Assistant (Deputy) Health Officer

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications USD

Job Description

The Job

Applications Reviewed Daily
Priority Review Deadline: Friday October 22, 2021
Apply by this date to be considered for the first round of interviews.

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of highly qualified candidates have been received. This recruitment may close without further notice. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Maximum Total Compensation Valued at up to $410,789*

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently recruiting for an Assistant (Deputy) Health Officer** to assist in planning, organizing, and directing functions of the Public Health of San Bernardino County. The incumbent will provide medical oversight of the department's multiple functions. The incumbent will also function as the TB/STD Controller for the County, and as the liaison with Community Based Organizations to ensure health equity and social determinants of health. This position reports to the County Health Officer.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Assumes the duties of the Health Officer in the Health Officer's absence.
  • Oversees the surveillance, detection, prevention and treatment of communicable diseases, labs, chronic disease, substance use disorders, and environmental health in San Bernardino County.
  • Acts as the Tuberculosis Control Officer of the County with all of its duties and powers.
  • Assists with the oversight of the medical decisions involving STD's, HIV, substance use disorders and other Title 17 reportable diseases.
  • In conjunction with the Health Officer, works with community based organizations to coordinate and direct care of the community response to the social determinants of health.
  • Educates and provides updates to the medical community and other stakeholders regarding essential functions in the prevention, surveillance, control and treatment of Public Health issues.
  • Co- administrates Community Disaster Response by the MHOAC program.
  • Provides Medical Leadership in all aspects of the Public Health Department, including general and special public health programs.

The County offers a generous Exempt C compensation and benefits package with a competitive salary , commensurate with experience:

Annual Base Salary
Total Salary & Benefit Package with MBO

$232,752.00 Annually

$410,789 Annually

*Depends upon selected benefit options

**Official Job Title: PH Medical Director

Travel/Driver License: Travel throughout the county is required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation (mileage reimbursement is available). At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.
Background Investigation: Incumbents must pass a background investigation, including physical and drug screening, and verification of employment history and education.
Out-of-State Licensed Physicians: Incumbents who possess a physician's license issued by a state other than California must obtain and maintain the required State of California's physician's license issued by the Medical Board of California prior to hire/employment start date. Contingent job offers may be made to applicants who have provided verification that they have applied for their State of California's physician's license with the Medical Board of California.
Board-Eligible Licensed Physicians: Incumbents who do not already possess the required board certification (as described in the minimum requirements) must obtain and maintain the required board certification prior to hire/employment start date. Contingent job offers may be made to applicants who have provided verification that they have applied for their required board certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following licensure, certification, and experience requirements:

Licensure: Applicant m ust possess and maintain a valid physician's license issued by the State of California (Medical Board of California). ( Out-of-State Licensed Physicians - Applications will be accepted from physicians licensed in other states; see Conditions of Employment.)
Certification: Applicant must possess and maintain a valid certificate as a specialist approved by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIS) to be Board-Certified in Infectious Disease. ( Board-Eligible Licensed Physicians: Applications will be accepted from licensed physicians who are ABMS Board-Eligible for one of the aforementioned specialties; see Conditions of Employment.)

Experience: No licensed experience required although highly desired.

**NOTE : Residency training must be clearly separated on the application from licensed physician experience completed after the residency training period. ALL experience must be clearly detailed and explained on the Work Experience section of your application in order to be evaluated properly.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a Master's degree in Public Health, Board certification in infectious disease, and have extensive experience in infectious disease, program development, and/or quality improvement. Epidemiology experience is also highly desired.

Selection Process

Application Procedure: To receive consideration for this excellent opportunity, complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.

Note: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application and/or the supplemental questionnaire.

Priority Application Review Date: Applications received by October 22, 2021 will be included in the first review/processing of applications; subsequent reviews may be conducted to meet business needs. Apply asap as this recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.

Selection Process: The selection process will consist of a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the application and responses to the supplemental questions. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration. Candidates advancing in the selection process will receive further information/instructions via email.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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