Public Health Job Opportunities

Disaster Internships with American Red Cross – NE/KS/SW Iowa Region

Deadline: until filled

The Nebraska/Kansas/SW Iowa Region of the American Red Cross’s Disaster Services has four paid internship opportunities within the NE/KS/SW Iowa Region starting January 2016. Two of the positions will be located in Omaha/Lincoln and two in Topeka. The interns will support preparedness and workforce engagement activities for the entire region with a focus on chapter capacity building. The hourly rate will be $12.00, 20 hours a week with a maximum length of internship of five months. For additional information or to apply, please click on the link below.

Omaha/Lincoln location: Job Posting

Global Health Fellows Program

Deadline: 9/11/15

Global Health Fellows Program

Technical Advisor I/II: Public Health and Humanitarian Assistance Advisor

Technical Assistance Group, Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development 

Location: Washington, DC

Assignment: Two year fellowship Continue reading “Global Health Fellows Program”

Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator

Deadline: July 20, 2015

UNL is seeking an Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator to design, implement, integrate, and administrator complex statewide epidemiology surveillance systems and/or design, develop, implement, and conduct complex epidemiological studies involving chronic or acute diseases, infections, or injuries. Provide epidemiological leadership and direction in preparation for all response to disease and/or infection outbreaks. Coordinates with state medical epidemiologists in the investigation of threats of bioterrorism and outbreaks. Continue reading “Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator”

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 “Ebola Readiness Planner”

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”