Contra Costa County, CA
Martinez, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent opportunity for licensed, experienced nursing professionals interested in health care staff development and training. The Department is recruiting for three (3) current vacancies in the classification of Health Services Education and Training Specialist located at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under general direction, the Health Services Education and Training Specialists primary responsibility will be to identify, design, develop and deliver professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation for hospital and health center employees and continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner. Additionally, the incumbent selected will participate in and use evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes; systemically evaluate the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices; and assess education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources. 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 Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices Assesses education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources Identifies, designs, develops and delivers professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation, continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner Responsible for ensuring training and education participation databases are developed and maintained Interacts with, and contributes to the professional development of peers and other health care providers Collaborates with others in the practice of nursing professional development at the institutional, local, regional, state, national, or international levels Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and development particularly in relation to professional practice standards, relevant statutes and regulations, and maintenance of continuing professional nursing competence Demonstrates ethical principles in all professional and leadership activities Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers When assigned to the Wound Care/ Ostomy specialty: Develops, facilitates and coordinates a cost effective ostomy wound care program Develops protocols and practice standards for managing patients with wound ostomy and incontinence care needs Monitors patient outcomes on an ongoing basis; acts as a resource person to nursing staff Serves as a resource person for wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) patient care practices Collaborates with multiple disciplines to design education programs specific to WOC patient care Participates in multidisciplinary patient centered case conferences, and research projects related to WOC, as appropriate Uses a customer-focused approach when collaborating with customers including co-workers, patients, physicians, and staff from community agencies and institutions Maintains data and statistical reports as requested; participates in quality improvement Assumes responsibility to maintain and upgrade professional knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service education program Minimum Qualifications License and Certification Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Education: Possession of a Master's Degree with a major in Nursing or Education from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience performing duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university; and two (2) additional years of experience which included providing in-services to nursing and/or ancillary staff, may be substituted for the Master's Degree Wound Care/ Ostomy Specialty Assignment: Certification Required: Candidates must possess one (1) of specialty certifications: Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN), OR Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN); OR Certified Ostomy Care Nurse (COCN), OR Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) issued by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB). Experience: One (1) year of the required experience must include direct wound care experience as a Registered Nurse. This experience must be within the last two (2) years. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE TO YOUR 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%). 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.
5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
Description: Employment Status: Part-time (.60 Full-time Equivalent), probationary "exempt" position. Work Schedule: Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Occasional evenings and weekends.) First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 2, 2019. THE UNIVERSITY California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. THE DEPARTMENT The Student Health Center provides first aid and basic out-patient care services. We have a full time staff Monday through Friday to care for your needs. First aid is always available during clinic hours to anyone on campus. Please dial 911 for emergencies from anywhere on campus for assistance. We are staffed with Doctors, Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical Assistants, Pharmacists, and Health Educators. Our center has contracted with local lab and X-ray services for our students. Our psychiatric services are limited to psychiatric medication evaluation and management. Under the direction of the Senior Health Educator, the PDC Health Educator assists in the development and implementation of multi-level, evidence-based and planned approach to health promotion and prevention on the Palm Desert campus; Delivers health promotion and wellness programs to students on a variety of health-related topics such as sexual and reproductive health and infection prevention, alcohol and drug use and abuse education, smoking cessation education, nutrition counseling, mental health awareness, stress management, power-based personal violence risk reduction, etc.; hires, trains, supervises, evaluates, and mentors a team of peer health educators; utilizes findings from the American College Health Assessment or other benchmarked surveys to inform health education programming; manages and directs social media outreach and advertising for all PDC health education programming; uses formal and informal organizational structures within the SHC to integrate prevention services with medical and mental health services; consults with senior staff about public health initiatives and crises; coordinates PDC alcohol-related programs, including the administration of online alcohol health education, and participation on the CSUSB Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Committee; builds effective partnerships across campus to collaborate on programming that promotes student health and success; partners with community agencies to enhance health promotion programming and services available to students. In consultation with the health education team, identifies goals for and developing health promotion programs on the PDC SHC to address long and short-term campus health education needs; designs and carries out surveys and other assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, gauge student satisfaction and increase the participation of students in health promotion programming at PDC; identifies outside funding opportunities for innovative programs and oversees preparation of related proposals for grants and contracts awards; disseminates and presents health trends and data to key campus stakeholders. The incumbent carries out other duties as assigned, not limited to, participation in departmental, divisional and campus-wide meetings and committees; engages in professional development. Incumbent will perform other duties as assigned. Education: Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in health education or a related health field. Master's degree preferred. Experience: Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible work experience coordinating and implementing programs and activities promoting student wellbeing, student life, and student success. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to assess needs and establish or recommend program priorities and goals and develop plans to achieve goals; collect, compile, chart, and analyze data pertinent to student wellness program planning; develop educational materials and media such as pamphlets, audio and video materials, and electronic media; present ideas and information accurately, effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing; use computer and web-based information technology systems as a resource for research and providing student wellness programs; maintain confidentiality consistent with applicable laws and regulations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, students, medical, and other health professionals, representatives of the news media, and other community groups. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Monterey County Human Resources
Salinas, California, United States
Position Description RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY Invites your interest for the position of SENIOR GROUNDSKEEPER Salary: $3,823 - $5,218 per month Final Filing Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2020 Exam# 20/70C20/06JA POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Resource Management Agency (RMA) seeks candidates for the position of Senior Groundskeeper. This is the advanced working/ lead worker level in the Groundskeeper series. Incumbents in this classification are responsible for performing grounds maintenance work, training new groundskeepers, and acting as a supervisor in the absence of the Grounds Supervisor. The RMA brings together a range of functions, including Building Services, Planning, and Public Works to ensure safe building construction, plan for the future needs of the County, manage infrastructure, maintain County facilities and grounds, and protect natural resources. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess integrity; flexibility and adaptability; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships; strong oral and written communication skills; an ability to relate well to the public, management and employees at all levels; exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful and effective customer service attitude; and demonstrate good judgment. The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis. Examples of Duties Paramount duties include: Performs typical grounds keeping tasks such as mowing, weed control, pruning and irrigation maintenance as designated by Supervisor, while providing in-field leadership to the crew; communicates with supervisor regarding work by grounds crew in the field. Ensures that crew members are aware of and in compliance with established safety practices and procedures in the field. Participates in the training of employees; evaluates training and development needs. Reports to the supervisor-periodically on route efficiency, work processes and training needs. Assist Supervisor with equipment inspections, maintenance and evaluation for repair, replacement, or acquisition. Provides leadership to the team by determining what improvements can be made to work methods, processes and procedures in the field. Resolves simple, informal complaints of employees and refers others, such as formal grievances and appeals, to the supervisor or an appropriate management official. Intercedes with the supervisor on behalf of the team to inform the supervisor of performance management issues/problems and to recommend/request related action, such as: assignments, reassignments, promotions, and performance appraisals. Assists supervisor with staff training in grounds maintenance and horticultural methods, garden tools, equipment usage and maintenance, and safety practices. Applies fertilizers, insect sprays, weed control chemicals, and pesticides in conformance with state and local codes. Leads the team in repair projects associated with grounds maintenance; conducts inspections of ground maintenance. Provides coverage and assistance for administrative tasks (timecard processing, etc.) in the absence of Supervisor. To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Working Knowledge of: Supplies, equipment, techniques, practices and procedures generally used for grounds maintenance, landscaping and construction, and horticultural maintenance; Grounds maintenance and landscaping methods, principles, procedures and techniques including seeding, propagating, planting, cultivating, fertilizing, and growing of flowers, plants, shrubs, lawns and trees; The proper use and application methods, materials and solutions of various pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and other material compositions to control common garden insects, rodents, weed pests and other grounds maintenance/Landscape uses; quarantine requirements of same; Safe work practices related to the maintenance, repair, operation, and of landscaped and paved areas. Some Knowledge of: Basic practices and techniques in leading a work crew including: Explain team goals and objectives to Groundskeeper staff; assist team in organizing to accomplish work, coach, facilitate, solve work problems, and recommend disciplinary measures as needed. Skill and Ability to: Plan, organize, evaluate, and coordinate daily activities of Groundskeepers. Maintain quality control; Follow written and oral instructions and read and interpret written reports and d1rect1ons; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, co-workers and those contacted through the course of work; Observe safe work practices and procedures; identify, correct or report occupational hazards; Determine grounds maintenance needs; schedule and organize work; train employees in grounds maintenance and horticulture, equipment operation, safe and proper methods and applications of pesticide, herbicide, fungicide materials and chemicals; Maintain cooperative relationships with co-workers and others contacted through the course of work; respond in a positive manner to supervision and attend and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis Examples of Experience/Education/Training Any combination of training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is: Three years of experience in grounds keeping work which included the use of hand and power gardening and grounds keeping tools. Additional Information Required conditions of employment: As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to: Possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment Must possess a California "Qualified Applicators Certificate" for pesticides issued by the CA Department of Food and Agriculture within one year of appointment Incumbent may be required to work weekends, holidays, and irregular hours Successfully pass a background investigation, or modified background investigation Successfully pass a physical evaluation and lift assessment Duties may occasionally involve working in and around a jail facility or other secure areas Benefits: Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing. Notes: Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES Apply On-line! Our Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty Applications may be obtained from and submitted to: Monterey County Resource Management Agency Attn: Julie Aulenta, Associate Personnel Analyst 1441 Schilling Place, 1st Floor, Salinas CA 93901 Email: email@example.com Phone: (831) 755-5014 Fax: (831) 784-5603 The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include: A completed County of Monterey Employment Application Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions All required materials must be received no later than final filing date: Tuesday, June 21, 2020 Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applications that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Monterey County is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5014 . The County of Monterey is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific