Chronic Disease Assistant Deputy Director | PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR II, CEA
California Department of Public Health
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $15,467 - $18,921 monthly
Internal Number: JC-337910
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by supporting and advising the Deputy Director on program policy and research pertaining to chronic disease and injury prevention.
The Public Health Medical Administrator (PHMA) II serves as the Assistant Deputy Director (ADD) of the Chronic Disease Prevention for the Center for Healthy Communities. The position is responsible for providing leadership, scientific and medical guidance, performance accountability, and general oversight of the state’s major public health and prevention programs, policies and initiatives that are directed at reducing the leading preventable causes of death among Californians---through reducing risk factors by improving communities and other environments. The PHMA II oversees three Branches and one Office: Chronic Disease Control, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention, Chronic Disease Surveillance and Research, and the Office of Oral Health. This individual will be responsible for supervising 5 direct staff and managing a budget of approximately $180M. The PHMA II is responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring, and directing the work of these Branches, Offices and their programs.
The incumbent works under the administrative direction of the Center for Healthy Communities’ Deputy Director.
Applicants MUST possess the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as well as possession of a valid certificate issued by an American Medical Specialty Board or an American Osteopathic Specialty Board. Additional requirements for this position can be located HERE.
“Candidates interested in this position are required to take the PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR II, CEA exam.” If you have not taken the PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR II, CEA exam, please follow the link below for more information:
The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) will be used to pre-screen applicants for the ADD, PHMA II position within the Center for Healthy Communities. The SOQ is a narrative discussion of the candidate's experience which qualifies him/her for this position. The SOQ must be no more than two pages in length, using 12-point Arial font. Candidates are also required to include a resume with their submission; however, please note resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the Statement of Qualifications.
Describe how your knowledge, skills, education, and experience have prepared you for this job.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Excellent communication both written and oral, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Self-motivated and strong work ethic.
Ability to build and foster collaborative relationships.
Ability to interact effectively and achieve results with internal staff and external partners including academia, and local and state health departments.
Experience working with multiple levels of staff including executive management, fast paced environment with experience in handling multiple competing priorities and shifting expectations.
At the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our mission to advance the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities. We are genuinely and strongly committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness where we can grow and learn together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for team members, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring to us and the work we do.
The Human Resources Division (HRD) partners with CDPH’s programs and management to provide guidance and consultative services on HR matters that are necessary for the Department to carry out its mission to deliver quality public health services.