LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
FILING DATES: 06/20/2018 Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice EXAM NUMBER: Y5590E TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Provides technical guidance to a group of respiratory care practitioners and ancillary personnel performing respiratory care services in an assigned area or on a shift, and provides a full range of respiratory care to patients with severe pulmonary complications. Essential Job Functions Evaluates equipment, supplies, and temporary respiratory care staffing needs following department policies; in the absence of a supervisor, seeks authorization for the attainment of equipment, supplies, temporary staff, and use of overtime as needed to ensure the optimal level of service from a Supervising Respiratory Care Practitioner, or Head Respiratory Care Practitioner, or service manager. Provides technical consultation to physicians in the assessment and evaluation of patients with serious respiratory problems to provide alternative modalities of care. Demonstrates the application of respiratory equipment and techniques to respiratory care, medical and nursing personnel. Observes the quality and quantity of respiratory care services being performed within an assigned area; checks the status of treatment orders and the condition of equipment in use and communicates with nursing and medical personnel concerning such things as interdisciplinary relationships and patient problems. Advises supervisor concerning ongoing personnel, equipment, and supply needs in assigned area. Participates in internal and external transports of patients requiring continuous ventilation. Performs the full range of ventilator care services as prescribed by a physician, including selecting, setting up, and operating a variety of devices such as medication delivery units, humidifiers, positive-pressure breathing machines, and continuous mechanical ventilators in critical care units. Administers complex therapies, such as Inhaled Nitric Oxide (INO therapy), high frequency ventilation, and heliox therapy, and performs Non-Bronchoscopic mini-BALprocedures to provide a non-bronchoscopic method of attaining a sample of bonchoalveolar fluid in the mechanically ventilated patient for the diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP). Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: An Associate's degree* in respiratory therapy from an accredited college -or- a certificate of completion of an approved two-year training program** in respiratory therapy -AND- One year of experience at the level of the Los Angeles County Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner*** administering respiratory care including continuous ventilation to acute patients under medical direction. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A certificate of completion of Advanced Cardiac Life Support training. LICENSE: A California State Respiratory Care Practitioner's License issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. The required license/certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license/certificate will NOT be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS : 3-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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science degree* in Respiratory Care from an accredited college or university. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * In order to receive credit for the degree and certificate under the Selection Requirements and Desirable Qualifications, you must attach a legible photocopy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or a letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. **The two-year training program must be approved by the Respiratory Care Board of California. ***Experience at the level of Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner in Los Angeles County is defined as provides a full range of respiratory care to patients with severe pulmonary complications in critical care areas. Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the required license or certificate to their application at the time of filing or within 15 days of filing online. Depending on area of assignment, positions may require one of the following specialty certifications: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certificate Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certificate Additional Information Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the exam in order to be placed on the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add jsaldana @dhs.lacounty.gov and email@example.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. Eligibility Information: Applications will be process 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 score on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. Special Information: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services. Available Shift: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this 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 Selection 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 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 and 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, e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number 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 application 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. ADA Coordinator Phone: 323-869-7111 California Relay Services Phone: 800-735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Jaquelyne Saldana, Exam Analyst firstname.lastname@example.org (323) 914-7158 Closing Date/Time:
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Spokane, WA, USA
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is headquartered in the City of Spokane, Washington, (pop. 219,000). Spokane is Eastern Washington’s largest city and is located next to the Washington-Idaho border. Spokane has been named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine. Spokane County as a whole, (pop. 523,000), offers outstanding benefits for individuals looking to move to a new area, including excellent recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, and an abundance of higher education offerings and industry base. Spokane County is a business, trade, and cultural center for the Inland Northwest.
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors. Additionally, a 9-member volunteer Advisory Council advises and consults with the Board and the Executive Director in carrying out the purposes of the Washington Clean Air Act and the agency’s mission. The agency’s work includes air quality monitoring, facility and equipment permitting, enforcing federal, state and local clean air requirements, and providing education and outreach programs. The agency operates on a 2020 budget of approximately $3.3 million and has a dedicated 21-member staff who provide administrative/clerical support, air monitoring and forecasting, communications/outreach, compliance, engineering, information technology, and rule writing/SIP planning.
Under the administrative direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads and manages a regional air pollution control authority in accordance with Washington State and federal laws and regulations, along with local regulations and board policies.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental, physical, or natural sciences or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in environmental programs is required, along with 2 years of demonstrated supervisory/management experience. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who is an active listener with a scientific background and experience in environmental regulation and management. A background in air and air quality regulations, and experience dealing with regulatory agencies, especially EPA and other federal environmental agencies, is highly sought.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries. OSDH is seeking a full time Public Health Specialist I providing support to Muskogee County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN 34000063) in state government, located in Muskogee, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $37,181.82, based on education and experience. Position Description: Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following: • Conducts inspections, surveys, and investigations of food establishments, lodging facilities, barber shops, public bathing places, schools, day care centers, nursing homes, hospitals, and other regulated facilities to identify public health hazards or environmental conditions which are detrimental to life and health, monitor state food supplies and products, provide training and technical assistance, and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations; assists in the implementation of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems in food establishments and in verifying implementation. • Responds to complaints concerning food borne illnesses, adulterated foods, food tampering, recalls, insect or rodent infestation, or other issues related to food establishments or the sale of food and food products. • Reviews and acts on various epidemiological reports and complaints, including animal bites, rabies, West Vile Virus and other disease outbreaks; conducts environmental assessments and other surveys related to lodging, public bathing, and barber services; prepares specimens for shipment for West Nile testing; performs inspections for lead contamination and other public health hazards or nuisances. • Provides emergency response services for complaints concerning food borne illnesses, fires in food establishments, accidents involving the transportation of food, incidents concerning food or water contamination, and power outages or natural disasters involving food products; conducts inspections or investigations on an as needed basis including on weekends and at night. • Conducts field tests for chemical sanitizing agents using thermocouples, thermometers, and other evaluative instruments; collects and transports food samples as required to determine adulteration, contamination, sources of pollution, and/or microbiological quality; maintains legal chain of custody to preserve evidentiary requirements. • Directs the embargo and disposal of food products found unfit for human consumption; conducts evaluations to determine imminent hazards to life or health which warrant the closure of a facility. • Prepares records, reports, and correspondence concerning regulatory actions as needed; conducts follow-up inspections and surveys to ensure corrective actions have been taken and that public health hazards are eliminated; testifies at hearings and court proceedings concerning regulatory actions as required. • Provides assistance with developing and implementing county Emergency Response Plans; Provides assistance with county bioterrorism training exercises and serves as a responder in case of terrorist events. Other Duties • Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. • Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Valued Knowledge, skills and abilities Level 1: Required at this level include knowledge of the causes, impact, and prevention of public health problems in regulated establishments; of food microbiology as it applies to preventing food borne illness; of basic epidemiology and chemistry; of mathematical concepts including basic statistical analysis; of food processing techniques such as modified atmospheric packaging; and of rules and regulations governing food establishments; public bathing places, nursing homes, schools, day care facilities or other licensed establishments. Ability is required to conduct inspections and investigations of regulated facilities; to identify the causes of food borne illnesses and related health hazards; to analyze and evaluate environmental and sanitary conditions; to organize work and work independently; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to use computers to organize data and generate reports. Physical Demands & Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; carry light items; driving an automobile. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Occasional in state overnight and weekend travel may be required. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others. Level I: This is the basic level of this job family where incumbents are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status to build their skills in conducting inspections and investigations, performing basic professional analysis, and interpreting state and federal laws. In this role they will, under close supervision, perform tasks involving the evaluation of inspection or survey data and the preparation of technical records and reports, and assist in making recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct public health hazards and provide for consumer protection. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level I: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2): A bachelor's degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection. NOTES NOTES/ REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous