County of San Mateo, CA
Redwood City, CA, United States
Description The Aging and Adult Services (AAS) Division of San Mateo County Health has an exciting position for a Public Health Nurse in the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and Partners for Independence (PFI) Program. The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) and the Partners for Independence (PFI) Program are two intensive case management programs in Aging and Adult Services (AAS). The programs aim to optimize the quality of life for older adults and people with disabilities with complex medical and psychosocial needs. By providing intensive case management and care coordination to this vulnerable population, we hope to prevent or reduce adverse health and psychosocial outcomes. Under the supervision of MSSP/PFI leadership, the MSSP/PFI Public Health Nurse will provide and coordinate a variety of health services to the client; provide services and consultation to seniors and dependent adults including teaching of health practices to prevent illness and promote general health and well-being; provide health education and screening to people in community settings. The current vacancy is in the Aging and Adult Services MSSP/PFI programs and is afull-time, permanentposition with benefits. The position is 40 hours per week from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The work location is 801 Gateway Blvd., South San Francisco, CA 94080, and will include visiting recipients in the community and attending meetings throughout the County. The position requires possession of a class C California driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation (including public transportation), as approved by the appointing authority. The ideal candidate will have: The passion and patience to serve the medically fragile and behaviorally challenged population. A keen awareness of the issues of aging, disabilities, community programming, and diverse cultural groups. The ability to apply cultural humility principles in the relationship with clients, where clients are experts at their own lives and have the right to self-determination. A minimum of two years' experience working with community organizations providing services to older adults and people with disabilities. Strong analytical skills. Exemplary verbal and written communication. Aproven background in building collaborative relationships in the community; Flexibility and ability to adjust interactions with individuals according to the needs of the situation. A sense of humor. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and their families as well as caregivers, intradepartmental, interdepartmental colleagues and community partners. Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required. NOTE:The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess client's health status through history taking, observation and screening tests. Communicate with Primary Care Physician (PCP) or specialist regarding clients' needs and care. Develop care plan including goals and time frames. Follow up Medication adherence and reconciliation visits. Provide Health Education (diabetes, hypertension, etc.). Women's Health. Immunization Clinics. Counsel, teach, and coordinate health and social services provided to client/family. Inform high risk group of resources and make referrals as appropriate. Document services and clients response to services. Participate in defining and addressing community health needs through consultation, recruitment of providers and development of resources. Participate in developing instruction materials. Keep statistical records, write reports. Inform clients regarding medical needs and Medi-Cal. Link clients to medical and dental resources. Participate on a multidisciplinary team. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: California license as a Registered Nurse. California Certificate as a Public Health Nurse. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing, with emphasis on field and clinic activities. Problem solving through nursing process. Technical nursing procedures. Health and social services resources. Collaborative health planning with multi-disciplinary teams. Skill/Ability to: Teach and counsel. Perform technical nursing procedures. Assess physical, psycho-social and nutritional needs. Assess community health needs. Teach and guide other health personnel and volunteers. Motivate people in positive health attitudes and behavior. Work effectively with multi-problem families. Problem solve. Make independent judgments and ability to work autonomously. Assume a leadership role in community health programs. Communicate effectively both verbally and orally. Be culturally sensitive. Be flexible to adapting to a changing environment. Organize communities regarding health matters. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to 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~ Deadline to Apply:June 2, 2020 11:59 PM Application Screening: June 5, 2020 Combined Panel/Department Interviews: June 15, 2020 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.
Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals on a continuous basis to fill entry level Occupational Therapist positions. Therapists may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers or the California Children Services Programs located throughout the County. Occupational Therapist I is an entry level classification requiring no experience. Incumbents in this classification perform a full range of general therapy treatments while developing and learning the skills and knowledge necessary to apply more advanced and/or specialized treatments. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Evaluates, plans and implements treatment including but not limited to the following areas: Self-care including feeding, oral bulbar function, dressing, grooming, bathing, skin inspection and toileting Functional mobility including positioning, transfers, wheelchair prescription and mobility training, topographic orientation, joint motion and muscle function Upper extremity function, including prehension, coordination, range, strength, sensation, pain, joint protection and hand function Adaptive/assistive equipment and splints including prescription, design, fabricating or applying selected orthotics or equipment Home management including energy conservation and work simplification, budgeting, meal preparation, household tasks and group living skills Community skills including shopping, use of transportation, safety, pre-vocational/vocational assessment and work skills, social behaviors, play and leisure pursuits Visual-perceptual ability including visual scanning, figure-ground discrimination, vision, fields, spatial relations and visual-motor integration Motor and sensory/motor development Functional cognition including orientation, attention, memory, analysis discrimination, seriation, organization, categorization, integration, judgement and problem-solving Learns to perform specialized and advanced therapy treatments Explains occupational therapy recommendations to patients and their families and provides patient and family education and training Provides consultation and education relative to therapy treatment considerations Collaborates with other care providers to ensure proper patient treatment and follow-up Secures and returns clinic supplies and equipment and maintains required records and statistics Prepares reports of patient treatment, treatment and discharge, planning and evaluation of treatment services Provides training and work direction to aides, assistants, interns and volunteers Consults with other therapists as needed Minimum Qualifications Certificate: Possession of a current License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Experience: None Required OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Applicants must submit a copy of a valid License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy AND a completed supplemental questionnaire. An application submitted without a valid License or limited Permit and supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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%). 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.
Town of Los Gatos, CA
Los Gatos, CA, United States
Job The Town of Los Gatos is currently accepting applications for the position of Parks & Public Works Facilities Operations Manager . To view the job announcement for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please click on the following link: Job Brochure This is an open until filled recruitment with a first review of applications on December 2, 2019 . All applications received by December 1, 2019 , will be given priority in the screening process. Applicants are encouraged to apply as this recruitment may close at any time after the first review of applications. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an employment application by clicking on "Apply" at the top of this announcement. A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Open Until: Sunday, December 1, 2019 Oral Board Interview: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Department Interview: Week of December 16, 2019 Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The Town of Los Gatos is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five working days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all employees must provide documents that authorize the right to work in the United States. Closing Date/Time: