Evaluates occupational therapy services and rehabilitative services provided by licensed hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and related health care facilities throughout Los Angeles County to ascertain the degree of compliance with State and Federal regulations; and provides consultative services to the therapy staff of hospitals and health care facilities in meeting legal requirements.
The one position allocable to this class receives administrative direction from a Health Facilities Program Manager of the Health Facilities Division, Department of Health Services and is guided by broadly defined County, State and Federal regulations. The incumbent surveys and evaluates occupational and rehabilitative therapy services provided by approximately 800 hospitals, skilled nursing and other health facilities throughout Los Angeles County for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations and therapy standards. The incumbent provides technical assistance to Health Facilities Evaluators who are responsible for the overall survey of licensed health care facilities, and provides therapy consultative services requested by licensees to improve administrative procedures and quality of therapy services. The incumbent also investigates complaints regarding therapy services in licensed health care facilities and prepares reports of findings.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire at the time of filing weighted 100%.
Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the Eligible Register.
Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment.
Non-Acceptance and Examination Results letters will be sent via United States Postal Service (USPS). Examination scores cannot be given over the phone or by e-mail.
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 eligibility.
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 will be added to the Eligible Register accordingly.
The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
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 cwallace.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. Fill out the application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly 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(s) 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. If your application and/or supplemental questionnaire is/are incomplete, the application will be REJECTED.
*In order to receive credit for any college or university course work, or any type of college or university degree, such as a Bachelor Degree or higher, you must include a legible copy of 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 with your application online at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to email@example.com.
**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. A printout of 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 will be REJECTED.
NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents with your application online, you must e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. In the "Subject" of the e-mail please type the Exam Number and Exam Title.
Failure to provide complete, accurate information will impact the assessment of your qualifications and the acceptance of your application into the examination process.
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.
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