The County of Santa Cruz in Northern California is searching for a Medical Director.
Filing Deadline: 3/25/2016 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $194,106 – 214,032/Annually
Job Type: Open & Promotional
Beautiful Coastal Community
Excellent Quality of Life Environment
MEDICAL DIRECTOR-HEALTH SERVICES CLINICS
This class is a physician class with clinic medicine experience. Incumbents serve as the director for various Health Services Agency medical clinics. Assignments may rotate depending on agency requirements and specialty training. Incumbents are responsible for the medical quality assurance and medical management of one or more clinics, provide medical and technical advice to staff and the local medical community and may serve as the Health Officer in the latter’s absence. The current vacancy is at the Santa Cruz Emeline Clinic overseeing a staff of 10 physician and midlevel providers. This clinic is a dynamic integrated health setting serving vulnerable populations in Santa Cruz County.
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Santa Cruz County has approximately 270,000 residents and is situated in the northern area of Monterey Bay, 70 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles southwest of the Silicon Valley. The County’s natural beauty is apparent in its pristine beaches, lush redwood forests and rich farmland. It has an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theatre, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Four years of general medical clinic experience as a practicing physician. Certification by an American Specialty Board in a specialty closely related to clinical health care provided by the County of Santa Cruz may be substituted for two years of experience.
Possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon’s Certificate issued by the State of California; possession of a State and/or Federal narcotic license for administration of narcotics to inmates and patients and possession of a valid California Class C Driver License.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership experience and the ability to make independent decisions within established policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Supervisors, County Administrative Officer, and Federal, State & County laws, ordinances, and regulations.
-Medical, Dental and Vision
Medical coverage is available through CALPERS with the County paying a majority portion of the cost for the employee and dependents. The cost of the dental plan is entirely County-paid for employees and dependents. The County pays for the cost of an employee vision plan and the employee may purchase dependent coverage.
-Retirement and Social Security
Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County pays a portion of retirement contribution and participates in Social Security.
-Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Plan
County paid $50,000 term life insurance policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. The County pays for a long term disability plan that pays 66 2/3 % of the first $13,500 up to $9,000 per month maximum benefits.
Candidates must submit a County Application, answers to the supplemental application questions and a resume. The completed application packet must be received by the
701 Ocean Street, Room 310
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Or submit online at http://apptrkr.com/759448
before midnight on Friday March 25, 2016.
For more information, contact Nisha Patel, Employment Services Manager at (831) 454-3067.
Hearing Impaired TDD# (831) 454-2123.
Following a review for minimum qualifications, applicants who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified that they must submit a completed conviction history questionnaire in order to continue to the examination phase of the process.
You may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application, resume and supplemental application. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application, supplemental questions and resume. If you have a disability that would require a test accommodation, call (831) 454-2600.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
The County of Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce.