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Job ID: 129527

Health Services Technician
San Diego Community College District


Date Posted Sep. 20, 2019
Title Health Services Technician
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Services
 
 


Health Services Technician

San Diego Community College District


Closing Date:

Position Number: NC00295

Location: District Wide - Location

Position Type:

The Position:

Under the direction of the Director of Student Health Services, College Nurse and/or Nurse Associate to perform the duties of front medical office receptionist and nursing assistant.

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Major Responsibilities:

EXAMPLES OF OFFICE DUTIES
1. greeting patients/students at the reception desk and preparing charts (medical
records) as necessary.
2. answering telephones, making appointments, providing forms, assistance and
information to students, faculty and the general public.
3. contacting insurance companies, as needed.
4. preparing and maintaining medical records and reports.
5. maintaining student insurance records.
6. providing claim forms for student accident insurance
7. operating a variety of office equipment including computer, printer, copier and
fax machine.
8. typing letters. memos, reports and other similar materials to include designing and
producing flyers for promotional events.
9. maintaining a clean and orderly work environment.
10. maintaining inventory on all medical forms and supplies needed for medical
records and front reception area.
11. assembling and distributing incoming and outgoing mail.
12. collecting fees from students/faculty/staff for fee services as necessary.
13. training and providing work direction to student workers and hourly help on a
temporary basis.

EXAMPLES OF PATIENT CARE DUTIES
1. perform venipuncture (phlebotomy) procedure on patients for ordered tests
2. collect other laboratory specimens as directed by RN or MD.
3. take patient vital signs to include weight, height, B/P, pulse oximetry, peak flow, body temperature, pulse and respirations. Report abnormal findings to RN, NP or MD
4. perform urine analysis by chemical strip method and document. Report abnormal findings to RN, NP or MD
5. complete laboratory requests forms. And prepare specimens to be sent to the laboratory.
6. assist RN, NP or MD as needed (i.e. performing stand- by for exam, etc.)
7. organize and clean exam rooms.

Qualifications:

Knowledge:
Fundamentals of office receptionist duties, preferably from medical office experience
Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
Computer knowledge to include data entry and publishing
Basic accounting skills
Telephone etiquette
Knowledge on the operation of computers, printers, copy machine and fax machine.
Oral and written communication, including interview techniques
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid training
Laboratory specimen collection procedures (venipuncture)
Medical aseptic principles
Use and maintenance of medical supplies and equipment
Patient teaching and reinforcement of nursing and medical regimen.
Skills and Abilities
Universal precautions
Independently be able to produce letters and memos using MS Word or similar Office computer software.
Understand and follow oral and written communications.
Be able to decipher medical records in written format.
Work cooperatively with others.
Independently organize and prioritize work duties.
Be able to function under sometimes-stressful situations.
Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats
Draw blood, collect and prepare laboratory specimens
Perform first aid techniques, such as simple bandaging of wound, applying ice and ace wrapping to extremity and control bleeding
Training and Experience
Current certification in CPR , First Aid and Phlebotomy.
Training received either by formal class work or on the job training in office receptionist duties, preferably medical office work. This training can be on-going, such as a student in a Medical Assistant/ Medical Office Assistant/ licensed vocational nursing or nursing program.
At least one year of experience as a medical office receptionist/assistant experience is required.

Desired Qualifications:

Licenses:

Valid California Drivers license

Current CPR certification for Health Care Professional

Current First Aid certification

Phlebotomy certificate

Pay Information:

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To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.



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