County of Santa Clara

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

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

   

 

101 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Valley Health Plan (VHP) is seeking a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) who will support VHP's mission to address the holistic needs of the members served and will be actively involved in the shift toward a value-based, integrated delivery system in collaboration with strategic partners to ensure the delivery of the highest value medical, pharmaceutical, behavioral and social services and supports. VHP's CMO has overall accountability and oversight of all clinical functions and medical cost trends consistent with the vision and strategy set forth by VHP's senior executive leadership team. Filing Period and Application Procedure This recruitment is continuous until filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. Candidates should be aware that this recruitment can close at any time once a strong pool of candidates is established. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org . It is important that the following information be included in your application packet as it will be evaluated during the competitive review process: 1. Résumé; 2. References contact information (minimum of 3); 3. Cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate including specific examples from your experience (maximum of 3 pages); 4. Complete responses to the supplemental questions. Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Kendra Conrad , Executive Services at (408) 299.6874 or kendra.conrad@esa.sccgov.org . Please be aware that the County of Santa Clara requires that all County employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment or have an approved exemption request from the County. 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Click here Or follow us on: Instagram Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Stays abreast of emerging models of value-based healthcare delivery; Identifies and defines new and innovative clinical strategies to support VHP's goals and objectives; Develops programs that drive clinical integration, quality and fiscal and service performance; Provides medical expertise to all of VHP's operating units, including Provider Contracts Administration, Credentialing, Concurrent In-patient Admission Review, Prior-authorizations, Claims, Marketing and Sales, etc.; Ensures the integrity of VHP's clinical processes and provides leadership to the quality management and improvement program; Participates in the design and implementation of value-based delivery models and ensure that the technology and analytic infrastructure is implemented to demonstrate achievement of expected performance outcomes; Establishes and implements practice guidelines, policies, and protocols compliant with regulatory and accreditation requirements; Designs and implements the clinical oversight program; Participates or chairs clinical committees as designated; Leads the design and implementation of programs and practices to identify opportunities for improvement of quality outcomes and medical cost improvement initiatives. Employment Standards A board-certified MD or DO with an active, unrestricted California Medical License, five years of clinical practice, and five years of experience in an executive role in a health plan. A MBA, MPH, or MHA and experience in a Knox-Keene licensed health plan is preferred, although not required. Knowledge of: Clinical operations; Utilization management; Care management; Population health; Clinical quality management; Pharmacy benefit management; Population health; Performance improvement; Value-based reimbursement models; Industry standard clinical guidelines and protocols; Process mapping; Project management. Ability to: Provide leadership and oversight of managed care principals across the continuum of care, ensuring the provision of care and allocation of resources designed to achieve cost and quality objectives, regulatory compliance, and the improvement of the patient experience; Oversee the selection and implementation of technology solutions to support performance and improvement; Proficiently work in a managed care environment with a philosophy of collaboration and teamwork; Develop programs that drive clinical integration; Communicate effectively with a culturally and socially diverse patient population, physicians, and the public; Provide direction and leadership to implement changes that will result in revenue and market share enhancement; Lead the evaluation of VHP's clinical performance and recommend changes; Serve as VHP's clinical expert to the external community relative to VHP's clinical strategy, policies, programs, and delivery model; Guide and direct the medical leadership team, including recruiting, coaching, and the development of team members; Develop a leadership and management succession plan; Actively lead and support a positive proactive, results-orientated culture that demonstrates VHP's mission, vision, and values; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and build consensus. Overview of County of Santa Clara's Executive Leadership Benefits package .
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under supervision, to provide counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting. Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, mental health, and dental 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 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 39 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The services are provided for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization. Juvenile Custody Health provides integrated medical services to justice involved youth housed in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch to include comprehensive pediatric medical, mental health, and dental care. Selected candidate(s) must be able to work in a locked facility, which requires passing a background check for security clearance. CANDIDATES HIRED MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SIGN-ON BONUS, UP TO $5,000. A new hire or a regular coded full-time or part-time employee who is hired into, transfers, or promotes in the classifications of Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychiatric Social Worker assigned to any shift may be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000 (subject to discontinuation at any time). Learn more about the County of 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Performs counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services with patients or clients and their families; Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans; May participate in a group therapy program; Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client; Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric treatment teams; Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives, and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate; Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems; Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master's Degree that qualifies for licensure as described in the Special Requirements. Special Requirements Possess and maintain current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, for the duration of employment in this classification. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some positions may require provider credentialing prior to appointment. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of : Principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy; Counseling, case management, and other techniques of psychiatric social work; Social aspects of behavioral health and emotional disturbances; Theory and practice of community behavioral health and substance use interventions; Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill and those with substance use disorders; Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to : Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and case management skills, and psychotherapeutic interventions; Conduct differential diagnosis; Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data; Effectively use psychiatric consultation; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to provide counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting. Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, mental health, and dental 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 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 39 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The services are provided for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization. Juvenile Custody Health provides integrated medical services to justice involved youth housed in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch to include comprehensive pediatric medical, mental health, and dental care. Selected candidate(s) must be able to work in a locked facility, which requires passing a background check for security clearance. CANDIDATES HIRED MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SIGN-ON BONUS, UP TO $5,000. A new hire or a regular coded full-time or part-time employee who is hired into, transfers, or promotes in the classifications of Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychiatric Social Worker assigned to any shift may be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000 (subject to discontinuation at any time). Learn more about the County of 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Performs intensive case management, counseling, psychotherapy, and treatment services with patients or clients and their families; Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans; May participate in group therapy programs; Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client; Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; Participates in psychotherapy programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams; Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives, and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate; Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems; Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of licensure as described in the Special Requirements. Special Requirements Possess and maintain a registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), for the duration of employment in this classification. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some positions may require provider credentialing prior to appointment. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of : Principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy; Counseling, case management, and other techniques of psychiatric social work; Social aspects of behavioral health and emotional disturbances; Theory and practice of community behavioral health and substance use interventions; Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism; Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to : Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and case management skills and psychotherapeutic interventions; Conduct differential diagnosis; Develop and implement a treatment program; Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data; Effectively use psychiatric consultation; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general direction, the Program Manager III plans, organizes, directs and controls the activities and/or staff of a very large County program. The Program Manager III will work in the County of Santa Clara Health System’s Ethics, Privacy & Compliance Office and will be assigned to work mainly with Valley Health Plan on managed care compliance matters. The Program Manager III will have primary responsibility for coordinating the plan’s annual audits of delegated partners, including in the areas of credentialing, utilization management, provider relations & orientation, case management, claims and provider disputes. The Program Manager III will also have responsibility for coordinating the Plan’s external audits conducted by the Department of Managed Health Care, and Santa Clara Family Health Plan. These processes involve working with subject matter experts in VHP’s corresponding departments and coordinating audits through the issuance of audit reports and corrective action plans, and monitoring CAPs until all deficiencies are resolved. In addition to meeting the employment standards for Program Manager III, candidates must possess the following: Experience with regulatory requirements as it relate to health plans in the State of California, including Medi-Cal Managed Care, the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC), the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), Covered California, managed care plans, and other 3rd party payors. Experience with managing, planning, coordination, and monitoring audit programs and corrective action plans for findings. Experience with providing training and education on privacy and compliance-related issues. COVID-19 Risk Level: Low Risk Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Handles complex coordination between County, local and State resources; Prepares staff reports and comprehensive detailed plans with Countywide impact; Works closely with cross departmental staff at all levels of the organization; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Seven (7) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; four (4) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/12/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting. This is a continuous recruitment, Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, mental health, and dental 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 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 39 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The services are provided for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization. Juvenile Custody Health provides integrated medical services to justice involved youth housed in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch to include comprehensive pediatric medical, mental health, and dental care. Selected candidate(s) must be able to work in a locked facility, which requires passing a background check for security clearance. CANDIDATES HIRED MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SIGN-ON BONUS, UP TO $5,000. A new hire or a regular coded full-time or part-time employee who is hired into, transfers, or promotes in the classifications of Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychiatric Social Worker assigned to any shift may be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000 (subject to discontinuation at any time). Learn more about the County of 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families; Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans; May participate in a group therapy program; Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams; Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives, and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate; Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems; Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master’s Degree that qualifies for licensure as described in the Special Requirements. Special Requirements Possess and maintain current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, or an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, for the duration of employment in this classification. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some positions may require provider credentialing prior to appointment. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of : Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology; Theory and practice of community mental health and substance use interventions; Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill and those with substance use disorder; Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to : Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology; Conduct differential diagnosis; Develop and implement a counseling program; Effectively use psychiatric consultation; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting. Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, mental health, and dental 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 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 39 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The services are provided for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization. Juvenile Custody Health provides integrated medical services to justice involved youth housed in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch to include comprehensive pediatric medical, mental health, and dental care. Selected candidate(s) must be able to work in a locked facility, which requires passing a background check for security clearance. CANDIDATES HIRED MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SIGN-ON BONUS, UP TO $5,000. A new hire or a regular coded full-time or part-time employee who is hired into, transfers, or promotes in the classifications of Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychiatric Social Worker assigned to any shift may be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000 (subject to discontinuation at any time). Learn more about the County of 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management, and treatment services with patients or clients and their families; Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the making of treatment plans; May participate in group therapy programs; Cooperates with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams; Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives, and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate; Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems; Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of licensure as described in the Special Requirements. Special Requirements Possess and maintain current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), for the duration of employment in this classification. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some positions may require provider credentialing prior to appointment. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of : Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology; Theory and practice of community behavioral health and substance abuse interventions; Community agencies and community resources serving mentally ill and those with substance abuse disorders; Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to : Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology; Conduct differential diagnosis; Develop and implement a counseling program; Use psychiatric consultation effectively; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to examine building plans submitted for building permits and to ensure compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations, and industry standard engineering practices. This position is located in the Department of Planning and Development. Candidates with extensive experience in building structural design and/or fire/life safety, and accessibility plan review of plans related to building permit issuance are highly desirable. COVID-19 Risk Tier: Lower Risk Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Reviews applications and permits issued for commercial, public, educational, or residential structures and developments; Reviews, checks, and approves plans for the construction or alteration of industrial, commercial, educational, and residential structures to determine compliance with applicable codes, laws, and regulations; Makes independent analyses, when required, to justify the adequacy and safety of proposed designs; Answers questions and gives instructions to architects, engineers, contractors, and owners regarding construction and design requirements, application of various codes, and requirements to achieve compliance standards; Performs regular public counter functions, as needed; May calculate valuations and fees; May issue permits after plan review approval; Assists and provides guidance to Building Inspectors and other office staff on engineering, structural, and plan checking issues; May perform site observations of residential and non-residential construction to ensure compliance with all building codes and local ordinances; Prepares reports and correspondence pertaining to structural engineering problems and building code compliance; Prepares, establishes, and maintains up-to-date files on codes and amendments; Stays abreast of new county ordinances and building construction methods, materials, and requirements; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Architecture, or a related field; and Four (4) years of full-time professional engineering experience in building review, design, construction, and/or inspection. Special Requirements Current registration/licensure as a civil or structural engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Must obtain required building plans examiner certification per California Health and Safety Code within two years of appointment. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. * As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: Proper techniques for building plan examination; Engineering annotation symbols; Civil engineering principles as they pertain to building construction; The means, methods, materials and equipment used in building construction; Structural engineering principles and practices as applied to building design and construction; Applicable Federal, State, and County laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing building construction; Forms, permits, plans, and specifications used in a building inspection and code enforcement program; Report writing techniques; Project management principles, practices, and common procedures; Common computer systems and applications. Ability to: Read and interpret building plans, specifications, codes, and construction documents; Review site plans and architectural designs for methods of construction (for compliance with requirements); Observe construction for adherence to code requirements; Make structural calculations necessary to determine the adherence of structural plans to code requirements; advise on accepted construction methods and requirements; Communicate tactfully and effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Write technical correspondence and reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies; Exercise good judgement. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 11/6/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Description Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within the Sheriff’s Office Correctional facility, and to transport inmates from the Sheriff’s Office Correctional 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 behaviors. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility, which extends throughout California when engaged in duties described in Penal Code Section 830.1(c). Pursuant to California Senate Bill 960, effective January 1, 2023, it is no longer required for peace officers to either be a citizen of the United States or be a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; instead, peace officers must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The agility test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 18 , 2023 . Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 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 the shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and ensures that the work is performed properly; Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband; Books arrestees into jail, including recording custody information and 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; Motivates 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 to 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; Conducts 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 provide training in various areas within the Sheriff’s Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May appear in court to testify; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a current (within the last three (3) years) California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certificate. 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 for and maintain a County driver authorization. Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is 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 based on established medical standards or current STC or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness 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. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. County employees in the Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. 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; Reasonable accommodations related to cognitive and physical disabilities of incarcerated individuals in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA); First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.); Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. 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; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff’s Office; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies; Exercise sensitivity, empathy, impartiality, conscientiousness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and emotional control; Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Description 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. Pursuant to California Senate Bill 960, effective January 1, 2023, it is no longer required for peace officers to either be a citizen of the United States or be a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; instead, peace officers must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the National Testing Network examination online. The agility test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 18 , 2023. 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 cancellation period is provided. For more information about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet or Sheriff’s Correctional Deputy Cadet, visit Gosheriff.org. 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 possess the legal right to work in the United States 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.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Description Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes, and the apprehension of law violators; to provide security to the Superior Court and the service of civil process issued by the Court; and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. The Deputy Sheriff - Lateral recruitment is for applicants who currently work or have worked at a California POST-approved law enforcement agency performing duties of a Peace Officer with a separation date within three years of application date OR who have successfully completed a California POST-certified Regular Basic Course (standard or modular format) within three years of the application date and possess a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate, or possess a valid re-qualification certificate if the original certification has expired. Those seeking to start a career in law enforcement, who do not meet the above criteria, should refer to the Deputy Sheriff Cadet - Unclassified job bulletin. Pursuant to California Senate Bill 960, effective January 1, 2023, it is no longer required for peace officers to either be a citizen of the United States or be a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; instead, peace officers must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Those assigned to patrol and administrative duties will receive a 10% differential in addition to their base pay. The agility test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2023. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 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 crimes; 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 accurate reports based on facts obtained and investigative steps taken; Makes on-view and warrant arrests; 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; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff’s Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required or assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of sixty (60) semester units (ninety (90) quarter units) of college. Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Successfully complete a California POST Basic Course (Academy) within the last three (3) years. Possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR certificates. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current POST or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness 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 possess the legal right to work in the United States. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. 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 (CPR); Geography of local area; Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Ability to : Acquire, retain, and apply police knowledge, procedures, and departmental policies; Express oneself clearly and concisely in English, both 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 stressful 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 for specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand-held radios; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff’s Office; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies; Read and understand material safety data sheets and other safety communications; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (e.g., day, swing, and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Description 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 take the National Testing Network examination online. 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. Pursuant to California Senate Bill 960, effective January 1, 2023, it is no longer required for peace officers to either be a citizen of the United States or be a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; instead, peace officers must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The agility test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2023 . 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. Those hired as a Deputy Sheriff and assigned to patrol and administrative duties will receive a 10% differential in addition to their base pay. 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 cancellation period is provided. For more information about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet or Sheriff’s Correctional Deputy Cadet, visit Gosheriff.org. 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 possess the legal right to work in the United States 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.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under direction, to coordinate and supervise the day-to-day operations of a section of the Valley Medical Center Clinical Laboratory. COVID - 19 Tier - High Risk Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Manages and supervises the work of others; Informs personnel of procedural and policy changes, and provides general information as required; Regularly advises management of problems or issues pertaining to personnel performance, equipment, procedures, supplies, or schedules; Assists in scheduling, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating laboratory personnel; Attends and participates in educational training and programs; Monitors and provides feedback to staff on performance of service standards; Provides support and assistance utilizing management principles and teamwork to promote achievement of common goals and to resolve problems; Maintains accurate laboratory records and reports; Answers questions and resolves problems raised related to service or test results; Determines the need for additional information and recommends supplemental tests based on results of prior tests; May be assigned to perform highly complex laboratory research and development under the general direction of a clinical scientist; Reviews quality control records to determine whether test results are accurate within prescribed limits and makes necessary adjustments; Evaluates the capability of laboratory equipment to perform new tests; Develops, writes, and evaluates new laboratory test procedures; Monitors and ensures compliance with policies, practices, laws, and regulations governing clinical laboratories; Assists in the development and management of the assigned section's hazardous waste management program; Acts in the absence of the manager; Prepares and presents conceptual and budgetary reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through one (1) year of full-time experience equivalent to a Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist with the County of Santa Clara. Special Requirement Possession of a valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Bioanalyst, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Chemist, or Clinical Microbiologist license issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services, as appropriate for the area of specialization, is required. Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices, equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology; Modern principles and practices of supervision and training; Use of laboratory tests in the diagnosis of diseases; Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals, and hazardous waste; Current developments in clinical laboratory techniques, procedures, and equipment; Quality control and quality assurance methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory; Administration of federal, state, and local laws governing laboratory procedures; Principles of report writing and presentation of reports. Ability to: Supervise the work of others; Develop and implement appropriate quality assurance plans; Train and evaluate others in complex, clinical testing procedures and theory; Perform difficult and specialized tests; Develop procedures, norms, and standards for new tests; Perform complex statistical calculations; Evaluate, compare, and adopt testing methods to establish routine laboratory procedures; Validate test data and determine additional information necessary; Maintain records and prepare technical reports of test results; Prepare and present written procedures and conceptual and budgetary reports; Anticipate needs and provide services in a courteous, sensitive, responsive, and efficient manner; Serve as a role model to staff and other managers and exemplify County and Hospital standards of service; Work effectively and in cooperation with other organizations, departments, and personnel; Communicate well both orally and in writing. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under supervision, to develop, implement, coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate performance management and quality improvement for the Public Health Department. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Low Risk 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Assists Quality Improvement Manager in development of goals, objectives, and priorities for performance management, quality improvement, and evaluation for the Public Health Department; Assists in managing implementation, monitoring, and review of the performance management and quality improvement plan for the Public Health Department; may also perform similar tasks related to policy and/or program evaluation; May lead performance management and quality improvement committees, workgroups, and subcommittees; Leads and participates in quality improvement efforts to ensure systematic, ongoing, and continuous quality improvement processes; Leads and supports development, review, and documentation of new and existing policies, procedures, and workflows for public health programs, operations, and activities, as well as evaluation plans, logic models, and evaluation tools; Develops, implements, and maintains infrastructure and data systems to track and improve outcomes, quality improvement and monitoring activities, and process indicators; Leads and assists with development of performance and process measures; Leads and participates in investigation and development of solutions for complex problems related to improvement of public health programs, operations, and activities; Develops data collection systems and tools and facilitates adoption of existing data systems and modules; Develops and presents reports and dashboards for performance management, quality improvement, quality assurance, and evaluation activities; Assists in evaluation of the effectiveness of performance management, quality improvement, and evaluation plans and activities consistent with standards in the field; Develops, implements, and evaluates continuing education/training programs to enhance staff knowledge around performance management, quality improvement, and evaluation; Establishes and maintains relationships with other staff throughout the County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS), County agencies and departments, contractors, and relevant professional associations around performance management and quality improvement; Develops and maintains partnerships with colleges and universities, other CSCHS agencies and departments, community-based organizations, other organizations, and relevant professional associations; Maintains ethical, privacy, and security issues related to health data, including coordination with County Counsel and compliance officers; Participates in continuing education activities for professional growth, licensure, and certification requirements; Continuously maintains proficiency, competence, and knowledge of new trends and practices in public health, staff development and training, accreditation, and strategic planning; Coordinates with other staff around surveillance, epidemiology, modeling, research, and evaluation activities; Contributes to publications; presents findings at professional meetings and conferences; May initiate and/or participate in research studies related to performance management, quality improvement, evaluation, and related topics; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master’s Degree, or higher, in Public Health, Health Sciences, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Services, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Administration, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field. and Two (2) years of full-time performance management and/or quality improvement experience, such as gathering and analyzing data, research, evaluation, formulating recommendations, and report writing. A Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Services, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Administration, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements : Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of : Principles and practices of performance management and quality improvement, program and policy evaluation, and project management; Theories, intervention techniques, policies, and principles of communicable and chronic disease and injury prevention and control; Social determinants of health and theories and concepts of racial and health equity; Basic knowledge of data analysis, reporting, and visualization; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer systems and applications; Basic knowledge of statistics, spreadsheets, database management, and data visualization, presentation, and/or documentation software. Ability to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies; Create workflows, procedures, and policies to document and improve standard work; Collect, analyze, integrate, and interpret data from multiple sources and maintain accurate records; Prepare basic written reports; Organize and manage short-term projects within a program or branch; Assess and understand stakeholders' needs and assist with developing the necessary deliverables to meet those needs. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, and maintain emergency management operations and disaster preparedness for Santa Clara County. COVID-19 Risk Tier - High Risk #INDOCE Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Plans, formulates, promotes, coordinates, and implements programs to integrate various existing emergency preparedness and operational plans and procedures for the County with other government agencies, community-based organizations, volunteers, service agencies, and private and non-profit sector-resource agencies; and ensures that such plans are in compliance with government requirements; Prepares correspondence, procedures, project applications, and program reports associated with emergency management, as required; Implements, maintains, and provides planning assistance in establishing program goals, objectives, and priorities; Confers with management to formulate and implement policies, plans, and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Researches, develops, and maintains comprehensive emergency plans; conducts technical studies in disasters and major emergencies; Develops, administers, coordinates, and presents community emergency preparedness programs, Disaster Service Worker (DSW) training for County employees, and emergency preparedness training for Emergency Operations Center (EOC) staff; Plans, executes, and evaluates drills and exercises that validate the effectiveness and operational readiness of DSWs, EOC staff, and emergency support teams, such as Functional Access Support Teams (FAST); Prepares, conducts, and evaluates emergency drills, functional tests, and scenario discussions and simulation exercises to test the effectiveness of emergency plans and communication systems; Maintains the readiness of the County's emergency response at all times and provides expertise, knowledge, and ability during an emergency; Determines whether proposed mitigation measures are consistent with Federal, State, and County disaster preparedness information requirements and advises contract cities of local obligations or opportunities; Safeguards and ensures accurate administrative records and inventory control of disaster equipment, such as emergency communications equipment and emergency shelter supplies; Prepares internal memoranda and external agreements in support of emergency preparedness plans and operations; Develops, administers, and coordinates programs that support the department’s day-to-day operations and/or strengthen the County’s or residents’ ability to respond to emergencies; Will be assigned to the Emergency Operations Center, when activated; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Emergency/Disaster Management, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Environmental Sciences, or a related field. Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis; and Two (2) years of full-time experience performing analytical or administrative duties in emergency management planning with training and knowledge in national emergency management systems guidelines and protocols (including ICS, NIMS, and SEMS). Federal or State sponsored coursework in Emergency Preparedness is desirable. Any of the following Professional International, Federal, or State certifications or credentials are desirable: International Association of Emergency Managers Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Associate in Emergency Management (AEM) designations; FEMA Professional Development Series Certificate, FEMA Advanced Professional Development Series Completion; Emergency Management Institute (EMI) National Emergency Management Academy (Basic, Advanced, or Executive); California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) Emergency Management Specialist certificate; CSTI EOC Position Specific Credentials; CSTI Emergency Management Certification (Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced). Special Requirements Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California Driver’s License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. While on Duty Officer assignment, the Duty Officer must always respond to an emergency call within five (5) minutes and must be within sixty (60) minutes physical response time to the County Office of Emergency Management. Be available to report for duty on a 24-hour-a-day basis when needed. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and County regulations pertaining to emergency management and response; Principles, concepts, and terminology of emergency management and response; Community and governmental organizations and resources; Principles of training and education; Issues related to Emergency Preparedness for natural and human caused disasters, such as earthquakes, hazardous materials incidents, civil defense, and floods; Principles and techniques used in the development and utilization of emergency response and disaster preparedness systems, including but not limited to the Incident Command System (ICS), State Emergency Management Systems (SEMS), and the National Incident Management System (NIMS); Principles of effective written communication, including the preparation of clear and concise reports, documentation, and revisions to procedures and plans. Ability to: Plan, promote, coordinate, and implement programs for emergency preparedness for the Santa Clara County Operational Area; Work with and secure the cooperation of diverse groups, including volunteers; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Maintain effective public relations with public safety organizations, city and county officials, and others; Provide training on emergency preparedness and the Incident Command System; Analyze administrative problems and conduct studies in disaster planning; Maintain records and controls and prepare correspondence and reports; Work independently to identify needs and emergency management system deficits and recommend improvements of emergency management planning operations; Use independent judgment and initiative. Physical Requirements Required to work nights, weekends, and holidays, when necessary, due to EOC activation and/or while fulfilling the role of Duty Officer. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under direction of the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to manage one or more rehabilitation nursing units on a 24 hour basis. VMC Rehabilitation comes alive each day with activity that few other centers in the country can match. As a comprehensive, acute care center, VMC operates specialized units for spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other conditions that might require rehabilitation care. Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Recreational Therapists, Case Managers, Psychologists and others bring enormous expertise and compassion to their work. Learn more about 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 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 rehabilitation patients would typically be obtained through: Training and at least two years of experience in rehabilitation nursing (CA Title XXII, Section 70599 (b) requirement); A minimum of two years of recent adult acute care 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. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/6/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under direction, to inform, develop, validate, and build informatics solutions to improve public health surveillance and guide data-driven decision-making to inform policies, planning, programs, and communications. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Low Risk 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 The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Assists in development of goals and objectives around informatics, in collaboration with department leaders and staff; Leads or participates in specific activities related to the development and implementation of systems for surveillance, including data management activities and database maintenance and reporting , including and accounting for health equity considerations ; Develops use cases in collaboration with programs to improve business analysis and workflows and develops the scope and specifications for system design; In collaboration with the Technology Services & Solutions (TSS) Department, researches and identifies optimal informatics tools to support public health data acquisition, management, analyses, and planning, and works with contractors to operationalize them; Works with vendors, TSS, and public health staff to develop system requirements and plan, develop, and maintain health information systems; Leads and participates in deployment of inter-operable systems to improve public health surveillance and reporting; Ensures data governance and stewardship principles are developed, maintained, and adhered to for informatics solutions; Conducts and may lead assessments of information systems; Leads and performs extraction and transformation, processing of complex data sets, analysis, data mining, and creates reports; Assists with design and creation of data processing systems that combine core data sources into data repositories that support reporting and analytical systems; Collaborates in the development of data standards, policies, and procedures; Assists and may lead with research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data; Leads or participates in initiatives to ensures consistency with national, state, and local standards and certification initiatives to improve use of electronic data to meet agency, partner, and stakeholder needs; Provides support and may lead multi-disciplinary teams of Informaticists, Research and Evaluation Specialists, Epidemiologists, and data management and support staff to implement and carry out informatics and data management activities in support of surveillance, data analysis, and reporting and data visualization; Collaborates with TSS on data management (e.g., de-duplication of records, data validation, data purges, requests for information, processing user permissions, and user access to information); Supports and may lead informatics practices, such as interoperability, data standards across multiple program areas, and implementation of Meaningful Use program criteria; Provides subject matter expertise and leadership on disease information systems, electronic disease reporting, data analytics, public health informatics, data management, disease surveillance, and laws and policies regarding the use of electronic health information; Coordinates with managers and other staff around informatics, information technology, epidemiology and surveillance, performance management and quality improvement research, and evaluation activities; Assist with development and management of agreements and contracts with data suppliers and vendors; Coordinates with healthcare and other partners as needed on supply, receipt, validation, and integration of the data for enhanced surveillance; Develops and maintains partnerships with colleges and universities, government agencies, community-based organizations, other organizations, and relevant professional associations; Ensures protocols are followed for monitoring and maintaining ethical, privacy, and security standards related to health data, including coordination with County Counsel and Compliance; May participate in the recruitment, hiring, training, and leading of staff; Contributes to publications; presents findings at professional meetings and conferences; Participates in quality improvement activities; Prepares and participates in RFP processes, writes grant proposals, reports, program documentation, policies, procedures, and other written materials; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities and the ability to perform the typical tasks listed above. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Bachelor’s Degree, or higher (a Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree is highly desired) , in Public Health Informatics, Health Informatics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Science, Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related field; and Three (3) years of full-time experience in informatics, including experience in conducting and/or supporting informatics projects involving scientific investigations or data management. A Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in Public Health Informatics, Health Informatics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Science, Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required work experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the training and experience above when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the incumbent will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Note: The knowledge and abilities listed below are common to the three levels of the Informaticist classification series. However, for recruitment purposes, candidates will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level, as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than the depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate’s ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of informatics in health and/or related fields, including strategies for acquiring data from external data suppliers and data warehouses, data integration and management, data quality, data use, and application of data to address business needs in health and/or related fields; Database and dataset development, management, maintenance, and analysis; Health information data standards (e.g., HL7, ICD, LOINC, and SNOMED codes); Specific data handling requirements for patient identifiable information and protected health information; Statistical and programming software, such as R, SQL, and Python; Applicable laws, statutes, and policies regarding health information, including security, privacy, and management of confidential data; Key concepts and practices related to information systems and the information technology life cycle, such as business operations analysis, workflow engineering, and information technology project/product portfolio management; Hardware and software applications related to public health informatics, data management, and reporting; New and emerging developments in public health informatics; Standard office practices and procedures and use of common computer systems and applications; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Ability to: Analyze business needs and product requirements to create or design systems and identify opportunities for systems improvement; Support and actively participate in data acquisition, integration, and validation, and use data from multiple sources; Perform statistical analyses, data cleaning, data wrangling, and similar tasks using appropriate software; Recommend, select, and utilize practices and tools in support of data acquisition, management, analysis, planning, and reporting; Collaborate with information technology professionals on development and implementation of solutions, tools, and activities for public health informatics projects and needs; Persuade, justify, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations; Plan, coordinate, and initiate action necessary to implement recommendations; Analyze policies and procedures and make recommendations to management; Evaluate work products to ensure program objectives and agency needs are met; Prepare grant applications and funding proposals; Prepare and present highly complex technical material to non-specialists; Adhere to federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies governing data collection, data sharing, and reporting; Use relevant information and independent judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing , with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures ; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair and overhaul, gasoline, diesel or alternative fuel powered heavy duty trucks, construction equipment, and automobiles. The Fleet Services Mechanic position is in the Facilities and Fleet Department, Fleet Management Division. The Fleet Management Division is recognized as a nationally award-winning operation that offers a dynamic, varied, supportive, and forward-thinking working environment. This Division is responsible for the acquisition, maintenance, repair, overall management, and support functions of a fleet of over 2,500 vehicles and pieces of equipment, in addition to providing services to external contracted government agencies with over 600 units. Supportive services include multiple County owned fueling sites, automotive collision repairs, regulatory compliance, lift truck (forklift) operator training, installation of specialized equipment into vehicles, and operating a motor pool (rental fleet) for County Departments to use on a short-term basis. The Fleet Management Division supplies all necessary tools, toolboxes, diagnostic computers, personal protective equipment (PPE), and specialty equipment to service, maintain, and repair vehicles and equipment. Uniforms with weekly laundry service, safety shoes, and jackets are supplied at no cost to the employee. The Division also supports the professional growth of our team members by providing various internal and external training and industry networking opportunities. An ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with coworkers, other department staff, and external agency customers. The ability to learn new computer software and become proficient in its use is highly desirable. An eagerness to learn new processes and tasks while providing input to make improvements is also valued. * * * * * * * * * * * * IMPORTANT * * * * * * * * * * * EXAMINATION DATES: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an in-person practical examination tentatively scheduled for December 2, 2023. Qualifying candidates will be notified of the examination instructions. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Lower Risk Typical Tasks Inspects gasoline or diesel powered heavy equipment and trucks, automobiles, motorcycles and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) to determine corrective work needed; troubleshoots and diagnoses computer control system components using scanners or laptop computers; Overhauls, maintains and repairs equipment such as automobiles, trucks, trailers, bulldozers, rollers, graders, road sweepers, travel-loaders, auxiliary engines, pumps, steam cleaners, air compressors, motorcycles, ATVs and related equipment; Times engines and makes a variety of adjustments; Removes, disassembles, repairs and replaces a variety of parts including transmissions, clutches, differentials, axles and suspension, pneumatic and hydraulic brake systems, hydraulic systems, ignition and electrical systems, electronic and computer control systems, steering and control systems, air conditioning/climate control systems, tracks and assemblies, various electrical devices/units, motor vehicle body parts and attached equipment; Uses test equipment, including electronic scanners or laptop computers, shop tools and equipment including micrometers, grinders, schematics, valve facers, hoists and other devices common to the trade; Makes repairs to heavy equipment and vehicles at the site of a breakdown; Operates equipment and vehicles to insure complete repair; Conducts smog tests and smoke tests on diesel engines under public sector regulations; Conducts annual safety inspections required under California State laws on equipment; Performs acetylene, tig, mig, stick or arc welding; performs plasma cutting in repairs to vehicles and fabrication of equipment attached to vehicles; Grinds, seats and adjusts valves; Repairs and rebuilds truck frames and fabricates or modifies special equipment and simple structures used on heavy equipment, trucks and light vehicles; Repairs and installs special equipment such as sirens, gun racks, extra lights, cages, controllers and instrument panels; Prepares and maintains related records; May prepare schedules of repairs for a limited amount of equipment; May order replacement parts and make recommendations as to cost of repairs; Identifies correct replacement parts from manufacturers' catalogs; May operate a metal lathe; May lead one or more Automotive Attendant, Fleet Services Assistant Mechanic or other lower level staff; Performs related work 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 to perform this function are normally acquired by training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. AND Two (2) years recent experience as a journey level heavy equipment mechanic. OR Three (3) years recent experience equivalent to Santa Clara County's Fleet Services Assistant Mechanic. Possession of a valid California driver's license is required at the time of appointment and ability to qualify for and maintain an acceptable driving record, which will qualify a County Driver's Permit. Special Requirements: Possession of a forklift operators certification within six (6) months of appointment or must vacate the position. Certification must be maintained throughout employment. Special Requirements for Fleet Management personnel only: Possession of Air Conditioning and Refrigerant license/certification issued by the State of California within six (6) months of appointment or must vacate the position. Certification must be maintained throughout employment. Some positions may require the possession of a valid Class A or B California driver's license. Possession of one or more of the following certifications is desirable: One (1) or more National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications Smog license/certification issued by the State of California. Knowledge of: Theory, operation and repair of diesel and gasoline engines and fuel, cooling, air conditioning/climate control, ignition, electronic, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems; Use of test equipment including scanners and computers, welding materials and techniques and shop machines, equipment and tools; Proper and safe use of tools and equipment used in mechanical repairs; Operation of heavy equipment and vehicles; Smog tests and smoke tests on diesel engines procedures; Upload of recalibration software for scanners and computers used to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment; Schematics and blueprints as related to equipment. Ability to: Instruct and lead assigned personnel; Meet established deadlines; Keep accurate records and make simple reports; Follow written and oral instructions; Adapt to different working conditions and environments; lift and carry materials, supplies and equipment; climb ladders; and crawl in tight spaces; exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies; Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination and agility; Move and lift objects that weigh up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under close supervision, to investigate and supervise cases involving adult or juvenile offenders and to receive on-the-job training in the probation field. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the in person Written Examination tentatively scheduled for the last week & weekend of November 2023 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. at 70 W Hedding St. San Jose, CA. COVID-19 Risk Tier - High Risk Pursuant to California Senate Bill 960, effective January 1, 2023, it is no longer required for peace officers to either be a citizen of the United States or be a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; instead, peace officers must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Typical Tasks Interviews adult or juvenile offenders, their families and interested parties to determine the nature of their difficulties; Conducts investigations and reports on findings; Makes necessary arrests to protect the community; Recommends to the Court plans for the adjustment of offenders and interprets the plan to the probationer, his/her family, and interested parties; Conducts field visits to monitor compliance with court orders and probation conditions; Conducts random searches according to the conditions of probation; Collects urine specimens for chemical analysis; Maintains contact with the probationer to assist him/her in making a satisfactory social adjustment; Appears in court while cases are under consideration and makes recommendations as to the cases disposition; Cooperates with staff from other agencies on cases of mutual interest; Confers with supervisors and other staff members on general casework techniques and specific case situations; Prepares and maintains case records and reports; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferably with specialization in Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Penology, or closely related field. Special Requirements Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. (Govt. Code 1031-1031.5) Applicant must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle operator's license. Applicants with a felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state will be disqualified. Must complete the DPO Core Training Course. Knowledge of: Theory and concepts of probation work; Basic principles of applied psychology; Casework concepts and interviewing techniques. Ability to: Prepare and present effective written and oral reports; Establish and maintain effective personal and working relationships; Have tolerance and show good judgment. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/6/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to scrub in and perform highly specialized and routine diagnostic and interventional cardiac and radiology procedures in a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (CCL). Please note: All applicants are required to attach proof of valid licenses and/or certificates. Applicants that do not attach proof to their application will be rejected. Covid 19 Risk Tier- High Risk Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org Facebook I facebook.com/scvmc LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvmc Typical Tasks Positions in these classifications perform imaging procedures primarily in their respective area(s) of competency. The following is a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in this classification and is not intended to reflect all duties performed by every incumbent in this classification: Conducts product evaluation and inventory management of supplies used in the CCL; Trains Registered Nurses and Radiology Technicians on procedures performed in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (CCL); Directly assists the physician(s) during cardiovascular, interventional, neurovascular, vascular, electrophysiology, and angiographic procedures; Archives images in Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) or Cardiovascular Information System (CVIS) and verifies all required images are stored, properly specified, names corrected, and in the proper archive; Operates ancillary equipment at a more advanced level for the modality, including measurements, indications, and troubleshooting; Organizes technical assignments and assists patient flow in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab; Completes daily room calibration and weekly fluoroscopy checks of all equipment; Correctly obtains and identifies angiographic images, utilizing radiation reducing techniques according to best practice; Manipulates and sends images via the PACS and CVIS; Operates and trouble-shoots, as necessary, diagnostic equipment and Interventional Adjuncts, via AngioJet, Rotoblator, Laser, etc.; Tracks and bills each procedure and associated supplies; Mixes, fills, and administers contrast media and medications from an automatic pressure injector and physician manifold during the procedures under direction of a physician; Instructs patient, positions patient and equipment, computes and/or selects technical factors, and obtains images as instructed; Performs other assigned radiographic procedures; Performs routine administrative tasks; Cleans and re-stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels; Adheres to all applicable Federal, State, and local regulations, including Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Records, stores, retrieves, and analyzes data obtained during procedures; Provides advanced scrub assistance, including patient positioning, prep, table set-up, draping, and supply selection during advanced procedures; Performs patient assessment and reassessment during the procedure and relays information to nurse or physician in the room; Verifies physician orders and properly organizes necessary equipment, supplies, and positioning; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through six (6) years of experience performing Interventional Radiology procedures, including two (2) years of recent experience in a cardiac catheterization lab. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) license. Possession of a valid California Fluoroscopy license. Possession of any of the following certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Cardiovascular Interventional Radiography (CV) ARRT Cardiac Interventional Radiography (CI) ARRT Vascular Interventional Radiography (VI) CCI Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Knowledge of: Services including interventional, neurovascular, vascular, cardiovascular, and electrophysiology; Ancillary equipment for the modality, including measurements, indications, and troubleshooting; Radiographic and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment; Specialized diagnostic imaging principles, techniques, methods, and equipment relative to angiography procedures; Structural and organic anatomy; Methods of positioning patients for radiographic and specialized diagnostic imaging exposures; Principles of radiation physics; Principles of image processing and development; Scrub procedures, including patient positioning, prep, table set-up, draping and supply selection; Regulatory requirements regarding Radiologic Technologist and radiation safety; Physician orders to properly organize necessary equipment, supplies, positioning, and prior patient safety testing; Basic computer applications. Ability to: Perform complex radiographic and diagnostic imaging procedures; Accurately bill complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashion; Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients, even in stressful situations; Troubleshoot, document, and communicate equipment problems; Effectively communicate in English with patients and medical staff, both orally and in written form; Follow written and oral instructions; Prioritize tasks for safety and timeliness; Work independently with minimal supervision; Perform advanced scrub procedures; Perform basic patient assessment and reassessment during the procedure and relay information to nurse or physician. Physical Requirements Willingly be placed on on-call status as needed. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Sep 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to perform a variety of professional level accounting work in the areas of accounting, auditing of financial transactions, budget administration and/or fiscal operations, such as examining, analyzing, maintaining, reconciling and verifying complex financial records. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Department-specific determination based on each specific position Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2023 and Thursday, November 9, 2023. The exam date(s) may change based on the number of applicants and room availability. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises a financial recordkeeping program for a County department; Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; Establishes general and subsidiary accounts including revenue and disbursements; Establishes and maintains general and subsidiary accounts to capture revenues, expenditures, and other accounting attributes; Reviews financial documents. such as vouchers, warrants, requisitions, purchase orders and invoices for accuracy and completeness of information; Assists in the preparation of County financial statements; Encumbers funds; Balances and reconciles accounts; Prepares accounting reports and analyses; May lead subordinate staff; Prepares and maintains control and subsidiary accounting records involving multiple transactions and accounts; Confers with fiscal management regarding new or modified fiscal procedures and ensures that internal controls are being observed; Maintains accurate records and files related to area of assignment; Reviews documentation submitted for accuracy and conformance to legal and procedural requirements, as well as adherence to internal controls; Maintains current knowledge of accounting and reporting requirements, policies and procedures; recommends accounting and report changes to ensure compliance with governmental requirements and regulations; Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation; Prepares, or leads accounting and clerical personnel in the preparation of, manual and computerized fiscal entries, reconciliations and other fiscal record keeping; Makes verbal presentations and conducts training on accounting policies and procedures; Explains the implications of complex accounting matters to non-financial managers and decision makers; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Economics), Finance, Economics, Auditing or closely related field and One (1) year of professional experience in accounting or auditing work. Possession of a Master's Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), may substitute for the experience requirement. OR Possession of sixty (60) semester units or ninety (90) quarter units of college, of which twelve (12) semester units or fifteen (15) quarter units must be in accounting and/or auditing. and Three (3) years of experience compiling and maintaining a wide variety of fiscal, accounting, financial or statistical data, at least two (2) years of which should be at a level equivalent to an Accountant I in the County of Santa Clara. Special Requirements Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Theory, principles and practices of accounting and auditing along with their application to governmental accounting and budgeting; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and specifically Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statements, Interpretations, and Technical Bulletins; County financial policies and procedures, and applicable departmental policies and procedures; Laws and regulations governing the financial operations of the County and the assigned department; Government budgeting; Principles of fiscal systems; Office management, practices and procedures, including record keeping systems; Automated accounting systems and spreadsheets. Ability to: Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with subordinates, co-workers, management, the public and others contacted in the course of work; Identify problems and propose solutions; Prepare clear and concise reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Analyze, evaluate, review, interpret and reconcile accounting and financial data, reports and transactions; Verify the accuracy of financial transactions and reports; Ensure proper authorization and documentation for disbursements and transactions; Exercise independent judgment within policy and procedural guidelines; Understand and apply relevant principles, laws, rules, regulations and procedures; Audit, analyze and evaluate financial and statistical data; Prepare, maintain and reconcile a variety of accounting and financial records, documents and reports; Use various computer applications and software in support of accounting activities. Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit. Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts. Click here to access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes. Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2023 11:59 PM Pacific