San Joaquin County, CA
Stockton, California, usa
ThisDepartmental Promotional recruitmentis being given to fillone vacancy in theCorrectional Health Services Division of the Health Care Services Departmentand to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Candidates must be currently employed with the San Joaquin County Health Care Services Department and meet department promotional requirements to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs clerical activities related to dental clinic operation; files and sorts records, charts, and other materials; keeps records of time worked by clinic staff and dentists; receives, opens, sorts and distributes mail; takes inventories and maintains supplies by requisitioning needed articles. Performs receptionist duties for clinic office; answers phones; takes and transmits messages; schedules and adjusts appointments; maintains records or appointments. Maintains records of treatment provided to patients; prepares patient charge forms; prepares insurance forms; fills in patient data, treatment information and charges. Prepares operations; lays out instruments and supplies and sets up sterile trays; checks and maintains equipment for proper functioning; sharpens instruments. Prepares patients for treatment and examination; answers routine questions related to impending procedures or preventive dentistry techniques. Takes and develops full series or partial x-rays. Assists dentists in examination and treatment. Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment and working areas; sterilizes instruments; disposes of needles and blades carefully. May act as a lead worker over other clinic personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education : Completion of an approved dental assistant training program. Licenses and Certificates : Must be certified, prior to appointment, by the State of California Board of Dental Examiners, to take dental x-rays. Substitution : One year of experience as a dental assistant may be substituted for the approved training program. PLEASE NOTE: This is a departmental promotion. Qualified applicants must currently be employed with the San Joaquin CountyHealth Care Servicesdepartment and meet the promotional eligibilityrequirements as stated in Civil Service Rule 10, Section 3-Eligiblity for Promotional Examinations. Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. KNOWLEDGE Basic dental equipment, materials, procedures, and terminology; procedures for taking and developing x-rays; principles and methods of preventive dentistry; basic record keeping practices and procedures; general office procedures, equipment and machines. ABILITY Deal effectively with patient needs, questions, and expectations; react quickly and calmly in stressful situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense. For more detailed information on the County's benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees' Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee's spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children's school activities. Selection Procedures Civil Service Rule 10 - Section 3 - Eligibility for Promotional Examinations To compete in a promotional examination, an employee must: A. Meet the minimum qualifications of the class on or before the final filing date for filing applications. B. Meet one of the following qualifying service requirements: 1. Have permanent status in the Classified Service. 2. Probationary, part-time, or temporary employees who have worked a minimum of 1040 hours in the previous 12 months or previous calendar year. 3. Exempt employees who have worked a minimum of 2,080 continuous and consecutive hours. C. Have a rating of satisfactory or better on the last performance evaluation. D. If a person whose name is on a promotional list is separated (except for layoff) the name shall be removed from the promotional list of the action. Employeeswho meet the minimum qualifications will go through one of the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate's education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate's score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate's application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a longer period which shall not exceed a total of three years for the date esblished. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; • They are related to the Appointing Authority or • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 8/14/2020 11:59:00 PM
Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 low-income infants and young children and their families throughout the County. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher leads a team of instructors to plan, organize and conduct a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for children 0-3 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development programs. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, 6 semester Early Childhood Education units related to infant/toddler care, plus 16 General Education (GE) units. Prefer an Associates of Arts (AA) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC TTC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to firstname.lastname@example.org within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: email@example.com Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with 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.
Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking individuals to fill several positions as a Respiratory Care Practitioner II.The four vacancies are permanent part-time and located in the central and east regions of Contra Costa County in California. Respiratory Care Practitioner II is a journey level position which requires experience providing respiratory care treatment to patients in an acute care hospital and ambulatory health centers. Employees in this class administer therapy care and life support to patients while assisting in making patient assessments for the purpose of establishing individual respiratory care plans. They also clean, assemble, and transport respiratory equipment as requested and may also operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis and/or provide work direction to other staff. To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . Typical Tasks Assist medical staff in making patient assessment for the purposes of establishing individual respiratory care plans Recommendappropriate modality for deliverance of respiratory therapy Selects, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as, ventilators, positive pressure machines, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Record findings and keeps records of patient's progress during treatments Provide a variety of respiratory therapy treatments to patients as ordered by physicians Select, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as respirators, mechanical and volume ventilators, positive pressure machine, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Observe and documents patients response to therapy and make adjustments to the individuals respiratory care plan per protocol Transports equipment to inpatient ward areas and maintain safety standards to guard against injuries to patients and staff Respond to stat-emergency calls such as cardiopulmonary arrests and rapid response by providing assistance within the scope of Practice Respond to calls from nursing units for various respiratory therapy issues May provide work direction and guidance to less experienced staff May demonstrate respiratory care procedures to other health care personnel Monitors respiratory related equipment and recommends repairs when needed May operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possess and maintain a valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. Certification Required: Possess and maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross; and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (or Respiratory Therapist) in an acute care hospital. Acute Care: RCPs assigned to the Acute Care setting must also possess and maintain a Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Certificate. Ambulatory Care/Health Centers: Pulmonary Function Lab RCPs must possess and maintain a CPFT (Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist); or RPFT (Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist) Credential issued by the NBRC in addition to the above OSA/CPAP and/or Pulmonary/Bronch Clinic: Must possess and maintain certification or credential in one or more of the following: AE-C Asthma Educator; SDS Sleep Disorder Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist; Polysomnographic Technologist; One year documented experience working in a sleep disorders center or respiratory based outpatient clinic setting. 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 AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. 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. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (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.