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Apr 25, 2022


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$3,287 - $4,114 a month
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Job Description and Duties

Patton State Hospital, Human Resources Department is accepting applications for at least (1) Permanent, Full-Time Office Technician (Typing) for the Medical Services Department in the Offsite Medical Service office. This position is under the direct supervision of the Medical Services Administrator.

The Office Technician (Typing) in the Offsite Medical Service office will provide day-to-day duties to include but are not limited to the following: answer department telephone, assist callers, forward calls, and take messages as needed for department staff; receive internal clinics referrals, enter data to WaRMSS, and manage scheduling and/or rescheduling; assist in the maintenance and renewal process of medical contracts; assist with organization and daily functioning of the Medical Services Administrator's office; reviews, copies, and distributes medical reports received from internal clinics and/or external facilities; take part in data collection regarding the Medical Services Department, including policy and procedure, and personnel; consults with other department officials, employees, and other hospital staff to secure needed information; prepares reports and makes recommendations on procedures, policies, and department alternatives; communicates with internal clinics and/or external facilities and agencies to assist the normal functioning of the Medical Services Department.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. This will include good spelling and grammar skills. The candidate must possess the ability to work effectively on the computer. This will include the effective use of common computer programs such as Excel, Adobe, and Word. The ability to use common office electronic devices such as fax and copy machines, printers, and multi-line telephones is required. The candidate must have the ability to interact with others professionally, even when under time constraints and other pressures. The candidate must be able to create and maintain effective databases for the tracking and monitoring of reports and other time-sensitive documents/processes.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and must be highly reliable regarding the accuracy of work, time management, and consistent attendance.

A minimum typing speed of 40 wpm is required. Please submit a copy of your typing certificate with your application.

Applicants that meet the recruitment criteria should submit an application to Human Resources- Employment Unit no later than Friday, May 06, 2022.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Patton is a forensic psychiatric hospital that was established in 1890 and opened in 1893. DSH-Patton provides treatment to forensically and civilly committed patients within a secure treatment area. The hospital does not accept voluntary admissions.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
$3,287.00 - $4,114.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Bernardino County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) the ability to type at a minimum speed as designated on the Class Specifications (link available in the additional documentation section). You must obtain a valid typing certificate confirming your ability to meet the minimum typing speed, before being hired. Additional information regarding acceptable typing tests is available at the website.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation to be cleared before being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance before being hired.

Effective October 1, 2021, by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) State Public Health Order of August 5, 2021, all workforce members in DSH state hospitals are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination regimen. Before your first day, you will be required to fill out a COVID-19 Vaccination Consent Form.

Effective February 1, 2022, by the CDPH State Public Health Order of December 22, 2021, hospital workforce members currently eligible for booster doses must have received their booster dose.

  • If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide evidence of vaccination before your start date.
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, you have the option to receive a vaccine from one of the State Hospitals before your start date.
  • If you are not fully vaccinated and choose to complete a request for an exemption, you must submit this exemption and receive approval before your start date.
  • If you are not yet eligible for a booster, you must be in compliance no later than 15 days after the recommended timeframe for receiving the booster dose.

All-State Hospital Locations:

Please note that start dates will be dependent upon if and when proof of vaccination or exemption requirements are submitted timely and approved.

Face Coverings

While working on-site, employees must follow current face-covering guidance as issued by CDPH.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates to determine the timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 5/6/2022

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of State Hospitals - Patton
Attn: Human Resources- Employment Unit
Exam/Hiring Unit
3102 E. Highland Ave
Patton, CA 92369

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of State Hospitals - Patton
Human Resources-Employment Unit
Exam/Hiring Unit
3102 E. Highland Ave
Patton, CA 92369
Human Resources is closed on the weekends and holidays. Due to COVID-19 hours may vary.
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • The current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


Please review the Benefits Summary that may also be found on the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website. You will find information on the benefits afforded by membership in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), benefits and protections provided to public employees by the State Civil Service Act, salary ranges, and a summary of the Office Technician (Typing) classification.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:

Human Resources Contact:
Human Resource-Employment Unit
(909) 742-5550

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Contact-Ivory Augustine
(909) 742-5243

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave by this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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