Date Posted: August 10, 2021

Deadline: August 19, 2021

Organization: DHEC-PH-Region-Upstate Greenwood Office

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min. $23,190.00 Hiring Range - Max. $26,137.00

Minimum and Additional Requirements


State Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma. Related clerical experience may be substituted for a high school diploma.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Agency Additional Requirements: High School Diploma or GED with one (1) year related medical or clerical experience or High School Diploma or GED with any amount of SCDHEC work experience.

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.


Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma/GED & two (2) years medical/clinical clerical office experience; or an Associate's Degree in Secretarial Science/related field & one (1) year medical/clinical clerical office experience; or a Bachelor's Degree or higher with no medical/clinical clerical office experience. 

Additional Comments

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

Job Description:

Careers at DHEC: Work that makes a difference!

Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service

Upstate DHEC, Greenwood County Health Department, is seeking energetic candidates that are passionate about making a difference in their community.

Under supervision of the Site Lead Administrator, this position will serve as a front-line administrative specialist in multiple program areas including Preventive Health, Immunizations, and WIC in Greenwood, Abbeville, and McCormick Counties.

Candidates must possess the following characteristics:
• Ability to empathize with the needs of the typical public health patient.
• Ability to communicate appropriately with co-workers and general public, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality
• Ability to collect and assemble information in a clear and concise manner.
• Must be punctual, flexible, and dependable
• Willingness to be cross trained in multiple program areas.

Duties to Include:
• Utilizing the agency core values of Embracing Service, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork and Pursing Excellence while performing administrative support duties in health services clinics.
• Completion of applicable agency and program related training.
• Works across multiple programs including Preventive Health, Immunizations, and WIC.
• Meets, interviews, and directs public health clients per program policies.
• Processes information completes medical record and updates client profile in Client Automated Encounter System (CARES), SIMON, SC WIC and Private Pay.
• Answers telephone and schedules appointments in SC WIC and CARES, and works in medical records area.
• Assess financial information and determines eligibility based on program requirements/guidelines. Facilitates completion of Medicaid application, as applicable, based on financial findings. Adheres to Third Party/Private Pay policies as applicable
• Completes other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, participating in disaster response efforts.

Additional Information:
Applicant should possess a current driver's license and position may require use of personal vehicle or state vehicle. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and stand or walk for long periods. May be required to work late (after 5pm) or early hour (before 8:30am) and/or Saturday clinics. Position may involve limited travel to other sites. All new employees who are healthcare providers are required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella and hepatitis B prior to beginning employment. All employees in accordance with the State's Disaster Plan, which includes hazardous weather, may be required to work in times of a state emergency or disaster.

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
Apply online.
Employer Address:

613 Main St S
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.