Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Public Health Medical Administrator I

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Public Health Medical Administrator I

Here's some background:

The Chief of the Chronic Disease Control Branch (CDCB) is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating statewide chronic disease prevention and control programs, developing public health policy for the state, assuring Branch operations are in compliance with state and federal law and regulations and maintaining relationships with partner, such as local health departments. Demonstrated leadership capability and adaptability, skill in communication/management/technology, knowledge of medicine/public health/research/communities and a solid foundation in the social determinants of health and health inequities are necessary.

Supervision Received: The Public Health Administrator I (PHMA I) reports directly to the Chief of the Chronic Disease and Injury Control Division.

Supervision Exercised: The PHMA I, Branch Chief supervises four Section Chiefs in the Branch; Program Development Section, Epidemiology and Health Promotion Section; Medicine and Public Health Section; and the Administration and Policy Services Section. Description of Duties: Manages the overall program, media, budget, administrative and technology efforts of CDCB; handles a broad range of complex and sensitive programs and management issues; is the leader of the chronic disease prevention and control programs and policy, relationships with external partners, with approximately 80 state and contract staff, and a budget of $16 million; functions as the liaison and spokesperson to other state and national organizations; represents the Department.

Salary $136,800-$160,896 Annually 

Qualifications:  Possession of the legal requirements for the practices of medicine in CA as determined by the CA Board of Medical Quality Assurance or the CA Board of Osteopathic Examiners. Possession of a valid certificate issued by an American Medical Specialty Board or an American Osteopathic Specialty Board as a specialist in one of the fields of medicine, or eligibility for examination for one of these certificates as evidenced by a written statement from the Secretary of the Board. Five years of increasingly responsible administrative, supervisory experience as either a Board-eligible or Board certified physician in public health.

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