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Salary: $2,143.00 - $2,684.00
Posted: 09/23/2013

Job Description:


Your state application must indicate you are applying for the Office Assistant (Typing) position (042-128-1379-VAR). In the Explanations section on the State application (STD. 678), all applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility (i.e., lateral transfer, list, reinstatement, SROA, etc.). If your eligibility is based on an examination, you must submit a copy of your examination results with your application. Appointment may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. SROA and Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with their application.

You must have current certification, list, lateral, or reinstatement eligibility to apply for this vacancy.


Under the close supervision of the Office Services Supervisor I (OSS) I, the Office Assistant (Typist) (OA) (T) is a entry, trainee, and journey level position expected to perform a variety of clerical duties requiring adaptation to various situations, judgment as to which learned work method to apply for the desired result, and the ability to communicate effectively, in support of Imaging Services, for Allied Health Services (AHS). The incumbent types documents, files, re-files, photocopies, faxes, scans, and pulls California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) patient-inmate documents for Medical Imaging, ensuring materials are filed and maintained in a secure manner.

45% Purges and destroys all medical imaging files that have met retention of ten years, per CCHCS, state, and federal laws, rules, and statutes. Files all medical imaging film files in terminal digit (TD) order; digitizes and/or uploads relevant prior examinations for add-ons of urgent examinations for Radiologist and provider comparison within of notification. Uploads and digitizes relevant prior examinations for Radiologists and providers comparison at least one day prior to patient-inmate appointment/ducat date. Performs a quality assessment of medical images per departmental policies and procedures, including but not limited to visibly inspecting scanned images to ensure they are scanned straight and right side up, and ensuring that the body part in the images matches what they have been requested to scan; ensuring the documents pertain to the correct patient-inmate’s records.

35% Types, faxes, and/or e-mails correspondence and related documents to institutions regarding the status of patient-inmate medical images when necessary; responds to telephone inquiries within a reasonable amount of time according to established policies for release of information. Transfers telephone inquiries to proper staff and/or relays telephone messages, when requested. .

15% Recognizes minor and major equipment issues and troubleshoots minor equipment for repairs/maintenance on imaging equipment and notifies supervisory staff of all major equipment issues immediately.

5% Performs other related duties as required.


Ability to: Perform clerical work, including ability to spell correctly, use good English; make arithmetical computations; operate various office machines; follow oral and written directions; evaluate situations accurately and take effective action; read and write English at a level required for successful job performance.


Ability to type at a speed of not less than 40 words per minute from ordinary manuscript or printed or typewritten material.

Benefits information can be found on the CalHR website,, and the CalPERS website,

In order to apply and be considered for this position, all applicants must submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std. 678) available at, under “My Profile.”

Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

All methods of appointment may be considered. Applications will be screened and only the most competitive candidates will be invited for an interview.

This advertisement may be used for other vacancies that occur during this posting.

If appointed limited term, there is a possibility of the appointment becoming permanent.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 042 - 128 - 1379 - VAR
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  24 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/07/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Imaging Records Center
9272 Laguna Springs Dr., Bld G
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Emilia Cottrell
(916) 691-0410

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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.