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HEALTH SERVICES SPECIALIST II

Date:  Apr 8, 2021
Req ID:  1570
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,046

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22106238
County: Pulaski        City: Little Rock
Posting End Date:  04/20/21 
Center for Local Public Health – Pulaski County Local Public Health Unit 

 

Additional Preferences: Some alternative or non-traditional work hours and special clinic hours outside of normal operating hours may be required. Some in-state travel to other Local Public Health Units in the Central Region may be required.

 

Occasional heavy lifting is required.

 

Knowledge of electronic heath records is preferred.

 

Hiring Official: L. Hune

Recruitment Contact: Sheila.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-661-2268


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: L077C

Grade: GS04

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00

Summary

The Health Services Specialist II is responsible for maintaining health unit records, updating files, receiving and accounting for fees, and assisting the public. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Interviews clients to obtain financial, insurance, and personal data to initiate or update patient records. Receives and records fees and balances cash against receipts issued. Answers and screens phone calls, schedules clinic appointments, and receives and routes patients. Evaluates client data within established guidelines to determine client eligibility for health services. Enters billing data to client accounts to update financial records. May receives birth and death certificates, verify information, and record information in appropriate register. May maintain security for and issue supplemental food vouchers according to instructions and defined procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of health services eligibility criteria. Knowledge of general office practices. Ability to understand and prepare oral and written material and information. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to maintain filing systems. Ability to answer the telephone, greet clients, and provide assistance and information. Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in general office work, documents or claims examination or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock