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.

   

 

68 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to supervise a large group of appraisers and coordinate all real property appraisals within a specific district for tax assessment purposes, and to personally perform selected complex industrial appraisals. Typical Tasks Coordinates and equalizes all property appraisals within an assigned district and with other districts; Delegates section's workload to senior and staff appraisers; Personally performs most difficult and complex high value appraisals; Develops controls for the accomplishment of short and long range programs; Provides technical assistance and advice to field appraisers on complex and unusual appraisal problems; Trains and supervises other appraisers; Confers with property owners to discuss assessments, valuation problems, and complaints; directs preparation of assessment appeals cases; Consults with taxpayers associations, real estate groups, governmental agencies, and others as a representative of the Assessor; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Permanent certification by the California State Board of Equalization as an appraiser for property tax purposes; and one year of experience equivalent to the level of a Senior Appraiser. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Economics, business administration, and revenue laws pertaining to the office of Assessor; Building materials, equipment, fixtures, workmanship, and general construction quality as applied to all classes of buildings; Laws and court decisions affecting the appraisal of land and buildings. Ability to: Instruct and supervise subordinates in proper appraisal techniques and practices; Prepare and present written and oral reports. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
The Health Care Financial Analyst series describes levels of positions accountable to Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System Finance that are assigned the responsibility of performing duties and supervising various finance-based analytic activities within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Positions in this series are typically assigned to projects and activities across several departments within Santa Clara Valley Health Hospital System (SCVHHS). Incumbents must have excellent computer skills and be able to work with very large databases to complete and provide analytical and program support for a variety of services. Incumbents may be assigned to lead complex program audits or assessments, lead other analysts, manage contract services or participate in the evaluation of service program and delivery systems. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Note: The following tasks are typical of those performed by incumbents in this class series, other related duties may be performed. Incumbents at each level do not necessarily perform all duties listed. Conducts or participates in a variety of health and hospital related financial, systems and analytical studies; performs cost studies; and conducts feasibility studies; Develops and prepares revenue/expense projections based on patient utilization, payor mix, gross charges, contractual adjustments, clinical staff productivity, ancillary service requirements, and other health care financial factors; Develops and participates in cost allocations, and indirect cost rate proposals based on third party payor and other regulations; Prepares and analyzes contract payment reconciliations based on cost reports and payment documentation; Prepares and presents cost reports, coordinates audits, cost reimbursement settlement claims for government payers and agencies (Medicare, Medi-Cal, OSHPD, etc.), and responds to related requests for information from auditors; Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned Health and Hospital project or program; Directs, evaluates and trains subordinate staff; Defines financial reporting and information needs and coordinates any systems modifications with Information Services; Coordinates various health care services with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve financial program goals; Identifies financial program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and improvements; Conducts a variety of studies to determine best financial practices; Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners; Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts; Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency; Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations; Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports; Provides leadership, direction, and development and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve and enhance performance and services; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Quantitative or analytical work would include: Analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various financial programs and services. Some of the financial functions would include conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys on organization, procedures, budget issues; reviewing and analyzing current or proposed policies, procedures, systems, statistical analysis and reports; organizational structure, operational analysis, work flow and staffing, management and organizational systems and procedures; and is involved in making recommendations. Senior Health Care Financial Analyst Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Finance, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, or a closely related field and four (4) years of professional level financial analytical experience, two (2) years of which are in a health care setting. A Finance degree is preferred. A Master's degree in one of the disciplines listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-health care experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of health care delivery systems and the issues of the health care industry; Complex health care reporting requirements; Strategic planning concepts in the health care industry; Statistical analysis and techniques, procedures, advanced computer skills, complex financial analyses, spreadsheets and database software; Health care organizational structure and program components; Current legislation and trends in government affecting health care providers; Project management, personnel issues, labor relation contracts and negotiation skills; Health care regulatory, project management and health care reporting requirements. Ability to: Administer, coordinate, supervise, and analyze the work of an assigned staff engaged in complex financial, informational and statistical analyses; Analyze complex health care utilization and financial issues/programs and reach valid cost effective conclusions; Analyze, direct and evaluate Health and Hospital System programs and procedures and develop logical solutions; Communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at all levels, and other health agencies and providers; Prepare and present clear and concise reports; Represent Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System on assigned committees and with service providers; Utilize computers and advanced computer software to analyze health care information; Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and or legislative changes. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide supportive services to department or office by performing a variety of routine and standardized clerical work within strict procedural guidelines with limited opportunities to exercise independent judgment. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for July 12-24th between the hours 7:30 am - 9:00 pm. Typical Tasks Answers inquiries from callers or visitors, and refers them to the appropriate source of information following standard departmental policies and procedures; Photocopies documents, files and other materials according to established instructions and guidelines; Sets up and maintains control of files containing documents and folders by purging old files or archiving closed files, sorting and filing materials into folders, determining location of materials not in files, classifying materials by nature of subject or numerical order and preparing new folders in accordance with specific information; Searches for and pulls files, including contacting other offices to determine location of file, or retrieve file information from a computer system; Opens, collects, routes and distributes mail and/or office supplies; stuffs, seals, weighs letters and applies postage for outgoing delivery; Uses a keyboard to maintain a database for sorting and updating computer files; retrieves information from a computer using appropriate software applications, and prints reports or other materials as needed; Creates or updates labels, forms, cards, or requisitions, using a typewriter or keyboard; Operates a variety of standard office equipment (e.g., copy machine, computer terminal, typewriter, phone, fax, microfilm reader, etc.); performs simple equipment troubleshooting and maintenance on variety of office equipment; 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: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to high school graduation. Knowledge of: Basic computer use (familiarity with computer); Basic office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and operating standard office machines; General English usage including grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Basic mathematics; Telephone procedures and etiquette. Ability to: Perform general clerical work and learn specific operations of the office; Use a computer keyboard with accuracy; Learn computer applications (e.g., word process, spreadsheet, database, etc.); Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, technical, and professional personnel; Follow and understand oral and written instructions; Perform a variety of clerical work. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Ambulatory Care and in partnership with the Physician Site Director, manages designated ambulatory care sites or facilities. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvmc Typical Tasks Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization and fiscal management; Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation; Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the administrative activities of all healthcare delivery in the assigned ambulatory location; Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care; Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends; Consults with the Director, Ambulatory Care, in the formulation of administrative policies, and assumes responsibility for the implementation of the same; Develops annual Quality Plan in collaboration with Physician Site Director and monitors quality indicators; Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care; Evaluates and modifies facility planning and space utilization to enhance productivity and quality of care; Prepares budget requests for area of responsibility in collaboration with the Physician Site Director; Monitors schedules and assures that systems and resources support work variables, volume and work flow; Monitors the revenue and expenditures of clinic(s) against the annual budget under supervision of the Director, Ambulatory Care; Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals; 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; Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality care; Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the organization; Facilitates communication between departmental staff; Meets regularly with Physician Site Director to share information and problem solve; Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of subordinates in their assigned area of responsibility; Participates in selection of candidates for available positions through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on an individual nursing unit; Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means; Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills; Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and Joint Commission standards; Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care, to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary; Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs; Directs and implements utilization of ambulatory care evaluation tools; Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality care; Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems; Responds to and resolves questions, inquiries and complaints and makes recommendations for policy changes where appropriate; Prepares annual statement of goals and objectives in collaboration with subordinates and Physician Site Director; Attends committee meetings and makes reports as required; Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals; Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function would normally be acquired through either of the following: Bachelor's degree in health care or business administration and four (4) years of recent experience managing a complex multi-specialty clinic or medical group. A Master's degree in health care administration or a related field is desirable. - OR - Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, two years clinical experience in an ambulatory setting, and two years of progressively responsible nursing management experience. A Master's Degree in either Nursing, health care administration or a related field is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles of modern ambulatory health care administration; Current ambulatory healthcare issues and trends that impact health care delivery; Principles of personnel management and supervision, including training, evaluating and budgetary preparation and control; Legal responsibilities, delegation, supervision and communication principles; Federal, State and County laws, codes, rules and regulations, as well as Joint Commission standards as they apply in an integrated healthcare delivery system; Administrative problems involved in the operation of a complex modern ambulatory delivery system; Health information systems in a complex medical environment; Principles of management analysis and organizational design necessary to formulate and implement administrative policies; Work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, or specialized department programs. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct an ambulatory multi-specialty clinical department; Develop and implement new methods and procedures; Prepare financial and operation studies and analysis; Interpret and apply provisions of Federal, State and local laws and regulations as they apply to ambulatory healthcare delivery functions and activities; Act as a liaison to, advise and/or resolve differences with public and private agencies, other departments, the general public, and departmental employees; Apply knowledge of health care goals and objectives and the organization business plan to bridge patient care services and outcomes; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Use work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database or specialized department programs; Prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Part Time
Description 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 ot 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 - Dialysis would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license, and at least three years of recent acute care or ambulatory experience. Clinical Nurse III - Dialysis positions are available at O'Connor Hospital. 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: Twitter I @scvmctalent 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 Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population; Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs; Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards; Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel; Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care; Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning; Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided; Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures; Promotes effective communication; Periodically provides direct patient care; Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors; Participates in the interviewing and hiring process; Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility; Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately; Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care; Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff; Implements new programs and approaches to patient care; Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department; Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations; Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner; Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, to support and review patient records and billing information; or to coordinate, monitor, review, analyze and implement modifications to the Charge Description Master to ensure all services are captured and billed appropriately; and to perform analytic studies and projects related to coordination, implementation, and maintenance of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's rate structure, professional fee coding, compliance and education, and to support management in projects related to revenue generation, enhancement and control. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Reviews services performed with the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System to ensure appropriateness of fees charged, and the accuracy of service coding by utilizing Common Physician Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and Relative Value Studies (RVS); Coordinates and maintains rate files (or assists) for all revenue producing departments; Monitors changes in third party payment rates on a consistent basis in order to keep the medical center's rates current with market prices for services performed; Makes comparative analysis of technical data; Provides rate setting, revenue generation, and professional fee coding expertise to department managers, nurses and physicians by training and monitoring the charging function, assisting in the development of departmental charge documents, providing consultation when changes to the charging system occur, and providing ongoing provider education; Reviews and monitors all physician contracts which utilize gross hospital revenue as a basis for physician reimbursement, and insures the accuracy of the physician payments by reflecting the correct payment percentage in the hospital rate file; Meets with billing staff to resolve (or assist in resolving) billing issues relating to the Charge Description Master and denials management; Coordinates and responds to inquiries from the medical staff, public and other hospitals regarding the price quotes for medical services; Works to develop provider education curriculum and training materials; including new governmental and third party payor requirements; Develops effective relationships with hospital departments, clinics and medical staff, as well as peers at other similar institutions and professional organizations; Conducts surveys, studies, and other research projects necessary for rate analysis, rate setting, and charging practices; May conduct audits for coding compliance and provides feedback and education to departments and/or providers; Works with accountants and vendor of computerized billing system/accounting services to produce statistical reports for third party payers and government agencies; Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed State and Federal legislation and the impact on billing/claiming, financial reporting and programs: Meets with Information Services Department to assist in resolving computer system problems; Compiles information and prepares reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Medical Coder (CMC) or Certified Coding Specialist - Professional (CCS-P). Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the completion of sixty (60) semester units from an accredited college and four (4) years of experience as a Health Services Representative, Patient Business Services Clerk, Medical Administrative Assistant, Health Information Clerk, or comparable classification within the health care field. Knowledge of: Rate setting models and procedures necessary to optimize revenue generation objectives and meet the requirements of third party payers; Hospital mainframe and professional fee information systems relating to charging, billing, and financial reporting; Principles and practices of professional fee coding compliance; Personal computers and software applications to produce revenue generations projects and objectives; Sources of information about legislation involving hospital rate reimbursement structures; Principles of organization and administration; Statistical research techniques and procedures; Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating, and conveying information; Medical terminology, relating to diseases and related treatments; Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), Relative Value Studies (RVS), ICD9 and other medical coding resources; Fiscal policies, procedures, and regulations relating to services performed; Regulations, laws, and reporting requirements common to the operation of California hospitals; Medicare, Medi-Cal and third party payer procedures common to medical billing; Data collection techniques. Ability to: Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with limited direction and supervise subordinate staff; Develop and implement an effective work flow process to maximize productivity; Develop education curriculum and training materials; Prepare reports supporting recommendations; Define problem areas; Plan, coordinate, and initiate action necessary to implement recommendations or changes required by third party payers and legislative action; Collect, assemble, analyze, and present technical data; Speak effectively and participate in group meetings; Follow oral and written directions; Interact with hospital and other personnel with issues related to hospital rates, reimbursement requirements, professional fee coding compliance, and other revenue control issues with third party payer representative, monitors, and the public; Maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, including department managers, physicians, and hospital administration; Learn new information and more complex tasks involved in hospital revenue control; Function under stress of strict deadlines or confrontational situation; Deal cooperatively, tactfully, and effectively with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to perform difficult and complex personal property appraisals and conduct audits for tax assessment purposes. 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. Trains subordinate personnel in the procedures and techniques of auditing personal property records; May assign work and provide technical direction to subordinates on large, complex assignments; Conducts site visits and interviews taxpayers; inspects, analyzes, and appraises value of machinery, business equipment, and leasehold improvements; Computes replacement costs and depreciation factors to arrive at a cash value; Compares affidavits with those from prior years, audit reports, or other information that will assist in establishing accuracy of reported statements; Audits the largest, most complex businesses; Contacts taxpayers to discuss omissions or discrepancies in affidavits and explains assessments; Investigates deviations from normal figures for size and type of business; Examines books of accounts, journals, ledgers, and invoices to determine date purchased and acquisition cost of machinery and equipment, leasehold improvements, and other taxable property; Prepares reports, including schedules and working papers, showing details whereby assessed values have been determined; Appears before the Assessment Appeals Board to defend assessments; Initiates roll changes; May be assigned as 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 acquired through possession of the education or experience requirements needed to obtain Appraiser Certification consistent with Revenue and Taxation Code Section 670, subdivision (d). Typically, this includes possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from a recognized accredited institution of higher education; OR Possession of a Bachelor's Degree with 18 semester units (or 27 quarter units) of accounting and/or auditing courses from a recognized accredited institution of higher education. Business, law, or economics classes may not contribute toward the 18 units; OR Possession of a Bachelor's Degree with 16 semester units (or 24 quarter units) in accounting and/or auditing courses from a recognized accredited institution of higher education, and 3 semester units (or 4.5 quarter units) in business, law, or economics; OR Possession of California Accountant License; AND Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the level of Auditor Appraiser III in the County of Santa Clara for tax assessment purposes; or Three (3) years of responsible auditing or accounting experience. Special Requirements Appointees must meet Appraiser certification requirements established by the California State Board of Equalization within one (1) year of appointment or vacate the position. 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: Principles and practices of supervision and training; Accounting and auditing principles and procedures; Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation; Methods used in the auditing of records and the valuation of property for tax assessment purposes; Record keeping principles and procedures; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to: Apply accounting and auditing principles and procedures; Understand property appraisal and the laws and regulations affecting appraisals for tax assessment purposes; Follow California State Board of Equalization guidelines; Audit financial records to determine ownership, segregate cost of property, and evaluate property owner declarations; Interpret statutes and regulations pertaining to the assessment of property; Summarize and evaluate factors relating to the appraisal of personal property; Identify, assess, evaluate, and resolve audit and appraisal problems; Select and make appropriate adjustments to comparable property; Analyze and evaluate accounting data; Conduct audits of the property records of large and complex businesses and interpret financial statements; Plan and direct the work of others; Independently make timely and informed recommendations regarding personal property appraisal matters within area of responsibility and expertise; Appropriately determine historic, reproduction, and replacement costs; Organize and plan for completion of audit and appraisal workload; Learn the policies and procedures of the Assessor's Office; Appropriately identify and measure depreciation and obsolescence; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of business; Deliver clear and concise reports; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Physical Requirements Travel to a variety of geographic locations throughout the County and the United States, as required. Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
To develop, analyze, support, implement, and evaluate a variety of comprehensive school and community-based drug or alcohol abuse prevention programs in Santa Clara County; and to conduct analytical evaluation studies in support of program objectives involving a variety of complex social problems and prevention treatment models and plans. Currently, there is one position available located in our Public Health Department - Healthy Communities division, within the Tobacco-Free Communities Program. Typical Tasks Plans, analyzes, develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive prevention and community development programs; Develops, promotes, and provides workshops, seminars, training programs and other prevention programs; Coordinates program planning and service activities; Formulates quantitative and qualitative methodologies for evaluating program objectives, conducts analytical research and evaluation studies in support of program objectives, and evaluates effectiveness of implementation strategies; Provides consultation, technical assistance, and advice to community groups, public and private agencies, and professional groups; Develops and analyzes demographic, socio-cultural and other data for evaluating prevention models; Keeps informed of current trends and acts as a resource specialist in the field of prevention, knows and develops community and school based resources; Participates in the development of and recommends criteria for broad Prevention Service goals, plans, and objectives; Develops, maintains and coordinates interdisciplinary professional and community prevention networks; Recruits, trains, and supervises consultants and volunteers; Acquires, develops, and pre-tests educational media including curriculums and other written and audio-visual materials; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, knowledge, and work experience to perform the above tasks and attain the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: Prevention Program Analyst II - The skills, knowledge, and abilities required for this level are typically acquired through training and experience equivalent to a Masters or Doctorate degree from an accredited school of social work, psychology, health, education, educational psychology, child development, sociology, behavioral or social sciences; AND Two years of professional administrative and program development experience which included training, consultation, analysis, evaluation, education, and program design, in any prevention type program, of which one year was related to school based and/or community development programming. Knowledge of: Basic concepts of research methodology and evaluation techniques including statistical methods of collecting and analyzing data; Learning process and theory as it applies to behavior change; Theory, concepts, and practice of prevention program planning, design, organization, development and implementation; Community organization, group dynamics, training and consultation methods and practices; Psycho-social-cultural and economic factors affecting prevention services, including child and adolescent development and family systems; Local school system organization, goals, and services; Current issues, trends, and strategies in the prevention field. Ability to: Plan, develop, promote, implement, and evaluate prevention and community development programs; Evaluate and problem solve issues relating to community development and/or school based prevention programming; Conduct analytical research and evaluation studies; Provide consultation and technical assistance to schools, parent groups, advisory boards, and others; Establish and maintain effective interdisciplinary prevention networks of agencies, services, and individuals, and work with and coordinate volunteers; Write and speak effectively; Effectively facilitate training programs for professionals, parents, and others; Implement school based prevention curriculum and/or community development programs; Deal sensitively with diverse multi-cultural and socio-economic issues. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, researches, develops and produces material for audiovisual services for consumer information, staff training and orientation, education and outreach programs; serves as program and project consultant to management and other departmental staff. Typical Tasks Produces, directs, evaluates and updates video tapes and slide presentations for community education, television commercials and public service announcements in either single or multi-image formats; Directs all phases of production to completion, including the performers, production crew, camera sequencing and movement, music selection, sound effects, narration and dialogue synchronization with visual effects, and casting of voice-over narrators; Assesses audiovisual program needs in consultation with requestor and determines the most effective format, content and media to be utilized in order to achieve the desired results; Designs, executes and develops films for photographic displays and illustrations which are used for press releases, media publications, feature articles, posters, billboards, bus cards, brochures, transit schedules, murals, maps, advertising/promotional materials and instructional aids; Edits video tapes, films and/or sound recordings to obtain a professional finished product; Creates visual graphics using a variety of equipment and does photographic copy work; Projects and prepares fiscal year expenditures based on continuing audio, visual and audiovisual services, equipment and supply needs; Schedules various phases of production to ensure that personnel and equipment are utilized within the scope of the allocated budget; Prepares, develops, updates and presents audiovisual resources for employees, consumers and the general public and assist with assessing current and future audiovisual needs; Reviews, prioritizes, schedules and executes requests for audio, visual and audiovisual production services; Conducts research on subjects to be presented utilizing both Department personnel and published information; Researches and reviews materials and tools designed to visually communicate subject matter, recommending acquisitions to management; Oversees training of personnel in the operation of audiovisual equipment including cameras, recorders, sound mixers, video tape recorders, monitors, multi-image slides/sound equipment, lighting kits, projectors, etc; Performs maintenance and minor repair on photographic equipment; Develops and maintains cataloging systems and records of all photographic copy and audiovisual holdings; Attends meetings, presentations and special events as directed; Orders and maintains inventory of necessary equipment and supplies; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required are normally acquired by the attainment of a bachelor's degree in Communication, Theater Arts, Journalism, Cinema/Television, instructional technology or a related field, or the equivalent, and a minimum of two years of related experience. The experience must include program design and video tape production, or equivalent experience. Knowledge of: Educational program design, production and evaluation techniques; Programmed instruction; Color video-tape equipment and production; Sound recording equipment; Slide/sound program production; Script writing; Management terminology and concepts; Principles of supervision; Budget preparation; 35mm photographs. Ability to: Work quickly and effectively under pressure, with little supervision; Work under conditions of frequent interruptions, short lead time and tight schedules; Organize and prioritize time to accommodate multiple tasks; Produce audio-visual products and corresponding scripts which meet objectives in an interesting, imaginative and professional manner; Determine educational audio-visual program objectives in relation to program needs/limitations and learner preparation and ability; Assess audio-visual programmatic needs and determine cost-effective and program-effective response; Research, review and abstract information from published sources; Use video tape and sound recording equipment; Use 35mm photographic equipment for color and black and white photography, slide copying, slide duplicating, graphics production, etc.; Instruct personnel in proper use of audio-visual equipment and materials; Develop and write short/long term goals and objectives; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 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, July 20, 2021, through Monday, July 26, 2021. 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: 6/25/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to conduct inspections and to educate the public in the enforcement of environmental health regulations, laws, codes and standards along with policies and procedures aimed at the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of safety and environmental health hazards. Typical Tasks Maintains inventories and conducts inspections and investigations of environmental health conditions including but not limited to food facilities, public swimming pools, land development, water systems, solid/medical waste facilities, refuse collection and septage pumper vehicles, body art establishments, and the control of vectors; Establishes conditions, compliance expectations and time frames for correction of environmental health and safety hazards; Gathers evidence of violations of applicable laws and prepares statements of evidence for court actions; testifies as an expert witness in depositions and other judicial proceedings; issues citations and appears as issuing officer in court; may prepare cases for referral to County Counsel/District Attorney for prosecution; executes enforcement actions such as closures, impounds and embargoes; Interprets and applies laws and regulations related to all aspects of environmental health; Investigates complaints and suspected violations of state and local health and environmental laws and ensures in the abatement of such violations; Reviews and approves plans for new septic systems and for repair of failing systems; conducts advanced percolation and wet weather soils testing; determines site suitability for septic system installations; Conducts standardized food facility inspections; conducts specialized inspections such as epidemiological investigations and hazard assessments; and security assessments; develops risk control plans; Instructs food handlers in food safety principles during performance based inspections; conducts food safety certification classes for restaurant and food operation owners/managers; Confers with engineers, architects, builders, contractors and others on building and remodeling plans for land use projects; may review and approve plans for limited remodeling of food establishments and closed landfill sites; Issues ministerial permits; assists in issuing discretionary permits; Participates in joint investigations with Federal, State and local agencies including police, fire, zoning public health, code enforcement, building and other agencies; investigates consumer product tampering incidents; Participates in continuing education as required by departmental needs and assignments or state regulations; Conducts training on environmental health issues; Keeps abreast of new science, technologies and trends; develops an understanding of new environmental laws and regulations; Consults with and advises individuals on proper methods of improvement and implementation of corrective action for unsanitary conditions; Collects samples of water, food, beverages, potential hazardous substances, lead-containing items and other specimens for laboratory tests; Attends meetings and confers with governmental groups; communicates with culturally diverse local community groups; Trains and mentors new hires and trainees; Keeps records and prepares written and oral reports; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid California driver's license upon appointment. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with a major in Environmental Health Sciences. If major is other than in Environmental Health Sciences, study must include a minimum of 30 semester units of basic science including at least one laboratory course of each of the following: chemistry, physics, microbiology, and biology, and a course in mathematics. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist certification issued by the State of California pursuant to the California's Health and Safety Code. Some positions may require the possession of appropriate tests, training, and certifications, including Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor in accordance with Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations, blood borne pathogen training and certification, and any others that may be necessary to perform duties assigned. Knowledge of: Environmental health provisions of the California Health and Safety Code and the California Code of Regulations, California State Public Resources Codes, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA processes), and provisions of the California Penal Code relating to public nuisances; The principles of environmental health and safety and environmental and sanitary science; The techniques used in conducting environmental and epidemiological investigations; The methods and procedures used in inspecting and correcting unsanitary conditions; Common office software including word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to: Interpret laws and enforce laws, regulations, codes and ordinances pertaining to environmental health; Deal tactfully and effectively with members of policy boards, commissions, elected, appointed public officials, media and the general public; Keep accurate records and prepare clear, concise reports; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Work well without close supervision; Operate computer systems and databases; Meet respiratory protection program requirements. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 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 ot 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 applicants must meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care or ambulatory care experience. Santa Clara County Health System is currently recruiting for full-time and part-time Clinic Nurse III to work throughout the County in Primary Care and Specialty clinic network in ambulatory care. The list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care Competency area All Hospitals - Employee Health St. Louise Regional Hospital - Wound Clinic O'Connor Hospital - Wound Clinic O'Connor Hospital - Infusion Valley Medical Center - HEALTH CENTERS Valley Health Center Bascom Valley Health Center Downtown Valley Health Center East Valley Valley Health Center Gilroy Valley Health Center Lenzen Valley Health Center Milpitas Valley Health Center Moorpark Valley Health Center Sunnyvale Valley Health Center Tully Valley Specialty Center Valley Homeless Health Care Program (VHHP) 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 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 problemsCoping mechanismsHealth 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. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to perform complex professional level accounting and fiscal work in the administration of the County's financial transactions, programs and budget, and may provide supervision to technical and support staff. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 2, 2021. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises a major segment of a department or the County's accounting functions; Establishes and maintains a system of accounting controls for revenue and expenditure accounts; Establishes County-wide and departmental cost allocations; Prepares periodic and special financial reports and analyses of operations; Coordinates the preparation of a segment of the County's budget; makes necessary computations to ensure that individual budgets are correct; Prepares revenue and expenditure forecasts; Administers the County's legal responsibility in relation to fiscal matters; Reviews and approves documents authorizing financial transactions, assures the availability of funds, and encumbers funds; Coordinates or prepares State mandate claims; and various State and Federal grants and revenue sharing reports; maintains accurate records and reports required for this function; Advises management as to the financial status of projects and programs; Reviews and reconciles computer-generated financial reports and makes required adjustments; Develops accounting procedures for departmental functions; Coordinates accounting with auditors and vendors; Assigns and reviews the work of subordinate personnel; May select, train, assign, and evaluate staff, including professional accountants who are responsible for the full range of fiscal duties, and paraprofessional staff; Analyzes and evaluates changes in laws, legislation and departmental policies, and recommends an effective course of action; Acts as liaison with other County departments and various governmental agencies in matters concerning fiscal operations; Prepares or verifies a variety of complex accounting and narrative statements and reports requiring extensive analysis and interpretation of data; Advises management on accounting standards and procedures and on a variety of accounting, internal control and budgetary problems; Reviews and analyzes accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements/internal controls, and identifies issues, trends, and patterns; Establishes and maintains general and subsidiary accounts and related ledgers, including revenue and disbursement, and reconciles various accounting reports to the County's general ledger; Gathers, compiles, and prepares financial and statistical reports to County, State, and Federal agencies; Reviews financial documents such as vouchers, purchase orders, and invoices; Makes verbal presentations and conducts training on accounting policies and procedures; explains the implications of complex accounting matters to non-financial managers and decision makers; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Economics or closely related field; And Three (3) years of professional experience in accounting or auditing work. Possession of a Master's Degree in Accounting, Master's Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, may substitute for one (1) year of experience. - OR - Possession of sixty (60) semester units or ninety (90) quarter units of college of which twelve (12) semester units or fifteen (15) quarter units must be in accounting and/or auditing; And Five (5) years of experience compiling and maintaining a wide variety of fiscal, accounting, financial or statistical data, at least three (3) years of which should be at a level equivalent to an Accountant II with the County of Santa Clara. Special Requirements Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County driver authorization. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Theory, principles and practices of accounting and auditing, along with their application to governmental accounting and budgeting; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and specifically Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statements, Interpretations, and Technical Bulletins; County financial policies and procedures and applicable departmental policies and procedures; Laws and regulations governing the financial operation of the County and the assigned department; Office management practice and procedures, including recordkeeping systems; Principles and practices of supervision and training; Concepts, systems and terminology of accounting and budget systems; Accounting systems, software applications, and spreadsheets. Ability to: Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with subordinates, co-workers, management, the public and others contacted in the course of work; Identify, analyze and evaluate complex problems and propose solutions; Prepare clear and concise reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Plan and direct the work of others; Exercise independent judgment; Understand and apply relevant principles, laws, rules, regulations and procedures; Audit, analyze and evaluate complex financial and statistical data; Prepare, maintain and reconcile a variety of complex accounting and financial records, documents and reports; Use various computer applications and software in support of accounting activities. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise the preparation, cooking and serving of food for patients in a large acute care medical setting, to manage the cafeteria for the hospital and to supervise and train cooks and food service personnel. Typical Tasks Supervises (hires, trains, counsels and evaluates) food service personnel in a large medical setting, Assists in the development of policies and procedures in accordance to J.C.A.H.O standards and state and federal regulations including Title 22; Completes work schedules for a large staff; Coordinates the preparation, cooking, and serving of meals; Provides staff training and inservice on a variety of issues; Ensures that the department maintains a clean/sanitary/safe environment in a accordance with J.C.A.H.O and state and federal standards; Develops, prepares and adjusts recipes to meet the medical and ethnic dietary needs of the patient population; Adjusts recipes in terms of quantity for the patient population; Plans menus for the cafeteria and implements food production; Supervises the ordering of all perishable and non-perishable food items and supplies required by the Food Service Department; Maintains an inventory of all items for the department; Controls the cash operation in the cafeteria, including preparing accurate records and reports and accounting for cash received; Determines prices for food sold in the cafeteria based on purchase price and labor costs; Plans, organizes and implements special events; Assists in marketing and implementing special revenue generating projects; Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Education and experience, which directly demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: An individual would normally acquire the following knowledge and abilities through training and experience equivalent to completion of high school and two years of supervisory cooking experience in a large hospital or similar institution involving the preparation of special diets. Completion of an accredited culinary program may substitute for one year of experience. Knowledge of: Food production principles in a large hospital setting; Hospital kitchen practices and procedures; Principles of supervision and training; Recipe creation and preparation within medical therapeutic guidelines; Special diet requirements of the different types of patients in a hospital setting; State, Federal and J.C.A.H.O. requirements for a food preparation program in a hospital; Sanitation and safety requirements; Principles of nutrition; Principles of menu planning including food values; Institutional equipment; Staffing principles for a large organization; Large quantity cooking vs. portion control. Ability to: Supervise the preparation and cooking of food in a large hospital setting; Plan, direct the work of other staff; Plan food production to schedule; Develop and standardize recipes for varying patient population; Prepare special diet items to meet the needs of the patient population; Prepare a variety of ethnic foods to meet the needs of a diverse population; Develop cleaning schedules to maintain a sanitary environment; Work with computerized systems for menu management; Work harmoniously with other hospital departments and vendors. Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to coordinate the development, implementation, monitoring, and quality improvement activities of select standards and policies for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs; to function as the key liaison to hospitals and specialty care centers including but not limited to: Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals; Trauma Centers, segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) Programs, Stroke Programs, Pediatric Critical Care Centers and Burn Centers; and to collaborate with physicians, nurses, administrators, pre-hospital providers and other community members within Santa Clara County, the region, and the State. The current vacancy is for a full-time Specialty Programs Nurse Coordinator position located at the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. 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 Oversees receiving hospital and specialty receiving center compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures, and best practices; Coordinates policy and procedure development for the Emergency Medical Services Agency; Acts as primary liaison with public and private receiving hospitals and specialty care hospitals; Supervises, monitors, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff; Coordinates the EMS Agency's clinical specialty programs which includes, but is not limited to: EMS Medical Center/Alternate Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals, Trauma Centers, STEMI Centers, Stroke Centers, Burn Centers, Pediatric Trauma Centers, the EMS Children program and other related programs; Provides quality improvement activities related to hospitals and specialty centers and programs; Prepares complex and detailed reports and procedures; Monitors compliance to contracts and specialty receiving facility agreements; Assists in the development and implementation of long range specialty receiving operational plans and serves on related committees and task forces; Provides staff support to clinical specialty care committees; Prepares and administers applicable specialty receiving program grants; Assists in annual budget preparation; Supports the EMS Agency Medical Director; Represents the County as assigned; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline such as Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field AND three (3) years of emergency or critical care nursing experience. A Master's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline is preferred. Experience as a mobile intensive care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, trauma coordinator or experience working in an EMS Agency is preferred. Knowledge of: Emergency nursing care of the ill and injured patients; Working knowledge and experience in the provision of emergency medical services; Pertinent State and local laws and regulations; Common computer office applications. Ability to: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Plan, monitor and evaluate specialty programs and service delivery; Identify problems and investigate and evaluate alternatives; recommend/implement effective solutions; Interpret, explain and apply applicable regulations, policy and procedures; Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports and written correspondence; Represent the department and the county in meetings and make effective presentations; Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines; Maintain accurate records and files; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with emergency medical care professionals at all levels and others encountered in the course of assignment. Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Medical Surgical experience. Medical Surgical departments in each hospital include: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Med/Surg/Peds (Mixed Unit - Adult and Pediatric) O'Conoor Hospital - 5 West Oncology O'Connor Hospital - 5 East Orthopedic / Neurosurgery O'Connor Hospital - Float Pool Valley Medical Center - 3 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 4 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 2 Medical Valley Medical Center - 6 Medical Valley Medical Center - Float Pool Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least six (6) 8 hours shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable). PD nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable). Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays. When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above. The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about 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 problemsCoping mechanismsHealth practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Medical Surgical competency area. Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent acute care experience. Specialty skills required to work in specialty areas. Progressive Care departments in each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital - Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit (ICTU) O'Connor Hospital - Float Pool Valley Medical Center - Progressive Care Unit (Stepdown) Valley Medical Center - Float Pool Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least six (6) 8 hours shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable). PD nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable). Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays. When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above. The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about 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 problemsCoping mechanismsHealth practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Progressive Care competency area. Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Full Time
Under administrative direction of the Assessor, directs, organizes and performs complex, technical planning and coordination of high-level activities and functions that assist in the formulation of assessment practices, office policies, legislative and strategic governmental and public information policies and programs that serve to create innovative solutions affecting the Assessor's Office. Serves as the Assessor's Legislative & Policy Lead and Public Information Officer. Filing Period and Application Procedure Final Filing Date: Friday, July 23, 2021. The recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and to monitor this site for updated closing information. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org . It is important that the following information be included in your application packet as it will be evaluated during the competitive review process: 1. Résumé 2. References contact information (minimum of 3) 3. Cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate including specific examples from your experience. (maximum of 3 pages) 4. Complete responses to the supplemental questions. Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Quynh Truong , Executive Services at (408) 315-9559 or at quynh.truong@esa.sccgov.org . STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENTS Subscribe to our Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter ! Click Here Or follow us on: Instagram Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Twitter @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Manage departmental-wide projects by providing leadership, direction, guidance, and planning on special projects and activities of professional, technical, administrative support, and clerical staff; Leads employees in performing research, interpretation, analysis, and coordination of complex internal, local and State policy issues relating to the Assessor's Office; Serves as liaison with other Assessor Offices, elected officials, major taxpayers, and community agencies, County, State and Federal representatives; Advises the Assessor and Assistant Assessor on development of internal assessment practices and office procedures; Coordinates media strategy, proactive external and internal communications efforts, and effective media response capabilities, and represents the Assessor's Office through the news media; Researches, edits and prepares speeches, press releases, communications and governmental reports for the Assessor and Executive Managers; Provides primary contact for Board offices, other elected officials and executive leaders in responding to taxpayer inquiries; Represents the Assessor's Office on assessment matters before the State Board of Equalization, California Assessors' Association, and other governmental and trade associations; Formulates and implements policy and program planning activities, including legislative and rule making policy and advocacy for the department; Works with the Assessor and executive staff to formulate short and long-range goals, and directs and manages plans to achieve goals; Manages the development and preparation of reports for the Assessor; Manages, directs and supervises special projects, including the Annual Report and the department's customer satisfaction program and other major collateral material; Reviews and analyzes regulations, legislation to determine impact on Department operations; Develops policy and procedures to implement legislative mandates; Oversees the development and maintenance of the department web-site and provides essential consultation on other information systems essential to the Assessor's operations; Manages complex, sensitive assessment issues; May assume disaster service worker duties; and Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Considerable training, education and experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities required to perform this function would typically be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with major course work in Public or Business Administration, Business Management, Political Science or a related field, and five (5) years recent experience that has provided progressively responsible administrative or managerial oversight within a public tax component. Assessor's Office or assessment experience is desirable, but not required. Technical knowledge within the following areas is also helpful: tax policy, real estate and property valuation, and legislation background. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management and assessment practices necessary to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate programs, administrative policies and the staff of local Assessor's Office; Effective interpersonal communication skills and relations, problem solving methods; Federal, state, and local legislation, rules and regulations pertinent to the administration of department policies and programs; Governmental tax component, tax policy, and residential and business property valuation; Organizational structure and functions of local governments; Trends, issues and legislation relating to assessment practices; Communication techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information for interviewing, counseling, and instructing, and for organizing and directing group discussions at all functional levels of the county or other public or private agencies. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the staff and functions of a local Assessor's Office and services function for a public organization; Provide critical leadership advice and consultation to the Assessor and Assistant Assessor; Lead multi-divisional teams of employees, technical, professional and administrative support; Accurately interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines; Develop creative and practical solutions to complex problems; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials, integrating activities to attain program or project goals; Communicate effectively orally and in writing to clearly and logically present solutions and render appropriate decision on a wide variety of issues; Ability to respond quickly to emerging issues; Manage multiple projects simultaneously and be able to work under pressure; Develop short- and long- range plans to meet current and future needs; and Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels in the organization. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Full Time
Clinical Nurse II - Progressive Care Under supervision, Clinical Nurse II 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. New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II. Clinical Nurse II would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Progressive Care Units include: O'Connor Hospital - Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit (ICTU) O'Connor Hospital - Float Pool Valley Medical Center - Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Valley Medical Center - Float Pool 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 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 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 Assessment Interviews patient and/or family to obtain data for nursing assessment, records and reports data; Utilizes assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis; Applies knowledge of normal parameters; identifies deviation from normal, obvious patient problems, symptoms, and/or behavioral changes. Reports these to the appropriate authority; Makes observations about physical, psycho-social, cultural, learning needs and response of patient and families; documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning Identifies patient care problems and establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Understands goals and plans of care, for the usual patient population; Initiates a patient care plan and collaborates when appropriate; Contributes to the revision of the initial patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient; Contributes to the development of unit standards of care; Plans patient teaching activities. Implementation Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan; Implements the patient care plan; Seeks supervision and guidance in further developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided; Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others; Records nursing care given and patient's response to care; Assists in coordinating the activities needed to implement the patient care plan; Participates in implementation of patient discharge plan; Teaches patient and families; Compiles with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses. May participate in research projects. Evaluation Evaluates the patient's response to care provided; Communicates evaluation outcomes; Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above. Experience Note: A candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 10, 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 ot 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. Clinical Nurse III - Medical Surgical Units Medical Surgical units include: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Med/Surg/Peds (Mixed Unit - Adults/Pediatrics) O'Connor Hospital - Oncology O'Connor Hospital - Neurosurgery/Orthopedic O'Connor Hospital - Float Pool Valley Medical Center - 3 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 4 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 2 Medical Valley Medical Center - 6 Medical Valley Medical Center - Float Pool 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: Twitter I @scvmctalent 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 #indsp 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: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific