Patient Care Assistant II

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Texas, Oklahoma
  • Oct 14, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Up to $29,927.74 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Introduction
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.
OSDH is seeking a full time Patient Care Assistant II providing support to the Texas County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34000054) in state government, located in Guymon, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependen ts . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $29,927.74 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Perform full range of patient care duties under nursing or medical direction. May include taking vital signs, escorting clients, obtaining lab specimens, observing and charting patient information, reporting appropriate information to supervisor, also may include outreach services in community, answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing and maintain client records, ordering and receiving supplies. Physical Demands and Work Environment
Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.
Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision. This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Patient Care Assistant job family has three levels which are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.
Level II:
This is the career level of this job family where employees perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction. This includes taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with activities of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors. It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II:
Education and Experience required at this level consists of one year of experience in providing patient care.

NOTES REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Non-Competitive
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Closing Date/Time: 4/14/2020 11:59:00 PM