Data Entry Technician

Recruitment #040921-MAAD01-350500

Summary Statement

This position is responsible for preparing, verifying eligibility, and coding all Clinic and Dental claims. This position also enters all submitted claims into the billing database, scans and indexes all claims in the office to ensure compliance with Public Archives rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Receives, reviews source documents, compares documents to database information, edits, codes, corrects or returns documents.
  • Sets up data transcription equipment by manipulating keys, switches and/or probe to the appropriate format.
  • Inputs data from source documents to designated fields on magnetic tapes or discs.
  • Identifies causes of data entry problems.
  • May provide information system generated reports to management and others.
  • May maintain records and files regarding work processed.
  • Contacts are with initiators of source documents.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Data Entry Technician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in office operations such as operating office machines, handling incoming and outgoing mail, postal and shipping services, answering phones, directing calls and taking messages; file maintenance; maintaining and updating supplies.
  2. Six months experience in data collection which includes collecting, compiling and maintaining data from multiple sources such as files, records, databases, customers, staff or others.
  3. Six months experience in record keeping.
  4. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve, inquire and report on data.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.