DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
EXAM NUMBER: YSNS1
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
FILING START DATE: 11/20/2015 at 8:00am, PST. - UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE 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.Supervising Clinic Nurse I
Provides the full range of first level supervision to a group of nursing personnel in a clinic or emergency care unit.Supervising Staff Nurse I
This position has the full-time shift responsibility for supervising nursing employees of an inpatient care unit or ward who provide direct patient care and other services.
Essential Job Functions
- Plans and directs the nursing activities in a unit and coordinates activities and care with the medical and other health services staff and with other facilities to provide prompt, quality patient care and services.
- Interprets nursing philosophy, goals, policies and procedures governing patient care, security, safety, medications, treatments and other elements of the unit operation to employees, patients or others.
- Prepares work schedules and daily assignments to nursing staff members to perform the various patient care tasks matching skills of staff and duties to be performed.
- Reviews and formally evaluates employee performance; writes anecdotal notes on employee performance and counsels employees; interprets personnel and other applicable administrative policies to assigned employees.
- Establishes priority for patient care, prepares and revises patient care schedules and observes for disruptions in the even flow of patients through the unit deciding and initiating corrective action as necessary.
- Evaluates procedures periodically and revises them as necessary.
- Investigates and prepares reports on accidents and other incidents involving patients, employees and visitors
- Performs the duties of a registered nurse as needed.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify, candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
1. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.*-AND-
2. Two years of experience as a registered nurse leading staff** in the provision of nursing care or services.-AND-
3. Current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.***Physical Class III - Moderate
: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED :
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.
*To compete in this examination process, applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing- OR- have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America.The required license and certification MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certificate will NOT be accepted.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This exam will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 100%.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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.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 the candidates receiving a passing grade on this examination will be placed on the Eligible Register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.AVAILABLE SHIFT:
The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
.Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
Apply online by clicking on the "APPLY" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
:Training and Experience Requirements
**For this examination, lead experience is defined as assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the work, ensuring proper work methods are followed and providing technical assistance and training.
Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must attach a copy of their registered nurse license from that state to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date.
Applications submitted without the required evidence will be rejected.PLEASE NOTE
: Applicants who have completed the exam process with a passing score will not be added to the Eligible Register list until they have obtained a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
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.***Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required license and BLS certificate to the 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 as incomplete.
The original license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and BLS certification must be presented during the selection process and/or prior to appointment.
Fill out your application and supplemental application questions completely. 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. NOTE:
If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to Teresa Ruocco at firstname.lastname@example.org, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and 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 (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 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
323-914-7124CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
Teresa Ruocco, Exam Analyst
Closing Date/Time: Continuous