Job Description and Duties

The Health Program Specialist (HPS) II provides the most complex and technical administrative work to support the operation of the Office of Refugee Health (ORH), including the areas of developing and implementing program policy and procedures, preparing budget change proposals, and monitoring and supporting funded grantees. Duties will include, but are not limited to, project planning and development, leadership and technical assistance, and program oversight and monitoring to statewide programs providing a broad range of the following services: health education; targeted health outreach for health care coordination and services; linkage for urgent conditions; continuity of health and mental health care; and insurance enrollment. Up to 5% travel may be required.

Desirable Qualifications
In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Experience with refugee populations in program planning and implementation of health and/or mental health service and/or education
Experience in program reporting, budget analysis, and collaboration with a broad range of governmental and non-governmental partners
Monitoring experience

Teleworking is available for this position, in accordance with the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Telework Policy and Procedures.


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About California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our Shared Vision
CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. We are dedicated to public service and passionate about our work and the people and communities we serve and protect.