2314 Behavioral Health Team Leader

Recruitment #CBT-2314-074848

Introduction

2314 Behavioral Health Team Leader


Reopened for additional recruitment. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

General Job Description:
Position(s) will be located at the San Francisco Behavioral Health Center (SFBHC) formerly known as the Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (MHRF). The SFBHC has three distinct programs that provide subacute and long-term mental health services to the severely and persistently mentally ill population of the City and County of San Francisco. The SFBHC programs include an Adult Residential Facility (ARF), a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) and a Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC). This class is a first line supervisor responsible for providing leadership on clinical standards for Mental Health Rehabilitation Workers, Licensed Vocational Nurses and Licensed Psychiatric Technicians.

Under general supervision, the 2314 supervises employees performing a variety of patient care duties involving management and care of mentally ill patients; personally performs difficult and responsible patient care duties; and performs related duties as required.

Essential Duties:

  1. Supervises a variety of patient care duties involving management and care of mentally ill clients;
  2. Assists in evaluation of staff and program needs;
  3. Participates in establishing clinical standards; inputs on unit issues;
  4. Makes shift assignment and evaluates quality and completeness of work;
  5. Provides direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards of care;
  6. Identifies, monitors, observes, records and reports client’s physical and psychological condition and behavior;
  7. Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationships with clients and those persons significant to them;
  8. Assists clinicians in the implementation of therapeutic and diagnostic treatment and procedures;
  9. Administers medications using appropriate interventions;
  10. Observes, notes, and reports the effects and side effects of medications;
  11. Conducts in-service training programs;
  12. Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment planning;
  13. Obtains and transports laboratory specimens; AND
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years (equivalent to 4000 hours) of experience as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician or a Licensed Vocational Nurse providing psychiatric nursing care in a skilled facility or psychiatric acute care setting or related mental health setting; AND
  2. LICENSE: Possession of a valid permanent or temporary (including an interim permit) California Licensed Vocational Nurse License or Licensed Psychiatric Technician License.

Verification of Experience:
http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Verification of Licenses or Certificates
Valid Licenses and Certificates must be produced to be considered for employment. In addition, valid Licenses and Certificates must be kept current throughout the length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid Licenses or Certificates may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, licenses, certifications, other documents, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Scott DeWolfe, by telephone at 415-554-2921, or by email at scott.dewolfe@sfdph.org.

Selection Procedures

Training and Experience Evaluation: (Weight: 100%): Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas that have been identified as critical for satisfactory performance in this position.

All relevant experience, education and/or training must be included in the application to be reviewed during the scoring process. Candidate responses on the Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be changed once submitted. Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score on the Supplemental Questionnaire. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Certification:
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of three (3) Scores . Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.

Eligible List:
The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be Six (6) Months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Valid Licensure:
If appointed, eligibles possessing interim permits or temporary Licenses must present full and unrestricted California Registered Nurse Licenses prior to completion of the probationary period.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate Requirement / Provision:
Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued by the American Heart Association is required as a provision to employment for all positions. Candidates who do not possess such a certification may participate in this examination process and be appointed to a position(s), but will be required to obtain the certificate within two (2) weeks of hire date and maintain validity throughout length of employment. A photocopy of the valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate must be provided to the appropriate supervisor of the appointment within the allotted time frame. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of valid certification within two (2) weeks of hire date and throughout length of employment may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.

Condition of Employment (Security Clearance):
Security clearance as issued by the Sheriff’s Department is required as a condition of employment for all positions at the Jail Health Services. Eligibles who have successfully participated in the examination process, received passing scores and have been selected for hire will be required to obtain the security clearance prior to appointment. A photocopy of the security clearance must be provided to the supervisor on or before date of hire. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of security clearance may result in a dismissal and/or termination of employment.

Medical Examination:
Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.

Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.] The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

Copies of Application Documents:
http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies

Right to Work:
http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification

Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

Information regarding seniority credit can be found at:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit

Exam Type: CPE
Reissued: April 13, 2017
Issued: March 10, 2017
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 074848
DPH/SD/415-554-2921

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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