THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE BUSINESS AND SUPPORT
SERVICES BRANCH (UTILIZATION REVIEW/QUALITY MANAGEMENT
UNIT) OF THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
THIS IS NOT A DIRECT CLINICAL SERVICE POSITION
ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 2021
SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS
FINAL FILING DATE: JUNE 16, 2021 AT 5:00 PM
$33.59 - $42.88 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
- Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of
Understanding for potential future salary increases*Please visit
ABOUT SHASTA COUNTY
Shasta County offers all of the amenities of the big city while
retaining a comfortable small town atmosphere. With its natural
beauty, diversified culture, affordable housing, excellent
educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and
excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live,
work, and raise a family.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Health and Human Services Agency
The Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA)
partners with communities to protect and improve the health and
well-being of Shasta County residents. Established in 2006, the
HHSA is organized into four branches: Children's Services, Adult
Services, Public Health and Economic Mobility, with a centralized
administration. The HHSA promotes optimal health for all. The
frail, the abused, the mentally ill and those without resources
look to the HHSA for services and resources to meet their basic
needs, and to protect their health and safety. This transformation
improves efficiency, avoids unnecessary duplication of effort,
encouragescollaboration among programs and organizes the HHSA's
services to be more responsive to the needs of the public.
Administrative Services include the HHSA Director's Office,
Business and Support Services, Outcomes, Planning and Evaluation,
and Community Relations and Education. Each of these groups
supports the branches to help them achieve their goals.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Under general supervision, to provide professional
rehabilitative, case management, counseling, and medically
necessary treatment services to seriously emotionally disturbed
adults and children; and to do related work as assigned.
In the non-direct clinical service setting, under general
supervision to provide clinical and administrative functions that
support the documentation and delivery of high quality treatment
services to seriously emotionally disturbed adults and children and
to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations
governing the provision of these services; and to do related work
This position is a job share, which is two (2) part-time
positions, and includes benefits.
This is a licensed Mental Health Clinician classification. Upon
entrance into this class, incumbents are expected to be fully
trained and licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Science
Examiners. Employees in this class carry a caseload, delivering
biopsychosocial rehabilitation services and assessment to mental
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Performs case management and rehabilitative treatment services
with seriously emotionally disturbed adult or child clients and
their families; develops treatment plans; gathers data relative to
client's personal, social, and emotional history by interviewing
client, relatives, friends, teachers, and employers; prepares
social case histories with particular emphasis upon psychosocial
factors affecting the client; participates directly in individual
therapy and group therapy programs for children, adults, and
families; coordinates with other team members and with community
agencies in carrying out treatment plans; interprets and explains
to clients, relatives, and community groups the social and
emotional factors related to emotional disorders. Attends staff
conferences; team meetings; in-service training sessions; and
continuing education or required training sessions. Maintains
documentation of biopsychosocial rehabilitative services and
assessment of mental health clients.
The current vacancy is a not a direct care clinical service
position. Examples of duties include internal and external chart
auditing, service utilization review, maintaining documentation
standards and communicating standards to clinical staff, monitoring
activities to ensure quality of service delivery and compliance
with the Mental Health Plan contract, training, Medi-Cal site
certification, and researching and interpreting and applying
federal, state and local regulations.
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to
directly demonstrate possession and application of the
Knowledge of: Principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and
literature associated with biopsychosocial rehabilitation;
documentation standards associated with public and private
reimbursement systems and Federal financial compliance; and scope
and activities of public and private health, social service, and
law enforcement agencies.
Ability to: Apply the principles of biopsychosocial diagnosis
and treatment planning; establish and maintain the confidence and
cooperation with an interdisciplinary team; maintain an objective
and empathetic understanding of mental illness, be tolerant, use
tact, and maintain emotional stability; and establish and maintain
cooperative working relationships with staff, mental health,
health, and social services professionals, contract providers,
County and State representatives, consumers and their family
members, community groups, and the general public.
These employment standards are typically attained with
possession of a valid license through the California Board of
Behavioral Science Examiners.
- Incumbents are required to maintain appropriate
licensurethrough the California Board of Behavioral Science
- Positions in this classification may require a valid driver's
The Utilization Review/Quality Management Mental Health
Clinician IIwill possess the ability to perform the following:
- Utilization review activities for Mental Health treatment
programs and services.
- Clinical documentation auditing and feedback for internal and
- Establishing written documentation standards and contract
monitoring protocols for quality assurance purposes and conformance
with the Shasta County Mental Health Plan Contract.
- Provide training, troubleshooting, and clarification of
compliance and managed care requirements and other activities that
support quality and continuity of client care. Research existing
and new federal, state and local regulations governing the delivery
of Mental Health treatment services.
Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed
- Are you interested in working in a non-clinical setting in
which you conduct utilization review and quality management duties
and do not provide any direct clinical services? Yes
- Are you currently licensed through the California Board of
Behavioral Science Examiners, as specified in Business and
Professions (B&P) Code Section 4980.40? Yes
- If yes, please provide your license number and expiration date.
If no, please type "n/a".
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is
required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or
feel. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly
deposited to a bank account.
- Some positions may require a valid California driver's license
and acceptable driving record according to County policy.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made for those persons who are
disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the
essential functions of the position.
- As part of the selection process, all individuals provided with
a preliminary offer of employment with Shasta County will be
subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history
check (primarily completed through the taking of fingerprints). An
image of your fingerprints will be captured and 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 evaluated along with the other
information received in connection with your application. Except as
otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not
necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature of the
offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances,
and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may,
however, be considered.
- Based on the results of the background investigation and
criminal history check, applicants may then be provided with an
offer of employment conditioned on the results of a medical
examination, which includes drug/alcohol testing.
- Shasta County participates in E-Verify. For more information
click here. If you do not have internet access, contact Personnel
at (530) 225-5515 to request a flier.
- In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, County
employees, in the event of a disaster are considered disaster
workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
- Positions in this classification are covered by a collective
bargaining agreement between the County and the United Public
Employees of California (UPEC) - Professional Unit.
- Employees in this classification are covered under the CalPERS
retirement program. Depending on the provisions of the California
Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) and other applicable
laws, an employee in this classification will be covered under one
of the following CalPERS retirement formulas: (1) 2% at 55, (2) 2%
at 60, or (3) 2% at 62. An employee in this classification will
also contribute up to 7.75% of his/her pay to this plan, or will
contribute such other amount to the plan as authorized by PEPRA and
other applicable laws. Please visit our employees benefit page at
Employee Benefitsfor additional information regarding benefits and
CalPERS coverage information. The provisions in this flyer and on
the County's website are for information purposes only. To the
extent the provisions of the flyer or the County's website are
inconsistent with PEPRA and other applicable laws, PEPRA and other
applicable laws shall govern.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses
to the supplemental questions until 5:00 p.m., on June 16, 2021. A
Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the
application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed
application. It is not acceptable to complete the application with
statements such as, "Refer to Resume and/or Cover Letter," or "See
Attached Resume and/or Cover Letter" the employment application
must be completed in its entirety prior to submission. Incomplete
applications will not be processed. Closing date postmarks or faxes
will NOT be accepted. This recruitment will establish a list that
may or may not be used by other departments. Prior applicants must
reapply to be considered.
Applicants will be screened and those considered best qualified
will be invited to appear for an oral and/or written examination.
Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion
into the selection process. Depending upon the number of
applications received, the selection process may consist of
additional application screening, written and/or practical exam(s),
oral interview, or any combination thereof.
Veterans' Credit:Veterans (as defined by California Government
Code section 18973) who have been discharged from military service
under conditions other than dishonorable and who receive a passing
score on all components of the employment examinations (up to and
including oral examinations) shall receive credit for an additional
five points to be added to their final examination score. To be
considered for this credit, a veteran MUST provide a copy of his or
her discharge document (DD-214 or equivalent) and information as to
the type of discharge (honorable, dishonorable, etc.) WITH THE
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE.
Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line atapply onlineor
submit an application to the Shasta County Personnel Office.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with
disabilities. Requests for accommodations may be made to the Shasta
County Personnel Office by the filing deadline posted on this
bulletin. Shasta County does not discriminate on the basis of
disability. If you feel you are being denied service based on a
disability, our ADA Coordinator may be reached at (530) 225-5515;
relay service (800) 735-2922; fax (530) 225-5345.
SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shasta County Personnel
1450 Court Street, Suite 348; Redding, CA 96001; (530)