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 and 2019, 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.

 

   

254 job(s) at Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
JOB TYPE: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER: B4741C POSTED DATE: NOVEMEBER 23, 2020 FILING START DATE: NOVEMBER 24, 2020 AT 8:00 A.M. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspend at any time with or without advance notice. DEFINITION: Directs, through subordinate supervisors, the administration of the mental health services programs of a medium- to large-sized clinic, or comparable Service Area-based and Countywide programs. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class report to a Mental Health Program Manager III or higher; and have responsibility for the development and direction of directly-operated and contracted mental health services programs administered for a medium- to large-sized clinic; or for the development and direction of comparable Service Area-based or Countywide programs. Within purview, incumbents technically and administratively oversee programs operated with multidisciplinary treatment and support staff that include subordinate supervisors; direct and participate in the design of treatment programs and the planning, implementation, and evaluation of program services; and coordinate program services with those of other Service Areas, Bureaus, and mental health contract agencies. This is second working level in the Mental Health Program Manager series. Incumbents must exercise a working knowledge of the principles of management and supervision; methods of program planning to meet service delivery goals and objectives; and the regulations applicable to the programs administered. Mental Health Program Manager II is distinguished from Mental Health Program Manager III by the latter's responsibility for administering a range of Service Area-based or Countywide mental health services programs through subordinate clinician managers; and is distinguished from Mental Health Program Manager I by the responsibility of this class for administration of programs for a small- to medium-sized clinic or programs of similar size, scope, and complexity administered for a Service Area or Countywide. Essential Job Functions Performs the full range of administrative supervision to plan, assign, oversee, and evaluate the work of subordinate staff and provides technical guidance and support to staff within scope of practice. Participates in the development, negotiation, implementation, and management of the budget for the clinic or programs overseen; ensures that budget and contract allocations reflect program priorities; and takes corrective action where necessary. Formulates policies and procedures with respect to program administration, ensuring compliance with Federal and State Medicare and Medicaid regulations for reimbursement claiming and maximum recovery costs for directly-billable services. Develops and monitors revenue-generation procedures and objective for programs managed, including achievement of revenue goals. Develops and implements reporting procedures to ensure that program services utilization and revenue data are reported to accurately and in a timely manner. Coordinates the delivery of staff training necessary to maintain mandated levels of services. Monitors services delivery to ensure that services conform to acceptable standards of care and establishes and modifies program monitoring and review methods as necessary. Oversees audits and the implementation of audit recommendations for programs managed. Represents managed programs in meetings with representatives of other County departments, State and Federal agencies, and other public and private entities. In conjunction with the Patients' Rights Division, investigates complaints from patients and others about programs and services under managerial oversight. Works in a collaborative and timely manner with departmental human resources representatives in matters such as employee investigations and performance, requesting new positions, and reorganizing and relocating staff. Initiates and approves requisitions for supplies and personnel required to operate programs administered. May assist in the negotiation, implementation, and evaluation of departmental program contracts within the jurisdictions served by the programs. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option I: A valid, current license* to practice as a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, psychologist, or registered nurse issued by the appropriate State of California licensing agency - AND - One year of experience providing managerial direction, through subordinate supervisors, in the operation of mental health services delivery programs comprised of multidisciplinary treatment******** and support staff, at the level of Mental Health Program Manager I**. -OR- Option II : A valid, current license* to practice as a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, psychologist, or registered nurse issued by the appropriate State of California licensing agency - AND - Three years of experience****** supervising a multi-disciplinary team******** at the level of Mental Health Clinical Supervisor***, Senior Mental Health Counselor, R.N.****, or Supervising Psychologist*****. -OR- Option III: A Master's Degree******* in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Nursing Administration, Psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or university - AND - Four years of experience providing managerial direction through subordinate supervisors at the level of Mental Health Program Manager I** in a mental health setting. 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. LICENSE(S) REQUIRED One *- In order to qualify, a photocopy of the required license must be attached to your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of application filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure will be considered incomplete until such information is provided. The original license must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment 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. Seven *- In order to receive credit for any college or university course, or any type of college or university degree, such as Master's or higher , you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts 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 to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov Official Transcript is defined as a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. A printout of the transcripts from the school's website is NOT considered official and; therefore, will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete or rejected. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION No Out-of-Class experience will be accepted. Two *-Experience at the level of Mental Health Program Manager I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as directs, through subordinate supervisors, the administration of the mental health services programs of a small- to medium-sized clinic, or comparable Service Area-based and Countywide programs. Three *-Experience at the level of Mental Health Clinical Supervisor is defined as the full professional level and under the general direction of a licensed clinical program manager, supervises and coordinates multidisciplinary and ancillary support staff in the provision of mental health services to clients. Provides daily administrative oversight to the team, with technical supervision of licensed clinical staff exercised in accordance with scope-of-practice guidelines. Four *- Experience at the level of Senior Mental Health Counselor, RN is defined as senior-level class that supervises primary providers of mental health nursing services to individuals, families, and groups in a range of mental health care settings. Five *-Experience at the level of Supervising Psychologist is defined as supervises professional and paraprofessional staff assigned to a mental health clinic or program. Six *-Supervisory experience includes responsibility for planning, assigning and reviewing the work of staff, evaluating employee performance, participating in interviewing and selecting new staff, and performance management. Eight *-MULTI-DISCIPLINARY MENTAL HEALTH TEAM DEFINITION: For this examination, multi-disciplinary mental health team is defined as a group of mental health care providers that may consist of psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social workers, marriage and family therapists, medical doctors, community workers, and clinical case managers that work together to assess the mental health care needs of the client and develop a treatment plan tailored to the client's identified needs. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Additional credit will be given to applicants with additional experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Mental Health Program Manager I, Mental Health Clinical Supervisor, Senior Mental Health Counselor, R.N., or Supervising Psychologist in excess of the Selection Requirements. Additional Information SPECIAL INFORMATION Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any 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. EXAMINATION CONTENT An evaluation of experience, education and training, based upon application, and Supplemental Questionnaire information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher 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 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. Retake: No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Mental Health. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application AND Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application and Supplemental Questionnaire. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Degree, License, Resume, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. For the time being, all notifications, including results 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 exams@dmh.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. Education information section must include name and address of school attended, complete dates attended, name of course/s taken, number of units earned, and degree/s earned. Work experience section must include job title, employer name and address, name of work area/facility, actual payroll title held and not the working and/or functional titles, from/to dates of employment including month, day and year, total number of months, total number of hours worked per week - not a range of hours (full or part-time), and complete and detailed description of related job duties. If range of hours is provided, experience will be prorated based on the lowest number of hours worked per week. LIST separately each job experience to be evaluated. Utilizing VERBIAGE from class specifications and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . All information is subject to verification. Applicants may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. 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 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 Department Contact Name: Celia Yeung, Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: 213-972-7038 or 213-972-7034 Department Contact Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone 213-972-7034 Teletype Phone 800-735-2922 California Relay Services Phone 800-735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATES: NOVEMBER 24, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. (PT) through JANUARY 7, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. (PT) EXAM NUMBER: J8700P TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEFINITION Under general direction, plans, provides, and implements psychological services and programs within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for a specifically-defined law enforcement client base. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS Positions allocable to this class report to an Assistant Director, Bureau Operations, Sheriff and function as staff psychologists at the full professional level, including: providing counseling/evaluation services to department employees and their family members, providing 24-hour crisis intervention services to management and department personnel, and providing human relations consultation services to department supervisors and management. These positions are distinguished from other psychological positions by their specific concern for the detection and non-medical treatment of stress, emotional and psychological problems, and crime-specific consultation; and with crisis intervention, negotiation, and the organizational diagnosis and development of therapies to solve a wide variety of psychological/psychiatric problems. Essential Job Functions Provides direct patient care to a large departmental client base by assessing and evaluating problems, diagnosing issues, and providing therapeutic interventions. Performs critical incident interventions for departmental personnel involved in on/off duty shootings, dangerous or serious crime situations, traumatic incidents, etc. Supplies emergency 24-hour on-call crisis intervention services; provides immediate professional psychological/psychiatric services under highly-stressful and/or dangerous situations; and consults, assists, and advises departmental management in approaches to crime-specific and/or law enforcement-related problems. Serves as a member of a professional psychological services team; plans counseling and treatment programs in agreement and conjunction with departmental policies and procedures; provides on-site and follow-up counseling sessions in response to a wide variety of client needs. Participates in professional staff conferences concerning psychological methods of assessment and techniques for treatment. Researches topics and presents comprehensive training programs, workshops, and lectures on a variety of topics to department recruits, supervisors, management, and training officers. Provides consultation and presents training to the department's Peer Support and Addiction Recovery Programs; implements programs for the early detection and management of stress, smoking cessation, marital problems, weight control, etc. Conducts psychological research, initiates studies, and provides research data to implement departmental programs; collaborates on multi-disciplinary investigations. Selects, administers, and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments for the diagnosis and evaluation of mentally or emotionally disturbed or maladjusted clients. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A Doctorate degree * from an accredited or approved college or university in Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Education with the field of specialization in counseling psychology or educational psychology or in a field deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology AND One (1) year of post doctoral experience in the practice of counseling and/or clinical psychology. LICENSE A license ** to practice as a Psychologist as issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology OR A license to practice as a Psychologist as issued by any other state in the United States of America, provided that the license as issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology can be obtained within six (6) months of appointment to the position AND 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 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 * Candidates must attach legible photocopies of their degree, or official transcripts of school records confirming completion of a doctorate degree from an accredited or approved college or university which shows the area of specialization with their application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your online application. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection. Transcripts downloaded from the internet are not deemed to be official transcripts and will NOT be accepted. **To qualify, applicants must submit a photocopy of their current and active license to practice as a Psychologist as issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology with your online application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your online application. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in application rejection OR A license to practice as a Psychologist as issued by any other state in the United States of America, provided that the license as issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology can be obtained within six (6) months of appointment to the position. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Credit will be given to applicants, who possess DESIRABLE q ualifications and indicate so on their employment application at the time of filing. Experience as a psychologist, providing clinical services in a law enforcement agency. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST. 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 following the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING 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); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on criminal probation. 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. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible list from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Personnel Command, Psychological Services Bureau. AVAILABLE SHIFT Any Shift APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING 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. All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaire ONLINE only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application. Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications 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 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS and you have completely filled out your application. To apply for this examination, click on the " Apply " button located on the top right corner of the screen. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. IMPORTANT NOTES Please note 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. FALSIFICATIONS 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 . CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL 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 c2cervan@lasd.org 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. NOTE: Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your online application. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection. Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents. 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 may erase a candidate's original application record. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 229-1621 TTY Coordinator Phone: (213) 626-0251 Department Contact Name: Professional Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 526-5611 Department Contact Email: sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org Closing Date/Time: 1/7/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH EXAM NUMBER: b8695C OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FILING START DATE: 07/16/2015 This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice DEFINITION: Under close supervision, serves as a staff psychologist by applying psychological principles in the following major areas: assessment, treatment, research, training, and clinical consultation. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically report to a higher-level clinical supervisor, and provide the full-range of professional psychological services relating to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and co-occurring disorders. Incumbents are responsible for selecting, administering, and interpreting various types of psychological testing instruments, and for providing individual, group and family therapy. The Clinical Psychologist I is distinguished from the Clinical Psychologist II in that the latter performs at the full professional level and may provide technical direction and guidance to the Clinical Psychologist I. These positions require knowledge of: Abnormal, developmental, personality, and social psychology; theory and practice of individual and group psychotherapy; crisis intervention techniques; applicable legal and ethical professional standards and Federal, State, and local laws governing mental health services; principles of psychopharmacology and psychobiology; psychometric and statistical theories and methodology; psychological research methods and experimental design; and the ability to: Establish positive and therapeutic relations with clients; conduct crisis intervention and make appropriate referrals; select, administer, and score various psychological assessments; design appropriate treatment interventions, evaluate results, and make modifications as needed; communicate effectively orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, management, and representatives of community organizations. Essential Job Functions Selects, administers and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments for the diagnosis and evaluation of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders. Generates reports of diagnostic and psychological findings and/or treatment recommendations. Performs direct service activities including diagnostic evaluation, structured clinical interviewing, and individual, group, and family therapy. Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency. Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client as part of the decision-making process. Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and reviewing relevant records. As a member of multidisciplinary treatment team, plans treatment programs and disposition of cases, including identifying treatment outcomes. Participates in professional staff conferences concerning psychological assessment methods, techniques and results. Provides testimony before courts of law on results of psychological evaluations. Assists in carrying out psychological research studies and multidisciplinary projects. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in psychology, educational psychology, education with the field of specialization in counseling psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. LICENSE: A waiver issued by the California Department of Mental Health in accordance with Welfare & Institutions Code Section 5751.1-2. Waivers for newly-trained psychologists shall not exceed five years from the commencement of employment in California, or as currently defined by the State Welfare & Institutions Code. Waivers for out-of-state psychologists shall not exceed one year from date of employment in California, or as currently defined in the State Welfare & Institutions Code. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Desirable Qualifications: Post doctoral degree experience in performing psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and individual, group and family therapy. Special Requirement Information: A copy of your degree or official transcripts MUST be attached to the application at the time of filing. As a condition of employment, a candidate will be required to complete the Mental Health Professional Licensing Waiver Request at the time of appointment. The Department of Mental Health will submit the completed Waiver Request to the California Department of Mental Health. Applications will be rejected if waivers exceed 5 years from the commencement of employment in California or are within 12 months of expiration from the commencement of employment in California and for out-of-state psychologists, waivers that exceed one year from date of employment in California. Additional Information Special Information: Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and desirable qualifications based upon application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on 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 email 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: Joshua Goldman Department Contact Phone: (213) 972-7046 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
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
FILING PERIOD: OCTOBER 22, 2019 @ 8:00 A.M. (PDT) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y5121U REBULLETIN INFORMATION: 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. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY 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. MEDICAL HUBS The Los Angeles County Medical Hub Clinics provide high quality, coordinated health care for children who are involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The Medical Hubs offer: Compassionate care by medical providers who understand the needs and concerns commonly experienced by children, families and caregivers in the child welfare system; Services for children in all stages of DCFS involvement, including medical assessments of suspected child abuse or neglect, comprehensive medical exams for children entering out-of-home care, and ongoing well-child care and sick visits. Linkages to pediatric specialty care for children with complex medical needs; Board-certified child abuse pediatricians and child interview specialists with extensive training in assessing suspected child abuse and neglect; Close coordination with DCFS Children's Social Workers and Public Health Nurses and the Department of Mental Health, to ensure that identified health, mental health and developmental needs are addressed. Essential Job Functions Performs initial medical evaluations for DCFS-involved children and adolescents. Provides initial consultation regarding child physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect (with support through on-site consultation with Child Abuse Pediatrician). Serves as a primary care provider for well-child visits at recommended intervals to address preventive health needs, keep immunizations up to date, track developmental progress, manage ongoing health conditions, and address parent/caregiver concerns. Performs acute care visits for DCFS-involved children (low acuity issues such as otitis media, jaundice, asthma, etc.) Collaborates with the medical home team members to provide child and family-centered care that is sensitive to the effect of trauma on families and children. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I. A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing or a closely related health field** from an accredited college or university AND a Master's degree* or higher in nursing from an accredited college or university. OPTION II . An "accelerated" Master's degree* (in the absence of a Bachelor's degree) in nursing from an accredited college or university. To qualify under Option II , Applicants must attach a legible copy of your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) diploma or official transcripts AND an official letter from the accredited institution that indicates the "accelerated" program with your application at the time of filing OR within 15 calendar days from application submission. LICENSE(S) REQUIRED: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse and a certificate to practice as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. An active and current Nurse Practitioner medication furnishing number issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. A current, active certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. 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(s) and certification(s) must be current, active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will not be accepted. Please ensure the Certification/License Section 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 each license as specified in the Selection Requirements. 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 meet the Selection Requirements, applicants are required to attach a valid legible photocopy of Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree with the application at the time of filing, or email the copies of degrees to exam analyst, Sylvia Jaimez at sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online. Applications without the required degrees will be considered incomplete, and subject to disqualification. **Closely related health field includes: Nursing Administration Nursing Education Health Science Healthcare Management Healthcare Education Healthcare Administration Public Health (for other than Public Health Nurses) DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with acute and primary pediatric health care. Experience managing child abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect cases. Experience with Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center (CCFMTC) Pediatric Sexual Abuse Forensic Examiner trained. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) trained. Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a self-assessment based on the Supplemental Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering experience, professional development, collaboration, and leadership and management skills. Candidates must 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 sjaimez@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 score on this examination shall be added to the eligible register without indication of relative standing in the examination. Successful candidates will remain on the register 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the North County Area Only . APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : We only accept applications submitted on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty Please ensure that you submit your application and additional documents by 5:00 pm, PDT, on or before that last filing date. We do not accept applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person. 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. Note: If you have issues submitting any documents during the online application filing, you may email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Sylvia Jaimez at sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include your full name, examination number and examination title in the subject of your email. 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, and description of work performed . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. 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 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 323-914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE 800-735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Sylvia Jaimez, Exam Analyst 323-914-7041 sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
LAW OFFICES OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY ALTERNATE PUBLIC DEFENDER FILING START DATE February 5, 2016 @ 8:00 a.m. (Until the needs of the Service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice) EXAM NUMBER 7-9248-F TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEFINITION: Performs legal work of average difficulty in representing the defense in criminal case accepted by or assigned to the Alternate Public Defender. Positions allocable to this class are characterized by the performance of legal tasks involved in representing the defense in a wide variety of misdemeanor cases or the less difficult felony cases accepted by or assigned to the Alternate Public Defender. Assignments at this level differ from Deputy Public Defender I in that attorneys in this class function more independently, but continue to receive supervision from higher level attorney personnel in the performance of their duties. Essential Job Functions Represents the defense in the trial of felony cases of average difficulty, mental health cases and the more difficult misdemeanor cases. Interviews clients and witnesses, conducts preliminary hearings, review transcripts, requests the investigation of facts and testimony, and confers with law enforcement officers, experts, deputy district attorneys, and other interested parties to determine the course of action that should be taken in behalf of their clients. Advises clients as to their rights and the actions they should take in court, including the relative merits of trial by judge or jury and the advisability of negotiated pleas. Prepares briefs, pleadings and other documents and makes motions for continuances, dismissals, reduction of bail and new trials. Represents the defense in arraignment, pleading, and probation and sentencing proceedings in felony and misdemeanor cases. Represents juvenile clients in hearing in the Juvenile Court. Prepares reports outlining the advisability of appealing cases. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: One year of full-time experience in the practice of criminal law representing either adults, and/or juveniles in delinquency proceedings, at the level of a Deputy Public Defender I* in the services of Los Angeles County. All qualifying experience must have occurred within the last seven (7) years . LICENSE(S) REQUIRED: Admission to practice law in all courts in California. 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: 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: *Deputy public Defender I performs beginning level legal work required in representing the defense in criminal cases accepted by or assigned to the Alternate Public Defender in the services of Los Angeles County. U.S. Citizenship is required at the time of filing. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an interview weighted 100%. The interview will cover training, experience, personal fitness and the general ability to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to placed on the eligible register. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Alternate Public Defender. 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 6 months following the date of promulgation. RETAKE PERIOD: No person may compete for this examination more than once every six (6) months. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles county employment application for this examination. Paper applications or resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m. PST, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE: Apply online by clicking on the "APPLY" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. 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 your application is incomplete it will be rejected. Attachment: If you are unable to attach required documents with online applications, you must email them to mcordero@apd.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of online filing. Please include the exam number and the exam title in the subject line. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other that 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 OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user IC and password. Using a family member or friends user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Department Contact Name: Maria Cordero Department Contact Phone: (213) 974-8244 Department Contact Email: mcordero@apd.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 974-8244 Teletype Phone: (213) 974-0911 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 18, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH5133B FIRST DAY OF FILING: 11/19/2020 Beginning Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 12:30 p.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 DEFINITION : This class provides professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS : Positions allocable to this class typically report to higher-level nurses or providers. Incumbents apply recognized nursing principles and practices in providing professional nursing care and/or services under close supervision in a variety of settings. Duties are performed in accordance with specific instructions, departmental policies and procedures and established general written standards of nursing care. Positions are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care as part of an interdisciplinary team. Incumbents serve as professional role models and may provide direction to others. Nursing practice at this level demonstrates the application of basic assessment skills; independent judgment and action; and adherence to patient privacy, confidentiality, and security guidelines. Essential Job Functions Follows established policies and procedures within their scope of practice. Complies with licensing and accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements. Conducts self-assessment of performance and identifies own learning needs. 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. Communicates and collaborates effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team as needed. Participates in patient care conferences, committee meetings, staff development, and 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. Remains up-to-date on current professional skills, trends, and issues. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains courteous and respectful relationships with patients, families, and co-workers. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner. Respects patient rights; adheres to and protects patient privacy, confidentiality, and security guidelines. Completes and maintains accurate and legible documentation and records in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Reports and may intervene in incidents involving patients, visitors, or employees. May delegate, assign, and/or supervise the assigned work of others including Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), nursing attendants, technicians, clerical staff, and students. May participate in approved clinical investigations or research studies in accordance with departmental policies. May participate in product evaluation and product standardization activities. May participate in organization-wide committees and projects. Assessment/Reassessment: An ongoing process which is continuous for the duration of the patient's stay. Interviews patient and other individuals to collect information. Observes physical condition including physically examining the patient. Identifies economic, educational, and cultural barriers; patient values and beliefs; spiritual influences; and age specific and biophysical needs according to accepted standards of practice. Reviews all available information, including medical records, patient history, and other documentation. Documents all findings and observations. Initiates reassessment of patients as necessary when a patient is currently or potentially at physiologic, psychological, and psychosocial risk. Recognizes deviations from baseline and interprets subtle changes in a patient's condition. Planning: Formulates nursing care plans based upon assessment and in accordance with provider orders, procedures and/or protocols. Identifies nursing care objectives. Prioritizes patient care needs and activities as a member of an interdisciplinary patient care team. Coordinates patient care in collaboration with other interdisciplinary patient care team members. Establishes patient goals and treatment plans. Modifies plans of patient care based on reassessment findings, specific patient care needs, and/or changes in interdisciplinary treatment plan. Assists in discharge planning needs. Identifies appropriate tools and/or teaching methods for patient/family education. Implementation: Provides individualized and specialized nursing care and administers medications and treatments to patients as prescribed. 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 appropriately. Intervenes when situations call for immediate action. Performs efficiently in emergency situations. Provides patient/family education based on identified learning needs utilizing available teaching resources. Counsels patients and care givers concerning patient care and treatment plans. Communicates identified needs and patient responses to members of the interdisciplinary team. Implements the integrated plan of care and coordinates patient care activities with members of the health care team. Provides discharge teaching including aftercare instructions, medication administration, follow-up appointments, and appropriate contact information. Recognizes safety hazards in the patient care environment and initiates timely and appropriate intervention. Uses patient care equipment and devices safely; recognizes when equipment and devices are not functioning correctly and takes timely and appropriate action (e.g. removing malfunctioning equipment from patient care area). Evaluation/Monitoring: Observes, evaluates, and communicates the effects of treatments and interventions. Documents patient's response to treatment or nursing care. Reassesses and revises plan of care in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Coordinates delivery of patient care with other services and disciplines to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Communicates with patients and care givers regarding changes in patient care and treatment plans. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.* -AND- Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).** 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 current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) This position requires the possession of a current certification in Basic Life Support to perform job-related essential functions. Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a current certification before appointment. 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: 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 QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing *** Experience as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care in a hospital, or a healthcare facility Experience using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, or Microsoft Powerpoint SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Please ensure the License and Certificate Section of the application is completed for the Registered Nurse License. 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 Minimum 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 current/unexpired BLS certification 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 EXAMINATION: This examination will consist of an Evaluation of Training and Experience based upon application, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added onto the list of eligible candidates. Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: 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 list of eligible candidates accordingly. 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, 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 resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed ONLINE ONLY . Applications submitted by mail, fax, or in person will NOT be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be received with your application at the time of filing online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Fill out the application and Supplemental Questionnaire accurately and completely to receive full credit for any relevant education and/or job experience you include. In the space provided on the application for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree(s) received, and degree major. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, start and end dates, the number of hours worked per week, and detailed description of work and duties performed. If the application and/or Supplemental Questionnaire is/are incomplete, the application will be REJECTED . NOTE: If you are unable to attach the required documents with your application online, you must email them to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of the application submission. In the "Subject" of the e-mail please type the Exam Number and Exam Title. Failure to provide complete, accurate information will impact the assessment of your qualifications and the acceptance of your application into the examination process. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that ALL information supplied by applicants and 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. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification, Selection Requirements, and/or Special Requirements information serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so it will result in the application being rejected as INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted. NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes in the format XXX-XX-XXXX. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number . California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 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
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: October 30, 2020 8:00 A.M. (PST) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y5459A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE ARE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION REBULLETIN INFORMATION - THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO REOPEN THIS EXAMINATION AND UPDATE APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT TO REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND EXAM NAME. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) i s 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. 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: Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians who direct the programs and activities of a very large medical organization. Essential Job Functions Formulates or assists in formulating overall policies and in planning and directing of programs and activities of a very large and complex medical organization. Has responsibility for such administrative aspects of the organization's medical program as budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating of the work with other organizational units and top management of the department. Assigns, trains, and evaluates medical and related personnel. Directs or assists in directing the training of interns, resident physicians, and medical and technical students in the work of the organization. Directs inpatient and outpatient medical services. Directs the establishment, improvement, or revision of the medical work or procedures of the organization to improve the level of care and service, or the utilization of personnel. Plans, directs and supervises medical research and the presentation and review of findings. Represents the department head at meetings involving other County departments, various public or private health agencies and other governmental agencies. Directs activities of nursing, counseling, laboratory and related medical support personnel. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent** -AND- four (4) years of medical administrative experience***. SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS: *Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties: Anesthesiology Dermatology Emergency Medicine Family Practice Int Med-General/Endocrinology Int Med-Cardiology (Invasive) Int Med-Cardiology (Non-Invasive) Int Med-Critical Care Int Med-Gastro (Invasive) Int Med-Gastro (Non-Invasive) Int Med-Hematology/Oncology Int Med-Infectious Disease Int Med-Nephrology Int Med-Pulmonary (Invasive) Int Med-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive) Int Med-Rheumatology Neurology Nuclear Medicine ObGyn-General ObGyn-Gynecologic Oncology ObGyn-Maternal/Fetal Medicine Otolaryngology Pathology Pathology-Forensic Pediatrics Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Preventive Medicine Psychiatry Radiology-General/Diagnostic Radiology-Vasc/Int Diagnostic Surgery-Cardio Thoracic Surgery-General Surgery-Neurological Surgery-Ophthalmology Surgery-Orthopedics Surgery-Pediatric Surgery-Plastic Surgery-Vascular Surgery-Urologic LICENSE: California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California. 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: **Equivalent certification is defined as that certification which the appropriate American Certifying Board formally recognizes in writing as being equivalent. Equivalent training for appointments to the specialty of Emergency Medicine will be that training and/or experience approved by the Director of Health Services. ***Medical administrative in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: planning, organizing, developing, staffing and controlling of a health facility, clinic, unit, ward or program. Applicants must attached a legible photocopy of the certificate of completion of a residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board and California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate to the application at the time of filing or email or fax it to (323) 869-0942 within 15 calendar days from filing online. The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighed 100%. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following: Experience beyond the Selection Requirements. 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 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. 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 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 vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may 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. 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 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 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, description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. 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 merisnkhchyan @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. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you can e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at msnkhchyan@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. 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 Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 msnkhchyan@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
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: Y4899K JOB TYPE: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FIRST DAY OF FILING: October 21, 2019 @ 8:00 AM, PST UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. 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 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 Designs, manages, and maintains a clinical or public health laboratory information system. Essential Job Functions Develops, designs and formats management reports utilizing a report-writer program. Conducts system-verification tests to ensure the operational accuracy of data transmission related to database/client and equipment interfaces and test code reproducibility. Acts as a liaison between the laboratory unit and other units within the medical facility, department or external agencies and clients concerning problems with the laboratory information system. Assists in implementing, supporting and may validate electronic interfaces linking the laboratory information system to other information systems or instruments. Assists in conducting training programs for laboratory personnel in the use of laboratory information systems. Analyzes and oversees and may revise existing laboratory information system applications and associated test code definitions for analytical tests on human, animal and environmental specimens. May act as liaison between the laboratory unit and the contract maintenance and repair service. Maintains and updates the master test file, user and client profiles, procedure and security clearance files and access user levels. Develops and documents backup procedures to ensure the viability and accessibility of laboratory information and operations in the event of system malfunction. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Three years' experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist* or Public Health Microbiologist** in a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) - certified laboratory. ***LICENSE: Los Angeles County Department of Health Services: Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the California Department of Public Health. Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Limited Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Microbiologist Scientist License, or Public Health Microbiologist Certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health. 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: * Experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is defined as: performs a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests within a specialized area (such as biochemistry, hematology, microbiology, or immunohematology) or across specialty lines using manual or instrumented methodology. **Experience as a Public Health Microbiologist is defined as: performs a variety of standardized public health laboratory tests within a specialized area (such as bacteriology, virology, serology, or parasitology) or across specialty lines. ***Applicants must attach a photocopy of the required license or certificate to your application at the time of filing online, or email the required license to exam analyst at Croy@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online. Applications submitted without the required license will be rejected as incomplete. The original license must be presented during the selection process and prior the appointment. The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using Cerner System for managing hospital laboratory reports. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualification 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 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. 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. 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 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 Christina Roy, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7837 Croy@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
Nov 16, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FIRST DAY OF FILING : August 02, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., (PST) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y8695A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REVISE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION . PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND EXAMINATION NUMBER. DEFINITION: Under close supervision, serves as a staff psychologist by applying psychological principles in the following major areas: assessment, treatment, research, training, and clinical consultation. Essential Job Functions Conducts diagnostic evaluations of inmates in lock-up settings to determine clients' post release level of care needs and to determine mental health needs while in custody and make referrals to treatment interventions to serve the criminal justice population. Uses forensic psychological training to assess diversion suitability and competency to stand trial. Provides updates to the court on a regular basis; presents in court for all necessary hearings; and provides testimony on behalf of clients. Assists providers to understand the needs of the court, requirements for treatment and legal standards for the specific penal code section applicable to the clients. Acts as consultant about competency evaluations to other clinicians. Assists judicial officers and attorneys understand availability of services to facilitate realistic understanding of treatment possibilities. Provides liaison services between court officers and treatment providers. Be able to answer legal questions about clients with attorneys and mental health providers. Assures the court receives timely progress report updates according to the court orders. Understands legal stipulations and takes those stipulations into consideration when developing care plans. Collaborates with and offer mental health training to probation officers, law enforcement, and other justice partners who will work with the population of clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client as part of the decision-making process. Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Reviews relevant records and information from both the criminal justice system and the mental health system when making treatment recommendations. Retrieves the reports for the court as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: A Doctorate from an accredited university in Psychology, Educational Psychology, education with the field of specialization in Counseling Psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. LICENSE(S) REQUIRED: A waiver issued by the California Department of Mental Health in accordance with Welfare & Institutions Code Section 5751.1-2. Waivers for newly-trained psychologists shall not exceed five years from the commencement of employment in California, or as currently defined by the State Welfare & Institutions Code. Waivers for out-of-state psychologists shall not exceed one year from date of employment in California, or as currently defined in the State Welfare & Institutions Code. The required license and certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certificate will not be accepted. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the required degree to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. As a condition of employment, a candidate will be required to complete the Mental Health Professional Licensing Waiver Request at the time of appointment. The Department of Mental Health will submit the completed Waiver Request to the California Department of Mental Health. Applications will be rejected if waivers for newly-trained psychologists exceeded 5 years from the commencement of employment in California or waivers for out-of-state psychologists exceeded one year from date of employment in California. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as a Registered Psychologist. Experience working in a locked, forensic setting. Experience working in a psychiatric inpatient unit of hospital. 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 experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added 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 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. 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 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 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 day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must e-mail the required documents to the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title in your email. 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. 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. ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8356 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 16, 2020
Full Time
.The County of Los Angeles Department if Health Services is seeking a new Administrative Deputy, open for County employees only. This unclassified position reports to the Director of Health Services and directs administrative operations through subordinate managers to support the department's mission and strategic objectives in the areas of Audit and Compliance, Capital Projects, Communications and Government Relations, Contracts and Grants, Human Resources and People Services, Organizational Development, Risk Management, Supply Chain Management and departmental programs such as the College of Nursing and Allied Health. Interested individuals must apply as directed in the brochure. To download the brochure, please go to https://bit.ly/32MrP68 To view and print a copy of the brochure for this position, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES IS AN ACTIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 15, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES EXAM NUMBER: Y5839J OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 01/13/2005 THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION . DEFINITION: Performs comprehensive physical therapy case management, consultative or liaison services for a large group of acute or rehabilitative, hospital or clinic patients, or children with severe physical and mental disabilities. Essential Job Functions Manages a caseload of patients with varied diagnoses and complexity levels, providing interventions, treatments, and services for acute medical, rehabilitative hospital, clinic, or California Children's Services programs. Arranges, schedules, and conducts clinics, evaluates and prioritizes patients for treatment and provides follow-up care. Supervises a small staff of physical therapy assistants or therapy technicians and student physical therapists. Assigns and demonstrates elements of patients' treatment programs, reviews their work and prepares and discusses their performance with them. Prepares performance evaluation reports. Evaluates referrals from physicians, family members, allied health or school personnel and community agencies. Selects patients for eligibility consideration and performs initial evaluation to determine therapy needs. Initiates referrals to specialists in hospitals, community or governmental agencies for medical and/or psychiatric evaluations. Serves as a member of a clinic health care team in making decisions regarding care for a caseload of clinic patients with widely varied diagnoses or with involved treatment problems who require continuing comprehensive follow-up care. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a physical therapy curriculum acceptable to the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association and approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California -OR- Successful completion in a physical therapy school or schools of a resident course of professional instruction equivalent to the educational standards approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California -AND- Two years of experience at the level of Physical Therapist I*. A Master's degree from an accredited** college/university in physical therapy, public health, special education or other related fields may be substituted for one year of the required experience. LICENSE: A license to practice as a Physical Therapist issued by the Physical Therapy Board of California -OR- have filed an application for such a license. This license must be presented upon publication of the results of the next examination after the date of filing for the 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 waling 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. Additional Information Special Requirement Information: *In Los Angeles County, Physical Therapist I provides professional physical therapy services to assist patients with physical or mental disabilities to attain, regain, or maintain physical functions or to adjust to their disabilities. **In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Master's degree, or higher in Physical Therapy you must include a legible photocopy of the diploma or official transcripts indicating the type of degree awarded and area of concentration, with your application WITHIN 15 CALENDAR DAYS OF FILING ONLINE. The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted. Special Information: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Available Shift: Any Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, based on application information weighted at 100%. 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 Ahsu3@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. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. 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 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. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. 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" 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 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 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, description of work performed, and salary earned. 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 fax them to 323-869-0942 or email 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: 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 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. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Annie Hsu, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7828 Ahsu3@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
Nov 14, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5134K FIRST DAY OF FILING 12/19/2018 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. REBULLETIN INFORMATION: 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. DEFINITION: This experienced level class provides professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. Essential Job Functions Effectively communicates and collaborates the patients, families, care givers, and/or co-workers pertinent information concerning discharge planning, changes in patient care, changes in treatment plan, patient medication administration, aftercare instructions, and follow-up appointments to deliver the best possible patient experience. Completes and maintains accurate as well as legible medical documentation in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Manages relationships with internal and/or external members of a healthcare organization. Participates in performance improvement activities; with a focus on patient experience, regulatory compliance, and/or departmental process improvements projects. Delegates, assigns, and/or supervises the assigned work of others including Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), nursing attendants, technician, clerical staff, and students. Participates in committees and projects at the unit, department, facility, and/or health system wide level. Seeks experiences that reflect current clinical practice to achieve and enhance professional/clinical competencies and professional practice. Serves as a liaison between committees, staff, and management. Participates in identifying and resolving ethical issues in the practice setting. Serves as a preceptor: expert or specialist who gives practical experience and training to new graduate, a new hire, a re-entry, or a nurse that is transitioning into a new area. Participates in product evaluation and product standardization activities. Participates in approved clinical investigations or research studies in accordance with departmental policies. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Three years of full-time experience* at the level of Registered Nurse providing professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. -AND- A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. -AND- Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their Registered Nurse License Number from that state on the application at the time of filing. Out-of-State experience provided on the application without the required license number will not be considered. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. A current certification issued by the American Heart Association's 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 within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. A valid California Class C Driver's 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: *Full-time experience is defined as a minimum of 36 hours worked per week and must be post-license only . DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: Additional experience beyond the selection requirements as a Registered Nurse providing professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution. In order to receive credit for a college degree on this examination, applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of your "official" diploma(s), "official" transcripts, or "official" letter(s) from an accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of 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 mteran1@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. 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 you 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. IMPORTANT NOTES: 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 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. NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the Exam Analyst, Martha Teran at mteran1@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. 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. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE BULLETIN LANGUAGE: 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 . ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Martha Teran, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7045 mteran1@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 14, 2020
Full Time
FILING PERIOD: OCTOBER 16, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. (PST) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y5047S TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY 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. MEDICAL HUBS The Los Angeles County Medical Hub Clinics provide high quality, coordinated health care for children who are involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The Medical Hubs offer: Compassionate care by medical providers who understand the needs and concerns commonly experienced by children, families and caregivers in the child welfare system; Services for children in all stages of DCFS involvement, including medical assessments of suspected child abuse or neglect, comprehensive medical exams for children entering out-of-home care, and ongoing well-child care and sick visits. Linkages to pediatric specialty care for children with complex medical needs; Board-certified child abuse pediatricians and child interview specialists with extensive training in assessing suspected child abuse and neglect; Close coordination with DCFS Children's Social Workers and Public Health Nurses and the Department of Mental Health, to ensure that identified health, mental health and developmental needs are addressed. DEFINITION: Under the supervision of a physician, performs medical examinations, selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and other special procedures to assist in the delivery of medical services. Essential Job Functions Performs pediatric initial medical evaluations for DCFS-involved children. Provides initial consultation regarding child physical abuse, sexual abuse, and/or neglect (with support through on-site consultation with Child Abuse Pediatrician). Performs routine primary care and follow up care for DCFS-involved children. Performs acute care visits for DCFS-involved children (low acuity issues such as otitis media, jaundice, asthma, etc.) Takes medical histories and performs physical examinations, utilizes diagnostic techniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation; evaluates physical signs, symptoms and medical history to assess patient's physical condition. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require the immediate attention of a physician and, when necessary, initiates, without supervision, emergency medical treatments. Administers treatments and medications. Instructs and counsels patients in matters pertaining to their physical and mental health. Orders x-rays, therapeutic diets, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or occupational therapy treatments. Maintains and signs medical records pertaining to treatments and examinations administered. Performs specialized procedures as delegated by the supervising physician. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: A valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California*. LICENSE: A valid License to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California. 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: *Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the certificate to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by The Medical Board of California at the time of filing or email the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online. The required license and/or certificates MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificates will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience in an acute or primary pediatric healthcare setting working with socially challenging pediatric patients. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the Selection Requirements. 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. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every 12 months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the North County Area Only. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any 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" tab 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 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 . 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, 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 within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. 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 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 to not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Social security number is 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: Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 13, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER Y5295Y FILING START DATE November 16, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY 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. THE 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: Under general direction, the Assistant Nursing Director, Administrator (ANDA), Infection Control provides supervision, management, and leadership for the hospital's Infection Prevention & Control Division. The ANDA is responsible for the overall facility compliance and adherence to infection prevention and control standards. This individual works collaboratively as resource and consultant across the organization, including associated clinics and clinic sites, in policy development, employee education, department specific infection prevention and control projects, and assessment and management of infectious or communicable diseases. The ANDA will work with administrative and clinical leaders to implement prevention measures hospital wide. Essential Job Functions Provides supervision, management, and leadership for the Infection Prevention & Control Division. Responsible for the overall hospital compliance and adherence to federal, state and county infection prevention and control standards. Maintains currency with, interprets and converts government regulations and agency guidelines into applicable facility-based policies and procedures. Ensures facility compliance with government and accrediting body regulations related to infection prevention and control. Monitors operational compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards, and recommends changes as needed. Plans, selects and devises nursing administrative methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffing standards. Interprets and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, Department policies and procedures, and applies recognized standards of nursing care. Advises nursing managers and other nursing executives on management, administrative or technical procedures and techniques. Conducts high level and detailed process flow studies to evaluate infection prevention and control clinical issues and researches best practices to develop reasonable solutions to identified problems. Performs outbreak investigations by collecting data from multiple sources, conducting research on relevant issues, and reporting to stakeholders. Answers inquiries on individual patient cases for public health department. Identifies patients at risk of infection, clustering or outbreaks of infection, variation from baseline HAI rates, and unusual presentations of infection, and takes appropriate steps to mitigate identified issues. Assumes primary responsibility for all aspects of project management for infection prevention and control projects. Determines personnel, material, equipment and facilities needed to accomplish program goals. Assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors and/or other employees. Conducts educational rounds related to infection prevention and control initiatives. Supports the organization's risk management program related to follow up on infection prevention and control-related Patient Safety Net (PSN) notifications and potential/actual litigated cases. Completes ICRAs which involve reviewing the applicable project, assigning risk/class level, and monitoring facility construction sites for compliance with applicable regulations. Participates in disaster preparedness (e.g. terrorist attack, influx of infectious diseases, earthquake, floods, fires, etc.) and updates/revises emergency policy content as needed. Participates in DHS-Wide committees and project groups to provide facility specific input and make recommendations for system-wide improvements. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. -AND- 2. Three (3) years of experience at the level of Supervising Staff Nurse I** or higher, supervising*** an infection control unit in a large hospital (200+ beds), or large correctional institution, or rehabilitation hospital, or comprehensive health center offering multiple ambulatory care services. LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their Registered Nurse License Number from that state on the application at the time of filing. Out-of-State experience provided on the application without the required license number will not be considered. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. A current certification issued by the American Heart Association's 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 within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. A valid California Class C Driver's 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 any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's degree or higher, 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 email to the analyst within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. **The Supervising Staff Nurse I supervises nursing activities in an assigned hospital inpatient care unit for a shift and performs professional nursing duties. ***For this examination, supervising experience is defined as planning, assigning and reviewing the work of staff, and evaluating employee performance. Applicants MUST meet the experience in the Selection Requirements at the time of filing. Los Angeles County employees wishing to claim experience gained in a position performing similar kinds of work which provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this higher-level position will be accepted. Applicants claiming such experience in County service must present written proof of such experience by submitting Out-of-Class Bonus verification, Additional Responsibility Bonus verification, or performance evaluations, at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Verification of Experience letters will not be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credits will be given to applicants who possess the following: A Master's degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. A National Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) issued by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Additional experience at the level of Supervising Staff Nurse I** or higher, supervising an infection control unit - in excess of the Selection Requirements. To receive credit for the desirable qualifications, you must attach a copy of your degree and certification to your application at the time of filing, or email the documents to the analyst within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: The examination will consist of an evaluation of education, training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications, 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 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 SHIFT: 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 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 the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. 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 applicants provide a valid email address. Please add sjaimez@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. 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. 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 to receive full credit for related education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. Please 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. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that All information supplied by applicants and 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 is made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . 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 requirements. Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be REJECTED . It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three elements: ACTION you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that action, and the BENEFIT that was realized from your action. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held. NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Sylvia Jaimez at sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please ensure to reference your attachment(s) by including your full name, examination number and examination title in the subject of your email. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employees have a Social Security Number. 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. 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 . ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: 323-914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: 800-735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Sylvia Jaimez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7041 sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 11, 2020
Full Time
The County of Los Angeles is searching for Chief Probation Officer to lead and direct the nation's largest probation department as it continues to build an innovative system, and the culture and infrastructure to sustain it. With over 6,500 staff and an $1.02 billion budget, the Chief Probation Officer is key to the success of the County's efforts to transform the Department into a truly rehabilitative and restorative justice system. This confidential executive search is being conducted by The Hawkins Company. To be considered, please refer to instructions the brochure below. To download the brochure, click this link https://bit.ly/33Ajked .. To view and print a copy of the brochure for this position, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 10, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y9020I TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD , UPDATE VACANCY INFORMATION, SALARY INFORMATION, SPECIAL INFORMATION AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE ATTACHED TO THEIR ORIGINAL APPLICATION. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE THE CORRECT EXAMINATION NUMBER AND EXAMINATION TITLE. DEFINITION: Plans, organizes and directs a clinical social work program comprised of at least six professional social workers for inpatients, outpatients, and their families in a County hospital, a specialized health care clinic or a managed care program. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes and direct all aspects of the Clinical Social Work department to ensure necessary social work services are provided to inpatients, outpatients, and their families. Evaluates existing and future clinical social work service needs in order to develop and establish goals, objectives and standards for the provision of clinical social work services. Directs and supervise the department, including Senior Clinical Social Workers, Clinical Social Workers, Medical Case Workers, Social Work Interns and Students, Substance Abuse Counselors, Community Health Workers, and clerical staff. Direct and supervise subordinate staff to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the programs, policies and procedures pertaining to the delivery of social work services to patient and their families. Participates with hospital administration, medical administration, the utilization management department, and other clinical/professional staff of other disciplines in the formulation of programs, policies, and procedures to integrate and coordinate services. Develop programs, policies and procedures pertaining to the delivery of social work services to patients and their families as well as those pertaining to the licensing and certification of professional social work staff. Conduct periodic quality assurance meetings with subordinate staff to establish, document, and review quality improvement trends and to implement plans for improvement. Represent the clinical social work services program and the hospital in community organizations and interagency meeting concerned with health care services. Determine budgetary requirements for personnel, supplies, and equipment and prepares the necessary documents to substantiate the request. Assist in the preparation of the annual budget by drafting written recommendations and justifications for new and additional positions, supplies, and equipment. Prepares performance evaluations of direct subordinate staff and reviews performance evaluations completed by subordinate supervisors. Resolves grievances, disciplinary actions, and other employee relations issues. Develop in-service training activities to increase professional knowledge and skills of staff. Interprets social work policies, programs, and procedures to other disciplines, departments, agencies, organizations and the public. Compile patient workload data and prepares reports to monitor level of service provided and to establish budget and revenue projections in accordance with regulatory health care agency standards. Plans and implements, in cooperation with schools of social work, a student affiliate program for supervised field work experience. Determines placement of the students within the facility, assigns staff to serve as preceptors for the students, and assists the preceptors in the selection of appropriate learning experiences. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Master's Degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and five (5) years of professional medical or psychiatric social work experience in a recognized social service agency, clinic, hospital, or public health agency. Two (2) years of the experience must have been in an independent or supervisory capacity at the level of the County of Los Angeles classifications of Senior Clinical Social Worker* or Psychiatric Social Worker ll**. LICENSE: A valid and active license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California 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. License/Certificate Information: In the license/certificate section of your application, be sure to give the title of your required certificate, number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Minimum Requirements. 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: *Experience at the level of Senior Clinical Social Worker in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Provides professional work services to patients and families presenting difficult and complex medical and related psycho-social problems; or, in addition to providing direct patient services, has responsibility for the social work activities of a small social work unit in a community ambulatory care setting. **Experience at the level of Psychiatric Social Worker II in the County of Los Angeles is define as: Performs a wide variety of professional social work services in connection with the treatment of clients in need of mental health services. The required license and/or certificate must be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificate will not be accepted. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience 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 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any 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 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, 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. In order to receive credit for the required degree under the Minimum Requirements, 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 fax it to (323) 869- 0942 within 15 calendar days from filing online. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or 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: Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 msnkhchyan@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
Nov 10, 2020
Full Time
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REPOSTING TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD AND UPDATE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. EXAMINATION NUMBER: PH5457A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Open Competitive Job Opportunity FIRST DAY OF FILING: Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 8:00 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. No Out-of-Class experience will be accepted. DEFINITION: Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians that have immediate responsibility, either within a geographical area or County-wide, for a general or specialized health services program or directs a medical division in a County hospital. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class have immediate responsibility for (1) supervising public health services in health districts within Los Angeles County jurisdiction, (2) planning, coordinating and evaluating specialized health programs on a County-wide basis, (3) supervising a medical division of a hospital or assisting in the supervision of a very large medical division of a hospital, or (4) supervising the forensic medicine functions of the Department of the Coroner. Essential Job Functions Formulates or assists in the formulation of overall policies and plans and directs the program and medical activities of a medical division of a hospital. Has responsibility for or assists in the administrative aspects of the division, including budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating the work of the division with that of other divisions in the hospital. Directs or assists in directing the training of interns, resident physicians, and medical and technical students in the work of the division. Directs the establishment, improvement or revision of the medical work or procedures of the division in order to improve the level of service or the utilization of personnel. Plans, directs and supervises medical research and the presentation and review of findings. Examines, diagnoses, and prescribes treatment for patients on a consultative basis, and reviews the care prescribed by staff physicians, resident physicians, and interns. Gives lectures and demonstrations to medical and nursing staff and medical and technical students. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent** -AND- Two years of experience in medical practice, additional training, teaching, or investigative work. LICENSE: California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.*** 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: *Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties: Anesthesiology Dermatology Emergency Medicine Family Practice Internal Medicine-General/Endocrinology Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Invasive) Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Non-Invasive) Internal Medicine-Critical Care Internal Medicine-Gastro (Invasive) Internal Medicine-Gastro (Non-Invasive) Internal Medicine-Hematology/Oncology Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease Internal Medicine-Nephrology Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Invasive) Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive) Internal Medicine-Rheumatology Neurology Nuclear Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology-General Obstetrics and Gynecology-Gynecologic Oncology Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal/Fetal Medicine Otolaryngology Pathology Pathology-Forensic Pediatrics Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Preventive Medicine Psychiatry Radiology-General/Diagnostic Radiology-Vasc//Int Diagnostic Surgery-Cardio Thoracic Surgery-General Surgery-Neurological Surgery-Ophthalmology Surgery-Orthopedics Surgery-Pediatric Surgery-Plastic Surgery-Urology Surgery-Vascular **Equivalent training is defined as that training which the appropriate American Certifying Board formally recognizes in writing as being equivalent. Equivalent training for appointments to the specialty of Emergency Medicine will be that training and/or experience approved by the Director of Public Health. Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the certificate of completion of a residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board and California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. ***INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE REQUIRED CALIFORNIA STATE PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON'S CERTIFICATE Applicants who have the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California MUST attach a legible copy of the certificate to the application at the the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of application submission to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov. The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: Additional experience beyond the Minimum Requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education, experience, and desirable qualifications based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire at the time of filing weighted 100% . Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added on the Eligible Register. Passing this examination and being added on the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: 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 eligibility. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS . Complete 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 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. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be received with your application at the time of filing online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button located at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for any relevant education, training, and job experience you include. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree received, and degree major. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work and duties performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be REJECTED. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that ALL information supplied by applicants and 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. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process. 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 it will result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and the application will be REJECTED. Comments such as " SEE RESUME " or " SEE APPLICATION " will not be considered a valid response, therefore, using such statements will also result in your application being rejected as INCOMPLETE . 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 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 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 Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone : (800) 897-0077 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 09, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER Y5121S FIRST DAY OF FILING September 8, 2017 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. REBULLETIN INFORMATION: 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. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: $8,923.93 - $13,000.50 Per Month Effective 10/01/17 $9,102.41 - $13,260.51 Per Month Effective 04/01/18 DEFINITION : Works in collaboration with physicians and within written guidelines to provide complete physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and episodic disorders. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are assigned principal responsibility for primary health care of patients. The Nurse Practitioner is assigned full-time to this role and receives professional medical supervision from physicians. Incumbents of this class proceed independently in the care and treatment of patients within the scope of practice defined and agreed to by medicine, nursing, and administration. Incumbents seek the expert opinion or advice of a physician whenever the incumbent determines if a case falls outside the scope authorized by policies and protocol. The Nurse Practitioner plans and implements and a physician reviews and confirms health care goals for patients. The Nurse Practitioner remains responsible for the patient throughout the course of the treatment, provides the physical examination, the diagnosis, and the health care plan, determines when the patient has recovered, and releases the patient. The Nurse Practitioner may refer the patient to physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment but retains responsibility for clinical management as well as any subsequent modification. Incumbents may review use and effects of psychotropic drugs and other medications as well as the characteristics of mental and emotional disorders. Essential Job Functions Assumes ongoing responsibility for each patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery. Performs complete physical examinations, including interviewing patients to obtain complete medical histories as well as ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations. Diagnoses and treats both chronic and episodic disorders including complications of otherwise routine processes such as pregnancy or childhood development. Establishes and documents the health care plan and prognosis, maintaining records of each case that are detailed and complete for any physician reviewing them to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan. Initiates drug therapy, taking responsibility for other reactions as well as therapy when performed prior to consultation with a physician. Determines when the patient has recovered from the disorder and releases the patient. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I. A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing or a closely related health field** from an accredited*** college or university AND a Master's degree* or higher in nursing. OPTION II . An "accelerated" Master's degree* (in the absence of a Bachelor's degree) in nursing from an accredited*** college or university.**** LICENSE(S) REQUIRED: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse and a certificate to practice as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing . Applicant's 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, active certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's 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 within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. 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 certificate MUST be current and unrestricted: a provisional, conditional or restricted license and certificate will NOT be accepted. 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 meet the Selection Requirements, applicants are required to attach a valid legible photocopy of Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree with the application at the time of filing, or email the copies of degrees to exam analyst, Sylvia Jaimez at sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online. Applications without the required degrees will be considered incomplete, and subject to disqualification. **Closely related health field includes: Nursing Administration Nursing Education Health Science Healthcare Management Healthcare Education Healthcare Administration Public Health (for other than Public Health Nurses) ***Accreditation Information: 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). **** To qualify under Option II, Applicants must attach a legible copy of your diploma or official transcripts AND official letter from the accredited institution that indicates the "accelerated" program with your application at the time of filing OR within 15 calendar days from application submission. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a self-assessment based on Supplemental Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering experience, professional development, collaboration, and leadership and management skills. Candidates must 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 sjaimez@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 score on this examination shall be added to the eligible register without indication of relative standing in the examination. Successful candidates will remain on the register 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. 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. 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 . 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 323-914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE 800-735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Sylvia Jaimez, Exam Analyst 323-914-7041 sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 08, 2020
Full Time
DEFINITION: Performs professional social work services in connection with the treatment of clients in need of mental health services. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are assigned to psychiatric hospital wards, outpatient mental health clinics, and specialized mental health treatment programs. Under the close supervision of a higher level psychiatric social worker position, a supervisory mental health position, or a psychiatrist, positions in this class perform psychotherapy and clinical case management with clients, families, and significant others to help resolve or find solutions to mental health related problems. Incumbents of these positions receive technical guidance and consultation to increase their skills in developing culturally and age appropriate psychosocial and emotional assessments, in formulating differential diagnoses and effective treatment plans, in applying the appropriate psychotherapeutic methods, and in implementing Client Care Coordination Plans (CCCP) to provide appropriate intervention for a wide range of mental health related problems. Duties and responsibilities require the application of professional skills and knowledge pertaining to the principles, practices, and theory of psychiatric social work. The Psychiatric Social Worker I is distinguished from Psychiatric Social Worker II in that the latter performs at the full professional level and may provide technical direction and guidance to the Psychiatric Social Worker I. 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 tentative 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. Plans and conducts the client's therapy program under the guidance of supervisory staff by considering the client's treatment goal and by determining the priorities of the programs to be dealt with and the length and modality of therapy. Provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups, families , and significant others. Provides case management services to secure resources for clients, families, and significant others in order to achieve treatment goals. Serves as a member of a mental health emergency intervention team and/or 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. Requests LPS-authorized persons to complete an application for immediate 72-hour detention at a hospital facility. 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. 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. Participates in multi-disciplinary team conferences to discuss and evaluate the nature of the client's problem, to evaluate the client's progress, and to develop a CCCP. May participate in research to increase knowledge of mental health problems and to improve therapeutic treatment methods. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree* from an accredited** School of Social Work. LICENSE: A valid and active Associate Clinical Social Worker registration issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Master of Social Work graduates must become registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences within sixty (60) days from commencement of employment with the County of Los Angeles. Active and valid Associate Clinical Social Worker registration must be maintained continuously until successful completion of the examination process for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Registered Associate Clinical Social Workers must obtain licensure within six (6) years from the original date of registration with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Failure to obtain licensure within the aforementioned timeframes may result in termination. 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: MSW concentration in Mental Health. Post-degree experience, within the last six years, in individual, group, or family psychotherapy assessments in a local government mental health agency. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *Withhold Information: Candidates who expect to complete the education requirement by the end of the current semester or quarter may compete in the examination process, however, successful candidates will not be placed on the eligible register until proof of graduation is submitted. Proof of graduation consists of the following documents that identify your name and degree: (1) Copy of official transcripts and college degree or (2) Letter from the Dean of Social Work on school letterhead indicating that all the requirements for graduation have been met and a degree has been conferred. Candidates who expect to complete the education requirement by the end of the current semester or quarter must submit, at the time of filing, a letter of intent to graduate from the school's registrar's office. Transcripts: In order to receive credit for any college coursework or any type of college degree such as master's degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited** institution which shows the areas of specialization, at the time of filing PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Additional Information 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: