Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California (the "County") was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California (the "State"), with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. It is one of the nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County is the ninth most populous county in California, with its population reaching approximately 1,066,096 as of January 1, 2011.

 

 

68 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa Animal Services Department? Contra Costa County's Animal Services Department is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of all people and animals in our community. We prioritize lifesaving as our guiding principal. We will shelter homeless, abandoned and lost animals, work to keep and place animals in safe, caring homes, and provide education and services to enhance the lives of people, their animal companions, and to strengthen the human-animal bond. We are currently looking to add one new Animal Center Technician to our dedicated team. The position will be challenging and fast-paced, but never boring! We are looking for someone who is: A hard worker A great communicator A team player Flexible Willing to learn Able to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment Honest What you will typically be responsible for: Feed and care for animals staying at the shelter Update electronic animal records and photos for the website Maintain inventory of supplies for cleaning, feeding and treating animals Identify symptoms of animal diseases Assist the veterinarian with treatment of animals Clean animal kennels, corrals and holding facilities Greet, direct and assist shelter visitors Intake animals brought into the shelter by the public A few reasons you might love this job: You will be helping animals and people in the community You may be able to advance in a career path You will work on a cohesive team with passionate individuals A few challenges you might face in this job : You will be required to perform euthanasia You will work in a busy, high stress workplace You do not always have control of the outcome of the animals you are helping You may need to assist challenging people Competencies Required: Decision Making : Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Environmental Exposure Tolerance : Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability : Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus : Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress : Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management : Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Listening : Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication : Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing : Communicating effectively in writing Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity : Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace To read the complete job description, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License 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 high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: Appointees must successfully complete an initial period of training conducted by a licensed Veterinarian in the proper technique of humane euthanasia within nine (9) months of hire. Background Requirements: Must be able to successfully pass a thorough background investigation. Desirable Qualifications: Euthanasia training RVT License or previous experience as a vet assistant Volunteering at an Animal Shelter Previous experience interfacing with the public Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Multiple Choice Test: Candidates will be evaluated on necessary knowledge and skills that may include: safety focus, handling stress, professional integrity and ethics, self-management, written communication, and customer focus. TENTATIVE DATES Online Multiple Choice Test: June 15 - 21, 2020 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 26, 2020
Full Time
The Position 3% additional COLA effective July 1, 2020 Bargaining Unit: Management-MgmtClasses, Classified & Exempt The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office is seeking to add two (2) talented individuals to serve as key members of its dynamic Labor Relations team. Self-motivated analysts who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are inspired to solve problems, and who have a strong work ethic are encouraged to apply. Under general direction of the Labor Relations Manager-Exempt, Labor Relations Analysts represent the County in administering provisions of County Memoranda of Understanding and act as staff specialists performing specialized labor relations activities within a comprehensive labor/management program. Labor Relations Analyst II's are responsible for exercising sound judgment in providing labor relations advice to operating departments and participate in contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, departmental training, and other labor relations responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is: Meticulous, analytical and solution-oriented in all aspects of Labor Relations Has a solid understanding of interpreting and applying labor laws with minimal supervision Able to use shrewd judgment in decision making A professional individual who can effectively represent the County in routine and controversial situations Possesses strong written and verbal persuasion skills Able to communicate and maintain relationships with many types of people and personalities Organized and self-motivated with the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple assignments to meet strict deadlines A few reasons you may love this job: You will be part of the County Administration Team which provides a great viewpoint of the County and how local government works You will work with a group of outstanding and caring professionals who work hard and are recognized for doing so Every day is different and you will learn all the time, from the best people You will be working in a newly-constructed modern workspace and office A few reasons you might find this job challenging: You will be working in a fast-paced environment involving time constraints and other external pressures Frequent and often complex change, which can take time to fully implement You will need well-honed political savvy and a solid understanding of your role in the organization What you will typically be responsible for: Exercising sound judgment in providing labor relations advice to operating departments Participating in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, arbitration preparation, training and other labor relations duties independent of ongoing supervision Representing the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public Investigating grievances, conferring with employees and labor representatives, researching facts and past practices, making recommendations and/or assisting with resolution, and negotiating settlements and last chance agreements Conducting research on positions and issues including costing management and labor proposals, evaluating alternatives, preparing and writing contract language Responding to and resolving employee and employee representative inquiries in a courteous manner The ideal candidate will possess: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources, labor relations, organizational development, industrial psychology or closely related field. Juris Doctorate is preferred. Four (4) years of full-time experience or its equivalent professional labor relations experience including experience in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration and grievance dispute resolution. Experience in the public sector is preferred. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required education. Competencies Required: Professional Integrity & Ethics - Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Delivering Results - Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Political & Organizational Savvy - Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Professional Impact - Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Legal & Regulatory Navigation - Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations 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 ORAL EXAM: Week of July 27, 2020 Typical Tasks Counsels and advises managers and supervisors regarding issues governed by collective bargaining agreements; interprets Memoranda of Understanding, County Ordinance provisions, and Personnel Management Regulations Serves as a member of the management team during contract negotiations and participates in all aspects of labor negotiations; keeps related records. May act as chief spokesperson on meet and confer issues or sub-committees Represents the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public Investigates grievances; confers with employees and labor representatives, researches facts and past practices and makes recommendations and/or assists with resolution; negotiates settlements and last chance agreements Provides departments with advice and guidance in preparation of pre-disciplinary and disciplinary memoranda/letters Assists with arbitration proceedings, researches and determines facts, confers with legal staff, briefs witnesses for hearings, prepares formal documentation and implements resolutions Implements or assists in the implementation of negotiated agreements and arbitration awards Prepares and presents, or assists in the presentation of discipline appeal cases to the Merit Board or hearing officer Conducts research on positions and issues including costing management and labor proposals, evaluates alternatives, recommends solutions, prepares and writes contract language Prepares costing exhibits such as graphs, charts, tables, and summaries of economic implications of labor and management proposals Develops and implements training programs on labor relations topics Evaluates trends, practices and patterns in labor relations, analyzes data, prepares reports and documentation, recommends modifications to programs, policies and procedures and maintains accurate information, documentation and records Responds to and resolves employee inquiries in a courteous manner and provides information within the area of assignment Performs a variety of special projects relative to assigned responsibilities May assign and/or direct the work of subordinate level Labor Relations Assistant Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources, labor relations, organizational development, industrial psychology or closely related field. Juris Doctorate is preferred . AND Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience or its equivalent professional labor relations experience including experience in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration and grievance dispute resolution. Experience in the public sector is preferred. Education Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required education. Selection Process 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. 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weight 100%)The process will include a structured panel interview. The results from the structured interview will result in a list of candidates to be forwarded to the CAO's Office for consideration. The CAO's Office may conduct additional interviews before a final selection is made. 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 identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 26, 2020
Full Time
The Position 3% additional COLA effective July 1, 2020 Bargaining Unit: Management-Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Are you a journey-level or advanced-level administrative assistant or office clerk considering career opportunities in central administration or labor/employee relations? This may be the opportunity you've been looking for! Contra Costa County's Labor Relations Division is seeking candidates to fill a Labor Relations Assistant vacancy. Labor Relations Assistant is a specialized, para-professional classification assigned to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Labor Relations Unit in the County Administrator's Office performing a wide variety of technical and clerical activities including routine confidential union contract administration matters and maintaining an extensive electronic and paper filing system. The incumbent will support the County Administrative Office and the Labor Relations staff. We are looking for someone who is: A multi-tasking professional team player who efficiently tracks timelines and meets deadlines Extremely organized and able to work in a fast-paced, confidential office environment Excellent in providing administrative support to multiple professional staff members Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Publisher; Adobe Acrobat skills are desirable Customer-service oriented and results driven A few reasons you may love this job: You will be part of the County Administration Team which provides a great viewpoint of the County and how local government works You will work with a group of outstanding and caring professionals who work hard and are recognized for doing so Every day is different and you will learn all the time, from the best people You will be working in a newly-constructed modern workspace and office A few reasons you might find this job challenging: You will be working in a fast-paced environment with time constraints and deadlines You will have a variety of responsibilities requiring multi-tasking and providing support to a number of Labor Relations Analysts and Managers You will be providing customer service to a wide variety of internal and external customers and colleagues What you will typically be responsible for: Communicating with a number of Unions, County Departments and Human Resources Staff Maintaining calendars and assisting in scheduling meetings Handling routine County-wide confidential union contract issues Providing support to a number of Labor Relations Analysts and Managers Maintaining accurate computer files for a large number of Labor Contracts using Microsoft Word and Excel The ideal candidate will possess: An Associate's Degree or completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university Two (2) years of full-time experience in a para-professional, administrative assistant or senior level clerical position with a Human Resources Department or operating department administrative services unit, preferably supporting Labor Relations functions in the public sector. Competencies Required: Attention to Detail - Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Customer Focus - Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Integrity & Ethics - Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Using Technology - Working with electronic hardware and software applications 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 one year. EXAM DATE: Remote Written Exam: June 15, 2020 - June 19, 2020 Typical Tasks Technical/Operational: Participates in the negotiation process by assisting and providing information and organization for Labor Relations Negotiators. Represents the Labor Relations Unit in communications with employee organizations, other County departments, government agencies, and the public. Plans and organizes conferences and meetings. May attend grievance meetings; takes notes and/or documents, prepare written communications setting forth the results of grievance meeting. Prepares accurate and professional reports and presentations on a variety of topics Composes routine board orders, memos, and letters Develops and maintains tracking systems of various bargaining unit negotiations, including proposals, meeting notes, costing and other statistical information, tentative agreements, meeting schedules/dates. Updates, publishes, and distributes bargaining unit representatives reports regarding temporary employees, confidential employee listing, etc. Coordinates all aspects of revising, printing, and distributing Memoranda of Understanding for the employee organizations. Develops and effectively utilizes resources in completing assignments. Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and keeps abreast of changes in the labor relations field as appropriate. Clerical: Provides routine information to County employees and managers and to union representatives regarding labor relations matters. Maintains Labor Relations calendars and assists in scheduling meetings between the Labor Relations Unit, County departments and employee organizations. Researches and prepares in rough or finished form, data for inclusion in correspondence or reports. Composes and types letter on routine matters regarding the administration of union contracts, grievance processing, and contract compliance issues. Answers and handles incoming telephone calls and makes referrals as required. Maintains a variety of alphabetical files referencing a variety of labor relations activities and subject matter areas. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of an Associate's Degree or completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university. AND Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience in a para-professional, administrative assistant or senior level clerical position with a Human Resources Department or operating department administrative services unit, preferably supporting Labor Relations functions in the public sector. Selection Process 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. 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. Remote Written Exam: May include multiple-choice questions, software use questions/simulations, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weight 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 identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: May 29, 2020 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Quality Management Program Coordinator position assigned to Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) located in Martinez, CA. The incumbent will oversee healthcare quality improvement projects for the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP), will work with Quality Department leaders to design and implement quality initiatives primarily towards the Medi-Cal population, will sustain and develop the Population Health Management Program, and will represent the Health Plan in leadership and improvement committees. We are looking for someone who is: Able to adapt to different working scenarios and engage with different working styles Able to coach and develop others by supporting, stretching and expanding their capabilities in Quality Improvement Customer focused by attending to the needs and expectations of customers Able to manage and strategize improvement in complex organizations A few reasons you might love this job: Opportunity to work in an integrated system Conduct and implement meaningful work that impacts the community Opportunity to work with a great team What you will typically be responsible for: Analyzing data to identify areas for improvement and producing reports utilizing NCQA Accreditation standards Designing and implementing improvement projects in coordination with CCHP providers and stakeholders Maintain and develop our Population Health Management Program 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: June 10, 2020 Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees the quality management program to meet organizational goals as well as the requirements of consumers and regulatory and accrediting agencies Leads analysis of available data, and seeks new sources of data, to evaluate program functions and identify opportunities for improvement Serves as a critical link in the identification and resolution of quality of care issues affecting member satisfaction Works with the medical, nursing and support staff to ensure compliance with program standards and requirements Provides education and technical support in developing, implementing, and maintaining quality improvement activities Manages the creation and maintenance of provider-specific quality improvement profiles to be used for quality improvement purposes Develops and maintains relationships and effective communication with staff in order to facilitate problem identification and resolution Coordinates completion of annual descriptions, evaluations and revisions to the quality management program Participates as a member, chair, or ad hoc member of committees Supervises quality management department staff Makes recommendations regarding the need for staff, space or other resources Participates in policy and procedure development and implementation Identifies, interprets, communicates, and monitors compliance to the quality of care mandates by the federal and state government, and other health care monitoring and accrediting organizations Reviews subordinates work performance and determines conformance to recognized standards Additionally, when assigned to the Contra Costa Health Plan : Manages all aspects of annual Medi-Cal Accountability Set and CAHPS member satisfaction survey data collection and reporting Ensures accurate and timely design, implementation and reporting of all California Department of Health Services required Performance Improvement Projects Ensures compliance in quality matters for Medi-Cal and commercial product lines. Contributes to the annual Quality Management Program Description, Work Plan, and Program Evaluation May manage the Health Education and Cultural & Linguistic Services programs Responsible for implementation and functioning of Population Health Management program. Additionally, when assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center : Coordinates collection of data monitoring, assessment and measure of organizational performance by use of aggregate data, analysis and reports this along with recommendations to the Division's Administrative Team Assists in the management of the daily operations and functions of the Safety and Performance Improvement unit Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the organization's continuous quality improvement initiatives and activities, including training and team consultations Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with organization-wide divisions and members of the medical staff to ensure interdisciplinary performance improvement, open communication and the sharing of patient care improvement information Consults with professional staff to design and monitor patient care improvement projects which includes guidance in research, metrics development, statistical analysis and reporting Additionally, when assigned to the Mental Health Division : Chairs the Division's Quality Improvement Committee Coordinates collection of data monitoring, assessment and measure of organizational performance by use of aggregate data, analysis and reports this along with recommendations to the Division's Administrative Team Coordinates policy and procedure development and implementation Coordinates and monitors risk management activities Ensures accurate and timely design, implementation and reporting of all California Department of Mental Health-required quality improvement projects Coordinates External Quality Review Organization and Statement Department of Mental Health reviews of services Maintains the Division's quality improvement manual in accordance with regulatory agency standards, and state and federal laws Minimum Qualifications Education : Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, behavioral science, business administration, public health, health care administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years performing quality measurement or quality improvement activities in a health care or managed care setting or community mental health system. Substitution: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in one of the above noted fields plus two (2) years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the Master's degree. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED SELECTION PROCESS 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. 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. 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%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Director, Public Health Laboratory Services - Project Position (COVID19) Contra Costa Health Services is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve in the capacity of Director of Public Health Laboratory Services with responsibility for the overall administration of microbiology and medical laboratory services of the County's Public Health Division. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! This project position is exempt from classified service and work in State and/or Federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. The position is located in Martinez, CA. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: Have strong knowledge of and experience in microbiology principles and practices Be an effective manager with skills in directing plans and operations, employee supervision, data gathering and analysis, and fiscal oversight Be tuned in to cutting-edge technology, including use of whole genome sequencing, bioinformatics, and molecular testing methodologies Easily develop partnerships and work collaboratively with public and private stakeholders and coworkers Be a proven problem solver, team builder, and strategic thinker Possess excellent organizational skills and be skilled at identifying best practices Be mindful of Public Health trends and emerging infections Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs the activities and staff of the public health laboratory Coordinates the work of the laboratory with other division and department programs Determines types of tests and analyses to be made Evaluates laboratory methods and procedures Performs research for the purpose of testing and evaluating laboratory methods, devising new procedures and simplifying existing tests Supervises the training of laboratory personnel Provides instruction in special procedures to staff Evaluates personnel performance Supervises maintenance of equipment Serves as resource and technical consultant to local physicians, local clinical and hospital laboratory personnel and health department staff Reviews difficult tests and analyses Makes presentations to community groups on matters relating to public health laboratory services Determines capital and equipment needs Prepares laboratory budget estimates Identifies, assesses and develops alternative revenue sources for public health laboratory programs Assists in the preparation of grant applications Develops contract service plans and negotiates contracts for diagnostic services Prepares administrative and technical reports Promotes the development of reliable laboratory services in the community Ensures compliance with all State and Federal regulations governing Public Health Laboratories. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's will be accepted during the application process. Certification Required: Possession of a valid Public Health Microbiologist Certificate issued by the State of California. Either: Education: Possession of a Masters degree from an accredited college or university in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time (or its equivalent) experience as a certified microbiologist in a public health laboratory including at least two (2) years which must have involved directing laboratory operations and supervising subordinate staff. Or: Held a position as a Laboratory Director or meets the qualifications of a "Laboratory Director" under regulations defined at 42 CFR 493.1443, published March 14, 1990 or be qualified under CA State law prior to February 28, 1992 to direct public health laboratory. Selection Process SELECTION PROCESS: Application Filing: Candidates are required to submit a letter of interest with their resume and a comprehensive response to the supplemental questionsto COVID19HIRING@CCHEALTH.ORG . Applications received without the required documents will be eliminated from the process. Interview: Following a review of the applications, a select group of the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Describe your professional background and experience relevant to this position with emphasis on managing laboratory programs. Include the name of employer/agency, number of years of employment service, total budget and number of employees in the programs you have supervised. Describe your experience in evaluating the effectiveness of laboratory methods and procedures. Describe your technical/consultant experience working with physicians, clinical and laboratory personnel in a health services agency.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. 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. For applications received 05/18/2020 - 06/07/2020 TENTATIVE ORAL EXAM DATE: 7/14/2020 Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports Minimum Qualifications License 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 United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, OR successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, OR possession of a valid certificate from a California P.O.S.T. approved Basic Academy, (Note: Candidates currently enrolled in a California Basic P.O.S.T Police Academy with an anticipated graduation date within 120 days of application date are eligible to apply; candidates must have successfully completed the P.O.S.T Basic Police Academy prior to appointment). Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which may include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (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
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff-Recruit will attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($7,036-$8,981). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. 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 Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department Minimum Qualifications License 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 United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which may include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process 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. P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) : Candidates that possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the PELLETB. The PELLETB is a multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank written examination designed to measure reading and writing ability. Applicants are given 2.5 hours to complete the PELLETB, which contains five sections: Spelling (applicants select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options); Vocabulary (applicants select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options); Clarity (applicants select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options); Reading Comprehension (applicants read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content); and CLOZE (applicants use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains blanks/missing words). For a preparation guide please visit https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf . ( Note: If you have previously taken the PELLETB with Contra Costa County, or another agency, within the last 12 months AND achieved a T-Score of 48 or higher, you may submit your T-Score in lieu of taking the exam again. Candidates must submit a copy of their examination results AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION ) . (Candidates MAY NOT retake the PELLETB within 30 days of previously taking the examination) ( Qualifying ) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%) . TENTATIVE EXAM DATES: (For applications received 05/18 - 06/07/2020) PELLETB/Physical Agility Exam: 07/11/2020 Oral Exam: 07/14/2020 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
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 07, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($5,153 - $6,114) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 05/06/2020 - 06/05/2020 Tentative Typing Assessment: 06/16/2020 - 06/17/2020 Tentative Performance Exam: 07/4/2020 - 07/6/2020 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License 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 high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 07, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $71,584.80 - $84,940.04* *As of July 1, 2019 $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 (2020-2021) $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) ( 20% pay increase over 4 year period) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 05/6/2020 - 06/05/2020) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 06/16/2020 - 06/17/2020 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License 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 high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Apr 28, 2020
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking qualified individuals interested in the Ultrasound Technologist I positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under clinical direction, the Ultrasound Technologist I performs a variety of routine ultrasound imaging procedures in the diagnosis of diseases and study of malfunction of organs; assists physicians in related ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) and Health Centers; and performs related duties as required. We are looking for someone who is: Able to understand and follow written and oral instructions Able to work tactfully, sympathetically, and effectively with various types and conditions of patients with minimum supervision Able to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality A few reasons you might love this job: Never a dull day! Intermediate to fast paced working environment Will face challenging situations What you will typically be responsible for: Performing diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Operating a variety of diagnostic ultrasound equipment Applying high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation 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: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, breast, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, pelvic and obstetrical examinations May perform pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects and operates ultrasound and ancillary equipment and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; prepares, instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Performs first aid as necessary May assist in training ultrasound intern/residents and other ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures May participate in Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans instruments and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls Maintains accurate records as directed Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Substitution: Proof of graduation from an accredited ultrasound training program and eligibility for the RDMS examination may be substituted for the required certification. Incumbents must successfully pass the RDMS examination within six (6) months of hire. 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 eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Apr 18, 2020
Full Time
The Position Open Until Filled Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The Contra Costa County Public Health Division of the Health Services Department is recruiting for a Public Health Mobile Clinic Operator to be assigned in various School-Based Clinics in Contra Costa County. The successful candidate will drive and operate a mobile health clinic van to locations as scheduled. The incumbent will provide routine to difficult patient services by assisting medical staff with patient coordination and responding to inquiries regarding health care services and clinic policies. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Safely operate a motor vehicle Effectively work as a team member with professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to drive and operate a motor vehicle Effective communication skills to provide excellent customer services Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Please visit this link http://cchealth.org to learn more about the services in the Public Health Clinic Services. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE(S): Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically until vacancy is filled Typical Tasks Drives mobile health clinic vehicles to locations according to established schedule Interviews patients to obtain necessary information for registration and billing as required; reviews personal, financial and insurance details with patients; explains available coverage plans Registers patients for appropriate health services Assists medical staff with patient coordination and monitoring flow of patients Oversees patient waiting areas at mobile clinics Provides assistance and support services to patients and clients Responds to patient inquiries regarding health care services and clinic policies, procedures and service availability Inputs patient admitting, registration and billing information into electronic records systems following established guidelines and procedures Operates standard office equipment Secures vehicles in established parking areas Picks up and stocks supplies for clinic vehicle operation (i.e. rubber gloves, forms, etc.) Performs routine safety checks; identify vehicle maintenance needs Manages vehicle's waste water systems including dumping at waste water facilities Refuels vehicle, inspects condition of vehicle and reports maintenance needs Keeps interior of vehicle clean and orderly Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. proficiency, or high school equivalency certificate. License Required: Possession of a valid State of California Class B Driver's license with Air Brakes Certification. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience driving a vehicle for a professional service or agency with responsibility for providing customer service. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Applicants are required to submit a completed Supplemental Questionnaire and a copy of their California DMV Driver Record issued no earlier than February 1, 2019 at the time of application. Visit www.dmv.ca.gov to obtain your Driver Record. The report should be scanned and attached to the on-line application. An application submitted without the Supplemental Questionnaire and Driver Record will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Apr 10, 2020
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking two (2) qualified individuals interested in the Mental Health Program Chief positions for the Behavioral Health division. One vacancy will be responsible for providing overall management and coordination of operational, clinical, and administrative activities for programs Division-wide which will include: child and adolescent services, transitional aged youth services, adult and older adult services, and alcohol and other drug services. The second vacancy will plan, organize and coordinate information technology and data management systems to support optimum decision-making and service deliver. This will include the management and analysis of electronic health record, billing, and performance data. Both vacancies are located in Martinez, CA We are looking for someone who is: Able to utilize modern practices of management and supervision Able to adapt to different working scenarios A few reasons you might love this job: Never a dull day! Intermediate to fast paced working environment Will face challenging situations What you will typically be responsible for: Program planning, program development, and policy-making activities towards target population(s) Negotiates and manages Mental Health contracts 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: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Provides overall program and policy direction Provides both management supervision and professional direction to subordinate managers, supervisors and staff Conducts program planning/program development and policy-making activities for the provision of services to target population(s) Develops interagency services agreements and negotiates and manages contracts Estimates budgetary requirements and acts as cost center manager for program affairs Makes recommendations regarding the allocation of available funds for both Country-operated and contract agencies Coordinates service program activities with the services of other public and private agencies concerned with the mentally disabled population Prepares requests and justifications for new positions and participates in the interview and selection process of professional and medical personnel Conducts program evaluations and oversees performance outcome studies Reviews and interprets proposed legislation and assures administrative compliance with applicable Federal and State laws regulations May review requests from facilities seeking designation as "5150" receiving/treatment facilities and makes recommendations regarding approval/denial of these requests to the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health and Board of Supervisors May coordinate the development and implementation of training for medical personnel at "5150" receiving/treatment facilities, Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department and local police agency personnel Ensures that services are provided in accordance with quality management standards May coordinate disaster plan activities for mental health services, including Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD) Represents the Department with constituency groups such as client advocates, family alliances, legislation representatives, and professional organizations Prepares a variety of reports and correspondence for division administration as required Provides staff assistance to the Mental Health Commission May act for the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health for Behavioral Health Division in the latter's absents relative to area expertise May coordinate training programs for the Behavioral Health Division Provides and promotes excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers. Minimum Qualifications License 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; AND Possession of one of the following professional licenses: either (a) a current valid unrestricted license as a Psychologist issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology; or (b) a valid license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences; or (c) a valid license as a Marriage and Family Therapist issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major in psychology, social work, counseling or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time post-licensure experience, or its equivalent, providing mental health services to the seriously and persistently mentally ill, two (2) years of which must have included administrative responsibility for mental health programs/services and the supervision of subordinate staff. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required Master's degree. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED SELECTION PROCESS 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. 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. 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%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Concord, CA, USA
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Initiates and proofs correspondence for manager's signature Composes draft correspondence, memoranda and other written materials based on knowledge and understanding of departmental activities Prepares and assists in the preparation of reports, recommendations and other written material by researching information, compiling and organizing content and performing or coordinating clerical work essential to their preparations Develops and prepares or directs the preparation of agenda and notices of meetings and other information for committees, boards and other groups Attends meetings and takes detailed minutes for transcription and distribution. Develops, maintains, and revises filing and record systems requiring knowledge of technical and program information Assures that accurate indexing and record controls are in place to expedite efficient retrieval Pulls appropriate file/referenced material upon receipt of incoming correspondence Identifies and combines related documents and correspondence and may have authority to make decisions on records maintenance with little or no direction form the manager Handles a wide variety of correspondence which may require knowledge of policies or procedures and develops non-standard responses requiring research May have authority to initiate independent correspondence with little direction or review by manager Screens telephone calls and visitors by asking pertinent questions to determine whether manager needs to be notified and then handles those determined to be routine May interrupt to inform manager that an important call or visitor is waiting May act as a representative for the manager on occasion and provide a summary of the proceedings from meetings May have authority to make specific pre-agreed upon decisions at meetings on behalf of the manager May review and manage incoming mail with responsibility for sorting, screening and routing May have access to confidential information which, if used indiscriminately, could result in embarrassment to the manager, legal action, loss of political advantages or loss of revenue or grant funds Maintains the manager's appointment calendar and schedules meetings under general guidelines May have discretion to screen meetings and make referrals Prioritizes appointments and protects free time for the manager Schedules follow-up material for manager requiring some knowledge of programs and policies Relieves manager of administrative and office detail May requisition supplies and maintain records of expenditures Acts as lead secretary, providing direction to subordinate clerical personnel on specific assignments Performs other clerical tasks as assigned
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
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.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit The Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture is recruiting to fill a couple of Pest Detection Specialist - Project vacancies with primary responsibility to deploy and service detection traps to determine presence of specific exotic, non-endemic pests. Positions are seasonal and dependent on State contract funds. Incumbents may be exposed to chemicals, plant/animal diseases or poison oak, chemical and agricultural odors, and various weather conditions and climate. Full job description can be found on the Contra Costa County website under Human Resources. Typical Tasks Identifies basic fruit trees and vegetable/plant species that are hosts for specific insect pests Identifies specific target pests that are caught in detection traps Organizes effective trapping routes in an efficient manner Deploys and services insect detection traps according to State guidelines Works with various insect traps that contain insect food lures, pheromone lures and pesticides Draws neat and accurate maps of trap locations Reads and utilizes simple diagrams and maps efficiently Maintains legible and accurate records and prepares reports Works within close proximity and with large quantities of insects Works safely around dogs, stinging insects, and allergic plants Performs basic mathematical calculations Assists with surveys to detect plant pests and diseases Complies with laws, regulations and professional practices governing agricultural programs Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships Manages time efficiently to complete assigned tasks Communicates effectively and tactfully with home and property owners, coworkers, supervisors and the general public Operates assigned vehicles safely Works independently to assess situations for risk and responds in a safe and effective manner Performs other work as required which may include the use of pesticides when assigned to Pest Management Programs Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Valid out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position, submit an application onlinefor consideration.Please feel free to contact the Executive Secretary at (925) 608-6600 if you have any questions regarding this position. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): 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. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Telemetry Unit Assignment: Certification : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Gastroenterology unit (GI) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Assignment: Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a CCCRMC approved Crisis management and prevention certificate. Ambulatory Care or Detention Assignments: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements and Certifications: All ambulatory care specialty clinic and Detention assignments require training to perform standardized procedures in accordance with Board of Registered Nursing guidelines including successful completion of training and competency requirements and preceptorship for each applicable procedure, and specialty. AFI/NST (Amniotic Fluid Volume Assessment and Non-Stress Heart Rate) Monitoring Clinics must possess and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Hematology/Oncology clinics and Infusion Center require within six month of hire to be in possession of a valid chemotherapy provider card certification issued by the (ONS) Oncology Nursing Society, annual education related to oncology and demonstrated competency. Within 12 months of hire and every 12 months while employed perform three (3) chemotherapy starts and administer three (3) chemotherapy pushes every year.Must take and complete an ONS education class every two (2) years.' Public Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Behavioral Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, medical facility or detention obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years, six (6) months of which must have been in the Mental Health area. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Emergency Medical Services Assignment: Experience: Requires two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in an Emergency Department obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Contra Costa Health Plan Assignment: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience : Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint, pharmacology exam, and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 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. 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. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a senior PeopleSoft HCM Information Systems Programmer/Analyst (ISPA) IV in the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) located in Martinez, CA; this is not an offsite/remote position. This position is an advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Programmer/Analyst series. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Work in a team environment, providing expert technical and programming support for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) system. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Resolve complex HCM application issues in areas that include implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development and support of the HCM system. Create and provide technical and written documentation. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: PeopleSoft HCM (North America Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits Administration, MSS/GSS) version 9.0 or higher, SQR, Oracle SQL Developer,PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM),PeopleTools, MS Office. Creative problem solving/strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems. Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills. Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, take initiative, and work well under pressure. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam: Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation Continuous. Please note: Contra Costa County is not able to consider third party applicants or candidates requiring H1B sponsorship at this time. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support, and implementation projects Provides information and guidance on applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques, responds to questions, and assists in reviewing work products Evaluates and assesses client needs, identifies and recommends resources (including staff, equipment, and materials) and sets project priorities Monitors and tracks projects by comparing estimates to the actual times and costs and reports on progress or problems encountered on application development or enhancement Prepares specifications for an enhancement or new application Develops applications that meet the specifications provided Prepares and presents project progress reports for assigned work units or committees, identifying problems and issues and recommending solutions Prepares project descriptions, cost estimates and justifications for new or enhanced system modifications Accurately implements assigned tasks, both oral and written, within estimated times and costs Participates in the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; installs or upgrades software applications; and troubleshoots hardware and software related problems Participates in or oversees quality assurance procedures for information systems services and reviews new vendor software for compliance with established standards Provides technical assistance to system customers in accordance with the applicable work unit's policies, procedures, methods and techniques Meets with customer(s) to discuss and document requests for service Prepares and presents the information system solutions to business problems Proficient in using various software productivity tools required to support the work unit's systems Performs a variety of analysis duties in the design, implementation and maintenance of management information systems or applications Installs and maintains platform-specific application software and computer hardware Creates test data and performs necessary tests to validate the accuracy of expected results Accurately codes new, or modifies existing programs Prepares and maintains accurate documentation of work performed Provides customer training for applicable software applications. Develops user training manuals, develops written standards and procedures, and updates and maintains user training manuals as needed May prepare requests for proposals for vendor services May attend and participate in professional group meetings and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information systems Minimum Qualifications Information Systems Programmer/Analyst IV: Education: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science or information processing or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming and/or systems analysis, at least one year of which must have included programming responsibility. Substitution for Education: Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process 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. 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 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%) 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit The Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture is recruiting to fill a couple of Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Specialist - Project vacancies. The Glassy - Winged Sharpshooter Specialist is distinguished from the Pest Detection Specialist class in that they are routinely involved in the inspection of nursery stock at wholesale and retail nursery establishments. They are distinguished from the Agricultural Biologist series in that they are not State licensed and do not inspect quarantine plants and goods. Positions are seasonal and dependent on State contract funds. Incumbents may be exposed to chemicals, plant/animal diseases or poison oak, chemical and agricultural odors, and various weather conditions and climate. Full job description can be found on the Contra Costa County website under Human Resources. Typical Tasks Inspects nursery shipments for the presence of Glassy - Winged Sharpshooter life stages Identifies basic fruit and vegetable species that are hosts of specific insect pests Identifies specific target pests that are caught in detection traps Reads road maps and organizes trapping route in an efficient driving route Draws neat and accurate maps of trap locations Keeps legible records and prepares reports of work accomplished Deploys and services insect detection traps according to State guidelines Interacts with property owners and co-workers in a tactful and professional manner Operates assigned vehicles and works in a safe and courteous way Manages time efficiently to complete daily tasks Does other work as required Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's Licenses. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position, submit an application onlinefor consideration.Please feel free to contact the Executive Secretary at (925) 608-6600 if you have any questions regarding this position. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position - EXTENDED - Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit THIS IS A PERIODIC CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT WITH APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: April 16, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Medical Assistants to assist providers and nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care clinic setting within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers. Positions are assigned in Ambulatory Care health centers located in East, Central and West County. Certified Medical Assistants perform routine, uncomplicated nursing tasks that do not require in-depth clinical knowledge or independent judgment. Duties include assisting providers with examinations and procedures; documenting patient care and services in medical records; checking for completed billing form on each patient; measuring, recording and reporting patient vital signs, reviewing patient rosters to facilitate clinic flow; and communicating with waiting patients when the provider's schedule is delayed. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Effectively work as a team member and communication skills Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Evaluation of Training and Experience : Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Reviews provider roster of patients for the day and helps to facilitate clinic flow Monitors the status of patient arrivals, no shows and walk-ins and communicates information as necessary Communicates with waiting patients when provider schedule is delayed compared to appointment time Measures, records and reports patient vital signs, height, weight and preliminary medical information in accordance with clinic policy or provider preference. Completes all necessary intake paper work prior to patient visit with provider; i.e. intake stamp, consents, billing forms etc. Prepares patient and room for examination based on purpose of visit Assists provider with examination and procedures as necessary Performs simple tests, procedures and dressings etc. in accordance with Health Center policy as directed Documents patient care and services in medical record as appropriate and checks for a completed billing form on each patient Uses routine equipment in the assigned clinics and performs quality controls as required by clinic policy. Stocks work area with necessary supplies and equipment. Monitors for broken or malfunctioning equipment and communicates problem as appropriate. Makes patient appointments, processes associated information, communicates with appointment unit as required Acts as an intermediary between patients and other departments regarding necessary services when requested Takes messages and other critical information for providers during assigned clinic times Instructs patients regarding how to access services within the system Assists in emergency care situations as directed Attends staff meetings as scheduled Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: A valid certificate from a state accredited Medical Assistant Program or a Certified Medical Assistant certifying organization approved by the Medical Board of California and a current CPR certificate. Experience: Six (6) months of full time experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND COPIES OF CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process 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. 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. 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%) 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Health Services Department of Contra Costa County is currently recruiting individuals interested in Charge Nurse employment opportunities. Most assignments are located at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center, Martinez, California. Other assignments are in ambulatory care clinics and public health centers at various locations throughout the County and at the Detention Facilities in Central and West County. Charge Nurses are responsible for maintaining and advancing quality patient care standards on an assigned unit or in a clinic. They serve as a resource for subordinate nursing staff on clinical issues and provide daily direction while managing their own patient assignments. Charge Nurses participate in the interview and selection of new staff, evaluate the performance of subordinates and prepare staffing schedules. Typical Tasks Serves in a lead capacity during an assigned shift in a hospital unit, health center or detention facility Assesses patient needs, unit resources and activity level and delegates patient care assignment based on competency of subordinate nursing staff Monitors appropriate completion of patient care documentation Acts as a patient advocate Assesses performance of subordinate staff Investigates and directs patient care issues to appropriate persons for follow-up Provides input to the nurse manager on staffing needs, policies and procedures Prepares staffing schedules on hospital units, prepares patient acuity information for the next shift and for reporting to the nursing office Assists in educational needs, assessment of subordinate staff and recommends training Participates in the Quality Management Programs and other committees as required Enforces safety measures and takes corrective action as necessary Provides direct patient care as needed Serves as a resource to subordinate nursing staff for problem solving and decision making Conducts meetings and disseminates information under direction of Nurse Program Manager Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support certification (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of employment all applicants: (A) Must successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County. (B) When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department security clearance. Experience: Acute Care and Specialty Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which must have been in the specialty area. Ambulatory Care Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, or medical facility for family practice clinic appointments. Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Reference classification description for a list of specific qualifications required for specialty assignments Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted . To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement. 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (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.