HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR I

Los Angeles County Human Resources - Los Angeles County, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


FIRST DAY OF FILING DATE: MARCH 16, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. (PST)
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NUMBER: Y-8081-A

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION
Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP)

This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations.

REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE EXAMINATION, AND TO INCLUDE LAC+USC MEDICAL CENTER INFORMATION. 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 EXAMINATION NUMBER.

LAC+USC MEDICAL CENTER:
LAC+USC Medical Center is one of the busiest public hospitals in the Western United States and the largest single provider of healthcare in Los Angeles County, with FY 16-17 admissions of 29,130, outpatient visits of 497,596 and emergency room visits of 144,065. It provides healthcare services to the region's medically underserved and upholds a steadfast commitment to provide care to all in need of health care. The hospital is a Level-One trauma center and provides a full spectrum of emergency, inpatient and outpatient services on the medical campus, as well as psychiatric services for adults, adolescents and children.

Through its affiliations with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and the Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health, it is one of the premier academic teaching hospitals in the nation and one of the state's leading hospitals for training health professionals in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. LAC+USC Medical Center consists of 10,501 combined full-time, part time and contract employees and a medical staff of more than 1,500 attending physicians from the USC Keck School of Medicine. Care is also provided by 900 medical interns and residents, and about 3,000 nurses/nursing attendants of all levels including 1,900 registered nurses.

LAC+USC Medical Center is part of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates four hospitals with a total of 1,443 beds: LAC+USC Medical Center, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. DHS also runs 19 health centers organized under the Ambulatory Care Network and partners with private, non-for-profit community clinics to expand access to primary care service for low-income, uninsured individuals. Through these and other patient-centered programs and services, DHS strives to improve quality of life for County residents.

DEFINITION:
This position serves as the Operations Officer at LAC+USC Medical Center. Executes and implements the strategic plan, and operational initiatives to support efficient processes, continuous organization improvement, and high reliability consistent with the Organization's mission, vision, and strategic direction.
Essential Job Functions
Participates as a key member of the Leadership team in ensuring the effective operation of the organization through the formulation of sound plans, policies, procedures, budgets, programs, goals, and objectives to meet the needs of the patients and community.

Actively participates in the development and achievement of key strategic goals and objectives within the organization which are aligned to the Department at large.

Ensures all activities meet the organization's needs related to quality and patient safety and maintains full accreditation and licensure by all regulatory agencies.

Ensures in developing and maintaining positive labor/management partnership through effective communications and collaboration.

Ensures that the hospital operations support, maintain, and promote a positive patient experience.

Serves as a role model in building a team and an organization that will be responsible and accountable for achieving the mission and financial/operational objectives of the hospital.
Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Two (2) years' experience as an administrator or associate administrator at the level of Associate Hospital Administrator I* or higher of a Joint Commission accredited hospital of at least 100 beds. A Master's degree** in hospital administration or a Master's degree in business administration from an accredited** graduate school will be accepted for one year of the required experience.

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 Associate Hospital Administrator I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Assists in the administration at one of the smaller hospitals.
**In order to receive credit for the Master's Degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts from the accreditation institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or fax the copy of degree to us within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon your application information, weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

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 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 promulgation.

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

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy at LAC+USC Medical Center, 1200 N. State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90032.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any

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 "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 INCOMPETE APPLICATION 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, 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 must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or 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.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Heba Darghli, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8437
HDarghli@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922