With guidance from the Division Director of Administration, the Section Chief provides oversight for the following programs within the Health Planning & Policy Section: Epidemiology, Community Development, Emergency Planning and Volunteer. The Section Chief is responsible for carrying out section objectives, evaluating program services and ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws, contract requirements and section policies and procedures. The Section Chief also supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in carrying out program goals.
Duties include the following:
•Collaborates with the Division Director to manage section operations, including planning, managing and monitoring Section activities to meet agency strategy, goals, and regulatory requirements
•Assists the Division Director in planning, developing, administering and monitoring organizational policies and procedures, developing long range goals and objectives, including successful implementation of CCPHC Strategic Plan Goals
•Assures that all necessary grants and contracts of the Section are prepared, updated and managed according to requirements
•Coordinates with key stakeholders and provides leadership in the development of programs and policy and facilitates communication in program-related matters to maintain strong collaborative relationships
•Practices responsible stewardship of CCPHC resources/public funds and assists Division Director with budget development
•Monitors program performance and provides detailed reports, work plans and records to the Director for action
•Ensures compliance with regulatory and CCPHC standards, and stays current on and advises Director regarding program compliance changes
•Recommends changes when warranted regarding goals, policy, procedure, and controls related to program initiatives
•Collaborates with academic institutions of higher learning for appropriate student placement to meet objectives of the program
•Performs “hands-on” work within the program as assigned or needed to achieve Section goals
•Utilizes data and continuous improvement processes to make evidence-based, forward looking decisions and to improve efficiency, cost savings, and productivity
•Maintains accurate and organized program files according to Record Retention Schedule
•Maintains strict confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations
•Reports for special assigned duties during a public health emergency, if applicable
•Other duties as assigned
Management responsibilities include but are not limited to: Interviewing, on-boarding and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and organizational policy and procedure, maintaining a healthy organizational culture, and identifying and managing issues or conflict as needed. The manager also ensures a competent workforce by coaching and developing staff, monitoring and evaluating employee development and performance, and providing positive reinforcement or appropriate discipline as referenced in the Personnel Policy Manual.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public health, healthcare administration, epidemiology, nursing or related field is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred.Two years of related experience is required, as well as excellent communication, computer, organizational and attention to detail skills. Five years of related experience and two years of supervisory experience leading teams are preferred. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a strong capacity to prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely, accurate manner.
Internal Number: 2018-01
About Clay County Public Health Center
The mission of Clay County Public Health Center is to prevent disease, promote and protect the health of Clay County residents by assessing needs, developing policies and programs, and assuring access to quality health services.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Services provided on a non-discriminatory basis.