Job Description

Payroll Title:
Thornton Environmental Svcs
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Sunday-Saturday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111533 Administrative Assistant II

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/28/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/17/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/28/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Environmental Service Administrative Assistant II is responsible for administrative transactions including independently analyzing problems and resolving business issues and providing direction and/or information as required; preparation of monthly reports in Excel and PowerPoint without close review; independently analyzing problems and resolving business issues; providing high-level assistance through collection, maintenance, and coordination of data from a number of sources; processing system-wide transactions such as processing up to 5000 lab coat orders annually for various departments.

The Administrative Assistant II will have responsibility for determining procedural methods of work; for coordinating phases of work with others; or within limited areas, for determining the applicability of numerous standard rules, regulations and interpretations to individual problems. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of two (2) years of administrative/clerical experience.

  • Strong computer skills including high proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Adobe Acrobat, and web-based applications.

  • Ability to deal responsibly with complex issues and maintain excellent working relationships with diverse group of administrators, faculty, staff and external agencies.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Strong organizational and coordinating skills.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience in environmental services operations or in a large, complex, healthcare system.
  • Experience processing and tracking healthcare linen and laundry orders, deliveries and product quality and prior experience with linen management software (Linen Helper(tm)) entering data and processing monthly reports.
  • Experience working with SharePoint.
  • Experience with healthcare environmental services software program (ESCt(tm)) including task assignment, scheduling, database inventory, and project work modules.
  • Experience with healthcare environmental services software program (BedTracking) including staff database, reports, and daily monitoring.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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