OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
FIRST DAY OF FILING:
SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 @8:00 AM, PSTUNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE 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:
Assists in the administration of a County hospital by managing and coordinating the supporting services for the patient care programs of a moderate sized area of the hospital.
Essential Job Functions
Develops policies and procedures for the effective operation of hospital services in the assigned areas; initiates corrective action if services do not meet established standards.
Serves as liaison with medical, nursing and support services to develop and effectively implement plans for patient care.
Meets with division heads regarding handling of operational problems; answers questions and provides information regarding departmental and County procedures and policies.
Supervises the work of a small administrative or hospital support staff.
Assists in coordinating the operation of the hospital with other divisions of the Department of Health Services, other County departments, and outside agencies.
Conducts operational studies to recommend adjustments in the organization, staffing, systems and procedures.
Develops and controls the annual budget for the assigned area.
Investigates and resolves complaints from patients, hospital staff and the general public.
Develops managerial skills of line managers and supervisors in the hospital policies, procedures and management practices.
Conducts special investigations and participates on committees considering and developing recommendations for the solution of problems having hospital-wide impact.
Develops plans for reorganization or decentralization of hospital services; and supervises the implementation of the changes.
Recommends space allocations for assigned areas and activities; analyzes and approves proposed space remodeling; coordinates implementation of space changes or move.
Represents the unit administrator on various hospital committees.
Serves as Hospital Administration liaison, manages outcomes, and establishes administrative and operation policies and procedures.
Collaborates with other department managers to formulate and execute operational plans related to business operations, resources management, patient services, safety and security.
Interprets and uses data to drive initiatives and manages projects related to program development, performance improvement and strategic planning.
Assures that clinic operational policy and practice is consistent with compliance with licensure, regulatory and accreditation standards.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
One (1) year of administrative experience in managing and coordinating supporting services for a small patient care program in a health care setting* at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Assistant Hospital Administrator I** or higher.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
*Healthcare setting includes a hospital, outpatient clinic, psychiatric inpatient and outpatient facility, community health agency, skilled nursing facility, long-term care facility, or hospice where professional services are administered.
**Experience at the level of Assistant Hospital Administrator I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Assists in the administration of a County hospital by managing and coordinating the supporting services for the patient care programs of a small area of the hospital. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONSAdditional credit will be given to applicants who possess desirable qualifications in excess of the Selection Requirements:
A Master's degree in Healthcare Administration or Business Administration from an accredited graduate school.
In order to receive credit for a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration or a Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited graduate school, you must include a legible photocopy of the degree at the time of filing or you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information, weighted 100%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add 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.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:
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.
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 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
Oscar Ramirez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-5154ORamirez@dhs.lacounty.govADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE