Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California, with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. 

Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents. Comprised of 19 cities and many established communities in the unincorporated area, it is the ninth most populous county in the state.

The most notable landmark in the county is Mount Diablo, rising 3,849 feet at the northern end of the Diablo Range. It is the centerpiece of Mt. Diablo State Park, one of many recreation areas residents and visitors can enjoy. The East Bay Regional Park District is comprised of more than 100,000 acres within 65 parks, including more than 1,200 miles of trails.

Our Mission: Contra Costa County is dedicated to providing public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses.

Our Vision: Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous life.

Our Values: Contra Costa County serves people, businesses and communities. Our organization and each one of our employees value:

  • Clients and communities
  • Accountability
  • Partnerships
  • Fiscal prudence
  • Quality Services
  • Organizational excellence

 

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64 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! Social Worker II vacancies are available on the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) and the Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. ASSIGNMENTS IN THE EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT (EHSD) The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care Community Connect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. A bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies ASSIGNMENTS IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE Come join the Contra Costa Public Defenders (CCPD) Office and be part of an interdisciplinary team that utilizes a holistic approach to ensure justice and help achieve the best possible outcome for adults and juveniles charged with crimes. CCPD Social workers assist staff attorneys in their representation of our clients in a variety of ways, including: Writing biopsychosocial reports and assessments of clients Identifying available social services in the community and connecting clients with those services Identifying issues of concern that may have led the person to involvement in the criminal justice system Developing plans to help people reintegrate with their communities after incarceration Advocating for community-based solutions as alternatives to custody We are looking for someone who has: The ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic statuses An understanding of the role of the public defender in advocating for indigent persons accused of crimes Great communications skills, oral and written The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exams: December 2020 (For applications received 8/10/20 - 11/15/20) March 2021 (For applications received 11/16/20 - 2/14/21) June 2021 (For applications received 2/15/21 - 5/9/21) Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure, Investigative, Psycho-Social, and Written Communication. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Probation Unit of CCC The Contra Costa County Probation Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacancies for the position of Juvenile Institution Officer I. The Probation Department has both temporary and permanent job openings. Juvenile Institution Officers may work at Juvenile Hall (Martinez) and the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility (Byron). Juvenile Institution Officers play an important role in the safety, security, and guidance of youths who are in custody and/or under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court. Promotional Opportunities: Juvenile Institution Officer I may promote to Juvenile Institution Officer II ( salary range $5,635 - $6,849) and Juvenile Institution Officer III (salary range $5,986 - $7,276). Other promotional opportunities for qualified employees may also exist. In addition to offering opportunities for professional growth, the County provides permanent employees with an outstanding benefits package. The Probation Department values integrity, fairness and excellence. The mission of the Probation Department is to have an unwavering commitment to justice, even in the face of adversity, an ethical application of the law, and a proven approach to rehabilitation. The Department's vision is to build a talented Probation team working collaboratively to create opportunities for those we serve; to experience a positive outcome that strengthens the individual and makes the community safe. We are looking for someone who: has strong communication skills and can effectively communicate with clients and other staff members; can be a positive role model and display empathy; is ethical, possesses integrity and values fairness and excellence; has the ability to maintain consistent and regular attendance; demonstrates strong interpersonal skills; will ensure safety and security; and can work closely with police officers, courts, parents and guardians. What you will typically be responsible for: The direction and supervision of the daily activities of detained youth - e.g., housekeeping, school, yard work, meals, showering, and recreational activities Providing situational counseling according to individual and group needs Explaining and participating in the enforcement of facility rules and regulations Providing transportation of youth within, to, and from facilities Supervising vocational work crews Documenting information, preparing written reports, and submitting evaluations Communicating with professionals and the parents / caregivers of youth Conducting searches of youth and facilities A few reasons you might love this job: You make a difference in the lives of youth The workplace is professional, nurturing and supportive There are opportunities for a flexible work schedule Competitive salary and benefits, with training provided Numerous career growth opportunities A few challenges you might face in this job: Interacting with volatile / aggressive youth Managing daily schedule of youth while ensuring policies and procedures are upheld in a facility that operates 24/7 Making reasonable decisions during times of volatility and stress Coping with exposure to stressful situations Having to physically intervene when youth are attempting to cause harm to others Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in behavioral science fields such as criminology, corrections, social work, psychology or sociology. Substitution for Behavioral Science Course Work: One year of full-time (or equivalent to 2080 hours) of experience working in a secure detention facility, Juvenile Camp and/or Ranch Program may be substituted for 6 semester units or 9 quarter units towards the behavioral science course work requirement. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age Requirement: At least 21 years of age. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. This will include a physical agility test, as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code. Background: 1) Successful completion of a thorough background investigation and psychological evaluation, as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code; and 2) shall not have been convicted of a felony as an adult or juvenile in this or any other state or in a federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working in a correctional institution or a branch of law enforcement Bachelor's Degree in Criminology, Corrections, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or other closely related field Experience working with emotionally traumatized youth Experience teaching youth in a school setting Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Board of State and Community Corrections (BCSS) - Multiple Choice Assessment : Candidates that possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the Board of State and Community Corrections: Selection Examination for the Adult Corrections Officer, Juvenile Corrections Officer, and Probation Officer Classifications for Local Corrections - Multiple Choice Assessment. The assessment is designed to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to written communication (spelling & grammar), reading comprehension (identifying a difference & understanding passages), applying rules (logic sequences, appropriate placement, level of priority, forms, & scenarios). and basic math (addition & subtraction). For more information, please visit http://www.bscc.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/COB.pdf . (Weight 100%) Physical Requirements: Those candidates who successfully pass the written exam may be required to pass drug screening, a physical agility test and/or a functional capacity evaluation pursuant to California Government Code section to 1031 prior to progressing further in the hiring process. Background Investigation: A Juvenile Institution Officer job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough background investigation. This includes written and oral psychological screening as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code. The background investigation also includes a criminal record investigation. Individuals will not be hired for this position if they have been convicted of a felony, as a juvenile or adult, in any state or federal jurisdiction or if they have committed an offense in another state or federal jurisdiction that would have been a felony if committed in this state. In evaluating candidates for this position, the Probation Department will additionally consider areas such as illegal drug use, driving record, financial responsibility, previous employment, honesty, and general conduct. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES (updated 12/01/2020) : January 8, 2021 January 22, 2021 February 5, 2021 February 19, 2021 March 5, 2021 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Probation Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill the role of Director of the Office of Reentry and Justice. Under direction of the County Probation Officer-Exempt, Director of the Office of Reentry and Justice, holds the leadership position in developing, implementing and supporting the policies, initiatives, information and services administered by the Contra Costa County Office of Reentry and Justice (ORJ). The role of Director of the Office of Reentry and Justice is a single-position classification at the level of program Director. This position reports directly to the County Probation Officer - Exempt or her/his designee. The Probation Department values integrity, fairness and excellence. The mission of the Probation Department is to have an unwavering commitment to justice, even in the face of adversity, an ethical application of the law, and a proven approach to rehabilitation. The Department's vision is to build a talented team working collaboratively to create opportunities for those we serve; to experience a positive outcome that strengthens the individual and makes the community safe. We are looking for someone who: is ethical, possesses integrity and values fairness and excellence. can be a positive role model and displays empathy. possesses demonstrated cooperation and teamwork while working within and across divisions and teams. collaborates with others to achieve shared goals. can identify and analyze problems in order to propose new ways to do business - innovative problem solving. prioritizes the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness - fiscally responsible. demonstrates concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard or excellence - results driven. works skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries - politically astute. What you will typically be responsible for: Establishing and maintaining policies, services, controls and reports for the effective and efficient delivery of services Establishing and maintaining goals, objectives and plans for carrying out the functions of the ORJ Working with County Departments and community based organizations to advance the County's reentry and justice related services Planning, coordinating and ensuring implementation of major reentry and justice system projects Directing procurement efforts of the County's reentry and justice related services, including writing requests for proposals/qualifications, overseeing associated review of qualification processes, and developing resultant contracts with identified providers Ensuring the County's reentry and justice related services are implemented successfully are aligned between AB 109-funded services and the County's larger reentry system Representing the ORJ at a variety of meetings Developing public outreach and community engagement to promote community awareness and interpret policy and objectives for County reentry efforts A few reasons you might love this job: It is rewarding and you will be making a difference in the community You will be working to improve the reentry system There will be a good balance of teamwork and autonomy The workplace is professional, nurturing and supportive There are opportunities for a flexible work schedule A few challenges you might face in this job: Fiscal uncertainty/limited resources and budget Managing your time with numerous responsibilities and changing priorities Delays in the hiring process Data management/capacity of CBO Increasing demands of advocates Competencies required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration: Demonstrating cooperation and teamwork while working within and across divisions and teams Managing Organizational Complexity: Maneuvering through complex political situations and functions within the organization Thinking & Acting Systematically: Formulating objectives and priorities, and implementing plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment Organizational Systems Thinking: Comprehending the organization as a system of integrated and interdependent functions Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration, urban planning, government, social work, education, finance, law or criminal justice. Experience: Five (5) years of full time, or its equivalent, increasingly responsible experience in planning, developing and managing reentry and/or justice programs. Substitution: Possession of a Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in public policy, planning, social work, public or business administration, finance, education, law, or criminal justice may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Desirable Qualifications : Possession of a Master's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university Experience with public sector procurements Experience with public sector budgeting Experience developing grant proposals and managing large grants Experience developing performance metrics and quality improvement systems Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Interview: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an oral interview. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to: critical thinking, delivering results, legal and regulatory navigation, professional integrity and ethics, action and results focused, thinking and acting systematically, and organizational systems thinking. (Weight: 100%) The interview is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) the first week of January. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County is looking to fill an exciting opportunity for Driver Clerk. While Driver Clerk is a county-wide position, there is currently one (1) vacancy in the Library Department. While working in the Library, Driver Clerks work in the shipping unit moving library materials between 26 community libraries, Juvenile Hall, Administration, and other locations. Driver Clerks are responsible for loading and unloading vehicles and assisting with the delivery of equipment, such as tables, canopies, and other materials. We are looking for someone who is: Punctual Customer service focused Experienced with delivery service Able to work both independently and as part of a team Adaptable to a changing environment What you will typically be responsible for: Safely driving a vehicle and following all relevant driving laws Driving for scheduled hours along a preset route with multiple stops Sorting bins of up to 50 pounds each Sorting materials into trucks prior to delivery Following ergonomic protocols to ensure proper lifting, lowering, and carrying A few reasons you might love this job: Collaborative and helpful coworkers Opportunity to work independently while driving your route Knowing you are part of a team that is essential to the community Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: Prior delivery experience Prior customer service experience Certification or training in defensive driving Tentative Recruitment Schedule Remote Multiple Choice Exam: December 17-21, 2020 Tentative Final Selection Interviews: TBD Target Start Date: TBD To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. proficiency, or high school equivalency certificate. License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license as required to perform the essential job functions of the position. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process and/or possession of a valid State of California Class B Driver's license when assigned to operate the Bookmobile, and Experience: Six (6) months experience as a Bindery Worker or Storeroom Clerk in Contra Costa County, or Experience: One (1) year of full time, or its equivalent, experience driving a vehicle for a professional service or agency or sorting, delivery, and pick up of transmittal mail. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for an invitation to the next phase of the examination. An evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions that measure but are not limited to the above competencies. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving preschool children 2.5-6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university; or possession of an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units; and two (2) adult supervision units; or possession of a Bachelors degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units plus three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a preschool teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Nov 24, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in an entry-level Building Plan Checker position, located in our Concord office. The Building Plan Checker I, under close supervision, is responsible for performing a variety of duties which include processing permit and plan check applications, updating and using the automated permit processing system to issue permits, and performing other related duties as required. Although the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District currently has an opening, this recruitment may also be used to fill any future openings in the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development. We're looking for someone who is: Professional Conscientious Patient Dependable A problem solver Has integrity What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting customers at the front counter Answering questions on the permitting process Processing applications and plans for permits Reviewing permit applications for completeness of submittal Processing fee payments and creating receipts Scheduling inspections A few reasons you might love this job: There is a lot of variety Become a member of a great team The work is important to the overall mission of the Fire District A few challenges you might face in this job: High volume of work and conflicting deadlines Your customers will include some people with difficult personalities and/or high expectations. Shifting priorities Competencies Required: Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation : Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Self-Management : Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing : Proactively obtaining and sharing information Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Impact : Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Tentative Recruitment Schedule Tentative Structured Interviews: Week of December 14, 2020 Tentative Final Selection Interviews: February 5, 2021 Target Start Date: TBD To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve (12) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in the processing and issuance of building permits or experience in construction which provided knowledge of building plans and the Uniform Building Code. Substitution for Experience: 9 semester or 12 quarter units from an accredited college in construction technology or closely related field may be substituted for the required experience. Desirable Qualifications: Certification as a Permit Technician Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Structured Oral Interviews: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. 4. Final Selection Interviews: Will be scheduled by the department, once the eligible list is established. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Investigative Unit Contra Costa County's District Attorney's Office is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill at least one vacancy in the District Attorney Case Preparation Assistant classification. As a member of the District Attorney's Office Investigations Division you will have the opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding environment. You will be an important part of team focused on seeking justice for the members of our community. The mission of the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime. A Case Preparation Assistant assigned to the Investigations Division plays a critical role, by assisting our sworn Senior Inspectors (Investigators) and Prosecutors in the multi-faceted mission of preparing to present a case for prosecution in court on behalf of the citizens of Contra Costa County. You will work with members of our law enforcement partner agencies, as well as assisting witnesses and victims of crimes. We are looking for someone who: Values honesty and integrity and conducts themselves ethically Uses common sense and displays intelligence Works hard and is conscientiousness about their actions and work products Is willing to learn new things and can adapt to changing situations Works well with others, is courteous, possess collegiality and collaborates well with others What you will typically be responsible for: Preparing trial binders, index materials and redacting documents Collecting, organizing and disseminating criminal discovery in felony cases Evaluating case files for completeness of discovery Obtaining documents and evidence from a variety of sources to assist in trials Complying with formal and informal discovery orders Maintaining the security, integrity and chain of custody of case evidence Locating victims and witnesses, thus becoming the liaison for the Office with that victim or witness Assisting Senior Inspectors at the scene of a search warrant service by participating in the collection and preservation of evidence, as well as photography assignments Assisting in the operation of the District Attorney's Office Evidence Room Collection / return of evidence to / from partner law enforcement agencies Assisting prosecutors by working with audio / video equipment to prepare evidence items for court presentation Transporting of witnesses and victims for court appearances Writing reports to document your investigative activities Testify in court regarding your investigative activities Operating digital audio and video recording equipment and duplicate media, if needed A few reasons you might love this job: You will have an opportunity to work with a dedicated staff, in an environment that provides for an excellent opportunity to succeed, thus making a real difference in our county The personal satisfaction that comes from assisting the most vulnerable and deserving members of our community, by bringing justice to themselves and their families Working conditions, equipment, training opportunities, and an excellent team environment A few challenges you might face in this job: There may be days requiring extended work hours. Interactions with victims and witnesses who may be frustrated and disappointed in the criminal justice system. Working for a law enforcement organization at a time when law enforcement personnel are faced with an unprecedented number of challenges. Competencies Required: Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Successful completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least one course in the behavioral sciences such as Psychology, Sociology or Administration of Justice or a closely related field. Experience: Two years full-time experience or its equivalent performing background checks and investigations to locate people and/or serving various legal documents, including subpoenas. Substitution for Education: Two additional years of full-time or its equivalent qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education. Substitution for Experience: Successful completion of an additional 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working within the criminal justice system and / or within a law office. Bachelor's Degree or higher in Psychology, Sociology or Administration of Justice or a closely related field Bilingual communication skills. Familiarity with electronic hardware and software systems. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple Choice Assessment: A multiple choice assessment will be conducted to measures candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: analyzing and interpreting data, critical thinking and writing (Weighted 40%) Oral Interview: Candidates that achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice assessment will be invited to participate in an oral interview. The oral interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to: Professional integrity and ethics, adaptability, self-management, project management and oral communication (Weighted 60%) The Multiple Choice Exam is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) the third week of December. The Oral Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place the fourth week of December. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
The Position THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Nursing Assistants to assist licensed nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an inpatient setting at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living. Additional duties include transporting patients to appointments; taking and recording vital signs; obtaining stool and urine specimens; and other required patient care activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Exercise good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Follow oral and written directions Work as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Perform difficult physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion to control patient behavior Ensure that patients receive the proper meals prescribed by their physicians Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work under stress Ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Attention to detail Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. Typical Tasks Assists patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living Transports patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital Observes and records patients' temperatures, respiration, pulse, blood pressures, intake and output, and weight Obtains stool and urine samples Prepares rooms for admission and post discharge room cleaning Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Assists patients in and out of bed Charts observations of the patient in the medical record and reports observations to the nurse in charge Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Maintains supplies including ordering and stocking May serve on a Code Gray Team May be required to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Attends staff meetings and other inservice training as required Performs other indirect care activities as required Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Within six (6) months of hire must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center approved Crisis Management and Prevention Certificate. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CNA AND CURRENT CPR or BLS CERTIFICATE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aides Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications from Licensed Vocational Nurses who are interested in performing technical nursing duties. In an inpatient setting, under the supervision of registered professional nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform a wide range of patient care activities including general bedside nursing and patient hygiene, safety and comfort. They perform catheterizations, enemas, nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations; take and record vital signs and chart observations. They care for tracheotomy, jejunostomy, colostomy, and chest tubes. Licensed Vocational Nurses sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs, including narcotics, and under direction, prepare and administer medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly or orally. In some assignments, they may also adjust the flow rates of intravenous solutions containing no medications. In an ambulatory care setting, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform general nursing care under the direction of a registered Nurse or a provider. They prepare and administer medications including immunizations subcutaneously, intramuscularly, orally or topically; sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics. They are responsible for applying dressing, compresses and soaks; taking and recording vital signs; documenting patient observations and nursing activities in patient records; and performing discharge duties To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Gives general direct nursing care under direction of a Registered Nurse and/or provider Maintains patient personal hygiene, safety and comfort Performs catheterizations and enemas Under direction, prepares and administers medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly, topically or orally Signs out and is responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics Under direction gives colostomy care, including irrigations Applies dressings, compresses and soaks Under direction performs nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations Following training, participates on Code Blue and Behavioral Response Teams as required Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration Assists in administering the nursing process to patients, including data/information gathering and implementing individual patient care plans as directed by a Registered Nurse and/or provider Obtains specimens Performs, reports, and documents patient observations and nursing activities in patient/hospital records Under direction cares for tracheotomy, jejustomy and chest tubes Performs routine care and cleaning of hospital equipment Performs routine nursing duties including making beds and lifting, moving, bathing and feeding patients May assist and participate in occupational, physical and respiratory therapy programs Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation Assists the Registered Nurse in identifying patient family learning needs and implements appropriate measures After special training functions as a Monitor Nurse in the Telemetry Unit Participates in orientation and on-the-job training of assigned personnel May perform clerical duties on units and in clinics Provide and promote excellence in customer services for both internal and external customers Upon assignment and after obtaining special training and State certification, may perform specialized nursing tasks such as starting and/or superimposing intravenous solutions and adjusting flow rates and blood withdrawal in accordance with LVN scope of practice and Hospital Policy. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid and unrestricted license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse issued by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Consumer Affairs. Experience: No experience required. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of hiring, all positions: (a) Must successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County. (b) When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department clearance. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position ** Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management ** Why join Contra Costa County? The County offers a wide breadth of opportunity! We currently have a vacancy in the Department of Information Technology. The Department of Information Technology is at the core of Contra Costa County and creates the foundation for every other department to succeed. We strive to stay ahead of the curve in security, automation, innovation, and general technology. This position offers the opportunity for significant contribution from start to finish whether it is adding new virtual servers or implementing new cloud-based solutions. Collaborate with multiple departments to resolve a variety of issues using innovative solutions. Expand the Department of Information Technology Data Center systems and upgrade outdated systems to current technology. If you are bored doing the same small thing over and over, you will love how much you can learn and the latitude you have with providing solutions. We are looking for someone who is: Understanding of enterprise IT in the Public Sector Knowledgeable in both Network and Systems troubleshooting principles and practices, specifically in a CISCO based environment A team player and collaborator A few reasons you might love this job: We offer flexible schedules You will work with a fun, collaborative, and experienced team There are opportunities to learn and develop your professional skills You will have some creative freedom to design and test Exposure to current bleeding-edge technologies in the industry There is a broad scope of work that impacts Contra Costa County and surrounding counties Pension and accelerated Deferred Compensation (retirement) programs Extra 2+ weeks of paid leave on top of separate vacation, sick, and floating holiday leaves A few challenges you might face in this job : Some of our departments need support 24/7 You will need to solve large scale problems You will need to foresee and estimate risks You will be involved in emergency response You may need to cross-train with technical staff You will need to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to manage projects You will experience resource and budgetary restraints Competencies Required: Adaptability - Responding positively to change & modifying behavior as the situation requires Critical Thinking - Analytically & logically evaluating information, propositions & claims Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning & conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Professional & Technical Expertise - Applying technical subject matter to the job Coaching & Developing Others - Supporting others in stretching & expanding their capabilities Customer Focus - Attending to the needs & expectations of customers Project Management - Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget & achieve their objectives Oral Communication - Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing - Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships - Establishing rapport & maintaining mutually productive relationships Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list(s) established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and would be used to fill vacant positions in other County Departments. Click here to apply for our Network Administrator I position! Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information processing, or a closely related field. Network Administrator II: Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in designing, installing, and helping to maintain complex multi-site Network Server Operating Systems, Systems administration including storage, virtualization, and cloud, at least one-year performing lead duties. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for an invitation to the next phase of the examination. An evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions that measure professional and technical expertise. (Weighted 100%) Tentative Multiple Choice Exam Scheduled for 12/14/20. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff? Contra Costa County's Office of the Sheriff has one (1) vacancy for the Network Administrator I. This position reports to an Information Systems Project Manager and works closely with a small network team. This position offers the opportunity for significant contribution from start to finish whether it's adding new virtual servers, or implementing new cloud-based solutions. If you are bored doing the same small thing over and over, you will love how much you can learn and the latitude you have with providing solutions. We are looking for someone who is: Understanding of enterprise IT in the Public Sector Knowledgeable in both Network and Systems troubleshooting principles and practices, specifically in a CISCO based environment A team player and collaborator What you will typically be responsible for: Works with different divisions to coordinate the design, development, acquisition and implementation of computer hardware, storage, software and data communications solutions Monitors and maintains computer servers, Storage Area Networks, virtualization technologies, cloud technologies and communications systems Uses standard analysis techniques to develop, design and implement solutions Installs and configures computer hardware and software Implements computer applications for different divisions Retrieves data and assists with transitioning data/operations between systems Administers remote logons, system security, data transfers, and remote activities A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with a fun, collaborative, and experienced team There are opportunities to learn and develop your professional skills You will have some creative freedom to design and test Exposure to current bleeding edge technologies in the industry There is a broad scope of work that impacts Contra Costa County and surrounding counties A few challenges you might face in this job : You will need to be able to solve large scale problems You will need to foresee and estimate risks You will be involved in emergency response You will need to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to manage projects You will experience resource and budgetary restraints Competencies Required: Adaptability - Responding positively to change & modifying behavior as the situation requires Critical Thinking - Analytically & logically evaluating information, propositions & claims Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning & conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Professional & Technical Expertise - Applying technical subject matter to the job Customer Focus - Attending to the needs & expectations of customers Project Management - Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget & achieve their objectives Oral Communication - Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing - Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships - Establishing rapport & maintaining mutually productive relationships You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. If you are also interested in the Network Administrator II position, please apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/2777915/network-administrator-ii?keywords=network%20admin&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information processing or a closely related field. Network Administrator I: Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in designing, installing, and helping to maintain complex multi-site Network Server Operating Systems, Systems administration including storage, virtualization and cloud. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Written Test: This will be an online, multiple-choice test that measures professional and technical expertise. (Weighted 100%) Tentative Multiple Choice Exam Scheduled for week of 12/14/20. Final Selection Interviews: Will be scheduled by the department once the eligible list is established. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 10, 2020
Full Time
The Position Are you ready to lead the County Library of one of the top 40 most populous and diverse counties in the Nation? Contra Costa County is seeking its next County Librarian! The candidate selected as the next County Librarian will have a passion for library services, and an avid desire to further expand opportunities for all residents of the County to enjoy the unique benefits provided by the local public libraries. Building upon the strong community support that currently exists; this Department Head will be inclusive, engaging and quickly able to gain the trust of library patrons. The County Librarian will have an awareness of and respect for cultural diversity, be effective and responsive in politically and ethnically diverse environments and accomplished at maintaining cooperative relations with diverse communities. The County Librarian will work with the County Administrator to identify disparities in racial equity and inclusiveness that exist in the delivery of library services and will implement strategies to reduce those disparities in the provision of services to the public. The ideal candidate understands that the library system is most successful when it works collaboratively with its partners and will feel equally comfortable building strong associations with community-based groups as with corporate businesses. This individual will also be adept at establishing and maintaining cohesive relationships with elected officials of partner cities, educational agencies and other governmental entities. The County Librarian will play a pivotal role in developing a common understanding, among stakeholders with different perspectives, around library initiatives and form coalitions to achieve better outcomes for the community. The County Librarian must balance a strategic and forward thinking approach with pragmatism and will possess the skills to translate big picture mission and goals into actions that enhance the operational delivery of library services. Recognizing that the County Librarian relies on others to achieve results, the ideal candidate will encourage library staff to take ownership of their projects, and work collaboratively while maintaining their individuality and independent thinking. The candidate selected will be considered a technical expert in library administration, manage the complex daily operations of the library, regularly assess budgetary data, technological trends and legislative activities that impact libraries, and lead the department team in making steady progress on a variety of library priorities. The Library is supported by an annual budget of $32.5 million, staffing of more than 200 FTE's as well as volunteer hours over 20,000. Candidates must have graduated from an American Library Association accredited graduate library school program, have five years of experience as a Public Library Director, Assistant Library Director or head of a major department in a public library serving a population of at least 250,000, demonstrating knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, including county government, and of the laws applicable to library service in California, and possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license at the time of hire. The annual salary range for this position is $150,814 - $202,106; with excellent benefits. To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: County Librarian To view the job description for this position, please click on the following link: County Librarian To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit the Teri Black & Company website at https://www.tbcrecruiting.com/Recruitments/Details/523 Please contact Tina White at 619.948.1786 or Teri Black at 424.296.3111 if you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 07, 2020
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity to fill 13 Full-Time Health Services Systems Analyst II positions assigned primarily to the Health Services Information Technology Unit located in Martinez, CA. Incumbents will be responsible for the ongoing professional support of Epic, Sharecare and mission-critical clinical, business and operational applications, reviewing, analyzing and evaluating system and/or service requests using structured techniques and methodology, managing some or all of a project from the initial fact-gathering meeting, developing and maintaining training environments and materials, and providing role-based education. Incumbents will also plan, implement, and organize activities relating to enterprise-wide application selection, deployment, optimization, and training. Incumbents will report to the Health Services Information Technology Supervisor or Manager. We are looking for someone who: Is a joyful and articulate collaborator, both verbally and in writing, and communicates clearly and professionally with staff, providers, and with outside vendors Is a passionate steward who shows initiative and follow-through Is a responsible innovator who effectively analyzes and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day, responding to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands Demonstrates empathy in handling customer needs and builds a trusting rapport with customers Excels at troubleshooting What you will typically be responsible for: Providing assessments of existing system capabilities, workflow, user requirements, options and outcomes, and evaluating the effectiveness of changes Supporting our customers in the proper use of applications, systems, and equipment Coordinating and documenting systems, projects and/or processes including end user training Helping to develop proposals for system modification/replacement including cost benefit analysis and resource requirements Developing detailed procedures on software installation and configuration A few reasons why you might love this job: Your work will impact the lives, health, and wellbeing of all residents (with a focus on the diverse, marginalized communities) and businesses in Contra Costa County This job encompasses a wide range of responsibilities as your day-to-day activities will be challenging keeping you stimulated and helping your career grow Professional development funds are available for each employee Offers a generous benefits package for you and your family A few challenges you might face in this job: After hours work might be required during system upgrades. Adapting to the frequency and timeliness of the regulatory changes Staff must adapt to new and ever-changing technology You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver products in tight timeframes Troubleshooting multiple interconnected systems Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Project Management : Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Analyzing & Interpreting Data : Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Self-Management : Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Desirable Qualifications: Database administration certifications from Microsoft or Oracle Certifications from Epic Experience working in the public sector Specific training in emotional intelligence and/or customer service Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve (12) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Periodically Until Filled Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Medical Informatics, Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of system analysis experience including two (2) years in a health care information systems environment, working with end users to extract, document and optimize data flow, implement hospital systems, and support applications and databases. Incumbents will have demonstrable project management experience in the role of technical or application team lead for a major complex project or direct experience as a project manager for smaller projects. Substitution for Education: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in one of the fields noted above may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Possession of a current Epic certification may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. Certification: May be required to obtain and maintain vendor specific certifications on the applications supported. The incumbent will be required to obtain the certification requested within 6 months of notification from the supervisor. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) vacant Infection Prevention and Control Program Manager - Project position located at the Detention units throughout Contra Costa County, CA. This position is responsible for specializing in the prevention and control of infectious diseases in the Detention units setting in addition to serving as a consultant to other departments and divisions within the County regarding infection control practices. This position is also responsible for providing oversight and implementation of the employee health program, including provision of Hepatitis B and Influenza immunizations and TB screening, managing of post blood/body fluid exposures, and providing other employee health services as required including investigation and follow-up of employee exposure to communicable illness. The incumbent will report to the Chief Nursing Officer-Exempt or its Designee in the Hospital and Health Centers OR Public Health Chief of Nursing and Clinical Services or its Designee in the Public Health Division. PLEASE NOTE: Positions in this classification are exempt from classified service and work in State and/or Federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. We are looking for someone who: Has a strong communication style - verbally and in writing, and communicates clearly and professionally with staff and community providers Works both independently and collaboratively Gathers and analyzes data and prepares reports Effectively analyzes and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day and responds to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of diverse populations What you will typically be responsible for: Educate employees and physicians on the most recent scientific information appropriate to Infection Control in the Detention setting The oversight of aseptic and sanitation practices Consult on Infection Control issues as they relate to the inmate population Monitoring all infection control practices by ensuring that they are in compliance with Federal and State regulations Working with programs to ensure that data required by the State is collected and submitted in a timely manner A few reasons why you might love this job: This highly valued role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities as your daily activities will vary and will be stimulating and enriching Your leadership will be used to improve the lives of the diverse, marginalized community that we serve You will spend your day with a strong team of people who are dedicated and passionate, and most importantly focusing on Contra Costa County's common mission and goals to serve our community A few challenges you might face in this job: Unpredictable daily workflow and work assignments You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver products in tight timeframes There is a lot of problem-solving when issues arise Competencies Required: Decision making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Handling and Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Desirable Qualifications: Experience administering programs that serve underserved and/or unserved populations. Knowledge of Detention health data, statistics, and care regulations (Title 15, CDC, OSHA, etc.) Understands the importance of Behavioral health care of inmates in the Detention setting. Works well with colleagues in the Infection Control department at the hospital. Understands the importance of educating both nursing and medical staff about Infection Control and prevention for the Detention setting. Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Periodically Until Filled Minimum Qualifications License / Certification Required : Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; AND a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience : Five (5) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital OR in a public health setting, one (1) year of which was in the capacity of a Charge Nurse, Supervisor or Lead Nurse. Substitution : Possession of a Master's Degree in Nursing may be substituted for one (1) year of qualifying experience. There is no substitution for the year of lead or supervisory experience. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($6,263 - $7,432) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 11/04/2020 - 12/08/2020 Tentative Typing Assessment: 12/23/2020 - 12/24/2020 Tentative Performance Exam: 01/09/2020 - 01/11/2021 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) CritiCall Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 * *As of July 1, 2020 $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 11/04/2020 - 12/08/2020) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 12/23/2020 - 12/24/2020 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Public Health Nurse Unit Contra Costa County accepts applications on an ongoing basis for Public Health Nurse positions in clinics throughout the County. Assignments may be in the Pittsburg, Concord, or Richmond offices, and in the following program area. PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS: Public Health Nurses educate the public in accepted health practices, make patient referrals, assist in the rehabilitation of handicapped individuals, and provide lead direction to ancillary workers. They also investigate and work towards controlling communicable disease and provide public health nursing services in a variety of public health programs and specialized clinics. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: (1) Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License; and (2) Valid License as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Certificate Required: Possession of a certificate as a Public Health Nurse in the State of California. Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from NLN accredited school. NOTE: Incumbents are required to furnish personal transportation for which they are reimbursed by the County. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position *OPEN UNTIL FILLED* Bargaining Unit : Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for two qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Nurse Program Manager position to be assigned to the Public Health's Health Care for the Homeless Program. This position is primarily based in Concord, CA and incumbents travel throughout the County to their assignment locations. Public Health Nurse Program Managers coordinate and supervise the activities of nursing and health education or health care personnel within one or more public health programs. They assist in program and budget development and budget monitoring, develop programs for public health information and education services to the public, and supervise clinical services related to the programs. Additional duties include planning and implementing special health clinics; providing consultation to the medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases; developing and coordinating clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to supervise staff and conduct training and health education programs Knowledge of administrative principles applicable to the organization and functions of health education and health care programs Knowledge of scope and practice of standards of nursing; clinical skills related to public health programs; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam Date: Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Develops program policies and procedures and interprets these to the medical community including physicians, health care personnel and Public Health Nurse field staff Sets goals and objectives and establishes program priorities Implements State and Federal program guidelines Collects and analyzes disease and/or other program statistics Develops or expands appropriate programs Plans and implements special health clinics Provides consultation to medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases Provides information and technical assistance to public and private schools relative to public health related issues Develops and coordinates clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems Coordinates and supervises the investigation of communicable disease and determines scope of investigation Provides clinical assistance in special needs/emergency response clinics Prepares reports as required Assists with development and writing of program plans and funding proposals for grant applications Meets with interested community organizations to promote program goals Conducts or coordinates educational outreach activities and develops program information material for distribution to schools Coordinates activities of Public Health with community based organizations, community groups and the general public Conducts in-service education and orientation for program staff Evaluates and supervises clinical, clerical and technical staff Represents the department at various County, State and community meetings and participates on committees for theses various groups Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a 1) a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process; 2) a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and 3) a certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, or its equivalent, of professional nursing experience in a health care facility. Substitution: One (1) year of additional experience, working in a public health agency as an administrator, manager or health care services provider may be substituted for the academic major. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. THE REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE AND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE LICENSE NUMBERS MUST BE LISTED IN THE "CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES" SECTION OF THE APPLICATION. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Part Time
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking individuals to fill several positions as a Respiratory Care Practitioner II. The four vacancies are permanent part-time and located in the central and east regions of Contra Costa County in California. Respiratory Care Practitioner II is a journey level position which requires experience providing respiratory care treatment to patients in an acute care hospital and ambulatory health centers. Employees in this class administer therapy care and life support to patients while assisting in making patient assessments for the purpose of establishing individual respiratory care plans. They also clean, assemble, and transport respiratory equipment as requested and may also operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis and/or provide work direction to other staff. To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . Typical Tasks Assist medical staff in making patient assessment for the purposes of establishing individual respiratory care plans Recommend appropriate modality for deliverance of respiratory therapy Selects, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as, ventilators, positive pressure machines, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Record findings and keeps records of patient's progress during treatments Provide a variety of respiratory therapy treatments to patients as ordered by physicians Select, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as respirators, mechanical and volume ventilators, positive pressure machine, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Observe and documents patients response to therapy and make adjustments to the individuals respiratory care plan per protocol Transports equipment to inpatient ward areas and maintain safety standards to guard against injuries to patients and staff Respond to stat-emergency calls such as cardiopulmonary arrests and rapid response by providing assistance within the scope of Practice Respond to calls from nursing units for various respiratory therapy issues May provide work direction and guidance to less experienced staff May demonstrate respiratory care procedures to other health care personnel Monitors respiratory related equipment and recommends repairs when needed May operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possess and maintain a valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. Certification Required: Possess and maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross; and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (or Respiratory Therapist) in an acute care hospital. Acute Care: RCPs assigned to the Acute Care setting must also possess and maintain a Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Certificate. Ambulatory Care/Health Centers: Pulmonary Function Lab RCPs must possess and maintain a CPFT (Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist); or RPFT (Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist) Credential issued by the NBRC in addition to the above OSA/CPAP and/or Pulmonary/Bronch Clinic: Must possess and maintain certification or credential in one or more of the following: AE-C Asthma Educator; SDS Sleep Disorder Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist; Polysomnographic Technologist; One year documented experience working in a sleep disorders center or respiratory based outpatient clinic setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Nurse CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Registered Nurses to fill three (3) Nursing Shift Coordinator vacancies at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center located in Martinez, CA. Under direction, incumbents coordinate and supervise hospital nursing activities on an assigned shift in the absence of administrative personnel and ensure nursing staff levels are adequate to meet patient census. One of the primary duties includes scheduling relief nursing coverage for all units and for all shifts. The appointee will also act as a clinical resource person and represent nursing administration in the absence of the Nursing Program Managers; implement policies and procedures and interpret them to staff, patients and visitors; make recommendations to improve procedures; make rounds to oversee nursing care; and arrange for call-ins of medical and ancillary staff as necessary. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Supervises and coordinates hospital nursing activities on an assigned shift Serves as a clinical resource for patient care needs Acts as resource person in the absence of administration Participates in special projects/assignments and quality improvement activities Represents nursing administration on evening, night and weekend shifts in the absence of the Director of Inpatient Nursing Operations Recommends policies and procedures to improve nursing services Implements nursing administrative policies, procedures and standards for nursing staff Schedules relief nursing coverage for all units and for all shifts As needed, initiates disaster procedures in the absence of hospital administration Ensures adherence to State regulations and Joint Committee on Accreditation of Hospital regulations Arranges for call-ins of ancillary staff as necessary Makes rounds to oversee nursing care Interprets hospital policies and procedures to staff, patients and visitors Provides and promotes excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California Certification: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications Education: Possession of a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which was in the capacity of a Charge Nurse or Head Nurse or other supervisory/leadership role. Substitution: Two (2) additional years of experience as a Charge Nurse or Head Nurse may be substituted for the Bachelor degree. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical examination may be required prior to the start of employment. PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AND ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND INCLUDE THEIR REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE NUMBER IN THE 'CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES' SECTION OF THE APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.