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MEDICAL DIRECTOR (MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR IV)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 1, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60602-3134

Job Requisition ID:  1358

Agency:  Department of Public Health 

Office: Director's Office

Posting ID: 00-20-0227
Closing Date/Time:  04/30/2021 
Salary:  $13,333 TO $20,834/MONTH 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Exempt under 4d(1), (2), (3), or (6) Gubernatorial (Management Bill) 000 

 

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Please send a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and/or CMS-100 application (dated 9/20 or newer) to the agency listed

Job Responsibilities

As the Medical Director for the Illinois Department of Public Health, subject to the approval of the Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, serves in a medical and clinical capacity for overseeing the regulatory and policy areas concerning hospital and health care facility regulation, emergency services, ambulatory surgical treatment centers, health care professional regulation and credentialing, advising the Board of Health, patient safety initiatives, and the State's response to disease prevention and outbreak management and control. Formulates, develops and directs the development of medical policies related to the provision of services provided to Public Health recipients. Provides direction and consultation to Deputy Directors relative to approved medical practices and activities related to surveying and treating Public Health recipients. Develops policies and methods to implement all statutes relating to the health programs. Performs other duties assigned by the Director or required by law. 

 

1.    Serves in a medical and clinical capacity for overseeing the regulatory and policy areas concerning hospital and health care facility regulation, emergency services, ambulatory surgical treatment centers, health care professional regulation and credentialing, advising the Board of Health, patient safety initiatives, and the State's response to disease prevention and outbreak management and control. Formulates, develops and directs the development of medical policies related to the provision of services provided to Public Health recipients. Directs implementation and provides review and monitoring services to assure that approved policies are uniformly applied throughout Public Health.


2.    Provides direction and consultation to Deputy Directors relative to approved medical practices and activities of the Offices engaged in surveying and treating Public Health recipients, administering and implementing State laws and programs related to health programs; evaluates the Illinois Health system for the purpose of establishing short and long-term goals to improve the delivery of health services throughout the State.


3.    Directs evaluation of various health programs and services to assure compliance with applicable State and Federal Laws, rules and regulations; identifies changes needed to improve program effectiveness and efficiency; establishes appropriate priorities and identifies and allocates resources in accordance with priorities of the different Offices.


4.    Directs and consults with Department's physicians, and veterinarians, and Center for Disease control regarding appropriate medical protocols and accepted public health practices for population based prevention and treatment of diseases and other health hazards. Provides direction concerning research sources and determines medical public health policy.


5.    Consults with local, State and Federal representatives to coordinate health programs and to acquire necessary resources for oroqram implementation.

6.    Directs the preparation of proposed legislation which would affect activities and/or health programs; consults with and represents testimony to various legislative committees regarding legislative proposals.


7.    Directs and participates in the preparation of rules and regulations which govern the administration and implementation of health programs throughout the state; participates in statewide pubic hearings on proposed rules and regulations.


8.    Represents the Director of the Department on various task forces, advisory committees and special interest groups; consults with other state agencies to develop policies which affect Department programs.
 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires four (4) years of substantive medical administrative experience in clinical program direction, planning and evaluation, preferably in a public health setting.

 

Employment Conditions

  • Requires a valid Illinois driver's license and the ability to travel.

 

Education Degree

  • Requires an Illinois license to practice medicine and completion of approved residency in the position related medical specialty of psychiatry, rehabilitation, medicine, or other clinically appropriate.

 

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Work Location: 69 W Washington St Chicago, IL 60602-3134 
Job Function: Administration/Management 

 

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to
achieve and maintain optimal health and safety. With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and
federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its
mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health
promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.