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Health licensing Specialist

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services Department
This position is responsible for processing all documents related to applications for licenses, and maintaining these associated records of license issuance or denial for professions and occupations. The successful candidate will provide thorough reviews of licensing documents and financial transactions, and ensure adherence to statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to the Licensure Unit. This position supports the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) licensing program and the Board of Emergency Medical Services, including preparing correspondence, handling payments, managing travel arrangements, and performing all tasks related to examination processes and activities. Additional duties include preparing and monitoring contracts, processing expense reimbursements, initiating accounts receivable and payable transactions, processing refunds, and ordering necessary supplies/equipment. 
REQUIREMENTS: Experience in secretarial or general office work with responsibility for developing and applying office support methods or procedures OR post-high school coursework/training in office management practices or secretarial support functions.

Within the last 2-3 years-
  • The ability to review applications/documents in accordance with statutes/regulations/guidelines.
  • Computer experience including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access or other similar software.
  • Experience in handling phone calls and in-person customer service related to the status of applications and/or required documentation.
  • Experience in organizing, tracking, updating, and timely filing/retrieval of electronic and manual records/files.
  • Experience in working with confidential documents and HIPAA compliance.

Other: Valid Drivers License or authorized independent transportation. 
Must have effective communication skills and have the ability to accurately explain state statutes and regulations and application requirements to both internal and external customers. Must be able to read legal documents and understand regulations. Must demonstrate the ability to seek direction as needed. 

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2018
Date Closes August 22, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department NE DHHS
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
SOC Category 43-4031.03 License Clerks
Zipcode 68508

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Clerical
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Quality Control
  • Team Management
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Office Machine Operations

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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