Under administrative direction of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Director, the County Health Officer ensures enforcement of California statutes, regulations, and local ordinances pertaining to the protection of public health; oversees public health programs as prescribed by the California Department of Public Health; advises the Board of Supervisors and HHSA Director concerning community health issues; assesses and reports on the County’s health status; and, provides leadership in developing health policy for the County and community.
Education and Experience:
General requirements are a Doctor of Medicine degree or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree issued by an accredited medical school in good standing; and, possession of a valid California Physician license and current board certification in a recognized field of medicine; and, six (6) years of professional experience in a public health setting, including one (1) year of administrative and supervisory responsibility; or, an equivalent combination of directly related, progressively responsible education, training, and experience performing duties that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
For this position a Master's degree in Public Health or completion of a preventive medicine residency is highly desirable.
Licenses and Certifications, and other requirements:
Valid Driver’s License
Possession of a valid physician’s and surgeon’s license issued by the State of California either through the Board of Medical Quality Assurance or the Board of Osteopathic Examiners to practice medicine in the State of California.
Incumbent shall not have an ownership interest in any corporation, partnership, or other entity engaged in any private practice of medicine, nor engages in any private practice of medical service.
How to Apply:
For a complete job description and to apply, please submit a County application and resume using the County’s online application system.
Human Resources Department
County of Mendocino
501 Low Gap Road, Room 1326
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: 707.234.6600, fax: 707.468.3407
E-mail questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org