Sunday , March 26 2023

Office Services Specialist – VDH Job Openings

Virginia Department of Health

Hiring Range $11.98 – $12.27

Job Description

The Piedmont Health District is currently seeking a part-time wage Office Services Specialist in Amelia County. This position is not eligible for benefits. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average.

This position provides on-site administrative/technical support for WIC Nutritionist securing/verifying information needed for WIC eligibility, maintaining WIC manuals, and compiling WIC reports. Obtains heights, weights and hemoglobin. Assists with WIC nutrition education classes. Additional responsibilities include providing administrative support for other health department programs, answering program-related questions, explaining charges, collecting payments and scheduling visits. Position is home-based in Amelia, but also provides back-up for other Counties in the District as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of general office procedures.
Direct customer service knowledge/experience.
Basic computer skills.
A valid drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic knowledge of WIC /other Public Health Programs.
Previous medical office experience.

Special Requirements

Successful applicants will need to pass a criminal history/background investigation.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Virginia Department of Health accepts only online applications. Mailed, faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the job closing date.

It is the policy of the Commonwealth and VDH that all aspects of human resource management be conducted without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); sex; color; national origin; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; age; veteran status; political affiliation; disability; genetic information; and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. As a V3 (Virginia Values Veterans) organization, VDH honors the Commonwealth’s veteran’s hiring preference. VDH employees have a shared Code of Ethics, which can be found in the bottom banner of our website:

State agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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