NURSING DIRECTOR, EDUCATION

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 02, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Education and Training Public Health
  • Salary: $140,850.23 - $213,188.16 Annually

Job Description



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 certificationMUSTbe current/active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification willNOTbe 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 oftwelve (12) monthsfrom 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 everytwelve (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 haveclearlyshown that you meet theSELECTION 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 providedso 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 thatALLinformation included in the application materials is subject toVERIFICATIONat any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result inDISQUALIFICATIONorRESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
  • UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom 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 anINCOMPLETE APPLICATIONand your application may beDISQUALIFIED.

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


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