Oregon Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
AFT Local 5017

Executive Assistant

Portland, OR


Oregon Federation of Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (OFNHP) Local 5017 represents 5,000 nurses and healthcare professionals in Oregon and Washington, most of them employees of Kaiser Permanente, with a growing number from the PeaceHealth system.

OFNHP is an affiliate of the Nurses and Health Professionals division of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).


This position performs advanced clerical and administrative work to support the OFNHP Executive President and executive officers.


  • Maintain calendars and schedule appointments, conference calls, and meetings
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Draft and edit correspondence with attention to detail, grammar, and punctuation
  • Take notes and manage follow up from meetings
  • Manage multiple email inboxes
  • Update directories, email distribution lists, and committee lists
  • Create and maintain filing systems for various activities
  • Produce reports including tables and charts
  • Assist with coordinating special events and projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Office programs including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent telephone skills 
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically
  • Ability to perform accurate data entry
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Driver's license and reliable car
  • Commitment to social justice


  • Experience working in healthcare settings or union environments
  • Experience in union or community organizing

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume ASAP to itsmyunion@ofnhp.org. Position will remain posted until filled.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.