MEDICAL DIRECTOR I

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $350,208.00 - $469,464.00 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 469464 USD Annually

Job Description

Position/Program Information

START OF FILING PERIOD:

August 11, 2023 8:00 A.M. (PDT)

UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

EXAM NUMBER:

Y5463I

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

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, four acute 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 $6.9 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:
Acts as the head of the medical department at one of the smaller County hospitalsor medically-related program for the Department of Health Services.

Essential Job Functions

Establishes annual goals, objectives, strategies, and makes recommendations for improvement activities.

Ensures directly and collaborates to lead the development of a coherent and integrated medical program strategy, integrating progressive, developmental, diverse and dynamic goals and strategies with evolving healthcare and operational needs.

Works closely with DHS executives, patient care providers and program staff to define and translate clinician requirements into specifications for new clinical technology systems.

Coordinates the professional services of the comprehensive health center within and with other divisions of the Department of Health Services, Agency departments, other County departments, and outside agencies.

Performs administrative duties such as preparing budgets, determining equipment and supply needs, personnel-related issues, developing and revising work procedures concerning workload and levels of service.

Sets the standards of professional conduct for the medical staff under supervision within the comprehensive health center.

Provides professional medical services as necessary.

Disseminates medical information to the press and other news media.

Directs, formulates, develops, and executes medical plans and medical-related policies and programs,

Maintains relationships with hospital, professional groups and cooperating medical schools with respect to standards of medical training and service.

Resolves problems relating to patient complaints.

Ensures compliance with all departmental/Ambulatory Care Network policies and all local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Integrates evidenced-based medicine concepts into all aspects of program.

Develops and ensures technology and functionality of program systems will meet progressive and developmental goals of future clinical care throughout the healthcare system.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Certification by an American Specialty Board* and two (2) years of medical administrative** experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Additional points will be awarded for experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.
LICENSE:
***California State Physician's 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 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:
*In order to meet the the Selection Requirements, you must submit a legible copy of the Certification by an American Specialty Board with the application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days of filing online.

**Medical administrative in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: planning, organizing, developing, staffing and controlling of a health facility, clinic, unit, ward or program.

***Applicant must attach a legible photocopy of their valid California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California with your application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from filing online.

All required licenses and certifications must be active and unrestricted or your application will not be accepted.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information, weighted 100%.

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

SPECIAL INFORMATION
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evening, nights, weekends, and holidays.

AVAILABLE SHIFT:

Any

VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register for this examination wil 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., PDT, on the last day of filing 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.

Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from Los Angeles County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices.

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 may 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.

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 truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com and noreply@governmentjob.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.
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 .


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.

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.

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 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.

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-6365

Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Teresa Ruocco, Exam Analyst
(213) 288-7000
truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov

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Base Pay

350,208

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map