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.

   

 

63 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans.   Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services, are available in the Adult Protective Services (APS) program. SW III's in this department provide services to elder, and/or dependent adults. The SW III positions may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, conduct field visits, investigate allegations of abuse and neglect, document all case related activities, participate on multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary teams, and participate in an after-hours response rotation. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired. A Master's Degree in Social Work is preferred for SW III positions in APS. DAAS currently has a need to fill various vacancies with Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, and, Spanish language skills, others also encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak, read and write a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak, read and write fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application (extended offer is contingent upon passing all pre-employment requisites - language certification and background check).  Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 7/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to monitor and evaluate testing results against predetermined objectives and apply recommended actions for improvements; to perform the design, development, execution and reporting efforts for projects using a single software testing technology competency (i.e., functional, systems, automation, performance, data accuracy, etc.) within a Waterfall and/or Agile software development process. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an oral examination. Oral exams are tentatively scheduled for August 17-21 and August 24-28, 2020. Typical Tasks Works with Business Analysts to interpret testing needs as requirements are being developed;   Assembles workload and transaction information for performance testing;   Analyzes load test results, compares them with baseline, correlates performance metrics, identifies any potential performance vulnerabilities, isolates them, and recommends solutions;   Interacts with development, DBAs, Engineers and other groups to present, isolate and resolve performance issues;   Creates test plans;   Designs, develops, and implements reusable components, test automation framework and scripts for testing;   Develops test patterns to evaluate the solutions for performance, scalability, and reliability;   Creates dynamic data-driven test files with valid and invalid data;   Formulates and develops effective test architecture per organizational needs, and ensures overall integrity of testing strategy;   Evaluates and recommends test automation tools and determines suitability with various development tools;   Creates, evaluates and executes automation or performance scripts based on release artifacts during outlined testing cycles (Smoke, Functional, Integration, system, regression, etc.);   Participates in or leads test plan/strategy reviews and/or reviews automation or performance scripts with appropriate project stakeholders;   May lead teams to support testing strategies and activities and work as a technical team lead;   Evaluates testability of business and technical requirements based on business/functional requirement document(s), use cases, user stories and/or solution design documents;   Participates in requirement/design reviews or sprint/release planning sessions; identifies gaps and probes for detailed explanation of expectations;   Participates in technical specification review;   Monitors and analyzes internal testing process metrics for continuous improvement;   Translates business and technical requirements into test cases, test scenarios and scripts;   Develops and/or implements reusable components; develops interface stubs and simulators, as needed;   Executes test scripts/cases and monitors testing results; assigns severity levels to each test issue; reports testing results to project team; and updates and/or re-executes scripts against software corrections to ensure problems are resolved;   Documents issues in a defect/issue tracking system with appropriate root cause analysis and escalates issues to appropriate owners;   Sets-up and maintains test environments for both manual and automated testing; monitors test environments establishing thresholds and alerts;   Performs script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations;   Identifies technical and operational problems on installed systems, products, and/or services;   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: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field,   and   Three (3) years of relevant quality assurance and programming experience.  Two (2) years of this experience must be at the level of the County's Associate Test Engineer.   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field,   and   Five (5) years of relevant quality assurance and programming experience. Two (2) years of this experience must be at the level of the County's Associate Test Engineer.   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.   Depending on the position, related certifications may be required or desirable.   Knowledge of: Workload and transaction information for performance testing;   Potential performance vulnerabilities, and related solutions;   Data-driven test files with valid and invalid data;   Test environments for both manual and automated testing;   Effective test architecture per organizational needs;   Test automation tools and their suitability with various development tools;   Automation or performance scripts based on release artifacts during outlined testing cycles;   Business and technical requirements testability;   Requirement/design reviews or sprint/release planning sessions;   Technical specification review methods;   Internal testing process metrics for continuous improvement;   Business and technical requirements related to test cases, test scenarios and scripts;   Reusable component, interface stubs and simulators;   Test scripts/cases and monitoring of testing results;   Documentation of issues in a defect/issue tracking system.   Ability to: Interpret testing needs as requirements are being developed;   Assemble workload and transaction information for performance testing;   Analyze load test results and identify performance vulnerabilities and solutions;   Interact well with others;   Design, develop, and implement reusable components, test automation framework and scripts for testing;   Develop test patterns to evaluate the solutions for performance, scalability, and reliability;   Create data-driven test files with valid and invalid data;   Maintain test environments for both manual and automated testing;   Formulate and develop effective test architecture per organizational needs;   Evaluate test automation tools;   Create, evaluate and execute automation or performance scripts based on release artifacts during outlined testing cycles;   Review test plan/strategy;   Evaluate testability of business and technical requirements;   Identify gaps and probes for requirement/design reviews or sprint/release planning sessions;   Participate in technical specification review;   Monitor and analyze internal testing process metrics for continuous improvement;   Translate business and technical requirements into test cases, test scenarios and scripts;   Develop and/or implement reusable components;   Execute test scripts/cases and monitor testing results;   Document issues in a defect/issue tracking system with appropriate root cause analysis;   Perform script maintenance and updates;   Identify technical and operational problems on installed systems, products, and/or services. Closing Date/Time: 7/27/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 12, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   This open recruitment is for part time and full time positions located in the Ambulatory Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services and the Custody Behavioral Health Services.    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 Performs casework, 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 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 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;   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, California, United States
Jul 12, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Clinical Nurse III would meet the employment standards  by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III- Emergency Positions available in the Emergency units at each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital - Emergency Department St. Louise Regional Hospital - Emergency Department Valley Medical Center - Emergency Department Valley Medical Center - Express Care The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  - 358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp  Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds   Participating in clinical conferences   Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning   Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;   Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;   Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems   Coping mechanisms   Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;   Coordinates patient and family teaching;   Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;   Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;   May participate in conducting research activities.   When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;   Assists in teaching students and staff;   May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;   Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;   Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;   Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 7/26/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 12, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, incumbents apply the theoretical concepts of nursing in order to perform routine nursing patient care within established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations; and develop the skills, knowledge and techniques of acute nursing. This is the entry-level class in the series. Clinical Nurse I  - Emergency Department Positions available in the Emergency Department units at each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital - Emergency Department St. Louise Regional Hospital - Emergency Department Valley Medical Center - Emergency Department The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment Obtains data for nursing assessment from patient and/or family;   Learns to utilize assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;   Observes patient behavior and documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies obvious patient care problems and established priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnoses;   Under direction initiates a patient care plan and collaborates with other staff members when appropriate; may suggest revisions to a patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;   Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;   Under direction, plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Complies with external and internal licensure regulations and accreditation body standards pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes and implements legal and ethical responsibilities and duties of registered nurses;   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;   Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;   Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;   Documents nursing care given and patient's response to care;   Assists in coordinating the activities needed to implement the patient care plan;   Participates in implementation of patient discharge plan;   Under direction teaches patient and families.   Seeks supervision and guidance in developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and when functioning in unfamiliar situations. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;   Communicates evaluation outcomes to appropriate staff;   Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse or RN Interim Permittee as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above. Experience Note: An entry candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse License and less than one year acute care nursing experience, or California Interim Permit issued to a graduate of a registered nurse program. A re-entry candidate would typically have past acute care nursing experience, have just completed a registered nurse refresher program, and have an active California Registered Nurse License. Closing Date/Time: 7/26/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to organize, direct, and coordinate the Utilization Review programs as required by federal and state regulations and Valley Medical Center's Utilization Review plan. Valley Health Plan (VHP) is recruiting for two (2) Utilization Review Supervisors. These are advanced positions with leadership responsibilities.  One (1) Utilization Review Supervisor postion is with VHP Case Management. Selected candidates will have strong knowledge of Federal and State Health Plan regulations as well as innovative thinking, superior analytical skills, understanding of population health management, and the ability to create advanced models of care. Strong emphasis will be placed on the ability to enact programs that demonstrate positive clinical and financial outcomes. One (1) Utilization Review Supervisor postion is with VHP Utilization Management. Selected candidates will possess change management skills along with the capacity to engage a highly motivated and educated staff. This position will also be responsible for evaluating UM practices to promote effecient and timely completion of tasks and ensuring all reviews meet regulatory requirements for turnaround time and notification providers. This position will also focus on Prior Authorization & Refferal Management Utilization review in order to improve efficency, cost savings, and quality services to health plan members as well as to VHP's external customers. Typical Tasks Directs, evaluates and develops systems and procedures to meet the goals and objectives of the Utilization Review plan for Valley Medical Center;   Evaluates the compliance of the Utilization Review program with standards and regulations;   Supervises, directs, evaluates and is responsible for the training and subordinate Utilization Review staff;   Prepares work schedules and makes assignments to Utilization Review staff;   Attends meetings as required;   Evaluates Utilization Review policies and procedures and makes recommendations regarding such;   Prepares and submits reports as required;   Acts as a technical resource for hospital staff as it relates to Utilization Review;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of a license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing upon appointment. Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through possession of an Associates degree in nursing and five (5) years of recent nursing or utilization review experience in an acute care hospital, at least one of which was in a supervisory or lead capacity; OR Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, or a related field, and three (3) years of experience in a managed care/HMO, complex hospital or ambulatory care setting, of which one (1) year was in a supervisory capacity. A Master's degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Public Health, and Public Administration may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. Knowledge of:   Hospital organization, operations and procedures;   Principles of supervision and program management;   Federal and state health care laws and regulations common to the operation of hospitals in California;   Regulations of intermediary agencies pertaining to hospital stay coverage (e.g. Medicare/Medi-Cal):   Medical terminology and related levels of care and treatment;   Principles and applications of a hospital data processing system as it relates to Utilization Review;   Policy and procedure development;   Role of the public teaching hospital;   Evaluation and assessment techniques;   Principles and techniques of hospital records management. Ability to:   Analyze, develop and implement effective reporting systems and procedures;   Analyze, interpret, apply and implement State and Federal rules and regulations;   Collect and record data;   Act as a technical resource to physicians and Utilization Review staff;   Supervise, plan and assign workload of Utilization Review staff;   Evaluate data and statistics;   Work independently;   Work and communicate effectively with hospital staff and outside agencies. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The County's Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) is recruiting for a Program Manager I to manage the coordinated entry and referral process for the permanent supportive housing system. Incumbent of this position will implement, coordinate, and oversee the community queue, program capacity, and budgets, onboard new developments, and property management teams; as well as maintain relationships with nonprofit organizations, subsidy administrators, county departments and other stakeholders; prepare and present written reports and recommend system changes to improve housing programs.  In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate would possess experience in the following: Permanent supportive housing (PSH) programs for chronically homeless individuals and families.  Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies;   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;   Maintain 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   Four (4) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; one (1) year 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; and that 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. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform a variety of standard magnetic resonance imaging procedures in addition to MRA. This recruitment is for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist positions throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. This may include full time, part time, and extra help positions.  The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  oconnor.org ,  stlouise.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc? Typical Tasks Obtains quality images for medical diagnosis by performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures as directed by a physician by using appropriate technical factors and scanning techniques;   Communicates MRI scan information appropriately to physician to determine need for further scanning;   Properly identifies and processes MRI scan images for review by physician;   Performs MRA procedures as assigned;   Administers or assists physician in administering contrast media;   Performs various quality control activities;   May coordinate with physicians and patient care areas regarding scheduling and sedation of patients;   Analyzes safety information in relation to patient to ensure that there are no contraindications to examination;   Ensures that the MRI area is clean, stocked, and safe for patients, visitors and staff;   Instructs, prepares and positions patients for MRI scans;   Troubleshoots, documents, and communicates equipment problems;   Assists in training student technologists, Radiology residents and Diagnostic Imaging Technologists in MRI technique;   Performs general radiographic procedures when required;   Cleans and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels;   Performs routine administrative tasks;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a State of California certificate to practice as a radiologic technologist. Demonstrated competence in the performance of standard magnetic resonance technology procedures and trained in and competent to perform MRA. Sufficient education, training and experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Knowledge of Magnetic resonance imaging techniques, methods, and equipment;   General radiographic techniques, methods, and equipment;   Magnetic resonance imaging physics, physiology, structural and organic anatomy including cross-sectional anatomy;   Magnetic Resonance Angiography procedures;   Methods of positioning patients for radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures;   Principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging;   Safety principles and procedures relating to diagnostic imaging in general and magnetic resonance imaging in particular;   Basic computer skills. Ability to   Perform general radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures;   Perform Magnetic Resonance Angiography procedures;   Perform basic quality control on MRI equipment;   Ability to recognize anomalies/abnormalities for the purpose of notifying interpreting physician;   Recognize and take appropriate action related to equipment malfunctions;   Instruct and position patient for MRI scan and other radiographic procedures;   Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers and medical staff;   Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients, even in stressful situations;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Use professional resources to remain current in general radiology and magnetic resonance imaging;   Accurately bill for complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashion;   Work independently with minimum supervision;   Work in paid on-call status as needed. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, Clinical Nurse II apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations. Clinical Nurse II would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II. Santa Clara County Health System is currently recruiting for full-time and part-time Clinic Nurse IIs to work throughout the County in Primary Care and Specialty clinic network in ambulatory care.  The list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care Competency area SLRH- Wound Clinic SLRH- Employee Health OCH- Wound Clinic  OCH- Employee Health OCH- Infusion VMC- HEALTH CENTERS Valley Health Center Bascom Valley Health Center Downtown Valley Health Center East Valley Valley Health Center Gilroy Valley Health Center Lenzen Valley Health Center Milpitas Valley Health Center Moorpark Valley Health Center Sunnyvale Valley Health Center Tully Valley Specialty Center Valley Homeless Health Care Program (VHHP) Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara Health System owns and operates hospitals and clinics delivery system that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital providing the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358-bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93-bed acute care facility affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks   Assessment Interviews patient and/or family to obtain data for nursing assessment, records and reports data;  Utilizes assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;  Applies knowledge of normal parameters; identifies deviation from normal, obvious patient problems, symptoms, and/or behavioral changes. Reports these to the appropriate authority;  Makes observations about physical, psycho-social, cultural, learning needs and response of patient and families; documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies patient care problems and establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;  Understands goals and plans of care, for the usual patient population;  Initiates a patient care plan and collaborates when appropriate;  Contributes to the revision of the initial patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;  Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;  Plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;  Implements the patient care plan;  Seeks supervision and guidance in further developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;  Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;  Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;  Records nursing care given and patient's response to care;  Assists in coordinating the activities needed to implement the patient care plan;  Participates in implementation of patient discharge plan;  Teaches patient and families;  Compiles with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;  May participate in research projects. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;  Communicates evaluation outcomes;  Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above. Experience Note: A candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Clinical Nurse III applicants would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III - Critical Care Prefer experience in Intensive Care and completion of a Critical Care Training program. Positions available in critical care units at each hospital include: Saint Louise Regional Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit O'Connor Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Medical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Cardiac Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Surgical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Trauma Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Burn Unit The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.The competency area includes the units listed above.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds   Participating in clinical conferences   Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning   Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;   Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;   Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems   Coping mechanisms   Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;   Coordinates patient and family teaching;   Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;   Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;   May participate in conducting research activities.   When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;   Assists in teaching students and staff;   May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;   Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;   Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;   Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Under  general direction,  plans, develops, and manages Valley Medical Center's Coding Quality and Education (CQE) Program; develops and implements processes designed to assure high quality performance and accuracy in regard to coding functions within Health Information Management Services (HIMS) and other departments where coding of medical-record documentation is performed; supervises coding and other staff of the CQE Program. 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 Coordinates, monitors,  and audits all lines of hospital business for coding, to include: all outpatient, inpatient, ED and Ambulatory surgery cases;    Provides daily oversight and supervision of Coding Quality and Education Program staff;   Serves as resource to VMC staff on medical-record coding and abstracting questions as well as coding-related educational needs;   Develops and/or utilizes  assessment methods to determine training/educational needs;   Assures that appropriate training is provided, when necessary, to coders and others engaged in coding-related activity;   Instructs individuals or groups involved with coding-related activity, and performs as facilitator or resource person;   Develop and/or utilizes effective educational tools and Power Point presentations related to the implementation of ICD-10 coding system;   Monitors the accuracy and quality of coding assignments and Present On Admission (POA) indicators,  and conducts internal coding audits;   Serves as coding-contact person for HIM Services in conjunction with the Clinical Documentation Analysts in regard to education and coding requirements;   Develops reports of audit results to facility staff and senior management;   Helps set the direction for coding and compliance education and focused projects related to the Electronic Health Record (EHR);   Provides coding staff with oversight and training in relation to Coding-Compliance Software;   Runs audit selection lists and reports and provides education, feedback, and guidance based on data-mining activities and processes;   Provides oversight of the accuracy of data in MIR-Cal—Medical Information Reporting System—for  reporting required by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD);   Collaborates with the HIMS Director and/or Clinical Documentation Improvement management to assure timely and accurate completion of coding-related work that is consistent with regulatory agency requirements;   Prepares statistical and or annual reports as requested by state or federal agencies or other regulatory agencies, as directed by CDI management;   Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations;   Identifies and recommends opportunities to decrease costs and improve service if asked to assist with budget preparation;   Implements changes resulting from internal or external audits which impact collection and reporting of medical records;   May be assigned 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 possession of the following qualifications, including the knowledge and abilities indicated below:   Training and Experience Note: The knowledgeand abilities required to perform this function are typically acquired through training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Health Information Management, Business Administration, Health Administration, Nursing, or a related field.   AND   Five (5) years of acute-care, inpatient, outpatient, DRG (Diagnosis Related Group) and APC (Ambulatory Payment Classifications) coding, and three (3) years supervisory experience in a health information management division. Electronic Health Record experience preferred.   Must possess current, AHIMA-approved CCS certification, or be CCS eligible, or possess a current, AHIMA-approved  RHIA or RHIT credential. Knowledge of: Principles and methods of program management, staff supervision, and staff development;   Coding, abstracting, and terminology systems such as: International Classification of Diseases  9-Clinically Modified (ICD-9-CM) coding system, CPT-4 procedural coding system,  Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) system; and applicable abstracting systems;   The fundamentals of the ICD-10 medical-coding system;   Applicable federal and state regulations as well as The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQU), the Joint Commission (TJC), CMRI, and CMS;   Advanced understanding of the learning process as applied to both formal classroom instruction and in-house training methods;   Current adult learning theory and practices, including effective group and individual  training techniques;   Principles an techniques of curriculum development and facilitation;   Effective methods of using audiovisual equipment and other training aids or materials;   The abstract patient data fields, abstracting and coding techniques, and statistical methods;  and OSHPD reporting requirements;   Comprehensive medical terminology covering a wide variety of medical specialties,  including anatomy and physiology and the disease process;   Components and format of the medical record, including but not limited to laboratory findings, special tests, medications, surgical procedures, therapy systems,  surgery and other reports, history and progress notes, and consent documentation;   The organization, services, and patient treatment interrelationships and sequences of a comprehensive teaching hospital;   Health Information Management Services procedures;   English grammar, punctuation, and spelling and general English usage;   Computerized patient data systems. Ability to: Plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise a comprehensive medical coding quality and education program;   Effectively translate organizational goals into training goals and curriculum;   Evaluate and assess training needs and program effectiveness;   Develop effective educational tools and Power-Point presentations related to the implementation of ICD-9 and ICD-10;   Provide one-on-one and /or group training to coding staff and others involved in coding-related activities;   Read and comprehend the technical elements of a medical chart;   Analyze, code, and abstract complex technical data from medical records covering a wide variety of medical specialties utilizing an encoder and electronic abstracting  system;   Recognize missing elements, infer procedural and treatment relationships., and properly sequence information for coding and abstracting data from a medical record;   Effectively handle the most complicated, involved inpatient and outpatient coding related cases or issues;   Prepare clear and concise narrative, statistical, and graphic reports;   Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with the public, patients, medical, nursing, technical staff, and legal counsel;   Generate reports from computer or manual systems;   Work effectively and harmoniously with others;   Safely perform physical activities such as: reaching over ones head and bending  down to retrieve files, standing, pulling records, and/or sitting for long periods of time, periodic lifting moderately heavy file containers (up to 50 pounds) and pushing heavy carts (may be required for some positions). 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SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to perform research and valuation work in the appraisal of complex residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial properties for tax assessment purposes, and review the work of and provide lead supervision to staff appraisers. Typical Tasks Coordinates and reviews the work of appraisers engaged in appraising a wide variety of real property;    Assigns special projects and provides training for a section's appraisal staff;   Consults with property owners, contractors, real estate agents, bankers, and others as a representative of the Assessor;   Explains appraisal techniques and County policies;    Performs difficult, complex appraisals of high value or unusual property, including industrial manufacturing, commercial, and agricultural;   Assists Supervising Appraiser in establishing workloads, evaluating personnel, and appraising the district's largest industrial accounts;   Researches, collects and analyzes data concerning all aspects and techniques of appraisal, including data for appraisals performed for the resolution of appeals;    Prepares and presents appeals before the Assessment Appeals Board;   Prepares stipulations for the resolution of appeals;   Keeps abreast of latest market trends, land values, and construction costs;    May be assigned as Disaster Service Worker, as required;   May perform any related duty as required. Employment Standards Permanent certification by the California State Board of Equalization (or equivalent State Entity) as an appraiser for property tax purposes and two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Appraiser II in the County of Santa Clara.   OR   Possession of one of the following professional designations: Member, Appraisal Institute (MAI), Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), or Certified General Appraiser (AG), issued by a professional appraisal organization, and qualify for certification by the California State Board of Equalization as an appraiser for property tax purposes and two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Appraiser II in the County of Santa Clara.   Must acquire permanent certification by the California State Board of Equalization as an appraiser for property tax purposes within one (1) year of appointment or vacate the position.    Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Driver permit.  Knowledge of:   Economics, business administration, and revenue laws pertaining to the Office of the Assessor;   Building materials, equipment, fixtures, workmanship and general construction quality as applied to all classes of buildings;   Laws and court decisions affecting the appraisal of land and buildings;   Technical and professional knowledge of appraisal methods and procedures for real property;   Training methods, procedures and requirements;   Lead supervision principles and practices;   State Board of Equalization appraisal guidelines;   Business arithmetic and statistical measures;   Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation;   Record keeping principles and procedures;   Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and/or databases. Ability to:  Evaluate and summarize factors relating to values and reach accurate and impartial appraisals;     Interpret and apply verbal and written instructions;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Prepare written correspondence and reports;   Train, assign and review the work of others;   Make effective presentations and defend values to the Assessment Appeals Board. Physical Requirements Inspect construction sites which may require walking over uneven surfaces;   Lift moderately heavy objects weighing up to 20 pounds, such as large commercial plans. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 10, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to assist forensic pathologists in performing autopsies; to receive, identify and release bodies; to maintain a morgue and autopsy room in a clean and orderly manner; assist in preparing tissue specimens for histological examination, performs radiographs and takes autopsy photographs for use as forensic evidence. Typical Tasks Receives, identifies, releases, and moves bodies from refrigeration storage, and prepares bodies of deceased persons for autopsy exam and final disposition;   Weighs, measures, fingerprints and photographs bodies; to include use of specialized fingerprint techniques, when warranted;   Assists forensic pathologists in performing autopsies to determine cause and manner of unusual, unnatural or medically unattended death, and preserve medicolegal evidence;   Sets up equipment, instruments and solutions, opens bodies, obtains blood and fluid samples, prepares basic lab tests, removes (eviscerates) organs and specimens, weighs organs when required, labels and stores specimens, and closes bodies;   Trains others in specialized procedures, equipment and techniques;   Observes and reports conditions found which may be of value in an autopsy investigation;   Prepares tissue sections for histologic examination by cutting, embedding, staining, and mounting tissue sections for microscopic evaluation by a pathologist;   Maintains morgue and autopsy room in a clean, sanitary, and orderly manner; cleans and sterilizes equipment; orders and maintains autopsy, laboratory, x-ray, and darkroom supplies; and checks for proper ventilation and condition of equipment;   Performs routine clerical filing, record keeping, and data entry;   Operates and maintains radiographic equipment, makes x-rays, and prepares film for reading by a pathologist;   Performs photography, including maintenance, and downloading photos into case files;   May serve as a witness in cases and testify in court as to procedures followed;   May remove and transport bodies from the scene of death, or accompany Investigators in the field;   Helps assist with detailed Neuropathology examination to include, assistance; setup, transcription of notes, photography, cassette preparation and delivery to histology department;   Assists in maintaining Neuropathology database;   Ensures safety procedures, and maintenance of material data sheets used in autopsy suite;   Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and disposing formalin fixative concentration;   Hazard waste management to include tissue and biohazard waste disposal;   Maintains cold room refrigerator storage unit;   Maintains equipment and refrigerated storage areas;   Participates and assists in mass fatality response;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and attainment of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note:   Training and experience equivalent to the possession of a high school diploma,   AND   One year of experience in nursing, mortuary science, health sciences, laboratory pathology, or experience in a Coroner or Medical Examiner's Office that developed a working knowledge of human anatomy/physiology, autopsy procedures and equipment, and methods of removing organs or preparing bodies for the mortuary.   Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Driver's Authorization.   Knowledge of:   Basic anatomy, physiology, dissection, and medical terminology;   Surgical instruments, equipment, supplies, tests, and procedures used in performing autopsies, and methods for care of instruments and equipment;   Handling and preparing deceased bodies;   General science laboratory techniques and procedures.  Ability to:     Learn specialized procedures and tests required to assist a pathologist in an autopsy examination;   Perform repetitive activities carried out according to set procedure, such as preserving specimens and preparing solutions;   Maintain accurate records, perform routine clerical work and data entry;   Understand instructions of a technical nature from pathologists and carry them out as prescribed;   Learn basic radiographic techniques and methods, and operation and care of radiographic equipment;   Learn basic principles of photography;   Learn laboratory procedures and methods of histologic technique for fixing, cutting, embedding, staining, and mounting tissue sections for microscopic evaluation by pathologist;   Work independently with minimal supervision;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, present a demeanor consistent with the dignity of the Office, and sensitively interact with distraught persons and grieving family members;   Be able to manipulate bodies by oneself and with assistance;   Maintain proper cleanliness and decorum in a forensic facility. Physical Requirements Safely move and lift to chest height, bodies weighing 125 pounds;   Work with bodies of deceased persons, and tolerate unpleasant aspects of the job, association with traumatic death, and odors such as decomposed bodies and preservative chemicals;   Stand for long periods of time, engage in continuous active work requiring moderate physical exertion and manual dexterity in the handling of bodies or equipment;   Work flexible hours, shifts, weekends and holidays and be subject to call back duty. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency and may be assigned to duties which may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigating allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry, are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidates must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.       Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs. Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency. The Social Worker III duties may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application. Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs. Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
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. Positions are available in the following locations;  Behavioral Health Services Department, Custody Health Services, and Custody Behavioral Health Services.  Please select all the locations you would like to work in the supplemental questions. 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 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 that 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, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to make bio-psycho-social assessments to determine needs for intervention in a health and hospital or clinical services setting; develop intervention plans and provide needed services or assist patients, public health and other health services clients in obtaining needed services.       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 Accepts referrals of patients/clients from health care staff and a wide range of public and private agencies;   Interviews patients/clients of SCVHHS and other health systems departments;   Obtains and assesses information provided by patient/client and other provider referral sources;   Works collaboratively with patients/clients and their family toward meeting the need or resolution of the bio-psycho-social issues identified;   Interprets available programs to patient/client and/or families;   Educates patients/clients and their families on various programs and/or health-related issues;   Advocates for the patient/client by helping them to navigate the health and hospital system;   May act as a resource specialist in a particular area as appropriate;   Documents assessment and intervention plan in patient's/client's record;   Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs for patients/clients, their families and the public;   Establishes and maintains effective casework relationships and participates as a team member with health and hospital systems staff;   Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required;   Makes financial eligibility determinations based upon documentation provided;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college; or, graduation from college and four years of social work experience. Graduate training in an approved school of social work may be substituted for experience. (One year of appropriate graduate study may be substituted on a year for year basis). 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: Principles, techniques and objectives of social work;   Individual and group behavior;   Human growth and development;   Family relationships and systems;   Bio- psycho-social-economic factors affecting individuals and families;   Community organization and resources;   Basic health and hospital systems organization;   Laws and regulations common to social work practice in the State of California. Ability to: Establish and maintain rapport with patients/clients and their families;   Assess a family's/client's adjustment to their condition by conducting a bio-psycho-social assessment;   Maintain objective, appropriate professional relationships with patients/clients and their families;   Utilize social work techniques and community resources;   Advocate on behalf of the family/client;   Work in close collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying the patient's/client's health issues;   Prepare and present written and oral reports;   Work within the written procedures and guidelines of the Health and Hospital System and/or program regulations;   Maintain accurate records of social work intervention with patients and their families;   Keep statistics on professional activities. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. This Program Manager II position is an information privacy management role that supports the Chief Privacy Officer in developing short-term, mid-term, and long-term goals, objectives, and budgets.  The incumbent will coordinate as a liaison with agency contacts across the County regarding information privacy projects and issues, as well as drafting privacy related policies, guidance, procedures, and training material.  The incumbent will promote privacy-by-design, such as including privacy tasks and checkpoints in project plans, software / product development life cycles, and upgrades.  Additionally, the incumbent will remain current on privacy trends and best practices in government, industry, and academia, as well as promote the cause to create a Privacy Center of Excellence (COE). In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate would possess experience in one (1) of the following areas: Experience with information privacy management responsibilities, to include privacy strategy development and project management. Experience in handling data breach response or incident management tasks. Experience in writing information privacy or data protection-related polices, standards, procedures, or training material. A resume must be attached in order to submit application. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies;   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   Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) 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; and that 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. Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform, analyze, and interpret a variety of routine, standardized clinical laboratory testing procedures; to learn to operate various laboratory testing devices and instruments. The established eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in all departments throughout the Health & Hospital System. If you are interested in such opportunities (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc), please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. 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 Collects specimens from patients;   Sets up, calibrates, operates, and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment;   Prepares and maintains proper reagents, controls, and standards used in individual test procedures;   Performs analyses of specimens following standardized procedures and policies;   Performs various tests, including staining and examining specimens microscopically and reporting findings;   Maintains adequate records, such as worksheets, logs, inventory lists, QC (Quality Control) checklists, and other laboratory records as needed;   Attends and participates in educational training and events;   Orients and trains students and new employees;   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: Special Requirements Must be within two (2) months of completing a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) training program.   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 within 60 days of appointment.   Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, and practices related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;   Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals, and hazardous waste;   Use and care of laboratory equipment, instruments, and supplies;   Normal and abnormal test results;   Quality control methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory.   Ability to: Perform standard clinical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses accurately and with skill;   Collect specimens from patients with skill, patience, and tact;   Provide services in a courteous, sensitive, responsive, and efficient manner;   Maintain records and prepare technical, factual reports of test results;   Follow written and oral technical directions;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Evaluate normal and abnormal test results;   Orient and train new employees and students. Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jul 08, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   Positions are available in the following locations;  Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services, and Custody Behavioral Health Services.  Please select all the locations you would like to work in the supplemental 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 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