County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

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San Mateo County government protects and enhances the health, safety, welfare, and natural resources of the community, and provides quality services that benefit and enrich the lives of the people of this community.

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  • A common vision of responsiveness
  • The highest standards of ethical conduct
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San Mateo County is located in the scenic San Francisco Bay Area. The County’s diverse population has approximately 750,000 residents, growing to over one million in daytime population. San Mateo County provides the benefits of a temperate climate and clean air, with abundant ocean sports and recreational activities. Rural open space areas, as well as metropolitan San Francisco, are within easy reach. San Mateo County government has a budget of $2.4 billion, with a workforce of over 5,400 employees in 22 departments and agencies.

San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist I/II-Child Welfare MH-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. Thecurrentvacancy is unclassified and works in theBehavioral Healthand Recovery Services Division'sChild Welfare Mental Health Unit. The Clinicianwill drive to schools, community agencies, shelters and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. ThisClinician's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments; conducting brief crisis/stabilization treatment for children 6-18 years of age and their families who have been referred by Children and Family Services (CFS); providing case management services to children in the shelter care foster system; working with clients who have court ordered or voluntary cases with Children and Family Services; working collaboratively with shelter care foster parents, parents/caretakers, and social workers; providing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; andproviding services that meet cultural and language needs of theyouthand families being served. This position will provide trauma informed child abuse treatment and work closely with the foster care system, as well as families at-risk of being involved in the foster care system.This is a field-based position, individual, family, and/or group therapy may be provided atshelter foster care, home site, school site, clinic and/orcommunity based organization. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience deliveringbehavioral health services to emotionally disturbed children. Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis managementas well as trauma informed child abuse treatment and otherevidence-based practices; Experience working with youth with complex issues involvingbehavioral health and substance use; Experience conducting individual, group and family therapy; Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc.; Demonstrated ability workingwith a broad range of clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide bilingual andculturally appropriate and proficient services. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with children/adolescents, their families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The current vacancy is an unclassified position. Unclassified positions are at-willand render services on a temporary basis for a specified project.Benefits are equal to classified employees in the same job classification, but are not covered by Civil Service Rules. However, the eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans for and modify plans on an annual basis. Conduct home or school visits. Provide individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Provide linkage and referral to other county and community services. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided in client's electronic medical record according to established documentation timeline. Supervise graduate interns. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness and substance abuse issues; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment tochildren or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns (011217) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
ADULT PSYCHIATRIST POSITION, SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER San Mateo Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is looking for full-time psychiatrists to join our core medical staff. Staff psychiatrists may work in any of the following services: the psychiatric emergency department, the locked acute inpatient unit, the medical-surgical and long-term care floors in a consultation-liaison role, and/or at a long-term subacute psychiatric facility. Specific duties and schedule will depend on the current need. San Mateo Medical Center is the County of San Mateo's public hospital and clinics health care system. The main hospital campus is a full-service acute hospital with 30 inpatient psych beds and a separate, 24-hour psychiatric emergency unit, along with a medical emergency department, 70 med-surg and ICU beds, and 30 rehab beds. The County of San Mateo is a national leader in community mental health services with a commitment to excellence in outpatient care. The County of San Mateo's award-winning Psychiatric Residency Training Program is based at the Medical Center, and staff psychiatrists are invited to join the faculty and participate in training residents as well as psychology interns. San Mateo Medical Center has engaged for several years in a Lean transformation journey, branded internally as LEAP - Learn, Engage, Aspire, Perfect. It is preferred that the ideal candidate have experience in and value for a continuous improvement philosophy within themselves, their departments and work process. Typical work assignments: In Psychiatric Emergency Services, the emergency psychiatrist collaborates with nursing staff and the medical emergency department to evaluate and treat patients presenting with emergency and urgent psychiatric and/or behavioral problems, often complicated by medical problems and substance abuse. On the acute psychiatric inpatient unit, the typical assignment is direct care of 6-9 patients per day, as well as supervision of a resident team covering up to 6 patients. On the medical-surgical and long-term care units, the C/L psychiatrist is on duty 4-6 hours per day. Duties include performing inpatient consultations and collaborating with attending physicians and other staff, admitting patients to the acute psychiatric unit, evaluating capacity, applying and lifting legal holds, testifying at legal hearings, and making conservatorship referrals. At the long-term subacute psychiatric hospital, the psychiatrist provides ongoing care for approximately 50 non-acute patients, managing their medications, providing and overseeing psychotherapyand behavioral management programs, and collaborating with the internal medicine team to care for non-psychiatric medical issues. Compensation : Salary : Physicians working as inpatient psychiatrists receive a 10% premium pay over the base pay listed above. In addition , psychiatrists also receive an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification, up to two (2) Boards. Night-shift differential : All psychiatrists receive $175/hour, regardless of their base wage, for any work between the hours of 6pm and 6am. Other benefits (partial list) : Other annual benefits include 234 hours of vacation/compensatory time, increasing every 5 years of full-time employment; 12 paid holidays; 96 hours of paid sick leave; subsidized health insurance and retirement plans; health benefits for retirees; $2,500 of reimbursed educational and other professional expenses; a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym; 15% administrative time; pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring; strong leadership training and much more. Examples Of Duties Conduct psychiatric assessments and consultations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff in other disciplines. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals at SMMC and in the community. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies. Develop comprehensive case histories. Participate in departmental quality-improvement activities and on hospital and interagency committees and teams. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the field of medicine and psychiatry. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. General Medicine and its relationship to psychiatry. Current techniques and dynamics of individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Chemical dependency and abuse and its relationship to psychiatry. Psychiatric principles and practices. Community mental health practice and program options. Treatment approaches and differential diagnosis of the mentally ill. HIPPA regulations. Medical ethics as they relate to patient care. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, HIPAA, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San MateoHuman Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact:Kristin Herman(122117) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo County Health is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Public Administrator I/II - Aging & Adult Services to, under general supervision,investigate and administer estates of decedents, marshal the assets, manage the affairs and conduct the business of estates in probate; review and approve payments of claims against estates; locate heirs, determine heirship and distribute assets. This assignment may involve working in environments of filthy andodoriferous conditions. There is currently onevacancy in the Aging & Adult Services Division. The position is located in San Mateo but may travel throughout the County. The ideal candidate is an organized professional with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of financial instruments andterminology, basic financial market comprehension, the ability to keep organized and accurate accounting records and experience managing diverse workloads. SALARY Deputy Public Administrator I: $5,234.67- $5,851.73/month Deputy Public Administrator II:$5,288.40 - $6,610.93/month NOTE :The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill futurevacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, term and extra help vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct thorough investigations of decedents' estates placed under the jurisdiction of the Public Administrator; locate all estate assets, including real property, personal property, wills and financial records. Conduct inventories of deceased persons' assets and assist in the preliminary appraisal of assets. Assist in securing estate assets, including storage of transportable personal property and management of real property until estate is closed. Collect monies and other estate assets, including Social Security benefits, veterans benefits and life insurance, to pay estate debts and taxes, and to disburse to heirs. Locate heirs and relatives, using a variety of techniques. Interview, advise and confer with heirs, relatives, attorneys, title companies, banks, appraisers, accountants, other public agencies, the District Attorney's Office and others concerning the administration and probate of estates; provide information regarding County policies and procedures. Confer with survivors or heirs of decedents to arrange proper funerals; in the absence of qualified or willing persons, make funeral arrangements. Assist in disposing of real estate and personal property, through sale, public auction or disbursement to heirs, as appropriate. Initiate required paperwork with courts to liquidate assets, to arrange for the transfer of assets, to establish and manage trusts and handle the financial affairs of the estate. Maintain accurate files and records; prepare legal documents within established time limits. Prepare detailed reports accounting for all assets, payment of fees and disbursement of estate assets. May direct the work of Estate Property Officers assigned to transport and store personal property. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Deputy Public Administrator I - One year of experience either receiving, storing, disposing of and accounting for personal and real property, andinterpreting, processing and maintaining complex legal documents regarding financial assets; Deputy Public Administrator II -oneyear of experience administering and conducting the business of estates in probate. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods used in estate and financial conservatorship investment and disbursement;Probate Code and other applicable laws and regulations relating to estate management and disposal; methods and terminology related to the appraisal of real and personal property; practices related to the real property title recording and transfer; techniques for locating next of kin and other heirs; basic business data processing principles; and business arithmetic. Skill/Ability to: Administer estates and safekeep assets and personal effects; conduct detailed investigations, obtain information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret, apply and explain County policies and adhere to laws related to assigned functions; organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities; organize and maintain accounting, inventory, appraisal and other detailed business records; prepare clear and concise correspondence, reports and other written materials; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; and deal courteously, tactfully and effectively with the public, especially in situations where relations may be strained. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: November 30, 2018 Application Screening: December 6, 2018 Panel Interviews: December 18 and/or 20, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Kristin Herman (110218) (Deputy Public Administrator I/II - G223, G224) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
Note: The job announcement was amended on October 9, 2016 to update the salary. The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Adult Services-Spanish Speaking Required. Clinicians will use evidence-based clinical case management and individual, group and family therapy. These interventions are provided in an office setting and/or in the community as needed to consumers who are living in the community. Clinicians are committed to providing trauma informed recovery focused treatment that supports the clients' goals of independence and self-sufficiency with peer support. These positions embrace the challenge of providing simultaneous co-occurring treatment for both mental illness and substance use disorders; to work in an adult outpatient setting as a member of a multidisciplinary team in collaboration and within the system of care. In addition, the positions involve outreach to underserved populations, primarily the Latino communities of San Mateo County. The ideal candidates will possess: A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist, or are collecting hours to take the licensing exam; Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills; Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management and various treatment modalities; Experience delivering services to adult consumers who have co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders; Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc. Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest in working with a broad range of clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services, including providing clinical services in Spanish; and Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. SALARY PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Conduct home visits. Supervise graduate interns. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Security Clearance : Some positions mayrequire that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work andCounseling or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of psychiatric disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo Countyemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or temporary position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateois an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(032216) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health, Spanish speaking, LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
Note: This job announcement was amended on October 9, 2016 to update the salary. The San Mateo County Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking an experienced individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Pre-to-Three-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. The current vacancy is unclassified and in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Prenatal-to-Three Program. Position is located/based in San Mateo but requires travel throughout San Mateo County toconduct home visits, provide servicesand toattend meetings. This Clinician will work with infants and young children 0-5 years of age; conduct infant assessments using the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition; conduct child, and adult assessments; provide treatment in various modalities such as dyad, individual play, individual and group therapies. Clinician will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children 0-5 years of age and their mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding.Treatment can be provided by home visits as well as clinic based visits. Clinician will have working relationships with Public Health Nurses, Community Workers, and Psychiatrists. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of Infant Parent Psychotherapy, knowledge of attachment issues and infant/child development and one year of home visiting experience.Also, one year of any of the following trainings: Child Trauma Institute/CTI, Circle of Security or Harris Program. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, temporary and extra-help assignments.Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children;psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo County employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(060216) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish Speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage &Family Therapist - Primary Care Interface - Spanish Speaking Required. This clinician will work in a primary care setting as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team which includes primary care physicians, psychiatrists, therapists and co-occurring case managers. The current vacancy is on the Primary Care Interface Team and located in Redwood City, CA, but may travel to other locations within County of San Mateo to perform duties of the job (meetings, trainings or coverage). The position will work full-time 40-hours per week schedule; and requires fluency in both English and Spanish. Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists on the Primary Care Interface Team, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and brief therapy services to either children and adolescents or mild to moderate mentally ill adults in a primary care setting; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems, link clients identified as severely mentally ill to BHRS regional clinics; and if qualifiedmay supervise graduate interns. The primary duties will include triage, mental health assessments; case management; crisis management; brief treatment (individual, family and leading groups for adults, youths and parents); and collaborating with primary care providers and outside agencies and/or schools.Clinician will also perform "Therapist of the Day" duties. The ideal candidate will possess: A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills; Experience providing brief treatment to youth and adult populations (individual, group and family treatment). Experience with youth and adult populations with emotional disturbances, histories of complex trauma, disrupted attachment, substance abuse/dependence; Experience with crisis assessment and triage; Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management as well as evidence-based practices; Demonstrated ability working with a broad range of clients from diverse cultures, and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate clinical services in both Spanish and English; Experience working collaboratively with primary care, psychiatry, and school districts; Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; Solid and timely documentation skills: assessments, progress notes, client care plans, discharge plans, etc.; Knowledge of and experience with quality improvement processes Experience usingelectronic health/medical record systems (eg. AVATAR, eCW, SORIAN). Experience delivering co-occurring services to adult consumers who have mental health and substance abuse problems Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. The ability to make sound decisions based on the exercise of judgment and the consideration of all available information. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, temporary and extra-help assignments. Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Triage high volume of referrals received from Primary Care. Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans. Provide crisis management. Provide brief individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of brief psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided in client's electronic medical record according to established documentation timeline. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo Countyemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or temporary position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (011217) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is recruiting several part-time, extra-help adult psychiatrists for intermittent and relief work on all shifts (weekday, night, and weekend) in our 24-hour psychiatric emergency department and our 24-bed acute inpatient unit. We offer an opportunity to provide great psychiatric care to those who really need it, in a relaxed yet intellectually stimulating teaching hospital located only minutes from San Francisco and Stanford University. San Mateo Medical Center is San Mateo County's public health care system, consisting of a general hospital and a series of clinics located across the county. The main campus includes a full-service acute hospital along with a medical emergency department, 70 med-surg and ICU beds, 30 rehab beds, and extensive outpatient clinics in addition to our psychiatric units. San Mateo County is a national leader in community mental health services with a commitment to excellent care and to support the recovery of the people we serve. Our award-winning Psychiatric Residency Training Program is based at the Medical Center, and staff psychiatrists are invited to join the faculty and participate in training residents as well as the psychology interns. We also may soon have one or more openings for full-time, benefitted employment, so these extra-help positions offer the chance to see whether a long-term career here would be a good fit. San Mateo Medical Center has adopted the Soarian electronic health record for inpatient medical documentation and orders. Emergency department, admission, and discharge reports are dictated. Outpatient clinic records are maintained in eClinicalWorks (for primary care, internal medicine, and medical specialties) and Avatar (for outpatient mental health). Typical Work Assignment : In Psychiatry Emergency Services (PES), the psychiatrist can expect to see an average of 6 patients during the day shift and 5 at night, typically writing admission orders and notes on one-third of these. On nights and weekends, the PES psychiatrist also covers the inpatient unit and handles emergency consultations on the med-surg and rehab services. On the acute psychiatric inpatient unit, the typical assignment is direct care of 8-9 patients per day, as well as supervision of a resident team covering up to 6 patients. Note that all admission evaluations and orders are handled by the PES and consultation services, not the psychiatrist assigned to the acute unit. Weekday, night, and weekend shifts are all available. NOTE: This Job Announcement was edited on July 29, 2015 regarding the definition of the extra help assignment. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples Of Duties Conduct psychiatric assessments and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy, psychotherapy, or rehabilitation programs. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff in other disciplines. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Conduct and direct individual and group psychotherapy. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals in the community when necessary. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies, and according to San Mateo Medical Center guidelines Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board certification in psychiatry, or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine in the State of California. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of psychiatry including both individual and group psychotherapy. Specialized techniques, procedures, and equipment used in psychiatry. Current developments, trends and research in the field. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Perform specialized medical services in psychiatry. Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our standard County employment application. The examination may consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examination or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. As a result, not all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interview. All interviews will be conducted in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply Online' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Final Filing Date: Continuous, Open until Filled Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Kristin Herman (121114) (Psychiatric Specialist - B129) Keywords:mental health, psychiatrist, specialist, hospital, clinician, resident, residency, health services Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is seeking experienced individuals for the position of Cook I/II. Currently, there are two vacancies and the incumbent may be assigned to either the Maple Street Correctional Facility or Youth Services Center. Responsibilities of a Cookinclude, but are not limited to, preparing and serving a variety of dishes in large quantities; checking portioning and garnishing of food, and ensuring that it is served correctly and according to instructions; operating and cleaning a variety of kitchen equipment; calculating ingredients needed; receiving and storing food; training new cooks; mentoring students and/or interns; supervising inmate helpers, assisting with menu planning and recipe development; and cleaning the kitchen and dining room. The appointment may be made at either the Cook I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate and the needs of the department. Cook II's may share shift responsibility and supervision of kitchen staff. Cook I: $24.92 - $27.87/hourly Cook II: $26.97 - $30.15/hourly NOTE: The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to lift, carry or push materials, supplies or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; and walk or stand for long periods of time. Security Clearance: Positions working in a correctional facility require that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Other requirements: Majority of positions require that employees work weekends, holidays, evenings or other shifts and be on-call. Experience and Education: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Cook I: Two years of experience in a large commercial or institutional kitchen which has included preparing and serving food and cleaning kitchen equipment and facilities. Cook II: Two years of experience as a kitchen worker, including one year as a journey level cook, preparing and serving food in a large commercial or institutional kitchen. Knowledge of: Volume food production techniques; methods and equipment used in production of large quantities of food; kitchen cleaning and sanitation methods; basic arithmetic. Skill/Ability to: Prepare and serve large quantities of food; read and accurately follow recipes and menus; work rapidly under pressure; work cooperatively with others; and direct the work of assistants. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination process will consist of a scored evaluation of relevant training and experience. The evaluation is based solely on the responses to the supplemental questionnaire.Applicants who pass the training and experience evaluation will be placed on a list of eligible candidates and ranked according to their score (weight: 100%).Because of thetraining and experience evaluation, not all applicants meeting theminimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through the examination process. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply Online' button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before the final filing date. Important: If you claim veteran service preference, please attach a copy of your DD214 with your application. If you claim disability preference, please attach a copy of your Veterans Administration 802 Form (dated within the last 6 months) along with your Form DD214. Unless documents are attached with your application, you will not be considered for veteran preference. ~ RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: November 15, 2018 Scored Training and Experience Evaluation: Week of November 19, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Ximena Burns(110218) (Cook I/II - S030/S027) Keywords: food, service worker, kitchen, cook Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 30, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo County Health's, San Mateo Medical Center is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker I/II - Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services . This Psychiatric Social Worker will provide support services for the In-Patient Psychiatric Unit 3AB and Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). In addition, this clinician will be a member of the Medical Center's Resource Management Department and have responsibility to work as a member of the Social Worker's Team for the overall Medical Center. The focus of the work will bedischarge planning for patients to returnto the community and/or referral to appropriate facility;follow-up with high utilization patients; and, working with the interdisciplinary team to design effective interventions based on wellness and recoveryto meet patient needs at the appropriate level of care. Responsibilities will include: Working with an adult population with various issues (i.e. serious mental illness, substance dependence, co-occurring SMI and substance use, suicidal, criminal justice background, homeless, geriatric, legal holds such as 5150, 5250, referred from jail or temporary conserved). Meeting with every patient and/or the responsible party to collaborate on discharge plan. Conducting initial assessment of patient; collecting case history (previous placement, services already linked to, conserved status, criminal history, income, etc.); and developtentative discharge plan. Working with multi-disciplinary in-patientteams (Psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioner, Psychologist, RN, Social Worker, etc.); may also coordinate with Behavioral Health &Recovery Services (BHRS),Aging and Adult Services (AAS),previous placements, Parole/Probation andconservator. Preparingdocumentation; working with Utilization Review Nurse to meet Medi-Cal regulation standards for documentation for reimbursement. Conducting site visits of facilities todetermine level of care and location when creating discharge plan; and maintaining awareness of resources available and regulations that govern discharges. Use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Soarian for clinical documentation, AVATAR for inquiries, and Microsoftapplications for letters, reports, etc. Attending daily meetings, such as rounds, placement, and staff. Provide coverage for other units as needed. Perform related duties as assigned. Duties are all performed using LEAN principals for process improvement; training is provided and validation is thenconducted;and participation is requiredin Kaizen events for input into process improvements. In addition, the incumbent is a member of the Medical Center's Resource Management Department and has responsibility to work as a member of the Social Worker's Team for the overall Medical Center. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience working in an In-Patient Psychiatric Unit or Psychiatric Emergency Services. Two years of experience workingwith adultpsychiatric patients. Experience in complex Discharge Planning for psychiatric patients with multi-disciplinary teams. Clinically sound knowledge of psychiatric disorders andtheirimpact. Experienced working with multiple agencies to coordinate services, such as Behavioral Health &Recovery Services for approval of placements; Aging & Adult Services for Conservator/LPS/Probate; andexternal partners such as Telecare and Caminar. Ability to follow standardized process to ensure maximum reimbursement. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to set priorities to meet regulated deadlines. Experience with LEAN or other process improvement philosophy and implementation of improvements. Ability to work in a fluid environment and adapt to quickly changing situations. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external partners. SALARY: PSW I: $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly PSW II: $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly NOTE : The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, extra-help/term assignments. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Supervise graduate interns. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Provide consultation and education services. Assist in orienting staff to assigned units. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Psychiatric Social Worker I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as an intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California within three years of appointment. Psychiatric Social Worker II: Current California license as a Clinical Social Worker. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: November 13, 2018 Application Screening: November 15, 2018 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: November 28 and/or 29, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs.The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Analyst: Carolyn Burns(102918) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II - G040/G035) Keywords: social work, psychiatric, in-patient, ASW, LCSW, behavioral health, clinician Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment was amended on May 11, 2018, to reflect one Limited Term vacancy. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 8, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-CollaborativeCare Team . Thereis currently one Limited Term and one full time vacancy in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division located in San Mateo, but will travel throughout the greater Bay Area to perform the duties of the job. TheHealth System is excited to be able to offer a unique job opportunity to join aninnovative inter-departmental team dedicated to improving the lives of our highest risk adult clientswith seriousmental illness (SMI), co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders. Supported by Executive level leaders as a high priority issues and based on the concept of "Right Care at the Right Time and Right Place," this position will work collaboratively with Aging and Adult Services (AAS), San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS). This clinician will be part of an inter-disciplinary team; the Collaborative Care Team which includes two Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, a Management Analyst, a Mental Health Program Specialist and a Psychiatrist. This Collaborative Care Team will build and improve relationships with care facilities both inside and outside of the County, collaborate with client treatment teams, assess clients for their readiness to move to another level of care and be the catalyst for resolutions for clients who have complex diagnoses and histories. Team members for these positions will demonstrateflexibility, collaborative skills, a client centered philosophy with a system oriented perspective and a willingness to visit care facilities within and outside San Mateo County. Primary duties include: Visit in and out of County (OOC) locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Review cases for appropriate Level of Care (LOC). Meet with facility staff and clients residing in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Initiate and organize case conferences for "stuck" clients that are ready to discharge but cannot move due to administrative or other delays. Participate in treatment reviews and make recommendations (i.e. individual behavior plans). Build relationships with partner and contract providers. Work collaboratively as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT). Facilitate referrals and transitions to alternate LOC facilities by being the liaison between the sending and receiving facility. The ideal candidates will possess: Experience working withadult clients with serious mental illness (SMI). Experience delivering co-occurring services to adult clientshaving bothbehavioral health and substance use disorders. Experience working with adult clients with SMI that areresiding in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Solid clinical assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with an adultSMI population. Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities for an adult SMI population. Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc. Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest with adult clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist. Term position: One current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification : PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Psychiatric Social Worker I Salary $33.27 - $41.59 Hourly $2,661.60 - $3,327.20 Biweekly $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly $69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually Psychiatric Social Worker II Salary $37.32 - $46.65 Hourly $2,985.60 - $3,732.00 Biweekly $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current recovery model philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; clinical case management, individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology;and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources that may address psychosocial stressors. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults from transitional age youth to older adultswith various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set recovery treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(021518) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G040/G035/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker, Adult Services, Behavioral Health, SMI Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on August 22, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo'sHuman Services Agency, Children and Family Services Branch is seeking well-qualified and motivated individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist. Psychiatric Social Workers (PSW)/Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), under general supervision, provide therapeutic counseling and support services to children and families connected to the child welfare system and individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems. The current vacancies arein the Children and Family Services Branch. One vacancy is in the San Mateo County - Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program, one vacancy is in the Pathways to Well-Being program, and one vacancy is in the San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) (description of the programs is below). The PSW/MFT I/IImaytravel throughout San Mateo County to schools, community agencies, and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. The San Mateo County Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program utilizes a team approach when providing support to children exhibiting high-need trauma-related behaviors entering the county's foster care system by providing Intensive Treatment Foster Care services. The SMC FFA PSW/MFTacts as the point of entry for new referrals to the SMC FFA program. The PSW/MFTisresponsible for coordinating and monitoring the mental health services, including psychotropic medication, for the children in the program; coordinating, facilitating, and creating individualized needs and services plans for the youth; providing therapeutic support services to the youth and resource parent as needed; and developing and coordinating the monthly foster parent trainings. PSW/MFTalso assists with the recruitment and retention of SMC FFA foster homes and collects statistical data on all youth referred to the program. The Pathways to Well-Being (PTW) PSW/MFTis the liaison between the behavioral health recovery services system and child welfare. The PTW PSW/MFTassists social workers in ensuring all children with open child welfare cases receive timely and effective mental health screens and are referred for appropriate mental health services, as well as organizes the data to track the mental health services the children/youth are connected to. The PTW PSW/MFTalso provides clinical support services to children and families. This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) is a school-based early intervention and prevention program. The FRC PSW/MFT provides clinical and case management services to children and families within the school setting. This includes providing therapeutic services one-on-one or in small groups to help children and their families with socio-emotional issues, behavioral difficulties, and family issues that often are impacted by trauma. In all three programs, the PSW/MFT's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments, clinical case management, and resource and referral management services; conducting brief crisis/stabilization intervention services; working with children and families receiving child welfare services; working collaboratively with foster parents, children/youth, parents/guardians, social workers, school staff members, and other service providers; writing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; and providing services that meet cultural and language needs of the children and families being served.This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience delivering behavioral health services to children exhibiting challenging behaviors due to trauma. Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population. Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management, as well as trauma-informed child abuse treatment and other evidence-based practices. Experience working with youth with complex issues involving abuse and neglect, trauma, behavioral health, and substance use. Experience conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, needs and service plans, etc. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Experience working with multi-cultural clients and staff from a trauma-informed perspective, including ensuring services provided are culturally-relevant and involve the child and family's participation to nurture the child's well-being. Experience establishing and maintaining effective work relationships. Effectiveoral andwritten communication skills. SALARY PSW/MFT I: $5,766.80 - $7,208.93/month PSW/MFT II: $6,468.80 - $8,086.00/month NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans for and modify plans on a quarterly basis. Conduct home or school visits. Provide individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psychoeducational modalities. Provide linkage and referral to other county and community services. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided according to established documentation timeline. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of clients. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW) or MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with emotional disturbance or serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to children or adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to children, adolescents, or adults with various mental health disabilities ranging from emotional disturbance or serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools, and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. The examination will consist of a subject matter expert (SME) review of written application materials (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. Because of this screening, all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the next phase of the examination process . Applicants passing the SME review / application screening will be placed on a list of eligible candidates and grouped by level of qualifications. The top level candidates will be the first groupoffered an opportunity to interview with the hiring department.Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations. Each step of the recruitment process is conductedin San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. ~Tentative Recruitment Dates~ Final Filing Date: TBD Application Screening: TBD Panel Interview: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Arlene Cahill (072518) (PSW I/II and MFT I/II - G035/G040 G120/G121) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on September 10, 2018to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The San Mateo County Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seekingqualified individuals for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage &Family Therapist I/II - Bilingual Spanish Required- Canyon Oaks Youth Center . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. The current vacancy is full-time at the Canyon Oaks Youth Center (COYC) located at 400 Edmonds Road, Redwood City, CA, 94062. This Clinician will befocused on recovery for adolescent clients with co-occurring issues of mental illness and substance use disorder;will provide assessment andindividual therapy, as needed; complete required Countydocumentation, in compliance with Medi-Cal and/or Special Education requirements; plan, create, and implement co-occurring/psycho-education groupsfor the youth; provide mental health consultation to the Residential Counselors who are working with the residents within the milieu, and to the teachers working with the residents inthe on-site school;occasionally transport clients to various destinations on, such as field trips and off-site appointments; provide basiccare and supervision to clients, as needed on an emergent basis, when called upon; and participate, on occasion,as a team memberin the physical containment of self-harming and/or assaultive clients, as the situation demands. Theposition is flexibly scheduledwithin a 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday as the expectation is that incumbent willaccommodate the needs of client families and therefore conduct sessions outside of business hours one to twoevenings per week. The ideal candidate for the Canyon Oaks Youth Center Therapist position willhave direct experience working as a therapist in an adolescent residential treatment setting; extensive experience with co-occurringdisorders of mental illness and substance use; andexperience working with a variety of interagency partners and is successful at fostering collaborative relationships with our referral agencies and adjunctive service providers so that the mutual needs of the client and interagency partners are met in all aspects of service planning and provision. Additionally, will haveflexibility andability to beresponsive to the scheduling needs of our client families;the ability to tolerate and managethe stress of working with clients who are at timesphysically threatening and verbally abusive, while maintaining atherapeutic stance with the client;strong written and verbal communication skills; experience and enjoyment inworking within a large and diverse multi-disciplinary team requiring a high-level of communication and coordination withfellow staff members. Due to the nature of our clients' presenting problems and the needs of our various interagency partners, a Canyon Oaks Therapist must be comfortable with "expecting the unexpected" and readily shifting priorities as the situation calls for. IMPORTANT: (COYC) is a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program and by law, requires employees to obtain and maintain security clearance and be bondable.Any prior criminal conviction since your 18th birthday (excluding marijuana-related offenses that are older than two years as listed in the California Labor Code 432.8) will result in a denial of your security clearance by the Community Care Licensing agency.While in some circumstances an employer may obtain a waiver of conviction from the licensing agency, Behavioral Health has a policy against obtaining such waivers/exemptions for perspective employees.In addition, Behavioral Health will not accept such waivers/exemptions obtained from the licensing agency by applicants in any other manner. Community Care Licensing also requires providers working in this facility to maintain 40 hours of annual training related to the field, most of which are provided by the facility. Clinicians will also need to be trained in Professional Assault Crisis Training model (Pro-Act) upon hire. Psychiatric Social Worker I is the trainee level class in this series. Initially under immediate supervision, incumbents perform routine duties while working to achieve their State licensure. This class is flexibly staffed with Psychiatric Social Worker II and incumbents are expected to advance to the higher level after gaining experience, demonstrating the required proficiency and acquiring the necessary State licensure. Psychiatric Social Worker II is the journey level class in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings. Employees are expected to exercise independent judgment based on their professional training and provide direction and assistance to PSWs I and graduate interns. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $33.27 - $41.59 Hourly $2,661.60 - $3,327.20 Biweekly $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly $69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually PSW/MFT II: $37.32 - $46.65 Hourly $2,985.60 - $3,732.00 Biweekly $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually NOTE :The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.. Examples Of Duties Conduct home visits. Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Supervise graduate interns. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Licensure/Certification: Psychiatric Social Worker I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as an intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California within three years of appointment. Psychiatric Social Worker II: Current California license as a Clinical Social Worker. MFT I : Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California. MFT II : California license as Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel/Department Interviews: TBD IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.? At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(082818) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II & Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G040, G035, G121, G120) Keywords:social worker, youth services, behavioral health, residential treatment, crisis residential. Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System's Division of Environmental Health is seeking a Household Hazardous Waste Technician I-Extra Help to join the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) program team at the HHW facility located in the City of San Mateo, and other various temporary event locations throughout the County. The Hazardous Materials Technician I is the entry and trainee level class in the environmental health technician series. Under close supervision, employees perform more routine assignments and, as experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. This HouseholdHazardous Waste Technician will perform fieldwork in the Household Hazardous Waste Management andperform a variety of basic waste handling tasks associated with collection, segregation and handling of residential hazardous wastes for recycling and/or disposal. Extra help shifts are routinely 6-8 hours, in the morning and early afternoons, and most commonly available on Saturdays throughout the year, except holiday weekends and facility shut down periods in December - February, while other shifts are occasionally available Wednesday - Friday. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours per week; and the number of shifts available for all extra help staff per week will vary. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist or independently conduct environmental health surveys or inspections. Keep records of field visits and prepare periodic standard reports. Answer service requests and complaints from the public; provide instructions and information to customers. Recommend proper course of corrective action to supervisor according to established Environmental Health policies and guidelines. Supervise the work of a small group of seasonal workers, including work furlough participants. Attend training sessions. Collect and transport samples following established protocol. Post warnings and closures with respect to the recreational water program. Act as site supervisor for waste collection and bulking events. Prepare site for events, including set-up and clean-up, loading and unloading vehicle with equipment, PPE and other necessary items. Segregate hazardous materials/waste into compatible waste streams and consolidate into bulk drums or lab packs. Pick up and prepare waste for consolidation, proper recycling or disposal including reviewing, verifying and signing of manifests. Prepare and receive shipments of recyclable wastes and other items; unload hazardous wastes from participants' vehicles. Manage the volume of paint at the latex collection sites and bulk and ship paint to be recycled. Handle participant appointments and confirmation mailers, including phone calls, voice mail and online. Perform related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate is customer service oriented, works well as part of a team, has a basic understanding of scientific principles of chemistry, and be able to apply safety practices to handle hazardous materials, and hasan OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate. The candidate must be willing to work with hazardous materials on a daily basis. NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Must obtain an OSHA 40 HourHAZWOPERcertificate within 2 months of hire. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Knowledge of :Laws, regulations and standards related to the program or area assigned; principles, terminologies, methods and techniques related to the program or area assigned; government agencies, community organizations and business establishments as they relate to the program or area assigned; safety principles, practices and equipment related to the work assigned; techniques for dealing with the public, in person or on the telephone; data gathering and inspection methods and techniques; environmental health hazards; event or project planning, organization and coordination; county and CAL OSHA safety rules, procedures and equipment; andprinciples of basic supervision and training. Skill/Ability to :Interpret laws, regulations and data related to the work assigned; read and interpret technical material related to the work assigned; handle, operate and maintain equipment and/or materials related to the work assigned, including operating a forklift and working with chemicals; advise and instruct others on compliance requirements of assigned program assigned; perform research, investigation and follow-up related to assigned program. -Work with minimum field supervision; train and supervise work furlough participants and other seasonal workers; keep records and write simple, clear, concise reports and correspondence; deal effectively with co-workers, other agencies' representatives and the general public; work independently and as a team member; follow established protocols for collection and transportation of samples; effectively post warnings and closures with respect to the recreation water program; follow oral and written instructions; lift and carry heavy equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds in the course of work; bend, stand and walk for extended periods of time. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this extra help position, the following materials must be submitted via e-mail in a Word or PDF format. Resumé Responses to Supplemental Questions Supplemental Questions: Based on the description of this job, list the specific work tasks that you have performed which you believe have helped you prepare for a Household Hazardous Waste Technician position. Describe your training and/or experience that have prepared you to work independently in the field. Describe your experience assisting customers over the telephone and in person, taking messages, maintaining logs and/or calendars and providing information to members of the public. Which days of the week (Wednesday - Saturday) would you typically be available to work in the mornings and early afternoons? Do you have avalid HAZWOPER certificate? If so, when would the next annual refresher by required? Please include the words "Household Hazardous Waste Technician I-Extra Help" in the subject area of email submissions to: Charles Ice, Environmental Health Program Supervisor Email: cice@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE : Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a professional, goal-oriented and experienced Clinical Services Manager I -Nursing Supervisor . The Nursing Supervisor willplan, organize, direct and supervise the operations ofour acute care facility during the evening and night shifts. As Nursing Supervisor, you will have the opportunity tomanage patient care whileensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations. In addition, your responsibilities willinclude participating in training, coaching and counseling activities of nursing staff working on the evening and night shifts, as well as other projects as assigned that impact patients and nurses on the shifts you oversee. Youwill join a team of committed experienced nurses, and you willcover the 100-bed inpatient units and Emergency Department during evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years of charge nurse experience and/or a minimum of one year in a nursing management/supervisory role in an acute care accredited hospital. Experience working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Department(ED) is preferred, and Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Associationare required. The current position is part time (0.6 FTE). NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work with unit-based charge nurses, supervise and monitor the provision of nursing care withinSan MateoMedical Center. Monitor and control expenditures in the deployment of staffto ensure the accomplishment of objectives within an approved budget. Maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of public and private organizations, including staff in other Health Services Agency Divisions, County departments, medical staff, emergency medical services, law enforcement, other agencies and private health care providers. Answer questions and provide information to the public. Supervise the enforcement of applicable nursing standards, codes and regulations, as required. Provide staff assistance to higher level management on nursing or related issues. Perform related duties as assigned. Prepare reports regarding activity on assigned shift. Function as the liaison to the Administrator-on-Call and have delegated responsibility to be a resource to all departments who have staff in-house. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act; principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety and infection control practices; principles and practices of community health care including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services; principles and practices of program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; principles of budget preparation and monitoring; principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation; state and other regulatory requirements for assigned unit or program. Skill/Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate nursing services that ensure quality patient care and conform to all prescribed standards; work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations, including private medical providers; analyze service delivery problems accurately, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them; develop, evaluate and maintain accurate records; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts; communicate effectively with administrative, medical, professional, clinical and citizen groups; train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff, as appropriate; provide unit management and support during evening, off hours and weekends, if assigned to administration and designated as nursing supervisor. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of professional nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, of which at least one year included responsible supervisory experience, unless otherwise specified below in the additional qualifications. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the following assignments: Emergency Department: Must possess a BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.Two years of the required nursing experience must have been from working in an emergency department and includes experience with domestic violence and rape trauma reporting requirements. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Thorough and detailed responses to the supplementalquestions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date : Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel Interview: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(080718) (Clinical Services ManagerI - Nursing - D144) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo BehavioralHealth and RecoveryServices (BHRS) seeks Board eligible or Board certifiedpsychiatrists to serve as a staff Adult Psychiatrist in one of the following locations: the Coastside Behavioral Health Center in Half Moon Bay, California and the East Palo Alto Community Counseling Behavioral Health Center in East Palo Alto, California. The Coastside position, providing professional adult psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients of BHRS, is currently part time, 0.65 FTE (26 hours per week), and currently open for hire. The position serves two separate locations: 20 hours per week in the Coastside Clinic in Half Moon Bay, as well as 6 hours per week providing services to a post-discharge program, known as Service Connect, for released jail inmates and prisoners with behavioral health issues. The program is in Redwood City, California. The East Palo Alto position provides professional adult psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients of BHRS, and is currently part time, 0.8 FTE (35 hours per week), including 11 hours/week for consultation to the Conservator Office of San Mateo County, Behavioral Health, and is currently open for hire. The positions offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, reimbursement of professional dues and expenses (up to $2,500/year), an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. As a national leader in community mental health services, BHRS offers the opportunity to practice state-of-the-art psychiatry without third party intrusions, the ability to work with a diverse client group with a wide range of diagnoses, the chance to participate in a team model, and the opportunity to supervise psychiatric residents in our award winning Psychiatric Residency Program. BHRS uses evidence-based treatment approaches in our system of care services, while seeking continuing improvement and development in the areas of cultural competence, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems, and supportive housing. Our achievements reflect the work of dedicated staff as well as the valuable input of mental health system partners--criminal justice and human services agencies, private providers and contract agencies, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commission members, families, and consumers. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct psychiatric assessments and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy, psychotherapy, rehabilitation programs, and medications as needed. Medication management, including Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders as needed. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Conduct and direct individual and group psychotherapy. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals in the community when necessary. Confer with clients' relatives or loved ones regarding illness and treatment. Maintain electronic records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to BHRS standards and other regulatory agencies. Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the field of medicine and psychiatry. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. General Medicine and its relationship to psychiatry. Current techniques and dynamics of individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Chemical dependency and abuse and its relationship to psychiatry. Psychiatric principles and practices. Community mental health practice and program options. Treatment approaches and differential diagnosis of the mentally ill. HIPPA regulations. Medical ethics as they relate to patient care. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, HIPAA, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San MateoHuman Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Kristin Herman(062018) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 25, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Division isseeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Partners for Safe & Healthy Children Program-Spanish Speaking Preferred- Extra Help. Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in the community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; and may supervise graduate interns. Partners for Safe and Healthy Children Program Clinicians will work with infants and young children 0-5 years of age; conduct infant assessments using the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition; conduct child, and adult assessments; provide treatment in various modalities such as dyad, individual play, individual and group therapies. These clinicians will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children 0-5 years of age and their caregivers who have been referred from Children and Family Services; will work with children 0-5 years of age whose families have issues with alcohol and other drugs (AOD); will provide court reports; and testify in court cases as needed. Treatment is provided by home visits as well as clinic based visits. The clinician will have working relationships with Child Protective Services (CPS) Social Worker, Foster Parents, and family members. The ideal candidate will have experience: Working withinfants and young children 0-5 years of age Providing Infant Parent Psychotherapy Working with families involved with CPS Working with families that have alcohol and other drug issues Home visiting experience Working with a culturally diverse client population Using their bilingualSpanish speaking skillsproviding services (if Spanish speaking) The current vacancy is for Full-Time Extra-Help in the Prenatal to Three Unit's Partners for Safe and Healthy Children Program. The position is located/based in San Mateo but requires travel throughout San Mateo County to conduct home visits, provide services, for court and to attend meetings. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,598.67 - $6,999.20/month PSW/MFT II: $6,279.87 - $7,850.27/month NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Qualifications Language Requirement :Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English andSpanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered forthis extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: 1. This position requires current California registration as either an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) or Intern-Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF); or current California license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Please indicate which of the following applies: Registration as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) Registration as an Intern-Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) None of the above - I DO NOT meet this requirement 2. Provide your registration/license number and expiration date. NOTE : Please be prepared to bring a copy of your current registration/license to the interview. 3. Describe any experience you have working with infants and children 0-5 years of age. Include assessment, diagnosis, treatment plans, case management, and counseling and/or therapy services you provided. In addition, include any specific infant mental health training you have received. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 4. Describe any experience you have working with children 0-5 years of age and their parents involved with Child Protective Services. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 5 . Describe any experience you have working with children 0-5 years of age whose families have issues with alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 6. Describe any experience you haveconducting home visits working with children 0-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 7.Fluency in Spanish and English is "preferred." Are you fluent in both Spanish and English? (A "No" answer will NOT disqualify you from this recruitment.) Yes or No Please include the words "Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Partners for Safe & Healthy Children Program- Extra Help (Open)" in the subject line of email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Hedwig De Ocampo, Mental Health Program Specialist, BHRS HDeOcampo@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 31, 2018
Full Time
Are you an experienced peace officer? The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is seeking current peace officers for the position of Deputy Sheriff Lateral. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office employs over six hundred sworn and civilian employees. Deputy Sheriffs investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas; receive, supervise and transport inmates; act as bailiff or civil deputy; and perform all related duties in law enforcement and crime prevention as may be assigned under general supervision. To avoid delays in processing your application for this position, please read all the information contained in this job posting prior to submitting an application. T h i s is NOT an ENTRY-LEVEL POSITION. Su cc e ss f u l candidates must have experience as a peace officer and must possess a valid California Basic POST Certificate. The Basic Certificate is awarded to current full-time peace officers of a POST-participating agency that have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite Basic Course requirement and the employing agency's probationary period. IMPORTANT: Applicants for this position must submit with their application a copy of their Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) Physical Agility Test results AND a copy of their valid California Basic POST Certificate or Basic Course Waiver Letter. The physical agility exam must have been completed within one year of the date the job application is submitted. Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test consists of five individually timed and weighted events, and the minimum passing score is 320. The Academy offers optional practice sessions for the WSTB. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy website. The following five events are individually timed and weighted in terms of value. 99-yard obstacle course with sharp turns and up to 34-inch high obstacles 165-pound body drag for 32-feet 6-foot chain link fence climb 6-foot solid wall climb 500-yard run All pre-application tests for Deputy Sheriff Lateral applicants have been outsourced to the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (aka The Academy). However, test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet the California Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) requirements. Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy ( www.theacademy.ca.gov ) and self-enrolling for the required test. Visit The Academy's website for current test schedules, requirements, and enrollment. 2. California Basic POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Certificate - The Basic Certificate is awarded, as defined in Regulation 1011, to currently employed full-time peace officers of a POST-participating agency who have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite Basic Course requirement and the employing agency's probationary period. Out-of-state applicants : Completion of the Basic Course Waiver process is an option for meeting California's Regular Basic Course training requirement for out-of-state applicants. An individual must successfully complete the entire four-step Basic Course Waiver (BCW) process to obtain a waiver. To begin or learn more about the Basic Course Wavier process, please visit https://www.post.ca.gov/basic-course-waiver-process.aspx . Qualifications Certificate: As required by the State of California, incumbents at this level must possess a valid California Basic POST Certificate. Education: High school diploma or its equivalent. License: Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent. Citizenship: U.S. citizen; permanent resident aliens who are eligiblemust have applied for citizenship at the time of application for this position. Background: No felony convictions and no recent drug use. Physical Requirements: Must be free from any condition which might adversely affect fitness for the duties of the position; uncorrected visual acuity of at least 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/30 in each eye; weight must be in proportion to height. Other requirements: Willing to work irregular hours, holidays, weekends, and rotating shifts. Refrain from using tobacco products at any time for employees hired by the County after October 1, 2004. Application/Examination Anyone May Apply. Responses to supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our County of San Mateo application form along with your Basic POST Certificate and your physical agilityexam results. An application screening committee may select those applicants whose education, experience, training, and knowledge most closely match the requirements of the position and the needs of the Sheriff's Office. The examination will consist of a physical agility exam (weight: pass/fail) and a panel interview (weight: 100%). In order to be invited to the panel interview, candidates must have passed the physical agilityexam and possess a Basic POST certificate prior to applying. The panel interview will include the evaluation of a written exercise given just prior to the interview. Candidates will be notified of the date, time and place of the examinations. Subsequent phases of the selection process include a psychological evaluation, polygraph test, and medical examination. The Sheriff's Office will conduct final interviews with candidates who pass all required tests and evaluations. Final selection of candidates is made by the Sheriff's Office and is based on panel interview performance and information gathered in the background investigation, psychological and polygraph assessments, and medical evaluations. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. For specific questions regarding retirement, the San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association ( www.samcera.org ) can be contacted by email ( samcera@samcera.org ) or by phone (650-599-1234). Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Open until filled San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Analyst:Mandy Singh(102516) (Deputy Sheriff - H060) Keywords: Sheriff, officer, Deputy, Lateral Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Nov 10, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo CountyHealth is seeking an experienced Tobacco Prevention ProgramSenior Community Health Planner to work as part of a diverse team that includes staff with expertise in health education, community capacity building, and policy development and advocacy. The current vacancy is in the Community Health Promotion Unit (CHPU) of the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division located in Belmont, but may travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the position. The Senior Community Health Planner's primary responsibilities are toserve as a lead staff member to oversee the functions of the Tobacco Prevention Program (TPP) health promotion initiative; conduct community assessment, program planning, budget development and strategy development of the TPP; negotiate the scope of work and budget with California Department of Public Health (CDPH); and supervise TPP staff, contractors and interns. This position willplan, organize, administer, conduct and evaluate health education and health promotion programs; and create and lead needed health promotion strategies or programs in cooperation with other divisions of San Mateo County Health, community groups and other community organizations. The Community Health Promotion Unit (CHPU) empowers communities to advance health equity and promote public health in the County of San Mateo. The focus of the unit is on the risk factors that contribute to the leading causes of death in the County of San Mateo: tobacco use, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, and substance abuse. CHPU focuses on primary prevention efforts that utilize the Spectrum of Prevention and the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) health inequity framework in building community capacity to address chronic diseases. The ideal candidate will be experienced in conducting tobacco prevention, or other related public health issues; overseeing and administering health promotion, disease prevention, and substance use prevention programs; able to conduct public health functions such as community assessments, data analysis, program planning, evaluation, policy analysis and community advocacy; proficient in gathering and analyzing data and providing recommendations; well versed in representing a health organization; effective in conducting presentations to community agencies and members; experienced in conducting and overseeing strategic planning processes; have working knowledge of the social determinants of health and health inequities that impact chronic diseases and substance use and abuse; and experience applying a health equity lens to program planning; able to conduct policy analysis, development and advocacy; experienced in coalition development and maintenance; able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered on the job; and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and other databases.. Experience in conducting alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention and promotion of nutrition, physical activity and educational attainment preferred. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications County Status: An applicant must have been a San Mateo Countyemployee in San Mateo County Health with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date. Education : Possession of a Master's degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration or other relevant field with appropriate experience and knowledge of community health planning and health policy. Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of experience in public health planning and promotion. Knowledge of : Basic supervisory principles and practices; practices and procedures of community organization and cooperation; principles and methods of strategic and community health planning, promotion and health education; statistical and survey methods utilized in needs assessments and program evaluation; dynamics of underserved communities and populations/ Socio-economic aspects of and community-level determinants of health; data analysis and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research; and publicity and media practices related to dissemination of initiative results and development of health promotion campaigns. Skill/Ability to : Plan, assign, direct and review the work of others; train and instruct others; organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities; read and interpret rules, policies and procedures; think strategically to guide priority community planning efforts; obtain and maintain community collaboration for health promotion and planning efforts; plan, organize and conduct health planning and promotion initiatives; work with diverse staff and community members to address priority health issues; analyze and develop policy initiatives to address high priority health issues; analyze relevant data and program information to perform community health planning, assessment and evaluation; establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, other staff and the public; write clear, concise, and effective reports, presentations, policy memos, correspondence and news releases; communicate effectively orally, including public speaking; and originate, prepare and distribute publicity materials. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in San Mateo County Health with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date may apply. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Date for Filing: November 26, 2018 Application Screening: November 28, 2018 Combined Civil Service/Department Interviews: December 10, 2018 San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (110918) (Senior Community Health Planner F054) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
The District Attorney's Office is looking for a dynamic leader to fill their Lead Legal Secretary position. Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide lead direction in assigning, directing and reviewing the work of legal secretarial and general office support staff; provides difficult or specialized legal secretarial support to one or more attorneys. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide lead direction, training and work review to office support staff; organize and assign work, set priorities and follow up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Provide input into selection decisions, performance evaluations and corrective action matters. Draft pleadings, subpoenas, contracts, ordinances and other legal documents and correspondence, memoranda and reports from stenographic notes, brief instructions, or prior materials. Calendar and schedule court dates, meetings and appointments for attorneys; file or arrange for the filing of legal briefs and other necessary paperwork with the court. Receive and screen visitors and telephone calls, providing information regarding the particular area of assignment, which may require the use of judgment and interpretation of policies and procedures or taking messages or referring the caller to the proper attorney. Process a variety of legal agreements, contracts, etc., following attorney's instructions. Research and compile a variety of informational materials. Type drafts and a wide variety of finished documents, including both general and legal-related correspondence and documents; may use word processing equipment and input or retrieve data and prepare reports using an on-line computer system. Independently initiate specified correspondence such as transmittal letters for signature by appropriate staff; review finished materials for completeness, accuracy, format, compliance with policies and procedures, and appropriate English usage. Organize and maintain chronological and other files. Relieve attorneys of certain administrative matters by following up on projects, transmitting information, keeping informed of pertinent activities, and scheduling and arranging for meetings. Organize own work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic supervisory principles and practices. Office administrative and secretarial practices and procedures, including filing and business letter writing. Legal office terminology, processes, procedures, and the format for legal documents. The operation of common office equipment, including a word processor and personal or on-line computer. Record keeping, report preparation and filing methods. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary. Business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, direct and review the work of others. Train others in work procedures. Draft pleadings and other legal documents from stenographic notes, brief instructions or printed information. Provide varied and responsible secretarial and office administrative assistance to one or more attorneys and/or associated staff. Use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines. Research and compile a variety of informational materials. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Organize and maintain accurate records and files. Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments. Type accurately at a rate of 50 net words per minute from printed copy. Note: Specific positions may require skill in taking dictation at a rate of 80 words per minute by hand or stenographic machine and transcribing it accurately. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: One year of journey level legal secretarial and office administrative experience. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in the District Attorney'sOffice with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date may apply. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT DATES~ Final Filing Date: November 15, 2018 Application Appraisal/Screening: Week of November 19, 2018 Panel/Department Interview : November 29, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Mandy Singh (11022018) (LeadLegal Secretary-E379) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo County Probation Department is seeking motivated candidates for the Legal Office Services Supervisor position. The Legal Office Services Supervisor will oversee legal support functions in a wide range of areas including but not limited to court services, records unit, stats desk, AB 109 support, special projects, reception, and internal and external customer service support. The incumbent willsupervise and direct a team of approximately10 legal office support staff in multiple related support areas ofan assigned division across two office locations, Redwood City and East Palo Alto.This position isresponsible for ensuringmandatory department functions meet deadlines by planning, scheduling, assigning, and reviewing legal office support work. The supervisor will also assist in developing, recommending and implementing operating procedures, forms and work processes. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of court documents, and legal terminology; possess demonstrated leadership and team building skills; create an environment that unites people and motivates them to work collaboratively and effectively toward agreed upon objectives; understand and maintain necessary confidentiality; maintain a positive public image, often times under stressful situations; able to resolve issues of conflict and manage personnel matters; effectively guide and train staff on court process and procedures; and have excellent oral and written communication skills. The Probation Department is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some staff that work in the Pretrial Services Unit are also scheduled to work on Sundays. The incumbent may occasionally be required to work on Sundays to provide support to staff he/she will supervise. On occasion overtime may also be necessary to complete special business projects. Supervisors might be assigned to work from any Probation Department location (Redwood City, East Palo Alto, San Mateo, South San Francisco) depending upon the needs of the department. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervise and direct legal office support staff and activities. Plan, schedule, assign, review and perform legal office support work. Train assigned staff in general and legal office procedures and specific departmental and unit policies and procedures. Provide support for the San Mateo County Card Key System. Evaluate employee performance. Perform facility related duties or assignments. Recommend employee selection, initial corrective action and other personnel actions. Determine work schedules and authorize leaves, process time cards, ensuring the timely completion of all work. Answer inquiries, provide information and resolve complaints from clients, the public or employees regarding the function and activities of the work unit. Develop, recommend and implement improved work systems, processes, and procedures. Compile operational and statistical data and information, maintain various records and prepare special and periodic reports. Perform difficult or complex legal office support work and assist with special office projects as assigned; read and process various legal documents such as court calendars, court orders, booking slips, probation reports, arrest records, referrals and other legal information for maintaining records. Review legal documents, arrest or incident records, files and cases to identify inaccurate, inconsistent and unclear codes, data and other information. Check court and legal documents for proper authorization and obtain missing signatures. Compile data from multiple sources to complete and process legal forms, documents and reports in accordance with established procedures. Establish and maintain office and case files. Research and compile information from office and case files. Close and purge files according to established procedures. Provide project support to departmental management. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: four years of experience providing office support in a legal or court setting. Knowledge of: Supervisory principles and practices including work planning, scheduling, review and evaluation, and employee training and corrective action; office management practices and procedures including records management and the operation of standard office equipment; legal documents, forms, terminology and procedures; policies and procedures related to the department to which assigned; standard office equipment; business arithmetic and letter writing; and correct English usage including spelling, grammar and punctuation. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, supervise, review and evaluate the work of others; train others in work procedures; read and interpret rules, policies, procedures and legal and court documents; organize, research and maintain office files; compose correspondence independently from brief instructions; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals, some of whom may be hostile or irate; organize and prioritize work, meeting critical deadlines and following up on assignments with minimum supervision; and analyze and resolve varied office administrative problems. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%) which may include a writing and/or performance exercise(s).Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to the standard County employment application form. Tentative Recruitment Schedule : Final Filing Date: November 15, 2018 Application Appraisal/Screening: Week of November 19, 2018 Panel Interviews : December 10 and/or 11, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Mandy Singh (110202018) (Legal Office Services Supervisor - E376) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.