Newport Healthcare

Administrative Assistant

Category Administrative/Clerical
Job Locations
US-WA-Port Townsend

About Us

Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolescents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more.


Empowering Lives. Restoring Families




The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a warm and welcoming environment, while completing administrative and executive-level tasks to support the leadership team and the day-to-day operations of the residential program. 


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to key leadership staff in the day-to-day operations such as word processing, creation of spreadsheets, data entry, light bookkeeping, filing, taking minutes, and report preparation.
  • Answer telephones, route, and field telephone calls. Greet visitors in a warm and welcoming manner responding courteously and appropriately to inquiries.
  • Provide ancillary support to the intake process to ensure client insurance information is accurately captured and electronically stored.
  • Assemble clinical binders and other related clinical or programming materials. Maintain an adequate supply of such resources. 
  • Schedule and coordinate logistics for employee training sessions and all staff meetings and disseminate communications.
  • Support human resources functions by preparing new hire personnel and benefits folders.  
  • Responsible for submitting monthly expense reports for self and Executive Director.
  • Work in conjunction with the Human Resources Manager to plan, organize and communicate employee recognition events and activities.
  • Research, coordinate and book business travel arrangements for employees and process training registrations.
  • Manage and reconcile petty cash funds.
  • Order, inventory and maintain adequate levels of supplies and logo attire.
  • Receive deliveries, sort, and distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail including certified and overnight mail services.
  • Organize and maintain files and databases in a confidential manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Assists in the coordination and implementation of special events, meetings and training.

  • Demonstrates considerable interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, tact and diplomacy and the ability to troubleshoot for the direct Supervisor.
  • Possesses proven ability to be flexible and manage changing priorities; must have a strong sense of time management.
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, typing, filing, report writing and processing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Communications, or Human Services desired.
  • Superior technical skills to learn new systems. 
  • 2+ years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant or in a similar role.  
  • Highly proficient or knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Drive, One Drive.

Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.  Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email for assistance.


For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters


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