Extra-help Special Projects Coordinator

Merced County
25 per week $16 - $60 Per hour CA Merced County Sheriff's Office, 700 W 22nd St, Merced, CA 95340, United States
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Overview

This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to 25 hours a week.

Position Description:  
Corrections Healthcare Consultant.

Desirable Experience:
Supervision or management in a correctional health care setting and familiarity with contracts between medical providers and government entities.
 
Desirable Education:
A medical license equivalent to Registered Nurse or higher.
 
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
 

  • Supervise and manage staff as required.
     
  • Plan, design and implement systems.
     
  • Modify existing systems in response to changes in the County's operational environment and/or regulatory changes.
     
  • Act as liaison with other departments affected by systems changes.
     
  • Provide system specifications and monitors the testing of the new or revised programs.

  • Recommend changes to County policies and procedures if necessary to optimize the efficiencies of the Department's services.
     
  • Perform all duties required to complete assigned project or systems changes.
     
  • These duties may include but are not limited to: general administrative, fiscal, program, and data processing system analysis.
     
  • Gather, tabulate, and analyze data.
     
  • Interview and consult with departmental officials, employees and others to give and receive information.
     
  • Provide training and technical assistance to other staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:
At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the system for which the specific department is requesting.

Education:
Formal, advanced educational training in system of expertise is highly desirable.

Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

  • Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment.
     
  • Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone.
     
  • Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports.
     
  • Meet deadlines under stressful conditions.
     
  • Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
     
  • Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines.
     
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
     
  • Make presentations.
     
  • Train staff.
     
  • Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking.
     
  • Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing.
     
  • Lifting – Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds.
     
  • Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work.
     
  • Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination.
     
  • Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision.
     
  • Normal dexterity with frequent writing.
     
  • Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person.

  • Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact.
     
  • Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime.
     
  • Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor cold and heat.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of: 
  • Data processing techniques and capabilities.
     
  • Data analysis and program planning and evaluation.
     
  • Principles of public fiscal administration.
     
  • Principles of staff management, supervision, and training.
     
  • Organization and functions of the various County departments and political subdivisions.
     
  • Political legislative processes.
     
  • Codes, regulations, ordinances and laws governing the operations of the County and other governmental entities.

Ability to: 
  • Plan, design, and implement complex automated systems.
     
  • Analyze, develop and/or modify procedures and systems.
     
  • Establish project development schedules and coordinate the effort of affected staff activities to attained desired goals and objectives.
     
  • Evaluate manual work assignments and workflows to determine if cost effective automated alternatives could be implemented.
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