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ABOLISHED 10/23/2014 PER PAY LETTER 15-07 - Medical Director, Medical Board of California, CEA (7795)

ABOLISHED 10/23/2014 PER PAY LETTER 15-07 - Medical Director, Medical Board of California, CEA

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: SN20
  • Class Code: 7795
  • Established: 05/26/2000*
  • Revised: --
  • Title Changed: --
  • CEA Established: 05/26/2000*


Under administrative direction of the Executive Officer, Medical Board of California, acts as the Board's and its Divisions' medical director and is responsible for advising and assisting the Board and its Executive Officer in the formulation, implementation, and administration of medical policies and standards and directs their application; manages the Office of the Medical Director, Medical Board of California; represents the Executive Officer with governmental agencies and other groups on medical issues; and does other related work.

Typical Tasks

Ensures that the Board's basic goals and missions are achieved through medical policy, development, implementation, and enforcement; assures that policy is implemented uniformly; advises and consults with the Executive Officer and the Board concerning issues of significant policy impact and/or sensitivity; represents the Executive Office and Board in contacts with the Legislature, the Governor's Office, and various public and private entities and is directly responsible for directing the Office of the Medical Director, Medical Board of California.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the Medical Board of California or the California Board of Osteopathic Examiners. (Applicants who are in the process of securing approval of their qualifications by the Medical Board or the Board of Osteopathic Examiners will be admitted to the examination, but the Board to which application is made must determine that all legal requirements have been met before candidates will be eligible for appointment.) and Broad and extensive administrative experience (over five years) in position(s) responsible for directing a major program involving wide and varied health services which has included substantial responsibility for a combination of management functions such as program planning, policy formulation, organization, and coordination. (Successful completion of one year of graduate study toward a Master's Degree in Medicine or Public Health or its equivalent in a recognized school of medicine or public health may be substituted for one year of the required experience.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Principles and practices of general medicine and health administration; current programs, problems, and trends in medicine and health-care delivery systems; comprehensive health planning; principles, aims, methods, and trends of contemporary medical education; operating policies, standards, and functions of the Medical Board of California; State, Federal, and local medical and public health programs and professional groups in the field of medicine; principles and practices of public administration including fiscal, personnel management, and supervision.


Ability to: Provide leadership and guidance in establishing and maintaining effective interdisciplinary relationships in the solution of problems and the achievement of Board goals; adapt to the responsibilities and demands of the management role in a medical policy and regulatory environment; provide guidance to the Board and the Legislature to assure the State is providing optimum health services; identify and assess research needs and resources within the Board and provide leadership in these research programs; represent the Board on committees and in activities related to other health- care organizations, agencies, and advisory groups; communicate effectively; analyze situations accurately and take effective action.

Special Personal Characteristics

Demonstrated administrative ability; willingness to travel; tact; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others; integrity; initiative; good judgment; dependability; courtesy; and high professional ethics.


* This was approved under the normal CEA process.

  Updated: 10/11/2017
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