PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST (NON-MEGAFLEX) (VARIOUS SPECIALTIES)

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 05, 2021
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $185,939.76 - $562,541.28 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING DATES: November 24, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M. (PST)

Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5476E

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov .

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing.

MISSION:
To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.
DEFINITION:
Incumbents in these positions are physicians licensed to render specialized professional medical services in a specific field.

COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
To apply, click on the link below:
https://apps.dhs.lacounty.gov/SpecialRecruitment/Questionnaire?examNo=Y5476E

Required Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Career Goals
  • Legible copy of certificate of completion of residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board.
  • Legible copy of California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.


Before submission of your information, it is necessary to ensure that all information is complete and includes all required documents as directed on the job posting in order for your information to be reviewed and processed in a timely manner.
The Statement of Career Goals is a narrative that serves as an effective way of assessing current career achievements and the means one should take for accomplishing such career objectives.
Essential Job Functions
Performs medical work in a specialized medical field, including specialized surgical procedures within a specialty field.

Prescribes drugs and/or therapy; monitors patients' progress, records observations and changes, and adjusts treatments as required.

Conducts training or assists in the training of interns and resident physicians.

Consults with staff physicians and para-medical personnel regarding care of patients and medical and diagnostic work performed.

Provides consultation to other medical services, including specialists in other fields.

Conducts the more difficult post mortem examinations and may provide training and lead man supervision over other physicians engaged in these activities.

Confers with medical and professional personnel in such related fields as toxicology in order to discover the main and contributing causes of death.

Certifies as to the cause of death and testifies in court as an expert witness.

Performs or assists in carrying out administrative responsibilities which may include such duties as budget preparation for the section, determining equipment and supply needs, carrying out personnel functions, or developing revising work procedures to expedite work load or improve level of service.

Assists in the planning and direction of health programs within the appropriate specialty.

Develops new techniques within the medical specialty.

Maintains varied hours on a rotated schedule with other physicians to ensure that there is always a physician on-call during non-business hours.

May conduct specialized research, special studies, and services, including preventive and educational strategies.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent training**.

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:
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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE COMPLETION OF RESIDENCY PROGRAM

*Applicants who will successfully complete their medical residency program approved by an American Specialty Board within 12 months of filing may compete in this examination. However, their names will be withheld from the certification list. Applicants MUST submit a copy of their recommendation letter from the Residency Program Director confirming good standing and anticipated successful completion date, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. The recommendation letter must be on a legible letterhead from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization. In the event candidates do not successfully complete their residency program, their names will be removed from the eligible register. A copy of the completion of residency program certificate must be submitted before final appointment.

Information pertaining to the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate

Applicants who do not possess a California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate at the time of filing may compete in this examination. However, their names will be withheld from the certification list pending receipt of the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.

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 include a legible copy of their certificate to the application at the time of filing or 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.
SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS:
*Residencies may include:

SPECIALTIES:
Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Int Med-General
Int Med-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
Preventive Medicine-Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry
Radiology-General/Diagnostic
Radiology-Vasc/Int Diagnostic
Surgery-Cardio Thoracic
Surgery-Critical Care
Surgery-General
Surgery-Neurological
Surgery-Ophthalmology
Surgery-Orthopedics
Surgery-Pediatric
Surgery-Plastic
Surgery-Urologic
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 Health Services.

COMMENTS:
THIS ITEM CLASSIFICATION IS FOR NEW EMPLOYEES APPOINTED ON OR AFTER MAY 20, 2008.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of a self-assessment based on Supplemental Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering experience, professional development and collaboration.

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.

Only the most qualified candidates will be selected and placed on the Eligible Register.

The name of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register without any 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 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 resulting eligible register 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.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, 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 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, 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.

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 sbermudez@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 may 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.

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:
Shirley Bermudez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-9089
sbermudez@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:

(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:

(800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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