Assistant Secretary of Public Health

Merritt Hawkins
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Jan 05, 2021
Jan 05, 2022
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Assistant Secretary of Public Health in Louisiana
StartDate: ASAP

The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking a qualified physician with proven leadership experience in public health initiatives to serve as its Assistant Secretary of Public Health. This is a wonderful opportunity that will allow the incoming physician to collaborate with the governor of Louisiana and other top public health officials to lead in directing emergency disaster operations, including hurricanes, COVID-19 responses, and other threats to the state.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Prestigious position at the state level
  • Communicate with the press and other media relations
  • Comprehensive state benefits available
  • Live and work in Baton Rouge
Community Information — Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana’s remarkable capital city, Baton Rouge, is an ideal place to call home. Filled with genuine Southern hospitality and endless opportunities for both adventure and relaxation, this welcoming city offers an ideal quality of life.
  • A lower cost of living than the national average
  • Exceptional public and private schools and home to Louisiana State University
  • Incredible cuisine and exciting arts and culture scene
  • A variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year
  • An outdoor lover’s paradise—enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, fishing, and much more
  • Convenient access to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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