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Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Nursing Administration
241 N. Figueroa Street, Room 347
Phone: (213) 288-7725
Toll Free Phone Number: 1 (866) 307-6877
Fax: (213) 250-0612
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Department of Public Health Nursing Job Opportunities

Click the link below to view current nursing vacancies:
Department of Public Health Current Nursing Vacancies    

How to Apply
To apply for a current job vacancy, you must be a permanent Los Angeles County employee who holds the payroll item listed on the vacancy announcement (for lateral transfer) or be reachable on a certification list. To get on a certification list, submit an online application for one of the open nursing examinations within DPH listed below or explore open nursing examinations in other Los Angeles County departments. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to a certification list and will appear in the order of their score group, from Band I to Band V, for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.

Below are the current open nursing examinations in Department of Public Health:

Frequently Asked Questions

Employment Test Preparation Resources
Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources (DHR) provides a number of test preparation resources that help prepare candidates for employment tests. Topics include Written Expression, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, and Basic Arithmetic. Practice tests are available as electronic versions and downloadable PDF documents. Information about the examination tests and practice tests can be accessed through the following DHR links:

Employment Test Assistance

  1. Preparing for Your Written Employment Test
  2. Take a Practice Test

Other employment test preparation resources can be accessed at the following website (these practice tests are timed):

Additional Practice Tests

Additional Exam Preparation Resources

DHR offers other helpful resources in preparing for the job examination process.

Applying for a Job

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Scholarship Resources

Search various Web sites and data bases to locate scholarships, financial aid, loans, and loan repayment programs available for nursing students... more information

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