The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for four (4) qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Program Specialist I position to be assigned in the Public Health Division.
Appointees will be assigned to various locations within Contra Costa County.
The Public Health Program SpecialiThe Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for four (4) qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Program Specialist I position to be assigned to the Public Health Division.
Appointees will be assigned to various locations within Contra Costa County.
The Public Health Program Specialist I will plan, organize and administer the health services program within the Public Health Division (Family Maternal and Child Health, Clinic Services and Women, Infants and Children/WIC) of the Health Services Department.
The incumbent is responsible for providing program and staff direction, establishing and implementing program policy, monitoring program activities, and evaluating program effectiveness.
Typical tasks include: interpreting and implementing State and Federal program mandates and establishing procedures accordingly; monitoring and evaluating program activities and budget expenditures; identifying urgent needs for program services and making appropriate referrals; providing supervision, technical assistance and consultation to program staff; developing and writing proposals for grant applications; planning, implementing and/or supervising educational outreach activities and developing program informational material for distribution to schools, organizations, community groups and the general public; and coordinating County-wide clinical and health education programs.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Providing supervision, technical assistance and consultation to program staff Planning, implementing and/or supervising educational outreach activities and developing program informational material Monitoring and evaluating program activities and budget expenditures Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to Work effectively with State, Federal and County staff, advisory boards, community agencies, private physicians, vendors and the general public Knowledge of administrative principles applicable to the organization and functions of public health programs Ability to provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Read the complete job description at . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months.
TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Review Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Typical Tasks Set goals and objectives and establishes program priorities Establishes reviews, evaluates, implements and interprets program policy to insure compliance with State and Federal program mandates Interprets and implements State and Federal program mandates and establishes procedures accordingly Monitors and evaluates program activities and budget expenditures Develops, administers and oversees comprehensive program budget(s), including budget reconciliation to actual revenues and costs, and/or working with financial staff to ensure accuracy of revenues and costs, and/or working with financial staff to ensure accuracy of revenue claims and invoice payments Prepares, supervises preparation, reviews and submits to manager for approval annual and quarterly reports to Federal, State and local entities Identifies urgent needs for program services and makes appropriate referrals.
Provides supervision, technical assistance and consultation to program staff Participates in recruitment, hiring, and evaluating the work of program staff, including multidisciplinary teams Represents the department at meetings with State and Federal program representatives Meets with other professional staff members and community organizations Serves as liaison with funding authority and/or division fiscal staff regarding program financial issues Develops and writes proposals for grant applications Communicates directly with other health professionals and organizations on administrative matters and individual cases as appropriate Collects and analyzes statistical data Plans, implements and/or supervises educational outreach activities and develops program informational material for distribution to schools, organizations, community groups and the general public Attends meetings and seminars and participates on various committees Assesses needs for preventative health programs in schools to meet state mandates and local needs Coordinates County-wide clinical and health education programs Recruits service delivery contractors, negotiates, administers and monitors contract Minimum Qualifications Education:
Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Health Education, Social Welfare or a closely related field.
Experience: One (1) year full-time or its equivalent experience in a health care organization, public health agency or community program performing administrative or program management duties.
Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in any of the aforementioned fields and two (2) years of full-time experience in a health care organization, public health agency or community program performing administrative or program management duties may be substituted for the master's degree requirement.
One (1) additional year of experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major.
No substitution is permitted for a Bachelor's degree.
Qualifications for Restricted Positions:
Successful candidates for the position in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment, a current registration as Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED.
AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED.
Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Training and Experience Evaluation:
Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire.
(Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department