Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Any combination of education, training and experience likely to provide the required Knowledge and Abilities for this class as described. Typical ways include:
Possession of a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university in a field relevant to the health or mental health program to which assigned; some positions in mental health may require a master's degree as specified in Special Requirements.
Three years of experience managing, coordinating and/or supervising health or mental health services relevant to the specialty option (Health or Mental Health) needed for program area to which assigned, and comparable to the duties of Senior Health Program Coordinator, Health Program Coordinator, or the Mental Health Program Coordinator.
Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here (Download PDF reader) or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here (Download PDF reader) or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office.
Failure to obtain and/or maintain required licenses may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service rules.
1. a) Some positions in this class involve responsibility for management and supervision of direct patient care, and persons appointed to such positions may be required, in accordance with applicable federal and/or state regulations, to possess and maintain a current valid license issued by the State of California as a Psychiatrist; Psychologist; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; Registered Nurse; or Public Health Nurse.
b) The Director of Public Health Nursing is responsible for the professional nursing component of the County's public health nursing/field services program. The incumbent appointed to this position must, by State law, possess and maintain a current valid Registered Nurse license and meet the current State requirements for a Director of Public Health Nursing (California Code of Regulations, Title 17, and any other applicable laws and regulations in effect at the time of appointment).
c) The Emergency Medical Services Program Coordinator must possess and maintain an Emergency Medical Technician I or higher certificate either at the time of appointment or within one year of appointment.
2. Persons appointed to positions in this class may be subject to a confidential criminal history check and fingerprinting.
3. Psychiatric health facilities such as the County's Mental Health Center are licensed and regulated by the California State Department of Mental Health; such regulations include staffing and personnel standards which may apply to some positions in this class and may supersede the above Minimum Qualifications.
The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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