County of Santa Clara

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

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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

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

   

 

71 job(s) at County of Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Variable Shift
Under supervision, to perform the more difficult and complex nursing assistant tasks relating to the care and treatment of patients.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   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 providing 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 Typical Tasks Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients;   Percusses, and/or vibrates, patients as directed;   Positions, holds and/or restrains patients during medical procedures;   Performs neurological checks and records results;   Observes and reports patient's condition, status and/or attitude;   Assists patients in passive range-of-motion exercises;   Assists with application, removal and replacement of protective, comfort, and therapeutic devices (i.e., prosthesis);   Performs simple tests (e.g., specify gravity, stool guaiac, sugar-acetone) and records results; (which are not charting nurses notes);   Assists physician or nurse in special procedures (i.e., lumbar punctures, circumcisions, I.V. 's, dilation and curettage, vaginal exams, incomplete abortions, minor suturing, ulcer debridement, etc.);   Assists in providing oral suctioning and colostomy care;   Assists in catheter instillation and irrigation;   May perform simple checking and monitoring of health maintenance equipment and machines;   Performs "isolation" techniques;   Maintains, sterilizes, counts and prepares instruments and materials for medical/surgical procedures;   Guides or assists in orienting new Hospital Services Assistant staff, and/or volunteers, etc. to a particular unit;   In addition performs duties of the Hospital Services Assistant I; and   Performs other related work and comparable duties as required. Employment Standards Sufficient training, education or experience to have demonstrated practical application of, and success in the following knowledge and abilities. As an example: the equivalent to successful completion of four years of high school and one (1) year experience as a Hospital Services Assistant I or comparable classification, including training in critical patient care. Knowledge of: Basic nursing practices and of the various types of materials and equipment relating to patient care and their application;   Relevant medical terminology;   Principles of asepsis;   Isolation techniques;   Basic communication skills;   Patient observation skills;   Record keeping practices;   Operation, maintenance and simple calibration of specialized related equipment. Ability to: Perform a variety of routine and complex patient care services and assist in simple and more difficult treatments;   Understand and follow written and oral instructions;   Stand and walk for long periods and exercise a moderate amount of physical exertion and manual dexterity in the handling of patients or equipment;   Get along well with others;   Provide direct patient care;   Maintain complex and accurate records;   Orient others in area procedures;   Communicate effectively orally and in writing;   Operate and maintain related equipment;   Work quickly and accurately with minimal direct supervision;   Organize and prioritize workload assignment;   Follow-through with assignments. Desirable Qualities: Ability to be patient, understanding and tolerant;   Ability to endure illness, death and other unpleasant aspects of the job. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
The Health Care Financial Analyst series describes levels of positions accountable to Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System Finance that are assigned the responsibility of performing duties and supervising various finance-based analytic activities within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Positions in this series are typically assigned to projects and activities across several departments within Santa Clara Valley Health Hospital System (SCVHHS).  Incumbents must have excellent computer skills and be able to work with very large databases to complete and provide analytical and program support for a variety of services.  Incumbents may be assigned to lead complex program audits or assessments, lead other analysts, manage contract services or participate in the evaluation of service program and delivery systems. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available, this may include, full time, part time, and extra help positions.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to complete the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  och.sccgov.org ,  slrh.sccgov.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Note: The following tasks are typical of those performed by incumbents in this class series, other related duties may be performed. Incumbents at each level do not necessarily perform all duties listed. Conducts or participates in a variety of health and hospital related financial, systems and analytical studies; performs cost studies; and conducts feasibility studies; Develops and prepares revenue/expense projections based on patient utilization, payor mix, gross charges, contractual adjustments, clinical staff productivity, ancillary service requirements, and other health care financial factors;   Develops and participates in cost allocations, and indirect cost rate proposals based on third party payor and other regulations;   Prepares and analyzes contract payment reconciliations based on cost reports and payment documentation;   Prepares and presents cost reports, coordinates audits, cost reimbursement settlement claims for government payers and agencies (Medicare, Medi-Cal, OSHPD, etc.), and responds to related requests for information from auditors;   Plans, organizes and directs the work of an assigned Health and Hospital project or program;   Directs, evaluates and trains subordinate staff;   Defines financial reporting and information needs and coordinates any systems modifications with Information Services;   Coordinates various health care services with other departments, outside vendors and service providers to achieve financial program goals;   Identifies financial program problems, determines appropriate action and makes recommendations for problem resolution; assists in the implementation of program enhancements and improvements;   Conducts a variety of studies to determine best financial practices;   Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners;   Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts;   Responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the agency;   Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations;   Uses a variety of information applications and databases to develop schedules and special reports;   Provides leadership, direction, and development and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve and enhance performance and services;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other duties as assigned. Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience which directly demonstrates the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Quantitative or analytical work would include: Analyzing, evaluating and making recommendations on various financial programs and services. Some of the financial functions would include conducting a variety of analytical studies and surveys on organization, procedures, budget issues; reviewing and analyzing current or proposed policies, procedures, systems, statistical analysis and reports; organizational structure, operational analysis, work flow and staffing, management and organizational systems and procedures; and is involved in making recommendations. Health Care Financial Analyst Associate Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Health Care Administration, Finance, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, or a closely related field. Knowledge of: General principles and practices of financial management in the health care field, including both expense and reimbursement requirements and management;   General health care organizational structure and familiarity with financial program components;   Basic statistical research techniques, procedures, and computer skills including the use of spreadsheets and database software;   Data collection, compilation, and analytical techniques;   Communication techniques for gathering, evaluating, and conveying information. Ability to:   Collect, assemble, and analyze financial data;   Speak effectively and participate in group meetings and individual interviews with members of the public, agency staff and health care professionals at various levels of authority. Closing Date/Time: 4/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 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 Mother Infant Care Center Department and completion of a Labor & Delivery Training program: Clinical Nurse II - Mother Infant Care Center Positions available in Mother Infant Care units at each hospital  include: O'Connor Hospital - Mother Baby Unit  Valley Medical Center - Mother Infant Care Center The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area. The competency area includes the units listed above. Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about 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: 4/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, conducts investigations in support of the District Attorney's Office, of alleged or suspected violations of criminal and civil laws. In order for your online application to be submitted and accepted, you must attach a copy of your Regular Basic (or higher) California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certificate. Please note: Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to participate in the oral examination tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Thursday, June 4, 2020, Friday, June 5, 2020, and Monday, June 8, 2020. These dates are subject to change based on the number of qualified applications received. Typical Tasks Conducts investigations of suspected violations of laws, rules and regulations;   Plans and conducts criminal investigations to support Deputy District Attorneys in the prosecution of a wide variety of complex fraud cases, crimes against persons and alleged public corruption;   Investigates crime scenes and gathers intelligence information related to organized crime or gang activities;   Serves legal documents such as subpoenas, warrants and summonses;   Gathers pertinent information and evidence by interviewing complainants, witnesses, and suspects;    Prepares reports, files and recommends issuance of complaints, and testifies as a witness in court or at administrative hearings;   Conducts background investigations;   Establishes and maintains working relationships with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies;   Develops contacts so that information may be obtained concerning crimes;   Prepares detailed reports of investigations, including synopsis of facts, dates, names, places, findings of arresting officers, statements of witnesses, victims and suspects, and listings of evidence;   Makes arrests and custodial detainments;   Assists Deputy District Attorneys in preparation of cases for prosecution;   Returns prisoners extradited to the State of California;   Assists in the tasks performed by Criminal Investigator II's;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Completion of sixty (60) semester units (90 quarter units) of college level course work,   AND   Three (3) years of patrol work as a peace officer. Special Requirements   Possession of a current Regular Basic (or higher) California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certificate.   Must meet all current hiring standards of P.O.S.T., including passing a P.O.S.T. background investigation, psychological, and physical examination before appointment.   Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization.   Upon appointment, incumbents must continue to meet department training and qualification standards established by the California P.O.S.T., and department policy in the use of various firearms, arrest control techniques and perishable skills. Knowledge of:   Practices and methods employed in crime detection and criminal investigation;  Techniques of identifying, preserving and presenting evidence; Laws and ordinances effective in the County, State and Federal Governments relating to the area of enforcement, arrest and the rules of evidence, court procedures in criminal trials; Computer software programs commonly used in the District Attorney's Office such as word processing, spreadsheets and commercial databases.   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; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Communicate and effectively interact with a diverse community; Act calmly and make decisions during emergencies; Exercise sound judgment, especially under stressful conditions; Project professional authority; De-escalate hostile and aggressive behaviors; Observe accurately. Physical Requirements Must be in good physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities and must maintain this requirement during the duration of employment.   Must be willing to work unusual hours, possibly over extended periods of time throughout the county and state. Some duties may require out-of-state travel.   Must be willing to work overtime when assigned, which may include nighttime hours and weekends. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Variable Shift
Under general supervision, performs semiprofessional nursing work relating to the care and treatment to patients; may function as a team leader over other nonprofessional nursing personnel.   The list established from this recruitment will be used for extra help positions. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions.   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 providing 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 Typical Tasks   Administers routine medications and treatments as prescribed;   Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure of patients;   Observes condition of patients and reports unusual conditions to supervisors;   Assists medical or professional nursing staff in examinations or special procedures;   Catheterizes patients and give enemas;   Provides general patient care, such as bathing, feeding and turning patients;   Assists in providing postpartum and nursery care;   Maintains patients' charts and other records;   Assists in providing care to children, such as in examinations, acceptance of medications and restriction of activities;   Collects specimens for laboratory analysis;   Assists in the operation of special equipment such as inhalation and suction therapy;   May function as team leader over other nonprofessional nursing personnel or have charge responsibilities on the late shifts in chronic care patient areas;   Cleans and sterilizes medical supplies and equipment;   Performs other related work as required. Employment Standards Training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and graduation from an accredited school of vocational nursing. Possession of a current valid license as a vocational nurse issued by the California State Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. Qualification Note:  The licensing requirement is met if the candidate has, in accordance with California Business and Professions Code Section 2867.6 relating to Interim Permits, proof of passing the licensure examination, and is demonstrated by either a receipt for the initial license fee required by subdivision (e) of Code Section 2895 or a temporary certificate issued to practice by the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California. Knowledge of: Practical nursing theory and practice and hospital ward routines. Ability to: Apply routine nursing techniques in the care and treatment of patients;   Understand and carry out written and verbal instructions;   Stand and walk for long periods and exercise a moderate amount of physical exertion and manual dexterity in the handling of patients or equipment;   Get along well with others;   Maintain medical charts and records and prepare reports. Veterans Preference Information This recruitment has been identified as non-entry level by the Human Resources Director. Any veteran who has submitted a copy of their DD 214 form, and received an honorable discharge within the last five years, will be given a preferential credit of five percent (ten percent for those identified as disabled veteran's), after attaining a passing examination score for a numerically scored examination. Physical Requirements Reviewed on 3/30/30 LN. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 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  acute care experience. Seeking nurses to work in departments through the hospital. Specialty skills required to work in specialty areas.    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor hospital and St. Louise Hospital are looking for nurses to work short term, non-permanent positions to meet peak load or other unusual work situations. 8 and 12 hour Shifts  Days, PM and Night Shifts Looking for all Med/Surgical and Specialty areas   County employees are Disaster Service Workers pursuant to state law in order to assist with the disaster response and still maintain the County's essential services.   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 #indsp Typical Tasks    Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals; Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs; Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds Participating in clinical conferences Collaborating with physicians and other health team members. Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group; Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population; Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis; Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team; Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed; Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation     Recurrent health problems Coping mechanisms Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations; Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care; Coordinates patient and family teaching; Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel; Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice; Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses; May participate in conducting research activities. When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period; Assists in teaching students and staff; May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care; As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures; Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting; Evaluates documentation of patients response to care. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. Experience Note:  A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least one year of specialty experience in the Medical Surgical competency area.  Closing Date/Time: 4/6/2020 7:14 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to conduct a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic functions using epidemiologic and statistical methods; may lead epidemiologic investigations and data projects for the prevention and control of specific communicable and chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions; and may assist in the planning and development of health programs and policies Typical Tasks Participates in, and may lead, epidemiologic investigations using established scientific and technical methods and practices to identify and evaluate a wide range of health conditions and underlying determinants within an assigned program area;   Performs epidemiologic functions, including the collection, description, analysis, and reporting of health, demographic, and other data using epidemiologic methods;   Participates in, and may lead, outbreak and other public health investigations of diseases and other conditions through the development of instruments for data collection and analysis using the most current statistical techniques commonly used in epidemiologic evaluations;   Performs population-based health assessments, applying both quantitative and qualitative research methods, which may include data collection in the field;   Develops and maintains surveillance systems, surveys, survey tools, and health needs assessments for the collection of surveillance data;   Researches, develops, and maintains surveillance plans;   Monitors, analyzes, and reports on Federal, State, and local data and other information sources to identify health trends, emerging public health threats and problems, and progress towards meeting specific benchmarks and targets; determines feasibility of, and approach to, epidemiologic investigations to address findings;   Designs, manages, maintains, evaluates, matches, and uses databases for all epidemiologic functions;   Conducts and writes literature reviews using academic databases on topics relevant to epidemiologic studies within an assigned programmatic area;   Conducts studies that supports the design of programs, policy development, publications, and evaluation activities;   Prepares reports from analyses of data from surveillance, health assessments, research, and evaluation using epidemiologic, demographic, and behavioral science analytic techniques and other research and evaluation methods, as needed;   Collects and provides data used in the control, detection, and prevention of diseases and other health conditions, in the evaluation of health programs, and in grant preparation;   Conducts descriptive and advanced statistical analyses in the course of epidemiologic or other investigations using epidemiologic, statistical, and data visualization tools and software;   Prepares and delivers written and oral reports, posters, data visualizations, presentations, and other materials that communicate necessary information to professional audiences, policy makers, and the public using appropriate communication platforms and approaches;   Develops recommendations for evidence-based strategies and disease control measures in response to epidemiologic findings within an appropriate cultural or social framework;   Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to public health programs and outside partners on data quality, data collection methods, tool development, analysis, reporting, and the use of epidemiologic data;   Participates in, and may lead the development and operationalization, of emerging and transformational data projects, technologies and tools;   Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed, and prepares and updates documentation regarding assigned projects;   Participates in writing grants and other funding proposals;   Monitors and maintains ethical, privacy, and security issues related to health data;   Provides technical guidance for and quality checks on the work of lower-level professional epidemiologists, as needed;   May train and on-board lower-level professional epidemiologists;   May organize, facilitate, and present department projects and assessments to various community workgroups, advisory groups, or steering committees;   Collects and analyzes data that supports response to public inquiries and helps fulfill media-related and other stakeholders' data requests;   Serves on appropriate committees and/or work groups and programs to plan and execute surveillance and epidemiology projects;   Conducts studies designed to identify segments of the population at greatest risk of acquiring specific diseases or other health conditions, and to identify risk factors associated with each;   Utilizes culturally sensitive epidemiologic practices and methodologies;   Performs public health investigations of diseases and other conditions;   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 possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field   and   Two (2) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health safety entity, healthcare delivery setting, or academic institution;   OR   Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field   and   Four (4) years of work experience performing epidemiologic functions that include surveillance, data collection, data analysis, and research within a public health and/or safety entity, healthcare delivery setting, or internships/fellowships or assistant research positions in an academic setting;   OR   Two (2) years of experience equivalent to an Epidemiologist I in the County of Santa Clara.   A Doctoral Degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Social Science, or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required epidemiology work experience.   A healthcare delivery setting is defined as a place that provides diagnosis, treatment and prevention, or rehabilitation care services, to an individual and/or population.   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.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of epidemiology, including investigation, research, disease control, and prevention in the community;   Grant proposal writing and funding sources;   Epidemiology within an area of emphasis traditionally found within a public health system, such as aging, infectious disease, environmental health and toxicology, cancer, injury, chronic disease, maternal/child health, etc.;   Principles and practices of biostatistics;   Research methodology and preparation of scientific research reports;   Theories, intervention techniques, policies, and principles of preventive health care;   Health and social determinants of health indicators;   Advanced analytical and interpretative skills, statistical techniques, and evaluation principles;   Surveillance database and data systems development, management, maintenance, and analysis;   Academic databases used in conducting literature reviews;   Analytical, statistical, programming, geographic mapping, data visualization, or business intelligence software applications or tools used for epidemiology;   Data warehousing process, open data technology, and informatics relative to the field of epidemiology;   Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and policies governing data reporting requirements, and data element standardization and analysis;   Standard office practices and procedures and use of common computer applications and equipment.   Ability to: Lead and train lower-level epidemiologists in the operation and use of epidemiology data and analysis;   Prepare grant applications;   Apply basic and advanced epidemiology concepts and methods across a range of public health content areas, such as infectious disease, chronic disease, maternal/child health, social determinants of health, environmental health, etc.;   Lead epidemiologic assessments, including data collection, analysis, and reporting, and present findings using multiple formats;   Develop subject matter expertise in the epidemiology of multiple public health focus areas;   Apply research methodology in the collection of quantitative and qualitative data;   Use and apply statistical, mapping and informatics software to compile data, create reports and maps, and perform related tasks;   Research and integrate data from various sources to create data sets as needed;   Read, interpret, and conduct advanced data analysis from multiple data sources;   Assess and understand stakeholders' needs and develop the necessary deliverables to meet those needs;   Organize projects and manage time effectively, applying independent judgment and initiative;   Analyze and solve problems logically;   Apply principles of good ethical/legal practice as they relate to study design and data collection and dissemination;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and agencies, and interact with the public in a courteous manner;   Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to various audiences. Closing Date/Time: 4/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
Clinical Nurse I - Ambulatory Care Under close supervision, incumbents apply the theoretical concepts of nursing in order to perform routine nursing patient care within established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations; and develop the skills, knowledge and techniques of acute nursing. This is the entry-level class in the series. Santa Clara County Health System is currently recruiting for full-time and part-time Clinic Nurses to work throughout the County in Primary Care and Specialty clinic network in ambulatory care.  The list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care Competency area St. Louise Regional Hospital - Wound Clinic St. Louise Regional Hospital - Employee Health O'Connor Hospital - Wound Clinic  O'Connor Hospital - Employee Health O'Connor Hospital - Infusion Valley Medical Center - HEALTH CENTERS Valley Health Center Bascom Valley Health Center Downtown Valley Health Center East Valley Valley Health Center Gilroy Valley Health Center Lenzen Valley Health Center Milpitas Valley Health Center Moorpark Valley Health Center Sunnyvale Valley Health Center Tully Valley Specialty Center Valley Homeless Health Care Program (VHHP) 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 providing 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 list established may be used for other vacancies as they occur in Ambulatory Care Competency area. 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 Obtains data for nursing assessment from patient and/or family;   Learns to utilize assessment data to formulate nursing diagnosis;   Observes patient behavior and documents in a clear, concise manner. Planning   Identifies obvious patient care problems and established priorities for care based on nursing and medical diagnoses;   Under direction initiates a patient care plan and collaborates with other staff members when appropriate; may suggest revisions to a patient care plan dependent upon the changing needs of the patient;   Contributes to the development of unit standards of care;   Under direction, plans patient teaching activities. Implementation   Complies with external and internal licensure regulations and accreditation body standards pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes and implements legal and ethical responsibilities and duties of registered nurses;   Establishes priorities and gives nursing care based on the patient care plan;   Accepts accountability for all nursing care provided;   Monitors compliance with safety standards and care protocols for self and others;   Documents 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;   Under direction teaches patient and families.   Seeks supervision and guidance in developing nursing skills, in performing procedures not yet mastered and when functioning in unfamiliar situations. Evaluation   Evaluates the patient's response to care provided;   Communicates evaluation outcomes to appropriate staff;   Evaluates teaching provided by self and others. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse or RN Interim Permittee 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: An entry candidate typically would acquire the qualifications listed for this position by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse License and less than one year acute care nursing experience, or California Interim Permit issued to a graduate of a registered nurse program. A re-entry candidate would typically have past acute care nursing experience, have just completed a registered nurse refresher program, and have an active California Registered Nurse License. Closing Date/Time: 4/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to transcribe a variety of material from dictation machine recordings under constant pressure of deadlines; to perform a limited variety of clerical assignments incidental to the major work of transcribing. Qualified candidates must be Spanish Level II language certified by the County of Santa Clara. Additionally, qualified candidates will be required to take and pass a transcriptionist performance test using transcription hardware.  Please note: The transcriptionist test and the bilingual exam are scheduled on the same day. Exams are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 20, 2020, and will be conducted in accordance with the Public Health Officers orders. Typical Tasks Types case histories, investigation reports, or other legal or technical reports, forms memoranda and correspondence from transcription machines to final form;   Occasionally types from written copy; arranges typed material according to established formats;   Searches files and incorporates required information;   Contacts dictator to clarify garbled or unclear passages on tapes;   Proofreads typed copy and brings discrepancies to attention of originator;   Makes copies of and collates typed material with other documents according to established formal presentation;   May greet visitors to office, respond to routine inquiries, direct calls or visitors to appropriate persons or areas;   Performs simple maintenance and troubleshooting of office machines;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Demonstrated training, education or work experience which has provided the following: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities necessary to perform as a Transcriptionist are typically attained through at least 2 years experience working in an office setting, with a concentration in typing (keyboarding) and producing written correspondence and reports. Knowledge of: Standard typing formats including business letters, tabulated reports, and manuscripts;   Correct English usage including grammar, spelling and punctuation;   Basic office practices and procedures;   Computer applications including word processing. Ability to:   Perform clerical tasks of average difficulty requiring a degree of independent judgment;   Learn specific operations of the office;   Transcribe and edit dictated reports, correspondence and other material with speed and accuracy under pressure of deadlines using dictation equipment and computer word processing applications;   Maintain effective work relationships with others;   Learn a specialized or technical vocabulary (in some positions). Closing Date/Time: 4/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under medical direction, performs a variety of diagnostic sonography procedures in multiple areas of specialization, ensures proper functioning of ultrasound equipment, and assists physician in related procedures. Please note: All applications are required to attach proof of a valid certification. This recruitment is for Ultrasonographer II - C   positions throughout the Santa Clara County Health System. The list established from this recruitment will be used for all vacancies as they become available. If you are interested in these opportunities please fill out the appropriate questions. Learn more about Santa Clara Health System at: scvmc.org ,  oconnor.org ,  stlouise.org     Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Typical Tasks Consults with referring physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed;   Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination;   Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and physicians orders for the part of the body to be examined;   Explains examination process to the patients and instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure;   Operates ultrasound diagnostic equipment, observes sound wave pattern produced, produces and processes diagnostic images and presents completed sonograms and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the physician or other qualified medical professional;   Assists in training student technologists, interns/residents, and ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures;   Administers or assists physician in administering contrast media;   Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments;   Performs calibrations to adjust and maintain ultrasound equipment; coordinates service with service vendor as necessary;   Identifies ultrasound images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network;   Maintains records; tracks and bills each procedure and associated supplies;   Cleans and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Ultrasonographer II - A. Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in one RDMS area of sonography used at SCVMC and demonstrated performance of this competency. Ultrasonographer II - B. Certification by the ARDMS in two RDMS areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and demonstrated performance of these competencies, OR certification in one RDMS area of sonography AND certification as a Radiological Technologist. Ultrasonographer II - C. Certification by the ARDMS in three areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and demonstrated performance of these competencies, OR certification in two RDMS areas of sonography AND certification as a Radiological Technologist. Ultrasonographer II - D. Certification by the ARDMS in two RDMS areas of sonography used at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, demonstrated performance of these competencies AND is a Registered Vascular Technologist. Knowledge of: Ultrasound diagnostic procedures and equipment/instrumentation in OB/GYN, Abdomen, Neurosonology, and Vascular Technology; or in Pediatric and Adult Echocardiogaphy and Vascular Technology;   Cardiovascular principles, vascular physical principles, principles of ultrasound physics, and the propagation of ultrasound through tissues;   Anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology as they relate to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures;   Safety principles and procedures relating to ultrasound procedures and equipment;   Quality assurance as it relates to ultrasound scanning/ultrasound equipment;   Principles of electronic image processing and image development;   Basic computer skills. Ability to:   Operate ultrasound emitters and ancillary equipment in the performance of ultrasound diagnostic procedures;   Interpret physician instructions and patient medical and clinical records to determine type of ultrasonic procedure to be performed;   Use the PACS network to send images electronically;   Accurately bill complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashion;   Recognize significance of all structures displayed on the oscilloscope and recognize artifacts and electronic equipment limitations;   Perform calibrations to adjust and maintain ultrasonic and ancillary equipment;   Prepare, instruct and position patient for ultrasound procedure;   Provide safe and appropriate care to all patients even in stressful situations;   Troubleshoot, document, and communicate equipment problems;   Follow written and oral instructions;   Work efficiently and independently with minimum supervision;   Work in paid on-call status as needed. Closing Date/Time: 4/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, to become knowledgeable in the principles and techniques of supervising and counseling persons while in custody and in the community; to assist in the supervision and/or counseling of juveniles or adults committed to a rehabilitative facility while they are in the facility,  outside on work crews, or in the community. NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take the Written Examination tentatively scheduled for weekdays in June 2020, at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday's in June 2020, between the hours of 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., administered in accordance with County of Santa Clara Public Health Department recommendations. Typical Tasks Assists in the supervision and counseling of juveniles and adults at rehabilitative facilities, and in the community, and learns the methods of directing their activities in a variety of circumstances, such as school, vocational training, leisure time, recreation, work or work apprentice programs;   Learns a variety of counseling techniques for juveniles and adults and conducts both individual and group counseling sessions;   Learns methods and standards for keeping a rehabilitative facility safe, healthy and secure for those persons committed;   Learns supervision techniques for juveniles and adults while committed to rehabilitative facilities and during off site functions;   Prepares a variety of reports including observation and/or incident reports and counseling logs/treatment plans;   Maintains progress reports for use within the facility;   Keeps various logs up to date as required;   Learns to develop a rehabilitative treatment case plan for modifying anti-social behavior and assists in counseling juveniles and adults in the facility, and in the community as formulated in the plan;   Prepares court reports and may appear in Court as a witness;   Learns the process of leading the work activities for juveniles and adults performing a variety of maintenance duties in the facility and in the community; such duties may include but not limited to: janitorial, fire protection, flood control, trail and construction projects and maintenance; welding, culinary, and horticulture projects; auto maintenance; tool and equipment maintenance; and the operation of power tools and other equipment;   Maintains the security of the facility at all times; inspects windows, keeps doors locked when not in use, keeps count of all persons in custody, as required, and is constantly alert for attempts to escape;   Assists in admitting and releasing procedures;   Performs necessary booking and record work, registers and stores personal belongings, searches for weapons or other contraband articles;   Conducts urine samples from juveniles and adults committed to the facilities as required;   Outfits juveniles and adults committed to the facilities with clothing and instructs on institutional regulations and routines;   Counsels family members, juveniles and adults regarding their return home and to the community;   Supervises juveniles and adults at the facilities during visitation periods;   Transports juveniles and adults from facility to location where their presence is required;   Makes field visits and conducts searches as required;   Maintains contact and coordinates and facilitates family sessions with juveniles and adults;   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. Special Requirements: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. (Government Code 1031-1031.5).    Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.   Possession of current CPR/First Aid certificate prior to appointment.   Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this State is disqualifying.   Must pass a complete background investigation.   Must successfully complete the training requirements prescribed by the California Penal Code 832 (PC 832 Core Course) within one year of appointment.   Must successfully complete the training requirements prescribed by the Standards and Training for Corrections (Juvenile or Adult Corrections Officer Core Course) within one year of appointment. Knowledge of: The cultural groups present in Santa Clara County;   The general emotional and behavioral patterns of both juveniles and adults;   Leadership techniques for directing or supervising work or leisure time activities;   First aid practices;   Acceptable general health care and housekeeping methods;   Security, inspection, and safety measures necessary in a secure facility. Ability to:   Cope with hostility and aggressive behavior;   Supervise and direct activities of a group of persons in custody providing a safe and positive environment;   Establish effective working relationships with supervisors and fellow workers;   Communicate orally and in writing;   Direct structured recreational and housekeeping activities appropriate to a rehabilitative setting;   Counsel both groups and individuals. Closing Date/Time: 4/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Clinical Nurse III applicants would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III - Critical Care Prefer experience in Intensive Care and completion of a Critical Care Training program. Positions available in critical care units at each hospital  include: Saint Louise Regional Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit O'Connor Hospital - Mixed Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Medical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Cardiac Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Surgical Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Trauma Intensive Care Unit Valley Medical Center - Burn Unit Cardiac Cath Interventional Radiology The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.The competency area includes the units listed above.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds   Participating in clinical conferences   Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning   Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;   Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;   Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems   Coping mechanisms   Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;   Coordinates patient and family teaching;   Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;   Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;   May participate in conducting research activities.   When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;   Assists in teaching students and staff;   May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;   Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;   Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;   Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 4/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 27, 2020
Full Time
Under supervision, to inspect, service and repair a variety of refrigeration and air conditioning units; and centrifugal or reciprocating chillers. Typical Tasks Inspects, installs, adjusts, repairs, replaces, and performs preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and controls; including, but not limited to condensers, absorbers, compressors, DX piping systems and/or other HVAC/R equipment; Checks oil pressure and tests for acidity; Performs major repairs on integrated building temperature control panels; Replaces and repairs solenoid valves, and Direct Digital Controls (DDC) on Energy Management Systems (EMS); Disassembles, cleans, and repairs automatic electric and pneumatic control valves; Tests, checks and calibrates thermostats and other sensors and controls; Checks v-belts, lubricates fan bearings, and replaces air filters; Takes and records all temperatures and pressure readings on A/C systems; checks condenser coils for cleanliness; and checks all operational and safety controls on chillers including rooftop (large) and package (small) units; Repack stem valve glands; Repairs pumps; Cleans and replaces switches relays and capacitors in control systems; Checks operational and cut-out controls, conducts complete check of burner assembly and flame safeguards on boilers; Checks units for leaks; Periodically disassembles and overhauls large centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration compressors, and related equipment; Responds to service calls including emergency off hours repair service as needed; Repairs, maintains, and overhauls condensers, chilled water pump seals and motor bearings; cleans pump suction strainers and Y strainers; Removes condenser heads, cleans face plates, replaces gaskets, flushes and checks copper tubes for leaks; Inspects, operates, and repairs pumps and other auxiliary equipment used in HVAC/R systems such as, but not limited to, cooling towers, heat exchangers, steam and condensate return systems, etc.; Inspects, operates, and repairs low pressure boiler systems and related heating equipment; Lays out HVAC/R installations of various types and estimates labor, material and cost requirements; May be a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent;   AND Completion of a recognized four (4) year military, government or state registered trade apprenticeship as a HVAC/R Mechanic.   AND   Two (2) years of hands-on experience performing HVAC/R work on commercial building systems.   Experience with Building Energy Management Systems (BMS), building automation or HVAC/R control systems such as Andover, Tritium, Automated Logic Control (ALC), Trane, or Continuum is desirable.   Special Requirements: Possession of a Universal Refrigerant Certificate issued pursuant to 40 CFR part 82 subpart F. Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Drivers Authorization. For positions in the Facilities and Fleet Departments, the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain Department of Correction Security Clearance to work in locked facilities throughout the term of employment.  Knowledge of: Principles of closed-loop heating and cooling systems; fundamentals of air movement, air distribution and refrigerants; Various manufacturers, models, styles, and operation of low pressure boilers and applicable regulations; Automatic controls and thermostats; The methods, practices, and tools used in the operation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of boilers and heating, refrigeration, ventilating, and cooling systems and equipment used in large and small buildings; Water treatment and testing on heating and air-conditioning equipment; Air distribution; HVAC/R codes and regulations; Common office software applications such as email, word processing and internet browsers; Applicable California Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing codes; Cal/OSHA Construction Safety Orders and California Code of Regulations - Industrial Relations.  Ability to: Test, charge, and repair HVAC/R equipment and heating and cooling systems; Recover, recycle and reclaim refrigeration cooling systems; Diagnose and correct operating malfunctions; Read, interpret and work from diagrams and blueprints; Plan, lay out, and estimate materials and labor costs for HVAC/R projects and complete the necessary paperwork; Silver solder and braze; Disassemble and overhaul large centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration compressors; Operates and repair automatic thermostats and controls; Understand and follow oral and written instructions; Use computer and applications such as computerized maintenance management software, direct digital controls, energy management systems, and common office applications; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Physical Requirements Tolerate dust, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, cramped quarters, and inadequate lighting with use of appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE). Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and grasp; Lift up to sixty (60) pounds; Work days, evenings and night shifts on regular County work days, weekends and holidays; Will be placed on a rotating "on-call" list for weekend and holiday coverage of County facilities. On-call status requires being available and on-site within two (2) hours of notification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 27, 2020
Full Time
Under clinical supervision, to manage the prescribed respiratory care and treatment of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) patients; and to assist the physician in relation to the technical aspects of respiratory care. This recruitment is for Full time Per Diem and Half Time Per Diem assignments at Valley Medical Center, O' Connor Hospital, and Saint Louise Hospital. The established list will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.  If you are interested in such opportunities, please be sure to indicate that on the appropriate supplemental questions. Applicant(s) that have experience as a Pulmonary Functional Technologist are encouraged to apply.     Typical Tasks Accepts clinical assignments in Medical/Surgical units, Emergency Department, Adult ICU units, Burn Unit and one of the specialty areas when assigned;   Manages Critical Care Life Support System;   Observes, monitors, evaluates, records and reports patient signs and symptoms, general behavior and general response to respiratory care treatment and diagnostic testing;   Initiates and monitors patients receiving oxygen/aerosol/mist therapy chest physiotherapy, sputum induction and humidification therapy;   Administers aerosolized pharmacological agents;   Transcribes, verifies and implements physician orders. Administers respiratory care related medication as ordered by physician;   Provides artificial airway care and assists other therapy services with evaluation procedures;   Identifies and evaluates abnormal respiratory characteristics;   Initiates appropriate therapy per Respiratory Protocols;   Attends and participates in MD rounds in patient care areas as needed;   Performs basic management of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation;   Monitors and manages respiratory status during transport;   Participates in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as a member of the code team;   Responds to Rapid Response Calls as member of Rapid Response Team;   Assists with orientation/precepting of students and new employees;   Reviews patient charts for Respiratory care orders, patient history and condition; utilizes data to formulate Respiratory Care Plan for patient;   Gathers, assembles and transports necessary equipment;   Monitors and evaluates patients receiving mechanical ventilation by means of assessing patients' condition, interpreting lab data and communicating with physicians and nursing staff;   Assists with patient and family teaching of Respiratory Care equipment and procedures to expedite discharge;   Communicates persuasively with physicians and nurses to achieve goal oriented patient outcome;   Follows priorities as established by the Medical Directors of Respiratory Care Services;   Assists in the review/revision of departmental policies/competencies and procedures under the guidance of the Chief Respiratory Care Practitioner;   Gives and receives shift reports;   Participates in in-service education and other forms of knowledge enhancement in respiratory care;   Obtains and interprets Arterial Blood Gases;   Explains procedure to patient and provides patient and family education;   Sets up, monitors and evaluates patients receiving mechanical ventilation;   Assesses patient condition, interprets lab data, and communicates effectively with physicians and nursing staff;   Takes an assertive role in advancing patients per protocol;   Assists with ordering of home care patient equipment and provides discharge instructions;   Attends in-services and other forms of knowledge enhancement in respiratory care;   Performs arterial punctures;   Performs bedside pulmonary function diagnostic procedures;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Possession of a valid license to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner issued by the State of California is required for all Respiratory Care Practitioner I positions; -OR-   A valid Applicant Work Permit issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California subject to successful completion of the RCP licensing exam within 60 days of employment. Failure to pass the RCP licensing exam voids the work permit and will result in release from position. Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below. Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques of administering sustaining gases and their effect on the human body;   Anatomy, physiology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and pharmacology pertinent to respiratory care;   Clinical applications including but not limited to gas, humidity and aerosol therapy, positive pressure breathing treatments, assisted and controlled mechanical ventilation, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, and chest physical therapy;   Ethics and history of respiratory care;   Sterilization, microbiology and infection control measures;   Uses, care and maintenance of equipment used in respiratory care;   Effects of spinal cord injury and head injury on the respiratory system. Ability to:  Work independently with minimum supervision;   Work with a variety of technical and clinical variables;   Apply medical theory to the practice of respiratory care;   Select proper equipment to perform normal and emergency procedures;   Remain calm under stresses of workload, emergencies and patient emotions;   Analyze clinical patient information and make appropriate decisions regarding level and priority of treatments;   Communicate effectively with patients, staff and the public from varying educational, technical and cultural backgrounds;   Organize time to perform assignments;   Work proficiently with equipment specific to rehab including but not limited to roto-rest beds, wheelchair ventilators, liquid oxygen systems and phrenic nerve stimulator;   Function as preceptor for new employees and students in Spinal Cord and Head Injury Units, ER, ICUs, TCU and Medical/Surgical Floors;   Communicate persuasively with physicians and nurses to achieve goal oriented patient outcomes;   Assist physician with the technical aspects of respiratory therapy;   Obtain Arterial Blood Gases.   Closing Date/Time: 4/2/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 27, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.   The Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney for assignment on the Office's Child and Family Protection Team.  A successful candidate must have experience in juvenile dependency law and litigation, including appellate matters.    You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit the application. 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   Three (3) 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: 4/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Under direction, to be responsible on a continuous basis for a major segment of a program area of construction projects; and to supervise and coordinate activities and staff.   Typical Tasks Supervises the inspection of construction work for the subdivisions and any construction work being performed under permit and/or contract;   Interviews, selects, or recommends selection of subordinate staff;   Directs, trains, counsels and disciplines subordinate staff;   May perform or assist with the assurance that contractors conform to plans, specifications and applicable safety regulations;   Arranges and conducts preconstruction meetings and makes suggestions or criticisms that serve to establish the procedural guidelines for the projects;   Develops procedures and implements policies and procedures;   Provides budget input for area of responsibility;   May be responsible for writing contracts;   Plans and schedules daily assignments of subordinate Construction Inspectors and Senior Construction Inspectors;   Reviews and approves reports submitted by subordinates;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs related work as required. Employment Standards Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities:   Training and Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a high school diploma or equivalent   AND   Six (6) years of increasingly responsible technical engineering/construction inspection work, of which two (2) years were equivalent to the level of Senior Construction Inspector in the County of Santa Clara. Two (2) years of the required experience must have involved administrative and lead or supervisory responsibilities.   Substitution: Completion of 20 semester units from an accredited college in Engineering or related subjects may be substituted  for  one (1) year of the required experience, provided that no substitution is permitted for the required two (2) years of experience at the level of Senior Construction Inspector.   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: Principles and practices of supervision, training and effective discipline;   Construction and inspection practices, procedures and techniques;   Principles, practices, techniques and terminology of engineering;   Engineering mathematics and its application to construction inspection work;   Construction methods, materials and equipment;   Safety practices in the construction industry;   Contract administration;   Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and email.   Ability to: Plan, organize and supervise the work of others;   Train, counsel and discipline a technical staff;   Interpret and enforce compliance with plans, specifications, laws, ordinances and codes;   Prepare complete and comprehensive reports;   Make field engineering estimates and computations;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including contractors, engineers, other divisions or agencies, governmental entities and the general public. Physical Requirements Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk over rough terrain, and climb ladders. Closing Date/Time: 4/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, to manage, plan, organize, and direct the engineering and operations divisions within the Roads and Airports Department, which are engaged in a variety of activities, such as planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and management of roads, highways, bridges, and other transportation facilities for which the County is responsible; and to perform a variety of related activities, including special studies and other transportation projects. Typical Tasks Plans, supervises, and directs the work of professional and technical engineering employees involved in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of transportation systems, including expressways, unincorporated roads, bridges, traffic signals, bicycle, pedestrian, airport, and other facilities;   Supervises the coordination of technical information exchanges with officials of other governmental jurisdictions, other transportation specialists, and the public;   Provides final divisional review of plans, specifications, reports, and other documents prepared by subordinates or outside parties;   Represents the Department before regulatory agencies;   Administers contracts and prepares reports and agreements for approval by Department management and the Board of Supervisors;   Prepares correspondence on a wide range of matters;   Confers with Department management and others in all matters pertaining to divisional business;   Coordinates the acquisition of real property rights necessary for capital projects with the Department's Real Property section;   Supervises the coordination of legal assistance in the preparation of resolutions, agreements, and other legal documents, including construction contract general provisions and special provisions;   May be a subject matter expert in response to legal inquiries;   Prepares divisional budgets;   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 knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are attained through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field;   AND   Six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience with transportation systems or projects, including at least one (1) year of experience in a capacity comparable to the County of Santa Clara's Senior Civil Engineer or equivalent in a public or private agency having responsibility for transportation and/or public works.   Special Requirements Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California at the time of appointment.   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: The methods, materials, and equipment used in the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of transportation systems and facilities;   Principles and practices of civil engineering, transportation planning, and engineering;   Applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations;   Principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management;   Principles of budget preparation, administration, monitoring, and control.   Ability to:  Plan, direct, supervise, and evaluate the work of professional and technical personnel;   Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;   Analyze engineering problems and develop effective solutions;   Evaluate and monitor consultant performance;   Make accurate engineering computations;   Establish and maintain effective organizational structures;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other professionals, public officials, management, public and private agencies, and the general public. Closing Date/Time: 4/16/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility. Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.   Clinical Nurse III applicants would meet the employment standards by possessing a valid California Registered Nurse license and at least three years of recent acute care experience. Clinical Nurse III - Cath Lab/IR/Nuclear Medicine - O'Connor Hospital? Positions available in units at O'Connor hospital include: Cardiac Cath Lab Interventional Radiology Nuclear Medicine The eligible list will be used for future openings within this competency area.The competency area includes the units listed above.  Better Health for All! The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center  - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services - in some cases the only such treatment in the region. O'Connor Hospital  -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.  St. Louise Regional Hospital  - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community. Learn more about Santa Clara Valley Medical Center: Hospital and Clinics at  www.scvmc.org  and follow us on:  Twitter I  @scvmctalent    Facebook I  facebook.com/SCVMC    LinkedIn |  linkedin.com/ scvmc Job Subscription |  Sign Up #indsp Typical Tasks Assessment Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;   Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;   Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by: Making purposeful rounds   Participating in clinical conferences   Collaborating with physicians and other health team members; Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;   Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;   Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care for a specific patient population. Planning   Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;   Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;   Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;   Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding: Implementation Recurrent health problems   Coping mechanisms   Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;   Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;   Coordinates patient and family teaching;   Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;   Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;   Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;   May participate in conducting research activities.   When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;   Assists in teaching students and staff;   May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients; Evaluation   Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;   As a clinical partner: Evaluates orientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;   Evaluates orientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;   Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;   Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards. Employment Standards Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period. Experience Note: A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience. Closing Date/Time: 4/7/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs professional legal work in the Office of the County Counsel to represent and advise the Board of Supervisors, County officers and departments and certain other public entities on legal issues; represents County agencies in a variety of civil matters; and assists in drafting and/or negotiating contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. The Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara is one of the premier public law offices in the country and offers an interesting, varied, fast-paced practice with competitive salary and benefits.   The Office of the County Counsel is seeking an attorney for assignment on the Office's Finance, Government Operations, and Environment Team.  A successful candidate must have experience providing legal advice to governmental entities on public law issues, including one or more of the following: finance related issues, government operations, or environmental issues. You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit the application. 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   Three (3) 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: 4/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA San Jose, California, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Part 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 a part-time attorney for assignment on the Office's Finance, Government Operations, and Environment Team.  A successful candidate must have experience providing legal advice to governmental entities on public law issues, including one or more of the following: finance related issues, government operations, or environmental issues. You must attach a resume and writing sample to your job application in order to submit your application for this recruitment. Typical Tasks Represents and advises one or more County department(s), board(s), committee(s), or County officer(s) and employees on legal issues regarding their powers, functions, jurisdiction, procedures, obligations and operations;   Performs legal research on a variety of legal issues pertaining to the interests of the County;   Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in preparing contracts, pleadings, ordinances, resolutions, memoranda and opinions;   Attends meetings of boards, commissions or other committees to give legal advice;   Litigates in both Federal and State Courts;   Assists departments and other contacts in preparing documents, such as labor contracts and agreements;   May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;   Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standard of the legal profession and with the level of difficulty and expertise required for the intended appointment. Membership in the California State Bar is required prior to appointment. Active membership in good standing of the California State Bar must be maintained throughout employment.   AND Five (5) years of full-time practice experience as an attorney, judicial law clerk, or legal advisor. Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to the assigned responsibility;   Trial and hearing practices, procedures and rules of evidence;   Legal research methods, practices and techniques;   General office practices and procedures, such as record keeping practices. Ability to: Perform legal research;   Analyze and apply legal principles and facts to legal issues;   Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action;   Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions on legal cases and in dealing with people;   Monitor current and proposed legislation relating to assigned responsibility;   Write comments or arguments appropriately within a political and sensitive environment;   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in the performance of required duties. Closing Date/Time: 4/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific