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Job/Position DescriptionClerk IUnder the general supervision of the QIDP Coordinator and in coordination with the Director of Residential Services, the Clerk I will perform such duties as tracking a variety of professional observations, entering a variety of observations and assessment completion dates into databases and other job duties as assigned. Performs somewhat complex clerical work requiring the use of general clerical skills gained through experience. Most work procedures are established by the QIDP Coordinator, who periodically reviews work for compliance with established procedures. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Establish and maintain positive supportive relationships with employees, individuals served and individual's family members and friends.Ensure the accurate and timely flow of written and verbal communication within and between departments.Completes typing of forms and reports (i.e. transactions, orders, inventories, etc.) by date assigned.File, copy, and distribute all documents as assigned.Performs the duties of DRS clerical staff and/or Admin. Assistant during absencesCommunicates regularly with the Home Managers, Home Supervisors and QIDPand#146;sContinuously enhance job performance by participating in career growth and development.Performs special assignments as designated by the QIDP Coordinator and serves as a member or leader of various department and/or facility committees and work groups.Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsKnowledge Skills AbilitiesWorking knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, grammar, math, and of modern office practices and procedures. Some knowledge and experience in using Access Databases. Some knowledge of the principles of office management. Skill in machine transcription, word processing or shorthand to take and transcribe dictation of automated equipment and software. Ability to take and transcribe dictation or operate a transcribing machine accurately at a speed consistent with work requirements. Ability to type accurately at speed consistent with work requirements. Ability to apply knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures, or principles of office management to work problems; to keep complex and confidential records; to prepare accurate and detailed reports from statistic or accounting information; to compose effective correspondence; to use automated equipment to format forms and tables; and to train other employees The Clerk I should demonstrate a dedication to public services and have a commitment to excellence in service delivery. The Clerk I should have a history of establishing positive relationships with co-workers, the ability to effectively communicate. Initial Screening CriteriaAny combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED, plus one (1) yearsand#146; experience in clerical or secretarial work. Additional InformationReq.# 478198Salary No\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=478198 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.