County of Santa Clara

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

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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

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.

   

 

58 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 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  acute care experience. Seeking nurses to work in departments through the hospital. Specialty skills required to work in specialty areas.  Surgical Services departments in each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital - Operating Room O'Connor Hospital - Ambulatory Surgery Unit/PACU O'Connor Hospital - Endoscopy O'Connor Hospital - OR Recovery/PACU St. Louise Regional Hospital - Surgery - Operating Room St. Louise Regional Hospital - Surgery - Endoscopy St. Louise Regional Hospital - Surgery - PACU/OP Valley Medical Center - Operating Room Valley Medical Center - PACU   Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least six (6) 8 hours shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).   PD nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.  The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about 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 specialty competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. The current Nurse Coordinator - Stroke Program vacancy is located in the following area:   Stroke Program, Neurosurgery at O'Connor Hospital.  This is a full-time (1.0) Nurse Coordinator position on days. Critical Care RN experience preferred. CCRN, AACN, SCRN certifications preferred. Previous Stroke Program Coordination and regulatory survey experience preferred. Better Health for All!   The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital.  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region.  O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.?  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. The current Nurse Coordinator - Wound Care vacancy is located in the following area: Wound Care at O'Connor Hospital. This is a full-time (1.0) Nurse Coordinator position on days.  Three (3) or more years of experience as a coordinator of an inpatient Wound Care program in an acute care setting preferred.  Experience in creating policies around wound care in an acute hospital setting as well as overseeing, and coordination of skin studies and leading skin care committees preferred. Staff education experience and regulatory survey/investigation experience preferred.  Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Certification preferred. Better Health for All!   The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital.  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region.  O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.?  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. The current Nurse Coordinator - Lactation vacancy is located in the following area: St. Louise Regional Hospital-Maternal Child Health. Preferred candidates will have IBCLC certification and hospital based experience. There is one part-time position (0.5) at St. Louise Regional Hospital. The Nurse Coordinator - Lactation is a professional Registered Nurse with specific clinical knowledge who offers individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help support the family breastfeeding experience. The Nurse Coordinator - Lactation utilize both inpatient and outpatient modalities, provides support, education and helps to remove barriers to success. Utilizing the nursing process, WHO and Baby Friendly guidelines, a lactation nurse coordinator provides individualized instruction and resources to facilitate Breastfeeding support at all levels of infant care. Better Health for All!   The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital.  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region.  O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.?  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 7/19/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 03, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to assist professional and administrative staff in the development and coordination of community service programs aimed at meeting the needs of designated populations; to work in the community by collecting data and compiling reports; to serve as a community and school liaison; and to provide education and paraprofessional counseling and outreach to specific communities and individuals. Please note: Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020. The exam date(s) may change based on the number of applicants and room availability. Typical Tasks Work with established community agencies and groups to identify unmet needs of designated populations in the area served; assist in planning services to meet those needs and avoid duplication of services;   Provide information to agencies and groups which represent the community on programs and services of the department and other agencies and on related laws and regulations;   Through outreach activities, locate designated populations and provide them with preventive education, referral and paraprofessional counseling;   Refer individuals and groups to appropriate agencies as needed;   Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with all community agencies and groups providing services relevant to assigned program area;   Maintain contact with members of the community served;   Collect data through field documentation and other methods to identify specific needs of the designated population;   Interpret community needs and cultural patterns of persons in area served to departmental professional and administrative staff;   Assist with client recruitment;   Meet regularly with supervisor, attends staff meetings and in-service meetings;   Prepare written reports;   Attend on-the-job training sessions;   May assist and facilitate scheduling and registration of clients;   May assist clients in completing health history;   May assist in maintaining and assembling medical records for a mobile health center vehicle;   May screen clients for determining eligibility for various government programs;   May drive a mobile health center vehicle to and from various community locations;   May perform routine vehicle safety checks, identify vehicle maintenance needs, and arrange for vehicle servicing and maintenance;   May monitor the inventory of supplies in a mobile health center vehicle and ensure the restocking of supplies; inspect the various equipment in the vehicle such as, medication refrigerators, specimen storage units generator, heating/cooling system, and initiate the repairs of equipment as needed;   May conduct human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HVC), and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) testing;   May organize, assist and or participate in a variety of workshops and conferences for the purpose of providing education and information on services available;   May act as a lead worker over subordinate staff;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:   The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to completion of 60 semester college units;   AND   One (1) year of experience providing education and para-professional counseling and outreach to specific communities and individuals, including collecting data, compiling reports, and serving as community and school liaison comparable to Mobile Outreach Driver in the County of Santa Clara.    Special Requirements: Some positions may be required to conduct HIV and STD testing.   Specialized program knowledge such as, HIV, tuberculosis (TB), teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STI), violence, and/or other social and environmental conditions and how they relate to specific populations may be required in addition to the generalized program experience in circumstances where it is necessary for the successful operation of the specialized program.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization.Some positions may require possession of a California Class B Driver's License.Experience in the operation of a large vehicle is desirable. Successful completion of a training program in the driving and maintenance of a mobile health center vehicle is required for some positions.   Knowledge of: Local community agency programs and services that are appropriate for meeting the needs of designated populations or communities identified by the program;   The needs, beliefs and attitudes of various designated populations and communities;   Community conditions in the places where designated populations may live, work, learn and play;   Traffic laws, regulations and methods of safe vehicle operation;   General departmental procedures and policies;   General knowledge of related laws and regulations. Ability to: Provide paraprofessional counseling and health education to individuals or families;   Work cooperatively and collaboratively as part a team;   Interpret departmental programs and policies to representatives of community agencies and groups;   Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with community groups and agencies, as well as administrators and professional staff of other organizations or agencies;   Maintain confidentiality of information about clients/patients;   Establish rapport with clients/patients;   Analyze clients', residents' and community's conditions and strengths, and cooperatively develop solutions;   Assist in planning programs of moderate complexity;   Understand and follow oral and written instructions;   May require the ability to drive and monitor the maintenance of a mobile health center vehicle. Closing Date/Time: 7/19/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision of an attorney, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties: to assist in preparation of cases for trial, prepare legal documents, interview clients, and perform legal research and writing. The senior level performs the most complex and/or difficult of the paraprofessional legal duties. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice.  The Office is recruiting to fill several Senior Paralegal positions.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities as well as proficiency with interpersonal, client and customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Senior Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five percent (5%) premium pay.  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members. Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Typical Tasks Typical Tasks For Paralegal: Gathers and compiles evidence for attorneys by interviewing witnesses and collecting materials, documents, and reports;   Prepares trial notebooks, organizes evidence, and prepares exhibits, and coordinates court calendars;   Interviews clients, witnesses, and others, and serves as a liaison between clients and attorneys;   Determines eligibility for client assistance from the Public Defenders office, and may evaluate and arrange for client to enter rehabilitative programs;   Acts as a liaison with public and private agencies, law enforcement agencies, State and Federal agencies, the Court, attorneys, clients, relatives of clients, and witnesses;   Logs and tracks cases to ensure that time lines are met;   Arranges for the presence of witnesses, prepares witnesses for testimony and deposition and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions;   Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are standard legal documents or that require a minimal amount of original writing;   Performs basic legal research in which issues are readily identifiable, or performs cite checking;   Files legal documents in court, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases;   May assist attorney in court by taking notes; distributing cases, and coordinating witnesses;   Maintains and updates office law library containing law books and other reference material;   Performs related duties as required; For Senior Paralegal: The Senior Paralegal may perform the above tasks in addition to the following:   Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are complex and require a great amount of original writing;   May have responsibility for highly specialized and complex assignments requiring a high level of independence including the organization of documents used in civil litigation or in the prosecution or defense of major crimes;   Negotiates and resolves administrative issues with representatives of opposing counsel or client and responds to citizen complaints;   Performs complex legal research in which issues are not readily defined and a substantial amount of research is required from a variety of references;   May represent the County or be called upon to provide information at administrative hearings;   Establishes procedures for organizing and processing work;   May assist attorney in extensive preparation of Penalty Phase;   May provide lead direction and training to Paralegals and intern Paralegals;   Tracks and monitors criminal databases, information on grant proposals, claims filed against the County, gang related activities, DNA testing;   Provides training to County agency personnel for statutory compliance and on law enforcement databases.   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following: (1) A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal program; (2) A paralegal certificate or a degree from a nationally or regionally accredited, or Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education-approved post-secondary institution that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (or equivalent) units in law related courses; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject; plus a minimum of one year of law related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years of law-related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Senior Paralegal Experience Note: In addition to the above, the required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are typically attained through one (1) year of experience as a paralegal. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation;   Principles of legal writing;   Legal terminology;   Basic communication skills including questioning and investigative interviewing techniques;   Ethics of law practice;   Civil and/or criminal legal processes and judicial structure;   Skills necessary to perform issue identification. Ability to:   Prepare effective legal papers;   Perform basic legal research and writing;   Speak and write logically and effectively;   Analyze and interpret applicable codes, laws, ordinances and statutes;   Prepare and organize evidence;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and coworkers. The Senior Paralegal requires the following additional abilities to:  Prepare complex legal papers requiring a great amount of original writing;   Perform advanced legal research;   Negotiate and resolve administrative issues. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs a variety of legal secretarial and clerical duties of considerable difficulty, prepares legal documents, abstracts information and performs a variety of other duties in support of County Attorneys. The Office of the County Counsel is the general counsel for the County of Santa Clara, including the Board of Supervisors and all County departments and agencies, as well as certain other public entities.  The Office provides all the day-to-day legal services expected from any in-house attorney, including advice and counsel regarding how to navigate emerging areas of law, civil litigation for the County, and negotiation and drafting of contracts and other legal documents.  The Office's attorneys work in a wide array of practice areas, including civil litigation, labor and employment, health and hospital, public safety and justice, child welfare, probate/conservatorship, workers' compensation, general government advice and transactions, real property and public works, civil and code enforcement, and social justice and impact litigation.  As public law attorneys, our work covers a wide array of policy matters that significantly affect the health, safety, and well-being of the County's 1.9 million residents.    Legal Secretaries in the Office of the County Counsel have the ability to work in a number of legal practice areas.  Legal Secretaries will: assist attorneys in preparing for hearings in Federal and State court, as well as other Federal  and State administrative agencies; prepare legal correspondence, memoranda, and pleadings; file, research, and track legal papers with state, federal, and appellate courts; abstract information from files; manage attorneys' calendars and files; keep attorneys aware of scheduled events and approaching deadlines; and communicate by phone and email with clients, maintaining  a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.  The Legal Secretary I works as a partner with attorneys, paralegals, and other legal assistants in the Office of the County Counsel to provide administrative support in civil legal proceedings. The position requires a solid background of clerical experience, some of which should be in a legal office.  We seek someone who is proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and has the ability to learn specialized legal case management software.  Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication abilities evidenced by strong grammar and punctuation, effective writing and proofreading skills, and competency in formatting documents.  The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues to support several attorneys and to interact professionally with clients as shown through your interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills are necessary characteristics. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for this job.  All County Counsel personnel must maintain strict adherence to the confidentiality of the attorney-client privilege and attorney work product.  Applicants may also be considered for Legal Secretary I positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five-percent (5%) premium pay (pay range with premium: $2,362.88 to $2,871.92 biweekly; $5,119.57 - $6,222.49 monthly; $61,434.88 to $74,669.92 annually).  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members.  Confidential Employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521.  Typical Tasks Prepares legal correspondence, opinions, resolutions, ordinances, leases, contracts, orders, motions, complaints, warrants, subpoenas, commitments, indictment decisions, summons, demurrers, judgments, affidavits, trial briefs, appeals, writs, jury instructions, dismissals, reports and other legal documents; Abstracts information from files and puts general information into proper legal form; Files legal papers with proper court; Maintains files of legal correspondence; Performs calendaring functions; Reads reports describing legislation affecting legal procedures; Compares references with law library or other sources to check accuracy of citations; Maintains law books; Screens office and telephone callers, referring those who may be better served elsewhere; personally assists callers when possible; Exercises considerable judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters; May perform general office and legal clerical functions; May be assigned to assist new attorneys to become familiar with office procedures, various court rules and legal forms; Composes routine legal correspondence; May perform transcription; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated education, training, and a period of legal clerical experience to acquire the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities to perform this function are obtained through two (2) years of clerical experience, one (1) year of which must include working in a law office, or within a Justice System function, performing complex or responsible legal clerical work such as, preparing complaints, petitions, calendars and conducting civil and/or criminal discovery while working directly with and interfacing with attorneys in the performance of duties.     Demonstrated completion of twenty (20) semester units or thirty (30) quarter college units may substitute for one (1) year of the non-legal clerical experience.   OR   One (1) year of experience as a Legal Secretary Trainee in the County of Santa Clara.   Knowledge of: Law office work, procedures, and terminology; General office practices, procedures, and machines; Court filing and calendar procedures; Various court rules and procedures; Standard legal forms and documents and formats; Law library arrangement and other legal references; Customer service principles; English vocabulary, grammar, spelling and style/format; Common office computer applications. Ability to: Prepare legal documents and reports from general instructions using appropriate computer applications; Work under pressure and meet strict deadlines; Abstract pertinent information from files to prepare legal documents; Correct spelling, punctuation, and English grammar on draft copy; Work independently in the absence of specific instructions; Interpret and apply specific laws and ordinances; Obtain information through interviewing; Deal tactfully with members of the public and other government entities under stressful conditions.  **Departments may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 50 Net WPM, depending on departmental need. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of complex legal secretarial duties, prepares legal documents, abstracts information, and performs a variety of responsible duties in support of County Attorneys. The Office of the County Counsel is the general counsel for the County of Santa Clara, including the Board of Supervisors and all County departments and agencies, as well as certain other public entities.  The Office provides all the day-to-day legal services expected from any in-house attorney, including advice and counsel regarding how to navigate emerging areas of law, civil litigation for the County, and negotiation and drafting of contracts and other legal documents.  The Office's attorneys work in a wide array of practice areas, including civil litigation, labor and employment, health and hospital, public safety and justice, child welfare, probate/conservatorship, workers' compensation, general government advice and transactions, real property and public works, civil and code enforcement, and social justice and impact litigation.  As public law attorneys, our work covers a wide array of policy matters that significantly affect the health, safety, and well-being of the County's 1.9 million residents.     Legal Secretaries in the Office of the County Counsel have the ability to work in a number of legal practice areas.  Legal Secretaries will: assist attorneys in preparing for hearings in Federal and State court, as well as other Federal and State administrative agencies; prepare legal correspondence, memoranda, and pleadings; file, research, and track legal papers with Federal, State, and appellate courts; abstract information from files; manage attorneys' calendars and files; keep attorneys aware of scheduled events and approaching deadlines; and communicate by phone and email with clients, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.   The Legal Secretary II works as a partner with attorneys, paralegals, and other legal assistants in the Office of the County Counsel to provide administrative support in civil legal proceedings.  The Legal Secretary II is the highest non-supervisory level in the County's Legal Secretary series. The position requires a solid background of clerical experience, some of which should be in a legal office.  We seek someone who is proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and has the ability to learn specialized legal case management software.  Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication abilities evidenced by strong grammar and punctuation, effective writing and proofreading skills, and competency in formatting documents.  The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues to support several attorneys and to interact professionally with clients as shown through your interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills are necessary characteristics. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for this job.  All County Counsel personnel must maintain strict adherence to the confidentiality of the attorney-client privilege and attorney work product.  Applicants may also be considered for Legal Secretary II positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five-percent (5%) premium pay (pay range with premium: $2,605.68 to $3,166.24 biweekly; $5,645.64 - $6.860.19 monthly; $67,747.68 to $82,322.24 annually).  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitration, and other personnel matters involving union members.  Confidential Employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521.  Typical Tasks Performs difficult and complex legal secretarial duties in direct support of County Attorneys; May orient and train other Legal Secretaries in specific functions or assignments; Prepares legal correspondence, opinions, resolutions, ordinances, leases, contracts, orders, motions, complaints, warrants, subpoenas, commitments, indictment decisions, summons, demurrers, judgments, affidavits, trial briefs, appeals, writs, jury instructions, dismissals, reports and other legal documents in a timely fashion, with minimal direction; Using specific areas of expertise, develops new procedures; Composes routine correspondence from general direction or notes; Abstracts information from files and puts general information into proper legal form; Files, researches and tracks legal papers with proper court; Maintains files of correspondence and legal correspondence; Performs calendaring functions; Reads reports describing legislation affecting legal procedures in the County; Compares references with law library and other sources to check accuracy of citations; Maintains law books; Screens office and telephone callers, referring those who may be better served elsewhere; personally assists callers when possible; Exercises considerable judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters; Performs general office and legal clerical functions; May be assigned to assist attorneys to become familiar with office procedures, various court rules and legal forms; May perform payroll activities such as maintaining records of time worked, overtime, leaves and absences; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated education, training, and a period of legal clerical experience to acquire the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required for this function  are acquired through two (2) years of experience equivalent to the Legal Secretary I classification in the  County of Santa Clara and demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of legal secretary work. Knowledge of: Legal office work, procedures and terminology; General office practices, procedures, and machines; Court filing and calendar procedures; Various court rules and procedures; Standard legal forms, documents and formats; Law library arrangement; Computer applications specific to work; Customer service principles. Ability to: Prepare legal documents and reports from general instructions using appropriate computer applications; Work under pressure and meet strict deadlines; Transcribe lengthy legal opinions accurately; Abstract pertinent information from files to prepare legal documents; Correct spelling, punctuation, and English grammar; Work independently in the absence of specific instructions; Interpret and apply specific laws and ordinances; Obtain information through interviewing; Deal tactfully with members of the public and other government entities under stressful conditions; Adapt to technical advances in the legal secretarial field.  **Departments may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 50 Net WPM, depending on departmental need. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision of an attorney, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties: to assist in preparation of cases for trial, prepare legal documents, interview clients, and perform legal research and writing. The senior level performs the most complex and/or difficult of the paraprofessional legal duties. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice.  The Office is recruiting to fill several Paralegal positions.   Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities as well as a proficiency with interpersonal, client and customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five-percent (5%) premium pay.  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members.  Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Typical Tasks Typical Tasks For Paralegal: Gathers and compiles evidence for attorneys by interviewing witnesses and collecting materials, documents, and reports;   Prepares trial notebooks, organizes evidence, and prepares exhibits;   Interviews clients, witnesses, and others, and serves as a liaison between clients and attorneys;   Determines eligibility for client assistance from the Public Defenders office, and may evaluate and arrange for client to enter rehabilitative programs;   Acts as a liaison with public and private agencies, law enforcement agencies, state agencies, attorneys, clients, relatives of clients, and witnesses;   Logs and tracks cases to ensure that time lines are met;   Arranges for the presence of witnesses, prepares witnesses for testimony and deposition and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions;   Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are standard legal documents or that require a minimal amount of original writing;   Performs basic legal research in which issues are readily identifiable, or performs cite checking;   Files legal documents in court, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases;   May assist attorney in court by taking notes; distributing cases, and coordinating witnesses;   Maintains a law library containing law books and other reference material;   Performs related duties as required. Typical Tasks For Senior Paralegal: The Senior Paralegal may perform the above tasks in addition to the following: Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are complex and require a great amount of original writing;   May have responsibility for a highly specialized and complex assignments requiring a high level of independence including the organization of documents used in civil litigation or in the prosecution or defense of major crimes;   Negotiates and resolves administrative issues with representatives of opposing counsel or client;   Performs complex legal research in which issues are not readily defined and a substantial amount of research is required from a variety of references;   May represent the County or be called upon to provide information at administrative hearings;   Establishes procedures for organizing and processing work;   May assist attorney in extensive preparation of Penalty Phase;   May provide lead direction and training to Paralegals and intern paralegals;   Tracks and monitors criminal databases, information on grant proposals, claims filed against the County, gang related activities, DNA testing;   Provides training to County agency personnel for statutory compliance and on law enforcement databases;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following: (1) A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal program; (2) A paralegal certificate or a degree from a nationally or regionally accredited, or Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education-approved post-secondary institution that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (or equivalent) units in law related courses; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject; plus a minimum of one year of law related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years of law-related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Senior Paralegal Experience Note: In addition to the above, the required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are typically attained through one (1) year of experience as a paralegal. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation;   Principles of legal writing;   Legal terminology;   Basic communication skills including questioning and investigative interviewing techniques;   Ethics of law practice;   Civil and/or criminal legal processes and judicial structure;   Skills necessary to perform issue identification. Ability to: Prepare effective legal papers;   Perform basic legal research and writing;   Speak and write logically and effectively;   Analyze and interpret applicable codes, laws, ordinances and statutes;   Prepare and organize evidence;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and coworkers. The Senior Paralegal requires the following additional abilities to: Prepare complex legal papers requiring a great amount of original writing;   Perform advanced legal research;   Negotiate and resolve administrative issues. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Under, supervision to perform specialized clerical work in independently reviewing and processing property appraisal, assessment, or exemption records and files. Please Note: The written examination for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Septemeber 5th, 2020. Typical Tasks Checks property statements, forms, records, and other assessment materials for accuracy, completion, and conformance with established procedures;   Compiles and maintains special indexes, lists, files, and records;   Follows up to secure required or additional information;   Proofs, compares, and researches various records and documents;   Computes and extends figures;   Assembles data and prepares reports;   Logs, coordinates, and maintains deadlines for submission of appraisal-related data for computer entry;   Resolves errors resulting from incorrect data entry;   Prepares tax roll change petitions;   Verifies and makes corrections to the assessment roll (current assessor's work file).   Maintains proper flow of work assigned;   Operates a variety of office machines including computer terminals;   May meet the public and answer inquiries regarding assessment procedures, regulations and policies;   May contact businesses title companies, attorneys, or taxpayers to obtain information on ownership of assessable properties;   May offer orientation and answer procedural questions for new employees and coworkers;   Prepares and types a limited variety of correspondence;   May scan incoming documents, commits batches to the system, and verifies them for accuracy;   May accept payments from the public;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated education, training or work experience to attain the ability to perform the above tasks and the knowledge and abilities listed below: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to two (2) years of increasingly responsible clerical work experience which included six (6) months in an assessor's office, mortgage company, title company or financial lending institution, appraisal company, surveyors, real estate mortgage brokers, real estate brokers, Internal Revenue Service, recorder's office or other related business or government agency. Knowledge of: Office practices and procedures including indexing, filing, and recordkeeping systems;   General assessment or appraisal practices, procedures, regulations, and terminology as related to clerical activities;   Telephone procedures and etiquette;   Customer service principles, including the handling of irate people;   Basic computer applications. Ability to: Apply and explain regulations, office policies and procedures to the public and to co-workers;   Rapidly and accurately perform basic arithmetical computations;   Use calculators and other office machines;   Process workload under pressure of deadlines and interruptions;   Deal tactfully with members of the public;   Establish and maintain effective work relationships with others;   In some positions, train and guide the work of other lower level clerical employees;   In some positions, read and interpret maps, titles, property descriptions and related documents;   Prepare basic forms, schedules, and correspondence;   Type and/or use a computer keyboard with moderate speed and accuracy. Closing Date/Time: 7/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Variable Shift
Under supervision of permanent Registrar of Voters' staff prepares, verifies and reviews election materials such as provisional ballots and petitions, supports election functions and performs related tasks as required. Assignments in this classification are temporary part-time assignments, plus overtime as needed, normally during election season. This recruitment is to establish an Extra-Help eligible list for the Registrar of Voters.  Typical Tasks Assists with recruiting locations for polling places, training classes, distribution and return centers, ballot drop-off sites, and voting centers, including assisting with documentation to determine accessibility and legal compliance;  Researches, compiles, and distributes reports of election data and information as needed;  Assists in preparing, verifying, and processing GIS data and other records for voting districts and precincts;  Maintains office files and records for election workers and volunteers, including those of a confidential nature;  Recruits and trains Election Volunteers, screens volunteers for Megan's Law database and other requirements;  Participates in voter education and outreach events;  Advises Election Volunteers on resolutions to possible problems in accordance with procedure;  Prepares, verifies, and processes Vote by Mail and Provisional Ballots, including review of challenged ballots;  Prepares, verifies, and processes Petitions, including nominations, initiative, and recall, and performs second-level verifications;  Proofreads translations, bilingual official ballots, sample ballot and voter information pamphlet text, department website information, publications, and other election-related voter materials;  Administers candidate nominations, measures, and campaign finance filings, including preparation and maintenance of records;  Issues ballots to qualified voters in person and by mail, including issuance of emergency ballots and other exceptional cases;  Updates voter registration records based on information from statewide voter registration database and other government agencies, including USPS and DMV;  Processes requests for voter files;  Exercises considerable judgment, discretion and interpretive ability in determining the needs of callers and visitors;  May offer orientation or answer procedural questions;  Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:  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 Two (2) years of work experience performing a wide variety of clerical duties, or one (1) year of work experience equivalent to that of a Santa Clara County Office Specialist II or Election Worker I.   Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit is required for some assignments.   Knowledge of Office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and preparation of correspondence and reports;   English vocabulary, grammar, spelling, punctuation and style/format;   Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distressed people;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database;   Basic mathematics to perform simple calculations and statistical reports;   Telephone procedures and etiquette.   Ability To: Deal tactfully with members of the public often under stressful conditions;   Communicate effectively in providing information and assisting callers and visitors;   Use a keyboard with moderate speed and a high level of accuracy;   Use discretion in organizing activities and set priorities;   Prepare concise reports;   Interpret and apply specific laws and ordinances, office policies and procedures;   Effectively organize activities and prioritize to meet deadlines;   Operate standard office equipment;   Work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed due to the workload. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under the direction of the Health Officer/Public Health Director, the Director, Public Health Nursing Services will be responsible for directing, planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the Maternal, Child and Family Health Branch programs and functions. The MCFH Branch is one of three content-rich branches in the Public Health Department, and currently includes both large direct service programs such as Women Infants and Children and California Children Services, as well as health education/advocacy/empowerment programs (Black Infant Health, Oral Health), and several public health nursing rich support programs (Nurse Family Partnership, Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care, Transition of Care program, and general public health home visiting). As Director, Public Health Nursing, the position also provides oversight for public health nursing practice for public health nurses working throughout the department. Click here to learn more about this position. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE Filing Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 The recruitment for this position is being directed by the executive search firm of:   Ralph Andersen & Associates Attn:  Robert Burg Telephone: (916) 630-4900 Apply here:  to be considered, please submit a cover letter, work-related references, and resume to: apply@ralphandersen.com Website for recruitment flyer:   https://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/dir-phn-svcs-santa-clara-co-ca/ Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to  Quynh Truong , Executive Services at  (408) 299-5701 or quynh.truong@esa.sccgov.org . TO STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENT Subscribe to our monthly Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter! Click Here Or follow us on  Facebook I   facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit  Twitter I @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Assume executive leadership role for adopting and implementing strong quality assurance and performance management attributes across all clinical programs and services reaching across all divisions of the Department; Identify and formulate new roles for public health nurses in the reformation of the Health Delivery and managed care systems within the Public Health Department; Along with the Public Health Officer and the Emergency Medical Services Administrator, establishes standards for practice, implements, evaluates, monitors and improves programs, and administrative policies and procedures,   Development and maintenance of division protocols to monitor ongoing operations within the department; Provide Public Health and HHS strategy and outcome objectives in the care coordination and case management for patients as they transition between the medical care system and their home/community environment; Implement process and system design changes necessary to drive alignment of strategy, efforts and resources to achieve health outcome and cost containment objectives; Assure the public health nursing and programmatic/divisional assignments comply with all attributes related to achieving and maintaining National Public Health Accreditation; Provide oversight to Public Health clinical and case management quality review-Accreditation Domain 9; Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with Managed Care entities, Community Health Partnership, Patient Medical Homes, and expanded clinical and case management team to include physical and behavioral health as well as County Social Services, community partners and providers; Reviews legislation and related reports to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local health regulations, laws and codes; Identifies operational problems within a Region or Central Program and formulates appropriate solutions; Directs the development of the divisions' annual budget and monitors revenue and expenditure transactions; Responsible for the professional development of all nursing personnel, including adherence of appropriate licensure and certification requirements; Researches, prepares and interprets administrative, clinical, financial and technical reports and prepares responses as necessary; May be assigned disaster service worker duties, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Considerable training, education and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. The required knowledge and abilities would by acquired through the following education and experience requirements: Possess a current Registered Nurse license issued by the state of California and must possess and maintain a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate;  Graduation from an accredited Master's Degree program in Public Health Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Administration or a related health field. In addition to the above the knowledge and abilities will be obtained through a minimum of five (5) years' experience in public health nursing, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.   Knowledge of:   Principles of organization, administration, management, financial administration, health systems, hospital administration,  budget preparation, personnel management, labor relations, and medical group management; Local population/Cohort Health Status, trends and achievable health improvement milestones; Home visiting, medical/social case management and linking patients and populations to community supports, assets and attributes; Integrated Clinical - Population based models for material child health and chronic disease management and control; Federal Health Care Reform and implementation strategies, including knowledge of National Strategy for Prevention; Models for Chronic Disease Care, Medical Homes, Community Health Hubs and methods for aligning for community supports and assets with the health and social need of diverse patient populations; Current trends of Federal, State and regulations related to public health and public health nursing programs; General principles, practices, methods of nursing skills and practices in areas of maternal, child and adult health, medical nursing, and communicable disease control; Community needs assessment and health care needs of diversified populations consisting of a wide range of social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.     Ability to: Articulate a new and evolving vision for Public Health Nursing and assure for new competencies that will enable the public health workforce to meet the needs of a changing health care environment; Organize broad stakeholder groups to establish common outcome objectives and a unified strategy for achieving them; Plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the overall activities of multi-disciplinary health teams; Interpret and apply Federal, state and local laws and regulations; Identify personnel and administrative problems, formulate solutions, plan and implement new programs to meet changing needs and evaluate results; Create and apply policies, regulations and administrative procedures in the context of budget and administrative functions; Respond appropriately to emergency situations;  Prepare correspondence and reports, and give public presentations;  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers; Communicate ideas and information effectively orally and in writing.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to counsel, support, educate and inform individuals and families, with or at risk of inherited genetic disorders and birth defects about the medical, scientific, and psychological resources available to them, to promote an understanding of birth disorders, to adapt to the risk or condition and to make informed choices. This recruitment is for two Genetic Counselor positions in Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The first opening is a full-time assignment in the Pediatrics Department. The other opening is a part-time assignment in the Oncology Department, where they are looking for candidates with Cancer Genetics training and/or experience. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc.) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Health System at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Establishes a mutually agreed upon genetic counseling agenda with the patient and their family; Elicits and obtains family history and medical information, including pregnancy development; Provides professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions which pose potential risks to their children; Recommends medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects; Educates and explains technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations; Coordinates communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions; Provides direct in-patient and out-patient care and at satellite clinics; Charts, reports, coordinates and categorizes clinical testing and test results that are approved by the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Supervises and teaches genetic counseling interns; Educates medical students, nurses, residents and fellows, research, community outreach and multi-disciplinary clinic development regarding genetic services and current medical genetic updates; Responds to scheduled genetic counseling appointments with individuals/families in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field and possession and maintenance of a valid certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensure by the California Department of Health as a Genetic Counselor.   Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through three (3) years of experience working as a Genetic Counselor equivalent to Genetic Counselor I at Valley Medical Center.   Knowledge of: Principles of supervision, training and instructional methods; Clinical expertise in area of specialty; Common and uncommon inherited disorders and detectable conditions; Effective counseling session structure; Counseling techniques sensitive toward individuals and families at risk of genetic defects or birth disorders, that promotes individual choice on various treatment options; Benefits and risks of noninvasive screening or invasive diagnostic testing; Individual case management and collaborates with multidisciplinary health professionals to promote patient care; Community agencies and State support services; Age specific competencies required of infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Common office computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to : Supervise and assign the work of interns; Obtain and interpret family medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or re-occurrence; Work in collaboration with health professionals to assist families facing prenatal genetic abnormalities and birth defects; Identify and respond to issues and problems effectively and in a timely manner; Maintain confidentiality; listen and obtain clarification to ensure that instructions/requests are fully comprehended; Educate individuals, families and medical professionals about inherited genetic disorders or birth defects and the medical testing, scientific research, psychological resources and other options available; Counsel patient and families to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or birth health condition; Translate complex language of genomic medicine into understandable terms; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals, families and medical professionals;  Maintain State of California required license credentials and certifications; Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of business.   Special requirement : Travel to and provide services at satellite clinics as required. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Variable Shift
Important Note :  Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments submit requests.  After six (6) months the application is inactivated; however, you may re-apply to the program.  If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program, you will receive an email.  If you are interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach out to them directly. The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the educational and professional development of promising job candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as a County employee. Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized. Typical Tasks This posting is for the Student Intern, Level II and Student Intern, Level II - 521. Student Interns who are hired to perform tasks or duties that are similar to classifications represented by Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521."  This list will be used to fill Student Intern, Level II - 521 opportunities. It may also be used for other Student Intern, Level II internships. Applicants for this posting should be freshman or sophomore year college students, community college students, or vocational school students who have completed high school and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.   Interns at this level are closely supervised and work as assistants. They are responsible for learning the Agency's or Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation; collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such.  In addition, Level II Student Interns are able to evaluate information gained in accordance with established policies and procedures and assist professional staff members in ongoing project work. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org .  Computers are available for applicants to apply online at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours.    You must also attach documentation of your student status. Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your current schedule is sufficient documentation. You must submit all documents by uploading them as an attachment to your job application. Applications without the required documentation will be rejected.   To apply, attach:   A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school information, declared major, grade point average and total units/hours accumulated. Please Note: For verification purposes, we reserve the right to request official documentation.   A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates (start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months, from the date of graduation. Employment Standards Student Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a student must:   Have a legal right to work in the United States. Certain individuals under eighteen may require work permits.   Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one semester.   Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.   Submit a completed application for employment.   Some departments require the candidate to pass a physical exam. Verification and Audit Procedures: Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined program of study that is aligned with the intern position the student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County to students as a potential employer and providing practical work experience to local students. The recent graduate category will also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern longer than six months following graduation. Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040. Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by the Agency. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Variable Shift
Important Note :  Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments submit requests.  After six (6) months the application is inactivated; however, you may re-apply to the program.  If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program, you will receive an email.  If you are interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach out to them directly. The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the educational and professional development of promising job candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as a County employee. Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized. Typical Tasks This posting is for the Student Intern, Level III and Student Intern, Level III - 521. Student Interns who are hired to perform tasks or duties that are similar to classifications represented by Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521."  This list will be used to fill Student Intern, Level III - 521 opportunities.  It may also be used for other Student Intern, Level III internships. Applicants for this level should be junior or senior year college students in a four-year college or university and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale. Individuals assigned to this classification would only be eligible to work in a position related to their field of study.    Interns at this level are closely supervised and work as assistants. They are responsible for learning the Agency's or Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation; collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such. In addition, Level III Student Interns participate in project work in an increasingly responsible role. They participate in team analysis of problems and in the preparation of reports under the supervision of professionals.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org .  Computers are available for applicants to apply online at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours.   You must also attach documentation of your student status. Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your current schedule is sufficient documentation. You must submit all documents by uploading them as an attachment to your job application. Applications without the required documentation will be rejected.   To apply, attach:   A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school information, declared major, grade point average and total units/hours accumulated. Please Note:  For verification purposes, we reserve the right to request official documentation.   A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates (start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months, from the date of graduation. Employment Standards Student Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a student must: Have a legal right to work in the United States. Certain individuals under eighteen may require work permits. Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one semester. Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale. Submit a completed application for employment. Some departments require the candidate to pass a physical exam. Verification and Audit Procedures: Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined program of study that is aligned with the intern position the student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County to students as a potential employer and providing practical work experience to local students. The recent graduate category will also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern longer than six months following graduation. Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040. Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by the Agency. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Variable Shift
Important Note :  Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments submit requests.  After six (6) months the application is inactivated; however, you may re-apply to the program.  If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program, you will receive an email.  If you are interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach out to them directly. The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the educational and professional development of promising job candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as a County employee.  Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized. Typical Tasks This posting is for the Student Intern, Level IV and Student Intern, Level IV - 521. Student Interns who are hired to perform tasks or duties that are similar to classifications represented by Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521."  This list will be used to fill Student Intern, Level IV - 521 opportunities. It may also be used for other Student Intern, Level IV internships. Applicants for this level should be professional and graduate school students and have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale. Individuals assigned to this classification would only be eligible to work in a position related to the student's field of study.   Interns at this level are responsible for learning the Agency's or Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation; collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such. In addition, the Level IV Student Intern, under the supervision of professionals, assumes responsibility for preliminary studies, analysis, and recommendations on systems, devices, machines, and procedures of the Agency/Department.   This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org .  Computers are available for applicants to apply online at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours.   You must also attach documentation of your student status. Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your current schedule is sufficient documentation. You must submit all documents by uploading them as an attachment to your job application. Applications without the required documentation will be rejected.   To apply, attach:   A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school information, declared major, grade point average and total units/hours accumulated.  Please Note: For verification purposes, we reserve the right to request official documentation.   A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates (start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months, from the date of graduation. Employment Standards Student Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a student must: Have a legal right to work in the United States. Certain individuals under eighteen may require work permits. Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one semester. Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale. Submit a completed application for employment. Some departments require the candidate to pass a physical exam. Verification and Audit Procedures: Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined program of study that is aligned with the intern position the student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County to students as a potential employer and providing practical work experience to local students. The recent graduate category will also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern longer than six months following graduation. Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040. Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by the Agency. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 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
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision of a Therapy Services Manager, coordinates and directs day-to-day operations of a designated service area(s); evaluates the speech and language needs and develops, implements, and documents treatment plans and goals to meet these needs for patients in a hospital inpatient and outpatient setting. This list will be used for Full-Time, Part-Time, and Temporary (Extra Help) opportunities.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate questions. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara Health System owns and operates Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louis Regional Hospital.  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc ? #indsp Typical Tasks Clinical Supervisory Responsibilities Supervises Speech-Language Pathologist Is, Speech-Language Pathologist IIs, Clinical Fellows, Therapy Technicians, students and volunteers;   Ensures that clinical competencies are completed for all personnel on assigned service;   Initiates and provides clinical consultation to individual staff members;   May administratively supervise interdisciplinary staff;   Provides necessary orientation and training;   Responsible for staff competency;   Ensures staff compliance with department, hospital and County policies and procedures. Administrative Responsibilities   Manages day-to-day operations of assigned service(s);   Assigns patients to staff, and prioritizes and schedules patients;   Participates in employment interviews;   Leads the development and implementation of service policies, procedures, goals and objectives;   Conducts service meetings;   Acts as the principal liaison with other medical professionals and medical personnel, for the assigned service;   Determines equipment, supply and space needs;   Ensures maintenance of service records;   Ensures adequate documentation of patient treatment and for charging purposes;   May serve on department or hospital committees;   Participates in quality improvement activities and utilization review;   Educates staff on third party payor requirements;   Acts as a liaison between patients, therapists and support staff;   Assumes selected responsibilities of other staff during temporary absences;   Provides orientation and training to other departments as requested. Professional Development   Directs the clinical program development for assigned service area;   Identifies educational needs and plans, develops, coordinates and presents training and in-service programs for therapy staff on assigned service area;   Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional growth;   Participates in hospital research as appropriate;   Maintains appropriate amount of required continuing education units; Patient Care   Performs complex patient evaluation and treatment with advanced skills in clinical reasoning, problem solving and treatment interventions;   Completes intake of the patient's history, current medical diagnosis, patient's prior level of functioning, and patient's goals;   Interprets and analyzes findings of speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disabilities to determine therapy diagnosis and prognosis;   Develops appropriate treatment plans that include specific treatment methods, duration and frequency of treatment and goals;   Designs, implements and modifies therapeutic interventions to alleviate impairment and functional limitation that are appropriate to patient's diagnosis, age, impairments and prognosis;   Explains remediation procedures to other professionals and non-professional staff;   Adapts treatment plans based on continuous assessment, progress made, and patient goals;   Performs indirect patient care duties such as communication and coordination of care with the patient, family, caregivers, and other professionals, conference reporting, documentation, and charging according to procedures;   Conducts patient/family/caregiver education and training;   Manages assigned caseload of patients, which includes scheduling and prioritizing patient care, and being responsible for patient care delegated to Clinical Fellows and Therapy Technicians;   Makes recommendations, including home programs and referrals to others as needed;   Acts as a clinical resource to staff;   Acts as a clinical liaison in specialty clinics; Employment Standards A valid license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist from the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of California; and a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and application of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through at least three (3) years clinical experience and two or more specialty areas relevant to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and at lease one year of supervisory experience with Clinical Fellows and Technicians. Knowledge of Advanced principles, methods, theory and practices of Speech Language Pathology;   Pathologies and injuries that result in speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disabilities;   Regulatory practice requirements;   Evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to complex patients;   Business aspects of therapy services, such as utilization management, charging practices and regulatory compliance;   Principles of clinical supervision and clinical instruction;   Code of Ethics and performance standards as outlined by the American Speech- Language Hearing Association. Ability to: Administer service area(s);   Clinically supervise, train and evaluate staff;   Evaluate quality of client care delivered by therapy staff;   Develop staff competencies;   Develop, implement and adapt treatment programs;   Evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments;   Write clearly and concisely;   Problem-solve and implement effective action plans;   Establish and maintain effective relationships with others ;   Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals;   Interpret physician prescriptions;   Efficiently manage time and priorities;   Demonstrate appropriate patient handling skills;   Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides medical supervision, coordination and training of staff engaged in providing psychiatric services in mental health centers, clinics, or institutions in addition to providing psychiatric care to patients. The County of Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System, a public healthcare system in the heart of Silicon Valley, is seeking BE/BC Psychiatrists & PGY-III/IVs for a variety of clinical settings, including Emergency Psychiatric Services, Inpatient Psychiatric Services, Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinics, and Custody Health Services. Opportunities for additional moonlighting also exist within our healthcare system.  As the largest public health care system in northern California, we offer comprehensive healthcare resources to a large and diverse patient population. Psychiatrists are part of a robust team of staff that work in collaboration with other medical specialties to provide integrated health care to patients. Current full-time/part-time vacancies are located in Custody Health Services, Ambulatory Care, Behavioral Health and Emergency Psychiatric Services.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur and for extra help positions. Candidate must be able to pass temporary and permanent security clearance (DOJ, FBI) to work in the jail. *Per Union of American Physicians and Dentists contract: Psychiatrists who occupy a position in Custody Health Services (i.e. Adult and Juvenile), and Acute Psychiatric Services (i.e. EPS; BAP; Urgent Care and Consult Services) shall receive an additional twenty-five percent (25%) pay.    For immediate consideration, please submit a CV directly to: Dr. Tiffany Ho Behavioral Health Medical Director Fax: (408) 293-4889 Email: Tiffany.Ho@hhs.sccgov.org 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 Provides medical supervision and consultation to all staff psychiatrists;   Assigns special cases to other psychiatrists as required;   Provides psychiatric consultation to other treatment staff;   Supervises inventory control of medication distribution and maintains standardization of dosages;   Participates in the hiring and evaluation of medical staff;   Coordinates and/or provides in-service training to staff on diagnostic services, emergency crisis intervention, use of restrictive drugs and other clinical practices;   Monitors and maintains medical standards of recording patient care;   Arranges for medical equipment in mental health centers or programs as required;   Examines, diagnoses, and treats mental patients;   Presents cases in clinical conference;   Participates in staff conferences and clinics;   Keeps medical records and writes psychiatric evaluation reports;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from a recognized school of medicine with a degree of Doctor of medicine. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California. Possession of a valid certificate or eligible for certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. -OR- Certificate of graduation from an American, Psychiatric Association approved residency in psychiatry. -AND- Sufficient experience in a clinical, consultative, or a teaching setting which demonstrates a thorough understanding of psychiatric assessment, medical procedures and requirements and a broad understanding of a wide variety of mental health needs and services and possession of the knowledges and abilities listed below: Experience note: This employment standard normally represents three years of clinical consultative or teaching experience in a psychiatric setting. Knowledge of: The principle of supervision;   Medication management;   The current principles and methods of diagnosing and treating mental disorders, contra indications and adverse reactions to common psychiatric medications;   The function and use of support treatment staff;   The preventive aspects of mental illness including consultation and education techniques. Ability to:   Medically supervise and evaluate professional competence of assigned staff;   Maintain effective working relationships with staff;   Diagnose a full range of illnesses common to the population served and to prescribe and administer treatment;   Maintain the confidence and cooperation of patients. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to inspect, service and repair a variety of refrigeration and air conditioning units; and centrifugal or reciprocating chillers. Typical Tasks Inspects, installs, adjusts, repairs, replaces, and performs preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and controls; including, but not limited to condensers, absorbers, compressors, DX piping systems and/or other HVAC/R equipment; Checks oil pressure and tests for acidity; Performs major repairs on integrated building temperature control panels; Replaces and repairs solenoid valves, and Direct Digital Controls (DDC) on Energy Management Systems (EMS); Disassembles, cleans, and repairs automatic electric and pneumatic control valves; Tests, checks and calibrates thermostats and other sensors and controls; Checks v-belts, lubricates fan bearings, and replaces air filters; Takes and records all temperatures and pressure readings on A/C systems; checks condenser coils for cleanliness; and checks all operational and safety controls on chillers including rooftop (large) and package (small) units; Repack stem valve glands; Repairs pumps; Cleans and replaces switches relays and capacitors in control systems; Checks operational and cut-out controls, conducts complete check of burner assembly and flame safeguards on boilers; Checks units for leaks; Periodically disassembles and overhauls large centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration compressors, and related equipment; Responds to service calls including emergency off hours repair service as needed; Repairs, maintains, and overhauls condensers, chilled water pump seals and motor bearings; cleans pump suction strainers and Y strainers; Removes condenser heads, cleans face plates, replaces gaskets, flushes and checks copper tubes for leaks; Inspects, operates, and repairs pumps and other auxiliary equipment used in HVAC/R systems such as, but not limited to, cooling towers, heat exchangers, steam and condensate return systems, etc.; Inspects, operates, and repairs low pressure boiler systems and related heating equipment; Lays out HVAC/R installations of various types and estimates labor, material and cost requirements; May be a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent;   AND Completion of a recognized four (4) year military, government or state registered trade apprenticeship as a HVAC/R Mechanic.   AND   Two (2) years of hands-on experience performing HVAC/R work on commercial building systems.   Experience with Building Energy Management Systems (BMS), building automation or HVAC/R control systems such as Andover, Tritium, Automated Logic Control (ALC), Trane, or Continuum is desirable.   Special Requirements: Possession of a Universal Refrigerant Certificate issued pursuant to 40 CFR part 82 subpart F. Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Drivers Authorization. For positions in the Facilities and Fleet Departments, the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain Department of Correction Security Clearance to work in locked facilities throughout the term of employment.  Knowledge of: Principles of closed-loop heating and cooling systems; fundamentals of air movement, air distribution and refrigerants; Various manufacturers, models, styles, and operation of low pressure boilers and applicable regulations; Automatic controls and thermostats; The methods, practices, and tools used in the operation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of boilers and heating, refrigeration, ventilating, and cooling systems and equipment used in large and small buildings; Water treatment and testing on heating and air-conditioning equipment; Air distribution; HVAC/R codes and regulations; Common office software applications such as email, word processing and internet browsers; Applicable California Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing codes; Cal/OSHA Construction Safety Orders and California Code of Regulations - Industrial Relations.  Ability to: Test, charge, and repair HVAC/R equipment and heating and cooling systems; Recover, recycle and reclaim refrigeration cooling systems; Diagnose and correct operating malfunctions; Read, interpret and work from diagrams and blueprints; Plan, lay out, and estimate materials and labor costs for HVAC/R projects and complete the necessary paperwork; Silver solder and braze; Disassemble and overhaul large centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration compressors; Operates and repair automatic thermostats and controls; Understand and follow oral and written instructions; Use computer and applications such as computerized maintenance management software, direct digital controls, energy management systems, and common office applications; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Physical Requirements Tolerate dust, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, cramped quarters, and inadequate lighting with use of appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE). Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and grasp; Lift up to sixty (60) pounds; Work days, evenings and night shifts on regular County work days, weekends and holidays; Will be placed on a rotating "on-call" list for weekend and holiday coverage of County facilities. On-call status requires being available and on-site within two (2) hours of notification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous