Patient Care Assistant II

Recruitment #191030-UNCY-311


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Patient Care Assistant II providing support to the Beckham County Health Department. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34003548) in state government, located in Elk City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $29,927.74 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Perform full range of patient care duties under nursing or medical direction.  May include taking vital signs, escorting clients, obtaining lab specimens, observing and charting patient information, reporting appropriate information to supervisor, also may include outreach services in community, answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing and maintain client records, ordering and receiving supplies.

Typical Functions
The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

•Performs direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens.
•Charts observations and activities, reporting pertinent changes in the patient’s condition.
•Performs delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared.
•Escorts patients to and from various destinations.
•Assists in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
•Orders, receives and stores supplies and performs basic clerical functions.
•Participates in follow-up activities and tracking clients, schedules appointments and performs other related tasks.
•Provides case finding and recruitment of at risk persons for comprehensive health services.
Education and Experience
Required at this level consists of one year of experience in providing patient care.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching.

Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

Preferred Qualifications


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.