Student Health Center Assistant II (Temporary Position)

Employer
Ventura County Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time


Student Health Center Assistant II (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District


Salary: $22.48 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: Provisional-024

Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA

Department: Districtwide

Closing: Continuous

Description

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Employees and StudentsOn August 10, the Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the policy COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Employees and Students. The policy requires that everyone who accesses in-person, on-site campus/District programs, or who participates in off-site District/college services in person will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective Oct. 15, the mandate allows time for unvaccinated employees, students and the public to complete two-dose vaccines. Exemptions will be made for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical and/or religious reasons.

For more information, please review Board Policy 3506 COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Employees and Students.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill temporary assignments only and not being conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not eligible for benefits.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the functional supervision of the Coordinator of Student Health Services and administrative supervision of a dean, perform a variety of front and back medical office duties in the Student Health Center

WHO WE ARE
Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

The Ventura County Community College District seeks candidates who are best prepared to meet the needs, interests, and goals of the diverse students it serves and assures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties
Perform phlebotomies and administer injections under the direction of the nurse practitioner, registered nurse, physician, or physician assistant. E

Differentiate between medical non-emergency and emergency situations; refer patients to professional medical staff as appropriate; activate the Emergency Medical System (EMS) when appropriate in the absence of the Coordinator or Student Health Center clinical staff. E

Administer basic comfort measures to injured and ill persons; assist medical personnel with emergency care and equipment, administer first aid, CPR and AED, when necessary. E

Assist physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and support staff in the delivery of patient care. E

Assist students with inquiries regarding insurance billing concerns; coordinate with the appropriate offices to expedite claims and resolve problems; initiate and process student insurance claims, including the completion and filing of required forms, notifying medical providers of patient needs, and assisting with the referral of injuries. E

Assist in establishing and implementing procedures for the reception and flow of students, including screening and prioritizing student needs in both routine and urgent situations. E

Review the documentation of labs and medications, and monitor controls and temperatures of equipment for the purpose of quality improvement/assurance. E

Develop and implement policies and procedures for maintaining the confidentiality of medical records and incident reports. E
Implement policies and procedures for disinfection and handling of contaminated waste or equipment; assist the campus and Student Health Center staff in following Standardized Precautions when handling hazardous waste. E

Perform basic health screening procedures including vision and hearing screening, glucometer, height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respirations, and laboratory testing,. E

Collect specimens, prepare for examinations and perform screening tests; assist with physicals. E

Assist in completing the documentation, filing, recording, and reporting of results for immunizations and testing for TB. E

Clean and sterilize equipment and instruments. E

Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the Student Health Center budget. E

Perform a variety of clerical duties including gathering and recording statistical data, composing letters, reports and memos, scheduling appointments, answering and screening phone calls, assisting with payroll, contracts and purchasing requisitions, and creating and distributing marketing materials to promote Student Health Center activities. E

Maintain and order medical and office supplies; monitor inventory of equipment. E

Assist with coordinating Student Health Center education and promotion programs; provide literature and information to students and staff. E

Respond to inquiries regarding the Student Health Center and other agencies affiliated with the college and the Student Health Center; provide a variety of health-related information to patients with direction from professional staff act as a liaison with community healthcare providers/agencies and campus departments. E

Train and provide work direction to student workers as assigned. E

Perform other duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency AND successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program, in accordance with the regulations established by the Medical Board of California

Experience

One year of experience performing basic medical back office duties including administering injections or performing phlebotomy, in a medical office, clinic, or hospital setting.

LICENSES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Valid First Aid, CPR, and AED Certificates issued by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or other authorized agency

Medical Assistant Program Certificate

Supplemental Information
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Please include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment Experience section of the application and complete all fields. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Employment Experience section of the application will not be considered.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

DEGREE INFORMATION: If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit https://www.chea.org/state-licensed-or-authorized-institutions or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx.If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.



To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/3221395/student-health-center-assistant-ii-temporary-position






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