Public Health Job Opportunities

Disease Investigator

Deadline: 4/18/17

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Disease Investigator. Under the direction of the Health Director, or designee, the incumbent assists in the investigation and follow-up of suspected and confirmed cases of communicable diseases and other physiologic conditions.┬áProvides education to infected individuals regarding prevention and control and assists in the implementation of appropriate disease prevention strategies. Continue reading “Disease Investigator”

American Indian Health Liaison

Deadline: 4/3/17

NE DHHS is seeking an American Indian Health Liaison

Examples of Work

  • Manage contracts under the Native American Public Health Act (NAPHA) funding to ensure legislative priorities are met.
  • Manage sub-awards under the Minority Health Initiative funding to ensure legislative requirements are met.
  • Provide technical assistance to NAPHA contractors, Minority Health Initiative grantees, Nebraska’s Federally Recognized Tribes and community based organizations who primarily serve tribal populations in Nebraska.
  • Helps with State-Tribe public health policy, practice, communication, data, planning, and other issues.
  • Develops, oversees, and manages contracts and grants funded by State, Federal, and other sources.
  • Conduct sub-recipient monitoring to sub-grantees to ensure state and federal awards are used for authorized purposes.
  • Conducts workshops/presentations regarding health status of minority populations working in liaison with other staff internal and external to Nebraska Health and Human Services System (NDHHS).
  • Build networks among public health stakeholders, especially those within Tribal communities, asses needs, and provides recommendations to Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity for programming suggestions.
  • Liaison with tribes, Native American organizations and the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs.

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New Mexico Epidemiologist positions

The state of New Mexico Department of Health in Santa Fe, NM is currently seeking individuals for three different Epidemiologist positions:

EMS Epidemiologist
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Healthcare Associated Infection Epidemiologist
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Epidemiologist
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Community Health Educator, Senior

Deadline: 3/23/17

NE DHHS is seeking a Community Health Educator, Senior. This position supports the grant outcomes around outreach and education for the HIV Prevention Grant. Some of the job responsibilities include planning and implementation of community health education and health promotion activities that comply with the grant goals and objectives. This position will organize and/or participate in workshops, institutes, forums, and discussion groups to promote HIV/AIDS education and programs within the Infectious Disease Area. Continue reading “Community Health Educator, Senior”