Refugee Health Promotion Specialist | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
California Department of Public Health
Location: Sacramento, California
Salary: $6,658.00 - $8,334.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-337966
The Health Program Specialist (HPS) II provides the most complex and technical administrative work to support the operation of the Office of Refugee Health (ORH), including the areas of developing and implementing program policy and procedures, preparing budget change proposals, and monitoring and supporting funded grantees. Duties will include, but are not limited to, project planning and development, leadership and technical assistance, and program oversight and monitoring to statewide programs providing a broad range of the following services: health education; targeted health outreach for health care coordination and services; linkage for urgent conditions; continuity of health and mental health care; and insurance enrollment. Up to 5% travel may be required.
Teleworking is available for this position, in accordance with the California Department of Public Health's (CDPH) Telework Policy and Procedures.
This is a 12-month limited term, with a likely extension to 24 months and possibility to become Permanent in the future.
This position requires the employee to enter health care facilities to provide services or work as part of the duties. The selected candidate is mandated by CDPH to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as defined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Proof of vaccination status will be required as a condition of employment unless an exception is granted.
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Statement of Qualifications -
Please see Statement of Qualifications instructions below at end of posting. Any applications received that do not provide a written response to the SOQ will not be scored/reviewed
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Instructions
Please complete an SOQ (limit 2 pages, single-spaced, no smaller than 12-point Arial font, 1-inch margins) that describes how you are the best candidate for this position, addressing the following question:
Describe how you meet the desired qualifications for this position, including relevant examples from your work experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, letters, Supplemental Questionnaire, transcripts, degrees, your state application, cover letters and other materials will not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications. Simply copying and pasting your resume will also not be accepted. Applications received without an SOQ may be rejected.
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:
Experience with refugee populations in program planning and implementation of health and/or mental health service and/or education
Experience in program reporting, budget analysis, and collaboration with a broad range of governmental and non-governmental partners
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.