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Program Manager 2-DHH

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: Program Manager 2-DHH
Agency: DHH-Office of Public Health
Opening Date: Wed. 01/07/15
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 01/21/15 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $24.47 - $51.48 hourly
$4,242.00 - $8,923.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Gretna, Louisiana
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, or in providing social services or health services.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
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.
NOTE:
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
NOTES:
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.
NOTE:
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 Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position is located in the cost center of the Department of Health and Hospitals l Office of Public Health l Immunization Program l Jefferson Parish l Gretna, LA.
Cost Center: 326-7733
Position #: 75895
Preferred Experience: This position requires knowledge of federal programs and guidelines, management experience and experience in budget development / monitoring. At least 3 years management experience in a health related program is preferred.
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 can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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What it Means
Application received
Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score
We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Evaluating experience
Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration
You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Referred to hiring manager for review
Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled
Someone has been selected for the position.
Position cancelled
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Angela.
or
write to the following address:
DHH/HRTSD
P.O. Box 4818 - Bin 28
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
This organization participates in E-Verify and for more information on E-Verify; please contact DHS @ .
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To manage medium size and moderately complex statewide program(s).
Level of Work:
Manager.
Supervision Received:
Administrative direction from a higher-level administrator/executive.
Supervision Exercised:
Supervision over lower-level positions in accordance with the Civil Service Allocation Criteria Memo.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals and other social service entities as established by an approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from Program Manager 1-A-DHH and Program Manager 1-B-DHH by the presence of responsibility for administering medium size or moderately complex statewide program(s) and supervision exercised.
Differs from Program Manager 3-DHH by the absence of responsibility for administering large size and highly complex statewide program(s) and supervision exercised.
Examples of Work:
Plans, prepares and implements strategic long and short-term goals and objectives of the statewide program(s).
Oversees statewide program compliance with state/federal laws and regulations.
Organizes, schedules and coordinates all statewide monitoring and surveillance procedures; evaluates preparedness and response efforts of staff.
Directs the agency's operational planning, strategic planning, performance reporting and grants coordination.
Directs the policy development and issuance functions of the agency. Oversees the legislation coordination and rulemaking functions of the agency.
Directs, implements, and manages a system of health and program related data and performance indicators that provide information for assessment of services provided.
Directs programmatic evaluations of department programs and the administrative functions of the unit.
Prepares grants; develops the financial criteria of those grants; and, reports to those grant funding sources.
Plans the implementation of new or changed statewide treatment service initiatives. Collaborates with those organizational units and clients impacted by the new or changed statewide initiatives.
Directs the development and drafting of the department's legislative package for each legislative session. Monitors the implementation of all legislation passed requiring action by the department.
Directs the development and implementation of the quality management system such as appropriate quality of care standards, outcomes measures, systematic monitoring and evaluation procedures, mechanisms for problem identification, and resolution/follow-up for the department's programs/ offices.
Represents the Secretary on numerous boards, commissions, and task forces.
Represents agency and program(s) on task forces, commissions, and national/regional/state/local committees

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