PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST SUPERVISOR I

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 23, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $65,430.72 - $85,809.84 Annually

Job Description



EXAM NUMBER:
Y5566F

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

FIRST DAY OF FILING:
JANUARY 23, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE OTHERREQUIREMENTINFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER.

DEFINITION:
Provides technical and administrative supervision to technologists performing pulmonary function examinations or analysis in a small to moderate sized hospital or on a shift.

Essential Job Functions
Prepares work schedules, assigns work, and rotates technologists to various shifts and jobs to meet workload demands; evaluates work performance and recommends resolution of personnel problems.

Recommends new and revised operational policies and procedures, and supervises their implementation.

Assists a Chief, Pulmonary Physiology Laboratoryor a physician in the development of in-service training programs by preparing instructional materials and participating in training classes by lecture and demonstration, as assigned.

Tests or directs the testing of new equipment, prepares written evaluations, and makes recommendations for its acquisition; prepares written instructions on the application and operation of new equipment for the departmental procedure manual.

Assigns and directly supervises the performance of special patient tests requested by physicians and confers with the physicians on the interpretation and validity of test results, particularly with respect to the patient's participative effort.

Evaluates existing equipment and procedures for accuracy and reliability and suggests modifications as needed to meet established standards.

Supervises a program of quality control by ensuring that periodic blood and expired air samples are checked by precise analysis in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.

Assists a Chief,Pulmonary Physiology Laboratoryor a physician in the administration of student training programs involving affiliated public schools and community career organizations by rotating student work assignments in accordance with program requirements, monitoring student performance, and making periodic reports on their progress.

Prepares reports and maintains records of contracted laboratory services.

Monitors work performed by contract staff in accordance with quality assurance standards.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Four (4) years of experience performing respiratory and/or pulmonary procedures, including two (2) years of experience performing at the level of Pulmonary Physiology Technician II* or above. A Bachelor's degree** with two or more courses in Quantitative Analysis, Chemistry, or Mathematics, will be accepted for one year of pulmonary physiology laboratory experience.

In order to qualify for the requirements, you must attach a proof of the registration with your application at the time of filing or within 15 days of filing online.

LICENSE:

A current California State Respiratory Care Practitioner's License** issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California.

Current certification in Basic Life Support** (BLS).

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 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.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess desirable qualifications in excess of theMinimumRequirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree** from an accredited college/university with a major in Quantitative Analysis, Chemistry, or Mathematics, if not used to meet the Selection Requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*Pulmonary Physiology Technologist II in the County of Los Angeles is defined as:Performs a full range of diagnostic pulmonary function examinations to measure the pulmonary physiological capacities of adult and pediatric patients in inpatient and outpatient settings.

**In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, completion of a certificate program, certificate or license, youMUSTinclude a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official license or certificates with your applicationwithin 15 calendar days of filing. Applications submitted without the required degree or evidence of licensure and/or certification will be rejected as incomplete.

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

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted at 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination to be added onto the eligibleregister.

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 score in the examination will be added to 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.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to workany shiftincluding evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Available Shift:
Any

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting Eligible Register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :
******In order to receive credit for any college coursework, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, completion of a certificate program, certificate or license, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official license or certificates with your applicationwithin 15 calendar days of filing. Applications submitted without the required degree will be rejected as incomplete.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.

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.

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 the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met 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 theMINIMUMREQUIREMENTS. 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.

NOTE:If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must fax or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at (323) 869-0942,within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. 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 .

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Ani Shaboyan, Exam Analyst
Email: AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov
Phone: (323) 914-8251
Fax: (323) 869-0942

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


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