1070 IS Project Director
Clinical and Population Health Applications Manager
|Date Opened||5/10/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/23/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$131,794.00 - $165,776.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent PBT|
1070 Clinical and Population Health Applications Manager
This is a position based test (PBT) conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.
Position Description: Under administrative direction, plans, directs and coordinates the operations and activities of a shop of moderate complexity or a distinct and/or varied unit of a complex shop; exercises discretion in applying general goal and policy statements and in resolving organizational and service delivery problems; may manage projects across sectional lines and/or major development projects; assumes supervisory responsibilities, including performance evaluations, training, selection and disciplinary actions.
Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
Assume significant responsibility for the preparation and administration of assigned budget(s).
Coordinate training programs for staff and users; design, fund, schedule and/or arrange for outside trainers.
Ensure that activities are completed in a timely and efficient manner consistent with defined policies and regulations.
Ensure that documentation, knowledge base articles, contract terms, vendor contacts, SLAs and OLAs, and any other information required to provide application support is tracked, reviewed, and revised if needed on a regular basis.
Evaluate and recommend department equipment purchases; may maintain inventories of materials, supplies and equipment.
Evaluate hardware and software and ensure all new procurement is in alignment with our IT directives and long-term goals for DPH IT.
May prepare specifications and purchase orders; manage vendor accounts; recommend consulting services as needed: establish maintenance contracts for equipment.
Organize, direct and supervise the work of subordinate staff providing one-on-one coaching and guidance and set regular S.M.A.R.T. performance goals and objectives.
Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, priorities and procedures for the assigned programs or projects.
Provide annual and mid-year performance evaluations for direct reports along with an annual review of their job descriptions. Also ensure the successful completion of all annual compliance and privacy training for direct reports. Ensure all of these items are also completed for indirect reports.
Regularly review resource and staffing needs and requirements for Clinical and Population Health application support making sure the group has the resources needed to provide a high level of application support to the organization.
Represent the department at various meetings.
Responsible for the management of staff who provide application support for various clinical and population health applications including but not limited to: BreastTrak, Cerner CoPath, CBORD, Maven PHNIX, Mmodal, Philips IntelliBridge, Philips Tracemaster ECG, Provation GI, RALS, Responder 5, Sunquest LIS, and WatchChild.
About the Department
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is the largest department within the City and County of San Francisco. With an annual operating budget of $2.2 billion, SFDPH employs over 8,000 people, and contracts for more than $400 million in community-based services.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is an integrated health department with two major divisions to fulfill its mission of protecting and promoting the health of all San Franciscans:
The San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) includes top-rated hospitals, clinics and programs that provide medical, mental health, and substance abuse services to over 100,000 individuals. SFHN includes Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the only local Level 1 Trauma Center for San Francisco and Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, the largest public skilled nursing facility in the Country; and
The SFDPH Population Health Division (PHD), which earned public health accreditation in 2017, carries out traditional and mandatory public health functions such as: consumer safety activities; health promotion and prevention; inspections of food, alcohol, and cannabis businesses; promote improved air and water quality; promote pedestrian safety; HIV prevention, research and surveillance; TB prevention and treatment; Emergency Medical Services; and analysis of community public health data.
SFDPH’s central administrative functions, including finance, human resources, information technology, and policy and planning, support and promote integration between SFDPH’s two divisions. The SFDPH is committed to providing quality health care and public health services to all San Franciscans regardless of immigration or insurance status.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].
Seven (7) years of experience in system administration, information systems development, maintenance and support, or information technology project management, including two (2) years of supervisory experience
Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.
Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
- Experience supporting or administering the following or similar applications: BreastTrak, Cerner CoPath, CBORD, Maven PHNIX, Mmodal, Philips IntelliBridge, Philips Tracemaster ECG, Provation GI, RALS, Responder 5, Sunquest LIS, and WatchChild.
Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Verification of Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Thomas Duda by telephone at 415-554-2916, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (Weight: Qualifying): Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.
Training and Experience Evaluation: (Weight: 100%): Applicants who appear to meet the minimum qualifications for this position will receive a Supplemental Questionnaire via email following the closing date of this announcement. The Supplemental Questionnaire will be evaluated in relations to the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. These may include but are not limited to the following:
|Ability to communicate orally and in writing in person, by phone and via computer.|
|Ability to explain technical hurdles to non-technical staff with clarity and precision.|
|Ability and skill to supervise and manage reporting staff and provide leadership and technical guidance.|
|Knowledge of healthcare industry or public health.|
|Ability to turn operational business rules or clincial requirements to working applications/reports.|
|Ability for analytical thinking, rapid problem solving, and effective task prioritization in a fast-paced environment.|
|Knowledge of systems design: common operating systems and relational database systems.|
|Ability and skill to modify existing policies, strategies and/or methods to meet unusual conditions within the context of existing management principles.|
Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score. Candidate scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.
Certification: The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three (3) Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
Eligible List/Score Report: A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created, and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 12 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list/score report resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/ASO-Level-Chart.pdf?documentID=21246.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid licensure/certification/registration if required to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
Note on ICARE: Department of Public Health (DPH) employees are expected to demonstrate world class care in alignment with Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center's (ZSFG) caring framework, ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit).
Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.
Medical Examination/Drug Testing: Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.
Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Copies of Application Documents: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies
Right to Work: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification
Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities
Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
Information regarding Seniority Credit can be found at:
Exam Type: CPE
Issued: May 10, 2019
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PBT-1070-095661
Position Number: 01021022
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.