Under general supervision of the Administrator, the Chief, Domiciliary Services (Chief Residential Care Facility for the Elderly) insures the management of this level of care at the Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles, meets the standard for the Department of social Services and CDVA.
Provide leadership and supervision in planning workload. Organizes available assets of service, and develops plans, goals and strategies for maximum utilization of space and staff. Counsels, disciplines and interacts with RCFE patients. Hires, evaluates, trains and counsels civil service staff (Hospital Workers) and Member volunteer staff (assistant Section Leaders and Deputies).
Writes and revises the service’s Policy and Procedure Manual. Review and provides input to other services’ policies which will have impact on RCFE members. Reviews and implements as necessary all issues related to the Department of Social Services Licensing Requirements. Maintains a current RCFE Administrator certificate.
Serves on committees and attends meetings to provide input and to stay informed of current administrative processes. i.e., Administrative Staff, Resident Council and others as necessary. Acts as chair for interdisciplinary and discipline meetings; documents the outcomes to be filed in Members’ medical records or for administrative review.
Communicates up and down the organizational structure, both orally and in writing, to ensure Members and staff are fully informed concerning current and future operations. Oral presentations include open forum events, Allied Council Town Hall meetings, social gatherings and others as appropriate.
Orients new RCFE members. Communicates and coordinates with staff on space utilization of beds. Ensures that bed occupancy is utilized to fullest capacity. Manages the census for RCFE.
Prepares and submits budget change proposals. Reviews equipment and furnishing needs of Residential Care Members and building, and submits necessary paperwork to acquire.
Other related work as required.
Who Should Apply: Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfers or reinstatement may apply for this vacancy.
NOTE: APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO SROA/SURPLUS PROVISIONS. PLEASE ATTACH YOUR SROA/SURPLUS LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION AND INDICATE THAT YOU ARE ON SROA/SURPLUS STATUS IN THE “APPLYING FOR” SECTION OF THE STD 678 EXAMINATION/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WHICH INDICATE SROA/SURPLUS STATUS WILL BE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY.
If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our website at www.calvet.ca.gov, or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the State Personnel Board’s website at www.jobs.ca.gov.
HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
How To Apply: Visit the State Personnel Board (SPB) website at: www.jobs.ca.gov, to download the application. Submit your completed and signed State Application (Std. 678), and resume to: Veterans Home of California-West Los Angeles, Human Resources Office, 11500 Nimitz Ave., Room #D413, Los Angeles, CA 90049-4704.
Note: In the Explanations section on the State application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, i.e., list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. In addition, you must reference position #576-136-8214-001.
Questions: If you have any questions, request information concerning this posting, need assistance in the application process, or require any type of Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Human Resources Office, (855) 681-9872. TDD: (800) 735-2929.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO ALL REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, RELIGIOUS OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION. PER MILITARY AND VETERANS CODE, SECTION 80, WHENEVER POSSIBLE, PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO VETERANS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. IT IS AN 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. APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO SCREENING AND ONLY THE MOST QUALIFIED WILL BE INTERVIEWED. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF LIVE SCAN AND A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL SCREENING (INCLUDING DRUG TESTING FOR CERTAIN CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATIONS) WILL BE REQUIRED.
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