County of Alameda

ALL IN Physician (#5142)

Bargaining Unit: ACMEA - HCSA Tech/Para Mgmt (R45)
$119.42-$145.10 Hourly / $9,553.60-$11,608.00 BiWeekly /
$20,699.47-$25,150.67 Monthly / $248,393.60-$301,808.00 Yearly


DESCRIPTION

Under administrative direction, leads the development and integration of programs focused on health equity and social determinants of health interventions; works closely with county government and community healthcare partners to develop, innovate, and implement programs and policies that will increase the overall health and well-being of Alameda County residents; works closely with health insurers, community clinics, community based organizations, philanthropy, business, academics, and county officials to ensure that effective and measurable strategies are implemented across the county; provides the blueprint for infrastructure needed to educate and innovate; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

This is a single classification currently located in the Alameda County ALL IN program and reports to the Executive Director of the ALL IN program overseeing all medical aspects within the ALL IN County program.  This class is distinguished from the comparable Physician V classification in the Health Care Services Agency in that the ALL IN Physician is responsible for promoting well-being health equity and eliminating health care inequities within the ALL IN program while the Physician V is responsible for managing the overall medical services of a division/department within the Health Care Services Agency.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

NOTE:    The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.  Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

 

  1. Provides leadership to elevate, innovate and integrate health equity, social determinants of health, and quality improvement principles and practices in the overall implementation of ALL IN programs that address poverty.
  2. Exercises leadership in state and county-wide interdisciplinary approaches to health equity and determinant of health innovation and integration. Develops and convenes partnerships and negotiates contracts with health systems and clinic networks, health plans, CBOs, county and state agencies, community champions, and place-based institutions (schools, workplaces, etc.) to innovate, develop, integrate, and implement successful health equity and determinant of health programs that promote overall health and well-being.
  3. Works closely with the Executive Director to develop and expand the influence and impact of ALL IN Alameda County by strategically partnering with state, county, and community organizations to innovate and develop anti-poverty programs that optimize both population and community health and well-being.
  4. Leads a variety of efforts focused on securing funding for innovative, health equity and social determinant of health programs.
  5. Represents ALL IN in partnerships with external entities in work related to Food as Medicine and other health equity and determinant of health programming.
  6. Leads the development and implementation of new and innovative clinical initiatives and programs that promote well-being, and address health equity and determinant of health integration.  Develops and promotes an integrated health equity, determinant of health, and Food as Medicine model which can be replicated county wide and includes food pharmacies, behavioral pharmacies and social needs pharmacies. Works closely with ALL IN and the Center for Healthy Schools and Communities on implementation both at primary clinic sites and school-based health centers.
  7. Develops and partners with experts to implement training curriculums to onboard clinics across the county in the implementation of health equity, determinant of health, and Food as Medicine programs.
  8. Maintains clinical and programmatic expertise on an as-needed basis to inform all aspects of health equity and determinants of health programming.  Serves as a liaison between health practitioners and the ALL IN team and provides on the ground support to clinics launching health equity and determinant of health programs to support community health and well-being.
  9. Strategizes, supports, and assists with clinical informatics work and health information exchange work to integrate health equity and social determinants of health screening and navigation services into electronic medical records and community health records.
  10. Develops a data and evaluation framework to track and measure health equity and determinants of health interventions and impact.
  11. Supports health equity, social determinants of health, and Food as Medicine data governance activities in Alameda County.
  12. Works closely with researchers locally and nationally to help move the agenda forward on health equity, social determinants of health, and Food as Medicine program integration.
  13. Develops and implements a policy agenda that can be used on a statewide basis to advocate for sustainable funding for health equity and determinant of health programs.
  14. Develops relationships with health insurers, statewide agencies, and sites throughout the state and nation that are implementing health equity, determinants of health, and Food as Medicine programs to advocate for policy change.
  15. Communicates with the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator regarding policy opportunities.
  16. May act as the Executive Director in his/her absence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE:    The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

 

Experience:  

The equivalent of four (4) years of post-residence experience which must have included at least two years of experience with supervisory and administrative responsibility.

AND

License:

Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.  

Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.  

Knowledge of:

  • Clinical standards of practice and licensure requirement.
  • Principles of modern organizational development, management, public relations, and government budgeting.
  • Principles of program planning, development and evaluation.
  • Operations, services, and activities of comprehensive and integrated health services programs and systems.
  • Design and use of information systems and analytics for decision making and quality management in health care settings.
  • Public information principles and practices.
  • Legislative processes and current developments related to health services.
  • Basic provisions of federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to public health care services.
  • Intergovernmental relationships and regulations affecting health services program delivery.
  • Healthcare improvement principles and techniques.
  • Current trends and practices for identifying and addressing social and economic determinants of health outcomes, including interventions undertaken at both clinic and systemwide levels.
  • Community resources and current trends in the health services field.        

Ability to:

  • Administer the ALL IN medical aspects of the program.
  • Demonstrate vision, leadership, independent analysis, interpersonal consensus building and effective managerial skills in a large, complex organization.
  • Communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Work within a dynamic and innovative inter-disciplinary team framework.
  • Develop, recommend and implement goals, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls.
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy, and sound judgment.
  • Interpret, explain and apply complex federal, state and local laws related to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Apply a variety of strategic frameworks to analyze problems and to guide and develop solutions.
  • Make effective oral presentations and represent the County in meetings with representatives of other public and private organizations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, community organizations, the Board of Supervisors, elected and appointed officials, County management and others.
  • Analyze new or proposed Federal and State legislation and evaluate and report on the impact to the agency's operations.
  • Represent the agency and department effectively on a variety of matters with the public, other agencies and departments.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

CLASS SPEC HISTORY

NewSpec

DR:sa 04/27/2020

CSC Date: 05/06/2020


BENEFITS

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.