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State of Florida Hiring Near Me – SENIOR CLERK

State of Florida

Requisition No: 742421

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR CLERK – 64005617

Position Number: 64005617

Salary: $1,200.00 – $1,215.00 / bi-weekly

Posting Closing Date: 10/11/2022

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Your Specific Responsibilities

This position follows the ten-month Sarasota County Schools academic calendar.

The person in this position will be responsible for specialized clerical duties requiring independent judgment in the area of School Health in a large county health department. This individual works in a comprehensive school health program under the supervision of a Senior Clerical Supervisor – SES.

Perform Mandated Screenings for Vision, Height/Weight and assist nurses during Scoliosis Screenings for Public/Charter School Students in Sarasota County:
General Screening
Assemble supplies and screening equipment for transport to schools.
Prepare a screening schedule at each school if school staff has not done so. If school staff has prepared a schedule, review and revise as necessary.
Record each student’s individual screening results on the computer
Vision Screening
Conduct vision screenings on students in compliance with Florida Statutes. Screenings will include some or all of the following depending upon grade level:
SPOT Vision
Color
Measure Height and Weight of Public/Charter School Students in the County:
Measure the height (in inches) of all students in compliance with Florida Statutes and record individual results on the computer.
Weigh each student in the targeted grades and record individual results on the computer.
Scoliosis Screenings
Assist nurses with mandated scoliosis screenings as requested.
Ensure that students are rotated to scoliosis screening site.
Instruct nurses to record screening results on the computer.
Participate in Clerical Meetings
Participate in pre-screening meeting in August
Attend all scheduled refresher trainings.
Assemble all screening equipment to ensure it is in working order.
Train newly hired screeners as needed.
Participate in post-screening meeting second semester
Share problems.
Suggest solutions to problems.
Suggest ways to improve the process.
Assists with screening letters and reports for mandated screenings.
Run letters and reports and help with mailings.
Run second vision letters and reports.
Help prepare the next year’s screening schedule.
Assist with online student health record reviews.
Determines compliance with Florida Statutes for immunizations.
Searches electronic files and FLSHOTS to determine immunization status.
Certifies and enter vaccinations as needed in FLSHOTS.
Provide Registrar with letters to send to parents when incomplete or inaccurate immunization data is received.
Tracks immunization status of students and work with school personnel on compliance issues.
Provide immunization information to new registrars and provide remedial training as needed.
Updates letters and forms to ensure up-to-date immunization information
Prepares letters for mailing to parents of students with upcoming immunizations (have temporary exemptions)
Assists with collection and compilation of grades K & 7 immunization data for annual compliance report.
Determines compliance of physical exam as full system check.
Runs and interprets immunization reports.
Accesses electronic immunization information in Florida Shots (FLSHOTs) and upload to students’ electronic record and enter vaccines into student information system.
Visit Private schools and review any KG or 7th grade records that have not been reviewed.
Write letters for students not in compliance for immunizations and physicals.
Follow-up with schools until all students are in compliance.
Performs other related duties as assigned per supervisor’s instructions.
Provides services prior to and following disasters as needed.
Attends team meetings, Department of Health (DOH)-Sarasota staff meetings and participates in staff development activities when appropriate.
Maintains client confidentiality in a manner consistent with chapter 384.29, and DOH policy.
Follows Department of Health rules and regulations and departmental policies and procedures.
Performs related duties as necessary with adjustable scheduling.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

Ability to independently prepare written materials
Ability to organize workload and meet deadlines
Ability to effectively communicate with staff and the public
Ability to interact appropriately with others and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to adjust to changes in work environment and responsibilities
Ability to operate various machines and equipment such as computers, copiers, fax machines, etc.
Experience with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel

Qualifications

Minimum –

High school diploma or GED
Florida Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one
Reliable transportation
Ability to use a computer or tablet

Preferred –

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Experience entering large amounts of data

Mission

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

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

I 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

Sarasota County School Board

1950 Landings Boulevard

Sarasota, FL 34231

Incumbent will be required to travel throughout Sarasota County.

The Benefits Of Working For The State Of Florida

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

Annual and Sick Leave benefits
Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options
Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com )
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition waiver
And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, 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. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

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.

If there are any problems applying online, please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287.

Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET. TTY users, call (866) 221-0268.

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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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.



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