Central Service Supervisor I

County of Los Angeles
Full Time $43,190 - $58,128 Per year CA Silicon Beach Medical Center, 5450 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90094, United States
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Overview

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

EXAM NUMBER

Y5077L

FILING START DATE

December 15, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (PT)

Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without notice.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES:
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 25 health centers and four acute hospitals and expanded network of community partner clinics – DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 employees, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 billion. 

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings to supportive housing. 


For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov
 
THE MISSION:
To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.
  
DEFINITION:
Supervises a group of central service workers performing processing, sterilization, and distribution of medical and patient care supplies and equipment on one shift.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, assigns, supervises, and may participate in the work of subordinates engaged in sterilizing, processing, packaging, and distributing medical and patient care supplies and equipment. 
  • Adjusts workforce according to workload and staffing availability. 
  • Inspects work areas for cleanliness and safety. 
  • Instructs and trains central service workers in new policies, techniques, and procedures relating to their positions. 
  • Maintains adequate supplies and equipment for patient care areas by establishing quotas, inspecting supply areas and inventories; establishing delivery routes and schedules, checking supply deliveries, and discussing supply problems with supervisors and managers. 
  • Performs basic administrative tasks such as making staff assignments, ordering unit supplies and equipment, compiling daily production and other reports, and contributing to or preparing employee evaluations. 
  • Assists in periodic physical inventories as may be needed; may suggest new or improved procedures.
  • Reports and follows up on equipment repair needs to ensure timely repair.
  • Participates in product testing and evaluation as may be needed.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

OPTION I - One year of experience as a Central Services Technician II*.  

OPTION II - Two years of experience in processing, ordering, storing and distributing medical supplies and equipment in a Central Sterile Processing Service Unit within a hospital setting and/or surgical center.

PHYSICAL CLASS III -Moderate:

Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*In order to qualify under Option I, applicants must hold or have held the County of Los Angeles Central Services Technician II title.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications in excess of the Selection Requirements: 

  • Additional experience beyond the Selection Requirements based on Option for which qualified.
  • Certification as a Certified Registered Central Services Technician (CRCST), Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS), and/or Certification in Healthcare Leadership (CHL).**
**Applicant must provide a legible copy of the certification(s), in the desired training in order to receive credit. The Certificate/s will be verified by using the information on the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) website at .

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of knowledge, experience, education, and desirable qualifications based on application information and supplemental questionnaire responses, weighted 100%.

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


ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: 
Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be added to the eligible register accordingly.
 
The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be placed on the eligible register and will appear 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.
 
VACANCY INFORMATION: 
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
 
AVAILABLE SHIFT: 
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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 green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting.  You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Applicants may be required/prompted to verify their email address when logging on to file an application. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This feature is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. 


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 the VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements to serve as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements.  Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected

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. Do not group your experience.  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.

Please note that the Department of Health Services requires applicants to show that they perform the specified duties listed in the posted Requirements as their principal work activity. It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three components: ACTION/S you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that/those action/s, and the BENEFIT that was realized from that/those actions. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
 
NOTE:  If you are unable to attach required documents, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Luz Pascual, at lpascual@dhs.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing online.  Please include your name as it appears on your application, 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.

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.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at  for more information.

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.
 
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.

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-6365

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922      
 
DEPARTMENT CONTACT 
Luz Pascual, Exam Analyst
E-mail:
HR ESC Phone Number: (213) 288-7000


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