The Prince George’s County Health Department is seeking a dynamic, experienced leader with a passion for public health and building healthy communities. The Chief of Public Health Programs/Deputy Health Officer (Deputy Health Officer) develops policies, procedures and protocols for County public health strategies and initiatives; ensures quality management of public health issues, including clinical services; collaborates in planning and service provision with related partners; coordinates with media staff to present public health information and community level statistics to the media and members of the community; assesses data obtained from the community to determine community needs and plans program needs and progress; supervises five Associate Directors and other staff from Behavioral Health, Family Services, Health and Wellness, Environmental Health and Communicable Disease Control; provides oversight over educational opportunities for students, professionals, and fellows; represents and acts in the absence of the Public Health Officer in community activities; and performs other related functions.
The ideal candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and an MD, RN, master’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university. The position also requires eight (8) years of professional experience related to health care service delivery, including five (5) years in a supervisory or managerial position.
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