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27 Apr 2022

Full-Time Healthy Families Office Assistant II

Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

The Office Assistant II (OA II) provides support to the programs under the Healthy Families Division.  The primary responsibility is to provide technical and administrative support to internal program staff and broad customer support to external partners and Healthy Families patient/clients.

 

Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all Health Department clients; honoring the diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in Health Department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work.  The OA II are to be knowledgeable about the Clark County Council priorities and possess a basic understanding of Public Health Core Competencies.

 

Qualifications

Graduation from high school or GED; 1-2 years of progressively responsible related experience, or combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Research shows that many job candidates – especially individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, gender non-binary/non-conforming people and women – look at job postings as lists of requirements, which can have a measurable effect on responses to the posting. We will consider any combination of relevant work and lived experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills and abilities as qualifying for this position.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Experience with data entry, spreadsheets (e.g., excel and smartsheet) and electronic health records preferred.
  • Recognizes and challenges discrimination across the department and throughout the county.
  • Researches and implements inclusive, culturally and linguistically competent strategies for working with diverse populations.

 

Knowledge of: Foundations and applications of racial equity in public health/population health nursing and community health worker practice.

The impact of race (institutional/systemic racism), ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, religion, economic class, education, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, mental and physical ability and learning styles on behavior, attitudes, and values related to health.

Prioritizing cultural, linguistic, social, and behavioral factors in determining the delivery of public health services.

Core competencies for Public Health Professionals and able to use them in identifying professional growth opportunities.

 

Ability to: Express ideas effectively both orally and in writing and maintain accurate records.

Effectively use a personal computer, Microsoft Office software, email, and internet to accomplish job functions.

Adhere to established policies and procedures.

Create and/or proofread forms, brochures, and informational pamphlets.

Develop and adapt approaches to problems that consider and celebrate cultural differences.

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Salary Grade: Local 335.503 ($18.44 – $23.52) per hour

How to Apply

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 13 days.

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