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Program Support Technician (29 Hours Per Week/Health Services)

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BIG STONE GAP

Program Support Technician (29 Hours Per Week/Health Services)

  • 493666
  • 272 DOGWOOD DRIVE , BIG STONE GAP, Virginia, United States, 24219
  • Wallens Ridge State Prison
  • Health and Human Services
  • Wage (Hourly)
  • Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Title: Program Support Technician (29 Hours Per Week/Health Services)

Hiring Range: $14.33 - $22.32

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: Wallens Ridge State Prison

Agency Website: https://vadoc.virginia.gov/job-opportunities/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Provides administrative and programmatic support to the Medical/Nursing department in support of the unit and agency mission.

Updates and maintains records, files and automated databases.

Maintains institutional medical records in compliance with IOP’s and medical protocols.

Assists with scheduling medical appointments for offenders and daily transportation.

Prepares copies of relevant documentation, maintains files, emails documentation and answers telephone calls.

This is a wage position limited to working no more than 1,500 hours per agency during the 12 month period of May 1 – April 30, regardless of the hire date. The wage employment period resets on May 1 of the following year. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average over the 12-month period. This wage position offers no state benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to research and analyze data in order to reach logical conclusions and prepare routine reports.

Considerable recent experience providing customer service and administrative support to include word processing, filing and other related duties in a professional office setting.

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret court orders and release/discharge documents.

Administrative experience in a healthcare, criminal justice, court, or law office setting.

Previous clerical experience in a medical environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer post-secondary courses in business administration, healthcare/medical administration, information systems or equivalent training in a related field.

Working knowledge of medical terminology and experience with medical records.

Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain automated and manual filing systems.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Contact Information:

Name: Taylor Mayton

Phone: (804) 659-3464

Email: taylor.mayton@vadoc.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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