Date Posted: August 10, 2021

Deadline: August 16, 2021

Organization: DHEC-PH-Region-Upstate Lauren County

Location: Laurens

City: Laurens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min. $23,190.00 Hiring Range - Max. $25,625.00

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.


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:
Job Responsibilities


Careers at DHEC: Work that makes a difference!

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

Change lives, starting with your own.
If you’re passionate about Public Health and think there’s more to life than 50-hours work weeks, you should apply.

In support of our mission to improve the quality of life for South Carolinians by promoting the health of the public. DHEC of Laurens County is hiring a Client Financial Advocate.

You’ll also enjoy regular hours, state benefits, a comprehensive vacation and state holiday package, and the legacy of empowering families for generations to come.

The impact we make could be bigger and more positive than any in our lifetime. It’s a unique opportunity to leave a legacy and still live a life.

Job Duties: Under supervision of the County Lead Admin, utilizing the agency values of Embracing Service, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork and Pursing Excellence performs administrative support duties in health services clinics. Implements and adheres to agency/program policies and procedures for efficient service delivery. Maintains strict confidentiality. Must possess the ability to empathize with the needs of the typical public health patient. Must possess tact and ability to communicate appropriately, both orally and in writing with co-workers and general public. Able to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to collect and assemble information in a clear and concise manner. Must be flexible, dependable, and willing to be cross-trained as needed. Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality.

Duties to include: Works across multiple programs including WIC, Preventive Health, and Immunizations. 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). Enters all client information into applicable electronic applications to include CARES and Private Pay. Answers telephone and schedules appointments in CARES, as needed. Screens and updates eligibility based on program requirements/guidelines. Completes other duties as assigned.

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. May have to 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, DHEC employees may be required to work in times of an emergency or disaster.

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

1736 S Main St
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.