Executive Assistant to CEO

  • Tower Health
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Dec 04, 2020

Job Description


About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.


The Executive Assistant to CEO provides administrative support to the CEO of St. Chrisopher's Hospital for Children. This position’s primary role is to assure
timely communication and maintenance of dynamic and ideal working relationships in support of the Administration of the organization. Other responsibilities
include managing the Administrative office operations and supervising the administrative support staff. Serves as a resource to board members, senior
executives, clinical chairs, members of Medical Staff, all hospital departments and various outside contacts, including vendors, local and state representatives
and executives of other corporations.


Provides administrative support for CEO. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) Receives and screens telephone calls. Takes and follows up on messages.
(2) Greets and assists visitors. Provides directions, instructions and support.
(3) Coordinates communications from the CEO via letter, email and presentation to multiple constituents.
(4) Prepares meeting agendas, materials and minutes.
(5) Conducts research, assembles and analyzes data to prepare reports and documents.
(6) Handles incoming complaint and informational calls in a timely and professional manner.
(7) All other duties as assigned.


Effectively and efficiently manages and maintains the President and CEO's calendar. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) Coordinates and schedules various types of appointments and meetings. Allows for travel time between appointments. Provides appointment
details such as location, conference call information, who will initiate the call, etc. Looks ahead, identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts. Provides
schedule availability to others.
(2) Professionally interacts with internal and external executives, physicians, consultants, government officials and various other professionals.
(3) Arranges meeting set up and preparation; to include logistics, room reservation and set up, menu selections, delivery of refreshments, coordination
of presenters, and distribution of meeting materials.


-Excellent Communications Skills
-Excellent Interpersonal Skills
-Microsoft Excel
-Microsoft Word
-Microsoft PowerPoint
-Microsoft Outlook
-Multi Line Telephone Operational Skills
-Customer Service
-Detail oriented
-Organizational skills


According to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled
individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose
undue hardships on the organization.
1. Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
2. Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
3. Writing: Must be able to accurately document pertinent information either by writing or typing.
4. Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.



4 year/Bachelor's Degree preferred