County of San Mateo Human Resources Department

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

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

We are committed to:

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

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

San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
Description Legal Office Assistant I/II perform a variety of routine to moderately difficult legal office support duties and activities in County criminal justice departments such as the District Attorney's Office, Probation Department and Sheriff's Office; create and type legal and confidential correspondence, records, documents and forms; proofread typed legal material for accuracy, completeness and correct English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation; enter, edit and retrieve legal data in computer systems; perform basic arithmetic calculations; collect and consolidate legal material from several sources; create, maintain and purge legal office files; perform routine office support activities such as taking messages from telephone callers and visitors, giving directions and instructions, responding to questions; providing general information, filing, photocopying, distributing mail and ordering supplies; and serve as a back-up for clerical co-workers who are absent from the office. The ideal candidates must be able to handle demanding job assignments and several clerical duties simultaneously in legal offices where activities occur at a fast pace; produce considerable amounts of legal correspondence and reports for long periods of time; be detailed, accurate and complete in their work; adapt to frequent interruptions, rapidly changing priorities and different assignments quickly and efficiently; use computers frequently and proficiently; use appropriate initiative, sound judgment and tact to handle sensitive and confidential discussions and interactions with individuals who are irate and hostile; and work well under stress. The recruitment will result in the creation of a hire list that will be active for six months. The list may be extended depending on the needs of the hiring departments. The salary ranges for the two classifications are as follows: Legal Office Assistant I: $4,132 - $5,163/month Legal Office Assistant II: $4,355 - $5,444/month 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: Legal Office Assistant I : One year of general clerical or office assistant experience. Legal Office Assistant II : One year of legal clerical experience that required the use of legal concepts and terminology to perform a variety of legal office support tasks in a legal office. Special Requirements: Some positions may require the ability to type at a rate of 40 net words per minute. Specific positions may require the applicant to successfully complete a thorough background investigation as a condition of employment. Knowledge of: Legal documents, forms and terminology; policies and procedures related to the department to which assigned; office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; business data processing principles and the use of word processing or personal computing equipment; business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials; correct English usage including spelling, grammar and punctuation; business arithmetic including percentages and decimals; and recordkeeping principles and practices. Skill/Ability to: Read and understand legal and court documents and extract relevant information; perform detailed legal office support work accurately; compose routine correspondence from brief instructions; operate standard office equipment including a word processor and computer terminal; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize work and coordinate several activities; deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals, some of whom may be hostile or irate; organize and maintain accurate files and records; make accurate arithmetic calculations; and understand and carry out oral and written directions. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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 (5) 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. The examination will consist of a written test (weight:100%). All tests will be held in the County San Mateo, California. Applicants must participate at their own expense. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the tests. Applicants must adhere to the dates listed below. Applicant requests for alternate test dates and times will not be granted. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply . Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and place of the tests, which will be given in the County San Mateo, California. Please make sure to read your notices carefully. Applicants must participate at their own expense and must adhere to the dates listed below. Applicant requests for alternate test dates will not be granted. Accommodations for special medical conditions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. It is the applicants' responsibility to notify the County Human Resources Department at (650) 363-4303 if their appointment notices for the written examination or the panel interview are not received 5 working days prior to the event. Applicants are encouraged to visit libraries or bookstores to read literature on how to take written tests and interviews for government jobs. The County does not recommend nor endorse specific books to read. Job seekers should ask the librarians or store managers for guidance in selecting appropriate study aids. ~ RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE ~ Recruitment Opens:Friday, March 22, 2019 Recruitment Closes: Thursday, April 4, 2019 Written Test:Saturday, April 13, 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. Analyst:Sedrick Dixon(03222019) (Legal Office Assistant I/II - E372/E373)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo Office of Public Safety Communications has an exceptional promotionalopportunity for current department employees for the position of Assistant Public Safety Communications Director. The incumbent will assist in planning and directing the services and operations of the Office of Public Safety Communications including the development of the budget and policies and procedures, and in monitoring performance goals and objectives; run day to day operations of the office; manage and implement projects; provide leadership and direction to staff; and to act as the Public Safety Communications Director in his/her absence. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide highly responsible administrative and management assistance in planning, organizing, directing and reviewing all functions and activities of the Office of Public Safety Communications. Oversee day-to-day operations. Provide management, direction and supervision to assigned managers, staff and programs. Review internal investigations and address complaints related to section activities and service delivery. Assist in analyzing and solving administrative, office, technical and personnel problems. Participate in developing and implementing section operating goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and regulations. Coordinate section activities with those of other County departments, law enforcement agencies, fire districts, emergency medical services and other federal, state and local agencies to ensure effective cooperation at all levels. Assist with the preparation of the budget; and ensure provision of required service levels within budget constraints and policy. Assist in the selection, training and evaluation of dispatch personnel; recommend and/or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges and disciplinary actions. Participate in conducting and/or in supervising technical and administrative studies of new and existing services, special projects and/or acquisition of services and equipment to determine feasibility and legality and to increase service efficiency; and prepare and present comprehensive planning, administrative, fiscal and technical reports and other comprehensive data as required. 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: Three years of responsible experience in public safety communications/dispatch for a government agency performing varied technical and/or administrative duties including supervision of subordinates. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, terminology and management of electronic public safety communications systems. Principles and practices of public administration and organizational management. Principles, practices and procedures of budget preparation, administration and control. Practices and procedures as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, ordinances and enforcement procedures. Principles and procedures of personnel management such as supervision, selection, training, discipline and performance evaluation. Mission, values, performance goals and conduct expectations of a public safety communications office. Operations of public safety communications computer systems, video display terminals, radio dispatch consoles, enhanced 911 telephone systems and other associated public safety equipment. Incident Command Systems and its application to both inside and outside Communications Center. Skill/Ability to: Acquire subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of a large communications center, including but not limited to laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, procedures and technical operations. Plan, organize, direct, and review the activities of subordinates with technical expertise in communications systems. Select, train, supervise, motivate and evaluate managerial, technical and clerical staff. Coach, develop and create learning opportunities for staff; and champion the division's succession planning efforts. Develop, control and administer section budget and expenditures. Analyze, interpret, develop and implement operational policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Develop long-and short-range communication goals and forecast County communication needs. Analyze situation and problems accurately, identify alternative solutions and take appropriate actions under general policy guidelines. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prepare comprehensive administrative, statistical, fiscal, and technical reports, plans and correspondence. Provide high level of customer service both to internal and external customers. Adapt to changing environments and priorities. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others contacted in course of performing assigned responsibilities. Demonstrate and uphold the mission and values of the Office of Public Safety Communications. Other Requirements: Ability to work in a 24 hour/7 day emergency dispatch center operations setting. Ability to work in a confined area with limited mobility. Ability to work holidays, weekend, and irregular hours and shift if needed. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. OnlyCounty of San Mateoemployees in theOffice of Public SafetyCommunicationswith at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a current regular, probationary, or extra-help classified position prior to the final filing date may apply. A supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to the standard 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 (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 double 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 a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the 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 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 Timeline Final Filing Date: April 4, 2019 Application Screening: Week of April 8, 2019 Panel Interviews: May 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 Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Mandy Singh (03222019)(Assistant Public Safety Communications Director -D089)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description The Personal Property Division of the Office of the County Clerk-Assessor-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Auditor-Appraiser I/II . The Auditor-Appraiser I/II will be responsible for: Obtaining, processing, and analyzing data for the timely completion of audits and appraisals of tangible and taxable property for assessment purposes Completing appraisals of property and performing audits of property owner reports, records, and declarations Initially under close supervision, an individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser I level is trained in performing routine audits and making appraisals of routine property types. An individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser II level will be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties. The Personal Property Division consists of two Principal Auditor-Appraisers, five Senior Auditor-Appraisers, six Auditor-Appraisers, and two Assessor Recorder Technicians, who are managed by a Chief Appraiser. The Assessor sets the value of the tangible assets possessed by more than 15,000 businesses operating in San Mateo County, thereby establishing their taxable value. The Assessor also sets the value of 4,000 boats and 400 private aircraft owned here. This is an exciting and dynamic work environment with high-volume work and high-public contact. We are seeking a goal-oriented individual who can organize and plan their workload accordingly to achieve yearly audit goals. The successful candidate is self-directed yet also effective in working with a team. The ideal candidate will have experience in accounting and in auditing of business, be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties, and have two or more years of experience performing appraisal audits for tax assessment purposes. Knowledge of boats and aircraft is a plus. A Bachelor's degree in accounting is highly desired. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Acquisition within one year of appointment of a permanent Property Tax Appraiser Certificate issued by the California State Board of Equalization. Education and Experience : Qualified candidates possess any combination of education and experience that would likely provide them with the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Auditor-Appraiser I : A typical way to qualify is with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with upper division coursework in accounting, auditing, appraising or cost estimating. Auditor-Appraiser II : A typical way to qualify is with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with upper division coursework in accounting, auditing, appraising or cost estimating and two years of experience performing audits and appraisals of tangible and taxable property for tax assessment purposes. Knowledge of: Accounting and auditing principles and practices Technical and professional knowledge of appraisal/audit procedures California Property Tax laws State Board of Equalization guidelines Laws governing the formation and operation of businesses Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Court decisions affecting assessment procedures Methods used in the auditing of records and the valuation of property for tax assessment purposes Policies and procedures related to the department Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation Record keeping principles and procedures Skill/Ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work Audit financial books and records to determine ownership, segregate costs of property, and evaluate property owner declarations Read, interpret, and apply rules, policies, and procedures Appraise property Organize and plan time for completion of audit and appraisal workload Discover and resolve audit and appraisal problems Travel to a variety of geographic locations throughout the County according to regular schedules as well as on demand Work independently Select and make appropriate adjustments to comparable property Accurately determine historic, reproduction, and replacement costs Accurately identify and measure depreciation and obsolescence Measure income producing characteristics of property and appropriately capitalize the income stream into value Identify and classify various types of land, sites, buildings, structures, manufactured homes, vessels, aircraft, trade fixtures, and personal property interests in an accurate and uniform manner Produce effective presentations Maintain complete and accurate records and prepare narrative audit reports Operate standard office equipment, including departmental applications Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term, or temporary position prior to the final filing date will receive five (5) 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' applications 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 qualifications. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to 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~ Application Deadline: April 8, 2019 Application Screening: April 10, 2019 Panel Interviews: April 24 and/or 25, 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. Analyst: Chet Overstreet (032119) (Auditor-Appraiser I/II - U079/U078)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description The Internal Audit Division of the Controller's Office of the County of San Mateo is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Internal Auditor II . This is a Departmental Promotional Only recruitment. Only current County of San Mateo employees in the Controller's Office with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary,SEIUorAFSCMErepresented extra-help/termposition prior to the final filing date may apply. THE CONTROLLER'S OFFICE The Controller's Office contributes to the stability and efficiency of the County by working collaboratively with County departments, cities, special districts, other local agencies, and the taxpayers of San Mateo County to provide high quality accounting, auditing, payroll and tax accounting services, and financial information in a courteous, cooperative, and cost effective manner. THE INTERNAL AUDIT DIVISION The Internal Audit Division is part of a well-qualified team of professionals. The Division is primarily focused on conducting performance and compliance audits, and other analyses to assist County management in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of County departments, programs, and functions. Audits are conducted in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles. The Division utilizes paperless software, data analysis applications, and has access to online audit guides and resources. The Controller's Office also pays for professional memberships and the requisite continuing education. The Internal Auditor II is the advanced, professional level class in this professional auditing series. Incumbents are expected to: Perform internal control and compliance audits of County departments/agencies and programs Develop practical recommendations to improve internal controls within County departments/agencies and obtain management's buy-in to implement the recommendations Undertake special projects as required Independently perform the full range of auditing duties Possess a thorough knowledge of accounting and auditing procedures Exercise sound judgment within established guidelines The ideal candidate for this position will possess a degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field and two or more years of recent auditing experience. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of current IT auditing standards and procedures. In addition, the ideal candidate will either have or be pursuing an auditing or audit-related certification. NOTE: The current vacancy is a regular, classified position and the eligible list created by this recruitment will be used to fill the vacancy. If future vacancies occur, the eligible listgenerated from this recruitment could 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: Conduct audits of County departments and divisions, agencies, and private firms contracting with the County Review and analyze departmental and County financial internal control procedures for conformance with best practices, laws, regulations, and generally accepted accounting practices; recommend practical improvements to such procedures to ensure compliance with those standards Prepare audit reports, summary of findings, and varied fiscal reports in conformity with IIA standards Confer with operating department staff to establish new and revised policies and procedures Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations Perform all phases of an audit, including planning, fieldwork, and reporting Examine supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with agreements, contracts, and state and federal regulations Review programs and legislation to determine fiscal and budgetary impact on departments Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures Provide technical support to outside auditors and governmental program auditors as directed Perform risk assessments Perform related duties as assigned Qualifications Knowledge of: Auditing standards and procedures Principles, practices and terminology of general, fund and government auditing and budgeting Principles and practices of business data processing, particularly related to the processing of accounting information Applicable laws regulating public fiscal operations Budgeting principles and terminology Principles of public finance Skill/Ability to: Audit a variety of internal documents, procedures and reports Review, analyze, balance, interpret and reconcile financial reports and transactions Ensure that all applicable regulations and directives are followed Ensure proper authorization and documentation for disbursements and other transactions Prepare clear, concise and complete financial reports, statements and audit reports and audit work papers Exercise sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines Make accurate mathematical and statistical calculations Maintain accurate records and files Establish and maintain effective working relationships Experience and Education: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Internal Auditor II: Two years of financial auditing experience. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current County of San Mateo employees in the Controller's Office with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/termposition prior to the final filing date 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 . The examination process may consist 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 San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~ Tentative Recruitment Schedule ~ Final Filing Date: April 3, 2019 by 11:59 P.M. PST Application Screening: April 4, 2019 Combined Departmental and Panel Interview: April 10, 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. HR Analyst: Lucy Fung(032119) (Internal Auditor II - E094)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Medical Contract Analyst (Management Analyst) in the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) to prepare various contracts as approved by Business Managers and/or the Director of Payor and Provider Contracting. This position willbe responsible for securing the approvals and execution of service, and payor and provider contracts;developing the necessary programs to obtain productivity data;and monitoring of contract expiration dates, with an expectation of performing duties with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will have a strong background working in a public hospital setting performing a wide variety of highly complex analytical and administrative support activities in support of the Director of Materials Management and the Director of Payor Provider Contracting. This position requires a minimum of six months' experience working with a contract database. The position also requires extensive knowledge of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process including development, obtaining approvals, posting, review of submissions for compliance with RFP requirements, development of a matrix for ranking of submissions and then sending notifications to all vendors, both selected and non-selected. Knowledge of Accounting Software and purchasing software is a plus, since this position will also provide backup support to the Materials Management purchasing team in the department during peak times of the month. NOTE: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. Examples Of Duties The successful hire will perform a wide variety of moderate to highly complex analytical and administrative support activities within the department's contracting functions, such as: Help develop and manage a contracts database. Monitor contracts calendar to ensure timely renewal of agreements. Coordinate approval of contracts with appropriate representatives of various County departments (i.e. Medical Staff Office Risk Management, County Counsel and County Manager's Office). Work closely with department fiscal services staff to determine potential issues concerning contracts development and monitoring. Develop and oversee the implementation of corrective action plans for providers who are not fulfilling contract obligations. Utilize the County financial softwareto run reports, research and retrieve information, review data regarding invoice payments. Performmonthly vendor background and exclusions check by retrieving data from hospitals contract management system for submission to the SMMC's Compliance Officer for verification. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Principles and practices of county management and government. Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration. Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement. Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures. Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, or a related field. Professional administrative experience in government is desired. 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. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date: April 4, 2019, 11:59 PM Application Screening: April 11, 2019 Panel Interviews: April 25, 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: Wendy Young(032119) (Management Analyst - D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description The Human Resources Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Risk Management Program Manager . The person selected for this position will direct of operations of three units within Risk Management including ADA Title I, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation. This is a Departmental Promotional Only recruitment and is open only to employees of the Human Resources Department. THE POSITION The Risk Management Program Manager (Manager) will be accountable for managing and monitoring all Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title I workplace accommodations for employees and job candidates with disabilities, and for managing and monitoring the administration of claims for leave of absence and for workers' compensation. The Manager will direct the work of the staff in the fulfillment of their duties in these program areas including their communication with employees, managers, insurance carriers, medical personnel, lawyers, and vendors. This fast-paced and demanding job is characterized by high volume caseloads, numerous projects, complaints from and interactions with individuals and their legal representatives, complex problems, considerable amounts of documentation, critical deadlines, and extensive use of the telephone and computer. The ideal candidate must be a superior problem solver, listener, and communicator who is persuasive, calm, and tactful with others in stressful situations. The individual chosen for the position will have the demonstrated ability to direct the work of others and build a cohesive team of high-performing professionals. In addition, the individual will have exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and experience communicating with diverse personalities and clients, well-developed organizational skills to establish reasonable courses of action and accomplish immediate and long-term goals, a strong ability to analyze and solve problems, outstanding written and verbal communications skills, a demonstrated ability to prepare clear, concise reports, a willingness to take reasonable risks, show initiative, and promote and welcome creative ideas and change, an appreciation of differing opinions and styles, a keen ability to easily and effectively establish partnerships with others and establish trust quickly, and the ability to use a participatory style in reaching solutions to problems. Examples Of Duties Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, direct, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of the ADA Title I, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation functions and programs, including needs assessment, program design and planning, implementation, evaluation, and regulatory enforcement Write and review policies, procedures, and methods relative to ADA Title I, Leave of Absence and Workers' Compensation and formulate, recommend, and/or implement actions for program improvement Meet with department managers and staff on human resource issues regarding ADA Title I, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation Advise managers and employees on County procedures, benefits, and existing policies relative to ADA Title I, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation Interpret and explain provisions of applicable laws, rules, policies, and agreements to County management, employees, employee organizations and the public Interview, select, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate program staff Assist in the selection and management of vendors, consultants, and service providers; oversee compliance of consultants and vendors with contract provisions Participate in the establishment of strategic short-term and long-range program plans Assist in the development of the program budget Prepare detailed and professional reports and other written communications, including policies and procedures, Board of Supervisor memos, executive summaries, and statistical data Prepare and deliver oral presentations designed to educate and explain program services Meet and/or negotiate with representatives of employee organizations, as appropriate Collaborate with information systems staff to identify and evaluate assigned program's system/database needs and implement new systems or changes as necessary Represent the department in meetings with the board, the executive team, labor organizations, and other community organizations or committees Respond to inquiries, problems, and complaints from applicants and managers Perform other related tasks as necessary 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 progressively responsible professional-level experience in the field of Human Resources within a public-sector environment, specifically regarding ADA in general and Title I specifically, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation, including one year performing supervisory duties. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration, and program management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation Principles, theories, and practices of human resource management relative to the Americans with Disabilities Act, FMLA, Workers' Compensation, Long-Term Disability, etc. Personnel management principles and techniques, including interviewing, selection, training, supervision, evaluation, motivation, discipline, and staff development Information systems applications relative to the administration of leave requests County policies and procedures and pertinent State, Federal, and local laws relating to human resource management Research and analysis methods and principles Techniques for conducting effective public presentations Industry trends relative to ADA Title I Accommodations, Leave of Absence, and Workers' Compensation Skill/Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage, and evaluate programs effectiveness Supervise, train, and evaluate employees; set workload priorities under pressure of deadlines Prepare complex and detailed written reports, program policies, procedures, and contracts Gather and analyze data and make effective recommendations to address moderate to complex human resource problems Comprehend written material; interpret, apply and explain County policies, and relevant State, Federal, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Establish and maintain effective working relations with a diverse group of individuals contacted during work Effectively utilize automated information systems Communicate well to a diverse audience, both orally and in writing; write clear, concise, and professional reports, memos, and other correspondence Analyze and calculate numerical data Maintain a participatory management style while promoting differing viewpoints and persuasively working towards a consensus among individuals Organize and prioritize work, manage deliverables within schedule, and communicate delays as necessary Takes reasonable risks and proactively seek innovative solutions or changes within established guidelines Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current County of San Mateoemployees in the Human Resources Department with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help, or temporary position prior to the final filing date may apply. 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. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. 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. Examination Process: The examination process will consist of the steps detailed below. Because of this examination process, not all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through the examination process. Initial review of application materials. At this step applicants submitting incomplete applications, lacking relevant qualifications, and/or not following instructions will be disqualified. Application Screening. The application, supplemental responses, and writing samples for applicants who pass the initial review will be evaluated by a panel of subject matter experts. All applicants passing this step will be invited to the panel interview Panel Interview. At this step, applicants will be invited to a Civil Service interview, which may include the evaluation of a written and/or performance exercise given immediately preceding the interview. Applicants passing this stage will be placed on an eligible-for-hiring list. Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of these 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. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Open Recruitment: March 21, 2019 Application Deadline: April 4, 2019 Application Screening: April 9, 2019 Panel Interview: April 18, 2019 Note: The eligible listgenerated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, limited term, unclassified,and regular classifiedvacancies. 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: Chet Overstreet (032119) (Human Resources Manager I - D049)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San MateoFamily Health ServicesDivision is seeking four experienced and qualified Senior Community Workers to join its evidence-based home visiting program. Family Health Services focus on the health and well-being of infants, children, teens, young adults and parents. Services include well-child check-ups, developmental screenings, support for children with special health needs, parenting classes, home visits, vaccine clinics, lead/asthma assessments, health education, and prevention. Candidates who fill these four Full-Time, Permanentvacancies will provide services that include providing county resources, assisting clients with linkages, and assisting with follow-up of medical care. The candidates will also provide a wide variety of advanced community services of a remedial, educational, and emergency nature for socially, economically or mentally disadvantaged persons, which may include group and individual instruction and counseling, needs assessment and plan development, outreach, case management, and direct patient care services. In addition, the Senior Community Workers are expected to perform the most complex types of duties assigned to the class series, exercising a high level of autonomy, judgment, and initiative. The Family Health Services Home Visiting Program is implementing a national evidence-based program that aims to promote the health of pregnant women and their babies, improve birth outcomes, strengthen parent-child bonding, and create a healthy environment for the entire family by providing intensive home visiting services to families in San Mateo County. The ideal candidate for the Senior Community Worker position has experience and/or possess the following: Conduct home visits with clients to assess problems; assisting with linkages to transportation for appointments; providing health information; and ensuring that clients have received needed services. Work with an assigned caseload of pregnant and parenting women, identifying and documenting their health care needs, and linking them to needed services. Collaborate with community and medical providers to identify potential families and to improve access and the quality of health care and social services. Motivate and engage individuals toward stated goals. Expertise in helping clients learn to be self-sufficient. Work effectively with multi-problem high-risk families. Problem-solve, make independent judgments, and work autonomously. Assume a leadership role in community health programs. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Be flexible to adapting to a changing environment. Maintain healthy professional boundaries. Experience with Reflective Practice and Motivational Interviewing. Understands Trauma Informed Care / Adverse Childhood Experiences. Knowledge of and familiarity with use of electronic health records (EHR) is preferred. A basic understanding of addiction, recovery and harm reduction theories and principles. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with expertise in serving clients with alcohol and other drugs or mental health issues to fill two of our vacancies. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. Note: Thelist of eligible candidates established from this recruitment may be used to fill anyfuture permanent (benefited) or extra-help (non-benefited/temporary) vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include: Conduct home and field visits to assess and monitor client needs and ensure adherence to individual care plans. Assess and monitor client needs and develop individual care/recovery/support plan based on the needs of the client. Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of informational and outreach materials, basic correspondence and reports, and other documents regarding program activities. Performs crisis intervention by arranging for special services to assist clients in addressing serious personal, financial, employment, and/or family issues; performs crisis intervention. Assist clients in a wide variety of daily living activities, such as completing applications and forms, budgeting, and navigating support service systems. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community resources. Provide information and refer clients to appropriate social services agencies; research community resources for clients; work closely with other County staff to coordinate various functions of outreach and referrals. Perform outreach to provide education and information to individuals who may be at risk and unaware of services and/or prevention methods. Conduct outreach activities to community organizations to provide information about the program and resources and to secure health, welfare, educational, and other social service supportive programs on behalf of clients. Represent the division or section on internal and community committees and task forces as assigned representing the needs of the community or of individual clients; attends and participates in community events. Perform special assignments, projects, or other related duties as required. Qualifications Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations and County program policies and guidelines. Problems, needs, attitudes and behavior patterns of disadvantaged individuals and of the total community served. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Social and community resources. Basic techniques and dynamics of assessment and engagement. Techniques for group and individual counseling. Basic case management techniques and processes. Perform effectively in stressful, emotional, and confrontational situations. Recognize factors causing reaction or changes in a client's condition or behavior. Evaluate information received and make appropriate recommendations and referrals. Identification, development, and utilization of social and community resources. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with the general public, other agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, and regulatory organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, clientele, and staff. Skill/Ability to: Interpret, explain, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures. Organize, maintain, and update office database and records systems. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Interpret agency programs and policies to members of the community served. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Analyze problems, formulate plans and put them into effect with a minimum of supervision. Stand and walk for extended periods of time and lift and carry equipment and supplies used in the course of the work. 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 two years of experience providing community services of a remedial and educational nature which includes experience counseling and conducting outreach to the client population served. Licensure/Certification: Some positions may require possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent. Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the field as well as an office environment; to operate a motor vehicle for home visits, jail visits, to attend meetings, and visit various County sites; to inspect sites including client homes; vision and smell to assess environmental situations, identify conditions, and to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking on uneven terrain, and climbing and descending structures to access client homes and interact with members of the community. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift and carry materials, objects, and children weighing up to 60 pounds, with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements: Employees frequently work outdoors and are exposed to varying weather conditions, loud or excessive noise levels, unpleasant odors, dust, fumes, allergens, vermin, parasites, or insects, toxic substances; infectious agents, and cold and/or hot temperatures. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids performing duties. Protective clothing such as gloves, masks, or gown may be necessary when performing client assessments or when supporting client job training. Employees may interact with members of the public or with staff in a highly emotional setting while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in the San Mateo County Health 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 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. The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification . Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Filing Date: April 4, 2019, 11:59 PM Application Screening: April 11, 2019 Panel Interviews: April 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 Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young(032019) (Senior Community Worker - G117)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
Description The County of San Mateo's Information Services Department is seeking a creative and highly motivated individual for the position of Executive Secretary-Confidential . The Executive Secretary plays a key role inthe department, andwill perform varied, complex and often confidential secretarial and office administrative support tasks in support of theChief Information officer (CIO)/Directorand other associated management, supervisory and professional staff. The ideal candidate will be experienced in: Providing high-level administrative and secretarial support to executive level management. Handling and maintaining extremely confidential materials and information. Communicating with elected officials, management, community leaders and members of the public. Writing a wide variety of topics for various audiences and mediums (website, social updates, etc.). Researching and organizing concise, eye-catching content for high-level presentations at conferences and speaking engagements. Managing multiple assignments while maintaining attention to detail. Utilizing excellent computer and written communication skills. Proficiency in computer systems and applications, such as Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint). Proficiency with graphic design software, preferably Adobe Creative Suite. Adeptly proofreading documents including contracts, letters, etc. Employing strong customer service, excellent written and verbal communication and effective problem-solving skills. What will help you succeed in this position : Passion for public service and Commitment to our values . Not only are we are a trusted technology partner for all County departments, but we are also committed to government transparency and working with residents to ensure everyone receive the highest quality service possible. Your interest in local government and in helping our partners and underserved community will enable you to thrive in this role. A love of Technology and Writing . You will be writing, editing, and proofreading a wide variety of documents, including crafting the department's newsletter and creatingdynamic and engaging content for presentations. You must be tech savvy and comfortable with writing, editing, and tight deadlines. Extraordinary organizational and interpersonal skills. As a key partner to the CIO's office, you will be instrumental to the success and efficiency of the department. Exceptional organizational skills and a positive attitude are must-have's as is being flexible, adaptive, and responsive in a fast-paced and engaging team environment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide support to theCIO/Director with calendaring, agendas, rosters and minutes for various committees. Schedule, set up, and clerk internal andcommitteemeetings. Create newsletter and dynamic presentations for high-level technology conferences and speaking engagements for the CIO/Director, including innovative information and graphical content. Receive and screen visitors and telephone calls; provide information and resolve complaints which regularly require the use of judgment and the interpretation and application of policies and procedures. Research and compile a variety of informational or statistical material from sources both inside and outside the office; summarize such information as necessary. Type drafts and a wide variety of finished documents from stenographic notes, brief instructions, or printed materials; may use word processing equipment and input or retrieve data and prepare reports from an on-line or personal computer system. Compile and process confidential materials related to labor and employee relations. Initiate correspondence independently for signature by appropriate management staff; review finished materials for completeness, accuracy, format, compliance with policies and procedures, and appropriate English usage. Organize and maintain various administrative, reference, and follow-up files; purge files as required. Organize meetings by notifying participants, making room arrangements, preparing agendas and required informational materials; may attend such meetings and prepare minutes, or may represent the manager at such meetings. Relieve director and managers of certain administrative matters by following up on projects, transmitting information, and keeping informed of department activities. Make appointments and maintain a calendar; schedule and arrange for meetings and make travel arrangements. Review expense claims for accuracy and required backup materials. Sort mail and obtain related backup materials. Assist with the development and analysis of data; may prepare or maintain statistical information. Organize own work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines; ensure that such deadlines are met by other staff. Manage the workflow of agency reports to the Board of Supervisors. Provide backup support for other administrative support staff and front desk reception. 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 two years of secretarial experience which has included providing office and administrative support to management staff. Knowledge of : Office administrative and secretarial practices and procedures, such as business letter writing and the operation of common office equipment, including a word processor and personal or on-line computer; basic organization and function of public agencies, including the role of an elected Board of Supervisors and appointed boards and commissions; record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary; standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals; basic supervisory principles and practices; andbasic budgeting principles and practices. Skill/Ability to: Provide varied, responsible, and often confidential secretarial and office administrative assistance to high-level management and other associated supervisory and professional staff; plan, direct and review the work of assigned staff, and instruct staff in work procedures;interpret, apply and explain complex policies and procedures using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; analyze and resolve office administrative situations and problems;research, compile, and summarize a variety of informational materials; compose correspondence independently or from brief instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships; and organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form.A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire . The examination process will consist of an application screening based on the candidates' application and responses to the supplemental questions.Candidates who pass the application screening (weight: pass/fail) will be invited to a panel interview(weight: 100%), which may include a written or computer exercise. 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. 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:April 2, 2019 Application Screening: April 4, 2019 Combined Civil Service and DepartmentalPanel Interviews: April 17 and/or 18, 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 Countyis an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Analyst: Lucy Fung(032019) (Executive Secretary-Confidential - E476)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Description The Center on Homelessness in the Human Services Agency is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Homeless Programs Management Analyst . The Center on Homelessness coordinates San Mateo County's Homeless Continuum of Care and administers contracts with community-based organizations to ensure that homeless services and emergency safety net services are available to address emergency needs throughout San Mateo County. The Center on Homelessness collaborates closely with community-based organizations that provide homeless services, as well as prevention service providers, County departments, and other stakeholders. The Center on Homelessness is the Continuum of Care (CoC) lead agency, the CoC Collaborative Applicant, and the lead for Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for the County of San Mateo. The Center on Homelessness also implements the County's strategic plan to end homelessness issued in 2016 (available online at https://hsa.smcgov.org/sites/hsa.smcgov.org/files/HomelessReport_Final.pdf ). Examples of Duties: TheHomeless Programs ManagementAnalystwill manage large program areas related to key components of the homeless crisis response system. The Homeless Programs Management Analyst will be responsible for the following. Develop and implement policies and procedures for a variety of programs within homeless and safety net services Project planning and oversight for a variety of projects Analyze program performance and conduct program evaluations Lead Requests for Proposals and conduct contract negotiation, contract development, and contract monitoring, including developing and implementing shifts in program models to align with the County's strategic plan on homelessness, as well as new promising practices from the field and federal or state requirements Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with community partners, contracted service providers, and other stakeholders Provide technical assistance to providers regarding service standards, best practice models, data quality, and program performance SuperviseHuman Services Analysts and other staff, including training, ongoing supervision, assignment and monitoring of tasks, and supporting staff in their professional development Implement policies related to the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), including system governance and training Design, create, and maintain reports and dashboards Analyze, interpret, and present data in effective and meaningful ways Complete reporting to federal and state government, including creating and implementing processes for responding to new reporting requirements Act as a liaison to elected officials, County departments, partnering agencies, and city leadership, including representing the County and HSA at various meetings Ensure compliance with requirements from the state and federal government, including the California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Develop grants or contracts with State or other funding sources Create and lead workgroups, develop recommendations, and present findings Make presentations to boards, committees, and other groups Take a leadership role with homeless and safety net boards and committees including Continuum of Care sub-committees and the HOPE Interagency Council (HOPE IAC) Perform related duties as assigned The ideal candidate will possess the following. Four or more years of experience in the field of human services, homeless or housing programs, behavioral health, public health, or a related field Working knowledge of social and economic issues relevant to low income children, families, and communities, especially homeless crisis response systems and safety net services Understanding of the national landscape of homelessness assistance programs and social sector is strongly preferred, including knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations related to homeless services, evidence-based or promising practices related to homelessness assistance, and HMISdata and reporting Experience in contract development and monitoring Experience in the use of data in performance improvement, evaluation of outcomes, and internal and external data development and analysis Strong interpersonal, facilitation, analytical, public speaking, problem solving, and project management skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Collaborative and able to build and maintain strong relationships with community-based organizations and other partners Flexible, deadline-driven, and customer service oriented Excellent organizational skills in handling multiple and competing priorities Proficiency in computer systems and applications, such as Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and instruction, as well as collaboratively as part of a team Culturally competent in working with diverse communities Bachelor's degree in a social service, public health, policy, or public administration, or related field required; Master's degree highly preferred 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 an equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social work, psychology, sociology, public administration, or a related field.Professional administrative experience in government is desired. Knowledge of: Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration Principles and practices of county management and government Sources of information related to a broad range of county programs, services, and administration Basic principles, practices, and procedures of funding sources and grant funds disbursement Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation; and public agency budget development and administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of the assigned division. Record keeping principles and procedures Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, County staff, and other partners Skill/Ability to: Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department Coordinate and oversee programmatic administrative, budgeting, and/or fiscal reporting activities Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations Application/Examination Open and Promotional.Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County 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 . 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 SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: April 8, 2019 Application Screening: April 9, 2019 Combined Civil Service Panel & Department Interviews: April 18, 2019 and/or April 25, 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: Arlene Cahill (031919)(Management Analyst - D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Description The San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is looking for well-qualifiedcandidates for a Hospital Operations Analyst vacancy for the Population Health Analytics Team. The Population Health Analytics Team was recently created to transform SMMC into a more data-driven organization by serving at the nexus of clinical and operational staff and the engineers and analysts who maintain and extract data from SMMC's electronic health records. The analyst's role is to ensure SMMC's leaders, providers, and staff have analytics that are accessible, comprehensible, actionable, and relevant to the strategic initiatives. Also a key priority for the team is improving data literacy and interpretation, ranging from training on basic spreadsheet skills to population health statistics, for all SMMC leaders, providers, and staff. This position is for a health care data analyst with experience analyzing ancillary services (e.g. laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, physical therapy, etc.) data for the San Mateo Medical Center - a public hospital and FQHC primary care clinic. As such, the successful hire must be able to apply principles of clinical quality improvement, managed care / health care finance, hospital / clinic / ancillary operations, and LEAN methodologies to inform data analysis and dashboards and advise SMMC colleagues on data interpretation and application. Although preferred, clinical background is not required. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the education and experience to extract, analyze, and visualize data from large data sets, electronic health records, ancillary health data systems, and health claims datasets to identify data trends, data quality, and integrity issues; co-author data quality improvement plans and project charters; build interactive dashboards; and occasionally perform statistical / predictive modeling to optimize business, financial, and clinical quality processes. Specifically, the candidate willproduce repeatable, scalable, timely, and accurate analytics and reporting; collaborate with hospital IT, business analysts, health care providers, and other staff;support building and using key analytic tools; assist in data standardization and metric benchmarking; and aid in the development of scorecards to monitor quality, service, and productivity. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience reporting and analyzing data from electronic health records, ancillary health systems, health plan claims, and enterprise data warehouses using any combination of the following: Oracle, Azure, MS SQL Server 2008/2012, SSMS, SSRS, SSIS, PowerPivot, Excel, or a statistical software coding language (e.g. SAS, R, Python, SPSS, STATA). Demonstrated functional experience with MS Access, MS Excel, PowerBI, Tableau, Cognos, and/or other BI Software. Experience querying relational databases (SQL, Crystal Reports). Experience explaining and defending data analysis to health care providers and support staff and coaching them on its implications on and applications to clinical quality, operations, finance, and other strategic initiatives. NOTE: This list will be used for extra-help hire only. 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. Examples Of Duties Provides outstanding customer service to build and maintain positive, productive relationships in a multi-disciplinary, health care environment. Co-designs, creates, edits, and maintains reports and dashboards from clinical EHRs and enterprise data warehouses to support SMMC's ancillary services (lab, radiology, pharmacy, physical therapy, etc), clinical quality improvement, pay-for-performance efforts, and strategic planning. Apply lean and population health principles to co-design quality improvement experiments and PDSA cycles, and advise providers and staff on the metrics required to measure their outcomes. Analyzes, interprets, and presents data to recommend and evaluate methods to support, monitor, and improve clinical, financial, and operational outcomes especially in ancillary services. Advises on or performs more advanced analysis (e.g. predictive modeling, machine learning, artificial intelligence, actuarial science) where appropriate. Effectively presents, explains, and discusses data analysis and products to a variety of professional and non-professional audiences. Other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of : Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles of mathematical and statistical computations. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to : Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department. Perform responsible and difficult administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Conduct research on a wide variety of administrative topics including grant funding, contract feasibility, budget and staffing proposals, and operational alternatives. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction. Plan and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational studies. Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations. Education and Experience : Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. At least one year of professional administrative experience is typically required at the Associate Management Analyst level, and at least 3 years for the Management Analyst level. Licenses and Certifications : Depending upon assignment, possession of a valid California Driver's License. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. 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. Resume Cover letter that in addition to a personal narrative, includes responses to the following questions: Why you are interested in the position. Please describe a recent project in your experience analyzing hospital/clinic ancillary data that best demonstrates your skills and experience as they apply to this position. Please include the words" Hospital Operations Analyst - Extra Help "in the subject lineof email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Brad Jacobson,Population Health Analytics Manager bjacobson@smcgov.org At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young(03192019) (Management Analyst - D181)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County Health's Behavioral Health and RecoveryServices (BHRS) Division has an exciting opportunity for an experienced psychiatric nurse to work in Behavioral Health and Recovery Services as a member of an interdisciplinary team. This position is within one of the outpatient regional clinics within San Mateo County, providing services for adult clients with serious mental illness, co-occurring disorders and complex medical conditions. The nurse will provide psychiatric assessment, clinical case management services, medication therapy and individual, group and family counseling. This nurse will work with acute hospitals and community resources to coordinate clients' clinical care and recovery services. This current full time vacancyis located in our Redwood City Behavioral Health clinic. The ideal candidate will possess: Master's degree in Psychiatric Nursing is preferred but not required. Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families and consumers. Knowledge of current psychiatric nursing practice including psychopharmacology and the medical issues associated with serious mental illness. Knowledge of the behavioral health needs of adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Knowledge of the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Experience in providing individual and group skill-based psycho-education. Experience working in an outpatient community mental health setting. Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team as a direct service provider. Minimum of one year experience in outpatient community mental health setting. 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 intake assessments and formulate diagnoses. Provide case management services. Conduct individual, group and family therapy sessions. Participate in diagnostic and treatment aspects of patient care with interdisciplinary care team; assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose treatment plan modifications. Dispense, administer and supervise clients' medication. Establish and utilize knowledge of community resources for mentally or emotionally unstable clients. Interview patient and relatives in order to gather case history data. Observe, record, and report clinically significant changes in the client's condition. Participate in individual client and program conferences, staff development, and professional growth activities. Provide crisis intervention services including evaluating clients and referring clients to appropriate resources. Conduct home visits when needed and appropriate. Provide physical and mental health information services on a formal or informal basis. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of mental health service programs. Provide psycho-education to clients and families. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Experience: One year of nursing experience in outpatient community mental health setting. Licensure/Certification: California license as a Registered Nurse. Knowledge of: Current psychiatric nursing practices including psychopharmacology and the medical issues associated with serious mental illness. Knowledge of the behavioral health needs of adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Knowledge of the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Principles of hygiene, nutrition, parenting and health practices. Social and physical aspects of mental and emotional disturbances. Basic techniques and dynamics of individual and group therapy. Community resources available for treatment of clients. Laws that govern psychiatric mental health nursing and the treatment of the mentally ill. Skill/Ability to: Provide individual and group skill-based psychoeducation. Work in an outpatient community mental health setting and within a multidisciplinary team as a direct service provider. Engage, establish and maintain productive working relationships with families and consumers. Apply the techniques used in individual and group therapy. Develop and evaluate creative approaches to the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for individuals withserious mental illness. Obtain and record social, medical, psychiatric, education and work histories. Write clear, accurate and concise reports. Conduct group and individual counseling. Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of clients. Speak effectively before groups. Application/Examination Open & Promotional. Anyone may apply. Current San Mateo County and San Mateo County Superior Court employees with atleast 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. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of an 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 a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application materials. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online . If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. ~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~ DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 8, 2019 APPLICATION SCREENING: April 10, 2019 PANEL/DEPARTMENT INTERVIEWS: April 18 and/or 19, 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. Analyst: Carolyn Burns (031819)(Community Mental Health Nurse - F049)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
Description The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateois seeking a qualified Employment Services Specialist II . Under general supervision, the Employment Services Specialist II will provide a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling, and case management. Employment Services Specialist II will exercise independent judgment in assessing and counseling clients regarding training and employment in accordance with established County policies and procedures and program regulations. The Employment Services Specialist in this classification work with a diverse populationwith various obstacles to employment. Additionally, the Employment Services Specialist is expected to provide the following service range: Screen clients for eligibility for a broad range of employment related service strategies to guide individuals into the labor market. Utilize a variety of vocational assessment materials, inventories and information to analyze and interpret client skills, abilities, aptitudes, values, and personal traits to develop service plans that strengthen entry/re-entry into the labor market. Assist and support clients in making career decisions, setting training and employment goals and identifying and implementing strategies to achieve goals. Develop and write individualized employment plans with clients; consult with other staff and agencies, schools and employers. Provide and document individual and group vocational counseling and referral services. Assist in developing knowledge of employment and job placement opportunities. Arrange and schedule training and educational programs for clients. Draft and administer training contracts. Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with clients, schools, employers, other agencies, and community organizations. Learn and implement technical program rules, regulations, and procedures. Conduct community outreach and recruitment activities. Write a variety of documents including case notes, letters, contracts, reports, and required forms. The ideal candidate will have two years of professional experience providing a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling, and case management; demonstrated a broad range of skills and abilities working with a diverse population as it relates to their employment needs; experience interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures; and be highly proficient in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, or databases.In addition, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and writing skills and have a general understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of career and vocational assessment and counseling, problem solving, and interviewing. Because of the diversity of the communities we serve, the ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish is highly preferred, but not required. Qualifications Education and Experience: A ny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify for an ESS II is two years of professional experience providing a variety of employment services to clients including assessment, counseling and case management. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of career and vocational assessment and counseling, including interviewing and problem solving techniques; community resources and referral services; employment practices and strategies and local labor market trends; educational and employment training schools, programs and services; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and County and program policies and guidelines; computer applications related to the work and office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. Skill/Ability to: Assess and counsel job seeking clients effectively and assist them in employment problem solving and decision making; develop individualized, practical and effective employment training plans; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, employers, schools, County staff and others; plan and conduct individual and group vocational exercises and workshops; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; understand, explain and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines and maintain accurate records and files and prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply . Current County of San Mateo and County of San Mateo Superior Court of California 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. 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 SCHEDULE ~ Final Filing Date: April 8, 2019 Application Screening: April 9, 2019 Panel Interviews: April 17, 2019 and/or April 18, 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 (031819) (Employment Services Specialist II - G238)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Description The Public Works Department of the County of San Mateo is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant / Associate/Associate Civil Engineer to join our skilled and dedicated team! Assistant Engineer is the entry and trainee level in the professional civil engineering series.Under immediate supervision, employees perform first level professional civil engineering field and office work while acting in a trainee capacity in connection with the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Associate Engineer is the journey level job classification and Associate Civil Engineer is the registered journey level classification in the engineering series. At both levels, a high degree of technical expertise and some periodic lead responsibilities are required. Under general supervision, incumbents may perform a variety of professional engineering services in such areas as planning, design and construction inspection of roads, park trails, bridges, drainage, sanitary sewer systems, water supply, and other public works projects. Associate Civil Engineers may provide lead direction to other staff in completing projects of greater difficulty and complexity. Incumbents will be required to perform field work in support of the planning, the design and/or construction inspection of public works projects. NOTE: AssociateCivil Engineer differs from the Associate Engineer classification in that employees in the former must be registered as professional engineers in the State of California and may provide lead direction to other staff in completing projects of greater difficulty and complexity. There are currently two vacancies in the following units: Design and Construction The Assistant/Associate/Associate Civil Engineer that would be assigned to the Design and Construction Section would perform AutoCAD/Civil3Dwork and work on Public Works infrastructure projects such as roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges, sewer and other public works facilities including the planning, designing, preparation of construction bid documents and inspection of public works facilities. This position may also involve the application and management of outside grants associated with Public Works facilities. Roads Services Operations The Assistant/Associate/Associate Civil Engineer that would be assigned to the Road Operations Section would design and manage traffic circulation improvement projects, review and comment on traffic studies and routinely deal with traffic engineering firms and the public on traffic engineering issues. In addition, work may include managing consulting traffic engineering firms and performing in-house traffic modeling. The ideal candidate for this position is: Technically knowledgeable and experienced in the principles and practices of civil engineering, and public works design, construction, and maintenance. An effective communicator, both orally and in writing; able to represent the County in meetings and presentations to various groups including community groups, regulatory and other governmental agencies, and the general public. Customer-focused and interpersonally effective in dealing with staff, engineers, contractors and the public, and in coordinating with law enforcement agencies, emergency responders and other agencies when necessary. Provide information to the public and other governmental agencies, in person or over the telephone, regarding County procedures and regulations, facility locations, plan requirements and property ownership, which may require the interpretation of policies and procedures. Perform development plan reviews and prepare plan review comments. Able to analyze and evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations and prepare effective technical staff reports. Accountable and able to schedule and carry through with assignments with independence. Experience in designing public works projects such as road improvements, drainage improvements, parks facilities, and sewers, is ideal with work experience using computer aided drafting software such as AutoCAD/Civil3D. Proficient in computer aided drafting and design software. 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: Candidates for Associate Civil Engineer must possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California at the time of hire. Candidates for Traffic Engineer must possess a valid Certificate of Registration as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California is required at the time of hire as or upon designation as Traffic Engineer. Some positions require possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent. 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: Assistant Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering OR twenty-four semester units in civil engineering courses and three years of civil engineering experience in office, field or survey party work OR possession of an Engineer in Training Certificate. Associate Engineer: Two years of professional civil engineering experience which has included field and office work in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a variety of civil engineering projects. Associate Civil Engineer: In addition to possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California at the time of hire, two years of professional civil engineering experience which has included field and office work in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a variety of civil engineering projects. Knowledge of: Civil engineering practices and procedures including design and construction methods and techniques. Strength and properties and uses of materials and hydraulics. Civil engineering design and drafting principles. Project management principles and practices. Basic principles of supervision. Surveyingmethods. Methods, materials and equipment used in civil engineering projects. Methods, materials and equipment used in civil engineering construction work. Construction inspection techniques. Hydraulics and strength of materials. Principles of engineering as they apply to public works projects. Engineering mathematics and their application to engineering problems. Skill/Ability to: Perform engineering calculations and routine design work. Solve surveying problems. Prepare neat and accurate maps, drawings, notes and reports. Inspect civil engineering work in progress. Prepare clear, concise correspondence and reports. Comply with safety procedures. Supervise subordinate staff. Operate survey equipment. Incumbents in positions designated as Traffic Engineer must also have: Knowledge of : Current principles and practices of traffic engineering. Systems and computer programs used in transportation analyses. Traffic control devices including system design, installation and equipment and operation. Federal, state and local traffic engineering laws and ordinances. Contract preparation, selection, and administration. Grant application process. Skill/Ability to : Apply civil engineering principles related to transportation projects. Create traffic models for in-house projects and review and approve models from consultants. Conduct traffic impact analysis for road projects and approve projects affecting county roadway. Review transportation studies, perform investigations and submit recommendations regarding installations of traffic control devices and control measures. Application/Examination Open and Promotional. Anyone may apply. CurrentCounty of San Mateoand County of SanMateo Superior Court of California 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. 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). A screening committee will select those applicants whose training, experience and responses to the questions on the employment application and supplemental questionnaire appear to best meet the needs of the position and invite them to interview. Because of this process, all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the recruitment process. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%) which may include a written or performance exercise. Depending on the number of applications, an application appraisal of training and experience may be used in place of examinations. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and all applicants must participate at their own expense. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position are accepted online only. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click on the "Apply Online" button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Application Deadline: March 26, 2019 Application Screening: April 9, 2019 Panel Interviews: April 24 and/or 25, 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. Analyst: Christina Chan(031319) (Assistant/Associate/Associate Civil Engineer (N033/N018/N020)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Description The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking General Dentists. San Mateo Medical Center is part of San Mateo County Health and is located in San Mateo County, California, just south of San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of clinical experience. Many of our patients require oral surgery. Services are performed in a hospital-based clinic and general clinic settings. As a result, dental services are integrated with health system processes and infrastructure support including electronic health records, medical dictation and the availability of dental and medical specialists in both the hospital and satellite clinics. Besides being a full-scope Medical Center and Hospital, the San Mateo Medical Center operates five dental clinics located in San Mateo (39th Avenue Clinic), Redwood City (Fair Oaks HealthCenter - FOHC), Daly City (Daly City Clinic- DCC), Half Moon Bay (Coastside Clinic - COA), and a Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC). These clinics treat children and adults, homeless and transitional populations, and patients with HIVdiagnosis. All Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8AMto 5 PM, with someevenings, and some Saturday hours. There is an oral surgeon at the San Mateo facility every Wednesday, at FOHC every Monday, and at Coastside one day per month. At FOHC and MDC, there is a special clinic where patients are treated by University of Pacific Third Year Residents. UCSF Dental School students rotate through FOHC. Foothill Dental Hygiene students rotate through FOHS, MDC, and COA. Pregnant women on Medi-Cal can also obtain dental services in all of the clinics. Additionally, San Mateo Medical Centeroversees dental care for correctional health. NOTE :Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct medical/dental examinations and make diagnoses. Perform all phases of dental treatment (i.e., fillings, root canals, crowns, etc.) Determine and prescribe appropriate treatment and/or medication for dental disorders. Perform prophylactic dentistry services. Treat mouth diseases, perform oral surgery, prescribe drugs in connection with dental treatment and instruct patients in oral hygiene. Operate dental radiology equipment. Prepare and maintain clinical records; supervise pre- and post- operative care of dental surgical cases. Order examinations, analyses and x-rays, conducts rounds and reviews reports, records and the general progress of patients. Teach and provide instruction to residents and dental students. (If granted adjunct faculty status) Arrange and conduct consulting conferences and chart reviews for the discussion of the dental and surgical condition of patients. Provide clinical supervision to licensed and professional auxiliary staff. Prepare reports and maintain records of activities. Perform related duties as assigned. Screen and treat emergency drop-in patients during designated time. Triage emergency dental cases and possibly see a hospital inpatient with a dental issue. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Active dental license to practice dentistry issued by the California Board of Dental Examiners. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of modern dentistry and its application, techniques, procedures and equipment. Current developments, trends and research in the dental field. Basic understanding of clinical supervisory principles and practices. Pharmacology including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities, and side effects. Proper documentation of clinical services. Dental diagnosis and treatment. Skill/Ability to: Diagnose and treat dental conditions of patients. Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans including prescription of medications. Conduct dental examinations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, their families, staff and others. Maintain dental records and prepare reports. Clinically supervise licensed and professional staff. Application/Examination This is an Extra Help recruitment. 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 department will screen application materials, and they will contact qualified candidates directly for a departmental interview. 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 Departmental Interviews: 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 of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Kristin Herman (031319) (Dentist - F032)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Description The San Mateo County Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of Library Aide . The Library Aide position is a part time, extra-help position assigned to the San Carlos Library. San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL) ignites growth through transformative experiences. SMCL connects people to exciting and valuable services, programs, resources, and more. The successful applicant will provide behind the scenes support, as well as work directly with the public. This position combines processing and shelving library materials, creating displays, merchandising and refreshing collections, greeting library patrons, and providing basic customer service. Library Aides have the opportunity to provide support to programs and outreach events that include story times, play facilitation, hands-on craft and STEM activities for children, book clubs, technology instruction, and music events for teens and adults! This is an opportunity to join a dynamic public services team and to make a positive impact in the community! Library Aides must be available to work a schedule that typically includes a combination of day, evening, and weekend shifts. The positions are part time and extra-help, and will generally work 10-20 hours per week. Extra-help staff members are limited to working 1040 hours within a fiscal year, or an average of 20 hours per week. We seek individuals who are interested in year-round employment and whose availability would remain the same. Flexibility to cover additional shifts during library open hours (see https://smcl.bibliocommons.com/locations ) is preferred. IDEAL CANDIDATES We seek candidates who are interested in working in the library environment and maintaining a customer-friendly library. We are interested in individuals who are comfortable working both independently and with the public. Comfort with technology is desirable. In some community libraries, the ability to speak a second language is preferred.Attention to detail is critical for success in this position.Individuals who are interested in library careers have the opportunity to learn and grow in the Library Aide position. The ideal candidate will have the ability to: Shelve materials, create and fill displays, and maintain a beautiful library Provide friendly, enthusiastic customer service Perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving library material up to 50 pounds Perform tasks to aid in getting library materials shelf-ready, such as labeling and processing Work independently, follow through on tasks, and be a self-starter Support co-workers in providing excellent customer service, programs, and outreach Grow and develop new skills in your position The ideal candidate will also have: A passion for serving the community and working with people Interest or experience working with families and children- in an educational or social services environment -and/or in working with technology An interest in, or experience working with, technology An eye for detail, creativity, and flexibility Bilingual language skills, which are preferred but not required for this position 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 Knowledge of: Library functions and purposes Skill / Ability to: Carry out written and oral instructions about library routines; file books and periodicals according to established library systems; and alphabetize, read, and perform simple arithmetic Application/Examination This is an extra-help assignment. Anyone may apply. Final Closing Date: March 26, 2019 If you are interested in being considered for this position, the following materials must be electronically submitted via email in a Word or PDF format: Resume A cover letter which includes your responses to the following prompts: Please briefly describe why you are excited about working for the Library. Because of the diverse population in San Mateo County, some of the libraries hire Library Aides who have bilingual language skills. If you have bilingual language skills please list any languages, other than English, in which you are fluent. Otherwise, please answer "n/a". (Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required.) If you have worked with the public before, please briefly describe the job, the duties of the position, and any other relevant details. Please include thewords "Library Aide -San Carlos" in the subject lineof email submission.All submitted materials should be in a Word or PDF format. Submittals that do not include all required documents (Resume and Responses to the Supplemental Questions) will not be considered. Applications are not accepted online. Please submit all of the materials listed abovevia email to: Rachel Evans, Senior Librarian, evansr@smcl.org Our diverse workforce is at the core of our public service mission. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time
Description The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Court Supervisor . The Assistant Court Supervisor will: Assist with the supervising and training of support staff in a major division or function of the Superior Court. Implement and interpret policies and procedures. Provide assistance on difficult, technical and specialized matters. Assist the supervisor with personnel matters including but not limited to timekeeping, evaluations and disciplinary actions. Temporarily act as the supervisor in the supervisor's absence. Perform other related tasks as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is intended to be a training position for those interested in becoming supervisors in the future, but is not part of an automatic progression from the Deputy Court Clerk or Courtroom Clerk series. It is distinguished from the Deputy Court ClerkSpecialist in that it is included in and participates in a variety of personnel matters with the Court Supervisor. It is distinguished from Court Supervisor in that it does not have final authority in personnel matters. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in the supervision, direction and review of the staff and functions of a major work unit or combination of small to mid-sized units of the Court. Organize and coordinate division/unit functions, often reprioritizing multiple times in one day based on business needs. Serve as a resource for staff on technical procedures as well as administrative and personnel policies and procedures. Troubleshoot and assist staff with difficult transactions. Monitor and modify workload distribution as needed. Assist with the selection and training of staff assigned to the division. Provide input to the supervisor for evaluations anddisciplinary actions; participate in the process with the supervisor and employee. Determine work schedules, authorize timesheets for payment. Provide technical assistance to staff; review reports, forms, complaints, cases and other documents to ensure completeness and accuracy; correct discrepancies. Answer inquiries, provide information and resolve complaints from the public regarding court activities; assist the public, attorneys, plaintiffs and defendants in explaining legal procedures and functions of the Court. Perform complex, technical, difficult and/or specialized office and/or courtroom support work. Assist with the development, recommendation and implementation of improved operating procedures, forms and work processes. Research and compile operational and statistical data and information from varied sources; maintain records and prepare periodic reports. Participate on and/or lead special project teams related to assignment and /or across divisions. Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Knowledge of: Legal terminology related to divisional assignment. Principles of organization for own work as well as work of the entire work unit. Principles of effective training including some knowledge of different adult learning styles. Organization, operations and procedures of the San Mateo Superior Court. Court procedures, codes, processes and terminology as related to assignment. Principles and practices of office administration. Standard business correspondence. Correct English usage, including grammar, spelling and punctuation. Business arithmetic. Computer systems and application in a business setting. Skill/Ability to: Organize, prioritize and coordinate functions and activities specific to the assignment. Act quickly to reprioritize division/unit work or functions multiple times in one day based on the business needs. Learn and apply the principles of supervision. Exercise leadership skills in support of the Court's mission and goals. Interpret and apply rules, policies and procedures. Develop and implement appropriate support procedures and systems. Analyze and resolve varied office administrative and interactive problems related to legal or procedural issues. Effectively train staff on policies, procedures and court processes. Deal effectively with the public, justice partners and others in difficult situations always maintaining a positive public image. Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Operate standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, fax machine, typewriter, calculator, telephone and cash register. Understand and use computer systems and programs as appropriate for assignment. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 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: Graduation from High School or completion of GED program; some higher education preferred. At least two years of increasing responsible experience performing a variety of legal office support duties; preferred experience of one year in a lead or senior position in the court. OTHER NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Physical Demands: Work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time. Sit or stand often for long periods of time. Stoop and reach above shoulder level. Bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Work in a fast-paced environment. Normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Repetitive use of hands and arms. Corrected hearing and vision to normal range. Verbal communication. Use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and fax. Working Conditions: The work environment is generally clean inside buildings with limited exposure to dust, fumes, odors, and noise. A video display terminal is used on a daily basis. Incumbent will be working under sometimes difficult and stressful conditions, with frequent deadlines and expectation to produce high quality work under time constraints. Periodic, regular, and/or occasional contact with employees in other court divisions, government agencies, the public and/or vendors that requires the ability to converse and respond appropriately to inquiries and requests. The ability to work independently as well as closely with others is required. Application/Examination Departmental Promotional Only. Only current employees in the County of San Mateo Superior Court with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a permanent, probationary, or term position prior to the final filing date 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. 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 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. TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE Final Date for Filing:March 25, 2019, 11:59 PM Application Screening: Week of March 25, 2019 Panel Interview: April 8, 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. Please note: Although the County is conducting the recruitment with the Superior Court, this position is not a County position. Analyst: Mandy Singh (03252019) (Assistant Court Supervisor - X023)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time
Description The County Manager's Office of the County of San Mateo seeks qualified candidates with Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin) and English bilingual skills for the position of Community Outreach Coordinator . Working in conjunction with the North Fair Oaks Forward team and modeling the effective outreach efforts of the North Fair Oaks Forward projects, the Community Outreach Coordinator will organize community outreach and engagement efforts and coordinate the outreach work for multiple County departments. Focusing primarily on the northern areas of the peninsula, e.g., Daly City, Brisbane, San Bruno, South San Francisco, etc., and focusing on the predominantly Chinese-speaking communities, outreach efforts will be conducted bilingually and will include many opportunities for in-person meetings and interactions. The County is committed to reaching out to our diverse communities and providing resources and services that community members need in order to live happy, productive lives. It is an exciting time to be involved! The Community Outreach Coordinator will work in partnership with the Spanish/English bilingual Outreach Coordinators that are part of the North Fair Oaks Forward team, will report to the Community Affairs Manager, and will work at the direction of the Assistant County Manager. The Community Outreach Coordinator will also work closely with District One Supervisor Dave Pine and District Five Supervisor David Canepa, and their legislative staff members. The Community Outreach Coordinator will also work with a diverse range of community leaders, members, and organizations including educators, non-profit organizations, religious groups, business owners, and youth. The selected individual must be comfortable with people from all walks of life and must be able to comport themselves appropriately. Examples Of Duties Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain strong relationships with community leaders, residents, and business owners throughout the County of San Mateo and especially in the North Peninsula areas Collaborate with various County departments and act as a liaison between the community and public agencies to share information and collect public input Plan, coordinate, and staff a wide range of meetings and events, including during evenings and weekends Translate documents, presentations, and other content from English to Cantonese and/or Mandarin and vice versa Update websites, social media posts, mass emails, newsletters, and databases Provide assistance and staff support as needed If you are interested in work that has an impact and makes positive change, we would like to hear from you! Qualifications Minimum requirements: Education: The successful completion of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field (e.g. Political Science, Urban Planning, Asian Studies, Chinese Languages, etc.) Language Skills: Oral and written fluency in Cantonese and/or Mandari n and English Experience: Any work or volunteer experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills The Ideal candidate will possess: Strong communication and interpersonal skills 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.) Confidence in public speaking in Cantonese and/or Mandarin and English Strong written skills in Cantonese and/or Mandarin and English Ability to work independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision and work collaboratively as a team member Ability to offer creative solutions or new program ideas for consideration and the ability to think critically about issues and challenge old ideas Experience creating visual and written materials or presentations; some experience in web design and graphic design is preferred Proficient computer skills; e.g. Microsoft Office Commitment to strengthening neighborhoods in the North Peninsula communities Salary and Benefits: This position is funded for 12-months and could be extended contingent on performance and program needs; the official classification for this position is Intern/Fellow III Depending on experience, the annual salary range is $24.00 - $32.00 per hour is offered and includes County benefits summarized at hr.smcgov.org/benefits. The position includes a portable 401A retirement plan and is not eligible for a defined benefit County pension. Application/Examination Anyone may apply. Cantonese and/or Mandarin and English bi-lingual skills and a bachelor's degree are required for this position. To apply for this exciting job opportunity, please go to the County's online application system at http://jobs.smcgov.org . Once there you will complete a portion of the County Employment Application Form. Then you must attach the following documents in Word or PDF forma t: Resume Cover Letter that describes your interest in the position Responses to Supplemental Questions: Are you fluent in Spanish? Yes No Are you fluent in Cantonese ? Yes No Are you fluent in Mandarin? Yes No Describe your education and work experience that has prepared you for the Outreach Coordinator position. Describe your experience developing, implementing, promoting, coordinating and evaluating and outreach/educational 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, 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 community/civic engagement opportunities with diverse communities. Be specific. Describe a time when your communication skills have helped you succeed in completing a project to achieve the goal. Please explain your role and obstacles you overcame. Be specific. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply. Incomplete applications, i.e., applications without the three attachments, will not be considered. County of San Mateois an Equal Opportunity Employer Keywords: Term, extra help, Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin, bilingual, coordinator
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 20, 2019 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." Located in San Mateo,California, the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) currently seeks a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) responsible for the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of patientswith speech/language deficits and/or dysphagia due to acute or chronic disabilities. The SLP reports to the Director of Rehabilitation and Clinical Supervisor and provides both direct and indirect patient care services. The SLP serves primarily adult and geriatric patients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The current vacancy is for a Speech Pathologist to work atSMMCas part of a County rehabilitation program, which provides evaluation, education and treatment. The therapeutic program at SMMCis oriented toward inpatients and outpatients with acuteand chronicproblems. The average active combined caseload is8-10 patientswith a widerange of patient diagnoses. As a Speech Pathologist, youwill have the autonomy toidentify patient problemsand develop treatment plans based on patient needs and the program's focus --to rehabilitate the person to a normallife/work setting. In addition to providing direct patient care,the successful incumbent will design and monitor functional maintenance programs,instruct nursingstaff in treatment procedures for non-rehabilitation patients, and implement in-service education sessions for staff in a variety of departments. Daily opportunities are created inthis assignment through the variety of illnesses and injuries seen in our patient population. The ideal candidate will possess: Extensive knowledge in pathologies and injuries which result in speech, voice, cognitive, and swallowing impairments. Skills to use effective and respectful communication skills with patients and staff, provides welcoming assistance to patients or family members in need of directions, shows sensitivity to differences of culture and language, demonstrates a positive and supportive demeanor. An understanding of and ability to adhere to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information. An understanding of and ability to adhere to safety and infection control policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to recognize signs of medical distress. Basic computer skills in word processing and online communication. Possession of good interpersonal, time management, problem solving and self-initiation skills. A certificate of completion for a course in Basic Life Support as approved by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association; or must obtain the certificate of completion within six months of appointment. This is a Part-Time, Extra Help vacancy, on a Per-Diem basis. NOTE: This list will be used for extra-help hire only. 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. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Under general direction and upon receipt of physician referrals, the SLP plans and administers a full range of speech therapy services for patients with speech, language, swallowing, cognition, fluency, voice disorders, and need for alternative and augmentative means of communication (AAC). Services include patient evaluations using speech-language pathology assessments, establishment of therapeutic goals, development of therapeutic intervention programs, and implementation of treatment, utilizing all aspects of the speech-language pathology scope of practice. The Speech Pathologist maintains all applicable patient records related to the delivery of patient care services. While performing job duties, the SLP may also oversee support personnel including Rehabilitation Aides, and supervise student interns. Use of instrumental assessments of swallowing, such as Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Studies (VFSS) and Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES). Counsel patients and relatives regarding problems resulting from swallowing, communicative and cognitive-linguistic disorders. Instruct patients and relatives in the principles of home treatment. Participate in ward rounds and in inter-disciplinary staff meetings for planning total patient care. Serve as consultant in speech pathology other disciplines. Participate actively in departmental quality assurance activities. Order and account for equipment and supplies. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Possessionof a certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Possession of a California State License in Speech Pathology. 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 Speech Pathology from a school approved by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, equipment and basic theory of speech pathology in an institutional or clinical setting. Anatomy and physiology of skeletal, muscular, neural and other physical structures as they relate to speech. Pathologies and injuries which result in speech impairment. Professional ethics and the fundamental laws of practice for speech pathology. Skill/Ability to: Instruct and supervise others in speech pathology work. Understand and follow physician prescriptions and other technical instructions involved. Secure accurate clinical data and interpret and record such data systematically. Work effectively in an inter-disciplinary setting with other health care professionals. Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of persons in therapy. Instruct families and others in the care and treatment of patients with speech/language defects. Comply with hospital and departmental safety practices and procedures. Write clear, accurate and concise reports. Application/Examination Anyone may apply.If you are interested in being considered, you mustsubmit the following materials electronically in a Word or PDF format. Submittals that do not include all required information listed below will not be considered. Cover letter - Please include responses to the following questions: Why you are interested in this position. Please describe your experience in acute or outpatient speech language pathology, including any internship and/or fellowship experience. Your valid ASHA Account Number forCertificate of Clinical CompetenceSpeech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) for verification. Resume - Include relevant education, training, experience, and certifications. Include the words "Speech-Language Therapist - Extra Help" in the subject line of the email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Emily Weaver, Clinical Services Manager - Rehabilitation evandewater@smcgov.org 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. NOTE: Applications are not accepted online. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required items listed will not be considered. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Keywords: Therapist, Speech Pathologist, Speech Pathology, Language Pathology, Audiologists
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
Description San Mateo County BehavioralHealth and RecoveryServices (BHRS) seeks a Board eligible or Board certified full time Supervising Child Psychiatrist .Under the general direction of the Medical Director, the Supervising Child Psychiatrist will provide clinical direction for psychiatric clinical programs, participate in the overall management of division and inter-division issues, and supervise a talented, dedicated cadre of collaborative and experienced medical, nursing, professional and experienced child psychiatric professionals, currently including a team of 11 Child Psychiatrists. The Supervising Child Psychiatrist will provide specific psychiatric care services for youth and families in County Clinics and programs. Primarily centered in San Mateo, the Supervising Child Psychiatrist will travel throughout the County to serve as part of clinical teams currently at Coastside BHRS inHalf Moon Bay, and School-Based Mental Health in San Bruno. As a national leader in community mental health services, San Mateo County Health's BHRS offers the opportunity to practice state-of-the-art psychiatry without third party intrusions, the ability to work with a diverse client group with a wide range of diagnoses, the chance to participate in a team model, and an opportunity to supervise psychiatric residents in our award-winning Psychiatric Residency Program, and child fellows in our cooperative Child Fellowship with Stanford. BHRS uses evidence-based treatment approaches in our system of care services, while seeking continuing improvement and development in the areas of cultural competence, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems, and supportive housing. Our achievements reflect the work of dedicated staff as well as the valuable input of mental health system partners--juvenile justice and human services agencies, county health clinics, private providers and contract agencies and private providers, schools and school districts,Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commission members, families, and consumers. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, reimbursement of professional dues and expenses (up to $2,500/year), an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. 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: Direct and administer a child psychiatric program. Provide clinical supervision and direction to all levels of medical/professional staff including assigning, directing, and monitoring work. Develop and monitor adherence to medical policies, procedures and protocols. Provide training and supervision to psychiatric residents, child fellows, and also to other interns and students when appropriate. Supervise medical, professional, and technical and support staff; full supervision includes responsibility for selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Evaluate and treat children and adolescents in clinic, day treatment, day school, residential, juvenile justice and other settings. Recommend, prescribe and provide psychiatric management including psychotherapy and psychosocial treatment, family therapy, group therapy, and psychopharmacological and biological assessment and treatment. Provide consultation, review, and guidance to other physicians in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents. Participate in quality improvement programs. Provide consultation and training services to non-physicians about child and adolescent cases and issues. Provide consultation to agencies engaged in collaborative services to treated children and adolescents. Consult with other medical and mental health professionals in the community when appropriate. Provide psychiatric consultation and/or treatment to families. Present psychiatric information to community groups and agencies when appropriate. Prepare written reports and records of medical services rendered. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medicine or osteopathy in 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: Three years of post-residency and post-fellowship experience providing child and adolescent psychiatric care. Knowledge of: Health care management practices and principles including revenue retrieval. Principles and practices of supervision. Development of medical policies, procedures and protocols. Principles and practices of psychiatry including differential diagnosis and treatment approaches. Current developments, trends, and research in the medical psychiatric field. Psychopharmacology including indications, dosage, interactions, and side effects. Laws regarding informed consent. Documentation requirements. Child development and its relationship to psychiatry. Substance use/chemical dependency and its relationship to psychiatry. Community mental health practices. Skill/Ability to: Direct child psychiatric programs. Clinically supervise and provide lead direction to medical/professional staff, including physicians. Fully supervise staff, including selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action. Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence. Apply principles of effective management techniques. Diagnose psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Develop and monitor treatment plans and provide psychiatric treatment and management to children and adolescents. Learn and apply laws governing medical psychiatric treatment. Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with children, adolescents, and families. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with 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 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. RECRUITMENTSCHEDULE Apply immediately. This is a continuous recruitment and is open until filled. Selections may be made at any time within the process. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Kristin Herman (031119) (Supervising Child Psychiatrist - F128)
County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
Mar 09, 2019
Full Time
Description Note: This recruitment schedule was amended on March 20, 2019 to extend the Final Filing Date. This recruitment has been changed to "Continuous." San Mateo County Health is seeking a well-qualified, Spanish-speaking Health Benefits Analyst (HBA) , for the Health Coverage Unit, to perform a variety of tasks involved in determining eligibility and enrollment in healthcare financial assistance programs for families and individuals including screening and assisting with the application process for County, State and Federal health insurance programs; determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more programs in accordance with established procedures; and coordinating and conducting outreach, enrollment, retention and utilization activities. Incumbents may be assigned to the Health System, Health Plan of San Mateo, or San Mateo Medical Center, which includes outlying clinics in various locations throughout the County. This individual will work at least two days per week at various locations throughout the county and will provide public health coverage enrollment assistance to San Mateo County residents. Under general supervision, Health Benefits Analysts are responsible for interviewing clients, assessing client financial status and determining eligibility for healthcare financial assistance programs. They are expected to have full knowledge of regulations and procedures, work with independence of action and use judgment in making decisions. If hired at the Health Benefits Analyst I level, incumbents receive training in the methods used in interviewing clients and assessing client financial status, and learn regulations and procedures for determining eligibility for healthcare financial assistance programs, and are expected to promote to the journey level upon gaining experience and demonstrating the required competencies. The ideal candidate will be able to work with clients to ensure eligibility for and enrollment in healthcare programs; work independently with minimal supervision using initiative and sound independent judgment; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; use Spanish speaking skills in providing services; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. The ideal candidate should also have relative knowledge and experience in the eligibility and enrollment processes for various public health coverage programs. Qualifications Language Requirement: The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish required. 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: Health Benefits Analyst I: Two years of clerical or public contact work which involved responsibility for interviewing and recordkeeping, OR two years of college level coursework. Health Benefits Analyst II: One year of experience performing assessment, placement and/or healthcare financial assistance eligibility work within the last five years. Knowledge of: Public and community resources and programs. The interrelationships of the various disciplines in the health and human services field. Interviewing techniques. County, State and Federal healthcare financial assistance program policies and regulations. Office procedures and practices, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment. Basic record keeping principles and practices. Automated systems. Workload planning and prioritizing techniques. Skill/Ability to: Organize and maintain a heavy workload on a current basis and within set deadlines. Follow instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Work well under pressure. Work in accordance with established guidelines. Make independent decisions. Assume responsibility for assigned tasks. Deal effectively with divergent needs of customers. Interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations. Prepare, maintain and interpret reports and records. 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. Resume Cover letterthat in addition to a personal narrative, includes why you are interested in the position. Please include the words" Health Benefits Analyst I/II - Spanish-Speaking Required - Extra Help "in the subject lineof email submission. Please submit the required materials electronically via email to: Marmi Bermudez, Senior Manager for Health Coverage, Eligibility and Authorizations mcbermudez@smcgov.org 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. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Analyst: Wendy Young (030719) (Health Benefits Analyst I/II - E483/E484) Keywords:health benefits, insurance eligibility, customer service, health insurance