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Health Technician III - IPU

  • ... Ventura, California, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 52407.01 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 04, 2024       Expires on: Mar 20, 2024

Health Technician III - IPU   

JOB TITLE:

Health Technician III - IPU

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Ventura California United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description

POSITION
Under direction, assist with mental health programs in the Ventura County Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric Unit.


DISTINUGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This class differs from Health Technician II in that the responsibility for patient or health care is in specialized and more difficult programs.


EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions 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: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and 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.


AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency - Ventura County Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Health Technician III 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.
There are currently five (5) Regular vacancies and one (1) Intermittent vacancy with the Health Care Agency.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
OPENING DATE: September 28, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.

WRITTEN EXAM: October 16, 2023.


Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Conducts arts and crafts activities, recreational activities, and exercise groups;
  • Gathers assessment data, including vital signs, patient location, and patient activities;
  • Ensures safety in the Milieu by monitoring patient mood, actions, and behavior;
  • Intervenes to de-escalate patients who are beginning to become agitated; demonstrates competency in CPI, Crisis Prevention, and Intervention;
  • Interviews clients and charts on client participation;
  • Provides transportation to clients;
  • Assists with program planning, ordering, and purchasing of supplies;
  • Teaches various normalization skills and assists with supervision of volunteers and students; and
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.


EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to that of a Health Technician II in mental health or inpatient health care.


Substitution: Two (2) years of college course work in the area of social science, rehabilitation, or a related area may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.


NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Possession of a valid California driver license
  • Possession of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate
  • Must be willing and able to work day shift, night shift, and alternating weekends
DESIRED
  • Hospital experience working with psychiatric patients.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, and ABILITIES:
Knowledge of interviewing methods; social rehabilitation techniques and skills; mental illness resources; and methods of working with the mentally ill.


Ability to: perform routine recordkeeping duties and function in a community-based special program.


Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested.
Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.
m.
on the closing date.


To apply online, please refer to our web site at .
If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.


NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Sufficient information must be provided under the Education/Work experience portion of the application and supplemental questionnaire to thoroughly and accurately demonstrate your qualifications in order to determine eligibility.
A resume may be attached to supplement your responses in the above-referenced sections; however, it may not be substituted in lieu of the application.


NOTE TO LATERAL TRANSFER CANDIDATES: 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 for additional information.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this exam AT THE TIME OF FILING.
The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the exam process to assist in determining qualifications for the position.
Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire may result in removal of the application from further consideration.


APPLICATION EVALUATION - qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether the stated requirements are met.
Applicants meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the examination process.


WRITTEN EXAM - 100%: A job-related written exam will be administered to test applicants' knowledge of patient behavior, medical information, effective patient relations, effective work relations, record keeping, and file processing.
Applicants must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.


Applicants successfully completing the exam process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.


BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post-offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
The County of Ventura is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.


It is an objective of the County of Ventura to achieve a drug-free work place.
Any applicant for county employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.


For further information about this recruitment, please contact Yvonne Martinez by email at Yvonne.
Martinez@ventura.
org or by telephone at (805) 654-3051.

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Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 04, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

52407.01 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707368319-3aae4846bbc3b8951753aeeb9360e21f

LOCATION:

California United States

CITY:

Ventura

Job Origin:

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Description

POSITION
Under direction, assist with mental health programs in the Ventura County Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric Unit.

DISTINUGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This class differs from Health Technician II in that the responsibility for patient or health care is in specialized and more difficult programs.

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions 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: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and 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.

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency - Ventura County Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Health Technician III 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. There are currently five (5) Regular vacancies and one (1) Intermittent vacancy with the Health Care Agency.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
OPENING DATE: September 28, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
WRITTEN EXAM: October 16, 2023.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Conducts arts and crafts activities, recreational activities, and exercise groups;
  • Gathers assessment data, including vital signs, patient location, and patient activities;
  • Ensures safety in the Milieu by monitoring patient mood, actions, and behavior;
  • Intervenes to de-escalate patients who are beginning to become agitated; demonstrates competency in CPI, Crisis Prevention, and Intervention;
  • Interviews clients and charts on client participation;
  • Provides transportation to clients;
  • Assists with program planning, ordering, and purchasing of supplies;
  • Teaches various normalization skills and assists with supervision of volunteers and students; and
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to that of a Health Technician II in mental health or inpatient health care.

Substitution: Two (2) years of college course work in the area of social science, rehabilitation, or a related area may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Possession of a valid California driver license
  • Possession of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate
  • Must be willing and able to work day shift, night shift, and alternating weekends
DESIRED
  • Hospital experience working with psychiatric patients.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, and ABILITIES:
Knowledge of interviewing methods; social rehabilitation techniques and skills; mental illness resources; and methods of working with the mentally ill.

Ability to: perform routine recordkeeping duties and function in a community-based special program.

Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

To apply online, please refer to our web site at . If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Sufficient information must be provided under the Education/Work experience portion of the application and supplemental questionnaire to thoroughly and accurately demonstrate your qualifications in order to determine eligibility. A resume may be attached to supplement your responses in the above-referenced sections; however, it may not be substituted in lieu of the application.

NOTE TO LATERAL TRANSFER CANDIDATES: 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 for additional information.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this exam AT THE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the exam process to assist in determining qualifications for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire may result in removal of the application from further consideration.

APPLICATION EVALUATION - qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether the stated requirements are met. Applicants meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the examination process.

WRITTEN EXAM - 100%: A job-related written exam will be administered to test applicants' knowledge of patient behavior, medical information, effective patient relations, effective work relations, record keeping, and file processing. Applicants must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.

Applicants successfully completing the exam process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post-offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
The County of Ventura is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the County of Ventura to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for county employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Yvonne Martinez by email at Yvonne.Martinez@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-3051.

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