Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County is a great community with beautiful parks, great education, outstanding healthcare, and a variety of cultural and sporting events. Our community features music, art, festivals, golf, river rafting, boating, & much more. Our motto at the County is "Striving to be the Best" and that is a vision we hope you will share with us.

Why Work Here

Vibrant and Affordable Community: Stanislaus County offers an energetic community for you to call home at prices that we can all afford. It is a wonderful place to start and raise a family while also offering entertainment opportunities of all kinds. Visit (Live & Play) to find out more.

Civic Impact: Every member of the Stanislaus County Team makes a meaningful contribution to the community each day they come to work. For us, active citizenship in promoting the health, safety, welfare, and economic vitality of our community isn’t just an opportunity, it’s a responsibility.

Diverse and Connected Workforce: We are proud of the diverse heritages of our County’s Citizens and its reflection in our workforce. By bringing various viewpoints and expertise together in the spirt of fairness and respect, we make our team stronger. We believe that every position is crucial and interconnected, and that the triumphs of the individual are the successes of us all.

Training and Development: Come to the place where the best go to get better! Stanislaus County is a Learning Organization, committed to promoting the continuous development and advancement of its team. We offer a wide range of career paths for you to take on your professional journey and the developmental tools help get you where you want to go.

41 job(s) at Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jan 20, 2018
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Nov 18, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Oct 24, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Sep 30, 2017
Part Time
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Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
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Stanislaus County, CA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Nov 12, 2017
Part Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill multiple vacancies in various departments,Âas well asÂestablish an eligibility list to fill future part-time extra-help vacancies throughout Stanislaus County during the course of the list. Eligible lists usually remain in effect for six to 12 months. This recruitment requires you to be a previous or current intern, volunteer, foster care recipient, temporary agencyÂor Department of Workforce Development (formerly Alliance Worknet) participant with Stanislaus County. Your eligibility will be based on your answers to the supplemental questionnaire portion of the application . Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE POSITION Clerical/Community Aides provide routine to difficult support tasks and services to various County departments and operations under supervision. Duties within this classification may have a clerical emphasis, community partner emphasis, or a combination of both. For positions with clerical emphasis, primary job duties are clerical. For positions with a community partner or Public Information emphasis,Âthe primaryÂjob duty is working with the community, either in an office, clinic, or conducting outreach. This will include meeting with the public in private, group settings, or during outreach events, understanding and making referrals to community resources and fostering communication between the public and the department or County. This is an excellent starting position designed to learn general clerical and County procedures. As experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. This job classification is part-time and employees are considered extra-help. This position is also subject to overtime, standby, callback and weekend work. Position performs related duties as assigned. Typical Tasks Clerical Emphasis - Typical Tasks Maintain alphabetic and numeric files by retrieving and filing a variety of documents; Search files for specific information; Monitor files for completeness and propriety; Receive, segregate and route mail; Order, receive, log and distribute supplies and monitor inventory; Compile information and data necessary for the preparation of various departmental reports; Maintain routine operational records by transferring, coding and indexing data; Answer the telephone, take messages, meet and assist the public; Greet customers and direct them to appropriate services; Respond to customer inquiries regarding computer/equipment usage Issue access cards; Perform a limited amount of typing incidental to other tasks; EnterÂdata into an automated computer system; Operate a cash register and collect fees; and Operate modern office equipment, including computer, scanner/copier, fax and microfilm machine. Community Partner Emphasis - Typical Tasks Meet regularly with designated population; Provide support and guidance based on life experience; Act as a liaison between designated population and public entities; Create, plan and carry out activities that provide information, encouragement and support; Demonstrate a commitment to quality customer service by interacting with customers in a friendly and helpful manner, referring questions to appropriate staff; Provide information and referrals regarding available services within the community; Search and compile data necessary for the preparation of various departmental reports; Participate in meetings andÂoutreach events; Work closely with internal and external partners; Keep accurate records and input data into an automated computer system; Complete necessary paperwork timely and accurately;Âand Deliver materials to appropriate locations. Public Information Emphasis - Typical Tasks Participate in meetings, outreach events and give public presentations; Follow up on messages from residents or members of the media; Social media, digital communication and photography; Draft press releases and edit web site content; Copy editing and written report preparation; Participate in the development and implementation of marking and public relations plans; Assist in developing, maintaining and expanding marketing channels to stake holders; and Assist with the preparation, set-up and take-down of public relations events. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Follow oral and written instructions; Accurately perform a wide variety of clerical work of routine to average difficulty; Learn the operation of office equipment related to the job; and Deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner. KNOWLEDGE OF: Proper usage of grammar and punctuation; Alphabetic and numeric filing methods; Basic mathematics; and ModernÂoffice procedures and practices. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE A combination of training and experience sufficient to gain the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities required. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualificationsÂyou may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Equivalent of three (3) months full-time general office experience. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Office Worker/Clerical bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. RECRUITMENT ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities and religious convictions. Applicants requiring testing accommodations are required to complete and submit the Testing Accommodation Request Form prior to the test administration date. Special arrangements for religious convictions should be included in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this bulletin to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, and such information prevails over information contained in this bulletin. Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management." Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Nov 02, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and establish an eligible list to fill part-time/on-call vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. While this ais a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop of laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is committed to behavioral health principles that are responsive to both mental health and alcohol and drug issues. Our scope of services includes, but is not limited to, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services, alcohol and other drug services, behavioral education and prevention, public guardian functions and advocacy. We offer these services throughout Stanislaus County at Behavioral Health and Recovery Services managed sites and partner with community agencies and other County departments. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is considered a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) for mental health and most clinics are ÂNational Health Service Corps (NHCS) approved sites for candidates interested in applying for student loan repayment program. For more information visit: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html ABOUT THE POSITION Stanislaus County is establishing an eligibility list for Full-Time and Extra-Help/On-Call Psychiatric Nurse II for the Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services. Psychiatric Nurses can be assigned, based on departmental needs, to one of our various program sites serving children, adults and older adults. RECRUITMENT BONUS Newly hired nurses will be eligible to receive a Recruitment Bonus for up to $3,000.00 in three (3) installments. The payments will be made in installments as listed below: $1000.00 after 12 calendar months of full time employment. $1000.00 after 24 calendar months of full time employment. $1000.00 after 36 calendar months of full time employment.  Additional Benefits may include Reimbursement of licensing fees Additional Pays for specialized certifications and/or additional responsibilities Paid Education Leave Alternative Work Schedules  For further detail, please visit www.stancounty.com/personnel/MOU to review the California Nurses Association labor agreement.  Typical Tasks Assist in the promotion and maintenance of quality care through the review of clinical documentation; Meet with clients to monitor for medication efficacy and side effects; Follow through with recommendations from the physician in the medication management of clients; Prepare clinical documentation on a daily basis on multiple clients; Complete pharmacy orders; Complete pre-authorizations for prescriptions; Administer IM medications, also including charting responses and progress in accordance with treatment plans and providing education on physical and psychological effects of medication and its relationships to the overall treatment plan; May assist in completing referrals to other agencies; May perform initial assessments; Provide support to clients and their families; Provide crisis assessments and 5150 referrals, crisis stabilization and follow-up communication; Utilize an electronic health record for documentation purposes; Adhere to strict timelines with documentation through same day notification; May provide community presentations and education; May identify documentation-related problems or appropriateness of stay based upon the medical record; May do data entry using Microsoft Access and some Microsoft Excel; Distribute documentation efforts utilizing the Teleforms system; Adhere to confidentiality standards for BHRS and other agencies; Participate on Quality Management teams with other disciplines and agencies; Participate in promoting positive customer relations; and May act as a team leader. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILL/ABILITIES Establish rapport and communicate with empathy toward mentally ill individuals; Establish and maintain effective communication with other mental health professionals; Keep accurate medical records and prepare clear and concise nursing reports; Provide consultation to colleagues and other participants in the program; and Deal with people who may be combative. KNOWLEDGE Psychodynamic principles and fundamentals of psychotherapy; Basic diagnostic categories of mental illness; Psychopharmacology; and Disease entities and interventions, and nursing skills and procedures. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited school or registered nursing program; AND Valid License as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California; AND BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers; AND One year or more paid experience as a psychiatric nurse or trainee. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. Applicant screening, in addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of theseÂdesirable qualificationsÂyou may have within the "duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS One year experience working in a psychiatric setting. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Registered Nurses Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. "Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications." RECRUITMENT ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities and religious convictions. Applicants requiring testing accommodations are required to complete and submit the Testing Accommodation Request Form prior to the test administration date. Special arrangements for religious convictions should be included in the "Additional Information" section of the application form.  http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel.  The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management".  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Sep 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION Mental Health Clinician I: $57,179 - 69,492 per year Mental Health Clinician II: $63,336 - 76,980 per year This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies for the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop orÂlaptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627.  ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT  Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS), under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer and subject to the policy of the Board of Supervisors, is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is considered a Health Professional Shortage area (HPSA) for mental health and most clinics are ÂNational Health Service Corps (NHCS) approved sites for candidates interested in applying for student loan repayment program. For more information visit: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html  As part of the Mental Health Services Act, the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department has a State-approved Workforce Education and Training Plan (WE&T Plan). This WE&T Plan also references the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5820 - 5822 and provides that administrative structures are in place to support long-term workforce development that actively outreaches to support career pathways and also ensure barriers are reduced or eliminated for consumers, and family members who wish to enter the publicly-funded behavioral health workforce. Candidates with lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services are highly encouraged to apply. ABOUT THE POSITION Under direction, Mental Health Clinicians provide clinical assessments, care planning, counseling, and other psychotherapeutic services in a community mental health setting. Mental Health Clinicians are expected to work independently but also function effectively as part of a service team. The incumbents may supervise professional and technical personnel, and provide education and consultation services to other staff, community agencies and the public. In addition, Mental Health Clinicians may administer and coordinate mental health programs, and perform other related work as required. Mental Health Clinicians can be assigned, based on departmental needs, to our Adult and Older Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care, Forensics System of Care, one of our programs under the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), the Alcohol and Drug System of Care, or the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE SCREENED ON DESIRABLEÂQUALIFICATIONS  Proficiency in Spanish, as well as English, is highly desirable . Typical Tasks In the appropriate therapeutic and/or clinical setting, work with primary care physicians when necessary on treatment plans, or provide individual and group services which could include clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. For children and families, assist in assessing challenges and barriers to social and emotional health, and in partnership with them, develop a strength based realistic service plan; Advise clients of available community resources and act as a liaison and/or advocate for clients/families to use them effectively; Work collaboratively with consumers and family members using a wellness, recovery or resilient based approach and engage clients in treatment pathways and/or brief psychotherapy when indicated; Provide crisis intervention and 5150 evaluation on-site,Âin the field or at neighboring hospital emergency rooms when working with BHRS clients; Provide wellness/recovery/resiliency informed services; Provide clinical assessment, client care planning and effective treatment implementation to children, adults and families; Prepare and present cases for review with the clinical service team; Prepare and maintain complex treatment and progress reports and document patient medical charts as needed which include diagnostic and treatment recommendations, discharge planning and follow-up services; Support and utilize Electronic Medical/Health Record System software; Work collaboratively with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines to access client and family needs, design effective care planning, service goals or medical treatment plans regarding utilization of additional resources (i.e. community resources, home health and hospice); Work in tandem with the Probation Department, Sheriff's Office, criminal justice partner agencies, and other community partners across the County if applicable; Utilize the 12 Step and social model principles of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment resiliency and crisis intervention within the community; and Bilingual language skillsÂare desirable. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITY Perform psychiatric social work and psychotherapy of a complex nature with clients and groups; Prepare clear concise case work records and make recommendations on the basis of such information; organize and manage a caseload; and work with a bureaucratic system; Retain personal objectivity while dealing with the problems of others; Perform the therapist's role in a manner consistent with professional standards and ethics; Prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons and determine their needs; Decide appropriate treatment focus and methods without clinical supervision; Work with a team to integrate various clinical approaches into a treatment program; and Recognize a potential crisis; handle stress and bizarre behavior and deliver crisis intervention services. KNOWLEDGE Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities; Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation and substance abuse; Culturally proficient practices with diverse case load; Scope and activities of the public and private health and welfare agencies and other available resources; and Principles and techniques of mental health education, prevention, and crisis intervention within the community. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE  MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANÂI PATTERN I Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with the receipt of a Master's Degree of Social Work which can lead to licensure as a Clinical Social Worker. PATTERN II Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree which can lead to a License as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); AND Meet qualifications to participate in a Short-Doyle program; AND Eligible to be licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a MarriageÂand Family Therapist in the State of California. MHC I - No experience required for both patterns. MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN II PATTERN I Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of the State recognized license. PATTERN II Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of a LCSW or MFT License which meets qualifications to participate in a Short Doyle program. PATTERN III Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology may be substituted for the above educational requirement; AND Two (2) years of experience in a Mental Health setting under clinical supervision as required to qualify for the State recognized license; AND Licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California; OR A license as a Psychologist in the State of California may be substituted for the above licensure requirement. Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-525-7339 to make other arrangements before 5 pm on the final filing date. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the final filing deadline will result in disqualification. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Science as either a Marriage & Family Therapist Intern (MFT Intern), Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), or a Professional Clinical Counselor Intern (PCC Intern); OR Licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Science as either a Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Community & Health Services Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classified position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position This Recruitment will be open until filled. J1 applicants welcome. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT AND THE POSITION: The Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department, under the administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer and subject to the policy of the Board of Supervisors, is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. The Department consists of over 300 allocated positions with an operational budget of $70 million. Stanislaus County is recruiting for a Psychiatrist to fill an immediate need in the Department of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS). BHRS is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of an array of specialized behavioral health services for residents in and around Stanislaus County. The BHRS outpatient clinics provide outpatient services to clients of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. The treatment provided in the clinics are primarily recovery oriented and community focused with a strong emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach. Under the direction of the Medical Director or designee, but with independent responsibility and for professional result, the Psychiatrist works, collaborates, and consults with a multi-disciplinary team for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various emotional disturbances affecting individuals, groups and families, and performs other related work as required. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is considered a Health Professional Shortage area (HPSA) for mental health and most clinics are ÂNational Health Service Corps (NHCS) approved sites for candidates interested in applying for student loan repayment program. For more information visit: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/index.html CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will be sent an email to complete a conviction questionnaire. Detailed instructions will be in the email. You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the instructions and complete the questionnaire. The deadline will also be in the email. You MUST complete this step in order to continue in the recruitment process. If you do not complete this step before the five (5) working day deadline your name will be considered as withdrawn from the recruitment. Cell phones are not typically compatible with the online application format or browser, you should use your laptop or home computer. If you are still having technical difficulties please call Neogov @ 1-855-524-5627. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS: Conducts psychiatric examinations, makes diagnosis and prescribes treatment and medications as per established guidelines with best practice standards; Conducts individual, group and conjoint family psychotherapy as needed; Organizes and evaluates data concerning patient's family, personal (medical and mental) history, and onset of symptoms as obtained from patient, relatives and other sources; Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained; Prepares and presents cases for review by other staff members and participates in staff consultation in diagnosis and determination of client driven treatment programs; Prepares and maintains complex treatment and progress reports on assigned cases; Participates with professional members of other disciplines in collaborative treatment and in matters relating to diagnosis and treatment recommendations; Demonstrate community collaboration skills; Prepares complex correspondence and reports; Works as assigned on Departmental quality improvement and practice monitoring activities; and Provides clinical teaching and consultation to other members of the multi-disciplinary treatment staff. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) ABILITIES: Demonstrate clinical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders; Write psychiatric reports for courts of law and public and private agencies; Analyze situations and adopt an effective course of action; Work with culturally diverse staff and patients; Utilize and model clear communication and positive conflict resolution skills in all aspects of this role; Support and utilize electronic health record system; Experience with electronic health record system; Demonstrated computer skills; Lived experience as a consumer or a family member of a consumer of behavioral health services; Multicultural skills, knowledge and experience; Behavioral Health background; Demonstrated customer service orientation and skills; Strong knowledge of, and experience with, diverse populations; Understanding of the Public Mental Health System and public policy; and Demonstrated ability of the use of recovery and resiliency principles. KNOWLEDGE OF: Psychiatry and general medicine; Recent developments and programs in the field of psychiatry and community mental health; Clinic organization, management and procedures; Behavioral and environmental aspects of physical illness, emotional disturbances, and developmentally disabled; Mental Health Services Act essential elements and use them to guide the development of all initiatives; Mental health employment and educational opportunities and community resources; Use methods/techniques to communicate an understanding of the recovery process from mental illness including recovery and resiliency principles; and Challenges relevant to consumer and family members, stigma reduction, suicide prevention and community-based support. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Completion of a four-year Psychiatry Residency training program in an institution approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), or equivalent experience, and/or education, and/or certification. LICENSURE: Possession of a valid license as a physician and surgeon issued by the California Board of Medical Examiners. DRIVER'S LICENSE: Valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize adequate alternative method of transportation, when needed, to carry out essential job related functions in a timely manner. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Certification in Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or possessing a written statement from the Secretary of the Board indicating eligibility for examination. LOAN ASSUMPTIONS FOR PSYCHIATRISTS In addition to a mental health loan assumption program administered through the California State Department of Mental Health, Psychiatrists employed with Stanislaus County-BHRS may be eligible for $10,000 for each year of county employment, to be awarded to pay part or all of a current or prospective employee's educational loan debt from medical school. Additional 5% Board Certification Pay for Board Certification Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Unclassified Service of the County and is designated at-will. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. "Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications." TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. Â Â The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Â Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position Mental Health Clinician I $26.69 - $32.43 Hourly Mental Health Clinician II $29.56 - $35.93 Hourly ALLÂAPPLICATIONSÂWILL BEÂSCREENEDÂONÂDESIRABLES LISTED. We encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.  Oral exams will be held as qualified applications are received.  ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT  The Health Services Agency (HSA) is a network of outpatient medical programs and services. The HSA includes: medical offices in six locations throughout Stanislaus County; Community Health Services (offering traditional public health services to the community); health education programs and participates in the Valley Consortium for Medical Education (VCME), a California nonprofit public benefit corporation.  The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "healthy people in a healthy Stanislaus" by developing its services with the community, in ways that support community need.  ABOUT THE POSITION AT HSA  This recruitment is being conducted to fillÂtwo vacancies, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) at HSA and to establish an eligible list to fill future full-time vacancies. The position, referred as a Behavioral Health Clinician, provides services to patients within the primary care setting in conjunction with PCP's, physician residents and consulting psychiatrist to manage patients in the Health Services Primary Care Clinics. The LCSW functions as an integral member of the team involved in delivering a variety of highly skilled services to patients referred by a primary care provider.ÂThese LCSWs engage in population based education, prevention and early intervention with patients, participate in their chronic health disease management, including psychosocial assessments to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their, illness, treatment, and or life situation.ÂThese positions will help facilitate group visits and liaison with community based organizations. A strong background in childhood development is desirable.  Cell phones are not typically compatible with the online application format or browser; you should use your laptop or home computer. If you are still having technical difficulties please call Neogov @ 1-855-524-5627. Typical Tasks Work effectivelyÂin a fast paced primary care environment; Display exceptional interpersonal skillsÂas part of a multi-disciplinary personnel team; In the appropriate therapeutic and/or clinical setting, work with primary care physicians when necessary on treatment plans, or provide individual and group services which could include clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. For children and families, assist in assessing challenges and barriers to social and emotional health, and in partnership with them, develop a strength based realistic service plan; Advise clients of available community resources and act as a liaison and/or advocate for clients/families to use the available services/resources effectively; Work collaboratively with consumers and family members using a wellness, recovery or resilient-based approach and engage clients in treatment pathways and/or brief psychotherapy when indicated; Provide trainings, lectures or participate in discussions on aspects of patient care and the use of psychotherapeutic methods to community agencies and venues; Provide clinical assessment, client care planning and effective treatment implementation to children, adults and families; Prepare and present cases for review with the clinical service team; Prepare and maintain complex treatment and progress reports and document patient medical charts as needed which include diagnostic and treatment recommendations, discharge planning and follow-up services; Learn and work with familial and developmental issues across a normal life span; Use conflict resolution skills in all aspects of your work; Support and utilize Electronic Medical/Health Record System software; Work collaboratively with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical disciplines to assess client and family needs, design effective care planning or service goals or medical treatment plans regarding utilization of additional resources (i.e. community resources, home health and hospice); Utilize effective and assertive communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills; Engage in efforts to reduce stigma in individuals and community; Monitor efficacy of psychotropic medication and functioning and therefore act as "a part of the net" under the patient.ÂAssist the patient in getting back in with the medical provider, scheduling for the psychiatrist, and or assess/triage what other needs the patient may have; Provides administrative support services including outreach and information about how to access and apply for state and federal programs (such as Medi-cal), performs pre-screening and assists in paperwork completion to determine eligibility; Demonstrate multicultural skills, knowledge and experience, including the influence of cultural issues and providing services with appropriate cultural context; Proficient in the identification and treatment of mental disorder; Promote Primary care Behavioral Health as an adjunct function of the clinic; Consult with primary care providers to assist with management of the behavioral health needs of their patients on an urgent basis (if needed); Complete brief diagnostic assessments for mental health and other co-occurring addictive or medical disorders; Provide and communicate recommendations for interventions; Collaborates with the provider and the patient; Work in loud environment, with frequent interruptions and constant changes in scheduling; Conduct short term counseling when needed; Function well in a team-approach accept the fact that they are NOT in charge of the clients care; Effectively communicate and interact with primary care providers; Exhibit time efficiency (15 - 30 minutes); Prepare clear concise case work records and make recommendations on the basis of such information; organize and manage a caseload; and work with a bureaucratic system. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) ABILITY TO: Perform psychiatric social work and psychotherapy of a complex nature with clients and groups; Prepare clear concise case work records and make recommendations on the basis of such information; organize and manage a caseload; and work with a bureaucratic system; Retain personal objectivity while dealing with the problems of others; Perform the therapist's role in a manner consistent with professional standards and ethics; Prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons and determine their needs; Decide appropriate treatment focus and methods without clinical supervision; Work with a team to integrate various clinical approaches into a treatment program; and Recognize a potential crisis; handle stress and bizarre behavior and deliver crisis intervention services. KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities; Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation and substance abuse; Culturally proficient practices with diverse case load; Scope and activities of the public and private health and welfare agencies and other available resources; and Principles and techniques of mental health education, prevention, and crisis intervention within the community. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Mental Health Clinician I PATTERN I --Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with the receipt of a Master's Degree of Social Work which can lead to licensure as a Clinical Social Worker; OR PATTERN II --Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree which can lead to a License as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); AND Meet qualifications to participate in a Short-Doyle program; AND Eligible to be licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California . EXPERIENCE: No experience required for both patterns. Mental Health Clinician II PATTERN I --Graduation from an accredited two (2) year Graduate School of Social Work with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of the State recognized license; PATTERN II --Graduation from an accredited graduate program with receipt of a Master's Degree and acquisition of a LCSW or MFT License which meets qualifications to participate in a Short Doyle program; PATTERN III --Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology may be substituted for the above educational requirement; AND Two (2) years of experience in a Mental Health setting under clinical supervision as required to qualify for the State recognized license; AND Licensed as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California; OR A license as a Psychologist in the State of California may be substituted for the above licensure requirement. LICENSE: Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Applicant screening, in addition to the minimum qualifications, will focus on the following desirable categories. Please list any desirables you may have within the "Additional Information" section of the online application. The Behavioral Health positions with the Health Services Agency require the person to be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of California; AND Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; AND Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Technical Service bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. "Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications." TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management".  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION  This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Health Services Agency and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.  Oral exams will be held as qualified applications are received.  Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties please call Neogov @ 1-855-524-5627.  ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Health Services Agency (HSA) consists of primary care clinics including a 7 day per week urgent care operation, specialty clinics, a rehabilitation clinic, managed care and indigent health care and public health services provided for the residents of Stanislaus County. Public Health, a division of the Health Services Agency (HSA) operates the traditional programs of: Communicable Disease Control, clinical and case management services for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Tuberculosis (TB)/Immunizations, Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Nursing in the community (Nurse Family Partnership), Childhood Lead Prevention Program, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Education, Cal-Learn/Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) California Children's Services and Medical Therapy Programs, Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Administration, Emergency Preparedness, WIC Nutrition Services, Tobacco Education and Health Promotion.  These positions are currently for the California Children's Services â€" Medical Therapy Unit. California Children's Services is a statewide program that arranges, directs and pays for medical care, equipment, and rehabilitation, for children and young adults who have eligible medical conditions. The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "healthy people in a healthy Stanislaus" by developing its services with the community, in ways that support community need. ABOUT THE POSITION  The Physical/Occupational Therapist III designs and administers therapy treatments in a variety of settings. Plans and performs physical or occupational therapy for children with long term physical disabilities, under medical direction. This classification requires pediatric case management with multiple agencies, and specialized knowledge in pediatric care and legislation. Staffing will be made as a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist depending on caseload needs. The Therapist III acts in a leadership capacity by assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of the other Therapists. The III level has greater responsibility, is required to exercise greater latitude of judgment, and serves as assistant to the Therapy Coordinator. Both a Physical Therapist and an Occupational Therapist must be licensed by the State of California to provide services.  CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE: Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, you will receive an email informing you to complete a conviction questionnaire (you may be asked to complete this process for each application submitted). You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the detailed instructions and complete the questionnaire. A completed questionnaire is required to continue in the recruitment process. Typical Tasks Provides physical therapy/occupational therapy evaluations and appropriate treatments; Designs treatment programs for patients including establishment of realistic, functional goals based on therapist's evaluation and appropriate precautions; Reviews clinical record, medical prescription and/or physician referral to develop treatment plans; Monitors patient's progress and works with a team to modify treatment plans; Maintains accurate clinical records and prepares written patient progress reports; Attends clinics, case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service training; Evaluates for and orders adaptive and durable medical equipment and instructs patients and caregivers in its use; Provides therapy recommendations and consults with patient's caregivers; Participates in the IEP process and represents the Medical Therapy Program; Provides general direction and oversees the Therapy Aides, volunteers and student interns; Serves as an educational resource to other staff members; and Performs complex evaluations and tests. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Organize and implement therapy treatment programs; Explain the techniques involved in a wide variety of therapy modalities and procedures; Interpret and adapt physician orders and/or written reports; Communicate effectively; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients and others; Provide direction to subordinate personnel; Perform essential physical/mental requirements; and Prepare and maintain accurate case records and reports. KNOWLEDGE Possible reactions of and hazards to patients during treatment, and precautionary and remedial measures; Anatomy, physiology, neuromuscular function and dysfunction, kinesiology, and neuromotor development; Pathology and injuries which result in physical impairment; Current trends and new developments in therapy techniques; and Growth and development of children. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE  PATTERN I Physical Therapist/Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Physical Therapist issued by the California State Board of Medical Examiners; OR PATTERN II Must be eligible for such registration; OR PATTERN III Occupational Therapist/Possession of a valid registration as an Occupational Therapist with the American Occupational Therapy Association; OR PATTERN IV Must be eligible for such registration. EXPERIENCE Must have four (4) full years of progressively responsible experience as a professional Physical or Occupational Therapist. Proof of education and license is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-7106 to make other arrangements. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the oral exam will result in disqualification.  LICENSE: Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "duties" section of the online application.  Physical Therapist III Possession of a valid license as a Physical Therapist issued by the California State Physical Therapy Board; OR Be eligible for a Physical Therapist License. Occupational Therapist III Possession of a valid license as an Occupational Therapist with the California State Board of Occupational Therapy; OR Be eligible for an Occupational Therapist License. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to theÂCommunity & Health Services bargaining unit for labor relation purposes.  Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s).  Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. ÂInformation on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS  Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. ÂAppeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management"  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for the Health Services Agency and establish an eligible list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  Stanislaus County Offers lateral Hiring incentives to qualified applicants whoÂhave attained permanentÂor probationary status with another public agency. Some of the incentives include: vacation accruals, sick leave accruals, and the potential of a reduced probationary period.  Oral examinationsÂwill be held as qualified applications are received.  Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using your laptop or home computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Health Services Agency (HSA) consists of primary care clinics including a 7 day per week urgent care operation, specialty clinics, a rehabilitation clinic, managed care and indigent health care and public health services provided for the residents of Stanislaus County. Public Health, a division of the Health Services Agency (HSA) operates the traditional programs of: Communicable Disease Control, clinical and case management services for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Tuberculosis (TB)/Immunizations, Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Nursing in the community (Nurse Family Partnership), Childhood Lead Prevention Program, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Education, Cal-Learn/Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) California Children's Services and Medical Therapy Programs, Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Administration, Emergency Preparedness, WIC Nutrition Services, Tobacco Education and Health Promotion. WIC NUTRITION SERVICES The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a federally funded program by USDA, through the California Department of Health Services. It is a nutrition education and supplemental food program that helps pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under five to eat well and stay healthy. Program staff provides individual and group nutrition education and counseling; breastfeeding education and support, makes recommendations for supplemental foods, and referrals to health care and other supporting agencies. The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "healthy people in a healthy Stanislaus" by developing its services with the community in ways that support community need.  ABOUT THE POSITION The Public Health Nutritionist II is the journey level position within this classification and performs with independence of action within established guidelines. This individual plans, develops, implements, provides and evaluates nutrition activities for the general public, and in particular for low-income, pregnant and breast-feeding women, infants and children under the age of five who are classified as a nutritional or medical risk. This position is expected to supervise and mentor the Public Health Nutritionist I's and other support personnel, such as Community Health Workers, Administrative Clerks, Volunteers and Students. This position is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments. Performs related duties assigned. CONVICTION/CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE Once it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will receive an email informing you to complete a conviction questionnaire (you may be asked to complete this process for each application submitted). You will have five (5) working days from the date on the email to follow the detailed instructions and complete the questionnaire. A completed conviction questionnaire is required to continue in the recruitment process. Typical Tasks Selects and develops nutrition and consumer education materials appropriate to the Women, Infants and Children's Program (WIC); Prepares monthly schedules for the WIC Program; Assists in staff orientation, training and evaluation of subordinate staff's job performance; Plans and provides in-service education in nutrition to WIC, medical and nursing staff and community agencies in conjunction with the Program Coordinator; Conducts nutritional education classes for WIC participants and the community; Plans and participates in WIC outreach activities in recruitment of participants and program publicity; Prepares nutritional assessments and high risk care plans on referred clients; Counsels according to plans and provides for appropriate follow-up; Completes certifications and re-certifications for WIC participants as needed; and works at WIC sites as assigned; Monitors, performs research as needed and implements State policies and mandates; Acts as a supervisor at assigned clinic sites, ensuring effective clinic operations, including flow, appointment schedule, assigning and rotating staff; and Conducts studies and surveys relating to nutrition education program and can adjust curriculum as needed. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Understand technical medical and occupational terminology; Plan and supervise the preparation of specific diets and menus to meet the appropriate mineral, vitamin and caloric requirements; Modify regular diets to meet the particular needs of the patient's condition; Communicate thoughts orally sufficient to counsel and instruct clients and the general public; Provide continuing education to medical, nursing and support staff; Maintain records of food served and diets prepared; and Prepare training and instructional materials for clients and the medical and nursing staff. KNOWLEDGE Modern principles and practices of dietetics with special emphasis on diet therapy; Health precautions necessary in large scale food preparation and services; Food preparation and food service management methods and techniques Chemistry, caloric values and physical properties of foodstuffs, as well as understanding the medical basis for dietetic restrictions; Normal, infant, prenatal and therapeutic nutrition; Behavior modification techniques; and Roles and responsibilities; of community health care agencies and related health professionals. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE  PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST II PATTERN I --Professional registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; OR PATTERN II --Eligible for registration with the Academy of Nutrition; and Dietetics. NOTE: Registration consists of completing an approved internship or Master's program and passing an exam.(All approved by the American Dietetic Association). Proof of education is required for verification purposes before the Oral Examination Date. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call 209-558-7106 to make other arrangements. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the Oral Examination will result in disqualification.  LICENSE Applicant must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "duties" of section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Five (5) years of experience in a WIC Program. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Community & Health Services bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an addition six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ÂAll qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application form. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County, CA Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
About the Department and the Position GENERAL INFORMATION This recruitment is limited to persons who must have successfully completed a California POST or STC certified P.C. 832 Arrest and Control course, STC certified Probation Officer Core course, be currently employed on a full-time basis in the classification of Deputy Probation Officer or comparable classification by a California County Probation Department, been hired through a comparable competitive hiring process, and possess one year or more of successful work experience as a Deputy Probation Officer. While this is a continuous recruitment, we encourage you to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. Applications that do not meet the qualifications listed above will not be considered for this recruitment. Applicants who do not meet the qualifications for this recruitment are encouraged to apply for the entry-level Deputy Probation Officer recruitment if active and available. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Stanislaus County Probation Department serves as an integral component of the community and the criminal justice system by providing adult and youth offender community supervision, accountability, rehabilitation, education, life skills programming, and direct services that also support families and victims. In addition, the Department operates safe and secure youth custodial facilities and offers a variety of positive behavioral conditioning, counseling therapy, job skills, and alternatives to custody programs. The Department consists of four divisions: Adult Field Services, Juvenile Field Services, Institution Services, and Support Services with over 286 allocated administrative, support, and sworn peace officer positions and an operational budget of $53.1 million. ABOUT THE POSITION The Lateral Transfer Deputy Probation Officer classification is a journey-level sworn peace officer position for persons who must have successfully completed a California POST or STC certified P.C. 832 Arrest and Control course, STC certified Probation Officer Core course, be currently employed on a full-time basis in the classification of Deputy Probation Officer or comparable classification by a California County Probation Department, been hired through a comparable competitive hiring process, and possess one year or more of successful work experience as a Deputy Probation Officer. Lateral Transfer candidates may qualify for additional hiring incentives. Officers may be assigned to intake, investigation, supervision, courts, or multi-agency collaborative projects in Adult or Juvenile Field Services in a variety of locations within Stanislaus County. Incumbents may be required to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, are subject to overtime, standby, callback assignments, and related duties as assigned. Incumbents are also required to successfully meet and maintain Department firearms qualifications standards and may be required to carry a firearm on duty. Deputy Probation Officer assignments involve the possibility of bodily injury, dealing with angry, hostile and potentially combative clientele, and exposure to infectious diseases that can cause chronic illness or death. Some positions include exposure to offensive odors and bodily fluids, and exposure to chemical weapons such as O.C. Full time Deputy Probation Officers may receive assignment pay in addition to the base salary as follows: 3% for successfully passing State certified Probation Officer CORE training. 2.5% armed qualification pay for maintaining Department arming qualification standards. 2.5% armed assignment pay to work in a designated armed position. Typical Tasks TYPICAL TASKS Reviews law enforcement or court referrals and applies State law and departmental policy to determine appropriate recommendation and disposition; Interviews offenders, family members, victims and others critical to appropriate case disposition; Accesses and comprehends law enforcement, school, mental health, social services and other reference materials; Provides monitoring and supervision of offenders under court order or departmental disposition. This entails face-to-face contact with offenders, family members, law enforcement, employers, victims and other public or private agencies that provide service or supervision to the offender. These contacts may take place within the office, various custodial facilities, the offender's home, school or place of work, or at various community locations; Accurately and objectively prepares memos, court reports, statistical reports, etc.; Testifies in court as required; Transports probationers as necessary or required; Conducts drug testing of probationers; Conducts searches of a probationer, his/her residence or vehicle as authorized by court order and departmental policy; Arrests probationers as authorized by State law and departmental policy; Locates, brokers and monitors social services to aid probationer and his/her family; Attends training classes, meetings, etc.; Develops and monitors individualized case plans and case file materials to assist probationer to comply with the law, court order and achieve law abiding productive lifestyle; Develops, monitors and reports on job performance and performance based outcome measures; and Arranges for payment of restitution and fines. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITY DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I Read and comprehend complex written materials, including legal documents, psychological evaluations and other technical reports; Communicate effectively in the English language both orally and in writing; Deal effectively with criminal offenders, including potentially hostile and aggressive individuals; Analyze investigative materials and make proper deductions; Work cooperatively with law enforcement and other allied agencies; Learn to use computer terminals and personal computers for word processing, data entry and retrieval, and other applications; Successfully complete required training, that may involve overnight assignments away from home; Work well under considerable pressure and with deadlines for work completion; Learn to use radios, defensive chemical weapons, firearms and mechanical physical restraints; Operate a motor vehicle; Read or see objects under ambient, limited or artificial lighting and at a reasonable distance with sufficient clarity to permit their recording or accurate description, i.e., persons, items of property, written messages, printed materials, etc.; Hear normal speech and other audible events (with or without environmental noise); and Successfully complete Probation Officer core training course within the first 12-months of appointment, as prescribed by the Corrections Standards Authority. DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER II - Possess all of the SKILLS/ABILITY for DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I plus Write clear and concise reports and make appropriate recommendations; Work independently without excessive supervision; and Work on special projects with others in a participatory group process. KNOWLEDGE Principles of human behavior, communication, adult and juvenile probation and applicable court procedures; State laws and County ordinances affecting adult and juvenile probation; and Modern casework techniques applicable to probation work. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I Possess a Bachelor's degree in any field, preferably one of the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Corrections, or a related field of study at the time of appointment. Proof of degree is required by the date of hire; AND Completion of a certified Probation Officer Core training course as prescribed by the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC); AND Completion of certified California POST or STC approved P.C. 832 Arrest and Control training. DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I is a Veterans' Preference Program eligible job classification. For more information please click on the following link http ://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/hiringpreference.pdf DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER II - all of the EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE for DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER II plus At least one year of work experience as a Deputy Probation Officer I or comparable classification by a California County Probation Department. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. *Training certificates or proof of completed training as required above MUST be attached to the application when submitted or else the application may not be considered. The California State Government Code provides the following minimum requirements for all Peace Officer positions in California: Must be free from any prior felony convictions; AND Must be a current United States Citizen, or have an approved application for citizenship on file; AND Successfully pass the POST Medical and Physical Exam, including a treadmill test prior to hiring. For more information visit the POST website at http://post.ca.gov/post-regulations.aspx; AND Must be 18 years of age or older (County requires minimum age of 21); AND Must provide fingerprints for a criminal records check; AND Must be of a "good moral character" determined by a background investigation; AND Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalency; AND Must be free from any physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of Peace Officer powers. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position if part of the Classified service of the County and is assigned to the Stanislaus County Probation Corrections Officer Association (SCDPOA) bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to unclassified positions. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Applicants are invited to submit a brief resume outlining paid or non-paid experience relevant to the position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Final Filing Date: This is a continuous recruitment and can be closed at any time. Your application must be received online no later than 5:00 p.m. on the date the recruitment is closed or within 72 hours if the recruitment is continuous or until filled. Supplemental Questionnaire - Qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination at the time of filing. The supplemental questionnaire is considered part of the application and may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. ALL APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Interview - Pass/Fail: Top Candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for the Lateral Transfer Deputy Probation Officer position will be invited to a Selection Interview with the Chief Probation Officer. Personal History Statement and Background Investigation - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from the Selection Interview will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Conditional Offer Examinations - Pass/Fail: Candidates selected to continue on from the Background Investigation will be given a conditional offer of employment and subject to pre-employment exams. The exams include drug testing, physical examination, treadmill test, fingerprint clearance and a psychological examination. Per POST Regulation 1002(a)(7): Successfully pass the POST Medical and Physical Examination, including a treadmill test prior to hiring. For more information about the medical examination, visit the POST website at: http://lib.post.ca.gov/publications/pam/PAM-ch5_selectionRequirements.pdf . UNSATISFACTORY RESULTS IN ANY ASPECT OF THE FOREGOING, INCLUDING BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS, MAY RESULT IN REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBILITY LIST . TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understandings, and such information prevails over information contained in this flyer. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Personnel. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management". Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Stanislaus County Modesto, California 95354, United States
Feb 09, 2017
Full Time
**All Manager IV Positions Will ** • Ensure the laws, rules and regulations governing the Adult, Child and Family Services Division are adhered to. • Have administrative responsibilities for assisting the Assistant Director in preparing, coordinating and monitoring that portion of the Department's budget, which relates to the Adult, Child and Family Services Division.  Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge • Rules and regulations governing social service programs for both adults and children; • Principles and practices of supervision and management; • Systems Improvement Plan; • Structured decision making; • SAFE Measures; • Public funding and budget preparation; • Departmental organization and operations; • Community needs and resources; • Concepts and procedures of casework; • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles; • Departmental reports; and • Confidentiality requirements for any of the disciplines – such as Adult Child and Family Services, Probation, Public Health HIPAA rules, Mental Health etc.; • Continuum of Care Reform; • Resource Family Approval; • Commercially Sexually Exploited Children; • Statewide initiatives. Education/Experience • 3 years experience performing duties comparable to a Manager III in a Child Welfare Program; AND • Masters degree in Social Work or a Masters degree from a two year counseling program, or equivalent. (Please provide proof with application)   Typical Tasks • Be an active member of the leadership team for the Systems Improvement Plan; • Be an active member of the leadership team for the continuing implementation of Continuum of Care Reform; • Provide leadership in developing and maintaining commitment to accomplishing the goals and objectives that support the mission of the Board of Supervisors and the various participating agencies; • Represent the Assistant Director in his/her absence; • Provide leadership to a diverse team of professionals who possess multiple skills and varied approaches to family intervention activities; • Interpret and apply a variety of complex county, state and federal regulations, policies and guidelines, comply with laws, regulations and professional practices governing program services and operations; • Be an active member of the CSA Executive Leadership Team; • Assist in the planning, management and implementation of programs. New programs include Resource Family Approval, Commercially Sexually Exploited Children, Psychotropic Medications; • Supervise the activities of the employees engaged in multiple aspects of the team; • Assign and review the work of other; • Assist subordinate staff in resolving complex and/or technical problems and interpret and explain federal, state, local and/or internal rules and regulations; • Supervise assigned staff, gather needed documentation, evaluate, as well as interview and make recommendations to hire, or take disciplinary actions; • Meet regularly to provide direction and to ensure goals and objectives are being met; • Coordinate the planning and implementation of program evaluation activities; • Assist in staff training and development; • Assist with the Division budgeting process; • Develop and prepare statistical reports as necessary; • Monitor contracts in conjunction with the fiscal division; • Suggest policy for local programs and recommend procedures; • Apply the principles of progressive employee discipline; • Represent the department at meetings and conferences with representatives of state and federal agencies, local public and private agencies, community groups/individuals and the media regarding policy and operational matters as directed to you by the Assistant Director of CSA; • Develop partnerships and innovative integrated approaches to service delivery; • Work collaboratively with providers and the community-based organizations; • Work with the juvenile and adult courts on matters related to the service delivery structure of the program; and Skills / Ability • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. • Plan, organize and direct the work of subordinate staff; • Lead with a high degree of independent judgment; • Ability to think critically and with good judgment in regards to safety and risk factors in child abuse; • Understand and promote the VisionMission-Value statement of Stanislaus County and the Community Services Agency; • Develop and mentor staff on a continuous basis and promote an atmosphere of continuous improvement; • Make decisions permitting essential functions to be carried out in an accurate, timely manner; • Conduct research and organize information; • Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations as they relate to assigned area of responsibilities; • Perform complex analytical tasks such as: analyze trends and develop cost and caseload projections, and identify trends that influence outcomes; • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in order to present findings and recommendations to individuals and large groups; • Establish goals and objectives; • Write clearly, succinctly and effectively; • Conduct community meetings; • Decision making skills in situations that have a high consequence of error; • Ability to lead by example; • Understand and be responsive to the needs of a culturally diverse population; • Be innovative and flexible in managing program operations and problem solving; • Lead and gain consensus among diverse groups of individuals; • Effectively handle all aspects of personnel related matters; • Work with the judges in both juvenile and adult courts; • Build and maintain professional working relationships with multiple levels of staff and with multiple agency professionals; • Operate computer hardware and software programs including basic keyboarding skills; • Hear and understand speech at normal room levels, and hear and understand speech on the telephone; • Lift, bend, stoop, walk on uneven terrain and reach overhead; • Push, pull squat, twist and turn; • Sit at a desk, conference table or in meeting rooms of various configurations for extended amounts of time; and • Drive a car.    
Stanislaus County Modesto, California 95354, United States
Feb 09, 2017
Full Time
TYPICAL TASKS:  • Receives and screens reports of child/adult abuse or neglect from the community for degree of urgency; • Provides information and referral for services; • Provides 24-hour protective services as back-up to the assigned after-hours social worker in child welfare; • Serves as after-hours social worker, on a rotation basis; • Investigates child abuse or neglect referrals; • Investigates for Juvenile Court dependency actions; • Writes court reports and makes presentations and recommendations to the Juvenile Court; • Provides initial intake, crisis intervention and counseling services to children and their parents; • Provides group orientation to families interested in obtaining County licenses for foster family care; • Provides services to children in out-of-home care and to their parents; • Provides intensive home based services to abused/neglected children and their families; • Selects suitable out-of-home care placements and supervises the children in these placements; • Provides services and transitional planning to foster youth in out-of-home care; • Provide safety and risk assessments throughout the life of a case; • Participates on community task forces and committees; • Acts as a lead worker, when necessary; • Understands the principles/philosophies of Family Decision Meetings and refers cases and participates in the process; • Assesses prospective adoptive parents suitability for adoption; • Possesses a working knowledge and ability to utilize CWS/CMS computer system; and • Participates in and completes required training courses Job Requirements:  ABILITY TO:  • Apply the principles of Social Worker practices related to working with children and their families; • Evaluate personal and psychological factors in children and/or family situations; • Act effectively under stressful situations; • Provide specialized individual, family and group counseling; • Work effectively with professionals in other disciplines and at the same time maintain professional identity; • Express strong personal and professional ethics; • Respect and protect the rights of clients; and • Demonstrate a commitment to children, their protection and their rights to permanent placement, preferably in their own homes KNOWLEDGE OF: • Social service research methods; • Child development; • The impact physical and mental health problems have on personality development and functioning; • Group dynamics; and • Therapeutic intervention techniques • Socioeconomic conditions and trends; • Current issues in the field of child social welfare; • Social welfare programs at the Federal, State and local levels; EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:​ Social Worker IV Pattern I: • A Master’s Degree in Social Work or a two (2) year Master’s Degree in Counseling Pattern II: • Possession of a Master’s Degree must be acquired within 3 months of the application date for the position  Social Worker V • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) or an approved two (2) year Master’s Degree in Counseling; AND • Two (2) years of experience as a Social Worker IV in Stanislaus County Child Welfare Program; OR • Two (2) years of social work casework experience in public child welfare program area