County of Santa Clara

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

Mission

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

Core Values

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

 

89 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 16, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, evaluates the physical therapy needs for assigned patients, and develops, implements, and documents treatment plans and goals to meet these needs, in an inpatient and outpatient hospital or California Children's Services (CCS) setting. The list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This list will also be used for temporary (extra help) opportunities.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate questions. Candidates must posses valid license, or proof of application for licensing, from the Physical Therapy Board of California, to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of California. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Patient Care Performs relatively routine patient care with fundamental skills in clinical reasoning, problem-solving and treatment interventions; Examines, evaluates, and tests individuals with mechanical, physiological and developmental impairments, functional limitations, and disability or other health and movement-related conditions; Determines diagnosis of the physical impairments or movement-related functional limitations, prognosis, plan of therapeutic intervention and frequency/duration of intervention; Designs, implements, and modifies therapeutic interventions to alleviate movement-related impairments, functional limitations and disabilities. Interventions may include, but are not limited to, the following: therapeutic exercise; movement-related functional training; gait training, manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization; therapeutic massage; airway clearance techniques; integumentary protection and repair techniques; debridement and wound care; and physical agent, mechanical and electrotherapeutic modalities; Evaluates for, recommends, applies and, as appropriate, fabricates movement- related assistive, adaptive, protective, prosthetic and supportive devices and equipment, and trains patients in their use; Integrates examination, evaluation, movement-related diagnosis, prognosis and intervention in a manner designed to maximize outcomes, and modifies treatment accordingly; Provides patient and family/caregiver education and training; Performs indirect patient care duties that may include: communicating/coordinating care with patients, families/caregivers, and other professionals; discharge planning; documenting all elements of patient management; participating in patient care conferences; reviewing medical records; charging for patient care; referring to other professionals or resources; Works to prevent injury, impairment, movement-related functional limitation or disability including the promotion and maintenance of fitness, health and quality of life for all age groups; Performs the tasks listed above for an assigned caseload of patients. Clinical Supervisory Responsibilities  May supervise volunteers and students. Administrative Responsibilities   Assumes selected responsibilities of other staff during temporary absences; May assist with selected aspects of the orientation and training of new service personnel; May assist in the day-to-day operations of assigned service. Professional Development  Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional growth; Participates in research as appropriate; Assists with program development as assigned; Provides guidance to interns, Physical Therapist Assistants and Therapy Technicians;  May be assigned as Disaster Service Worker, as required;  Other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through a valid license, or proof of application for licensing, from the Physical Therapy Board of California, to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of California. Must pass the next scheduled examination as detailed in Article 2 of the State of California "Physical Therapy Regulations" or be released from position. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practice of Physical Therapy; Pathologies and injuries that result in physical impairment; Evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to routine patient care; Regulatory practice requirements.   Ability to: Develop, implement and adapt treatment programs; Evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments; Write clearly and concisely; Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals; Establish and maintain effective relationships with others; Efficiently manage time and priorities; Demonstrate appropriate patient handling skills; Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects; Assist, support, lift and transfer patients. Closing Date/Time: 6/14/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 15, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction provides planning, engineering, or architectural design, construction and facilities management services either directly or through subordinate staff. Typical Tasks Supervises, trains, evaluates and disciplines subordinate staff; Establishes work methods, defines scope, and schedules activities; Assures adherence to established policies; Coordinates the activities of assigned tasks with all stakeholders, including other County departments and agencies; Prepares and manages contracts for related consulting, architect/engineering construction, inspection, and other facilities services; Prepares related correspondence and documentation; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Architecture or an Engineering field directly related to construction;   AND   Registration in the State of California as a professional architect or professional engineer in one of the major technical disciplines related to construction (e.g. mechanical, electrical, civil);   AND   Six (6) to eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in project design and construction management of which at least two (2) years have been as a design or construction project manager. Knowledge of:   The materials, methods and principles used in the planning, design; construction and maintenance of institutional and office type buildings; Codes and ordinances related to buildings and systems in buildings; Modern office, project management, construction management and design related hardware and software tools common to the industry, such as: scheduling software, CAD software, and word processing software; Principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Plan, direct and supervise the work of others; Review, analyze and evaluate designs and installations; Prepare and manage contracts; Prepare comprehensive reports; Interpret codes and ordinances related to building construction; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 5/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a staff engaged in a program for the acquisition, management, lease or disposal of real property and rights-of-way. Typical Tasks Plans, schedules and directs assigned personnel in the performance of appraisals, negotiations, title and escrow work, and other phases necessary in acquiring property and rights of way for public use;   May perform personally or assist with complex appraisals, negotiations or other phases as necessary to effect acquisition of properties or entry rights by purchase, donation, condemnation or exchange;   May review appraisals and authorize amounts for negotiations and settlements in accordance with policy limitations of the department;   May be responsible for the resale of properties acquired by the county;   Provides attorneys with market appraisals and other data for use in property settlements and condemnation suits;   May hire fee appraisers and directly or indirectly supervise their activities related to assigned work;   Prepares budget for area of responsibility and provides supervisor with the status of financial expenditures and account balances;   And performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from college and five years of experience in appraisals and negotiations for the purchase of land, improvements and property rights including at least two years in acquisition for public use. Possession of a valid California driver's license Knowledge of: The principles and techniques of real property appraisal;   Laws and procedures governing acquisition of property and rights of way for public use;   Property values and effect of economic trends on value and price;   Principles of supervision and training. Ability to:   Plan and supervise the work of others;   Perform difficult and complex appraisals or negotiations;   Express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 6/15/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 16, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision and using clinical expertise, evaluates the physical therapy needs of inpatients and outpatients in a hospital or California Children's Services (CCS) setting. Develops, implements, and documents treatment plans and goals to meet patient needs and acts as a clinical resource specialist to other therapists. The current vacancies are for two (2) full time positions at Valley Medical Center.    The list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This list will also be used for Full-Time, Part-Time, and temporary (extra help) opportunities.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Patient Care Performs complex patient care tasks under minimal supervision with advanced skills in clinical reasoning, problem-solving and treatment interventions; Examines, evaluates, and tests individuals with mechanical, physiological and developmental impairments, functional limitations, and disability or other health and movement-related conditions; Determines diagnosis of physical impairments or movement-related functional limitations, prognosis, plan of therapeutic intervention and frequency/duration of intervention; Designs, implements and modifies therapeutic interventions to alleviate movement-related impairments, functional limitations and disabilities, including but not limited to: therapeutic exercise; movement-related functional training; gait training; manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization; therapeutic massage; airway clearance techniques integumentary protection and repair techniques; debridement and wound care; and physical agent, mechanical and electrotherapeutic modalities; Integrates examination, evaluation, movement-related diagnosis, prognosis and intervention in a manner designed to maximize outcomes, and modifies treatment accordingly; Evaluates for, recommends, applies and, as appropriate, fabricates movement-related assistive, adaptive, protective, prosthetic and supportive devices and equipment, and trains patients in their use; Provides patient and family/caregiver education and training; Performs indirect patient care duties that may include: communicating/coordinating care with patients, families/caregivers, and other professionals; discharge planning; documenting all elements of patient management; participating in patient care conferences; reviewing medical records; charging for patient care; referring to other professionals or resources; Works to prevent injury, impairment, movement-related functional limitation or disability including the promotion and maintenance of fitness, health and quality of life for all age groups; Performs the tasks listed above for an assigned caseload of patients; Serves as consultant in an area of clinical specialty to staff therapists; May act as a clinical liaison in specialty clinics.   Clinical Supervisory Responsibilities   Supervises Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapy students and interns, Therapy Technicians, students and volunteers as assigned, and conducts clinical competencies for same; Provides clinical guidance to other Physical Therapists in areas of expertise; Assists Physical Therapist III with training of staff therapists, assistants and students; Leads other therapists working on special projects or who are assigned to satellite facilities; Provides orientation and training of new service personnel.   Administrative Tasks   Prioritizes and schedules patient treatment as assigned; Assumes selected responsibilities of other staff during temporary absences; Assists in the day to day operations of assigned service; Assists with development and implementation of service policies, procedures, goals and objectives.   Professional Development   Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional growth; Participates in research as appropriate; Assists with program development as assigned;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;  Other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through two (2) years of clinical experience as a physical therapist in two (2) or more specialty areas relevant to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and/or in pediatric therapy. Special Requirements A valid license, or proof of application for licensing, from the Physical Therapy Board of California to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of California. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practice of physical therapy; Pathologies and injuries that result in physical impairment; Evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to complex patients; Regulatory practice requirements; Basic business aspects of therapy services, such as utilization management, charging practices and regulatory compliance; Basic principles of clinical supervision and clinical instruction.   Ability to: Develop, implement and adapt treatment programs; Apply advanced clinical skills in treating difficult and complex cases; Evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments; Clinically supervise, train and evaluate staff; Lead other therapists and aides; Instruct and provide consultation to therapists and other team members in designated clinical specialty; Establish and maintain effective relationships with others; Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals; Write clearly and concisely; Efficiently manage time and priorities; Demonstrate appropriate patient handling skills (assist, support, lift and transfer patients); Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects. Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 15, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision and using clinical expertise, evaluates the occupational therapy needs of inpatients and outpatients in a hospital or California Children's Services (CCS) setting. Develops, implements, and documents treatment plans and goals designed to meet patient needs and acts as a clinical resource specialist to other therapists. There are two (2) Full time vacancy assignments at the Valley Medical Center.  However, the list may be used for other vacancies as they occur (full-time, extra help, etc.). Submission of a valid license, or eligibility for licensing, according to the California Occupational Therapy Practice Act, to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the State of California is required for this recruitment.    This recruitment requires the submission of an online application.  No paper applications will be accepted.  Applicants must apply online at www.sccjobs.org.  Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, normal business hours, for applicants to apply online. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Patient Care Evaluates patients, including occupational history and experiences, patterns of daily living, interests, values and needs; identifies patient's problems and concerns about performing daily life activities and other areas of occupation; Observes actual performance of activities and tasks to identify specifically what supports or hinders performance including motor skills (e.g., mobility, posture, coordination, strength) and process skills (e.g. attention, pace, organization, sequencing); Integrates patient's needs, problems and concerns with an analysis of patient performance, specifically focusing on issues that support or hinder performance; Analyzes findings to determine therapy diagnosis and prognosis and designs and designs a program to maximize outcomes and alleviate impairment and functional limitations; identifies the frequency and duration required to meet goals; Using advanced skills in clinical reasoning and problem-solving, performs complex patient care in the areas of physical function, self-care (e.g. dressing, hygiene, eating), functional mobility (e.g., bed and wheelchair mobility, transfers), homemaking, and community re-integration; Uses treatment skills and modalities, including: perceptual motor skills, cognitive skills and sensory integration; Evaluates the need for, recommends, and trains in use of complex durable medical equipment, orthotics, prosthetics, and adaptive devices; Fabricates orthotic and adaptive devices; Charges for patient care and prepares medical record documentation in compliance with professional and regulatory guidelines; Provides patient and family/caregiver education and training; Conducts home, school and worksite evaluations and makes recommendations; Coordinates with other disciplines on patient's progress and discharge planning; Manages assigned caseload of patients, which includes scheduling and prioritizing patient care, and being responsible for patient care delegated to therapy assistants and therapy technicians; Makes recommendations, including home programs and referrals to others as needed; Reports at interdisciplinary conferences and rounds; Serves as a consultant in an area of clinical specialty to staff therapists; May act as a clinical liaison in specialty clinics.   Clinical Supervisory Responsibilities   Supervises O T Assistants, interns, Therapy Technicians, students and volunteers as assigned and conducts performance evaluations for same; Supervises patient care delegated to OTA and other technical staff as assigned; Provides clinical guidance to other Occupational Therapists in areas of expertise; Assists Occupational Therapist III with training of staff therapists, assistants (PT and OT) and students; Leads other therapists working on special projects or who are assigned to satellite facilities; Provides orientation and training of new service personnel.   Administrative Tasks   Prioritizes and schedules patient treatment as assigned; Assumes selected responsibilities of other staff during temporary absences; Assists in the day to day operations of assigned service; Assists with development and implementation of service policies, procedures, goals and objectives.   Professional Development   Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional growth; Participates in research as appropriate; Assists with program development as assigned;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;  Other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:  The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through two (2) years of experience in occupational therapy in two (2) or more specialty areas relevant to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and/or in pediatric therapy. Special Requirements A valid license, or eligibility for licensing, according to the California Occupational Therapy Practice Act, to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the State of California. Knowledge of: Principles, methods and theory of the practice of Occupational Therapy; Pathologies and injuries that result in physical impairment; Principles of psychology and abnormal psychology; Evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to complex patients; Basic understanding of the business aspects of therapy services, such as utilization management, charging practices and regulatory compliance; Basic principles of clinical supervision and clinical instruction.   Ability to : Develop, implement and adapt treatment programs; Lead other therapists and aides; Apply advanced clinical skills in treating difficult and complex cases; Evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments; Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals; Establish and maintain effective relationships with others; Clinically supervise, train and evaluate staff; Instruct and provide consultation to therapists and other team members in designated clinical specialty; Write clearly and concisely; Efficiently manage time and priorities; Demonstrate appropriate patient handling skills (assist, support, lift and transfer patients); Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects. Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 15, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform skilled gardening; to maintain landscape, including plant life and grounds of County facilities. Typical Tasks Supervises small crews and participates in the planting, cultivating, fertilizing, watering, spraying, pruning trimming and mowing of plants, shrubs, trees, hedges and lawns;   Performs the more difficult tasks associated with the selection and care of gardens and landscapes, including, the planting, trimming, spraying and pruning of plants, trees, shrubs, hedges, flower beds, lawns, etc;   Observes plant growth, diagnoses diseases, and determines effective treatment;   Determines proper watering, fertilizing, spraying and pruning schedules;   Selects and mixes sprays and fertilizers;   Instructs others on the County Integrated Pest Management Policy and procedures, and correct application of sprays and fertilizers and the performance of pruning, trimming and other gardening tasks;   Inspects and reviews the work of assigned crews;   Installs small, simple irrigation systems such as drip irrigation systems;   Performs incidental or small repairs to irrigation systems including, sprinkler head replacement, small cracks in lines and reprogramming of timers;   Supervises crews in the picking up of trash and the sweeping and cleaning of parking lots, driveways, walkways and other paved areas;   Confers with and acts as a liaison to County managers and landscaping experts regarding County-wide procedures and practices, to resolve problems and to make recommendations on sustainable landscaping practices;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below.   Training and Experience Note:   Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in the planting, care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, flowers, and lawns, utilizing sustainable landscaping practices. Education and/or experience in basic computer usage. Special Requirements: Possession of a California Drivers license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.   Possession of Qualified Applicator Certificate may be required for some positions.   Possession of certification and/or experience in any of the following areas is highly desirable: operation, installation and repair of irrigation equipment, sustainable landscaping, arboriculture, permaculture, xeriscape, organic gardening and/or integrated pest management. Knowledge of: Growing characteristics, pruning, fertilizing, and common diseases of types of plants commonly utilized around buildings in this area;   Proper planting, cultivating, pruning and care of trees, shrubs, flowers and lawns;   Sustainable landscaping best practices;   Common plant diseases and their treatments;   Irrigation and timer installation, programming, maintenance and repair; proper seasonal setting of timers and associated systems to encourage water conservation;   Common safety practices, especially those associated with landscaping and the use of powered and motorized equipment;   Proper use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment used in gardening, landscaping and related grounds maintenance;   Basic computer operation, such as email, internet navigation, and document filing/retrieval. Ability to:   Properly trim and prune shrubs and trees and care for landscape;   Identify plants, the health of plants and determine resources to maintain healthy ecosystems, particularly in the area of sustainable landscaping practices;   Install, modify, program, maintain, diagnose problems and repair irrigation plumbing and timing systems;   Read, develop and follow schematics, plans and diagrams associated with irrigation systems and landscaping;   Set and adjust irrigation timers and flow rates;   Use mechanical, powered and motorized landscaping equipment;   Work effectively as part of a team;   Train and supervise others in proper landscaping and gardening procedures and techniques;   Ensure safety of workers;   Perform basic repair and maintenance of gardening equipment and tools;   Use a computer effectively. Physical Requirements Lift up to fifty (50) pounds;   Climb ladders, crouch stoop and work outside in all weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 5/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 15, 2018
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge.   SCVMC is currently recruiting for full-time and part-time positions in Ambulatory Care:  OB/ GYN Neurosurgery GI Clinic Oncology Clinic Infusion Center Primary Care Pediatrics Ambulatory Care Administration Medicine Specialties Surgical Specialties New Downtown Clinic Urgent Care The list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 5/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Clinical Nurse III would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 3 years of recent acute care experience.  The current vacancies are located through out ICUs  and Cardiac Cath Lab.   The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Burn Unit, Cardiac Cath , Interventional Radiology and Critical Care Float.   Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks   Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation   Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 5/25/2018 11:00 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  These positions are located in both our Mental Health Division and our Alcohol & Drug Services Division.     Typical Tasks Performs intensive casework, 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 and/or milieu staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and two years of post graduate social work experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Knowledge of: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community mental health, or alcohol, or drug abuse 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. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a treatment program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   Positions are available in both the Mental Health Department as well as the Alcohol & Drug Services Department.     Typical Tasks Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the making of treatment plans;   May participate in group therapy programs;   Cooperates with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree or equivalent which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; and two years of post graduate counseling experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving in the field of mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Use psychiatric consultation effectively.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Part Time
Under general direction, to provide skilled social work services to patients/clients and/or their families requiring service involving a variety of complex bio-psycho-social issues, intervention planning and implementation. Provides consultation, orientation and training to health care staff on the effects of bio-psycho-social, cultural and economic issues on the management of patient/client health needs. The current vacancy is for a part-time (.5) Medical Social Worker II position located at the Santa Clara Valley  Medical Center - Medical Social Services Department. However, the established list may be used for other vacancies/locations as they occur.  Typical Tasks Provides social work services to patients/clients and/or their families with complex bio-psycho-social adjustment issues;   Develops with patients/clients and/or families appropriate intervention plans based on careful assessment of bio-psycho-social factors in the situation;   Provides social work intervention and services to individual patients/clients who are coping with temporary or permanent disability, critical illness or terminal illness;   Works with patient/client and/or family on the implementation of these plans with independence and initiative;   Interprets relevant bio-psycho-social, emotional and economic factors to other health care staff;   Works collaboratively with health care staff in the multifaceted management of bio-psycho-social needs and issues;   Individualizes the use of community resources according to patient's/client's needs and abilities to utilize or follow-up on referrals for community service;   Serves as resource specialist toward meeting needs of patient/client and/or family and toward educating house staff on the availability and lack of availability of resources in the community;   Provides information to community upon request about resources and services available through the SCVHHS;   Educates patient/client and family on the effective use of the SCVHHS services;   Prepares written social assessment and follow-up notes for the patient's records;   Participates in staffing, interdisciplinary case conferences and presents relevant social work material orally at such meetings;   Participates in ongoing research projects and proposal development and writing;   Makes eligibility determinations with documentation provided by staff or client;   Performs related work as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work field from an accredited college and four years of increasingly responsible social work experience at least two years of which must be equivalent to the Medical Social Worker I in Santa Clara County. Possession of a valid California Driver's license may be required for some positions prior to appointment. Some positions may require a background check. Knowledge of: Principals, objectives and techniques of social work;   Individual and group behavior;   Human growth and development and family relationships;   Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families;   Community organization and resources;   Public social service agencies and function of these agencies. Ability to: Establish and maintain rapport with patients/clients and/or their families;   Maintain objective, disciplined, professional relationships with patients/clients and/or their families;   Work cooperatively with health care staff co-workers and others in the community;   Utilize social work techniques and community resources;   Prepare written and oral reports;   Work within written procedures and guidelines of the SCVHHS;   Maintain accurate records of social work activities with patients/clients and their families;   Keep simple statistics on professional activities. Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction to plan, organize, direct, and administer the activities and staff of a unit in the Procurement Department and to perform professional procurement work of considerable difficulty. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, and directs a unit in the procurement department, which provides purchasing and contracting services to County agencies and departments;   Establishes team priorities and allocates personnel resources to achieve program objectives;   Assists in the formulation and implementation of procurement policies, plans and procedures for purchasing goods and services for the County;   Formulates with departments/agencies their short and long term strategic procurement plans that allow the County to maximize buying power and minimize inefficiencies. Reviews procurement's policies and procedures in order to improve upon and standardize the procurement processes;   Provides leadership, direction and assistance to departments and agencies related to procurement activities and conducts highly complex contract negotiations with outside vendors;   Directs and evaluates performance of subordinate staff. Participates in personnel selection interviews and makes recommendations regarding personnel actions;   Reviews and approves contracts and agreements for services that support County operations for accuracy and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and procedures;   Ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff;   Implements, controls, evaluates, and monitors contracts to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations and Santa Clara County ordinances, policies, and procedures;   Develops management policies and business rules for Procurement's database system;   Manages the interaction with application and system programmers to establish standards and procedures for access to Procurement's database system;   Gives presentations to agencies, departments, and other organizations on contracting issues;   As required, assigns, reviews, prepares, directs and participates in negotiations of highly complex multi-part contracts for produces and services;   Organizes plans, supervises, and participates as needed in solicitation process;   Provides assistance and advice to County agencies and departments on negotiated contracts;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note:  The required knowledge and abilities would normally be acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's Degree with major course work in Public or Business Administration, in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Material or Supply Chain Management or closely related field,   AND Five (5) years of full-time experience in procurement performing professional-level work in IT (Information Technology), Medical or Facilities and Institutional procurement with an emphasis on Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Invitations to Bid (ITB), Requests for Quotations (RFQs) and Requests for Information (RFI) development, negotiation of price and contractual terms/conditions, cost savings and vendor management. Experience must include three (3) years of management experience in creating procurement policies and procedures and planning and coordinating activities for subordinate staff. Possession of an Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) or a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification issued by the Institute for Supply Management, or Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) from the National Institute of Government Procurement, Inc. is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of purchasing for a large public agency including methods of creating specifications and initiating competitive bids;   Principles, practices and techniques of organization and administrative practices, fiscal, and program management and of employee supervision, motivation, training, and development;   Laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to large scale public sector purchasing including solicitation of bids/proposals, financing, evaluation of offers, negotiations and awarding of contracts;   Uniformed Commercial Code (UCC) rules and regulations and Contract Law as it relates to the procurement of goods and services;   Business practices related to purchasing;   Governmental functions and organization and methods and procedures used in public sector competitive bidding;   Compile data for purposes of bidding and awarding contracts;   Staff analysis methods, study plan preparation and statistical methods;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, productivity tools, and/or databases including automated purchasing systems. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate the County's procurement program;   Supervise, train, assign workloads clearly and effectively, and evaluate the work of professional and clerical staff;   Advise agency and department heads on procurement policies and procedures;   Develop and recommend effective courses of action on procurement issues;   Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Negotiate contracts;   Interpret, explain and properly apply procurement rules regulations, policies and procedures and contractual terms and conditions;   Research and prepare highly complex specifications and solicitations;   Prepare and revise complex contracts, contract amendments and other documents related to contract administration activities;   Analyze and solve complicated contractual terms, investigate sensitive or unusual issues or complaints, and provide guidance and assistance;   Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Exercise appropriate initiative and judgment in answering questions and releasing information and resolve problems that are highly complex and sensitive in nature; analyze and project consequences or decisions and/or recommendations;   Use modern office equipment and enterprise resource planning software. Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full Time
Under direction of an Associate Director to function as a project leader & specialist in the performance of research and analysis of data for the preparation and presentation of studies in health planning. This is the broadly experienced level, which functions as a project leader or specialist under the general supervision of an Associate Director. Assignments are usually made in terms of general concepts, with assigned responsibility for the development and carrying out of the project. Considerable freedom is exercised in the selection of the approach and methods of analysis and presentation, with approval of the division supervisor. Current vacancies are located at the Public Health Department - Health Equity and Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP) divisions. However, the established list from this recruitment will be used for other vacancies as they occur.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Functions as a project leader, supervising professional and technical staff, establishing procedures, setting goals, and assuming responsibility for the recommendations, style, and accuracy of the final presentation;   Performs the specialized or more difficult aspects of a planning project;   Takes oral or written presentation of planning projects, studies or reviews before planning committees, certificate of review panels, and the governing body;   Assists in the training and supervision of subordinate staff;   Assists the Associate Director in the administration of the division; and   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in public health, health planning, health administration, general planning or a closely related field   -AND-   Three years of professional health planning experience. Note: It is anticipated that the knowledge and abilities required to perform the job would normally be obtained by: Knowledge of: Aims, trends, concepts, principles, techniques and legal aspects of health planning and administration;   Implications of physical, economic, and social factors involved in health planning;   Health organizations and operations and community interrelationship;   Basic research and statistical methods. Ability to:   Conduct health planning studies;   Analyze data;   Write and speak effectively;   Plan and coordinate work assignments;   Supervise other professional planners. Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to manage the Mother-Infant Care Center (MICC) on a 24 hour basis. 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 psycho-social 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 low-risk and high-risk mothers prior to and following the birth of their infants, as well as nursing care of newborn infants would typically be obtained through: Training and experience in neonatal nursing (CA Title XXII, Section 70549(e) requirement);   A minimum of two years of recent experience in obstetrical nursing, including experience with low-risk and high-risk ante-partum and post-partum patients and their infants, and with the concept of Mother-Baby nursing;   Personnel in each OGN Unit should be directed by a registered nurse with educational preparation and clinical experience in the specific OGN area of practice. (Standard V, Standards For Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 3rd edition. NAACOG).   Head Nurses of perinatal nursing services in Level III hospitals to have not only training and clinical competence in perinatal/neonatal nursing care, but also specialty certification (Pg. 9, Guidelines For Perinatal Care, American Academy of Pediatrics and American College Of Obstetricians and Gynecologists).   Specialty certification in Inpatient Obstetrical Nursing by National Certification Corporation (NCC).   A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience.   Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline, or   Some equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 03, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   This recruitment is for both full time and part time employment.  Please make sure you select the type of employment you are interested in working.       Typical Tasks Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the 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;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid California Marriage and Family Therapist license as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
May 02, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction to perform skilled technical level work in latent fingerprint examination for criminal identification and evidence classification.   A successful candidate would be expected to obtain and retain certification as a Certified Latent Print Examiner. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree is highly desirable.  For more information, contact Tim Fayle at (408) 808-4744. Typical Tasks Develops, evaluates, compares, and identifies whole, partial, fragmentary or distorted latent finger and palm prints; Prepares and maintains case reports and records; Maintains latent fingerprint file; Provides evidence to support comparison findings; Uses various fingerprint identification equipment and other technical and scientific equipment for observing and comparing latent prints; Communicates with various law enforcement agencies as necessary and may act as a consultant on identification problems related to latent prints; May assist in training lower level staff in fingerprint identification; Assists in the preparation of training materials and the training of lower level staff in latent tenprint fingerprint identification; Encodes latent prints into automated system and uses resulting printouts to develop lists of probable suspects; Demonstrates continued proficiency in the comparison of crime scene or laboratory developed finger or palm prints; Takes and develops photographs of latent fingerprints; Prepares charts for courtroom presentation; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the knowledge and abilities listed. Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of an Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Biology, Chemistry or a closely related field;   AND   Two (2) years of experience as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner I or equivalent experience performing latent fingerprint work. Possession of a valid California Driver's License upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Special Requirements: Ability to work varying shifts (i.e. Day, Swing and Graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Knowledge of: Development and lifting of latent fingerprints; Henry System of fingerprint classification; Working knowledge of other fingerprint systems; Principles and practices of photography as applied to preserving and preparing photographic evidence related to latent print evidence; Laws of evidence, criminal procedure and courtroom procedure; Various chemical, laser, and physical processes and related safety requirements. Ability to: Classify fingerprints; Make identifications involving complex or complicated patterns, latent prints and distorted, partial, single or multiple prints; Develop and lift latent prints from objects of evidence; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of law enforcement agencies and those contacted in the course of work; Write reports and correspondence; Testify in a court of law. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, evaluate, implement and coordinate the goals and missions of the County Parks and Recreation Department's Natural Resource Management Program, which is designed to provide natural science information, natural resource program expertise, conservation and enhancement of the department's natural resources, such as wildlife, vegetation, geology, aquatic ecosystems and other sensitive ecosystems. The Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department has an immediate opening for a Parks Natural Resource Program Coordinator.  Candidate selected for this position will implement a broad range of natural resource management programs and projects within a region of the county parks system.  Duties will include tree safety inspections, rangeland management, invasive plant control, wildlife monitoring, and prescribed fire.  Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations, local flora and fauna, fire suppression methods, and GIS and GPS technology is desirable.  Academic training or experience in forestry, botany, wildlife biology, range management, and ecological restoration will be particularly helpful.  Incumbents will be required to interact extensively both within the department and with external partners, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders. Typical Tasks Coordinates and implements natural resource management policies, procedures, plans, and activities; Develops, coordinates and implements joint natural resource management projects in accordance with established policies with entities, including but not limited to, academic institutions, County Park staff, volunteers and other related County and outside agencies; Coordinates and implements programs and activities that conserve and/or enhance the natural resources, wildlife, vegetation, geology, aquatic ecosystems and other sensitive ecosystems with park staff, volunteers, or other outside agencies and institutions; Recommends potential grant funding projects and assists with preparation of grant proposals; coordinates, implements and tracks projects funded by grants and grant funds related to natural resource management; Coordinates and implements project monitoring and surveys/inventory of natural resources, including but not limited to; vegetation, wildlife, sensitive and listed plants and wildlife, etc. Trains, leads, assigns and keeps apprised of work status of subordinate staff and other personnel engaged in implementing natural resource programs and/or monitoring and natural research techniques; Establishes, coordinates, and implements methods for monitoring impacts to park natural resources, changes in ecosystem process, effectiveness of department practices and projects, survey and inventory of natural resource and current resource management techniques; Recommends draft operation budget for Natural Resource Management Program within the functional assignment; Administers, coordinates and/or directs consultant work on biotic surveys for environmental assessments and implements natural resource restoration and/or enhancement projects; Coordinates, prepares or assists with the preparation of regulatory permit applications required for resource management programs, memorandum of understanding and other documents required for resource programs and coordinates and tracks the conditions of compliance; Establishes methods and monitors baseline conditions of natural resources for various parks and evaluates effectiveness of up-to-date practices in resource management techniques; Serves as departmental liaison with natural resource management agencies and organizations and participates in public meetings regarding resource management issues; Trains and leads staff in resource management techniques; Plans, coordinates and implements mitigation, monitoring and vegetation management programs within assigned park region or functional assignment, including but not limited to; livestock grazing licenses, prescribed burning, integrated pest management programs, etc. Reads, interprets and applies environmental regulations, guidelines and polices; understands plans, specifications and other contract documents related to natural resource management; Provides natural resource technical input on one or more aspects of natural resource management; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Resources, Biological Sciences, Environmental Studies or a closely related field.   -AND-   Two (2) years of professional experience in the planning and protection of natural resources, including conducting environmental research.   Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California driver's license upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Possession of a Standard First Aid and CPR certificate issued by the American Red Cross before completion of the probationary period. Obtain and maintain a Wildfire Red Card (32 hours of training and annual refresher training) before completion of the probationary period.  Knowledge of: Ecology of wildlife communities typical of Santa Clara County; Wildlife habitat impact assessment techniques including modeling methodologies; California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Protective Act and other environmental laws and regulations; Design and implementation of wildlife and vegetative monitoring programs; Principles and techniques of revegetation and restoration ecology; California plant species and communities, particularly those typical of or similar to those in Santa Clara County; Environmental regulation related to wetlands, lake and riparian environments, endangered and threatened species; non-point source pollution and erosion control and other environmental issues; Planning and practice of resource monitoring including collection techniques.  Ability to: Work independently as well as in a team environment in remote settings; Prepare resource management plans, policies, procedures and guidelines, conduct baseline biotic surveys and monitor resource conditions and design practical and successful revegetation projects; Prepare and maintain accurate records or resource monitoring and program data; Plan and implement mitigation, monitoring, and vegetative management programs including the use of prescribed burning, grazing, mowing, herbicides and manual controls; Interpret and apply environmental regulations, guidelines, and policies; Read, interpret and understand plans, specifications and other contract documents related to resource management; Train other staff members on resource management, monitoring and research techniques; Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing in order to prepare and deliver presentations and establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public and other agencies. Physical Requirements Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push and pull supplies weighing up to sixty (60) pound; Must be able to stand, walk in remote areas, or sit for extending periods of time; Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, grasp and manipulate small objects with hands. Willingness to work weekends, holidays, or other irregular hours. Willingness to wear and maintain a departmental prescribed uniform. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full Time
Under direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Information Technology will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department-wide business technology solutions. This executive leadership position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff across an entire division or multiple departments or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption.   The current vacancy is for the Director of IT Healthcare. The Director IT-Healthcare, under the direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), will have the responsibility to provide overall leadership for the development, implementation and support of integrated technology solutions with a focus on the Health and Hospital Systems business, including Valley Medical Center, ambulatory clinics, Behavioral Health, Custody Health and Public Health.  This position will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, agency-wide business technology solutions.   The expectation of this role is to find the most efficient and effective approach to working with the HHS customers on technology use for their business needs, developing solutions to respond to changing customer demand, implementing new and emerging technologies, and representing agency needs in development and execution of the enterprise IT   APPLICATION PROCESS The recruitment for the position of Director, IT - Healthcare is being directed by the executive search firm of:  Robert Half Executive Search If interested or able to recommend any potential prospects and/or sources, please contact or submit your application to: Tricia Jamieson, Senior Associate, tricia.jamieson@roberthalfes.com   Interested individuals who feel they qualify for this position should submit per the directions on the above link.  The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer Additional information about the County can be found on our website at  www.sccgov.org   For the latest updates on the County of Santa Clara Executive Career Opportunities, follow us on:    Facebook I   facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit  Twitter I @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Directs the development and implementation of integrated IT initiatives to support business strategies. Initiate and direct transparent service level agreements (SLA's) with customers that set expectations, measures performance, support a balanced budget and impacts customer satisfaction; Anticipate needs for new or modified systems and proactively seek IT solutions that will benefit the County's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost effective manner; Manage, identify and remove obstacles to change; generate the appropriate communication, process timelines, action steps and educational plans to guide internal and external customers through the various phases of implementation of change initiatives Serves on governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations, determines IT investments, pricing, and product strategies and develops budgets; engage in collaborative planning processes to ensure high quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Direct, supervise and guide departmental staff by establishing departmental goals, policies and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance and counseling staff members regarding their performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations; Manages the skills and competency development of information technology staff based on emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives; Advises departmental management of existing and emerging IT issues and trends and their implications for current and proposed departmental information technology initiatives; Represents the department on County-wide information systems committees and task forces involved in or leaded the development of large scale automated information systems. Manage multiple project activities and budgets; including assuming major responsibility for planning and directing individual projects and supervising multi-disciplinary project teams so that all work is high-quality and completed on time and within budget Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Participate in the governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations and determines IT investments, pricing and product strategies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, and Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position. Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions.   Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of management of information technology; Principles and practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration and personnel management, labor relations; Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people and resources; Principles and practices for meeting quality standards for customer service and evaluating customer satisfaction, individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Practices and techniques of complex problem solving and review related information to develop and evaluate different approaches and implement solutions; Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control; and Effective management of fiscal resources including IT investments, pricing and product strategies.   Ability To: Initiate, organize and develop plans and procedures for implementing and managing complex IT programs, including the ability to develop technology strategies; Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to mobilize resources to undertake collaborative and creative solutions; Establish credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and key stakeholders; Express ideas and communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written form; Plan, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of departmental staff; Coach and mentor staff and establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Ability to plan and monitor IT spending, pricing models and use of expenditures to meet business strategies; and Stay informed on emerging trends and link and apply complex technologies to business strategies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous