Orange County, CA
Orange County, CA, United States
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIANII Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% increase Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 3, 2020 - 1.2% decrease Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and futureBehavioral Health Clinician IIpositions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsand may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesmust reapply to receive further consideration. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency , Correctional HealthServices is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Cliniciansin the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program within Correctional Health Services (CHS) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning. THE PROGRAM: The County of Orangehas adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and reduce recidivism. The CHS Jail to Community Re-entry Program (JCRP), a collaboration between Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and CHS, uses a comprehensive "In Reach" approach to service delivery in the provision of discharge planning and re-entry linkage services to inmates with mental illness at all five County jail facilities in Orange County. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health ClinicianII will include but are not limited to: Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients current level of functioning, symptoms, behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Assessing inmates clinical, social needs and public safety risk byutilizing valid and reliable screening tools early in booking/intake process to identify Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) criminogenic factors to target specific inmate population effectively and developing tailored discharge plans Performing diagnostic clinical mental health and substance use evaluations byidentifying severity of psychiatric impairments, psychosocial history including family, social support and community needs-housing, education, financial/employment and transportation Linking the target population to a continuum of treatment and supportive services upon release, including but not limited to counseling, medication support, housing, and transportation Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; and conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with BHS agencies,Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS), Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals in order to match clients level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervisions and treatment Other work as assigned Some positions may offer offsite office location. For detailed information on CHS click here . DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstratesound judgment, good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have case management experience,should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Software proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the client's overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community. Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbentsmust NOT havefelony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditionsfor Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with anLPCCnumber, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of the job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contactLynda Hurtadoat firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 834-3723. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330, USA
Description: Dean, College of Humanities (JID 8786) Administrator IV College of Humanities Full Time CSUN's Commitment to You CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community. About the University One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. CSUN is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI). The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond. About the College With nine academic departments and six interdisciplinary programs, the College comprises disciplines that traditionally make up the study of Humanities -- including Philosophy, English and Modern & Classical Languages -- while also housing the oldest and largest Chicana/o Studies Department in the United States and the only Central American Studies Department in the country. Also core to the College is a Liberal Studies Program that puts CSUN among the top three institutions in California in preparing K-6 educators for the classroom. Among the College's newest programs are minors in Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, Queer Studies and Civic & Community Engagement. In all, the College offers students over 40 major, minor and graduate degree paths, with many potential options for specialization. The college has approximately 122 full-time faculty, enrolls nearly 2,000 undergraduate and nearly 200 graduate students, and offers courses to more than 25,000 students. Additional information about the College of Humanities and the university can be found at the university's web address at: http://www.csun.edu. Responsibilities As a member of the university's senior academic team, the dean is the chief administrator of the college. The dean reports to the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs and oversees departments and programs in the college. The dean has primary responsibility for administering college instructional programs; creating and sustaining an environment supportive of academic excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship; developing and promoting long-range goals for the college; supporting interdisciplinary activities among departments of the college; planning, administering, and communicating about the college annual budget; implementing and interpreting university and state policies; making independent recommendations on all college personnel matters; managing, supporting, and evaluating college managers and staff; and recommending appointments of chairs and supervising their administrative functions. The dean plays a major role in developing external relations with organizations, individuals, community, and government; and in seeking supplemental external support for the college. The dean is responsible for providing effective leadership to the increasing ethnic and gender diversity and the international character of the college. The dean represents the college in the university and community, and performs other duties assigned by the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Qualifications Required qualifications include: terminal degree from an accredited institution and qualifications for a faculty appointment at the rank of Professor within one of the departments of the college; a strong record of scholarly/creative and professional accomplishment; demonstrated excellence in university teaching; at least three years of progressive administrative executive management or organizational administrative leadership at the level of chair or equivalent, ideally in higher education, including resource management, fundraising, and academic personnel decision making; proven ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, university administrators, alumni, and community leaders. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated commitment to the distinctiveness of programs and departments within the college; ability to function in a collective bargaining environment; and also must possess the ability to promote interprofessional relationships across individuals from various departments, disciplines, and professional areas; and the ability to articulate a clear strategic vision, as is a record of effective and innovative leadership in advancement, grants, and contracts; must have a demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership in responding to the increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting equity, access, and inclusion higher education context. The candidate must have successful experience with accreditation procedures and processes; and demonstrated leadership in program development that can be traditional as well as online. Experience with partnerships with other entities and a demonstrated commitment to regional recruitment of students and retention planning preferred. Retention planning preferred and demonstrated knowledge of student success and high impact practices with students reflective of the college. Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits. Application Period Applications received through March 16, 2020 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled. In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Effective Date of Appointment: As soon as possible. How To Apply How to Apply: Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: CSUNDeanHumanities@academicsearch.org The position is open until filled but only applications received by March 23, 2020, can be assured full consideration. The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting consultants Ann Die Hasselmo at Ann.Hasselmo@academicsearch.org and Chris Butler at Chris.Butler@academicsearch.org. Further information about CSUN is available at www.csun.edu. Background Check This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. CANRA The person holding this position will be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Conflict of Interest This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. Equal Employment Opportunity CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
City of Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach, California, United States
This is a continuous recruitment. We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received. However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process. The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination. This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position. It will also include a typing test. The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery. A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam. If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.