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11/19/21
Paid Intern – Infectious Disease
Grant Funded-$15.00/hour
Cherokee County Department of Public Health-Jacksonville


Position Summary:
Provides the Infectious Disease Program Manager with clinical and clerical assistance and perform duties associated with conducting testing and treatment of infectious diseases. Provides a resource to our community for information and testing/treatment options for health concerns facing our community, including COVID-19.

Essential Functions of the Job:
•Record patients’ vital signs, document assessment, procedures, and patient contacts in the electronic chart
•Prep exam room for clinical procedures and perform or assist with the collection and evaluation of patient samples
•Provide care to patients of all types in a non-judgmental manner and in a manner that the patient can relate with to build trust
•COVID-19 collaborations with community providers and response when requested
•Inventory supplies and medications as indicated for ordering process
•Manage office telephone systems, including answering calls, returning missed calls, and relaying testing results
•Ensure HIPAA compliance with all interactions and correspondence
•Incorporate new ideas for engaging the community on Public Health related issues
•Coordinate with Program Manager and assist with reporting requirements and document scanning
•Assist with other departments as needed or directed by Program Manager or Administration staff
•Preparation and presentation of educational materials to both clients and the public on pertinent health issues

Work Environment:
•Work conducted in various settings, including lab, correctional facilities, and in the community.
•Occasional work outside of normal business hours MAY be necessary
•Adaptable interpersonal skills (clients are from a variety of lifestyles, cultures, etc.)

Physical Requirements:
•Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time.
•Ability to independently carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 lbs.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•Certified Medical Assistant or equivalent
•Phlebotomy and Injection experience is preferred
•Computer literacy
•Creativity and an open mind
•Self-Motivated and a Self-Starter

Submit application and resume to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main, Rusk, TX, 75785, (903) 683-5367 office, by fax to (903) 683-1186. Application may be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



10/06/21
Dispatcher

The Cherokee County Sheriffs Office has an immediate opening for a Dispatcher. This is a full time position in Rusk, Texas. Position Summary: Receives emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency and dispatch police, fire, ambulance or other emergency units as necessary.

Essential Functions of the Job
•Answers phones and radio transmissions
•Files warrants
•Handles emergency calls
•Dispatches several departments including but not limited to: Sheriff’s department, city police, fire departments, wrecker services, state troopers, TX DOT
•Sends and receives teletypes, quality assurance, hit request/ confirmations
•Provides customer service and respond to complaints
•Record call log information into computer
•Maintains wrecker rotation logs
•Updates log books
•Logs comp entries
•Enters TCIC/NCIC entries
•Enters warrants, protective orders, stolen items and missing persons entries
•Assigns case numbers to call slips on officer request
•Maintains and tracks warrants
•Assist law enforcement personnel with documentation
•End of month storage
•Fax transmissions separated for inner office
•Additional duties as directed by commanding officers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions
•Knowledge of county policies
•Excellent computer skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to interact with other departments and the public
•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
•Ability to receive, respond and direct radio traffic
•Knowledge of filing system

Work Environment & Physical Requirements: Work will be performed indoors. Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Tele-Communicator training
•TCIC/NCIC training

Please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Applications are also available online. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



4/20/21
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Full-Time

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for one full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The LVN provides medical care for inmates and assists the staff physician during visits to the facility. May be required to travel to medical appointments with inmates. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with the Texas Board of Nursing and have a minimum of one year experience. A detailed job description is available upon request. Exceptional employee benefits!

To complete an application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas or download the CCSO application from the website: http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us/ips/cms/jobs.html. A detailed job description is available by emailing: hr@cocherokee.org.

Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



7/30/20
JAILER

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Jailer. Applicants for this position will be responsible for the supervision of daily inmate activities. This involves providing safety and security for inmates and employees. Applicants should have knowledge of booking procedures, possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as oral and written communication skills. Additional requirements: knowledge of filing system, knowledge of control board system, excellent intervention skills and the ability to resolve disputes, knowledge of state laws, excellent computer skills, ability to deal with intoxicated, sick or suicidal inmates, excellent organization and time management skills, professionalism and the ability to work as a team. This position requires an individual to have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Also recommended are the NCIC/TCIC Certification, Jailer Certification, CPR Certification and training or experience in bookkeeping. For a complete job description and application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas.Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



Cherokee County participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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