|Department||Department of Rehabilitation Services|
|Date Opened||2/12/2013 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/18/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$1,994.00 - $3,324.00/month|
|Full or Part Time||
This position is located at VR #47 in Oklahoma City.
Essential Functions: This position is responsible for maintaining physical and scanned files according to the agency filing standards. Duties include timely and accurate processing of case information through the client data system, including but not limited to applications, eligibility data, Individual Plans for Employment (IPE’s), case narratives and authorizations per agency policy; assisting the VR Specialists in all phases of case management including application interviews, arranging and gathering diagnostic information, running monthly reports, gathering verification information and sending case related correspondences. Additional duties include performing general office and reception duties; as well as obtaining information necessary to make appropriate referrals to additional or alternative resources. Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel. Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.
Background Check: Effective January 1, 2012, the successful candidates for positions at the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will be required to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal investigation and background check.
Education and Experience Requirements: Level I - requirements at this level consist of one year of experience in office technical clerical work. Level II - requirements at this level consist of two years of technical clerical work in a vocational rehabilitation program. Level III - requirements at this level consist of three years of technical-clerical experience in a vocational rehabilitation program; or a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching or vocational evaluation; or a bachelor’s degree in education, a behavioral science or a closely related field and one year of experience in career counseling, job placement, habilitation or a rehabilitation related field.
Method of Application: ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Personnel Management OKCAREERS on-line applicant system (www.ok.gov/opm/). Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights; Submit one (1) complete set of all of the following application materials: A cover letter that contains the Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your e-mail address, your current classification and job code and a completed Office of Personnel Management Personal Data Summary Sheet (OPM-4B). DRS’ requires applicants to provide copies of performance evaluations at the interview process.
Send OPM 4B and Cover letter to:
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Attn: Human Resources Unit
3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Fax: (405) 951-3543
If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Calvin Small at (405) 951-3527.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing skilled and complex technical work assisting professional rehabilitation staff in providing rehabilitation services to individuals with physical and mental disabilities, blindness or visual impairment.
The Rehabilitation Technician job family consists of three levels of work which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned and the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned.
This is the career level where employees are assigned responsibilities for a full range of activities. At this level employees conduct client interviews, arrange and coordinate client services and disseminate required information to vendors, clients, and staff; assists clients in completion of application; reviews applications for referral to appropriate medical vendor; provides clients with area resource referral information; dispenses information regarding rehabilitation and visual services programs and procedures; learns client interviewing techniques and receives training in policies and procedures for rehabilitation services programs. Additional duties include general office operations, coordinating and arranging medical procedures with client and medical vendors; generates computerized vocational evaluation and skills analysis reports as assigned; researches, gathers and assembles case records, and maintains an information system; obtains and disseminates employment information for case closure.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of technical clerical work in a vocational rehabilitation program.