Health Services Manager

Current Vacancies in Family Health Services and Public Health

Recruitment #18-137180-02

Introduction

Health is all about people – where they live, learn, work and play. 

Mission: Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives

Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community

Core Values

  • Diversity: We respect and value cross –culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all.
  • Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy.
  • Integrity: We do what we say will.
  • Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions.
  • Transparency: We communicate the how and why.
  • Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities.
  • Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively.

To learn more about Health and Social Services Department, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hss/default.asp

 
The Family Health Services and the Public Health Divisions of the Health and Social Services Department are currently recruiting for a Health Services Manager. 

  

The mission of Family Health Services (FHS) is to provide superior, comprehensive, primary medical and dental care in order to improve the health and quality of life of Solano County residents. We have a special commitment to the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a safety net provider. To support our mission, FHS offers four conveniently located clinics in Fairfield, Vacaville, and Vallejo and mobile medical and dental vans in which we provide primary care and dental services. The outpatient primary care clinics see patients five days a week, with some weekend and evening hours offered.

 

Our Services: We understand that our services need to be as diverse as the population that we serve. To accommodate this diversity, we provide services including:

 

  • Full family-centered medical care
  • Well child visits & immunizations
  • STD/HIV testing & treatment
  • Work/School/Sports physicals
  • Women’s health services
  • Behavioral health care
  • Diabetic screening & treatment
  • Family centered dental care

To learn more about Family Health Services, please visit:

http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/ph/fhs/default.asp

 

The Public Health Services Division believes that health is all about people; where they live, learn, work, and play. From our staff to our clients, we provide people with the tools they need to maintain and improve their health. The services we provide are incredibly diverse and include such activities as conducting public health nurse home visits for moms and babies, providing medical care in our clinics, and much more. You will not find a more committed group of people than public health workers. It takes a special kind of dedication to enter the public health field. Our passion is promoting health, livable communities and healthy lifestyles. As a result, we care for individuals and the community with compassion and respect.

    To learn more about the Public Health Services Division, please visit:
    http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/ph/about.asp  

     

     

     

     

    The Position

    The Health Services Manager organizes, directs and supervises the activities of one or more health clinic(s) or public health program(s) to serve a population group within the County; assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures related to clinic operations and/or program activities; provides staff support to higher level management within the assigned division; and serves as a member of the department's management/supervisory team.  

    This class is characterized by the responsibility for the ongoing management responsibility over one or more health clinic(s) or public health program(s).

    To review the full job description which includes examples of duties, please visit:

     http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15836

    The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    Three years of increasingly responsible experience in a public health program of which one year was in a supervisory capacity; AND

    Education/Training:

    A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in public administration, health services administration, nursing or a related field.

    Depending on assignment, incumbents in this class may be required to possess a valid Registered Nursing License issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing or a certificate in Public Health Nursing  or registration as an Occupational Therapist with the American Occupational Therapy Association or a Master's Degree in Public Health.

    Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver's license may be required.

    BENEFITS

    Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2018 calendar year is $1,520.73 per month and for the 2019 calendar year is $1,498.09 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. 

    Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.    

    Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.    

    The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.

    Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. 

    Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.  

    Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave time off is granted.

    Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.

    To review the benefits for this position, please visit:
    http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16483

    Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment.  All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.

    To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:

    http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=21216 

     

    Selection Process

    01/14/2019 – Deadline to submit application and required documents.

    01/23/2019 – Tentative week for scoring supplemental questions.

    01/28/2019 – Tentative date for oral board exam for most qualified applicants.

    Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

    All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.

    RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

    How to Apply

    Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office,  and are due by the final filing date.

    Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

    Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

    Document Submittal Requirements

    A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.

    PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:  Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service.  The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment.  Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

    How to Submit Your Documents

    In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA  94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Health Services Manager) and the recruitment number (18-137180-02). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

    Supplemental Questionnaire

    This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely.  Omitted information will not be considered or assumed.  Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.

    Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.

    1a

    Do you have experience managing operations for a federally qualified health center (FQHC), IPA, or medical group practice, i.e. Family Practice, Internal Medicine, etc.?

    Yes  No 
    1b

    If YES, how many years of experience:

    2a

    Do you have experience managing a public health program?

    Yes  No 
    2b

    If YES, how many years of experience:

     
    3

    Describe your experience developing and managing programs and or health center operations in which a participative relationship with diverse stakeholders is necessary.  

     
    4

    Describe your experience managing grants, i.e. HRSA, 340b, Ryan White, including your monitoring and reporting activities, and your fiscal and budget program/project management responsibilities.

    Special Requirements

    • Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include the State of California Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and criminal checks in any City/County where the applicant has lived, worked or gone to school.
    • Independent Travel: Incumbents may be required to travel independently, for example, to perform work at other work sites, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc.
    • Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work weekends, holidays, irregular hours, on-call, and after normal business hours.
    • Child Abuse Reporting: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Sections 11165.7 and 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child abuse reporting.
      County of Solano Class Specification
      Health Services Manager 
    • Elder Abuse Reporting: Selectees for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 15630 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code relating to elder abuse reporting.

    Veterans Preference Points

    To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.

    Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.

    Americans With Disabilities Act

    It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

    APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.  

    This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

    Solano County

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    The County of Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.

    Solano County is centrally located and serves as a gateway to all that Northern California has to offer. The Napa Valley is less than 20 miles away, two world-class public universities (UC Berkeley and UC Davis) are 20 miles away, and both San Francisco and Sacramento are less than 40 minutes away. Day trips can also be made to South Lake Tahoe and Monterey.

    With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.

    County Population (2016): 431,498

    The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.  

    SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER