Benton-Franklin Health District

Kennewick , WA
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Benton-Franklin Health District
Kennewick, WA Full time
Posted on March 10, 2018

Benton-Franklin Health District is seeking a Clerk-Typist/ Receptionist.

Essential Job Functions:

 Provides initial contact with clients and determines from the client the needs for services. Initiates and assists clients in completing forms. Assures information is correct.
 Registers clients into BFHD computer system from a clearly established form, print encounters for services, charges appropriate fees and reconciles payments. Balances monies and cash drawer daily and readies deposit for the bank.
 Receive, screen and direct telephone calls on multi-line phone system. Must maintain current about basic knowledge of programs offered and stay abreast of staff changes.
 Maintain current knowledge and comply with all RCW’s, HIPPA regulations and department/agency policies and procedures to protect the privacy and security of protected health information and confidential information.
 Operates adding machines, and other office machines whose use can be readily learned on the job.
 Opens, date stamps and sorts incoming mail, orders supplies as needed, copying bulk projects, faxing and maintains office equipment.
 Schedules client appointments, process paperwork associated with type of appointment.

Benton-Franklin Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer Benton-Franklin Health District Values.

Excellence: We deliver the highest quality services incorporating community assessment data and evidence based practices to produce the best possible health outcomes.

Diversity: We feel a stronger community is based on engaging all cultures, attitudes, and beliefs.

Communication and Collaboration: We share information and talents to best serve our community.

Integrity and Accountability: We make informed decisions to earn the trust of those we serve and strive to do what’s right.

Effectiveness: We maximize resources to provide proactive and relevant services that improve our community’s health.

Drug-Free Workplace
Benton-Franklin Health District is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace.

 Typing letters, files, labels and other forms as needed.
 May be required to perform and document Medicaid Administrative Match activities per the Medicaid Administrative Match Training Manual for LHJs.
 Respond to public health emergency drills/exercises or actual events as requested.
 Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:

 Knowledge of general office practices, including cash handling.
 Skills in spelling and arithmetic.
 Typing/Keyboarding required 40 wpm.
 Ability to learn multi-line phone system.
 Ability to learn and utilize specialized software programs.
 Ability to type and perform routine clerical activities quickly and accurately.
 Ability to understand and follow directions, policies and procedures.
 Ability to learn general office procedures and terminology.
 Ability to maintain courteous attitude with public and fellow employees.
 Ability to use tact and discretion in working with the public.

Benton-Franklin Health District is a tobacco, drug and alcohol free workplace. Equal opportunity employer.