Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Secretary (Part Time)

Yankton, SD
Job ID: 17300

Agency: Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center/Medical Records

Salary: $13.47

Pay Grade: GD

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a part-time position with the Department of Social Services at the South Dakota Human Services Center, Yankton, SD. For more information on DSS, please visit https://dss.sd.gov .


This position participates as an active member of the medical records team and is focused on maintaining patient medical records to ensure compliance with overseeing agencies and accuracy of information. In order to achieve the purpose of the position one must be able to navigate computers easily, establish and maintain data systems, gather and provide information, maintain medical records as a whole both electronically and in paper form, and ensure and secure proper transmission of personal information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:
  • business English including grammar, spelling and punctuation;
  • Office 365;
  • medical terminology;
  • electronic health record; and,
  • office equipment, including scanners.

Ability to:
  • type accurately;
  • read and comprehend materials;
  • gather, compare and summarize data from a variety of sources;
  • operate a variety of office equipment;
  • communicate information clearly and concisely;
  • exercise tact, patience and discretion when communicating and dealing with persons of varying backgrounds and temperaments.


Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/ . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FIE

Y ou must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources

Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us


" An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Secretary (Part Time)