Public Health Job Opportunities

Regional Epidemiologist

Position Summary & Responsibilities

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is looking for 5 regional epidemiologists to serve as an epidemiological resource for local health departments in one of six regions in Kansas. The ideal candidates should have epidemiology or communicable disease experience. These regional epidemiologists must possess strong communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to develop strong collaborations with community partners. These epidemiologists will initiate, plan, and direct epidemiological studies, surveillance projects, and outbreak investigations. These positions will also prepare oral and written presentations describing the outcomes of epidemiologic investigations or surveillance findings and develop, analyze, and present information on health disparities and other community health issues. These epidemiologists will function as the coordinators and liaisons for disease surveillance, investigation, and control activities for infectious disease activities in their assigned region. These positions will be remote positions with frequent travel to assigned region.

Deadline: June 10, 2021


SH&E Advisor

Nutrien is seeking a Safety, Health & Environment Advisor for their Retail locations in the Northern Illinois, Nebraska and Iowa areas.

Advisor, SH&E Retail  – (US Home Office in Illinois, Wisconsin, or Iowa)

What you will do:

  • Support retail locations with safety, health, environmental, and DOT programs and training to ensure safe operations at our Retail facilities
  • Identify SH&E, OSHA, EPA, DOT, and DHS regulations applicable to materials and processes at facilities and assist in understanding EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations, standards and programs
  • Conduct company SH&E compliance audits
  • Prepare and lead training meetings and train-the-trainer sessions
  • Advise and support facilities during interaction with regulatory agencies
  • Keep apprised of federal, state and regional laws and regulations affecting facilities and maintain working relationships with regulatory agencies
  • Investigate incidents such as injuries, vehicle accidents, and property damage
  • Determine root cause of incidents and oversee preparation of corrective action plans for each incident
  • Ensure timely notification is made to regulatory agencies and company management for incidents
  • Monitor facilities for unsafe work practices and unsafe work conditions and support Near Miss Reporting at facilities
  • Support anhydrous ammonia facility Process Safety Management plans
  • Respond and coordinate spill response efforts
  • Evaluate and advise on operational practices at locations for environmental risk
  • Evaluate and advise on proposed acquisitions and divestitures for safety and environmental risk
  • Support facility and Division management on construction projects
  • Assure preparation, submittal and maintenance of RMP plans, SARA Tier II and Pesticide Production Reports
  • Assist facilities on waste management and disposal issues
  • Support facilities in implementing DOT and fleet safety programs such as driver qualification files and defensive driving training

Public Health Educator Positions w/Cherokee Nation

Job Summary

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and organizes health promotion programs for group and community needs.

Job Duties

Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Assesses community needs for health education and health promotion.

Obtains health-related data about social and cultural environments, growth and development factors, needs and interests. Employs or develops appropriate data-gathering information. Applies survey techniques to acquire health data. Investigates physical, social, emotional and intellectual factors influencing health behaviors. Infers needs for health education on the basis of obtained data. Determines priority areas of needs for health promotion program development. Submits required program reports and maintains records.

Plans and conducts effective health education and health promotion programs for community.

Recruits community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in program planning. Communicates need for the program to those whose cooperation will be essential. Seeks ideas and opinions of those that will affect or be affected by the program. Develops a logical scope and sequence plan for a health education program. Formulates appropriate and measurable program objectives. Designs educational programs consistent with specified program objectives. Selects strategies best suited to implementation of health promotion programs in a given setting. Formulates a wide range of educational techniques and methods. Determines the availability of information, personnel, time and equipment needed to implement the program for a given audience. Assesses the relevance of existing program objectives to current needs.

2 Full Time Positions w/Three Rivers Public Health Department

The Three Rivers Public Health Department in Fremont, NE (just outside of Omaha) is seeking a full time Health Educator and a full time Public Health Disease Investigator.

View the full job descriptions in the documents below, and email Terra Uhing, Executive Director if interested (contact info in the documents).

Program Manager

The National Hemophilia Foundation Nebraska Chapter is seeking a Program Manager.

About The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy, and research. Learn more at Hemophilia.org!

About the Role

NHF Nebraska is looking for a Program Manager to join our team! Under the direction of the executive director, the program manager develops, implements, and facilitates the chapter’s education & community programs. Programs include, but are not limited to, Educational Dinners, Family Camp, teen programming, the UNITE for Bleeding Disorders Walk, Annual Education Weekend, New Parent Information Groups and Advocacy Trainings.

The program manager must have the ability to self-motivate and project manage multiple projects at once. We are looking for someone with high energy to mobilize our community and volunteers towards the work of the chapter. Nights and weekends for chapter events will be required.

The program manager will also lead evaluation efforts, volunteer management, as well as budgeting and reporting as it relates to these programs and events. He/She/They must also have the ability to develop strong caring and professional relationships with constituents of The Nebraska Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation and will also demonstrate behaviors that support NHF’s commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and safe workplace as well as a commitment to NHF’s standards of behaviors of Accountability, Collaboration, Service & Support.

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