County of Santa Clara

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The County of Santa Clara seeks leaders that desire to work in a fast-paced and innovative environment. The County offers great benefits and provides the opportunity to work with amazing colleagues who support our community. We aspire for candidates who will contribute to the County’s mission in planning for the needs of this dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe and prosperous community for all. With over 49 diverse departments, find your perfect career here.

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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.

   

 

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SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 29, 2021
Full Time
Under medical direction, to operate and maintain electroencephalographic (EEG), evoked potential, nerve conduction electromyography and related equipment in order to conduct standard and special electroencephalographic and other clinical neurophysiologic examinations. The current extra help position is located at O'Connor Hospital and Valley Medical Center. Graduation from an EEG technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation is required for this position. 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 providing 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 County of Santa Clara Health System 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 Operates, calibrates and makes minor repairs and/or adjustments to neurophysiological laboratory equipment; Recognizes artifacts and takes steps to eliminate the causes; Performs as a member of the surgical monitoring team while performing surgical monitoring in the area of electroencephalography and evoked potentials for Neurosurgery, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Orthopedic surgery; Recognizes and analyzes computer averaged electrical responses of the eyes, ears, and peripheral nerves and brain to appropriate stimuli; Selects appropriate electrode placement relevant to modality of evoked potential being utilized; Applies recording electrodes using standard 10-20 required measured positions on the patient's head and checks their performance with impedance meter; Selects recording electrode combination (montages) as well as special combinations of recording electrodes and stimulus electrodes; Obtains standard recordings; Performs complex and specialized examinations such as: geriatric, adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care monitoring, electrocorticography, and evoked potential studies; Assists chief technologist in training and orienting extra help and new technologists; Conducts short term and long term video monitoring using acquired skills in video monitoring and EEG testing techniques; Operates new EEG equipment involving intermediate and long term monitoring, including setting up and monitoring EEG on weekends, nights and in synchrony with sleep studies in the pediatric unit; Conducts initial evaluation in consultation with physician to assess amount of sedation required and determination of withdrawal of sedation; Teaches and monitors intensive care staff including neonatologists, pediatricians and neurosurgical staff, in long term monitoring of patients' EEG patterns; Assists physician during insertion of depth electrodes; Continually monitors and replays recorded EEG data to provide physicians with critical patient information in the setting of seizures and use of central nervous system medications; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Certification of registration as an Electroencephalographic Technologist by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists (ABRET). Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: the required knowledge and abilities are obtained through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent AND graduation from an EEG technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or three (3) years' experience in EEG and Evoked Potentials. Knowledge of: Major neurological, neurosurgical, psychiatric, toxic, and metabolic conditions or other factors which may affect cerebral electrical activity; The neuroanatomy (descriptive and functional) and neurophysiology of the central nervous system; Methods and techniques of obtaining standard range of various types of EEGs; Emergency procedures for care of acutely ill patients; First aid procedures for all types of seizures; Medications used by and for clinical neurophysiology patients, including sedatives; Significance of other neurodiagnostic studies (CAT, arteriogram, etc). Short and long term EEG video monitoring; Sedated patient assessment and sedation withdrawal; Ability to: Operate, calibrate, and make minor repairs and/or adjustments to laboratory equipment; Recognize artifacts and take steps to eliminate the causes; Work with patients safely and sympathetically, interview patients to obtain information, and gain patient's cooperation in the conducting of tests; Recognize unusual behavior patterns in patients and deal with emergency situations effectively; Assist physician with insertion of depth electrodes; Reply recorded EEG data and identify abnormalities; Keep routine records and maintain files; Learn to perform more complex and specialized examinations such as: intensive care monitoring, surgical monitoring, electrocorticography, evoked potential studies. Operate short term and long term video EEG equipment; Train hospital staff in EEG video monitoring techniques; Apply electrodes using collodian and wrapping patient's head; Assist physician during insertion of depth electrodes; Replay recorded EEG data and identify abnormalities. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program cares for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, age 12 and older, who seek medical treatment and evidence collection after assault. This program is based at SCVMC but provides SAFE services via mobile response to the following hospital facilities: Stanford Hospital ED, the Children's Advocacy Center, and St. Louise Regional Hospital ED. The Nurse Coordinator - Sexual Assault Nurse Exam is expected to work collaboratively with Sexual Assault Response Team partner agencies and follow protocols established by the County and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Program. 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 #indsp Typical Tasks Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area; Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary; Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance; Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility; Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program; Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community; Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care; Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies; Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations; Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients; Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area; Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care; Develops and maintains policies and procedures; Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients; Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease; Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members; Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary; Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs; Participates in Quality Improvement activities; May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources; May participate in conducting clinical research activities; May assist with experimental protocols; Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to perform and coordinate moderate to complex tasks in technical, administrative, office management, and medical secretarial work in a clinical and academic medical setting. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Health System at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Relieves the physicians of routine administrative details, such as preparing expense requests, monitoring expense funds, making travel arrangements, preparing and tracking physician time-off requests/reports, etc.; Takes minutes at meetings and prepares draft summaries for distribution; Maintains office files and records, including those of a confidential nature; Performs medical transcription from machine recordings; Prepares charge documents for physicians according to required guidelines; Performs patient relations duties, which may include handling prescription refills, scheduling appointments, preparing insurance/disability forms and Treatment Authorization Requests (TARS) for signature, requesting medical records, and obtaining accurate patient information; Prepares from machine dictation or written material a variety of documents, including but not limited to protocols, manuscripts for publication, grant requests, lecture materials, etc.; Screens office visitors and telephone callers, meets the public, directs callers/visitors to other departments or individuals as appropriate; Participates in department/division schedule production for physician clinical assignments, conferences, etc.; Independently composes routine letters and other documents from notes or oral directions; Performs and assists management with payroll activities; May participate in office staff training and coordination of assignments or projects; Maintains the calendar of the physician(s); Maintains record-retention plan according to specific hospital/departmental policies; Orders office and/or medical supplies within established guidelines; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities are attained through five (5) years of administrative/secretarial experience, at least three (3) of which must be in a healthcare environment, to include two (2) years of experience performing medical transcription from machine recordings. Such work must have included providing responsible office support to management and/or physician staff and administering or coordinating office activities. - OR - Possession of an Associate's degree in Biology, Physiology, Chemistry or a related field, or possession of a medical certification, can substitute for two years of experience. Special Requirements Department may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 50 Net WPM depending on departmental need. Knowledge of: Medical terminology; Medical transcription; Functions and basic office operations of a medical administrative office; Modern office methods and practices; Medical and business correspondence formats; Medical billing and coding; Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation; Word-processing, database maintenance, report writing and applicable software. Ability to: Provide varied medical secretarial, office, and administrative assistance to clinical management or physician staff; Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and follow-up on assignments; Use initiative and independent judgement within established guidelines; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Compose correspondence independently or from brief instructions; Organize and maintain accurate records and files; Operate standard office equipment, including computer; Transcribe medical records, correspondence, and memoranda from machine recordings; Type with speed, accuracy and efficiency. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge to assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations. Clinical Nurse III would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience. The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to survivors of sexual violence and intimate partner violence. This includes a medical evidentiary exam, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, digital imaging, referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, support and participation in legal proceedings. The SANE is expected to work collaboratively with Sexual Assault Response Team partner agencies and follow protocols established by the County and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Program. The SCVMC Adult/Adolescent SAFE Program cares for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, age 12 and older, who seek medical treatment and evidence collection after assault. This program is based at SCVMC but provides SAFE services via mobile response to the following hospital facilities: Stanford Hospital ED, the Children's Advocacy Center, and St. Louise Hospital ED. Clinical Nurse III- Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Adult/Adolescent Positions available in the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner units at each hospital include: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed above. 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 us and follow us on: Employee Benefits I Why Join Us Website I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Facebook I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital LinkedIn | Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital 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. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform, analyze, and interpret a variety of both routine standardized and less routine clinical laboratory testing procedures; to develop and maintain specialized laboratory equipment and procedures. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Calibrates test equipment and instruments; Carries out and interprets existing laboratory routines, methods, and procedures; Independently performs laboratory testing procedures and may be required to perform testing within established limits in several laboratory sections; Reviews quality control records to determine whether test results are accurate within prescribed limits and makes necessary adjustments; Regularly maintains quality control programs consistent with specific laboratory policies and procedures; Regularly maintains all equipment relevant to assigned area according to equipment specifications and established laboratory policies and procedures and performs emergency repair, as required; Assists other laboratory personnel with problems that they are unable to resolve; Orients and trains students and new employees; Collects specimens from patients; Maintains adequate records, such as worksheets, logs, inventory lists, QC (Quality Control) checklists, and other laboratory records as needed; Prepares reagents, stains, and other test/procedure materials; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through three (3) years of full-time experience equivalent to a Clinical Laboratory Scientist I in the County of Santa Clara. Special Requirement Possession of a valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Bioanalyst, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Chemist, or Clinical Microbiologist license, issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services, as appropriate for the area of specialization. is required. Knowledge of: Modern training methods; Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals, and hazardous waste; Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, and practices related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology; Use, care, maintenance, repair, and inventory of various laboratory equipment, instruments, and supplies; Normal and abnormal test results; Quality control methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory. Ability to: Provide support and assistance utilizing teamwork to resolve problems and promote achievement of common goals; Train all levels of laboratory personnel in technical laboratory procedures and equipment usage; Calibrate, troubleshoot, adjust, and maintain highly sensitive laboratory equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and established laboratory, procedures; make necessary emergency equipment repairs; Review the work of students and other laboratory personnel, checking for accuracy within specifications; Independently perform standard, complex, and non-routine clinical laboratory tests accurately and with skill; Collect specimens from patients with skill, patience, and tact; Be sensitive, courteous, and responsive; Maintain records and prepare technical, factual reports of test results; Follow written and oral technical directions; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Evaluate normal and abnormal test results. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision of the Director of Nursing is responsible for monitoring and coordinating administrative and nursing services on an assigned shift; perform special functions as assigned, e.g. nurse recruiter. 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, St. Louise Regional Hospital and the Custody Health Services in the County Jail. 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 established list may be used for full-time/part-time/extra help vacancies as they occur. Locations include: O'Connor Hospital, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, St. Louise Regional Hospital, Acute Psychiatric Services and Custody Health Services. 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 utilization of staff and distribution of work load with respect to organization, fiscal management and social, political, professional and specialization trends in nursing practice. Assesses needs of clinical nursing staff in relation to human and environmental resources required for implementation of patient care programs for the assigned shift. Assesses staffing needs in collaboration with Administrative Nurse III and IV for an assigned shift. Planning Participates on nursing and hospital committees. Collaborates with Administrative Nurse III and IV to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends. Collaborates with Administrative Nurse III and IV to prepare annual budget for nursing. Collaborates with Administrative Nurse III and IV to determine staff development needs of nursing. Collaborates with Administrative Nurse III and IV to determine staff development needs of nursing personnel on assigned shift. Implementation Utilizes resources available to assign and redistribute staff to respond to patient needs. Identifies and assists in resolution of patient or visitor problems and communicates to administrative and clinical personnel when appropriate. Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality nursing care. Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills. Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards and JCAHO. Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication with clinical nursing staff, administrative nursing personnel, paraprofessionals and other departments in the broader institution. Collaborates with Administrative Nurse III and IV to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary. Facilitates and coordinates delivery of patient care with other professional staff and support services. Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems. Initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts. Interprets hospital policies and regulations to nursing staff members, other hospital disciplines, visitors and patients and ensures conformity to same. Evaluation Participates in employee evaluation process with Administrative Nurse III and IV. Monitors implementation of nursing and patient care standards to ensure quality control. Reviews patterns of care and unusual occurrences to identify implications for educational change and practice or other organizational factors. Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality nursing care. Annually evaluates own professional performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals. Employment Standards Possession of a license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a diploma or an associate degree in nursing and three years of clinical experience, two of which must have included supervisory or administrative responsibilities; or a baccalaureate degree in nursing and two years of clinical experience, one of which must have included supervisory or administrative responsibilities; a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline e.g. business administration or hospital administration and one year of clinical experience, six months of which must have included supervisory or administrative responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline is preferred. The knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of the duties of this position. Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of complex and/or difficult paraprofessional legal duties in support of Attorneys in the Office of the County Counsel for a wide variety of legal practice areas. Incumbents assist in the preparation of civil or quasi-civil cases for trial or other legal proceedings, prepare legal documents and instruments, conduct interviews and meetings, perform legal research, and prepare written memoranda; all under the general supervision/direction and review of an attorney. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice. The Office is recruiting to fill several Senior Paralegal positions. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities as well as proficiency with interpersonal, client and customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Senior Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five percent (5%) premium pay. Positions that are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members. Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Establishes procedures for organizing and processing work; May provide training to County agency personnel regarding impacts of new legislation, court decisions, or other legal changes; May have responsibility for highly specialized and complex assignments requiring a high level of independence, including the organization of documents used in civil litigation or other legal proceedings, including discovery, motions, trials, and appeals, or in the preparation of contracts, agreements, ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures, etc.; May perform complex legal research in which issues are not readily defined and a substantial amount of research is required from a variety of references; May prepare and assist County Counsel attorneys called to provide information at court or administrative hearings; May provide direction and coaching to Paralegals, paralegal interns, trainees, or other staff; Collects, compiles, and prepares documents responsive to subpoenas and requests under the California Public Records Act (CPRA); Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are complex and may require a significant amount of original writing; Collects, organizes, and summarizes a wide variety of documents, information, materials, reports, and evidence; Interviews clients, witnesses, and others; Drafts subpoenas, written discovery, and pleadings using templates; Researches, compiles, studies, evaluates, and summarizes laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities for use in the preparation of cases, appeals, opinions, motions, pleadings, petitions, interrogatories, briefs, declarations, judgments, laws, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, policies, and other legal actions and documents; Performs basic legal research under the direction of an attorney; identifies issues relevant to the subject; Analyzes and evaluates information and documentation; prepares and communicates responses to such information, as directed; Assists attorneys in preparing pleadings and motions; checks legal citations; and drafts declarations and other related documents; Organizes, indexes, and/or summarizes motion/trial binders, evidence, and research results, including reviewing opinions, testimony, and other documents or reports relevant to the matter; and prepares exhibits as directed; Logs and tracks cases to ensure that timelines are met; Arranges for the presence of witnesses for deposition, trial, or other legal proceedings; assists attorneys with preparing witnesses for testimony; and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions; Files legal documents with court or other adjudicative bodies, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases; May assist attorneys in court and administrative hearings by taking notes, distributing materials, and coordinating witnesses; Assists in the tracking and responding to persons who have filed claims against the County; Uses standard office machines (computer, printer, scanner, etc.) and business software (Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and/or specialized equipment, applications, or procedures, as needed; Works within a legal office case management and billing system; Maintains confidentiality consistent with ethical obligations, attorney-client privilege, and attorney work product protections; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities attained through possession of one of the following, per Government Code 6450(c): (1) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association (ABA); (2) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject, and one (1) year of law-related, attorney-supervised* experience; with a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, and three (3) years of law-related, attorney-supervised* experience; with a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003 per Government Code 6450(c). AND One (1) year of experience as a paralegal. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards per Government Code 6450(d) - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation; General office practices, procedures, and equipment used; Principles of legal writing, formatting, and use of correct legal forms or documents; Legal terminology; Federal, State, or appellate court rules and procedures and/or administrative or regulatory agency rules and procedures; County organization and departments, programs, policies, and services for obtaining information, materials, records, and documentation; ability to use the knowledge when dealing with other public and private agencies, firms, etc.; Interviewing to obtain information from witnesses and other persons; Ethics of law practice; Civil and/or administrative law processes and judicial structure. Ability to: Prepare complex legal papers that may require a significant amount of original writing; Perform advanced legal research and writing using on-line legal research programs and printed materials to summarize and present information in a clear and concise manner; Logically and accurately read, understand, analyze, and interpret applicable statutes, court decisions, ordinances, court rules, codes, laws, policies, procedures, and other legal documents; Draft, review, proofread, and edit reports, pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery, contracts, policies and procedures, correspondence, case files, memoranda, records, etc.; Gather, prepare, analyze, and organize all types of documents, materials, and evidence; Operate various office equipment, including computer hardware and software; Utilize computerized case management, document management, e-discovery, and billing systems; Work independently to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, follow up on assignments; and effectively re-prioritize assignments as necessary; Maintain confidentiality consistent with ethical obligations, attorney-client privilege, and attorney work product protections; Work cooperatively with a variety of groups and individuals while establishing and maintaining effective professional interpersonal working relationships with all levels of employees, elected and appointed officials, management, colleagues, attorneys, and the public; Identify and assess issues of factual and legal significance; Understand and follow written or oral instructions; Communicate clearly, logically, and effectively, both orally and in writing; Coach and train other staff. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The PM II will report to the PM III responsible for the Division of Equity and Social Justice. This Program Manager II will plan, direct, coordinate, evaluate, supervise, and manage the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement. This office is focused on advancing the welfare of vulnerable worker populations through enforcement of labor laws, public education, and quality public service. In addition to the employment standards, candidates must also have experience in labor standards enforcement and the following three areas: Experience with compliance, or policy analysis. Facilitating partnerships with multi-disciplinary stakeholder groups including community-based organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders. Experience in crafting and implementing strategic plans, program proposals, or outreach and education campaigns. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; Principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, prepares specimens for medical laboratory tests and performs related functions. Please Note: Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online written examination tentatively scheduled for the week of Tuesday, January 4, 2022, through Monday, January 10, 2022. 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 Admits and accessions specimens into information systems; Labels, centrifuges and aliquots specimens; Prepares blood components, reagents and culture media to be used in performing laboratory tests; Reads and records temperatures and other quality control data, checks alarm systems on refrigerators, incubators and other laboratory equipment; May perform phlebotomy on adult and pediatric patients; Performs pre-analytical preparation of specimens; Responds to and initiates telephone communications regarding test results, procedures, identification of specimens and classification of orders; When assigned to the morgue, may assist pathologists in the performance of autopsy duties, admitting and releasing bodies and conducting body census; Directs patients to the appropriate services throughout the organization; Operates automated specimen transport and pre-analytical systems; Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment; Troubleshoots laboratory equipment and reports problems to the appropriate supervisor; Performs weekly, monthly, and semi-annual chemical safety monitoring; Keeps laboratory and laboratory equipment in an orderly and sanitary condition; Removes waste including biomedical, chemical and regular waste; Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards A certificate in Phlebotomy issued by the State of California is required for some positions. Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities would normally be acquired through successful completion of high school or its equivalency including or supplemented by courses in high school science plus one year of experience in medical laboratory services equivalent to the Medical Laboratory Assistant I. One year of college including a course in chemistry or a related laboratory science would be considered an equivalent substitution for the year of experience. A valid California driver's license is required at time of appointment. Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Knowledge of: The use and care of laboratory and related medical equipment; Laboratory and hospital information systems; General science, laboratory techniques and procedures; Occupational hazards (including biohazards) and safety precautions required in laboratory work; Organizational structure of laboratories, hospitals and clinics; Appropriate customer service. Ability to: Follow oral and written directions of a technical nature in exact detail; Perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures and make accurate; Observations of results; Gain cooperation of patients in highly stressful settings; Multi-task; Work effectively in a high volume, fast paced environment; Perform basic laboratory manipulative techniques. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties in support of Attorneys in the Office of the County Counsel for a wide variety of legal practice areas. Incumbents assist in the preparation of civil or quasi-civil cases for trial or other legal proceedings, prepare legal documents and instruments, conduct interviews and meetings, perform legal research, and prepare written memoranda; all under the general supervision/direction and review of an attorney. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice. The Office is recruiting to fill several Paralegal positions. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities and proficiency with interpersonal, client, customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five-percent (5%) premium pay. Positions that are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members. Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online multiple- choice examination. The examination link will be available tentatively between December 20, 2021 through December 27, 2021. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Collects, compiles, and prepares documents responsive to subpoenas and requests under the California Public Records Act (CPRA); Drafts and prepares a wide variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports, which may require original writing; Collects, organizes, and summarizes a wide variety of documents, information, materials, reports, and evidence; Interviews clients, witnesses, and others; Drafts subpoenas, written discovery, and pleadings using templates; Researches, compiles, studies, evaluates, and summarizes laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities for use in the preparation of cases, appeals, opinions, motions, pleadings, petitions, interrogatories, briefs, declarations, judgments, laws, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, policies, and other legal actions and documents; Performs basic legal research under the direction of an attorney; identifies issues relevant to the subject; Analyzes and evaluates information and documentation; prepares and communicates responses to such information, as directed; Assists attorneys in preparing pleadings and motions; checks legal citations; and drafts declarations and other related documents; Organizes, indexes, and/or summarizes motion/trial binders, evidence, and research results, including reviewing opinions, testimony, and other documents or reports relevant to the matter; and prepares exhibits as directed; Logs and tracks cases to ensure that timelines are met; Arranges for the presence of witnesses for deposition, trial, or other legal proceedings; assists attorneys with preparing witnesses for testimony; and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions; Files legal documents with court or other adjudicative bodies, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases; May assist County Counsel attorneys in court and administrative hearings by taking notes, distributing materials, and coordinating witnesses; Assists in tracking and responding to persons who have filed claims against the County; Uses standard office machines (computer, printer, scanner, etc.) and business software (Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and/or specialized equipment, applications, or procedures, as needed; Works within a legal office case management and billing system; Maintains confidentiality consistent with ethical obligations, attorney-client privilege, and attorney work product protections; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of one of the following, per Government Code 6450(c): (1) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association (ABA); (2) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject, and one (1) year of law-related, attorney-supervised* experience; with a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, and three (3) years of law-related, attorney-supervised* experience; with a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003 per Government Code 6450(c). *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards per Government Code 6450(d) - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation; General office practices, procedures, and equipment used; Principles of legal writing, formatting, and use of correct legal forms or documents; Legal terminology; Federal, State, or appellate court rules and procedures and/or administrative or regulatory agency rules and procedures; County organization and departments, programs, policies, and services for obtaining information, materials, records, and documentation; ability to use the knowledge when dealing with other public and private agencies, firms, etc.; Basic interviewing to obtain information from witnesses and other persons; Ethics of law practice; Civil and/or administrative law processes and judicial structure; Ability to: Perform legal research and writing using on-line legal research programs and printed materials to summarize and present information in a clear and concise manner; Logically and accurately read, understand, analyze, and interpret applicable statutes, ordinances, court rules, codes, laws, policies, procedures, and other legal documents; Draft, review, proofread, and edit reports, pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery, contracts, policies and procedures, correspondence, case files, memoranda, records, etc.; Gather, prepare, analyze, and organize all types of documents, materials, and evidence; Operate various office equipment, including computer hardware and software; Utilize computerized case management, document management, e-discovery, and billing systems; Work independently to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, follow up on assignments; and effectively re-prioritize assignments as necessary; Maintain confidentiality consistent with ethical obligations, attorney-client privilege, and attorney work product protections; Work cooperatively with a variety of groups and individuals while establishing and maintaining effective professional interpersonal working relationships with all levels of employees, elected and appointed officials, management, colleagues, attorneys, and the public; Identify and assess issues of factual and legal significance; Understand and follow written or oral instructions; Communicate clearly, logically, and effectively, both orally and in writing. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to perform a broad scope of communicable disease investigation, intervention, and education activities; to locate, interview, and counsel infected individuals and contacts; to arrange linkage to care and appropriate testing and treatment for control purposes; and to provide health education on communicable disease prevention and control. The established eligible list will be used to fill vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc.) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. 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 Reviews faxed and/or electronic lab reports, understands laboratory tests and other diagnostic test results, and conducts record searches to determine if the client/patient is a new or existing case in the system; Locates cases, suspected cases, and contacts of communicable diseases; Coordinates with medical providers, laboratories, and other health departments to secure and transmit medical and laboratory information related to clients/patients; Assists clients/patients in receiving examination, testing, and treatment; Interviews and advises clients/patients who are at risk for, or have, a communicable disease, elicits the name of contacts and detailed information about the client/patient's personal behavior, including the location of potential disease transmission; Monitors diagnostic work-up of clients/patients; Counsels clients/patients on behavior change/maintenance or lifestyle change actions that need to be initiated, educates about health risks, and promotes behavioral changes to reduce risks; Motivates patients to adhere to treatment recommendations and identifies and implements interventions that support treatment compliance and overcome barriers; Conducts field investigations and gathers data through interviews with contacts, suspects, and cases suspected of or having been in contact with a communicable disease; Conducts environmental assessments to determine the risk of transmission; Enters and maintains confidential client/patient data into electronic health records, State disease surveillance and/or local databases; documents progress notes; and accesses patient information, such as lab results and treatment verification; Evaluates and addresses the integrity, quality, and completeness of data entered into disease surveillance databases; Maintains epidemiological record of clients/patients, contacts and suspects; Reports client/patient situations involving suspected abuse and neglect to authorities; Consults and communicates with State and other health departments, laboratories, hospitals, medical providers, and other agencies regarding communicable disease-related issues; Gathers information about illnesses and cases from school clerks/nurses, medical providers, healthcare facilities, restaurants, etc.; Provides communicable disease information to the public, educators, and health care professionals; Provides standard information and recommendations about disease management, diagnostic and treatment guidelines, and techniques for counseling to clients/patients and medical providers; Communicates the role of the Public Health Department to clients/patients, medical providers, laboratory personnel, and the public; Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with community partners to elicit client/patient information and access particular populations; Serves Health and Safety Code letters, including isolation and quarantine orders and public health orders to test for source of substantial exposure; Prepares reports and correspondence; Assists clinicians at sexually transmitted infection clinics by conducting interviews and providing testing as indicated by specific programs; Facilitates a weekly sexually-transmitted disease (STD) specimen collection clinic; Schedules clients/patients for testing and treatment; Performs phlebotomy for blood testing, rapid human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus (HIV/HCV) testing, and other sexually-transmitted infection testing; assists clients with self-collected specimens, provides pre- and post-testing counseling, and makes referrals to medical providers; Administers TB tests and participates in follow-up of patients with tuberculosis, including directly observed therapy, as needed; Transports patients to hospitals for further treatment; Submits, or assists with transporting, specimens for laboratory testing; Provides Patient Delivered Partner Therapy and Field Delivered Therapy to clients/patients and delivers other sexually transmitted infection treatment medications prescribed by clinician; Makes referrals to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), postexposure prophylaxis (PEP), medical providers, substance abuse treatment services, domestic violence, mental health, and other community resources, as appropriate; Assists with communicable disease outbreak investigations and disease control efforts, including gathering information, interviewing clients/patients, and presenting the information to the communicable disease team; Participates in quality improvement activities, as directed; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related duties, 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 required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences, Public Health, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, or closely related field, and One (1) year of work experience in communicable disease control. Special Requirements: Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Within 12 months of appointment, some positions require satisfactory completion of, and thereafter, maintenance of, required training related to assignment, which may include but is not limited to tuberculin skin testing, Passport to Partner Services, Basic Counseling Skills Training, California HIV Test Counselor certification, Certified Phlebotomy Technician I, Fundamentals of Street Safety, Training/Operations for Safety Around Field Encounters, and/or Advanced Sexually Transmitted Disease Intervention, or their equivalent. Knowledge of: Disease etiology, methods of transmission, control procedures, manifestations, natural history, and diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases; Standard techniques of communicable disease control; Diagnostic tests for communicable diseases; The function and responsibility of the Public Health Department; Investigation, interviewing, and counseling techniques and principles; Personal safety techniques; Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; State STD and HIV/HCV mandates when assigned to the STD/HIV program; Electronic data management systems; Standard office practices and procedures and use of common computer applications and equipment. Ability to: Establish rapport with and gain confidence and trust of patients of varied cultures, races/ethnicities, languages, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identities and expression, religious beliefs, immigration status, national origins, abilities, medical comorbidities, and personalities; Conduct interviews of a very sensitive nature in a respectful and non-judgmental manner; Recognize the role of economic, cultural, social, and behavioral factors while interviewing and performing investigation activities and adapt approaches accordingly; Exercise initiative and tact in tracing contacts and bringing them in to seek testing and treatment; Work with and around blood-borne pathogens and other infectious diseases utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment; Apply working knowledge of medical terms and technology to enable discussion and explanation of communicable diseases with professional and nonprofessional people; Display high standards of conduct and ethics and understand the impact of violating confidentiality standards on the patient, program, self, and others; Participate in community activities involving public health; Maintain accurate and confidential records and prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence; Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; Follow and refer to Federal, State, and local guidelines and established protocols; Work independently, handling a number of clients/patients simultaneously; Work in office, clinic, and field settings; Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team; Utilize communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills; Obtain and maintain required certifications. Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within the Sheriff's Office Correctional facility, and to transport inmates from the Sheriff's Office Correctional 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 behaviors. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility, which extends throughout California when engaged in duties described in Penal Code Section 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, January 8, 2022. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 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 the shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and ensures that the work is performed properly; Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband; Books arrestees into jail, including recording custody information and 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; Motivates 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 to 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; Conducts 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 provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May appear in court to testify; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a current (within the last three (3) years) California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certificate. 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 for and maintain a County driver authorization. Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is 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 based on established medical standards or current STC or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness 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. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. County employees in the Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. 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; Reasonable accommodations related to cognitive and physical disabilities of incarcerated individuals in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA); First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.); Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. 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; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies; Exercise sensitivity, empathy, impartiality, conscientiousness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and emotional control; Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 20, 2021
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, January 8, 2022. 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 cancellation 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
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a very large County program. This position will oversee a division responsible for directing efforts aimed at advancing racial equity and critical incident support across all programs, services, and initiatives within BHSD through healing centered and trauma informed systems transformation. This Program Manager III will be responsible for multi-disciplinary, multi-departmental coordination across the County system and departments on behalf of the department in support of its Racial Equity and Diversity initiative, critical incident response logistics, and enhancing communication and relationships of all employees in BHSD. Critical incidents such as local wildfires and the local mass shooting have required timely and trauma-informed behavioral health support response in the community. This position will be critical in overseeing logistics and planning for the department's response in providing support for those affected. This position will be expected to be activated, on-call, to provide logistical support and coordination when critical incidents occur. The ideal candidate would possess: Experience with disaster management and critical incident response support for a large department or organization. General familiarity with trauma-informed systems transformation. Experience working on initiatives centered around racial equity and diversity. Experience with the development of inter-department communication to connect employees with one another. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Handles complex coordination between County, local and State resources; Prepares staff reports and comprehensive detailed plans with Countywide impact; Works closely with cross departmental staff at all levels of the organization; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Seven (7) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; four (4) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a very large County program. In the field of behavioral health, there is a professional shortage statewide that continues to impact the Department's ability, as well as that of the network of providers, to hire and retain clinical staff. This position will work on an overarching strategy for hiring, recruitment and retention of clinical staff. This position will develop a residency program and career pathway to assist with the development of a trajectory for clinical staff. This position will also assist with development of a management training track, onboarding strategy for Behavioral Health employees and personnel development pathway for Behavioral Health employees. This position is a standalone position that will work with the various managers in the department. Formal supervision of staff will not be a primary function of this position The ideal candidate would possess: Experience in workforce development training and workshop facilitation. Experience with general Human Resource processes in a municipal or behavioral health setting. Experience with facilitating trainings to all levels of employees in a large department or organizational setting. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Handles complex coordination between County, local and State resources; Prepares staff reports and comprehensive detailed plans with Countywide impact; Works closely with cross departmental staff at all levels of the organization; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties 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 required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Seven (7) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; four (4) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes, and the apprehension of law violators; to provide security to the Superior Court and the service of civil process issued by the Court; and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. The Deputy Sheriff - Lateral recruitment is for applicants who currently work or recently worked at a POST approved law enforcement agency performing duties comparable to a Deputy Sheriff at Santa Clara County. It is also for those who have recently graduated from a POST approved law enforcement academy. Those seeking to start a career in law enforcement would want to refer to the Deputy Sheriff - Cadet Unclassified job bulletin. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, January 8, 2022. Typical Tasks he following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 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 crimes; 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; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units). Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of an active (within the last three (3) years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate; Current First Aid and CPR certificates; Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current POST or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness 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. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. 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 (CPR); Geography of local area; Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Acquire, retain, and apply police knowledge, procedures, and departmental policies; Express oneself clearly and concisely in English, both 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 stressful 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 for specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand-held radios; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing, and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 20, 2021
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, January 8 , 2022 . 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 cancellation 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
Nov 19, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, is responsible for the planning, development, organization, management, administration and evaluation of one or more major social services programs, employment and benefit services programs or special projects. This Social Services Program Manager (SSPM) III is the senior level in the SSPM series. Under the direction of executive management, incumbents have a great deal of discretion and operate with considerable independence in decision-making. Programs/district offices at this level are characterized as being very large in size, of the highest complexity and responsibility, or having a major impact on the Agency or County as a whole. Incumbents may be responsible for providing either a very large comprehensive service or a wide variety of related services of a highly sensitive nature serving a client population of very diverse interests. Programs have significant sensitivity and a high degree of private and/or governmental interaction. Incumbents use independent judgment to perform specialized, diverse, complex assignments, which may require extensive coordination and collaboration with other Social Services Agency departments, County departments, and outside agencies. SSPM IIIs are experts in Agency resources and specific subject areas who are significantly involved with developing and implementing policy and procedures for the Agency. They perform the most sensitive, controversial, and technically complex assignments, serve as leaders on multifaceted programs, and may take a leadership role as part of state-wide and local task forces or committees designed to conduct strategic and county-wide planning efforts. The SSPM III is a Senior Leader within DFCS and will oversee the Administrative Support Bureau and will be charged with leading efforts to address and resolve systemic issues, which are issues inherent in the overall system and may require a change to the structure, organization, or policies. The SSPM III will address improvement using data; defining, measuring, and improving outcomes; performing reviews of practices and outcomes. The SSPM III will also address operational issues, which are issues that arise in the process of how something is accomplished within DFCS including current practice, operational policy, and procedures. The SSPMIII will provide case consultation, as needed on complex matters such as but not limited to critical incidents, near fatalities, child fatalities, high-risk referrals and cases, referrals, and cases with significant child welfare history. The SSPM III will oversee (plan, direct, monitor and assess) the work of SSPM II(s) or other level Manager(s). The established eligible list may be used to fill subsequent SSPM III - DFCS vacancies as they occur. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the Social Services Agency activities of one or more programs/operations composed of staff of various job classifications and bargaining unit associations. Deals with all personnel aspects of staff, including recruitment, exam development, hiring training, evaluation, mentoring and progressive discipline. Provides technical resources to subordinate professional and technical staff for successful performance of their jobs. Provides case consultation which may be individually based or family focused or in regard to a new program, as part of direction and guidance, and mentoring. Assists in the formation of administrative policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. Assists in determination of the scope, character, and service delivery system of social services in the County of Santa Clara. Initiates and evaluates recommendations on goals, policies, plans, projects, programs and outcomes to meet community needs. Provides effective feedback to state and federal authorities on development of pending legislation or regulations and works with these representatives to ensure appropriate interpretation of requirements. Has responsibility for assuring compliance with Federal, State and County mandates relative to the programs assigned. Ensures and assesses service delivery system and customer satisfaction. Negotiates with bargaining units regarding contracts and other personnel issues. Develops visible and highly recognized partnerships with community organizations and other County departments or agencies; maintains liaison and represents Agency in contacts with public and private organizations, individual members of the public, and the Board of Supervisors. Develops public education/media campaigns, and delivers oral and written presentations to internal and external agencies and organizations. Responsible for contract administration, including the solicitation process, and monitors contract agencies and community based organizations. May give depositions, testify in court, meet and coordinate with law enforcement, County Counsel and other legal entities. Works with state and other agencies on interpretation of rulings involving court orders or decisions, legal mandates, or policy changes. Coordinates automation of program processes and general Agency support for staff and customers. Researchs funding alternatives, and administers public funds and any other type of funds, including grant funding. Develops justifications for budget requests on staffing, new programs, equipment, capital programs, maintenance and enhancement of existing programs, and initiates Performance Based Budgeting, including corrective action plans. Prepares reports and correspondence. Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in a behavioral science, social work, or closely related field and extensive supervisory or administrative experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the typical tasks. Typically, allocation to a Social Services Program Manager I requires at least three (3) years of supervisory or administrative experience in the field of human services; allocation to a Social Services Program Manager II requires at least five (5) years of supervisory or administrative experience in the field of human services with at least three (3) years of management experience in a social services agency or program; allocation to a Social Services Program Manager III requires at least seven (7) years of supervisory or administrative experience in the field of human services with at least five (5) years of management experience in a social services agency or program. Experience Note: At least four (4) years experience working in supervision and administration in a social work setting with children and families or adult and aging clients may be required for specific program assignments in the Department of Family and Children's Services or the Department of Adult and Aging Services. Other requirements include sufficient education, training and experience, which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledges and abilities. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of administration, management, organization, supervision, budget preparation, personnel and financial administration, and community relations. Program planning and development principles and techniques. Operation and functions of public assistance and social service agencies, including social services objectives applicable to areas of responsibility. Diversity issues as they impact the local community. Training and instructional methods and techniques. Current capabilities, processes, and applications of automation Program evaluation tools and techniques. Principal public and private resources available to the community for referral or utilization in social services programs. Laws, regulations and administrative guidelines which affect employment, training or public assistance and other social services applicable to areas of responsibility. Labor laws and administrative policies governing memoranda of understanding with various labor organizations. Welfare and Institutions Codes. Health and safety standards (such as ADA, OSHA, etc.) Ability to: Effectively plan, organize and direct the activities of a variety of social work or employment and benefits program services and offices. Effectively select and hire staff, supervise subordinate managers (and other staff) and ensure appropriate orientation, training and development of program personnel. Effectively allocate resources and personnel. Develop and maintain internal operational procedures and policies for the programs/offices assigned. Interpret and assure the appropriate implementation of State and Federal regulations pertaining to the various programs assigned and keep abreast of developments related to program activities. Analyze procedures, data and other pertinent reports and recommend a course of action. Apply principles and theories of casework in a consultative and managerial capacity. Optimally utilize technology to automate processes and educate public on social service programs. Direct the development and preparation of a variety of plans, which include major needs assessments, demographic data, survey results and program designs. Consult with and advise the Department Director or other executive management staff on the activities, status and fiscal impact of programs or new program requirements. Establish cooperative and effective relationships with representatives of Federal, State and local agencies, other county agencies and departments, community resources, the general public, and others contacted in the course of work. Prepare and present oral and written reports clearly and concisely. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse population. Create a customer friendly environment. Effectively represent the Agency before the Board of Supervisors, at meetings with State and Federal agency representatives and before other representatives, boards, commissions or citizen groups. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 19, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to plan and organize activities focused on research and evaluation of an agency/department's program and service performance outcomes; to implement and validate new service technologies and best practice models of service delivery; and to establish partnerships with other agencies departments in support of improving programs and services through research and evaluation. In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate must possess experience in one or more of the following areas: Has recent experience conducting research, evaluation, and/or special studies in public health, health, and/or healthcare or a closely related fieldHas recent experience with advanced statistical modeling in public health, health, healthcare or a closely related fieldHas recent experience working with datasets to determine population size in defined geographic areas, including but not limited to the US Census, the American Community Survey, and/or other sources of population dataHas recent experience in public health informatics. The ideal candidate has experience in at least one of the following areas: Developing and coordinating special studies with academic partners; coordinating data sharing with academic partners and other institutions such as government partners, including working with administrative teams, legal counsel and compliance; and working with stakeholders to define priorities for research and evaluation and implement studies Developing and applying statistical models in an applied setting, including researching and specifying statistical methods and approaches, developing analytic plans, analyzing data, communicating results, and assisting with interpretation and application to practice and policy; Designing and conducting specialized studies using methods from demography, including specifying methods and approaches, developing analytic plans, defining measures, analyzing data, communicating results, and assisting with interpretation and application to practice and policy; Designing and conducting data analysis using healthcare data, such as data from electronic health records or other data sources. Designing and conducting qualitative research and evaluation, including conducting and analyzing data from focus groups, interviews, and/or observations. The ideal candidate would also: Be able to use statistical software (R/RStudio preferred) and/or qualitative software at an intermediate level Have strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to adjust to changing priorities, flexible, and interested in working in a team environment Typical Tasks May function as a project lead or supervise Associate Research and Evaluation Specialists; Conducts and may lead applied research and evaluation studies, assessments, cost-benefit analysis, and studies and activities with similar methodologies in relation to agency and departmental programs, policies, services, and community needs; Collaborates with others on research and evaluation studies and other analyses on a variety of agency programs, policies, and services using quantitative and qualitative methods; Performs basic and advanced statistical analyses and qualitative data analyses; Prepares reports and required documentation for grants including annual and biannual reports; submits reports to funders; Prepares reports, briefs, papers, publications, presentations, and other materials outlining research and evaluation activities, including background summaries of relevant literature, methodologies, results, and recommendations that can be used by various audiences; Acts as a departmental resource on questions related to relevant research projects; Monitors relevant policies and legislation from the National, Federal, State, and local jurisdictions to report on their impact on programs/services and clients; Designs and conducts interviews, focus groups, surveys, researches and evaluates existing data sets, and performs statistical analysis; Analyzes, interprets, and summarizes research and evaluation findings, relevant legislation impacting programs and services, and policy implications; Conducts structured literature reviews and policy analysis using academic databases and mainstream search engines on topics relevant to the research and evaluation studies; 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 required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of Master's Degree in Business Administration, Biostatistics, Criminal Justice, Epidemiology, Health Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field. and Two (2) years of experience conducting research, and evaluation, or related activities in an academic or professional setting. Experience must include participating in one (1) academic or professional research project that contributed to the dissemination of findings through publication or one (1) professional presentation. A Doctorate Degree in Business Administration, Biostatistics, Criminal Justice, Epidemiology, Health Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Knowledge of: Current trends in relevant research in the field and evaluation of programs, and services, and direct client service delivery; Best evidence-based practices and web-based resources, including knowledge of the academic literature and policies relevant to field of study; Quantitative and qualitative research and/or evaluation methods, design, interviewing protocols, instrument design, sampling, data collection, etc.; Practices and techniques of administrative and statistical analysis and report preparation; Database conventions and performance measures; Common computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets; Standard and statistical software applications. Ability to: Use research findings to recommend best practices for agency programs and services and to inform policy recommendations; Research, compile, monitor, and analyze data and interpret results; Prepare, and present data related to research and evaluation findings to a broad audience of stakeholders; Use qualitative and quantitative research methods in a public and direct service settings; Assist in writing and preparing grant applications; Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing to reach a variety of audiences; Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with a minimum amount of supervision; Establish and maintain cooperation with those contact in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Nov 19, 2021
Full Time
Under minimal supervision, to provide direct Epic application support and Epic software development life cycle for the design, development, implementation, testing, updating, integration, and maintenance of system configuration, system setup, and applications tables; to analyze user, system, and application needs, and evaluate alternative approaches to determine the best solution to meet the needs of the organization. Valley Health Plan is seeking an experienced individual with a background in the implementation and/or support of the Epic Tapestry suite of applications in a health plan setting. This analyst-level position will be crucial in assuring accurate understanding, capture, testing, implementation/build, and support of defined requirements for critical operational departments across the health plan. The Senior Epic Systems Analyst will ensure accuracy of the functional build using a strong operational understanding of health plan standards and/or requirements, technical aptitude, and effective communication which will allow for collaborative design recommendations, application of best practice configuration principles, the establishment of testing and reporting standards, and identification/incorporation of key points of interoperability. In addition, effective verbal and written communication skills coupled with the ability to lead and facilitate, and provide oversight for a team relative to departmental standards and processes are highly desired. Capability to function as a subject matter expert, mentor, and guide for staff relevant to solution-based applications and support of SQL data management, healthcare data transmission standards, or project management. In addition to employment standards a qualified candidate must possess: Analytical or technical work experience with the implementation and/or support of Epic suite of applications AND A high degree of proficiency and work experience in one of the following: SQL data reporting/management suite (SSRS, SSMS) or integration (EDI X12, HL7, SSIS), or project management Typical Tasks Leads complex assignments involving software development life cycle, project planning, upgrade, build, optimization, identifying resource requirements, testing, and implementation; Performs in-depth analysis of workflows, data collection, report details, and other technical issues in support of technical and business decision making efforts associated with Epic software; Collaborates with stakeholders to enhance the overall utilization of the Epic system; Interacts with vendors and others to identify, prioritize, and recommend alternate solutions and risk mitigation strategies; Assists staff in developing practices to improve configuration and documentation processes; Performs and/or coordinates complex assignments involving project planning, analysis, development, testing, monitoring, reporting, optimization and implementation; Monitors system performance and troubleshoots and resolves application issues and system errors; Coordinates and participates in the evaluation of new module releases; Identifies, analyzes, and recommends enterprise workflow improvement and enhancement opportunities and is responsible for its development and implementation; Designs, develops, modifies and implements testing processes including scripts, recording test results, facilitating end user testing and maintaining test environments; Facilitates and attends meetings with stakeholders to review end user and tracking and trending issues, workflow problems, system capabilities, monitoring feedback and potential system enhancement needs; Troubleshoots problems and responds to questions received from the Service Desk and end users in a timely manner; Receives, investigates, processes (to include developing a solution if necessary), resolves, and communicates resolution to Service Desk tickets in a timely manner; Creates security classification templates to provide the appropriate level of access, while ensuring the protection of patient health information; Communicates with vendors regarding technical issues; Provides status reports and updates project trackers on fixes to known issues and planned upgrades and changes to end users and leadership; Analyzes business operations and investigates end users' preference while making build decisions; Monitors and collaborates with stakeholders during the integration of interfaced applications to ensure build and maintenance of the system are not negatively impacted and patient data integrity is maintained; Coordinates and participates in the review, design, configuration, and testing of new releases, upgrades, release authorizations and special updates; evaluates new functionality and manages master file changes for new features; Coordinates and participates in application upgrades and changes; Configures, tests and evaluates new or changed clinical/business application functionality and workflows to meet enterprise requirements; manages master file changes for new features; Collaborates with others as needed for Epic native reporting; Investigates, designs, develops, tests, and implements Epic native reports and dashboards; Develops and documents internal procedures to use in conjunction with Epic applications; Provides information and support to Instructional Designers to facilitate instructional training; participates in training and works with end users; Supports systems, applications, processes and customers, and responds to queries in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Public Administration, Science, or a Health Care related field, and Four (4) years of recent experience performing application design, analysis, build, implementation, testing, updating, maintenance and/or evaluation of system configuration, system setup or application tables, three (3) years of which is at a level comparable to the County's Epic Systems Analyst classification. OR Training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis; and Six (6) years of experience performing application design, analysis, build, implementation, testing, updating, maintenance or evaluation of system configuration, system setup or application tables, in an information technology and/or a healthcare operations setting, three (3) years of which is at a level comparable to the County's Epic Systems Analyst classification. Special Requirements: Epic certification in an appropriate Epic module is required. Must maintain Epic credentials through Epic's Continuing Epic Education (CEE) program with additional training that must be completed to maintain certifications, proficiencies, and badges. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work.If driving, possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Desirable Qualifications: Implementation experience with an Electronic Health Record system; Experience in business analysis; Experience with clinical applications and regulatory standards; SQL query knowledge, Business Objects Enterprise, Epic. Knowledge of: Epic software applications; Software development life cycle including requirement gathering and analysis, design, implementation or coding, testing, deployment and maintenance; Clinical and/or business workflows; A wide range of application functionality, content, and associated workflows; Computer applications typically utilized within assigned area of responsibility; Training methods, procedures, and requirements; Customer service principles; Policies, procedures, and business operations; Principles and procedures in project management and project management methodologies. Ability to: Train and mentor staff, including effective coaching and team building; Translate and document complex clinical and/or business workflows; Interact with and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams and process stakeholders; Learn and retain knowledge of all assigned applications; Coordinate and communicate with process stakeholders; Multi-task complex work assignments; Configure and maintain Epic modules and platform; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Prioritize effectively and manage time efficiently; Lead meetings and resolve conflicts; Perform under pressure with tight deadlines; Become cross-functional in one or more applications; Be flexible and collaborative; Motivate key process stakeholders; Work with minimal guidance. Physical Requirements Be on call and available for 24/7 support; Travel outside the County for training, conferences, seminars or meetings in support of assigned projects; Work evenings and weekends, on an as-needed basis. Closing Date/Time: 12/3/2021 11:59 PM Pacific