The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking a Clerk Specialist to join the team at the Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offenders (CCUSO). This is a full-time opportunity with a Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm work week.

This position will be responsible for clerical and scheduling duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Scanning, filing, organizing, and dispersing medical records.
  • Answering calls and directing to appropriate personnel.
  • Scheduling and staffing temporary medical transports in conjunction with the CCUSO scheduling department.
  • Scheduling and approving time off in conjunction with management of all nursing staff in the facility.
  • Taking notes and completing minutes for assigned meetings.
  • Gathering, organizing, and dispersing information for requests by Health and Human Services leadership, as well as legal, medical, and other necessary entities.

This position will also be responsible for ordering and maintaining appropriate inventory of medical supplies and office supplies for departmental use.

CCUSO provides a secure, long-term, and highly structured setting to treat sexual offenders who have served their prison terms, but, in a separate civil trial, have been found likely to reoffend. The facility provides state-of-the-art treatment to patients to lower their risk of re-offending and to release them from confinement as quickly as possible. There is a full range of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitative services focused on addressing the conditions impacting a patient’s likelihood of re-offending.

We have a great total compensation package, including:

  • Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) (Employee contributes 6.29%/State of Iowa contributes 9.44%)
  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan) (State of Iowa matches up to $75/month)
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (See below for additional information)
  • Vacation Leave (96 hours/year to begin, and increases with years of service)
  • Sick Leave (144 hours/year)
  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance ($20,000 paid for by the State of Iowa)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

Apply online HERE.

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