Requisition No: 383121
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: HEALTH SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - 64051288
Position Number: 64051288
Salary: $943.66 Bi-Weekly
Posting Closing Date: 06/13/2021
THIS ADVERTISEMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE POSITIONS
Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position
must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic
CLINIC DUTIES: Perform clinical procedures, to include: (1)
Properly take vital signs and input them into the Electronic Health
Record (EHR). (2) Preform intake interviews (including Hepatitis
assessments, allergies, HIV pre/post counselling, and pregnancy
status) and input into EHR. (3) Prepare patients for the
clinician's exam, administer basic first aid, assist with patient
examinations, operate office medical equipment and perform aseptic
procedures. (4) Collect routine laboratory specimens as directed by
the clinician by performing basic laboratory procedures to include
pregnancy test and venipuncture. (5) Input lab requests into
Emdeon, manifest labs at the end of the day, package and transport
lab specimens as required by local protocols.
CLINIC SUPPORT SEVICES: Prepares clinic area for clinic service
(i.e. stock supplies, maintain equipment, maintain educational
folders for each exam room, prepare supply requisitions weekly and
store supplies in assigned locations. Keep clinic area clean and
free from hazards for clients. Clean exam rooms per "Infection
Control Policies". Follow OSHA standards for Hazardous Waste.
CLERICAL SUPPORT SERVICES: Give information and referral to
telephone clients. Make appointments in HMS, check-in clients in
HMS and Florida SHOTS, prepare charts for type of visit. Take
messages for clerical staff, other HSTs, nurses and clinicians.
Shred confidentiality papers as assigned. Review posted schedule of
assigned duties of other support members. Record all services
completed on clients Encounter Forms for the Lab, ensure Labs
request forms are taking to the Lab as soon as the clinician
completes it. Perform office procedures including all general
administration duties required, (i.e. coding for reimbursement,
patient education, recording histories, etc.). Input real time
Employee Accountability Record (EAR) data into the Health
Management System (HMS) daily and certify the data daily. Perform
QI of EHRs on a monthly basis.
IN-SERVICE/STAFF DEVELOPMENT & OTHER RELATED DUTIES: Participate
in in-service and staff development programs related to job
performance. Other related duties, which may include clinic and
emergency assignments as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Utilization of equipment, required for the position: Basic lab
procedures to include collection of blood (venipuncture) prepare
and read pregnancy test and input into HMS and prepare Amplified
Gonorrhea/Chlamydia specimens (urine and swab) and input into
Emdeon. Prepare and package instruments for Autoclave, properly
document each run to include spore tests. Proficient with
computers, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
Minimum - Experience working with confidential and sensitive
information/documents and operating a computer to enter and
retrieve data in an electronic records systems. At least 1 year of
recent experience working in a healthcare setting. Performing
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.
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve
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:
1295 West Fairfield Drive; Pensacola, FL 32501
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 waivers;
- And more!
For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs,
Please be advised:
Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be
verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic
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
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
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: Pensacola