Community Health Technician
Macomb County, MI - Charter Township of Clinton, MI

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GRANT OR EXTERNALLY FUNDED POSITION- This position will continue only if sufficient grant or external funds are provided.

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Part-time (up to 29 hours per week) position. The starting time for this position is currently 8:30 am. There are some occasional Saturday clinics that are scheduled.


F.L.S.A. STATUS: Non-exempt


Under supervision, assists in performing various screening and testing duties in an assigned program area; schedules appointments; maintains records and forms necessary for the delivery of services; assists in compiling information and preparing reports; performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

Performs screening, testing, referral and follow-up activities; may be required to provide outreach services to clients in the community.

Maintains accurate records, completes and/or dispenses forms and benefits relevant to the program and necessary for the delivery of services.

Schedules appointments and conducts follow-up on clients as needed.

Produces, electronically and manually, a variety of materials, including forms, receipts and other correspondence according to established procedures or specific instructions.

Assists in the collection of data and compiling reports.

Enters information on records and forms.

Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment; keeps appropriate records accordingly.

Lifts and carries equipment and supplies that weigh up to fifty (50) pounds.

Sees and hears with corrective measures for conducting vision and hearing tests as well as taking blood pressure.

Bends, stoops and reaches to perform assigned duties.

Performs routine clerical functions.

Operates an automobile while performing assigned job duties.

Comply with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as related plans, policies and procedures covered by these statutes.

Additional Functions:

May receive and post payments and process receipts.

The statements contained in this position description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed.

Education, Training and Experience:

Possession of a high school diploma or a certificate of successful completion of the General Educational Development Test.

An Associate Degree in Community Health or related field from an accredited college, or successful completion of an accredited medical assistant training program, is preferred.

A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a healthcare or public health setting performing health screenings.

Successful completion of the probationary period for the position of Community Health Technician.

Be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Experience in speaking and understanding a language other than English, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, or a Central European Slavic language (e.g. Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian) is preferred.

Knowledge of the use of office equipment, medical terminology and procedures.

Knowledge of Word, Internet and e-mail.

Knowledge of record keeping techniques and practices.

Organizational ability and initiative.

Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other professionals and the public.

Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license, operable automobile and insurance for authorized Departmental travel.

Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy.

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