Job Opportunity

Health Officer
Sonoma County

Date Posted:

Jan. 24, 2014


$13,888 – $16,879/Month


Sonoma County is seeking a skilled and dynamic physician who is passionate about community health improvement as its next Health Officer. Recognized for its commitment to innovation and collaboration, the County of Sonoma strives to be the healthiest county in California. The Health Officer plays a key leadership role in bringing this vision to reality. The Health Officer is a County Officer appointed by the Board of Supervisors and reports to the Director of Health Services for administrative direction.

The Health Officer develops medical protocols for the Department of Health Services; serves as an advisor to elected and appointed officials, members of the medical community, and the public; and plays an integral role in the development of reports on the health status of the community. The position is responsible for ensuring medical oversight and enforcement of public health laws, regulations, and ordinances across the jurisdiction, and in the nine (9) cities in Sonoma County.


Education & Experience: Graduation from an accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine degree and a minimum of three years of responsible work in a public health service that included both clinical and managerial experience. Training in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is desirable. Additionally, possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health from an accredited school must be achieved within three years of appointment.

License/Certification: Possession of a valid Physician’s and Surgeon’s Certificate issued by the State of California.

How to Apply:

Visit to view the complete position details and to apply online, or call Human Resources at (707) 565-2331.  EOE

Filing Deadline:

Friday, February 28, 2014

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