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SENIOR CLERK - 64054315

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: BUSHNELL, FL, US, 33513

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Requisition No: 350001 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR CLERK - 64054315

Position Number: 64054315 

Salary:  $ 22,500.14 

Posting Closing Date: 04/13/2021 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health.  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 home-visiting programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health 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.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Schedules appointments according to policies and procedures.  Reviews schedules to ensure they are kept current and appointments are scheduled according to our in house policies and procedures.  Notifies supervisor of any problems with scheduling.  Identifies any problems in the clinic and notifies supervisor.  Assigns and prioritizes work assignments as required.

Interviews and screens patients for eligibility determination and registration to programs being seen in.  Checks to ensure that all demographic and financial information has been obtained and entered into the Health Management system accurately.  Verifies insurance information and inputs it in HMS.  Operates photo copy machine, computer, fax machine and any other related office equipment.

Scans appropriate documentation in HMS for Electronic Health Records. Maintains hard record copies in orderly fashion and schedule for record retention.

Has knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, third party insurance and sliding fee billing.  Bills services according to policy and procedures.  Keeps up to date with changes with billing procedures and fees as they occur.

Communicates administrative and clerical policies and procedures to other staff.  Incumbent will deal with day to day issues in a tactful and courteous manner when dealing with customers, both internal and external.  Works with supervisor to ensure clerical policies and procedures are being followed.

Reviews reports daily on all clients seen to ensure transactions of clients are accounted for.  Verifies money collected is accounted for and balanced before transferring to the accounting office for deposit at the end of each day.  Completes appropriate forms for this process.

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication. 

Knowledge of office procedures and practices.  Knowledge of basic arithmetic. 

Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous, and effective manner. 

Ability to speak clearly and correctly.  Ability to listen effectively. 

Ability to record and evaluate data relating to applicant employment or assistance for health care or community services. 

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to applicant employment or health care of community services. 

Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness. 

Ability to organize and maintain filing systems. 

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.  Ability to maintain effective work relationships.

 

***Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 

***Note: Confidentiality: Incumbent may have access to records containing Social Security numbers in the performance of their job duties.

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade. 

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 birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, visit http://www.sss.gov.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.

Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

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 on the date of your retirement.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Orlando