Los Angeles County

With a population of more than 10 million people and 88 cities, Los Angeles County has more residents than any county in the nation. 

The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year terms. As the governing body, the Board of Supervisors serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. Three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) also serve the needs of the County’s residents. The County employs nearly 112,000 full-time personnel to serve its diverse population. 

Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2018, the County has an annual budget in excess of $30 billion with 35 major administrative units or departments serving the needs of the County’s residents.

 

   

289 job(s) at Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FIRST DAY OF FILING: MARCH 01, 2019 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) EXAM NUMBER: Y5135J TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY Due to Manpower shortage recruitment, incumbents and appointees in the nursing of Integrated Correctional Health Service shall be compensated at Step 3. Manpower Shortage Recruitment established in the Los Angeles County Code Section 6.10.050. The recruitment rates shall remain in effect through June 30,2020. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION: This proficient level class provides professional nursing care and services to patients and inmates in a variety of settings. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this proficient level class typically report to a supervisory or management level nurse. Positions apply experienced judgment and nursing principles and practices in providing professional nursing care to patients under minimal supervision. Nurses at this level understand patients' needs as they progress across the continuum and develop effective relationships with the health care team to formulate integrated approaches to care. Incumbents recognize a wide range of subtle cues, extract information from cues, and demonstrate clinical forethought to anticipate likely clinical events and intervene decisively. Positions have responsibility for the coordination of multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. Positions also have responsibility for incorporating evidence-based practice, including current research and literature, best practice, consensus statements, community standards, and recommendations from professional organizations into care delivery. Assignments may include any inpatient or outpatient setting with a varying and highly complex patient population. Positions are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care as part of an interdisciplinary team. Positions also precept, coach, and mentor other nursing and non-nursing staff. As a mentor, positions foster a nurturing relationship between professionals that is not confined to place or limited by time. The position demonstrates effective collaboration, skilled communication, an assertive leadership style, and independent judgment. Incumbents anticipate and prevent barriers to care through facilitation of and active participation in system changes. Practices in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, established standards of nursing care, and standards of professional performance. Essential Job Functions Assessment : Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing issues presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning. Assessment includes identifying less obvious or common relationships in collected data and taking appropriate steps to mitigate their impact on the provision and quality of nursing services. In addition, at this level, assessment involves predicting diverse patient need for care, potential need for care, and the validation of data collected by others. At this level assessment involves recognizing subtle trends before explicit diagnostic signs are evident. Collects and analyzes data from multiple sources. Assesses, evaluates and documents the patients' physical, medical and psychosocial circumstances; identifies economic or cultural barriers and determines their influence on the provision of care; refers patients based on patients' needs and risk factors involved. Synthesizes all available patient information including observations by other health care team members and the patient's significant others and predicts variances from the expected trajectory. Initiates additional assessment and/or reassessment of patients as necessary when a patient is currently or potentially at physiologic, psychological, and psychosocial risk. Identifies and utilizes resources to facilitate the appropriate assessment of diverse inmate populations. Develops collaborative partnerships with patient and family to obtain complete health history, including present illness, current health status, and past medical, psychosocial, spiritual and family histories; integrates patients' values and beliefs when providing care. Creates, validates, and/or improves tools to ensure assessment data is collected and documented. Utilizes collected data and experience to assess risk for instability and rapidly identify deviations from baseline. Planning : Developing a plan of care based on the assessment process. The purpose is to collaborate with all involved in the care of the patient (interdisciplinary team, patient, and their significant others). At this level, incumbents develop a comprehensive plan of care and prescribe nursing interventions that move the patient closest to desired outcomes. Interventions are individualized and address both short- and long-term needs. Uses complex problem solving skills and experience to identify a broad range of options in the development of a plan of care with realistic outcomes which are congruent with interdisciplinary goals. As patient responds to interventions, expeditiously modifies and communicates the plan of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team including clinical pathways as appropriate; for patients on clinical pathways, identifies when a change in patient condition requires discontinuation of the pathway and communicates to the provider the need to change the plan of care. Evaluates and integrates the presence of high-risk factors, at-risk behaviors, and other concerns into the plan of care. Serves as a Lead role or participate in patient care conferences, committee meeting, staff development and educational programs as needed. Integrates and anticipates interdisciplinary discharge planning needs into plan of care. Identifies appropriate tools and/or teaching methods for patient/family education. Implementation : Interventions that a nurse performs for a patient, including treatments, procedures, medication administration, education, referrals, and discharge planning. At this level, incumbents lead others during situations which require immediate, independent interventions and for those which call for planned interventions. Also at this level, incumbents demonstrate adaptability and respond quickly and decisively to very complex situations. Provides individualized, specialized nursing care to patients and administers medications and treatments to patients as prescribed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS 1. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. -AND- 2. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). -AND- 3. Six years of full-time registered nursing experience*. Three years of which must be at the level of the Los Angeles County classification Registered Nurse II**. Please see Special Requirement Information LICENSE: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). 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: 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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: ***Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or ***Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Points will be award for additional Nursing experience SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Training and Experience Requirements *Full-time experience is defined as a minimum of 40 hours worked per week and must be post-license only. ** Experience at the level of Registered Nurse II or Registered nurse II, Correctional Health in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Providing professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. Serving as an expert or specialist who gives practical experience and training to a new hire, a re-entry, or a nurse that is transitioning into a new area. 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. Applications submitted without the required evidence will be rejected. License and Certification Information To compete in this examination process, applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing - OR - have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America. Applicants who have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America, may compete in this examination. However, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification list pending receipt of the required license authorized by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please 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. Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their 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. 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. The required license and certification MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: The examination will consist of: An evaluation of experience and Desirable Qualifications based on application information weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services, Correctional Health as they occur. 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 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. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any shift APPLIATION AND FILING INFORMATION : ***In order to receive credit for a college degree on this examination, you must include a legible photocopy of your "official" diploma(s), "official" transcripts, or "official" letter(s) from an accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking 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. 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, and description of work performed. 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 documents to your application, you may email the documents to Christina Ramirez at cramirez4 @dhs.lacounty.gov , within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE 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 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: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Christina Ramirez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7619 Cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 31, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES ORIGINAL FILING DATE: MARCH 01, 2019 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) EXAM NUMBER: Y5286A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REVISE THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION : Under general direction, administers an assigned nursing program or organizational unit with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising the methods and procedures to be used and for directing nursing supervisors and/or other personnel in the accomplishment of designated goals. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS : Positions allocable to this class have responsibility for performing the full range of technical and administrative supervisory functions for subordinate nursing supervisors and personnel. Nurse Managers are responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of operational policies and procedures for nursing services. Such positions give direction through first line supervisory personnel and usually receive direction from nursing directors and/or area health officers. Nurse Managers collaborate in departmental planning, problem solving, and decision making within the scope of their responsibility. Such positions require the application of advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of techniques of supervision, management, and leadership as applied to specific nursing responsibilities. In certain assignments, incumbents may have 24 hour responsibility for a nursing program or organizational unit within a major health care or correctional facility. Such responsibilities might include workload analysis and reporting, budget and service program planning, program implementation and evaluation. Essential Job Functions Develops, interprets and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and applies recognized standards of nursing care and practice. Participates in strategic planning for the organization and for nursing service. Plans, selects, and devises nursing operations, work methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffing standards. Assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors and/or other nursing personnel. Prepares formal answers to, and recommends the adjustment of, grievances and disciplinary matters. Determines personnel, material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish program goals. Prepares budget for assigned area or program and is responsible for adherence to approved budget. Monitors and evaluates operations for compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards. Establishes, implements, and evaluates quality of care for assigned area or program. Serve as Clinical Nursing Director II* in his/her absence as required Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify, candidates must meet all of the following requirements: 1. A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.* -AND- 2. A Bachelor's degree** in nursing or closely related health field***** from an accredited program. -AND- 3. Two years of experience at the level of a county nursing supervisor*** classification within the last five years. A Master's degree** in Nursing Administration from an accredited program may be substituted for one year of supervisory experience. -AND- 4. Current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.**** (Please See Special Requirement Information) LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED: A valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Please 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. 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. *The required license and certification MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certificate will NOT be accepted. 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: **In order to meet the Selection Requirements, applicants must include a legible photocopy of your "official" diploma(s), "official" transcripts, or "official" letter(s) from an accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing your application online ***Experience at the level of a County nurse supervisor includes assigning and reviewing the work of nursing staff, and evaluating employee performance. Oversees activities in an assigned patient care unit for a shift and performs professional nursing duties. ****Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. *****Closely related health field is defined as: Nursing Administration Nursing Education Healthcare Management Public Health (for other than Public Health Nurses) Accreditation Information: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). 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. Applications submitted without the required evidence will be rejected. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: The examination will consist of: An evaluation of experience and education based on application information weighted 100%. Additional points will be awarded for additional nursing supervisor experience. 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 the candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible register 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. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services, Correctional Health 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 the green "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 recession of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at HHocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and exam title. 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. 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 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: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst 323-914-8356 HHocking@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 28, 2020
Full Time
Type of Recruitment: Interdepartmental Transfer Opportunity Vacancy Information: Department of Consumer and Business Affairs 500 West Temple Street B-96 Los Angeles CA, 90012 The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs is seeking a highly motivated, well-organized, and professional individual to fill a Senior Typist-Clerk (STC) vacancy in the Administration Division. Essential Job Functions Responsible for preparing daily requisitions, including obtain quotes from various vendors Process orders for various supplies and services for department operational needs Performs responsible supply-clerical tasks, i.e., maintaining and analyzing inventory records, checking merchandise received against purchase order descriptions, and processing reports of items received. Assists with reconciling vendor invoice discrepancies Participates in writing specifications for purchase of new products Conducts periodic inventory of supplies Requirements This opportunity is open to all permanent County of Los Angeles Employees who currently hold the payroll title of Senior Typist-Clerk/Senior Clerk-OR-are currently reachable on the active certification list. Desirable Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and organizational skills Ability to manage multiple priorities under strict deadlines Ability to work independently Experience with purchasing/procurement Additional Information *DO NOT FILE APPLICATION ONLINE* Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and letter of interest to HR@dcba.lacounty.gov . The most qualifies employees will be contacted for an interview. The interview process will be used to determine the final selection. Before extending an offer to candidates, the offer must be cleared by the Personnel Section. Submit documents via email to: DCBA Human Resources HR@dcba.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors Filing Dates Filing opens on March 26, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (PDT) This examination remains open until the needs of the Department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Exam Number H7142A Type of Recruitment Open Competitive Job Opportunity NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Definition: Performs specialized video production duties involving either: 1) writing, producing, and directing and editing video programs, using sophisticated electronic video production equipment; or 2) creating animated and other computerized graphics, utilizing sophisticated software programs. Classification Standards: Positions allocable to this class report to the Deputy Executive Officer, Media Services or other position responsible for departmental video production, and are responsible for the complete production of video programs, but also for public relations and informational purposes. In carrying out this responsibility, incumbents must exercise creativity in writing scripts, producing, directing and editing. Incumbents must possess an in-depth knowledge of media production and direction, script writing, and the operation of the professional-grade video equipment sufficient to create quality video programs. Some positions allocable to this class may specialize in multi-media computer imaging including animation utilized for video production. Essential Job Functions Writing, producing and directing video productions: Plans and develops video programs by transforming objectives into production ideas requiring the determination of format, approach, content, and level of presentation which will be most effective in meeting objectives and remaining within budget and time restrictions. Directs the activities of the production crew, equipment, and cast/talent in the studio and on location by directing the placement and movements of performers, crew members, lights, cameras, microphones, props, and sets to create instructions and dialogues of the director's script. Solicits and reviews evaluations and recommendations in writing from subject matter experts, media and management staff to evaluate and improve video productions. Operates broadcast quality video production equipment as a producer, director, or as a crew member on programs produced by others, by following the instructions of the director and primary equipment operator to produce artistic and technical quality of sound and pictures. Operates both PC and Macintosh computers with word processing, communications, digital asset management, motion graphics, video editing, and other special effects software. Supervises the production of: audio recording, editing; video production (studio & location). Operates or supervises the operation of a wide variety of video production equipment (e.g., still and video cameras, video recorders, & lighting equipment. Computer Imaging: Performs any of the duties including all aspects of writing, producing, directing and editing video productions, as needed. Evaluates, recommends, and supports electronic equipment, hardware and software utilized for multi-media production. Studies and recommends solutions to problems affecting multi-media production, such as, budgeting, scheduling, cost effectiveness, equipment and deadline issues. Coordinates projects, evaluates feasibility of utilizing contract services to accomplish objectives, and monitors performance and quality of outside vendors. Supervises staff in the production of computerized graphics for multi-media use, as needed. Requirements Selection Requirements: Option I: A Master's degree* from an accredited college or university in Instructional Communications Technology or a related field. -OR- Option II: A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university in Communications or a related field AND three (3) years of experience in writing, producing, and directing informational programs using broadcast level video technology used within the last five (5) years. -OR- Option III: An Associate's degree* from an accredited college or university in Communications or a related field AND five (5) years of experience in writing, producing, and directing informational programs using broadcast level video technology used within the last five (5) years. Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for a college degree, such as a Associate's, Bachelor's and/or Masters degree, you MUST include a legible copy of the official certificates, official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing OR within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing your application. License: 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: 2 - Light. Positions within this class require light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Supplemental Questionnaire: As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire to document specific work experience. Additional Information Examination Content: This examination will consist of TWO (2) parts: PART I : Multiple-choice assessments, weighted 50% , measuring Verbal Ability, Professional Potential, Achievement, Influence, Independence, Confidence and Optimism, Reliability, and Deductive Reasoning. THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. PART II: An evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E), weighted 50% , measuring Professional/Technical Knowledge & Expertise (audio, graphic, video creation and editing software; production methods; media production equipment and their functions), based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire. Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the combined score of Part I and Part II in order to be placed on the eligible register. Transfer of Scores: If you have taken identical test parts for other exams within the last 12 months, we will automatically transfer your previous test responses for the identical test part(s) in this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (12) twelve months. Communication with Candidates : Test invitations, if any, will be sent via email. Please provide a valid email address on your application. Please add Nsangtani@bos.lacounty.gov to your email address book and your list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. We will send final results either via U.S. postal mail or via email, depending on your chosen method of contact in the supplemental questionnaire. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. Eligibility Information: We will process applications on an "as-received" basis. Those who receive a passing final score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names on the register will be active for a period of 12 months following the date of promulgation. No person may participate in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. Special Information: 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 individual 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 eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Board of Supervisors. Shift/Availability: Any Applicants and Filing Information: We only accept online applications submitted on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty. You can also track the application status using this website. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. Please ensure that you submit your application and additional documents, if any, by 5:00 pm, PT, on or before the last filing date. To qualify under the Selection Requirements, a legible copy of any applicable certification or license must be uploaded and attached with the official online application OR submitted via email within fifteen (15) calendar days of application filing. Note : If you have issues submitting any document during online application filing, please email to Nsangtani@bos.lacounty.gov. Please ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name, examination title, and examination number on the subject of your email. Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the selection 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be disqualified. We do not accept applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the official employment application online. Disqualifying Factors: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after we have made an appointment. If you are unable to attach documents to your application, please email the documents to Neetu Sangtani at Nsangtani@bos.lacounty.gov. Please include the exam number and the exam title in the subject line. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Selection Requirements in your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet the requirements. We may consider this an incomplete application, which may lead to disqualification. Social Security Number (SSN): Please include your SSN for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a SSN. Computer and Internet Access: If you do not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may complete an online application using computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. No Sharing of Log-In Information: You are required to use your own user ID and password on your online application. Using a relative's or friend's log-in information may erase your initial application record. Department Contact Name: Neetu Sangtani, Exam Analyst Nsangtani@bos.lacounty.gov (213) 974-1422 ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 974-1422 Teletype Phone: (213) 974-1704 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5096E FIRST DAY OF FILING March 26, 2020 at 8:00 A.M., (PST) Applications will be accepted starting March 26, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. (PT). This exam will reopen if the needs of the department require. REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING DATES, ADD FAIR CHANCE LANGUAGE AND TELETYPE PHONE NUMBER. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: Provides housekeeping, patient transport and clerical non-patient care and non-skilled patient support services to a team or group of patients and staff in a health care facility. Positions allocable to this class report to a Nurse Manager or an Assistant Nurse Manager and perform a variety of non-patient care or limited patient care duties, such as light housekeeping, checking and ordering supplies, responding to basic requests by patients, patient transport and clerical duties. Essential Job Functions Transports patients to scheduled tests, appointments, and treatments including readying gurneys, wheelchairs, and charts for their transport from the unit; transporting them to and from scheduled appointments and therapy activities; Assists Lift Team in lifting and transferring patients into and out of gurneys and wheelchairs for their transport from the unit by using established transfer methods and lifting equipment. Performs simple clerical and other related duties, such as answering telephones, filing documents, completing simple forms, checking stocks of stationary and office supplies, and responding to visitors' inquiries. Ensures patient safety by monitoring patients who are at risk for wandering off or falling, and ensuring that the environment is free from potential hazards. Stocks and refills the expected levels of patient care supplies as necessary and redistributes supplies throughout the unit in accordance with established guidelines. Checks and restocks daily the levels of laboratory and cleaning supplies and linens as needed. Maintains orderliness of countertops, tables and chairs in work area and common meeting areas. Cleans and keeps tidy on a scheduled basis, the interior of refrigerators, interior and exterior of microwave ovens. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) months of experience in a healthcare setting* providing non-skilled support services to patients**. 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: *For this examination, healthcare settings include but are not limited to: acute-care hospitals, long-term care facilities (such as nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities), physicians' offices, urgent-care centers, outpatient clinics, home healthcare agency, and emergency medical services. ** Providing non-skilled support services to patients may include one or more of the following: monitoring patients; assisting patients with personal care; transporting patients; assisting with lifting, transferring, and mobility of patients; stocks, refills and maintains patient care supplies; patient registration and intake; and provides other various supportive clerical services to patients. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a written test covering English Language, Customer Service, Infection Control, Math and Logic, and Patient Support, weighted at 100%. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. All test invitations may be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add gmargosian@dhs.lacounty.gov to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. Notice of Non Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via United States Postal Services. Test scores cannot be given over the telephone. TEST PREPARATION : Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical test parts for other exams within the last twelve (12) months, will have their scores for the identical test parts(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least twelve (12) months. 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 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. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting 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. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. 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 you 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: 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 . NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to the exam analyst, Yolanda Ramos at yramos@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employees 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 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. 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 individual 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 . ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Yolanda Ramos (323) 914-7963 Office yramos@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Full Time
Department of Mental Health Exam Number: b5857A Open Competitive Job Opportunity FILING START DATE: 10/17/2017 AT 8:00 A.M. This examination will remain open until the need of the service are met and is subject to close without prior notice. DEFINITION : Provides a full range of professional occupational therapy services to assist patients with mental or physical disabilities to attain, regain, or maintain physical or mental functioning or to adjust to their disabilities. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class receive general administrative supervision from higher-level therapy supervisors or a rehabilitation therapy chief, and clinical guidance from a higher-level occupational therapist. Comprehensive occupational therapy services are provided to patients in a range of settings such as acute medical, psychiatric, or rehabilitation hospitals, out-patient clinics, or in California Children's Services Medical Therapy Units. Incumbents assigned to children's clinics or centers in hospitals, or settings remotely located in special schools provide comprehensive consultation and occupational therapy services coordination for children with severe disabilities. Incumbents work in settings requiring very independent functioning and receive primarily administrative and policy direction from therapy supervisors. Technical guidance is available but incumbents are responsible for determining when they require such assistance. In acute medical hospitals, incumbents may rotate through specialty areas such as neurology, pediatrics, acute burns/plastics and highly involved or intensive care units, may serve as primary therapist and provide occupational therapy services to multiple condition, high-risk patients. Incumbents work within the framework of established procedures, professional standards and practice acts. Essential Job Functions Manages caseloads of patients with severe disabilities and varied diagnoses providing interventions, treatments, and services in acute medical, rehabilitative hospital, clinic, or California Children's Services Medical Therapy Units. Arranges, schedules, and conducts clinics; evaluates and prioritizes patients for treatment; identifies patients for specific treatment eligibility; provides comprehensive follow-up care; initiates referrals for other services; and provides consultation and coordination of services with other agencies and treatment units. Supervises a small staff of occupational therapy assistants or therapy technicians and student occupational therapists; assigns and demonstrates elements of patients' treatment programs, reviews their work and prepares and discusses their performance with them; may prepare performance evaluation reports. Serves on a clinic health care team with physicians, orthotists and allied health personnel to coordinate services within a clinic; provides consultative guidance and instruction to inter-departmental agency personnel to resolve problems regarding therapy techniques/treatment, case management and proper use and care of patient equipment. Manages patients in a unit making key evaluation and treatment decisions; participates as the occupational therapy representative on inter-disciplinary treatment/review teams; advises and reports on the patient's condition to the team, families, and physicians, and recommends additional treatment and/or equipment needs. Orients and instructs other occupational therapy personnel, allied disciplines, and health and educational personnel in the use and care of functional equipment, behavioral management, and treatment procedures. Provides technical guidance for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants or Rehabilitation Therapy Technicians and student therapists in occupational therapy services for acute or rehabilitative patients. Develops new and improved services through ongoing assessment of existing evaluation methods and treatment techniques and incorporating new techniques in clinical practice. Serves as a resource person to other occupational therapy staff in coordinating patients' discharges, orienting them to discharge procedures, and familiarizing staff with community or governmental agencies, placement facilities and/or resources. Provides consultative or liaison services to other occupational therapy personnel, allied health disciplines, and/or community agencies. Trains patients, family members, and allied health teams in use of adaptive and functional equipment such as environmental controls, electric wheelchairs, myoelectric hand braces, mobile arm supports, electric hand splints, individualized arm or hand braces and follows through with ordering or making arrangements for equipment purchases, loans and repairs. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor's degree from an occupational therapy curriculum accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) -AND- Two years of experience in the practice of occupational therapy. A Master's degree in occupational therapy, public health, special education or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. LICENSE: Current license issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy as an Occupational Therapist. 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: 3 - Moderate. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Paid or unpaid experience working with adults with psychiatric disabilities in a community-based mental health setting. Completion of the American Occupational Therapy Association Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program. Board certification in Mental Health by the American Occupational Therapy Association. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: In order to receive credit for any certifications you must provide a legible copy at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days. * ACCREDITATION: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). Transcript : * In order to receive credit for any college or university course, or any type of college or university degree, or any certificates, such as Bachelor's or higher, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. Official Transcript is defined as a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and; therefore, will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete or rejected. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience weighted 100%. The evaluation of training and experience will be based on application information and the information submitted on the supplemental application form at the time of filing. Additional credit will be given for education, experience, training, and/or certificates related to desirable qualifications. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in this 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. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Mental Health. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application online only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to the applications. In order to receive credit for the required degree/coursework, certification, and/or license, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, and/or a legible copy of the official certificate and/or license at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days (or during the examination process) from the date of filing application. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. License, Resume, Official Transcripts, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. Education information section must include name and address of school attended, complete dates attended, name of course/s taken, number of units earned, and degree/s earned. Work experience section must include job title, employer name and address, name of work area/facility, actual payroll title held and not the working and/or functional titles, from/to dates of employment including month, day and year, total number of months, total number of hours worked per week - not a range of hours (full or part-time), and complete detailed description of related job duties. If range of hours is provided, experience will be prorated based on the lowest number of hours worked per week. List separately each job experience to be evaluated. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. Utilizing VERBIAGE from class specifications and Selection Requirement serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . 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, E-MAIL AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application 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: HR Examinations Unit: (213) 972-7034 HR Examinations Unit Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov Analyst Contact Phone: Nicholas Jordan, (213) 972-7047 Analyst Contact Email: najordan@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (213) 972-7034 TELETYPE PHONE : (800) 735-2922 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONES : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Full Time
MEDICAL EXAMINER-CORONER EXAM NUMBER P2296A-R FILING PERIOD 10:00 am (PT) until 2:00 pm (PT) on March 31, 2020 TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEFINITION: Collects, receipts for, stores and inventories personal property of decedents held in safekeeping by the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner until cases involving such properties have been adjudicated or cleared. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are responsible for the receipt, retainment, disposition and release of personal property found on deceased persons brought to and under the jurisdiction of the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Essential Job Functions Logs in all personal effects of Medical Examiner-Coroner case decedents and identifies from the investigator's report or a computerized data base system, the status and location of the next-of-kin and whether to involve the Public Administrator. Checks and handles the disposition of purported suicide notes and wills or testaments of decedents and has them verified along with an exemplar, if available, by a handwriting expert. Answers questions from the general public, immediate family of decedents and investigative or court authorities, about the proper disposition of personal property, identification and location of next-of-kin and policy methods or restrictions in obtaining the release of the retained personal property. Releases to authorized persons, upon request and presentation of proof of ownership, property no longer required as evidence or for safekeeping. Prepares decedents personal effects for periodic auctions or disposal, as needed. Tags and marks all items according to case number and retain in a storeroom or safe vault, as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Eighteen (18) months experience in stock, property or supply work. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Customer Service skills/experience Cashier Experience Experience handling confidential information LICENSE: 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: 3 - 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. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Applicants will be required to complete a supplementary job willingness questionnaire at time of filing. Applicants who do not agree to the work conditions will have their applications denied. BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Candidates selected for appointment will be extended an offer of employment that is conditional upon the results of a medical examination, a psychological evaluation, and review of a Personal History Statement, a copy of which can be viewed by clicking here then selecting the Public Safety Dispatcher Personal History Statement. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This exam will consist of a 100% multiple-choice test weighted 100% covering: Composure Conscientiousness Customer Focus Drive for Success Following Instructions Service Professionalism WRITTEN TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AND RECEIVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST. Please note: Test Invitation 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 klent@hr.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. Notices of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letters will be sent via E-Mail or USPS. Written test scores cannot be given over the telephone. TRANSFER OF SCORES Applicants that have taken identical written tests for other exams within the last 12 months will have their written responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test part(s) for at least 12 months. TEST PREPARATION Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for written employment test: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html. While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Candidates receiving a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination and that meet the Selection Requirements will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible list for this examination will be used to fill vacancies at the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Application filing will start on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at 10:00 am, (PT), and will close on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Any required documents must be submitted within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach documentation to your online application, you may email it to KLent@hr.lacounty.gov. Please be sure to include name and examination title and number on documentation. APPLICATIONS WITH MISSING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top 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. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection 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, and a description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. 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. 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. _____________________________________________________________________________ ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735 -2922 Department Contact Name: Kyle Lent Department Contact Phone: (213) 738 - 2125 Department Contact Email: KLent@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2020 2:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 25, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: Y5547F JOB TYPE: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FIRST DAY OF FILING: MARCH 25, 2020 @8:00 AM, PST UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: Conducts a full range of non-invasive electrodiagnostic examinations of patients to obtain graphic indications of heart activity and condition; scans and analyzes tracings and prepares interpretative reports for requesting physicians. Essential Job Functions Conducts dynamic electrodiagnostic examinations and scans tapes on oscilloscopes; correlates patient activity with tracing patterns and notes any abnormality; prepares an interpretative report for the requesting physician which includes only those portions of the tracings which show abnormalities together with analytical notations using patterns listed in manuals as a guide. Prepares protocol and instructional material on new equipment and techniques based upon manufacturer's manual and specifications for approval of superiors and instructs other technicians in the performance of the more difficult procedures. Inspects malfunctioning electrodiagnostic equipment to identify problems; makes minor adjustments in accordance with manufacture instructions to restore to use or notifies supervisor of needed repairs. Ensures that patient identification data is present, explains ECG procedure to patient and determines ECG request priority for optimal patient care. Provides orientation for new or less experienced EKG unit personnel. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: One year's experience at the level of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician II*, performing dynamic cardiographic examinations like Holter Monitor, Nuclear and Stress Testing, including six months' on-the-job training in the preparation of electrodiagnostic interpretive reports. 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 *Experience at the level of the Los Angles County Class of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician II is defined as: Conducts non-invasive electgrodiagnostic examinations of patients using phonocardiographic, vectorcardiographic, or dynamic electrocardiographic equipment and assists in exercise stress testing procedures. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information, weighted 100%. 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 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 exam more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Available Shift: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services. 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 will be processed on an as received basis. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button 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 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 ALSO 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted. 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 or friend's user ID and password my erase a candidate's original application record. 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. DEPARTMENT CONTACT Ani Shaboyan, Exam Analyst Phone: (323) 914-8251 Fax: (323) 869-0942 AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE 800-735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 20, 2020
Full Time
FIRST DAY OF FILING: March 20, 2020 AT 8:00 A.M. (PST) - ONLINE FILING ONLY EXAM NUMBER: T2526A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEFINITION: Performs highly specialized and complex information systems analysis and programming tasks and acts as technical expert for development or maintenance of one or more major systems. This position may also function as a lead for Amazon Web Services application development projects and may supervise lower level application development personnel. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: This class is the Principal level in the Application Developer series and generally reports to an Information Technology manager. Incumbents possess technical expertise on one or more major systems, which are characterized by their scope, functionality, critical nature, or technical complexity. Incumbents understand and are able to apply advanced information systems concepts, principles, and methodologies of analysis and application development. Incumbents provide technical direction and lead or supervise a team of application developers and other technology staff engaged in all phases of application development and system maintenance for Amazon Web Services. Application Developers are distinguished from Information Systems Analysts in that incumbents perform programming duties as an essential job function and are required to have programming knowledge and experience. The Principal Application Developer is further distinguished from the Senior Application Developer by the incumbents serving as technical experts regarding highly specialized application systems along with project lead or supervisory responsibilities. Essential Job Functions Performs development and debug solutions in the Amazon Web Services environment or other cloud environment. Performs and manages services on the Amazon Web Services Cloud architectural platform, including, but not limited to, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Relational Database Services (RDS), Lambda, and Simple Storage Solution (S3). Performs and manages Amazon Connect and Amazon Machine Learning. Supports staff in the Child Project Hotline by Identifying and resolving customer issues and addressing their concerns. Performs cloud security, system access and user management. Provides technical expertise to project managers, department management, and/or user management regarding one or more major system development or maintenance efforts. Advises management on technical alternatives, such as languages, tools, platforms, utilities, and servers for Amazon Web Services. Leads and participates in the work of a team of Application Developers engaged in the development or maintenance of the Amazon Web Services environment. Programs the most specialized and complex applications using Amazon Web Services. Solves the more complex application software and system performance problems. Analyzes performance data and conducts capacity planning. Establishes quality assurance procedures. Monitors vendors to ensure performance according to project goals and contract terms, and reports performance problems to management. Assists in creating Statements of Work (SOWs) in support of applications development efforts. Serves as a project manager or supervise lower-level Application Developers. Represents the department in collaborative efforts with other County departments, outside agencies, and/or vendors. Provides technical consulting on long-range information systems planning. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option I: Graduation from an accredited college* with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field, and four (4) years of progressively responsible** Amazon Web Services cloud architectural platforms and relational databases experience in a centralized information technology organization*** coding, testing and debugging application programs. Option II: Two (2) years of Amazon Web Services cloud architectural platforms and relational databases experience within the last three (3) years, at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Senior Application Developer****. Option III: Five (5) years of progressively responsible** Amazon Web Services cloud architectural platforms and relational databases experience in a centralized information technology organization*** coding, testing and debugging application programs. LICENSE: 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: Physical Class 2 - Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerate walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * In order to receive credit for educational requirements, applicants must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts from the accredited institution's registrar office which shows the area of specialization at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of application submission. ** Progressively responsible experience is defined as experience involving the application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts, practices and applications applicable to the ongoing changes that occur with Information Technology. Employees engaged in this type of work exercise analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility in the performance of advanced-level Information Technology work. *** Centralized IT organization is defined in the County of Los Angeles as that which is responsible, under the direction or guidance of the Chief Information Technology official (or at Sheriff Department, the coordinated executive command structure) for the department or major organization unit, for providing comprehensive IT services including analysis, design, acquisition, and/or development, implementation, maintenance, or support of information systems; and in which the work performed is in direct relationship to the IT requirements and initiatives of the department or major organization unit. **** Senior Application Developer is defined as experience under direction, performs a wide range of application developed related duties including analysis, design, evaluation, development, coding, testing and maintenance of complex application systems. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Part I: An online multiple choice written test, weighted at 20%, assessing three Professional/Technical Knowledge areas: Customer Requirements Analysis , covering the following topics: Analysis, Building the System, Data Gathering Methods, Defining the System, Documenting, Problem Analysis, User Needs Analysis, and Validation. OO Concepts , covering the following topics: Class Design, Code Lifecycle, Design Practices, Distinctive Characteristics, Object Instances, Relationships, and System Architecture. Programming Concepts , covering the following topics: Algorithms, Complex Data Types, Data Access, Productivity and Quality, Program Flow, Program Structure, Programming Paradigms, User Interface and Variables, Data Types, and Operators. Part II : An online multiple choice test, weighted at 30%, assessing the following competencies: Verbal Ability, Achievement, Confidence and Optimism, Independence, Influence, Reliability and Professional Potential. These assessments fall under Civil Service Rule 7.19, which means you are not able to review the questions or your responses once you have completed the assessment. Only those candidates that achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in Part I, will have Part II scored. Part III: A structured online video interview weighted 50% covering Knowledge and Experience; Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills; Decision Making, Project Management, Leadership, Adaptability, Ethics, Accountability, and Oral Communication. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register and will appear in order of the score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Invitation letters for written tests and the structured oral interview will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add KimS@dcfs.lacounty.gov and DCFSExams@dcfs.lacounty.gov to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants will be notified of their test results by US mail. Scores cannot be given over the telephone. No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of position, you will not be asked to provide information about conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make individual 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 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 for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Children and Family Services, Business Information Systems (BIS). AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. Applicants are required to submit a standard Los Angeles County Employment Application online and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire to be considered for this examination. Paper application and/or resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of online application. We must receive your application by 5:00 PM, PST, on the last day of filing. All applicants MUST complete the filing process ONLINE (via electronic submission). Applications will not be accepted by mail, fax, or in person. NOTE: If you are unable to attach the required documents, you may email them to DCFSExams@dcfs.lacounty.gov or fax them to (213) 738-6470 at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of application submission. Please reference your full name, examination title and number in the subject life of your email or fax. Apply online by clicking on the green " APPLY " button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application by using this website. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire . 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. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTE: 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 Class Specifications and Selection Requirements serving as your description or duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirement. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security 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 or a friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA Coordinator Email: KimS@dcfs.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Department Contact Name: Soriya Kim Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-5898 Department Contact Email: KimS@dcfs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 20, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FILING START DATE: 2/18/2016 EXAM NUMBER: Y5857J THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE EXAMINATION, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, UPDATE THE APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND EXAMINATION NUMBER. OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEFINITION : Provides a full range of professional occupational therapy services to assist patients with mental or physical disabilities to attain, regain, or maintain physical or mental functioning or to adjust to their disabilities. Essential Job Functions Manages caseloads of patients with severe disabilities and varied diagnoses providing interventions, treatments, and services in acute medical, rehabilitative hospital, clinic, or California Children's Services Medical Therapy Units. Arranges, schedules, and conducts clinics; evaluates and prioritizes patients for treatment; identifies patients for specific treatment eligibility; provides comprehensive follow-up care; initiates referrals for other services; and provides consultation and coordination of services with other agencies and treatment units. Supervises a small staff of occupational therapy assistants or therapy technicians and student occupational therapists Assigns and demonstrates elements of patients' treatment programs, reviews their work and prepares and discusses their performance with them; prepares performance evaluation reports. Serves on a clinic health care team with physicians, orthotists and allied health personnel to coordinate services within a clinic. Provides consultative guidance and instruction to inter-departmental agency personnel to resolve problems regarding therapy techniques/treatment, case management and proper use and care of patient equipment. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with a curriculum in occupational therapy accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association's Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) -AND- Two years' of experience in the practice of occupational therapy. A Master's degree from an accredited college/university in occupational therapy, public health, special education or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. LICENSE: Current license** issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy as an Occupational Therapist. 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. Additional Information Special Requirement Information: In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, completion of a certificate program, certificate, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or email the documents to the analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online. **Applicant must include a legible photocopy of the required evidence of an Occupational Therapist license. The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificate will NOT be accepted. Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted 100%. Qualifying experience must be subsequent to your degree. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to 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 placed on the Eligible Register and will appear in 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. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register from this examination 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. 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. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection 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. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must email the documents to the exam analyst at time of filing or 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. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Annie Hsu, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7828 Ahsu3 @dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 19, 2020
Full Time
FILING START DATE: MARCH 26, 2020 AT 9:00 A.M. PT UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER Y 2389C OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: Directs the daily procurement, warehousing and supply information control system for a small hospital or for a subdepartment of a large hospital. Essential Job Functions Supervises a procurement and warehousing staff responsible for the daily requisitioning, receiving, storing, issuing and accounting of service unit supplies. Supervises a staff responsible for determining service unit inventory levels, usage trends, maintenance of reorder level's and delivery performance. Evaluates the unit's use of pre-established procurement vehicles to ensure conformance with purchasing policy. Uses personal computer equipment and commonly used word processing and inventorying programs for the preparation of documents and input and recovery of information including e-mail for receiving instructions from managers and issuing instructions to subordinates. Prepares the service unit supplies budget based on usage analysis reports and user requests. Monitors budget to ensure expenditures do not exceed approved levels. Consults with central materials management staff and other Service Unit Materials Managers to determine if the service unit's inventory meets appropriate warehousing and commodity standards and that inventories are shared among other service units. Supervises the data control section of the service unit which enters information concerning purchases, receipts, disbursements, deliveries, and warehousing activity into the central inventory control system and controls output received from the system. Supervises staff responsible for the sterilization and reprocessing of hospital supplies, including the training of staff in proper practices, safety precautions, and other measures. Routinely meets with unit supervisors to evaluate compliance with departmental safety procedures and practices; maintains liaison with departmental safety and training officers to remain abreast of departmental issues and training opportunities. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years experience directing the daily procurement, warehousing, and delivery of supplies for an organization using a variety of supplies. LICENSE: 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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: Credit will be given for additional experience in excess of the Minimum Requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based on application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this 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 score in 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 IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. 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 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. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top 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 . Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and 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 . The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements . Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for relevant education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please provide 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. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Sylvia Jaimez, Exam Analyst Phone: (323) 914-7041 E-mail: sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 19, 2020
Full Time
Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Large Employers, Los Angeles County offers broad career growth, outstanding benefits, and competitive salaries. We are the largest employer in Southern California, with opportunities for you to make a difference in the lives of our 10 million residents. Who We Are: Our Mission is to deliver regional infrastructure and services improving the quality of life for more than 10 million people in Los Angeles County. Public Works offers over 500 different types of career opportunities that promote professional and personal growth as well as a rewarding and exciting work environment. We offer room to grow, benefits in qualifying positions, and a phenomenal environment! We seek individuals that: are highly dedicated and committed to their work and interact and work well in a team environment. exhibit a proactive and positive attitude. have an outstanding work ethic. are driven and goal-oriented with a strong desire to succeed. Type of Recruitment Open Competitive Job Opportunity Application filing dates We are accepting applications beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Essential Job Functions What you will do: The Engineering Aid III is responsible for performing sub-professional engineering tasks requiring an application of the basic fundamentals of engineering, combined with a knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or drafting techniques and standards. What are some potential duties? Performs sub-professional engineering tasks requiring an application of the basic fundamentals of engineering such as hydraulics, hydrology drafting, mapping, and mathematical computations. Makes mathematical calculations involving the application of algebra, plane trigonometry, and geometry to calculate areas, volumes, perimeters, and other dimensions of irregular configurations. Prepares complete drawings including: the incorporation from design standards of standardized details; the indication by symbols of significant structural or other details such as catch basins, survey monuments, pipelines, etc. located adjacent to the project; the selection of scale to be employed, the number and nature of views to be executed; and the identification, location and selection of information from existing drawings to be applied in the given case. Plots surveys, profiles and cross sections from survey field notes, makes various types of maps and prepares sketches, drawings, graphs, and diagrams referring to available sources of data which may be located in other sections or divisions and which require judgment in the selection and incorporation of information applicable to the assigned project. Assembles records of pertinent previous surveys where a familiarity with survey procedures and terminology must be exercised in order to assemble a complete survey data pouch for use by survey crews. Calculates volumes of cut and fill, amount of concrete, steel, asphalt, and other similar construction operations or materials to prepare cost estimates where unit costs have been standardized or prescribed and determinations concerning deviations from standards are resolved under the direction of or by higher level technicians or professional engineers. Provides mapping, survey, construction, ownership, and jurisdiction information to other organizational entities or to the public when assigned to public counters. Has responsibility for indexing and filing maps, charts, survey field notes and similar engineering data. Collects hydrologic (rainfall, run off, groundwater) data in the field; processes and manages hydrologic data and provides data to the public. Operates groundwater recharge facilities and provides technical assistance and support for hydrologic systems. Conducts water level measurements, water quality monitoring and testing, and collects water samples for laboratory analysis. Maintains runoff stations and conducts stream flow measurements. Creates, prepares, or updates various types of maps and exhibits. Writes legal land descriptions for conveyance of property rights, revisions to special district boundaries, leases, or other purposes. Creates and maintains infrastructure inspection and condition assessment database and generate specialized reports. Conducts field investigations, site inspections, and provides documentation regarding claims and litigation, citizen inquiries/complaints, and prepare documents for public records requests. Utilizes water surface measuring equipment to conduct groundwater well measurements, implements traffic control plans, if needed. Performs routine repairs on sampling trucks, coordinates routine maintenance of vehicles. Maintains stream flow gauging stations. Assists with Reservoir Operations. Assists with Seawater Barrier Operations. Updates, edits and maintain Water Facilities Databases per submitted As-Builts and / or redlines from field and engineering staff using ArcMap. Updates Water Distribution System basemap. Computer software and systems you may need to use: Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software such as Autodesk AutoCAD and MicroStation; InRoads Suite Digital terrain modeling software ArcGIS software such as ArcMap and ArcCatalog Data collection and data management Aerial imagery software Global Position System (GPS) Document management systems such as Bentley ProjectWise and SharePoint Document Center. Infrastructure inspection and condition assessment databases Bluebeam Revu Requirements We are looking for people who have at least: Option I: Two years experience as an Engineering Aid II* in Los Angeles County. Option II: Completion of two years** in an accredited college or university with specialization in Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Cartography Geography, or Physical Science***. In addition to the requirements: 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. Special Requirement Information: * To qualify, applicants must have County status as an Engineering Aid II, as evidenced by holding or having held such payroll title for the required period of time in the service of the County of Los Angeles. No out-of class experience will be accepted. No withholds will be allowed. ** Applicants expecting to qualify through the completion of two years (60 semester units OR 90 quarter units) in an accredited college or university with specialization in Engineering, Geographic Information Systems/Cartography Geography, or Physical Science MUST provide a legible copy of the transcripts showing proof of the required units and the area of specialization with the application or within five(5) calendar days from filing. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, official transcripts will be required at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the required transcripts will be rejected as incomplete. *** Physical science encompasses any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology, and earth science that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter. Physical Expectations: 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. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: Once we verify that you meet the selection requirement, we will invite you to take assessments of the proficiencies required for this job. Part I : A Written Test covering engineering mathematics, reasoning ability, reading comprehension, and written expression weighted 50%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the written test in order to proceed to Part II of the examination. THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Part II : An Interview weighted 50%. The interview will assess education, experience, work style, and general knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in 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. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those earning a passing grade will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Public Works. This position may offer a 4/40 or 9/80 work schedule. Important Information: Apply online only by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. If you are unable to attach required documents, you must email them to ynerva@dpw.lacounty.gov within five (5) calendar days from filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the email. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at anytime during the exam process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of job offer. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . Have questions? Please contact us using the following information: Exam Number: C-3608-X Department Contact Name: Sandy Nerva Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141 Department Contact Email: ynerva@dpw.lacounty.gov Employment Information 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. Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER Y5288D FIRST DAY OF FILING 04/02/2019 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. MANAGEMENT APPRAISAL OF PERFORMANCE PLAN (MAPP) This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations. DEFINITION : Under general direction, administers (1) the total education program, including multiple major programs or organizational areas of an operating unit or (2) the education program in a School of Nursing. In either role, incumbents have responsibility for planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting, directing and controlling the accomplishment of both short and long-term objectives. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes, directs, and leads the nature, content and extent of nursing education services for achievement of both short- and long-term objectives, including programs which integrate practice, as well as educational programs to implement new health care delivery practice changes, trends or changing technology. Directs the educational curriculum design at a School of Nursing, as needed. Determines the subordinate organizational structure, operations, nursing education instructional design methods and standards and makes adjustments and/or revisions consistent with changing goals and objectives. Directs development of, integrates and defends budget and manpower requests. Establishes policy for determining program emphasis and operating guidelines, including setting goals for areas of responsibility. Directs the development of educational programs based on quality assurance data to evaluate and monitor quality and appropriateness of care. Recruits, selects, hires, orients, and supervises nursing faculty; formally evaluates performance of direct reports. Interprets and communicates nursing and organizational philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and ensures integration of professional standards of nursing. Evaluates and initiates operational compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards. Administers general personnel management matters and actions. Participates in strategic planning for the organization and the nursing service. Participates in formulating policy, procedures and standards for the organization and nursing service. Requirements OPTION I : A Master's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' experience in Nursing Education, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION II : A Master's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' teaching in a state accredited school of nursing, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION III : A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program with a Master's degree* in Education or Administration*** from an accredited college/university -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' experience in Nursing Education, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. - OR - OPTION IV : A Bachelor's degree* in Nursing from an accredited nursing program with a Master's degree** in Education or Administration*** from an accredited college/university -AND- three years' of relevant clinical experience** as a registered nurse -AND- four years' teaching in a state accredited school of nursing, including two years involved in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs. LICENSE REQUIRED : A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type of required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, the date(s) of expiration, and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required license as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their registered license number and license information as noted above from that state on the application at the time of filing. Applicants' out-of-state experience will not be considered if submitted without the required evidence of licensure. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS : 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 : *In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. **For this examination, relevant clinical experience is defined as providing direct patient care in an inpatient (beside) setting or in an outpatient (ambulatory care) setting. *** A Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA), Business Administration (MBA), Health Administration (MHA), Health Services Administration (MHS), Public Health Administration (MPH) will be accepted . Additional Information DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS : Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: Additional experience in the supervision of nursing education or nursing programs in excess of the Selection Requirements. A Doctorate* in Nursing Practice or PhD* in Nursing from an accredited program. A Doctorate* of Education or its equivalent from an accredited college/university. EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications, weighted at 100% . Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and 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 will be placed on the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in 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 in 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" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education and/or experience. 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . NOTE : If you are unable to attach the required documents as attachments during your application submission, you may email the documents to Brenda G. Aguila at baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title. IMPORTANT NOTES : Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirement. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and your application may be DISQUALIFIED . SPECIAL INFORMATION : 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE : 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 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 : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT : Brenda G. Aguila, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8261 baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FIRST FILING START DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2017 at 8 a. m. (PST) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y5107A OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEFINITION: Assists in the provision of nursing care and medical treatment of inmate patients in Los Angeles County jail facilities. Essential Job Functions Makes rounds of in-patient areas and cells to observe and report condition of all inmate patients to designated registered nurse personnel. Obtains vital signs and information, observes visible signs of patient condition and reports these observations to the designated registered nurse. Obtains and documents computerized medical histories, observing patients for visible medical conditions or symptoms of disease. Assists physicians by preparing charts and obtaining specimens and/or results from Electrocardiogram (EKG), pulse oximetry, or blood sugar monitoring. Applies dressings; administers hand held nebulizer breathing treatment; administers medication including topical, oral, by injection and controlled drugs; and administers therapeutic measures. Performs medical/mental health screenings in the Inmate Reception Center under close supervision of the designated registered nurse. Reviews orders by medical or psychiatric providers to identify unaddressed medical or mental health issues and reports to the designated registered nurse. Issues passes and calls in inmate patients to be seen by medical providers and assists with examinations as needed. Observes and reports objective behavior of patients undergoing narcotic withdrawal, delirium tremens, or suffering from effects of mental illness to the designated registered nurse. Assists in emergency situations and provides care under the close supervision of the designated registered nurse and/or medical provider. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Completion of the prescribed curriculum* in a hospital or medical corps school, followed by two years' paid experience as a hospital corps member or medical service technician in the United States Armed Forces. - OR - One year's experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of California. LICENSE: A current and active license to practice as a vocational nurse issued by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Applicants 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. A current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or email it to exam analyst at cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. 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. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - ARDUOUS: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Applicants must submit documentation substantiating completion of the required curriculum at the time of filing. Applications without the required documentation will be considered incomplete and subject to disqualification. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in the examination 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 eligible register accordingly. The names of the candidates receiving a passing grade on this examination shall 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services - Correctional Facilities as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Appointees must be willing to work any shift and at any correctional facility, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Appointees will be in direct contact with inmate patients in a jail environment to provide professional nursing care and services to inmate patients. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A FINGERPRINT SEARCH. Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); substance abuse; anyone on probation. 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" button 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 . 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 you 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. 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 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) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Christina Ramirez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7619 cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Temporary
EXAM NUMBER: R2482C-R FILING START DATE: April 19, 2019 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) -This examination will remain open until needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEFINITION: Performs sub-professional duties in information systems technology while enrolled as a junior in an accredited four-year college studying Computer Sciences, Information Technology, or a related field. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class work on a part-time hourly basis in the Information Technology operation of a department, perform IT-related duties 100% of the time, and work under direct supervision of IT professional personnel. Student Professional Worker, Information Technology, is distinguished from Student Worker, Information Technology by the incumbent's advanced educational training and knowledge. Incumbents assist information technology professional and technical staff in the day-to-day operations within an information systems environment. They are expected to exercise progressively developing skills and knowledge in the Information Technology area in which they are assigned, while enhancing with practical experience their academic preparation for working on a full-time or professional basis in Information Technology. Incumbents must be able to transport, lift, move, and install computer hardware and software on a routine basis. Essential Job Functions Performs a wide-range of technical support duties including configuration of computers, printers, and installation of equipment and applications software, simple maintenance and repair of computers and printers, and identification and resolution of computer hardware and software problems. Assists in preparing test data and test plans, system and program documentation, and in preparing and debugging detailed coding instructions. Assists in monitoring, evaluating, and debugging network systems and coordinates with ITS regarding possible changes to improve operations and efficiency. Assists in providing end user hardware and software support in a help desk environment. Assists in the development of macros, web pages, and simple modifications to existing software applications. Assists in writing computer programs and provides documentation to streamline information processing and program data analysis. Assists IT staff in the development and dissemination of newsletters, graphics, charts, forms, or handouts during training sessions. Assists in ad hoc report development. May create, modify, or maintain simple applications/databases for data, such as training information, budget or departmental data, etc. May provide basic training to department staff on technical topics, software products, and use of utilities. May participate in preparing detailed coding instructions using COBOL or other higher-level computer programming languages. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Current enrollment in an accredited four (4) -year college with specialization in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field and successful completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when need to carry out job-related essential functions PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate. Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION : In order to qualify, applicants MUST provide the following three (3) documents: Proof of Current Enrollment. Acceptable proof includes Current Class Schedule or Registration Card confirming applicant has registered for the coming semester/quarter, or official transcripts. Unofficial document will be accepted, but it must clearly show class enrolled, class term, name of school and student's name. Weekly class schedule, payment statement or bill receipt, and acceptance letter will NOT be accepted. Proof of Academic Specialty regarding declared major (e.g., Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field). Acceptable proof includes official transcripts which reflect declared major or an official letter (with school seal and signature) stating declared major. Unofficial transcripts or school acceptance letter will NOT be accepted. Proof of College Units Earned or Academic Status (e.g., freshman, sophomore, junior or senior). Acceptable proof includes official transcripts or an official letter (with school seal and signature) stating the units earned towards academic status. Unofficial transcripts or acceptance letter will NOT be accepted. Applicants must attach the above required document(s) at the time of filing ( preferred ) or email document(s) to dhrsw@hr.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of application submission, if you are unable to attach document(s) at time of filing. Please include your full name and exam title or exam number. IF HIRED, CANDIDATES MUST CONTINUE TO BE ENROLLED AND ATTEND SCHOOL TO MAINTAIN STATUS IN THE POSITION. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering Navigation, Service Orientation, Tactful Problem Solving , Data Entry Speed, Data Entry Accuracy, Professional Potential, Achievement Orientation and Computer Technical Support (Backup and Recovery, Device Support Software, Hardware Components, Hardware Troubleshooting, New Hardware Installation, Peripheral Troubleshooting, Security and Biometrics). TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants who have taken identical multiple choice tests for other exams within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must complete all test parts in order to have their examination scored. Test invitation letters and other correspondence will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result Letters will be sent via United Stated Postal Service (USPS) mail. Multiple choice test scores cannot be given over the telephone. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19 CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those earning a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of 12 months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Los Angeles County as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Day APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Application 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 web site. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty All information submitted 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. Fill out your application completely.The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For the education, please include the names and addresses of school attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits and/or certificates earned. 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 and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m. PST, on the last day of filing. NOTE : Applicants must either upload required documents as attachments at the time of filing, or email to dhrsw@hr.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) days of application submission. 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 through 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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. 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. ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sophie Zhang Department Contact Phone: (213) 738-2084 Department Contact Email: szhang@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: 05/01/2019 at 8:00 a.m., PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice EXAM NUMBER: Y5513I TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION: Provides specialized clinical pharmacy services in the delivery of pharmacotherapeutics or pharmacokinetics in specialized medical care areas; designs, implements and conducts medication usage evaluations; delivers drug information and drug education services. Essential Job Functions Participates in the development and continual monitoring of patient drug therapy treatment plans and patient outcomes in clinical specialty programs. Performs patient assessments and monitors the effects of drug therapy using clinical symptoms, evaluating laboratory data, and other relevant clinical diagnostic techniques. Attends daily rounds and medical conferences with physicians in specialty medical areas to evaluate patient drug therapy regimens. Interviews patients to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies and sensitivities, and medication histories; assesses compliance and counsels patients on appropriate drug use. Participates in ongoing medication usage evaluation programs by assisting in the establishment of criteria for cost effectiveness/control utilization use, process indicators, and monitoring parameters; conducts evaluations to determine compliance to the established medication use evaluation criteria; summarizes results and submits recommendations to the Pharmacy Chief or the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and assists in establishing drug monographs. Participates in the establishment of critical pathways to ensure optimal medication usage. Provides comprehensive drug information services for healthcare providers and patients , including developing pharmaceutical newsletters, patient education materials, and assessment and evaluation of formulary requests to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Designs and conducts in-service and educational programs regarding drug therapy for healthcare providers, pharmacists , and students on a variety of health related services. Critically analyzes, evaluates , and prepares recommendations of medical literature in relation to medication therapy. Interprets and applies pharmacokinetic drug data in recommendations for patient-specific drug dosage regimen; formulates individualized drug regimens based on patient specific parameters, patient diagnosis, concurrent disease states, pharmacokinetics, pharmacoeconomics, and the patient's condition. Advises and assists in implementing cost containment strategies for the usage of pharmaceutical products. Reviews journals and periodicals and meets with pharmaceutical product specialists to discuss current market conditions, managed care implications, disease state management, and obtain information to implement cost containment strategies and develop therapeutic outcome studies. Participates in performance improvement activities to ensure optimal pharmaceutical care. Dispenses medication as necessary. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I: One year of specialized clinical pharmacy experience*. OPTION II: Successful completion of a pharmacy residency program** in clinical pharmacy. LICENSE: A current license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist*** issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy. 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Specialized clinical pharmacy experience in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: an in-depth knowledge of a particular field of work or discipline in such areas as Critical Care Units (MICU, SICU, NICU, Burn ICU), Oncology, Parenteral Nutrition, Ambulatory Care, Drug Utilization Review, Anti-Coagulation, Purchasing Consultant, Drug Information, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacoeconomics or other specialized pharmacy areas. Applicants MUST describe in detail their specialized clinical pharmacy experience. **Applicants MUST attach a legible copy of their certificate confirming successful completion of a one-year pharmacy residency program with their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. Applications submitted without a certificate will be rejected as incomplete. In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's, or Master's degree, or for completion of a residency program, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official certificates with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. ***The required license or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional provisional, probationary or restricted licenses or certificates will NOT be accepted. Applicants must ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type(s), license number(s) and names(s) of the issuing agency for the required license(s) or attach a legible photocopy of their license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from filing online . Original license MUST be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in Pharmacy. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an interview covering training, experience, personal fitness and general ability to perform the duties of the position, weighted 100%. 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 score in 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. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting 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. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "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 recession of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at HHocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and exam title. 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. 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 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. Department Contact: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8356 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-7124 California Relay Services Phone : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER Y5133C FILING START DATE 05/20/19 at 8:00 A.M. (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. MISSION Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: This class provides professional nursing care and services to patients in a variety of settings. Essential Job Functions Follows established policies and procedures within their scope of practice. Complies with licensing and accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements. Conducts self-assessment of performance and identifies own learning needs. Consistently seeks assistance and feedback regarding patient and clinical practice issues. Accepts personal accountability and demonstrates initiative in continuing to develop nursing knowledge and skills. Communicates and collaborates effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team as needed. Participates in patient care conferences, committee meetings, staff development, and education programs to increase or maintain professional competency. Seeks experiences that reflect current clinical practice to achieve and enhance professional and clinical skills and competencies. Remains up-to-date on current professional skills, trends, and issues. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains courteous and respectful relationships with patients, families, and co-workers. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner. Respects patient rights; adheres to and protects patient privacy, confidentiality, and security guidelines. Completes and maintains accurate and legible documentation and records in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Reports and may intervene in incidents involving patients, visitors, or employees. Delegates, assigns, and/or supervises as needed the assigned work of others including Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), nursing attendants, technicians, clerical staff, and students. May participate in approved clinical investigations or research studies in accordance with departmental policies. May participate in product evaluation and product standardization activities. May participate in organization-wide committees and projects. Assessment/Reassessment: An ongoing process which is continuous for the duration of the patient's stay. Interviews patient and other individuals to collect information. Observes physical condition including physically examining the patient. Identifies economic, educational, and cultural barriers; patient values and beliefs; spiritual influences; and age specific and biophysical needs according to accepted standards of practice. Reviews all available information, including medical records, patient history, and other documentation. Documents all findings and observations. Initiates reassessment of patients as necessary when a patient is currently or potentially at physiologic, psychological, and psychosocial risk. Recognizes deviations from baseline and interprets subtle changes in a patient's condition. Planning: Formulates nursing care plans based upon assessment and in accordance with provider orders, procedures and/or protocols. Identifies nursing care objectives. Prioritizes patient care needs and activities as a member of an interdisciplinary patient care team. Coordinates patient care in collaboration with other interdisciplinary patient care team members. Establishes patient goals and treatment plans. Modifies plans of patient care based on reassessment findings, specific patient care needs, and/or changes in interdisciplinary treatment plan. Assists in discharge planning needs. Identifies appropriate tools and/or teaching methods for patient/family education. Implementation: Provides individualized and specialized nursing care and administers medications and treatments to patients as prescribed. Observes patient's response to interventions and treatments and monitors for side effects of medication administration. Recognizes and responds to changes in patient status timely and appropriately. Intervenes when situations call for immediate action. Communicates identified needs and patient responses to members of the interdisciplinary team. Evaluation/Monitoring: Observes, evaluates, and communicates the effects of treatments and interventions. Reassesses and revises plan of care in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Communicates with patients and care givers regarding changes in patient care and treatment plans. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. -AND- 2. Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. -AND- 3. A fully executed Michael D. Antonovich Registered Nurse Service Scholarship Agreement processed through the DHS Contract and Grants Division, reflecting that you are a recipient of the grant. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQIREMENTS: A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the 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. The required license(s) and certification(s) MUST be current/active, and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. The required license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs, California Board of Registered Nursing will be verified at the following website: https://search.dca.ca.gov Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their 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. Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of the fully executed copy of the Registered Nurse Service Scholarship Agreement processed through the DHS Contract and Grants Division at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of the scholarship contract documentation will be rejected. A valid California Class C Drivers 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a structured interview which will evaluate Job Preparation and Knowledge of Position, Interpersonal/Oral Communication, Work Skills, Adaptability and Dependability, and Analytical and Decision-Making Ability, weighted at 100%. Candidates must meet the selection requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this 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 in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. A person that passes or fails the interview may not complete this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. If you have applied and did not meet the minimum qualifications, you may reapply 30 days from the submission date of the rejected application. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible registered 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. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the "APPLY" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely to receive full credit for related education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. Please do not group your experience, for each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worded per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that All information supplied by applicants and included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION . We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment is made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be REJECTED. It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three elements: ACTION you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that action, and the BENEFIT that was realized from your action. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Teresa Ruocco at truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Please include your full name, examination number and examination title in the subject of your email. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: 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. 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 individual 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 . NO SHARING 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: (323) 914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Teresa Ruocco, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8248 truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
FILING START DATE: 05/21/2019 at 7:00 a.m. (PDT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: W4132H REBULLETIN INFORMATION: This announcement is a rebulletin to reopen the exam, update the filing period and to convert to a register. Persons who have already applied within the last twelve (12) months need not reapply, but may submit additional information by the last day of filing. The information must include your name, the correct examination title and number. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEFINITION: Supervises a section responsible for County facility project management. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class provide the first level of technical and administrative supervision for sections engaged in the coordination of all phases of project management including design, construction and occupancy. Essential Job Functions Supervises the coordination of the design and construction of County facility projects including reviewing progress for timeliness. Makes assignments to staff including establishing priorities and deadlines. Provides information on the scheduling of future projects depending on current progress and workload. Supervises the preparation of regular reports on project progress and special reports dealing with unique circumstances or problems including recommendations for their resolution. Develops and recommends changes in policies standards and procedures. Reviews reports or recommendations prepared by subordinates for technical and administrative feasibility and makes necessary recommendations to the division manager. Supervises staff (e.g., Facilities Project Manager I & II, Clerical, etc.) by performing a full range of supervisory tasks, which include reviewing and evaluating work of subordinate staff; promoting individual growth and development; and by following the department's disciplinary policies, guidelines, and procedures; and by training staff in order to ensure staff receive the support and direction needed to effectively perform their duties. Oversees the management of renovations, refurbishment, and repair projects by providing staff with technical information and guidance, ensuring collaboration with Federal, State or local agencies, approving recommendations proposed by staff, meeting with staff to obtain project status updates, conducting site visits and project reviews, and by reviewing and analyzing final various project reports (e.g., contractor evaluations, closeout documents, special reports, etc.) in order to determine if the project is in accordance with approved plans, specifications and county standards. Assists in directing the department's sustainability efforts by assessing components of projects, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, implement sustainability project goals, objectives, initiatives, and strategies in collaboration with sustainability professionals, participating in strategic meetings with management and executives of other County departments in order to ensure County sustainability goals are being met. Manages the design of County Facility projects by reviewing space layouts for existing buildings, coordinating with administrative and operating personnel in-person or via email, and by overseeing architects' and engineers' development of construction plans and specifications to determine if work meets department's needs and is in accordance with approved plans, specifications and county standards. Coordinates the development of contracts and work orders by reviewing Requests for Proposals, Bids or Information (RFPs, RFBs, RFIs); by contributing to vendor selection criteria, recommending vendor selection, reviewing and acting on contract change requests, and approving deliverables, communicating with vendors and contract staff in order to meet County's project requirements. Represents the division manager, as assigned, in coordinating a section's or division's activities with other divisions, departments or public and private agencies as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Four years' experience with full responsibility for coordinating both the design and construction of complex facility projects*. LICENSE: 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: 2 - 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: *A complex facility project is defined as a major energy or construction project encompassing at least $5 million dollars in expenditures, or multi-discipline construction involving at least four separate crafts, or simultaneously managing ten or more small construction projects involving four or more separate crafts. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS An Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university. A valid architect, professional engineer, or building inspector license issued by the State of California. In order to receive credit for a college degree or license in this examination, applicants MUST attach a legible copy of your official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and/or valid State of California issued license at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part I - A multiple choice test weighted at 60% measuring Deductive Reasoning Ability, Management Potential, Professional Potential, Achievement, Flexibility, Confidence and Optimism, Thoroughness, Sense of Duty, Innovation, Influence, and Independence. In accordance with Civil Service Rule 7.19, the examination materials are standardized and copyrighted and therefore not subject to review. Only candidates who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I will proceed to Part II of this examination. Part II - An Evaluation of Training and Experience weighted at 40% based on the application, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire measuring Professional Technical Knowledge of Construction Management and Planning, Sustainability Initiatives, Building Planning, and Construction Management Software. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. TRANSFER OF SCORES : Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months. NOTE: All test invitations will be sent to candidates via email. Candidates are responsible for providing a valid email address in their application that can receive email from hr@lacounty.gov . Please add DTse@isd.lacounty.gov , KLent@dhr.lacounty.gov , and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. Final results will be sent by U.S. mail. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. TEST PREPARATION: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on Job Info Center, then click on Employment Test Preparation. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in 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. PASSING THIS EXAMINATION AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting Eligible Register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Internal Services Department, Facilities Operations Service located at 1100 North Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90063. SHIFT: Day 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" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. If you are unable to access the website, you may enter the following link to access your profile: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty We must receive your application and additional documents, if any, by 5:30 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. If you are unable to attach the required documents you may fax or email the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing. Please include the exam number and the exam title. Provide any relevant job experience and training in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each field, give the name and address of your employer, your title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed. 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. Direct copies of class specifications and selection requirements as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements. 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. 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. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Debra Tse Department Contact Phone: (323) 881-3671 Department Fax: (323) 780-9006 Department Contact Email: DTse@isd.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER R4430F-R REBULLETIN INFORMATION THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, AND UPDATE JOB TITLE FROM REGIONAL PLANNING ASSISTANT II TO REGIONAL PLANNER. FIRST DAY OF FILING MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019 @ 8:00 A.M. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ________________________________________________________________________________ DEFINITION: Participates in planning studies, analyses and research; communicates with the public concerning planning issues, and engages in other planning and zoning activities. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: This is the journey level in the Regional Planning Assistant class series. Positions allocated to this class receive technical and administrative supervision from a planning supervisor, and are assigned duties in a planning section, such as the issuance of zoning permits, land divisions, land use regulatory enforcement, plan review, geographic information systems, and research studies, for which they are expected to carry out their assignments independently; or be responsible for an element of a specialized research or planning study. All duties assigned require familiarity with basic planning concepts, the content of local general plans, planning and zoning laws; and the application of planning techniques. Incumbents of the class must communicate and present planning concepts, ideas and theories, and the County's planning policies and administrative procedures to the public, orally and in writing. Essential Job Functions Participates in the research, writing, and public discussion regarding the adoption of the County's general plan, area, coastal, community, and neighborhood plans, and other specialized plans and studies. Participates in the research and drafting of zoning, subdivision, and other land use regulations. Participates in the analysis of complex planning problems, the preparation of population and other planning projections, public property acquisitions and disposal, highway alignments, housing needs, and parking studies. Responds in writing or orally to inquiries from the public on General Plan policy, and subdivision and zoning regulations. Processes applications for subdivisions, zone changes, variances, and conditional use permits. Evaluates applications for consistency with General Plan policy, and compliance with zoning and subdivision regulations. Conducts field inspections, prepares staff reports and public notices, coordinates with other public agencies, and follows all other necessary procedures for public hearings. Analyzes, reviews and prepares environmental documents including Initial Studies, Negative Declarations, and both the draft and final versions of the Environmental Impact Reports. Explains County and State environmental regulations to the general public and project applicants. Investigates and analyzes property ownership, recorded property ownership and zoning histories; gathers and consolidates data from public records and other sources to assist in the development of written staff reports in support of recommendations for official action. Investigates violations of zoning regulations, and discusses alleged violations with property owners, the District Attorney, and other enforcement agencies, and may make court appearances. Prepares and makes oral presentations of planning development applications, zoning and other planning related information to the Regional Planning Commission, and civic, community, governmental, professional, and other interest groups. Prepares graphics, exhibits, maps, and other audio-visual illustrations to present findings and critical issues of planning studies in support of the department's recommendations. Uses computer programs or planning applications to prepare reports, maps, spreadsheets, data bases and/or graphics in carrying out planning activities. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Option I: A bachelor's degree * in Urban or Regional Planning from an accredited four-year college. Option II: A bachelor's degree * from an accredited four-year college or university, with specialization in Environmental Studies, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Administration, or Landscape Architecture, with 15 semester or 22.5 quarter units of upper division courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Urban or Regional Planning, Cartography, Urban Geography and/or Environmental Planning. Option III: A bachelor's degree * from an accredited four-year college or university and one year of urban or regional planning experience in a city or county government. LICENSE: 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: 2 - 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: *In order to receive credit for any degree such as a Bachelor's, Master's, or course work, you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Candidates expect to qualify under Option II, MUST provide a copy of their official college transcript to indicate the course work. Applicants who will be receiving their Bachelor's Degree within six months from the date of filing may compete in this examination; however, the names of such candidates, if successful in the examination, will be withheld from certification for employment until they present original documentation that they have satisfied all the requirements for a Bachelor's Degree. Additional Information This examination will consist of THREE (3) parts: Part I: An online multiple choice test weighted 65% comprised of Deductive Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Achievement, Confidence and Optimism, Independence, Influence, Reliability, and Professional Potential. Part II: A multiple choice test weighted 15% covering Professional/Technical Knowledge. Only candidates that achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Parts I and II will proceed to Part III. Part III: A technical writing project weighted 20% consisting of Written Expression, Professional/Technical Knowledge and Critical Thinking. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. NOTE: Applicants may receive notice via email regarding the written tests and writing project and are responsible for providing a valid email address. Add fkumala@hr.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. Scores cannot be given over the telephone. Candidates will be notified of their final test results via US mail. Scores cannot be given over the telephone. TRANSFER OF SCORES Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their written test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months. TEST PREPARATION Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. You can access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deed necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of successful candidates will be placed on the eligible register for a period of 12 months. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies with the Department of Regional Planning. Available Shift: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, by the last day of filing. Any or all required document(s) must be submitted within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Any missing required documents not submitted by the deadline will result in your application being rejected as incomplete. Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you may email them to fkumala@hr.lacounty.gov . Please ensure to reference your full name, the examination title and number on the subject of your email. 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 web site. IMPORTANT NOTES: ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION. We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum 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 and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER : It is important that you provide your own social security number at the time of filing to ensure your application is processed accurately. Entering other than your own social security number 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. 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 individual 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 . California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Department Contact Name: Ferdi Kumala Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-6451 Department Contact Email: fkumala@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
FILING START DATE: 06/08/2019 FILING START TIME: 5:01 PM The filing period may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. EXAM NUMBER: J2707X SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION Candidates who hold one of the following degrees from an accredited college or university may be eligible to receive the following base pay, at the time of hire: AA/AS: $6,260.82 Monthly BA/BS: $6,609.72 Monthly Upon graduation from the academy, candidates appointed to the position of Deputy Sheriff will receive a Basic Post Certificate (BPC) bonus. HS Diploma: $6,328.04 Monthly AA/AS: $6,680.75 Monthly BA/BS: $7,053.05 Monthly TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive FILING TYPE: Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS Positions in this non-sworn Deputy Sheriff Trainee (DST) classification are characterized by participation in a formal law enforcement training program involving both classroom and practical instruction in subjects such as criminal law, evidence and investigation, patrol and traffic procedures, administration of justice, police/community relations and jail custody and operations. Incumbents must possess the ability to assimilate to classroom instructions covering a wide variety of academic and technical subjects as well as physical skill and coordination to become proficient in firearm and weaponless defense techniques. The program is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Upon completion of the academy, candidates will be appointed to the Deputy Sheriff position. Essential Job Functions EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle WORKS IN A CUSTODY OR COURT SERVICES ENVIRONMENT Enforces/ensures compliance with Federal and State laws, local ordinances, and judicial compliance orders as necessary. Guards, transports, and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures. Oversees the work of and instructs a group of inmates assigned to various operations, maintenance, or other rehabilitative activities. Operates a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants or other holds, and updates classification or housing information as necessary. Secures prisoners and their property and monies as necessary in compliance with departmental policy and procedures including juvenile detention policy and regulations. Performs various law enforcement duties during a local state of emergency. DRIVES A RADIO CAR PATROLLING AREAS TO DETECT CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY, AND PRESERVE THE PEACE Enforces Federal and State laws and local ordinances. Pursues suspects on foot or in a vehicle. Subdues resisting suspects utilizing necessary force, including firearms, to maintain law and order and ensure personal and other's safety. Detains, arrests, books, and transports suspects. Collects, preserves, and records evidence. Maintains a log and writes arrest reports. Makes traffic stops, issues warnings, and writes traffic citations. Responds to emergency scenes and calls for service to provide assistance and maintain law and order. Recovers lost or stolen property. INVESTIGATES EMERGENT AND NON-EMERGENT COMPLAINTS OF CRIMES AND CONDUCTS FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS Investigates victims, witnesses, suspects, and informants. Takes notes, and writes complaint and investigative reports. Searches for, collects, records, and preserves evidence (including contraband). Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Serves civil and criminal process papers. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AGE 19½ years of age at the time of filing and at least 20 years of age at the time of hire. CITIZENSHIP U.S. citizen - OR- permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Candidates will be required to submit a copy of their citizenship documents or paperwork showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. EDUCATION Graduation from a U.S. high school or evidence of equivalent U.S. high school proficiency or higher education. Evidence of equivalent high school proficiency includes having successfully passed the GED, TASC, HiSET, or CHSPE. In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031(e), accredited high schools are those accredited by certifying organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and include accredited public and non-public high schools in the United States and accredited United States Department of Defense high schools. LICENSE A valid California class "C" or above driver license is required to perform job-related functions. California candidates must possess a current, non-expired driver license at the time of filing. Out-of-state candidates must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing and will be required to obtain a California class "C" prior to hire. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit a copy of their valid California driver license, or valid out-of-state driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. A CANDIDATE'S DRIVING RECORD THAT SHOWS THREE OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be in good general physical fitness and free from any medical conditions that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the position of Deputy Sheriff Trainee. VISION: (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. Successful soft contact lens wearers are not required to meet the uncorrected standard as long as their corrected vision is 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING: There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz. 30 dB at 1000 Hz. 40 dB at 2000 Hz. 40 dB at 3000 Hz. There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of their life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of thier duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION There are websites available that have practice tests to help in the preparation of this examination. They are only guides and do not guarantee success in the examination. These sample tests are located at the following sites. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department website: http://shq.lasdnews.net/content/uoa/PER/LawEnfmtJobFamilyStudyGuide.pdf The Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources website: https://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkit https://apps.hr.lacounty.gov/olt/Test The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission website: https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf EXAMINATION CONTENT The examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100%, assessing writing clarity, vocabulary, spelling, writing grammar, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive reasoning, and data interpretation. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the test in order to be placed on the eligible register. Candidates who fail the test may retake the test once every three (3) months. The written test is not reviewable by candidates per Civil Service Rule 7.19. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE ALL CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE SENT TO CANDIDATES VIA EMAIL. Candidates are responsible for providing a valid email address in their application that can receive emails from LASD.org . Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: mdao@lasd.org as1ramir@lasd.org srocha @lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org ehiresvc@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org vpat@lasd.org SCORE TRANSFERS Candidates who have achieved a qualifying score from one of the following the Law Enforcement Job Family (LEJF) examinations: DST #J2707V or J2707W; Custody Assistant (CA) #J2749Z; Security Officer (SO) #J2828P; or Security Assistant (SA) #J2827S will have their written test score automatically transferred to the LEJF position(s) for which they have applied. The written test score is valid for twenty-four (24) months. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an as received basis and candidates will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. All names on the register are eligible for appointment. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twenty-four (24) months following the date of eligibility, unless they: do not pass the Validated Physical Ability Test. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled structured interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological evaluation. withdraw or refuse the position at any time after the written test. SPECIAL INFORMATION ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. REAPPLY PROCEDURE Candidates who have participated in the examination process for any one of the LEJF positions and who do not achieve a qualifying score, must wait three (3) months after the date of the failed test to reapply for any of the LEJF examinations. Reapplying continuously will override the existing information and will cause a delay in the processing of the most recent application. Only the most current application will be considered. RESCHEDULING PROCEDURE Candidates will be given the opportunity to reschedule within a three (3) month period from the date of their application. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure candidates meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Candidates who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months after the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Written Test 3. Validated Physical Ability Test 4. Structured Interview 5. Background Investigation 6. Psychological and Medical Evaluations VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who pass the written test will proceed to the Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT). The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will be allowed an unlimited number of opportunities to pass the VPAT within a twelve (12) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates that pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the Deputy Sheriff Trainee hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the VPAT, will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. Candidates will be allowed one (1) opportunity to pass the SI. If a candidate does not pass the SI, he/she must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be given a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that is to be completed and submitted on the day of their background intake appointment. Candidates will be asked questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents to the candidate. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological evaluations and medical. Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation will be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. ACADEMY TRAINING The Sheriff's Academy is a twenty-two (22) week training program and is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on P.O.S.T. Classes are conducted Monday through Friday and some weekends and holidays. The Academy days are generally eight and one-half hours long and may be conducted in shifts. Recruits generally spend additional time outside of class preparing for class and studying for exams. Recruits in the Sheriff's Academy will participate in classroom and scenario-based training, which will include: the interpretation and application of laws, report writing, radio operations, first aid and CPR, defensive tactics, handcuffing and searching techniques, use of the baton, the safe handling, care, and use of firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and Department regulations and laws regarding the use of force and firearms. Throughout the academy program, recruits will also participate in regular physical training. Knowledge, skill and task competence will be assessed. Academy success will be determined through multiple choice, and true/false tests, role playing exercises and performance, physical ability, and work sample tests. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All candidates are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and your application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Your application must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of filing. Candidates will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County for those candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All candidates must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All candidates must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (323) 260-5291 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Alternate TTY Phone: (323) 267-6669 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time: Continuous