The Kings County Public Health Department is seeking to fill
multiple temporary Community Health Aide I appointments to aide in
the COVID-19 pandemic efforts. The operation will be a 7 day a week
operation. These positions will assist with COVID-19 procedures.
Individuals who are bilingual (English/Spanish) are encouraged to
apply. This recruitment will remain open until all temporary
positions are filled. Extra help positions do not include regular
benefits; however, they do accrue sick leave. Temporary employees
are paid on an hourly basis and are limited to the number of hours
they can work in a week and during the fiscal year.
COVID-19 RELATED DUTIES
* Notify patients of positive COVID-19 results and explain
quarantine and isolation procedures. * Provide patients with
required documentation, including quarantine and isolation orders
and work/school notification. * Work to identify close contacts of
positive COVID cases and/or advise positive case that they should
notify all close contacts of quarantine guidelines. * Register
patients as part of the COVID-19 mobile testing unit team. *
Explain and observe self-testing procedure as part of the COVID-19
mobile testing unit team. * Clerical duties related providing
information and notification to patients, providers, and/or close
contacts, including but not limited to email, phone, mail and fax
communications. * Clerical duties related to patient registration
and/or education on COVID-19 vaccination. * Additional
COVID-related patient and provider communication as needed.
Duties include but are not limited to those described below.
Reasonable accommodation will be made when requested and determined
by the County to be appropriate under applicable law.
Under close supervision, provides information to at risk and low
income individuals and families concerning the nature, availability
and potential benefits of public health services; sets up clinics
and supplies; pulls and refiles charts for clinics; makes
appointments for clients; prepares clinic schedules; collects
eligibility information from clients; collects and processes cash
payments; performs preliminary screening for eligibility;
participates in the delivery of clinic and home visit services;
learns to provide health education and/or counseling to groups and
individuals according to protocols; transports or accompanies
clients to clinics; assists in the preparation and maintenance of
client and clinic records; may issue and explain use of program
vouchers; refers participants/applicants to health care providers
and community resources; takes care of supplies and instruments
after clinics; completes and processes forms for clinic records;
assists in establishing and maintaining favorable relationships
between the Department of Public Health and the community; assists
in the development and implementation of educational outreach
programs and coordinates with local community resources; may make
structured, limited home visits accompanied by other program staff;
attends staff meetings and training sessions; may utilize bilingual
skills in performance of job duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum requirements must be met by the
Please note:Work experience for the last 15 years must be
included in the work history portion of your application. It is
also important that your application show all the relevant
education and experience that you possess, even if it extends
beyond the required past 15 years.A resume may be attached, but is
not a substitute for completing the application and supplemental
questions. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate
you from the recruitment.
Any combination of education and relevant experience that would
likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is
qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills
and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Experience: Six months of general work experience, preferably in
a medical setting or involving extensive public contact or
License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Special Requirements: 1) Certain positions in this
classification may be designated as bilingual, requiring fluency in
a foreign language; 2) requires travel to outlying areas of the
County to provide program services; 3) ability to work some evening
hours as required to provide program services; and 4) ability to
qualify for security clearance through a background investigation
and/or fingerprint check.
For a detailed job specification, please click the applicable
Community Health Aide I
SELECTION PROCESS: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The department having the extra help vacancy may interview those
applicants who appear to best meet the requirements of the
position; you will only be notified if you are among those. This
recruitment will remain open until all extra help positions are