Administrative Assistant

Regular Full-Time
NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services


Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. 


With approximately 60,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population in twelve jails citywide, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services is responsible for the delivery of medical and behavioral health care, social work services, discharge planning and reentry services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of health care to the justice-involved population and works continuously to improve access to, and quality and continuity of, care within the jail system.





Under supervision of the Health Service Administrator/On Island Administrator, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting in the overall Operation of Rikers Island, this position would sit at the Vernon C. Bain Center at 1 Halleck Street, Bronx, NY.

  • Must be able to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle payroll related questions and pre-generate time keeping records
  • Ability to maintain matrix par levels by checking staff attendance and replacing staff as needed.
  • Ability to maintain data and/or informative reports on logs and databases.
  • Ability to handle a high call volume, receive and disseminate important information related to medical services.
  • Ability to work in a Correctional setting.
  • Ona needed basis, must be able to collect and disseminate medical related information to inmates/patients.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant/or medical secretary
  • Excellent computer skills required, including word processing such as MS word, MS excel, Power Point and typing skills of a minimum of 50 WPM
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Must be well-organized and have excellent time managment skills.


This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening.  PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.


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