ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
"Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans"
Health Program Manager 1
Division of Licensing/Bureau of Special Licensing
Location: 150 N. 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ
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The Health Program Manager 1 position is responsible for managing the application process for the 6,000 dispensary agents and lab agents for the Medical Marijuana program, as well as working with DPS to ensure compliant fingerprint cards are submitted to DPS for the required background checks.
What will I be doing in this job?
Managing daily application processing of dispensary and laboratory agent applications, tracking of all outgoing deficiencies, and ensuring licensing timeframes are not exceeded
Daily outreach to ensure applications are complete and in compliance
Drafting, vetting, and finalizing of Notices of Denial and Withdrawals for the Medical Marijuana Program
Enforcement and investigative specialist, including conducting complaint investigations, participating in inspections and drafting statements of deficiencies and legal notices, as well as testifying in administrative hearings as appropriate
Working with IT to troubleshoot system issues, proposing enhancements, and completing user acceptance testing
Handling and processing fingerprint cards for transfer to the Arizona Department of Public Safety
What does this job require?
Knowledge of Public health principles including an understanding of strategies that encourage and promote compliance when working with stakeholders
Standard work, policies, procedures, tools and activities involved in government organizations
State policies and regulations, problem solving, meeting facilitation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal relationships in relation to working with other staff, managers, and staff from other departments and agencies
Database and systems development
Use of other computer software or programs to develop presentations for trainings or meetings
Critical thinking and problem solving
Organize multiple simultaneous tasks
Work collaboratively with others to manage schedules for events
Learn and maintain a full understanding of relevant statutes and rules
Plan and effectively work with Bureau, Division, and Department staff
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with other contacts
Analyze situations and systems accurately, and respond effectively and efficiently to yield positive results
Adhere to stringent time lines and effectively assist in the implementation of complex systems
Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination
The ideal / preferred candidate will have:
Bachelors in public health or related field and three years of experience with customer service, inspections, and investigation
Preference given to applicants with Public Health experience, experience drafting legal notices/testifying, and experience working with IT during development and system testing.
Licenses and Certifications?
Driving is required for State Business.
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The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
Paid vacation and sick time
10 paid holidays per year
Wellness program and plans
Short/long-term disability insurance
Defined retirement plan
Award winning Infant at Work program
Credit union membership
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To promote, protect and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.
Health and Wellness for all Arizonians
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Having trouble applying for this position?
Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.
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