Clerk Typist 2 - Danville State Hospital- 3rd Shift

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania | Montour County, PA

Posted Date 9/12/2019
Description Danville State Hospital is looking for organized and highly motivated individuals to join our facility as a Clerk Typist 2 in the Nursing Department.
The  Clerk Typist II  is responsible and accountable for performing moderately complex clerical services for the Nursing Department. The employee carries out the following job tasks on the grounds of Danville State Hospital, under the close supervision of the Nurse Manager and Registered Nurse Supervisors. The Clerk Typist II will perform other related duties by following the direction of immediate supervisor.
Danville State Hospital is the oldest state psychiatric facility currently in operation in Pennsylvania.  Our facility takes great pride in being a part of the service continuum for individuals with psychiatric diagnoses.  Although we are a long-term psychiatric facility, many do not know that we have a number of admissions and discharges annually.  We are proud that we can improve the lives of our consumers allowing them to return to the community. 
We offer state benefits including health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, sick, holiday and retirement. 

Work Schedule:
3rd shift-11:00 pm to 7:00 am
37.5 hour work week 1/2 hour lunch
Rotating workdays including weekends and holidays. 

In order to be eligible for this position you must:
  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title.  If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided.  Link to CLERK TYPIST 1 & 2 EXAM POSTING
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • Multiple positions may be filled.
  • Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.

Legal Requirements:
This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
  •  Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police, and FBI clearance.
Commonwealth employment requirement:
         •A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

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