Assistant Division Director for Health Services (TB, CLINICAL)
Fairfax County Government
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 22-01387
The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.
Under the direction of the Division Director of Health Services, provides programmatic development, implementation, planning and evaluation for the Division of Health Services in their assigned areas (clinical services, TB case management, research, and staff development) to assure successful achievement of the division’s objectives and to support the agency strategic plan. Assists in the development and implementation of health equity initiatives including building internal and external capacity to address the social determinants and root causes of health inequities through planning, implementation, and evaluation of processes. Identifies interrelationships across the organization and within the County Health and Human Services to support a collaborative approach to improving population health outcomes. Provides leadership in using a multisector approach with a focus on community engagement when providing health services or developing health services initiatives designed to promote health equity. Uses health data to identify public health trends, populations in need, gaps in services and to evaluate the effectiveness of health interventions. Provides oversight of clinical services TB case management, Nursing Research and Staff Development. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical and TB initiatives designed to improve population health outcomes. Promotes the integration of public health services with other health providers in the community. Responsible for recruitment, hiring, onboarding and ongoing workforce development. Develops, implements and monitors program budgets, to include grant and MOA management.
Note: Health Department positions are designated as emergency responders in the event of a public health crisis. As a public health emergency responder, may be reassigned to provide support based on the emergency response service needs. The temporary reassignment may require employees to function in a role outside of the typical job duties. The emergency response may also require employees to work alternative work schedules to include weekend and evenings.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a master's degree in nursing, public health, healthcare administration or other health related post-graduate degree ; plus six (6) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in public health, community health, nursing administration, public administration or related field; to include two (2) years in a position of supervisory capacity.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Valid driver's license.
AED - Required within 60 days
CPR - Required within 60 days
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a sanction screening, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
This position is considered "Emergency Service Personnel"
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
Master’s degree in nursing and/or public health
Policy Development/Program Planning- Ability to analyze statistical data (patient flow analysis, case counts, no-show listings, immunization and communicable disease rates, community assessment data) and resolves gaps in data
Leadership Development- Experience in equipping staff with skills and behaviors that drive performance such as: Coaching, Accountability, Change Management, Influence, and Communication
Learning Gap Analysis- Ability to synthesize data at an operational and strategic level
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include presentation skills
Community engagement work- Develop staff skills in the area of community engagement (PH 3.0)
Excellent partnership building, to include internal and external partners
Previous experience in managing a clinic environment
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and may include practical exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
Fairfax County, located just west of the nation’s capital, is a great place to live, work, play and do business. With over 400 square miles of land area, the county has the largest population in number of employed residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and is one of the strongest business communities in the world. It is one of the premier centers of commerce and technology in the United States. Located just west of the nation’s capital, Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a large diverse and dynamic economy, and is home for eight Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 international owned firms, and the largest concentration of technology jobs of any major U.S. market. Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses make significant contributions to the economy and add diversity to the business community.