Program Manager, Community Services
Butte County, CA - Chico, CA

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Under limited supervision, develops, manages, and coordinates community and emergency medical services programs and staff to provide emergency management, and health prevention and treatment services to county residents.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential Job Functions : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

· Develops and maintains health assessment, treatment, and emergency medical programs and plans; reviews and critiques performance and outcome measures; assesses quality and conformance to standards.

· Guides, supervises and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns projects; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff.

· Provides coaching, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills; designs, conducts, and evaluates emergency management exercises.

· Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; reviews and approves progress reports; may represent clients in administrative hearings and dispute resolutions.

· Manages facilities as required; coordinates supplies and equipment; may coordinate fixed asset design, purchase and installation; may test emergency operations equipment.

· Analyzes trends, and evaluates program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation; coordinates protocols to effect integrated services and/or multi-hazard emergency medical response with other programs, departments and agencies; responds to requests for information.

· Monitors budget and expenditures for services; assures that appropriate services are provided; coordinates information and assures effective communications between programs.

· Reviews and approves documents, clinical files and billing records for all programs.

· Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies.

· Provides consultation and training to other organizations in the community on health issues and emergency medical/disaster response; conducts presentations and training to County staff, agencies and general public to introduce and communicate the roles and functions of the programs.

· Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.

· Prepares and distributes public service announcements and newsletters.

· Communicates with the media regarding department functions and emergency medical services.

· May maintain the departmental resource library and perform research as required.

· Maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information; monitors compliance to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral or Health Science, Journalism, Public Health, Education, Behavioral, Life or Health Science, Environmental Sciences, Mass Communications, English, Graphic Arts, Psychology, or Social Work from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in the County of Butte as a Supervising, Health Education Specialist.


· Four (4) years of experience providing staff development, training, emergency management or emergency medical management, or education services, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.


· Masters degree in Journalism, Public Administration, Public Health, Education, Behavioral or Life Science, Mass Communications, English, Graphic Arts, Psychology, or Social Work from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required four years experience, excluding the two (2) years of supervisory experience.

· Must possess a valid State of California driver's license.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

· Work is performed in an office environment.

· Working conditions may include typical Health Clinic settings, emergency medical program settings involving the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations.

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