Medical Administrative Assistant in Wheat Ridge, CO at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/18/2022

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Medical Administrative Assistant

Location: Wheat Ridge, CO

Schedule - Monday-Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required – exemptions from vaccination requirement for medical and religious reasons will be considered if a conditional offer of employment is extended.


Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people. 

Basic Purpose:

Currently we are seeking an Administrative Assistant. Intermediate level clerical position reporting to a department manager or director. Performs moderately complex projects under direct supervision. This assignment is for Level I or II supervisor's responsibility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Level I Responsibilities include:

  • Carries out recurring procedures independently.

  • Responds to routine requests with standard answers.

  • Maintains supervisor's calendar, appointments, and meetings.

  • Maintains internal department reports (budget, training, etc).

  • Responsible for supplies, maintenance coordination, office files, etc.

Level II Responsibilities include:

  • Handles variety of situations independently without supervisor review.

  • Screens calls, visitors, and incoming correspondence.

  • Personally responds to procedural requests.

  • Determines what requests need to be handled by supervisor or team member.

  • May provide support to a small department.

  • Arranges meetings/conferences and assembles materials.

  • Can perform all the responsibilities of Level 1.


  • High School Diploma required.

Work Experience:

  • 1-3 years of related office support experience preferred.

  • Department Administrators should ideally have 1 to 2 previous years of lab or medical or office administration experience, or relevant education in medical, laboratory, or biological sciences.

Special Requirements:

  • Requires typing speed of 60 wpm and familiarity with basic office machines, such as computer, fax machine and copy machine.

  • For assignments within a laboratory, incumbent must pass client services-related programs; typing speed of laboratory Department Administrator must be at least 25 wpm. (Transfers to any non-laboratory position requires a typing speed minimum of 60 wpm)

Very competitive Pay $$

Benefits Information: We are proud to offer best-in-class benefits and programs to support employees and their families in living healthy, happy lives. Our pay and benefit plans have been designed to promote employee health in all respects – physical, financial, and developmental. Some of the benefits offered include:

Benefits available 1st Day of Employment !

§ Medical/Prescription Drugs
§ Dental
§ Vision
§ Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
§ Supplemental Health Plans
§ 401(k) Plan – Company match dollar-for-dollar up to 5%
§ Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
§ Supplemental Life Insurance
§ Dependent Life Insurance
§ Short- and Long-Term Disability buy-up
§ Blueprint for Wellness
§ Emotional Well-Being Resources
§ Educational Assistance
§ Paid Time Off (PTO) / Health Time
§ Variable Compensation Plans