In a state agency this class is used in the following ways:
PATIENT WORKER: In accordance with Sec. 5-198 (q) of the Connecticut General Statutes, patient workers are defined as, patients of state institutions who receive compensation for services rendered therein. Examples of duties include: cleans wards, kitchens, dining rooms and other areas within facility or institution; performs simple tasks in preparation, handling or distribution of foods; helps in maintenance work such as cutting grass, shoveling snow, moving supplies, collecting and dispensing trash, rubbish and garbage; distributes, empties and sterilizes glassware, wash basins, bed pans, etc.; makes beds, stores linens, collects and counts soiled laundry; may assist in physical care of patient; may participate in workshop or other work activity center.
STUDENT WORKER: In accordance with Sec. 5-198 (o) of the Connecticut General Statutes, student workers are defined as students in educational institutions who are employed on a part-time basis. This class is limited to matriculating students enrolled in educational institutions who are employed on a part-time basis at such educational institutions. Incumbents who are classified as student workers may not work more than (6) months, the equivalent of 1040 hours, in a calendar year.
HOURLY RATE SCHEDULE:
AREAS HOURLY RANGE
1. Patient Worker Up to minimum wage or under wage certificate to institution by Dept. of Labor
2. Student Worker Current Minimum Wage - $10.00
Permanent status cannot be attained while working in this classification.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group VR 99 approved effective March 10, 2005. (Revised to adjust hourly rate)