Public Health Job Opportunities

ADAP & HOPWA Program Coordinator

Who We Are: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a state agency that, “Helps People Live Better Lives” every day encompassing our several divisions such as Public Health: This position within Public Health is responsible for ensuring the safety and support of eligible Nebraskans living with HIV or AIDS within the State of Nebraska. For more information, please visit the Public Health Webpage at the link below: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/public-health.aspx 

Location of position: Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Third Floor 

Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Examples of Work

Disease Investigator

Are you looking for a way to help crush the curve in Nebraska?DHHS is seeking candidates to fight COVID as a Disease Investigator through our Public Health Division. The Disease Investigator will be responsible for contacting Nebraskans confirmed with COVID-19 infection to provide education regarding the recommendation to self-isolate, assess their ability to safely comply with the recommended control measures, and to elicit information on close contacts who need to be notified of their exposure.

Research Professional

The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota seeks a 100% time Remote Project Manager for the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC), Minnesota and Iowa site. This position is distance based (remote) and annually-renewable pending grant support. 

The Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center is a federally-funded training center, providing AIDS and HIV clinical training and support to health care professionals. MATEC has built connections with the top HIV clinicians and researchers in our region to offer health care professionals targeted training and direct access to expert information. We seek to improve workforce capacity for the HIV healthcare professionals in Minnesota and Iowa. We are part of a national network of AIDS Education and Training Centers, serving all states and territories and including four supporting national centers.

More information about MATEC can be found at: www.mnmatec.umn.edu

View the full job description and apply online here.

Public Health Data Analyst

The Sarpy Cass Health Department is seeking a Public Health Data Analyst who will be responsible for designing and implementing the data systems needed to support regional decision-making and problem-solving, this position requires someone with the ability to analyze and present the data by making it understandable to health department staff, public officials and the general communities served. This position is responsible for assisting the Disease Surveillance & Investigations Public Health Nurses in completing disease surveillance activities. This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships within the health jurisdiction. The Public Health Data Analyst works collaboratively with others internally and externally. Collaborates with staff to monitor, identify and control factors that affect the public’s health.

View the full job description here, and access the application form here.