Public Health Job Opportunities

WIC Nutritionist or WIC Nurse

Deadline: October 14th

Location: Lincoln, NE

Description: Part-time job opportunity. Duties would include determining program eligibility for the WIC program, issuing food benefits, providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and making community referrals. We require a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Dietetics, Nutrition, or a related field, with RN/RD preferred. The hours would be Tuesdays (8-5), Wednesdays (8-5), 2 Thursdays (8-5), 1-2 Fridays (8-4:30), and 1-2 Saturdays (8-Noon) per month, plus possible additional days as needed. It ends up averaging 20-25 hours weekly. May have the opportunity for Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) certification.

Application Information: https://familyservicelincoln.org/employment/ and click “Apply Online”.

 

Graduate Research Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Dr. Ghada Soliman is seeking one or two Federal Work Study students to assist with an ongoing project including data analysis of nutrition and physical activity education project in public schools. Responsibilities include assisting with survey data entry and analysis, analysis of pedometer data and literature search and manuscripts preparation.

If interested, please view the job description below and contact Dr. Soliman directly.

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Graduate Laboratory Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Dr. Ghada Soliman is seeking a Federal Work Study student to assist in her lab.

Duties include assisting in a basic science laboratory, preparing solutions and performing procedures following set protocols. Responsibilities include assisting with biochemical and molecular biology techniques including Western Blot, cell proliferation assays, Immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence and Confocal Microscopy, PCR and DNA analysis.

MUST be eligible for Federal Work Study (if unsure, please contact UNMC Financial Aid).

If interested, view the job description below, and contact Dr. Soliman directly.

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Volunteer–Omaha Bicycle & Pedestrian Count

The City of Omaha is conducting its third bicycle and pedestrian count this month, and need the help of volunteers. (they are hoping to count people moving by foot or bicycle at 25 locations!)

They still need volunteers for two Saturdays:

12-2pm, Saturday, September 17th

and

12-2pm Saturday, September 24th

To volunteer, click here.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator

Deadline: 8/24/16 (possibly extending to 8/31/16–check the link to confirm any updates)

NE DHHS’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program is seeking a Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator to assist in planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the diabetes and chronic disease self-management activities for the Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program. Work is focused on increasing access, bi-directional referrals between community resources and health systems, and reimbursement for accredited/recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs and Chronic Disease Self-Management programs. Continue reading “Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator”