Under supervision of the Supervising Investigator I, the Medical Board of California (MBC), the incumbent works at the training, entry and journey level conducting complex administrative, criminal, and civil investigations of physician and surgeons and certain allied healthcare professionals. Examples of complex investigations include, but are not limited to: criminal sexual exploitation of patients, cases involving drug violations, unlicensed practice of medicine, unlicensed corporate practice of medicine, insurance fraud and allegations of practicing medicine while impaired (drug use, alcohol abuse and mental disorders).
Pursuant to Government Code section 12529.6, because of the critical importance of the health and safety function of MBC and the complexity of cases involving alleged misconduct by physicians and surgeons, the MBC investigators work closely with the Health Quality Enforcement Section of the Office of the Attorney General under the “vertical enforcement model.”
The investigator must perform the full range of peace officer duties and responsibilities in the accomplishment of their assignments. In addition, the investigator must qualify and carry a firearm and have a valid California Drivers License and be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Title 11, section 703D California Code of Regulations requires criminal record checks of all personnel who have access to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI). Pursuant to this requirement, applicants for this position will be required to submit fingerprints to the Department of Justice and be cleared before hiring.
Eligible candidates: State employees with status in this classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature), and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section STD 678 (including test score if eligibility is based on an employment list). Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.
Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. SROA/Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their status letter.
Applications will be kept on file for 60 days for subsequent vacancies.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.