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”
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”
NE DHHS is seeking an Enteric/Epi Health Surveillance Specialist. It’s an entry level public health job that is great for gaining experience. It is within the foodborne surveillance team and deals with state and national foodborne outbreaks, coordinating with all of the local public health departments, and analyzing data that is collected. Continue reading “Enteric/Epi Health Surveillance Specialist”
Opening Date: December 5, 2018
Closing Date: January 3, 2019
Expected Start Date: February 4, 2019
Employment Term: 12 months
Agency: West Virginia Department of Health, Charleston, WV 25301
Web Address: https://dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/Pages/default.aspx
Summary Statement: The Epidemiologist will work full-time, on-site for 12 months at the WV Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS)*. They will work in collaboration with other offices within the Bureau for Public Health and partners to complete the overdose assessment. Specifically, the Epidemiologist will direct the collection and analysis of data pertinent to vulnerability assessments that identify sub-regional areas at high risk for opioid overdoses as well as viral bloodborne pathogens associated with non-sterile drug injection. Continue reading “Epidemiologist II”
Some of what you’ll do:
- Assist with the collection of epidemiologically important data;
- Analyze the data using appropriate statistical methods;
- Perform library research and data searches;
- Design data collection tools;
- Assist with the presentation of the results of epidemiologic investigations and program evaluation results to community and professional forums;
- Educate program staff on data utilization for planning and evaluation;
- Prepare draft reports based on the analysis of collected data;
- Participate in the design and management of surveillance systems for diseases of public importance.
- Participate in the design and develop study methodologies and analysis requirements.
- Interact with a culturally diverse population of clients, educational institutions, governmental agencies, community-based coalitions, and departmental staff to collect epidemiologic data and communicate findings