OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITYEXAM NUMBER: Y5261FORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 10/04/2013All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a
condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required
to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for
qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates
should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring
department. 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. SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: $48.79 - $54.24 Per Hour, Effective 10/01/16$49.77 - $55.32 Per Hour, Effective 10/01/17$50.77 - $56.43 Per Hour, Effective 04/01/18BENEFITS INFORMATION:
Pension Savings Plan for part-time, temporary, seasonal.POSITION/PROGRAM INFORMATION:
The Department of Health Services (DHS) is implementing an Internal Registry Program at all DHS hospitals. The Internal Registry Program, utilizing relief nurses is designed to supplement the staffing needs of the facility as the needs arise maintaining continuity of care and quality patient care. 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. Through its integrated system of 26 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 $6.5 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.
For additional information regarding DHS, please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . MISSION:
To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care
Essential Job Functions
- Provides direct patient care for patients that require specialty services and nursing care.
- Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of patient care, delegation and coordination of nursing care and utilization of the nursing process as part of an interdisciplinary team.
- Provides patient and family education.
- Communicates and collaborates effectively with patients and as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
- Performs work with integrity and in compliance with professional nursing practice standards, policies and procedures, respecting patients' privacy and confidentiality.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
1. One year of experience within the last five years, as a registered nurse providing acute direct
patient care in a hospital.
2. Current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support
(BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.
3. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered
Nursing.Please see Special Requirement Information for additional information regarding the requirements.
PHYSICAL CLASS: 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.
Additional Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION :Training and Experience Requirements
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.
Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure will be considered incomplete.License and Certification Information
Please 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 must attach a legible photocopy of the BLS certification to their application at the time of filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure and/or 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.The required license and certification MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted.SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.AVAILABLE SHIFT:
Any shiftEXAMINATION CONTENT:
An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. 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 Dbeamonfirstname.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.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
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 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. 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 "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.
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, 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 documents to your application, you may email the documents to Darlene Beamonfirstname.lastname@example.org, within 15 calendar days of filing online
. Please include the exam number and the exam title.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 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.DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Darlene Beamon-Thomas, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-5213ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: