CONSULTING SPECIALIST, M.D.

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


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 3/12/2011
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5471F

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

REBULLETIN INFORMATION:
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND NAME.

HOURLY PAY RATE UPDATE INFORMATION:
The hourly rate change applies to both new hires and to existing employees.

DEFINITION:
Positions allocable to this class provide specialized consultative services on a per visit basis.
Essential Job Functions
Performs medical services in a specialized field.
Provides specialized consultation to other physicians and related professional personnel.
Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a residency approved by an American Specialty Board in one or more specialties* or equivalent training.**

  • Residencies may include:
Preventive Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Dermatology
Family Practice
Neurology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Emergency Medicine
Neurosurgery
Thoracic Surgery
OB-GYN
Pathology
General Surgery ENT
Urology
Ophthalmology
Radiology
Anesthesiology
Orthopedics
Plastic Surgery
Nuclear Medicine

LICENSE:
California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
**Equivalent training is defined as that training which the appropriate American Certifying Board formally recognizes in writing as being equivalent. Equivalent training for appointments to the specialty of Emergency Medicine will be that training and/or experience approved by the Director of Health Services.

Information pertaining to the completion of residency program

Applicants who will successfully complete their medical residency program approved by an American Specialty Board within 6 (six) months of filing may compete in this examination; however, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification list pending receipt of certification for completion of the required residency program.

Applicants who have completed a residency training program approved by the American Specialty Board MUST attach a legible copy of their certificate of completion to the application at the time of filing or fax it to (323) 869-0942 within 15 calendar days from filing online.

Information pertaining to the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate.

Applicants who have the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California must attach a legible copy of their certificate to the application at the time of filing or fax it to (323) 869-0942 within 15 calendar days from filing online.

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

Applicants who do not possess a California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate at the time of filing may compete in this examination; however, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification list pending receipt of the required California State Physician and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California.
Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighed 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 on the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of eligibility.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every six (6) months.

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

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION 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 the 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 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 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 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:
All applications must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.

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 applications 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
Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8023
msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 869-7124

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922