DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 08/13/2014
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
Performs direct patient care activities including diagnostic testing and evaluation and administers speech and language treatment to patients with communication and/or swallowing disorders, under the close clinical supervision of a licensed Speech Pathologist.
Title change effective October 25, 2004.
Former Title: Speech Pathology Assistant.
Essential Job Functions
Performs diagnostic testing of individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders using standard testing instruments and materials, employing behavioral observation and non-standardized testing procedures, as well as instrumental and standardized testing procedures.
Confers with supervisor concerning the interpretation, analysis, and evaluation of test results in determining assessment results of persons with communication and/or swallowing disorders.
Plans, develops, and implements treatment programs for persons with communication and/or swallowing disorders.
Prepares reports of diagnostic test results and reports of patient progress during therapy for patient hospital charts, for communication disorder charts, and for referral sources such as physicians, dentists, educators and social workers.
Submits written communications to outside agencies after being reviewed by the supervisor.
A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in speech-language pathologyor qualifications deemed equivalent* by the California Speech-Language, Pathology, and Audiology Board.
*Qualifications deemed equivalent meansthat, in lieu of a master's degree, the applicantmust presentevidence of having completedat least 30 semester units acceptable towards a master's degree while registered as a graduate student in a degree program in speech-language pathology or audiology. At least 24 of the required semester units shall be completed at a single educational institution and shall be in speech-language pathology or audiology. The required units DO NOT include credit for thesis, dissertation, or clinical practice.
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, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
Special Requirement Information:
Applicantsmust attach a valid legible photocopy of Master's degree or official transcripts to the application at the time of filing or fax the copy of degree/official transcript to us within 15 calendar days from the date of filing your application online.
Applications received without evidence of the required Master's degree/official transcript will be rejected as not meeting the stated requirements. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must be prepared to provide an official transcript from the college or university to verify the required degree.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based on application information weighted at 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on 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 score 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.
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
The resulting eligible register from 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.
Apply online by clicking on the Apply tab for 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 the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you met 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 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.
If you are unable to attach required documents, you must **** or email 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 applicants 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 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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