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.

 

58 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
Customer Service Manager (Administrative Manager I) SALARY INFORMATION This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current/future Administrative Manager I vacancies. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days, until the needs of the County are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The deadline to apply for the first round of consideration will be on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11:59 PM (PST). OC ANIMAL CARE OC Animal Care promotes responsible pet ownership, health and safety of people and animals, and spay/neuter programs. OC Animal Care provides temporary shelter and medical care for "lost" owned or stray animals and opportunities for adoption of these animals. For more information on OC Community Resources click here . For more information on the County of Orange click here . THE OPPORTUNITY The Customer Service Manager (CSM) will oversee office staff providing customer service over the phone and in-person at the OC Animal Care Shelter. It is expected that the CSM will be able to learn the work of subordinate staff and be able to step in and assist when needed or during periods of staffing shortages. Customer Service staff may, at times, have to provide solutions to upset or discouraged members of the public. The CSM will be responsible for resolving issues that have escalated and require more sensitivity. Additionally, the CSM will be utilizing data tools to analyze and monitor operations against key performance indicators. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing indirect supervision and support to the on-site accounting staff. Additional duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Customer Service Desk Oversee staff facilitating adoptions, redemptions, and other pet transactions over the phone and in-person Work collaboratively with other agency departments to ensure consistency of operations and to promote inter-department cooperation Monitor wait times to ensure satisfaction of customer service goals Call Center Oversee all call center operations for an average of 200-300 calls daily Ensure staff have the resources and tools they need to communicate consistently and accurately with the public Handle escalated issues as needed DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have substantial experience managing and/or supervising a call center and/or in-person customer service team. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge & Experience Considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in the principles and practices of excellent customer service as practiced in both the private and public sectors Knowledge of the principles and practices of customer service policies Ability to ensure procedures for helping customers are consistent, efficient, and deliver a high level of customer service Ability to investigate and resolve customer service issues while ensuring staff remain fully trained regarding technical skills and customer service interaction Understand the operations of a call center in both the private and public sectors Knowledge of working in an animal shelter environment and/or local government related setting Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Crystal Reports to track statistics and build and develop reporting tools Supervisory | Leadership Demonstrate excellent personnel management and supervision while working with diverse populations Ability to lead a team where the culture is diverse and the objective is to align the team to achieve common department goals Lead a high performance, results oriented team to implement organizational goals while balancing competing needs and objectives Knowledge of p rinciples and practices of lead supervision and training Ability to empower and motivate staff to achieve short and long-term goals Ability to foster an effective customer-centric culture Communication | Customer Service Demonstrate excellent customer service skills in situations requiring a balance of patience and persistence in determining the customers' needs, directing the customer appropriately, and resolving the issue to ensure customer satisfaction while adhering to policy and regulations Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and provide appropriately detailed recommendations for solution Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public Work with other departments to ensure consistent communications and reduction of duplicative work between units Ability to handle stressful situations while establishing effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public Research | Analysis Ability to research and implement methods of increasing efficiency and customer service across the department Ability to r esearch programs and methods to increase pet licensing compliance Understand and apply techniques of data collection and analysis Interpret and apply relevant data to achieve desired results to reconcile program issues or errors MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to view the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager I. Additional Environmental Conditions The Customer Service Manager (Administrative Manager I) for OC Animal Care will be exposed to animals along with noise, dust, dirt, dander, zoonotic diseases and a variety of odors associated with animals. While infrequent, there is a possibility of the need to handle animals on occasion. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Online Exam | Multiple Choice An online exam consisting of job-related questions will be administered. Candidates who pass this test will be referred to the next step. This is a standardized test and there are no study guides available. Structured Oral Interview | SOI 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 questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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 Freddy Jimenez at 714-480-2863 or by email at Freddy.Jimenez@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Warehouse Worker I In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open to the public eligible list to fill current and future Warehouse Worker I positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment is open to the public and will be advertised from Monday, May 3, 2021 to Wednesday , May 5, 2021. Applications will only be accepted from Thursday, May 6, 2021 to Monday, May 10, 2021 until 11:59 P.M. (PST). DEADLINE TO APPLY The recruitment will close on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. 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. Click here for more information. THE DEPARTMENT 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. THE OPPORTUNITY The Warehouse Worker I position handles day to day functions of the mailroom including receiving and sorting incoming mail; posting and arranging outgoing mail; distributing mail and packages to various departments; performing labor in loading and unloading delivery packages; and delivering to designated locations following established routes. Duties require the use of Ipad, dolly, intercom and walkie talkie. The incumbent may perform a variety of manual, clerical or other duties as required. Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Stamping and preparing outgoing mail Answering to bollard calls and service area calls Granting entrance to authorized delivery vehicles, vendors, and waste management trash service Logging all items that are received and placing them in the appropriate recipients' mail slots Notifying staff when mail is ready to pick up Responding to staff by phones and/or email THE IDEAL CANDIDATE AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will also have some knowledge and experience utilizing Microsoft Programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. The incumbent will also have proven skills to communicate courteously and professionally with employees at various levels and the public at all times including under difficult conditions. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Time Management Working independently and managing time wisely to effectively prioritize multiple tasks Good decision-making and multitasking skills with the ability to work under pressure Basic computer skills such as checking and answering emails and opening/reviewing documents on a computer Customer Service Interacting in a professional and courteous manner both in person and over the phone Establishing productive and professional relationships with internal and external customers Consistently demonstrating a positive attitude and excellent customer service skills Communication Skills Valuing and participating in a free flow of information with others Follow written and oral instructions and schedules Effectively communicate with supervision, co-workers and the public Exercising discretion and maintaining sensitive information as dictated by the assignment Safety Savvy Proactively practices the proper lifting and carrying techniques Exercises safe work habits Operating equipment and tools utilizing safe operating procedures Identifying, reporting and correcting equipment problems in an efficient and timely manner LICENSE REQUIRED Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment and maintained throughout employment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Warehouse Worker I . Physical Requirements : Positions in this class typically require body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop, twist, bend, climb ladders, crawl, balance, kneel, crouch, reach overhead, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds, and perform other strenuous work. Incumbents must possess vision sufficient to read standard size text, distinguish colors, and at distances over 20 feet. Requires the ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups; possess manual dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively and without limitation to range and motion to operate a keyboard, tools, and specialized equipment. Incumbents may be required to drive work vehicles. Required to have stamina to walk, stand, or drive a vehicle on a daily basis for extended periods. Environmental and Working Conditions: Positions are assigned to both office environment and outdoor settings. May be required to work under various weather conditions, including rainstorms, and walk in uneven, slippery, and sometimes dangerous terrains. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications and supplemental responses for the minimum qualifications. After the initial screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step of the selection process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Online Assessment | (100% Weighted) Applicants will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Applicants will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. 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. 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. Please note: The information you provide on your application and/or response to the supplemental questions may be used as a scoring device, so please be thorough and complete in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information. Veterans Employment Preference Policy (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy . 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 Keren Duran at 714-834-7384 or Keren.Duran@ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Variable Shift
Landfill Laborer In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.86% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.50% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 0.64% decrease This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and/or future vacancies within OC Waste & Recycling. This recruitment will be advertised from Thursday, May 6, 2021 through Wednesday May 12, 2021. Applications will be accepted beginning on Thursday, May 13, 2021, and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the Department's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. 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. Click here for more information. OC WASTE & RECYCLING OC Waste & Recycling (OCWR) is an organization dedicated to providing waste management services, protecting the environment, and promoting recycling in order to ensure a safe and healthy community for current and future generations. OCWR operates three active regional landfills, four household hazardous waste collection centers, monitors 20 closed landfills, and administers municipal solid waste collection, recycling and planning for County unincorporated areas. OCWR is a nationally renowned waste management department responsible for a network of sanitary landfills. The Department is committed to its exceptional record of regulatory compliance and excellence. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Waste & Recycling is seeking individuals who are enthusiastic and highly motivated; display initiative and positive attitude; communicate professionally and work cooperatively with co-workers, supervisors, contractors and the public; and promote awareness of safety in self. Landfill Laborers perform routine unskilled heavy manual laboring work as a member of a crew. The job duties include, but are not limited to: Vegetation control or litter pick-up activities, such as, hoeing and cutting weeds; cleaning debris from ditches, culverts, drains and channels and other drainage structures; Safely using hand tools to remove debris with a leaf blower; Installing chain link and wire fences and guard rails; Assisting with spreading and compacting asphalt, setting forms, and mixing, wheeling and pouring concrete; Laying down straw matting, netting, place gravel bags and flumes; Installing culverts, fences, road signs and guard rails; Working on the traffic paint crew, moving stencils, and picking up warning cones and signs; and Directing traffic in unloading areas and around job locations. Landfill Laborers are expected to perform the above-mentioned duties at one of the County's three active Regional Landfills located in Brea, Irvine, and San Juan Capistrano or at a closed landfill assigned to one of the regions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the related experience and knowledge required for this position and possess the following competencies: Technical Expertise Knowledge and ability to operate hand tools including shovel, rake, broom, hammer, handsaw, pruner, screwdriver, axe, cherry picker, plier, pitchfork, wire cutter, weed eater, and wrench. Ability to read measurements using a ruler or tape measure. Knowledge and ability to operate power tools including hedge pruner, pole pruner, pole saw, chain saw, leaf blower, generator, cement mixer and paint sprayer. Safety Savvy Ensures safe work practices associated with the appropriate use of tools and equipment. Use of appropriate Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses/goggles, gloves, vest, and hard hats and task specific PPE. Knowledge of traffic safety regulations, and work site safety. Interpersonal Skills (Teamwork / Customer Service) Ability to work in a team environment and provide assistance to others when needed. Display a positive attitude and maintain effective working relationships. Express disagreement constructively and works with others to achieve a common goal. Ability to communicate effectively with customers verbally and presents a positive and professional demeanor. Environmental and Working Conditions Work in various landfill structures, and work outdoors amid loud noise and fumes in all weather conditions. Work with cleaning supplies and other chemicals. Interact with landfill customers. Exposure to municipal solid waste, dust, pollen, birds, odors, noise, vibration, etc. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of, or the ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, by the date of appointment may be required for some assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for more information on minimum qualifications for the Landfill Laborer classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Online Proctored Examination | Multiple Choice Test (Weighted 100%): A skills assessment will be conducted to evaluate the applicant's knowledge and experience as it relates to the job, as well as their interpersonal skills including their ability to follow written instructions, customer service, and ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. 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. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the recruitment procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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," "ocgov.com," and "ocwr.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 Leslie Catalan at leslie.catalan@ocwr.ocgov.com or by phone at 714-834-2988. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/12/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPECIALIST I SALARY INFORMATION Hazardous Materials Specialist I $25.15 - $33.90 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This position 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. Applicants are encouraged to apply right away. The recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible list to fill current and future Hazardous Material Specialist I vacancies within the Health Care Agency, Environmental Health Division. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in this classification as well as vacancies in similar and/or lower level classifications. THE 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 seven (7) service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION The Environmental Health Division is comprised of various programs aimed toward protecting the health and safety of Orange County residents and visitors from harmful conditions in the environment. Staff enforce laws and regulations and emphasize education to assist businesses with providing healthy and safe communities. The Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) and Local Oversight Program (LOP) oversee activities relating to regulatory compliance of hazardous materials and waste management, enforcement or corrective actions, environmental cleanup activities at sites with contamination from leaking underground storage tanks, or hazardous material reporting. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Hazardous Materials Specialist I is a trainee class for employees who do not possess the necessary experience to qualify as a Hazardous Materials Specialist II. This classification receives on-the-job training in various disciplines including hazardous materials, hazardous waste management, body art, waste tires enforcement, complaint investigation, environmental sampling, and/or leaking underground storage tank cleanup. Other duties will include, but are not limited to: Performing inspections and complaint investigations at regulated facilities Using specialized protective clothing and equipment when collecting or evaluating hazardous wastes. Preparing comprehensive reports, memos, and oral briefings resulting from investigations and inspections. Providing responsive, high-quality customer service to county employees, representatives from outside agencies, and members of the public by providing accurate, complete, and up-to-date information in a courteous, efficient, and timely manner. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates selected for the position are required to possess a valid California Class C Driver License and use their personal vehicles for conducting inspections and County business. The ideal candidate may also possess certifications in the following areas: Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) The ideal candidate will also possess knowledge and experience in the following competencies: Specialized Knowledge (CUPA - Hazardous Materials Surveillance) Knowledge and understanding of environmental health and safety laws and regulations Ability to concisely write objective and detailed reports for field documentation Knowledge of and physical capability to wear personal protective equipment and tools to collect or evaluate samples/evidence Ability to work with multiple record management platforms to enter and retrieve data, review state forms, and complete reports Proficiently using a variety of computer software such as, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc. Specialized Knowledge (Local Oversight Program/Industrial Cleanup - Hazardous Materials Mitigation) Assists with investigations, remediation, and case closure requirements for leaking Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Maintain electronic and physical copies of cleanup case files Applies basic principles of hydrogeology, chemical fate and transport, toxicology, risk analysis, public health and safety, and assessment and remediation to assist senior staff in providing technical evaluations of reports submitted to the program Basic knowledge of California laws and regulations regarding leaking UST and non-UST contamination, investigation, and remediation Participates in technical meetings with supervisor or senior staff to discuss progress of individual cases Relationship Building Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with peers, supervisors, managers, clients and the public Ability to treat others with respect, sensitivity and fairness Oral and Written Communication Ability to communicate effectively verbally, and in writing Ability to listen attentively and understand what is being communicated by subordinate and supervisory staff, the public and managerial staff Ability to review, evaluate and summarize data in writing in terms of trends or general indications of possible problem areas Planning and Organization Ability to investigate illegal activities associated with hazardous material, hazardous waste, and underground storage tank programs Ability to think logically and organize thoughts and work priorities to accomplish work efficiently and independently MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications and physical, mental, and environmental conditions for the Hazardous Materials Specialist 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Review (Weighted 100%): An Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questionnaire for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. 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. For more information regarding this recruitment please contact Linny Pham @ (714) 834-7324 or LiPham@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Full Time
SUPERVISING PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment is being held to establish an Open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within the Health Care Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE 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 leadership of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven (7) service areas - Administrative and Financial, Strategy and Special Projects, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination, Medical Health and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE DEPARTMENT Through assessment, policy development and assurance, Public Health Services provides a wide range of services aimed at reducing death and disability by reducing the transmission of communicable diseases, preventing and lessening the impact of chronic diseases, and ensuring healthy and safe environments. THE OPPORTUNITY Nutrition Services currently has one (1) vacancy for Supervising Public Health Nutritionist (SPHN). The Supervising Public Health (PH) Nutritionist has primary responsibility for the implementation of nutrition programs and regulations per Federal and State requirements. The incumbent will be responsible for the operational supervision of two (2) to three (3) field teams in a designated geographic area, address client concerns and work in clinics as needed. The incumbent will be expected to perform clinic duties as needed. The incumbent will have operational supervision which includes monitoring and training personnel, resolving client and staff/partner issues and conducting routine quality assurance activities. There will be caseload/workload management and developing plans for caseload improvement. This position will also have a key role in the planning, initiation and evaluation of future nutrition projects by assessing the knowledge, practices and opportunities in the community to improve access and provision of services. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian with a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory and/or program collaborative experience. Two (2) or more years of experience working in a Women, Infants and Children program and/or public health nutritional setting is highly preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities in the following competencies: Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Maintaining normal, therapeutic and public health nutrition programs including current research and the food system Providing nutrition care and services to populations and individuals at each stage of life and for a range of clinical and socio-economic conditions Developing and implementing population-based community interventions to guide individual clients to choose healthier diets Incorporating public health functions and essential public health nutrition services; community nutrition assessments, and program, personnel, fiscal and data management skills Applying, planning, managing, and evaluating techniques to public health nutrition programs and/or individual client needs Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating activities, projects and programs in order to meet defined public health measures Monitoring nutrition policies, procedures, protocols and quality improvement systems and contract deliverables, to assure consistency, effectiveness and compliance Interacting with mid and high level managers and government officials, directors, community leaders and other health professionals, educators and the public Supervision | Leadership Building and leading teams and processes Collaborating with internal and external units to accomplish teamwork Facilitating and demonstrating team work and cooperation Applying conflict resolution skills by using an effective leadership style to inspire and motivate staff and strategic partners Reporting on team progress/partnerships to upper management as needed Analytical Thinking | Judgment Ensuring accountability for contract and program deliverables Managing workload effectively, following directions and meeting program deadlines Operating clinics and programs with a high level of autonomy and independence Providing critical and relevant information to program management in a timely manner Being adaptable and flexible while maintaining a focus on program quality of care and service MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Supervising Public Health Nutritionist classification as well as the physical and mental requirements and the environmental and working conditions. PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS 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 materials and supplies, which may weigh up to 25 lbs.; 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 or community environment; may work with individuals who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings and/or weekends. 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview 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 procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment process 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 Evelyn Zhao at (714) 834-4144 or ezhao@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Full Time
SECRETARY III In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill a current vacancy with the Office of the District Attorney. The eligible list established may also be used by other County of Orange law enforcement agencies to fill other vacancies in this classification/specialty. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY: The County of Orange, District Attorney (OCDA) represents the People of the State of California in all criminal and civil proceedings, serves the court and criminal justice system, and the Orange County Grand Jury. The mission of the Office is to enhance public safety and welfare and create a sense of security in the community through the vigorous enforcement of criminal and civil laws in a just, honest, efficient, and ethical manner. The Office consists of three major divisions: Legal, Investigative Bureau, and Administration. THE OPPORTUNITY: The successful candidate will be a key member in providing secretarial services to the Bureau of Investigation Chief . The major responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Coordinate office management activities including scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars Draft, proofread, and process correspondence and other materials for the Bureau Chief Produce a variety of documents, charts, and graphs in final form Read and screen incoming correspondence, make preliminary assessments of material and forward material to appropriate executive or staff Receive and screen incoming calls and visitors to identify priority matters and refer to appropriate staff Research, compile, assimilate, and prepare confidential and sensitive documents Take initiative to learn new tasks and/or develop work processes as would benefit the Bureau of Investigation Perform other duties as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will demonstrate progressively responsible secretarial and administrative duties with experience in working as an executive secretary or executive assistant in support of an executive office: Technical Knowledge | Experience Correct English usage, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation Experience taking meeting minutes and transcribing IT software programs used by the Bureau of Investigation, including RMS, CMS and other District Attorney applications Proficient in MS Office Suite applications, including Advanced Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Project The functions and basic office services operations of an investigation Type technical reports and documents Communication and Interpersonal Skills Interacting with departmental staff, and outside constituents Interacting with high-level executives, police chiefs, public officials, and stakeholders Meet the public in situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and poise Concisely composing written documents to convey thoughts and ideas with accuracy Compose correspondence independently based on policy and guidelines Problem Solving and Judgement Interpret and apply administrative administrative and departmental policies, laws and rules with particular reference to the activities of the office, department or agency where position is assigned Able to anticipate/forecast the needs of the Bureau of Investigation Demonstrate absolute confidentiality and exercise good judgment when handling sensitive information Maintain composure and sensitivity when dealing with stressful issues Handling multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced environment with demanding time-sensitive workload Demonstrate initiative to learn, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures Ability to recommend and implement work processes that will improve efficiency of the Bureau of Investigation Planning and Organizing Being organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and dependable Plan, organize and complete work rapidly and efficiently despite frequent interruptions and/or distractions Work and coordinate closely with the Orange County police chiefs, California Bureau of Investigations police chiefs, and their secretaries Schedule meetings and conferences coordinating with all parties, and make travel arrangements In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience in organizing, planning, and prioritizing assignments; exercising discretion and an appropriate sense of urgency in maintaining confidential and/or sensitive information; and manipulating Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create various letters, forms, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Secretary III job classification. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: 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. Below 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 below for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Possess vision sufficient to read standard text and a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess upper body strength to reach, push, pull, and occasionally carry items; dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and to utilize standard office equipment. Mental Requirements: Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach valid conclusions and make sound 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. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: The Office of the District Attorney's Human Resources Unit will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After all applications have been screened, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the process and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. The selection procedure will consist of the following: Application Screening (Weighted 100%): Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. This is a competitive process; therefore, be thorough in your responses. 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 candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VETERANS EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE POLICY (VEPP): The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. BACKGROUND SCREENING: Candidates under consideration for hire by the District Attorney will be required to pass an extensive background investigation and Live Scan fingerprinting to the satisfaction of the department. 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. If you have questions related to this recruitment, please contact Erika Alcazar at (714) 347-8444 or at Erika.Alcazar@da.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Full Time
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II (TECHNICAL SERVICES UNIT - RADIO COMMUNICATIONS) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease 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 Department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. POSITION/RECRUITMENT INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to a fill vacancy in this class until the next recruitment. The eligible list established may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE DIVISION The Sheriff-Coroner/Technology Division consists of approximately 150 personnel organized in six areas that specialize in specific operational and technical units, including Administration/Operations, Special Projects, Radio Communications, Applications, Infrastructure, and Security. Each section maintains a staff of Managers, Engineers, Technicians, and support staff to provide a high level of operational and technical expertise to various public safety functions including Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency Medical Services, Lifeguard, Park Rangers, Public Works, Local Government, Courts, County and City jails, and Probation facilities. The Division provides centralized countywide coordinated communications systems for all local public safety agencies; installation and maintenance of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, mobile and portable radios, closed circuit television, surveillance, security electronic systems within the jail system, sound and video systems); operational and maintenance support to the coordinated communications systems; engineering and frequency management; and serves as the central coordinator/program manager for the operation and maintenance of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) and 900 MHz paging system. The Division is also responsible for all Information Technology operations across the entire Sheriff's Department. This includes application development and support, help desk support, desktop support, mobile and MDC support, storage and server support, network and CCTV support, and network security operations. THE OPPORTUNITY This is a journey level class in the Communications Technician series that is located at Sheriff's Technical Services Unit (Radio Communications). Incumbents in this class install, maintain and repair complex electronic equipment, and work with minimal supervision. Incumbents will be required to install, program and maintain surveillance, alarm, paging, intercom, sound reinforcement, video, and control systems . GENERAL DUTIES With minimal supervision, install, program, troubleshoot, and complete preventative maintenance on radio communications equipment, patrol video systems, design/create radio templates / code plugs and continue technical skills training. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have three (3+) years hands-on experience in radio, IT maintenance (PC, servers, routers, switches), or console installation and maintenance working with vendors, and business partners. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Candidate will have experience installing and able to terminate CAT 5, coax and fiber optic cables; installing/repairing radios, emergency lights/sirens, antennas, speakers, cameras, equipment racks earthquake bracing; able to interpret instructions, pictorial drawings in installation manuals and written directives including circuitries, schematics, and symbols used; will have experience operating and using hand tools, small power tools; thorough knowledge and experience using a volt Ohmmeter and watt meter to test circuits; able to read and write English to record data on work orders and time / log sheets; skills using a computer, radio software and test equipment to complete radio programming, upgrades and preventative maintenance. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive 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 Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Thorough Knowledge of: Principles, techniques, methods, test equipment and tools used in installation, maintenance, repair, modification and fabrication communications and other related electronic equipment and systems. General Knowledge of: Digital and logic circuitry used in computers and other equipment. Principles of electronic system design and operation. FCC regulations applicable to governmental communications (radio or microwave assignment). Ability to: Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify a variety of communications and electronic equipment and Systems. Read and interpret instructions in technical manuals including circuitries, schematics and symbols; read blueprints. Use the proper test equipment related to electronics maintenance and repair. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County and city staff, electronic contractors, vendors and members of the general public. Record technical information on time sheets, logs, invoices, etc. Education/Experience: Completion of a training course in electronic theory and practice including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory, audio and radio frequency circuits, electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals and mathematics for electronic technology. AND Two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic communication equipment that developed the knowledges and abilities listed above. License: Required Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class 3 or higher, by date of appointment. Click here to learn more about the Minimum Qualifications as well as the physical, mental requirements and the environmental, working conditions. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical and Mental Requirements: Must be able to lift 50 lbs., with frequent lifting and/or carrying heavy equipment and components weighing over 25 lbs.; climb ladders, scaffolding and poles, crawl in attics or under vehicles and work in cramped spaces such as under automobile dash or in automobile trunk, stoop, bend or twist your back, kneel, squat and work with arms above shoulder level; identify and distinguish colors; operate power tools or other like machinery that are potentially hazardous. Some work assignments may require climbing 100 foot towers. Environmental and Working Conditions: M ay be required to work in remote areas and on mountaintops in any type of weather conditions. Must be willing and able to work in high security areas such as jails, courthouses and dispatch centers. Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. 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. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Structured Oral Panel 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 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 After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. Click here for tips to complete your application. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Mary Cortez-Valadez at (714) 834-5834 or email at mcortez-valadez@ocsd.org . 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Public Health Project Administrator (Administrative Manager I) This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and 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. This recruitment will establish an Open eligible list which will be used to fill current vacancies and future Administrative Manager I positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in a similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE 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 leadership of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven (7) service areas - Administrative and Financial, Strategy and Special Projects, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination, Medical Health and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. PUBLIC HEALTH Through assessment, policy development and assurance, Public Health Services provides a wide range of services aimed at reducing death and disability by reducing the transmission of communicable diseases, preventing and lessening the impact of chronic diseases, and ensuring healthy and safe environments. THE OPPORTUNITY The Public Health Project Administrator (PHPA) will report to the Public Health Services (PHS), Strategic Programs Manager. The PHPA is responsible for managing the implementation and performance of assigned Public Health Services (PHS) initiatives that involve oversight of staff who will be carrying out the work while facilitating collaboration among PHS Divisions with shared goals. The position will create new workflows and product performance dashboards to ensure consistency, conduct strategic analytics and assessments, and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders including community based organizations and health partners to promote public health. Some of PHS's long term goals and upcoming projects the incumbent will be working on will include the following: ELC Strategies: CDC's Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) cooperative agreement priorities Expand the laboratory capacity to support vector-borne disease surveillance Improve completeness and timeliness of vector-borne disease surveillance reporting Enhance the ecologic surveillance Increase availability of timely and accurate information on vector-borne disease risk and prevention Identify faster and more completely vector-borne disease outbreaks Better prepare the workforce to identify, diagnose, report, prevent, and respond to vector-borne disease cases and outbreaks PHS Reimagined: Reinvent public health systems/create cross-sector partnerships, rethink how we address population health, reshape how public health programs and services are delivered Disease Prevention and Control Clinical Services and Community Nursing Services Well-being and Health Promotion PHAB Reaccreditation: Public Health Accreditation Board provides a framework for a health department to identify performance improvement opportunities, to improve management, develop leadership, and improve relationships with the community Promote transparency Improve management processes Stimulate quality improvement and performance management Coordinate Public Health Accreditation activities including managing the structure for organization, creating standard work and a library of documentation resources, and other support needed to submit a timely, complete and accurate application OCHIP: Jointly support Orange County Health Improvement Partnership (OCHIP) with key programmatic elements of project start-up and other required activities including OCHIP recruitment Foster a strong foundation for collaboration between PHS and community health partners and ensure that the programs are functioning and strategically linked with the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Gather information for the development of the Community Health Assessment (CHA) including working with the community to identify and analyze community health needs and assets Assist reporting mechanisms and processes, provide feedback to various stakeholders on a regular basis and collaborate with community health partners in continuous improvement activities DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate for the PHPA will possess three (3) or more years of project management experience in Health Care and Wellness and one (1) or more years of supervisory experience. An advanced degree in related field is highly desirable. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Project Management Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Manages medium to large projects utilizing strong organizational skills Assigns and delegates work to project team members, establishes expectations and monitors activities Gathers and evaluates data for health planning (including assessment and priority setting) Determines timelines and sets project goals and objectives that aligned with departmental and County priorities Understands and applies public health policies and best practices Utilizes Quality Management and Improvement principles Understands epidemiological terminology, calculations and trends Uses technology to create reports. presentations, charts and graphs Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook at an advance or expert level of proficiency Innovation l Creativity Facilitates creation, innovation PHS print and digital collateral including website in conjunction with Public Information Officer(s) Exhibits innovation and creativity in identifying and resolving problems to achieve desired results Finds and acts on new opportunities and present ideas for enhancing program operations Anticipates and/or promptly responds to program mandates and/or organizational changes by being resourceful and obtaining information to justify the implementation of change Leadership l Management Demonstrates leadership/management skills to direct and ensure delivery of efficient high-quality services Coaches, motivates and inspires staff to achieve performance and productivity standards Makes decisions in a fair and consistent manner that fosters a supportive working environment that reflects the Agency's values Establishes and develops collaborative relations with County agencies/departments and other jurisdictions that support the delivery of services Establishes clear direction and vision that represents strategic thinking, planning, organizing, analysis, and decision-making Identifies and resolves technical issues and problems through good judgment and decision making using technical expertise Oral | Written Communication Skills Effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing, with department staff, community partners and the public to accurately convey both substance and intent Engages community partners and stakeholders and establishes and maintains strong relationships Adapts communication style to a variety of audiences and/or situations Informs superiors and staff of critical information for performing job responsibilities and delivering services Displays proficiency in handling difficult conversations with all levels of staff MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager I 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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 | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview 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 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 Patricia Fallon at (714) 834- 4635 or pfallon @ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Supervisor In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment will establish an open eligible list and may be used to fill immediate and future Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Supervisor vacancies within the County of Orange - OC Public Works. T he eligible list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the same occupational series. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be closing at 11:59 PM (PST) Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OC 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. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange Public Works has an excellent opportunity within the Geospatial Services unit for a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Supervisor overseeing the GIS applications Group. This group is responsible for overseeing custom web application development using a variety of different programming languages. The GIS Supervisor also trains, assigns, supervises, and monitors work of GIS Analysts, Specialists, Technicians and other related positions. This position is distinguished from the GIS Analyst by responsibility for the full supervision and oversight of the most complex countywide GIS projects. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in a Geographic Information Systems related field including Computer Science and Information Systems and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience operating, maintaining, implementing automated mapping or geographic information systems which would have applied or developed the required knowledge and abilities listed above. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Expert knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Portal/ArcGIS Online. Expert knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Javascript, HTML/CSS, VB, C++/C# among others. Knowledge of SQL Server, and SQL queries/programming. Knowledge of AutoCAD and other CAD products. WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION Develops and prepares presentations and reports of geographic, environmental, and demographic information using spatial-statistical-data workflow models to inform and update management of project status. ANALYZING AND INTERPRETING DATA Ability to perform complex analytical, tabular, and spatial queries. Ability to integrate GIS with other databases and systems, such as Workorder Management/Computerized Maintenance management, Customer Relationship Management, Land Management Systems, among others. Knowledge of Business Intelligence software. Performs complex analysis of countywide and regional GIS data to support homeland security, public safety, emergency preparedness, 911 dispatching, law and justice, planning, and other groups by resolving their geospatial questions with GIS data and processes. SUPERVISORY/LEADERSHIP SKILLS Builds good working relationships with internal and external customers to achieve department's objectives. Identifies projects and coordinates resources to ensure successful completion of projects and achieve organizational goals and objectives. Makes sound decisions under pressure. Lead by example by having technical and interpersonal skills to direct the work of seasoned staff and mentor those with less experience. Ability to delegate tasks to those employees best-equipped to handle task, while still ensuring accuracy and timely completion of tasks. Effective communication both in directing the work and receiving information from subordinates and management. Promote a culture of valuing staff and their contribution. Click here to view the minimum qualifications and the physical requirements, mental requirements, and environmental and working conditions for the Geographic Information Supervisor (GIS) Veterans Employment Preference (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable 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. Structured 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. 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. 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 . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Leonard Waki at leonard.waki@ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/11/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Full Time
Information Technologist I (Web Developer) This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment is scheduled to close at 11:59 PM (PST) on Monday, May 17, 2021. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Information Technologist I positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. REGISTRAR OF VOTERS The Registrar of Voters , a nationally recognized and award-winning agency, is responsible for conducting elections, verifying petitions and maintaining voter records in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.6 million active registered voters. The department receives funding from the County's General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions. The Registrar of Voters' staff includes 49 full-time employees, numerous Election Aides (temporary and part-time staff) and thousands of volunteers representing the broad spectrum of Orange County's population. The office has conducted more elections in a short period than at any other time since the County was established in 1889. The department is responsible for all components of election management, including voter registration, poll worker and polling place recruitment, ballot creation, voting system security, ballot processing and vote tallying, community outreach and education, and candidate services such as candidate filing and campaign finance. The Orange County Registrar of Voters prides itself on being a leader in the international and national elections community, working to continually innovate and create new and better ways to serve the public. The department values creativity, originality, initiative and a strong dedication to customer service. THE OPPORTUNITY The Registrar of Voters (ROV) is recruiting for an experienced Information Technologist I to support IT operations within the department. This includes web development for the department's website, support of all election operations, and supporting all technical needs for the department. The position is required to work in many IT functional areas, including systems administration, web development, querying databases and security. Additionally, the position will be required to learn and operate election specific machinery, and systems. The position is expected to enforce procedures in order to ensure 100% accuracy for ballot preparation and counting. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Information Computer Science, Information Computer Technology, Information Systems, or in a related field and one or more plus years of professional experience in the areas of web development and Linux administration. Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience is a plus. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: Information Technology Knowledge | Software Application Experience Website development and management, including HTML, Apache, PHP, CSS and JavaScript Knowledge of the system administration of a Content Management System; updating templates or HTML Knowledge of system administration of web servers and website infrastructure Supporting enterprise desktop hardware from Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, and others Installing, configuring, and supporting Microsoft Windows Managing mobile devices using an MDM such as MobileIron or Intune Imaging enterprise desktops, providing remote assistance, and/or deploying software remotely Planning and implementing system upgrades, test hardware and software for functionality and compatibility Resolving incidents over the phone or via email Coordinating large scale deployments and moves of desktops, printers, and other equipment with customers ensuring minimal impact to business Preparing and maintaining documentation of department processes and procedures Documented experience leading and implementing projects from start to finish Coordination of application build releases Problem Solving | Analytical Skills Identifying and resolving challenging technical issues and problems or researching possible solutions Making strategic judgments and evaluating the impact of information technology decisions Analyzing problems and proposing solutions while dealing with changing priorities Planning, organizing and implementing projects to meet established time frames Involve others as appropriate and gather information from a variety of sources 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 Generating consensus and building collaborative relationships to achieve common goals Thriving in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities Establishing and maintaining productive professional relationships to facilitate business transactions Demonstrating empathy toward others, respect for individuals and appreciation of diversity among team members 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Information Technologist I classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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. (Please note: Official/ Unofficial Transcripts MUST be attached prior to filing date in order to show proof of Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field) Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview 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. 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. Please Note: The information you provide on your application and/or response to the supplemental questions may be used as a scoring device, so please be thorough and complete in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information. 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 http://www.governmentjobs.com FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jeffrey Hentzen at (714) 834-2892 or Jeffrey.Hentzen@ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/17/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Full Time
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST I SALARY INFORMATION Occupational Therapist I $44.72 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This position 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. Applicants are encouraged to apply right away. This recruitment will establish an Open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Occupational Therapist I positions within Health Care Agency, California Children's Services . 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 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 seven (7) service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE PROGRAM California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program (MTP) provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. For detailed information on California Children's Services click here . THE OPPORTUNITY: The California Children's Services (CCS), Medical Therapy Program (MTP) is recruiting for an entry level Occupational Therapist to provide medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to: Administers therapeutic evaluation and complete written reports electronically Provides treatment for children from birth to 21 years of age who have neurological, neuromuscular, and/or complex orthopedic conditions Works closely with the children and their families to promote maximum function and development Performs treatment in a center based program Attends Individualized Education Program (IEP) Conducts consultation in the home and school settings Completes daily documentation regarding treatment sessions Works collaboratively with other team members to assure that children and their families are provided with appropriate Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and training to maximize the child's function Opportunities may be in any one of the following twelve Medical Therapy Unit locations: Anaheim (2 MTUs), Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Placentia, Santa Ana, Tustin, or Westminster. Physical Therapist I works a 4/10 schedule with four 10 hour workdays and one weekday off. The weekday that is off is determined by the Medical Therapy Unit and program's needs. Work schedule may change to meet CCS department needs. The County of Orange does not provide sponsorship for HB-1 applicants. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have training performing similar job responsibilities listed above. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Principles and methods of occupational therapy and skill in administering occupational therapy Current research and clinical treatment approaches in the diagnosis served by the CCS Medical Therapy Program Skeletal anatomy, kinesiology, neurology, range of motion, muscle testing procedures, and basic pathology involved in neuromuscular and/or orthopedic handicaps Scope of occupational therapy practice and current treatment models/frames of reference for treatment of children with physical disabilities Psychological impacts of chronic disability on the child throughout various stages of development Social and psychological impacts to the family of a child with chronic disabilities and health care needs Normal and abnormal child development Construction and/or use of adaptive equipment and splints/orthoses Appropriate durable medical equipment that meets the medical, functional and safety needs of the child How to effectively design and implement an occupational therapy program that best meets the needs of the child and their family within the context of the environment and community the child functions within Proficient in using Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication | Collaboration & Team Work Interacting with families in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communications skills Establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with staff, colleagues, physicians, outside agencies, county personnel, and the general public Maintaining regular communication with supervisor regarding caseload Keeping accurate records for assigned caseload Participating in assessment activities as a member of a multidisciplinary team MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Occupational Therapist I minimum qualifications, including Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions click here . 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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. Online Assessment | Multiple Choice (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. 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 Sally Teramura at STeramura@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324 . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Full Time
PHYSICAL THERAPIST I SALARY INFORMATION Physical Therapist I $44.72 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This position 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. Applicants are encouraged to apply right away. This recruitment will establish an Open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Physical Therapist I vacancies with Health Care Agency, California Children's Services . 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 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 seven (7) service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE PROGRAM California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program (MTP) provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. For detailed information on California Children's Services click here . THE OPPORTUNITY: The California Children's Services (CCS), Medical Therapy Program (MTP) is recruiting for an entry level Physical Therapist to provide treatment for children from birth to 21 years of age who have neurological, neuromuscular, and/or complex orthopedic conditions. Physical Therapist I classification requires no experience. The California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program (MTP) provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. Additional responsibilities of the Physical Therapist I will also include but are not limited to: Administers therapeutic evaluation and complete written reports electronically Works closely with patients and their families to promote maximum function and development Provides treatment in a center based program Provides consultation in the MTU, community and home setting Completes daily documentation regarding treatment sessions Works collaboratively with other team members to assure that patients and their families are provided with appropriate bracing, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and training to maximize the patient's function Opportunities may be in any one of the following twelve Medical Therapy Unit locations: Anaheim (2 MTUs), Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Placentia, Santa Ana, Tustin, or Westminster. Physical Therapist I works a 4/10 schedule with four 10 hour workdays and one weekday off. The weekday that is off is determined by the Medical Therapy Unit and program's needs. Work schedule may change to meet CCS department needs. The County of Orange does not provide sponsorship for HB-1 applicants. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following: Technical Knowledge | Experience Current research and clinical treatment approaches in the diagnosis served by the CCS Medical Therapy Program Scope of physical therapy practice and current treatment models/frames of reference for treatment of patients with childhood - onset physical disabilities Psychological impacts of chronic disability on the patient throughout various stages of development Social and psychological impacts to the family of a patient with chronic disabilities and health care needs Understanding appropriate durable medical equipment that meets the medical, functional, and safety needs of the patient Being analytical on how to effectively design and implement a physical therapy program that best meets the needs of the patient and their family within the context of the environment and community the child functions Proficient use of Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication | Collaboration & Team Work Interacting with families in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner Understanding the social and psychological impacts to the family of a patient with chronic disabilities and health care needs Having excellent written and verbal communications skills Maintaining regular communication with supervisor regarding caseload Keeping accurate and organize caseload records and reports Participating in an assessment activities as a member of multidisciplinary team MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Physical Therapist I minimum qualifications, including Physical Requirements and Environmental conditions click here. 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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. Online Assessment | Multiple Choice (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, Human Resource Services 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 . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Sally Teramura at STeramura@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324 . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Full Time
PHYSICAL THERAPIST II SALARY INFORMATION Physical Therapist II $49.86 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION : Physical Therapist II's who are Board Certified in Pediatric Specialist shall receive, in addition to his or her salary, the equivalent of three hundred fourteen dollars (314) monthly (approximately one hundred forty-five dollars (145) bi-weekly). This position 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. Applicants are encouraged to apply right away. This recruitment will establish an Open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Physical Therapist II vacancies with Health Care Agency, California Children's Services . 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 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 seven (7) service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE PROGRAM California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program (MTP) provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. For detailed information on California Children's Services click here . THE OPPORTUNITY: The California Children's Services (CCS), Medical Therapy Program (MTP) is seeking an experienced Physical Therapist to perform more advanced or specialized treatments to children from birth to 21 years of age who have neurological, neuromuscular, and/or complex orthopedic conditions. The California Children's Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program (MTP) provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services in Medical Therapy Units (MTU) located in public school settings. Additional responsibilities of the Physical Therapist II will also include but are not limited to: Administers comprehensive physical therapy evaluations, treatment and related follow up services and complete detailed written reports electronically Provides physical therapy, including selection and use of assistive medical technology Works closely and effectively with the children and their families to promote maximum function and development Provides treatment in a center based program Participates in Individualized Education Program (IEP) and provides consultation in the home and school settings Completes daily comprehensive documentation regarding treatment sessions Works collaboratively with other team members to assure that children and their families are provided with appropriate Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and training to maximize the child's function. Formulates individualized intervention outcomes and activities with parents and other providers Opportunities may be in any one of the following twelve Medical Therapy Unit locations: Anaheim (2 MTUs), Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Placentia, Santa Ana, Tustin, or Westminster. The Physical Therapist II works a 4/10 schedule with four 10 hour days per week with one weekday off which is determined based on the Medical Therapy Unit's needs. Work schedule may change to meet CCS department needs. The County of Orange does not provide sponsorship for HB-1 applicants. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess one (1) or more years of full time pediatric experience or two (2) or more years combined experience in treating patients with neuromuscular diseases and childhood onset disabilities. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Knowledge | Experience Obtaining medical data through physical therapy evaluation process using appropriate assessment tools Developing treatment plan with measurable goals Selecting and implementing treatment methods that develop, improve and retain functioning skills Understanding of medical terminology used in physical therapy Creating treatment sessions to maximize patient participation Recommending treatment plan alternatives appropriately Constructing and/or using of adaptive equipment and splints/orthoses Using and recommending appropriate durable medical equipment that meets the medical, functional, and safety needs of the patient Designing and implementing a physical therapy program that best meets the needs of the patient and their family within the context of the environment and community the patient functions within Proficient use of Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Communication | Collaboration & Team Work Interacting with families in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner Having excellent written and verbal communications skills Maintaining regular communication with supervisor regarding caseload Keeping accurate and organize caseload records and reports Participating in an assessment activities as a member of multidisciplinary team MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Physical Therapist II minimum qualifications, including Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions click here. 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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. 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 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, Human Resource Services 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 . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Linny Pham at lipham@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324 . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Full Time
OC Fleet Services Parts Technician In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future openings for Warehouse Worker III positions. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. Deadline to apply: Monday, May 9 at 11:59PM PST 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. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. OC FLEET SERVICES OC Fleet Services delivers vehicle management services to over 3,000 County-owned vehicles and equipment in County agencies and departments. This includes general maintenance, repair services and managing enforcement of vehicle rules and regulations. Click here for more information about OC Public Works . Click here for more information about County of Orange . THE OPPORTUNITY On an annual basis, OC Fleet Services issues over 180 thousand automotive parts per year at a total value of $2.8 million to keep County of Orange vehicles moving. The OC Fleet Services Parts Technician is instrumental in facilitating the procurement and issuing of automotive parts for the County's team of Fleet Technicians. As a knowledgeable and customer service-orientated Parts Technician, this position ensures that the right part is provided at the right time to keep part inventories low and reduce waste within a heavy operational automotive shop. The job duties include but are not limited to: Maintaining an inventory of diverse automotive parts ranging from simple and easily procured parts to complex and hard to find parts Processing parts orders and routing the requested items to the requestor in a timely manner Communicating and coordinating with vendors to research and procure necessary items and solve shipping and delivery issues Maintaining accurate and complete records of supplies and parts that are issued and received Reduce waste by implementing and following sound inventory control practices Investigating inventory discrepancies to locate and correct errors Assist in conducting the annual inventory audit and ongoing cycle counts DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate is an auto parts specialist with 2 to 3 years of experience identifying, procuring, managing and delivering automotive parts. Further, the ideal candidate will possess ASE Parts Specialist certification or be willing and able to do so within a year of appointment. In addition to the desirable qualifications, the most successful candidates will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Extensive knowledge of automotive parts and accessories used in light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles Knowledge of inventory control principles Understanding of and ability to conduct physical counts, cycle counts and inventory counts Knowledge of the "first-in, first-out" principle of inventory management Knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), fleet management software, inventory control software and asset management software Some familiarity with contracts, invoicing and procurement ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS & ATTENTION TO DETAIL Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to minimize and avoid errors in documentation and inventory counts Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced, heavy operational shop environment Anticipate and minimize unexpected issues and situations by promptly resolving and addressing the issue and/or situation Ability to maintain a strong knowledge of stock on hand and request suitable alternate parts if necessary COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with a range of individuals, including county employees, outside vendors, retailers, supervisors and managers, both orally and in writing Ability to solve problems and issues with tact and diplomacy Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with employees, managers, vendors and retailers SAFETY CONSCIOUS Ability to safety navigate a heavy operation automotive shop in order to minimize accidents and injuries Knowledge of and ability to utilize safe lifting techniques Ability to safely handle common fluids and chemicals used in automotive shops MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Warehouse Worker III . REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid Class C drivers license or higher is required by the date of appointment and maintained throughout employment Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable 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. Application Appraisal Panel (Pass/Fail): The applications submitted will be reviewed and scored by a panel of subject matter experts. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions completely and ensure that any licenses/certifications are attached. Online Exam (Pass/Fail): Candidates will be required to answer job-related multiple choice questions and/or identify various automotive parts. Only the highest scoring candidates will be invited to the next assessment in the recruitment. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel 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. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS : Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Zachary Gutierrez at (714) 667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 29, 2021
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE I Correctional Health Services In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 Comprehensive Care Nurse I positions within the Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain 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 may 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 seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES The Correctional Health Services (CHS) , Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance use counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY 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 reportParticipate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competencyParticipate in 5150 training; must pass and maintain certification (training will be provided)May perform other job related duties as needed The Comprehensive Care Nurse I is 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. The ACHS facility is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. 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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Nursing Training | Knowledge of: Chronic illnesses that are medical and mental health related such as: substance abuse disorders, etc. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Performing triage and assessment competently Performing emergency, medical, mental health, prenatal care and other specialized care Willing and having the ability to testify competently if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Adaptability | 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 providing compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Critical Thinking | Safety: Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Making sound clinical treatment decisions 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 must NOT have 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 Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). Correctional Health Services are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities, 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 applicants for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified applicants will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Online Assessment (Unproctored) | Multiple-Choice (Weighted 100%): Applicants who meet desirable qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Applicants will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified applicants 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 Raymond Mendoza at (714) 834-6755 or ramendoza@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
ASSISTANT MEDICAL DIRECTOR (Administrative Manager III - Specialty) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days.This recruitment will be open on acontinuousbasis and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager III positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may benegotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 six (6) service areas - Administrative & Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of CareCoordination,Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES Adult CorrectionalHealth Services provides medical, dental, nursing,mental healthand pharmaceutical services to all adult inmates in the County's five correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Assistant Medical Director in Correctional Health Services (CHS)is responsible for basic and emergencyhealth services for individuals incarcerated in the adult correctional facilities. The position will serve as the backup for the CHS Medical Director by fulfilling the Director's duties in their absence. Additional responsibilities of the Assistant Medical Director will include but are not limited to: Developing policy and clinical practice guidelines for CHS Clinical supervision of all medical and non-professional CHS staff, including direct supervision of Correctional Physicians (I/II/III), contracted Physicians, Dental staff, Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners and Administrative Managers Directing clinical care of inmates in the County jail systems Reviewing clinical cases as required by contractual agreements Providing direct patient care Participating in committees such as Quality Management Program, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Death Review, Critical Incident Review, Correctional Health Operations and the Accreditation Committee. Must possess a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration for Controlled Substances Level II, III, IV and National Provider Identifier (NPI) number. The incumbent must possess avalid Drug Addiction Treatment Act of2000 (DATA 2000) Waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine by date of hire . DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a valid Physician's and Surgeon's License issued by the Medical Board of California or a Physician's and Surgeon's License issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California anda valid Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Psychiatry. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Knowledge of: California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 15 Minimum Standard for Local Adult Facilities Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act Designated Facilities statutes and regulations Involuntary commitment procedures within the criminal justice system Correctional medical and mental health delivery system or similar health care systems Community standards of healthcare National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)accreditation standards Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Microsoft Office Suite andElectronic HealthRecord systems (e.g. EHR system) Medical and Technical Expertise: Performing and overseeing the provision of health care delivery Planning and preparing medical protocols and/or guidelines Monitoring and evaluating subspecialty and hospital utilization through managed care concept Developing and implementing solutions to improve outcomes and delivery of care, efficiencies, policies and procedures and seek best practices Testifying competently in court Leadership and Management: Leading and managing professional staff and forward focused teams by inspiring, motivating and empowering them to achieve CHS goals Coordinating the work of professional employees, establishing expectations and monitoring their work performance and activities Maintaining and enhancing quality patient care and holding staff accountable for quality of services Supervising and evaluating staff work performance Innovation andCollaboration: Bringing creative and innovative ideas to enhance and build upon the collaborative and solid work environment that already exists within CHS Fostering a collaborative approach across all service areasas well ascontract agencies,Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Department of Justice (DOJ)and other stakeholdersto support compliance and quality improvement efforts Interpersonal Skillsand Communication: Developing and delivering effective written and verbal communication with various audiences, i.e. Board of Supervisors, executive management, and other public entities Identifying and resolvingany issues and problems through good judgment and decision making utilizing technical expertise Composure and Safety: Maintaining a calm demeanor even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while at work Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must be in possession of a valid DATA Waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine by date of appointment Incumbents must not have or had any disciplinary actions or restrictions placed on medical licensure Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass a background investigation and maintain clearanceto 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, 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 Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilitiesare operated24 hours, 7 days a week; therefore,incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift, holidays and provide on-call availability, as needed Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to an offer and acceptance of employment MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Administrative Manager III-Specialty minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements 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, who have multiple and complex health, and 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 a variety of work shifts, as the correctionalfacilitiesare operated24 hours, 7 days a week and coverage is essential. The environment can be noisy and at times chaotic; may be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a "No Negotiations for Hostage" policy with 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. 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 | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview 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 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 Raymond Mendoza at (714) 834-6755 or ramendoza @ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist I) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 Behavioral Health Clinician I positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain 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 may 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 seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects 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 Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention 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, weekend and holiday shifts may be required. The Behavioral Health Clinician I may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group 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; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants 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 Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs 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 (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and 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 Proficiency with EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning 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 Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions for Behavioral Health Clinician I. Please note that a valid Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) number issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid ACSW, APCC or AMFT will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an APCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified applicants. After screening, only those applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. 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 E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail 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 Linny Pham at LiPham@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist I) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 Behavioral Health Clinician I positions within the Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain 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 may 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 seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES The Correctional Health Services , Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance use counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange has adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and recidivism rates. ACHS is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Clinicians in the CHS Mental Health Services and in the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program (JCRP) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning with the incarcerated population. The CHS Mental Health Program consists of services to Adults and Older Adult populations who are justice involved. The position provides professional counseling and treatment services for these populations exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in an institutional setting. The JCRP provides services within CHS, providing discharge planning and linkage services to Adults and Older Adult populations who are justice involved. The position provides extensive case management and collaboration with community partners to link clients for post release after care treatment. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Clinician I will include but are not limited to: Performing Psychosocial Mental Health evaluations, Drug Screenings and/or conducting needs assessments for facility mental health needs and referrals Providing both individual and group interventions utilizing a variety of evidence-based practices, conducting case management activities, facilitating referrals and linkages to community services and documenting services rendered Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients' current levels of functioning, symptoms and behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have a greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with Behavioral Health Services Agencies, Adult Correctional Health Services (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, and other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals in order to match level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervision and treatment Other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working with the severely mentally ill population and have case management experience, be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention and best practices for treating and engaging with the mentally ill clients Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Understanding of relapse prevention Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing 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) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and presenting information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must NOT have 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 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 Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities are a 24 hour, 7 days a week facilities, incumbents must be able to work weekends, evenings or night shifts and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions for Behavioral Health Clinician I. Please note that a valid Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) number issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid ACSW, APCC or AMFT will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an APCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify 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 e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. 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 E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail 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 Raymond Mendoza at ramendoza@ochca.com or (714) 834-6755. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANII (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 Behavioral Health Clinician II positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain 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 may 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 seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverseOrange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas, Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention 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, weekend and holidayshifts may be required. TheBehavioral Health ClinicianII may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group 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; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants 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 Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs 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 (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements May serve as a clinical lead for employees in the Behavioral Health Clinician I class DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, 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 EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning 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 Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsof Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an LPCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. 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. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) Apanelof job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. 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 E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail 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 contactLinny Phamat LiPham@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANII Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. 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 futureBehavioral Health Clinician IIpositions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain 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) monthsand may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust 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 ofseven service areas -Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health andStrategy and Special Projectsis committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES The Correctional Health Services , Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and 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 OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange has adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and recidivism rates. ACHS is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Cliniciansin the CHS Mental Health Services and inthe Jail to Community Re-Entry Program (JCRP) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning with the incarcerated population. The CHS Mental Health Program consists of services to Adults and Older Adult incarcerated populations who are justice involved. The position provides professional counseling and treatment services for these populations exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in an institutional setting. The JCRP provides services within CHS, providing discharge planning and linkage services to Adults and Older Adult incarcerated populations who are justice involved. The position provides extensive case management and collaboration with community partners to link clients for post release after care treatment. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health ClinicianII will include but are not limited to: Performing Psychosocial MH evaluation, Drug Screening and/or conduct needs assessments to facility mental health needs and referrals Providingboth individual and group interventions utilizing a variety of evidence-based practices, conduct case management activities, and facilitate referrals and linkages to community services, and document services rendered Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients current level of functioning, symptoms, behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Linking the target population to a continuum of treatment and supportive services upon release, including but not limited to counseling, medication support, housing, and transportation Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; and conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with BHS agencies,Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS), 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 in order to match clients level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervisions and treatment Other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, good decision making and problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working with the severely mentally ill population and have case management experience,be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention and best practices for treating and engaging with the mentally ill clients Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Understanding of relapse prevention Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing 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) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbentsmust NOT have 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 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 Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities are a 24 hour, 7 days a week facilities, incumbents must be able to work weekends, evenings or night shifts and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsfor Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with anLPCCnumber, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify 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 e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) Apanelof job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. 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 E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail 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 contactRaymond Mendoza at ramendoza@ochca.com or (714) 834-6755. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: