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Asst. Director of Health Services

Salary - $84,842.99 - $141,404.64 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02697
Closing - 10/21/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S31
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3727355/asst-director-of-health-services?keywords=assistant%20director&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under the direction of the Division Director of Health Services, the Fairfax County Health Department is seeking an individual to lead the programmatic development, implementation, planning and evaluation for the Division of Health Services in their assigned areas to assure successful achievement of the division’s objectives and to support the agency strategic plan. Assists in the development and implementation of health equity initiatives including building internal and external capacity to address the social determinants and root causes of health inequities through planning, implementation, and evaluation of processes. Identifies interrelationships across the organization and within the County Health and Human Services to support a collaborative approach to improving population health outcomes. Provides leadership in using a multisector approach with a focus on community engagement when providing health services or developing health services initiatives designed to promote health equity. Uses health data to identify public health trends, populations in need, gaps in services and to evaluate the effectiveness of health interventions. Provides oversight of professional and non-professional staff in assigned program areas. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmatic service initiatives designed to improve population health outcomes. Promotes the integration of public health services with other health providers in the community. Responsible for recruitment, hiring, onboarding and ongoing workforce development. Develops, implements, and monitors program budgets, to include grant and MOA management.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

  • Considerable knowledge of nursing and public health theories, practices and techniques required to provide community health nursing care to individuals, families and the community;
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable federal, state and County laws and regulations;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology;
  • Knowledge of public health practice in the fields of patient care, population health and community health;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration (including personnel, budgeting, accounting and management analysis) and the ability to apply them;
  • Knowledge of current literature and new developments in public health, nursing practice and administration; Knowledge of available community resources for referral;
  • Knowledge of selected pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects and complications which may arise from their use;
  • Knowledge of Health Management Information Systems; Skill in applying technical nursing procedures;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, manage and evaluate a major community health nursing program or unit; Ability to supervise professional nursing staff and other personnel;
  • Ability to make decisions and solve administrative and professional problems arising in unit's operation; Ability to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary administrative team;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and write comprehensive reports; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives from other agencies and the community. 

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a master's degree in nursing, public health, healthcare administration or other health related post-graduate degree ; plus six (6) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in public health, community health, nursing administration, public administration or related field; to include two (2) years in a position of supervisory capacity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in nursing and/or public health
  • Preferred candidate will have experience in policy development/program planning; ability to analyze statistical data, data interpretation, and reporting.
  • Experience with Cross Department Care Coordination building collaborative relationship and working with community partners to strengthen the County’s safety net programs
  • Leadership Development- proven leadership and directly responsible supervisory experience in equipping staff with skills and behaviors that drive performance
  • Ability to synthesize data at an operational and strategic level.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include presentation skills.
  • Experience overseeing community engagement work activities
  • Excellent partnership building, to include internal and external partners.
  • Previous experience in managing a clinic environment.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring budgets. 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Registered Nurse License (VA) (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days)
  • AED (Required within 60 days)

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
 
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, sanctions screening, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.    

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, and requires walking, standing, sitting (for long periods of time), and kneeling, reaching, bending, climbing stairs; may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally.  Uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel.  Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Generally, works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. Generally, works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.  

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
 

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Division Director Health Department -School Health Division Director

Salary - $93,339.38 - $155,565.70 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02236
Closing - 10/14/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S33
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3660408/division-director-health-department-school-health-division-director?keywords=division%20direc&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
 
Job Announcement

This is a reannouncement. Applicants who wish to revise their original application are encouraged to reapply with a revised application.  Otherwise, all applicants who previously applied to job# 22-02236 do not need to reapply to be considered.

The Health Department of Fairfax County is a progressive public health leader providing services that promotes population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. Developing a competent public health workforce is integral to the department's mission. The Health Department looks to enhance its workforce with a dynamic and innovative leader to fill the School Health Division Director position.

This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning of this division. Provides leadership, professional guidance, supervision and oversight directly and through an Assistant Division Director, professional and paraprofessional staff. This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning for this division. Utilizes county workforce development framework processes and program management systems to evaluate and anticipate workforce needs. Develops policies, procedures, processes and best practices in support of the School Health Division; develops the division's strategic objectives, performance measures and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness. Oversees and manages division finance, expenditures, budget, and contractual services. Participates in the preparation of legislative proposals and prepares board items; writes reports and makes presentations regarding school health service activities, programs, and public health trends to Board of Supervisors, community organizations and other county departments, as appropriate. Serves as the agency liaison with private/pubic schools and Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) district leadership; works collaboratively with the Health Department SH Physician for medical oversight to implement the school health programs in FCPS and Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS).  In the role of Chief Health Strategist, this position is expected to nurture partnerships in support of multidisciplinary and multisector initiatives designed to address a range of public health issues. The position works under the direction of the Deputy Director for Medical Services. 

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Works with stakeholder groups, including department and office management, and governing bodies, to identify policy and procedure issues that need to be addressed to advance the mission of the department;
  • Oversees, directs, and manages the programmatic development, implementation and planning for assigned division;
  • Provides direction, guidance, supervision and overall leadership to the division, to include staff supervision performance management and recognition practices; leads change management and project management initiatives;
  • Serves as a member of the senior management team in which plans, implements, administers, and coordinates department service programs in the context of population and community health in order to ensure a comprehensive array of services is available to citizens;
  • Plans, organizes, directs and manages the delivery of health services consisting of nurses, other professionals, community health and education services ensuring that County, state and federal requirements are met;
  • Establishes goals, objectives and priorities for the division area; establishes and evaluates  performance management measurements and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness in meeting the division and agency objectives;
  • Develops and manages division finance expenditures, justifies budget and contractual services; oversees grant processes and memorandum of agreements/understanding for program areas and services;
  • Oversees the development, data collection, reporting, and analysis of strategic objectives and performance measures;
  • Ensures that programs and business operations comply with federal, state, and county laws, regulations and ordinances, accreditation standards and assures consistency throughout the division;
  • Coordinates various program activities with other areas in Health Department, and ensures effective interface of programs across-division, other county departments, community partners, federal, state and local agencies;
  • Develops and implements standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of the County's public health nursing and education services;
  • Works in concert with senior management, to examine and anticipate workforce needs; develops plans and strategies, utilizing county's workforce development framework and process;
  • Ensures compliance with licensure and practice requirements of the Virginia Nurse Practice Act;
  • Oversees division activities of training and orientation of supervisory, professional, paraprofessional public health personnel;
  • Participates in the review and preparation of legislative proposals; prepares board items, and makes presentations to Board of Supervisors, business and community organizations, and other county departments, as appropriate;
  • Advises staff on difficult or unusual problems;
  • Establishes relationships with key stakeholders and identifies partners for projects designed to advance the goals of the division and department;
  • Serves as division's primary point of contact in contacts with the state, county, community and other human service organizations, as appropriate;
  • Communicates with the public and the media on programmatic and community issues under the direction of the Director of Health or Director of Medical Services;
  • Represents the Health Director and/or Deputy director at meetings with community and governmental representatives, as required.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.) 

  • Extensive knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, public health and community health planning;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology;
  • Knowledge of public health practice in the fields of patient care, school health, population health and community health;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration (including personnel, budgeting, accounting and management analysis) and the ability to apply them; Knowledge of applicable federal, state and County public health laws and regulations;
  • Knowledge of current literature and new developments in public health, nursing practice and administration;
  • Knowledge of demography, statistics and research methodology;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and political process;
  • Ability to identify public health and nursing needs in the community;
  • Ability to function effectively as an interdisciplinary management team leader or member; Ability to analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and implement goals/objectives and strategically plan division- wide;
  • Ability to plan and evaluate a comprehensive community health programs;
  • Ability to develop, analyze, and review methods and systems for health services delivery; Ability to coordinate and implement organizational, personnel and program changes; Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of a large staff;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to provide effective leadership; develop others through coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, coworkers, elected or appointed officials, public and private-sector organizations, community groups, and the public.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from a National League for Nursing accredited college or university with a master's degree in nursing,  public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration; Plus eight years of increasingly responsible full-time equivalent experience in nursing, public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration, four of which must have been in an administrative capacity, including supervising professional staff in a public health setting. 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:: 

  • Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days) 
  • AED (Required within 60 days)
  • Valid Driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position must complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a sanction screen, and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in a senior-level leadership role in the field of School Health. Extensive knowledge and experience in public health, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, community health planning in a public health or school health setting. Knowledge and experience with process improvement and strategic planning; capacity to direct or lead multiple strategic efforts. Proven ability and experience in project management, partnership development and sustainability. Ability to demonstrate strong leadership, supervisory, and interpersonal skills; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; effectively communicate, both orally and in writing; work independently with minimal direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Generally works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.
 
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
 
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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Richmond Henrico Health District

Clinical Nurse Manager

 
https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312902

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Public Health Clinical Nurse Manager to assist with the management of the Richmond Henrico Health District (RHHD) clinical programs. Reporting to the Nurse Manager Senior, the selected incumbent will provide hands-on oversight of the districts’ day-to-day clinical operations to ensure quality assurance, patient flow, adequate staffing, appropriate and effective use of resources, compliance to policies and procedures, and consistency across the two districts. Further, the Clinical Nurse Manager will serve as a leader for our Nursing Teams by regularly engaging with staff, actively participating in district management and leadership meetings, and contributing to the development and implementation of strategic plans and district standards.

This position will be based at our East Henrico Health Clinic (1400 North Laburnum Avenue); however, work will also be performed in our West Henrico Health Clinic (8600 Dixon Powers Drive), the Richmond City Health Clinics (400 East Cary Street), and in areas throughout the community as needed. Mileage reimbursement is available for any work-related travel. This is a full time, onsite position, and typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

The Henrico County & Richmond City Health Districts (HCHD & RCHD) are sister districts that are a part of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Both districts exist to protect and improve the health of their residents by providing clinical services, nutrition counseling, environmental health services, vital records, disease prevention and monitoring, emergency planning, and many other health-related programs. As part of VDH, this is a state position with comprehensive state benefits that include affordable health insurance options, life insurance, disability plans, retirement plans, paid holidays, and paid leave.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312902


Nurse Practitioner

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312686

Richmond City & Henrico County Health District is searching for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to provide direct patient care services in the health district’s Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), and Refugee clinics and resource centers. This position also includes facilitation and/or assistance with related population health measures.

Duties include evaluation and treatment of patients in our various clinics in Richmond City & Henrico County. The health district has three main locations and eight resource centers, located in or around city housing developments and/or other underserved areas. The NP provides needed onsite clinical & community services in three of the eight resource centers and mobile clinical services at all resource centers. Clinical services provided include family planning, STI, and newcomer health services. Community services include developing a close relationship with the community served by his/her particular resource center(s) to improve health access and outcomes.

Direct clinical care duties include but are not limited to obtaining a complete health history, performing physical examinations, completing the patient assessment, ordering diagnostic tests and procedures, interpreting test results, prescribing appropriate therapy and/or referrals, and developing the appropriate plan of care for management & follow-up as needed. This position also includes completion of medical records in a timely fashion, and participation in quality assurance activities. Collaboration & consultation is provided by the supervising physician and lead nurse practitioner. All work should be performed in accordance with legally accepted nurse practitioner protocols, local/state policies and procedures, and the Nurse Practice Act as appropriate.

As RHHD continues to expand its population health model, the NP may also provide training and capacity building in the community (i.e. consultation & support in public health emergencies and training providers in the placement of long-acting reversible contraception).

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312686

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Public Health Nurse II
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF)
$111,876 - $140,040 annual salary

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a skilled Registered Nurse with advanced knowledge of infection control and communicable disease prevention to provide consultation, training, and coordination within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) SATF facility, located in Corcoran.

In this vital position, you will:

  • Continually coordinate, implement, assess, and review the CDCR policies and procedures
  • Provide technical assistance to institutional staff as it relates to the implementation of infectious disease control policies and procedures; and assist with public health education and training at the institution
  • Serve as a liaison to the Department of Health Services, Local County Health Officers, and other community health agencies to manage communicable disease control that may impact the community
  • Assess the standards of the institution for quality assurance and surveillance of communicable diseases; and participate in epidemiological studies and analyses to maintain a proactive defense against disease outbreak

To qualify for this opportunity, you must have California licensure, a Public Health Nurse certificate, and a minimum two years of experience as a public or community nurse.

In return for your knowledge and efforts, CCHCS offers comprehensive State of California benefits, including:

  • Bonus for those new to California State Service
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Secure State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit www.CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans
  • A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • And much more

To apply online, please visit https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5689562&user_id=

EOE.

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Assistant Director Health Services (School Health Division)

Salary - $84,842.99 - $141,404.64 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02258
Closing - 8/26/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S31
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3666950/assistant-director-health-services-school-health-division?keywords=assistant%20director&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
 
Job Announcement

The Fairfax Health Department is the largest public health department in Virginia, serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds throughout Fairfax County, as well as the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon, Vienna and Clifton. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to protecting, promoting and improving the health and quality of life for all in our community.

The Fairfax County Health Department is looking for a visionary leader to join their Executive Management team to help drive the transition from Public Health (PH) 2.0 to PH 3.0. This organizational shift in culture and philosophy requires an Assistant Director of Health Services who embraces change, is data driven, a strategic thinker and self-directed. This position provides programmatic development, implementation, planning and evaluation for the Division of School Health to assure successful achievement of the Division’s objectives and to support the agency strategic plan. Expectations also include policy development and implementation oversight for the programs under your direction. A focus on health equity and population health is at the core of the School Health Division.

The Assistant Director of School Health Division will be responsible for working collaboratively with counterparts in the Fairfax County Public School System and private schools to create a shared vision designed to promote the health and well-being of the populations served. Critical to this position is the ability to develop positive working relationships with other Health and Human Service agencies, Fairfax County and Falls Church Public School systems, and private schools demonstrating the ability to form alliances with traditional and nontraditional partners and partnering across multiple sectors and leveraging data and resources to address social, environmental, and economic conditions that affect health and health equity of populations served. This position will require critical thinking skills, the ability to analyze data from multiple sources, to identify public health trends, populations in need, gaps in services and then to serve as a Chief Health Strategist. Candidates must have experience developing, implementing, and evaluating the effectiveness of school health initiatives. This position will also be responsible for recruiting, hiring, onboarding and ongoing workforce development. Will be expected to develop, implement, and monitor program budgets, to include grant and MOA management.

 Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Oversees development, implementation and planning for assigned programmatic area; provides direction, guidance and direct supervision to direct reports and leadership to managers and staff; leads change management and project management initiatives;
  • Participates as a member of the Health Services management team to assist in planning and coordinating service programs in the context of population health in order to ensure a comprehensive array of services are available to county citizens;
  • Plans, organizes, directs and manages the delivery of health services consisting of nurses, other professionals, community health and education services ensuring that County, state and federal requirements are met;
  • Assists Division Director in establishing goals, objectives and priorities for the division; develops performance management measurements and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness in meeting the programmatic, division and agency objectives;
  • Oversees the development, data collection, reporting, and analysis of strategic objectives and performance measures in assigned programmatic area;
  • Ensures that programs and business operations comply with federal, state, and county laws, regulations and ordinances, accreditation standards and assures consistency throughout assigned programs;
  • Coordinates various program activities with other areas in Health Department, and ensures effective interface of programs across-division, other county departments, community partners, federal, state and local agencies;
  • Assists in the develop and implementation of standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of the County's public health nursing and education services;
  • Directly  supervises program managers and coordinators in assigned area; coaches, develops, and evaluates the performance of direct reports;
  • Works in concert with division director, to examine and anticipate workforce needs; develops plans and strategies, utilizing county's workforce development framework and process;
  • Ensures compliance with licensure and practice requirements of the Virginia Nurse Practice Act;
  • Oversees division activities of  training and orientation of supervisory, professional, paraprofessional public health personnel;
  • Assists in developing and managing assigned programmatic budget including expenditures, revenue, and contractual services;
  • Participates in the preparation of legislative proposals; prepares board items, and makes presentations to Board of Supervisors, business and community organizations, and other county departments, as appropriate;
  • Coordinates and collaborates with state, county, community and other human service organizations, on programmatic issues, as appropriate;
  • Communicates with the public and the media on programmatic and community issues under the direction of the Division Director and Director of Health;
  • Represents the Division Director in meetings with community and governmental representatives, as required;
  • Serves as member of Health Management Information System (HMIS) team, and coordinates HMIS training;
  • Studies and analyzes nursing records and reports to identify trends or problems and to evaluate effectiveness

Employment Standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a master's degree in nursing, public health, healthcare administration or other health related post-graduate degree ; plus six (6) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in public health, community health, nursing administration, public administration or related field; to include two (2) years in a position of supervisory capacity.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
AED - Required within 60 days
CPR - Required within 60 days
Driver's License

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a sanction screening, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
This position is considered "Emergency Service Personnel"

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in a senior level leadership role overseeing and/or managing public health programs. Extensive knowledge and experience in school health, public health, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, community health planning in a public health or healthcare setting. Thorough knowledge and application of principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology. Experience promoting health initiatives designed to promote health equity. Experience developing health initiatives with a strong community engagement component. Ideal candidate will have exposure to school health, population health and health integration initiatives; experience supporting health care safety net systems. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across all staffing levels. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Proficient informatics skills and computer skills. Knowledge and experience in program development, budget development, and quality improvement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.      
 
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include practical exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
 
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. 
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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Division Director Health Department -School Health Division Director

Salary - $93,339.38 - $155,565.70 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02236
Closing - 8/26/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S33
Posting Type - Open to General Public

To apply:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3660408/division-director-health-department-school-health-division-director?keywords=division%20director&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Job Announcement

The Health Department of Fairfax County is a progressive public health leader providing services that promotes population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. Developing a competent public health workforce is integral to the department's mission. The Health Department looks to enhance its workforce with a dynamic and innovative leader to fill the School Health Division Director position.

This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning of this division. Provides leadership, professional guidance, supervision and oversight directly and through an Assistant Division Director, professional and paraprofessional staff. This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning for this division. Utilizes county workforce development framework processes and program management systems to evaluate and anticipate workforce needs. Develops policies, procedures, processes and best practices in support of the School Health Division; develops the division's strategic objectives, performance measures and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness. Oversees and manages division finance, expenditures, budget, and contractual services. Participates in the preparation of legislative proposals and prepares board items; writes reports and makes presentations regarding school health service activities, programs, and public health trends to Board of Supervisors, community organizations and other county departments, as appropriate. Serves as the agency liaison with private/pubic schools and Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) district leadership; works collaboratively with the Health Department SH Physician for medical oversight to implement the school health programs in FCPS and Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS).  In the role of Chief Health Strategist, this position is expected to nurture partnerships in support of multidisciplinary and multisector initiatives designed to address a range of public health issues. The position works under the direction of the Deputy Director for Medical Services.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Works with stakeholder groups, including department and office management, and governing bodies, to identify policy and procedure issues that need to be addressed to advance the mission of the department;
  • Oversees, directs, and manages the programmatic development, implementation and planning for assigned division;
  • Provides direction, guidance, supervision and overall leadership to the division, to include staff supervision performance management and recognition practices; leads change management and project management initiatives;
  • Serves as a member of the senior management team in which plans, implements, administers, and coordinates department service programs in the context of population and community health in order to ensure a comprehensive array of services is available to citizens;
  • Plans, organizes, directs and manages the delivery of health services consisting of nurses, other professionals, community health and education services ensuring that County, state and federal requirements are met;
  • Establishes goals, objectives and priorities for the division area; establishes and evaluates  performance management measurements and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness in meeting the division and agency objectives;
  • Develops and manages division finance expenditures, justifies budget and contractual services; oversees grant processes and memorandum of agreements/understanding for program areas and services;
  • Oversees the development, data collection, reporting, and analysis of strategic objectives and performance measures;
  • Ensures that programs and business operations comply with federal, state, and county laws, regulations and ordinances, accreditation standards and assures consistency throughout the division;
  • Coordinates various program activities with other areas in Health Department, and ensures effective interface of programs across-division, other county departments, community partners, federal, state and local agencies;
  • Develops and implements standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of the County's public health nursing and education services;
  • Works in concert with senior management, to examine and anticipate workforce needs; develops plans and strategies, utilizing county's workforce development framework and process;
  • Ensures compliance with licensure and practice requirements of the Virginia Nurse Practice Act;
  • Oversees division activities of training and orientation of supervisory, professional, paraprofessional public health personnel;
  • Participates in the review and preparation of legislative proposals; prepares board items, and makes presentations to Board of Supervisors, business and community organizations, and other county departments, as appropriate;
  • Advises staff on difficult or unusual problems;
  • Establishes relationships with key stakeholders and identifies partners for projects designed to advance the goals of the division and department;
  • Serves as division's primary point of contact in contacts with the state, county, community and other human service organizations, as appropriate;
  • Communicates with the public and the media on programmatic and community issues under the direction of the Director of Health or Director of Medical Services;
  • Represents the Health Director and/or Deputy director at meetings with community and governmental representatives, as required. 

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

  • Extensive knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, public health and community health planning;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology;
  • Knowledge of public health practice in the fields of patient care, school health, population health and community health;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration (including personnel, budgeting, accounting and management analysis) and the ability to apply them; Knowledge of applicable federal, state and County public health laws and regulations;
  • Knowledge of current literature and new developments in public health, nursing practice and administration;
  • Knowledge of demography, statistics and research methodology;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and political process;
  • Ability to identify public health and nursing needs in the community;
  • Ability to function effectively as an interdisciplinary management team leader or member; Ability to analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and implement goals/objectives and strategically plan division- wide;
  • Ability to plan and evaluate a comprehensive community health programs;
  • Ability to develop, analyze, and review methods and systems for health services delivery; Ability to coordinate and implement organizational, personnel and program changes; Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of a large staff;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to provide effective leadership; develop others through coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, coworkers, elected or appointed officials, public and private-sector organizations, community groups, and the public.

  Employment Standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from a National League for Nursing accredited college or university with a master's degree in nursing,  public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration; Plus eight years of increasingly responsible full-time equivalent experience in nursing, public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration, four of which must have been in an administrative capacity, including supervising professional staff in a public health setting. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in a senior-level leadership role in the field of School Health. Extensive knowledge and experience in public health, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, community health planning in a public health or school health setting. Knowledge and experience with process improvement and strategic planning; capacity to direct or lead multiple strategic efforts. Proven ability and experience in project management, partnership development and sustainability. Ability to demonstrate strong leadership, supervisory, and interpersonal skills; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; effectively communicate, both orally and in writing; work independently with minimal direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Generally works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position must complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a sanction screen, and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: 
Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days) 
AED (Required within 60 days)

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include practical exercise.
 
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
 
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
 

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