CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

5F23
HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR IV

Specialties
( Disease Control ) (Health Center Services )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is public health administrative work directing the implementation, operation and evaluation of health services delivered by a multi-disciplinary staff in the City's health care centers and their related contracted facilities or directing, through subordinate medical, administrative, paramedical, technical and support personnel, the identification of communicable and non-communicable diseases and the development and implementation of disease control programs on a city-wide basis. In the Health Center Services specialty the employee directs and supervises a staff of professional, technical and administrative employees and has controlling responsibility for the operational aspects of multiple public health programs in the health care centers. Significant aspects of the work include planning, organizing, and directing health service district operations, contributing to health service priorities, assessing staffing needs, performing on-going analyses of operations to ensure that the needs of the community are met, and conferring with health center community boards, professional groups, neighborhood organizations, hospitals, and managed care organizations to ensure the effective delivery of services. In the Disease Control specialty the employee is responsible for directing and coordinating disease surveillance, tracking and controlling activities, determining public health policies and providing advisory services to the medical community in the area of disease control. Contact with medical professionals, representatives of community organizations, and hospital and health agency officials and preparation of proposals to secure grant monies are important aspects of the work. Work is performed under the direction of a medical or executive superior.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

HEALTH CENTER SERVICES SPECIALTY

DISEASE CONTROL SPECIALTY


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 12/00.)

FEEDER CLASSES:

HEALTH CENTER SERVICES SPECIALTY


PAY RANGE: EP29
Class Established:

CSC: 8/92, Ad Board: 9/92

Spec. Revision:
CSC: 9/00, Ad Board: 12/00

SK/sb


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5F23