Full-Time Clinical Assistant III-Immunizations
Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial support duties as needed to expedite the day-to-day operations provided through various clinical and related nursing services including immunizations, TB monitoring, Well-Baby, Baby Your Baby, Home Visitation, and CHEC Programs, and Cancer, Wellness, STD Clinics, and epidemiology.
Opens and closes new cases; records immunization histories; enters service codes; tracks cases; sets up or voids encounter numbers according to established policies and guidelines.
Assists with the day-to-day logistical processes for conducting various clinics and scheduled services such as cancer clinics, wellness clinics, STD clinics, CHEC services. Sets up clinic rooms; assists nursing and medical staff with blood pressure checks and pregnancy, Hgb, and urine tests.
Maintains ongoing working relationships and partnerships with medical professionals to staff the targeted service levels of the CHEC Program. Ensures compliance with HIPAA regulations.
Performs routine account and service audits; assesses accuracy of billings; assists to prepare daily report of credit card receipts; prepares daily money bags for in-house and satellite clinics; monitors cash on hand and balances receipts; prepares deposits, runs tapes on checks, cash, and credit cards; maintains spreadsheet records; posts receipts as appropriate.
Assesses accuracy of billings by working in conjunction with Medical Billing Coordinator and Medical Billing Specialist to review reports and payments from insurance companies.
DUTIES SPECIFIC TO CLINICAL ASSISTANT III
Performs various lead worker functions within an assigned area or specialty program; may train new hires; assists in monitoring and communicating work schedules and assignments.
Performs routine oversight and quality control of general clinical and administrative functions such as record keeping and report generation.
Performs billing and payroll activities.
Coordinates activities with businesses, other governmental entities, or citizens.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS INCLUDE:
Working Knowledge of: Standard office practices; proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Considerable Knowledge of: Health Department policies and procedures and laws, codes, and regulations relevant to work performed.
Skill in: Reading, writing, and basic math; operating standard office equipment; word processing, data entry, and basic spreadsheets.
Skill in: Using various software programs unique to the Health Department and/or the Nursing Division.
Skill in: Basic bookkeeping.
Ability to: Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work activities; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; understand and follow clear work instructions; instill relevant and useful elements from vast amounts of information; multi-task.
Ability to: Understand broad objectives and follow general instructions.
Ability to: Train and lead others.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Clinical Assistant III – Immunizations:
High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of general clerical support work experience of which two years were directly related to the duties described above.
Clinical Assistant II – Immunizations:
High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of general clerical support work experience of which two years were directly related to the duties described above.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered. Selected applicants must pass a typing test at or above the rate of 40 WPM net. Selected applicants shall be strongly encouraged to receive immunizations according to the Center for Disease Control and/or County Health Department Policy. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.