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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Healthcare Facilities Surveyor Consultant–Lincoln East

Deadline: 6/30/15

State of Nebraska / DHHS

Healthcare Facilities Surveyor Consultant – Lincoln East, Position #25255311

Nebraska State Office Building / Lincoln

Description

The Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, is looking for a Facilities Surveyor/ Consultant to join our team. We are looking for someone who has the ability to make complex decisions, communicates effectively and demonstrates professional composure. The successful candidate will have a high personal standard of integrity, display a constant commitment to excellence and share in our mission of “Helping People Live Better Lives.” Continue Reading…

Environmental Health Scientist III

Deadline: 7/6/15

State of Nebraska / DHHS

Environmental Health Scientist III, Position #25247243

Grand Island, NE

 

Description

The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking an Environmental Health Scientist III to represent the Department on environmental health matters. The successful candidate will have strong communication and time management skills. We are looking for someone who has a constant commitment to excellence, a high personal standard of integrity and the ability to build relationships. Continue Reading…

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…