Job Alert for 03-21-19

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EMPLOYER: State of Arkansas Department of Human Services

JOB TITLE: Residential Care Assistant

JOB LOCATION: Arkadelphia, Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s largest agency with 7,000 employees working in 86 county offices serving more than one million people. Employees work in 10 major divisions and five support offices to provide services to Arkansas citizens. DHS is currently seeking to fill the position of Residential Care Assistant in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides and instructs residents in living skills such as personal hygiene, housekeeping procedures, financial management, and individual counseling. Ensures a clean, safe, and secure environment conducive to behavioral changes based on program rules and regulations. Assists case manager in writing individualized plans for residents, planning, monitoring, and developing progress reports. Observes residents to monitor activities and behavior, counsel residents to reinforce positive behaviors, and promotes social interaction. Maintains and compiles daily evaluations of behavioral reports by noting residents’ actions, medical problems, and disciplinary and rules violations. Organizes, arranges, and escorts residents on recreational activity trips, and conducts drills and physical training. Participates in the inspection of the living unit for fire, safety, and maintenance purposes. Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: 

Knowledge of institution residential services, rules, and regulations. Ability to oversee and direct residents of state institutions. Ability to observe residents and write detailed reports regarding residents’ behavior and progress. Ability to advice and counsel residents. Ability to perform general housekeeping duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus successful completion of a two week in-house training course. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

SALARY: This position provides a competitive starting salary from $10.57/hr.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Apply online, here.
  • Select Clark County when applying, along with any other counties you are willing to work in.

CLOSING DATE: None

“The Arkansas Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.”


EVENT: CARTI Career Fair

DATE: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

TIME: 3:30 pm – 7 pm

LOCATION: 8901 CARTI Way, 1st Floor

POSITIONS AVALIABLE: 

  • Research RN
  • Nurse Recruiting Specialist
  • Resource RN
  • Physician RN
  • IVR Radiology & Radiation Oncology Resource RN

EMPLOYER: City of Little Rock

JOB TITLE: Leader (Public Works – Street and Drain Maint and Storm Drain Maint)

CLASS TITLE: Leader (Public Works – Street and Drain Maint and Storm Drain Maint)

CLASS CODE: PW-245

SALARY: $29,037.00 – $40,768.00 Annually

JOB OBJECTIVE:

To provide working supervision for a crew involved in construction, repair and maintenance of City streets and related structures.

ESSENIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Participates in and provides lead working supervision to an assigned crew at assigned work sites in laying blocks, walls, riprap and performing other masonry work; repairing existing sidewalks; digging out corporation cuts for permanent repair; cleaning catch basins; applying and packing asphalt or other servicing materials; cutting brush, grass and cleaning ditches; ensures assignments are preformed accurately.
  2. Receives work orders; refers to Standard Details Booklet for appropriate specifics to ensure structures are built properly.
  3. Maintains supplies of required materials and tools on an assigned truck; checks out additional tools and equipment.
  4. Performs daily operative maintenance on assigned trucks and equipment.
  5. Loads, secures and drives light and medium earth-moving equipment on trailers for transport to work sites; transports materials and work crews to assigned work sites.
  6. Operates a dump truck to haul gravel and materials to work site; operates a fuel truck to deliver fuel to work site.
  7. Provides on the job training and provides instructions on job site assignments to new crew members.
  8. Serves as backup in the absence of Foreman I as assigned.
  9. Calculates the amount of material required for assigned repair project; picks up needed supplies from the Material Yard or from outside suppliers.
  10. Completes daily report that includes time worked for each crew member, assigned vehicle and of equipment, types and amounts of materials used and work completed on a daily and project basis; submits to supervisor.
  11. Notifies Foreman I and other Street Department personnel of any unusual problems; including equipment breakdowns, accidents, injuries to crew members, disciplinary problems, and street closings required to complete repair work.
  12. Ensures the placement of safety devices at work sites to prevent accidents and injuries.
  13. Answers questions and receives complaints from citizens at work sites; refers unresolved complaints to supervisor.
  14. Operates equipment requiring a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of the essential job functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of high school or vocational technical course in construction or building trades, one (1) year of experience in masonry work or street maintenance work and one (1) year of lead worker experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: 

Must possess a valid Arkansas Class A or B (Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License before employment; must obtain a valid Arkansas Class A (Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License with N endorsement within one hundred and twenty (120) days of employment and maintain licensure for duration of employment in this position.
 
DISCLAIMER:  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

Application Requirements
online preferred
Written test and Practical exam [dump truck]

SECONDARY DUTIES:

  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of masonry methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge of concrete finishing methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge of asphalt methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance procedures.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of light and medium vehicles, including dump truck and fuel truck.
  • Skill in the operation of concrete and street maintenance hand and power tools, including jackhammer, concrete saw, shovel, pick, and Mo-Trim.
  • Skill in the operation of a calculator.
  • Ability to keep accurate records.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to lead a work crew.
  • Ability to perform manual labor.

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EMPLOYER: Quest Diagnostics

JOB TITLE: Entry Level Processor – Little Rock, AR

JOB LOCATION: Little Rock, AR, United States

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday  4:30PM-1:00AM 

Know that there are people behind the data.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Specimen Processor you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, our Specimen Processors play an essential role in our success and provide a critical service responding to the often pressured requirements of accurate diagnoses. As a career, it offers a unique opportunity to learn and develop a profession offering long-term stability and development. You can also earn a competitive salary and great overtime, while growing your own career.

BASIC PURPOSE:

The SPT I is responsible for general support functions within the Specimen Processing Department. This position requires passing a data entry assessment. Functions performed may include but are not limited to data entry of test orders, presort, pickup and delivery of processed specimens to the laboratory, centrifugation and aliquoting. Department is a production environment, with emphasis on productivity/quality standards and departmental completion times.  All functions must be performed with confidence, accuracy and in a timely manner. Job is complex and requires that employee have good organization skills and ability to learn and understand specimen types related to test(s) ordered by client. The SPT I must have the ability learn and understand the compliance regulations related to test ordering which may change on a daily basis. This position is critical to quality for customer satisfaction. Additionally, since many changes do occur from day to day, great flexibility on the part of the SPT I is required. Majority of SPT I work, on the nightshift, but based on staffing needs weekends, holidays, on call and overtime is a requirement.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES: 

  • Able to perform all responsibilities of the Specimen Preparation Assistant
  • Demonstrates an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the SPT I, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Specimen Processing fit together
  • Identifies problems and in some cases, may resolve issues with specimen types such as missing information etc.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing ability to research test ordering information on translation tables, computer system, and the directory of services
  • Meets standards for production and accuracy within 6 months
  • Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and specimen received
  • Completes all required written documentation, legibly and within the assigned timeframe
  • Meets or exceeds all performance expectations to include attendance, adherence to work schedule and demonstrates Quest values and behaviors through work performance and peer and team interaction
  • Is open to learning additional functions within Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education Preferred:

  • HS diploma or equivalent

Work Experience:

  • Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory
  • Previous experience in a production environment preferred

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position requires data background with abilities to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour
  • Works in a biohazard environment, practicing good safety habits
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods
  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment
     

OTHER:

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff
  • Maintains composure while working under pressure
  • Reflects good judgment at all times when determining what action to take when resolving problems
  • Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, safety and compliance policies and procedures
  • Keeps work area neat and clean
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills that foster a positive environment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to adapt to change

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patients come first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way.

We have a large recognized brand; we offer flexibility and autonomy, great support, pay and benefits and a comprehensive training and onboarding program. All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.
 

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