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Job Title: MCH Programs Director
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Organization: Indiana State Department of Health
Posted: 4/26/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Indianapolis,  IN    USA
Compensation: 47,476.00
Position Description: The Indiana State Department of Health is currently seeking a MCH Programs Director. The MCH Programs Director is responsible for overseeing management and program activities of women, children, and adolescent programs within the MCH division. This includes directly supervising the staff of all women, children, and adolescent programs in their operations and daily activities. The Director of Women, Children, and Adolescent Health will provide supervision and direction to consultants for maternal, infant, child, and adolescent health and for women ages 14-44. This position will effectively develop and recommend policies and procedures for the operation of the division, and facilitate collaborative partners within and outside the division and agency to further develop a statewide infrastructure to promote, protect, and provide for the health of women and children, which supports Indiana's economic prosperity. This director will provide guidance in the development of the State Title V priorities and performance measures. As direct supervisor of all women, children, and adolescent programs, this director will lead, mentor, and evaluate these supervisors and employees through the performance appraisal system to adequately meet or exceed expectations of the division director and other staff.

Responsibilities: • Direct supervision, leadership and mentorship of all women, children, and adolescent programs. • Ensuring all women, children, and adolescent programs successfully completes required sections of the annual federal Title V grant application/report • Participating in review of local grant applications submitted to MCH to ensure that grant awards are made in accordance with established MCH and ISDH priorities • Monitoring/evaluating funded programs for effectiveness, efficiency, and program integrity • Reviewing/approving personnel actions affecting reporting staff • Establishing priorities and deadlines for accomplishing goals consistent with Division goals and mission • Developing cooperative relationships with organizations, agencies, community groups and associations that MCH activities impact. • Representing MCH and ISDH on interagency and professional committees, councils and task forces and attending all required conferences/workshops/trainings. • Participating in the solicitation of additional grant funding opportunities to diversity and supplement MCH's funding stream. Preferred Experience: • Masters Degree in Health Administration, Public Health, or related field • Thorough knowledge of maternal and child health issues, and the health status of mothers and children, both nationally and statewide • Extensive knowledge of the core functions of public health as they relate to the MCH Division • Advanced knowledge of federal, state, and local funding requirements and grant responsibilities • Ability to develop policies and procedures related to emerging issues in public health that affect the MCH Division and local MCH clinics • Broad ability to plan, research, and initiate effective solutions to management problems • Extensive knowledge of health planning procedures and administrative/management techniques • Basic understanding of epidemiology, data analysis, and HIPAA requirements. • Advanced ability to exercise extensive judgement and flexibility to adapt to ISDH administrative goals, procedures, and mission. • Broad ability to coordinate and maintain effective working relationships. Benefits: The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes: • Medical / Dental / Vision plans • Health Savings Account available - with Employer Contribution • Prescription Coverage • Incentive-based Wellness Program • Employee Assistance Program • Employer-funded Retirement Plan • Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Match • Flexible Spending Account • Work/life balance: 24 Paid Days Off and 12 Holidays, per year • Group Life Insurance • Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Closing Date: 7/26/2017
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Contact Name: Caitlin Floyd,  MCH Programs Director
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