Public Health Job Opportunities

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”

Health Surveillance Analyst

Deadline: until filled

– Department: CDC Grant For Biopreparedness
– Location: Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Full Time

Assist in the creation of a Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) validation program including interpretation of data and participate in the state HAI Advisory Committee. Update and maintain the HAI section of the Epidemiology Unit webpage. Continue reading “Health Surveillance Analyst”

Disease Investigator

Deadline: 5/29/15

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Disease Investigator. Under the direction of the Health Director, or designee, the incumbent assists in the investigation and follow-up of suspected and confirmed cases of communicable diseases and other physiologic conditions. Provides education to infected individuals regarding prevention and control and assists in the implementation of appropriate disease prevention strategies. Continue reading “Disease Investigator”

Public Health Nurse

Deadline: 5/28/15

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Public Health Nurse. Under the direction of the assigned Supervisor, or designee, provide Public Health Nursing (PHN) services in a variety of community, office, and clinic locations as assigned by supervisor. PHN services are directed at assessing individual and community health status, identifying current or potential health risks and conditions, planning and implementing appropriate individual or community level interventions to improve health status and to control and prevent illness. The incumbent performs duties in strict adherence to established policies, procedures, and regulations. Continue reading “Public Health Nurse”