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Job Title: Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and Preparedness
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Organization: Virginia Department of Health
Posted: 6/22/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Management
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Richmond,  VA    USA
Position Description: This position serves as the Public Health and Preparedness Deputy for the Virginia Department of Health and may also serve as acting State Health Commissioner in the Commissioner’s absence, as specified in Section 32.1-22 Code of Virginia. The incumbent directs a variety of complex, mission critical public health programs including Emergency Preparedness, Radiological Health, Emergency Medical Services, Licensure and Certification, the Chief Medical Examiner, Environmental Health Services and Drinking Water. The programs include those that are both regulatory and statutory in nature and provide services that promote and protect the health of Virginians.

Qualifications: Requires current Virginia medical license and board certification in primary care specialty or preventive medicine. Previous experience and training in emergency response, public health, environmental health or preventive medicine. Extensive executive level experience in leadership, administrative management (especially health or human services), legislative services, regulatory compliance or enforcement and policy development. Must have previous experience building effective partnerships with diverse organizations and interests. Must be an effective leader capable of inspiring and motivating others to perform well and accepts feedback from others. Is able to delegate work and provide necessary guidance and oversight to ensure successful completion of assignments. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Demonstrated skills in planning, monitoring, and evaluating public health programs; ability to prioritize and plan work activities. Uses time effectively and develops realistic action plans; skilled at effectively supervising professional level staff. Effective conflict management skills. Ability to analyze data and synthesize complex or diverse information; Ability to effectively manage resources; solve problems; reach decisions in a timely manner exhibiting sound judgment; work independently and as a member of a team when appropriate; set priorities, utilize automation where applicable, learn new skills, work with the media; and cope with change in the workplace.

Organization Description: The Mission of the Virginia Department of Health is to protect the health and promote the well-being of all people in Virginia. The agency's vision statement is “Become the healthiest state in the nation.”

Closing Date: 9/22/2018
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Contact Name: Richard Corrigan,  Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and Preparedness
Contact Location: 109 Governor St

Richmond   VA  23219
United States
Contact Location: 109 Governor St
  Richmond   VA  23219
  United States
Contact Phone: (804) 864-7020 
Contact Fax: 8048647107
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