Job Opportunities


System Director of Community Health: Applications are being accepted for a full time System Director of Community Health. Position is responsible for participating in the development of the overall strategy for and leading PeaceHealth’s community health programs and operations. This includes planning, developing, directing and overseeing the systemwide implementation of these initiatives. Evaluates emerging community health models and implements population based health improvement plans in partnership with other institutions or community entities. Complete announcement can be found here, or by email. Salary: DOE. Posting date: 1/10/2017. Deadline: open until filled.

PIRG Campus Action

Campus Organizer at University of Washington. Our organizers work on college campuses across the country to empower students to make a difference on critical environmental and social issues. We’re looking for people who have the passion and the drive it takes to win positive change on these important issues, and who aren’t afraid of hard work. If that sounds like you, consider working with us. You’ll organize and build the campus chapter into something that works — now, and for years to come. You’ll recruit hundreds of students to volunteer and get involved, and teach them how to plan and run effective campaigns through internships and on-the-ground training. You’ll build relationships with faculty and administrators, while organizing news events and rallies, and generating the grassroots support it takes to win campaigns. During the summer, you’ll run a citizen outreach office, building the organization by canvassing and training others to canvass. And you’ll learn from some of the best organizers in the country—people who have been doing this work for more than 30 years. Complete announcement can be found here. Apply online here. Salary: The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. Posting date: 2/22/2017. Deadline: immediate position, open until filled.

Public Health – Seattle & King County

Project Program Manager III. Gun Violence Prevention. King County, WA, located in Seattle, WA. The PPM III position is located within the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP) section of Public Health – Seattle & King County. The section works closely with a wide range of partners, including agencies, community organizations, law enforcement, youth, and residents, to prevent fatalities and injuries related to unintentional injuries (e.g. falls, drowning, traffic related, etc.) and violence. To achieve this aim, our work is rooted in the fundamental belief that we all benefit when each and every County resident is supported to achieve their fullest potential. The Project/Program Manager III has responsibility to serve as a liaison between PHSKC and its stakeholder partners? facilitate the county’s gun violence review process and prevention efforts? and, implement that incorporate an equity and social justice lens. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to bring partners together to improve health outcomes for youth/young adults and their families. This position will work closely with the CDIP Manager to provide oversight of the strategic, programmatic, budgetary, and operational requirements for the program. Learn more and apply here. Salary: $78,634.82 – $99,674.22 Annually. Posting date: 12/02/2016. Deadline: continuous. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 5, 2016, at 11:59 pm.

San Juan County Health & Community Services

Public Health Nurse II. The San Juan County Health and Community Services Department is seeking a full-time Public Health Nurse II for a variety of program services including WIC, First Steps Maternity Support and Infant Case Management, Immunizations, Children with Special Needs, Communicable Disease, Baby and Child Dentistry, Newborn outreach, Breastfeeding and Lactation Support, Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance, Care Coordination, Community and Professional Education and Wellness. A detailed job description and application are available here or call 360-370-7402. Salary: $28.54-$31.14/hr. Posting date: 11/28/2016. Deadline: Open until filled.

Snohomish Health District

Nutritionist. The Snohomish Health District is currently accepting applications for a Part Time (20 hours/week) Nutritionist in our Child Care Outreach Program. The incumbent is responsible for nutritional assessments in childcare facilities, nutrition education, development and facilitation of distance learning and on-line trainings, and collaborations with child care providers and community partners to improve nutrition in child cares. Incumbent collaborates with various disciplines and agencies serving child cares to identify and address nutritional needs impacting the child care population. Incumbent serves as an expert of children’s nutritional issues and applies a working knowledge of public health practices and concepts of child nutrition. Complete Announcement can be found on their website. Salary $26.16 to $35.05/hour, Depending on Experience. Posting date: 02/21/2017. Deadline: Open until filled, with first review date of applicants Tuesday March 7, 2017.

Health Officer. The Snohomish Health District is currently accepting resumes for a Health Officer. The Health Officer serves as Chief Medical Officer for the Snohomish Health District with responsibility for the control and prevention of disease. The Health Officer may provide similar services to other local health jurisdictions under shared services agreement(s) between Snohomish Health District and those local health jurisdiction(s). Under policy direction from the local Board(s) of Health, the Health Officer is responsible for and empowered to enforce the provisions of RCW 70.05.070, RCW 70.58.020 and other applicable state laws. Complete Announcement can be found on their website. Salary $175,000 to $187,000 Annually, Depending on Experience. Posting date: 12/23/2016. Deadline: Open until filled.

Disease Intervention Speciallist. The Snohomish Health District is currently accepting applications for a Disease Intervention Specialist in our STD/HIV Program. Incumbent will interview clients with or potentially exposed to communicable diseases, including HIV and STDs; collaborate with internal, other local health jurisdiction and state STD/HIV staff to coordinate case investigations. Interviews may be conducted by phone or in-person in the office setting or by field visit. Incumbent will collaborate with community healthcare providers to provide consultation and education regarding STD/HIV testing, disease protocols, and reporting. Complete Announcement can be found on their website. Salary $4,760 to $6,379/month, Depending on Experience. Posting date: 02/14/2017. Deadline: Open until filled with first review date of applicants Friday February 24, 2017.

Public Health Nurse. The Snohomish Health District is currently accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse. This recruitment is open to all qualified candidates and will be used to build a list of applicants eligible for Public Health Nurse (PHN) vacancies. PHNs will provide direct care and health promotion services for individuals, families and community groups in any of the District provided services such as; Vaccine Preventable Disease Outreach, First Steps, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Early Intervention, Maternal Child Health, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, Child Care Health, Tuberculosis Control, Refugee Screening. The current vacancy is with the Parent Child Health Program. The incumbent will perform a variety of public health nursing activities related to parent child health to address health issues and disparities impacting populations and individuals. Complete Announcement can be found on their website. Salary $4,953 to $7,051/month, Depending on Experience. Posting date: 02/08/2017. Deadline: Open until filled with first review date of applicants for current vacancy on Friday March 3, 2017.

Spokane Regional Health District

Health Officer- PT (30 hrs/wk). Applications are being accepted for a Health Officer- part time (30 hrs./wk.) This position enforces local & state public health laws, serves as chief medical officer for the health district and provides highly complex staff assistance. Complete announcement can be found on their website. Salary: $112,500 to $158,298.84 ($9,375.00 to $13,191.57 monthly) depending on experience. Posting date: 02/10/2016. Open until 3/3/17.

Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department

Director, Public Health and Social Services. Applications are being accepted for a regular full-time Director for Public Health and Social Services. Thurston County seeks an experienced executive with a strong background in public policy, coalition building, communications, public health, housing and behavioral health. The Director will have strong staff development, community and intergovernmental relations and administrative skills to strengthen the department’s capacity in managing, administering and executing public health efforts. The Director will develop, foster, and nurture partnerships with non-profit organizations, regional and state agencies and private philanthropies that benefit Thurston County residents. Complete Announcement can be found on their website. Salary: $8,447 to $11,263/month depending on experience. Posting date: 1/9/2017. Deadline: Continuous – Open until filled.

Washington State Association of Local Public Health Officials (WSALPHO)

Managing Director. This position is responsible for oversight of WSALPHO’s administrative and financial systems and helps lead strategic planning initiatives within public health. The Managing Director works closely with the Board of Directors and Board Committees to strengthen the organization’s operations and programs including membership, professional development, and policy/advocacy. The Managing Director is the main point of contact for WSALPHO members and represents the Association in local governmental public health matters. Transparency, extensive collaboration, engagement and effective communications are critical success factors for the position. In this capacity, the Managing Director facilitates the entire operation of the Association under the general direction of the Board of Directors of the Association and the joint supervision of the WSALPHO Chair/President and the Executive Director of the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC). Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business, Association Management, or related field is required with seven (7) years of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience, which includes five (5) years management experience in public health or a mid- to large-sized health agency, including supervisory responsibility. For questions please contact Pete Mayer at or Eric Johnson For detailed qualifications and information to apply, go here. Salary: $97-113K annually. Posting date 10/26/2016. Deadline: Open until filled, First Review on 11/14/2016.

Washington Poison Center

Health Education and Outreach Specialist. There is one (1) opening for a full-time permanent Health Educator at the Seattle office of the Washington Poison Center. Learn more and apply here. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Posting Date: October 11, 2016. Deadline: Rolling application review until October 25, 2016.

Washington State Dept. of Health – Tumwater

Pediatric-Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Program Manager. We are seeking a dynamic individual who thrives on leading change in an ever-changing environment to serve as the Pediatric-Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative’s (P-TCPI) program manager. This position manages the Pediatric P-TCPI Unit whose work is to implement the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. This position is responsible for the curriculum/training content and managing the regional practice facilitator team to support pediatric clinicians and behavioral health specialists in transforming the way care is delivered for children and their families to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Learn more here. Salary: $4,532.00 – $5,943.00 Monthly. Posting date: December 5, 2016. Closing date: 12/11/16.

Whatcom County Human Resources

Public Health Nurse. The Whatcom County Health Department is hiring a full-time Public Health Nurse for our Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Division. You will be joining a team that provides the following indispensable services to our community: Adult Health/ HIV, Immunization Program, Tuberculosis Program, Communicable Disease Investigation/ Surveillance, Emergency Preparedness. We serve all members of the Whatcom County community as we strive to fulfill the Health Department’s mission to lead the community in promoting health and preventing disease. If you are looking for work with a positive impact on our community and a regular, predictable schedule, we hope to learn about your qualifications to fill this key role! Learn more and apply here. Salary: $29.28-40.35/hour. Posting date: 11/9/2016. Deadline: 11/29/2016.

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