Public Health Job Opportunities

Program Manager Health Systems

Description

The DHHS Public Health Division is seeking a motivated and self-driven professional to manage and implement evidence based practices in the State of Nebraska as a Health Systems Change Manager.

Location of position: 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68025

Work schedule: Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm

 

Examples of Work

Working with health systems or clinics serving disparate populations to assist them in implementing evidence based practices to increase cancer screening rates, and to increase hypertension control. This position is responsible for several key activities that integrate core components across funding sources: Health Systems Change, community clinical linkages, bi-directional referrals between community and primary care, and overseeing sub recipients receiving integrated funding awards. Will supervise staff working on core activities around community clinical linkages, and public health campaigns. Another essential responsibility will be collaborating with partners and bringing partners together to develop preventive screening pathways to care.

CODES Epidemiologist

The Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health division, is seeking a skilled, experienced Epidemiologist. This is a great opportunity to play a vital role in “Helping people live better lives!”

Location of position: 3rd Floor – NSOB in Lincoln

Work schedule: 8 am – 5pm

Examples of Work:

The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing of traffic injury and mortality surveillance, linking several complex data sets using specific case definitions and statistical analysis software to conduct studies involving all motor vehicle/traffic related morbidity and mortality. These data and studies are used by several internal and external partners to inform prevention efforts statewide as well as relied upon by federal entities such as National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and CDC to provide state level surveillance and inform traffic injury prevention activities.

Tobacco Data Analyst

Description

Utilize data in order to help lower the risk of tobacco-related illness and death for your fellow Nebraskans.

Location of position: Nebraska State Office Building Lincoln

Work schedule: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday

Examples of Work

Tobacco Free Nebraska is looking for a talented person to join our team. This person should be enthusiastic about all things data, surveillance, and evaluation in addition to wanting to help Nebraskans live better lives by reducing tobacco-related death and disease. A day in this position could include: Overseeing the design, implementation, and analysis of all tobacco-related surveys which may include contract management, generating sample sizes and designs, developing survey tools, and disseminating results. Conducting statistical analysis of tobacco related data including, but not limited to, hospital discharge data, vital statistics, smoking-attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs; statistical analysis of health survey data such as Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) data, Nebraska Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data. Providing technical assistance to local grantees and communities regarding tobacco-related data and evaluation as well as preparing tobacco-related data fact sheets, reports and publications. Working collaboratively with both internal and external partners such as Student Health And Risk Prevention (SHARP) surveillance system team, BRFSS user workgroup, Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), and the Evaluators’ Network. Creating and delivering presentations to partners both internal and external. Obtaining usable data; reviewing data; using data tools and surveys to ensure quality data is available to drive programmatic decisions. Developing and maintaining professional working relationships; overcoming business relationship hurdles as needed. Developing infographics, data reports, maps, and grant reports in a variety of formats to facilitate program outcomes for internal and external audiences. Presenting data effectively for a variety of audiences, including the use of data visualizations, common terms and summary findings. Writing reports on activities, surveillance and evaluation for grant reporting requirements. Occasional day travel and very infrequent overnight travel. Working closely with and providing data and evaluation support to an amazing team. Other duties as assigned. Overseeing the design, implementation, and analysis of all tobacco-related surveys which may include contract management, generating sample sizes and designs, developing survey tools, and disseminating results. Conducting statistical analysis of tobacco related data including, but not limited to, hospital discharge data, vital statistics, smoking-attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs; statistical analysis of health survey data such as Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) data, Nebraska Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data. Providing technical assistance to local grantees and communities regarding tobacco-related data and evaluation as well as preparing tobacco-related data fact sheets, reports and publications. Working collaboratively with both internal and external partners such as Student Health And Risk Prevention (SHARP) surveillance system team, BRFSS user workgroup, Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), and the Evaluators’ Network. Creating and delivering presentations to partners both internal and external. Obtaining usable data; reviewing data; using data tools and surveys to ensure quality data is available to drive programmatic decisions. Developing and maintaining professional working relationships; overcoming business relationship hurdles as needed. Developing infographics, data reports, maps, and grant reports in a variety of formats to facilitate program outcomes for internal and external audiences. Presenting data effectively for a variety of audiences, including the use of data visualizations, common terms and summary findings. Writing reports on activities, surveillance and evaluation for grant reporting requirements. Occasional day travel and very infrequent overnight travel. Working closely with and providing data and evaluation support to an amazing team. Other duties as assigned.

Three Rivers Public Health Department

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.