DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICESFILING DATES:
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior noticeEXAM NUMBER:
Y5456ETYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
To apply, click on the link below: Required Documents:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Career Goals
- Legible 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.
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.
If you have any questions, you may contact Shirley Bermudez, Exam Analyst at (323) 914-9089.SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION:
All other persons appointed to the position of Senior Physician (Item No. 5456) who have obtained certification by the appropriate American Medical Specialty Board in the specialty to which he/she is assigned, shall receive an additional compensation of a flat-rate monthly bonus equal to 5.5 percent of the step on the appropriate E Schedule to which they are entitled based upon experience. Such bonus shall only be given for certification in one specialty.
Due to Manpower shortage recruitment, incumbents and appointees in the medical specialties of Family Practice and Internal Medicine-Endocrinology shall be compensated at Step 10.Manpower Shortage Recruitment established in the Los Angeles County Code Personnel, Salaries & Salary Schedules, and Chapter 6.10.050. Physician Plan E Schedule through June 30, 2020. Family Practice and Internal Medicine General/ Endocrinology step 10 salary is $17,228.00.DEFINITION:
Incumbents in these positions are licensed physicians that have immediate charge of a small medical section within a larger medical unit of a medical facility or a small program of a medical facility.
Essential Job Functions
- Performs administrative duties such as preparing budgets for the section, determining equipment and supply needs, addressing personnel-related issues, developing and revising work procedures for expediting workload or improving levels of service, and screening work.
- Formulates policies and plans and directs the programs and medical work of the section or assists in such activities for a division of a medical department.
- Examines, diagnoses, and prescribes treatment for patients and reviews the care prescribed by staff physicians, resident physicians, and interns.
- Participates in the training of interns and resident physicians.
- Coordinates the work of the section with that of other medical and paramedical services.
- Confers with consultants regarding care of patients and medical and diagnostic work performed, and coordinates the work of consulting physicians with the work of the section.
- Supervises the maintenance of records and the compilation and preparation of reports.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more designated specialties* or equivalent training** -AND-
One year of experience in medical practice, post graduate 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 III:Moderate:
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTREQUIREMENTS:SPECIALTIES REQUIREMENTS:
*Certification may be designated in one or more of the following specialties:
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Practice
- Internal Medicine-General/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-Pulmonary (Invasive)
- Internal Medicine-Pulmonary (Non-Invasive)
- Internal Medicine-Rheumatology
- Nuclear Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology-General
- Obstetrics and Gynecology-Gynecologic Oncology
- Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal/Fetal Medicine
- Pediatrics-Neonatal/Critical Care
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Preventive Medicine
- Radiology-Vascular/Internal Diagnostic
- Surgery-Cardio Thoracic
**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.
include a legible photocopy of their certificate of completion of residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board and California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate to the applicationat the time of filing orwithin 15 calendar days of 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.
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 review and appraisal of qualifications based upon information from Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Career Goals and Achievements, weighted 100%. This examination will assess Experience, Practice Based Learning, System Based Practice and Leadership and Management Skills.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 promulgation.No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.VACANCY INFORMATION:
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill 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:
AnyAPPLICATION 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.
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.NOTE:
If you are unable to attach required documents, you maye-mail the documents to the exam analystwithin 15 calendar days of filing online
. Please include the exam number and the exam title.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
All applications must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.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 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
SBermudez@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 869-7124CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: