Public Health Director resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated, well diverse public health servant with over 12 years of experience in upstream public health strategies to decrease health disparities. Organized Healthcare Administrator with outstanding record of communicating with members of staff to provide administrative needs and requirements. Conducted meetings with staff concerning budgets, program management and compliance. Consistently achieved outstanding ratings for quality care and community presence.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. - 10+ years
  • Supervisory skills - 10+ years
  • Excellent research, writing, and presentation skills - 10+ years
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand. - 10+ years
  • Facilitation - 10+ years
  • Mentoring - 10+ years
  • Analyzing & Interpreting Research - 9 years
  • Healthcare Regulations- 10+ years
  • Electronic Health Records Systems- 10+ years
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable- 10+ years
  • Healthcare Administration- 10+ years
Work History
Public Health Director, 08/2020 - 01/2023
Ashland Massachusetts Ashland, MA,
  • Plans, organizes and utilizes agency staff to meet program needs
  • Work collaboratively to meet the community health needs of the County residents
  • Prioritize program services in the context of agency resources, statutory obligation, and internal capacity
  • Actively participates in Public Health emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities as required by state statue
  • Assist in developing County emergency plan
  • Promote positive community awareness regarding the services available
  • Educate and teach employees, community organizations about health laws, core public health services, department and program strategies, and health disparities
  • Supervise program to ensure quality of care and agency standards
  • Ensures community and coordination with other neighboring public health agencies and health care facilities, especially for delivery of regional services
  • Complies with federal, state and local requirements that govern nursing care, core public health services, and case management practices
  • Interprets state and federal orders and guidance
  • Issues public health orders as need to prevent spread of communicable disease
  • Serves as County Health Officer and reports to the Board of Health/Board of Fremont County Commissioners as often as necessary
  • Updates agency policies and procedures as needed
  • Prepares and monitors department and program budget and assures compliance within the budgetary guidelines
  • Attends meetings and educational programs at the local and state level
  • Serves at the Incident Commander during emergency and recovery phases of incidents related to public health
  • Manages the investigation and inspection into matters affecting public health; manages controls of epidemics; manages infectious, communicable, and other diseases and conditions affecting public health
  • Establish and maintains a cooperative relationship with the State Department of Health and its various disciplines (laboratory, epidemiology, maternal and child health, etc.)
  • Create and introduce health laws at the state and federal level
  • Acts as consultant for other County departments
  • Implement and oversee all COVID duties that are outlined by Colorado State Statute.
Program Manager, 02/2011 - 06/2020
La Jolla Logic San Diego, CA,
  • Coordinates the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the strategic plan for county health region
  • Develops goals, objectives, and outcomes for performance management policies, practices, and systems
  • Coordinates the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of county wide health improvement plans, systems, and initiatives
  • Participates in efforts to identify tools and strategies aimed at improving health outcomes
  • Identifies and communicates needed areas of change and alternative solutions as necessary to advance the strategic performance initiatives related to county health priorities
  • Leads and develops teams as needed
  • Advises and assists leadership in identifying priorities, establishing goals, objectives, and outcomes, and providing feedback to guide decision-making and resource allocation
  • Serves as a consultant and subject matter expert concerning the strategic planning and performance management
  • Coordinates and participates in data gathering and analysis for the purposes of health improvement
  • Ensures alignment of initiatives with state and federal entities as necessary
  • Interacts with and provides technical assistance to internal customers (such as state and county health department leadership and staff) as well as external stakeholders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in Oklahoma
  • Facilitates meeting and reporting schedules for the development, implementation, and evaluation of health improvement plans, systems, and initiatives
  • Develops and sustains strategic partnerships to leverage resources
  • Supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior
  • Assist with the development of articles for publication on position achievements
  • Grassroot advocacy during legislative session on health policies and bill.
Substance Abuse Counselor, 05/2009 - 01/2011
Massachusetts General Hospital Waltham, MA,
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to community services and resource agencies
  • Provided counseling and supportive group discussions to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions
  • Mediated conflicts within families to clarify and resolve underlying issues
  • Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment
  • Presented case history material to review and discussion with other staff members
  • Supervised/overseen in-patient treatment plans and counselors providing treatment.
Ph.D.: Healthcare Administration, Expected in 01/2025
Northcentral University - Alameda, CA,
MBA: Healthcare Administration, Expected in 02/2020
Northcentral University - Alameda, CA,
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 07/2009
Oklahoma Panhandle State University - Goodwell, OK,
Associate of Arts: Arts, Expected in 05/2006
Cloud County Community College - Concordia, KS,

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School Attended

  • Northcentral University
  • Northcentral University
  • Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • Cloud County Community College

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  • Public Health Director
  • Program Manager
  • Substance Abuse Counselor


  • Ph.D.
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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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