Job ID: 289233903  |  Last Updated: 3/9/2016

Medical Director- Health Services Clinics

Health Services Agency
Santa Cruz, CA
Applicant Contact
Mary Olivares
Personnel Technician
(831) 454-2600
(831) 454-2411
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Salary: $194,106 214,032 / Annually

CalPERS retirement benefits plus Deferred Compensation and Defined Contribution plans available.*

Candidates may be eligible for relocation assistance and advanced paid leave accrual.

$10,000 Recruitment Incentive Pay may be available

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.

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.

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.

License/Certificate Requirements: 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.

Candidates must submit a County Application, answers to the supplemental application questions and a resume. The completed application packet must be received by the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online at For more information, contact Nisha Patel, Employment Services Manager at (831) 454-3067. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711.

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.

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