Full-Time District Health Director – Jonesboro, GA
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Making a difference in the health of our communities is our passion. Entrusted with the ultimate responsibility for the health of Georgia’s communities, we are committed to providing innovative and transformational health care solutions. As one of Georgia’s premier employers, you will be joining a team of talented people who are committed to serving and are passionate about our communities reaching their health-care goals.
We are seeking new talent to work as the local public health officer for Clayton county in the Clayton County Health District in Jonesboro, Georgia area as well as being the district public health director reporting to the Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner. The Commissioner, a licensed medical physician, reports directly to the Governor of Georgia. This position would be the chief executive of the Clayton county board of health, and their respective public health departments. The board serves in a largely advisory and advocacy role. This is broad, highly stimulating, population health improvement work which ranges from policy development, to environmental regulation, to public education, to individual contagious disease treatment (and containment) and more.
Must possess a medical degree from an accredited school of medicine and a valid license from the Georgia Composite Medical Board
Two years of professional experience in public health, preventive medicine or private medicine.
Preference will be given to applicants who in addition to meeting the entry qualifications have:
Master of Public Health and 3 – 5 years of management experience
Knowledge of the core functions of public health
Experience in the development, management and/or the administration of budgets, contracts or grants
Experience in Strategic Planning (ie. mission identification, goals planning and evaluation) & health planning
Experience in human resources/personnel management
Knowledge in emergency preparedness and response planning.