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Job ID: 172507

Health Services Technician
San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2021
Title Health Services Technician
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department District Wide
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Other

Health Services Technician

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date:

Position Number: NC00295

Location: District Wide

Position Type:

The Position:

Under the direction of the Director of Student Health Services, College Nurse and/or Nurse Associate to perform the duties of front medical office receptionist and nursing assistant.

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Major Responsibilities:

1. greeting patients/students at the reception desk and preparing charts (medical
records) as necessary.
2. answering telephones, making appointments, providing forms, assistance and
information to students, faculty and the general public.
3. contacting insurance companies, as needed.
4. preparing and maintaining medical records and reports.
5. maintaining student insurance records.
6. providing claim forms for student accident insurance
7. operating a variety of office equipment including computer, printer, copier and
fax machine.
8. typing letters. memos, reports and other similar materials to include designing and
producing flyers for promotional events.
9. maintaining a clean and orderly work environment.
10. maintaining inventory on all medical forms and supplies needed for medical
records and front reception area.
11. assembling and distributing incoming and outgoing mail.
12. collecting fees from students/faculty/staff for fee services as necessary.
13. training and providing work direction to student workers and hourly help on a
temporary basis.

1. perform venipuncture (phlebotomy) procedure on patients for ordered tests
2. collect other laboratory specimens as directed by RN or MD.
3. take patient vital signs to include weight, height, B/P, pulse oximetry, peak flow, body temperature, pulse and respirations. Report abnormal findings to RN, NP or MD
4. perform urine analysis by chemical strip method and document. Report abnormal findings to RN, NP or MD
5. complete laboratory requests forms. And prepare specimens to be sent to the laboratory.
6. assist RN, NP or MD as needed (i.e. performing stand- by for exam, etc.)
7. organize and clean exam rooms.


  • Fundamentals of office receptionist duties, preferably from medical office experience
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Computer knowledge to include data entry and publishing
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Knowledge on the operation of computers, printers, copy machine and fax machine.
  • Oral and written communication, including interview techniques
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid training
  • Laboratory specimen collection procedures (venipuncture)
  • Medical aseptic principles
  • Use and maintenance of medical supplies and equipment
  • Patient teaching and reinforcement of nursing and medical regimen.

Skills and Abilities
  • Universal precautions
  • Independently be able to produce letters and memos using MS Word or similar Office computer software.
  • Understand and follow oral and written communications.
  • Be able to decipher medical records in written format.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Independently organize and prioritize work duties.
  • Be able to function under sometimes-stressful situations.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats
  • Draw blood, collect and prepare laboratory specimens
  • Perform first aid techniques, such as simple bandaging of wound, applying ice and ace wrapping to extremity and control bleeding

Training and Experience
Current certification in CPR , First Aid and Phlebotomy.
Training received either by formal class work or on the job training in office receptionist duties, preferably medical office work. This training can be on-going, such as a student in a Medical Assistant/ Medical Office Assistant/ licensed vocational nursing or nursing program.

At least one year of experience as a medical office receptionist/assistant experience is required.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Valid California Drivers license
  • Current CPR certification for Health Care Professional
  • Current First Aid certification
  • Phlebotomy certificate

Pay Information:

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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