County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

  • 455 County Center, Fifth Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, United States

San Mateo County government protects and enhances the health, safety, welfare, and natural resources of the community, and provides quality services that benefit and enrich the lives of the people of this community.

We are committed to:

  • The highest standards of public service
  • A common vision of responsiveness
  • The highest standards of ethical conduct
  • Treating people with respect and dignity

San Mateo County is located in the scenic San Francisco Bay Area. The County’s diverse population has approximately 750,000 residents, growing to over one million in daytime population. San Mateo County provides the benefits of a temperate climate and clean air, with abundant ocean sports and recreational activities. Rural open space areas, as well as metropolitan San Francisco, are within easy reach. San Mateo County government has a budget of $2.4 billion, with a workforce of over 5,400 employees in 22 departments and agencies.

San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

92 job(s) at County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a skilled Extra Help nurse to join our Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). At San Mateo Medical Center, we are always seeking ways to enhance the already impressive services we offer. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the exceptional care we provide and the extraordinary professionals who provide it. Here, you will have the chance to develop your talents with a skilled team of people who actively support and encourage each other's success. If you are ready to open new doors for your career, join us today! The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is part of a multidisciplinary response team who will work with law enforcement investigators, CPS social workers and Rape Trauma Services counselors responding victims at the Keller Center. The SANE is a registered nurse who will perform forensic medical exams to document injuries, collect and preserve evidence and provide post assault medications per protocol for adult and adolescent victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The SANE will assist pediatric providers with forensic evidence collection and documentation for pediatric sexual abuse patients. The SANE will complete mandated reporting requirements if necessary. The SANE will attend court proceedings if subpoenaed. The ideal candidate will: Have training as a forensic nurse examiner. A Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate. Experience working with diverse, underserved populations. Experience as a forensic nurse examiner preferred but not required. Compensation : Salary : Extra help nurses assigned to the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) will receive on call pay at the rate of $18.00/hour for all hours in an on call status and $23/hour for all hours in an on call status during a holiday. When SART Nurses are called to investigate an alleged sexual assault case, s/he shall receive a flat rate payment of $350.00 for all hours spent in relationship to the specific case. SART Nurses will not receive on call pay for time during which they are working on a specific case. Hours worked in a case review related to a subpoena, or to attend a meeting with the District Attorney in relation to a case, or to appear in court, or to attend mandatory meetings will be compensated at $55.00/hour. Nursing Training and Education : SART Nurses receive $55.00/hour for time spent participating in forensic nursing training and education, not to exceed 16 hours per year. NOTE: The current vacancy is for extra help. Extra-help positions offer temporary employment for 1040 hours, which is equivalent to about six months of full-time work, however employment might end sooner depending on the needs of the hiring departments.Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra-help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Follow Keller Center policies, procedures and protocols. Maintain professional rapport with all members of the team and member of other disciplines involved in the care of the sexual assault and domestic violence survivors. When on call, responds to page within 10 minutes. Report to the hospital within 60 minutes of a call. Actively participate in on-call monthly schedule, offering a minimum of 2 shifts per month; any changes in the on-call schedule must be approved by the clinical coordinator. A minimum of 2 exams per year is required to maintain skills. Attendance at a minimum of 6 staff meetings per year is expected. Be knowledgeable of community resources. Ensure confidentiality of all individuals in contact with the sexual assault or domestic violence program at all times. This position requires skills in complex decision making, organization, written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and the ability to remain non-judgmental. Qualifications Maintain a current California RN license. Must participate in Q/A, competency reviews and mandatory trainings. Successfully complete the SART/SANE accredited training program. Until a program is available, may be trained by a forensic nurse specialist based at the hospital. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. To apply, email your resume and cover letter describing your qualificationsto Cynthia Grivas, Clinical Services Manager Nursing, Acute Services, San Mateo Medical Center, cgrivas@smcgov.org. Please include your answers to these questions in your cover letter: Possession of a current unrestricted California license as a Registered Nurse is required to qualify for this recruitment. Do you possess a current unrestrictedCalifornia license as a Registered Nurse? (Please include your license number in your cover letter. A cover letter not containing the license number will disqualify you from this recruitment.) Please describe your experience and years of experience as a SANE if applicable. Why are you interested in this position? Please include the words "SANE-SART Nurse " in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format . Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Cynthia Grivas, Clinical Services Manager Nursing, Acute Care Services, San Mateo Medical Center, cgrivas@smcgov.org. NOTE: Applications are NOT accepted online . Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include a resume and answers to the questionswill not be considered. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a professional, goal-oriented and experienced Clinical Services Manager I -Nursing Supervisor . The Nursing Supervisor willplan, organize, direct and supervise the operations ofour acute care facility during the evening and night shifts. As Nursing Supervisor, you will have the opportunity tomanage patient care whileensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations. In addition, your responsibilities willinclude participating in training, coaching and counseling activities of nursing staff working on the evening and night shifts, as well as other projects as assigned that impact patients and nurses on the shifts you oversee. Youwill join a team of committed experienced nurses, and you willcover the 100-bed inpatient units and Emergency Department during evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years of charge nurse experience and/or a minimum of one year in a nursing management/supervisory role in an acute care accredited hospital. Experience working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Department(ED) is preferred, and Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Associationare required. The current position is part time (0.6 FTE). NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work with unit-based charge nurses, supervise and monitor the provision of nursing care withinSan MateoMedical Center. Monitor and control expenditures in the deployment of staffto ensure the accomplishment of objectives within an approved budget. Maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of public and private organizations, including staff in other Health Services Agency Divisions, County departments, medical staff, emergency medical services, law enforcement, other agencies and private health care providers. Answer questions and provide information to the public. Supervise the enforcement of applicable nursing standards, codes and regulations, as required. Provide staff assistance to higher level management on nursing or related issues. Perform related duties as assigned. Prepare reports regarding activity on assigned shift. Function as the liaison to the Administrator-on-Call and have delegated responsibility to be a resource to all departments who have staff in-house. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act; principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety and infection control practices; principles and practices of community health care including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services; principles and practices of program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; principles of budget preparation and monitoring; principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation; state and other regulatory requirements for assigned unit or program. Skill/Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate nursing services that ensure quality patient care and conform to all prescribed standards; work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations, including private medical providers; analyze service delivery problems accurately, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them; develop, evaluate and maintain accurate records; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts; communicate effectively with administrative, medical, professional, clinical and citizen groups; train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff, as appropriate; provide unit management and support during evening, off hours and weekends, if assigned to administration and designated as nursing supervisor. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of professional nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, of which at least one year included responsible supervisory experience, unless otherwise specified below in the additional qualifications. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the following assignments: Emergency Department: Must possess a BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) certificates approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.Two years of the required nursing experience must have been from working in an emergency department and includes experience with domestic violence and rape trauma reporting requirements. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Thorough and detailed responses to the supplementalquestions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date : Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel Interview: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Carolyn Burns(080718) (Clinical Services ManagerI - Nursing - D144) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
SHAPE THE FUTURE - WORK in the OFFICE of the PEOPLE The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division is seeking seasonal Election Vote Center Representatives (Office Assistant I) to assist in the upcoming November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election. Vote Centers have replaced polling places as in-person voting sites and offer additional services over a longer period of time. This position requires the ability to operate a computer and computer applications/software quickly and accurately. We are currently seeking dedicated and hard-working individuals for the temporary, full-time position ofVote Center Representativeto be hired for the following duties: Use a computer to verify voter eligibility. Provide information about the upcoming election. Guide voters on use of electronic vote machines. Operate/troubleshoot voting equipment. Provide in-person customer service including assisting voters to register to vote and assisting voters in casting a ballot. Issue ballots. Maintain accurate files and records. Several, but not all,Vote Center Representativesrequire fluency in Spanish, Mandarin and/or Cantonese, Tagalog/Filipino or Korean Vote Centers will be open for four to eleven days. Those hired can expect to work approximately 7 - 15 days including training. Vote Center Representatives will work 5 days per week and 8 hours per day. This assignment will include weekends and potentially 2 or more evenings. On Election Day, Vote Center Representatives will work from 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. or later if necessary. Vote Center hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily during the period of operation, including weekends and holidays, and 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 6, 2018. These positions may require evening work assignments. NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment.Hourly wage starts at: $18.38 Qualifications Ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year of general clerical, office assistant, phone services or computer experience, and a close attention to detail. Vote Center hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily during the period of operation, including weekends and holidays, and 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 6, 2018. These positions may require evening work assignments. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year of general clerical, office assistant, or phone services and 1 year of computer experience. The position requires basic addition and subtraction. Vote Center representatives must be proficient in the operation of a computer and computer software and applications. Applicants with experience as Poll Workers or Universal Polling Place staff are strongly encouraged to apply. Eleven-day Vote Centers will open on October 27, 2018, and four-day Vote Centers will open on November 3, 2018. Once opened, Vote Centers will remain operational through November 6, 2018. Critical skills for all Vote Center positionsinclude the ability to prioritize work, coordinate several activities, organize and maintain accurate files and records, and understand and carry out oral and written directions. Application/Examination Anyone may apply for this position. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application, followed by a departmental interview (weight: 100%). This is a continuous recruitment. The Elections Division will screen applications as they are received and will contact qualified candidates for department interviews.The positions could be filled at any time. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE ELECTIONS DIVISION OR THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT . The Elections Division will contact you by phone or email if your qualifications meet the current needs. Because these are full-time (term) positions, candidates whose applications indicate they are currently employed in a full-time capacity will not be contacted. However, if you are currently employed and would like to be considered, please indicate in your resume how you could meet the required work schedule given your current employment. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. (Computer access is available for free at any San Mateo County Library. Computer stations are also located at various County locations including 455 County Center, in the lobby of the first floor.) Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Tentative Interview Dates: Starting August 27, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. (Analyst: Arlene Cahill - Office Assistant I - E334 - 080118) Registration & Elections Division 40 Tower Road San Mateo, CA 94402 Website: www.shapethefuture.org Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Are you an experienced peace officer? The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is seeking current peace officers for the position of Deputy Sheriff Lateral. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office employs over six hundred sworn and civilian employees. Deputy Sheriffs investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas; receive, supervise and transport inmates; act as bailiff or civil deputy; and perform all related duties in law enforcement and crime prevention as may be assigned under general supervision. To avoid delays in processing your application for this position, please read all the information contained in this job posting prior to submitting an application. T h i s is NOT an ENTRY-LEVEL POSITION. Su cc e ss f u l candidates must have experience as a peace officer and must possess a valid California Basic POST Certificate. The Basic Certificate is awarded to current full-time peace officers of a POST-participating agency that have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite Basic Course requirement and the employing agency's probationary period. IMPORTANT: Applicants for this position must submit with their application a copy of their Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) Physical Agility Test results AND a copy of their valid California Basic POST Certificate or Basic Course Waiver Letter. The physical agility exam must have been completed within one year of the date the job application is submitted. Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test consists of five individually timed and weighted events, and the minimum passing score is 320. The Academy offers optional practice sessions for the WSTB. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy website. The following five events are individually timed and weighted in terms of value. 99-yard obstacle course with sharp turns and up to 34-inch high obstacles 165-pound body drag for 32-feet 6-foot chain link fence climb 6-foot solid wall climb 500-yard run All pre-application tests for Deputy Sheriff Lateral applicants have been outsourced to the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (aka The Academy). However, test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet the California Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) requirements. Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy ( www.theacademy.ca.gov ) and self-enrolling for the required test. Visit The Academy's website for current test schedules, requirements, and enrollment. 2. California Basic POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Certificate - The Basic Certificate is awarded, as defined in Regulation 1011, to currently employed full-time peace officers of a POST-participating agency who have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite Basic Course requirement and the employing agency's probationary period. Out-of-state applicants : Completion of the Basic Course Waiver process is an option for meeting California's Regular Basic Course training requirement for out-of-state applicants. An individual must successfully complete the entire four-step Basic Course Waiver (BCW) process to obtain a waiver. To begin or learn more about the Basic Course Wavier process, please visit https://www.post.ca.gov/basic-course-waiver-process.aspx . Qualifications Certificate: As required by the State of California, incumbents at this level must possess a valid California Basic POST Certificate. Education: High school diploma or its equivalent. License: Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent. Citizenship: U.S. citizen; permanent resident aliens must have applied for citizenship one year before the application date. Background: No felony convictions and no recent drug use. Physical Requirements: Must be free from any condition which might adversely affect fitness for the duties of the position; uncorrected visual acuity of at least 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/30 in each eye; weight must be in proportion to height. Other requirements: Willing to work irregular hours, holidays, weekends, and rotating shifts. Refrain from using tobacco products at any time for employees hired by the County after October 1, 2004. Application/Examination Anyone May Apply. Responses to supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our County of San Mateo application form along with your Basic POST Certificate and your physical agilityexam results. An application screening committee may select those applicants whose education, experience, training, and knowledge most closely match the requirements of the position and the needs of the Sheriff's Office. The examination will consist of a physical agility exam (weight: pass/fail) and a panel interview (weight: 100%). In order to be invited to the panel interview, candidates must have passed the physical agilityexam and possess a Basic POST certificate prior to applying. The panel interview will include the evaluation of a written exercise given just prior to the interview. Candidates will be notified of the date, time and place of the examinations. Subsequent phases of the selection process include a psychological evaluation, polygraph test, and medical examination. The Sheriff's Office will conduct final interviews with candidates who pass all required tests and evaluations. Final selection of candidates is made by the Sheriff's Office and is based on panel interview performance and information gathered in the background investigation, psychological and polygraph assessments, and medical evaluations. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. For specific questions regarding retirement, the San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association ( www.samcera.org ) can be contacted by email ( samcera@samcera.org ) or by phone (650-599-1234). Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Open until filled San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Analyst:Mandy Singh(102516) (Deputy Sheriff - H060) Keywords: Sheriff, officer, Deputy, Lateral Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a physician seeking to impact the health of underserved communities. Located in picturesque Half Moon Bay, Coastside Health Center offers excellent team based care in a location that offers adult and pediatric care with co-located mental health clinicians, and pharmacist, social worker and registered nursing support. Teams are dedicated to improving preventive and chronic disease outcomes; salary is competitive and there is a strong commitment to support provider and staff development. An ideal candidate is interested in joining an innovative, energetic, dedicated team deeply connected with its community. The Coastside Clinic is located in the quaint coastal town of Half Moon Bay, about 30 miles South of San Francisco. The Coastside Clinic is one of San Mateo Medical Center's outpatient clinics, providing comprehensive services including primary medical care, pediatrics, family medicine, women's health, onsite pharmacy, dentistry, social work and behavioral health support. The clinic has patient centered teams that are also focused on daily improvement work to create smoother workflows. There is also strong nursing and care team support. The Coastside Clinic has a deep community connection, providing care to a diverse patient population, including farm workers and other seasonal workers who may have limited access to care. About San Mateo Medical Center The San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC), located in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a public hospital and clinic system operating outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County, and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. SMMC is part of the County of San Mateo Health System. The San Mateo Medical Center is committed to providing quality medical care to meet the health needs of our diverse patient community. Our commitment is to provide quality care with a compassionate touch and we strive to help you maintain a balance between work and family. SMMC has been providing healthcare to our community and surrounding service area since 1930. It is committed to developing leadership across the organization and creating a culture of continuous process improvement using lean management and process improvement philosophy. Excellent Benefit Package * Health benefits include family coverage options, health, eye and dental insurance, basic disability, and medical malpractice coverage. * Retirement plans and health benefits for retirees. * Wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. * Additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards. * CME funds ($2500/year) for license/books and other supplies. * Some NHSC loan repayment support available. * Pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring. * 15% administrative time. * Protected quality improvement project time. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical and/or physical examinations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy or rehabilitation programs. Provide appropriate therapy to patients. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals in the community when necessary. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies; including documenting in Electronic Medical Record(EMR). Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Board certification or Board eligibility in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or a related area is highly desirable. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the medical field. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Hospitals and Clinics organization. Knowledge of communicable disease control. Knowledge of public health practices and procedures. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Completion of a residency training program approved by the American Medical Association, or two years of clinical experience post internship in an appropriate medical specialty. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The examination will consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. As a result, not all applicants are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interviews. All interviews will take place in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a "continuous" basisand selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Analyst:Kristin Herman(080618) (Staff Physician- F124) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking a Supervising Dentist . The San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System. Under general direction, the Supervising Dentist will supervise and direct the County wide dental services program and clinically direct and fully supervise professional, paraprofessional and support staff. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of clinical experience and three years of supervisory experience. This experience could be obtained in a clinic setting or through positions in a private practice. Dental services are performed in a hospital-based clinic and general clinic settings. As a result, dental services are integrated with health system processes and infrastructure support including electronic health records, medical dictation and the availability of dental and medical specialists in both the hospital and satellite clinics. Besides being a full-scope Medical Center and Hospital, the San Mateo Medical Center operates five dental clinics located in San Mateo (39th Avenue Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks HealthCenter- FOHC), Daly City (Daly City Clinic), Coastside Clinic (Half Moon Bay), and a Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) These clinics treat children and adults, homeless and transitional populations, and patients with HIVdiagnosis. All Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8AMto 5 PM, with someevenings, and some Saturday hours. There is an oral surgeon at the San Mateo facility every Wednesday, at FOHC every Monday, and at Coastside one day every other month. At FOHC and MDC, there is a special clinic where patients are treated by University of Pacific Third Year Residents. A UCSF Resident is present at the FOHC facility. Foothill dental hygiene students go to FOHC, MDC and Coastside Clinic during their last year of education. Pregnant women on Medi-Cal can also obtain dental services in all of the clinics. Additionally, San Mateo Medical Centeroversees dental care for correctional health. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Direct and administer the County wide dental services program. Plan, assign, review and supervise the work of assigned staff; train staff in work procedures and ensure the professional development of staff; develop individual and team performance. Evaluate employee performance, counsel employees and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions. Provide clinical supervision and direction to all levels of professional, paraprofessional and support staff including assigning, directing, and monitoring work. Develop and monitor adherence to policies, procedures and protocols. Teach and provide instruction to residents, interns and dental students. Coordinate the work of consulting dentists. Develop standards of medical care for specialty area. Participate in in-service training programs. Carry out a full range of dental care and treatment duties. Participate in clinical research. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Supervisory principles and practices, including work planning and evaluation, project management, scheduling and training. Job planning and prioritizing techniques. Principles of budget preparation and monitoring. Principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation. Development of medical policies, procedures and protocols. Preparation of comprehensive reports and other correspondence. Dental care management practices and principles including revenue retrieval. Principles and practices of modern dentistry and its application, techniques, procedures and equipment. Current developments, trends and research in the dental field. Pharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, supervise, direct, review and evaluate the work of others. Train others in work procedures. Analyze and resolve administrative problems related to the dental program. Direct County wide programs. Provide clinical direction to professional, paraprofessional and technical staff. Organize and prioritize work, meeting critical deadlines and follow up on assignments. Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence. Apply principles of effective management techniques. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, Medical Center staff, community organizations and others. Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals within the County or at any level within the Medical Center. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Three years of experience in the provision of professional dental services in a clinic or in a private practice. Licensure/Certification: License to practice dentistry issued by the California Board of Dental Examiners. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: October 5, 2018 Application Screening: October 9, 2018 Panel Interviews: October 23 and/or 25, 2018 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Kristin Herman (090718) (Supervising Dentist - F030) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo County has excellent job opportunities for Licensed Vocational Nurses to work at San Mateo Medical Center and Clinics. Are you passionate about serving and making a difference in the community?Are you looking to join a progressive and committed healthcare system? If yes, then we would like to hear from you! Licensed Vocational Nurses , under general supervision, provide a full range of vocational nursing care to patients in a variety of settings and at various health care facilities. Immediate needs are for LVNs to staff the medical clinics. We offer full-time, part-time, term, relief, and extra help positions. The ideal candidate willhave at least one year of paid LVN experience,willing to work various shifts, weekends and holidays, and must be able to perform heavy lifting duties when required. LVN working in clinicsmust be able to plan and present educational materials, teach and counsel others on health issues including family planning, STDs, AIDS and HIV infection, immunizations, and nutrition and develop work plans and schedules for special clinics and services. Previous LVN experience is strongly preferred. Some positions require bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). For more information regarding our clinics, departments, and services provided at each location, please visit: San Mateo Medical Center Clinics Correctional Health Services Psychiatry Services Examples Of Duties Duties for all positions may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in planning for care and instruction of patients. Record pertinent patient information in medical records. Report patients' needs to the appropriate medical and nursing staff. Feed, bathe, dress and care for patients. Position and exercise patients following prescribed procedures and techniques. Apply and change dressings using aseptic techniques. Following appropriate instruction by In-service Department and State certification, start I.V.'s and draw arterial and venous blood specimens. Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure. Collect or assist in the collection of gastric specimens, blood samples and other clinical material for testing. Assist medical professionals in procedures as instructed. Inventory and order medications. Participate in take-downs of violent patients. Inform patients of effects of medications. Administer prescribed treatments and medications, including injections. Instruct patients to maintain treatment at home. Reassure and calm agitated patients in an informative and sensitive manner. Screen patients for risk factors. Recommend treatment for common ailments, using standard protocol manuals and with registered nurse or physician review. May perform duties normally assigned to unlicensed personnel. Maintain accurate records. Perform related duties as assigned. If employed in Correctional Health Services: Prepare and deliver medications to 100 - 120 patients/inmates in a correctional facility. Clinic Option: LVNs in some positions will perform additional duties which may include, but are not limited to, the following: Run tests on blood and urine specimens in accordance with CLIA regulations. Determine immunizations needed and give injections. Remove sutures. Triage patients to determine nature and urgency of request. Teach and counsel patients on a variety of health related subjects. Perform duties associated with well care of children, including vision and hearing tests. To qualify under the clinic option, the incumbent must work in a clinic setting and spend at least 30% of his/her time performing duties listed under the clinic option. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles and methods of general vocational nursing. Medical terminology. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Perform vocational nursing procedures required for assigned setting. Comply with clinical procedures and policies. Maintain professional nurse/patient relationships. Work harmoniously with other personnel. Follow safety practices. Participate in orienting and instructing other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Maintain accurate records and prepare reports. Maneuver immobile patients and to lift and carry children weighing up to 40 pounds and sufficient stamina to stand and walk for full work shifts. In addition, the Clinic Option requires skill/ability to: Plan and present educational materials. Teach and counsel others on health issues including family planning, STDs, AIDS and HIV infection, immunizations, and nutrition. Develop work plans and schedules for special clinics and services. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license or interim permit as a Vocational Nurse. Must acquire a Certification in phlebotomy, I.V., and CPR within six months of hire. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Answers to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http ://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS The examination/selectionprocess will consist of the steps detailed in order below. Not all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Initial review of application materials (weight: pass/fail). Applicants submitting incomplete application and responses to the supplemental question, or who arelacking relevant qualifications and/or not following instructions will be disqualified. All applicants passing the first step will be placed on a list and will be referred to hiring managersasvacancies occur that match applicants' skills, as demonstratedin theapplication and current or previous background andexperience. Applicants passing the second step will be contacted by a hiring manager or his/her designee for an interview. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Final Filing Date: Openuntil filled At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HRContact: Carolyn Burns(013118) Keyword: LVN, vocational nurse, vocation, RN, nurse Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on September 13, 2018 from a continuous recruitment to closing. The Final Closing Date will be September 20, 2018. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on September 4, 2018to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." NOTE: On August 29, 2018, the tentative interview date was updated. San Mateo Medical Center is seeking a motivated professional to fill the position of Manager of Population Health Finance Strategy . Through growth and change, San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) remains committed to providing quality medical care to meet the health needs of the community. Our commitment is to provide quality patient centeredcare with a compassionate touch. San Mateo Medical Center is an integrated delivery system of healthcare focused on the needs of the underserved, within a County system of care. SMMC serves as a key provider within the Health Plan of San Mateo's (HPSM) public/private network. Our integrated delivery system includes a fully accredited acute care hospital, specialty services, ancillary services, emergency services, and psychiatric services. SMMC is licensed to operate 448 beds including a 62-bed medical/surgical unit, a 7-bed intensive care unit, a 34-bed inpatient psychiatric services unit and 64 skilled nursing beds in San Mateo. We also oversee the operation of the 281-bed Burlingame Long-Term Care Facility. Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, and in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Ambulatory Services, other Executive team members, and the Population Health team, the Manager of Population Health Finance Strategy (Manager) is responsible for supporting SMMC's approach to Population Health by aligning the hospital's reimbursement models with organizational initiatives to reduce disparities, build patient centered medical homes, improve care transitions, advance nurse practice, and transform the revenue cycle in consideration of changes in public payer reimbursement strategies which are migrating from volume-based to value-based models. The Director will facilitatethe development of financial strategies, evaluate the feasibility of alternative payment models,advise the Executive Management Team on government payment policy ramifications.The successful hire will also plan, manage, and operationalize managed care and value-based care agreements between the Health Plan of San Mateo and San Mateo Medical Center. The ideal candidate will possess at least seven years of experience with progressive responsibility in the healthcare environment, at least five of which should include the analysis, design, evaluation and management of Medicaid/Medi-Cal policy programs and reimbursement models. Additionally,a thorough understanding of the healthcare market, managed care, physician organizations, strategic planning, and knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations is highly desired.Certification in Lean Six Sigma is desired. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Deputy Director of Ambulatory Services, other Executive team members and the Value-Based Care team to achieve desired outcome. Monitor and analyze health reform initiatives and regulatory changes for potential implications on hospital finances and provide subject expertise on public payor reimbursement methodologies and payment policies. Serve as a resource for SMMC staff in understanding payment policies. Develop and implement medical center (hospital & clinics) revenue growth strategies and provide supporting impact analysis. Assess organizational readiness to enter into alternative payment arrangement agreements, including, but not limited to, potential risk-sharing agreements, such as risk-corridors. Facilitate implementation of risk -sharing arrangements. Collaborate with the Ambulatory network to recommend operational practices to ensure successful financial outcomes. Serve as program manager of health plan agreements, resolve managed care operational issues, lead ongoing operational initiatives, including interfacing with the Ambulatory leadership of Medical Directors, Clinic Managers, Supervisors, providers, and staff. Build and maintain strong relationships with health plan personnel and other partner entities to enable strong operational results, contract compliance, and expanded revenue opportunities. Lead a team that serves as day-to-day point of contact for the health plan. Recommend contract modifications related to payment terms and conditions that align with the organizations strategic initiatives. Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with stakeholder groups, represent SMMC in advisory groups and advocate for payment methodologies that leverage SMMC's strengths. Provide supervision to Managed Care Analyst/Business Strategist. Qualifications Knowledge of : Federal, State and local laws and regulations applicable to assigned area of responsibility, such as public liability and/or accounting laws. Advanced principles and practices of fiscal resource planning. Advanced principles of financial administration, including public budgeting and reporting. -Advanced principles of financial and actuarial forecasting and financial analysis. Basic principles and practices of County-wide operations and its administration and organization. Principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation. Computer systems and applications as used within the County. Skill/Ability to : Plan, organize, supervise, coordinate, direct, organize and participate in a wide variety of advanced administrative and operational activities related to the assigned work section, program area specialty or department. Coordinate activities with other departments, programs and/or outside agencies. Direct and participate in the analysis of a wide variety of highly complex administrative and operational problems and make effective operational and/or procedural recommendations. Develop, administer and interpret policies, guidelines and procedures related to the assigned program area. Plan, schedule and manage large scale projects. Negotiate agreement between differing individuals and groups of individuals. Monitor current and proposed Federal, State and local legislation which impact on assigned area of responsibility. Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to gain acceptance, cooperation, or agreement of a plan, activity, and/or program idea. Work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations. Supervise, evaluate and train assigned personnel. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately. Prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures, grant applications and contracts. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Three years of increasingly responsible experience performing a wide variety of administrative, financial, managerial or automation duties in a large, complex public agency. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before the final filing date. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: **Please note: This positionhas been filled Application Screening Date: TBD Civil Service Interview: TBD At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst - Wendy Young (082018) - (FinancialServices Manager II - D151) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on May 16, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo Medical Center is currently seeking a professional, goal-oriented Nursing Supervisor who willplan, organize, direct, and supervise the operations ofour acute care facility during the evening and night shifts. As Nursing Supervisor, you will have the opportunity tomanage patient care whileensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations. In addition, your responsibilities willinclude participating in training, coaching and counseling activities, and other projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years of charge nurse role experience and/or minimum of one year in a nursing management/supervisory role in an acute care accredited hospital. A background in ICU/ED andACLSpreferred. The successful hire will have delegated responsibility to manage and supervise patient care operations for 100-bed in-patient units with an active Emergency Department, during nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. NOTE: This is an extra-help/relief, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Organize, supervise, and monitor the provision of nursing care and/or related services within a defined nursing unit or program. Maintain an effective working relationship with a variety of public and private organizations, including staff in other Health Services Agency Divisions, County departments, medical staff, other agencies, and private health care providers. Answer questions and provide information to the public. Supervise the enforcement of applicable nursing standards, codes, and regulations, as required. Consult with nursing staff as needed to establish and implement nursing care plans for high risk patients or patients with changes in clinical conditions during the assigned shift. Consult or, if appropriate, perform nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol, and procedures. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions, and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Work with patients and their families to address concerns. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports, and/or serving on special committees. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety and infection control practices. Principles and practices of community health care, including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education, and related services. Principles and practices of program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; Principles of budget preparation and monitoring. Principles of personnel training, supervision, and evaluation. Skill/Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate nursing services that ensure quality patient care and conform to all prescribed standards. Work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations, including private medical providers. Analyze service delivery problems accurately, develop recommendations, and take appropriate action to resolve them. Develop, evaluate, and maintain accurate records; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures, and contracts. Communicate effectively with administrative, medical, professional, clinical, and citizen groups. Train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups, and staff, as appropriate. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is three years of professional nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Application/Examination Anyone may apply. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: Pass/Fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ Application Filing Deadline: Continuous Application Screening: TBD Panel Interviews: TBD Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Carolyn Burns (050218) (Relief Nursing Supervisor- F098) Keywords: nurse, RN, clinical, medical, health services, hospital Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on May 31, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System has an exciting career opportunity available for an Emergency Medical Services - Health Services Manager I , to plan, organize, direct, and supervise the operations of health-related services such as community education, the delivery of care in the pre-hospital system and specialty care systems, paramedic and EMT accreditation, pre-hospital continuing education and quality improvement. Assist with Emergency Preparedness; provide staff support to higher level management within the EMS area; select, train and supervise professional, technical, and clerical staff, and perform other related duties as assigned. The current vacancy is in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency of the Health System, located at 801 Gateway Blvd., South San Francisco, CA, but will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. The EMS Health Services Manager I, under the direction of higher management, will liaison with the County's ambulance contract provider, fire agencies and the County's Public Safety Communications; and will represent the EMS Agency on various projects and at stakeholder meetings; and performs various assignments related to Agency. Primary responsibilities include: Monitoring ongoing division, program, and department-level programs; Use and evaluate data collection on the electronic pre-hospital patient care record; complete initial analysis and information gathering; Ensure all information is kept confidential and HIPAA compliant; Coordinate program activities, including planning, prioritizing; monitoring and participating in various agency-wide program meetings; Monitor activities and evaluates performance of emergency medical services providers, including EMT's paramedics, emergency medical dispatchers, and training programs; Oversee and audit controlled substance medications and other EMS medications and equipment, under the direction of higher level management; Help design or development of specific databases for collection, tracking, and statistical reporting of EMS data; Participate in or help initiate proposal or report writing; Make recommendations regarding quality improvement services delivery and changes to EMS Agency policies, procedures and protocols; Assist with the implementation of a new computer-aided-dispatch (CAD) system at the County's Public Safety Communication, representing the EMS Agency at system-wide meetings; Assist in the development and implementation of a system-wide evaluation in preparation of an RFP and associated processes for a contract for emergency ambulance services; and Monitor EMS program oversight by direct observation via field ride-alongs. Reporting to higher level management staff, will help oversee critical components of the EMS system to include but not limited to: Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), contracted fire response Advanced Life Support (ALS), contracted emergency ambulance ALS response, specialty care systems (Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, and Pediatrics) and the Health System Emergency Preparedness Response Program.This position will provide exposure to county-based programs looking at many things including EMS system response times, and pre-hospital care programs and many other programs. This is a dynamic time in healthcare and emergency medical services. The EMS Health Services Manager I will be part of a team looking toward the future to assist in developing a resilient EMS system that allows flexibility, value-added efficiency in service and cost delivery models, while providing quality emergency medical care This position offers opportunities for creative critical thinking, autonomy, growth, coaching, and mentoring. Successful candidate will contribute to the advocacy for programs, policies, and strategies which ensure all County of San Mateo residents have the opportunity to live long and healthy lives. The EMS system depends on many different elements working together to provide quality services to our community and high-quality care to those who work, live, or play in the County of San Mateo. To be successful, the EMS agency works with many community partners that include fire agencies, our contracted ambulance transport company (AMR), law enforcement agencies, public safety communications, and community colleges. In addition, we facilitate cross-collaboration amongst multiple county divisions on many projects and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience working in or with an EMS system; experience with management or oversight of programs and staff; be self-motivated and result-oriented; have administration experience in a nursing or paramedic role; have experience monitoring medications, including controlled substances; be experienced in advanced and basic life support procedures and equipment; have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have demonstrated critical thinking ability; have project management experience; have the, ability to change priorities due to operational need demonstrating flexibility in work assignments; and have experience developing and fostering collaborative relationships. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possession of acurrent California license as an EMT-P or Registered Nurse in good standing (an EMT certification may not be substituted). Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Bachelor's degree with a major in public health, healthcare administration, nursing, public administration, or other course work applicable to the area of specialization; one year of supervisory experience in a health, social services or community-based program that included responsibility for program planning, client services, program evaluation, budget administration, or community resource coordination; and experience working in a hospital, emergency medical services (fire or ambulance) provider or other healthcare setting. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration and program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; principles and practices of community health care including current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services; principles of budget preparation and monitoring; and principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation. Skill/Ability to: Apply principles and techniques of community organization, including community awareness, resource coordination, and mobilization of diverse community groups; organize, direct and coordinate program services; work cooperatively with other County departments and public and private organizations; analyze problems accurately, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them; prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts; speak effectively to diverse audiences, including professional, clinical and citizen groups; and train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date:CONTINUOUS At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HRContact:YvonneAlvidrez(051118) (Health Services Manager I - D023) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is seeking a qualified and experienced Court Staff Attorney to fill the role of Hearing Officer. The court's mission is to apply the law fairly to protect individual freedom and to promote the welfare of the people. As a Court Staff Attorney / Hearing Officer , you will play a key role in carrying out our mission, including our goal ofcontinuing to find innovative ways to conduct business and provide essential court services to our community.Our Probate and Civil Divisions need your expertise in performing a wide variety of legal research duties and all phases of legal work. Apply today! Court Staff Attorney I ($81,556.80 - $101,649.60 Annually) is the entry level attorney position for the court. Court Staff Attorney II ($98,488.00 - $122,720.00 Annually) is the experienced level attorney position for the court. The ideal candidate will be a member of the California State Bar (required) and have strong working knowledge of California probate and civil law and procedure, as well the functions of a California Superior Court. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following preferred qualifications: Experience as a hearing officer. Experience performing legal research in probate and civil law matters. Experience in proceedings under the Lanterman-Petris-ShortAct. Knowledge of general legal principles and application to probate and civil law. Knowledge of the Civil, Probate, Evidence and Welfare and Institutions Codes; the Code of Civil Procedure; California Rules of Court and local rules. Knowledge of evidentiary principles, pre-trial, hearing and trial procedures. Knowledge of computerized legal research and related applications, such as LexisNexis and Westlaw, as well as office applications, such as Word. Working knowledge of family or criminal law. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines. Strong understanding of the importance of and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Please visit http://www.sanmateocourt.org/ for more information on our organization. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Conduct certification review and capacity hearings pursuant to the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act. Provide independent legal research to the judges and commissioners of the San Mateo County Superior Court bench. Research and provide written memoranda for those matters set before the Probate Judge and/or the Law and Motion Judge's daily calendar. Review and make recommendations on any probate or civil ex parte motionpresented to the court on the daily ex parte calendar(s). Research, prepare memoranda, draft orders and meet with the designated judge on specially set matters. Review and brief preliminary injunctions and writs and receivership matters filed with the court. Draft, review, edit and research local rules of court as directed. Qualifications Knowledge of: Legal terminology, procedures, principles, and concepts. Legal research techniques, including the use of case law, statutory law, secondary sources and legal indexes and digests. Administrative procedures of the Superior Court. Office practices and procedures, including filing and operation of standard office equipment such as a computer. Business data processing principles and the use of automation tools for retrieval and analysis. Business letter and legal document formatting. Correct English usage, including grammar, spelling and punctuation. Rules of evidence and trial and hearing procedures. Computer applications related to the work. Techniques for dealing with persons of various ages and ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, who may have physical and/or emotional problems. Specific assignments may require knowledge of: Laws, codes and regulations related to the process of establishing parentage and establishing, modifying and enforcing child and spousal support, visitation, health care coverage and related child/parent matters. Practices and techniques of effective mediation. Community resources for the provision of assistance to parents and children. Skill/Ability to: Interpret, evaluate, make decisions in accordance with, and explain complex laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Prepare statements of fact, law and argument. Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, documents, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. Make sound, independent decisions within established legal, policy and procedural guidelines. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Court Staff Attorney II: A typical way to qualify is three years as a Court Staff Attorney I. Other Requirements: Membership in the California State Bar Association, San Mateo County Bar Association and specialty section memberships as determined by the Court Executive Officer. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This recruitment is being conducted in collaboration with the County of San Mateo. This recruitment is open to any attorney with the minimum qualifications, who is a member in good standing with the California State Bar. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Online application packets will consist of the following parts, and all four parts must be submitted with the online application form by the application deadline: A completed standard Court/County of San Mateo online application form. Responses to the supplemental questions that are part of the online application form. A resume attached to the online application form. A writing sample specific to a probate petition or civilmotionthat you have briefed and argued, no longer than five (5) pages, also attached to the online application form. PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. In case of a high volume of applications, the court reserves the right to limit the number of candidates interviewed to the most highly qualified. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: September 25, 2018, 11:59 PM Application Screening: September 27, 2018 Panel Interview: October 10 and/or 11, 2018 The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and weencourage applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity. Note: Although the County is conducting the recruitment with the Superior Court, this position is not a County position. Analyst: Lillian Lilles(091118) (Court Staff Attorney I/II - X434/X435) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Courtroom Clerk I/II. You will provide direct administrative assistance to supervisors, the Judges, and Commissioners; interact with attorneys, the public, and other County agencies; process a variety of legal documents; provide data entry support; maintain accurate and timely records of court proceedings; and provide support services to the Clerk's Office. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in the legal field and working knowledge of court documents, processing procedures, and legal terminology. Additionally, the ideal candidate has the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of computers and court automated systems. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism while working with a diverse group, including the judicial officers, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and adapt in a challenging work environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently. Excellent public speaking, listening, and written communication skills. Courtroom Clerks are expected to work in any court department and must be able to travel to any court location in the county. The court's mission is to apply the law fairly to protect individual freedom and to promote the welfare of the people. Please visit http://www.sanmateocourt.org/ for more information on our organization. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Attend all court proceedings and record and transcribe minutes of legal actions and proceedings such as disposition of pleas, trial settings, other motions, continuances, and all findings and rulings made by the court. Maintain a judge's daily court calendar and inform appropriate individuals of changes; record assignment of cases and confer with attorneys to set hearing dates. Screen visitors and attend confidential hearings in the judge's chambers; prepare and process appropriate documentation resulting from such hearings. Impanel and poll jurors, record challenges, administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses and jurors and record jury service and compensation due; provide general, non-legal information regarding courtroom policies and procedures to courtroom participants. Receive, mark and maintain records of evidence and exhibits; ensure the safekeeping of such materials during the proceedings. Read charges and read and record verdicts and sentences; prepare abstracts of judgments for sentencing purposes. Notify involved parties of various court matters by telephone, in person or by preparing correspondence; answer routine inquiries and correspondence regarding court matters such as court orders, hearing and filing dates and the judge's decisions. Provide varied office and administrative assistance to the judge. Enter and retrieve data and prepare reports using a personal or on-line computer system; create new databases and report formats using preprogrammed software for case management. Organize work, set priorities and ensure that critical deadlines are met. Organize and maintain varied general and departmental files; initiate new filing systems and purge outdated materials as required; maintain tickler files and independently follow up on matters as necessary. Operate standard office equipment such as a typewriter, word processor, copy reproduction, facsimile machine, calculator or telephone. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Courtroom Clerk I - Two years of experience receiving, filing and processing a variety of legal documents such as are found in a Court. Courtroom Clerk II - One year of experience attending court sessions, maintaining records of courtroom activities and providing office support assistance to a judge. Knowledge of: Court and courtroom policies, procedures, practices and terminology; applicable codes, rules of court and proceedings and general legal terminology, process and format; office and administrative practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; records management practices and procedures, including indexing and cross-indexing; business letter writing and the proper form for typed material; correct English usage, including grammar, spelling and punctuation; principles and techniques for dealing with the public, often when relations may be strained; basic business data processing principles and practices; and business arithmetic. Skill/Ability to: Understand and apply Court, courtroom and basic legal policies, practices, procedures and terminology and explain them to court participants; perform detailed, complex and difficult courtroom support work quickly and accurately; organize and prioritize work, meet critical time deadlines and coordinate multiple activities; deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals; make accurate arithmetic calculations; exercise initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; compose correspondence independently or from brief instructions; use standard office equipment, including a word processor and/or a personal or on-line computer; organize and maintain accurate files and records; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and type at a rate of 40 net words per minute from printed copy. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. This recruitment is being conducted in collaboration with the County of San Mateo. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of a written examination (pass/fail). Candidates who pass the written examination will be invited to a panel interview, including a writing exercise (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. Written Examination The written exam is a basic civil service / government examination.It is a 100-question multiple-choice test with six subject areas including: Clerical Skills; Written Communication; Problem-Solving, Analysis, and Mathematical Ability; Public and Interpersonal Relations; Legal Procedures and Terms; and Technical Expert/Resource. Applicants must achieve a passing score on the written examination to move forward to the interview. Most libraries and bookstores stock study guides for civil service/government examinations. Applicants are encouraged to review these resource materials prior to taking the examination. While the Court does not recommend or endorse specific books, job seekers can ask librarians or store employees for guidance when selecting appropriate study aids. Panel Interview The panel interview is a standard component of most Civil Service selection processes. Each candidate will be interviewed individually by a panel of three (or more) subject matter experts from the Court. All candidates will be asked the same questions, in the same order, for approximately the same amount of time. Responses to each question will be scored based on pre-determined scoring criteria. Each candidate will receive an overall interview score. Candidates who achieve a passing score on the panel interview will be placed on the eligible list ranked according to their interview score. As part of the interview process, each candidate will complete a writing exercise prior to their interview. The writing exercise will be scored and the score will be part of the overall score for the panel interview. The anticipated dates of the recruitment and examination processes are listed below. Please make plans to be present for these opportunities. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: September 25, 2018,11:59 PM Written Examination: October13, 2018 Panel Interview: October 30 and/or 31, 2018 Please Note: The Written Examination date of Saturday,October13, 2018 is firm. The exact time and location of the exam will be sent to applicants byOctober 3, 2018. WrittenExams are usually given in San Mateo Countyand generally start at 8:00 AM. Because of the logistics involved in giving the exam, no make-up exams will be offered except in cases where there is a need for a special accommodation. Please make plans now to be available for the October 13th examination. The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and weencourage applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity. Note: Although the County is conducting the recruitment with the Superior Court, this position is not a County position. Analyst: Lillian Lilles(091118) (Courtroom Clerk I/II - X074/X075) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is seeking qualified andexperienced Ambulatory Care Nurses for its outpatient clinics. Under direction, Ambulatory Care Nurses perform professional nursing duties for outpatient clinic patients; treat and educate patients, their families and the public about various medical conditions; record medical histories and symptoms; perform diagnostic tests and analyze results; operate medical machinery; administer treatment and medications; assist with patient follow-up and rehabilitation; and perform other duties as assigned and required by the assigned clinical setting. This journey level Nurse is fully competent to independently perform a full range of professional nursing duties and procedures that require the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment. Incumbents also provide lead direction to other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. In addition, Ambulatory Care Nurses assigned to community clinics provide preventive care and treat patients with a variety of illnesses and injuries. The ideal candidate is a licensed Registered Nurse with at least one year of health care work experience preferred, ideally as a Registered Nurse (RN); is skilled in case management and triage assessment; knowledgeable in care coordination; experienced in medication reconciliation; has worked with the underserved population and on interdisciplinary teams. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred .The ideal candidate is also a critical thinker,fast learner and thrives in a dynamic environment. Computer literacy, prior experience withelectronic medical records (E-Clinical Works preferred) andregistries strongly preferred, as well as flexibility to work nights and weekends. About San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. We have clinics located around the County where we currently have full- and part-time opportunities to be part of a care team providing continuity care. Our clinics are located in San Mateo (Edison Clinic, Innovative Care Clinic, Medical Specialty Clinic, OB/GYN Clinic, and Surgical Specialty Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks Health Center and Sequoia Teen Wellness Center), Daly City (Daly City Health Center and Daly City Youth Health Center), South San Francisco (South San Francisco Health Center), and Half Moon Bay (Coastside Clinic). For more information regarding our clinics and services provided at each location, click here . Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Complete patient assessments and triage, record patient histories, symptoms and observations. Establish and implement nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation. Participate in patient case conferences and rounds. Organize, assign and supervise duties and responsibilities of other staff members as a team leader; orient and teach new staff members of the nursing team and students. Perform nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Care coordination of patient centered care based on evidenced based guidelines (Patient Centered Medical Home); coordinate based on patients' health care needs and treatment recommendations to establish and maintain a plan of care, jointly created and managed by patients, family, and care team. Participate in educational programs to maintain level of expertise. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports and/or serving on special committees. Maintain records and prepare reports. Operate a variety of medical machinery and equipment. Administer treatment and medications. Maintain knowledge of outpatient resources. Develop discharge plans for patients. Perform related duties as assigned and as required by assigned work setting, as described below. Provide preventive care and/or treatment to patients in a community or specialty clinic with a variety of conditions, illnesses and/or injuries. Check vital signs, give injections, provide wound care and perform catheterization and Point of Care Testing. Ensure patients preference, goals, and experiences are communicated to primary care provider, and working with various specialty disciplines as needed. Prepare educational materials, facilitate transitions, connect with community, and align resources with population needs. Run immunization clinics, blood drives, and public seminars, as required. Manage, monitor and adjust doses based on protocols and physician instructions. Perform phlebotomy. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act. Current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting. Safety and infection control practices. Clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Nurse Practice Act. Perform nursing procedures required for assigned clinical setting. Comply with clinical procedures and policies. Maintain professional nurse-patient relationships. Communicate with and educate patients, families, and the public who come from a diverse background. Work harmoniously with other personnel. Follow safety practices. Assist in the instruction of other nursing and paraprofessional personnel. Bend, kneel and squat as needed. Occasionally use upper extremities to exert force to push and pull patients/objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Work in a busy environment. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse or equivalent and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Some positions may require possession of an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form . The examination will consist ofa scored evaluation of relevant training and experience (weight: 100%) based solely on the responses to the supplemental questions. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply Online' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. Final Filing Date : Open until filled San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Analyst:Carolyn Burns (060617) (Ambulatory Care Nurse- F014) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo BehavioralHealth and RecoveryServices (BHRS) seeks a Board eligible or a Board certifiedpsychiatrist to serve as a staff Adult Psychiatrist for the Collaborative Care Team (CCT). The Collaborative Care Team psychiatrist will provide professional adult psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients of BHRS. The position is full time, FTE, 40 hours per week, and currently open for hire. The CCT program is located in San Mateo, California, but the team is primarily field based. The position will travel to out of county placement facilities to provide psychiatric care for San Mateo County clients. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, reimbursement of professional dues and expenses (up to $2,500/year), an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. As a national leader in community mental health services, BHRS offers the opportunity to practice state-of-the-art psychiatry without third party intrusions, the ability to work with a diverse client group with a wide range of diagnoses, the chance to participate in a team model, and the opportunity to supervise psychiatric residents in our award winning Psychiatric Residency Program. BHRS uses evidence-based treatment approaches in our system of care services, while seeking continuing improvement and development in the areas of cultural competence, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems, and supportive housing. Our achievements reflect the work of dedicated staff as well as the valuable input of mental health system partners--criminal justice and human services agencies, private providers and contract agencies, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commission members, families, and consumers. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct psychiatric assessments and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy, psychotherapy, rehabilitation programs, and medications as needed. Responsible for the psychiatric care of clients at skilled nursing facilities serving San Mateo County/BHRS clients on an as needed basis. Provide bridge medications as necessary for complex clients returning from state hospitals or out of county facilities. Responsible for reviewing CCT/ARM complex client's medication regiment and collaborating with prescribing psychiatrist when warranted. As needed re-assess conserved client's grave disability status and complete re-determination paperwork. Medication management, including Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders as needed. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work and provide consultation to CCT/ARM team members regarding client's psychiatric care. Provide psycho education for CCT/ARM staff and support program development. Participate in LEAP improvement efforts as needed. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff. Prepare reports and maintain timely records of activities. Conduct and direct individual and group psychotherapy. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals, within BHRS/county contract providers, and/or other departments (i.e. SMMC, Aging and Adult) and out of county treatment teams. Confer with clients' relatives or loved ones regarding illness and treatment. Maintain electronic records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to BHRS standards and other regulatory agencies. Develop comprehensive case histories. Travel out of county to provide psychiatric care and consultation for San Mateo County clients. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the field of medicine and psychiatry. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. General Medicine and its relationship to psychiatry. Current techniques and dynamics of individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Chemical dependency and abuse and its relationship to psychiatry. Psychiatric principles and practices. Community mental health practice and program options. Treatment approaches and differential diagnosis of the mentally ill. HIPPA regulations. Medical ethics as they relate to patient care. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, HIPAA, JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. Resume or CV will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the County of San MateoHuman Resources Department. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Kristin Herman(051518) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to improving the quality of life within the community. Here is your opportunity to make a difference by beginning a career in law enforcement! We are currently seeking dedicated men and women to serve as Correctional Officers responsible for the supervision of inmates and inmate activity in County detention facilities. To avoid delays in processing your application for this position, please carefully read all of the information contained in this job posting prior to submitting an application. IMPORTANT PRE-APPLICATION EXAM INFORMATION Applicants for Sheriff's Correctional Officer must have passed the entry level physical agility exam with a minimum score of 320and the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-score of 46, within a year of the date of application in order to be placed on the eligible list. Pre-application tests for Sheriff's Correctional Officer applicants have been outsourced to the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (aka The Academy); however, test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet California Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) requirements as outlined below. Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy and self-enrolling in the required written test and physical agility test. For current test schedule and enrollment, visit The Academy's website at www.theacademy.ca.gov . A valid Basic Police Academy certification, meeting POST requirements, datedwithin one year of applicationwill be accepted in lieu of PELLETB and WSTB scores.Academy certifications obtained more than a year agowill be accepted in lieu of PELLETB, but applicants must submit WSTBresultswithin a year of application.. Note: While the physical agility test can be retaken immediately, the written exam can only be retaken once every 30 days. Practice sessions for the physical agility test are also offered through The Academy. 1) Written Test - POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - This test must be completed in less than 2.5 hours, and it must be passed with a minimum T-Score of 46 . T-Scores will determine your ranking on our eligible list. The areas covered by the test include: Spelling - Select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options. Vocabulary - Select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options. Clarity - Select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options. Reading - Read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content. CLOZE - Use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains missing words. 2) Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test mirrors the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) test and is advertised as such on The Academy's website. The minimum passing score is 320 . The Academy offers optional practice sessions for the WSTB. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy's website. The events include: 99-yard obstacle course 165-pound body drag for 32-feet 165-pound body lift IMPORTANT : When you report for the test, inform The Academy that you are applying to be a Correctional Officer with San Mateo County. You will not be required to participate in climbing the 6-foot chain link fence or 6-foot solid wall. Examples Of Duties Correctional Officer duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive, search, book, fingerprint, and guard inmates in the correctional facilities. Take custody of inmates' property. Maintain records of bookings, releases, transfers, money and other functions of the correctional facilities. Prepare inmates for court and for release. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Skill/Ability to: Exercise good judgment. Read and comprehend legal documents, law enforcement manuals, and court decisions. Follow instructions. Function effectively under stress. Project authority. Make accurate observations. Perform strenuous physical activity. Write reports and correspondence. Communicate effectively orally. Communicate with all types of people. Meet State of California POST medical and physical standards for law enforcement personnel. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a Class C California driver license or equivalent. Other Requirements: Graduation from high schoolOR possession of a General Education Development Certificate. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship one year prior to applying for this position with San Mateo County. Must not have any felony convictions. Must pass a written and physical agility test as outlined above. Must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays, weekends and rotating shifts. Must pass a background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph and medical evaluations. Refrain from using tobacco products at any time for employees hired by the County after October 1, 2004. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions and copies of your PELLETB and Physical Agility examscores, or a validBasic Police Academy certificate must be submitted in addition to the regular employment application form. See description above for information regarding these exams and the required passing scores. Candidates who meet all the requirements described above will be placed on an eligible list (hiring list). This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply Online' button below or above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Please keep available the instructions below on how to attach documents to your application as you prepare to submit your application. Applications submitted without the required attachments will be immediately disqualified. Do not submit an application if you do not yet have your test results! - In the application form, choose the Attachments link - Click the Add Supplemental Attachment link - Select "PELLETB T Scores" in the Attachment Type choices - Click Upload to find and select your saved document - Click the Add Supplemental Attachment link again - Select "Physical Agility Result" in the Attachment Typechoices - Click Upload to find and select your saved document - Click on the Next button to proceed with the rest of the application process Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact:Mandy Singh(06222018) (Sheriff's Correctional Officer - H058) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center is a mission-driven, integrated healthcare delivery system focused on continuous quality improvement. If you believe in the power of team-based care and innovation, we want you to be part of our team! At San Mateo Medical Center, our physicians provide high quality, comprehensive medical care and treatment to a diverse patient population. We have a patient-centered, team based model with an emphasis on prevention of disease, promotion of health, and chronic disease management. We use data to help us focus on and drive improvement. We support provider and staff development and growth. Our clinics include physicians trained in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. About San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Medical Center is part of the County of San Mateo Health System and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. We have clinics located around the County where we currently have full- and part-time opportunities to be part of a care team providing continuity care. Our clinics are located in San Mateo (Innovative Care Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks Health Center), Daly City (Daly City Health Center), South San Francisco (South San Francisco Health Center), and Half Moon Bay (Coastside Clinic). Hours are flexible, but may include after hours or weekend shift options, either currently or in the near future. There are pediatric call opportunities, but no call or inpatient responsibilities for adult providers. Read more about the San Mateo Medical Center and our clinics . Excellent Benefit Package * Health benefits include family coverage options, health, eye and dental insurance, basic disability, and medical malpractice coverage * Retirement plans and health benefits for retirees * Wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym * Additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification up to two (2) Boards * CME funds ($2500/year) for license/books and other supplies * Some NHSC loan repayment support available * Pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring * 15% administrative time * Protected quality improvement project time Current residents of an accredited Pediatric, Family Practice or Internal Medicine Residency Program may apply prior to graduating from the program. Several San Mateo Medical Center clinics are accreditedas National Health Services Corps sites and benefit from scholarships and loan repayment programs through this network. Board Certification or eligibility and enrollment as a provider of Medi-Cal/Medicare are preferred. Job Announcement Edits: Job description updated on 8/18/16. Compensation info updated on 5/23/16. Recruitment amended to comply withAssembly Bill 218 (Ban theBox) on 6/30/2014. Job title updated on 9/3/2013. Information on positions available and supplemental question regarding residency program updated on 1/25/2012. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical and/or physical examinations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans and prescribe therapy or rehabilitation programs. Provide appropriate therapy to patients. Coordinate the work of consulting medical specialists. Act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team for clinical work or program development. Train and supervise interns and residents. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals in the community when necessary. Confer with patients' relatives regarding illness and treatment. Maintain records of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis according to Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals Organization standards and other regulatory agencies; including documenting in Electronic Medical Record(EMR). Develop comprehensive case histories. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. Board certification or Board eligibility in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine or a related area is highly desirable. Language: Spanish speaking is strongly preferred but not required. Knowledge of: Current developments, trends and research in the medical field. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Principles, practices, and techniques of general medicine and its application. Medical diagnosis and treatment. Hospitals and Clinics organization. Knowledge of communicable disease control. Knowledge of public health practices and procedures. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Learn and apply laws, statutes, codes and regulations governing California health service providers, and JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Maintain medical records and prepare reports. Serve on interdisciplinary teams. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Completion of a residency training program approved by the American Medical Association, or two years of clinical experience post internship in an appropriate medical specialty. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. The examination will consist of a panel interview (weight: 100%). This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted 5 days in advance in the San Mateo County Human Resources Department. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. As a result, not all applicants are guaranteed advancement through the selection process. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the interviews. All interviews will take place in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a "continuous" basisand selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer Analyst:Kristin Herman(030411) (Staff Physician- F124) Keywords: child, children,clinical, doctor, health services, medical, medicine,physicians Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
San Mateo Medical Center has two Extra Help openings for one full-time Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the Medical Specialty Clinic and one full-time NP for the Surgical Specialty Clinic . Under general supervision, the successful hires will provide health care services such as conducting complete physical examinations, developing diagnostic impressions and managing care of patients in one or more specialty areas. The selected NPs for these positions will be fully competent to independently perform a variety of responsible health care services and other clinical procedures requiring a high degree of clinical judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients in the assigned nursing area. Completion of a college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program, California NP registration, and BLS certification are required to apply. The ideal candidates will have at least 3 years of paid NP Acute Medical/Surgical experience and can perform complex physical assessments and triaging. Other ideal qualifications include: For the Medical Specialty Clinic - experience with Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, and/or Gastroenterology. For the Surgical Specialty Clinic - experience with Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Podiatry, Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Dermatology, and/or Ear, Nose & Throat. Strong interpersonal skills Computer literacy and preferably experienced with an electronic medical record system. Current NP furnishing license and verification of experience to furnish (if applicable) Bilingual skills preferred but not required (Spanish and English) NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess the health of patients to determine their physical, emotional and social status by taking a complete medical history, doing a physical examination, initiating screening and diagnostic procedures, evaluating results of clinical findings and laboratory tests, andreporting any abnormalities to a physician. Identify and manage in collaboration with a physician, common illnesses and/or other health problems and refer these problems or illnesses that require immediate medical attention to the appropriate practicing physician; assume on-going responsibility for follow-ups. Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals regarding health problems and illnesses following established protocol relative to diagnosis and treatment of patients. Counsel parents or other family members regarding health problems and ongoing related health maintenance. Coordinate and facilitate referrals to other health or social agencies. Maintain accurate records of assessments, follow-ups and evaluations. Supervise the work of subordinate health workers and participate in professional and administrative meetings. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a California license as a Nurse Practitioner. Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate. Special Training: The Nurse Practitioner Trainee requires enrollment in an accredited Nurse Practitioner training program leading to certification in one of the following options. The Nurse Practitioner requires certification in one of the options. Option l - Pediatric: Primary health care for patients 17 years of age and under. Option 2 - Family: Primary health care for patients of all ages. Option 3 - Geriatric: Primary health care for older patients. Option 4 - OB/GYN: Primary health care for obstetric and gynecologic patients. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of common health problems as related to the clinical specialty. Fundamentals of clinical medicine as related to clinical specialty. Drugs commonly used in the area of specialty including the indications of their use, anticipated therapeutic effect, side effects and untoward reactions and contraindications. Safety and infection control practices and procedures. Normal and abnormal values of laboratory tests and their clinical significance. Operations and care of medical equipment and instruments used in the area of specialty. Laws and regulations pertinent to the practice of nursing and medicine applicable to assigned specialty. Community resources and referral systems. Provisions of the Nurse Practice Act. Skill/Ability to: Assess the health status of patients. Provide health care services including the taking of a complete medical history, doing complete physical examination and other related clinical procedures. Identify and manage health problems common in the area of specialty. Develop and implement treatment plans for patients according to policies and protocol. Analyze and interpret health information/data including results of laboratory testing. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, professional staff and others. Follow safety practices and procedures. Maintain accurate records and preparing reports. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for one of these extra help positions, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format and emailed to Carolyn Senger, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Medical and Surgical Specialty Clinics, at ssenger@smcgov.org. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: 1. Possession of a current California Nurse Practitioner license is required to qualify for this recruitment. Do you possess a current California Nurse Practitioner license? (Please include your certificate number in your response. A "No" answer will disqualify you from this recruitment.) Yes No 2. Possession of a current Nurse Practitioner furnishing number issued by California's Board of Registered Nursing is preferred for this recruitment. Do you possess a current California Nurse Practitioner furnishing number? (Please include your furnishing number in your response. A "No" answer may screen you out of this recruitment.) Yes No 3. Possession of a current and valid Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross is required to qualify for this recruitment. Which of the following certifications do you possess? (List all that apply. Please include this information in your response.) Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross None of the above 4. Please indicate which position you are interested in: Medical Specialty Clinic Surgical Specialty Clinic 5. The ideal candidate will have 3 years of paid Acute Medical/Surgical NP experience. How many years of experience do you have? 3 or more years of experience 1 year or more but less than 3 years of experience Less than one year None but willing to learn 6. Describe the experience, education and training that have prepared you for a position as a Nurse Practitioner providing care services in an acute care/medical surgical setting. Be specific. 7. Give an example of your work experience as a Nurse Practitioner that best demonstrates your ability to work independently, with little or no supervision. Be specific about where the experience was gained, what your duties were and for how long you performed the job. Please include the words "Medical/Surgical Specialty Nurse Practitioner - Extra Help Position" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format . Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Carolyn Senger, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Medical and Surgical Specialty Clinics csenger@smcgov.org Apply immediately. Resumés will be accepted until the positions are filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (responses to supplemental questions, writing sample, graphic design sample(s) and a resume) will not be considered. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Keywords: nursing, RN, NP, health services, surgery, medicine, clinical, medical Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking a qualified limited-term In-Home Supportive Services Social Worker I/II/III withfluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Social Workers provide a wide variety of welfare services in such areas as information and referral, protective services,out-of-home services, health related services,chore services,and other welfare services within the Health System and Human Services Agency. The current vacancy is in the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program that provides in-home care for persons who cannot safely remain in their own home without such assistance. The recipients of IHSS are aged, blind and/or disabled and eligible for Medi-Cal. Disabled and/or blind minor children may also be eligible for IHSS. The Social Worker will make a home visit to determine eligibility for the program and to conduct an assessment to determine a range of service hours for particular tasks. The IHSS recipient or guardian is the IHSS employer and is responsible for hiring and supervising a provider for the care they receive. The Social Worker will travel throughout the County to conduct home visits, attend meetings and perform other duties of the position. The Social Worker will work in either the San Mateo or South San Francisco, CA Aging and Adult Services Office. This IHSSSocial Worker will conduct intake and/or on-goingactivities forIHSS recipients. Some of those activitiesinclude: Conduct initial IHSS assessments using an Hourly Task Guideline assessment tool. Complete necessary documents, paperwork, and work within different information technology systems. Conduct annual reassessments and carry a large caseload. Educate, support, and perform administrative duties for IHSS recipients and care providers to understand/comply with program regulations. Provide education, outreach, and community resources information. Conduct initial screening for new applicants. Participate in quality improvement efforts. Collaborate with quality assurance team to ensure proper adherence to regulations. Engage in interdisciplinary team meetings or other activities to support San Mateo County's participation in the integrated care pilot. Oversight of case management needs for caseload. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Master's degree in Social Work. Ability to independently develop and implement sound case plans of action. Experience balancingclient-centered care coordination and the accompanying administrative documentation. Familiarity in implementing program regulations. Superior organizational skills to manage a large caseload and related documents. Proficient computer skills to use several independent data base systems as well as Microsoft Excel and Word. Excellent writing/documentation skills. For information on the In-Home Supportive Services Program please visit: http://www.smchealth.org/ihss SALARY Social Worker I: $5,234.67 - $5,851.73/month Social Worker II: $5,288.40 - $6,610.93/month Social Worker III: $6,238.27 - $7,794.80/month Social Workers provide highly skilled, intensive casework services to individuals and their families and provide casework consultation within the department and to outside agencies. Incumbents of positions at this level work with minimal supervision and are expected to have acquired the high degree of assessment skills required to perform care coordination and referral tasks in complex casework areas. Lead supervisory responsibilities may be assigned as circumstances dictate. The current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed 3 years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. INFORMATION FOR CURRENT COUNTY EMPLOYEES Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit an application and compete in the recruitment process. If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HR will work directly with you and/or your department for options. Please note that there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable. Qualifications Language Requirement : Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent. Education: Social Worker I: Satisfactory completion of 24 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Special Requirement: Satisfactory completion of 3 semester units of course work in basic social work practices or its equivalent within 1 year of appointment. Social Worker II: Satisfactory completion of 30 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Social Worker III: Satisfactory completion of 36 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. Experience: Social Worker I: Two years of experience providing counseling, social services, public assistance and related services to the public, or to special groups. Substitution : Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field. Social Worker II: Two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker I or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution : Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work. Social Worker III: Three years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. Substitution: Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work and two years experience performing duties comparable to those of a Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. Social Worker I Knowledge of: Contemporary social and economic problems. Socioeconomic conditions and trends. Public social service programs at the federal, state and local levels of government. Principles of interviewing and counseling. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Skill/Ability to: Learning social work principles, methods and techniques. Establishing rapport with clients and their families in working toward solutions to their problems. Speaking and writing effectively. Maintaining cooperative working relationships. Analyzing problems and needs of clients and developing courses of action which work toward constructive solutions. Social Worker II Knowledge of: Principles of individual, group, and community behavior. Scope and nature of current problems in the field of social work. Social work methods and procedures. Social service programs, and State and Federal legislation. Techniques and principles of interviewing and counseling and problem solving methodology. Social and community resources and awareness of how to identify, develop, and properly utilize these resources. Skill/Ability to: Understanding and implementing the agency's programs, policies and procedures. Implementing caseload management techniques. Establishing rapport with clients and their families in working toward solutions to their problems. Analyzing problems and needs of clients and developing courses of action which lead toward constructive solutions. Speaking and writing effectively. Establishing effective working relationships with other employees. Social Worker III Knowledge of: Theories of human behavior and their practical applications. Psycho-social, medical, and economic interrelationships that result in individual and social abnormalities. Philosophy and function of social work systems. Appropriate utilization of a variety of social resources. Laws, rules and regulations governing the operation of social work agencies, specifically those relating to the specific areas of assignment. Skill/Ability to: Formulating, developing and implementing treatment plans. Working effectively with persons differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds and psychopathologies. Working with a variety of social resources to plan and coordinate services to individual clients. Acting as a consultant and trainer to other social service staff. Preparing clear and concise reports. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered forthis limited-term position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: Position requires a valid California class C driver license or equivalent. Provide your 1) driver license number and 2) the expiration date . Social Worker I requires 24 semester units, Social Worker II requires 30 semester units, and Social Worker III requires 36 semester units of social welfare and/or appropriate behavioral science courses. List the following for the education that qualifies you: 1) the course ID for classes completed; 2) course title; and 3) the "semester" units received for each. NOTE: Information that doesn't clearly indicate the required education will not be accepted. Be prepared to provide transcripts at the interview. Social Worker I requires two years of experience providing counseling, social services, public assistance and related services to the public, or to special groups OR a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field. Social Worker II requires two years of case management experience comparable to a Social Worker I in San Mateo County OR an MSW degree. Social Worker III requires three years of case management experience comparable to a Social Worker II OR an MSW degree and two years of experience performing duties comparable to Social Worker II or higher in San Mateo County. List the following for the experience that qualifies you: 1) your exact title; 2) job duties; 3) length of experience in months; and 4) employer. NOTE: Information that doesn't clearly indicate the required experience will not be accepted. Detailed information should be found in the work history section of your resumé. This position requires fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Tagalog, Russian or Spanish. Please list what languages you are fluent in. Please include the words " IHSS Social Worker I/II/III - Limited Term -Chinese, Tagalog, Russian or Spanish Speaking Req'd " in the subject line of email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Nina Rhee, Health Services Manager nrhee@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Resumés will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. 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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
NOTE: This posting was edited on May 4, 2018 to add one Limited Term position. San Mateo Medical Center is seeking two qualified andexperienced Registered Nurses to fill one Limited Term and one Extra Help vacancy in the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) Care Transition program . The SMMC Care Transition program is a collaborationof several service agencies in the San Mateo County community that are willing to address the needs of the at-risk population in their homes. The SMMC Care Transition program aims to provide effective approaches to better support at-risk community members to understand and manage their health conditions, access the vast array of community services that can help prevent an expensive health crisis, and transition safely home when hospitalization does occur. The incumbent will be responsible for working directly with patients qualifying for this program based on the Coleman Model, and the incumbent will be expected to complete training on the Coleman Model once hired. The ideal candidate is aRegistered Nurse who is particularly experienced in providing care in home health and/or public health settings; has worked with the underserved population; and is comfortable working with the elderly population. The ideal candidate is also a critical thinker,problem-solver, and thrives in a dynamic environment. Term position: T he current Term vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed 3 years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Note: The extra-help vacancy is an at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis.Some extra help positions are eligible for benefitsundertheAffordable Care Act. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Enroll patients in the program. Develop plans of care to transition the patient home. Conduct home visits for the patients. Work with the patients to meet their health goals. Identify necessary social resources to prevent the patient from readmitting, and secure these services for the patient. Work collaboratively with community based organizations and county health system departments to ensure the necessary services are provided to patients in their home. Conduct health and social needs screenings. Participate in patient case conferences and rounds. Maintain records and prepare reports. Prepare educational materials and maintain knowledge of outpatient resources. Work with patients and their families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referral. Participate in non-clinical assignments, which may include maintaining records, preparing reports, and/or serving on special committees. Identify problems, assist in data gathering, propose solutions and participate in evaluation of quality assurance issues. Participate in educational programs to maintain level of expertise. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Nurse Practice Act; current nursing and related medical theory and skills necessary to administer nursing care within assigned clinical setting; safety and infection control practices; and clinical systems, supplies and equipment. Skill/Ability to: Perform nursing procedures required for assigned clinical setting; comply with clinical procedures and policies; maintain professional nurse-patient relationships; communicate with and educate patients, families, and the public who come from diverse backgrounds; work harmoniously with other personnel; follow safety practices; assist in the instruction of other nursing and paraprofessional personnel; bend, kneel and squat as needed; occasionally use upper extremities to exert force to push and pull patients/objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more; and work in a busy environment. Licensure/Certification: Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse or equivalent and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resume Responses to these supplemental questions: 1. Possession of a current California license as a Registered Nurse is required to qualify for this recruitment. Do you possess a current California license as a Registered Nurse? (Please include your license number.) A "No" answer will disqualify you from this recruitment.) YesNo 2. Possession of a current and valid Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross is required to qualify for this recruitment. Which of the following certifications do you possess? (Include all that apply.) Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross None of the above 3. Describe your most recent experience working with underserved population in the community. Be specific. 4. Describe your most recent experience working independently while serving the patients in the community. Be specific. 5. Describe your most recent experience serving the elderly population. Be specific. Please include the words "Community Care Transitions Nurse Liaison-Limited Term/Extra Help" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format . Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Irina Kaplan, Health Services Manager I, San Mateo Medical Center IKaplan@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. NOTE: Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (responses to supplemental questions, writing sample, graphic design sample(s) and a resume) will not be considered. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County of San Mateo is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, California
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office invites applications for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position. We pledge Commitment, Integrity, and Compassion to all citizens and visitors. Whether you are looking to start a career or advance a career in law enforcement, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office invites you to join our team of over 700 staff and approximately 500 volunteers to carry these values forward. Deputy Sheriff Trainee is the entry-level class of the Deputy Sheriff series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents receive Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy and/or field officer training in order to acquire aPOST Basic Certificate. Incumbents perform a wide variety of peace officer tasks under close and direct supervision of experienced officers and are required to promote to the journey-level Deputy Sheriff classification after acquiring the education and experience required of the State of California POST Basic Certificate. At the higher journey level, Deputies investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas; receive, supervise and transport inmates; act as bailiff or civil deputy; and perform all related duties in law enforcement and crime prevention as may be assigned under general supervision. Current San Mateo County Sheriff's Correctional Officers who are selected for the positions will remain in their Correctional Officer classification and current pay grade while attending the Academy. Upon Academy graduation, Correctional Officers are then moved into a Deputy Sheriff classification and pay range. NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. To avoid delays in processing your application, please readthe information contained in this job posting in its entirety prior to submitting an application. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUTAPPLYING Applicants for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position must pass the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-Score of 48 and must pass the Physical Agility Test-Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) with a minimum score of 320, within a year of the date of application. All pre-application tests for Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants must be completed before submitting an application. Test results from other training organizations and law enforcement agencies will be accepted so long as they meet California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements. Locally, applicants can complete these tests at the South Bay Regional Training Consortium (aka The Academy). Applicants are responsible for contacting The Academy ( www.theacademy.ca.gov ) and self-enrolling in the required written test, physical agility test, and 1.5-mile run. Visit The Academy's website for current test schedules, requirements, and enrollment. The following describes these tests in detail: 1) Written Test - POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - This test must be completed in less than 2.5 hours, and it must be passed with a minimum T-Score of 48. The areas covered by the test include: Spelling - Select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options Vocabulary - Select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options Clarity - Select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options Reading - Read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content CLOZE - Use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains missing words 2) Physical Agility Test - Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) - This test consists of five individually timed and weighted events, and the minimum passing score is 320 . The Academy offers optional practice sessions for the WSTB. Test and practice schedules are available on The Academy's website. The events include: 99-yard obstacle course with sharp turns and up to 34-inch high obstacles 165-pound body drag for 32-feet 6-foot chain link fence climb 6-foot solid wall climb 500-yard run 3) 1.5-Mile Run - This is a pass/fail test held independently of the WSTB, and it must be completed in 14 minutes or less. Note: All test scores must be within one year of the date of your application for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position.A Basic Police Academy certification, meeting POST requirements, dated within one year of application will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB and WSTB scores.A valid Basic Policy Academy certification that meets POST requirements obtained more than one year ago will be accepted in lieu of PELLETB, but applicants must submit WSTB and 1.5 mile run results completed within a year of application. Qualifications Education : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED. Licensure/Certification : Possession of a Class C California driver license or equivalent. Eligibility for State of California P.O.S.T. law enforcement academy and field officer training OR successful graduation from State of California P.O.S.T. law enforcement academy and eligibility for field officer training. Candidates must successfully complete field officer training and receive a Basic POST Certificate within their probationary period. Knowledge of : Civil laws, codes, ordinances and recent court decisions; principles and practices of law enforcement, criminal investigation and basic psychology; and rules of evidence, laws of arrest and court procedure. Skill/Ability to : Exercise good judgment; read and comprehend legal documents, law enforcement manuals, and court decisions; read standard street and highway maps; follow instructions; function effectively under stress; project authority; observe accurately; perform repeated strenuous physical exertion; write reports and correspondence; communicate effectively orally; communicate with all types of people; and meet State of California POST medical and physical standards for law enforcement personnel. Other Requirements : Candidates selected for the positions must also pass a background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph and medical evaluations. Application/Examination Open: Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. Eligible List Placement: Applicants for this position must take and pass the Physical Agility - Work Sample Test Battery (pass/fail), the 1.5 mile run in 14 minutes or less, and the POST Entry-level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) with a minimum T-score of 48 (weight: 100%) or have a valid Basic Police Academy certificate (as detailed above)to be placed on the eligible list. For information regarding the tests, see the pre-application test descriptions above. To register for these exams, contact the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium at www.theacademy.ca.gov . IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Responses to the supplemental questions and copies of required test scores must be submitted in addition to the regular employment application form. Applications submitted without the attachments will be rejected. Please keep available the instructions below on how to attach documents to your application as you prepare to submit your application. - In the application form, choose the "Attachments" link - Click the "Add Supplemental Attachment" link - Select "PELLETB T Scores" in the Attachment Type choices - Click "Upload" to find and select your saved document - Click the "Add Supplemental Attachment" link again - Select "Physical Agility Result" in the Attachment Typechoices - Click "Upload" to find and select your saved document - Click on the "Next" button to proceed with the rest of the application process Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. County of San Mateois an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact:Mandy Singh(06302017) (Deputy Sheriff Trainee- H061) Application Instructions To learn more about the position and/or to apply, please click the link below. If link is not available, please read the information above for detailed instructions on how to apply. Closing Date/Time: ${ClosingDate}