Director Educational Community Health Nursing Job Description Sample
Dpcs / Director Of Nursing - Home Health - Registered Nurse
We are working with a very special Home Health that’s looking to hire a Registered Nurse (RN) Director of Patient Care Services, Home Health!
We are looking for an individual who is diligent, flexible and has a very strong work ethic. The organization takes pride in that they are a cohesive group of fantastic clinicians seeking the best fit for their incredible team.
Prior Management experience is preferred but we are open to candidates with strong leadership qualities willing to learn and step into a DPCS role
Beyond their deeply compassionate and close knit team, what makes them unique is an amazing support system with an abundance of resources and other clinicians to help their RN Case Managers facilitate the best care possible.
- Oversees the Home Health clinical team/managers and ensures client's plan of care is executed as written. Overseeing a census of about 100!
- Works collaboratively with the Executive Director/Administrator
- Assists in preparing monthly Medicare billing
- Regularly participates in case conference activities and assures through attendance and record reviews that conferences are conducted and documented in accordance with Agency policy
- Reviews all reports of complaints, errors, incidents, and grievances to ensure that they are fully documented and properly handled in the time-frame and manner specified by the Agency's policy
- Makes home visits regularly to observe care being rendered, to assess the condition and use of equipment and supplies, and to receive reports of the patient/family satisfaction with care.
- Promotes and maintains an environment that is compliant with Federal, state and local regulatory agencies
- Participates in development and implementation of a staff educational program for documentation and QI
- Oversees the maintenance of patient/client clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of agency activities.
- Assures proper maintenance of clinical records as prescribed and in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
- Plans and implement in-service and continuing education programs to meet education and training needs of agency personnel
- Assists with the evaluation of organization performance via performance improvement program, productivity, quarterly and annual reviews.
- Assists in the development of organization goals; develops, recommends, and administers organization policy and procedures.
- Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of agency personnel and, maintains compliance to The Joint Commission Home Care standards.
- Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and home health care, shares information with appropriate agency personnel.
- Promotes home health referrals in the health care community.
- Demonstrates understanding of the Organization’s mission and values through behaviors that supports this.
- Conducts QAPI Committee meeting, core meeting, Team meeting every two weeks, and In-service programs.
- Works with administrative and supervisory personnel regarding home care visits to assure high quality and proper follow-up patient care with regard to patient needs.
- Most importantly, gives compassion and care to the patients as well as leading a team with the same efforts. After all, we are in the field of Home Health, and we are committed to excellence in serving our community.
Valid, unrestricted CA RN license
2+ (with 3+ preferred) experience in Home Health within the last 5 years
1+ Management/Supervisory experience within Home Health Administration (Preferred)
Final salary is per employer discretion and commensurate with experience.
Nursing Director - Behavioral Health
Full time Clinical Manager for Behavioral Health
Nursing Director of Behavioral Health, responsible for the day to day nursing management of the behavioral health units and nursing functions in the outpatient programs. He or she is also responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel.
The position requires intimate knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures relevant to the delivery of nursing care. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations along with management and supervisory skills are inherent in the position. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential.
Written, computer, telephone skills and manual dexterity are required. Specific responsibilities include nursing quality improvement, policies and procedures, productivity, staffing and scheduling, program development and special projects. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating and supervising all phases of nursing care provided on the behavioral health programs.
Determines staffing requirements and material resources necessary to provide care to the patients on the program. Provides and ensures education and supervision, assesses and evaluates the competence and performance of the nursing personnel. Participates in recruitment and community education process.
Current Florida RN license. Current American Heart Association BLS.
Master’s Degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing or its equivalent from an accredited school of nursing is strongly preferred.
Prefer five years of psychiatric nursing experience as a registered nurse in the specialty area of psychiatry, one of which was in a supervisory capacity.
Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!
For more information, please submit your resume for review.
Ambercare Home Health Director Of Nursing
Ambercare Home Health Director of Nursing
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the company's Nursing Services in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility and as may be directed by the Director of Housing to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all time.
Responsible for the supervision and oversight of all patient care services including the development of personnel qualifications and the assignment of personnel
Manages agency nursing personnel and contracted services
Follows up with patients to assess patient satisfaction with the company services
Directs in-services, case conferences, and staff meetings
Ensures that the Agency operates in compliance with legal, regulatory and accreditation standards
Ensures that the policies and procedures reflect quality and safe delivery of hospice care services
Maintains and implements standards of care
Represents home health on various committees
Assumes budgetary and fiscal responsibility for assigned areas
Ensures quality care that is consistent with organizational and regulatory standards
Assumes ultimate responsibility for outcomes related to the performance of the nursing staff and professional development
Directly supervises Nurse Managers in assigned branches
Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information
Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department
Follows all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements
Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Performs other duties as assigned
POSITION REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES:
Bachelor degree in Nursing required from an accredited college or university
Master degree in Nursing or Business Administration, preferred
3 years' experience in Nursing management role, required, in a health care facility
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state
Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver's License, proof of insurance, and clean driving record
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities
Educational Advisor (Special Program Coordinator), Trio Talent Search (Ts) Program - North Shore Community College
Educational Advisor (Special Program Coordinator), TRIO Talent Search (TS) Program
MCCC Unit Professional position, Grade 4
Grant funded, benefited, 43 weeks/year (August through June), 37.5 hours per week.
Schedule: 7:30-3:30 M-F
Location: Lynn Vocational Technical High School
ABOUT TRIO TALENT SEARCH: The Talent Search Program is one of eight federal TRIO programs. The Talent Search program works to identify and assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education. NSCC's Talent Search (TS) Program, established in 2002, is a partnership with Lynn Public Schools (LPS).
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The TRIO-TS Advisor engages in outreach and recruitment of students in the target population, provides advising and services to program participants, and coordinates the services and activities of the program. The TS Advisor is an integral part of the implementation of the TRIO-Talent Search (TS) grant program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engage in outreach efforts to inform students, families and partner agencies of program services;
Collaborate on the recruitment and selection of participants for the program to meet the overall requirement of students served and grant goals and objectives.
Develop and deliver presentations, workshops, and other activities on preparing for postsecondary education, including career awareness, college admissions, financial aid, and other relevant topics.
Using inventories and other tools, help students assess their interests, strengths, needs, and career options; help students develop goals and a plan/roadmap for postsecondary education.
In small groups and one-on-one sessions:
Provide information and guidance regarding secondary school course selection, preparing for college entrance exams, college selection, resources for locating public and private scholarships, and Federal student financial aid programs;
Provide assistance in completing college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications;
Help students advocate on behalf of themselves with agencies and schools regarding financial aid and admissions;
Make connections for participants to services such as tutoring, test prep, mentoring, and dual enrollment courses as appropriate;
Make connections for participants to education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of the participants or the participants' parents, including financial planning for postsecondary education.
Coordinate and supervise college visits.
Coordinate and oversee the provision of the TS tutoring services at the designated high school.
Coordinate and oversee the provision of the TS mentoring program at the high school, including recruitment and training of mentors.
Document assistance given and services provided using Blumen? database; maintain confidential records; run reports to track students' progress and program outcomes.
Establish and maintain relationships with secondary institutions, postsecondary institutions, alternative education programs, and community agencies as relevant for specific program needs.
Participate in program/organizational/departmental planning sessions, training and staff meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Educational Advisor reports to the Director of Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), Talent Search (TS), and Upward Bound (UB)
Bachelor's degree in a related field with three (3) years experience and/or training in educational or career counseling, college registration, academic advisement, career development, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, or other related field a plus.
Experience in high school settings or experience working with teens.
Knowledge of higher education admissions and enrollment processes and/or college financial aid.
Experience helping students assess their interests, strengths, and needs and developing goals and plans for postsecondary education preferred.
Experience developing and delivering workshops and presentations.
Experience developing and coordinating programs/activities for small and large groups.
Strong computing skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required; database / student records experience preferred; experience using social and mobile applications to promote services/engage constituents preferred.
Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to low-income minority youth;
Experience with TRIO programs desirable.
Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic) preferred.
Ability to work occasional early mornings, evenings and/or weekends.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI background check as a condition of employment.
SALARY RANGE: Anticipated starting salary range $41,107.17- $43,000.00 for 37.5 hours/43 weeks per year (August through June). Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Submit cover letter and resume no later than October 8, 2018. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide unofficial transcripts or foreign degree evaluations and the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references to Human Resources before the interview takes place.
Director Of Nursing - RN - Maternal Child Health - Days
LocationBrooklyn, New YorkShift:Day (United States of America)Description:
We are seeking a Director of Nursing to join our team at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. The Hospital provides state-of-the art equipment and electronic medical records systems. The Director is responsible for the clinical and administrative management of the following patient care units comprising of L&D, Mother/Baby, NICU, and Pediatrics. The Maternal Child Health (MCH) division is dedicated to working in collaboration with physicians and other Inter-disciplinary teams in an effort to provide pre-delivery, intra-delivery, and post-delivery patient centered and compassionate care to all patients.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Provide leadership & oversight of staff for the Maternal Child Health units
Coordinate collaborative interdisciplinary strategies for Joint Commission preparation and processes for ongoing compliance to regulatory standards
Provide safe practices for patients in all aspects of patient care activities for Maternal Child Health
Responsible for the provision of patient/family centered maternal child health care services from admission, stabilization, operative interventions, and discharge processes.
Bachelors degree in Nursing required, Masters degree in Nursing or related field required
Currently licensed as a professional nurse in New York State
3+ years of acute care and leadership experience required
Knowledge of OB/GYN, NICU, Peds, Maternal-Child and Labor and Delivery preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication/critical thinking skills
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Director Of Nursing - Skilled Community
Under the supervision of the Administrator, this position is responsible the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to residents. Ensures that Senior Lifestyle standards and state requirements for resident care are met. This position reports to the Administrator.
Supervises nursing care provided by Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and others whom they are administratively and professionally responsible.
Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates clinical employees in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation human resources policy
Makes daily rounds, addresses all resident needs and concerns.
Is in charge of the community in the absence of higher ranking management officials.
Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of these duties.
Schedules and performs resident rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
Assures that adequate strategies are in place to verify the current licensure and credentials of nursing employees.
Maintains administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care and of medication and treatments.
Develops and implements the written staffing plan and nursing schedule that reflects the needs of the resident population.
Maintains current knowledge of applicable managed care, Medicare and other standards for long term care.
Ensures nursing staff:
Perform nursing assessments regarding health status of residents.
Contributes to the resident's assessment and development of a plan of care.
Makes nursing diagnosis which serve as the basis for the strategy of care.
Develops a plan of care based on assessment, implementing nursing care.
Consults with physician or other licensed practitioner.
Designs, promotes and organizes resident education and counseling based on health needs.
Accepts only those nursing assignments that are commensurate with one's own education preparation, experience, knowledge and ability, obtains instruction and supervision as necessary when implementing nursing procedures and practices.
Promotes and protects resident rights, assists residents to make informed decisions, treats residents with dignity and respect, protects resident's personal belongings, reports suspected abuse or neglect, avoids the need for physical restraints in accordance with the current professional standards and, supports independent expression, choice and decision-making consistent with applicable law and regulation.
Assists in transfers and discharges of residents.
Notifies physicians of change of status, makes rounds with physician as necessary.
Assures and supervises Staff Nurses and Nursing Assistants have completed assigned tasks.
Assures appropriate nursing staff coverage.
Assures and implements total nursing care in assigned areas, including documentation in plans of care with goals and their attainment.
Delegates work assignments to Staff Nurses.
Assures accuracy of census reports, including admissions and discharges, deaths, hospitalizations, and leaves of absence.
Provides physician with all appropriate consults, lab work, x-rays and other items pertaining to resident in assigned area.
Completes MDS (Medical Data Sheet) on all residents in assigned area including RAPS and trigger sheets.
Maintains a line of communication with the resident's family; answers questions that the family poses regarding care and treatment, changes in condition or transfers to other rooms, nursing unit or community.
Reviews and makes corrections from monthly pharmacy and medical record consult reports.
Ensures dietary supplements have been given and charted.
Understands duties during a fire drill and is familiar with evacuation plan.
Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be a Registered Nurse of the state. A Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified or willing to become certified.
Nursing Director - 2 East Behavioral Health Unit
At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community.
You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here.
Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.
The Nurse Director assumes twenty-four hour responsibility for planning and coordinating the clinical and managerial aspects of the BHS inpatient unit in accordance with the philosophy/goals/standards of BHS, nursing professional practice and the hospital. The Nurse Director, in collaboration with the BHS leadership team, is responsible for the day to day operations and milieu of the inpatient unit; provides direct supervision and leadership of nursing personnel; coordinates the incident management program, conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities, works in collaboration with the Nursing Department and Nursing Professional Practice.
Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing or related field preferred.
Minimum Experience: Five years of clinical experience, at least two years in behavioral health services. Two years in a nursing leadership preferred, one year of leadership in an inpatient behavioral health unit preferred.
Required Certification/Registration: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. Ongoing BLS required, non-violent crisis intervention certification (within 3 months). Must attend hospital crisis training program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.
Standing and walking, lifting, moving patients and equipment, sitting for prolonged periods
Working Conditions: Works in behavioral health, medical/surgical and ambulatory areas.
Primarily day shift hours but some evenings, nights and weekends may be required depending upon need. May need to assist agitated patients in safely managing behaviors. May be exposed to stressful and unpredictable situations.
Noise level is usually moderate. Participation in tasks that include an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood and body substances or a potential for a splash or spill of these substances.
Full-Time Nursing Faculty - Middlesex Community College
Title: Nursing Faculty
Unit: MCCC Unit Full-Time Faculty Position
Reports To: Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
Date: September 17, 2018
Description of Responsibilities:
The nursing faculty is a creative, knowledgeable, and flexible individual who provides classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in pediatric nursing for assigned courses in the nursing program. The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program and participates in college service as well as student advisement. The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence, diversity, and continuous professional improvement.
Provide classroom instruction for sessions which last up to three hours. This normally requires preparation of materials, conducting lecture/discussion for a group of up to 32 students, and using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes: preparing; proctoring; correcting; grading; and posting of exam grades.
Provide clinical instruction two days per week, for six hour each day, for a group of up to 8 students. The instructor is typically on his/her feet and walking for most of the six hour day.
Clinical instruction involves: selecting appropriate client assignments; supervising and instructing students as they provide direct client care; conducting daily pre- and post-conferences; providing formative and summative evaluation of student progress.
Collaborate with program faculty in planning, implementation, and evaluation of student experiences.
Collaborate with agency personnel in planning and implementing student experiences.
Provide ongoing advising with assigned students for the purpose of course and program decisions.
Post and conduct office hours in his/her office space as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Implement all nursing program policies as well as applicable college policies.
Plan, implement, and evaluate the program in compliance with appropriate regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
Participate fully in department, division, and college meetings.
Participate in college service as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Maintain currency in nursing and nursing education through participation in continuing education.
Orient new part-time faculty to course and program requirements.
Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the Agreement between the Higher Education Coordinating Council and the Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers Association. Association https://mccc-union.org/local-contracts/full-time-and-part-time-day-faculty-and-professional-staff-2015-2018/
Other related duties as assigned
Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing by date of hire.
Master's degree or higher in nursing or expected graduation date prior to January 1, 2019
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in pediatric nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing.
Experience working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Experience in collaborative work environments.
Master's Degree in Nursing Education
Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
Understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
Knowledge of cultural competency skills framework.
Bilingual skills a plus.
This is a full-time faculty position with benefits.
Salary: The Full-Time Faculty salary under the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement is based on the classification placement table with a base salary of $45,996; actual salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of the MCCC/MTA Agreement based on the candidate's academic credentials, related experience, related licenses and certifications. See https://mccc-union.org/local-contracts/full-time-and-part-time-day-faculty-and-professional-staff-2015-2018/
Location: Lowell campus, with occasional travel to the Bedford campus and off-site
Start Date: Spring Semester 2019 actual start date to be determined
Application Deadline: November 2, 2018
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Director Of Health And Wellness / Director Of Nursing - Assisted Living
Directs the Health and Wellness Program. Ensures that Senior Lifestyle standards and state requirements for resident care are met.
Directs staff, ensures regulatory compliance and is responsible for management of clinical budget. This position reports to the Executive Director with DDHW oversight.
Essential FunctionsDirectly oversees the delivery of care to Assisted Living residents to ensure that emotional, physical, psychological and safety needs are met through all program services and activities.Coordinates, along with the Executive Director, and family/resident care conferences and serves as a direct liaison between residents, families, and staff. Works with residents, families and other staff to ensure that residents are at appropriate levels of care.Manages labor costs, supplies and other line items in clinical budget.Monitors documentation systems to ensure that all regulatory timeframes for review of assessments and service plans are met and that resident needs are met.
Writes and reviews residents' assessments/evaluations and care-plans with appropriate staff.Assesses/evaluates potential residents for Assisted Living level of care. This may involve assessing/evaluating potential residents in their home or another healthcare setting; must be able to drive to location and perform assessment/evaluation professionally and timely. Schedules and conducts new resident orientation for all Assisted Living Residents.Plans and schedules staff training programs and in-services for the Assisted Living staff.
Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.Manages and coordinates the work of all nursing and other assisted living staff, communicating pertinent resident health and safety information. This includes overseeing and/or completing staff schedules monthly and daily assignments.Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.Ensures compliance with all state regulatory requirements including mandatory reporting to State. Ensures that all concern and incident reports are completed, filed and that follow-up is conducted appropriately.Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers while adhering to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.Requires 24/7 on-call clinical support.Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications
- An Associate's Degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- LPN/LVN or RN license.
- CPR Certification required.
Community Health Worker - Bilingual Required
Under the general supervision of a Program Administrator, will mainly support Public Health licensed and registered professional staff in providing community outreach, education, case coordination and assistance; and, performs related duties as assigned.
The current vacancy is in California Children's Services (CCS).
This is a single unlicensed support position classification. The incumbent's work is under direct supervision, or in close consultation, of a Program Administrator, and provides support services within a variety of community settings and programs.
EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Incumbents may be eligible for an educational incentive of 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.
BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: A bilingual incentive may also be available based on the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency examination with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.
DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: Health Care Agency - Public Health Department
Community Health Worker is represented by the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies in the Health Care Agency. There is currently one (1) Regular vacancy.
OPENING DATE: 9/13/18
CLOSING DATE: 9/19/18, at 5:00 p.m.
APPLICATION REVIEW COMPLETE: 9/25/18
WRITTEN EXAMINATION: 10/4/18
CERTIFICATION OF NAMES: 10/8/18
SELECTION INTERVIEWS: Week of October 14, 2018
SELECTION NOTICES: Week of October 21, 2018
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Client Intake: assists in the initial client assessments and follow up including basic intake interviews; assists clients to define problems and needs, and place them in order of priority;
Assists the Public Health Nurse (PHN) to request information from providers to assess medical eligibility;
Evaluates client's health insurance coverage needs and gaps; connect clients with eligible benefits such as State Disability SSI, SSDI, and Medi-Cal by completing the program eligibility process;
Keeps appropriate compliance records: documents client encounters and progress notes consistent with agency requirements;
Analyzes data and creates reports;
Assists in implementing coordination of care plan and monitor client compliance;
Provides Health Education: using standardized or approved curricula, provide basic information verbally, written and with visual aids; teach basic health and risk reduction techniques;
Performs community outreach by informing and assisting Medi-Cal eligible or potentially eligible individuals as well as clients, about health services covered by Medi-Cal and how to access health programs;
Coordinates services and collaborates with other agencies to perform a verities of activities related to program planning functions;
Performs other related duties as required.
These are entrance requirements to the exam process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent, plus any combination of education and experience which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge and abilities. Must either possess or be able to obtain a valid California Driver License by date of hire.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
One (1) year of experience in facilitating care coordination services or assisting a case manager with children with special care needs that includes social services and networking with appropriate resources.
Previous experience working with Federal (ie., Social Security) and/or State (ie., Medi-Cal) programs.
Previous experience working with either private health insurance or public insurances.
Previous experience working directly with people providing customer service in a case management setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some to thorough knowledge of: community service organizations that provide services to Public Health Department target population; medical terminology; general knowledge of community agency program policies and procedures; group and family dynamics; knowledge of specialized health related topics such as communicable diseases; general knowledge of Medical guidelines.
Computer literate in Windows environment and skilled in use of Microsoft Word; bilingual; ability to develop trusting and effective working relationships with a diverse client population; and, able to lead and/or work effectively in a team environment.
Abilities: Effectively communicate with individuals and groups from diverse cultural, socio-economic backgrounds; investigate, teach and follow up on communicable diseases with clients; maintain case management notes on a computer system; monitor client compliance with health care plan. Recruitment Process
FINAL FILING DATE: Applications must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/hr. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form for a Health Care Agency recruitment, you may contact our office to obtain and submit application materials at: 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970; Ventura CA 93009; 805/654-5129 (County Government Center)
Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
NOTE: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible. If interested, please click here (Download PDF reader) for additional information.
Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
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