Health Assistant Job Description

Health Assistant Job Description

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Health assistant provides occupational therapy applying therapeutic principles and practices as well as providing care appropriate to the ages of the patients.

Health Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective health assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included health assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Research best practices, theories, and current research to inform development of tools for assessments and evaluations, and inform health promotion programs at SHS
Basic administrative tasks for the Sales Managers, such as the submission of expense reports managing magazine subscriptions
Perform administrative responsibilities with enthusiasm and accuracy, including but not limited to scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, handling catering requests, answering phones and responding to caller questions
Offer set-up support and assistance for new staff, including arranging phone/IT/computer, office furniture, supplies, ID cards
Take initiative and handle various projects independently
Support the day-to-day operation of the department
Aid in the gathering of health-related data for records
Assist the Program Care Manager in the establishment of a medical home for children through maintenance of care records
Make medical appointments for youth when necessary
Order office supplies and equipment with approval of the Program Care Manager

Health Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Health Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, AED, AHA, CNA, CA, CAOHC, NIOSH, CPI, ACSM

Education for Health Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Department of Education, Graduate Education, Health Promotion, Exercise Science, Health, Kinesiology, Psychology, Technical, Graduate

Skills for Health Assistant

Desired skills for health assistant include:

Computer and applications with Synergy
Immunization requirements according to Arizona State Law
Ability to gather data
Care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service
Human growth and development
Community health
Social agencies and children’s programs
Teaching principles

Desired experience for health assistant includes:

Assist in gathering data and compiling statistical information for the Health Services Director and Program Care Manager
Escort children and caregivers to and from medical appointments
Administer medications to participants as needed after completing any necessary training
Support the Missouri model of Group Living
Support the use of Sanctuary Model tools such as safety plans, community meetings and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture
Providing assistance to our client to deliver personal care needs

Health Assistant Examples


Health Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of health assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for health assistant
  • Support with daily living activities including meal preparation, accompanying client to appointments and social activities
  • Deliver care to the clients specific care plan
  • Manual handling including the use of ceiling hoists
  • Administering feeds
  • All aspects of personal care
  • Assist in product and Supplier Qualification/Acquisition
  • Support Buyer in product development in order to create an overall cohesive selection
  • Controlled environment bee health experiments
  • Molecular analysis using general molecular biology analytical methods, such as RNA extraction, Northern blot, and Western blot
  • Maintenance of an experimental apiary
Qualifications for health assistant
  • We offer full time, part time and flexible hours
  • On going clinical support and training from the clinical team
  • Regular shift patterns
  • Must be very thorough, detail-oriented and organized
  • Passion for beauty and knowledge of brands and trends in the industry
  • Field trial support, including logistics

Health Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a health assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health assistant
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation into the Occupational Health EMR for all patient care, patient interview and history related to visit, vital signs, treatments, test results
  • Performs lab tests including preparing specimen, testing, and recording results in support of health center laboratory staff
  • Ability to identify and solve problems in a timely manner
  • Health system testing & implementation
  • Assist with the ongoing data collection (surveys, interviews, intercept interviews, focus groups, ), analysis, and report writing of the Alcohol, Drug & Violence Prevention Center, Health Promotion, and other departments/functions at SHS
  • Meetings and training related to the position
  • Provide administrative support to clinical care team including Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse and Genetic Counselor
  • Establish, update and maintain departmental files (paper and electronic) and records
  • Screen telephone calls, take messages, redirect calls, and respond to routine inquiries regarding departmental business
  • Assist with creating/editing executive and/or departmental documents and presentations
Qualifications for health assistant
  • Basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative data analysis/interpretation and report writing
  • Experience in literature searches and reviews
  • Experience building effective Power-point presentations
  • Interest in program development and evaluation
  • Ability to interact with the public effectively with patience and professionalism while performing a wide range of clerical functions and activities
  • Knowledge of release of information laws

Health Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a health assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health assistant
  • Establishes communication practices and channels including developing and participating in team and senior team meetings
  • Provide back up support to other administrative assistants, client liaisons, and receptionist
  • Oversee and execute timely completion of additional projects, as needed
  • Maintains a basic understanding of how to use air sampling equipment properly and effectively and how to interpret monitoring results
  • Maintains a basic understanding of technical issues
  • Understands federal, state and local regulations, standards and guidelines for assigned programs
  • Obtain appropriate demographic information, insurance, medical information, billing number and medical record number and enter this information into HBOC and Occupational Health Management (OHM) computer systems
  • Act as office receptionist, which includes greeting patients, employees, and the general public in a courteous manner, establishing positive and appropriate relationships with patients, physicians and co-workers
  • Provide support to the department by filing, photocopying, word processing, transcribing, and assisting with various projects
  • Occasionally be required to collect urine specimens for drug screening and process the appropriate forms
Qualifications for health assistant
  • Self-motivated to perform duties create and complete projects with limited supervision
  • 3+ years of related administrative experience in clinical/genomics/biotechnology
  • Ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects with superb accuracy
  • Demonstrated exceptional MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to build partnerships across the organization and work cross functionally
  • Strong verbal/written communication and problem solving skills are essential

Health Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a health assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health assistant
  • Be required to rotate on an “on-call" status for emergency drug screens that occur after business hours
  • The Administrative Assistant is the primary contact person for students, faculty, and staff who come to, email or telephone the Student Health Center
  • Greets patients promptly and professionally and assists them in accessing the Student Health Center’s services
  • Create and maintains the appointment schedules for providers
  • Verifies demographic information and insurance information
  • Answers the telephone, gathers complete and appropriate information from callers, refers the caller as needed or takes messages for follow-up by Student Health Center staff
  • Collects and processes payments for medical services, to include issuing receipts, preparing deposits and reconciling daily transactions through Workday
  • Maintains and orders office supply inventories, to include creating purchase requisitions, processing invoices, forms and approvals to make payments for goods and services through Workday
  • Proficiently uses the medical practice management system to schedule, create reports, processes bills and post transactions
  • In consultation with the director and the clinical staff, interviews, selects, coordinates, schedules, supervises, trains and evaluates student employees
Qualifications for health assistant
  • Bachelor’s degree, within five years of the desired start date in Business, Marketing, Organizational Management, Allied Health, or related areas (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science)
  • Minimum of three years equivalent work experience required, one year at the GS-09 equivalent level
  • Experience in planning and developing methods to monitor goals and objectives
  • Experience in developing plans for evaluation and research
  • Experience in applying a variety of communication methods and techniques to market and promote activities
  • Ability to identify components of evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories

Health Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a health assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for health assistant
  • Assist in the processing of student payroll
  • Prepare travel authorizations and travel payment vouchers
  • Develop brochures and prepare written correspondences
  • Maintain department’s websites and social media sites
  • Manage information in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Maintains professional image through appropriate attire and grooming
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested and works proficiently in a team environment
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with federal and state laws applicable to educational and healthcare institutions
Qualifications for health assistant
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with higher headquarters and other agencies in the community
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner
  • Experience in working with community coalitions and strategic multi-disciplinary committees
  • At least one year of experience at the GS 09 or higher level, or equivalent civilian-sector level of expertise
  • Person must successfully meet requirements to hold a security clearance
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Preferred

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