CHIEF PHYSICIAN I (VARIOUS SPECIALTIES)

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $214,008.00 - $647,484.00 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING DATES: November 24, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M. (PST)
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5457G

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov .

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:To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

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.

COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
To apply, click on the link below:

https://apps.dhs.lacounty.gov/SpecialRecruitment/Questionnaire?examNo=Y5457G

Required Documents:Curriculum VitaeStatement of Career GoalsLegible 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.
Essential Job Functions
  • 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.
  • Has responsibility for or assists in the administrative aspects of the division, including budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating the work of the division with that of other divisions in the hospital.
  • 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 for patients on a consultative basis, and reviews the care prescribed by staff physicians, resident physicians, and interns.
  • Gives lectures and demonstrations to medical and nursing staff and medical and technical students.

Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent** -AND- Two years of experience in 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:

SPECIALTIES REQUIREMENTS:

*Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties:

Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Internal Medicine-General
Internal Medicine-Endocrinology
Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Cardiology (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Critical Care
Internal Medicine-Gastro (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Gastro (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine-Nephrology
Internal Medicine-Public Health & General Prev Medicine
Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive)
Internal Medicine-Rheumatology
Neurology
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology-General
Obstetrics and Gynecology-Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pathology-Forensic
Pediatrics
Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry
Radiology-General/Diagnostic
Radiology-Vasc//Int Diagnostic
Surgery-Cardio Thoracic
Surgery-General
Surgery-Neurological
Surgery-Ophthalmology
Surgery-Orthopedics
Surgery-Pediatric
Surgery-Plastic
Surgery-Urology
Surgery-Vascular

**Equivalent training is defined as that training which the appropriate American Certifying Board formally recognizes in writing as being equivalent. Equivalent training for appointments to the specialty of Emergency Medicine will be that training and/or experience approved by the Director of Health Services.

The Statement of Career Goal 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.

Applicants must include a 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 application at the time of filing or 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 self-assessment based on Supplemental Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering experience, professional development, collaboration, leadership and management skills.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination 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.

Only the most qualified candidates will be selected and place on the Eligible Register.

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. Successful candidates 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 every twelve (12) months.
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 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. APPLICATION 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 and salary earned. 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.

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 SBermudez@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.

NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you may e-mail the documents to the exam analyst 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.

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) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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