2586-Health Worker 2
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Health Worker 2
|Title||Health Worker 2|
|Overtime eligibility||Covered (Non-Z) - Nonexempt|
|Labor agreement||SEIU Local 1021|
|Effective date||November 09, 2015|
Current compensation plan
Effective: Jul 01, 2023
See Historic and future compensation information for this class
|Step:||Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Under supervision, performs a wide variety of paraprofessional duties in a service program of the Department of Public Health; functions as a liaison between community residents and program staff; provides counseling and advice to patients regarding health problems; may supervise Health Worker I; may drive or accompany patients between their homes, hospitals or other social agencies; and performs related duties as required.
This is the second level in the health service career ladder. Health Worker II differs from Health Worker I in that employees in the former classification require less supervision and exercise greater independent judgment. Some positions require driving a motor vehicle in the performance of duties; (incumbents are not qualified to drive an ambulance.)
MAJOR, IMPORTANT, AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Participates, but to a lesser degree than Health Worker I, in the health service training program.
2. Provides information and resources to patients and others regarding health care and other facilities available to them; assists patients in utilizing such services; makes follow-up contacts when required.
3. Serves as liaison between the professional staff and the community.
4. May provide language interpretation services in contacts with non-English speaking clients.
5. Assists in gathering and evaluating data concerning the program to which assigned; may perform incidental clerical duties such as keeping records, answering the telephone and arranging client appointments.
6. May transport ambulatory patients between their homes and clinics, hospitals or other social agencies; may transport staff members to meetings with administration approval; reports malfunctions of the vehicle to supervisor.
7. May pick up and deliver supplies and equipment, including high-security pharmaceutical supplies, laboratory tests and mail.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: The ethnic, economic and social factors affecting the residents of the neighborhood served by the health program.
Ability and Skill to: Speak, read and write English as well as the language predominant in the district served; communicate with the clients of the program; work effectively with professional and other staff members.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
One (1) year of verifiable experience within the last five (5) years, performing a combination of at least two (2) of the following r duties: Serving as a liaison between targeted communities and healthcare agencies; providing culturally appropriate health education/information and outreach to targeted populations; providing referral and follow up services or otherwise coordinating care; providing informal counseling, social support and advocacy to targeted populations; escorting and transporting clients; providing courier/dispatcher functions; performing pre-clinical examinations of vital statistics, such as measuring a patient’s weight, height, temperature and blood pressure.
License and Certification:
Must possess a valid California Driver's License for positions requiring driving.
Possession of a Community Health Worker Certificate from City College of San Francisco can substitute for 6 months of experience.
To: 2587 Health Worker III
From: 2585 Health Worker I
ORIGINATION DATE: 12/18/1972
AMENDED DATE: 8/18/1975; 3/31/15; 11/09/15
REASON FOR AMENDMENT: To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities defined in the most recent job analysis conducted for this job code.
BUSINESS UNIT(S): COMMN SFCCD SFMTA SFUSD
Disaster service work
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Historic and future compensation
|Effective (Sched)||Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
|Jul 01, 2023 (X)||$32.8375||$34.4750||$36.1875||$38.0000||$39.9000|
|Jul 01, 2022 (W)||$32.0375||$33.6375||$35.3000||$37.0750||$38.9250|
|Jan 08, 2022 (V)||$30.4375||$31.9625||$33.5375||$35.2250||$36.9875|
|Jul 01, 2021 (U)||$30.2875||$31.8000||$33.3750||$35.0500||$36.8000|
|Dec 26, 2020 (T)||$29.2625||$30.7250||$32.2375||$33.8625||$35.5500|
|Jul 01, 2020 (S)||$28.4125||$29.8250||$31.3000||$32.8750||$34.5125|
Historic compensation data is provided in hourly pay.
Sources: San Francisco Open Data Portal: Compensation plan table