County of Santa Clara

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

Mission

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

Core Values

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

 

69 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
Under immediate supervision, troubleshoots, repairs, tests and prepares mechanical and/or electronic voting machines in the Office of the Registrar of Voters, prior to and after elections and participates in and may lead staff in the processing of materials for elections and the storage and delivery of a variety of materials in a large warehouse. Typical Tasks Maintains, repairs and prepares the County's mechanical and/or electronic voting machines for election use;   Inspects the mechanical and/or electronic machines of the County's voting system to ensure that they are functioning properly;   Troubleshoots and identifies the parts of mechanical and/or electronic voting machine;   Removes faulty parts from the mechanical and/or electronic voting machines and replaces them with new ones;   Tests the components and their new parts to ensure that they function properly;   Loads and unloads stock from delivery vehicles;   Unpacks, stores, and rearranges supplies;   Operates forklifts and other materials handling equipment;   Assists the supervisor in arranging facilities for optimum use in receiving, storing, issuing and delivery duties;   Contacts vendors, departments, and other agencies concerning materials and/or delivery dates;   Assists the supervisor in maintaining proper stock levels and inventory methods;   Contributes to the updating of practices and procedures;   Creates and maintains a database for tracking inventory, retrieval of information and maintenance of computer files;   May assist in leading or participate in a mass mailing;   Assists in assigning leading, and participating in manual tasks in a large warehouse;   Procures a variety of items, including parts for voting systems;   May lead, monitor or participate in the delivery and recovery of mechanical and/or electronic voting machines;   Researches and requests bids for supplies and services;   Ensures compliance with established workplace safety standards, personally and by subordinate staff;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years of warehouse work experience.   Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.   Special Requirements: Possession of a forklift operator's certification within six (6) months of appointment or must vacate the position;   Ability and willingness to work irregular hours around elections. Knowledge of:    Methods used in the receipt, storage, and issuance or delivery of a wide variety of goods;   Working knowledge of forklifts and other heavy equipment used in large warehouses;   Modern office practices and procedures;   Basic computer use, computer terminals, printers, personal computers and other devices related to information systems. Ability to: Learn the concepts and terms applicable to the County's mechanical and/or electronic voting system;   Learn to maintain mechanical and/or electronic voting machines;   Learn the tools and test equipment used to troubleshoot, test, repair and maintain mechanical and/or electronic voting machines;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Interpret and communicate instructions to subordinate personnel;   Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships and work effectively with others;   Carry and move items that are moderately heavy or bulky and up to 50 pounds in weight;   Write and maintain logs of work performed and actions taken to fix mechanical and/or electronic voting machines;   Modify procedures when necessary. Closing Date/Time: 8/27/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to perform professional legal work in the Office of the District Attorney. There are four levels of Attorney in the District Attorney's Office.  Candidates who are referred for interview will be assessed as to the appropriate level if a job offer is made. Attorney I requires active membership in the California State Bar upon appointment. The salary for Attorney I is $53.43 - $56.11 hourly, $4,274.24 - $4,488.48 biweekly, $9,260.85 - $9,725.04 monthly and $111,130.24 - $116,700.48 annually. Attorney II requires active membership in the California State Bar upon appointment, and one year of experience as an Attorney I with Santa Clara County, or two years of experience in the full time practice of law in a government agency or in private practice.  The salary for Attorney II is $62.65 - $68.05 hourly, $5,012.00 - $5,444.08 biweekly, $10,859.33 - $11,795.51 monthly and $130,312.00 - $141,546.08 annually.   Attorney III requires active membership in the California State Bar upon appointment, and two years of experience as an Attorney II with Santa Clara County, or four years of experience in the full time practice of law in a government agency or in private practice.   The salary for Attorney III is $74.86 - $82.53 hourly, $5,988.80 - $6,602.48 biweekly, $12,975.73 - $14,305.37 monthly and $155,708.80 - $171,664.48 annually. Attorney IV requires active membership in the California State Bar upon appointment, and two years of experience as an Attorney III with Santa Clara County, or six years of experience in the full time practice of law in a government agency or in private practice. The salary for Attorney IV is $91.01 - $113.28 hourly, $7,280.64 - $9,062.00 biweekly, $15,774.72 - $19,634.33 monthly and  $189,296.64 - $235,612.00 annually. Upon appointment, candidates must either possess a valid California Driver's License or an ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation to carry out essential job-related functions. Eligible candidates must pass a background check to qualify for employment. Applications cannot be submitted without a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and completed supplemental questionnaire, and will be rejected if incomplete.  The writing excerpt must be NO LONGER THAN 10 PAGES and include your name as being the author. Applicants are strongly encouraged to file their application before the last day in order to avoid technical mishaps, such as internet connection issues.  The County of Santa Clara is not likely to accept responsibility for any late filings.  It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure official receipt. Employment Standards Active membership in the California State Bar is required upon appointment. * Experience as an attorney in a District Attorney's Office in another public agency may be considered equivalent for appointment or promotion in the corresponding District Attorney's Office in the County of Santa Clara. Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to plan, organize, administer, and manage the Environmental Services programs of the Health and Hospital System. Typical Tasks Manages environmental services programs including budget, purchasing, personnel, records, procedures analysis, policy development and office management;   Establish standards and work procedures for the environmental services staffs in accord with established policies;   Initiates and maintains quality assurance policies and procedures for effectiveness and efficiency, initiating changes as necessary to ensure compliance with laws, rules, and regulations of accrediting hospital bodies;   Plans work schedules and assigns hours and areas to insure adequate service for all areas of the Health and Hospital System campus and satellite facilities;   Establishes standards related to productivity and performance levels, and monitors compliance and reports regularly;   Conducts research and studies to improve environmental services technology, supplies and equipment and makes recommendations for purchases after completing analyses;   Interview, selects, hires, trains, evaluates and determines retention of personnel supervision;   Inspects and evaluate the physical condition of the hospital in order to recommend painting, repairs, and furnishings or replacements and makes corrective safety recommendations;   Serves on the Infection Control and other committees, as requested;   Confers with the Infection Control Nurse on matters related to infection control, and develops and implements appropriate procedures for infection control;   Acts as liaison with representatives of regulatory agencies in matters pertaining to the departments supervised;   Assumes other related responsibilities as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically acquired through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Administration or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible management experience in housekeeping services in an institutional setting. OR Possession of an Associate's degree and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible management experience in housekeeping services in an institutional setting. Possession of a valid certificate from the National Housekeeper's Association, Society for Healthcare Environmental Services or completion of an accredited course in institutional housekeeping is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and methods of office management and program record keeping;   Principles and methods of business administration and environmental services applicable to hospital and health care facilities including the subjects of budget preparation, personnel and labor relations, and fiscal management;   Administrative research and survey techniques;   Basic principles of accounting;   Institutional housekeeping automation and productivity tracking systems, processes, equipment, and materials;   Principles of supervision and training;   Federal, State, and TJC (The Joint Commission) regulations affecting environmental services. Ability to:   Administer and manage the housekeeping and laundry operations in a large hospital and clinics;   Learn and apply the Health and Hospital System's policies, regulations, and administrative procedures pertaining to environmental services;   Work independently in identifying and analyzing problems, evaluating alternatives and devising solutions in the context of the environmental services programs, and recommending changes in policy or operations;   Prepare reports relating to environmental service operations;   Communicate effectively, orally and in writing;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of Health and Hospital System employees and others encountered in the course of business. Closing Date/Time: 9/7/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Part Time
Under the clinical supervision of a Registered Nurse and direction of the Assistant Nurse Manager to assist with the final preparation of the operating room/procedure room prior to the surgery, handing instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during surgery and performing the follow - up procedures after surgery. The current vacancies are two (2) part-time position within Valley Medical Center's Operating Room Nursing Unit. 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 Scrubs for operations;  Hands sterile instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during an operation;  Participates in setting up an operating room prior to surgery;  Opens sterile packs and arranges instruments and supplies according to surgical procedures;  Assists in cleaning and restocking operating/procedure rooms;  May assist in securing instruments, supplies or equipment;  May clean, pick, count and sterilize instruments;  Assists in keeping records of operating room activities;  May help transfer sedated post - surgical patients from operating  room/procedure table to transport gurney or bed;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards The knowledge and abilities are acquired through completion of high school and one year of experience as a surgical technician or graduation and certification from an accredited school of Surgical Technology. Certification from a nationally recognized Certification Board is preferred. Possession of current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) by the American Red Cross is required upon appointment. Knowledge of: Basic anatomy and physiology; Basic medical terminology; The principles, practices, and techniques of asepsis and their applications; The various types of equipment, instruments and surgical supplies used in surgical procedures; Sterilization and chemical disinfection methods. Ability to:   Understand the instructions of the medical and nursing staff and to carry them out precisely and quickly, often under tense and emergency conditions; Work closely and effectively with members of the surgical team; Handle disinfecting chemicals without risk to health, using proper protective equipment; Adapt quickly to changes in assignments and priorities; Organize work and work area to complete tasks promptly; Read, write, comprehend and speak English effectively; Perform routine clerical work; Wear hospital laundered scrub clothes. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 17, 2018
Part Time
Under supervision, incumbents apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Position will be filled in Sub - Probationary status.    Operating Room (OR) Services consists of three separate and mutually supporting units devoted to the care of the perioperative patient. The OR Services Team is committed toward meeting the needs and providing the necessary care of each individual patient undergoing an invasive surgical procedure. Perioperative services include elective, emergent, urgent and trauma procedures for all surgical services in the operating room, post operative primary and outpatient secondary recovery. The current vacancies are half-time, but the list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in the Operating Room at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The most qualified candidates will have recent  OR experience.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment Interviews patient and/or family to obtain data for nursing assessment, records and reports data;   Utilizes assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;   Applies knowledge of normal parameters; identifies deviation from normal, obvious patient problems, symptoms, and/or behavioral changes. Reports these to the appropriate authority;   Makes observations about physical, psycho-social, cultural, learning needs and response of patient and families; documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies patient care problems and establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Understands goals and plans of care, for the usual patient population;   Initiates a patient care plan and collaborates when appropriate;   Contributes to the revision of the initial patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;   Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;   Plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;   Implements the patient care plan;   Seeks supervision and guidance in further developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;   Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;   Records nursing care given and patient's response to care;   Assists in coordinating the activities needed to implement the patient care plan;   Participates in implementation of patient discharge plan;   Teaches patient and families;   Compiles with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses.   May participate in research projects. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;   Communicates evaluation outcomes;   Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above. Experience Note: A candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 16, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, provides counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a clinic or institutional setting.   This recruitment is for both full time and part time employment.  Please make sure you select the type of employment you are interested in working. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc     Typical Tasks Performs intensive counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in which qualifies for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State Board of Behavioral Science, such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies, or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid California Marriage and Family Therapist license as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Knowledge of: Theory and treatment practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Theory and practice of community mental health, alcohol or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to: Apply theory and practice of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social pathology;   Do differential diagnosis;   Develop and implement a counseling program;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to function as a Nurse Practitioner (requiring certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the California Board of Registered Nursing); to perform diagnostic and therapeutic patient care services in a specialty area. Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Mental Health The Nurse Practitioner of the Ambulatory Care Division functions under the general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Protocol.   As part of the Behavioral Health team, the practice of the Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner includes: Evaluation and treatment of patients with acute and chronic complaints related to mental health. See new, returning and non-scheduled patients presenting to Behavioral health with a mental health as their chief complaint. Patient follow-up including lab results, diagnostic testing, prescription refills and emails.  Education and counseling of patients on diagnosis, management of conditions and health promotion. Position requires Board Certification as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/scvmc  Job Subscription |  Sign Up   Typical Tasks Under a supervising physician, functions as a Nurse Practitioner in examining, managing, and treating specific patients;   Carries a patient caseload within a specialized area in a clinical environment, requiring a high degree of independent judgment and advanced skills gained through academic and clinical preparation in a specialized area of nursing;   Performs physical exams, takes histories, obtains objective data, and assesses clinical status of patients;   Recognizes, initiates interventions, and manages episodic or chronic disease processes;   Works under written standardized protocols for Nurse Practitioners which have been approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee;   Uses a comprehensive approach to clinical and diagnostic assessment and patient care;   Screens charts, laboratory, and x-ray results for reports;   Advises supervising physician or other on call physicians of patient's conditions when indicated;   Refers patients to physicians and/or specialty clinics;   Follows up to ensure treatment is delivered as ordered, and to ensure continuity of medical care;   Serves as clinical resource and teaches assessment skills to nursing staff, as appropriate;   Identifies, designs, and conducts nursing research projects;   Publishes research findings and assists staff members in understanding and utilizing research findings in their practice;   Provides direct teaching to patients, identifies education needs of staff and assists in the development of education programs;   Develops and promotes quality health care delivery through development of policies and procedures, research, and professional development;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of the required knowledge and abilities, typically obtained through training and experience equivalent to:   Completion of a Master's, Post-Master's or Doctorate from a Nurse Practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner's specialty area      AND   Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent body or the ability to obtain certification with three (3) months   AND   Current active licensure to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse in the Nursing Practitioner category in the State of California   AND Two (2) years of acute and/or ambulatory clinical nursing experience and sufficient expertise, competency, and experience in a specialty area for specific patient populations.    Meet current regulatory requirements for credentialing as an Allied Health Professional at SCVH&HS and eligibility to qualify for a Board issued furnishing number. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of acute and primary care clinical nursing, including community aspects of nursing programs and continuity of patient care;   Diagnosis and treatment of common medical problems as related to a clinical specialty area ;   Sciences basic to medicine (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology);   Laws and regulations pertaining to practice of medicine and nursing;   Current trends and concepts in nursing fundamentals of medicine. Ability to:   Relate effectively to patients, and work effectively with medical staff;   Identify abnormal and normal health conditions and implement treatment in field of specialized training;   Gather complete, detailed and accurate medical histories;   Recognize and evaluate situations which call for the immediate attention of a physician;   Instruct and counsel patients on matters pertaining to physical and mental health. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Closing Date/Time: 8/27/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform specialized clerical duties in the Diet Office, to monitor trayline assembly in the hospital kitchen, to assist patients in selecting menu items, and to assist Dietitians in collecting nutrition assessment data and in patient education. Typical Tasks Receives and implements diet orders and diet order changes by manually filling out or modifying individual patient menu forms;   Informs the appropriate cook of diet changes ordered;   Interviews patients to obtain pertinent dietetic information such as allergies, food preference, food intolerances and texture modifications;   Tallies menu items requested for approaching meals;   Receives and transmits phone messages between physicians, nursing staff Dietitians, and the kitchen;   Monitors prepared food trays for compliance with diet orders, cleanliness, and attractiveness;   Performs calorie counts from food consumption measurements done by others;   Sets up menus for the tray assembly line;   On request, calculates calorie, protein and carbohydrate content of specified feedings;   Assists patients in making selections of menu items within their prescribed dietary pattern, insuring nutritional balance and that special restrictions are observed;   Explains dietary principles and special restrictions to patients and relatives, as appropriate;   Checks patient menu selections to insure conformance with diet orders and Dietitian's requests and advises appropriate parties of discrepancies;   Updates rand file to confirm with diet modifications;   Oversees and participates in distribution of meal trays and between meal nourishments;   Acts as trayline checker and provides direction to Food Service Workers who are performing trayline duties;   Keeps track of supplies of forms as necessary;   May assist in special dietary related projects;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate possession of the following qualifications: Experience Note: Normally a candidate would acquire the qualifications for this class through graduation from high school and successful completion of a Dietetic Assistant program approved by the American Dietetic Association;   OR   two college semesters of equivalent course work (30 semester units) in nutrition, including diet therapy;   OR   two years of experience in large quantity food preparation, including modified diets, and at least one college level course in nutrition and one in modified diets preparation;   OR   three years experience as Diet Assistant working under the direct supervision of a registered dietitian. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of food preparation and service;   Basic principles of nutrition;   Special diets;   Kitchen sanitation methods;   Record keeping methods;   Basic arithmetic. Ability to:   Communicate effectively with fellow workers;   Meet, guide, interview, instruct, and deal tactfully with patients regarding diet;   Exercise independent judgment and decision making;   Work accurately with figures and other detail;   Maintain a record system and learn to operate basic office equipment, including light typing, such as lists;   Follow written and oral instructions. Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 12, 2018
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Ambulatory Care and in partnership with the Physician Site Director, manages designated ambulatory care sites or facilities. This recruitment is for one full-time Health Center Manager Position at the Valley Medical Center Health and Hospital Tully Clinic. However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Analyzes utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization and fiscal management;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation;   Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the administrative activities of all healthcare delivery in the assigned ambulatory location;   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends;   Consults with the Director, Ambulatory Care, in the formulation of administrative policies, and assumes responsibility for the implementation of the same;   Develops annual Quality Plan in collaboration with Physician Site Director and monitors quality indicators;   Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care;   Evaluates and modifies facility planning and space utilization to enhance productivity and quality of care;   Prepares budget requests for area of responsibility in collaboration with the Physician Site Director;   Monitors schedules and assures that systems and resources support work variables, volume and work flow;   Monitors the revenue and expenditures of clinic(s) against the annual budget under supervision of the Director, Ambulatory Care;   Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals;   Uses systematic methods to resolve patient care and nursing problems; initiates planned change, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to the delivery of quality care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the organization;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with Physician Site Director to share information and problem solve;   Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of subordinates in their assigned area of responsibility;   Participates in selection of candidates for available positions through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on an individual nursing unit;   Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills;   Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and Joint Commission standards;   Collaborates with the Director, Ambulatory Care , to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary;   Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements utilization of ambulatory care evaluation tools;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality care;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Responds to and resolves questions, inquiries and complaints and makes recommendations for policy changes where appropriate;   Prepares annual statement of goals and objectives in collaboration with subordinates and Physician Site Director;   Attends committee meetings and makes reports as required; Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals;   Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function would normally be acquired through either of the following: Bachelor's degree in health care or business administration and four (4) years of recent experience managing a complex multi-specialty clinic or medical group. A Master's degree in health care administration or a related field is desirable.   - OR -   Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, two years clinical experience in an ambulatory setting, and two years of progressively responsible nursing management experience. A Master's Degree in either Nursing, health care administration or a related field is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles of modern ambulatory health care administration;   Current ambulatory healthcare issues and trends that impact health care delivery;   Principles of personnel management and supervision, including training, evaluating and budgetary preparation and control;   Legal responsibilities, delegation, supervision and communication principles;   Federal, State and County laws, codes, rules and regulations, as well as Joint Commission standards as they apply in an integrated healthcare delivery system;   Administrative problems involved in the operation of a complex modern ambulatory delivery system;   Health information systems in a complex medical environment;   Principles of management analysis and organizational design necessary to formulate and implement administrative policies;   Work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, or specialized department programs. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct an ambulatory multi-specialty clinical department;   Develop and implement new methods and procedures;   Prepare financial and operation studies and analysis;   Interpret and apply provisions of Federal, State and local laws and regulations as they apply to ambulatory healthcare delivery functions and activities;   Act as a liaison to, advise and/or resolve differences with public and private agencies, other departments, the general public, and departmental employees;   Apply knowledge of health care goals and objectives and the organization business plan to bridge patient care services and outcomes;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing;   Use work related computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, database or specialized department programs;   Prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. The Social Worker II - DFCS - Unclassified positions are located in Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services. The recruitment process includes, employment standard review and a written examination to create an eligible list. Applicants are notified of the recruitment process by email. The Social Worker II -  DFCS - Unclassified attends a Social Worker Academy for approximately 13 weeks. Upon successful completion of the Academy and a favorable recommendation the incumbent may become a classified employee. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.  Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs.   Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed; When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 8/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision and within established program areas, to provide specialized services and liaison within or between the Public Health Nursing and Health Protection Divisions of the Public Health Department. 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 Coordinates or assists in coordinating a specialized nursing service or program;   Collects statistical and other data and reviews reports to identify health condition trends and problems;   Assists in evaluating program needs and modifying program goals, objectives, policies and procedures;   Assists in developing educational and informational material for staff and for the community;   Provides in-depth health counseling to individuals and groups in a specialized area;   Meets with community organizations, health agencies and concerned individuals to interpret Health Department services, share information, and secure cooperation in achieving program goals;   Assists in training and orienting nursing staff, including presentation of in-service programs;   Assists in identifying available resources needed by patients;   Prepares reports and records;   May serve as liaison to a variety of community groups on public health related issues;   May participate in research by planning and organizing surveys in a specialized area;   May functionally supervise nursing staff and activities in the specialty area on a temporary or situational basis as appropriate;   May provide lead supervision over professional, paraprofessional, or clerical employees; and   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate in nursing and sufficient experience as a Public Health Nurse to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications listed below. Note: Normally a candidate would acquire the qualifications for this class through at least three years of Public Health Nursing experience, in addition to the baccalaureate.   Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California.   Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of Public Health Nursing, including community aspects of nursing programs and provisions for continuity of patient care;   Concepts of epidemiology;   Methods of disease control;   Symptoms of and methods for dealing with drug abuse;   Principles and practices of teaching and training;   Environmental, sociological, physical, and psychological problems encountered in carrying out a public health program among a multi-cultural client population;   Available human services community resources;   Current trends and concepts in Public Health Nursing; Ability to: Coordinate and perform specialized services or a specialized public health program under minimal supervision;   Assess the effectiveness of an assigned public health program or services and design and implement improvements;   Monitor and identify trends in community health conditions or problems;   Communicate effectively with a wide range of community groups;   Develop and maintain effective public relations. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 09, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the clinical/administrative service functions of the department of medicine and to assist in the formulation and implementation of administrative policies and procedures. The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is seeking a full-time Clinical Administrative Service Manager (CASM) to supervise the performance of Clinical Administrative Service Officers (CASOs), administration of academic medical departments and divisions, including physician pre-employment, employment, performance, timekeeping and separation practices, and administrative support for Chairs, Chiefs, Medical Directors and Site Directors.  The CASM will also research County and SCVHHS policy and draft Board transmittals, SCVHHS policy, and legal documents. The CASM will also assist the CMO with oversight of activities and processes related to planning for physician services, physician hiring, physician compensation and performance, and management of day-to-day physician services.  Experience in MPC, HealthLink, AMION, MinuteTraq, and Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, Access, Power Point and Word) is essential as well as health care administration experience.  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 Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the central administrative activities of the Department, to include fiscal, personnel, supply and other general business activities;   Directs the department's office functions, such as clerical services, and maintains confidentiality of records;   Develops, reviews, and approves the utilization of office space, furniture and equipment, forms and supplies;   Assists the Department Chair with budgetary and fiscal control programs and preparation of annual budget;   Reviews and approves requests for the purchase of major items;   Establishes policies and procedures for requisitioning of supplies;   Consults with the department chair in the formulation of administrative policies, and assumes responsibility for the implementation;   Acts as consultant to division heads on policies and procedures within the department of medicine;   Represents the department of medicine in discussions with other agencies or departments concerning administrative services problems;   Approves and denies budget requests in accordance with departmental policies;   Responsible for personnel transactions; hiring, disciplinary actions and or termination of employees;   Develops and enforces production standards;   Prepares and revises rules and manuals of procedure;   Selects and trains staff on departmental activities and procedures;   Assists in the preparation, negotiation and administration of contracts,   Maintains, monitors reporting systems, prepares grant applications and confers with state and federal regulatory agencies;   Prepares detailed correspondence and reports;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient hospital administrative or business management experience, with substantial qualifying experience in a supervisory capacity that demonstrates the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities through the attainment of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and four years of increasingly responsible administrative experience including one year of high level supervisory/ administrative experience in a hospital setting. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of hospital administration, including development and maintenance of hospital systems;   Administrative principles, methods and procedures; maintenance of confidential records;   Health care business management with an emphasis on physician provided services;   Grant application process; grant administration including the development of procedures to assure compliance and conformity with the terms of the grant;   Health care administration, clinical philosophy, polices and operating procedures, budgetary and fiscal management processes;   General information sources and technical resources available to and useful in hospital settings;   Computer hardware and software applications;   Human resources principles and practices;   Medical terminology and transcription; current ICD-9 and CPT Coding. Ability to: Understand the operations of a hospital and the interrelationships of its programs and services;   Plan, coordinate and initiate comprehensive administrative service programs in the Department of Medicine;   Interpret and apply provisions of federal, state and local rules and regulations pertinent to the administration of departmental policies and programs;   Make cost and operational studies and analyses;   Train, evaluate and supervise the work of subordinates;   Work independently in identifying the need for and developing proposed changes to operating practices, and policies;   Represent management in dealing on a variety of administrative matters with other departments, employees, or outside public and private agencies;   Understand and develop solutions to problems;   Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;   Work cooperatively and effectively as a member of the hospital management team. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to direct and supervise the technical and administrative functions of a section of the Valley Medical Center Clinical Laboratory. This recruitment is for a Full-Time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur. This list will also be used for temporary (extra help) opportunities.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate questions. 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 Interviews, selects, orients, trains and evaluates new employees;   Schedules, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of laboratory personnel;   Acts as liaison with other supervisors in the laboratory and with other hospital personnel;   Answers questions and resolves problems raised in regard to service or test results;   Reviews quality control of the various procedures performed;   Directs evaluation and review of new procedures and recommends modifications;   Evaluates work load, space, equipment and staffing;   Plans, develops, recommends, initiates and implements approved changes in policies, procedures, and methods;   Implements operating procedures to comply with State or Federal laws, regulations and standards;   Investigates questionable test results;   Maintains quality control standards and ensures the operating efficiency of laboratory equipment and instruments;   Develops procedures, norms, and standards for new laboratory staff;   Evaluates the level of quality of service and current procedures and methods;   Advises subordinate staff in difficult tests or special situations;   Assesses the value of new procedures, products, and equipment for utilization by the laboratory;   Prepares and justifies equipment and personnel budgetary requests;   Develops, participates in, and attends educational and training programs   Monitors and provides feedback to staff on performance of service standards;   Provides support and assistance utilizing management principles and teamwork to promote achievement of common goals and to resolve problems;     Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Bioanalyst, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Chemist or Clinical Microbiologist license issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services as appropriate for the area of specialization is required. Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiological, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;   Modern principles and practices of management, supervision and training;   Hazardous waste management practices and principles;   Proper safety precautions and procedures utilized in handling all types of laboratory specimens, reagents, chemicals and hazardous waste;   Laboratory reference materials;   Federal, state, and local laws governing laboratory procedures;   Use of difficult and complex laboratory tests in the diagnosis of disease;   Quality assurance methods and procedures appropriate to a clinical laboratory; Ability to:  Effectively manage and supervise a moderate to large staff performing a with variety of clinical laboratory tasks;   Implement authorized and approved non-standardized procedures;   Perform complex statistical calculations;   Plan and present work load schedules and budgetary needs;   Plan and develop long term special laboratory projects;   Interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures;   Assist in the development and management of the section's hazardous waste management program;   Anticipate needs and provide services in a courteous, sensitive, responsive and efficient manner;   Be a role model to staff and other managers and exemplify County and Hospital standards of service;   Work effectively and in cooperation with other organizations, departments, and personnel;   Communicate both orally and in writing;   Fully analyze and solve complex problems. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, to investigate cases related to suspected fraudulent receipt of public assistance; to interview witnesses, conduct computer checks and analyze welfare data; and to serve civil papers and criminal complaints. This position is in the Social Services Agency, Special Investigations Unit.  Ideal candidate must possess a valid Specialized Investigator Basic Certificate issued by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check, polygraph, medical and psychological testing.          Typical Tasks Reviews, gathers, evaluates and analyzes evidence and information relating to the investigation of suspected welfare or IHSS fraud; Conducts confidential criminal history checks and other computer checks through local and state databases; analyzes data; Contacts other agencies, business organization, employers and other parties to secure, preserve and verify information, written statements and evidence; Interviews complainants, witnesses, suspects, and recipients of aid; Maintains thorough and accurate case summary notes; Evaluates information obtained and makes recommendations as to the need for prosecution; Assembles and reports data to enable the District Attorney to act; Files criminal complaints, serves subpoenas; Identifies over-payments and refers to collections; Responds to inquiries from agency and outside parties concerning related legal matters; Works jointly with other agencies in the development of evidence; Appears as a witness in court or at administrative hearings; Compiles, safeguards, and presents evidence for prosecution; Prepares oral and written reports; Uses work-related equipment as required; May detain and arrest suspects, assuring proper cause; Interprets, explains and applies provisions of laws, rules and regulations related to welfare or IHSS fraud; Provides technical assistance to lower level staff; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities listed below are acquired through the following:  Completion of 60 semester units   AND Two (2) years performing welfare fraud investigations or investigative work in law enforcement   OR Two (2) years as an Investigator Assistant in Santa Clara County. Possession of a valid Specialized Investigator Basic Certificate or Basic (or higher) Peace Officers Standard Training (P.O.S.T.) Certificate issued by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) prior to appointment.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify and maintain a County's driver's permit.   Specialization in law enforcement or related field, from an accredited university or college is desirable.   Special Requirements: Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Felony convictions will be 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 on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   Knowledge of: Modern principles and techniques of investigation, particularly as they apply to suspected fraudulent application for and receipt of public assistance; Principles and techniques of interviewing and interrogation; Rules of evidence and of court procedure; Methods of identifying, preserving and presenting evidence; Laws of arrest, search and seizure, service of legal process and the legal rights of citizens; Penal, Civil, Welfare and Institutions Codes, and related laws and regulations; Arrest techniques; Personal computers and common office applications; Methods of report preparation, writing and presentation.  Ability to: Interpret and effectively apply provisions of laws applicable to investigations related to suspected welfare and IHSS fraud; Work independently in conducting fraud investigations; Prepare and present clear, concise and comprehensive reports and correspondence; Interview effectively and secure the cooperation of others; Prepare and present accurate evidence, including appearing in court to give testimony; Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; Work required hours and assigned shifts; Use logic in making decisions and exercise sound judgment. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under direction, to provide lead supervision and participate in the receipt, storage, and delivery of a variety of materials in a large County warehouse. Typical Tasks Assigns, leads, and participates in manual tasks in a large warehouse;   Loads and unloads stock from delivery vehicles;   Unpacks, stores, and rearranges supplies;   Operates forklifts and other materials handling equipment;   Assists the Warehouse Supervisor in arranging facilities for optimum use in receiving, storing, issuing and delivery duties;   Contacts vendors, departments, and other agencies concerning materials and/or delivery dates;   Assists the Warehouse Supervisor in maintaining proper stock levels and inventory methods;   May act as the Warehouse Supervisor in the latter's absence;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and two years of warehouse experience. Knowledge of: Methods used in the receipt, storage, and issuance or delivery of a wide variety of goods;   Working knowledge of forklifts and other heavy equipment used in large warehouses. Ability to:    Follow written and oral instructions and to interpret these to subordinate personnel;   Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others;   Exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies. Closing Date/Time: 8/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. The Social Worker III - DFCS - Unclassified positions are located in Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services. The recruitment process includes, employment standard review and a written examination to create an eligible list. Applicants are notified of the recruitment process by email. The Social Worker III - DFCS- Unclassified attends a Social Worker Academy for approximately 13 weeks. Upon successful completion of the Academy and a favorable recommendation the incumbent may become a classified employee. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.  Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs.   Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments ; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 8/24/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under general supervision, with opportunity to make independent decisions, performs the duties of a Sterile Processing Technician II which include receiving, sorting, inspecting, cleaning, disinfecting, assembling, preparing, sterilizing, storing and issuing disposable and non-disposable supplies, instruments, and equipment. There are five (5) full-time positions located in the Sterile Processing Unit.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur. Submission of a Certificate as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel is required. If you are interested in Temporary (Extra Help) positions, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate question. 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 Receives, inspects, sorts, disassembles, cleans, and disinfects individual instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Assembles and tests instruments and durable patient care equipment, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects and tests operating telescopes, lenses, and cameras to ensure that these instruments perform appropriately. Inspects, lubricates, and tests powered equipment to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Inspects and tests micro-surgical instruments to ensure that those instruments perform appropriately. Packages instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Inspects instruments for defects, and tags them for repair, as applicable;  Sterilizes instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved infection control policies and procedures; Issues instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment in accordance with approved departmental policies and procedures; Conducts biological and chemical tests of steam, ethylene oxide, peracetic acid, and low temperature sterilizers in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, and the recommendations of reviewing agencies; Affixes load control labels to all items subjected to sterilization processes; Provides complete records of all items that are subjected to sterilization processes; Monitors and documents all mechanical phases of sterilization processes; Picks supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical case carts in accordance with approved preference lists, and issues case carts to the Surgical Services Department; Evaluates sterilized instruments and instrument sets to ensure that criteria for event related sterility is maintained, and returns items to the Central Sterile Processing Department for reprocessing, as necessary; Monitors, orders, and accounts for disposable and reusable inventory items; Conducts rounds throughout the medical center to monitor and retrieve instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment; Communicates with user departments regarding special instrument, equipment, or supply requirements; Acts as the first point of contact for user departments regarding problems with instruments, equipment, or supplies; Prepares and issues emergency case carts, supplies, equipment, and instruments on demand; Issues medical and surgical supplies to out-patients in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures; Assists with maintaining a clean work environment by cleaning counters, sinks, and reprocessing equipment, according to predetermined schedules, with approved cleaning and disinfecting agents; Conducts cycle counts of inventory asset locations; Attends scheduled departmental meetings and in-service training classes; Provides education and training to Sterile Processing Technician I positions for-both in service and certification preparation purposes; Monitors work flow processes to establish responsibility and accountability for expensive surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered equipment; Performs related duties, as assigned. Employment Standards Training, education and experience to be able to demonstrate success in the above typical tasks and the following knowledge and abilities. Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician, issued under the auspices of the California Central Service Association or The National Institute for the Certification of Health Care Sterile Processing Distribution Personnel. Training and Experience Note: Typically the successful applicant would have a high school diploma or the equivalent and two years of experience in an acute care hospital Central Service or Surgical Services Department required. Must demonstrate competency in the recognition and care of all categories of surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments. Knowledge of: Principles of infection control and aseptic technique; Fundamentals of microbiology; Medical terminology; All categories of surgical supplies, equipment, and surgical instrumentation, including rigid and flexible endoscopes, micro-surgical instrument sets, and powered instruments; Complex procedures in regards to assembling and testing instruments and durable patient care equipment, as well as packaging instruments, instrument sets, and durable patient care equipment for sterilization and/or storage in accordance with approved count sheets; Basic knowledge of reviewing agency criteria (JCAHO and California Title XXII). Ability to: Communicate effectively with other medical staff personnel and the public; Follow oral and written instructions and procedures; Use independent judgment; Keep records and prepare reports; Work effectively under stress in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under general clinical and administrative direction, coordinates and provides optometric services. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs optometric evaluation and treatment;   Coordinates daily patient flow;   Reviews medical chart to evaluate treatment and the necessity for follow-up visits;   Implements policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to optometric services;   Coordinates with staff ophthalmologists in the daily treatment of patients;   Under direction of ophthalmologists, performs technical ophthalmogical functions such as fluorescein, angiography, retinal photography and visual field examinations;   Organizes and distributes angiography results to private practitioners;   Maintains inventory of supplies for optometry and ophthalmology services;   Prepares and submits reports on major equipment for the eye clinic;   Maintains liaison with optometric organizations, practitioners, and optician professionals;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license to practice optometry as issued by the California State Board of Optometry and sufficient professional experience in optometry to demonstrate proficiency in the following: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of general optometry. Ability to:   Evaluate the type and quality of optometric services provided and recommend appropriate action;   Formulate and recommend policies and procedures;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, professionals and patients;   Express ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written forms. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Under direction and subject to state and federal laws and regulations and professional practice standards governing the practice of pharmacy in the State of California, to select, prepare and distribute drugs, chemicals, solutions and materials for medical and scientific use; to functionally direct supportive personnel involved in the above activities; to provide clinical judgments necessary to proper utilization and administration of medications in cooperation with the medical and nursing staff; and to provide patient counseling and medication education services. The eligible list will only be used to fill Inpatient Pharmacist vacancies.  The established list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.  Please make sure to indicate on your application if you are interested in full-time, part-time, and/or extra-help. Please also indicate all of the shifts that you are willing to work.   Department of Pharmacy - Inpatient Pharmacy Services Founded in 1876, Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVH&HS) is a nationally recognized public health care facility that provides a full range of acute care, intensive care, rehabilitation, and ambulatory services. Each year, the hospital cares for thousands of hospitalized patients and handles over 500,000 outpatient and emergency visits. The hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality basic care as well as specialized services. Annually, more than 150 burn victims from the surrounding five-county area receive intensive care and rehabilitation at the hospital's Regional Burn Center.  The Department of Pharmacy is part of the County of Santa Clara and is affiliated with the Santa Clara Public Health Department.     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 Directs/participates in the stocking, inspection, storage, preparation, dispensing, and administration of medications in the patient care area and functionally directs assigned personnel and operations of the pharmacy area to which assigned; Prepares reports on activities within the section as required; Assures that strict aseptic techniques are followed in preparing sterile solutions and that records are properly completed; Advises patients of drug use, giving information on the medication regarding proper use, storage, common side effects, and drug interactions. Monitors the safety and efficacy of drug therapy through the maintenance of medication profiles in computerized data base; Participates in management of medical emergencies, adverse drug interactions or reactions, acute and chronic disease states; Participates in the education of health-care practitioners; Provides drug information to prescribers and other health care practitioners; assists prescribers in the proper selection and adjustment of drug therapy; Acts as pharmacist-in-charge when so designated; Participates in Pharmacy/hospital committees as required; Initiates and participates in drug use reviews, quality assurance programs, patient care audits, clinical drug investigations, and development of systems for improved delivery of services; Develops and utilizes system for cost effective fiscal management and reimbursement; Assumes the responsibilities and performs the duties of a professional pharmacist as defined the pharmacy practice provision of Business and Professional Code; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of an academic degree in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy and a valid license to practice as a pharmacist in the State of California. Sufficient education, training and experience to perform the above named typical tasks and to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities:         Knowledge of: Prescription and non-prescription drugs and drug products and their indications, efficacy, dosage, mechanisms of action; fate and disposition (if known), major contraindications and potential side effects; Influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition. Physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice; Major reference sources to answer drug information/ingestion questions; Pharmaceutical manufacturing methods; Legislation governing pharmacy practice and hospital pharmacy services/hospital operations as they relate to pharmacy services.         Ability to: Identify, achieve, maintain and use those competencies directly relevant to his/her area of practice; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and provide functional direction to para-professional personnel; Effectively counsel patients regarding use, possible side effects and storage of medications; Effectively advise and consult with medical, nursing and other personnel regarding properties of drug substances; Use and evaluate information in appropriate reference sources and clinical literature. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific