This Manager II serves as the Health Policy and Quality Improvement Specialist in the Public Health Services Area of the Department of Health & Human Services. The employee provides PHS legislative liaison, working collaboratively with the Health Officer, the PHS Deputy Health Officer, the DHHS Legislative Liaison, and other DHHS staff, as well as the Intergovernmental Affairs Office and the MACHO Executive Director.
The employee performs the following duties: reviews Certificate of Need (CON) applications and prepares analysis and recommendations for DHHS and/or Council consideration; serves as Accreditation Coordinator for preparing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Public Health accreditation process, and coordinates application and implementation of Public Health accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board; develops policy options and recommends effective long-term strategies for community health improvement based on health status indicators provided by epidemiologists and priorities identified by Health Montgomery; develops policies for health promotion and prevention; serves on HHS Policy Committee, coordinating with Policy Risk Manager; coordinates with Department’s Special Assistant for health care reform on Affordable Care Act/Health Reform implementation measures; facilitates PHS workgroups related to Affordable Care Act impacts on programs; develops professional relationships with public health practice programs in area schools of public health; explores and reviews potential areas for public health research; represents PHS on technology initiative relate to Electronic Health Records or Process Technology Modernization; serves on technology workgroups such as Information Technology, Electronic Case Management Systems, or Process Technology Modernization; and keeps abreast of Quality Service Review, Quality Improvement, and Intensive Case Teaming activities and requirements.
Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in Public Health policy and/or health-related accreditation, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. Note: The term "executive" is further defined as a high echelon or high level position in an organization that is assigned technical research, management advisory services responsibilities, or policy-making duties and responsibilities that exerts considerable influence on organizational policy, plans, and operations through technical research, management advisory services, and/or policy-making duties and responsibilities (e.g., County positions at Grade 30 or above).
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Resumes should include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below.
1. Experience as public health professional in the area of health-related legislative policy.
2. Master’s Degree in public health, public policy, or related field.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the
knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
Recruitment is scheduled to close on August 11th, 2013.
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