Job ID: 289992350  |  Last Updated: 9/13/2021

Chief of Pediatrics and Director of Infectious Disease

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Downey, CA
Applicant Contact
Nancy Villasenor
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

POSITION INFORMATION: The office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Chief of Pediatrics and Director of Infectious Disease (Chief Physician I).

-Formulates or assists in the formulation of overall pediatric and infectious disease policies.
-Participates in in the planning and direction of departmental and divisional programs and activities.
-Is responsible for or assists in the administrative aspects of the organizations activities, such as budget preparation and control, personnel functions, procurement of equipment and supplies, and coordinating the work with that of medical or other organizational units.
-Assigns, trains, and evaluates medical and related personnel.
-Directs the establishment, improvement or revision of the medical work of the organization in order to improve the level of care and service or utilization of personnel.
-Reviews the care prescribed by staff physicians and reviews other work performed by the organization.
-Confers with DHS administration regarding pediatric and infectious disease policies and programs.
Develops administrative and clinical policies, procedures, and protocols.


-California State Physician and Surgeons Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California
-American Board certification in pediatrics
-Specialty certification in infectious diseases
-Demonstrated skills in managing medical staff
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Self-motivated, team player

Physical Class 2-Light: Light physical effort, which may include occasional light lifting to a ten-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting.Considerable walking may be involved.

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternate method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Candidates must currently hold a permanent County of Los Angeles payroll title of Chief Physician I to be considered for a transfer or be reachable on a DHS certification list to be considered as a new hire.

The most qualified will be contacted for an interview. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and the last two performance evaluations for the last two years, to:

Resumes will be accepted until the needs of the department are met. This is not a Civil Service Examination Posted 3/10/2021

Rancho Los Amigos is a 158 bed hospital located in the city of Downey. The city, located in Southeast Los Angeles, is estimated to have a population around 110,000 residents. Downey was incorporated in 1956. Neighboring cities include the cities of Bell Gardens, Pico Rivera, South Gate, Norwalk, and Paramount. The city has many businesses, and attractions, including the Columbia Memorial Space Center.

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