County of Santa Clara

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

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

   

 

72 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Under direction of the Assistant Director, Health Information Management Services (HIMS), to supervise, plan, direct, and monitor all functions of a Technical Section of the Medical Records Department of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, its satellite clinics or patient service sites throughout Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS). Typical Tasks Supervises specific sections of the Medical Records Department; Interviews and selects new personnel for employment; Provides general orientation to new employees; Monitors and reviews the work of assigned subordinates; In collaboration with subordinate lead clerks, performs annual performance evaluations for all assigned subordinates; Monitors and implements the results of changes in laws affecting activities of the section, such as release of information; Acts in place of the Assistant Director, Health Information Management Services in his/her absence; Trains staff in new health information processes affecting the workflow of hospital and satellite clinic operations; Provides medical record supplies for outlying clinics from remote county storage facilities; Attends regular Medical Record Committee meetings, as a representative of the Medical Records department; Acts as a resource for other operating departments in areas of medical record file management; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession within one year of employment of either one of the following certificates issued by the American Health Information Management Association recognizing successful completion of the Association's examination requirements: (1) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); or (2) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities are normally acquired through a minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in a medical records or health information records department, six (6) months of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity. Knowledge of: Principles and methods of manual and computerized health information systems and management of those systems; Principles and methods of supervision and training; Patient classification systems, including International Classification of Diseases -10th Revision and Clinical Modifications and their uses; Title XXII, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Center for Medi-Cal and Medicare Services (CMS) regulations for medical records, Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), California Health and Welfare Code, State and Federal regulations for health information management systems; Components and format of the medical record; Health information abstracting techniques and related statistical methods; State and Federal laws governing release of subpoenaed medical information; Medical terminology, covering a wide variety of medical specialties and diseases; and general anatomy and physiology. Ability to: Organize and supervise an information section of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center or its satellite clinics; Apply knowledge of principles and methods of manual/computerized health information systems and management; Utilize effective judgment in dealing with subordinate personnel; Assess the training needs of subordinate personnel and develop appropriate training programs; Establish cooperative working relationships with the public, patients and hospital staff; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Read and comprehend the technical elements of a medical chart. Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to conduct highly complex administrative, analytical, and staff studies and/or projects to assigned departmental activities; analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and makes recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements in support of the management functions, practices and services or the implementation of program objectives; and to serve as a consultant to top management impacting management policy and planning activities. The Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) expanded the Housing and Community Development Division due to the passage of the 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond. The OSH is tasked with increasing the supply of affordable housing for special needs populations served by the County, as well as implementing the County's efforts to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring. The Senior Management Analyst - Housing Development Program positions are located in the Office of Supportive Housing and are responsible for reviewing and evaluating housing development applications submitted for funding. These positions conduct feasibility studies for the appropriateness of submitted development proposals, perform loan underwriting, and act on the County's behalf to manage approved development projects through construction loan closing and project completion. Additionally, ideal candidates must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills that will allow him/her to effectively partner with various stakeholders, residential communities, and County Departments. NOTE: As this is a specialized recruitment with a focus on affordable housing finance, candidates must , in addition to the employment standards, possess in-depth knowledge and working experience in two or more of the following areas: Analytical and technical work in affordable housing development projects and program activities including sufficient knowledge of affordable housing finance, the development and preservation of affordable housing and compliance monitoring. Assist with one or more phases of affordable housing development and project planning such as site selection, financing, and supervision of on-and off-site construction of all types of housing. Principles and practices of contract administration, including the development of loan agreements, regulatory agreements, deeds of trust, promissory notes, disposition and development agreements, and owner participation agreements. Data gathering and assessment techniques related to housing need, market conditions, development costs etc. Typical Tasks Conducts complex and diverse organization, policy, systems and analytical studies on organization, procedures, budgetary requirements, human resources management and other related management functions; Performs cost studies, conducts surveys, and conducts feasibility studies by collecting, tabulating and analyzing a wide variety of data using appropriate statistical methods to determine trends, cycles, and underlying factors; Gathers data and analyzes information, and prepares reports outlining methodology, analysis recommendations related to administrative, fiscal, organizational, human resources and management issues; Interviews and consults with departmental officials and employees, representatives from other organizations and groups, and the general public to give and/or secure necessary information; Analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and makes recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; Conducts needs analysis, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; Develops, summarizes, and maintains administrative and fiscal records; Develops and analyzes quantitative data for management control and evaluation purposes; Prepares, recommends and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports on a broad spectrum of specialized administrative and program related problems, through written, graphic, and oral presentations Makes verbal presentations of study findings/recommendations to department and County management and boards and commissions as the assignment requires; Serves as the subject expert on a departmental or County-wide basis in the area of assignment, and is accountable for proficiency in using the tools of a highly complex management analysis activity; Negotiates and monitors contracts; ensures compliance with contract provisions; coordinates with service providers in the delivery of contract requirements; Prepares and participates in RFP process, writes grant proposals, reports, program documentation, policies, procedures and other written materials; Manages projects and develops study project plans, may conduct studies requiring inter-departmental coordination; effectively recommends study parameters and determines appropriate methodology and sources of information for assigned studies/projects; Uses a variety of information applications and databases to collect, analyze and prepare reports; May provide direct supervision to subordinate staff by directing the work activities; prioritizing and coordinating work assignments; reviewing work for accuracy; recommending improvements in workflow and procedures; May participate in the selecting, training, motivating, and evaluating assigned staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the above typical tasks, and possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note : The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering and analyzing data and formulating recommendations, and report writing can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis; AND Four (4) years of experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering and analyzing data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; one year must be at the journey level. Possession of a Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures; Methods of research and report preparation, writing and presentation; Contracts and negotiation skills; Project management and reporting requirements; Staff analysis methods, study plan preparation, statistical methods applicable to management analysis; Management problem solving methods; Basic local governmental functions and organization; Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures; Effective communication and interviewing techniques at all organizational levels of the County or other public or private agencies required for gathering, evaluating, and transmitting information; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation; Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Ability to: Formulate, gather, interpret, analyze, evaluate and present a variety of financial, informational, and statistical data; Reason logically and creatively and utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized managerial problems; Identify and define problem areas and develop and evaluate alternatives to these complex issues; Persuade, justify, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations; Negotiate, monitor, and review contracts for compliance; Prepare and present clear and concise reports; Supervise and train staff in work procedures; Consult with and advise administrators and other interested parties on a wide variety of issues in the subject matter specialization; Gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of those contacted during the course of work especially in sensitive relationships with representatives of departmental and other outside groups; Represent management and/or act as management spokesperson in dealing with other employees, departments, boards, commissions or other outside agencies or groups; Deal tactfully and persuasively with others in controversial situations; Analyze policies and procedures and make recommendations to management; Utilize computers and advanced computer software to analyze information; Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and/or legislative changes; Work independently performing complex analytical assignments and meets deadlines. Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within the Sheriff's Office Correctional facility, and to transport inmates from the Sheriff's Office Correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County; to supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and to assist in the correction of anti-social attitudes and behaviors. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility, which extends throughout California when engaged in duties described in Penal Code Section 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 7/24/2021. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Supervises the conduct of inmates in living quarters, during meals and bathing, at recreation, and on work assignments; Maintains security of inmates by taking periodic counts and by surveillance of activities; Supervises groups of inmates assigned to the shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and ensures that the work is performed properly; Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband; Books arrestees into jail, including recording custody information and inventorying personal property; orients new inmates to rules, regulations, and responsibilities; Releases inmates from custody on proper authority; Admits visitors with proper credentials within authorized regulations and advises on rules and procedures; Reports unauthorized absences and escapes; Recommends assignment to work furlough program or more secure confinement; Responds to emergencies and circumstances requiring immediate attention; Motivates inmates to modify their antisocial attitudes and behavior; Reports infractions of rules and regulations and irregular and suspicious occurrences, and issues citations of infractions; Prepares written reports on the work, conduct, and habits of inmates and their adjustment; writes incident logs and criminal reports; Transports and escorts inmates to court, between facilities, or to other locations; Maintains security within the correctional facility and prevents escapes, physically restrains inmates when necessary, conducts perimeter checks of the facility, and performs headcount; Conducts warrant and warrantless misdemeanor or felony arrests of persons within the County's detention facilities; Answers inquiries concerning corrections procedures; Supervises inmate visitation; Performs business and record keeping functions, including monetary transactions, computer operations, and processing of booking files, bail/fine monies, and court paperwork; Participates in honor guard assignments and other community relations activities; Collects, organizes, interprets, and analyzes a variety of information to determine an appropriate and reasonable course of action; Conducts recruitments and makes other public appearances; Applies first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques, as needed; Conducts recruitment background investigations; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May appear in court to testify; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a current (within the last three (3) years) California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certificate. Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.). Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity, and time of offense. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current STC or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. County employees in the Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances, including, but not limited to, those regulating the care, treatment, and custody of a diverse population of inmates, the operation of a correctional facility, and relevant sections of the Penal, Welfare and Institutions, and Business and Professions codes; Investigative procedures, methods, and techniques; Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population; Reasonable accommodations related to cognitive and physical disabilities of incarcerated individuals in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA); First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.); Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the detention of inmates; Control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups in the performance of work projects and in handling personal problems; Accurately observe, recall, and document inmate behavior; Prepare clear and concise reports; Communicate effectively with individuals of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds; Make forcible arrests; Understand and follow written and oral instructions; Use and maintain equipment and supplies; Effectively handle hostile and aggressive behaviors; Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; Participate in investigation of crimes, accidents, or other incidents, as needed; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Perform a variety of physical tasks; Wear and operate equipment that may include emergency apparatus; Adapt to work environment; Work required hours and assigned shifts; Meet firearms qualifications, as required; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies; Exercise sensitivity, empathy, impartiality, conscientiousness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and emotional control; Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify. Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day for this recruitment are tentatively scheduled for 7/24/2021. A Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Sheriff's Correctional Deputies who, under supervision, maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, transport from the correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County, supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and assist in the correction of antisocial attitudes and behavior. The Sheriff's Office is proud of our diverse workforce, and we encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy and attend an Adult Correctional Academy training program as trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of three timed events: 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, and a 500-yard run. When hired, Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadets enter a 13-week Adult Correctional Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as a regular Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at Step 1. Newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Sheriff's Correctional Deputies. Upon graduation from the Adult Correctional Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. *Sheriff's Correctional Deputies are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages and directs the day-to-day operations and staff of the Planning Office in the Department of Planning and Development. This is an executive management position that reports directly to the Director, Department of Planning and Development and is responsible for providing leadership and direction for one of the two major divisions within the Department. The functions of the Planning Office include comprehensive planning, development review, zoning administration, and special projects and studies. APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS This recruitment is through an executive search firm, Koff & Associates, and it is continuous until filled. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants must apply through Koff & Associates at https://koffassociates.com/planning-manager/ and should include a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume. For further information or questions on the recruitment process, please contact Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408) 299-5897 or patricia.carrillo@esa.sccgov.org . This recruitment is open continuous but may close as early as 10 days after posting. STAY UP-TO-DATE ON OUR LATEST EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENTS Subscribe to our Executive Leadership Careers Newsletter! Click Here Or follow us on Instagram :: Instagram.com/SCCExecRecruitment Facebook :: facebook.com/SCCExecRecruit Twitter :: @SCCExecRecruit Typical Tasks Typical Management Responsibilities Through subordinate managers, directs, assigns, and evaluates the work of the division; Selects and appoints personnel, develops an office-wide team, provides coaching and mentoring, and evaluates performance in achieving the division goals and objectives consistent with County and Department goals and objectives; Oversees the development and implementation of the division's annual work plan, budget, performance measures and outcomes; At the direction of the Director, serves as a spokesperson for the Department on planning issues and policies; Ensures the delivery of quality, customer-focused services by a commitment to continuous work improvement and exemplary public service; Refines organizational processes and structures, as necessary, with particular attention to efficiency, effectiveness and the delivery of customer-focused services; Provides oversight for planning studies and special projects, and the development and implementation of the County's General Plan; Oversees land development activities to ensure projects are in conformance with the General Plan, zoning ordinances, environmental regulations and related planning policies; Presents and/or facilitates the presentation of reports and studies to the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission concerning land use and development plans, policies and regulations, private development proposals within the unincorporated areas, and various other matters affecting land use or environmental quality in the County of Santa Clara; Confers with elected officials, local government, regional agencies, related Boards and Commissions, and community groups in coordinating the work of the division; Initiates and participates in the resolution of any intra-departmental or inter- departmental issues and concerns; Promotes inter-agency and inter-jurisdictional coordination and cooperation on land use and development issues; Serves as an educator on planning issues for citizens and community groups, and supplies information and reports to help residents better understand County policies. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience in governmental planning to perform the above tasks and to demonstrate the possession and application of the required knowledge and abilities. The qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies, Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and three (3) years recent managerial level experience in governmental planning. A Master's degree in one of the above areas is highly desirable and would substitute for one (1) year of experience. AICP Certification is highly desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of governmental planning necessary to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the staff and functions of a planning division; Current trends and statistics affecting governmental planning; State Planning Act, California Land Conservation (Williamson) Act, Subdivision Act and California Environmental Quality Act; Principles and practices of public administration, organization, management analysis, supervision, budgeting and personnel management; Ability to: Effectively organize, coordinate, direct and evaluate the staff and functions of a governmental planning division; Develop creative and practical solutions to complex problems; Communicate effectively with individuals and groups; Train, organize, supervise and motivate division staff; Effectively represent the Department before the Board of Supervisors, County Executive, the public, and other entities and organizations; Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all those contacted during the course of work; Work within a complex environment with a diverse staff and community population; Prepare clear and comprehensive correspondence and reports Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected. Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam. We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application. It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application. The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results. We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination. The test day for this recruitment are tentatively scheduled for 7/24/2021. A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run. When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1. Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs. Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years. APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. * Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under direction, to plan, organize, and supervise the work of a clerical staff engaged in maintaining a variety of difficult and complex accounting or bookkeeping records, controls, and reports; to produce complex, varied, and difficult final reports from worksheets or data produced by subordinates. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Typical Tasks Interviews and hires or recommends hiring; Schedules, assigns, and reviews work; Counsels subordinates; Trains workers or assigns others to train; May assist subordinates with the most complex assignments or fill in as required; Compiles fiscal data; Produces complex financial reports and summaries; Prepares complex reports to justify funding requests; Trains and explains reporting procedures to contract agencies funded by grants; Informs departments of changes in data processing procedures; Identifies errors and makes necessary corrections; Initiates changes in reporting or unit procedures; Balances and reconciles unit's revenues; May balance tax collection to monies deposited and to collections processes; May explain medical or other billing procedures to departmental or agency personnel and handle difficult inquiries from patients or clients; May process real property bankruptcies and check accounting procedures on legal garnishments, bankruptcies, and other documents; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; 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 knowledge and abilities required to perform these duties are attained through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a high school diploma; AND Four (4) years of clerical accounting experience, including one (1) year lead or supervisory experience. The lead of supervisory experience may be inclusive of the clerical accounting experience. Twenty (20) semester units or thirty (30) quarter units of college-level accounting-related coursework may be substituted for one (1) year of the required clerical accounting experience. Special Requirements Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of supervision and training; General office practices and procedures; Office methods and equipment; Clerical bookkeeping and accounting principles and terminology used in fiscal recordkeeping and reporting systems; Basic arithmetic; Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets and/or databases. Ability to: Supervise, train, plan, organize, schedule, review, and evaluate difficult clerical accounting work of others; Learn and interpret specific governmental fiscal procedures, data processing fiscal procedures, and, in some positions, reporting requirements of funding agreements; Deal effectively with personnel from funding agencies, banks, and other departments; Understand and apply complex clerical accounting procedures and controls; Accurately compile complex clerical accounting reports from a variety fiscal data; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with subordinates, superiors, and others contacted in the course of work; Operate calculators, adding machines, and other standard office equipment accurately and rapidly; Prepare simple forms and schedules. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs general and psychiatric nursing care to mentally ill or emotionally disturbed patients, including the administering of medication in an acute services or health center setting. Submission of a Psychiatric Technician license by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners is required. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. Such positions are located in Valley Medical Center, Behavioral Health, as well as other departments. Opportunities 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 Acute Services Setting: Evaluates patient behavior and initiates therapeutic interventions. Assists in arranging, coordinating and may lead in providing a variety of therapy techniques such as assertive behavior training, role training and primary process and life skills groups. Assumes lead function of staff members in controlling physically aggressive and/or resistive patients in order to avoid destructive behavior and prevent injuries. Initiates patient care duties such as admitting, orienting, discharging, taking vital signs, and assisting with meals. Maintains records pertaining to patient care. Accompanies patients to designated areas. Assists patients in developing or maintaining a well-groomed appearance. Health Center Setting: Responds to requests from community agencies or individuals for mental health evaluations at the centers or through home visits. Interviews patients and other appropriate persons to determine if patient is in need of voluntary or involuntary psychiatric hospitalization and to identify appropriate treatment services. Refers patients to appropriate community agencies for treatment and/or assistance. Provides short term crisis consultation to families, community agencies and the public as required. Provides follow-up of high risk cases. Maintains effective relations with local police departments, County departments and other agencies. May act as co-therapist with individuals and groups previously treated. In addition to the tasks described above: To serve as role model for less experienced personnel and in this way teach more adaptive and efficient means of interacting with disturbed patients and families. Provides short term crisis consultation to families, community agencies and the public as required. Administers oral and subcutaneous and intra-muscular medications under the direction of a Physician. Orients and trains other staff as required. Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners and sufficient experience involving a variety of treatment techniques applied to the acutely mentally ill as a Psychiatric Technician, including substantial experience in the administration of medications and group process. Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required. Experience Note: This employment standard normally represents two years of experience in a Health Care setting, with duties comparable to a Psychiatric Technician I in Santa Clara County. Knowledge of: Leadership in crisis situations; Practical nursing techniques and their application; Techniques of physical control and protection; Behavior patterns of persons with symptoms of emotional disturbance or mental illness; Reaction, contra-indications and responses to common psychiatric medications; Medical and psychiatric emergency procedures; Basic principles and techniques of psychotherapy used in the treatment of psychiatric patients; Community resources for appropriate referral of patients. Ability to: Act as a leader in crisis situations; Administer oral and subcutaneous medications; Apply basic nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients; Exercise judgment in recognizing symptoms indicative of adverse patient reactions; Respond to psychiatric emergencies with appropriate intervention; Ability to work effectively as a member of the treatment team; Maintain accurate records; Analyze situations accurately and take effective action; Speak before individuals and groups; Apply a reasonable degree of physical exertion occasionally in restraining over-active patients. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction to plan, organize, direct, and administer the activities and staff of a unit in the Procurement Department and to perform professional procurement work of considerable difficulty. In order to submit your online application, a resume must be attached. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, and directs a unit in the procurement department, which provides purchasing and contracting services to County agencies and departments; Establishes team priorities and allocates personnel resources to achieve program objectives; Assists in the formulation and implementation of procurement policies, plans and procedures for purchasing goods and services for the County; Formulates with departments/agencies their short and long term strategic procurement plans that allow the County to maximize buying power and minimize inefficiencies. Reviews procurement's policies and procedures in order to improve upon and standardize the procurement processes; Provides leadership, direction and assistance to departments and agencies related to procurement activities and conducts highly complex contract negotiations with outside vendors; Directs and evaluates performance of subordinate staff. Participates in personnel selection interviews and makes recommendations regarding personnel actions; Reviews and approves contracts and agreements for services that support County operations for accuracy and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and procedures; Ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Implements, controls, evaluates, and monitors contracts to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations and Santa Clara County ordinances, policies, and procedures; Develops management policies and business rules for Procurement's database system; Manages the interaction with application and system programmers to establish standards and procedures for access to Procurement's database system; Gives presentations to agencies, departments, and other organizations on contracting issues; As required, assigns, reviews, prepares, directs and participates in negotiations of highly complex multi-part contracts for produces and services; Organizes plans, supervises, and participates as needed in solicitation process; Provides assistance and advice to County agencies and departments on negotiated contracts; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities would normally be acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's Degree with major course work in Public or Business Administration, in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Material or Supply Chain Management or closely related field, AND Five (5) years of full-time experience in procurement performing professional-level work in IT (Information Technology), Medical or Facilities and Institutional procurement with an emphasis on Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Invitations to Bid (ITB), Requests for Quotations (RFQs) and Requests for Information (RFI) development, negotiation of price and contractual terms/conditions, cost savings and vendor management. Experience must include three (3) years of management experience in creating procurement policies and procedures and planning and coordinating activities for subordinate staff. Possession of an Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) or a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification issued by the Institute for Supply Management, or Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) from the National Institute of Government Procurement, Inc. is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of purchasing for a large public agency including methods of creating specifications and initiating competitive bids; Principles, practices and techniques of organization and administrative practices, fiscal, and program management and of employee supervision, motivation, training, and development; Laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to large scale public sector purchasing including solicitation of bids/proposals, financing, evaluation of offers, negotiations and awarding of contracts; Uniformed Commercial Code (UCC) rules and regulations and Contract Law as it relates to the procurement of goods and services; Business practices related to purchasing; Governmental functions and organization and methods and procedures used in public sector competitive bidding; Compile data for purposes of bidding and awarding contracts; Staff analysis methods, study plan preparation and statistical methods; Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, productivity tools, and/or databases including automated purchasing systems. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate the County's procurement program; Supervise, train, assign workloads clearly and effectively, and evaluate the work of professional and clerical staff; Advise agency and department heads on procurement policies and procedures; Develop and recommend effective courses of action on procurement issues; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Negotiate contracts; Interpret, explain and properly apply procurement rules regulations, policies and procedures and contractual terms and conditions; Research and prepare highly complex specifications and solicitations; Prepare and revise complex contracts, contract amendments and other documents related to contract administration activities; Analyze and solve complicated contractual terms, investigate sensitive or unusual issues or complaints, and provide guidance and assistance; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Exercise appropriate initiative and judgment in answering questions and releasing information and resolve problems that are highly complex and sensitive in nature; analyze and project consequences or decisions and/or recommendations; Use modern office equipment and enterprise resource planning software. Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform title examinations, to make legal determinations on the reappraisability of property, and to provide technical information on the subject of reappraisability. Typical Tasks Researches the title of recorded and unrecorded documents to determine the reappraisability of complex property transactions; Interprets and applies sections of the Revenue and Taxation Code to determine reappraisability of changes in ownership and implements Departmental procedures accordingly; Maintains communication and personal contact with other divisions of the Assessor's Office, other agencies, title companies, the public, private attorneys and interested parties, to coordinate various title functions and to resolve discrepancies or conflicts in recorded property documents; Researches, prepares and presents appeals before the Appeals Board or hearing officer; Answers inquiries concerning changes in ownership and reappraisable transfers; Clarifies conflicting ownership information by searching Assessor's and Recorder's records; Researches and resolves tax billing problems; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: Training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, and two years of experience in an Assessor's Office, Title Company, or Financial Institution with responsibilities that include processing recordable documents related to real property transactions or other property documents relevant to change of ownership -OR- Two years of experience in real estate sales or property appraisal; -OR- Certification as a paralegal technician and one year of experience in property law or a related legal discipline. Special Requirements Eligible for California State Board of Equalization temporary certification as an assessment analyst for property tax purposes. Must successfully complete the California State Board of Equalization training program and pass the certification examination within one year from the time the employee is granted temporary certification or vacate the position. Knowledge of: Practices and procedures for determining reappraisal status in cases of property transfers, including complex transactions such as those involving trust and partnerships; Methods and terminology used in the process of title searching and in the examination of land titles and title clearance; Methods of describing real property; Revenue and Taxation Code, interpretations of the State Board of Equalization and other laws, regulations, and documents relating to the work of the unit; Assessor's source documents, data files, data processing control procedures; Ability to: Read and interpret titles, property descriptions, and related documents; Interpret and apply legal and procedural provisions relating to real property descriptions and transactions; Review and interpret title encumbrances and transfers; Independently interpret and apply legal and procedural provisions relating to reconciling title problems; Communicate effectively; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, the public and outside agencies; Work under pressure. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide the full range of professional nursing and psychiatric care; to initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing clinical knowledge. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription | Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment: Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patient and/or family for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population; Assesses patient care problems and utilizes this knowledge to formulate appropriate nursing interventions into patient treatment plans. Applies a triage method for assessing treatment priorities. Planning: Establishes priorities and coordinates activities needed to implement patient care; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems; Collaborates with appropriate support personnel in the discharge planning of patients and in the appropriate referral to other mental health resources in the community; Assists in developing plans for teaching patients and families about the multiple requirements of proper home care. (eg: medications, follow-up care, mental health resources, etc.); Implementation: Provides professional nursing care to psychiatric patients and assists in the administration of psychiatric and/or medical treatments; Explains treatment procedures to patients and provides support before, during, and after treatment; Assists in the orientation and training of new or less experienced staff as necessary; Assists patients in developing skills for daily living; Administers psychiatric medications with a thorough understanding of their indications, contraindications, side effects, and adverse reactions; Teaches the patient and family how to follow psychiatric treatments after discharge (eg: medication reactions, dietary changes, etc.); Teaches family to recognize signs/symptoms of decompensation and appropriate interventions in the event that this occurs in the psychiatric patient; Performs mental status examinations and crisis interventions and makes recommendations for further treatment as necessary. Leads or co-leads group therapy sessions; Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Maintains a safe and supportive environment; Acts as a liaison between patient and physician; Assumes a leadership role in emergency situations and monitors the work of nursing staff and directing the care of patients in a single unit; Applies counseling skills to encourage socially acceptable behavior; Physically restrains combative patients following accepted standards of practice; Evaluation: Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; Evaluates interventions made by less experienced staff and makes modifications where necessary; Observes, assesses, records, and reports the patient's behavior, condition, and reaction before, during, and after treatment; Evaluates outcomes of emergency situations and provides support for staff and patients involved. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a registered nurse in the state of California and one year of progressively responsible clinical experience, which included charge assignments in an acute psychiatric nursing service and the ability to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair and overhaul, gasoline, diesel or alternative fuel powered heavy duty trucks, construction equipment, and automobiles. * * * * * * * * * * * * IMPORTANT * * * * * * * * * * * EXAMINATION DATES: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an in-person written examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30. Typical Tasks Inspects gasoline or diesel powered heavy equipment and trucks, automobiles, motorcycles and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) to determine corrective work needed; troubleshoots and diagnoses computer control system components using scanners or laptop computers; Overhauls, maintains and repairs equipment such as automobiles, trucks, trailers, bulldozers, rollers, graders, road sweepers, travel-loaders, auxiliary engines, pumps, steam cleaners, air compressors, motorcycles, ATVs and related equipment; Times engines and makes a variety of adjustments; Removes, disassembles, repairs and replaces a variety of parts including transmissions, clutches, differentials, axles and suspension, pneumatic and hydraulic brake systems, hydraulic systems, ignition and electrical systems, electronic and computer control systems, steering and control systems, air conditioning/climate control systems, tracks and assemblies, various electrical devices/units, motor vehicle body parts and attached equipment; Uses test equipment, including electronic scanners or laptop computers, shop tools and equipment including micrometers, grinders, schematics, valve facers, hoists and other devices common to the trade; Makes repairs to heavy equipment and vehicles at the site of a breakdown; Operates equipment and vehicles to insure complete repair; Conducts smog tests and smoke tests on diesel engines under public sector regulations; Conducts annual safety inspections required under California State laws on equipment; Performs acetylene, tig, mig, stick or arc welding; performs plasma cutting in repairs to vehicles and fabrication of equipment attached to vehicles; Grinds, seats and adjusts valves; Repairs and rebuilds truck frames and fabricates or modifies special equipment and simple structures used on heavy equipment, trucks and light vehicles; Repairs and installs special equipment such as sirens, gun racks, extra lights, cages, controllers and instrument panels; Prepares and maintains related records; May prepare schedules of repairs for a limited amount of equipment; May order replacement parts and make recommendations as to cost of repairs; Identifies correct replacement parts from manufacturers' catalogs; May operate a metal lathe; May lead one or more Automotive Attendant, Fleet Services Assistant Mechanic or other lower level staff; Performs related work 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 to perform this function are normally acquired by training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. AND Two (2) years recent experience as a journey level heavy equipment mechanic. OR Three (3) years recent experience equivalent to Santa Clara County's Fleet Services Assistant Mechanic. Possession of a valid California driver's license is required at the time of appointment and ability to qualify for and maintain an acceptable driving record, which will qualify a County Driver's Permit. Special Requirements: Possession of a forklift operators certification within six (6) months of appointment or must vacate the position. Certification must be maintained throughout employment. Special Requirements for Fleet Management personnel only: Possession of Air Conditioning and Refrigerant license/certification issued by the State of California within six (6) months of appointment or must vacate the position. Certification must be maintained throughout employment. Some positions may require the possession of a valid Class A or B California driver's license. Possession of one or more of the following certifications is desirable: One (1) or more National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications Smog license/certification issued by the State of California. Knowledge of: Theory, operation and repair of diesel and gasoline engines and fuel, cooling, air conditioning/climate control, ignition, electronic, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems; Use of test equipment including scanners and computers, welding materials and techniques and shop machines, equipment and tools; Proper and safe use of tools and equipment used in mechanical repairs; Operation of heavy equipment and vehicles; Smog tests and smoke tests on diesel engines procedures; Upload of recalibration software for scanners and computers used to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment; Schematics and blueprints as related to equipment. Ability to: Instruct and lead assigned personnel; Meet established deadlines; Keep accurate records and make simple reports; Follow written and oral instructions; Adapt to different working conditions and environments; lift and carry materials, supplies and equipment; climb ladders; and crawl in tight spaces; exercise physical exertion in the movement of moderately heavy or bulky supplies; Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination and agility; Move and lift objects that weigh up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds. Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations. Clinical Nurse III applicants would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience . Clinical Nurse III - Critical Care Prefer experience in Intensive Care and completion of a Critical Care Training program. Positions available in critical care units at each hospital include: Saint Louise Regional Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit O'Connor Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Medical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Cardiac Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Surgical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Trauma Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Burn Unit Valley Medical Center - Progressive Care Unit O'Connor Hospital - Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit Float Pool The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about us and follow us on: Employee Benefits I Why Join Us Website I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Facebook I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital LinkedIn | Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Job Subscription | Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care; Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
Under general direction, to supervise a large group of appraisers and coordinate all real property appraisals within a specific district for tax assessment purposes, and to personally perform selected complex industrial appraisals. Typical Tasks Coordinates and equalizes all property appraisals within an assigned district and with other districts; Delegates section's workload to senior and staff appraisers; Personally performs most difficult and complex high value appraisals; Develops controls for the accomplishment of short and long range programs; Provides technical assistance and advice to field appraisers on complex and unusual appraisal problems; Trains and supervises other appraisers; Confers with property owners to discuss assessments, valuation problems, and complaints; directs preparation of assessment appeals cases; Consults with taxpayers associations, real estate groups, governmental agencies, and others as a representative of the Assessor; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Permanent certification by the California State Board of Equalization as an appraiser for property tax purposes; and one year of experience equivalent to the level of a Senior Appraiser. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Economics, business administration, and revenue laws pertaining to the office of Assessor; Building materials, equipment, fixtures, workmanship, and general construction quality as applied to all classes of buildings; Laws and court decisions affecting the appraisal of land and buildings. Ability to: Instruct and supervise subordinates in proper appraisal techniques and practices; Prepare and present written and oral reports. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
The Health Care Financial Analyst series describes levels of positions accountable to Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System Finance that are assigned the responsibility of performing duties and supervising various finance-based analytic activities within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Positions in this series are typically assigned to projects and activities across several departments within Santa Clara Valley Health Hospital System (SCVHHS). Incumbents must have excellent computer skills and be able to work with very large databases to complete and provide analytical and program support for a variety of services. Incumbents may be assigned to lead complex program audits or assessments, lead other analysts, manage contract services or participate in the evaluation of service program and delivery systems. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Note: The following tasks are typical of those performed by incumbents in this class series, other related duties may be performed. Incumbents at each level do not necessarily perform all duties listed. Conducts or participates in a variety of health and hospital related financial, systems and analytical studies; performs cost studies; and conducts feasibility studies; Develops and prepares revenue/expense projections based on patient utilization, payor mix, gross charges, contractual adjustments, clinical staff productivity, ancillary service requirements, and other health care financial factors; Develops and participates in cost allocations, and indirect cost rate proposals based on third party payor and other regulations; Prepares and analyzes contract payment reconciliations based on cost reports and payment documentation; Prepares and presents cost reports, coordinates audits, cost reimbursement settlement claims for government payers and agencies (Medicare, Medi-Cal, OSHPD, etc.), and responds to related requests for information from auditors; Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned Health and Hospital project or program; Directs, evaluates and trains subordinate staff; Defines financial reporting and information needs and coordinates any systems modifications with Information Services; Coordinates various health care services with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve financial program goals; Identifies financial program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and improvements; Conducts a variety of studies to determine best financial practices; Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners; Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts; Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency; Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations; Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports; Provides leadership, direction, and development and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve and enhance performance and services; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Quantitative or analytical work would include: Analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various financial programs and services. Some of the financial functions would include conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys on organization, procedures, budget issues; reviewing and analyzing current or proposed policies, procedures, systems, statistical analysis and reports; organizational structure, operational analysis, work flow and staffing, management and organizational systems and procedures; and is involved in making recommendations. Senior Health Care Financial Analyst Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Finance, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, or a closely related field and four (4) years of professional level financial analytical experience, two (2) years of which are in a health care setting. A Finance degree is preferred. A Master's degree in one of the disciplines listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-health care experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of health care delivery systems and the issues of the health care industry; Complex health care reporting requirements; Strategic planning concepts in the health care industry; Statistical analysis and techniques, procedures, advanced computer skills, complex financial analyses, spreadsheets and database software; Health care organizational structure and program components; Current legislation and trends in government affecting health care providers; Project management, personnel issues, labor relation contracts and negotiation skills; Health care regulatory, project management and health care reporting requirements. Ability to: Administer, coordinate, supervise, and analyze the work of an assigned staff engaged in complex financial, informational and statistical analyses; Analyze complex health care utilization and financial issues/programs and reach valid cost effective conclusions; Analyze, direct and evaluate Health and Hospital System programs and procedures and develop logical solutions; Communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at all levels, and other health agencies and providers; Prepare and present clear and concise reports; Represent Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System on assigned committees and with service providers; Utilize computers and advanced computer software to analyze health care information; Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and or legislative changes. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 16, 2021
Full Time
Under general supervision, to provide supportive services to department or office by performing a variety of routine and standardized clerical work within strict procedural guidelines with limited opportunities to exercise independent judgment. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for July 12-24th between the hours 7:30 am - 9:00 pm. Typical Tasks Answers inquiries from callers or visitors, and refers them to the appropriate source of information following standard departmental policies and procedures; Photocopies documents, files and other materials according to established instructions and guidelines; Sets up and maintains control of files containing documents and folders by purging old files or archiving closed files, sorting and filing materials into folders, determining location of materials not in files, classifying materials by nature of subject or numerical order and preparing new folders in accordance with specific information; Searches for and pulls files, including contacting other offices to determine location of file, or retrieve file information from a computer system; Opens, collects, routes and distributes mail and/or office supplies; stuffs, seals, weighs letters and applies postage for outgoing delivery; Uses a keyboard to maintain a database for sorting and updating computer files; retrieves information from a computer using appropriate software applications, and prints reports or other materials as needed; Creates or updates labels, forms, cards, or requisitions, using a typewriter or keyboard; Operates a variety of standard office equipment (e.g., copy machine, computer terminal, typewriter, phone, fax, microfilm reader, etc.); performs simple equipment troubleshooting and maintenance on variety of office equipment; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to high school graduation. Knowledge of: Basic computer use (familiarity with computer); Basic office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and operating standard office machines; General English usage including grammar, punctuation, and spelling; Basic mathematics; Telephone procedures and etiquette. Ability to: Perform general clerical work and learn specific operations of the office; Use a computer keyboard with accuracy; Learn computer applications (e.g., word process, spreadsheet, database, etc.); Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, technical, and professional personnel; Follow and understand oral and written instructions; Perform a variety of clerical work. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Ambulatory Care and in partnership with the Physician Site Director, manages designated ambulatory care sites or facilities. 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 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: 6/27/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Part Time
Description Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations. Clinical Nurse III - Dialysis would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license, and at least three years of recent acute care or ambulatory experience. Clinical Nurse III - Dialysis positions are available at O'Connor Hospital. 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 us and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Website I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Facebook I Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital LinkedIn | Santa Clara Valley Medical Center I O'Connor Hospital I St. Louise Regional Hospital Job Subscription | Sign Up Typical Tasks Assessment Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population; Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs; Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards; Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel; Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care; Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning; Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided; Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures; Promotes effective communication; Periodically provides direct patient care; Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors; Participates in the interviewing and hiring process; Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility; Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately; Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care; Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff; Implements new programs and approaches to patient care; Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department; Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations; Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner; Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 14, 2021
Full Time
This Outreach/Communications Aide position is a full-time position in the Office of County Supervisor Joe Simitian, responsible for community outreach events and external communications of the office. This position may also involve some policy analysis, media relations, and constituent casework. The County of Santa Clara government serves approximately 1.9 million residents. The Board of Supervisors consists of five members who are elected to four-year terms. Each supervisor represents a geographic district. Elected in June 2012 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020, Supervisor Simitian represents the Fifth District, which includes Palo Alto, Stanford, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Cupertino, Saratoga, and portions of Sunnyvale and San Jose. Compensation The salary for this position will be commensurate with skills and experience. The County also offers excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits. Retirement benefits are provided through CalPERS (the California Public Employees' Retirement System). Paid holidays, as well as vacation and sick leave, are also included as part of the compensation package. Application Process Current County employees are encouraged to apply and would retain their right to return to their former classification and participate in promotional recruitments if they held permanent status with the County prior to appointment. Salary placement for a County employee will follow the 10% promotional rule. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two brief (1-4 page) writing samples on any topic to: Kristina Loquist Office of Supervisor Joe Simitian, Fifth District County Government Center 70 West Hedding Street, 10th Floor, East Wing San Jose, CA 95110 E-mail: Kristina.loquist@bos.sccgov.org Resumes will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Typical Tasks Outreach - responsible for planning and promotion of in-person and virtual public events such as sidewalk office hours, telephone town halls, public meetings, roundtable discussions, etc. Outgoing Communications -help coordinate outgoing communications across multiple platforms, including the Supervisor's newsletter, website, and social media accounts. Responsible for developing original content as well as sourcing and assembling content and imagery provided by other staff members. Media Relations -this position is not the primary media relations role, however, the incumbent will assist in developing and implementing the media strategy, including drafting press releases, media advisories, and opinion pieces, fielding and responding to press inquiries, and preparing the Supervisor for media interviews. Employment Standards Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills- these skills are essential, above all Organizational proficiency, including the abilities to prioritize, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines Ability to quickly read and summarize a significant volume of complex information Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team Creative thinking and clear communication of ideas Other Desired Qualifications Schedule flexibility-occasional evenings and weekends are required General knowledge of local, state, and federal government and the role and basic functions of county government in California Familiarity with content management systems, email marketing platforms and social media Experience in graphic design Language proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Under supervision, to support and review patient records and billing information; or to coordinate, monitor, review, analyze and implement modifications to the Charge Description Master to ensure all services are captured and billed appropriately; and to perform analytic studies and projects related to coordination, implementation, and maintenance of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's rate structure, professional fee coding, compliance and education, and to support management in projects related to revenue generation, enhancement and control. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Reviews services performed with the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System to ensure appropriateness of fees charged, and the accuracy of service coding by utilizing Common Physician Terminology (CPT), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and Relative Value Studies (RVS); Coordinates and maintains rate files (or assists) for all revenue producing departments; Monitors changes in third party payment rates on a consistent basis in order to keep the medical center's rates current with market prices for services performed; Makes comparative analysis of technical data; Provides rate setting, revenue generation, and professional fee coding expertise to department managers, nurses and physicians by training and monitoring the charging function, assisting in the development of departmental charge documents, providing consultation when changes to the charging system occur, and providing ongoing provider education; Reviews and monitors all physician contracts which utilize gross hospital revenue as a basis for physician reimbursement, and insures the accuracy of the physician payments by reflecting the correct payment percentage in the hospital rate file; Meets with billing staff to resolve (or assist in resolving) billing issues relating to the Charge Description Master and denials management; Coordinates and responds to inquiries from the medical staff, public and other hospitals regarding the price quotes for medical services; Works to develop provider education curriculum and training materials; including new governmental and third party payor requirements; Develops effective relationships with hospital departments, clinics and medical staff, as well as peers at other similar institutions and professional organizations; Conducts surveys, studies, and other research projects necessary for rate analysis, rate setting, and charging practices; May conduct audits for coding compliance and provides feedback and education to departments and/or providers; Works with accountants and vendor of computerized billing system/accounting services to produce statistical reports for third party payers and government agencies; Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed State and Federal legislation and the impact on billing/claiming, financial reporting and programs: Meets with Information Services Department to assist in resolving computer system problems; Compiles information and prepares reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Medical Coder (CMC) or Certified Coding Specialist - Professional (CCS-P). Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the completion of sixty (60) semester units from an accredited college and four (4) years of experience as a Health Services Representative, Patient Business Services Clerk, Medical Administrative Assistant, Health Information Clerk, or comparable classification within the health care field. Knowledge of: Rate setting models and procedures necessary to optimize revenue generation objectives and meet the requirements of third party payers; Hospital mainframe and professional fee information systems relating to charging, billing, and financial reporting; Principles and practices of professional fee coding compliance; Personal computers and software applications to produce revenue generations projects and objectives; Sources of information about legislation involving hospital rate reimbursement structures; Principles of organization and administration; Statistical research techniques and procedures; Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating, and conveying information; Medical terminology, relating to diseases and related treatments; Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), Relative Value Studies (RVS), ICD9 and other medical coding resources; Fiscal policies, procedures, and regulations relating to services performed; Regulations, laws, and reporting requirements common to the operation of California hospitals; Medicare, Medi-Cal and third party payer procedures common to medical billing; Data collection techniques. Ability to: Initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with limited direction and supervise subordinate staff; Develop and implement an effective work flow process to maximize productivity; Develop education curriculum and training materials; Prepare reports supporting recommendations; Define problem areas; Plan, coordinate, and initiate action necessary to implement recommendations or changes required by third party payers and legislative action; Collect, assemble, analyze, and present technical data; Speak effectively and participate in group meetings; Follow oral and written directions; Interact with hospital and other personnel with issues related to hospital rates, reimbursement requirements, professional fee coding compliance, and other revenue control issues with third party payer representative, monitors, and the public; Maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, including department managers, physicians, and hospital administration; Learn new information and more complex tasks involved in hospital revenue control; Function under stress of strict deadlines or confrontational situation; Deal cooperatively, tactfully, and effectively with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific