TULARE COUNTY HR & DEVELOPMENT

2500 W BURREL AVE
VISALIA , CA
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COMMUNITY HEALTH TECHNICIAN

TULARE COUNTY HR & DEVELOPMENT
VISALIA, CA Full time
Posted on November 7, 2017

Contact various groups of clients in person, by letter, telephone or through community outreach activities to inform them of the need and availability of preventive health services; review and verify family health concerns, financial status and eligibility for medical services; document, make referrals, and maintain case records of patients and families; establish and maintain files of individuals referred for follow-up, treatment, transportation and further services; assist patients in obtaining needed follow-up, under the supervision of health staff, by scheduling appointments and arranging transportation; assist clients with completing various forms and provide clarification of forms if needed; meet and work with other agencies and community groups to perform outreach services, including public presentations; assist with preparing letters and reports; may assist with clinic duties such as taking the patient's blood pressure, weight, and working in the immunization clinics; with registered professional direction and training, apply safe and correct methods to transporting samples of bodily fluids and waste; collect and handle samples of human fluids and waste; transport clients to services; obtain information through interviews; explain health services and programs to clients; perform related duties as assigned. (Essential duties may vary from position to position within this classification. Reasonable accommodation will be made when requested and determined by the County to be appropriate under applicable law.)