A Nurse Manager assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of the clinical coordinators, nurses, and ancillary staff in the provision of services within the Medical Services Division; applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force; may perform clinical duties; fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities; and does related work.
$94,022 to $116,802
A bonus of up to 8% may be paid for the provision of services in the Medical Services Division, which includes the jail clinics that are open twenty-four hours per day.
REQUIREMENT(S) & NOTES:
Possession of a current and valid Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Candidates must list their RN License number in the appropriate box on the application); and
Possession of a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card (Candidates must list the expiration date of their CPR card on the application); and
Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or Public Administration (Candidates must list their school name, location, degree, and completion date in the appropriate section on the application); and
Five years of full-time paid professional registered nursing experience, three years of which must provide experience as a Charge Nurse, Unit Manager, or Clinical Coordinator. Candidates must list their Charge Nurse, Unit Manager or Clinical Coordinator experience separately in the work history section of the application.
In addition to answering the regular City application supplemental questions, each applicant is required to complete the Nurse Manager Training and Experience Questionnaire at the time of filing. The Nurse Manager Training and Experience Questionnaire is located within the Supplemental Question section of the City application. Applicants who fail to complete the Training and Experience Questionnaire will not be considered further in this examination, and their application will not be processed.
A Master’s degree in Nursing is preferred. Ambulatory clinics and urgent care experience is preferred.
At the time of appointment, candidates must submit verification of their current, valid American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card.
WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE:
WHERE TO APPLY
Applications and Training and Experience Questionnaires will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the “Apply” icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at http://agency.governmentjob.com/lacity/default.cfm for Open Competitive Examinations and at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lacity/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1 for Promotional Examinations.
All application and questionnaire materials must be completed at the time of filing for you to be considered a candidate in this examination.
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter if you apply on-line.
Filing may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. For administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and reopen the following workday.
Ex amination Weight: Evaluation of Training and Experience Questionnaire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%
The examination will consist entirely of an evaluation of training and experience, wherein candidates will be evaluated on their knowledge, experience, professional background, personal qualifications and abilities, including knowledge of: problems, procedures and techniques in the administration of emergency medical treatment; legal provisions, policies and procedures for the provision of nursing care and medical clinic operations, including maintaining medical confidentiality and compliance with the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); safety regulations, principles and practices necessary in a medical environment; rendering aid and the operation of medical emergency equipment and apparatus; proactively determine the requirements and components of programs being managed; monitor functions and make adjustments necessary to achieve program goals and objectives; supervisory principles and practices, including planning, delegating, training, instructing, counseling, disciplining, motivating subordinate personnel, evaluating subordinate work performance and controlling the work of subordinates; procedures for grievance handling, and Equal Employment Opportunity principles; ability to supervise the work of professional and ancillary staff; establish and maintain a work environment to enhance employee morale and productivity; follow instructions and act independently in conformance with established medical practices; maintain records; use a computer and computer software; communicate effectively with others; deal tactfully and effectively with employees, subordinate staff, patients and the public; and other necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.
The Training and Experience Questionnaires of all candidates will be submitted to an expert review panel for evaluation. The expert review panel will assign a numeric score to each candidate based on an assessment of each candidate’s qualifications. Candidates will be placed, in score order, on a list of eligibles to be considered for appointment as a Nurse Manager with the City of Los Angeles. Unsolicited supplemental information will not be submitted to the expert review panel.
Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license prior to appointment. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if within the past 36 months they were convicted of a major moving violation, such as driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and may be disqualified if there are three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents within the past 36 months.
As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf .
In conjunction with Civil Service rules, applicants who are current eligible City eligible City employees or are on a reserve list will be considered Promotional candidates while all other applicants will be considered Open candidates.
A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to file on a promotional basis.
Based on City policy, before being hired in one of these positions, you may be required to undergo a drug and alcohol screening test.
Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated in the bulletin.
The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding seniority credit at the rate of 0.25 of a point for each year of continuous classified City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of promotional candidates.
Appointments to positions in this class are subject to a year probationary period as provided by Section 1011 (a) of the Los Angeles City Charter.
You may take this test once every 365 days, during the administration of this examination
Your rank on the employment list may change throughout the year as the scores of the candidates from other administrations in this examination are merged onto one list.
If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position.
THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL AND AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
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