This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l CCPH - Bureau of Regional and Clinical Operations l EBR / ORLEANS PARISH.
This vacancy is being announced as a classified position and may be filled as a Probationary, Promotional, or a Job Appointment.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application. You must describe your actual duties as you will not be qualified based on job title alone.
A resume upload will NOT populate your information into your application.
Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.
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The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana Department of Health
Or write to :
PO Box 4818
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
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A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, health services, or surveying and/or assessing health or social service programs or facilities for compliance with state and federal regulations.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; statistics; experimental/applied statistics; business, public, or health administration.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Health services include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for sick or injured individuals.
Examples of public health jobs include sanitarian, public health engineer and public health epidemiologist.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To administer small and less complex statewide health or social service program(s).
Level of Work:
Broad direction from a higher-level manager/administrator.
May provide functional supervision in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals; Human Service Districts as established; and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.
Differs from Program Monitor-DHH and Program Monitor Supervisor-DHH by the presence of responsibility for administering small or less complex statewide program(s).
Differs from a Program Manager 1-B-DHH by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Differs from a Program Manager 2-DHH by the absence of responsibility for administering medium or medium complex statewide program(s).
Examples of Work
The Program Manager 1A- Population Health Operations position is located within the Center of Community and preventive Health (CCPH) Bureau of Regional and Clinical Operation (BRCO) and will support the performance of the agency's 9 Regional Public Health Offices and 64 public health clinics in providing essential public health and preventive health services. This role will collaborate with bureaus and programs across the organization to design, monitor, and continually improve processes that support population based health services. This role will also collaborate with community partners to develop pathways for partnership to address population health. This position reports to the Chief Public Health Nurse and receives direction from the Director of the Bureau of Regional and Clinical Operations.
20% - Health Needs Assessment and Data Analysis
- Coordinate research, analysis, and policy activities related to population health services needs statewide in collaboration with OPH Bureau of Policy, Performance, and Planning
- Develop surveys and assessments to determine need as well as existing resources for population based public health services
- Synthesize data from community health needs assessments and other sources to inform health related service needs at regional and local levels including State Health Assessment
- Use or develop assets maps and resource inventories to assess need for services on a regular basis
- Research and recommend sustainable financial models to fund essential public health functions
MC Program Planning
- Review and interpret national and state health goals, objectives, plans, and organizational structures including OPH Big Bets, State Health Improvement plan and Strategic Plan
- Develop current and long-range plans, policies, and procedures for administering population health services statewide based on evidence-based practices
- Develop business and/or operational plans and models for innovative population based public health services
- Lead project teams, committees, or work groups to plan population based public health services • Serve as liaison for agency on various internal and external committees, task forces, work groups, councils, and coalitions that develop and implement planning efforts to meet health needs within the state
- Seek new sources of funding through available grants from public and private sources to address population health and social determinants of health
40% - Program Implementation
- Assist with the implementation of 3 key priority strategies:1) providing high-quality essential public health and preventive health services 2) establish strong primary care and public health partnerships 3) Institute Chamber of Health or a multi-sector governing body representative of local community to address social determinates of health
- Develop program/project implementation templates such as plans, checklists, project charters, project trackers, progress updates, and reports
- Lead project teams, committees, or work groups to implement population based public health services
- Use SharePoint site to house bureau templates, policies, procedures, and other shared bureau documents
- Support coordination and partnership efforts between community health care providers including FQHCs, RHCs, hospitals, and health systems
- Facilitate the development of workflows and pathways to improve population health including but not limited to the use of electronic health records, health information exchanges, and other technology platforms to improve population health
15%- Program Evaluation
- Identify appropriate data sources and resources to develop scorecards and templates for performance reporting and monitoring
- Generate reports and trend analyses of key performance indicators (KPIs) to disseminate and review on a regular basis
- Monitor performance metrics related to population health and make recommendations for quality improvement and process improvement efforts
- Review and revise policies and procedures as necessary
- Monitor OPH activity throughout the State for compliance with agency and program policy, guidelines, and protocols related to population health services
- Monitor partnership Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and service contracts with public and private agencies
5% - Other Duties
- Performs additional job duties as assigned
- Work as needed during emergency operations such as hurricanes or other natural disasters as required
- Maintain current training required by the Louisiana Department of Health, FEMA, and any other state, local, or federal organization as required