Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Spokane, WA, USA
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is headquartered in the City of Spokane, Washington, (pop. 219,000). Spokane is Eastern Washington’s largest city and is located next to the Washington-Idaho border. Spokane has been named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine. Spokane County as a whole, (pop. 523,000), offers outstanding benefits for individuals looking to move to a new area, including excellent recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, and an abundance of higher education offerings and industry base. Spokane County is a business, trade, and cultural center for the Inland Northwest.
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors. Additionally, a 9-member volunteer Advisory Council advises and consults with the Board and the Executive Director in carrying out the purposes of the Washington Clean Air Act and the agency’s mission. The agency’s work includes air quality monitoring, facility and equipment permitting, enforcing federal, state and local clean air requirements, and providing education and outreach programs. The agency operates on a 2020 budget of approximately $3.3 million and has a dedicated 21-member staff who provide administrative/clerical support, air monitoring and forecasting, communications/outreach, compliance, engineering, information technology, and rule writing/SIP planning.
Under the administrative direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads and manages a regional air pollution control authority in accordance with Washington State and federal laws and regulations, along with local regulations and board policies.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental, physical, or natural sciences or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in environmental programs is required, along with 2 years of demonstrated supervisory/management experience. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who is an active listener with a scientific background and experience in environmental regulation and management. A background in air and air quality regulations, and experience dealing with regulatory agencies, especially EPA and other federal environmental agencies, is highly sought.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Woodward, Oklahoma, USA
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries. OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Woodward County Health Department. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34000140) in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $55,025.96 based on education and experience. Position Summary : Provide direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings. This includes providing nursing assessments, planning, interventions, evaluations, health related education, case management, and execution of the medical regime including administering medications and treatments prescribed by any person authorized to prescribe by state law. Duties Included, but not limited to : •Assesses health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions. •Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs. •Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting. •Educates individuals, families, communities, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion. •Provides supervision to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care. •Delegate tasks that may safely be performed by others, consistent with educational preparation and that do not conflict with the provisions of the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act. •Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome. •Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared. •Other duties as assigned. Other Duties : •Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. •Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Education and Experience : Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Required at this level include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments. Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. In addition, this job requires, knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and to provide education and training. Physical Demands and Work Environment : •Must be able to move to provide examinations 80% of the time. •Combination of office and exam offices. •May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. •Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. •Hepatitis B vaccination and TB test required. • Work related travel required. Applicant must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
EXAM NUMBER: Y5092B FIRST DAY OF FILING: October 14, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Assists licensed medical staff in the examination, treatment, and care of patients at an outpatient clinic, under the supervision of a physician. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class work under the technical guidance of a physician and work as a member of a medical team assisting physicians, nurses and physician assistants by providing basic administrative, clerical, and technical supportive services to patient care in an outpatient clinic. These positions are characterized by the performance of various front and back clinic office duties and patient care services that do not require diagnosis, treatment, or tasks that are invasive or that require a medical evaluation or assessment. Incumbents work in accordance with the department's standardized procedures and scope of practice and training protocols established by the State under the Medical Board of California. Essential Job Functions Following specific procedures, scope of practice, and instructions from licensed medical staff: Prepares patients for examination procedures, including escorting patients to exam rooms; interviewing patients to obtain basic medical information; recording patient's medical history; and taking vital signs, weight, and height. Prepares treatment rooms, including setting equipment based on the procedure or purpose of examination and keeping the rooms neat and clean. Assists physicians with procedures, such as preparing and handing instruments/materials and shaving and disinfecting treatment sites. Performs venipuncture or skin puncture to draw blood; administers limited intradermal subcutaneous, or intramuscular injections; performs skin tests; and administers medication by inhalation, orally, sublingually, topically, vaginally, or rectally. Performs non-invasive screening tests, including electrocardiogram, electroencephalogram, and plethysmography. Collects specimens that are non-invasive in nature (i.e., urine, sputum, semen, and stool), logs the specimens, and prepares them for testing. Performs simple laboratory tests that are typically performed in a medical office. Applies and removes bandages and dressings; applies orthopedic appliances; removes casts, splints, and other external devices; select and adjust crutches; removes sutures or staples from superficial incisions or lacerations; performs ear lavage; and other non-invasive procedures. As authorized, provides information and instruction to patients. Assists in educating, teaching, and encouraging the development of basic health habits and preventive care. Greets patients at reception desk or counter, answers phones, schedules appointments, completes appropriate forms or records, files and retrieves documents, and assists patients in ambulation and transfers. Coordinates and maintains inventory control for medical and laboratory supplies and materials to ensure efficient flow of operations. Stocks and orders supplies as necessary. Assists with care coordination tasks and activities. Administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in an emergency. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. Successful completion of a Medical Assistant training program with administrative and clinical assignments issued by an accredited* institution authorized to provide training pursuant to the standards established by the Medical Board of California. -AND- 2. A current and valid Medical Assistant Certification in administrative and clinical assignments from a certifying organization approved by the Medical Board of California.** -AND- 3. Current and valid CPR Certification issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation may be required when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate. Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *The following websites will be used to verify accreditation information: http://www.ed.gov/ and http://www.bppe.ca.gov/ **The certifying organizations approved by the Medical Board of California can be found at the following website: http://www.mbc.ca.gov/Licensees/Physicians and Surgeons/Medical Assistants/Certifying Agencies.aspx DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Credit will be given to those applicants who meet the following criteria: Paid or unpaid administrative experience in the front of a medical doctor's office. *** Paid or unpaid clinical experience in the back of a medical doctor's office.*** ***Administrative experience in the front of a medical doctor's office includes: utilizing office computer to enter and retrieve patient data, transferring from paper charts to Electronic Medical Record (EMR); answering multi-line phones; scheduling appointments; filing/organizing; entering charges into billing system and following-up on unpaid claims. Clinical experience in the back of a medical doctor's office includes: prioritizing patient-care; preparing patients for doctor's examinations including vital signs, weight, chief complaints, recording patients allergies and medications; preparing set-up for procedures, blood draws, administer injections and obtain specimen, perform EKG; order labs; and maintains and stocks patient rooms and supplies. Credit will not be given to those who are performing in a training capacity such as work performed during a Medical Assistant (MA) training program. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add Lpascual@dhs.lacounty.gov to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. 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 score on this examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. 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, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection 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 . NOTE : Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of the required diploma, certificate, or official transcript to their application at the time of filing or provide to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Luz Pascual at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include exam number and exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: Please include your Social Security Number 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 USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7111 CA LIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Luz Pascual, Exam Analyst (323) 914-9087 Lpascual@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: