Program Coordinator-Information Technology-24243704IT

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County of San Diego

The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for

– Health & Human Services – Information Technology Division – 

Interviews will take place on May 30, 2024. Job offers for selected candidates will be made on June 7, 2024.


The Program Coordinator is a professional management level classification.  Incumbents provide administrative, analytical, planning, and management support for programs, projects, and facilities where substantive administrative, policy, and/or technical issues require specialized analysis, recommendation, and implementation.

Program Coordinator positions are allocated to various departments throughout the County of San Diego; this list may be used by various departments.

The current vacancy is in the Information Technology (IT) Services division of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). Information Technology Services is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to provide support for health information systemsas the Electronic Health Record (EHR) IT Coordinator. The future incumbent will report to the EHRInformation Technology Principal and will play a vital role in implementing, operating, and integrating health information systems that serve a large complex system providing physical and behavioral health services.

The primary goal of HHSA’sElectronic Health Record team is to maximize patient safety, clinical opportunities, security of health information; to identify and fill gaps in careby implementing and enhancing health information systems; and to optimize business processes. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) IT Coordinator does so by:

  • Facilitating adoption of health information systems.
  • Leading business process changes needed for health serviceoptimization.
  • Participating in cross-functional efforts dedicated to this initiative.
  • Keeping abreast of technological and regulatory changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Click here to review the complete job description including examples of qualifying education/ experience, duties, knowledge, skills and abilities, etc.


The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below.

  • Job Offer and Background Process begins June 7, 2024. Note: Current County employees may be excluded from additional background screening.
  • Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.
  • Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of medical screening or other mutually agreed upon date.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency, AND, four (4) years of professional experience performing analysis, budget management, program administration, engineering, or closely related work in a program performing planning and analysis; OR a combination of education and/or experience as stated above.
The Department of Human Resources removes personally identifiable information from all recruitments.  This practice, called Blind Applicant Screening, hides a candidate’s personal information that could influence or bias a hiring decision. Personal information includes name, phone number, address, gender, age and race. This process helps contribute to a fair and equitable selection process leading to a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview.  Be sure to include your experience in meeting the minimum requirements in both the Work Experience section and the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the Application.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application Work History and/or supplemental questionnaire.

If you are not selected for this interview process, you may have the opportunity to compete for future vacancies.

Qualified applicants will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications.  Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

As an employer of over 19,000 employees, the County of San Diego is an organization committed to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. We recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by our veterans and value the unique expertise and leadership qualities they bring to our workforce. We strive to provide veterans with the resources and tools necessary to maximize their employment opportunities, and to assist veterans with their transition into civilian life by applying the valuable skills, knowledge and training acquired in service to positions and career paths at all levels within our large organization. Click on the resource links below to learn more about how the County of San Diego supports its veterans.

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