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  • 10 Aug 2015 9:25 PM | Anonymous

    Guilford County, (pop.512,000) located in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina with major population centers of Greensboro and High Point, is seeking a Human Services Director to lead the consolidated Department of Health and Human Services, a recently consolidated human services department with 972 full-time employees and a total operating budget for FY 2015/16 of $105.3 million.  The Human Services Director will have the opportunity to facilitate the completion and manage the implementation of the agency consolidation plan to include the organizational structure, vision, mission and core values, establishing DHHS Strategic Goals and benchmarks to measure performance.

    The successful candidate will be a disciplined professional with strong leadership, management and collaboration skills with the ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with elected officials, department directors and community leaders as well  as non-profit and private sector service organizations.   The Human Services Director must possess strong analytical skills and have experience in strategic planning, managing special projects, conducting research and formulating policy recommendations, developing and administering budgets, and building partnerships in the community.  Proactive, goal oriented, visionary leader with excellent communication, critical thinking abilities and interpersonal skills that leads by example in the areas of integrity and work ethic that is comfortable working in and fostering an environment of  transparency, accountability, continuous organizational improvement and innovative and collaborative problem-solving.  Must understand, appreciate and have the ability to articulate to a diverse community how a holistic approach to providing public health and social services is the best way to improve community health outcomes, pathways to employment and financial independence and self-sufficiency.

    The ideal candidate will have Master's degree in Public Health, Social Work, Human Services or Public Administration or other applicable administrative programs with six year’s experience  managing client services programs in an executive / director capacity in public health, social services, or a related human services field; Or, graduation with a four year degree with ten years management experience in a human services organization as stated above with significant experience in local government.

    The starting salary for the position is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience within a range of $150,000 to $195,516.   Excellent benefits are also provided.

    To apply, submit cover letter, resume with current salary and five work related references to:

  • 01 Jun 2015 10:50 PM | Anonymous

    Virginia Beach Department of Public Health

    Maternal Child Health Nurse Supervisor

    The City of Virginia Beach seeks the dedication, experience, and expertise of a Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor to serve the maternal/child citizens of our community. The RN Supervisor is an integral part of the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health Community Team, with the primary focus of implementing the Baby Care program in accordance with established guidelines, contract requirements and Department of Medical Assistance (DMAS) regulations.

    The Baby Care Supervisor will use knowledge of maternal child health practices, principles of home visiting, reflective practice and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to nurse case managers, and to build and model a strengths-based, client-centered program. Exercise line supervision over registered nurses and ancillary staff (outreach worker and clerk) to support the Baby Care program.

    The supervisor's responsibilities will include: recruitment and hiring, formal performance evaluations, issuing discipline, performing regular chart audits, and conducting quarterly case reviews.
     In this position, the supervisor will oversee the creation and maintenance of the Baby Care/maternal child health database; ensure maintenance of applicable statistics; create and submit required reports; review all billing denials, and take proactive measures to prevent denials.

    For More Information and to Apply:

    Position Closing: 6/19/15
  • 11 May 2015 4:09 PM | Michael Royster

    The American Heart Association is recruiting for a Campaign Manager for their Voices for Healthy Kids initiative on food access in Virginia.

    Here’s the job description link:  Campaign Manager

  • 15 Apr 2015 8:03 PM | Anonymous

    City of Norfolk - Department of Recreation, Parks & Open Space 

    Health & Fitness Facilitator

    The Department of Recreation, Parks & Open Space is seeking a professional to manage, organize and coordinate the department's fitness program. This position will conduct annual fitness assessments to evaluate fitness levels, counsel employees, and conduct training on wellness topics and maintain confidential records. The individual will be responsible for policy development, program coordination, community outreach and Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center support services.

    Salary: $36,605-58,520

    Closing Date: 4/19/15

    For more information and to apply:

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