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

 

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

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Providing services with efficiency, courtesy and respect. County of San Mateo Office of the Coroner The County of San Mateo Coroner's Office is seeking a dedicated and compassionate candidate to fill the role of Deputy Coroner. With respect to the sensitive needs of the families involved, the Coroner's Office promptly investigates and determines the cause, manner, and mode of death of decedents under the Coroner's jurisdiction. Deputy Coroners are expected to provide the highest level of professional services in determining the identification of the deceased, collecting and preserving evidence, collecting records, notifying the next of kin, safeguarding personal effects of decedents, and working closely with all agencies concerned with the decedent's death. Career Incentive : Employees holding permanent status may be eligible to receive an incentive equating to 2.5% of base pay in addition to all other compensation for possession of the Intermediate Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Certificate, or an incentive equating up to 7.5% of base pay for the Advanced POST Certificate. The maximum allowable certification differential is 7.5%. The ideal candidates for this position will have: One year of coursework in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science or a related biological science. At least one year of experience working in a Coroner's Office either as a Deputy Coroner or a Medical Examiner Investigator or as a Deputy Sheriff with Deputy Coroner experience. Strong interpersonal skills. Experience dealing with people under severe emotional stress. Working knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, medications, medical treatments and pathophysiology of disease. Effective oral and written communication skills with the demonstrated ability to prepare comprehensive reports. Selected candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, including fingerprints, medical examination, psychological evaluation and a polygraph test. The selected candidates must also be available to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts and willing to work on-call shifts. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate deaths falling under the jurisdiction of the Coroner. Report findings to determine necessity for inquests. Take photographs for forensic pathologist and case file. Maintain a clean work environment. Lift and move bodies of the deceased. Take charge of bodies, evidence and property of the deceased. Establish identification of deceased persons; locate and notify relatives. Gather evidence and interview witnesses to establish circumstances of death and responsibility. Cooperate with law enforcement agencies to obtain evidence in violent deaths. Appear as a witness in court. Serve subpoenas, summon jurors and witnesses; notify interested parties as to time and place of inquests. Prepare data to assist forensic pathologist in autopsies. Prepare reports of medicolegal investigations and other official activities; maintain required records. May do inventory, assess value of, and store personal effects; prepare them for disposal by auction or bid; may assist in auction sale and distribution of personal property in accordance with court orders. Investigate estates of deceased persons for the purpose of inventory and protection of assets. 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: One year of coursework in the Administration of Justice or one year of investigatory experience which has included researching information, interviewing individuals, and preparing detailed written reports for law enforcement, governmental, or other related agencies. Licensure/Certification: Candidates must acquire a Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification or an 832 Penal Code Certification within one year of appointment. Special Educational Requirement: As required by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training candidates must be graduated from high school or possess a General Education Development Certificate. Knowledge of: Investigative and interviewing techniques, including recognition and preservation of evidence. Responsibilities and functions of a Coroner's Office. State and local laws and regulations governing Coroner's procedures and practices. Criminal law and the laws of evidence. Basic human anatomy and physiology. Estate administration, law and practice. Skill/Ability to: Gather, analyze, correlate and evaluate evidence. Question witnesses effectively. Preserve evidence intact. Promptly respond to a request for investigation. Maintain a professional attitude in tragic and difficult situations and show the utmost consideration for the relatives of deceased persons. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Effective oral communication. Write clear, concise reports and correspondence. Perform strenuous physical activities including lifting and moving dead bodies. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo employees 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 term position prior to the final filing date will receive five 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 County of San Mateo employment application. A resume or reference to a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses to these questions or the standard online application. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: Pass/Fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%), which may include a written exercise. 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 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. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: February 2, 2021 Application Screening: February 4, 2021 Panel Interviews: February 23 and/or 24, 2021 A t 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 (012021) (Deputy Coroner - H131)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is a public hospital and clinic system fully accredited by The Joint Commission. SMMC operates outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo, with a mission to "partner with patients to provide excellent care with compassion and respect." As part of an integrated San Mateo County Health, SMMC serves the healthcare needs of all residents of San Mateo County, with an emphasis on education and prevention. SMMC Laboratory is looking for experienced Blood Bank Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join our team! The Blood Bank Specialist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist I/II (Medical Technologist) will perform high and moderate complexity testing and oversee testing of medical laboratory technicians and specimen management by phlebotomists during their shift in order to provide data used in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of diseases. The current vacancy is a Regular/Full-Time vacancy for the day shift. Clinical Laboratory Scientist II is the advanced journey level class in the medical technologist series with incumbents independently performing a variety of complex and specialized laboratory tests. Possession of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MTA) license issued by the State of California is required, and at least 4 years of experience in Blood Bank/Transfusion Services as a licensed technologist is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will also possess: A Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science, or another related field. Minimum of four years of experience performing medical laboratory work as a licensed technologist, including at least four year of experience in immunohematology. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform and document proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples. Communicate, liaison, instruct, and dialog appropriately with health care providers, patients, and vendors on issues such as test interpretation, recommendations for alternate testing, instrumentation and problems with specimens/methodology. Identify all simple and some complex antibodies. Investigate and develop new/modified blood bank procedures and technical review and monitoring of existing procedures. Provide technical expertise in the Blood Bank to establish compliance with any of the regulatory/accreditation agencies' requirements related to testing, training and education, competency evaluation, proficiency testing, validation, standard operating procedures, and performance improvement. Manage Blood Bank inventory. Review Crossmatches and off shift Antibody IDs. Review Transfusion reactions with the Laboratory Director. Responsible for quality assurance within respective service line. Instructs trainees in procedures and techniques of performing tests. Performs instrument maintenance according to section procedures. Responsible for trainee and staff competency validation. Perform all quality control tests required by procedures and prepare quality control reports. Maintain records of laboratory results, quality control data, and laboratory procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Note : The level and scope of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below are related to job duties as defined under Distinguishing Characteristics. 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: Education : Bachelor's Degree (baccalaureate) in biology, clinical laboratory science, or equivalent major that includes 25 semester or equivalent quarter units of biology courses, which must include genetics and immunology. Experience : Minimum of two years of experience performing medical laboratory work as a licensed technologist, including at least one year of experience in immunohematology. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the State of California; and/or Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist (MTD) license issued by the State of California. Knowledge of: Current technology, principles and application of medical examinations such as those commonly used in biochemistry, microbiology, blood banking, hematology and or serology. Operation and care of laboratory equipment and instrumentation. Skill/Ability to: Make independent judgments in evaluating the validity of completed laboratory tests. Maintain and analyze quality control programs. Follow written and oral directions, procedures or instructions. Perform serological, parasitological, bacteriological, immunological, hematology, and biochemical tests. If designated as Blood Bank Specialist: Perform biochemical tests and technical test interpretations Understand regulatory requirement specific for one's area of expertise Application/Examination Anyone may apply. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" 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. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date: February 3, 2021 11:59PM PST Screening: Week of February 8, 2021 Panel Interview: Week of February 15, 2021 and/or February 22, 2021 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young (01202021) (Clinical Laboratory Scientist II - F023)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on December 24, 2020 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The Human Services Agency is seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II/III . This position is a fully experienced journey/advanced journey level class in the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor series. The incumbent has a full caseload, which includes individuals with severe emotional disabilities and serious vocational deficiencies, and performs a complete range of counseling and placement services using accepted vocational rehabilitation principles and techniques. The duties may include but are not limited to: interviewing clients, evaluating skills and job readiness, analyzing medical information, vocational case management, report writing and charting client progress and developing a vocational rehabilitation plan to assist Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) clients into securing and maintaining employment. The ideal candidate will have: A Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Two years of experience providing vocational and supportive counseling to assist clients with overcoming barriers to vocational success. Two years of experience evaluating work skills and work capacities to assist clients with formulating vocational plans. Two years of experience working with diverse populations including people who were previously experiencing homelessness, people with mental health disabilities, people in alcohol and drug recovery programs, formerly incarcerated individuals and others with disabilities and/or barriers to employment. Experience collaborating/conferring with treatment providers, including case managers, Department of Rehabilitation staff, and medical personnel. Experience facilitating vocational groups. Ability to analyze and interpret medical, social, psychological and educational data to develop an action plan based on that data. Ability to administer and evaluate vocational tests. Knowledge of social security regulations as well as other benefits programs to provide benefits counseling to individuals including work incentives. Ability to follow complex policies and administrative procedures. A thorough working knowledge and demonstrated skill in vocational rehabilitation counseling principles and technique. Creative problem solving skills with ability to look "outside the box" and be action-oriented. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as computer literate. 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 for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II is one year of basic experience in counseling and job placement of vocationally handicapped adults and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor III is three years of experience performing journey level Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor duties. Knowledge of: Principles and objectives of vocational rehabilitation counseling; Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standards and requirements; skills, traits and abilities needed in a wide variety of occupations; private and public programs serving the unemployed; laws regulating employment and employer-employee relations; unions and apprenticeship programs; social service programs and regulations; standardized vocational aptitude and interest tests; social and psychological problems of disabled persons; basics of psychology, sociology and economics in relationship to employment and counseling of the handicapped; elements of mental illness and approved treatment methods; basic medical and psychiatric conditions related to the rehabilitation process; community organizations and resources including agencies involved in job placement, vocational rehabilitation and work training; employment and labor market trends; principles and techniques of interviewing. Skill/Ability to: Interpret laws and regulations; follow complex policies and administrative procedures; interview and counsel vocationally handicapped individuals; plan and direct rehabilitation services programs for clients; apply principles of rehabilitation counseling; analyze and interpret medical, social, psychological and educational data to develop an action plan based on that data; relate to and establish good working relationships with clients from diverse educational, social and cultural backgrounds; analyze and interpret test and work evaluation data; motivate clients to undertake and achieve vocational rehabilitation; write comprehensive reports and maintain records and train counseling personnel. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Open and Promotional 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 regular, probationary, extra-help or term classified position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. 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. ** TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ** Final Filing Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:59 PM Screening Date: TBD 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 Cahill (Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor III-G190)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description The position vacancy is in the County's main 24-hour Private Branch Exchange (PBX) which is a unit of the Information Services Department (ISD). The department is in the San Mateo Medical Center located at 222 West 39th Avenue in the city of San Mateo. Telephone Operators under general supervision, operate a centralized soft telephone with an online directory that connects a high volume of incoming calls to the appropriate individuals, County staff and departments. Extra Help Telephone Operators will be required to work all shifts including evening, weekend and holiday shifts, provide off-hours support to co-workers, and perform other related duties as assigned. Extra Help will be expected to work to fill shifts for vacations and sick calls which will include weekday evening shifts, and 8 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday including overnight shifts. Training for this position will consist of one month of working Monday through Friday evening hours to learn after-hours procedures and then one month of working Monday through Friday day shift to learn business hours' procedures. The worker will then be prepared to fill all shifts. Example of Duties Provide factual information to the public regarding County functions and activities Place authorized long-distance calls: maintain records of assisted and long-distance calls Take emergency telephone calls and locate appropriate staff Locate and notify appropriate individuals of fires, disasters, and similar emergencies Monitor County intrusion and fire alarms and notify the appropriate agencies Notify appropriate staff who are on-call and responsible for issues occurring after normal business hours involving the County Coroner, Sheriff's Office, Probation Department, and other County departments Maintain logs of specific types of calls Operate standard office equipment and perform minimal typing and clerical duties Note: 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. 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 customer service experience involving considerable contact with the public. Knowledge of: English language, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Customer service and interpersonal communications principles Computer operation and usage in office and Communications Center environments Basic principles in communicating by means of face-to-face contact, written, and via telephone Various resources within the County in order to provide information to the public Skill/Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, in English, both orally and in writing. Comprehend, interpret, relay and document information via telephone, computer software, or other related technology. Screen and interpret general data and filter relevant information. Learn and operate soft phone and/or console phones and other related technology. Read and interpret various alarm devices and relay pertinent information. Work under pressure, exercising good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Remain calm and controlled under stressful periods while projecting a professional demeanor. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Listen, understand, and relay information via telephone and in person. Establish and maintain positive and courteous working relationships with customers, the community, and co-workers. Anticipate and adapt to fluctuating workloads. Communicate and receive constructive 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. Hear in a noisy environment while communicating via telephone or face to face. Deal tactfully and effectively with public callers, some of whom may be hostile or irate. Quickly learn County procedures, personnel, offices, and functions. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Responses to Supplemental Questions Resumé Supplemental Questions: This position requires your availability to work evening, weekend and holiday shifts. Do you meet this requirement? This position involves the use of PBX switchboard equipment. Do you have experience using this type of equipment? Describe your office support experience involving considerable contact with the public primarily by extensive use of telephones. List your job duties, explain the nature of the telephone calls you answered, and indicate the number of calls you handled on a daily basis. Describe your customer service philosophy and the techniques you use to respond to individuals who report complaints to you by telephone. This position requires your ability to sit for long periods of time and possession of excellent hearing and manipulative skills to operate a multiple position telephone switchboard. Do you meet these requirements? Please include the words "Telephone Operator - Extra Help" in the subject line of the email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Debra Finch, Telephone Services Supervisor dfinch@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Resumés will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE : Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. 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 of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health seeks leaders to join our integrated Health Department as head of one of our high performing clinical teams as a Supervising Physician. This is a full-time opportunity to oversee the excellent team work at one of the most desirable adult care team sites. The Innovative Care Clinic has led the way in performance improvement and care team development. This leader will be involved in quality improvement and program development as well as on-site clinical work and supervision of a large provider team. The Innovative Care Clinic located on the main campus includes pharmacy, ancillary services and specialty care services within the same building. It has also led the way in our primary care transformation utilizing team-based concepts, embedded chronic care case management and a fully integrated behavioral health team. Daily improvement and engaged staff and providers take care of over 7000 patients. The Innovative Care Clinic is part of San Mateo Medical Center, a fully accredited acute/long term care/teaching hospital whose vision is to help every patient live the healthiest life possible. We are a truly integrated health care delivery system offering primary care, specialty, ancillary, inpatient, long term care and emergency services connected through a unified leadership structure and integrated IT systems. San Mateo County Health has adopted a philosophy and practice of excellence called LEAP (Learn, Engage, Aspire, Perfect -as a verb), adapted from "Lean," which is a way to engage everyone in the organization to create value for our clients. San Mateo Medical Center seeks a leader who will wholeheartedly embrace and model principles for operational excellence--including leading with humility, thinking about the whole system, creating value for clients, and respecting every individual. We use lean Lean/LEAP methodology as the core of all our improvement work, and we strive to create a community of engaged problem solvers. Some additional benefits: Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes flexible scheduling options, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards, strong leadership training, and additional administrative leave benefits. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skill and success in all or most of the following areas: Communication and Consensus Building: Has had experience bringing diverse viewpoints and stakeholders together successfully to accomplish goals and commands the trust and respect of others. Vision, Initiative, and Innovation: Has a keen interest in team based care and creating a positive patient experience and has demonstrated innovation and initiative in realizing that vision. Project Management and Teamwork: Has overseen and led complex projects and coordinated interdisciplinary teams. Supervision and mentoring:Has significant experience in supervising and mentoring others. At least two years of experience as a physician in a primary care clinic, a minimum of six months of lead or supervisory experience overseeing a primary care clinic, including direct supervision of licensed staff. Must be Board Certified in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area Examples Of Duties Direct and administer a medical or public health program. Provide clinical supervision and direction to all levels of medical/professional staff including assigning, directing, and monitoring work. Develop and monitor adherence to medical policies, procedures and protocols. Provide consultation services. Advise community physicians regarding public health treatment and practices. Train and supervise interns and residents. Coordinate the work of consulting physicians. Conduct comprehensive medical histories and physical examinations. Prescribe and administer treatment and medication as necessary. Develop standards of medical care for specialty area. Participate in in-service training programs. Supervise medical, professional, and technical and support staff; full supervision includes responsibility for selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Health care management practices and principles including revenue retrieval. Current developments, trends and research in a medical specialty. Principles and practices of supervision. Development of medical policies, procedures and protocols. Preparation of comprehensive reports and other correspondence. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Laws, statues, codes, and regulations related to the specialty area which govern health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Advanced principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Direct medical programs. Clinically supervise and provide lead direction to medical/professional staff, including physicians. Fully supervise staff, including selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence. Apply principles of effective management techniques. Diagnose patients and prescribe treatment or therapy in the designated specialty area. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, hospital staff, community organizations and others. Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals within the County or at any level within the Health Services Department. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Three years of experience in the designated medical specialty. Board Certification or eligibility for certification in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area is highly desirable. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Application/Examination Open & 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. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San MateoHuman Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. 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. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns (121219) (Supervising Physician - F127)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description Are you looking for an exciting career in Surveying? Looking to join an amazing team? As a Surveying Technician II you will be working on interesting projects, meeting people who share your passion, and learning boundary, legal descriptions, topographic surveying and much more. This is an opportunity to work in both the office and field, advance your career, and be part of something that brings a drawing on paper to life. No day is the same in surveying and San Mateo County is a great place to pursue your career! This is the journey level class of Surveying Technician. The Surveying Technician II will work independently after learning departmental procedures and will work on assignments of large scope and complexity. Incumbents may be assigned to perform basic office surveying functions including reviewing survey map submittals and legal descriptions, drafting of survey plats and documents, and completing moderately difficult duties as an instrument technician on a survey party. The Surveying Technician II will also assist the public at the service counter, through phone calls, and by responding to emails. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following: Possession of an L.S.I.T. or Certified Survey Technician I (CST 1) or above (preferred not required) At least two years of experience in providing technical support to a related public works field such as surveying, drafting, construction, or a related technical support field. Excellent professional and courteous customer service skills. Ability to perform well under pressure or in stressful situations. Ability to quickly learn work policies and procedures and adapt to the work environment. Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting drawings, engineering plans, and recorded survey maps and deeds. Ability to work independently in the field and the office and manage workload in an organized manner. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and work professionally with the public and co-workers. Examples Of Duties General duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide customer service to the public and other governmental agencies in person, by phone and/or in writing, regarding County procedures and regulations, facility locations, plan requirements, and property ownership, which may require the interpretation of policies and procedures. Work on the survey team on specific County projects. Perform basic Task Safety Analysis prior to commencing any field project, function or separate task. Perform surveys, including setup of equipment to make field measurements and using appropriate survey instruments. Make survey measurements using electronic total stations, digital levels, GPS equipment, and electronic data collectors. Act as a flagger to provide protection when performing survey work in high traffic areas. May reduce field notes and make related office computations. Perform a variety of computer-aided drafting tasks to update and maintain Public Works geographic information systems (GIS), survey maps, right of way maps, and various drawings and plans. Obtain and distribute copies of maps, land descriptions, and similar information. Review County base maps for accuracy and completeness. Maintain accurate records and documentation regarding surveyed projects. Perform survey-related drafting under the direction of the County Surveyor. Perform related duties as assigned. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent. 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 experience providing technical support to a public works field such as engineering, surveying, drafting, construction, resource conservation, or a related technical support field. Knowledge of: Techniques, principles, and practices related to drafting and surveying; applicable laws, codes, and regulations; mathematics through trigonometry; recordkeeping principles and practices; safety principles, practices, and equipment related to the work; standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; techniques for dealing with the public, in person and over the telephone. Skill/Ability to: Perform support work in the technical support area(s) to which assigned; perform independent research for collecting and summarizing information for the technical support area(s) to which assigned; use the office and field tools and equipment of the technical support area(s) to which assigned; prepare detailed written reports, correspondence, and professional documents. Use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; interpret, apply, and explain applicable codes and regulations; make accurate calculations; read and interpret a variety of plans, specifications, and other technical documents; maintain accurate records of work performed; perform basic drafting and mapping work; perform basic field data collection; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; and use a computer for word processing, spreadsheet creating, GIS mapping, and AutoCAD drafting. Application/Examination Open and 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 process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%) which may include written and/or performance exercises given before, during, or after the interview. Because of this process, all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the recruitment process. Depending on the number of applications, an application appraisal of training and experience may be used in place of examinations. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and all 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. 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. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Application Deadline: January 25, 2021 Application Screening (Tentative): January 27 - February 2, 2021 Combined Panel Interviews (Tentative): February 17 and/or 18, 2021 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. The County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Chet Overstreet (12242020) (Public Works Technician II - N011)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on December 8, 2020 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." 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. 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 ~ Application Deadline: 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: Carolyn Burns (111720) (Supervising Mental Health Psychologist - F006)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Senior IS Business Analyst - Limited Term . A Senior IS Business Analyst, under general supervision, leads, trains, oversees, sets priorities, and directs the work of staff on a day-to-day basis; performs the most complex and varied systems maintenance, operational duties, and/or modification of application systems; regularly leads large-scale or several small-scale projects of critical importance and substantial consequence to the success or failure to the County; serves as a liaison between system users and information technology staff, vendors, and service providers; provides technical and analytical support and training to system users; performs system administration functions to ensure security and effective operation; develops and maintains a variety of automated files, records, and databases; prepares and distributes new procedures, training materials, and a variety of scheduled and ad hoc reports; and performs related work as required. The current vacancy is limited term in the Health IT Division and will be directly supporting the Environmental Health Services Division. This position is currently located in San Mateo, CA, and may travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. The primary focus of this position will be working with the Environmental Health Services Division staff in preparing, selecting and implementing the replacement of the division's core record management system. In addition, this individual will also recommend and/or assist with implementing other technologies and processes that will improve delivery of services Environmental Health Services provides to county residents and businesses. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Obtain and in-depth understanding of the services the division provides, their processes and system workflows and regulatory reporting needs. Work closely with division staff to collect and document existing system workflows, identifying areas in need of improvement and new needs. Plan, schedule, prioritize, and assign work in consultation with IS Business Manager; inspect systems and infrastructure for maintenance, repair, and upgrade needs and recommend appropriate actions; assist in developing work plans, procedures, and schedules. Inspect and evaluate work in progress and upon completion to ensure activities are performed in accordance with department standards and specifications. Coordinate projects, personnel, and systems to facilitate access to assigned information systems; provide adequate, smooth, and efficient services for staff; receive, prioritize, and coordinate response to work orders; estimate and provides adequate materials, equipment, and staff needed. Function as a liaison between project managers, analysts, systems specialists, data specialists, communications specialists, and client systems specialists to ensure standards and protocols are maintained; assist in coordinating activities with other information services staff. Provide lead direction during major systems incidents to ensure an expedient response and resolution; maintain communication with all stakeholders on system status; identify underlying problems causing incidents and designs, proposes, and implement resolutions. Provide recommendations to managers and supervisors on the development of long- and short-term system infrastructure plans. Participate in the review and recommendation of contracts with outside vendors and consultants; administer, monitor, and evaluate contract scope of work; review design documents to ensure technical integrity. Individually or as a project team leader, work on and is responsible for complex large scale or multiple small scale software applications research, development, conversion, installation, and maintenance projects, including planning, organizing, and defining project requirements, methods, and end objectives in consultation with end users; coordinate project activities with team members, other section staff, user representatives and outside vendors. Oversee the modification of existing systems and/or the implementation of new systems by developing, writing, and disseminating procedures that utilize new or changed system applications and by evaluating system modifications in response to operational, program, and/or regulatory changes. Oversee and assign requests for assistance related to the use of department and/or program systems and software applications to staff; determine severity of problem and resolve or refer to appropriate personnel or vendor for resolution. Oversee the facilitation of a variety of system user and work groups to identify user needs and operational, programmatic, and/or regulatory changes affecting application requirements and other related issues. Supervise the work of software vendors to identify and resolve programming and other operational problems; oversee the scheduling of corrective patches and upgrades between vendors and staff; interact with vendors, external agencies, auditors, or other staff to obtain requested data or special reports. Design, implement, evaluate, and modify information systems training programs used by the department and/or program; request ad hoc reports. Oversee the development and execution of system test plans to ensure application performance conforms to specifications; oversee the modification of technologies to correct errors and optimize system performance and cost-effectiveness. Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in technology related to County operations; research, recommend, and evaluate vendor solutions and technologies; implements improvements; work with staff to maintain, revise, or improve operations and systems. Provide lead direction to a group of business analyst staff; review and control quality of work. Provide training to users and other technical staff and advise on best practices. Ideal candidate will possess: Experience successfully replacing a record management system including collecting business requirements; assisting with the request for proposal (RFP) process, vendor review and selection, and ultimately system implementation and rollout At least five (5) years of experience in system analysis and software configuration or development and support Strong knowledge of business process analysis, requirements analysis, and software analysis and design Project Management Experience Ability to analyze end-user technical requirements and recommend specific technical and/or workflow solutions to meet the need Demonstrated skill and understanding using business analyst techniques such as interviewing, brainstorming, modeling, risk analysis, estimating, and peer review Knowledge of, and experience working in the environmental health field Ability to work independently Excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work 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 County of San Mateo 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 training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be equivalent to graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in public administration, business administration, information systems, or closely related field and five (5) years of responsible experience in a position that would provide knowledge of department-specific programs, processes, and/or operations, including at least three (3) years of experience in the planning, implementation, oversight, and/or utilization of automated information systems and applications used to support departmental activities and specific to the specialty area assigned which includes report design, writing, and generation; business analysis; technical writing; system administration; vendor relationship management; and/or departmental information security. Additional related experience may substitute for education requirement on a year-for-year basis, up to four (4) years. 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: 1. Describe in detail how your education and work experience qualify you for the Senior IS Business Analyst position, including successful replacement of a record management system, if any. Be specific about where the experience was acquired, the responsibilities and duties performed, and how long you worked in that capacity. Additionally , state any relevant certifications, trainings, or classes. 2. Describe your project management experience. As part of your response, include types of collecting requirements and tracking issues and risks, and outcomes of the projects. Additionally , provide one relevant example that best illustrates your project management experience. Include the project, the steps you took, a risk/challenge you encountered along with how you communicated it to stakeholders and how you addressed it, and the ultimate result. 3. Describe in detail your experience and ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders throughout the project/software development cycle starting from gathering and validating requirements to the software system you implemented to training end-users. As part of your response, describe the communication methods you used, the steps you took in implementation and how you ensured end-user training. Please include the words "Senior IS Business Analyst - 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: Melissa Sheehan , Health Information Systems and Technology Manager Email: msheehan@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
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo's Sheriff's Office is dedicated to improving the quality of life within the community. Here is your opportunity to make a difference by beginning a career in law enforcement! We are currently seeking dedicated professionals to serve as Correctional Officers responsible for the supervision of inmates and inmate activity in County detention facilities. To avoid delays in processing your application for this position, please carefully read all of the information contained in this job posting prior to submitting an application. IMPORTANT PRE-APPLICATION EXAM INFORMATION Applicants for Sheriff's Correctional Officer must have passed the entry level physical agility test, either the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) with a minimum score of 320 or the Correctional Officer test with a passing score, and the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-score of 46. Both test scores must be attached to the online application and must have been taken within a year of the date of application. Pre-application tests for Sheriff's Correctional Officer applicants have been outsourced to the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (aka The Academy); however, test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet California Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) requirements as outlined below. Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy and self-enrolling in the required written test and physical agility test. For current test schedule and enrollment, visit The Academy's website at www.theacademy.ca.gov . A valid Basic Police Academy certification, meeting POST requirements, dated within one year of application will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB and WSTB scores. Academy certifications obtained more than a year ago will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB, but applicants must attach WSTB results showing the test was taken within a year of application. Note: While the physical agility test can be retaken immediately, the written exam can only be taken once every 30 days. Practice sessions for the physical agility test are also offered through The Academy. 1) Written Test - POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - This test must be completed in less than 2.5 hours, and it must be passed with a minimum T-Score of 46 . The areas covered by the test include: Spelling - Select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options. Vocabulary - Select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options. Clarity - Select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options. Reading - Read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content. CLOZE - Use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains missing words. 2) Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test mirrors the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) test and is advertised as such on The Academy's website. Applicants can submit scores from either the WSTB or the Correctional Officer test through The Academy. The Academy offers optional practice sessions. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy's website. The events for the Correctional Officer test include: 99-yard obstacle course in under 23 seconds 165-pound body drag for 32-feet in under 7 seconds 165-pound body lift for 60 seconds 500 yard run in under 2 minutes 1.5 mile run in 14 minutes or less IMPORTANT : When you report for the test, inform The Academy that you are applying to be a Correctional Officer with San Mateo County. San Mateo County Correctional Officer applicants will not be required to participate in climbing the 6-foot chain link fence or 6-foot solid wall portion of the WSTB test. Examples Of Duties Correctional Officer duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive, search, book, fingerprint, and guard inmates in the correctional facilities. Take custody of inmates' property. Maintain records of bookings, releases, transfers, money and other functions of the correctional facilities. Prepare inmates for court and for release. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Skill/Ability to: Exercise good judgment. Read and comprehend legal documents, law enforcement manuals, and court decisions. Follow instructions. Function effectively under stress. Project authority. Make accurate observations. Perform strenuous physical activity. Write reports and correspondence. Communicate effectively orally. Communicate with all types of people. Meet State of California POST medical and physical standards for law enforcement personnel. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a Class C California driver license or equivalent. Other Requirements: Graduation from high school OR possession of a General Education Development Certificate. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship prior to applying for this position with County of San Mateo. Citizenship must be conferred within three (3) years of applying for citizenship. Must not have any felony convictions. Must pass a written and physical agility test as outlined above with scores attached to the online application. Must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays, weekends and rotating shifts. Must pass a background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph and medical evaluations. Refrain from using tobacco products at any time for employees hired by the County after October 1, 2004. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions and copies of your PELLETB and WSTB Physical Agility exam scores, or a valid Basic Police Academy certificate must be submitted in addition to the regular employment application form. See description above for information regarding these exams and the required passing scores. 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. Candidates who submit a complete online application and who meet all the requirements described above will be placed on an eligible list (hiring list). 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. Please keep available the instructions below on how to attach documents to your application as you prepare to submit your application. Applications submitted without the required attachments will be immediately disqualified. Do not submit an application if you do not yet have your test results! - In the application form, choose the Attachments link - Click the Add Supplemental Attachment link - Select "PELLETB T Scores" in the Attachment Type choices - Click Upload to find and select your saved document - Click the Add Supplemental Attachment link again - Select "Physical Agility Result" in the Attachment Type choices - Click Upload to find and select your saved document - Click on the Next button to proceed with the rest of the application process 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 (03062020) (Sheriff's Correctional Officer - H058)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Family Health Services Division is seeking an experienced and qualified Spanish-speaking Senior Community Worker to join its evidence-based home visiting program that aims to reduce the burden of asthma in San Mateo County's Medi-Cal eligible children. Family Health Services focuses on the health and well-being of infants, children, teens, young adults, and parents by providing services such as well-child check-ups, developmental screenings, support for children with special health needs, parenting classes, home visits, vaccine clinics, lead/asthma assessments, health education, and prevention. The successful hire will provide services that includes providing county resources, assisting clients with linkages, and assisting with follow-up of medical care. The hire will also 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 is expected to perform the most complex types of duties assigned to the class series, exercising a high level of autonomy, judgment, and initiative. The current vacancy is a Full-Time, Limited Term position that is Spanish-Speaking required . The ideal candidate for the Senior Community Worker position has experience and/or possesses the following: Conducted home visits with clients who are suffering from asthma to administer asthma medical assessments. Identified client's current knowledge/needs, medical history, current asthma plan adherence in order to develop individual service plans. Provided asthma related education and self-management support, focusing on identifying asthma triggers, medication management techniques, understanding/adhering to asthma plan. Collaborated with community and medical providers to identify potential families, to improve access and the quality of health care and social services. Motivated and engaged individuals toward stated goals. Expertise in helping clients learn to be self-sufficient. Works effectively with multi-problem high-risk families. Problem-solve. Make independent judgments and ability to work autonomously. Assume a leadership role in community health programs. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Be flexible to adapting to a changing environment. Maintain healthy professional boundaries. Experience with Reflective Practice and Motivational Interviewing. Understands Trauma Informed Care / Adverse Childhood Experiences. Knowledge of and familiarity with use of electronic health records (EHR) is preferred. A basic understanding of addiction, recovery and harm reduction theories and principles. 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. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct home and field visits to assess and monitor client needs and ensure adherence to individual care plans. Assess and monitor client needs and develop individual care/recovery/support plan based on the needs of the client. Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of informational and outreach materials, basic correspondence and reports, and other documents regarding program activities. Performs crisis intervention by arranging for special services to assist clients in addressing serious personal, financial, employment, and/or family issues; performs crisis intervention. Assist clients in a wide variety of daily living activities, such as completing applications and forms, budgeting, and navigating support service systems. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community resources. Provide information and refer clients to appropriate social services agencies; research community resources for clients; work closely with other County staff to coordinate various functions of outreach and referrals. Perform outreach to provide education and information to individuals who may be at risk and unaware of services and/or prevention methods. Conduct outreach activities to community organizations to provide information about the program and resources and to secure health, welfare, educational, and other social service supportive programs on behalf of clients. Represent the division or section on internal and community committees and task forces as assigned representing the needs of the community or of individual clients; attends and participates in community events. Assist in planning, organizing, and conducting health education programs. Observe and recommend health education needs and resources. Evaluate the effectiveness of educational methods, techniques, and materials and recommends modifications. Work with community groups including parents, schools, and health organizations to create health education programs. Assist in the planning and preparation of educational materials such as flyers, pamphlets, exhibits, and displays. Perform special assignments, projects, or other related duties as required. Qualifications 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. Knowledge 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. Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the field as well as an office environment; to operate a motor vehicle for home visits, jail visits, to attend meetings, and visit various County sites; to inspect sites including client homes; vision and smell to assess environmental situations, identify conditions, 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 on uneven terrain, and climbing and descending structures to access client homes and interact with members of the community. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift and carry materials, objects, and children weighing up to 60 pounds, with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements: Employees frequently work outdoors and are exposed to varying weather conditions, loud or excessive noise levels, unpleasant odors, dust, fumes, allergens, vermin, parasites, or insects, toxic substances; infectious agents, and cold and/or hot temperatures. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids performing duties. Protective clothing such as gloves, masks, or gown may be necessary when performing client assessments or when supporting client job training. Employees may interact with members of the public or with staff in a highly emotional setting while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following must be submitted via e-mail: Cover letter with responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages). Resume Supplemental Questions: This position requires possession of a valid California driver license or equivalent. Do you possess a valid driver license? (A "No" response will disqualify you as you do not meet this requirement.) Describe the education and training that qualify you for a position as a Senior Community Worker working in the Family Health Services Home Visiting Program. Include specific certificates, training and experience. Be specific. Describe your experience providing a variety of community services/resources such as group and individual instruction and counseling, outreach, case management and direct patient care services to the following clients, specifically experiencing issues such as: 1. Parenting and children. 2. Children with chronic illness and 3. Developmental or behavioral issues. Provide a specific example from your experience. Please include the words "Senior Community Worker - Limited Term " 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: Susana Flores , Clinical Services Manager II- Nursing Email: sflores@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 (resume and cover letter with complete responses to supplemental questions) 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. Analyst: Wendy Young (Senior Community Worker - G117)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Libraries is seeking qualified college students or continuing education professionals seeking a future with your education for the position of Big Lift Inspiring Summers Learning Facilitator Intern . The Position: Learning Facilitators will be responsible for leading implementation of our cutting-edge curriculum developed in partnership with the Center for Childhood Creativity and collaborating with the other staff in their classroom. Learning Facilitators will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an environment that embraces the growth mindset, actively facilitates open-ended, child directed projects with children, and looks for every opportunity to embrace and incorporate youth creativity. Summer Learning Camps: The camps serve children reading below grade level in areas where the majority of youth qualify for free or reduced lunch. Full day camps build 21st century skills through hands-on learning experiences. Staff working intensively with enrolled youth will have the opportunity to make our community a stronger, healthier, and more equitable place. These summer learning experiences are a critical part of our County's strategy of dramatically reducing the number of youth who cannot read on grade level in 3rd grade. If you can't read proficiently in 3rd grade, you are at significant risk for a number of troubling outcomes, outcomes that disproportionately affect youth of color and socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. Help us change the world by inspiring youth with your love of learning, warmth, and by igniting problem-solving. Help us support youth in a summer program aimed to build confident youth who will have the benefit of high quality, cutting-edge learning experiences with caring and passionate adults. Location: Big Lift Inspiring Summer Learning Facilitator Interns will be assigned to work at one of seven learning camps with children who will be entering kindergarten, first, second, or third grade in the Fall. The camps are located in South San Francisco, Daly City, East Palo Alto/Menlo Park, Half Moon Bay, Pescadero, Redwood City, and San Bruno. Schedule: This 6 week internship will begin with 7-8 days of required training and will then continue with a 4 week assignment in one of our learning camps. The 4-week camp assignment will either be part-time [20-25 hours per week, 4-5 hours per day Monday-Friday] or full-time [35-40 hours per week, 7-8 hours per day Monday-Friday]. Health and Safety: San Mateo County Libraries is a CDC compliant workplace. Guidelines have been developed to ensure the health and safety of our staff and students and will be updated as needed in accordance with county and state rules. Salary: $17.86 - $23.11 hourly Qualifications These positions are designed to support college-aged students, recent graduates, and paraprofessionals working in youth education in better understanding the opportunities available in working with youth, in education, and in public service. Education or Experience: Experience coaching, tutoring, demonstrated interest in working with youth. Experience in theater, arts, music, youth development, early childhood, social justice, science is also preferred. Language: Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required Desired Skills and Abilities: Enthusiastic about working with youth Experience or aptitude with group management Joyful attitude Comfortable with or experience acting as a role model Able to share a love of learning and sense of curiosity Show leadership Show initiative Able to easily switch tasks when needed Familiarity with conflict resolution strategies Positive approach Enthusiasm in helping to facilitate hands-on learning activities and physical activities Knowledge of camp culture Enjoys singing and dancing Enjoys meeting new people and fostering relationships with youth Eager to try new strategies and approaches Application/Examination 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 www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs to apply. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Final Filing Date: March 12, 2021 Interviews: TBD For more information or questions, please contact the Big Lift Summers Coordinators at bigliftsummers@smcl.org .
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description The San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association (SamCERA) is looking for their next valued team member to fulfill the role of Retirement Senior Accountant. We invite you to join a team that provides caring, fair, accurate, timely and knowledgeable professional services and information to its members and other stakeholders. The mission of SamCERA is to serve as loyal fiduciary for its members (comprised of permanent employees of the County of San Mateo, the San Mateo County Superior Court, and the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District) and to serve as a prudent administrator of the retirement system. For more information about our organization, visit https://www.samcera.org/ . Under direction of the Finance Officer, the Retirement Senior Accountant will plan, assign, direct, coordinate and evaluate the work of professional and fiscal support staff performing accounting and finance activities; create timely and accurate financial statements, administer financial systems, analyze financial data to complete reports and make recommendations; and perform other related duties. This position assists with the development and management of all financial transactions, record keeping of all general and institutional investment activities, pension payroll processes, and human resource administration in SamCERA. In addition to the minimum education and experience requirement, the ideal candidate will demonstrate: Experience in accounting for general and investment financial activities. Knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and requirements of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Experience with project management and process improvement. Ability to adapt changes and work with teams. Ability to work independently, solve problems with innovative mindset and exercise sound judgment within established guidelines. Ability to manage time and deadlines. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, direct, supervise, train, review and/or evaluate the work of assigned staff. Provide input into selection decisions and disciplinary matters. Provide on-going reassessment of current departmental procedures, implement improvements to work flow and prepare up-to-date process documentation. Interpret and apply applicable policies and procedures in accordance with the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937. Interact with the external auditors to provide adequate data and support during their fieldwork. Research various accounting-related issues including, but not limited to, investments, securities lending, general accounting, and retiree payroll. Assist the Finance Officer with special projects and other related work as required. Provide guidance and training to accounting and other SamCERA staff regarding accounting issues. Prepare financial statements and other reports by analyzing and summarizing financial and statistical data; identify significant financial reporting events and prepare footnote disclosures for annual audited financial report. Prepare a variety of highly complex and special reports on pension fund activities, budgetary requirements and actuarial analysis. Examine and analyze SamCERA's fiscal operations, recommending enhancements to the department's record-keeping, financial accounting and budgetary controls. Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, including accounting and statistical analysis to support appropriate funding levels. Analyze institutional investment and pension accounting records for use in preparing annual cash flows and budgets. Prepare trend analysis report of cash disbursements, forecast, calculate and analyze prepaid contributions, investment income and expenses. Develop financial forecast including cash inflows and outflows. Prepare journal entries and periodic reconciliations of general ledger, journal, subsidiary accounts, and bank statements. 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. A typical way to qualify is: Education: Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field. This classification requires the successful completion of a minimum of twelve semester units of college level accounting coursework. Experience: The equivalent of three years full-time professional accounting or auditing experience with increasing responsibility throughout the years, including the performance of a variety of accounting and fiscal responsibilities, one year of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity in an accounting section or division. Knowledge of: The County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 as it pertains to SamCERA procedures. Governmental Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and requirements of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Principles, practices and terminology of institutional investment. Project management and leadership techniques. Auditing techniques, principles, and practices. Accounting software programs. General actuarial concepts and terminologies. Principles and practices of business data processing, particularly as related to the processing of accounting information. Principles and practices of supervision or management. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Terminologies, concepts and practices related to the processing and maintenance of retirement system records. Skill/Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise, train and evaluate the work of staff. Perform technical, specialized, complex or difficult accounting projects. Read and interpret complex employee benefit and pension plan regulations including the County Employees Retirement law of 1937., pertinent codes, accounting guidelines, manuals and plan documents. Apply governmental accounting principles and practices. Prepare comprehensive financial reports and budgets. Explain complex procedures to coworkers and coach staff in new skills and procedures. Identify emerging risk issues and trends and present analysis to management. Establish priorities, analyze problems and identify solutions under pressure. Meet deadlines and follow-up on responsibilities. Prepare and deliver presentations to groups. Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Establish and maintain professional relationships with members of the Retirement Board, SamCERA staff, members of the Retirement Association, other governmental agencies, outside corporations, and various consultants. Perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately. 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 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. Important Information About the Examination Process: The examination process will consist of the steps detailed in the order below. Because of this examination process, not all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through the examination process. 1. Initial review of application materials. At this step, applicants submitting incomplete applications and/or incomplete responses to the supplemental questions, lacking relevant qualifications, and/or not following instructions will be disqualified. Application submissions that do not follow instructions will be rejected. Applicants who pass the initial review will be invited to take an online computer-based examination. 2. Online computer-based examination (weight: pass/fail): Those applicants who pass the initial review process outlined above will receive a link, via email, for the online computer-based examination. Please make sure to read all notices carefully. Applicant requests for alternate exam dates will not be granted. Reasonable accommodations for medical conditions will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must be requested at the time of application. It is the applicants' responsibility to notify the Human Resources Department at (650) 363-4343 if they have not received their invitation notice for the online computer-based examination by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, January 27, 2021. 3. Applicants who pass the online computer-based examination will be placed on an eligible list and top ranked candidates will be invited for an interview. 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 for Applications: January 26, 2021 Online Computer-Based Examination: January 27-January 29, 2021. Candidates must complete the entire examination within this time period. 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 (01132021) (Retirement Senior Accountant-Exempt E-012)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateo is seeking qualified candidates for the Employment Services Specialist II . There is currently one vacancy in the Service Connect Program under the Employment Services Branch. Although this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in the Employment Services Branch. Under general supervision, the Employment Services Specialist II will provide a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling, and case management. Employment Services Specialist II will exercise independent judgment in assessing and counseling clients regarding training and employment in accordance with established County policies and procedures and program regulations. The Employment Services Specialist in this classification will work with a diverse population with various obstacles to employment. Examples of duties may include, but not limited to: Screen clients for eligibility for a broad range of employment related service strategies to guide individuals into the labor market. Utilize a variety of vocational assessment materials, inventories and information to analyze and interpret client skills, abilities, aptitudes, values, and personal traits to develop service plans that strengthen entry/re-entry into the labor market. Assist and support clients in making career decisions, setting training and employment goals and identifying and implementing strategies to achieve goals. Develop and write individualized employment plans with clients; consult with other staff and agencies, schools and employers. Provide and document individual and group vocational counseling and referral services. Assist in developing knowledge of employment and job placement opportunities. Arrange and schedule training and educational programs for clients. Draft and administer training contracts. Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with clients, schools, employers, other agencies, and community organizations. Learn and implement technical program rules, regulations, and procedures. Conduct community outreach and recruitment activities. Write a variety of documents including case notes, letters, contracts, reports, and required forms. Arrange and schedule training and education programs for clients both in and out of custody. The ideal candidate will have two years of professional experience providing a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling, and case management; demonstrated a broad range of skills and abilities working with a diverse population as it relates to their employment needs; experience interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures; and be highly proficient in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, or databases. In addition, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and writing skills and have a general understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of career and vocational assessment and counseling, problem solving, and interviewing. Because of the diversity of the communities we serve, the ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish is highly preferred, but not required. Qualifications Education and Experience: A ny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify for an ESS II is two years of professional experience providing a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling and case management. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of career and vocational assessment and counseling, including interviewing and problem solving techniques; community resources and referral services; employment practices and strategies and local labor market trends; educational and employment training schools, programs and services; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and County and program policies and guidelines; computer applications related to the work and office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Skill/Ability to: Assess and counsel job seeking clients effectively and assist them in employment problem solving and decision making; develop individualized, practical and effective employment training plans; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, employers, schools, County staff and others; plan and conduct individual and group vocational exercises and workshops; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; understand, explain and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines and maintain accurate records and files and prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. 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 points added to their final passing score on this examination. 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 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, January 25, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PST Application Screening: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Combined Panel Interviews: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 and/or Wednesday, February 10, 2021 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 (Employment Services Specialist II - G238)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
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
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Public Health Microbiologist I for its Public Health Laboratory. The current vacancy is in the Public Health, Policy and Planning Division located in San Mateo, CA. This position may be required to work flexible hours when necessary, including after hours, weekends, and holidays. The Public Health Microbiologist I (PHM-I) i s the journey level class in the Public Health Microbiologist series; performs routine and specialized laboratory tests; and performs microbiological and related laboratory analysis in the areas of bacteriology, virology, mycobacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, and water microbiology. The ideal candidate possesses: Experience working in a public health laboratory Experience in the operation of the Hologic Panther to detect SARS-CoV2 Ability to follow procedures and demonstrate problem solving skills Excellent multitasking and organizational skills Excellent customer service skills High level of professionalism Demonstrated ability to follow proper safety precautions Ability to work independently and as a part of a team Detailed in documentation practices Strong applied knowledge of quality assurance practices Effective oral and written communication skills Computer skills NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform microbiological tests for the detection, control and prevention of infections and diseases in the areas of bacteriology, mycobacteriology, immunology, parasitology, virology, and mycology. Perform bacteriological examinations of foods for sanitary quality and presence of agents of food borne diseases. Perform bacteriological examinations of water and shellfish for evidence of pollution. Examine animals for evidence of rabies. Make positive identification of microorganisms submitted by other laboratories. Perform quality assurance tests on media, stains and reagents. Maintain inventory of media and reagents. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports. Evaluate new and existing test procedures. Write/update test procedures. Advise physicians and others on proper specimen collection and transport techniques and interpretation of test results. Instruct Public Health Microbiology trainees. Perform proficiency testing as required by federal regulations. Interpret laboratory results. Cross-train other microbiologists when rotations between sections take place and after receiving special instruction or training off-site. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification : Must meet the standards and qualifications for admission to examination as a Certified Public Health Microbiologist. Knowledge of : Current technology, principles and application of microbiological tests and analyses. Microbiological laboratory methods and techniques. Operation and care of laboratory equipment and instruments. Laws and regulations governing public health laboratories and clinical laboratories. Proper safety precautions and procedures. Skill/Ability to : Perform immunological, bacteriological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and biochemical tests and analyses. Make independent judgments in evaluating the validity of completed laboratory tests. Evaluate new procedures and make recommendations for future use. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Train others in work procedures. Keep accurate records and reports. Follow written and oral instructions. Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form 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 application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.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 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: January 28, 2021 Application Screening: February 2, 2021 Panel/Department Interviews: February 10 and/or 11, 2021 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Analyst: Yvonne Alvidrez (011521) (Public Health Microbiologist I - F065)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking well-qualified individual for the position of Public Health Microbiologist I/II - Limited Term. There is currently one limited term vacancy. The position is in the Public Health, Policy and Planning Division located in San Mateo, CA, but will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. The County of San Mateo's Health System is seeking an experienced Public Health Microbiologist I/II for its Public Health Laboratory. Under supervisory direction, the Public Health Microbiologist(PHM) performs microbiological and related laboratory analysis in the areas of bacteriology, virology, mycobacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, and water microbiology. The Public Health Microbiologistperforms routine and specialized laboratory tests, provides quality assurance support, resolves technical problems, and develops recommendations for new or alternative equipment or methods for overall process improvement. The Public Health Microbiologist II may serve as designated relief for the Public Health Microbiologist Supervisor when the latter must be absent from the laboratory. The ideal candidate possesses excellent multitasking and organizational skills; excellent customer service skills; a high level of professionalism; effective oral and written communication skills; the ability to follow procedures and demonstrate problem solving; and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. In addition, the ideal candidate is detailed in documentation practices; has strong applied knowledge of quality assurance practices; and has basic computer skills. This position may be required to work flexible hours when necessary, including after hours, weekends, and holidays. For the PHM-I level successful candidates must have received the approval letter to train as a Public Health Microbiologist Trainee issued by the California Department of Public Health, andcompleted the 26 weeks of training in an approved public health training laboratory, necessary to take the state examination for certification. NOTE: This is not a Trainee position. SALARY PHM I: $43.03 - $53.79/hour PHM II: $45.56 - $56.94/hour 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 County of San Mateo 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. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform microbiological tests for the detection and identification of infectious disease pathogens in the areas of bacteriology, mycobacteriology, immunology, parasitology, virology (including rabies testing), and mycology. Perform bacteriological examinations of water for evidence of contamination. Review and interpret test results and accurately report results in the LIMS. Perform quality control testing on media, stains and reagents. Perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment. Perform proficiency testing. Maintain inventory of media and reagents. Prepare and maintain accurate records and other documentation for laboratory tests, quality control, and equipment maintenance. Evaluate new and existing test procedures. Write and update standard operating procedures. Prepare and submit various reports for internal and external clients. Prepare test corrective and preventive action reports and perform related follow-up. Advise physicians and other clients on proper specimen collection, storage, and transport conditions. Assist clients in test result interpretation. Train and instruct personnel, student interns, and volunteers on testing, test interpretation, quality control, and safety procedures. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification : Public Health Microbiologist I: Must meet the standards and qualifications for admission to examination as a Certified Public Health Microbiologist. Public Health Microbiologist II: Possession of a valid Certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the California State Department of Public Health. 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: Public Health Microbiologist II: Two years of experience as a microbiologist. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Copy of approval letter to train as a Public Health Microbiologist Trainee OR Certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the California Department of Public Health Responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: Do you possess an approval letter to train as a Public Health Microbiologist Trainee OR Certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the California Department of Public Health that demonstrates you meet the requirement of the position? (Copy must be submitted with application materials). Where did you complete the 26 weeks of training in an approved public health training laboratory necessary to take the state examination for certification Describe your experience working in laboratory operations that support your qualifications as a Public Health Microbiologist. Include your years of experience as a microbiologist, as well as the areas of supervision, performing verification studies, writing standard operating procedures, and assisting/implementing quality assurance procedures. Be specific. Summarize your technical experience in the areas of bacteriology, mycobacteriology, mycology, immunoserology, parasitology, and molecular testing. Be specific. Describe the skills you use to maintain positive working relationships with managers, co-workers, other County employees, and outside agencies. Give an example of a time you used these skills and describe the outcome. Be specific. Please include the words "Public Health Microbiologist I/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: Shantelle Lucas, Public Health Laboratory Director slucas@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 positions are 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 (approval letter to train/certificate, 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
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on June 25, 2019 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo County Health's, San Mateo Medical Center has opportunities for experienced Critical Care nurses in our Intensive Care Unit. Under direction, the incumbents will perform varied professional nursing duties with primary emphasis on professional nursing care for hospital or 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 assigned clinical setting. Currently we have vacancies for three Regular part-time critical care nurses in the ICU (two 0.5 FTE, one Day Shift and one NOC Shift, and one 0.8 FTE Day Shift, as well as a variety of Relief). The ideal candidates will be 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. They will also have two years of experience working in acute care hospital units providing care to patients with serious, complex and acute illnesses or injuries that require very close monitoring and extensive medication protocols and therapies. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. NOTE : 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 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Complete patient assessments, triage, and 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. 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. Critical Care Nurse Duties for nurses in this series may also include the following: Record, assess and observe patient progress, reactions and symptoms. Monitor patient rehabilitation. Monitor life support equipment. Attend to wound dressings. Monitor patients in restraint and seclusion and maintain patient safety. Determine medical or psychiatric emergency need and provide intervention. Recognize symptoms of major psychiatric diagnosis. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. A valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Possession and maintenance of a valid Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 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; and 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; and work in a busy environment. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. A supplemental questionnaire must be completed and 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%), which may include an additional exam component given prior to or during the interview. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given inthe 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 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: Continuous 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(060319) (Critical Care Nurse - F022)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County ParksDepartment is seeking individuals to assist Park Rangers with seasonal facility maintenance, including cleaning restrooms and collecting garbage; resource management; visitor services; gatehouse duties; and trail maintenance. The ideal candidate will havethe abilityto learn new skills, the ability to follow directions, and a strong commitment to provide exemplary customer service to park visitors. This position requires driving to different park locations and handling power-driven tools and machines. Candidates selected for this position must have a valid California driver license or equivalent and must be at least 18 years of age at the date of hire due to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) restrictions. The salary range is $17.47 - 21.85 per hour. Extra-help positions offer temporary employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months full-time, however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring department. Extra-help positions are paid on an hourly rate basis and provide some benefits. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Qualifications Knowledge of: Policies, procedures and safety regulations related to the park location to which assigned; safety hazards and equipment related to park and marina environments; driving and operating automobiles, light trucks, safety equipment and other motorized equipment safely; communicating effectively orally and in writing; landscaping and ground maintenance practices including pruning, lawn and plant care. Skill/Ability to: Maintain cleanliness of park and marina facilities; use hand, electric and pneumatic power tools; perform light construction, repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment; perform clerical tasks including keeping accurate records, making simple arithmetic calculations, handling cash, and filing; follow oral and written instructions including safety rules, procedures and practices; work courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers, and volunteers; operate motor vehicles and other equipment; stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time; lift items weighing up to 60 pounds. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to the standard County employment application form. Your responses to the supplemental questions will provide additional information about your qualifications for this position, and will be used by the department in the evaluation process. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses. Neatness, clarity of expression, and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the ' Apply Online ' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. If you have any questions, contact the Parks Department Payroll and Personnel at (650) 363-4020. NOTE: Due to the volume of applications for these positions, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as these positions may be filled anytime within the process. The Parks Department will screen materials as they are received and will directlycontact qualified applicants for further consideration. 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. 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(L046)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Payroll/Personnel Supervisor , to under direction of the Deputy Director for Finance and Administration, plan, organize, supervise, review and evaluate the work of departmental payroll/personnel support staff; provide technical, complex and specialized payroll and departmental human resources support. The current vacancy is in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division, located in San Mateo, CA. The Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division employs over 630 staff. The Payroll/Personnel Supervisor will lead a team that is tasked with processing biweekly payroll, personnel requisitions, on-boarding new employees, processing employee transactions such as new hires, promotions, demotions, transfers and terminations, and all other human resources related transactions, processing salary increases to include special allowances, conducting payroll audits, managing employee leaves and providing on-going training on timecard and the payroll system to department employees. This position will have a considerable amount of work using Workday software. Payroll and personnel functions are dea dline driven resulting in a v ery fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have: Experience in payroll and personnel for a complex government agency and/or healthcare organization At least three years of experience using Workday software Ability to process and monitor multiple tasks/processes simultaneously Experience working with multiple union Memorandum of Understandings Working with multiple timecard/payroll codes and charge departments, some with 24/7 operations Researching payroll errors, calculating errors, and making retroactive adjustments Ability to lead and motivate their team Excellent verbal and written communication skills 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: Supervise and direct payroll/personnel support staff and activities; organize and assign work, set priorities and follow up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Plan, schedule and assign a variety of tasks related to maintenance of the personnel and payroll systems. Participate in the hiring assigned staff, recommending selection for management approval. Train assigned staff in payroll and personnel practices and procedures. Evaluate employee performance, counsel employees, and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions. Determine work schedules and authorize leaves, ensuring the effective, efficient and timely completion of all work. Provide input into the budget and goal setting processes for the unit. Perform difficult, technical and specialized office support work, relating specifically to payroll, human resources and employee relations activities, which require the use of independent judgment and the application of technical skills. Develop and prepare a variety of reports and information related to use of staff, payroll costs, employment practices and related personnel and payroll functions; research and assemble information from a variety of sources for the completion of forms and preparation of reports; make arithmetic and/or statistical calculations. Process time reporting forms, verify information and calculations, specific payroll rates related to holiday, overtime, off-shift and predetermined premium rates; monitor leave , time balances and compensatory time totals. Prepare and process personnel requisition forms for filling permanent, temporary and part-time vacancies. Process paperwork required for new employees; orient such employees regarding County benefit programs and obtain information to complete required forms and begin coverage. Confer with human resources and departmental staff regarding specified human resources and/or employee relations matters, including Civil Service Rules, MOU provisions and related policies and procedures. Organize and maintain various files, including those related to personnel matters. Enter and retrieve data using a personal or on-line computer system; review computer or manually produced reports for accuracy and make corrections as required. Distribute department staff work hours to varied cost control and fiscal accounts; audit and balance such cost distributions. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Supervisory principles and practices, including work planning, scheduling, review, evaluation and employee training and corrective action. Methods and practices related to payroll and personnel processes in a complex, public agency. County labor contracts, Civil Service Rules and other related policies and procedures. Concepts and terminology related to County human resources and employee relations issues and documents. Office administrative practices and procedures, including record keeping and the operation of standard office equipment. Basic business data processing and business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. Record keeping principles and procedures. HRIS and timekeeping system. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, supervise, direct, review and evaluate the work of others. Train others in work procedures. Analyze and resolve administrative problems related to the payroll function. Perform detailed, difficult, technical and specialized payroll, human resources and employee relations support work. Organize and prioritize work, meeting critical deadlines and follow up on assignments with a minimum of supervision. Interpret complex written guidelines, rules, policies and procedures and accurately apply the direction provided to operational actions and procedures. Understand immediate and downstream effects of executed actions, decisions and advice. Organize, research and maintain confidential office files. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Analyze data and make arithmetic calculations as needed with speed and accuracy. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Communicate clearly and effectively with employees, managers and external agencies through verbal and written methods. Embrace and learn new technology, software or systems related especially those related to payroll and personnel coordination. Keep up to date and adapt quickly to changes in related procedures and HRIS business processes. Collaborate with managers and supervisors, give guidance and/or training on related payroll and personnel transactions. Operate standard office equipment and common office software applications such as email, word processing, spreadsheets and internet browsers. 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 five years of experience processing payroll information and interpreting complex rules and regulations related to human resources and/or employee relations functions, one year of which is in a lead capacity. Application/Examination Open & 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 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 will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.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 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: January 27, 2021 Application Screening: January 28, 2021 Panel/Department Interviews: February 8 and/or 9, 2021 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. Talent Acquisition Analyst: Yvonne Alvidrez (011421) (Payroll / Personnel Supervisor - E462)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 16, 2021
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 for PACU/Recovery and OR positions! Please note these positions 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, OR Nurses will ensure safety in the Operating Room for surgeons and patients, scrubbing and circulating, and PACU Nurses will take care of patients after 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 of two years of experience in the Recovery 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 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: 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. Perioperative Nurse 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 an ACLS and/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 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. 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)