March 12, 2024

Open Competitive Opportunity

Your Specific Responsibilities:

This position is within the Department’s Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight as the Operations and Management Consultant Manager, and is instrumental in establishing, managing, implementing, and evaluating a statewide mobile integrated Health (MIH) and Community Paramedicine (CP). This program is pivotal in utilizing biostatistical data to develop and promote evidence-based public health intervention strategies, fostering the growth of MIH/CP programs.

In this role, you will be responsible for the comprehensive oversight of the MIH/CP Section, ensuring all operations including consulting, planning, monitoring, budgeting, and coordination of program activities are in compliance with Florida Statutes and grant funding requirements. You will also be directly involved in the development and analysis of the MIH/CP Section’s needs, facilitating the creation of partnerships with internal offices and bureaus and external agencies and community partners to advance public health interventions.

This position’s leadership will extend to supervising field operations, managing relationships with internal and external partners across the state, and directing activities to meet grant requirements and strategic planning initiatives. This position will also be tasked with establishing processes to assess population needs and connecting local partners to national, statewide, and community resources. As the Policy Coordinator for the MIH/CP Section, you will oversee legislative, rule, and policy development and implementation, ensuring all program-related legislation, rules, policies, and procedures are effectively in place. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the development, analysis, implementation, and monitoring of the program’s annual operating budget, as well as identifying additional funding sources to support ongoing programmatic efforts. Strategic planning and program evaluation skills will be crucial in establishing and monitoring strategic goals for the MIH/CP Section and demonstrating program effectiveness and community impact.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The MIH/CP Coordinator will be at the department’s center of developing and implementing MIH and CP programs, acting as a vital bridge between the Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight and various other offices and bureaus. This position is about fostering meaningful collaborations that enhance community health outcomes across Florida. The Department is seeking a candidate with program knowledge, experience, and abilities, including:

  • Strategic Planning Skills: Expertise in developing operational enhancement strategies, adept in data analysis, and proficient in utilizing business management software.
  • Leadership and Communication: Exceptional leadership and communication skills are critical for engaging with stakeholders and guiding teams effectively.
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities are required to tackle complex operational issues and foster ongoing program enhancements.
  • Budgeting and Financial Management: Proficiency in budget creation and fiscal oversight is necessary, including resource management and the pursuit of additional funding sources.
  • Policy and Legislative Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the legislative process, policy formulation, and execution is vital, as well as the ability to manage the intricacies of state regulations and grant stipulations.
  • Supervisory Skills: Proven ability to oversee and direct staff, manage departmental functions, and ensure team alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Biostatistical Analysis: Knowledge of biostatistical methods is crucial for developing evidence-based public health interventions and analyzing health data to inform strategic decisions.
  • Program Development: Ability to design, implement, and evaluate health intervention programs, with a focus on mobile integrated health and community paramedicine.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Skills in building and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including government agencies, community partners, and healthcare providers.
  • Grant Management: Experience with grant writing, compliance, and reporting, as well as understanding the financial and operational aspects of grant-funded projects.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Familiarity with healthcare regulations and the ability to ensure that programs adhere to all legal and ethical standards.
  • Cultural Competency: Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse populations, with the ability to tailor health programs to meet the needs of various communities.
  • Continuous Improvement: Commitment to continuous improvement and the ability to lead change management initiatives within the organization.


Preferred Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience working in the Florida Department of Health or in a program management role or in a local MIH/CP program with integrations with the Department
  • A minimum of 5 years in operations consultancy, preferably in MIH/CP or EMS, with a documented history of spearheading optimization projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Florida Certified Paramedic or Registered Nurse
  • Master’s degree preferred

Travel Time: 25-50%

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. sion:
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Values:
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.
R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.
E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

4042 Baldy Cypress Way Tallahassee, FL, 32399
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  1. Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  2. Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  3. State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  4. Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click;
  5. Flexible Spending Accounts;
  6. Tuition waivers;
  7. And more!

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Please be advised:

 Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form 1-9 and that information will be verified using the E­ Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department’s VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

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