Health Officer- Prince George's Health Department (Maryland)
Location: Largo, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Salary: 155,854 - 267,036
Internal Number: PGHD Officer
The Prince George's County Department of Health seeks a visionary executive to lead its public health programs affecting the County, including Behavioral Health, Environmental Health, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Family Health Services, and Health and Wellness. This individual selected will serve as the County Health Officer under the authority of the Maryland Department of Health and the Prince George's County Executive.
The Prince George's County Department of Health is a comprehensive local health department with a staff of more than 500 employees and an annual budget of approximately $75 million. This position is the ideal role for a driven, highly competitive health professional eager to play a key role and have a large impact within a dynamic community. The Health Officer will advise and/or consult with the County Executive, the Prince George's County Council, and the State Department of Health. The Health Officer will play a critical role in protecting and improving the health of Prince George’s County and positioning the county as one of the healthiest places to live in the United States.
Qualified candidates must possess a degree in medicine from an accredited college or university, a master’s degree in public health and have two years of experience as a licensed physician working in the field of public health.
Applicants may substitute five years of experience as a licensed physician working in the field of public health for the requirement of a master’s degree in public health and two years as a licensed physician working in the field of public health. The candidate must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians.
Physician applicants will not be appointed until they are licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians. The Board may be contacted online at http://www.mbp.state.md.us/ or by mail at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore MD 21215.
A copy of the current license or license number and expiration date must accompany the application.
Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.