Manager of Health Policy and Planning

Firm: County of San Mateo (Public Health)
San Mateo, CA

Payment: Paid
Category: Community Development
Contact: Yvonne Alvidrez (111021) (Health Services Manager II - D033)
(650) 363-4343
Posted: Dec 28, 2021

San Mateo County Health is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Manager of Health Policy and Planning (Health Services Manager II). This high-level manager will plan, organize, direct, review and coordinate the functions of the staff of the Health Policy and Planning (HPP) team and perform related duties as assigned.

The Health Policy and Planning (HPP) Program leads San Mateo County Health's work to advance health and equity by using primary prevention and place-based strategies to create the conditions that enable all County of San Mateo residents to live healthy lives. The team uses its expertise in policy, planning, research, communications, and advocacy to advance policy and systems change in the following areas:

Fostering Healthy Places with transportation options, stable housing, good jobs, resilient communities, and sustainable food systems.
Nurturing Healthy Kids and Youth by advancing a healthy school community, restorative justice practices, strong wellness policies and healthy school meals.
Strengthening Community Healing through increased social connections, civic empowerment, advancing racial equity, and robust economic opportunities for all.