PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST (NON-MEGAFLEX) - MEDICAL PEDIATRIC HUB CLINICS/NORTH COUNTY

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $562,541.28 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING PERIOD: 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: Y5476G

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.

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:
Incumbents in these positions are physicians licensed to render specialized professional medical services in a specific field.


SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION:
All persons appointed to the permanent position of Physician Specialist, (5476) who have been assigned to work at Los Angeles County High Desert Health Systems shall receive 10% of the base salary on the appropriate D table. Additionally, all persons appointed to Physician Specialist who are permanently assigned to work in a Los Angeles County Medical Hub Clinic shall receive 5.5% of the base salary on the appropriate D schedule when privileged to provide care in Forensic Pediatrics at the respective Department of Health Services (DHS) facility.

COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
To apply, click on the link below:

https://apps.dhs.lacounty.gov/SpecialRecruitment/Questionnaire?examNo=Y5476G

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:Curriculum VitaeStatement of Career GoalsLegible copy of American Specialty Board Certification in Pediatrics..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.
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.)

Develops new techniques within the medical specialty.

Conducts specialized research, special studies, and services, including preventive and educational strategies.

Performs non-acute forensic evaluations for child with suspected inflicted injury or neglect.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

American Specialty Board Certification* in Pediatrics.

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 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.

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS:
*Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their American Specialty Board Certification to the application
at the time of filing or email the required 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.

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.

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible 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.

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 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.

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) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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