The Community Health Director oversees programs and services including; Clinical Services: Family Planning and School Based Health Clinics, Chronic Disease Prevention, Infectious Diseases: Immunizations and Syringe Exchange, Family Health: Maternal Child Health and Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition, Foot Care. Primary Responsibilities: Clinical Services-Stabilize revenues, Improve work processes, review and revise policies; Establish Routine Employee Reviews-Enhance morale, Build systems; Quality Improvement-Division performance measures, Data gathering and analysis, Reporting.
Salary and Benefits: The Community Health Director is an executive position, exempt from FLSA. The starting full-time position monthly salary is $5,741.60 to $6,091.26, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision coverage; dependents can be covered at additional cost. County employees are covered by the Washington State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
Successful Candidate: Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Public Health, or related field, or combination of related undergraduate education & experience to equate to a Master’s Degree. At least three (3) years progressively responsible supervisory public health experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
How do I apply for this position? To be considered, please go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and download the Jefferson County Employment Application and full job description. Include resume and cover letter expressing your passion for PH and fit for the role. Address letters to: Vicki Kirkpatrick Jefferson County Public Health is a progressive equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include medical, dental, vision coverage; dependents can be covered at additional cost. County employees are covered by the Washington State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
Internal Number: 18-222
About Jefferson County Public Health
The mission of Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is to protect the health of all Jefferson County residents by promoting safe, healthy communities and environments.
JCPH is a productive department within the government of Jefferson County. With a dynamic management team and supportive staff, JCPH comprises Community Health, Environmental Health, Water Quality, and some human services, including Developmental Disability support and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Prevention.
Located in the North Olympic Peninsula on the Northwest tip of the continental US, Jefferson County stretches 2,100 square miles from the Pacific Ocean to Puget Sound. The Olympic Mountain range goes through the center of the county, with national and state parks scattered throughout the land. Port Townsend is the center of this vibrant rural community with an active arts and tourism scene, maritime recreation, and diverse economy.