The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) is currently recruiting for a Division Manager to lead a team of professionals in the Public Health Branch. The successful candidate will enjoy a variety of challenges and the opportunity to work with a creative and energetic management team. The Division Manager of Public Health Nursing & Prevention Services is an At-Will position, reporting to HHSA’s Director of Public Health.
The Public Health Branch promotes and protects the health of Tulare County residents through the development and implementation of public health programs and policies. The successful candidate will work in coordination with internal staff and community partners to eliminate health disparities and foster health equity. The selected applicant will join the public health leadership team and assist with the oversight of the department’s strategic plan and pursuit of Public Health Accreditation.
The Division Manager will oversee a group of full-time employees, including a team of nurses, health educators, nutritionists, dietitians, administrative professionals, and support staff. To continue the development and improvement of public health services, it is essential that the Division Manager of Public Health Nursing & Prevention Services has the ability to motivate and effectively communicate with employees at all levels. He or she will be expected to actively engage with agencies and departments outside the HHSA’s organizational structure. The successful candidate will represent the County as the Director of Public Health Nursing to the State of California and oversee Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health, Communicable Disease, Immunizations, Vital Statistics, and other public health programs.
Plan, organize, and direct all fiscal, personnel, and program matters for public health programs, such as nursing, the Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health program, including the high-risk infant program, children's medical services, teen parenting programs, perinatal services, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) programs, and other community services
Coordinate the public health nursing and Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health programs with other Agency branches and community agencies
Act as chief advisor to the Deputy Director(s) and Director of Public Health on nursing and maternal, child & adolescent health matters
Develop, implement, interpret, analyze, and evaluate programs, operating procedures, and policies of the program
Supervise the work of the public health programs and direct various functions of the division to ensure the effective delivery of health care services
Prepare, review, and monitor budgets for public health programs
Supervise, train, and evaluate staff within public health, the maternal, child & adolescent health program, and health services
Internal Number: Division Manager Public H
About Tulare County, Health & Human Services Agency
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