Health Services Assistant I
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The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is currently recruiting for Health Services Assistants I to assist professional healthcare staff with the implementation of health programs to detained inmates and wards in a clinic setting. Duties include preparing clients and assisting professional staff with exams and procedures, collect patients' specimens, teaching and encouraging development of good basic health habits and preventative care; assisting professional staff with care coordination as needed; and maintain client charts.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill county wide vacancies as they become available.
For more detailed information, refer to the Health Services Assistant I job description. Click HERE for benefits.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Travel: Travel using a personal vehicle may be required; mileage reimbursement is available. At the time of hire and continuing throughout employment, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation. In addition, travel throughout the County may be required, including travel to the high and low desert areas.
Sheriff Positions: Sheriff's Department may be assigned to locked detention facilities. Candidates are required to pass an extensive background investigation that includes interviews, fingerprinting, and a polygraph.
Education: Must possess a high school diploma or GED, or a U.S. Department of Education approved High School Equivalency Test.
In addition to the education requirement listed above, applicants must also qualify under Option A - or- Option B:
Option A: One (1) year of full-time equivalent experience directly assisting professionals in providing health or social services in any of the following areas:
- Medical front office
- Medical back office
- Performing intake interviews to determine eligibility for medical or social services.
Option B: Successful completion of a Medical Assistant (MA) program (front and back office) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program resulting in a certificate. A legible copy of the MA or CNA certificate must be submitted to your online application.
The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to convey basic privacy practice laws, ability to complete enrollment paperwork, and communicate basic health information and education; excellent interpersonal/customer service skills; basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint); and knowledge of community resources. The ideal candidate will also have experience in working with the community, especially with pregnant/breastfeeding women and/or substance abuse disorders.
There will be an online assessment of knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- Public Contact
- Written Communication
Details of the online assessment process will be emailed to all qualified applicants after the recruitment has closed. All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through governmentjobs.com. Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from email addresses with the following domain "@hr.sbcounty.gov". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.
Application Procedure: To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 5, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2021 5:00 PM Pacific