*COVID Surge – Technical Specialist III – PH EMT/Paramedic – Intermittent

at County of Ventura
Published September 23, 2022
Location Ventura, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Description

The County of Ventura is seeking immediate support for COVID-19 Crisis Response by hiring Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to help with administering vaccinations and other COVID Surge related duties. Must be willing to work various shifts including weekends and/or nights and must be comfortable working in proper personal protective equipment in an environment of potential COVID exposure.

Salary Pay Per Hour: $23.96

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency

Technical Specialist II is represented by the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.

This is an Intermittent position. An Intermittent Employee is a person employed for intermittent/temporary work on a day-to-day basis. This Intermittent position will be assigned weekends and some shifts during the week.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

OPENING DATE: July 14, 2022

CLOSINGDATE: September 15, 2022

(Previously: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.)

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

* Injects COVID vaccine into patients;
* Makes patient observations and records unusual conditions or behavior utilizing technical judgment; and
* Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.

Any combination of education and/or experience whichhas led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:

* 21 years of age
* High school graduate or possess a GED certificate
* Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid unrestricted California Class C driver license, at time of hire.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AT TIME OF HIRE:

* Current and valid CaliforniaParamedic or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.
* Current and valid CPR card, current and valid,issued by one of the following agencies: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or American Safety and Health Institute CPR for the Professional Rescue.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

* Must be willing and able to work in hospitals, clinics, and testing sites located throughout Ventura County.
* Must be willing and able to work overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed and/ or on short notice.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders regarding vaccine verification and/or testing. These requirements are a condition of employment. Depending on assignment and work location(s), successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination and/or booster against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of: and ability to apply a variety of techniques, methods and procedures utilizing required equipment for patient care.

Comprehensive ability to: to establish and maintain effective relations with nursing and medical staff, to follow Agency policies and instructions as given, and the ability to establish and maintain the confidence of patients.

May require working in various departments and a variety of shifts. Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE: Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

To apply online, please refer to our website at www.ventura.org/jobs. A paper application can be obtained by calling (805) 654-5129. Our address is: County of Ventura, Human Resources Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination AT THE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire will result in the application being removed from consideration.

APPLICATION EVALUATION - 100%: An application evaluation will be conducted. A score will be assigned to each application based on established criteria. Such score will be considered as the final score for placement on the eligible list.

Applicants successfully completing the examination process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post-offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Kiara Del Villar by email at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or by telephone at (805) 677-5316.

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