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
Apr 08, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs a variety of general imaging procedures in varied hospital and clinic settings for use in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment. Please note: All applications are required to attach proof of a valid license or certificate issued by the State of California.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. This may include full time, part time, and extra help positions.  If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Operates a variety of imaging and fluoroscopic equipment in performing a variety of imaging examinations;   Performs imaging procedures on trauma, burn and Intensive Care Unit patients;   Instructs, prepares and positions patients for imaging procedure;   Computes relevant factors, adjusts the equipment and selects a technique appropriate to the particular radiograph being performed;   Processes identification data onto the exposed imaging plate and prepares the image for reading by the radiologist using image processing film or Picture Archive Communication System (PACS);   Tracks and bills each procedure and associated supplies via computer terminal or manually;   Administers or assists physician in administering contrast media;   Assists physician during imaging procedures;   Assists physician in locating patient images;   Assists with training of student technologists;   Cleans and re-stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas and helps maintain proper inventory levels;   May transport patients to and from the department;   Reviews the images, including technique, positioning and identification (patient identification, left/right, body part, etc.);   Adheres to all applicable Federal, State and local regulations including Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards A license issued by the State of California to practice as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT). Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I - Fluoroscopy - Possession of a California Fluoroscopy license. Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I -Mammography - Possession of a California Mammographic Radiologic Technology certificate and demonstrated competence in the performance of mammography are required. Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I -Computed Tomography - Demonstrated competence in the performance of Computed Tomography is required. Certification in Computed Tomography from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART) is desirable. Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I - Clinical Instructor - Demonstrated competence in the performance of Clinical Instructor duties is required. Must remain current in instructional techniques as required by Joint Review Committee on Education of Radiologic Technologists (JRCERT). Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through successful completion of a recognized two (2) year training course in radiographic technology. Knowledge of: Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment;   The safe operation and care of radiographic equipment;   Structural and organic anatomy;   The methods of positioning patients for radiographic exposures;   Principles of image processing, and development;   Principles of radiation physics;   Basic computer skills. Ability to:   Troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems;   Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, and visitors;   Provide safe and appropriate care;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Work quickly and efficiently in stressful situations. Closing Date/Time: 4/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 07, 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
Apr 07, 2020
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent  acute care experience. Seeking nurses to work in departments through the hospital. Specialty skills required to work in specialty areas.    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor hospital and St. Louise Hospital are looking for nurses to work short term, non-permanent positions to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. 8 and 12 hour Shifts  Days, PM and Night Shifts Looking for all Med/Surgical and Specialty areas   County employees are Disaster Service Workers pursuant to state law in order to assist with the disaster response and still maintain the County's essential services.   Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least six (6) 8 hours shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).   PD nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable).  Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the eight shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.  The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up #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. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Medical Surgical competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 4/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 07, 2020
Full Time
Under direct supervision, to be trained to counsel, educate, and inform individuals and families, at risk for inherited genetic disorders and birth defects about the medical, scientific, and psychological resources available to them, to promote an understanding of birth disorders, to adapt to the risk or condition and to make informed choices. This recruitment is for two Genetic Counselor positions in Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The first opening is a full-time assignment in the Pediatrics Department. The other opening is a part-time assignment in the Oncology Department, where they are looking for candidates with Cancer Genetics training and/or experience. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc.) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Health System at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Establishes a mutually agreed upon genetic counseling agenda with the patient and their family; Elicits and obtains family history and medical information, including pregnancy development; Assists in providing professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions posing potential risks to their children; Recommends medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects; Educates and explains technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations; Assists in coordinating communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions; Supports in-patient and out-patient care and at satellite clinics; Assists in charting, reporting, coordinating and categorizing clinical testing and test results that are approved by the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Responds to scheduled genetic counseling appointments with individuals/families in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field, and eligible for Board Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, and possession of a temporary Genetic Counselor license issued by the California Department of Public Health and one (1) year supervised clinical training in a hospital setting assisting with Genetic Counselor responsibilities.   Special Certification and License requirement Board Certification by the American board of Genetic Counseling must be obtained within two (2) years of hire to maintain licensure as stipulated by State of California Department of Health, or vacate the position.   Knowledge of: Common and uncommon inherited disorders and detectable conditions; Effective counseling session structure; Counseling techniques sensitive toward individuals and families at risk of genetic disorders that promotes individual choice on various treatment options; Benefits and risks of noninvasive screening or invasive diagnostic testing; Individual case management and collaborates with multidisciplinary health professionals to promote patient care;   Community agencies and State support services;  Age specific competencies required of infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Common office computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to :                       Obtain and interpret family medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence; Identify and respond to issues and problems effectively and in a timely manner; Maintain confidentiality; listen and obtain clarification to ensure that instructions/requests are fully comprehended; Assist in educating individuals, families about inherited genetic disorders or birth defects and the medical testing, scientific research, psychological resources and other options available; Counsel patients and families to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or birth health condition; Translate complex language of genomic medicine into understandable terms; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals, families and medical professionals; Maintain State of California required credentials and certifications; Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of business. Special requirement : Travel to and provide services at satellite clinics as required. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 07, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 05, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Critical Care and Operating Room Services or the Director, Ambulatory Nursing and Operations, to manage the Emergency Department on a 24 hour basis. Nurse Manager- Emergency Department Position available: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Emergency Department O'Connor Hospital - Emergency Department The eligible list will be used for future openings.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment: Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization, fiscal management, and social, political, professional and specialization trends in nursing practice within area of responsibility;   Assesses and identifies the educational needs of staff as well as the quality of nursing care delivered, as these relate to nursing care standards;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation. Planning:   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Director, Critical Care and Operating Room Services or the Director, Ambulatory Nursing and Operations to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends;   Collaborates with appropriate levels of nursing staff to determine policies and procedures to be used within nursing;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning and executing approaches to nursing process in response to changing needs;   Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care;   In collaboration, plans a systematic approach to staff development for the purpose of recruitment and retention;   Assists in the development of a budget to support the established clinical care standards. Implementation:   Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals;   Facilitates the formulation of patient care standards;   Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems; initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality nursing care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the nursing organizations;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with medical staff to share information and problem solve;   Participates in directing and implementing policies and procedures for appointment, transfer, and termination of personnel;   Participates in selection of candidates for available position through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on individual nursing unit. Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   In collaboration with Clinical and Administrative staff developers, implements and evaluates orientation programs;   Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills;   Assists in implementing the most cost-effective utilization of staff;   Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and J.C.A.H.O.;   Collaborates with the Director, Critical Care and Operating Room Services or the Director, Ambulatory Nursing and Operations to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary. Evaluation:   Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements utilization of nursing care evaluation tools;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality nursing care;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Relevant education, training and experience and demonstrated current competence in the nursing care of the patient requiring emergency diagnostic and therapeutic services would typically be obtained through: Training and experience in the care of emergency patients (CA Title XXII, Section 70455 (c) requirement);   A minimum of two years of recent emergency room experience;   A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience;   Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline, or   Equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 4/19/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 04, 2020
Full Time
The Health Care Program Analyst series describes levels of positions assigned the responsibility of performing duties and supervising various service delivery systems and program activities within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Positions in this series are assigned to a department or across several departments and provide analytical and program support for a variety of services. Incumbents may be assigned to manage contract services or participate in the evaluation of service program and delivery systems. Behavioral Health Services - Adult/Older Adult is recruiting for a Sr. Health Care Program Analyst. For more information please contact Margaret Obilor at 408-793-2055 or Margaret.Obilor@hhs.sccgov.org. Typical Tasks Note: The following tasks are typical of those performed by incumbents in this class series, other related duties may be performed. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual at each level. Conducts or participates in a variety of health and hospital related financial, systems and analytical studies; performs cost studies; develops marketing plans and strategies; and conducts feasibility studies;   Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned Health and Hospital project or program;   Directs, evaluates and trains subordinate staff;   Defines reporting and information needs and coordinates systems modifications with Information Services;   Coordinates various health care services with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve program goals;   Identifies program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and service improvements;   Conducts a variety of studies to determine best practices, customer satisfaction, and to evaluate service delivery systems;   Negotiates and monitors contracts with outside service providers and business partners;   Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts;   Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency;   Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations;   Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Administrative or analytical work would include: Analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various management functions. Some of the management functions would include conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys on organization, procedures, budget issues; reviewing and analyzing current or proposed policies, procedures, systems; statistical analysis and reports; organization structure, operations analysis, work flow and staffing, management and organizational systems and procedures; and is involved in making recommendations. Health Care Program Analyst Associate Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of an Associate's degree in health care administration, public administration or a related field AND two years of professional level analytical or administrative experience in a health care setting. Knowledge of: General principles and practices of health care system management;   General health care organizational structure and familiarity with program components;   Basic statistical research techniques and procedures;   Data collection techniques;   Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating and conveying information. Ability to:    Collect, assemble, and analyze simple technical data;   Speak effectively and participate in group meetings and individual interviews with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at various levels of authority Health Care Program Analyst I Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in health care administration, public administration or a related field AND two years of professional level analytical and administrative experience, one of which must be in a health care setting. Knowledge of:    Basic principles and practices of health care system management;   Basic concepts of current health care information systems and report writing;   Basic health care organizational structure and program components;   Current legislation and trends affecting health care providers;   Statistical and financial analysis techniques. Ability to:    Formulate, gather, analyze and present financial, informational and statistical data;   Evaluate program information and reach valid conclusions;   Develop program enhancement recommendations based on surveys and cost analysis;   Communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at various levels of authority;   Maintain cooperative working relationships with departmental personnel, other county departments and the general public;   Represent SCVHHS on assigned committees and with service providers. Health Care Program Analyst II Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in health care administration, public administration or a related field AND three years of professional level analytical and administrative experience, one of which must be in a health care setting. A Master's degree in one of the disciplines listed above may be substituted for one year of the non-health care experience. Knowledge of:    Principles and practices of health care system management;   Operations analysis and policy and procedures development;   Concepts of current health care information systems and report writing;   Health care organizational structure and program components;   Hospital regulatory requirements;   Current legislation and trends in government policy that affect health care providers;   Methods and techniques of data collection and statistical analysis;   Concepts of contract management and negotiations;   Project management;   Healthcare regulatory and reporting requirements. Ability to:    Collect, synthesize and analyze a wide variety of information;   Analyze health care information and management systems and determine adaptability to hospital needs;   Analyze policies and procedures and make recommendations to management;   Prepare and present clear and concise reports;   Work independently in a wide variety of Health and Hospital assignments;   Utilize computers and software to analyze health care related issues;   Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on legislative changes;   Establish and maintain effective communication with agency staff and health care professionals at all levels, other health agencies/providers, and the general public. Senior Health Care Program Analyst Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in health care administration, public administration or a related field AND four years of professional level analytical and administrative experience, two of which must be in a health care setting. A Master's degree in one of the disciplines listed above may be substituted for one year of the non-health care experience. Knowledge of:    Complex health care reporting requirements;   Strategic planning in a health care setting;   Principles and practices of health care delivery systems and the issues shaping the health industry;   Healthcare service contracting issues including contract evaluation and monitoring;   Insurance industry practices and health care payment mechanisms;   Current legislation and trends in government policy that affect health providers;   Statistical analysis and techniques including computer based statistical programs;   Project management;   Principles of personnel management. Ability to:    Administer, coordinate and supervise the work of an assigned staff engaged in complex analytical or administrative programs;   Analyze complex health care utilization and financial issues to achieve cost effective care.   Analyze, direct and evaluate the activities of Health and Hospital System programs and procedures and develop logical solutions;   Utilize computers and software to analyze health care related issues;   Negotiate and monitor performance of contractors;   Establish and maintain effective communication with agency staff and health care professionals at all levels, other health agencies/providers, and the general public. Closing Date/Time: 4/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 04, 2020
Full Time
Under limited supervision, to perform a wide variety of moderately complex and responsible assignments requiring comprehensive knowledge of subject matter, organizational activities and operations. *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    IMPORTANT    *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   * EXAMINATION DATES:   Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination tentatively scheduled on the following dates:  Saturday, May 9, 2020,  Friday, May 15, 2020, and Saturday, May 16, 2020.  Typical Tasks Furnishes public, departments and agencies with information by searching for and abstracting technical data, giving explanations of laws, regulations, policies or procedures, sending materials, and composing routine letters; may respond to inquiries via electronic mail;   Assists visitors and callers about locations, functions and services of departments. Exercises considerable judgment, discretion and interpretive ability in determining the needs of callers and visitors to direct them to appropriate offices or personnel;   Extracts technical and statistical data for entry into computer system; performs research to complete input as needed;   Prepares a variety of correspondence, forms, legal documents, reports, articles, technical specifications, memoranda, resolutions, minutes of meetings or hearings from a dictation machine, clear copy, notes or instructions, where knowledge of format and presentation is necessary;   Takes and relays messages for department office or personnel; returns phone calls as needed or refers message to appropriate office or personnel;   Maintains subject or numerical files in a standard equipment or computer system; classifies material and prepares new file folders or database as needed; may perform record maintenance of activities of a unit including work received, status of work, work completed and renewal action required;   Identifies potentially dangerous or disturbed persons and takes appropriate action according to office policies and procedures;   Performs variety of clerical duties including copying and assembling materials, collecting and distributing mail, answering phones, faxing documents and other related tasks;   Performs payroll activities such as maintaining records of time worked, overtime, leaves and absences;   Orders office supplies and equipment by preparing requisition and purchase orders, and checking prices and extensions;   Creates and maintains a database for case tracking, retrieval of information, and maintenance of computer files; performs research to complete database as needed;   Schedules meetings, appointments, rooms, and training for both staff and clients; maintains schedules of activities and location of staff members as required;   Coordinates billing, accounts payable and inventory; maintains records of transactions by issuing receipts, permits, passes, releases, and licenses; checks, computes and collects fees, and may maintain control over petty cash;   Interviews patients/clients to secure basic personal, financial and medical data as necessary; performs research and updates on client status from folder files or computer files;   May offer orientation and answer procedural questions for new employees and coworkers;   Reviews and corrects documents, records, and forms for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to applicable rules and regulations;   Prepares statistical summaries for billing purposes, work activity of unit, technical data and reports;   Operates standard office equipment; performs simple troubleshooting and maintenance;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a high school diploma and 2 years work experience performing a wide variety of clerical duties, or one (1) year work experience equivalent to that of a Santa Clara County Office Specialist II. Knowledge of: Office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and preparation of correspondence and reports;   English vocabulary, grammar, spelling, punctuation and style/format;   Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distressed people;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database;   Basic mathematics to perform simple calculations and statistical reports;   Telephone procedures and etiquette. Ability to:   Deal tactfully with members of the public often under stressful conditions;   Communicate effectively in providing information and assisting callers and visitors;   Use a keyboard with moderate speed and a high level of accuracy;   Use discretion in organizing activities and set priorities;   Prepare concise reports;   Analyze information and materials and formulate conclusions;   Interpret and apply specific laws and ordinances, office policies and procedures;   Effectively organize activities and prioritize to meet deadlines;   Operate standard office equipment. ** Departments may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 50 Net WPM, depending on departmental need. Closing Date/Time: 4/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 04, 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 (3) years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III- Labor & Delivery Positions available throughout County of Santa Clara Health System: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Maternal Child Health - Mixed Unit O'Connor Hospital - Labor & Delivery Valley Medical Center - Labor & Delivery 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: 4/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 03, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain, and repair elevators and auxiliary equipment, including electrical circuitry. Typical Tasks Inspects and maintains elevators and auxiliary equipment;   Checks electrical control and signal systems, hoisting mechanisms and cables, motors, guide rails, brakes, doors, and safety devices;   Checks temperature and moist level;   Oils and greases moving parts such as fly-ball governors, pulleys, and runners; overhauls and cleans governors, and hoists;   Replaces and tightens bearings and bushings;   Vacuums and cleans selector boards, cleans and replaces capacitors, coils, contacts, brushers, relays, switches, pneumatic timers, solenoids, runners, and elevator doors;   Adjusts and levels timing devices so that elevator's stops are at proper level on each floor;   Overhauls mechanical auxiliary equipment;   Repairs electrical circuitry;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience, which demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma, and four (4) years of experience as an Elevator Mechanic. Possession of a valid Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic certification issued by the State of California, Department of Industrial Relations, Elevator, Ride and Tramway Unit. Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Drivers Permit. Knowledge of: Elevator electrical and mechanical components and systems;   Design, construction, operation, and repair of elevators;   The laws, rules and standards pertaining to elevator maintenance and repair. Ability to: Maintain and repair elevators and auxiliary mechanical equipment;   Read, interpret, and work from mechanical and electrical diagrams and blueprints;   Follow oral and written instructions;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Willingness to: Tolerate dust, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, cramped quarters, and inadequate lighting. Special Requirement: Elevator Mechanics are placed on a rotating "on call" list for weekend and holiday coverage of County facilities. On-call status and availability will depend on department and/or assignment. Depending upon assignment incumbents will be required to be available and on-site within one (1) hour or two (2) hours of notification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Variable Shift
Under supervision, to perform the more difficult and complex nursing assistant tasks relating to the care and treatment of patients.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   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 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 Typical Tasks Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients;   Percusses, and/or vibrates, patients as directed;   Positions, holds and/or restrains patients during medical procedures;   Performs neurological checks and records results;   Observes and reports patient's condition, status and/or attitude;   Assists patients in passive range-of-motion exercises;   Assists with application, removal and replacement of protective, comfort, and therapeutic devices (i.e., prosthesis);   Performs simple tests (e.g., specify gravity, stool guaiac, sugar-acetone) and records results; (which are not charting nurses notes);   Assists physician or nurse in special procedures (i.e., lumbar punctures, circumcisions, I.V. 's, dilation and curettage, vaginal exams, incomplete abortions, minor suturing, ulcer debridement, etc.);   Assists in providing oral suctioning and colostomy care;   Assists in catheter instillation and irrigation;   May perform simple checking and monitoring of health maintenance equipment and machines;   Performs "isolation" techniques;   Maintains, sterilizes, counts and prepares instruments and materials for medical/surgical procedures;   Guides or assists in orienting new Hospital Services Assistant staff, and/or volunteers, etc. to a particular unit;   In addition performs duties of the Hospital Services Assistant I; and   Performs other related work and comparable duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education or experience to have demonstrated practical application of, and success in the following knowledge and abilities. As an example: the equivalent to successful completion of four years of high school and one (1) year experience as a Hospital Services Assistant I or comparable classification, including training in critical patient care. Knowledge of: Basic nursing practices and of the various types of materials and equipment relating to patient care and their application;   Relevant medical terminology;   Principles of asepsis;   Isolation techniques;   Basic communication skills;   Patient observation skills;   Record keeping practices;   Operation, maintenance and simple calibration of specialized related equipment. Ability to: Perform a variety of routine and complex patient care services and assist in simple and more difficult treatments;   Understand and follow written and oral instructions;   Stand and walk for long periods and exercise a moderate amount of physical exertion and manual dexterity in the handling of patients or equipment;   Get along well with others;   Provide direct patient care;   Maintain complex and accurate records;   Orient others in area procedures;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing;   Operate and maintain related equipment;   Work quickly and accurately with minimal direct supervision;   Organize and prioritize workload assignment;   Follow-through with assignments. Desirable Qualities: Ability to be patient, understanding and tolerant;   Ability to endure illness, death and other unpleasant aspects of the job. Closing Date/Time: 4/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
The Health Care Financial Analyst series describes levels of positions accountable to Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System Finance that are assigned the responsibility of performing duties and supervising various finance-based analytic activities within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Positions in this series are typically assigned to projects and activities across several departments within Santa Clara Valley Health Hospital System (SCVHHS).  Incumbents must have excellent computer skills and be able to work with very large databases to complete and provide analytical and program support for a variety of services.  Incumbents may be assigned to lead complex program audits or assessments, lead other analysts, manage contract services or participate in the evaluation of service program and delivery systems. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available, this may include, full time, part time, and extra help positions.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Note: The following tasks are typical of those performed by incumbents in this class series, other related duties may be performed. Incumbents at each level do not necessarily perform all duties listed. Conducts or participates in a variety of health and hospital related financial, systems and analytical studies; performs cost studies; and conducts feasibility studies; Develops and prepares revenue/expense projections based on patient utilization, payor mix, gross charges, contractual adjustments, clinical staff productivity, ancillary service requirements, and other health care financial factors;   Develops and participates in cost allocations, and indirect cost rate proposals based on third party payor and other regulations;   Prepares and analyzes contract payment reconciliations based on cost reports and payment documentation;   Prepares and presents cost reports, coordinates audits, cost reimbursement settlement claims for government payers and agencies (Medicare, Medi-Cal, OSHPD, etc.), and responds to related requests for information from auditors;   Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned Health and Hospital project or program;   Directs, evaluates and trains subordinate staff;   Defines financial reporting and information needs and coordinates any systems modifications with Information Services;   Coordinates various health care services with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve financial program goals;   Identifies financial program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and improvements;   Conducts a variety of studies to determine best financial practices;   Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners;   Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts;   Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency;   Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations;   Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports;   Provides leadership, direction, and development and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve and enhance performance and services;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Quantitative or analytical work would include: Analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various financial programs and services. Some of the financial functions would include conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys on organization, procedures, budget issues; reviewing and analyzing current or proposed policies, procedures, systems, statistical analysis and reports; organizational structure, operational analysis, work flow and staffing, management and organizational systems and procedures; and is involved in making recommendations. Health Care Financial Analyst Associate Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Health Care Administration, Finance, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, or a closely related field. Knowledge of: General principles and practices of financial management in the health care field, including both expense and reimbursement requirements and management;   General health care organizational structure and familiarity with financial program components;   Basic statistical research techniques, procedures, and computer skills including the use of spreadsheets and database software;   Data collection, compilation, and analytical techniques;   Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating, and conveying information. Ability to:   Collect, assemble, and analyze financial data;   Speak effectively and participate in group meetings and individual interviews with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at various levels of authority. Closing Date/Time: 4/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 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.  New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II. Clinical Nurse II would meet the employment standards  by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Prefer experience in Mother Infant Care Center Department and completion of a Labor & Delivery Training program: Clinical Nurse II - Mother Infant Care Center Positions available in Mother Infant Care units at each hospital  include: O'Connor Hospital - Mother Baby Unit  Valley Medical Center - Mother Infant Care Center 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 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: 4/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, conducts investigations in support of the District Attorney's Office, of alleged or suspected violations of criminal and civil laws. In order for your online application to be submitted and accepted, you must attach a copy of your Regular Basic (or higher) California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certificate. Please note: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to participate in the oral examination tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Thursday, June 4, 2020, Friday, June 5, 2020, and Monday, June 8, 2020. These dates are subject to change based on the number of qualified applications received. Typical Tasks Conducts investigations of suspected violations of laws, rules and regulations;   Plans and conducts criminal investigations to support Deputy District Attorneys in the prosecution of a wide variety of complex fraud cases, crimes against persons and alleged public corruption;   Investigates crime scenes and gathers intelligence information related to organized crime or gang activities;   Serves legal documents such as subpoenas, warrants and summonses;   Gathers pertinent information and evidence by interviewing complainants, witnesses, and suspects;    Prepares reports, files and recommends issuance of complaints, and testifies as a witness in court or at administrative hearings;   Conducts background investigations;   Establishes and maintains working relationships with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies;   Develops contacts so that information may be obtained concerning crimes;   Prepares detailed reports of investigations, including synopsis of facts, dates, names, places, findings of arresting officers, statements of witnesses, victims and suspects, and listings of evidence;   Makes arrests and custodial detainments;   Assists Deputy District Attorneys in preparation of cases for prosecution;   Returns prisoners extradited to the State of California;   Assists in the tasks performed by Criminal Investigator II's;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Completion of sixty (60) semester units (90 quarter units) of college level course work,   AND   Three (3) years of patrol work as a peace officer. Special Requirements   Possession of a current Regular Basic (or higher) California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certificate.   Must meet all current hiring standards of P.O.S.T., including passing a P.O.S.T. background investigation, psychological, and physical examination before appointment.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization.   Upon appointment, incumbents must continue to meet department training and qualification standards established by the California P.O.S.T., and department policy in the use of various firearms, arrest control techniques and perishable skills. Knowledge of:   Practices and methods employed in crime detection and criminal investigation;  Techniques of identifying, preserving and presenting evidence; Laws and ordinances effective in the County, State and Federal Governments relating to the area of enforcement, arrest and the rules of evidence, court procedures in criminal trials; Computer software programs commonly used in the District Attorney's Office such as word processing, spreadsheets and commercial databases.   Ability to:  Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies; Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and orally, and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community; Act calmly and make decisions during emergencies; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Project professional authority; De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors; Observe accurately. Physical Requirements Must be in good physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities and must maintain this requirement during the duration of employment.   Must be willing to work unusual hours, possibly over extended periods of time throughout the county and state. Some duties may require out-of-state travel.   Must be willing to work overtime when assigned, which may include nighttime hours and weekends. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to conduct a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic functions using epidemiologic and statistical methods; may lead epidemiologic investigations and data projects for the prevention and control of specific communicable and chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions; and may assist in the planning and development of health programs and policies Typical Tasks Participates in, and may lead, epidemiologic investigations using established scientific and technical methods and practices to identify and evaluate a wide range of health conditions and underlying determinants within an assigned program area;   Performs epidemiologic functions, including the collection, description, analysis, and reporting of health, demographic, and other data using epidemiologic methods;   Participates in, and may lead, outbreak and other public health investigations of diseases and other conditions through the development of instruments for data collection and analysis using the most current statistical techniques commonly used in epidemiologic evaluations;   Performs population-based health assessments, applying both quantitative and qualitative research methods, which may include data collection in the field;   Develops and maintains surveillance systems, surveys, survey tools, and health needs assessments for the collection of surveillance data;   Researches, develops, and maintains surveillance plans;   Monitors, analyzes, and reports on Federal, State, and local data and other information sources to identify health trends, emerging public health threats and problems, and progress towards meeting specific benchmarks and targets; determines feasibility of, and approach to, epidemiologic investigations to address findings;   Designs, manages, maintains, evaluates, matches, and uses databases for all epidemiologic functions;   Conducts and writes literature reviews using academic databases on topics relevant to epidemiologic studies within an assigned programmatic area;   Conducts studies that supports the design of programs, policy development, publications, and evaluation activities;   Prepares reports from analyses of data from surveillance, health assessments, research, and evaluation using epidemiologic, demographic, and behavioral science analytic techniques and other research and evaluation methods, as needed;   Collects and provides data used in the control, detection, and prevention of diseases and other health conditions, in the evaluation of health programs, and in grant preparation;   Conducts descriptive and advanced statistical analyses in the course of epidemiologic or other investigations using epidemiologic, statistical, and data visualization tools and software;   Prepares and delivers written and oral reports, posters, data visualizations, presentations, and other materials that communicate necessary information to professional audiences, policy makers, and the public using appropriate communication platforms and approaches;   Develops recommendations for evidence-based strategies and disease control measures in response to epidemiologic findings within an appropriate cultural or social framework;   Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to public health programs and outside partners on data quality, data collection methods, tool development, analysis, reporting, and the use of epidemiologic data;   Participates in, and may lead the development and operationalization, of emerging and transformational data projects, technologies and tools;   Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed, and prepares and updates documentation regarding assigned projects;   Participates in writing grants and other funding proposals;   Monitors and maintains ethical, privacy, and security issues related to health data;   Provides technical guidance for and quality checks on the work of lower-level professional epidemiologists, as needed;   May train and on-board lower-level professional epidemiologists;   May organize, facilitate, and present department projects and assessments to various community workgroups, advisory groups, or steering committees;   Collects and analyzes data that supports response to public inquiries and helps fulfill media-related and other stakeholders' data requests;   Serves on appropriate committees and/or work groups and programs to plan and execute surveillance and epidemiology projects;   Conducts studies designed to identify segments of the population at greatest risk of acquiring specific diseases or other health conditions, and to identify risk factors associated with each;   Utilizes culturally sensitive epidemiologic practices and methodologies;   Performs public health investigations of diseases and other conditions;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field   and   Two (2) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health safety entity, healthcare delivery setting, or academic institution;   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field   and   Four (4) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health and/or safety entity, healthcare delivery setting, or internships/fellowships or assistant research positions in an academic setting;   OR   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Epidemiologist I in the County of Santa Clara.   A Doctoral Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required epidemiology work experience.   A healthcare delivery setting is defined as a place that provides diagnosis, treatment and prevention, or rehabilitation care services, to an individual and/or population.   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.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of epidemiology, including investigation, research, disease control, and prevention in the community;   Grant proposal writing and funding sources;   Epidemiology within an area of emphasis traditionally found within a public health system, such as aging, infectious disease, environmental health and toxicology, cancer, injury, chronic disease, maternal/child health, etc.;   Principles and practices of biostatistics;   Research methodology and preparation of scientific research reports;   Theories, intervention techniques, policies, and principles of preventive health care;   Health and social determinants of health indicators;   Advanced analytical and interpretative skills, statistical techniques, and evaluation principles;   Surveillance database and data systems development, management, maintenance, and analysis;   Academic databases used in conducting literature reviews;   Analytical, statistical, programming, geographic mapping, data visualization, or business intelligence software applications or tools used for epidemiology;   Data warehousing process, open data technology, and informatics relative to the field of epidemiology;   Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and policies governing data reporting requirements, and data element standardization and analysis;   Standard office practices and procedures and use of common computer applications and equipment.   Ability to: Lead and train lower-level epidemiologists in the operation and use of epidemiology data and analysis;   Prepare grant applications;   Apply basic and advanced epidemiology concepts and methods across a range of public health content areas, such as infectious disease, chronic disease, maternal/child health, social determinants of health, environmental health, etc.;   Lead epidemiologic assessments, including data collection, analysis, and reporting, and present findings using multiple formats;   Develop subject matter expertise in the epidemiology of multiple public health focus areas;   Apply research methodology in the collection of quantitative and qualitative data;   Use and apply statistical, mapping and informatics software to compile data, create reports and maps, and perform related tasks;   Research and integrate data from various sources to create data sets as needed;   Read, interpret, and conduct advanced data analysis from multiple data sources;   Assess and understand stakeholders' needs and develop the necessary deliverables to meet those needs;   Organize projects and manage time effectively, applying independent judgment and initiative;   Analyze and solve problems logically;   Apply principles of good ethical/legal practice as they relate to study design and data collection and dissemination;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and agencies, and interact with the public in a courteous manner;   Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to various audiences. Closing Date/Time: 4/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
Clinical Nurse I - Ambulatory Care 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. Santa Clara County Health System is currently recruiting for full-time and part-time Clinic Nurses 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 St. Louise Regional Hospital - Wound Clinic St. Louise Regional Hospital - Employee Health O'Connor Hospital - Wound Clinic  O'Connor Hospital - Employee Health O'Connor Hospital - Infusion Valley Medical Center - 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 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 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. The list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care Competency area. 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: 4/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to transcribe a variety of material from dictation machine recordings under constant pressure of deadlines; to perform a limited variety of clerical assignments incidental to the major work of transcribing. Qualified candidates must be Spanish Level II language certified by the County of Santa Clara. Additionally, qualified candidates will be required to take and pass a transcriptionist performance test using transcription hardware.  Please note: The transcriptionist test and the bilingual exam are scheduled on the same day. Exams are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 20, 2020, and will be conducted in accordance with the Public Health Officers orders. Typical Tasks Types case histories, investigation reports, or other legal or technical reports, forms memoranda and correspondence from transcription machines to final form;   Occasionally types from written copy; arranges typed material according to established formats;   Searches files and incorporates required information;   Contacts dictator to clarify garbled or unclear passages on tapes;   Proofreads typed copy and brings discrepancies to attention of originator;   Makes copies of and collates typed material with other documents according to established formal presentation;   May greet visitors to office, respond to routine inquiries, direct calls or visitors to appropriate persons or areas;   Performs simple maintenance and troubleshooting of office machines;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated training, education or work experience which has provided the following: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities necessary to perform as a Transcriptionist are typically attained through at least 2 years experience working in an office setting, with a concentration in typing (keyboarding) and producing written correspondence and reports. Knowledge of: Standard typing formats including business letters, tabulated reports, and manuscripts;   Correct English usage including grammar, spelling and punctuation;   Basic office practices and procedures;   Computer applications including word processing. Ability to:   Perform clerical tasks of average difficulty requiring a degree of independent judgment;   Learn specific operations of the office;   Transcribe and edit dictated reports, correspondence and other material with speed and accuracy under pressure of deadlines using dictation equipment and computer word processing applications;   Maintain effective work relationships with others;   Learn a specialized or technical vocabulary (in some positions). Closing Date/Time: 4/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, performs a variety of diagnostic sonography procedures in multiple areas of specialization, ensures proper functioning of ultrasound equipment, and assists physician in related procedures. Please note: All applications are required to attach proof of a valid certification. This recruitment is for Ultrasonographer II - C   positions throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  oconnor.org ,  stlouise.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Consults with referring physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed;   Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination;   Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and physicians orders for the part of the body to be examined;   Explains examination process to the patients and instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure;   Operates ultrasound diagnostic equipment, observes sound wave pattern produced, produces and processes diagnostic images and presents completed sonograms and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the physician or other qualified medical professional;   Assists in training student technologists, interns/residents, and ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures;   Administers or assists physician in administering contrast media;   Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments;   Performs calibrations to adjust and maintain ultrasound equipment; coordinates service with service vendor as necessary;   Identifies ultrasound images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network;   Maintains records; tracks and bills each procedure and associated supplies;   Cleans and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Ultrasonographer II - A. Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in one RDMS area of sonography used at SCVMC and demonstrated performance of this competency. Ultrasonographer II - B. Certification by the ARDMS in two RDMS areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and demonstrated performance of these competencies, OR certification in one RDMS area of sonography AND certification as a Radiological Technologist. Ultrasonographer II - C. Certification by the ARDMS in three areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and demonstrated performance of these competencies, OR certification in two RDMS areas of sonography AND certification as a Radiological Technologist. Ultrasonographer II - D. Certification by the ARDMS in two RDMS areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, demonstrated performance of these competencies AND is a Registered Vascular Technologist. Knowledge of: Ultrasound diagnostic procedures and equipment/instrumentation in OB/GYN, Abdomen, Neurosonology, and Vascular Technology; or in Pediatric and Adult Echocardiogaphy and Vascular Technology;   Cardiovascular principles, vascular physical principles, principles of ultrasound physics, and the propagation of ultrasound through tissues;   Anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology as they relate to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures;   Safety principles and procedures relating to ultrasound procedures and equipment;   Quality assurance as it relates to ultrasound scanning/ultrasound equipment;   Principles of electronic image processing and image development;   Basic computer skills. Ability to:   Operate ultrasound emitters and ancillary equipment in the performance of ultrasound diagnostic procedures;   Interpret physician instructions and patient medical and clinical records to determine type of ultrasonic procedure to be performed;   Use the PACS network to send images electronically;   Accurately bill complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashion;   Recognize significance of all structures displayed on the oscilloscope and recognize artifacts and electronic equipment limitations;   Perform calibrations to adjust and maintain ultrasonic and ancillary equipment;   Prepare, instruct and position patient for ultrasound procedure;   Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients even in stressful situations;   Troubleshoot, document, and communicate equipment problems;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Work efficiently and independently with minimum supervision;   Work in paid on-call status as needed. Closing Date/Time: 4/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to become knowledgeable in the principles and techniques of supervising and counseling persons while in custody and in the community; to assist in the supervision and/or counseling of juveniles or adults committed to a rehabilitative facility while they are in the facility,  outside on work crews, or in the community. NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for weekdays in June 2020, at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday's in June 2020, between the hours of 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., administered in accordance with County of Santa Clara Public Health Department recommendations. Typical Tasks Assists in the supervision and counseling of juveniles and adults at rehabilitative facilities, and in the community, and learns the methods of directing their activities in a variety of circumstances, such as school, vocational training, leisure time, recreation, work or work apprentice programs;   Learns a variety of counseling techniques for juveniles and adults and conducts both individual and group counseling sessions;   Learns methods and standards for keeping a rehabilitative facility safe, healthy and secure for those persons committed;   Learns supervision techniques for juveniles and adults while committed to rehabilitative facilities and during off site functions;   Prepares a variety of reports including observation and/or incident reports and counseling logs/treatment plans;   Maintains progress reports for use within the facility;   Keeps various logs up to date as required;   Learns to develop a rehabilitative treatment case plan for modifying anti-social behavior and assists in counseling juveniles and adults in the facility, and in the community as formulated in the plan;   Prepares court reports and may appear in Court as a witness;   Learns the process of leading the work activities for juveniles and adults performing a variety of maintenance duties in the facility and in the community; such duties may include but not limited to: janitorial, fire protection, flood control, trail and construction projects and maintenance; welding, culinary, and horticulture projects; auto maintenance; tool and equipment maintenance; and the operation of power tools and other equipment;   Maintains the security of the facility at all times; inspects windows, keeps doors locked when not in use, keeps count of all persons in custody, as required, and is constantly alert for attempts to escape;   Assists in admitting and releasing procedures;   Performs necessary booking and record work, registers and stores personal belongings, searches for weapons or other contraband articles;   Conducts urine samples from juveniles and adults committed to the facilities as required;   Outfits juveniles and adults committed to the facilities with clothing and instructs on institutional regulations and routines;   Counsels family members, juveniles and adults regarding their return home and to the community;   Supervises juveniles and adults at the facilities during visitation periods;   Transports juveniles and adults from facility to location where their presence is required;   Makes field visits and conducts searches as required;   Maintains contact and coordinates and facilitates family sessions with juveniles and adults;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Special Requirements: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. (Government Code 1031-1031.5).    Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.   Possession of current CPR/First Aid certificate prior to appointment.   Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this State is disqualifying.   Must pass a complete background investigation.   Must successfully complete the training requirements prescribed by the California Penal Code 832 (PC 832 Core Course) within one year of appointment.   Must successfully complete the training requirements prescribed by the Standards and Training for Corrections (Juvenile or Adult Corrections Officer Core Course) within one year of appointment. Knowledge of: The cultural groups present in Santa Clara County;   The general emotional and behavioral patterns of both juveniles and adults;   Leadership techniques for directing or supervising work or leisure time activities;   First aid practices;   Acceptable general health care and housekeeping methods;   Security, inspection, and safety measures necessary in a secure facility. Ability to:   Cope with hostility and aggressive behavior;   Supervise and direct activities of a group of persons in custody providing a safe and positive environment;   Establish effective working relationships with supervisors and fellow workers;   Communicate orally and in writing;   Direct structured recreational and housekeeping activities appropriate to a rehabilitative setting;   Counsel both groups and individuals. Closing Date/Time: 4/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge 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 Cardiac Cath Interventional Radiology 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: 4/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific