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Posted on: June 04, 2021 • Category: Secretary, Healthcare Support

Community Health Secretary

Yankton County

Apply By: June 28, 2021
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

Phone 1: (605) 260-4400
Yankton County Website
Yankton County
410 Walnut Street
Suite 100
Yankton, SD 57078
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Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to learn and work in multiple computer software applications.
  • Must be able to explain programs and processes at a client's level of understanding and gather information in a confidential and respectful manner.
  • Valid Drivers License & ability to travel


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Incumbent will be trained to meet the required level of expertise to perform duties described and will receive ongoing technical assistance based on assessments of job proficiency.

Other Requirements:

  • Multi-lingual applicants are desired, and/or must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with interpreters to serve culturally and socio-economically diverse populations



The community health secretary assists health professionals with the provision of public health services for individuals, families, and communities. The candidate selected will work as a member of a healthcare team serving clients eligible for Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) Program, immunizations, and other public health services.
8-hour days (8am to 5pm, 1-hour lunch)/Monday through Friday.

Key Responsibilities (may not include all of the functions performed)

  • Duties include reception and completion of office intake processes for multiple programs.
  • The candidate will learn and apply federal and state policies for programs, includingappointment protocols & scheduling, documenting financial and other eligibility criteria, and providing services within the scope of the clerical role.
  • Office management duties include supply and inventory maintenance, marketing and outreach activities, billing and collection of fees, and responsibilities for business protocols related to third-party payer billing.
  • The candidate will help link individuals and families to community resources.

Other Information:

8-hour days (8am to 5pm, 1-hour lunch)/Monday through Friday

Salary to be Determined

Benefits: Employer paid single health insurance coverage, mandatory retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, sick and vacation accrual, Longevity pay after 6 years

Applications can be sent to:

Yankton County Auditor
321 W 3rd, Suite 100
Yankton, SD 57078

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