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MEDICAL DIRECTOR I/CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

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Job Description
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
FILING DATE: 3/15/16
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
EXAM NUMBER:
Y5463G
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
DEFINITION:
The Medical Director is responsible for the clinical care program throughout all the Sheriff custody institution.
Essential Job Functions
Responsible for the special care throughout all the Sheriff custody institution such as the urgent care program at Twin Towers and the Correctional Treatment Center.
Responsible for the clinical care program of the intake in the Inmate Reception Center for both men's and women's facilities.
Responsible for staffing of clinicians in various disciplines.
Responsible for the Quality Improvement program of the jail medical services.
Formulates, develops, and executes medical plans, policies and programs.
Maintains acceptable standards of patient care and the introduction of modern techniques and therapeutic agents.
Maintains acceptable standards of teaching programs and research.
Coordinates the professional services within the jail systems.
Coordinates the services of attending physicians and house staff physicians.
Coordinates the professional services of the hospital with other divisions of the Department of Health Services, other County departments, and outside agencies.
Sets the standards of professional conduct for the medical staff under his or her supervision within the hospital.
Resolves problems relating to patient complaints.
Disseminates medical information to the press and other news media.
Provides professional medical services as necessary.
Establishes annual goals, objectives, strategies, and makes recommendations for improvement activities.
Works closely with DHS executives, patient care providers and program staff to define and translate clinician requirements into specifications for new clinical technology systems.
Promotes the use of technology in the clinical setting.
Integrates evidenced-based medicine concepts into all aspects of program.
Controls the clinical and operational processes and workflows in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Ensures medical program meets progressive and developmental goals of future health care and operational needs.
Ensures compliance with all departmental and hospital policies, Joint Commission standards, and all local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Develops and ensures technology and functionality of program systems will meet progressive and developmental goals of future clinical care throughout the healthcare system.
Collaborates on group committees to lead the development of a coherent and integrated medical program strategy that integrates its diverse and dynamic goals and strategies with evolving healthcare business issues.
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.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Certification by an American Specialty Board -AND-
one year of medical administrative* experience.
LICENSE:
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 light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending to carry out job-related essential functions.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS INFORMATION:
Applicants must
include a legible copy of the Certification by an American Specialty Board and California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate with the application at the time filing or **** within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing on line.
*Medical administrative in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: planning, organizing, developing, staffing and controlling of a health facility, clinic, ward, or program.
The required license and/or certificates must be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificates will not be accepted.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in the operation of a mental health or substance use disorder treatment services programs in jail or correctional facility.
Experience in developing and implementing variousclinical services.
Experience in Quality Improvement of clinical services.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, and desirable qualifications based upon application information weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible register.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on 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 promulgation.
No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill a vacancy at the Sheriff custody institution.
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, FAX 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 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
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.
NOTE:
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:
All applications must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (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's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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About Los Angeles County
With a population of over ten million people, the County of Los Angeles has more residents than any county in the nation, and within its boundaries are 88 cities. It is rich in cultural diversity and home to world renowned museums, theaters, the nation’s motion picture industry, major universities, and numerous five-star restaurants. The mountains, deserts, and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, along with some of the world’s finest urban recreational attractions, are freeway close.
The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors (Board) who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year staggered terms. As the governing body, the Board serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. There are 34 appointed department heads that report to the Board.  There are also three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) for a total of 37 major administrative units or departments that currently serve the needs of the County’s residents.
Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2016, the County’s annual budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 is $29 billion, with funding for approximately 108,000 positions to serve its diverse population.
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