Assistant Deputy Director of Environmental and Occupational Health (Physician)

CA Department of Public Health

Richmond, CA

$15164 - $18737 / Per Month
Richmond, CA, US
Richmond, CA
13 days ago

The Public Health Medical Administrator (PHMA) II serves as the Assistant Deputy Director (ADD) of Environmental and Occupational Health for the Center for Healthy Communities. The ADD supports and advises the Deputy Director on program policy and research pertaining to environmental and occupational health. The position is responsible for providing leadership, scientific and medical guidance, performance accountability, and general oversight of the state’s major public health and prevention programs, policies and initiatives that are directed at reducing the leading preventable causes of death among Californians---through reducing risk factors by improving communities and other environments. The PHMA II oversees four Branches: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention; Environmental Health Investigations; Environmental Health Laboratory; and Occupational Health, and indirectly provides support to all 38 programs in the Centers as needed. The ADD is responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring, and directing the work of these Branches, Offices and their programs. The PHMA II will be responsible for supervising 5 direct staff and managing a budget of approximately $59M derived from federal, and special funds.

The ADD serves as the medical/public health administrator of programs pertaining to environmental and occupational health, monitors and oversees Center programs, initiatives, and policies, and provides leadership and vision for CDPH primary prevention policies, programs, and resources. This position manages communications, represents programs and public health issues internally and to external and control agencies. This involves highly controversial, sensitive public health issues in environmental and occupational health including the prevention and control of environmental and occupational disease through exemplary scientific assessment: surveillance, investigation, laboratory innovation, education and technical assistance. Initiates the development of mission, master plans, and general strategic approaches in conjunction with senior staff and Center and other experts, which incorporate valid and current scientific and surveillance information and data and engage external organizations and secure their support. Seeks and supports partnerships with expertise, key constituencies, and public and private community organizations.10% In state travel as required.

Applicants MUST possess the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as well as possession of a valid certificate issued by an American Medical Specialty Board or an American Osteopathic Specialty Board.

You must apply to this position by November 12, 2021. 

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