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Data Entry Operator

Company: Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Data Entry Operator:

Administrative Assistant (DEO III) works under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor II in the Laboratory Reporting Branch. Performs complex data entry for the Texas Health Steps, Newborn Screening or Microbiological Programs. Proofreads demographics and makes corrections as needed. Meets strict deadlines and daily quotas. Assists with training of new employees. Performs other general clerical duties as needed in the Laboratory Reporting Branch. Supports the creation of a laboratory-wide safety culture by serving as a liaison to the Safety Office to ensure a healthy and safe workplace. Works under moderate supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Other duties as assigned. Must be able to work Saturday's and/or state holidays as determined by the agency or supervisor. Supports the creation of a laboratory-wide safety culture by serving as a liaison to the Safety Office to ensure a healthy and safe workplace. Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

(40%) Enters complex patient, specimen and test information into the Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) computer system. Process a minimal of 210-450 submission forms daily. Enters 80 submission forms per hour. Determines if additional information is necessary to process test reports. Completes work according to established deadlines. Permits no more than eighteen documented entry errors per year. Performs all tasks according to the Standard Operating Procedural (SOP) manual.

(40%) Prints patient and specimen demographics and verifies all information entered on no less than 210-450 forms per day. Edits any information that was entered incorrectly and releases that work, same day. Process submission forms for archiving. Permits no more than eighteen documented errors of miss-caught information per year. Performs all tasks according to SOP manuals.

(10%) Run end of day reports, filing, enter PKU monitoring, enter Unsatisfactory specimens, enter clinical chemistry, creating boxes for filing, running newborn screen queries, pick up microbiology and newborn screen submission forms, enter rabies specimens, reading and responding to email from lab personnel in a timely manner.

(5%) 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.

(5%) Supports the creation of a laboratory-wide safety culture by serving as a liaison to the Safety Office to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

Knowledge of modern office practices

Knowledge of and ability to work with confidential medical records/files/information

Knowledge of medical terminology

Skill in written and verbal communication

Skill to perform task with a high degree of accuracy and paying close attention to detail

Skill in data entry

Ability to work with confidential material

Ability to communicate to the public in a diplomatic, courteous, and objective manner

Ability to prioritize work, manage time effectively and meet deadlines

Ability to daily make quick rational decisions; work independently in fast paced/stressful situations

Ability to work well with others as a team member

Ability to handle multiple tasks at a time

Must be able to type 50 words per minute

Registration or Licensure Requirements:

N/A Initial Selection Criteria:

1 year experience performing data entry.

Experience in proofreading documents/reports, editing, performing quality assurance checks and/or analyze documents.

Preferred experience working with confidential material.

Type 50 wpm

Additional Information:

Requisition Number 514788

Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as necessary. MOS Code:

There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the responsibilities, and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if they meet the qualifications for this position.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

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.

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Keywords: Texas Health & Human Services Commission, Austin , Data Entry Operator, Administration, Clerical , Austin, Texas

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