Orange County, CA

Orange County's 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities.

Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force.

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

 

34 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
DEPUTY HEALTH OFFICER - Public Health Services (Administrative Manager III Specialty) This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and futureAdministrative Manager III positions within the specialty of Deputy Health Officerat the Health Care Agency(HCA) until the next recruitment opens. This list may also be used to fill positions at a similar and/or lower classification throughout the County of Orange. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, this recruitment is open continuously until the needs of the County of Orange have been met. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a desirable place to live - and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest populated county in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. HEALTH CARE AGENCY TheCounty of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the leadership of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of six service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination, Regulatory and Medical Services and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. OPPORTUNITY Reporting to the Orange County Health Officer and serving as a member of the Public Health Leadership Team, the position provides lead management responsibility in public health for clinical compliance and quality assurance activities. Other activities for priority Public Health topics include accreditation, policy development, public speaking and media representation. Essential Duties Include: Cover for Public Health Officer. Provide coverage for the Public Health Officer by providing medical leadership and consultation during public health crises and/or emergencies; be able to respond to media as a public health spokesperson. Assist/advise Public Health Services (PHS) Divisions as needed, including Communicable Disease Control, Clinical Services, Health Promotion and Community Planning, Community and Nursing Services, Environmental Health, Public Health Laboratory, and California Children's Services. Public Health Official (PHO) on call about every 6 weeks. Chair, Clinical Quality Assurance Committee. Review/update PHS Policies & Procedures. Review/update PHS Blood-Borne Pathogens Plan annually. Review/update Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Plan annually. Educational presentations for staff, medical providers and community organizations as needed. Provide backup to Communicable Disease Controller as needed and assist with outbreaks/investigations as needed. Assist with medical protocols in various PHS programs. Assist with PHS Quality Improvement and accreditation activities. Respond to media, as requested for on-camera/phone interviews. Participate as a member of the following HCA committees: Quality Improvement Professional Development CME Review Institutional Review Board Compliance Public Health Leadership Health Improvement Partnership HIPAA Security Workgroup Jail Medical Review Team Health Equity The Ideal Candidatewill: Possess a valid Physician's and Surgeon's certificate issued by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California. Possess a valid California Driver's License which is required by date of Appointment and must be maintained throughout employment Have at least five years of public health experience in a public agency or healthcare setting focused on preventive and/or population health. Completion of a formal training program for a particular specialty, as approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association OR certification of eligibility for certification by an American Specialty Board Theideal candidate should also haveexpertise based on knowledge and/or experience in the following areas : Principles and practices of modern medicine including preventive medicine. Principles and practices of public health administration, organization, management, and supervision. Principles and practices of quality improvement, quality assurance and peer review. Principles and practices of the Ten Essential Public Health Services. Standards of the Public Health Accreditation Board Public Health laws and regulations. Have broad knowledge of healthcare quality assurance principles and capabilities in assuring delivery of quality public health services and in assuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Strong written and oral communications skills. Working with diverse populations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Administrative Manager III-Specialty minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements click here. COMPETITIVE BENEFITS: Additionally, the County offers an excellent and competitive benefits package which includes a choice of four (4) health plan options, annual leave, paid holidays, dental, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short and long term disability, optional Benefit Plan and 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan. For more information on benefits, please click here. Also, the County has a retirement plan through OCERS which has reciprocity with several California public retirement systems. For more information, please click here THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs ofthe County. After the initial screening, those who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the Application Screening. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Fran Vuoso at (657) 250-1597or fvuoso@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 13, 2020
Full Time
Supervising Communications Technician (Security Electronics Unit) This recruitment is open to the public. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy forSupervising Communications Technician in the Security Electronics Unit (SEU).This list may also be used to fill future vacancies in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will be open for aminimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the daythe Sheriff-Coroner Department's needs have been met. It is recommended that qualifiedcandidates apply immediately. RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to establish an open eligiblelist to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment in the specialty area ofSecurity Electronics Unit (SEU). This list may also be utilized to fill similar and/orlower level classifications. THE DIVISION The Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Technology Division manages Department Information Technology systems and infrastructure, and the operation of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) for all local public safety agencies (law enforcement, fire, paramedic, and lifeguard) and for general government on a 24-hour basis. Other services include installation, maintenance, and programming of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, mobile and portable radios, surveillance, alarm, sound, video and control systems); engineering and frequency management. Sheriff-Coroner Technology Division consists of over 130 personnel organized in seven areas that specialize in specific technical services, including IT Applications, Infrastructure, Security Emergency Communications Unit, Radio Microwave Unit, Security Electronics Unit, and Technical Services Unit. These technical units are supported by the Operations and Financial Units. Each unit maintains a staff of engineers, technicians, and support personnel to provide a high level of technical expertise to various information technology functions within the Department, and public safety functions, including city and county law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, lifeguard operations, park rangers, public works agencies, local government, courts, jails and Probation facilities. General Duties: Under general supervision, the Supervising Communications Technician is assigned to a specific Unit and supervises the work of Communications Technicians and others engaged in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of communications and other electronic equipment. This position is will be assigned to the Security Electronics Unit (SEU) field team specialty and will be responsible for evaluating, assigning, authorizing, and confirming the technical services provided by technicians. The Supervising Communications Technician will oversee all services involving security electronic system installations and in-field maintenance, and any additional requests for services, maintenance, or repair of video systems, control systems, paging systems and intercom systems. While also being assigned to perform all levels of work themselves, the Supervising Communications Technician will be responsible for employee coaching and development, timesheet review and coding/billing approval for all work assigned, annual evaluations, and ongoing cross-training while keeping up-to-date with growing technologies. The Supervising Communication Technician will be responsible for all written and verbal correspondence, reporting, updates, and project management both within the Division to the Senior Telecommunications Engineer, Assistant Director, and Director, as requested, and to our customer agencies; be required to collaborate with the other unit's Supervising Communications Technicians on training programs and opportunities within the unit, cross-training opportunities among other units in the division, and serve as the backup in their absence and therefore, must have equal technical skill and understanding of the systems supported in the unit. Incumbents workrotating schedules including shift hours, weekends, holidays, nights and on call hours. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications and class specifications/job description. License Required: Possession of a valid California Drivers License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Completion of a training course in electronic theory and practice including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory, audio and radio frequency circuits, electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals and mathematics for electronic technology. AND Two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic communication equipment that developed the knowledge and abilities listed in minimum qualifications class specifications/job description. THE IDEALCANDIDATE The Ideal candidate will have the ability to perform the following: Understanding of the difference between leadership and management and have strong leadership and mentoring skills Demonstrate the ability to lead, supervise, train and evaluate technical staff and set an example for others to follow Ability to learn new systems as they are implemented Must have excellent public speaking and presentations skills On a daily basis, when needed, perform service calls, preventative maintenance and assist fellow staff with the troubleshooting of systems Instruct subordinates on work methods, departmental policies and procedures, and safe work practices Establish and maintain an effective working relationships with fellow staff, contractors, vendors and customers Installation, maintenance , troubleshooting and repair of complex security electronic systems such as but not limited to; video management systems, control systems and intercom systems Prepare estimates relating to repair or replacement of security electronic systems Read and interpret technical manuals, specifications, circuitries, schematics, symbols and blueprints Initiate, plan and complete work assignments with minimal direction and control Prepare documents, spreadsheets, records, logs, performance evaluations, timesheets and reports Provide training to staff required to support security electronic systems Provide training to end-user for the operation of systems Completion of a training course in electronics theory and practice and/or information technology Experience in the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of security electronic equipment SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 55 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; push, pull, crawl, stoop and bend; identify and distinguish colors for color coded wire and electronic components; operate power tools that are potentially hazardous. Environmental Requirements: Must be willing to work inside a detention facility,remote areas and on mountain tops in any type of weather conditions. Duties may require crawling through attics and confined spaces.Must be willing to drive in inclement weather conditions. SELECTION PROCEDURE Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.(C andidate's responses to the structured questions should be thorough, detailed and complete.) ELIGIBLE LIST After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview in their specialty area to be considered for present and future vacancies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact EugeniaVasquez-Puentesat 714-834-5838 ormvasquez-puentes@ocsd.org. For other recruitment information, please contact Sheriff Recruiting at 714-834-5811. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 28, 2020
Full Time
CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS TECHNICIAN BeginningMonday, April 27, 2020, the Orange County Sheriff's Department will begin accepting applications on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. POSITION/RECRUITMENT INFORMATION This recruitment is open to the public and will be held to establish an OpenEligible list to fill current and future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions similar and/or lower classifications. THE DIVISION The Sheriff's Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units of the Inmate Services Division provide inmates the opportunity for an effective rehabilitative experience while incarcerated, without cost to taxpayers. Inmate programs and services related to rehabilitation opportunities are mandated by the California Code of Regulations, Title 15 "Minimum Jail Standards" and related case law. These activities are planned, coordinated, conducted and evaluated at each OCSD jail facility by the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry staff. Typical programs include certified education in academic studies, vocational education training and life skills classes such as Parenting and Job Development. The Programs and Re-Entry Units also provide opportunities for personal change, including programs focusing on substance abuse recovery, domestic violence, anger management,general and law library services, religious and inspirational programs and pre-release preparation and assistance as well as post release services - all designed to maximize the chances of an inmate's successful transition to the community at release and to help reduce recidivism. THE OPPORTUNITY The Sheriff's Department has an excellent opportunity for a Correctional Programs Technician to provide diverse education and services to inmates in a correctional setting. Conduct and tract individual assessments, and maintain case plans Recruit inmates for educational and volunteer classes Oversee inmates activities Work closely with strategic partners and volunteer groups Conduct book and game exchanges Distribute religious and other materials Create individualized inmate discharge plans Prepare a variety of documents using Microsoft Office Suite DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in a correctional, rehabilitative, or educational institution providing related services to high risk older teens or adults. Candidates experienced in facilitating developmental programs such as Substance Abuse Recovery, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, and/or ADA modified programs, and/or library services are encouraged to apply. Click here to view the class spec/job description. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS A background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check, traffic violations, drug use, credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, and/or official transcripts) will be conducted. All applicants will be required to pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Candidates must no have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff's Department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS General knowledge of : Group leadership methods and techniques for eliciting and directing adult participation in varied instructional, leisure, and work oriented programs; common problems and concerns faced by incarcerated adults; social and emotional factors which influence human behavior and motivational and counseling techniques for establishing rapport with incarcerated adults presenting varying attitudes, educational levels, cultures, problematic backgrounds, and personal needs. Ability to: Learn, interpret, and apply the diverse methods, procedures, techniques and detailed rules and regulations of the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units, using independent judgment and initiative. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; prepare detailed records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with inmates and staff. Motivate correctional facility inmates, with limited incentives, to participate in constructive individual activities and in group activities requiring cooperation and teamwork. License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, is required by date of appointment. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Environmental Conditions: Under supervision and monitoring, this position may work inside jail facilities with inmates who have the potential to become verbally abusive or violent. May come in contact with members of the public who become angry or impatient. Regularly uses standard commercial equipment and materials including but not limited to computer hardware, software, peripherals, and audiovisual equipment, recreational equipment, library materials and equipment, and a transportation bus. Must be able to withstand pressure involved in meeting deadlines and the need to multitask different priorities and activities. Physical Requirements: Must possess overall, independent body mobility to stand, walk, stoop, bend, twist, and sit for prolonged periods of time, and walk on a regular basis as the work demands; vision sufficient to read fine print and computer screens; arm and manual dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive motion for various duties such as keyboarding, writing, filing, stapling, and using a calculator; ability to reach and grasp above the shoulder level; body strength sufficient to lift, carry files, operate machinery for videotapes and other audio-visual equipment that may weigh up to 40 lbs.; ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the phone, and while addressing large groups of people. Some positions will require the ability to operate tools and equipment, and/or to work while wearing safety equipment. Human Resources | Minimum Qualifications The Orange County Sheriff''s Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Sheriff's Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position, as applications will be screened to identify the most qualified candidates. StructuredOral PanelInterview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the Selection Procedures are completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in your application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Please contact Nereida Gutierrez of the Professional Standards Division/Recruiting Unit at (714) 834-5845 with any questions regarding this recruitment. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 25, 2020
Full Time
Sr. Head Cook Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments, shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and correctional facilities. RECRUITMENT / POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is open to the public and being held to establish an open eligible list to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. The established eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in this class, as well as lower-level classes within the same occupational series. The current vacancies are within the Orange County Sheriff's Department; however, the eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies or departments to fill their vacancies. THE COUNTY Orange County is a desirable place to live and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest county in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. Over the years, Orange County has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and services over 3,000,000 people who live within its 34 cities. Residents enjoy over 42 miles of pristine beaches, 3 harbors, vast wilderness parks, beautiful nature preserves, and 250 miles of riding and hiking trails. Orange County has top-rated attractions from Disneyland to several major professional sports teams, a wide range of cultural arts as well as some of the highest quality public and private schools in the nation. There is no doubt that Orange County is a great place to work, live, and play. These positions are utilized throughout the County. To read more about the different departments that utilize Sr. Head Cooks, please click on the links below: Click here for more information on Sheriff's Department. Click here for more information on Social Services Agency. Click here for more information on Probation Department. THE DEPARTMENT Orange County Sheriff's Food Services operates multiple kitchens, inmate dining halls, and warehouses. Food Services provides three nutritionally balanced meals daily to each inmate housed in the County's jail facilities. These meals must meet or exceed the requirements set forth by the California Board of Corrections, National Academy of Sciences Recommended Daily Allowances, and the California Daily Food Guide. Food Services also prepares special dietary meals ordered by Correctional Health Services for inmates with special dietary needs as well as religious diets and hot and cold meals including sack lunches for inmates scheduled for court, inmate work crews, and/or emergency operational issues. THE POSITION Supervises and coordinates the work of employees engaged in the preparation, cooking, and serving of food for a large population (regular, medical and religious meals) Writes and administer accurate performance evaluations Assists the Chief Cook in preparing menus and estimating food quantity requirements for a large institution Inspects food preparation areas to ensure sanitary procedures are being observed, adequate supplies are available, kitchen equipment is in operating order, and that personnel involved in food preparation and cooking are using the most efficient and effective methods and techniques Ensures high quality food preparation and meal service Coordinates the distribution of meals, ensuring meals are served timely and in an orderly manner Prepares records and reports concerning food preparation activities May assist Chief Cooks in the planning of kitchen activities May perform baking, cooking and other duties as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate would possess considerable: Experience working in the institutional food service industry (e.g. corrections, military, schools, hospital, airline feeding) Knowledge of various computer software programs, food service management information systems Experience in a food service supervisory/management position Familiarity with County, State, and Federal health and safety regulations related to food services Communicate both orally and in writing in the English language as to procedures, recipes, labels, and instructions for food preparation ServSafe certificate MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Thorough knowledge of: Practices, methods and equipment used in preparing, cooking, serving, and storing large quantities of food Menu planning, quantity ordering, and inventory control Principles of supervision Common weights and measures used in preparation and cooking of food Ability to: Supervise the preparation, cooking, and serving of large quantities of food, which may include special diets Coordinate cooking processes so that meals are prepared and served on time Supervise leadworkers engaged in seven-day-a-week food preparation and cooking activities Add, subtract, multiply, and divide up to five digit numbers, including fractions in some assignments Read and understand administrative procedures as well as recipes, labels, and instructions for food preparation Keep detailed records of food service activities and costs, and prepare written reports Education/Experience Considerable experience directing the preparation and cooking of food for a large number of persons, or any equivalent combination of education or experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. License Required Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. Click here to view the class spec/job description. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS A background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check, and educational verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcript) may be conducted. For positions with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and Probation Department, candidates must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of those departments. Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the hiring department. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the selection process. Physical Requirements Ability to: sit and/or stand for prolonged periods, climb stairs, bend, stoop, and reach in order to retrieve supplies stored above head level and on lower shelves of storage units; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; push, pull, and steer food carts; handle sensitive chemicals; speak and hear well enough to conduct telephone and face to face conversations; see well enough to read standard print on recipes and other printed documents and conduct inspections of work site; detect odors and other indicators of food spoilage or unclean conditions in the working area. Environmental Conditions Work in a correctional facility with adult inmates or juveniles who may become violent or abusive. Exposure to extremes in temperature (hot and cold). Frequent exposure to machinery, electrical appliances, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, sudden temperature changes, slippery surfaces, and noise/vibration, steam hot water and cramped areas. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Application Appraisal Panel |Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen all application materials and rate for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. (The information you provide will be used as a scoring device, so please be descriptive in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.) Qualification Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. (The panel of job knowledge experts is not granted access to the candidate's application prior to the panel interview; therefore, a candidate's responses to the structured questions should be thorough, detailed and complete.) Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ELIGIBLE LIST After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is on your application and only use one email account. Click here for tips to complete your application. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in your application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Paige West at (714) 834-5859 or email at pwest@ocsd.org. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
Information Technology Security Manager (Administrative Manager II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 3, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. This recruitment will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days and on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an eligible list. This list can be used to fill current and future Information Technology Security Manager (AM II) positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport is a modern, 20 gate, medium hub commercial and general aviation airport owned and operated by the County of Orange. We are located in a vibrant and economically viable area of Southern California and home to seven commercial airlines, two commuter operators, two all-cargo carriers, two full-service FBOs and over 500 general aviation aircraft. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for the repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements, and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. For more information click here John Wayne Airport For more information click here County of Orange AIRPORT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (OPERATIONS DIVISION) The Information Systems group, also known as the Information Technology (IT) group, is comprised of the Infrastructure and Service Teams. The Infrastructure Team provides support for network infrastructure (i.e. voice and data) while the Service Team is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Common Use Passenger Processing System (CUPPS) as well as providing all end-user support for JWA administrative staff and systems. The IT group provides consulting services to all Airport divisions using computer-based systems and recommends technologies enhancing and complementing current existing systems. Additionally, IT manages a variety of vendor contracts for services. THE OPPORTUNITY The Information Technology Security Manager will assist with the maintenance of various technology disciplines and experiences including the designing of security architecture for networks, platforms, and applications. The incumbent will also provide input into the strategic, tactical, and IToperations plans to help to determine emerging IT security direction, policy, standards, and objectives for county-wide and agency-specific IT architecture. The incumbent will also assist in the development of new sub-policies supporting the county-wide Cyber Security policy and program, the development of the procedures supporting the new sub-policies, and the development of the tools used to support the new procedures. They will also lead departmental audits, such as PCI DSS and Cyber Security controls, with providing direct support to departmental team members and propose efforts to meet customer business needs. They will participate in IT projects and recommend security strategies for application design and deployment. The Information Technology Security Manager identifies IT security requirements, assesses the current status of security technologies, and other duties as needed. While this position does not typically have supervisory responsibilities, periodically, the incumbent will be required to fill in for, and perform the duties of, the IT Manager when they are unavailable. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Candidate should have at least five (5) years of experiencewith IT security-related processes, policies, and procedures which include but are not limited to: Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), data and system integrity control, security audit and event management, analyzing and providing direct end-user support, and operational security controls. A Bachelor's degreeor higher in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required experience. CORE COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will demonstrate job knowledge and related experience in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Updated knowledge of the IT security industry and emerging technologies. Wireless, network, and internet security. Operational security controls. Security audit and event management. Formal audit program PCI DSS reporting ANALYSIS/PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to identify IT security requirements and recommend feasible solutions. Demonstrates the ability to perform technical analysis and research. Develop new IT security improvements while complying with policies, standards, and objectives. Gathers, analyzes and applies information skillfully COMMUNICATION Develop and document information to compose report updates. Ability to communicate a comprehensive analysis of information in the disciplines of IT security. Understanding and meeting the needs of varied departmental team members. Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely based on the audience's needs. SUPERVISION Motivates performance to achieve County and/or departmental goals Sets direction to meet business objectives Provides honest, timely feedback about performance Within the scope of business limitations, provides resources and support to ensure key strategies and results are achieved Clarifies performance expectations (e.g., roles, responsibilities, standards, and goals) collaboratively with others MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS | EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Please click here toview the minimum qualifications, physical & mental requirements, and environmental & working conditions for this classification. LICENSE REQUIRED The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Airport Access Badgewith an Airport Driving Endorsement within ten (10) days of employment. AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must clear background check which includes a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Security Threat Assessment (STA). RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirablequalifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and/or desirablequalifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for highly desirable qualifications most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants meeting the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) (Refer/Non-Refer): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Structured Oral Interview (SOI) Oral Exam | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for current and future vacancies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact James Ritchie at (949) 252-5177 or at j ritchie@ocair.com. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
Apr 10, 2020
Full Time
NURSE PRACTITIONER II - PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021- 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above , based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. This recruitment is being held to establish an Open eligible list to fill current and futureNurse Practitioner IIvacancies withinthe Health Care Agency until the next recruitment. Thislist may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE AGENCY The County of Orange, Health CareAgency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE DEPARTMENT The Public Health Services (PHS) is a nationally accredited health department that monitors the incidence of disease and injury in the community and develops and applies preventative strategies to maintain and improve the health of the public. THE PROGRAM Family Health Clinic consists of the following services: Child Health : Child Health offers physical exams to eligible infants, children, and adolescents including treatment for minor illnesses. Family Planning : Family Planning Services are provided for eligible women and men to address their reproductive health needs (initiation and management of most methods of contraception, preventive services to maintain reproductive health, individual reproductive health education, and counseling). Immunizations : Immunizations are available for eligible infants, children, and adolescents. Seasonal Influenza (Flu) vaccine is available to eligible County residents. Immunizations for adults and travelers are available on a fee for service basis. THEOPPORTUNITY Operating under standardized protocols and at the direction of physicians and medical directors, the Nurse Practitioner II provides culturally sensitive, medically indicated care including assessments, physical exams, diagnostic and medical management, and case management. The Nurse Practitioner II also supports other program activities in community based ambulatory care clinics and on-site Public Health programs. The position provides services during the normal business days (Monday through Friday). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES Theideal candidate will have Board Certification as aFamily Nurse Practitioner and Master's Degree in Nursing or clinical field related to nursing. The ideal candidate will also have at leasttwo (2)year of experience workingas aFamilyNurse Practitioner providing preventive health services and acute care to an underserved population. Bilingual skill in Spanishis highly desirable for this position. In addition, the ideal candidate will have knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas: Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Knowledge of techniques and procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of an individual's physical and mental health problems. Knowledge of the principles of health maintenance and communicable disease prevention and management. Knowledge of drugs commonly used in family practice or clinical specialty including appropriate doses, indications, contraindications, side effects and adverse reactions. Knowledge of normal and abnormal values of laboratory tests and their clinical significance. Knowledge of normal growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nutrition, counseling and health education principles. Knowledge of health care delivery systems, community resources and referral systems. Knowledge of ethics and laws under which medicine is practiced and governed and roles and responsibilities of allied health professions. Quality of Care | Customer Service Delivering high quality client-centered care and services to a diverse population of patients Advocating for clients and demonstrating knowledge of resources to refer/link clients to specialty care and other services. Problem Solving and Analysis | Decision Making Using continuous improvement tools to solve problems Identifying areas of improvement and recommending solutions to improve quality Making appropriate decisions when caring for patients and families Ability to pay close attention to detail in completing progress notes and clinic visit records Communication Skills Presenting information effectively and clearly in both oral and written forms of communication Communicating effectively with families, staff, and medical professionals Navigating sensitive subject matter related to sexual activity Communicating information with tact and diplomacy Using technology to facilitate communication effectively Interpersonal Skills | Relationship Building Collaborating with people from all cultures, socio-economic levels, ethnic background, and others Working collaboratively with clients and staff with a positive attitude Functioning independently and in accordance with established protocols Establishing and maintaining beneficial working relationships with peers, colleagues, and communicates care plans with health team members MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, Environmental and Working Conditions for Nurse Practitioner II. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview(Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Evelyn Zhaoat (714) 834-4144 orezhao@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
PHYSICIAN II Correctional Health Services In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basisuntil the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsand may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust reapply to receive further consideration. This recruitment is being held to establish an Open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within the Health Care Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised ofsix service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination,Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (ACHS) Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Physicianwill be the primary care provider to serve some of the most under-served patients in Orange County in a challenging environment. Physicians will provide all urgent and chronic care to the adult population of Orange County Jails including women's health and prenatal care toobstetric (OB)patients.Physicians must beskilled at making good clinical judgments based on physical diagnosis and perform a wide range of office based, outpatient procedures such as: femoral venipuncture's, skin biopsies, sutures, ingrown nail removals, incision and drainage, pap smears, colonoscopy, etc. Additionally, the Physicianwill provide clinical supervision and oversight of four (4) Nurse Practitioners (NP). Must possess a valid Drug Addiction Treatment Act (DATA)waiver for Buprenorphineby date hire date. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have one (1) or more years of experience working in triage/urgent care, mental health, or correctional medicine type of setting. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge of: Knowledge of current policies, practices, and trends as it relates to Correctional Health Providing medical and mental health services effectively whilepromoting patient safety and improving patient care practices Performing comprehensive physical examinations and ordering appropriate diagnostic studies Understanding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines and legal liabilities Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite andelectronic medical record systems (e.g. EHR system) Leadership and Supervision Collaboration: Supervising, directing and consulting clinical staff and maintaining team objectives and standards Training and developing staff to ensure they understand and follow proper procedures and protocols Compassion and Composure: Diagnosing, treating and controlling diseases in asensitive manner Demonstrating resilience and positivity in a challenging environment Responding and relating well to supervisor by being open to work performance feedback Demonstrating empathy and genuinely caring about incarcerated clients Critical Thinking and Safety: Usinginitiative and sound judgment in performing medical diagnostic and treatment services Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable clients Communication andCollaboration: Providing accurate medical records and reports Verbally deescalate violent, aggressive or destructive behavior safely and effectively, while giving care to clients Providing and relaying important medical related messages with members of the health care team and other Agencies efficiently both verbally and in writing Using diplomacy when dealing with challenging situations and/or people Fostering a collaborative approach withhealth care staff and Sheriff's Department administration to promote quality healthcare delivery to inmates SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must NOT have felony convictions or be on any form of probation Candidates are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Completing a Personal History Form, interviewing with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential EvaluationServices (N.A.C.E.S.)) The Correctional facilitiesare a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation,incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings, night shifts and holidays MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Physician II minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environment and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Lynda Hurtado at (714) 834-3723 or lhurtado@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Senior Materials Testing Technician In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021- 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Sr. Materials Testing Technician positions within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Materials Testing Technician series. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will remain open for a minimum of five business days and remain open until the needs of the department are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. THE OPPORTUNITY The OC Public Works Materials Lab has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Materials Testing Technician to plan, coordinateand conduct laboratory and field testing, sampling, and inspection of construction materials using a variety of testing equipment. Individuals in this position assign workload to subordinate staff and perform the most difficult and complex materials testing in accordance with the Caltrans Testing Method and/or American Society for Testing and Materials testing procedures. This position ensures that quality materials are incorporated into flood, road and other infrastructure projects throughout the County of Orange. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates are motivated, problem-solving, self-starting individuals with 3 years of advanced, varied and responsible engineering and/or materials testing experience who are willing to take on new and challenging assignments. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Extensive knowledge ofadvanced materials inspection techniques. Hands-on experience in a wide variety of construction materials testing, including concrete, asphalt, soil, aggregate and other construction materials. Familiarity with laboratory database programs. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite programs. Knowledge of mathematicalcalculations related to materials testing, including basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry. PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS Ability to detect field problems and take effective corrective action. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Use efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills. Be thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail. Demonstrate excellent judgment skills. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely to communicate information and assignments. Comprehend written technical material and concepts. Ability to communicate diplomatically when personnel or other issues arise. Effectively discuss assignments given to subordinate staff so that there is a clear understanding of the work required. Produce reports and maintain accurate records. Maintaineffective working relationships with peers, managers, contractors, and stakeholders. LEADERSHIP SKILLS Understand and apply the principles of supervision including techniques to lead, coach, train and develop subordinate staff. Ability to fostera team atmosphere and reward collaboration. Ability to effectively motivate others to promote productivity and efficiency. Ability to evaluate subordinate staff and identify performance issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Senior Materials Testing Technician . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview |SOI (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Freddy Jimenez at 714-480-2863 or by email at Freddy.Jimenez@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER (Administrative Manager II) Correctional Health Services This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and futureAdministrative Manager IIpositions within Health Care Agency,Correctional Health Servicesuntil the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. CORRECTIONALHEALTH SERVICES Adult Correctional Health Services provides medical, mental health, dental, nursing, health education and pharmaceutical services to all adult inmates. Mental health servicesinclude 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication management, and discharge planning with linkage to post-custody servicesinall of the County's five correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. THE OPPORTUNITY Reporting to the Correctional Health Services (CHS)Chief of Operations, the Mental HealthProgram Manageris responsible for ongoing operational program needs, stakeholder collaboration, quality management and daily operations. This position will work closely with the CHS Medical Director and other CHS department managers to ensure cohesive collaboration for integrated healthcare services that address the whole patient. The Mental Health Program Manager manages the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program (JCRP),the designated Lantermann-Petris-Short (LPS) unit for patients with acute psychiatric conditions, andother mental health careareas comprised of various levels of acuityby providingservicesto all five County jails. In addition, the incumbent will be doing the following: Responsible for ensuring Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) compliance with local, state, federal and court mandated requirements Managesthe LPS Unit Manages multidisciplinary staff and clearly communicates expectations, delegates work appropriately, and uses accountability measures fairly Develops and evaluates new programs to address current and emerging needs of the clients Ensures appropriate mental health staffing levels to deliver required services Leads multi-disciplinary staff groups in planning, evaluating and problem solving Participation and collaboration in creation or revision of the CHS policies and procedures and quality management related projects Ensures regulatory compliance with various third-party entities applicable to correctional institutions Maintains fiscal awareness and collaboration in budgetary decisions (staffing and productivity, supply expenditures, etc.) Works collaboratively with Behavioral Health Services andstakeholders to implement county goals Negotiates, monitors and evaluates related service contracts Collaborates with health care staff, Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) administration andBehavioral Health Servicesto promote quality mental health caredelivery to inmates Represents CHS with theOCSD office, the Courts, State, other County and Agency officials, community stakeholders as well as with inmate families Works collaboratively with Human Resource Services for training, performance evaluations, addressing performance issues, hiring and retention of Mental Health staff DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possessthree (3)years of progressivemanagement experience planning, organizing, directing mental health operations within a correctional institution, a licensed or certified health facility, an accredited health care services program and/or a large public agency. Valid registration as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) or Registered Nurse (RN) may be desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will also possessive extensive experience in the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Operations Applying Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Adult Facilities, LPS laws, California Code of Regulations (CCR), Department of Justice (DOJ), Orange County Grand Jury, Board of State and Community Corrections, and other local, State and Federal standards as it relates to Mental Health Care in a correctional health setting Understanding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines and legal liabilities Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, and rules pertaining to Mental HealthCare operations Establishing and implementing organizational policies and procedures, fiscal management and controls, and personnel administration Performing Mental Health Care functions Understands the correctional health care industry including current issues, challenges, trends and is able to use that knowledge to further CHS's goals Understanding and utilizing Microsoft Suite and/or comparable programs as well as Electronic Health records (EHR) Leadership | Managerial Skills Supervisingmultidisciplinary staff as well as partnering with Human Resource Services on recruiting, employee relations and other personnel issues Training, directing, and evaluating subordinate staff and maintaining team objectives and standards Creating and maintaining functional work unit and creating a vision for the team Understanding the dynamics of team formation and maintenance Collaboration | Effective Communication Skills Developing and delivering effective written and verbal communication with various audiences, i.e. Board of Supervisors, executive management, Courts, District Attorney (DA), Police Department and other public entities Fostering a collaborative approach across all service areas as well as contract agencies, OCSD, DOJ and other stakeholders to support compliance and quality improvement efforts Interpersonal Skills | Problem Solving Providing information necessary for decision making and engaging all levels of participants in contributing to the process Compiling information and alternatives to illuminate problems or issues involving others as appropriate and gathering information from a variety of sources Conveying a sense of urgency tomake a decision asneeded and respectingthe need to balance short and long-term goals Strategic Thinking | Analytical Analyzing problems and proposing solutions while dealing with changing priorities Identifying and resolving issues and problems through good judgment and decision making utilizing technical expertise Understanding the factors influencing strategy within a bureaucracy which can include stakeholders, partnerships, resource limitations, community needs and successfully navigating associated challenges SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment and must maintain Sheriff's Department or Probation Department security clearance for the facilities where they work Applicants must NOT havefelony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes: completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24-hour, 7-day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays if needed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications forAdministrative Manager IIclassification as well as the Physical and Mental Requirements and Environmental Conditions . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview | SOI(Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Vanessa Rosas at (714) 480-2867 or Vanessa.Rosas@occr.ocgov.com. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 21, 2020
Full Time
Surveyor II (Office) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021- 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future openings for Surveyor II positions within OC Public Works. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series and other County of Orange agencies. CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT This recruitment will be conducted on a continuous basis or until the needs of the County are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job bulletin may close at any time. OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Click here for more information about OC Public Works. To learn more about the County of Orange, click here . THE OPPORTUNITY This Surveyor II positionperforms complex surveying tasks including map preparation, boundary analysis, researching historical and official records, and providing resolution to boundary issues and discrepancies. The position is assigned to the Boundary Analysis & Mapping unit within the OC Survey Field Office. Surveyor II's assist in transforming the data collected by our field crews into deliverable products for our many clients and stakeholders. While this position is assigned to the OC Survey field office, the majority of the work takes place within an office setting. DESIRABLE CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Extensive experience and knowledge in surveying practices and techniques. Knowledge of principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations regarding mapping and surveying practices (such as the Professional Land Surveyors Act) and boundary locations. Reading and interpreting civil engineering plans, maps, specifications, legal descriptions, survey field data and survey records. Perform difficult mathematical calculations and make precise surveying measurements. Use and application of surveying-related software, including but not limited to AutoCAD, GIS programs and others. ANALYSIS & PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to perform difficult and complex survey calculations and precise surveying measurements. Perform data analysis using the principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry. COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineers, outside agencies, contractors, and other surveyors. Ability to convey findings to others, including co-workers and managers in a clear and concise manner. Ability to compose and prepare technical reports and correspondence. Provide guidance to junior level staff including Surveyor I's. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Surveyor II . REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Written Exam : Candidates will be required to take a proctored written exam consisting of job-related multiple-choice questions. Only the most successful candidates will move on to the next assessment. Structured Oral Interview : Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Zachary Gutierrez at (714) 667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2020
Full Time
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.50% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.86% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.50% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 0.64% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thisrecruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list and will be used to fill immediate and future Equipment Operator positions. First Round of Consideration : Friday, April3rd, 2020 at 11:59 PM (PST). Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. Please click here for more information on the County of Orange. OC OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OC Operations and Maintenance is a section of OC Public Works whose goal is to serve the citizens of Orange County by providing a safe environment and enhanced quality of life through improvements to and maintenance of public infrastructure. Operations and Maintenance provides a wide range of planning, design, project management, construction and maintenance services to Orange County's unincorporated areas, 380 miles of flood control channels, 4 dams, 8 pumping stations, 320 road miles, and other infrastructure. O&M provides public works services for the contracted cities of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Dana Point, and the Foothill/Eastern and San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agencies. O&M also plays a crucial role in responding to the needs of the public in the aftermath of devastating fire and storm events and other general emergencies. An employee within this classification may be designated as a "key responder" and as such shall be required to respond to non-normal working hour emergency operational condition. Click here for more information about OC Operations and Maintenance THE OPPORTUNITY The Equipment Operator will be responsible for hauling a variety of materials such as rock, base, and dirt in support of flood channels and road maintenance. The incumbent will operate trucks up to and including 10 wheel haul trucks used in hauling a variety of material; operate water trucks, sweeper trucks, and other light equipment used in the maintenance of roads, channels, parks, and beaches; may lead crews of various sizes to accomplish projects; and performs other duties as required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidates will possess at least one (1) year of experience working in the public sectorin a related position or at least two (2) years of work experienceoutside of the public sectorwhich demonstrates the possession of the required knowledge and abilities listed in the classification specifications and the following competencies: Technical Expertise Knowledgeable of the appropriate use of equipment and materials, traffic control, traffic safety regulations, utility protection, and construction-related skills Uses knowledge and judgment in applying appropriate methods and techniques to ensure speed, quality, and consistency in work objectives Has a clear understanding of on-the-job knowledge and skills relating to construction and/or related fields Safety Knowledge Ensures safe work practices associated with the appropriate use of equipment and materials, traffic control, traffic safety regulations, utility protection, and construction site safety Recognizes potential hazards in the workplace and sees that they are addressed Knowledgeable of Public Works, State, and Federal safety regulations including reporting requirements Communication Accurately and concisely exchanges information with others, both orally and in writing Effectively follows written and oral instruction and is able to take instructions from others Actively listens to others for full understanding of what is being communicated Comprehends and interprets technical material related to the position REQUIREDLICENSE Possession of a valid California Drivers License, Class A with both tanker and combination vehicle endorsements is required by date of appointment and while employed in this series. Please attach a copy of license or permit when applying. In accordance with the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, incumbents will be subject to random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol testing. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Stamina to work outdoors in varied climates and exposed weather including extreme heat, cold, and wind, noise, pollens, and dust; visual abilities including close vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to focus, and to drive vehicles requiring a Class A license; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person, in the field. Environmental Conditions May include standing for hours, climbing channel slopes, setting grade stakes, shoveling mud, digging, or sweeping; upper body strength to lift/push/pull/carry up to 75 pound objects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION Click here to view the complete classification description for Equipment Operator. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resources Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify the qualified candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications. Only those applications that demonstrate the qualifications needed to successfully perform the duties listed will be referred to the next step. NOTE : All applicants should check their e-mails on a daily basis, in order to ensure that they do not miss any e-mail notifications from the County of Orange regarding scheduling appointments or notifications. Performance Examination | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be required to demonstrate the ability to safely operate a variety of heavy and light construction equipment in a variety of situations, and may be required to perform other job-related tasks. IMPORTANT: At the time of the performance test all applicants will be required to show proof of a valid California Driver Class A License or Permit. Failure to provide this information will result in immediate disqualification in the competition Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact RosalindaRecendezat (714) 667-9750 or Rosalinda.Recendez@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANI (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist I) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and futureBehavioral Health Clinician Ipositions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsand may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas (Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Services) which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment night, weekend and holidayshifts may be required. TheBehavioral Health ClinicianI may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable, especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence-based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook CPR certification (applies only for Correctional Health Services) Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment Communication l Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other County agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsfor Behavioral Health Clinician I. Please note that a valid Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)numberissued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a validACSW, APCC or AMFTwill be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an APCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Assessment | Weighted (100%) In order to assess for the competencies necessary for successful job performance such as deductive reasoning, critical thinking, decision making, work style preferences, etc., candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online examination. The most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Raymond Mendozaat RaMendoza@ochca.comor (714) 834-6755. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANII (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Clinician II positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) months and may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas (Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Services) which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment night, weekend and holidayshifts may be required. TheBehavioral Health ClinicianII may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements May serve as a clinical lead for employees in the Behavioral Health Clinician I class DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable, especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence-based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook CPR certification (applies only for Correctional Health Services) Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment Communication l Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other County agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsof Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an LPCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. SELECTION PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of the job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, modification to the selection procedures listed above may occur. If changes in the selection procedures should occur, all candidates will receive notification via e-mail. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION E-mail Notification E-mailis the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Raymond Mendozaat 714-834-6755 or RaMendoza@ochca.com. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANII Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and futureBehavioral Health Clinician IIpositions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsand may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust reapply to receive further consideration. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency , Correctional HealthServices is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Cliniciansin the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program within Correctional Health Services (CHS) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning. THE PROGRAM: The County of Orangehas adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and reduce recidivism. The CHS Jail to Community Re-entry Program (JCRP), a collaboration between Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and CHS, uses a comprehensive "In Reach" approach to service delivery in the provision of discharge planning and re-entry linkage services to inmates with mental illness at all five County jail facilities in Orange County. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health ClinicianII will include but are not limited to: Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients current level of functioning, symptoms, behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Assessing inmates clinical, social needs and public safety risk byutilizing valid and reliable screening tools early in booking/intake process to identify Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) criminogenic factors to target specific inmate population effectively and developing tailored discharge plans Performing diagnostic clinical mental health and substance use evaluations byidentifying severity of psychiatric impairments, psychosocial history including family, social support and community needs-housing, education, financial/employment and transportation Linking the target population to a continuum of treatment and supportive services upon release, including but not limited to counseling, medication support, housing, and transportation Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; and conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with BHS agencies,Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS), Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals in order to match clients level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervisions and treatment Other work as assigned Some positions may offer offsite office location. For detailed information on CHS click here . DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have case management experience,should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Software proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the client's overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community. Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbentsmust NOT havefelony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsfor Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with anLPCCnumber, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of the job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contactLynda Hurtadoat lhurtado@ochca.com or (714) 834-3723. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Behavioral Health Nurse In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public it will be posted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain posted on a continuous basis until the needs of the Agency are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Deadline for first round of consideration is: Thursday August 25, 2016 @ 11:59pm . This recruitment will establish an open eligible list and will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Nurse positions throughout the County of Orange. However, the immediate vacancies are in the Behavioral Health Services Division. As future vacancies occur throughout the County of Orange, candidates referred to the eligible list will be contacted. This list may also be used to fill positions at lower level within this occupational series. HEALTH CARE AGENCY County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas, which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. The service areas include: Children, Youth, and Prevention Services Adult and Older Adult Services Authority and Quality Improvement Services Prevention and Intervention (P&I) THE OPPORTUNITY Health Care Agency is recruiting for Behavioral Health Nurses to maintain program compliance with State regulations, primary care physician linkage, metabolic monitoring, medication services, crisis intervention, and medical consultation for all consumers in the programs. Current openings are in the following programs: Adult and Older Adult Behavior Health (AOABH) Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess at least four (4) years or more of experience as a Registered Nurse working and evaluating individuals in a psychiatric setting including those who are at high risk of being a danger to themselves and/or the community, gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder, have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder,or have related health care issues. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Professional Experience Providing interventions and supportive services to individuals as a method of recovery Understanding, knowledge, and awareness of issues pertaining to the mentally ill population Handling and conducting crisis intervention including triage concerns Evaluating clients effectively for involuntary hospitalization Identifying risk factors contributing to the mental health problems within client population Communication Skills Communicating effectively with law enforcement, schools, families, social services, hospitals, and private citizens Making presentations and facilitating group discussions with clients for the purpose of outreach, partnership, and advocacy Responding promptly to all community calls for information about the program and services Ensuring accurate, efficient, and effective communication both orally and in writing that meets state, federal, local, and agency rules and regulations Handling high profile and sensitive request from the community with professional diplomacy and skill Collaborative Skills | Interpersonal Skills Working closely and effectively with a small multidisciplinary team to manage (triage) mental health services. Having the ability to work well independently and as part of a team Judgement | Decision Making Exercising good judgment, thinking quickly, and making sound decisions to prevent injury/loss of life, public relations issues, and agency liability Acting with an appropriate sense of urgency Prioritizing triages request and determining appropriate response to mentally ill clients as it relates to the seriousness of their condition Safety | Security Developing and implementing safety plans to ensure safety of individuals within the facility/clinic ad community Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while giving care to mentally ill clients MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications, environmental conditions, and physical chracteristics for the Behavioral Health Nurse Classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Examinations (Weighted 100%) Candidates whose experience and education appear to best meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in an examination(s) covering job-related items. Only the candidates who receive the highest score on the assessment(s) will be referred to the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Raymond Mendoza at (714) 834-6755 or RaMendoza@ochca.com. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESEARCH ANALYST (Research Analyst IV) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Research Analyst IVvacanciesin the Health Care Agency, Behavioral Health Services. Thislist may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) provides a culturally competent and participant-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITIES The eligible list will be used to fill the immediate needs of the following areas, however, this list may also be used to fill any future vacancies within BHS. Authority &Quality Improvement Services (AQIS) participates in a variety of quality improvement and compliance activities across all divisions of BHS, including Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Behavioral Health Services. Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health (AOABH) provides mental health services and substance abuse recovery services which emphasize adult and older adult needs, strengths, choices, and involvement in service planning and implementation. Children, Youth & Prevention Behavioral Health (CYPBH) - provides mental health and substance abuse recovery services which emphasize child and family needs, strengths, choices, and involvement in service planning and implementation. The division provides prevention and early intervention programs designed to prevent mental illness from becoming severe and disabling and improve timely access to services for individuals of all ages; community education, training and stigma reduction programs; as well as innovative projects designed to evaluate the effectiveness of new/changed practices in mental health. Under the general direction of a Senior Research Analyst, the Research Analyst IV will be responsible for the following: Designing and conducting program evaluation and/or performance improvement projects Synthesizing and interpreting mental health and substance use disorder data, and recommending intervention, policies and strategies to address data findings Reviewing and summarizing scientific literature and policies Preparing statistical reports and presentations Developing, monitoring and maintaining data collection systems (for some positions) Extracting, manipulating and analyzing large datasets related to the performance outcomes of BHS in order to produce statistical analyses that drive clinical program and operations decisions and performance impacting BHS Using advanced statistical data mining techniques to uncover patterns in the data that will improve performance, provide recommendations for program improvement, and quantitatively monitor future impact of clinical program improvement initiatives Using Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software to perform thematic mapping and spatial analyses (for some positions) Communicating technical regulations and reporting requirements to audiences with varying levels of understanding Providing technical expertise to help guide BHS research initiatives Acting as a liaison and consultant to both internal and external customers in the community and providing recommendations for program improvement based on the results of the analyses and existing program knowledge Working with local and state governing entities, contracted providers, community stakeholders, agency managers, and consumers. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS &CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have: a completed Doctorate or Master's Degree in a behavioral health or social sciences field (i.e. Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Biostatistics or similar field); a minimum of 1 year of post-Master's Degree experience implementing clinical research/program evaluation projects with a focus on behavioral health topics (e.g., depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, etc.); and a minimum of three (3) years of experience utilizing statistical analysis software such as SPSS and/or SAS. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the at least one (1) year of experience utilizing advanced statistical analysis methods (e.g., predictive analytics), managing large and complex datasets, and utilizing computer programming techniques, such as VBA and SQL, to manage data. The successful candidate will also possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge/ Experience Familiarity withcommunity behavioral health care delivery systems, and behavioral health disciplines, terminology, principles and practices Thorough knowledge of and experience with developing research studies/program evaluation projects in an applied setting Experience applying advanced statistical analysis procedures (e.g. inferential statistics, regression analysis), and organizing statistical information into reports, tables, charts, and graphs. Knowledge of statistical software programs (e.g. SAS, SPSS) Experience working with/querying complex data collection/management systems, including understanding and utilizing computer programming and processing methods to generate, organize, and display a variety of complex research data Experience analyzing, interpreting and reporting program/participant data for various audiences Experience with technical report writing and/or scientific manuscript writing Experience conducting comprehensive literature reviews to support research Familiarity with the principles of reliability and validity for developing and/or evaluating assessments/questionnaires Using research methods in community settings and adapting or tailoring methods for application in clinics, schools, homes or other settings (for some positions) Understanding regulations and applying the regulations to program implementation and data/outcome reporting Experience working and collaborating with staff members, managers, stakeholders, and other agencies/community organizations Communication Skills Organizing and delivering public presentations that effectively inform or persuade diverse audiences Summarizing and presenting complex statistical information to management and/or "technical and non-technical" audience both verbally and in written form Using professional communication skills to facilitate meetings and trainings with internal and external stakeholders Writing clearly and concisely and demonstrate proofreading and editing skills, composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents Interpersonal Skills Building (or Establishing) and maintaining productive relationships with various levels of management, peers, staff and community partners Identifying with the larger organizational team and the role required, sharing resources, responding to requests from other parts of the organization, and supporting the agency's agenda. Leadership Skills Lead a project independently or with team members Work independently with minimal assistance from supervisor Assist with training new Research Analysts Provide mentorship to support staff and new team members MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Research Analyst IV and details of this classification. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, fine print, various handwritings and view a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; independent body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend routinely to perform daily tasks; ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard/mouse and use other office equipment such as a stapler, telephone and photocopy machine. Mental Requirements Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. Environmental Conditions Ability to work in an office environment with changing priorities, deadlines and multiple assignments concurrently. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening {Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job . Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Performance Exam (Refer/Non-Refer) Candidates will be evaluated on a job related computer simulation. Only the most successful candidates will be referred to the Structured Oral Interview. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Thai Do at 714-834-2598 or TDo@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and will establish an Open Eligible list to fill current Clinical Psychologist II positions. The immediate vacancy is in the Children & Youth Behavioral Health division.This recruitment may also be used to fill similar and/or lower level positions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment will be open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Health Care Agency (HCA) currently has openings in the Children and Youth Behavioral Health (CYBH) Program. TheClinical Psychologist position provides a variety of direct client care opportunities to serve Orange County children, youth, transitional age youth, and their families impacted by mental illness and substance use disorders. This position will collaborate with a team of professionals both within the HCA, and with other County agencies with whom CYBH partners to ensure comprehensive care is provided. CYBH has three major areas of service: the regional outpatient clinics, the programs serving youth in the Juvenile Justice or Child Welfare systems, and 24/7 crisis services. CYBH strives to provide high quality, evidence based services in a system that addresses the specific and unique needs of the individual and their support systems. Those served by CYBH come from a variety of cultures and diverse backgrounds. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual speakers are highly desired. In order to be considered for this position, you must include your curriculum vitae and transcripts in the attachments portion of the application. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas below: Technical Knowledge and Experience Conducting and administering psychological tests and assessments, conducting screenings, gathering, evaluating and interpreting psychological testing data for the purpose of diagnosing and treating individuals living with mental illness and substance use disorders for some programs Applying latest trends and evidence-based psychological treatment and assessment protocols for mental health and substance use disorders Assessing for safety risks, identifying trauma reactivity and de-escalating high risk behaviors Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Collaboration/Relationship Building Presenting new knowledge and trainings to team and collaborative partners consistent with clinical work and client care Identifying and providing linkage and appropriate resources to individuals Collaborating with community partners to ensure timely care for those with immediate needs Working with children, youth, transitional age youth, and families Communication Documenting services provided to participants in a manner that meets the CA Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) requirements (standards) for Medi-Cal billing and reimbursement Preparing court documents and reports may be required for some programs Communicating accurately to convey both substance and intent, and adeptly communicating sensitive matters Presenting ideas and complex material clearly, concisely, logically, and persuasively both in person and in writing Preparing testimony and testifying in bench and jury trials may be required for some programs MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for information regarding the minimum qualifications for the Clinical Psychologist II, including Physical and Mental Requirements and Environmental and Working Conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, those who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to an Online Assessment. Online Assessment | Technical Skills Assessment (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a series of online examinations related to the essential job functions. The most successful candidates will be places on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding the Clinical Psychologist II, please contact the recruiter, Raymond Mendozaat RaMendoza@ochca.com or (714) 834-6755. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II Correctional Health Services In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiablewithin the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Clinical Psychologist II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide comprehensive diagnostic clinical mental health evaluations and participate in a psychotherapeutic program for the severely and persistently mentally ill clients within the Orange County Jail system. The Correctional Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The CHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. For detailed information on Correctional Health Services click here. Responsibilities of the Clinical Psychologist II position will include but are not limited to: Assess clients for current level of functioning and psychiatric history Provide psychotherapeutic interventions for individuals and groups with a wide range of psychological and substance abuse disorders Select, administer, score and interpret a wide variety of objective and projective tests (i.e. intelligence, personality, cognitive, aptitude and behavioral) Conduct psychological research and analyze statistical data in relation to ACHS program outcomes Participate actively in mental health quality management team to assist ACHS in program evaluation; streamlining processes and outcomes for increased effectiveness and efficiency Participate and provide mental health training seminars/presentation and in services didactic learning and training Assist in complex case analysis and provide guidance to other clinical staff regarding appropriate psychological evidence-based practices Provide clinical supervision to Clinical Psychologist I, Doctorate Practicum Students and Interns from contracted agencies with HCA Volunteer Services DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, forensic psychology or counseling psychology and demonstrates four (4) or more years of post-licensure experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following competencies below: Technical Expertise and Knowledge of: Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Adult Facilities (California Code of Regulations - CCR), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Board of State and Community Corrections, and other local, State and Federal standards as it relates to correctional setting Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act laws and the application of its associated mandates Possession of a valid CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - AHA healthcare provider card is highly desirable Jail security policies and willingness to seek consultation with supervisor if uncertain HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Conducting psychological testing and assessments for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment and prognoses of mentally ill clients Gathering, evaluating and interpreting psychological and statistical data Administering discharge planning and providing case management for the mentally ill and substance abusing clients Having expertise in mental health and substance use diagnoses, symptoms and behaviors Applying current evidence-based practices to treat mentally ill clients and to reduce relapse and recidivism Administering latest trends and evidence-based psychological treatment and assessment protocols Conducting psychological interventions that promote health and wellness to clients served Some knowledge or exposure to the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Analysis, Critical Thinking and Initiative: Working independently in a regulatory capacity and maintaining a high level of confidentiality Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Making appropriate and effective decisions impacting clients healthcare Responding efficiently to mental health emergencies throughout all jail Demonstrating a calm demeanor and providing care to client in relation to their level of psychological functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Evaluating and assessing situations and establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients (i.e. setting limits) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the clients overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) Making sound decisions/judgment or taking effective actions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County and/or personally and any public relations issues Communication and Collaboration: Bilingual in Spanish (highly desirable) Demonstrating effective communication both orally and in writing Using effective interviewing skills and techniques with clients Communicating clearly and thoroughly in discussing clinical cases and/or decisions to other healthcare staff and to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care and linking client to the appropriate level of care Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care according to client's level of psychological functioning Working effectively with law enforcement personnel within the facility, police agencies from the community, clients families, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Probation, Public Health Services, and hospitals Interpersonal, Flexibility, and Safety: Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handling stress Being flexible and reliable to perform daily responsibilities and urgent needs of the CHS Department on a 24/7 basis Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside and outside the jail facility Providing compassionate care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment. Incumbents must maintain Sheriff's Department or Probation Department security clearance for the facilities where they work. Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes: completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Clinical Psychologist II minimum qualifications, click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated youth, who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institutions are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a no hostage policy for the Orange County Jail. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact LyndaHurtado at (714) 834-3723 or lhurtado@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE II (Crisis Stabilization Unit) Night Shift (12:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.) SALARY INFORMATION Comprehensive Care Nurse II |$44.56 - $56.88 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiablewithin the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse II positions within the Health Care Agency. The current opportunity is in Crisis Stabilization Unit within Behavioral Health Services. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately for first consideration. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsand be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust reapply to receive further consideration. First Round of Consideration will be on: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, an executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (BHS) The Behavioral Health Services provides a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE PROGRAM The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) provides emergency psychiatric evaluation and crisis stabilization to adults ages 18 and older on a 24-hour, 7-day per-week basis. Crisis stabilization includes crisis intervention, medication administration, consultation with significant others and outpatient providers, and linkage and/or referral to follow-up care and community resources. THE OPPORTUNITY The Comprehensive Care Nurse II in Health Care Agency's Crisis Stabilization Unit provides crisis intervention and crisis stabilization for persons experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Under general direction from the Senior Comprehensive Care Nurse, the CSU Comprehensive Care Nurse will be responsible for the following: Performing comprehensive client assessments including mental status exam Obtaining client's mental health history/collateral information from family to assess health care needs Responding to medical or psychiatric emergency situations Providing crisis intervention, education, and support to clients Participating in management of assaultive or violent clients Administering medications as prescribed by a physician and monitoring client's response to treatment Conducting inventory and proper storage of client's property Discharging clients and referring clients to appropriate level of care Maintaining accurate and thorough medical and mental records of services delivered to clients Reviewing referrals from the community Coordinating transfers to inpatient psychiatric beds Evaluating 5150 applications written in the community Explaining County programs and procedures to stakeholders and providers Proper documentation and charting The positions in this program will work ten (10), eight (8) hourshifts from 12:00a.m.to 8:30a.m.per two (2) week pay period.Thepositions in this program will also work every other weekend and holidays as needed. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have emergency psychiatric experience and/or crisis experience.Candidates with experience in applying Non-Violent Crisis Intervention techniques and knowledge of designated facility (locked psychiatric unit) is highly desirable, but not required. Bilingual skills in threshold languages are also desirable for this position. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following competency areas: Safety and Quality of Care: Knowledge of the health status and mental illness of the patient, making appropriate decisions when caring for patients and their families, and ensuring patient's safety, privacy and comfort. Resources and Environment: Identifying tasks that need to be completed and ensuring that medical equipment performs adequately, and maintaining safety in the environment. Health Education: Assessing the educational needs of the patient and family, developing and implementing health education plans and learning materials, and evaluating the outcome of education administered. Quality Improvement: Identifying areas for improvement, participating in nursing rounds and audits, staying aware of variances in treatment, and recommending solutions to improve quality. Records Management: Maintaining appropriate documentation using the appropriate system and staying within legal boundaries in the area of patient privacy. Communication: Establishing communication with the patient and treatment team, learning to read verbal and nonverbal cues, using visual aids and other resources when necessary, responding to patient and group needs, and effectively using technology to facilitate communication. Teamwork: Establishing beneficial working relationships with peers and colleagues and communicating care plans with health team members. Interpersonal Skills: Maintaining good working relationships with co-workers, police, hospitals, and other agencies in the community in order to facilitate and coordinate services to clients. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here to view the minimum qualifications for Comprehensive Care Nurse II as well as the physical, mental, environmental and working conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening,applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. Allapplicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening | (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Examination/Multiple-Choice (Weighted 100%) : The applicantswho meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a multiple-choice exam on job-related items.Applicants will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most competitive applicants will be referred to the next assessment. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List | Score Groups : Once all assessments have been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Linny Pham at (714)834-7324 or LiPham@ochca.com. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER II Specialty in Psychiatry/Mental Health In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiablewithin the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioners who are committed to providing the highest quality mental health care services to work within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The ACHS program provides mental health, medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. Under direction with the ACHS Administrative Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director, and in collaboration with a Psychiatrist, the Comprehensive Care Mental Health Nurse Practitioner II general duties are as follows: Conduct psychiatric assessment and treatment of mentally ill clients Prescribe medication Perform crisis intervention and suicide prevention Independent assessment and evaluation of inmates and detainees including dual diagnosis and seriously mentally ill (SMI) clients Case management/rotation through all adult jails Medication evaluation, treatment and follow-up Weekend coverage of the jail inpatient psychiatric unit may be required Consult with psychiatrist as needed For definition, class characteristics, and additional duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have one (1) or more years of experience as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Expertise: Performing psychiatric assessments, including interviewing patients to obtain complete medical histories as well as ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations Establishing and documenting treatment plans and prognosis, maintaining records of each case that are detailed and complete for any psychiatrist/physician reviewing to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan Following standardized protocol in initiating drug therapy, taking responsibility for appropriate dosage, indications, contradictions and side effects Assuming preceptorship and other supervision responsibilities for Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing student as needed Client Focus, Decision Making, Communication and Patience: Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team Creating a climate of patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy, comfort, emotional support, mutual trust and respect Applying ethically sound solutions to complex issues related to mentally ill clients Relaying essential medical information efficiently to mental health staff for client's continuity of care Being tolerant with other CHS staff and processes, including OC Sheriff personnel Adaptability, Compassion, Critical Thinking and Safety: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards Providing genuine and compassionate nursing care towards incarcerated clients Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable clients SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays The Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to offer and acceptance of employment. For additional Special Requirements information click here. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Lynda Hurtado at (714) 834-3723 or lhurtado@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous