Tuesday , May 28 2024


Website County of Los Angeles

Job Description:

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 26 health centers and four hospitals – and expanded network of community partner clinics – DHS annually provides direct care for over 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts operational studies to recommend adjustments in the organization, staffing, systems and operational procedures.
  • Develops managerial skills of line managers and supervisors in the hospital policies, procedures and management practices.
  • Supervise the work of a small administrative or hospital unit as needed.
  • Develops plans for reorganization or decentralization of hospital services; and supervises the implementation of the changes.
  • Develops policies and procedures for the effective operation of hospital services in the assigned areas; initiates corrective action if services are not in compliance with established standards.
  • Recommends space allocations for assigned areas and activities; analyzes and approves proposed space remodeling; coordinates implementation of space changes or move.
  • Serves as liaison with medical, nursing and support services personnel to develop and effectively implement plans for patient care.
  • Assists in coordinating the operation of the hospital with other divisions of the Department of Health Services, other County departments, and outside agencies.
  • Develops and controls the annual budget for the assigned area.
  • Investigates and resolves complaints from patients, hospital staff and the general public.
  • Conducts special investigations and participates on committees considering and developing recommendations for the solution of problems having hospital-wide impact.
  • Meets with division heads regarding handling of operational problems; answers questions and provides information regarding departmental and County procedures and policies.

Qualification & Experience:

  •  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.
  • Experience at the level of Administrative Assistant II is defined as: analyzes and makes recommendations for the solution of a variety of problems of organizations, budget, systems and procedures, program, facilities planning, general management, and personnel.
  • Two (2) years of administrative or staff experience* at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Administrative Assistant II** or higher.
  • A Master’s degree***, from an accredited college or university, in Business, Health Administration or Management, Hospital Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, or other Health Care Management related field.

Job Details:

Company: County of Los Angeles

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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