Goverment Jobs
Published
February 7, 2019
Location
Laurens County, South Carolina
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Responsibilities

Careers at DHEC: Work that makes a difference!

Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service

Job Duties: Under supervision of the County Lead Admin, utilizing the agency values of Embracing Service, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork and Pursing Excellence performs administrative support duties in health services clinics. Implements and adheres to agency/program policies and procedures for efficient service delivery. Maintains strict confidentiality. Must possess the ability to empathize with the needs of the typical public health patient. Must possess tact and ability to communicate appropriately, both orally and in writing with co-workers and general public. Able to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to collect and assemble information in a clear and concise manner. Must be flexible, dependable, and willing to be cross-trained as needed. Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality.

Duties to include: Works across multiple programs including WIC, Preventive Health, and Immunizations. Meets, interviews and directs public health clients per program policies. Processes information, completes medical record and updates client profile in Client Automated Record Encounter System (CARES).Enters all client information into applicable electronic applications to include CARES and Private Pay. Answers telephone and schedules appointments in CARES, as needed. Screens and updates eligibility based on program requirements/guidelines. Completes other duties as assigned.

Applicant should possess a current driver's license and position may require use of personal vehicle or state vehicle. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and stand or walk for long periods. May be required to work late (after 5pm) or early hour (before 8:30am) and/or Saturday clinics. May have to travel to other sites. All new employees who are healthcare providers are required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella and hepatitis B prior to beginning employment. All employees in accordance with the State's Disaster Plan, which includes hazardous weather, DHEC employees may be required to work in times of an emergency or disaster.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma. Related clerical experience may be substituted for a high school diploma.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Agency Additional Requirements: High School Diploma/GED with one (1) year related medical clerical experience; or High School Diploma/GED with any amount of SCDHEC work experience.

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma/ GED and two (2) years medical clerical experience; or High School Diploma/GED with any amount of SCDHEC work experience; or an Associate's Degree in Secretarial Science or related field and one (1) year medical clerical experience; or a Bachelor's Degree or higher with no medical clerical experience.

Additional Comments

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Benefits for State Employees

The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.

Insurance Benefits
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.

Retirement Benefits
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally, eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.

Workplace Benefits
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts on purchases, travel and more.

Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees, with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to determine what benefits may be available.

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Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted or reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. I have read and acknowledge the above statement.

  • Yes
  • No
02
Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. I have read and acknowledge the above statement.

  • Yes
  • No
03
If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10 year driving record. I have read and acknowledge the above statement.

  • Yes
  • No
04
How did you hear about this position?

  • State NeoGov Website
  • LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook
  • Employee Referral/Agency Recruiter
  • College Job Board
  • External Job Board (SC Works, Indeed, Association)
  • DHEC Career Fair
  • Other
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Do you have SC DHEC work experience?

  • Yes
  • No
06
Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?

  • Yes
  • No
07
Do you have an Associate's Degree in Secretarial Science or a related field?

  • Yes
  • No
08
Do you have a Bachelor's Degree or higher?

  • Yes
  • No
09
Do you have at least one (1) year of related medical/clerical experience?

  • Yes
  • No
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Do you have at least two (2) years of related medical/clerical experience?

  • Yes
  • No
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Please describe your medical clerical experience:

    12
    In accordance with the State Disaster Plan, which includes hazardous weather, DHEC employees may be required to work in times of an emergency or disaster. Will you be able to meet this requirement?

    • Yes
    • No
    13
    Are you able to stand and walk for long periods of time?

    • Yes
    • No
    14
    All new employees who are healthcare providers are required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella and Hepatitis B prior to beginning employment. Are you willing to receive these vaccines or provide documentation of immunity?

    • Yes
    • No
    15
    Are you able to lift thirty (30) pounds?

    • Yes
    • No

    * Required Question

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