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.

   

 

49 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 19, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, with opportunity to make independent decisions, performs the duties of a Sterile Processing Technician II which include receiving, sorting, inspecting, cleaning, disinfecting, assembling, preparing, sterilizing, storing and issuing disposable and non-disposable supplies, instruments, and equipment. Current vacancies are located at Valley Medical Center.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur. Submission of a Certificate as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel is required. If you are interested in Temporary (Extra Help) positions, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate question.   Learn more about 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 Receives, inspects, sorts, disassembles, cleans, and disinfects individual instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Assembles and tests instruments and durable patient care equipment, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects and tests operating telescopes, lenses, and cameras to ensure that these instruments perform appropriately. Inspects, lubricates, and tests powered equipment to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Inspects and tests micro-surgical instruments to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Packages instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects instruments for defects, and tags them for repair, as applicable;  Sterilizes instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved infection control policies and procedures; Issues instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved departmental policies and procedures; Conducts biological and chemical tests of steam, ethylene oxide, peracetic acid, and low temperature sterilizers in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, and the recommendations of reviewing agencies; Affixes load control labels to all items subjected to sterilization processes; Provides complete records of all items that are subjected to sterilization processes; Monitors and documents all mechanical phases of sterilization processes; Picks supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical case carts in accordance with approved preference lists, and issues case carts to the Surgical Services Department; Evaluates sterilized instruments and instrument sets to ensure that criteria for event related sterility is maintained, and returns items to the Central Sterile Processing Department for reprocessing, as necessary; Monitors, orders, and accounts for disposable and reusable inventory items; Conducts rounds throughout the medical center to monitor and retrieve instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Communicates with user departments regarding special instrument, equipment, or supply requirements; Acts as the first point of contact for user departments regarding problems with instruments, equipment, or supplies; Prepares and issues emergency case carts, supplies, equipment, and instruments on demand; Issues medical and surgical supplies to out-patients in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures; Assists with maintaining a clean work environment by cleaning counters, sinks, and reprocessing equipment, according to predetermined schedules, with approved cleaning and disinfecting agents; Conducts cycle counts of inventory asset locations; Attends scheduled departmental meetings and in-service training classes; Provides education and training to Sterile Processing Technician I positions for-both in service and certification preparation purposes; Monitors work flow processes to establish responsibility and accountability for expensive surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered equipment; Performs related duties, as assigned. Employment Standards Training, education and experience to be able to demonstrate success in the above typical tasks and the following knowledge and abilities. Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel. Training and Experience Note: Typically the successful applicant would have a high school diploma or the equivalent and two years of experience in an acute care hospital Central Service or Surgical Services Department required. Must demonstrate competency in the recognition and care of all categories of surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments. Knowledge of: Principles of infection control and aseptic technique; Fundamentals of microbiology; Medical terminology; All categories of surgical supplies, equipment, and surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Complex procedures in regards to assembling and testing instruments and durable patient care equipment, as well as packaging instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets; Basic knowledge of reviewing agency criteria (JCAHO and California Title XXII). Ability to: Communicate effectively with other medical staff personnel and the public; Follow oral and written instructions and procedures; Use independent judgment; Keep records and prepare reports; Work effectively under stress in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 18, 2020
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 the first two weeks of November, 2020 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: 10/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 18, 2020
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. Clinical Nurse III's are expected to have the skills and knowledge to assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III applicants 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- Mother Infant Care Positions available in Mother Infant Care units at each hospital  includes: O'Connor Hospital - Mother Baby Unit  Valley Medical Center - Mother Infant Care Center 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 documentation of patients response to care; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting 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: 10/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The Program Manager II - Countywide Trails Master Plan is responsible for implementing and administering the Countywide Trails Master Plan, which is an element of the County General Plan. This position is responsible for advocating for and facilitating the development of cross-county regional trails and bikeways, including both those that are paved and those that are natural-surface. The incumbent will coordinate and build consensus with other departments and agencies, elected officials, partner organizations, and other key stakeholders, as well as provide project management for complex cross-county trails projects. In addition to meeting the employment standards, a qualified candidate must possess experience coordinating, collaborating with, and uniting stakeholders from multiple agencies and/or geographic areas, preferably while managing regional trail programs or projects. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies;   Determines program objectives in light of established goals;   Develops strategies to achieve objectives;   Establishes program priorities;   Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program;   Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives;   Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff;   Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff;   Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities;   Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program;   Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors;   Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts;   Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts;   Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations;   Prepares reports and correspondence;   Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities;   Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required;   May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups;   May provide ongoing statistical reports;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing.   AND   Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) years of which must be at the journey level.    A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.   Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that:    it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program; that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; and that subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required.   Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level.   Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process.   Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation;   Techniques of organizing and motivating groups;   Personnel management techniques;   Methods of administrative problem solving;   Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management;   Principles of employee supervision, training and development;   Community and agency consultation methods and procedures;   Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software.    Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program;   Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs;   Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively;   Train, develop and motivate staff;   Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials;   Speak effectively in public;   Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals;   Prepare and review reports;   Develop and recommend effective courses of action;   Develop and effectively utilize all available resources;   Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies;   Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program;   Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs.   May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 10/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise the histopathology section and perform skilled laboratory procedures in the preparation of tissue specimens for examination. The current recruitment is for a vacancy located at Santa Clara Valey Medical Center. However, the eligible list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of the histopathology section; assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of the histologic technicians;   Receives specimens from autopsies and surgical or diagnostic procedures for histologic examination;   Identifies, numbers and accessions all specimens received;   Assists pathologist in cutting specimens in blocks;   Insures proper fixation, dehydration, clearing and embedding of blocks; uses autotechnicon;   Blocks and cuts thin tissue sections with microtome;   Stains histologic specimens with routine and special stains;   Consults with pathologists concerning use of special stains and the introduction of new staining techniques;   Examines slides to check results of staining;   Mounts, labels and properly submits slides to pathologist for examination;   Labels paraffin blocks for storage;   Prepares solutions;   Maintains laboratory equipment including sharpening of microtome knives;   Prepares course of instruction, daily lesson plans, and instructs students in histologic technique;   Maintains records and prepares reports of work conducted in the section;   Requisitions and maintains records of supplies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of training and experience in histologic technique, - OR - Registration as a Histologic Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and two years of experience in histologic technique. Knowledge of: Methods and procedures for fixing, cutting, and embedding tissue sections, staining procedures, and methods of mounting sections for microscopic examination;   General science laboratory techniques and procedures;   Principles and methods of supervision and training. Ability to:   Plan and direct the work of others;   Formulate, organize and conduct a training program;   Skillfully operate and maintain medical equipment and apparatus utilized in histologic technique;   Issue and follow oral and written directions of a technical nature in exact detail;     Perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures and to make accurate observation of results;   Instruct others in detailed procedures and techniques;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic. The Assistant Nurse Manager class consists of a variety of supervisory nursing positions in specialty areas. Positions in this class provide nursing care to patients in the specialty area. They also develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the smooth functioning of the assigned unit. St. Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy has a vacant Assistant Nurse Manager position for its Wound Center.  It is a full time day position Monday through Friday.  It requires wound care certification and leadership skills.  It is a small wound care clinic with 3 full-time employees that currently serves 10 patients per day with plans to increase census and staffing. The position reports to Nursing Executive. The eligible list will be used for future ANM positions as they become available.     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.  Santa Clara Valley Health Centers -  VHCs offer a wide variety of services, including adult and children's urgent care, family medicine, Ob/Gyn, pediatrics, lab, radiology/diagnostic imaging, convenient on-site pharmacy, and more.   Santa Clara Valley Specialty Center -  The six level Valley Specialty Center brings together many of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's adult outpatient specialty services. It is also home to laboratory services and the outpatient pharmacy. Patient education, financial counseling and many diagnostic imaging services are also provided in this building. Full-time positions available: 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 Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;   Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;   Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning   Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;   Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;   Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation   Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;   Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;   Promotes effective communication;   Periodically provides direct patient care;   Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;   Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;   Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;   Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;   Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;   Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;   Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;   Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation   Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;   Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;   Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;   Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 9/29/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
Under administrative and Medical direction of the Nurse Manager and the Medical Director, to plan, manage, coordinate, supervise, and administer a comprehensive program of therapeutic radiation treatment. 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 Manages, coordinates, and administers a comprehensive program of Radiation Therapy; Supervises the activities of the Radiation Therapists involved in simulations and participates in these activities to ensure optimal patient care; Plans for the effective and efficient utilization of personnel resources, equipment, and supplies; In conjunction with the Nurse Manager, supervises technical staff including hiring, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action up to and including termination; Trains and mentors students and interns; Directs the maintenance of patient records and departmental reports pertaining to programs and services; Designs and establishes in-service training for technical staff; Maintains liaison with physicist/dosimetrist and medical staff; Maintains liaison with Division and Hospital administration in areas related to administrative and technical problems; Prepares budget estimates and projections, and monitors departmental purchases in order to stay within budget constraints; Cooperates with Hospital administration and departmental medical directors to develop and implement department goals and programs; Works collaboratively with educational institutions to develop and maintain internship programs; Attends department conferences and participates in the formation of departmental policies; Under the Hospital Safety Officer and Radiation Safety Officer, is responsible for enforcement of safety regulations in the department. Works in collaboration with the physicist to assure that quality control on equipment is maintained and kept current; and Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Successful completion of a recognized training course in Radiation Therapy and Certification of registration as a Radiation Therapist by the appropriate governing body. Competency as a Radiation Therapist and sufficient experience to acquire the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: Typically a successful candidate would have acquired three (3) years experience in a supervisory or management role. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, and techniques employed by Radiation Therapists; Principles of administration, supervision, and personnel management; Practices and methods to ensure safety and quality control. Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct a comprehensive program of Radiation Therapy services; Supervise, train, orient, schedule, and evaluate professional and personnel; Effectively coordinates the department services and programs with other hospital services. Assume substantial responsibility and use independent judgment and excellent interpersonal skills that include effective oral and written communication. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform, analyze, and interpret a variety of both routine standardized and less routine clinical laboratory testing procedures; to develop and maintain specialized laboratory equipment and procedures. Current vacancies are at Valley Medical Center, St. Louise Regional & O' Connor Hospital.  The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System.    Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  oconnor.org ,  stlouise.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Calibrates test equipment and instruments;   Carries out and interprets existing laboratory routines, methods, and procedures;   Independently performs laboratory testing procedures and may be required to perform testing within established limits in several laboratory sections;   Reviews quality control records to determine whether test results are accurate within prescribed limits and makes necessary adjustments;   Regularly maintains quality control programs consistent with specific laboratory policies and procedures;   Regularly maintains all equipment relevant to assigned area according to equipment specifications and established laboratory policies and procedures and performs emergency repair, as required;   Assists other laboratory personnel with problems that they are unable to resolve;   Orients and trains students and new employees;   Collects specimens from patients;   Maintains adequate records, such as worksheets, logs, inventory lists, QC (Quality Control) checklists, and other laboratory records as needed;   Prepares reagents, stains, and other test/procedure materials;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through three (3) years of full-time experience equivalent to a Clinical Laboratory Scientist I in the County of Santa Clara.   Special Requirement Possession of a valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Bioanalyst, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Chemist, or Clinical Microbiologist license, issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services, as appropriate for the area of specialization. is required.   Knowledge of: Modern training methods;   Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals, and hazardous waste;   Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, and practices related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;   Use, care, maintenance, repair, and inventory of various laboratory equipment, instruments, and supplies;   Normal and abnormal test results;   Quality control methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory.   Ability to: Provide support and assistance utilizing teamwork to resolve problems and promote achievement of common goals;   Train all levels of laboratory personnel in technical laboratory procedures and equipment usage;   Calibrate, troubleshoot, adjust, and maintain highly sensitive laboratory equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and established laboratory, procedures; make necessary emergency equipment repairs;   Review the work of students and other laboratory personnel, checking for accuracy within specifications;   Independently perform standard, complex, and non-routine clinical laboratory tests accurately and with skill;   Collect specimens from patients with skill, patience, and tact;   Be sensitive, courteous, and responsive;   Maintain records and prepare technical, factual reports of test results;   Follow written and oral technical directions;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Evaluate normal and abnormal test results. Closing Date/Time: 9/29/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, learns the laws, policies and administrative procedures related to County social work programs; learns and applies the principles and techniques of problem solving; learns and applies social work techniques to a variety of social service functions; learns to make social studies to determine needs, identify problems and treatment plans for a variety of socio-economic needs. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply.  If you speak a second language fluently (speak, read and write), please specify that on your application.  If selected for a language skilled position, the ability to speak, read and write fluently in the chosen language will be tested. The established eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacant positions. Note: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled on November 16th, 2020 (between the hours of 7:30am and 5:00pm) and November 20th, 2020 (between the hours of 7:30am and 9:00pm). Typical Tasks Learns and applies the basic principles and techniques of social work; Interviews clients and families in the home or office to assess socio-economic problems and needs; Develops and carries out social service assessment plans; Interprets policies and regulations to clients and the community; Refers clients to and assists in utilizing appropriate community and other resources; Reviews cases and social work progress with supervisor; With supervisor's concurrence, may refer clients to other staff when needs of client are beyond the level of competence or area of responsibility; Participates in-service training and extra-curricular courses; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Assists clients in obtaining and completing various forms; Supervises visitations between clients and biological family members; recording visitations in appropriate log book; May transport clients to appointments such as: medical and therapy appointments, evaluations, and court appointments; May assist with admitting or releasing tasks at the Receiving Assessment and Intake Center; May prepare necessary and assigned documentation such as incident reports, maintenance requests; May assist children with the care and protection of their belongings that are brought to the Receiving Assessment and Intake Center; Participates in meetings related to assignment; May provide direct care and supervision of children and youth; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college and one (1) year of experience working with children, youth and/or adult populations.   OR   Completion of sixty (60) college semester units from an accredited college and two (2) years of experience comparable to a Community Worker, Eligibility Worker II, Program Services Aide, Employment Counselor II or Children's Counselor, equivalent to the classifications within Santa Clara County.   Possession of a valid California Driver's license, prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Existing socio-economic conditions; Basic principles of social work; Interviewing techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain rapport with clients; Learn and interpret complex laws, policies and procedures; Speak and write effectively; Interview effectively; Communicate effectively and sensitively with individuals representing diverse cultures and backgrounds; Prepare and present accurate and effective reports. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to have charge of and coordinate the fiscal activities of a medium to large County department having complex and diverse accounting programs and procedures, including budget preparation and management, and related business management functions. Typical Tasks As the chief fiscal officer of a medium to large County department, plans, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of a staff engaged in maintaining departmental accounts and records and control of the approved budgets, preparing periodic fiscal reports, and performing a variety of related functions;   Provides direction to ensure conformance with County-wide, departmental and other policies and procedures;   Reviews, analyzes, recommends and implements procedural changes in the preparation, maintenance and control of the departmental accounting records and budgets, and other activities;   Advises staff on the more difficult professional problems arising in the accounting work;   Selects and trains staff, evaluates their performance and takes or recommends appropriate action;   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;   Makes presentations on fiscal matters to department and County-wide leadership;   Advises superiors on the condition of accounting records and the status of the approved budget and makes recommendations on specific problems such as the possible transfer of budget allotments;   Maintains accounting control over collection and disbursements of money;   Assumes responsibility for preparing the financial aspects of proposals and reports submitted for support from Federal, State and other agencies, and for the establishment and maintenance of budgetary controls required by the granting agencies;   Acts as liaison with related County service units, such as the Controller's Office;   May directly participate in the planning and implementation of data processing procedures analysis;   May supervise staff in the financial monitoring of County-funded service contracts;   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, Economics, Auditing, or closely related field;   AND   Five (5) years of professional experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, and/or finance work, at least three (3) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. 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.   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: The theory, principles, practices and techniques of current public and business administration as it relates to government budgeting, accounting, finance, financial analysis and information systems;   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;   Principles of organization, administration, supervision and training;   Grants, contracts and trust fund management;   Laws and regulations governing the financial operation of the County;   Auditing practices and principles;   Office management practices and procedures;   Principles of fiscal computer systems and software.   Ability to:   Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with subordinates, management and others;   Plan and direct the work of others;   Motivate and train lower level staff;   Analyze and evaluate complex administrative problems relating to fiscal activities;   Prepare clear and concise reports;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Interpret and apply rules and regulations governing the methods of operation of the department to which assigned;   Prepare departmental budget and monitor revenue and expenditures;   Use various computer applications and software in support of accounting;   Manage multiple priorities and work under pressure. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to provide interpretation/translation services for Social Services Agency clients in Santa Clara County. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination tentatively scheduled on the following dates: Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Applicants referred for a specific language skill must successfully pass the bilingual certification exam to demonstrate proficiency in Reading, Writing and Speaking in both English and the second language prior to hire. Typical Tasks Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the classification. Job specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed by every incumbent. Provides language interpretation services between department staff and clients and their family during the client's interaction with Social Services Agency staff;   Translates foreign language documents and correspondence received by staff from clients, employers, foreign governments, etc. to English;   Translates forms and notices from English into other languages;   Writes correspondence in a foreign language to clients as directed by Social Services Agency staff;   Performs generic translating services for agency programs;   Performs routine tasks related to maintaining translation records;   Files correspondence and other documents in alphabetical and/or numerical filing system order;   May read forms to clients and assist clients with completing the forms correctly;   May provide basic information on social services benefits to facilitate client understanding;   May travel offsite to provide translation services at community meetings or during client visits;   May assist in preparation of brochures, audio-visual materials, and written materials for non-English speaking groups;   May assist in certification of bilingual employees;   May assist in training other translators; and   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through one (1) year of interpretation and translation experience in a second language.   Special Requirement Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work.  If driving, possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization.   Knowledge of: Interpretation/translation of at least one language, other than English, including intracultural literary levels, principal idioms, and slang;   General human services and entitlement programs and an understanding of terminology in English and a second language;   Legal ramifications of interpretation/translation;   Ethnic customs, cultural and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups;   Filing in English and one other language;   Vocabulary, grammar, spelling, punctuation and style/format in English and at least one other language;   Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distressed people;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database.   Ability to: Speak, read, and write in English and a second language fluently;   Interact with a wide range of multi-cultural and non-English speaking clients;   Translate detailed human services and legal information from written materials and documents for client's signature;   Convey sensitive or complex case management information;   Communicate effectively with clients, their families, and staff;   Prepare brochures, memos, other literature, and audio-visual materials relating to policies and procedures in another language;   Work under emergency or stressful situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to plan, organize, manage and coordinate contracts and program activities for Managed Care and Valley Health Plan, etc. Incumbents interface with County Counsel, Patient Business Services, Professional Group, and the Board of Supervisors and serve as a liaison for Valley Health Plan. 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 Reviews contracts from multiple entities desiring to contract hospital or physician services from Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System;   Performs program and cost analysis and market research on a variety of hospital, clinic, medical group and health related projects as needed and on an on-going basis;   Develops and negotiates commercial and Medi-Cal contracts with HMO's, PPO's, clinics, and physicians groups for Valley Medical Center (VMC), and VMC physicians; Medi-Cal Managed Care contracts and specialty referral and ancillary contracts on behalf of Valley Health Plan; business development contracts with other community providers for VMC;   Negotiates all rates/reimbursements for all commercial hospital and physician services;   Develops and negotiates terms and conditions for all commercial contracts including health plans, medical groups, and third party payors;   Performs cost analysis of inpatient and outpatient hospital and physician services;   Coordinates with various hospital departments to ensure contract compliance including utilization management, case management, claims, billing, admitting, and finance;   Identifies revenue producing opportunities for hospital and physician group within healthcare community;   Acts as primary contact/liaison for operational problem between hospital departments and health plans;   Provides in-service training to other departments relative to contract implementation;   Acts as a resource for departments at Valley Medical Center regarding managed care contract interpretation;   Serves on inter-departmental committees on a regular basis and ad-hoc basis for contracting, planning, and marketing related activities;   Prepares and submits transmittals related to delegation of authority, contracts review, office leases and other actions that require approval from the Board of Supervisors;   Prepares Request For Proposals for vendor selection for SCVH&HS and other county agencies;   Facilitates the selection process of outside vendors and negotiation and preparation of contracts with such vendors;   Develops responses to Request For Proposals from insurers, other health care providers, other county agencies and other entities;   Coordinates any required interdepartmental response regarding Request For Proposals and interfaces with County Counsel and outside counsel on related legal issues;   Assists the Director of Planning and Marketing in administrative activities and responds to numerous internal and external inquiries for information regarding SCVH&HS services;   Identifies program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and service improvements;   Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts; Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in health care administration, public administration or a related field AND four years of professional level analytical or administrative experience, two of which must be in a health care setting. A Master's degree in one of the disciplines listed above may be substituted for one year of the non-health care experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of health care delivery systems and the issues shaping the health care industry;   Strategic planning in a health care setting;   Contracting principles, including contract evaluation and monitoring related to health care administration, and health plan and hospital operation;   Health care and Managed Care regulations at Federal, State, and local levels;   Insurance industry practices and healthcare payment mechanisms;   Current Managed Care information systems issues including enrollment and billing systems, utilization/authorization management and management reporting systems;   Trends and policies that affect healthcare;   Health care cost structure and cost analysis, healthcare and managed care financing/reimbursement principles;   Statistical analysis and techniques including computer based statistical programs;   Current legislation and trends in government policy that affect health care providers; Ability to:   Analyze health care utilization and financial implications;   Administer and monitor contract performance;   Direct and coordinate other department staff in resolving operations issues;   Develop business relationships and alliances with community providers;   Develop and write policies, procedures and projections;   Formulate, gather, analyze and present financial, informational and statistical data;   Evaluate program information and reach valid conclusions;   Communicate clearly and effectively with the public, agency staff and health care professionals at all level;   Establish and maintain effective communication with management, other health agencies/providers, and the general public;   Represent SCVHHS on assigned committees and with service providers. Closing Date/Time: 10/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   This is a specialized recruitment for the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT). PERT services will be provided in Santa Clara County and will incorporate culturally competent and best practice approaches for safety assessments and crisis intervention. The PERT model is a co-response crisis intervention model which utilizes a licensed mental health clinician, paired with a law enforcement officer. Clinicians will provide on the scene behavioral health assessment and service referrals to ensure clients receive needed services, divert individuals to community-based treatment and reduce Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS). Positions in Santa Clara County are assigned based on community need. Positions are located in Palo Alto/North County with the Palo Alto Police Department and the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department. Additional positions will be in the Central region of Santa Clara County and in other local jurisdictions. Shift days and hours are: In the north region of the County, two teams will operate with the Palo Alto Police department and two teams with the Sheriff's office. Available shifts include: shift 1 - Sunday - Wednesday (11:00 am - 10:00 pm) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week one shift each) shift 2 - Sunday - Wednesday (12:00 pm to 11:00 pm) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week one shift each) shift 3 - Wednesday - Saturday (11:00 am - 10:00 pm) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week) and shift 4 - Wednesday - Saturday (12:00 pm - 11:00 pm) (10 hour shift/ 4 days a week) The same number of four shifts will apply to the Central area of the County when it is rolled out. Law Enforcement assignments will be determined at that time. The total number of teams will be four PERT teams. Please note, this list may be used to fill future vacancies. A paid shift and/or a bilingual differential may be given to a hired applicant, this is based on a case by case basis, which will be determined by the department. Bilingual applicants in Spanish and Vietnamese are highly encouraged to apply as well as, other applicants who speak the following threshold languages: Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Farsi, and Filipino (Tagalog and Ilocano) languages. **A Livescan, background clearance is required for this position and offer of employment will be contingent upon passing these clearances.   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 Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the making of treatment plans;   May participate in group therapy programs;   Cooperates with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree or equivalent which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; and two years of post graduate counseling experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving in the field of mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Use psychiatric consultation effectively.   Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Variable Shift
Under general direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care of patients and to function as an expert clinician, consultant, educator and researcher.   The current vacancy is a  Clinical Nurse Specialist Extra Help position at VSC Oncology department located in the Sobrato Cancer Center. The Clinical Nurse Specialist will work day shift during the week. This Clinical Nurse Specialist will provide clinical expertise in Oncology in addition to providing advance clinical practice education, evidenced-based practice, mentoring, quality improvement and research as it relates to Oncology. The Clinical Nurse Specialist will design teaching programs for patients, their families and oncology staff in addition to various other duties. For more questions, please contact Barbara French at Barbara.French@hhs.sccgov.org .   The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available, this may include full time, part time, and extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   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 Clinician Provides or may facilitate direct nursing care to patients or their families through selected client caseload;   Performs ongoing evaluation of the nursing care of patients requiring continued follow-up;   Provides or guides nursing staff in the deliverance of expert nursing care;   Develops and/or facilitates the development of comprehensive nursing interventions for specific clients based on expert assessment of the client's needs, goals and outcomes;   Documents all care given on the patient's progress notes in the medical record;   Collaborates with other members of the health care team to develop an integrated plan of care;   Develops and implements discharge plans for referred patients; making referrals as appropriate;   Provides patient/family supportive counseling and education when appropriate;   Coordinates patient care between inpatient and outpatient departments; Consultant   Serves as consultant to nursing Staff, medical staff and other health care providers in area of specialization;   Establishes standards for nursing practice in consultation with Nursing Administration;   Collaborates with Nursing Administration to develop appropriate policies and procedures;   Plans, facilitates, and participates in nursing and interdisciplinary rounds and conferences;   Represents nursing during hospital/community conferences and committees;   Serves as a consultant to hospital materials management and County Purchasing personnel regarding supplies and equipment; Educator   Serves as a resource person in area of expertise to community members, agencies and students of health profession;   Assesses the need for and identifies, designs and implements classes, courses, and seminars to meet educational needs of staff as related to the care of target patients;   Provides direct teaching to patients and families and/or coordinates instruction by others;   Utilizes and evaluates various teaching strategies to meet the individual learning needs of patients and families during various phases of health care; Researcher   Evaluates and disseminates pertinent research findings;   Identifies, designs and conducts nursing research;   Assists staff members in understanding and utilizing research finding in their practice;   Utilizes research findings for patient care planning and implementation; General   Provides a monthly and annual summary of patient statistics and job activities to designated Nursing and Medical Administration;   Establishes and evaluates yearly objectives;   Participates as an active member on select nursing and health- and hospital-wide committees;   Pursues continuing education to expand knowledge and clinical expertise;   Evaluates own practice and updates goals and competencies. 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: Qualified applicants typically would have:   1) At least five years experience, evidence of expertise and competency in identified nursing specialty; 2) Experience in assessing patient and family learning needs and developing teaching programs; 3) Advanced educational preparation in identified nursing specialty or related area at the Master's level; 4) Nationally recognized certification as an expert in identified nursing specialty preferred. Closing Date/Time: 9/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
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. Clinical Nurse II 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 . New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II.   This recruitment is for career opportunities at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center(SCVMC) only. 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.   SCVMC Rehabilitation comes alive each day with activity that few other centers in the country can match.  As a comprehensive, acute care center, SCVMC operates specialized units for spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other conditions that might require rehabilitation care.  Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Recreational Therapists, Case Managers, Psychologists and others bring enormous expertise and compassion to their work.   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 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.   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: 9/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
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. Clinical Nurse III would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience .  This recruitment is for career opportunities at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center(SCVMC) only. 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.   SCVMC Rehabilitation comes alive each day with activity that few other centers in the country can match.  As a comprehensive, acute care center, SCVMC operates specialized units for spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other conditions that might require rehabilitation care.  Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Recreational Therapists, Case Managers, Psychologists and others bring enormous expertise and compassion to their work.     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 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: 9/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, incumbents apply the theoretical concepts of nursing in order to perform routine nursing patient care within established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations; and develop the skills, knowledge and techniques of acute nursing. This is the entry-level class in the series. This recruitment is for career opportunities at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center(SCVMC) only. 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.   SCVMC Rehabilitation comes alive each day with activity that few other centers in the country can match.  As a comprehensive, acute care center, SCVMC operates specialized units for spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other conditions that might require rehabilitation care.  Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Recreational Therapists, Case Managers, Psychologists and others bring enormous expertise and compassion to their work.     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 Obtains data for nursing assessment from patient and/or family;   Learns to utilize assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;   Observes patient behavior and documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies obvious patient care problems and established priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnoses;   Under direction initiates a patient care plan and collaborates with other staff members when appropriate; may suggest revisions to a patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;   Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;   Under direction, plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Complies with external and internal licensure regulations and accreditation body standards pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes and implements legal and ethical responsibilities and duties of registered nurses;   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;   Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;   Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;   Documents 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;   Under direction teaches patient and families.   Seeks supervision and guidance in developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and when functioning in unfamiliar situations. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;   Communicates evaluation outcomes to appropriate staff;   Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse or RN Interim Permittee 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: An entry candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse License and less than one year acute care nursing experience, or California Interim Permit issued to a graduate of a registered nurse program. A re-entry candidate would typically have past acute care nursing experience, have just completed a registered nurse refresher program, and have an active California Registered Nurse License. Closing Date/Time: 9/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to develop, organize, plan, direct, and manage the building maintenance, repair and minor improvement projects for County real property and facilities. Typical Tasks Reviews and analyzes maintenance project requests; provides recommendations to contractors on construction methods, materials, labor, and other resources necessary to complete projects; Determines the most viable methods of procuring desired services; Conducts evaluations of existing site conditions for assigned projects, develops scope of work for projects, and prepares construction budget; Prepares bid documents and selects potential bidders; conducts pre-bid walkthrough and provides technical construction expertise as necessary; Prepares, reviews and analyzes maintenance, repair or minor improvement  contracts; Manages and coordinates construction work schedules and budgets; Administers contracts and insures completion of assigned construction projects within contract specifications; Provides liaison for the  Department  with all interested parties including County employees, clients, departments, public agencies, outside contractors, and the public; Coordinates and performs quality assurance of  the work of County employees and contractors; May supervise employees and contract staff; Provides technical training and guidance in contract applications such as the County accounting system and computerized maintenance management systems; Prepares status reports on projects; makes recommendations and presentations verbally, in writing, graphically or in other formats when necessary; Inspects and approves project progress and scheduling of payments; Ensures contractual provisions are met; monitors and enforces warranties; Maintains complete and accurate contract documents and archives according to County of Santa Clara policies and procedures; May  be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below.   Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction/Project Management or closely related field   AND   Four (4) years of increasing responsible experience in building maintenance project management and/or construction project management.  Two (2) years of the experience must include project planning, estimating, construction contract bidding, scheduling for facility maintenance, or new facility construction.    Completion of an apprenticeship program or equivalent training in one of the construction trades is desirable.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.   Knowledge of: General contracting principles, laws and ethics, including California Government Contracting; Project management principles, practices, and common procedures; Building and structure diagrams, plans and specifications; Computer software applications to write maintenance project specifications and  project schedules, view construction drawings and produce dimensional takeoff; Contemporary maintenance or construction methods, practices, and techniques; Construction logistics, material procurement, cost estimation, budgeting, and scheduling techniques; California Government codes, laws, and regulations pertaining to public building and maintenance construction, contract components and requirements; Commercial construction procurement, estimating, project planning, construction bidding methods, and scheduled maintenance upon completion of new construction; Work inspection and invoice certification for contract payment; Commercial maintenance or construction contract administration including scheduling, phasing, logistics, and new construction methods.  Ability to: Analyze work requests and develop proposals; Implement, schedule and manage maintenance, repair or minor improvement  projects; Prepare, organize and maintain maintenance or construction documents, site evaluations and project specification reports; Follow procurement guidelines for contract development and format; Perform contract administration, schedule phasing and plan construction logistics; Prepare, analyze, and approve procurement contracts, service agreements and other contracts and transmittals submitted to the Board of Supervisors; Utilize software programs to track materials, labor resource costs and develop work project estimates; Coordinate the work completion process; identify potential bidders, conduct pre-bid meetings, site walk through and technical evaluation of bids; Monitor and manage project schedules and budgets, coordinate and inspect projects during completion, review progress payments, recommend authorization of payments, and provide final inspection and acceptance of contract; Establish and monitor a warranty database and an equipment lifecycle database; Supervise, train, and monitor the work of others. Closing Date/Time: 9/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 11, 2020
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 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 - Critical Care Prefer experience in Intensive Care and completion of a Critical Care Training program. Positions available in critical care units at each hospital include: Saint Louise Regional Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit O'Connor Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Medical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Cardiac Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Surgical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Trauma Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Burn Unit 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   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: 9/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 10, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, evaluates the physical therapy needs for assigned patients, and develops, implements, and documents treatment plans and goals to meet these needs, in an inpatient and outpatient hospital or California Children's Services (CCS) setting. Candidates must posses a valid license, or proof of application for licensing, from the Physical Therapy Board of California, to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of California. 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 Patient Care Performs relatively routine patient care with fundamental skills in clinical reasoning, problem-solving and treatment interventions; Examines, evaluates, and tests individuals with mechanical, physiological and developmental impairments, functional limitations, and disability or other health and movement-related conditions; Determines diagnosis of the physical impairments or movement-related functional limitations, prognosis, plan of therapeutic intervention and frequency/duration of intervention; Designs, implements, and modifies therapeutic interventions to alleviate movement-related impairments, functional limitations and disabilities. Interventions may include, but are not limited to, the following: therapeutic exercise; movement-related functional training; gait training, manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization; therapeutic massage; airway clearance techniques; integumentary protection and repair techniques; debridement and wound care; and physical agent, mechanical and electrotherapeutic modalities; Evaluates for, recommends, applies and, as appropriate, fabricates movement- related assistive, adaptive, protective, prosthetic and supportive devices and equipment, and trains patients in their use; Integrates examination, evaluation, movement-related diagnosis, prognosis and intervention in a manner designed to maximize outcomes, and modifies treatment accordingly; Provides patient and family/caregiver education and training; Performs indirect patient care duties that may include: communicating/coordinating care with patients, families/caregivers, and other professionals; discharge planning; documenting all elements of patient management; participating in patient care conferences; reviewing medical records; charging for patient care; referring to other professionals or resources; Works to prevent injury, impairment, movement-related functional limitation or disability including the promotion and maintenance of fitness, health and quality of life for all age groups; Performs the tasks listed above for an assigned caseload of patients. Clinical Supervisory Responsibilities  May supervise volunteers and students. Administrative Responsibilities   Assumes selected responsibilities of other staff during temporary absences; May assist with selected aspects of the orientation and training of new service personnel; May assist in the day-to-day operations of assigned service. Professional Development  Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional growth; Participates in research as appropriate; Assists with program development as assigned; Provides guidance to interns, Physical Therapist Assistants and Therapy Technicians;  May be assigned as Disaster Service Worker, as required;  Other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through a valid license, or proof of application for licensing, from the Physical Therapy Board of California, to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of California. Must pass the next scheduled examination as detailed in Article 2 of the State of California "Physical Therapy Regulations" or be released from position. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practice of Physical Therapy; Pathologies and injuries that result in physical impairment; Evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to routine patient care; Regulatory practice requirements.   Ability to: Develop, implement and adapt treatment programs; Evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments; Write clearly and concisely; Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals; Establish and maintain effective relationships with others; Efficiently manage time and priorities; Demonstrate appropriate patient handling skills; Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects; Assist, support, lift and transfer patients. Closing Date/Time: 9/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific