2243 Supervising Psychiatric Physician Specialist
|Specialty||Deputy Medical Director of Long Term Care|
|Department||Department of Public Health|
|Date Opened||8/17/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/5/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$259,090.00 - $366,392.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent PBT|
2243 SUPERVISING PSYCHIATRIC PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST
DEPUTY MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF LONG TERM CARE
Applicants are encouraged to file immediately as this recruitment may close at any time,
but no earlier than August 31, 2020
The Department of Public Health’s San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) is San Francisco’s only complete care system and it includes health care for all ages: primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, diagnostic testing, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, emergency and trauma treatment, and dentistry.
The Department of Public Health’s Behavioral Health Services Division administers Substance Use Disorder Services. The San Francisco Behavioral Health Plan offers a full range of specialty Behavioral health services provided by a culturally diverse network of community behavioral health programs, clinics and private psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists offering basic counseling services and if, needed, an array of services for more extensive treatment. Services are available to residents of San Francisco who receive Medi- Cal benefits, San Francisco Health Plan members, and to other San Francisco residents with limited resources.
Under general administrative direction of the Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health Services, the 2243 Supervising Psychiatric Physician Specialist - Deputy Medical Director of Long Term Care performs the following essential job functions:
- Directs and has overall responsibility for the functioning of a psychiatric service modality or other patient care including the assignment and supervision of physician specialists, other health professionals, and other staff members. This may include making reports, responding to audits and developing and managing a budget for a program service modality;
- Plans, directs, and evaluates psychiatric staff development and in-service training activities at the facility, division, or program;
- Conducts meetings and conferences with agency heads and representatives; consults with other medical specialists on problems and programs pertaining to behavioral health;
- Provides or supervises direct psychiatric care in the appropriate specialty area and/or coordinates care of particularly difficult and complicated cases through consultation with other medical specialists and community resources;
- Evaluates community needs for psychiatry and plans accordingly; conducts and is responsible for supporting professional and community programs to supplement and enhance the division’s activities; and
- Participates with Behavioral Health Services’ Quality Management activities and demonstrates ongoing ability to identify, measure, and improve quality goals.
The 2243 Supervising Psychiatric Physician Specialist - Deputy Medical Director of Long Term Care performs other related duties as assigned/required.
- Possession of a valid license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California; AND
- Successful completion of a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association in a Psychiatric medical specialty area (i.e. Board Eligible); AND
- Five (5) years of post-residency experience as a practicing Psychiatrist; AND
- Possession of valid Drug Enforcement Agency registration with the United States Department of Justice (special condition).
Substitution: Possession of valid Board Certification in a Psychiatric medical specialty area can substitute for two (2) years of the required post-residency experience as a practicing Psychiatrist.
One (1) year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a forty (40) hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position(s) to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.
Conditions of Employment:
A. This 2243 Supervising Psychiatric Physician Specialist - Deputy Medical Director of Long Term Care position requires successful residency program completion (or valid Board Certification) and experience in one of the following Psychiatric medical specialty areas: General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry, or Forensic Psychiatry.
B. All qualified candidates who have been selected for appointment to positions in billable specialty areas must be an eligible billable provider and where applicable will be required to meet the following criteria:
- Be eligible to participate in Medicare, Medicaid and/or other federal health care programs;
- Possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI);
- Submit a completed credentialing application and/or required documentation for credentialing; AND
- Possess a valid third-party billable provider certification (such as Medicare, Medi-Cal and/or private insurance) OR have submitted a completed billable provider application, along with the required documentation, in order to obtain the appropriate billable provider status.
Failure to meet these criteria and/or ‘Conditions of Employment’ where applicable within two (2) weeks PRIOR to start work date may result in the delay of appointment and/or cancellation of employment offer.
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
- Experience working in long term care
- Experience developing policies and procedure for long term care settings
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements for long term care settings
- Experience working with certain vulnerable patient populations
- Experience supervising Psychiatrists
- Experience with community behavioral health program planning
- Experience as a Medical Director for a behavioral health clinic
- Experience leading quality improvement activities or projects
- Valid Board Certification in the Psychiatry medical specialty area
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
Verification of required education typically must be a photocopy of the degree or transcript from an accredited college or university.
Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.
City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) employees do not need to submit verification of their City employment, but must submit written verification of outside experience. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.
Verification of required licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Yvette Gamble, by telephone at (415) 554-2911 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire: (Weight: Qualifying)
Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will assist with evaluating if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.
Training and Experience Evaluation: (Weight: 100%)
The Supplemental Questionnaire/Training and Experience Evaluation is also designed to measure knowledge, skills, and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include, but not be limited to:
- Medical knowledge refers to knowledge in the general practice of medicine in the appropriate specialty area (i.e. psychiatry), which is needed to make expert diagnosis, interpretations, and recommendations on a consultative basis; supervise professional and all other support personnel engaged in treatment and services; and to prepare, review, and approve medical and technical diagnosis records and reports in the appropriate medical specialty area (i.e. psychiatry);
- Knowledge of supervisory, administrative, and budgetary principles and practices refers to the ability to plan, organize, and direct a service modality; coordinate, execute, and assist in the development of policies and procedures to promote effective and quality care for clients; and direct personnel, staff development, and in-service activities;
- Knowledge of community needs refers to knowledge of high risk populations being served: familiarity with community agencies and other resources which are able to provide assistance to those populations; knowledge of cultural factors which may influence provision of medical or psychiatric care; and knowledge to be able to serve members of diverse backgrounds; and
- Ability to use effective communication techniques refers to the ability to effectively participate with comparably trained and experienced peers to improve clinical treatment and activities; and to participate with a variety of community risk populations for improvement of behavioral health services.
Once submitted, applicant responses on the Supplemental Questionnaire/Training and Experience Evaluation cannot be changed. Applicants must achieve a passing score in order to be ranked on the eligible list/score report. Successful applicants will be placed on the eligible list/score report, in rank order, according to their final score.
After the eligible list/score report is finalized/adopted:
- The department may administer additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision (e.g. interviews, written exercise, etc.).
- Applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through all steps of the selection process.
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be the Rule of Three Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
Eligible List/Score Report:
A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created, and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list/score report resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Forms-Documents/Position-Count-by-Job-Codes.pdf.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Disaster Service Workers
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.
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Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR):
The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.
Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.
Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, medical examination, and/or drug test.
Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
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Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
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Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams:
Information regarding seniority credit can be found at:
Exam Type: CPE
Issued: August 17, 2020
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PBT-2243-109292
DPH/YG/(415) 554-2911 (#01098123)
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.