Position/Program Information OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
EXAM NUMBER: Y5079AFILING START DATE: 3/29/22 AT 8:00 AM - UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. 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 25 health centers and four acute hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 employees, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 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 careDEFINITION:
Directs the operation of a small central service unit performing supply, processing, sterilization, and distribution of patient care supplies and equipment.
Essential Job Functions
- Formulates, develops and modifies procedures and policies and prepares written instructions, forms and manuals to improve and ensure quantity and quality of production.
- Plans, assigns and supervises central service workers engaged in packaging, sterilizing, decontaminating, ordering, receiving and distributing medical and patient care equipment and supplies.
- Screens and selects new employees and directs their orientation and training and evaluates or reviews all personnel evaluation and takes appropriate action.
- Keeps abreast of and plans for fluctuating demand for supplies and equipment and adjusts ordering and processing accordingly.
- Makes suggestions for substitution of items in short supply.
- Prepares and makes recommendations for the purchase of new or replacement equipment and prepares annual budget request for support of central service operation.
- Conducts periodic inventory and tracking of supplies and equipment.
- Conducts research on the kind, type, and scope of medical supplies and equipment by contacting vendors, reviewing catalogues, ordering samples and determining tests for new items to determine feasibility and desirability of purchase.
- Inspects facility supply stations to assure compliance with established quotas, safety and housekeeping practices.
- Maintains and establishes quality control by sampling processed items.
- Assists physicians in developing new sets by ordering and testing new instrument and equipment.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
One year's experience as a Central Service Supervisor II in the service of Los Angeles County.-OR-
Two years' experience as a first line supervisor in a central service organization.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications:
- Additional experience as a Central Service Supervisor II in the service of Los Angeles County or as a first line supervisor in a central service organization beyond the Selection Requirements.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSE INFORMATION:
- Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) certification* -OR- Certified Instrument Specialist ( CIS) certification* issued by the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association.
*The CHL and CIS will be verified by using the information on the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association at https://myhspa.org/certification/iahcsmm-certifications.html . Please ensure the Certificates and Licenses Section is completed. Provide the title(s) of your certificate(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for each certificate.
In order to receive credit for any certification for CHL or CIS, applicants must attach a legible photocopy of the certificate to their application at the time of filing or provide to the Exam Analyst within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Luz Pascual at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include your full name as it appears on your application, the exam number, and the exam title. Required license(s) and/or certification(s) must be active and unrestricted, or your application will not be accepted. Additionally, in order to receive credit for license(s) and/or certification(s) in relation to any desirable qualifications, the license(s) and/or certification(s) must be active and unrestricted. No withhold or out-of-class experience will be accepted for this examination. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements at the time of filing. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - 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.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire responses weighted 100%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to 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.No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.AVAILABLE SHIFT:
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.VACANCY INFORMATION
The resulting eligible register for 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. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
You may be required to verify your email address when logging in to the GovernmentJobs portal of the County's employment website. 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.
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 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. Do not group your experience. 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.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law requires that all employees have a Social Security Number. 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. 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. 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 individual 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 . ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-6365CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
800-735-2922DEPARTMENT CONTACT Luz Pascual, Exam Analyst
HR ESC Phone Number: (213) 288-7000
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