RELIEF PHYSICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $120.22 - $363.71 Hourly USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 363 USD Hourly

Job Description

Position/Program Information


FILING DATES:
November 24, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M. (PST)
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5473C

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

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 (4) 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.
All Department of Health Services 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.

THE MISSION:

To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

DEFINITION:
Incumbents in these positions are physicians assigned to a County Physician Registry and licensed to render professional medical services in a specific field on an hourly as needed basis.

COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
To apply, click on the link below:

https://apps.dhs.lacounty.gov/SpecialRecruitment/Questionnaire?examNo=Y5473C

Required Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Career Goals
  • Legible copy of certificate of completion of residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board.
  • Legible copy of California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.
Before submission of your information, it is necessary to ensure that all information is complete and includes all required documents as directed on the job posting in order for your information to be reviewed and processed in a timely manner.

The Statement of Career Goals is a narrative that serves as an effective way of assessing current career achievements and the means one should take for accomplishing such career objectives.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs medical work in ambulatory and in-patient environments, including primary, specialty and surgical fields.
  • Prescribes drugs and/or therapy, monitors patients' progress, records observations and changes, and adjusts treatments as required.
  • Consults with staff physicians and paramedical personnel regarding care of patients and/or medical and diagnostic work performed.
  • Provides consultation to other medical services, including specialists in other fields.
  • Maintains varied hours on a rotated schedule with other physicians to ensure that there is always a physician available.
  • Confers with medical and professional personnel in such related fields as toxicology in order to discover the main and contributing causes of death.
  • Conducts more difficult post mortem examinations.
  • Certifies as to the cause of death and testifies in court as an expert witness.


Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency program approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent training**.

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS
* Residencies may include:

Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Internal Medicine-General
Internal Medicine-Endocrinology
Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Critical Care
Internal Medicine-Gastro (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Gastro (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine-Nephrology
Internal Medicine-Public Health & General Prev Medicine
Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Rheumatology
Neurology
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology-General
Obstetrics and Gynecology-Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pathology-Forensic
Pediatrics
Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry
Radiology-General/Diagnostic
Radiology-Vascular/Internal Diagnostic
Surgery-Cardio Thoracic
Surgery-General
Surgery-Neurological
Surgery-Ophthalmology
Surgery-Orthopedics
Surgery-Pediatric
Surgery-Plastic
Surgery-Urologic
Surgery-Vascular

LICENSE:
California State Physician 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 III:
Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

**Equivalent training is defined as that training which the appropriate American Certifying Board formally recognizes in writing as being equivalent. Equivalent training for appointments to the specialty of Emergency Medicine will be that training and/or experience approved by the Director of Health Services.

Applicants who have completed a residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board must include a legible copy of their certificate of completion to the application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online.
Information pertaining to the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate

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 include a legible copy of their certificate to the application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online.

The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of a self-assessment based on Supplemental Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering experience, professional development and collaboration.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the 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 grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register and will appear 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.

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.

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, OR IN PERSON 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 the website.

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 the Class Specification and Minimum 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. 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.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

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

NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you may e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

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 applications 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:
Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst
(213) 288-7000
msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty .gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:

(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

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Base Pay

120

Job Address

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