The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Salary: $136,586.00 - $255,953.00 Annu
Internal Number: 21-11139
Description of Work
This position serves as Chief of the Chronic Disease and Injury Section. It provides leadership, medical consultation and direction, overall guidance for policy, planning, and accountability for the Section which includes 6 programs and several legislative study commissions. Position provides: development and implementation of appropriate statewide health policy on issues related to the leading causes of death; development of programs and initiatives with local health departments, nonprofits, the business and faith communities to address risk factors such as tobacco use, physical inactivity and nutrition; accountability for contracted deliverables, funds spent and improved health status outcomes in communities; medical direction and consultation to Section programs, all 85 local health departments, related agencies and Section staff; statewide medical and public health leadership outside the Division of Public Health to physicians and other health professionals.
Salary Grade: MG13 Recruitment Range: $136,586 - $193,967 Position: 60041189 Exam Plan: 21-11139 About the Division of Public Health and the Chronic Disease and Injury Branch: The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with its partners, protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services. The N.C. Division of Public Health's Chronic Disease and Injury Section, along with local health departments and other community partners, works to reduce death and disabilities through education, policy change and various services. Our goal is to help all North Carolinians develop healthy and safe communities and health systems to prevent and control chronic diseases and to eliminate health inequities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following: Please refer to the link below for additional information: https://oshr.nc.gov/work-nc/how-do-i-get-job
• Extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in best practices in the medical field related to public health.
• Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with professionals and stakeholders.
• Extensive knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of general and preventive medicine, as related to public health administration.
• Extensive knowledge of developments in the field of public health and demonstrated ability to apply improved techniques and procedures in the specialties to which assigned.
• Extensive knowledge of relevant health laws, regulations, and policies, and demonstrated experience interpreting them to others.
• Demonstrated ability to prepare and present educational materials to other professionals and community groups.
• Demonstrated ability to lead a large public health organization, manage complex health projects, coordinate the work of others, resolve conflicts effectively, build professional and public constituency for public health issues, skillfully manage political constituencies, and cooperate with other public and private organizations in the promotion of public health.
Management Preferences: • Experience with CDC specific budget and program knowledge.
• Experience working in governmental public health.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice medicine in the state of North Carolina and two years of related experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment criminal background checks are required for some positions.
Division of Public Health (DPH) main locations, including their grounds, are tobacco-free as outlined in the Tobacco-free Campus Policy. All tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, e-hookahs, “vape products” and all smokeless tobacco products, may not be used in the indicated areas.
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State of North Carolina
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An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government
About The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with its partners, protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services. The N.C. Division of Public Health's Chronic Disease and Injury Section, along with local health departments and other community partners, works to reduce death and disabilities through education, policy change and various services. Our goal is to help all North Carolinians develop healthy and safe communities and health systems to prevent and control chronic diseases and to eliminate health inequities.