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CHIEF OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES - 64030918

Date:  Nov 12, 2022
Location: 

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Requisition No: 727161 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: CHIEF OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES - 64030918

Position Number: 64030918 

Salary:  $55,764.78 - $111,430.18 

Posting Closing Date: 01/03/2023 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - OPEN COMPETITIVE

 Division of Disease Control and Health Protection

Chief of Medical Health Services

Bureau of Communicable Diseases

Salary: $55,764.78 - $111,430.18 Annually

Salary is dependent on qualifications

 

 

Serves as the focal point for leadership and management of state communicable disease-related categorical sections, to include Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and Viral Hepatitis, Tuberculosis (TB), and HIV/AIDS. Responsible for the supervision of staff Including appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, having the authority for hiring, and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending such actions. Overall purview and charge includes policy development, standards-setting, monitoring, quality control, staff development, and technical assistance. Directs, plans, implements, and supervises operations for a statewide comprehensive program for the prevention, control and elimination of STDs, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and TB by establishing and maintaining necessary surveillance; epidemiology; quality improvement; training/education/information activities; information systems/applications; support for local delivery of client services, lab tests, vaccines and medications and support for outbreak investigation and control. This may include oversight of studies and research accomplished within the bureau or in collaboration with other DOH programs, county health departments, CDC, universities, and others.

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

Directs and supervises approximately 142 central office and field staff responsible for ongoing program activities and compliance with established goals and objectives. Supervises direct reports including motivating, training, providing guidance, and direction. Develops expectations and meets with staff regularly to discuss performance, complete performance reviews, and discipline action, if needed.  Maintains vacation and work schedules to ensure proper coverage and completes timesheets.  Ensures all staff complete required training and are offered additional training.    

 

Provides analysis and technical direction, consultation, and assistance to establish and maintain coordinated and/or integrated systems of information-gathering that will provide data on communicable disease risk factors, and disease burden and distribution among the various cultural, social, and economic groups and sub-groupings of population.


Directs, plans, and develops federal grant applications and annual budget requests for federal grant assistance and state general revenue funds totaling approximately $306 million. Allocates, monitors, and evaluates expenditures of funds for statewide program activities by county health departments, state health office, and pharmacy services, to ensure efficient and best use, and to ensure accountability and transparency for program reporting requirements and for financial audits.


Serves as Project Administrator for federal grant assistance and other federal activities in the state, including contract studies and the assignment of federal employees to the state program.


Provides information/data (as allowed), consultation, and technical assistance on programmatic and administrative issues related to the STD, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and TB, programs to county health department professionals; officials of public and private health and educational facilities, institutions and agencies; representatives of school systems; industry representatives; and other public and private groups who are in a position to influence the Bureau’s activities.


Provides expertise and represents the bureau and its programs at local, state and federal meetings, conferences and workshops; and in interdepartmental groups and committees.


Complies with and monitors compliance (when applicable) of the mandatory requirements in Section 215.422, Florida Statutes.


Develops proposals for legislative and rule changes necessary to effectively and efficiently prevent, control, and eliminate STDs, TB, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis. Provides legislative bill analyses during the legislative sessions and represents the agency at pertinent hearings and committee meetings. Implements legislative and rule changes related to bureau programs.


Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Grants Management to include application development & processing, implementation, reporting, fiscal management, etc.
  • Knowledge of State competitive procurement and contract management.
  • Knowledge of State budgeting, finance, and accounting.
  • Knowledge of State and DOH administrative policies and procedures.
  • Skill as the Property Custodian/Delegate’s Supervisor- Serves as the supervisor for property custodian/delegate and monitors
  • compliance of mandatory requirements in Sections 273 and 274.11, Florida Statutes.
  • Knowledge of Florida statutes and administrative rules related to communicable disease and the related responsibilities of the
  • Department.

 

Qualifications:

Preferred - 3 or more years experience

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

Tallahassee, Florida

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits.
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year.
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options.
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Tuition waivers.
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. 

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. 

 

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. 

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    

 

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee