PHYSICIAN, M.D. POST-GRADUATE TRAINING LICENSE / TEMPORARY

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 16, 2021
Temporary Education and Training Public Health Regulatory and Licensing
  • Salary: $166,834.08 - $223,649.04 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING DATES: APRIL 16, 2021 @ 8:00 A.M. (PT)
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5474D

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity / TEMPORARY


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:
Renders professional medical services as an independent physician, or as part of a post graduate educational program under the supervision of a medical staff for the purpose of moonlighting.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Physicians with the Postgraduate Training License (PTL) and in moonlighting assignments work under general direction of medical staff and are responsible for providing medical care and treatments in a medical specialty field to a variety of patients during a period of post graduate education in a hospital approved for such training. Postgraduates in this class receive varying degrees of direction by physicians and medical staff in providing medical care and treatments based on the amount of training and knowledge gained in the medical specialty, and must follow established department policy, procedures, and guidelines as determined by medical specialties and sub-specialties.

The PTL may engage in the practice of medicine as described below only in connection with his or her duties as a resident physician in a board-approved program, including affiliated sites, or under those conditions as are approved in writing and maintained in the PTL's file by the director of his or her program

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

https://apps.dhs.lacounty.gov/SpecialRecruitment/Questionnaire?examNo=Y5474D


Essential Job Functions
Confers with attending and staff physicians regarding care and treatment of patients, and assists them in examining and treating patients.

Provides general medical consultation services; secures cooperation and/or permission for treatment from patients and relatives.

Examines, diagnoses and treats patients in admitting and treatment rooms, clinics, wards and in homes.

Performs medical duties in diagnostic and special services.

Works with interns and nursing personnel regarding the care of patients; writes orders, reviews patient charts and records.

Determines the necessity for laboratory tests; orders and interprets results.

Confers with professional personnel in medical and related fields.

Assists in epidemiological work and the enforcement of rules relating to communicable disease control.

Prescribes needed therapy, reviews the progress of patients and adapts treatment as necessary.

Conducts post-mortem examinations and assists in carrying out laboratory studies to discover the main and contributing causes of death.

Certifies as to the cause of death.

Testifies in court as an expert Medical witness when necessary.

Assists in the planning and direction of health programs.

Conducts research, special studies, and surveys.

Provides technical supervision to a professional or non-professional staff involved in providing direct patient care.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Postgraduate Training License issued by the Medical Board of California* -and- enrollment in an American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited residency program.

Additional Required Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Career Goals
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.

LICENSE:
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 function.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
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.

*Applicants MUST include a legible photocopy of their Postgraduate Training License issued by the Medical Board of California to the application at the time of filing or email it to the analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online.

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


Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of a self-assessment based on Supplemental Self-Assessment Questionnaire weighted 100%, covering training and experience, professional development and collaboration.

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.

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 eligible 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 temporary vacancy positions 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, FAX 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., PT, 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 msnkhchyan@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
Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8023
msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7124


CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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