Community Health Center/Community Clinic, Government, Public Health
4 Year Degree
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Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for a Health Services Supervisor. The Health Services Supervisor works in coordination with the assigned manager to supervise the operations in the Communicable Disease and Immunizations program. Responsibilities include program planning, budgeting, monitoring, coordination, evaluation, and supervising staff. The incumbent will monitor financial and operational performance of programs in collaboration with department management; and supervise a team of approximately 5 staff responsible for day-to-day communicable disease and outbreak prevention, investigation and response and immunization program and services. Responsibilities also include assuring compliance with State and Federal grant requirements; and outreach and communication with agency partners, health care providers, media, and general public. Incumbent may sometimes be required to provide coverage within program area.
This position functions as a key component of the department's leadership team. Incumbent reports directly to the Advancement and Protection Section Program Manager and requires collaboration with Public Health Program Managers and Supervisors; Health Services compliance, billing, and fiscal staff; and state program staff.
*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field and five years of experience in a public or community health program that includes at least one year of program supervisory or coordinator related experience. A Master's degree in a related field, with 3 years of experience in a community health program that includes one year of supervisory responsibilities is preferred.
Preference will be given for:
Related supervisory experience.
Proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Word.
Strong experience with program planning and reporting.
Knowledge of communicable diseases, epidemiology and the ability to analyze data.
Excellent communications and writing skills.
Strong facilitation and collaboration skills.
Effective leadership skills.
Advanced knowledge of public health principals, programs and policies including state and federal requirements.
Critical thinking skills and ability to respond to personnel and programmatic issues.
Independent judgment and problem solving skills.
Organizational, problem solving and strategic planning skills.
Must have the ability to:
Communicate technical and scientific information.
Respond rapidly to a situation and think critically and independently.
Interpret laws and regulations as well as communicable disease investigative guidelines.
Work collaboratively with all levels of the organization.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others at all times.
Organize, lead, analyze and execute the effective delivery of the program and projects assigned.
Ensure quality assurance and compliance with state and federal regulations, guidelines, and policies including updating and writing policies and procedures.
Organize, prioritize, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff.
Provide ongoing training and coaching to staff.
Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality.
Prepare concise and complete reports and documentation.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent County benefits package, including:
A generous health insurance includes medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, alternative care and prescription coverage. Coverage includes spouse and eligible dependents currently at a cost of $90 per month to the employee.
Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC) and pharmacy
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP). Deschutes County currently pays the entire contribution to either plan.
Nine paid holidays and one personal day per year
Generous paid leave programs starting
at 18 hours/month for FLSA exempt employees
Life & Accidental Death insurance
Long-term disability insurance
Internal Number: 2021-00088
About Deschutes County
ABOUT DESCHUTES COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. The County provides public safety, public health and behavioral health, community development, road construction and maintenance, elections, assessment and taxation, solid waste, social services, and operates a large fair and expo center.
Deschutes County is self-funded for health insurance, and to help control health care costs, the County maintains an innovative on-site clinic and pharmacy for employees and dependents covered by the health plan.
ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY
For the past decade, Central Oregon has been recognized as one of the best places to live. Deschutes County is conveniently located within a three-hour drive to Portland, Oregon, and within one hour of the Cascade Mountain Range. With an average elevation of 3,600 feet, the area enjoys a dry, high desert climate with cool nights and sunny days. Tourism brings to Central Oregon over four million overnight visitors annually. The Mount Bachelor ski resort attracts tourists from across the nation. The nearby Cascade Lakes are also a large draw for tourists. Oth...er local features include a vibrant visual and performing arts community, an outstanding restaurant scene, an extensive and respected health care network, and a high quality educational system.