Public Health Job Opportunities

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…

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…

Epidemiology Analyst (Ebola)

Deadline: until filled 

This Epidemiology Analyst will work with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Ebola efforts.

Through the collaborative efforts of the Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Acute Communicable Disease Control Program (ACDC), and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Ebola Surveillance project, the purpose of the program is to improve surveillance for, and response to, Ebola and other public health threats by: 1) strengthening epidemiologic capacity; 2) updating plans and enhancing response capabilities; 3) improving database systems; 4) developing and implementing Ebola prevention and control strategies; and 5) enhancing DPH collaboration with internal and external partners. Continue Reading…

Global Health Fellowship in Nicaragua

Deadline: May 22, for July 17-August 14 trip 

Aspire Global Health´s Institute of Continuing Education invites you to participate in this year’s Global Health Fellowship in Esteli, Nicaragua. This is the same organization COPH students worked with during Spring Break 2015, and had a wonderful experience! Continue Reading…

National Minority AIDS Coalition Internship

Deadline: 3/6/15

Internship with NMAC and NIH.

The interns will assist with project and meeting planning,  co-facilitation,  coordination of webinars,  development of workshop curricula,  collaboration with other NMAC departments and special projects to include USCA,  research and literature reviews,  proposal writing assistance,  marketing and social media engagement. Continue Reading…