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Date:  Apr 30, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  3012

Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Office:  Health Care Regulation

Division: Long Term Care

Posting ID: 41-21-0286

Posted: 4/30/2021-5/31/2021
Salary:  $7,500-$9,166/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Exempt under 4d(1), (2), (3), or (6) Gubernatorial (Management Bill) 000 


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The Illinois Department of Public Health is looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to serve as the Bureau Chief of Long Term Care in the Office of Health Care Regulation to perform a full range of highly responsible administrative functions for the Bureau.  Serves as policy-making official for Long Term Care, developing and implementing policies impacting the Long Term Care programs.  Speaks on behalf of the Director and Deputy Director regarding Long Term Care issues.  Plans, organizes, executes and monitors the on-going operations of the Division of Field Operations, Quality Assurance and Assisted Living.  Supervises subordinate staff.

Job Responsibilities

25%  1.Serves as policy-making official for the Long Term Care Bureau; Interprets, reviews, organizes and directs the formulation and implementation of department policy, rules and regulations for the Bureau of Long Term Care; reviews and evaluates technical and professional data in ordr to determine need for policy revisions and modificaitons within the Bureau; Interprets State and Federal rules and regulations to officials of other State agencies, Department staff and to the public.  Consults with the Deputy Director on Bureau activities and their relation to Department operations.  Develops program position papers in reponse to proposed legislation.


20%  2. Speaks on behalf of the Director and Deputy Director regarding Long Term Care issues.  Prepares and develops confidential policy statements for the Director of Public Health and for the Deputy Director of the Office of Health Care Regulation. Interprets State and Department policies and procedures, rules, regulations as they relate to the Long Term Care Program to representatives of other departments and members of other public jurisdictions, etc.


15%  3.Serves as full line supervisor, assigns work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; counsels staff regarding work performance; reassigns staff to meet operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; adjusts first level grievances; effectively recommends and imposes discipline, up to and including discharge; prepares and signs performance evaluations; determines and recommends staffing needs.  Conducts interviews of prospective new employees and recommends applicants for hire.


15% 4. Plans for the efficacious utilization of Bureau resources incudig budget analysis, program development and public relations.  Develops and proposes the budget for the Bureau, including new initiatives and program deletions; prepares budget estimates and justificaitons for the Bureau and control of the expinditures of funds allocated.  Directs the development of spending and staffing plans; approves expenditures for activities in each of the Bureau's divisions.


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15% 5.  Coordinates and directs the programmatic efforts of the Division of Quality Assurance, Field Operations and Assisted Living, evaluates the on-going program operations providing necessary modificaitons as warranted in connection with State and Federal legislative mandates; reviews and evaluates technical and professional data in order to determine need for major policy revisions and modifications within the Bureau.


5%  6. Represents the Deputy Director of the Office of Health Care Regulation at Department functions and external activities.  Attends long term care advisory boards and council meetings.  Attends provider association conferences and meetings to inform of latest updates.  Represents the Department by attending conferences and participating in local, State and national organizations.


5%  7.  Perfroms other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college; requires prior experience equivalent to four years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of programs and service objectives, activities and operational systems of the Department of Public Health. Requires ability to exercise judgment and discretion in developing, implementing and interpreting department policies and procedures.
  • Requires ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Requires ability to multi-task and organize.
  • Requires knowledge or proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to travel and a valid Il drivers license.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056 
Job Function: Administration/Management 


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.