Siouxland District Health F/T Program Aide (Bilingual)

Posted: 08/15/2021

WOODBURY COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:



Siouxland District Health F/T Program Aide (Bilingual)




SALARY: $16.50 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Siouxland District Health
OPENING DATE: 08/17/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
DESCRIPTION:

Salary: $16.50/hour (Plus Benefits)

Responsible to provide health and program specific information to clients of the Nursing Division under the supervision of nursing staff.  Will deliver and perform designated aspects of various nursing programs to targeted clients.  This may include working in multiple nursing programs, data collection and entry, supply monitoring and ordering, registering and screening clients, maintenance of client records, and entry of client data in program data-bases.   This position is within Siouxland District Health Department’s Nursing Division, and reports to the Nursing Director and/or Nursing Coordinator.

DUTIES:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.   

Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Provide health information to clients on an individual and group basis.
Schedule client visits and respective services related to specific program guidelines.
Role model professional behavior to peers and clients.
Enter client demographic and program specific data into designated data-bases or documents.
Demonstrate professional phone and written communication skills.
Maintain client records and documents according to program requirements.
Assist in immunization clinics.
Assist in the preparation of clinical records, division statistics and division reports as requested.
Assist in division/agency planning and response to disaster and emergency situations or events in conjunction with agency emergency plan. 
Participate in agency evaluation and strategic planning activities. 
Maintain daily statistics to assist in cost report, division statistics and agency statistics.
Attendance required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to recognize the need for adjustment and flexibility in work schedule from day-to-day and to be able to work in a variety of settings.
Ability to communicate and interact well with clients, peers and supervising personnel.
Ability to use a computer and related software programs including related technology equipment.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) skills both oral and written preferable or required depending on program requirements.
Ability to represent SDHD in a professional manner.
Ability to perform other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Model professional behavior to peers and participants
Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience Required to Performing Essential Functions:

Ability to recognize the need for adjustment and flexibility in work schedule from day-to-day and to be able to work in a variety of settings.

Ability to communicate and interact well with clients, peers and supervising personnel.
Ability to use a computer and related software programs including related technology equipment.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) skills both oral and written preferable or required depending on program requirements.
Ability to represent SDHD in a professional manner.
Ability to perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of community resources and basic information in health and human services.
Ability to work independently in an unstructured setting with minimal supervision.
Ability to follow oral and written instruction
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, in order to relate information
Ability to interact effectively with diverse populations representing widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of view, including possible language/cultural barriers
Ability to coordinate communication and care for non-English speaking participants through use of an interpreter
Ability to maintain a high level of customer service
Ability to work as part of a team
Mandatory Child and Adult Abuse Reporter Training required
CPR Certification required or be willing to attend training
Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and ability to obtain car insurance at agency-specified liability level
Must be an Iowa resident or willing to relocate. 


ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION OTHERWISE THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE FORWARDED.

Woodbury County application, a resume and a copy of diploma, GED or transcripts are required.
 
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
4:30 P.M., Monday, August 30, 2021 or until position filled. 
 
 Woodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.woodburycountyiowa.gov

620 Douglas Street Rm 701
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-279-6480

Position #2021-00032
SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH F/T PROGRAM AIDE (BILINGUAL)
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