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Central Washington University

  • Full-time Lecturer (2019-2020). The Department of Health Sciences at Central Washington University (CWU) seeks a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer in public health. This position will have instructional responsibilities in both the undergraduate program and newly launched Graduate Certificate and Master of Public Health programs, delivered across a range of learning modalities (campus-based, online, hybrid, and distance education). Minimum Qualifications: 1. Masters degree in public health, or related field (MPH, MSPH) 2. Record of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate and/or graduate level 3. Experience teaching online, hybrid, and/or distance education courses. Preferred Qualifications: 1. Terminal Degree (PhD, DrPH, or related). Candidates with background and training in epidemiology, biostatistics or quantitative research methods will be given preference. 2. Ability to contribute to collaborative working relationships with Department faculty, staff, and administrators. 3. Commitment to diversity and inclusivity through demonstrated experience. To access the full position description and application, visit www.careers.cwu.edu (Job ID: 2777). CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer. Posting Date: 03/11/2019. 

 

Clark County  

  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Medical Examiner, and Emergency Response Director. Senior management position, reporting to the Health Officer-Administrator, executive-level responsibility for the administration of Public Health. The position has a broad portfolio in directing and managing the Health Response and Prevention Division. Provides supervision; day to day leadership; plans; organizes; allocates human and capital resources; develops, manages and supports implementation of program goals and priorities; ensures that programs meet applicable local, state and federal guidelines and contract requirements; provides training and support in implementing recruitment processes; prepared to serve in a command position under emergency incident command structure; may be requested to manage the department per the request of, the Health Officer-Administrator. Apply on their websiteSalary Grade: M2.831 ($7,114.00 - $10,050.00) per month. Close Date: Open Until Filled. Posting Date: 4/25/19

 

  • Deputy Health Officer. The Health Officer program is intended to provide a unified and systemic approach to delivering regional health officer services to the local health departments serving Clark and other counties contracting with Clark. The program aims to accomplish this through providing high-quality health officer services, and participating in a developmental approach to enhancing the departments’ capacities to assess community health status, choose appropriate population health priorities and strategies and develop and provide high-quality public health services to address these priorities and strategies. Apply on their website. Salary Grade: $10,558- $14,922 per month (pro-rated based on FTE). Closing Date: 05/24/2019. Posting Date: 4/25/19.

 

  • Health Assessment and Evaluation Program Coordinator I. This key position works within the Health Assessment and Evaluation Team to support/lead the planning, developing, and structuring of program evaluations; qualitative data collection, data analysis and data reporting; and representing the department at various local and state meetings related to public health assessment, data analysis and research activities. The position will require a high level of attention to detail, working collaboratively with program managers and staff, presenting data to the public, external partners and community leaders, using an “equity lens” in our work, and engaging/maintaining relationships with external partners and stakeholders. This position will report to the Healthy Communities Program Manager. A first review of applications will take place after May 3rd. Apply on their websiteSalary: M2.816 ($4,914.00 - $6,941.00) per month. Closing Date: 05/13/2019. Posting Date: 04/24/2019.

 

Cowlitz County Health & Human Services

  • Public Health Nurse I-II. The Cowlitz County Health & Human Services Departments is currently accepting applications for: Public Health Nurse I-II.  This position provides population-based public health nursing services to individuals, communities, and systems, primarily working in Maternal-Child Health Programs.  Makes appropriate nursing diagnosis; plans and implements nursing interventions and evaluates outcomes of interventions in individuals, communities, and systems. Provides individual and group health promotion and disease prevention activities.  Complete Announcement and Position Description can be found on their websiteSalary: $45,840 to $68,196/year. Closing Date: Open Until Filled.  Posting Date: 1/23/2019.

 

Klickitat County Health Department

  • Nurse Practitioner. Provides nursing care in all clinical and program areas including immunizations, sexually transmitted disease, family planning, prenatal, communicable disease, and adult health. Positions of this class provide medical care, performs comprehensive medical exams, limited minor surgical procedures, consultation, advice on patient problems as well as direction on the program and procedural matters to Public Health Nurses. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Performs comprehensive client-centered examinations including medical history, physical examination, drawing blood and obtaining specimens needed for cultures, performing and interpreting lab tests, charting results on the patient’s record and diagnosing the patient’s condition. •Writes prescriptions or administers medication, and instructs the patient on proper usage. •Takes the medical histories, performs physical examinations, obtains specimens and performs lab tests, according to current care standards and established protocols and counsels the patient on available birth control methods and their potential side effects. Performs pregnancy testing as appropriate. Schedules follow-up appointments or makes medical referrals as needed. Learn more and apply hereSalary: $52.50/HR, Casual position providing 32 to 68 hours a month. Posting Date: 3/5/2018.

 

Public Health Seattle King County

  • Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunizations, Public Health Nurse.This is a term limited temporary (TLT) position.  The position works in close collaboration with members of the Healthcare for the Homeless Program, Emergency Preparedness Program, and other members of the CD-Imms Program.  Major areas of responsibility include coordinating and leading community vaccination clinics, supervising Medical Reserve Corps volunteers, providing technical assistance regarding recommendations for vaccine administration to health care providers and the public, representing PHSKC at internal and external meetings and events, and participating in the Section's response during vaccine preventable disease outbreaks. This position is based in the Chinook Building in Downtown Seattle however the incumbent will oversee vaccination clinics in non-traditional settings such as homeless villages and shelters throughout King County. The position reports to the Immunization Program Manager in the Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization (CD/IMMS) Section of the Prevention Division. For full job posting and to apply, click here. Posting Date: 5/1/2019

 

Skagit County Public Health

  • Environmental Health Specialist III. The current position offered is as the lead for the Food Safety and Living Environment program. Please see Job Description here for an expanded description of requirements and job duties. Salary: Starting salary is $67,995 - $70, 345 depending on qualifications. Posting Date: 2/24/2019. 

 

Spokane Regional Health District

  • Public Health Nurse 1. The dispensing nurse will be responsible for the daily dispensing of medication as directed by the Medical Director, Clinical Manager, or Administrator. The dispensing nurse will follow the essential functions and basic duties of the clinic and will participate in the weekly staffing for the care and function of the OTP patient. Minimum Qualifications: •AA/AAS, Diploma or B.S.NRequired Experience: •Graduation from an accredited professional school of nursing. Desired Education, Experience and Skills: •Previous experience with substance abuse patients helpful. Experience working with diverse populations. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to communicate and interact with other medical professionals regarding patient’s involvement on Methadone or Buprenorphine/Naloxone program and interaction with other prescribed medications. Required Licenses/Certifications:•Current Washington State Registered Nurse Credential. For a complete job description, and to apply, click here. This position is eligible for representation by WSNA. Salary: $24.11 - $ 31.40/hourly not including longevity. Starting is usually $24.11/hour. Closing Date: 05/31/2019. Posting Date: 04/08/2019.

 

  • Public Health Nurse 1 - Intermittent. The dispensing nurse will be responsible for the daily dispensing of medication as directed by the Medical Director, Clinical Manager, or Administrator. The dispensing nurse will follow the essential functions and basic duties of the clinic and will participate in the weekly staffing for the care and function of the OTP patient. Minimum Qualifications: •AA/AAS, Diploma or B.S.NRequired Experience:•Graduation from an accredited professional school of nursing.Desired Education, Experience and Skills: •Previous experience with substance abuse patients helpful. Experience working with diverse populations. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to communicate and interact with other medical professionals regarding patient’s involvement on Methadone or Buprenorphine/Naloxone program and interaction with other prescribed medications. Required Licenses/Certifications: •Current Washington State Registered Nurse Credential. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org. Salary: $24.11 - $ 31.40/hourly not including longevity. Starting is usually $24.11/hour. Closing Date: 05/31/2019. Posting Date: 04/08/2019.

 

  • Health Program Specialist 2 - REDi Healthcare Coalition Planning Coordinator. Serve as the planning coord. & plan developer for the REDi Healthcare Coalition of EWA. Activities will include coordinating the development of preparedness & response planning needs & engaging key stakeholders in the planning process with the goal of an effective & coordinated response. Responsible for planning process including; identifying & assessing current plans, identifying planning gaps, developing plans, implementing plans, evaluating plans & plan improvements & revisions.Min. Quals: • A BA’s degree in a field directly related to the individual position. (e.g., Planning, Emergency Management, Health Care, Public Health, etc.) • 3 yrs of directly related experience in plan & process writing, stakeholder engagement, health care systems, emergency management, etc. • Individual must have valid motor vehicle license & current auto insurance or the ability to access multiple sites in a timely manner across all EWA. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org. This position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $4,146.23-$5,291.75/mo. not including longevity. Starting is usually $4,146.23. Posting Date: 03/11/2019.

 

  • Health Program Specialist 2 - Disease Investigation Specialist/Medical Assistant. Performs complex disease investigation work for STD cases in Spokane County. Monitors & works to ensure that individuals at highest risk receive CDC recommended testing & treatment. Maybe have to directly provide initial client transportation to services. Min. Quals: •BA's degree in social or biological sciences, counseling or other closely related field required. •Master’s degree in social, mgmt, or biological sciences preferred. •An equivalent combo of education, exp. & professional certification may be considered provided the individual’s background demonstrates the knowledge, skills & abilities required for the position. •3 yrs of exp. in STD work, social services related to health or applicable exp. with a BA's degree, OR 2 yrs of exp. in STD work, social services related to health or applicable exp. with a master’s degree. Required:•Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and current auto insurance is required to complete essential functions of the position. •Must hold current Washington State Certified Medical Assistant (MA-C) licensure. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org. This position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $4,146.23-$5,291.75/mo. not including longevity. Starting is usually $4,146.23. Posting Date: 03/03/2019.

  

  • ARNP. Medication Assisted medications as indicated. S/he will conduct thorough history &physical examinations on new patients; annual medical evaluation, possibly perform PPD (TB skin tests) or QuantiFeron Gold testing & make appropriate recommendations for follow-up. Perform medication reviews for both new & existing patients. Min Quals: •BA in Nursing from Accredited School of Nursing plus graduation from an accredited NP Program. •1-yr exp. as a NP in the area of specialty required in a community health agency, hospital, or physician’s office. Note: No previous experience with drug abuse treatment or knowledge of the principles & techniques of treatment of co-occurring disorders required, or treatment of Mental Health, although it is preferred, with a Master’s from an accredited school of nursing. •Active valid unrestricted license to practice as A.R.N.P. in the state of WA with current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org. This position is eligible for representation by WSNA. Closing Date: 08/31/2019. Posting Date: 04/17/2019.

 

  • Community Health Specialist I or II (DOQ) - Child and Family Health. This position will be responsible for providing leadership in improving access, quality, and coordination of health care services and systems, with an emphasis on services and systems of care for children, youth and their families. This position will be an integral part of the Whatcom Taking Action for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs community collaborative and will support the foundational public health program areas of Maternal-Child-Family Health and Access to Medical, Oral and Behavioral Health Care Services. At minimum, requires a Bachelor’s degree in public health, community health, health education, sociology, public administration, human services, or a closely-related field AND 2 years of progressively responsible experience in community or public health or human services. Salary: Anticipated Hiring Range: $24.66 - $27.70 per hour. Closing Date: 05/08/2019. Posting Date: 4/24/19.

 

  • Environmental Health Specialist I or II. The EHS1 position is an entry level position which receives close and detailed supervision. The EHS2 position has a considerable level of independence on assigned duties with minimal supervision. The primary duty is to safeguard public health by obtaining compliance with applicable local and state regulations, policies, and procedures through education, cooperation, and enforcement when necessary by performing the following duties. Required Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree involving major study in sanitary science, bacteriology, public health, environmental health, or other closely related science. • The major study must include at least 30 semesters or 45 quarter hours in the science category. • EHS 1 - no experience required • EHS 2 - Requires two years' of EHS 1 experience (or equivalent). Required Licensures/Certifications: • Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license and current automobile insurance. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org. The position is eligible for representation by PTE. Closing Date: 05/17/2019. Posting Date: 5/2/19.

 

Washington State University, Cougar Health Services

  • Health Education Coordinator Lead. Full-time 12-month position at Washington State University through Cougar Health Services (formerly Health and Wellness Services). Position responsibilities include supervision of the health education team of five full-time employees and provision of administrative support across the Health Promotion unit in fiscal management, personnel, facilities and equipment, and policy. The health education team supports the success and personal development of students with universal and selected interventions focused at the individual level. The Health Education Coordinator Lead will collaborate across the Health Promotion unit and within our campus community to incorporate our health education efforts into broader health promotion strategies. Candidates must have a strong commitment to access and inclusivity, excellent interpersonal communication, public speaking or group facilitation experience, and supervisory experience to be considered for the position. To apply and to review a complete list of position requirements, for the Health Education Coordinator Lead position please visit here. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. Closing date: none. Posting Date: 5/20/2018.

 

  • Community Engagement Specialist. Cougar Health Services at Washington State University is seeking a full-time community engagement specialist to join the Health Promotion team. Reporting to the associate director of health promotion, the community engagement specialist will lead development of stakeholder engagement strategies; build capacity within the health promotion team to effectively engage with stakeholders; and manage mHealth, eHealth, and other communications-based and technology-based health interventions. The ideal candidate will have strong strategic communication skills; demonstrated excellence in written communication for varying formats and purposes; knowledge of health communication; a willingness to engage with technology; and basic visual design skills. For questions, please contact Paula Adams at [email protected] For more information visit our website. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. Closing date: none. Posting Date: 5/29/2018.

 

Whatcom County

  • Environmental Health Specialist I or II. The position performs complex environmental health work in the office and field, conducting inspections, complaint investigations, and collecting samples. Answers questions pertaining to departmental functions and technical matters and provides technical assistance and information as authorized. Balances team and individual responsibilities with minimal supervision and within scope of certification and established guidelines. Provides necessary information for the progress and completion of projects. Complies with legal standards and requirements. Works under limited supervision. 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 we hope to learn about your qualifications to fill this key role! Job description can be found hereSalary: $25.42 - $37.63/hr, DOQ. Closing Date: 04/15/2019. Posting Date: 03/11/2019.

 

  • Public Health Nurse - Communicable Disease. Public Health Nurses represent WCHD as a health resource person in the community and interpret public health programs and policies to individuals, families, community groups, schools, physicians and other collateral community agencies and service providers.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 we hope to learn about your qualifications to fill this key role! Salary: $30.69 - $33.83 per hour/DOQ. Closing Date: 03/19/2019. Posting Date: 03/11/2019.

 

  • Public Health Nurse, Nurse Family Partnership - .50 FTE Job Share. Are you a highly-skilled nurse with experience in community or maternal/child health? Do you have a passion for helping parents and their babies succeed? Do you have experience working with diverse communities? Are you able to provide and explain services using the Spanish language?If you answered yes to these questions, the Whatcom County Health Department is interested in learning more about your qualifications and experience to fill the .50 FTE Job Share position of Public Health Nurse for our Nurse-Family Partnership team (NFP). NFP is an evidence-based home visiting program that supports the health and well-being of young families through a relationship-based approach.Diverse duties include: -Providing comprehensive nursing services through home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP program-Developing and maintaining community relationships to support referrals-Conducting outreach to specific populations, including Spanish-speaking women-Collaborating with NFP team members to develop excellence in the team’s practice of care. Salary: Full Salary Range: $30.69 - $41.60 per hour. Closing Date: 02/05/2019. Posting Date: 01/25/2019.
 

Work for Progress

  • Careers in Organizing (Seattle, WA). CAREERS IN ORGANIZING Students have been at the forefront of social change throughout history, from civil rights, to voting rights to protecting the environment. For over 40 years, the Student PIRGs have hired year-round, full-time Campus Organizers who help students get organized, mobilized and energized so they can create a greener, healthier, more meaningful future. Our organizers work with students on college campuses here in Washington and across the country, giving them the resources they need to make a difference on the issues they care about. LOCATIONS We’re hiring organizers to work on college campuses in Santa Cruz, CA, Eugene, OR, and Seattle, WA. We have immediate positions available and positions available starting Aug 2019. The Student PIRGs are a equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.For Los Angeles-based positions: the Student PIRGs will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Salary: The target annual compensation for this position is $26,500 in the first year. The Student PIRGs offer a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. Closing Date: 04/04/2019. Posting Date: 3/11/2019.

 

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