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.

   

 

53 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
This position is located in the Parks and Recreation Department and is responsible for the development, recruitment, and coordination of docent and volunteer programs, including volunteer recruitment for short- and long-term opportunities, assisting volunteers with the application and placement process, assisting park staff with projects and the placement of volunteers, the development of volunteer opportunities and events, coordinating with volunteers and staff to plan and manage events, and monitoring and updating volunteers using a volunteer management software system. In addition to meeting the employment standards, candidates must also possess experience coordinating or leading volunteer programs or projects, or planning large-scale events for volunteer programs.  Under general direction, to research, coordinate, implement, and evaluate park programs, special events, outreach activities, and day-to-day operations. Typical Tasks Assists in planning, organizing, and facilitating park operations and maintenance;   Coordinates interactions with partners, volunteers, staff, contractors, licensees, and lease-holders;   Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and develops recommendations to improve a variety of park programs, special events, and community outreach activities;   Schedules, assigns work, trains, and instructs assigned staff, volunteers, and docents;   Recruits, orients, evaluates, and recognizes park volunteers, contractors, and docents;   Assists in the development and implementation of service agreements and contracts;   Evaluates and reports on the progression of service agreements and contracts;   Collaborates with field operations staff, other County/public agencies, community organizations, and partners to secure and schedule programs, special events, and/or the special use of park facilities;   Explains and interprets park policies and procedures to cooperative partners and others under agreements or contracts;   Prepares correspondence and writes reports related to departmental programs; may present to various groups;   Reviews, approves, and generates a variety of materials for marketing, informational, or educational purposes;   Initiates supply and equipment orders for park programs and events, and manages related inventory;   Gathers, develops, furnishes, and maintains accurate data, records, and files of departmental programs, activities, and operational expenses to assist in grant writing, reporting, and budget preparations;   May perform minor custodial duties related to maintenance of park facilities, exhibits, and open space;   Supervises and operates park visitor centers and gift shops;   Maintains specialized equipment and materials;   May supervise staff responsible for assisting in the facilitation of day-to-day operations or specialized programs;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as assigned. 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, skills, and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's Degree,   and   Two (2) years of work experience coordinating or leading programs, projects, or planning large-scale events.   One (1) year of the required experience must have been in the field of the specialized program(s) when it can be demonstrated that: 1) it is an absolute necessity for the successful operation of the program(s); 2) that the Parks Program Coordinator will be held accountable for the specialized knowledge.   Special Requirements: Ability to travel to alternate locations in the course of work. If driving, possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization;   Possession of valid Advanced First Aid and CPR certificates issued by the American Red Cross before completion of the probationary period.   Knowledge of: A wide range of historical, cultural, natural history, and ecological concepts;   Techniques and strategies for working with diverse ethnic populations and community groups;   Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, policies, codes, and ordinances;   Program development and evaluation;   Techniques and strategies for recruiting, leading, training, supervising, and mentoring staff and volunteers;   Techniques of organizing and motivating groups;   Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.   Ability to:   Work independently and in a team environment;   Investigate and respond to complaints, assemble information, and prepare detailed written reports;   Interpret and apply applicable Federal, State, and local laws, policies, codes, ordinances, and regulations;   Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with those contacted in the course of work;   Plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate programs, special events, and activities;   Recruit, train, motivate, direct, supervise, and monitor volunteers, contractors, docents, and park staff assigned to implement assigned park program;   Maintain flexibility, adjusting to changes in financing, staffing, materials, or other conditions;   Collect and organize data using current information systems and basic computer software;   Prepare and maintain clear and concise records and reports, including budget recommendations and justifications;   Collaborate effectively with other department staff;   Conduct and manage retail operations. Physical Requirements Must wear prescribed uniform and use proper safety clothing and equipment;   Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, or other irregular hours and adapt to changing work load requirements and customer demands;   Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull up to sixty (60) pounds;   Stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time;   Stoop, bend, reach, grasp, and manipulate small objects with hands. Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Contractor
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Per Diem Clinical Nurse initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge. Per Diem Clinical Nurse would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least 1 year of recent Medical Surgical experience.   Medical Surgical departments in each hospital include:   St. Louise Regional Hospital  - Med/Surg/Peds (Mixed Unit - Adult and Pediatric) O'Conoor Hospital - 5 West Oncology O'Connor Hospital -  5 East Orthopedic / Neurosurgery O'Connor Hospital - Float Pool Valley Medical Center - 3 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 4 Surgical Valley Medical Center - 2 Medical Valley Medical Center - 6 Medical Valley Medical Center - Float Pool   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) 8 hours shifts a month, two of which are weekend shifts (if applicable).   PD 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 eight shifts per month work requirement. Per Diem Clinical Nurses must be available to work one of the 3 major Winter holidays.  When assigned and worked, Per Diem nurses shall be paid at time and one half for all hours worked on two of the three major holidays as note above.  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. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System.  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 problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Medical Surgical competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 6/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain order and security of inmates within a detention facility, and to transport from the Department of Correction 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 behavior. Under the appointing authority of the Sheriff, the Sheriff's Correctional Deputy has peace officer status while assigned to a detention facility and extending to any place in the state while engaged in duties described in Penal Code 830.1(c). The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 7/11/2020.  Typical Tasks 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 shop, farm, road, or other maintenance activities and insures that the work is performed properly;   Inspects quarters for cleanliness and proper order and conducts cell searches and confiscates contraband;   Books arrestee into jail including recording custody information, 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;   Exercises influence toward motivating 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 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;   Conduct 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 appear in court to testify;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certification   AND Completion of the Correctional Officer training approved by the California State Board of Corrections. In addition, must possess current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 (describes course prescribed by Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training). Special Requirements: Must meet the Appointing Authority's background requirements and all required minimum standards which may include but are not limited to: Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.   Felony convictions will be disqualifying. Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on the type, frequency, severity and time of offense.   Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.   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 and maintain a County driver's permit.   California Class B driver's license may be required for some positions.   Ability to qualify for gun-bearing assignments may be required for some positions.   County employees in Department of Correction employed as of January 1, 2011 in a similar classification will undergo an abbreviated screening process per departmental order. 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;   First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.). 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. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
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, 6/27/20.  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 cancelation 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 31, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. O'Connor Hospital has one vacant position of Staff Developer to support the Emergency Department.  This position is a full time position primarily Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with occasional flex off hours such as evenings and weekends as needed.  The work location will be 2105 Forest Ave, San Jose 95128. Responsibilities include but not limited to, providing new employee orientation, ongoing employee competencies, Unit Skills day and BRN standardize procedures, skills and equipment education/validation, review of policy and procedures, developing and providing education classes for employees and programs.  Three (3) or more years of ED RN experience preferred. Critical Care RN experience preferred. BCEN or CEN certification preferred. The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.  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 Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 6/14/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate education and to provide other health services for a specific patient population; to function as a consultant and educator to staff. O'Connor Hospital has one vacant position of Staff Developer to support the Medical-Surgical Department.  This position is a full-time position primarily Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional flex off hours such as evenings and weekends as needed.  The work location will be 2105 Forest Ave, San Jose 95128. Responsibilities include but not limited to, providing new employee orientation, ongoing employee competencies, Unit Skills day and BRN standardize procedures, skills and equipment education/validation, review of policy and procedures, developing and providing education classes for employees and programs.  Three (3) or more years of Medical-Surgical RN experience preferred.  CMSRN, RN-BC certification preferred. The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.  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 Assesses the patients' clinical needs and staffing requirements for specialty area;   Analyzes and validates data taken from patient interviews; revises assessments based on patient behaviors;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Applies knowledge of a variety of conceptual models and previous clinical experience to patient care issues in order to consider alternatives that explain or predict present or potential patient problems and informs other medical staff as necessary;   Attempts to determine reasons for patient's compliance or non-compliance;   Establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Cares for complex problems by either direct patient care or delegation of responsibility;   Uses evaluation data in collaboration with other health disciplines to influence the revision of the total patient care plan or program;   Coordinates patient flow to ensure efficiency and continuity of care within the Health and Hospital System and in the community;   Works closely with other health care providers and ancillary services to facilitate patient care;   Develops and maintains good relations with local groups, community agencies, nursing homes, private physicians, and funding agencies;   Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in assessing the physical, psycho-social and cultural needs and standards of care of the patient populations;   Develops specialized knowledge of the patient population and serves as a consultant for assessment and care of those patients;   Identifies educational needs of nursing staff related to specialty area;   Provides guidance for staff in planning patient care;   Develops and maintains policies and procedures;   Proposes, develops, implements, and monitors management information systems as related to the patients;   Involves patient, family and staff in education activities regarding recurrent health problems and health practices related to maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease;   Develops educational materials about the specialty area for staff, patients, families, and community members;   Evaluates and revises program goals, policies, procedures, standards and objectives as necessary;   Develops and monitors Program budget, including assessing staffing and other resource needs;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities;   May assist in the development and writing of grants and may monitor Federal and State grant resources;   May participate in conducting clinical research activities;   May assist with experimental protocols;   Utilizes the results of audit/quality improvement and/or research activities to improve patient care and as learning experiences for staff. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient education and experience for a candidate to be able to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the education and experience necessary to successfully perform at this level by having graduated from a four year college or university with a BSN. Possession of a Master's Degree (MSN) is desirable. A qualified applicant would typically possess three years of clinical experience in the specialty area. Closing Date/Time: 6/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Director, Inpatient Acute Nursing, to manage one or more medical-surgical nursing units on a 24 hour basis. Nurse Manager - Medical Surgical  Positions available in the Medical Surgical units include: O'Connor Hospital - Neurosurgery The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the positions listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about 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 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 adult medical-surgical patients would typically be obtained through: A minimum of two years of recent adult acute medical and/or surgical nursing experience;   A minimum of two years of progressive nursing management experience and;   Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing or a management discipline, or   Some equivalent combination of training and experience. Closing Date/Time: 6/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, provide security to the county courts, the service of civil process issued by court, and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Candidates must have graduated from a California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) academy, possess an active (within the last three years) California Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy certificate, and have been employed within the last three years by a law enforcement agency performing duties equivalent to those of a Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriff to be qualified. The test day for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 7/11/2020.  Typical Tasks 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 crime;   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;   Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units) at the time of appointment. When the G.E.D. is used, a minimum overall score of not less than 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test shall be attained. Special Requirements 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 prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record, which will qualify for a County driving permit.   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 able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders).   Must successfully pass a psychological evaluation.   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.   Must pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state, and national files for criminal history.   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Knowledge of: 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 (C.P.R.);   Geography of local area. Ability to:   Acquire, retain and apply police knowledge, procedures and department policies;   Express oneself clearly and concisely 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 stress 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 of specialized equipment, including firearms, radar equipment, and hand held radios. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 31, 2020
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, 6/27/2020.  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 cancelation 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 28, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to provide a comprehensive staff development program for clinical staff based on learning needs of clinical personnel. St. Louise Regional Hospital has one vacant position of Staff Developer to support the following acute care units:  Emergency Department, Intensive Care (adult unit) and Surgery.  This position is a full time position primarily Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm with occasional flex off hours such as evenings and weekends as needed.  The work location will be 9400 No Name Uno, Gilroy, CA 95020.   Responsibilities include but not limited to, providing new employee orientation, ongoing employee competencies, Unit Skills day and BRN standardize procedures, skills and equipment education/validation, review of  policy and procedures, developing and providing education classes for employees and programs.  If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Holmquist at  pamela.holmquist@hhs.sccgov.org .  The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.  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 Serves as a clinical resource and role model;   Develops and participates in orientation programs for new employees;   Plans and establishes a comprehensive competency program;   Participates in the planning and teaching of educational programs necessary for hospital accreditation or other regulatory requirements;   Participates on nursing, health- and hospital-wide committees;   Provides support and direction to the Clinical Partners participating in the Orientation Program;   Works cooperatively with staff and managers to determine educational needs of the employees;   Provides regulatory agency mandated inservices to staff on a yearly basis and participates in the provision of these inservices to the entire SCVHHS community;   Assists in developing yearly goals and objectives for the Staff-Development Program;   Works with management to plan and achieve goals and objectives for each unit;   Participates in Quality Improvement activities to evaluate services;   Maintains knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act and legal aspects of nursing;   Participates in research projects as assigned;   Evaluates and disseminates pertinent research findings;   Assists staff members in understanding and utilizing research finding in their practice;   Pursues continuing education to expand knowledge and expertise. Employment Standards Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in the identified nursing specialty, evidence of expertise and competency in the identified nursing specialty, and additional experience as an educator/staff developer.   Typically would have a BSN from a four-year college or university. Master's degree in nursing preferred. Nationally recognized certification in identified nursing specialty and/or Staff Development preferred. Closing Date/Time: 6/9/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   This open recruitment is for part time and full time positions located in the Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services and/or Custody Behavioral Health Services.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric and/or milieu staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker and maintain current registration and remain in good standing until license is received. Incumbents are expected to obtain a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Incumbents in this class must comply with California licensure requirements as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Knowledge of: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to provide psychiatric casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services in a counseling center, clinic, or institutional setting.   This open recruitment is for part time and full time positions located in the Ambulatory Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Custody Health Services and the Custody Behavioral Health Services.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Performs casework, counseling, psychotherapy, case management and treatment services with patients or clients and their families;   Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the development of treatment plans;   May participate in a group therapy program;   Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the patient or client;   Cooperates with staff and other community agencies in carrying out treatment plans;   Participates in psychotherapy and case management programs with psychiatric and/or milieu staff treatment teams;   Interprets and explains social and emotional factors pertaining to illness to clients, relatives and community groups, and may conduct educational sessions and training events, as appropriate;   Evaluates new techniques for dealing with emotional and environmental problems;   Refers patients or clients to appropriate community agencies;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university which qualifies for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and two years of post graduate social work experience in the field of mental health. Possession of a valid California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as issued by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Knowledge of: The principles of psychiatric social work and psychotherapy;   Counseling, casework, and other techniques of psychiatric social work;   Social aspects of mental health and emotional disturbances;   Theory and practice of community health, or alcohol, or drug abuse interventions;   Community agencies and community resources serving the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers, and alcoholism;   Physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality. Ability to:   Effectively apply psychiatric social work theory and casework skills and psychotherapeutic interventions;   Do differential diagnosis;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;   Secure and record accurate and pertinent social and personal data;   Effectively use psychiatric consultation.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic. The Assistant Nurse Manager class consists of a variety of supervisory nursing positions in specialty areas. Positions in this class provide nursing care to patients in the specialty area. They also develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the smooth functioning of the assigned unit. St. Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy has a vacant Assistant Nurse Manager position for its Wound Center.  It is a full time day position Monday through Friday.  It requires wound care certification and leadership skills.  It is a small wound care clinic with 3 full-time employees that currently serves 10 patients per day with plans to increase census and staffing. The position reports to Nursing Executive. The eligible list will be used for future ANM positions as they become available.     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. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System. 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.  Santa Clara Valley Health Centers -  VHCs offer a wide variety of services, including adult and children's urgent care, family medicine, Ob/Gyn, pediatrics, lab, radiology/diagnostic imaging, convenient on-site pharmacy, and more.   Santa Clara Valley Specialty Center -  The six level Valley Specialty Center brings together many of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's adult outpatient specialty services. It is also home to laboratory services and the outpatient pharmacy. Patient education, financial counseling and many diagnostic imaging services are also provided in this building. Full-time positions available: 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 Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;   Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;   Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning   Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;   Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;   Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation   Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;   Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;   Promotes effective communication;   Periodically provides direct patient care;   Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;   Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;   Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;   Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;   Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;   Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;   Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;   Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation   Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;   Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;   Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;   Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 6/9/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to supervise a designated nursing unit on a designated shift or ambulatory care clinic. The Assistant Nurse Manager class consists of a variety of supervisory nursing positions in specialty areas. Positions work under the direction of a Nurse Manager or Ambulatory Services Manager. Positions in this class provide nursing care to patients in the specialty area. They also develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the smooth functioning of the assigned unit. Assistant Nurse Manager - Stepdown ICU St. Louise Regional Hospital - Stepdown ICU St. Louise Regional Hospital is opening a new 6 bed Stepdown ICU closely linked to the 8 bed ICU.  3 years of ICU RN experience is preferred. Assistant Nurse Manager would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and have at least three years experience in area of specialty. The eligibility list will be used for future openings within this competency area.  The competency area includes the units listed above. 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. The hospitals and clinics are operated by the County under a consolidated license from the California Department of Public Health. The Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System is part of the broader County of Santa Clara Health System. 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 Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population;   Assesses and identifies learning needs of both staff and patients, and monitors the effectiveness of educational programs developed to meet these needs;   Assesses the quality of nursing care delivered in relation to unit standards;   Assesses the need for support services and materials to facilitate quality nursing care; Planning   Collaborates with managers to plan for the development of personnel;   Collaborates with other nursing staff in planning nursing programs and approaches to patient care;   Participates in the development of goals and objectives to facilitate unit functioning;   Participates in the formulation of policies and procedures utilizing staff input; Implementation   Identifies and works to resolve issues that affect the quality of nursing services provided;   Serves as a resource person for clarification of administrative policies and procedures;   Promotes effective communication;   Periodically provides direct patient care;   Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel and visitors;   Participates in the interviewing and hiring process;   Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Director to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action appropriate to the Assistant Nurse Manager's level of responsibility;   Identifies patient and visitor and intervenes appropriately;   Collaborates with nursing staff and administration to establish standards of nursing care;   Participates in orientation and ongoing educational programs for staff;   Implements new programs and approaches to patient care;   Utilizes appropriate management techniques to direct and support staff; Evaluation   Participates in the evaluation of the quality of nursing service delivered by the department;   Reviews policy and procedures and makes recommendations;   Participates in employee evaluation process; writes evaluations on staff, and reviews with each employee in a timely manner;   Evaluates own personal performance, leadership abilities, and attainment of established goals. Employment Standards Graduate of an approved nursing program (preferably BSN), currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and sufficient education and experience which demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note: A qualified applicant would typically have at least three years experience in area of specialty. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Medical Director, Behavioral Health Services Department, or the Primary Care Medical Director, to plan, organize, coordinate, and manage one or more assigned psychology services teams within Custody Health, Hospital/Behavioral Health, or Ambulatory Services. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Analyzes the utilization of staff and distribution of workloads with respect to the organization; fiscal management; and social, political, professional, and specialization trends in psychological practice within the assigned area of responsibility;   Assesses and identifies the educations needs of staff as well as the quality of delivered psychological treatment and testing;   Identifies situations requiring corrective action, and organizes, analyzes, and presents appropriate documentation;   Develops staffing patterns that provide for quality patient care;   Collaborates with the Chair, Department of Psychiatry, the Behavioral Health Services Department Medical Director, and the Director of Ambulatory Services, as indicated, to influence institutional goal setting by identifying and communicating problems, pressures, and trends;   Collaborates with appropriate levels of psychological, administrative, and other medical staff to determine, develop, and promulgate policies and procedures to be used by clinical psychologists;   Participates in long-range planning, and establishes goals and objectives to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care, consistent with best-care, evidence-based practices;   In collaboration, plans a systemic approach to staff development education, and training for the purposes of recruitment and retention;   Participates in the process of identification, development, implementation, and monitoring of departmental goals;   Facilitates the formulation of patient-care standards, and monitors the delivery of patient care to ensure compliance with standards and best care practices;   Uses systemic methods to resolve patient-care problems; initiates planned changes, evaluates outcomes, and implements corrective action through conscious, deliberate, and collaborative efforts;   Participates in resolving unusual or complex interdepartmental problems as they relate to provision of patient care;   Serves as mediator for personnel concerns which cannot be resolved at a lower level in the organization;   Facilitates communication between departmental staff;   Meets regularly with administrative staff to share information and problem solve;   Participates in directing and implementing policies and procedures for the appointment, transfer, and termination of psychology staff;   Participates in selection of candidates for available positions through initial interviews based upon the specific skill-sets and competencies required on individual psychology services, and determines the candidates' skill level and compatibility with the health care team through personal interviews and other means;   In collaboration with administrative staff, and staff developers, implements and evaluates orientation programs;   Participates in the development and fostering of leadership and management skills in psychology staff;   Assists in implementing the most cost-effective utilization of staff and delivery of psychological services;   Prepares budget requests for area of responsibility;   Monitors schedules and assures that systems and resources support work variables, volume and work flow;   Ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local Regulatory Standards, including but not limited to 42 CFR, Titles 22, 15, and 9, of the California Code of Regulations; the LPS Act of California Welfare and Institutions Code; and all policies, by-laws, and rules of the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System;   Collaborates with the Chair, Department of Psychiatry, the Behavioral Health Services Department Medical Director, and the Primary Care Medical Director, as indicated, to identify need for corrective action of an employee and initiates action when necessary;   Periodically reviews organizational structure, policies, and procedures to enhance administrative effectiveness and support goal attainment of the clinical programs;   Directs and implements peer review; participates in utilization review and quality improvement projects and programs;   Reviews incident reports to identify and correct common problems;   Annually evaluates own personal performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of established goals;   Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of subordinates in their assigned area of responsibility;   Determines skill level and compatibility with health care team through personal interview and other means;   Participates in the evaluation of the delivery of support services necessary to facilitate quality care;   Responds to and resolves questions, inquiries and complaints and makes recommendations for policy changes where appropriate;   Attends committee meetings and makes reports as required;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient experience and education to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Doctoral level degree in Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education with a specialization in Counseling Psychology, or Education with a specialization in Educational Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) - accredited graduate program; AND Five years of clinical experience in psychological treatment and testing, including two years of directing/administering a psychology service, supervising staff psychologists, or equivalent. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology. Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County driver's authorization. Knowledge of: Theory, techniques and the practice of psychology;   Theory, techniques and practice of psychological and neuropsychological testing;   Management and organizational principles;   Legal responsibilities, delegation, supervision and communication principles;   Federal, State and County laws, codes, rules and regulations, as well as standards as they apply in an integrated healthcare delivery system;   Administrative problems involved in the operation of a complex modern delivery system;   Computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.   Ability to: Develop and implement new methods and procedures;   Act as a liaison to, advise and/or resolve differences regarding care integration;   Apply knowledge of health care goals and objectives to bridge patient care services and outcomes;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing;   Prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.   Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform lead duties over other revenue collections staff and perform the most responsible and difficult field and office collections and enforcement work. NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for the week of July 13, 2020. The exam date(s) may change based on the number of applicants and room availability. Typical Tasks Trains subordinate collections personnel by providing instruction of specific tasks and answering procedural and work-related questions; Supervises and participates in the maintenance of complete records on all delinquent accounts and deposits and funds collected; May perform functional supervision of a collections program by assigning, reviewing, adjusting, distributing and assisting in the work of the Revenue Collections staff; Resolves work-related problems within guidelines set by supervisor; May supervise a collections program and train subordinate collections personnel; Researches applicable government codes and other government agency policies and procedures to solve complex problems; Compiles and produces statistical reports; Recommends and assists in writing policies and procedures; Assists the most difficult clients and effects the collection of delinquent and non-delinquent accounts by field pursuit, court action, telephone, correspondence, and in person; Consults with legal counsel regarding legal procedures required to effect collection of delinquent accounts; Appears in court representing the County or as a witness; performs the fieldwork related to the collection of delinquent unsecured taxes and other delinquent debts; May visit a site owned, leased or rented by a taxpayer, for purposes of posting notices and locking up a business; Performs other duties as required. Employment Standards A period of professional development which has provided an opportunity to perform a variety of collection assignments involving responsibility for investigating, recommending and expediting legal action against delinquent accounts, in addition to sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities: Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a high school diploma AND Two years of experience in collections work equivalent to a Revenue Collections Officer in Santa Clara County, including responsibility for investigating, recommending and expediting legal action against delinquent accounts. Some experience in a lead position or supervision is desirable. Knowledge of: Office practices and procedures; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database; Customer service skills, including assisting irate and distressed people; The principles, practices and methods used in making financial investigations, determining financial assets and in effecting revenue collections; Laws, regulations and codes relating to the legal collections of funds; Record keeping methods. Ability to: Establish and maintain effective public relations; Speak effectively to individuals and to groups; Interpret to others the legal procedures and prerogatives involve in revenue collections; Perform assignments independently; Learn complex laws pertinent to the area of assignment; Prepare accurate statistical reports; Train subordinate collections personnel; Organize, assign and assist in the work of the unit; Work under stress and pressure, and handle multiple tasks with accuracy; Exercise independent and sound judgment when assisting others and performing job duties; Positions assigned to field tax collections require the ability to learn and apply the provisions of the Revenue and Taxation Code and the willingness to make demands for payment; Work under minimal supervision. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2020
Full Time
Under direct supervision, in a training capacity, to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment, buildings, hospital and office furniture and equipment; to learn chemical water treatment. Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for July 8, 2020, July 10, 2020 & July 11, 2020. Typical Tasks In a training and learning capacity: Performs semi-skilled mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC, roofing and related trades tasks;   Performs routine inspection, preventative maintenance, calibration, functional and operational testing of facility systems and equipment;   Uses hand and power tools in servicing and making minor repairs to electrically driven machinery, such as air conditioning, laundry equipment, plumbing and electrical equipment;   Receives and responds to calls for building/grounds maintenance/repair or equipment alarms;   Tests and diagnoses machinery using various measuring instruments such as micrometers, dial indicators, pressure gauges, manometers;   Makes minor electrical repairs such as testing circuits for power, replacing fuses and ballasts;   Replaces and aligns drive and driven sheaves;   Installs and tensions Vee belts;   Orders any parts/supplies needed for repairs;   Installs or replaces various gaskets, fittings, etc., gas and water lines;   Clears plugged drains using hand snakes;   Maintains and installs bearings;   Detects and corrects bearing problems;   Performs basic water treatment for boilers, cooling towers, chilled and hot water closed loops;   Cleans cooling towers and services water softeners;   Operates water treatment equipment, and tests for/maintains proper chemical levels in HVAC systems (cooling towers, hot, cold and condenser loops);   Services or repairs automatic door mechanisms and hydraulic doors;   Repairs or replaces worn or broken door parts using hand tools;   Lubricates machinery;   Performs minor welding;   Installs and repairs pumps;   Maintains and performs minor repairs to emergency power generators;   Repairs wheel chairs, beds, scales and similar hospital equipment;   Repairs office furniture and equipment;   Repairs lawn mowers and other garden equipment;   Makes minor repairs on pneumatic tube systems and carriers;   May perform rough plastering or cementing;   Cleans and repairs tools;   Assists in ordering tools and safety equipment;   Issues tools from the tool crib;   May drive trucks, tractors, scissor lifts, bucket trucks, forklifts and aerial lift platforms;   Keeps simple records, and prepares simple reports;   Completes and inputs work orders in a timely manner;   Uses information system software and equipment, including, computers, printers, Personal Digital Assistants (PDA), telephones, fax machines and copiers;   Receives and responds to emergency equipment failures or emergency alarms;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are attained through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year of experience performing minor maintenance and repair work of buildings and grounds or as a helper in a building construction trade.    Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.   An incumbent must promote to the next level, General Maintenance Mechanic II, after eighteen (18) months or vacate the position. Knowledge of: Common tools and equipment used in carpentry, painting, electrical service, plumbing and related activities;   Safety practices appropriate to the equipment and procedures to perform the assigned maintenance work;   A wide variety of operating and mechanical principles;   Occupational hazards and safety precautions;   Record keeping practices;   Basic computer operation, such as email, internet navigation, and document filing/retrieval. Ability to:   Demonstrate mechanical aptitude;   Operate a variety of hand and power tools and equipment;   Learn the tasks described above;   Follow oral and written directions;   Perform manual tasks;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Use County equipment safely and in compliance with safety limits and standards;   Apply basic measurements and mathematical concepts in line of work;   Keep simple records and prepare simple reports of work accomplished. Skill in: The use and maintenance of hand and power tools used in general maintenance and repair work.   Special Requirements: Ascend and descend ladders that are over six feet tall with tools and equipment where the ladder has a weight limitation of 350 pounds;   Safely move and lift objects that weigh up to 50 pounds;   Work in small, confined, and similar spaces;   Perform manual tasks as necessary;   Work on weekends, holidays and at odd or irregular hours. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 21, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, Clinical Nurse II apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.  New Graduate Nurses do not meet the requirements for a Clinical Nurse II. Clinical Nurse II would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Prefer experience in Labor & Delivery Department and completion of a Labor & Delivery Training program. Clinical Nurse II: A candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Clinical Nurse II- Labor & Delivery Positions available in Labor & Delivery units at each hospital include: St. Louise Regional Hospital - Maternal Child Health (mixed unit) O'Connor Hospital - Labor & Delivery Valley Medical Center - Labor & Delivery The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.The competency area includes the units listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital providies 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 Interviews patient and/or family to obtain data for nursing assessment, records and reports data;   Utilizes assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;   Applies knowledge of normal parameters; identifies deviation from normal, obvious patient problems, symptoms, and/or behavioral changes. Reports these to the appropriate authority;   Makes observations about physical, psycho-social, cultural, learning needs and response of patient and families; documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies patient care problems and establishes priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Understands goals and plans of care, for the usual patient population;   Initiates a patient care plan and collaborates when appropriate;   Contributes to the revision of the initial patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;   Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;   Plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;   Implements the patient care plan;   Seeks supervision and guidance in further developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;   Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;   Records nursing care given and patient's response to care;   Assists in coordinating the activities needed to implement the patient care plan;   Participates in implementation of patient discharge plan;   Teaches patient and families;   Compiles with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses.   May participate in research projects. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;   Communicates evaluation outcomes;   Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above. Experience Note: A candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least one year of recent acute care experience. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
Under the clinical supervision of a Registered Nurse and direction of the Assistant Nurse Manager to assist with the final preparation of the operating room/procedure room prior to the surgery, handing instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during surgery and performing the follow - up procedures after surgery. Current full-time and part-time vacancies are located at Valley Medical Center, O'Connor and St Louise Hospital.  However, the eligible list may be used for future vacancies as they occur and for extra help positions. Typical Tasks Scrubs for operations;  Hands sterile instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon during an operation;  Participates in setting up an operating room prior to surgery;  Opens sterile packs and arranges instruments and supplies according to surgical procedures;  Assists in cleaning and restocking operating/procedure rooms;  May assist in securing instruments, supplies or equipment;  May clean, pick, count and sterilize instruments;  Assists in keeping records of operating room activities;  May help transfer sedated post - surgical patients from operating room/procedure table to transport gurney or bed;  May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards The knowledge and abilities are acquired through completion of high school and one year of experience as a surgical technician or graduation and certification from an accredited school of Surgical Technology. Certification from a nationally recognized Certification Board is preferred. Possession of current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) by the American Red Cross is required upon appointment. Knowledge of: Basic anatomy and physiology; Basic medical terminology; The principles, practices, and techniques of asepsis and their applications; The various types of equipment, instruments and surgical supplies used in surgical procedures; Sterilization and chemical disinfection methods. Ability to:   Understand the instructions of the medical and nursing staff and to carry them out precisely and quickly, often under tense and emergency conditions; Work closely and effectively with members of the surgical team; Handle disinfecting chemicals without risk to health, using proper protective equipment; Adapt quickly to changes in assignments and priorities; Organize work and work area to complete tasks promptly; Read, write, comprehend and speak English effectively; Perform routine clerical work; Wear hospital laundered scrub clothes. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
This is the trainee level class in the Park Ranger series. Incumbents receive on the job and classroom training in law enforcement related duties, protection of life and property, development of interpretive programs, and improvement and protection of natural resources. Upon hire, incumbents may be required to attend a mandatory Park Ranger Training Academy out of state, should one not be available locally. Compensation and housing will be provided. Santa Clara County offers unique and competitive perks, including a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth. In order to qualify for the Park Ranger position, applicants MUST possess a current California Penal Code Section 832 Powers of Arrest Certificate at the time of application. Obtaining this certification requires completion of a 40 hour course of instruction, and courses are held at various locations in California. This recruitment closes on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. To find available courses that can be taken prior to the recruitment closing, please click  here . Please note, these courses fill up quickly and some of them already have wait lists, so it is recommended to sign up as soon as possible.  A letter from a certified swim instructor issued within the last 12 months, verifying the ability to swim one hundred (100) yards within five (5) minutes, is also required and must be attached to the application as well. Due to COVID-19, the ability to obtain a swim certification from a public pool may be limited. If you would like to be contacted to arrange for a swim test, for verification purposes, please indicate so in the supplemental questions of the application. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination. The written exam is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Candidates who pass the written exam will then be invited to take an agility exam. The agility exam is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2020.   Under close supervision, learns the principles and techniques of assisting and protecting the public in the use of County park and recreation facilities and participates in the improvement, maintenance and protection of an assigned area. Typical Tasks In a trainee capacity, assists in law enforcement and public safety duties;    Patrols County parks by car, bike, boat, on foot, on horse, or motorcycle to prevent and discover the commission of crime;   Preserves law and order within an assigned park or recreational area;   Learns how to conduct initial criminal investigation by interviewing witnesses, protecting crime scenes, and gathering/preserving evidence;   Issues warnings and citations under appropriate laws or ordinances;   May make court appearances;   Greets park visitors, provides information; directs them to specific areas and provides aid in emergencies;   Rescues and provides aid to stranded and/or injured park visitors;   Checks for hazards or potential hazards to provide for the safety of the public and fellow employees;   Plans, prepares, markets and presents public interpretive programs, including natural and historical features of park areas, to a variety of audiences;   Plans and participates in group tours and special programs;   May collect and account for fees;   Assists in the design and production of various interpretive media;   May assist in developing publication materials;    Conducts searches and analysis of various forms of information to determine the status of park biological information;    Maintains records and prepares reports;    May supervise wards of the court and volunteers in special maintenance or resource management projects;    Assists in general field survey work of natural resources, which may involve fisheries, wildlife, botanical, and/or wetland resources;    May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;    Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience, which demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a two (2) year degree from an accredited college.  Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college is desirable. It is expected that a Park Ranger I will promote to Park Ranger II upon successful completion of all Park Ranger II qualifications and in-house training. A Park Ranger I that is not promoted within two (2) years of appointment must vacate his/her position. Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit. Certificates: Possession of, or ability to obtain an American Red Cross Emergency Response card or equivalent before completion of the probationary period;    Possession of, or ability to obtain a CPR for the professional rescuer card before completion of the probationary period;    Possession of current California Penal Code Section 832 Powers of Arrest certificate. Special Requirements: Eligibility for appointment as a peace officer as provided in Sections 1029, 1030 and 1031 of the California Government Code. This requires that candidates:  Must not have been convicted of a felony or equivalent offense as outlined in California Government Code Section 1029;   Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship;    Must be at least 18 years of age as outlined in California Government Code Section 1030;    Must be free from physical, emotional or mental condition that might adversely affect exercise of peace officer powers as determined by a licensed examining authority in accordance with California Government Code Section 1031;    Must pass a background investigation conducted in compliance with the California Government Code Section 1031;   The ability to swim one hundred (100) yards within five (5) minutes (verification) from a certified swim instructor issued within the last twelve (12) months);   Must successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job. Knowledge of:   Basic mathematics;    Principles and practices of first aid and safety;    Record keeping and report writing;    Customer service principles;    Operation of communication equipment such as two-way radios, pagers and cell phones;    Computer applications such as email, word processing, and internet. Ability to:   Work irregular work hours including weekends and holidays;     Wear and maintain peace officer protective equipment;    Protect and maintain natural resources;    Perform initial fire assessment and response duties;    Complete department approved Park Ranger Academy;    Complete department approved Field Training Program;    Read, interpret and enforce appropriate laws and regulations;    Plan, prepare and present historical and natural science interpretive programs;    Maintain records and prepare clear, complete, and concise reports;    Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;    Speak and write effectively and clearly;    Perform calmly and exercise sound judgment in stressful or emergency situations;    De-escalate hostile and aggressive behavior and handle sensitive or tense situations with tact and diplomacy;    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted through the course of work;   Provide effective customer service;    Perform a wide variety of physical tasks requiring strength, coordination, endurance and agility. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/2020 11:59 PM Pacific