Salary: $102,985.20 - $135,075.36 Annually
04/29/2019 AT 8:00 a.m., PST - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without notice
EXAM NUMBER: Y4909D
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
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 residents 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.
Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.
Plans, organizes, implements and maintains the effective operation of a variety of administrative programs for a large in-hospital clinical laboratory.
Essential Job Functions
Plans, organizes, and administers, in a large in-hospital clinical laboratory, an effective program for the recruitment, selection, and retention of clinical laboratory scientists and auxiliary laboratory personnel.
Exercises second-level supervisory authority in administrative matters over multiple supervisors of medical technology and/or technical or auxiliary laboratory services on all shifts in a hospital operation.
Plans and conducts formal and informal training sessions, and counsels and evaluates the performance of all first-line supervisors as to their effectiveness in carrying out the laboratory organization's administrative policies and programs.
Assists a chief pathologist in the development, modification, and implementation of administrative policies and procedures necessary for efficient laboratory operations in a large acute general hospital and the establishment of uniform standards and other criteria according to which performance can be evaluated.
Represents the laboratory to other hospital disciplines and staff services to coordinate efforts directed both to the management of patient care and such administrative matters as arrangements for laboratory space, the purchase of new equipment, materials, and supplies, and inventory control.
Plans, organizes and conducts or supervises the conduct of programs designed to educate hospital staff members in a large acute general hospital about laboratory policies, procedures, and general operations.
Oversees one or more Clinical Laboratory Scientist Supervisors in the conduct of a medical technology training program and actively participates in the recruitment and selection of students and the evaluation of their progress.
Two years ofexperience as a Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist I*, a Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist II**, or the equivalent in an approved laboratory***.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the California State Department of Health Services.
PHYSICAL CLASS: - Light II: 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.
*Experience as a Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: providing technical and administrativesupervision for a single shift of an in-hospital or ambulatory care facility clinical laboratory performing standardized tests within a specialty or across specialty lines.
**Experience as a Supervising Clinical Laboratory Scientist II in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: exercising technical and administrative supervision over a single clinical laboratory unit operating three shifts as a day, or two or more clinical laboratory units operating on a single shift.
***An approved laboratory is defined as: a clinical laboratory that has a federal issued Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment Laboratory Certificate of Accreditation that authorizesthe laboratoryto accept human specimens for the purpose of performing laboratory examinations, and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) or Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
This examination will consist of an evaluation of your experience based upon application information weighted at 100%.
Additional points will be awarded to applicants for additional experience beyond the Selection Requirements.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of this examination in order to be added to the eligibleregister for this examination.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligibleregister in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
The resulting eligibleregister for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services, as they occur.
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 on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this 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 Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPETEAPPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
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 and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last of filing will not be accepted.
NOTE:If you are unable to attach required documents, you must 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.
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 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.
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 individual 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 .
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