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OPS SENIOR CLERK - 64941448

Date: Oct 17, 2020

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Requisition No: 193141 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR CLERK - 64941448

Position Number: 64941448 

Salary:  $15.00 per hours 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2020 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - MANATEE

OPS Senior Clerk- Data Clerk

Requisition ID: 193141

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health – Manatee County.  If you're looking to build a great career in public health - you've come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health - Manatee County your employer of choice.

The Department of Health’s mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

WORKING TITLE:

 

OPS Covid Senior Clerk/ Data Clerk

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

This position is designated as a sensitive position and is required to maintain information in accordance with state and federal statutes, rules and regulations, as well as Department of Health and Manatee County Health Department Policies, Protocols, and Procedures. This position has been delegated custodial authority for their Program and Unit’s information set(s) and/ or secured area(s). Enters client data into the COVID-19 Appointment Data System, completes computer screens accurately, schedules client’s appointments, Interviews clients for demographic, financial eligibility, and medical data. Work is performed in the COVID-19 testing pods locations throughout Manatee County.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours to include after normal working hours and on weekends.
  • Must have at least a high school diploma.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate COVID-19 health-related prevention measures such as the need to wear masks, social distancing, and sanitation aspects such as the washing of hands.
  • Ability to fluently speak English and Spanish is highly desired.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in COVID-19 activities such as assisting with testing appointments, registrations, Release of Information forms, and document uploading, setting up testing sites
  • Entering cases and information into Merlin
  • Maintains and reports Data Points related to Covid-19
  • Mails out correspondence
  • Collecting information from Case Investigators and contact tracers
  • Schedules clients by telephone and in person for Corvid Testing services that are needed
  • Provides coverage as needed for other DOH-Manatee staff such as assisting with breaks and coverage during staff absences and as scheduled.
  • Receives incoming and conducts outgoing calls for the Florida Department of Health. In the absence of FDOH-Receptionist clerk this position provides customers with information and transfers clients to appropriate program(s) and /or departments(s) as requested
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ESSENTIAL TO THE ROLE:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices and the ability to implement them.
  • Ability to prepare reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Excellent typing and computer skills needed including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

   

**PLEASE NOTE** All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.

  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check
    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th
     
      
    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
     
    WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?
     
    Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.
     
    This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment.  OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan.
     
    WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
    •State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory
    •Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory
    •Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory
    •Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
    •Deferred Compensation- Voluntary
    •Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary
     
    WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
    •Any form of paid leave
    •Paid holidays
    •Participation in the Florida Retirement System
    •Reinstatement rights or retention rights.
     
    APPLICABLE LAWS/RULES:
    Sections 110.131, 110.1315 and 216.011(1)(dd), Florida Statutes
    Rules 60L-33.005 and 60L-34.001, Florida Administrative Code
     
    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. 
     

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton