Texas Department of State Health Services

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    I have been working at Texas Department of State Health Services full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Pros

    Being able to assist clients that are in need of food, medical and cash assistance.

    Cons

    Work load is sometimes very heavy with very little time to complete cases.

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Texas Department of State Health Services (Houston, TX) in April 2015.

    Interview

    You are told to arrive 15 minutes prior to your interview time for an in-basket exercise, which lasted for 10 minutes. The exercise was to put together a powerpoint presentation which is used to test your knowledge of the department (i.e. Emergency preparedness) you'll be working for. Afterwards you are interviewed by a panel of three people, they'll ask you 8 questions one after the other.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever been depolyed for an emergency? If so, how did you prepare for it?   Answer Question
    • Have you ever conducted a needs assessment? What are the important compenents of a needs assessment?   Answer Question
    • Have you ever had challenges while using a particular database? If so, what was it?   Answer Question
    • Have you ever conducted a training exercise? How did you go about it?   Answer Question

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Website www.dshs.state.tx.us
Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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