CHIEF PHYSICIAN I/DIRECTOR OF DERMATOLOGY

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 19, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $206,724.00 - $608,676.00 Annually

Job Description



FILING PERIOD
9/19/2019 @ 8:00 a.m. (PST)
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NUMBER
Y5457F

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVEJOB OPPORTUNITY

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Career Goals
  • Legible copy of certificate of completion of residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board.
  • Legible copy of California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.

Before submission of your information, it is necessary to ensure that all information is complete and includes all required documents as directed on the job posting in order for your information to be reviewed and processed in a timely manner.

The Statement of Career Goals is a narrative that serves as an effective way of assessing current career achievements and the means one should take for accomplishing such career objectives. The career statement is a short and crisp essay that clearly presents the career vision of a professional for making an effective career plan.
COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
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DEFINITION:
Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians that have immediate responsibility, either within a geographical area or County-wide, for a general or specialized health services program or directs a medical division in a County hospital.
Essential Job Functions
  • Supervises a division,department or DHS-wide integrated Dermatology Service where there is supervision/direction of other dermatology providers/staff and the direct delivery of dermatology services to patients of a very large medical division of a hospital(s).
  • Formulates or assists in the formulation of overall policies and plans and directs the program and medical activities of a medical division of a hospital.
  • Responsible for or assists in the administrative aspects of adivision, department or DHS-wide integrated Dermatology Service, including budget preparation and control, recruitment, hiring, and ongoing management of physicians, contractors and mid-level providers (e.g. Nurse Practitioner) across DHS hospitals and outpatient settings, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating the work of the division with that of other divisions in the hospital.
  • Responsible for improving patient wait times for Dermatology services including enacting clinic-level efficiencies (e.g., standardizing practices), Optimal eConsult review to ensure timely responses and adherence to DHS established practices, appropriate use of resources and equipment in clinics according to their scope of services (e.g., lasers, phototherapy, Mohs Surgery, etc.).
  • Chairs the Dermatology Specialty-Primary Care workgroup:
    • Leads the creation of DHS Expected Practices which clarify the shared approach to clinical management of dermatology conditions.
    • Serves as the primary source of DHS-wide review for ORCHID order sets (e.g., routine lab or radiology requests or per-operative orders).
    • Accountable for leading new services such as the recently launched Tattoo Removal service.
Leads the creation of DHS Expected Practices which clarify the shared approach to clinical management of dermatology conditions. Leads management of ORCHID or eConsult specific changes relevant to improving dermatology care. Coordinate dermatology related research ensuring it aims to directly benefit County patients. Responsible for optimally leveraging medical technologies including electronic consultation, tele-dermatology and ORCHID tools to deliver care in the most timely and effective manner possible. Attends DHS-wide leadership meetings as appropriate and participates on relevant DHS-wide committees Oversees Dermatology training programs and fellowships, directs or assists in directing the training of interns, resident physicians, and medical and technical students in the work of the division. Directs the establishment, improvement or revision of the medical work or procedures of the division in order to improve the level of service or the utilization of personnel. Plans, directs and supervises medical research and the presentation and review of findings. Examines, diagnoses, and prescribes treatment in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, prescribes treatment for patients on a consultative basis, and reviews the care prescribed by staff physicians, resident physicians, and interns. Perform biopsies, surgery, laser treatment and other indicated interventions. Gives lectures and demonstrations to medical and nursing staff and medical and technical students.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in Dermatology -AND- Two years of experience in dermatology medical practice, additional training, teaching, or investigative work.

LICENSE:
California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate 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 alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

PHYSICAL CLASS II:
Light:Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
Applicantsmustincludea legible photocopy of the certificate of completion of a residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board and California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate to the applicationor within 15 calendar days of filing online.

The required licenses and/or certificates MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted.

WITHHOLD INFORMATION:

Applicants who do not possess a California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate at the time of filing may compete in this examination; however, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification for employment until the required certificate is presented.

Applicants must have a valid and unrestricted license to practice as a physician and surgeon as issued by the state in which they currently practice and/or reside. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have a California State Physician and Surgeon's Certification authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of a review and appraisal of qualifications based upon information from Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Career Goals and Achievements, weighted 100%. This examination will assess Experience, Practice Based Learning, System Based Practice and Leadership and Management Skills.

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.

Candidates mustachieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on theeligible list.

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register without indication of relative standing in the examination. Successfulcandidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every12 months.

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The resulting eligible register 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,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 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 the 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, 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 required documents, you maye-mail the documents to the exam analystwithin 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 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 to not have to be disclosed.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Social security number is 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's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Shirley Bermudez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-9089
sbermudez@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 869-7124

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


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