NURSE MANAGER/PUBLIC HEALTH

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $121,744.56 - $177,359.03 Annually

Job Description



THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

FILING START DATE:

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 @ 8 a.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST)
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER:
PH5286B

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

DEFINITION:
Under general direction, administers an assigned nursing program or organizational unit with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising the methods and procedures to be used and for directing nursing supervisors and/or other personnel in the accomplishment of designated goals.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class have responsibility for performing the full range of technical and administrative supervisory functions for subordinate nursing supervisors and personnel. Nurse Managers are responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of operational policies and procedures for nursing services. Such positions give direction through first line supervisory personnel and usually receive direction from nursing directors and/or area health officers. Nurse Managers collaborate in departmental planning, problem solving, and decision making within the scope of their responsibility. Such positions require the application of advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of techniques of supervision, management, and leadership as applied to specific nursing responsibilities. In certain assignments, incumbents may have 24 hour responsibility for a nursing program or organizational unit within a major health care or correctional facility, or may manage all nursing services within a public health district and/or program. Such responsibilitiesmight include workload analysis and reporting, budget and service program planning, programimplementation and evaluation.
Essential Job Functions
Develops, interprets and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and applies recognized standards of nursing care and practice.
Plans, selects, and devises nursing operations, work methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffing standards.

Assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors and/or other nursing personnel.

Prepares formal answers to, and recommends the adjustment of, grievances and disciplinary matters.

Determines personnel, material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish program goals.

Prepares budget for assigned area or program and is responsible for adherence to approved budget.

Coordinates nursing activities with those of other services or disciplines.

Monitors and evaluates operations for compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards.

Establishes, implements, and evaluates quality of care for assigned area or program.

Assesses, plans, directs, and evaluates educational and clinical professional development programs for assigned area or program.

Participates actively in local and national professional organizations.

Assigned to the Office of Nursing Affairs at various locations for the purpose of nurse recruitment as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify, youMUST meet all of the following requirements at the time of filing:

1. A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university inNURSING or closely related health field.

2. Two years of paid experience at the level of a Public Health NursingSupervisor** within the last five years as a Public Health Nurse.

3. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification from the American Heart Association.

4. A current and active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing***.

5. A current and active California Public Health Nurse certificate***.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree* from an accredited college or university in nursing, public health, or administration (MSN, MPA, MBA, MHA, MHS, MPH).

License(s) Required
A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse and a California Public Health Nurse certificateissued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification from the American Heart Association.

The required licenses and certifications MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted.

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.

Certificate(s) Required
A current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification from the American Heart Association.

A current activecertificate to practice as aPublic HealthNurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
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 involved.

Special Requirement Information:
**Experience at the level of Public Health Nursing Supervisorin the County of Los Angeles isdefined as: supervises nursing (Registered Nurses)and other personnel in the provision of nursing services at the individual, family, community, and systems level.

***Non-California Residents can call The California Board of Registered Nursing for information on how to obtain a Registered Nurse License at (916) 322-3350 and for information on how to obtain a Public Health Nurse certificate at (916) 322-1988.

Additional Information

License and Certification Information
Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the application is completed for the Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nurse Certificate. Provide the title of your required license and certifications, number, date of issue, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Selection Requirements at the time of filing or submitted within 15 calendar days from the date of filing to mofong@ph.lacounty.gov .

Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of filing.

The original BLS certification must be presented during the selection process and/or prior to appointment.

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: A multiple choices test covering Reading Comprehension, Data Analysis and Decision Making/Mathematics, Written Expression,Thinking, Administrative Skills, Leadership, Motivation, Work Orientation, Self-Management, and Interpersonal Skills weighted 70%.

Only those candidates who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the written test will be eligible for the Training and Experience Evaluation portion of the examination .

Part II: An evaluation of Training & Experience (T&E) based on the desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire that is designed to assess professional/technical knowledge, instructing, office computing, customer service and supervision weighted 30%.

Candidates 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 added on theEligible Register.

TRANSFER OF SCORES:
Candidates that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last twelve (12) months, will have their score(s) for the identical test parts(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test part(s) that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your score(s) will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least twelve (12) months.

THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

Test invitations and/or notifications may be sent electronically to the e-mail address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address. Please add mofong@ph.lacounty.gov to your e-mail address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail.

Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment.

Notices of Non-Acceptance and Final Results letterswill be sent viaUnited States Postal Service(USPS).Test scores cannot be given over the phone or by e-mail.

Applicants with disabilities who require special arrangements must provide the Examination Unit with written notification at the time of filing.

TEST PREPARATION:

Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. 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. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html .
While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the EligibleRegister in the order of their score group 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.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and added to the Eligible Register accordingly.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The EligibleRegister resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health, as they occur.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filed ONLINE ONLY. Applications submitted by mail, fax, or in person will NOT be accepted. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be submitted with your application online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to mofong@ph.lacounty.gov .

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS at the time of filing. Fill out the application and supplemental questionnaire accurately and completely to receive full credit for any relevant education and/or job experience you include. In the space provided on the application for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree received, and degree major. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work and duties performed, and salary earned. If your application and/or supplemental questionnaire is/are incomplete, the application will be REJECTED .

NOTE: *In order to receive credit for any college or universitydegree, such a Bachelor's Degree or higher, or for completion of a certificate program,youmust include a legible copyof the Official Diploma, Official Transcript(s)****, or Official Letter from the accredited institution (which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded) with Registrar's signature and school seal, and a copy of the Official Certificate(s)withyour application online at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to mofong@ph.lacounty.gov .

****Official Transcript is defined as a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. Aprintoutof the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and, therefore, will NOT be accepted and will result in your application being incomplete and REJECTED.

If you are unable to attach the required documents with your application online, you must e-mail them to mofong@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. In the "Subject" of the e-mail pleasetype the Exam Number and Exam Title.

Failure to provide complete, accurateinformation willimpact the assessment of your qualifications and the acceptance of your application into the examination process.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note thatALLinformation supplied by applicants andincluded in the application materials is subject toVERIFICATIONat any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process.
  • FALSIFICATIONof any information may result inDISQUALIFICATIONorRESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
  • UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of dutiesWILL NOTbe sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so it will result in anINCOMPLETE APPLICATION and the application will be REJECTED.


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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes in the format XXX-XX-XXXX.
Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8505
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077

Department Contact Name: Monica Fong
Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488
Department Contact Email: mofong@ph.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time: