Position/Program Information TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity No out of class experience will be accepted. EXAM NUMBER
PH5459C FIRST DAY OF FILING
Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) This announcement is being reposted to reopen the filling period to allow additional application filing. U ntil the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
No withhold period will be allowed DEFINITION:
Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians who direct the programs and activities of a very large medical organization.CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class have immediate responsibility for directing a major segment of Public Health Programs. The Chief Physician III works under minimal direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Incumbents must demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practice of medicine with particular reference to treating mentally challenged, handicapped, chronically ill, and/or imprisoned patients; and of the principles of the development, implementation, and documentation of individualized care and treatment plans.
Essential Job Functions
Formulates or assists in formulating overall policies and in planning and directing of programs and activities of a very large and complex medical organization.
Has responsibility for such administrative aspects of the organization's medical program as budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating of the work with other organizational units and top management of the department.
Assigns, trains, and evaluates medical and related personnel.
Directs or assists in directing the training of interns, resident physicians, and medical and technical students in the work of the organization.
Directs inpatient and outpatient medical services.
Directs the establishment, improvement, or revision of the medical work or procedures of the organization to improve the level of care and service, or the utilization of personnel.
Plans, directs and supervises medical research and the presentation and review of findings.
Represents the department head at meetings involving other County departments, various public or private health agencies and other governmental agencies.
Directs activities of nursing, counseling, laboratory and related medical support personnel, as needed.
A Master's Degree* in Public Health from an accredited school of Public Health and four years of medical administrative experience** in a public health agency in adult health, maternal and child health or preventive disease control -AND- certification by an American Specialty Board in a specialty*** related to the required medical administrative experience. One additional year of the required experience may be substituted for the Master's degree. REQUIRED LICENSES:
California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.
- Applicants who have the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California MUST attach a legible copy of the certificate to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of application submission to firstname.lastname@example.org . or your application may be rejected as incomplete.
- The required license and/or certificate 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:
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 receive credit for the Master's Degree , you must attach a legible copy
of the Official Diploma, Official Transcript(s), or Official Letter from the accredited institution, which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application at the time of filing, or e-mail to email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission or your application may be rejected.
- Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) . (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information)
**Medical Administrative Experience includes experience directing daily administrative, programmatic and/or strategic planning activities for a public health agency in adult health, maternal and child health, or preventable disease control.
*** Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
attach a legible photocopy of their specialty certificate approved by the American Specialty Board to the application at the time of filing, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission or your application may be rejected as incomplete. Desirable Qualifications:
- Credit will be given for additional work experience beyond the Specialty Requirements.
Additional Information Examination Content:
Once we have determined that you meet our certification, license, and experience requirements, the examination process will consist of an evaluation of experience based on application information, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire information submitted at the time of filing weighted 100% .
Applicants must meet the Specialty Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination (evaluation of experience) to be added on the Eligible Register (hiring list).
Passing this examination and being added on the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. Eligibility Information:
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 eligibility.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Complete applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly. Vacancy Information:
The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. Available Shift:
Any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Application and Filing Information:
Applications must be filed ONLINE ONLY. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will NOT be accepted. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be received with your application at the time of filing online or sent to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Plan to submit your online application before 5:00 p.m., PT, 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 the County of Los Angeles Job Opportunities Website , 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.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button located on this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
Applicants must submit their completed applications before 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing.
Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Specialty Requirements as listed on this job bulletin. Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for any relevant education, training, and job experience you include. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work and duties performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be REJECTED.
Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries:
- Please note that ALL information supplied by applicants and included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
- Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification(s) and/or Specialty Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. In doing so your application will be dispositioned as INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted.
- Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered a valid response; therefore, using such statements will also result in your application being rejected as INCOMPLETE.
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. You may refer to their website
for more information regarding the reopening of some libraries with limited hours throughout Los Angeles County. 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. Do Not Share User ID, Email, And Password:
All applicants must file their application 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. COVID-19 Vaccination:
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. Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI):
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the in equalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Fair Chance Employer:
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. Equal Employment Opportunity:
It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will follow all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Department Contact Name:
Exam AnalystDepartment Contact Phone
:(323) 659-6546Department Contact E-mail:
HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 659-6546Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099Alternate Teletype Phone:
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous