Definition of Class
Under direct supervision a person in this class performs a variety of
clerical and record keeping duties including compiling, preparing,
Procedure to Apply
typing, organizing, filing, and summarizing of confidential Public
Health and other related records, data and reports.
Duties & Responsibilities
Types letters, tables, reports, forms, memoranda and other given
material. Prepares and maintains records and reports for clinic
operations. Summarizes clinic activities for the department. Maintains
accurate files of public health and other related records. Assists with
keeping accurate inventory of medical supplies and vaccines.
Transcribes dictation for public health records usually requiring
considerable knowledge of technical/medical terminology. Receives
monies and records various accounts of revenues, expenditures,
assets and inventories. Required to attend clinics in out lying county
areas to register clients and assist medical personnel in the clinic.
Performs other related duties as required by the Department. The
above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to
describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered
as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be
inherent in the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of office and clerical practices and procedures. Ability to
type and maintain records with accuracy. Ability to operate office
equipment including a dictaphone and computer terminal. Knowledge
of computer and word processing. Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with other employees and the public. Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Minimum Requirements & Qualifications
1.High School Diploma or GED
2. Minimum of 2 years of Clerical Experience
3. Must be able to Type a Minimum of 45 Words Per Minute with
4. Must have a professional working knowledge of medical terminology
Condition of Employment
The selected candidate will be pre-employment required to obtain, at
their own expense, 3 forms of clearance, including PA State Police
Criminal History Record Check; PA Child Abuse History; and FBI
Criminal History Background Check including finger printing. This preemployment requirement applies to all County employees exercising
their bumping rights. Must be able to obtain appropriate transportation
necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Public Health Records Clerk
Definition of Class