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Public Health Director

Company: Westchester County Government
Location: White Plains
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Westchester County Department of Health seeks an experienced physician to serve as Director of Clinical Services to oversee its team of health care professionals in leading various health programs to safeguard and promote the well-being of all the residents of Westchester County. The Department provides sexual health, TB, and immunization services including a limited service laboratory in White Plains and Yonkers. Serving a population of close to one million residents, the Department of Health is responsible for implementing and managing Public Health programs aimed at achieving its mission to protect health, reduce environmental risks, prevent disease and promote access to care and a healthy lifestyle for people of all ages. This physician will direct and coordinate clinical and preventive health programs of the Health Department, establish medical and clinical policies and programs, and be responsible for the delivery of public health services, clinical care and disease control programs for the Department. The incumbent will represent the Commissioner throughout the County and direct and coordinate the activities of assigned areas involving communicable disease control, public health clinics, and environmental health programs including but not limited to TB, STD, immunizations, and vaccine preventable diseases, HIV, rabies and lead. The incumbent may also provide direct patient care and provide supervision over a large number of professional, technical and clerical employees, as well as oversee internal quality assurance. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a valid license and current registration, issued by the NY State Education Department, to practice medicine in NY State, with current Board certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, or Infectious Disease and five years of full-time medical experience. Medical experience in a public health setting is preferred. COME JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM! Besides a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and retirement plan. Please submit a resume and cover letter (that includes salary requirements). Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer About Westchester CountyWestchester County, located in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, covers 500 square miles and has a population of over a million. Originally home to Native Americans, who were members of the Lenape tribe, it is today a rich mix of many cultures and landscapes. The County is a blend of bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque towns as well as open spaces and a network of beautiful parks. The County is also an intellectual capital, boasting a highly educated workforce, competitive colleges and universities, Fortune 500 companies, world changing non-profits, and cutting-edge research centers.

Keywords: Westchester County Government, White Plains , Public Health Director, Executive , White Plains, New York

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