OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
FIRST DAY OF FILING:
JANUARY 15, 2020 @8:00 AM, PSTUNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. 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. 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.
Essential Job Functions
Assists the administrator in the formulation, development, and execution of plans, policies, and programs for the hospital.
Assists in directing the administrative functions of the hospital, including personnel, fiscal and other functional activities.
Provides supervision and direction of non-professional services.
Ensures that the appropriate kinds, quality, and quantity of support services are delivered to the patients and/or staff of the hospital.
Assists in the coordination of hospital operations with other divisions of the Department of Health Services, County departments, and external agencies.
Coordinates the non-professional activities of the hospital with medical services.
Assists the administrator in developing and controlling medical services.
Assists the administrator in developing and controlling the annual budget for the hospital.
Conducts special investigations and studies as assigned.
Investigates and resolves complaints from patients, hospital staff, and the general public.
Represents the administrator on various hospital committees.
Acts for the Hospital Administrator in his or her absence.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Three years of highly responsible administrative or staff experience*, two years of which must have been at the level of Senior Staff Analyst, Health** or higher. A Master's degree ***in Hospital Administration or a Master's degree*** in Business Administration from an accredited graduate school will be accepted for one year of the highly responsible administrative or staff experience.OPTION II:
Two years of administrative experience in a health care setting at the level of Assistant Hospital Administrator III**** or higher.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:
*Highly responsible administrative or staff experience in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: staff experience at the senior level with extensive knowledge of program related area, processes and procedures, and experience in a specific subject matter.
**Experience at the level of Senior Staff Analyst, Health is defined as: supervises a team of analysts providing technical and consultative service to management in major health service areas.
***In order to receive credit for any type of college/university degree, such as a Master's degree or higher, you must include a legible photocopy of the degree or official transcripts
from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online.
****Experience at the level of Assistant Hospital Administrator III is defined as: assists in the administration of a County hospital by managing and coordinating the supporting services for the patient care programs of a large area of the hospital.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted 100%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the exam in order to be placed on the eligible register. 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 on 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.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 Oramirez@dhs.lacounty.gov and email@example.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.No person may compete in this exam more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION
Appointees may be required to work any shift
including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. 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 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 resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services. 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 will be processed on an as received basis. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button 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.
from Class Specification and Selection 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 ALSO 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 SELECTION 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 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted. 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 or friend's user ID and password my erase a candidate's original application record.DEPARTMENT CONTACT
Oscar Ramirez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8433ORamirez@dhs.lacounty.govADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE