Livingston County
  • 05-Oct-2021 to 18-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • Public Health
  • Howell, MI, USA
  • $17.0944/ hr
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

457, Wellness, EAP


About Us:

We are located in Southeast Michigan and are one of the fastest-growing counties in Michigan. Livingston County consists of 16 townships, 2 villages and 2 cities. The county contains a diverse mix of rural agricultural areas, historic downtowns, suburban development, lake-side living and large recreational lands. Home to two metro parks (Kensington and Huron Meadows), 3 state recreation areas (Island Lake, Brighton, and Pinckney), 1 state park (Lakelands Trail), 2 state game areas, 1 wildlife area, 2 Livingston County parks (Lutz and Fillmore), and numerous local parks, Livingston County has an abundance of recreational opportunities. Livingston County offers 163 park acres per 1,000 residents, more than any other county in Southeast Michigan.

Position Summary:

This is a grant funded part-time position to provide support for the Livingston County Health Departments COVID-19 response. This position is under the supervision of Deputy Health Officer/EH Director and is responsible for providing clerical and clinical support primarily for COVID-19 vaccination clinic planning and scheduling, but may also provide support for various public health programs for the Health Department including, but not limited to, preparing correspondence, maintaining records, and providing assistance to a variety of clients. This position may be working evening and weekend hours to support the department's mission and goals as it related the COVID-19 outbreak response.

Pay Rate Information:

The Program Clerk II position is a non-union, non-exempt position and starting pay is $17.0944/hr. This position is eligible for step pay increases within our Non-Union Grade 3 Wage Scale. Top end of the current wage scale for this position is $22.2226/hr. This is a grant funded part-time (up to 29 hours) position.

Benefits:

  • Optional Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation plan
  • Up to $300 annual Wellness reimbursement* & $100 incentive for completing your annual physical & Health Assessment.
  • Employee Assistance Program

* Pro-rated based on the DOH

Essential Job Functions:

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the duties, which the employee may be expected to perform. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  1. Provides customer service to clients in person, over the phone, or by email regarding department procedures, requirements, and eligibility for public health programs, in particular assisting Livingston County residents in scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Also assists clients generally with finding resources and solving problems.
  2. Provide primary support with scheduling COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
  3. Receives clients at clinic or screening sites. Assists clients with completion of forms and applications ensuring data is accurate and complete.
  4. Provides outreach and education to clients regarding program guidelines and department services.
  5. Performs a variety of clerical and administrative tasks including, but not limited to, data entry, preparing reports, correspondence and form completion and maintaining records.
  6. Maintains inventory of necessary supplies and materials.
  7. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars as appropriate.
  8. Complies with the Health Department's quality improvement policy and actively participates in the quality improvement plan.
  9. Performs other duties as directed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

Requirements include the following:

  • High school diploma or GED and three years experience in providing clerical and clinical support in a public health setting.
  • The County, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of providing clerical and clinical support, and customer service in public health.
  • Knowledge of general office and clinical procedures, maintaining files and records and basic math skills.
  • Experience, skill, and comfort in navigating and manipulating various online resources and web-based applications.
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing data and preparing accurate reports.
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with County employees, contractors to the County, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials and the public.
  • Ability to assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Suite applications and the ability to learn software programs utilized by the Department of Public Health.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and by telephone, read regular and small print, view and produce written and electronic documents and enter data on a computer keyboard with repetitive keystrokes. The employee must be mobile in an office setting, stand, sit, stoop and kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 15 lbs. without assistance. Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

The typical work environment of this job is a business office setting where the noise level is quiet and sometimes moderate. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the incumbent may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals and situations in the course of performing required duties.

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