OPS SENIOR CLERK - 64908219 1 1 1

Date:  May 4, 2024
Location: 

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33980


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Requisition No: 826742 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS SENIOR CLERK - 64908219 1 1 1

 Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 64908211 

Salary:  $15.75 per Hour 

Posting Closing Date: 06/12/2024 

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This vacancy has been re-announced. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to re-apply.

 

Job Category:  Open Competitive

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The incumbant in this position will assist the Dental Hygienist in the School-Based Dental Sealant Program in Charlotte County schools.  This position is responsible for collecting data and entering data into state databases.

 

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Distribute and collect consent forms
  • Effectively interact on a daily basis with preschool and school age children, addressing questions, fears, and behavioral issues
  • Review all documents for positive consent to provide services for each child participant, confirming parent/guardian signature
  • Accurately document services provided to children in HMS (Health Management System) and SEALS (Sealant Efficiency Assessment for Locals and States) software
  • Retrieve client information from Change Healthcare and FLSHOTS
  • Accurately complete mandated forms
  • Represent the Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County in a positive and informative manner, using an interpreter when necessary
  • Effectively interact with school personnel, including school administrators, teachers, custodial staff, and school health personnel
  • Ensure reports are submitted in a timely manner as determined by the State School-Based Dental Sealant Program
  • As requested, represent DOH-Charlotte at school functions; interact effectively with parents/guardians, students, community members, school administrators, school health staff, and teachers
  • Serve as a runner in the schools when taking children to and from their classrooms
  • Provide back-up to the dental clinic as needed
  • Assist Dental Hygienist with oral health education and screenings
  • Monitor work e-mail
  • Enter time worked in People First and EARS
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and work with other sealant staff and supervisor to address opportunities

 

Other Duties:

  • Perform front desk duties as needed
  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Other duties aa assigned

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of dental terminology
  • Knowledge and experience in working with children
  • Ability to work with diverse population
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment and use a telephone
  • Ability to interact professionally with other DOH staff and the public and provide excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the internet and computer systems such as Microsoft Office and entering data into a database
  • Ability to accurately document patient records
  • Knowledge of Eaglesoft Software a plus
  • Knowledge of HMS State of Florida a plus

 

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and have reliable transportation
  • minimum of one (1) year clerical or data entry work experience is required
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with children
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Creole is preferred
  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

Charlotte County, Florida

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:

 

  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)
  • Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)
  • And more!

 

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

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

 

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 Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

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, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

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. 

 

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.   

 

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

 

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

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country. 

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.


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