Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Patient Rights Advisor

Sep 19 2022
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital

Kaneohe to Kualoa, Oahu

 

Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Patient Rights Advisor

Salary commensurate with training & experience

 

Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide specialized patient advocacy services to Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) patients that are court ordered and remanded to the care and custody of the Department of Health for care, treatment and services.

 

 

Minimum Qualification

 

Education:  Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree.  Advanced degree in Business or Health Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work or Law preferred.

 

Experience:  Experience with state government policy and procedure development.  Familiarity with the law regarding in-patient psychiatric treatment.

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:

 

State of Hawaii

Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Road

Kaneohe, Hawaii  96744

Attn:  Personnel Office – Deborah Tokuda

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123555.

 

Application Packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, interested applicants may contact Toki Thomas at (808) 236-8237.  For recruitment information, you may contact Deborah Tokuda at (808) 236-8227 or [email protected]

 

This position is exempt from civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.”

 

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

 

 

Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position. 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer