El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is currently recruiting for a Public Health Officer. The ideal candidate is an individual who demonstrates a proactive approach to influencing the health of the public through recognition of empowerment, diversity, inclusion and justice. They aspire to the ideals of civil service, developing trust with the community through consistent innovative leadership, informed decision-making and sound public health knowledge.
The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:
Serve as the individual in charge during a declared incident or emergency including, as appropriate, declaration of a Public Health Emergency.
Take appropriate measure to prevent and control epidemics; enforces orders, rules, and regulations for quarantine or isolation required by the State Department of Health Services.
Establish and maintain medical standards and protocols for medical staff.
Participate in clinical and medical management decisions.
Act as Medical Epidemiologist for public health diseases.
Possession of a Doctor of Medicine degree or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree issued by an accredited medical school in good standing; AND two (2) years of full-time experience functioning as a Public Health Officer or administering a public health program with responsibility for administration, supervision, and effective functioning of the program. A master’s degree in public health is desirable.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California.
Possession of Board Certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine is desirable.
The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continues to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting. Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just: 40 miles to Downtown Sacramento 50 miles to Sacramento International Airport 129 miles to San Francisco Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports Skiing and Snowboarding Live Music and Music Festivals Local Craft Breweries an...d Wineries El Dorado County Fair Placerville Speedway Races Farm to Fork Restaurants Local Shopping Gems