SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Personnel Commission

 

CLASS TITLE: Health Services Specialist - Migrant Education

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To coordinate and facilitate the provision of health care services for students enrolled in Migrant Education Programs and their families and to provide health care information and resources as needed.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Health Services Specialist requires organizational skills and technical knowledge in the health care field and requires knowledge of Migrant Education program performance standards, activities and operations. Employees in this class receive limited supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures. This class may direct and monitor the work of others.

ESSENTIAL AND TYPICAL DUTIES

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Possession of:

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

May require:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Generally, the required knowledge and abilities will have been acquired through any combination of education and experience equivalent to the possession of a two-year degree from an accredited post secondary institution with a major in health science, health education, or a related field and at least three years of experience in a health, social service or similar education agency. Prefer a Medical Assistant Certificate and/or California School Audiometrist Certificate preferred.

BARGAINING UNIT: Office, Technical, and Business Services (OTBS) Unit

WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties are primarily performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk and at various school or program sites. Incumbents are subject to contact with or constant interruptions by staff, parents, or external agencies, demanding compliance issues or established timelines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Incumbents regularly sit for long periods of time, walk short distances on a regular basis, use hands and fingers to operate desktop computer keyboard or other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch to file, speak clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; see to read fine print and operate computer; hear and understand voice over telephone and in person; and move and transport materials weighing up to 20 pounds. May occasionally lift children weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

 

 

Personnel Commission Approval: June 22, 2006