POSITION TITLE: Nursing Specialist

SALARY RANGE: $7,711.00 - $10,108.00 per month in Five Annual Steps Non-Exempt salary

Collective Bargaining Position

Location: San Jose office

[x ] Regular  [ x] Full-Time  [ ] Temporary  [ ] Part-time

JOB SUMMARY: While maintaining good public relations with the community and implementing the vision of the agency, this position is responsible to support and promote the health and appropriate medical care of consumers. The RN in this position provides Level of Placement and Respite Assessments and offers information on health and disease to consumers, families, staff and providers. The RN must have experience with training, discharge planning, and consultation.

The Nursing Specialist utilizes Clinical skills to promote good-quality healthcare regardless of placement in the community, as part of the provision of comprehensive services to the developmentally disabled individuals being served by the San Andreas Regional Center.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Participate as member of the inter-disciplinary planning team, as well as intake teams for Early Start and over age 3 intake referrals
  2. Assess and consult on all matters pertaining to the growth and development of consumers diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
  3. Assist family members or community care givers using a medical case management model to ensure the provision of comprehensive health care services
  4. Review and approve health care plans submitted by community providers for Regional Center consumers
  5. Provide consultation, training and guidance on health related issues to community care providers serving the developmentally disabled population
  6. Participate on quality management teams and conduct monitoring reviews
  7. Advocate for the provision of quality health care and quality end of life care. Collaborate with hospital discharge planners and monitor consumer health status post-discharge
  8. Provide assistance with Federal program compliance
  9. Inform, educate and provide oversight, training and approval regarding the development and implementation of Restricted Health Care Plans in compliance with Title 22 regulations.
  10. Provide recommendations for nursing respite level of care for individually referred consumers and based upon file documentation
  11. Conduct health status review and level of placement assessments using standardized tools approved by the Health Services Unit.
  12. Participate in the SIR (Special Incident Report)/Mortality and Morbidity Risk Management Mitigation process
  13. Understand the health insurance issues of the community in which consumers live.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General supervision and direction by the Coordinator of Health Services Unit.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Must be a Registered Nurse licensed to practice under the State of California. Must have a minimum of two years of nursing experience. Preference is given for Bachelor and/or Master level of education. Training and/or experience in the field of developmental disabilities is preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to relate to and convey knowledge in a constructive and effective manner to consumers, their families, and professionals within the agency and outside the agency. Knowledge of the developmental process, normal and abnormal, from conception through adulthood. Knowledge of principles, techniques, methods, and theory of nursing practice in serving the developmentally disabled. Knowledge of diagnosis, treatment and management of health conditions in both children and adults.

OTHER: Use of an automobile, possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by law or the ability to provide for independent transportation.

Send Resume via e-mail to: resume to recruiting@sarc.org

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POSITION TITLE:    Resources Specialist

 

SALARY RANGE:  $5,267.00 - $6,400.00 per month in Five Annual Steps

 

Non-Exempt salary (37.5 hours per week) Collective Bargaining Position

 

LOCATIONSan Jose

 

[x ]  Regular     [ x] Full-Time    [  ] Temporary    [  ]  Part-time

JOB SUMMARY: While maintaining good public relations with the community and implementing the vision of the agency, this position coordinates and develops a continuum of community resources and services for persons with developmental disabilities.  This position is also responsible for providing public information about, and creating community awareness of regional center service needs for persons with developmental disabilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Plans and initiates the development of needed programs and services through provision of new vendor documents, review of new vendor documents, and support to provider to ensure accurate completion of new vendor documents.
  • Provides technical assistance to new and existing service providers to ensure quality of services and program effectiveness.
  • Designs a service provider recruitment and orientation program.
  • Reviews proposed program designs for regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains an inventory of programs and services available for consumers throughout the catchment area.
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews of existing service providers’ programs.
  • Reviews specialized contracts in collaboration with the Fiscal Department.
  • Reviews services provided in catchment area to avoid duplication and to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develops, implements and monitors cost-effective alternative service models.
  • Resolves issues with consumers, care service providers, parents and agency staff regarding regulatory requirement issues and non-routine service requests which do not easily fit into the current service system.
  • Resolves issues regarding services which will result in a disproportionately high cost.
  • Trains and/or coordinates training to staff and service providers regarding new services and any corresponding regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts special projects as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct supervision from the District Manager of the Community Services Department.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in social work or a related field or a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field plus four years of experience.  One year of experience in program development and/or community organization is desirable.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of a wide variety of available community resources; knowledge of basic needs and approaches in working with the developmentally disabled and program development; ability to relate individual needs to overall community and agency planning; ability to undertake major projects and gain the cooperation of others in following through to completion; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to utilize various communication media; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of agencies and individuals and represent the agency in a positive manner; and the ability to work independently; ability to communicate with supervisor regarding job functions, ability to work remotely and communicate progress of work to supervisor, and the ability to organize work so as to maintain efficiency and productivity.

OTHER: Use of an automobile, possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by law or the ability to provide for independent transportation.

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 POSITION TITLE:  Licensed Psychologist

SALARY RANGE:  $9,727.00 - $12,750.00 Monthly in Five Steps – Exempt

2 Collective Bargaining Positions:  San Jose and Salinas

[x ]  Regular     [ x] Full-Time    [  ] Temporary    [  ]  Part-time
 

JOB SUMMARY: To ensure that behavioral and psychological information is incorporated into a multi-disciplinary report and prescriptive plan, which will enable the persons served to achieve increased self-sufficiency and/or to maintain the fullest levels of potential.  To utilize the methods and skills of psychology to insure the provision of comprehensive services to the developmentally disabled individuals of the region.  To implement the vision of the Agency.

JOB SUMMARY: To ensure that behavioral and psychological information is incorporated into a multi-disciplinary report and prescriptive plan, which will enable the persons served to achieve increased self-sufficiency and/or to maintain the fullest levels of potential.  To utilize the methods and skills of psychology to insure the provision of comprehensive services to the developmentally disabled individuals of the region.  To implement the vision of the Agency.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Evaluates and/or provides behavioral information on developmentally disabled individuals and their families as required for evaluation, diagnosis, program planning and consultation.
  • Assists in matters related to psychology, specifically to the provision of comprehensive services to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary diagnostic and consultation team of the Agency.
  • Participates as teacher/consultant to Agency personnel involved in the development and delivery of services to people with developmental disabilities served by San Andreas Regional Center.
  • Assists in the development of new programs where need arises and in the ongoing evaluation of programs for the developmentally disabled operated by the Agency or by agencies and professionals within the region.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, (such as conservatorship petitions and competency to stand trial evaluations, and diversion plans.)


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General supervision and direction by the District Manager of Clinical /Intake Services.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Doctorate in Clinical or Educational Psychology from an accredited educational facility and licensed to practice by the State of California Board of Psychology.  A minimum of two years experience in which a significant portion of time has been spent in programs or services for the developmentally disabled is required.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to relate to and convey knowledge in a constructive, supportive and collaborative  manner to clients, their families and professionals within the Agency and with other community organizations and programs.  Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, and materials of psychology in serving the developmentally disabled.  Knowledge of the sources, uses, administrations and interpretations of psychological and behavioral tests.  Ability to prepare verbal and written reports in a clear, concise and appropriate manner.

OTHER: Use of an automobile, possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by law or the ability to provide for independent transportation.


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Email resume to recruiting@sarc.org

 

No phone calls please

POSITION TITLE:  SERVICE COORDINATOR

SALARY RANGE:  $5,267.00 - $6,400.00 per month in Five Annual Steps

Non-Exempt salary (37.5 hours per week)

Location: San Jose

Collective Bargaining Position

[x ]  Regular   [ x] Full-Time    [  ] Temporary    [  ]  Part-time

Job Summary:  While maintaining good public relations and implementing the goals and vision of the regional center, this position is responsible for providing and coordinating services to consumers in accordance with the provisions of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act, and policies established by the San Andreas Regional Center Board of Directors.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Gathers data and produces initial and/or ongoing assessments
  • Presents assessment data to Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) for eligibility determination
  • Coordinates the Person Centered Planning process with consumers and their families
  • Counsels consumers concerning identification and achievement of personal goals
  • Advocates with consumers/families to assure provision of needed services
  • Initiates and follows up on referrals to existing community resources
  • Identifies areas of unmet needs
  • Performs tasks which relate to fiscal and accountability requirements
  • Provides assistance to existing and in the development of new community services
  • Develops and facilitates support groups for consumers and/or their families
  • Completes all required caseload documentation
  • Develops expertise in accessing generic resources
  • Assures that all consumers and families are informed verbally and in writing of their right to appeal every time a decision is made to change, alter, or deny a service
  • Knows Title 17 and Title 22 licensing and DDS requirements
  • Knows all resources that serve our consumers who reside in various districts
  • Intervenes effectively in crisis situations in order to eventually effect stability
  • Monitors residential facilities in compliance with Title 17 regulations
  • Monitors day programs to assure quality programming

Supervision Exercised:   None

Supervision Received:    General supervision and direction by the designated Manager.

Education/Experience:    A Bachelor’s Degree in social work, rehabilitation counseling or a related field from an accredited college or a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work plus four years of experience. The specific field of study for the Bachelor's Degree and the post Bachelor's years of experience may be waived only by the Executive Director if needed by the agency to meet a special need, e.g. services to specific cultural or monolingual groups.

Special Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of principles, objectives and techniques of social work; individual and group behavior, human growth, development of family relationships; medical-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; techniques of intervention, referral and follow-up to community resources and facilities and various community organizations, and how to intervene constructively on the client's behalf. Ability to relate in a constructive and enabling manner to a wide variety of individuals and organizations; ability to relate in a positive manner with supervisor, co-workers, and others in the agency and community; establish and maintain rapport with clients and their families; prepare and present oral and written reports; maintain case records in a clear, concise, appropriate and timely manner.

Other: Use of an automobile, possession of a valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by law, OR ability to provide for independent transportation.

MONTHLY STIPEND FOR BILINGUAL SPEAKING!

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POSTING NOTICE

The San Andreas Regional Center seeks to hire a Service Coordinator for our office in San Jose, California to carry out the following duties:

  • Ongoing social assessment of clients and overall case planning;
  • Counseling clients concerning the identification and achievement of personal goals;
  • Developing client goals and service plans;
  • Intervening with client according to case plan using various approaches;
  • Encouraging clients and families to fully participate in utilizing the socials service resources available;
  • Performing tasks that relate to fiscal accountability

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Social Work
  • Twelve months experience

Salary: $  63,204.00 annually

Send resumes to:

Angel Johnson, H.R. Director
San Andreas Regional Center
6203 San Ignacio Avenue, Suite 200
San Jose, California 95119

 

This notice is provided as a result of the filing of an application for alien labor certification for the above position. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to:

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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