Public Health Job Opportunities

Emergency Response Coordinator

Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD) is seeking a full-time Emergency Response Coordinator to join our dynamic team.

In this position, the Emergency Response Coordinator will be responsible for developing, updating, training, and exercising a comprehensive public health Emergency Response Plan for Three Rivers Public Health Department’s three counties (Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties). Additionally, this position will assure that the 3RPHD staff and partner organizations are appropriately trained and are knowledgeable about biological, chemical, infectious, and communicable diseases associated with terrorism, disease outbreaks, or other events. Ensure rapid and effective public health response to public health emergencies.

This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships with the health jurisdiction. The Emergency Response Coordinator works collaboratively with others to coordinate plans with various response agencies, volunteer organizations, business, and private industries.

3RPHD Offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a work environment that is terrific. Please read below to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Continue reading “Emergency Response Coordinator”

ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program–application now open

Deadline: 2/20/19

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health is pleased to offer recent graduates from Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited, ASPPH member schools and programs of public health an exciting opportunity to gain environmental health experience at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship ProgramThe deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Eastern, February 20, 2019. Continue reading “ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program–application now open”

Community Advocate

WellCare is seeking a Community Advocate for the Mid-NE counties area (Dawson, Buffalo, Hall counties).

Job Summary: Cultivates relationships with community based organizations, advocacy and civic/community leaders throughout an assigned area or state. Researches social safety net providers (community based and other) in order to populate and update “My Family Navigator,” a database of regional social safety net programs and services, and identify creative gap-fill strategies and fundraising opportunities with state and regional leadership as dictated by available social safety net and public health statistics. Continue reading “Community Advocate”

Director of Public Health

The Taney County Health Department seeks a full-time, exempt, Director of Public Health.  Serving residents and nearly six million visitors annually, the Taney County Health Department (TCHD) proudly serves Taney County, including the Branson area, through a variety of health, wellness, and safety programs.  Creating opportunities for healthy lives within our community, TCHD first opened its doors in 1961 and is governed by an elected five-member board.   Valuing learning and quality improvement, TCHD is an accredited LPHA through the Missouri Institute of Community Health (MICH) and was among the first 76 health departments in the nation to become nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board. Continue reading “Director of Public Health”

Public Health Data Coordinator

The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Public Health Data Coordinator for the Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program. This position works as part of a collaborative team and provides facilitative leadership in the design and implementation of the chronic disease performance measures monitoring system and epidemiology activities to track progress and outcomes for the program.

The primary purpose of this position is to monitor the distribution, patterns, and trends of chronic diseases and their health risk factors/behaviors as well as to compile, analyze, and report data related to the burden of these risk factors/behaviors and chronic diseases.  Continue reading “Public Health Data Coordinator”