Los Angeles County

With a population of more than 10 million people and 88 cities, Los Angeles County has more residents than any county in the nation. 

The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year terms. As the governing body, the Board of Supervisors serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. Three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) also serve the needs of the County’s residents. The County employs nearly 112,000 full-time personnel to serve its diverse population. 

Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2018, the County has an annual budget in excess of $30 billion with 35 major administrative units or departments serving the needs of the County’s residents.

 

   

256 job(s) at Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 31, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: 05/01/2019 at 8:00 a.m., PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice EXAM NUMBER: Y5513I TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION: Provides specialized clinical pharmacy services in the delivery of pharmacotherapeutics or pharmacokinetics in specialized medical care areas; designs, implements and conducts medication usage evaluations; delivers drug information and drug education services. Essential Job Functions Participates in the development and continual monitoring of patient drug therapy treatment plans and patient outcomes in clinical specialty programs. Performs patient assessments and monitors the effects of drug therapy using clinical symptoms, evaluating laboratory data, and other relevant clinical diagnostic techniques. Attends daily rounds and medical conferences with physicians in specialty medical areas to evaluate patient drug therapy regimens. Interviews patients to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies and sensitivities, and medication histories; assesses compliance and counsels patients on appropriate drug use. Participates in ongoing medication usage evaluation programs by assisting in the establishment of criteria for cost effectiveness/control utilization use, process indicators, and monitoring parameters; conducts evaluations to determine compliance to the established medication use evaluation criteria; summarizes results and submits recommendations to the Pharmacy Chief or the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and assists in establishing drug monographs. Participates in the establishment of critical pathways to ensure optimal medication usage. Provides comprehensive drug information services for healthcare providers and patients , including developing pharmaceutical newsletters, patient education materials, and assessment and evaluation of formulary requests to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Designs and conducts in-service and educational programs regarding drug therapy for healthcare providers, pharmacists , and students on a variety of health related services. Critically analyzes, evaluates , and prepares recommendations of medical literature in relation to medication therapy. Interprets and applies pharmacokinetic drug data in recommendations for patient-specific drug dosage regimen; formulates individualized drug regimens based on patient specific parameters, patient diagnosis, concurrent disease states, pharmacokinetics, pharmacoeconomics, and the patient's condition. Advises and assists in implementing cost containment strategies for the usage of pharmaceutical products. Reviews journals and periodicals and meets with pharmaceutical product specialists to discuss current market conditions, managed care implications, disease state management, and obtain information to implement cost containment strategies and develop therapeutic outcome studies. Participates in performance improvement activities to ensure optimal pharmaceutical care. Dispenses medication as necessary. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I: One year of specialized clinical pharmacy experience*. OPTION II: Successful completion of a pharmacy residency program** in clinical pharmacy. LICENSE: A current license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist*** issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Specialized clinical pharmacy experience in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: an in-depth knowledge of a particular field of work or discipline in such areas as Critical Care Units (MICU, SICU, NICU, Burn ICU), Oncology, Parenteral Nutrition, Ambulatory Care, Drug Utilization Review, Anti-Coagulation, Purchasing Consultant, Drug Information, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacoeconomics or other specialized pharmacy areas. Applicants MUST describe in detail their specialized clinical pharmacy experience. **Applicants MUST attach a legible copy of their certificate confirming successful completion of a one-year pharmacy residency program with their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. Applications submitted without a certificate will be rejected as incomplete. In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's, or Master's degree, or for completion of a residency program, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official certificates with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. ***The required license or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional provisional, probationary or restricted licenses or certificates will NOT be accepted. Applicants must ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type(s), license number(s) and names(s) of the issuing agency for the required license(s) or attach a legible photocopy of their license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from filing online . Original license MUST be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in Pharmacy. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an interview covering training, experience, personal fitness and general ability to perform the duties of the position, weighted 100%. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or recession of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at HHocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and exam title. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Department Contact: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8356 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-7124 California Relay Services Phone : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER R1916F FILING DATES APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING May 27, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) The first review of applications will take place on June 1, 2020. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity REBULLETIN INFORMATION THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD. With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 Departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. The Department of Human Resources (DHR) is committed to providing innovative and efficient HR solutions by recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly qualified, diverse workforce for the nation's largest County. We serve as the central HR agency for the County and partner with line operations to provide an integrated and balanced approach to HR management. We deliver the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the entire County through our employees who make the difference in providing services for our community. The Opportunity: Our ideal candidate is innovative, motivated, and passionate about recruiting the best talent! We are searching for someone excited by the opportunity to develop strategic direction in the areas of recruitment marketing and branding, hiring and selection, onboarding and operational metrics. This position influences and interacts with all levels, from line staff to our highest level executives. Essential Job Functions Some of the responsibilities of this position are: Lead the Recruiting division for C-suite placements and direct development of its operations and programs Set strategic direction for and lead activities engaged in bring innovation to HR programs Advise executives and other managers on topics related to recruitment, hiring, and selection Direct highly complex or sensitive projects related to recruiting, selection and onboarding and participate in the department's short- and long-term planning process Represent the department and your division when working with the Board of Supervisors, other County departments, and outside organizations (e.g., community groups, private agencies, public/non-profit agencies) Requirements 1. Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university and three years of experience at the level of Principal Analyst, Human Resources* or higher in recruitment, examination and selection**. or 2. Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university and three years of experience managing*** through subordinate supervisors, in recruitment, examination and selection. We need you to submit proof of education along with the application. Acceptable documents are: A photocopy of diploma or official transcript *Experience at the level of Principal Analyst, Human Resources is defined as having immediate responsibility for a major central human resources program providing operating departments with professional services. Must demonstrate management and leadership skills in providing professional services, guidance, and oversight in administration of the program and when dealing with all meaningful partners within the organization. **Employment recruitment, selection and placement activities include specialized tasks such as developing recruitment strategies, overseeing the development and posting of recruitment bulletins, conducting job analyses, developing selection plans, participating and developing various test parts (e.g., written tests, structured interviews, evaluation of training and experience, and performance tests), administering and coordinating test parts. ***Qualifying management and supervisory experience must have included, at a minimum, setting goals, assigning and reviewing work, writing performance evaluations, taking disciplinary actions, and counseling. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical expectations: The job requires light physical effort which may include considerable walking, occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Additional Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one of the following areas: setting direction for recruitment programs developing and/or improving programs including new or modified HR programs, policies, and work methods for delivering effective HR programs and services effectively directing, leading, and evaluating the work of a variety of professional and technical team members in administrative, human resources, and other support functions in both staff and line capacities. Using technology to enhance recruitment, branding, and selection. Developing and implementing a strategic plan that promotes the vision, mission, and core values Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities to develop and lead high performing, large, and complex HR projects and programs and provide strategic direction. Extensive knowledge and understanding of the application of HR principles and practices of a large and complex human resources program. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in applying the business and management principles involved in short and long term planning, change management, resource allocation, HR modeling, leadership techniques, and execution of business functions in order to meet organizational goals and objectives and evaluate accomplishments. Comprehensive knowledge of an expertise in interpreting Federal, State, and local labor and employment laws, and regulations, and ability to effectively apply them to public sector HR related issues. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills in interacting effectively with County department management staff, public officials, union representatives, other employee organizations, departments, and staff. Professional Human Resources Certification or designation, i.e., International Public Management Association - Human Resources (IPMA-HR) or Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), etc. Please be sure to include any and all relevant experience on your application. To receive credit for any certification and/or degrees, include a legible copy of certificate, diploma or official transcripts when you submit your application or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach the documents to the application, you can email them to rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov. Please include exam number and exam title. Additional Information Our Process: Once we determine that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to take assessments of the competencies required for this job. PART I: An online multiple choice assessment weighted at 60% covering Achievement, Practical Intelligence, Social Influence, Interpersonal, Self-Adjustment, and Conscientiousness. PART II: A writing assessment weighted 40% measuring English Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing Information. We accept a score of 70% or greater on each part to pass. Everyone who successfully completes the assessments will be placed on a eligible register, which is valid for 12 months. If you took an identical assessment in the past 12 months, we automatically transfer your answers to this opportunity. We will transfer your assessment responses to any future opportunity within 12 months. These assessments are not reviewable per Civil Service Rule 7.19. If you have a disability and need accommodation to take the assessment, please contact our ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond without any time loss for you on the recruitment. Please contact us with any questions: ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Adam Salgado Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2945 Exam Number: R1916F Department Contact Email: rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov We are a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the incident(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). Any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of races, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristics protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
MEDICAL EXAMINER-CORONER FILING PERIOD 6/1/20 at 8:00 AM (PT) to 6/1/2020 at 5:00 PM (PT) EXAM NUMBER P1636A-R TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity BENEFIT INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles offers an excellent benefits package which includes a Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans, and 12 paid Holidays. DEFINITION: Participates in a basic specialized coroner's investigator training program in accordance with the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) and Departmental guidelines and policies. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this trainee class participate in a formal coroner's investigative training program under the administrative and technical supervision of a Supervising Coroner's Investigator I and receives technical direction from a Coroner's Investigator. Incumbents receive on the job training and instruction in the following areas: investigating deaths, securing investigative information related to deaths, identification of decedents, and notification of legal next of kin; providing information to various agencies and securing information from governmental and private agencies, mortuary and field investigations, and obtaining information from physicians and nurses and relating that information to the death investigation. Incumbents must exercise a basic knowledge of medical and legal terminology, the department's operational policies and procedures, and investigative procedures and techniques and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of individuals in order to investigate the circumstances, manner, and cause of death and write reports of investigative findings. This class requires frequent lifting and moving of heavy equipment and decedents and occasionally demands extraordinary physical activity while working. Essential Job Functions Receives instruction and on the job training by performing the following duties: Plans and conducts the investigation into the circumstances of death at the scene to determine the jurisdiction of the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Examines the body of the decedent and the surroundings at the death scene and performs required tests for air, water and body temperature, livor mortis, and degree of rigor mortis. Takes custody of any money, valuables or miscellaneous items or documents; lists and records clothing within reports and personal property on appropriate receipts; arranges for or makes the removal of bodies to the Forensic Science Center or other location. Responsible for recognizing, collecting and preserving physical evidence, including gunshot residue, sexual assault evidence, appliances, ligatures, garrotes, drugs, narcotics and paraphernalia, and trace evidence. Notifies and coordinates evidence handling and collection with departmental criminalist or criminalists from other agencies. Interviews witnesses, friends, and relatives to obtain information about the decedent and circumstances of death and related matters. Receives initial notice of death from public or government agencies, initiates investigations, determines Coroner's jurisdiction, and notifies and exchanges information with other public agencies when necessary. Notifies and coordinates with representatives of other criminal justice agencies when necessary. Writes reports of investigations, including all pertinent data and evidence relevant to the circumstances of death. Enters data into computerized records system as required. Provides information regarding State laws and codes, County ordinances, and Departmental policy and procedures in response to inquiries from members of the medical profession, law enforcement and other government agencies, mortuaries, cemeteries, and the general public. Testifies in court or under deposition regarding the findings of an investigation of the circumstances of death. Records information in logs and ledgers regarding Departmental activities; fingerprinting bodies in accordance with Departmental standards. Uses field photography equipment as required. Enters information in sections of death certificates in conformance with regulations of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. Drives a personal vehicle when performing County business, as needed. Drives a County vehicle to locations throughout the County to transport bodies from death scenes to the Coroner's facility, as needed. Travels by aircraft, boat, or other vehicles, or travel in heavy equipment to conduct investigations and remove decedents and to perform duties in areas of difficult accessibility, limited visibility and mobility, or adverse weather or disaster conditions, as needed. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OPTION I: Two years' field investigative experience* with a law enforcement** or governmental regulatory agency***. OPTION II: A Bachelor's degree***** from an accredited college with specialization in administration of justice, health/physical sciences****, or nursing. OPTION III: An Associate of Arts degree***** from an accredited college with specialization in administration of justice and one year of field investigative experience* with a law enforcement** or governmental regulatory agency***. OPTION IV: A current California certificate***** to practice as a Paramedic and three years experience working in paramedic services with no more than a one year lapse in service before applying for the Coroner Investigator Trainee position. OPTION V: A current California license as a Registered Nurse***** or a certificate to practice as a Physician's Assistant***** issued by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance and three years experience working in trauma/emergency services or forensic nursing. OUT OF CLASS EXPERIENCE : Out of class experience will not be accepted for this examination. OTHER REQUIREMENTS All applicants must successfully complete all required training and meet all of the standards established by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) prior to completion of the probationary period of one year. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *Field investigative experience must have included duties such as interviewing suspects, informants and witnesses, following leads, searching for physical or documentary evidence of clues, using evidence to substantiate findings or conclusions, examining records to detect links in a chain of evidence of information, reconstructing events and preparing reports of investigative findings and courtroom/deposition testimony. **Law enforcement agencies include departments such as coroner, sheriff, police, military police, college or university police, and fire. ***A governmental regulatory agency is a public authority or government agency responsible for exercising autonomous authority over some area of human activity in a regulatory or supervisory capacity, and includes departments such as health services, mental health, and social services. ****A health/physical science includes degrees such as a bachelor's of science in anthropology, biology, biochemistry, physics, and chemistry. IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to receive credit for any Associate's or Bachelor's degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma and official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the last day of the filing period. Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. LICENSE A valid California Class "C" Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. Out of state applicants must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing and will be required to obtain a California Class "C" or above driver license by the time of hire. PHYSICAL CLASS 4 - Arduous. Involves frequent and heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be in good general physical fitness and free from any medical conditions that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the position of Coroner Investigator Trainee. Appointees must be willing to: Perform a variety of physically demanding activities, such as frequent lifting and moving of decedents and heavy equipment, climbing down rocky cliffs, carrying a piece of equipment up steep hills, or removing corpses from the ocean. Work any shift, including nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Work overtime in order to meet the legal requirements and/or departmental needs associated with death investigations. Drive 75-100 miles one-way using a County vehicle or personal vehicle to various death scenes throughout the County of Los Angeles (mileage reimbursement is provided by the County). Assist in death investigations that include the examination of corpses and conducting tests to determine body temperature and degree of rigor mortis and handle bodies that may be fragmented, burned and/or in advanced stages of decomposition. Assist in infant and child death investigations. Notify family members of the death of a relative, have them identify the deceased, and provide them with information, empathy, support, and resources. Work in highly stressful situations. Develop and apply effective coping and self-care skills that maintain physical, mental, emotional well-being, a healthy perspective, and a clear and appropriate set of boundaries. Work in death scenes that present a variety of difficult environmental challenges, such as strong odors, extreme temperatures, dilapidated living conditions, and/or rugged terrain. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental job willingness questionnaire at the time of filing. Applicants who do not agree to the required work conditions will have their applications denied. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT Part I: A multiple choice test measuring written expression, reading comprehension, data analysis and decision making, deductive reasoning ability, professional potential, achievement, influence, independence, confidence and optimism, and reliability, weighted 50%. Applicants must achieve a 70% or higher on Part I in order to advance to Part II. Part II: An interview covering experience, problem solving, communication skills, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and interviewing and information gathering techniques, weighted 50%. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their multiple choice test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your responses will be transferred to the new examination, and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test part(s) for at least twelve (12) months. Multiple choice test scores cannot be given over the phone. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests and printable information may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources Job Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkit/ . Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While these study guides will help in preparing for the multiple choice test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary to prepare for this test. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months from the date the list is created. As a result of a validation study conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.01 (D), successful candidates shall be assembled into separate groups as follows: Band V: 100.01%- 110% Band 1: 90% - 100% Band 2: 79.9% - 89.9% Band 3: 70% - 79.8% SPECIAL INFORMATION Following the successful completion of the multiple choice test and oral interview, candidates will be placed on a list of eligible candidates from which the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner may select a candidate(s) to make a conditional job offer(s). If the Department makes a conditional job offer to a candidate, candidates are advised that acceptance of the conditional job offer will require the successful completion of each and every one of the following: 1. The completion of a comprehensive background investigation pursuant to California Government Code, section 1031, subdivision (d), that will include obtaining information that was neither legal nor practical to obtain prior to the extension of a conditional offer, or in response to issues that arose subsequent to a conditional offer, and which will include, but will not be limited to, criminal history, illegal use of drugs, narcotics, or other illegal substances (to view a copy of the background questionnaire, please click here ); 2. The completion of a validated physical ability test which consists of a body drag, gurney lift and stair climb with weights; and 3. A psychological screening in accordance with California Government Code, section 1031, subdivision (f) and guidelines established by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training; and 4. A medical screening in accordance with the provisions of California Government Code, sections 1031 and 12940, and the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training. The unsuccessful completion of any of the above evaluations will result in the revocation of a conditional job offer. Candidates who are DISQUALIFIED for a peace officer position with the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner background process will have to wait a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner located at 1104 North Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90033. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site. *****In order to receive credit for any certification and/or degrees, you MUST attach a legible copy of certificate, diploma or official transcripts at the time of filing, or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must either email them to KLent@hr.lacounty.gov or fax to (213) 380-3681 within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title with any submission. IMPORTANT NOTE: For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add KLent @hr.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com , log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Available Shift: Any California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Department Contact Name: Kyle Lent Department Contact Phone: (213) 738-2125 Department Contact Email: KLent@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5108C FILING START DATE May 15, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings. DEFINITION: Provides standard (set treatment plan) rehabilitative therapy and nursing treatment for patients with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Essential Job Functions Assists/supervises patients in performing their activities of daily living, e.g., dressing, bathing, feeding, personal hygiene and household chores, including the use of appropriate adaptive equipment, and performs adaptive techniques appropriate for patients based on the treatment plan. Follows established bowel and bladder management programs, e.g., following planned bowel and bladder schedule and making appropriate interventions, within established parameters. Follows established training protocols for transfer by assisting the patients in the transfer, wheelchair mobility, and/or ambulation training of patients; implements behavioral and safety measures, such as use of supportive devices and restraints, and directs the patient in the sequence of a transfer. Explains the importance of and encourages the use of instructions already provided to patients/families on skin protection and inspection, safety, mobility, and use of equipment and adaptive techniques to improve function; responds to or refers their questions to appropriate staff. Encourages patients to perform in individual and group treatment activities, such as hand function, community skills, and leisure/recreational activities. Monitors and documents patients' and their families' ability to follow instructions in applying the prescribed treatment programs; promotes the importance of family participation in such programs. Assists patients with prescribed exercises designed to improve, restore, and maintain their strength, joint mobility, motor control, and/or cardiovascular endurance. Reinforces education provided to patients and families in the use of proper positioning techniques in order to maintain maximum function. Monitors and records patient physiological data, such as vital signs, intake and output, strength, velocity, and endurance as specified by the professional staff; reports result to the appropriate caregiver. Maintains a clean and orderly patient care environment observing appropriate infection control measures. Responds to patient call lights and notifies the appropriate caregiver of patients' needs; transports patients requiring monitoring or care for diagnostic tests or treatments. Understands basic principles of cushions, raises and other skin management techniques, and makes modifications within parameters or refers to appropriate therapist. Recognizes problems with assistive equipment and devices that lead to decreased function and intervenes within prescribed parameters or refers to appropriate therapist. Implements and monitors the weight/resistance programs established by the professional staff, including adjusting and increasing resistance, weight and range of movement within established parameters and according to patients' responses and physical tolerance. Contributes to patient treatment and discharge planning by suggesting scheduling changes, timing, patient/family readiness for learning to the professional staff. Collects specimens of urine, stool, and sputum for laboratory or diagnostic tests and documents according to established procedures. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS : 1. Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the State of California. * -AND- 2. Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. ** -AND- 3. One year experience*** providing direct patient care services in a hospital, or in an outpatient setting (clinic or home health), or a skilled nursing facility. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: *To compete in this examination process, applicants must have current certification as a Nursing Assistant by the State of California. The required certification must be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted certification will not be accepted. Nursing Assistant certifications will be verified using the following website: http://cvl.cdph.ca.gov/SearchPage.aspx . Applicants must ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed. Provide the title of your required certification, the certificate number, date of issue, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency for the required certification as specified in the Selection Requirements. **Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their current Certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program to their application. If you are unable to attach required document, you must e-mail the documents to Christina Roy at CRoy@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. PHYSICAL CLASS: IV - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: ***Experience must be post-certification as a Nursing Assistant by the State of California. Desirable Qualifications: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: A Rehabilitation Therapy Technician Certification Experience in a rehabilitation hospital, an outpatient rehabilitation (physical or occupational therapy) facility, or Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF). Additional experience providing direct patient care services in a hospital, or in an outpatient setting, or a skilled nursing facility beyond the selection requirements. In order to receive credit for the Rehabilitation Therapy Technician certificate for this examination, applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of your certificate at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire, weighted at 100%. Candidates must meet the selection requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add croy@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be placed on the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. AVAILABLE SHIFTS: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in disqualification. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Christina Roy, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7837 croy@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH5230E FIRST DAY OF FILING : Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity Position Information: Provides public health nursing services in a facility or in the field, at the individual, family, and systems levels. Classification Standards: Positions allocable to this class work under the administrative and technical supervision of a nurse supervisor or nurse manager. Public Health Nurses utilize the public health nursing process as comprised of assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in the provision of generalized or specialized public health nursing services that promote the well-being of the community, seek to control and prevent disease, disability, and premature death, and improve the quality of life among the population of interest. Positions work independently within established professional and agency standards, regulations, and guidelines to apply a range of technical, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational knowledge and skills to problems of health as these affect the individual, family, and community. Assignments in this class involve making independent judgments in assessing health status, formulating a nursing diagnosis, identifying health improvement outcomes, developing and implementing strategies and activities, and providing and evaluating nursing services to ensure that outcomes are achieved. Some positions in this class, upon completion of special training, function in a specialized sub-field of public health. Essential Job Functions Identifies the health problems of an assigned geographical area or target population by monitoring the health problems of patients in clinics, homes, and the community; evaluates identified problems; and provides nursing services or recommends the provision of appropriate health services such as primary care or environmental health or social services involvement. Identifies adverse findings during initial assessments and takes appropriate actions in accordance with policies and procedures. Documents information during initial and ongoing assessments in accordance with policies and procedures. Prioritizes assignments in accordance with program manual guidelines and standards and community public health needs. Manages a caseload of patients or consults on patients within an assigned geographical area by determining priorities for the follow-up of patients' physical and mental health problems and patient and family health needs that may require home evaluations, nursing care, and other services. Performs and interprets diagnostic procedures and administers therapeutic treatments and preventive measures in accordance with medical orders or standardized procedures. As directed by supervisor, conducts investigations, makes nursing diagnoses, and makes responses in connection with the health problems of a geographic area or target population; assists in setting priorities for public health nursing action based on public health program goals and improvement objectives related to community and system-level interventions. Collaborates with patients and providers to identify needs and desired outcomes based on patients' value and belief systems and documents these findings in accordance with applicable policies and guidelines. Researches and reviews current trends and practices in the field of public health in order to identify appropriate nursing interventions. Identifies, interprets, and implements public health laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Leads and participates in group discussions with patients and stakeholders on matters concerned with the health status of the population. Participates in epidemiological investigations to identify and locate persons who have, or are suspected of having, infectious diseases in order to encourage and ensure their treatment; counsels involved persons on examination and treatment needed to prevent further spread of the disease and treat the existing condition. Provides public health education and training to various groups through public speaking, multimedia presentations, and written materials to explain the function of public health and its roles and services in order to improve individual, family, and community health outcomes and encourage community members to become more responsible for the community's health. Promotes collaboration and dialogue between the agency and community-based organizations in order to identify public health needs within the community. Involves the population of interest and other health professionals, organizations, and stakeholders in formulating expected public health outcomes. Integrates and applies current standards and emerging trends, statutes, regulations, policies, and research in nursing and public health-related fields during the planning process. Leads and participates in group discussions with other health professionals and community members in order to provide guidance and support toward improving the health status of the community. Participates in systematic and ongoing criterion-based evaluations of expected goals and outcomes concerning the population of interest. Participates in public health emergency response as needed. Orients and instructs new staff concerning agency policies, procedures, and practices. Collaborates with community groups to implement new policies and changes to existing policies designed to improve public health outcomes. Provides technical supervision to lower-level nursing employees and ancillary staff, as assigned. Requirements Meet the following experience and license requirements at the time of filing in order to move forward in the exam process. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing -AND- A California Public Health Nurse Certificate. REQUIRED LICENSES*: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. To qualify, applicants must have a current and valid license as a Professional Registered Nurse, issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing, without limitations or restrictions. A California State Public Health Nurse Certificate. To qualify, applicants must have a California State Public Health Nurse Certificate. For information on how to obtain a California State Public Health Nurse Certificate, click on the link: http://www.rn.ca.gov/applicants/ad-pract.shtml A valid California Class C Driver License is required to carry out job-related essential functions. All positions in this classification, depending upon assignment, require possession of a valid California Class C Driver License to perform job-related essential functions. Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a current valid driver license before appointment. A current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) program. All positions in this classification require possession of a current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's BLS for CPR & AED program to perform job-related essential functions. Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a current certification before appointment. PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: A Master's** degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Public Health, or Administration (MSN, MPA, MBA, MHA, MHS, MPH). Experience using computer programs in your past or current work assignments. (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio and Publisher.) Experience using Specific Surveillance and Electronic Health Record (eHR) Systems in your past or current work assignments. (e.g., CAIR, Casewatch, vCMR, TRIMS, CMaP, CMS Net and eHR.) Experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital, skilled nursing facilities or related health facilities. Experience representing a group of health professionals, work unit, or employer to outside agencies/ departments. Experience coaching nurses/students on working with the public or other customers. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Please ensure the License and Certificate Section of the application is completed for the Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nurse Certificate. Provide the title of your required license and certifications, number, date of issue, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Selection Requirements on your application at the time of filing or e-mail the information to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing. Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification and valid California Class C Driver License to their application at the time of filing or e-mail the documents to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing. **In order to receive credit, you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter signed by the Director of the Registrar, or an evaluation report of a transcript with your application or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov . Official diploma or official transcript, of official letter are defined as transcript or letter that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and will not be accepted which may result in your application being rejected. Note: Foreign studies MUST be evaluated by an accredited credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. An evaluation report of a transcript is defined as a report issued by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by the NACES or the AICE of the United States. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: This examination will consist of an Evaluation of Training and Experience based upon application, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire weighted 100%. Applicants must meet the requirements listed above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the hiring list (Eligible Register) for consideration of employment. Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any What to expect next: We ask that you submit an application through the "Apply" link at the top of the opportunity posting using your own user ID and password (using a family member or friend's user ID may erase a candidate's original application record). Applications must be filed online only. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score the assessment will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Fair Chance Employer: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Have any questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (213) 974-0911 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FIRST FILING START DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2017 at 8 a. m. (PST) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y5107A OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE EXAMINATION, UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Assists in the provision of nursing care and medical treatment of inmate patients in Los Angeles County jail facilities. Essential Job Functions Makes rounds of in-patient areas and cells to observe and report condition of all inmate patients to designated registered nurse personnel. Obtains vital signs and information, observes visible signs of patient condition and reports these observations to the designated registered nurse. Obtains and documents computerized medical histories, observing patients for visible medical conditions or symptoms of disease. Assists physicians by preparing charts and obtaining specimens and/or results from Electrocardiogram (EKG), pulse oximetry, or blood sugar monitoring. Applies dressings; administers hand held nebulizer breathing treatment; administers medication including topical, oral, by injection and controlled drugs; and administers therapeutic measures. Performs medical/mental health screenings in the Inmate Reception Center under close supervision of the designated registered nurse. Reviews orders by medical or psychiatric providers to identify unaddressed medical or mental health issues and reports to the designated registered nurse. Issues passes and calls in inmate patients to be seen by medical providers and assists with examinations as needed. Observes and reports objective behavior of patients undergoing narcotic withdrawal, delirium tremens, or suffering from effects of mental illness to the designated registered nurse. Assists in emergency situations and provides care under the close supervision of the designated registered nurse and/or medical provider. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Completion of the prescribed curriculum* in a hospital or medical corps school, followed by two years' paid experience as a hospital corps member or medical service technician in the United States Armed Forces. - OR - One year's experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California. LICENSE: A current and active license to practice as a vocational nurse issued by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Applicants must ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration, and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements. A current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or email it to exam analyst at cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - ARDUOUS: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Applicants must submit documentation substantiating completion of the required curriculum at the time of filing. Applications without the required documentation will be considered incomplete and subject to disqualification. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in the examination to be placed on the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to eligible register accordingly. The names of the candidates receiving a passing grade on this examination shall be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services - Correctional Facilities as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Appointees must be willing to work any shift and at any correctional facility, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Appointees will be in direct contact with inmate patients in a jail environment to provide professional nursing care and services to inmate patients. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A FINGERPRINT SEARCH. Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); substance abuse; anyone on probation. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned . If you application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Christina Ramirez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7619 cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
First day of filing: May 13, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M., PT Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y6480H OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings. MISSION: Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: Heads an electrical section comprised of eight to thirty journey-level and sub-journey-level positions; or is first assistant to a higher level electrician supervisor in charge of an electrical section. Essential Job Functions Plans, assigns, supervises and inspects the work of electricians, other skilled craft workers, apprentices and helpers in the installation, alteration and repair of electrical wiring systems and equipment. Lays out jobs and estimates labor and material requirements. Advises superiors concerning specifications for electrical wiring systems and equipment in construction and alteration projects performed under contract. Determines work means and methods. Coordinates work activities with other crafts or operating units. Ensures that code requirements, safety regulations and safe work practices are followed. Makes rough sketches of jobs showing gauges, measurements and materials to be used. Makes periodic inspections of existing electrical wiring systems and equipment. Orders and maintains stock of materials and supplies. Supervises the maintenance of tools and equipment. Supervises the maintenance of work records. Drives automotive equipment as needed to and from work sites, in order to transport the necessary tools, equipment, and materials required to perform the job. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years of journey-level* experience in the installation, alteration and repair of commercial and industrial electrical wiring systems and equipment. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS III - MODERATE: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: VISION: Keen color perception. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate may be required for testing Life/Safety systems in County buildings located within the city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall, fire suppression, and emergency power systems. All applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of required license(s)/certificate(s) to the application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required license(s)/certificate(s) you must fax or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at (323) 869-0942, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name (as it appears on your online application), the exam number and the exam title. Please be sure to include the title of the required license/certification(s), number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency. The required license/certificate(s) must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted. *Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent Interpersonal Skills Experience is supervising staff involved in the installation, alteration and repair of commercial and industrial electrical wiring systems and equipment Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an oral interview which will assess the applicants Job Preparation, Knowledge and Skills, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Supervision and Oral Communication, weighted 100% Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be added to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months . SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Effective immediately, all notices including test invitations (if applicable), result notices and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. Review more detailed information in the Supplemental Questionnaire . All correspondence to applicants, including any test invitations (if applicable), result notices and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. If you select "Off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "Unsubscribe" on any notice you receive from us, you risk not receiving important information or correspondence. Moreover, please add esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being blocked or filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail by your email provider. You may also visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent via governmentjobs.com, for your records. For final exam result notices, the period in which to review test materials and/or file an appeal will be based on the time-stamp of the electronic notice (email). VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements . Provide relevant experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please provide your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst E-mail: esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov Phone: (323) 914-7042 ADA COORDINATOR PHONE : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 17, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: Y5562B JOB TYPE: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FIRST DAY OF FILING: MAY 15, 2020 @ 10:00 AM, PST UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION "To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care" DEFINITION: Supervises a group of technicians engaged in scheduling and conducting electroencephalographic examinations. Essential Job Functions Schedules and assigns personnel on the basis of factors such as workload, the number of employees available and their qualifications for performing the procedure involved. Plans, organizes and directs the work of the unit to ensure its efficient and effective operation. Maintains effective program systems to assure adherence to prescribed operating standards and procedures, the performance of first-line maintenance of equipment, and the preparation and maintenance of required records. Develops and maintains infection control procedures for the electroencephalographic laboratory. Maintains laboratory logs, charge slips, and teaching files. Answers inquiries from medical personnel concerning electroencephalographic policies which have been established by the department. Supervises a group of electroencephalographic technicians with responsibility for their training and evaluation; recommends the adjustment of employee grievances and disciplinary action. Analyzes unit needs and recommends changes in operational procedures and budget expenditures to improve the quality of services; consults with medical personnel in the formulation, modification, and implementation of new procedures and practices; develops and evaluates new work techniques. Plans and directs an on-the-job training program for subordinates; counsels them and suggests ways of improving performance. Searches technical publications and other literature in the field to identify new equipment, methods, or materials which appear to warrant investigative tryout; develops appropriate recommendations and submits them to supervisor. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) years of experience conducting electroencephalographic examinations in a hospital setting. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS II - LIGHT: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for the required certificate under the Desirable Qualifications, you must present a legible copy of the Registration or Board Eligible Certificate, or official letter from the institution which shows your eligibility at the time of filing, or email to analyst at AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. ** In order to receive credit for an Associate degree under the Desirable Qualifications, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official certificates with your application at the time of filing , or email the degree to the analyst at AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Board eligible or registered* electroencephalograph issued by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologist (ABRET) or Board eligible as an electroencephalograph. Associate degree in Neurodiagnostic or Health Science from an accredited college**. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. No person may compete in this exam more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Available Shift: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Applications will be processed on an as received basis. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND YOU MAY ALSO BE DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password my erase a candidate's original application record. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. DEPARTMENT CONTACT Ani Shaboyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8251 Ashaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE 800-735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 08, 2020
Full Time
FIRST DAY OF FILING: January 6, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m., PT - Until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without notice EXAM NUMBER: Y8973M TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: Our mission is to advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Plans, conducts, interprets and evaluates original research projects involving complex experimental designs in the field of behavioral and social sciences. Essential Job Functions Prepares reports and recommendations based on research findings. Devises data processing procedures that make use of high speed computers and work with computer personnel in the programming and processing of data. Consults with other departmental professional and administrative personnel in the development of study designs, the execution of the studies and the practical application of the results of research projects. Consults with other agencies concerning research problems and studies. Plans, designs, conducts and evaluates research projects involving complex experimental designs such as univariate and multi-variate analysis of variance, standard and inverse factor analysis and discriminant function. Trains and supervises technical and clerical personnel in connection with research projects. Develops original research hypotheses directed toward the improvement of County services in areas such as mental health probation, welfare services and human relations. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Option I - *A Ph.D or other doctoral degree from an accredited university with specialization in a field of the behavioral or social sciences -AND- one course in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology -AND- one (1) years' post-doctoral research experience including responsibility for the design, evaluation and implementation of research projects in a behavioral or social science field. Option II - *A Master's degree from an accredited university with specialization in the field of the behavioral or social sciences -AND- one course in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology -AND- three (3) years post-master research experience including responsibility for the design, evaluation and implementation of research projects in a behavioral or social science field. Option III - *A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a field of behavioral or social sciences -AND- one course in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology -AND- five (5) years of research experience including responsibility for the design, evaluation and implementation of research projects in a behavioral or social science field. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) and Structured Query Language (SQL). Experience with merging and analyzing data for patient population. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *In order to receive credit for any type of college degree, such as a Ph.D., Doctorate or Bachelor's degree you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be added to the eligible register for this examination. Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the Minimum Requirements. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add jsaldana @dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be placed on the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Fair Chance Initiative: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted . NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Jaquelyne Saldana, Exam Analyst jsaldana@dhs.lacounty.gov (323) 914-7158 ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 07, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FILING DATES: May 7, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the Department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: V0034M TEMPORARY, SEASONAL EMPLOYEES: Can qualify for county Medical Plan, Pension Savings Plan for part-time, temporary, seasonal employees. NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS (VOEL) WILL BE ACCEPTED. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE: PERMANENT, eligible register will also be used to fill TEMPORARY positions. DEFINITION: Serves as a working lead person of a crew clearing weeds, brush, and combustible debris from property in fire hazard areas. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class report to a higher-level supervisor and are distinguished by their responsibility for leading a crew or crews engaged in weed and debris clearance, the preparation of work reports, and coordination with property owners prior to, or during, clearance work. This responsibility includes inspecting property, both before and after clearing, ensuring clearance operations are necessary, properly coordinated, and completed, maintaining and ensuring the proper use of all equipment and tools used in the clearing operations, and ensuring that all safety procedures and regulations are followed. Positions in this class receive instruction in and are expected to learn, comply with, and ensure safe operating practices and procedures, departmental safety regulations, CAL-OSHA regulations, and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) guidelines. Essential Job Functions Leads the work of a weed clearance crew clearing property of grass, weeds, and other combustibles, and loading debris on trucks for removal. Demonstrates and ensures safe operating practices and procedures, departmental safety regulations, CAL-OSHA regulations, and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) guidelines for use of safety equipment, protective devices, herbicide/pesticide applications, special clothing, etc. Coordinates and evaluates weed, brush, and rubbish clearing operations conducted by vendors, including tractor operations and hand work. Inspects properties prior to, during, and after clearance to determine the necessity and type of clearance and to ensure completion of the work. Prepares all required reports relating to the clearance of weeds, brush, and/or other debris from property. Assists in the updating of the Assessor's Map Book and maps used by the Weed Abatement Division. Ensures the proper use and maintenance of tools and equipment used in clearing operations and may participate in maintenance and repair of the tools. Discusses and coordinates clearance problems or complaints with property owners, homeowner associations, or other interested parties. Drives a variety of Class C vans or trucks up to 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) to different job sites throughout Los Angeles County. Provides workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines. Orders the performance of corrective work when problems occur during weed clearing and recommends procedural changes to avoid such problems. Operates powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axel vehicles, chain-saws, electric clippers, weed trimmers, pole saws, sod cutters, or pruning saws. Recommends changes in working conditions or equipment use to increase crew efficiency. Uses a variety of electronic technology such as, but not limited to, desktop computers and computer tablets and other office equipment. Uses basic software such as, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Uses hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, clippers, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I: One year of, full-time outdoor work experience in the eradication and control of weeds, brush, or other vegetation. OPTION II: One year of, full-time outdoor work experience in a lead capacity over manual laborers performing eradication and control of weeds, brush, or other vegetation. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience, and Desirable Qualifications based on the application information weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUCH ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THIS EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. Special Information: FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, regency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill TEMPORARY and PERMANENT vacancies throughout the County of Los Angeles in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of fling. Many important notifications such as test invitation, and other special information are only communicated via e-mail. DO NOT select "off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "unsubscribe" on our notices if you would like the County of Los Angeles to notify you regarding your application status, test schedules, and other important information pertaining to your candidacy for this position. Moreover, please add (Tanya Marchese, Tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov), and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being blocked or filtered as spam/junk email from your email provider. The County of Los Angeles will not consider allegations of not receiving the email notification as an acceptable reason to authorize a reschedule or late exam administration. Please note, you can visit www.governmentjobs.com , log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employees persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. CONTACT INFORMATION: ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464 Teletype Phone: (626) 585-5520 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Tanya Marchese Department Contact Phone: (626) 575-5464 Department Contact Email: tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 05, 2020
Temporary
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION FILING OPENS: 03/12/2020 at 8:00 AM FILING CLOSES : This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: D8253C TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE This announcement is a rebulletin to reopen the filling period. This job posting may close at any time based on the needs of the department. DEFINITION: Participates in an on-the-job training assignment in one of a variety of entry level jobs, including those in the crafts, institutional support services, maintenance occupational series, or recreation series, within the Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Incumbents of the temporary positions allocable to this class participate in on-the-job training programs or training assignments individually structured and monitored by the departments to which they are assigned. Hours completed under this temporary position may be used as work experience towards meeting selection requirements to compete in Recreation Services Leader exams. Incumbents may receive formal or informal instruction in the basic principles of the work and govern satisfactory performance on the job. Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, incumbents receive practical guided work experience to prepare them for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits in the particular field. Essential Job Functions Receives on-the-job training, and under direct supervision participates in entry level work in one of a variety of job assignments: Craft assignments: Assists a more experienced worker by furnishing and using basic hand tools, materials and supplies, cleaning the work area and machinery, operating simple machines and equipment, preparing basic reports or keeping maintenance records, and performing other non-complex duties. Institutional Support Assignments: Assists a more experienced worker in maintaining the physical premises and/or grounds of County facilities. Assists in transporting of supplies, or records; or transporting and serving meals, etc. Issues supplies, checks property and keeps order in the locker or dressing rooms at a County public swimming pool; performs basic pool maintenance and ensures that first aid equipment is ready for use; monitors assigned pool area for signs of swimmers in trouble and for violations of pool and safety regulations. Assist a more experienced worker in the development and presentation of special recreation programs for senior citizens, youth, and the physically and mentally disabled. General Maintenance Assignments: Assists journey-level trade positions in performing installation work or repairs, such as replacing windows, doors and partitions, performing minor sheet metal work, making minor roof repairs, or maintaining parking lots. Food Service Assignments: Assists a higher-level food service worker or supervisor in performing routine duties in a kitchen facility, or transporting and serving meals (i.e., summer lunch program). Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Identified as At-Risk Youth * by a County of Los Angeles authorized department, or other local, state, or federal agency, or by a school district, college district, or other educational institution, or a bona fide non-profit organization whose mission includes fostering or enhancing employment opportunities for At-Risk Youth. AGE REQUIREMENT: Must be at least 14 years of age and no older than 24 years of age. ** **Applicant must meet age requirement at time of filing. Candidates may be requested to provide proof of age at any time, including time of appointment. Candidates under the age of 18 must present a work permit at time of appointment. Some positions may require applicants to meet specific age limitations at the time of appointment. PHYSICAL CLASS : 3 - Moderate Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *To meet the requirement of being identified as an "At-Risk Youth," applicants MUST submit a completed "Program Participation Verification" Form at the time of application or by the applicable date listed below. The "Program Participation Verification" Form can be downloaded by clicking HERE . Verifying organization must be a third party. Deadline to submit the Program Participation Verification Form - can be downloaded by clicking HERE : Applications submitted in: January - February - deadline March 15th March - April - deadline May 15th May - June - deadline July 15th July - August - deadline September 15th September - October - deadline November 15th November - December - deadline January 15th INCOMPLETE FORMS and VERIFICATIONS MADE BY FAMILY or DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If you are unable to attach this form at the time of application, please use one of the submission options before the appropriate deadline listed previously. Note: Forms must be completed before submitting. This includes all boxes and a hand written signature by the verifying organization representative. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. You MUST include your full name, the full exam title and the exam number on the top of the form. Submission Options: Options 1 or 2 are the preferred ways to submit your form. The department is not responsible for any forms lost (i.e. sent to the wrong email address, fax number, mailing address, or lost mail). Attachment : scan and upload to your application. Email : scan the completed form as an attachment to pchang@parks.lacounty.gov . In person : drop off the completed form to the below address. The Alhambra Campus County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Human Resources 1000 S. Fremont Ave. Bldg. A9-West, 1st Floor Alhambra, CA 91803 Office hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Our office is closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Please note parking is available on site at your expense. Mail : the completed form to the below address. County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Attn: HR: Exams 1000 S. Fremont Ave. #40 Alhambra, CA 91803 Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering following conscientiousness, goal orientation, learning potential, service professionalism, and professional potential. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on examination to be placed on the eligible register. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (12) months. NOTE: ALL MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST INVITATIONS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add pchang@parks.lacounty.gov to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. TEST PREPARATION : Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on"Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the"Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill temporary vacancies throughout the Department of Parks & Recreation. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE: Go to: http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "Youth Worker", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button. APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED . CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL. We strongly advise applicants to add pchang@parks.lacounty.gov to your e-mail address book/contacts and safe list to ensure receipt of notifications and to check your junk/spam e-mail folder regularly. Should any of your contact information change, including mailing address, please notify our office. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. Social Security Number: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during selection process. Department Contact Name: Peter Chang Department Contact Number: (626) 588-5106 Department Contact Email: pchang@parks.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5109 Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800)735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 05, 2020
Temporary
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION FILING OPENS: 03/12/2020 at 8:00 AM FILING CLOSES : This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: D8254C TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE This announcement is a rebulletin to reopen the filling period , update special requirement information. This job posting may close at any time based on the needs of the department. DEFINITION: Participates in a 12 month on-the-job training program or a training assignment in one of a variety of entry level jobs characterized by heavy manual labor. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Incumbents of the temporary positions allocable to this class participate in on-the-job training programs or training assignments individually structured and monitored by the departments to which they are assigned. Hours completed under this temporary position may be used as work experience towards meeting selection requirements to compete in Recreation Services Leader exams. Incumbents may receive formal or informal instruction in the basic principles of the work and govern satisfactory performance on the job. Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, incumbents receive practical guided work experience to prepare them for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits in the particular field. Essential Job Functions Receives on-the-job training, and under direct supervision participates in entry level work in one of a variety of job assignments. Assists with manual work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of trails, buildings, and other park features as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Identified as At-Risk Youth * by a County of Los Angeles authorize department, or other local, state, or federal agency, or by a school district, college district, or other educational institution, or a bona fide non-profit organization whose mission includes fostering or enhancing employment opportunities for At-Risk Youth. AGE REQUIREMENT: Must be at least 14 years of age and no older than 24 years of age. ** **Applicant must meet age requirement at time of filing. Candidates may be requested to provide proof of age at any time, including time of appointment. Candidates under the age of 18 must present a work permit at time of appointment. Some positions may require applicants to meet specific age limitations at the time of appointment. PHYSICAL CLASS : 4 - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *To meet the requirement of being identified as an "At-Risk Youth," applicants MUST submit a completed "Program Participation Verification" Form at the time of application or by the applicable date listed below. The "Program Participation Verification" Form can be downloaded by clicking HERE . Verifying organization must be a third party. Deadline to submit the Program Participation Verification Form - can be downloaded by clicking HERE : Applications submitted in: January - February - deadline March 15th March - April - deadline May 15th May - June - deadline July 15th July - August - deadline September 15th September - October - deadline November 15th November - December - deadline January 15th INCOMPLETE FORMS and VERIFICATIONS MADE BY FAMILY or DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If you are unable to attach this form at the time of application, please use one of the submission options before the appropriate deadline listed previously. Note: Forms must be completed before submitting. This includes all boxes and a hand written signature by the verifying organization representative. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. You MUST include your full name, the full exam title and the exam number on the top of the form. Submission Options: Options 1 or 2 are the preferred ways to submit your form. The department is not responsible for any forms lost (i.e. sent to the wrong email address, mailing address, or lost mail). Attachment : scan and upload to your application. Email : scan the completed form as an attachment to pchang@parks.lacounty.gov In person : drop off the completed form to the below address. The Alhambra Campus County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Human Resources 1000 S. Fremont Ave. Bldg. A9-West, 1st Floor Alhambra, CA 91803 Office hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Our office is closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Please note parking is available on site at your expense. Mail : the completed form to the below address. County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation Attn: HR: Exams 1000 S. Fremont Ave. #40 Alhambra, CA 91803 Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering achievement, collaboration, compliance, confidence, reliability, safety judgment, and safety orientation. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on examination to be placed on the eligible register. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (12) months. NOTE: ALL MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST INVITATIONS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add pchang@parks.lacounty.gov to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. TEST PREPARATION : Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on"Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the"Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill temporary vacancies in the Department of Parks and Recreation. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE: Go to: http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "Youth Worker", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button. APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL. We strongly advise applicants to add pchang@parks.lacounty.gov to your e-mail address book/contacts and safe list to ensure receipt of notifications and to check your junk/spam e-mail folder regularly. Should any of your contact information change, including mailing address, please notify our office. You will also need to log back into your GovernmentJobs.com profile/account, and update it. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. Social Security Number: Please include YOUR Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during selection process. Department Contact Name: Peter Chang Department Contact Number: (626) 588-5106 Department Contact Email: pchang@parks.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5109 Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800)735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 02, 2020
Temporary
FILING START DATE : 05/01/2020 FILING START TIME: 10:00 AM The filing period may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. EXAM NUMBER : J9308G SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION The voluntary Reserve Deputy Sheriff position receives monetary compensation of $1.00 annually for the performance of their duties. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Volunteer ( THIS IS NOT A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION ) FILING TYPE : Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Reserve Forces Detail is encompassed by community members who volunteer their time and energy to fulfill many of the roles which are traditionally handled by full-time, Deputy Sheriffs. Our Reserve Deputy Sheriffs undergo the same hiring standards as full-time Deputies and work alongside them in support of every aspect of the Department operations. A volunteer organization of individuals who are utilized to supplement the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's law enforcement manpower. Like full-time deputies, reserve deputies are professionally trained and duly sworn law enforcement personnel. In most cases, reserves are assigned to the same duties as full-time deputies. Since reserve deputies have the same powers of arrest as full-time deputies, they are required by law to meet the same hiring, background, medical and psychological standards as full-time deputies. Most reserve deputies are available to work in virtually all aspects of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. After becoming field qualified, a Level 1 reserve deputy can work patrol alone or with a partner and has peace officer status. Essential Job Functions EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle WORKS IN A CUSTODY OR COURT SERVICES ENVIRONMENT Enforces/ensures compliance with Federal and State laws, local ordinances, and judicial compliance orders as necessary. Guards, transports, and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures. Oversees the work of and instructs a group of inmates assigned to various operations, maintenance, or other rehabilitative activities. Operates a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants or other holds, and updates classification or housing information as necessary. Secures prisoners and their property and monies as necessary in compliance with departmental policy and procedures including juvenile detention policy and regulations. Performs various law enforcement duties during a local state of emergency. DRIVES A RADIO CAR PATROLLING AREAS TO DETECT CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY, AND PRESERVE THE PEACE Enforces Federal and State laws and local ordinances. Pursues suspects on foot or in a vehicle. Subdues resisting suspects utilizing necessary force, including firearms, to maintain law and order and ensure personal and other's safety. Detains, arrests, books, and transports suspects. Collects, preserves, and records evidence. Maintains a log and writes arrest reports. Makes traffic stops, issues warnings, and writes traffic citations. Responds to emergency scenes and calls for service to provide assistance and maintain law and order. Recovers lost or stolen property. INVESTIGATES EMERGENT AND NON-EMERGENT COMPLAINTS OF CRIMES AND CONDUCTS FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS Investigates victims, witnesses, suspects, and informants. Takes notes, and writes complaint and investigative reports. Searches for, collects, records, and preserves evidence (including contraband). Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Serves civil and criminal process papers. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AGE 19½ years of age at the time of filing and at least 20 years of age at the time of hire. CITIZENSHIP Must be a U.S. citizen - OR - permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Candidates will be required to submit a copy of their citizenship documents or paperwork showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. LICENSE A valid California class "C" or above driver license is required to perform job-related functions. California candidates must possess a current, non-expired driver license at the time of filing. Out-of-state candidates must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing and will be required to obtain a California class "C" prior to hire. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit a copy of their California driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. A candidate's driving record that shows three or more moving violations within the last year will not be appointed. Candidates must meet one of the following options: OPTION A EDUCATION Graduation from a U.S. high school or evidence of equivalent U.S. high school proficiency or higher education. Evidence of equivalent high school proficiency includes having successfully passed the GED, TASC, HiSET, or CHSPE. In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031(e), accredited high schools are those accredited by certifying organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and include accredited public and non-public high schools in the United States and accredited United States Department of Defense high schools. OPTION B - LATERAL EXPERIENCE Candidates must be a Reserve peace officer at a California Commission on Reserve Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement agency with two years of continuous peace officer experience at the time of filing. CERTIFICATION Candidates must have a P.O.S.T. Level I or Level II Reserve status at the time of filing. A Level I Reserve refers to a trained reserve officer as described in Penal Code section 832.6 (a)(1), and who is assigned specific police functions whether or not working alone [830.6(a)(1)] OR to the prevention and detection of crime and the general enforcement of the laws of this state [830.6(a)(2)] whether or not working alone. A Level II Reserve refers to a trained reserve officer as described in Penal Code section 832.6(a)(2), who works under the immediate supervision of a peace officer who has completed the basic training course for deputy sheriffs and police officers prescribed by the Commission, and is assigned to the prevention and detection of crime and the general enforcement of the laws of this State. Candidates accepted under Option B will have their multiple choice examination waived. P.O.S.T. PROFILE A legible copy of the candidate's P.O.S.T. profile report must be attached with the application at the time of filing. Documentation will be accepted via e-mail. Instructions for obtaining a P.O.S.T Profile can be found at this link https://post.ca.gov/How-Do-I-Obtain-POST-ID-or-POST-Profile PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Reserve candidates must be in good general physical fitness and free from any medical conditions that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the Deputy Sheriff position. VISION (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. Successful soft contact lens wearers are not required to meet the uncorrected standard as long as their corrected vision is 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz. 30 dB at 1000 Hz. 40 dB at 2000 Hz. 40 dB at 3000 Hz. There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work on any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of your life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of your duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION There are websites available that have practice tests to help in the preparation of this examination. They are only guides and do not guarantee success in the examination. These sample tests are located at the following sites. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department website: http://shq.lasdnews.net/content/uoa/PER/LawEnfmtJobFamilyStudyGuide.pdf The Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources website: https://apps.hr.lacounty.gov/olt/Test The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission website: http://lib.post.ca.gov/Publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf EXAMINATION CONTENT The examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100%, assessing writing clarity, vocabulary, spelling, writing grammar, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive reasoning, and data interpretation. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher. Candidates who fail the test may retake the test once every three (3) months. The multiple choice test is not reviewable by candidates. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE ALL CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE SENT TO CANDIDATES VIA EMAIL. Candidates are responsible for providing a valid email address in their application that can receive emails from LASD.org . Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: tumoja@lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org ehiresvc@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org SCORE TRANSFERS Candidates who have achieved a qualifying score from one of the following the Law Enforcement Job Family (LEJF) examinations: DST #J2707V, #J2707W and #J2707X; Custody Assistant (CA) #J2749Z and #J2749A; Security Officer (SO) #J2828P; or Security Assistant (SA) #J2827S and #J2827T; and RDS #J9308F will have their multiple choice test score automatically transferred to the Reserve Deputy Sheriff (RDS) #J9308G position. The RDS multiple choice tests score is valid for twenty-four (24) months and is not transferable to any other LEJF positions. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an as received basis. Successful candidates who pass the multiple choice test will be eligible to continue with the hiring process unless they: do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled structured interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological process. withdraw or refuse the position. SPECIAL INFORMATION ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. REAPPLY PROCEDURE Candidates who have participated in the examination process for the RDS position, and did not achieve a qualifying score, must wait three (3) months after the date of the failed test to reapply for the RDS position. Reapplying continuously will override the existing information and will cause a delay in the processing of the most recent application. Only the most current application will be considered. RESCHEDULING PROCEDURE Candidates will be given the opportunity to reschedule within a three (3) month period from the date of their application. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure candidates meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Candidates who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months after the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Multiple Choice Test 3. Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT) 4. Structured Interview 5. Background Investigation 6. Psychological and Medical Evaluations VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who pass the mutiple choice test will proceed to the Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT). The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will be allowed an unlimited number of opportunities to pass the VPAT within a twelve (12) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates that pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the Deputy Sheriff Trainee hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the multiple choice test will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. Candidates will be allowed one (1) opportunity to pass the SI. If a candidate does not pass the SI, the candidate must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be given a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that is to be completed and submitted on the day of their background intake appointment. Candidates will be asked questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents to the candidates. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological or medical evaluations. Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation will be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test, they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. ACADEMY TRAINING The Sheriff's Academy is a training program and is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on P.O.S.T. Classes are conducted two evenings a week and some weekends and holidays. The Academy days may be conducted in shifts. Recruits generally spend additional time outside of class preparing for class and studying for exams. Recruits in the Sheriff's Academy will participate in classroom and scenario-based training, which will include: the interpretation and application of laws, report writing, radio operations, first aid and CPR, defensive tactics, handcuffing and searching techniques, use of the baton, the safe handling, care, and use of firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and Department regulations and laws regarding the use of force and firearms. Throughout the academy program, recruits will also participate in regular physical training. Knowledge, skill and task competence will be assessed. Academy success will be determined through multiple choice, and true/false tests, role playing exercises and performance, physical ability, and work sample tests. VACANCY INFORMATION All candidates that successfully complete the hiring process may be considered to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All candidates are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and your application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Your application must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm, on the last day of filing. Candidates will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County for those candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All candidates must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All candidates must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 02, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER Y5288D FIRST DAY OF FILING 04/02/2019 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. MANAGEMENT APPRAISAL OF PERFORMANCE PLAN (MAPP) This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations. DEFINITION : Under general direction, administers (1) the total education program, including multiple major programs or organizational areas of an operating unit or (2) the education program in a School of Nursing. In either role, incumbents have responsibility for planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting, directing and controlling the accomplishment of both short and long-term objectives. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes, directs, and leads the nature, content and extent of nursing education services for achievement of both short- and long-term objectives, including programs which integrate practice, as well as educational programs to implement new health care delivery practice changes, trends or changing technology. Directs the educational curriculum design at a School of Nursing, as needed. Determines the subordinate organizational structure, operations, nursing education instructional design methods and standards and makes adjustments and/or revisions consistent with changing goals and objectives. Directs development of, integrates and defends budget and manpower requests. Establishes policy for determining program emphasis and operating guidelines, including setting goals for areas of responsibility. Directs the development of educational programs based on quality assurance data to evaluate and monitor quality and appropriateness of care. Recruits, selects, hires, orients, and supervises nursing faculty; formally evaluates performance of direct reports. Interprets and communicates nursing and organizational philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and ensures integration of professional standards of nursing. Evaluates and initiates operational compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards. Administers general personnel management matters and actions. Participates in strategic planning for the organization and the nursing service. Participates in formulating policy, procedures and standards for the organization and nursing service. Requirements OPTION I : A Master's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' experience in Nursing Education, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION II : A Master's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' teaching in a state accredited school of nursing, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION III : A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program with a Master's degree* in Education or Administration*** from an accredited college/university -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' experience in Nursing Education, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION IV : A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program with a Master's degree** in Education or Administration*** from an accredited college/university -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' teaching in a state accredited school of nursing, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. LICENSE REQUIRED : A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type of required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, the date(s) of expiration, and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their registered license number and license information as noted above from that state on the application at the time of filing. Applicants' out-of-state experience will not be considered if submitted without the required evidence of licensure. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS : Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION : *In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. **For this examination, relevant clinical experience is defined as providing direct patient care in an inpatient (beside) setting or in an outpatient (ambulatory care) setting. *** A Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA), Business Administration (MBA), Health Administration (MHA), Health Services Administration (MHS), Public Health Administration (MPH) will be accepted . Additional Information DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS : Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: Additional experience in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs in excess of the Selection Requirements. A Doctorate* in Nursing Practice or PhD* in Nursing from an accredited program. A Doctorate* of Education or its equivalent from an accredited college/university. EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications, weighted at 100% . Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the Eligible Register . Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade will be placed on the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "APPLY" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education and/or experience. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . NOTE : If you are unable to attach the required documents as attachments during your application submission, you may email the documents to Brenda G. Aguila at baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title. IMPORTANT NOTES : Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirement. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and your application may be DISQUALIFIED . SPECIAL INFORMATION : The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES : For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD : All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT : Brenda G. Aguila, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8261 baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
May 01, 2020
Full Time
FILING START DATE : 05/01/2020 FILING START TIME: 8:00 AM The filing period may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. EXAM NUMBER : J2708O SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION Salary includes P.O.S.T., patrol, and longevity bonuses. $6,328.04- $9,786.36 (BPC) Monthly $6,520.51- $10,084.02 (IPC) Monthly $6,718.84- $10,390.74 (APC) Monthly The seventh step of the Deputy Sheriff pay scale shall be authorized after: 1) completion of one year on the sixth step 2) successful completion of Custody and Patrol training programs 3) completion of Custody and Patrol assignments with competent performance ratings and evaluations TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Open Competitive FILING TYPE : Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS Positions allocable to this class work under the technical and administrative supervision of a Sergeant or higher - level peace officer. Some positions report to civilian managers who provide administrative supervision. Incumbents are assigned to fixed posts or designated patrol areas throughout the unincorporated area of the County and in contract cities and perform either: (1) inmate custody work at a correctional facility; security and support services at a court facility; or (2) law enforcement work at a Sheriff's patrol station, specialized unit, or other non-custodial assignment. Incumbents perform progressively responsible and diverse law enforcement duties such as supervising, observing, guarding, and transporting inmates; serving civil and criminal process; securing and maintaining order within courtrooms; patrolling an assigned area in a patrol car; investigating, preventing and suppressing crime; and apprehending public offenders. Incumbents may rotate through a variety of job assignments along planned career development lines to broaden skill and expertise in general law enforcement work and enable prompt deployment of trained personnel in response to the changing needs and priorities of the community. Positions in this class must exercise a working knowledge of law enforcement such as penal, evidence and vehicle codes; criminal investigation; patrol and custody procedures; juvenile laws; administration of justice; and community-law enforcement relations. Incumbents in these assignments must independently exercise judgment in interpreting and applying departmentally-approved methods in emergency situations involving danger to life and property. Also allocable to this class are positions performing specialized and highly specialized law enforcement assignments. Positions performing specialized assignments such as a lead deputy, training officer, watch deputy, polygraph examiner, investigator, etc., are required to exercise a complete knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of their assigned unit, with sufficient ability to impart this knowledge to others. Specialized assignments, such as media or international liaison, are highly sensitive requiring incumbents to possess a thorough knowledge of the department's organization and operational policies and procedures as well as the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups. Highly specialized assignments such as commercial crimes, major crimes, homicide, emergency services, or arson initially require extensive training and technical skill. Incumbents are required to maintain proficiency and stay abreast of developments in their particular area of expertise. Essential Job Functions EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle ALL ASSIGNMENTS: Takes action, as deemed appropriate and within the guidelines of the law and departmental policy, in response to any public offense committed to which there is immediate danger to person or property or of the escape of the perpetrator of such offense whether on or off duty. Performs law enforcement administrative and operational duties such as writing reports, maintaining logs and other records. Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures resulting from changes in laws or other legal mandates affecting functional area of assignment. Takes responsibility for and maintains all equipment, including weapons, ammunition, and other specialized law enforcement equipment; attends required training; and maintains proficiency in all issued equipment. Responds to emergent situations such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or other tactical situations to protect lives and prevent criminal acts. Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Performs collateral duties as assigned. CORRECTIONAL OR COURT FACILITY ASSIGNMENTS: Controls, monitors, and supervises inmate conduct in housing units during meals, bathing, recreational activities, or work assignments according to established policies, regulations, and procedures to prevent escapes, injuries, or violence. Interprets and enforces correctional rules and regulations, such as California Code of Regulations , Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, Title XV. Searches inmates, including performing clothed and unclothed body searches, and inspects housing units for contraband such as weapons or drugs to maintain the security and safety of inmates. Monitors movement and maintains security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates within a correctional or court facility. Transports inmates to hospitals as needed for medical treatment and provides security as needed. Maintains visual surveillance of inmates and facilities according to departmental policy and established schedule through direct observation and the use of video equipment. Responds to inmate disturbances or emergencies and takes action to control the situation in accordance with legal guidelines, training, and established departmental policies and procedures. Conducts, records, and reports inmate count during shift to ensure all inmates are present and that accurate documentation is maintained. Responds to incidents of suspected criminal activity within a facility such as physical assaults; conducts preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; writes reports; and makes arrests as necessary. Provides jail orientation and responds to questions, concerns, and requests from inmates. Oversees and monitors access to attorney rooms, visiting areas, and other controlled locations. Serves as a Superior Court bailiff by assisting the court in maintaining order and by providing security for inmates in custody and for jurors. Serves all writs, notices or other processes issued by superior courts in the manner prescribed by law. Transports sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates to and from courts, correctional facilities, or other locations. PATROL STATION/SPECIALIZED UNIT/OTHER NON-CUSTODIAL ASSIGNMENTS: Patrols designated area in a patrol car to enforce laws and prevent or suppress crime; responds to reports of suspected criminal activity or disturbance such as physical assault, rape, homicide or burglary; makes preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; and makes arrests as warranted. Responds to requests for service from the public regarding suspected criminal activities such as those involving juveniles, narcotics, vice, license violations, or nuisance complaints, and initiates the investigation of incidents. Responds to locations of traffic accidents to assist victims; takes control to maintain traffic flow; obtains evidence and interviews suspects, witnesses, and victims; documents findings in a written report, and issues citations or makes arrests as warranted. Transports inmates to or from courts, stations, emergency medical facilities or other correctional facilities. Conducts personnel background investigations by interviewing employers, neighbors, personal references, and family members and prepares reports of significant information obtained. Guards and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures in station jails. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Exercises technical supervision over other line personnel, including but not limited to patrol, custody, detective, court services, and technical services. Plans and conducts law enforcement courses and seminars including classroom instruction and practical demonstration; tests and evaluates participants' knowledge and performance. Exercises technical supervision over field training activities in various patrol procedures and techniques such as report writing, vehicle pullover and approach, traffic control, arrest, and search and seizure. Coordinates operational activities such as scheduling patrol units and resolving community concerns and incoming calls for service at a Sheriff's patrol station. Conducts polygraph investigations of suspects, victims, or witnesses to determine the validity of their statements; conducts polygraph examinations of applicants for Deputy Sheriff. Serves as a detective in a specialized investigative unit such as burglary, juvenile gang, child abuse, forgery, commercial crimes, vice, or narcotics, with responsibility for investigating crimes, identifying and apprehending criminals, and assisting in the prosecution of court cases. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM HIGHLY SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Conducts complex major investigations in such areas as homicide, arson, and fraud, requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, and the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and synthesize massive amounts of information. Performs duties such as flying a helicopter and making mountain and underwater rescues requiring extensive training, skills, and certification or licensure. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS CITIZENSHIP Must be a U.S. citizen - OR - permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Candidates will be required to submit a copy of their Citizenship diploma or paperwork showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. EXPERIENCE Candidates must be employed as full-time peace officers in a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement agency with two years of continuous peace officer experience at the time of filing. Full-time experience is defined as a 40-hour work week. Continuous experience is defined as full-time experience gained within two years from date of application. CERTIFICATE Candidates must possess a P.O.S.T. Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced certificate(s) at the time of filing . A legible copy of the candidate's valid P.O.S.T. Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced certificate and A legible copy of the candidate's P.O.S.T. profile report must be attached with the application at the time of filing. Documentation will be accepted via e-mail. LICENSE A valid California class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related essential functions. Candidates must possess a current, non-expired California class "C" driver license or above at the time of filing. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit a copy of their California driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. A candidate's driving record that shows three or more moving violations within the last year will not be appointed. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be in good general physical fitness and free from any medical conditions that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the Deputy Sheriff position. VISION (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. Successful soft contact lens wearers are not required to meet the uncorrected standard as long as their corrected vision is 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz. 30 dB at 1000 Hz. 40 dB at 2000 Hz. 40 dB at 3000 Hz. There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work on any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of your life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of your duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. EXAMINATION CONTENT This is a non-competitive examination. This examination is intended to merely qualify candidates. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE ALL CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE SENT TO CANDIDATES VIA EMAIL. Candidates are responsible for providing a valid email address in their application that can receive emails from LASD.org . Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: qmmao@lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org ehiresvc@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Candidates' names will be placed on the eligible register for twenty-four (24) months following the date of promulgation. Candidates will be placed on an eligible register without indication of relative standing in the examination. The appointing power may appoint any one of the names on the appropriate list, except a person without Veterans credit may not be appointed if there are three or more names on the list of persons entitled to Veteran's credit. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twenty-four (24) months following the date of eligibility, unless they: do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled structured interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological process. withdraw or refuse the position after being placed on the eligible register. SPECIAL INFORMATION ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure candidates meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Candidates who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months after the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Validated Physical Ability Test 3. Structured Interview 4. Background Investigation 5. Psychological and Medical Evaluations VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who are placed on the eligible register will proceed to the Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT). The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will be allowed an unlimited number of opportunities to pass the VPAT within a twelve (12) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates that pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the Deputy Sheriff Trainee hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the VPAT, will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. If a candidate does not pass the SI, he/she must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be given a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that is to be completed and submitted on the day of their background intake appointment. Candidates will be asked questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents to the candidate. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological evaluations and medical. Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation will be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All candidates are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and your application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Your application must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of filing. Candidates will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All candidates must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All candidates must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Apr 29, 2020
Full Time
DEFINITION: Performs a wide variety of professional social work services in connection with the treatment of clients in need of mental health services. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this journey-level class are assigned to community mental health facilities, psychiatric hospital wards, outpatient mental health clinics, and specialized mental health treatment programs and work under the general supervision of a higher level psychiatric social worker position, supervisory mental health position, or a psychiatrist. Within agency guidelines and professional standards, incumbents function independently to formulate differential diagnoses concerning the nature of the mental illness, in order to develop an effective intervention and to determine the appropriate psychotherapeutic methods to be utilized. Positions at this level are characterized primarily by assignments that require that the incumbents be able to consistently and effectively apply a wide variety of psychotherapeutic techniques and methods in the treatment of clients with a wide range of mental illnesses. Such psychotherapeutic methods include group, family, individual and conjoint therapy, clinical case management, and crisis intervention. Positions allocable to this class also provide mental health consultation services to other health disciplines and to community agencies, and participate in social work student affiliate programs for training professional social work students. Duties and responsibilities of this position require the application of professional skills and possession of extensive knowledge pertaining to the principles, practices, and theory of psychiatric social work. Training-related duties and responsibilities require the application of basic leadership and training principles to provide program direction for both graduate students and unlicensed clinical staff. Essential Job Functions Interviews individuals, their families and/or significant others to obtain a family, social, employment, medical, substance abuse and mental health treatment history. Assesses client's functioning in his/her environmental setting. Develops a Client Care Coordination Plan (CCCP) designed to resolve or cope with the mental or emotional problem, which may include individual, group, family or marital counseling, case management, and/or referral to another treatment source such as a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a vocational or rehabilitation counselor, or another agency. Determines the duration of therapy, priorities of the problems to be dealt with, therapy methods to be used, and necessity of modifying treatment goals at successive intervals during the treatment process. Provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups, families, and significant others. Provides case management services to secure resources for clients, families and significant others to achieve treatment goals. Assists clients, families, and significant others by discussing their reactions and attitudes concerning mental health problems and co-occurring substance abuse disorders; explains need for treatment; and encourages all concerned parties to work together cooperatively to resolve the problem and minimize the stresses that impact social functioning. Works with families and significant others toward gaining their acceptance of and participation in treatment recommendations. Interviews persons seeking psychiatric assistance on an emergency basis and utilizes crisis intervention techniques to prevent hospitalization and to aid the person in dealing with the emotional crisis. Serves as a member of a mental health emergency intervention team and/or a joint law enforcement/mental health emergency intervention team by evaluating the behavior of persons to determine if they are, as a result of a mental disorder, dangerous to themselves, others, or gravely disabled. Initiates procedure on application for immediate 72-hour detention at a hospital facility and, depending upon the apparent seriousness of the situation, schedules an appointment for evaluation and treatment at a Mental Health Clinic or makes referral to another community treatment agency. Participates in multi-disciplinary team conferences to discuss and evaluate the nature of the client's problem and to evaluate the client's progress. Participates in social work student affiliate programs for training professional social work students through case assignments and technical instruction; assesses and evaluates students ' progress and professional development. Provides in-service training to social work staff and participates in mental health training programs for medical students and students in the allied health fields. Instructs community agencies regarding the utilization of mental health principles to identify and to treat mental health problems encountered by the agency. Participates in or conducts research to increase knowledge of mental health problems and to improve therapeutic treatment methods. May review treatment authorization requests from hospitals, contracted network and/or legal entity community-based providers/programs and recommend approval or denial of requests per specified state and Department of Mental Health contract compliance requirements. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: LICENSE: A valid and active license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Post-licensed experience in individual, group, or family psychotherapy. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Additional Information TRANSCRIPTS: In order to receive credit for any college coursework, or any type of college degree, such as a master degree or higher, you must provide a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts or official letter from the accredited* institution which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing. ACCREDITATION INFORMATION: *Accreditation: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, holidays or weekends. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. EXAMINATION INFORMATION: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed in the eligible register. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Mental Health. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. Application and Filing Information All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application online only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to the applications. This examination will remain open until the need of the services are met, and is subject to closure without prior notice. You MUST complete the filing process ONLINE (via electronic submission) ONLY. Instructions for Filing: A standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application for this examination must be completed online and submitted electronically. Applications electronically received after 5:00 pm, PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR JOB APPLICATIONS AND UPLOAD REQUIRED OR ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS (e.g.,diploma/official transcripts, license) AS ATTACHMENT(S) AT THE TIME OF FILING. Additional documents may be sent by emailed to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov , please include exam number and exam title in the subject line. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Please be sure your application indicates complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. For each job held, give the name and addresses of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, total number of hours worked (full or part-time) and salary earned. Resumes showing training and experience may be attached to the Los Angeles County Application. All information and records are subject to verification. Falsification of records can result in disqualification from the examination or termination of employment. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Department Contact Name: Heleodora "Lola" Sacks Department Contact Phone: (213) 972-7034 Department Contact Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH1759C FIRST DAY OF FILING : April 24, 2020 Beginning Friday, April 24, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A RE-BULLETIN TO OPEN THE FILING PERIOD AND UP-DATE BULLETIN LANGUAGE. DEFINITION: Plans, designs, implements, evaluates, and manages health-related surveillance systems, original epidemiologic studies and field investigations; and provides consultation to departmental staff and external health partners on epidemiologic research methodology and design. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically report to a Supervising Epidemiologist, physician, or higher-level manager. Under general direction, positions are responsible for planning, designing, conducting and/or managing epidemiologic studies, field investigations, and complex surveillance systems. This responsibility includes assignments of a single large and complex project or multiple smaller projects; developing study protocols and methodologies, conducting advanced data analyses, responding to complex data requests, and preparing community reports and technical reports that involve interpretation of findings and policy recommendations. Epidemiologists may also provide technical and administrative supervision to Epidemiology Analysts and other lower-level professional and technical support staff. Essential Job Functions Plans, conducts, and evaluates epidemiological studies and investigations of disease outbreaks; including the development of study design and methodology, analysis of case and control data, and preparation of reports on the study or investigation findings. Plans, manages, and evaluates data collection and surveillance systems to investigate and control acute, chronic, and other health related diseases. Conducts complex data analyses on large and small datasets using methodological techniques and computer software appropriate for epidemiological analysis. Conducts investigations of environmental health threats, including collecting and analyzing health and environmental data; prepares interpretation of findings and disseminates recommended prevention and control measures. Supports program and policy planning activities of the department with reports and information and by serving as an epidemiological content specialist on program planning or evaluation team. Analyzes health-related trends; assesses individual- and community-level risk factors in the population; interprets and reports findings that have public health implications and develops policy recommendations. Responds to complex requests for data on health-related statistics and associated risk behaviors. Prepares technical reports or participates as a co-author on publications in peer-review journals; presents research findings at professional meetings. Participates in the preparation of grant applications to support enhanced surveillance and targeted epidemiologic research on a specific health-related problem. Supervises and directs the work of Epidemiologist Analysts and other support staff investigating environmental health threats, participating in community health improvement initiatives, responding to data requests, and various other epidemiology related studies, investigations, and research. Requirements Meet the following experience and license requirements at the time of filing in order to move forward in the exam process. OPTION I : A Master's degree* from an accredited college or university with specialization in epidemiology - AND - three (3) years of full-time experience assisting in the design, conduct, and evaluation of epidemiologic studies and field investigations. -OR- OPTION II: A Doctoral degree* from an accredited college or university with a specialization in epidemiology. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS 2 - Light - Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *In order to qualify, you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter signed by the Director of the Registrar, or an evaluation report of a transcript with your application or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov . Official diploma or official transcript, of official letter are defined as transcript or letter that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and will not be accepted which may result in your application being rejected. Note: Foreign studies must be evaluated by an accredited credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. An evaluation report of a transcript is defined as a report issued by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by the NACES or the AICE of the United States. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with modeling techniques to predict trends or assess the impact of public health efforts in chronic and infectious disease prevention and control (e.g.such as but not limited to discrete event modeling, agent-based modeling, and related data simulations). Experience working with Epidemiologic research methodology (e.g. epidemiologic measures, study design, stratified analysis techniques). Experience working with advanced statistics (e.g. Poisson, generalized linear, logistic, logic, negative binomial, hierarchical, and Bayesian regression). Experience working with Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) programming language (e.g. merging, concatenating and transposing large datasets, and using macros, arrays, SQL). Experience working with large Public Datasets (e.g. US Census, NHANES and NHIS) Experience working with the Institutional Review Boards (IRB), Records Act and Freedom of International Act. Experience preparing Peer-reviewed manuscripts, health briefs, or health impact assessments. Experience in leading public health program evaluations and investigations, such as outbreaks, clusters, and contact investigations, and conducting outreach initiatives among high risk populations. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: This examination will consist of an Evaluation of Training and Experience based upon application, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire weighted 100%. Applicants must meet the experience requirements listed above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the hiring list (Eligible Register) for consideration of employment. Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. Notifications and final results for this examination will be sent electronically to the e-mail address provided on the application and to your account inbox at My Career Page Website . It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. Please add hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjob.com to your e-mail address book and list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. See Supplemental Questionnaire for more information. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any What to expect next: We ask that you submit an application through the "Apply" link at the top of the opportunity posting using your own user ID and password (using a family member or friend's user ID may erase a candidate's original application record). Applications must be filed online only. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score the assessment will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Fair Chance Employer: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Have any questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (213) 974-0911 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH1757D FIRST DAY OF FILING: April 24, 2020 Beginning Friday, April 24, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A RE-BULLETIN TO OPEN THE FILING PERIOD AND UP-DATE BULLETIN LANGUAGE. DEFINITION: Assists in the planning, design, and implementation of health-related surveillance systems or epidemiologic studies, including outbreak investigation and analysis of epidemiology surveys. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically report to an Epidemiologist or a higher-level supervisor and have responsibility for assisting in the design, development and implementation of epidemiology studies and field investigations. Under close supervision, Epidemiology Analysts conduct literature reviews, assist in the design and preparation of study, surveillance, and field investigation protocols; prepare survey instruments and surveillance forms; conduct data analysis, interpret epidemiologic findings; prepare technical documents; respond to public inquiries on epidemiologic issues; and perform a variety of other epidemiology related work. Positions typically follow defined or established protocols applied to less complex epidemiologic problems and require knowledge of epidemiology and surveillance methods and statistical methods, including biostatistics. Essential Job Functions Designs and conducts epidemiologic surveys, analyzes surveillance data, and assesses risks of possible epidemics or health-related hazards; prepares epidemiological reports using health data from multiple sources. Investigates disease outbreaks by field participation or by analysis of pertinent data collected by district personnel, including developing case definitions, case report forms, and analyzing case-control study data to determine the cause and probable source of such outbreaks; prepares reports on investigation findings. Participates in the investigation of environmental health threats by collecting and analyzing health and environmental data, preparing interpretation of findings and disseminating recommended prevention and control measures. Responds to requests for data on health-related statistics and associated risk behaviors; designs, codes, and constructs variables by utilizing computer software appropriate for epidemiologic analysis. Prepares detailed statistical reports and analyses of data that include, but are not limited to, specific geographic area, population size, gender, race, age, and medical condition. Analyzes health trends and patterns in the county population and assists in the development of a community health profile with policy recommendations. Reviews epidemiological case history forms completed by District nurses or physicians to gather information and to ensure accuracy and completeness of forms. Prepares summaries of epidemiologic studies for presentations in community settings or at professional meetings. Assists in the preparation of a grant application to support enhanced surveillance and targeted epidemiologic research on a specific health-related issue. Requirements Meet the following experience and license requirements at the time of filing in order to move forward in the exam process. A Master's degree* from an accredited college with specialization in Epidemiology or Biostatistics. LICENSE : A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light- Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *In order to qualify, you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter signed by the Director of the Registrar, or an evaluation report of a transcript with your application or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov . Official diploma or official transcript, of official letter are defined as transcript or letter that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and will not be accepted which may result in your application being rejected. Note: Foreign studies must be evaluated by an accredited credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. An evaluation report of a transcript is defined as a report issued by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by the NACES or the AICE of the United States. DESIRABLES QUALIFICATION: Experience using SAS/ACCESS to import data in various formats including tab- or comma delimited, and/or analysis of large datasets using Base SAS. Experience using Microsoft Excel and/or Microsoft Access to enter and summarize data. Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to create thematic maps and conduct spatial analysis. Experience conducting literature searches using multiple methods including online journal databases and other internet sources. Experience as a lead or co-author on at least one peer-reviewed publication. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire weighted 100% . Applicants must meet the experience requirements listed above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the hiring list (Eligible Register) for consideration of employment. Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. Notifications and final results for this examination will be sent electronically to the e-mail address provided on the application and to your account inbox at My Career Page Website . It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. Please add hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjob.com to your e-mail address book and list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. See Supplemental Questionnaire for further information. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any What to expect next: We ask that you submit an application through the "Apply" link at the top of the opportunity posting using your own user ID and password (using a family member or friend's user ID may erase a candidate's original application record). Applications must be filed online only. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score the assessment will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Fair Chance Employer: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Have any questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (213) 974-0911 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Apr 21, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: M2059F-R TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity FIRST DAY OF FILING Applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 8:00 A.M. (PT) The first review of applications will take place on April 9, 2019. The examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEFINITION: Supervises the activities of a group of real property agents engaged in negotiations and transactions related to the acquisition and management of real property. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class work under the administrative and technical supervision of a Principal Real Property Agent or higher level supervisor. Positions are responsible for providing first level administrative and technical supervision to a group of real property agents engaged in performing real property negotiations, transactions, and management. Incumbents must utilize a thorough knowledge of real estate principles and laws in order to supervise negotiations for a wide range of real property transactions, including complex leases and analysis and interpretation of appraisals of high value real property. Incumbents must exercise a thorough knowledge of the principles and techniques of supervision, basic personnel and employee relations principles, and departmental policies and guidelines. Essential Job Functions Supervises a group of Real Property Agents performing negotiations for rights of way, leases, purchase, sale, management, title, escrow, concessions, franchises, or other major phases of real property work. Supervises the preparation of deeds, leases, reconveyances, agreements, maps, and other documents involved in real property transactions and management. Prepares or reviews complex leases, negotiations, or purchases of real property for highways, public building sites, park sites, Flood Control facilities and for other general public purposes. Analyzes and interprets appraisals on complex high value properties to be used in condemnation suits, major leases for County governmental offices, or sale or lease of properties. Supervises the management, operation, and maintenance of properties acquired by the County and the Flood Control District. Appraises real property for the purpose of determining market or fair rental value in the negotiation of leases, rights of way, and excess sales. Prepares recommendations and reports for the Board of Supervisors, governmental agencies and officials. Performs special County-wide or difficult real property management assignments as necessary. Supervises the inspection of or personally inspects alterations being made, or buildings being erected under lease arrangements, to ensure the agreed lessor-lessee specifications are being met. Advises subordinates and representatives of County Counsel on pretrial and trial proceedings and reviews settlements being made during such proceedings. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I : Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree including real estate courses totaling 15 semester units or 23 quarter units* -and- three years' experience in appraising, acquiring, selling, leasing, or managing real property at the level of Real Property Agent ll**; two years of which must have involved commercial or industrial property.*** OPTION II: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree including real estate courses totaling 15 semester units or 23 quarter units* -and- three years in facilities project design, development or space management at the level of Real Property Agent ll.** OPTION III: Three years experience performing real property analysis, appraisal, sale, lease, relocation or concession and franchise negotiation for public use as a Real Property Agent II in the County Service.**** LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *In order to receive credit for the Bachelor's degree and required units in real estate, you must include a legible copy of your OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS with your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Required documents may be emailed to vcudiamat@hr.lacounty.gov . Foreign studies must be evaluated by an academic credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. (See Accreditation Information under Employment Information) **Experience at the level of Real Property Agent II is defined as performing real property analysis, appraisal, purchase, sale, leases, relocation, or concession and franchise negotiation for public or County use. ***One additional year of the required experience involving commercial or industrial property will be accepted for each year of required college provided that 15 semester units of real estate courses have been completed. ****Applicants who expect to qualify under Option III need to hold or have held the actual payroll title of Real Property Agent II for the County of Los Angeles. No Out-of-Class experience will be accepted for this option. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of four (4) parts: PART I: A multiple choice test covering Deductive Reasoning Ability; Management Potential; Achievement; Flexibility; Confidence and Optimism; Thoroughness; Sense of Duty; Innovation: Influence; Independence and Professional Potential. Candidates who complete Part I, will be invited to the next part (Part II) of the examination. PART II: A multiple choice test covering Written Expression; Reading Comprehension; and Data Analysis and Decision Making. The combined score of Part I and Part II is weighted at 40%. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Only applicants that achieve a combined passing score of 70% or higher on Part I and Part II will proceed to the next test administration (Part III). PART III: An interview exam covering Technical Knowledge; Analytical Ability; Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills; Organizational Skills; and Oral Communication weighted at 50%. Only applicants that achieve a combined passing score of 70% or higher on Part III will proceed to the next test administration (Part IV). PART IV: An evaluation of Training & Experience measuring Technical Knowledge and Clerical/Office Computing based upon supplemental questionnaire weighted at 10%. APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AND MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. Invitation letters to the test(s) will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add vcudiamat@hr.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. Notice of Non -Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the telephone. T R A N S FER OF SCORES Applicants that have taken identical multiple choice test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their multiple choice test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical multiple choice test parts for at least 12 months. TEST PREPARATION Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for the multiple choice employment tests: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every six (6) months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Chief Executive Office, as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Day APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax or in person will NOT be accepted. We must receive your application by the last day of filing. Any required documents must be received at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Note: If you are unable to attach documentation to your online application, you may email it to vcudiamat@hr.lacounty.gov . Please ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name, examination title, and examination number on the subject of your email. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. IMPORTANT NOTES: ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION. We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Virna Cudiamat Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2953 Department Contact Email: vcudiamat@ hr.la county.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Apr 21, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: April 21, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y5261G TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION: This temporary class provides professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. Essential Job Functions Follows established policies and procedures within their scope of practice. Complies with licensing and accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements. Consistently seeks assistance and feedback regarding patient and clinical practice issues. Accepts personal accountability and demonstrates initiative in continuing to develop nursing knowledge and skills. Participates in patient care conferences, committee meetings, staff development, standardized procedures, and/or education programs to increase or maintain professional competency. Seeks experiences that reflect current clinical practice to achieve and enhance professional and clinical skills and competencies. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains courteous and respectful interaction with patients, co-workers, and member of the public. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner. Respects patient rights; adheres to and protects patient privacy, confidentiality, and security guidelines. Assists with responses to ALCU inquiries, third party complaints, inmate complaints and court orders. Completes and maintains accurate and legible documentation and records in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Reports and intervenes in incidents involving patients, visitors, or employees, as required. Delegates, assigns, and/or supervises the assigned work. The RN I, Correctional Health is accountable for the completion of delegated work, as required. Assessment/Reassessment: Interviews patient and other individuals to collect information as part of a comprehensive assessment. Observes overall patient condition including physically assessment the patient. Identifies economic, educational, and cultural barriers; spiritual influences; and age specific and biophysical needs. Reviews all available information, including medical records, patient history, and other documentation. Documents all findings and observations. Initiates reassessment of patients. Recognizes deviations from baseline and interprets subtle changes in a patient's condition. Prioritizes care based on appropriate identification of nursing diagnosis and patient needs Planning: Formulates a plan of care and/or nursing care plans based upon assessment and in accordance with provider orders and/or approved departmental standardized procedures. Identifies nursing care objectives and makes appropriate referrals. Prioritizes and coordinates patients care needs and activities as a member of an interdisciplinary patient care team. Modifies plans of patient care based on reassessment findings, specific patient care needs, and/or changes in interdisciplinary treatment plan. Assists in coordination with identified sources for discharge when available. Identifies appropriate tools and/or teaching methods for patient education. Implementation: Provides individualized and specialized nursing care and administers medications and treatments to patients as prescribed and/or in accordance with approved departmental standardized procedures. Observes patient's response to interventions and treatments and monitors for side effects of medication administration. Recognizes and responds to changes in patient status timely and appropriate. Performs efficiently in emergency situations. Implements the integrated plan of care and coordinates patient care activities with members of the health care team. Provides teaching including aftercare instructions. Recognizes safety hazards in the patient care environment and initiates timely and appropriate intervention. Uses patient care equipment and devices safely. Evaluation/Monitoring: Observes, evaluates, and communicates the effects of treatments and interventions. Reassesses and revises plan of care in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Communicates appropriately with patients and/or caregivers concerning care and treatment plans. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS 1. A license* to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 2. One year of experience within the last five years, as a registered nurse in a hospital, clinic or in a correctional facility. 3. Current certification** in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: License and Certification Information To compete in this examination process, applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing -OR- have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America. Applicants who have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America, may compete in this examination. However, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification list pending receipt of the required license authorized by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration, and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements. *The original license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and BLS certification must be presented during the selection process and/or prior to appointment. **Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. The required license, certificate, and/or permit MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of a qualifying online unproctored Work Styles Assessment (WSA) written test, weighted 100% covering deductive reasoning ability, professional potential, achievement, independence, influence, confidence and optimism, and reliability. Applicants will receive instructions via email on when and how to log on and take the online unproctored written test. Applicants who do not pass the written test will be notified by mail. Scores cannot be given over the telephone. Applicants must meet the selection requirements and pass the qualifying written test in order to be placed on the Eligible Register. WRITTEN TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. TRANSFER OF SCORES Applicants that have taken identical written test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their written test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months. TEST PREPARATION Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on Job Info Center, then click on Employment Test Preparation. You may also access test preparation materials for the computerized portion of the test by going to the website: http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While these study guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination to be added to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register without indication of relative standing in the exam. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services - Correctional Health as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Appointees may be required to work any shift and at any correctional facility, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Appointees will be in direct contact with inmate patients in a jail environment to provide professional nursing care and services to inmate patients. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Christina Ramirez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7619 Cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: