Chief Deputy Director HCA

County of Ventura
Until Filled

$194,455.72 - $272,264.70 Annually

The County
From rolling hills to sweeping ocean views, Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 30 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. The near perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees and a wonderful quality of life are a few of the reasons many of the 802,983 residents call Ventura County "home." Ventura has a diverse economic base from tourism to high-tech enterprises in beautifully planned communities, making the region one of the safest in Southern California.

Health Care Agency
The Health Care Agency is the largest department in the County of Ventura and employs approximately 3,486 people with 1,200 of those in direct patient-care positions. The Health Care Agency is a comprehensive healthcare system that encompasses the Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC), Santa Paula Hospital, 24 primary care clinics, 11 specialty care clinics, the Public Health Department, and the Behavioral Health Department. VCMC is also home to the top-rated (by Doximity and U.S. News & World Report) Family Medicine Residency Program in the United States and achieved an “All Cases” meritorious award for surgical care. It is also a West County Level II Trauma Center.

Chief Deputy Director Health Care Agency
Reporting to and under general direction of the Director Health Care Agency (HCA Director), and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer of the Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula Hospital, and the Chief Executive Officer for the Ambulatory Care System, the incumbent is responsible for planning, implementation, and administration of all policies, programs, and services related to the County of Ventura Health Care Agency. This position will also provide executive level technical, policy, administrative, operational, and fiscal direction and advice as delegated by the HCA Director, and act as the HCA Director in his/her absence.

The Successful Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in a related discipline, several years of senior management, executive, or administrative experience in health services within a public medical agency. This person will possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, and the ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment. Chief Deputy Director Health Care Agency is an at-will classification which is exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance. The incumbent will receive Management benefits and is exempt from overtime compensation.

If interested, you may do one of the following: · E-mail your current resume and cover letter to · Submit an online application at and attach your current resume and cover letter.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Katie Reynolds by email at or by telephone at (805) 654-2563.