Monterey County Human Resources
Salinas, California, United States
Position Description Exam Number 18/60B25/03JL Final Filing Date: Continuous Monterey County Health Department's Behavioral Health Bureau seeks experienced behavioral health professionals to fill a number of vacancies at the Senior Psychiatric Social Worker level. The Bureau has Senior Psychiatric Social Worker vacancies on the Clinics Team , Placement Team , Crisis Team , Adult Forensic Services, Juvenile Court Team , Monterey County School District Team , Avanza Transition Age Youth Team , and the Quality Improvement Team . Adult System of Care The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker on the Clinics Team will oversee specialty services to high risk populations such as older adults/medically intensive, high-risk co-occurring substance abuse, post-hospital engagement team, clients with personality disorders who frequent acute hospitals and facilitating transitions from locked facilities. Additionally the Senior Psychiatric Social Worker will serve as a team leader working closely with team supervisors to facilitate coordination of services, provide team support to developing competency with evidence based practices and assist with utilization review. The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker on the Placement Team will be part of a team of clinicians that facilitate placement into, and discharge from, a continuum of residential facilities throughout the state for adults with serious mental illness. The team monitors treatment within these facilities utilizing strength-based case management and psycho-social rehabilitation to support the individual's wellness, recovery and resiliency goals to achieve a better life in the community. The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker on the Adult Forensic Services Team will work as part of the AB109 collaborative multidisciplinary team. The position will be based at the Adult Probation Department in Salinas. Primary functions of the job include triage, psychosocial and substance abuse assessments, treatment planning, referral, individual counseling, case management and evidence based group treatment. The overall goal is to reduce recidivism for participants returning from state prisons to the community, those charged with 1170H offenses and high risk felony probationers. The position provides opportunities to work with a wide range of partners to promote successful reintegration experiences for participants into the community. Crisis Team The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker on the Crisis Team works in the Emergency Department of Natividad Medical Center, assessing and diagnosing patients, having collateral contact with client caregivers to collect information and providing psycho-education, providing referrals to clients and families and responding to crisis phone calls. Children's System of Care The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker will work closely with the Juvenile Court and the Probation Department . This position is responsible for the Suicide Evaluation Watch (SEW), referrals for medication evaluations with a client's psychiatrist, meeting requests made by the Juvenile Court, and collaborating with Probation staff assigned to Juvenile Hall. Senior Psychiatric Social Workers will work closely with Monterey County School Districts , SELPA and Special Education Services . These positions will be responsible for mental health services within the schools for both IEP and non-IEP (General Education) students, participation in student IEP meetings, collaboration with district PBIS and ISF teams, risk assessments and the request of school personnel, referrals for medication and evaluations with psychiatrists, and providing clinical support to Psychiatric Social Worker I & II staff on their team. The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker position on the Avanza Transition Age Youth team works with youth and young adults with serious mental illness, and their families. This position serves as a liaison with the in-patient unit at Natividad Medical Center and coordinates outpatient care for clients exiting the unit. The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker wll function as lead clinician, supporting crisis/stabilization efforts and coordinating with the Mental Health Units at Natividad Medical Center and the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and providing clinical services in South Monterey County. Quality Improvement The Senior Psychiatric Social Worker vacancy on the Quality Improvement team supports the utilization review for specialty mental health services and evaluates the quality of care delivered. This Senior Psychiatric Social Worker would be expected to use in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements for specialty mental health and substance use disorder services and utilization reviews to determine the compliance of documentation with federal, state and local regulations, including Medi-Cal billing. The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future temporary or regular vacancies as they arise. Examples of Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults and children Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns including victims of sexual and physical abuse. Evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Work collectively with a multi-disciplinary team. Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: Effective communicator Clinically skilled Culturally sensitive Comfortable presenting clinical concepts to groups Organized and able to meet deadlines Enjoys collaboration with professionals from variety of disciplines Examples of Experience/Education/Training Conditions of Employment : Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record or ability to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority The Health Department will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which include a Department of Justice fingerprint check. In accordance with HIPAA, incumbent must have applied for or have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) Pursuant to Section 5751 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, possession of any one of the following: Possession of a current Licensure either as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a License as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or a License as a Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D) from the State of California issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Additional Information BENEFITS: The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (K Bargaining Unit) that includes health, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; CalPERS retirement; 22 days of annual leave; educational leave; and 11 public holidays per year. For additional information, please see the information available at https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/benefits/benefit-summary-sheet The information listed above is a general summary of benefits for this position. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution and the relevant Memorandum of Understanding prevails over this listing. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES Submit the following application materials to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906 . Resumes may be submitted in addition to, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials . Monterey County Employment Application form Response to the Supplemental Questions Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess the applicant's possession of required qualifications , this recruitment may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination . For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at (831) 755-4519. Or apply on-line at www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel Final Filing Date: Continuous NOTE: If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at (831) 755-4519. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U. S. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above. 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Contra Costa County, CA
Concord, California, United States
The Position *OPEN UNTIL FILLED* Bargaining Unit : Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for two qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Nurse Program Manager position to be assigned to the Public Health's Health Care for the Homeless Program. This position is primarily based in Concord, CAand incumbents travel throughout the County to their assignment locations. Public Health Nurse Program Managers coordinate and supervise the activities of nursing and health education or health care personnel within one or more public health programs. They assist in program and budget development and budget monitoring, develop programs for public health information and education services to the public, and supervise clinical services related to the programs. Additional duties include planning and implementing special health clinics; providing consultation to the medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases; developing and coordinating clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to supervise staff and conduct training and health education programs Knowledge of administrative principles applicable to the organization and functions of health education and health care programs Knowledge of scope and practice of standards of nursing; clinical skills related to public health programs; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam Date: Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Develops program policies and procedures and interprets these to the medical community including physicians, health care personnel and Public Health Nurse field staff Sets goals and objectives and establishes program priorities Implements State and Federal program guidelines Collects and analyzes disease and/or other program statistics Develops or expands appropriate programs Plans and implements special health clinics Provides consultation to medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases Provides information and technical assistance to public and private schools relative to public health related issues Develops and coordinates clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems Coordinates and supervises the investigation of communicable disease and determines scope of investigation Provides clinical assistance in special needs/emergency response clinics Prepares reports as required Assists with development and writing of program plans and funding proposals for grant applications Meets with interested community organizations to promote program goals Conducts or coordinates educational outreach activities and develops program information material for distribution to schools Coordinates activities of Public Health with community based organizations, community groups and the general public Conducts in-service education and orientation for program staff Evaluates and supervises clinical, clerical and technical staff Represents the department at various County, State and community meetings and participates on committees for theses various groups Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a 1) a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process; 2) a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and 3) a certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, or its equivalent, of professional nursing experience in a health care facility. Substitution: One (1) year of additional experience, working in a public health agency as an administrator, manager or health care services provider may be substituted for the academic major. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. THE REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE AND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE LICENSE NUMBERS MUST BE LISTED IN THE "CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES" SECTION OF THE APPLICATION. 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. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. 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.
1 Washington Street, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Description: Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems, the Applications Programmer Analyst is responsible for administering, enhancing, developing, installing, testing and modifying enterprise-wide and stand-alone business applications. This position provides technical application administration and operational support for existing systems and assist in the development of system solutions. The Applications Programmer Analyst is part of the systems programming team, administering the infrastructure applications (Control M), source code repository, integration middleware along with writing and maintaining application programs, coding from documented specifications, gathering requirements and documenting technical specifications. The incumbent creates and supports automated tests for quality assurance of the supported applications. The incumbent is also responsible for scheduling and monitoring jobs, and coordinating administrative efforts with the Chancellor's Office. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled