HEALTH PROFESSIONS SPECIALIST - PART-TIME
San Diego County - Grossmont College
Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.
The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.
Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!
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Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.
Department: Health Sciences
Location: Grossmont College
Months worked out of the Year: 12 months
Work hours: Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
24/Hours per week
Days & Hours may vary
Shift Differential: None
Starting Salary Range: CL-28 - $3,315 (Step A) or $3,505 (Step B) Monthly
Based on experience
Anticipated Start Date: May, 2020
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of specialized duties in assigned area of Health Professions such as Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant or Respiratory Therapy; perform specialized clerical duties; coordinate and oversee office activities of assigned function; train and provide work direction to others as assigned.
- Perform a variety of specialized duties to provide services to students in all health professions areas including but not limited to CVT (Cardiovascular Technology), Nursing, OTA (Occupational Therapy Assistant) and RT (Respiratory Therapy), and Disabilities Specialist.
- Design, develop, and maintain spreadsheet and database to accurately track student applications; prerequisite acceptability; program acceptance; health, dental and immunization compliance, etc.
- Use computer software packages to compile information, prepare and type correspondence, memorandums, reports, requisitions, forms, tests and other materials as required; proofread and edit written materials to assure accuracy and completeness.
- Maintain a variety of records, logs, and files related to the Health Profession areas.
- Receive, tally and report on money collected from students for class pins, graduation banquets, licensing exams, etc.
- Train and provide work direction to student assistants and hourly personnel as assigned; may participate in screening processes of hiring procedures.
- Calculate instructor load from information available and prepare hire letters for Health Professions.
- Design, develop and maintain web pages for the Health Profession areas.
- Accept and review student applications, transcripts and other information to determine compliance with program prerequisites. Request and review student transcripts to determine program eligibility; confer with respective health profession coordinator on student's eligibility.
- Accept and review student physical forms to assure program compliance and verify that CPR, TB, and malpractice insurance requirements are met.
- Perform a variety of responsible clerical duties requiring initiative and independent judgment for assigned administrator or other health professions staff to relieve them of a variety of clerical or routine administrative duties.
- Receive and compile information; post records, make mathematical computations; record and track information from a variety of sources.
- Track purchase requisitions and budget information.
- Greet office visitors and answer telephones; screen and refer calls, schedule appointments and meetings or take messages as appropriate.
- Answer questions and provide specialized information and assistance to students, instructors and the general public on all Health Professions areas.
- Communicate and coordinate activities with other district departments and personnel, other educational institutions, community organizations and other outside organizations and agencies to exchange information and coordinate activities.
- Recruit potential applicants for programs from career fairs, health fairs, and local area high schools and college-level biology classes.
- Prepare and duplicate materials, distribute mail; order and maintain adequate stocks of office supplies; prepare and type requisitions according to established procedures.
- Plan and coordinate advisory board meetings.
- Operate standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, scanners, label makers, typewriters, facsimile machines, calculators and copiers.
- Schedule and proctor a variety of tests as assigned.
- Participate as directed in the training and direction of hourly personnel and student workers.
- Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations.
- Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Modern office practices, procedures and equipment including telephone techniques and etiquette.
- Recordkeeping techniques.
- Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
- Basic medical terminology for area of assignment.
- Learn the specialized medical terminology, functions, operations and activities of all assigned Health Professions areas.
- Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to a specialized area.
- Organize and coordinate office activities.
- Train and provide work direction; assign and review the work of others.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Perform clerical duties such as preparing and maintaining a variety of correspondence, records and reports; filing, duplicating, etc.
- Operate a personal computer including various software packages to enter and retrieve data using keyboarding skills in an efficient and effective manner consistent with requirements of the position.
- Plan and organize work; work independently to meet schedules and time lines.
- Work confidentially with discretion.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by formal training in business office technologies or related area.
EXPERIENCE: Increasingly responsible clerical experience including public contact.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical office environment.
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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.
The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.
The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.
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