LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
EXAM NUMBER: b5121E JOB TYPE : OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FILING START DATE: 1/31/2020 This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEFINITION: Works in collaboration with physicians and within written guidelines to provide complete physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and episodic disorders. Essential Job Functions Under established Department of Mental Health protocols, reviews and analyzes patient records in order to evaluate the usage of psychotropic drugs and the quality and appropriateness of the care of mental health patients. Assumes ongoing responsibility for each patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery and discharge. Performs psychiatric and physical assessments, including interviewing patients to obtain complete medical histories as well as ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations. Establishes and documents the mental health service plan and prognosis, maintains records of each case that are detailed and complete. Under established Department of Mental Health protocols, initiates drug therapy, assumes responsibility for appropriate dosage, indications, contraindications, side effects and other reactions as well as for therapy when performed prior to consultation with a physician. Participates in policy, procedure and protocol formulation and updates for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner role in collaboration with the Department of Mental Health Chief of Nursing and Chief of Psychiatry or designee. Assumes preceptor roles and other supervision responsibilities for Nurse Practitioner students, Mental Health Counselor, RNs and Psychiatric-Mental Health nursing students as requested. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Completion of an approved Master's level Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner's Program issued by an accredited* college or university. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED : APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS ALL OF THE LICENSES BELOW AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION. An active and current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. An active and current Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. An active and current Nurse Practitioner medication furnishing number issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. An active and current Controlled Substance Registration certificate issued by the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration ( DEA )** 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. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: The required licenses and certificates MUST be current and unrestricted: a provisional, conditional, probationary, temporary, expired, or restricted license and certificate will NOT be accepted. ** Applicant may still be hired even if applicant does not have DEA certificate at time of submission. In such situations, DEA certificate must be obtained within 60 days of employment. Failure to obtain the DEA certificate within the 60 days of employment will result in termination. * In order to receive credit for any college or university course, or any type of college or university degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing to email@example.com Official Transcript is defined as a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. A printout of the transcripts from the school's website is NOT considered official and; therefore, will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete or rejected. The legible copy of official Master's level certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner's Program. Candidates whose educational certificate does not show the specialty must provide a written statement from their educational institution indicating the educational specialty on the university/college letterhead signed by an authorized university/school official. * ACCREDITATION: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: An active and current certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Experience working as a licensed Nurse Practitioner providing mental health care services to patients in a psychiatric setting . SPECIAL INFORMATION: Past and present mental health clients and their family members who meet the selection requirements are encouraged to apply. SHIFT: DAY Appointees may also be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, or holidays. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based on information listed on the online application and the Supplemental Questionnaire at the time of filing weighted 100%. Each candidate's background will be evaluated on the basis of information provided on his/her County of Los Angeles Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire that pertain to the areas of Selection Requirements and Desirable Qualifications. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER 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 this examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application online only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to the applications. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. License, Resume, Official Transcripts, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to firstname.lastname@example.org within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. Education information section must include name and address of school attended, complete dates attended, name of course/s taken, number of units earned, and degree/s earned. Work experience section must include job title, employer name and address, name of work area/facility, actual payroll title held and not the working and/or functional titles, from/to dates of employment including month, day and year, total number of months, total number of hours worked per week - not a range of hours (full or part-time), and complete detailed description of related job duties. If range of hours is provided, experience will be prorated based on the lowest number of hours worked per week. List separately each job experience to be evaluated. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. Utilizing VERBIAGE from class specifications and Selection Requirement serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: 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 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 USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE 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 individual 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 at 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 do not have to be disclosed . DEPARTMENT CONTACT Department Contact Name: Irene San, Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: 213-972-7037 or 213-972-7034 Department Contact Email: email@example.com ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-972-7034 Teletype Phone: 800-735-2922 California Relay Services Phone: 800-735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
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 Community Health Epidemiologist providing support to the Center for Health Statistic Department. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City, 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 based on education and experience. Position Description This position will serves as a community health epidemiologist for the Center for Health Statistics (CHS), acting as subject matter expert on the statistical analysis of community health data; providing technical assistance and training to analysts/epidemiologists, local partners, tribal partners, and other stakeholders. This position will assist in the development of community level profiles, report writing, and statistical analysis for multiple databases that include: hospital and ambulatory surgery discharge data, vital statistics (births and deaths), induced termination of pregnancy (ITOP), and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). She/he will be required to work in partnership with the CDC in all aspects of the BRFSS including: grant application, budget, data collection, data analysis and data reporting. The community health epidemiologist will need to be able to analyze and effectively communicate the results of community level health data. Duties include, but are not limited to: • Provide epidemiologic support, data management and evaluation related to community health data. o Oversee and direct the compiling, statistical analysis, interpretation and reporting of community health surveillance data. o Advise analysts/epidemiologists, local partners, tribal partners, regional districts, community organizations and county health departments on the analysis and utilization of the BRFSS survey data. o Conduct or direct all special data analyses in response to data requests and special studies. o Prepare written reports, scientific articles, educational materials, presentations and summaries of survey projects, with graphics, such as graphs, charts and statistical tables. o Assist with the development and implementation of analytic techniques to answer questions from leadership and stakeholders/partners. • Assist with the planning for CHS Analytic and Dissemination division. • Manage budget related to the CDC BRFSS grant and all contractors involved in implementing the Oklahoma BRFSS. • Serve on various OSDH committees, councils and workgroups. 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. Education and Experience Requirements consist of a Master's in Public health or related Master's level degree, and at least 2 years of experience in public health, specifically analytics involving use of epidemiologic techniques. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of epidemiology methods, statistical analysis; of epidemiological or statistical software; of current epidemiological developments and techniques; and of quality assurance methods for data collection and analysis. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to meet with the public and conduct public information programs; to write technical and non-technical information material; to use a personal computer and applicable software; and to manipulate large databases. Physical Demands and Work Environment This position is set in an office environment and computer based. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. 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. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Health Equity Program Manager position. The department currently has one (1) vacancy in the Office of the Director located in Martinez, CA. Under general direction, the Health Equity Program Manager serves as the manager of the Health Services Reducing Health Disparities (RHD) effort; represents the Health Services Director in RHD matters; plans, organizes and coordinates the Department's reducing health disparities activities; and performs other related work as required. We are looking for someone who is: Able to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with senior management, employees, community members, elected officials, and the general public Able to utilize good judgment and discretion to effectively handle confidential matters A few reasons you might love this job: Never a dull moment! Intermediate to fast paced working environment Will face challenging situations What you will typically be responsible for: Developing, managing, coordinating and monitoring the Department's Health Equity Improvement Plan Representing the Health Services Director in meetings regarding health equity and other issues To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation : August 27, 2020 Typical Tasks Manages the activities of the Reducing Health Disparities staff Develops, manages, directs, and monitors the Department's Reducing Health Disparities Plan Represents the Health Services Director in meetings regarding Reducing Health Disparities and other issues Prepares and presents reports to the County Board of Supervisors and senior management on the progress of RHD efforts Conducts grant seeking activities including contacting foundations and other potential funding sources Prepares or directs the preparation of grant applications, and monitors the accomplishment of grant deliverables, and prepares reports to funding sources Monitors the contract for the Promotoras and African American Health Conductors community outreach workers Leads the Reducing Health Disparities Leadership Team which includes the Health Services Director, Health Services Personnel Officer and Director of Medical Staff Affairs Works with the Health Services Personnel Officer to address recruitment and retention issues related to diversity and disparities Coordinates and assists Division Directors in monitoring the progress and implementation of the RHD Plan Coordinates with the Finance Division and Information Systems to collect and analyze data related to health disparity efforts and recommends corrective action to the Health Services Director Works with community organizations and internal and external stakeholders to address health disparity issues Manages the Department's Population Health Initiative activities Minimum Qualifications Licensed Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in health care administration, public health, nursing, health education, social welfare or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years full-time, or its equivalent experience in a health care organization, public health agency, community program or a related field providing program management and direction and other administrative duties. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in health care administration, public health, nursing, health education, social welfare or a closely related field AND three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent managing, directing and performing other administrative duties in a health care organization, public health agency or community program may be substituted for the master's degree requirement. One additional year of experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE 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. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 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.