County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

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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.

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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

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County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist I/II-Child Welfare MH-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. Thecurrentvacancy is unclassified and works in theBehavioral Healthand Recovery Services Division'sChild Welfare Mental Health Unit. The Clinicianwill drive to schools, community agencies, shelters and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. ThisClinician's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments; conducting brief crisis/stabilization treatment for children 6-18 years of age and their families who have been referred by Children and Family Services (CFS); providing case management services to children in the shelter care foster system; working with clients who have court ordered or voluntary cases with Children and Family Services; working collaboratively with shelter care foster parents, parents/caretakers, and social workers; providing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; andproviding services that meet cultural and language needs of theyouthand families being served. This position will provide trauma informed child abuse treatment and work closely with the foster care system, as well as families at-risk of being involved in the foster care system.This is a field-based position, individual, family, and/or group therapy may be provided atshelter foster care, home site, school site, clinic and/orcommunity based organization. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience deliveringbehavioral health services to emotionally disturbed children. Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis managementas well as trauma informed child abuse treatment and otherevidence-based practices; Experience working with youth with complex issues involvingbehavioral health and substance use; Experience conducting individual, group and family therapy; Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc.; Demonstrated ability workingwith a broad range of clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide bilingual andculturally appropriate and proficient services. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with children/adolescents, their families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The current vacancy is an unclassified position. Unclassified positions are at-willand render services on a temporary basis for a specified project.Benefits are equal to classified employees in the same job classification, but are not covered by Civil Service Rules. However, 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: Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans for and modify plans on an annual basis. Conduct home or school visits. Provide individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Provide linkage and referral to other county and community services. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided in client's electronic medical record according to established documentation timeline. Supervise graduate interns. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Language Requirement : The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness and substance abuse issues; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment tochildren or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively orally and in writing. 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 five days in advance on this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. 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. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: CONTINUOUS Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Carolyn Burns (011217) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description ADULT PSYCHIATRIST POSITION, SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER San Mateo Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is looking for full-time psychiatrists to join our core medical staff. Staff psychiatrists may work in any of the following services: the psychiatric emergency department, the locked acute inpatient unit, the medical-surgical and long-term care floors in a consultation-liaison role, and/or at a long-term subacute psychiatric facility. Specific duties and schedule will depend on the current need. San Mateo Medical Center is the County of San Mateo's public hospital and clinics health care system. The main hospital campus is a full-service acute hospital with 30 inpatient psych beds and a separate, 24-hour psychiatric emergency unit, along with a medical emergency department, 70 med-surg and ICU beds, and 30 rehab beds. The County of San Mateo is a national leader in community mental health services with a commitment to excellence in outpatient care. The County of San Mateo's award-winning Psychiatric Residency Training Program is based at the Medical Center, and staff psychiatrists are invited to join the faculty and participate in training residents as well as psychology interns. San Mateo Medical Center has engaged for several years in a Lean transformation journey, branded internally as LEAP - Learn, Engage, Aspire, Perfect. It is preferred that the ideal candidate have experience in and value for a continuous improvement philosophy within themselves, their departments and work process. Typical work assignments: In Psychiatric Emergency Services, the emergency psychiatrist collaborates with nursing staff and the medical emergency department to evaluate and treat patients presenting with emergency and urgent psychiatric and/or behavioral problems, often complicated by medical problems and substance abuse. On the acute psychiatric inpatient unit, the typical assignment is direct care of 6-9 patients per day, as well as supervision of a resident team covering up to 6 patients. On the medical-surgical and long-term care units, the C/L psychiatrist is on duty 4-6 hours per day. Duties include performing inpatient consultations and collaborating with attending physicians and other staff, admitting patients to the acute psychiatric unit, evaluating capacity, applying and lifting legal holds, testifying at legal hearings, and making conservatorship referrals. At the long-term subacute psychiatric hospital, the psychiatrist provides ongoing care for approximately 50 non-acute patients, managing their medications, providing and overseeing psychotherapyand behavioral management programs, and collaborating with the internal medicine team to care for non-psychiatric medical issues. Compensation : Salary : Physicians working as inpatient psychiatrists receive a 10% premium pay over the base pay listed above. In addition , psychiatrists also receive an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying board certification, up to two (2) Boards. Night-shift differential : All psychiatrists receive $175/hour, regardless of their base wage, for any work between the hours of 6pm and 6am. Other benefits (partial list) : Other annual benefits include 234 hours of vacation/compensatory time, increasing every 5 years of full-time employment; 12 paid holidays; 96 hours of paid sick leave; subsidized health insurance and retirement plans; health benefits for retirees; $2,500 of reimbursed educational and other professional expenses; a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym; 15% administrative time; pro-rated 130 hours/full FTE of additional hours that can be used as leave or be cashed out at 50% each spring; strong leadership training and much more. Examples Of Duties Conduct psychiatric assessments and consultations and make diagnoses. Prescribe appropriate treatment plans. 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 in other disciplines. Consult and work with other medical and/or mental health professionals at SMMC and in the community. 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. Develop comprehensive case histories. Participate in departmental quality-improvement activities and on hospital and interagency committees and teams. 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: Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program. Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California. 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. 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" 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. County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact:Kristin Herman(122117) (Adult Psychiatrist - F140)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This job announcement was amended on October 9, 2016 to update the salary. The San Mateo County Health System's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division is seeking an experienced individual for theposition of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Pre-to-Three-Spanish Speaking Required . Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; andmay supervise graduate interns. The current vacancy is unclassified and in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Prenatal-to-Three Program. Position is located/based in San Mateo but requires travel throughout San Mateo County toconduct home visits, provide servicesand toattend meetings. This Clinician will work with infants and young children 0-5 years of age; conduct infant assessments using the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition; conduct child, and adult assessments; provide treatment in various modalities such as dyad, individual play, individual and group therapies. Clinician will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children 0-5 years of age and their mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding.Treatment can be provided by home visits as well as clinic based visits. Clinician will have working relationships with Public Health Nurses, Community Workers, and Psychiatrists. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of Infant Parent Psychotherapy, knowledge of attachment issues and infant/child development and one year of home visiting experience.Also, one year of any of the following trainings: Child Trauma Institute/CTI, Circle of Security or Harris Program. Fluency in Spanish and English is required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,599 - $6,999/month PSW/MFT II: $6,280 - $7,850/month NOTE: The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies, including classified, unclassified, full-time, part-time, temporary and extra-help assignments.Unclassified positions are at-will and not covered by the San Mateo County Civil Service Rules. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children;psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply . Current San Mateo County employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. 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. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' applications and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. 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. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: Continuous 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. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(060216) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker,Behavioral Health,LCSW, ASW, MFTI, MFT, Therapist, Spanish Speaking, Counselor, Clinician, Mental Health, Health System
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: The recruitment title was edited on September 26, 2018. Note:This recruitment schedule was amended on July 17, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." Note: The job announcement was updated on July 5 & 10, 2018 and January 3, 2019 to reflect the current vacancies. San Mateo County Healthis seeing experienced Spanish-Speaking Certified Medical Assistants to join its Care Team. The current vacancies are in: Coastside Clinic , located at 225 South Cabrillo Highway, Suite 100A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Daly City Health Center , located at 380 90th Street, Daly City, CA 94015. Daly City Youth Health Center , located at 350 90th Street, Daly City 94015. Fair Oaks Health Center , located at 2710 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA 94063. Main Campus hospital and clinics , located at 222 W. 39th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. South San Francisco Clinic , located at 306 Spruce Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080. Under direct supervision of licensed staff, Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) perform a variety of patient care and other services required to treat patients in a health services outpatient or mobile clinic. The ideal candidate will have experience in an Ambulatory Care Clinic and documenting in an Electronic Medical Record.Knowledge of working in Care Teams and Patient Centered Medical Home terminology is preferred, but not required. Compensation : Salary : Medical Services Assistants II who are assigned to the clinics and perform advanced patient care duties as defined in the classification specification shall receive a differential of 6.2% in addition to all other compensation. NOTE: For the Full-Time, Extra Help positions - Extra-help positions are short-term employment for up to 1040 hours which is equivalent to about six months; 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. NOTE: For the Full-Time, Limited Term positions - This is an at-will position. Limited Term positions are designated for a specific and limited period of time, anywhere from 6 months to a maximum of 3 years depending on the assignment. Benefits package for term positions are similar to regular positions EXCEPT for retirement. Term employees receive a 401A retirement package and are not eligible for retiree health benefits or a defined benefit pension. Information for current county employees: Current and regular San MateoCounty Employees who are interested in the Limited Term assignment must submit an application and compete inthe recruitment process.If you are successful in the recruitment and are being considered for the assignment, HRwill work directly with you and/or your department for options.Please notethat 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 Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Accurately take and record the condition, respiration, pulse, temperature and blood pressure of patients; record other pertinent information as observed or measured. Apply non-sterile dressings and administer non-medicated treatments under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed physician, surgeon, podiatrist, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. Carry out rehabilitation procedures as directed by therapists; perform a range of motion body movement with/for patients; position and exercise patients. Advise patients on the use of restorative equipment. Advise patients of the effects of medications. Assist with radiology procedures and diagnostic imaging. Observe and practice proper isolation techniques. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Operate various types of sterilization equipment. Set up oxygen, traction and other hospital equipment. Transport specimens, medical records and related items. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment; assist in controlling violent patients. Enter and retrieve a variety of information in automated systems. Greet patients at clinics, carry out registration activities and escort patients. File records, distribute mail and perform other clerical duties. Document and sign any care provided to patient in their medical record. Perform related duties as assigned. With additional training and/or certification(s), some employees may perform the following duties under conditions required by code and department policy: Perform injections including immunizations. Perform finger stick tests of all types including glucose testing. Perform skin tests including PPDs. Perform venipuncture and blood draws. Perform hearing and vision tests. Perform waived CLIA tests including dipstick UAs, and pregnancy tests. Provide for proper tracking and recording of laboratory tests. Take patient histories including risk factors. Set up, administer and record the results of EKGs. Follow provider orders regarding prescribed treatments including assisting patients with self-administration of medications. Teach and counsel patients on a variety of health related subjects as directed. Qualifications Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and procedures specific to area of assignment. Principles and techniques in delivering patient care services related to personal hygiene, comfort, treatment, transportation, rehabilitation and physical or psychosocial needs. Infection control. Diagnostic imaging. Safe lifting techniques. Theory and practice of total body substance isolation. Patients' rights. Elder and child abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements. Skill/Ability to: Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Perform a variety of tasks and activities. Develop and maintain empathetic attitudes toward patients. Provide assistance in delivering patient care in a medical setting such as bathing, feeding, bed making, dressing, and sterilization of patient care equipment. Observe and record patient conditions and vital signs. Lift and transport patients and heavy items such as supplies and equipment. Work with patients with multiple diagnoses. Work with a culturally, socio-economically diverse patient population of varying ages. 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: One year of experience in an outpatient clinic or doctor's office as a nurse's assistant or medical assistant. Licensure/Certification : Possession of a Medical Assistant Certificate or a certificate of completion or degree from an accredited medical assisting program. Some positions may require a current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Red Cross. Other Requirements: These positions may require that employees work weekends, holidays, evenings or other shifts and be on-call. Application/Examination This is an extra-help recruitment. 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. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Final Filing Date: Continuous Departmental Interviews: TBD Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. A copy of the certificate of completion of an approved medical assisting program must be submitted with the application (a) attaching to the application online, (b) faxing to 650-363-4219 Attn: Jennifer Reyes, or (c) delivering to 455 County Center, 5th Floor prior to the filing deadline. No exceptions will be made . 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. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young(070318) (Medical Services Assistant II - F079) Keywords: Medical Assistant, outpatient, outpatient clinic, patient care
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on January 17, 2019 to extend the closing date. Final Closing Date will be January 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. The County of San Mateo District Attorney's office is looking for a passionate individual that values diversity to lead their existing team of dedicated experts in providing support and advocacy to victims of crime. The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Division assists victims of crimes and/or their families in dealing with the financial and emotional aftermath of crime. As a Supervising Victim Advocate working in the criminal justice system, you will have an exceptional opportunity to make a positive impact in the community. Under the direction of the Victim Services Manager, the incumbent will serve as first-line supervisor overseeing approximately15victim advocacy staff while independentlyassessingand coordinating the service needs of crime victims/witnesses in the most complex and sensitive cases. The ideal candidate: In addition to possessing a Bachelor's degree with a major in criminal justice, social welfare, behavioral science, or a related field, and experience with supervision, training and evaluating staff, the ideal candidate for this position will have the following essential experience, demonstrated knowledge, skills and/or abilities: • Criminal law, sentencing structure and restitution • Victim's rights, crisis intervention techniques and trauma informed care principles • Mandated reporting laws and confidentiality laws • Basic principles and practices of case management • Write clear, concise, and comprehensive case notes and reports • Maintain accurate statistical data records • Speak, read and write fluently in Spanish (desired, not required) NOTE: As needed, Victim Service Division staff may be required to perform work offsite or in our branch offices in San Mateo and South San Francisco. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervise and direct victim advocacy staff and activities of the District Attorney's Office. Plan, schedule and assign work; participate in the hiring of assigned staff, recommending selection for management approval. Train assigned staff in related policies and procedures and federal laws, rules and regulations; prepare and conduct in service training for staff to ensure currency with changing policies and rules. Keep Victim Services Program Manager apprised of activities, current and anticipated issues, and makes recommendations for policy and program development. Provide input on programmatic issues, identify goals and budget needs. Develop, implement and monitor new and revised departmental policies and work procedure as needed. Review staff's work and assures timely completion, provides guidance in workload management to meet program objectives. Evaluate employee performance, counsel employees, and effectively recommend initial corrective action and other personnel decisions. Coordinate direct and indirect victim/witness assistance services on the Process most complex cases. Serve as liaison between caseworkers, attorneys, other County departments and representatives of other agencies. Participate as a member of relevant commissions, task forces, support groups, and consortiums associated with victim issues. Maintain current, updated department manuals of policies and procedures; maintain records and prepare periodic or special reports. Provides information and answers to questions of victims and witnesses about the criminal justice system processes and procedures. Make presentations to criminal justice agencies, victim services organizations and the public. Establish and maintains working relationships with law enforcement and other community-based resource agencies. Prepares correspondence and other reports as required. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: Any combination of education that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Education : Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, behavioral science or a related field. Experience : Five years of experience equivalent in providing community services of an emergency, remedial and/or educational nature to victimized and/or disadvantaged individuals, Knowledge of: Supervisory principles and practices, including work planning, scheduling, assignment, review and employee training and corrective action. Laws, rules, regulations, procedures, documents and terminology related to victim advocacy activities. Problems, needs, attitudes and behavior patterns of victims and witnesses of crime. Criminal justice process, victim's rights and other victim issues. Resources and support groups available for victims and witnesses of crime. Principles of crisis intervention and trauma informed care techniques and principles. Methods of counseling and interacting effectively with individuals with needs and/or who are under emotional stress. Victim compensation process and requirements. Basic recordkeeping principles and practices. Skill/Ability to: Plan, assign, supervise, review and evaluate the work of others. Train others in work procedures. Read, understand, interpret, apply and explain technical laws and legal procedures. Analyze information and situations and use sound independent judgment to make decisions and determine appropriate courses of action, including recommending legal actions. Organize, manage and monitor cases and maintain accurate files, records and statistics. Deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals who may be emotional, hostile or irate. Maintain professional ethics and personal boundaries. Compose correspondence and prepare legal documents. Organize and prioritize work and meet critical time deadlines. Assess needs of victim/witnesses and developing course of action. Establish rapport with victims/witnesses of crimes in working towards a case plan to address their needs. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Maintain, interpret, analyze statistical data records and prepare reports. Work independently under stressful conditions and maintain good judgment to resolve potential conflicts. Work effectively with staff from criminal justice agencies, other public agencies and community-based organizations and support groups. License/Certification: Successful completion of entry-level Victim/Witness Advocate training through the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) within one year of appointment. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo 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 County of San Mateo, 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. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE FinalFiling Date: January 22, 2019,at 12:00 p.m. Application Screening: Week of January 21, 2019 Panel Interview: February 6 and/or February 7, 2019 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(12282018) (District Attorney'sOfficeSupervising Victim Advocate -G110)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on December 3, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist I/II-Correctional Health. There is currently one regular vacancy in Correctional Health Services. The position works in the Maguire CorrectionalFacility and the Maple Street Correctional Center, both located inRedwood City. Position includes weekend and evening shifts. These clinician'sprimary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide clinical mental healthservices toinmates with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders Work closely with the Behavioral Health Pod Team and to assist with placement into and with the transition out of the Behavioral Health Pod while in-custody Work closely with community behavioral health services, parole, probation, parole and the courts to assess inmates and assist with placement into wrap around services in the community Assess mental healthneeds and formulate treatment plans Triage and provide crises intervention Facilitate psycho-education/psychotherapeutic groups with an emphasis on teaching emotional regulation skills and communication Provide clinical case management and referrals to treatment programs and community-based services when appropriate Exercise good judgment and tact when interacting with inmate patients and other service providers Relate and communicate effectively with inmate patients and others from the diverse multi-cultural community served Function as a team member in a multi-disciplinary work setting Work independently Collaborate with Sheriff's Office staff to manage inmate patients' daily activities Work with various professionals involved with the court system, including probation officers, attorneys, case managers and other treatment providers, and develop treatment plans for seriously mentally ill inmates Report to and receive clinical supervision from a clinical supervisor The ideal candidate will have: A license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Experience working in a correctional facility; Experience providing case management services for an inmate population; Demonstrated ability inproviding clinical mental health services to an adult population with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders of seriousmental illness and substance use disorder; and Working with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and inmate population. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,767 - $7,209/month PSW/MFT II: $6,469 - $8,086/month NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Security Clearance : This position requires that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with emotional disturbance or serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to children or adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to children, adolescents or adults with various mental health disabilities ranging from emotional disturbance or serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. 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. 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. 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 (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 County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer HR Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (111618) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G035/G040/G120/G121)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Libraries is seeking qualified college students for the position of Big Lift Inspiring Summers (BLIS) Learning Facilitator Intern . The Position: Learning Facilitators will be responsible for leading implementation of our cutting-edge curriculum developed with the Center for Childhood Creativity and for collaborating with the other staff in their classroom. Learning Facilitators will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an environment that embraces the growth mindset, actively facilitates open-ended, child directed projects with children, and looks for every opportunity to embrace and incorporate youth creativity. Summer Learning Camps: The camps serve children reading below grade level in areas where the majority of youth qualify for free or reduced lunch. Full day camps build21stcentury skills through hands-on learning experiences. Staff working intensively with enrolled youth will have the opportunity to make our community a stronger, healthier, and more equitable place. These summer learning experiences are a critical part of our County's strategy of dramatically reducing the number of youth who cannot read on grade level in 3rd grade. If you can't read proficiently in 3rd grade, you are at significant risk for a number of troubling outcomes, outcomes that disproportionately affect youth of color andsocioeconomicallydisadvantaged youth. Help us change the world by inspiring youth with your love of learning, warmth, and by igniting problem-solving. You can help us change how children think of themselves--let's end the summer together with confident youth who will have had the benefit of high quality, cutting-edge learning experiences with caring and passionate adults. Location: BLISLearning Facilitator Interns will be assigned to work at one of seven learning camps with children who will be entering kindergarten, first, or second grade in the fall. The camps are located in South San Francisco, Daly City, Half Moon Bay,Pescadero, East Palo Alto, Fair Oaks and San Bruno. Schedule: This 6 week internship will begin with7-8 days of requiredtraining and will then continue with a 4 week assignment in one of our learning camps. The 4week camp assignment will either be part-time [20-25 hours per week, 4-5 hours per dayMonday-Friday] or full-time [35-40 hours per week, 7-8 hours per day Monday-Friday]. Salary: $16.00 - $22.00 hourly Qualifications These positions are designed to support college-aged students and recent graduates in better understanding the opportunities available in working with youth, in education, and in public service. Education or Experience: Experience coaching, tutoring, demonstrated interest in working with youth. Experience in theater, arts, music, youth development, early childhood, social justice, science is also preferred. Language: Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required Desired Skills and Abilities: Enthusiastic about working with youth Experience or aptitude with group management Joyful attitude Comfortable with or experience acting as a role model Able to share a love of learning and sense of curiosity Show leadership Show initiative Able to easily switch tasks when needed Familiarity with conflict resolution strategies Positive approach Enthusiasm in helping to facilitate hands-on learning activities and physical activities Knowledge of camp culture Enjoys singing and dancing Enjoys meeting new people and fostering relationships with youth Eager to try new strategies and approaches Application/Examination 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 www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs to apply. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Final Filing Date: March 15, 2019 Interviews: January - March 2019 For more information or questions, please contact the Big Lift Summers Coordinators at bigliftsummers@smcl.org .
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment was amended on May 11, 2018, to reflect one Limited Term vacancy. Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 8, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo Health System is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-CollaborativeCare Team . Thereis currently one Limited Term and one full time vacancy in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division located in San Mateo, but will travel throughout the greater Bay Area to perform the duties of the job. TheHealth System is excited to be able to offer a unique job opportunity to join aninnovative inter-departmental team dedicated to improving the lives of our highest risk adult clientswith seriousmental illness (SMI), co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders. Supported by Executive level leaders as a high priority issues and based on the concept of "Right Care at the Right Time and Right Place," this position will work collaboratively with Aging and Adult Services (AAS), San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS). This clinician will be part of an inter-disciplinary team; the Collaborative Care Team which includes two Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists, a Management Analyst, a Mental Health Program Specialist and a Psychiatrist. This Collaborative Care Team will build and improve relationships with care facilities both inside and outside of the County, collaborate with client treatment teams, assess clients for their readiness to move to another level of care and be the catalyst for resolutions for clients who have complex diagnoses and histories. Team members for these positions will demonstrateflexibility, collaborative skills, a client centered philosophy with a system oriented perspective and a willingness to visit care facilities within and outside San Mateo County. Primary duties include: Visit in and out of County (OOC) locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Review cases for appropriate Level of Care (LOC). Meet with facility staff and clients residing in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Initiate and organize case conferences for "stuck" clients that are ready to discharge but cannot move due to administrative or other delays. Participate in treatment reviews and make recommendations (i.e. individual behavior plans). Build relationships with partner and contract providers. Work collaboratively as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT). Facilitate referrals and transitions to alternate LOC facilities by being the liaison between the sending and receiving facility. The ideal candidates will possess: Experience working withadult clients with serious mental illness (SMI). Experience delivering co-occurring services to adult clientshaving bothbehavioral health and substance use disorders. Experience working with adult clients with SMI that areresiding in locked psychiatric treatment, skilled nursingor board and care facilities. Solid clinical assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with an adultSMI population. Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities for an adult SMI population. Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc. Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest with adult clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public. A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist. Term position: One current vacancy is a limited term, at-will position. Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three 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 eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Qualifications Licensure/Certification : PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Psychiatric Social Worker I Salary $33.27 - $41.59 Hourly $2,661.60 - $3,327.20 Biweekly $5,766.80 - $7,208.93 Monthly $69,201.60 - $86,507.20 Annually Psychiatric Social Worker II Salary $37.32 - $46.65 Hourly $2,985.60 - $3,732.00 Biweekly $6,468.80 - $8,086.00 Monthly $77,625.60 - $97,032.00 Annually 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current recovery model philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; clinical case management, individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology;and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources that may address psychosocial stressors. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to adults from transitional age youth to older adultswith various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set recovery treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. 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. 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. 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. 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. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(021518) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II - G040/G035/G120/G121) Keywords: Social Worker, Adult Services, Behavioral Health, SMI
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on August 22, 2018 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." The County of San Mateo'sHuman Services Agency, Children and Family Services Branch is seeking well-qualified and motivated individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist. Psychiatric Social Workers (PSW)/Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), under general supervision, provide therapeutic counseling and support services to children and families connected to the child welfare system and individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems. The current vacancies arein the Children and Family Services Branch. One vacancy is in the San Mateo County - Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program, one vacancy is in the Pathways to Well-Being program, and one vacancy is in the San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) (description of the programs is below). The PSW/MFT I/IImaytravel throughout San Mateo County to schools, community agencies, and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings. The San Mateo County Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program utilizes a team approach when providing support to children exhibiting high-need trauma-related behaviors entering the county's foster care system by providing Intensive Treatment Foster Care services. The SMC FFA PSW/MFTacts as the point of entry for new referrals to the SMC FFA program. The PSW/MFTisresponsible for coordinating and monitoring the mental health services, including psychotropic medication, for the children in the program; coordinating, facilitating, and creating individualized needs and services plans for the youth; providing therapeutic support services to the youth and resource parent as needed; and developing and coordinating the monthly foster parent trainings. PSW/MFTalso assists with the recruitment and retention of SMC FFA foster homes and collects statistical data on all youth referred to the program. The Pathways to Well-Being (PTW) PSW/MFTis the liaison between the behavioral health recovery services system and child welfare. The PTW PSW/MFTassists social workers in ensuring all children with open child welfare cases receive timely and effective mental health screens and are referred for appropriate mental health services, as well as organizes the data to track the mental health services the children/youth are connected to. The PTW PSW/MFTalso provides clinical support services to children and families. This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) is a school-based early intervention and prevention program. The FRC PSW/MFT provides clinical and case management services to children and families within the school setting. This includes providing therapeutic services one-on-one or in small groups to help children and their families with socio-emotional issues, behavioral difficulties, and family issues that often are impacted by trauma. In all three programs, the PSW/MFT's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments, clinical case management, and resource and referral management services; conducting brief crisis/stabilization intervention services; working with children and families receiving child welfare services; working collaboratively with foster parents, children/youth, parents/guardians, social workers, school staff members, and other service providers; writing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; and providing services that meet cultural and language needs of the children and families being served.This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience delivering behavioral health services to children exhibiting challenging behaviors due to trauma. Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population. Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management, as well as trauma-informed child abuse treatment and other evidence-based practices. Experience working with youth with complex issues involving abuse and neglect, trauma, behavioral health, and substance use. Experience conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Solid documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, needs and service plans, etc. Experience providing field-based services. Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers. Experience working with multi-cultural clients and staff from a trauma-informed perspective, including ensuring services provided are culturally-relevant and involve the child and family's participation to nurture the child's well-being. Experience establishing and maintaining effective work relationships. Effectiveoral andwritten communication skills. SALARY PSW/MFT I: $5,766.80 - $7,208.93/month PSW/MFT II: $6,468.80 - $8,086.00/month 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: Perform initial comprehensive assessments including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral symptoms, level of care needs, family history, and other information necessary to determine treatment needs. Work collaboratively with client or family to develop appropriate treatment plans for and modify plans on a quarterly basis. Conduct home or school visits. Provide individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions, clinical case management, and outreach services for clients toward the fulfillment of their treatment goals and wellness and recovery. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psychoeducational modalities. Provide linkage and referral to other county and community services. Coordinate client transitions into services and discharges from treatment. Complete progress notes for all services provided according to established documentation timeline. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of clients. Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW) or MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. PSW II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or a closely related field. Knowledge of : Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with emotional disturbance or serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to children or adults; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to : Provide treatment to children, adolescents, or adults with various mental health disabilities ranging from emotional disturbance or serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools, and other organizations; work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. The examination will consist of a subject matter expert (SME) review of written application materials (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. Because of this screening, all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the next phase of the examination process . Applicants passing the SME review / application screening will be placed on a list of eligible candidates and grouped by level of qualifications. The top level candidates will be the first groupoffered an opportunity to interview with the hiring department.Depending on the number of applicants an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations. Each step of the recruitment process is conductedin 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" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs 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 Dates~ Final Filing Date: TBD 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 Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Arlene Cahill (072518) (PSW I/II and MFT I/II - G035/G040 G120/G121)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description 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)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Environmental Health Services Division seeks a well-qualified individual for the position of Pollution Prevention Specialist II/III-Spanish Speaking Preferred-Limited Term . This position will work in the following programs: Healthy Homes, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. The current vacancy is limited-term in the Environmental Health Services Division located in San Mateo, CA, however, will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the position. This position will work occasional evenings and weekends. The Pollution Prevention Specialist will assist in planning and implementing education programs for a wide variety of audiences, provide in-home and community-based education services, and performing other duties as assigned. The Pollution Prevention Specialist will work with a diverse range of health programs, community groups, housing, building, and enforcement agency partners, childcare providers, and at-risk families. IMPORTANT: The County will be sponsoring a California Lead Assessor/Inspector training from February 11-15, 2019. This is an opportunity to obtain training as a California Lead Assessor/Inspector. Interested parties should plan to take advantage of this opportunity; this training is open to all (not limited to employees). Certification exams will take place at a later date through the California Department of Public Health. Primary responsibilities include: Develop health and community liaisons and collaborate in developing strategies for preventing lead exposure, and increasing screening to identify lead-exposed children; Ensure all children identified by screening receive appropriate services, including outreach and education, home visits and environmental investigations, as appropriate; Educate enforcement agency partners (i.e., city and/or county building departments, housing departments) regarding lead hazard compliance, and lead-safe work practices; Encourage businesses (home improvement stores, hardware stores, paint stores, garden supply and landscaping) to participate in educational activities concerning lead hazard awareness and promote in-store displays; Promote healthy homes actions that can be adopted by families, encouraging change that reduces the use of chemicals in the home, including safer cleaning and pest control; Coordinate home visits to at-risk neighborhoods and families; Test healthy homes messages with families and track responses; Track progress of families engaged in behavior change; Coordinate IPM activities with property owners and managers, building maintenance, tenant liaisons, and IPM providers; Reach out to and provide education to families and child caregivers of at-risk children by utilizing activities such as home visits, neighborhood campaigns, health fairs, presentations, and media or social marketing campaigns; Plan, coordinate, and staff a wide range of meetings and events, including during evenings and weekends; and Provide assistance and staff support as needed. The ideal candidate will possess: License and Certification: Possession of a California Lead Assessor/Inspector Certification is strongly desired or attendance of the County sponsored California Lead Assessor/Inspector training from February 11-15, 2019; Strong communication and interpersonal skills and have confidence in public speaking in both Spanish and English; Ability to coordinate multiple projects, organize priorities, and manage a flexible schedule; Experience working with a diversity of people (e.g. ethnic background, religion, nationality, education level, language, socio-economic status, etc.); Ability to work independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision and work collaboratively as a team member; Experience creating visual and written materials or presentations; Some experience in web design and graphic design is preferred; and Proficient computer skills; e.g. Microsoft Office, Spread sheets and/or Smartsheets. For information on the Environmental Health Services Division visit: http://www.smhealth.org/environmentalhealth For information on the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program visit: http://www.smchealth.org/ leadpoisoning SALARY Pollution Prevention Specialist II $39.32 - $49.14 Hourly Pollution Prevention Specialist III $41.73 - $52.14 Hourly NOTE :This is a limited term, at-will position not to exceed 3 years. Limited Term employees receive full medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a portable 401(a) plan. Information for current County employees : Current and regular San Mateo County Employees who are interested in this assignment must submit application materials and compete in the selection process. If you are successful in the selection process 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 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: II level : One year of experience in hazardous materials management. III level : Two years of journey level experience in hazardous materials management. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Cover letter with responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: Describe your experience developing, implementing, promoting, coordinating and evaluating an outreach/education program, event or project (including any website development or upkeep). Be specific . Describe your experience establishing and maintaining collaborative relations with diverse community groups, non-profit organizations and community leaders or businesses. Be specific about the kinds of organizations you collaborated with and describe the purpose of your outreach. Be specific . Describe your experience in successfully promoting behavior change with Spanish-speaking families. Be specific . Are you certified as a California Lead Assessor/Inspector? If not, are you willing to be trained as a Lead Inspector? NOTE: A County sponsored California Lead Assessor/Inspector training will be held from February 11-15, 2019. Fluency in Spanish and English is PREFERRED . Are you fluent in both Spanish and English? A response of "No" to this question will NOT disqualify you from hiring consideration. Please include the words " Pollution Prevention Specialist II/III-Spanish Speaking Preferred-Limited Term 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: Waymond Wong, Environmental Health Program Supervisor E-mail address: wwong@smcgov.org Application materials received by JANUARY 11, 2019 will be included in the first group of candidates considered. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials 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. 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 (cover letter with responses to supplemental questions 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 Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Public Health, Policy & Planning Division is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Communicable Disease Investigator - Communicable Disease Control Program . The Communicable Disease Control Program is a multidisciplinary team of public health professionals that works closely with local health care providers, community members, partners, other public health jurisdictions, government agencies, and private organizations to prevent and control transmission of communicable diseases throughout County of San Mateo. There are currently two full-time regular vacancies; fluency in Spanish is preferred for one of the positions. Both positions are located in San Mateo, CA but will drive/travel throughout the County to perform duties of the job. Under the direct supervision of the Community Program Supervisor, this Communicable Disease Investigator is responsible for investigation and control of communicable diseases within the County of San Mateo; fielding inquiries from providers, partners and the public; development and provision of public health messaging; utilization and maintenance of surveillance databases; and other duties as assigned. Typical duties include but are not limited to: Conduct communicable disease investigations. Investigate and follow up on a wide range of reportable communicable diseases to ensure that appropriate prevention, treatment, control and reporting measures are implemented. Monitor outbreaks of communicable diseases and provide recommendations to support appropriate prevention, treatment, control and reporting. Enter surveillance data into web-based electronic database. Draft reports, health education materials, and other documents. Provide consultation, outreach, education, training andpublic messagingabout communicable diseasesto diverse community and health care provider groups through a variety of forums. Respond to phone and email inquiries from the public and medical providers. Perform medical chart reviews. Communicate with medical providers to ensure appropriate follow-up is completed. Participate and assist with public health emergency preparedness activities. Perform venipuncture for blood specimen collection. The ideal candidate for this position will have: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in public health, biological sciences or related fieldand at least one year of experience in a public health or health care setting. Experience in and/or knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 17 Reportable Diseases and Conditions. Aninterest and skills in surveillance, prevention, investigation, control and reporting of communicable diseases. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and is highly organized, responsible, detail-oriented, committed to public service, and able to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse environment. The ability to easily establish rapport and conduct telephone and field interviews of a highly personal nature with culturally diverse clients andestablish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Experience toindependently conduct contact and outbreak investigations in various field settings, perform surveillance tasks, enter data accurately and maintain electronic databases. Excellent written communication skills. Strong analytical skills and familiarity withbasic statistical and research techniques. Excellent oralcommunication skills and can effectively speak in diverse public forums, with health care providers, clients and members of the public. Knowledge ofdisease prevention,community outreach and public health messaging campaigns. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. This position requires travel, field work, and after-hours work as needed. Handling patient specimens and venipuncture may also be required. The incumbent is expected to be able to independently transport themselves, patients, specimens and medical supplies to appointments and other locations. Due to this expectation, the position requires possession of a class C California driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation, as approved by the appointing authority. Therefore, public transportation may not be a viable option to fully and effectively perform the duties of this position. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies . Qualifications Licensure/Certification: California class C driver license or equivalent or the ability to provide suitable transportation, as approved by the appointing authority. Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way of gaining the knowledge and skills is graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in biologic science, public health, or a related field. Knowledge of: Methods of transmission, diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases; accepted techniques of communicable disease control; and diagnostic tests for communicable diseases. Skill/Ability to: Conduct effective fact gathering interviews of a highly personal nature; exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and bringing them to obtain treatment; relate easily to people from diverse cultures and varying lifestyles; apply the rules and regulations relative to communicable disease control; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of San MateoandCounty of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees 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. 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 the County of San Mateo, 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 https://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 ~ Final Filing Date: January 24, 2019 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(010419) (Communicable Disease Investigator- J047)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on January 10, 2019 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo County Health'sDivision of Public Health, Policy & Planning (PHPP) is seeking a qualified Communicable Disease Investigator-TB Control-Spanish Speaking Preferred .This Communicable Disease Control Investigator (CDI) works in the Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program.The position reports to the TB Control Program Social Work Supervisor and works with the TB Controller physician, Senior Public Health Nurse, Public Health Nurse (PHN) Case Managers, other CDI's and Community Workers.The mission of the program is to protect and promote the health of all County of San Mateo residents through surveillance, investigation, prevention and control of tuberculosis. The current vacancy is in Public Health, Policy and Planning TB Control Unit, located in San Mateo, but will travel/drive throughout the County to perform duties of the job. Fluency in Spanish is preferred for this position. The CDI participates in a wide variety of TB control and prevention services to patients, case contacts, health care providers, institutions, organizations and communities throughoutthe County of San Mateo performing duties that may include, but are not limited to: Maintain a flexible schedule. Work independently in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Interview and re-interview persons infected with TB and/or persons with active or suspected active TB disease to elicit contact information, source of infection; relate preventative knowledge to community. Conduct and manage field investigations to locate and refer identified TB contacts, suspects, or active cases for appropriate services utilizing investigative tools in a safe, attentive manner; determine risk of environmental transmission, and document all investigations and interviews with completeness and accuracy, completing investigative tasks within pre-determined timeframes and motivating potential TB cases to follow up on recommendations. Perform critical analysis of TB cases and field investigations by identifying relevant information sources, evaluating the integrity, quality, and completeness of findings; discuss all pertinent cases in weekly case review meetings; collaborate to determine a "plan of action". Monitor TB patients' diagnostic workup and adherence to treatment and intervene appropriately (within the scope of non-licensed practice). Interact with private providers as necessary to support TB Control efforts, by supporting the understanding of public health statutes, and act as an agent of the TB Controller and Health Officer while securing personal medical information related to TB cases. Conduct health education presentations to the public. The idealcandidate will have: A Bachelor's degree in biological science, public health or a related fieldand at least one year of experience in a public health or health care setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, highly organized, responsible, detail-oriented, committed to public service, and able to work independently and collaboratively in a culturally diverse environment, as well as knowledge of government functions and public health. Understanding of medical record terminology and laboratory reports as well as preparation and maintenance of confidential records, reports, andinterviews; ability to critically analyze public health disease control processes. Knowledge of medical terminology, corresponding terminology used by the general public, communicable disease control, and related health programs. Familiarity with modes of transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and control procedures for communicable diseases. Ability to gain confidence and establish rapport with individuals and groups from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds as well as medical and laboratory personnel, public officials, and community groups. Exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and arranging for follow up medical examination and treatment. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess all or one of the following licenses/certificates: CA Phlebotomy license Certification in Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification This position requires travel, field work, and after-hours work as needed. Handling patient specimens and venipuncture may also be required. The incumbent is expected to be able to independently transport themselves, patients, specimens and medical supplies to appointments and other locations. Due to this expectation, the position requires possession of a class C California driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation, as approved by the appointing authority. Therefore, public transportation may not be a viable option to fully and effectively perform the duties of this position. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Qualifications Driver License: Requires possession of a class C California driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation, as approved by the appointing authority. Education and Experience : Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way of gaining the knowledge and skills is graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in biologic science, public health, or a related field. Knowledge of : Methods of transmission, diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases; accepted techniques of communicable disease control; and diagnostic tests for communicable diseases. Skill/Ability to : Conduct effective fact gathering interviews of a highly personal nature; exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and bringing them to obtain treatment; relate easily to people from diverse cultures and varying lifestyles; apply the rules and regulations relative to communicable disease control; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 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. 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. 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 (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 The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HRAnalyst:Yvonne Alvidrez (122118) (Communicable Disease Investigator - J047)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Correctional Health Psychiatric Social Worker/ Marriage & Family Therapist I/II-Extra Help. There arecurrently multiple extra help vacanciesin Correctional Health Services. These positions work in the Maguire CorrectionalFacility and the Maple Street Correctional Center, both located inRedwood City. Positions include weekend and evening shifts. These PSW/MFT positionsprovide clinical mental healthservices and substance abuse services toinmates with mental illness, serious mental illness,chemical dependencyor co-occurring disorders;provide case management services; provide discharge planning;interviews inmate patients toassess mental healthneeds and formulates treatment plans; exercise good judgment and tact when interacting with inmate patients and other service providers; relate and communicate effectively with inmate patients and others from the diverse multi-cultural community served; function as a team member in a multi-disciplinary work setting; work independently and as a team member; and collaborate with Sheriff's Office staff to manage inmate patients' daily activities. Will work with various professionals involved with the court system, including probation officers, attorneys, case managers and other treatment providers, and develop treatment plans for seriously mentally ill inmates. Some positions require weekend and evening hours. The ideal candidates will have: A license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Experience working in a correctional facility; Experience providing case management services for an inmate population; Demonstrated ability inproviding clinical mental health services to an adult population with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders of seriousmental illness and chemical dependency; and Working with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and inmate population. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. SALARY : PSW/MFT I: $33.27 - $41.59/hour PSW/MFT II: $37.32 - $46.65/hour NOTE: This is an extra-help, 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. Qualifications Security Clearance : This position requires that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Licensure/Certification: PSW I - current California registration as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW). MFT I - current California registration as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMF). PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for an extra help position the following must be submitted via e-mail : Copy of valid Registration or License issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences Responses to supplemental questions Resume Please include the words "Correctional Health Psychiatric Social Worker/ Marriage & Family Therapist-Extra Help Position" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format . Please submit theabove listedmaterials via email to: Tung Tran, Supervising Mental Health Clinician ttran@smcgov.org Submit responses to these Supplemental Questions: Describe your experience working with seriously mentally ill adult patients, including assessment, counseling and/or therapy services. Specifically cite any experience working with inmates in a correctional facility. Describe your experience providing case management services working with seriously mentally ill adult clients. Specifically cite any experience working with inmates in a correctional facility. Describe your experience working with adult clients with the co-occurring disorders of mental illness and chemical dependency. Include a description of your efforts to encourage recovery services for them. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until positions are filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE: Application materials areonly accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements ( Copy of valid registration or license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, responses to supplemental questions andresume) will not be considered. The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description Calling all EMS/FIRE and LAW ENFORCEMENT Dispatchers! If you are currently an experienced public safety dispatcher, we want you! ****************************************************************** THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. Applicants must have current experience as a public safety dispatcher. ****************************************************************** What makes us the best? Our center dispatches for police, fire and medical and includes aprogressive in-house training program, team based shifts from a dispatcher-developed schedule, fire "incident dispatch" and law enforcement "tactical dispatch" programs as well as many other career development opportunities and programs. In the summer of 2019, Public Safety Communications will move into a newly constructed building containing a 911 Dispatch Center, Office of Emergency Services and the County's Emergency Operation Center. The new state of the art dispatch center will also include a brand a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. The Ideal Candidate will have: Knowledge of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) operation. Knowledge of basic computer use in a business office and Communications Center environment Ability to operate various types of communications equipment including public safety telephones, two way radio systems, data terminals and other related technologies Ability to utilize available resources NOTE : The successful incumbent MUST be willing to work day, swing, graveyard, rotating, holiday, and weekend shifts including preplanned and last minute mandatory overtime. 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 one year of experience working as a call taker, communications dispatcher or related position with a public safety agency within the last three years. A Public safety agency is defined as an agency that receives and processes emergency calls for service for police, fire and/or emergency medical services. Other types of emergency call center experience such as, but not limited to, road service, security, or basic life support ambulance should apply as entry level Communications Dispatcher I or Calltaker. Knowledge of: English language, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Customer service and interpersonal communications principles. Computer operation and use in office and Communications Center environments. Basic principles in communicating by means of face-to-face contact, telephone and/or data terminals. Public safety entities who provide emergency services within San Mateo County. Various resources within the County in order to provide referrals to the public and public safety agencies. Skill/Ability to: Speak, read and write English clearly. Communicate clearly and concisely, in English, both orally and in writing. Operate various types of communications equipment including public safety telephone and data terminals and other related technologies. Read and interpret various mapping devices and relaying pertinent information. Work under pressure, exercising good judgment and common sense while making sound decisions in emergency situations. Prioritize and determine an appropriate course of action based on a given set ofcircumstances. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Listen, understand and relay information via radio, telephone and in person. Remain calm and controlled under stressful periods while projecting a professional demeanor. Establish and maintain positive and courteous working relationships with customers, the community and co-workers. Participate in Communications Center teamwork while maintaining assigned job responsibilities and duties. Anticipate and adapt to fluctuating workloads in the Communications Center. Communicate and receive feedback and opinions to affect change. Access and refer to information using available resources. Read, interpret, understand and follow written and oral instructions and/or information. Remain seated for long periods of time. Read standard text/data on electronic screen or computer terminal teletype printouts and variety of maps. Hear in an open space and noisy environment with static or weak transmissions and/or telephone conversations. Other Requirements: Successfully complete a pre-employment medical examination and be subject to polygraph testing. Follow strict Drug Use standards and guidelines. Possess good moral character and psychological suitability as determined by a thorough background investigation, including fingerprinting and psychological evaluation. Be willing to work day, swing, graveyard, rotating, holiday, and weekend shifts. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. 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 a scored relevant Training and Experience (T&E) evaluation (weight: 100%) based solely on the candidates' responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who receive a passing score in the T&E evaluation will beinvited to adepartmental interview. Because of this screening process, all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the next phase of the examination process. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. Subsequent phases of the selection process include a departmental hiring interview, background investigation, psychological evaluation, polygraph test, and medical examination . Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the tests. 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. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process. 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. 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(09142018) (Communications Dispatcher II - V048)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Health System's Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Division isseeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Partners for Safe & Healthy Children Program-Spanish Speaking Preferred- Extra Help. Psychiatric Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists, under general supervision, provide specialized psychiatric casework counseling and therapy services to either children and adolescents or seriously mentally ill adults in the community or inpatient settings; provide individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family, and/or social adjustment problems; and may supervise graduate interns. Partners for Safe and Healthy Children Program Clinicians will work with infants and young children 0-5 years of age; conduct infant assessments using the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood: Revised Edition; conduct child, and adult assessments; provide treatment in various modalities such as dyad, individual play, individual and group therapies. These clinicians will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children 0-5 years of age and their caregivers who have been referred from Children and Family Services; will work with children 0-5 years of age whose families have issues with alcohol and other drugs (AOD); will provide court reports; and testify in court cases as needed. Treatment is provided by home visits as well as clinic based visits. The clinician will have working relationships with Child Protective Services (CPS) Social Worker, Foster Parents, and family members. The ideal candidate will have experience: Working withinfants and young children 0-5 years of age Providing Infant Parent Psychotherapy Working with families involved with CPS Working with families that have alcohol and other drug issues Home visiting experience Working with a culturally diverse client population Using their bilingualSpanish speaking skillsproviding services (if Spanish speaking) The current vacancy is for Full-Time Extra-Help in the Prenatal to Three Unit's Partners for Safe and Healthy Children Program. The position is located/based in San Mateo but requires travel throughout San Mateo County to conduct home visits, provide services, for court and to attend meetings. SALARY: PSW/MFT I: $5,598.67 - $6,999.20/month PSW/MFT II: $6,279.87 - $7,850.27/month NOTE: This is an extra-help, 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. Qualifications Language Requirement :Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English andSpanish. Licensure/Certification: PSW-II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW). MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California. 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 Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious mental illness; individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or children; psychological diagnostic methods and terminology; personality development from infancy through adulthood; and human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental disabilities ranging from serious mental illness to dysfunctional behavior patterns, including victims of sexual or physical abuse; set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment; evaluate the degree of mental disability or emotional distress of patients/clients; communicate effectively orally and in writing; provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations; and work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered forthis extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format. Cover letter Resumé Responses to these supplemental questions: 1. This position requires current California registration as either an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) or Intern-Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF); or current California license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Please indicate which of the following applies: Registration as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) Registration as an Intern-Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) None of the above - I DO NOT meet this requirement 2. Provide your registration/license number and expiration date. NOTE : Please be prepared to bring a copy of your current registration/license to the interview. 3. Describe any experience you have working with infants and children 0-5 years of age. Include assessment, diagnosis, treatment plans, case management, and counseling and/or therapy services you provided. In addition, include any specific infant mental health training you have received. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 4. Describe any experience you have working with children 0-5 years of age and their parents involved with Child Protective Services. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 5 . Describe any experience you have working with children 0-5 years of age whose families have issues with alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 6. Describe any experience you haveconducting home visits working with children 0-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers. Include your role and the services you provided. Be specific. 7.Fluency in Spanish and English is "preferred." Are you fluent in both Spanish and English? (A "No" answer will NOT disqualify you from this recruitment.) Yes or No Please include the words "Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist-Partners for Safe & Healthy Children Program- Extra Help (Open)" in the subject line of email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Hedwig De Ocampo, Mental Health Program Specialist, BHRS HDeOcampo@smcgov.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Resumes 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. 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.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Description NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended onJanuary 17, 2019to extend the closing date. Final Closing Date will be January 24, 2019. Are you ready toenhance your career in IT with a purpose? If so, the County of San Mateo's Department of Public Works(DPW) has an exciting opportunity for you to bring your technical skills, willingness to learn, and eagerness to help others! We are seeking a multi-disciplined, technically, and analytically strong Senior Information Technology Analyst (Sr ITA) to be one of the leads of our Business Systems & Support (BSS) team. As one of the leads of the Business Systems & Support (BSS) team, the incumbent will have the opportunitytoworkwithusers and BSS team to provide new and innovative ideas to meet the information technology needs of DPW. The role will require building strong working relationships and providing excellent customer service with all levels ofwithin the County, including executives, management and line staff in order to coordinate the efforts of department resources. Additionally, this position is a multi-faceted role that provides complex technical analytical support to department information systems in the following general areas: application support, database/reporting, infrastructure/server/network support, anddesktop support. The Sr ITA may serve as project lead on system installation and/or software application support projects; and/or oversees the work of Information Technology Analysts and/or Technicians in a lead capacity. Join Our Team! The Department of Public Works is unique by being one of the few departments in the County of San Mateo to have its own internal IT unit.BSS is a small group of dedicated IT staff who are responsible for a wide-range of roles in Information Technology: from managing core IT functions to providing GIS support to handling access control. Working in BSS, staff have the opportunity to learn and work with many different aspects of technology including: desktop support, enterprise application support, design/ implement/ maintain server and network infrastructure, creating GIS maps and spatial applications, internet/ intranet web design and support, databases, and even some programming opportunities.We are a team that values teamwork, positivity, customer service, and collaboration! The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following characteristics and experience: Have at leastfouryears of experience successfully performing technical and analytical duties to support automated system operations and relatedsoftwareapplications. A multi-role analyst who has the ability to be very technical and be a long range, strategic thinker. Strong experience in supporting Enterprise level applications. Experience with IT project planning and management. Knowledge ofITILService Management and IT best practices andperformancemeasures. Strong knowledge of normalized databases; SQL queries and statements. Knowledge of server virtualization concepts and implementation. Knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy, and user permissions. Knowledge of network concepts in a production/enterprise level; Wi-Fi technologies in a production/enterprise environment. Have thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks and operating systems. Have great troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and have the ability and interest to quickly master new technologies and computer applications. Be a problem solver with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse groups. Occasional on-call duties may be required. Examples of Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Enterprise Applications Support major Department applications such as Cost Accounting and Asset Management. Database Support Department databases in the following database systems: SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL,and MS Access. Web technologies Manage and oversee public facing Internet and internal Intranet site using Drupal and SharePoint. Desktop Support Provide desktop support to department employees. Assist in troubleshoot printer issues. Reporting Aid in creating/modifying reports using the following programs: Crystal Reports, Microsoft BI, and SQL Server Reporting. Additional Desired Responsibilities (not needed, but plus to have): Cloud Infrastructure Assist with deploying file/backup infrastructure to cloud. Infrastructure Manage Department server infrastructure using virtualization technology (VMWare). Provide general networking support. NOTE: The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill other future vacancies. Qualifications Knowledge of : Methods and techniques used in troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and software applications. Programming languages and operating systems. Data organization and access methods in automated systems. Operational characteristics of various hardware platforms, peripheral equipment and desktop applications, presentation graphics, client/server applications, communications protocols and intranet/internet. Record keeping and filing principles and practices. Job planning and prioritizing techniques for self and others. Principles and practices of leadership and mentoring. For the applications support area Operations, purposes, and functions of the application being supported. Information needs and requirements of the systems users. For the database administration support area Database design, implementation, maintenance, and integration techniques. Database troubleshooting and recovery procedures. Database and data dictionary concepts, database file structures, and operating system interfaces. Quality control methods used to assure data accuracy and integrity. For the server/production support area Server and mid-range computer hardware and software in use in the department and related communications systems. For the desktop support area Computer networks and systems, their operation, support, development and migration. Computer hardware and software products in use on the department and across the industry. Skill/Ability to: Provide advanced technical and analytical support to multiple users of broad based applications. Respond effectively to user problems and needs. Analyze operational and systems problems, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions. Evaluate, recommend, develop, implement, test and install software applications. Monitor, troubleshoot and maintain local area networks and local portions of wide area networks. Organize work, set priorities for self and others and meet critical deadlines. Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to support automation systems. Prepare clear, concise and accurate documentation, instructions, correspondence and other written materials. Maintain accurate records and files. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel. 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. A typical way to qualify is: Education: Graduation from a four-year college or equivalent technical certification with coursework in computer science, information systems or closely related field. Experience: Two years of full-time experience successfully performing technical and analytical duties to support automated system operations and related software applications. Physical Requirements Walks, sits and reaches by extending hands and arms in any direction on a consistent and daily basis; stoops, kneels, crouches, and crawls on an occasional basis. Uses finger dexterity to pick, pinch and type; grasps objects with fingers and palms; and perceives attributes of objects by touch on a consistent and daily basis. Communicates verbally by listening and talking on a consistent and daily basis. Dependent upon assignment, frequently uses upper extremities to exert force to push and pull objects weighing up to75 pounds and frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Note: Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of San MateoandCounty of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees 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. 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 https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~Tentative Recruitment~ Final Filing Date: January 24, 2019 Screening: January 29, 2019 Panel Interviews: February 12 and/or 13, 2019 San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer HRContact: Christina Chan(010419) (Senior Information Technology Analyst - V234)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Description The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, is seeking bright, collaborative, energetic, well qualified candidates, with a "Can-Do" disposition for the position of Collaborative Courts Coordinator . Under general direction, the Collaborative Courts Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the activities, policy and program support, and successful operation of the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo's collaborative courts.The Coordinator is also responsible for working with judicial officers, court staff, and staff of county justice agencies to ensure the successful operation of the various collaborative courts, including Pathways Mental Health Court, Bridges Treatment Court, Drug Court, Veterans Court, Military Diversion Court, 1370 Court, and Restitution Court. Examples Of Duties Work with the collaborative courts judges and support their leadership role by coordinating collaborative court program activities. Provide judicial officers with administrative and technical support to increase operational functioning of each of the collaborative court programs; Use professional judgment by working independently when necessary and advising collaborative court judges when appropriate. Work with Court management, staff, and justice partners to calendar and coordinate court case referrals to the appropriate collaborative court. Coordinate stakeholder collaborative court workgroup to include County justice partners (District Attorney, Private Defender Program, Probation Department, Sheriff's Department, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services). Develop and maintain collaborative court program manuals. Provide the collaborative court judges and stakeholder agencies with program related information. Coordinate program documentation, data collection and data flow process development. Research data collection models and using national collaborative court data collection standards, develop San Mateo Court model for tracking defendant enrollment, probation violation, program completion, and recidivism rates. Prepare monthly data reports on drug court and behavioral health court cases that describe outcomes; Provide JCC and granting agencies with quarterly program progress reports as requested. Develop San Mateo Collaborative Court Program informational materials and update as necessary. Develop and maintain content for collaborative court web page on the court's web site. Identify national and state collaborative court judicial education programs for use by judicial officers and collaborative justice partners. Research trends in collaborative court programs and treatment; Disseminate information and provide updates to judiciary and program partners. Oversee San Mateo collaborative court grants and reporting. Coordinate applications for state and national collaborative court grants. Work with Court's Policy Analyst to research grant opportunities and assist with writing proposals with support from Court management. Evaluate programs for effectiveness and efficiency. Extract data from existing data collection sources for reporting and program analysis; Collaborate with court staff and partner agencies to supplement data. Analyze data to understand program trends and to support policy changes. Work closely with the staff of State Judicial Council to determine most current data gathering tools, including cost/benefit analysis. Ensure program sustainability for all collaborative court programs. Coordinate the court's forensic evaluation process. 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: A baccalaureate degree in social sciences, communications, economics, business administration, public administration, and/or course work in the field of criminal justice, and Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in fieldwork or case management experience, to include project or program case management in the fields of addictions, human/family services, health services, or public safety. Two years of experience related to collaborative justice programs is preferred. Up to two years of the education requirement may be substituted, on a year for year basis, with additional related experience. Up to two years of the experience requirement may be substituted, by an advanced degree in law, public administration, social work, business administration, psychology, or communications. Knowledge of: Project management and coordination Program evaluation methodologies Research and information gathering techniques Statistical methods and analysis Collaborative Justice programs, such as drug diversion programs, alcohol or substance abuse treatment programs, and behavioral health alternatives Ability to: Work effectively in a team environment Work effectively with the Court's collaborative justice partners Advise judicial officers on a variety of related issues with confidence and reliability Organize and present ideas and recommendations both orally and in writing Gather, organize, and assess large amounts of data; determine appropriate data for extraction and analysis Write comprehensive and compelling reports, in a timely manner Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of analytical work Effectively represent the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, with justice partners, the public, other Court staff, and other government agencies as a knowledgeable and competent resource Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Typical Working Conditions Work is performed in an office and meeting room environment; with continuous contact with judicial officers, other governmental agencies and social service agencies, management staff, other staff, and the public. Physical Requirements Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift, move and transport objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and facsimile. Must be able to travel within San Mateo and occasionally travel to other locations throughout the state for related meetings. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Courtemployees 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 to our regular employment Application Form. Failure to submit supplemental responses will result in the removal of your application from the process. (Please be complete, yet concise, in your responses. The information contained in your responses will be used in the application screening process.) 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%), which may include a written and/or performance exercise(s). 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 County of San Mateo, 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 midnight on the final filing date. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Final Filing Date: January 28, 2019 at 11:50 p.m., PST Applicant Screening: Week of February 4, 2019 Panel Interviews: Week of February 18, 2019 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: Mandy Singh (01142019) (Collaborative Courts Coordinator - X119)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
Description County of San Mateo is seeking experienced individuals for the position of Medical Office Assistant II to provide a variety of routine to difficult medical office support for various Health SystemDivisions, including Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Correctional Health Services, Family Health Services, Public Health Laboratory, and San Mateo Medical Center. For more information on the dutiesby division, click here . 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: Act as a receptionist and receive patients and visitors; screen phone calls; take messages or make appropriate referrals; provide factual information regarding the County or specific medical unit activities and services, which may require some interpretation of rules, policies and/or procedures. Order, receive, and organize patient charts for daily appointment schedule preparation, utilization review, and varied record-keeping activities; may pull and file charts located within assigned area; review charts for necessary documentation and diagnostic test authorizations from health care staff; close patient charts as authorized. Provide for intake and registration of patients; interview patients to obtain medical information and appropriate documentation required to open patient charts. Review financial and insurance status of patient; explain treatment costs and methods of payment; perform periodic re-evaluations, re-determinations, and adjustments as necessary; collect fees, issue receipts, and balance daily monies received. Research computerized patient data to determine current status; retrieve, update, and verify information from an online or personal computer. Schedule patient appointments and prepare daily appointment schedule; schedule medical tests and procedures as assigned. Inform professional staff of lab, X-ray, and other diagnostic test results in accordance with established policies and procedures. Prepare a variety of periodic and special reports related to patient care, testing, and results, which may require the use of arithmetic calculations and the consolidation of information from various sources. Transcribe patient information histories, physical examination notes, and related patient medical information containing specialized medical terminology; type various correspondence and documentation pertaining to patient diagnosis and treatment from drafts, dictated tapes, notes, or brief instructions using a typewriter or word processor. Establish and maintain office and patient files; research and compile information from such files. Perform office support activities,suchas opening and distributing mail, processing outgoing mail, and ordering and maintaining an inventory of office supplies. Establish and maintain office and patient files; research and compile information from such files. May perform routine billing, preparation of medical procedures or test orders, scheduling of medical procedures, review and preparation of patient charts for utilization review and a variety of patient processing, documentation, and record-keeping duties, depending upon assignment. Provide off hours support as required. Perform related duties as assigned. Some positions may require rotating shift or weekend work. Must be able to push, pull, bend, and reach when retrieving and replacing heavy patient files from/to floor-to-ceiling shelving. Qualifications Knowledge of: Policies and procedures related to the outpatient, ancillary, medical records, or direct patient care area to which assigned; medical terminology as related to office support work; office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials; basic business data processing principles and the use of word processing or personal computing equipment; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; business arithmetic; and basic record keeping principles and practices. Skill/Ability to: Perform detailed medical office support work accurately; prioritize work and coordinate several activities; compose routine correspondence from brief instructions; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; operate standard office equipment, including a word processor and computer terminal; organize and maintain accurate patient and general files and records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; and understand and carry out oral and written directions. Note: Specific positions may require the ability to type at a rate of 40 net words per minute from printed copy. 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:One year of journey-level experience, which required the use of medical terminology and direct contact with patients in a clinic or similar medical office setting. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of SanMateoandCounty of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented 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. 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 inCounty of San Mateo, Californiaand 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 https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. ~RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ Final Filing Date: January 24, 2019 Written Exam: Saturday, February 2, 2019 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 Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact:Jennifer Reyes(01112019) (Medical Office Assistant II - E417)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
Description The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateois seeking qualifiedcandidates for the position of Human Services Manager II. The current vacancy is in the Economic Self Sufficiency division of the Human ServicesAgency. Under the direct supervisionof the Director of Economic Self-Sufficiency, theHuman Services Manager II is responsible for a number of public assistance program areas includingMedi-Cal,CalFresh,CalWORKs, General Assistance, and CAPI delivered in regional offices throughout the County. Further, the position calls for the development of close, collaborative working relationships with other system of care agencies as well aswith other service providers in the County. In general, the Human Services Manager II: Plans, directs, coordinates, implements, and evaluates comprehensive social or community service programs for a multi-disciplinary human services program area that has county-wide impact. Evaluates goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and outcomes related to programs. Provides leadership and coordination to internal staff, community groups, public and private agencies, advisory boards and volunteers in planning and implementing programs. Provides highly complex staff support to senior level executives. Exercises direct and indirect supervision over managerial, professional, technical and clerical staff, including consultants and contract service provider systems. In addition to having a demonstrated record ofworking in a cooperative manner with other agencies, both public and non-profit, the successful candidate will also have a demonstrated record of establishing strong community partnerships. The Human Services Manager II will provide critical leadership and oversight to program operations, staff supervision and partner engagement. The ideal candidate will possess: A commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and families and supporting the community. A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in the field of providing public assistance programs in the State of California. Current expertise in State/County/Federal rules and regulations including best practices related topublic assistance programs such as Medi-Cal,CalFresh, CalWORKS, and General Assistance. A Bachelor's degree in a social service, policy, public administration or related field. Experience collaborating with other departments, government agencies and community organizations. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate diverse groups of people. Superb written and oral communication skills. Strength in analyzing data to resolve problems and/or improve efficiency and outcomes. Skills in community engagement. Ability to provide effective leadership to a diverse workforce. Capability and skill necessary to support and motivate staff at all levels of the organization. A mindset that is strategic, innovative and forward thinking. Strong political acumen. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. 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 three years of increasingly responsible experience in a social or community services organization, including significant responsibility for funding, budget development, program utilization, and/or evaluation or coordination of community resources. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration, and program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation. Principles and methods of social and community services including current trends in Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks, General Assistance, immigration, homelessness, employment, and poverty reduction. Laws, codes, and regulations governing social and community service programs, and knowledge of county, state, and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary program or service issues. Organizational and fiscal management within a multi-faceted, community-based program setting. Community resources and public/private services and funding sources. Skill/Ability to: Identify and analyze complex socioeconomic issues and problems. Plan, direct, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs and services on a comprehensive, county-wide level to meet community needs. Integrate a variety of activities and services to achieve program goals, objectives, and priorities. Apply principles and techniques of community organization. Speak effectively to diverse audiences, including client, professional, civic and citizen groups. Maintain cooperative working relationships with other program managers and staff, other agencies and the community. Enlist and mobilize community support for programs. Prepare complex and detailed written reports, program policies, procedures and contracts. Train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of San Mateoand County of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or 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. The examination process willconsist of an application screening 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 the County San Mateo, 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 https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: February 7, 2019 Application Screening: February 20, 2019 Combined Panel Interview: February 27, 2019 and/or February 28, 2019 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: Arlene Cahill(01102019)(Human Services Manager II - D091)