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.

   

 

69 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.   The Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney for assignment on the Health and Hospitals Team.  A successful candidate must have experience in providing legal advice related to healthcare and/or hospital operations. You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit. Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.     The Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney to join its Labor and Employment Team.  The Office of the County Counsel's Labor and Employment Team advises and trains County departments and managers to comply with the County's Merit System Rules and state and federal labor, employment, and equal opportunity laws; assists with the negotiation of labor contracts; and represents the County before the Personnel Board, labor arbitrators, and state and federal administrative agencies.  A successful candidate will have experience in providing legal advice and/or representation on labor and employment matters. Experience advising a public entity on labor and employment matters is highly desirable.  You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application before submitting online. Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara, is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, and fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.  The Office seeks an attorney experienced in civil litigation for assignment on the Civil Rights, Torts, and Employment Litigation Team. Candidates must have excellent litigation, writing, oral advocacy, organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with their colleagues and clients.  Experience in civil litigation, including preparing and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, writing dispositive motions, and trial experience is required.   Experience in complex civil litigation and/or public entity litigation is highly desirable.  You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit your appliciation. The writing sample must include your name as the author. Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 25, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to perform a variety of routine manual tasks in the preparation and serving of food in large quantities. Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for May 27 - June 6, 2020. The exam dates may change based on the number of applicants and room availability.  The list established from this recruitment will also be used for Extra Help (temporary) opportunities. Eligible candidates may be referred based on Agency-Wide question thirteen (13). Typical Tasks Washes, peels, and slices vegetables;   Prepares and bags sandwiches;   Assists in the preparation of salads;   Assists in the preparation of meal items;   Serves food on a cafeteria or kitchen tray line;   Pours fruit juice and milk;   Loads and unloads food carts and delivers meals to clients;   Washes pots, pans, and dishes;   Cleans steam tables, food carts, and trays;   Cleans food and dishes from tables;   Washes and fills napkin and condiment containers;   Loads and transports food supplies and kitchen utensils;   May drive a truck in the delivery of food to outlying buildings;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above typical tasks and the possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note:  The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent; AND Three (3) months of experience in a kitchen, which has included preparing food and cleaning kitchen equipment (personal food preparation and/or personal kitchen cleaning is not qualifying experience).  Possession of a California ServSafe Food Handler Certificate or completion of course work in hand washing, microbiology, food allergies, temperature control, or related areas may substitute for the three (3) months of experience. Special Requirement: Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization. Knowledge of: Basic kitchen cleaning and sanitation methods;   Operation and care of kitchen equipment;   Proper lifting techniques.   Ability to: Read and write in English;   Understand and follow simple written and oral instructions;   Learn food preparation and serving practices;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships.   Physical Requirements Manual dexterity;   Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Closing Date/Time: 5/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 25, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to assist in the preparation and serving of food in large quantities; and to lead a small group of subordinates in an assigned food service activity. Applicants who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for May 27 - June 6, 2020. The exam dates may change based on the number of applicants and room availability.  The list established from this recruitment will also be used for Extra Help (temporary) opportunities. Eligible candidates may be referred based on Agency-Wide question thirteen (13). Typical Tasks Cooks eggs, bacon and other short order items;   Assists in the preparation of meats, vegetables, sauces, gravies, pastries, and desserts;   Prepares sandwiches, salads, salad dressings; desserts, and drinks;   Performs tray-line activities such as serving food portions, checking trays, or calling items;   Checks tallies to determine proper food quantities;   Washes pots, pans and dishes;   May drive a truck in delivery of food to outlying buildings;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above typical tasks and the possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below.   Training and Experience Note:   The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent;   AND   One (1) year of  experience with high volume food preparation in a commercial / industrial / institutional kitchen setting, which included cleaning of appliances, equipment and premises.   Special Requirements: Possession of a California ServSafe Food Handler Certificate is desirable.   Lead/supervisory experience is desirable.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization.   Knowledge of: Food preparation and serving practices;   Kitchen cleaning and sanitation methods;   Operation and care of kitchen equipment;   Proper lifting techniques;   Basic arithmetic.   Ability to:  Read and write in English;   Understand and follow written and oral instructions;   Perform a full range of food service duties;   Exercise independent judgment;   Lead and supervise subordinate staff assigned to food service activities;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Physical Requirements Manual dexterity;   Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Closing Date/Time: 5/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 25, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to clean and care for an assigned building or building area; to perform watch duties for an assigned building or building area; and/or to perform as a member of a work projects crew. Please note: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for May 30, 2020 - June 5, 2020. Typical Tasks Cleans, sweeps and mops floors;   Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork and metal work;   Maintains restrooms in a clean and sanitary condition and replenishes supplies;   Changes light bulbs;   Empties waste receptacles and ash trays and disposes of trash;   Moves and arranges furniture and office equipment;   Operates dehumidifier to disinfect rooms;   Cleans, disinfects and polishes water fountains;   Makes minor repairs to chairs, filing cabinets and desks;   Locks office doors and turns out the lights; hangs cubicle curtains;   Crushes glass receptacles;   Sets up furniture and prepares rooms for special functions.   Patrols designated areas making systematic inspections of buildings;   Closes and locks buildings;   Turns off lights;   Observes and reports conditions which may indicate vandalism, illegal entry or fire hazard;   Checks identification of persons entering the building and has all persons sign a log book when entering and leaving building during non-office hours;   Gives out general information regarding office hours and locations of offices or buildings;   Prepares simple records such as time of rounds or a description of incidents.   Strips, waxes, and buffs floors; operates and maintains heavy floor care equipment used in work;   Vacuums carpets and draperies;   Shampoos carpets;   Washes walls and inside windows;   Replaces light bulbs or flourescent tubes;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards No training or experience is required. Some assignments may require possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and equipment used in janitorial work. Ability to:    Perform routine janitorial duties;   Learn the approved methods of cleaning and caring for buildings and equipment; learn to operate heavy floor care machines after minimal instruction;   Read and understand signs, labels, and work schedules written in English;   Understand and carry out oral and written directions;   Get along well with others;   Lift and move heavy items and work in high places;   Willingness to work on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and at night. Closing Date/Time: 5/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 25, 2020
Full Time
Under direction of the Medical Translator Coordinator to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This is a Mandarin skilled Medical Translator position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc   Typical Tasks Functions as liaison between health Care team/physician and patient;   Provides language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;   Assists patients in interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;   As directed, advises patients, clients and/or families about available health care and hospital services;   Interfaces with Nursing, Outpatient Department, Social Services, and other hospital departments;   Guides and processes patients and clients through clinics, hospital and other related facilities,   Explains and interprets patient's rights and responsibilities;   Performs routine tasks related to maintaining translation records;   May assist in preparation of brochures, audio visual materials and written materials for non-English speaking groups;   May assist in certification of bilingual employees;   May assist in training lower level translators; and   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required would normally be acquired by one year experience in an acute hospital or clinic setting and demonstrated skills in interpretation and translation of a second language (medical and non-medical terminology). Knowledge of: Interpretation/translation of at least one language, other than English, including intracultural literary levels, principal idioms and slang;   Basic hospital organization;   General medical terminology in English and a second language;   Legal ramifications of medical interpretation/translation;   Laws and regulations regarding patient care;   Modern hospital methods, forms and equipment;   Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups. Ability to:   Speak, read and write a second language fluently;   Interact with a wide range of multi-cultural and non-English speaking patients;   Translate detailed medical/legal information of written materials and documents for patient's signature;   Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;   Function as liaison between the health care team/physician and patient;   Assist in the preparation of brochures, memos, other literature, and audio-visual materials relating to hospital policies and procedures;   Work under emergency or stress situations;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel. Closing Date/Time: 5/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, provides skilled social work services to cases requiring maximum service, and involving a variety of complex social problems and treatment plans. Social Worker III positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency. The Social Worker III duties may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidate must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application. Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs. Typical Tasks Receives assignments requiring specialized and/or intensive casework where cases are likely to involve emotional difficulties and chronic adjustment problems in departments; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constrains, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to DFCS; Manages a caseload accountably; Evaluates client problems, develops complete treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court action; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Acts as a resource specialist; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; Acts as a resource specialist; May be assigned as a Disaster Services Worker, as required; Performs related work as required.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child's and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college.   AND   Three (3) years of social work experience of which two (2) years are equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   OR   Possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work, as a Title IVE student   AND   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to the classification of a Social Worker II in Santa Clara County.   Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions.   Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's permit.   Knowledge of: Differential casework treatment techniques; Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Principles, objective, methods and techniques of social work; Individual and group behavior, child development, family relationships and dynamics; Human growth and development; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database. Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies and protective services for adults and children.  Ability to: Apply comprehensive integrated knowledge of all phases of social work treatment for predictable results; Use self with a very high level or skill in all professional relationships; Engage the client in the problem solving process; Establish and maintain an effective casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive and provide consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Interprets complex laws and regulations to clients and public; Interview effectively; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respect for family's cultural values; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Utilize a wide range of social work techniques and community resources. Closing Date/Time: 5/7/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision and within established program areas, to provide specialized services and liaison within or between the Public Health Nursing and Health Protection Divisions of the Public Health Department. The current vacancy is for the Public Health Department - Infectious Diseases & Response  Division. However, the list established from this recruitment will be used for other vacancies as they occur.  Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Coordinates or assists in coordinating a specialized nursing service or program;   Collects statistical and other data and reviews reports to identify health condition trends and problems;   Assists in evaluating program needs and modifying program goals, objectives, policies and procedures;   Assists in developing educational and informational material for staff and for the community;   Provides in-depth health counseling to individuals and groups in a specialized area;   Meets with community organizations, health agencies and concerned individuals to interpret Health Department services, share information, and secure cooperation in achieving program goals;   Assists in training and orienting nursing staff, including presentation of in-service programs;   Assists in identifying available resources needed by patients;   Prepares reports and records;   May serve as liaison to a variety of community groups on public health related issues;   May participate in research by planning and organizing surveys in a specialized area;   May functionally supervise nursing staff and activities in the specialty area on a temporary or situational basis as appropriate;   May provide lead supervision over professional, paraprofessional, or clerical employees; and   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate in nursing and sufficient experience as a Public Health Nurse to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications listed below. Note: Normally a candidate would acquire the qualifications for this class through at least three years of Public Health Nursing experience, in addition to the baccalaureate.   Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California.   Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of Public Health Nursing, including community aspects of nursing programs and provisions for continuity of patient care;   Concepts of epidemiology;   Methods of disease control;   Symptoms of and methods for dealing with drug abuse;   Principles and practices of teaching and training;   Environmental, sociological, physical, and psychological problems encountered in carrying out a public health program among a multi-cultural client population;   Available human services community resources;   Current trends and concepts in Public Health Nursing; Ability to: Coordinate and perform specialized services or a specialized public health program under minimal supervision;   Assess the effectiveness of an assigned public health program or services and design and implement improvements;   Monitor and identify trends in community health conditions or problems;   Communicate effectively with a wide range of community groups;   Develop and maintain effective public relations. Closing Date/Time: 5/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to perform a full range of food service duties, and the ability to effectively interact with inmates and other Food Service staff performing food service duties in the Department of Correction Food Service Unit. Please Note: The written examination for this recruitment will be tentatively held on: Saturday, 7/18/2020. Typical Tasks Prepares, packages, and portions meals; delivers, distributes, serves, and stores food on an assigned shift or functional area(s); Prepares menu items and ingredients for inmates and staff meals, special diets, and catering, as required; Performs routine cleaning, including break down of preparation and service areas, tray service ware and cart washing, equipment cleaning, floor and drain maintenance, and other cleaning duties; Performs storage, distribution and inventory functions, such as; loading, unloading, moving, organizing, rotating and storing food items, meals, food supplies, and meal carts; May drive a truck to deliver food and food related supplies to outlying buildings or other facilities; Provide excellent customer service; Maintain safety and security as required by departmental policy; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above typical tasks and the knowledge and abilities listed below. Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities to perform this function are acquired through one (1) year of food service experience.   Preparing food in large quantity is desirable.   Possession of a current nationally recognized food handler certification can be substituted for 6 months of the required experience.   May require the possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver authorization.   Knowledge of: Current food preparation and serving practices; Safe food handling techniques; Proper and safe use of kitchen equipment; Kitchen cleaning and sanitation methods; Fundamental arithmetic including fractions. Ability to:  Assist in food preparation, service and kitchen procedures specific to the operation; Maintain and keep secure small and large scale food service tools and equipment in a safe and efficient manner; Maintain and keep secure cleaning equipment and agents in a safe and efficient manner; Ensure that immediate and surrounding work areas are safe, and free of actual or potential hazards; Communicate effectively both orally and in written English; Read, understand, interpret, follow and apply written and oral directions, and follow instructions in English; Give clear instructions and guide inmate workers in the performance of food service duties; Assist in providing job task orientation to co-workers as necessary; Demonstrate manual dexterity, and complete work in a timely and efficient manner; Be organized and employ cost effective practices; Work effectively and independently; Remain calm and perform work in demanding situations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population; Exercise discretion and good judgement in the performance of duties; Provide excellent customer service; Promote teamwork and good will. Physical Requirements Perform a variety of manual tasks, which require an ability to squat, climb, bend, twist, grasp, push/pull, reach overhead, perform frequent and/or repetitive motions, stand, and walk for long periods, work at an expeditious pace, function in various temperature conditions, and lift and carry object up to 50 pounds. Closing Date/Time:
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
Under the direction of the Director of Performance & Outcomes Management and/or Medical Director of SCVMC to plan, coordinate, implement, and monitor compliance to ensure that Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) standards, policies, procedures and practices are consistent with State and Federal regulations including JCAHO requirements. This position works directly with the Director of Performance and Outcomes and Medical Director of SCVMC on issues of malpractice risk control. Typical Tasks Analyzes Risk Management findings and trends by reviewing current practices, gathering compiling and evaluating data; Reviews and/or revises the Risk Management Plan on an annual basis; Coordinates division and department risk management activities, including surveys and mock audits; Serves as a liaison with Medical Director, Director of Performance and Outcomes Management, medical staff and other administrative staff to plan Risk Management activities; Serves as a resource to physicians, nursing, and professional support staff for Risk Management issues; Provides operational linkage between Risk Management and County Counsel, and the Claims Division of Santa Clara County Management Division; Supports operational linkage between Risk Management and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's Quality Improvement Departments in the assessment and evaluation of clinical aspects of patient care and safety; Plans/executes programs designed to enhance physician, nursing and professional support staff knowledge of Risk Management; Assists with review/preparation of administrative policies and procedures regarding Risk Management; Develops, implements, and evaluates continuing education programs based on Risk Management findings to enhance staff knowledge; Prepares reports and written responses for administration, medical staff, regulatory agencies and others in regard to Risk Management issues; Maintains competence and knowledge of current Risk Management trends in health/medical care standards by maintaining and participating in continuing education activities; Ensures that standards, policies, and procedures are consistent with professional standards and requirements as defined by JCAHO and other regulatory agencies; Participates in and may chair or coordinate organizational and departmental committees and task forces related to Risk Management; Maintains current knowledge of organizational goals and objectives; Collaborates with hospital administrative staff regarding organizational standards, policies and procedures; Initiates changes in standards, policies, procedures and practice based on risk management review; Interprets policies and regulations to medical staff, nursing, and professional support staff; Promotes compliance with standards, policies, procedures and practices that are consistent with State and Federal regulations including JCAHO requirements; Plans accreditation and regulatory surveys, prepares responses/ reports based on findings; Evaluates the feasibility of new programs to enhance compliance with standards; Collaborates with Utilization Management, medical staff, nursing, and professional support staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of Risk Management Program Plan; Initiates and participates in research related to standards, quality improvement, and risk management, utilizes research to support changes of standards and practice; Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Possession of a current California Registered Nursing license. Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are typically acquired through training and experience equivalent to three (3) years of experience in legal/clinical risk management activities in a healthcare setting, one year of which has been in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Certificate in risk management education is desirable but not required. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of health care, clinical systems, safety/risk management, infection control in a health care setting; Current trends, issues, research in treatment, prevention, and education as they relate to Risk Management in a large medical services system; Program management in a healthcare setting, planning, implementation, evaluation, and reporting as required by laws, codes and regulations; Hospital organization, operations and procedures; Methods, regulations, and procedures for research within a healthcare setting; Regulatory requirements for acute care hospital and ambulatory care settings; Joint Commission Accreditation standards and Title XXII requirements and Federal regulations; Medical terminology and related levels of care and treatment; Evaluation and assessment techniques; Record keeping and reporting procedures; Risk Management protocol to resolve patient expression of dissatisfaction; Appropriate regulatory agency requirements related to risk management. Ability to: Organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate risk management activities to ensure safety and quality of patient care as well as conformity with prescribed laws, regulations and standards; Work collaboratively with administration, physicians and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center staff to implement changes for risk management; Educate staff in risk management principles and practices; Evaluate and interpret complex medical regimens pertaining to quality of care standards; Plan, develop, and organize work; Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; with all levels of professional and non-professional staff, and executive management; Develop personal and professional risk management goals; Plan and implement risk management educational activities for medical staff, nursing, and professional support staff; Evaluate own professional performance and job satisfaction based on attainment of goals; Maintain current knowledge of trends/ practices in Risk Management field. Closing Date/Time: 5/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 23, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, to conduct a wide variety of administrative, analytical, and staff studies and/or projects for assigned departmental activities; analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and makes recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements in support of the management functions, practices and services or the implementation of program objectives. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination. Written exams are tentatively scheduled for July 10-11, 16-18, 20-25, and July 27 - August 1, 2020. ? Typical Tasks Conducts systems and analytical studies on organization, procedures, budgetary requirements, human resources management and other related management functions;   Performs cost studies, conducts surveys, and conducts feasibility studies by collecting, tabulating and analyzing a wide variety of data using appropriate statistical methods to determine trends, cycles, and underlying factors;   Gathers data and analyzes information, and prepares reports outlining methodology, analysis recommendations related to administrative, fiscal, organizational, human resources and management issues;   Interviews and consults with departmental officials and employees, representatives from other organizations and groups, and the general public to give and/or secure necessary information;   Analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and makes recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements;   Conducts needs analysis, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs;   Develops, summarizes, and maintains administrative and fiscal records;   Develops and analyzes quantitative data for management control and evaluation purposes;   Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports which may include recommendations in written, graphic and oral presentations;   Makes verbal presentations of study findings/recommendations to department and County management, boards and commissions;   Acts as departmental resource in the area of expertise;   Negotiates and monitors contracts; ensures compliance with contract provisions; coordinates with service providers in the delivery of contract requirements;   Prepares and participates in RFP process, writes grant proposals, reports, program documentation, policies, procedures and other written materials;   Manages projects and develops study project plans, may conduct or assist in conducting studies requiring inter-departmental coordination; effectively recommends study parameters and determines appropriate methodology and sources of information for assigned studies/projects;   Uses a variety of information applications and databases to collect, analyze and prepare reports;   May train and guide lower level staff;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the above typical tasks, and possession of the following knowledge and abilities.   Training and Experience Note:   The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the possession of a Bachelor's degree.  Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering data and formulating recommendations, and report writing can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis;   AND   Two (2) years of experience performing analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management duties, which include interpreting rules and regulations, gathering and analyzing data and formulating recommendations, and report writing.   Possession of a Master's degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.   Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization.   Some positions may require Live Scan screening as part of the background check process. Knowledge of:   Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures;   Reason logically and creatively and utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized managerial problems;   Methods of research and report preparation, writing and presentation;   Contracts and negotiation techniques;   Project management and reporting requirements;   Basic local government functions and organization;   Principles of mathematical and statistical computations;   Effective communication and interviewing techniques at all organizational levels of the County or other public or private agencies required for gathering, evaluating, and transmitting information;   English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation;   Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.   Ability to:  Formulate, gather, interpret, analyze, evaluate and present a variety of financial, informational, and statistical data;   Analyze information and reach valid conclusions;   Prepare and present clear and concise reports;   Identify and define problem areas;   Identify and evaluate concrete and abstract variables;   Persuade, justify, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations;   Plan, coordinate and initiate action necessary to implement recommendations;   Negotiate, monitor, and review contracts for compliance;   Represent the department on assigned committees and with outside agencies;   Interact with personnel at all organizational levels and functions in stressful and/or confrontation type situations and establish and maintain effective communication;   Analyze policies and procedures and make recommendations to management;   Utilize computers and advanced computer software to analyze information;   Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and/or legislative changes;   Work independently performing a wide variety of analytical assignments and meet deadlines. Closing Date/Time: 5/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 22, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to plan, assign, inspect, and supervise the work of a group of janitors and others in the cleaning, maintenance, repair, and security of assigned buildings and areas. Typical Tasks Interviews, selects, orients, and trains staff;   Plans, schedules, and supervises the work of Janitors, Utility Workers, and others to keep buildings and areas clean, orderly, and safe;   Directs janitors and utility workers in the cleaning of public buildings, the preparation of rooms for meetings, event set-ups and take-downs, office moves, and the performance of minor building repairs;   Performs routine inspections to review work in progress and/or upon completion;   Conducts walk-throughs and inspects buildings and areas to determine the need for cleaning, pest control, and for reporting of safety issues or minor building repairs;   Initiates and assigns work orders for maintenance and building repairs;   Orders, maintains, and issues supplies, materials, and equipment;   Maintains electronic and paper records;   Monitors attendance and work schedules, approves leave requests, and enters and maintains timesheets;   Conducts regular staff and safety meetings, ensuring staff's compliance with policies, procedures, and safety standards;   Contacts or meets with customers regularly to establish service levels, understand and fulfill janitorial needs, or resolve concerns before they escalate to complaints;   Meets with facility or department managers to investigate or solve personnel or operational problems;   Trains and educates subordinate and interdepartmental staff in the procedures and operations of the waste diversion program;   Initiates Workers Compensation Reports and arranges for work accommodations;   Performs annual performance evaluations of staff;   Conducts counseling and any disciplinary actions to enforce policies, procedures, and regulations;   Uses standard office software programs and equipment as well as automated systems to enter/retrieve information and to track work orders;   Establishes and maintains effective communications and relationships with staff, clients, management, and vendors;   Meets with contractors, obtains quotes, establishes minor contracts, and oversees contract work;   Serves as a subject matter expert to management and other county agencies;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties, as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a High School diploma. Relevant work experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis   and   Three (3) years of janitorial or facilities services experience with one (1) year of lead, supervisor, manager or director experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a Janitorial, Environmental Services, Hospital Housekeeping, and/or Facilities setting. The janitorial or facilities services experience may be inclusive of the lead, supervisor, manager, or director experience.   Completion of 60 semester (90 quarter) units from an accredited college or possession of an Associate's degree is highly desirable.   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.   Some positions may require security clearance prior to appointment that must be maintained during employment.   Knowledge of: Methods, use, and care of supplies, materials, tools, and equipment used in janitorial and/or groundskeeping work;   Janitorial and building maintenance requirements, codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations, including those pertaining to the health and safety of employees and building occupants;   Supervisory principles and practices, including work scheduling and providing instruction to workers regarding specific tasks;   Inventory requirements and control;   Standard office practices, procedures, and office machines;   Basic computer applications, as well as electronic timekeeping and payroll systems;   Principles and practices of customer service, effective training, supervision, and personnel management;   Green cleaning practices and products.   Ability to: Interview, select, orient, and train staff;   Oversee staff who operate tools and equipment used in janitorial and/or groundskeeping work;   Communicate, in English, clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;   Plan, assign, inspect, supervise, and evaluate the work of staff;   Identify maintenance and repair needs and ensure that they are resolved;   Problem-solve and make effective decisions;   Test and evaluate products and equipment;   Use standard office software programs, equipment, and automated systems;   Keep accurate electronic and paper records;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 21, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, assesses client needs and develops treatment plans in a variety of social service functions. Social Worker II positions in the Social Services Agency, Department of Family and Children's Services work in a variety of assignments connected to child safety, well-being and permanency and may be assigned to duties which may include: receiving and making reports of alleged child abuse and/or neglect; assessing and investigating allegations of abuse and/or neglect; developing appropriate interventions, providing referrals for services, and monitoring services for children and parents; removing children from unsafe environments; providing case management services; preparing documentation, case plans, safety plans, Court Reports and other legal documents; providing testimony in Court; assessing and evaluating potential caregivers; placing children into appropriate homes; conducting home visits with children, caregivers, and parents; and assessing and addressing issues specific to the child's and families circumstances such as substance abuse, intimate partner violence, mental health issues, sexual abuse, parenting, developmental issues, immigration, and psycho-social-emotional-behavioral issues. Bilingual candidates and those with a cultural competency in serving persons with diverse backgrounds, including Latino, African and Asian Ancestry, are encouraged to apply. If you speak a second language fluently, please specify that on your application. The ability to speak fluently in the chosen language will be tested.  Candidates must take and pass the required language fluency examination (i.e., ability to speak, read and write) for the specified language skill on your application.       Possession of a Masters degree in Social Work may be required for specific programs. Typical Tasks Receives assignments to caseloads in any Department program including but not limited to Adult Protective Services (APS), CalWorks Employment Services, SSI Advocacy, In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) and CCS; Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of dependent and elder adults when assigned to Adult Protective Services (APS); investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of minors, often under time constraints, and determines if removal of the child from the home is necessary when assigned to Department of Family and Children's Services (DFCS); Evaluates client problems, develops treatment plans and follows each case through to solution; Consults, refers cases, and works actively with other agencies and community groups, legal and medical professionals; Establishes and maintains effective case work relationships; Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Manages a caseload accountably; Prepares case records, documents, reports and correspondence in a timely manner, as required; Interprets rules, regulations, policies and programs to clients and the public; Knows and maintains listing of community resources and assists clients to utilize community resources; Develops case plans, court reports and associate legal documents; Evaluates compliance with court orders; Testifies in court and responds to inquiries regarding court actions; Conducts field visits and evaluates compliance with court orders; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions; Transports clients in county, out of county, out of state and out of country if necessary; May be required to testify in administrative hearings; Knows and assists in developing community resources and uses them appropriately; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work, as required.  When assigned to DAAS: Evaluates and assesses yearly service needs based on Medical, Medicare and SSI eligibility; Conducts field visits to do yearly reevaluations of client's service needs; Assesses and authorizes new applicants; Consults, refers cases and works actively with other agencies, community groups and fair hearing officers; Conducts field visits to hospitals, nursing homes, community care facilities as needed.  When assigned to DFCS: Determines degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect and evaluates child and family's needs for services; Recruits applicants for foster care and adoption; Evaluates the suitability of adoptive and foster placements and finalizes adoptions. Employment Standards Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Two (2) years of social work experience   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred or possession of a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Education Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation or equivalent titles to the above degree from an accredited college   AND   Four (4) years of social work experience.   Graduate training in an approved school of social work or the related fields above may be substituted for experience, on a year-for year-basis.  The practicum experience obtained in the above related fields qualifies as experience. Master's degree in Social Work may be required by statute for certain positions. Possession of a valid California driver's license prior to appointment, the ability to qualify and maintain a County Driver's permit. Knowledge of: Principles, objectives and techniques of social work; Differential casework treatment techniques: Various personality and behavior theories; Family systems; Individual and group behavior, human growth, development and family relationships; Bio-psycho-socio-economic factors affecting individuals and families; Community organization and resources; Rules and regulations relating to public social service agencies; Effect of one's own personal attitudes and biases on the casework process; Interviewing, investigative and intervention techniques; Effective methods for handling emotional, irate or distressed people; Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database.  Ability to: Establish and maintain a productive casework relationship with clients; Work cooperatively with co-workers, other agencies and the public; Receive consultation; Interpret complex laws and regulations to clients and the public; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Manage a caseload in a timely and effective manner; Utilize social work techniques and community resources; Interview effectively Establish and maintain casework relationships with clients; Assess and apply intervention techniques to adults, children, adolescents and / or families; Work in an environment that requires knowledge of and respond for family's cultural values. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 21, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to assist in the planning, development and evaluation of the infection control program and to conduct surveillance and reporting activities and education programs for all hospital personnel involved in patient care. Submission of a valid California Registered Nurse License is required. 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. The current vacancy is located at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center & St. Louise Hospital.  However, the established list may be used for other vacancies/locations as they occur.    Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:    Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up Typical Tasks Collects data for analysis, interpretation and reporting of infections;   Assists in identifying patterns and trends of infections;   Investigates disease outbreaks and clusters, and employee exposure to communicable disease;   Reports communicable diseases to the County Health Department;   Prepares summaries of surveillance and exposure activities;   Participates in follow-up or corrective action in relation to surveillance activities, as indicated by the Infection Control Supervisor, Hospital Epidemiologist and/or Infection Control Board;   Presents infection control orientation for all nursing personnel;   Assists in planning, presenting and evaluating yearly, and as needed, infection control programs for all hospital personnel involved in patient care practice;   Presents informal educational information during ward rounds as part of surveillance and consultation responsibilities;   Presents classes on specific infection control areas as indicated by assessment of hospital needs;   Assists nursing and other hospital departments in development of current, accurate policies and procedures at least every two years or whenever necessary;   Provides requested problem-solving assistance when infection control problems occur;   Performs site visits on a regular basis to assist in the development of appropriate and cost effective infection control practices;   Provides infection control consultation and representation on committees as appointed;   Assists in the planning, development and evaluation of the infection control program;   Functions, if appointed, as relief Infection Control Supervisor in his/her absence, in consultation with the Hospital Epidemiologist;   Assists Infection Control Supervisor with departmental responsibilities as needed (e.g., surveys, consultations, disseminating infection control policies, etc.);   Maintains professional development by attending and participating in professional organizations, e.g., Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (A.P.I.C.) and local Journal Club;   Attends programs and conferences in infection control and other related subjects;   Keeps abreast of current literature in the field of infection control;   Seeks learning experience to maintain knowledge and skills necessary to function as an Infection Control Nurse. 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 educational preparation at the Bachelor's level (BSN), at least three years of acute care experience, and specialized training and expertise or experience in infection control in a teaching institution. Certification in Infection Control (C.I.C.) is preferred. Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 21, 2020
Full Time
Under administrative direction, manages the functions and activities associated with provider relations to ensure that an appropriate network of health care providers is recruited and retained to serve the members. Typical Tasks Establishes and maintains a provider recruitment program to ensure the health plan has the full range of required providers;   Supervises collection of required information to prepare credential file for submission to the appropriate committee charged with the credentialing providers;   Supervises staff engaged in provider recruiting, credentialing and contracting.   Ensures the appropriate distribution of member eligibility lists to providers;   Answers provider questions and resolves provider issues and concerns;   Analyzes reports to identify provider concerns and implements necessary corrective action;   Oversees the development and maintenance of a provider education/information program to ensure that providers and their administrative staff are familiar with the policies, procedures, and operations of the HMO, including newsletter production;   Prepare reports on provider relations activities and statistics for review and evaluation by management;   Coordinates the department's management information system (MIS) needs and maintains all provider- related files in the MIS;   Ensures that an effective, efficient and confidential filing system is maintained to allow easy retrieval and refiling of health care provider information.   Interviews, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates subordinate staff.   Develops and monitors the department's budget, and goals and objectives;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Education and experience, which demonstrate the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities. Experience Note: An individual would normally acquire the following knowledge and abilities through training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, and four years of increasingly responsible analytical, supervisory and administrative experience, two of which must have been in health care setting. A Master's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Nursing or related field may be substituted for one year of the non-health experience. Knowledge of: Principles of employee supervision, training and development;   Principles of organization, administrative and fiscal management;   Effective interpersonal skills;   Issues related to office management of an individual physician practice;   State Medi-Cal regulations and industry standards;   Knox-Keene licensure requirement;   Managed care systems;   Computer management systems;   Billing practices in the health care industry;   Coordination of benefit issues related to Plan billing and patient registration;   General policy coverage limits related to managed care and HMO standards. Ability to:   Work independently on multiple projects with attention to details;   Work with culturally diverse populations;   Speak and write effectively;   Interact with the public, providers and others vendors in a courteous, effective and professional manner;   Supervise, monitor and evaluate staff;   Manage diverse and conflicting priorities and projects in an effective manner. Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 18, 2020
Full Time
Under immediate supervision, receives on the job training in techniques and methodology of inspections and tests in the enforcement of Weights and Measures laws and regulations. This recruitment REQUIRES that you attach copies of your Bachelor's Degree and transcripts.  Applications without copies of conferral of degree or transcripts will be deemed incomplete. An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service.  Please note: Candidates determined to have met Employment Standards will be invited to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for: Saturday, June 13, 2020. The exam date(s) may change based on the number of applicants and room availability. Typical Tasks Tests and seals or condemns various weighing devices/scales such as vehicular, livestock, retail and industrial devices/scales; Tests, and seals or condemns various measuring devices and meters such as petroleum product meters, water meters, bulk plant meters, vehicle tank meters, taximeters and odometers; Inspects and tests packaged goods for proper weight, measure, count or labeling; Inspects weighmaster records for compliance with state and local laws and ordinances; Inspects and tests devices measuring electricity; Inspects and tests devices measuring  vapors and liquefied fuels ; Inspects petroleum and fuel products for compliance with advertising, labeling, quality requirements and product integrity; Calibrates or assists in the calibration of weights and measures; Plans and conducts investigations as necessary and assigned; Prepares written reports of inspections and investigations; Investigates complaints; Prepares cases for enforcement; Provides training to inspectors; Prepares and presents information to the public; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in the following disciplines: Chemical Science, Physical Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Law Enforcement, Commerce, Statistics, Marketing or any closely related field with at least thirty (30) semester units in one (1) or any combination of the following disciplines: Chemical Science, Physical Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Law Enforcement, Commerce, or Marketing.   Must obtain the CDFA license for the area of assignment within fifteen (15) months of employment or vacate the position.   Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit. Possession of a California Commercial Class A Driver's license is required for some positions.   Knowledge of :   Scientific principles related to the operation of common weighing and measuring devices; Laws policies, procedures and techniques of weights & measures inspection and testing; Principles, mechanics and care of weighing and measuring devices; Office software applications. Ability to:   Work independently under general supervision; Learn the laws, methodology and technology related to weights and measures inspections; Interpret and apply the provisions of laws and regulations relating to weights and measures; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Obtain necessary certificates/licenses as required; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Perform mathematical calculations; Operate and maintain various types of equipment; Prepare clear and concise reports. Physical Requirements Ability to consistently lift objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds. Closing Date/Time: 5/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 18, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to maintain, repair, and install a variety of solid state devices and systems. Typical Tasks Repairs, replaces or modifies electronic and electrical components and defective parts for a variety of equipment and system controls, (i.e., elevators, boilers, temperature, air conditioning and MAC System controls, micro processor computer systems, disc drive units, computer cables, modem equipment, etc.);   Troubleshoots solid state electronic and electrical systems, installs wiring, transformers, panels and controls;   Fabricates and installs special electronic systems (i.e., security alarms, voice synthesizers, micro processor based controllers, etc.);   Services and maintains micro processor control systems;   Inspects new micro processor and solid state systems installed by contractors;   Calibrates and repairs test equipment;   Maintains parts inventory and computer inventory records;   Prepares various activity status reports;   Performs related duties as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid California driver's license. Sufficient training, education and work experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function would normally be acquired through any combination of education, training and work experience equivalent to graduation from high school, and three years of work experience in electronic or electronic/electrical repair. College level or trade school coursework in electronic repair may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. Knowledge of: Solid state circuitry diagnostic and repair techniques and procedures;   Test equipment and tools needed in the repair, maintenance and installation of electronic and electrical systems and equipment;   Theory and principles of electronic and electrical equipment and circuits. Ability to:   Test and repair electronic and electrical equipment and systems;   Read and interpret blue prints, maintenance manuals, schematics, construction drawings and specifications;   Keep current with state-of-the-art repair methods and procedures developments;   Learn operating system languages as required. Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 17, 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
Apr 17, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, and in a learning capacity, to assist in the performance of analytical work in a County department; to perform research on a wide variety of special projects as required. NOTE: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take a written examination. The written exam is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, and Thursday, May 21, 2020.  Typical Tasks Assists in conducting research studies or performs elementary research;   Gathers and assembles simple data involving limited variables which requires minimum discretion or judgment in what is gathered;   Makes structured mathematical and statistical calculations;   Makes simple comparative analyses of technical data;   Assists in the more routine, technical phases of special studies, surveys, investigations and research projects;   Prepares graphic charts; answers routine correspondence and inquiries from the public and county employees;   Assists in providing administrative control over clerical and technical staff assigned to the central administrative services operation;   Assists in developing departmental clerical and fiscal procedures and policies;   Assists in analyzing office methods, procedures and forms;   Assists in developing recommendations for improvement of procedures and coordination of departmental functions;   Assists in conducting studies and preparing reports;   Assists in developing and maintaining departmental operating or procedures manuals;   Assists with the preparation and administration of contracts and the preparation of grant applications;   Assists in conducting special projects related to developmental administrative services;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the above typical tasks, and possession of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are acquired through training and experience equivalent to the completion of 60 college semester units (90 quarter units).  Relevant analytical, administrative, lead, supervisory or management experience that includes interpreting rules and regulations, gathering and formulating recommendations, and report writing may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.   Special Requirements:   Some positions may require possession of valid California driver's license prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Authorization. Some positions may require Live Scan as part of the background check process. Knowledge of:   Statistical research and data collection techniques and procedures;   Office procedures including the maintenance of records;   Principles of mathematical and statistical computations;   Effective communication and interviewing techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information;   English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation;   Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.  Ability to:      Collect, assemble, and analyze simple technical data;   Communicate and interact in situations requiring instruction, persuasion, and motivating people;   Prepare and present clear and concise reports;   Speak effectively and participate in group meetings and individual interviews with the general public and county officials at various levels of authority;   Follow oral and written directions;   Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2020 11:59 PM Pacific