There is a part time (~10hrs/wk) Research Assistant position available with the Dept of Pathology and Microbiology. The work can be done remotely if needed. See the description below, and if you are interested, reach out directly to Dr. Geary.
Month: August 2020
Public Health Solutions in Crete, NE is seeking to fill two Epi positions. Description is in the document below, or you can view online here. Online link will also take you to the application options.
Three Rivers Public Health Department in Fremont, NE is seeking to fill several positions. Two are full time positions: Public Health Disease Investigator and Public Health Data Analyst.
The Public Health Disease Investigator will assist the Disease Surveillance Coordinator in program development, routine surveillance, and other grant activities. The position provides additional capacity during outbreak investigations, special projects, and special studies. The purpose of the work is to assist the Disease Surveillance Coordinator in routine and outbreak investigations as well as assure the coordination and timely completion of grant activities. Click on the link to view the full job description and application instructions (deadline August 28th).
The Public Health Data Analyst will be responsible for designing and implementing the data systems needed to support regional decision-making and problem-solving, this position requires someone with the ability to analyze and present the data by making it understandable to health department staff, public officials and the general communities served. Click on the link to view the full job description and application instructions (deadline August 28th).
Additionally, the health department is seeking remote contractors to serve as public health disease investigators. This is a perfect opportunity for a student seeking to gain experience and support local public health COVID-19 response efforts. See document below for more information.
NEHII, the Nebraska Health Information Initiative is seeking a Sr Performance Measure Specialist.
The Senior Performance Measure Specialist is responsible for overseeing development of performance measures at NEHII. The position includes exploratory analysis, stakeholder facilitation, and coordination of measure testing, including the assessment, validation, and data management of measures. This role will ensure evidence-based, innovative quality and population-focused analysis and reporting on quality, risk, utilization, cost, and clinical measures through the use of, but not limited to, regulatory specifications, benchmarking, trending, opportunity analysis and predictive modeling. The position will work in a team environment to design, develop, and execute the transformation of data into an informed performance measurement plan.
PHI offers a broad array of career opportunities, in our administrative offices and through our many programs working in Oakland, across California and around the world. From administrative support to research scientist to IT professional, every position at the Public Health Institute helps contribute to building healthier, more equitable communities around the world.
On August 13th, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that Kaiser Permanente has committed $63 million in grant funding to the Public Health Institute (PHI) to strengthen and support California’s contact tracing efforts in clinical settings. PHI’s Tracing Health program, which has successfully deployed contact tracing teams in Oregon and Washington, will pivot to California, where they will embed teams into clinics based in high-need and targeted communities. PHI’s Tracing Health program will hire, train and deploy approximately 500 full-time, culturally and linguistically competent clinically based team members. Collectively, they will be able to contact up to 5,500 people per day….”..”
PHI is continuing to hire for contact tracers, supervisors, resource coordinators and scientific staff (data analysts, epidemiologists, and research supervisors) for the program.
View the PHI Employment page for positions related to these efforts in California, as well as positions around the nation and world.