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Public Health Director

Company: Sauk County Personnel
Location: Madison
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Job Description:

Salary: $84,697.00 - $127,056.00 Annually
Job Type: Exempt
Job Number: 3201
Location: West Square Building 505 Broadway Baraboo
Department: Public Health

Description The purpose of the Director of Public Health is to plan, direct and supervise Sauk County Health Department and perform Health Officer duties as described by Wisconsin Statutes and County Ordinances and is mandated to protect and promote health while preventing disease and injury through policy development, community assessment/education and assurance of high quality services. Essential Duties Provide immediate needs and long-range planning for adolescent health, cardiovascular disease risk reduction, chronic disease surveillance, communicable disease, day care health, disaster preparedness, environmental health, environmental human health hazards, home health care programs, immunization clinics, newborn home visit, prenatal care, public health nuisance, school health, well child clinic, and Women Infants and Children and Nurse Family Partnership and the Older Americans Act Nutrition and Prevention Programs.

Direct oversight of all Health Department divisions.

Draft and oversee all department policy and program goals and prepare and/or approve department policy and procedure manuals.

Interview, train, direct, advise, monitor, evaluate, promote, and discipline department employees, and approve payroll and leave time.

Assist with drafting and implementing departmental training and in-service programs.Prepare and monitor annual department operating budget.

Prepare or monitor grant application process.

Review and monitor financial reporting procedures for compliance with county, state, and federal requirements.

Act as County Health Officer with responsibility for communicable disease control and environmental health; direct communicable disease control measures; monitor communicable disease outbreaks; direct and monitor prevention measures and symptom recognition education; direct human health hazard prevention, detection and cleanup activities.

Plan and direct department outreach efforts; interpret department service functions to general public and legislators through news releases, public appearances, person-to-person, and media outlets.

Maintain programs and documentation to assure continued Health Department and National Accreditation status.

Act as Health Department Public Information Officer (PIO) in a public health emergency.

Coordinate partner participation in Community Health Needs assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan. Additional Tasks Assess community health care needs through health statistical review.

Perform oversight of Public Health preparedness program and participate in local, regional, table - top and full scale exercises for emergency preparedness.

Draft annual department report, health programs news releases, newsletter editorial material, pamphlets, memos, face book and twitter account and Website etc.

Perform coordination and over site of on -going departmental Strategic Planning, and Accreditation process.

Create and maintain Public Health "Quality Improvement Team".

Participate at local level in coordinated functional group activities and in county interdisciplinary team meetings.

Participate in the Sauk County Comprehensive plan health care objectives.

Act as Executive Manager of new Public Health Records Management Software Program by approving additional project purchases as needed, assisting with all interface decisions, and identifying goals for the implementation of Allscripts products with an understanding of the required process.

And other duties as assigned.
Minimum Training and Education Required: Master's degree in Public Health Administration or another related field with 3 years of public health program administration and supervision experience; or
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Environmental Health, or anotherrelated field with at least 5 years of public health program administration.

Licenses/Certifications: Wisconsin State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

Preferred: 5 years of public health program administration and supervision experience

Sauk County offers a comprehensive benefits package including health and life insurance, Wisconsin Retirement System. Additional voluntary life, supplemental, dental, vision, accident, short term disability plans are available along with deferred compensation. Various vacation and sick leave accrual plans are also available dependent upon position. Sauk County Personnel

Keywords: Sauk County Personnel, Madison , Public Health Director, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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