Job Type: Full-time
• Directs the operation of and manages the wellness and preventive health programs;
• Directs the operation of diagnostic and treatment clinics and services;
• Collaborates with the Public Health Director and Deputy Director to determine the number and types of staff required to meet the agency’s prevention program responsibilities;
• Interviews applicants and provides recommendations to the Public Health Director for hiring;
• Supervises public health prevention program staff and makes provision for the periodic evaluation of employee performance;
• Plans orientations of new personnel and provides appropriate in-service education in collaboration with the Senior Public Health Educator/PMQI Coordinator;
• Develops and or revises public health program policy and procedure manuals consistent with laws and regulations;
• Ensures programs are operating in accordance with state and federal requirements and regulations;
• Assists the Director/Deputy Director with the development and monitoring of any programmatic budgets and grants in collaboration with the Program Coordinators, and finance office;
• Assists in the preparation of agreements and contracts where applicable to provide public health prevention services or to secure services needed by the prevention programs;
• Prepares and supervises the preparation of a variety of records and statistical reports on programs in areas of responsibility;
• Develops systems for evaluation of programs in collaboration with the Senior Public Health Educator/PMQI Coordinator;
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the community, professional and public agencies to coordinate the provision of services in assigned program areas;
• Interprets agency services and policies to the general public and other health service providers;
• Mentors new and existing public health nurses.
• Does related work as required.
All Seneca County Public Health employees are expected to ensure that the community is protected from disease and other public health threats and to empower others to live healthier, safer lives. In addition, all SCPH employees are to meet specified competencies in the following areas:
• Customer Focus: Ensure the health and safety of our community within their abilities and resources and treat the diverse customers with thoughtful listening and respect.
• Accountability: Be accountable for knowing the scope of SCPH programs and for maintaining the public’s trust through credible information, quality programming and services, and fiscal integrity.
• Equity and Fairness: Interact with clients, community partners and co-workers with fairness and equity and deliver services free of bias or prejudice.
• Occupational Health and Safety: Follow all safety rules, proactively work to prevent accidents, and encourage the use of sound judgement in order to comply with departmental and county regulations.
• Emergency Preparedness: Promptly identify and respond to public health threats and priorities which may involve working outside of day-to-day tasks.
1. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Nursing AND experience in community health care administration, or management in a federal, state or local agency or in a diagnostic treatment center or clinic; OR
2. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing AND one (1) year of supervisory experience in community health care administration, or management experience in a federal, state or local agency or in a diagnostic treatment center or clinic preferred; OR
3. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related degree field AND three (3) years of experience in community health care administration or in a human service organization AND at least three (3) years of supervisory experience including program administration; OR
4. Possession of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing AND five (5) years of supervisory experience in community health care administration or in a human service organization AND program administration.
Related Degree fields include public health nursing, health administration, community health education, or environmental health.
Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who provide this service can be found on the Internet at http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay the required evaluation fee.
1. Possession of licensure and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State at time of appointment, and maintenance of Nursing license throughout the tenure of employment in this position.
2. Possession of a valid New York State Driver’s License at the time of appointment, and maintenance of such license throughout the tenure of employment in the position. Certain assignments made to employees in this class will require access to transportation to meet fieldwork assignments made in the ordinary course of business in a timely and efficient manner.
1. Go to Seneca County’s My Civil Service Job Opportunities
2. View posting information & click APPLY.
3. Complete & submit online application.
4. Contact the Personnel Department for paper application at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 315-539-1710.