ESC Local 20 represents the Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Nuclear Medical Technologists, and Medical Laboratory Technicians at Valley Medical Center and the Microbiologists in the Public Health Department Lab at Santa Clara County. These medical professionals play an important role for the County of Santa Clara by supporting one of Santa Clara County’s trauma centers, participating in teaching hospital training programs, and performing biohazard safety work for our community.

In 2019, Santa Clara County purchased O’Connor Hospital and St. Louise Regional Hospital from Verity Health Systems and acquired the Clinical Lab Scientists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Registered Dietitians, and Discharge Coordinators that ESC Local 20 represents at those two hospitals.

Professionals represented by this contract are part of the Union’s Medical Professionals Unit.