SENIOR HEALTH FACILITIES EVALUATOR, NURSING

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Facilities Management Public Health
  • Salary: $82,902.24 - $120,773.04 Annually

Job Description



THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION.

EXAM NUMBER:
PH5708C
FIRST DAY OF FILING:
Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

DEFINITION:
Assists a Supervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing in charge of a district office or specialized unit by performing lead enforcement and administrative functions to enforce the quality of total patient care in accordance with Federal, State and local licensing and certification laws and Federal regulations, conditions and standards.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class report to a Supervising Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing in charge of a district office or a specialized unit. These positions are responsible for performing lead enforcement field evaluations of subordinate staff when assigned to a district office, providing technical and administrative review of reports submitted pertaining to areas affecting the quality of total patient care such as nursing, physician, pharmacy, social, dental and related services. These positions are responsible for enforcement procedures and related matters including the preparation and presentation of cases for prosecution or hearing.
Essential Job Functions
Supervises and evaluates the activities of survey teams providing technical and administrative review pertaining to areas affecting total patient care such as nursing, physician, pharmacy, social, dental and related services; recommends improved procedures to appropriate supervisory personnel.

Prepares written submissions related to enforcement actions and attends all informal disciplinary conferences with facility managers, as well as all administrative managers dealing with facilities within a district.
Plans and conducts periodic spot reviews of health facilities in the district.

Processes Medicare/Medi-Cal non-renewals and decertification and handles hearings and depositions related to such actions.

Participates in fact gathering and analysis of death investigations, maintaining liaison with other investigating agencies.

Initiates requests for coroner's inquests and attends related procedures.

Prepares and submits final documents for license revocations, decertification non-renewals and injunctions, maintaining liaison with district office staff.

Files criminal complaints and assists local prosecutors in the preparation of cases.

Maintains liaison with police jurisdictions within the district or provides liaison between the districts and representatives of the other agencies, such as the Office of the Attorney General and City and District Attorneys.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
One (1) year of paid,experience in the Los Angeles County class of Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing -OR- One (1) year of paid, full-time, RN-licensed, experience enforcing local licensing and certification requirements relating to medical care in health facilities.

REQUIRED LICENSES**:
A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
To qualify, applicants must have a current and valid license as a Professional Registered Nurse, issued by theCalifornia Board of Registered Nursing, without limitations or restrictions. The original license must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment.
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:
2 - 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:
*In the County of Los Angeles a Health Facilities Evaluator, Nursing performs surveys, investigates and inspects hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and related health care facilities to enforce Federal, State and local licensing and certification requirements relating to medical care.
**Please ensure theLicense and Certificate Section of the application iscompleted for the Registered Nurse License. Provide the title of your required license, number, date issued and date of expiration and the nameof the issuing agency as specified in the Selection Requirements onyour application at the time of filing or email the information to bretamoza@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing.
Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part 1: A written test weighted 80%that contains both computerized and paper-and-pencil components covering:Written Expression,Data Analysis and Decision Making,Reading Comprehension, Thinking, Administrative, Leadership,Motivation,Individual Work Orientation,Collective Work Orientation,Interpersonal, Self Management.
THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

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

Part 2:An evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) weighted 20%form consisting ofKnowledge of Federal, State,County laws, regulations and rules administered by the Department; Ability to interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, County Laws, regulations and rules. Ability to effectivelyserve in a lead capacity.

Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each part of the examination in order to be added to the Eligible Register.
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.
TRANSFER OF SCORES:
Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their written test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination.
This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.

NOTE: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 bretamoza@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.

Final examination results will be sent by U.S. Mail. Examination 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.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
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 eligibility and may not reapply during this period.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

Complete applications will be processed on an as-received basis and addedto the Eligible Register accordingly.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting Eligible Register will be used for employment to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Public Health.

Available Shift:Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filedONLINE ONLY. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax,orin person willNOTbe accepted. Any required documents or additional information must be submitted with your application online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission date to bretamoza@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 haveclearlyshown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS. Fill out the application completely and correctly toreceive full credit for any relevanteducation, training, and jobexperience you include. In the space provided for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degrees received and degree major, and certificates/licenses obtained. 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 and/or supplemental questionnaire is incomplete, it will beREJECTED.

**In order to receive credit for required licenses/certificates and degrees youMUSTinclude a legible copy of the official documentwith your application at the time of filing or e-mail to bretamoza@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing.

NOTE:If you are unable to attach required documents with your application online, youmuste-mail them to bretamoza@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.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Please note thatALLinformation supplied by applicants and included 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 selection process.
  • FALSIFICATIONof any information may result in DISQUALIFICATIONor RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
  • UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom Class Specificationand/orSelection Requirements serving as your description of dutiesWILL NOTbe sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in anINCOMPLETE APPLICATIONandwill beREJECTED.


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

ADA Coordinator:(323) 869-8505
Teletype Phone:(800) 899-4099
Alternate TeletypePhone:(800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone:(800) 735-2922

Department Contact Name:Beatriz Retamoza
Department Contact Phone:(323) 890-8488
Department Contact Email: bretamoza@ph.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time: