BUTTE COUNTY, CA
Oroville, CA, USA
Summary The Butte County Behavioral Health Department has an opening for Supervisor, Psychiatric Nurse. This position provides clinical supervision for the Department's out-patient clinics and its Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). The Department has 10 out-patient clinics throughout the County, providing a wide range of mental health and substance use disorder services. The CSU provides voluntary mental health crisis services to adults and youth. A Bachelor's of Science-Nursing (BSN) is preferred. Under limited supervision, supervises psychiatric nurses in a variety of professional nursing and patient care services to support the functions and operation of the Behavioral Health Department's outpatient and/or inpatient facilities and assures that effective and appropriate care is provided. FLSA: Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential Job Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Provides nursing care including but not limited to nursing procedures, medical treatments, and medical assessments in for mentally ill patients in an outpatient and/ or inpatient facility as authorized by their scope of practice under their Registered Nurse License. Guides, supervises, schedules and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns cases and tasks; develops staff skills; conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff. Demonstrates knowledge and provides leadership in applying behavioral interventions specific to the needs of mentally ill patients. Ability to quickly assess medical issues complicating psychiatric care. Manage incidents of assaultive or inappropriate behavior. Provide supervisory direction to non-medical mental health staff regarding proper procedures specific to the care of client's medical conditions. Provide specific necessary health education to clients as needed. Demonstrate leadership in team building to unite non-medical and medical staff members to work together in the best interest of the patient. Ability to diagnose medical conditions from psychiatric symptoms. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of psychotropic, mood management and related medications - their benefits, side effects, and a correct therapeutic dosage. Set up and coordinate complex 1:1 patient medical management plans. Ability to present clearly and effectively patient history, assessment, or care plans to psychiatrist, emergency room physician, or other nursing staff. Conducts intake assessments by interviewing patient, relatives and others to gather case history data; makes diagnosis regarding medical and emotional status of patient; and recommends treatment options. Performs intervention services, including evaluation and referral to other appropriate resources. Conducts and assists in individual and group counseling sessions. Provides leadership, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills. Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review patient cases, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; assures that appropriate services are provided; assures effective communications between clinical and medical staff prepares and presents progress reports. Analyzes trends, and evaluates program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation. Monitors operations and procedures, and develops recommendations for improving the organization's functions and processes. Performs a wide range of general administrative duties; reviews and approves documentation. Utilizes specialized techniques for emergency interventions, and prevention of violence. Reviews and audits patient and clinical files, and billing records for all patient contacts. Provides individual and group therapeutic services required to successfully develop psychological stability and personal independence; facilitates group therapy sessions. Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies. Provides consultation and training to other organizations in the community; conducts presentations and training programs to communicate the roles and functions of the mental health programs. Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities. Ensures compliance with all provisions and updates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) AND Ensures compliance with all relevant laws and regulations regarding confidentiality, privacy and security. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or school nursing program, and three (3) years professional experience in public or private health setting as a Registered Nurse, with one (1) if the years of experience providing care to individuals with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders preferred. One (1) year of experience in Butte County preferred. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of California, and remain active with all annual licensing requirements. A valid State of California driver's license may be required. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Working conditions are in outpatient and/or inpatient settings, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required; some non-standard work hours are required. Must work with a challenging patient population in crisis and/or mentally ill ; must be able to maintain professional composure and clinical effectiveness.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5118M FILING START DATE 8/7/18 AT 8:00 A.M.(PST) THIS EXAMINATION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. 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: Provides basic technical nursing care and clerical support services for assigned patients. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class report to a registered nurse and perform basic technical nursing care and limited technical nursing care of newborn, adults, children and adolescents or clerical duties on a patient unit as related to admissions, discharges, and the maintenance of patient, unit records, and supplies. Incumbents are expected to exercise progressively developing technical skills and knowledge in nursing, while enhancing with practical experience their academic preparation for working on a full-time of professional basis in nursing. Essential Job Functions Make rounds on assigned patients, answers and responds to patient call lights and/or request. Applies protective devices such as side rails for the safety of patients; Monitors and maintains the safety of patients with suicidal ideation, psychiatric hold and/or confusion to prevent harm at all times. Positions and assists ambulate patients and transports them by bed, stretcher or wheelchair. Assist in feeding or feeds patient meals when necessary. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, height and weight, and intake and output (Notify Charge Nurse of abnormal vital signs immediately). Performs therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises to patients as directed and assists in bowel and bladder training. Measures and records liquid intake and output on patients with closed urinary drainage systems. Maintains patient records and where appropriate writes brief reports reflecting any changes observed in the patient's condition, behavior, medication, and equipment. Provides decubitus care by changing patient position when needed. Assist in admission, transfer and discharge procedures, which include but not limited to the following: placing patient in bed, familiarize the patient to the room, tend to patient needs, listing and making proper distribution of patient's clothing and valuables. Administers special baths to patients such as sitz, and cooling as necessary. Observes oxygen therapy and maintains safety measures by monitoring pressure according to required standards of operation before and during therapy. Collects specimens such as urine, stool, and sputum from patients. Observes gastric suction apparatus for proper functioning and application according to standard procedure and policy. Assists RNs and/or LVNs in treatment procedures as directed; Perform errands as directed by the RN supervisor. Observes I.V. infusion for proper functioning and application. Maintains wet dressings on patients by reapplying dressing as necessary. Assist the RN with post-mortem related duties such as changing bed linen after the removal of a patient's remains. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Current enrollment in an accredited registered nursing program and successful completion of at least one year or four quarters of clinical nursing courses. * LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential function. 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Applicants MUST attach an official letter (with school seal) from an accredited nursing program verifying current enrollment status at time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualification in excess of the Minimum Requirements: Experience providing patient care in a healthcare setting. ** Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. *** ** For this examination, a healthcare setting includes, but is not limited to, acute-care, hospital, physicians' offices, urgent-care centers, outpatient clinics, and skilled nursing facilities. *** Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and Desirable Qualifications, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com 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. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing 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. 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 . 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Yolanda Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Yolanda Ramos, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7963 email@example.com Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Public Works
Port Orchard, WA, USA
The County Road Engineer leads and manages the activities of the Road Division of the Public Works Department including the administration and management of the Roads Engineering, Transportation/Traffic Operations and Road Maintenance functions and serves as the Assistant Public Works Director – Roads Division. The Road Division is composed of approximately 150 full time employees executing a $40+ million annual budget. The County Road Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the Road Division is managed in accordance with the County Road Administration Board (CRAB) Standards of Good Practice and applicable State law. Responsible for managing the revenue, expenditures, prioritization, and forecasting of the County Road Fund. Establishes design criteria and standards for transportation related facilities. Prepares, updates and assures compliance with applicable County code. Oversees the development of new and amended policies or ordinances to contribute to more effective operations. Provides Road Division and County representation regarding road facility planning, engineering and maintenance related issues on various state, regional, and local committees and before community groups. Serves as the key liaison with the Board of County Commissioners on related issues. The primary focus of the County Engineer in the near term will be to address the revenue needed to sustain and preserve the County road system, retain and build the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance staff needed, and shape the future organization to deliver levels of service required in a rapidly growing, urbanized transportation environment. Work is assigned and performed in terms of broad general objectives by the Public Works Director. The County Engineer is given considerable latitude for independent judgment, initiative and resourcefulness on both technical and administrative matters, in adapting existing policies and practices to specific situations and in developing new or improved methods of obtaining effective results. Work is reviewed by the Director through reports, meetings, and conferences and evaluated for results obtained, fulfillment of program objectives, and for adherence to program budget.