Job # 2018-179
Do you have a passion for leading diverse teams and public service? If so, Come Lead with Us
by joining Washington County's Health and Human Services Department as a Public Health Program Supervisor
The Emergency Medical Services/Public Health Emergency Preparedness (EMS/PHEP) Program Supervisor plans, organizes, supervises, and coordinates the work of staff involved in providing public health services focused on EMS systems and programs and on PH emergency preparedness and response activities. The EMS/PHEP Program Supervisor duties include overseeing administration and enforcement of the provisions of Emergency Medical Services and supports efforts to create and sustain an integrated emergency medical services system; oversees administration and implementation of Public Health Emergency Preparedness including continuity of operations planning and emergency/disaster planning and responses; assesses, plans, develops, coordinates, and implements programs and systems; supervises and trains personnel in their specific program area; and monitors contract agencies.
As the EMS/PHEP Program Supervisor you are tasked with leading and managing the EMS systems and programs to ensure successful EMS response daily and during extraordinary events and emergencies. The EMS/PHEP supervisor functions as the lead coordinator for engagement with the Washington County Emergency Management program. In this position you will be planning, organizing, supervising, and coordinating the work of staff involved in services focused on EMS systems and in PH emergency preparedness and response activities. This position reports to the Public Health Division Manager.
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Department of Health and Human Services
Washington County offers employees a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within Washington County provides daily opportunities to serve and build communities now and into the future. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include: Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff involved in public health programs, including the areas of chronic and communicable disease, maternal child health, nutrition, environmental health, research, data and analytics, health equity policy and planning, preparedness, and emergency medical services. Plans, designs, and coordinates the development of program and system plans on a countywide basis; analyzes data on community needs, service provision, and program management; and coordinates program and systems plans with local and state partners. Recommends and assists in the implementation of division, department, and team goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for the delivery of community health programs; and recommends and implements policies and procedures. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; and prepares various reports on operations and activities. Implements appropriate quality assurance and quality improvement systems for supervised programs; ensures compliance with professional, county, and state standards. Provides oversight, supervision, coordination, and direction to assigned public health programs; provides overall coordination of programs and services in assigned area. Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares initial program budgets, service, and revenue projections; determines personnel needs in assigned public health services and programs. Performs contract and grant management, including oversight of deliverables and reporting. Represents the County on state and local committees; provides information to legislative bodies; attends department and interagency meetings related to assigned programs and services. Collaborates with Health Officer or contracted physicians to develop program policies or procedures. Participates in grant writing and proposal efforts for funding of direct and contracted services to enhance public health services. Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures; and performs annual personnel evaluations. Assures accurate information is provided to the public through current and accurate web pages, materials, presentations, and other forms of communication. Investigates community/customer complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Maintains up-to-date technical expertise in work program area as well as public health tier 2 core competencies. Cultivates and nurtures strategic community partnerships.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
•A Doctorate Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences, public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
•A Master's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
•A Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences, public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification. If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements
•Must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record.
•May be subject to a background check.
Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: Public Health Program Supervisor
Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement
Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link: Driver's License & Records Policy.
Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
1. An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of August 27, 2018.
2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after September 4, 2018.
3. Washington County will perform DMV records checks on candidates that successfully pass the SME Panel review step in the selection process. Applicants that do not possess an acceptable driving record or have not submitted their records or Oregon Driver's License number will not pass this step and will be disqualified from this particular recruitment.
4. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the DMV evaluation step as soon as possible.
candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please ****, or e-mail at: ****
at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.
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Management, Administrative and Professional Personnel System (MAPPS) - FLSA exempt employees are paid on a salaried basis. The premise of salaried/exempt employment is that established compensation recognizes the time and effort needed to accomplish all assigned job duties. Job responsibilities may require work outside of the employee's standard work week or a work week in excess of 40 hours.
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This position is not represented under a collective bargaining agreement.
Washington County offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes family and domestic partner health benefits such as medical, dental and vision. Other benefits include a deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Retirement benefits are provided through the Oregon Public Employers Retirement System. For additional information, please review the specific benefits plan documents and summaries using this link: Click Here
The following supplemental questions are an important step in the examination and selection process to assist us in determining if you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in the posted vacancy. Your responses to the supplemental questions will be evaluated and scored independent from your employment application. Your score for this part of the examination process will be determined by the content and quality of your responses to the supplemental questions. A lack of a complete and thorough response to each of the supplemental questions in the space (unlimited) provided may negatively impact your score for this part of the examination process. Responses with more than 250 words are ideal for essay questions. In addition, the selections you make and the responses you provide in the questionnaire must accurately reflect what is documented in your employment application since you may be asked to provide specific examples of qualifications if you are invited to participate in the interview phase of our selection process. Have you read and understand the information listed above?
Do you meet the following minimum qualifications? •Possession of a Doctorate Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences, public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
•Possession of a Master's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
•Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences public or health administration, or related science or health fields; and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification.
Can you provide documentation of completion of the following ICS trainings: 100, 200 and 7000 ?
Describe your training and experience in EMS services/programs including work: supervising EMS staff and managing programs and services; developing and/or implementing ambulance services contracts and conducting regular auditing; program and services development, implementation and evaluation; development, implementation and evaluation of cross collaborative QI and training activities; working on systems integration and systems improvements with multiple partners and stakeholders; monitoring, enforcing and updating state and local regulations; and/or strategic planning. Describe specific jobs held and the number of years in each of those positions.
Describe your training and experience in Emergency Management or Public Health Emergency Preparedness programs including work: supervising staff and managing programs and services; developing, writing and implementing emergency plans; designing, organizing and implementing drills and exercises; directing and managing personnel training for emergency response; partnership engagement and management; program and services development, implementation and evaluation; quality improvement; contract management and oversight; and/or development and maintenance of continuity of operations planning. Describe specific jobs held and the number of years in each of those positions.
This position will be responsible for management and oversight of both the EMS and PHEP programs and services which is a change for Washington County. Describe what you see as the opportunities and challenges of providing leadership and management for both of these programs.
U.S. Armed Forces Veterans: If you served in the U.S. Armed Forces, and are requesting to use veterans preference points, please describe in detail your training and transferable skills from your military service as they apply to the requirements of this position. Enter N/A if you do not have military service.
Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function for this position. Washington County will check Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) records on applicants that become eligible for the interviewing phase of the selection process. If you did not document your Oregon Driver's License number on your application, please ENTER it in the space provided below. Washington County has the ability to review Oregon DMV records electronically. We do not possess this ability for other states. If you reside outside the State of Oregon or have resided outside of Oregon in the last three (3) year period, you will need to submit DMV record(s) for the last three (3) year period from the applicable state(s) within two (2) weeks after the position close date. Please forward the copies to: ****; or (****, or Washington County Human Resources, ATTN: Recruitment Unit, 155 N First Avenue, Ste. 270, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Applicants that do not provide appropriate DMV information or documentation will be disqualified from this particular recruitment. Please document an Oregon Driver's License below. Or, confirm by entering I have read this statement and will immediately send my past 3 year out of state driving record upon request.
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