HEALTH OFFICER - CHARLES COUNTY (PHYSICIAN) PHYSICIAN PROGRAM MANAGER I
Charles County Government
July 10, 2018
White Plains, Maryland
$122,799.00 - $202,588.00/year
Full Time - Experienced
The Charles County Department of Health, located at 4545 Crain Highway in White Plains, Maryland, is an accredited comprehensive local health department with a staff of 253 and an annual budget of over $14 million. The department seeks to create a healthier Charles County by promoting, protecting and improving the health of the community. The Department is both a direct service provider and provides case management services. Current areas of focus are addressing the opioid crisis, ensuring access to health services, community wellness and disease prevention. The Department partners with other government and private sector entities to achieve its mission.
The Health Officer provides leadership, direction, and oversight to public health programs affecting the County. Programs include Community Health, Environmental Health, Behavioral Health, Clinic and School Health, and Health Information and Promotion. The Health Officer assesses community health needs, plans and develops programs, enforces County and State laws and ordinances, and acts as spokesperson on public health issues for the County in coordination with the State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The Health Officer serves as an advocate for public health with the media, social service agencies and other community organizations in Charles County and is responsible for promoting and stimulating interest in public health.
For more information on the Department’s programs and services, please visit www.CharlesCountyHealth.org.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must possess a degree in medicine from an accredited college or university, a Master's degree in public health and have two years' 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 Master's degree in public health and two years as a licensed physician working in the field of public health requirement.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS Must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians at the time of applications. The Board may be contacted online at http://www.mbp.state.md.us/ or by mail at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.
Internal Number: #18-004608-0001
About Charles County Government
Charles County Government is a local government organization in Southern Maryland, about 30 miles south of Washington, D.C. With approximately 670 full time employees, Charles County Government provides a variety of services. The County employs professionals in the professional and technical fields, including management, engineering, information technology, business and finance, environmental resources, and more.