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68059325 - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 394181 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68059325 - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Position Number: 68059325 

Salary:  $1,040.00 / Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/23/2021 

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the quality of health care in Florida. The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is the State of Florida agency responsible for oversight of the Medicaid program.  The Medicaid program provides low-income families and individuals with access to health care.  If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals and families across the state, AHCA invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. As one of Florida’s leading state agencies, AHCA’s diverse workforce community of more than 1,400 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.

 

We are seeking to hire an Administrative Assistant who desires to work to enhance the delivery of health care services through the Florida Medicaid Program.  This position requires a candidate who is creative, flexible, innovative, and who will thrive in a fast-paced, team based work environment.

 

This position is located in the Bureau of Medicaid Quality. Medicaid Quality provides data-driven, focused and systematic feedback on the quality of Florida’s Medicaid program to federal and state agencies, Medicaid recipients, Medicaid managed care plans, and providers. The Bureau of Medicaid Quality has a strong focus on providing more comprehensive care, improving health outcomes, and reducing costs.

 

This position is responsible for maintaining the Bureau Chief’s calendar, scheduling and coordinating meetings as required, tracking and monitoring the approval of all documents routed to the Bureau Chief, performing purchasing functions for the Bureau through My Florida Market Place (MFMP), preparing travel authorizations and reimbursement requests accurately and timely for the Bureau Chief, and performing other administrative duties as needed. 

 

AHCA offers an excellent array of benefits, including:                     

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance      
  • Retirement benefits         
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities

 

For more information about the Bureau of Medicaid Quality, please visit our website at http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/index.shtml.

 

Join us at the Agency for Health Care Administration in fulfilling our mission to provide “Better Health Care for all Floridians.”

 

KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS. AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of administrative principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection. 
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data relating to administrative functions such as accounting, personnel, purchasing or report writing.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and administrative reports.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Two years of administrative or clerical experience is required. 

 

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred and can substitute for one year of the required experience.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

N/A

 

CONTACT:  KATHERINE NEWELL 850-412-4314

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: Tallahassee