Virginia State Government Public Health Physician Supervisor, 01145 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Join a dynamic team working together to fulfill a vision of creating a “community that lives well, plays well and stays well”. Our Virginia Beach Department of Public Health (VBDPH) serves the 450,000 residents of the City of Virginia Beach as well as visitors to this coastal city along the Atlantic Ocean.

The VBDPH Deputy Director serves as the medical director, a supervisor, a clinician, a population health advocate, an integral member of the executive team, and the acting health director during any absence. VBDPH provides direct clinical services in the following areas: family planning, maternity, limited pediatrics, immunizations, STI/communicable disease, TB, and HIV/Ryan White care. The VBDPH Deputy Director oversees all these clinics in addition to the pharmacy and laboratory and works to align internal policies and standards with VDH and national standards and best practices as well as monitor health indicators, trends, and program performance. The deputy also assists the public health dentist with oversight of the dental clinic. The position directly supervises the clinician/s, dentist, pharmacy technician, and laboratory supervisor. The deputy provides direct patient care in clinics 1-2 times a week and as needed. This position works closely with the health director to identify and nurture partnerships that foster linkages to care, address social determinants of health, identify needs and fill gaps, and benefit the health and well-being of our community. As an integral member of the VBDPH Executive Team, the deputy fully engages in leadership meetings to plan, prioritize, and implement an overall public health program to improve the community’s health. The deputy acts in the health director’s role as requested, covering her duties in the short-term during any absence, taking leadership roles as assigned, and representing the director in the community by interacting with State and local government officials, the media, partners, civic groups and residents of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of public health and clinical preventive and reproductive medicine, to include maternity care, with experience providing direct patient care in an ambulatory or public health setting. Must be willing to prescribe all offered birth control methods including emergency contraception. Applied knowledge and skill in researching and aligning health information and best practices to achieve desired health and performance outcomes. Skilled in administering public health programs and directing a large and diverse organization in a dynamic environment. Minimum of two years of experience in supervision. Strong analytic and problem solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work both independently and as a member of teams comprised of professionals and laypersons. Ability to successfully interact with the media and engage public officials, partners and stakeholders as well as constituents of diverse backgrounds. Ability to thrive in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and to help other cope with changes in the workplace. Virginia physician licensure in good standing and DEA registration is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Board certification in Family Medicine or Obstetrics and Gynecology. Master of Public Health degree or the equivalent combination of training and experience in public health. Experience with community assessment, population health improvement planning and implementation, policy development, and program planning and evaluation.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a fingerprint based state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E- Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code § 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

ON-LINE APPLICATIONS Applicants must apply on-line through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Recruitment Management System at by 11:59PM EST on the closing date. VDH does not accept employment applications by mail, e-mail or fax.

EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION Completed state applications are required for all positions. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. A resume will not substitute for a completed on-line State application. “See Resume” listed on the application will classify the application as incomplete. Applicants are encouraged to fully represent their qualifications on the application and must include complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may disqualify the application.

YELLOW/BLUE CARD SITUATIONS If you have been affected by Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this DOCUMENT BEFORE the closing date for this position. The DOCUMENT may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 518-2645. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet.

APPLICATION STATUS Please refer to your Recruitment Management System account for the status of your application.

First round of applications will be reviewed in three weeks of position posting date. A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line for consideration. Cover letters and resumes/CVs are optional; however, they may not be substituted in whole, or in part, for completed applications. Faxed, mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Contact Information

Tammy Snell



4452 Corporation Lane Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Working Title: Public Health Physician Supervisor, 01145

Role Title: Physician II - 49152

Job Open Date: 07/17/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Negotiable up to $135,000.00

Agency: Dept of Health (601)

Location: Virginia Beach - 810

Position Number: 01145

Job Posting Number: 1026645

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 08