County of Santa Clara

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

Mission

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

Core Values

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

 

   

63 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 17, 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. Clinical Nurse I - Pediatrics/Peds ICU Positions available in Pediatrics/ Peds ICU units at each hospital includes: O'Connor Hospital - Pediatric Acute Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Pediatrics Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Pediatric ICU 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 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment 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: 2/2/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 17, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Chief Healthcare Technology Officer (CHTO), the Director of Information Technology will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department business/clinical technology solutions. This executive leadership position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business/clinical issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption. The current vacancy is for the Director of IT Healthcare. The Director IT-Healthcare, under the direction of the Chief Healthcare Technology Officer (CHTO), will have the responsibility to provide department leadership for the development, implementation and support of integrated technology solutions with a focus on the Health and Hospital Systems business and clinical operations, including Valley Medical Center, and ambulatory clinics.   This position will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide department leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, agency-wide business technology solutions.   The expectation of this role is to find the most efficient and effective approach to working with the HHS customers on technology use for their business/clinical needs, developing solutions to respond to changing customer demand, implementing new and emerging technologies, and representing agency needs in development and execution of the enterprise IT initiatives. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE This recruitment will remain open until position is filled. This recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date, therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application.  No paper applications will be accepted.  Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website must go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. It is important that the following information be included in your application as it will be evaluated during the competitive review step of the recruitment process:    1. Résumé 2. Contact information for a minimum of three references 3. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages. 4. Answers to the online supplemental questions   Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Patricia Carrillo , Executive Services at (408) 299-5897 . STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENT Subscribe to our Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter ! Click Here Or follow us on: Instagram  Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook    facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Twitter  @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Directs the development and implementation of integrated IT initiatives to support business/clinical strategies. Initiate and direct transparent service level agreements (SLA's) with customers that set expectations, measures performance, support a balanced budget and impacts customer satisfaction; Anticipate needs for new or modified systems and proactively seek IT solutions that will benefit the County's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost effective manner; Manage, identify and remove obstacles to change; generate the appropriate communication, process timelines, action steps and educational plans to guide internal and external customers through the various phases of implementation of change initiatives Serves on governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations, determines IT investments, pricing, and product strategies and develops budgets; engage in collaborative planning processes to ensure high quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Direct, supervise and guide departmental staff by establishing departmental goals, policies and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance and counseling staff members regarding their performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations; Manages the skills and competency development of information technology staff based on emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives; Advises departmental management of existing and emerging IT issues and trends and their implications for current and proposed departmental information technology initiatives; Represents the department on County-wide information systems committees and task forces involved in or lead the development of large scale automated information systems. Manage multiple project activities and budgets; including assuming major responsibility for planning and directing individual projects and supervising multi-disciplinary project teams so that all work is high-quality and completed on time and within budget Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, and 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 required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position. Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions.   Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of management of information technology; Principles and practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration and personnel management, labor relations; Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people and resources; Principles and practices for meeting quality standards for customer service and evaluating customer satisfaction, individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Practices and techniques of complex problem solving and review related information to develop and evaluate different approaches and implement solutions; Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control; and Effective management of fiscal resources including IT investments, pricing and product strategies.   Ability To: Initiate, organize and develop plans and procedures for implementing and managing complex IT programs, including the ability to develop technology strategies; Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to mobilize resources to undertake collaborative and creative solutions; Establish credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and key stakeholders; Express ideas and communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written form; Plan, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of departmental staff; Coach and mentor staff and establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Ability to plan and monitor IT spending, pricing models and use of expenditures to meet business strategies; and Stay informed on emerging trends and link and apply complex technologies to business strategies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 16, 2020
Variable Shift
Under supervision of permanent Registrar of Voters' staff operates materials handling equipment and performs manual tasks in the receipt, storage, and delivery of a variety of election materials and related tasks as required. Assignments in this classification are temporary part-time assignments, plus overtime as needed, normally during election season. Typical Tasks Loads and unloads election materials stock from delivery vehicles;  Unpacks, stores, and rearranges election supplies;  Operates forklifts and other materials handling equipment;  Checks incoming orders, in cases not involving difficult identification problems, for accurate quantity and specifications;  Prepares election materials for issuance or delivery;  Drives vehicles, including trucks, to deliver election materials;  Assists with election supply inventories;  Creates Voter Information display boards;  Packs election supply kits from multiple items in preparation for delivery;  Uses manual and low level electronic machinery to move materials within warehouse areas;  Moves election supplies for testing and quality control process;  Acts as navigator with a delivery team delivering election materials;  Organizes, sorts, and attains physical counts of materials to be restocked;  Supports mass mailing operation of official election information;  Performs related work as required.  Some assignments may require: Operating a forklift to stock and/or relocate palletized material from high level racks;  Acting as a driver with a delivery team with a truck in delivering materials. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   Training and Experience:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma   AND Six (6) months of experience in storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage and issuance of goods.    Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit is required for some assignments.   Possession and maintenance of a Forklift Operators Certification is required for assignments where forklift use is required.   Knowledge of: Storeroom methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage and issuance of goods;  Machinery used in warehouses;  Safe lifting practices.   Ability to: Operate manual and low level electronic machinery;  Exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies;  Understand and follow oral and simple written instructions;   Maintain effective working relationships with others;  Navigate to delivery locations;  Perform basic clerical work including simple computer usage;  Work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed due to the workload. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 16, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise and perform responsible professional field and office engineering and surveying work in connection with the location, design, construction and maintenance of public works; and to participate in a variety of services and special studies requiring the application of professional knowledge and skills. Typical Tasks Assigns work, gives instructions and passes upon engineering problems in connection with standards and designs involved in maintaining and constructing roads and highways, buildings, drainage facilities, bridges and other public works projects;   Determines routes, alignment and grades for roads, and calculates earthwork quantities for excavation and filling;   Makes estimates of materials needed for construction work;   Directs other engineering personnel in preparing final plans and maps;   Supervises the preparation of detailed drawings and specifications;   Writes reports and makes estimates of a specialized nature in connection with various engineering projects;   Makes preliminary designs and estimates for determining budgetary needs for construction and maintenance activities;   And performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from college with major work in civil engineering or a related field and four years of experience in highway or public works engineering. Registration as a civil engineer in the State of California at the time of appointment. Knowledge of: The methods, materials and equipment used in public works construction and in surveying for and planning such construction;   Modern standards of alignment and grade of highways;   Structural design of highway, drainage and other public works structures;   Topographical and construction surveying;   Accurate mapping methods;   Principles of supervision and training. Ability to:   Supervise and review the work of others;   Inspect plans for the methods of construction;   Perform design and lay-out work;   Prepare specifications and write technical reports;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 2/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to coordinate the development, implementation, monitoring, and quality improvement activities of select standards and policies for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs; to function as the key liaison to hospitals and specialty care centers including but not limited to: Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals; Trauma Centers, segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) Programs, Stroke Programs, Pediatric Critical Care Centers and Burn Centers; and to collaborate with physicians, nurses, administrators, pre-hospital providers and other community members within Santa Clara County, the region, and the State. The current vacancy is for a full-time Specialty Programs Nurse Coordinator position located at the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. However, the established list will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Oversees receiving hospital and specialty receiving center compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures, and best practices; Coordinates policy and procedure development for the Emergency Medical Services Agency; Acts as primary liaison with public and private receiving hospitals and specialty care hospitals; Supervises, monitors, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff; Coordinates the EMS Agency's clinical specialty programs which includes, but is not limited to: EMS Medical Center/Alternate Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals, Trauma Centers, STEMI Centers, Stroke Centers, Burn Centers, Pediatric Trauma Centers, the EMS Children program and other related programs; Provides quality improvement activities related to hospitals and specialty centers and programs; Prepares complex and detailed reports and procedures; Monitors compliance to contracts and specialty receiving facility agreements; Assists in the development and implementation of long range specialty receiving operational plans and serves on related committees and task forces; Provides staff support to clinical specialty care committees; Prepares and administers applicable specialty receiving program grants; Assists in annual budget preparation; Supports the EMS Agency Medical Director; Represents the County as assigned; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline such as Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field AND three (3) years of emergency or critical care nursing experience. A Master's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline is preferred. Experience as a mobile intensive care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, trauma coordinator or experience working in an EMS Agency is preferred. Knowledge of: Emergency nursing care of the ill and injured patients;   Working knowledge and experience in the provision of emergency medical services;   Pertinent State and local laws and regulations;   Common computer office applications. Ability to:   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;   Plan, monitor and evaluate specialty programs and service delivery;   Identify problems and investigate and evaluate alternatives; recommend/implement effective solutions;   Interpret, explain and apply applicable regulations, policy and procedures;   Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports and written correspondence;   Represent the department and the county in meetings and make effective presentations;   Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines;   Maintain accurate records and files;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with emergency medical care professionals at all levels and others encountered in the course of assignment. Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision to operate a computerized communications console and other telephone, paging, emergency, and alarm devices which are part of the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) communications network or to work in the Protective Services Control Center at SCVMC monitoring cameras and alarms and dispatching associated calls. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Answers routine and emergency telephone calls (including TTY calls) and through inquiry determines and makes connection; Pages and locates physicians and other persons within the hospital buildings; Relays messages for physicians; Provides information to callers concerning clinic schedules, visiting hours, services of the various hospital departments and outpatient clinics, locations of facilities/services and (when permissible) locations of patients or medical personnel; Places local and long distance phone calls for employees and patients; Monitors fire and smoke alarms, alerts appropriate personnel regarding specific location of alarms, and follows prescribed follow up procedures 24 hours a day, seven days a week; Monitors cardiac arrest alarms, uses overhead and individual pagers to contact code team, verifies that team members have arrived, and repages when necessary; Monitors other alarms and video equipment within the hospital including pharmacy storage alarms, infant security system, fire pump (water) monitor, and panic buttons in departments and dispatches protective services and environmental/maintenance services personnel as required; Monitors security cameras and dispatches associated calls; Verifies that Protective Services Officers have arrived on calls and assigns additional officers if necessary; Operates a communications radio when Protective Services Office clerical staff is not doing so, dispatches radio traffic (Protective Services Officers, Sheriff s Office, etc.), and logs traffic in the radio log; Issues equipment from the Control Center to Protective Services Officers as necessary; Maintains constantly changing database of phone and pager numbers by name and location; Maintains changing rosters of on-duty personnel including those in various medical services, respiratory therapy, and environmental services and routinely uses those rosters to locate on-duty personnel; Refers callers to other service agencies as necessary; Maintains various logs and records of communications activity on a daily basis; Activates the Emergency Telephone Power Failure Switch and follows prescribed procedures when the communications system fails; Alerts on-duty staff regarding major and minor trauma arrivals in the Emergency Room and logs notification of those arrivals and the estimated minutes to arrival; dispatches protective services and medical personnel to the roof/other site of helicopter arrival; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to perform the above typical tasks and to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: A successful candidate would typically possess one year of work experience operating a computerized telecommunications system. Knowledge of: Operation of a computerized communications console; Basic computer operations including use of communications and database programs; Sufficient, appropriate fluency and vocabulary in English and any other language the employee is certified to use with the public; Telephone courtesy and appropriate behavior toward staff, patients, and public; Familiarity with medical terminology to be able to assist callers/visitors with services and locations of the various hospital departments and outpatient clinics;  Ability to: Learn to operate the hospital s computerized call director console and the various alarm/emergency systems quickly and accurately; Learn the various Emergency Procedures Codes applicable to SCVMC; Keep accurate and complete records; Learn and remember names, locations, numbers and emergency procedures; Think quickly, prioritize and perform multiple tasks effectively under stress; Communicate in a calm and reassuring manner under stressful conditions; Speak clearly and enunciate well in English; Be courteous, polite, and effective in dealing with staff, patients, and public; Work odd hours and rotating shifts including weekends and holidays; Employ good eye/hand coordination and finger dexterity; Type on a computer keyboard at a speed sufficient to perform typical tasks above. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. The Social Worker II list may be used to fill vacancies as they occur within Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services. These positions are alternately staffed and may be filled at the Social Worker II Level or Social Worker III Level. Candidates must submit a separate application for each level that they are interested in being considered for. Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency and may be assigned to duties which may include:  receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigating allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry, are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidates must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.       Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs.   Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. The Social Worker III list may be used to fill vacancies as they occur within Social Services Agency, Department Family and Children Services. These positions are alternately staffed and may be filled at the Social Worker II Level or Social Worker III Level. Candidates must submit a separate application for each level that they are interested in being considered for. Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency. The Social Worker III duties may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application. Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs. Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide a variety of visitor services support activities in support of daily park operations, public access, and programs. The Park Services Attendant position exists in a variety of park units across the County, including campground parks, day use parks, and lake parks.  NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination. The written exam is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21.  Typical Tasks Computes and collects appropriate vehicle entry, camping, use permit, special event, and other related fees;   Registers campers and picnic users, sells and completes reservations, and checks permits for special events;   Assists with opening and closing gates, ensuring no lock-ins, and providing traffic control preparation and monitoring;   Performs administrative tasks, including completing weekly cash summaries, verifying and depositing receipts, recording accounts receivables, and preparing reports related to monies collected;   Provides information and directions to the public and responds appropriately to complaints and questions;   Operates and maintains specialized equipment related to the public use of park facilities (i.e., trap and skeet machines, targets, etc.);   Contacts Park personnel and County Communications using two-way radios and cell phones;   Cleans and restocks restrooms, picks up and removes litter, empties garbage cans, and changes trash liners in the general work location;   Maintains security of computers, cell phones, radios, cash, materials, and supplies;   May occasionally provide assistance with watering, weeding, maintaining vegetation, removing non-native plant species, and planting trees, plants, and seedlings;   May assist in preparing materials, collecting information, greeting participants, setting up displays, and distributing various materials;   Conducts compliance checks and reports unlawful conduct to Park Rangers or other proper authorities;   Sells tickets, annual passes, firewood, and other related items and supplies;   May perform recreational equipment inspections to ensure proper access and safe operations, including but not limited to prechecking for valid registration, vessel inspections, and prechecking spark arrestors;   May provide basic instructions to temporary employees and volunteers;   May perform basic first aid and assist with emergencies;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge, skills, and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.   and   Six (6) months of full-time experience providing customer service and/or fee collection operations that included heavy public contact.   Special Requirements 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.   Possession of a Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by the American Red Cross before completion of the probationary period.   May be required to obtain Level One Watercraft Inspection Training.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of customer service and public relations;   Basic mathematics to perform simple calculations;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.   Ability to:  Provide quality service to internal and external customers;   Follow and understand oral and written instructions;   Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;   Effectively interpret and explain rules and regulations governing parks facilities and programs;   Deal tactfully and courteously with a culturally diverse visitor population;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels;   Perform simple landscaping duties and safely operate and maintain small tools;   Utilize specialized departmental computer programs. Physical Requirements Climb, kneel, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and grasp;   Lift, push, and pull up to forty (40) pounds;   Work outside in variable temperatures and weather conditions;   Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and other irregular hours;   Must conform to departmental uniform standards. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to receive classroom and on-the-job training in managing a caseload comprised of clients receiving assistance through one or more public assistance programs and private healthcare plans listed under the California Healthcare Exchange. To obtain, verify, analyze, evaluate and update financial, personal and social information from applicants and clients of one or more public assistance programs to determine eligibility for benefits and to assist individuals by reviewing and informing clients of available private healthcare plans listed under the California Healthcare Exchange. This is a trainee level position within the Eligibility Worker series.  Successful candidates must satisfactorily complete six months of training, tentatively scheduled to begin, May 4, 2020, before promoting to Eligibility Worker II.  If training is not satisfactorily completed, trainee will be released from County employment.  Absence during the six month training will jeopardize completion of the program, therefore, vacations will NOT be approved during the training period. Those with cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, or bilingual skills, are encouraged to apply (especially: Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Farsi, Russian, Cambodian, Arabic and others).  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 hiring into a bilingual position.  Bilingual assignments and office locations are based on business need. NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for the following dates: February 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2020.   Typical Tasks For purposes of training/learning: Learns to analyze, evaluate and verify financial, personal and social information to determine eligibility and benefit levels for public assistance programs and follows Federal and State guidelines to assist individuals by reviewing and informing clients of available private healthcare plans listed under the California Healthcare Exchange;   Learns to review and comply with court orders and legal filings;   Computes financial budgets and evaluates clients' benefits using required data and case management systems; initiates and updates budget, records and other documents subject to approval and authorization by supervisor or trainer;   Makes data entries and reviews, reads and interprets computer printouts and/or information on computer screens and learns to utilize handbooks to rectify data inconsistencies and inaccuracies;   Organizes workload so that necessary records and documents are processed and updated in accordance with departmental and program deadlines and regulations, and is responsible for the quantity and quality of assigned work;   Reviews program materials and keeps abreast of and implements changes involving programs, regulations, policies and procedures, and systems;   Contacts individuals, public and private agencies, businesses and other sources to verify eligibility data or to clarify documentation discrepancies or gaps in information;   Interviews applicants and clients by phone or in person; obtains personal and financial information, assists with completion of forms, and obtains required verifications to determine potential program eligibility;   Documents information received, such as determinations, referrals and requests made, agreements and supplementary comments;   Learns to recognize problems that may require referrals and makes referrals to departmental social services programs or to other services or agencies;   Determines whether overpayments and/or over issuances are recoupable or ineligible for collection, and assists in collection when recoupable;   Reviews and/or determines eligibility for vendor payment issuance;   Learns to implement program regulations, policies and procedures for applicants and clients;   May conduct field visits to obtain or verify eligibility data, upon request;   May attend trainings, staff and workgroup meetings;   Testifies at hearings and in court, as needed;   Acts as a Mandated Reporter as required by County and/or State policies;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities are obtained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma;   AND   One (1) year of clerical work or customer relations experience, which includes six (6) months of public contact and interviewing to obtain financial and/or personal data.    Some positions may require the 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: Basic public contact skills and techniques of interviewing;   Standard office procedures and practices;   Goals of public assistance programs.   Ability to:  Learn how to read and interpret computer documents;   Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;   Reason logically and accurately, learn to work independently or in a team;   Interview effectively with people in difficult circumstances of deprivation or emotional distress to elicit personal and financial information;   Learn to assess family relationships and situations;   Determine clients' needs and make appropriate referrals;   Effectively and accurately utilize required data and case management systems to determine program eligibility;   Keep informed and adapt quickly to changes relating to agency program rules, policies and regulations;   Accurately gather, record and evaluate information necessary to determine eligibility for public assistance programs; follow State guidelines to assist individuals by reviewing and informing clients of available private healthcare plans listed under the California Healthcare Exchange, if requested;   Understand and accurately follow complex instructions and procedures;   Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation;   Perform mathematical calculations;   Organize workload so that records and documents are completed and updated within required strict time limits and deadlines;   Establish and maintain effective, courteous and harmonious working relationships with staff members and the public of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to assist the County Agricultural Commissioner in the administration, coordination and direction of agricultural enforcement programs; and to supervise the enforcement personnel of all agricultural programs. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of exciting times in Agriculture!  Want to make a positive contribution to the community as a Deputy Agricultural Commissioner? The County of Santa Clara's Agricultural Division offers an abundant diversity of daily activities ranging from supporting a pest detection dog team, to performing inspections at parcel facilities and a main post office distribution center for invasive exotic insect, plant, and pathogen pest species, to supporting a pesticide enforcement program that covers a spectrum from urban structural and home fumigation applications to organic and conventional agricultural settings including commodity and soil fumigation. Santa Clara County's top crops include nursery products, mushrooms, peppers, leafy greens, corn, beans, Asian vegetables, and we have over 50 wineries. The Agricultural Division of the County of Santa Clara operates within the greater Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency. The County of Santa Clara is a diverse and dynamic community where technology and culture come together. The County is looking for people to contribute to our mission of providing quality services to all. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, in addition to retirement and a deferred compensation plan. Come join us in helping to create a vibrant and positive workforce that benefits the entire community. Please note: Dependent upon the number of candidates who meet the employment standards for this position, qualified candidates may be asked to attend an examination. Not all examination processes require personal appearance. Should an examination require personal appearance, qualified candidates will be notified by email no less than (10) ten days prior to the date of the examination.  Typical Tasks Supervises, manages and coordinates the agricultural inspection and enforcement program of the Agricultural Division;   Assists in the preparation of the annual departmental budget;   Monitors various State inspection contracts to ensure compliance with performance requirements;   Reviews proposed policy and procedure changes, makes recommendations to Commissioner;   Performs or effectively recommends the appointment, discipline, transfer or promotion of departmental personnel;   Resolves employee relations problems;   Represents or assists the Commissioner in maintaining cooperative working relations with the State Department of Food and Agriculture, other public jurisdictions, and citizen groups;   Speaks before boards, commissions and citizen groups;   Licenses and monitors the operation of commercial pest control operators and the sale and use of injurious pesticides and herbicides;   Reviews and approves special permit applications;   Prepares reports, correspondence, and supervises maintenance of divisional records;   May act in the absence of the department head;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, and the attainment of the knowledges and abilities listed below plus: Possession of valid State of California Deputy Agricultural Commissioner certificate;   Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of:   Federal, State and local agriculture laws and regulations;   Methods and procedures of agricultural inspection and enforcement;   Principles of supervision and training;   Principles of administrative organization;   Basic principles of county budgeting methods;   Rules of evidence, investigating techniques, court procedures;   General agricultural practices and issues. Ability to:   Interpret and apply laws, regulations, ordinances, agreements, contracts and policies applicable to the position;   Analyze situations accurately and take effective action;   Speak and write effectively;   Plan and supervise the work of others;   Establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, other agencies and the general public. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 14, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Procurement Officer is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, managing, and administering all procurement and contracting efforts to efficiently and effectively maximize strategic sourcing, contracting, procurement, supply chain management and supporting technologies to ensure the County can obtain the best value in the procurement of goods and services to meet its objectives. Click here to learn more about this recruitment.   FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE The recruitment for the position of Chief Procurement Officer is being directed by the executive search firm of:   CPS HR Consulting Attn:  Josh Jones   Telephone: 916-263-1401    Apply here: to be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:   https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=611 Website: t o learn more, please visit:    https://executivesearch.cpshr.us   Typical Tasks •Plans, implements, manages and administers all procurement and contracting efforts;   •Collaborates with the Procurement Steering Committee (PSC) and the Advisory Council (PSC-AC) on transforming the procurement and contracting function into a high-performing center-led function;   •Develops organizational capabilities for strategic sourcing, category management, contract management, procurement operations, CBO/supplier diversity management, and talent management within the procurement and contracting function;   •Collaborates with Countywide procurement leaders and stakeholders to develop a coordinated procurement and contracting plan with initiatives to create an innovative and responsive system of procurement that will drive value;   •Establishes consistent procurement and contracting policies and procedures Countywide that comply with existing state and local laws, procedures and regulations;   •Leads procurement staff Countywide in (and across) sourcing, contracting, transactional purchasing, supplier management, and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities;   •Establishes short and long-term financial targets for Countywide procurement activities in conjunctions with the Chief Operating Officer;   •Creates a talent management process working collaboratively with the Employee Services Agency to ensure the right resources are deployed Countywide;   •Manages the skills and competency development of procurement and contracting staff, including training development and knowledge management capabilities;   •Provides leadership to cross-functional teams across business functions and initiatives;   •Develops benchmarks and scorecards to be used for continuous improvement;   •Advocates on behalf of the County with external agencies and external stakeholders on all matters relating to procurement and contracting;   •Provides clear strategic thinking and motivation and represent the Office of the County Executive in a highly professional manner;   •May be assigned Disaster Service Worker duties as required; and   •Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Considerable education, training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession and application of the knowledge and abilities listed below:   Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities would typically be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, finance, contract management, business/public administration, or a related field from an accredited college and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience administering/managing public or private procurement functions, including sourcing and procurement strategy and operational experience comparable to the size and complexity of the County of Santa Clara. A Master's degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field and/or a certificate in professional supply management are highly 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 :   • Principles, methods and practices of contracting, supply chain management, finance, sourcing, and procurement strategy within a large public or private organization;   • Principles of organization, administration and management;   • Principles and practices of supervision and performance evaluation;   • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations governing public sector procurement and contracting;   • Techniques and approaches to quantitative decision-making processes;   • Demand management processes that drive supply analysis/strategy, supplier identification, sourcing execution, contract negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, and ongoing performance management and improvement;   • Emerging issues and changes within the procurement and contracting field;   • Robust e-Procurement systems; and   • Vendor negotiations, competitive bidding, RFI, RFQ and RFP processes, strategic sourcing, e-Procurement and vendor management.       Ability to :   • Plan, organize, and direct the operations of a comprehensive procurement and contracting program;   • Select, supervise, train, motivate, assign, evaluate, and counsel staff;   • Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations and ensure compliance as required;   • Establish a true strategic and operational partnership with procurement and contracting departments within the County;   • Work with the PSC and PSC-AC to establish countywide metrics and measurable goals for procurement and contracting;   • Coordinate closely with all County stakeholders on any strategic sourcing initiatives, establish targets of value delivered/cost benefits with County stakeholders, and determine the overall financial impact of those initiatives;   • Be a consistent change agent and advocate of strategic sourcing, category management, and best practices while collaborating with internal stakeholders;   • Create a robust operational procurement and e-Procurement program that is easy to use with the goal of increasing efficiency;   • Recommend and implement more efficient methods, systems and reporting formats;   • Communicate clearly, effectively, inspirationally, and motivationally, both orally and in writing, to lead effective transformational changes;   • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   • Maintain good public relations by being sensitive to the ethnic and cultural diversity of Santa Clara County's workforce, residents and clientele, responding to identified needs, advocating for customers and clients, and stimulating community interest and promoting partnership in the delivery of all programs and services;   • Interpret and/or assist in the development of procurement and contracting rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;   • Display a high degree of initiative, maturity, integrity, loyalty, accountability and good judgment; and   • Act decisively in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 2/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 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'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- Neonatal ICU Neonatal ICU position available in Neonatal ICU units at each hospital including: O' Connor Hospital - Neonatal ICU Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Neonatal ICU 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 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment 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: 1/26/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 10, 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 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- Emergency Positions available in the Emergency units at each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital - Emergency Department St. Louise Regional Hospital - Emergency Department Valley Medical Center - Emergency Department 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 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp  Typical Tasks Assessment 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: 1/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 10, 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 would meet the employment standards  by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three (3) years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III- Labor & Delivery Positions available throughout County of Santa Clara Health System: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Maternal Child Health - Mixed Unit O'Connor Hospital - Labor & Delivery Valley Medical Center - Labor & Delivery 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 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment 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: 1/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 08, 2020
Full Time
The Santa Clara County Counsel's Office, recent Hodson awardee by the American Bar Association (ABA) for its outstanding performance and extraordinary legal service in the public sector, is looking to fill its Financial and Administrative Services Manager position. This position performs/oversees the day-to-day operations of administrative and fiscal functions for the Office of the County Counsel, supervising many staff and performing diverse activities including development of the annual Office budget submittal and oversight of budgetary and accounting activities and fiscal oversight; personnel, IT, preparation of board transmittals, purchasing, facility management, and policy implementation. Performance of these duties requires familiarity with a broad range of programmatic activities. Under general direction, this position shall plan, organize, direct and coordinate through subordinate managers the financial and administrative functions of a County agency. This position reports directly to the agency head and is responsible for all financial, budgetary, information systems and general administrative functions of an agency having county-wide impact.   Click here to learn more about this position.   FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE Filing Deadline: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020 The recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date, therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application.  No paper applications will be accepted .  Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website  must go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. It is important that the following information be included in your application as it will be evaluated during the competitive review step of the recruitment process:    1. Résumé 2. Contact information for a minimum of three references 3. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages. 4. Answers to the online supplemental questions   Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Adrian Cudal , Executive Services at (408) 299-5852 . STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENT Subscribe to our Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter ! Click Here Or follow us on: Instagram  Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook    facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Twitter  @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Plans, directs, coordinates and administers the agency's financial and accounting responsibilities, budget, information systems, human resources, training and professional development, centralized customer support, and other related administrative support functions;   Participates as a member of the Agency's executive team in the review, development and implementation of goals, strategies, systems, policies and procedures for carrying out the Department's mission;   Monitors, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding complex budgetary costs having county-wide impact;   Directs the development, preparation and implementation of the agency budget, including the management of expenditures and revenues;   Directs managers in the development, maintenance, evaluation, and administration of information systems to enable the department to use data to make decisions and operate effectively;   Acts as liaison with County-wide support agencies; including Information Services, Employee Services, Finance, Fleet and Facilities, Contracting and Procurement representatives in the evaluation of current systems and the planning for future service and systems needs;   Conducts or directs and evaluates complex studies pertaining to a variety of financial, human resources, administrative and operational problems, and develops and implements effective solutions;   Reviews and analyzes new and revised statutes and proposed legislation to determine effects on the Agency/County;   Develops or reviews and approves plans for the effective utilization of office space, furniture and equipment, forms and supplies;   Represents the agency head on matters related to agency financial and administrative matters before the Board of Supervisors, County Executive and other governmental and public entities;   Selects, trains, directs and evaluates subordinate managers, and provides overall direction to subordinate staff regarding professional standards, work quality and performance; Prepares, reviews and approves detailed reports and correspondence; Performs other related duties as required.   Employment Standards Considerable education and experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the stated management responsibilities and the possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Note: A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration with an emphasis in accounting or a closely related field, and five (5) years current administrative/managerial experience directing a complex financial operation. Administrative/managerial experience managing a complex financial operation in the public sector is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management necessary to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate financial and administrative operations; The theory, principles, practices and application of governmental budgeting and accounting; Principles and practices of public administration, organization, budget, management analysis, supervision, personnel management, modem information systems and organizational development; Administrative problems common to the operation of a government agency; State and Federal laws, rules and regulations impacting governmental financial accounting and budgeting. Ability to: Plan, organize, manage and evaluate the financial and administrative operations of a diverse county agency; Analyze and evaluate complex financial, budgeting and administrative problems and develop and implement effective solutions; Interpret and apply provisions of federal, state and local legislation, rules and regulations pertinent to the administration of agency policies and programs; Manage, train, develop and motivate staff; Represent the agency before the Board of Supervisors, County Executive and agency/department heads; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, County Executive, executive managers, staff and representatives of other governmental agencies; Prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence. Closing Date/Time: 2/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 08, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to establish statistical indices and data sources used for research studies, surveys, registries, medical audits and special reports; to evaluate information in the medical record for completeness, consistency, and accuracy; and to exercise expertise in the application of State and Federal laws governing the release of confidential medical record information. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up   Typical Tasks Reviews discharge patient chart to insure correct order, consistency, accuracy, and completion of all reports; Communicates both orally and in writing with the public, patients, medical, nursing, and technical staff;      Assists the Custodian of Records or his/her representative with processing subpoenas and depositions; Prepares medical records for court, represents the Custodian of Records at the court proceedings and testifies in court or at depositions concerning, or reading from, medical records; Assists with chart reviews and surveys; Completes statistical reports for analysis, birth and death certificates and all incomplete medical records on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;  Screens and responds to requests for release of information from medical records applying knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing appropriate release, and ensures that authorizations are appropriately completed within all legal regulations and guidelines and within the specified time frame adhering to department and SCVHHS compliance plan; Screens for release of any information requiring special authorization, i.e., psychiatric records, substance abuse, HIV status, or any other category of patient information requiring special authorization procedures; Coordinates, conducts and/or attends chart reviews to prepare for the Joint Commission and federal and state reviews; Coordinates and prioritizes with different divisions to ensure that charts are completed and billed in a timely manner; Prepares requested medical materials for outside copy services and acts as liaison with the service representative; Sends for medical records from other hospitals at the request of staff and obtains consent signatures from patients;  May utilize records from other institutions to complete the coding of diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up procedures to assist the Tumor Registrar in maintaining a file system, indices and other matrices consistent with tumor registry requirements;  Contacts outside physicians or institutions to obtain follow-up information for the tumor registry or to notify physicians that a patient has not been seen within a prescribed time;    Is responsible for timely submission of abstracted data from medical charts to meet regulations and accreditation requirements;  Assists medical staff in compiling data for research projects;  May prepare narrative, statistical, and graphic reports for hospital use or for outside agencies from manual or electronic data systems; Checks, collects, and analyzes data for quality performance improvement and reports findings and outcomes;   Writes policies and procedures for department and SCVHHS;  May provide liaison to Information Services for abstracting data fields including mandatory updates and changes;  Maintains harmonious working relationships; May be assigned lead duties and have responsibility for training lower level employees; 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 ability to perform above tasks and possession and direct application of the above tasks and following knowledge and abilities:                                                                                               Experience and Training Note:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired by obtaining a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); and three years of experience in the medical records department of an inpatient care facility. Any combination of training and experience equivalent to the above would be acceptable in lieu thereof. For example:   Four (4) years of experience in a medical record department of an inpatient acute care facility and successful completion of one (1) year of a Health Information Technology program approved by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA);   -OR-  Five years of experience in a medical record department of an acute care facility and completion of the equivalent of six (6) months of a Health Information Technology program accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Knowledge of:   Comprehensive knowledge of Medical and medical-legal terminology;  State and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the release of confidential patient information; The California Health and Welfare Code pertaining to medical record procedures and release of confidential patient information;  Components and format of the medical record, including but not limited to laboratory findings, special tests, medications, surgical procedures, therapy systems, surgery and other reports, history and progress notes, and consent documentation;  The organization, services, and patient treatment interrelationships and sequences of a comprehensive teaching hospital;  Court proceedings; Subpoena, court order, and search warrant policies, procedures, and laws;   Medical record department procedures;  English grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and general English usage;  Computer applications including routine word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail programs; Computerized patient data systems, including electronic medical records. Ability to:   Read and comprehend the technical elements of a medical chart;  Use computer applications including routine word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail programs;  Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with the public, patients, medical, nursing, technical staff, and legal counsel;  Skillfully and tactfully resolve complex requestor problems or complaints;  Generate reports from computer or manual systems;  Work effectively and harmoniously with others; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative, and support personnel, and others contacted in the course of work; Prepare clear and concise narrative, statistical, and graphic reports;  Set work priorities and work independently, exercising considerable independent judgment; Testify during court and in other legal proceedings on behalf of SCVHHS. Physical Requirements Safely perform physical activities such as: reaching over one's head and bending down to retrieve files; grasping; repetitive motion activities involving fine motor skills; standing, sitting, pulling records, and sitting for long periods of time; and periodic lifting moderately heavy file containers (up to 50 pounds) pushing heavy carts (may be required for some positions in this classification). Closing Date/Time: 1/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 08, 2020
Full Time
The Santa Clara County Counsel's Office, recent Hodson awardee by the American Bar Association (ABA) for its outstanding performance and extraordinary legal service in the public sector, is looking for its next Assistant County Counsel to complete its team of esteemed legal professionals. The Assistant County Counsel is an unclassified, at-will, executive leadership position responsible for the strategic planning and development and the overall administration of the Office of County Counsel, to manage staff and functions as necessary or required, and to perform administrative professional legal work. The Assistant County Counsels perform high level and difficult legal work including advising and representing the Board of Supervisors, County Executive, County officers, departments, and boards and commissions in civil matters of a complex nature requiring expertise in local government law.   Click here to learn more about this position.   This is an unclassified at-will executive leadership position, the 18 Month probationary period for executive leadership positions does not apply.   FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE This recruitment will remain open until position is filled. This recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date, therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application.  No paper applications will be accepted.  Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website must go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. It is important that the following information be included in your application as it will be evaluated during the competitive review step of the recruitment process:    1. Résumé 2. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages.   Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Adrian Cudal , Executive Services at (408) 299-5852 . STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENT Subscribe to our Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter ! Click Here Or follow us on: Instagram  Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook    facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Twitter  @SCCExecRecruit   Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, supervises, assigns and evaluates the work of attorneys in the County Counsel's Office to ensure the performance of quality legal work in research, writing, advising and representation; Assists the County Counsel in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures; Performs assignments of a complex nature in advice and representation; Represents the County Counsel on and before various boards and commissions; Reviews opinions, contracts and other documents prepared by attorneys in the Office; Reviews for legal content letters addressed to the Board of Supervisors for closed session; Performs administrative assignments which may include directing activities of the office manager, assisting in the preparation and maintenance of the office budget, making recommendations for the hiring of professional staff and assisting in the hiring of support staff, and coordinating continuing education and training of attorneys; Performs related work as required.     Employment Standards Active member in good standing with the California State Bar and sufficient education, training and work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the management responsibilities and the possession and application of the knowledge and abilities listed below. A qualified candidate would typically possess at least seven (7) years experience as an attorney managing complex legal assignments; OR five (5) years experience performing professional legal work, at least two of which have been devoted primarily to municipal or county government law. It is desirable that qualified candidates possess experience managing complex assignments of a sensitive nature that required adherence to tight deadlines and involved multiple personnel. Knowledge of:   Civil, constitutional and administrative law; Principles of organizational development, administrative management and supervision; Principles and laws affecting the powers and duties of the County and its officers, the Board of Supervisors and special districts, boards, and commissions; AND/OR            Judicial procedures and rules of evidence.   Ability to:   Perform legal research; Analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence and precedents and present such material verbally and/or in writing in clear, logical and persuasive form; Work closely with the County Counsel in developing, implementing and defending public policies established by the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive and other public offices represented by the Office; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, members of the legal profession, other governmental offices, and staff; Plan, assign, direct and evaluate the work of subordinate attorneys and support staff; Advise and represent clients.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Critical Care  experience. Must have completed a formal Critical Care Training program that include class time and precepted orientation.  Prefer experience in Intensive Care and completion of a Critical Care Training program. Positions available in critical care units at each hospital  include: SLRH- Mixed Intensive Care Unit OCH- Mixed Intensive Care Unit VMC- Medical Intensive Care Unit VMC- Cardiac Care Unit VMC- Surgical Intensive Care Unit VMC- Trauma Intensive Care Unit VMC- Burn Unit Cardiac Cath Interventional Radiology   Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least eight (8) shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.    Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up   Typical Tasks    Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation     Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Critical Care competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 1/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Critical Care  experience. Must have completed a formal Critical Care Training program that include class time and precepted orientation.  O'Connor Hospital has availability on all shifts.   Known for quality, compassionate care, O'Connor Hospital is a nationally recognized, 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. Whether for the birth of a baby or a life-saving surgery, our reputation for medical excellence, superior skill and advanced technology precedes us. 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.   Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least eight (8) shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.    Better Health for All! Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks    Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation     Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Critical Care competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 1/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific