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SC Department of Public Safety Administrative Specialist II - Hourly - Immunizations - Multiple Positions Available - Hampton in Hampton County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

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Under general supervision, performs Administrative Support duties for client services seasonal influenza immunization services to students and other outbreak response in Lowcountry Region School Districts and community. Implements and adheres to agency/program policies and procedures for efficient service delivery. Provides quality customer service and maintains strict confidentiality.

Provides Client Services: Meets, interviews and directs public health clients per program policies in a School Located Clinic. Processes information, completes medical record, clinic packets and updates client profile in Client Automated Encounter System (CARES). Enters all client information into applicable electronic applications to include CARES, Private Pay and others. Answers telephone and schedules appointments, as needed. Screens and updates eligibility based on program requirements/guidelines. Adheres to Third Party/Private Pay policies when applicable. Responds and participates in emergency or disaster as outlined in the DHEC Emergency Plans. Assists with other tasks related to School Located Vaccination Clinics. Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Minimum Requirement: *A high school diploma. Related clerical experience may be substituted for a high school diploma. Some positions assigned to this class require a commercial driver's license. *Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

*Agency Additional Requirements: *High school diploma or GED AND two (2) years medical office/clinical clerical experience which includes public contact OR an Associates’ Degree in Secretarial Science or a related field and two (2) years of clerical office experience.

Must possess the ability to empathize with the needs of the typical public health patient. Must possess tact and ability to communicate effectively, 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. Must have good attendance.

Must have current driver's license or ability to obtain transportation. May require use of personal vehicle. Travel required to multiple school clinic locations. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and stand for long periods. May be required to work weekday, evening and/or weekend clinics and to participate in community outreach activities. Must work a minimum of three (3) days a week.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be able to type thirty-five (35) correct words per minute. Must have advanced computer skills and office equipment knowledge.

Additional Comments

AGENCY ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

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.

If the state minimum and agency additional requirements require a degree, applicants will be required to upload a copy (official or unofficial) of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that some of the areas of the agency may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. (yes or no) required.

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.

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Hampton County, SC

Job Type: Temporary - Part-Time

Job Number: 107527

Closing: 11/26/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: AA50

Position Number: 107527

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Hours vary, Monday - Sunday

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $12.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $14.00

Opening Date: 11/17/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include al current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. the quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on the stated closing date. Donna Graff, Administrative Coordinator I. Phone: 843-953-2586 or graffda@dhec.sc.gov

Agency: State of South Carolina DHEC-PH Region-Low Country

Address: 4050 Bridge View Drive North Charleston, South Carolina, 29405

Phone: 803-759-3041

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