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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2536916

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219432

The immediate vacancies are located in Kaimuki and at the UH Manoa campus.  The vacancy at UH Manoa is Temporary Employment and the vacancy in Kaimuki requires Shift Work.


The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.

NOTE: Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits afforded to an employee in a permanent position with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.

Duties Summary

Provides a variety of moderately difficult personal care services and procedures; implements assigned adjunctive services; participates in providing therapeutic services; may participate in a planned training program; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Shift Work: Some positions require applicants must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Knowledge and Abilities Required:

Knowledge of:  General principles of personal hygiene and bodily care, and housekeeping.

Ability to:  Follow oral and written instructions precisely; get along well with others; acquire and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward patients with a variety of disabilities; retain emotional stability despite emotional and physical pressures; develop an appreciation of nursing and medical ethics.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year of work experience in health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, health centers and other medically oriented institutions where the primary or basic objective was to provide for the maximum physical, mental and/or emotional health of the patient and which duties involved:

1) The observation and reporting of a variety of physical and/or mental symptoms and conditions and/or
2) Implementing care and/or treatment procedures.

This experience must be comparable in scope and difficulty to the Para Medical Assistant I position, performing simple and routine tasks relating to the care of patients or residents; providing related services required for the operations of the facility, participating in a planned training program and performing other duties as assigned. 

Substitution Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.


Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.