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.

Dec 06, 2018
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 Assistant Treasurer/Tax Collector. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies for up to three (3) months.  The ideal candidate for this position will possess 6 years experience as a manager in governmental accounting and finance. The new Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector will have a strong work ethic, a high level of personal integrity and trustworthiness and respect multiple perspectives. The individual will pursue operational efficiencies and sustained process changes, while bringing a level of enthusiasm that will foster a spirit of excellence in staff at all levels. She/he will be seeking a long-term commitment in order to become part of a forward-thinking team whose goal is to make a positive impact for the citizens of El Dorado County.  Applicants will be rated based on responses to supplemental questions in the application process. Those rated highest will be invited to interview with the Treasurer/Tax Collectors Office. Other assessment tools may be utilized including but not limited to written exams, personality assessments, and computer skill testing. DEFINITION Under administrative direction, assists the Treasurer/Tax Collector in planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the department, including accounting for tax receipts and investment of County funds; provides analyses and recommendations to the Treasurer/Tax Collector on complex financial matters; and performs related duties as assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Treasurer/Tax Collector.  Exercises general direction and supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of supervision. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the assistant department head classification that oversees, directs, and participates in the administrative activities of the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office, including short- and long-term planning as well as development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services.  This class assists the Treasurer/Tax Collector in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities.  Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected Board of Supervisors, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas.  Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the department with those of other departments and outside agencies, and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department.  The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives, and for furthering County goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. This class is distinguished from the Accounting Division Manager – Treasurer/Tax Collector in that the latter is responsible for a division within the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office and reports directly to the Assistant Treasurer/Tax Collector.  This class is further distinguished from the Treasurer/Tax Collector in that the latter is an elected official accountable for all treasury, investment, and tax collection functions.  The incumbent may act for the Treasurer/Tax Collector in his/her absence. Examples of Essential Functions Coordinates the day-to-day operations and activities of the department, including tax collections; revenue recovery; and the safekeeping, management, and investment of pooled funds. Assists in developing department goals and objectives, and implementation of policies and procedures. Plans, organizes, and directs Treasurer/Tax Collector activities, including accounting for tax receipts and investment of County funds. Oversees bond issuances and subsequent related accounting. Presents recommendations for approval to the Treasurer-Tax Collector. Assigns and monitors work activities, projects, and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, procedures, and accomplishments. Assists in preparing and administering the department's annual budget, including forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Plans, schedules, supervises, and reviews the work of treasury and tax collection staff and activities; determines work schedules and authorizes leaves. Participates in the hiring of assigned staff; trains staff in work procedures, and provides technical assistance in difficult situations as required.  Evaluates employee performance, counsels employees, and effectively recommends initial disciplinary action and other personnel decisions. Assures projects are completed timely and that all legal deadlines are met. Monitors current status of state and federal laws affecting the operation of the treasury, investing public funds, tax collections and debt recovery; determines the impact of changes on County operations and communicates such changes to staff; implements procedures regarding billing and collection of County taxes. Provides information to the public or to County staff regarding tax collection policies, rules, and procedures. Researches and prepares technical and administrative reports; prepares written correspondence. Represents the department to outside agencies and organizations. Serves as acting Treasurer/Tax Collector in his/her absence. Performs related duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of the assigned area of responsibility.  Principles and practices of employee supervision, including planning and assigning work, performance review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures. Principles and practices of leadership.  Functions of a county treasurer/tax collector department. Advanced principles and practices of accounting and financial recordkeeping, including accounting for investments of County funds. Principles and practices of public and business administration. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Principles of conflict resolution and techniques for dealing with the public, often in situations which may be difficult or confrontational. 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: Provide administrative, management, and professional leadership for the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office. Effectively provide staff leadership and work direction.  Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards.  Select and supervise staff, provide training and development opportunities, ensure work is performed effectively, and evaluate performance in an objective and positive manner. Prepare, execute, and administer a budget. Understand, interpret, 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 a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration, economics, or a closely related field;   AND Four (4) years of supervisory or management experience in accounting or the investing of public funds. 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; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various County and meeting sites; vision to read printed material 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 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.  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 May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA 95667, USA Full time
Dec 06, 2018
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 Legal Secretarial Services Supervisor. 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, please submit your application. We currently have the following vacancy: One (1) full time  vacancy in the Probation Department located in  Shingle Springs, CA DEFINITION Under general supervision, supervises and coordinates the work of legal secretarial support staff; provides varied, difficult, technical and specialized office administrative and secretarial assistance to designated attorneys and staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first full supervisory level in the legal secretary series, responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising and reviewing the work of a group of legal secretarial, office support and/or related employees. Responsibilities include regular contact with a variety of County staff and with representatives of various outside agencies and firms requiring the use of tact and discretion. This class is distinguished from Legal Office Services Supervisor in that the work of the latter focuses on supervision of legal and other support staff rather than secretarial support staff. Examples of Essential Functions Plans, schedules and assigns legal secretarial and support work; trains staff in work procedures; coordinates the work of staff to ensure adequate coverage. Participates in the hiring of assigned staff, recommending selection for management approval, trains staff in legal procedures and in specific departmental procedures. Evaluates employee performance, counsels employees and effectively recommends initial discipline and other personnel decisions. Assists in compiling and monitoring budget figures; may provide input into the goal setting process. Performs a variety of office administrative duties such as coordinating records management activities, providing for equipment and supply acquisition and maintenance and processing forms and records such as invoices and time records. Drafts complex pleadings, contracts, ordinances and other legal documents and correspondence, memoranda and reports from stenographic notes, brief instructions, or printed materials. Calendars and schedules court dates, meetings and appointments for attorneys, and arranges for necessary court filings. Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, providing information which requires the use of judgment and interpretation of policies and procedures. Uses word processing equipment and a personal computer system to input or retrieve data and prepare reports. Initiates specified correspondence independently for signature by appropriate staff; reviews finished materials for completeness, accuracy, format, compliance with policies and procedures, and appropriate English usage. Directs the organization and maintenance of chronological and other files. Relieves attorneys of certain administrative matters by following-up on projects, transmitting information, keeping informed of pertinent activities, and scheduling and arranging for meetings. Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis. Performs other duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Two years of lead or supervisory experience in a legal or court setting equivalent to the County's classes of Senior Legal Secretary or Legal Office Services Supervisor, respectively, OR   three years of legal secretarial experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Legal Secretary II. NOTE:   The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills. Other Requirements NOTE:   Specified positions may require skill in taking dictation at a rate of 80 words per minute by hand or stenographic machine and transcribing it accurately.
County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time
Dec 06, 2018
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
Dec 06, 2018
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
Dec 06, 2018
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 27, 2018
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 two (2) vacancies in the Health and Human Services Agency, Alcohol and Drug Program.  It 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. The current vacancies are as follows: One (1) full time vacancy, located in Placerville, CA One (1) part time vacancy, located in South Lake Tahoe, CA, anticipated to work approximately 20 hours/week The ideal candidate for both vacancies will possess the following: Certification and skills to provide alcohol and drug counseling Knowledge and understanding of assessment techniques and tools used in an Alcohol and Drug Program 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, participates in the development and implementation of specialized public health intervention, promotion, and prevention programs to meet specific needs as determined by the department head or division manager, and coordinates grant application and funding processes. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This class is responsible for the effective implementation of specialized public health intervention, promotion, and prevention programs, and may be assigned lead direction to staff who assist in public health intervention, promotion and prevention programs. Responsibilities may include developing program guidelines and plans, identifying and securing funding as appropriate, developing staffing and budget proposals, and planning/implementing service delivery as assigned. This position is designated from the Supervising Health Education Coordinator in that the latter is the first full supervisory level in the series. Examples of Essential Functions Plans, develops and implements a variety of health intervention, promotion, and prevention programs; provides or supports direct services to individuals, families, and communities. Identifies sources of program funding; prepares grant applications; works with foundations and other funding sources to secure funding. Interprets state and federal regulations and contractual requirements for assigned programs and ensures compliance. Maintains accurate and complete records and files; prepares and submits activity status reports. Prepares comprehensive program reports and program evaluations pursuant to contract and/or program requirements. Participates in program budget development, as well as cost tracking and projection. Assigns, directs, and reviews the work of assigned staff on a project or day to day basis. Oversees the distribution of health education materials to program clients and agencies. Conducts and/or participates in community needs assessments and develops strategies to address identified needs. Establishes, coordinates, and/or facilitates community coalitions, networks, and groups. Speaks before community groups and organizations regarding programs, ser­vices and activities. Attends various meetings, committees and conferences related to program goals and objectives. Provides guidance to public health staff, and other health care partners regarding the specific objectives and procedures of public health programs. Confers with departmental supervisory and management staff and other program coordinators to integrate program services. Depending on program assignment, may be required to provide substance abuse counseling. 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 a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement. Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in health, education, social services, or a closely related field. -AND- Experience: Two (2) years of administering and coordinating health or social service delivery programs. A master's degree in health, education, social services, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required work experience. Other Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must be available for evening or weekend meetings or special events. Specific educational attainments or certifications may apply, depending on program assignment. Positions assigned to the Alcohol and Drug Program Division may require a certification/license as a substance abuse counselor, depending upon program assignment. Certifying agencies must be accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. Certifying agencies include: California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE), California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR), California Association of Drinking Driver Treatment Programs (CADDTP), California Certification Board of Chemical Dependency Counselors (CCBCDC), Forensics Addictions Corrections Treatment (FACT), Indian Alcoholism Commission of California, Inc., Breining Institute, Association of Christian Alcohol & Drug Counselors, and American Academy of Health Care Providers. Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of health intervention, promotion, and prevention program administration and delivery. Principles of program administration including budgeting. Needs assessment techniques, grant application processes, and principles of program evaluation. Principles of health education and effective teaching methods. Federal, state, and local laws and regulations concerning public health. Basic health and wellness practices and medical/health information relevant to the specific nature of the program. Medical terminology and standard public health concepts. Principles of recordkeeping and report preparation. Basic supervisory principles and practices. Principles and practices of substance abuse prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Skill in: Preparing clear, concise, and complete documentation, reports, and other written materials. Maintaining accurate and complete records and files. Using computer equipment resources and business applications to support assigned work. Ability to: Plan, develop, and implement, health intervention, promotion, and prevention programs. Utilize community and governmental agency resources effectively to assist clients with health and other social needs. Establish, coordinate, and facilitate community coalitions, networks, and groups. Respond sensitively to the needs of people from a variety of socio-economic groups and cultures, including alternative lifestyles. Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Plan, direct, and review the work of assigned staff. Train staff in work procedures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 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 with infrequent trips outdoors in all weather conditions. 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, bending and use of both legs; 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 15 lbs.   Occasional   walking and reaching.   Infrequent   climbing, lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 16 lbs. New to GovernmentJobs.com? 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County of El Dorado Placerville, CA, USA Full time