MENTAL HEALTH PSYCHIATRIST

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 16, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $251,145.84 - $291,142.56 Annually

Job Description





FILING START DATE: 02/12/19 at 9 AM PST
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject toclosure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: b4735E
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY


Special Salary Information:
Additional Compensation Bonus:
5.5% for AMA Certification in Psychiatry
5.5% for continuous assignment at LAC High Desert Health Systems (Palmdale/Lancaster)

Manpower Shortage Recruitment Rate:
Effective September 10, 2019, The Manpower Shortage Recruitment Rate has been authorized at Step 8 ($22,870.32) for those Mental Health Psychiatrists permanently assigned to the Antelope Valley and Palmdale Mental Health Clinics.

Effective September 10, 2019, The Manpower Shortage Recruitment Rate has been authorized at Step 5 ($20,928.82) for those Mental Health Psychiatrists permanently assigned to Service Areas 2-8.

Should an employee who was advanced to the recruitment rate transfer out of the Antelope Valley/Palmdale Clinics, he or she will be returned to the step rate that otherwise would have been held on the basis of seniority in the Mental Health Psychiatrist position.

DEFINITION:
Renders professional medical services in the field of psychiatry.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class provide specialized medical services, the nature of which requires completion of an approved residency in psychiatry.

Essential Job Functions
Performs medical work in the medical field of psychiatry.

Conducts training or assists in the training of interns and resident physicians.

Consults with staff physicians and para-medical personnel regarding care of patients and medical and diagnostic work performed.

Performs or assists in carrying out administrative responsibilities which may include such duties as budget preparation for the section, determining equipment and supply needs, carrying out personnel functions, or developing revising work procedures to expedite work load or improve level of service.

Assists in the planning and direction of health programs in the field of psychiatry.
Requirements
SELECTIONREQUIREMENTS:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in psychiatry. Persons applying withinsix months of the completion of residencywill be placed onthe withhold list.

LICENSE:
*California State Physician and Surgeon'slicense authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.
A valid California Class "C" Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternate 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:
*To compete in this examination process, applicants must have a current active California State Physician and Surgeon's license issued by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California. A copy of this required license must be submitted at the time of filing.

Additional Information
Special Information:

Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, holidays or weekends.

Past and present metal health clients and family members are encouraged to apply.

" 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. "

EXAMINATION CONTENT
This is a noncompetitive examination. This examination is intended to merely qualify applicants. Applicants will be placed on an eligible register without indication of relative standing in the examination.

Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Mental 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 applicants 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.

Applicants will be placed on an eligible list/register without indication of relative standing in the examination. The appointing power may appoint any one of the names on the appropriate list/register, except a person without Veterans credit may not be appointed if there are three or more names on the list/register of persons entitled to Veteran's credit.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online 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 "Apply" tab for this posting.

Applications must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Physician and Surgeon's Certificate, Resume, 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 and 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.

All information is subject to verification. Applicants may be rejected at any stage of the selection process.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE
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 LIBRARIES
For applicants 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 applicant's original application record.

Department Contact Name:Joshua Goldman
Department Contact Phone:(213) 972-7046
Department Contact Email:
exams@dmh.lacounty.gov
ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 972-7034
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Teletype Phone:(800)899-4099



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