County of Santa Clara

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

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

   

 

101 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify. Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 10 , 2022. A Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Sheriff's Correctional Deputies who, under supervision, maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, transport from the correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County, supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and assist in the correction of antisocial attitudes and behavior. The Sheriff's Office is proud of our diverse workforce, and we encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy and attend an Adult Correctional Academy training program as trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of three timed events: 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, and a 500-yard run. When hired, Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadets enter a 13-week Adult Correctional Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as a regular Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at Step 1. Newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Sheriff's Correctional Deputies. Upon graduation from the Adult Correctional Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. *Sheriff's Correctional Deputies are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to plan and organize activities focused on research and evaluation of an agency/department's program and service performance outcomes; to implement and validate new service technologies and best practice models of service delivery; and to establish partnerships with other agencies departments in support of improving programs and services through research and evaluation. In addition to the employment standards, candidates must have recent experience in: A professional position(s) in which the majority of responsibilities involved conducting research and/or evaluation on federal, state, and local policies and programs that serve socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals and families AND possess skills in at least one of the following: Constructing analytic datasets from large administrative databases and surveys and employing a wide range of quantitative methods including descriptive, correlational, and quasi-experimental research designs and analyses using statistical software (Stata or R/RStudio) Designing, implementing, and analyzing qualitative data collected from focus groups, structured and semi-structured interviews, and observations using qualitative analysis software (NVivo) #INDSSA Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. May function as a project lead or supervise Associate Research and Evaluation Specialists; Conducts and may lead applied research and evaluation studies, assessments, cost-benefit analysis, and studies and activities with similar methodologies in relation to agency and departmental programs, policies, services, and community needs; Collaborates with others on research and evaluation studies and other analyses on a variety of agency programs, policies, and services using quantitative and qualitative methods; Performs basic and advanced statistical analyses and qualitative data analyses; Prepares reports and required documentation for grants including annual and biannual reports; submits reports to funders; Prepares reports, briefs, papers, publications, presentations, and other materials outlining research and evaluation activities, including background summaries of relevant literature, methodologies, results, and recommendations that can be used by various audiences; Acts as a departmental resource on questions related to relevant research projects; Monitors relevant policies and legislation from the National, Federal, State, and local jurisdictions to report on their impact on programs/services and clients; Designs and conducts interviews, focus groups, surveys, researches and evaluates existing data sets, and performs statistical analysis; Analyzes, interprets, and summarizes research and evaluation findings, relevant legislation impacting programs and services, and policy implications; Conducts structured literature reviews and policy analysis using academic databases and mainstream search engines on topics relevant to the research and evaluation studies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master's Degree or higher in Business Administration, Biostatistics, Criminal Justice, Epidemiology, Health Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field. and Two (2) years of full-time experience conducting research, evaluation, or related activities in an academic or professional setting. Experience must include participating in one (1) academic or professional research project that contributed to the dissemination of findings through publication or one (1) professional presentation. A Doctoral Degree in Business Administration, Biostatistics, Criminal Justice, Epidemiology, Health Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Social Sciences, Statistics, or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Sections 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers (DSWs), including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: Current trends in relevant research in the field and evaluation of programs, and services, and direct client service delivery; Best evidence-based practices and web-based resources, including knowledge of the academic literature and policies relevant to field of study; Quantitative and qualitative research and/or evaluation methods, design, interviewing protocols, instrument design, sampling, data collection, etc.; Practices and techniques of administrative and statistical analysis and report preparation; Database conventions and performance measures; English usage, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Common computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets; Standard and statistical software applications. Ability to: Use research findings to recommend best practices for agency programs and services and to inform policy recommendations; Research, compile, monitor, and analyze data and interpret results; Prepare, and present data related to research and evaluation findings to a broad audience of stakeholders; Use qualitative and quantitative research methods in a public and direct service settings; Assist in writing and preparing grant applications; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures; Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with a minimum amount of supervision; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contact in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and representatives of other agencies. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to conduct a broad and complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic functions using epidemiologic and statistical methods; to lead epidemiologic investigations and data projects for the prevention and control of specific communicable and chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions; may assist in the planning and development of health programs and policies, surveillance systems, and strategies aimed at controlling and preventing disease; and may lead lower-level professional Epidemiologists. Typical Tasks Serves as a lead in the monitoring of the health of county residents and health disparities between populations in a timely and effective manner; Leads epidemiologic investigations using established scientific and technical methods and practices to identify and evaluate a wide range of health conditions and underlying determinants within an assigned program area; Performs epidemiologic functions, including the collection, description, analysis, and reporting of health, demographic, and other data using epidemiologic methods; Plans, directs, oversees, and manages outbreak and other public health investigations of diseases and other conditions through the development of instruments for data collection and analysis using the most current statistical techniques commonly used in epidemiologic evaluations; Leads or directs population-based health assessments applying both quantitative and qualitative research methods, which may include data collection in the field; Conducts, oversees, and evaluates the design, development, and management of surveillance systems, surveys, survey tools, and health needs assessments for the collection of surveillance data; Researches, develops, and maintains surveillance plans; oversees the development and maintenance of surveillance plans by lower-level professional epidemiologists; Monitors, analyzes, and reports on Federal, State, and local data and other information sources to identify health trends, emerging public health threats and problems, and progress towards meeting specific benchmarks and targets; determines feasibility of, and approach to, epidemiologic investigations to address findings; Oversees the design, management and maintenance, matching, evaluation, and use of databases for all epidemiologic functions; Develops research questions, formulates and tests hypotheses, conducts and oversees literature reviews and studies that support the design of programs, policy development, publications, and evaluation activities; Prepares reports from analyses of data from surveillance, health assessments, research, and evaluation using epidemiologic, demographic, and behavioral science analytic techniques and other research and evaluation methods, as needed; Collects and provides data used in the control, detection, and prevention of diseases and other health conditions, in the evaluation of health programs, and in grant preparation; Conduct descriptive and advanced statistical analyses in the course of epidemiologic or other investigations using epidemiologic, statistical, and data visualization tools and software; Conducts and oversees advanced statistical modeling, including predictive modeling, cost-benefit analyses, return on investment analyses, and other advanced analysis, as needed; Prepares, writes, edits, reviews, and approves written and oral reports, posters, data visualizations, presentations, and other materials that communicate necessary information to professional audiences, policy makers, and the general public using appropriate communication platforms and approaches; Works as a liaison to outside data-generating entities and maintains partnerships for sharing and using data; Consults on technical problems where solutions may not conform to established protocols and may require the modification of approaches or applications in a specialty area; Participates in the creation of the epidemiologic unit's vision in support of the agency's strategic and operational plans; Presents epidemiological research data and findings to a wide range of professionals, policy makers, community planning groups, conferences, and research meetings; May develop requests for proposals and contracts for data analysis and evaluation projects, and may direct and review contract work; Develops recommendations for evidence-based strategies and disease control measures in response to epidemiologic findings within an appropriate cultural and social framework; May act as a lead for Epidemiologists and other staff; Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to public health programs and outside partners on data quality, data collection methods, tool development, analysis, reporting, and the use of epidemiologic data; Leads the development and operationalization of emerging and transformational data projects, technologies, and tools; Ensures that accurate records and files related to work performed are documented and secured; Participates in writing grants and other funding proposals; Monitors and maintains ethical, privacy, and security issues related to health data; Provides technical guidance for and quality checks on the work of lower-level professional epidemiologists; Develops systems and procedures to ensure data quality, accuracy, validity, and reliability; Trains, on-boards, coaches, and provides technical assistance to lower-level professional epidemiologists and supports development of subject matter expertise in the epidemiology of multiple public health focus areas; Organizes, facilitates, and presents department projects and assessments to various community workgroups, advisory groups, or steering committees; Reviews and approves data that supports response to public inquiries and fulfills media-related and other stakeholders' data requests; Serves on appropriate committees and/or work groups and programs to plan and execute surveillance and epidemiology projects; Conducts studies designed to identify segments of the population at greatest risk of acquiring specific diseases or other health conditions, and to identify risk factors associated with each; Utilizes culturally-sensitive epidemiologic practices and methodologies; Performs public health investigations of diseases and other conditions; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field and Four (4) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health safety entity, healthcare delivery setting, or academic institution; OR Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field and Six (6) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health or healthcare delivery setting, or internships/fellowships or assistant research positions in an academic setting; OR Two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Epidemiologist II in the County of Santa Clara. A Doctoral Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required epidemiology work experience. A healthcare delivery setting is defined as a place that provides diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, or rehabilitation care services, to an individual and/or population. Special Requirements: Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of lead supervision and project management; Performance management and quality improvement principles and tools; Principles and practices of epidemiology,including investigation, research, and communicable and chronic disease control and prevention in the community; Grant proposal writing and funding sources; Epidemiology within an area of emphasis traditionally found within a public health system, such as aging, infectious disease, environmental health and toxicology, cancer, injury, chronic disease, maternal/child health, etc.; Principles and practices of biostatistics; Research methodology and preparation of scientific research reports; Theories, intervention techniques, policies, and principles of preventive health care; Health and social determinants of health indicators; Advanced analytical and interpretative skills, statistical techniques, and evaluation principles; Surveillance database and data systems development, management, maintenance, and analysis; Academic databases used in conducting literature reviews; Analytical, statistical, programming, geographic mapping, data visualization, or business intelligence software applications or tools used for epidemiology; Data warehousing process, open data technology, and informatics relative to the field of epidemiology; Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and policies governing data reporting requirements, and data element standardization and analysis; Standard office practices and procedures, and use of common computer applications and equipment. Ability to: Develop pertinent research questions necessary to monitor the health of the population; Lead and train lower-level epidemiologists in the operation and use of epidemiology data and analysis; Prepare grant applications and funding sources; Apply and direct basic and advanced epidemiology concepts and methods across a range of public health content areas, such as infectious disease, chronic disease, maternal/child health, social determinants of health, environmental health, etc.; Lead and direct epidemiologic assessments, including data collection, analysis, and reporting, and present findings using multiple formats; Apply research methodology in the collection of quantitative and qualitative data; Apply and direct others in using the appropriate statistical, mapping, and informatics software to compile data, create reports and maps, and perform related tasks; Research and integrate data from various sources to create data sets as needed; Read, interpret, and conduct advanced data analysis from multiple data sources; Assess and understand stakeholders' needs and develop the necessary deliverables to meet those needs; Organize projects and manage time effectively, applying independent judgment and initiative; Analyze and solve problems logically; Apply principles of good ethical/legal practice as they relate to study design and data collection and dissemination; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and agencies and interact with the public in a courteous manner; Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to various audiences. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within the Sheriff's Office Correctional facility, and to transport inmates from the Sheriff's Office Correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County; to supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and to assist in the correction of anti-social attitudes and behaviors. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility, which extends throughout California when engaged in duties described in Penal Code Section 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 10 , 2022. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Supervises the conduct of inmates in living quarters, during meals and bathing, at recreation, and on work assignments; Maintains security of inmates by taking periodic counts and by surveillance of activities; Supervises groups of inmates assigned to the shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and ensures that the work is performed properly; Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband; Books arrestees into jail, including recording custody information and inventorying personal property; orients new inmates to rules, regulations, and responsibilities; Releases inmates from custody on proper authority; Admits visitors with proper credentials within authorized regulations and advises on rules and procedures; Reports unauthorized absences and escapes; Recommends assignment to work furlough program or more secure confinement; Responds to emergencies and circumstances requiring immediate attention; Motivates inmates to modify their antisocial attitudes and behavior; Reports infractions of rules and regulations and irregular and suspicious occurrences, and issues citations of infractions; Prepares written reports on the work, conduct, and habits of inmates and their adjustment; writes incident logs and criminal reports; Transports and escorts inmates to court, between facilities, or to other locations; Maintains security within the correctional facility and prevents escapes, physically restrains inmates when necessary, conducts perimeter checks of the facility, and performs headcount; Conducts warrant and warrantless misdemeanor or felony arrests of persons within the County's detention facilities; Answers inquiries concerning corrections procedures; Supervises inmate visitation; Performs business and record keeping functions, including monetary transactions, computer operations, and processing of booking files, bail/fine monies, and court paperwork; Participates in honor guard assignments and other community relations activities; Collects, organizes, interprets, and analyzes a variety of information to determine an appropriate and reasonable course of action; Conducts recruitments and makes other public appearances; Applies first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques, as needed; Conducts recruitment background investigations; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May appear in court to testify; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a current (within the last three (3) years) California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certificate. Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.). Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity, and time of offense. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current STC or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. County employees in the Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances, including, but not limited to, those regulating the care, treatment, and custody of a diverse population of inmates, the operation of a correctional facility, and relevant sections of the Penal, Welfare and Institutions, and Business and Professions codes; Investigative procedures, methods, and techniques; Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population; Reasonable accommodations related to cognitive and physical disabilities of incarcerated individuals in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA); First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.); Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the detention of inmates; Control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups in the performance of work projects and in handling personal problems; Accurately observe, recall, and document inmate behavior; Prepare clear and concise reports; Communicate effectively with individuals of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds; Make forcible arrests; Understand and follow written and oral instructions; Use and maintain equipment and supplies; Effectively handle hostile and aggressive behaviors; Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; Participate in investigation of crimes, accidents, or other incidents, as needed; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Perform a variety of physical tasks; Wear and operate equipment that may include emergency apparatus; Adapt to work environment; Work required hours and assigned shifts; Meet firearms qualifications, as required; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies; Exercise sensitivity, empathy, impartiality, conscientiousness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and emotional control; Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under direction, to provide individual and group counseling to assist clients with personal, employment, educational and social adjustment problems. Some of the positions may require bi-lingual skills, and some of the positions may require CAADAC credentials. There could be openings for Full Time, Part Time, and/or Extra help employment. Please select all employment times you are interested in working. * * * * * * * * * * * * IMPORTANT * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * EXAMINATION DATES: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online written examination tentatively scheduled for the week of August 30, 2022. Qualifying candidates will be notified via email with instructions for taking the online examination. 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 Conducts intake interviews to obtain client's personal, social, health and emotional history; Develops an orientation and treatment/recovery plan and conducts intensive individual and group motivational, intervention and rehabilitative counseling; Organizes group participation in recreational activities and group encounters; Assesses progress of client on a continuous basis and modifies counseling program to meet goals agreed upon; Consults with the program staff involved with the client's treatment/recovery; Provides counseling and guidance to family members of client; Provides outreach counseling and makes referrals for supportive services; Makes follow-up contacts to check on the client's rehabilitative progress; Conducts community informational seminars and serves as liaison between the program and other community agencies concerned with the client's treatment; Assists in the orientation and training of program staff; Prepares letters, case records, and reports as required; Attends staff meetings and in-service training sessions; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge of: Needs and problems of the population to which the incumbent is assigned; Treatment and counseling techniques used with the population to which the incumbent is assigned. These may include client-centered group and individual counseling, family systems, crisis intervention, relapse prevention, rational emotive therapy, and adjunct support group strategies; role-playing, psycho-drama, transactional analysis, behavior modification, gestalt psychology, and recreational therapy; Social and legal aspects related to the specific population; Dual diagnosed clients; Techniques and dynamics of individual and group therapy; Confidentiality restrictions; General knowledge of community resources available for treatment of assigned clients. Ability to: Apply the techniques used in individual and group therapy; Obtain and record social, educational and work histories; Write clear, accurate and concise reports and interpret data; Conduct family counseling; Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of clients including those of varied ethnic and social backgrounds; Establish effective working relationships with program staff and others contacted in the course of the work. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to assist a Physical Therapist by administering patient treatment within the parameters of a specific treatment plan, to assist with modifying treatment plans and to act as a clinical instructor for Physical Therapist Assistant students and interns. The established list will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This list will also be used for temporary (extra help) opportunities. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate questions. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Higher Risk 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 Under direction of a Physical Therapist: Directs and assists patients in performing therapeutic exercises such as passive, active and resistive exercises either manually or by using resistive devices; Instructs and assists patients in practicing various functional activities; Instructs patients in use of assistive devices (canes, walkers, crutches) and other aspects of gait training; Applies therapeutic modalities such as ultrasound, hot and cold packs, and whirlpool; Applies orthotics, prosthetics, corsets and elastic bandages; Informs Physical Therapist regarding patient progress and suggests modifications to treatment plan program; Participates in division and service meetings; Instructs patient and family regarding prescribed home program; Acts as clinical instructor for Physical Therapist Assistant students and interns; Maintains working area and equipment in a clean and orderly state; May conduct Graded Exercise (GXT) tests, monitor blood pressure and pulse or debride and dress wounds (depending on area of assignment); Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards A license to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in California, or status as a Physical Therapist Assistant license applicant, issued by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: Normally a candidate would acquire the qualifications listed below to the degree necessary in this class through two years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant and through clinical continuing education programs beyond the normal two year program required for state certification. Knowledge of: Therapeutic modalities used in physical therapy; Procedures for gait training; Procedures for a standard range of therapeutic exercises for increasing strength, range-of-motion and endurance; Body mechanics and techniques for functional activities; Equipment and assistive devices used in physical therapy. Ability to: Work effectively and communicate clearly with severely impaired patients who may not comprehend or be receptive to verbal instructions; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Apply clinical instructional skills in training PTA students and interns; Exercise good judgment in assessing the progress of patients and making recommendations to the Physical Therapist; Reach, grasp, manipulate and carry a variety of objects; Assist, support, lift and transfer patients. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under close supervision, and in a learning capacity, to assist in the performance of analytical work in a County department; to perform research on a wide variety of special projects as required. Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online written examination tentatively scheduled for the week of September 19, 2022. The examination instructions will be sent via the email address attached to your application. Typical Tasks Assists in conducting research studies or performs elementary research; Gathers and assembles simple data involving limited variables which requires minimum discretion or judgment in what is gathered; Makes structured mathematical and statistical calculations; Makes simple comparative analyses of technical data; Assists in the more routine, technical phases of special studies, surveys, investigations and research projects; Prepares graphic charts; answers routine correspondence and inquiries from the public and county employees; Assists in providing administrative control over clerical and technical staff assigned to the central administrative services operation; Assists in developing departmental clerical and fiscal procedures and policies; Assists in analyzing office methods, procedures and forms; Assists in developing recommendations for improvement of procedures and coordination of departmental functions; Assists in conducting studies and preparing reports; Assists in developing and maintaining departmental operating or procedures manuals; Assists with the preparation and administration of contracts and the preparation of grant applications; Assists in conducting special projects related to developmental administrative services; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the above typical tasks, and possession of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units). Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering and formulating recommendations, and report writing may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Special Requirements: Some positions may require possession of valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization. Some positions may require Live Scan as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Statistical research and data collection techniques and procedures; Office procedures including the maintenance of records; Principles of mathematical and statistical computations; Effective communication and interviewing techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation; Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Ability to: Collect, assemble, and analyze simple technical data; Communicate and interact in situations requiring instruction, persuasion, and motivating people; Prepare and present clear and concise reports; Speak effectively and participate in group meetings and individual interviews with the general public and county officials at various levels of authority; Follow oral and written directions; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 8/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under direct supervision, to be trained to counsel, educate, and inform individuals and families, at risk for inherited genetic disorders and birth defects about the medical, scientific, and psychological resources available to them, to promote an understanding of birth disorders, to adapt to the risk or condition and to make informed choices. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Higher Risk Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org . Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/scvmc LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvmc #INDVMC Typical Tasks Establishes a mutually agreed upon genetic counseling agenda with the patient and their family; Elicits and obtains family history and medical information, including pregnancy development; Assists in providing professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions posing potential risks to their children; Recommends medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects; Educates and explains technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations; Assists in coordinating communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions; Supports in-patient and out-patient care and at satellite clinics; Assists in charting, reporting, coordinating and categorizing clinical testing and test results that are approved by the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Responds to scheduled genetic counseling appointments with individuals/families in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field, and eligible for Board Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, and possession of a temporary Genetic Counselor license issued by the California Department of Public Health and one (1) year supervised clinical training in a hospital setting assisting with Genetic Counselor responsibilities. Special Certification and License requirement Board Certification by the American board of Genetic Counseling must be obtained within two (2) years of hire to maintain licensure as stipulated by State of California Department of Health, or vacate the position. Knowledge of: Common and uncommon inherited disorders and detectable conditions; Effective counseling session structure; Counseling techniques sensitive toward individuals and families at risk of genetic disorders that promotes individual choice on various treatment options; Benefits and risks of noninvasive screening or invasive diagnostic testing; Individual case management and collaborates with multidisciplinary health professionals to promote patient care; Community agencies and State support services; Age specific competencies required of infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Common office computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to : Obtain and interpret family medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence; Identify and respond to issues and problems effectively and in a timely manner; Maintain confidentiality; listen and obtain clarification to ensure that instructions/requests are fully comprehended; Assist in educating individuals, families about inherited genetic disorders or birth defects and the medical testing, scientific research, psychological resources and other options available; Counsel patients and families to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or birth health condition; Translate complex language of genomic medicine into understandable terms; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals, families and medical professionals; Maintain State of California required credentials and certifications; Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of business. Special requirement : Travel to and provide services at satellite clinics as required. Closing Date/Time: 8/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to counsel, support, educate and inform individuals and families, with or at risk of inherited genetic disorders and birth defects about the medical, scientific, and psychological resources available to them, to promote an understanding of birth disorders, to adapt to the risk or condition and to make informed choices. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Higher Risk Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org . Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/scvmc LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvmc Typical Tasks Establishes a mutually agreed upon genetic counseling agenda with the patient and their family; Elicits and obtains family history and medical information, including pregnancy development; Provides professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions which pose potential risks to their children; Recommends medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects; Educates and explains technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations; Coordinates communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions; Provides direct in-patient and out-patient care and at satellite clinics; Charts, reports, coordinates and categorizes clinical testing and test results that are approved by the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Supervises and teaches genetic counseling interns; Educates medical students, nurses, residents and fellows, research, community outreach and multi-disciplinary clinic development regarding genetic services and current medical genetic updates; Responds to scheduled genetic counseling appointments with individuals/families in a timely manner; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field and possession and maintenance of a valid certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensure by the California Department of Health as a Genetic Counselor. Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are attained through three (3) years of experience working as a Genetic Counselor equivalent to Genetic Counselor I at Valley Medical Center. Knowledge of: Principles of supervision, training and instructional methods; Clinical expertise in area of specialty; Common and uncommon inherited disorders and detectable conditions; Effective counseling session structure; Counseling techniques sensitive toward individuals and families at risk of genetic defects or birth disorders, that promotes individual choice on various treatment options; Benefits and risks of noninvasive screening or invasive diagnostic testing; Individual case management and collaborates with multidisciplinary health professionals to promote patient care; Community agencies and State support services; Age specific competencies required of infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Common office computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Ability to : Supervise and assign the work of interns; Obtain and interpret family medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or re-occurrence; Work in collaboration with health professionals to assist families facing prenatal genetic abnormalities and birth defects; Identify and respond to issues and problems effectively and in a timely manner; Maintain confidentiality; listen and obtain clarification to ensure that instructions/requests are fully comprehended; Educate individuals, families and medical professionals about inherited genetic disorders or birth defects and the medical testing, scientific research, psychological resources and other options available; Counsel patient and families to promote informed choices and adaptation to the risk or birth health condition; Translate complex language of genomic medicine into understandable terms; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals, families and medical professionals; Maintain State of California required license credentials and certifications; Establish effective relationships with those contacted in the course of business. Special requirement : Travel to and provide services at satellite clinics as required. Closing Date/Time: 8/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide a variety of routine clerical, laboratory and/or field support functions for an assigned area with the Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency. ***************IMPORTANT*************** EXAMINATION DATES: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination that will be conducted online through a secure third party, tentatively scheduled for the week of September 5, 2022. Qualifying candidates will be notified with examination instructions via the email address attached to their application. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Department-specific determination based on each specific position Typical Tasks Conducts surveys and gathers statistical data; Interviews businesses for requisite permitting; Assists with permit referrals, payments and/or overdue invoices; Reviews and categorizes properties into specific classifications; Enters data into computer system; creates and maintains spreadsheets; Collects, organizes and prepares samples for testing or shipping according to prescribed standards and practices; Accepts items that may contain chemicals or other hazardous materials; Participates in job-specific training; Performs various general clerical duties, such as scanning, copying and filing, including maintaining filing system and record keeping; Maintains and ensures sanitary conditions of CEPA facilities and mosquito colonies according to departmental standards, policies and procedures; Prepares a variety of forms and related documents; Receives, stores, inventories and maintains the status of supplies and equipment, including releasing and/or destroying items and products; Promotes public awareness by creating and distributing outreach materials; provides assistance and information to the public relating to the functions, services and programs of the department; Participates in meetings or events; May act as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through the possession of a high school diploma or equivalent; AND One (1) year of work experience performing a variety of clerical duties requiring frequent interaction with the general public; OR One (1) year of experience requiring public contact in a field services and record keeping environment; OR One (1) year combination of the two. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Authorization. Knowledge of: Storeroom methods and procedures used in receipt, inventory, storage and issuance of supplies; Interviewing techniques; Office practices and procedures, including filing systems and record keeping; Basic mathematics; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; Methods and techniques used to gather, organize and arrange data; Basic computer use and common office applications; Principles of delivering quality customer service; Telephone procedures and etiquette. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Understand written and oral instructions; Prepare concise reports; Maintain accurate and detailed records; Interpret, apply and communicate regulations, procedures and ordinances to the public and staff; Learn the practices in the transportation, processing, treatment, recycling and disposal of hazardous materials or chemicals; Establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative working relationship with those contacted in the course of work; Identify, control and dispose of hazardous waste and recommend corrective action; Interpret and enforce applicable Federal, State and local laws, policies, codes, ordinances and regulations; Exercise independent judgment and work with minimal supervision. Physical Requirements Work in the field, sometimes under adverse/inclement weather and environmental conditions; Lift up to 50 pounds; Some positions may require the use of a respirator in accordance with Cal/OSHA standards and incumbents must meet respiratory protection program requirements: May be required to work, as assigned on schedules that may include Saturdays, Sundays and non-traditional work hours. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes, and the apprehension of law violators; to provide security to the Superior Court and the service of civil process issued by the Court; and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. The Deputy Sheriff - Lateral recruitment is for applicants who currently work or have worked at a California POST-approved law enforcement agency performing duties of a Peace Officer with a separation date within three years of application date OR who have successfully completed a California POST-certified Regular Basic Course (standard or modular format) within three years of the application date and possess a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate, or possess a valid re-qualification certificate if the original certification has expired. Those seeking to start a career in law enforcement, who do not meet the above criteria, should refer to the Deputy Sheriff Cadet - Unclassified job bulletin. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2022. Typical Tasks he following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crimes; Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents; Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene, and gathering and preserving physical evidence; Appears in court to testify; Prepares 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; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units). Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of an active (within the last three (3) years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate; Current First Aid and CPR certificates; Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current POST or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances; Modern police practices and procedures; Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence; Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population; Self-defense tactics; First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); Geography of local area; Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Acquire, retain, and apply police knowledge, procedures, and departmental policies; Express oneself clearly and concisely in English, both in writing and orally, and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers, and supervisors; Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community; Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Project authority; De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors; Observe accurately; Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance, and agility; Use and care for specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand-held radios; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing, and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected. Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam. We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application. It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application. The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results. We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 10 , 2022 . A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run. When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1. Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs. Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years. APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. * Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Under medical direction, to operate and maintain electroencephalographic (EEG), evoked potential, nerve conduction electromyography and related equipment in order to conduct standard and special electroencephalographic and other clinical neurophysiologic examinations. The current part-time (0.5) position is located at O'Connor. However, the eligible list will be used for extra help at O'Connor Hospital and Valley Medical Center. Graduation from an EEG technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation o r three (3) years' experience in EEG and Evoked Potentials i s required for this position Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital providing the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358-bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93-bed acute care facility affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about County of Santa Clara Health System at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvmc Job Subscription | Sign Up Typical Tasks Operates, calibrates and makes minor repairs and/or adjustments to neurophysiological laboratory equipment; Recognizes artifacts and takes steps to eliminate the causes; Performs as a member of the surgical monitoring team while performing surgical monitoring in the area of electroencephalography and evoked potentials for Neurosurgery, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Orthopedic surgery; Recognizes and analyzes computer averaged electrical responses of the eyes, ears, and peripheral nerves and brain to appropriate stimuli; Selects appropriate electrode placement relevant to modality of evoked potential being utilized; Applies recording electrodes using standard 10-20 required measured positions on the patient's head and checks their performance with impedance meter; Selects recording electrode combination (montages) as well as special combinations of recording electrodes and stimulus electrodes; Obtains standard recordings; Performs complex and specialized examinations such as: geriatric, adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care monitoring, electrocorticography, and evoked potential studies; Assists chief technologist in training and orienting extra help and new technologists; Conducts short term and long term video monitoring using acquired skills in video monitoring and EEG testing techniques; Operates new EEG equipment involving intermediate and long term monitoring, including setting up and monitoring EEG on weekends, nights and in synchrony with sleep studies in the pediatric unit; Conducts initial evaluation in consultation with physician to assess amount of sedation required and determination of withdrawal of sedation; Teaches and monitors intensive care staff including neonatologists, pediatricians and neurosurgical staff, in long term monitoring of patients' EEG patterns; Assists physician during insertion of depth electrodes; Continually monitors and replays recorded EEG data to provide physicians with critical patient information in the setting of seizures and use of central nervous system medications; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Certification of registration as an Electroencephalographic Technologist by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists (ABRET). Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: the required knowledge and abilities are obtained through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent AND graduation from an EEG technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or three (3) years' experience in EEG and Evoked Potentials. Knowledge of: Major neurological, neurosurgical, psychiatric, toxic, and metabolic conditions or other factors which may affect cerebral electrical activity; The neuroanatomy (descriptive and functional) and neurophysiology of the central nervous system; Methods and techniques of obtaining standard range of various types of EEGs; Emergency procedures for care of acutely ill patients; First aid procedures for all types of seizures; Medications used by and for clinical neurophysiology patients, including sedatives; Significance of other neurodiagnostic studies (CAT, arteriogram, etc). Short and long term EEG video monitoring; Sedated patient assessment and sedation withdrawal; Ability to: Operate, calibrate, and make minor repairs and/or adjustments to laboratory equipment; Recognize artifacts and take steps to eliminate the causes; Work with patients safely and sympathetically, interview patients to obtain information, and gain patient's cooperation in the conducting of tests; Recognize unusual behavior patterns in patients and deal with emergency situations effectively; Assist physician with insertion of depth electrodes; Reply recorded EEG data and identify abnormalities; Keep routine records and maintain files; Learn to perform more complex and specialized examinations such as: intensive care monitoring, surgical monitoring, electrocorticography, evoked potential studies. Operate short term and long term video EEG equipment; Train hospital staff in EEG video monitoring techniques; Apply electrodes using collodian and wrapping patient's head; Assist physician during insertion of depth electrodes; Replay recorded EEG data and identify abnormalities. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting. This specialized recruitment is for Psychiatric Social Worker II positions dedicated to Ambulatory Primary Care at the Youth Center for Excellence and Advocacy and new Healthy Steps program at Valley Health Center Tully. The Psychiatric Social Worker IIs at the Youth Center for Excellence and Advocacy will have demonstrated experience working with pediatric and transitional age youth (ages 0-24) patients who have experienced significant trauma. Psychiatric Social Worker IIs in this role will need to possess all the Knowledge and Abilities listed in the specifications for this class, specifically for pediatric patients and their families/caregivers that have experienced significant trauma. The primary function of the Psychiatric Social Worker IIs in this role is to provide therapeutic services to patients in two programs: the Children's Advocacy Center Medical Clinic which provides forensic evaluations to survivors of sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect, and the SPARK Clinic which provides pediatric medical and dental care to children in the foster care system. Depending on the age of the child and needs of the child, services may include but are not limited to individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, family support, casework, and care coordination and education to the families/caregivers of the patients. The Psychiatric Social Worker IIs at Valley Health Center Tully will support pediatric patients ages 0-18 enrolled in the new HealthySteps program. Psychiatric Social Worker IIs in this role connect with and guide families during and between well-child visits as a part of the primary care team. They offer support for common and complex concerns that physicians often lack time to address, including feeding, behavior, sleep, attachment, parental depression, social determinants of health, and adapting to life with a baby or young child. Working alongside pediatricians in well-child visits, the Psychiatric Social Worker IIs will provide families with parenting guidance, support between medical visits, referrals, and care coordination to address their specific needs. Covid 19 Risk Tier- High Risk Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families; Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans; May participate in a group therapy program; Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client; Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric and/or milieu staff treatment teams; Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate; Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems; Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and two years of post graduate social work experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Knowledge of: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy; Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work; Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances; Theory and practice of community health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions; Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism; Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions; Do differential diagnosis; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data; Effectively use psychiatric consultation. Closing Date/Time: 8/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, provides psychological services in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients as assigned in a community program, correctional facility, primary care clinic, hospital and/or other clinical setting within the County of Santa Clara. This includes psychological assessment and diagnosis, psychotherapeutic interventions and treatments, disposition and planning of treatment, and neuropsychological and psychological consultation services and preparation of reports relating to diagnosis. The Custody Health Services Department is looking for talented Psychologists to fill multiple opportunities that are currently available. Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, mental health, and dental services to patients in custody at the 3 County Jail facilities: Main Jail, Elmwood and Juvenile Detention facilities. CHS provides on-site routine and urgent/emergent medical services at both Main Jail and Elmwood adult detention facilities in Santa Clara County. Health care of incarcerated men and women includes care of acute and chronic illness as well as preventative and specialty care. CHS also runs a 39 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The services are provided for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization. Juvenile Custody Health provides integrated medical services to justice involved youth housed in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch to include comprehensive pediatric medical, mental health, and dental care. One of the multiple positions available is Neuropsychological Assessment focused and will perform evaluations of adult patients. The ideal candidate(s) for this vacancy has neuropsychological assessment education, training, and experience. Psychologists who have completed recognized training in neuropsychology shall receive a differential of seven and a half percent (7.5%) above the employee's salary range and step when assigned in writing by a Chief Psychologist or Medical Director, to primarily perform, on a regular ongoing basis Neuropsychological Services in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and/or rehabilitation of patients across the lifespan with neurological, medical, neurodevelopmental and psychiatric conditions, as well as other cognitive and learning disorders. The selected candidate(s) must be able to obtain and maintain Department of Correction Security Clearance to work in locked facilities throughout the term of employment. COVID-19 Risk Tier - Higher Risk Typical Tasks Provides individual and/or group psychotherapy, health and behavioral intervention, and consulting services; Performs psychological work involving the examination, classification and diagnosis of patients, which may include diagnostic clinical interviews and the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of a wide range of psychological and neuropsychological, intelligence, aptitude, personality, and highly specialized assessments in the evaluation of patients; Prepares interpretive reports presenting diagnostic findings, interview findings, clinical evaluations and recommendations for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients; Develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates advanced clinical treatment programs to assist patients and staff in obtaining the maximum yield from the psychometric assessment, psychodiagnostic evaluation, psychotherapeutic intervention and treatment; Consults with other departments to develop triage and treatment programs for patients with complex and/or multi-layered medical, psychological and psychosocial needs; Collaborates with physicians in screening and evaluating patients for psychotropic medications, within the scope of practice; Provides consultation and clinical guidance to other mental health professionals, medical providers, care team members/care managers, and health educators on matters relating to mental health, health psychology and neuropsychology; Provides training and supervision of unlicensed doctoral psychology trainees; Participates in developing mental health procedures within assigned population or segments of the community; Works to identify and reduce risk factors for suicide, homicide, and chemical dependency; Conducts capacity evaluations, mental status examinations and completes conservatorship affidavits under the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act as well as probate conservatorship; Conducts evaluations, responds to subpoenas, and provides testimony in cases involving custody, guardianship, liability and/or personal injury; Participates in patient, family, and team debriefing; Performs special projects related to community outreach and public information duties, inter-agency liaison activities, and research projects; Collaborates with other psychologists working on special projects; May initiate, design, collaborate and report on psychological research or programs; May assist in the development of training programs for staff and interns; Participates in and may lead patient care review conferences; Completes administrative responsibilities related to intake/admissions, scheduling, authorization, documentation, billing and related areas required within the scope of work; Works with family members of patients, staff members, outside agencies, and community groups on a consultative basis; Participates in internal and external professional and educational activities to enhance personal and professional competence; Participates in Medical Staff committees as appropriate; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Doctoral level degree in Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education with a specialization in Counseling Psychology, or Education with a specialization in Educational Psychology per Section 2914 of the Business and Professions Code, preferably from an American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) accredited graduate program. AND Possession of a current, unrestricted, and valid license to practice psychology at the doctoral level issued by the California Board of Psychology. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County driver's authorization. Knowledge of: Principles of clinical supervision; Signs and symptoms of abnormal behavior, developmental, and psychiatric pathology, in child and/or adult populations; The current principles and methods of diagnosing and treating behavioral health disorders; Evidenced-based practices; Statistical procedures, research design, and methodology and their applications; Techniques of mental health consultation; Risk assessment and legal responsibilities related to suicidal and homicidal behavior; Federal, State, and County regulations and APA standards as they relate to patient treatment, patient rights and client/patient confidentially and other ethical issues; Cultural competency. Ability to: Exercise initiative and tact and balance competing demands and priorities for resources; Exercise analytical and problem solving skills; collect and evaluate data, develop solutions and make recommendations; Assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of illnesses common to the population served; Effectively and accurately interpret clinical data and make judgements regarding diagnosis and prognosis; Prepare appropriate supporting documentation for the treatment provided, including findings and recommendations; Maintain proficiency in psychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensory-motor function, language, learning and memory; Demonstrate appropriate patient crisis handling skills; Coordinate patient care in a complex, matrixed system of care; Work effectively and demonstrate sensitivity with culturally and ethnically diverse patient populations; Evaluate patient response to treatments and team interventions and take corrective action to meet and/or modify goals and improve effectiveness of patient response; Work effectively and independently within a team; Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; Maintain confidential records and reports; Effectively manage time, schedule and resources; Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and other health professionals. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to support and review patient records and billing information to ensure that all services of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center are captured and billed appropriately and to perform analytic studies and projects related to coordination, implementation, and maintenance of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's professional fee coding, education, and to support management in projects related to revenue generation, enhancement and control. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the County of Santa Clara. This may include full time, part time, and extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * IMPORTANT * * * * * * * * * * * * * * EXAMINATION: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an in-person written examination scheduled for the week of September 12, 2022. Qualifying candidates will be notified via email, when to sign up for a morning or afternoon test time. The exam will be conducted at 70 West Hedding, 8th Floor in San Jose. Learn more about the Santa Clara Health System - scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc COVID -19 Risk Tier - Lower Risk Typical Tasks Reviews services performed within the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System to ensure appropriateness of charges, and the accuracy of service coding by utilizing Common Physician Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), Relative Value Units (RVU) and International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modifications (ICD-CM); Assists providers to accurately capture revenue and provide professional fee coding expertise to department managers, nurses and physicians through ongoing provider education; Conducts concurrent audits for professional services; Performs concurrent documentation reviews of patient records to clarify conditions/diagnoses and procedures; Queries physicians regarding missing, unclear, or conflicting documentation related to diagnosis and procedure codes as documented by provider Answers professional coding questions regarding specific documentation in compliance with governmental and third-party payer guidelines; Serves as an institutional subject matter expert and resource for interpretation and application of coding rules and regulations pertaining to professional services and third party guidelines; Assists in the development of provider education curriculum and training materials; including new governmental and third party payor requirements; Develops effective relationships with hospital departments, clinics and medical staff, as well as peers at other similar institutions and professional organizations; Participates in revenue cycle meetings, providing data and information on coding in regards to reimbursement concerns; Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed State and Federal legislation and the impact it will have on coding/billing/, financial reporting and programs. Meets with Information Services Department to assist in resolving computer system problems; Compiles information and prepares reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist - Professional (CCS-P). Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities would be acquired by a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Revenue Control Analyst, Health Services Representative, Patient Business Services Clerk, Medical Administrative Assistant, Health Information Clerk, or related class plus one (1) year of experience in revenue control or related work with the ability to perform complex tasks independently -OR- Possession of an Associate's Degree or equivalent training in accounting, medical terminology, computer science and other areas listed in the knowledge and abilities and three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in a hospital accounting, billing, accounts receivable, or revenue control office. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of professional fee coding compliance; Personal computers and software applications to produce revenue generations projects and objectives; Principles of organization and administration; Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating, and conveying information; Medical terminology, relating to diseases and related treatments; Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), Relative Value Units (RVU), current International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modification (ICD-CM) and other medical coding resources; Medical Services and patient treatment, interrelationship and sequences of a comprehensive teaching hospital; Components and format of a medical record, including but not limited to laboratory findings, special tests, medications, etc.; Policies, procedures, and regulations relating to services performed; Coding regulations, laws, and reporting requirements common to the operation of California hospitals; Medicare, Medi-Cal and third party payer procedures common to medical billing; Data collection techniques. Ability to: Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with limited direction; Develop and implement an effective work flow process to maximize coding/charging accuracy while maintaining optimal productivity standards; Develop education curriculum and training materials; Prepare reports supporting recommendations; Define problem areas; Plan, coordinate, and initiate action necessary to implement recommendations or changes required by third party payers and legislative action; Perform research regarding specific techniques of procedures performed as well as understanding the concept of the CPT codes being assigned; Collect, assemble, analyze, and present technical data; Speak effectively and participate in group meetings; Follow oral and written directions; Interact with hospital and other personnel with issues related to hospital rates, reimbursement requirements, professional fee coding compliance, and other issues with third party payer representative, monitors, and the public; Maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, including department managers, physicians, and hospital administration; Learn new information and more complex tasks involved in hospital revenue; Function under stress of strict deadlines or confrontational situation; Deal cooperatively, tactfully, and effectively with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 8/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The Program Manager II - Claims Production Manager is within the Valley Health Plan's Claims Unit. This position is responsible for overseeing and managing complex health plan claims operations, including claims production. This position will assist with special projects and focus on ensuring Valley Health Plan meets various regulatory compliance requirements with encountered data reporting, quality assurance, production audits, claims adjudication, and accurate and timely payments to medical providers. In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate will possess the following: Work experience in a managed care organization. Work experience with QNXT claims processing system. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; Principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 8/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The Probation Department is currently recruiting for one full-time Program Manager II position. Reporting to the Program Manager III - Juvenile Services and Institutions Program Development, Coordination and Collaboration, this Program Manager II will plan, develop, direct, coordinate, supervise, and manage violence reduction focused activities through a comprehensive strategy focused on strengthening Probation Department programs and services. This position will develop and implement a strategic plan and framework and evaluate progress in meeting priorities set forth by the Probation Executive Team. In addition to the employment standards, candidates must also have experience in the following three areas: Application of research, best practices, or policies in the areas of juvenile justice, criminal justice, or social services while managing or directing programs in closely related field (public health, education, public policy, law) Strategic planning Facilitating partnerships with multi-disciplinary stakeholder groups COVID-19 risk level: Low risk Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; Principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to coordinate and monitor patient transport services and activities through timely and accurate dispatch of transportation requests; and to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and established policies and procedures. Current vacancies are located at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. However, the eligible list will be used for future vacancies, as they occur, as well as for Extra-Help (Temporary) assignments. COVID-19 Risk Tier - High Risk Learn more about us and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Website I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Facebook I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital LinkedIn | Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Job Subscription | Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Monitors the transport functions and Patient Transporters, ensuring timely and efficient completion of tasks; Prioritizes dispatching assignments to the appropriate personnel; Continuously monitors response times and productivity to improve patient transport performance through timely dispatching of patient transport requests; Functions as a liaison and assists in coordinating patient transport activities and services with other departments; May lead subordinate staff, including orienting and training new staff, and reviewing and coordinating transport assignments; Assists in analyzing workload trends and staffing levels and makes recommendations, as appropriate; Interacts with nursing and other support departments to ensure the quality and timely delivery of service to patients, physicians, visitors, and staff; Ensures proper operation of communication device hardware and software programs and systems; Maintains a safe, healthy, and orderly work environment and ensures that dispatch equipment is in good, clean working condition; Assists in resolving problems related to patient, visitor, staff, or employee complaints and recommends and participates in solutions to ongoing problems or trends; Identifies problems and assists in resolution by making recommendations; Keeps manager/supervisor informed of activities, needs, and/or concerns; Keeps accurate transport records and prints reports upon request; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to high school graduation, and Two (2) years of patient transportation experience in an institutional healthcare or equivalent setting (e.g., hospital or clinic). Knowledge of: Office practices and procedures, including filing systems; Patient identification protocols; Customer service principles and interpersonal skills; Computer systems and applications; Lead practices, principles, and techniques; Dispatching systems and equipment; Patient transport practices, procedures, and protocols, including scheduling and coordinating transports; Recordkeeping practices. Ability to: Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments; Schedule, assign, and review the work of others; Compose correspondence independently or from brief instructions; Organize and maintain accurate records and files; Adhere to standards, policies, and procedures of the hospital and follow safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors, and other employees, including Federal, State, TJC (The Joint Commission), OSHA, and CDC, and Universal Precautions and hazardous material guidelines; Apply effective verbal and listening communication skills; Utilize a self-dispatching system, when required; Perform the duties of a Patient Transporter, when necessary; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Physical Requirements May stand and walk for long periods of time and exercise a moderate amount of physical exertion, stamina, and manual dexterity in the handling of patients and equipment; May assist, support, lift, and transfer patients and/or heavy objects in a safe manner. Closing Date/Time: 8/17/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to assist the Mental Health professional staff by performing a variety of support tasks involving the diagnosis and treatment of mental health clients in mental health centers, the home or community setting. Please Note: Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online written examination tentatively scheduled for the week of August 30, 2022. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: www.scvmc.org , https://oconnor.verity.org/OCH/ , https://stlouise.verity.org/SLRH Follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Observes clients in individual and group settings to obtain information regarding the individual's basic mental health related needs or problems; Develops a thorough understanding of the Mental Health system of care, and how to assist appropriate individuals to access this system; Assists professional staff as needed in dealing with crisis situations; Assists professional staff as needed in the evaluation of client behavior; Reads client's case histories and intake data to become familiar with their needs, problems, and progress; Confers with professional staff members in order to evaluate client's needs and problems and to review treatment plans and client progress; Arranges for or provides transportation of clients; May see clients in their homes or in community settings; Coordinates access to benefits, medical services, independent living skills, correctional system, community resources, other regulatory agencies, housing, educational and employment services and prepares relevant documentation; Participates in case discussions at staff meetings to provide feedback regarding treatment and to suggest specific courses of actions; Identifies and organizes community members interested in mental health issues and encourages them to participate in community focused mental health planning; Serves as a resource person to consumers regarding various community programs by providing information and linkage to the programs; May speak to community groups regarding mental health problems, mental health resources, and programs and encourages their active participation and cooperation; Ensures that follow-up treatment or service is made available to clients; Assists in gathering data for program evaluation and research; Assists in the planning of new mental health programs; Participates in the instruction, orientation, and assignment of work to Community Workers; May act as interpreter in contacts involving non-English speaking residents; Attends on-the-job-training sessions; Attends appropriate staff and in-service meetings; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Education or experience that directly demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities with training and experience equivalent to two years experience comparable to a Community Worker -PLUS- 30 semester units in Mental Health or a related field such as Behavioral or Social Sciences, Health, Probation, Alcohol & Drug, Social Work. One additional year of experience as a Community Worker dealing with mental health clients may substitute for the education. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment. Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of mental health disorders and mental health treatments; Routine rehabilitation techniques in both individual and group situations; Principles and practices of supervision; General departmental procedures and policies; Available community resources; Ability to: Work effectively with professional and other staff members; Explain detailed instructions through interaction in individual or group situations; Instruct, orient, and supervise the work of subordinate personnel; Plan programs of moderate complexity; Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and other community residents; Record and maintain accurate records. Closing Date/Time: 8/17/2022 11:59 PM Pacific