Pending DSH – Human Resources and CalHR approval.
The Department of State Hospitals (DSH) – Stockton will be located within the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) currently being constructed and located at Austin and Arch Road, one mile east of Highway 99. The facility will have 1,722 medical and mental health beds. The DSH – Stockton will have 514 beds: 432 Intermediate and 82 Acute in 9 buildings with 17 treatment units. The CHCF, including the DSH – Stockton beds, will be licensed as a Correctional Treatment Center, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 12. The DSH – Stockton will be accredited by the Joint Commission as a Behavioral Healthcare service. Admissions are scheduled to begin on July 22, 2013 and reach full census by December 31, 2013. DSH – Stockton will have over 800 clinical and administrative positions.
The California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and Department of State Hospitals have partnered in a unique relationship to re-define the delivery of health care services in the correctional setting. The CHCF will provide the DSH – Stockton the ability to deliver clinical excellence in the care and treatment of mentally ill patients in an environment designed for the provision of health care while maintaining a safe and secure workplace for patients and staff. Patient care is the DSH – Stockton’s mission, Caring Today for a Safe and Healthy Tomorrow.
Under direction of the Chief Psychologist, the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) performs the more responsible, varied, and complex technical analytical staff services assignments such as program evaluation and planning, policy analysis and formulation, systems development, budgeting, planning, management, and personnel analysis, and continually provides consultative services to management or others. This is the full journey level analyst class. Incumbents are typically subject-matter generalists who have demonstrated possession of intellectual abilities, the management tools, and the personal qualifications to succeed in a variety of general staff services settings.
The AGPA will perform the most difficult and complex duties involved in the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Department of State Hospitals – Stockton (DSH-Stockton) policies and procedures and assist in modification, as needed. Perform analyses on the various program needs relating to the planning, implementation, and monitoring of the psychology services, including administrative implications of policy, program, service coordination and compliance with license and accreditation standards. Perform periodic tracking for various monthly document productions, documents related to program compliance, and provide follow-up to managers and support staff regarding issues or assignments. Provide technical program assistance and direction in the development and implementation of data collection mechanisms, management reporting, proof of performance documentation, and research activities. Analyze administrative problems related to the implementation and adherence with the DSH-Stockton and recommend effective corrective action, monitor program operational needs and the requirements of both clinical and non-clinical staff in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the DSH - Stockton and related activities.
The selected candidate must complete a TB test, pass a Live Scan, and complete a Supplemental Application prior to appointment.
WHO MAY APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current State employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All interested applicants must submit an application to be considered for this position. You must indicate the working title and position number you are applying for and basis of eligibility (list appointment, transfer, etc.) in the Explanations section on your application or your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. If you are interested in more than one position, please send separate applications.
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Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Chief Psychologist
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The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.