Employment Opportunities

Cascade County Seeking Health Officer

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The Health Officer is responsible for overall leadership, community engagement, and executive responsibilities as the Health Officer of the City-County Health Department (CCHD); assessing and monitoring health factors in Cascade County and developing strategies to effectively address and communicate health issues to the public; providing oversight, evaluation and program management for delivery of public health services; developing and implementing plans, policies, and procedures for the department; fiscal management of the department and program budgets, as well as program compliance to local, state and federal requirements; provides leadership and support for public health improvement activities and maintain CCHD Public Health accreditation; plans, organizes, directs and manages all activities of the CCHD; areas of programming include environmental health, prevention services, family health services, and administrative services; administrative services team provides key operational assistance to all CCHD programs related to facilities, operations, finances, HIPAA compliance, accreditation coordination and performance management; must have experience in the development and application of Emergency Response Plans and public health preparedness and response capabilities; the effective and efficient use of department resources including funding, personnel, materials, facilities and time; implements and maintains sound organizational and operational practices to assure optimum health services and supports to the community, and develops and recommends County and department policies and strategic plans related to or involving public health; provides administrative, technical and professional support to staff, other departments, outside agencies, advisory boards, coalitions and community members as appropriate; must develop and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations concerned with health and human services as well as the public safety system, education, County support service departments, advisory boards, and numerous community facilities, agencies and groups.

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