Position/Program Information FIRST DAY OF FILING: SEPTEMBER 18 AT 8:00 a.m., PT
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
.EXAM NUMBER: Y9019YTYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR WITHHOLDS ARE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION. 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 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:
Provides professional social work services to patients and families presenting difficult and complex medical and related psycho-social problems; or, in addition to providing direct patient services, has responsibility for the social work activities of a small social work unit in a community ambulatory care or managed care setting.
Essential Job Functions
Interviews and evaluates patients and family members to identify social, emotional, and economic factors which may interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.
Develops and documents biopsychosocial assessments and formulates diagnoses and treatment plans based upon evaluation of the patient's past, present and future medical and socioeconomic functioning.
Provides consultation services to multi-disciplinary team members by evaluating the environmental and psychosocial implications of the patient's illness when the team is assessing and planning medical treatment.
Provides orientation and gives instructions to multi-disciplinary health staff to further their understanding of the social worker's role in the treatment process.
Develops and implements psychosocial therapy modalities for patients utilizing a variety of therapeutic methods and techniques.
Confers with representatives of other departments and private agencies to resolve problems and to develop and maintain public understanding and sound working relationships.
Participates in social work student affiliate programs for training professional social work students through case assignments and technical instructions.
Develops and utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the patients.
Develops and conduct in-service training and staff development programs for social work staff.
Attends in-service training programs, continuing professional education, seminars and workshops to keep abreast of new trends and techniques used in social work practice.
Submits recommendations for charge to current social work services programs and procedures.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
A Master's Degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education followed by two years of clinical social work experience*.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
- Additional points will be awarded for experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.
A valid and active license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. All required licenses and certifications must be active and unrestricted or your application will not be accepted.
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:
This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
In order to qualify under the Selection Requirements, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcript(s), or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and attach a legible copy of the required license at time of filing your application or email the required documents to the exam analyst, Caroline Khodaverdian , at firstname.lastname@example.org , within seven (7) calendar days from filing your application online. When emailing documents, please include the exam number and exam title. The original documents must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment.
*Clinical social work experience in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Provides professional clinical social work services to patients and families presenting difficult medical and related psychosocial problems in hospitals, clinics, and community ambulatory health care settings.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience, and desirable qualifications based on application information, weighted 100%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination 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.
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION
The 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. 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 green "Apply" button at the top right of 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 5:00 p.m. (PT) deadline on the last day of filing, 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.
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.
Applications received without evidence of the required Master's degree will be rejected as not meeting the stated requirements. 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
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.
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.
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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.
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. 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.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
Caroline Khodaverdian, Exam Analyst
Telephone Number : (213) 288-7000
Email Address: email@example.com ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 914-6365 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
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Closing Date/Time: 12/1/2023 5:00 PM Pacific