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.

   

 

85 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 28, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise Training and Staff Development Specialists and clerical support employees, and/or to perform highly complex duties pertaining to the strategic planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a variety of management, employee, and organizational development programs.  Such supervisory or development duties pertain to organizational goals of the Board of Supervisors, County Executive and Department Heads, and involves the translation of these goals into programs designed to improve individual and organizational productivity. Typical Tasks Performs the most complex and sensitive strategic planning, design, development, implementation and evaluation of a variety of management/employee and organizational development training programs, on a County-wide or Department/Agency basis; Supervises professional and clerical employees performing duties pertaining to training; Conducts complex employee, management, or organizational needs assessments or task analyses; Researches a variety of pertinent subject matter literature and confers with subject matter experts to establish a subject matter foundation for training to be designed; Instructs individuals or groups in higher level management courses or in the most difficult subject matter areas and performs the role of facilitator and resource person; Assists in developing and improving training and development programs, plans and other management functions; Assists in managing training programs including program design, enrollment management, vendor management, strategic marketing, and stakeholder management;   Determines objectives and methods of instruction and develops curriculum and training materials for training programs; Provides consultation to agencies departments or divisions regarding training and development, or optional approaches to solving specific problems related to organizational productivity; Performs complex research and analysis to obtain sources of non-County funding and potential training partnerships with outside organizations and institutions; Produces training handbooks, manuals, scripts and related materials for complex training and development programs; Previews vendor instructional materials and evaluates for purchase and use by the County; May assist in developing contracts to hire external training vendors; May assist in the administration of the county's learning management systems; May create courses that are not only instructor led but also delivered by webinar; May create web based training courses using best practices in e-learning instructional design and software; May perform other organizational development or human resources duties where necessary; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required.   Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The following knowledge, and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college and four (4) years' experience equivalent to Training and Staff Development Specialist in Santa Clara County, two (2) years of which was in employee development in a large public agency or private company involving management/employee development, organizational development and training activities and determining training needs, developing course content and training methods, delivering  group instruction using several training methods and evaluating training results. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Employee, management and organizational development techniques and current adult learning theory and practices; Principles and techniques of instructional design and curriculum development; Effective methods of using audio/visual equipment and other training aids or materials; Learning management systems; Program management, vendor management, and project management; Web based training and e-learning; Modern office methods and procedures; Computer system applications and database operation and application. Ability to: Plan and supervise the work of personnel engaged in developing, conducting, and evaluating management/employee and organizational development and training programs; Conduct employee, management and other organizational needs assessments and task analyses; Perform complex strategic planning and translation of specific department/agency organizational needs into curriculum, and distinguish when training is needed or when other approaches are required; Plan, develop, facilitate, and evaluate the most complex or sensitive management/employee and organizational development and training programs or courses; and effectively utilize a variety of group dynamic skills and techniques; Formulate specific objectives against which to compare and evaluate training results; Maintain current knowledge of state-of-the art training theory and best practices; Demonstrate active listening skills, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and speak effectively before large and small groups; Observe, interpret, and articulate human behavior in order to provide relevant feedback; Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with employees, management and representatives of other groups and organizations; Prepare and maintain clear and concise records and reports; Reason logically and creatively and utilize a wide variety of analytical skills and adult training and problem solving techniques to meet program goals.   Closing Date/Time: 3/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 28, 2020
Full Time
Under the clinical supervision of a Registered Nurse and direction of the Assistant Nurse Manager to assist with the final preparation of the operating room/procedure room prior to the surgery, handing instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during surgery and performing the follow - up procedures after surgery. Current full-time and part-time vacancies are located at Valley Medical Center, O'Connor and St Louise Hospital.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur and for extra help positions.  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Scrubs for operations;  Hands sterile instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during an operation;  Participates in setting up an operating room prior to surgery;  Opens sterile packs and arranges instruments and supplies according to surgical procedures;  Assists in cleaning and restocking operating/procedure rooms;  May assist in securing instruments, supplies or equipment;  May clean, pick, count and sterilize instruments;  Assists in keeping records of operating room activities;  May help transfer sedated post - surgical patients from operating room/procedure table to transport gurney or bed;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards The knowledge and abilities are acquired through completion of high school and one year of experience as a surgical technician or graduation and certification from an accredited school of Surgical Technology. Certification from a nationally recognized Certification Board is preferred. Possession of current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) by the American Red Cross is required upon appointment. Knowledge of: Basic anatomy and physiology; Basic medical terminology; The principles, practices, and techniques of asepsis and their applications; The various types of equipment, instruments and surgical supplies used in surgical procedures; Sterilization and chemical disinfection methods. Ability to:   Understand the instructions of the medical and nursing staff and to carry them out precisely and quickly, often under tense and emergency conditions; Work closely and effectively with members of the surgical team; Handle disinfecting chemicals without risk to health, using proper protective equipment; Adapt quickly to changes in assignments and priorities; Organize work and work area to complete tasks promptly; Read, write, comprehend and speak English effectively; Perform routine clerical work; Wear hospital laundered scrub clothes. Physical Requirements Engage in continuous active work requiring long periods of standing and physical exertion; Exercise a reasonable amount of manual dexterity in the handling of instruments and surgical supplies; Perform repetitive motions; Perform a full range of motion without mobility restrictions; Occasionally lift 35 - 50 pounds safely; Bend, twist and flex all extremities; Maintain visual and auditory acuity. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 28, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform a full range of food service duties, and the ability to effectively interact with inmates and other Food Service staff performing food service duties in the Department of Correction Food Service Unit. Please Note: The written examination for this recruitment will be tentatively held on: Saturday, 5/16/2020. Typical Tasks Prepares, packages, and portions meals; delivers, distributes, serves, and stores food on an assigned shift or functional area(s); Prepares menu items and ingredients for inmates and staff meals, special diets, and catering, as required; Performs routine cleaning, including break down of preparation and service areas, tray service ware and cart washing, equipment cleaning, floor and drain maintenance, and other cleaning duties; Performs storage, distribution and inventory functions, such as; loading, unloading, moving, organizing, rotating and storing food items, meals, food supplies, and meal carts; May drive a truck to deliver food and food related supplies to outlying buildings or other facilities; Provide excellent customer service; Maintain safety and security as required by departmental policy; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above typical tasks and the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are acquired through one (1) year of food service experience.   Preparing food in large quantity is desirable.   Possession of a current nationally recognized food handler certification can be substituted for 6 months of the required experience.   May require the possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization.   Knowledge of: Current food preparation and serving practices; Safe food handling techniques; Proper and safe use of kitchen equipment; Kitchen cleaning and sanitation methods; Fundamental arithmetic including fractions. Ability to:  Assist in food preparation, service and kitchen procedures specific to the operation; Maintain and keep secure small and large scale food service tools and equipment in a safe and efficient manner; Maintain and keep secure cleaning equipment and agents in a safe and efficient manner; Ensure that immediate and surrounding work areas are safe, and free of actual or potential hazards; Communicate effectively both orally and in written English; Read, understand, interpret, follow and apply written and oral directions, and follow instructions in English; Give clear instructions and guide inmate workers in the performance of food service duties; Assist in providing job task orientation to co-workers as necessary; Demonstrate manual dexterity, and complete work in a timely and efficient manner; Be organized and employ cost effective practices; Work effectively and independently; Remain calm and perform work in demanding situations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population; Exercise discretion and good judgement in the performance of duties; Provide excellent customer service; Promote teamwork and good will. Physical Requirements Perform a variety of manual tasks, which require an ability to squat, climb, bend, twist, grasp, push/pull, reach overhead, perform frequent and/or repetitive motions, stand, and walk for long periods, work at an expeditious pace, function in various temperature conditions, and lift and carry object up to 50 pounds. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 28, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Clinical Nurse III would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least two to three years of recent acute care experience.  New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for the Clinical Nurse III.    Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental and behavioral health services to patients in-custody at the 3 County Jail facilities: Main Jail, Elmwood and Juvenile Detention facilities. CHS provides on-site routine and urgent/emergent medical services in an Institute of Medical Quality (IMQ) accredited jail setting at both Main Jail and Elmwood adult detention facilities in Santa Clara County.  Health care of incarcerated men and women includes care of acute and chronic illness as well as preventative and specialty care.  CHS also runs a 43 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The psychiatric unit provides Lanterman Petris Short (LPS) - based services for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization.  Juvenile Custody Health provides medical services to justice involved youth housed  in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch. Both facilities are also IMQ accredited and provide health care to youth whose quality is equivalent to the quality of care they in the community.   Candidate must be able to pass temporary and permanent security clearance (DOJ, FBI) to work in the jail.   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. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience.   Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify.  Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 3/28/20.  A Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Sheriff's Correctional Deputies who, under supervision, maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, transport from the correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County, supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and assist in the correction of antisocial attitudes and behavior. The Sheriff's Office is proud of our diverse workforce, and we encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy and attend an Adult Correctional Academy training program as trainee. Agility Examination:  Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process.  The agility test consists of three timed events:  99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, and a 500-yard run. When hired, Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadets enter a 13-week Adult Correctional Academy training program.  Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs.  Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as a regular Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at Step 1. Newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer.  The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies.  Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Sheriff's Correctional Deputies. Upon graduation from the Adult Correctional Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee.  A thirty (30) calendar day cancelation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate at the time of application.    Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception.   Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. *Sheriff's Correctional Deputies are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, and to transport from the Department of Correction facilities, to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County; to supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and to assist in the correction of anti-social attitudes and behavior. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility and extending to any place in the state while engaged in duties described in Penal Code 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 4/11/20.  Typical Tasks Supervises the conduct of inmates in living quarters, during meals and bathing, at recreation and on work assignments;   Maintains security of inmates by taking periodic counts and by surveillance of activities;   Supervises groups of inmates assigned to shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and insures that the work is performed properly;   Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband;   Books arrestee into jail including recording custody information, inventorying personal property; orients new inmates to rules, regulations, and responsibilities;   Releases inmates from custody on proper authority;   Admits visitors with proper credentials within authorized regulations and advises on rules and procedures;   Reports unauthorized absences and escapes;   Recommends assignment to work furlough program or more secure confinement;   Responds to emergencies and circumstances requiring immediate attention;   Exercises influence toward motivating inmates to modify their antisocial attitudes and behavior;   Reports infractions of rules and regulations and irregular and suspicious occurrences, and issues citations of infractions;   Prepares written reports on the work, conduct, and habits of inmates and their adjustment; writes incident logs and criminal reports;   Transports and escorts inmates to court, between facilities or other locations;   Maintains security within the correctional facility and prevents escapes, physically restrains inmates when necessary, conducts perimeter checks of the facility and performs headcount;   Conduct warrant and warrantless misdemeanor or felony arrests of persons within the County's detention facilities;   Answers inquiries concerning corrections procedures;   Supervises inmate visitation;   Performs business and record keeping functions, including monetary transactions, computer operations, and processing of booking files, bail/fine monies, and court paperwork;   Participates in honor guard assignments and other community relations activities;   Collects, organizes, interprets, and analyzes a variety of information to determine an appropriate and reasonable course of action;   Conducts recruitments and makes other public appearances;   Applies first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques as needed;   Conducts recruitment background investigations;   May appear in court to testify;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certification   AND Completion of the Correctional Officer training approved by the California State Board of Corrections. In addition, must possess current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). Special Requirements: Must meet the Appointing Authority's background requirements and all required minimum standards which may include but are not limited to: Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Felony convictions will be disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity and time of offense.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.).   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify and maintain a County driver's permit.   California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions.   Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions.   County employees in Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances including, but not limited to those regulating the care, treatment, and custody of a diverse population of inmates, the operation of a correctional facility, and relevant sections of the Penal, Welfare and Institutions, and Business and Professions codes;   Investigative procedures, methods and techniques;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.). Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply departmental policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the detention of inmates;   Control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups in the performance of work projects and in handling personal problems;   Accurately observe, recall and document inmate behavior;   Prepare clear and concise reports;   Communicate effectively with individuals of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds;   Make forcible arrests;   Understand and follow written and oral instructions;   Use and maintain equipment and supplies;   Effectively handle hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;   Participate in investigation of crimes, accidents or other incidents as needed;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions;   Perform a variety of physical tasks;   Wear and operate equipment that may include emergency apparatus;   Adapt to work environment;   Work required hours and assigned shifts;   Meet firearms qualifications as required. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Mental Health Nursing, to manage one of more assigned inpatient, emergency or skilled nursing psychiatric units on a 24 hours basis. This Nurse Manager position is located in Acute Psychiatric Services Division at the Barbara Arons Pavilion on the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Campus. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp  Typical Tasks Assessment: Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization, fiscal management, and social, political, professional and specialization trends in nursing practice within area of responsibility;   Assesses and identifies the educational needs of staff as well as the quality of nursing care delivered, as these relate to nursing care standards;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation. Planning:   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Director, Mental Health Nursing to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends;   Collaborates with appropriate levels of nursing staff to determine policies and procedures to be used within nursing;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning and executing approaches to nursing process in response to changing needs;   Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care;   In collaboration, plans a systematic approach to staff development for the purpose of recruitment and retention;   Assists in the development of a budget to support the established clinical care standards. Implementation:   Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals;   Facilitates the formulation of patient care standards;   Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems; initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality nursing care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the nursing organizations;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with medical staff to share information and problem solve;   Participates in directing and implementing policies and procedures for appointment, transfer, and termination of personnel;   Participates in selection of candidates for available position through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on individual nursing unit. Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   In collaboration with Clinical and Administrative staff developers, implements and evaluates orientation programs;   Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills;   Assists in implementing the most cost-effective utilization of staff;   Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and J.C.A.H.O.;   Collaborates with the Director, Mental Health Nursing to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary. Evaluation:   Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements utilization of nursing care evaluation tools;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality nursing care;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Relevant education, training and experience and demonstrated current competence in the nursing care of mental health patients in psychiatric inpatient, emergency, and skilled nursing facilities would typically be obtained through: A minimum of two years of clinical experience in psychiatric nursing (CA Title XXII, Section 70579 (c) requirement);   A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience;   Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline, or   Some equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to manage one or more medical-surgical nursing units on a 24 hour basis. Nurse Manager - Medical Surgical  Positions available in the Medical Surgical units include: O'Connor Hospital - Medical/ Surgical Valley Medical Center - 6A- Medical The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the positions listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp  Typical Tasks Assessment: Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization, fiscal management, and social, political, professional and specialization trends in nursing practice within area of responsibility;   Assesses and identifies the educational needs of staff as well as the quality of nursing care delivered, as these relate to nursing care standards;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation. Planning:   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends;   Collaborates with appropriate levels of nursing staff to determine policies and procedures to be used within nursing;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning and executing approaches to nursing process in response to changing needs;   Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care;   In collaboration, plans a systematic approach to staff development for the purpose of recruitment and retention;   Assists in the development of a budget to support the established clinical care standards. Implementation:   Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals;   Facilitates the formulation of patient care standards;   Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems; initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality nursing care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the nursing organizations;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with medical staff to share information and problem solve;   Participates in directing and implementing policies and procedures for appointment, transfer, and termination of personnel;   Participates in selection of candidates for available position through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on individual nursing unit. Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   In collaboration with Clinical and Administrative staff developers, implements and evaluates orientation programs;   Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills;   Assists in implementing the most cost-effective utilization of staff;   Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and J.C.A.H.O.;   Collaborates with the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary. Evaluation:   Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements utilization of nursing care evaluation tools;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality nursing care;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Relevant education, training and experience and demonstrated current competence in the nursing care of adult medical-surgical patients would typically be obtained through: A minimum of two years of recent adult acute medical and/or surgical nursing experience;   A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience and;   Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline, or   Some equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to function as a Nurse Practitioner (requiring certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the California Board of Registered Nursing); to perform diagnostic and therapeutic patient care services in a specialty area. Currently there are 2 Full-Time Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners available in Custody Health Services.  Psychiatric/ Mental Health Board Certification required. The eligibility list will be used for future openings .  Nurse Practitioner - Behavior Health in Custody Health Services The Nurse Practitioner of the Ambulatory Care Division functions under the general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Protocol.  Requires Board Certification in Psychiatry.  As part of the Behavioral Health team, the practice of the Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner includes: Evaluation and treatment of patients with acute and chronic complaints related to mental health. See new, returning and non-scheduled patients presenting to Behavioral health with a mental health as their chief complaint. Patient follow-up including lab results, diagnostic testing, prescription refills and emails.  Education and counseling of patients on diagnosis, management of conditions and health promotion. For additional information contact Director, Advance Practice, Karen Ketner at Karen.Ketner@hhs.sccgov.org 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 #indsp  Typical Tasks Under a supervising physician, functions as a Nurse Practitioner in examining, managing, and treating specific patients;   Carries a patient caseload within a specialized area in a clinical environment, requiring a high degree of independent judgment and advanced skills gained through academic and clinical preparation in a specialized area of nursing;   Performs physical exams, takes histories, obtains objective data, and assesses clinical status of patients;   Recognizes, initiates interventions, and manages episodic or chronic disease processes;   Works under written standardized protocols for Nurse Practitioners which have been approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee;   Uses a comprehensive approach to clinical and diagnostic assessment and patient care;   Screens charts, laboratory, and x-ray results for reports;   Advises supervising physician or other on call physicians of patient's conditions when indicated;   Refers patients to physicians and/or specialty clinics;   Follows up to ensure treatment is delivered as ordered, and to ensure continuity of medical care;   Serves as clinical resource and teaches assessment skills to nursing staff, as appropriate;   Identifies, designs, and conducts nursing research projects;   Publishes research findings and assists staff members in understanding and utilizing research findings in their practice;   Provides direct teaching to patients, identifies education needs of staff and assists in the development of education programs;   Develops and promotes quality health care delivery through development of policies and procedures, research, and professional development;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of the required knowledge and abilities, typically obtained through training and experience equivalent to:   Completion of a Master's, Post-Master's or Doctorate from a Nurse Practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner's specialty area      AND   Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent body or the ability to obtain certification with three (3) months   AND   Current active licensure to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse in the Nursing Practitioner category in the State of California   AND Two (2) years of acute and/or ambulatory clinical nursing experience and sufficient expertise, competency, and experience in a specialty area for specific patient populations.    Meet current regulatory requirements for credentialing as an Allied Health Professional at SCVH&HS and eligibility to qualify for a Board issued furnishing number. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of acute and primary care clinical nursing, including community aspects of nursing programs and continuity of patient care;   Diagnosis and treatment of common medical problems as related to a clinical specialty area ;   Sciences basic to medicine (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology);   Laws and regulations pertaining to practice of medicine and nursing;   Current trends and concepts in nursing fundamentals of medicine. Ability to:   Relate effectively to patients, and work effectively with medical staff;   Identify abnormal and normal health conditions and implement treatment in field of specialized training;   Gather complete, detailed and accurate medical histories;   Recognize and evaluate situations which call for the immediate attention of a physician;   Instruct and counsel patients on matters pertaining to physical and mental health. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, provide security to the county courts, the service of civil process issued by court, and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Candidates must have graduated from a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) academy, possess an active (within the last three years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy certificate, and have been employed within the last three years by a law enforcement agency performing duties equivalent to those of a Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriff to be qualified. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 4/11/20.  Typical Tasks Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime;   Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents;   Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene and gathering and preserving physical evidence;   Appears in court to testify;   Prepares reports on facts obtained, makes on-view and warrant arrests and transports prisoners to jail;   Serves as a detective or as a member of a detective division team;   Serves legal processes such as summons, garnishments, writs of execution and attachments;   Signs affidavit that service has been made or notifies attorney that service cannot be made;   Prepares notice of sale, conducts sales and prepares transfer of title documents;   Attends sessions of the court to which assigned representing the Sheriff and supervising the security of the court;   Keeps order in the courtroom and serves any processes or makes any arrests necessary;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units) at the time of appointment. When the G.E.D. is used, a minimum overall score of not less than 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test shall be attained. Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances;   Modern police practices and procedures;   Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   Self defense tactics;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.);   Geography of local area. Ability to:   Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies;   Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and orally and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers and supervisors;   Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community;   Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stress conditions;   Project authority;   De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Observe accurately;   Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility;   Use and care of specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand held radios. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected. Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam. We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application.  It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application.  The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results. We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 3/28/20  A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run. When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs.  Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1. Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs. Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancelation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following:   Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application.   Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years. APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception.   Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. * Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic. The Assistant Nurse Manager class consists of a variety of supervisory nursing positions in specialty areas. Positions work under the direction of a Nurse Manager or Ambulatory Services Manager. Positions in this class provide nursing care to patients in the specialty area. They also develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the smooth functioning of the assigned unit. (1) Assistant Nurse Manager - Acute Rehabilitation  Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit (RRU)   position is available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Sobrato Pavilion. The Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit (RRU) provides around-the-clock respiratory management for ventilator dependent patients. The RRU primarily treats individuals with spinal cord injury, patients with traumatic brain injury accompanied by respiratory concerns are also cared for in this distinctive medical setting. This is a full-time (1.0) Day/PM shift position. It is located at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 3A Respiratory Rehab Unit (RRU), 3/F Sobrato Pavilion Bldg A.  For more information, contact Daniel Cruz at Daniel.Cruz@hhs.sccgov.org. Assistant Nurse Manager would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and have at least three years acute care experience in the Acute Rehab specialty. The eligibility list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed 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 #indsp    Typical Tasks Assessment Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;   Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;   Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning   Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;   Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;   Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation   Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;   Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;   Promotes effective communication;   Periodically provides direct patient care;   Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;   Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;   Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;   Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;   Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;   Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;   Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;   Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation   Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;   Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;   Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;   Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 3/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Clinical Nurse III would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California RN License and at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. JOB FAIR - O'Connor Hospital Monday, March 9th  11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  O'Connor Hospital Medical Office Building, 2101 Forest Ave., San Jose Meet with hiring managers Receive on-the-spot interviews Take a hospital tour We have a wide range of nursing opportunities available for experienced and compassionate registered nurses in numerous areas of specialization. Check out what's new at O'Connor Hospital! New RNPA Contract ratified effective 1/27/20 Clinical Nurses are receiving an 11% increase this year! Day and Night shifts available 8 and 12 hour shifts available County of Santa Clara Benefits Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds   Participating in clinical conferences   Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning   Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;   Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;   Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems   Coping mechanisms   Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;   Coordinates patient and family teaching;   Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;   Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;   May participate in conducting research activities.   When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;   Assists in teaching students and staff;   May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;   Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;   Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;   Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 3/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. This list will be used to fill any current or future vacant positions in the Department of Aging & Adult Services, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), or, Adult Protective Services (APS). Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), are currently available in In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS).  Social Worker II's  in these departments provide services to elder, disabled, and/or dependent adults.  In the IHSS  program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to case carrying assignments, evaluating and assessing yearly service needs based on Medi-Cal, Medicare and SSI  eligibility. Must be able to conduct field visits to complete initial and yearly reevaluations of client's service needs. In Adult Protective Services (APS) program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, investigate allegations and document case related activities. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired.  A master's degree in social work is preferred for SW II positions in APS. DAAS currently has a need to fill various vacancies with Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish language skills, others encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently (i.e., Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, etc.), please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently (speak, read & write) in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write Spanish) for the specified language skill on your application (extended offer is contingent upon passing all pre-employment requisites - language certification and background check).   NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards shall be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled on Monday, April 6, 2020, or, Thursday, April 9, 2020. Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans.   Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services, are available in the Adult Protective Services (APS) program. SW III's in this department provide services to elder, and/or dependent adults. The SW III positions may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, conduct field visits, investigate allegations of abuse and neglect, document all case related activities, participate on multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary teams, and participate in an after-hours response rotation. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired. A Master's Degree in Social Work is preferred for SW III positions in APS. DAAS currently has a need to fill various vacancies with Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, and, Spanish language skills, others encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak, read and write a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak, read and write fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application (extended offer is contingent upon passing all pre-employment requisites - language certification and background check).   Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Ambulatory Care and in partnership with the Physician Site Director, manages designated ambulatory care sites or facilities. This recruitment is for Health Center Manager Positions throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: www.scvmc.org ,   https://oconnor.verity.org/OCH/ ,  https://stlouise.verity.org/SLRH     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization and fiscal management;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation;   Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the administrative activities of all healthcare delivery in the assigned ambulatory location;   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends;   Consults with the Director, Ambulatory Care, in the formulation of administrative policies, and assumes responsibility for the implementation of the same;   Develops annual Quality Plan in collaboration with Physician Site Director and monitors quality indicators;   Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care;   Evaluates and modifies facility planning and space utilization to enhance productivity and quality of care;   Prepares budget requests for area of responsibility in collaboration with the Physician Site Director;   Monitors schedules and assures that systems and resources support work variables, volume and work flow;   Monitors the revenue and expenditures of clinic(s) against the annual budget under supervision of the Director, Ambulatory Care;   Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals;   Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems; initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the organization;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with Physician Site Director to share information and problem solve;   Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of subordinates in their assigned area of responsibility;   Participates in selection of candidates for available positions through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on an individual nursing unit;   Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills;   Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and Joint Commission standards;   Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care , to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary;   Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements utilization of ambulatory care evaluation tools;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality care;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Responds to and resolves questions, inquiries and complaints and makes recommendations for policy changes where appropriate;   Prepares annual statement of goals and objectives in collaboration with subordinates and Physician Site Director;   Attends committee meetings and makes reports as required; Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals;   Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function would normally be acquired through either of the following: Bachelor's degree in health care or business administration and four (4) years of recent experience managing a complex multi-specialty clinic or medical group. A Master's degree in health care administration or a related field is desirable.   - OR -   Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, two years clinical experience in an ambulatory setting, and two years of progressively responsible nursing management experience. A Master's Degree in either Nursing, health care administration or a related field is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles of modern ambulatory health care administration;   Current ambulatory healthcare issues and trends that impact health care delivery;   Principles of personnel management and supervision, including training, evaluating and budgetary preparation and control;   Legal responsibilities, delegation, supervision and communication principles;   Federal, State and County laws, codes, rules and regulations, as well as Joint Commission standards as they apply in an integrated healthcare delivery system;   Administrative problems involved in the operation of a complex modern ambulatory delivery system;   Health information systems in a complex medical environment;   Principles of management analysis and organizational design necessary to formulate and implement administrative policies;   Work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, or specialized department programs. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct an ambulatory multi-specialty clinical department;   Develop and implement new methods and procedures;   Prepare financial and operation studies and analysis;   Interpret and apply provisions of Federal, State and local laws and regulations as they apply to ambulatory healthcare delivery functions and activities;   Act as a liaison to, advise and/or resolve differences with public and private agencies, other departments, the general public, and departmental employees;   Apply knowledge of health care goals and objectives and the organization business plan to bridge patient care services and outcomes;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing;   Use work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database or specialized department programs;   Prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, initially in a training capacity to answer 9-1-1 calls and to dispatch personnel and equipment for one or more public safety operations.   Start an exciting career and become a 9-1-1 Dispatcher!  Watch this video to hear from 9-1-1 Dispatchers who work for County of Santa Clara's Dispatch Operations Center:   https://youtu.be/h76m96ituVo   This is a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) position. Candidates must successfully pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints, polygraph, psychological and medical examinations. Applicants with a felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state will be disqualified. After passing the exam, hiring interview and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Communications Dispatcher I - Unclassified (U) and attend the 11-week Basic Communications Dispatcher Academy training program as a trainee. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs.  Communications Dispatcher I - U are eligible to become classified Communications Dispatcher I's and be considered probationary employees of County Communications. A newly appointed Communications Dispatcher I must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete additional training under the supervision of a training Dispatcher. Please note: Candidates determined to have met Employment Standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for April 13, 2020 - April 17, 2020. The exam date(s) may change based on the number of applicants and room availability. Typical Tasks Receives training in the reception and transmission of radio calls;   Receives law, fire and medical calls for service;   Screens information to determine jurisdiction and equipment to be dispatched, and transmits appropriate information by telephone or radio;   Dispatches law enforcement or other personnel and equipment;   Operates a variety of communications equipment including radio base stations, radio consoles, hand-held radios, telephones, and other communications equipment;   Monitors public safety frequencies;   Operates data communication terminals;   Studies and maintains familiarity with the locations and common place names of major roads, streets, industrial plants, county parks, and buildings in the County;   Provides various database searches to obtain information in response to requests from law enforcement personnel;   Records the nature and source of all incoming and outgoing radio messages as required;   After becoming proficient in 9-1-1 call answering and law dispatching, may be trained in fire or medical dispatching;   Performs miscellaneous clerical work;   Keep apprised of current trends in law dispatching, ensure continuing education requirements are met;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   And performs other work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to high school graduation.   Successfully complete the Peace Officers Standards and Training Certification Training Course within one (1) year of employment, or vacate the position.   Per Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program Regulation 1018, every Public Safety Dispatcher shall satisfactorily complete the Continuing Professional Training (CPT) requirement of 24 or more hours of POST-qualifying training during every two-year CPT cycle, based on the statewide CPT Anniversary Date as specified in subsection 1018(d)(2).   Knowledge of:      Basic computer operations;    Simple record keeping. Ability to: Learn the operation of two-way radio and telephone communications equipment;   Learn to dispatch public safety personnel and equipment in a quick and efficient manner;   Learn and remember locations and common place names of highways, major streets, industrial plants, county parks, commercial and public buildings;   Learn and remember the policies and procedures of the department, County, State and Federal rules and regulations, as required;   Retain, recall, and evaluate facts and/or details solely from memory;   View multiple video display terminals for extended periods of time in low-light conditions;   Learn to simultaneously type while communicating with others;   Read, write, spell, and speak in English;   Monitor audible information from multiple sources (telephone, radio and co-workers) in an open space and noisy environment;   Perform multiple tasks while monitoring background radio communications;   Prepare records;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Use a keyboard and other peripheral computer equipment with rapid keyboarding and a high level of accuracy;    Multi-task requiring simultaneous typing (rapid keyboarding), talking on the radio, answering multiple telephone calls, and switching between computer screens and applications;   Maintain effective working relationships;   Deal tactfully with the general public, law enforcement and other officials;   Transition from periods of mental and physical inactivity to periods of intense and stressful mental and physical activity (rapid keyboarding) at a moment's notice;   Maintain composure and work accurately under pressure or when faced with stressful situations. Special Requirements Work alternate work week schedule, work on weekends, holidays and at odd or irregular hours;   Work in a confined area and wear a headset;   Sit or stand up and use a keyboard continuously for up to (3) hours at a time;   Adapt to physiological changes associated with spikes in adrenaline, including increased heart rate, body temperature and blood pressure;   Must be able to pass a background investigation; including a psychological evaluation and polygraph. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Medical Translator Coordinator to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This is an American Sign Language (ASL) skilled Medical Translator position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Functions as liaison between health Care team/physician and patient;   Provides language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;   Assists patients in interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;   As directed, advises patients, clients and/or families about available health care and hospital services;   Interfaces with Nursing, Outpatient Department, Social Services, and other hospital departments;   Guides and processes patients and clients through clinics, hospital and other related facilities,   Explains and interprets patient's rights and responsibilities;   Performs routine tasks related to maintaining translation records;   May assist in preparation of brochures, audio visual materials and written materials for non-English speaking groups;   May assist in certification of bilingual employees;   May assist in training lower level translators; and   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required would normally be acquired by one year experience in an acute hospital or clinic setting and demonstrated skills in interpretation and translation of a second language (medical and non-medical terminology). Knowledge of: Interpretation/translation of at least one language, other than English, including intracultural literary levels, principal idioms and slang;   Basic hospital organization;   General medical terminology in English and a second language;   Legal ramifications of medical interpretation/translation;   Laws and regulations regarding patient care;   Modern hospital methods, forms and equipment;   Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups. Ability to:   Speak, read and write a second language fluently;   Interact with a wide range of multi-cultural and non-English speaking patients;   Translate detailed medical/legal information of written materials and documents for patient's signature;   Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;   Function as liaison between the health care team/physician and patient;   Assist in the preparation of brochures, memos, other literature, and audio-visual materials relating to hospital policies and procedures;   Work under emergency or stress situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Information Technology will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department-wide business technology solutions. This executive leadership position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff across an entire division or multiple departments or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption. The current vacancy is in TSS Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) Division reporting to the Chief IT Operations Officer (COO). The director will be accountable and responsible for enterprise infrastructure software on premise and in the cloud.     Specifically, the director will lead teams responsible for software platforms, databases, applications, middleware, end user device update and patch management, mode 1 development and infrastructure tools, among others collectively known as "enterprise infrastructure software". This position will set high expectations, responsive service level agreements, and realistic metrics that will deliver world-class enterprise infrastructure software support on consistent basis. More than keep the lights on, the director shall be the county's expert in enterprise infrastructure software planning, roadmap development, installation, and operations using industry best practices. As a leader of managers and individual contributors, the director shall be a practitioner of servant leadership, able to coach and mentor others by setting example and being ambitious for the success of others and the county. This position may represent the COO in many capacities, including meetings and conferences with other departments and agencies.   Click here to learn more about this position. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE Continuous Filing - Open until filled.  It may also be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. Therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and is advised to provide the following: 1. Resume 2. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 2 pages. 3. Responses to the supplemental questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications and will be critical in the subsequent competitive assessment to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral examination. Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website should go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours, for applicants to apply online. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408) 299-5897.   Typical Tasks Directs the development and implementation of integrated IT initiatives to support business strategies; Initiate and direct transparent service level agreements (SLA's) with customers that set expectations, measures performance, support a balanced budget and impacts customer satisfaction; Anticipate needs for new or modified systems and proactively seek IT solutions that will benefit the County's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost effective manner; Manage, identify and remove obstacles to change; generate the appropriate communication, process timelines, action steps and educational plans to guide internal and external customers through the various phases of implementation of change initiatives; Serves on governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations, determines IT investments, pricing, and product strategies and develops budgets; engage in collaborative planning processes to ensure high quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Direct, supervise and guide departmental staff by establishing departmental goals, policies and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance and counseling staff members regarding their performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations; Manages the skills and competency development of information technology staff based on emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives; Advises departmental management of existing and emerging IT issues and trends and their implications for current and proposed departmental information technology initiatives; Represents the department on County-wide information systems committees and task forces involved in or leaded the development of large scale automated information systems; Serves as liaison to other County organizations such as the Information Security Office (ISO) and Public Safety & Justice (PSJ); Manage multiple project activities and budgets; including assuming major responsibility for planning and directing individual projects and supervising multi-disciplinary project teams so that all work is high-quality and completed on time and within budget; Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Participate in the governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations and determines IT investments, pricing and product strategies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, and Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position. Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of management of information technology; Principles and practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration and personnel management, labor relations; Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people and resources; Principles and practices for meeting quality standards for customer service and evaluating customer satisfaction, individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Practices and techniques of complex problem solving and review related information to develop and evaluate different approaches and implement solutions; Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control; and Effective management of fiscal resources including IT investments, pricing and product strategies.   Ability To: Initiate, organize and develop plans and procedures for implementing and managing complex IT programs, including the ability to develop technology strategies; Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to mobilize resources to undertake collaborative and creative solutions; Establish credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and key stakeholders; Express ideas and communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written form; Plan, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of departmental staff; Coach and mentor staff and establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Ability to plan and monitor IT spending, pricing models and use of expenditures to meet business strategies; and Stay informed on emerging trends and link and apply complex technologies to business strategies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. 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: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: Continuous