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OPS FISCAL ASSISTANT I – 64927188 requisition # 37943

Florida Department of Health in Hernando
June 12, 2018
Spring Hill, Florida
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Date: Jun 12, 2018

Location: SPRING HILL, FL, US, 34606

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Requisition No: 37943

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS FISCAL ASSISTANT I - 64927188

Position Number: 64927188

Salary:  $11.49 PER HOUR

Posting Closing Date: 06/19/2018

This position will work 40 hours a week and will be eligible for benefits.


  • Deferred Compensation - voluntary
  • Employee Assistance Program - voluntary
  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan* - mandatory VALIC Plan Highlights
  • Eligible OPS employees will contribute 7.5% of your compensation to this tax-deferred individual account in your name instead of paying Social Security (FICA) tax.  Participation for OPS employees in the VALIC-administered plan is mandatory and enrollment is automatic upon hire, unless you are exempt for one of the following reasons: Florida Retirement System (FRS) retiree, receiving an FRS benefit; or Dually employed in an FRS-covered position.
  • Workers’ Compensation - mandatory
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) - mandatory



  • Any form of paid leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Reinstatement rights or retention rights

*Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Duties and responsibilities:

This position involves independent fiscal, data entry and billing duties.  Responsibilities include daily deposits, medical and dental billings to appreciate parties:   Medicaid, Medicare, third party and assist with providers’ credentialing.  Has computer access to Health Management, Windows, and FLAIR Network. Adheres to Hernando County Health Department Confidentiality and Security policies and procedures.

Responsible for preparing the Fiscal department daily deposit.  Reviewing all departments’ cash, checks and credit card payments against daily cash drawer reports for accuracy.  Entering coding for all cash, checks and credit card transaction made within the CHD into Deposit Transactions file.  Maintaining all documentation for deposits.  Keys all deposit transactions into FLAIR.  Responsible to make necessary correction as requested by the state,

Maintains records of all providers Medicaid, Medicare, UPIN, License and DEA numbers and being sure all new providers are added to the list and pertinent forms are filled out so that they can bill through the health department.

Receives payments for accounts receivable, reconciles payments against billing/claim forms ensures correctness and completeness of payments. Payments are posted to receivable accounts in the Health Management System. Any claims not paid in full are noted and followed up for resubmission.

Processes billing to Medicaid, Medicare, HMO’s and other insurance claims for services rendered.

Assist with processing monthly statements for Hernando County and Billing Hub counties.

Assist with the responsibility of mail processing.

Assist with coverage for the Vital Statics department issuing birth and death certificates.

Performs other duties as required.

Independently communicates with Accountant I, clerical and liaisons to ensure good communication and keeps Supervisor aware of any issues or concerns.   Coordinates with Accountant I and billing supervisor to insure all medical and billing function are all done correctly and in a timely manner for Hernando County and the Billing Hub counties.   Attends all meetings and trainings pertinent to Insurance which may include Medicaid, Medicare, and third-party insurers.  Provides all relevant staff assistance with billing procedures, coding, credentialing, etc.

Responsible as a “need to know” employee for security sets relating to active medical records as it relates to performance of assigned duties and responsibility of same. Responsible for securing the designated information set(s) for the purposes of protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access, for all information, both confidential and public record, which is stored in hard copy or electronic formats.


*Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic submission process. 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/paygrade.

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, visit

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.


This position is not eligible for Veterans' Preference Points.

Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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