Solano County

Solano County – Employer of Choice

Commitment to Service:  Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.

We serve the public in many different ways, including:

  • Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved
  • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
  • Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
  • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
  • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)
  • Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
  • Administering and enforcing Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning

Our employees: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day-to-day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.

Culture of Learning and Development: Solano County is committed to investing “In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization.   While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Annual Education Fair
  • County Mentoring Program
  • Leadership Academy
  • Supervisory Trainings
  • Skill Development Trainings
  • Self-paced learning opportunities

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Our Community: Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play… The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight yearsthe only California community with that distinction.

  • Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
  • Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
  • Work – The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
  • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

 

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43 job(s) at Solano County

Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Feb 22, 2024
HOW TO APPLY Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply by clicking on the following link: Director of Administrative Services (Open Until Filled) Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Feb 22, 2024
How to Apply Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply in our new system by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/solanocounty/jobs/4398574/public-works-trainee Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 5:00:00 PM
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Help us lead a team dedicated to mental health wellness and recovery! The mission of Solano County Behavioral Health is to provide person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable mental health and substance abuse services, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between the people we serve, their family members and our community providers. Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innova tion and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Mental Health Services Division please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/mhs/default.asp The Position A fully qualified licensed professional, Clinical Psychologists provide psychological evaluation and psychotherapy services to emotionally disturbed and mentally ill clients and their families, as well as provide consultation to staff and community agencies. Clinical Psychologists work as part of the clinical staff in providing community mental health services and may have supervisory responsibilities. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education and/or Experience: Some experience as a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the treatment of emotionally disturbed and mentally ill clients within a community mental health environment which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Special Requirements: Possession of a Psychologist license issued by the State Board of Psychology is required in accordance with Section 5600 et. seq. of the California Welfare and Institutions Code. Independent travel will be required. Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11165/11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting and Section 15630 relating to Adult Abuse and reporting. To review the full job description which includes examples of duties, please visit http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15610 BENEFITS Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2022 calendar year is $1,671.27 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To review complete benefits information, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16514 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities Selection Process 12/07/23 - 5:00 pm, Deadline to submit application and supporting documents for next application review 12/14/23 - 5:00 pm, Deadline to submit application and supporting documents for next application review Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral interview, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. How to Apply Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinical Psychologist) and the recruitment number (22-333030-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. Document Submittal Requirements All applicants must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed) by the final filing date . Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinical Psychologist) and the recruitment number (22-333030-01) in your email or fax. Supplemental Questionnaire This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and whether they will continue in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. 1. Please describe your work experience as a licensed Clinical Psychologist working within a community mental health environment. 2. Please describe your experience conducting psychological testing with adults and/or children and the role you see psychological testing playing in treatment planning and consultation. Veterans Preference Points To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. Americans With Disabilities Act It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. Solano County OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play. The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six consecutive years - the only California community with that distinction. • Live - Solano County, as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include Solano Community College, CSU Maritime, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the County is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries, and Travis Air Force Base. • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts, fertile farmland and recreational areas. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, the Delta, Lake Tahoe region, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY? COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. We serve the public in many different ways, including: Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation) Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. Click here to learn more about Solano County WHY WE EXIST Mission: Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community Core Values: Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy Integrity: We do what we say we will. Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions. Transparency: We communicate the how and why. Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively. Click here to learn more about the Department of Health and Social Services THE POSITION Depending on assignment, incumbents in this class perform social and fiscal case management for clients under probate and Lanterman-Petris-Short (L.P.S.) and guardian conservatorships; estate management by investigating, collecting, inventorying, distribution and disposing of estate assets; and assis ts in administering the business affairs of estates in probate. Incumbents perform technical paralegal duties and related duties as assigned such as case management involving conservatorship and/or decedent estates placed under the jurisdiction of the Public Adminis trator/Public Guardian/Public Conservator's Office. Incumbent works closely with behavioral health, fiscal partners, facilities and related community agencies for the benefit of clients. Assignments may vary in any of the three areas: Public Administrator, Public Guardian, Public Conservator. The incumbent follows general guidelines and procedures, applies provisions of applicable laws in providing client and estate management services. In this position, incumbents may be able to work in a hybrid combination of in office work and remote work during the work week. There are flexible schedules to promote a one day off every other week following probation. IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT T he ideal candidate will possess Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or related field, AND have one year of recent work experience in social case management OR estate management OR legal guardianship, OR conservatorship. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated time management and organizational skills. In addition, successful candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and possess excellent critical thinking skills, sound judgment and decision-making skills. Please refer to the position requirements section for other ways to qualify. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education and/or Experience Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or related field, AND One year of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. OR An Associates Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or related field, AND Three years of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. OR A total of thirty (30) semester or forty five (45) quarter units from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology, or other related course work, AND Five years of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. Please Note: For more information on how to submit your educational documents in order to qualify for this position, please see the Document Submittal Requirements section of this job announcement. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid Class C driver's license is required. Ability to be bonded. Completion of California Association of Public Administrators/Public Guardians/Public Conservators certification is highly desirable . Candidates may be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. Click here for Deputy PA/PG/PC Job Description BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,900.58 per month for 2023. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years. Click here to view the 2023 Benefits Summary Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked. Click here to view the 2023 Benefits Summary for Extra Help CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 12/01/23 - Next deadline to submit application and required documents. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Deputy Public Administrator/Public Guardian/Public Conservator) and the recruitment number (23-343140-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS Education verification is required for this position . All candidates must submit a copy of official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed) or degree (verifying the degree, date earned, and area of specialization) by the final filing date. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTS In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Deputy Public Administrator/Public Guardian/Public Conservator) and the recruitment number (23-343140-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and whether they will continue in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. 1 Which of the following Education/Experience criteria best qualifies you for the position? Criteria 1- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or a related field, AND One year of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. Criteria 2- An Associate Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or a related field, AND Three years of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. Criteria 3- A total of thirty (30) semester or forty five (45) quarter units from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Psychology or other related course work, AND Five years of recent work experience in probate of estates, legal guardianship, conservatorship, estate management, or social work. Criteria 1 Criteria 2 Criteria 3 None of the above 2 I understand that a copy of my college degree or transcripts is required to verify that I meet the education requirement of this class specification. I further understand that failure to submit my educational documents by the filing deadline will result in immediate disqualification from this recruitment. Yes No 3 How many years of Case Management experience do you have? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 4 How many years of experience do you have in Social Work? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 5 How many years of experience do you have working with the California Court System? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 6 How many years of Behavioral Health related experience do you have? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 7 How many years of experience do you have in Probate Estates? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 8 How many years of experience do you have in Legal Guardianship? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 9 How many years of experience do you have in Conservatorship? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years 10 How many years of experience do you have in Estate Management? No experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years More than 4 years SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Independent travel is required. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Click here to take a video tour of Solano County OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years-the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY? COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. We serve the public in many different ways, including: • Providing primary medical, dental, substance abuse, mental health and social services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved, and administering federal, state, and local public assistance programs • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county • Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, defense, probation) • Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, • Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. WHY WE EXIST The mission of Solano County Health and Social Services Department is to promote healthy, safe and stable lived. The Department's vision is for a health, safe and stable community. The values of Health and Social Services are: Diversity Respect Integrity Fairness Transparency Equity Responsiveness To learn more about the Department of Health and Social Services, please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/mission.asp THE POSITION The Medical Billing Supervisor is expected to exercise independent judgment, plan, organize and supervise the medical insurance billing functions and accounting/clerical staff for the Department of Health and Social Services’ Medical Billing Unit ; assists in developing, implementing and maintaining the department-specific patient accounting and billing systems; serves as the electronic health record billing liaison between the County and the State; and resolves technical billing problems in coordination with the claim management system and clearing house provider. The eligible list established will be used to fill full-time, part-time, limited term and extra help positions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education : Associate degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with a major in medical billing and coding, healthcare accounting, or a field closely related to the intent of the class. Education must have included healthcare industry rules and regulations and current procedural code sets and guidelines for medical billing and coding; AND Experience : Three (3) years of direct experience in medical billing and coding or medical accounts receivables; of which one year must have been lead or supervisory experience in any field. LICENSING, CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: • Possession of one (1) of a valid and current certification is required, such as a: Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Documentation Expert-Outpatient (CDEO), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or related certification from a recognized accredited college, university, or professional association (e.g., American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or American Medical Billing Association (AMBA)). • The position may require the possession of a California Driver’s License, Class C. Note : Employees must keep their licenses, certifications and registrations current while employed in this class and failure to do so may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules and/or applicable bargaining agreement. BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,900.58 per month for 2023. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16515 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 02/05/2024 - 5:00pm, Next deadline to submit application and required documents. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (MEDICAL BILLING SUPERVISOR) and the recruitment number (23-705030-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS Education and certification verification is required for this position . All candidates must submit a copy of the following by the final filing date: • Possession of one (1) of the following certifications: of a valid and current certification is required, such as a: Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Documentation Expert-Outpatient (CDEO), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or related certification from a recognized accredited college, university, or professional association (e.g., American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or American Medical Billing Association (AMBA)). PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title ( Medical Billing Supervisor ) and the recruitment number (23-705030-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state 'no experience in this area' instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. 1- How many years of experience do you have in medical billing and coding? None 1-2 years 3-5 years More than 5 years 2- How many years of experience do you have in medical accounts receivable? None 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years 3- How many years of experience do you have as lead or supervisor? Less than 1 year 1-2 years 3-5 years 5 or more years VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, that is, someone who is able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need special testing arrangements, contact the Solano County Department of Human Resources at 707.784.4194, for a Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form. This form should be received in the Human Resources Department within 5 days from the final filing date of the recruitment. A staff member will contact you and advise you how to proceed. IMPORTANT: If you are a Solano County employee with a disabling condition, and are unable to perform the essential functions of your present position with or without reasonable accommodation, you may be eligible for preferential certification to an alternative position. Please immediately notify the ADA Coordinator @ 707.784.4194 to initiate review of this option. SOLANO COUNTY OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. • Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2018): 439,793 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County's Behavioral Health mission is to provide mental health services and support in Solano County that are person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between consumers, family members and providers. Solano County Behavioral Health dedicates itself to the care of Solano residents to help them remainin the community so that they can progress in their recovery and benefit from natural supports, avoiding institutionalization. Behavioral Health provides psychiatric services to Solano Community in an integrated health care environment in three adult and child outpatient clinics located in Vallejo, Fairfield, and Vacaville. Our Services: In addition to outpatient psychiatric services, the Behavioral Health Division offers the following to its clients: Outpatient Psychotherapy Case Management A.C.T. and TIP model services (Full Service Partnerships) Wellness Centers Consumer and Family Support Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion . Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innovation and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Behavioral Health Services Division please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/bh/default.asp THE POSITION Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for Mental Health Clinical Supervisors. Experience in peer support services, consumer advocacy, and personal lived experience is preferred. The current openings are in the following programs: Homeless Outreach Partnership and Engagement: The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor will oversee a team of multidisciplinary staff whose primary function is serving people in the community experiencing or at risk of homelessness and supporting Behavioral Health (BH) and department-wide housing programs and initiatives. The Supervisor will organize and direct homeless outreach, the street medicine program, and engagement/linkage activities; partner and coordinate with shelters, community agencies, Division partners, Mobile Crisis, Law Enforcement; train and coach staff on evaluating and addressing the needs of homeless individuals from a “whole person” approach; provide clinical supervision and guide staff in managing crisis situations; participate in community homeless roundtable meetings; ensure the collection and recording of service delivery data for the purpose of outcome analysis; and facilitate staff’s compliance with Medi-Cal and State documentation requirements for the delivery of Behavioral Health services. The supervisor is expected to approach supervision with staff and the implementation of service delivery through the lens of promoting racial equity, self-sufficiency and meaningful involvement of people with lived experience. The supervisor will also be responsible for evaluating and improving systems and processes to strengthen the team’s functioning, such as creating written workflows and designing/tracking referral forms, client progress, housing linkage- including the reporting of service delivery data for the purpose of outcome analysis. This includes data entry and analysis work by utilizing the coordinated entry Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Additionally, the supervisor will monitor and guide staff’s liaison activities as liaisons to BH programs and across funded housing placements. Mental Health Services ACT/Peer Workforce: Solano County Behavioral Health is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Updates and 3-Year Plans that are created with community and peer input. These efforts are overseen by the Equity Services/MHSA Unit responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts which includes the expansion and implementation of a new Peer Workforce Development Strategy. The incumbent Peer Workforce Supervisor will help lead the divisions Wellness and Recovery efforts for growing a culturally responsive peer workforce that meets the diverse needs of those served and uplifts consumer’s voices. The incumbent will have coordination oversight of peer led programs and activities that include county run and contractor peer services, support groups, Wellness Center programming, and expansion efforts for specialty populations such as youth, SUD, family, crisis, justice-involved and others. Some of the duties include the following: Supervise Wellness and Recovery programmatic efforts such as peer volunteer recruitment, peer networks for county and contractor staff, support groups, continuous training, etc. Provide direct supervision of Wellness and Recovery Staff who in turn provide 1:1 coaching support to peer support specialist embedded in programs throughout SCBH. Provide guidance to Peer Supervisors regarding core components of peer work, recovery-oriented peer activities, and keeping them abreast of organization-specific policies. Oversees Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification process for initial applications and renewals. Develops tracking tools and monitors data related to programmatic goals and DHCS regulations. Coordinates the implementation of CalAIM documentation standards for Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist and service provision across mental health and substance use systems. Develops policy, program, and operational recommendations to the system of care based on the experiences and specific needs of consumers, family members, and caregivers. Coordinates outreach activities and presentations with peers, community partners and the general public during May is Mental Health Month, Suicide Prevention, Recovery Month, and other peer related efforts. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies as the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education and Experience: At least one year of experience in providing clinical and/or administrative oversight to newly hired and/or lower level staff in a mental health setting; AND Two years of experience equivalent to the Mental Health Clinician (Licensed) in Solano County OR Four years of experience following licensure or registration for licensure in a mental health related setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction issues for those assigned to the substance abuse settings; AND Current licensure by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or current licensure by the State of California Board of Psychology as a Psychologist. Note: Loss of the required State licensure shall result in termination or reassignment, if such a vacancy exists and the incumbent meets the minimum requirements for the vacant position. (Such action will be taken in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules). Click here for the Mental Health Clinical Supervisor Job Description BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,900.58 per month for 2023. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16476 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 12/26/23 - Next Application Review Deadline to submit application and any required documents. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date . Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment. Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS A current State of California license (MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist) is required for this position. All candidates must submit proof of their current license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or current State of California Board of Psychology license as a Psychologist. Candidates who fail to provide proof of licensure by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinical Supervisor) and the recruitment number (23-335110-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. Note: For class specs requiring “recent” experience, include an SQ asking applicants to verify that they have recent experience including the dates of the recent experience. 1 Describe your experience serving people with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders with high intensity services in the community? 2 Describe your experiences overseeing clinical teams and programs and which modalities and evidence base practices have you and the teams provided? 3 Describe your experiences with supervising staff, interns, or students and how you approach training and coaching. 4 Do you have a working knowledge of documentation requirements for Medi-Cal, shared decision making and clinical assessments to inform treatment planning? SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Independent travel may be required. Driver’s License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C Driver’s License may be required at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C Driver’s License is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this driver’s license requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Assignment Requirements: Some positions in these classes may require work in an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE . Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Click here to take a video tour of Solano County. OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY? COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. We serve the public in many different ways, including: • Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county • Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation) • Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, • Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. To learn more about Solano County, please visit: www.solanocounty.com WHY WE EXIST The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives. Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community Core Values • Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. • Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy. • Integrity: We do what we say will. • Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions. • Transparency: We communicate the how and why. • Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. • Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively. To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp The Public Health Services Division believes that health is all about people; where they live, learn, work, and play. From our staff to our clients, we provide people with the tools they need to maintain and improve their health. The services we provide are incredibly diverse and include such activities as conducting public health nurse home visits for moms and babies, providing medical care in our clinics, and much more. You will not find a more committed group of people than public health workers. It takes a special kind of dedication to enter the public health field. Our passion is promoting health, livable communities and healthy lifestyles. As a result, we care for individuals and the community with compassion and respect. To learn more about the Public Health Services Division, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/ph/about.asp The Position As a Public Health Nutritionist (Entry), you will work towards reducing chronic disease by increasing access and consumption of healthy foods/beverages, improving physical activity opportunities and linkages to critical community resources. You will do this through education to help families and individuals eat well, be active and stay healthy. You will also work on policy, systems and environmental changes to create a healthier community. Under general supervision, the Public Health Nutritionist (Entry) learn to provide nutrition services for program planning, implementation and evaluation and to provide direct nutrition services for Health and Social Services Department clients participating in various programs. Additionally, the Public Health Nutritionist (Entry) learn to plan, implement, evaluative, and integrate nutrition services within programs and services and learn to provide individualized nutrition assessment, education and counseling to prevent disease, treat disease and to improve the health of individuals, families and the community. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university, in Nutrition or Dietetics. A Master’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health or related field is desirable. Experience: No experience required. SPECIAL REQUIRMENTS Incumbents must be Registered Dietitian Eligible through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, or possess certification as a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Incumbents who are Registered Dietitian Eligible must obtain certification as a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a condition of passing probation. Applicants may be required to possess or have the ability to obtain a valid California Driver’s License, Class C. To view the job description for this position, please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=30352 BENEFITS Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2023 calendar year is $1,900.58 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full-day fixed and 2 half-day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16512 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities Selection Process 09/26/23 - Next Deadline to submit application and any required documents for the first application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. How to Apply Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. Document Submittal Requirements All candidates must submit a copy of the following by the application review deadline : Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist certification issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or provide verification of Registration Eligible. Candidates who fail to submit their certification by the application review deadline will be disqualified from the recruitment, unless otherwise specified in the job announcement. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Public Health Nutritionist - Entry) and the recruitment number (23-332070-01) in your email or fax. Supplemental Questionnaire This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. 1 I certify that I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) or Registered Dietitian (RD) and have a Registration ID number issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. I understand that a copy of my Commission on Dietetics Registration card is required to be submitted by the application review deadline. Yes No 2 If you answered yes to the prior question, provide your Registration ID number and state of Registration (e.g., CA). If you answered no to the prior question, enter N/A. 3 I confirm that I hold Registered Dietitian Eligible status. I understand that documentation verifying this status is required to be submitted by the application review deadline. Yes No Supplemental Information Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include the State of California Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and criminal checks in any City/County where the applicant has lived, worked or gone to school. Independent Travel: Incumbents are required to travel independently, for example, to perform work at other work sites, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc. Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work weekends, holidays, irregular hours, before and after normal business hours. Drug Testing: Candidates for positions in this class and employees in this class will be subject to Pre-Employment, Reasonable Suspicion, Post Accident, Return-To-Duty and Follow-Up drug testing in accordance with the Solano County Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Policy. Child Abuse Reporting: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Sections 11165.7 and 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. Elder Abuse Reporting: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 15630 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code relating to elder abuse reporting. Language Proficiency: Some positions allocated to this class will require the applicant to speak, read and write in a language other than English. After 12 months, employees in the Public Health Nutritionist (Entry) classification may be flexibly promoted to the journey level without further examination, upon the approval of the Appointing Authority and the Director of Human Resources. Veterans Preference Points To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE REVIEW DEADLINE . Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. Americans With Disabilities Act It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the review deadline of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. Solano County Click here to take a video tour of Solano County . OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. County Population (2019): 447,643 SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives. Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community Core Values Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy. Integrity: We do what we say will. Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions. Transparency: We communicate the how and why. Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively. Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp Where Compassion and Healing Come Together The Family Health Services Clinics of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for a part-time Clinic Physician (Board Certified). The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered. We are committed to improving the quality of life locally by providing exceptional medical services, tracking and preventing the spread of disease, and promoting health and safety through education and communication. Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide the following services, which include, but are not limited to: Full Family-Centered Medical Care Well Child Visits & Immunizations STD/HIV Testing & Treatment Work/School/Sports Physicals Women's Health Services Behavioral Health Care Diabetic Screening & Treatment Family Centered Dental Care To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit: http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp The Position Clinic Physicians provide medical services for programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, and occupational medical services; to provide on-call services. They are responsibility for providing direct medical services for Health and Social Services Department clients in various programs. Employees perform highly responsible and specialized professional functions and tasks independently requiring a high degree of professional level knowledge and expertise and excellent organizational and communication skills. Incumbents are expected to be well versed in clinical practice guidelines for managing acute and chronic medical conditions. The Clinic Physician differs from the Clinic Physician (Board Certified) in that the latter is required to possess and maintain certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association. Employees may have programmatic, clinical, and administrative responsibilities and participate in ensuring continuous quality improvement. T his recruitment is intended to fill Clinic Physician (Extra - Help) positions . Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked may be part-time or full-time, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience : Some professional level experience performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Education/Training : A Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; additional education or training in public health services, public administration and/or clinic management desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Independent travel will be required. To view the job description for this position, please visit : https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15605 Document Submittal Requirements A copy of Medical Degree (MD/DO) AND a copy of valid license to practice medicine in California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners is required and must be submitted prior to application deadline. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to final application deadline. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinic Physician) and the recruitment number (23-33020-01) in your email or fax. Supplemental Information This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state 'no experience in this area' instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. 1 I understand that since this position is assigned to the health clinic, I will be required to show proof of vaccination. For individuals with a religious belief, or medical reason, that prevents them from taking the vaccine, they must request an exemption. Yes No 2 I understand that I must submit a copy of the following by the final filing deadline : Proof of Medical Degree (MD/DO) Yes No 3 I understand that I must provide either documentation or a license number to validate possession of required valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners by the filing deadline. Yes No Selection Plan 1/30/2024 - Next deadline to submit application and required documents. 10/02/23 - Next deadline to submit application and required documents. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. BENEFITS Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2023 calendar year is $1,900.58 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 1 floating paid holiday per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16478 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: Tuition Reimbursement Program Annual Education Fair County Mentoring Program Leadership Academy Supervisory Trainings Skill Development Trainings Self-paced learning opportunities Selection Process 7/26/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for third application review. 6/26/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for third application review. 5/24/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for second application review. 02/27/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for first application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. How to Apply Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, licenses/certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. Americans With Disabilities Act It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, that is, someone who is able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need special testing arrangements, contact the Solano County Department of Human Resources at 707.784.6170, for a Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form. This form should be received in the Human Resources Department within 5 days from the final filing date of the recruitment. A staff member will contact you and advise you how to proceed. IMPORTANT: If you are a Solano County employee with a disabling condition, and are unable to perform the essential functions of your present position with or without reasonable accommodation, you may be eligible for preferential certification to an alternative position. Please immediately notify the ADA Analyst @ 784-6170 to initiate review of this option. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives. Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community Core Values Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy. Integrity: We do what we say will. Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions. Transparency: We communicate the how and why. Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively. Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp Where Compassion and Healing Come Together The Family Health Services Clinics of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for a part-time Clinic Physician (Board Certified). The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered. We are committed to improving the quality of life locally by providing exceptional medical services, tracking and preventing the spread of disease, and promoting health and safety through education and communication. Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide the following services, which include, but are not limited to: Full Family-Centered Medical Care Well Child Visits & Immunizations STD/HIV Testing & Treatment Work/School/Sports Physicals Women's Health Services Behavioral Health Care Diabetic Screening & Treatment Family Centered Dental Care To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit: http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp THE POSITION Clinic Physicians provide medical services for programs including general medical clinics, specialized clinics, and occupational medical services. Clinic Physicians are responsible for providing direct medical services for Health and Social Services Department clients in various programs. Clinic Physicians perform highly responsible and specialized professional functions and tasks independently requiring a high degree of professional level knowledge and expertise and excellent organizational and communication skills. Clinic Physicians are expected to be well versed in clinical practice guidelines for managing acute and chronic medical conditions. The Board Certified Clinic Physician differs from the Clinic Physician job class by maintaining certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association. Clinic Physicians may have programmatic, clinical, and administrative responsibilities. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience: Some professional level experience performing responsible patient evaluations and treatment of clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Education/Training: A Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; additional education or training in public health services, public administration and/or clinic management desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners. Possession of a valid certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association. To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15606 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,900.58 per month for 2023. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16478 Additional benefits Solano County currently provides for Board Certified Clinic Physicians: Moving and relocation allowance of up to $3,000, upon approval. Limited night and weekend patient schedules. Student Loan Repayment program for providers who provide healthcare services in federally designated California Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSAs) and in Certified Eligible Sites (CES) Malpractice insurance County paid coverage. Employees are granted up to 50 hours of Continuing Education Days and $3,000 annually for continuing education requirements (pro-rated for regular part-time employees) and $550 per fiscal year for costs associated with membership in preferred professional organization (pro-rated for regular part-time employees). Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: Tuition Reimbursement Program Annual Education Fair County Mentoring Program Leadership Academy Supervisory Trainings Skill Development Trainings Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 1/30/2024 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review 10/24/2023 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review 07/24/2023 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review 06/22/2023 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review. 05/04/2023 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for first application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, licenses/certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS A Medical Degree (MD/DO), a valid license as a physician and surgeon issued by the state of California, AND possession of a valid certification by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association are required for this position. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinic Physician) and the recruitment number (23- 333160-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE I understand that this position requires the following documents: Copy of my MD or DO Degree (or transcripts which verify student, institution, date and degree conferred) Copy of my valid license to practice medicine in California issued by the Board of Medical Examiners Copy of my valid certificate by a specialty board recognized by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association I will be submitting these documents in the following manner: Uploading to my online application prior to submittal Emailing to recruitment@solanocounty.com Faxing to (707) 784-3424 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Independent travel will be required. Candidates for employment must, as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Click here to take a video tour of Solano County. OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY? COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. We serve the public in many different ways, including: • Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county • Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation) • Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, • Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, & Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, & land use planning OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. WHY WE EXIST The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives. Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community Core Values • Diversity: We respect and value cross -culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all. • Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy. • Integrity: We do what we say will. • Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions. • Transparency: We communicate the how and why. • Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities. • Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively. To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp Where Compassion and Healing Come Together The Family Health Services Clinics of the Health and Social Services Department is currently recruiting for a Clinic Registered Nurse. The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered. We are committed to improving the quality of life locally by providing exceptional medical services, tracking and preventing the spread of disease, and promoting health and safety through education and communication. Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide the following services, which include, but are not limited to: - Full Family-Centered Medical Care - Well Child Visits & Immunizations - STD/HIV Testing & Treatment - Work/School/Sports Physicals - Women's Health Services - Behavioral Health Care - Diabetic Screening & Treatment - Family Centered Dental Care To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/ph/bureaus/fhs/default.asp THE POSITION The Clinic Registered Nurse is a journey level, professional nursing classification. This class is characterized by the responsibility to coordinate the operational activities of public health clinics in addition to providing nursing services in the clinical environment. Positions in this class are assigned in various public health clinics, medical clinics, specialty clinics, and medical mobile van. Duties of the Clinic Registered Nurse will include the following: outpatient nursing services related to patient triage, authorization of medication refills, medication administration in accordance with provider orders, assistance with patient examinations and treatments, completion of laboratory and phlebotomy protocols, specialty referral authorizations, inventory of medications, patient care coordination and patient education. Incumbents work under the medical direction of a physician and within established protocols of the Health Department. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience: One year of nursing or patient care experience. AND Education/Training: Associate’s degree in Nursing or diploma in Nursing from a three year RN program is required. Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. See Document Submittal Requirements section below for more information. To review the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15607 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2022 calendar year is $ 1,671.27 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16512 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 10/29/2023 - Deadline to submit application and required documents for application review. 11/28/2022 - Deadline to submit application and required documents for application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinic Registered Nurse) and the recruitment number (22-533010-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS Associate’s degree in Nursing or diploma in Nursing from a three year RN program AND a Registered Nursing license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing are required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) AND proof of their current license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing by the final filing deadline . Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts AND proof of licensure by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Clinic Registered Nurse) and the recruitment number (22-533010-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. As noted in the job announcement, responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. 1 Describe your experience in an outpatient clinical setting. 2 Describe your experience with Electronic Health Records (EHR). What systems have you used? 3 Describe your experience working with culturally diverse populations. 4 I understand that I must submit a copy of the following by the final filing deadline : Proof of the required Associate's Degree in Nursing or diploma in Nursing from a three year RN program. All applicants must submit a copy of their degree (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or transcripts (official/unofficial verifying the student, institution, and date and degree conferred). Verification of Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing I will be submitting all of the above in the following manner: Uploading to my employment application prior to submittal Emailing to recruitment@solanocounty.com Faxing to (707) 784-3424 Mailing or hand delivering to 675 Texas St., Suite 1800, Fairfield, CA 94533 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Independent travel may be required. Incumbents must be able to work in an environment which may include exposure to communicable disease. Candidates for employment must as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Take a video tour of Solano County: OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2018): 439,793 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Help us lead a team dedicated to mental health wellness and recovery! The mission of Solano County Behavioral Health is to provide person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable mental health and substance abuse services, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between the people we serve, their family members and our community providers. Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innova tion and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Mental Health Services Division please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/mhs/default.asp THE POSITION Clinical Psychologist (Entry) under direction, provides or assists in providing psychological evaluation and psychotherapy services to emotionally disturbed and mentally ill clients and their families. Clinical Psychologist (Entry) provides consultation to staff and community agencies; performs related duties as required. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: No experience required, however, applicants must demonstrated possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Special Requirements: Candidates are expected to gain qualifying experience for licensure. Incumbents of this class must possess a Ph.D. in Psychology and obtain a valid Clinical Psychologist license issued by the State Board of Medical Quality Assurance within two years from the date of appointment. Possession of a Clinical Psychologist license issued by the State Board of Medical Quality Assurance may be required; however, waivers may be granted in accordance with Section 5600 et. seq. of the California Welfare and Institutions Code. Independent travel will be required. Selectees for employment must as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. Incumbents of this class should demonstrate necessary knowledge and abilities to be promoted to Clinical Psychologist with 36 months of appointment. To review the full job description which includes examples of duties, please visit https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15611 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2022 calendar year is $1,671.27 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To review complete benefits information, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16514 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: https://admin.solanocounty.com:4433/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 12/28/23 - 5:00 pm , Deadline to submit application and supporting documents for next application review 01/04/24 - 5:00 pm , Deadline to submit application and supporting documents for next application review Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral interview, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinical Psychologist - Entry) and the recruitment number (22-332010-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS All applicants must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed) by the application review deadline . Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the review deadline will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the application review deadline. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Clinical Psychologist- Entry) and the recruitment number (22-332010-01) in your email or fax. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE APPLICATION REVIEW DEADLINE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the application review deadline. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play. The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six consecutive years - the only California community with that distinction. • Live - Solano County, as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include Solano Community College, CSU Maritime, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the County is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries, and Travis Air Force Base. • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts, fertile farmland and recreational areas. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, the Delta, Lake Tahoe region, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/solanocounty/jobs/4379194/correctional-officer-lateral?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
HOW TO APPLY Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/solanocounty/jobs/4355687/deputy-district-attorney-i-iv?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY? COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. We serve the public in many different ways, including: Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation) Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. WHY WE EXIST The mission of the Solano County Public Defender is to protect and defend the rights, liberty, and dignity of our clients, to enforce the constitutional rights to due process, and to ensure the integrity of the criminal justice system for all, regardless of economic status, by providing excellent, compassionate legal representation. The Public Defender’s Office strives to: • Treat each client with dignity • Fight for a fair legal system • Tenaciously litigate for our clients • Provide client-centered representation • Proactively seek new knowledge • Collaborate as a team • Strive for continued excellence To learn more about the Public Defender's Office, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/pubdefender/home.asp THE POSITION The Public Defender of Solano County invites you to apply for the position of Deputy Public Defender I - IV. The Office is looking for attorneys who have a sincere dedication to criminal defense along with litigation skills anywhere from criminal defense law clerk, up to seasoned attorney's with felony trial experience. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur in the Public Defender's Office. POSITION REQUIREMENTS EXPERIENCE: Deputy Public Defender I ( $7,926.70 to $9,634.95 month ): No experience required; however, applicants must demonstrate possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Deputy Public Defender II ( $10,728.33 to $13,040.43 / month ): A minimum of six months of criminal defense and trial experience as a Deputy Public Defender I or its equivalent which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Three years of experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the six months criminal law experience. Deputy Public Defender III ( $12,337.65 to $14,996.56 / month ): A minimum of one year criminal defense and trial experience as a Deputy Public Defender II or its equivalent (a total of one and one-half years of criminal defense and trial experience as Deputy Public Defender) which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Four years of experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the two years criminal law experience. Deputy Public Defender IV ( $14,191.11 to $17,249.38 / month ): A minimum of one year of criminal defense and trial experience as a Deputy Public Defender III or its equivalent (a total of two and one-half years of criminal defense as a Deputy Public Defender) which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Five years experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for three years criminal law experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Active membership in the California State Bar Association is required.* Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver's license may be required. To view the job descriptions which include the requisite knowledge and abilities, please visit: Deputy Public Defender I https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15706 Deputy Public Defender II http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15707 Deputy Public Defender III http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15708 Deputy Public Defender IV http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15709 *An active California State Bar number will be required prior to appointment. Please see the Document Submittal Requirements section below. BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,671.27 per month for 2022. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive one floating paid holiday per year. Effective July 1 of each year, employees are granted 80 hours of Attorney Time Off. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16491 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours Sick Leave for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 01/16/24 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and required documents for next application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Deputy Public Defender I-IV (DOQ)) and the recruitment number (21-313100-01) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS There is no required document submittal for this recruitment; however, all applicants are required to enter their active California State Bar Number on their submitted employment application . If applicants wish to submit additional documents details for submittal follow. If applicants do not yet have their California State Bar number, they are required to submit documentation from the California State Bar Association verifying their number is pending. An active California State Bar number will be required prior to appointment. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Deputy Public Defender I-IV (DOQ)) and the recruitment number (21-313100-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. Briefly explain any experience or training you have had working with multi-cultural ethnic group and/or indigent persons which you feel would aid you in performing the duties of a Deputy Public Defender I-IV. Describe any experience as a student, law clerk or practicing attorney in which you assumed the role of advocate in a litigation context. If you have actual trial experience indicate: The number and nature of trials Any particular information about each trial that you believe the Panel should know Describe any aspect of your background and experience which you feel demonstrates a substantial interest or motivation in indigent criminal defense work. What special attributes or characteristics do you feel you would bring to the position of Deputy Public Defender I-IV that would particularly distinguish you? SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Independent travel may be required. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years -the only California community with that distinction. • Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/solanocounty/jobs/4379240/deputy-sheriff-lateral?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County is transitioning to a new applicant tracking system! Check out this great career opportunity and apply by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/solanocounty/jobs/4380837/deputy-sheriff-academy-graduate?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County's Behavioral Health mission is to provide mental health services and support in Solano County that are person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between consumers, family members and providers. Solano County Behavioral Health dedicates itself to the care of Solano residents to help them remainin the community so that they can progress in their recovery and benefit from natural supports, avoiding institutionalization. Behavioral Health provides psychiatric services to Solano Community in an integrated health care environment in three adult and child outpatient clinics located in Vallejo, Fairfield, and Vacaville. Our Services: In addition to outpatient psychiatric services, the Behavioral Health Division offers the following to its clients: Outpatient Psychotherapy Case Management A.C.T. model services (Full Service Partnerships) Wellness Centers Consumer and Family Support Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion . Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innovation and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Behavioral Health Services Division please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/bh/default.asp THE POSITION Under administrative direction, Mental Health Clinician (Licensed) provides mental health treatment services for mental, emotional, behavioral, and chemically dependent disorders in in-patient or out-patient settings, including assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, non-medical psychotherapy, and initiation of involuntary holds. Incumbents provide and oversee both treatment and continuing care, prepare reports and maintain records related to patient or client services, and related duties as required. The following teams/units exist within the Behavioral Health Division: The Quality Improvement Team works with all Mental Health Plan programs to support documentation practices, facilitate clinical trainings and support activities, collect and analyze healthcare data, and assist programs to effectively ensure that State and federal requirements are being implemented. The Triage Unit focuses on early engagement, crisis management, clinical assessment and supportive services for individuals with serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders and criminal justice involvement. The SMART Team supports clients who are CalWORKS Welfare-to-Work recipients who suffer from mental health, substance use and/or domestic violence issues which reasonably prevent them from looking for employment or maintaining employment. The team offers clinical assessments and provide individual/family/group therapy services and case management services. The Integrated Care Clinic serves adult clients with serious and persistent behavioral health issues. The mental health clinician provides clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning and assist in determining levels of care including involuntary holds, provide individual and group therapy when indicated, and facilitate brief case management. The Children’s Full Service Partnership Team is comprised of a multidisciplinary team that provides intensive mental health services to children and families in the home and community. This team members work collaboratively with the family and other ancillary services to provide a team approach to meet the needs of the child and family. The Adult Full Service Partnership Team provides Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) to adults who have been recently hospitalized, incarcerated, or are at risk of being hospitalized due to the severity of their mental health symptoms in combination with insufficient social supports and co-morbid medical and/or substance abuse conditions. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education and Experience Two years of post Master’s degree supervised experience in a mental health related setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction issues for those assigned to the substance abuse settings; AND Current licensure by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or any other equivalent Licensed approved by the California Board of Behavioral Science. Note: Loss of the required State licensure shall result in termination or reassignment, if such a vacancy exists and the incumbent meets the minimum requirements for the vacant position. (Such action will be taken in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules). To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15897 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2022 calendar year is $1,671.27 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position , please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16514 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 12/14/ 23 - 5:00pm NEXT Deadline to submit application and any required documents for next application review. 12/21/23 - 5:00pm NEXT Deadline to submit application and any required documents for next application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinician (Licensed)) and the recruitment number (22-333190-01) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment. Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS All candidates must submit a copy of the following by the screening date : Current licensure by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or any other equivalent Licensed approved by the California Board of Behavioral Science. Proof of a Master's degree by either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or transcripts (official or unofficial which verify the student, institution, date and degree conferred) Candidates who fail to submit the above by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinician (Licensed)) and the recruitment number (22-333190-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. 1. Do you possess a current license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)? Yes No Do you possess a current license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)? Yes No If you do not possess either a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Clinical Social Worker license, do you possess an equivalent license approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences? Yes No If yes, please indicate your license below: 2. Please select all the areas that you have one or more years of clinical experience. Adult Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Social Services Court Services Juvenile Justice Children Inpatient Crisis School Grief or Hospice Probation Residential Treatment Disaster Relief Conservatorship Family Custody Services Working with Homeless Population 3. Select your experience(s) with treating and/or counseling in any of the follow areas: Client - centered group and individual counseling Family systems Crisis Intervention Adult Mental Health Recreational Therapy Individual Therapy Experience with psychiatry clients Experience working with Primary Care Physicians Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trauma Focused Treatment Brief Treatment 4. Do you have experience using the following psychosocial techniques and/or guidelines? Motivational Interviewing Yes No Cognitive Behavior Therapy Yes No Dialectical Behavior Therapy Yes No Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy Yes No Assertive Community Treatment Yes No American Society of Addiction Medicine Criteria for Assessment Yes No 5. Does your multi-disciplinary team experience include working with any of the following? Community-based services Yes No County Behavioral Health Yes No County Child Welfare Services Yes No 6. Do you have experience working in a community-based agency or county mental health setting serving the following populations? Children Yes No Adults Yes No Juvenile Sex Offenders Yes No Dual Diagnosed Yes No Corrections and/or Probation Services Yes No 7. Some positions require bilingual skills in Spanish. Applicants who indicate bilingual skills in will be required to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. Are you proficient in speaking, reading and writing Spanish? Yes No 8. Some positions require bilingual skills in Tagalog. Applicants who indicate they have bilingual skills will be required to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in Tagalog. Are you proficient in speaking, reading and writing Tagalog? Yes No SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Driver’s License : Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C Driver’s License may be required at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C Driver’s License is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this driver’s license requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Language Proficiency : Some positions may require bilingual skills. Assignment Requirements : Some positions in these classes may require work in an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Psychotherapy : Incumbents provide non-medical psychotherapy to clients in accordance with State law and regulation as individual licensing permits. Travel: Independent travel may be required to various work sites and client residences. Candidates for some positions in this class will be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and/or policy. Child Abuse Reporting: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE SCREENING DATE . Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Take a video tour of Solano County: OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. County Population (2019): 447,643 SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County's Behavioral Health mission is to provide mental health services and support in Solano County that are person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between consumers, family members and providers. Solano County Behavioral Health dedicates itself to the care of Solano residents to help them remainin the community so that they can progress in their recovery and benefit from natural supports, avoiding institutionalization. Behavioral Health provides psychiatric services to Solano Community in an integrated health care environment in three adult and child outpatient clinics located in Vallejo, Fairfield, and Vacaville. Our Services: In addition to outpatient psychiatric services, the Behavioral Health Division offers the following to its clients: Outpatient Psychotherapy Case Management A.C.T. model services (Full Service Partnerships) Wellness Centers Consumer and Family Support Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion . Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innovation and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Behavioral Health Services Division please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/bh/default.asp THE POSITION The Mental Health Clinician (Registered) is the professional intern level classification which provides mental health treatment services for mental, emotional and co-occurring disorders, including substance abuse and/or developmental disability and chemical dependency disorders in inpatient or outpatient settings, including assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, non-medical psychotherapy, and initiation of involuntary holds; provides and oversees both treatment and continuing care; prepares reports and maintains records related to client or client services. The Mental Health Clinician (Registered) is a professional intern level classification in which incumbents must possess a Marriage, Family Therapist Intern or an Associate Clinical Social Worker License. Work is performed within the limits of licensing and professional standards. Clinicians use established clinical methods and procedures for client assessment, planning and implementation of treatment plans, and non-medical psychotherapy. Clients served suffer from serious and persistent emotional, mental and/or substance abuse problems. The work is performed in accordance with the requirements as mental health professionals with certain decisions and actions requiring sign-off by licensed staff. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education and Experience No experience required. Possession of a Master’s degree in a field of study approved by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; AND Acceptance by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as either a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI) or Associate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ALCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or any other equivalent Licensed approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Please see "Document Submittal Requirements" section below for more information. Note: Failure to obtain such required license within the legally specified timelines or loss of State registration shall result in termination or reassignment, if such a vacancy exists and the incumbent meets the minimum requirements for the vacant position. (Such action will be taken in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules). To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15898 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2022 calendar year is $1,671.27 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16514 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off [Represented] Sick Leave [Unrepresented] for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra help position, please visit: Represented - http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516 SELECTION PROCESS Application Review: 12/14/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and any required documents for next application review. 12/21/23 - 5:00pm Deadline to submit application and any required documents for next application review. Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinician -Registered) and the recruitment number (22-333180-01) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment. Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS All candidates must submit a copy of the following by the final filing deadline: Proof of the required Master's degree. All applicants must submit a copy of their degree (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or transcripts (official/unofficial verifying the student, institution, and date and degree conferred). Verification of acceptance by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as either a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI) or Associate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ALCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or any other equivalent Licensed approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma/transcripts and licensure verification by the screening deadline will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinician -Registered) and the recruitment number (22-333180-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. Do you have verification of acceptance by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI)? Yes No Do you have verification of acceptance by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as a Associate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ALCSW)? Yes No Do you have verification of acceptance by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor(LPCC)? Yes No Do you have verification of acceptance by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) in any other equivalent license approved by the California Board of Behavioral Science? Yes No If yes, please indicate your license below: 1 Describe your experience with providing or supporting mental health services to severely, persistently mentally ill adults. I have less than 1 year of experience I have 1 - 2 years of experience I have 2 - 4 years of experience I have more than 4 years of experience I have no experience 2 Please describe your familiarity/experience working in a community based mental health agency or county mental health setting. I have less than 1 year of experience I have 1 - 2 years of experience I have 2 - 4 years of experience I have more than 4 years of experience I have no experience 3 Please select the option that best describes your experience working with multi-disciplinary teams. I have less than 1 year of experience I have 1 - 2 years of experience I have 2 - 4 years of experience I have more than 4 years of experience I have no experience 4 Please select the option that best describes your experience working with youth who have experienced traumatic life events or who have been involved with multiple agencies such as child welfare, juvenile justice, special education services. I have less than 1 year of experience I have 1 - 2 years of experience I have 2 - 4 years of experience I have more than 4 years of experience I have no experience 5 Proof of the required Master's degree. All applicants must submit a copy of their degree (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or transcripts (official/unofficial verifying the student, institution, and date and degree conferred). Verification of acceptance by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as a candidate for licensure (registered intern/associate) as either a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI) or Associate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ALCSW) or any other equivalent licensed approved by the California Board of Behavioral Science. I will be submitting all the above in the following manner: Uploading to my employment application prior to submittal Emailing to recruitment@solanocounty.com Faxing to (707) 784-3424 6 Some positions may require bilingual skills. Applicants who indicate bilingual skills on their application may be required to demonstrate proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in the language indicated. Are you proficient in speaking, reading, and writing any of the following languages? Spanish Tagalog Vietnamese None of the above SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Driver’s License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C Driver’s License may be required at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C Driver’s License is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this driver’s license requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Assignment Requirements: Some positions in these classes may require work in an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Psychotherapy: Incumbents provide non-medical psychotherapy to clients in accordance with State law and regulation as individual licensing permits. Travel: Independent travel may be required to various work sites and client residences. Background Investigation: Candidates for some positions in this class will be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and/or policy. Compliance Agreements: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with mandatory child and elder abuse reporting, drug free workforce, and confidentiality. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE . Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY Take a video tour of Solano County: OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction. Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. County Population (2019): 447,643 SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Solano County, CA Fairfield, California, United States
Dec 17, 2023
Introduction Solano County's Behavioral Health mission is to provide mental health services and support in Solano County that are person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between consumers, family members and providers. Solano County Behavioral Health dedicates itself to the care of Solano residents to help them remainin the community so that they can progress in their recovery and benefit from natural supports, avoiding institutionalization. Behavioral Health provides psychiatric services to Solano Community in an integrated health care environment in three adult and child outpatient clinics located in Vallejo, Fairfield, and Vacaville. Our Services: In addition to outpatient psychiatric services, the Behavioral Health Division offers the following to its clients: Outpatient Psychotherapy Case Management A.C.T. model services (Full Service Partnerships) Wellness Centers Consumer and Family Support Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion . Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innovation and positive outcomes for the people we serve. To learn more about the Behavioral Health Services Division please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/mhs/default.asp THE POSITION The Mental Health Nurse position in the behavioral health outpatient programs performs high level licensed professional nursing duties in the clinics and in the community including: critical assessment of the client’s needs (including physical health), psychiatric conditions and current status; health evaluation and screening; patient care instruction, dispensing of psychotropic oral medication and administration of long-acting injectable medications; conducting brief individual education and counseling to patients and/or family members regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and physical health follow-up, encourages linkage to health services; consulting with the physicians and clinical program colleagues; addressing medication issues and pharmacy concerns and requests; reconciling medication inventories, coordinating pharmacy deliveries and completing accurate and timely documentation. Mental Health Nurse supports client recovery and resilience, engaging in health promotion, prevention, and educational activities (i.e., assess for risky behaviors and attempt behavior change); educates other team members to help them monitor psychiatric symptoms and medication side effects; and when clients are in agreement, develops strategies to maximize the taking of medications as prescribed (e.g., behavioral tailoring, development of individual cues and reminders.) POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience: Two years of psychiatric nursing or community mental health nursing experience. Education/Training: Associate’s degree in Nursing or diploma in Nursing from a three year RN program. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required. Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Possession of a current CPR certificate. To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15900 BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,671.27 per month for 2022 . The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year. Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16512 Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked. To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit: https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16516 CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: • Tuition Reimbursement Program • Annual Education Fair • County Mentoring Program • Leadership Academy • Supervisory Trainings • Skill Development Trainings • Self-paced learning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS APPLICATION REVIEW EVERY THURSDAY by 5:00pm ON A WEEKLY BASIS - Deadline to submit application and required documents for application review. 12/14/23 - By 5:00pm - Next application Review Deadline 12/21/23 - By 5:00pm - Next application Review Deadline Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com , to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Nurse) and the recruitment number (21-333050-02) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date. Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment . Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 , business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time. DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS An Associate’s Degree in Nursing or diploma in Nursing from a three year RN program AND a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California AND a current CPR certificate are required for this position . All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or transcripts (official or unofficial which verify the institution attended, date and degree conferred) by the screening deadline . Candidates who fail to submit the required documents by the screening deadline will be disqualified from the recruitment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. How to Submit Your Documents In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Nurse) and the recruitment number (22-333050-01) in your email or fax. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting. Candidates for some positions in this class will be required to pass a background investigation in accordance with applicable law, regulation and/or policy. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons. Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215 . This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. SOLANO COUNTY OUR COMMUNITY Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years-the only California community with that distinction. • Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability. • Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis. • Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries. • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. County Population (2019): 447,643 The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled