County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

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San Mateo County government protects and enhances the health, safety, welfare, and natural resources of the community, and provides quality services that benefit and enrich the lives of the people of this community.

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San Mateo County is located in the scenic San Francisco Bay Area. The County’s diverse population has approximately 750,000 residents, growing to over one million in daytime population. San Mateo County provides the benefits of a temperate climate and clean air, with abundant ocean sports and recreational activities. Rural open space areas, as well as metropolitan San Francisco, are within easy reach. San Mateo County government has a budget of $2.4 billion, with a workforce of over 5,400 employees in 22 departments and agencies.

San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist I/II-Child Welfare MH-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. Thecurrentvacancy is unclassified and works in theBehavioral Healthand Recovery Services Division'sChild Welfare Mental Health Unit. The Clinicianwill drive to schools, community agencies, shelters and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. ThisClinician's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments; conducting brief crisis/stabilization treatment for children 6-18 years of age and their families who have been referred by Children and Family Services (CFS); providing case management services to children in the shelter care foster system; working with clients who have court ordered or voluntary cases with Children and Family Services; working collaboratively with shelter care foster parents, parents/caretakers, and social workers; providing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; andproviding services that meet cultural and language needs of theyouthand families being served. This position will provide trauma informed child abuse treatment and work closely with the foster care system, as well as families at-risk of being involved in the foster care system.This is a field-based position, individual, family, and/or group therapy may be provided atshelter foster care, home site, school site, clinic and/orcommunity based organization. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience deliveringbehavioral health services to emotionally disturbed children. Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis managementas well as trauma informed child abuse treatment and otherevidence-based practices; Experience working with youth with complex issues involvingbehavioral health and substance use; Experience conducting individual, group and family therapy; Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc.; Demonstrated ability workingwith a broad range of clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide bilingual andculturally appropriate and proficient services. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with children/adolescents, their families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The current vacancy is an unclassified position. Unclassified positions are at-willand render services on a temporary basis for a specified project.Benefits are equal to classified employees in the same job classification, but are not covered by Civil Service Rules. However, the eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans for and modify plans on an annual basis. Conduct home or school visits. Provide individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Provide linkage and referral to other county and community services. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided in client's electronic medical record according to established documentation timeline. Supervise graduate interns. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness and substance abuse issues; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment tochildren or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns (011217) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description ADULT PSYCHIATRIST POSITION, SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER San Mateo Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is looking for full-time psychiatrists to join our core medical staff. Staff psychiatrists may work in any of the following services: the psychiatric emergency department, the locked acute inpatient unit, the medical-surgical and long-term care floors in a consultation-liaison role, and/or at a long-term subacute psychiatric facility. Specific duties and schedule will depend on the current need. San Mateo Medical Center is the County of San Mateo's public hospital and clinics health care system. The main hospital campus is a full-service acute hospital with 30 inpatient psych beds and a separate, 24-hour psychiatric emergency unit, along with a medical emergency department, 70 med-surg and ICU beds, and 30 rehab beds. The County of San Mateo is a national leader in community mental health services with a commitment to excellence in outpatient care. The County of San Mateo's award-winning Psychiatric Residency Training Program is based at the Medical Center, and staff psychiatrists are invited to join the faculty and participate in training residents as well as psychology interns. San Mateo Medical Center has engaged for several years in a Lean transformation journey, branded internally as LEAP - Learn, Engage, Aspire, Perfect. It is preferred that the ideal candidate have experience in and value for a continuous improvement philosophy within themselves, their departments and work process. Typical work assignments: In Psychiatric Emergency Services, the emergency psychiatrist collaborates with nursing staff and the medical emergency department to evaluate and treat patients presenting with emergency and urgent psychiatric and/or behavioral problems, often complicated by medical problems and substance abuse. On the acute psychiatric inpatient unit, the typical assignment is direct care of 6-9 patients per day, as well as supervision of a resident team covering up to 6 patients. On the medical-surgical and long-term care units, the C/L psychiatrist is on duty 4-6 hours per day. Duties include performing inpatient consultations and collaborating with attending physicians and other staff, admitting patients to the acute psychiatric unit, evaluating capacity, applying and lifting legal holds, testifying at legal hearings, and making conservatorship referrals. At the long-term subacute psychiatric hospital, the psychiatrist provides ongoing care for approximately 50 non-acute patients, managing their medications, providing and overseeing psychotherapyand behavioral management programs, and collaborating with the internal medicine team to care for non-psychiatric medical issues. Compensation : Salary : Physicians working as inpatient psychiatrists receive a 10% premium pay over the base pay listed above. In addition , psychiatrists also receive an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification, up to two (2) Boards. Night-shift differential : All psychiatrists receive $175/hour, regardless of their base wage, for any work between the hours of 6pm and 6am. Other benefits (partial list) : Other annual benefits include 234 hours of vacation/compensatory time, increasing every 5 years of full-time employment; 12 paid holidays; 96 hours of paid sick leave; subsidized health insurance and retirement plans; health benefits for retirees; $2,500 of reimbursed educational and other professional expenses; a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym; 15% administrative time; pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring; strong leadership training and much more. Examples Of Duties Conduct psychiatric assessments and consultations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff in other disciplines. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals at SMMC and in the community. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies. Develop comprehensive case histories. Participate in departmental quality-improvement activities and on hospital and interagency committees and teams. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the field of medicine and psychiatry. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. General Medicine and its relationship to psychiatry. Current techniques and dynamics of individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Chemical dependency and abuse and its relationship to psychiatry. Psychiatric principles and practices. Community mental health practice and program options. Treatment approaches and differential diagnosis of the mentally ill. HIPPA regulations. Medical ethics as they relate to patient care. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, HIPAA, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San MateoHuman Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact:Kristin Herman(122117) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 29, 2019
Full Time
Description The Aging and Adult Services division of San Mateo County Health is seeking a qualified In-Home Supportive Services Social Worker II/III. Social Workers provide a wide variety of welfare services in areas such as information and referral, protective services,out-of-home services, health related services,chore services,and other welfare services within Health and the Human Services Agency. The current vacancy is in the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program that provides in-home care for persons who cannot safely remain in their own home without such assistance. The recipients of IHSS are aged, blind and/or disabled and eligible for Medi-Cal. Disabled and/or blind minor children may also be eligible for IHSS. The Social Worker will make a home visit to determine eligibility for the program and to conduct an assessment to determine a range of service hours for particular tasks. The IHSS recipient or guardian is the IHSS employer and is responsible for hiring and supervising a provider for the care they receive. The Social Worker will travel throughout the County to conduct home visits, attend meetings and perform other duties of the position. The Social Worker will work in either the San Mateo or South San Francisco, CA Aging and Adult Services Office. This IHSSSocial Worker will conduct intake and/or on-goingactivities forIHSS recipients. Some of those activitiesinclude: Conduct initial IHSS assessments using a detailed State assessment tool. Complete necessary documents, paperwork, and work within different information technology systems. Conduct annual reassessments. Educate, support, and perform administrative duties for IHSS recipients and care providers to understand/comply with program regulations. Provide education, outreach, and community resources information. Participate in quality improvement efforts. Collaborate with quality assurance team to ensure proper adherence to regulations. Engage in interdisciplinary team meetings or other activities to support San Mateo County's vision for integrated services. Maintain oversight of case management needs for a caseload. Collaborate and facilitate service with care providers and other partner agencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Master's degree in Social Work. Ability to independently develop and implement sound case plans of action. Experience balancingclient-centered care coordination and the accompanying administrative documentation. Familiarity in implementing program regulations. Superior organizational skills to manage a large caseload and related documents. Proficient computer skills to use several independent data base systems as well as Microsoft Excel and Word. Excellent writing/documentation skills. Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Russian or Spanish is preferred. For information on the In-Home Supportive Services Program please visit: http://www.smchealth.org/ihss SALARY Social Worker II: $5,288.40 - $6,610.93/month Social Worker III: $6,238.27 - $7,794.80/month Social Workers provide highly skilled, intensive casework services to individuals and their families and provide casework consultation within the department and to outside agencies. Incumbents of positions at this level work with minimal supervision and are expected to have acquired the high degree of assessment skills required to perform care coordination and referral tasks in complex casework areas. Lead supervisory responsibilities may be assigned as circumstances dictate. NOTE :The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, term, full-time, part-time, and extra help vacancies.Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Although the current Aging and Adult Services position is in IHSS, this list may also be used to fill positions in other programs such as Adult Protective Services (APS), Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and Linkages; as well as positions in the San Mateo Medical Center and Human Services Agency. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent. Education: Social Worker II: Satisfactory completion of 30 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Social Worker III: Satisfactory completion of 36 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Experience: Social Worker II: Two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker I or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution : Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work. Social Worker III: Three years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution: Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work and two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. Knowledge of: Principles of individual, group, and community behavior. Scope and nature of current problems in the field of social work. Social work methods and procedures. Social service programs, and State and Federal legislation. Techniques and principles of interviewing and counseling and problem solving methodology. Social and community resources and awareness of how to identify, develop, and properly utilize these resources. Theories of human behavior and their practical applications. Psycho-social, medical, and economic interrelationships that result in individual and social abnormalities. Philosophy and function of social work systems. Appropriate utilization of a variety of social resources. Laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of social work agencies, specifically those relating to the specific areas of assignment. Skill/Ability to: Understand and implement the agency's programs, policies and procedures. Implement caseload management techniques. Establish rapport with clients and their families in working toward solutions to their problems. Analyze problems and needs of clients and develop courses of action which lead toward constructive solutions. Speak and write effectively. Establish effective working relationships with other employees. Formulate, develop and implement treatment plans. Work effectively with persons differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds and psychopathologies. Work with a variety of social resources to plan and coordinate services to individual clients. Act as a consultant and trainer to other social service staff. Prepare clear and concise reports. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: February 15, 2019 Application Screening: February 21, 2019 Panel Interviews: March 13 and/or 14, 2019 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Kristin Herman (012519) (Social Worker II/III - G097/G096)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: The job announcement was amended on October 9, 2016 to update the salary. The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Adult Services-Spanish Speaking Required. Clinicians will use evidence-based clinical case management and individual, group and family therapy. These interventions are provided in an office setting and/or in the community as needed to consumers who are living in the community. Clinicians are committed to providing trauma informed recovery focused treatment that supports the clients' goals of independence and self-sufficiency with peer support. These positions embrace the challenge of providing simultaneous co-occurring treatment for both mental illness and substance use disorders; to work in an adult outpatient setting as a member of a multidisciplinary team in collaboration and within the system of care. In addition, the positions involve outreach to underserved populations, primarily the Latino communities of San Mateo County. The ideal candidates will possess: A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist, or are collecting hours to take the licensing exam; Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills; Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management and various treatment modalities; Experience delivering services to adult consumers who have co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders; Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc. Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest in working with a broad range of clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services, including providing clinical services in Spanish; and Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. SALARY PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Conduct home visits. Supervise graduate interns. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Security Clearance : Some positions mayrequire that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work andCounseling or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of psychiatric disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo Countyemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or temporary position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateois an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(032216) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health, Spanish speaking, LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage &Family Therapist - Primary Care Interface - Spanish Speaking Required. This clinician will work in a primary care setting as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team which includes primary care physicians, psychiatrists, therapists and co-occurring case managers. The current vacancy is on the Primary Care Interface Team and located in Redwood City, CA, but may travel to other locations within County of San Mateo to perform duties of the job (meetings, trainings or coverage). The position will work full-time 40-hours per week schedule; and requires fluency in both English and Spanish. Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists on the Primary Care Interface Team, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and brief therapy services to either children and adolescents or mild to moderate mentally ill adults in a primary care setting; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems, link clients identified as severely mentally ill to BHRS regional clinics; and if qualifiedmay supervise graduate interns. The primary duties will include triage, mental health assessments; case management; crisis management; brief treatment (individual, family and leading groups for adults, youths and parents); and collaborating with primary care providers and outside agencies and/or schools.Clinician will also perform "Therapist of the Day" duties. The ideal candidate will possess: A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills; Experience providing brief treatment to youth and adult populations (individual, group and family treatment). Experience with youth and adult populations with emotional disturbances, histories of complex trauma, disrupted attachment, substance abuse/dependence; Experience with crisis assessment and triage; Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management as well as evidence-based practices; Demonstrated ability working with a broad range of clients from diverse cultures, and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate clinical services in both Spanish and English; Experience working collaboratively with primary care, psychiatry, and school districts; Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; Solid and timely documentation skills: assessments, progress notes, client care plans, discharge plans, etc.; Knowledge of and experience with quality improvement processes Experience usingelectronic health/medical record systems (eg. AVATAR, eCW, SORIAN). Experience delivering co-occurring services to adult consumers who have mental health and substance abuse problems Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. The ability to make sound decisions based on the exercise of judgment and the consideration of all available information. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, temporary and extra-help assignments. Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Triage high volume of referrals received from Primary Care. Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans. Provide crisis management. Provide brief individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of brief psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided in client's electronic medical record according to established documentation timeline. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo Countyemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or temporary position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(011217) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on December 6, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on November 29, 2018 to extend the closing date. Final Closing Date will be December 6, 2018. The San Mateo County's Human Services Agency is seeking a highly analytical and collaborative person to join our Financial Services Branch as a Management Analyst to perform a wide-variety of moderate to complex administrative and finance-related activities. The successful candidate will have experience in public administration and finance, is a self-motivated, highly analytical strategic thinker with the ability to solve business problems and deliver insights that enable timely and effective operational decision-making. The Management Analyst will receive direct supervision from the Claiming and Overpayment Manager and will coordinate with Budget and General Accounting on various projects as assigned. The Management Analyst will conductresearch and analysis, and is responsible for preparing administrative policies, procedures, manuals, documents and other guidance materials related to financial services and administrative operations. The ideal candidate will have the ability to: High level of proficient writing and editing skills; experienced in doing research to prepare administrative policies, procedures, manuals, and documents. Independently and accurately perform complex, analytical and statistical calculations including the preparation of spreadsheets, budget reports, charts, tables and graphs to illustrate findings. Communicate concisely and effectively both orally and in writing, and clearly convey complex concepts and formulas to a non-technical audience/readership in staff reports, worksheets, instructions, and in formal and informal presentations. Review and monitor long-term goals, budget objectives, and performance measures as well as multi-year forecasts of revenues, expenditures, and fund balances. Manage small-to-medium-size projects, or portions of larger projects, and participate effectively on collaborative goal. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Ability to draft clear and concise communications. Work under general direction and minimal supervision, budgeting time wisely to meet deadlines and manage work to existing project schedules. NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Qualifications Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Principles and practices of county management and government. Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration. Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement. Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level, and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Licenses and Certifications: Depending upon assignment, possession of a valid California Driver's License. Application/Examination This is an extra-help recruitment. Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The Human Services Agency screen materials after the recruitment closes. The Human Services Agency will contact qualified candidates directly for a departmental interview. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~TENTATIVERECRUITMENTSCHEDULE ~ Application Filing Deadline: TBD Departmental Interviews: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Arlene Cahill (11132018) (Management Analyst - D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is recruiting several part-time, extra-help adult psychiatrists for intermittent and relief work on all shifts (weekday, night, and weekend) in our 24-hour psychiatric emergency department and our 24-bed acute inpatient unit. We offer an opportunity to provide great psychiatric care to those who really need it, in a relaxed yet intellectually stimulating teaching hospital located only minutes from San Francisco and Stanford University. San Mateo Medical Center is San Mateo County's public health care system, consisting of a general hospital and a series of clinics located across the county. The main campus includes a full-service acute hospital along with a medical emergency department, 70 med-surg and ICU beds, 30 rehab beds, and extensive outpatient clinics in addition to our psychiatric units. San Mateo County is a national leader in community mental health services with a commitment to excellent care and to support the recovery of the people we serve. Our award-winning Psychiatric Residency Training Program is based at the Medical Center, and staff psychiatrists are invited to join the faculty and participate in training residents as well as the psychology interns. We also may soon have one or more openings for full-time, benefitted employment, so these extra-help positions offer the chance to see whether a long-term career here would be a good fit. San Mateo Medical Center has adopted the Soarian electronic health record for inpatient medical documentation and orders. Emergency department, admission, and discharge reports are dictated. Outpatient clinic records are maintained in eClinicalWorks (for primary care, internal medicine, and medical specialties) and Avatar (for outpatient mental health). Typical Work Assignment : In Psychiatry Emergency Services (PES), the psychiatrist can expect to see an average of 6 patients during the day shift and 5 at night, typically writing admission orders and notes on one-third of these. On nights and weekends, the PES psychiatrist also covers the inpatient unit and handles emergency consultations on the med-surg and rehab services. On the acute psychiatric inpatient unit, the typical assignment is direct care of 8-9 patients per day, as well as supervision of a resident team covering up to 6 patients. Note that all admission evaluations and orders are handled by the PES and consultation services, not the psychiatrist assigned to the acute unit. Weekday, night, and weekend shifts are all available. NOTE: This Job Announcement was edited on July 29, 2015 regarding the definition of the extra help assignment. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples Of Duties Conduct psychiatric assessments and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy, psychotherapy, or rehabilitation programs. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff in other disciplines. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Conduct and direct individual and group psychotherapy. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals in the community when necessary. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies, and according to San Mateo Medical Center guidelines Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board certification in psychiatry, or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine in the State of California. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of psychiatry including both individual and group psychotherapy. Specialized techniques, procedures, and equipment used in psychiatry. Current developments, trends and research in the field. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Perform specialized medical services in psychiatry. Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our standard County employment application. The examination may consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examination or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. As a result, not all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interview. All interviews will be conducted in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply Online' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Final Filing Date: Continuous, Open until Filled Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Kristin Herman (121114) (Psychiatric Specialist - B129) Keywords:mental health, psychiatrist, specialist, hospital, clinician, resident, residency, health services
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: The recruitment title was edited on September 26, 2018. Note:This recruitment schedule was amended on July 17, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." Note: The job announcement was updated on July 5 & 10, 2018 and January 3, 2019 to reflect the current vacancies. San Mateo County Healthis seeing experienced Spanish-Speaking Certified Medical Assistants to join its Care Team. The current vacancies are in: Coastside Clinic , located at 225 South Cabrillo Highway, Suite 100A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Daly City Health Center , located at 380 90th Street, Daly City, CA 94015. Daly City Youth Health Center , located at 350 90th Street, Daly City 94015. Fair Oaks Health Center , located at 2710 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA 94063. Main Campus hospital and clinics , located at 222 W. 39th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. South San Francisco Clinic , located at 306 Spruce Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080. Under direct supervision of licensed staff, Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) perform a variety of patient care and other services required to treat patients in a health services outpatient or mobile clinic. The ideal candidate will have experience in an Ambulatory Care Clinic and documenting in an Electronic Medical Record.Knowledge of working in Care Teams and Patient Centered Medical Home terminology is preferred, but not required. Compensation : Salary : Medical Services Assistants II who are assigned to the clinics and perform advanced patient care duties as defined in the classification specification shall receive a differential of 6.2% in addition to all other compensation. NOTE: For the Full-Time, Extra Help positions - Extra-help positions are short-term employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months; however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring departments. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. NOTE: For the Full-Time, Limited Term positions - This is an at-will position. Limited Term positions are designated for a specific and limited period of time, anywhere from 6 months to a maximum of 3 years depending on the assignment. Benefits package for term positions are similar to regular positions EXCEPT for retirement. Term employees receive a 401A retirement package and are not eligible for retiree health benefits or a defined benefit pension. Information for current county employees: Current and regular San MateoCounty Employees who are interested in the Limited Term assignment must submit an application and compete inthe recruitment process.If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HRwill work directly with you and/or your department for options.Please notethat there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Accurately take and record the condition, respiration, pulse, temperature and blood pressure of patients; record other pertinent information as observed or measured. Apply non-sterile dressings and administer non-medicated treatments under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed physician, surgeon, podiatrist, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. Carry out rehabilitation procedures as directed by therapists; perform a range of motion body movement with/for patients; position and exercise patients. Advise patients on the use of restorative equipment. Advise patients of the effects of medications. Assist with radiology procedures and diagnostic imaging. Observe and practice proper isolation techniques. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Operate various types of sterilization equipment. Set up oxygen, traction and other hospital equipment. Transport specimens, medical records and related items. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment; assist in controlling violent patients. Enter and retrieve a variety of information in automated systems. Greet patients at clinics, carry out registration activities and escort patients. File records, distribute mail and perform other clerical duties. Document and sign any care provided to patient in their medical record. Perform related duties as assigned. With additional training and/or certification(s), some employees may perform the following duties under conditions required by code and department policy: Perform injections including immunizations. Perform finger stick tests of all types including glucose testing. Perform skin tests including PPDs. Perform venipuncture and blood draws. Perform hearing and vision tests. Perform waived CLIA tests including dipstick UAs, and pregnancy tests. Provide for proper tracking and recording of laboratory tests. Take patient histories including risk factors. Set up, administer and record the results of EKGs. Follow provider orders regarding prescribed treatments including assisting patients with self-administration of medications. Teach and counsel patients on a variety of health related subjects as directed. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and procedures specific to area of assignment. Principles and techniques in delivering patient care services related to personal hygiene, comfort, treatment, transportation, rehabilitation and physical or psychosocial needs. Infection control. Diagnostic imaging. Safe lifting techniques. Theory and practice of total body substance isolation. Patients' rights. Elder and child abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements. Skill/Ability to: Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Perform a variety of tasks and activities. Develop and maintain empathetic attitudes toward patients. Provide assistance in delivering patient care in a medical setting such as bathing, feeding, bed making, dressing, and sterilization of patient care equipment. Observe and record patient conditions and vital signs. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment. Work with patients with multiple diagnoses. Work with a culturally, socio-economically diverse patient population of varying ages. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: One year of experience in an outpatient clinic or doctor's office as a nurse's assistant or medical assistant. Licensure/Certification : Possession of a Medical Assistant Certificate or a certificate of completion or degree from an accredited medical assisting program. Some positions may require a current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Other Requirements: These positions may require that employees work weekends, holidays, evenings or other shifts and be on-call. Application/Examination This is an extra-help recruitment. Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Final Filing Date: Continuous Departmental Interviews: TBD Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. A copy of the certificate of completion of an approved medical assisting program must be submitted with the application (a) attaching to the application online, (b) faxing to 650-363-4219 Attn: Jennifer Reyes, or (c) delivering to 455 County Center, 5th Floor prior to the filing deadline. No exceptions will be made . IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young(070318) (Medical Services Assistant II - F079) Keywords: Medical Assistant, outpatient, outpatient clinic, patient care
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on December 3, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist I/II-Correctional Health. There is currently one regular vacancy in Correctional Health Services. The position works in the Maguire CorrectionalFacility and the Maple Street Correctional Center, both located inRedwood City. Position includes weekend and evening shifts. These clinician'sprimary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide clinical mental healthservices toinmates with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders Work closely with the Behavioral Health Pod Team and to assist with placement into and with the transition out of the Behavioral Health Pod while in-custody Work closely with community behavioral health services, parole, probation, parole and the courts to assess inmates and assist with placement into wrap around services in the community Assess mental healthneeds and formulate treatment plans Triage and provide crises intervention Facilitate psycho-education/psychotherapeutic groups with an emphasis on teaching emotional regulation skills and communication Provide clinical case management and referrals to treatment programs and community-based services when appropriate Exercise good judgment and tact when interacting with inmate patients and other service providers Relate and communicate effectively with inmate patients and others from the diverse multi-cultural community served Function as a team member in a multi-disciplinary work setting Work independently Collaborate with Sheriff's Office staff to manage inmate patients' daily activities Work with various professionals involved with the court system, including probation officers, attorneys, case managers and other treatment providers, and develop treatment plans for seriously mentally ill inmates Report to and receive clinical supervision from a clinical supervisor The ideal candidate will have: A license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Experience working in a correctional facility; Experience providing case management services for an inmate population; Demonstrated ability inproviding clinical mental health services to an adult population with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders of seriousmental illness and substance use disorder; and Working with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and inmate population. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,767 - $7,209/month PSW/MFT II: $6,469 - $8,086/month NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Security Clearance : This position requires that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with emotional disturbance or serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to children or adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to children, adolescents or adults with various mental health disabilities ranging from emotional disturbance or serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (111618) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Sheriff's Officeis seeking highly objective, detail orientated candidates that value community serviceto join their team as a Criminalist withinthe ForensicLaboratory Controlled Substances/Blood & Breath Alcohol Unit. The Forensic Laboratory, located in the city of San Mateo is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) in both Testing and Calibration. Constructed in March 2003, it is managed by a civilian Laboratory Director who is currently supported bythree Supervising Criminalists, 24 forensic scientists and interns, three administrative support staff, and two full-time Property Officers. The Criminalist will report to a Supervising Criminalist. The incumbent will provide professional laboratory services to law enforcement officials to be used in the course of their investigations. The successful candidate should have knowledge of general criminalistics and a good understanding of two or more of the following disciplines: Controlled Substances Identification, Blood Alcohol/Breath Alcohol Analysis, DUI (alcohol) opinion testimony, and Crime Scene Investigation. The ideal Candidate will have: Knowledge of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, Headspace Gas Chromatography, Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, and Polarized Light Microscopy. Understanding of blood and breath alcohol testing technologies; Understanding of the physiological effectof alcohol consumption on the body and its impact on the safe operation of a motor vehicle; and Courtroom testimony experience is desirable. *** A 2.5% pay differential is also given for IAI Crime Scene Certification and an additional 5.0% for ABC or AFTE or IAI Latent Print Certification or ABOFT. The maximum allowable certification differential is 7.5%. Note : The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies in any of the Forensic Laboratory units to include Latent and Prints, Forensic Biology, Firearms and Controlled Substances/Blood & Breath Alcohol. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Examine and identify controlled substances and physiological fluids such as blood, urine and semen. Perform comparative analysis on evidence such as hair, fiber, bullets and tool marks. Perform chemical analysis of breath, blood and urine to detect the presence and level of alcohol or controlled substances. Examine and evaluate evidence such as accelerants, soil, paint, glass, guns and other weapons by instrument or chemical methods. Prepare evidence for presentation at court and appear as an expert witness to testify on the results of laboratory analysis. Engage in crime scene reconstruction and collection of physical evidence at a major crime scene; make casts of various impressions. Take photographs and photomicrographs. Participate in public relations activities such as conducting tours of the Laboratory and speaking to various interested groups. Care for and maintain laboratory equipment. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in criminalistics, chemistry or a related physical science. Knowledge of: Current forensic methods and techniques used in the analysis and evalua-tion of physical evidence likely to be used in a court case. Principles of organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry and physiology. Common types of controlled substances, as defined by the Uniform Control-led Substances Act of the Health and Safety Code. Various types of equipment found in a forensic laboratory. Courtroom procedures and testimony. Recent developments, literature and sources of information relative to criminalistics and toxicology. Principles of photography. Skill/Ability to: Performing physical and chemical tests commonly used in the analysis of physical evidence. Using a wide variety of equipment including ultraviolet and infrared spectrophotometers, gas chromatograph, density and refractive index apparatus and various types of microscopes and cameras. Understanding and carrying out detailed, highly technical oral and written instructions. Communicating verbally. Writing clear, concise reports and correspondence. Other Requirements: Participation in the Laboratory's on-call crime scene rotation schedule. Pass a detailed background investigation and pre-employment medical exam prior to appointment. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination processwill consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in County of San Mateo, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Tentative Recruitment Schedule: FinalFilingDate:February 14,2019 at 11:59 p.m. Application Screening: Week of February 18, 2019 Panel Interviews: March 6 and/or March 7, 2019 At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Mandy Singh (02012019) (Criminalist -H028)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
Description NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on February 6, 2019to extend the closing date. Final Closing Date will be February 19, 2019. The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateois seeking qualifiedcandidates for the position of Human Services Manager II. The current vacancy is in the Economic Self Sufficiency division of the Human ServicesAgency. Under the direct supervisionof the Director of Economic Self-Sufficiency, theHuman Services Manager II is responsible for a number of public assistance program areas includingMedi-Cal,CalFresh,CalWORKs, General Assistance, and CAPI delivered in regional offices throughout the County. Further, the position calls for the development of close, collaborative working relationships with other system of care agencies as well aswith other service providers in the County. In general, the Human Services Manager II: Plans, directs, coordinates, implements, and evaluates comprehensive social or community service programs for a multi-disciplinary human services program area that has county-wide impact. Evaluates goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and outcomes related to programs. Provides leadership and coordination to internal staff, community groups, public and private agencies, advisory boards and volunteers in planning and implementing programs. Provides highly complex staff support to senior level executives. Exercises direct and indirect supervision over managerial, professional, technical and clerical staff, including consultants and contract service provider systems. In addition to having a demonstrated record ofworking in a cooperative manner with other agencies, both public and non-profit, the successful candidate will also have a demonstrated record of establishing strong community partnerships. The Human Services Manager II will provide critical leadership and oversight to program operations, staff supervision and partner engagement. The ideal candidate will possess: A commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and families and supporting the community. A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in the field of providing public assistance programs in the State of California. Current expertise in State/County/Federal rules and regulations including best practices related topublic assistance programs such as Medi-Cal,CalFresh, CalWORKS, and General Assistance. A Bachelor's degree in a social service, policy, public administration or related field. Experience collaborating with other departments, government agencies and community organizations. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate diverse groups of people. Superb written and oral communication skills. Strength in analyzing data to resolve problems and/or improve efficiency and outcomes. Skills in community engagement. Ability to provide effective leadership to a diverse workforce. Capability and skill necessary to support and motivate staff at all levels of the organization. A mindset that is strategic, innovative and forward thinking. Strong political acumen. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of increasingly responsible experience in a social or community services organization, including significant responsibility for funding, budget development, program utilization, and/or evaluation or coordination of community resources. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration, and program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation. Principles and methods of social and community services including current trends in Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks, General Assistance, immigration, homelessness, employment, and poverty reduction. Laws, codes, and regulations governing social and community service programs, and knowledge of county, state, and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary program or service issues. Organizational and fiscal management within a multi-faceted, community-based program setting. Community resources and public/private services and funding sources. Skill/Ability to: Identify and analyze complex socioeconomic issues and problems. Plan, direct, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs and services on a comprehensive, county-wide level to meet community needs. Integrate a variety of activities and services to achieve program goals, objectives, and priorities. Apply principles and techniques of community organization. Speak effectively to diverse audiences, including client, professional, civic and citizen groups. Maintain cooperative working relationships with other program managers and staff, other agencies and the community. Enlist and mobilize community support for programs. Prepare complex and detailed written reports, program policies, procedures and contracts. Train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of San Mateoand County of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process willconsist of an application screening based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in the County San Mateo, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: February 19, 2019 Application Screening: February 20, 2019 Combined Panel Interview: February 27, 2019 and/or February 28, 2019 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Arlene Cahill(01102019)(Human Services Manager II - D091)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Libraries is seeking qualified college students for the position of Big Lift Inspiring Summers (BLIS) Learning Facilitator Intern . The Position: Learning Facilitators will be responsible for leading implementation of our cutting-edge curriculum developed with the Center for Childhood Creativity and for collaborating with the other staff in their classroom. Learning Facilitators will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an environment that embraces the growth mindset, actively facilitates open-ended, child directed projects with children, and looks for every opportunity to embrace and incorporate youth creativity. Summer Learning Camps: The camps serve children reading below grade level in areas where the majority of youth qualify for free or reduced lunch. Full day camps build21stcentury skills through hands-on learning experiences. Staff working intensively with enrolled youth will have the opportunity to make our community a stronger, healthier, and more equitable place. These summer learning experiences are a critical part of our County's strategy of dramatically reducing the number of youth who cannot read on grade level in 3rd grade. If you can't read proficiently in 3rd grade, you are at significant risk for a number of troubling outcomes, outcomes that disproportionately affect youth of color andsocioeconomicallydisadvantaged youth. Help us change the world by inspiring youth with your love of learning, warmth, and by igniting problem-solving. You can help us change how children think of themselves--let's end the summer together with confident youth who will have had the benefit of high quality, cutting-edge learning experiences with caring and passionate adults. Location: BLISLearning Facilitator Interns will be assigned to work at one of seven learning camps with children who will be entering kindergarten, first, or second grade in the fall. The camps are located in South San Francisco, Daly City, Half Moon Bay,Pescadero, East Palo Alto, Fair Oaks and San Bruno. Schedule: This 6 week internship will begin with7-8 days of requiredtraining and will then continue with a 4 week assignment in one of our learning camps. The 4week camp assignment will either be part-time [20-25 hours per week, 4-5 hours per dayMonday-Friday] or full-time [35-40 hours per week, 7-8 hours per day Monday-Friday]. Salary: $16.00 - $22.00 hourly Qualifications These positions are designed to support college-aged students and recent graduates in better understanding the opportunities available in working with youth, in education, and in public service. Education or Experience: Experience coaching, tutoring, demonstrated interest in working with youth. Experience in theater, arts, music, youth development, early childhood, social justice, science is also preferred. Language: Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required Desired Skills and Abilities: Enthusiastic about working with youth Experience or aptitude with group management Joyful attitude Comfortable with or experience acting as a role model Able to share a love of learning and sense of curiosity Show leadership Show initiative Able to easily switch tasks when needed Familiarity with conflict resolution strategies Positive approach Enthusiasm in helping to facilitate hands-on learning activities and physical activities Knowledge of camp culture Enjoys singing and dancing Enjoys meeting new people and fostering relationships with youth Eager to try new strategies and approaches Application/Examination IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs to apply. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Final Filing Date: March 15, 2019 Interviews: January - March 2019 For more information or questions, please contact the Big Lift Summers Coordinators at bigliftsummers@smcl.org .
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on June 20, 2017 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker II /Marriage & Family Therapist II - Call Center. One position is for a BilingualSpanish Required Clinician and one is for a Spanish Speaking Preferred Clinician , to provide telephone screening of individuals requesting referrals for Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug services.TheseClinicians will answer live telephone calls; screen callers for insurance coverage and level of care for mental health and substance use treatment services; provide community resources and referrals; and determine appropriate referral disposition within Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS). The current vacancies are for two full- time PSW/MFT Clinicians,in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Call Center located in Belmont, CA, with a schedule of Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with some flexibility. One must be bilingual Spanish. CurrentCalifornia license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) orMarriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is required for these positions. NOTE :These positions do not provide hours towards licensure forLCSWor MFT. The BHRS Access Call Center is the point of entry for all individuals requesting referrals to Mental Health and/or Alcohol and Other Drug services within San Mateo County.The Clinician's primary responsibilities will include: Screening and triage for serious mental illness in adults; serious emotional disturbance in youth; mild to moderate versus severe mental health issues. Determination of appropriate level of treatment referralsfor substance use issues. Assessing callers for danger to self or others and collaboration with community providers and/or emergency services to initiate welfare checks of individuals at-risk in the community. Telephone assistance for callersin crisis; assessing for risk and safety and linkage to appropriate services. Referring callers to appropriate providers for treatment services. Providing excellent customer service to callers regarding mental health and alcohol and other drugs resources and referrals. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience conducting telephone screening, triage, and referral for individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorders seeking treatment services. Ability to efficiently conduct screening by telephone in order to assess needs and make referrals in a timely manner. Ability to evaluate the degree of behavioral health issuesor emotional distress of callers. Ability to screen calls and provide consultation with community agencies, treatment providers and other community organizationsregarding issues affecting adults, children or adolescents with mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug issues ranging from mild to moderate to serious. Ability towork collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary system of care. Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service to all callers; especiallycallersthat may be in crisis or suicidal. Knowledge of insurance coverage and benefits within San Mateo County including Medi-Cal, Medicare, Care Advantage, Healthy Kids, and Health Worx. Knowledge of Avatar Electronic Health Record system; and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish is required for one of the positions. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Some positions requirefluency in Spanish. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional: Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination.This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%).] Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS First Round Application Screening: June 27, 2017 First Round Combined Panel/Department Interview: July 6, 2017 San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HRContact: Carolyn Burns(060517) (Marriage & Family Therapist- G120/G040/G035/G121)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on September 10, 2018to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The San Mateo County Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seekingqualified individuals for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage &Family Therapist I/II - Bilingual Spanish Required- Canyon Oaks Youth Center . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. The current vacancy is full-time at the Canyon Oaks Youth Center (COYC) located at 400 Edmonds Road, Redwood City, CA, 94062. This Clinician will befocused on recovery for adolescent clients with co-occurring issues of mental illness and substance use disorder;will provide assessment andindividual therapy, as needed; complete required Countydocumentation, in compliance with Medi-Cal and/or Special Education requirements; plan, create, and implement co-occurring/psycho-education groupsfor the youth; provide mental health consultation to the Residential Counselors who are working with the residents within the milieu, and to the teachers working with the residents inthe on-site school;occasionally transport clients to various destinations on, such as field trips and off-site appointments; provide basiccare and supervision to clients, as needed on an emergent basis, when called upon; and participate, on occasion,as a team memberin the physical containment of self-harming and/or assaultive clients, as the situation demands. Theposition is flexibly scheduledwithin a 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday as the expectation is that incumbent willaccommodate the needs of client families and therefore conduct sessions outside of business hours one to twoevenings per week. The ideal candidate for the Canyon Oaks Youth Center Therapist position willhave direct experience working as a therapist in an adolescent residential treatment setting; extensive experience with co-occurringdisorders of mental illness and substance use; andexperience working with a variety of interagency partners and is successful at fostering collaborative relationships with our referral agencies and adjunctive service providers so that the mutual needs of the client and interagency partners are met in all aspects of service planning and provision. Additionally, will haveflexibility andability to beresponsive to the scheduling needs of our client families;the ability to tolerate and managethe stress of working with clients who are at timesphysically threatening and verbally abusive, while maintaining atherapeutic stance with the client;strong written and verbal communication skills; experience and enjoyment inworking within a large and diverse multi-disciplinary team requiring a high-level of communication and coordination withfellow staff members. Due to the nature of our clients' presenting problems and the needs of our various interagency partners, a Canyon Oaks Therapist must be comfortable with "expecting the unexpected" and readily shifting priorities as the situation calls for. IMPORTANT: (COYC) is a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program and by law, requires employees to obtain and maintain security clearance and be bondable.Any prior criminal conviction since your 18th birthday (excluding marijuana-related offenses that are older than two years as listed in the California Labor Code 432.8) will result in a denial of your security clearance by the Community Care Licensing agency.While in some circumstances an employer may obtain a waiver of conviction from the licensing agency, Behavioral Health has a policy against obtaining such waivers/exemptions for perspective employees.In addition, Behavioral Health will not accept such waivers/exemptions obtained from the licensing agency by applicants in any other manner. Community Care Licensing also requires providers working in this facility to maintain 40 hours of annual training related to the field, most of which are provided by the facility. Clinicians will also need to be trained in Professional Assault Crisis Training model (Pro-Act) upon hire. Psychiatric Social Worker I is the trainee level class in this series. Initially under immediate supervision, incumbents perform routine duties while working to achieve their State licensure. This class is flexibly staffed with Psychiatric Social Worker II and incumbents are expected to advance to the higher level after gaining experience, demonstrating the required proficiency and acquiring the necessary State licensure. Psychiatric Social Worker II is the journey level class in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings. Employees are expected to exercise independent judgment based on their professional training and provide direction and assistance to PSWs I and graduate interns. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $33.27 - $41.59 Hourly $2,661.60 - $3,327.20 Biweekly $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly $69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually PSW/MFT II: $37.32 - $46.65 Hourly $2,985.60 - $3,732.00 Biweekly $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually NOTE :The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.. Examples Of Duties Conduct home visits. Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Supervise graduate interns. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Licensure/Certification: Psychiatric Social Worker I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as an intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California within three years of appointment. Psychiatric Social Worker II: Current California license as a Clinical Social Worker. MFT I : Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California. MFT II : California license as Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel/Department Interviews: TBD IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.? At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(082818) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II & Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G040, G035, G121, G120) Keywords:social worker, youth services, behavioral health, residential treatment, crisis residential.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment was amended on May 11, 2018, to reflect one Limited Term vacancy. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 8, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-CollaborativeCare Team . Thereis currently one Limited Term and one full time vacancy in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division located in San Mateo, but will travel throughout the greater Bay Area to perform the duties of the job. TheHealth System is excited to be able to offer a unique job opportunity to join aninnovative inter-departmental team dedicated to improving the lives of our highest risk adult clientswith seriousmental illness (SMI), co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders. Supported by Executive level leaders as a high priority issues and based on the concept of "Right Care at the Right Time and Right Place," this position will work collaboratively with Aging and Adult Services (AAS), San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS). This clinician will be part of an inter-disciplinary team; the Collaborative Care Team which includes two Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, a Management Analyst, a Mental Health Program Specialist and a Psychiatrist. This Collaborative Care Team will build and improve relationships with care facilities both inside and outside of the County, collaborate with client treatment teams, assess clients for their readiness to move to another level of care and be the catalyst for resolutions for clients who have complex diagnoses and histories. Team members for these positions will demonstrateflexibility, collaborative skills, a client centered philosophy with a system oriented perspective and a willingness to visit care facilities within and outside San Mateo County. Primary duties include: Visit in and out of County (OOC) locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Review cases for appropriate Level of Care (LOC). Meet with facility staff and clients residing in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Initiate and organize case conferences for "stuck" clients that are ready to discharge but cannot move due to administrative or other delays. Participate in treatment reviews and make recommendations (i.e. individual behavior plans). Build relationships with partner and contract providers. Work collaboratively as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT). Facilitate referrals and transitions to alternate LOC facilities by being the liaison between the sending and receiving facility. The ideal candidates will possess: Experience working withadult clients with serious mental illness (SMI). Experience delivering co-occurring services to adult clientshaving bothbehavioral health and substance use disorders. Experience working with adult clients with SMI that areresiding in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Solid clinical assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with an adultSMI population. Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities for an adult SMI population. Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc. Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest with adult clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist. Term position: One current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification : PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Psychiatric Social Worker I Salary $33.27 - $41.59 Hourly $2,661.60 - $3,327.20 Biweekly $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly $69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually Psychiatric Social Worker II Salary $37.32 - $46.65 Hourly $2,985.60 - $3,732.00 Biweekly $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current recovery model philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; clinical case management, individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology;and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources that may address psychosocial stressors. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults from transitional age youth to older adultswith various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set recovery treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(021518) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G040/G035/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker, Adult Services, Behavioral Health, SMI
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This job announcement was amended on October 9, 2016 to update the salary. San Mateo County Health's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking experienced individuals for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Pre-to-Three-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. The current vacancies are classified and in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Prenatal-to-Three Program. Position is located/based in San Mateo but requires travel throughout San Mateo County toconduct home visits, provide servicesand toattend meetings. These Clinicians will work with infants and young children 0-5 years of age; conduct infant assessments using the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: DC:0-5; conduct child, and adult assessments; provide treatment in various modalities such as dyad, individual play, individual and group therapies. Clinician will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children 0-5 years of age and their mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding.Treatment can be provided by home visits as well as clinic based visits. Clinician will have working relationships with Public Health Nurses, Community Workers, and Psychiatrists. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of Child Parent Psychotherapy, knowledge of attachment issues and infant/child development and one year of home visiting experience.Also, one year of any of the following trainings: Child Trauma Institute/CTI, and Circle of Security. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I:$5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly PSW/MFT I:$69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually PSW/MFT II: $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly PSW/MFT II: $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually NOTE: The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, temporary and extra-help assignments.Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Licensure/Certification: MFT I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Examiners as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California. MFT II: California license as Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo County employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(060216) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on February 6, 2019 from a continuous recruitment to closing. The Final Closing Date will be February 14, 2019. **Please note: This position has been filled. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended onDecember 5, 2018to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo Medical Center is seeking an experienced Charge Nurse for its Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit. At San Mateo Medical Center , we're always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide, and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you'll have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of people who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you're ready to open new doors for your career, join us today. Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) is a 24-hour unit which opened in 1985. It is staffed by registered nurses, medical services assistants, and a psychiatrist on duty around the clock. The service evaluates over 200 patients per month, and provides short-term treatment and referral as needed. Patients present multiple problems ranging from crisis intervention needs and drug-related issues to hospital admission. Services are provided to any age group in need of immediate psychiatric care. Under general supervision, the Charge Nurse for Psychiatric Emergency Services coordinates the functioning of the nursing unit for night shift; supervises 10 to 12 licensed and non-licensed nursing staff and may perform all aspects of patient care; and participates in the development and implementation of unit or clinic goals. The ideal candidate has at least one year of Psychiatric Emergency nursing and/or two years acute medical/surgical or inpatient psychiatric nursing, and at least one year of supervisory experience. The ideal candidate is alsoexperiencedinproviding education and updates to staff, as well as inscheduling for multiple shifts, and has excellent communication skills. Knowledge of quality improvement processes and community outpatient mental health systems is strongly preferred. A Crisis Prevention Institute certification is strongly preferred. Current BLS certification is a must. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess, evaluate and direct nursing activities on an assigned shift to provide quality care to patients in compliance with prescribed standards and in conjunction with nursing management. Supervise and perform nursing assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of patient care on the unit. Work in conjunction with nursing management to coordinate adequate unit staffing for the assigned shift. Participate with unit nursing management in interviewing, hiring, completing evaluations and performing disciplinary counseling of staff. Coordinate with outpatient mental health and substance abuse providers to manage total patient care. Supervise the work of professional and paraprofessional nursing staff. Work with nursing management to identify staff development needs and to implement continuing education programs. Assist nursing management in planning unit or clinic budget. Interpret policies and procedures to nursing staff. Participate in staff meetings and relevant assigned committees. Coordinate with ancillary support departments to coordinate total patient care. Maintain and evaluate medicalrecords. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act and professional and governmental standards or regulations pertaining to nursing. Nursing theories, principles, methods and practices. Safety and infection control principles. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Principles of staff development. Supervisory principles. Skill/Ability to: Perform and evaluate the performance of nursing procedures required for the assigned shift and clinical setting. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing staff. Comprehend, interpret, and implement nursing policies and procedures. Instruct and train professional and paraprofessional employees. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Maintain professional nurse-patient and nurse-physician relationships. Prepare reports and maintain accurate records. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(111518) (Charge Nurse - F012)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a professional, goal-oriented and experienced Clinical Services Manager I -Nursing Supervisor . The Nursing Supervisor willplan, organize, direct and supervise the operations ofour acute care facility during the evening and night shifts. As Nursing Supervisor, you will have the opportunity tomanage patient care whileensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations. In addition, your responsibilities willinclude participating in training, coaching and counseling activities of nursing staff working on the evening and night shifts, as well as other projects as assigned that impact patients and nurses on the shifts you oversee. Youwill join a team of committed experienced nurses, and you willcover the 100-bed inpatient units and Emergency Department during evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years of charge nurse experience and/or a minimum of one year in a nursing management/supervisory role in an acute care accredited hospital. Experience working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Department(ED) is preferred, and Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Associationare required. The current position is part time (0.6 FTE). NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work with unit-based charge nurses, supervise and monitor the provision of nursing care withinSan MateoMedical Center. Monitor and control expenditures in the deployment of staffto ensure the accomplishment of objectives within an approved budget. Maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of public and private organizations, including staff in other Health Services Agency Divisions, County departments, medical staff, emergency medical services, law enforcement, other agencies and private health care providers. Answer questions and provide information to the public. Supervise the enforcement of applicable nursing standards, codes and regulations, as required. Provide staff assistance to higher level management on nursing or related issues. Perform related duties as assigned. Prepare reports regarding activity on assigned shift. Function as the liaison to the Administrator-on-Call and have delegated responsibility to be a resource to all departments who have staff in-house. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act; principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety and infection control practices; principles and practices of community health care including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services; principles and practices of program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; principles of budget preparation and monitoring; principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation; state and other regulatory requirements for assigned unit or program. Skill/Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate nursing services that ensure quality patient care and conform to all prescribed standards; work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations, including private medical providers; analyze service delivery problems accurately, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them; develop, evaluate and maintain accurate records; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts; communicate effectively with administrative, medical, professional, clinical and citizen groups; train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff, as appropriate; provide unit management and support during evening, off hours and weekends, if assigned to administration and designated as nursing supervisor. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of professional nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, of which at least one year included responsible supervisory experience, unless otherwise specified below in the additional qualifications. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the following assignments: Emergency Department: Must possess a BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.Two years of the required nursing experience must have been from working in an emergency department and includes experience with domestic violence and rape trauma reporting requirements. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Thorough and detailed responses to the supplementalquestions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date : Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel Interview: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(080718) (Clinical Services ManagerI - Nursing - D144)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo County Environmental Health Services Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Hazardous Materials Specialist II/III - Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Body Art-Limited Term . The current vacancy is limited term for up to 3 years; in the Division located in San Mateo, but will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: Use Environmental Health database. Perform routine and complaint-based inspections at Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Body Art facilities. Review and enforce existing and new laws and regulations related to or in Health and Safety Code, Public Resources Code, and County ordinances in the areas of Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Body Art. Perform related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will possess: Familiarity with applicable California Health and Safety and Public Resources Code laws and regulations and San Mateo County ordinances related to solid waste, medical waste, and body art is preferred, but not required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Envision Connect/Envision Connect Remote. Experience in performing regulatory health-based inspections. Ability to explain complex technical issues in a manner easily understood by all. Highly organized with ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and follow through to meet deadlines. Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team. SALARY: Level II : $39.32 - $49.14/Hourly Level III : $41.73 - $52.14/Hourly This is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. Information for current county employees: Current and regularCounty of San Mateoemployees who are interested in this assignment must submit application materials and compete inthe selection process.If you are successful in the selection process and are being considered for the assignment, HRwill work directly with you and/or your department for options.Please notethat there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable. Qualifications Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: II level : One year of experience in hazardous materials management. III level : Two years of journey level experience in hazardous materials management. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Cover letter with responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: Describe your experience providing regulatory oversight within any health-based related field. Describe your familiarity with solid waste, medical waste, and body art laws and regulations. Describe your experience in interpreting laws and regulations and applying it in a regulatory setting. Give a specific example of when you did that including any resistance to your interpretation you encountered, how you responded, the final outcome, and what you learned from that experience. Describe your experience working in a team environment where independent work is also a significant component. Please include the words " Hazardous Materials Specialist II/III-Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Body Art-Limited Term Position " in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format. Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Charles Ice, Environmental Health Program Supervisor cice@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (cover letter with responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 30, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo's Environmental Health Services Division is seeking experienced Hazardous Materials Specialist II/III-Water Protection Programs- Limited Term . Staff in the Water Protection Programs work with municipal water systems on cross connection control / backflow protection programs, regulate very small drinking water systems, and coordinate sampling and posting of water at beaches and creek mouths. There are currently two limited term vacancies for a term of 7 to 12 months; positions are in the Environmental Health Services Division's Water Protection Programs; and stationed/located in San Mateo, CA, but will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: Use Environmental Health database Ensure all backflow prevention assemblies are tested annually Evaluate water users for backflow prevention requirements Perform cross-connection control inspections Inspect Small Drinking Water Systems ( Coordinate testing and reporting of ocean waters and creek mouths for bacteria on a weekly basis Perform related duties as assigned The ideal candidate will possess: Adept at learning new tools and technologies Highly organized with strong project management skills with ability to plan, track, manage multiple concurrent projects and follow through to meet deadlines Ability to work both independently and collaborate with a team Proficient with environmental services database and Microsoft Office Registered Environmental Health Specialist certification issued by California Department of Public Health; Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification; and Cross-Connection Control Specialist certification are preferred, but not required NOTE : Successful candidates may receive training and certification as Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers and Cross-Connection Control Specialists. SALARY: Level II : $39.32 - $49.14/Hourly Level III : $41.73 - $52.14/Hourly This is a limited term, at-will position . Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. Information for current county employees: Current and regular County of San Mateo Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit application materials and compete in the selection process.If you are successful in the selection process and are being considered for the assignment, HRwill work directly with you and/or your department for options.Please notethat there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable. Qualifications Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Level II : One year of experience in hazardous materials management. Level III : Two years of journey level experience in hazardous materials management. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Cover letter with responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: Describe your knowledge, skills and experience that qualify you for the Hazardous Materials Specialist-Water Protection Programs position. Be specific. Describe your knowledge and/or certifications, including interpretation of laboratory results, in (a) Cross-Connection Control for water systems; (b) working with public or private Drinking Water Systems; and (c) bacterial sampling/testing of waters. Be specific. Describe your experience establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse community groups, organizations and external agencies. Include (a) your role; (b) the kinds of organizations you collaborated with; and (c) the purpose of your interaction. Please include the words " Hazardous Materials Specialist II/III-Water Protection Programs- Limited Term Position " in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format. Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Gregory Smith, Environmental Health Program Supervisor GJSmith@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE : Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (cover letter with responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.