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Job Title: Public Health Accreditation Coordinator
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Organization: Contra Costa Public Health
Posted: 11/25/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Martinez,  CA    USA
Compensation: $74,872.56 - $91,008.12
Position Description: The Epidemiology, Planning and Evaluation Unit (EPE) in Contra Costa Health Services’ Division of Public Health is seeking a Public Health Accreditation Coordinator to successfully guide us to accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The position will be located in Martinez, California. The Accreditation Coordinator will work closely with staff at all levels to gain support for and participation in the internal assessment and improvement process necessary to achieve accreditation. The Accreditation Coordinator will collaborate with a team of epidemiologists and planner/evaluators to implement workforce development and quality improvement plans and projects, develop a resource management system, and lead the Community Health Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan, and Strategic Plan process.

The Public Health Program Specialist and Accreditation Coordinator duties will include, but not be limited to, a selection of the following tasks and activities: •Develop process, approach and timeline for achieving accreditation. Set accreditation goals and objectives and establish priorities. •Coordinate regular communications and updates regarding accreditation progress. Prepare and submit quarterly reports regarding progress. •Lead the development of public health accreditation documents such as Community Health Assessment (CHA), Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), Strategic Plan, Workforce Development Plan, Quality Improvement Plan, and Resource Management System. •Ensure that principles of equity and inclusion are incorporated into the CHA, CHIP, and Strategic Plan process. •Orient staff, teams, and other stakeholders to the accreditation process. Advocate for the benefits of the accreditation process to staff, teams, and stakeholders. •Develop informational and promotional materials in support of accreditation. •Schedule and facilitate regular meetings with teams and collaborating groups. Act as a liaison and primary point of contact for teams and groups. •Assess public health department’s ability to meet requirements for standards and measure documentation. Initiate processes to meet requirements.

Candidates must demonstrate: •Knowledge of PHAB accreditation process, standards, measures, and domains. •Knowledge of public health programs and functions. •Knowledge of principles of work organization. Strong time management and organizational skills. •Knowledge of quality improvement approach and practice. •Ability to organize material and write clearly. •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and build strong teams. •Ability to motivate others through the accreditation cycle. •Strong facilitation, communication, and presentation skills. •Exceptional data and information presentation skills.

Qualifications: Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Health Education, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Substitution: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in any of the aforementioned fields and two years of full- time experience in a health care organization, public health agency or community program performing administrative or program management duties may be substituted for the master's degree requirement. One (1) additional year of experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. No substitution is permitted for a bachelor’s degree.

Organization Description: Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents, and was one of the original 27 counties established in California in 1850. Comprised of 19 cities and many established communities in the unincorporated area, it is the ninth most populous county in the state.

Closing Date: 1/10/2020
Desired Starting Date: 2/10/2020
Contact Name: Beth Armentano,  Research and Evaluation Manager
Contact Location: 597 Center Ave. Suite 325

Martinez   CA  94553
United States
Contact Location: 597 Center Ave. Suite 325
  Martinez   CA  94553
  United States
Contact Phone: 925 608 8213 
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How to Apply: Please send resume to

Additional Information: A second position is also available through our county website: costa/jobs/2636664-0/health-services-planner- evaluator-level-b

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