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

86 job(s) at County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 26, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on August 22, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo'sHuman Services Agency, Children and Family Services Branch is seeking well-qualified and motivated individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist. Psychiatric Social Workers (PSW)/Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), under general supervision, provide therapeutic counseling and support services to children and families connected to the child welfare system and individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems. The current vacancies arein the Children and Family Services Branch. One vacancy is in the San Mateo County - Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program, one vacancy is in the Pathways to Well-Being program, and one vacancy is in the San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) (description of the programs is below). The PSW/MFT I/IImaytravel throughout San Mateo County to schools, community agencies, and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. The San Mateo County Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program utilizes a team approach when providing support to children exhibiting high-need trauma-related behaviors entering the county's foster care system by providing Intensive Treatment Foster Care services. The SMC FFA PSW/MFTacts as the point of entry for new referrals to the SMC FFA program. The PSW/MFTisresponsible for coordinating and monitoring the mental health services, including psychotropic medication, for the children in the program; coordinating, facilitating, and creating individualized needs and services plans for the youth; providing therapeutic support services to the youth and resource parent as needed; and developing and coordinating the monthly foster parent trainings. PSW/MFTalso assists with the recruitment and retention of SMC FFA foster homes and collects statistical data on all youth referred to the program. The Pathways to Well-Being (PTW) PSW/MFTis the liaison between the behavioral health recovery services system and child welfare. The PTW PSW/MFTassists social workers in ensuring all children with open child welfare cases receive timely and effective mental health screens and are referred for appropriate mental health services, as well as organizes the data to track the mental health services the children/youth are connected to. The PTW PSW/MFTalso provides clinical support services to children and families. This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) is a school-based early intervention and prevention program. The FRC PSW/MFT provides clinical and case management services to children and families within the school setting. This includes providing therapeutic services one-on-one or in small groups to help children and their families with socio-emotional issues, behavioral difficulties, and family issues that often are impacted by trauma. In all three programs, the PSW/MFT's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments, clinical case management, and resource and referral management services; conducting brief crisis/stabilization intervention services; working with children and families receiving child welfare services; working collaboratively with foster parents, children/youth, parents/guardians, social workers, school staff members, and other service providers; writing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; and providing services that meet cultural and language needs of the children and families being served.This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience delivering behavioral health services to children exhibiting challenging behaviors due to trauma. 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 management, as well as trauma-informed child abuse treatment and other evidence-based practices. Experience working with youth with complex issues involving abuse and neglect, trauma, behavioral health, and substance use. Experience conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, needs and service plans, etc. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Experience working with multi-cultural clients and staff from a trauma-informed perspective, including ensuring services provided are culturally-relevant and involve the child and family's participation to nurture the child's well-being. Experience establishing and maintaining effective work relationships. Effectiveoral andwritten communication skills. SALARY PSW/MFT I: $5,766.80 - $7,208.93/month PSW/MFT II: $6,468.80 - $8,086.00/month 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: 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 a quarterly 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 psychoeducational 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 according to established documentation timeline. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of clients. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. 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) or 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) or 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 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. The examination will consist of a subject matter expert (SME) review of written application materials (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. Because of this screening, all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the next phase of the examination process . Applicants passing the SME review / application screening will be placed on a list of eligible candidates and grouped by level of qualifications. The top level candidates will be the first groupoffered an opportunity to interview with the hiring department.Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations. Each step of the recruitment process is conductedin 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 www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs 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 Dates~ Final Filing Date: TBD 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 Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Arlene Cahill (072518) (PSW I/II and MFT I/II - G035/G040 G120/G121) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo BehavioralHealth and RecoveryServices (BHRS) seeks Board eligible or Board certifiedpsychiatrists to serve as a staff Adult Psychiatrist in one of the following locations: the Coastside Behavioral Health Center in Half Moon Bay, California and the East Palo Alto Community Counseling Behavioral Health Center in East Palo Alto, California. The Coastside position, providing professional adult psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients of BHRS, is currently part time, 0.65 FTE (26 hours per week), and currently open for hire. The position serves two separate locations: 20 hours per week in the Coastside Clinic in Half Moon Bay, as well as 6 hours per week providing services to a post-discharge program, known as Service Connect, for released jail inmates and prisoners with behavioral health issues. The program is in Redwood City, California. The East Palo Alto position provides professional adult psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients of BHRS, and is currently part time, 0.8 FTE (35 hours per week), including 11 hours/week for consultation to the Conservator Office of San Mateo County, Behavioral Health, and is currently open for hire. The positions offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, reimbursement of professional dues and expenses (up to $2,500/year), an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. As a national leader in community mental health services, BHRS offers the opportunity to practice state-of-the-art psychiatry without third party intrusions, the ability to work with a diverse client group with a wide range of diagnoses, the chance to participate in a team model, and the opportunity to supervise psychiatric residents in our award winning Psychiatric Residency Program. BHRS uses evidence-based treatment approaches in our system of care services, while seeking continuing improvement and development in the areas of cultural competence, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems, and supportive housing. Our achievements reflect the work of dedicated staff as well as the valuable input of mental health system partners--criminal justice and human services agencies, private providers and contract agencies, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commission members, families, and consumers. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct psychiatric assessments and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy, psychotherapy, rehabilitation programs, and medications as needed. Medication management, including Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders as needed. 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. 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 clients' relatives or loved ones regarding illness and treatment. Maintain electronic records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to BHRS standards and other regulatory agencies. Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications 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. 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. 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. 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(062018) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo County Health System's Family Health Services Division is seeking a part-time Regional Breastfeeding Liaison to provide breastfeeding outreach and technical support to medical providers serving WIC participants in the Counties of San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara. This position will primarily support and conductoutreach in the County of San Francisco . Regional Breastfeeding Liaisons are responsible for providing breastfeeding outreach and technical support to medical providers serving WIC participants in the San Francisco Region; encouraging and supporting collaboration between community providers and WIC to increase referrals; participating in hospital and community breastfeeding promotion collaborative to maintain positive relationships; participating in professional education and staying current on breastfeeding trends and research; promoting lactation accommodation among community stakeholders of the WIC Program; and maintaining a working knowledge of WIC services in all three county agencies. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor's degree in nutrition, health education or a related field; is an independent problem solver and able to manage his/her own workload; has working knowledge of, or is familiar with, the WIC Program and its services in all three county agencies, specifically for the San Francisco Region; has the ability to establish connections with hospitals, healthcare providers and community partners to improve breastfeeding initiation and outcomes for the WIC population; and is experienced in breastfeeding and lactation education. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses certifications as a Lactation Educator orIBCLC (International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant). The position will report to the Breastfeeding Support Services Coordinator in San Mateo County. However, travel between WICoffices, birthing hospitals, and other relevant locations within and between the three counties is expected. The successful hire will have access to the county motor pool, or can utilize their own transportation and will be reimbursed for travel on work time. 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. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Information for current county employees: Current and regular San MateoCounty Employees who are interested in this 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. 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 five years of experience in an organization providing social services, which has included responsibility for community service development, such as planning, evaluating, monitoring or coordinating projects. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and administrative requirements of the program to which assigned; contemporary social, political and economic trends and problems related to community services; principles of social planning and program development related to community services; specialized technical knowledge related to assigned program area; monitoring and evaluating systems for community services programs; formulation and function of community and volunteer organizations; current social and community needs; principles and practices in community development and services planning; methods applied to the collection and evaluation of statistical data; principles of community organization; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and County and program policies and guidelines; computer applications related to the work; and office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Skill/Ability to: Train, coach and instruct others; prepare concise reports and recommendations; plan, organize, promote and coordinate diverse community program activities; make independent judgments and work independently; prepare concise reports and recommendations; communicate effectively in writing and orally; coordinate multiple facets of a program function; interpret rules, regulations and guidelines at all government levels; compile, analyze and interpret data using statistical and research techniques; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with members of other departments and diverse community groups; and plan, organize, promote and coordinate diverse community program activities. Application/Examination This is a limited term recruitment. Anyone may apply. If you are interested in being considered forthis Limited Term position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter with responses to following: How your education and experience have prepared you for this position. Describe your experiencetraining staffto support new mothers in being successful in breastfeeding. Describe one accomplishment you achieved when collaborating withcommunity partners such as school systems, business partners, labor and/or community organizations. Please describe the specific role you played, the steps you took in collaborating with the partners and the outcomes that were achieved. Detail your experience in creating written communications, particularlyreports or presentationsto a variety of stakeholders, as well as informal communications, such as minutes. Resumé Please include the words "Regional Breastfeeding Liaison - Limited Term " in the subject lineof email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Ana Klanjac, Breastfeeding Services Supervisor, aklanjac@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Resumés will be accepted until the closing date of the job announcement. The County of San Mateo is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young(100318)(Regional Breastfeeding Liaison - I094C) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a physician seeking to impact the health of underserved communities. Located in picturesque Half Moon Bay, Coastside Health Center offers excellent team based care in a location that offers adult and pediatric care with co-located mental health clinicians, and pharmacist, social worker and registered nursing support. Teams are dedicated to improving preventive and chronic disease outcomes; salary is competitive and there is a strong commitment to support provider and staff development. An ideal candidate is interested in joining an innovative, energetic, dedicated team deeply connected with its community. The Coastside Clinic is located in the quaint coastal town of Half Moon Bay, about 30 miles South of San Francisco. The Coastside Clinic is one of San Mateo Medical Center's outpatient clinics, providing comprehensive services including primary medical care, pediatrics, family medicine, women's health, onsite pharmacy, dentistry, social work and behavioral health support. The clinic has patient centered teams that are also focused on daily improvement work to create smoother workflows. There is also strong nursing and care team support. The Coastside Clinic has a deep community connection, providing care to a diverse patient population, including farm workers and other seasonal workers who may have limited access to care. About San Mateo Medical Center The San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC), located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a public hospital and clinic system operating outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County, and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. SMMC is part of the County of San Mateo Health System. The San Mateo Medical Center is committed to providing quality medical care to meet the health needs of our diverse patient community. Our commitment is to provide quality care with a compassionate touch and we strive to help you maintain a balance between work and family. SMMC has been providing healthcare to our community and surrounding service area since 1930. It is committed to developing leadership across the organization and creating a culture of continuous process improvement using lean management and process improvement philosophy. Excellent Benefit Package * Health benefits include family coverage options, health, eye and dental insurance, basic disability, and medical malpractice coverage. * Retirement plans and health benefits for retirees. * Wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. * Additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards. * CME funds ($2500/year) for license/books and other supplies. * Some NHSC loan repayment support available. * Pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring. * 15% administrative time. * Protected quality improvement project time. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical and/or physical examinations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy or rehabilitation programs. Provide appropriate therapy to patients. 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. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. 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; including documenting in Electronic Medical Record(EMR). Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Board certification or Board eligibility in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area is highly desirable. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the medical field. 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. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Hospitals and Clinics organization. Knowledge of communicable disease control. Knowledge of public health practices and procedures. 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, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. 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: Completion of a residency training program approved by the American Medical Association, or two years of clinical experience post internship in an appropriate medical specialty. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The examination will consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). 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. 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. As a result, not all applicants are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interviews. All interviews will take place 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. 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" basisand 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 Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Kristin Herman(080618) (Staff Physician- F124) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Note: This job announcement was amended on October 17, 2016 to update the number of vacancies to two Extra Help Physicians. Note: This job announcement was amended on August 11, 2016 to update the number of vacancies to three Extra Help Physicians. San Mateo County Medical Center seeks Board eligible/certified Staff Physicians in internal medicine, family practice or geriatrics to work in our 32-Bed Skilled Nursing Unit located in San Mateo Medical Center, San Mateo California. Patient mix is Skilled Nursing Facility, patients from our Medical/Surgical Unit, post-surgery patients, patients with post-surgical infections, acute hospital referrals for rehabilitation, e.g., post stroke, post orthopedic-surgery, diabetic management, and patients with mental health issues, etc. Our fully staffed rehabilitation services unit includes a multi-discipline team consisting of PTs, OTs, STs, and RTs. The current vacancies are for two Extra Help Physicians. Extra-help positions, are at-will assignments, 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 assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: conduct medical and/or physical examinations and make diagnoses; prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy or rehabilitation programs; coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists; act as physician member of a multi-discipline team for clinical work and program development; train and supervise interns and residents; provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff; prepare reports and maintain records of activities; 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; and perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the area of Skilled Nursing; 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; principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application; medical diagnosis and treatment; and hospitals and clinics organization. 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, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements; maintain medical records and prepare reports; serve on interdisciplinary teams; and clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. 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 completion of a residency training program approved by the American Medical Association, or two years of clinical experience post internship in an appropriate medical specialty. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine in the State of California. DEA certificate is required. Board certified in Geriatrics is preferred. 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. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our standard County employment application. 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' applications 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 recruiting period. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Analyst: Carolyn Burns (061316) (Staff Physician - F124) Keywords: medical, surgery, post-surgery, infections, post-surgical infections, post-orthopedic surgery, acute care, rehabilitation, geriatric, post stroke, diabetic management, mental health, long-term care, skilled nursing, skilled nursing facility, SNF Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
This job announcement was amended on August 21, 2018. The POST Dispatcher Test T-score minimum requirement has been changed to 48 from 52. The County of SanMateo,Office of Public Safety Communicationsislooking for positive, professional, mature, enthusiastic, flexible and responsible individuals for 911 CommunicationsCalltaker positions. 911 Calltakers perform a variety of telephone and computer aided operational duties in performing call taking of law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical dispatch (EMD) calls, and other public service agency calls including non-emergency and business-related calls. 911 Communications Calltaker is an entry level classification. It is distinguished from 911 Communications Dispatcher I in that latter also performs radio responsibilities in addition to call taking. Additionally, the incumbent in the 911 Communications Dispatcher I is expected to learn the more difficult or responsible duties typically assigned to the position in the next higher class of 911 Communications Dispatcher II. In order to promote to the 911 Communications Dispatcher Series, incumbents in the 911 Communications Calltaker classification must apply for the position when it is available and successfully pass recruitmentand examination for said position. Rarely will you ever get a chance to meet the hundreds of people who call for help, yet they'll depend on your voice, your directions, and your knowledge to get through an emergency. No day is ever routine - one call may be a minor traffic accident, while the next is a frantic voice screaming for help. Both will be depending on your calm, firm voice and direction until help can arrive. Using state-of-the-art equipment and training, you'll provide the excellent service and security people have come to expect from San Mateo County Public Safety Communications. To be considered for this position, you must have: Completed the POST Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (POST Dispatcher Test) with a minimum T-score of 48 within one year of date of application OR taken and passedthe 'CritiCall'exam withinone year of date of application. All applicants are responsible for obtaining and submitting their own test scores at the time of application.For candidates seeking alocal resource for testing, please contact TheSouth Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (The Academy) at www.theacademy.ca.gov and self-enroll to take the required test prior to applying for this position.Test dates are limited so please contact The Academy as soon as possible. South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium San Mateo, CA: 650-574-6466 San Jose, CA: 408-270-6458 Please note, you must register online at www.theacademy.ca.gov for a test session. NOTE: The Dispatch Academy certification does NOT satisfy the testing requirement. For more information about the County of San Mateo Office of Public Safety Communications, visit our website at http://911.smcgov.org . Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a minimum of one year experience with customer service contact. Knowledge of: English language, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Customer service and interpersonal communications principles. Computer operation and use in office and Communications Center environments. Basic principles in communicating by means of face-to-face contact, telephone and/or data terminals. Various resources within the County in order to provide referrals to the public and public safety agencies. Skill/Ability to: Speak, read and write English clearly. Communicate clearly and concisely, in English, both orally and in writing. Comprehend, interpret, relay and document information via telephone, computer software/ data terminals or other related technology. Screen and interpret general data and filter relevant information. Learn and operate Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Systems and other related technology. Read and interpret various mapping devices and relaying pertinent information. Work under pressure, exercising good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Listen, understand and relay of information via telephone and in person. Remain calm and controlled under stressful periods while projecting a professional demeanor. Establish and maintain positive and courteous working relationships with customers, the community and co-workers. Work with the Communications Center team while maintaining assigned job responsibilities and duties. Anticipate and adapt to fluctuating workloads in the Communications Center. Communicate and receive constructive feedback and opinions to affect change. Access and refer to information using available resources. Read, interpret, understand and follow written and oral instructions and/or information. Remain seated for long periods of time. Read and interpret text/data on electronic screen or computerprintouts and variety of maps. Hear in a noisy environment while communicating via telephone or face to face. Other requirements of the position: Successfully complete a pre-employment medical examination and be subject to polygraph testing. Follow strict drug use standards and guidelines. Possess good moral character and psychological suitability as determined by a thorough background investigation, including fingerprinting and psychological evaluation. Be willing to work day, swing, graveyard, rotating, holiday, and weekend shifts. Be willing to work 12 to 16 hours per day. Be willing to accept overtime assignments, including last minute spontaneous mandatory assignments. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Proof of completion of either the POST Dispatcher Test with a minimum T-Score of48 OR passing scores on the "CritiCall"exam within the last year must be attached at the time of application. Responses to the supplemental questions must also be submitted. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required application materials. 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. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. All exams will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. 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. HR Contact:Mandy Singh(0122018) (911 Communications Calltaker) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking a qualified limited-term In-Home Supportive Services Social Worker I/II/III withfluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Social Workers provide a wide variety of welfare services in such areas as information and referral, protective services,out-of-home services, health related services,chore services,and other welfare services within the Health System and 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 an Hourly Task Guideline assessment tool. Complete necessary documents, paperwork, and work within different information technology systems. Conduct annual reassessments and carry a large caseload. 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. Conduct initial screening for new applicants. 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 participation in the integrated care pilot. Oversight of case management needs for caseload. 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. For information on the In-Home Supportive Services Program please visit: http://www.smchealth.org/ihss SALARY Social Worker I: $5,234.67 - $5,851.73/month 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. The current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed 3 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. INFORMATION FOR CURRENT COUNTY EMPLOYEES Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit an application and compete in the recruitment process. If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HR will work directly with you and/or your department for options. Please note that 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 Language Requirement : Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent. Education: Social Worker I: Satisfactory completion of 24 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Special Requirement: Satisfactory completion of 3 semester units of course work in basic social work practices or its equivalent within 1 year of appointment. 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 I: Two years of experience providing counseling, social services, public assistance and related services to the public, or to special groups. Substitution : Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field. 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. Social Worker I Knowledge of: Contemporary social and economic problems. Socioeconomic conditions and trends. Public social service programs at the federal, state and local levels of government. Principles of interviewing and counseling. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Skill/Ability to: Learning social work principles, methods and techniques. Establishing rapport with clients and their families in working toward solutions to their problems. Speaking and writing effectively. Maintaining cooperative working relationships. Analyzing problems and needs of clients and developing courses of action which work toward constructive solutions. Social Worker II 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. Skill/Ability to: Understanding and implementing the agency's programs, policies and procedures. Implementing caseload management techniques. Establishing rapport with clients and their families in working toward solutions to their problems. Analyzing problems and needs of clients and developing courses of action which lead toward constructive solutions. Speaking and writing effectively. Establishing effective working relationships with other employees. Social Worker III Knowledge of: 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: Formulating, developing and implementing treatment plans. Working effectively with persons differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds and psychopathologies. Working with a variety of social resources to plan and coordinate services to individual clients. Acting as a consultant and trainer to other social service staff. Preparing clear and concise reports. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered forthis limited-term position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: Position requires a valid California class C driver license or equivalent. Provide your 1) driver license number and 2) the expiration date . Social Worker I requires 24 semester units, Social Worker II requires 30 semester units, and Social Worker III requires 36 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. List the following for the education that qualifies you: 1) the course ID for classes completed; 2) course title; and 3) the "semester" units received for each. NOTE: Information that doesn't clearly indicate the required education will not be accepted. Be prepared to provide transcripts at the interview. Social Worker I requires two years of experience providing counseling, social services, public assistance and related services to the public, or to special groups OR a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field. Social Worker II requires two years of case management experience comparable to a Social Worker I in San Mateo County OR an MSW degree. Social Worker III requires three years of case management experience comparable to a Social Worker II OR an MSW degree and two years of experience performing duties comparable to Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. List the following for the experience that qualifies you: 1) your exact title; 2) job duties; 3) length of experience in months; and 4) employer. NOTE: Information that doesn't clearly indicate the required experience will not be accepted. Detailed information should be found in the work history section of your resumé. This position requires fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Please list what languages you are fluent in. Please include the words " IHSS Social Worker I/II/III - Limited Term -Chinese, Tagalog, Russian or Spanish Speaking Req'd " in the subject line of email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Nina Rhee, Health Services Manager nrhee@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Resumés 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. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 15, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office invites applications for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position. We pledge Commitment, Integrity, and Compassion to all citizens and visitors. Whether you are looking to start a career or advance a career in law enforcement, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office invites you to join our team of over 700 staff and approximately 500 volunteers to carry these values forward. Deputy Sheriff Trainee is the entry-level class of the Deputy Sheriff series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents receive Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy and/or field officer training in order to acquire aPOST Basic Certificate. Incumbents perform a wide variety of peace officer tasks under close and direct supervision of experienced officers and are required to promote to the journey-level Deputy Sheriff classification after acquiring the education and experience required of the State of California POST Basic Certificate. At the higher journey level, Deputies investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas; receive, supervise and transport inmates; act as bailiff or civil deputy; and perform all related duties in law enforcement and crime prevention as may be assigned under general supervision. Current San Mateo County Sheriff's Correctional Officers who are selected for the positions will remain in their Correctional Officer classification and current pay grade while attending the Academy. Upon Academy graduation, Correctional Officers are then moved into a Deputy Sheriff classification and pay range. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. To avoid delays in processing your application, please readthe information contained in this job posting in its entirety prior to submitting an application. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUTAPPLYING Applicants for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position must pass the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-Score of 48 and must pass the Physical Agility Test-Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) with a minimum score of 320, within a year of the date of application. All pre-application tests for Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants must be completed before submitting an application. Test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements. Locally, applicants can complete these tests at the South Bay Regional Training Consortium (aka The Academy). Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy ( www.theacademy.ca.gov ) and self-enrolling in the required written test, physical agility test, and 1.5-mile run. Visit The Academy's website for current test schedules, requirements, and enrollment. The following describes these tests in detail: 1) Written Test - POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - This test must be completed in less than 2.5 hours, and it must be passed with a minimum T-Score of 48. The areas covered by the test include: Spelling - Select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options Vocabulary - Select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options Clarity - Select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options Reading - Read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content CLOZE - Use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains missing words 2) Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test consists of five individually timed and weighted events, and the minimum passing score is 320 . The Academy offers optional practice sessions for the WSTB. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy's website. The events include: 99-yard obstacle course with sharp turns and up to 34-inch high obstacles 165-pound body drag for 32-feet 6-foot chain link fence climb 6-foot solid wall climb 500-yard run 3) 1.5-Mile Run - This is a pass/fail test held independently of the WSTB, and it must be completed in 14 minutes or less. Note: All test scores must be within one year of the date of your application for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position.A Basic Police Academy certification, meeting POST requirements, dated within one year of application will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB and WSTB scores.A valid Basic Policy Academy certification that meets POST requirements obtained more than one year ago will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB, but applicants must submit WSTB and 1.5 mile run results completed within a year of application. Qualifications Education : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED. Licensure/Certification : Possession of a Class C California driver license or equivalent. Eligibility for State of California P.O.S.T. law enforcement academy and field officer training OR successful graduation from State of California P.O.S.T. law enforcement academy and eligibility for field officer training. Candidates must successfully complete field officer training and receive a Basic POST Certificate within their probationary period. Knowledge of : Civil laws, codes, ordinances and recent court decisions; principles and practices of law enforcement, criminal investigation and basic psychology; and rules of evidence, laws of arrest and court procedure. Skill/Ability to : Exercise good judgment; read and comprehend legal documents, law enforcement manuals, and court decisions; read standard street and highway maps; follow instructions; function effectively under stress; project authority; observe accurately; perform repeated strenuous physical exertion; write reports and correspondence; communicate effectively orally; communicate with all types of people; and meet State of California POST medical and physical standards for law enforcement personnel. Other Requirements : Candidates selected for the positions must also pass a background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph and medical evaluations. Application/Examination Open: 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. Eligible List Placement: Applicants for this position must take and pass the Physical Agility - Work Sample Test Battery (pass/fail), the 1.5 mile run in 14 minutes or less, and the POST Entry-level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-score of 48 (weight: 100%) or have a valid Basic Police Academy certificate (as detailed above)to be placed on the eligible list. For information regarding the tests, see the pre-application test descriptions above. To register for these exams, contact the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium at www.theacademy.ca.gov . 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. Responses to the supplemental questions and copies of required test scores must be submitted in addition to the regular employment application form. Applications submitted without the attachments will be rejected. Please keep available the instructions below on how to attach documents to your application as you prepare to submit your application. - In the application form, choose the "Attachments" link - Click the "Add Supplemental Attachment" link - Select "PELLETB T Scores" in the Attachment Type choices - Click "Upload" to find and select your saved document - Click the "Add Supplemental Attachment" link again - Select "Physical Agility Result" in the Attachment Typechoices - Click "Upload" to find and select your saved document - Click on the "Next" button to proceed with the rest of the application process 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:Mandy Singh(06302017) (Deputy Sheriff Trainee- H061) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Note: This job posting was updated on May 26, 2016 to update the current vacancy shift. Note: This job posting was updated on October 1, 2018, December 12, 2016, August 30, 2016, April 19, 2016 and December 30, 2014 to amend the supplemental questions. The County of San Mateo Health System would like to invite you to apply for the position of Nurse Practitioner . At the County of San Mateo Health System, we lead by example. From our most seasoned professionals to our newest team members, everyone has the opportunity to step forward to offer their insight, opinions and ideas. As part of our teaching hospital, you'll have the chance to explore new avenues for growth while you meet the diverse healthcare needs of a thriving, vibrant community. If you're ready to discover the leader in you, we invite you to discover the County of San Mateo Health System. We currently have vacancies in our Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) division, Correctional Health Services division, and the San Mateo Medical Center and Clinics. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) offers a broad spectrum of mental health and substance use services for children, youth, families, adults and older adults in San Mateo County in the prevention, early intervention and treatment of mental illness and/or substance use conditions. Mental health services are also available for emotionally disturbed children, older adults at risk of institutionalization, children in special education or at risk of out-of-home placement, uninsured residents of San Mateo County and people of any age in a major crisis. Correctional Health Services provides integrated medical, dental, mental health, and chemical dependency treatment to San Mateo County's incarcerated adults, and medical and dental care to the juvenile hall population. Medical services include health screening, treatment, education, and 24-hour emergency response for juveniles and adults. The San Mateo Medical Center is a public hospital and clinic system fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The Medical Center operates outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County and also an acute-care hospital. We serve the healthcare needs of County residents, serving as the healthcare home for underserved and underinsured residents, with an emphasis on education and prevention. Under general supervision, Nurse Practitioners will provide services such as conducting complete physical examinations, developing diagnostic impressions, and managing care of patients working in one or more specialty areas, such as geriatric, pediatric, family health, or OB/GYN practice. Our nurses are part of a collaborative healthcare team dedicated to providing excellent care to our patients. At the County of San Mateo you'll find a supportive environment and opportunities to grow in your profession through training and education, including in-house Continuing Education units. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Nurse Practitioner isfully competent to independently perform a variety of responsible primary health care services and other clinical procedures that require the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients in a specialized nursing area office support duties. Positions in this series differ from those in the class of Staff Nurse in that Nurse Practitioners provide primary health care services and other clinical procedures that require specialized licensure and the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients in a specialized nursing area. NOTE: The list of eligible candidates created from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future part-time, full-time, permanent, extra-help, per diem, relief,and/or temporary vacancies in any of the three correctional facilities. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess the health of patients to determine their physical, emotional and social status by taking a complete medical history, doing a physical examination, initiating screening and diagnostic procedures etc; evaluate results of clinical findings and laboratory tests; report any abnormalities to a physician. Identify and manage in collaboration with a physician, common illnesses and/or other health problems and refer these problems or illnesses that require immediate medical attention to the appropriate practicing physician; assume on-going responsibility for follow-ups. Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals regarding health problems and illnesses following established protocol relative to diagnosis and treatment of patients. Counsel parents or other family members regarding health maintenance in the area of specialization. Coordinate and facilitate referrals to other health or social agencies. Maintain accurate records of assessments, follow-ups and evaluations. Supervise the work of subordinate health workers and participate in professional and administrative meetings. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of common health problems as related to the clinical specialty. Fundamentals of clinical medicine as related to clinical specialty. Drugs commonly used in the area of specialty including the indications of their use, anticipated therapeutic effect, side effects and untoward reactions and contraindications. Safety and infection control practices and procedures. Normal and abnormal values of laboratory tests and their clinical significance. Operations and care of medical equipment and instruments used in the area of specialty. Laws and regulations pertinent to the practice of nursing and medicine applicable to assigned specialty. Community resources and referral systems. Provisions of the Nurse Practice Act. Skill/Ability to: Assess the health status of patients. Provide health care services including the taking of a complete medical history, doing complete physical examination and other related clinical procedures. Identify and manage health problems common in the area of specialty. Develop and implement treatment plans for patients according to policies and protocol. Analyze and interpret health information/data including results of laboratory testing. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, professional staff and others. Follow safety practices and procedures. Maintain accurate records and preparing reports. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Special Training: The Nurse Practitioner requires certification in one of the options: Option l - Pediatric: Primary health care for patients 17 years of age and under. Option 2 - Family: Primary health care for patients of all ages. Option 3 - Geriatric: Primary health care for older patients. Option 4 - OB/GYN: Primary health care for obstetric and gynecologic patients. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination will consist of a scored evaluation of relevant training and experience (weight: 100%) based solely on the responses to the supplemental questions. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the 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. 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. Final Filing Date : Open until filled 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(091814) (Nurse Practitioner - F009) Keywords: nursing, RN, NP, health services,practitioner, corrections, clinical, medical Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division (BHRS) , is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Occupational Therapist I/II - Therapeutic Day Schools. The mental health Occupational Therapy within the Therapeutic Day Schools (TDS) program assists youth in acquiring skills needed to function in their life roles of student and worker. As the students in the TDS program progress toward graduation they are then linked with the Department of Rehabilitation for assessment and counseling for future placement. The Occupational Therapist also provides treatment through the use of arts and crafts activities. The focus of this "activity" based treatment is the development of pre-vocational skills: pro-social and task skills. Occupation Therapy services in the TDS unit are provided in two general areas: direct and indirect services. These services function to prepare the young person for the roles of a student, performance of age-appropriate daily living behaviors and ultimately the transition to worker, college student, or vocational training. The Occupational Therapy program addresses: independent living skills, pre-vocational skills, socialization skills, recreation and leisure activities, and transition activities as outlined in the students Individualized Education Plan (IEP). There is one part-time, 24-hour/per week, extra help vacancy in the TDS program. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services(BHRS), http://www.smchealth.org/bhrs offers a broad spectrum of mental health and substance use services for children, youth, families, adults and older adults in the County of San Mateo County in the prevention, early intervention and treatment of mental illness and/or substance use disorders. We support treatment of the whole person to achieve wellness and recovery, and to promote the health and well-being of the people, families and communities we serve. The Therapeutic Day School unit is comprised of three separate school programs serving high school aged special education students in the San Mateo Union High School District, Jefferson High School District, and South San Francisco Unified School District. Each TDS program is a collaboration between that designated high school district and San Mateo CountyBHRSstaff. TDS students are certified special education students who have been evaluated and determined in need of intensive mental health services in order to benefit from their education. The core staff is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team including both mental health and educational staff. The TDS program works in close collaboration with outside service providers such as probation, social services, education, Wrap- Around service providers and other mental health contract agencies. County of San Mateo BHRSStaff include a Clinical Services Manager (1), Supervising Mental Health Clinician (1), Psychiatric Social Workers / Marriage and Family Therapists (2), Creative Arts Therapist (1), Occupational Therapist (1), Psychiatrist (1) and Medical Office Assistant (1). District special education staff include the Special Education Director (1), Program Specialist (1), Special Education Teacher (1 or 2), and Teaching Associates (1 or 2). The ideal candidates will have: Experience working with adolescents in a mental health setting Experience working on a multidisciplinary team Experience working with special education students and participating in the IEP process Familiarity with normal adolescent development Familiarity with psychiatric disorders as defined in the DSM V manual Ability to provide treatment to youth who have co-occurring substance use issues Ability to structure and effectively run activity-based groups with teenagers Responsibilities will include: Assessment and development of a treatment plan that links to the BHRS client treatment plan. Coordinating and implementing the TDS program's Occupational Therapy program, including group treatment, individual treatment, linkage to various agencies, and consultation to staff and families. Continual evaluation of youth capacities and deficits, and the students' response to treatment including the measurement of change and development. Conduct assessments, share findings and make appropriate recommendations. Collaborate and coordinate with the multi-disciplinary team which includes special education staff and mental health staff in order to provide comprehensive treatment to youth in the TDS program. Participate in milieu therapy and enforce the behavior management system. Provide consultation and support to families and staff as needed. Provide education and training to staff as needed. Liaison with community agencies to assess, implement or coordinate services. Work closely with district vocational support staff to assist students in transitioning to the role of worker. Participate in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings by completing and monitoring progress of the Individualized Transition Plan (ITP). Occupational Therapist I is the entry level class in this series. Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform the full range of general therapy treatments while developing and learning the skills to apply more advanced and/or specialized treatments. This class is flexibly staffed with Occupational Therapist II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency which meet the qualifications of the higher level class. Occupational Therapist I Salary $36.76 - $45.95 Hourly $2,940.80 - $3,676.00 Biweekly $6,371.73 - $7,964.67 Monthly $76,460.80 - $95,576.00 Annually Occupational Therapist II is the experienced journey level class in this series. Incumbents in this class perform the full range of general therapy treatments with a greater degree of independence and proficiency, additionally applying more specialized and advanced therapy treatments. Some individuals may also assist in providing technical advice and training to less experienced staff. Occupational Therapist II Salary $41.19 - $51.49 Hourly $3,295.20 - $4,119.20 Biweekly $7,139.60 - $8,924.93 Monthly $85,675.20 - $107,099.20 Annually NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, 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 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Under direction, plan of TDS Supervising Mental Health Clinician, plan and perform occupational therapy for a variety of youth. Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive treatment to patients. Provide therapeutic activities to promote independence in daily living activities. Plan, organize and participate in occupational therapy activities. Instruct patients in the use of therapeutic tools and equipment. Provide ongoing assessment and documentation of the patient's response to treatment in accordance with hospital standards. Participate in discharge planning and refer parents to community services. Determine need for department and patient-related supplies and equipment. Maintain cleanliness and organization of treatment areas. May participate as clinical preceptor in a university affiliated occupational therapy student program. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Eligibility for or registration as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Failure to obtain this licensure within twelve months of employment may result in termination. Possession of a Certificate of completion for a course in Basic Life Support as approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association; or must be obtained within six months of appointment. 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: Occupational Therapist I: Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy. Occupational Therapist II: One year of supervised experience in occupational therapy. Knowledge of: Principles and methods of occupational therapy, as applicable to all types of cases found in a school-based community mental health setting. Physical and psychological problems of special education students who are classified as emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and/or other health impaired. Use and care of therapeutic tools and equipment commonly used in occupational therapy. Professional ethics and the fundamental laws of practice for occupational therapy. Skill/Ability to: Administer and document occupational therapy treatments. Assess patient needs, analyze situations accurately and implement an effective plan of action. Adapt equipment to patient needs. Integrate occupational therapy services with programs. Develop new programs in response to patient/department need. Explain and teach occupational therapy activities to patients, health care professionals and other interested persons. Exercise tact and good judgment in dealing with patients, staff and the public. Prepare reports and keep records of case histories. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Act as a consultant/trainer for educational and other staff. Provide suitable transportation between work sites. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: 1. Do you possess eligibility for or licensure as an Occupational Therapist by the California Board of Occupational Therapy? YesNo 2.Do you possess eligibility for or registration as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy? YesNo 3.Describe in detail your professional experience providing occupational therapy to children and adolescents. Include specific information about the setting/facility, duties and clients. 4.Describe your experience interacting with bicultural or bilingual client groups. 5.List any educational courses, workshops, training or certification that you have completed that support your ability to perform this job. Please include the words "Occupational TherapistI/II - Therapeutic Day Schools " 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: GAguirre@smcgov.org Gail Aguirre, Supervising Mental Health Clinician, TDS, BHRS GAguirrel @smcgov.org Apply immediately. Resumés will be accepted until the position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 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 (responses to supplemental questions, writing sample, graphic design sample(s) and a resume) will not be considered. 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. Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 19, 2018
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is seeking a Parking Lot Attendant (Utility Worker I/II) to support the County Parking lots and structures. In general, Utility Workers perform a variety of manual tasks such as building and grounds maintenance; minor equipment repair; transportation of materials, supplies, or patients; and operation of the laundry services in a locked facility. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Checks for parking violators, illegally parked vehicles, parking permits, and expired meters. Maintains the cleanliness of the parking facilities by emptying and relining waste receptacles and removing debris. Cleans elevators by vacuuming floors and polish stainless steel. Fixes and maintains parking meters. Collect money from parking meters. Maintains change machines. Maintains records and prepares reports. Maintains stairways within the parking structure by sweeping and keeping free of debris. Reports damage to property. Answers a variety of questions from the public regarding parking regulations, location ofpublic buildings and other general directions. Performs related duties as required or assigned. Additional duties will include, but are not limited to: Operating and maintaining equipment or hand tools used in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and facilities. Assembling, maintaining, and repairing equipment and furniture. Providing complete custodial services to areas such as medical exam rooms, public restrooms, and lobbies. Utilizing the assistance of and instructing inmates, clients, or other staff to perform work. Ordering and receiving supplies, tools, and equipment; delivering supplies to appropriate areas. Digging holes, cleaning-out gutters or storm drains, and disposing of debris. Operating a car, van, or light delivery vehicle to transport materials or patients. Operating and maintaining power tools, hand tools, and specialized equipment such as custodial cleaning equipment. Performing related duties as assigned. Overall, the ideal candidate will be highly organized andable to work collaboratively with others, lead by example, and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, attendance, attitude, communication, safety practices and appropriate workplace behavior. Additionally, the incumbent will have experiencedealing with the public, often in situations which may be difficult or confrontational. Some positions require candidates to complete an extensive security clearance package and undergo a thorough background check conducted by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office prior to hire. NOTE: The hiring list generated from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies. 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: One year of experience providing building and facility maintenance and minor equipment repair. Knowledge of: Methods, materials, operations, tools, and practices used in moving, loading, arranging, and transporting materials, records, and supplies. Methods, equipment, and practices used in moving, lifting, and transporting non-ambulatory patients. Principles and techniques used in basic custodial services, building maintenance and minor equipment repair. Fixtures, building hardware, and equipment. Safety regulations, precautions, and practices. Methods, practices and equipment used in the receipt, storage, handling and ordering of materials and equipment. Basic arithmetic. Skill/Ability to: Follow safety practices. Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively and tactfully with customers and others. Make accurate estimates of time and materials required to perform the job. Properly use and care for vehicles, tools, and equipment used in the job. Instruct and direct the work of inmates and others in the performance of the job. Lift, carry, push, or move materials, supplies, or equipment up to 50 lbs; lift and move patients; climb ladders; and walk or stand for long periods of time. Licensure/Certification: Some positions require possession of a valid class C California driver license or equivalent. Some positions require possession of a valid class B California driver license or equivalent. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current Department of Public Works employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to the standard Countyemployment application form. A resume or reference to a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required application materials. 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%)whichwill include a pre-interview performance exam. 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~ Application Deadline: October 31, 2018 Application Screening: November 7, 2018 Panel Interview(tentative): November 21, 2018 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Christina Chan(101818) (Utility Worker I/II - T064/T063) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 19, 2018
Full Time
The Director of the Public Health Laboratory is a management level classification responsible for providing high level administrationand management in planning, organizing, directing and reviewing all functions and activities of the San Mateo County Public Health Laboratory. Under general direction of the Director of Public Health Policy and Planning, the Director selects, trains and supervises clinical, technical and clerical staff, participates in continuous quality improvement, budget preparation, revision of laboratory policies and procedures to increase safety and comply with federal and state laws and performs difficult lab tests and analyses. Additional work includes providing and receiving laboratory support to and from the San Mateo County Clinical Laboratory and provides clinical and technical consultations in the interpretation of laboratory results and disease diagnosis. The San Mateo County Public Health Laboratory performs over 50,000 tests per year. The Laboratory is responsible under the California Health and Safety Code and Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations for: detection and identification of bacterial, viral and parasitic agents; environmental testing of pools, streams, rivers, lakes, the bay and the ocean; population-based disease investigation; testing of samples from the TB control, STD control and CD control programs, as well as samples from the HIV/AIDS clinic and field sites; evaluation and testing of food products implicated in outbreaks; tick testing;and testing for rabies in a wide variety of wild and domestic animals. The laboratory also takes the lead in recommending and implementing new and improved testing to monitor emerging infectious diseases, with recent examples such as SARS, Avian Influenza, West Nile Virus, Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika virus. The laboratory works closely with other LRN Sentinel laboratories in the County in developing surge capacity planning and outbreak response. Moreover, the laboratory also functions as a reference for the hospital laboratories in the County and advises them on unusual infectious diseases and performs specialized testing upon referral. The new Public Health Laboratory Director will have an opportunity to build a new Public Health Laboratory with a Biological Safety Level 3 (BSL3) suite. The new Director will also have an opportunity to advance molecular platforms to provide rapid clinical diagnosis, characterization of infectious diseases for surveillance, gene sequencing for identification of bacteria, fungus and mycobacteria and Whole Genomic Sequencing (WGS) for identification, and to assist in disease control investigations. The ideal candidate is experienced in public health laboratory practices, regulations, business, strategic planning and quality improvement; an innovative thinker and experienced in evaluating, procuring and validating and verifying new technology, communicates effectively in writing and experienced establishing laboratory fees. Ability to lead a highly talented team with dignity and respect Commitment to mentoring, coaching and developing strong teams Establishes relationships within San Mateo County Health, Cities, hospitals, labs and the community Seeks continuous improvement opportunities Ability to solve problems to root cause Ability to qualify to direct an ELAP-certified laboratory following Title 22 CCR • 64817 regulations NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications Possession of a valid Public Health Microbiologist (PHM) certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Laboratory Field Service (LFS), or a letter from CDPH LFS stating that applicant passed the PHM exam; AND , at least four years of public health laboratory work; AND qualify to be a laboratory director over high-complexity testing as written in 42 CFR • 493.1443, including the following combination of education, experience and certification: A doctorate degree in microbiology, biological, physical, chemical or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution, and be certified by a board, approved by CDPH, LFS, such as the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB), or the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM), as required for a high complexity clinical laboratory director; OR A doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy licensed in the State of California, or be eligible to become licensed in the State of California, and be certified in anatomic or clinical pathology, or both, by the American Board of Pathology or the American Osteopathic Board of Pathology or possess qualification that are equivalent to those required by such certifications and be eligible to take those boards; OR A Doctor of Medicine or doctor of osteopathy or doctor of podiatric medicine licensed in the State of California, or be eligible to become licensed in the State of California to practice medicine, osteopathy or podiatry, with at least two years of laboratory training during medical residency, such as in hematology, or have at least two years of experience directing or supervising high complexity testing; OR On or before February 28, 1992, experience serving as a Laboratory Director or could have qualified as a Laboratory Director under regulations at 42 CFR 493.1415, published March 14, 1990 at 55 FR 9538; OR On or before February 28, 1992, be qualified under California State law to direct a public health laboratory. 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,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. A supplemental application form 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 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: October 31, 2018 Application Screening: November 7, 2018 Combined Civil Service Panel/Departmental Interviews: To Be Determined 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. Human Resources Contact: YvonneAlvidrez(101818) (Public Health Laboratory Director- D159) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 19, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on Thursday, November 9, 2017 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to extend the closing date. Final Closing Date will be Thursday, November 9,2017. County of San Mateo Health System is excited to be able to offer a unique job opportunity to well-qualified individuals for the position of Supervising Nurse Practitioner (Supervising NP) as part of the County of San Mateo Obstetrics and Gynecology team. This is a full-time , benefited position. The successful hire will receive direction from theMedical Director of Specialty Care and will exercise supervision over assigned Obstetrics and Gynecology NPs, who are located in three clinics (San Mateo Main Campus, CoastsideClinic, and Fair Oaks Health Center). The supervisory scope includes quality improvement, program development, on-site and remote supervision of nurse practitioners, and continuing partnership with the contracted Obstetrics and Gynecology group. This classification is distinguished from the Nurse Practitioner Series for having full administrative supervisory responsibility over other Nurse Practitioners. Clinical supervision of assigned staff is provided by the medical director, supervising physician, contracted physician and/or manager. The Practitioner will work within all clinical areas that serve our Obstetrics and Gynecology patients. Work may include both clinical and administration support throughout San Mateo Medical Center. San Mateo Medical Center is a fully accredited acute/long term care/teaching hospital whose vision is to help every patient live the healthiest life possible. We are an integrated health care delivery system offering primary care, specialty, ancillary, inpatient, long term care and emergency services connected through a unified leadership structure and integrated IT systems. We use Lean methodology as the core of all our improvement work and we strive to create a community of engaged problem solvers. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skill and success in all or most of the following areas: Communication and Consensus Building: has experience bringing diverse viewpoints and stakeholders together successfully to accomplish goals, and commands the trust and respect of others. Vision, Initiative, and Innovation: has a keen interest in team based care and creating a positive patient experience, and has demonstrated innovation and initiative in realizing that vision. Project Management and Teamwork: has overseen and led complex projects and coordinated interdisciplinary teams. Supervision and mentoring:has significant experience in supervising and mentoring others. At least two years of experience as a Practitioner, ideally in an Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic, a minimum of six months of lead or supervisory experience overseeing clinic care. 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 our contracted Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician group in establishing and meeting quality metrics and goals for patient care Establishing workflow process andstandardizing the clinical practice throughout San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) system. Supervise the Nurse Practitioners that work in the all Obstetrics and Gynecology clinics in SMMC, this includes selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, hospital staff, community organizations and others. Work with our Quality process (LEAP) to have meaningful, data driven improvements in work flow and quality. Work with Core team in each location to standardize and ensure best use of resources to meet patient quality care. Work with referring providers to improve referring patterns and communications throughout SMMC. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation, as well as hiring and selection; principles, practices and procedures used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of common health problems as related to the clinical specialty; laws, statutes, codes, and regulations related to the specialty area which govern health service providers, and Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements; fundamentals of clinical medicine as related to the clinical specialty of the Clinic or Service; drugs commonly used in the area of specialty including the indications of their use, anticipated therapeutic effect, side effects and untoward reactions and contraindications; safety and infection control practices and procedures; normal and abnormal values of laboratory tests and their clinical significance; operations and care of medical equipment and instruments used in the area of specialty; laws and regulations pertinent to the practice of nursing and medicine applicable to assigned specialty; community resources and referral systems; and provisions of the Nurse Practice Act. Skill/Ability to: Supervise and coordinate administrative and operational activities related to assigned clinic or program; coordinate activities with other departments or programs within the Medical Center and the County; direct and participate in the analysis of a wide variety of moderate to complex operational problems and make effective operational and/or procedural recommendations; interpret policies, guidelines and procedures; develop recommendations for improvements, as necessary; supervise, evaluate and train assigned personnel; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; assess the health status of patients; provide health care services including the taking of a complete medical history, doing complete physical examination and other related clinical procedures; identify and manage health problems common in the area of specialty; develop and implement treatment plans for patients according to policies and protocol; analyze and interpret health information/data including results of laboratory testing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, professional staff and others; follow safety practices and procedures; and maintain accurate records and preparing reports. 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 practice within specialty area or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Nurse Practitioner Certification. Possession of a California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Furnishing Number. Possession of a DEA Number. 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. 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 (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. 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 : TBD Application Screening: TBD Panel Interview: 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" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. 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(101217) (Supervising Nurse Practitioner - F008) Keywords: Nurse, Supervisor, NP, Nurse Practitioner Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 19, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo County Health seeks leaders to join our integrated Health System as head of one of our high performing clinical teams. This is a full-time opportunity to oversee the excellent team work at Half Moon Bay's beautiful health center. Ideal candidates are energetic leaders interested in improving patient centered approaches to care and have experience in change management. They are skilled problem solvers who can support data driven standard processes to ensure every patient receives the same level of quality care. Adult, pediatric, gynecology and dental teams at Coastside Health Center work together to provide compassionate and complete care to this community. Onsite Behavioral health, social work and pharmacist support as well as strong RN presence create a team based approach serving over three thousand patients. The Supervising Physician works in concert with manager and nursing leadership to lead local quality improvement work and program development in addition to direct on-site clinical work and supervision of the provider team. This clinic is part of San Mateo Medical Center, a fully accredited acute/long term care/teaching hospital whose vision is to help every patient live the healthiest life possible. We are a truly integrated health care delivery system connected through a unified leadership structure. Lean methodology is the core of all our improvement work we are creating a community of engaged problem solvers. Additional benefits: The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includesflexible scheduling options, strong leadership training, County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, reimbursement of professional dues and expenses (up to $2,500/year), an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. Ideal Candidate - A successful candidate will have demonstrated skill and success in the following areas: Communication and Consensus Building: Has had experience bringing diverse viewpoints and stakeholdelers together successfully to accomplish goals, and commands the trust and respect others. Vision, Initiative, and Innovation: Has a keen interest in team based care and creating a positive patient experience, and has demonstrated innovation and initiative in realizing that vision. Project Management and Teamwork: Has overseen and successfully led complex projects and coordinated interdisciplinary teams. Supervision and mentoring: Has significant experience in supervising and mentoring others. At least two years of experience as a physician in a primary care clinic, a minimum of six months of lead or supervisory experience overseeing a primary care clinic, including direct supervision of licensed staff. Examples Of Duties Direct and administer a medical program. Provide clinical supervision and direction to all levels of medical/professional staff including assigning, directing, and monitoring work. Develop and monitor adherence to medical policies, procedures and protocols. Provide consultation services. Advise community physicians regarding medical treatment and practices. Train and supervise interns and residents. Coordinate the work of consulting physicians. Conduct comprehensive medical histories and physical examinations. Prescribe and administer treatment and medication as necessary. Develop standards of medical care for specialty area. Participate in in-service training programs. Supervise medical, professional, and technical and support staff; full supervision includes responsibility for selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Health care management practices and principles including revenue retrieval. Current developments, trends and research in a medical specialty. Principles and practices of supervision. Development of medical policies, procedures and protocols. Preparation of comprehensive reports and other correspondence. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Laws, statues, codes, and regulations related to the specialty area which govern health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Advanced principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Direct medical programs. Clinically supervise and provide lead direction to medical/professional staff, including physicians. Fully supervise staff, including selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence. Apply principles of effective management techniques. Diagnose patients and prescribe treatment or therapy in the designated specialty area. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, hospital staff, community organizations and others. Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals within the County or at any level within the Health Services Department. 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 experience in the designated medical specialty. Board Certification or eligibility for certification in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area is highly desirable. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. 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. 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 (091418) (Supervising Physician - F127) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking General Dentists. San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of clinical experience. Many of our patients require oral surgery. Services are performed in a hospital-based clinic and general clinic settings. As a result, dental services are integrated with health system processes and infrastructure support including electronic health records, medical dictation and the availability of dental and medical specialists in both the hospital and satellite clinics. Besides being a full-scope Medical Center and Hospital, the San Mateo Medical Center operates five dental clinics located in San Mateo (39th Avenue Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks HealthCenter- FOHC), Daly City (Daly City Clinic), Coastside Clinic (Half Moon Bay), and a Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) These clinics treat children and adults, homeless and transitional populations, and patients with HIVdiagnosis. All Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8AMto 5 PM, with someevenings, and some Saturday hours. There is an oral surgeon at the San Mateo facility every Wednesday, at FOHC every Monday, and at Coastside one day per month. At FOHC and MDC, there is a special clinic where patients are treated by University of Pacific Third Year Residents. Pregnant women on Medi-Cal can also obtain dental services in all of the clinics. Additionally, San Mateo Medical Centeroversees dental care for correctional health. NOTE :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 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical/dental examinations and make diagnoses. Perform all phases of dental treatment (i.e., fillings, root canals, crowns, etc.) Determine and prescribe appropriate treatment and/or medication for dental disorders. Perform prophylactic dentistry services. Treat mouth diseases, perform oral surgery, prescribe drugs in connection with dental treatment and instruct patients in oral hygiene. Operate dental radiology equipment. Prepare and maintain clinical records; supervise pre- and post- operative care of dental surgical cases. Order examinations, analyses and x-rays, conducts rounds and reviews reports, records and the general progress of patients. Teach and provide instruction to residents and dental students. (If granted adjunct faculty status) Arrange and conduct consulting conferences and chart reviews for the discussion of the dental and surgical condition of patients. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional auxiliary staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Perform related duties as assigned. Screen and treat emergency drop-in patients during designated time. Triage emergency dental cases and possibly see a hospital inpatient with a dental issue. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Active dental license to practice dentistry issued by the California Board of Dental Examiners. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of modern dentistry and its application, techniques, procedures and equipment. Current developments, trends and research in the dental 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. Dental diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat dental conditions of patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans including prescription of medications. Conduct dental examinations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Maintain dental records and prepare reports. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination This is an Extra Help recruitment. Anyone may apply. 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 department will screen application materials, and they 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. 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 Departmental Interviews: TBD County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Kristin Herman (102617) (Dentist - F032) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is a public hospital and clinic system fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The Medical Center operates outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. The mission of SMMC is to "partner with patients to provide excellent care with compassion and respect." As part of the San Mateo County Health System, the Medical Center serves the healthcare needs of all residents of San Mateo County, with an emphasis on education and prevention. SMMC is seeking a qualified Radiologic Technologist III. We are looking for someone with the ability to perform all standard/routine radiographic procedures and procedures in at least two specialized diagnostic areas in an efficient manner and working independently in providing a full range of off shift coverage. You must be able to gain cooperation of patients in order to obtain high quality films. In addition, you should have the ability to work with patients of varying ages. CT scanningexperience is strongly preferred. There is currently one full-time regular vacancy. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Note: Duties are listed by functional area. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Radiology: Perform radiographic examinations of varying difficulty by positioning the patient and programming proper exposure factors and table movements. Select proper techniques and film to reduce secondary radiation and fogging. Provide radiation protection in accordance with prescribed standards. Does portable radiographic work in Surgery, Intensive Care, Emergency Department and the morgue. CT Scanning: Perform various CT scans following set protocols or radiologist instructions and instruct patients in preparation for the procedure. Perform patient positioning and table movement. Identify anatomies and produce images of pathologies. Select appropriate equipment for various types of procedures. Administer oral and rectal contrast media for enhancement of scan. Prepare contrast media for injection. Assist in CT guided biopsies. Interventional Procedures: Prepare examination room for type of examination scheduled and ensure all necessary equipment and supplies are readily available. Prepare patient for examination and coordinate with nursing duty station on patient preparation. Maintain established aseptic procedure protocols. Assist physicians in performing head, body, leg, gastrointestinal and renal angiographic and vascular procedures. Respond to emergencies as needed. Schedule and instruct patients in angiographic and interventional procedures. Mammography: Perform quality, routine and specialty mammographic views. Perform daily mandated quality controls and record results. Maintain infection control standards. Provide patient education/instruction and scheduling. All Assignments: Assist in training Radiologic Technology students in various diagnostic procedures in specialty areas. Assume responsibility for accurate data collection for quality assurance procedures. Administer CPR to patients in emergencies. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of : Applicable X-ray and imaging equipment and techniques; regional and gross anatomy and physiology of the human body; trans-sectional anatomy of the human body; principles, methods and techniques and equipment associated with the two other specialized areas of competence; x-ray occupational radiation hazards; and procedures and use of pressure injectors, monitoring equipment, automatic film changers, aseptic techniques and contrast media. Skill/Ability to : Follow oral and written instructions; deal tactfully with patients and physicians; assisting in instructing and training others; administering first aid and CPR; positioning patients and making sharp, clear images of designated areas; and performing darkroom duties. 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: Radiologic Technologist III: Two years of Radiologic experience which has resulted in demonstrated competence in X-ray examinations and in either Fluoroscopy or Mammography and at least one other diagnostic procedural area. Licensure/Certification: Certification as a Radiologic Technologist issued by the State of California (CRT). Licensure as a Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT). Certification in Fluoroscopy or Mammography issued by the State of California (CRT) and by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT). Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in San Mateo County Health 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 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 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. 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: October 31, 2018, 11:59 PM Application Screening: November 5, 2018 Panel Interviews: November 8, 2018 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. HR Contact: Wendy Young(101718) (Radiologic Technologist III - F125) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Note: The Job posting was amended on October 18, 2018 to include the current vacancies. Apply for a Senior Librarian position with San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL) and join us in igniting growth through transformative experiences. San Mateo County Libraries are an invaluable community resource, an amazing family, a springboard for opportunities, and our staff are what makes it so special. We're champions of learning, sharing, and exploration -- of open minds, new ideas, and bright futures. It's our mission and our passion to strengthen our community by creating an inclusive sense of place and an environment for learning. We seek enthusiastic team players, creative risk takers, and flexible individuals who proactively search for new opportunities to make public library services relevant to all members of the community. The Senior Librarian position is an opportunity for skilled librarians to gain supervisory experience and move forward in their careers. Join the San Mateo County Libraries team and become a champion of what libraries can be and do in their communities! The Senior Librarian is the front-line supervisory level in the librarian series. It is distinguished from the Library Branch Manager in that the latter is responsible for higher-level management activities (planning, goal-setting, budgeting, representing the Library, etc.). It is distinguished from the Librarian I/II position in that the Senior Librarian directly supervises staff and directs the activities of a community library/division. The current vacancies are located at the Brisbane Library andHalf Moon Bay Library. Under general direction, the Senior Librarian will: Oversee the day-to-day operations of an assigned library/division and supervise staff. Provide excellent customer service, develop innovative, relevant community programs and outreach, manage collections, and coach staff to do the same. Take the lead on complex and specialized assignments within their library/division, as well as system wide. Perform related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be: Able to work regularly scheduled evening and weekend shifts. Excited about new projects and challenges and energized by working in a rapidly changing environment. A positive, enthusiastic leader with strong interpersonal skills. Focused on professional growth and development. Because of the diversity of the communities served, the Librarystronglyencourages individuals with fluent bilingual language skills to apply, especially those with Spanish-English, Mandarin-English, and/or Cantonese-English language skills. Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required, for this position. SAN MATEO COUNTY LIBRARIES The San Mateo County Libraries(SMCL) is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Millbrae, Pacifica, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Woodside, and the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County, a service area with approximately 279,000 residents, 65% of whom have library cards.The 2.2 million visitors to SMCL libraries last year checked out more than 3.2 million materials and accessed public computers for more than 230,000 hours. Annually, over 12,000 programs and activities are provided to more than 329,000 children, teens, and adults. From book clubs to bike clinics, video game design to resume workshops, salsa tastings to Mid-Autumn Festivals, San Mateo County Libraries provides a variety of exciting library programs and events for our diverse communities.For more information about San Mateo County Libraries, please visit www.smcl.org . NOTE: The eligible list generated by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies throughout San Mateo County Libraries, which includes locations in Atherton, Brisbane, Belmont, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, East Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Millbrae, Woodside, Pacifica, San Mateo, and San Carlos. The current vacancies are located at the Woodside Library andHalf Moon Bay Library Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to: Select, train, manage, supervise, and mentor assigned staff; and build relationships with direct reports by scheduling and holding individual weekly check-ins to provide ongoing coaching and evidence-based performance support. Oversee day-to-day operations of the community library/division, ensuring that schedules and staffing appropriately support customer service, programs, and outreach. Train library staff and volunteers in a wide variety of areas related to operations, programs, and services. Provide excellent customer service to library patrons with a wide variety of needs. Develop, implement, and evaluate new or improved library programs/services. Support and participate in a variety of library program areas, such as adult, teen and children's services, outreach, collection management, and /or access services, within a community library/division. Provide input into setting and implementing community library /division goals, objectives, policies, and programs. Provide input for budget planning and track assigned budget areas in order to assist manager. Compile reports for the branch, as requested by the Library executive team or the manager. Participate in the recommendation and administration of operational policies, procedures, and processes for assigned branch. Promote library services to the community through education and outreach. Manage services and operations of assigned branch in the absence of manager. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: Master of Library Science or recognized equivalent degree, from an American Library Association accredited college or university. Experience: Any combination of experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of experience as a librarian, or a combination of library and supervision experience. Knowledge of: Principles of functional supervision including organizing and coordinating activities. Principles of staff supervision including work planning, scheduling, evaluation, employee training, and corrective action. Best practices in assessing the diverse composition of communities and their needs. Principles of customer service. Library values, ethics, and purposes. Best practices in library programming, services, outreach, organization, and procedures. Library trends. Principles of library materials selection and current knowledge of adult, teen, and/or children's literature, film, and/or music. Technology related to library and general office functions, as well as best practices for troubleshooting. Skill/Ability to: Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with staff, the public, and community organization. Provide excellent customer service. Analyze library problems and implement their solutions. Lead efforts for improvement and change. Plan and develop services and programs. Plan and supervise the work of staff, and provide training as needed. Develop library programs/projects. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Conduct needs assessments. Work with a variety of library and general office technologies and assist in implementation of new technologies. Learn and grow in a changing environment. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Open and Promotional. 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, or temporary 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 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' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: October 30, 2018 Application Screening: November 7, 2018 Panel Interview: November 28 and/or 29, 2018 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Christina Chan (101718) (Senior Librarian - K003) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill a vacancy for a Specialty Transformation Manager - Ambulatory Services . Reporting to the Deputy Director - Ambulatory Services, the Specialty Transformation Manager is responsible for the following: Providing project management of various improvement initiatives under the strategic initiative to reorganize the delivery of Specialty care. Tracking progress of specific strategic initiatives that impact Specialty care delivery, and ensuring strategic initiatives are prioritized and realized. Presenting monthly reports to executive management on whether the strategic improvements are moving the expected metrics, with strategy recommendations. Managing the visual managementof assigned Specialty-related strategic initiatives and doing PDSAs as needed on specific tests of change or experiments. Ensuring full implementation of the daily management system in Specialty clinics to ensure sustenance of all improvement work. Ensuring implementation of the Model Cell recommendations for both Specialty and Primary Care following the four Model Cell referral pathways that SMMC established. Integrating Specialty services in primary care settings with the clear intent of increasing real-time access and meeting the needs of our patients. Working with all stakeholders to develop a Specialty Care Team model suitable for effectively meeting the needs of our patients. Ensuring full implementation of all piloted and/or experimented improvement work in Specialty. The ideal candidate will have: Three years of full-time process improvement experience in ambulatory care; two years of which must have included project management, program planning and evaluation. Prior experience with project management and/or Performance Improvement models (such as Lean, Six Sigma, and A3) is strongly preferred. Two years of direct relevant experience can be substituted if candidate possesses a Master's degree in in Public Health, Health Administration or Business Administration. Knowledge of local, state, and federal health policy affecting care delivery operations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and employees at all levels in routine, emergency, and emotional situations. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as facilitate team-based change is essential to this position. Proficient with web-based information systems. Strong skills in Word processing, simulation software, spreadsheets, flow charting, PowerPoint presentations, project management, and statistical process control. Previous experience in delivering project results using statistical methods and other formal problem-solving techniques with an intermediate to advance skill level with Excel is highly desired. Knowledge of regulatory and specialty standards and requirements, i.e., Joint Commission, Title 22, OSHA, OBRA, and other appropriate standards. 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. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Information for current county employees: Current and regular San MateoCounty Employees who are interested in this 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: Functions and performance expectations: Works with improvement teams in expanding our Specialty network to various regions of the County. This will involve working with management and clinic managers in embedding various Specialties in satellite primary care clinics. Facilitates implementation of the San Mateo Medical Center's Model Cell recommendations for all four referral pathways. Identifies and implements process improvements to continuously advance our work and the value that we deliver to patients. Provide support for additional special projects, as needed, following leadership direction. Produces reports and metrics data that show how the organization is doing with various Model Cell pilots or experiments. Works with all Specialty and Ancillary services in producing data-informed scheduling templates, testing the templates, creating standard work and, rolling out the finished product to all primary care clinics. Advises leadership on the development, communication and implementation of key issues related to Model Cell Pilots or experiments. Coordinate efforts with other managers in managing specific pay for performance quality metrics that are specific to Specialty. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration, and program management, including planning, implementation and evaluation and reporting. Principles and methods of community health services, including current trends in education, research, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, environmental health or related services. Laws, codes and regulations governing community health care and knowledge of County, state and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary health issues. Organizational, personnel 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 community health issues and problems. Plan, organize, and coordinate 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 clinical, 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. 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: Education: Bachelor's degree in public health, nursing, social work, public administration or a related discipline. Experience: Two years of administrative or managerial experience in a health, social or community services organization, including significant responsibility for one or more of the following: program and budget development, funding, utilization, coordination of community resources or program evaluation. Application/Examination This is a limited term 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. 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 a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. 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. ~TENTATIVERECRUITMENT DATES~ Final Filing Date: October 30, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Application Screening:Week of November 5, 2018 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: Week of November 12, 2018 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: Wendy Young(101618) (Health Services Manager II - D033) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Full Time
Are you a dedicated and motivated Dental Assistant who enjoys being part of a team of professionals who provide exceptional dental care to the community and patients in need? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment where the rewards are many? If so, then the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) Dental Clinics have an exciting career opportunity for you! The San Mateo Medical Center operates five dental clinics located in San Mateo, Redwood City, Daly City, Half Moon Bay, and a Mobile Dental Clinic. These clinics treat children and adults, homeless and transitional populations, and patients with HIVdiagnosis. Pregnant women on Medi-Cal can also obtain dental services in these clinics covered by the Ryan White grant. All Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8AMto 5 PM and some Saturdays and evenings. The Fair Oaks Health Center in Redwood City is staffed with an oral surgeon and pedodontist, and the San Mateo Clinic is staffed with an oral surgeon. The Fair Oaks Health Center and the Mobile Dental Clinic host dental students from the University of the Pacific and University of San Francisco to aid in patient care. The Dental Assistant Series levels include: Dental Assistant I ($21.59 - $26.99Hourly) is the experienced level class in the Dental Assistant series, competent to independently perform the full range of journey-level dental assisting work under the supervision of a dentist. This class is flexibly staffed with the II level and incumbents may advance to the higher level after obtaining required certification and demonstrating the required proficiency for the II level. Dental Assistant II/Registered Dental Assistant ($25.52 - $31.90 Hourly) is the advanced journey-level classification in the series. Under the supervision of a dentist, incumbents at this level perform dental assisting duties which are limited to a person certified as a Registered Dental Assistant in addition to performing Dental Assistant duties of the lower. The ideal candidate will: be a team player, self-starter, and multi-tasker; be capable of scheduling appointments and processing insurance claims, and have pedodontia experience; possess good organizational skills. We are seeking Dental Assistants who are motivated and demonstrate the willingness to learn and adapt to new situations. Dental Assistants rotate and should be available to work at any of our dental clinics. Transportation to each work site is the employee's responsibility. 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. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties As an SMMCDental Assistant, you will: Prepare patients for dental treatment; Assist the dentist at chairside; Mix cements, work with composite, amalgam and impression materials; Respond to the oral hygiene needs of a low-income population; Takedigital x-rays; Respond to patient emergencies; Maintain office and equipment in a sanitary and orderly condition; Enterinformation into patient's electronic record; Triage drop-in patients; Gather and complete necessary insurance information and forms. Qualifications Knowledge of: Preparation of patients for examination. Methods of use, care and sterilization of instruments and equipment. Dental hygiene instruction and prophylaxis or coronal polish (for RDA level) Dental X-ray techniques and safety procedures. Dental terminology. Office procedures and record keeping. Skill/Ability to: Take, develop and evaluate dental X-rays. Work tactfully with patients and other personnel under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to patient emergencies during treatment or surgery. 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 completion of a course of instruction for dental assistants. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a Certificate of examination for radiation safety from the California Board of Dental Examiners. Possession of a Certificate of completion for a course in Basic Life Support as approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. To qualify for the II-Level, possession of a valid California License as Registered Dental Assistant issued by the California Board of Dental Examiners. 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 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. 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. 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(09262018) (Dental Assistant I/II - F039/F063) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Full Time
TheCounty Manager's Officeof the County of San Mateois seeking applicants for the position of Executive Secretary - Confidential . The Executive Secretary will perform varied, complex, and often confidential secretarial and office administrative tasks in support oftheCounty Manager, the County Management staff, the Board of Supervisors, and occasionally other associated management, supervisory, and professional staff. The ideal candidate will be experienced in: Providing high-level administrative and secretarial support to top-level executives or officials. Handling and maintaining extremely confidential materials and information. Communicating with elected officials, community leaders,the news media, and members of the public. Managingmultiple assignmentswhilemaintaining attention to detail. Utilizing excellentcomputer and written communication skills. This position provides the opportunity to work closely with County management, the Board of Supervisors, and the associated staff members. Political astuteness is critical for success. Additionally, the position provides the opportunity to meet with residents of the Countyand facilitate solutions to any issues that arise. Strong customer service,excellent communication, and effective problem-solving skills are additional characteristics critical for success. Graciousness, facilitating solutions, and treating all members of the public, including County staff, with respect are cornerstones of the position. This is a Departmental Promotional Only recruitment and is available only tocurrent San Mateo County employees in the County Manager's Office with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help or temporary position prior to the final filing date. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Communicating with governmental officials, commission members, representatives of business or community organizations, and the public. Organizingworkload by setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines. Organizing and scheduling meetings by notifying participants, making room arrangements, preparing agendas and materials, and making travel arrangements. Providing information and resolving complaints using judgment, and interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Receiving and screening visitors and telephone calls. Processing mail. Typing drafts and a wide variety of documents. Compiling and processing confidential materials. Independently initiating correspondencefor signature by appropriate management staff. Reviewing finished materials for completeness, accuracy, format, and compliance with policies and procedures. Explaining administrative policies and procedures. Researching and compiling a variety of information. Organizing and maintaining various filing systems. Making appointments and maintaining a calendar. Qualifications Typing Requirement: Type at a rate of 50 net words per minute from printed copy. 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 two years of secretarial experience which has included providing office and administrative support to management staff. Experience providing administrative assistance to upper-level management is preferred. Knowledge of: Office administrative and secretarial practices and procedures. Basic organization and function of public agencies, including the role of an elected Board of Supervisors and appointed boards and commissions. Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods, and records management techniques. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary. Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals. Basic supervisory principles and practices. Basic budgeting principles and practices. Skill/Ability to: Provide varied, responsible, and often confidential secretarial and office administrative assistance to high-level management and other associated supervisory and professional staff. Plan, direct, and review the work of assigned staff, and instruct staff in work procedures. Interpret, apply, and explain complex policies and procedures using tact, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment within established guidelines. Analyze and resolve office administrative situations and problems. Research, compile, and summarize a variety of informational materials. Compose correspondence independently or from brief instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Organize work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines. Follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in the County Manager's Office 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 may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%) which may include the evaluation of a written or performance exercise given immediately preceding the interview. Depending on the number of applications 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 documents. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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: October 29, 2018 Application Screening: October 30, 2018 Panel Interviews: November 7, 2018 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:Chet Overstreet (101518) (Executive Secretary-Confidential - E476) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply.