HEAD CONTRACT PROGRAM AUDITOR

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $92,175.36 - $124,214.16 Annually USD

Job Description

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT

Open Competitive Job Opportunity

EXAM NUMBER

Y4619A

FIRST DAY OF FILING

August 3, 2022 @ 8:00 AM, PT

Applications will be accepted until needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

All 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.

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 over 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.5 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:
Directs the work of several teams of Contract Program Auditors with responsibility for the planning, negotiation, and monitoring of contracts with private agencies providing health services to Los Angeles County.
Essential Job Functions
Has immediate responsibility for the planning, organization, administration, and monitoring of a large number of contractual services programs to ensure, proper utilization of funds and provision of services.

Consults with clinical, administrative, and program planning staff in developing contract policy, procedures and standards, and in concert with them, evaluates and controls results to ensure fiscal and programmatic accountability.

Assists in the preparation of the annual risk-based audit plans and the aggregating and submittal of required reporting from Department of Health Services' (DHS) Program Offices and/or Medical Facilities.

Represents the County in contract matters with various hospitals and health services providers, other County departments, local, state and federal agencies and other concerned parties, public and private.

Represents the DHS' Contract Monitoring at the Board of Supervisor's Audit Committee meetings and Executive Meetings regarding complex and sensitive contract monitoring issues requiring a comprehensive knowledge of County contract monitoring for DHS Community Programs and/or Medical Facilities.

Provides training and technical assistance to the Program Managers in DHS's Community Programs and/or Medical Facilities.

Determines fiscal needs of various contracts and agreements and develops procedures and controls to assure appropriate monitoring of expenditures.

Directs the preparation of the contract program budget-funding plan through the allocation of various categorical funds available to specific contract service agreements.

Evaluates proposals for contract services; supervises the drafting of proposed contract agreements and reviews and approves documents prior to technical review and formal implementation.

Analyzes requests for contract program modifications and supervises the development of and implementation of recommended policies and procedures for the management of contracted services.

Reviews and approves all contract agency budgets and any contract agency budget revisions.

Prepares reports on new program requests, as well as reports on the progress of current programs.

Directs studies of workload requirements and makes staffing adjustments.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Option 1: Four (4) years' experience at the level of a Contract Program Auditor* monitoring and evaluating health services contracts for compliance, two (2) years' of which experience must have been in a supervisory capacity**.

Option 2: Two (2) years' experience at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Senior Contract Program Auditor***.

P HYSICAL 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:
*Experience at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Contract Program Auditor is defined as: Conducts program evaluation audits of hospitals, day-care centers and related health facilities to ensure that appropriate quality of care is maintained by private agencies with contracts.

**Supervisory Capacity is defined as: A dministrative and technical supervision that includes planning, assigning, reviewing work of staff, and evaluating employee performance.

***Experience at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Senior Contract Program Auditor is defined as: Supervises a staff of Contract Program Auditors engaged in monitoring and evaluating health services provided by private agencies with contracts.

Out-Of-Class Experience: County employees who wish to meet the requirements using out-of-class experience will be considered for this examination. Those claiming out-of-class experience should describe their out-of-class duties in detail in the WORK EXPERIENCE and SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS section of their application. Applicants are also encouraged to submit any supporting documentation such as out of class/additional responsibility bonuses, verification of experience documents, and performance evaluations in order to assist staff's review of applicants' qualifications.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Additional credit will be given to applicants that possess the following desirable qualifications:
  • Option 1: Any additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirements which includes supervisory experience.
  • Option 2: Any additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this 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 score in 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.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :

AVAILABLE SHIFT:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

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, regency 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 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., PT, 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.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5 p.m. (PT) deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.

For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add yramos@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. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position 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.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • All information and documents provided by applicants 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 Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.
  • Please access the link below for important Employment Information.

    http://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhr/247636_EmploymentInformation.pdf

NOTE: We must receive all required documents, if any, at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of submitting your online application. Please check your application to ensure that the documents are uploaded by logging on to County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources website and reviewing your submitted application. Applicants must submit all documents to be considered (official diplomas, official transcripts, certificates, etc.) during application submission. All documents must be clear and legible. Although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to the online application, resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at yramos@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title on the email.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed person have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.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's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:Yolanda Ramos, Exam Analyst
Phone: (323) 914-5220
E-mail: yramos@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

TELETYPE PHONE:
(800) 899-4099
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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