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Salary: $2,686.00 - $3,264.00
Posted: 10/29/2012

Job Description:
Pending DSH – Human Resources.

Are you interested in shaping the future of mental health care at the new California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton? The Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is hiring professionals to staff this new facility. When completed in 2013, the CHCF will provide patient-inmates with medical and mental health care.

“The DSH – Stockton will be located within the CHCF currently being constructed and located at Austin and Arch Road, one mile east of Highway 99. The facility will have 1,722 medical and mental health beds. The DSH – Stockton will have 514 beds: 432 Intermediate and 82 Acute in 9 buildings with 17 treatment units. The CHCF, including the DSH – Stockton beds, will be licensed as a Correctional Treatment Center, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 12. The DSH – Stockton will be accredited by the Joint Commission as a Behavioral Healthcare service. Admissions are scheduled to begin on July 22, 2013 and reach full census by December 31, 2013. DSH – Stockton will have over 800 clinical and administrative positions.

The California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and Department of State Hospitals have partnered in a unique relationship to re-define the delivery of health care services in the correctional setting. The CHCF will provide the DSH – Stockton the ability to deliver clinical excellence in the care and treatment of mentally ill patients in an environment designed for the provision of health care while maintaining a safe and secure workplace for patients and staff. Patient care is the DSH – Stockton’s mission, Caring Today for a Safe and Healthy Tomorrow.”

The Office Technician (Typing), under general supervision, performs a variety of secretarial support tasks for management and clinical staff. The Office Technician is expected to organize and maintain files; administrative and confidential documents, record and time keeping documents, scanned and hard-copy documents, and update various manuals. Operate various office machines; photocopy equipment, facsimile machines, and computers. Utilize computer programs; Microsoft Word; Access; Excel; Power Point and Outlook to create documents and prepare correspondence, memorandums; arranging and scheduling meetings; taking and transcribing meeting minutes. The Office Technician evaluates situations accurately and takes effective action when receiving written or oral communications; answering telephone calls. Communicate effectively; provide functional guidance in providing customer service in a professional manner; keep current on specific laws, rules, office policies and procedures. The Office Technician also prepares, opens and distributes incoming and outgoing mail. Perform other duties as required.

Regular and consistent attendance is critical to the successful performance of this position due to the heavy workload and time sensitive nature of the work. The incumbent routinely works with and is exposed to sensitive and confidential issues and/or materials and is expected to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Pre-employment physical, including TB test, Live Scan and a Supplemental Application clearance may be required prior to appointment.

Eligible candidates who are current State employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All interested applicants must submit an application to be considered for this position. You must indicate the position you are applying for and how you qualify (list appointment, transfer, etc.) in the Explanations section on your application.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Office Technician (Typing) 461 - VAR - 1139 - VAR
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1600 9th Street, Rm 440
Sacramento, Ca 95814
Stockton Activation Team

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