Butte County

Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. Many Butte County residents live in one of the five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville or Paradise. Butte County government provides services to residents through 23 diverse departments. Services include elections, road maintenance, public safety, solid waste disposal, and health and human services to name a few.

21 job(s) at Butte County

BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 13, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under general supervision, plans, organizes and supervises the operations of the County Veteran's Services Program to provide aid and assistance to veterans, spouses, veterans' widows, orphans, and dependent parents in obtaining federal, state and local rights and benefits. FLSA: Exempt Please NOTE: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process. All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Supervises and directs the daily activities of the staff through appropriate delegation, managerial support, and work supervision. Screens and assigns workload; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; counsels, trains and coaches staff; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance; identifies training needs and develops training for staff. Monitors operations and procedures, and submits recommendations for improving the work group's functions and processes; clarifies and reconciles issues relating to policies and procedures. Meets regularly with staff to discuss policy implementation and offer support and guidance; analyzes and evaluates issues, and recommends and implements solutions. Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in data entries, transactions, documents, procedures and reports; prepares and reviews statistical reports. Reviews, analyzes and interprets Veterans Administration, federal, and state regulations and changes to assure county program is in compliance; disseminates information and provides technical assistance on a wide range of services and programs. Prepares and files claims; interviews parties involved, gathers and reviews information, coordinates the claims process; documents and monitors status of claims; follows up to assure that claims are handled in a timely manner. Serves as liaison between veteran and Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, national service organizations, and other agencies; networks with health care providers, community organizations and all levels of government. Provides outreach and advocacy services for hard to contact elements of the veteran community to include the elderly, disabled, incarcerated, Vietnam-era veterans and others. Attends committees meetings and training conferences; prepares and conducts presentations to enhance public awareness of programs. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science, Counseling, or a related field. Must have served on active military duty discharged under honorable conditions; three (3) years' experience in a public, nonprofit agency or military role providing counseling or advisory duties; and two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience. VA accreditation by a National Service Organization and/or the California Department of Veterans Affairs is required within one (1) year of appointment. A valid State of California driver's license is required. Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment. Must work with a diverse client population and issues of profound bereavement; must be able to maintain professional composure and effectiveness.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 13, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under limited supervision, manages clinical programs and staff providing behavioral health treatment services to county residents. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Guides, supervises and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns projects; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff. Provides coaching, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills. Facilitates and guides development of behavioral health assessment and treatment programs and plans; reviews and critiques performance and outcome measures; assesses quality and conformance to standards for cases, counselors and clinicians. Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; reviews and approves progress reports. Manages facilities as required; coordinates supplies and equipment. Analyzes trends, and evaluates program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation; coordinates protocols to effect integrated services with other programs, departments and agencies; responds to requests for information. Monitors budget and expenditures for services; assures that appropriate services are provided; coordinates information and assures effective communications between programs. Reviews and approves documents, clinical files and billing records for all programs. Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies. Provides consultation and training to other organizations in the community on mental health issues; conducts presentations and training to county staff and general public to introduce and communicate the roles and functions of the behavioral health programs. Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities. Maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information; Monitors compliance to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, or a PhD. or PsyD in Psychology, and three (3) years professional program, budget or supervisory experience in a behavioral health setting. One (1) year of supervisory experience required. One (1) year of experience in Butte County preferred. Must be licensed to practice by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Registered Nursing and remain active with all annual licensing requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. Must possess a valid State of California driver's license. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment. Working conditions may include typical Health Clinic settings, involving the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 13, 2021
Full Time
Summary The Butte County Behavioral Health Department has several Behavioral Health Counselor I Regular Help and Term position opportunities available. The Term positions are for the Department’s new Hub and Spoke Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program. These positions are currently set to end on September 29, 2022 and require current SUD certification. Other current opportunities include one Regular Help SUD position (also requires current SUD certification) in addition to two outpatient clinic Regular Help positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill other openings within the Department. Under general supervision, provides assessment, treatment, counseling and case management to at-risk, mentally ill, developmentally disabled, substance abuse clients. FLSA: Non Exempt Please NOTE: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process. All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Carries a caseload of individual clients and client groups who require intervention, testing, evaluation, counseling and guidance; services may be provided in a facility, private home, or clinic setting. Screens and evaluates mentally ill persons, persons experiencing life stress, and/or persons with substance abuse; interviews clients to collect personal history. Provides casework services to at-risk, mentally ill, developmentally disabled, and substance abuse clients; provides case management services for clients, families and significant others. Provides individual and group rehabilitation counseling; develops and implements guidance, counseling and treatment plans; acts as an advocate for individual clients. Teaches socialization and coping skills; advises clients of community resources. Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, charts and other documents; gathers, compiles and synthesizes data for management purposes; maintains appropriate records and prepares reports. Documents all services provided within the client's medical record in accordance with Butte County Department of Behavioral Health's practice/policy which meets or exceeds State and Federal regulations. Provides information regarding the services of the Behavioral Health Department; provides mental health and/or substance abuse consultation services to specified target groups. Consults with professional staff members as needed to develop and implement treatment and guidance programs for individuals and groups. Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; prepares and presents progress reports. Assesses cultural and linguistic differences of minority populations; integrates follow-up care with existing indigenous services or resources, and provides language interpretation services as needed. Assists in planning outreach programs; talks to community groups regarding program services. Provides training for co-workers, health staff, community groups, and other agencies, as requested. Supports the relationship between Butte County and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and other employees. Interacts and provides services to clients in a manner consistent with the Recovery Model and its principles which are: that each individual is unique, is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect, and recognizes and acknowledges consumers rights to make their own decisions. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 (Public Law 104-191) maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information. Performs other related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences, or a related field: AND Two (2) years behavioral or social services counseling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required two (2) years experience. OR Certification as a registered substance abuse counselor with an accredited State Alcohol and Drug Program organization; AND Two (2) years behavioral or social services counseling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required two (2) years experience. If appointed to the department's SUD programs, Certification as a registered substance abuse counselor with an accredited State Alcohol and Drug Program organization is required. Valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are various home and health clinic settings; involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a manipulative and clinically challenging client population; must be able to maintain professional composure and effectiveness.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Summary Applicants who meet the minimum requirements for this classification will be invited to a written exam that is tentatively scheduled for May 13, 2021. Applicants who have taken the POST Entry Level Public Safety Dispatcher Test Battery within the last twelve months and received a 42.0 T-Score or higher may use their score for this recruitment. The Eligibility List created from this recruitment may be used to fill regular help and/or sunset positions ending June 30, 2024. SUNSET POSITION: An allocated position that is limited in duration to a particular period of time, usually because the funding source for the position is not ongoing. Sunset positions have the same privileges and benefits as any other regular help County position. Under general supervision, responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, identifies and dispatches appropriate law enforcement units, gathers and relays critical information to law enforcement officers, documents calls and responses; complies with Sheriff's Office policies and procedures to assure the safety of officers and the public. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Answers incoming emergency and non-emergency calls by telephone and radio; projects positive support of the department and county organizations at all times.Prioritizes calls for service and determines appropriate personnel to respond.Interviews callers and gathers details on complaints; relays pertinent information to officers in a factual and concise manner; provides information and assistance to the public.Dispatches calls for service to available officers.Utilizes a computer aided dispatch system (CAD) to create incident logs and to track/monitor deputy locations.Contacts other law enforcement agencies for additional information and resources as needed, and relays pertinent information regarding incidents.Notifies key County personnel on critical incidents; follows all Department policies and procedures to assure that officer safety is the top priority.Performs inquiries and criminal history checks for officers through National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS)Handles confidential matters with a high degree of discretion.Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be considered for this requirement. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be) : High school diploma or GED equivalent.One year of experience that involves public contact, clerical duties or computer experience.Requires completion of the California POST and CLETS certification within the probationary period.Must pass a thorough background investigation. Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be currently working or employed within the last twelve months as a public safety dispatcher in a California Law Enforcement Agency or California Fire Department with a minimum of one (1) year experience as a public safety dispatcher with the same agency. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in a fast paced, high volume call center environment and long periods without breaks; involves a minimum of physical effort in a highly stressful setting.May be subject to repetitive motion, such as typing and vision to monitor.May be subject to difficult or distraught individuals, as well as emotional or extremely tense situations.Must meet high standards of hearing acuity, and speak in a clear, understandable voice.Must be willing to work a rotating 24/7 schedule which includes weekdays, weekends, holidays and on any assigned shift.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary The Butte County Behavioral Health Department is looking to fill two specialized Supervisor, Behavioral Health Clinician positions: Psychiatric Health Facility In-Patient Position: The Butte County Behavioral Health Psychiatric Health Facility, located in Chico, CA, is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). This position is ideal for those interested in being part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing services to our community members. The assigned schedule provides every other Monday off and 5% site differential in addition to regular wages. Some of the position duties include oversight of social workers and discharge planners from a variety of disciplines to meet the needs of consumers, facilitation of service coordination meetings with county and community providers, administrative tasks and consulting with other unit supervisors. Training and guidance will be provided by the unit manager. Quality Management Position: The Butte County Behavioral Health Department’s Quality Management Section is also located in Chico, CA. For this position, the Department is seeking a dynamic, seasoned and well-rounded Clinic Supervisor to join its team in a high-paced and multi-faceted position working in the regulatory, training, and clinical supervision space. Please below to learn more about what the Quality Management Section is looking for in the ideal candidate and anticipated duties of the position: Looking for: Seasoned clinician Organized and Detail oriented Experience with contributing to policy development Experience developing training materials Comfortable delivering in-person, group trainings Good people skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of multiple systems, and sets of regulations that inform clinical practice, i.e., SUD, PHF, Crisis, etc. and good ole 42 CFR Part 2 Knowledge of both adult and youth systems of care to inform clinical trainings and expertise at all levels of BCDBH service Duties may include: Development and delivery of specialized trainings Review and tracking of monthly disallowances Targeted evidence-based trainings to mitigate identified deficiencies Tracking and managing Learning Management System (LMS) for all staff Track all mandated trainings and report to Program Managers for accountability Provide ‘train the trainer’ curriculum for supervisors and managers Contribute to newsletter, addressing evolving industry trends and continuing education Assist in the hiring and on-boarding process for new clinical staff As subject matter expert (SME) provide clinical expertise and guidance to inform policy Liaison with stakeholders regarding clinical concerns Manage conservatorship issues Perform 5150 audit reviews Serve as an in-house EMTALA reference Under limited supervision, supervises Mental Health Clinicians or other assigned staff to assure that effective and appropriate psychotherapeutic services are provided for behavioral health clients. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Guides, supervises and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns cases and tasks; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff.Supervises Mental Health Clinician Interns for State licensure hours; provides coaching, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills.Reviews cases, and assigns to Clinicians; facilitates and guides development of behavioral health assessment and treatment plans; reviews and critiques progress notes and performance outcome measures; performs ongoing risk management assessment of cases and Clinicians.Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; prepares and presents progress reports.Performs intensive casework services with children and adult clients and their relatives through individual and group therapy; participates in the intake process, the evaluation of problems presented and the development of treatment plans.Gather's data of client's history through personal interviews with client, relatives, friends, teachers and employers; prepares case histories with particular emphasis on psycho-social factors affecting client; cooperates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; acts as liaison with parents of clients and group homes where clients are located.May analyze trends, and evaluate program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation; coordinates protocols to affect integrated services with other programs, departments and agencies; responds to requests for information.Monitors budget and expenditures for services; assures that appropriate services are provided; coordinates information and assures effective communications between programs.Performs a wide range of general administrative duties; reviews and approves documentation.Provides ongoing psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and psychotherapeutic treatment of clients; utilizes specialized techniques for treatment and prevention of violence.Documents clinical files and billing records for all client contacts.Provides individual and group therapeutic services; facilitates group therapy sessions; assists client to learn skills required to successfully engender psychological stability and personal independence.Supports and enhances the clients' emotional stability; explains nature of illness, plan of care, procedures and treatments to clients, family and significant others; provides advocacy as needed.Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies.Provides consultation and training to other organizations in the community on mental health issues; conducts presentations and training to county staff and general public to introduce and communicate the roles and functions of the behavioral health programs.Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information.Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree from an accredited two year graduate school or program in Social Work or a related field, and two (2) years of experience as either a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and one (1) year of supervisory experience including the planning, scheduling, assigning, evaluating, training and directing the work of subordinate staff. OR three (3) years as a Mental Health Clinician with the County of Butte.Must possess a license as either a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California as granted by the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. (Candidates from out of state who hold a comparable license may be considered with the stipulation that they are eligible for an appropriate California license and that they receive the license within one (1) year of employment in this classification.Must meet state requirements for Clinician Supervisor.A valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are in a variety of settings; involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required.Must work with a highly manipulative, questionably motivated and clinically challenging client population; must be able to maintain professional composure and clinical effectiveness.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Public Health has multiple Regular Help and Term vacancies. The current vacancies are described below. Regular full time position. Located in the Oroville DESS building at 78 Table Mountain Blvd. Works with DESS social workers to provide nursing consultation for people referred to Adult Protective Services. May accompany social workers on home visits. Provides telephonic nursing case management. Regular full time position. Located in Chico. Provides nursing case management and utilization review for medical services for children ages 0-21 with qualifying conditions. May also attend monthly clinics held for children who are clients of the Medical Therapy Units in Chico and Oroville. Regular full time position underfilled at 0.75. Located in Oroville at 202 Mira Loma Dr. Works as liaison between Immunization branch of CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) and local health care providers, schools, etc. Will also work with community Opioid Coalition and local health care providers to fulfill scope of work activities for CDPH opioid grant. Term full time position. Located in Chico or Oroville Public Health office with opportunity for some remote work from home. Serves as COVID-19 case investigator and outbreak manager. For terms and conditions concerning the appointment of a Term employee, see Section 6.13j of the Butte County Personnel Rules. For more information about Butte County Public Health please visit http://www.buttecounty.net/publichealth . Under general supervision, performs a variety of nursing care services in the examination and treatment of clients in various settings; coordinates client and community services to support the goals of the Public Health Department. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Provides nursing care following the nursing process including, but not limited to, nursing procedures and case management in a home, office, community, or other setting as authorized by their Scope of Practice under their Registered Nurse License. Interviews client; takes client history; reviews health records; conducts comprehensive physical, psychosocial and developmental assessments and recognizes the significance of abnormal findings. Supports and enhances the clients' physical and emotional well-being; discusses nature of illness, plan of care, procedures and treatments with clients, and family and significant others when appropriate. Educates and counsels individuals, families, and groups regarding specific diseases or health conditions as well as health maintenance, promotion, and rehabilitation. Determines medical eligibility for the CCS program, initiates case management services, processes requests for services and equipment, assists in estimating cost of medical care, makes case closure determinations and determines appropriate Notice of Action responses. Collaborates with other health care providers and community agencies to provide comprehensive services to clients and families, including participation in case conferences.Facilitates referrals to community resources as appropriate. Provides ongoing technical assistance and consultation to medical care providers. Assists in the planning, development and implementation of informational and training programs for providers and community agencies about Health Department programs and services. Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, charts and other documents; gathers, compiles and synthesizes data; maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required. Assesses cultural and linguistic differences of minority populations; integrates follow-up care with existing indigenous services or resources, and coordinates language interpretation services as needed. Presents outreach programs; talks to community groups regarding program services. Confers and consults with supervisor, division director, and/or Health Officer regarding communicable disease investigations, treatment recommendations and contact follow-up as needed; Develops and implements client and family teaching program based on identified health care goals. Functions as a mentor for Public Health Nurse Associates, newly hired Public Health Nurses and Public Health Assistants as appropriate. Acts as preceptor for nursing students from the local colleges as they complete their clinical experience in community nursing. Responds to public health emergencies and disasters as needed, utilizing the nursing skills authorized under their professional scope of practice. May facilitate, coordinate, attend and participate in committees, councils and meetings as requested. Coordinates with local community groups in identifying and developing needed health services; provides assistance and consultation to community members and agencies regarding barriers to health care; assesses community needs for health care, wellness and preventive programs. Adheres to the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Nursing, and one (1) year of professional experience as a Public Health Nurse, Associate in Butte County or equivalent position in a Public Health or community setting required. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse, hold Public Health Nurse Certificate from the State of California, and remain active with all annual licensing requirements. Valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are various home and clinic settings; full manual dexterity and visual acuity required. Work involves the potential for exposure to hostile situations and infectious diseases; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a clinically challenging client population; must be able to read and respond to subtle behavioral clues, and maintain professional composure and effectiveness.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary This recruitment is for lateral applicants only. To be considered a lateral applicant you must be currently working or employed within the last twelve months as a public safety dispatcher in a California Law Enforcement Agency or California Fire Department with a minimum of one (1) year experience as a public safety dispatcher with the same agency. Under general supervision, responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, identifies and dispatches appropriate law enforcement units, gathers and relays critical information to law enforcement officers, documents calls and responses; complies with Sheriff's Office policies and procedures to assure the safety of officers and the public. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential Job Functions : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Answers incoming emergency and non-emergency calls by telephone and radio; projects positive support of the department and county organizations at all times. Prioritizes calls for service and determines appropriate personnel to respond. Interviews callers and gathers details on complaints; relays pertinent information to officers in a factual and concise manner; provides information and assistance to the public. Dispatches calls for service to available officers. Utilizes a computer aided dispatch system (CAD) to create incident logs and to track/monitor deputy locations. Contacts other law enforcement agencies for additional information and resources as needed, and relays pertinent information regarding incidents. Notifies key County personnel on critical incidents; follows all Department policies and procedures to assure that officer safety is the top priority. Performs inquiries and criminal history checks for officers through National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) Handles confidential matters with a high degree of discretion. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications (Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be considered for this requirement. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be) : High school diploma or GED equivalent. One year of experience that involves public contact, clerical duties or computer experience. Requires completion of the California POST and CLETS certification within the probationary period. Must pass a thorough background investigation. Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be currently working or employed within the last twelve months as a public safety dispatcher in a California Law Enforcement Agency or California Fire Department with a minimum of one (1) year experience as a public safety dispatcher with the same agency. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in a fast paced, high volume call center environment and long periods without breaks; involves a minimum of physical effort in a highly stressful setting. May be subject to repetitive motion, such as typing and vision to monitor. May be subject to difficult or distraught individuals, as well as emotional or extremely tense situations. Must meet high standards of hearing acuity, and speak in a clear, understandable voice. Must be willing to work a rotating 24/7 schedule which includes weekdays, weekends, holidays and on any assigned shift.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under limited supervision, manages quality assurance programs for Medi-Cal and behavioral health treatment services to county residents. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Provides coaching, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills. Facilitates and guides development of behavioral health assessment and treatment programs; reviews and critiques performance and outcome measures; assesses quality and conformance to Medi-Cal standards for cases, counselors and clinicians. Guides, supervises and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns projects; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff. Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; reviews and approves progress reports. Meets regularly with staff to solicit input and offer guidance; analyzes and evaluates issues and proposals, develops recommendations, and directs the implementation of solutions. Collaborates with executive management in formulating policies, procedures, best practices, and action plans; develops and presents recommendations for administration of behavioral health programs including methods improvements and quality assurance protocols. Manages activities to meet key Medi-Cal performance results; monitors data reliability and auditing of required reports to determine compliance to state performance measures. Performs a wide range of general administrative duties; reviews and approves documentation. Analyzes trends, and evaluates program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation. Reviews medical records for services provided; assures that appropriate services are provided; conducts utilization reviews and approves payments for services; coordinates information and assures effective communications between programs and contracted service providers. Consults with Program Managers to develop and implement training programs and components for staff; cross-trains staff to improve skills base and meet division goals. Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies. Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities. Maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information; monitors compliance to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, or a PhD or PsyD in Psychology. Three (3) years licensed professional experience in behavioral science. One (1) year of experience in Butte County preferred. One (1) year of supervisory experience in clinical setting preferred. Must possess a valid California license as either a: Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Psychologist, and remain active with all annual licensing requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. A valid State of California driver's license is required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary This position will serve as a member of the Behavioral Health Executive Team helping to oversee program objectives, program service implementation, Network Adequacy requirements, fiscal objectives and target populations to be served; provides analysis of the program structures of the services systems and assists in the interpretation of empirical findings, and is responsible for the follow through on Correction Action Plans. The incumbent will act as a liaison to and will respond to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), and other agency queries regarding the status and scope of plan activities. This position oversees Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement coordinators and the System Performance team. Under direction of the Behavioral Health Director or designee; the Quality Care Management and Systems Performance Manager serves as a member of the Behavioral Health Executive Team helping to clarify program objectives, Network Adequacy requirements, fiscal objectives and target populations to be served; provides analysis of the program structures of the services system and assists in the interpretation of empirical findings. The incumbent will act as liaison to and will respond to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), and other agency queries regarding the status and scope of plan activities. FLSA: Exempt NOTE: All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. Essential Job Functions Analyzes existing quality improvement activities throughout the Department of Behavioral Health and in developing the Quality Management/Utilization Management Plan, Annual Quality Improvement Work Plan and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Plan. Monitors compliance with Medi-Cal and other standards and requirement of the California Code of Regulations for a Mental Health Plan and Drug Medi-Cal System. Develops implementation processes for components of the Quality Management Plan. Works with the Behavioral Health's department policy and procedure coordinator to develop policies and procedures to comply with changes in the plan and with federal and state legislation and regulations. Conducts program site reviews on an annual basis; conducts on-site reviews with contract providers on a bi-annual basis for Medi-Cal re-certification purposes, to ensure County guidelines are being followed. Assists the Department Leadership Team and Assistant Director by coordinating reviews conducted by the California Department of Health Care Services and other authorized entities, and assists mental health staff to prepare for review sessions. Assists the Compliance Officer and/or Leadership Team of the department and program operations with developing and coordinating corrective action plans to address any findings from reviews. Reviews and analyzes findings of internal program reviews and external audits to identify problem areas. Identifies new components or activities required in the Quality Improvement Work Plan and directly works to implement the goals within the QI work plan. Oversees the data collection, reviews and analyzes data to identify trends and issues across the County mental health and substance use disorder system and makes recommendations. Maintains and compiles statistical records and profiles of quality improvement activities. Develops and presents, or works collaboratively with the department system training coordinator, quality management training related to changes in regulations and requirements to enhance skills of mental health program staff involved in quality improvement activities. Serves as a member of the Quality Assurance, Program Improvement (QAPI), Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Stakeholder group, Program implementation/fiscal department/department's contracts division, Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) UR Committee, Compliance Committee, Quality Improvement Committee, Data Management Team, Leadership, or other committees, task forces, or groups, as necessary. Provides consultation to both County and contracted programs on quality management and improvement matters. Monitors and reviews the work of staff assigned to perform quality assurance and quality improvement duties to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations. Oversees system-wide quality improvement monitoring processes including, but not limited to, medical records review, site reviews, peer reviews, medication monitoring, serious incident reporting, and utilization review. Convenes the Quality Improvement Committee. Updates plans as needed to comply with new regulations or interpretations. Provides responsive, high quality service for County employees, representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner. Acts as a liaison with the State Department of Mental Health and other agencies with regard to the Behavioral Health Care Service Managed Care Plan; monitors contract compliance and acts as liaison to enforcement agencies. Keeps informed of laws, regulations, accreditation and licensure standards pertaining to quality assurance, outpatient and inpatient care, continuing care and other program operations for both mental health and alcohol and drug programs. Supervises and directs staff as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Master's level Registered Nurse, or Clinical Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology, AND Three years (3) of post-licensure experience in utilization review, quality improvement activities or equitable experiences in a hospital or health care setting, including one (1) year of supervisory experience. Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: There are specific documents REQUIRED to be attached to your application prior to submission. Please carefully read THIS ATTACHED DOCUMENT for instructions and additional information. For more information about what Butte County has to offer, please watch this video . Under limited supervision, investigates, prepares and prosecutes felony and misdemeanor cases for Butte County; represents the District Attorney in the management of legal issues, and all aspects of general felony prosecution in Butte County. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Represents the District Attorney in prosecuting persons charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses; assures that cases are resolved within office policy guidelines. Reviews citations, arrest reports and other law enforcement documents; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether felony charges should be filed based on the facts of law and evidence. Conducts legal research; gathers and compiles evidence; identifies and subpoenas witnesses, records and other information required to present the case; prepares and presents memoranda of law, briefs and other legal documents as required. Reviews motions filed in cases, provides assessment and recommendations, and resolves as needed; receives and reviews memoranda, briefs and other filings; reviews filings for jurisdictional and statutory requirements; conducts conferences with defense counsel concerning settlement of cases. Manages assigned cases; advises law enforcement agencies; confers with witnesses and victims of crime; negotiates plea agreements with defense counsel; anticipates problems and pursues solutions; establishes trial strategy. Represents the District Attorney at Grand Jury proceedings; presents evidence and questions witnesses before the Grand Jury; identifies and develops written materials, exhibits and related trial presentations. Represents the District Attorney at trials; brings cases before the court; examines witnesses and argues facts of the case in relation to points of law, case law and legal precedent; develops and presents jury instructions and closing arguments; and manages sentencing hearings. Guides and assists paralegals, secretaries and clerks; provides training, counseling and professional assistance on legal writing skills and professional responsibilities. Advises law enforcement agencies during investigations; assists in the development of trial preparation and presentation skills for deputies and officers; responds to law enforcement agencies' inquiries regarding search warrants and charging decisions. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Juris Doctorate (JD) degree required. Two (2) years relevant experience in a criminal trial practice. Must be licensed by the Bar to practice law in the State of California, remain active with all California Bar annual requirements. Successfully pass a background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal and other relevant records checks. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds; work also involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: There are specific documents REQUIRED to be attached to your application prior to submission. Please carefully read THIS ATTACHED DOCUMENT for instructions and additional information. For more information about what Butte County has to offer, please watch this video . Under limited supervision, investigates, prepares and prosecutes felony and misdemeanor cases for Butte County; represents the District Attorney in the management of legal issues, and all aspects of felony and civil prosecution in Butte County. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Represents the Butte County District Attorney in prosecuting persons charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal and civil offenses; manages criminal and civil cases vertically, from crime scene investigation through final sentencing; assures that cases are resolved within office policy guidelines. Reviews police reports and other law enforcement documents; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether felony charges should be filed based on the facts of law and evidence. Conducts legal research; gathers and compiles evidence; identifies and subpoenas witnesses, records and other information required to present the case; prepares and presents legal documents as required. Reviews motions filed in cases, provides assessment and recommendations, and resolves as needed; receives and reviews documents and filings; reviews filings for jurisdictional and statutory requirements; conducts conferences with defense counsel concerning settlement of cases. Manages assigned cases; advises law enforcement agencies; confers with witnesses and victims of crime; negotiates plea agreements with defense counsel; anticipates problems and pursues solutions; establishes trial strategy. Represents the District Attorney at Grand Jury proceedings and trials; brings cases before the court; examines witnesses and argues facts of the case in relation to points of law, case law and legal precedent; identifies and develops exhibits and related trial material; develops and presents jury instructions and closing arguments; and manages sentencing and restitution hearings. Identifies training needs and provides training for legal staff; serves as a liaison between the DA's office and various organizations and state and federal agencies; serves on committees, task forces and other groups. Guides and assists other legal staff; provides coaching, counseling and professional assistance on case processing, legal skills and professional responsibilities; assists legal staff in the development of case strategy, legal theories and other related matters. Advises law enforcement agencies during investigations; assists in the development of trial preparation and presentation skills for law enforcement officers; responds to law enforcement agencies' inquiries regarding search warrants and charging decisions. Monitors and reviews trends in law enforcement and criminal justice, and recommends operational, procedural and policy improvements. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Juris Doctorate (JD) degree requiredThree (3) years relevant experience in a criminal trial practice.Must be licensed by the Bar to practice law in the State of California, remain active with all California Bar annual requirements, and successfully pass a background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal and other relevant records checks. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment.May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds; work also involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary REQUIRED: Completion of a POST certified regular basic course or equivalent within the last three years OR possess a valid POST Basic certificate. Note: Applicants currently enrolled in the "POST Refresher" course at the time of submission shall be eligible to apply with proof of enrollment. Under general supervision and exercising controlled discretion, provides safety and security to citizens within the community through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and response to assistance calls. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Patrols and provides security for assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; operates patrol vehicles; provides back-up assistance to co-workers; provides scene security and protection for Fire and Medical personnel. Enforces local, state and federal laws, and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; may act as field training officer for other deputies. Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases; identifies and collects evidence; performs surveillance duties as required; completes detailed reports and required paperwork; performs follow-up investigations as required. Arrests law violators; transports and processes prisoners; testifies in court; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces child and adult orders of protection; performs building searches; conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic accidents. Investigates death scenes in the county as Deputy Coroner; identifies deceased and secures crime scene and property; investigates, photographs, examines, and writes narrative description of postmortem crime scene; locates and notifies next-of-kin. Represents the sheriff's office at court hearings; prepares reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts; and testifies in court cases. Identifies, attends and conducts training and educational programs and seminars. Performs court security and acts as bailiff as assigned. Serves civil process, evictions and subpoenas. Participates in and presents preventative education and information through community and school awareness projects; teaches and counsels those within the community on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources. Maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order. Assists and interacts with other sheriff's personnel, county departments, outside organizations and businesses, and federal, state and local law enforcement organizations in order to accomplish tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED certificate. Completion of a POST certified regular basic course or equivalent within the last three years. OR possess a valid POST Basic certificate. Note: Applicants currently enrolled in the "POST Refresher" course at the time of submission shall be eligible to apply with proof of enrollment. Valid State of California driver's license is required. Applicants who are currently attending a POST approved basic course academy are eligible to apply for the Cadets Only recruitments, and along with applicants who have completed a POST approved basic course academy within the last six (6) months may waive the POST entry-level reading and writing examination if able to verify an acceptable T-Score. Special Requirements : All applicants must be 18 years of age or older with the following exception: Person 17 years of age, but less than 18, may apply but may not be appointed until they reach 18 years of age. Proof of minimum age requirements may be required. Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background investigation including polygraph, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check. Any offer of employment in this classification is contingent upon taking and passing a medical examination. The examination assesses a candidate's ability to meet the physical demands of the position with or without accommodation in accordance with applicable statutes for applicants with disabilities. In accordance with Government Code Section 1031, candidate's physical, emotional, and mental health will be evaluated and must be free from any condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer or performance of the duties of this position. Any indication of active organic disease is disqualifying. Hearing aids are not acceptable. Must be able to pass a plate test of color vision. No conviction by any state, the federal government, or a foreign government of a crime, which could have been punishable by imprisonment in a Federal Penitentiary or a State Prison. All applicants must be United States citizens (Government Code 24103). Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures. Subject to extended periods of driving patrol vehicles. Subject to dangerous machinery or physical harm such as vehicles, gunshots, and physical attacks. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, and infectious and communicable diseases. Required to physically restrain persons. Subject to extended periods of intense concentration in review of crime scenes, investigations and preparing law enforcement reports. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, running, and lifting heavy objects such as gun belts, equipment, suspects, files, and evidence.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be currently working as a peace officer, and posses a valid California POST Basic Certificate or have one (1) full year experience as a peace officer in a California law enforcement agency. Individuals laterally transferring from an outside agency as a peace officer into a peace officer position with Butte County Sheriff's Office may be provided 96 hours accrued sick leave at the time of hire in addition to the regular accruals. These individuals may also be provided two (2) weeks accrued vacation at the time of hire in addition to the regular accruals. Under general supervision and exercising controlled discretion, provides safety and security to citizens within the community through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and response to assistance calls. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Patrols and provides security for assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; operates patrol vehicles; provides back-up assistance to co-workers; provides scene security and protection for Fire and Medical personnel. Enforces local, state and federal laws, and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; may act as field training officer for other deputies. Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases; identifies and collects evidence; performs surveillance duties as required; completes detailed reports and required paperwork; performs follow-up investigations as required. Arrests law violators; transports and processes prisoners; testifies in court; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces child and adult orders of protection; performs building searches; conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic accidents. Investigates death scenes in the county as Deputy Coroner; identifies deceased and secures crime scene and property; investigates, photographs, examines, and writes narrative description of postmortem crime scene; locates and notifies next-of-kin. Represents the sheriff's office at court hearings; prepares reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts; and testifies in court cases. Identifies, attends and conducts training and educational programs and seminars. Performs court security and acts as bailiff as assigned. Serves civil process, evictions and subpoenas. Participates in and presents preventative education and information through community and school awareness projects; teaches and counsels those within the community on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources. Maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order. Assists and interacts with other sheriff's personnel, county departments, outside organizations and businesses, and federal, state and local law enforcement organizations in order to accomplish tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED certificate. Completion of a POST certified regular basic course or equivalent within the last three years. OR possess a valid POST Basic certificate. Note: Applicants currently enrolled in the "POST Refresher" course at the time of submission shall be eligible to apply with proof of enrollment. Valid State of California driver's license is required. Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be currently working as a peace officer, and posses a valid California POST Basic Certificate or have one (1) full year experience as a peace officer in California law enforcement agency. Applicants who are currently attending a POST approved basic course academy are eligible to apply for the Cadets Only recruitments, and along with applicants who have completed a POST approved basic course academy within the last six (6) months may waive the POST entry-level reading and writing examination if able to verify an acceptable T-Score. Special Requirements : All applicants must be 18 years of age or older with the following exception: Person 17 years of age, but less than 18, may apply but may not be appointed until they reach 18 years of age. Proof of minimum age requirements may be required. Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background investigation including polygraph, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check. Any offer of employment in this classification is contingent upon taking and passing a medical examination. The examination assesses a candidate's ability to meet the physical demands of the position with or without accommodation in accordance with applicable statutes for applicants with disabilities. In accordance with Government Code Section 1031, candidate's physical, emotional, and mental health will be evaluated and must be free from any condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer or performance of the duties of this position. Any indication of active organic disease is disqualifying. Hearing aids are not acceptable. Must be able to pass a plate test of color vision. No conviction by any state, the federal government, or a foreign government of a crime, which could have been punishable by imprisonment in a Federal Penitentiary or a State Prison. All applicants must be United States citizens (Government Code 24103). Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures. Subject to extended periods of driving patrol vehicles. Subject to dangerous machinery or physical harm such as vehicles, gunshots, and physical attacks. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, and infectious and communicable diseases. Required to physically restrain persons. Subject to extended periods of intense concentration in review of crime scenes, investigations and preparing law enforcement reports. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, running, and lifting heavy objects such as gun belts, equipment, suspects, files, and evidence.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under general supervision, performs administrative support functions to assist departments in the planning, development and/or administration of health and human services financial or social service programs; ensures regulatory guidance/compliance, and implementation of new Federal, State and Local laws; makes recommendations and write reports. FLSA: Exempt Please NOTE: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process. All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Researches program policies and procedures; collects, interprets, analyzes and disseminates information on laws and regulations governing program; monitors impact on program operations and drafts recommended operational changes to implement new laws and regulations. Researches program regulations, gathers and reports program statistics, financial data, and other information in response to legal issues. Monitors the program budget, including grant funds, contracted services, and federal and state funds; seeks additional sources of revenue to support program objectives. Monitors service provider procedures, costs, and other contract matters; ensures that contracts are renewed in a timely manner; prepares, distributes and follows up on contract documentation. Monitors program to ensure compliance with contract provisions and funding source regulations; recommends improvements to enhance program efficiency, quality and standards of service delivery. Organizes and participates in training and in-service education for program staff. Acts as liaison and resource to community-based organizations and other service providers, County departments, State agencies, and community and business organizations. Participates in a variety of internal and external meetings; interacts with various planning councils and boards; answers questions and provides training and technical assistance as required. Compiles and maintains accurate records and files regarding program activities; prepares correspondence, periodic and special statistical and narrative reports, informational publications, program documentation, policies, procedures, and other applicable written materials. May conduct analysis and interpretation for major segments of health and human services programs. Initiates and oversees the research, analysis, and implementation of changes in policies and procedures in order to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency. Assists with the control of appropriations within an approved program of service; develops and provides justification for budget adjustments and periodic allocation changes. Assists in the administration of the fiscal aspects of public assistance programs. Analyzes and interprets new and revised State regulations; prepares instructions to implement changes and acts as a technical resource to staff involved in implementing new and revised programs. Analyzes trends and issues; resolves concerns and problems of human service programs. Make recommendations in the coordination of the annual County budgeting process; monitors the budget cycle. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, (U.S.C. 552A) as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of client information. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses (Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be considered for this requirement. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be) : Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field; OR Possession of an Associate's degree or completion of sixty (60) or more units with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field AND one (1) year experience in health and human services fiscal, administrative, regulatory guidance/compliance, or management analysis. OR High school diploma or GED certificate AND two (2) years of experience in health and human services fiscal, administrative, regulatory guidance/compliance, or management analysis, with one year of qualifying experience being with Butte County; OR One (1) year of supervisory and/or analytical experience in a relevant health and human services program. Valid State of California driver's license may be required. Employees hired into this classification may be required to file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary This position receives $2,335.00 weekend pay for available weekend shifts beginning at 5:00 PM on Friday and ending at 8:00 AM on Monday when working at the Psychiatric Health Facility. Standby pay is also available. Under general direction, provides clinical assessments and treatment services to alleviate suffering in clients with behavioral health disorders. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Conducts psychiatric evaluations and assessments of assigned and referred clients. Provides client treatment services including evaluating, diagnosing and treating mental disorders, developing treatment plans, and providing crisis intervention. Provides clinical direction to clinicians, counselors, and therapists in the treatment of clients. Develops treatment plans and counsels clients with psychiatric problems. Reviews treatment plans developed by subordinate therapists and makes recommendations for the treatment of patients. Maintains files of patients, and prepares related documentation and correspondence. Monitors case files of treatment staff and approves client treatment and discharge initiatives. Cooperates with other organizational team members to create and administer a comprehensive treatment program. Minimum Qualifications Medical Doctor's degree required, and a valid Physician and Surgeon Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Medical Examiners. Must possess or be eligible for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry as a Psychiatrist; must remain active with all annual licensing requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. Valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment and health clinic. Health clinic working conditions involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a highly manipulative, questionably motivated and clinically challenging client population; must be able to maintain professional composure and clinical effectiveness.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under general supervision of Shift Sergeant, maintains safety and security of the staff, inmates, visitors and facility. Processes and supervises inmates, providing a stable, coherent, and predictable facility where inmates, staff and visitors are relatively safe, and conditions are humane. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Maintains the safety and security of the staff, inmates, visitors and facility; schedules and supervises inmate activities and maintains discipline; may physically restrain uncooperative or disruptive inmates and take steps to avert fights, assaults, riots and escapes; conducts cell searches for contraband; conducts unit safety checks; monitors cameras, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors; inventories tools and supplies; accounts for inmates under direct supervision.. Provides care for inmates; dispenses and oversees meals; provide security for the nursing staff who administers medications and oversees inmate hygiene and showers; schedules medical, counseling, personal and other appointments, and conducts visiting sessions; schedules transportation for appointments and visits outside of the facility; transports and arranges transport for inmates; documents all transports; delivers mail and allows inmates to make personal and legal phone calls. Conducts booking and release of inmates; searches inmates; collects and inventories property; completes fingerprints and photos; completes booking forms; upon release, returns all property and notifies victims; distributes records appropriately. Interviews and classifies all new inmates; researches and assesses criminal history and capabilities; assesses compatibility of each new inmate with others in the facility and makes housing assignments; re-classifies and re-arranges housing as required by inmate behavior; may supervise and monitor offenders detained under electronic surveillance program. Processes authorized release of individuals; maintains inmate's property, financial and corrections records; files and distributes records appropriately. Supervises the cleaning and general maintenance of the facility; assures that inmates clean cell areas; assigns inmates to clean common areas, laundry and other maintenance details; directs and controls inmates while performing the assigned cleaning tasks; inspects areas and reports deficiencies; promotes acceptable attitude and controls behavior. Supervises inmate work crews, and controls the safety of the work environment. Performs inspections of the correctional facility areas to assure safety, security, and welfare of inmates and staff; assures all areas of the facility are free of contraband. Responds to emergency and non-emergency radio calls; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in incidents; identifies and collects evidence; completes detailed reports and required paperwork. Transports and processes prisoners; testifies in court. Testifies at court hearings and prepares reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts. Identifies, attends and conducts training and educational programs and seminars. Maintains vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order. Effectively interacts with Sheriff's staff, County departments, outside organizations and other law enforcement organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent GED certificate. Completion of a basic jail operations course approved by Board of State Community and Corrections (BSCC) or POST Basic Certificate or equivalent certificate is required. Valid State of California driver's license is required. Must obtain certification in CPR and First Aid within one year. An 832 PC Course is required to be successfully completed within the one year probationary period. Additional qualifications for lateral transfers : Must be currently working as a correctional officer in a correctional facility where a California Corrections Standards Authority approved test was administered prior to employment, and have one (1) year of experience as a correctional officer. POST CERTIFIED APPLICANTS Applicants who have completed a California Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) certified, regular basic course within the last three years and have passed a POST approved Entry-level Law Enforcement examination may waive the California Corrections Standards Authority written examination. Special Requirements : All applicants must be 18 years of age or older with the following exception: Person 17 years of age, but less than 18, may apply but may not be appointed until they reach 18 years of age. Proof of minimum age requirements may be required. Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background investigation including polygraph, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check. Incumbents in this class must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays and weekends. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in a smoke-free jail environment and correctional facilities, and requires shift work. Work involves intense concentration on activities going on around one's location on a constant basis throughout the entire work shift.Work occasionally involves personal danger, and exposure to hazardous, uncontrollable and life-threatening situations can occur.This position may require walking, running, lifting and climbing during efforts to catch or subdue hostile individuals. Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures. Required to physically restrain persons.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: There are specific documents REQUIRED to be attached to your application prior to submission. Please carefully read THIS ATTACHED DOCUMENT for instructions and additional information. For more information about what Butte County has to offer, please watch this video . Under general supervision, investigates, prepares and prosecutes misdemeanor cases for Butte County; represents the District Attorney in the management of legal issues, and all aspects of criminal misdemeanor prosecution in Butte County. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Represents the District Attorney in prosecuting persons charged with misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses; assures that cases are resolved within office policy guidelines. Reviews citations, arrest reports and other law enforcement documents; gathers facts and data; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether charges should be filed. Conducts legal research; drafts complaints, briefs, motions and other legal documents; prepares and presents memoranda of law, briefs and other filings and legal documents as required. Reviews motions filed in cases, provides assessment and recommendations, and disposes of motions in accordance with instructions given by the District Attorney and judicial officers; receives and reviews documents, memoranda, briefs and other filings; reviews filings for jurisdictional and statutory requirements; conducts conferences with defense counsel concerning settlement of cases. Manages assigned cases; coordinates with law enforcement agencies; confers with witnesses and victims of crime; negotiates plea agreements with defense counsel; develops trial strategy. Represents the District Attorney at hearings and trials; identifies and subpoenas witnesses, records and other information required to present the case; compiles and presents evidence; brings cases before the court and argues facts of the case in relation to points of law, case law and legal precedent; interviews and cross-examines witnesses. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Juris Doctorate (JD) degree required. One (1) year of experience in a trial practice. Must be licensed by the Bar to practice law in the State of California, remain active with all California Bar annual requirements Successfully pass a background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal and other relevant records checks. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed in an office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds; work also involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under general supervision, performs independently all aspects of adoption investigations, studies, and evaluation and makes decisions on recommendations to the courts in compliance with Federal and State laws, regulations, and policies. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Conduct case studies of independent and relinquishment adoptions. Following up of adoption inquiries, enrollment of adoptive parents; determine whether the children are legally free for adoption. Assess the physical, social, emotional, and economic factors present in prospective adoptive families, and suitability of children for families. Make decisions and prepare full factual reports to the court with recommendations for or against granting petitions for adoption and recommend alternate plans when needed. Prepare appropriate case records including narrative recordings and supporting documentation as required by statutes. Report to the court with recommendations regarding permanent plans for children, court actions to terminate parental right, guardianship petitions, existence of parental relationships, necessity for parental consent and withdrawals of consents. Conduct replacement studies required under the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children. Inform birth parent(s) of their alternative prior to relinquishing children for adoption or consenting to the adoption and determine the readiness and capability of the birth parent(s) to relinquish or give consent. Provide consultative services to other public and private social services regarding adoption planning on other cases. Conduct investigations of child abuse that have been recorded at the Child Abuse Registry for prospective adoptive parents; and conduct set-aside investigations and report to the court. Planning the procurement of foster homes for children. Inspecting home environment for the overall growth and development of the child. Responsible for family counseling, training, and supervision of foster families. Maintaining weekly contact with the foster families, children and the biological parents to monitor the progress of the child and family through the entire process. Preparing evaluation and progression reports and giving any suggestions, recommendations or treatment as required. Adhere strictly to the state and federal laws when dealing with any issue related to child care. Interacting with families and individuals to assess their requirements, and find social services programs that would assist them. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Master's Degree in Social Work required. Upcoming graduates may supply a letter from their attending university stating impending graduation date of their degree program and verification of credits needed for graduation, which will allow placement on list of eligibles. Actual hiring of position will not occur until after graduation date . AND Three (3) years of work experience in a public or private social services agency working with children and/or adults. Valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are various home and office settings; involves the potential exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, and infectious and communicable diseases. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 40 pounds.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Under general supervision of a licensed clinician, conducts behavioral health assessments and provides non-medical psychotherapeutic services to assigned individuals and groups. Bilingual Spanish/English and Bilingual Hmong/English desired. FLSA: Exempt Please NOTE: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process. All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question. Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Performs intensive casework services with children and adult clients and their relatives through individual and group therapy; participates in the intake process, the evaluation of problems presented, and the development of treatment plans. Gathers data of client's history through personal interviews with client, relatives, friends, teachers and employers; prepares case histories with particular emphasis on psycho-social factors affecting the client; cooperates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out a treatment plan. Provides ongoing psychosocial clinical assessment, treatment planning and psycho-therapeutic treatment of all clients assigned, under the supervision of the licensed clinician. Provides case management services for assigned cases; documents clinical files and billing records for all client contacts, including consultations with other agencies. Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; prepares and presents progress reports. Provides individual and group therapeutic services; facilitates group therapy sessions; assists client to learn skills required to successfully engender psychological stability and personal independence. Provides emergency on-call service as assigned; conducts interventions and evaluations of individuals in crisis; initiates the provision of critical services based on the evaluation. Supports and enhances the clients' emotional stability; explains nature of illness, plan of care, procedures and treatments to clients, family and significant others; provides advocacy as needed. Maintains cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies significant to the continuum of care for clients. Conducts presentations and training to county staff and general public to introduce and communicate the roles and functions of the behavioral health programs. Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information. Supports the relationship between Butte County and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and other employees. Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, charts and other documents. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses: (Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be considered for this requirement. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be) : A Master's degree from an accredited graduate school or program in Social Work, Marriage Family Therapy, or Counseling. Upcoming graduates may supply a letter from their attending university stating impending graduation date of their degree program and verification of credits needed for graduation, which will allow placement on list of eligible candidates. Actual hiring of position will not occur until after graduation date. Prior clinical experience as a paraprofessional or an intern is preferred. Prior to hiring must possess an intern number for licensure as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of California as established by the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Must maintain a valid registration/intern number with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Employees failing to obtain licensure as required will be terminated or demoted to an appropriate lower position in which they meet the minimum requirements for within the Behavioral Health Department, if one is available A valid State of California driver's license is required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are typical health clinic settings; involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a clinically challenging client population; must be able to maintain professional composure and clinical effectiveness. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds.
BUTTE COUNTY, CA Oroville, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Summary Butte County Behavioral Health Department (90 miles north of Sacramento, CA) is seeking to fill its BH Clinician III vacancies. These positions serve as a lead clinical implementer and will assist with the development, implementation and streamlining of clinical workflow. The Clinician III position will assess clinic/contractor compliance, support ongoing department trainings, become an expert in Medi-Cal site and documentation requirements, and participate in planning committees and workgroups for projects/initiatives. They will also assist with training clinical staff on new forms, and with other unique projects and at various levels for the department, other agencies, and community partners. Knowledge of Electronic Healthcare Record systems and ability to interpret and implement local, state and federal regulations a plus. Must be flexible, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a high degree of integrity and self-initiation. Spanish or Hmong bilingual fluency is desired but not a requirement. Under limited supervision, participates as lead clinical coordinator for designated unique projects and/or activities that requires advanced skill and efficiency in communication, coordination, guidance, and liaison activity with a wide variety of professionals and non-professionals within BCDBH, multiple county Departments, and/or community partners. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge's, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Assists in ongoing implementation, design, and training related to the Department's EHR. Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, charts and other documents; gathers, compiles and synthesizes data for management purposes; maintains appropriate records and prepares reports. Monitors and coordinates clinical services provided by contracted community mental health and/or drug/alcohol service providers. Provides ongoing monitoring, coordination, and/or consultation to identified Mental Health Services Act programs delivered by either BCDBH or contracted community providers. Provides information regarding the services of the Behavioral Health Department; provides mental health consultation services to specified target groups including BCDBH personnel and/or community providers. Consults with professional staff members as needed to promote efficiency of both clinical services, and medical record documentation. Provides emergency on-call service as assigned; conducts interventions and evaluations of individuals in crisis; initiates the provision of critical services based on the evaluation. Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies significant to the continuum of care for clients. Assists in planning outreach programs; talks to community groups regarding program services. Provides consultation, presentations, and training to co-workers, staff, community groups, and other agencies, as requested, on the roles and functions of behavioral health programs. Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities; serves as a technical resource to both county staff, outside agencies, and community providers. Supports the relationship between Butte County and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and other employees. Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses: (Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be considered for this requirement. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be) : A Master's degree from an accredited graduate school or program in Social Work, Marriage Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited graduate school or program. Possession of a valid California license as either a: Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Board of Behavioral Sciences). One (1) year of licensed professional experience in a behavioral health work environment. A State of California Driver's license is required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are various home and Health Clinic settings; involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a clinically challenging population; must be able to maintain professional composure and effectiveness.