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Administrative Asst II - Habilitation Therapy

Company: Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Location: Brenham
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Provides complex and responsible administrative assistance/secretarial work involving routine and special technical support duties for the department staff comprised of occupational, physical, speech language pathologists. Maintains annual departmental contracts and therapy service contracts as needed to fill temporary vacancies. Performs other clerical, administrative, and technical support duties for the department. Uses good judgment in making routine, independent decisions regarding operations of the Habilitation Therapies Department. Maintains inventory levels, creating and processing purchase requests, and utilizing a State-issued ProCard. Position requires professional, courteous, and cooperative interactions with agency staff, individuals, and visitors. May train others. Position reports directly to the Director of Habilitation Therapies. Performs other job duties as assigned. Essential Job Functions:Attends 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.Maintains annual departmental contracts and therapy service contracts as needed.Maintains inventory levels, creating and processing purchase requests, and utilizing a State-issued ProCard.Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency'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.Knowledge Skills Abilities:Typing skills, needs to be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access efficiently. Registration or Licensure Requirements:Initial Selection Criteria:Two years experience of administrative support work in a general office setting. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent. Experience working with the departments within the Habilitation Therapies area, (OT/PT, Speech, Audiology, Dietitian is generally preferred. Additional Information:Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities.Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.All State Supported Living Center Employees are subject to Random Drug Testing.Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility. MOS Code:Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include, but not limited to: 42A, YN, 0111, 3A1X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at 10 Tips for Success when Applying to Jobs at HHSC and DSHSHHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Keywords: Texas Health & Human Services Commission, College Station , Administrative Asst II - Habilitation Therapy, Healthcare , Brenham, Texas

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