Senior Deputy Director of Public Health

San Joaquin County

Approx. Annual Base Salary: $108,118—$131,412*
Finial Filing Deadline: January 3, 2020

In addition to the base salary, the County offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
Compensation package includes:
Cafeteria Plan, 2% employer contribution to the County's 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, 8-days vacation cashout annually, 1937 Retirement Act plan with CALPERS reciprocity, 125 Flex Spending Benefits Plan, 12 days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation, 15 days of vacation leave (20 days after 10 years and 23 days after 20 years), 14 paid holidays per year, 10 days of administrative leave per year, monthly car allowance. *A 5% salary supplement will be added for a candidate who possess a PHN certificate when assigned nursing administrative duties.

About the position
The County of San Joaquin is currently seeking an experienced and innovative professional to serve as the Senior Deputy Director of Public Health Services. The Senior Deputy Director will be an integral member of the Senior Management leadership team of Public Health Services (PHS) and lead an intensive effort to affect quality improvement measures throughout the department. This position will be responsible for leading, administering, and oversight of Children’s Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness, and Disease Control and Prevention divisions, as well as directing budgets, functions, and activities of assigned Public Health programs.

The ideal candidate
The ideal Senior Deputy Director candidate will have extensive experience managing a variety of Public Health programs and hold a master’s degree in public health or nursing. A qualified candidate should have a thorough understanding of all applicable laws and regulations as well as wide-ranging knowledge of the principles and practices of public health services. A successful Senior Deputy Director candidate will have experience identifying areas in need of improvement and implementing effective and impactful quality improvement measures. Knowledge of public sector budget development and management including sources of funding associated with public health programs is desired. Candidates possessing the desired experience and a Public Health Nursing certificate are highly desired and may receive a salary supplement of 5%.

Desirable Qualifications
Candidates invited to participate in the screening and selection process will possess a combination of education and experience comparable to:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in public health, business administration, public administration, nursing, or a related field.
Experience: Five years of experience managing a public health program or service.
Note: Possession of a Public Health Nursing certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing is not required. However, a candidate who possess a PHN certificate may be eligible for a salary supplement of 5% when assigned nursing administrative duties.

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