Medical Director Bureau Of School Health, Pediatrics/Adolescent/Family Practice - Health

City Of Baltimore, MD Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 1 week ago

Class Description

THIS IS A NON-CIVIL SERVICE POSITION

Non-civil service positions are not bound by the Civil Service Commission or the Civil Service Rules. Non-civil service positions are considered "at will". An "at will" employee, without the protections of the Civil Service Commission, may be discharged from their employment by the Appointing Authority, at any time, for cause or without cause.

The Baltimore City Ordinance 18-111, Section 1(B) requires that all agency heads who report directly to the Mayor and any At-Will supervisory employees who report directly to the Mayor or to the Head of an Agency must be a resident and registered voter of the City of Baltimore throughout their term of office. Section (B)(1) allows candidate(s) prior to appointment, the opportunity to sign a Declaration of Intent to become a city resident and registered voter within (6) months of the effective date of their appointment.

Founded in 1793, the Baltimore City Health Department is the oldest, continuously-operating health department in the country, with nearly 1,000 employees who aim to promote health and improve the well-being of city residents through education, policy/advocacy, and direct service delivery. BCHD's wide-ranging responsibilities include maternal and child health, youth wellness, school health, senior services, animal control, restaurant inspections, violence prevention, emergency preparedness, STI/HIV treatment, and acute and chronic disease prevention.

The Baltimore City Health Department is seeking a Medical Director for its Bureau of School Health. This individual must be a board certified/eligible physician who will provide clinical oversight and direction to a vibrant school health program that delivers direct patient care to 80,000 students enrolled in Baltimore City Public Schools.

The Medical Director is a highly visible leadership position that reports to the Assistant Commissioner Bureau of School Health and plays a critical and lead role in the daily operations of the Bureau. He/she provides direct medical oversight to a bureau that consists of School Health Services and School-Based Health Centers. A successful candidate will have not only a strong working experience in public health, child and adolescent health, but also public speaking experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and treating health problems and diseases in school-age children

  • Provision of health care including reproductive health services to adolescents

  • Medical consultation for school nurse supervisors

  • Medical consultation for school-based health center clinical directors

  • Medical consultation and/or direct supervision of school-based clinicians

  • Developing medical guidelines and protocols for schools

  • Directing in-service education for School Health staff

  • Advising Baltimore City Public Schools administration regarding school health

  • Leading special initiatives on child and adolescent health

  • Participating in emergency preparedness activities

Minimum Education and Experience

Requirements:
  • Current Maryland licensure as a physician

  • Board certification or eligibility in pediatrics, adolescent medicine or family practice

  • Expertise and a minimum of three (3) years professional experience as a licensed physician, including recent clinical experience in in pediatrics, adolescent medicine or family practice

  • A minimum of one year in community or public health, or training at a school of public health

Qualified individuals who are interested in applying should forward a cover letter and resume through the online application:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baltimorecity

Name: Francine Childs

Street Address: 1001 E. Fayette Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

NOTE: Candidates under final consideration will be required to undergo and pass a background check and drug/alcohol test.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

The City of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Medical Director Bureau Of School Health, Pediatrics/Adolescent/Family Practice - Health

City Of Baltimore, MD