Public Health Services Manager D-Ses - 64035396

State Of Florida New Port Richey , FL 34654

Posted 3 months ago

Requisition No: 104764

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER D-SES - 64035396

Position Number: 64035396

Salary: $42,525.91 - $69,999.99

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2019

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER D- SES
10841 LITTLE ROAD

NEW PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA 34654

Internal Agency Opportunity

Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is a high level position in the agency which develops procedures for evaluation of the WIC Nutrition Program and the impact of the program on the clients in Pasco County.

This individual will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.

Overall responsible for the assuring the ACEND accreditation standards, policies, and procedures are met amongst all Regions of the Pasco County Dietetic Internship utilizing data driven decisions

WIC Coordinator:

Leading, planning, developing, coordinating, and directing activities of the WIC, Elderly Nutrition, and Dietetic Internship program. Ensures that activities for the WIC Program (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) are conducted in an efficient and effective manner and that staff are providing services according to the DHM manual (DM 150-24). Participates in long and short term program planning and integrates nutrition into the overall agency plan. Acts as liaison between the program office, district offices, and the county public health offices advising them and interpreting nutritional needs of the population for both local and State program planning. Coordinates all aspects of the operation of the WIC Clinics including scheduling coverage, hours of operation and travel. Plans, arranges, conducts, and evaluates training and educational programs for the WIC staff. Oversees on-going registration activities and maintains a good working relationship with the Supervisor of Elections. Participates in meetings of professional organizations and state conferences concerned with nutrition and health.

Develops updates and monitors quality assurance standards in the WIC clinics for compliance to all federal and state WIC policies and procedures, nutrition education documentation, nutrition risk determination, income eligibility, etc., to ensure program integrity according to the WIC policy and procedures. Overseas breastfeeding education and support to the community. Participates in planning and updating agency wide initiatives and efforts to improve the breastfeeding initiation and duration rates. Monitors the activities of the Vendor Manager/Administrative Assistant. Coordinates the Florida Voter Registrations processed through the WIC and Nutrition sections of the CHP division.

Overall responsible for ensuring that the "Standards of Education" established by the accreditation body (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • ACEND) are achieved. This individual may be designated as the Dietetic Internship program director who will assist the regional coordinators to include but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work. Assists and supports program planning, developing, and coordinating activities related to meeting contractual obligations. Establishes annual goals and evaluates performance on an annual basis.

Administration Responsibilities:

Works closely with Budget Specialist and staff in preparing, monitoring, and making projections relative to the Nutrition Service programs' budgets and WIC monthly management reports. Develops justification for purchases and personnel actions as needed. The responsibilities for overseeing the WIC and Nutrition Services programs are performed with independent judgment.

Oversees the WIC outreach activities to promote the program in community agencies, private health care providers and the media. Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other Pasco County Health Department Divisions and with related social, medical, educational and community agencies to assure consistency, coordination of services and to maintain and strengthen community partnerships.

Completes all performance appraisals of supervised staff in accordance with personnel rules. Oversees the pre-service training and orientation to new employees of WIC and Nutrition Services. Schedules on the job training and in-services education as necessary. Acts as information custodian responsible for the information security and privacy of records in the WIC administrative office.

Submits EARS, travel, leave and attendance records in accordance with established agency and division guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, Including Utilization of Equipment required for the position:

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in nutritional services.
  • 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • 3 years of experience managing program budgets.

Knowledge of current science, practice of nutrition dietetics, concepts and theories of nutrition or dietetics as it relates to growth, development, health or disease. Knowledge of nutritional and dietary assessment techniques. Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data. Ability to supervise, organize and communicate verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of developing community collaboration

  • Experience managing an academic program

  • Knowledge of State of Florida statutes

Responsibilities will be to plan, direct and coordinate the complex and broad administrative functions of federal, state and local programs. General leadership oversight of the WIC, Nutrition, and Dietetic Internship program to include coaching, mentoring and staff development of the workforce while finding ways to increase staff morale and motivate staff.

The second key function will be to develop new initiatives and collaborative partnerships in the community to work on assessment of community health needs and development of strategies/action plans to address identified needs for the purpose of improving the community's health and wellness. This will include reviewing, collecting and evaluating community health status data.

When completing the online application process, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Seven Tips for Preparing Effective State Applications

Important Notices- Please be advised:

  • Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

Current State Employees

  • Salary for current employees is based on employee's current payband/ paygrade.

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, visit http://www.sss.gov.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.

Department of Health Selected Exempt Service (SES) employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • State of Florida Retirement package
  • 3% employee contribution required
  • 9 Annual paid holidays

  • 176 hours upon appointment and thereafter on each anniversary date.

  • 104 hours of sick leave upon appointment and thereafter on each anniversary date.

  • Health insurance for individual or family coverage

  • Life insurance

  • Disability Insurance is provided by the state at no cost to you.

  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.

  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available

  • Tuition waiver available

Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!

Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $8.34

Family coverage is $30

Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $8.34

Family coverage is $30

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa


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Public Health Services Manager D-Ses - 64035396

State Of Florida