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.

   

 

118 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within the Sheriff's Office Correctional facility, and to transport inmates from the Sheriff's Office Correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County; to supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and to assist in the correction of anti-social attitudes and behaviors. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility, which extends throughout California when engaged in duties described in Penal Code Section 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2022. Typical Tasks The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Supervises the conduct of inmates in living quarters, during meals and bathing, at recreation, and on work assignments; Maintains security of inmates by taking periodic counts and by surveillance of activities; Supervises groups of inmates assigned to the shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and ensures that the work is performed properly; Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband; Books arrestees into jail, including recording custody information and inventorying personal property; orients new inmates to rules, regulations, and responsibilities; Releases inmates from custody on proper authority; Admits visitors with proper credentials within authorized regulations and advises on rules and procedures; Reports unauthorized absences and escapes; Recommends assignment to work furlough program or more secure confinement; Responds to emergencies and circumstances requiring immediate attention; Motivates inmates to modify their antisocial attitudes and behavior; Reports infractions of rules and regulations and irregular and suspicious occurrences, and issues citations of infractions; Prepares written reports on the work, conduct, and habits of inmates and their adjustment; writes incident logs and criminal reports; Transports and escorts inmates to court, between facilities, or to other locations; Maintains security within the correctional facility and prevents escapes, physically restrains inmates when necessary, conducts perimeter checks of the facility, and performs headcount; Conducts warrant and warrantless misdemeanor or felony arrests of persons within the County's detention facilities; Answers inquiries concerning corrections procedures; Supervises inmate visitation; Performs business and record keeping functions, including monetary transactions, computer operations, and processing of booking files, bail/fine monies, and court paperwork; Participates in honor guard assignments and other community relations activities; Collects, organizes, interprets, and analyzes a variety of information to determine an appropriate and reasonable course of action; Conducts recruitments and makes other public appearances; Applies first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques, as needed; Conducts recruitment background investigations; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May appear in court to testify; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a current (within the last three (3) years) California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) certificate. Current certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.). Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity, and time of offense. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current STC or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. County employees in the Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances, including, but not limited to, those regulating the care, treatment, and custody of a diverse population of inmates, the operation of a correctional facility, and relevant sections of the Penal, Welfare and Institutions, and Business and Professions codes; Investigative procedures, methods, and techniques; Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population; Reasonable accommodations related to cognitive and physical disabilities of incarcerated individuals in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA); First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.); Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the detention of inmates; Control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups in the performance of work projects and in handling personal problems; Accurately observe, recall, and document inmate behavior; Prepare clear and concise reports; Communicate effectively with individuals of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds; Make forcible arrests; Understand and follow written and oral instructions; Use and maintain equipment and supplies; Effectively handle hostile and aggressive behaviors; Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; Participate in investigation of crimes, accidents, or other incidents, as needed; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Perform a variety of physical tasks; Wear and operate equipment that may include emergency apparatus; Adapt to work environment; Work required hours and assigned shifts; Meet firearms qualifications, as required; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies; Exercise sensitivity, empathy, impartiality, conscientiousness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and emotional control; Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify. Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2022. A Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Sheriff's Correctional Deputies who, under supervision, maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, transport from the correctional facilities to and from court, medical facilities, and other locations within and outside the County, supervise a crew of inmates in work projects throughout the County, and assist in the correction of antisocial attitudes and behavior. The Sheriff's Office is proud of our diverse workforce, and we encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy and attend an Adult Correctional Academy training program as trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of three timed events: 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, and a 500-yard run. When hired, Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadets enter a 13-week Adult Correctional Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as a regular Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Sheriff's Correctional Deputy at Step 1. Newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Sheriff's Correctional Deputies. Upon graduation from the Adult Correctional Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Sheriff's Correctional Deputies must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. *Sheriff's Correctional Deputies are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and control the activities and/or staff of a County program. The County of Santa Clara Office of the County Counsel ("Office") is recruiting to fill a Program Manager II - Law Office Administration position to provide critical support for County Counsel administration functions. Under direction, responsibilities include supporting a variety of internal Office projects and operations. Examples of some current projects include: organizing the development, implementation, and management of the County's centralized public records request software system for all departments across the County; performing analysis and documentation of processes and workflows in the Office's multiple legal practice areas to recommend improvements and assist in the planning and implementation of a new legal case management system; writing internal Office policies and procedures; developing, summarizing, and maintaining Office administrative records for compliance requirements; assisting in the development and management of Office contracts; and liaising with County departmental staff to coordinate the development and revision of Countywide administrative policies. The Office of the County Counsel is the general counsel for the County of Santa Clara, including the Board of Supervisors and all County departments and agencies. The Office's attorneys work in a wide array of practice areas, including civil litigation, government operations, labor and employment, health and hospital, environment and land use, public safety and justice, child welfare, probate/conservatorship, workers' compensation, real property and public works, and civil and code enforcement. The Office of the County Counsel has both its legal service functions and its Office administrative functions. This position will be supporting the Office's administrative functions. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication abilities evidenced by strong grammar and punctuation, and effective writing and proofreading skills; as well as excellent judgment, analytical ability, and organizational skills. The capability to work collaboratively with your colleagues to support the needs of the Office and to interact professionally with other departments are necessary characteristics. A commitment to public service in a professional environment are essential qualities for this job. All County Counsel personnel must maintain strict adherence to the confidentiality of the attorney-client privilege and attorney work product. In addition to the employment standards, a qualified candidate would possess experience in one or more of the following areas: Legal office administrative management responsibilities; Project management in a governmental setting; or Experience in writing policies or procedures relating to legal processes or office processes. A resume and writing sample must be attached in order to submit the job application. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and directs a County program that provides direct service to the public or other agencies; Determines program objectives in light of established goals; Develops strategies to achieve objectives; Establishes program priorities; Formulates and implements policies, plans and procedures for carrying out functions of the program; Defines personnel resource needs and allocates them as required to reach program objectives; Selects and hires staff and ensures the orientation, training and development of program staff; Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; Establishes an appropriate organizational structure and delineates working level and relationships of personnel to carry out the program's activities; Determines budgetary requirements to maintain the program; Makes recommendations on the annual budget and may present the program's budget to the Board of Supervisors; Is responsible for determining program funding needs and obtaining available outside funding when necessary through grants and/or contracts; Is responsible for the implementation, control, monitoring and evaluation of provided services to ensure compliance with terms of received grants and contracts; Maintains liaison relationships and represents the program in contacts with public and private agencies and concerned community groups and organizations; Prepares reports and correspondence; Keeps abreast of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; Provides assistance and advice to advisory and planning boards, commissions, task forces and other special groups as required; May prepare and make presentations to staff, boards, commissions, and external groups; May provide ongoing statistical reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; And performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are typically attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Relevant experience includes experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory, or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing. AND Five (5) years of analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience which includes duties interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing; two (2) years of which must be at the journey level. A Master's degree can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Specialized program knowledge may be required in addition to the generalized administrative/supervisory experience when it can be demonstrated that: it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program;that the Program Manager will be held accountable for this specialized knowledge; andthat subordinate program staff will not be able to provide the subject matter expertise that is required. Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below indicate the common aspects of the three levels of the Program Manager Series. However, for recruitment purposes, a potential candidate will be rated on ability to perform at a specific level as outlined in the allocation factors. In appraising experience, more weight will be given to the breadth rather than depth of pertinent experience and the evidence of the candidate's ability to assume and fulfill the responsibilities of the position at a designated level. Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of: Program development and evaluation; Techniques of organizing and motivating groups; Personnel management techniques; Methods of administrative problem solving; Principles of organization and administrative, fiscal and program management; Principles of employee supervision, training and development; Community and agency consultation methods and procedures; Computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, data base management software, presentation and electronic mail software. Ability to: Plan, organize, control and evaluate a public service program; Manage initiatives, collect and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating services and or programs; Plan and assign workloads clearly and effectively; Train, develop and motivate staff; Deal effectively with a variety of government and community officials; Speak effectively in public; Integrate the activities of a program to attain program goals; Prepare and review reports; Develop and recommend effective courses of action; Develop and effectively utilize all available resources; Establish and maintain program's objectives, priorities and policies; Consult with and advise top administrator on the activities and status of the program; Develop short and long range budget plans that accurately reflect program needs. May require the ability to apply the tools of a specialty subject area. Closing Date/Time: 6/20/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision of an attorney, to perform a variety of paraprofessional legal duties: to assist in preparation of cases for trial, prepare legal documents, interview clients, and perform legal research and writing. The senior level performs the most complex and/or difficult of the paraprofessional legal duties. In order for your online application to be submitted and accepted, you must attach your qualifying documentation to the application (certification, transcripts, or declaration letter), which indicates how you meet the employment standards. Selected candidates must successfully pass a full background investigation prior to appointment. Typical Tasks Typical Tasks For Paralegal: Gathers and compiles evidence for attorneys by interviewing witnesses and collecting materials, documents, and reports; Prepares trial notebooks, organizes evidence, and prepares exhibits; Interviews clients, witnesses, and others, and serves as a liaison between clients and attorneys; Determines eligibility for client assistance from the Public Defenders office, and may evaluate and arrange for client to enter rehabilitative programs; Acts as a liaison with public and private agencies, law enforcement agencies, state agencies, attorneys, clients, relatives of clients, and witnesses; Logs and tracks cases to ensure that time lines are met; Arranges for the presence of witnesses, prepares witnesses for testimony and deposition and reviews and summarizes witness statements and depositions; Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are standard legal documents or that require a minimal amount of original writing; Performs basic legal research in which issues are readily identifiable, or performs cite checking; Files legal documents in court, and delivers materials regarding ongoing cases; May assist attorney in court by taking notes; distributing cases, and coordinating witnesses; Maintains a law library containing law books and other reference material; Performs related duties as required. Typical Tasks For Senior Paralegal: The Senior Paralegal may perform the above tasks in addition to the following: Drafts and prepares a variety of legal documents, correspondence, and reports that are complex and require a great amount of original writing; May have responsibility for a highly specialized and complex assignments requiring a high level of independence including the organization of documents used in civil litigation or in the prosecution or defense of major crimes; Negotiates and resolves administrative issues with representatives of opposing counsel or client; Performs complex legal research in which issues are not readily defined and a substantial amount of research is required from a variety of references; May represent the County or be called upon to provide information at administrative hearings; Establishes procedures for organizing and processing work; May assist attorney in extensive preparation of Penalty Phase; May provide lead direction and training to Paralegals and intern paralegals; Tracks and monitors criminal databases, information on grant proposals, claims filed against the County, gang related activities, DNA testing; Provides training to County agency personnel for statutory compliance and on law enforcement databases; Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of one of the following: (1) A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal program; (2) A paralegal certificate or a degree from a nationally or regionally accredited, or Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education-approved post-secondary institution that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (or equivalent) units in law related courses; (3) A baccalaureate degree or advanced degree in any subject; plus a minimum of one year of law related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; (4) A high school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years of law-related attorney supervised* experience; and a written declaration from that attorney* stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. This experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. *The supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Special Requirement MCLE Post Employment Standards - Paralegals/Senior Paralegals are required to certify completion of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits every two (2) years. These credits consist of four (4) hours of general law or a specialized area of law, and four (4) hours of legal ethics. Senior Paralegal Experience Note: In addition to the above, the required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are typically attained through one (1) year of experience as a paralegal. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of legal research and available legal resource material, discovery, and fact investigation; Principles of legal writing; Legal terminology; Basic communication skills including questioning and investigative interviewing techniques; Ethics of law practice; Civil and/or criminal legal processes and judicial structure; Skills necessary to perform issue identification. Ability to: Prepare effective legal papers; Perform basic legal research and writing; Speak and write logically and effectively; Analyze and interpret applicable codes, laws, ordinances and statutes; Prepare and organize evidence; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and coworkers. The Senior Paralegal requires the following additional abilities to: Prepare complex legal papers requiring a great amount of original writing; Perform advanced legal research; Negotiate and resolve administrative issues. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate patient health care service delivery system(s), and to develop and market efficient programs and services to meet strategic efforts across the continuum of care for the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). This position will support St Louise Regional Hospital. This position provides leadership at St. Louise Regional Hospital ancillary support services including Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Environmental Support (EVS), Respiratory, Pharmacy, Therapy, Dietary, and Volunteer Services. The ideal candidate will possess l eadership experience in managing clinical support services in an Acute Care setting, and in Inpatient/Outpatient services. Typical Tasks Directs the current and long-range plans, policies and objectives of SCVMC's patient care clinical program and business development in collaboration with the Director of Ambulatory & Community Health Services, Director of Nursing Services and related Medical Department Chair or Director; Directs process improvement initiatives to create service line efficiencies and standards which ensure safe, therapeutic and effective care of patients; Identifies innovative approaches to improving care and maintaining an environment committed to the highest standards of quality patient care, safety and customer service; Directs change to health services, implementing new initiatives in collaboration with related health care service line operational leadership group (operational managers, medical, nursing, other clinical leaders, support departments and relevant staff) across the continuum of care of SCVMC departments, providing health services in ambulatory, inpatient care or the community; Identifies, directs and implements change to standardization of patient care customer service line processes, including ancillary services as needed, to augment health advancement, prevention and treatment of diseases or conditions; Ensures new and redesigned systems maintain compliance with applicable accreditation standards, laws and regulations in collaboration with clinical and operational leaders; Develops and revises patient care policies and procedures in collaboration with operational and medical leadership; Recommends, to Valley Medical Center service line leadership, appropriate actions based on evaluation of the service environment, operational achievements, identified problems and data for forecasting operational and capital budget for future budget needs; Directs and implements plans for coordinated services to enhance the business service line quality and patient experience in collaboration with the administrative clinical staff, medical staff, other department personnel and community representatives, as indicated; Directs the service line leadership group in the development of strategic plans, in collaboration with SCVHHS Department of Planning and Marketing, to enhance SCVHHS service line's visibility and usage in Santa Clara County; Participates in medical center operations committees as related to the service line development and/or maintenance of service levels; Participates in communication and coordination of care with community partners; Convenes appropriate groups to facilitate interdisciplinary work for any area deemed by the leadership important to achieving better health and healthcare for lower costs, and for medical staff to provide service for patients and their families in support of medical care, medical education and research; May supervise, coordinate and evaluate the work of staff in their assigned area of responsibility; May be assigned as Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The following knowledge and abilities are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related health field and a Master's Degree in Hospital Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or Health Science and five (5) years of administrative experience in a teaching hospital, health or hospital system; three (3) years of required experience must include management in a patient health care service environment. Licensure: Possession of a current CA Board of Registered Nursing, Medical or other professional healthcare licensure or certification may be required for some positions. Knowledge of: Principles of financial administration and cost control methods applicable to health or hospital system operations; Principles and practices of health care policy and administration, including current trends in health care planning, policy, management, program evaluation and related issues; Regulations and laws common to the operation of hospitals and health systems in California, particularly those pertaining to ambulatory service reimbursement; Principles and models of patient care and care delivery; The principles of health or hospital system organization and administration including the principles of acute care and ambulatory service planning, organization, and delivery. Ability to: Works with administrative staff, medical staff and other department personnel in a health or hospital system, and representatives of allied groups in coordinating and planning services to patients; Direct, plan, organize, control, evaluate, set and maintain standards for, and update the operation of a large patient care service delivery line; Interpret and apply accreditation standards, regulations and laws pertaining to healthcare delivery; Identify problems and formulate constructive administrative policies and procedures to improve patient care service delivery; Communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at all levels; Establish and maintain positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies, management and staff, clients and the public. Closing Date/Time: 6/6/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to manage the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on a 24 hour basis. Nurse Manager- Neonatal ICU Current vacancy available at: O'Connor Hospital - Neonatal ICU The eligible list will be used for future openings. 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 utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to organization, fiscal management, and social, political, professional and specialization trends in nursing practice within area of responsibility; Assesses and identifies the educational needs of staff as well as the quality of nursing care delivered, as these relate to nursing care standards; Identifies situations requiring corrective action and organizes, analyzes and presents appropriate documentation. Planning: Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care; Collaborates with the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures and trends; Collaborates with appropriate levels of nursing staff to determine policies and procedures to be used within nursing; Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning and executing approaches to nursing process in response to changing needs; Participates in long range planning and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care; In collaboration, plans a systematic approach to staff development for the purpose of recruitment and retention; Assists in the development of a budget to support the established clinical care standards. Implementation: Participates in the process of identification, supervision, and implementation of departmental goals; Facilitates the formulation of patient care standards; 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 nursing care; Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the nursing organizations; Facilitates communication between departmental staff; Meets regularly with medical staff to share information and problem solve; Participates in directing and implementing policies and procedures for appointment, transfer and termination of personnel; Participates in selection of candidates for available position through initial interviews based upon the specific technical and psychosocial competencies required on individual nursing unit. Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means; In collaboration with Clinical and Administrative staff developers, implements and evaluates orientation programs; Participates in development and teaching of leadership and management skills; Assists in implementing the most cost-effective utilization of staff; Promotes compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory standards, and J.C.A.H.O.; Collaborates with the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary. Evaluation: Periodically reviews organization structure, policies and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs; Directs and implements utilization of nursing care evaluation tools; Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality nursing care; Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems; Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Relevant education, training and experience and demonstrated current competence in the nursing care of neonatal intensive care patients would typically be obtained through: Training and experience in intensive care of the newborn (CA Title XXII, Section 70485 (b) requirement); Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation; At least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with five years of clinical experience of which two years shall be in neonatal care. A Bachelor's Degree in another field may suffice if the individual has education and experience in administration (California Children's Services (CCS), State Department of Health Services requirement). A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience. Some equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected. Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam. We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application. It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application. The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results. We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 25 , 2022 . A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee. Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run. When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy. After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office. A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1. Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law. Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs. Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancellation period is provided. Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet. Employment Standards Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application. Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years. APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception. Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history. * Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training. Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year. Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes, and the apprehension of law violators; to provide security to the Superior Court and the service of civil process issued by the Court; and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. The Deputy Sheriff - Lateral recruitment is for applicants who currently work or recently worked at a POST approved law enforcement agency performing duties comparable to a Deputy Sheriff at Santa Clara County. It is also for those who have recently graduated from a POST approved law enforcement academy. Those seeking to start a career in law enforcement would want to refer to the Deputy Sheriff - Cadet Unclassified job bulletin. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2022. Typical Tasks he following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. Patrols county areas and contract cities in a radio equipped patrol car to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crimes; Responds to a variety of calls, including felony and misdemeanor complaints and vehicular accidents; Conducts initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting the crime scene, and gathering and preserving physical evidence; Appears in court to testify; Prepares reports on facts obtained, makes on-view and warrant arrests, and transports prisoners to jail; Serves as a detective or as a member of a detective division team; Serves legal processes, such as summons, garnishments, writs of execution, and attachments; Signs affidavit that service has been made or notifies attorney that service cannot be made; Prepares notice of sale, conducts sales, and prepares transfer of title documents; Attends sessions of the court to which assigned, representing the Sheriff and supervising the security of the court; Keeps order in the courtroom and serves any processes or makes any arrests necessary; May provide training in various areas within the Sheriff's Office Divisions, including providing Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and/or Standard and Training for Correction (STC) to in-service personnel; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW), as required*; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks, plus the possession and direct application of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units). Special Requirements Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may apply but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday. Possession of an active (within the last three (3) years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificate; Current First Aid and CPR certificates; Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in California is disqualifying. Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified based on established medical standards or current POST or Departmental orders. Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Must pass a complete background investigation, including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Candidates must meet all required employment standards prescribed in Government Code Section 1031, which include a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, fingerprinting, background investigation, and medical examination. *As a condition of employment, pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100-3109 and Local Ordinance, all County of Santa Clara employees are designated Disaster Service Workers, including extra help. A DSW is required to complete all assigned DSW-related training, and in the event of an emergency, return to work as ordered. Knowledge of: State and local laws and ordinances; Modern police practices and procedures; Investigation and interrogation techniques and the identification and preservation of evidence; Modern sociological concepts and communication skills in dealing with a diverse and ethnic population; Self-defense tactics; First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); Geography of local area; Common computer systems and applications; Course training and instruction techniques. Ability to: Acquire, retain, and apply police knowledge, procedures, and departmental policies; Express oneself clearly and concisely in English, both in writing and orally, and be able to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports; Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private citizens, fellow officers, and supervisors; Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community; Make decisions and act calmly during emergencies; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Project authority; De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors; Observe accurately; Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance, and agility; Use and care for specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand-held radios; Provide training and instruction in a variety of subjects within the Sheriff's Office; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, at all levels, including colleagues, the public, and other agencies. Physical Requirements Work varying shifts (i.e. day, swing, and graveyard), including weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Labor & Delivery experience. Per Diem Clinical Nurse Labor and Delivery Positions available in the Labor and Delivery units at each hospital include: O'Connor Hospital- Labor and Delivery Saint Louise Regional Hospital- Maternal Child Health mixed unit Valley Medical Center - Labor and Delivery Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. Per Diem Clinical Nurses are required to be available to work at least six (6) shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable). Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the six (6) shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work 1 of the 3 Winter holidays. When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on the three major holidays as note above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital - 358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription | Sign Up 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 problemsCoping mechanismsHealth practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the competency area. Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Pediatric ICU experience. Per Diem Clinical Nurse Pediatric ICU Positions available in the Pediatric ICU units at each hospital include: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Pediatric ICU Per Diem Clinical Nurse are appointments to non-permanent positions established to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. Per Diem Clinical Nurses hired into eight (8) hour shifts are required to be available to work at least six (6) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable). Per Diem Clinical Nurses hired into shifts longer than eight (8) hours are required to be available to work at least four (4) shifts a month, two of which shall be weekend shifts (if applicable). Four (4) weekend shifts per month may be approved as an alternate schedule to the six (6) shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work 1 of the 3 major holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day on a rotating basis. When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on the three major holidays as note above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital - 358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County. St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at www.scvmc.org and follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription | Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problemsCoping mechanismsHealth practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Emergency Department or Critical Care competency area. Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Under direct supervision of either a Pharmacist or a Registered Pharmacy Technician, will assist with clerical duties, stocking supplies and customer service activities. This recruitment is for assignments in various pharmacy areas located at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, Saint Louise Regional Hospital, and the Valley Health Center clinics. Inpatient Pharmacy is open 24-hours a day, 7-day a week, 365 days a year to ensure continuous and comprehensive patient care. Primary Care Pharmacy services consist of 12 outpatient pharmacies, a Refill Center Pharmacy, and a Call Center with processing and billing functions. The outpatient pharmacies provide services to patients from the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital Clinics, inpatient discharges, custody discharges, and community health partner clinics. Specialty Pharmacy services include Custody Pharmacy, Better Health Pharmacy, and Pharmacy Purchasing. The established list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur. This may include full-time and part-time positions, and extra-help positions (temporary employment). Please make sure to indicate in the supplemental questions the type of positions and shifts you are willing to work. Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the written exam tentatively scheduled for June 2022. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , och.sccgov.org , slrh.sccgov.org Follow us on: Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Answers inquiries from callers or visitors, and refers them to the appropriate source of information following standard departmental policies and procedures; Reads and transcribes pharmaceutical information; Types prescription labels from physician's order; Keeps pharmacy area clean and orderly, including stocking medications, supplies, equipment, etc.; Performs general clerical duties as assigned; Orders office supplies and equipment as directed; Retrieves information from a computer using appropriate software applications; Files prescriptions and other documents; 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: 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; Transfer and transcribe information with accuracy; Accurately operate a cash register and other equipment as required; Make accurate arithmetical computations; Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, technical, and professional personnel; Follow and understand oral and written instructions; Perform a variety of clerical work. **Departments may selectively recruit for typing speed up to 45 Net WPM depending on departmental need. Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Under medical direction, to perform a variety of standard magnetic resonance imaging procedures in addition to Computed Tomography. Please note: All applications are required to attach proof of a valid license or certificate issued by the State of California. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. This may include full time, part time, and extra help/Per diem positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. Typical Tasks Obtains quality images for medical diagnosis by performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures as directed by a physician by using appropriate technical factors and scanning techniques; Communicates MRI scan information appropriately to physician to determine need for further scanning; Performs CT procedures as assigned; Properly identifies and processes MRI scan images for review by physician; Administers or assists physician in administering contrast media; Performs various quality control activities; May coordinate with physicians and patient care areas regarding scheduling and sedation of patients; Analyzes safety information in relation to patient to ensure that there are no contraindications to examination; Ensures that the MRI area is clean, stocked, and safe for patients, visitors and staff; Instructs, prepares and positions patients for MRI scans; Troubleshoots, documents, and communicates equipment problems; Assists in training student technologists, Radiology residents and Diagnostic Imaging Technologists in MRI technique; Performs general radiographic procedures when required; Cleans and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels; Performs routine administrative tasks; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a State of California certificate to practice as a radiologic technologist. Demonstrated competence in the performance of standard magnetic resonance technology procedures and trained in and competent to perform Computed Tomography (CT). Sufficient education, training and experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Knowledge of Magnetic resonance imaging techniques, methods, and equipment; General radiographic techniques, methods, and equipment; Magnetic resonance imaging physics, physiology, structural and organic anatomy including cross-sectional anatomy; Computed Tomography procedures; Methods of positioning patients for radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures; Principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging; Safety principles and procedures relating to diagnostic imaging in general and magnetic resonance imaging in particular; Basic computer skills. Ability to Perform general radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures; Perform CT procedures; Perform basic quality control on MRI equipment; Ability to recognize anomalies/abnormalities for the purpose of notifying interpreting physician; Recognize and take appropriate action related to equipment malfunctions; Instruct and position patient for MRI scan and other radiographic procedures; Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers and medical staff; Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients, even in stressful situations; Follow written and oral instructions; Use professional resources to remain current in general radiology and magnetic resonance imaging; Accurately bill for complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashion; Work independently with minimum supervision; Work in paid on-call status as needed. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to research, develop, and produce electronic/digital materials, audio-visual stories, and promotional videos about County departments, programs, projects, and events for public information, staff training and orientation, and community education and outreach; to serve as a multimedia program and project consultant/assistant to management and other departmental staff. Typical Tasks Plans, writes, coordinates, shoots, edits, and updates electronic/digital and audio-visual materials for public service announcements, advertisements, news releases, internal communications, training, promotional events, and other public communications, including for use on County websites and social media platforms; Shoots and streams live video of County, departmental, and community public meetings and events; Shoots and streams live video, or posts recorded video, of messages from County departments to share externally with the public or internally with employees; Develops or assists in developing, producing, and coordinating audio-visual stories and content to create public awareness about County programs, departments, and agencies; Coordinates all phases of production to completion, including subjects, production crew, camera sequencing and movement, music selection, sound effects, narration and dialogue synchronization with visual effects, and casting of voice-over narrators; Coordinates productions to meet timeline and budget parameters; Sets up, adjusts, and performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic/digital and audio-visual equipment, including cameras, recorders, audio mixers, monitors, multimedia equipment, lighting kits, projectors, and associated computers, equipment, and software required for multimedia presentations/productions; Assesses electronic/digital and audio-visual program needs in consultation with supervisor and/or requestor and determines the most effective format, content, and media to be utilized in order to achieve the desired results; Assists in reviewing, prioritizing, scheduling, executing, and updating requests for multimedia production services; Projects and prepares fiscal year expenditures based on continuing multimedia services, equipment, and supply needs; Schedules various phases of production to ensure that personnel and equipment are utilized within the scope of the allocated budget; Interviews department officials, employees, and representatives from various groups and organizations, and the general public to secure information; Conducts research on subjects to be presented utilizing both Department personnel and published information; Researches and reviews materials and tools designed to visually communicate subject matter, recommending purchases to management; Assists in training staff in the operation of audio-visual equipment, including digital cameras, recorders, sound mixers and sound equipment, and lighting kits; Writes and publishes a detailed script of all video projects and provides closed captions; Collaborates strategically with other communications staff in the Office of Public Affairs and other County departments to disseminate information using audio-visual techniques, websites, and social media platforms; Coordinates project activities internally and externally, including special events and multimedia activities; May advise County staff in responding to on-camera interview requests; may perform mock interviews; Assists in developing, maintaining, and archiving/cataloging systems and records of all multimedia communications, including raw footage, completed videos, audio, and all audio-visual elements for story-telling; Attends meetings, presentations, and special events, as directed; Researches, recommends, orders, and maintains inventory of audio-visual equipment and supplies; May coordinate and maintain photo galleries; May collect and analyze data and prepare reports; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate 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 a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcasting, Communications, Journalism, Cinema, Television, Instructional Technology, or a related field and Two (2) years of experience in communications program design and audio-visual and electronic/digital video production. Special Requirement Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization. Knowledge of: Promotional video design, audio-visual storytelling, electronic/digital video production, multimedia tools, and evaluation techniques; Principles, practices, and techniques of current and emerging public communications, relations, and information media; A variety of video formats, and standards for web, social media, and current platforms used to share video; A variety of media production equipment, including professional video camcorders, cameras, stabilizing rigs, portable audio recorders, wireless lavalier microphones, shotgun microphones, lighting, sliders, live streaming equipment, sound recording equipment, etc.; Electronic/digital and audio-visual equipment and audio-visual editing and production; Production and sound mixing techniques; Multimedia and audio-visual production terminology and concepts; Interviewing techniques; Script writing and evaluation of impact of content on target audience; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation; Budget preparation; Digital photography; Common office computer applications and current video/photo/graphics creation and editing software. Ability to: Work quickly and effectively under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision; Work under conditions of frequent interruptions, short lead times, and tight schedules; Demonstrate excellent time management and work prioritization skills and timely follow-up on assignments; Conceptualize electronic/digital information projects and audio, graphics, and visual effects; Produce electronic/digital and audio-visual products and corresponding scripts that meet objectives in an interesting, creative, and professional manner; Determine multimedia audio-visual program objectives in relation to program needs/limitations and learner preparation and ability; Assess multimedia programmatic needs and determine cost-effective and program-effective response; Research, review, and extract information from published sources, interviews, meetings, and discussions; Capture video and photographs, edit media product, and operate audio-visual equipment; Use electronic/digital video and sound recording equipment; Use electronic/digital photographic equipment for color and black and white photography, graphics production, etc.; Instruct personnel in proper use of audio-visual equipment and materials; Understand and effectively communicate technical data in audio-visual projects; Develop, write, and complete short/long term goals and objectives; Be proactive, creative, and resourceful in completing assignments; Communicate ideas and concepts clearly in English through creative, engaging, and persuasive audio-visual storytelling and compelling video and images; Ensure multimedia content, length, depth, tone, style, and quality requirements meet project expectations; Collaborate with and share knowledge with others; Establish and maintain collaborative, cooperative, and productive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work and exercise appropriate discretion and professional judgement. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to operate electrocardiograph (EKG) and other cardiac monitoring equipment and to provide clerical support to the electrocardiography department. 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 Receives requisitions for electrocardiograms and other cardiac monitoring examinations; Performs inpatient and outpatient routine and Short Turn Around Time (STAT) EKG's, including walk-in patients referred from other clinics; Prepares and assists patients prior to examinations, attaches electrodes, and operates the electrocardiograph; Verifies valid physician order or requisition for EKG study, verifies patient identifiers and inputs patient demographics into EKG machine; Monitors the recording procedures to discern artifact or abnormalities; Prepares EKG and other cardiac tracings for upload into EKG Data Storage System and assigns studies to be read by physicians; Prepares, sets up, and instructs patients for the 24 hour ambulatory Holter cardiac monitoring procedure; Prepares appropriate EKG charges for data entry by department billing personnel; Cleans and performs light maintenance on EKG equipment and notifies internal biomedical equipment repair staff or equipment vendors for more difficult repairs; During daily inpatient rounds, performs checks on unit EKG carts to verify accuracy of time, date and other settings; Maintains records of daily EKG processes; edits and transcribes functions for lead EKG attachments, Holter reports and 30 day Event reports; Maintains files, prepares new file folders in accordance with established protocols and procedures, searches for and pulls files; Performs Quality Control by verifying all hard copy data has been transferred to EKG Data Storage System; Collects EKGs from all inpatient and outpatient sources on all shifts (such as emergency department and health clinics) in electronic format or via regular delivery system; verifies accuracy of data and uploads studies to EKG Data Storage Systems; Makes copies of EKG tracings and reports upon request of other departments and agencies; Orders departmental supplies; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Training and experience sufficient to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Heart Association is required for all positions. Experience Note: A candidate would normally acquire the knowledge and abilities through attainment of one of the following: A Certificate of Achievement or Certificate of Completion from an accredited EKG Technician training program, Laboratory Assistant/EKG Technician program, or Phlebotomy Technician/EKG Technician program consisting of 144 quarter hours (or equivalent) of classroom training in EKG and an externship of at least 160 hours that included any of the following: Holter monitoring, event monitoring, stress testing, or treadmill training; OR Two (2) years of recent patient care experience within the past four (4) years in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which was performing EKG procedures. Knowledge of: Basic principles of patient care and general hospital organization; Basic electrocardiogram (EKG) and related cardiac monitoring examinations; Basic medical terminology; Basic techniques of anatomical placement of electrodes for EKG and related examinations; Operation of electrocardiograph and other basic cardiac diagnostic machines; Normal and abnormal wave patterns and their variants; Artifacts in tracing and methods to eliminate or correct; Basic computer operations and software programs. Ability to: Apply techniques and anatomical placement of electrodes for EKG and related examinations; Operate electrocardiograph and other basic cardiac diagnostic machines; Apply techniques for anatomical placement of electrodes for EKG and related examinations; Distinguish between normal and abnormal wave patterns and their variants; Recognize artifact in tracings and correct or eliminate it; Deal tactfully and empathetically with persons under stress; Perform basic computer operations and data entry; Maintain files and records and write brief reports; Establish effective working relationships with patients, hospital staff, the public and others. Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under the supervision of a licensed physician, approved by the State Advisory Committee on Physician Assistant, to perform selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks in each of the five major clinical disciplines (medicine, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry and obstetrics). Physician Assistants (PAs) within the Santa Clara County Healthcare System provide health care under the supervision of physicians and surgeons. They are formally trained to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment. They practice in all settings and provide care to patients of all ages. Practice settings within our system include all Surgical Sub-specialties, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Interventional Radiology, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Pain Management, Endocrinology, and Custody Medicine. The Surgical Specialties Department is recruiting for a Physician Assistant who is able to function in the role of First Assist during Cardiothoracic Surgery and can manage the care of perioperative and p ostoperative Cardiothoracic patients. The ideal candidate will have experience practicing as a Physician Assistant in Cardiothoracic Surgery, and have the skillset of being able to harvest a vein. Only applicants who provide a copy of their Physician Assistant certification , attached to their application will be accepted. All other applicants will be rejected. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org , oconnor.org , stlouise.org Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/scvm Typical Tasks Takes a complete, detailed and accurate patient history; Performs a complete physical examination, when appropriate, and records and presents pertinent data in a manner meaningful to the Primary Care Physician; Performs and/or assists in the performance of drawing venous blood and routine examination of the blood; performs catheterization and routine urinalysis, Nasogastric intubation and gastric lavage, the collection of and the examination of the stool, the taking of cultures; Performs and reads skin tests; Performs pulmonary function tests; Performs tonometry and audiometry; Performs endoscopic procedures, limited to nasoscopy, otoscopy and anoscopy; Performs pelvic examinations, including bimanual examinations and the taking of Pap smears; Participates in the taking of EKG tracings; Performs the following routine therapeutic procedures: injections; immunizations; debridement suture and care of superficial wounds; Debridement of minor superficial burns; Removal of foreign bodies from the skin; Removal of sutures; Removal of impacted cerumen; Subcutaneous local anesthesia, excluding any nerve blocks; Anterior nasal packing for epistaxis; Strapping, casting and splinting of sprains; Removal of casts; Application of traction; Application of physical therapy modalities; And incision and drainage of superficial skin infections; Recognizes and evaluates situations which call for immediate attention of the Primary Care Physician and institutes, when necessary, treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient; Assists the Licensed Physician in the evaluation of Narcotic Antagonist test results; And performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a certificate of approval to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the National Board of Medical Examiners. (To obtain this certificate of approval, the State requires each candidate to have graduated from an approved program of instruction in primary health care and enrollment in a continuing education program approved by one of the following institutions: (1) The American Academy of Family Practices; (2) The California Medical Association; (3) The American Medical Association; and (4) Programs approved by all specialty boards.) Knowledge of: Physics and chemistry to the extent necessary to practice medicine, Algebra, English, Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Sociology or cultural Anthropology, Psychology. Ability to: Relate effectively to patients; Work effectively with medical staff; Gather complete, detailed and accurate medical histories; Record and present pertinent data in a meaningful manner; Perform routine laboratory and screening techniques; Perform designated routine therapeutic procedures; Recognize and evaluate situations which call for immediate attention of the physician; Instruct and counsel patients on matters pertaining to physical and mental health; Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide public health nursing services in the home or public health clinics in an assigned planning area. Bilingual (Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and Cantonese) candidates are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, specify the language located under Agency-Wide Questions of the application. Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Provides nursing service to individuals in homes by planning for, teaching, and demonstrating nursing care; Assists individuals and families in carrying out recommendations made by the physician; Teaches and counsels individuals, families, and groups regarding specific diseases, health conditions, and health maintenance; Participates in various clinics by interviewing and counseling patients; Assists individuals and families to recognize their problems and refers them to appropriate community agencies and clinics for specialized services; Coordinates care of patients with other public and private agencies; Collects specimens from patients: performs medical tests and reports on test results, and administers injections and oral medications; Performs on-going and follow-up evaluation to determine effectiveness of treatment; Interprets physicians' orders and assists families in carrying out these orders; Encourages families to recognize the need for appropriate medical, psychiatric, hospital or other care as necessary; Prepares reports and maintains necessary records; May supervise subordinate personnel; Attends appropriate staff meetings and in-service training sessions; May pursue appropriate job related educational courses; Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of public health nursing; Causes, control and care of communicable disease; Community resources and health agencies related to public health nursing; Uses and effects of medicines. Ability to: Plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities in a district; Work effectively with patients and families to assist them in satisfactory solution of health problems; Develop and maintain effective public relations with community organizations; Analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action; Speak and write effectively. Closing Date/Time: 6/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform professional public health nursing services in the home or public health clinics in an assigned planning area. Twitter I @scvmctalent Facebook I facebook.com/SCVMC LinkedIn | linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Visits and observes assigned patients and their families to discover, define, act on and/or report causes of health problems; Participates in various clinics by interviewing and counseling patients; Recognizes attitudes and cultural patterns that are detrimental to health and guides families towards desirable changes; Teaches basic health procedures in the home in relation to individual family needs; Provides professional health counseling to individuals and their families; Refers families to appropriate community agencies and clinics for specialized services; Coordinates care of patients with other public and private agencies; Determines caseload priorities and performs on-going and follow-up evaluation to determine effectiveness of treatment; Consults with lay and professional members of the community to identify community needs and provide appropriate programs; Recommends long term program planning for complex health problems; Interprets physician's orders and assists families in carrying out these orders; performs medical tests and reports on test results; May supervise assigned personnel; Attends staff meetings and in-service training sessions; May pursue appropriate job related educational courses; Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and one year of experience as a Public Health Nurse. Possession of a valid Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of public health nursing; Causes, control and care of communicable diseases; Community resources and health agencies related to public health nursing; Use and effects of medicine. Ability to: Plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities in a district; Work effectively with patients and families to assist them in satisfactory solution of health problems; Develop and maintain effective public relations with community organizations; Analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action; Speak and write effectively. Closing Date/Time: 6/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under the supervision, of a registered nurse (RN) or Program Specialist, assists professional staff in coordinating and providing care to individuals with an acute or persistent mental disorder or with co-occurring disorders. NOTE : Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online examination tentatively scheduled for the week of June 27, 2022. Typical Tasks Takes routine temperature, pulse and respiration of patients; Assists and encourages patients with the basic activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, positioning, lifting or other essential needs; May provide total care, as necessary under direction of a RN; As a member of a multidisciplinary team, and in compliance with approved techniques, intervenes in crisis situations by identification, prevention, early intervention, and if indicated, containment of assaultive behaviors in accordance with County training provided to Mental Health Workers; Reports changes in physical condition and/or behavior of patients to the RN; Monitors and records patient activities, maintains special observations and precautions; Engages patients in individual and/or group activities and conversation; Assists in orienting new patients to the unit; Monitors the milieu for safety; reports any unsafe conditions to a RN; Searches patient belongings for contraband upon admission, and/or as directed; Accompanies patients to on-site appointments; Maintains patient confidentiality; May arrange transportation for discharged patients; May maintain visitors log and coordinate patient visits; May order and restock supplies and maintain supply sign-out log; May update, maintain and provide community resources to patients, visitors and family members; Obtains and delivers specimens to laboratory for analysis; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year of experience providing patient care in an in-patient acute or sub-acute psychiatric facility. College course work in Sociology and Psychology is desirable. Possession of a CPR for the Professional Rescuer Card before completion of Acute Psychiatric Services orientation. Knowledge of: Nursing practices and the various types of materials and equipment related to patient care and their application; Basic social and psychological needs, problems, attitudes and behavior patterns related to persistent and acute mental disorders; Effective communication and customer service techniques. Ability to: Perform a variety of routine patient care services and administer simple treatments; Read, write, spell and speak in English; Communicate effectively with patients, and establish/maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Understand and follow written and oral instructions; Demonstrate concern, compassion and respect to patients and deliver excellent customer service; Stand and walk for long periods, sitting infrequently, and exercise a moderate amount of physical exertion consistent with containment of behavioral aggression; Lift, carry, push and/or pull 50 pounds; Frequently reach and bend above and below waist level; Exercise manual dexterity in the handling of patients or equipment; Contribute to a positive work environment and work effectively and respectfully as part of a team in providing patient care; Follow the appropriate chain of command, addressing disagreements calmly and positively outside the immediate patient environment; Maintain a professional attitude, demeanor and appearance, including appropriate dress and proper identification; Cope with and perform in a locked, therapeutic psychiatric environment; Maintain simple records. Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under direction of an Associate Director to function as a project leader & specialist in the performance of research and analysis of data for the preparation and presentation of studies in health planning. This is the broadly experienced level, which functions as a project leader or specialist under the general supervision of an Associate Director. Assignments are usually made in terms of general concepts, with assigned responsibility for the development and carrying out of the project. Considerable freedom is exercised in the selection of the approach and methods of analysis and presentation, with approval of the division supervisor. Typical Tasks Functions as a project leader, supervising professional and technical staff, establishing procedures, setting goals, and assuming responsibility for the recommendations, style, and accuracy of the final presentation; Performs the specialized or more difficult aspects of a planning project; Takes oral or written presentation of planning projects, studies or reviews before planning committees, certificate of review panels, and the governing body; Assists in the training and supervision of subordinate staff; Assists the Associate Director in the administration of the division; and Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in public health, health planning, health administration, general planning or a closely related field -AND- Three years of professional health planning experience. Note: It is anticipated that the knowledge and abilities required to perform the job would normally be obtained by: Knowledge of: Aims, trends, concepts, principles, techniques and legal aspects of health planning and administration; Implications of physical, economic, and social factors involved in health planning; Health organizations and operations and community interrelationship; Basic research and statistical methods. Ability to: Conduct health planning studies; Analyze data; Write and speak effectively; Plan and coordinate work assignments; Supervise other professional planners. Closing Date/Time: 6/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Under direction, to manage and coordinate the activities and staff of the Recruitment and/or Classification programs in the Human Resources Department of the Employment Services Agency. THE DEPARTMEN T The Employee Services Agency (ESA) - Human Resources Department provides a full range of comprehensive merit-based human resources services to enable the County to attract and retain a diverse high-quality workforce necessary to meet the needs of the County of Santa Clara. Human Resources ensures that positions are filled in a timely manner by employing a variety of methods to recruit qualified candidates. The Human Resources Director and the Assistant Human Resources Director are seeking progressive leaders of excellent character and integrity who reflects the vision and shares the mission of the County. This position requires an effective team builder who is a strategic thinker, highly organized, and can communicate effectively within the organization and with the diverse County Workforce. The Human Resources Manager must be an adept administrator who can manage and coordinate myriad comprehensive human resources functions that will enable ESA to optimize the delivery of high quality and timely human resources services. Specifically, ESA is seeking to fill two vacant positions: one oversees Recruitment and Classification services that support the Health and Hospital System departments, and the other oversees Recruitment and Classification services that support Finance and Government Operations, Housing, Land Use, Environment & Transportation, and Children, Seniors, and Families departments, internal services departments, and administrative services departments. FILING PERIOD and APPLICATION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The recruitment may be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date; therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible. This recruitment requires the submission of an online application. No paper applications will be accepted . Applicants who are viewing this job announcement outside of the County of Santa Clara website must go to www.sccjobs.org to apply. The list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as appropriate. To apply for this exceptional promotional opportunity, applicants must complete the online application and provide the following attachments: 1. Cover letter expressing why you are interested and why you should be considered for this position. 2. Current Resume 3. Answers to the online supplemental questions Applications submitted without these items may be rejected . Questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at 408-299-5897. The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. Typical Tasks Plans, organizes, assigns, coordinates and supervises professional, technical and clerical human resources staff engaged in the activities of a Recruiting and/or Classification program within Human Resources; establishes work schedules, assigns staff to projects and coordinates the flow of work; Evaluates assigned program(s) and reviews policies, procedures and methods used relative to effective utilization of resources and achievement of goals; formulates, recommends and/or implements action for program improvement; Meets with department/agency managers and staff on human resources issues affecting assigned program; Interprets and explains human resources management provisions of laws, rules, policies and agreements to County management, employees, employee organizations and the public; Participates in the establishment of strategic short-term and long-range program planning; Assists in the development of the program budget; Prepares detailed written transmittals, reports, procedures and other communications; Prepares and delivers oral presentations designed to educate, explain and/or persuade; Interviews, selects, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates program staff; Analyzes and evaluates department/agency classification needs; conducts or coordinates classification and salary studies; reviews study recommendations and changes in classification plan, insures internal consistency and integrity of the County classification plan and job classification process; Manages employee recruitment and examination procedures in compliance with County rules and regulations in an expeditious manner to insure a diverse and qualified candidate pool; Meets with and/or negotiates with representatives of employee organizations; Collaborates with information systems staff to identify and evaluate assigned program's system/database needs and implements new systems or changes as necessary; Keeps informed of new trends and developments related to the program's activities; May research and recommend vendors, participate in negotiations of vendor contracts and monitor contract service providers to ensure compliance to contract provisions; Performs other related tasks as necessary. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to which demonstrates the ability to perform the above typical tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically acquired through education, experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Public Administration or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in the field of Human Resources, including one year performing supervisory duties. Experience in the public sector is desirable. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of recruitment, examination and or classification/compensation, depending upon specific area of assignment; Personnel management principles and techniques, including interviewing, selection, training, supervision, evaluation, motivation, discipline and staff development; Information systems applications for managing human resources processes; common office computer applications such as word processing and spreadsheet; County human resources rules and regulations; State and local laws and regulations relating to human resources; Principles of negotiating and reaching agreement; Methods of administrative problem solving; Research and analysis methods and principles; Presentation techniques. Ability to: Plan, organize, manage and evaluate a human resources program; Supervise, train, develop and motivate staff; Interpret, enforce and apply Federal, State, County, and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations; Develop and maintain effective working relations with those contacted during the course of work, including interacting effectively with employee groups and representatives; Effectively utilize information systems; Supervise and train staff; Prepare clear and concise reports and written communications; Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific