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Coalinga, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
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    Former Employee - Clerical/Medical Records in Coalinga, CA
    Former Employee - Clerical/Medical Records in Coalinga, CA
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    I worked at Coalinga State Hospital (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were excellent.

    Cons

    My type of work is very detailed because it entails codes, procedures, ICD-9's, coding etc. This position in a General hospital would entail much training and cooperation with management. But at this mental institution it was much more clerical and and the patient load were actual inmates from a state prison and you have to be a certain type of individual in order to cope with this kind of employment and environment. Also my commute was over 100 miles every day to get to my job.

    Advice to Management

    Management is the boss, and so I feel that nothing I would say or suggest they would find appropriate for the institution. Government employment is so very structured; even if you suggest changes, management would probably not take your advice or suggestion

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    Therapist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coalinga, CA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at Coalinga State Hospital (Coalinga, CA) in February 2012.

    Interview

    phone, drug test, HR screening, fbi criminal background check, credit check, fill out STD form on website, go through all onlien screening processes, submit to proper address with a detailed cover letter and specific resume with dates months years. Make you sure you have no spelling errors. REview company statemtn and mission statement to best understand the needs of the department of mental health.

    Interview Questions

    • Did you follow directions? Asked former employers about my performance. Desperate to hire new people. Always looking for more for a reason. Panel interview about my thearpuetic approach, delegation of authority, facility rules, unit planning milieu. Also asked about comfort level moving to the remote location, region, commuting, information about the area of Fresno county, offers for apartment move-in.   Answer Question
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