Regional Perinatal Programs of California (RPPC) Coordinator | HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
California Department of Public Health
Type: Full Time
Salary: $6,658.00 - $8,334.00 monthly
Internal Number: JC-338160
Under the direction of the Chief, Perinatal Programs and Local Health Jurisdiction Support Section, of the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program, the Health Program Specialist (HPS) II serves as a highly skilled consultant providing leadership in the planning, development and implementation of the Division’s Regional Perinatal Programs of California (RPPC). The Health Program Specialist II functions as a non-supervisory expert who has the responsibility to provide oversight to (9) RPPC sites and requires some travel to attend meetings (approximately 5% per month with possible overnight stay(s)). The RPPC program provides the planning and coordination of a regionalized perinatal health system by utilizing maternal and infant health data to support quality improvement efforts that ensures services are available to meet the needs of pregnant women and their infants. The HPS II must exhibit both public health programmatic expertise and strong leadership skills, as well as the capacity to function on interdisciplinary teams to collaborate, and coordinate activities to improve maternal and infant health delivery systems, and promote policies and guidelines addressing the maternal, infant, children, and adolescent populations.
Telework is available for this position in accordance with CDPH’s Telework Policies and Procedures.
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 Qualification Questions
Please respond to the following questions in 12pt Arial font, using no more than 3 pages.
Describe your experience developing, leading, and implementing public health interventions to improve maternal and infant health care delivery and public health systems.
Describe your approach to project management, including work delegation, planning, and oversight.
Describe your experience in utilizing population-based data to support quality improvement efforts.
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 in working in public health and health care delivery systems.
Experience in serving maternal, infant, child and adolescent health populations.
Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders.
Demonstrated cultural competency and ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Demonstrated commitment and experience advancing equity and diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced work environment.
High degree of organization, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and technical expertise in program planning, program procurement process, program implementation and evaluation with focus on quality improvement.
Effectively develop work plans, and monitor/track contracts and deliverables.
Experience in successfully organizing and facilitate meetings and trainings.
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.
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