This position acts as chief administrative officer of the Peoria City/County Health Department (PCCHD), directing the overall activities for the agency. This direction must be congruent with the Department's mission and is driven by community needs, state and local mandates, and Board of Health directives. Among the duties to accomplish this direction are developing goals and plans, establishing policies and objectives, evaluating agency efforts and impacts on the public health needs of the community.
This position reports directly to the 12-member Peoria County Board of Health. The following department heads report to the incumbent: Director of Dental Health, Director of Community Health Policy and Planning, Director of Environmental Health, Director of Finance, Director of Human Resources, Director of Infectious Disease, and the Epidemiologist.
Full job description available at www.pcchd.org under Human Resources.
Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related field with at least 8 years administrative experience. Must meet requirements established to be a State of Illinois Certified Public Health Administrator.
Must live in Peoria County or be willing to relocate within 1 year from date of hire.
Must have an understanding of the science of publc health and its role in local, state, and national efforts to improve and protect the public's health. Must demonstrate an ability to work with elected and appointed Boards, Committees and Commissions.
Additional Salary Information: Salary set depending on experience
Peoria City/County Health Department is a local health department that serves the public in order to assure access to acceptable and appropriate health care for each citizen of Peoria County as well as to provide services to protect the public's health and enhance the quality and quantity of human life.