State of Massachusetts Mobile Integrated Health - Office Support Specialist II in Boston, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality is seeking anOffice Support Specialist to provide administrative support to the MIH program and its staff. The MIH Office Support Specialist plays a pivotal role in program operations and assists staff with application reviews, compliance tracking, communications, correspondence, data management and other program needs.

MIH is a sophisticated and integrated health care delivery model intended to link existing health care providers with mobile health infrastructure to improve the health of a specified population within a community. These collaborations are intended to deliver services to a range of patients in out-of-hospital environments, by providing patient-centered, multidisciplinary team-based care in coordination with health care facilities and other health care providers.

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Duties and Responsibilities:_*

  • Coordinates administrative program needs.

  • Oversees scheduling and coordination of meetings and events for the program and preparation of related materials.

  • Performs research, special projects, office organization, documentation, scanning, copying, and filing.

  • Updates and maintains database(s) to effectively store and manage review of applications, approvals, compliance findings, and associated information.

  • Responds to internal and external inquiries.

  • Responds to public records requests.

_Preferred Qualifications_*:*

  • Ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly and develop ideas in a logical sequence.

  • Ability to prepare documents and reports accurately.

  • Ability to update and generate computerized data and correspondence.

  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, Mail Merge, and PowerPoint software programs proficiently.

  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, policies and procedures governing assigned unit activities.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.**

  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression.

  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.

  • Ability to work independently and in teams.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity with EMS, paramedicine, or healthcare delivery.

_About the Department of Public Health:_

The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth.

We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities.

DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems.

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Total Compensation:_*

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As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

  • Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

_Pre-Hire Process:_

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visithttp://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in administrative work experience or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below:

Substitutions:

I. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

II. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

*An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job: *Administrative Services

Organization: *Department of Public Health

Title: Mobile Integrated Health - Office Support Specialist II

Location: Massachusetts-Boston - Chauncy St.

Requisition ID: 180002QQ