Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Director Secretary NeuroDevelopmental Science Center

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Neurosurgery Dept

Full Time, Day Shift



Position Description:

  • Provide administrative assistance to providers, such as typing, filing, expense reports, templates, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meetings.
  • Provides backup to other secretarial positions in the department as needed.


  • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
  • Associate degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience required. 
  • Must be able to proficiently perform secretarial and clerical work requiring independent judgment with speed and accuracy. 
  • Strong intrapersonal communication (both verbal and written), and time management skills required.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail required. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Must type 45 wpm. 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Visio, and Outlook, ability to file documents accurately, proficient with a 10 key, operation of fax, and copy machines.
  • Proficient experience of spreadsheet software preferred

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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