County of El Dorado

El Dorado County is located in the Mother Lode area of The Sierras. The county seat, Placerville, is also known as the historic gold mining town of "Old Hangtown".  The County borders the State of Nevada and includes beautiful Lake Tahoe.  The County maintains major offices in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. Residents enjoy outstanding scenic beauty and excellent recreational opportunities including skiing, boating, rafting, camping, etc.

El Dorado County is an EEO/ADA employer and a drug-free workplace.

El Dorado County is committed to providing and maintaining a drug freework place in accord with the Drug Free Work Place Act of 1988. It is understood that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing , possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the work place and that violations of this provision would subject the employee to disciplinary action. Every reasonable effort will be made to inform employees about the dangers of drug abuse in the work place, the availability of any counseling or rehabilitation, as well as the Employee Assistance Program, and that disciplinary action may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations occurring in the work place or affecting work performance.

Nov 18, 2019
Description El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California.   You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural beauty.   Check out our video to learn more!   ELEVATE TO EL DORADO The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Buyer I/II. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies for up to three (3) months.  We currently have the following vacancies: One (1) full time vacancy in the Administration Office, Procurement and Contracts Division located in Placerville, CA. A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies.  Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.   DEFINITION Under immediate or general supervision, performs a variety of procurement duties, including purchasing and expediting materials, supplies, and equipment for use by County departments; and performs related duties as assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate or general supervision from supervisory or management personnel. Exercises no direct supervision over staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Buyer I :   This is the entry-level classification in the paraprofessional Buyer series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents perform the more routine purchasing, expediting, and support duties while learning County policies and procedures, procurement methods, and gaining familiarity with various commodities and suppliers. As experience is gained, duties become more diversified and are performed under more general supervision. Positions at this level usually perform most of the duties required of the positions at the II-level, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress or before execution and fits an established structure or pattern.  Exceptions  or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise. Buyer II :   This is the fully qualified journey-level classification within the paraprofessional Buyer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from the I-level by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in the paraprofessional class series are flexibly staffed and positions at the II-level are normally filled by advancement from the I-level after gaining the knowledge, skill, and experience which meet the qualifications for and after demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class. This class is distinguished from Sr. Buyer in that the latter provides technical and functional direction to and is responsible for the more complex duties. Examples of Essential Functions Reviews, examines, and processes requisitions, purchase orders, and other related documents, including contracts and bid recaps, to ensure compliance with established purchasing procedures, and to confirm funding availability. Coordinates with vendors and uses department staff to research and evaluate information required to prepare specifications. Prepares requests for proposals, specifications, and formal and informal bid packages for the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies; obtains verbal or written price quotations; analyzes bids, recommends awards, and prepares necessary documentation; negotiates terms and administers varied service contracts. Performs vendor outreach and is a main point of contact with outside vendors and potential vendors. Evaluates vendor performance, when necessary meets with manufacturers and vendors, attends demonstrations, and obtains samples and literature from potential suppliers; explains purchasing policies and procedures to potential vendors; obtains comparative data regarding price, quality, quantity, and availability of materials, supplies, and equipment. Places orders and negotiates with vendors; expedites purchase orders, determines and follows up on exceptions, returns, exchanges or credits, and resolves order problems or supply chain issues and other problems as requested, works with departments to reconcile invoices. Provides assistance to the Senior Buyer in the monitoring and tracking of fixed asset purchases to ensure compliance with budgetary policies; and monitoring and tracking of goods and service contracts to maintain operations county-wide. Provides information and guidance to County departments regarding purchasing needs, specifications for services, supplies, equipment, and the computerized purchasing system. Maintains records and prepares reports, including vendor performance files; assists in determining re- order points and in determining practicable order quantities for materials and supplies. Monitors developments in the purchasing field and recommends improvements to policies and procedures. Performs related duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) QUALIFICATIONS Some knowledge and abilities may be gained by employees at the entry (I) level while in a learning capacity.   Knowledge of: Modern principles, practices, and methods of public and governmental purchasing and procurement programs and processes and their application to County operations. Methods and techniques utilized in cost price analysis including maintenance and support costs, life cycle costs, and methods of purchase. Methods and techniques utilized in quality analysis of equipment, materials, services, and supplies. Principles of business administration and economics as applied to the purchasing function. Budget and accounting procedures and practices. Business arithmetic. Principles of providing functional direction and training. Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar and business and customer support etiquette. Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination. Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software packages) to conduct, compile, and/or generate documentation and reports. Ability to: Research and utilize data and information to achieve cost effective results. Negotiate contracts, agreements, and/or pricing schedules for materials, supplies, and equipment. Advise and explain purchasing policies, procedures, and standards. Maintain accurate financial records and reports for informational, auditing, and operational use. Read and interpret purchase requests, plans, drawings, and specifications. Prepare clear, accurate, and concise reports, specifications, correspondence, and other written material. Analyze recurring problems and recommend solutions to the manager. Assist in maintaining control of large expenditures and adherence to purchasing policies and procedures. Translate user requirements into appropriate specifications. Analyze bids, evaluate responses, and recommend award of contracts. Make accurate arithmetic calculations. Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed. Sole problems and prioritize requests in a high volume work environment. Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments. Effectively use computer systems, software applications, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work with all internal and external customers. Education and Experience: Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.   Buyer I: Equivalent to an associate degree in business administration, public administration, economics, accounting, or a closely related field;   AND   One (1) year of experience in preparing purchase orders, requests for bids and/or proposals, and contracts.   Buyer II:   Equivalent to an associate degree in business administration, public administration, economics, accounting, or a closely related field;   AND   Two (2) years of experience in purchasing and expediting materials, supplies, and equipment at a level equivalent to the County's class of Buyer I.   Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record. Other Requirements PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to operate a motor vehicle to visit various County and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  Standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required.  Finger dexterity is  needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform assigned duties, as well as push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals on a case- by-case basis. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 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.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA 95667, USA Full time
Nov 18, 2019
The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Executive Assistant (Law & Justice). This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies for up to three (3) months. If you are interested in the position of Executive Assistant (Law & Justice) within any County department, please submit your application.  We currently have the following vacancies: One (1) full time vacancy in the Public Defender's Office located in Shingle Springs, CA. A written exam for this recruitment has been tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018.  If it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications and are therefore eligible to participate, you will be notified by email at least one week prior to the exam. At that time, you will be required to confirm participation.  Failure to do so will result in a voluntary withdrawal from the recruitment.    In addition,   a training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies.  Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.   DEFINITION Under general direction, performs varied, complex, and confidential technical, administrative, and secretarial support duties in support of an assigned department director in the Sheriff's Office, District Attorney's Office, Probation Department, or the Public Defender's Office, which includes handling confidential materials; coordinates and participates in assigned programs, projects, and services with other County departments, divisions, and outside agencies; works with the public to resolve issues and concerns; provides information or directs questions and requests to the appropriate staff; and performs related duties as assigned.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the designated Department Director.  May exercise technical and functional direction over and provide training to lower-level staff.   CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced-level administrative and secretarial classification assigned to Law and Justice departments. Incumbents work under the department head's direction and exercise a high level of tact, discretion, and independent judgment in performing a wide variety of specialized technical and administrative support work for the department head and related management, professional, and supervisory staff. Incumbents ensure efficient service provision, interpretation, and application of  policies, procedures, and regulations. This position has frequent contact with other County managers, department heads, line staff, and the public, as well as perform various research and budgetary support functions. In addition, given the exposure to department-wide information and contacts, the position maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Incumbents may also provide lead direction and oversight to administrative support staff.   This class is distinguished from the Executive Assistant class based on the exposure to and nature of confidential legal information which requires a thorough background investigation.   This class is distinguished from the Executive Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer in that the latter is a single specialized class that provides a broad range of complex administrative support duties to the Chief Administrative Officer and Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, which has County-wide impact and exposure.  Examples of Essential Functions: Provides administrative support to an assigned Sheriff's Office, Probation Department, District Attorney's Office, or the Public Defender's Office department head in the daily management of operations; schedules and/or coordinates meetings, seminars, conferences, and training sessions for department staff; acts as meeting secretary, including preparing agendas and informational packets, setting up meeting and training rooms, and taking and transcribing minutes for assigned boards, committees, and commissions; prepares complex departmental agenda items and packets for the Board of Supervisors or other commission meetings. Receives and screens calls, visitors, and incoming emails; provides information and resolves complaints by phone, in person, or by email to ensure an understanding, judgment, and the interpretation and application of department policies and procedures; listens to questions, and interprets and applies regulations, policies, procedures, systems, rules, and precedents according to existing guidelines; refers callers to the appropriate staff; coordinates or resolves problems of a moderate nature, when appropriate. Prepares a variety of routine to complex documents, including search and rescue invoices, permits, forms, memos, reports, media/public relations, and correspondence from rough draft, dictation equipment, handwritten copy, verbal instructions, or other material using a computer; and inputs and retrieves data. Verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; applies departmental and program policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records, and files. Provide administrative support in developing and monitoring assigned budgets, including processing expense claims, invoices, and purchase orders. Organizes, coordinates, maintains, and updates departmental record systems; enters and updates information regarding departmental activity, files, and report summaries; retrieves information from systems as required. Composes, types, edits, and proofreads a variety of documents, including agendas, forms, memos,  and administrative, statistical, and financial data; inputs and retrieves automated data; prepares and assembles special reports, manuals, articles, contracts and agreements, announcements, and other informational materials. Organizes and performs administrative assignments and special projects as assigned; researches, compiles, and organizes information and data from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to programs in assigned area. Communicates with officials and staff of other departments and agencies to obtain and relay information and to coordinate activities. Collects and compiles material for review and analysis; provides recommendations for changes in programs, policies, or procedures to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations. Develops, implements, and maintains file, index, tracking, and recordkeeping systems; ensures adherence to processes. Plans, organizes, reviews, and evaluates the work of lower level administrative support staff to ensure office work flow is maintained and goals are met; assigns work according to changes in workload priorities; provides training and guidance to staff. Assists in a variety of departmental, divisional, and program operations; plans, coordinates, oversees, monitors, and participates in special projects, assignments, staff and/or community events, and activities as assigned. Monitors and enforces compliance of assigned areas of responsibility with laws, rules, and  regulations, and department guidelines, policies, and procedures. Assists with projects, assignments, and activities for the department head and associated staff. May serve as the Human Resources Liaison for the department. Completes special projects as assigned by the department head. Performs related duties as assigned.  Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted): QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and procedures of advanced business administration. Basic law enforcement terminology and concepts. County and department programs, goals, and policies and procedures of the assigned department. Organization and function of public agencies. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles and procedures of recordkeeping. Methods of preparing and processing various records, reports, forms, and other documents particular to assigned department or program. Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation. Business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence. Business arithmetic, financial, and statistical techniques. Basic principles and practices of public agency budget administration. Principles of providing functional direction and training. Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination. Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software packages) to conduct, compile, and/or generate documentation. Ability to: Perform difficult and complex administrative statistical and functional work involving the use of considerable independent judgment for the department heads and associated staff. Maintain confidentiality and discretion in the handling and processing of confidential information and data. Analyze and resolve office administrative situations and problems. Research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports. Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions. Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work. Make accurate mathematical, financial, and statistical computations. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures. Identify and implement effective courses of action to complete assigned work. Effectively provide staff leadership and work direction. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies; community groups; various business, professional, and regulatory organizations; and in meetings with individuals. Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments. Effectively use computer systems, software applications, and modern business equipment to perform  a variety of work tasks. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.   Education and Experience: Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.   Equivalent to graduation from high school, and five (5) years of secretarial or administrative experience  in support to a department head or a similar position.   Licenses and Certifications: None.  Other Requirements: 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, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification, although standing 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. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations will be  made for individuals on a case-by-case basis. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 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 members of the public or with staff under emotionally stressful conditions while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.   WORKING CONDITIONS Must be able to pass  a  thorough background investigation. May be required to attend commission/committee meetings outside of regular work hours. For more information or to apply please visit:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edcgov OFFICIAL COUNTY APPLICATION IS REQUIRED   El Dorado County Human Resources   330 Fair Lane   Placerville, CA 95667   (530) 621-5565; TDD: (530) 621-4693   EEO/ADA Employer and a Drug Free Workplace
County of El Dorado Full time
Nov 18, 2019
El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California.   You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural beauty.   Check out our video to learn more!   ELEVATE TO EL DORADO The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Mental Health Clinician IA/IB/II in the Health and Human Services Agency. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies for up to three (3) months. The current vacancies are as follows: Two (2) full time vacancies located in Placerville, CA One (1) anticipated full time vacancy located in Placerville, CA A Training and Experience Evaluation may be utilized to determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Based upon the information and materials provided in the application, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. DEFINITION: Under general supervision, has responsibility for a psychiatric caseload involving both children and adults; performs psychotherapeutic counseling, including individual, group, family and other approved techniques; and provides outreach, and emergency services and counseling in crisis situations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Mental Health Clinician IA   is the entry level in this professional mental health series, providing mental health casework and psychotherapeutic support to clients. Initially under close supervision, incumbents are assigned more routine client casework and support duties while learning County policies and procedures. Incumbents may advance to Mental Health Clinician IB after gaining experience, demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications of the higher level class, and obtaining an appropriate license. Mental Health Clinician IB   is the journey level licensed class of the series, fully competent to perform psychotherapeutic support and effective casework management for assigned clients in both in-patient and out-patient long-term or crisis situations. Incumbents are expected to provide required intern supervision for those completing student internships within the County Mental Health Department. Mental Health Clinician II,   in addition to providing licensed journey level psychotherapeutic support and casework management, incumbents are expected to provide required intern supervision for those completing both pre- and post-masters and doctoral level internships within the County Mental Health Department. This class is distinguished from Senior Mental Health Clinician in that the latter is the lead class in this professional series providing direction, consultation, and review for assigned therapists and support staff, and handling the more complex casework assignments, including psychological testing and assessment. Examples of Essential Functions Evaluates patients in a variety of in- and out-patient settings including Juvenile Hall, County Jail, County Mental Health offices, hospital emergency and other settings; obtains a patient history and mental status exam. Receives and responds to emergency calls, walk-ins, and field contacts; pro­vides evaluation and diagnosis of patients and makes appropriate referrals for support services. Makes presentations of physical and mental condition findings to on-call psychiatrist who determines if medication should be prescribed; observes and reports adverse medication effects. Consults with and serves as a liaison with community agencies and other mental health programs and services to evaluate community health needs and services. Provides individual or group therapy using a variety of counseling techniques and modalities; provides psychotherapy to chronically mentally ill persons who need periodic maintenance appointments, and brief therapy for clients experiencing situational-type problems. Provides case management services to severely mentally ill including out of home placements; determines suitability of treatment facilities or prospective foster parents based upon an analysis of individual psycho-social needs. Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing critical clinical input related to patient diagnosis and recommended treatment plans; participates in case conferences and consults with psychiatric staff to review patient cases and resolve difficult therapeutic problems. Evaluates clients for voluntary and involuntary commitment; signs commitments for clients requiring hospitalization. Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing consultation to school and adult programs; performs program planning to develop and implement services appropriate to assisting both child and adult psychiatric patients. Performs detailed patient record documentation and maintains caseload records; prepares intake and discharge summaries, progress notes and treatment reviews. Consults with staff of residential facilities and public/private conservators regarding mental health clients; assists other staff, community agencies and conservators in treatment plan implementation. Conducts clinical case conferences with licensed and non-licensed staff to evaluate case progress; provides consultative direction to staff as necessary; develops staff awareness and skills; provides information and training on the latest service techniques. Provides direction, training and chart auditing for assigned student interns; participates in training and quality assurance/peer review functions. Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis. Performs related work as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement. Mental Health Clinician IA: Education:   Equivalent to possession of a Master's degree from an accredited university or college with major coursework in social work, marriage and family counseling, psychology, psychiatric nursing, or a related field -AND- Experience:   One (1) year of professional level counseling/therapy experience in a mental health inpatient or outpatient setting. Applicants must be a registered intern or eligible to register as an intern in the State of California at the time of appointment. Mental Health Clinician IB: Experience: In addition to the Master's degree listed above, must possess an appropriate license as described in Other Requirements. Mental Health Clinician II: Experience:   In addition to the Master's degree and license listed above, two years of post-licensing experience as a mental health therapist, clinician or counselor in a mental health inpatient or outpatient setting.(For employees hired in the class of Mental Health Clinician by El Dorado County on or before March 6, 2000: Must possess a Master's degree as listed above and a license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, or Psychiatrist in the State of California.) Other Requirements: All Classifications:   Must possess a valid driver's license. May be required to work nights, weekends and holidays. All incumbents must possess the appropriate clinical license described below within five years of employment. Mental Health Clinician IA   Must either be eligible to obtain an appropriate license and/or waiver under the provisions of Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5751.2 to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, or Psychiatrist in the State of California, or must be licensed as a Registered Nurse. Mental Health Clinician IB/II:   Must possess an appropriate license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatrist or Registered Nurse in the State of California. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of clinical casework. Principles and methods of conducting clinical interviews for diagnosing mental health clients. Social, psychological and physical causes of mental disorders and chemical dependency. General psychiatric emergency intervention and diagnosis and brief and long-term therapy methods. Theories, principles and techniques of group and individual therapy. Principles of adult and child psychology. Theories of human behavior and personality development. Laws and regulations related to patient's rights, grievance procedures, voluntary or involuntary treatment and commitment for treatment including criteria for commitment. Community resources and agencies providing support services for the mentally ill or disabled. Medical recordkeeping and documentation, including patient charting. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, seclusion and restraint philosophy. Skill in: Planning, developing and implementing comprehensive treatment plans, programs and services. Conducting group and individual therapy for mental health clients. Conducting mental health education and training programs. Presenting patient history and behavioral impressions to psychiatric staff for further review. Preparing detailed case summaries and documentation, and maintaining accurate client records in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations. Protecting client's rights and maintaining confidentiality of information. Coordinating emergency psychiatric support service efforts with appropriate County, community, hospital and other involved agencies. Providing direction, clinical supervision and training to interns and volunteers. Ability to: Assess client mental status and make accurate evaluations and effective treatment referrals to providers of social, medical and/or other specialized services. Analyze crisis situations and determine appropriate courses of action. Interpret and implement complex regulations and policies governing mental health treatment processes. Establish effective therapeutic relationships with clients from a wide range of socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Evaluate patients for medication needs and reactions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other therapists, County staff, referral agencies, physicians and the public. Other Requirements ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment:   Work is primarily performed indoors which may include a hospital, mental health, County Jail, Juvenile Institutions, or standard office setting. Physical:   Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.   Frequent   sitting; fine finger dexterity of both hands.   Occasional   standing, walking; wrist and arm motions and upward/downward flexion of neck, ability to grasp and hold.   Infrequent   climbing, running, jumping, reaching and bending; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 15 lbs. or more.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time
Nov 18, 2019
El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California.    You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural  beauty.  Check out our video to learn more!   ELEVATE TO EL DORADO The County of El Dorado is conducting a recruitment to fill one (1) part time vacancy and one (1) extra help vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency in Placerville, CA. While extra help positions vary, this specific vacancy is anticipated to work approximately 24 hours/week .  It will also establish a list which may be used up to three months, to fill future full time, part time and extra help vacancies throughout the County. Extra help vacancies are recurrent openings, made to maintain adequate coverage of work for short periods of time at frequent intervals, where employment is of a recurrent nature depending on the needs of the Agency; work may be seasonal, on-call, and/or for a limited duration. A Training and Experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies.  Based upon the information and materials provided in the application, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. DEFINITION Under general supervision, plans, performs and directs occupational therapy for handicapped persons, primarily children, and participates as a team member with physicians, physical therapists, parents and others in furthering the development of the child's daily living habits. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a skilled professional class responsible for evaluating the special needs of handicapped children and developing occupational therapy programs to assist in their development. This class is distinguished from Physical Therapist in that the latter provides physical therapy to assist with the child's neuro-muscular development. Examples of Essential Functions Plans, organizes and participates in occupational and recreational activities to further the development of a child's daily living habits. Consults with physicians to determine appropriate types of occupational therapy for the mental and physical improvement of patients; administers diagnostic and prognostic tests. Recommends constructive activities suited to patient's physical capacity, intelligence level, interest and desired results. Instruct patients in creative arts, educational subjects, prevocational subjects and recreational activities. Instructs patients in methods of accomplishing daily living habits; helps them learn to feed themselves, use bathroom facilities, dress, bathe, write, play and interact with their peers and adults. Conducts individual and group sessions to help children feel less restricted in their environment; to learn additional leisure time activities, to learn how to cook, do laundry and take care of themselves. Determines need for and fit of adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs, adaptive inserts, braces and splints; provides adaptive equipment selection, fabrication and maintenance. Observes and makes verbal and written documentation of patient progress. Assists in educating school personnel, public health personnel and other interested groups in order to understand and cooperate in the physical and psychological objectives of occupational therapy treatments. Participates in staff conferences and team meetings involving educational personnel, welfare services, physical therapists vendors and speech therapists to further the child's development. Makes on-site visits to homes and schools to identify improvements in the physical setting that can be made to make a more adaptive environment for the child. Maintains accurate records and case note; prepares treatment plans, correspondence another written materials. Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis. Performs related work as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Experience:   One year of credentialed experience performing occupational therapy with children. Other Requirements: Must possess a valid driver's license. Must possess a valid certificate from the National Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of arts, crafts and recreational activities commonly used in occupational therapy. Theory of mental and physical rehabilitation underlying the practice of occupational therapy. Neuro-muscular function anatomy. Skeletal and muscular anatomy. Psychological problems of the handicapped and their families. Use and care of special tools, prostheses and equipment. Basic recordkeeping principles. Skill in: Instructing and assisting with therapeutic activities. Explaining and interpreting tests, diagnoses, objectives and methods of occupational therapy to patients, parents and school personnel. Working as a team member to ensure carryover in the treatment and training of patients. Integrating occupational therapy activities with other medial and developmental programs. Preparing accurate and complete case notes, correspondence, reports and other written materials. Exercising initiative and sound judgment within established guidelines. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Other Requirements The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment:   Work is primarily performed indoors in a standard office setting. Physical:   Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.   Frequent   sitting; wrist and arm motions and upward/downward flexion of neck; fine finger dexterity of both hands, ability to grasp and hold.   Occasional   standing and bending, walking and reaching; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 16 lbs.   Infrequent   climbing; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 16 lbs..
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Part time
Nov 18, 2019
El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California.    You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural  beauty.  Check out our video to learn more!   ELEVATE TO EL DORADO The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill the following vacancies in the Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division:   The ideal candidate for these vacancies will possess superior oral and written communication skills, strong analytic skills, ability to conduct comprehensive nursing assessment and formulate intervention plans, the ability to work independently, and the ability to work across multi-agency or multidisciplinary professional networks.   Two (2) limited term vacancies in the Community Hub, located on the Western Slope of El Dorado County, CA, which is anticipated to end 6/30/2020 .    In addition to the above, the ideal candidate for this vacancy will also possess the ability to develop and nurture collaborative community relationships,  to conduct health screenings and assessments, provide health education, promote medical follow-up and facilitate access to specialty physical and mental health care for at-risk families.    One (1) full time vacancy in the Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care, located in Placerville, CA.  In addition to the above, the ideal candidate for this vacancy will also possess critical problem solving ability, the ability to respond to sudden and unexpected demands, skill in navigating multiple health care systems to effectively coordinate care, ability to provide medical care consultation and diagnostic interpretation, a basic understanding of psychotropic mediations, and the ability to provide health education to various audiences.   This recruitment will also establish a list which may be used for up to three months to fill future full time, part time, and extra help vacancies throughout the county.  This recruitment will remain open until filled. A Training and Experience Evaluation will be utilized to determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.  Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.   DEFINITION Under general supervision, provides a full range of public health nursing ser­vices including teaching, health assessment, and counseling services in homes, clinics, schools and community centers in connection with the prevention and control of diseases and adverse health conditions and the development of good health lifestyles. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Public Health Nurse I   is the entry-level class of this professional series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents perform the more routine public health nursing practice activities while learning more skilled and complex work. As experience and competency is gained, practice activities become more diversified and are performed under more general supervision. This class is alternately staffed with Public Health Nurse II, and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency, which meet the qualifications for the higher-level class. Public Health Nurse II is the journey level class in this series; fully com­petent to perform a wide range of activities requiring independence and professional judgment with minimal supervision utilizing nursing practice skills to implement and oversee individual, clinical, family focused, and population based programs. This class is distinguished from Supervising Public Health Nurse in that the latter supervises specialized health projects and programs and/or performs more specialized or complex public health nursing practice activities involving the more difficult client cases. Examples of Essential Functions Participates on a health services team with other professionals and paraprofessionals in the delivery of public health nursing services. Makes home visits in assigned areas to provide health education, assessment and counseling to clients. Provides counseling and guidance to patients who have contracted a com­municable disease and for crippled children who appear in need of medical or nursing assistance; encourages patients to seek early medical diagnosis. Records communicable disease as prescribed by state and county laws and regulations. Explains doctor's instructions and recommendations to patient and patient's family; instructs patients and family in isolation and preventive techniques. Identifies and assess physical, mental and emotional problems of client and family unit utilizing observation, history-taking and data collection skills; analyzes information obtained to determine areas of follow-up and referral. Develops nursing care plans; acts as client liaison and advocate to medical and other community resources. Follows up on treatment recommendations with client and other involved agencies to ensure effective care and guidance to individuals and families. Provides group and individual teaching relating to disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Provides AIDS counseling, testing and education; prepares periodic statistical reports related to AIDS incidence and treatment for state agencies; serves as program contact for the community. Provides family planning and perinatal guidance to clients throughout pregnancy, using educational pamphlets and visual aids; continues postpartum visits to offer guidance and referral for issues of health, safety, parenting, socio-economic and environment. Performs selected diagnostic tests, using standardized procedures; gives prescribed treatments; assists physicians in outpatient clinics. Utilizes nursing intervention skills to prevent disease, promote healthy behavior and alleviate conditions adversely affecting the health and safety of individuals, families and the community, including promoting the avoidance of tobacco usage. Provides pre-natal and post-partum nursing care and conducts well-child clinics. Evaluates the needs of special population groups including the elderly, recent immigrants, those choosing alternate lifestyles and other cultural and economic groups. Acts as health consultant to community groups and participates on a variety of health planning and educational committees. Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis. Performs related work as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement. Public Health Nurse I: Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a nursing school accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) approved accrediting body, -OR- Possession of a baccalaureate degree in a field other than nursing, and completion of a specialized public health nursing program that includes a supervised clinical experience at a baccalaureate school of nursing accredited by a BRN approved accrediting body. Public Health Nurse II: Experience: In addition to the above, one (1) year of experience as a public health nurse in a setting comparable to local, state, or federal public or community health work environment. Other Requirements Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse or eligible for Registered Nurse licensure reciprocity in the State of California, and certification as a Public Health Nurse as issued by the California State Board of Nursing. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and current trends of public health nursing. Provisions of the California Nursing Practice Act and state and local health codes. Demographic, biostatistical and data collection methods utilized in evaluating public health needs and problems. Principles of nutrition and its effect on varying age groups. Pathophysiology of the major causes of illness and handicapping conditions. Normal growth and development, including the aging process. Principles and practices of public health education and teaching. Principles, practices and methods of control and prevention of communicable and chronic disease. Maternal, child and adolescent health principles and practices. Methods of prevention of accidents and abuse and neglect of children, spouses and the elderly. County, state, welfare, social service and financial support resources and agencies. Skill in: Performing nursing assessments and selected diagnostic tests and giving prescribed treatments. Identifying community health needs through analysis of demographic and biostatistical data and information. Assessing abnormal health and behavior, and developing effective treatment and referral plans. Following up on recommended treatment plans to ensure effective resolution of health and related problems. Identifying the impact of cultural differences on community health care practices. Preparing clear, complete and accurate documentation, reports, and other written correspondence. Ability to: Manage a caseload and establish priorities for case management, treatment and referral. Apply the principles of epidemiology to a wide range of social and health problems. Communicate clear and accurate information regarding clients to physicians, health providers and others. Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is primarily performed in the community /field and/or indoors in a standard office/clinic setting, with potential exposure to human pathogens. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in a field or office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens, measuring device gradations and printed documents; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.   Constantly   sitting, walking and standing; bending and reaching; wrist and arm motions and upward/downward flexion of neck; fine finger dexterity of both hands, ability to grasp and hold, ; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 16 lbs.   Occasionally   climbing; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 16 lbs.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time
Nov 18, 2019
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is conducting this recruitment to establish a list to fill current and future vacancies in the Sheriff's Office in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe.     Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for this position will be required to complete a pre-background investigation questionnaire. Based on the information provided, applicants may be disqualified based on criteria set forth in Part 4, Section 406.1 of the County of El Dorado Personnel Rules. The eligibility list will be ranked using the following method: Oral Examination : The oral interview score will be worth 100% of the total score and ranking on list.   DEFINITION   Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression, case preparation and testimony, and providing information and assistance to the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   Deputy Sheriff II is the experienced class in this series, fully competent to perform a wide range of peace officer duties. It is distinguished form Sheriff's Sergeant in that the latter supervises and trains deputies, in addition to participating in law enforcement activities. Examples of Essential Functions Patrols assigned areas to ensure the security of life and property, observe situations and deter crime by providing high visibility. Responds to suspicious activities and answers emergency calls for service. Enforces state and local laws and ordinances; issues verbal warnings and citations; pursues and apprehends suspects and requests assistance as required. Investigates juvenile and adult criminal activity and incidents as the assigned detective. Coordinates crime scene control and investigation, including interviews and interrogations, identification of witnesses, overseeing collection and preservation of physical evidence. Restores order, protects life and property, and maintains the peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations. Prepares and documents cases, completes reports and records, and prepares and maintains other logs and records. Transports criminals to the Courts, hospitals and various other locations. Serves as bailiff, maintaining order and security in assigned courts. Serves civil papers to County residents; researches and locates person to be served; provides Coroner/Public Administrator services as assigned. Serves as a coordinator or team member in such special projects as drug enforcement, livestock investigations and boating regulation enforcement. Provides traffic and crowd control as necessary; participates in special details and assignments, including K-9 and Search and Rescue; may serve as field training officer. Retrieves, identifies and returns found property and/or evidence to owners. Provides emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons and requests additional response. Provides information, directions and other services and assistance to the public. Coordinates with and serves as back up to other local law enforcement agencies. Performs other duties as assigned, Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement. Level II:  Must be currently enrolled or have successfully completed a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy and possess a current California P.O.S.T Academy Certificate. NOTE:   The above qualifications are typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills. Other Requirements Must possess a valid driver's license. Pursuant to Government Code, Section 1031, must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or have proof of passing the general education development test (GED). Must be willing to work evening, nights, weekends and holiday shifts. Must be able to maintain a firearms qualification.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time
Nov 18, 2019
Description You must use the link BELOW to apply for this position . https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cpshr Certain services provided by the County of El Dorado Health and Human Services Agency and Child Support Services are subject to the rules and regulations under Merit System Services (MSS). MSS is a recruitment service overseen by the California State Personnel Board. To apply for this position, you must click on the link and you will be taken directly to the MSS website. Do not apply directly through the County of El Dorado website as your application will not be considered unless it is received by MSS before the application deadline. Please click on the link and you will be taken directly to the MSS website. MERIT SYSTEM SERVICES 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 220  Sacramento, CA 95834 Website:  www.cpshr.us   Phone: (916) 471-3507    
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time