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OPS HEALTH SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE - 64956536

Date:  Sep 13, 2022
Location: 

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL, US, 34983


The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website.

Requisition No: 710923 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE - 64956536

Position Number: 64956536 

Salary:  15.50 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/09/2022 

Please note this is a part-time position-up to 29 hours per week, no annual or sick leave, no holiday pay, and no benefits are offered for this position

Your Specific Responsibilities:

THIS IS A SPECIALIZED CLERICAL POSITION THAT SUPPORTS THE TB PROGRAM.

Making appointments for patients and verifying eligibility for medical insurance purposes.

Promotes good customer service. Greet clients politely. Answers the telephone, registers clients in HMS and schedule appointments.

Follow up with clients on missed appointments and reschedule as necessary and complete financial eligibility. Review HMS daily for completion of services.

Retrieve and return Chest X Ray records and CDs from outside facilities and providers. Upload CDs to appropriate computer system with accuracy. Organize and maintain records filing system.

File highly confidential medical records and always maintain privacy. Compose electronic correspondence and mail to clients as instructed by supervisor. Reviews all data for accuracy and completeness. Stock exam rooms.

Order medical and clerical supplies and maintain sufficient inventory.

Scan clients records and documents in HMS and attach to charts with accuracy.

Perform all necessary task related to Tele- Radiology. Assist with refills in pharmacy data base. Assist nurse with directly observed therapy as needed. Assist with outreach events and participate as requested.  Assist with blood draws maintain phlebotomy certification. Assist with employees PPDs and fit testing as instructed by supervisor.

Perform related work as required.

Supports organizational changes. Demonstrates flexibility in providing coverage and/or availability as needed.

Assume additional projects, duties and responsibilities as requested by DOH- area 15. Participate in cross – training skills, assist with programs and completes tasks as needed to benefit the agency.

Perform other duties as assigned. Must be flexible with time schedule.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Including utilization of equipment, required for the position:  Effective written and   verbal communication skills and effective interpersonal skills. Ability to perform basic computer operations.  Knowledge of computer data bases including Microsoft word and excel. Ability to interpret data. Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Strong organizational skills. Knowledge of office equipment. Must have valid Florida driver’s license.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

Preferred:

  • Bilingual or Trilingual
  • Certified Phlebotomist
  • Associate degree

 

 

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:

Fort Pierce

 

 

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.

 

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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie