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Job Title: 1015 - Physician (Public Health)
Job Number: 2024-00368
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 3/18/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,  AZ    USA
Compensation: $155,453 - $233, 180 Annually
Position Description: Salary Grade: 22

Pay Range Full Range: $155,453 - $233,180 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

The Pima County Health Department is actively seeking a dedicated Public Health Physician to join our team. In this position, you will play a crucial role in the leadership and coordination of public health initiatives related to epidemiology, clinical care, and quality improvement. This role involves providing medical expertise, guiding clinical strategies, and implementing evidence-based practices to promote the health and well- being of the community.

This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules. Duties/Responsibilities (Work assignments may vary depending upon the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.) Assists with administering and directing public health and/or health care functions and programs;

Makes long-range plans, establishes goals to be achieved, and recommends policies;

Performs direct patient care services to include medical/dental evaluations, patient histories, physical examinations, consultations and provision of direct treatment, therapies and/or other medical/dental interventions, as required of a Primary Care Provider (PCP) or consultant;

Coordinates patient treatment with other health-care providers to include social/mental health caseworkers and practitioners;

Initiates and develops programs of public health and/or health care services;

Supervises, trains and evaluates allied health professionals, e.g., physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, etc.;

Assists in directing the organization, staffing, and implementation of public health and/or medical and/or dental care services within the department;

Reviews departmental medical, dental and public health activities for effectiveness;

Participates in continuing evaluation of services provided through membership or participation in quality management/assurance panels, teams or like functions;

Coordinates the professional staffing of an assigned clinic or service through other County resources and contracted health-care providers; Assumes a leadership role in the community in the development of health care services;

Personally handles public health problems and/or medical/dental problems of an unusual nature;

Recommends actions to maintain high medical and public health standards;

Meets with community representatives, members of the medical or dental professions and governmental authorities to coordinate and implement effective public health and/or health care programs;

Assists in directing proposed legislation, health codes, ordinances and laws and recommends their adoption before legislative bodies and advisory committees;

Attends meetings and conferences;

Writes reports and gives lectures to include the conducting of medical/dental training of medical/dental students/interns;

May serve as department director in their absence.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of medicine as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), completion of an approved internship and residency , and six years of professional medical experience. See Special Notice Items for Non-licensed Residents.

(Additional relevant education from an accredited college or university may substitute for a portion of the aforementioned experience.)

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Minimum six (6) years of professional medical experience. Master's degree in a health-related area. Minimum two (2) years working in a public health department, school of public health, or comparable public health exposure. Experience in quality improvement initiatives. Minimum one (1) year of Epidemiology experience. Selection Procedure:

Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson.

Closing Date: 6/13/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  1015 - Physician (Public Health)
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
  Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
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How to Apply: s/4429401/1015-physician-public-health

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