Monterey County Human Resources
Salinas, California, United States
Position Description An Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace Invites your interest for the position of Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator I $4,473 - $6,109 monthly Priority Screen Date: Monday, October 14, 2019 Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled Exam: 19/34H24/ 10 RU Summary of Position The Public Administrator/Public Guardian/ Conservator Division is seeking for a Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator I (Deputy PA/PG/PC I). The Deputy PA/PG/PC I, is the entry level role for the Deputy PA/PG/PC II position and will consult with Deputy PA/PG/PC II and/or Operations Manager as needed. The incumbent will conduct basic and routine investigation and analysis of medical, psychological, financial and social backgrounds of potential and/or existing conservatees, and determine need for and/or continuation of conservatorships.. The Deputy PA/PG/ PC I make periodic visits to evaluate and monitor the delivery and quality of care given by treatment providers to determine special needs and performs special personal services such as obtaining clothing or other personal items, as required. The Deputy PA/PG/PC I will be scheduling, planning, preparing for, attending, and documenting quarterly visits and care conferences; preparing material for and attending client discharge and admission planning meetings. The incumbent will be coordinating and scheduling with parties such as County facilities, other Public Administrator/Guardian colleagues, and County Counsel. The incumbent will be transporting clients to hospitals, court proceedings, and / or other facilities in a safe and efficient manner. In addition, the Deputy PA/PG/PC I will be responsible for file management, data entry, and coordinating client's visits, and create and document results within prescribed timelines. The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies, both regular and temporary, as they arise in the Health Department. This classification is part of a flexible series. Incumbents appointed at the lower level of the career series may be promoted up to the higher level of the career series subject to their meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines. Examples of Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills and abilities : Knowledge of: Position of trust vested in the office of the Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator Techniques of interviewing individuals to obtain information and investigative data. Principles, policies, and procedures used in conducting comprehensive assessments of mentally and functionally disabled persons, the elderly and their families Knowledge of principles, policies, and procedures used in developing and maintaining care plans for mentally and functionally disabled persons and the elderly. Cultural competence and humility; aspects of multi-cultural and ethnic diversity. Community health, social support systems, and other resources available to clients. Knowledge of fundamental principles and practices of accounting as it relates to the administration of estates. Basic principles and practices of customer services and public relations. Skills and Abilities: Ability to recognize the care of client/estate is a prime responsibility and always strive to provide quality services consistent with available resources and applicable laws. Ability to provide services with respect for the dignity and uniqueness of the client/estate unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status, race, age, sex, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual identify or orientation, personal attributes, the nature of the mental or medical problems, or any other protected category. Ability to act as an advocate for the client/estate's rights and right to privacy by judiciously protecting confidential information. Ability to gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate facts and evidence; draw logical conclusions and make sound recommendations. Ability to read, interpret and apply complex laws, codes and other regulations and reference manuals such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Maintain an attitude of fairness, honesty, and impartiality in all professional activities and relationships. Manifest personal integrity and assume responsibility and accountability for sound individual judgments and actions and eliminate any possibility of conflict of interest. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing including preparation of clear, concise and comprehensive reports, documentation and other related information. Prepare and maintain accurate records and files. Organize and maintain accurate accounting, inventory, appraisal and other detailed business records. Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Deal courteously, tactfully, and effectively with the public, colleagues, clients, especially in situations where relations may be strained. Accept supervision and adjust to immediate and significant changes in established procedures, laws and regulations as related to duties. Adhere to professional guidelines and support services to promote quality programs. Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: Critical thinker Team-oriented Adaptable Analytical and problem-solving skills Organized Responsible Detailed oriented Demonstrate professional behavior and judicious management Effective oral and written communication skills Sensitivity to clients and families Examples of Experience/Education/Training EXAMPLES OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING: Any combination of experience, training, and/or education which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities, and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is: Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, health care, law, finance, public administration, or a closely related field; OR Experience : Two years paraprofessional experience in counseling, social work, social welfare, human services, public administration, business administration, law, or health care. Additional Information Condition 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. Be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays and during times of disaster or emergency. The Health Department will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check. Employee in this classification may be exposed to hazardous material such as homes infested with rodents, fleas, spiders, and human & animal feces in the course of their regular assigned duties. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES TO APPLY: Submit the following application materials to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906 by the Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled; Priority Screening Date: Monday, October 14, 2019 Monterey County Employment Application form Response to the Supplemental Questions Or apply on-line at http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty All application materials must be received by the priority screening date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this date will be considered on a needed basis until the position is filled. Please be aware if the application form, responses to supplemental questions, and resume is not submitted by the priority screening date, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. Resumes may be submitted but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials . 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. SPECIAL 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 United States. 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 below. BENEFITS: The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (J Unit) The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package. A summary of benefits for this position can be viewed on the County website. This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution of "J" MOU prevails over this listing. For additional information please visit Unit J's benefit summary sheet at: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/home/showdocument?id=62248 Closing Date/Time:
City of Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO, United States
Several limited-term contract positions available with the Health Department, Communicable Disease Prevention Division located at 2400 Troost Salary Range: $18.00/hour Normal Work Days/Hours: M-F/8-5 PM (full/part-time) Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled Responsibilities Assists with investigation, contact tracing, and tracking around positive COVID-19 cases. Most work will involve telephone follow-up directly with cases, contacts to cases, medical providers as well as the general public. Proficiency with computers and clear, detailed written documentation is also necessary. Responsible for direct data entry into various computer systems. Handles confidential information with extreme discretion. Uses excellent interpersonal skills to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress. Critical thinking, sound judgement and excellent organizational and communication skills are essential. Qualifications REQUIRES high school graduation; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Previous public health experience and/or proficiency in English and a second language is a plus. As a condition of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees will be required to submit or provide documentation of receiving an influenza (Flu) Vaccination. . Other Information URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010. POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment. For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate. For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree. Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline. Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.
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.