The Florida Department of Health is seeking an experienced physician public health professional to serve as the lead public health official of the Florida Department of Health in Duval County. The Florida Department of Health in Duval County is located in Jacksonville, Florida. The Florida Department of Health in Duval County provides services to all residents and visitors and is responsible for assessing, maintaining, and improving the health and safety of the entire community as an essential part of the Florida Department of Health. This position will be responsible for an annual budget of approximately $39.6 million and 403 full time staff.
This position leads one of the 67 County Health Departments in the State of Florida. Responsibilities include the direction, supervision, and evaluation of a wide variety of health programs including, but not limited to, environmental health, chronic disease, preparedness and response, family planning, communicable disease, and vital statistics.
The position requires extensive experience in the management and administration of public health programs and principles. The public health leader should have experience as the chief health strategist, engaging with community stakeholders to form partnerships, promoting performance management and quality improvement, and managing the financial processes.
A qualified candidate is a physician that currently holds, or is eligible for, a Florida medical license (Chapters 458 or 459, Florida Statutes) and at least five years senior level executive experience with a passion for public health and prevention. The candidate should have extensive experience in core public health practices and principles, commitment to effective management, leadership, and community engagement. The candidate in this role must demonstrate exceptional leadership, cultural and interpersonal skills.
Internal Number: 64000377
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