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CASCADE COUNTY Deputy Health Officer in GREAT FALLS, Montana

At a minimum, all qualified applicants must have:***Education/Experience/Training:--Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative experience including supervision, policy development, program planning and evaluation required.--Or seven (7) years of relevant experience in Community Health, Public Health or related field and four (4) years of supervisory and management experience required.--Must have strong public health disease prevention and control orientation.***Certifications:***__Current license to practice nursing in the State of Montana.__Valid Montana driver's license or the ability to obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.***JOB SUMMARY***The Deputy Health Officer is responsible for providing general assistance and support to the Health Officer in the overall leadership, community engagement and executive responsibilities of the City-County Health Department (CCHD) and all CCHD activities. The Deputy Health Officer is responsible for providing specific assistance and support to the Health Officer in the assessment and monitoring of health factors in Cascade County and the development of strategies to effectively address and communicate health issues to the public; oversight, evaluation and program management for the delivery of public health services; development of plans, policies and procedures for the CCHD; oversight, evaluation and management of all areas of CCHD programming to include prevention services, family health services, environmental health and administrative services to ensure program compliance with local, state and federal requirements; fiscal management and administration of all CCHD budgets; operational assistance to all CCHD programs related to facilities, operations, finances, Health Insurance Portability and Information Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, accreditation coordination and performance management; development and application of the Emergency Response Plans (ERP) and public health preparedness activities; administrative, technical and professional support to all CCHD staff; and work with outside health organizations and provide support and education to those agencies about public health. The Deputy Health Officer is further responsible for performing focused administrative, supervisory and technical duties in overseeing, coordinating and implementing the Prevention Services Division (PSD) chronic and communicable disease prevention and control programs and activities, to include immunizations, communicable disease surveillance, investigation and control, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and case management, sexually transmitted disease (STD) control, tuberculosis (TB) control, worksite health, breast and cervical health and daycare activities; working collaboratively with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and other federal, state and local agencies to carry out PSD programs in accordance with all regulatory requirements and performing other duties or projects as required or assigned to accomplish the overall objectives and mission of the CCHD.***ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES***Provides assistance and support to the Health Officer in the overall leadership, community engagement and executive responsibilities of the CCHD and all CCHD activities, provides assistance and support to the Health Officer in the assessment and monitoring of health factors in Cascade County and the development of strategies to effectively address and communicate health issues to the public, provides oversight, evaluation and program management for the delivery of public health services and develops plans, policies and procedures for the CCHD, oversees, evaluates and manages all areas of CCHD programming to include prevention services, family health services, environmental health and administrative services to ensure program compliance with local, state and federal requirements, provides fiscal management a

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