LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
FILING PERIOD: OCTOBER 16, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. (PST) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y5047S TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MEDICAL HUBS The Los Angeles County Medical Hub Clinics provide high quality, coordinated health care for children who are involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The Medical Hubs offer: Compassionate care by medical providers who understand the needs and concerns commonly experienced by children, families and caregivers in the child welfare system; Services for children in all stages of DCFS involvement, including medical assessments of suspected child abuse or neglect, comprehensive medical exams for children entering out-of-home care, and ongoing well-child care and sick visits. Linkages to pediatric specialty care for children with complex medical needs; Board-certified child abuse pediatricians and child interview specialists with extensive training in assessing suspected child abuse and neglect; Close coordination with DCFS Children's Social Workers and Public Health Nurses and the Department of Mental Health, to ensure that identified health, mental health and developmental needs are addressed. DEFINITION: Under the supervision of a physician, performs medical examinations, selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and other special procedures to assist in the delivery of medical services. Essential Job Functions Performs pediatric initial medical evaluations for DCFS-involved children. Provides initial consultation regarding child physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect (with support through on-site consultation with Child Abuse Pediatrician). Performs routine primary care and follow up care for DCFS-involved children. Performs acute care visits for DCFS-involved children (low acuity issues such as otitis media, jaundice, asthma, etc.) Takes medical histories and performs physical examinations, utilizes diagnostic techniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation; evaluates physical signs, symptoms and medical history to assess patient's physical condition. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require the immediate attention of a physician and, when necessary, initiates, without supervision, emergency medical treatments. Administers treatments and medications. Instructs and counsels patients in matters pertaining to their physical and mental health. Orders x-rays, therapeutic diets, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or occupational therapy treatments. Maintains and signs medical records pertaining to treatments and examinations administered. Performs specialized procedures as delegated by the supervising physician. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: A valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California*. LICENSE: A valid License to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California. PHYSICAL CLASS III: Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the certificate to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by The Medical Board of California at the time of filing or email the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online. The required license and/or certificates MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificates will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience in an acute or primary pediatric healthcare setting working with socially challenging pediatric patients. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the Selection Requirements. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every 12 months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the North County Area Only. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order to not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Social security number is for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 email@example.com ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
Contra Costa County, CA
County-wide, California, United States
The Position - EXTENDED - Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit THIS IS A PERIODIC CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT WITH APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: April 16, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Medical Assistants to assist providers and nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care clinic setting within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers. Positions are assigned in Ambulatory Care health centers located in East, Central and West County. Certified Medical Assistants perform routine, uncomplicated nursing tasks that do not require in-depth clinical knowledge or independent judgment. Duties include assisting providers with examinations and procedures; documenting patient care and services in medical records; checking for completed billing form on each patient; measuring, recording and reporting patient vital signs, reviewing patient rosters to facilitate clinic flow; and communicating with waiting patients when the provider's schedule is delayed. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Effectively work as a team member and communication skills Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Evaluation of Training and Experience : Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Reviews provider roster of patients for the day and helps to facilitate clinic flow Monitors the status of patient arrivals, no shows and walk-ins and communicates information as necessary Communicates with waiting patients when provider schedule is delayed compared to appointment time Measures, records and reports patient vital signs, height, weight and preliminary medical information in accordance with clinic policy or provider preference. Completes all necessary intake paper work prior to patient visit with provider; i.e. intake stamp, consents, billing forms etc. Prepares patient and room for examination based on purpose of visit Assists provider with examination and procedures as necessary Performs simple tests, procedures and dressings etc. in accordance with Health Center policy as directed Documents patient care and services in medical record as appropriate and checks for a completed billing form on each patient Uses routine equipment in the assigned clinics and performs quality controls as required by clinic policy. Stocks work area with necessary supplies and equipment. Monitors for broken or malfunctioning equipment and communicates problem as appropriate. Makes patient appointments, processes associated information, communicates with appointment unit as required Acts as an intermediary between patients and other departments regarding necessary services when requested Takes messages and other critical information for providers during assigned clinic times Instructs patients regarding how to access services within the system Assists in emergency care situations as directed Attends staff meetings as scheduled Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: A valid certificate from a state accredited Medical Assistant Program or a Certified Medical Assistant certifying organization approved by the Medical Board of California and a current CPR certificate. Experience: Six (6) months of full time experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND COPIES OF CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill full time Ultrasound Technologist II positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. The Ultrasound Technologist II is responsible for assessing general patient condition, selecting ultrasound and ancillary equipment to use, performing a variety of routine and complex ultrasound imaging procedures including pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments, and assisting physicians in ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients. Other responsibilities include on-call and callback duties to perform emergency ultrasound imaging procedures that may be ordered after normal business hours which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience performing general and advanced ultrasound imaging procedures Excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/ acquired pathology as related to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures and attention to detail Ability to assess general patient condition and take action consistent with standards Ability to work independently Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking and hospitality skills Excellent interpersonal and patient care skills Ability to train others in the practice of ultrasound imaging Ability and skill to be a shift leader Ability to be a team player, collaborate with others and work towards the same goals Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: November 28, 2017; and periodically Typical Tasks Consults 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 Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, break, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, and pelvic and obstetrical examinations Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment, and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs, and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Participates in departmental Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans and stocks instruments in procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls May be assigned to coordinate patient flow Maintains accurate records as directed Perform first aid as necessary Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required When assigned as a lead worker, additional tasks may include: May be assigned lead duties in a designated area and/or shift including coordinating the quality control testing of equipment and related recording Coordinates and trains students and new ultrasound technologists Researches and resolves image errors Maintains and orders inventory supplies Serves as a resource to staff learning new skills or equipment Assists in the preparation of work and on-call schedules; prioritizes and assigns tasks to technologists and support staff including rotation and unit workflow relative to available resources Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or a valid certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Certified RDMS with at least six (6) months experience in an acute care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.