Administrative Assistant II

Recruitment #220408-E17B-47

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant II providing support to Nursing Services. This is a state employee position 34002370  governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is up to $40,000.00, based on education and experience.

 

Position Summary:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing administrative support for program area and support functions, or serve as an assistant to, or provide administrative support to an administrator or an official.  This may include supervising an administrative or clerical unit, responsibility for an administration program providing various services to agency customers, and similar duties and responsibilities.  It may also include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff of administrative technicians in performing duties involving the processing of applications for various types of permits or licenses, maintaining various records, preparing correspondence or other materials, and similar activities.

The Level II duties and responsibilities will be at all levels of complexity.  Employees will coordinate activities both internal and external to the organization or program and may supervise others in performing various administrative duties or other activities.

Position Responsibilities/Essential Functions
• Provides Administrative support to Nursing Service and Community Health Systems.
• Trains other staff
• Assigns projects to staff as needed; develops and places in operation special procedures.
• Initiates correspondence requiring knowledge of agency or program procedures and policies.
• Develops and maintains confidential or complex files.
• Interprets and advises internal and external customers on departmental or program rules, regulations, and laws.
• Prepares invoices and payments of claims, requisitions, purchase orders and other fiscal duties.
• May supervise subordinate staff.
• Represents agency, supervising official, or program area at meetings, conferences, or civic organizations.
• Coordinates activities with internal and external customers.
• May establish educational and/or training programs.
• Interviews callers, arranges appointments, and handles office details.
• Enters and retrieves information using Personal Computer or other data processing equipment and receives and reviews coded and uncoded source documents; reviews data and makes routine corrections.

Other Duties:
Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of spelling, punctuation, and business English; of business mathematics; of modern office methods and procedures; of the maintenance of complex records; and of the major policies and procedures governing assigned programs.  Ability is required to maintain effective working relationships with others; to handle confidential work; to interpret and handle routine matters in accordance with agency policy; and to follow oral and written instructions.  Plus, knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
• Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone.

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Five years of technical clerical office work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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