Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 24, 2018
Full Time
The Position THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Nursing Assistants to assist licensed nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an inpatient setting at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living. Additional duties include transporting patients to appointments; taking and recording vital signs; obtaining stool and urine specimens; and other required patient care activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Exercise good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Follow oral and written directions Work as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Perform difficult physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion to control patient behavior Ensure that patients receive the proper meals prescribed by their physicians Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work under stress Ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Attention to detail Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. Typical Tasks Assists patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living Transports patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital Observes and records patients' temperatures, respiration, pulse, blood pressures, intake and output, and weight Obtains stool and urine samples Prepares rooms for admission and post discharge room cleaning Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Assists patients in and out of bed Charts observations of the patient in the medical record and reports observations to the nurse in charge Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Maintains supplies including ordering and stocking May serve on a Code Gray Team May be required to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Attends staff meetings and other inservice training as required Performs other indirect care activities as required Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Within six (6) months of hire must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center approved Crisis Management and Prevention Certificate. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CNA AND CURRENT CPR or BLS CERTIFICATE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity to fill full and part time Orthopedic Technician positions assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center or Health Centers located in East, West and Central County of Martinez, CA. The Orthopedic Technicians are responsible for the application and/or removal of casts from patients in a hospital emergency room and/or orthopedic clinic environment, assistance with preparation of traction equipment, preparation of specialized equipment for use in orthopedic surgeries; and maintenance of inventory in the cast room. Incumbents apply and remove fiberglass and plaster casts and splints, and apply traction for hospitalized patients. In addition, they inspect traction (while in use) and report findings to a physician; prepare surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment, and instruct nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction and perform other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Proven orthopedic efficiency Great organizational skills and ability to work in a busyenvironment Excellent interpersonal skills are required as incumbents interact with patients, public and County staff Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Skilled cast application Hospitality focus To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and ExperienceExam: To Be Announced Typical Tasks Prepares injured areas for cast application by covering with specified protective material Wets, wraps and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture Trims plaster using electric cutter Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part, as directed Assembles wooden, metal, plastic or plaster material to make orthopedic splints Assists orthopedic patients through all phases of clinic visit Obtains parts for prescribed traction equipment Visually inspects traction in use and reports findings to appropriate physician Maintains traction during patient transfers Instructs nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction Prepares surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment Maintains cast room supply inventory Cleans work area and tools Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers May attend surgical rounds Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school, G. E. D. equivalency or California High School Proficiency Certificate. License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Certificates: Possess and maintain throughout the duration of their employment: a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: Six months of full-time experience in the application and removal of casts in a hospital, clinic or medical office setting, working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients. Substitution for Experience: A valid Orthopaedic Technologist Certification issued by the National Board of Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT) OR completion of an Orthopedic Technician training program meeting the minimum standards set by the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT) may be substituted for the required experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire.(Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70,which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill several permanent full-time Medical Interpreter vacancies in the Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN), located in Martinez, California. Currently, the Department is seeking bi-lingual candidates to fill Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Dari, Farsi, Punjabi, American Sign Language and Arabic Medical Interpreter vacancies. Under general direction, incumbents provide medical interpretation, in target languages or American Sign Language, for patients and their family members either face-to-face, or by telephone or video during encounters with medical providers and/or other medical support personnel. Medical interpretation services are provided for clients and patients of Contra Costa Health Services including Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers, the Appointment Unit, and Financial Counseling as well as for clients and patients of various other hospitals and medical centers and clinics on the HCIN network, and on other related national networks. Future vacancies for different languages may become available, bi-lingual candidates fluent in other language(s) are encouraged to apply. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6)months. Typical Tasks Orally Interprets information related to medical procedures, diagnostic information, and medical education and instructions between patients, clients, medical providers, clinical staff in target language and in English Clarifies meaning and verifies patient's understanding of conveyed medical information Provides education, support, and clarification to medical providers and clinical staff on culturally specific values and practices as they relate to the health care encounter Verify the accuracy of medical and technical terms and terminology Maintain confidentiality of patient/client information according to established Departmental guidelines Participate in training and continuing education to facilitate professional development. Assist others in the use of the HCIN system Provide and promote excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Experience: Six (6) months of full time, or its equivalent, professional experience working as a Medical Interpreter. Education: Completion of at least 40 hours of an approved Medical Interpreter training program. Note: Incumbents will be required to pass the Language Line Interpreter Skills Test and complete 40 hours of Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN) approved medical interpreter training within nine months of appointment. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ACOMPLETEDSUPPLEMENTALQUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency is seeking to fill a full-time permanent Residency Program Director position in our nationally recognized, full-spectrum family medicine training program located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a community-based residency program affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Family and Community Medicine. Our 13-13-13 program trains family doctors with broad skills to work in under-resourced urban and rural settings in the US and around the globe. The Program Director will lead the Residency Leadership Group including our core faculty, behaviorists, Associate Program Director and the co-directors of our Global Health Fellowship; Administer and maintain a learning environment conducive to educating the residents in each of the Family Medicine ACGME competency areas; Collaborate with the Chief Medical Officer and Designated Institutional Official on the development and maintenance of the clinical learning environment; Collaborate with the leadership of UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine as part of the residency affiliation with UCSF; Administer and maintain a learning environment conducive to educating the residents in each of the Family Medicine ACGME competency areas; Oversee and ensure the quality of didactic and clinical education at all program sites including development of the educational curriculum; Direct and evaluate residency office staff in administration and management of the program. This position will report to the Chief Medical Officer and collaborate with the Designated Institutional Official to meet program requirements. The ideal candidate will : Be prepared to lead our stable long-standing training program into the future through creative and innovative thinking. Have demonstrated aptitude for leadership and passion for physician education as well as a commitment to health equity and diversity in medical education. Possess a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in medical education Develop strategies to recruit, retain, and promote a diverse staff that reflects the communities of Contra Costa county and beyond. Establish and maintain an environment of inquiry, innovation and scholarship. Comply with the accreditation guidelines Maintain clinical skills by providing direct patient care and teaching in the practice of Family Medicine Have a demonstrated commitment to working with under-resourced communities and diverse. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Education: Possession of a MD or DO Degree License/Certifications: Must have and maintain a valid unrestricted California medical license. Must be certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). Selection Process TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION: Please submit current CV and letter of interest including statement of teaching and commitment to diversity to Aina Ferro at aferro@cchealth.org. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide current references and a letter of support from a resident physician whom they have taught. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2019. Please direct questions regarding the position to the current Program Director, Dr. Kristin Moeller at kmoeller@cchealth.org.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
The Position *** EXTENDED *** Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management Are you a seasoned Accountant or Auditor seeking a new and exciting career opportunity and looking to join an organization committed to upholding justice and enhancing public safety for the community? Contra Costa County's District Attorney's Office may have the right career opportunity for you! Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill a vacancy for District Attorney Forensic Accountant. Under general direction, the successful candidate will identify and develop effective investigative, prosecution, and penalty strategies for cases involving economic fraud or financial crimes, including insurance fraud and real estate fraud, as well as consumer protection and environmental protection violations. District Attorney Forensic Accountants examine accounting, business, and financial records of businesses, organizations, governments, and/or individuals under criminal and/or civil investigation by the District Attorney; provide expert witness testimony in court or other judicial proceedings; and to perform related work. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating: Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting necessary to analyze financial records and evaluate complex financial transactions Knowledge of forensic analytics of electronic data used to reconstruct or detect financial fraud Ability to apply accounting and auditing principles, standards, and procedures; Ability to analyze comprehensive, accounting and statistical reports; Ability to plan, organize, and conduct a variety of investigations of financial transactions and records The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office prosecutes felony and misdemeanor crimes throughout Contra Costa County. The mission of the Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime. We are committed to providing assistance to those harmed by crime. We continue to find ways to modernize our Office in order to meet the community's needs and to ensure Contra Costa County remains a safe place to live and work. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: March 7, 2019 Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, directs and conducts investigations of complex financial transactions, financial records, digital files, and other related documents and automated financial systems utilizing a variety of professionally accepted accounting methodologies, in order to identify evidence of economic fraud or criminal activity Traces the sources of funds deposited and the disposition of disbursements Investigates and reconstructs records which have been destroyed or falsified Examines and analyzes audits and compilations prepared by Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firms, governmental entities, internal and other auditors Gathers, assembles, preserves and reports facts and evidence resulting from investigation and audits Conducts analysis, draws conclusions, expresses expert opinions and makes recommendations regarding case filing based on evidence Assists attorneys and investigators in interviewing suspects and witnesses to obtain information regarding financial transactions and activities In consultation with District Attorney office staff assigned to cases under investigation, determines the appropriateness of investigative techniques, assisting in the preparation and service of search warrants to seize financial records, including recommending which records should be seized or subpoenaed for use as evidence in cases and assisting in the identification of relevant documents found at search warrant locations Plans and prepares cogent summaries, graphic illustrations, and exhibits for courtroom use in order to summarize opinions and explain financial transactions to jurors Advises and consults investigators and attorneys on accounting matters related to fraud and financial crimes Testifies in court as an expert witness in forensic accounting, explaining in understandable terms, the significance of complex financial transactions or records Assesses and is prepared to testify regarding the work of other accounting and auditor professionals Supports and explains conclusions under adversarial conditions in which credibility and integrity of the District Attorney Forensic Accountant may be challenged May serve as a member of a prosecution team with witnesses, suspects, and law enforcement May supervise subordinate staff May assign, review, and evaluate work of consultants, contractors or vendors, including quality control of data May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required Performs related work as required Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California motor vehicle operator's license.. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university. Possession of an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License issued by the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) under the California Department of Consumer Affairs or equivalent; or an Inactive CPA license by the California Board of Accountancy on the condition of active license status renewal prior to appointment. CPA certification must be maintained throughout employment as a District Attorney Forensic Accountant. Experience: Four (4) years of professional accounting experience, including two (2) years of experience conducting fraud investigations, auditing financial records of public and/or private organizations, and preparing comprehensive audit reports, preferably in a legal or litigation environment. Professional experience is defined as work performed for a public or private accounting firm after licensure as a Certified Public Accountant. Desirable Certification(s): Professional designation as a Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is highly desirable. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local856 - Attendant/LVN/Aides Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Psychiatric Technicians for acute inpatient psychiatric services at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center in Martinez. Under the supervision of a staff Psychiatrist or Registered Nurse, Technicians provide psychiatric nursing care services to patients who are mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally challenged. Psychiatric Technicians are part of an interdisciplinary team which includes medical care and mental health staff who work together to develop and implement treatment and discharge plans. They assist in facilitating patient therapy in-group or family sessions, provide general and psychiatric nursing care and administer medication under medical supervision. When crises intervention services are needed, Psychiatric Technicians utilize verbal and appropriate physical techniques to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the State of California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Certificates: Possession of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: (A) Prior to and as a condition of employment, ability to successfully pass a Pharmacology Test administered by the County. (B) Within the first 6 months of employment, must obtain certification in Professional Assault Response Training (PART). (C) Must be available for assignment to Code 2000 by completion of probationary period. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED,AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Part Time
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking individuals to fill several positions as a Respiratory Care Practitioner II. The four vacancies are permanent part-time and located in the central and east regions of Contra Costa County in California. Respiratory Care Practitioner II is a journey level position which requires experience providing respiratory care treatment to patients in an acute care hospital and ambulatory health centers. Employees in this class administer therapy care and life support to patients while assisting in making patient assessments for the purpose of establishing individual respiratory care plans. They also clean, assemble, and transport respiratory equipment as requested and may also operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis and/or provide work direction to other staff. To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . Typical Tasks Assist medical staff in making patient assessment for the purposes of establishing individual respiratory care plans Recommendappropriate modality for deliverance of respiratory therapy Selects, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as, ventilators, positive pressure machines, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Record findings and keeps records of patient's progress during treatments Provide a variety of respiratory therapy treatments to patients as ordered by physicians Select, set up and operate a wide variety of devices such as respirators, mechanical and volume ventilators, positive pressure machine, blood gas analyzers, aerosol generators and other pulmonary function equipment Performs postural drainage and assist patients in performing breathing exercises Observe and documents patients response to therapy and make adjustments to the individuals respiratory care plan per protocol Transports equipment to inpatient ward areas and maintain safety standards to guard against injuries to patients and staff Respond to stat-emergency calls such as cardiopulmonary arrests and rapid response by providing assistance within the scope of Practice Respond to calls from nursing units for various respiratory therapy issues May provide work direction and guidance to less experienced staff May demonstrate respiratory care procedures to other health care personnel Monitors respiratory related equipment and recommends repairs when needed May operate an electrocardiograph machine on a relief basis Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possess and maintain a valid Respiratory Care Practitioner license issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. Certification Required: Possess and maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross; and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (or Respiratory Therapist) in an acute care hospital. Acute Care: RCPs assigned to the Acute Care setting must also possess and maintain a Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Certificate. Ambulatory Care/Health Centers: Pulmonary Function Lab RCPs must possess and maintain a CPFT (Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist); or RPFT (Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist) Credential issued by the NBRC in addition to the above OSA/CPAP and/or Pulmonary/Bronch Clinic: Must possess and maintain certification or credential in one or more of the following: AE-C Asthma Educator; SDS Sleep Disorder Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist; Polysomnographic Technologist; One year documented experience working in a sleep disorders center or respiratory based outpatient clinic setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fillDiagnostic Imaging Technologist I positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. The Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I is responsible for performing general diagnostic imaging and therapeutic procedures for outpatient, inpatient and emergency/trauma patients. Other responsibilities include positioning and transferring patients and providing immobilization devices;performing portable x-rays andportable C-Arms; administering opaque media to patients under direction of physician; and practicing sterile techniques and preventing cross-contamination. In addition, may assist in use of a variety of equipment or imaging procedures; andmay perform under general supervision mammography and specialized examinations such as tomography,surgical and trauma radiology. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Familiarity of diagnostic imaging procedures using fixed or portable, computed radiography, digital radiology, and fluoroscopic imaging equipment Knowledge of appropriate filters, cones, protective clothing and devices to obtain high-quality images Ability to identify patients with two identifiers Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking skills Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent patient care skills Active listening skills Ability to accept constructive criticism respectively Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: November 28, 2017; and periodically Typical Tasks Positions and transfers patients and provides immobilization devices as required Selects and operates equipment as directed and selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis Develops x-ray film by automatic processing Performs portable x-rays and utilizes portable C-Arms Provides protection to self and patients in accordance with prescribed safety standards Under the direction of the physician, administers opaque media to patients Assists with filing and retrieval of films and reports as necessary Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination Cleans, disinfects and stocks exam rooms before each use Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of the exam room Secures and returns supplies Escorts patients to other clinical areas and nursing units Responsible for development of technical factors and screen film selection Recognizes common equipment malfunctions and makes minor repairs or adjustments as required May assist in use of a variety of equipment or imaging procedures Learns to independently perform mammography, specialized examinations such as angiography, tomography, venography and surgical or trauma radiology Learns to assist with the clerical functions of receiving and admitting, and scheduling appointments, and charging patients, exams and supplies in the radiology service Maintains p Performs first aid as necessary Adheres to all applicable Federal, State and local regulations including the Joint Commission (TJC) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) May contact service providers as necessary Other work related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Certificate Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) issued by the California Department of Public Health AND c ertification in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by the American Red Cross. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals to fill Family Nurse Practitioner vacancies. Incumbents provide medical care to individuals and families within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center's Hospital and Ambulatory Health Centers, Inpatient Psychiatric Services, Public Health Clinic Services, Mental Health Outpatient Services and Detention Facilities, and may also make home and skilled nursing facilities visits. Family Nurse Practitioners enjoy a collegial and collaborative practice with physicians and other members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Depending on assignments, Family Nurse Practitioners provide primary care and case management to individuals and families with various health problems or provide mental and behavioral health care and case management to individuals and families. Upon request, incumbents may be required to develop, implement, and evaluate education and training sessions. Additionally, participates on various committees that focus on quality improvement and will be involved with committees that ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months. Typical Tasks Under medical direction and consultation, does the following: Identifies the health status of individuals and families by taking thorough histories, performing physical examinations and initiating appropriate diagnostic and screening test Provides uncomplicated prenatal care and post-partum follow-up for mother and child Make simple gynecological diagnoses and provides simple treatments for these conditions by specific protocols established through collaboration among administrators and health professionals including physicians and nurses from the agency staff Manages the stable phases of chronic illness to include diabetes, congestive heart failure, arthritis, hypertension and obstructive pulmonary disease Provides supportive psychological care to neuropsychiatric patients Provides counseling, guidance and instruction in the areas of personal hygiene and family planning Makes home visits to assess the health status of acutely ill, home-bound patients and provides care as needed As directed, evaluates nursing services, recommends on needed areas of training, and develops and implements training session Assists nursing administration in revising and establishing nursing care standards and protocol Plans and implements new nursing programs with nursing administration to include writing funding proposals Evaluates current nursing programs and recommends revisions Participates in record audit, utilization review and other quality assurance activities to ensure compliance with federal regulations Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner certificate and a Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out-of-state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree in nursing, or Master's degree in a clinical field related to nursing or a Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university program. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic or other medical facility or two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Public Health Nurse. Other Requirements: Prior to appointment, candidates must obtain a Drug Enforcement Agency license issued by U.S Department of Justice and a National Provider Identifier (NPI) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill full time Ultrasound Technologist II positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. The Ultrasound Technologist II is responsible for assessing general patient condition, selecting ultrasound and ancillary equipment to use, performing a variety of routine and complex ultrasound imaging procedures including pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments, and assisting physicians in ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients. Other responsibilities include on-call and callback duties to perform emergency ultrasound imaging procedures that may be ordered after normal business hours which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience performing general and advanced ultrasound imaging procedures Excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/ acquired pathology as related to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures and attention to detail Ability to assess general patient condition and take action consistent with standards Ability to work independently Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking and hospitality skills Excellent interpersonal and patient care skills Ability to train others in the practice of ultrasound imaging Ability and skill to be a shift leader Ability to be a team player, collaborate with others and work towards the same goals Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: November 28, 2017; and periodically Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, break, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, and pelvic and obstetrical examinations Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment, and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs, and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Participates in departmental Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans and stocks instruments in procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls May be assigned to coordinate patient flow Maintains accurate records as directed Perform first aid as necessary Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required When assigned as a lead worker, additional tasks may include: May be assigned lead duties in a designated area and/or shift including coordinating the quality control testing of equipment and related recording Coordinates and trains students and new ultrasound technologists Researches and resolves image errors Maintains and orders inventory supplies Serves as a resource to staff learning new skills or equipment Assists in the preparation of work and on-call schedules; prioritizes and assigns tasks to technologists and support staff including rotation and unit workflow relative to available resources Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or a valid certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Certified RDMS with at least six (6) months experience in an acute care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fillDiagnostic Imaging Technologist II positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging department at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health CentersinContra Costa County. The Diagnostic Imaging Technologist II is responsible for performing general diagnostic imaging and therapeutic procedures for outpatient, inpatient and emergency/trauma patients. Other responsibilities include positioning and transferring patients and providing immobilization devices;performing portable x-rays andC-Arms; administering opaque media to patients under direction of physician; and practicing sterile techniques and preventing cross-contamination. In addition, may assist in use of a variety of equipment or imaging procedures; and independently perform mammography and specialized examinations such as arthography, lumbar puncture, tomography, venography and surgical or trauma radiology. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience using fixed or portable, computed radiography, digital radiology, and fluoroscopic diagnostic imaging equipment Ability to assess general patient condition and take action consistent with standards Skilled in the appropriate filters, cones, protective clothing and devices to obtain high-quality images Self-reliance and the ability to work independently Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking skills Attention to detail Excellent interpersonal and patient care skills Ability to train in the practice of diagnostic imaging Ability to be a team player, to collaborate well with others and work towards the same goal Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: Periodically Typical Tasks Performs general diagnostic imaging procedures using fixed or portable, general, digital, fluoroscopic or other diagnostic equipment; lifts and carries magazines to and from imaging equipment; identifies patients with two identifiers; positions patients and selects technical factors based on knowledge of radiologic science, specific equipment and patient assessment; processes diagnostic images Applies principles of radiation safety in compliance with federal, state and departmental standards; uses appropriate filters, cones, protective clothing and devices to obtain high-quality images with radiation exposure levels as low as reasonably achievable to patients, others and self; wears and exchanges radiation monitoring devices Assesses general patient condition, and takes action consistent with standards; monitors medical equipment and promptly adjusts or reports problems; observes and documents patient physical and procedural restraints Documents procedures and events in the patient's medical record and departmental logs in accordance with regulatory, hospital and departmental standards, using electronic and hand-written methods; identifies images and documents with patient, technologist, date/time and laterality information Transports patients to and from the exam table with assistance as necessary Schedules procedures and patients, transfers paper orders into an electronic order entry system; records information; produces, processes and collates images and paperwork, and submits them for interpretation; may be assigned to coordinate patient flow May perform venipuncture and CPR; assists physicians in preparing and/or administrating contrast media, setting up sterile and non-sterile trays, and providing instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Assists in training student technologists (interns) in the science and practice of diagnostic imaging Participates in departmental Quality Improvement efforts including conducting various quality control and assurance procedures Cleans instruments, imaging equipment, supplies and procedure rooms; reports failures and problems with equipment Maintains patient medical records and date integrity using Electronic Medical Record Systems Assists physicians in resolving imaging questions or issues Adheres to all applicable Federal, State and local regulations including the Joint Commission (TJC) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications Certificate Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) issued by the California Department of Public Health AND current certification and registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); AND possession of a valid Fluoroscopy Permit issued by the California Department of Public Health; AND c ertification in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by the American Red Cross. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing diagnostic imaging procedures with at least six (6) months in an acute care hospital. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau is announcing an employment opportunity to fill vacancies in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 infants and young children and their families throughout the County. These positions assist in planning, organizing and conducting a full-range of developmentally appropriate activities for children ages 0 - 3 enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. Infant/Toddler Associate Teachers will be assigned in a team-teaching model under lead direction of the Infant/Toddler Teacher. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Supports the Teacher-Project in organizing and maintaining a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensuring a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self-help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Supports the Teacher-Project in collaborating with parents, building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; and communicating verbally and in writing as approved by the Teacher-Project Assists the Teacher-Project in monitoring and maintaining all appropriate records, documents and files, submitting reports in a timely and accurate manner as required while following confidentiality guidelines Supports the Teacher-Project in screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Supports the Teacher-Project in implementing appropriate behavior management techniques Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models appropriate professional behavior to other instructional staff' Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of 15 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, and six (6) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education. Preference is given to candidates with an Associate of Art (A.A.) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Possession of six (6) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education is a must regardless of level of education. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC AT TCC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination, fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with the application. Transcripts obtained from college websites will not be accepted. Applicants who completed their education outside of the United States must submit verification of degree/equivalency with their application. Include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to Justin.Lagman@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam : As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested. The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Firefighter - Recruit Bargaining Unit: United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230 If you are looking for a career in the Fire Service as a Firefighter - Recruit, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization to start or advance your career. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's (CCCFPD) mission exists to provide you, your family and our communities with professional services dedicated to the preservation of life, property and the environment. Firefighters and Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service.CCCFPDhas multiple positions available within the county.CCCFPDunderstands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Why should you join Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Simple, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged and grow professionally, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District strives to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, apply today! We are looking for individuals who are : Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment goal is to hire people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on and off duty are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many ofthe most crucial aspects of the job requires firefighters to have a high fitness level. Team Players - Firefighters are a part of team. Being a team player and understanding the team concept is highly valued. What you will be responsible for: Performing hazard relief activities by responding to and controlling structure fires,wildlandfires, vehicles fires, hazardous materials releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. A few reasons you might love this job: As a firefighter withCCCFPDyou could be assigned to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing services from a bulldozer; or toUSARor hazmat team.CCCFPDis an all risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighters work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform their job. Firefighters commonly spend long hours together at the fire station, often working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter. For instance, our firefighters work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, rest and relaxation when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people, especially when it comes to saving their lives. CCCFPDis an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter at a busy fire district, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job: Firefighters must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. Exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, firefighters know the risk of injury is present on every call. Typical Tasks Participates in classroom training and manipulative exercises and drills Studies and completes homework assignments Takes periodic quizzes and examinations Operates tools and equipment to learn and demonstrate proficiency Takes periodic manipulative performance examinations Participates in physical fitness program defined by the Fire District Responsible for successful completion of all assigned training and is responsible for demonstration of an acceptable level of competence in all aspects of the training Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of (1) A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License, and (2) a valid California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) certificate. State of California approved EMT-1 and EMT-P training programs can be found at the California Emergency Medical Services Authority website . Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Age: At least 18 years of age on the date of application. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. Selection Process You must pass the FCTC written test with a 70% or above. Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must possess a valid Cal-JAC Candidate Physical Ability Card (CPAT) issued by FCTC. Cal-JAC CPAT cards are only valid 6 months prior to 3/16/19 and must be dated 9/17/18- 3/17/19 . Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) on 3/16/19 . Click here to find out the requirements to get on FCTC's SEL. To be considered for the Firefighter Recruit positions, you must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility List. Please visit www.FCTConline.org to register for upcoming written andCPATtests and learn more about the exam process, requirements and scheduled test locations/dates. The fee for the written test is $50.00 and the fee for theCPATis $150.00. Individuals who demonstrate a financial hardship may apply for a grant through the California Fire Foundation. See www.fctconline.org for the financial hardship application. Required Documentation : Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate or a valid National Registry EMT (NREMT) certificate. Written Examination: To be considered for this position, you must successfully pass the Entry-Level Firefighter Written Exam administered byFCTC. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results must be valid through March 16, 2019. CPATTest: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered byFCTCwithin the last 6 months. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates fromFCTC. Candidates must be active on theFCTCStatewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active onFCTC'slist, your results will be accepted. Contra Costa County will acceptCPATscores obtained after September 16, 2018. Final Selection: Eligible candidates will be grouped into one of three bands (A, B or C bands) based on test scores and any applicable veteran's credits. Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Please visit www.cccfpd.org to learn more about the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. We are also recruiting for Firefighter Paramedic - Recruit and if interested you will need to submit a separate application. To review the job description and salary information, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr . CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Telemetry Unit Assignment: Certification : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Gastroenterology unit (GI) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Assignment: Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a CCCRMC approved Crisis management and prevention certificate. Ambulatory Care or Detention Assignments: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements and Certifications: All ambulatory care specialty clinic and Detention assignments require training to perform standardized procedures in accordance with Board of Registered Nursing guidelines including successful completion of training and competency requirements and preceptorship for each applicable procedure, and specialty. AFI/NST (Amniotic Fluid Volume Assessment and Non-Stress Heart Rate) Monitoring Clinics must possess and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Hematology/Oncology clinics and Infusion Center require within six month of hire to be in possession of a valid chemotherapy provider card certification issued by the (ONS) Oncology Nursing Society, annual education related to oncology and demonstrated competency. Within 12 months of hire and every 12 months while employed perform three (3) chemotherapy starts and administer three (3) chemotherapy pushes every year.Must take and complete an ONS education class every two (2) years.' Public Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Behavioral Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, medical facility or detention obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years, six (6) months of which must have been in the Mental Health area. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Emergency Medical Services Assignment: Experience: Requires two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in an Emergency Department obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Contra Costa Health Plan Assignment: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience : Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint, pharmacology exam, and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving preschool children 2.5-6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university; or possession of an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units; and two (2) adult supervision units; or possession of a Bachelors degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units plus three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a preschool teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permit with the application. Transcripts obtained from college websites will not be accepted. Applicants who completed their education outside of the United States must submit verification of degree/equivalency with their application. Include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to Justin.Lagman@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam: As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested. The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 low-income infants and young children and their families throughout the County. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher leads a team of instructors to plan, organize and conduct a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for children 0-3 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development programs. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, 6 semester Early Childhood Education units related to infant/toddler care, plus 16 General Education (GE) units. Prefer an Associates of Arts (AA) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC TTC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Transcripts obtained from college websites will not be accepted. Applicants who completed their education outside of the United States must submit verification of degree/equivalency with their application. Include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to Justin.Lagman@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam: As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested. The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children. Under supervision of a Teacher, Associate Teachers assist in planning and conducting full-day, full-year classroom activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing the needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in working with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Models appropriate behavior for the children and other adults Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services and report unusual incidents to others as required Performs duties and responsibilities of the Teacher-Project during hours when the Teacher-Project is not assigned to the classroom Reports issues of concern to the Teacher-Project or Site Supervisor-Project Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses. Prefer an Associate of Art (A.A.) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Other Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with the application. Transcripts obtained from college websites will not be accepted. Applicants who completed their education outside of the United States must submit verification of degree/equivalency with their application. Include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to Justin.Lagman@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam: As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested. The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach a Child Development Teacher Permit and official or unofficial transcripts verifying completion of required coursework. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to Justin.Lagman@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: Applicants, including County Employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources and submit the required information at time of application. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) Conviction History Form, Fingerprinting and Physical Exam: As part of the application and selection process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History Form, submit to fingerprinting and a physical examination. Please note that the Conviction History Form should only be submitted when requested. The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . NOTE: Candidates who will complete their Master's degree requirements on or before June 30, 2018 are encouraged to apply . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Children and Family Services Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 1/7/19 - 4/14/19) Tentative Written Exam: May 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools, and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Children and Family Services Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults, and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work andnetwork with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 1/7/19 - 4/14/19) Tentative Written Exam: May 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for hearings as required, or is on stand-by when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides highly skilled case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.