The Virginia Department of Health seeks applicants for the physician leader and CEO of the multi-locality Cumberland Plateau and LENOWISCO Health Districts.
The Cumberland Plateau (CPHD) and LENOWISCO Health Districts (LHD) are two of thirty-five health districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia under the Virginia Department of Health.
Although technically two districts, there is one combined leadership team to enable the districts to function as one health district. The two Health Districts encompass the city of Norton and the counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise. The CPHD and LHD, which provides services from 7 office locations, serve an estimated combined population of 188,501 throughout both rural and urban environments.
The mission of the CPHD and LHD is to protect the health and promote the well-being of all people in the Cumberland Plateau and LENOWISCO Health District.
The Physician Leader and CEO is a state employee and reports to the Deputy Commissioner for Community Health Services.
The Physician Leader and CEO works closely with local officials, community leaders, health care providers, faith-based groups, and other state, regional, and local agencies. You will provide public health leadership for the districts as well as leadership and management support for a wide range of public health programs and services including population health, chronic and communicable disease intervention, environmental health, family planning, immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases, maternal and child health, nutrition, disaster preparedness & response and community engagement based programs.
Travel within the district and occasional overnight travel are required. This position is a critical hard-to-fill role and eligible for a signing bonus or front-loaded leave.
Generous benefits include employer subsidized retirement, malpractice insurance; employer-subsidized health insurance; deferred compensation plan with employer contributions, vacation, sick leave, and much more. Details on state benefits can be found here: [...]
Physician license or eligibility in VA required, experience with administration and management, public health experience at either the local or regional level, experience with population health leadership, and must be eligible for credentialing with managed care organizations/insurance companies.Preferred Qualifications
MPH or equivalent training and experience. Board Certification in Preventive Medicine.Special Requirements
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check and E-Verify. Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions. Completion of Statement of Economic Interests will be required upon employment.Special Instructions to Applicants
VDH accepts only on-line applications. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the job closing date.
It is the policy of the Commonwealth and VDH that all aspects of human resource management be conducted without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); sex; color; national origin; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; age; veteran status; political affiliation; disability; genetic information; and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. As a V3 (Virginia Values Veterans) organization, VDH honors the Commonwealth’s veteran’s hiring preference. VDH employees have a shared Code of Ethics, which can be found in the bottom banner of our website: [...] agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Cumberland Plateau Health District
224 Clydesway Drive – Suite B
Lebanon, VA 24266
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