Clerk I Recovery Team NUECES

Texas Health & Human Services Commission Rusk, TX
Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the State Hospital System (SHS) may be just the place for you! The SHS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state, and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The SHS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. The CLERK I, RECOVERY TEAM CLERK, performs moderate level secretarial work for the recovery teams on the Unit. Duties include but are not limited to providing the clerical support for the recovery team, scheduling meetings, keeping notes and summaries; maintaining files necessary for completion of forms; filing forms in the patient record; auditing patient records for compliance issues and escorting patients as needed. The Clerk I works under the guidance of the recovery team executor and under the general supervision of the Unit Administrative Assistant with minimal latitude for the use of independent judgment. There is no supervisory responsibility. Completion of work requires occasionally originating new methods and/or techniques; decisions are varied but based on well-defined guidelines. The Clerk I has no financial responsibility but is accountable for assigned property. Must understand that duties, location of job assignment and shift pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the hospital. The Clerk I will maintain a level of care for all the Unit patients. Must understand that the duties may include exposure to blood or other potential infectious materials. Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. 1. Completes recovery plans, reviews, and related documents, as formulated by the recovery team in order to ensure all patients have recovery plans in charts according to hospital standards and timeframes. 2. Summarizes recovery team meetings and enters information into the Clinical Work Station (CWS) within timeframe allowed. 3. Schedules recovery team meetings and distributes notices to team members and patients in order to provide the opportunity for attendance in meetings. 4. Ensures that all required documentation and patient charts are available prior to beginning of recovery team meetings. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Knowledge Skills Abilities:

1. Knowledge of recovery plans. 2. Skills using Microsoft software. 3. Knowledge of medical records. 4. Ability to work with mentally ill patients. 5. Ability to work with a diverse group of people. 6. Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines. Registration or Licensure Requirements:

noneInitial Selection Criteria:

1. Six (6) months experience working in an office setting. 2. Experience attending meetings and/or taking minutes. 3. Computer experience in Microsoft software. Additional Information:

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service. Must have the ability to be trained on and conduct Treatment Intervention and Preventative Strategies (TIPS). Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range. NOTE: To be considered for this position, your application must clearly show how you meet the initial criteria and the knowledge, skills and abilities requirements. Compliance with HHSC immunization policy and state hospital operating procedures related to immunizations is required. Requisition #384423MOS Code:

Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include, but not limited to: 42A, YN, 0111, 3A1X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.