2322 Nurse Manager (Maternal Child and Adolescent Health)

Recruitment #CBT-2322-902888

Introduction



2322 Nurse Manager– (Maternal Child and Adolescent Health) 

**Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time but no earlier than June 4, 2020.** 

The Department of Public Health – Maternal Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Section is accepting applications for class 2322 Nurse Manager [MCAH]. The mission of MCAH is to promote the health and well-being of San Francisco women of childbearing age, infants, children and adolescents. We focus on populations at increased risk of adverse health outcomes by virtue of financial, language or cultural barriers, racism, or mental or physical disabilities. The nurse managed units in MCAH include California Children’s Services, Child Health and Disability Program, Child Care Health Program, Children and Family Services Public Health Nursing, Field Public Health Nursing, Nurse Family Partnership and MCAH Title V Programs.

The Nurse Manager is a Public Health Nurse with expert skills in maternal, child and adolescent health and administration.

Under general supervision, the Nurse Manager has responsibility for leadership, human resources, budget, operations and continuous improvement of their program(s).

Essential Duties
The Nurse Manager [Maternal Child Adolescent Health] performs the following essential job functions:
  • Manages nursing care in an assigned area, which may either be a clinical, administrative or community setting;
  • Develops program direction and scope of work; assists in the preparation and monitoring of budget, contracts, grants and reports;
  • Oversees the recruitment and hiring of all staff; provides adequate orientation to remediate gaps in necessary knowledge and skills.
  • Orients and oversees students and interns;
  • Oversees external and internal systems to ensure timely receipt and disposition of referrals; supports development and maintenance of community referral sources;
  • Utilizes agency and State policies and procedures and develops needed unit policy and procedures to guide program implementation;
  • Ensures that staff has office infrastructure, organizational structure and systems to perform required duties;
  • Oversees and ensures timely and accurate data collection, input and reporting and shares appropriately with team and partners;
  • Ensures implementation of quality improvement strategies, including routine surveillance of client services;
  • May provide direct care or the supervision of care in various settings, including at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center including NICU and birthing center, and at Public Health clinics;
  • Pursues ongoing personal professional development;
  • Attends training to enhance knowledge on issues pertaining to target population; AND
The 2322 Nurse Manager (MCAH) performs other related duties as required.

MCAH Program Specific:
  • Ensures PHN staff compliance with licensure requirements, professional credentials and adherence to nursing and ethical standards of practice;
  • Supervises PHNs, health workers and administrative staff; effectively assists staff in analyzing complex problems and case situations.
  • Ensures that supervision of home visitors utilizes principles of coaching and reflective practice; builds and models a strength-based, client-centered culture.
  • Assesses and develops positive strategies for professional and general staff development to address knowledge and skill gaps of PHNs, health workers and support staff;
  • Provides leadership of MCAH community coalition/advisory board meetings and outreach activities to community stakeholders; and
  • Represents MCAH at State, regional and local meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. LICENSE: Possession of a valid, including temporary or interim, California Registered Nurse License issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN); AND
  2. CERTIFICATE: Possession of a Public Health Nurse certificate issued by the State Department of Public Health; AND
  3. EDUCATION: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and/or university in Nursing, Nursing Administration or a closely related field; AND
  4. EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years (equivalent to 4,000 hours) of experience as a Registered Nurse in a general acute care hospital, ambulatory clinic, or community/public health setting, including one (1) year (equivalent to 2,000 hours) in a supervisory capacity, within the last five (5) years; AND
  5. EXPERIENCE: One (1) year (equivalent to 2,000 hours) of experience in a community or public health setting; OR or a Master's Degree in Community Health, Case Management, or Public Health.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Special Conditions:
The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position(s) to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.

Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify jofinalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
  • Two (2) years’ work experience, within the last five (5) years, working in public health program that serves pregnant women, infants and children.
  • Six (6) months of experience as a health care provider serving a pregnant and postpartum, diverse population.
  • Two (2) years' of experience in home visiting.
  • Project development and implementation experience.
  • Working knowledge of Medi-Cal Federal Financial Participation, e.g., time study.
  • Demonstrated skill in interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using Life Course Perspective, Social Determinants of Health, Ten Essential Services and Three Core Functions of Public Health to guide work.
  • Knowledge of Public Health Nurse Competencies.
  • Computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint.

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 Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

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, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

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, 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, Margarita Gonzalez Diaz, by telephone at (415) 554-2921, or by email at Margarita.gonzalez-diaz@sfdph.org.

Selection Plan

Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire (MQSQ - Qualifying)
Applicants will be prompted to complete a Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire must be consistent with the information oan the application and is subject to verification. Applicant responses to the Minimum Qualifications Questionnaire will be used to assist in determining if applicants meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Training and Experience Evaluation: (Weight: 100%): Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The first part of the Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. The second part of 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.

A passing score must be achieved in order to be placed/ranked on the Eligible List.

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 Ten (10) Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.

Eligible List:

A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created, and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process 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 of six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate 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 selected candidate. 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 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 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 a selected candidate, 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

Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

  • Information regarding California Registered Nurse (RN) Licenses may be obtained from the California Board of Registered Nursing, 400 R Street, Suite 4030, P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100, telephone: (916) 322-3350. Web address: http://www.rn.ca.gov/

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 ICARE:

Department of Public Health (DPH) employees are expected to demonstrate world class care in alignment with Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center's (ZSFG) caring framework, ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit).

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR):

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition 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 Face Fitting Respirator.

Condition of Employment: Highest Educational Achievement
Due to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment 1988, all applicants who are selected for a position will be required to provide verification of highest level of education achieved. Applicants must meet one of the following conditions:

1. Have earned a doctoral, master's, or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science (including nursing), or medical technology from an accredited institution; OR

2. Have earned an associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science (including nursing) or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution.

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.

Note: Failure to meet these criteria and/or ‘Conditions of Employment’ within two (2) weeks PRIOR to the start work date may result in the delay of appointment and/or cancellation of the employment offer. Once appointed, all qualified candidates/employees will be required to retain these qualifications throughout their length of employment. Failure to demonstrate (show proof) of qualifications may result in the termination of employment.

Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.

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 athttp://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

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

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

Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation:

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:

Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams: Information regarding seniority credit can be found at:

Exam Type: CPE
Issued: May 21, 2020
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: CBT-2322-902888
DPH/MGD/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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