Aetna Executive Assistant in Sacramento, California

Req ID: 50981BR


Sutter Health and Aetna are building a new company in Northern California as part of an innovative joint venture. Sutter Health|Aetna is a jointly-owned company that will rethink, reimagine and redefine the health care system to reward value more than volume and help to drive quality healthcare outcomes in Northern California.

The Executive Assistant to the CEO is responsible for providing administrative and office support to the Chief Executive Officer and C-Suite team. This individual thrives in a fast-paced environment and not only initiates and manages correspondence but also resolves inquires and coordinates complex meetings and arrangements internally and externally. With significant and ongoing exposure to senior executives at Sutter Health, Aetna and many of the leading employers in Northern California, this high-potential individual will have meaningful growth and development opportunities commensurate with the companys growth.


Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with other executive assistants, enterprise leaders and individuals from both Aetna and Sutter Health

Proactively manages CEOs calendar for internal, external and personal commitments with a focus on maximizing his/her impact on the business

Actively participates in executive staff meetings and other key executive interactions in order to support follow-on analyses, communication needs or other outcomes required

Organizes, prioritizes and responds to inquiries and directs to appropriate area for response

Creates efficiency for CEOs time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information

Monitors status of all assigned tasks and ensures timely closure

Organizes and maintains all critical files, correspondence and records

Manages PTO and expense reports for CEO and approval process for direct reports

Facilitates arrangements for and welcomes guests and customers; answering or directing inquiries

Multi-tasks to accomplish workload efficiently

Models integrity and ethical behavior in all situations; ensures confidentiality


8+ years executive administrative support experience desired

Excellent communication and organization skills needed

Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite including sophisticated Power Point and Excel skills preferred


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/7-10 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/7-10 Years/Power User


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED


Preferred onsite in Walnut Creek, but open to telework in Northern California only to be within a reasonable distance to support the CEO


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Office Support