Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Senior Public Health Microbiologist position assigned to the Public Health Laboratory located in Martinez, CA; the appointee may be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Senior Public Health Microbiologist is responsible for accurately applying knowledge of accepted scientific techniques, methods, and procedures while performing varied and complex bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological, and parasitological tests. Duties and responsibilities include providing lead direction to technical and non-technical staff; performing tests for which standard procedures have not been established; consulting with supervisor, physicians, and private laboratories in performing tests; making decisions and providing opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits and maintaining quality control records. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of accepted techniques, methods and procedures for making bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological and parasitological tests, including specialized and more complex tests Ability to assimilate training and experience necessary to perform required specialized microbiological tests Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent leadership and training skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, the public and members of the medical profession Excellent oral and written communication skills 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 (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically until vacancy is filled Typical Tasks Performs the more difficult and complex bacteriological, serological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and immunological tests May perform tests for which standard procedures have not been established Acts as lead person over a work group of Public Health Microbiologists and non-technical staff Provides technical lead direction Public Health Microbiologists Makes decisions and gives opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits Consults with supervisor, physicians and private laboratories in performing tests Maintains quality control records for an assigned work group Performs less complex microbiological tests as required Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Registration Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Health. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing varied microbiological and clinical tests, and analysis training as a Public Health Microbiologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science field from an accredited institution may be substituted for one (1) year of clinical lab experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AT TIME OF APPLICATION 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.
State of Nevada
Reno, Nevada, United States
Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, community and home based services, and behavioral and human services to mentally ill, developmentally disabled and/or emotionally disturbed clients in an outpatient, residential, community or similar setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is seeking a Mental Health Counselor II in their Children's Clinical Services (CCS) outpatient mental health program in Reno. Children's Clinical Services provides individual, family and group therapy and case management services to children ages 6 to 18 and their families with mental health and/or behavioral health issues. Children's Clinical Services provides services in the home, office, and community settings. The incumbent will perform mental health evaluations and assessments through interviews with youth, families, support systems, and review of medical records including social, developmental, and medical history; determine strengths, presenting problems, resources, and eligibility for applicable programs and services; identify appropriate interventions. The incumbent will follow established protocols and policy in order to ensure quality and timely services for youth and their families. This position provides individual, family and group therapy. Treatment goals and progress are developed and reviewed in the context of Child and Family Teams. DCFS Children's Clinical Services works within the Nevada System of Care (SOC) and is guided by SOC principles and values. DCFS Children's Clinical Services has an extensive training curriculum that includes opportunities to be trained in Evidence Based Practices. This position will be cross trained to work with Mobile Response and Stabilization. This is a full-time position with a variable work schedule agreement, typically Monday - Friday, with at least one late day (until 7pm.) a week required. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. Closing Date/Time:
1 Washington Street, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Description: San José State University - San José, California POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Subject to Budgetary Approval Department: Psychology Job ID (JOID): 25196 Specialization: Industrial/Organizational Psychology (open specialization) Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track The Department of Psychology at San José State University (SJSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences and affords many opportunities for the study and practice of I/O psychology. Required Qualifications: • A Ph.D. in I/O Psychology or related field by time of appointment; area of specialization within I/O Psychology is open. • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience. Preferred Qualifications: • Commitment to, and demonstrated potential for, teaching excellence and productive scholarly activity • Commitment to seeking external funding to support research-related activities or student learning. • Ability to take an active leadership role in the Department's Master's degree program in I/O Psychology. • Ability to work effectively and lead in governance at the department, college, and university levels. • Previous consulting experience (internal or external). Responsibilities: San José State University is a teaching institution that values mentored research. Teaching responsibilities for this position will include undergraduate and graduate courses in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and, as needed by the department, courses in writing in psychology, statistics, research methods, and introductory psychology. The candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a productive research program and pursue internal and external funding. Student mentoring is valued in our department, and the successful candidate will advise, mentor and support undergraduate and graduate students in their academic, research, and professional pursuits. The candidate will take an active leadership role in the Department's Master's degree program in I/O Psychology, including serving on thesis committees and developing internship and professional opportunities for students. The candidate will also participate in service through membership on department, college, and university committees, and may contribute to interdisciplinary curricular needs or diversity research and issues at the college and university levels. Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting Date: August 13, 2020 Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, a completed Summary of Achievements form, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy (including a summary of student evaluation of teaching when available), research plans, a diversity statement of your experience and/or future plans to promote equity, inclusion, or diversity in our department, and three original letters of reference with contact information by December 6, 2019 to https://apply.interfolio.com/70588 Inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Clifton Oyamot, Chair of Recruitment Committee Psychology Department San José State University firstname.lastname@example.org Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives. San José State University is California's oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley's public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23- campus California State University (CSU) system. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled