Public Health Job Opportunities

County Extension Director (Shawnee County, KS)

Deadline: screening begins 7/20/15 and continues until filled

Shawnee County, the third most populated county in Kansas, is located approximately 60 miles west of Kansas City. It has a diversified urban, suburban, and rural population of nearly 179,000. There are five incorporated cities in Shawnee County – Auburn, Rossville, Silver Lake, Willard, and Topeka which is the county seat and state capital. Topeka, with a population over 127,000, is home to Washburn University, Gage Park, and Lake Shawnee.

The Shawnee County Extension Director serves as the administrative leader of the county’s extension programs and staff. The director is administratively responsible to the K-State Research and Extension Assistant Director for Field Operations and the County Extension Board.

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Ebola Readiness Planner

Deadline: until filled

East Central Health District in Georgia is seeking an Ebola Readiness Planner/Ebola Response Support Consultant/Epidemiologist I. The Ebola Readiness Planner (ERP) position is intended to assist local public health districts with the completion of requirements under the PHEP Ebola Supplemental Grant. The period of grant performance is 4/1/2015 to 9/30/2016. This position will assist in the development of Ebola specific response plans for use in the East Central Health District. Continue Reading…

Senior Epidemiologist

Deadline: June 25, 2015

Serves as the Senior Epidemiologist for the Kansas Trauma Program. Provides support and guidance to the Trauma Program Director and staff regarding scientific and epidemiologic issues to assist with program planning, evaluation, and establishing priorities, coordinating activities, and resource allocation. Develops relationships with hospital trauma registrars and other partners involved in trauma surveillance, and provides technical assistance to ensure timely, accurate, and appropriate reporting of trauma data. Continue Reading…

Infection Prevention & Control Coordinator

Deadline: June 23, 2015

The incumbent will provide preparedness assessment by developing a comprehensive screening process and tools to support CDC’s Ebola Readiness Tool. Conduct policy reviews, onsite assessments for facilities based on results of this tool. Prepare detailed report for KDHE on gaps in readiness. Conduct webinars and educational sessions to assist facilities as needed. Continue Reading…