Sacramento County has a budget of $6.41 billion, a staff of over 12,500 and is home to the CA State Capital and a 1.5 million population. The Department of Health Services includes Primary Health Services, Public Health Services, and Behavioral Health Services as well as responsibility for Juvenile Medical and Adult Correctional Services and oversight of the Medical Treatment budget units. The Department has a budget of about $795 million and 1,001 full-time employees.
The Director of Health Services plans, organizes, evaluates, and directs the operations and activities of the Department.
A detailed description of the County Government, Community, Position and Qualifications and contact information is available at: www.executivesearchneher.com
The County is seeking a dynamic individual with a broad background and experience in public, primary, and behavioral services as well as extensive health services experience with program planning and implementation, budgeting, contract negotiation and monitoring, development of comprehensive and collaborative service delivery systems, and supervision and management of staff.
Strategic management and leadership skills, a personable and approachable personality and management style, strong interpersonal and communications skills, and an ability to be self directed and results oriented are also important as is personal integrity and dedication to public service.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, health services, health administration, environmental health, public administration, social work, counseling, psychology, medicine, nursing or a closely related field is required. A graduate degree in one or more of these fields is preferred.