Deputy Director I-San Joaquin General Hospital (#EH2107)
$64.57-$78.48 Hourly / $11,191.94-$13,603.87 Monthly / $134,303.29-$163,246.49 Yearly


Under direction, administers an assigned group of departments or programs within San Joaquin General Hospital; and does related or other work as required.


Incumbents in this exempt class are administratively responsible for several departments or programs within San Joaquin General Hospital; perform a broad spectrum of administrative duties within the hospital and Health Care Services; and have considerable interface with external agencies. Direction is received from higher level administrative staff.


  • Plans, organizes and directs the work of several departments or programs of San Joaquin General Hospital; selects, assigns, supervises, evaluates and ensures appropriate management of subordinate personnel.  
  • Directs and/or participates in hospital and/or agency-wide programs and/or activities including, but not limited to: Risk Management, Quality Assurance, Managed Care, Emergency Medical Services, and Hospital Accreditation.  
  • Directs and participates in the preparation and administration of budgets and operating objectives.  
  • Establishes policies, procedures, and standards for conducting services in assigned areas of responsibility; assures effective customer relations.  
  • Attends meetings; participates on committees as assigned; may represent San Joaquin General Hospital and the Health Care Agency with outside agencies and the general public.  
  • Prepares a variety of statistical, narrative and other reports; prepares correspondence.  
  • May design grant projects, write grant proposals, and implement and monitor grant projects.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Health Planning, or closely related field.

Experience: Three years of management, administrative or analytical experience involving fiscal, personnel, procedural, operational and/or organizational matters in a health care setting.

Substitution: A Master's Degree in Hospital or Health Care Administration may be substituted for one year of the required experience; additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. 


Principles and practices of hospital administration; principles and practices or management and supervision; organizational behavior; budgeting; accreditation standards common to acute care hospitals in the State of California.


Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of assigned hospital departments; interpret and apply complex rules and regulations; perform complex managerial duties exercising considerable independence of action and judgment; establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively, orally and in writing; maintain effective customer relations programs.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: EH2107; EST: 11/30/1993; REV: 7/27/2002;