettering themselves and our community.
Women make up around 70% of CareFirsts employee population, and over 50% identify as BIPOC .
We have 9 resource groups that connect employees over shared identities and passions .
Employees are encouraged to give back and volunteer in their communities with their civic engagement hours.
As a not-for-profit, CareFirst regularly ranks among the most philanthropic organizations with $65 million invested in the community in 2020 to improve overall health, and increase the accessibility, affordability, safety, and quality of healthcare throughout its market area. The companys employees consistently add to this impact by devoting thousands of volunteer hours to numerous community organizations and social causes. The companys continued efforts to reinvest in community health care programs has repeatedly earned CareFirst regional accolades as a leading corporate philanthropist, including the No. 2 and No. 7 spots on the Baltimore Business Journal and Washington Business Journals 2019 list of top corporate givers, respectively.
Provides administrative support for a Vice President / SVP. Performs advanced, diversified and confidential duties that may be administrative in nature or project based. Work requires broad and comprehensive experience, skills and a thorough knowledge of organization policies and practices. Prepares correspondence, reports, presentations, etc. Sets up meetings and may act as proxy for superior. Requires sufficient skills to communicate effectively with peers and senior level management staff. Performs complex tasks requiring the consideration of multiple variables to determine proper course of action. While tasks are complex, most decision-making can be made within pre-determined approaches. May lead and provide functional guidance to lower level support employees. Works under general guidance/supervision.
Provides day-to-day administrative support to an Executive and members of the staff.
Screening and where possible, responding appropriately to emails on increasingly complex matters, in a manner that reflects an ability to discern between critical and less urgent matters
Tracks and coordinates with staff to ensure completion of all action items for the Executive.
Processes all overhead invoices for fax machines, copiers, conference rooms, and cell phones. Processes all expense reports and invoices for the department.
Procures equipment for all conference rooms.
Coordinates requirements with executive staff at other locations.
Supports offsite meetings and conferences sponsored by the executive.
Maintains reimbursement files for the budget.
Mentors junior Administrative Assistants.
Assists higher level Executive and/or their Executive Assistant, when needed, in the planning of meetings, executive visits, and customer visits.
Position does not have direct reports but is expected to assist in guiding and mentoring less experienced staff. May lead a team of matrixed resources.
Education Level: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: 5 years experience supporting executive level management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Adept at learning new technologies to perform data entry, manage calendars, and create reports.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Strong time-management and organizational skills.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.
Department: Business Solution Delivery
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity 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.
Hire Range Disclaimer
Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
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.
The associate 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 associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship
Posted Date : 2022-05-07
Job type : Full Time