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.

We are committed to:

  • The highest standards of public service
  • A common vision of responsiveness
  • The highest standards of ethical conduct
  • Treating people with respect and dignity

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

 

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

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Description At San Mateo Medical Center, we are always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you will have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of professionals who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you are ready to open new doors to your career, join us today! We are seeking a Ultrasonographer - Relief to perform routine and complex imaging procedures in Ultrasound Sonography, while providing a safe environment for patients and fellow employees. Under general supervision, the successful hire will perform routine and/or complex ultrasound imaging procedures in the diagnosis of diseases and study of malfunction of organs; assist physicians in related ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients; and perform related duties as assigned. The successful hire will be assigned to the Radiology Division where you will prepare and/or instruct patients in self-preparation for various examinations. These duties require excellent organizational skills and the ability to follow through from the point of scheduling an exam, taking the appropriate images, and sending out the images and reports, as necessary. The ideal candidate will possess: At least one-year recent experience as a sonographer in a hospital setting. Ability to plan daily workflow and department coverage, including daily assignments, on-call coverage, and vacations. Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Ability to work well with the Radiologist for overall patient care. Ability to work well in a team environment. Flexibility and adaptability to changing workflow. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Ultrasonographer I is the entry level class in this series, performing all standard and routine ultrasound imaging procedures and maybe trained in more complex procedures and specialized functions. This class is flexibly staffed with Ultrasonographer II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after receiving appropriate training and demonstrating proficiency for the higher- level class. Ultrasonographer II is the journey level class of this series, performing two or more areas of complex and specialized ultrasound imaging procedures. This class is distinguished from the Cardiac Sonographer Series by its specialized responsibility for using ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, including producing internal images of specific areas of the body for the detection and diagnosis of abnormalities and medical conditions. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment will be used for extra-help hire only. Examples Of Duties Note : The level and scope of the duties listed below are related to job duties as defined under Distinguishing Characteristics. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Consult with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed. Perform diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, breast, testicles, Lower Extremity Vascular for DVT, pelvic and obstetrical examinations. May perform pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments. Select and operate a variety of ultrasound and ancillary equipment; apply high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation. Ensure proper functioning of ultrasound and ancillary equipment, including recognizing common equipment malfunctions and making minor repairs or adjustments as required. Adjust equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined. Explain examination process to the patient; prepare and/or instruct patients in self-preparation for various examinations and throughout the procedure. Perform bedside examinations when required. Document observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist; recognize gross abnormalities which can be critical and notify Radiologist immediately. Performs first aid as necessary. May assist in training Ultrasonographer students and other Ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures. Maintain procedural competence in sonography; may participate in quality improvement efforts. Maintain the equipment and supplies used in sonography. Assume and maintain responsibility for accurate data collection and records for quality assurance procedures and as directed. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) OR Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS); and Valid certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross; or Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Knowledge of: Anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology as they relate to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures. Principals of ultrasound physics and the propagation of ultrasound through tissues. Safety principles and procedures relating to ultrasound procedures and equipment. Quality assurance as it relates to ultrasound scanning/ultrasound equipment. Principals of electronic image processing and image development. Modern office methods and procedures, tools and office equipment. Skill/Ability to: Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Deal tactfully, sympathetically and effectively with various types and conditions of patients with minimum supervision; deal tactfully and professionally with physicians. Operate ultrasound emitters and ancillary equipment in the performance of ultrasound procedures. Position patients and make sharp, clear images of designated areas. Write and communicate effectively. Assist in instructing and training others. Operate a variety of office equipment including computer equipment and computer databases and programs common to ultrasound activities. Recognize life threatening pathology. Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients in a variety of conditions even in stressful situations. Perform emergency first aid and CPR. Troubleshoot, document, and communicate equipment problems. Maintain clinical competency and pertinent continuing education; and adapt to changing technologies. Maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality. Maintain accurate records. Work on-call as needed. 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: Ultrasonographer I : Proof of graduation from an accredited ultrasound training program and passing of the RDMS examination. Ultrasonographer II : Training and two years of experience that has resulted in demonstrated competence in sonographic examinations. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this Relief position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Scan of your RDMS registration issued by the ARDMS Scan of your current CPR or BLS certificate Please include the words "Ultrasonographer - Relief" in the subject line of email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Jacqueline Pelka, Clinical Services Manager - Diagnostic Imaging, jpelka@smcgov.org Apply immediately. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Resumes will be accepted until the closing date of the job announcement. The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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: Wendy Young (051922) (Imaging Specialist - F081-R)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Description The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking qualified Radiology Assistants - Extra Help. Radiology Assistants perform a variety of basic and routine patient support care duties to Radiology and Imaging. Under of the lead of a Lead Radiologic Technologists, they provide direct patient care in safe transport of patients within the San Mateo Medical Center, preparation of patients for Imaging procedures, and ordering departmental supplies related to Imaging. There are two Extra Help vacancies , one of which is for Monday - Friday coverage, and the second is for weekend (Saturday and Sunday) coverage. The schedule may change depending on departmental needs. The ideal candidate will possess a Basic Life Support and First Aid Certification as it is preferred. NOTE: For Extra Help positions - Extra-help positions are short-term employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months; however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring departments. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment will be used for extra-help hire only. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Escort Imaging patients to dressing areas and to patient exam rooms; lift and assist patients onto imaging tables; Safely transport patients to and from other patient units such as the Emergency Room, Out-Patient Clinics or In-patient units; Observe and practice proper isolation techniques; Prepare patient history or other questionnaires for Imaging procedures; Assist technologists in equipment measurements and lead apron checks; Quality Improvement monitoring, maintain records of patient procedures and unit activity; Transport specimens, medical records and related items; lift heavy items such as supplies and equipment; Enter and retrieve a variety of information in computer systems; Order departmental supplies related to Imaging; Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic principles, techniques and procedures in delivering safe patient care within scope of duties including: Total body substance isolation. Patients' rights including HIPPA regulations and elder abuse reporting requirements. Infection control. Basic diagnostic imaging procedures and principles. Safe lifting techniques. Skill/Ability to: Learn hospital techniques and procedures. Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Perform a variety of routine tasks and activities. Develop and maintain empathetic attitudes toward patients. Provide assistance in delivering patient care in a medical setting such as patient escort, interviews, scheduling, Imaging procedures. Observe and record patient conditions, histories, procedure information. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment. Work with patients with multiple diagnoses. Work with a culturally, socio-economically diverse patient population of varying ages. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Option 1 - Currently enrolled in a medical training program such as a nursing, Radiologic Technologist, Respiratory Therapy, Laboratory Technologist or other similar program. Option 2 - Outpatient care: One year of experience in a hospital or doctor's office as a nurse's assistant, hospital attendant or medical assistant. Option 3 - Acute or long-term care: One year of experience in a hospital, institution or approved nursing home as a nurse's assistant, orderly, ward aide or hospital attendant. Licensure/Certification : None required. 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 the five (5) supplemental questions: {COPY PASTE SQ FROM QUESTIONS TAB ABOVE} Please include the words "Radiology Assistant - Extra Help" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Jacqueline Pelka, Clinical Services Manager - Diagnostic Imaging, jpelka@smcgov.org Apply immediately. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Resumes will be accepted until the closing date of the job announcement. The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 Analyst: Wendy (051922) (Radiology Assistant - F072)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Description Are you interested in being a part of a collaborative team working to end homelessness in San Mateo County? Bring your analytical skills, collaborative approach, and contract and grant experience to be a part of this team working closely with County partners and community based organizations that provide homeless and safety net services. The Human Services Agency (HSA) is seeking a qualified Homeless Programs Analyst (Human Services Analyst II) to provide a variety of analytical and administrative services for assigned programs in the Human Services Agency (HSA) Center on Homelessness, such as; conduct program and fiscal planning, contract monitoring and program evaluation; negotiate and write contracts, request for proposals, grants and reports; administer grants; analyze data; coordinate projects ; assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; provide technical assistance to contractors; and act as a liaison to other County departments and partnering agencies. The Center on Homelessness also works collaboratively with community partners to implement the County's strategic plan to end homelessness (available online at https://hsa.smcgov.org/sites/hsa.smcgov.org/files/HomelessReport_Final.pdf ). Staff within HSA's Center on Homelessness coordinate the safety net and homeless service programs within San Mateo County. The Homeless Programs Analyst will act as the contract monitor for a number of contracts (for services such as homeless outreach teams, homeless shelters, rapid rehousing programs, homeless prevention services, etc.) and will work closely with community-based homeless and safety net programs. The Homeless Programs Analyst will also develop contracts for homeless and safety net services, monitor contracts, review invoices and contractor reports, and work closely with contacted service providers. Other duties may include, but are not limited to the following: project management such as creating project documents, tracking current status and conducting follow ups to ensure milestones are met; collect and analyze data for reports; create reports or dashboards; develop recommendations and present findings; coordinate community committee; provide technical assistance to homeless and safety net service providers on service standards, best practice models, and data entry processes; research policies and best practices in homeless and safety net services; complete grant tracking and reporting; write and coordinate Request for Proposal processes; write grant applications; track and ensure compliance with grants; coordinate volunteers for community involvement projects including such events as the bi-annual One Day Homeless Count and Survey; act as a liaison with community organizations and other stakeholders; and perform related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have the following competencies: Experience in contract development and monitoring as well as planning and coordinating projects. Experience in grant administration. Experience in service program design, process review and design, use of data in performance improvement, evaluation of outcomes, and internal and external data development and analysis. Ability to utilize technological systems used to administer programs and to generate data reports. Working knowledge of social and economic issues relevant to low-income children, families and communities. Strong interpersonal, facilitation, analytical, public speaking and project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Collaborative and able to build and maintain strong relationships with community-based organizations and other partners. Flexible, deadline-driven and customer service oriented. Excellent organizational skills in handling multiple and competing priorities. Proficiency in computer systems and applications, such as Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and instruction, as well as collaboratively as part of a team. Ability to analyze a wide variety of problems and recommend effective solutions. Ability to prepare effective, concise, and complete reports on various issues. Culturally competent in working with diverse communities. Bachelor's degree in a social service, public health, policy or public administration field is strongly preferred. Master's degree preferred. Understanding of the landscape of safety net programs, homeless prevention services, and homeless services is preferred. Also, knowledge of State or Federal rules and regulations, evidence-based or promising practices in safety net and homeless services are preferred. Note: The list generated from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future , extra classified, help, unclassified and limited term 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 for a Human Services Analyst II is two years of experience performing journey level administrative and analytical duties in a human services or related agency. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration Principles and practices of the specific program area to which assigned Principles and practices of contract development, negotiation and monitoring Principles, practices and techniques of administrative and programmatic research and analysis Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and County and program policies and guidelines Computer applications related to the work Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment Skill/Ability to: Develop and evaluate proposals and negotiate contracts and agreements Develop, monitor and analyze budgets and program performance Plan, coordinate and implement administrative and programmatic research and analysis Analyze, interpret and apply various regulations and requirements Train staff in work procedures and provide technical and programmatic assistance to staff and subcontractors Plan, coordinate and conduct special events and projects Establish and maintain effective working relationships with grantors, subcontractors, County staff, elected and appointed officials, the public and others Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Compile and analyze data, draw sound conclusions and prepare and present effective reports Exercise sound independent judgment within general policy and regulatory guidelines Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply . Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) 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 supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Based solely on the information provided in the application materials, an application screening committee will select those applicants whose education, training and experience most closely matches the needs of the department. Those selected will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Selected applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the tests. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Final Filing Date: Application Screening: Combined Panel Interview: The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 (Human Services Analyst II - G231)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is seeking experienced Laboratory Assistant - Extra Help . Under general supervision of the Laboratory Support Services Supervisor, Laboratory Assistant II's provide assistance to laboratory professionals in the areas of test preparation, collection of blood samples, performance of specified tests, and preparation of media and reagents. Duties include, but are not limited to, adding test reagents to specimen or vice-versa in specified qualitative and semi-qualitative "spot, tablet or stick" tests; performing venous and skin punctures to obtain blood samples for test purposes; operating mechanical and electrical test instruments; preparing clinical specimens for examination using prescribed methods such as labeling, concentration, centrifugation, decantation, filtration, etc.; preparing specimens for shipping; assisting in the supervision and training of subordinate personnel; performing minor clerical duties; and performing other related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate has: Experience in pediatric, geriatric, inpatient, and outpatient phlebotomy including, but not limited to, specimen processing in microbiology, pathology, and send outs. Experience working within a hospital laboratory setting. Skilled in the use of Novius Lab and eClinicalWorks (e-CW) electronic medical record applications, as well as InVision software. Ability to work independently. Willingness to adapt to change and learn new skills. Customer service experience. Previous experience communicating directly with nurses and physicians. At least one year of inpatient experience and one year of outpatient experience, including ICU, pediatrics and geriatrics. Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT) certification. Fluency in an additional language is a plus. The current vacancies are Two Extra Help vacancies. NOTE: For Extra Help positions - Extra-help positions are short-term employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months; however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring departments. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment will be used for extra-help hire only. 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 two years of experience working in a clinical, public health, environmental, food or other biological laboratory. Licensure/Certification: San Mateo Medical Center positions require possession of a valid phlebotomy certificate issued by the State of California. (Note: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED is a requirement for this certificate.) Possession of a valid California driver license or equivalent. Knowledge of: Laboratory methods and techniques used in the preparation of media, reagents, and test. Infection control principles and practices. Techniques for disinfecting, sterilizing, and glassware washing. Operation of laboratory equipment and instruments such as autoclaves, ovens, incubators and centrifuges. Laboratory safety procedures. Proper specimen processing procedures; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill/Ability to: Operate laboratory equipment and instruments such as autoclaves, ovens, incubators, and centrifuges accurately and safely. Make mathematic calculations using simple formulas including percentages and ratios. Measure liquid and solid materials using graduated glassware and weighing devices. Comprehend and meticulously follow oral and written procedural and safety instructions contained in standard procedural manuals. Deal tactfully with the public and co-workers. Perform venipuncture and finger punctures. 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: Positions in the San Mateo Medical Center Laboratory Department require the possession of a valid and current phlebotomy certificate issued by the State of California. Provide the following: 1) license number and 2) expiration date. This position requires possession of a valid California class C driver license or equivalent. Provide the following: 1) driver license number and 2) expiration date. Describe the experience, education and training that has prepared you for a position as Laboratory Assistant II. Be specific. In your own words, define "Universal Precautions" as it relates to laboratory assistants. In your own words, define Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance as it relates to laboratory assistants. Do you have experience drawing blood in the following settings? For EACH of the settings you selected, list the employers' name and dates worked. - Acute Care Hospital - Long-term Care Facility - Reference Laboratory - Doctor's Office/Outpatient Clinic - None of the above How many years of on-the-job experience do you have drawing blood? Which of the following computer programs have you used for at least 6 months in a work setting? - Novius Lab - InVision - eClinicalWorks (eCW) - PowerPath - Orchard - Microsoft Office Suite - None of the above Laboratory Assistants may be required to work various shifts and hours. Please check your availability below: - Full-time - Part-time - Weekends - Holidays - AM Shift (5:30am - 2:00pm) - PM Shift (2:00pm - 10:30pm) - Night Shift (10:30pm - 7:00am) Fluency in another language is preferred but not required. Are you fluent in another language in addition to English? Which language are you fluent in. Please include the words "Laboratory Assistant II - Extra Help" 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: Chad Below, Clinical Services Manager II-Laboratory cbelow@smcgov.org Apply immediately! Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. Resumés will be accepted until the position is filled and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (Cover Letter, Resume and responses to the supplemental questions) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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. HR Contact: Wendy Young (051922) (Laboratory Assistant II - F156)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is seeking two well-qualified individuals for the positions of Occupational Therapist II. These positions will plan and provide occupational therapy services for rehabilitative patients in an outpatient setting. 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. The ideal candidates would have graduated from an accredited occupational therapy curriculum and is licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the California Board of Occupational Therapy and registered with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. They will also possess a Certificate of completion for a course in Basic Life Support as approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Additionally, the incumbents will have experience in working with adults in an outpatient setting. CA Hand Certification or Certified Hand Therapist Certification from HTCC is preferred but not required. There are two vacancies . One vacancy is a Regular, Full-Time vacancy in an outpatient setting. The other vacancy is Part-Time, Extra Help , in an outpatient setting (CA Hand Certification or Certified Hand Therapist Certification from HTCC is preferred, but not required). NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Under medical direction, plan and perform occupational therapy for a variety of patients. 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. Design and fabricate splints. 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. Participate as clinical preceptor in a university affiliated occupational therapy student program. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Occupational Therapist II: One year of supervised experience in occupational therapy. 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. Knowledge of: Principles and methods of occupational therapy, as applicable to all types of cases found in a general hospital providing acute care or in a rehabilitative center. Physical and psychological problems of physically disabled, aged, gero-psychiatric and chronically ill patients. Principles of splint design and fabrication. 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 other medical and institutional 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. Lift or assist with lifting patients and equipment. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply . Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination 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. 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: June 1, 2022, by 11:59 PM PST Application Screening: June 7, 2022 Panel Interview: Week of June 13 and/or June 20, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 (051822) (Occupational Therapist - F175)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Description Are you looking to make a difference? Then come join the Human Resources Department of the County of San Mateo as an Associate Management Analyst/Management Analyst. You will have the opportunity to work for the Organizational Development and Communications Division of Human Resources fostering collaboration with local partners and supporting retention programs for County employees. This position is essential to the Organizational Development and Communications division. Current goals for the division include coordinating the Regional Management Fellowship and Internship Program, along with the County's new Live in Peace Hoover Fellows program, leading the County's performance and development program, supporting talent management initiatives, and leading the department's communications efforts. Equally important for the position is helping ensure the success of talent management initiatives such as the bi-annual employee engagement survey, bi-annual Innovation Summit and Career Day, and other countywide retention initiatives. This position will be responsible for supporting some aspects of the Jobs for Youth Program, as well as collaborating fully on the other programs and areas of responsibility within the division. Critical to the position will be the ability and flexibility to successfully collaborate with co-workers to ensure the success of talent management initiatives. To fill this vacancy, we are seeking applicants who are: Effective collaborators and can interact well with diverse clients and the public Politically Astute and can successfully accommodate the needs and demands of various stakeholders Excellent planners and organizers and can establish a course of action for accomplishing short- and long-term goals and efficiently manage multiple assignments at the same time Superior communicators who excel orally and in writing Flexible and see the value of helping colleagues and being exposed to and trained in several programs and initiatives Proactive and receptive to innovative changes and creative solutions Team builders and can quickly establish strong partnerships with others The Management Analyst level is the full journey-level class. This position could be filled at the Associate Management Analyst level, which is the journey-level and first-level class in the Management Analyst series. Examples of Duties: Duties for this position may include, but are not limited to: Communicate orally, in writing, or through graphic representations and statistical summaries with colleagues, managers, employees, the public, organized employee groups, and representatives of various organizations. Plan and lead a variety of talent development programs and initiatives designed to support retention efforts. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Conduct a variety of analytical studies regarding existing programs and research best practices in organizational development. Coordinate and manage programmatic administrative and budgeting activities. Be proactive, self-motivate, and take the first steps to identify and address existing and potential obstacles, issues, and opportunities. Support other programs and events as needed. The Human Resources Department The mission of the Human Resources Department (HR) is to maximize organizational and individual potential and position the County of San Mateo as an employer of choice. To achieve this, HR promotes the spirit of partnership and creativity, and anticipates and responds to the diverse needs of County departments, employees and their families, and the public. NOTE: The current vacancy is a regular, classified position and the eligible list created by this recruitment will be used to fill the vacancy. If future vacancies occur, the eligible list generated from this recruitment could be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Information for Current County Employees Current, regular County of San Mateo employees who are interested in these assignments must apply and compete in the recruitment process. This includes anyone in a current Management Analyst position in the County. 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 there is no guarantee you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor is your department obligated to allow you to participate in this assignment. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level, and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures Principles and practices of county management and government Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Project Management and event planning Experience evaluating programs and/or projects Experience with developing and giving presentations Ability to effectively understand, manage, and track data Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County 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. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " APPLY " button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Answers to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to the standard County of San Mateo employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application form and supplemental questionnaire. EXAMINATION PROCESS: The examination process will consist of the steps detailed below. Not all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California. Applicants must participate at their own expense. Initial review of application materials (weight: pass/fail). Overall presentation will be evaluated at this step and applicants submitting an incomplete application and incomplete responses to the supplemental questions, lacking relevant qualifications, and/or not following instructions will be disqualified. Applicants who pass the initial review will advance to the application screening by subject matter experts. Application screening (weight: pass/fail). Subject matter experts will be assessing the relevance of applicants' training and experience to the needs of the position being filled. In addition, writing skills will be assessed. The assessment is based on relevant work history and background as listed on the application, in the responses to the supplemental questions, and in the overall presentation. The subject matter experts will select those applicants whose education and experience most closely match the current needs of the department. Because of this process, not all applicants are guaranteed advancement through the exam process. Applicants who pass this screening will be invited to a panel interview. Panel interview (weight: pass/fail). Subject matter experts will conduct a panel interview, which may include a pre-interview writing and/or analysis exercise. Applicants who pass the interview will be placed on an eligible list and the seven top-ranked candidates can be considered for the position. RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Recruitment Opens: May 18, 2022 Recruitment Closes: May 31, 2022 Application Screening: June 15-16, 2022 Panel Interviews: June 27 and/or 28, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Chet Overstreet (05 18 2022) Associate Management Analyst/Management Analyst (D182/D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Quality Management Mental Health Program Specialist . Program Specialists, under direction, coordinate and supervise a specialized program in Behavioral Health; supervise a small staff of professionals; consult with several community groups and agencies on mental health services and awareness; and set up service delivery systems. There are currently two vacancies in the Quality Management Unit of the Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS) Division located in San Mateo, CA. This person will travel/drive throughout the County to perform the duties of the position; additionally, may attend meetings, trainings and conferences outside of the County at locations such as Sacramento and Monterey. This Quality Management Program Specialist will perform quality management through auditing, data collection, analysis, and evaluation of programs in BHRS; providing and developing training, technical assistance, and other support services for managers, staff, and clients; attend meetings, trainings and conferences; assist in quality oversight, addressing risk management of clinical issues; act as liaison to staff and providers; ability to lead quality improvement projects; use technical aptitude to learn new computer programs and train others; use automated systems such as Excel and Avatar EMR (electronic medical record) to collect data and report out; act as backup to Quality Management Unit Chief. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Establish and maintain program procedures which are consistent with Federal, State and local laws governing mental health services. Monitor and consult with contract providers to ensure compliance with services requested by the County and help determine jointly beneficial solutions to problem areas. Oversee data collection and evaluation of provider information to ensure that BHRS and contracted providers meet the requirements for certification in the BHRS system of care. Prepare and maintain provider information for publication to the provider directory. Evaluate, maintain, and prepare data related to agency and individual provider information to ensure BHRS maintains an adequate capacity of our system of care. Conduct screening, evaluation, and validation of clinical staff to ensure they meet the minimum requirements for services delivery to Medi-Cal clients. Including validation of expertise and specialized training. Conducts clinical record documentation reviews, prepares data; reviews clinical records for compliance with regulatory and quality of care standards; provides feedback to providers; prepares reports. Assist with site certification reviews of contracted agencies/provider network, coordinates site certification reviews of county clinics. Assist in handling of grievances and appeals to notice of adverse benefits determinations. Evaluate and integrate changes in legislation into the program procedures and policies. Develops, provides training, including online training, and technical assistance for managers and line staff on clinical record documentation rules and procedures. Provide clinical consultation to various agencies. Compile data and prepare program evaluations and other reports. Lead different committees within BHRS. Assist with annual and triennial external audits and reviews. Assist/lead performance improvement projects that will positively impact the quality of care for clients. Participate and attend leadership meetings within BHRS. Perform related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following: Experience conducting clinical document reviews for compliance; collecting and compiling data; preparing reports; and providing feedback to providers. Experience developing and providing training and technical assistance for staff and providers. Knowledge of mental health laws and regulations. Proficient in using Excel, Access, Avatar EMR, and online training development tools. Knowledge of current best practices in the fields of addiction treatment and behavioral health regarding co-occurring substance use and mental illness. Ability to communicate well in large public groups. Strong organizational skills, with an ability to work within multiple systems promoting change, while managing many levels of detail in implementation. Ability to provide leadership and promote quality improvement process, as well as an ability to negotiate, solve complex problems, and resolve conflict. Knowledge of best practices in providing services for a diverse client population and ensuring appropriate culturally competent practices. NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications County Status : An applicant must have been a County of San Mateo employee 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. Licensure/Certification : California license as one of the following: 1) Clinical Social Worker; 2) Marriage and Family Therapist; or 3) Clinical Psychologist. Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and practices of program management and delivery. Principles and practices of employee supervision and training. Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and County policies and guidelines. Individual, group and family psychodynamics. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Current principles and practices of psychiatric casework. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Various methods used in individual and group therapies such as role playing, play, art and milieu. Methods and techniques used in mental health education. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, supervise, review and evaluate the work of interdisciplinary subordinates. Train staff in work procedures and provide technical and programmatic assistance to staff and subcontractors. Analyze, interpret and apply various regulations, requirements and/or clinical approaches. Prepare grant proposals and written reports. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate patients/clients' degree of mental disability or emotional distress. Communicate effectively in writing and orally and make public presentations as needed. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Exercise sound independent judgment within general policy and regulatory guidelines. 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: Experience : Three years of experience as a Mental Health professional. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current County of San Mateo 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. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply " 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: May 31, 2022 Application Screening: June 2, 2022 Combined Civil Service Panel & Departmental Interview: June 15, 2022 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (051722) (Mental Health Program Specialist - G081)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Coroner's Office is accepting applications for Forensic Autopsy Technician . Forensic Autopsy Technicians assist pathologists in the performance of autopsies where trauma, unnatural or suspicious deaths are examined; maintain the morgue and autopsy room in sanitary and orderly condition; provide temporary care of decedents in custody. Candidates must be available to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays. The current vacancy is located at the Coroner's Morgue at San Mateo Medical Center. The ideal candidate: Will have experience in a hospital setting (nursing, laboratory, or health sciences), a Coroner or Medical Examiner's Office, or morgue. Is knowledgeable of human anatomy/physiology, autopsy procedures and equipment, methods of removing organs or preparing bodies for mortuary. Will have the knowledge and ability to package and preserve property and evidence according to department policy and maintain chain of custody. 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 Handle the remains of deceased persons and to assist in autopsies. Maintain morgue and autopsy room in a clean and orderly condition. Maintain records and adequate inventory of knives, reagents and other instruments and materials used in autopsies and surgical pathology. Assist in enforcing institutional rules of privacy, decorum and cleanliness in the morgue and autopsy room. Maintain routine records; performs custodial duties in the morgue, autopsy room and adjacent areas. Take bodies from refrigerator and places them on autopsy table. Assist pathologist during autopsies, including opening cranium and replacing organs; sutures and cleans bodies after autopsies. Take photographs and schedules x-rays. Assemble blood and urine collection kits. Clean and wash glassware used in tests. Record weight of organs and bodily fluids. Prepare specimens for cultures. File pathologic specimens and performs minor laboratory work. Perform related duties as assigned Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: One year of experience in a hospital or morgue providing a working knowledge of hospital, laboratory, morgue or mortuary sanitation methods and procedures. Knowledge of: Policies and procedures related to the Coroner's Office. Hospital cleaning methods, materials, equipment and septic and antiseptic procedures. Materials, equipment and instruments used in the performance of autopsies. OSHA compliance rules and regulations. Skill/Ability to: Keep detailed records, including specimen and evidence control. Lifting and maneuvering heavy weights. Prioritize work and coordinate several activities. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Application/Examination This is an extra-help recruitment. Anyone may apply. 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 Coroner's Office will screen the supplemental responses for all qualified applicants and will contact the highly qualified applicants directly for an interview. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in County of San Mateo, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by the final filing date . ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 by 11:59PM PST The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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: Ximena Burns (05172022) (Forensic Autopsy Technician - T070)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Description Job Title/Classification : Intern/Fellow II Children's Fund Pay Rate: Starting at $18.40 hourly (no benefits) Part Time Position - Approximately 2 months Location: 1 Davis Drive, Belmont CA 94002 Job Description: The Children's Fund of San Mateo County is seeking a Part-Time/Temporary Intern to assist us through our Backpacks and School Supplies Drive. Each year over 700 backpacks filled with school supplies are distributed to low-income/foster youth living in San Mateo County. This is a fun, fast paced, hands on position that requires dedication and flexibility on the job. 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 employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties Job Functions/Responsibilities: Manage and stock inventory of backpacks and school supplies in the warehouse Organizing and packing backpacks for distribution and pick up Manage scheduling with donors and establish good working relationships with both internal and external staff Work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines Create working relationships with the community Data entry and inventory tracking in Microsoft excel Assisting with donation barrel drop-off and pick-up Assist with lifting/ moving items in our warehouse Sorting through items donated and tracking incoming donations Assist with managing volunteers Some minimal administrative office work Work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines Qualifications Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license Must be at least 18 years of age Experience with Microsoft programs Good communication skills Must be able to work independently and manage multiple tasks at once Must be willing to work some weekends/evenings if needed Attention to detail Application/Examination How to apply: To apply, interested applicants should send the following documents via email to Victoria Chong at vchong@smcgov.org by May 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm PST. Combine all application components into 1 document (PDF preferred, but other formats are acceptable such as a Word document) and attach the document to the email. The subject of the email should be "Application for the Intern/Fellow II - Children's Fund position." Cover letter Resume Apply immediately. 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 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.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health - San Mateo Medical Center and its outpatient clinics are seeking experienced Certified Medical Assistants - Spanish Speaking Preferred to join our Care Teams. Under direct supervision of licensed staff, Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) perform a variety of patient care and other services required to treat patients in a health services outpatient or mobile clinic. The current Extra Help vacancies are located in the San Mateo Medical Center and it's outpatient clinics, located throughout San Mateo County. For more information on each clinic's location, please visit https://www.smchealth.org/smmc-find-location The ideal candidate will have experience in an Ambulatory Care Clinic and documenting in an Electronic Medical Record. Knowledge of working in Care Teams and Patient Centered Medical Home terminology is preferred, but not required. Compensation: Salary : Medical Services Assistants II who are assigned to the clinics and perform advanced patient care duties as defined in the classification specification shall receive a differential of 6.2% in addition to all other compensation. NOTE: For Extra Help positions - Extra-help positions are short-term employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months; however, employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring departments. Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Accurately take and record the condition, respiration, pulse, temperature and blood pressure of patients; record other pertinent information as observed or measured. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Operate various types of sterilization equipment. Transport specimens, medical records and related items. Enter and retrieve a variety of information in automated systems. Perform related duties as assigned. With additional training and/or certification(s), some employees may perform the following duties under conditions required by code and department policy: Perform injections including immunizations, under the guidance of licensed personnel, including the COVID Vaccine. Perform finger stick tests of all types including glucose testing. Perform skin tests including PPDs. Perform hearing and vision tests. Perform waived CLIA tests including dipstick UAs, and pregnancy tests. Provide for proper tracking and recording of laboratory tests. Take patient histories including risk factors. Set up, administer and record the results of EKGs. Teach and counsel patients on a variety of health related subjects as directed by licensed staff. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and procedures specific to area of assignment. Principles and techniques in delivering patient care services related to personal hygiene, comfort, treatment, transportation, rehabilitation and physical or psychosocial needs. Infection control. Diagnostic imaging. Safe lifting techniques. Theory and practice of total body substance isolation. Patients' rights. Elder and child abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements. Skill/Ability to: Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Perform a variety of tasks and activities. Develop and maintain empathetic attitudes toward patients. Provide assistance in delivering patient care in a medical setting such as bathing, feeding, bed making, dressing, and sterilization of patient care equipment. Observe and record patient conditions and vital signs. Work with patients with multiple diagnoses. Work with a culturally, socio-economically diverse patient population of varying ages. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: One year of experience in an outpatient clinic or doctor's office as a nurse's assistant or medical assistant. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a Medical Assistant Certificate or a certificate of completion or degree from an accredited medical assisting program. Some positions may require a current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Other Requirements: These positions may require that employees work weekends, holidays, evenings or other shifts and be on-call. Application/Examination This is an Extra-Help recruitment. Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. San Mateo County Health will review a pplication materials as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for a departmental interview. A copy of the certificate of completion of an approved medical assisting program must be submitted with the application by: (a) attaching to the application online or; (b) emailing it as a PDF or photo attachment to wiyoung @smcgov.org. No exceptions will be made. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from this recruitment. ~Tentative Recruitment Schedule~ Final Filing Date: May 31, 2022, 11:59PST IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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: Wendy Young (05172022) (Medical Services Assistant II - F079)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Probation Department is seeking highly analytical candidates for the position of Management Analyst! County of San Mateo Probation Department's mission is to enhance community safety, reduce crime, and assist the victims of crime through offender accountability and rehabilitation. The Probation Department strives to be a proactive and innovative agency which facilitates positive changes in offenders' behaviors that reduce recidivism and foster a law-abiding lifestyle. To learn more about the department, visit: https://www.smcgov.org/probation . Under general direction, the Management Analyst will provide a wide variety of administrative, analytical, and work-flow support within an assigned division. Activities include financial, performance goal management, analyzing programmatic practices and procedures and making recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; conduct needs analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; develop, summarize, and maintain administrative and fiscal records. The Ideal Candidate will be: Knowledgeable of advanced principles and practices of public administration, project and program management Able to analyze complex problems accurately, develop practical recommendations, and take appropriate action to resolve them A politically astute, strategic thinker and planner A superior communicator who excels orally and in writing An effective collaborator who interacts well with diverse personalities, management, colleagues, and the public Experienced in preparing and monitoring contracts Knowledgeable in evaluating programs for effectiveness and provide recommendations Open minded, creative, and comfortable with change Self-motivated and positive thinker. There is currently one vacancy in the Probation Department. Depending on qualifications, the vacancy may be filled at the Associate Management Analyst or Management Analyst level. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Conducts a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding departmental and programs, including complex operational, regulatory, or administrative issues; evaluates alternatives, and makes recommendations. Analyzes opportunities and develops plans to streamline and continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Department operations and service delivery methods in order to maximize funding and minimize costs; assesses and monitors workload and administrative and support systems. Makes verbal presentations of study findings/recommendations to management and/or boards and commissions as assigned. Assists in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and administrative control systems for the department. Manages projects and develops study project plans, may lead or assist in conducting studies requiring inter-departmental coordination; effectively recommends study parameters and determines appropriate methodology and sources of information for assigned studies/projects. Assist the executive management team in the development and oversight of the Probation Department's budget and performance outcomes. Prepares comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations. Conducts special research projects and financial analysis for the department specific as well as countywide programs and usage; produces findings and recommendations and prepares related reports. Represents the department in interdepartmental, community and/or professional meetings; confers with and coordinates with other County staff on a wide variety of administrative analyses and planning issues. Serves as a liaison to public and private organizations, community groups, and other organizations; provides information and assistance to the public regarding the assigned programs and services; receives and responds to complaints, requests and questions relating to assigned area of responsibility. Ensures compliance with Federal, State, County, and funding agency regulatory and reporting requirements and applicable laws, regulations, and professional practices. Prepares and submits reports to Board of Supervisor and various other commission, committee, and staff reports, resolutions, ordinances, and correspondence regarding assigned activities. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and related materials to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas. Communicates orally, in writing, or through graphic representations and statistical summaries with colleagues, managers, employees, the public, organized employee groups and representatives of various organizations. Prepares contract service plans including RFIs, RFPs and RFQs, negotiates, executes and monitors contract for compliance. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level, and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, such as, MS Office and Adobe Suites. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Principles and practices of county management and government. Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration. Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement. Principles and practices of contract administration, negotiation and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Reason logically and creatively and utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized managerial problems; Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Licenses and Certifications: Depending upon assignment, possession of a valid California Driver's License. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to supplemental questions on the online application is required and must be submitted. A resume or reference to a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses to these questions or the standard online application. 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 the County of San Mateo, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply " button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT TIMELINE: Final Filing Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 by 11:59PM PST Application Screening: Week of May 30, 2022 Panel Interviews: Week of June 13, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Ximena Burns (05132022) (Management Analyst - D181/D182)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Sheriff's Office is looking for a highly organized Management Analyst with exceptional customer service skills! The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to protecting lives and property and is committed to providing the highest level of professional law enforcement and correctional services. We pledge to promote public trust through fair and impartial policing and will treat all persons with dignity, compassion and respect. For more information about the Sheriff's Office, visit: https://www.smcsheriff.com . The Management Analyst will provide professional assistance in a wide variety of complex administrative, analytical, and work-flow support activities to the Sheriff's Office San Carlos Police Bureau, the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team, and the Human Trafficking Unit. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office San Carlos Police Bureau is responsible for police services in the city. The San Carlos Bureau works collaboratively with San Carlos City Staff, City Council and the San Carlos School District to serve the community. The Bureau Chief is responsible for other ancillary duties within the Sheriff's Office that would require support. The ideal candidate for the San Carlos Bureau will have the following essential experience, and/or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities: Background in criminal justice or prior experience working with a law enforcement agency in any capacity. Proactive and receptive to innovative changes and creative solutions. Excellent time management skills to meet critical deadlines and efficiently manage multiple assignments at the same time. Self-starter and will have the ability to work independently with minimal to no supervision. Managing special projects as well as experience in the preparation of complex reports. Coordinating special events and activities. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties (employees of the Sheriff's Office and other San Mateo County departments, employees of the City of San Carlos, allied agencies, the public, etc.) Communicate concisely and effectively both orally and in writing. Depending on qualifications, the position can be filled as Associate Management Analyst ($42.66 - $53.32 Hr) or Management Analyst ($49.37 - $61.72 Hr). NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and administrative control systems for the Sheriff's Office San Carlos Bureau. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and service delivery methods and procedures in order to maximize funding and minimize costs; assesses and monitors workload and administrative and support systems; identifies opportunities for improvement and develops related recommendations. Conducts a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding departmental and programmatic activities, including complex operational, regulatory, or administrative issues; evaluates alternatives, and makes recommendations. Prepares comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations. Conducts special research projects and financial analysis for special projects and produces findings and recommendations and prepares related reports. Represents assigned department in interdepartmental, community and/or professional meetings; confers with and coordinates with other County staff on a wide variety of administrative analyses and planning issues. Serves as a liaison to public and private organizations, community groups, and other organizations; provides information and assistance to the public regarding the assigned programs and services; receives and responds to complaints, requests and questions relating to assigned area of responsibility. Prepares cross agency budgetary, staffing, and assets reports for augmented law enforcement services. Represents the Sheriff's Office in meetings with members of the community, businesses, and professionals, educational and governmental organizations. Other office management duties including coordinating conferences and meetings, purchasing, and customer service which includes handling complaints from the public. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and related materials to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas. Communicates orally, in writing, or through graphic representations and statistical summaries with colleagues, managers, employees, the public, organized employee groups and representatives of various organizations. Participates in selecting, training, motivating, and evaluating assigned staff; directs the work activities of assigned staff; prioritizes and coordinates work assignments; provides or coordinates staff training; reviews work for accuracy; works with employees to correct deficiencies. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications County Status: Only current County of San Mateo employees in the Sheriff's Office 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. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Licenses and Certifications: Depending upon assignment, possession of a valid California Driver's License. Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Principles and practices of county management and government. Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration. Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement. Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only . Only current County of San Mateo employees in the Sheriff's Office 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 supplemental questions on the online application is required and must be submitted. A resume or reference to a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for your responses to these questions or the standard online application. 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 County of San Mateo, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply " button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Tentative Recruitment Timeline Final Filing Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 by 11:59 PM PST Application Screening: Week of May 30, 2022 Panel Interviews: Week of June 13, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Ximena Burns (05132022) (Associate Management Analyst/Management Analyst - D182/D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description Are you passionate about sustainability, including issues such as energy efficiency and decarbonization, and being part of the evolving ways local governments can develop and implement programs to help San Mateo County communities? The County of San Mateo's Office of Sustainability (OOS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sustainability Specialist (Energy) to coordinate energy efficiency and electrification programs, and assist our departments, community partners, and community members in planning for and implementing projects that reduce and manage energy use. The ideal candidate has extensive expertise in energy efficiency, decarbonization, energy auditing, building performance, electric vehicles, water conservation, and/or associated sustainability issues. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively frame and communicate complex concepts for different audiences, orally and in writing. Key skills include developing public outreach materials, including presentations, mailings, and social media and preparing written materials such as narratives, project summaries, and/or Board reports. Additionally, the ideal candidate has experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders and perspectives and understands institutional and structural racism and bias and its impact on underrepresented communities. The ideal candidate can track developments in pertinent state policies and has experience supporting local governments in developing and adopting policies. The successful candidate can "hit the ground running" and work with minimal supervision, and is comfortable in a fast-paced, people-focused environment. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience implementing and coordinating programs in the field of resource conservation. Job Duties The Sustainability Specialist (Energy) will coordinate the implementation of several sub-programs for the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) or the San Mateo County Energy Watch (SMCEW). The specific assignment will be determined based on the experience and skills of the selected candidate. This will be a permanent position in the Office of Sustainability. This recruitment may also be used to fill future three-year term positions. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan and facilitate informational webinars and in-person workshops for facilities managers, residents, property owners, business owners and managers, business network personnel, real estate professionals, local government staff, and other stakeholders. Implement programs/projects related to energy efficiency and decarbonization of buildings and transportation. Serve as subject matter expert for County departments, Board of Supervisors, external stakeholders, community groups, and the public. Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate comprehensive outreach activities, including websites, surveys, public education, training, and media activities. Develop and manage contracts for consultant support services related to marketing, community outreach, and technical support. Develop, prepare, negotiate, and monitor grants. Ensure compliance with grant stipulations and funding agency reporting requirements. Develop written reports for funders. Analyze and interpret reports, information, and data related to program implementation. Perform other duties as assigned, especially related to climate action plans, greenhouse gas reductions, and renewable energy. Example of duties supporting the BayREN program: Collaborate with local government staff to bring BayREN and other energy-efficiency and electrification programs to communities in San Mateo County. Participate on regional committees to develop and execute strategies for implementing BayREN's single-family, multi-family, commercial, codes & standards, municipal zero net energy, water conservation, and green labeling programs. Design outreach strategies and implement community engagement activities, including coordinating with San Mateo County jurisdictions to host virtual and in-person workshops. Develop content for a wide range of communication platforms including reports, social media, websites, videos, presentations, business letters, brochures, fliers, and other outreach tools. Help host and promote BayREN regional forums on topics broadly related to the California energy code (Title 24). Engage building staff at the County and the 20 San Mateo County cities, providing trainings about energy codes and support for simplifying permitting. Develop relationships with community partners such as Peninsula Clean Energy, community-based organizations, real estate professionals, home contractors, and others to expand opportunities for collaboration. Support jurisdictions in adopting the next round of reach codes in coordination with the BayREN codes program and Peninsula Clean Energy. Develop and lead new, short-term initiatives related to electrification of buildings and transportation. Handle administrative processes for the program, including monthly invoicing and reporting, tracking performance metrics, and monitoring and updating the budget. Example of duties supporting the SMCEW program: Help K-12 public school districts, local governments, special districts and "hard-to-reach" small businesses identify opportunities to save energy and access energy efficiency, electrification, and energy management programs. Establish and build relationships with school districts in partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education. Increase program visibility to provide ongoing, comprehensive support for schools. Create Energy Action Plans and update energy benchmarking information on the Portfolio Manager online platform. Lead a collaboration of organizations - including BayREN, Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), and Willdan -- that provide energy resources to public agencies. Serve as the primary point of contact for public agencies to help them identify potential projects and navigate program offerings. Host a quarterly Public Facilities Working Group for facilities staff with technical support from Rincon Consultants. Engage community-based organizations to visit small businesses to share SMCEW resources. Assist small businesses with energy benchmarking and identifying energy-saving projects. Refer businesses to best-fit programs. Collaborate with other OOS small business programs (i.e. Green Business Program, BayREN Business Program) to market SMCEW offerings under the umbrella brand "Small Business Resource Center." Design outreach strategies and implement customer engagement activities. Build relationships with local chambers of commerce and economic development directors, and coordinate with San Mateo County jurisdictions to promote offerings to small businesses and business networks. Develop content for a wide range of communication platforms including reports, social media, websites, videos, business letters, brochures, fliers, and other outreach tools. Handle administrative processes for the program, including monthly invoicing and reporting, tracking of key performance indicators (KPIs), and monitoring and updating the budget.A competitive benefits package is associated with these positions. For complete information regarding benefits please click here . ABOUT OOS Formed in July 2014 as a part of the County Manager's Office, the Office of Sustainability (OOS) strives to improve the sustainability of the County's operations and the greater community through work in areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency, resource conservation, active transportation, climate resiliency, affordable housing, and greenhouse gas emission reductions. OOS is committed to increasing racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase equity in our programs. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting and hiring. We know work isn't only about what you do, it's also about who you work for and with! OOS has a fun and supportive work environment that supports a work-life balance, including: • Flexible, hybrid work schedule opportunities • Wellness classes and resources • Generous benefits package • Subsidy of up to $150 per month to cover the costs of public transit, vanpooling, carpooling, and bike and scooter share, or up to $480 per year for walking, biking, or carpooling to work • At least 20 hours of training provided annually About the programs The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is a collaboration of the nine Bay Area counties and is led by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG). BayREN offers rebates and assistance to homeowners and multi-family property owners for home energy improvements, and provides energy code trainings and resources for local government staff. https://www.bayren.org/ The San Mateo County Energy Watch (SMCEW) is a local government partnership between PG&E and the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG) and is administered by OOS. SMCEW assists local governments, schools, non-profits, and small businesses in accessing energy efficiency programs, trade professionals, and financing opportunities. https://smcenergywatch.org/ Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles and practices of program planning, implementation and evaluation. Principles and practices of contract management. Principles, practices and trends in the assigned specialty areas of resource conservation. Technical information in the assigned specialty areas such as waste reduction, recycling and composting, construction and demolition, renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate action, planning and adaptation, water conservation, active transportation, affordable housing, commute alternatives, environmental education and community engagement. Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Skill/Ability to: Plan, implement and evaluate assigned programs, projects and activities. Coordinate multiple functions and contracts. Supervise permanent, temporary, contract and volunteer staff on a project basis. Serve as subject matter expert in assigned areas. Work with a wide variety of people at all levels including those from government, business, private and non-profit agencies, community groups and the public. Identify problems and resolve them. Track and monitor compliance with pertinent mandates, laws, codes, rules, regulations and agreements. Develop and conduct outreach, public education, training and media activities. Research and analyze information/data to formulate findings and recommendations. Serve as representative on various boards, committees and community groups. Prepare comprehensive reports, letters and other written materials. Provide information in regard to planning, developing and monitoring the budget. Establish and maintain effective working relations with others. Integrate race and social justice considerations into work duties. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) 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. Application Materials: The following are required to be submitted: 1) regular online employment applications form 2) cover letter expressing interest in the position 3) resume Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button . If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply . A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to the standard County employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required application materials. The examination process will consist of an application screening based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening may 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. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Application Deadline: Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST Application Screening: Monday, June 6, 2022 through Friday, June 10, 2022 Combined Panel Interviews: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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. The County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Arlene Cahill (Resource Conservation Specialist I/II/III - J081/J082/J083)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Environmental Health Services Division seeks a well-qualified individual for the position of Pollution Prevention Specialist I/II/III. The Pollution Prevention Specialist conducts social marketing to the residents and businesses of the County of San Mateo on a variety of environmental and public health topics; manages outreach activities for a variety of Environmental Health Services programs; assists in planning and implementing education programs for a wide variety of audiences; provides community-based education services; and assists with other tasks as needed. The Pollution Prevention Specialist will work with a diverse range of health programs, community groups, housing, building, and enforcement agency partners. The current vacancy is in the Environmental Health Services Division located in San Mateo, CA, however, will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the position as needed. This position will work occasional evenings and weekends. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and plan strategic outreach campaigns including media pitches, advertising, and social marketing Coordinate the Division's social media campaigns; develop and order outreach literature and promotional items utilizing proficiency in graphic design Plan, coordinate, and staff outreach events including occasional, evenings and weekends Communicate with the public, businesses, city and County staff Conduct technical assistance visits to retail partner stores (auto part, food facility, hardware, and nail salon businesses) Track spending and process invoices Attend and participate at meetings of related organizations Assist teammates with the various Pollution Prevention programs, either with discreet tasks or on a project basis The ideal candidate will possess : Strong communication and interpersonal skills and have confidence in public speaking Ability to coordinate multiple projects, organize priorities, and manage a flexible schedule Experience working with a diversity of people (e.g. ethnic background, religion, nationality, education level, language, socio-economic status, etc.) Ability to work independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision and work collaboratively as a team member Experience creating visual and written materials or presentations; Some experience in web design and graphic design is preferred Proficient computer skills; e.g. Microsoft Office, Spread sheets and/or Smartsheets Ability to present and translate information in English and Spanish, Tagalog, or Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) is highly desirable For information on the Environmental Health Services Division visit: http://www.smhealth.org/environmentalhealth SALARY Pollution Prevention Specialist I $38.88 - $43.48 Hourly Pollution Prevention Specialist II $45.56 - $56.93 Hourly Pollution Prevention Specialist III $48.35 - $60.41 Hourly NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications County Status : An applicant must have been a County of San Mateo employee in County of San Mateo 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. Knowledge of: Hazardous materials management, including its scientific background, technology, principles, methods, investigative techniques, and problems. Laws, regulations, and codes governing hazardous materials. Government agencies, community organizations and business establishments as they relate to environmental health and hazardous materials management. Practices in the transportation and disposal of hazardous wastes. Emergency response procedures and protocols. Skill/Ability to: Interpret laws, regulations, and data. Define difficult problem areas, analyze complex data and make valid recommendations. Advise and instruct others on compliance requirements of hazardous materials programs. Enforce local ordinances and state law. Work independently and as a team member. Keep complex and accurate records. Prepare clear, concise reports and correspondence. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Use, repair and calibrate field equipment. Collect samples of substances. Speak effectively and make public presentations. 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: I level: Bachelor's degree in environmental health science, physical science, engineering science, industrial hygiene, chemistry, geology, or a related field. II level: One year of experience in hazardous materials management. III level: Two years of journey level experience in hazardous materials management. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current County of San Mateo 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 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. 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: May 25, 2022 Application Screening: May 26, 2022 Combined Civil Service Panel and Department Interviews: June 8 and/or 9, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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. Talent Acquisition Analyst: Yvonne Alvidrez (051222) (Hazardous Materials Specialist I/II/III (J001/J003/J004)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description The Department of Child Support Services is seeking a Paralegal (Spanish-Speaking) to perform a wide range of complex legal support work including conducting legal research, preparing legal memoranda and motions, drafting legal documents, initiating, and responding to discovery including document review, corresponding with attorneys and self-represented parties, and assisting attorneys in case preparation. Knowledge of general family law and a strong understanding of child support enforcement and civil procedure is required. Incumbents may receive general direction regarding the scope and approach to projects or assignments, but procedures and techniques are discretionary, and incumbents are expected to operate with a significant degree of independence. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with complex legal support work as set forth above, strong oral and written communication skills, well developed computer skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Word. The abilities to use initiative, exercise sound judgment, set priorities and meet critical deadlines are also desired. The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in English and Spanish is required for this position. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Perform legal research under the direction of an attorney; gather information regarding laws, ordinances, regulations, court decisions and similar materials related to assigned support area. • Research, draft and prepare responses to motions, discovery requests and other legal actions. • Attend administrative hearings to provide information and identify additional actions needing to be taken. • Draft and prepare pleadings; evaluate submitted or researched information and prepare responses to such information. • Prepare points and authorities, draft declarations, and other related documents. • Organize, index, and summarize research results, including opinions, testimony, police and probation reports, and other documents. • Prepare a variety of legal documents such as motions, appeals, petitions, judgments, interrogatories, and briefs; complete and file documents, following established procedures. • Maintain accounting and financial records pertaining to monies seized by police departments; receive, count and deposit seized monies; prepare forms for payment of costs and issuance of checks. • Use word processing equipment and input or retrieve data and prepare reports using an on-line computer system. • Explain procedures, regulations, and policies to the public and clients; refer individuals to other sources of information and assistance as appropriate. • Organize exhibits and other documents for hearings and trials. • Prepare a variety of correspondence and general written materials. • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines. • May interview various clients, witnesses, and others to obtain information. • May direct the work of others on a project basis; may train others in work procedures. • Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications County Status: An applicant must have been a County of San Mateo employee in the Department of Child Support Services 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. Language Requirement: The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in English and Spanish is required for this position. 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 the completion of coursework leading to paralegal certification or completion of the first year of law school. Knowledge of: Legal research techniques and standard legal reference materials. Processes and procedures related to a specified field of law, such as family law, forfeitures or probate. Legal office terminology, processes, procedures, and the format for legal documents. Record keeping, report preparation and filing methods. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary. Business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals. Office administrative practices and procedures, including filing, business letter writing and the operation of common office equipment, including a word processor and personal or on-line computer. Skill/Ability to: Perform legal research from varied sources. Communicate with individuals of various socio-economic backgrounds in difficult situations. Prepare a variety of legal documents. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Organize and maintain accurate records and files. Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in the Department of Child Support Services 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. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: 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%) accompanied by a computer-based legal research exercise. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in the County of San Mateo, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: May 26, 2022 11:59 PM Application Screening: Week of May 30, 2022 Panel Interviews: Week of June 6 and/or June 13, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy 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 Analyst: Wendy Young (05122022) (Paralegal - E016)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo is seeking a Lead Sterile Processing Technician to join the team in the San Mateo Medical Center! 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 an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. The mission of San Mateo Medical Center is to "partner with patients to provide excellent care with compassion and respect." As part of an integrated Health System, the Medical Center serves the healthcare needs of all residents of San Mateo County, with an emphasis on education and prevention. Under direct supervision, the Lead Sterile Processing Technician will provide lead direction in assigning, directing and reviewing the work of staff and activities involved in processing and dispensing supplies and equipment (both sterile and unsterile) needed for patient care. The current vacancy is Full-Time, Regular. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 2:00pm to 10:30pm, with weekend and holiday rotations. The work location will be at the San Mateo Medical Center, 222 W 39th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403. The Ideal Candidate will : Have two or more years of experience in a Sterile Processing Department (SPD) with at least one year in a lead role; leadership experience is highly preferred. Possess strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate assignments. Assist the supervisor in the training and on-going education of the Sterile Processing Department's staff. Assume a leadership role throughout their shift and will assume the charge position as needed. Help onboard new staff and train students during their clinical rotation. Maintain collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues to effectively contribute to the working group's achievement of goals. Help foster a positive work environment through supporting and motivating staff as well as proven work experience as a team leader. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide lead direction, training, and work review to a small staff of Sterile Processing Technicians; organize and assign work, set priorities and follow up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Perform annual competencies per department requirements. Provide input into selection decisions, performance evaluations, and corrective action matters. Assist in establishing and implementing methods, standards, and procedures for preparing and handling sterile items, and train staff in these methods. Provide input into selection decisions, performance evaluations, and corrective action matters. Perform a wide variety of specialized and general support in the area of hospital sterile supply and distribution services. Oversee the use of sterilizing equipment; decontamination; setting up of treatment trays; preparation, processing and packaging of instruments. Insure that work and storage areas are clean and orderly. Oversee periodic inventories, assist in investigating and reconciling discrepancies, and confer with supervisor on issues. Assist the supervisor with the development and maintenance of workload statistics and recommend appropriate work standards. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure : Possession of a Central Services Technician/Sterile Processing Technician certificate from the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) or the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD). Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and procedures related to processing and dispensing supplies and equipment. Processing, decontamination, and sterilization techniques. Infection control. Microbiology, aseptic and sterilization techniques. Different sterilization methods, parameters and properties. Use and maintenance of equipment that is used for the reprocessing supplies, e.g. steam sterilizers, hydrogen peroxide sterilizers, cart washer, washer/disinfectors, and ultrasonic washers. Safe lifting techniques. Basic inventory control concepts and methods and procedures of ordering and stocking supplies. Staff development and supervision techniques. Applicable laws, safety regulations and precautions related community health care facilities. Nursing principles, methods and procedures. Medical terminology. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment and their uses. Skill/Ability to: Assign, direct, and review the work of others. Train others in work procedures; organize and prioritize work and meet operational department supply needs and deadlines. Use sterilizing and decontamination equipment; set up treatment trays, process and package instruments. Correctly identify, disassemble, reassemble, and inspect routine and specialty surgical instrument trays. Act as resource person to nursing and medical staff. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Maintain inventory and billing records. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with other hospital and clinic departments. Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Lift and transport heavy items such as supplies and equipment. Perform related duties as assigned. 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 experience operating sterilizing equipment and cleaning surgical instruments and equipment in an acute care hospital setting. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%) accompanied by a computer-based legal research exercise. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in the County of San Mateo, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: May 26, 2022 11:59 PM Application Screening: June 1, 2022 Panel Interviews: June 8 and/or June 9, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy 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. HR Analyst: Wendy Young (05122022) (Lead Sterile Processing Technician- F086)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is seeking Extra Help Dentists . San Mateo Medical Center is a division of San Mateo County Health. 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 Health Center- 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 HIV diagnosis. All Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, with some evenings, and some Saturday hours. At FOHC and MDC, there is a special clinic where patients are treated by University of Pacific and UCSF Third Year Residents. Pregnant women on Medi-Cal can also obtain dental services in all of the clinics. Additionally, San Mateo Medical Center oversees 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. 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 staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice dentistry issued by the California Board of Dental Examiners. Knowledge of: Principals 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 supplemental questions 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" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://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 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 of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Kristin Herman (05122022) (Dentist - F032)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Aging & Adult Services Division is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced candidate to become its first Budget and Finance Equity Officer (Management Analyst) . This newly created position will allow you to apply the equity lens towards enhancing your budget, finance, performance management skills, while working on a wide range of challenging projects and initiatives for Aging & Adult Services. Successful candidates will have experience in public administration, budget, and finance, be self-motivated, highly analytical strategic thinkers, and be detail oriented with the ability to solve business problems and deliver insights that enable timely and effective operational decision-making. This position resides within the Administrative and Financial Services Unit Budget. The main objective of the unit is to support Aging & Adult Services in optimizing the quality of life of older adults and persons with disabilities in San Mateo County. To allow the Budget and Finance Equity Officer to thrive, build strong workplace connections, and to excel in all areas, this position is expected to work in the office full-time Monday through Fridays. The ideal candidate will possess: Understanding of the social services and health revenue and cost-reimbursement cycles. Experience in preparing and/or reviewing account reconciliations, journal entries, and completing State/Federal claims. Ability to maximize revenues through cost allocations, claims, and reimbursements. Strong verbal, active listening, and written communication skills. Grounded in LEAN process improvement and strong familiarity with racial equity and implicit bias. Ability to lead a finance team through audits, full cycle accounting, fiscal year-end close process, and any technical issues that may come up. Experience in presenting program results and recommendations to executive, financial and operational leaders. Ability to patiently provide technical assistance and consultation in assigned fields to staff and County partners. Ability to develop and track equity performance measures using sophisticated analytic tools and reporting mechanisms to allow the Division to pursue excellence in all areas. Ability to analyze current federal, state, and County laws, regulations to develop equitable policies for the Division in the areas of budget and finance. Ability to engage stakeholders in various group discussions regarding equitable policy and procedure development. Strong and accomplished coach to supervise staff as assigned. Welcome additional duties and work assignment as they come. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop a two-year budget as part of the County budget process with a focus on equitable outcomes and financial sustainability. Develops and manages program and organizational budgets, including revenue projections and forecasting, multi-year cash flow analysis, cost containment and distribution, and grant funds disbursement; ensures that spending stay within funding limits. Develops and presents budgets; prepares preliminary budget estimates, including salary and benefits projections, conducts meetings with management and stakeholders to evaluate revenue and expenditure requests and keep all parties apprised of issues, challenges, and resolution thereof; prepares budget documents. Tracks and monitors the adopted budget and prepares periodic budget reviews for submission to entities. Formulates, prepares, and communicates budget completion schedules, calendars, and deadlines; coordinates the entire budget process and ensures timely completion. Balance expenditures and revenues and identifies funding gaps; assists in resolving funding issues; prepares status reports and manages budgetary control systems; recommends and processes budget amendments. Incorporates program, budget, financial, and equity data to identify gaps in services, progress towards goals, and identify opportunities to better serve the County. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least three years of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Management Analyst level. Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Principles and practices of county management and government. Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration. Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement. Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022 11:59 PM Application Screening: June 13, 2022 Panel Interviews: June 22 and/or 23, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 (05122022) (Management Analyst - D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Description The Information Services Department of the County of San Mateo seeks Telephone Operators . There are currently two Extra Help vacancies with the County's main 24-hour County Operators unit, which is part of the Information Services Department (ISD). The department is in the San Mateo Medical Center located at 222 West 39th Avenue in the city of San Mateo, CA. Telephone Operators under general supervision, operate a centralized soft telephone with an online directory that connects a high volume of incoming calls to the appropriate individuals, County staff and departments. Extra Help Telephone Operators will be required to work all shifts including evening, weekend, overnight, and holiday shifts, provide off-hours support to co-workers, and perform other related duties as assigned. Extra Help will be expected to work to fill shifts for vacations and sick calls which will include weekday evening shifts, and 8 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday including overnight shifts. These positions should expect to work overnight 11p-7am shifts. Training for these positions will consist of one month of working Monday through Friday evening hours to learn after-hours procedures and then one month of working Monday through Friday day shift to learn business hours' procedures. The worker will then be prepared to fill all shifts. Example of Duties Provide factual information to the public regarding County functions and activities Place authorized long-distance calls: maintain records of assisted and long-distance calls Take emergency telephone calls and locate appropriate staff Locate and notify appropriate individuals of fires, disasters, and similar emergencies Monitor County intrusion and fire alarms and notify the appropriate agencies Notify appropriate staff who are on-call and responsible for issues occurring after normal business hours involving the County Coroner, Sheriff's Office, Probation Department, and other County departments Maintain logs of specific types of calls Operate standard office equipment and perform minimal typing and clerical duties The ideal candidate will possess the following: 1 year office support work experience involving considerable contact with the public primarily by extensive use of telephones; Experience with a soft phone call routing application and basic computer skills desired; Ability to multi-task and have flexibility in a busy work environment; Ability to maintain focus and calmness with emergency calls; Ability to work well as a team with co-workers; Availability to work evening, weekend, holiday, overnight, and other shifts; Ability to sit for long periods of time; and Possession of excellent hearing and manipulative skills to operate a soft phone application. F luency in Spanish and English is preferred. 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. 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 customer service experience involving considerable contact with the public. Knowledge of: English language, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Customer service and interpersonal communications principles Computer operation and usage in office and Communications Center environments Basic principles in communicating by means of face-to-face contact, written, and via telephone Various resources within the County in order to provide information to the public Skill/Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, in English, both orally and in writing. Comprehend, interpret, relay and document information via telephone, computer software, or other related technology. Screen and interpret general data and filter relevant information. Learn and operate soft phone and/or console phones and other related technology. Read and interpret various alarm devices and relay pertinent information. Work under pressure, exercising good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Remain calm and controlled under stressful periods while projecting a professional demeanor. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Listen, understand, and relay information via telephone and in person. Establish and maintain positive and courteous working relationships with customers, the community, and co-workers. Anticipate and adapt to fluctuating workloads. 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. Hear in a noisy environment while communicating via telephone or face to face. Deal tactfully and effectively with public callers, some of whom may be hostile or irate. Quickly learn County procedures, personnel, offices, and functions. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for these extra help positions, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Responses to Supplemental Questions Resumé Supplemental Questions: The positions require your availability to work evening, weekend, overnight, and holiday shifts. Do you meet this requirement? The positions involve the use of a soft phone call routing application. Do you have experience using this type of complex computing applications? Describe your office support experience involving considerable contact with the public primarily by extensive use of telephones. List your job duties, explain the nature of the telephone calls you answered, and indicate the number of calls you handled on a daily basis. Describe your customer service philosophy and the techniques you use to respond to individuals who report complaints to you by telephone. The positions require your ability to sit for long periods of time and possession of excellent hearing and manipulative skills to operate a soft phone application. Do you meet these requirements? Please include the words "Telephone Operator - Extra Help" in the subject line of the email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Debra Finch, Telephone Services Supervisor dfinch@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. 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 and a resume) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Description San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking one Full-Time Case Management Nurse to focus on Utilization Review and Discharge Planning. At San Mateo Medical Center, we are always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you will have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of people who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you are ready to open new doors for your career, join us today! The Case Management Nurse will manage patient admission and ongoing stay reviews for patients with chronic or complicated medical conditions; work closely with patients and their loved ones and interdisciplinary team to evaluate patients' needs and come up with a comprehensive discharge plan that speaks to their preferences and goals; oversee appeals with third-party payors; and initiate and coordinate complex discharge plans. The incumbent will be responsible for retrospective and concurrent Utilization Review activities and for monitoring documentation, accuracy, and clinical compliance, in accordance with State and Federal regulations. In conjunction with other members of the health care team, the Case Management Nurse is accountable for timely coordination of quality health care services to meet the patient's health care needs across the continuum of care. This position requires knowledge of the development stages, as services are provided to infant, children, adolescent, pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations. The ideal candidate will possess one or more of the following: At least two years of recent, direct, and proven experience in Nurse Case Management in an acute care setting or at least two years of acute care hospital nursing experience. At least two years of experience with industry published standards of level of care (i.e. InterQual or Milliman, etc.). A Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate. Experience working with diverse, underserved populations. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Identify problem situations or patient care issues; analyze, interpret, advise and consult with staff and other health care professionals to provide high quality, contemporary care. Interpret and modify the system of patient care delivered by evaluating and reviewing standard practices and initiating new procedures. Provide consultation and guidance to all levels of the nursing staff pertinent to patient care problems within the field of specialty. Advise the nursing staff in the establishment and maintenance of records of treatments given and the related progress of each patient for the purpose of analyzing patterns, synthesizing actions and evaluating patient care plans. Resolve unusual or unique patient care problems or situations, which require analytical, interpretative and constructive thinking. Formulate and develop plans, procedures and program content designed to meet specifically identified training/educational needs of nursing staff. Conduct formal classroom instruction in the more difficult or complex areas of nursing technology requiring a knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles and theoretical concepts underlying specific nursing procedures or techniques. Formulate, and/or collaborate with other health care practitioners to identify relevant clinical problems and conduct research to bring about their resolution. Communicate research findings by publication and presentation at professional meetings. Evaluate nursing research literature and own research findings for implementation and incorporation as appropriate, into patient care activities. Prepare formal and informal descriptive articles in the specialty area for publication in national periodicals or for use in staff meetings. Serve as role model and resource person for staff and members of the interdisciplinary team. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the assignments listed below. Case Management Nurse - Must have knowledge of and verifiable experience in initiating and coordinating complex discharge plans, appeals for acute days and clinical denials and criteria for lower level license care. Must have experience with interpretation and application of health industry utilization review criteria. If designated for acute in-patient psychiatry, must have knowledge and verifiable experience in psychiatric patient treatment trajectory and the respective utilization review criteria. Knowledge of: Advanced principles and practices in specialty areas. Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Modern principles, techniques, and procedures of nursing. Medical terminology. Use and maintenance of medical instruments and equipment. Use and effects of medicines. Public health principles Health promotion and disease prevention. Medical research principles and practices. Principles of training and education. Lean principles and methodologies. Data abstraction and utilization. Basic statistics for reporting purposes. Report writing. Regulatory and accreditation requirements for assigned area. Skill/Ability to: Provide leadership and direction to multi-disciplinary medical teams. Give direction to staff. Evaluate the work of others. Develop and present training and continuing education programs. Design, evaluate, construct and modify research models; carry out research and present findings. Perform the full range of nursing duties and responsibilities. Prepare clear and concise medical record documentation. Write articles for publication on areas of specialty. Identify problems or discrepancies and make suggestions for corrective actions. Teach and orient staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients and staff members. Communicate effectively. Education and Experience: Associate Degree in Nursing with two years clinical experience including one year in a clinical specialty area, or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or a health related field with one year of clinical experience including six months in a clinical specialty area, or Masters degree in Nursing. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required information and supplemental questions in the online application. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted to be considered for this position. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above or below. 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: Wednesday May 25, 2022 11:59 P.M. Application Screening: June 1, 2022 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: June 10, 2022 The County of San Mateo may require that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly COVID-19 testing. Employees hired into specified health care facilities and other high-risk settings where there is potential for frequent COVID-19 exposure to staff and highly vulnerable patients are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more specific information, please refer to the County's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy . 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 (051122) (Clinical Nurse - F011)