Are you skilled and experienced in providing leadership to community health assessment, epidemiology, quality management and program evaluation projects and programs? Do you enjoy working closely with a diverse group of colleagues, community leaders, businesses, professionals and elected officials to clarify internal and external customer requirements and data needs? If this is you, join us as Community Assessment Manager, Regular, Full-time (1.0 FTE), in our Assessment, Planning and Development program.
Some of what you'll do:
Provide leadership for the Department’s assessment, planning and evaluation functions. This includes quality culture, national re-accreditation, community health assessment, general epidemiology, the Pierce County Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Improvement Plan (CHIP), and program evaluation.
During COVID-19 activation, serve in the role of Director of Data & Surveillance Branch, leading the COVID-19 surveillance and data management and reporting systems.
Serve on the Department’s Management Team, providing leadership and evidence-based recommendations affecting the entire agency.
Supervise program staff, including epidemiologists, GIS analyst, quality management consultant and program analyst supervisors.
Provide project management and executive sponsor oversight to mixed methods projects and services; when necessary, directly provide epidemiologic, quality, assessment and/or program evaluation services.
Manage program budgets, contracts, fees and related policies/procedures.
Develop external customers for APD contracts; nurture a customer-centered approach for fee-based services.
Responsible for achieving business revenue targets through marketing these services to external organizations.
Job Specific Technical Skills:
Knowledge and experience with epidemiologic methods and analysis.
Ability to use SPSS, STATA or other statistical software.
Understanding of best practices for strategic planning, community health assessment, community engagement, and program evaluation.
Experience with quality management methods, tools and performance management.
Knowledge of PHAB accreditation processes and measures.
A Bachelor's degree in epidemiology, public health, statistics or related field; and five years progressively responsible managerial experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Masters degree in Public Health (Epidemiology)
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 21-00005
About Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept.
Public health is essential for all of us. Every day, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is hard at work so you can enjoy a meal, drink tap water, breathe clean air, and stay healthy and disease free. That’s why public health matters.
Our Vision: Healthy People in Healthy Communities.
Our Mission: We protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County.
People are healthy and safe here.
People have equitable opportunities for health.
Children, families and communities thrive.