County of San Mateo, CA
Redwood City, CA, United States
Description San Mateo County Health's Public Health, Policy and Planning Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Communicable Disease Control Officer to provide oversight and management of the Communicable Disease Control Program, under the direction and authority of the Health Officer. This position reports to and receives direction from the Director of Public Health Policy & Planning. The mission of the Communicable Disease Control Program is to control and prevent the spread of communicable diseases, working closely with the general public, multiple federal, state and academic partners, medical professionals, healthcare networks, epidemiology, immunizations, environmental health, Peninsula Humane Society and San Mateo Mosquito and Vector Control District. The Communicable Disease Control Officer will assist the Health Officer, Deputy Health Officer and Director of Public Health, Policy & Planning in leading a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, highly skilled staff (a manager, nurses, community health workers, communicable disease investigators, etc.) in protecting and promoting the health of residents through routine surveillance, investigation, contact tracing and prevention. Note: This position is classified as a Clinical Services Manager II-Nursing. The Communicable Disease Control Officer provides administrative, public health and clinical expertise, consultation and leadership to the Communicable Disease Control Program. Primary responsibilities include: Provide oversight and management of acute communicable disease investigation, surveillance and control of mandated reportable communicable disease conditions in San Mateo County. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of notifiable communicable disease conditions by providers to CA Department of Public Health via CalREDIE and other legally mandated reporting obligations. Provide timely communicable disease consultation to clinical providers, first responders, other jurisdictions, organizations and agencies regarding public health recommendations. Provide oversight and supervision of communicable disease case/contact and outbreak investigations per the San Mateo County Communicable Disease established public health protocols. Provide clinical guidance and field support to disease investigation staff as warranted. Oversee delivery of preventive clinical services to communicable disease cases and contacts. Provide close integration with/management of surveillance and the office of epidemiology and evaluation. Implement appropriate and timely decision-making and prioritization in response to divergent and emergency situations regarding communicable disease control. Provide leadership and ongoing guidance to public health teams mobilized for urgent communicable disease response activities. Maintain ongoing communication with the Health Officer, Director of Public Health Policy & Planning, and others, to keep them involved and informed. Oversee coordination of communicable disease response activities with medical providers, other public health agencies, jurisdictions, organizations and community groups. Participate in committees, meetings, advisory panels and working groups pertaining to communicable disease control and public health measures. Develop and disseminate critical public health messages including health alerts, exposure notices, advisories and press statements. Provide the Communicable Disease Control Program staff with a standardized orientation to the mission and goals of the program. Provide and oversee communicable disease education and counseling to the general public with appropriate screening and referrals when indicated. Oversee development and maintenance of bilingual communicable disease patient education materials for use by program staff. Maintain and update the San Mateo County Communicable Disease Manual on a regular basis as needed. Oversee Communicable Disease Control Program "Officer of the Day" information, referral and consultation duties. Provide perspective and guidance to staff when warranted. Facilitate technical and informational presentations regarding communicable disease and public health to professional and community groups. Provide and facilitate continuing staff education and professional development regarding emerging communicable disease public health issues. Promote and coordinate public health internships, rotations and preceptorships among staff and students/medical residents from academic institutions. Perform related duties as assigned. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Current California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Current California certificate in Public Health Nursing, as applicable to public health nursing specialization. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Three years of increasingly responsible nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, including at least two years of significant administrative responsibility for one or more of the following: program and budget development, funding, utilization, coordination of community resources or program evaluation. Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety, infection control practices, and current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services. Principles and practices of public administration and program management, including planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting. Laws, codes and regulations governing nursing care and knowledge of County, state and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary nursing and patient care issues. Organizational, personnel and fiscal management within a multi-faceted, community-based nursing program setting. Community resources and public/private services and funding sources, as applicable. Skill/Ability to: Identify and analyze complex nursing and patient care issues and problems. Plan, organize, and coordinate programs and services on a comprehensive, County-wide level that meet community needs for quality patient care and that conform with all prescribed standards. Integrate a variety of activities and services to achieve program goals, objectives, and priorities. Apply principles and techniques of community organization, as appropriate. Speak effectively to diverse audiences, including clinical, professional, civic and citizen groups. Maintain cooperative working relationships with medical care providers, program managers and staff, other agencies and the community; enlist and mobilize community support for programs. Prepare complex and detailed written reports, program policies, procedures and contracts. Train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and San Mateo County 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. 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. 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: July 20, 2020 11:59 PM Application Screening: July 23, 2020 Combination Panel/Department Interview: August 6, 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.
San Joaquin County, CA
Stockton, California, usa
This examination is being given to fill two part-time temporary vacancies in the Public Health Services Department and to establish an eligible referral poolwhich may be used to fill future vacancies. These positions will assist in the County's response to the COVID-19 local health emergency. The positionsare expected to last up to 6 months. Public Health Services Department Location: 1601 E Hazelton Ave, Stockton, CA Department website: www.sjcphs.org Pre-Employment Drug Screening : Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting Online Application submittals for this recruitment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs immunology, microbiology, serology, hematology, DNA, biochemistry and other examinations on blood, tissue, saliva and other specimens for the detection and identification of bacterial, viral and other communicable disease agents. Performs microscopic examinations on a wide variety of substances to detect and identify bacteria, fungi, ova, parasites and other visible organisms. Performs examinations on food, water, and other substances to detect health hazards and/or identify illness causing agents. Accurately reads the results of laboratory tests. Processes and reads hematocrit and/or other specimens in support of clinical and program operations. Prepares slides and cultures; removes fluid, tissue and/or other specimens from animal carcasses for testing. Prepares and packages specimens for submission to other laboratories; identifies and confirms the identity of cultures received from other laboratories. Uses appropriate safety precautions and personal protective equipment as required. Performs proficiency tests on simulated specimens; assists in the research, planning, and evaluation of alternate methods and new testing procedures. Assists with the training of laboratory support personnel. Orders and/or prepares testing media, stains, and reagents and ensures their quality prior to use. Assists with the collection and analysis of laboratory data; keeps records and prepares reports. Reviews professional literature and relays pertinent information. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Certificate : Possession of a valid a Public Health Microbiologist certificate issued by the State of California. KNOWLEDGE Bacteriological, serological, mycological, parasitological, virological, and other microbiological principles; techniques, equipment, and terminology used in the examination of body fluids and tissues, food, and water; safety precautions and procedures appropriate for a public health laboratory; current trends and concepts in public health microbiology; causes and methods of transmission of a wide variety of communicable diseases; principles of epidemiology; how to utilize computers to facilitate standard business activities, including word processing, data entry, and spreadsheet calculations ABILITY Perform a variety of standard and routine public health laboratory tests and examinations; operate and care for laboratory equipment; understand and follow detailed oral and written directions; observe proper safety laboratory precautions and procedures, including universal precautions; use a variety of office equipment, including computer hardware and software; analyze complex situations accurately and take effective action; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of the work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent sitting or standing for long periods of time while working with equipment or operating a data entry device; frequent walking short distances; Lifting -Occasional lifting of 30 lbs. or less; Vision -Constant use of good overall visual capabilities, particularly close focus; frequent use of color perception and hand/eye coordination; frequent reading and/or close up work; Dexterity -Frequent holding, pinching, grasping and writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing and talking in person and on the telephone; Special Requirements -May require working weekends/nights/holidays; occasional overtime; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent concentration and decision-making; occasional emergency situations and public contact; Environmental Conditions -Frequent exposure to noise; frequent risk of exposure to hazardous materials, fumes, poor ventilation, and indoor cold/heat; occasional exposure to variable weather conditions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense. For more detailed information on the County's benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees' Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee's spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children's school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting Online Application submittals for this recruitment. Paper application submittalswill not be considered or accepted. Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must besubmitted onlineto the Human Resources Division beforethe submission deadline. Resumes and paper applicationswill not be accepted in lieu of an online application. ( The County assumes no responsibility foronline applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2020 11:59:00 PM
1 Washington Street, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Description: Customer Services Specialist works independently to provide full range of front desk, and payroll support to the Facilities Development and Operations Department including the receiving and posting of time off, overtime, asbestos and shift pay differential, docks, and key distribution. Maintains accurate data records for all service desk communication forms and telephone lines during regular operating hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled