Program Implementation Manager (Alliance for Health Integration)

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $126,174.72 - $196,226.88 Annually USD

Job Description

EXAM NAME:

Program Implementation Manager (Alliance for Health Integration)

EXAM NUMBER:

R4629A-R

FIRST DAY OF FILING:

March 16, 2021 at 8:00 AM (PT)
The first review of applications will take place on March 31, 2021.

This examination will remain open until the needs of the service
are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:

Open Competitive Job Opportunity

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.

THE OPPORTUNITY:
The Alliance for Health Integration (Alliance) was created in February 2020 by the Board of Supervisors. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of Los Angeles County residents by aligning and efficiently implementing Board approved prevention, treatment and healing initiatives that require the collaborative contributions of the three Health Departments in a manner that supports the County workforce, builds partnerships, promotes health equity, and respects each department's unique charge and scope.

With the creation of the Alliance in February 2020, the Board adopted the framework and organization structure for the Alliance as a next iteration of the Health Agency, in order to continue the integration and coordination work started. The goal of the Alliance is to serve as an implementation arm of efforts that span across the three Health Departments, in order to meet the priorities and associated objectives/strategies/metrics adopted by the Board in February 2020. Please see the links below for additional information:
Original Board Motion
Report (objectives/strategies/metrics)

The current Program Implementation Manager (PIM) opportunities will lead integration teams across the Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health, and Department of Mental Health with coordination and project management across all three Health Departments and throughout Los Angeles County. There will be areas of focus for each PIM that will be based on their professional experiences/strengths; such as health policy and legislation, health equity, prevention work, integrated clinical care, health administration, and more.
Essential Job Functions
Executes the short- and long-term goals of the Alliance for Health Integration by developing project management plans and detailed work plans; assigning responsibility and monitoring work plans across the three Health Departments on assigned projects; monitoring progress toward goals and objectives; establishing a feedback loop of information to inform program improvement and decision making; identifying solutions to recurring or system related problems; and convening regular meetings and workgroups affiliated with assigned projects in order to meet the priorities and associated objectives/strategies/metrics adopted by the Board of Supervisors.

Directs the implementation of a variety of countywide integrated healthcare programs for specialized and highly vulnerable populations by understanding the underlying health policy and best practices; influencing the program design; determining the resource and financial requirements for all projects; establishing project specific budgets, with consideration of the scarce resources available; and identifying and coordinating efforts to secure revenue sources including local, state, and national funding and governmental and philanthropic grants in order to improve the health and well-being of Los Angeles County residents.

Directs the development, implementation, and monitoring of cross departmental policies and procedures by researching and reviewing existing departmental policies; consulting with relevant stakeholders within the Departments; and leading ongoing multidepartment workgroups in order to identify efficiencies and adapt policies to further facilitate the integration work.

Represents the Alliance for Health Integration in meetings or public convenings by collaborating and coordinating with executive leadership in Departments countywide and with the Board of Supervisor's deputies; communicating with stakeholders on the progress of program objectives and anticipated outcomes; and collaborating with CEO's Legislative and Intergovernmental Relations (LAIR) team for advocacy efforts at State and Federal level, as necessary, in order to build and strengthen partnerships, communicate pertinent information, and further the priorities of the Alliance.

Oversees the development of documents, reports, and correspondence to the Board for assigned projects by coordinating the collection of relevant information from departmental subject matter experts; researching and vetting information; contributing to the final written product by following appropriate writing structure and content of the English language; and conveying information effectively at a level appropriate for the intended audience in order to compose work-related products that are factually correct.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Four years of progressively responsible experience in a staff capacity* analyzing, evaluating, coordinating and making recommendations for a variety of healthcare programs** for a large integrated healthcare delivery system***, one year of which must have included supervisory experience**** at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Senior Staff Analyst, Health, Assistant Hospital Administrator IV or higher. *****

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Staff capacity is defined as work performed to assist and support administration by conducting research, analysis, and making recommendations to administration for the solution of problems, such as use of personnel, budget allocation and funds, workload and/or workload fluctuations, or programs and procedures for accomplishing work objectives.

**Examples of healthcare programs include public health, mental health, health prevention, health policy, health legislation, direct clinical services, and hospital administration.

***A large integrated health care delivery system refers to the integration and collaboration of multiple health programs, departments, units, and/or services.

****Supervisory experience is defined as having full supervisory responsibility including planning, assigning, scheduling, hiring, rating performance evaluations, disciplining, and counseling employees. Provides day-to-day technical and administrative supervision to subordinate staff.

******Experience at the level of the Los Angeles County's classes listed in the Requirements is defined as follows:
  • Senior Staff Analyst, Health: Supervises a team of analysts providing technical and consultative service to management in major health service areas.
  • Health Program Analyst III: Supervises a team of analysts and other technical and support personnel providing technical and consultative services to the management of a program; or oversees a small Countywide health program.
  • Assistant Hospital Administrator IV: Assists in the administration of a large hospital, by managing and coordinating the supporting services for patient care programs of a major area of the hospital.


OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE:
Los Angeles County employees attempting to meet the requirements via experience inconsistent with their official payroll title will be considered for this examination. Applicants claiming out-of-class experience to meet the requirements should describe their out-of-class duties in detail in the Work Experience and Supplemental Questions sections of their application.

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 required.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class "C" Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of two parts:

PART I: A multiple-choice test weighted 80% measuring the following competencies:
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Working with People
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Verbal Ability

THE MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

Only applicants who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I will be invited to Part II.

PART II: A writing assessment weighted 20% measuring English Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing Information.

Applicants must meet the selection requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

TRANSFER OF SCORES:
  • Applicants that have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination.
  • This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred.

PLEASE NOTE:

Test Invitation Letters and other correspondence will be sent electronically to the e-mail address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid e-mail address. Please add arocha@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, no-reply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your e-mail address book and/or list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.

Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.

Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letters will be sent electronically to your e-mail address.

Test scores cannot be given over the telephone.

TEST PREPARATION

Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.

An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.

Additional practice tests are available at http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of (12) months following the date of promulgation.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies within the Alliance for Health Integration.

The official payroll title of this job is Program Implementation Manager, Health Services .

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will follow all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants.

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 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.

Application and Filing Information

Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job 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.

Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an 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.

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 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.

Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries:
For applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications.

Do you have any questions?

Department Contact Name: Alfredo Rocha

Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2922

Department Contact Email: arocha@hr.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov

Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099

Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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