Benton County, OR
Health Department Director
Benton County, OR
Few destinations conjure images of the Pacific Northwest like the Willamette Valley, which stretches for 150 miles along the Willamette River from Portland to Eugene in central western Oregon. Benton County (pop. 93,053, 679 sq. mi.) is in the southern part of the valley. This is quintessential Oregon, the final destination for generations of 19th Century settlers along the Oregon Trail, and wine country today. Corvallis (pop. 61,027), the county seat, is home to Oregon State University, the city’s largest employer. Most of the rest of the county is rich, fertile farmland.
Reporting to the County Administrator, the Health Department Director (HDD) oversees Behavioral Health, Public Health, and Developmental Diversity. The authority and responsibilities for a range of county health functions are distributed (or shared) between the HDD and the Community Health Center Director, each overseeing both separate and shared staff and programming. The total Health Department 2019-21 Biennium Budget is $39.3 million supporting 123 FTEs, and for the Health Center, $52.9 million supporting 155 FTEs.
Bachelor’s degree (medicine, public health, business or health science administration, or related) and 10 years of experience, including five years supervising other professionals, are required. Master’s degree preferred. Preference may be given to candidates meeting Oregon statutory requirements for Health Administrator. Experience with unions, labor relations, and collective bargaining preferred. Comparable qualifications may be considered.
The annual salary range for this position is $96,982 to $154,052 DOQE. Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.
Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure. The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com . Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.
Filing deadline July 6, 2020.
Orange County, CA
Orange County, CA, United States
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST II ____________________________________________________________ In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease ____________________________________________________________ This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Occupational Therapist I positions within Health Care Agency, California Children's Services until the next recruitment. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency , Medical Therapy Program (MTP) within California Children's Services (CCS) is seeking experienced Occupational Therapists to provide medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to: Administers therapeutic evaluation and complete written reports electronically Provides treatment for children from birth to 21 years of age who have neurological, neuromuscular, and/or complex orthopedic conditions Works closely with the children and their families to promote maximum function and development Performs treatment in a center based program Attends IEP's (Individualized Education Program) Conducts consultation in the home and school settings Completes daily documentation regarding treatment sessions Works collaboratively with other team members to assure that children and their families are provided with appropriate Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and training to maximize the child's function Opportunities may be in any one of the following twelve Medical Therapy Unit locations: Anaheim (2 MTUs), Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Placentia, Santa Ana, Tustin, or Westminster. Occupational Therapists work on a flexible 9/80 schedule, Monday through Thursday, nine hours per day, 8 hours every other Friday with the opposite Friday off. The County of Orange does not provide sponsorship for HB-1 applicants. For detailed information on California Children's Services click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have one (1) or more years of experience performing similar job responsibilities listed above. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Thorough Knowledge of: Principles and methods of occupational therapy and skill in administering occupational therapy Current research and clinical treatment approaches in the diagnosis served by the CCS Medical Therapy Program Skeletal anatomy, kinesiology, neurology, range of motion, muscle testing procedures, and basic pathology involved in neuromuscular and/or orthopedic handicaps Scope of Occupational therapy practice and current treatment models/frames of reference for treatment of children with physical disabilities Psychological impacts of chronic disability on the child throughout various stages of development Social and psychological impacts to the family of a child with chronic disabilities and health care needs Normal and abnormal child development Construction and or/use of adaptive equipment and splints/orthoses Appropriate durable medical equipment that meets the medical, functional and safety needs of the child How to effectively design and implement an occupational therapy program that best meets the needs of the child and their family within the context of the environment and community the child functions within Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication, Collaboration and Team Work: Interacting with families in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communications skills Establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with staff, colleagues, physicians, outside agencies, county personnel, and the general public Maintaining regular communication with supervisor regarding caseload Keeping accurate records for assigned caseload Participating in assessment activities as a member of multidisciplinary team MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Occupational Therapist II minimum qualifications, including Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Assessment | Written Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Arleen Berberoglu at email@example.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
FILING PERIOD: OCTOBER 16, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. (PST) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y5047S TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MEDICAL HUBS The Los Angeles County Medical Hub Clinics provide high quality, coordinated health care for children who are involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The Medical Hubs offer: Compassionate care by medical providers who understand the needs and concerns commonly experienced by children, families and caregivers in the child welfare system; Services for children in all stages of DCFS involvement, including medical assessments of suspected child abuse or neglect, comprehensive medical exams for children entering out-of-home care, and ongoing well-child care and sick visits. Linkages to pediatric specialty care for children with complex medical needs; Board-certified child abuse pediatricians and child interview specialists with extensive training in assessing suspected child abuse and neglect; Close coordination with DCFS Children's Social Workers and Public Health Nurses and the Department of Mental Health, to ensure that identified health, mental health and developmental needs are addressed. DEFINITION: Under the supervision of a physician, performs medical examinations, selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and other special procedures to assist in the delivery of medical services. Essential Job Functions Performs pediatric initial medical evaluations for DCFS-involved children. Provides initial consultation regarding child physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect (with support through on-site consultation with Child Abuse Pediatrician). Performs routine primary care and follow up care for DCFS-involved children. Performs acute care visits for DCFS-involved children (low acuity issues such as otitis media, jaundice, asthma, etc.) Takes medical histories and performs physical examinations, utilizes diagnostic techniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation; evaluates physical signs, symptoms and medical history to assess patient's physical condition. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require the immediate attention of a physician and, when necessary, initiates, without supervision, emergency medical treatments. Administers treatments and medications. Instructs and counsels patients in matters pertaining to their physical and mental health. Orders x-rays, therapeutic diets, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or occupational therapy treatments. Maintains and signs medical records pertaining to treatments and examinations administered. Performs specialized procedures as delegated by the supervising physician. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: A valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California*. LICENSE: A valid License to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California. PHYSICAL CLASS III: Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the certificate to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by The Medical Board of California at the time of filing or email the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online. The required license and/or certificates MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificates will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience in an acute or primary pediatric healthcare setting working with socially challenging pediatric patients. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the Selection Requirements. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every 12 months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the North County Area Only. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order to not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Social security number is for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 firstname.lastname@example.org ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time: