Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent opportunity for licensed, experienced nursing professionals interested in health care staff development and training. The Department is recruiting for three (3) current vacancies in the classification of Health Services Education and Training Specialist located at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under general direction, the Health Services Education and Training Specialists primary responsibility will be to identify, design, develop and deliver professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation for hospital and health center employees and continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner. Additionally, the incumbent selected will participate in and use evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes; systemically evaluate the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices; and assess education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices Assesses education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources Identifies, designs, develops and delivers professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation, continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner Responsible for ensuring training and education participation databases are developed and maintained Interacts with, and contributes to the professional development of peers and other health care providers Collaborates with others in the practice of nursing professional development at the institutional, local, regional, state, national, or international levels Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and development particularly in relation to professional practice standards, relevant statutes and regulations, and maintenance of continuing professional nursing competence Demonstrates ethical principles in all professional and leadership activities Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers When assigned to the Wound Care/ Ostomy specialty: Develops, facilitates and coordinates a cost effective ostomy wound care program Develops protocols and practice standards for managing patients with wound ostomy and incontinence care needs Monitors patient outcomes on an ongoing basis; acts as a resource person to nursing staff Serves as a resource person for wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) patient care practices Collaborates with multiple disciplines to design education programs specific to WOC patient care Participates in multidisciplinary patient centered case conferences, and research projects related to WOC, as appropriate Uses a customer-focused approach when collaborating with customers including co-workers, patients, physicians, and staff from community agencies and institutions Maintains data and statistical reports as requested; participates in quality improvement Assumes responsibility to maintain and upgrade professional knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service education program Minimum Qualifications License and Certification Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Education: Possession of a Master's Degree with a major in Nursing or Education from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience performing duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university; and two (2) additional years of experience which included providing in-services to nursing and/or ancillary staff, may be substituted for the Master's Degree Wound Care/ Ostomy Specialty Assignment: Certification Required: Candidates must possess one (1) of specialty certifications: Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN), OR Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN); OR Certified Ostomy Care Nurse (COCN), OR Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) issued by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB). Experience: One (1) year of the required experience must include direct wound care experience as a Registered Nurse. This experience must be within the last two (2) years. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. 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%). 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.
Orange County, CA
Orange County, CA, United States
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II Correctional Health Services 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 Salary may be negotiablewithin the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) 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 Clinical Psychologist II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide comprehensive diagnostic clinical mental health evaluations and participate in a psychotherapeutic program for the severely and persistently mentally ill clients within the Orange County Jail system. The Correctional Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The CHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. For detailed information on Correctional Health Services click here. Responsibilities of the Clinical Psychologist II position will include but are not limited to: Assess clients for current level of functioning and psychiatric history Provide psychotherapeutic interventions for individuals and groups with a wide range of psychological and substance abuse disorders Select, administer, score and interpret a wide variety of objective and projective tests (i.e. intelligence, personality, cognitive, aptitude and behavioral) Conduct psychological research and analyze statistical data in relation to ACHS program outcomes Participate actively in mental health quality management team to assist ACHS in program evaluation; streamlining processes and outcomes for increased effectiveness and efficiency Participate and provide mental health training seminars/presentation and in services didactic learning and training Assist in complex case analysis and provide guidance to other clinical staff regarding appropriate psychological evidence-based practices Provide clinical supervision to Clinical Psychologist I, Doctorate Practicum Students and Interns from contracted agencies with HCA Volunteer Services DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, forensic psychology or counseling psychology and demonstrates four (4) or more years of post-licensure experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following competencies below: Technical Expertise and Knowledge of: Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Adult Facilities (California Code of Regulations - CCR), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Board of State and Community Corrections, and other local, State and Federal standards as it relates to correctional setting Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act laws and the application of its associated mandates Possession of a valid CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - AHA healthcare provider card is highly desirable Jail security policies and willingness to seek consultation with supervisor if uncertain HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Conducting psychological testing and assessments for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment and prognoses of mentally ill clients Gathering, evaluating and interpreting psychological and statistical data Administering discharge planning and providing case management for the mentally ill and substance abusing clients Having expertise in mental health and substance use diagnoses, symptoms and behaviors Applying current evidence-based practices to treat mentally ill clients and to reduce relapse and recidivism Administering latest trends and evidence-based psychological treatment and assessment protocols Conducting psychological interventions that promote health and wellness to clients served Some knowledge or exposure to the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Analysis, Critical Thinking and Initiative: Working independently in a regulatory capacity and maintaining a high level of confidentiality Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Making appropriate and effective decisions impacting clients healthcare Responding efficiently to mental health emergencies throughout all jail Demonstrating a calm demeanor and providing care to client in relation to their level of psychological functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Evaluating and assessing situations and establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients (i.e. setting limits) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the clients overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) Making sound decisions/judgment or taking effective actions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County and/or personally and any public relations issues Communication and Collaboration: Bilingual in Spanish (highly desirable) Demonstrating effective communication both orally and in writing Using effective interviewing skills and techniques with clients Communicating clearly and thoroughly in discussing clinical cases and/or decisions to other healthcare staff and to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care and linking client to the appropriate level of care Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care according to client's level of psychological functioning Working effectively with law enforcement personnel within the facility, police agencies from the community, clients families, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Probation, Public Health Services, and hospitals Interpersonal, Flexibility, and Safety: Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handling stress Being flexible and reliable to perform daily responsibilities and urgent needs of the CHS Department on a 24/7 basis Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside and outside the jail facility Providing compassionate care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment. Incumbents must maintain Sheriff's Department or Probation Department security clearance for the facilities where they work. Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes: completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Clinical Psychologist II minimum qualifications, click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated youth, who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institutions are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a no hostage policy for the Orange County Jail. 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. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. 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, contact LyndaHurtado at (714) 834-3723 or email@example.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
Description: Working Title Employee and Labor Relations Advocate Positions Available 2 Positions Available. . SF State University San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager. Applicants may visit titleix.sfsu.edu for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties. The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. . Department* Human Resources . Appointment Type* This is a two-year probationary position. . Time Base* Full-Time (1.0) . Work Schedule* Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. . Anticipated Hiring Range* $7,083.00 - $8,333.00 Per Month ($84,996.00 - $99,996.00 Annually) Salary is commensurate with experience. . Position Summary* Under the general direction of the Director of Employee and Labor Relations, the incumbent will perform key responsibilities, which include contract administration, conducting meetings with union officials regarding grievances as well as writing grievances responses on behalf of the campus. The incumbent will serve as the primary conduit between the department, colleges, and union representatives. The incumbent will also conduct investigational interviews and provide training to campus leadership. Occasional travel may be required. The ideal candidate will be well organized and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. They should be proficient in communicating both orally and written. The ideal candidate will be an individual dedicated to the institutional success of SFSU. The Employee and Labor Relations Office is part of Human Resources, which is overseen by the AVP of HR, who reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration. . Position Information - Conduct meetings with employees, both represented and non-represented, to revolve grievances and employee concerns. - Guide campus supervisors in reconciling concerns with employee behavior, conduct, and attendance. Professional Behavior - Fosters and promote the Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University, User-Friendly Principles, and Anti-Bullying - Should be someone who is even-tempered - Ability to work with confidential information ethically and discretely. - High level of emotional intelligence. - Emphasis on regulatory compliance in working toward resolutions - Personal effectiveness and credibility, as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence. - Fosters Diversity and Inclusion . Minimum Qualifications* - Graduation from a four-year college or university - 1-3 years of work experience in management, human resources, law, or related field. (advanced degree may be considered in place of work experience) - Exceptional negotiation, consultation, mediation and facilitation skills - Experience with employment-based investigations (e.g., discrimination, sexual harassment). - Ability to maintain and effectively deal with highly confidential matters and exercise sound judgment and decision-making. . Preferred Qualifications - J.D. or Master's degree in human resources or related field - SPHR Certification - Experience in and knowledge of administration of employment policies in an institution of Higher Education. - Work in a unionized environment. . Pre-Employment Requirements This position requires the successful completion of a background check. . Eligibility to Work* Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire. . Benefits Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees. . How To Apply **THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW ONLY ONE FILE ATTACHMENT FOR EACH SUBMISSION** Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience. SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS). The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled