Public Health Job Opportunities

Freedom from Violence Project Coordinator

The Women’s Fund of Omaha is hiring a Freedom from Violence Project Coordinator.

This position will work closely with the Freedom from Violence Project Director and other staff on a collective vision on domestic and sexual violence and trafficking. This includes collaborating with survivors, service providers and system professionals to impact domestic and sexual violence and trafficking both locally and statewide.

View the job description and application instructions online here.

Tobacco Cessation Educator

Tobacco Free Nebraska is looking for a talented person to join our team. This person should be passionate about public health and helping Nebraskans quit tobacco and reducing tobacco-related death and disease. A day in this position could include: Providing technical assistance to local communities and sub grantees on tobacco prevention and control best practices. Planning, directing, and overseeing tobacco prevention control initiatives and programs related to increasing tobacco cessation in Nebraska including but not limited to the oversight of the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline, increasing referrals, dissemination of call data, development of materials, and completion of associated reports. Engaging healthcare providers and facilities in tobacco cessation efforts including mental health providers and substance use treatment facilities. Planning, directing, and overseeing tobacco prevention and control initiatives and programs related to reducing tobacco-related health disparities, including oversight of contracts, grant proposals and reports, and providing technical assistance. Developing and maintaining effective relationships/partnerships with internal and external partners and work in collaboration with these partners and others toward the achievement of the grant goals and strategies. Representing the Tobacco Free Nebraska program among national and state partners and provide responses to requests from these organizations as needed. Assisting in preparing grant applications, budgets, and progress reports. Developing contracts and sub grants, and preform sub recipient monitoring for compliance with federal and agency guidelines, and to ensure work is completed according to the scope of work. Planning, organizing, preparing, and distributing information, educational materials, and training sessions on best practices in tobacco control and prevention. Working with an amazing team. This position includes some day travel and occasional overnight travel. We’re looking for someone who is a team player and able to balance needs, requirements, work load, etc. for multiple projects. This person is self-motivated and works independently with minimal supervision.

NE DHHS Chronic Disease positions

The Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention & Control Program, within the Division of Public Health, is seeking highly motivated, self-directed health professionals to serve as the Diabetes Management and Education Coordinator and Chronic Disease Prevention & Control Program Evaluator. These individuals will provide innovation, leadership, and guidance to organizations and partners in Nebraska to grow and strengthen the chronic disease prevention and management initiatives in the state. These positions work as part of a collaborative team to assure effective implementation and evaluation of program activities.

Diabetes Management & Education Coordinator – Closes 7/26/2020 11:59 PM CST

This position will serve as the subject matter expert for diabetes management and education programming with a focus on improving access to and participation in Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES) programs; enhancing DSMES coverage among insurers or employers; and improving quality of diabetes care among healthcare providers.

To learn more about the position and to apply click on the link below.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/3150333/diabetes-management-and-education-coordinator?keywords=Diabetes&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs [governmentjobs.com]

Chronic Disease Prevention & Control Program Evaluator – Closes 7/26/2020 11:59 PM CST

This position will serve as the Program Evaluator leading the evaluation of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, physical activity, nutrition, and school health initiatives.

To learn more about the position and to apply click on the link below.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/3148543/chronic-disease-prevention-control-program-evaluator?keywords=Diabetes&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs [governmentjobs.com]

Epidemiologist

As part of the new Office of Health Equity and Social Justice, the Douglas County Health Department is hiring an Epidemiologist who will be focusing on health disparity/inequity data. This needs to be someone who has the data skills, and a strong passion for racial justice.

Under the direction of the Health Director or designee, the incumbent is responsible for carrying out a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of communicable disease and other physiological conditions. Assists individuals in procuring necessary examinations, testing, and treatment. Implements and/or recommends appropriate disease prevention strategies, and documents disease incidence. Responds to inquiries from health care providers and the general public about topics related to communicable disease. Conducts routine epidemiologic functions comprising surveillance, data collection, data analysis using epidemiologic methods, and epidemiologic investigations.