SUPERVISING RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST I

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $74,565.84 - $97,793.52 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING START DATE:
August 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without notice.

EXAM NUMBER:
Y5804M

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing.

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:
Exercises direct technical and administrative supervision over a unit performing a variety of radiographic procedures.

Essential Job Functions
Counsels subordinates on overall performance.

Prepares performance evaluations of assigned subordinates for review by higher level supervising technologists, division head, and/or personnel officer.

Trains and/or supervises the training of radiologic technology students and technologists in the safe and accurate performance of specific procedures which the unit is responsible for performing.

Investigates and reports on employee relations problems to supervisor.

Plans and organizes work in an assigned unit to assure that all examinations are expeditiously processed and meet requisite standards of quality and safety.

Contacts members of teams of Radiologic Technologists, Special Procedures and ancillary personnel for emergency duty; reviews equipment preparation and operation for cardiovascular and neuroradiology examinations.

Assigns work to technologists by relating the examination work order to equipment capability; assigns technologists to operate mobile or stationary equipment.

Resolves problems for technologists with respect to positioning of patients and/or modification of machine control settings to obtain desired results.

Reads orders for radiographic examinations and schedules patients in accordance with protocol or physician's direction.

Inspects work area and equipment, and orders needed supplies and maintenance services within specified limits.

Checks machine control settings and proper use of collimators, grids, shielding and film badges for conformance with State regulations to ensure the safety of patients and health services personnel.

Compiles and reports number and type of completed X-ray examinations performed by the unit.

Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
One year (1) of experience as a Certified Radiologic Technologist performing a variety of radiographic and other related examinations under the supervision of a qualified radiologist.

LICENSE:
Certification* as a radiologic technologist issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services -AND- A radiologic technologist fluoroscopy permit* issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services.

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:
*Please be sure to attach a legible photocopy of the required license, certificate, and/or permit of compliance to your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from filing online. Applications submitted without the required license, certificate, and/or permit will be considered incomplete until such information is provided. The original license, certificate, and/or permit must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment.

The required certificate and permit MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted certificate or permit will NOT be accepted.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted 100%.

Additional points will be awarded to applicants with additional experience beyond the Minimum Requirements.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.

Notification 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 gmargosian@dhs.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.

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 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 evening, nights, weekends, and holidays.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The 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. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the 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 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.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 PM., PT on the last date of filing will not be accepted.

NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at GMargosian@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

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 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.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT
Germine Margosian, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8572
GMargosian@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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