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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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

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.

   

 

76 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Medical Translator Coordinator to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This is an American Sign Language (ASL) skilled Medical Translator position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment. 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 Functions as liaison between health Care team/physician and patient;   Provides language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;   Assists patients in interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;   As directed, advises patients, clients and/or families about available health care and hospital services;   Interfaces with Nursing, Outpatient Department, Social Services, and other hospital departments;   Guides and processes patients and clients through clinics, hospital and other related facilities,   Explains and interprets patient's rights and responsibilities;   Performs routine tasks related to maintaining translation records;   May assist in preparation of brochures, audio visual materials and written materials for non-English speaking groups;   May assist in certification of bilingual employees;   May assist in training lower level translators; and   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required would normally be acquired by one year experience in an acute hospital or clinic setting and demonstrated skills in interpretation and translation of a second language (medical and non-medical terminology). Knowledge of: Interpretation/translation of at least one language, other than English, including intracultural literary levels, principal idioms and slang;   Basic hospital organization;   General medical terminology in English and a second language;   Legal ramifications of medical interpretation/translation;   Laws and regulations regarding patient care;   Modern hospital methods, forms and equipment;   Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups. Ability to:   Speak, read and write a second language fluently;   Interact with a wide range of multi-cultural and non-English speaking patients;   Translate detailed medical/legal information of written materials and documents for patient's signature;   Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;   Function as liaison between the health care team/physician and patient;   Assist in the preparation of brochures, memos, other literature, and audio-visual materials relating to hospital policies and procedures;   Work under emergency or stress situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Information Technology will have responsibility to create a technology vision and provide overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department-wide business technology solutions. This executive leadership position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff across an entire division or multiple departments or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption. The current vacancy is in TSS Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) Division reporting to the Chief IT Operations Officer (COO). The director will be accountable and responsible for enterprise infrastructure software on premise and in the cloud.     Specifically, the director will lead teams responsible for software platforms, databases, applications, middleware, end user device update and patch management, mode 1 development and infrastructure tools, among others collectively known as "enterprise infrastructure software". This position will set high expectations, responsive service level agreements, and realistic metrics that will deliver world-class enterprise infrastructure software support on consistent basis. More than keep the lights on, the director shall be the county's expert in enterprise infrastructure software planning, roadmap development, installation, and operations using industry best practices. As a leader of managers and individual contributors, the director shall be a practitioner of servant leadership, able to coach and mentor others by setting example and being ambitious for the success of others and the county. This position may represent the COO in many capacities, including meetings and conferences with other departments and agencies.   FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE Continuous Filing - Open until filled.  It may also be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. Therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.   To apply for this exceptional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and is advised to provide the following: 1. Resume 2. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 2 pages. 3. Responses to the supplemental questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications and will be critical in the subsequent competitive assessment to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral examination. Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website should go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. Computers are available at the County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during normal business hours, for applicants to apply online. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408) 299-5897.   Typical Tasks Directs the development and implementation of integrated IT initiatives to support business strategies; Initiate and direct transparent service level agreements (SLA's) with customers that set expectations, measures performance, support a balanced budget and impacts customer satisfaction; Anticipate needs for new or modified systems and proactively seek IT solutions that will benefit the County's ability to provide services in the most efficient and cost effective manner; Manage, identify and remove obstacles to change; generate the appropriate communication, process timelines, action steps and educational plans to guide internal and external customers through the various phases of implementation of change initiatives; Serves on governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations, determines IT investments, pricing, and product strategies and develops budgets; engage in collaborative planning processes to ensure high quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Direct, supervise and guide departmental staff by establishing departmental goals, policies and performance standards, conducting regular evaluations of the staff members' performance and counseling staff members regarding their performance and career development consistent with the departmental mission and expectations; Manages the skills and competency development of information technology staff based on emerging technologies or business strategies needed to support all work initiatives; Advises departmental management of existing and emerging IT issues and trends and their implications for current and proposed departmental information technology initiatives; Represents the department on County-wide information systems committees and task forces involved in or leaded the development of large scale automated information systems; Serves as liaison to other County organizations such as the Information Security Office (ISO) and Public Safety & Justice (PSJ); Manage multiple project activities and budgets; including assuming major responsibility for planning and directing individual projects and supervising multi-disciplinary project teams so that all work is high-quality and completed on time and within budget; Direct the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; recommend IT spending and participate in collaborative planning processes to ensure high-quality services at the lowest cost to the organization; Participate in the governance board that defines the IT mission, oversees operations and determines IT investments, pricing and product strategies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, and Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position. Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions. Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of management of information technology; Principles and practices of strategy formulation, program planning and project management; Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration and personnel management, labor relations; Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resources allocation, human resources modeling, leadership and coordination of people and resources; Principles and practices for meeting quality standards for customer service and evaluating customer satisfaction, individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Practices and techniques of complex problem solving and review related information to develop and evaluate different approaches and implement solutions; Practices and techniques of budget preparation, monitoring and control; and Effective management of fiscal resources including IT investments, pricing and product strategies.   Ability To: Initiate, organize and develop plans and procedures for implementing and managing complex IT programs, including the ability to develop technology strategies; Utilize appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to mobilize resources to undertake collaborative and creative solutions; Establish credibility, work collaboratively and effectively with other departments, senior management and key stakeholders; Express ideas and communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written form; Plan, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of departmental staff; Coach and mentor staff and establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals; Ability to plan and monitor IT spending, pricing models and use of expenditures to meet business strategies; and Stay informed on emerging trends and link and apply complex technologies to business strategies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform clinical audiometric studies to determine the degree of hearing loss, site of lesion and the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation. This recruitment is for a full-time assignment at Valley Medical Center. The established eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies (Full-Time, Part-Time, Extra-Help, etc) as they occur. If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Confers with medical staff regarding need for diagnostic audiological evaluation;   Performs routine audiological hearing tests as well as special diagnostic tests;   Evaluates the needs and types of hearing rehabilitation and makes appropriate referrals for such needs;   Evaluates need for hearing aids;   Orders the appropriate type of hearing aid and makes subsequent checks to determine if it meets needs of the patient. Employment Standards Master's degree in Clinical Audiology and eligibility for possession of a valid Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Knowledge of: Procedures and methodology of auditory rehabilitation;   Needs and methods of referral;   Audiological testing techniques, methods and apparatus;   Operation and care of audiological equipment. Ability to:   Determine auditory rehabilitation needs;   Deal tactfully and sympathetically with patients. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision of an attorney, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties: to assist in preparation of cases for trial, prepare legal documents, interview clients, and perform legal research and writing. The senior level performs the most complex and/or difficult of the paraprofessional legal duties. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice.  The Office is recruiting to fill several Senior Paralegal positions.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities as well as proficiency with interpersonal, client and customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Senior Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five percent (5%) premium pay.  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members. Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Typical Tasks For Senior Paralegal: The Senior Paralegal may perform the above tasks in addition to the following: Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are complex and require a great amount of original writing;   May have responsibility for highly specialized and complex assignments requiring a high level of independence including the organization of documents used in civil litigation or in the prosecution or defense of major crimes;   Negotiates and resolves administrative issues with representatives of opposing counsel or client and responds to citizen complaints;   Performs complex legal research in which issues are not readily defined and a substantial amount of research is required from a variety of references;   May represent the County or be called upon to provide information at administrative hearings;   Establishes procedures for organizing and processing work;   May assist attorney in extensive preparation of Penalty Phase;   May provide lead direction and training to Paralegals and intern Paralegals;   Tracks and monitors criminal databases, information on grant proposals, claims filed against the County, gang related activities, DNA testing;   Provides training to County agency personnel for statutory compliance and on law enforcement databases.   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following: (1) A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal program; (2) A paralegal certificate or a degree from a nationally or regionally accredited, or Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education-approved post-secondary institution that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (or equivalent) units in law related courses; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject; plus a minimum of one year of law related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years of law-related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Senior Paralegal Experience Note: In addition to the above, the required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are typically attained through one (1) year of experience as a paralegal. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation;   Principles of legal writing;   Legal terminology;   Basic communication skills including questioning and investigative interviewing techniques;   Ethics of law practice;   Civil and/or criminal legal processes and judicial structure;   Skills necessary to perform issue identification. Ability to:   Prepare effective legal papers;   Perform basic legal research and writing;   Speak and write logically and effectively;   Analyze and interpret applicable codes, laws, ordinances and statutes;   Prepare and organize evidence;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and coworkers. The Senior Paralegal requires the following additional abilities to:  Prepare complex legal papers requiring a great amount of original writing;   Perform advanced legal research;   Negotiate and resolve administrative issues. Closing Date/Time: 3/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general clinical and administrative direction, coordinates and provides optometric services. Please note: All applications are required to attach proof of a valid license issued by the State of California.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. This may include full time, part time, and extra help positions.  If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks 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: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to assist physicians by carrying out orders for application, modification and removal of splints, casts and traction and by assisting with insertion and removal of pins, reduction of bone fractures, and external fixations. 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 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 Greets and explains splint, cast or traction procedures to patients;   Applies a wide variety of splints, casts and traction to patients on the basis of physicians' orders;   Sets up portable traction for transporting patients to other facilities;   Evaluates the condition of casts or splints and repairs or replaces them as appropriate;   Wedges, bivalves, univalves and removes all types of casts following physicians' orders;   Inspects cast-related wounds on request and removes staples and stitches as ordered;   Prepares patients, sets up equipment and medications, and assists physicians in inserting and removing pins, reducing fractures and performing external fixations;   Instructs patients regarding cast care, ambulation limitations, walking with crutches, dressing wounds in casts, identifying symptoms of problems with casts, and knowing when to have the cast repaired;   Observes the condition of patients and informs the physician if relevant to the procedure being contemplated;   Orders supplies and equipment;   Maintains records for billing patients; and   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience to enable a candidate to acquire the following knowledge and abilities: Note: A candidate would acquire the qualifications for this class through one year of experience working or being trained as an orthopedic technician, or successful completion of a recognized course program evidenced by a certificate as an Orthopedic Technician, or possession of a current valid license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Knowledge of: Types of casts, splints and traction devices and the specific conditions for which each is used;   Methods and techniques of applying, modifying, repairing and removing a complete range of casts and splints;   Methods of setting up and adjusting a complete range of traction devices;   Asepsis related to wounds. Ability to:   Instruct patients regarding care of casts and related matters;   Deal and communicate effectively with traumatized persons;   Follow physicians' orders regarding casting, splinting and setting up traction;   Keep simple records. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision of an attorney, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties: to assist in preparation of cases for trial, prepare legal documents, interview clients, and perform legal research and writing. The senior level performs the most complex and/or difficult of the paraprofessional legal duties. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and dynamic practice.  The Office is recruiting to fill several Paralegal positions.   Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication abilities as well as a proficiency with interpersonal, client and customer service, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues and clients, and strong research and problem-solving abilities are valued. An eagerness to take on interesting challenges with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for success in this job. Experience in a legal or government office is highly desirable. Applicants may also be considered for Paralegal positions that are designated as Confidential and receive five-percent (5%) premium pay.  Positions which are designated Confidential support the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team, whose attorneys are involved in contract negotiations with various employee bargaining units, personnel and union grievances, employee discipline, arbitrations, and other personnel matters involving union members.  Confidential employees are not represented by SEIU Local 521. Applications cannot be submitted without attaching a writing sample. The writing sample must include your name as the author. The Paralegal exam will be held on Friday, April 10, 2020.  Candidates deemed qualified will be invited to attend. Typical Tasks Typical Tasks For Paralegal: Gathers and compiles evidence for attorneys by interviewing witnesses and collecting materials, documents, and reports;   Prepares trial notebooks, organizes evidence, and prepares exhibits;   Interviews clients, witnesses, and others, and serves as a liaison between clients and attorneys;   Determines eligibility for client assistance from the Public Defenders office, and may evaluate and arrange for client to enter rehabilitative programs;   Acts as a liaison with public and private agencies, law enforcement agencies, state agencies, attorneys, clients, relatives of clients, and witnesses;   Logs and tracks cases to ensure that time lines are met;   Arranges for the presence of witnesses, prepares witnesses for testimony and deposition and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions;   Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are standard legal documents or that require a minimal amount of original writing;   Performs basic legal research in which issues are readily identifiable, or performs cite checking;   Files legal documents in court, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases;   May assist attorney in court by taking notes; distributing cases, and coordinating witnesses;   Maintains a law library containing law books and other reference material;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following: (1) A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal program; (2) A paralegal certificate or a degree from a nationally or regionally accredited, or Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education-approved post-secondary institution that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (or equivalent) units in law related courses; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject; plus a minimum of one year of law related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years of law-related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation;   Principles of legal writing;   Legal terminology;   Basic communication skills including questioning and investigative interviewing techniques;   Ethics of law practice;   Civil and/or criminal legal processes and judicial structure;   Skills necessary to perform issue identification. Ability to: Prepare effective legal papers;   Perform basic legal research and writing;   Speak and write logically and effectively;   Analyze and interpret applicable codes, laws, ordinances and statutes;   Prepare and organize evidence;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and coworkers. Closing Date/Time: 3/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a very large County program. The Office of County Counsel provides all the day-to-day legal services expected from any in-house attorney, including advice and counsel regarding how to navigate emerging areas of law, civil litigation for the County, and negotiation and drafting of contracts and other legal documents. The Office's attorneys work in a wide array of practice areas, including civil litigation, labor and employment, health and hospital, law and justice, child welfare, probate/conservatorship, workers' compensation, general government advice and transactions, real property and public works, civil and code enforcement, and social justice and impact litigation. As public law attorneys, our work covers a wide array of policy matters that significantly affect the health, safety, and well-being of the County's 1.9 million residents.  The Office is committed to excellence: providing exceptional, effective, and ethical advocacy and advice, focused on solving problems for the betterment of the County and the people we serve.  The Office of the County Counsel is recruiting to fill a high-level Program Manager III position to provide programmatic and administrative support.  Under direction, some of the principal responsibilities include: Coordinate and manage special projects. Projects may require complex analysis, assessing budgetary and technological considerations, and coordinating with other County departments. Develop policies and procedures. Handle confidential and sensitive matters. Develop communications and outreach materials for internal and external stakeholders. Perform independent research and provide recommendations. Assist in ongoing development and implementation of improvements for recordkeeping and reporting. Perform other duties assigned by County Counsel leadership. In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate would possess experience in one or more of the following areas: Program or project management responsibilities; or Policies and procedures development. Successful candidates must have excellent judgment and demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication abilities evidenced by strong grammar and punctuation, and effective writing and proofreading skills. Successful candidates must also have excellent project management, analytical ability, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues to support the needs of the department and to interact professionally with other departments and stakeholders as shown through interpersonal skills are necessary characteristics.  An eagerness to take on tasks with a commitment to public service in a fast-paced, professional environment are all essential qualities for this job. All County Counsel personnel must maintain strict adherence to the confidentiality of the attorney-client privilege and attorney work product.  Experience in a legal environment is desirable. Candidates must attach a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples in order to submit the online application. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies;   Handles complex coordination between County, local and State resources;   Prepares staff reports and comprehensive detailed plans with Countywide impact;   Works closely with cross departmental staff at all levels of the organization;   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   Seven (7) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; four (4) years of which must be at the journey level.    A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.   Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that:   it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program; that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; and that subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required.   Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level.   Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process.   Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation;   Techniques of organizing and motivating groups;   Personnel management techniques;   Methods of administrative problem solving;   Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; principles of employee supervision, training and development;   Community and agency consultation methods and procedures;   Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software.   Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program;   Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs;   Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively;   Train, develop and motivate staff;   Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials;   Speak effectively in public;   Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals;   Prepare and review reports;   Develop and recommend effective courses of action;   Develop and effectively utilize all available resources;   Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies;   Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program;   Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 3/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, assists and participates in financial, compliance and operational audits. NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Typical Tasks Assists in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of systems of controls; Analyzes data and draws logical conclusions on assigned segments of audits; Takes statistical samples; Reviews transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy; Prepares working papers to document assigned audit work; As experience is gained, plans segments of the work; Obtains, analyzes, and evaluates data as a basis for formal and objective opinions on the activities reviewed; Maintains a current knowledge of professional standards, laws, directives and literature applicable to auditing; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Internal Audit, Finance, Business, Computer Science, or related field.   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in any field and one (1) year of professional auditing or accounting experience.   Possession of one or more of the following certifications is desirable:   Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors Certified Public Accountant (CPA) issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Knowledge of:   Principles of auditing, accounting, finance, business law and internal controls; Professional audit standards, including the Government Accountability Office (GAO); Statistics; Principles of organization and management; Common office computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to:   Speak and write effectively; Gather and analyze data and reason logically to reach valid conclusions; Meet with and obtain the cooperation of individuals. Possession of a California driver's license required prior to an appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Closing Date/Time: 3/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full 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.   Clinical Nurse II would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II. Custody Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental and behavioral health 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 in an Institute of Medical Quality (IMQ) accredited jail setting 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 43 single-bed acute psychiatric inpatient housing unit at the Main Jail. The psychiatric unit provides Lanterman Petris Short (LPS) - based services for adult male and female patients who require acute inpatient services for stabilization.  Juvenile Custody Health provides medical services to justice involved youth housed  in Juvenile Hall and in James Ranch. Both facilities are also IMQ accredited and provide health care to youth whose quality is equivalent to the quality of care they in the community.   Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks 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.   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: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This is a Mandarin skilled Medical Translator Trainee position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment. 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 Provides limited language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and during non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;   May assist patient's and/or clients by interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;   May guide and process patients and clients through clinics, hospital and related facilities. Employment Standards This is an entry level classification designed to provide the necessary experience and training for the Medical Translator level. Incumbents would normally progress to the next higher level upon completion of a minimum of one year as a Medical Translator Trainee. Knowledge of: A high level of fluency in English and a second language;   Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups. Ability to:   Speak, read and write a second language fluently;   Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;   Work under emergency or stress situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This is a Spanish skilled Medical Translator Trainee position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment. 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 Provides limited language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and during non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;   May assist patient's and/or clients by interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;   May guide and process patients and clients through clinics, hospital and related facilities. Employment Standards This is an entry level classification designed to provide the necessary experience and training for the Medical Translator level. Incumbents would normally progress to the next higher level upon completion of a minimum of one year as a Medical Translator Trainee. Knowledge of: A high level of fluency in English and a second language;   Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups. Ability to:   Speak, read and write a second language fluently;   Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;   Work under emergency or stress situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Pediatric/Pediatric ICU Experience.  Per Diem Clinical Nurse  Pediatric/Pediatric ICU Positions available in the Pediatric/Pediatric ICU units at each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital- Pediatric Unit Valley Medical Center - Pediatric Unit Valley Medical Center - Pediatric ICU Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses hired into eight (8) hour shifts are required to be available to work at least six (6) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable).  Per Diem Clinical Nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable). Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the six (6) shifts per month work requirement.  Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work 1 of the 3 major holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day on a rotating basis.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on the three major holidays as note above.     Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  - 358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp  Typical Tasks    Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation     Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Emergency Department or Critical Care competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to plan and supervise the maintenance and improvement of the plant life and grounds adjacent to County buildings. Typical Tasks Supervises, trains, counsels, and effectively recommends hiring, discipline, or discharge of all assigned workers including staff, jail inmates, PSP workers, General Assistance workers, and schedules, assigns, reviews, inspects and evaluates their work; Develops and maintains standards for work performance and keeps work performance and time records; Attends meetings and conferences; Participates in the development of specifications for County grounds maintenance and improvement projects, solicit bids, meets with contractors, sets up agreements for services, and inspects the work of contractors; Inspects County grounds to assure that they are being properly maintained including the appropriate care and diagnosis of plant diseases, and the repair and function of irrigation systems; Trains and supervises assigned personnel in the proper, safe and effective methods of work including storing, disposing, and applying pesticides and fertilizers, the planting, pruning, and spraying of trees, shrubs, hedges, and lawns and the maintenance of irrigation systems; Maintains records and submits reports on the use of hazardous materials; Makes recommendations for the purchase of gardening equipment, plants, materials, fertilizers and pesticides; Plans a maintenance program for assigned landscape, garden, and other planted areas and grounds; Performs related duties and tasks as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, and the attainment of the following knowledge and abilities, plus: Possession of a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit. Possession of the appropriate State of California Qualified Pesticide Applicators Certificate upon appointment. Knowledge of: Horticulture including the growing characteristics, common diseases, and environmental requirements of plants which may be utilized in this area; Planting, cultivating, trimming, pruning, fertilizing, irrigation and care of trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns and other plants utilized by the County; Plant diseases, soil conditions harmful to plants, and their treatment; The safe and effective storage, use, and disposal, and the methods and techniques of measurement, dilution, mixture, and application of common pesticides and fertilizers used in grounds, maintenance; The installation and maintenance of irrigation systems, controllers, and related components including backflow devices; The proper use and maintenance of power and manual tools used in grounds maintenance; Proper lifting techniques and other safe work methods, and procedures; Principles of employee supervision, counseling, discipline and training. Ability to: Perform the typical tasks described above which require the ability to ride and use motorized and manual tools and equipment, kneel, stoop, climb, walk, and work outdoors in extreme weather and poor air quality safely and effectively for extended periods of time; Lift heavy, bulky and awkward equipment and loads of up to sixty pounds; Read and understand blue prints for irrigation systems and landscapes; Repair and install irrigation systems and landscapes; Supervise, train, and plan the work of assigned workers and employees; Develop and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including employees, contractors, and the public. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform professional level labor relations staff duties, including labor-management contract negotiations and administration, grievance handling, disciplinary actions, dispute resolution, training and research. Typical Tasks Serves as the chair or a member of a negotiating committee;   Develops negotiating proposals;   Researches, analyzes and costs union and County proposals;   Bargains within established limits;   Writes labor contract language;   Implements or assists in the implementation of negotiated labor agreements and arbitration awards;   Serves as a subject matter expert in meetings with the Board of Supervisors, department/agency heads and other County staff;   Consults and provides advice to operating departments regarding contract interpretation, Merit System Rules, Employee Relations Ordinance, State labor law, disciplinary actions and the handling of grievances;   Determines grievances that will be arbitrated or settled;   Selects arbitrators;   Prepares grievances for arbitrators by defining the issue, interviewing witnesses, and collecting other information;   Prepares and presents, or assists in the presentation, of cases in mediation and/or arbitration;   Prepares and presents, or assists in the presentation, of discipline appeal cases to the Personnel Board or hearing officer;   Develops and maintains communications with labor organization representatives;   Develops and implements training programs on labor relations topics;   Oversees county staff as required by assignments; e.g., serving as negotiating committee chair and implementing agreements;   May supervise subordinate professional and clerical staff;   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, skills and abilities.   Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university,   AND   Three (3) years of professional level analytical experience of which one (1) year is in the field of labor relations or human resources. Qualifying labor relations or human resources experience includes experience serving as a member of negotiating committees; developing negotiating proposals; researching, analyzing and costing proposals; writing of labor agreements/contract language; and/or conducting meet and confers.   Experience in the public sector is desirable.   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 of collective bargaining;  Laws relating to labor relations with emphasis on California public sector laws, regulations and court decisions;  Principles of organization and management;  Research and data collection techniques;  Communications techniques for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information;  Methods of dispute resolution;  Grievance procedures;  Current labor relations practices, trends and major problems in the public sector;  Some positions may require detailed knowledge of County of Santa Clara personnel and payroll systems;  Modern office practices, methods, and computer applications related to the work.  Ability to:   Successfully negotiate a labor agreement; Perform research, analysis and evaluation of facts and conflicting evidence;  Reason logically and reach sound conclusions;  Learn higher level labor relations skills;  Communicate effectively through clear and concise written correspondence and oral presentations;  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with various labor organizations and management staff;  Persuade and justify recommendations;  Effectively advise and train County managers on matters related to Labor Relations;  Reason logically and exercise sound judgment under pressure; Work effectively with considerable independence of action;  Direct and conduct meetings and discussions.  Prior to advancement to the higher compensation levels of this class, incumbents must have demonstrated the following abilities:  Chair County negotiating committees successfully negotiating comprehensive labor agreements with significant unique features;  Develop and present cases to an arbitrator/hearing officer demonstrating proficiency and command of all aspects of the development and presentation;  Perform research, analysis and evaluation of conflicting facts and evidence;  Analyze and cost complex negotiating proposals and develop alternatives within general limits;  Implement a labor-management agreement;  Resolve a variety of labor-management disputes. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, initially in a training capacity, to assess and coordinate the service needs of crime victims/witnesses to meet the clients' material, emotional and informational needs; and to represent the Department in public presentations, community groups, and committees. Candidates who fluently speak English and Vietnamese and/or English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. Those candidates selected for the bilingual positions will be required to take and pass a language proficiency exam. Payments of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150) per month are made to County certified, bilingual workers whose abilities are being used to fill positions requiring bilingual speaking, reading, and/or writing abilities.  Selected candidates must be able to successfully pass a full background investigation prior to appointment. Typical Tasks Conducts client interviews, at a safe location outside of the office, if necessary, to assess clients' needs and promptly take appropriate action; Assists clients in completing required applications; aids in resolving inconsistencies or omissions of required information; makes contacts on behalf of clients; Arranges emergency assistance and provides follow-up counseling to assure victims' immediate needs are met; refers clients to counseling resources and other support groups, as needed; Maintains clear and concise case notes, documenting all contacts, correspondence, and pertinent information; Establishes and maintains working relationships with law enforcement and other community-based resource agencies and coordinates with partner agencies to provide outreach services; Communicates with caregivers, family members or other parties of interest to secure or disseminate information; Incorporates information from relevant Federal, State and local laws, policies, and procedures to develop and practice timely, accurate filing management while maintaining a large caseload; Assists clients in the preparation of victim impact statements and by providing notification of their case status and disposition; Explains the criminal justice system/court process in lay terms to clients; Accompanies clients to court hearings and trials, as requested; Attends trainings, conferences, hearings, workshops and meetings; Compiles electronic records; submits mandated reports, or other correspondence; Attends mandatory training sessions and workshops; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties, as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to perform the typical tasks listed above which demonstrate the possession of the required knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college. Must successfully complete required in-house and entry-level victim/witness advocacy training provided through State of California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), within one (1) year of employment. If the CalOES training is not available within the first year of employment, the employee must successfully complete the first training available, or vacate the position. Possession of a California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit. Knowledge of: Methods of counseling and interacting effectively with diverse individuals in need and/or under great emotional stress; Interviewing techniques to elicit personal information; General goals of public assistance programs; Methods of organizing and compiling documents/files; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; Record keeping, case management and report writing techniques. Ability to: Interview effectively to elicit personal information and assess clients' needs; Develop and maintain the confidence and cooperation of individuals from diverse circumstances and ethnic backgrounds; Maintain professional ethics and personal boundaries; Develop and maintain the confidence and cooperation of traumatized individuals from diverse circumstances and ethnic backgrounds; Interview crime victims/witnesses, which may involve graphic accounts of brutal crimes, assess their needs and refer clients to appropriate community agencies; Learn, understand, and communicate to clients the criminal justice process, penal codes, and basic sentencing structure; Adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines, laws and regulations; Understand and utilize trauma-informed care principles in client care and interviewing; Refer clients to relevant community and State resources as needed; Review and evaluate data, weighing alternatives and determining the appropriate course of action; Work effectively with staff from other public agencies and private community based organizations; Learn and interpret relevant laws, policies and procedures; Research, develop and use community resources; Effectively and sensitively communicate, both orally and in writing, with those contacted in the course of work; Prepare and maintain clear, concise and accurate correspondence, reports, records and other written materials; Work independently under stressful conditions and maintain good judgment. Closing Date/Time: 3/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision to coordinate and supervise the issuance and control of all disposable medical/surgical supplies throughout the hospital and other off-site locations from central Supply stores; monitor items charged to minimize revenue loss; to serve as systems administrator for the VMC materials management information system. 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 Sets up work schedules and daily assignments for all workers in the Central Supply Distribution and other areas covering three shifts and weekends;   Interviews, selects, trains, counsels, and disciplines staff;   Conducts annual inventory of Central Supply stores;   Meets with individual Head Nurses to discuss and rectify problems concerning charging patients for medical supplies;   Coordinates the evaluation of trial products by professional staff by collecting and summarizing evaluation forms and reporting the results to the Product Evaluation Committee;   Monitors and adjusts par levels for each area served based on needs, usage, and consultation with Head Nurses;   Contacts vendors and other hospitals for trial and special medical supplies or when medical supply shipments are delayed;   Maintains and resolves problems with a computerized materials management inventory system;   Develops and prepares reports regarding materials usage, levels, charges, etc.;   Monitors daily charge entries for all disposable medical/surgical supplies used from the Central Supply Distribution area;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Any combination of education, training, and experience which could produce the required knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of: Supervisory techniques and administrative record-keeping methods;   Hospital operations and organizational structure;   Specialized medical and surgical supplies, primarily of a disposable nature;   General storekeeping, inventory, and stock control methods;   Principles, practices, and terminology of a computerized materials management information system;   Hospital charging systems;   Medical supplies distribution systems specific to hospitals. Ability to: Supervise a complex multi-shift central supply distribution and storekeeping system;   Communicate effectively with professional-level hospital personnel in problem-solving situations;   Maintain complex records and inventories;   Resolve materials management computer systems problems;   Keep accurate maintenance and inventory records;   Establish effective working relationships with other medical technicians, nursing and medical staff, hospital management, sales and vendor service representatives. Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Under administrative direction, assists in the management, planning, organizing and coordinator of activities of the Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator's division and manages through subordinate managers and supervisors providing estate administration, Probate and Lanterman-Peris Short (LPS) conservatorships financial services and general administration for individuals under Court jurisdiction. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE Filing Deadline: Tuesday, March 17, 2020   The recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date, therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.  This recruitment requires the submission of an online application.  No paper applications will be accepted .  Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of our Santa Clara County website  must go to  www.sccjobs.org to apply. It is important that the following information be included in your application as it will be evaluated during the competitive review step of the recruitment process:    1. Résumé 2. Contact information for a minimum of three references 3. Letter of interest explaining why you are the ideal candidate, including specific examples from your experience. No more than 3 pages. 4. Answers to the online supplemental questions Questions regarding this Executive recruitment may be directed to Quynh Truong , Executive Services at (408) 299-5701 or quynh.truong@esa.sccgov.org . Typical Tasks Typical Management Responsibilities Assists in planning, organizing and coordination of the units within the divisions responsible for estate administration, probate and LPS conservatorship programs, financial and administration services; Provides executive oversight and direction through subordinate managers and staff in the delivery of activities having impact on the Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator division; Coordinates division activities and ensures that all services are coordinated with programs and services provided by other County departments and outside agencies; Consults with County Counsel, District Attorney's Office ,the Courts and state agencies to ensure compliance with California Probate and Welfare and Institutions Codes, federal, and County policies and procedures; Advises the Director, Department of Aging and Adult Services on the development, implementation and evaluation of plans an programs, including goals, objectives, policies and procedures; Represents the Director and as requested, aces on his/her behalf on matters of conservatorship and estate administration; Administers contract negotiations ad evaluations for programs and services; Develops and monitors division budget, and may assist in the presentation of the annual budget to the Board of Supervisors; Selects, supervises, trains and evaluates subordinate staff; Manages complex and sensitive matters regarding arrangement of property sales, and reporting of estate assets or items; Research, prepare and interpret administrative, legal and technical reports, preparing written correspondence when necessary; May be assigned Disaster Service Worker responsibilities as needed; and  Performs related work as required.   Employment Standards Considerable training, education and experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities required to perform this function would typically be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with major course work in Public/Business Administration, Business Management, Public Health, Social Work or a related field, and four (4) years of recent administrative program management experience within a large public or private human service organization, at least two (2) years must have provided progressively responsible managerial oversight. Special Requirement: Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. Knowledge of: Principles of organization, administration, management, financial administration, used in estate administration, guardianship and conservatorship;   Principles, practices, and techniques of budget preparation, personnel management, labor relations and medical group;   Effective interpersonal communication skills and relations, problem solving methods;   Federal, state, and local legislation, rules and regulations pertinent to the administration of department policies and programs;   Practices associated with estate taxation, accounting and/or financial procedures;   Methods of program development and evaluation and administrative problem solving;   Trends, issues and legislation relating to the funding and service delivery of the Public/Administrator/Guardian/Conservator division;   Communication techniques required for gathering, evaluating nd transmitting information for interviewing, counseling and instructing, and for organizing and directing group discussions at all functional levels of the County or other public or private agencies.   Ability to: Plan, organize, director, coordinate and manage the staff and functions of the Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator division;   Provide critical leadership advice and consultation to the Director, Aging and Adult Services in a timely manner;   Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines;   Identify personnel and administrative problems, formulate solutions, plan and implement new programs to meet changing needs and evaluate results;   Create and apply policies, regulations and administrative procedures in the context of budget and administrative functions;   Respond appropriately to emergency situations;   Prepare correspondence and reports, and give public presentations;   Develop creative and practical solutions to complex problems;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing to clearly and logically present solutions and render appropriate decision on a variety of issues;   Develop short- and long-range plans to meet current and future needs; and   Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels in the organization.     Closing Date/Time: 3/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide direct patient care for the assigned patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse and operate all equipment used for the hemodialysis procedure. 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 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 Sets up and operates all hemodialysis equipment;   Assists licensed nurse with pre and post patient assessments and documentation;   Places needle in access for initiation of treatment;   Reports significant information or change in patient condition to the supervisor;   Assists with all emergency operational procedures, including CPR and emergency situations related to dialysis treatment;   Tests dialysate composition pre dialysis;   Sets machine parameters per physician orders;   Documents patient progress in electronic medical record;   Collects blood samples for laboratory tests per physician orders;   Terminates the dialysis treatment and safely discharges patient from unit;   Assists in maintaining the infection control program;   Assists in evaluating equipment and writes procedures necessary to operate equipment safely and effectively;   Performs cleaning procedures of related medical equipment;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Successful completion of an approved training program for patient care dialysis technicians approved by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and CMS certification as a Hemodialysis Technician. Incumbents must maintain current CMS certification or vacate the position. Knowledge of: Operation and maintenance of hemodialysis and related equipment used in the dialysis process;   Proper dialysis related procedures   Patient monitoring procedures used during dialysis treatment;   Infection Control Program in hemodialysis;   General hospital practices and procedures. Ability to:  Explain procedure and calm the dialysis patient;   Follow written and verbal instructions;   Write procedures;   Set up and operate standard hemodialysis equipment;   Performs clinical cleaning and maintenance of the dialysis equipment;   Keeps records and documentation in the clinical patient chart;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.   The Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney for assignment on the Office's Civil and Code Enforcement team.  The Office of the County Counsel's Civil and Code Enforcement team assists all responsible County departments to enforce provisions of the County Ordinance Code and State law, where the County Department acts as the local enforcement agency for the State of California.  Attorneys in the Civil and Code Enforcement team are responsible for advising County departments regarding potential enforcement actions, coordinating investigations, reviewing administrative complaints, and bringing civil litigation against responsible parties through trial and appeal.    A successful candidate must have experience in bringing civil litigation actions to enforce local ordinances, state statutes or regulations, or federal statutes or regulations, as well as the ability to analyze local and state regulatory requirements and advise clients about legal compliance where the client acts as the enforcement agency.   You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit your application for this recruitment. Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 3/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific