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Administrative Assistant
at Meridian
Detroit, MI

Administrative Assistant
at Meridian
Detroit, MI

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Who we are:


Meridian, a WellCare Company, is part of a national network of passionate leaders, achievers, and innovators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our members, our providers and in the healthcare industry.


We provide government-based health plans (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace) in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  As a part of the WellCare Family of companies, we deliver healthcare excellence to millions of members nationwide.


Our associates work hard, play hard, and give back. Meridian associates enjoy an exceptional experience and culture including special events, company sports teams, potlucks, Bagel Fridays, and volunteer opportunities.


A Day in the Life of a Administrative Assistant:


Provides administrative support to multiple Directors/Managers within a department or a Vice President with small people mgmt scope.  Performs routine administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper/electronic documents, arranging travel, coordinating meetings, and greeting internal/external constituencies.  May perform project work by conducting research, updating social media/websites and preparation of briefing charts and other presentation materials.  


  • Manages a calendar for multiple Directors/Managers or Vice President. Schedules and cancels meetings and revises calendar(s) based on priority and important changes.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and prepares expense reports.
  • Produces, formats and edits correspondence and documents.
  • Creates and maintains necessary tracking/coordination of spreadsheets and administers department programs.
  • Assists with the creation of presentation materials and briefing documents.
  • Schedules department events, conference facilities, weekly/month department meetings, and plans and negotiates food and site locations where necessary.
  • Takes meeting minutes.
  • Organizes and distributes hard copy mail and email/phone distribution lists.
  • Organizes and distributes department reports and/or materials.
  • Receives and processes bill payments.
  • Researches, prices and purchases office supplies.
  • Oversees and manages department payroll.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.    


What you can bring to Meridian:


  • A High School or GED is required
    • An Associate's degree in a related field
  • 1+ year of experience in an administrative assistant/office coordinator supporting an executive or a large department in a face paced and/or growing organization is required
  • Working knowledge of the healthcare industry is preferred
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to drive multiple projects
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible and muli-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of office mangement (answering phones, setting up files, record keeping etc)
  • Strong typing skills
  • Ability to type at least 50-60 words a minute
  • Proficent utilizing fax machines, copy machines, conference phones, audio/visual equipment etc.
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Visio


What Meridian can offer you:

  • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of plans that are effective on the first day of employment for our new full-time team members.
  • Opportunity to work with the industry’s leading technologies and participate in unique projects, demonstrations, conferences, and exclusive learning opportunities.
  • Meridian offers 401k matching that is above the national average.
  • Full-time Meridian employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
  • Meridian was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian. 


Equal Opportunity Employer



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