DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
FIRST FILING DATE
: 7/28/17 AT 8:00 A.M., PST
Until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
Acts as the head of the medical department at one of the smaller County hospitals
or 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.
Certification by an American Specialty Board* and two (2) years of medical administrative** experience.
***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 lightlifting toa 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 fifteen (15) 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 15 calendar days from filing online.
The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted.
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.
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 gradein 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 evening, nights, weekends, and holidays.
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.
Apply online by clicking on the green button at the right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this 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.
from Class Specification and SelectionRequirements 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.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., P.S.T., on the last date of filing will not be accepted.
If you are unable to attach required documents, you must **** or 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.
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.
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