Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $71,584.80 - $84,940.04* *As of July 1, 2019 $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 (2020-2021) $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) ( 20% pay increase over 4 year period) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 06/6/2020 - 7/11/2020) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 7/28/2020 - 7/29/2020 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
County of San Mateo, CA
Redwood City, CA, United States
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on June 2, 2020to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The Aging and Adult Services (AAS) Division of San Mateo County Health has an exciting position for a Public Health Nurse in the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and Partners for Independence (PFI) Program. The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and the Partners for Independence (PFI) Program are two intensive case management programs in Aging and Adult Services (AAS). The programs aim to optimize the quality of life for older adults and people with disabilities with complex medical and psychosocial needs. By providing intensive case management and care coordination to this vulnerable population, we hope to prevent or reduce adverse health and psychosocial outcomes. Under the supervision of MSSP/PFI leadership, the MSSP/PFI Public Health Nurse will provide and coordinate a variety of health services to the client; provide services and consultation to seniors and dependent adults including teaching of health practices to prevent illness and promote general health and well-being; provide health education and screening to people in community settings. The current vacancy is in the Aging and Adult Services MSSP/PFI programs and is afull-time, permanentposition with benefits. The position is 40 hours per week from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The work location is 801 Gateway Blvd., South San Francisco, CA 94080, and will include visiting recipients in the community and attending meetings throughout the County. The position requires possession of a class C California driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation (including public transportation), as approved by the appointing authority. The ideal candidate will have: The passion and patience to serve the medically fragile and behaviorally challenged population. A keen awareness of the issues of aging, disabilities, community programming, and diverse cultural groups. The ability to apply cultural humility principles in the relationship with clients, where clients are experts at their own lives and have the right to self-determination. A minimum of two years' experience working with community organizations providing services to older adults and people with disabilities. Strong analytical skills. Exemplary verbal and written communication. Aproven background in building collaborative relationships in the community; Flexibility and ability to adjust interactions with individuals according to the needs of the situation. A sense of humor. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and their families as well as caregivers, intradepartmental, interdepartmental colleagues and community partners. Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required. NOTE:The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess client's health status through history taking, observation and screening tests. Communicate with Primary Care Physician (PCP) or specialist regarding clients' needs and care. Develop care plan including goals and time frames. Follow up Medication adherence and reconciliation visits. Provide Health Education (diabetes, hypertension, etc.). Women's Health. Immunization Clinics. Counsel, teach, and coordinate health and social services provided to client/family. Inform high risk group of resources and make referrals as appropriate. Document services and clients response to services. Participate in defining and addressing community health needs through consultation, recruitment of providers and development of resources. Participate in developing instruction materials. Keep statistical records, write reports. Inform clients regarding medical needs and Medi-Cal. Link clients to medical and dental resources. Participate on a multidisciplinary team. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: California license as a Registered Nurse. California Certificate as a Public Health Nurse. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing, with emphasis on field and clinic activities. Problem solving through nursing process. Technical nursing procedures. Health and social services resources. Collaborative health planning with multi-disciplinary teams. Skill/Ability to: Teach and counsel. Perform technical nursing procedures. Assess physical, psycho-social and nutritional needs. Assess community health needs. Teach and guide other health personnel and volunteers. Motivate people in positive health attitudes and behavior. Work effectively with multi-problem families. Problem solve. Make independent judgments and ability to work autonomously. Assume a leadership role in community health programs. Communicate effectively both verbally and orally. Be culturally sensitive. Be flexible to adapting to a changing environment. Organize communities regarding health matters. 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. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ Deadline to Apply: "Continuous" Application Screening: TBD Combined Panel/Department Interviews: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs.The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA
San Jose, California, United States
Under direction, to provide a comprehensive staff development program for clinical staff based on learning needs of clinical personnel. Positions currently available: Staff Developer- Critical Care Division at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Please contact Melissa Murphy at Melissa.Murphy@hhs.sccgov.org for more questions. The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription | Sign Up Typical Tasks Serves as a clinical resource and role model; Develops and participates in orientation programs for new employees; Plans and establishes a comprehensive competency program; Participates in the planning and teaching of educational programs necessary for hospital accreditation or other regulatory requirements; Participates on nursing, health- and hospital-wide committees; Provides support and direction to the Clinical Partners participating in the Orientation Program; Works cooperatively with staff and managers to determine educational needs of the employees; Provides regulatory agency mandated inservices to staff on a yearly basis and participates in the provision of these inservices to the entire SCVHHS community; Assists in developing yearly goals and objectives for the Staff-Development Program; Works with management to plan and achieve goals and objectives for each unit; Participates in Quality Improvement activities to evaluate services; Maintains knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act and legal aspects of nursing; Participates in research projects as assigned; Evaluates and disseminates pertinent research findings; Assists staff members in understanding and utilizing research finding in their practice; Pursues continuing education to expand knowledge and expertise. Employment Standards Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in the identified nursing specialty, evidence of expertise and competency in the identified nursing specialty, and additional experience as an educator/staff developer. Typically would have a BSN from a four-year college or university. Master's degree in nursing preferred. Nationally recognized certification in identified nursing specialty and/or Staff Development preferred. Closing Date/Time: 7/9/2020 11:59 PM Pacific