Health Services Specialist

Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Health Services Specialist

SALARY:	$2,933.00 - $3,754.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE:	04/21/17
CLOSING DATE:	Continuous


Under general supervision, perform varied and responsible duties related to the college healthcare services. Receive limited supervision within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures. Provide responsible and supportive functions to facilitate the effectiveness of the health services office; exercise independent judgment; relieve college Nurse of routine and office detail.

Essential Functions
∙ Within scope of licensure, provide basic health care services and first aid to students and emergency care for faculty, staff and visitors.
∙ Facilitate efficient office operations for the delivery of health services to students in the Health Services Office; provide health related information and assistance to students concerning health problems, services, insurance and related matters.
∙ Respond to medical emergencies with the College Nurse and/or Security; make decisions about appropriate course of action to take within the scope of training; refer complex medical problems to proper authorities.
∙ Maintain inventory and prepare purchase orders for supplies as needed; store and issue supplies and equipment.
∙ Maintain confidential records, activity logs, reports and statistics of student accidents and illnesses.
∙ Operate medical screening equipment for blood pressure, oral temperature, and basic vision screening.
∙ Provide referrals to appropriate medical providers according to established procedures; provide a variety of printed health related information to students and staff.
∙ Maintain records and files related to student insurance, hazard and accident/incident reports; assure completion of forms and prepare student accident/injury reports as needed.
∙ Refer injured or ill employees to Human Resources.
∙ Maintain close communication with the College Nurse on proper procedures for dealing with physical and mental health issues, substance abuse and other related matters.
∙ Arrange for transportation of ill or injured students/staff to Health Services Office by college tram.
∙ Maintain and provide confidential information regarding health services clients to the College Nurse; assist in communicating, under HIPPA regulations, with family, staff, and faculty regarding clients.
∙ Assist students in setting up appointments and complete necessary forms for psychological services; prepare forms, time cards, invoices and maintain records of psychological services.
∙ Compile health services and psychological services statistical data; use appropriate word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs to prepare reports; enter data; compile and prepare special reports in conformance with established regulations and procedures.
∙ Maintain files, records, forms, mailing lists and other information as required; receive, open and route mail.

Other Functions
∙ Perform other related duties as assigned
∙ Direct work of student aides; provide work supervision and guidance as assigned.


Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that would indicate possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities listed herein. Two years of recent relevant work in health services and licensing and certificates as listed below.

Knowledge of: emergency first aid procedures; community agencies and services; administration of vision, blood pressure screening tests; current office practices; practices, procedures and equipment related to primary care health care; record keeping as related to the requirements of health care services; applicable state laws and regulations relating to health care services; word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs as needed.

Ability to: exercise judgment in dealing with emergencies and special health needs of students; administer first aid and respond to emergency situations effectively and efficiently unsupervised; handle emergencies and stressful situations calmly and effectively; triage emergency situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; interact effectively in a wide variety of situations requiring diplomacy, tact, friendliness, poise and firmness; prioritize tasks and do several tasks simultaneously; use discretion in dealings with staff and student problems and handling confidential records; maintain accurate records and reports; learn to interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the health services area; understand and carry out oral and written directions; coordinate office activities; accurately and efficiently use a variety of word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs to create/produce letters, reports, spreadsheets and other documents as needed to fulfill the requirements of the job; learn and successfully use new healthcare services techniques, and various software programs as required to fulfill the requirements of the job; use appropriate and correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties; demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to and appreciation for, the academic, ethnic, socio-economic, disability and gender diversity of students and staff attending or working on a community college campus.

Physical Effort/Work Environment:
Light to Moderate physical effort handling lightweight parcels up to 15 pounds; frequent standing or walking; and may require squatting, kneeling, and bending; ability to respond quickly to emergency situations; possible exposure to communicable disease, blood borne pathogens, body fluids, and to a wide range of emotional states in course of providing health care services. Indoor/outdoor work environment when responding to emergencies.

License and Certificates
A valid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) /Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) certificate desirable and a valid First Aid/CPR/AED card is required.


Work Schedule
40 hours per week/ 12 months per year
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Management reserves the right to change schedules as needed.

(STEP A) 2,933 – (STEP E) 3,754+ GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE (no additional costs for benefits)

Monterey Peninsula College provides eligible employees with valuable benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D and long-term disability. Monterey Peninsula College is a PERS employer.

How to Apply
Visit and select "classified and other positions." Here you will find the announcement and the "apply" button in the upper right hand corner. You will be asked to log-in or create a new user account.

For more information regarding the position please contact,

Emily Salter
Substitute - Human Resources Specialist

∙ Complete all required fields of the application AND:
∙ Attach a .pdf of your cover letter which describes your interest in and qualifications for the position. AND
∙ Attach a .pdf of your resume AND
∙ Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted AND
∙ Any certificates related to position
∙ Copy of valid California's driver license

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools, or transcripts with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required.
Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre­-employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

About the college
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found at
ACCJC reaffirmed Monterey Peninsula College's accreditation in June 2010. MPC's next accreditation evaluation site visit was in October 2016.
For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:
For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina:
For Institutional Research:


Similar jobs

Similar jobs