Organization: Monterey County Health Department
Location: Salinas, CA
Date Job Posted: June 30, 2021
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Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906
Public Health LVN - Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Salary: $4,138.85 - $5,654.31 Monthly
Final Filing Date: Friday, July 23, 2021
Job Number: 21/52E01/06LPC
All application materials must be received by the priority screening date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this date will be considered on an as needed basis until the position is filled
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Monterey County Health Department’s Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill a vacant Public Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) position supporting the Tuberculosis (TB) Control Unit. The TB Public Health LVN functions under the supervision of the Supervising Public Health Nurse (SPHN) and the general direction of the Public Health Nurse (PHN)/Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager. The TB Unit has the primary responsibility to provide early intervention, prevent TB transmission, coordinate patient care to ensure an adequate course of treatment is followed, and identify and address other urgent medical and psychosocial needs are met through appropriate utilization of resources. The Public Health LVN develops and maintains communication with medical providers, community organizations and related services agencies; providers Directly Observed Therapy; pour and administers medications; collects biological specimens; measures and records vital signs; and documents activities and information.
The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies, both regular and temporary, as they arise.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Working Knowledge of:
Some Knowledge of:
Skill and Ability to:
Characteristics of Ideal Candidate:
Examples of Experience/Education/Training
The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically:
Possession of a valid California license as a Vocational or Registered Nurse, and one year of experience as a community worker or related position, which included outreach education within a public health or voluntary non-profit health, related agency preferably dealing with ‘at risk’ populations.
Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish required for these positions. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates must complete and receive a passing score on the bilingual oral and written examination prior to employment.
Conditions of Employment:
As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:
For a complete information see the class specification/job description on our website at:
https://www2.co.monterey.ca.us/pages/hr/class-specs/52E01.pdf (Download PDF reader)
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURESTO APPLY: Submit the following to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906 by the final filing date of July 23, 2021 for a guaranteed review.
Resumes may be submitted in addition to, but will not be accepted in lieu of, required application materials.
All application materials must be received by the final filing date of July 23, 2021 for a guaranteed review. Please be aware if the application form and responses to supplemental questions are not submitted timely with other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. Resumes may be submitted but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials.
Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination.
For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4519.
If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at 831-755-4946.
Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.
If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed below.
The County offers an excellent benefits package (H Unit)
The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package. A summary of benefits for this position can be viewed on the County website. This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "H" MOU prevails over this listing.
See H bargaining unit Benefit Summary Sheet for more information: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/home/showpublisheddocument/99628/637490872740300000
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment and cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you believe you possess a disability that would require accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at 831-755-4946.