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Two health district’s currently have registers for SHIP Program Manager 2 positions in Caldwell, Pocatello, and Boise.
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SHIP Program Manager
Public Health Program Manager 2
Open for Recruitment: June 19, 2015 – July 3, 2015
Announcements # 07515025038, 07515084786, 07515086478
Salary Range: $27.81 – $34.76 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Location(s): Caldwell, Boise, Pocatello
This is an exciting opportunity for a public health leader to be a part of healthcare transformation in Idaho. Public Health Manager 2 incumbents must have management and leadership skills and program knowledge to direct resources and to achieve program results. Within guidelines set by law and/or management, they are accountable for program results. Decisions have primary impact on program delivery. Management outcomes impact a portion of the District’s mission.
This is a limited service position.*
Convene, promote, and facilitate a regional collaborative stakeholder group, with representation from patient-centered medical homes and the medical/health neighborhood to promote learning, sharing of best practices, and peer support to improve population health within the four-county area of responsibility for Southwest District Health Department.
Among the regional collaborative group of health care leaders, identify representative that will participate on the Idaho Healthcare Coalition (a State-level leadership group guiding the health care transformation process through the SHIP Program.
Provide support to the regional collaborative to address regional issues.
Provide the regional collaborative with community health needs assessment results to identify activities, services, and suggested areas where practice improvements might be made to improve the community’s health.
Share data, program efforts, and challenges with the other six regional collaborative groups in Idaho.
Share evidence-based practices, improvement strategies, and educational resources.
Engage the regional collaborative with assisting under resourced primary care practices in the region that need help in fulfilling the requirements of a patient-centered medical home.
Work through the regional collaborative and the medical/health neighborhood to identify existing medical/health neighborhood resources for patient-centered medical home. The group will work toward filling the gaps for any unmet primary health, preventive health and wellness, behavioral health, substance abuse, or social service needs.
Work with other SHIP contractors to coordinate the goals of the program as directed by the Idaho Healthcare Coalition.
Five verbal presentations to the Board of Health, community partners affiliated with the regional collaborative, and other, relative to the SHIP Program.
Participate in a public health district workgroup of State Health Care Innovation Plan (SHIP) Program Managers.
Budget and Contract Reporting:
Ensure compliance with all scope of work requirements in the sub-grant.
Ensure the district meets the expectations outlined in the written performance metrics section of the sub-grant.
Ensure the monthly and quarterly reporting requirements and deadlines in the sub-grant are met.
Develop and monitor the sub-grant budget.
Authorize purchase order requests, within spending authority, for SHIP Program operating expenditures.
Directly supervise two professional-level staff and one clerical staff.
Write employee performance plans with clearly stated goals and objectives and measurement standards.
Prepare employee performance evaluations annually.
Recruit staff for vacant positions and make hiring recommendations.
Write job descriptions for staff and update descriptions as required as SHIP Program requirements or conditions change over time.
Assist during public health emergencies; participate in public health preparedness training and exercises.
Good knowledge of management practices.
Experience developing and monitoring a budget.
Experience developing and implementing operating policies and procedures.
Experience interpreting and applying federal and state public health laws.
Experience collecting and organizing public health data and developing technical reports.
Experience analyzing program issues and making recommendations.
Good knowledge of public health principles and practices.
Desirable Education and Experience:
Master-level education (or equivalent experience) in public health, public administration, or health-care field.
Knowledge of supervisory and management practices.
Knowledge of public health principles and practices.
Knowledge and skills using Microsoft Office products.
Knowledge and experience developing and monitoring a budget.
Ability to work well with others and in groups.
Ability to analyze public health program issues and make recommendations.
Ability to implement public health operating policies and procedures.
Ability to operate office equipment (personal computer, fax machine, copier, printer, telephone).
Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities and program simultaneously.
Ability to communicate well with regional and state stakeholders.
Ability to compile and analyze information and write technical reports.
Ability to prepare and make presentations to groups.
Ability to build community partnerships.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to take initiative and use problem-solving strategies.
Possession of a valid license to drive in the State of Idaho.
The examination is a rating of your education and experience. Enter your responses to the questions in the spaces provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing minimum requirements to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.
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How to Apply:
Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.
When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job Type/Shift). Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.
*Length of limited service appointments are determined by the availability of funds such as grants and/or timeframes such as pilot projects or program termination. Appointments to a limited service position have permanent classified status (with limited layoff rights) after successful completion of entrance probation and shall receive, no later than the date of hire, a written agreement describing the non-career nature of the job and the duration of employment. Updated agreements are required every two (2) years.
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
Program manager 2 for Pocatello ( Health District 6)
“RDN’s well qualify for this position based on knowledge and experience in collaborating with medical/health neighborhoods and RDN’s have high level understanding of preventative and wellness healthcare needs.” Carol Julius, RDN, LD
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