Position/Program InformationTYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
EXAM NUMBER: YSCS1
FILING START DATE: 06/19/18 AT 8:00 A.M. PST - UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.COVID-19 VACCINATION:
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.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 (4) 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. Supervising Clinic Nurse II
This position has the responsibility for the supervision of nursing services in a clinic or emergency care unit.Supervising Staff Nurse II
This position has the responsibility for providing 24-hour supervision of nursing activities in an assigned inpatient care unit or ward and performs professional nursing duties -OR- during a shift supervises nursing activities of an area consisting of several wards or other inpatient care units or wards.
Essential Job Functions
Establishes and makes adjustments to nursing schedules to distribute required nursing skills on one or more shifts and requests changes in staffing on the basis of changing ward census, workload and needs of patients.
Supervises patient care delivery and nursing activities provided by the staff and collaborates with other disciplines and departments to provide care/services in assigned areas.
Enforces and interprets regulatory requirements, nursing standards, goals, hospital and nursing policies and procedures governing patient care, security, safety, and unit operations.
Reviews and updates policy and procedures for assigned areas and conducts staff meetings to disseminate information, policies, and changes in policies and/or directives.
Evaluates and reviews evaluations of employee performance. Prepares formal answers to and recommends the adjustment of grievances and disciplinary action.
Ensures that staff are qualified to work in the assigned unit, coordinating orientation of new staff, assessing and validating skill sets and coordinating in-service instruction and mandatory classes.
Investigates and answers formal patient complaints, queries, and patient events and prepares reports and implements corrective action plans.
Establishes and coordinates quality performance improvement activities.
Manages and monitors budget and resource utilization to ensure compliance with established budget. Collaborates with other departments to obtain resources and equipment required to deliver care.
To qualify, candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
1. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.*-AND-
2. Two years of experience as a registered nurse providing direct administrative and technical supervision** to nurses including registered nurses.-AND-
3. Current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.*** LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED :
- A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.*
Applicant's must ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements.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.
- A current, active certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.***
attach a legible photocopy of the required BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected.
Physical Class III - Moderate
- 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.
: 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
: Training and Experience Requirements
**For this examination, supervision must have included the planning, assigning, reviewing work of staff and evaluating employee performance.
Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must attach a copy of their registered nurse license from that state to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date.
Experience claimed without the required evidence of licensure will not be considered.
The original license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and BLS certification must be presented during the selection process and/or prior to appointment.Please Note
: All information is subject to verification at any time in the examination and hiring process.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualification:
- A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited nursing program.****
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited nursing program.****
- Any additional experience in excess of the selection requirements.
Be advised that in order to receive credit for the desired degree, you MUST
include a legible copy of the official diploma and/or transcripts which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing, or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online
. Copies of official transcripts are accepted. Unofficial copies of transcripts are not considered and will not be accepted with your application.
Additional InformationEXAMINATION CONTENT
The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and Desirable Qualifications, weighted 100%Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
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. 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 placed on 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 for 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.Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
Apply online by clicking on the "APPLY" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.Falsification of any information may result in disqualification and/or rescindment of appointment.
Fill out your application and supplemental application questions completely. 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.NOTE:
If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to Alvonte Harraway at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online
. Please include the exam number and exam title.
from the 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
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire to document specific education and work experience; and to acknowledge the nature of the job duties and willingness to perform those duties. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
: All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.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 applications 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.ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-6365CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
(800) 735-2922DEPARTMENT CONTACT
Alvonte Harraway, Exam Analyst
HR ESC phone number is (213) 288-7000
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