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Deputy Public Guardian - RUHS - Behavioral Health

Company: County of Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System's Behavioral Health, is current recruiting for a Deputy Public Guardian. This Deputy Public Guardian has primary responsibility to investigate and administer the estates of disabled or legally incompetent individuals; to provide conservatorship services as specified in the Probate Code and the Welfare and Institutions Code; and to do other work as required. The ideal candidate for this position will possess analytical abilities, ability to manage and protect assets, ability to interpret and apply Probate laws, ability to work with cognitively impaired individuals, and establish and maintain effective relationships with County Counsel Courts and other Government and Private Agencies, and excellent communication skills. This is the journey level class in the Public Guardian Office of the Department of Mental Health. It is distinguished from the class of Estate Administration Assistant in that the latter is the entry level for the classes of Deputy Public Administrator and Deputy Public Guardian. Incumbents in this class manage the personal and financial affairs of persons who have been placed under guardianship by the court, and are responsible for protecting conservatees and their respective estates from exploitation or loss. Conservatorship cases are assigned. Initial and ongoing training is provided by the Supervising Deputy Public Guardian. Work Schedule: 9/80 with every other Friday off. Meet the Team! To find out more about Riverside University Health System, please visit: http://www.ruhealth.org EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Marshalling Assets Applying for benefits Home Cursory Searches Preparing Court Documents Selling Property MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: The Public Guardian/Conservator's functions and related laws, regulations and codes; Practices and methods used in financial and estate investigations to determine assets including real and personal property; Real property management; banking investments and other financial procedures. Ability to: Manage and protect the assets of conservatees; Interpret and apply laws and regulations related to Public Guardian and Conservator's work, including Social Security, and Medicare regulations; Interview effectively and make oral presentations; Establish and maintain accurate financial and casework records; Work closely with disabled, disoriented and elder persons; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental agencies providing supportive services to conservatees, and with others contacted in the course of the work. Education: EITHER I Graduation from a recognized college with a Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis in behavioral science, public or business administration, finance, accounting, social services, human services or related field; OR II An AA degree from an accredited college and two years experience performing case management duties in a health or human services field; OR III Experience: Four years of experience performing case management and completion of an agency-approved case-management-training course. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Fingerprinting and/or background investigation will be required. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Veteran's Preference The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veteran's preference. See the policy here: https://www.rivcocob.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/C-3-Veterans-Preference-Program.pdf Open to All Applicants This recruitment is open to all applicants. Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Department/Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County. Application Period BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). Condition of Employment In accordance with the California Department of Public Health Order dated August 5, 2021, health care facility workers who work in indoor settings where care is provided to patients or where patients have access for any purpose must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as follows: first dose of a one-dose regimen or second dose of a two-dose regimen, by September 30, 2021. Consideration may be given to candidates who are in the process of completing their vaccination regimen. The Order allows for workers to be exempt from the vaccination requirements by providing the facility with a declination form signed by the individual stating either of the following: (1) the worker is declining vaccination based on Religious Beliefs; or (2) the worker is excused from receiving any COVID-19 vaccine due to Qualifying Medical Reasons. Workers who are exempted from the vaccination requirements must observe all other infection control requirements, including face coverings and regular COVID testing at the frequency required by their work site. A requirement of employment is to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Declination form (filled out by the candidate and their medical provider as appropriate), during the pre-employment process. Failure to submit the required documentation may render a candidate ineligible to move forward in the process.

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