County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

  • 455 County Center, Fifth Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, United States

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.

We are committed to:

  • The highest standards of public service
  • A common vision of responsiveness
  • The highest standards of ethical conduct
  • Treating people with respect and dignity

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

 

45 job(s) at County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
Description 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: Carolyn Burns (121114) (Psychiatric Specialist - B113 and B129) Keywords:mental health, psychiatrist, specialist, hospital, clinician, resident, residency, health services
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
Description Biologist/Standards Specialists work in the office of the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer, a regulatory agency that provides a variety of environmental and consumer protection services throughout the County. Duties include field inspections and investigations related to the enforcement of laws and regulations governing pesticide use, plant quarantine, fruit and vegetable quality standards and the testing and certification of weighing and measuring devices for accuracy. The work schedule for this position may include early morning hours and weekend assignments. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college in agriculture, biological sciences, or a related field, and a working knowledge in the enforcement of agricultural laws and regulations. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, the ability to draft and maintain reports, and communicate effectively with the public, co-workers, consumers and industry representatives to provide information or obtain compliance with enforcement actions. Appointment to this position may be made at a level commensurate to the qualifications of the successful candidate. Additional qualifications beyond the minimum required for the Biologist / Standards Specialist I position are as follows: Biologist/Standards Specialist II - Six months of experience in addition to the required licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Biologist/Standards Specialist III - Two years of experience in addition to the required licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Biologist/Standards Specialist IV - Three years of experience in addition to the required licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Note: The list created from this recruitment, may be used to fill unclassified/classified vacancies, as well as Extra-help assignments. Qualifications Biologist/Standards Specialist I - IV (all levels) License: Possession of a class C driver license or equivalent. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college with major work in agricultural, biological or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Biologist/Standards Specialist II - IV Experience and Licenses: Experience in the enforcement of agricultural and/or weights and measures laws and regulations and licensure by the CDFA in agriculture or weights and measures inspection. (See supplemental application for specific information.) Application/Examination Open. Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%) which may include a writing and/or performance exercise(s) given before, during or after the interview. 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. Possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in 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 on the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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: Monday, December 21, 2020 11:59 PM Application Screening: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Combined Panel Interviews: Wednesday, January 6, 2020 and/or Thursday, January 7, 2020 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: Arlene Cahill ((Biologist/Standards Specialist I/II/III/IV - J062/J063/J064/J065)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Description The Department of Housing is a catalyst for increasing access to high-quality affordable housing for households earning a variety of incomes, and supporting related community development activities, so that housing and robust services exist for people of all income levels and ages in San Mateo County. The Department consists of two divisions, Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo. Reporting to the HCD Supervisor and HCD Housing Program Manager, the Housing and Community Development Specialist II/III position will engage in a variety of functions aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing throughout San Mateo County and forging partnerships to address critical housing needs. A portion of the job duties will be more programmatic in nature and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of program support services including developing program objectives, preparing Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs), evaluating project proposals and underwriting, understanding and applying HUD and other program regulations, managing the Department's role in facilitating affordable housing developments, preparing contract documents, monitoring the progress of funding recipients, and providing technical assistance to and working with community groups on housing-related issues. Other job duties will be more policy oriented and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of policy and partnership support to the Department of Housing and its interagency and private partners, nonprofit and for-profit, to support housing initiatives. The HCD Specialist's programmatic support duties may include, but are not limited to: Managing the County's relationship with, and providing technical assistance to, non-profit and for-profit organizations funded or seeking funding from the Department of Housing to facilitate development processes while ensuring compliance with applicable County, State and Federal requirements. Negotiating contract terms with outside vendors, consultants or organizations and monitoring and evaluating fiscal and legal liability of same. Administering home buyer and home repair programs, including underwriting for eligibility and affordability, and preparing loan documents, and contracts. Managing the assets of the Department's loans and grants portfolio and providing analysis and recommendations in response to requests to subordinate, refinance, or restructure existing DOH loans. Coordinating the funding cycles of various funding sources including but not limited to the County Affordable Housing Fund and Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). Assisting in the process of awarding funds from the County's Affordable Housing Fund, funded largely by Measure K sales tax proceeds. Developing and administering housing and community development programs which support affordable new construction, acquisition of existing affordable housing, rehabilitation, and first-time home ownership. Managing a portfolio of grantees to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulations, including environmental reviews and prevailing wage requirements. Managing a portfolio of grantees including negotiating contracts, processing requests for payment, and reviewing quarterly and/or annual progress reports. Providing support and oversight to planning and developing large scale housing projects sponsored or co-sponsored by the San Mateo County Department of Housing. Monitoring the performance of grantees and writing performance reports as needed. Preparing written reports such as the Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). Conducting due diligence reviews on applications for community development and public services, housing grants and loans and coordinating with consultants on final staff recommendation reports. Preparing funding recommendations, memos, resolutions and other materials that will go to the Board of Supervisors. Interpreting, explaining, and directing the enforcement of all applicable standards, codes and regulations. May represent the Department of Housing at meetings of the County Board of Supervisors. Preparing detailed written reports, policies, procedures and contracts. Assisting in the Department's response to Federal, State, and County audits. The HCD Specialist's policy and partnership support duties may include, but are not limited to: Developing plans, objectives and implementation strategies for Department of Housing outreach, technical assistance, and partnership initiatives. Acting as representative of the Department of Housing in collaborations with community stakeholders and inter-departmental work within the County. Researching, analyzing, and summarizing data on key housing initiatives in partnership with the Department's interagency and private partners, nonprofit and for-profit. Assisting with the development of Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) priorities, guidelines and processes. Researching, analyzing, and helping develop affordable housing policy solutions addressing County needs, and evaluating impacts on underserved and underrepresented communities. Monitoring the progress of affordable housing-related collaborations and initiatives in which the Housing Department is participating; and engaging in problem-solving as needed when challenges arise. Identifying and evaluating new funding programs and opportunities for the County and its partners to access these new programs. Investigating and developing new opportunities for the Department to provide support and assistance to cities, housing developers, housing advocates, and others in facilitating the creation of housing. The HCD Specialist will have primary responsibility for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a variety of projects and work tasks as described above, including managing the loan-making processes for both multifamily and single-family first-time homebuyer programs. In addition, the HCD Specialist will be expected to work productively on housing-related projects and initiatives with a variety of community groups, city and county staff, and elected officials, developers, community leaders, and other diverse stakeholders. Experience in one or more of the following is highly desirable: Housing policy or housing program development and implementation. First-time homebuyer and/or home repair programs. Federal or state housing programs. Affordable housing production and finance. Urban planning development and community revitalization. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following qualities/qualifications: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in economic/community development, planning, finance, public administration, or in a relevant field One year of progressively advanced skills and experience with affordable housing policies and programs One year of progressively advanced skills and experience with administering CDBG/HOME/ESG programs Familiarity with other federal and state housing finance programs such as Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). An understanding of affordable housing finance and underwriting. An understanding of the complexities of housing development, land use, and affordable housing financing issues. Knowledge of issues related to urban planning and equitable community development. Knowledge of programs for facilitating and subsidizing low- and moderate-income housing. Experience in community outreach and partnership development. Experience working with people/communities from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Familiarity of County's priorities and programs to reduce homelessness Strong program and project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks with competing priorities A positive attitude and sense of humor. An ability to embrace change with initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Effective written and oral communication skills. Candidates with an advanced education degree or training in housing, housing finance, public policy, urban planning, sustainable development, or related field are strongly encouraged to apply. SALARY : Housing / Community Development Specialist II $7,181 - $8,973/month Housing / Community Development Specialist III $8,221 - $10,279/month NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. 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: HCD Specialist II: Two years of experience in construction administration, building inspection, real estate appraisal, community development project coordination, economic development, or loan application preparation and processing. HCD Specialist III: Three years of experience in a housing and community development program which has included responsibility for coordination of construction, financing, community development, or economic development projects. Knowledge of : Federal and state housing and community development laws, regulations and procedures. Principles and practices of public administration, community development, business development and marketing. Economic development programs, agencies and funding sources. Project planning, budgeting, scheduling, supervision and monitoring. Techniques for monitoring compliance with regulatory agreements for low- and moderate-income housing. Statistical methods and data collection, tabulation and analysis. Programs for facilitating and subsidizing low and moderate housing including financing and indirect subsidy mechanisms. Legislative process at local, state and federal levels. Uniform building and construction codes, state and local housing regulations and methods of enforcement. Techniques and methods of housing inspection and detecting health and safety hazards. Housing rehabilitation and remodeling practices and procedures. Construction specifications and cost estimating. General contracting principles. Home improvement financing and escrow procedures. Skill/Ability to : Manage and coordinate complex projects and activities. Prepare grant applications and performance reports. Evaluate proposals, manage project schedules, monitor compliance and progress and evaluate performance. Negotiate and write contracts. Interpret complex regulations and procedures. Research policies, analyze alternatives, and make concise recommendations. Identify problems and propose solutions. Express ideas effectively, orally and in writing. Compose and disseminate information to the community and general public through various media. Work effectively with the public and community groups. Make presentations to committees, special purpose groups and the general public. Conduct meetings. Prepare and interpret construction specifications, architectural drawings and construction contracts. Train and direct the activities of lower level personnel. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees 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. 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 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" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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: December 3, 2020 Tentative Screening Date: December 8, 2020 Tentative Panel Interview Dates: December 16 and/or 17, 2020 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. Talent Acquisition Analyst: Yvonne Alvidrez (11202020) (Housing and Community Development Specialist II/III - R002/R003)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Environmental Health Services Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Pollution Prevention Specialist II-Limited Term . The Pollution Prevention Specialist conducts social marketing to the residents of the County of San Mateo on a variety of environmental and public health topics; manages outreach activities for a variety of Environmental Health Services programs; and assists with other tasks as needed. The current limited term vacancy is in the Environmental Health Services Division located in San Mateo, CA, however, will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the position. This position will work occasional evenings and weekends. For information on the Environmental Health Services Division visit: https://www.smchealth.org/eh For information on the Pollution Prevention Programs visit: https://www.smchealth.org/pollutionprevention Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and plan strategic outreach campaigns including media pitches, advertising, and social marketing; Coordinate the Division's social media campaigns; develop and order outreach literature and promotional items utilizing proficiency in graphic design; Plan and staff outreach events; Communicate with the public, businesses, city and County staff; Conduct technical assistance visits to retail partner stores (auto part, food facility, hardware, and nail salon businesses); Track spending and process invoices; Attend and participate at meetings of related organizations; and Assist teammates with the Healthy Nail Salon Program, Household Hazardous Waste Outreach, and Product Stewardship, either with discreet tasks or on a project basis. The ideal candidate will have: Journey level experience in developing and implementing environmental and/or public health education and outreach campaigns, demonstrating significant responsibility in the areas of pollution prevention, public outreach, and grant and contract management. Proficiency in pollution prevention and public health protection concepts and goals, a working knowledge of local, state and federal efforts in this field in order to create effective outreach campaigns. Knowledge and application of varying media for outreach efforts including but not limited to website maintenance and web page development, media buys (television, newspaper, radio, etc.), social media, constituent relationship management systems, literature and brochure development, and various social marketing approaches. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the ability to manage multiple budgets and projects simultaneously; conduct meetings with city officials; educate the general public; speak and write effectively; and work as part of a team. This 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. Information for current County employees: Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit application materials and compete in the selection process. If you are successful in the selection process and are being considered for the assignment, HR will work directly with you and/or your department for options. Please note that there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable. 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 one year of experience in hazardous materials management. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Cover letter with responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: The Pollution Prevention Specialist will work occasional evenings and weekends. Are you able to meet this need? If you are not able to meet this need, you will not be considered for the position. Describe your specific education and experience in social marketing and/or project management. Be specific about when, how long, where and how you gained the education, and experience. Describe your experience developing, implementing, promoting, coordinating and evaluating an outreach/education program, event or project (including any website development or upkeep). Be specific. Describe your experience establishing and maintaining collaborative relations with diverse community groups, non-profit organizations and community leaders or businesses. Be specific about the kinds of organizations you collaborated with and describe the purpose of your outreach. Please include the words "Pollution Prevention Specialist II - Limited Term Position " in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format. Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Helen Godinez, Environmental Health Program Supervisor hgodinez@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 (cover letter with responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, Fiscal Office Specialists provide difficult, technical, complex or specialized fiscal, financial, statistical and accounting office support to various County offices. They are responsible for the review and reconciliation of reports, journals, budget, payroll or related fiscal and statistical data; the auditing and verification of various information, including source data as well as manual and computer produced reports; and perform related duties, as assigned. The duties of the position require the use of independent judgment and initiative. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing; experience with office automation hardware and software; experience handling high volume of cash, and experience and knowledge working with Excel and Access. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies throughout the County of San Mateo. 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 equivalent to one year of journey level fiscal office support experience. Knowledge of: Fiscal document processing and record keeping, bookkeeping and basic governmental accounting principles and practices; basic auditing principles and practices; policies and procedures related to the department or function to which assigned; office administration practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; business data processing principles and the use of personal or online computers; business arithmetic; and correct English usage and the standard format for typed materials. Skill/Ability to: Organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities; read, interpret and apply rules, policies and procedures; perform detailed fiscal office support work accurately; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; and type with sufficient skill to complete forms and enter information into a computer. Other Requirements: Position may require that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) 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. The examination will consist of a standard, multiple-choice Civil Service Computer-Based Written Examination (weight:100%). 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply . Qualified applicants will be notified via email, which will include the link to take the Computer-based Written Exam. Please make sure to read your notices carefully. Applicant requests for alternate test dates will not be granted. Accommodations for special medical conditions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. It is the applicants' responsibility to notify the Human Resources Department at (650) 363-4343 if their appointment notices for the written examination is not received by Thursday, December 3, 2020. ~RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ Final Filing Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 @ 11:59 p.m. PST Written Exam: Opens Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. PST Closes on Saturday, December 5 @ 1 1:59 p.m. PST 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. Jennifer Reyes (11192020) (Fiscal Office Specialist - E350)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is seeking an experienced Supervising Mental Health Psychologist for the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) clinic. The successful candidate will assist and consult to medical, nursing, and administrative staff; provide direct clinical services; supervise trainees and licensed staff; conduct trainings and quality improvement activities; and collect and report related clinical and financial data. The Integrated Behavioral Health clinic functions as an embedded component of the Medical Center's clinics and inpatient units to ensure that patients receive high-quality primary care behavioral health and related services. Working side-by-side with medical providers, nurses, and other staff, the IBH team addresses psychological distress, psychiatric symptoms, health behavior change, substance abuse, neurocognitive functioning, acculturation concerns, and other mild to moderate mental health issues. IBH currently offers services in the largest adult primary care clinics in the Medical Center system as well as in the acute and long-term inpatient units at the San Mateo campus. The Supervising Mental Health Psychologist is the lead clinician for psychology and psychotherapy services provided by Integrated Behavioral Health. The position supervises the clinic's staff psychologists, psychology post-doctoral fellows and support staff in their day-to-day clinical and administrative duties, in matters such as patient assignment, caseload, scheduling, and billing. In collaboration with the Medical Director and staff psychiatrists, the position participates in development of programs and protocols. The position also provides clinical supervision and teaching for trainees, develops and conducts staff training programs and quality improvement activities, and participates in several hospital-wide programs. Clinical duties include consultation to members of the patient care team as well as direct patient care, including individual and group psychotherapy, psychological assessments and interventions, community outreach and education and psycho-diagnostic testing. Clinical issues commonly of concern include health behavioral changes, adjustment to physical health conditions, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, life circumstance issues, cognitive impairments, impediments to adherence to medical treatment, difficulties in social functioning, and acculturation matters. The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in the field of primary care behavioral health and prior supervisory experience. In addition to broad knowledge and experience in psychological assessment and evidence-based clinical care, the ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of health care delivery systems; medical and neurocognitive conditions and treatment modalities; trauma-related disorders and their treatments; and integrated health care. Experience with multi-cultural and linguistic diverse populations is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will also have at least two years of experience of in supervision and training of psychology trainees. The successful candidate must meet San Mateo Medical Center educational and training requirements for medical staff privileges in clinical psychology and psychological diagnostic testing at the time of hire. The Supervising Mental Health Psychologist reports to and is directly supervised by the Department of Psychiatry Medical Director. 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: Function as the Unit Chief, and plan, assign, train, and supervise the work of a group of inter-disciplinary mental health professionals and trainees. Plan, implement, and coordinate all unit-related activity. Participate in administrative staff meetings to formulate overall program plans and review ongoing operations. Establish and maintain program procedures which are consistent with federal, state, and local laws governing mental health services. Monitor and consult with contract providers to ensure compliance with services requested by the County and to help determine jointly beneficial solutions to problem areas. Maintain unit record and collect statistical data for routine, evaluative and research purposes. Research and prepare grant proposals for specific mental health projects. Lead clinical meetings for cooperative planning of treatment and accountable case disposition. Facilitate development of training program for staff and interns. Conduct psychological testing/assessment of individuals, couples, families; make diagnoses. Provide therapy and workshops for individuals and groups. Conduct case management functions. Maintain patient/client case documentation adhering to state and division policy and procedures. Provide crisis services and screening for new patients. Assist in discharge planning and provide follow-up care, counseling, information to patients and family members. Provide both client-centered and program-centered consultation to external agencies, institutions and individuals. Provide community education and information to external agencies, institutions, and individuals. Oversee units that are large, complex, or serve clients in unique situations. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: California license in Clinical Psychology. 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: Two years of professional post-doctoral experience in a mental health setting. Knowledge of: Basic program management techniques and practices. Principles and practices of supervision and training. The human and health services system in the County including private agencies and their community resources. Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Current community mental health concepts, principles and procedures. Legal and policy aspects of community mental health methods. Techniques of family, individual, and group counseling and diagnosis. Individual, group and family psychodynamics. Current principles and practices of psychological evaluation. Mental health consultation and education. Problems, needs, attitudes and behavior patterns of patients/clients. Skill/Ability to: Supervise, train and evaluate inter-disciplinary staff. Work collaboratively with other senior professionals in planning and developing programs of a geographic or service unit. Prepare and deliver written and oral reports. Plan, implement and evaluate all operations of a geographic or service unit. Provide treatment to adults and/or children-adolescents with various dysfunctions. Establish and maintain objective working relationships with clients/patients, other professionals, and the public. Evaluate degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. 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 resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required information and supplemental questions in the online application. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted to be considered for this position. 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" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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 ~ Application Deadline: December 8, 2020 11:59 PM Application Screening: December 10, 2020 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: December 18, 2020 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 (111720) (Supervising Mental Health Psychologist - F006)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Description The Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division of the County of San Mateo's Human Services Agency is seeking an experienced Senior Community Worker to provide a wide variety of advanced community services of a remedial, educational, and emergency nature for socially, economically or mentally disadvantaged persons, which may include group and individual instruction and counseling, needs assessment and plan development, outreach, case management and direct patient care services. In addition, the Senior Community Worker will perform the most complex types of duties assigned to the class series, exercising a high level of autonomy, judgment, and initiative demonstrated by a high level of involvement in the development of individual (non-medical) care or support plan, significant levels of advocacy with external groups on behalf of the clients and advanced level of group facilitation, community education and training activities. There is one regular position within the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division of the Human Services Agency. The ideal candidate will: Be sensitive to the needs of the economically/socially disadvantaged. Have experience providing supportive services to individuals with barriers. Be client and customer centered. Motivate others and work as a team member. Collaborate effectively with community partners and other agencies. Be highly organized, flexible and work independently. Make effective decisions without supervision. Provide excellent customer service. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Speak a second language is highly desirable but not required. Use various computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and other programs as needed. Have reliable means of transportation to drive throughout San Mateo County. Days and hours may vary, as the work schedule will be based on the clients work schedules. Additionally, the incumbent will be available to work evening and weekends to perform duties of the position. Examples Of Duties Duties include: Provide individual support in developing independent job skills at the worksite to assist the client in maintaining employment with the goal of self-sufficiency. Assess the client and employer needs and the work environment; observe, shadow, train, coach, create and provide tools, model, interpret, and monitor the client onsite in employer facilities to support and facilitate client success. Educate and assist in assimilation in the workplace; develop solutions, often immediate, to problems and situations as they arise. Assist the client in resolving differences or challenges in the workplace; mediate differences between co-workers and employers when necessary. Qualifications K nowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations and County program policies and guidelines. Problems, needs, attitudes and behavior patterns of disadvantaged individuals and of the total community served. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Social and community resources. Basic techniques and dynamics of assessment and engagement. Techniques for group and individual counseling. Basic case management techniques and processes. Perform effectively in stressful, emotional, and confrontational situations. Recognize factors causing reaction or changes in a client's condition or behavior. Evaluate information received and make appropriate recommendations and referrals. Identification, development, and utilization of social and community resources. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with the general public, other agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, and regulatory organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, clientele, and staff. Skill/Ability to: Effectively market and represent a program, its clients, and services to external agencies. Interpret, explain, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures. Organize, maintain, and update office database and records systems. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Interpret agency programs and policies to members of the community served. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Analyze problems, formulate plans and put them into effect with a minimum of supervision. Stand and walk for extended periods of time and lift and carry equipment and supplies used in the course of the work. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way of gaining the knowledge and skills is two years of experience providing community services of a remedial and educational nature which includes experience counseling and conducting outreach to the client population served. Licensure/Certification: Some positions may require possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent. Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the field as well as an office environment; to operate a motor vehicle to attend meetings, and visit various County sites/employers, and to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard. Positions in this classification may bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Environmental Elements: Employees may be exposed to loud or excessive noise levels, unpleasant odors, or dust. Protective clothing such as gloves when supporting client job training. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) 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. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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 ~ Application Filing Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:59 PM Screening: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Combined Panel Interviews: Thursday, December 17, 2020 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: Arlene Cahill (Senior Community Worker - G117)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Description Implementing Effective and Proactive Programs That Help Reduce Recidivism within our Community. COMMITMENT, INTEGRITY AND COMPASSION The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office invites applications from compassionate and committed individuals to join their team as an In-Custody Case Manager and enhance its efforts in making a difference in the quality of life of inmates while better preparing them to re-enter the community upon release. The incumbent will hold a very valued and intriguing role upon joining a dynamic team in the Corrections Division. The Correctional Division operates two jails in Redwood City: Maguire Correctional Facility (MCF) and Maple Street Correctional Center (MSCC). The Sheriff's Office takes pride in its inmate programs and has designed the MSCC for programming and case management, with classrooms, computer rooms, and over 20 programs for male and female inmates Under general supervision and with direct contact, the In-Custody Case Manager will work one-on-one with inmates in performing case management duties and a variety of technical tasks including: planning, implementing and coordinating of jail programs and services in the areas of cognitive behavioral, education/literacy, vocational, and activity-based programs. These critical programs provide inmates opportunities to obtain the necessary skills for successful re-entry into the community. The incumbent will also develop basic programmatic procedures, coordinate functions with other program areas such as Community Based Organizations, Adult Probation, Correctional Health, Human Services Agency and Behavioral Health Recovery Services. The ideal candidate will have: A Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as: criminal justice, criminology, sociology, psychology, social work, or public administration. Past or present experience working in a criminal justice agency (such as the Sheriff's Office, the Court, Probation or Parole) or an ancillary agency (such as mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, or other partnerships that serve current or formerly incarcerated individuals) at the local, state, or federal level. Experience in the field of community service providers who interact with government agencies in working with the inmate population, either in or out of custody. A solid understanding of re-entry and re-integration principles and practices that are designed for the effective transition of inmates back into the community. Familiarity with recent State and Federal criminal justice legislation that impacts criminal justice agencies in San Mateo County. Familiarity with the Sheriff's Office Program Services Bureau and its recently launched model for jail programming and re-entry services. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a Multi-Disciplinary team, providing services coordination with partner agencies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manage a caseload of inmates; interview and conduct regular face to face follow ups with inmates. Conduct program/service needs assessment. Complete initial/re-assessment and initiate case plan to include curriculum schedule. Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings to identify opportunities for inmates upon release. Assess inmates for post-release program/service needs, financial obligations and entitlement eligibility. Collect and analyze data and develop a community profile on specific programs. Prepare a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, informational publications, program documentation, policies, procedures and other written materials. Link inmates to community-based services, vocational, and educational opportunities. 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: In-Custody Case Manager I $31.67-$39.60/hr) : Two years of experience in an organization providing social services which has included responsibility for community service program development such as planning, evaluating, monitoring or coordinating projects. In-Custody Case Manager II ($35.47-$44.35/hr) : Four years of experience in an organization providing social services which has included responsibility for community service program development such as planning, evaluating, monitoring or coordinating projects. Knowledge of : Principles, practices, and administrative requirements of the program to which assigned. Contemporary social, political and economic trends and problems related to community services. Principles of social planning and program development related to community services. Specialized technical knowledge related to assigned program area. Monitoring and evaluating systems for community services programs. Formulation and function of community and volunteer organizations. Current social and community needs. Principles and practices in community development and services planning. Methods applied to the collection and evaluation of statistical data. Principles of community organization. Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and County and program policies and guidelines. Computer applications related to the work. Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Skill/Ability to : Make independent judgments and work independently. Prepare concise reports and recommendations. Communicate effectively in writing and orally. Coordinate multiple facets of a program function. Interpret rules, regulations and guidelines at all government levels. Compile, analyze and interpret data using statistical and research techniques. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with members of other departments and diverse community groups. Plan, organize, promote and coordinate diverse community program activities. Other Requirements: The selected candidate must possess a valid California driver's license at the time of hire and must pass a detailed background investigation. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to supplemental questions are required and must be submitted in addition to the Standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume or reference to a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses to these questions. 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" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT TIMELINE: Final Filing Date: November 30, 2020 Applicant Screening: Week of November 30, 2020 Panel Interviews: December 16 and/or December 17, 2020 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 (11172020) (Community Program Specialist I/II-G226/G227)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2020
Full Time
Description Job Title/Classification : Intern/Fellow II Children's Fund Pay Rate: Starting at $17.86 hourly (no benefits) Part Time Position - Approximately 2 months Location: 1 Davis Drive, Belmont CA 94002 Job Description: The Children's Fund of San Mateo County is seeking two Part-Time/Temporary interns. This position would report directly to the Children's Fund Program Coordinator and assist with the Holiday Gift program. Each year over 3,500 gifts are distributed to low income/foster youth living in San Mateo County. This is a fun, fast paced, hands on position that requires dedication and flexibility to do the job. NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties Job Functions/Responsibilities: Manage and stock inventory of toys in the warehouse Manage scheduling with donors and establish good working relationships with both internal and external staff Work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines Create working relationships with the community Data entry and inventory tracking in Microsoft Excel Organizing toys for pick up and managing donations delivered following COVID-19 safety precautions Assist with lifting/moving items in our warehouse Sorting through items donated and tracking incoming donations Assist with managing outside volunteers Some minimal administrative office work Qualifications Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license Must be at least 18 years of age Experience with Microsoft programs Good communication skills Must be able to work independently and manage multiple tasks at once Must be willing to work some weekends/evenings if needed Attention to detail Application/Examination How to Apply: To apply, interested applicants should send the following documents via email to Rozeena Jhinnu at rjhinnu@smcgov.org by November 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm PST. Combine all application components into 1 document (PDF preferred, but other formats are acceptable such as a Word document) and attach the document to the email. The subject of the email should be "Application for the Intern/Fellow II - Children's Fund position." Cover letter Resume Apply immediately. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via email. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. 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.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking one Full-Time Case Management Nurse to focus on Utilization Review and Discharge Planning . At San Mateo Medical Center, we are always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you will have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of people who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you are ready to open new doors for your career, join us today! The Case Management Nurse will manage patient admission and ongoing stay reviews for patients with chronic or complicated medical conditions; work closely with patients and their loved ones and interdisciplinary team to evaluate patients' needs and come up with a comprehensive discharge plan that speaks to their preferences and goals; oversee appeals with third-party payors; and initiate and coordinate complex discharge plans. The incumbent will be responsible for retrospective and concurrent Utilization Review activities and for monitoring documentation, accuracy, and clinical compliance, in accordance with State and Federal regulations. In conjunction with other members of the health care team, the Case Management Nurse is accountable for timely coordination of quality health care services to meet the patient's health care needs across the continuum of care. This position requires knowledge of the development stages, as services are provided to infant, children, adolescent, pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations. The ideal candidate will possess one or more of the following: At least six months of recent, direct, and proven experience in Nurse Case Management in an acute care setting. Experience with industry published standards of level of care (i.e. InterQual or Milliman, etc.). A Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate. Experience working with diverse, underserved populations. 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: Identify problem situations or patient care issues; analyze, interpret, advise and consult with staff and other health care professionals to provide high quality, contemporary care. Interpret and modify the system of patient care delivered by evaluating and reviewing standard practices and initiating new procedures. Provide consultation and guidance to all levels of the nursing staff pertinent to patient care problems within the field of specialty. Advise the nursing staff in the establishment and maintenance of records of treatments given and the related progress of each patient for the purpose of analyzing patterns, synthesizing actions and evaluating patient care plans. Resolve unusual or unique patient care problems or situations, which require analytical, interpretative and constructive thinking. Formulate and develop plans, procedures and program content designed to meet specifically identified training/educational needs of nursing staff. Conduct formal classroom instruction in the more difficult or complex areas of nursing technology requiring a knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles and theoretical concepts underlying specific nursing procedures or techniques. Formulate, and/or collaborate with other health care practitioners to identify relevant clinical problems and conduct research to bring about their resolution. Communicate research findings by publication and presentation at professional meetings. Evaluate nursing research literature and own research findings for implementation and incorporation as appropriate, into patient care activities. Prepare formal and informal descriptive articles in the specialty area for publication in national periodicals or for use in staff meetings. Serve as role model and resource person for staff and members of the interdisciplinary team. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the assignments listed below. Case Management Nurse - Must have knowledge of and verifiable experience in initiating and coordinating complex discharge plans, appeals for acute days and clinical denials and criteria for lower level license care. Must have experience with interpretation and application of health industry utilization review criteria. If designated for acute in-patient psychiatry, must have knowledge and verifiable experience in psychiatric patient treatment trajectory and the respective utilization review criteria. Knowledge of: Advanced principles and practices in specialty areas. Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Modern principles, techniques, and procedures of nursing. Medical terminology. Use and maintenance of medical instruments and equipment. Use and effects of medicines. Public health principles Health promotion and disease prevention. Medical research principles and practices. Principles of training and education. Lean principles and methodologies. Data abstraction and utilization. Basic statistics for reporting purposes. Report writing. Regulatory and accreditation requirements for assigned area. Skill/Ability to: Provide leadership and direction to multi-disciplinary medical teams. Give direction to staff. Evaluate the work of others. Develop and present training and continuing education programs. Design, evaluate, construct and modify research models; carry out research and present findings. Perform the full range of nursing duties and responsibilities. Prepare clear and concise medical record documentation. Write articles for publication on areas of specialty. Identify problems or discrepancies and make suggestions for corrective actions. Teach and orient staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients and staff members. Communicate effectively. Education and Experience: Associate Degree in Nursing with two years clinical experience including one year in a clinical specialty area, or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or a health related field with one year of clinical experience including six months in a clinical specialty area, or Masters degree in Nursing. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. 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 resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required information and supplemental questions in the online application. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted to be considered for this position. 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" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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: December 7, 2020 11:59P.M. Application Screening: December 10, 2020 Combination Panel/Department Interviews: December 21, 2020 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 (111620) (Clinical Nurse - F011)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 12, 2020
Full Time
Description At San Mateo Medical Center, we are always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you'll have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of people who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you're ready to open new doors for your career, join us today! We are seeking qualified and experienced Registered Nurses to work in our Medical-Surgical unit. We are currently looking to fill one (1.0 FTE) full-time, and two (0.5 FTE) part-time, Medical-Surgical nurse positions. A typical shift duration is 8-hours. Under direction, the incumbent will perform varied professional nursing duties with primary emphasis on professional nursing care for hospital or patients; treat and educate patients, their families and the public about various medical conditions; record medical histories and symptoms; perform diagnostic tests and analyze results; operate medical machinery; administer treatment and medications; assist with patient follow-up and rehabilitation; and perform other duties as assigned and required by assigned clinical setting. The incumbent will be responsible for the care of general medical-surgical patients, such as Telemetry, Oncology, and Pediatric patients. The ideal candidate is fully competent to independently perform a full range of professional nursing duties and procedures that require the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment. The ideal candidate will also maintain productive interpersonal relationships including nurse-nurse relationships and physician-nurse relationships. Additionally, they will provide care to patients after illness, injury or surgery or with acute health conditions. The incumbent will also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals (medications) to manage illness. Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required. Chemotherapy Certification is preferred and recent acute inpatient medical surgical experience for greater than 1 year is also preferred. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Extra-help / relief assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help / relief positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help / relief workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help / relief assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Complete patient assessments and triage; record patient histories, symptoms and observations. Establish and implement nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation. Participate in patient case conferences and rounds. Organize, assign and supervise duties and responsibilities of other staff members as a team leader; orient and teach new staff members of the nursing team and students. Perform nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Work with patients and their families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referral. Participate in educational programs to maintain level of expertise. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports and/or serving on special committees. Maintain records and prepare reports. Operate a variety of medical machinery and equipment. Administer treatment and medications. Maintain knowledge of outpatient resources. Develop discharge plans for patients. Perform related duties as assigned and as required by assigned work setting, as described below. Medical-Surgical Nurse Provide care to patients after illness, injury or surgery or with acute health conditions or patients who are being treated with pharmaceuticals. Record, assess and observe patient progress, reactions and symptoms. Assesses needs of patient and develop plan of care based on assessment. Check vital signs, give injections and perform catheterizations and Point of Care Testing. Coordinate referrals and interagency communication. Manage pain. Monitor patients in restraint and seclusion and maintain patient safety. Determine medical or psychiatric emergency need and provide intervention. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse or equivalent. Possession and maintenance of BLS certification. Possession and maintenance of ACLS certification. Possession and maintenance of Oncology Nursing certification within three months of hire. Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Nurse Practice Act. Perform nursing procedures required for assigned clinical setting. Comply with clinical procedures and policies. Maintain professional nurse-patient relationships. Communicate with and educate patients, families, and the public who come from a diverse background. Work harmoniously with other personnel. Follow safety practices. Assist in the instruction of other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Bend, kneel and squat as needed. Occasionally use upper extremities to exert force to push and pull patients/objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Work in a busy environment. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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. A 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 " button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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: December 3, 2020 11:59 P.M. Application Screening: December 7-8 , 2020 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: December 16th and/or /17th, 2020 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 (111220) (Medical Surgical Nurse-F031)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 11, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is a mission-driven, integrated healthcare delivery system focused on continuous quality improvement. If you believe in the power of team-based care and innovation, we want you to be part of our team! At San Mateo Medical Center, our physicians provide high quality, comprehensive medical care and treatment to a diverse patient population. We have a patient-centered, team based model with an emphasis on prevention of disease, promotion of health, and chronic disease management. We use data to help us focus on and drive improvement. We support provider and staff development and growth. Our clinics include physicians trained in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. About San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. We have clinics located around the County where we currently have full- and part-time opportunities to be part of a care team providing continuity care. Our clinics are located in San Mateo (Innovative Care Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks Health Center), Daly City (Daly City Health Center), South San Francisco (South San Francisco Health Center), and Half Moon Bay (Coastside Clinic). Hours are flexible, but may include after hours or weekend shift options, either currently or in the near future. There are pediatric call opportunities, but no call or inpatient responsibilities for adult providers. Read more about the San Mateo Medical Center and our clinics . Excellent Benefit Package • Health benefits include family coverage options, health, eye and dental insurance, basic disability, and medical malpractice coverage • Retirement plans and health benefits for retirees • Wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym • Additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards • CME funds ($3,000/year) for license/books and other supplies • Some NHSC loan repayment support available • Administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be used as leave or cashed out up to 50% each Spring • 15% administrative time • Protected quality improvement project time Current residents of an accredited Pediatric, Family Practice or Internal Medicine Residency Program may apply prior to graduating from the program. Several San Mateo Medical Center clinics are accreditedas National Health Services Corps sites and benefit from scholarships and loan repayment programs through this network. Must have Board Certification or eligibility and enrollment as a provider of Medi-Cal/Medicare. Job Announcement Edits: Job description updated on 8/18/16. Compensation info updated on 5/23/16. Recruitment amended to comply withAssembly Bill 218 (Ban theBox) on 6/30/2014. Job title updated on 9/3/2013. Information on positions available and supplemental question regarding residency program updated on 1/25/2012. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical and/or physical examinations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy or rehabilitation programs. Provide appropriate therapy to patients. 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. 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; including documenting in Electronic Medical Record(EMR). Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Board certification or Board eligibility in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine or a related area is highly desirable. Language: Spanish speaking is strongly preferred but not required. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the medical field. 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. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Hospitals and Clinics organization. Knowledge of communicable disease control. Knowledge of public health practices and procedures. 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, and 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: Completion of a residency training program approved by the American Medical Association, or two years of clinical experience post internship in an appropriate medical specialty. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The examination will consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). 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. 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. As a result, not all applicants are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interviews. All interviews will take place 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a "continuous" basisand 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 (030411) (Staff Physician- F124)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Parks is currently seeking a part time or full time extra help Interpretive Specialist for the Department's Interpretive Program. The Interpretive Program is an environmental education and outreach program that hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year, including the Take A Hike Challenge, Junior Ranger Program, Classroom Programs, and more! During the pandemic, the Interpretive Program has shifted all programming to a virtual platform until further notice. The Interpretive Program staff also manage posting content to the Department's Social Media pages. NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties The Interpretive Specialist position is responsible for assisting Park Ranger staff with the following: Creating and scheduling social media content Organizing and co-leading programs for the general public Creating, organizing, and co-leading school programming Creating interpretive materials and content for the Department Assisting with organizing staff and volunteer trainings Assisting with Parks Equity Team Work Other duties as assigned Qualifications The ideal candidates for this position should have the following competencies: Interest and enthusiasm for the environment. Experience in planning, coordinating and managing projects and events Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in a formal public setting Flexible, deadline-driven and customer service oriented Culturally competent in working with diverse communities Knowledge of, or interest in, furthering equity, diversity, and inclusion goals Excellent organizational skills in handling multiple and competing priorities Collaborative and able to maintain strong relationships with community-based organizations and other partners Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and instruction; as well as, collaboratively as part of a team Advanced skills in computer systems and applications, such as the Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Zoom, Social Media platforms, Canva, Video editing programs, etc. Experience working with environmental education or outreach programs is preferred Bachelor's degree is preferred. Current students may also apply. Previous experience working with children preferred. Most of the position will be "work from home", so the candidate must have a situation in which they have the ability to perform their job duties from a remote location (reliable internet connection, computer access, etc.) The position may require occasional work at various San Mateo County Parks, so the candidate must be able to report to those locations by their own means. Application/Examination How to apply: Please submit an online application with a copy of your resume and cover letter attached to the application. 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Contact For questions about this internship, please contact Katherine Wright at kewright@smcgov.org. For questions/comments/issues relating to the application process and material submissions, please contact Sara Townsend at stownsend@smcgov.org. 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.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2020
Full Time
Description The San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is seeking Medical Services Assistant I's to perform basic and routine duties related to bedside care and other support services required to treat patients in the SMMC inpatient environment. Duties may include the following: transport patients; assist nursing personnel in the care and lifting of patients; set up oxygen tanks, traction and other hospital equipment; transport specimens, medical records and other supplies and equipment to other units; perform light housekeeping duties as assigned; lift patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment; assist with patients requiring security; and respond to various emergency codes, such as a "Code Blue" (CPR). The ideal candidate will possess a CPR certificate.The selected candidate must obtain a CPR certificate within six (6) months of hire. The successful hire will need to be able and willing to work weekend and swing shifts. NOTE: This list will be used for extra-help hire only. 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. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Transport patients throughout the various departments of the hospital. Provide assistance with lifting and transferring patients. Assist with room turnovers. Assisting with clean-up of anesthesia carts. Stocking fluid warmers. Cleaning and making up patient gurneys. Assist with cleaning equipment after use. Set up oxygen, traction and other hospital equipment. Transport specimens, medical records and other supplies and equipment. Perform light housekeeping duties as assigned. Assist with patients requiring security. Lift patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment from room to room. Participate in "Code Blue" (CPR) events. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic principles, techniques and procedures in delivering patient care related to personal hygiene, comfort, treatment, physical and psychosocial needs. Skill/Ability to: Learn hospital and clinic techniques and procedures. Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Performing routine tasks. Develop empathetic attitudes toward patients. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment. Work with culturally, socio-economically, diverse patient population of varying ages. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Application/Examination This is an extra-help recruitment. Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) will screen application materials and will contact qualified candidates directly for a departmental interview.All examinations (departmental interviews) 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. 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: Deadline to Apply: Continuous 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: Wendy Young(110920) (Medical Services Assistant I - F077)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2020
Full Time
Description Note: This job announcement was amended on November 23, 2020 to extend the closing date on November 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST. The County of San Mateo's Human Services Agency is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Children's Services Social Work Supervisor in the Children and Family Services Branch. The Children's Services Social Work Supervisor plans, assigns, reviews, evaluates the work of a unit of Social Workers, and provides direction to subordinate staff. There are currently two vacancies for unit assignment. Children and Family Services unit assignments may include, but not limited to : After Hours, Weekend, Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, Court Investigations, Court Officers, Family Maintenance & Reunification, Permanent Placement, AB12, Independent Living Program (ILP), Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), Resource Family Approval, Adoptions, and and/or Training. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Review case service plans and court reports. Coordinate the workload of the unit with other departmental units providing related services. Training staff employee performance, counseling employees and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions. Organizing and facilitating conferences with staff to discuss policies, regulations and problems related to social welfare programs. Consulting with and providing information to other public and private agencies. Training new workers in casework techniques. Providing services for the most difficult cases or when unit workload is heavy. Attending and participating in policy teams and other Agency meetings. Other duties as assigned. Children and Family Services operates on a 24/7 schedule. Some assignments are required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Additionally, this position is subject to on-call shifts. Some shifts may include an 8% differential rate according to the AFSME MOU ( link ). The ideal candidate will have: 3 years of experience performing a full range of professional Social Worker duties as a Social Worker III. Strong leadership skills to direct the work of and motivate a team of social workers. Knowledge and experience with the mandates of a child protection services agency including safety and risk assessment, Emergency Response, Court Investigations, Family Maintenance, Family Reunification, Permanent Placement, Adoption, Resource Family Approval, and Extended Foster Care. Knowledge of Section 300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and Juvenile Court Procedures; strong knowledge of CWS/CMS, Safe Measures and SDM. Ability to manage multiple, competing project demands. 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 Review case service plans and court reports. Coordinate the workload of the unit with other departmental units providing related services. Training staff employee performance, counseling employees and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions. Organizing and facilitating conferences with staff to discuss policies, regulations and problems related to social welfare programs. Consulting with and providing information to other public and private agencies. Training new workers in casework techniques. Providing services for the most difficult cases or when unit workload is heavy. Attending and participating in policy teams and other Agency meetings. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques of social work. Theories of human behavior and their practical applications. Psycho-social, medical, and economic interrelationships that result in individual and social abnormalities. Philosophy and function of social work systems. Appropriate utilization of a variety of social resources. Laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of social work agencies, specifically those relating to children and family services. Principles and practices of organization, workload management, and time management. Phone etiquette and interview techniques. Socio-economic conditions and trends. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles and techniques of interviewing and recording of social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role and responsibilities of a social worker. Signs, stages, and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe conditions. Skill/Ability to: Teach the concepts and methods involved in the practice of children's service social casework and/or residential child care. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Effectively interpret departmental policies, rules and regulations. Formulate, develop and implement treatment plans. Work effectively with persons differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds and psychopathologies. Work with a variety of social resources to plan and coordinate services to individual clients. Act as a consultant and trainer to other social service staff. Prepare clear and concise reports. Communicate effectively with others in writing, in person, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Prepare complex case records, detailed and legally sound court reports and related Agency and program reports within designated time frames. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations. Apply the principles of psychology and family relationships to engage individuals and families in social services. Recognize the signs of abuse for children, and non-minor dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential danger to clients. Interpret and explain to applicants, recipients, or others public social services programs, policies, rules and regulations. Demonstrate skills in interviewing, case recording, and interpretation. Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment and enter data accurately and timely on-line into one or more computer systems; utilize and understand various computer software programs. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Analyze data from multiple sources, interpret and apply complex directions, rules, policies, procedures, and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Utilize social work methods and evaluation; crisis intervention and social work skills; communicate with, and relate to a varied client group; work constructively within an agency and community setting; effectively use consultative supervision resources, services; control personal bias and apply social work ethics, keep records and prepare records. Comply with and implement specific court orders related to the presentation and disposition of cases, which may include detailed research, notification of missing parents and transporting minors out of state. Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of duties. Attend regularly scheduled meetings and as directed. Follow a regular and agreed-to work schedule and limit work schedule modifications to a minimum and for emergency cases only. Work over 40 hours per week, if needed. Work on-call, and regularly scheduled shifts, when assigned. This may include nights, weekends, and graveyards. Work under pressure, exercise good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Function under stress. Other Requirements Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals that qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or the California Fair Employment and Housing Act in meeting the below requirements. Climb stairs, stand, walk, run, bend, twist and/or kneel in the course of making visits to client homes, lifting and transporting children and their possessions. Sit, drive, and travel for long periods of time to transport children to placement location and to maintain required visits. Drive safely and/or travel by other means such as by bus, train and airplane in order to perform job duties such as conducting home visits and transporting children, sometimes in remote locations and over long distances. Hear and smell sufficiently to detect sounds and odors within a home. Read lengthy documents, identify and distinguish between colors of a bruise or wound and visually appraise living conditions of a home. Speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly in person or on the telephone. Sufficiently operate office equipment such as a computer keyboard or to take field notes. Make home visits to clients' residences which may be unsanitary or unsafe, risking exposure to sick, disabled, hostile, uncooperative, or mentally unstable clients/relatives. Some positions may require ability to lift up to 50 lbs. when transporting and securing children to car seats. Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent. Education : Completion of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university that includes an internship. Substitution : A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a Counseling program emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy that included an internship or supervised field work, AND completion of one (1) additional year of qualifying case management/work experience that included responsibility for a long term caseload, development of service/treatment plans; monitoring compliance through home calls, field calls and other personal contact; modification of treatment plans as needed/required; and authority to impose/recommend sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services (i.e. case closures, terminate benefits and or program participation). Experience : Two years of experience performing a full range of professional social worker duties that included responsibility for a long term caseload, development of service/treatment plans, monitoring compliance through home/field calls and other personal contact, modification of treatment plans as needed/required, and authority to impose/recommend sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and Count of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or 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 process will consist of an application screening 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 applications received, 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. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of 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" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Monday, November 30, 2020 11:59 P.M. Application Screening: TBD Teams Combined 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. Analyst: Arlene Cahil (Social Work Supervisor - G094)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Calling all EMS/FIRE and LAW ENFORCEMENT Dispatchers! If you are currently an experienced public safety dispatcher, we want you! ****************************************************************** THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. Applicants must have current experience as a public safety dispatcher. ****************************************************************** What makes us the best? Our center dispatches for police, fire and medical and includes aprogressive in-house training program, team-based shifts from a dispatcher-developed schedule, fire "incident dispatch" and law enforcement "tactical dispatch" programs as well as many other career development opportunities and programs. In the summer of 2019, Public Safety Communications will move into a newly constructed building containing a 911 Dispatch Center, Office of Emergency Services and the County's Emergency Operation Center. The new state of the art dispatch center will also include a brand a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. The Ideal Candidate will have: Knowledge of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) operation. Knowledge of basic computer use in a business office and Communications Center environment. Ability to operate various types of communications equipment including public safety telephones, two way radio systems, data terminals and other related technologies. Ability to utilize available resources. NOTE : The successful incumbent MUST be willing to work day, swing, graveyard, rotating, holiday, and weekend shifts including preplanned and last minute mandatory overtime. 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 one year of experience working as a communications dispatcher or related position with a public safety agency within the last three years. A Public safety agency is defined as an agency that receives and processes emergency calls for service for police, fire and/or emergency medical services. Other types of emergency call center experience such as, but not limited to, road service, security, or basic life support ambulance should apply as entry level Communications Dispatcher I or Calltaker. Knowledge of: English language, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Customer service and interpersonal communications principles. Computer operation and use in office and Communications Center environments. Basic principles in communicating by means of face-to-face contact, telephone and/or data terminals. Public safety entities who provide emergency services within the County of San Mateo. Various resources within the County in order to provide referrals to the public and public safety agencies. Skill/Ability to: Speak, read and write English clearly. Communicate clearly and concisely, in English, both orally and in writing. Operate various types of communications equipment including public safety telephone and data terminals and other related technologies. Read and interpret various mapping devices and relaying pertinent information. Work under pressure, exercising good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Prioritize and determine an appropriate course of action based on a given set ofcircumstances. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Listen, understand and relay information via radio, telephone and in person. Remain calm and controlled under stressful periods while projecting a professional demeanor. Establish and maintain positive and courteous working relationships with customers, the community and co-workers. Participate in Communications Center teamwork while maintaining assigned job responsibilities and duties. Anticipate and adapt to fluctuating workloads in the Communications Center. Communicate and receive feedback and opinions to affect change. Access and refer to information using available resources. Read, interpret, understand and follow written and oral instructions and/or information. Remain seated for long periods of time. Read standard text/data on electronic screen or computer terminal teletype printouts and variety of maps. Hear in an open space and noisy environment with static or weak transmissions and/or telephone conversations. Other Requirements: Successfully complete a pre-employment medical examination and be subject to polygraph testing. Follow strict Drug Use standards and guidelines. Possess good moral character and psychological suitability as determined by a thorough background investigation, including fingerprinting and psychological evaluation. Be willing to work day, swing, graveyard, rotating, holiday, and weekend shifts. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. 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 a scored relevant Training and Experience (T&E) evaluation (weight: 100%) based solely on the candidates' responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who receive a passing score in the T&E evaluation will beinvited to adepartmental interview. Because of this screening process, all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the next phase of the examination process. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. Subsequent phases of the selection process include a departmental hiring interview, background investigation, psychological evaluation, polygraph test,and medical examination. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the tests. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to: https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. 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. HR Contact:Mandy Singh(04052019) (Communications Dispatcher II - V048)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is seeking qualified andexperienced Ambulatory Care Nurses for its outpatient clinics. Under direction, Ambulatory Care Nurses perform professional nursing duties for outpatient clinic patients; treat and educate patients, their families and the public about various medical conditions; record medical histories and symptoms; perform diagnostic tests and analyze results; operate medical machinery; administer treatment and medications; assist with patient follow-up and rehabilitation; and perform other duties as assigned and required by the assigned clinical setting. This journey level Nurse is fully competent to independently perform a full range of professional nursing duties and procedures that require the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment. Incumbents also provide lead direction to other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. In addition, Ambulatory Care Nurses assigned to community clinics provide preventive care and treat patients with a variety of illnesses and injuries. The ideal candidate is a licensed Registered Nurse with at least one year of health care work experience preferred, ideally as a Registered Nurse (RN); is skilled in case management and triage assessment; knowledgeable in care coordination; experienced in medication reconciliation; has worked with the underserved population and on interdisciplinary teams. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred .The ideal candidate is also a critical thinker,fast learner and thrives in a dynamic environment. Computer literacy, prior experience withelectronic medical records (E-Clinical Works preferred) andregistries strongly preferred, as well as flexibility to work nights and weekends. About San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. We have clinics located around the County where we currently have full- and part-time opportunities to be part of a care team providing continuity care. Our clinics are located in San Mateo (Edison Clinic, Innovative Care Clinic, Medical Specialty Clinic, OB/GYN Clinic, and Surgical Specialty Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks Health Center and Sequoia Teen Wellness Center), Daly City (Daly City Health Center and Daly City Youth Health Center), South San Francisco (South San Francisco Health Center), and Half Moon Bay (Coastside Clinic). For more information regarding our clinics and services provided at each location, click here . We anticipate using the list created from this recruitment to fill current and future extra help, limited term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.These positions may be assigned to any of our locations throughout the County. 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. Term or limited term positions are at-will positions. 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. 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. Salary $57.18 - $67.58 Hourly $4,574.40 - $5,406.40 Biweekly $9,911.20 - $11,713.87 Monthly Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Complete patient assessments and triage, record patient histories, symptoms and observations. Establish and implement nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation. Participate in patient case conferences and rounds. Organize, assign and supervise duties and responsibilities of other staff members as a team leader; orient and teach new staff members of the nursing team and students. Perform nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Care coordination of patient centered care based on evidenced based guidelines (Patient Centered Medical Home); coordinate based on patients' health care needs and treatment recommendations to establish and maintain a plan of care, jointly created and managed by patients, family, and care team. Participate in educational programs to maintain level of expertise. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports and/or serving on special committees. Maintain records and prepare reports. Operate a variety of medical machinery and equipment. Administer treatment and medications. Maintain knowledge of outpatient resources. Develop discharge plans for patients. Perform related duties as assigned and as required by assigned work setting, as described below. Provide preventive care and/or treatment to patients in a community or specialty clinic with a variety of conditions, illnesses and/or injuries. Check vital signs, give injections, provide wound care and perform catheterization and Point of Care Testing. Ensure patients preference, goals, and experiences are communicated to primary care provider, and working with various specialty disciplines as needed. Prepare educational materials, facilitate transitions, connect with community, and align resources with population needs. Run immunization clinics, blood drives, and public seminars, as required. Manage, monitor and adjust doses based on protocols and physician instructions. Perform phlebotomy. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Nurse Practice Act. Perform nursing procedures required for assigned clinical setting. Comply with clinical procedures and policies. Maintain professional nurse-patient relationships. Communicate with and educate patients, families, and the public who come from a diverse background. Work harmoniously with other personnel. Follow safety practices. Assist in the instruction of other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Bend, kneel and squat as needed. Occasionally use upper extremities to exert force to push and pull patients/objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Work in a busy environment. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse or equivalent and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Some positions may require possession of an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination will consist ofa scored evaluation of relevant training and experience (weight: 100%) based solely on the responses to the supplemental questions. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the 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. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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. Final Filing Date : Open until filled 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 (060617) (Ambulatory Care Nurse- F014)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on April 22, 2020 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." Through growth and change, the San Mateo Medical Center remains committed to providing quality medical care to meet the health needs of the community.Our commitment is to provide quality care with a compassionate touch and we strive to help you maintain a balance between work and family. San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC), a 100-bed medical center, is part of an integrated care system with ambulatory clinics throughout the county. SMMC has been providing healthcare to our community and surrounding service area since 1930. We are currently seeking a motivated andprofessional nurse leader who will be responsible fordeveloping, achieving, and maintaining departmental goalsby focusing on the development of ambulatory peri-operative services. As Nurse Manager you will be responsible for managing operating suites, post-anesthesia care unit, endoscopy, short-stay unit, and the infusion center. Other assignments may be delegated by the Chief Nursing Officer.The selected candidate is expected to work collaboratively with other departmental and Nurse Managers across the continuum to promote a positive work environment and will be responsible for employee development, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and education, supported bythe Clinical Practice Council within the Shared Decision Making structure. The ideal candidate will: Possess five years of professional nursing experience with at least twoyears of progressive supervisoryormanagement experience in surgical services. Possess proven leadership abilities, including management of others through an environment that promotes mutual trust, cooperation and transparency. Have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the regulatory environment for surgical services, endoscopy services, and infusion center. Thrive in a leadership team that is focused on developing and sustaining a healthcare delivery system that targets the most underserved in our community. Experienced with electronic medical records. Certification with A.O.R.N. (Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses). Graduate degree in Nursing or related field. 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: Organize, supervise, and monitor the provision of nursing care and/or related services within the surgical services. Participate in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities for clinical area. Prepare cost estimates and justifications for budget recommendations; monitor and control expenditures to ensure the accomplishment of objectives within an approved budget. Engage in operational and strategic planning for surgical services. 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. Select, supervise, train and evaluate clinical, professional, technical and clerical subordinates. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications 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. Two years of the required experience must have been inperioperativenursing. Two years of the required experience must have been in acute care and surgical nursing and includes experience in infusion, including chemotherapy, telemetry, antibiotics, blood transfusions and pediatrics. 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. Emergency Medical Services Act (EMS), relevant EMS regulations and functions, and public safety/law enforcement organizations, if assigned to EMS. Principles and practices of public health, public health nursing, epidemiology, communicable disease control and prevention, emergency preparedness response and environmental health, if assigned to disease control and prevention and public health nursing programs. Non-profit public/private entities, community/faith-based organizations and related state and federal agencies, as well target population for assigned program, if assigned to public health nursing programs. Treatment and intervention practices for acute psychiatric population, if assigned to psychiatric nursing. Third-party reimbursement systems, revenue streams, and other principles relevant to the financial management of operating rooms, if assigned to perioperative nursing. 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. Conduct field public health investigations; administer immunizations, TB skin tests, and chemoprophylaxis; and perform venipuncture and collect diagnostic specimen, if assigned to disease control and prevention and public health nursing programs. Maintain medical stability of acute and chronic conditions in a 24/7, non-medical setting, if assigned to correctional health nursing. Lead multi-disciplinary patient care conferences, if assigned to psychiatric nursing. Provide unit management and support during evening, off hours and weekends, if assigned to administration and designated as nursing supervisor. Surgical scheduling systems, if assigned to medical-surgical nursing. 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" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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 ~ 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. 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(040120) (Clinical Services Manager I-Nursing - D144)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 10, 2020to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo County Health's Behavioral Health and RecoveryServices (BHRS) Division has exciting opportunities for three experienced psychiatric nurses to work in Behavioral Health and Recovery Services as members of one of our interdisciplinary teams. Community Mental Health Nurses provide psychiatric assessment, and treatment planning, care coordination, medication therapy and individual, group and family counseling. Our nurses work with acute hospitals and community resources to coordinate clients' clinical care and recovery services. Two of the positions are within one of our five outpatient regional clinics within County of San Mateo, providing services for adult clients with serious mental illness, co-occurring disorders and complex medical conditions. The third position is in Total Wellness, an integrated behavioral health and primary care program. We have one full time vacancy in our adult outpatient clinic for the Northern region of the County, North County Clinic, in Daly City. North County Clinic is the largest of our five regional outpatient clinics. A second full time vacancy is in our adult outpatient, Coastside Clinic in Half Moon Bay. Coastside Clinic servesclients from El Granada to Pescadero and is unique in that it provides services to a rural part of the county, serving a large Spanish Speaking population and a large migrant farm worker population and their families.The third 0.8 FTE vacancy is in Total Wellness , ourintegrated behavioral health and primary care program. The ideal candidates will possess: Master's degree in Psychiatric Nursing is preferred but not required. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families and consumers. Knowledge of current psychiatric nursing practice including psychopharmacology and the medical issues associated with serious mental illness. Knowledge of the behavioral health needs of adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Knowledge of the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Experience in providing individual and group skill-based psycho-education. Experience working in an outpatient community mental health setting. Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team as a direct service provider. Minimum of one-year experience in outpatient community mental health setting is required. Bilingual Spanish skills preferred. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial intake assessments, formulate diagnoses and develop client's treatment plan. Provide case management and/or care coordination services. Conduct individual, group and family therapy sessions. Participate in diagnostic and treatment aspects of patient care with interdisciplinary care team; assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose treatment plan modifications. Dispense, administer and supervise clients' medication. Establish and utilize knowledge of community resources for mentally or emotionally unstable clients. Interview patient relatives, care givers, and other personnel involved in the care of the patient in order to gather case history data. Observe, record, and report clinically significant changes in the client's condition. Participate in individual client and program conferences, staff development, and professional growth activities. Provide crisis intervention services including evaluating clients and referring clients to appropriate resources. Conduct home visits when needed and appropriate. Provide physical and mental health information services on a formal or informal basis. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of mental health service programs. Provide psycho-education to clients and families. Perform related duties as assigned. Total Wellness (TW) aims to reduce disparities in access to health care for people with mental illness and alcohol and drug addictions, as well as improve their physical health outcomes through chronic disease prevention, early intervention, health care coordination, and disease management strategies. The (TW) Community Mental Health Nurse will work with a multidisciplinary team of medical and behavioral health professionals, community workers, and others to improve health outcomes of BHRS consumers. General supervision of the Community Mental Health Nurse will be provided by the Total Wellness Supervising Mental Health Clinician. Additional Duties and responsibilities for the Total Wellness Community Mental Health Nurse include, but are not limited to, the following: Theprimary liaison between the Primary Care Providers and the BHRS clinic and contract staff who are providing services for the enrolled client. Communicate formally and informally about client needs and progress. Participate as indicated in staff meetings and case conferences about enrolled clients. Provide appropriate documentation in client's BHRS medical record for purposes of communication and claiming. Wherever possible and appropriate, establish relationships with enrolled clients as lead health coach/clinician. Perform initial baseline assessments and progress report interviewsfor enrolled clients. Take lead role in encounter data collection, analysis, and reporting out. Design and implement client education programs, including medication education, weight management, smoking cessation, nutrition, sleep management, and diabetes care. Support other staff in implementing client education programs listed above Help establish and monitor client's wellness plans through assessment, development, activation, and evaluation. Work with clients on an individual or group basis on integrating health and wellness plans into their lifestyles. Work with clients to adhere toappointment schedules, screening protocols, and treatment regimens. Be available to screen or triage ongoing client requests for services by primary care providers. Provide consultation and direction toPeer Wellness Coaches. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Experience: One year of nursing experience in outpatient community mental health setting. Licensure/Certification: California license as a Registered Nurse. Knowledge of: Current psychiatric nursing practices including psychopharmacology and the medical issues associated with serious mental illness. Knowledge of the behavioral health needs of adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Knowledge of the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Principles of hygiene, nutrition, parenting and health practices. Social and physical aspects of mental and emotional disturbances. Basic techniques and dynamics of individual and group therapy. Community resources available for treatment of clients. Laws that govern psychiatric mental health nursing and the treatment of the mentally ill. Skill/Ability to: Provide individual and group skill-based psychoeducation. Work in an outpatient community mental health setting and within a multidisciplinary team as a direct service provider. Engage, establish and maintain productive working relationships with families and consumers. Apply the techniques used in individual and group therapy. Develop and evaluate creative approaches to the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for individuals withserious mental illness. Obtain and record social, medical, psychiatric, education and work histories. Write clear, accurate and concise reports. Conduct group and individual counseling. Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of clients. Speak effectively before groups. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo 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 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 County of San Mateo, 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 https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ Deadline to Apply: "Continuous" Application Screening: TBD Combined Panel/Department Interviews: 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 (021820)(Community Mental Health Nurse - F049)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment was amended on February 15, 2020 to include OR Nurses. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on April 11, 2019 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." Seeking experienced Perioperative Nurses forPACU/Recovery and OR positions! Please note thesepositions are not intended for Nurse Graduates.Critical Care Experience is preferred for PACU/Recovery and OR positions. Through growth and change, the San Mateo Medical Center remains committed to providing quality medical care to meet the health needs of the community. Our commitment is to provide quality care with a compassionate touch and we strive to help you maintain a balance between work and family. San Mateo Medical Center, a 509-bed integrated care facility, has been providing healthcare to our community and surrounding service area since 1930. We are currently seeking motivated and experienced Perioperative Nurses for our state-of-the art Surgical Department. Under supervision, ORNurses will ensure safety in the Operating Room for surgeons and patients, scrubbing and circulating, and PACUNurses willtake care of patientsafter surgery/in Recovery. You will provide healthcare instructions to patient and family, maintain accurate and continued nursing documentation, including patient histories, observations, condition and assessment of changes . You will administer and control medications and narcotics, including IV fluids and blood administration. You must have mastery of departmental equipment and technology. Seeking experienced Perioperative Nurses! Please note this position is not intended for Nurse Graduates. The ideal candidate has a minimum oftwo years of experience in theRecovery Room or Operating Room of an acute care hospital and is knowledgeable in nursing care in the following areas: Patients having surgery in the following areas: General surgery GYN Orthopedics Neuro ENT Urology Plastics Vascular surgery Patients receiving: General anesthesia Spinal/epidural anesthesia Monitored anesthesia care (MAC) Procedural sedation 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: Complete patient assessments and triage, record patient histories, symptoms and observations. Establish and implement nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation. Organize, assign and supervise duties and responsibilities of other staff members as a team leader; orient and teach new staff members of the nursing team and students. Perform nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Work with patient and their families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referral. Participate in educational programs to maintain level of expertise. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports and/or serving on special committees. Maintain records and prepare reports. Administer treatment and medications. Maintain knowledge of outpatient resources. Develop discharge plans for patients. Perform related duties as assigned and as required by assigned work setting, as described below. PerioperativeNurse Duties for nurses in this series may also include the following: Perform pre-and post-operative nursing duties. Collect, interpret, record and communicate pertinent data relevant to the patient's care. Determine medical or psychiatric emergency need and provide intervention. Assist in the positioning of patients for surgery. Transfer patients to and from bed, gurney and/or operating table. Organize and coordinate schedules based on changes to patient status, the environment and procedures being administered. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a current California license as a Registered Nurse. Possession and maintenance of BLS certification. Possession and maintenance of anACLSand/or PALS certification. Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Nurse Practice Act. Perform nursing procedures required for assigned clinical setting. Comply with clinical procedures and policies. Maintain professional nurse-patient relationships. Communicate with and educate patients, families, and the public who come from a diverse background. Work harmoniously with other personnel. Follow safety practices. Assist in the instruction of other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Bend, kneel and squat as needed. Occasionally use upper extremities to exert force to push and pull patients/objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Work in a busy environment. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of SanMateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of Californiaemployees 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 the County of San Mateo, 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Deadline to Apply: TBD Application Screening: TBD Combination Panel/Department Interviews: 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(032819) (Perioperative Nurse - F034)