Health Services Specialist I - Jail Health

  • DENTON COUNTY, TX
  • 401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $38,752.00 - $44,952.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Description

THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates.

Examples of Duties

Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents.
Provides inmates and juvenile detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to inmates and juvenile detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care.
Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics,
Provides immunizations.
Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications.
Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories.
Arranges and coordinates inmate patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed.
Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages.
Processes inmate patient billing statements from community providers and services.
Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed.
Assists with recording, entering, and posting inmate co-pay statements for collection.
Regular and punctual attendance is required.
Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age.
Must be a United States citizen.
High school diploma or GED andEMT Certification, Medical Assistant Certification oran equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment.


Supplemental Information

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas 76201 United States View Map