State Of Iowa Des Moines , IA 50301
Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.
The Iowa Department of Public Health is looking to fill an Office of Medical Cannabidiol Program Manager (Executive Officer 2) to assist the state. Under the direction of the Program Director, manages the Office of Medical Cannabidiol (OMC), to include developing a program structure with a mission statement, goals, objectives, annual work plan and timeline, and budget.
Candidate will provide functional oversight to program staff positions, including clerk specialist, management analyst 3, and contract staff (3.0 FTE). Develops policies, protocols, and regulations related to operations of the OMC, including but not limited to the licensing and operations of manufacturers and dispensaries, laboratory testing procedures, patient and caregiver registration cards, and the medical cannabidiol board. In conjunction with departmental staff, the members of the Medical Cannabidiol Board, and other stakeholders, plans agendas for meetings of the Medical Cannabidiol Board.
Interact with the Medical Cannabidiol Board, the Board of Medicine, the deputy director, other state agency directors and staff, and the director of the OMC, as needed, to facilitate program operations and oversight. Oversees program communications, including overseeing management of the program website and providing timely responses to stakeholders for program data, presentations, and other information. Oversees the manufacturer and dispensary compliance program, including developing inspection protocols and checklists, creating and implementing a timeline for inspections, ensuring completion of inspections, and overseeing approval of action plans and follow up on findings.
Work with the State Hygienic Laboratory and other stakeholders to ensure the safety of the medical cannabidiol products through rigorous laboratory testing requirements and robust quality assurance programs. Works with department, manufacturer, and dispensary staff to effect timely and efficient product recalls when products are found to be defective or patients report adverse effects of the medications. Develops and implements a medical provider education program, including outreach to medical providers, identification of continuing medical education courses, presentations to providers and medical systems, and maintenance of provider and patient educational materials.
Oversee data collection and analysis, including providing oversight for the department's secure seed-to-sale tracking system, managing regular IT vendor interactions, reviewing data reports, and ensuring dissemination of program data to stakeholders. Provides functional oversight for the patient registry, ensuring a high level of customer service and timely approvals to patient and caregiver registration applications and renewals.
535 Public Health
6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both related to improving, maintaining, and protecting the general condition of health within society, either on a personal, institutional, organizational, or community basis. Experience may be gained from direct provision of health care or from other ancillary programs and support mechanisms such as government public health departments.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to four years of full-time professional level work such as program administration, development, management or operations;
substitution of experience of the caliber and scope indicated above for the required undergraduate college education on the basis one year of qualifying experience is equivalent to one year of undergraduate education;
graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program may substitute for one year of education or one year of experience;
substitution of twenty-four hours of graduate level course work in a special program curriculum such as Social Work, Law, Education, Engineering, or Public or Business Administration for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to twelve months of full-time work as an Executive Officer 1 or a comparable management level position.
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