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Public Health Director

The Cedar County Board of Health is seeking a Director to provide leadership, direction, and management of operations, compliance and finances for the Cedar County Public Health Department, which includes public health programs and a Medicare-certified home health agency.

Duties and responsibilities of the Director include: develop and maintain an effective relationship with the Board of Health; lead development of short and long term strategic plans, implement Board policies, ensure compliance with department policies and state and federal code; secure financial support for programs and services through local, state and federal funding sources; ensure the financial well-being of the department through oversight and management of the annual budget; establish and maintain administrative, fiscal, and operational systems; oversee the marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs and services; ensure compliance with all federal, state and local requirements; attract, retain, manage and develop a high quality staff.

Bachelor's degree in a health-related profession required, BSN preferred. Master’s degree in public health or nursing encouraged. Five years of home health and/or public health management required. Strong management skills, including program planning, budgeting, grant administration, and human resource management. Exceptional communication and presentation skills, decision making, problem solving, time management and organization.

More Information

Application for Employment and Release Authorization

Return to: Cedar County Public Health, Attn: Colleen Boyer-Kauffman, Office Manager at 400 Cedar Street Tipton, IA 52772 | cboyer-kauffman@cedarcounty.org