Public Health Job Opportunities

Senior Performance Measure Specialist

NEHII, the Nebraska Health Information Initiative is seeking a Sr Performance Measure Specialist.

Position Summary:

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.

Public Health Institute (PHI) Positions

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.

UNMC 2020-2021 FWS Positions

All Federal Work Study (FWS) positions for the 2020-21 Academic Year are now posted.

A few things to know:

  • You must be eligible for FWS, according to your 2020-21 FAFSA. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact UNMC Financial Aid.
  • If you are a current/returning UNMC student, you may begin working in a position any time.
  • If you are an incoming/Fall 2020 UNMC student, your first day of work cannot be before the first day of classes (August 24th).
  • For more information about FWS, click here.
  • Reach out to the contact person for positions you are interested in, and they will provide any special application instructions.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact Brenda Nickol with COPH Career Services.

View available FWS positions at UNMC here.

Part time PhD GA Position

Nebraska Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (NGWEP) is hiring a half-time PhD level GA for our project!

NGWEP is a 5 year project funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The goal of this project is to collaborate with primary care providers and community based organizations to improve care for underserved, vulnerable older adults by creating “Age-friendly” health system. This is an interdisciplinary project involving College of Medicine, Public Health, Nebraska Medicine, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Indian Health Services, Alzheimer’s Association, and Eastern Nebraska Office of Aging.