CHIEF PHYSICIAN III/ ASSOCIATE CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, HARBOR UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $258,768.00 - $683,556.00 Annually USD

Job Description

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

EXAM NUMBER

Y5459B

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD

May 20, 2021 at 08:00 A.M. (PT)
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE:
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES:
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

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


HARBOR/UCLA MEDICAL CENTER
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 373-bed Level I trauma center, which serves over three million residents of southwestern Los Angeles County across a catchment area that includes Los Angeles International Airport, Inglewood, Watts, San Pedro, and continues to the Orange County border. The hospital is part of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services safety net system that includes three other hospitals and 26 community-based health centers.
The hospital's FY 2020-21 annual operating budget is over $1 billion and operates seven intensive care units for adult and pediatric patients, 16 operating rooms, labor and delivery services, cardiac catheterization laboratory, and inpatient psychiatric care. In Fiscal Year 2019-20, the hospital had over 17,000 inpatient discharges.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's outpatient medical services include five patient centered medical homes for women, children, and adult patients, as well as a full range of specialty services. The facility provides over 300,000 ambulatory care visits each year.
The medical center provides 24-hour acute medical, surgical, pediatric, obstetrics/gynecologic, and psychiatric emergency services and provided over 80,000 emergency visits in Fiscal Year 2019-20. The hospital is designated as a Level I Trauma Center, Emergency Department Approved for Pediatric (EDAP), and a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center and is the only Level I Trauma Center serving the South Bay area. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has the second highest STEMI volume in Los Angeles County.
Over 4,300 people work on the campus, including 3,400 permanent employees. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's physician faculty is comprised of 636 full-time and 140 volunteer physicians; the full and part-time faculty, and many of the volunteer faculty, have teaching appointments through its affiliation with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The hospital trains over 540 physician residents in some 50 residency training programs. Also located on the hospital campus is The Lundquist Institute, a leading medical research institution, whose work covers many specialized areas such as immunology, cardiology, oncology, reproductive endocrinology, respiratory physiology, kidney transplants, neonatology, and maternal- fetal medicine.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has begun planning and design for a $1.6 billion campus master plan to construct a 346-bed replacement inpatient tower, separate outpatient clinic building, central plant, parking structures, and buildings to support administrative, warehouse, and facilities operations. The current timeline is to complete and open the new hospital in time for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

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

DEFINITION
Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians who direct the programs and activities of a very large medical organization.
Essential Job Functions
  • Directly supervise each of the Clinical Department Chiefs, the Associate Medical Director of Inpatient Services, and the Associate Medical Director of Ambulatory Care Services.
  • Directly responsible for the operational management, administration medical staff affairs and quality of the care delivered by the 12 clinical departments at Harbor-UCLA.
  • Formulates or assists in formulating overall policies and in planning and directing of programs and activities of a very large and complex medical organization.
  • Has responsibility for such administrative aspects of the organization's medical program as budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating of the work with other organizational units and top management of the department.
  • Assigns, trains, and evaluates medical and related personnel.
  • Directs or assists in directing the training of interns, resident physicians, and medical and technical students in the work of the organization.
  • Directs inpatient and outpatient medical services.
  • Directs the establishment, improvement, or revision of the medical work or procedures of the organization to improve the level of care and service, or the utilization of personnel.
  • Represents the department head at meetings involving other County departments, various public or private health agencies and other governmental agencies.
  • Directs activities of nursing, counseling, laboratory and related medical support personnel as needed.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent** -AND- four (4) years of medical administrative experience.***

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS: *Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties:
Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Int Med-General/Endocrinology
Int Med-Cardiology (Invasive)
Int Med-Cardiology (Non-Invasive)
Int Med-Critical Care
Int Med-Gastro (Invasive)
Int Med-Gastro (Non-Invasive)
Int Med-Hematology/Oncology
Int Med-Infectious Disease
Int Med-Nephrology
Int Med-Pulmonary (Invasive)
Int Med-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive)
Int Med-Rheumatology
Neurology
Nuclear Medicine
ObGyn-General
ObGyn-Gynecologic Oncology
ObGyn-Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pathology-Forensic
Pediatrics
Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry
Radiology-General/Diagnostic
Radiology-Vasc/Int Diagnostic
Surgery-Cardio
Surgery-Thoracic
Surgery-General
Surgery-Neurological
Surgery-Ophthalmology
Surgery-Orthopedics
Surgery-Pediatric
Surgery-Plastic
Surgery-Vascular
Surgery-Urologic
LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:
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.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Additional medical administrative experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.
PHYSICAL CLASS :
2 - Light: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION :

**Equivalent certification is defined as that certification 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.

***Medical administrative experince in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: planning, organizing, developing, staffing and controlling of a health facility, clinic, unit, ward or program.

Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate to the application at the time of filing or email the analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online.

The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses and/or certificates 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%.

Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to 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 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.

AVAILABLE SHIFT :
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

VACANCY INFORMATION :
The resulting eligible register from this exam will be used to fill a vacancy within the Department of Health Services (DHS) Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

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 the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

All notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add baguila@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. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS. Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely to receive full credit for related education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position 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 NOTES :
  • 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 the Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements to serve 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 your application may be DISQUALIFIED.
NOTE :
If you are unable to attach the required documents as attachments during your application submission, you may email the documents to Meri Snkhchyan at msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE :
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD :
All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member 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 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 .

ADA COORDINATOR :
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE :
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT :
Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-5063
msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov
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