County of Santa Clara

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

Mission

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

Core Values

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

 

47 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, to manage the disposition of legal and historical documents and to perform difficult secretarial and rapid note taking work in providing support to the Board of Supervisors and various boards and commissions.  NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Typical Tasks Serves in the capacity of recording secretary for boards and commissions to which assigned;   Composes agendas from various sources and assembles and distributes agenda materials as appropriate;   Takes rapid and extensive notes of the meetings and proceedings of a variety of boards, commissions, or other public advisory entities;   Summarizes, composes, and prepares from notes and documents related to agenda items, complete official minutes of board or commission proceedings, summarizing complex and frequently technical discussions and writing motions in clear and formal form;   Determines and effects the appropriate handling and disposition of diverse complex legal and historical documents reflecting actions taken by the Board of Supervisors;   Prepares accurate and succinct transmittals to the Board of Supervisors or its committees conveying the recommendations of the board/commission;   Prepares, publishes and sends out a variety of notices along with materials related to agenda items to the public, news media, and other interested parties while conforming to numerous State codes;   Independently composes correspondence requiring the application of specialized knowledge and discrimination in the selection of data and interpretation of policies; may review records of Board of Supervisors' meetings and communicate pertinent actions or referrals to the board or commission concerned;   May respond to inquiries from the public, the news media, or county departments concerning the actions of the Board of Supervisors and/or boards or commissions;   Sets up audio/visual equipment in a variety of meeting rooms and performs minor troubleshooting as necessary;   Maintains files and records and establishes controls on correspondence and materials having deadlines and expiration dates;   May perform general clerical tasks that support the mandated functions of the Clerk of the Board's Office;   May handle incoming payments from the public for fees, donations, or other purposes;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated education, training, and work experience which have provided an opportunity to perform increasingly difficult and responsible assignments requiring a significant degree of initiative and independent judgment, and to acquire the knowledge and abilities below. Experience Note: A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities by having four (4) years of increasingly responsible office administrative and/or secretarial experience, which includes taking notes rapidly and transcribing meeting minutes. College or business school training is desirable and may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years. Knowledge of: Common office computer applications and equipment;   Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation;   Standard office practices, procedures, and protocols;   Indexing and filing systems. Ability to:   Take notes rapidly and transcribe from recording the substance of complex or technical group discussions, agendas, correspondence, and occasional dictation;   Maintain impartiality and objectivity in recording conflicting and controversial viewpoints in discussions of sensitive public issues;   Research, analyze, comprehend, and interpret complicated discussions and information contained in various complex legal and governmental documents in order to prepare accurate and complete minutes of meetings;   Research, comprehend, and apply applicable local, State, and Federal laws that may affect documents, meetings, and actions;   Write proficiently in various established styles and formats using proper English and correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar;   Independently compose complete and concise agendas, minutes, and correspondence using proper English;   Learn and apply job-specific computer applications and type with speed and accuracy;   Learn and apply basic parliamentary procedures and procedures related to the appropriate handling of complex, legal, and historical documents;   Independently organize and prioritize the workload and react immediately and effectively to frequently changing priorities;   Multi-task, work quickly, accurately, and under pressure with limited supervision to meet established deadlines and work in a team environment;   Use sound judgment and discretion when interacting with others in a highly visible, politically sensitive environment;   Publish diverse types of notices and ordinances in compliance with various deadlines;   Cooperate and communicate effectively with elected officials, board and commission members, County staff, department heads, the public, and representatives of the news media. Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise the safe operation and maintenance of the Parks and Recreation Department public shooting facility and to provide instruction in firing range operations, firearm safety, facility maintenance, and related procedures. Typical Tasks Instructs in proper pistol, rifle and shotgun firing, range safety procedures, assembly and disassembly of firearms, the use of related equipment, and applicable methods and procedures;   Conducts training sessions for staff and the public and delivers safety training to personnel and members of outside organizations or groups;   Monitors and ensures staff are scheduled for appropriate in-house training sessions and are current on all medical tests required for staff safety;   May interview and recommend the selection of seasonal support staff;   Schedules staff and distributes workload;   Provides coaching and work performance guidance;   Schedules and arranges special shooting activities and the use of the range and range facilities by law enforcement agencies, public shooting clubs and the Parks Department;   Schedules and ensures annual blood monitoring, hearing tests and respiratory fittings of staff as required;   Oversees and schedules maintenance of targets, special facilities, and range equipment;   Maintains or arranges for the maintenance of range buildings and grounds;   Prepares requisitions for  range shop, firearms and equipment repair;   Oversees the proper collection, accounting and deposit of revenues and fees;   Operates a forklift for various public shooting facility purposes;   Operates a cash register and/or computerized point of sale system;   Ensures cash handling follows department policy and keeps monies secure;   Oversees the shooting supplies and ammunition inventories;   Monitors budget, expenditures, and revenues; compiles range operation budget recommendation data; maintains required records;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below.   Training and Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years experience in firing range work, which involved supervision, fee collection and accounting, range shop sales, record keeping, inventory control, and the repair of firearms and related equipment.   Firing range experience must have included providing basic firearm instruction in activities common to specialized groups for pistol, rifle, and shotgun.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.   Certificates:   Must possess current certification as a firearm instructor issued by the National Rifle Association or equivalent sanctioning body in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Safety and Instruction.   Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CPR card for the professional rescuer, and a Basic First Aid card before completion of the probationary period.   Possession and maintenance of a Forklift Operators Certification within 6 months of appointment.   Special Requirements:   Must submit to a hearing and blood baseline physical prior to commencement of work. Must submit to regular testing as part ofa continued employment condition.   Must be willing to work odd and irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays and be willing to wear and maintain department uniform.   Safely move, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds of materials and equipment.   Knowledge of: State, Federal, and local laws and related regulations pertaining to the acquisition, and disposal of weapons;   Proper identification nomenclature, function and operation of various rifles, pistols, and shotguns including the appropriate ammunition for each;   Marksmanship functions such as clearing firearms, maintenance of weapons, firing positions, handholding of ammunition; and firing range procedures;   The occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in the operation of a firing range;   Various Trap and Skeet shooting games, tournaments, and league operation;   Methods of fee collection and accounting; ordering, stocking and inventorying supplies and ammunition;   Computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, database, etc.;   Cash register operation and/or a computerized reservation/point of sale system;   Techniques of effective leadership;   Grounds and facility maintenance. Ability to: Provide instruction in pistol, rifle, shotgun, and specialty weapon firing, firearms safety, firearms assembly and disassembly, and the use of related equipment;   Effectively operate and maintain the Department's firing range and a small to moderate size storeroom for firearms and related equipment, including range shop sales and inventory management;   Inspect and repair County-owned shotguns and range related equipment;   Reason logically and communicate effectively both orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Maintain a record keeping system, collect and interpret data, and perform arithmetical calculations;   Operate a cash register and/or a computerized reservation/point of sale workstation;   Effectively lead the work of subordinate staff and volunteers. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, plans and conducts financial, compliance and operational audits and special examinations as assigned; may act as in-charge auditor on designated audits.   The Internal Auditor III - Risk Management position will be responsible for improved compliance and risk management across Social Services Agency (SSA). This position will evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems and recommend improvements in controls via projects assigned by SSA's executive management. Cross-functional teams will support these projects, including accountants, financial analysts, operations, administrative management and staff, and continuous quality improvement resources.  The Internal Auditor III will also collaboratively support projects arising from continuous quality improvement assessments, will be available to all SSA management to provide consultative control and risk management expertise to departmental operations, and will work with SSA leadership to design an annual risk management plan for the agency. In addition to meeting the employment standards of this position, the ideal candidate would possess analytical, supervisory, administrative, or management experience in risk management. Typical Tasks Prepares audit programs and time budgets to accomplish assignment;   Determines the auditing procedures to be used including statistical sampling and electronic data processing;   Recommends necessary staff required to accomplish audits assigned;   Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of systems of control and recommends improvements of controls;   Interprets and applies legal and administrative concepts;   Analyzes data and draws logical conclusions;   Determines effective courses of actions;   Prepares, takes and evaluates statistical samples;   Determines whether: a) operations are properly conducted and accurately reported; b) policies and laws are complied with; c) resources are managed in an economical and efficient manner; d) procedures are adequate to accomplish objectives; e) desired results and benefits are achieved and assets are safeguarded;   Recommends corrective action to improve operations and to reduce costs;   Appraises the adequacy of corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions;   Prepares comprehensive financial, compliance and operational reports;   Directs and instructs staff assistants assigned, and reviews their work for sufficiency of scope and for accuracy;   Prepares working papers to document audit work;   May provide on the job training to assigned staff;   Budgets & manages time;   Obtains, analyzes and evaluates data as a basis for formal and objective opinions on the activities reviewed;   Maintains a current knowledge of professional standards, laws, directives, and literature applicable to auditing;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Experience Note:  The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Internal Audit, Finance, Business, Computer Science or a related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in auditing.   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in any field and four (4) years of auditing experience.   Possession of one or more of the following certifications is desirable:  Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors;   Certified Public Accountant (CPA) issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Knowledge of: Auditing practices and procedures;   Principles of internal controls, finance, and business law;   Professional audit standards, including the Government Accountability Office (GAO);   Statistical sampling;   Principles of organization and management;   Principles of supervision;   Accounting principles and practices;   Common office computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to:   Apply auditing, accounting and management principles;   Speak and write effectively;   Gather and analyze data and reason logically to reach valid conclusions;   Meet with and obtain the cooperation of others;   Effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines;   Lead staff and plan, organize and direct the work of assistants;   Understand complex computer systems and use of the computer in auditing;   Write clear and concise reports. Possession of a California driver's license required prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. This list will be used to fill any current or future vacant positions in the Department of Aging & Adult Services, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) or Adult Protective Services (APS). Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), are currently available in In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS).  Social Worker II's  in these departments provide services to elder, disabled, and/or dependent adults.  In the IHSS  program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to case carrying assignments, evaluating and assessing yearly service needs based on Medi-Cal, Medicare and SSI eligibility. Must be able to conduct field visits to complete initial and yearly reevaluations of client's service needs. In Adult Protective Services (APS) program, Social Worker II's may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, investigate allegations and document case related activities. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired.  A master's degree in social work is preferred for SW II positions in APS. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. Languages that DAAS is currently recruiting for are Vietnamese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.    The ability to speak fluently (speak, read & write) in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write Spanish) for the specified language skill on your application.   The test date for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, 4/2/19.  Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFSC); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience.   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services, are available in the Adult Protective Services (APS) program. SW III's in this department provide services to elder, and/or dependent adults. The SW III positions may be assigned to receive, assess and document reports of Elder or Dependent Adult abuse and neglect, conduct field visits, investigate allegations of abuse and neglect, document all case related activities, participate on multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary teams, and participate in an after-hours response rotation. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and to develop professional collaborative partnerships with  multi-disciplinary teams, county and community programs and law enforcement agencies is highly desired. A Master's Degree in Social Work is preferred for SW III positions in APS. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak, read and write fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, 4/3/19.    Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, to coordinate the development, implementation, monitoring, and quality improvement activities of select standards and policies for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs; to function as the key liaison to hospitals and specialty care centers including but not limited to: Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals; Trauma Centers, segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) Programs, Stroke Programs, Pediatric Critical Care Centers and Burn Centers; and to collaborate with physicians, nurses, administrators, pre-hospital providers and other community members within Santa Clara County, the region, and the State. The current vacancy is for a full-time Specialty Programs Nurse Coordinator position located at the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. However, the established list will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Oversees receiving hospital and specialty receiving center compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures, and best practices; Coordinates policy and procedure development for the Emergency Medical Services Agency; Acts as primary liaison with public and private receiving hospitals and specialty care hospitals; Supervises, monitors, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff; Coordinates the EMS Agency's clinical specialty programs which includes, but is not limited to: EMS Medical Center/Alternate Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals, Trauma Centers, STEMI Centers, Stroke Centers, Burn Centers, Pediatric Trauma Centers, the EMS Children program and other related programs; Provides quality improvement activities related to hospitals and specialty centers and programs; Prepares complex and detailed reports and procedures; Monitors compliance to contracts and specialty receiving facility agreements; Assists in the development and implementation of long range specialty receiving operational plans and serves on related committees and task forces; Provides staff support to clinical specialty care committees; Prepares and administers applicable specialty receiving program grants; Assists in annual budget preparation; Supports the EMS Agency Medical Director; Represents the County as assigned; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline such as Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field AND three (3) years of emergency or critical care nursing experience. A Master's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline is preferred. Experience as a mobile intensive care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, trauma coordinator or experience working in an EMS Agency is preferred. Knowledge of: Emergency nursing care of the ill and injured patients;   Working knowledge and experience in the provision of emergency medical services;   Pertinent State and local laws and regulations;   Common computer office applications. Ability to:   Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;   Plan, monitor and evaluate specialty programs and service delivery;   Identify problems and investigate and evaluate alternatives; recommend/implement effective solutions;   Interpret, explain and apply applicable regulations, policy and procedures;   Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports and written correspondence;   Represent the department and the county in meetings and make effective presentations;   Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines;   Maintain accurate records and files;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with emergency medical care professionals at all levels and others encountered in the course of assignment. Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of moderately complex and responsible clerical duties that require system knowledge of Justice System processes in support of a particular Justice System function. Typical Tasks Retrieves, researches, creates and/or modifies legal files and computer data relative to the automated criminal justice system process under strict regulatory timelines;   May assist in the coordination and prioritization of work within the unit;   May provide instruction to other clerical personnel relative to the operation and access of automated criminal justice computer data bases or general clerical activities;   Prepares documents and/or legal notices for civil, small claims, criminal and traffic cases on required forms and informs appropriate staff of any discrepancies;   Prepares special reports and/or supplemental data for required forms as necessary;   May schedule court appearances or notify and remind clients of appointments;   Maintains detailed records and resolves administrative discrepancies.   Assists the public in person and on the telephone with information concerning functional procedures and protocols.   May collect fees, make change, issue receipts, make deposits and reconcile accounts;   Processes and reviews documents such as summons, writs, warrants, subpoenas, releases, grants, complaints, motions, affidavits, revocations and other legal documents in conformance to established clerical work methods and procedures;   Reviews and purges criminal justice files;   May deliver criminal justice system files to related departmental unit(s) when necessary;   Enters workload data on tracking programs;   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 attained through a minimum of six months work experience in a Justice System function equivalent to the classification of Office Specialist III in Santa Clara County. Knowledge of: Legal terminology, processes and requirements related to the assigned Agency or Unit;   Related agencies and/or functions requiring interface and cooperative efforts;   Standards and legal requirements of confidentiality and privacy;   Office practices and procedures;   General Court processes;   May require knowledge of specific clerical procedures required by statutes;   Criminal Justice computer system databases;   Computer databases and word processing systems;   Customer service principles:   Basic mathematics. Ability to: Provide accurate and complete work within extremely tight timelines;   Assist other clerical and various personnel within work unit;   Prioritize work and respond to changing priorities in a dynamic work environment;   Interpret and apply agency related laws and procedures related to clerical work;   Use discretion and judgment in the handling of sensitive and confidential information;   Work independently;   Cooperate effectively with others;   Establish rapport and maintain credibility with the public;   Prepare clear, concise reports;   Analyze information and materials and formulate conclusions;   Coordinate and assemble calendars;   Communicate effectively using written and verbal communication skills;   Resolve clerical problems. Closing Date/Time: 2/26/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, provide security to the county courts, the service of civil process issued by court, and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Candidates must have graduated from a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) academy, possess an active (within the last three years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy certificate, and have been employed within the last three years by a law enforcement agency performing duties equivalent to those of a Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriff to be qualified. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 3/16/19.  Typical Tasks Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime;   Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents;   Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene and gathering and preserving physical evidence;   Appears in court to testify;   Prepares reports on facts obtained, makes on-view and warrant arrests and transports prisoners to jail;   Serves as a detective or as a member of a detective division team;   Serves legal processes such as summons, garnishments, writs of execution and attachments;   Signs affidavit that service has been made or notifies attorney that service cannot be made;   Prepares notice of sale, conducts sales and prepares transfer of title documents;   Attends sessions of the court to which assigned representing the Sheriff and supervising the security of the court;   Keeps order in the courtroom and serves any processes or makes any arrests necessary;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units) at the time of appointment. When the G.E.D. is used, a minimum overall score of not less than 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test shall be attained. Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit.   Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances;   Modern police practices and procedures;   Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence;   Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population;   Self defense tactics;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.);   Geography of local area. Ability to:   Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies;   Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and orally and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports;   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers and supervisors;   Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community;   Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies;   Exercise sound judgment, especially under stress conditions;   Project authority;   De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors;   Observe accurately;   Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility;   Use and care of specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand held radios. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction to perform skilled technical level work in latent fingerprint examination for criminal identification and evidence classification.   A successful candidate would be expected to obtain and retain certification as a Certified Latent Print Examiner. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree is highly desirable.  For more information, contact Tim Fayle at (408) 808-4744. Typical Tasks Develops, evaluates, compares, and identifies whole, partial, fragmentary or distorted latent finger and palm prints; Prepares and maintains case reports and records; Maintains latent fingerprint file; Provides evidence to support comparison findings; Uses various fingerprint identification equipment and other technical and scientific equipment for observing and comparing latent prints; Communicates with various law enforcement agencies as necessary and may act as a consultant on identification problems related to latent prints; May assist in training lower level staff in fingerprint identification; Assists in the preparation of training materials and the training of lower level staff in latent tenprint fingerprint identification; Encodes latent prints into automated system and uses resulting printouts to develop lists of probable suspects; Demonstrates continued proficiency in the comparison of crime scene or laboratory developed finger or palm prints; Takes and develops photographs of latent fingerprints; Prepares charts for courtroom presentation; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the knowledge and abilities listed. Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of an Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Biology, Chemistry or a closely related field;   AND   Two (2) years of experience as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner I or equivalent experience performing latent fingerprint work. Possession of a valid California Driver's License upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Special Requirements: Ability to work varying shifts (i.e. Day, Swing and Graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Knowledge of: Development and lifting of latent fingerprints; Henry System of fingerprint classification; Working knowledge of other fingerprint systems; Principles and practices of photography as applied to preserving and preparing photographic evidence related to latent print evidence; Laws of evidence, criminal procedure and courtroom procedure; Various chemical, laser, and physical processes and related safety requirements. Ability to: Classify fingerprints; Make identifications involving complex or complicated patterns, latent prints and distorted, partial, single or multiple prints; Develop and lift latent prints from objects of evidence; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of law enforcement agencies and those contacted in the course of work; Write reports and correspondence; Testify in a court of law. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, performs technical level work of unusual difficulty as a Certified Latent Print Examiner in fingerprint examination for criminal identification and evidence classification. For more information, contact Tim Fayle at (408) 808-4744. Typical Tasks Provides technical guidance to lower level staff in fingerprint examination, classification and identification duties and evaluates and reviews assignments and unit casework;   Collects, develops, evaluates, compares and identifies latent fingerprints or other impression evidence found at major crime scenes or submitted to the laboratory, including whole, partial, fragmentary or distorted latent finger and palm prints;   Operates and trains others on use of computers and computer-related equipment associated with automated fingerprint identification systems;   Prepares field and laboratory notes and analytical reports;   Prepares courtroom displays and photographic exhibits;   Provides expert testimony and methodology and identification in all aspects of latent print processing in court and formal hearings;   Uses fingerprint comparators, magnifiers, ridge counters and other technical and scientific equipment for observing and comparing latent prints;   Maintains communications with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies and identification units;   Searches for evidence at crime scenes that may be hazardous;   Provides input to procedures for training lower level Latent Fingerprint Examiners in a variety of fingerprint identification and classification procedures;   Responsible for quality control of application of standard operating procedures for cases completed;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of and the ability to maintain current Latent Print Examiner Certification from the International Association for Identification (IAI) or equivalent upon appointment.    AND   Four (4) years of experience developing latent prints and analyzing fingerprints for identification in a public jurisdiction or law enforcement agency, two (2) of which include experience as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner II with Santa Clara County or equivalent.   Special Requirements:   Possession of a valid California Driver's License upon appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Ability to work varying shifts (i.e. Day, Swing, and Graveyard), including weekends and holidays.   Knowledge of: Methods and procedures for manual and automated latent print analysis, such as matching, processing, and comparison and identification techniques, including chemical, laser and physical processes;   Fingerprint classification systems, theories, principles and scientific basis for fingerprint identification;   Automated and manual classification and searching identification systems;   Laws of evidence, criminal procedures and courtroom procedures;   Safe work practices in a laboratory setting and at crime scenes, including related safety equipment;   Computer equipment and software associated with automated fingerprint identification systems, as well as word processing and other related computer applications. Ability to: Provide technical guidance to others in latent print comparison and identification and fingerprint classification;   Evaluate and review the work performance and monitor and maintain work flow;   Prepare latent print evidence for presentation in court;   Recognize and distinguish patterns that are necessary for latent print comparison processes;   Prepare and maintain all necessary laboratory records and technical reports;   Understand and operate automated fingerprint identification systems;   Communicate effectively, orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of law enforcement agencies and those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
Under general direction, to perform and coordinate fiscal, office management, personnel, and administrative functions in a hospital setting; to supervise staff performing clinical activities, professional fee charge system, regulatory compliance, and accreditation documentation for hospital and educational programs. Series Description The Clinical Administrative Support Officer series describes levels of positions having responsibility for the day to day operation of a hospital management function aimed at assisting departmental management (Chair) in accomplishing the purposes of the organization. Positions in this series are typically allocated to a small to moderate size department, to a large organizational department. Positions allocated to the lower levels typically conduct and carry out the majority of the hospital administrative activities of the unit and have limited supervisory duties. Positions in the higher level classes in this series primarily supervise the performance of a large hospital administrative services operation. Incumbents may perform more complex activities depending on the responsibility and complexities of assignments and the nature of the hospital administrative service programs. The established eligible list will be used to fill all vacancies 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 Perform or supervise the operation of a hospital department including personnel, accounting, budgeting, office management, and procedures analysis activities; Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the administrative and technical activities of a clinical department; Assemble data and draft reports required by accrediting and governing organizations; Participate in the administrative functions of the medial student, internship and residency programs and fellowships; Responsible for management schedules; Act as Cost Center Manager for Department budget; Participate in physician recruitment, hiring and orientation; complete Offer letters and PARS; monitor and process certification and licensure requirements; process payroll; Manage Department CME activities, including Grand Rounds, visiting professorships and conferences; ensure compliance; maintain documentation and record retention systems; Collect and maintain confidential physician records relating to the continuous quality improvement activities in compliance with the Hospital and Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements, to include Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Improvement (QI) and Utilization Management (UM) Programs; Evaluate and monitor office systems for efficiency and productivity; Recommend methods for improvement of procedures and coordination of departmental functions; Supervise, direct or provide administrative control over clerical and technical staff; Conduct studies and prepare reports on departmental operations including procedures, systems, space requirements, organizational structures, expenditure of funds and types of effectiveness of equipment; Provide liaison between Stanford University School of Medicine, USF, Travis Air Force Base, San Jose Hospital, Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System and Palo Alto Veterans' Administration; Responsible for department and or division personnel functions including hiring, supervision, evaluation discipline, training and staff development; Use equipment and materials in the appropriate manner, and follow safety procedures; Represent the department on various training, safety and other committees; Prepare or assist in the preparation and maintenance of departmental operating and/or procedures manuals; Perform other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient hospital administrative experiences which demonstrates the possession and direct application of the following knowledge, skills and abilities. Qualifying administrative experience includes experience in relieving an administrator of assigned administrative detail and preparing reports and recommendations for administrative action. Experience Note: Clinical Administrative Support Officer I A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities through the attainment of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration or a closely related field or four years of increasingly responsible experience providing administrative assistance, supervisory skills and consultation in a medical hospital management setting with regard to a wide range of internal hospital systems and activities. In addition to the foregoing experience note: Clinical Administrative Support Officer II The knowledge and abilities would typically be obtained through an additional two years of supervisory experience related to a medical hospital management setting. Clinical Administrative Support Officer III The knowledge and abilities would typically be obtained through an additional three years of supervisory experience related to a medical hospital management setting. Knowledge of: Medical Terminology and Transcription; current ICD-9 and CPT Coding; Administrative principles, methods and procedures; maintenance of confidential records; Principles, problems, and methods of hospital administrative, including development and maintenance of hospital wide systems; Health care business management with an emphasis on physician provided services Grant application process; grant administration including the development of procedures to assure compliance and conformity with the terms of the grant; Health care administration, clinical philosophy, polices and operating procedures, budgetary and fiscal management processes; General information sources and technical resources available to and useful in hospital settings; Computer hardware and software applications; Human resources principles and practices; Principles of patient relations and customer service;  Ability to: Understand the operations of a hospital and the interrelationships of its programs and services; Plan, coordinate and initiate action necessary to implement decisions and or recommendations; Interpret and apply provision of federal, state and local rules and regulations pertinent to matters of patient care records; Transcribe Medical dictation (reports, letters, chart notes, etc); Train, evaluate and supervise the work of subordinates; Work independently in identifying the need for and developing proposed changes to operating practices, and policies; Represent management in dealing on a variety of administrative policies, practices and procedures; Represent management in dealing on a variety of administrative matters with other departments, employees, or outside public and private agencies; Understand and develop solutions to problems; Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; Work cooperatively and effectively as a member of the management team. Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Part Time
Under supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager, assists in the implementation and monitoring of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) services for hospitalized patients as assessed by the Clinical Dietitian in the Nutrition and Food Services Department of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The current vacancy is for a half time position.  Bilingual English/Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill vacancies as they become available, this may include Spanish speaking, full time, part time, and extra help positions.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions.  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Teaches basic concepts of normal or therapeutic nutrition to individual patients or groups of patients;   Assists the Clinical Dietitians in providing MNT (i.e. nutrition counseling for basic nutrition and therapeutic diets per protocol (such as Cardiac Rehabilitation, Congestive Heart Failure or Stroke Programs, or as assigned by the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager or Clinical Dietitian; therapeutic diets may include but are not limited to: diabetes management, hyperlipidemia and weight loss);   Assists in the training of interns of a Dietetic Technician Program;   Responds to nutrition consults as assigned by the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager, Clinical Dietitian, or per protocol;   Provides inservices to support staff;   Interviews patients for weight and diet history, previous education in dietary modifications, food preferences, nutrition education needs, other relevant information, and follow-up;   Monitors patient food and/or nutrient intake;   Documents patient data into medical record, including assignment of nutritional risk status and follow-up dates, nutritional services provided, patient meal and nourishment adjustments;   Screens patients for nutritional risk according to nutritional protocol;   Reviews parenteral nutrition, tube feeding and laboratory reports as part of the screening process;   Processes nutrition risk level report;   Inputs nutritional risk status, patient meal and nourishment adjustments and other patient data into computerized patient chart system;   Plans menus per patient's food preferences, cultural and/or religious practices, intolerances, and allergies in accordance with the diet ordered;   Conducts calorie count studies and completes calculations and documentation;   Assists in the maintenance of Diet Office computer operations;   Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement projects;   Supervises tray line as needed;   Participates in National Nutrition Month or other health promotional activities on a departmental level;   Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Academic preparation with a minimum of an Associate's Degree from a two (2) year Dietetic Technician Program accredited or approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA); completion of a minimum of 450 hours of supervised practice; satisfactory completion of an examination administered by the CDR and active status as a Dietetic Technician, Registered. Knowledge of: Modified diets and diet therapy;   Role of food in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle;   Nutritional needs through the life cycle;   Health education principles;   Interviewing and counseling techniques;   Current research on healthy nutrition as it relates to the consumer;   Food trends and the role of food in promotion of a healthy lifestyle;   Nutrient-nutrient and drug-nutrient interactions;   Nutrient composition of foods;   General influences of socioeconomic, cultural and psychological factors on food and nutrition behavior;   Fundamentals of quality improvement processes;   Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards, laws, regulations and standards affecting dietetic services;   Medical terminology;   Standard operating practices for food production and purchase;   Basic knowledge of behavioral and social sciences;   Basic mathematics and statistics;   Food sanitation and safety. Ability to: Perform ethically in accordance with the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics;   Communicate effectively and in writing with individuals of diverse cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds;   Interview and educate patients on an individual and group basis;   Educate/counsel patients in disease prevention and health promotion;   Educate/counsel patients in nutrition as it relates to a medical condition per protocol;   Develop and review educational materials for target populations;   Assist in the nutrition assessment of patients;   Collect and screen nutrition related data from patients or records per facility protocol;   Refer to other dietetics professionals or disciplines any situation(s) beyond one's level of competence;   Calculate dietary intake;   Calculate basic enteral nutrition formulas;   Modify recipes for volume food production;   Participate in quality improvement;   Plan menus and meal patterns for regular and modified diets;   Document nutritional care in medical records;   Instruct individuals and groups on basic nutritional principles;   Maintain effective working relationships with patients, hospital staff and the public;   Work independently;   Operate automated information systems. Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The County of Santa Clara, Office of the County Counsel, is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.   The current vacancies are in the General Government and the Social Justice and Impact Litigation areas of the County Counsel's Office.  A successful candidate will have experience in providing either litigation or general government legal advice . Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 2/18/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
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 the week of April 2-5, 2019. Typical Tasks Conducts investigations of suspected violation 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; investigates crime scenes and conducts intelligence and evidence gathering activities;   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;   May coordinate a special unit or field office and serve as a lead for investigators and other support staff, as assigned;   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 experience as a peace officer; and two (2) years of investigative experience equivalent to Criminal Investigator I with the County of Santa Clara.   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 investigations;   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 and 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 orally and in writing, 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. This requirement must be met on an on-going basis.   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: 3/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
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 in which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid California Marriage and Family Therapist license as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Under general supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   Positions are available in the following locations;  Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services, and Custody Behavioral Health Services.  Please select all the locations you would like to work in the supplemental questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the making of treatment plans;   May participate in group therapy programs;   Cooperates with other staff members and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree or equivalent which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; and two years of post graduate counseling experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving in the field of mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Use psychiatric consultation effectively.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   This open recruitment is for part time and full time positions located in the Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services and/or Custody Behavioral Health Services.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric and/or milieu staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker 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: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   This open recruitment is for part time and full time positions located in the Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services and the Custody Behavioral Health Services.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric and/or milieu staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker 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: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
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: 2/14/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jan 30, 2019
Full Time
Under direction, is responsible for the planning, development, organization, management, administration and evaluation of one or more major social services programs, employment and benefit services programs or special projects. The Social Services Program Manager II in the Department of Family and Children's Services will be responsible for case level direction, crisis management, operational matters and direct oversight of the Social Work Supervisors of units comprised of Social Workers and associated Clerical staff. The Social Services Program Manager II may provide oversight to work with children who receive voluntary services or dependents of the court and support efforts towards maintenance, reunification, permanency and well-being of families and children. The Social Services Program Manager II will provide administrative support to the Social Services Program Manager III on activities related to administrative operations, including budget, personnel finance and strategic oversight to maximize positive federal and state outcomes, quality improvement and assurance, and collaboration for overall systems improvement and streamlining. Incumbents must exercise knowledge of the principles of management in order to direct the activities of major organizational units or function. They must also exercise knowledge of child welfare programs, policies, and procedures in order to coordinate effectively the activities of their Bureau with those of others in the Department.  This position may be assigned other duties and provide coverage to the Social Services Program Manager III when needed. Qualified applicants must demonstrate at least four (4) years of experience working in supervision and administration in a social work setting with children and families.    Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the Social Services Agency activities of one or more programs/operations composed of staff of various job classifications and bargaining unit associations.   Deals with all personnel aspects of staff, including recruitment, exam development, hiring training, evaluation, mentoring and progressive discipline.   Provides technical resources to subordinate professional and technical staff for successful performance of their jobs.   Provides case consultation which may be individually based or family focused or in regard to a new program, as part of direction and guidance, and mentoring.   Assists in the formation of administrative policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems.   Assists in determination of the scope, character, and service delivery system of social services in the County of Santa Clara.   Initiates and evaluates recommendations on goals, policies, plans, projects, programs and outcomes to meet community needs.   Provides effective feedback to state and federal authorities on development of pending legislation or regulations and works with these representatives to ensure appropriate interpretation of requirements.   Has responsibility for assuring compliance with Federal, State and County mandates relative to the programs assigned.   Ensures and assesses service delivery system and customer satisfaction.   Negotiates with bargaining units regarding contracts and other personnel issues.   Develops visible and highly recognized partnerships with community organizations and other County departments or agencies; maintains liaison and represents Agency in contacts with public and private organizations, individual members of the public, and the Board of Supervisors.   Develops public education/media campaigns, and delivers oral and written presentations to internal and external agencies and organizations.   Responsible for contract administration, including the solicitation process, and monitors contract agencies and community based organizations.   May give depositions, testify in court, meet and coordinate with law enforcement, County Counsel and other legal entities.   Works with state and other agencies on interpretation of rulings involving court orders or decisions, legal mandates, or policy changes.   Coordinates automation of program processes and general Agency support for staff and customers.   Researchs funding alternatives, and administers public funds and any other type of funds, including grant funding.   Develops justifications for budget requests on staffing, new programs, equipment, capital programs, maintenance and enhancement of existing programs, and initiates Performance Based Budgeting, including corrective action plans.   Prepares reports and correspondence.   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in a behavioral science, social work, or closely related field and extensive supervisory or administrative experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the typical tasks. Typically, allocation to a Social Services Program Manager II requires at least five (5) years of supervisory or administrative experience in the field of human services with at least three (3) years of management experience in a social services agency or program. Experience Note: At least four (4) years experience working in supervision and administration in a social work setting with children and families or adult and aging clients may be required for specific program assignments in the Department of Family and Children's Services or the Department of Adult and Aging Services. Other requirements include sufficient education, training and experience, which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledges and abilities. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of administration, management, organization, supervision, budget preparation, personnel and financial administration, and community relations.   Program planning and development principles and techniques.   Operation and functions of public assistance and social service agencies, including social services objectives applicable to areas of responsibility.   Diversity issues as they impact the local community.   Training and instructional methods and techniques.   Current capabilities, processes, and applications of automation   Program evaluation tools and techniques.   Principal public and private resources available to the community for referral or utilization in social services programs.   Laws, regulations and administrative guidelines which affect employment, training or public assistance and other social services applicable to areas of responsibility.   Labor laws and administrative policies governing memoranda of understanding with various labor organizations.   Welfare and Institutions Codes.   Health and safety standards (such as ADA, OSHA, etc.) Ability to: Effectively plan, organize and direct the activities of a variety of social work or employment and benefits program services and offices.   Effectively select and hire staff, supervise subordinate managers (and other staff) and ensure appropriate orientation, training and development of program personnel.   Effectively allocate resources and personnel.   Develop and maintain internal operational procedures and policies for the programs/offices assigned.   Interpret and assure the appropriate implementation of State and Federal regulations pertaining to the various programs assigned and keep abreast of developments related to program activities.   Analyze procedures, data and other pertinent reports and recommend a course of action.   Apply principles and theories of casework in a consultative and managerial capacity.   Optimally utilize technology to automate processes and educate public on social service programs.   Direct the development and preparation of a variety of plans, which include major needs assessments, demographic data, survey results and program designs.   Consult with and advise the Department Director or other executive management staff on the activities, status and fiscal impact of programs or new program requirements.   Establish cooperative and effective relationships with representatives of Federal, State and local agencies, other county agencies and departments, community resources, the general public, and others contacted in the course of work.   Prepare and present oral and written reports clearly and concisely.   Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse population.   Create a customer friendly environment.   Effectively represent the Agency before the Board of Supervisors, at meetings with State and Federal agency representatives and before other representatives, boards, commissions or citizen groups. Closing Date/Time: 2/21/2019 11:59 PM Pacific