County of San Benito

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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide assessments, treatment planning, and counseling for Substance Abuse Program clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; to perform prevention activities designed to prevent alcohol and drug abuse in the County; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a fully experienced Substance Abuse Counselor classification. Incumbents have responsibility for providing a variety of substance abuse counseling services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of counseling techniques. REPORTS TO Substance Abuse Program Administrator CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, jails and community settings to develop client centered service plans Conducts assessments of clients with substance abuse concerns Develops treatment plans for clients; provides outpatient counseling on an individual/group basis to assist clients in understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them May work with clients' families to secure their cooperation in programs Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary Prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and counseling programs Develops recommendations to mitigate client problems and follows-up with clients and their families to assess progress Performs crisis intervention Maintains records and prepares reports for State and local agencies Conducts community substance abuse prevention programs for targeted groups, such as school children. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of experience working in substance abuse counseling and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of or ability to obtain a Certificate as a Certified Addiction Specialist. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of : Psychological and social aspects and characteristics of substance abuse. Drugs and drug abuse patterns, alcoholism, and the physiological effects of drug abuse and alcoholism. Methods and techniques for conducting assessments of individuals' substance abuse problems. Approved principles and practices of psychological counseling and group therapy. Available community resources for substance abuse services. Requirements and needs of persons with seriously substance abuse problems. State and local laws, policies, and procedures governing the administration of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs, especially those pertaining to an individual's legal rights. Ability to : Assess substance abuse problems and develop services to meet client problems, working and consulting with clients and other professional staff. Conduct effective individual and group counseling related to substance abuse problems and recovery. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Communicate effectively with people from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Explain complex and technical terminology and concepts in an understandable and non-threatening manner. Establish and maintain a variety of personal and administrative records, clinical documentation, and related materials. Effectively represent the Substance Abuse Program in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government organizations. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 16, 2019
Full Time
THIS IS A CONTINUOUS POST AND MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I Under direction of the Behavioral Health Director or Management Designee, the Quality Improvement Supervisor-I plans, coordinates and evaluates a variety of service delivery systems and program activities within the Quality Improvement Program of the County Behavioral Health Department. The Quality Improvement Supervisor-I provides support in the evaluation of the work produced by professional, paraprofessional staff and other support personnel. The Quality Improvement Supervisor-I may plan for and perform a variety of administrative work functions associated with ensuring appropriate utilization of the type and quantities of behavioral health services. DEFINITION - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, plans, organizes, manages, evaluates and supervises the activities that ensure the quality of client care and over-all quality/effectiveness of major programs within the County Behavioral Health Department; assigns and evaluates the work of multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel, may plan and provide a variety of direct client behavioral health services, performs a variety of administrative work functions associated with ensuring fiscally sound utilization of behavioral health services; serves a primary role in the completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects; serves as the departments Compliance Officer; serves as a liaison for the department with contracted direct service providers, community, regional, or State agencies DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I This is an entry level, middle management position (MEG) position in the Quality Improvement Supervisor series that works in a support role for the implementation of the Quality Improvement functions required in the operation of the Behavioral Health Department. The Quality Improvement Supervisor-I provides assistance with the administration of the quality improvement and compliance plan of a major department with multiple programs that include mental health and substance abuse branches. The Quality Improvement Supervisor-I assists in maintaining the quality of both staff and program performance and workload standards. The primary focus is to ensure the that the work produced within the Behavioral Health Department is in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, utilization review and overall services and programs quality improvement in Behavioral Health. The Quality Improvement Supervisor-I is distinguished from the Quality Improvement Supervisor-II, as an entry level position in the series and does not assume overall management authority over the Quality Improvement activities and operations within the Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Program. As the Quality Improvement Supervisor-I is the first level in the Quality Improvement Supervisor series, an individual that occupies this position is expected to have the aptitude to learn and implement under direction, the regulations and laws to maintain the Behavioral Health Departments compliance. Additionally the Quality Improvement Supervisor-I in the support role should have the ability to perform tasks as delegated that require the use of Excel, basic math calculations and the construction of reports requiring the assembling of and organization and interpretation of behavioral health services data utilized for program evaluation and analysis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II This is middle level management position with primary responsibility for the administration of the quality improvement and compliance plans of a major department with multiple programs that include mental health and substance abuse branches. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of both staff and program performance and workload standards. This classification requires strong management and communication skills as well as problem solving skills and the ability to participate effectively in decision-making processes. This classification also requires a high degree of professional knowledge in the areas of mental health and substance abuse treatment/support services, federal and state laws and regulations related to MediCal and Medicare reimbursement and program operations. REPORTS TO - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I Behavioral Health Director or Management Designee REPORTS TO - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II Director of Behavioral Health CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED - QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I/II This classification has no direct supervisor responsibility of specifically assigned staff, however the responsibilities of the position requires review and analysis of the work produced by professional level, paraprofessional, other support personnel and the service programs within which these staff provide services. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, homes, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I (The following is used as a partial description and does not exemplify the full scope of all duties required.) Supports in the review of client admission data and clinical documentation to ensure compliance with County and State regulations and policies relating to medical necessity and case documentation Reviews case records for the inclusion of required documentation components. Supports in the development of training for staff and contract providers on regulations, policies and procedures, code of conduct, documentation requirements, etc. Participates with department staff in utilization review and quality improvement meetings. Supports with the evaluation of financial status of inpatients at contractor inpatient facilities to identify appropriate lengths of stay, medical necessity and payer sources. Supports with the posting and reconciliation of all payments from all payer sources for inpatient physician services and bed day charges. Records MediCal and Medicare payments, cutbacks and denials. Prepares or supports in the preparation of comprehensive reports related to program operations and activities. Works on the design, implementation and completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects. Support the responsibilities of compliance as identified in the department's Compliance and Quality Management Plans. Ensures the adherence to and fulfillment of the responsibilities of the department as described in the department's Annual Quality Improvement Plan. Responds to requests for information and assistance. Under supervision and with direction assists in the preparation for various state and federal program audits to ensure department compliance with MediCal and Medicare regulations. Supports with monitoring overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including contracted service providers/programs, methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives. Supports in filing MediCal updates. Operates a computer and updates files, records. Other duties as assigned QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Reviews client admission data and clinical documentation to ensure compliance with County and State regulations and policies relating to medical necessity and case documentation: when appropriate interviews clients, significant others, and consults with outpatient professional staff, and contract provider staff regarding client diagnoses, medical necessity, length of treatment and case documentation. Reviews case records and assesses for appropriate levels of care, aftercare and discharge planning. Represents the County in disputes with contract providers over appropriateness of treatment plans and length of stay in care. Advocates on behalf of the County with contract provider staff for appropriate client care. Provides training for professional, paraprofessional and contract provider staff on information about utilization and documentation requirements. Facilitates and participates with department staff in utilization review and quality improvement meetings. Evaluates financial status of inpatients at contactor inpatient facilities to identify payer sources; posts and reconciles all payments from all payer sources for inpatient physician services and bed day charges; records MediCal and Medicare payments, cutbacks and denials. Prepares comprehensive reports related to program operations and activities Works in a primary staff role in fulfilling the responsibilities for the design, implementation and completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects Fulfills the responsibilities of the Compliance Officer as identified in the departments Compliance Plan Ensures the adherence to and fulfillment of the responsibilities of the department as described in the department's Annual Quality Improvement Plan Responds to requests for information and assistance Assists in the preparation for and participates in various state and federal program audits to ensure department compliance with MediCal and Medicare regulations Monitors and evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including contracted service providers/programs, methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing upon Director approval changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Files MediCal updates Operates a computer and updates files, records Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I Professional experience in a multidisciplinary community based program which includes experience in quality management, program evaluation, quality improvement and /or experience in the production of reports requiring basic math, assembly of data and work with Excel. AND A Masters or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course works in social work, human services, clinical psychology, nursing, public administration, or a degree in another similar area of subject matter as those previously identified. License or Certificate: Possession of one of the following issued by the State of California is desirable, but not essential: Pre-licensed or Licensed Clinical Psychologist Pre-registered or Registered Nurse Pre-licensed or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Pre - licensed or licensed Marriage Family and Child Counselor QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II At least three years of licensed professional experience in a multidisciplinary Behavioral Health program which includes experience in administrative management and /or clinical supervision that demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities. AND Completion of academic coursework and training as defined in Title IX for the California Administrative Code in one of the following: Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited school; Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work; Master's degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Psychology, or Counseling from an accredited school. Registered Nurse, meaning a person licensed as a registered by the California Board of Registered Nursing. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT II Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California class C driver license. Possession of one of the following licenses issued by the State of California: Clinical Psychologist; Registered Nurse; Clinical Social Worker; or Marriage Family and Child Counselor. Supplemental Information: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR I Knowledge of: Previous Knowledge of Quality review/quality assessment principles, practices, methods and techniques are desirable but not essential for the Quality Improvement Supervisor-I entry level but the candidate should possess the aptitude to understand, learn and apply the laws and regulations as related to the operations of a Behavioral Health Department. Cultural, socio-economic and language factors that affect service delivery to ethnic populations Basic training and employee development principles and practices Basic mathematics and basic computer applications and techniques Ability to: Work collaboratively with program managers and staff Promote and support quality management initiatives and operating systems Collect, interpret and evaluate data Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines, and policies and procedures governing behavioral health programs and services Prepare concise, logical oral and written reports and explain policies, procedures and recommendations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Prepare and maintain accurate records Operate standard office equipment, utilize various software programs relevant to the responsibilities of the position Operate a motor vehicle; assist in the establishment of program goals and objectives and evaluate their attainment, train, evaluate and motivate staff QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISOR II Knowledge of: Quality review/quality assessment principles, practices, methods and techniques Pertinent laws and regulations regarding health and social service programs, including guidelines pertaining to reimbursement of health care services Federal, state and county regulations and policies pertaining to utilization review Laws and regulations pertaining to client's legal rights Basic pharmacology and and the utilization of prescription drugs for treatment: Methods and procedures of admissions, discharges, and client care in outpatient and acute care psychiatric settings Principles, practices, and techniques of psychotherapy and psychiatric casework and substance abuse treatment Social aspects, attitudes, characteristics and behaviors of mental illness, emotional disturbances and addiction to drugs and alcohol Current developments in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Community resources available to mental health and substance abuse programs Cultural, socio-economic and language factors that affect service delivery to ethnic populations Basic training and employee development principles and practices Basic mathematics and basic computer applications and techniques. Ability to: Review and interpret healthcare documentation, including interpretation of clinical data and medical terminology pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and medication Ascertain facts through examination of records Collect, interpret and evaluate data Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines, formulate policies and procedures, rationalize and project consequences of decisions, and /or recommendations Establish and maintain effective relations with clients, the general public, contract providers and personnel at all organizational levels Prepare concise, logical oral and written reports and explain policies, procedures and recommendations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Prepare and maintain accurate records Operate standard office equipment, utilize various software programs relevant to the responsibilities of the position Operate a motor vehicle; assist in the establishment of program goals and objectives and evaluate their attainment, train, evaluate and motivate professional and support staff. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR FULL TIME AND TEMPORARY EXTRA HELP POSITIONS Under supervision, to learn to supervise the custody, rehabilitation, health care, safety, security, and daily living activities of juvenile wards in the County Juvenile Hall; to learn to counsel wards and monitor progress in meeting counseling objectives; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER I This is the entry and trainee level in the Juvenile Institution Officer class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision to learn the methods and procedures of caring for and counseling juvenile detainees. Incumbents are expected to complete P.C. 832 Training and gain the proficiency necessary to advance to the Juvenile Institution Officer II within one year of initial employment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER II This is the experienced level in the Juvenile Institution Officer class series. Incumbents are expected to perform a wide range of assignments on a work shift with minimal direction and supervision. This class is distinguished from Juvenile Institution Officer I by the fact that incumbents are expected to perform the full range of assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. REPORTS TO Supervising Juvenile Institution Officer, Juvenile Hall Superintendent CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to climb, stoop, crouch and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; reach and lift objects above shoulders; physical ability to sustain extra physical effort for a substantial period of time and restrain detainees; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office and outdoor environments; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to blood borne pathogens; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER I Learns to plan, organize, and supervise a program of work, study, and recreation for a group of delinquent or emotionally disturbed wards in the County Juvenile Hall; Monitors daily activities of juvenile wards; learns to supervise and instruct juveniles in work and leisure activities, including housekeeping chores and personal hygiene; Learns to conduct individual and group counseling sessions, developing goals and objectives to modify wards' behavior; maintains good discipline among wards; Assists wards with gaining insight into themselves and their relationships with others; Monitors wards' progress in meeting objectives of counseling plans; Makes visual checks of wards for security and/or health purposes; Reads logs, incident reports, and memos; Enters information in logs, recording observations and information on wards' behavior, attitude, appearance, interests, and skills; May assist Probation Officers with the development of treatment plans for wards; Learns to admit and release wards and process requisite paperwork; Serves as building and grounds security officer, performing maintenance and custodial work as required; Supervises visitor activities; Remains alert for potential problems and takes measures to reduce tension and avoid violence; Participates in training; May prepare and serve meals; May be required to perform emergency medical care; May dispense medicine to wards; Learns to plan, organize, and participate in the recreational activities of wards; Conducts room and body searches. JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER II Plans, organizes, and supervises a program of work, study, and recreation for a group of delinquent or emotionally disturbed wards in the County Juvenile Hall; Monitors daily activities of juvenile wards; Supervises and instructs juveniles in work and leisure activities, including housekeeping chores and personal hygiene; Conducts individual and group counseling sessions, developing goals and objectives to modify ward's behavior; Maintains good discipline; Assists wards with gaining insight into themselves and their relationships with others; Monitors wards' progress in meeting objectives of counseling plans; Makes visual checks of wards for security and/or health purposes; Reads logs, incident reports and memos; Enters information in logs, recording observations and information on wards' behavior, attitude, appearance, interests, and skills; May assist Probation Officers in the development of treatment plans for wards; Admits and releases wards by processing paperwork; advises wards of legal rights; Contacts parents, Probation Officers, law enforcement personnel, and others as required; Serves as building and grounds security officer, performing maintenance and custodial work as required; Supervises visitor activities; Remains alert for potential problems and takes measures to reduce tension and avoid violence; Participates in training; May prepare and serve meals; May be required to perform emergency medical care; Dispense medicine to wards; Plans, organizes, and participates in the recreational activities; Conducts room and body searches; May be delegated special projects or assignments as needed, May serve as a Supervising Juvenile Institution Officer when delegated. Typical Qualifications: JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER I Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience in supervising or counseling youth is desirable. Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of at least 15 semester units of course work at an accredited college or university in the behavioral sciences (i.e. psychology, sociology, social work, counseling) or criminal justice areas. (Substitution: Six months experience working with adults or juveniles in an institutional setting providing custodial care or providing counseling to youth and/or adults in either a group or one-on-one setting.) Completion of advanced level course work in sociology, psychology, behavior sciences, or a closely related field is highly desirable. JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER II Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: One year of experience in supervising or counseling youth comparable to a Juvenile Institution Officer I with San Benito County. Completion of advanced level course work in sociology, psychology, behavior sciences, or a closely related field is highly desirable. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Completion of P. C. 832 Training. Completion of STC Core Course. Possession of or ability to obtain valid First Aid and CPR certificates. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of the functions and procedures of the County Juvenile Hall. Behavior problems of juveniles. Basic knowledge of principles and techniques of individual and group counseling. Functions, policies, and procedures of the County Juvenile Hall and California Youth Authority Standards. Care and custody of juvenile wards. Health and personal hygiene methods. Individual and group counseling techniques. Behavior modification techniques. First Aid and emergency medical practices and procedures. Psychodynamics and physical manifestations of chemical dependency. First Aid and emergency medical practices and procedures. Ability to: JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER I Learn the psycho-dynamics and physical manifestations of chemical dependency. Learn the policies and procedures of a Juvenile Hall operations. Learn behavior modification techniques. Learn to apply counseling and treatment techniques in working with juveniles. Apply the methods, procedures, and practices used in the care, custody, and detention of juveniles. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Learn to counsel, discipline, and control the actions of detainees. Recognize health and behavioral problems in juveniles. Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations. Deal tactfully and courteously with people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Exercise good judgement in handling potentially hostile situations. Learn to effectively represent the Juvenile Hall in contacts with the public, other County staff, and other law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Drive an automobile to transport wards. JUVENILE INSTITUTION OFFICER II Apply the methods, procedures, and practices used in the care, custody, and detention of juveniles. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Counsel, discipline, and control the actions of detainees. Recognize health and behavioral problems in juveniles. Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations. Apply the methods, procedures, and practices used in the care, custody, and detention of juveniles. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Counsel, discipline, and control the actions of detainees. Recognize health and behavioral problems in juveniles. Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations. Deal tactfully and courteously with people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Exercise good judgement in handling potentially hostile situations. Drive an automobile to transport wards. Effectively represent the Juvenile Hall in contacts with the public, other County staff, and other law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Tue. 05/28/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to serve as primary coordinator, providing a variety of administrative support for an assigned County Department Head and Department; to perform administrative, staff, and office management duties; to perform difficult, complex, and specialized office support, information gathering, information preparation, and public relations assignments; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the first level in the Department Secretary class series. Incumbents provide a variety of administrative, staff, and office management support for an assigned County Department. They report directly to a Department Head. Successful performance of responsibilities requires detailed and specialized knowledge of the operations and policies of the Department to which assigned. The assignments and responsibilities of Department Secretary I and Department Secretary II are very similar. Positions are allocated based upon the scope of delegated responsibilities, the scope of operations of the Department in which a position is assigned, department size, and the level of lead and supervisory responsibilities delegated to a position, and the number of staff supervised. Department Secretary I's are allocated to the smaller County Departments. II This is the second level in the Department Secretary class series. Incumbents provide a variety of administrative, staff, and office management support for an assigned County Department. They report directly to a Department Head. Successful performance of responsibilities requires detailed and specialized knowledge of the operations and policies of the Department to which assigned. The assignments and responsibilities of Department Secretary I and Department Secretary II are very similar. Positions are allocated based upon the scope of delegated responsibilities, the scope of operations of the Department in which a position is assigned, department size, and the level of lead and supervisory responsibilities delegated to a position, and the number of staff supervised. Department Secretary II's are allocated to the larger County Departments. REPORTS TO I An assigned County Department Head or other management staff. II An assigned County Department Head. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is a class which may possibly be assigned lead work or full supervisory responsibilities. If a position is assigned full supervisory responsibilities for two or more full-time, regular positions, it should definitely be allocated to the Department Secretary II level. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Serves as primary administrative staff support for a County Department Head and Department; performs a variety of office management, administrative support, and fiscal support assignments; performs public information and relations assignments, including receiving office visitors and telephone calls, providing comprehensive information about policies, functions, and procedures; may assist the public with application and permit procedures, including preliminary review of material submitted to support applications; assists with the development and control of the Department budget; maintains and tracks a variety of fiscal and budget control journals, documents, and reports; prepares and submits activity reports and reports required by other government agencies; maintains and submits payroll documents and records; establishes and updates information retrieval systems; prepares purchasing documents and facilitates purchasing procedures; gathers, organizes, and summarizes a variety of data and information; performs special projects and prepares reports; prepares correspondence and informational materials; may coordinate preparation and submission of grants; prepares agenda materials for meetings; operates computers, maintaining and updating files and databases; generates computer reports; performs word processing; may have lead worker responsibilities for other staff. II Serves as primary administrative staff support for a County Department Head and Department; performs a variety of office management, administrative support, and fiscal support assignments; performs public information and relations assignments, including receiving office visitors and telephone calls, providing comprehensive information about policies, functions, and procedures; may assist the public with application and permit procedures, including preliminary review of material submitted to support applications; assists with the development and control of the Department budget; maintains and tracks a variety of fiscal and budget control journals, documents, and reports; prepares and submits activity reports and reports required by other government agencies; maintains and submits payroll documents and records; establishes and updates information retrieval systems; prepares purchasing documents and facilitates purchasing procedures; gathers, organizes, and summarizes a variety of data and information; performs special projects and prepares reports; prepares correspondence and informational materials; may coordinate preparation and submission of grants; prepares agenda materials for meetings; operates computers, maintaining and updating files and databases; generates computer reports; performs word processing; may have lead worker or full supervisory responsibilities for other staff Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I At least three years of responsible work experience performing a variety of administrative and office support work, including substantial experience in a public contact position. II At least four years of responsible work experience performing a variety of administrative and office support work, including substantial experience in a public contact position. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: I County and Department policies, rules, and regulations. Laws, rules , and regulations affecting the assigned Department's operations and programs. Establishment and maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Modern office management methods and procedures. Budget development and control. Public and community relations. Purchasing methods and procedures. Account and statistical record keeping. Proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Personal computers and software applications related to administrative support work. Principles of lead direction and work coordination. II County and Department policies, rules, and regulations. Laws, rules, and regulations affecting the assigned Department's operations and programs. Establishment and maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Modern office management methods and procedures. Budget development and control. Public and community relations. Purchasing methods and procedures. Account and statistical record keeping. Proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Personal computers and software applications related to administrative support work. Principles of lead direction, work coordination, and supervision Ability to: I Perform a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative support work for an assigned Department and Department Head. Interpret, explain, and apply a variety of County and Department policies, rules, and regulations. Provide lead direction and work coordination for other support staff, as assigned. Work with considerable independence and initiative while exercising good judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of data and information. Provide support for maintenance and control of a Department budget. Prepare clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Prepare public relations and informational material. Take and transcribe notes of dictation and meetings. Use a personal computer and software for word processing and administrative support work. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, representatives of other agencies, and other County staff when explaining the functions and policies of the Department where assigned. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative support work for an assigned Department and Department Head. Interpret, explain, and apply a variety of County and Department policies, rules, and regulations. Provide lead direction, work coordination, or supervision for other support staff, as assigned. Work with considerable independence and initiative while exercising good judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of data and information. Provide support for maintenance and control of a Department budget. Prepare clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Prepare public relations and informational material. Take and transcribe notes of dictation and meetings. Use a personal computer and software for word processing and administrative support work. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, representatives of other agencies, and other County staff when explaining the functions and policies of the Department where assigned. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Tue. 05/28/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 11, 2019
Full Time
DEFINITION I Under general direction, to learn and perform initial client interviewing and service intakes; to learn procedures and develop and facilitate client services and case management plans; to recommend assignment of cases to professional staff; to provide paraprofessional and treatment support services for County Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Clients; and to do related work as required. II Under general direction, to perform initial client interviewing and service intakes; to develop and facilitate client services and case management plans; to recommend assignment of cases to professional staff; to provide paraprofessional and treatment support services for County Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Clients; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and basic in the Mental Health Case Manager class series. Incumbents learn methods, procedures, and policies and perform basic assignments in providing direct and support services working with individuals, couples, families, or groups, as appropriate. This classification is distinguished from Mental Health Case Manager II in that Mental Health Case Manager I's perform many assignments in a training and learning capacity and work under closer supervision. II This is the fully experienced advanced level in the Mental Health Case Manager class series. Incumbents have responsibility for providing direct and support services working with individuals, couples, families, or groups, as appropriate. Incumbents are required to have previous case management experience and expertise. This classification is distinguished from Mental Health Case Manager I in that Mental Health Case Manager II's are expected to provide a broader array of client support services on a more independent basis. REPORTS TO I/II Deputy Director, Mental Health, Mental Health Director, or Substance Abuse Program Administrator CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS I/II Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS I/II Work is performed in office, clinic, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Learns and performs basic assignments in the conduct of initial intake interviews for an initial appraisal of client needs and program eligibility; develops recommendations for assignment of clients to professional staff; meets with individuals, families, and groups to provide case management and support services related to an assigned program or service area; provides support in clinic and community settings; assists with the development of program services and functions; provides some basic counseling services under appropriate guidance; communicates with, listens to, and observes clients in individual/group counseling sessions; obtains information to assess clients' needs; formulates case management and service plans, evaluating client progress; prepares and maintains case records and documentation; facilitates client services by providing assistance in securing a variety of support services; may assist with development and implementation of specialized prevention and recovery support activities, including support groups, parenting education, life experience activities, and supported independent living, recreation, and work experience; provides support services including office support and receptionist services, as needed; works with individuals to facilitate access and use of community resources; maintains records of services provided as required State and Federal regulations and Department policies; may develop treatment plans and provide services in collaborative team efforts; assists other staff with support, office, transportation, and other program related activities; performs crisis interventions, as needed. II Conducts initial intake interviews for an initial appraisal of client needs and program eligibility; develops recommendations for assignment of clients to professional staff; meets with individuals, families, and groups to provide a variety of case management and support services related to an assigned program or service area; provides support in clinic and community settings; assists with the development of program services and functions; provides some basic counseling services under appropriate guidance; communicates with, listens to, and observes clients in individual/group counseling sessions; obtains information to assess clients' needs; formulates case management and service plans, evaluating client progress; prepares and maintains case records and documentation; facilitates client services by providing assistance in securing a varietyof support services; may assist with development and implementation of specialized prevention and recovery support activities, including support groups, parenting education, life experience activities, and supported independent living, recreation, and work experience; provides support services including office support and receptionist services, as needed; works with individuals to facilitate access and use of community resources; maintains records of services provided as required State and Federal regulations and Department policies; may develop treatment plans and provide services in collaborative team efforts; assists other staff with support, office, transportation, and other program related activities; performs crisis interventions, as needed. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Completion of college courses in a behavioral or social science area, including, but not limited to Addiction, Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Child Care, Social Work, Counseling, and related fields. Some previous work experience in providing case management services is highly desirable. II Completion of college courses in a behavioral or social science area, including, but not limited to Addiction, Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Child Care, Social Work, Counseling, and related fields. One year of responsible experience in providing case management services comparable to a Mental Health Case Manager I with San Benito County. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: I Principles, procedures, techniques and trends related to counseling, therapy, and guidance of individuals, groups, and families in mental health programs and/or alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs. Interviewing and client assessment techniques. Crisis intervention methods and techniques. II Principles, procedures, techniques and trends related to counseling, therapy, and guidance of individuals, groups, and families in mental health programs and/or alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of mental health and behavioral problems. State, Federal, and local laws, regulations, and requirements for the provision of counseling services. Alcohol and drug treatment and detoxification methods and issues, as necessitated by area of assignment. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other community resources. Interviewing and client assessment techniques. Crisis intervention methods and techniques. Ability to: I Interview clients for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services, developing initial assessments regarding program eligibility and client needs. Perform mental health and/or alcohol and drug abuse recovery support services with individual clients and groups, as assigned. Learn, apply and explain Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations governing mental health and/or alcohol and drug programs and services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive case work records and make sound recommendations. Develop and implement client case management services. Effectively counsel clients, groups, and families. Maintain the confidentiality of case information. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unusual client behavior. Effectively represent the County Mental Health Department or Substance Abuse with the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. II Interview clients for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services, developing initial assessments regarding program eligibility and client needs. Perform a variety of mental health and/or alcohol and drug abuse recovery support services with individual clients and groups, as assigned. Apply and explain Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations governing mental health and/or alcohol and drug programs and services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive case work records and make sound recommendations. Develop and implement client case management services. Effectively counsel clients, groups, and families. Maintain the confidentiality of case information. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unusual client behavior. Effectively represent the County Mental Health Department or Substance Abuse with the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/24/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 10, 2019
Full Time
DEFINITION Under general direction, to perform a variety of complex accounting, fiscal analysis, and auditing in the preparation, maintenance, and analysis of County/Department fiscal records and financial transactions; to provide direction and coordination for fiscal support and payroll staff; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the experienced journey level in the Accountant class series. Incumbents perform a variety of complex accounting and auditing work requiring substantial knowledge and background. Incumbents may be assigned to special work areas as dictated by the needs of the County and the Auditor's Office. This class is distinguished from Accountant I by performing a wide variety of more complex fiscal management and analysis work and exercising some responsibility in the coordination of a fiscal management area. It is distinguished from Accountant III in that Accountant III's are assigned full supervisory responsibility for other professional Accountants. REPORTS TO County and/or Department supervisory management staff, as assigned. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Incumbents provide work direction and coordination for fiscal support staff and payroll staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Performs complex accounting work in the establishment and maintenance of County fiscal records Maintains a variety of ledgers and journals Reviews fiscal records to ensure proper disbursement of funds Maintains and balances revenue information Oversees employee insurance administration Audits financial records and prepares information for final audits Prepares a variety of financial reports and statements Assists with the development and control of budget information May oversee and coordinate payroll functions Performs special financial analysis assignments Coordinates balancing of cash accounts with the banks and other responsible County departments Coordinates posting of journal entries Reconciles problem accounts Oversees contract administration Provides work direction, coordination, and training for fiscal support staff, as assigned Serves as a liaison with other government agencies, auditors, and the public Provides first line contact with contract auditors, preparing and providing documentation for the annual audit Performs verification of draft financial audit reports Performs adjusting entries, after verification as requested in audit reports Provides other County staff with a variety of information regarding fiscal processes and procedures May provide coordination regarding property tax fiscal accounting with the Assessor's Office and Tax Collector's Office, as necessary; may be assigned some coordination responsibilities regarding the County's computerized financial management, payroll, and tax systems. Typical Qualifications: Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of increasingly responsible fiscal management experience comparable to that of an Accountant I with San Benito County. Education equivalent to successful completion of courses required for a major in accounting at an accredited four (4) year college or university, or successful completion of a professional accounting curriculum which included courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law. (An additional two years of professional accounting/auditing experience may be substituted for the required education.) Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations and transactions of the County. Government cost accounting and budgeting. Auditing theory, principles, and techniques and their application to government finance. Principles of account classification. Budget development and control. The County's computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems and computerized spreadsheet, database, and word processing software. Principles of work direction, work coordination, and training. Ability to: Perform a variety of complex accounting and financial transaction work. Provide basic coordination for the County's computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems. Proficiently use a variety of computerized spreadsheet, word processing, and data base software. Analyze and evaluate financial information, researching and gathering appropriate information to resolve problems. Provide lead direction, work coordination and training for other staff. Monitor and update fiscal records. Prepare a variety of financial reports and statements. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Use a computerized financial management system. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/24/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Important Note: This is for one (1) position for either Public Health Nurse level I-II-III-IV or Community Health Nurse level I-II-III-IV depending on qualifications. DEFINITION PHN I Under close supervision, to provide public health nursing services including the prevention and control of diseases, health education, and the promotion of health awareness; and to do related work as required. PHN II Under supervision, to plan and conduct a variety of public health nursing clinics and services; to provide nursing services, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; and to do related work as required. PHN III Under direction, to provide lead direction and work coordination for other professional nursing and support staff; to plan and conduct a variety of public health nursing clinics and services; to provide complex, specialized, and general nursing, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; and to do related work as required. PHN IV Under general direction, to provide the most complex, specialized, and general nursing, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; to provide lead direction and work coordination for other professional nursing and support staff; to plan and conduct a variety of public health nursing clinics and services; and to do related work as required. CHN I Under close supervision, to learn to plan and conduct a variety of community health nursing services to promote and preserve the health of the community; to provide nursing services, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; and to do related work as required. CHN II Under supervision, to plan and conduct a variety of community health nursing services; to promote and preserve the health of the community; to provide nursing services, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; and to do related work as required. CHN III/IV Under direction, to plan and conduct a variety of community health nursing services; promote and preserve the health of the community; to provide complex, specialized and general nursing, health education, and health consulting services, including the prevention and control of diseases and the promotion of health awareness; to provide lead direction and some work coordination for other professional nursing and support staff and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS PHN I This is the entry and first working level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents must have requisite public health nursing certification, but have limited public health nursing work experience. As experience is gained, incumbents learn to perform the full scope of public health nursing duties. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse II in that the II's have responsibility for more independently performing a larger scope of public health nursing duties and activities. When a Public Health Nurse I incumbent becomes familiar with the Department and demonstrates good sustained work performance, they may be promoted to the Public Health Nurse II. PHN II This is the first journey level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents perform a wide scope of public health nursing duties. This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse I in that incumbents are expected to perform on a more independent basis. It is distinguished from Public Health Nurse III and IV in that Public Health Nurse III and IV incumbents perform more complex, specialized assignments, as well as provide lead direction, work coordination, and training for other professional nursing and support staff. PHN III This is an advanced journey level and a lead class in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents provide the more complex public health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide lead direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse II by assignment of a higher level of public health program responsibilities and the performance of lead responsibilities for other professional nursing staff. It is distinguished from Public Health Nurse IV in that Public Health Nurse IV incumbents perform more complex, specialized assignments. Both levels III and IV may provide lead direction, some work coordination, and training for other professional nursing and support staff. PHN IV This is the advanced and highest level and a lead class in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents provide the most complex public health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide lead direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse III by assignment of a higher level of public health program responsibilities. Both levels III and IV may provide lead direction, some work coordination, and training for other professional nursing and support staff. CHN I This is the entry and basic working level in the Community Health Nurse class series. Incumbents must have requisite nursing certification, but have limited community health nursing work experience. As experience is gained, incumbents learn to perform the full scope of community health nursing duties. This class is distinguished from Community Health Nurse II in that Community Health II's have responsibility for more independently performing a larger scope of community health nursing duties and activities. Community Health Nurse II's are also responsible for special programs such as School Nursing or Immunizations Clinic Coordination. When a Community Health Nurse I incumbent becomes familiar with the Department and demonstrates good sustained work performance, they may be promoted to the Community Health Nurse II. CHN II This is the first journey level in the Community Health Nurse class series. Incumbents perform a wide scope of community health nursing duties as well as have responsibility for special programs, such as School Nursing or Immunizations Clinic Coordination. This class is distinguished from the Community Health Nurse I in that incumbents are expected to perform on a more independent basis. It is distinguished from Public Health Nurse III and IV in that Public Health Nurse III and IV incumbents perform more complex, specialized assignments, as well as provide lead direction, work coordination, and training for other professional nursing and support staff. CHN III This is an advanced journey level and lead class in the Community Health Nurse class series. Incumbents provide more complex community health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide lead direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. Perform a wide scope of community health nursing duties as well as have responsibility for special programs. This class is distinguished from the Community Health Nurse II due to the assignment of a higher level of community health program responsibilities and the performance of lead responsibilities for other professional nursing staff. Both levels III and IV may provide lead direction, some work coordination and training for other professional nursing and support staff. CHN IV This is the highest of the advanced journey level and lead class in the Community Health Nurse class series. Incumbents provide the most complex community health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide lead direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. Performs a wide scope of community health nursing duties as well as have responsibility for special programs. This class is distinguished from the Community Health Nurse III due to the assignment of a higher level of community health program. Both levels III and IV may provide lead direction, some work coordination and training for other professional nursing and support staff. REPORTS TO PHN I-IV/CHN I-IV Director of Health, Director of Nursing Services, Supervising Public Health Nurse, or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED PHN I-II/CHN I-II This is not a supervisory class. PHN III Provides lead direction and may provide work coordination for Public Health Nurse I, II. PHN IV Provides lead direction and may provide work coordination for Public Health Nurse I, II, III. CHN III/IV Provide lead direction and may provide work coordination for Community Health Nurse I/II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS PHN I-IV/CHN I-IV Sit and stand for extended periods; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS PHN I-IV/CHN I-IV Work is performed in clinical, office, and home environments; exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Incumbents are expected to follow universal precautions. Incumbents may be required to drive to remote areas of the County in all weather conditions Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) PHN I Learns to plan, organize, and provide public health nursing services, health instruction and counseling, and guidance for individuals, families, and groups regarding disease control, health awareness, health maintenance, and rehabilitation in a clinic setting May learn the procedures and policies and work within a special program such as California Children Services Provides referrals Teaches and demonstrates health practices to individuals and groups Learns to instruct clients in family planning, sexually transmitted disease prevention and follow-up, and immunization procedures Learns to identify individual and family problems which are detrimental to good health Works with families to alleviate health problems and promote good health habits Learns to refer and coordinate care of individuals and families with other public and private agencies Learns to identify special health needs for assigned cases, recommending and implementing services to meet needs Assists individuals and families with implementing Physician recommendations Learns to plan, direct, and perform epidemiological investigations in homes, schools, community, and public health clinics Prepares appropriate health records and arranges follow-up services, based on findings Confers with physicians, nursing staff, and other personnel regarding public health programs, patient reports, evaluations, medical tests, and related items May work with community groups in identifying and developing public health services and improving existing public health services Prepares reports and documents health findings; Compiles statistical information for appraisal and planning purposes. Other duties as assigned PHN II Plans, organizes and provides public health nursing services, health instruction, counseling, and guidance for individuals, families, and groups regarding disease control, health awareness, health maintenance, and rehabilitation in a clinic setting; May work within a special program such as Maternal and Child Care, Community Health, or California Children Services identifying and interacting with local care providers; Develops plans and direct resources consistent to programs goals and objectives; provides referrals; teaches and demonstrates health practices to individuals and groups; Instructs clients in family planning, sexually transmitted disease prevention and follow-up, and immunization procedures; Identifies individual and family problems which are detrimental to good health; May make home visits to assess individual's progress; Works with the families to alleviate health problems and promote good health habits; refers and coordinates the care of individuals and families with other public and private agencies; Identifies special health needs for assigned cases, recommending and implementing services to meet those needs; Assists individuals and families with implementing physician recommendations; May plan, direct, and perform epidemiological investigations in homes, schools, the community, and public health clinics; Prepares appropriate records and case documentation, arranging follow-up services based on findings; Confers with physicians, nursing staff, and other staff regarding public health programs, patient reports, evaluations, medical tests, and related items; may consult in multidisciplinary teams for the purpose of creating a plan of service for "at risk" families; Works with community groups in identifying public health needs, developing needed public health services, and improving existing public health services; Prepares reports and maintains records; Compiles statistical information for appraisal and planning purposes. Other duties as assigned. PHN III Investigates outbreaks of communicable diseases; plans and implements programs for the prevention and control of communicable disease, including tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and AIDS; Develops procedures to control the spread of communicable diseases and identify people needing public health services; Provides interpretations of public health laws and regulations for others; Assesses individuals and families, using health histories, observations of physical condition, and a variety of evaluative methods to identify health problems, health deficiencies, and health service needs; Identifies psycho/social, cultural background, and environmental factors which may hinder health care services; Assists with determining funding needs for the program; Monitors budget expenditures; Plans and coordinates services for special programs such as perinatal, maternal, child and adolescent (MCAH), or family planning; Performs public health nursing activities to promote perinatal, child, and adolescent health; Provides local case management and coordination for State mandated programs; Participates in programs to enhance school children health; Works with community groups to identify needs, develop and facilitate a variety of health services, and improve existing programs; Refers individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics for health services; Participates in programs to enhance community health services and education; attends conferences and workshops related to community health issues; Assists with the preparation of program and service policies and procedures; May supervise paraprofessional staff and volunteers; prepares reports and maintains records; Complies statistical information for appraisal and planning purposes; Performs a wide scope of complex professional public health nursing services; Provides lead direction, training and work coordination for other professional nurses. Other duties as assigned. PHN IV Investigates outbreaks of communicable diseases; plans and implements programs for the prevention and control of communicable disease, including tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and AIDS; Develops procedures to control the spread of communicable diseases and identify people needing public health services; Provides interpretations of public health laws and regulations for others; Assesses individuals and families, using health histories, observations of physical condition, and a variety of evaluative methods to identify health problems, health deficiencies, and health service needs; Identifies psycho/social, cultural background, and environmental factors which may hinder health care services; Assists with determining funding needs for the program; Monitors budget expenditures; Plans and coordinates services for special programs such as perinatal, maternal, child and adolescent (MCAH), or family planning; Performs public health nursing activities to promote perinatal, child, and adolescent health; Provides local case management and coordination for State mandated programs; Participates in programs to enhance school children health; Works with community groups to identify needs, develop and facilitate a variety of health services, and improve existing programs; Refers individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics for health services; Participates in programs to enhance community health services and education; attends conferences and workshops related to community health issues; Assists with the preparation of program and service policies and procedures; May supervise paraprofessional staff and volunteers; prepares reports and maintains records; Complies statistical information for appraisal and planning purposes; Performs a wide scope of complex professional public health nursing services; Provides lead direction, training and work coordination for other professional nurses. Other duties as assigned. CHN I Learns to plan, organize and provide community health nursing services, health instruction, counseling, and guidance for individuals, families, and groups regarding prevention of illness, disease control, health awareness, health maintenance, and rehabilitation; Identifies and interacts with local community care resources and/or local school districts in providing mandated health screening for children; Learns to develop plans and direct resources consistent with program goals and objectives; provides referrals; Teaches and demonstrates health practices to individuals and groups; Instructs clients in sexually transmitted disease prevention and follow-up, and immunization procedures; Identifies individual and family problems which are detrimental to good health; May make home visits to assess individual's progress; works with the families to alleviate health problems and promote good health habits; Refers and coordinates the care of individuals and families with other public and private agencies; Learns to identify special health needs for assigned cases, recommending and implementing services to meet those needs; may perform investigations in homes, schools, and the community; Prepares appropriate records and case documentation, arranging follow-up services based on findings; confers with physicians, nursing staff, and other staff regarding community health programs, patient reports, evaluations, medical tests, and related items; May consult with multi-disciplinary teams for the purpose of identifying and creating a plan of service for "at risk" families; works with community groups in identifying community health needs, developing needed health services, and improving existing services; Prepares reports and maintains records; Compiles statistical information for program evaluation and planning purposes. Other duties as assigned. CHN II Plans, organizes and provides community health nursing services, health instruction, counseling, and guidance for individuals, families, and groups regarding prevention of illness, disease control, health awareness, health maintenance, and rehabilitation; May be responsible for special programs such as School Nursing or Immunizations Clinics; Identifies and interacts with local community care resources and/or school districts in providing mandated health screening for children; Develops, plans, and directs use of health resources consistent with programs goals and objectives; Provides referrals; Teaches and demonstrates health practices to individuals and groups; Instructs clients in sexually transmitted disease prevention and follow-up; Provides training in immunization procedures; Identifies individual and family problems which are detrimental to good health; May make home visits to assess an individual's progress; Works with families to alleviate health problems and promote good health habits; Refers and coordinates the care of individuals and families with other public and private agencies; Identifies special health needs for assigned cases, recommending and implementing services to meet those needs; May perform investigations in homes, schools, and the community; Prepares appropriate records and case documentation, arranging follow-up services based on findings; Confers with physicians, nursing staff, and other staff regarding community health programs, patient reports, health evaluations, medical tests, and related items; May consult with multi-disciplinary teams for the purpose of identifying and creating a plan of service for "at risk" families; Works with community groups in identifying community health needs, developing needed health services, and improving existing services; May develop procedures/protocols for an assigned program; Orders and maintains clinic supplies, including immunization vaccines; Prepares grants, project plans, reports, and maintains records; Compiles statistical information for program evaluation and planning purposes. Other duties as assigned. CHN III/IV Provides the more complex community health nursing services in a specialized public health program; Provides lead direction and coordination for other nursing staff; Plans, organizes and provides community health nursing services, health instruction, counseling, and guidance for individuals, families, and groups regarding prevention of illness, disease control, health awareness, health maintenance, and rehabilitation; may be responsible for special programs such as School Nursing or Immunizations Clinics; Identifies and interacts with local community care resources and/or school districts in providing mandated health screening for children; Develops, plans, and directs use of health resources consistent with programs goals and objectives; Provides referrals; teaches and demonstrates health practices to individuals and groups; instructs clients in sexually transmitted disease prevention and follow-up; Provides training in immunization procedures; identifies individual and family problems which are detrimental to good health; May make home visits to assess an individual's progress; Works with families to alleviate health problems and promote good health habits; Refers and coordinates the care of individuals and families with other public and private agencies; Identifies special health needs for assigned cases, recommending and implementing services to meet those needs; May perform investigations in homes, schools, and the community; prepares appropriate records and case documentation, arranging follow-up services based on findings; Confers with physicians, nursing staff, and other staff regarding community health programs, patient reports, health evaluations, medical tests, and related items; May consult with multi-disciplinary teams for the purpose of identifying and creating a plan of service for "at risk" families; works with community groups in identifying community health needs, developing needed health services, and improving existing services; May develop procedures/protocols for an assigned program; Orders and maintains clinic supplies, including immunization vaccines; Prepares grants, project plans, reports, and maintains records; Compiles statistical information for program evaluation and planning purposes. Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: PHN I Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. Some nursing experience in a public health setting is highly desirable. PHN II Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse I with San Benito County. PHN III Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse II with San Benito County. PHN IV Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse III with San Benito County. CHN I Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. Some nursing experience in a community health setting is highly desirable. CHN II Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of community health nursing experience comparable to a Community Health Nurse I with San Benito County. Graduation from an accredited college or university and completion of an approved public health nursing program. CHN III Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of community health nursing experience comparable to a Community Health Nurse II with San Benito County. Graduation from an accredited college or university CHN IV Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of community health nursing experience comparable to a Community Health Nurse III with San Benito County. Graduation from an accredited college or university Special Requirements: PHN I-IV Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. CHN I-IV Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California. Certain positions may require a School Nurse Credential. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: PHN I Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general/public health nursing. Community aspects of public health nursing including community resources and demography. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, public health, and disabling conditions. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs. Child growth and development. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of control of communicable diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and tuberculosis. Methods of promoting child and maternal health and public health. Principles of public health education. PHN II Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventive medicine. Community aspects of public nursing including community resources and demography. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, public health, and disabling conditions. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of control of communicable disease. Methods of promoting child and maternal health and public health programs. PHN III Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventative medicine. Community resources and demography influencing public health nursing services. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, disabling conditions, and public health nursing services. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs and services. Causes, means of transmission, and control of communicable diseases. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Principles of public health education. Program planning, evaluations and development principles. Principles of lead direction, program and work coordination, and training. PHN IV Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventative medicine. Community resources and demography influencing public health nursing services. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, disabling conditions, and public health nursing services. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs and services. Causes, means of transmission, and control of communicable diseases. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Principles of public health education. Program planning, evaluations and development principles. Principles of lead direction, program and work coordination, and training. CHN I Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general nursing and preventive medicine. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, public health, and disabling conditions. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to community health nursing programs. Child growth and development. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of control of communicable disease. Methods of promoting child and maternal health and community health programs. CHN II Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and community health nursing and preventive medicine. Community aspects of nursing including community resources and demography. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, public health, and disabling conditions. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to community health nursing programs. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of control of communicable disease. Methods of promoting child and maternal health and community health programs. CHN III/IV Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and community health nursing and preventive medicine. Community aspects of nursing including community resources and demography. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, public health, and disabling conditions. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to community health nursing programs. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of control of communicable disease. Methods of promoting child and maternal health and community health programs. Program planning evaluations and development principles. Principles of lead direction, program and work coordination, and training Ability to: PHN I Learn to organize and carry out public health nursing activities in an assigned program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups, and other government organizations. Collect, analyze, and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Analyze and evaluate health problems and take appropriate action. Provide instruction in the prevention of diseases. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations and other government agencies when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Effectively represent the Nursing Division in contacts with public, other county staff and other government agencies. PHN II Plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities in an assigned program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups, and other government organizations. Analyze and evaluate health problems and take appropriate action. Provide instruction in the prevention of diseases. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. PHN III Plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities and services for an assigned service area or program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups and other government organizations. Collect, analyze and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Analyze and evaluate health problems and take appropriate action. Provide work direction and coordination for other staff. Provide instruction in the prevention and control of diseases. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. PHN IV Plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities and services for an assigned service area or program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups and other government organizations. Collect, analyze and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Analyze and evaluate health problems and take appropriate action. Provide work direction and coordination for other staff. Provide instruction in the prevention and control of diseases. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. CHN I Learns the principles, methods, practices and current trends of community health nursing. Learns the community aspects of nursing including community resources and demography Learns to plan, organize, and carry out community health nursing activities in an assigned program. Learns the psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Learn to analyze and conduct health assessment/problems and take appropriate action. Provide instruction in the prevention of diseases. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining community health issues and providing community services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. CHN II Plan, organize, and carry out community health nursing activities in an assigned program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups, and other government organizations. Analyze and conduct health assessment/problems and take appropriate action. Provide instruction in the prevention of diseases. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining community health issues and providing community services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. CHN III/IV Plan, organize, and carry out community health nursing activities in an assigned program. Develop and maintain public relations with clients, staff, community groups, and other government organizations. Analyze and conduct health assessment/problems and take appropriate action. Provide work direction and coordination for other staff. Provide instruction in the prevention of diseases. Develop and maintain health records and prepare clear and concise reports. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining community health issues and providing community services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. Please: Lateral/Academy Graduates only Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; and to do related work as required. Examples Of Essential Duties: Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection or life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities Substantiates finding of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and prepares reports Investigates accidents Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests Maintains departmental files and records Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Must have successfully completed, or successfully complete during the probationary period, a Basic Academy certified by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Laws of arrest and rules of evidence. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. First Aid and CPR. Ability to : Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Use and care for firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Wed. 05/22/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. Under direction, to supervise public health staff and services; to plan, coordinate, organize and supervise a multiple number of public health and related programs; may assist with administrative responsibilities as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisory level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents are responsible for coordinating and supervising a multiple number of public health and related programs and may perform more complex public health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. Positions at this level are distinguished from the higher level position, Director of Nursing Services, in that the latter has first line management authority over all public health programs within the Public Health Division. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Supervising Community Health Nurse in that this classification possesses a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. REPORTS TO Health Officer or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides supervision of Public Health Nurse I/II/III and Community Health Nurse I/II/III and other assigned public health staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit and stand for extended periods; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and fax. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in clinic, office, and home environments; exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Incumbent are expected to follow universal precautions. Incumbents may be required to drive in remote areas of the County in all weather conditions. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Supervises and monitors public health and related services/programs Supervises public health and community health nurses and other subordinate staff Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of staff, assists in hiring staff and recommends disciplinary action when appropriate, approves staff leave requests Advises staff on nursing policies, procedures and special problem areas Drafts and standardizes procedures Reviews records and reports for quality improvement purposes Assists in planning and participates in in-service educational programs Evaluates staff training needs and develops strategies for addressing training needs Evaluates work performance of subordinate staff; Maintains liaison with other social and health agencies Attends public health-related meetings and conferences Prepares reports Collaborates with nursing administration, other county departments, and community organizations to develop needs assessments and long-term plans; may serve in a leadership role in a special area or coordinate a designated program or project May participate in grant writing, collection and analysis of statistics, program audits and evaluations and preparation of specific program budgets Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse III with San Benito County. Two years of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse II with San Benito County. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California. Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of staff supervision and development. Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventative medicine. Community resources and demography influencing public health nursing services. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, disabling conditions, and public health nursing services. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs and services. Causes, means of transmission, and control of communicable diseases. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Principles of public health education. Program planning, evaluations and development principles. Principles of program and work coordination, and training. Ability to: Provide direction, supervision and evaluation of the work of subordinate staff. Plan, organize, and supervise public health nursing activities and services for an assigned service area or program. Understand, interpret and apply rules, laws, policies and regulations relative specific public health programs. Develop and maintain public relations, staff, community groups and other government organizations. Collect, analyze and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide a variety of services to victims and witnesses of crimes in accordance with the Victim/Witness Program in the County District Attorney's Office; to interview victims and witnesses, assessing needs and making referrals; to assist with the development of community resources for Victim/Witness assistance; to represent the Victim/Witness Program with community organizations and agencies; and to do related work as required. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE I DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and first working level in the Victim/Witness Advocate class series. Incumbents learn and perform a variety of basic victim/witness and program support services for the Victim/Witness Program. This class is distinguished from the Victim/Witness Advocate II in that incumbents perform a lesser scope of assignments which do not require the same level of knowledge of the Victim/Witness Program. When an incumbent becomes familiar with department and the Victim/Witness Program policies and demonstrates good sustained work performance, they may be promoted to the Victim/Witness Advocate II level. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE II DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the second working level in the Victim/Witness Advocate class series. Incumbents have responsibility for performing a variety of victim/witness and program support services for the Victim/Witness Program. This class is distinguished from the Victim/Witness Advocate I by requiring comprehensive knowledge of program services and policies. REPORTS TO Victim/Witness Program Coordinator CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; may occasionally work outside; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE I (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Learns to interview victims and witnesses of crimes, advising them of restitution rights and the availability of services Learns to assess client's needs and make referrals to appropriate community resources and organizations Keeps program clients aware of the status and disposition of cases Provides transportation for persons unable to get to court Explains program procedures, policies, and services Learns to work with community organizations to develop resources and appropriate referral services for victims and witnesses Learns to make presentations as necessary Maintains liaison with law enforcement agencies May provide some basic counseling and crisis intervention support for Program clients Maintains program records and enters data into a computer system performs a variety of Victim/Witness Program administrative and support functions. Other duties as assigned. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE II (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Interviews victims and witnesses of crimes, advising them of restitution rights and the availability of services Assesses needs and makes referrals to appropriate community resources and organizations Keeps program clients aware of the status and disposition of cases Provides transportation for persons unable to get to court Explains program procedures, policies, and services Works with community organizations to develop resources and appropriate referral services for victims and witnesses Makes presentations as necessary Maintains liaison with law enforcement agencies Provides basic counseling and crisis intervention support for Program clients Maintains program records and enters data into a computer system Performs a variety of Victim/Witness administrative and support functions Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE I Previous responsible work experience in a social service/public assistance, criminal justice, or law enforcement agency. Advanced training in social or behavioral science, criminology, or public administration is desirable. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE II One year of responsible work experience in dealing with victims and witness of crimes, or performing criminal justice work comparable to that of a Victim/Witness Advocate I with San Benito County. Advanced training in social or behavioral science, criminology, or public administration is desirable. Supplemental Information: VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE I Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of rules and regulations governing victim/witness services and programs. Basic knowledge of the functions of public law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice system. Interviewing and record keeping techniques. Ability to: Learn to provide a variety of client and program support services for the Victim/Witness Program. Learn to interview people, identify needs, and make appropriate referrals. Learn to analyze and interpret laws and regulations related to victim/witness services. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of data and information. Prepare, clear, concise and accurate records and reports. Communicate with others from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Elicit factual information from applicants and recipients in difficult circumstances of deprivation or emotional disturbance. Assist with development of community referral resources for the Victim/Witness Program. Learn to effectively represent the Victim/Witness Program in contacts with service providers, the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. VICTIM WITNESS ADVOCATE II Knowledge of: Rules and regulations governing victim/witness services and programs. Functions of public law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice system. Principles of providing assistance to victims and witnesses of crimes. Client problems requiring referral to other organizations and support services. Interviewing and record keeping. Ability to: Provide a variety of client and program support services for the Victim/Witness Program. Interview people, identify needs, and make appropriate referrals. Analyze and interpret laws and regulations related to victim/witness services. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of data and information. Prepare, clear, concise and accurate records and reports. Communicate with others from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Elicit factual information from applicants and recipients in difficult circumstances of deprivation or emotional disturbance. Assist with development of community referral resources for the Victim/Witness Program. Effectively represent the Victim/Witness Program in contacts with service providers, the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Tue. 05/21/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under general direction, to assist with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the countywide programs of the County Agricultural Commissioner and County Sealer of Weights and Measures; to provide highly responsible technical and staff support for proper enforcement of the pertinent laws and regulations of the California Food and Agricultural Code, the California Code of Regulations, the California Business and Professions Code, the California Health and Safety Code and other applicable codes and laws; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a management classification for the position which has responsibility for assisting with managing and directing the functions and programs of the County Agricultural Commissioner and County Sealer of Weights and Measures. REPORTS TO Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III , Senior Agricultural Biologist/Inspector, Agricultural Aide and Agricultural Technician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office and outdoor environments; work is performed in varying temperature and weather conditions; exposure to dust, pesticides, and hazardous controlled substances; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Assists with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the County's inspection and enforcement programs which come under the jurisdiction of the Office of the County Agricultural Commissioner and the Sealer of Weights and Measures; supervises, directs, and oversees enforcement of State and Federal Pesticide regulations, investigations, and environmental monitoring; assists with development and implementation of Department goals, objectives, and priorities; assists with development and administration of the Department budget; provides technical staff support for the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures; attends regional and State meetings related to the inspection and enforcement functions of the Department; directs action to eradicate plant and related diseases; provides information for integrated pest management; directs the preparation and prepares a variety of technical reports; conducts hearings on violations to determine enforcement actions and hear complaints; provides technical advice on hazardous materials control; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies, including interpretations of policies and regulations. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Five years of experience in agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement, preferably including at least one year in a supervisory or management capacity. Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in biological or agricultural sciences, including courses in mathematics and physics. Special Requirements Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of a valid license as a Deputy Agricultural Commissioner and a Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures issued by the State of California. Supplemental Information: Knowledge of: Duties and responsibilities of the Office of the Agricultural Commissioner and the Sealer of Weights and Measures. Laws, rules, regulations, and policies related to the Office of the Agricultural Commissioner and the Sealer of Weights and Measures. Purposes and procedures of legislative processes and regulatory agencies. Research methods and statistical analysis. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Methods of identifying, treating, and controlling plant and pest diseases. Construction, mechanics, and operation of scales, gasoline meters, and other weighing and measuring devices. Budget development and control. Principles of project planning, development, coordination, and direction. Principles of public administration, management, staff supervision, employee training, and work evaluation. Knowledge of mosquito biology and control techniques. Ability to: Assist with planning, organizing, managing, and coordinating the functions of the office of the Agricultural Commissioner and the Sealer of Weights and Measures. Provide supervision, training, and work evaluation for assigned staff. Assist with development and administration of a Department budget. Formulate and implement countywide inspection and enforcement programs. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, and regulations related to agricultural and weights and measures regulation and enforcement. Oversee the collecting, compiling, and presentation of agricultural information. Perform special assignments as directed. Direct the preparation and prepare clear, concise reports. Make effective oral and written presentations. Effectively represent the Office of the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures in responding to inquires, providing assistance, and dealing with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, California, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION MHCI Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DEFINITION MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DEFINITION MHCIII Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCI This is an entry level professional Mental Health Clinician classification and typically the individual that meets the qualifications for this position is an unlicensed clinician that meets the requirements to be and is registered with the State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). Individuals occupying the Mental Health Clinician -I of the classification series typically have not completed the BBS required number of clinical service delivery hours working under the supervision of an assigned Licensed Clinician as required by the BBS. A Mental Health Clinician -I completes clinical service delivery repsonsbiltites under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician assigned by the department to provided unlicensed clinician supervision. Individuals in this job classification series have responsibility for providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Such individuals are also required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Upon successful completion of State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing exams and the awarding of Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist designation, incumbents may be promoted to the Mental Health Clinician level II. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCIII This is an advanced journey-level professional providing mental health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Increments in this classification demonstrate a greater skill and depth of the job knowledge in the assortments, and are able to independently perform most complex clinical and case management assignments. Individuals that occupy the level-III have possessed the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT) for a minimum of one year. Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Incumbents in the Level -III classification series may be required and assigned to provide consultation for other Mental Health Clinicians in the Mental Health Clinicians at the level-I and II in the clinician series. Incumbents in the Level-3 classification series after hour's crisis response duty s may also be assigned to be a clinical consultant for other clinicians that may include being the clinical consult contact staff as needed, for other clinicians fulfilling after hours crisis response duty. Incumbents in the Level-III classification series may also be assigned to fulfill after hours crisis response duty. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCI This is not a supervisory classification. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCII/III May serve as lead clinician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples Of Essential Duties: MHCI (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MHCII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MCIII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Independently assess, evaluates, and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group, and family therapy/counselling, rehabilitation, crises intervention, and case management services for persons with serious mental illnesses or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, strength-based well ness and recovery models of service delivery. Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Collaborates with other support agencies and community organizations. Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Assist in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures as assigned. Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Develops and participates in training on a verity of topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatments planning, case management and makes presentations to local agencies and community groups regarding issues related to mental health and or substance abuse. Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Special Requirements: Possession of a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or as a Marriage and Family Counselor issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Mental Health Clinician I Experience : Two years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. AND Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Mental Health Clinician II Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician I with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Mental Health Clinician III Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician II with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental Information: MHCI Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCII Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris- Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCIII Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous