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Virginia Mason Memorial Administrative Assistant in Yakima, Washington

All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in compliance with the Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment.


Provides administrative support to leaders and managers.


  • Prepares and distributes correspondence, meeting notices, agendas, minutes, forms, contracts, statistical data, and other special projects specific to areas of responsibility.

  • Coordinates and schedules calendars, prioritizes meetings, and schedules appointments.

  • Processes complaints from patients, families, visitors, staff, and medical providers in a compassionate and professional manner.

  • Greets visitors, patients and family members in a courteous manner.

  • Prepares reports and organizes data as necessary.

  • Performs a variety of secretarial and administrative support duties for department.


    Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    Experience: Previous administrative experience preferred. Microsoft Office experience required.

    Level of Business Knowledge/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Clerical/Customer Service required


    Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.

    We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

    As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

    “Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”