Public Health Assistant

  • County of Colusa
  • Colusa, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: 2,829 USD
  • Salary Top: 4,651
  • Apply By: Oct 01, 2021

Job Description

The County of Colusa is recruiting for a Public Health Assistant. This position will assist professional and technical staff in providing Public Health Program services to groups and individuals. Provides a wide variety of responsible and difficult clerical support for assigned programs within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Job Requirements

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Equivalent to three years of public health, medical office or related experience.
  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade.
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid California driver’s license.

Special Instructions

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Applications may be obtained from and returned to:
Human Resources Department
250 5th Street
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: 530-458-0420
Scanned completed application packets may be emailed to:
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A complete application packet will include:

  • A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV. 111317

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application.
The applications will be used to select the best-qualified applicant to participate in the selection process. A skills examination may be administered to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications. A qualifications appraisal interview will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and training experience. The Director of Health and Human Services will make the final selection and appointment.

Additional Information

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Performs front desk reception activities; answers phone; responds to question and inquiries; provides information to the public and other agencies; receives and processes payment for services rendered; writes and provides receipt.
Performs administrative duties; files and maintains charts, records, letters, reports and other documents; gathers monthly statistics; contacts customers and patients; schedules classes and appointments; opens and distributes incoming mail; enters data into computer; prepares progress and summary reports.
Participates in the development and dissemination of educational materials appropriate to the assigned program.

Assist with planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating health education and prevention programs.
Maintains cooperative working relationships with other county department personnel, outside agencies and the public; assists with coordination of program activities with other department and agencies as appropriate.
Refers clients who need additional assistance to the appropriate department staff and community agencies or organizations; prepares the necessary referral documents; and confers with supervisor as needed.
Organizes, implements and serves as coordinator and liaison for specific health education programs, grants and activities within the county as assigned.
Participates in the preparation and administration of grants related to assigned programs.
Attends training sessions, meetings, and conferences as directed; assisting in the presentation of reports to committees and agencies as needed.
Perform general office duties as assigned.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 60 for Classic, or 2 @ 62; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; Health Reimbursement Arrangement; paid health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance for employee. If employee elects not to enroll in County insurance and can provide proof of other group health insurance coverage, they may be eligible for a $300 monthly cash in-lieu benefit. This position is part of the Colusa County Employees Association (CCEA), Professional Unit.

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED, FIRST REVIEW: AUGUST 13, 2021. It is to your advantage to file your application as soon as possible as the recruitment may close at any time following the first review. Resumes may not be a substitute for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed and closing date postmarked applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process.
Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied

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