Clerk Typist - Functional Unit #4
UCONN Health Center - Connecticut

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In the Correctional Managed Health Care Program, this class is accountable for performing a wide variety of general clerical functions including basic processing, reception, filing, record keeping, bookkeeping and typing.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Six (6) months as a typist or its equivalent.

Substitution Allowed: Graduation from high school with coursework in typing.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITY: Incumbents is this class must possess knowledge of office procedures including proper telephone usage and filing; knowledge of spelling, punctuation and grammar; skill in typing a variety of materials at a net speed of 40 wpm; basic interpersonal skill, basic oral and written communication skills; basic skill in performing arithmetical computations; ability to operate office equipment which may include word processors, computer terminals or other automated equipment; ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as coding, sorting, alphabetizing and numeric ordering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Five plus (5+) years of clerical experience in a medical environment or clerical experience in a correctional environment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Incumbents in this class type a variety of materials from rough copy or dictating machine, review and correct drafts for compliance with originals, enter and retrieve data on computer terminals; maintain logs; set up and maintain records and files according to established procedures; search files for information; send out standard form letters making minor revisions or additions; compile information from standard sources and prepare reports; answer phone, relay calls and take messages; handle routine requests for information; receive and direct visitors; perform a variety of basic processing tasks including mail distribution, verification of information, inventory control, ordering supplies, etc.; perform related duties as required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this class must possess general good health and retain sufficient stamina, agility, and visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform all duties of the class. Incumbents are required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents in this class may have exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive/abusive inmates; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions; may be required to travel.

SCHEDULE: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Mon. - Fri., 1/2 hr unpaid meal break. 80 hour pay period.


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Connecticut Department of Correction - Facilities

Correctional Managed Health Care

Pay Plan NP-3 Clerical CL-10

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