REBULLETIN INFORMATION This announcement is a re-bulletin to update the supplemental questionnaire and special requirement information. Persons who have already applied within the last twelve (12)months may submit additional information by the last day of filing. The information must include your name, the correct examination title and number.EXAM NUMBER:
PH5710AFIRST DAY OF FILING :
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., Pacific Standard Time (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 OpportunityDEFINITION:
Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, and evaluates, through subordinate nurse evaluator supervisors, the work of a major section of the Health Facilities Inspection Division.CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class are assigned to the Department of Public Health, Health Facilities Inspection Division. Under general direction from the Assistant Chief, Health Facilities Inspection Division, positions provide technical and administrative direction, through Supervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing positions, to nurse evaluators responsible for surveying and investigating health care facilities and enforcing licensing and certification standards in accordance with State, Federal, and local laws and regulations concerning total patient care. Positions also direct staff responsible for performing administrative assignments in licensing, enforcement, and training services; provide administrative direction to a staff of consultants; manage informal dispute resolution, compliance, and quality assessment and assurance monitoring processes; and handle informal complainant appeals. Health Facilities Program Manager, Nursing positions are required to apply an advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of management, supervisory, and leadership techniques. Health Facilities Program Manager, Nursing is distinguished from Supervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing in that the latter is primarily responsible for supervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing positions and support staff in the conduct of healthcare facility inspections and investigations.
Essential Job Functions
Develops, interprets, and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives and departmental policies and procedures; applies recognized standards of nursing care and practice to program activities.
Assists in planning and implementing operational policies and procedures for nursing services and assigns, directs, and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors and other personnel.
Monitors and evaluates program operations for compliance with licensure and regulatory standards.
Manages the administration of survey services by reviewing inspection and investigatory reports, resolving problems pertaining to surveys, and coordinating work with other sections.
Directs a staff of consultants in the provision of specialized consultative and enforcement services in the evaluation of total patient quality-of-care provided by hospitals and other health care facilities in accordance with Federal, State, and local licensing and certification requirements.
Provides administrative and limited technical supervision to consultants exercising professional expertise in fields such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and physical and occupational therapy.
Coordinates all enforcement actions for the Division, including processing license revocations, Medicare and Medi-Cal de-certifications, and criminal complaints; and provides technical support to the surveyors and consultants.
Directs program specialists conducting a variety of staff assignments such as reviewing and analyzing State, Federal, and local legislation and regulations affecting the program; planning and providing orientation and ongoing in-service training for Division personnel; and reviewing licensure and certification documents.
Represents the Health Facilities Inspection Division when interfacing with officials of governmental health agencies, fiscal intermediaries, provider groups, and voluntary associations.
A Bachelor's degree*
from an accredited college or university in nursing or closely related health field.- AND -Option I:
Two (2) years of full-time work experience at the level of Los Angeles County class ofSupervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing**
.- OR -Option II:
Two (2) years of full-time consultative work experience in the surveillance of health facilities for compliance with State, Federal, and local regulations.- OR -Option III:
Two (2) years of full-time work experience at the level of Los Angeles County class ofHealth Facilities Evaluator III***
enforcing local licensing and certification requirements relating to medical care.
Full-time experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour work week. Work performed part-time will be prorated on a month-to-month basis.REQUIRED LICENSES****:An active and valid license (without limitations or restrictions)to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
A current certification in accordance with the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) program.
Department of Public Health requires ALL licensed clinical professionals, including Registered Nurses,regardless of their position, have aBLS/CPR & AED certificate as they are considered first responders.
Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a current certification before appointment.
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 college or universitycourse work, or any type of college or universitydegree, such as Bachelor's Degree or higher,youmust include a legible copy
of the Official Diploma,Official Transcript(s)*****
, or Official Letter fromthe accredited institution (which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded) with Registrar's signature and school seal withyour application online at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov .**
In the County of Los Angeles, the class ofSupervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing
is defined as someone who provides first level of supervision to nurse evaluator staff responsible for surveying health care facilities and enforcing licensing and certification standards in accordance with State, Federal, and local laws and regulations pertaining to areas affecting total patient care such as nursing, physician, restorative, and related services; or performs administrative staff assignments in licensing, enforcement and training services regarding health facilities.***
In the County of Los Angeles, the class ofHealth Facilities Evaluator III
is defined as someone who provides the first level of supervision to a field staff responsible for surveying health care facilities and enforcing licensing and certification standards in accordance with State, Federal, and local laws and regulations; or performs administrative staff assignments in licensing, enforcement and training services regarding health facilities.****
Please complete the "Certificates and Licenses" section of the application by including all the certificates/licenses required (e.g. Registered Nurse License, BLS certification, etc.). Provide the title of your required license and certifications, number, date of issue, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Selection Requirements on your application at the time of filing or e-mail the information to FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing.
Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification to the application at the time of filingor e-mail thedocument to FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (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. Aprintout
of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official, therefore, it will NOT be accepted and will result in your application being REJECTED as INCOMPLETE.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two (2)Parts: PART I:
A multiple choice test assessing Reading Comprehension; Data Analysis and Decision Making; Written Communication; Problem Solving; Achievement; Confidence and Optimism; Deductive Reasoning Ability; Flexibility; Independence; Influence; Innovation; Management Potential; Professional Potential; Sense of Duty and Thoroughness weighted 60%. Only those candidates who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on PART I will be eligible to proceed to PART II .PART II:
An evaluation of Training and Experience and Structured Interview assessing Education; Duties; Certifications/Trainings; Managerial Experience; Knowledge of Federal, State, County Laws, Regulations, and Rules; Ability to Interpret and Apply Pertinent Federal, State, County Laws, Regulations, and Rules; Ability to Manage Risk; Oral Communication; Planning; Initiative; Team Orientation and Stress Tolerance weighted 40%.NOTE:
An evaluation of Training and Experience form will be e-mailed to all applicants that pass PART I of the examination process.CANDIDATES 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 ADDED TO THE ELIGIBLE REGISTERTRANSFER OF SCORES:
Candidates that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last twelve (12) months, will have their test responsesfor the identical testpart(s)automatically transferred to this examination.This examination contains test part(s) that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, yourtest responseswill be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least twelve (12) months.MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
Notifications, forms, and/or invitation letters for the multiple choice test, evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) and structured interview will be sent electronically to the e-mail address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address. Please add FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov to your e-mail address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail.To update this type of information, applicants must make the changes to their profile at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty .
Applicants with disabilities who require special arrangements must provide the Recruitment and Examining Unit with written notification at the time of filing.TEST PREPARATION:
The following test preparation resources are available to assist applicants prepare for employment tests and interviews:
- 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/ .Under the "Find a Job" tab click on "Job Search Toolkit." Scroll down to find a guide on "Effective Interviewing." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
- You can also access practice tests for the computerized portion of the test by going to the following website: http://www.shldirect.com/practice.tests.html .
While these study guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment.
Non-Acceptance and Final Results letterswill be sent viaUnited States Postal Service(USPS).Examination scores cannot be given over the phone or by e-mail.ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will beadded to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period oftwelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.NO PERSON MAY COMPETEIN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERYTWELVE (12) MONTHS
Complete applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis andwill be added to the Eligible Register accordingly.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.VACANCY INFORMATION:
The EligibleRegister resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur.AVAILABLE SHIFT:
AnyAPPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filedONLINE ONLY
. Applications submitted bymail, fax,orin person willNOT
be accepted. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be submitted with your application online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov .
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. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.
The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearly
shown that you meet theSELECTION REQUIREMENTS .
Fill out the application and supplemental questionnaire accurately and completely toreceive full credit for any relevant education and/or job experience you include. In the space provided on the application for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree(s) received, and degree major. For each job held,provide the name and address of your employer, title of position, start and end dates,number of hours worked per week, and detailed description of work and duties performed. If your application and/or supplemental questionnaire is/are INCOMPLETE, the applicationwill beREJECTED
If you are unable to attach required documents with your application online, youmust
e-mail them to FGonzalez@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission.In the "Subject" of the e-mail pleasetype the Exam Number and Exam Title.
Failure to provide complete, accurateinformation willimpact the assessment of your qualifications and the acceptance of your application into the examination process.IMPORTANT NOTES:
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
- Please note that ALL information supplied by applicants and 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.
- Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification, Selection Requirements, and/or Special Requirement Information serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so, will result inyour application beingREJECTED as INCOMPLETE.
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.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes in the format XXX-XX-XXXX. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 914-8488Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099Alternate Teletype Phone
: (800) 897-0077Department Contact Name:
Exam AnalystDepartment Contact Phone:
(323) 914-8488Department Contact E-mail: