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


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 “Healthcare Facilities Surveyor Consultant–Lincoln East”

Environmental Health Scientist III

Deadline: 7/6/15

State of Nebraska / DHHS

Environmental Health Scientist III, Position #25247243

Grand Island, NE



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 “Environmental Health Scientist III”

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 “Infection Prevention & Control Coordinator”

Infection Prevention Senior Analyst

Deadline: until filled

– Department: CDC Grant For Biopreparedness
– Location: Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE – Full Time pr Part Time
– Between 8am and 5pm
Take the lead in creating an HAI reporting surveillance program based at Nebraska DHHS, participate in the ICAP (Infection Control and Prevention Program based at Nebraska Med) in the assessment and proposals to improve Ebola readiness and infection control quality at health care facilities in Nebraska, and to assist in the improvement of the state antibiotic susceptibility registry. Continue reading “Infection Prevention Senior Analyst”