Orange County, CA

Orange County's 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities.

Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force.

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

70 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER I This recruitment is open to the public This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Clinical Social Worker I positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) months and be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas- Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas (Children, Youth & Prevention Behavioral Health Services, Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, and Authority and Quality Improvement Services), which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children, and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment night and weekend and holiday shifts may be required. The Clinical Social Worker I may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling; brief family counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment and good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook CPR certification (applies only for Correctional Health Services) Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learn to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment Communication l Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating effectively in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical and Environmental Conditions of Clinical Social Worker I. Please note a valid Associate of Clinical Social Worker (ACSW). Those without possession of a valid ACSW will be disqualified from the recruitment. SELECTION PROCESS HRS will screen all applications to identify the qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via email of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Assessment In order to assess for the competencies necessary for successful job performance such as deductive reasoning, critical thinking, decision making, work style preferences, etc., the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online examination. Written Assessment Candidates who pass the Online Assessment will be invited to take a Written Essay Exam to assess for writing skills. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, modification to the selection procedures listed above may occur. If changes in the selection procedures should occur, all candidates will receive notification via e-mail. 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. 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 . 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. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Andrea Aguilar at aaguilar@ochca.com or (714) 834-2598. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE I Night Shift (Noc Shift) This recruitment is open to the public and will be open 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse I 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 throughout the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring entry level Registered Nurses who are committed to continuous learning and career development as part of the night shift team within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The work hours are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (late night shift). The ACHS nursing staff work six (6), twelve (12) hour shifts, and one eight (8) hour shift per two (2) week pay period. Days off are every other weekend and rotating week days. The ACHS program 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 ACHS 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. The Comprehensive Care Nurse I is responsible for performing a variety of specialized duties: Obtain vital signs such as: temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and pain scale assessment Perform comprehensive and focused physical assessments, interpret data collected, and refer to higher level of care as necessary, including: Obtaining comprehensive medical, mental health, family and social history Interpreting vital signs results Wound care treatment and management Documenting in SOAP (Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan) format on electronic health record Treating clients based on nursing standardized procedures Review of health records, summarize and synthesize patient information and give a comprehensive hand off at shift change or outside facility transfers utilizing a discharge-summary form or verbal report Maintain assigned work areas every shift Participate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competency May participate in 5150 training, and must pass and maintain a valid 5150 certification if assigned in ACHS Mental Health Unit (In house training will be given to update certification) May perform other job related duties as needed The Comprehensive Care Nurse I are expected to become oriented to the Comprehensive Care Nursing duties and assume increasing levels of responsibility. Incumbents who are not promoted by the end of their probationary period shall not pass probation. For definition, class characteristics, and other duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse I position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have 5150 training and will will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Nursing Training and Knowledge of: Complexity of chronic illness that are medical and mental health related such as; substance abuse disorders, etc. Common medical and mental health complaints of incarcerated clients Making sound clinical treatment decisions Performing triage and assessment competently Performing emergency medical and mental health nursing care Providing nursing care to pregnant clients and other critical clients needing specialized care Willing and having the ability to testify competently if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Adaptability and Collaboration: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Working collaboratively and communicating professionally at all times Compassion: Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Critical Thinking and Safety: Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse I minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. Online Assessment | Written Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER II Correctional Health Services This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and future Clinical Social Worker II vacancies at the Health Care Agency until the next recruitment. THE COUNTY: The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Please click here to learn more about County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY: The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative Services, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. HCA delivers services to the community based on business values of Excellence, Leadership, Stewardship and Innovation. HCA embraces the County's values of a service-oriented culture that attracts and retains the best and the brightest, by fostering a spirit of collaboration and partnership. Please click here to learn more about Health Care Agency. THE DEPARTMENT: Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) 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 correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. ACHS 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 correctional facilities. Please click here to learn more about Correctional Health Services (CHS). THE POSITION: The Clinical Social Worker II (CSW II) position will provide case management services to mentally ill patients. The CSW II also evaluate clients mental status or psychosocial data such as past and recent psychiatric treatment, current level of functioning as well as support systems and access to resources in the community. The responsibilities of the CSW II also include: Utilize electronic health record for monitoring caseloads, following up on sick calls, completing evaluations, schedule case management, follow up appointments and progress notes Evaluation and assessment of mentally ill patients Provide crisis intervention Provide brief therapeutic supportive therapy and group therapy Provide discharge planning Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and weekly treatment team meetings Collaborate frequently with ACHS and Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals Other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have two (2) or more years of experience working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in an acute psychiatric setting. Also, the ideal candidate will demonstrate or possess the following competencies: Technical Skills: Possession of a valid CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - AHA healthcare provider card is highly desirable Knowledge and experience in drug and alcohol treatment Knowledge of relapse prevention and best practices for treatment and engaging with the mentally ill Knowledge in conducting mental health and/or substance abuse evaluations and assessing presenting symptoms and/or behaviors Competency in completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e.5150,5250, T-con) Experience in supervising associate social workers for clinical hours toward licensure Thorough knowledge of crisis intervention and adeptly evaluate situations and handle appropriately Experience in conducting brief supportive therapy, group therapy; such as social skills training and other psycho educational topics utilizing motivational interviewing techniques and CBT Extensive experience in discharge planning and linkage to community resources for mentally ill consumers Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines to protect client's confidential and sensitive healthcare information Some knowledge of electronic health records Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication Skills: Bilingual in Spanish (highly desirable) Speak and write effectively Prepare clear and concise progress notes and reports--familiarity with SOAP format Knowledge of grammar, spelling and mental health terminology Apply effective interviewing techniques with clients Illicit clinical information by utilizing active listening, reflection and clarification when needed Communicate clearly and thoroughly in discussing clinical cases and/or decisions to other healthcare staff Handle inquiries from client's family members, court personnel etc., professionally while keeping in mind legal mandates for disclosure of client's healthcare information Effectively communicate relevant clinical information to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Problem Solving/Decision Making Skills: Analyze factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assess complex situations, apply policies and procedures and take appropriate action Adept at information gathering regarding clinical assessment/situations Quick and make effective decisions impacting client's healthcare treatment Respond quickly to mental health emergencies throughout all jail facilities Skillfully assess clinical situations in sometimes challenging conditions Demonstrate a calm demeanor and provide care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Familiarity with jail security policies and seek consultation with supervisor if unsure Critical Thinking Skills: Evaluate and assess situations and establish appropriate clinical boundaries with client's (i.e. setting limits) Assess and evaluate client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately Possess understanding in mental health treatment and appropriate jail housing decisions which are based on outcome of thorough clinical evaluation and assessment Skillfully recognize factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the client's overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) Make sound decisions/judgment or take actions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County and/or personally and any public relations issues Alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Organizational Skills: Evaluate and assess daily assigned work tasks according to clinical priority for the mental health program Multi-task and provide treatment in a variety of job roles Ability to function independently Review mental health cases and formulate short and long term treatment goals, objectives and well as overall discharge planning for each client Utilize skills in time management Always being ready to respond to a mental health emergency Collaboration Skills: Actively engage clients in discharge planning and develop a viable plan of self-care according to client's level of psychological functioning Develop collaborative relationships in the community to assist in linking client to the appropriate level of care Participate as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team Engage and take part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Work 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 Effectively collaborate with law enforcement when clients are booked in or when patients are complaining of a health concern to prevent conflict Maintain a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Strong organizational skills Possess a high level of professionalism Flexible to work in numerous clinical areas Be able to present with calm demeanor despite a situation that may present as stressful with certain mentally ill clients Willing to work in a correctional environment Handle difficult and complex mental health cases Navigate a complex jail systems within an organization Willingness to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain extensive OCSD (Orange County Sheriff's Department) security background clearance. A comprehensive background check will be performed by the Sheriff's Department prior to appointment. (Background check includes: Professional References, Criminal History, Employment Record plus other areas.) The institution is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, candidate must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for the minimum qualifications for Clinical Social Worker II. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Characteristics: Independent body mobility to stand, walk long distance corridors and climb or descend multiple stairways quickly, bend, stoop, sit for prolonged time; strength to lift, carry, push, and pull greater than 50 pounds; manual dexterity to reach, grasp, manipulate small objects and precision instruments to give injections, take pulse and blood pressure; manual dexterity to hand write or use computer keyboard; vision sufficient to see/read gauges, thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications, computer screen; hear and speak well enough to communicate with patients at normal conversation level in person and over the phone; ability to assist with CPR; climb flights of stairs with an emergency "man down bag"; to drive a vehicle. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in a locked facility with juveniles, adult inmates, and ICE detainees who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with juveniles, inmates, and ICE detainees who have communicable diseases; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institution is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity. Orange County Sheriff's Jail System has a "No Negotiations for Hostage" policy. 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 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 more qualified 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . 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Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NURSE (Graveyard Shift) This recruitment is being held to establish an open Eligible List to fill current and future Behavioral Health Nurse assignments in the Centralized Assessment Team (CAT) Program within Behavioral Health Services in Health Care Agency. The list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in other specialty areas. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the County are met and the recruitment may close at any time. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The Orange County Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. Click here for more information about Health Care Agency. THE PROGRAM The Centralized Assessment Team (CAT) is a program of Orange County Health Care Agency - Behavioral Health Services that provides emergency psychiatric evaluation services to the community, ensures timely follow-up and referral services on all evaluations, and improves access to services through linkage and/or referral to community services. Click here for more information about Centralized Assessment Team. THE POSITION The position provides psychiatric response services during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. to adults, 18 and over. The major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Providing community based emergency services to adults who may be in need of involuntary hospitalization pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code 5150 Assessing and evaluating client's psychiatric and physical condition to determine appropriate level of care Providing follow-ups and referrals to appropriate community services Working with families to provide information, education, support, and referrals to community Providing screening of telephone calls to evaluate client's situation and request for services Evaluating condition of the client in the home environment Working collaboratively with police, fire, social service agencies, and emergency departments during psychiatric evaluations Observing, identifying, interpreting , documenting, and reporting changes in clien t ' s condition DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience working in a psychiatric setting. This experience would include working with clients who are at high risk of being a danger to self, others, or gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder. Experience working with a multidisciplinary team in evaluating individuals who are at risk in the community and may have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder or related health care issues is also desirable for this position. In addition, the ideal candidate will also have demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience in the following areas: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE Provides referrals and linkages for mental illness and supportive services to those at risk of mental illness Provides interventions and supportive services for individuals to achieve or stay in recovery (mental health and substance use) Knowledge/understanding and awareness of issues pertaining to mentally ill population Knowledge handling crisis intervention, including triage concerns Knowledge of risk and ability to identify risk factors COMMUNICATION SKILLS Communicates effectively with law enforcement, schools, families, social services, hospitals, and private citizens Makes presentations and facilitates group discussions Handles high profile requests from the community with professional diplomacy and skill Responds promptly to community calls for information about the program Communicates effectively both orally and in writing TEAMWORK/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS Collaborates with people from all cultures, socio-economic levels, ethnic backgrounds, and others Works closely and effectively with a small multidisciplinary team to effectively manage (triage) mental health services Builds collaborative working relationships with professional organizations such as police departments, social services agencies, adult/child services, and others Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with peers, supervisors, and managers Ability to remain calm even when under pressure Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team JUDGEMENT/DECISION MAKING Ability to exercise good judgment, think quickly and make sound decisions Exercises an appropriate sense of urgency Prioritizes and triages requests and determines appropriate response to the mentally ill population for treatment according to the seriousness of the condition PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYSIS Effectively provides response to caller's request/need by determining the appropriate services Develops and implements safety plans to insure safety of individuals in the community Develops follow-up plans and interventions to link individuals to appropriate service providers Ability to conduct crisis intervention services and evaluate individuals for involuntary hospitalization MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS License Required Possession of a valid Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions Education/Experience Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse, of which at least six months was spent in a psychiatric setting. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelor's degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Knowledge of Principles and techniques, of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of clients with behavioral, emotional or substance abuse disorders Behavior patterns of psychiatric clients with symptoms of emotional disturbance and behavioral illness Medications administered to psychiatric clients and their possible side effects Medical and psychiatric emergency procedures and laws relating to the involuntary detention of clients with medical/emotional disorders, or substance abuse disorders County and community resources for referral Sociological, psychological and physical factors involved in psychiatric nursing Parenting, child development, pregnancy and domestic violence as it relates to chemical dependency may be required for some assignments Ability to Apply nursing care and principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric clients Respond to medical and psychiatric emergencies with appropriate intervention Interview, evaluate, conduct individual group and crises counseling and transmit information to behavioral health personnel, clients and client families Work effectively with individuals and families to assist them in satisfactory solution to behavioral health and/or substance abuse disorders and develop interpersonal therapeutic relationships with clients Be sensitive to the socio-economic and cultural difference of clients/families and its impact on attitudes and behavior Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other programs, agencies and the general public Speak and write effectively including preparing of clear and concise records and reports Please click here for details on this classification PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Characteristics Body mobility to, walk, bend, stoop and sit for prolonged periods of time (one hour or more); manual dexterity to reach, grasp, manipulate/operate small objects and precision instruments such as those used to take vital signs, draw blood and give injections and to handwrite and/or key data into a computer; vision sufficient to read labels on medications, medical charts and computer screen; hear and speak well enough to communicate with patients in person and by phone. Environmental Conditions Will be required to work in a high volume outpatient clinic or in the field as a case manager with patients; may be responsible for security and/or transport of a controlled substance (methadone). RECRUITMENT INFORMATION Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Written Exam (Weighted 100%) A written test consisting of job-related, multiple-choice questions will be administered. Candidates will be notified of their exam date and time. Only the most successful candidates will be referred to the next step in the process. 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Andi Aguilar at (714) 834-2598 or aaguilar@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 10, 2017
Full Time
IT DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR II This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County of Orange have been met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future IT Database Administrator II positions within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is with the Health Care Agency (HCA). This eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies/departments to meet their staffing needs in similar and/or lower classifications. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. THE OPPORTUNITY The IT Database Administrator II position at HCA is part of Information Technology and reports to the Administrative Manager II over the Application Support unit. This position will provide administration and management assistance for Oracle and SQL Server databases that support the electronic health record systems. IDEAL/DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES Three or more years of experience as an Oracle DBA. Two or more years of experience working within a Linux/Unix environment. DBA certifications from Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle are highly desirable. Solid experience of Windows servers and settings, databases and other IT infrastructure, at least 3 years. Ability to write PowerShell and Shell scripts for build and deployment automation Experience working in the health care industry is highly desirable. Possess effective verbal and written communication skills Ability to write complex technical reports; ability to review, evaluate and summarize data Effective and professional communication skills Presenting complex material clearly, concisely, logically, and persuasively both in verbally and in writing. Problem Solving | Analytical Skills Identifying and resolving challenging technical issues and problems or researching possible solutions Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Working with other public and private agencies in efforts to provide information technology-specific customer service to the community, public, and key stakeholders Oral | Written Communication Skills Responding quickly, courteously, and proficiently to customer service requests Soliciting feedback and adjusting customer requests to fit into business improvements Generating consensus and collaborative relationships to bring about efficient and effective outcomes POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Proactive monitoring and management of Oracle and SQL Server databases to ensure high availability, performance and optimization. Provide support on design and maintenance of database and enterprise application solutions. Provide assistance in design and development of data warehouses and business analytics solutions. Provide support on all stages of database implementation and/or database related deployments, upgrades, tests and validations. Work with internal development and customer teams in workflow analysis discussions, definition of requirements and development of appropriate solutions. Work with team to resolve complex Oracle and/or SQL Server issues. Develop and maintain full technical knowledge of all database systems. Work as part of the production team and with project leads to coordinate data development and determine project scope to optimize the efficiency of the organization's business processes and manage projects to successful completion Run diagnostic tools to identify database performance bottlenecks, and take appropriate corrective actions to improve database performance. Work with development teams to tune SQL queries. Manage backup/recovery for Oracle instances. Implement and enforce database security based upon HIPAA regulations and industry best practices and county policies. Perform any necessary database related scripting. Develop support programs as needed to transfer, extract, transform and load data into databases, and extract and transfer data between databases. Research and respond to customer complaints regarding database functionality; troubleshoot failures and make corrections to ensure business continuity. Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions. Prepare reports, correspondence and other documents. Participate in disaster recovery exercise planning and execution. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Information IT Database Administrator II classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified applicants. After screening, qualified applicants 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 applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. 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 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Apply online by clicking the "Apply" link above Only online applications with completed supplemental questions, if applicable, will be accepted and evaluated unless otherwise specified. Your application should highlight all of the experience, education and training you possess, matching this with the specific qualifications and competencies listed on the job announcement. All required information submitted will be evaluated in order to identify the most qualified candidates. Application and supplemental information must be current, clear, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. You are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The information you provide may be used as a rating device, so please be detailed in your response. Failure to do so may result in a lower rating or "disqualification." Remember, this is a competitive recruitment and only the most qualified, will be referred further in the competition. Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and your ability to follow instructions may also be considered in the evaluation process. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and any supplemental questions. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For detailed information on how to apply, click here. 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. ***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 BACKGROUND VERIFICATION/SANCTION SCREENING: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check consisting of employment history, professional references, conviction history, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript). Foreign degrees require an evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES). Education information provided is subject to verification. Individuals hired by the County of Orange through this recruitment may be required to provide an official copy of diploma, college transcripts or official evaluation of foreign degree for U.S. equivalency within two weeks following the employment start date. Candidates will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the hiring Agency/Department. All candidates will also be required to answer a conviction questionnaire as part of the recruitment process. A clean driving record may be required while employed in this classification (see minimum qualifications and classification description for required license). ADA/TESTING AND ASSESSMENT ACCOMMODATIONS: The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas, tests or other assessments in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation for any or all of the selection process components, please notify the recruiter immediately so appropriate accommodations may be made prior to the date of the selection component. BENEFITS: The County offers a competitive benefits package which includes a choice of several health plans, annual leave (includes paid vacation) and paid holidays. Additionally, the County provides a retirement plan, which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Participation in a deferred compensation plan is available. The County also offers $3,000 annual Educational and Professional Reimbursement. For detailed information on benefits click here. For detailed information on OCERS retirement click here. Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions QUESTIONS? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Fran Vuoso at (657) 250-1597 or fvuoso@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
Performance Budgeting Application Developer (IT Applications Developer II) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis (for a minimum of five (5) business days), until the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill this current position with OCIT and may be used to fill IT Applications Developer II positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. Please note this position may be filled at either the IT Applications Developer I (Salary Range $30.40 - $40.93) or IT Applications Developer II level THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange , Office of Information Technology (OC IT) is seeking a qualified individual for this unique position with the County. The selected candidate will provide functional, operational, technical and administrative support for Performance Budgeting (PB), a web based Countywide budgeting system including the following: Providing first level PB application support to the County budget user community Collaborating with stakeholders regarding requirements gathering, project scheduling, and testing; assist in annual PB system preparation and user training Creating, testing, and maintaining SQL database jobs, procedures, scripts and views Managing, designing, and updating Business Objects (BO) reporting universes Performing software upgrade, patching and various testing including system testing, interface file data validation, report validation, response time testing, batch and nightly process testing, and disaster recovery testing Assisting in applying site specific configuration modifications Managing and maintaining PB application system parameters such as dates, time periods, fiscal year, Salary and Benefits Forecasting System (SBFS) rates Collaborating with County staff on financial and Human Resources activities that may impact the budgeting process Researching and analyzing data and reports from the budgeting system, financial system and Human Resources system DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or a closely related field and experience working with Microsoft Suite programs, specifically Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: Information Technology Knowledge | Enterprise Application Experience Providing maintenance support for an ERP application Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL database and the ability to develop queries and analyze data utilizing tools such as SQL Management Studio, Excel, and Access Familiarity with Data Warehouses and Enterprise Reporting Software, such as Business Objects, SQL Reporting Services, Cognos Analytics, Tableau and Power BI Testing for cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility Designing and developing new features and/or maintaining existing applications Developing code and supporting documentation for in-house processes and procedures Problem Solving | Analytical Skills Resolving challenging technical issues and problems by researching/implementing solutions through researching, debugging and testing Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Working with and providing multi-purpose and multi-level customer support of an enterprise wide IT solution Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of work Working collaboratively in a team environment to bring about efficient and effective outcomes Oral | Written Communication Skills Communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing. Responding quickly, courteously, and proficiently to customer service requests Soliciting feedback and adjusting customer requests to fit into business improvements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the IT Applications Developer II classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Structure Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. 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, please contact Kathryn Singh at (714) 834-6199 or Kathryn.Singh@ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2017
Full Time
MEDICAL ASSISTANT (Bilingual - English/Spanish) Correctional Health Services 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. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment will close without notice. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill future Medical Assistant positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking experienced and bilingual Medical Assistants to perform non-invasive routine technical support in correctional ambulatory care clinics and perform other job duties which include but are not limited to: Being able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds to carry "man down bag" while ascending or descending stairs or to transfer/turn patients Working with medical providers and patients Utilizing electronic health records system for scheduling, transcribing orders Filing Medical applications Organizing and maintaining patient health records Preparing, organizing and reviewing health records prior to medical exams Preparing inmate patients for examination by taking vital signs, performing Snellen exams, height/weight measurements, pregnancy screening and other data collection as needed Assisting OB/GYN provider with exams for routine pregnancy and women's health exams Assisting with intake and screening of new jail bookings Transcribing medical orders, and inputting data into Electronic Health Record (EHR) system Cleaning and stocking treatment areas Administering one-time doses of medication ordered by prescribers, including oral and injectable medications Performing venipuncture and collecting and preparing other lab specimens as ordered Performing electrocardiogram (EKG's), tuberculosis skin testing (PPD), blood glucose monitoring, and routine treatments Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program 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 correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS 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 correctional facilities. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and possess a valid CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - AHA healthcare provider card. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate flexibility to work in varied clinical setting such as women's health, obstetrics and adult general practice. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Technical Skills and Knowledge of: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines to protect client's confidential and sensitive healthcare information Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Administering oral medications with accuracy Obtaining and documenting baseline vital signs, height and weight Collecting routine laboratory specimens, including but not limited to: blood and urine collection, pap smears, blood glucose testing and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) lab screening Placing of PPD Obtaining EKG's Removing sutures and splints Performing ear lavage Dressing and caring patient's wound Maintaining treatment area and medical files accordingly Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication and Collaboration: Translating English to Spanish language fluently or vise versa Communicating effectively and clearly both orally and in writing Building and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships with ACHS staff, Orange County Sheriff's Department personnel and other professional staff members Reporting patient's relevant medical information to nursing and medical staff efficiently Applying phone etiquette Critical Thinking, Diversity Being constantly aware of professional boundaries when communicating with patients Respecting background diversity when working with patients Adaptability, Compassion and Safety: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care to fulfill ACHS responsibilities Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security when assisting medical staff or providing care to medical and mental health patients at all times SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment 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 Medical Assistant minimum qualifications and Physical Characteristics, click here. 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 (HRS) 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. Online Assessment | Written Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the more qualified 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. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
FLEET TECHNICIAN II THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within OC Public Works and other agencies within the County. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in lower classifications within OC Public Works Fleet Services. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment will close at 11:59 PM on the day 100 applications are received. It is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of 10 service areas, each of which directly impacts the quality of life for Orange County residents and the private sector. OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, cities, and other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to ensure quality of service today and quality of life tomorrow. In addition, our vision is to be a world class leader of innovative, professional and quality public works services. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange OC FLEET SERVICES OC Fleet Services (OCFS) is a core Service Area of the OC Public Works Department responsible for vehicle life-cycle management, maintenance/repair, and compliance with State and Federal emissions requirements. OC Fleet Services provides responsive, cost effective fleet services to agencies/departments of the County of Orange. They assure safe and properly maintained public fleet vehicles to the internal service customers. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange Public Works has an excellent opportunity for a skilled Fleet Technician II performing journeyman level work in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and other operating defects in automobiles and gasoline and diesel powered trucks; diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and operating defects in gasoline and diesel powered heavy construction equipment; repairing, modifying, and painting automobiles and heavy equipment exteriors and interiors; installing or equipping public-safety vehicles with emergency equipment; and/or performing specialized duties involving welding and fabrication related to mobile vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance, hydraulic systems, fuel tanks, and fuel systems parts. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technician in Automotive and Truck series. Will possess a Class "A" Driver License with the following endorsements: passenger, hazmat, doubles and triples, and tanker. Will be experienced using fleet tracking program "Fleet Focus" and have extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Techniques and methods of overhauling and repairing light, medium and heavy gasoline, alternate fuel and diesel powered equipment and related components. Theory, care and operation of gasoline and diesel powered internal combustion engines and mechanical components for the maintenance and repair of heavy and other mechanic equipment Diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work Repair and overhaul light, medium and heavy gasoline and diesel-driven powered equipment, busses and emergency generators related components with a minimum of supervision Diagnose and repair hydraulic and air brake systems Methods, materials, tools and equipment of the trade and their use in the maintenance and repair of heavy and other mechanical equipment Preventive maintenance inspection methods Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline-powered light, medium and heavy equipment Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work Diagnose and repair diagnostic trouble codes Familiar with State and Federal mandated inspections for vehicles and equipment Repair and overhaul all-terrain vehicles such as quads, gems, Polaris rangers, gators, Kubota, Kawasaki COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS Read, understand and follow written and oral instructions such as factory service bulletins, automotive, light truck, and/or heavy construction equipment manuals and memorandums Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work Advise and check the work of helpers Prepares parts requisitions, work time and material records MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Fleet Technician II classification. Special Requirement Incumbents are expected to provide their own hand tools. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. NOTE : All candidates should check their e-mails on a daily basis, in order to ensure that they do not miss any e-mail notifications from the County of Orange regarding scheduling appointments or notifications. 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 candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Performance Examination (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be evaluated based on practical job exercises designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, Human Resource Services will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to the selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. 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. 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. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Gwen Jorris at 714.667.9608 or gwendoly.jorris@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
PHYSICIAN II/III Disease Control & Epidemiology, HIV/STD Program Physician II Salary: $81.33 - $93.15 Hourly Physician III Salary: $85.86 - $98.35 Hourly 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 Physician II/III positions within Health Care Agency, Public 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 compassionate Physician to provide HIV specialty care and primary health care in Public Health Services (PHS) ambulatory care clinic. The Physician will also perform responsibilities like: Providing diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and coordination with Public Health Disease Control personnel Counseling patients about physical, medical, and mental health conditions Providing Public Health education to patients Providing medical consultation to other physicians, mid-level providers, or other clinical staff Producing clear and concise medical records, progress notes, comprehensive care plans, etc. Using Electronic Health Record (EHR) system Performing other duties as assigned The Disease Control & Epidemiology, HIV/STD Program within PHS, provides HIV specialty care and primary medical care for HIV-positive individuals without another healthcare option. Additionally the program services include diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, anonymous and confidential testing for HIV, and early intervention services for HIV-infected patients. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, or related specialty. The ideal candidate will also possess training and foundational knowledge and/or three (3) or more years of experience providing specialty HIV medical care to HIV positive patients in a Public Health clinical setting. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge of: Sexually transmitted diseases including Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommended testing and treatment guidelines Communicable disease surveillance and control, specifically to HIV and STD's diseases Current policies, practices, and trends when treating patients with HIV and STD's Working to promote patient's safety and improving patient's quality of life Performing comprehensive physical examination and ordering appropriate diagnostic studies Making sound diagnostic and treatment decisions Determining and prescribing appropriate medications as part of a treatment program Having strong technical skills using electronic medical record system (e.g. EHR system) Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other health care related systems proficiently Action Oriented, Compassion and Composure: Diagnosing, treating and controlling diseases in a culturally sensitive manner for HIV patients Demonstrating empathy and genuinely cares about patients Providing patients with a non-judgmental and affirming demeanor medical care Handling stress effectively by being cool under pressure Critical Thinking and Safety: Using initiative and sound judgment in performing medical diagnostic and treatment services Deescalating aggressive or destructive behavior of patients safely and effectively while giving care Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care to patients Communication and Collaboration: Being bilingual in English/Spanish is highly preferred Communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Providing accurate medical records and reports Discussing case management practices and techniques with members of the health care team and other Agencies MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Physician II/III minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environment and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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 qualified 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
Research Analyst IV This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Research Analyst IV positions within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is within the Health Care Agency and Social Services Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange, Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY The County of Orange, Social Services Agency (SSA) is comprised of the following four divisions: Assistance Programs (AP), Children and Family Services (CFS), Family Self-Sufficiency & Adult Services (FSS & AS), and Administrative Services. The mission is to deliver quality services that are accessible and responsive to the community, encourage personal responsibility, strengthen individuals, preserve families, and protect vulnerable adults and children. THE PROGRAMS Health Care Agency, Family Health provides family focused preventive health care through leadership in the development of community resources, linkages, partnerships, and direct clinic services. Programs in Family Health include: Medical and Dental Clinical Services, Community Programs focused on the County's maternal, child, and adolescent population, and Nutrition Services. Social Services Agency, Research collaborates with Agency staff in identifying strategies aligned with its mission, vision, and goals. The responsibilities are broad, dynamic, and complex, with significant work dedicated to delivering reports consisting of SSA program trends; performance outcomes, evaluations, policies and procedures in compliance with Federal, State, and County mandates or best practices; and other special research projects addressing new and challenging issues. THE OPPORTUNITY Under the general direction of Administrative Managers, the Research Analyst IV will be responsible for the following: Developing analytical reports and presentations for distribution and educating the public about the work and operations of the Agency Understanding technical regulations and communicating effectively to clarify and distill the relevant implementation and reporting requirements for audiences with varying levels of understanding Collecting data and compiling information from existing Agency databases to produce statistical analyses that drive business decisions and performance impacting the County Acting liaison and consultant to both internal and external customers in the community and will provide recommendations for business improvement based on the results of the analyses and existing business knowledge Developing and implementing analytical project plans from project initiation to project completion Utilizing advanced statistical data mining techniques to uncover patterns in data that will improve performance, provide recommendations for performance improvements, and quantitatively monitor future impact of performance improvement initiatives Providing technical guidance to support staff to assemble statistical analyses and final reports Working with State Oversight and Accountability Commission, contracted providers, community stakeholders, agency managers, and consumers DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Statistics or a related field. In addition, the ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the methods in research, design, and analysis, as well as the methods of organizing statistical information into reports, tables, charts, graphs, and using software applications (e.g. SPSS, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, etc). Also, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge/experience in the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Knowledge of statistics and research design Designing and conducting health outcomes/health services research and program evaluation as well as quality improvement efforts Selecting and/or developing reliable and validated surveys for a range of target populations and outcomes Providing technical assistance to program managers and staff to collect a range of process, output and outcome data to improve program outcomes Working with community partners and using research methods in community settings and adapting and tailoring methods for application in clinical and community settings Managing large quantities of data and multi-level outcomes across diverse programs with attention to detail regarding data accuracy, quality, and integrity Analyzing, interpreting and reporting program/participant data for various audiences Collecting and extracting quantitative and qualitative data from public health care systems, Understanding and applying of County of Orange systems, terminology, principles and practices, and a strong understanding of social services disciplines and practice setting Technical regulations and the ability to effectively distill and communicate what services/data are needed to meet the regulations and/or reporting requirements Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Involving others as appropriate and gathering information from a variety of sources Focusing on outcomes and accomplishments, with consideration given to stakeholders, partners, and the community Identifying with the larger organizational team and the role required; sharing resources, responding to requests from other parts of the organizations, and supporting the Agency's agenda Oral | Written Communication Skills Organizing and delivering public presentations to inform or persuade diverse audiences Summarizing and presenting complex statistical information to management or a "non-technical" audience both verbally and in written form Writing clearly and concisely; demonstrating proofreading and editing skills; and composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Research Analyst IV classification. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, fine print, various handwritings and view a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; independent body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend routinely to perform daily tasks; ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard/mouse and use other office equipment such as a stapler, telephone and photocopy machine. Mental Requirements Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. Environmental Conditions Ability to work in an office environment with changing priorities, deadlines and multiple assignments concurrently. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, candidates who meet the qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | QAP (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Dori Edles at (714) 834-7324 or DEdles@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Aug 03, 2017
Full Time
Public Health Microbiologist I This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 P.M. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Public Health Microbiologist I positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY The Public Health Laboratory provides specialized laboratory testing for assessing, investigating, and analyzing health needs of the public. THE OPPORTUNITY Health Care Agency is recruiting for a Public Health Microbiologist I to perform standardized microbiological testing in areas, such as bacteriology, mycobacteriology (TB), parasitology, virology and water quality for the detection of communicable disease causing agents. The incumbents will be critical in maintaining the quality of testing that Orange County Public Health Laboratory provides to a variety of clients and programs. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be detailed- oriented and an excellent team player who is committed to providing a high level of laboratory and identification. The incumbents will have the ability to follow policies and procedures, adhere to safety rules and precautions, and conduct technical laboratory testing and analysis of a standardized and generally recurring nature using well defined procedures. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Professional Experience Knowledge of microbiological and serological concepts, principles, and techniques that can be applied to public health laboratory testing Utilizing traditional microbiological and molecular methods to test and analysis communicable disease organisms such as Hepatitis, HIV, Tuberculosis, Salmonella, Gonorrhea, and Influenza traditional microbiological and molecular methods Applying universal precautions to laboratory hazards associated with laboratory testing Understanding and following policies, processes and procedures for the handling and appropriateness of specimens containing agents of concern such as: blood, sputum, stool, and others Conducting different microbiological testing/examination methods and interpreting results for accurate identification of agents Operating technical laboratory equipment, performing routine functional checks, and maintaining proper documentation Performing and recording quality control activities, following appropriate regulations, and adhering to quality assurance program guidelines Utilizing the Laboratory Information System at different phases of the testing process Written Communication Skills Communicating professionally with clients when giving/explaining laboratory results and answering technical questions Planning and Organization Prioritizing work and meeting established deadline by setting objectives and goals to achieve maximum productivity Developing and maintaining effective systems to manage multiple tasks and track information MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, Environmental, and Working Conditions for Public Health Microbiologist I. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Qualification Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Dori Edles at (714) 834-7324 or DEdles@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PLANNER IV THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible List to fill a current Planner IV vacancy for OC Public Works. This list may be utilized to fill similar positions or lower level classifications in OC Public Works or other departments within the County of Orange. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will be posted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain posted on a continuous basis until the needs of the agency are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Deadline for first round of consideration is: June 13th, 2016 @ 11:59pm. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY Orange County Public Works currently has exciting opportunities for experienced Planner IV's to work in their Planning and Land Development divisions. The successful candidates will be responsible for the following functions: presenting projects and reports to approving authorities; preparing written documents, staff reports and public notices; performing complex planning research; reviewing and processing comprehensive planning documents, including interpreting applicable regulations and codes; responding to public inquiries and assist in the interpretation of ordinance, laws and regulations as they pertain to land development; and ensuring all plans and projects are in compliance with local and state regulations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have a minimum 4 years of experience and/or knowledge in planning and land development and will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or a related degree (a Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience). The successful candidate will be experienced in providing leadership and direction to staff to ensure delivery of efficient, high quality services. In addition to the education and experience requirements as listed in the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Knowledge in the principles and practices of regional, county, city and environmental planning. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, County ordinances and codes pertaining to a wide variety of planning and development projects. Knowledge in the theory, principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process to properly implement zoning, grading, building and development related regulations. Knowledge of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Knowledge of real estate terminology, laws, practices, principles and regulations. Conduct field investigations and code enforcement activities. Prepare well-written reports on research findings and draft public notices. Knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION/COLLABORATION Communicate and educate the general public regarding basic zoning concepts. Handle conflict in a professional and diplomatic manner. Effectively communicate to all levels of vested parties such as homeowners, major developers, contractors and engineers. Successfully interact with various governmental organizations and review boards. Collaborate with engineers, inspection teams, land developers and other parties involved with each planning project. Present ideas in a clear, logical and concise manner both orally and in writing. LEADERSHIP May provide training to planners and administrative staff. Encourage recognition and collaboration to influence the success of outcomes. Engage people, staff and partners in developing goals, executing plans and delivering results. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Planner IV PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person and over the phone; independent body mobility to sit, stand, walk to access a standard office environment as well as participate in outdoor site visits; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders to operate a keyboard, and to write; mental stamina to work with changing deadlines and competing priorities. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Qualification Appraisal Panel (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel (QAP) of job knowledge experts. 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nam Tran at (714) 667.1622 or nam.tran@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE II 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring experienced Registered Nurses who are committed to provide skilled nursing to medical and mental health clients in a jail setting. The current openings are in the following Programs within Correctional Health Services (CHS) : Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) The ACHS program 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 ACHS 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. The Comprehensive Care Nurse II assigned to ACHS will perform the following specialized duties: Obtain vital signs such as; temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration and pain scale assessment Perform Comprehensive and focused physical assessments and refer to higher level of care as necessary, including but not limited to: Comprehensive history taking Interpreting vital signs and physical assessment results Wound Care Documenting in SOAP format on electronic health record Review of health records, summarize and synthesize client information and give comprehensive hand off at shift change or outside facility transfers utilizing discharge summary form or verbal report Maintain assigned work areas every shift Participate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competency May participate in 5150 training, and must pass and maintain a valid 5150 certification if assigned in ACHS Mental Health Unit (In house training will be given to update certification) Other work as assigned Juvenile Health Services (JHS) The JHS program provides medical, dental, nursing, and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care for youth who reside in the County's five residential facilities operated by the Social Services and Probation Departments and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The Comprehensive Care Nurse II assigned to JHS will perform the following specialized duties: Provide routine and emergency nursing services to juveniles housed in a correctional or dependent care facility Determine if youth can be accepted and safely managed in the facility Refer patients to Pediatrician or Nurse Practitioner as needed and for off-site referrals as necessary Dress minor wounds and injuries Perform venipuncture and other laboratory testing Respond to medical or psychiatric emergencies within the facility Perform patient releases and assist in discharge planning and transfer to other facilities to ensure continuity of care Other duties as assigned For definition, class characteristics, and other duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse II position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will demonstrate all of the following: Nursing Expertise and Knowledge of: Complexity of clients with chronic illness that are medical and mental health related, such as; substance abuse disorders, etc. Common medical and mental health complaints of incarcerated clients Performance of nursing care based on Federal and State Standards Performing triage and assessment competently Making sound clinical decisions Performing emergency medical and mental health nursing care Providing nursing care to pregnant clients and other critically ill clients needing specialized care Willing and having the ability to testify competently, if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Possessing a valid 5150 certification - may be required by date of appointment Adaptability, Compassion, Critical Thinking and Safety: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients Working collaboratively and communicate professionally at all times SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Applies to ACHS only: 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse II incumbents within ACHS are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment. For additional Special Requirements information click here. Applies to both ACHS and JHS: 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse II minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. Performance Exam | Essay (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an essay exam. The Essay Exam is designed to measure candidates' technical skills, critical thinking, as well as candidates' ability to communicate clearly, logically and effectively in writing. The Essay Exam will be evaluated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Candidates will be notified of their test date via email. Only the most qualified 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . 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Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
Sr. Public Health Nurse (California Children's Services) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis and for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will close at 11:59PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The open eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Sr. Public Health Nurse positions, with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. CALIFORNIA CHILDREN'S SERVICES California Children's Services (CCS) is a statewide program that provides authorizations for medical care, case management, financial assistance, and medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services to children who meet the CCS eligibility criteria. The program is managed by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and is administered by the local county health care departments. THE OPPORTUNITY The Sr. Public Health Nurse for CCS will be responsible for the following: Determining CCS medical eligibility, processing timely authorizations and case managing specialized medical services for children who have acute and chronic disabling conditions Providing case management services and care coordination between the client, families, medical providers, and community agencies in order to assist with access to specialized care that relate to the child's CCS eligible medical condition Participating in case conferences to provide multidisciplinary planning and coordination of services with medical providers and other agencies involved in the child's care Participating in training programs for providers and community agencies that focus on CCS program requirement, medical/nursing policies and procedures, and the relationship and coordination of care between the Medi-Cal program and CCS Assessing and coordinating referrals for Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis Treatment (EPSDT) supplemental services to process requests in a timely manner Attending appropriate educational meetings and conferences to expand knowledge of nursing and health care management DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have experience with the CCS program, working with chronic or life threatening pediatric conditions, and knowledge surrounding medical coding and terminology as well as Medi-Cal Managed Care. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess knowledge and/or experience in the following competencies: CCS Knowledge | CCS Experience Knowledge of medical care and various medical insurance types Understanding and using medical coding or medical terminology, including ICD9/10, CPT, HCPCS coding, and Special Care Center (SCC), as well as Medi-Cal, including medical provider enrollment types, aid codes, and benefits Proficiently using Microsoft Suite programs and navigating the internet for CCS needs Managing a caseload of clients with complex CCS medically eligible conditions and comorbidities Leadership | Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Collaborating and interacting with various levels of staff, including physicians, public health nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, office support staff, supervisors, as well as managers Working with various organizational units in order to meet CCS Division and unit goals Interacting with challenging CCS clients, families, and vendors in a professional and courteous manner Strategic Planning | Organizational Skills Adapting to changing circumstance, multiple demands, and shifting priorities Oral | Written Communication Skills Building consensus amongst diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives Effective technical writing skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications and physical requirements for the Sr. Public Health Nurse classification. Environmental Conditions Will be required to work in clinic environment; wear protective equipment/clothing as required by protocol; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings, weekends and/or holidays. For some programs work occurs primarily in the client's home. A high stress level is inherent in this position due to the nature and complexity of poverty and other psychosocial factors that impact the families served. Employees may have exposure to hazards in the field (driving, unfamiliar neighborhoods, inclement weather and clients). RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified applicants. After screening, qualified applicants 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 candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Assessment | Multiple-Choice (Weighted 100%) Candidates who meet desirable qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All applicants 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, please contact Lynda Hurtado at (714) 834-3723 or LHurtado@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PSYCHIATRIST - ADULT This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment is open to the public and the eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Psychiatrist positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE COUNTY: Orange County is a desirable place to live - and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest populated county in California. At the County, you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. Over the years, Orange County has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and serves over 3,000,000 people who live within its 34 cities. The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information about County of Orange HEALTH CARE AGENCY: The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, Public Health and Administrative Services is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. HCA delivers services to the community based on business values of Excellence, Leadership, Stewardship and Innovation. HCA embraces the County's values of a service-oriented culture that attracts and retains the best and the brightest, by fostering a spirit of collaboration and partnership. Click here for more information about Health Care Agency THE OPPORTUNITY: Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health Services (AOABH) provides recovery-oriented behavioral health services and episodic treatment services through a range of outpatient and residential treatment programs which emphasize individual needs, strengths, choices, and involvement in service planning and implementation. Adults who have a serious and persistent mental disorder and/or substance abuse disorder and impairment in their ability to function in the community or who have a history of recurring substantial functional impairment, hospitalization or symptoms can access services. Services include: assessment, evaluation, collateral therapy, individual and group therapy, substance abuse treatment, medication support, rehabilitation, linkage and consultation, placement, plan development and crisis intervention. AOABH also provides HIV education, pre- and post-test counseling, drug counseling and testing; outreach to schools and the general community. Specialized programs include: residential care and housing, services for pregnant and parenting women, methadone maintenance and detoxification, treatment of substance use disorder with co-occurring mental illness, and Collaborative Court Programs. AOABH provides a range of outpatient and inpatient services for county residents who have a serious and persistent mental disorder. Inpatient services include: acute psychiatric inpatient treatment program, program administration and utilization case management of the Medi-Cal Mental Health Managed Care Plan, Allied Behavioral Care (ABC). The specialized outpatient Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) provides 24-hour crisis stabilization, hospital diversion, and referral access to ABC acute psychiatric inpatient services. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be familiar with recovery oriented services, have a calm and flexible demeanor, and be willing to work in a team setting. The candidate will also possess an ability to use an Electronic Health Record to monitor the individual's status, document medical services, enter orders for pharmaceuticals and laboratory studies, and determine and document medical necessity. Familiarity and ability to coordinate with other physicians providing medical care for the person is also crucial as we strive to provide safe and effective treatment with a holistic approach to one's health, which includes their physical well-being. This position provides direct client care and may also provide supervision to an on-site Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner. The population served consists of adults ages 18 and up impacted by a chronic and persistent mental illness and their families. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for the minimum qualifications for Psychiatrist. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A Controlled Substance Registration Certification issued by the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration is required. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION: Board Certified Psychiatrists qualify for an additional $800 per month Five (5) days Continuing Medical Education paid leave per year. Educational and Professional Reimbursement of $3,000 per year Flexible work schedules may be available Student Loan Repayment Program (Psychiatrists employed at least half time in regular positions in all divisions of Behavioral Health Services (BHS) are eligible for the program, however, this does not include positions in Correctional Health. This program will continue as long as there are MHSA funds available. The County and/or HCA are under no obligation to continue funding this program should MHSA funding cease for this program.) PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please click here for the physical, mental and environmental conditions for the Psychiatrist. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SR. COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE NIGHT SHIFT Correctional Health Services 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 Sr. Comprehensive Care Nurse positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring Sr. Comprehensive Care Nurse to provide direct supervision of nursing staff, resolve issues, delegate tasks to staff to ensure optimal nursing operations and identify the need for in-service training necessary for staff development. The position will also provide routine and emergency nursing services on a 24-hour basis to inmates and/or Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees and will serve as a liaison with other programs and departments in reaching satisfactory solutions and interventions while providing a high quality of professional nursing care within Adult Correctional Health Services program. Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program 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 correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS 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 correctional facilities. For definition, class characteristics, and other duties of the Sr. Comprehensive Care Nurse position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will demonstrate all of the following: Nursing Expertise and Leadership/Supervision: Performing medical and mental health emergency procedures Applying Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Performance Based National Detention Standards Directing nursing staff to manage multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Training, motivating, delegating work, and evaluating nursing staff work performance Leading, supervising, and mentoring nursing staff Acting as an effective role model and resource to all nursing staff Conveying nursing staff performance expectations articulately Willing and having the ability to testify competently if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Communication, Collaboration, and Initiative: Ensuring that staff have the resources they need to meet current and long-term ACHS objectives Building and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships with Orange County Sheriff's Department personnel, including other countywide departments/agencies Making sound judgment ensuring ACHS fulfill its emergency response functions Adaptability, Compassion, Critical Thinking, and Safety: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care to fulfill correctional nursing responsibilities Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients at all times SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: 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 The Sr. Comprehensive Care Nurse incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment. For additional Special Requirements information click here. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Sr. Comprehensive Care Nurse minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. Online Assessment | Written Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the more qualified 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
DEPUTY SHERIFF I/LATERAL As of Thursday, November 3, 2016, the selection process for this recruitment has changed. The recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the Department are met. RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments and shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and correctional/court facilities. A Deputy Sheriff I/Lateral will be required to perform all classes of law enforcement work including, but not limited to, under supervision, guard and supervise prisoners in correctional and court facilities. DEPUTY SHERIFF I APPLICANTS MUST HAVE GRADUATED FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S REGIONAL TRAINING ACADEMY AND POSSESS A VALID STATE OF CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER REGULAR BASIC COURSE ACADEMY CERTIFICATE. All applicants who have filed an application, must scan, upload, and attach their California P.O.S.T. Certified Peace Officer Regular Basic Course Academy certificate to the application. [Failure to immediately attach your certificates may result in an incomplete application which may not be accepted]. DEPUTY SHERIFF I LATERAL APPLICANTS CURRENT AND FORMER PEACE OFFICERS IN 830.1 STATUS THAT HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PROBATION. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY 830.1 PC STATUS WILL BE CONSIDERED. POSSESS A VALID STATE OF CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T. CERTIFICATE (BASIC, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, SUPERVISORY OR MANAGEMENT). GRADUATED FROM A STATE OF CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER REGULAR BASIC COURSE ACADEMY. MODULAR FORMAT (RESERVE) TRAINING WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. All applicants who have filed an application, must scan, upload, and attach their California P.O.S.T. Certified Peace Officer Regular Basic Course Academy certificate and California P.O.S.T. certificate (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, or Management) to the application. [Failure to immediately attach your certificates may result in an incomplete application which may not be accepted]. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Age: Must be at least 20 years of age at the date of application. Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who has filed for citizenship prior to the date of application Education: Must have a U.S. high school diploma or satisfactory score on the GED test or California High School Proficiency test or an AA or BA from an accredited U.S. school of higher education Background: Must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation AND must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner Must have no domestic violence convictions and cannot currently be the subject of a domestic violence restraining order Driver's License: Must possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher by date of appointment Knowledge of Criminal law; police patrol procedures; legal requirements for incarceration; custody and control of prisoners in jail and during transportation; operations and maintenance of standard police firearms. Ability to Read, understand, interpret and apply departmental policies, rules, laws and ordinances pertaining to law enforcement work; write clear and comprehensive reports; accurately observe and remember names, faces, numbers and events; establish and maintain effective relationships with others. Skillfully and safely operate police vehicles and standard police firearms; pass a physical examination for peace officers whose typical duties demand top physical fitness and agility. Please click here for more detailed class specifications PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Environmental Conditions Incumbents will be working inside a correctional or court facility and will have contact with inmates that may become violent or abusive. Incumbents will be required to drive in inclement weather conditions; and work shift work, holidays, weekends and rotating schedules. Physical Requirements Applicants must have independent body mobility to stand, stoop, bend, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and to drag a 165 lb. dummy for 45 feet; climb a ladder, scaffolds, 6 foot wall, etc., sit and stand for prolonged periods of time; speak and hear well enough to converse in person; communicate clearly and understandably over the phone and to address large groups of people; and vision sufficient to read a standard test, a computer screen and oversee large groups of inmates. SELECTION PROCESS Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications and supplemental information to identify the qualified candidates. After screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel comprised of subject matter experts and civilian personnel. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the position. Those who score high enough on the oral panel interview will be scheduled for a background interview. Background Investigation Will include employment history, personal references, criminal history, credit history, a polygraph examination, medical examination, drug urinalysis test, and a written and oral psychological examination. Based on the Department's needs, the selection process listed above may be modified and all affected candidates will be notified. ELIGIBLE LIST After all selection procedures have been completed, Sheriff Human Resources will establish an Open Eligible List of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Apply online by clicking the "Apply" link above. Only online applications with completed supplemental questions will be accepted. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply once. Duplicated and incomplete applications will be disqualified. Please print your online confirmation page. The confirmation page verifies receipt or your online application. Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is on your application and only use one email account. 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Paige West at 714-834-5859 or pwest@ocsd.org. For other recruitment information, please contact Sheriff Recruiting at 714-834-5811. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
EFFECTIVE JUNE 28, 2017 OUR TESTING PROCESS/SELECTION PROCEDURES HAVE CHANGED PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BULLETIN DEPUTY SHERIFF TRAINEE THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE MET. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE ON ANY DAY AT 11:59PM. THE WRITTEN EXAM IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017 RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. At the Department's discretion, this list may be used to fill lower level positions. Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments and shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and correctional/court facilities. A Deputy Sheriff Trainee will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete the 28-week P.O.S.T. Certified Orange County Sheriff's Training Academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, the Deputy Sheriff Trainee will be promoted to the position of Deputy Sheriff I. Deputy Sheriff Trainee New Hire Program All Deputy Sheriff Trainee's (DST'S) will be hired into the New Hire Program prior to their basic academy start date. The program's goal is to improve the success rates for DST's entering into the basic academy. Day to day operations will revolve around academy preparation. DST's will be expected to handle themselves professionally and actively work to prepare themselves for the demands of the academy. Topics covered will include (but not be limited to), speech/code memorization, drill and ceremony, and physical training. ALL components of the program will be assessed and tracked for academy preparedness. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Age: Must be at least 20 years of age on date of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who has filed for citizenship prior to the date of application. Education: U.S. High School Diploma -OR- U.S. General Education Development Credential (GED) -OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate -OR- Have attained a two-year or four-year degree from a U.S. accredited college or university. Background: Must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation AND must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner. Must have no domestic violence convictions and cannot currently be the subject of a domestic violence restraining order. Driver's License: Must possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher by date of appointment. TESTING PROCESS/SELECTION PROCEDURE Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications and supplemental information to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. Written Exam (Pass/Fail): Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam via email. The written exam consists of job-related, multiple choice questions. Applicants who pass the written exam will be referred to the pre-investigative interview the same day. Study Guides: Learning Express Police Officer Exam (California Edition) Norman Hall's Police Exam (California Edition) STUDY GUIDES ARE AVAILABLE AT BOOK STORES AND YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY Pre-Investigative Interview (Refer/Non-Refer): Applicants who pass the written exam will be administered a pre-investigative interview. This step will immediately follow the written exam. Physical Agility Test (Pass/Fail): A physical agility test will be given on the same day to those who are referred from the pre-investigative interview. The physical agility test consists of three components. Applicants must be dressed in physical training attire to participate. Applicants who pass the physical agility test will be referred to the oral panel interview, commencing the following weeks. 30 Push-Ups: Complete 30 push-ups within 2 minutes. 30 Sit-Ups: Complete 30 sit-ups within 2 minutes. 1.5 Mile Run: Complete one and a half (1.5) miles on a flat surface within 15 minutes. Oral Panel Interview (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel comprised of subject matter experts and civilian personnel. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the position. Those who score high enough on the oral panel interview will be scheduled for a background interview with a Background Investigator. APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT SUCCESSFULLY PASS THE ORAL PANEL INTERVIEW MUST REAPPLY TO THE RECRUITMENT AND UNDERGO ALL TESTING COMPONENTS TO BE CONSIDERED . Background Investigation: Will include employment history, personal references, criminal history, credit history, a polygraph examination, medical examination, drug urinalysis test, and a written and oral psychological examination. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Environmental Conditions: Incumbents will be working inside a jail facility and will have contact with inmates that may become violent or abusive. Incumbents will be required to drive in inclement weather conditions; and work shift work, holidays, weekends and rotating schedules. Physical Requirements: Incumbents must have independent body mobility to stand, stoop, twist, bend, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and to drag a 165 lb. mannequin for 45 feet; climb a ladder, scaffolds, 6 foot wall, etc., sit and stand for prolonged periods of time; speak and hear well enough to converse in person; communicate clearly and understandably over the phone and to address large groups of people; and vision sufficient to read standard text, a computer screen and oversee large groups of inmates. ELIGIBLE LIST After all selection procedures have been completed, Sheriff Human Resources will establish an open eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Applications and supplemental information will be accepted on-line only at www.ocgov.com. Your application and supplemental information should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. Please be sure to print a copy of this job bulletin for your records. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. 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, please contact Mary Felix at mfelix@ocsd.org . For other recruitment information, please contact Sheriff Recruiting at 714-834-5811. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST I - SUPERVISORY This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five 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 Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory positions within Health Care Agency, Public 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 qualified individual to fill one (1) Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory position within the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. The position will supervise two (2) to six (6) Community Health Assistants (CHA's) and one (1) to two (2) Field Office Assistants (FOA's). The position is required to work some evenings and Saturdays to meet program needs. Additional responsibilities of the Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory position will also include but are not limited to: Supervisory Duties: Monitor clinic flow and staff assignments to maintain efficient program operations Maintain work environment where cooperation and teamwork can occur Promote and encourage staff development and skills enhancement Resolve staff and client conflicts and conduct corrective action plan as necessary Provide input to Program Support Staff on clinic operations and needs Enforce WIC Program rules and regulations Provide back up for CHA and/or OA positions as needed Maintain and ensure secure delivery of negotiable instrument (food instruments and Farmers Market Coupons) Participate in Quality Improvement (QI) audits of staff to ensure efficiency and compliance to State mandates Review the work of staff for accuracy Develop and present performance evaluation to staff Verify time sheets and mileage reimbursement claims of staff Conduct staff meetings Assist in mentoring Dietetic Interns Client Services: Determine nutritional risk of participants for certification Provide individual nutrition counseling for low risk and high risk contacts as defined by the State Oversee services to WIC participants such as nutrition education classes, tailoring of food instruments, referrals, etc. Other Administrative Duties: Maintain inventory of assets (ie. Electric breast pumps, computers, etc.) Perform tasks as delegated by the Administrative Manager II, HCA Program Supervisor II or Supervising Public Health Nutritionist Assist with surveys to determine nutrition needs and problems of participants Conduct Quality Improvement (QI) audits of staff workload and functions to monitor efficiency and quality of client care Assist in initial and ongoing training of WIC staff Provide input to Operations Management in developing clinic procedures Provide follow-up consultation/information for public and private providers Prepare reports as needed (i.e. end of the month clinic reports, checkstock inventory) Serve as liaison with Information Technology (IT) department regarding computer system issues as needed Participate in professional workshops and other trainings to update nutrition knowledge, administrative skills, and to comply with the County/State program mandates To learn more about the WIC program, click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Eligible. Also, supervisory experience and two (2) or more years of experience working in a Women, Infants and Children program type of setting is highly preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Knowledge of: WIC Management Information System (WIC MIS) WIC regulations Maternal, child and infant nutrition for optimal health Quality Improvement tools and intervals to conduct audits Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Nutritional Care, Counseling and Advocacy: Being culturally sensitive to the needs of the multicultural participant background Interpreting and determining the health and nutritional status of participants Improving the nutrition of participants by identifying environmental factors that affect health progress Developing and applying public health nutrition interventions Having the ability to use participant centered techniques when conducting counseling Promoting breastfeeding as optimal feeding choice for infants Leadership and Supervision: Having the knowledge of personnel management and maintaining optimal clinic flow Facilitating meetings with peers Delegating work duties to staff effectively Managing personnel issues and taking care of special participants needs and concerns effectively Applying conflict resolution by using effective leadership style to inspire and motivate staff Reporting team progress to upper management as requested Facilitating team work and cooperation among staff Writing staff work performance and providing feedback to staff Collaborating with upper management and Human Resource Services (HRS) regarding personnel issues Being a role model to staff and mentoring Dietetic Interns Training: Having the ability to develop work and training plans for participants Being comfortable in conducting presentations and providing training in group or individual setting Communication and Professionalism: Having the ability to speak both English and Spanish when conducting counseling to participants - highly desirable Conveying appropriate information and trainings to staff Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Assessing and identifying issues when providing services to participants and implementing improvements when necessary Evaluating own practice and requesting for effective feedback from WIC colleagues to identify additional learning needs Using appropriate communication method when communicating/sharing sensitive information with participants and staff Adaptability, Analytical Thinking and Accountability: Being adaptable, flexible while maintaining a focus on program quality of care and services Applying different ways of assessing nutrition and health outcomes of participants Using appropriate and effective study designs to evaluate diet related diseases Formulating effective resolutions to problems by being consistent with the WIC's mission and vision Being accountable for the "negotiable instruments" in the clinic Managing workload effectively, following directions and meeting deadlines Willing to take on additional assignments MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory minimum qualifications, click here. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Must have the body mobility to walk, climb stairs, reach, bend, twist, reach overhead and stoop; stamina to sit for a prolonged period of time (up to one hour); strength to lift and carry or push and pull objects such as boxes of WIC materials and supplies, which may weigh up to 25 lbs.; vision sufficient to read calibrated measuring instruments; hearing for normal conversations, ability to work in diverse environments; and the ability to drive a car. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in clinic environment; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings and/or weekends. 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. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | Oral Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. 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 Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 23, 2017
Full Time
SUPERVISING PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II 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. This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and future Supervising Public Health Nurse II vacancies within Health Care Agency until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE OPPORTUNITY The 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care Clinic (STD and HIV clinic) provides free diagnosis and treatment for individuals over the age of 12 requesting medical care for sexually transmitted diseases (STD, STI and VD). The clinic also offers HIV counseling and testing (anonymous and confidential) and provides ambulatory medical care for HIV positive, uninsured persons. Services for the HIV Ambulatory Clinic include medical care, case management, financial counseling, health education and risk reduction information. The Orange County Health Care Agency's 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care program is recruiting for a Supervising Public Health Nurse II (SPHN II). The SPHN II plans, coordinates, trains, oversees and evaluates the assignments of the 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care for the nursing team. The SPHN II provides supervision for Registered Nurses (RN), Medical Assistants (MA) and Nursing Assistant (NA) who provide nursing care for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive patients and testing and treatment for patients seeking Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) screening in Orange County. The SPHN II is an integral part of the 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care supervisory team and is involved in strategic planning, policy and procedure development and assisting in daily clinic supervisory activities. GENERAL DUTIES: The Supervising Public Health Nurse II is responsible for the following: Providing direct supervision for 3 Registered Nurses, 4 Medical Assistants and 1 Nursing Assistant Working collaboratively with other supervisory staff to supervise and direct daily operations of 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care Providing oversight and guidance for staff members on complex cases or issues that may arise Collaborating with community partners, medical providers and other medical facilities Monitoring, maintaining and reporting the clinic's quality assurance measures Assuring compliance with program standards and mandates Providing training and mentor staff to enhance functions and professional growth Providing feedback and actively participate with the 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care's management team DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Nursing or a related field of study and at least five (5) years of experience as a Public Health Nurse and three (3) years of experience as a supervisor demonstrating the following competencies: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge of Having knowledge of adult health case management, infectious disease, and ambulatory clinic management Providing community outreach and education about communicable diseases Counseling patients about risk reduction strategies for communicable diseases Having knowledge of chronic diseases for adults Working with high-risk populations, e.g. conditions that require multiple medical coordination, clients with behavioral health problems and substance abuse issues Understanding of County, State, and Federal resources Understanding and applying of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Having familiarity of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Leadership/Supervision Supervising clinical staff and/or leading a team of clinical staff Working collaboratively with Human Resource Services for training, performance evaluations, addressing performance issues, hiring, and retention of nursing staff Maintaining standards of Public Health Nursing and ensuring that services rendered are in compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and establish policies, procedures and protocols of HCA and PHS Communication and Collaboration Communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Participating in, and representing the 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care on committees and subcommittees within the County and/or the community Analytical and Critical Thinking Analyzing and recommending revisions to program policies, procedures and protocols, to ensure compliance with State requirements and legal mandates Conducting ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of services and initiating improvements by directing staff in continuous efforts to improve quality, productivity, and effectiveness Adapting to changes according to the changing needs of the populations served and County operations Determining and improving resolutions to client-related issues MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Supervising Public Health Nurse II and details on this classification. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Physical Characteristics: Must have the body mobility to walk, climb stairs, reach, bend, twist, reach overhead and stoop; stamina to sit for a prolonged period of time (up to one hour); strength to lift and carry or push and pull objects such as boxes of nursing supplies or audiovisual equipment, which may weigh up to 25 lb.; manual dexterity to grasp, manipulate / operate small objects and precision instruments such as, but not limited to, giving injections without limitations or restrictions and taking pulse and blood pressure readings; fine motor skills and fine touch to palpate and discern skin induration and rashes; vision sufficient to read thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications, and the bevel of a needle; hearing for normal conversations and auscultation using a stethoscope; ability to work in diverse environments; and the ability to drive a car. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in clinic environment; wear protective equipment/clothing as required by protocol; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings, weekends and/or holidays. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Dori Edles at (714) 834-7324 or DEdles@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.