Public Health Job Opportunities

APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

Deadline: 9/4/18

The call for applications for the 2019 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is underway. This is the 10th year APHA is offering this fellowship, which previous fellows have described as an “amazing,” “phenomenal” and “life altering” experience. The fellowship provides a unique learning opportunity and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science.

Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be able to spend one year in Washington, D.C.  The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health.

Training for the fellowship will begin in January 2019 so you must be able to move to the Washington, D.C., area in January. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge of government and how the public policy process works. Continue reading “APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government”

Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator

East Central District Health Department/Good Neighbor Community Health Center is a Local Health Department and Federally Qualified Health Center serving central Nebraska.  We provide public health, WIC, comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care, along with pharmacy services at 2 locations in Platte and Dodge Counties serving a diverse and mostly underserved population of all ages.  We employ over 120 employees and we strive to improve the health and well-being of our community.

The Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Coordination and preparation of agency emergency response functions.
  • Collaboration with private, local, state, and federal emergency response partners.
  • Development and review of agency policies and procedures as they relate to public health emergency response.
  • Training and coordination of staff in accordance with the National Response Framework.
  • Agency participation in local, state, and regional response exercises and trainings.
  • The fulfillment of assigned contracts between the agency and its funder.
  • Maintaining budgets as stipulated by agency contracts

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Strategic Plan & State Health Improvement Plan Manager

Deadline: until filled

NE DHHS, Division of Public Health is seeking a Strategic Plan & State Health Improvement Plan Manager. Under administrative direction, administers one or more complex, multifaceted health programs including planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of all program components; directs the technical operations and activities necessary to support the program(s); coordinates services with other State, local and Federal agencies, health professionals, and service agencies; performs related work as assigned.  Continue reading “Strategic Plan & State Health Improvement Plan Manager”