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Pennsylvania Department of Health seeks a Public Health Physican (Chief Medical Officer)
Health Administration and Policy, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Harrisburg, PA
UMBCworks ID# 9217767

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is seeking a Physician to serve as the Chief Medical Officer for the Office of Public Health Preparedness.

Serve as medical advisor to the Director of Public Health Preparedness on all matters concerning Health and Health care. Work with the Director of Public Health Preparedness to prepare and implement policies, plans and programs to protect the health of the Commonwealth against threats of bioterrorism and other public health and medical consequences of disasters and emergencies

Prepare or review Department policy in particular areas of health or health care. For example, this can be in areas where there is public concern or controversy in new and emerging fields of medical science or where there is a need for change to the medical services related to public health preparedness and response

Coordinate educational, informational and other programs for the promotion of all hazards preparedness, public health, provider safety, and related medical issues in the Commonwealth and serve as the primary advocate for these programs

Consult with experts in the Commonwealth and other states concerning medical research, innovation and development, which relate to programs and issues of importance to the Department and the Commonwealth relevant to public health preparedness and response

Starting Salary is $99,463 with an Excellent Benefits Package

APPLY: Apply by going to the PA State Civil Service Commission's website at www.state.pa.us. Application materials can be found on this website for the Public Health Physican. Job code is #34461.

Possession of a Pennsylvania Medical License issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, or the Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine; or eligibility for such licensure. Candidates must obtain the required license prior to beginning employment.

Graduation with a degree of doctor of medicine or osteopathy from a medical school approved or recognized by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, or the Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and completion of an approved U.S. residency training program; and two years of professional medical experience, including one year in a public health setting.


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