County of Santa Clara

  • 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, United States

Mission

The mission of the County of Santa Clara is to plan for the needs of a dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe and prosperous community for all.

Core Values

Demonstrate ethical conduct reflecting honest and integrity.
As individuals and as an organization, our actions represent responsibility and accountability. We uphold the principles of equality, fairness, and objectivity.
 
Commit to efficient, effective, quality services.
We seek continuous improvement. We collaborate within and across departments for the good of the customer and community.
 
Value the community.
We create an inclusive environment that supports the diversity of our community.
We take action to communicate openly and frequently, encourage public participation.
 
Uphold our fiscal responsibility.
We use the resources entrusted to us wisely. We effectively balance the needs of the community with available resources while advocating for the best value and best service.
 
Exhibit mutual respect.
We value employees and recognize the importance of their contribution in service delivery to the community. We exercise respect and courtesy at all levels of the organization. We acknowledge differences of opinion exist and while we may differ, we continue to value effective working relationships.
 
Encourage innovation and flexibility.
We are receptive to creative suggestions and solutions. We foster internal and external partnerships that advance our mission, values, and goals.

 

87 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to perform professional legal work in the Office of the Public Defender. A successful candidate will have experience in immigration law with a specialization in criminal defense enabling the applicant to advise clients regarding the potential immigration consequences of any guilty plea or verdict on misdemeanor and felony charges.  Typical Tasks Provides legal counsel to clients in serious and complex criminal and civil matters in Superior or Juvenile Courts; Conducts research and writes motions required for trials, hearings, and other legal proceedings; Conducts preliminary hearings; Evaluates investigation results and works closely with investigators and paralegals to prepare cases for trial and other hearings; Handles all aspects of felony cases from plea through trial including post trial sentencing; Tries cases when necessary and appropriate to protect client's interests; Performs specialized legal work in serious and complex criminal cases; Provides courteous, high quality service to members of the public by personally responding to requests for service; Identifies and addresses competency and other mental health issues and needs; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Active membership in the California State Bar is required upon appointment.   -AND-   Two years of experience as an Attorney II with Santa Clara County.   -OR- Four Years of experience in the full time practice of law in a government agency or in private practice. * Experience as an attorney in a Public Defender's Office in another public agency may be considered equivalent for appointment or promotion in the corresponding Public Defender's Office in the County of Santa Clara. Closing Date/Time: 9/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform or assist in the performance of investigative work, field inspections and enforcement of County building, zoning, housing, land use, abandoned vehicle abatement, signs, public nuisances, health and safety codes and ordinances and related laws and regulations. The Code Enforcement Division is looking for self-motivated individuals with experience working in an inspection, regulatory, or enforcement environment with strong communication skills and a commitment to continuous improvement. In addition, candidates may be required to work a flexible schedule that may include working evenings or weekends occasionally.  Typical Tasks Receives, records, investigates, inspects and responds to routine complaints concerning alleged code violations as assigned; Gathers facts and evidence related to code violations, including detailed observations, witness and/or responsible party statements, photographs and historical data; Researches and applies information related to applicable codes, ordinances, land use permits, building permits and related laws, rules and regulations; Prepares/modifies and issues Compliance Orders and other written notifications and materials; Prepares reports, surveys, correspondence and/or assist in the preparation of case information for legal proceedings; Maintains accurate and thorough records and files of assigned projects and cases; Informs the public regarding violations and procedures by which compliance may be obtained; May appear as a witness or testify in court; Communicates with reporting parties and key stake holders on case progress; Learns to interpret plans and specifications in the process of investigating construction projects in the field; Assists in the tracking and collection of fines and fees and may issue citations for misdemeanors and ordinance infractions; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to possession of 60 semester units from an accredited college.                AND   One (1) year of experience dealing with the public in an enforcement, inspection, regulatory or investigations capacity.  Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment. Knowledge of: Interviewing techniques; Office practices and procedures, including filing systems and preparation of correspondence and reports; Basic investigative techniques; Customer service principles, including the handling of hostile and distressed people; Common office computer applications, including word processing spreadsheets and database; Basic mathematic principles. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Interpret, read, comprehend, disseminate and explain applicable laws, codes and regulations and their application; Learn principles and practices of code enforcement; Prepare clear, consist and accurate reports; Learn specialized department software and/or databases; Exercise initiative, tact and balance with competing demands and priorities; Exercise analytical and problem solving skills; collect and evaluate data; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and County personnel; Reason logically and exercise sound judgement under pressure; Interact in a professional and knowledgeable manner. Closing Date/Time: 9/5/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to perform moderately complex financial analysis and conduct studies that requires the integration of multi-disciplinary principles (accounting, auditing, finance, marketing, business law, computer science, and information system management). Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned project or program;     Conducts a variety of moderately complex financial, analytical, cost and feasibility studies;     Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in written, graphic and oral presentations;     May train and provide technical assistance to lower level staff;    Makes revenue and expenditure projections for one or multiple budgets; compiles figures, prepares justifications and participates in the annual budget development process;    Identifies financial program issues, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and improvements;     Assists in the development of strategic initiatives to improve and enhance performance and services;    Prepares documents that include financial and income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow;    Interacts with Internal Revenue Service and State Franchise Tax Board to resolve tax issues; prepares tax documents;    Manages bank and fund accounts (i.e. ATM card transactions, special trust funds, and county special funds, etc.);    Administers numerous receivable and payable funds;    Computes, assesses and reconciles court assessed fees;    Provides financial management for individuals and contractors that include external payroll services;    Develops and participates in cost allocations, and indirect cost rate proposals;    Prepares and analyzes contract payment reconciliations based on cost reports and payment documentation;     Develops and prepares revenue/expense projections;     Prepares and presents cost reports, coordinates audits, cost reimbursement settlement claims for government payers and agencies and responds to related requests for information from auditors;     Defines financial reporting and information needs and coordinates any systems modifications with Information Services;     Coordinates with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve financial program goals;     Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners;     Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts;     Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency;     Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports;    May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;    Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities listed below are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field    -AND-   Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional level financial analysis experience. Work experience should include analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various financial programs and services and conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys.   -OR-   Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in any field, of which the equivalent of fifteen (15) semester units are in finance-related courses   -AND-   Five (5) years of professional level financial analysis experience as specified above.    -OR-   Completion of sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter college units, of which the equivalent of fifteen (15) semester units are in finance-related courses   -AND-   Seven (7) years of professional level financial analytical experience as specified above.   A Master's Degree may substitute for up to one (1) year of the required experience.   Some positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Knowledge of:    Local government financial and fiscal procedures and systems; Principles and practices of financial management, including both expense and reimbursement requirements; Methods of report preparation, writing and presentation; Statistical research and analysis techniques and procedures; Principles and practices of training; Local, state and federal regulatory requirements; Personal computers, common office applications and financial and database software; Contracts and negotiation skills; General accounting principles and procedures; Project management and reporting requirements.  Ability to: Formulate, gather, analyze and present complex financial, informational and statistical data;   Analyze information and reach valid conclusions;   Analyze policies and procedures and make recommendations to management;   Develop financial program enhancement recommendations based on revenue and cost analysis;   Prepare and present clear and concise reports;   Maintain cooperative working relationships with departmental personnel, other county departments and the general public;   Represent the department on assigned committees and with outside agencies;   Utilize computers and advanced computer software to analyze information;   Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and or legislative changes;   Train and provide technical assistance; Communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public and agency staff at various levels of authority. Closing Date/Time: 9/9/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the construction programs and contract management of roads, infrastructure, buildings, airports, parks, bridges, storm water facilities and other public works projects. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and oversees large and complex public works construction programs;   Manages materials testing;   Interviews, selects, hires, trains, supervises, assigns work to, provides guidance to, evaluates and disciplines staff;   Negotiates, approves, and monitors contractual agreements with other County agencies, governmental agencies, private consultants, and private contractors;   Prepares reports;   Supervises the inspection and approval of the completion of construction;   Resolves disputes between private contractors and the County;   Coordinates with Federal, State, and local funding sources during construction, and ensures compliance with their administrative guidelines;   Represents the County in construction related legal and financial issues, contractual matters, public safety, and related issues;   Provides and manages construction support services to outside governmental agencies;   Authorizes all contract payments;   Develops, monitors, and manages the construction section budget;   Prepares and reviews correspondence and reports;   Provides for pre-project constructability review of construction documents;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the  possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities are obtained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Management, Industrial Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field   AND   Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in construction inspection, contract administration, and construction management, including one (1) year of supervision. Experience as a project manager for facilities construction projects and experience in managing public sector facilities projects in desirable.   Registration as a licensed General Contractor through the State of California or certification in a construction inspection-related discipline is desirable.   Possession of a Qualified Stormwater Practitioner (QSP) certification is desirable.   Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, administration, and fiscal and personnel management;   Principles and practices of contract administration;   Principles and methods of construction inspection and materials testing;   Safety practices in the construction industry;   Methods, practices and techniques of public works and building construction;   Use of standards for construction materials such as steel, concrete, asphalt, heavy timbers and aggregates;   Personal computers and common office software;   Laws, ordinances, and standards for public works construction.   Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of staff;   Direct inspections and achieve compliance with contracts, construction plans, and specifications;   Negotiate contractual agreements;   Interpret and enforce laws and agreements;   Train and evaluate subordinate personnel;   Prepare and manage a budget;   Review and prepare correspondence and complete reports;   Effectively communicate orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff, contractors, government agencies, committees, community organizations, the general public, and others. Closing Date/Time: 9/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected. Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam. We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application.  It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application.  The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results. We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 9/21/19.  A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run. When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs.  Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1. Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs. Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancelation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following:   Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application.   Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years. APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception.   Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. * Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, and supervise the work of legal clerical staff involved in preparing, examining, filing, recording or issuing of a wide variety of legal documents, requiring a broad knowledge of legal terminology, legal processes, and legal office support services. Typical Tasks Interviews, hires, supervises, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff who are engaged in preparing, examining, filing, recording, or issuing of a wide variety of documents pertaining to legal transactions or court processes; administers and resolves personnel matters;   Makes assignments, establishes work priorities, and may participate in the work of legal clerical staff;   Studies changes in laws affecting office practices, and develops and modifies policies and procedures governing the clerical operations of the office consistent with legal, court, and departmental requirements, implements procedural changes as required, and maintains procedure manuals;   Determines training needs and researches, develops and conducts training programs;   Answers inquiries regarding filing procedures required by civil, criminal, juvenile, family or probate statutes and by local court rules;   Answers technical questions pertaining to recording of documents, court-related filing requirements, court calendaring, or other court proceedings;   Examines case files and other documents for accuracy, format, content, and completeness;   Trains and supervises staff in the maintenance of automated and manual data systems containing varied confidential law enforcement and criminal justice information;   Participates in studies relating to programs and needs of the department;   Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations on existing or proposed policies, procedures, systems, personnel and other administrative activities;   Acts as liaison between the criminal justice system offices and the Courts and various law enforcement agencies;   Assists as back-up to legal secretarial and clerical staff in direct support to County attorneys;   Distributes weekly court appearance calendar to attorneys and staff;   Compiles and prepares statistical reports; composes correspondence and memos;   May supervise the preparation of a court calendar;   May testify in court regarding current or adjudicated criminal cases;   May identify and resolve automated system performance problems under the direction of systems professionals;   May take and transcribe legal dictation;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below.   Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school   AND   Four (4) years of clerical experience, at least two (2) years of which were in a legal setting   AND   One (1) year of lead or supervisory experience.   Special Requirements:  The ability to pass a background check.  Desirable Qualifications:   Completion of Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) Records Class Completion of POST Supervisory Records Class  Possession of Department of Justice Telecommunications Certification Completion of Department of Justice "Train the Trainer" Class  Completion of a Legal Secretary Training/Certification Program   Knowledge of: Law office work, legal process forms, procedures, and terminology; Principles and techniques of supervision and training; Personnel practices and procedures; Basic principles of office organization and administration; Calendar and Court filing procedures, terminology and functions; Functions and operating procedures of the California Judicial System; Civil, criminal, juvenile, and other statutes pertaining to court procedures and the filing of a wide variety of legal documents and transactions; Functions, operating procedures and relationships of the criminal justice system such as, Superior Court, California Judicial System, law enforcement agencies, the Probation Department, District Attorney and Public Defender; Legal support services in a civil governmental law office, or with civil litigation, transactional, and advisory work in support of public entities; Legal case management and billing system; Principles of effective communication skills; Project management skills; Computer system applications and database operation and application.   Ability to: Prioritize, plan, organize, direct, and assign work; Supervise, train, evaluate, and discipline staff; Review and examine a wide variety of legal documents for accuracy and compliance with legal procedures and formats; Interpret and apply specific procedural laws, rules, and policies; Prepare legal documents and statistical reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Work well under pressure and ensure that Court deadlines are met; Type with speed and accuracy. Closing Date/Time: 9/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Progressive Care experience.   Positions available in Progressive Care departments in each hospital include: OCH - Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit (ICTU) OCH - Float Pool VMC - Progressive Care Unit (Stepdown) VMC - Float Pool   Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least eight (8) shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.   The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up   Typical Tasks    Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation     Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Progressive Care competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 9/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Psychiatric Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Psychiatric Nurses are required to be available to work at least eight (8) shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement.  Per Diem Psychiatric Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as noted above.   Better Health for All! One year of progressively responsible clinical experience, which included change assignments in an acute psychiatric nursing service and the ability to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted in the job description for Psychiatric Nurse II.  Candidate must be able to pass temporary and permanent security clearance (DOJ, FBI) to work in the jail. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc ?  Job Subscription |  Sign Up   Typical Tasks Assessment: Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patient and/or family for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses patient care problems and utilizes this knowledge to formulate appropriate nursing interventions into patient treatment plans.   Applies a triage method for assessing treatment priorities. Planning:   Establishes priorities and coordinates activities needed to implement patient care;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems;   Collaborates with appropriate support personnel in the discharge planning of patients and in the appropriate referral to other mental health resources in the community;   Assists in developing plans for teaching patients and families about the multiple requirements of proper home care. (eg: medications, follow-up care, mental health resources, etc.); Implementation:   Provides professional nursing care to psychiatric patients and assists in the administration of psychiatric and/or medical treatments;   Explains treatment procedures to patients and provides support before, during, and after treatment;   Assists in the orientation and training of new or less experienced staff as necessary;   Assists patients in developing skills for daily living;   Administers psychiatric medications with a thorough understanding of their indications, contraindications, side effects, and adverse reactions;   Teaches the patient and family how to follow psychiatric treatments after discharge (eg: medication reactions, dietary changes, etc.);   Teaches family to recognize signs/symptoms of decompensation and appropriate interventions in the event that this occurs in the psychiatric patient;   Performs mental status examinations and crisis interventions and makes recommendations for further treatment as necessary.   Leads or co-leads group therapy sessions;   Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Maintains a safe and supportive environment;   Acts as a liaison between patient and physician;   Assumes a leadership role in emergency situations and monitors the work of nursing staff and directing the care of patients in a single unit;   Applies counseling skills to encourage socially acceptable behavior;   Physically restrains combative patients following accepted standards of practice; Evaluation:   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   Evaluates interventions made by less experienced staff and makes modifications where necessary;   Observes, assesses, records, and reports the patient's behavior, condition, and reaction before, during, and after treatment;   Evaluates outcomes of emergency situations and provides support for staff and patients involved. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a registered nurse in the state of California and one year of progressively responsible clinical experience, which included charge assignments in an acute psychiatric nursing service and the ability to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, and to transport from the Department of Correction facilities, to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County; to supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and to assist in the correction of anti-social attitudes and behavior. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility and extending to any place in the state while engaged in duties described in Penal Code 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 10/19/19.  Typical Tasks Supervises the conduct of inmates in living quarters, during meals and bathing, at recreation and on work assignments;   Maintains security of inmates by taking periodic counts and by surveillance of activities;   Supervises groups of inmates assigned to shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and insures that the work is performed properly;   Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband;   Books arrestee into jail including recording custody information, inventorying personal property; orients new inmates to rules, regulations, and responsibilities;   Releases inmates from custody on proper authority;   Admits visitors with proper credentials within authorized regulations and advises on rules and procedures;   Reports unauthorized absences and escapes;   Recommends assignment to work furlough program or more secure confinement;   Responds to emergencies and circumstances requiring immediate attention;   Exercises influence toward motivating inmates to modify their antisocial attitudes and behavior;   Reports infractions of rules and regulations and irregular and suspicious occurrences, and issues citations of infractions;   Prepares written reports on the work, conduct, and habits of inmates and their adjustment; writes incident logs and criminal reports;   Transports and escorts inmates to court, between facilities or other locations;   Maintains security within the correctional facility and prevents escapes, physically restrains inmates when necessary, conducts perimeter checks of the facility and performs headcount;   Conduct warrant and warrantless misdemeanor or felony arrests of persons within the County's detention facilities;   Answers inquiries concerning corrections procedures;   Supervises inmate visitation;   Performs business and record keeping functions, including monetary transactions, computer operations, and processing of booking files, bail/fine monies, and court paperwork;   Participates in honor guard assignments and other community relations activities;   Collects, organizes, interprets, and analyzes a variety of information to determine an appropriate and reasonable course of action;   Conducts recruitments and makes other public appearances;   Applies first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques as needed;   Conducts recruitment background investigations;   May appear in court to testify;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certification   AND Completion of the Correctional Officer training approved by the California State Board of Corrections. In addition, must possess current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). Special Requirements: Must meet the Appointing Authority's background requirements and all required minimum standards which may include but are not limited to: Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Felony convictions will be disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity and time of offense.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.).   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify and maintain a County driver's permit.   California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions.   Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions.   County employees in Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances including, but not limited to those regulating the care, treatment, and custody of a diverse population of inmates, the operation of a correctional facility, and relevant sections of the Penal, Welfare and Institutions, and Business and Professions codes;   Investigative procedures, methods and techniques;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.). Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply departmental policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the detention of inmates;   Control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups in the performance of work projects and in handling personal problems;   Accurately observe, recall and document inmate behavior;   Prepare clear and concise reports;   Communicate effectively with individuals of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds;   Make forcible arrests;   Understand and follow written and oral instructions;   Use and maintain equipment and supplies;   Effectively handle hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;   Participate in investigation of crimes, accidents or other incidents as needed;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions;   Perform a variety of physical tasks;   Wear and operate equipment that may include emergency apparatus;   Adapt to work environment;   Work required hours and assigned shifts;   Meet firearms qualifications as required. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify.  Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 9/21/19.  A Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Sheriff's Correctional Deputies who, under supervision, maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, transport from the correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County, supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and assist in the correction of antisocial attitudes and behavior. The Sheriff's Office is proud of our diverse workforce, and we encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy and attend an Adult Correctional Academy training program as trainee. Agility Examination:  Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process.  The agility test consists of three timed events:  99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, and a 500-yard run. When hired, Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadets enter a 13-week Adult Correctional Academy training program.  Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs.  Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as a regular Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at Step 1. Newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer.  The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies.  Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Sheriff's Correctional Deputies. Upon graduation from the Adult Correctional Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee.  A thirty (30) calendar day cancelation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate at the time of application.    Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception.   Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. *Sheriff's Correctional Deputies are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic. The Assistant Nurse Manager class consists of a variety of supervisory nursing positions in specialty areas. Positions work under direction of a Nurse Manager or Ambulatory Services Manager. Positions in this class provide nursing care to patients in the specialty area. They also develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure smooth functioning of the assigned unit. There are currently three (3) Assistant Nurse Manager vacancies within the Custody Adult Mental Health unit.  The selected candidate must be able to pass a full background investigation in order to qualify for employment.  Better Health for All!   The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital.  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region.  O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.?  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;   Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;   Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning   Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;   Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;   Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation   Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;   Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;   Promotes effective communication;   Periodically provides direct patient care;   Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;   Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;   Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;   Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;   Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;   Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;   Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;   Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation   Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;   Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;   Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;   Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, to manage the disposition of legal and historical documents and to perform difficult secretarial and rapid note taking work in providing support to the Board of Supervisors and various boards and commissions.  * * *    NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2019.     * * * Typical Tasks Serves in the capacity of recording secretary for boards and commissions to which assigned;   Composes agendas from various sources and assembles and distributes agenda materials as appropriate;   Takes rapid and extensive notes of the meetings and proceedings of a variety of boards, commissions, or other public advisory entities;   Summarizes, composes, and prepares from notes and documents related to agenda items, complete official minutes of board or commission proceedings, summarizing complex and frequently technical discussions and writing motions in clear and formal form;   Determines and effects the appropriate handling and disposition of diverse complex legal and historical documents reflecting actions taken by the Board of Supervisors;   Prepares accurate and succinct transmittals to the Board of Supervisors or its committees conveying the recommendations of the board/commission;   Prepares, publishes and sends out a variety of notices along with materials related to agenda items to the public, news media, and other interested parties while conforming to numerous State codes;   Independently composes correspondence requiring the application of specialized knowledge and discrimination in the selection of data and interpretation of policies; may review records of Board of Supervisors' meetings and communicate pertinent actions or referrals to the board or commission concerned;   May respond to inquiries from the public, the news media, or county departments concerning the actions of the Board of Supervisors and/or boards or commissions;   Sets up audio/visual equipment in a variety of meeting rooms and performs minor troubleshooting as necessary;   Maintains files and records and establishes controls on correspondence and materials having deadlines and expiration dates;   May perform general clerical tasks that support the mandated functions of the Clerk of the Board's Office;   May handle incoming payments from the public for fees, donations, or other purposes;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated education, training, and work experience which have provided an opportunity to perform increasingly difficult and responsible assignments requiring a significant degree of initiative and independent judgment, and to acquire the knowledge and abilities below. Experience Note: A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities by having four (4) years of increasingly responsible office administrative and/or secretarial experience, which includes taking notes rapidly and transcribing meeting minutes. College or business school training is desirable and may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years. Knowledge of: Common office computer applications and equipment;   Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation;   Standard office practices, procedures, and protocols;   Indexing and filing systems. Ability to:   Take notes rapidly and transcribe from recording the substance of complex or technical group discussions, agendas, correspondence, and occasional dictation;   Maintain impartiality and objectivity in recording conflicting and controversial viewpoints in discussions of sensitive public issues;   Research, analyze, comprehend, and interpret complicated discussions and information contained in various complex legal and governmental documents in order to prepare accurate and complete minutes of meetings;   Research, comprehend, and apply applicable local, State, and Federal laws that may affect documents, meetings, and actions;   Write proficiently in various established styles and formats using proper English and correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar;   Independently compose complete and concise agendas, minutes, and correspondence using proper English;   Learn and apply job-specific computer applications and type with speed and accuracy;   Learn and apply basic parliamentary procedures and procedures related to the appropriate handling of complex, legal, and historical documents;   Independently organize and prioritize the workload and react immediately and effectively to frequently changing priorities;   Multi-task, work quickly, accurately, and under pressure with limited supervision to meet established deadlines and work in a team environment;   Use sound judgment and discretion when interacting with others in a highly visible, politically sensitive environment;   Publish diverse types of notices and ordinances in compliance with various deadlines;   Cooperate and communicate effectively with elected officials, board and commission members, County staff, department heads, the public, and representatives of the news media. Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to assist professional and administrative staff in the development and coordination of community service programs aimed at meeting the needs of designated populations; to work in the community by collecting data and compiling reports; to serve as a community and school liaison; and to provide education and paraprofessional counseling and outreach to specific communities and individuals. * * * NOTE:  Candidates who meet employment standards will be invited to take a Written Examination tentatively scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2019.  * * * Typical Tasks Work with established community agencies and groups to identify unmet needs of designated populations in the area served; assist in planning services to meet those needs and avoid duplication of services;   Provide information to agencies and groups which represent the community on programs and services of the department and other agencies and on related laws and regulations;   Through outreach activities, locate designated populations and provide them with preventive education, referral and paraprofessional counseling;   Refer individuals and groups to appropriate agencies as needed;   Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with all community agencies and groups providing services relevant to assigned program area;   Maintain contact with members of the community served;   Collect data through field documentation and other methods to identify specific needs of the designated population;   Interpret community needs and cultural patterns of persons in area served to departmental professional and administrative staff;   Assist with client recruitment;   Meet regularly with supervisor, attends staff meetings and in-service meetings;   Prepare written reports;   Attend on-the-job training sessions;   May assist and facilitate scheduling and registration of clients;   May assist clients in completing health history;   May assist in maintaining and assembling medical records for a mobile health center vehicle;   May screen clients for determining eligibility for various government programs;   May drive a mobile health center vehicle to and from various community locations;   May perform routine vehicle safety checks, identify vehicle maintenance needs, and arrange for vehicle servicing and maintenance;   May monitor the inventory of supplies in a mobile health center vehicle and ensure the restocking of supplies; inspect the various equipment in the vehicle such as, medication refrigerators, specimen storage units generator, heating/cooling system, and initiate the repairs of equipment as needed;   May conduct human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HVC), and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) testing;   May organize, assist and or participate in a variety of workshops and conferences for the purpose of providing education and information on services available;   May act as a lead worker over subordinate staff;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to completion of 60 semester college units;   AND   One (1) year of experience providing education and para-professional counseling and outreach to specific communities and individuals, including collecting data, compiling reports, and serving as community and school liaison comparable to Mobile Outreach Driver in the County of Santa Clara.    Special Requirements: Some positions may be required to conduct HIV and STD testing.   Specialized program knowledge such as, HIV, tuberculosis (TB), teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STI), violence, and/or other social and environmental conditions and how they relate to specific populations may be required in addition to the generalized program experience in circumstances where it is necessary for the successful operation of the specialized program.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization.Some positions may require possession of a California Class B Driver's License.Experience in the operation of a large vehicle is desirable.Successful completion of a training program in the driving and maintenance of a mobile health center vehicle is required for some positions.   Knowledge of: Local community agency programs and services that are appropriate for meeting the needs of designated populations or communities identified by the program;   The needs, beliefs and attitudes of various designated populations and communities;   Community conditions in the places where designated populations may live, work, learn and play;   Traffic laws, regulations and methods of safe vehicle operation;   General departmental procedures and policies;   General knowledge of related laws and regulations.   Ability to: Provide paraprofessional counseling and health education to individuals or families;   Work cooperatively and collaboratively as part a team;   Interpret departmental programs and policies to representatives of community agencies and groups;   Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with community groups and agencies, as well as administrators and professional staff of other organizations or agencies;   Maintain confidentiality of information about clients/patients;   Establish rapport with clients/patients;   Analyze clients', residents' and community's conditions and strengths, and cooperatively develop solutions;   Assist in planning programs of moderate complexity;   Understand and follow oral and written instructions;   May require the ability to drive and monitor the maintenance of a mobile health center vehicle. Closing Date/Time: 9/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, provide security to the county courts, the service of civil process issued by court, and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Candidates must have graduated from a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) academy, possess an active (within the last three years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy certificate, and have been employed within the last three years by a law enforcement agency performing duties equivalent to those of a Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriff to be qualified. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 10/19/19.  Typical Tasks Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime;   Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents;   Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene and gathering and preserving physical evidence;   Appears in court to testify;   Prepares reports on facts obtained, makes on-view and warrant arrests and transports prisoners to jail;   Serves as a detective or as a member of a detective division team;   Serves legal processes such as summons, garnishments, writs of execution and attachments;   Signs affidavit that service has been made or notifies attorney that service cannot be made;   Prepares notice of sale, conducts sales and prepares transfer of title documents;   Attends sessions of the court to which assigned representing the Sheriff and supervising the security of the court;   Keeps order in the courtroom and serves any processes or makes any arrests necessary;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units) at the time of appointment. When the G.E.D. is used, a minimum overall score of not less than 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test shall be attained. Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances;   Modern police practices and procedures;   Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   Self defense tactics;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.);   Geography of local area. Ability to:   Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies;   Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and orally and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers and supervisors;   Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community;   Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stress conditions;   Project authority;   De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Observe accurately;   Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility;   Use and care of specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand held radios. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. The Social Worker II-Unclassified positions are in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family & Children's Services (DFCS). The recruitment process includes, employment standard review and a written examination to create an eligible list. Applicants are notified of the recruitment process by email.   Social Worker II-Unclassified  attend a Social Worker Academy for approximately 14 weeks. Upon successful completion of the Academy and a favorable recommendation they may become a classified employee. These positions are alternately staffed and may be filled at the Social Worker II-Unclassified Level or Social Worker III-Unclassified Level. Candidates must submit a separate application for each level that they are interested in being considered for. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.  Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs.   Written exam is scheduled for October 1, 2019. Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed; When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, with opportunity to make independent decisions, performs the duties of a Sterile Processing Technician II which include receiving, sorting, inspecting, cleaning, disinfecting, assembling, preparing, sterilizing, storing and issuing disposable and non-disposable supplies, instruments, and equipment. Current vacancies are located at Valley Medical Center.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur. Submission of a Certificate as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel is required. If you are interested in Temporary (Extra Help) positions, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate question. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Receives, inspects, sorts, disassembles, cleans, and disinfects individual instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Assembles and tests instruments and durable patient care equipment, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects and tests operating telescopes, lenses, and cameras to ensure that these instruments perform appropriately. Inspects, lubricates, and tests powered equipment to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Inspects and tests micro-surgical instruments to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Packages instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects instruments for defects, and tags them for repair, as applicable;  Sterilizes instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved infection control policies and procedures; Issues instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved departmental policies and procedures; Conducts biological and chemical tests of steam, ethylene oxide, peracetic acid, and low temperature sterilizers in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, and the recommendations of reviewing agencies; Affixes load control labels to all items subjected to sterilization processes; Provides complete records of all items that are subjected to sterilization processes; Monitors and documents all mechanical phases of sterilization processes; Picks supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical case carts in accordance with approved preference lists, and issues case carts to the Surgical Services Department; Evaluates sterilized instruments and instrument sets to ensure that criteria for event related sterility is maintained, and returns items to the Central Sterile Processing Department for reprocessing, as necessary; Monitors, orders, and accounts for disposable and reusable inventory items; Conducts rounds throughout the medical center to monitor and retrieve instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Communicates with user departments regarding special instrument, equipment, or supply requirements; Acts as the first point of contact for user departments regarding problems with instruments, equipment, or supplies; Prepares and issues emergency case carts, supplies, equipment, and instruments on demand; Issues medical and surgical supplies to out-patients in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures; Assists with maintaining a clean work environment by cleaning counters, sinks, and reprocessing equipment, according to predetermined schedules, with approved cleaning and disinfecting agents; Conducts cycle counts of inventory asset locations; Attends scheduled departmental meetings and in-service training classes; Provides education and training to Sterile Processing Technician I positions for-both in service and certification preparation purposes; Monitors work flow processes to establish responsibility and accountability for expensive surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered equipment; Performs related duties, as assigned. Employment Standards Training, education and experience to be able to demonstrate success in the above typical tasks and the following knowledge and abilities. Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel. Training and Experience Note: Typically the successful applicant would have a high school diploma or the equivalent and two years of experience in an acute care hospital Central Service or Surgical Services Department required. Must demonstrate competency in the recognition and care of all categories of surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments. Knowledge of: Principles of infection control and aseptic technique; Fundamentals of microbiology; Medical terminology; All categories of surgical supplies, equipment, and surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Complex procedures in regards to assembling and testing instruments and durable patient care equipment, as well as packaging instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets; Basic knowledge of reviewing agency criteria (JCAHO and California Title XXII). Ability to: Communicate effectively with other medical staff personnel and the public; Follow oral and written instructions and procedures; Use independent judgment; Keep records and prepare reports; Work effectively under stress in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, and direct the activities focused on research and evaluation of an agency/departments program and service performance outcomes; to develop and validate new service technologies and best practice models of service delivery; and to establish partnerships with other agencies, departments, universities and organizations to share and leverage research resources as appropriate. Please note: Dependent upon the number of candidates who meet the employment standards for this position, qualified candidates may be asked to attend an examination. Not all examination processes require personal appearance. Should an examination require personal appearance, qualified candidates will be notified by email no less than (10) ten days prior to the date of the examination.  Typical Tasks Leads applied research, evaluation, and assessment studies, as well as cost-benefit analysis on various agency departmental programs/services and community needs, to increase knowledge to support recommendations for best practices for agency programs and services; Assists directors and program managers in defining appropriate research and evaluation agenda, goals and measures required to implement and evaluate program services; Acts as a departmental resource on questions related to relevant research projects; Implements funded research studies in compliance with funding agency standards; Maintains on-going liaison with local governments, community organizations, planning agencies, and private groups; Assists with the preparation and submission of Institutional Review Board proposals; Develops and manages research and evaluation grants and contracts; Applies statistical expertise to select appropriate research designs including data sampling methods and collection procedures and analytical strategies; Uses qualitative and quantitative methods to research studies, including but not limited to regression analysis, weighting techniques, imputation, and modeling; Oversees preparation of reports and presents findings on research and evaluation activities to departments and management and national and local conferences and submits manuscripts to peer-reviewed publications. Assists in selection, supervision, direction, evaluation and discipline of staff, and ensures their orientation, training and development; May function as project leader or supervise small number of staff to train staff in the activities related to research and program evaluation; Coordinates or directs monitoring and evaluations of departmental and contracted services including the development of designs, criteria, and procedures; Identifies grant opportunities and grant preparation for research, evaluation, needs assessment and outcome measurement projects, based on agency needs; Acts as the principal liaison with grant writers and collaborates with principals in other agencies to support grant writing activities; Monitors compliance with terms of grants received in collaboration with other program and finance staff; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:   The following knowledge and abilities are acquired through possession of Master's Degree in Social Work, Public Policy, Public Health, Public Administration   AND   Three (3) years of experience performing research and evaluation and performance outcome activities in a direct client service environment.  Experience must include completion of one (1) research project and participated in one (1) professional presentation related to human services research.  A Ph.D. in an appropriate field may substitute for one (1) year of required experience.   Possession of a California' Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.   Knowledge of: Principles of government organization and administration; Principles and techniques of fiscal and program management and direct client level services; Principles and techniques of management, supervision and training; Current trends in federal, state, and local field-relevant research and evaluation of programs and services; Researching grant acquisition sources and writing persuasive grant proposals; Best practices, evidence based practices and web-based resources, including command of the empirical literature and policies relevant to field of practice; Quantitative and qualitative research methods, including, but not limited to, research design, interviewing protocols, instrument design, sampling, data collection, etc.; Database conventions and performance measures; Standard and statistical software applications; Common computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets; Principles and methods of advanced statistical modeling such as multivariate regression analysis, categorical data analysis, structural equation modeling, etc.  Ability to: Lead research and evaluation studies and collaborate with directors and managers of County agency and departments in defining research objectives; Use research findings to recommend evidence best practices for agency programs and services and to make informed policy recommendations; Communicate effectively with a variety of governmental, academic, and community agencies orally and in writing; Write, present, and negotiate grant applications; Conceptualize research study from development of research question to analytic strategies and presentation of findings; Analyze, interpret, prepare, and present data related to research and evaluation findings to a broad audience including peer-reviewed publications; Use qualitative and quantitative research methods in applied public service settings; Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with a minimum amount of supervision; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 9/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. The Social Worker III-Unclassified positions are in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS). The recruitment process includes, employment standard review and a written examination to create an eligible list. Applicants are notified of the recruitment process by email. The Social Worker III-Unclassified attends a Social Worker Academy for approximately 14 weeks. Upon successful completion of the Academy and a favorable recommendation the incumbent may become a classified employee. These positions are alternately staffed and may be filled at the Social Worker III-Unclassified Level or Social Worker II-Unclassified Level. Candidates must submit a separate application for each level that they are interested in being considered for. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.  Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs.   Written exam is scheduled for October 2, 2019. Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments ; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction of the Registrar of Voters, plans, organizes, directs and controls one or more divisions within the Office of the Registrar of Voters; provides technical expertise; and may perform the most complex work of the division(s). Positions in this classification requires the ability to work evenings and weekends; on an as-needed basis. Knowledge and experience in election processes is a must.   The eligible list established will be used for other vacancies as they occur. Typical Tasks Assesses long-term training needs, develops and implements appropriate training;   Researches and applies election and related codes and regulations as they relate to division functions;   Provides information to other agencies, candidates, the public and others regarding the election process;   Coordinates vendor support, user training and troubleshooting for computer systems as appropriate;   Interviews, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates subordinate staff;   Resolves work-related staff problems within guidelines;   Plans for staff coverage and approves and schedules vacation requests accordingly;   Develops, implements and revises procedures and related forms;   Coordinates and supervises designated election day activities;   Reviews and takes appropriate security measures to ensure integrity of election process;   Responds to and resolves citizen concerns/complaints in a timely manner;   Maintains hardware, software and/or manual file databases;   Maintains records, computes costs and prepares reports and billing for services in accordance with program needs;   Ensures the accuracy of all ballot and informational materials and proofreads materials for correctness and completeness; Depending on the specific program assignment/s, positions are assigned any combination of the following tasks: (The following list is not intended to represent the full array of tasks an incumbent may be assigned but rather is reflective of the general nature of the work assignment and level and scope of responsibility inherent in positions allocated to this class.)   Supervises large numbers of temporary personnel during peak periods;   Oversees the nomination process, including receiving, filing and recording nomination documents such as campaign statements, declarations of candidacy, filing fees, and ballot measure arguments and rebuttals; and ensures that required signatures are obtained to place the candidate or measure on the ballot;   Prepares and circulates instructions related to all phases of the nomination and ballot process;   Develops and produces training materials including videos, handbooks, manuals, scripts, course materials for staff, voter education and outreach programs;   Provides and receives ballot request forms and verifies voter signatures;   Oversees Voter Registration, Affidavit Processing Program including updating, purging and maintaining the County voter file, researching the voter file to resolve problems and validation of voter signatures when required by law;   Oversees the preparation of the Sample Ballot and/or Voter Information Pamphlets for printing for all Federal, State, County, City, special district and recall elections;   Oversees the receiving, distribution, recovery, repair and storage of election materials and equipment;   Oversees the Absentee Ballot Program including providing and receiving of ballot request forms, recording of voters and absentee canvassing procedures;   Prepares election timetables, voting schedules, election notices and arranges for their publication;   Prepares ballot copy, pamphlet copy and/or precinct instructions, orders and prepares quotation requests and estimates production costs;   Directs the updating of precinct and district maps; maintains election precinct, jurisdictional and district boundary lines and maps; provides expertise to redistricting bodies with regard to proposed plans; implements all redistricting plans and redraws precinct boundaries in compliance with redistricting boundary changes;   Reviews and approves all polling places selected for an election;   Oversees translation process of election materials;   Supervises one or more aspects of canvass procedures following elections. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and demonstrate possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities to perform this function would typically be acquired through training and experience equivalent to graduation from college, plus one year of responsible administrative experience in work requiring the application of laws and processes related to the functions of the Registrar of Voters and one year of supervisory experience. Knowledge of: Principles of supervision and training;   Contemporary office practices and procedures;   Basic math and statistical methods;   Basic research methods;   Various complex filing and tracking systems;   Effective communication techniques;   The provisions of the United States Constitution, State of California Constitution; and the California Elections, Government, Education, and other related Codes, regulations, and requirements governing the conduct of elections and the provision of related services. Ability to: Supervise, plan and direct the work of others;   Evaluate and train employees;   Organize and establish office priorities;   Apply independent judgement and initiative;   Manage multiple projects and details under limited time demands;   Devise and adapt methods and procedures to meet changing program needs;   Speak and write effectively;   Research and apply specific laws and ordinances including those contained in: California Elections, Government, Education, and other related Codes, regulations, and requirements governing the conduct of elections and the provision of related services;   Collect, analyze and present data, perform other research and prepare reports;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and others contacted in the regular course of work;   Work evenings and weekends; on an as-needed basis. Closing Date/Time: 9/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 20, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to assist in the planning, development and evaluation of the infection control program and to conduct surveillance and reporting activities and education programs for all hospital personnel involved in patient care. Submission of a valid California Registered Nurse License is required. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. The current vacancy is located at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.  However, the established list may be used for other vacancies/locations as they occur.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Collects data for analysis, interpretation and reporting of infections;   Assists in identifying patterns and trends of infections;   Investigates disease outbreaks and clusters, and employee exposure to communicable disease;   Reports communicable diseases to the County Health Department;   Prepares summaries of surveillance and exposure activities;   Participates in follow-up or corrective action in relation to surveillance activities, as indicated by the Infection Control Supervisor, Hospital Epidemiologist and/or Infection Control Board;   Presents infection control orientation for all nursing personnel;   Assists in planning, presenting and evaluating yearly, and as needed, infection control programs for all hospital personnel involved in patient care practice;   Presents informal educational information during ward rounds as part of surveillance and consultation responsibilities;   Presents classes on specific infection control areas as indicated by assessment of hospital needs;   Assists nursing and other hospital departments in development of current, accurate policies and procedures at least every two years or whenever necessary;   Provides requested problem-solving assistance when infection control problems occur;   Performs site visits on a regular basis to assist in the development of appropriate and cost effective infection control practices;   Provides infection control consultation and representation on committees as appointed;   Assists in the planning, development and evaluation of the infection control program;   Functions, if appointed, as relief Infection Control Supervisor in his/her absence, in consultation with the Hospital Epidemiologist;   Assists Infection Control Supervisor with departmental responsibilities as needed (e.g., surveys, consultations, disseminating infection control policies, etc.);   Maintains professional development by attending and participating in professional organizations, e.g., Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (A.P.I.C.) and local Journal Club;   Attends programs and conferences in infection control and other related subjects;   Keeps abreast of current literature in the field of infection control;   Seeks learning experience to maintain knowledge and skills necessary to function as an Infection Control Nurse. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have educational preparation at the Bachelor's level (BSN), at least three years of acute care experience, and specialized training and expertise or experience in infection control in a teaching institution. Certification in Infection Control (C.I.C.) is preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 11:59 PM Pacific