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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 level3. Experience teaching online, hybrid, and/or distance-education coursesPreferred 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 administrators3. 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. 

 

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 website Salary: $45,840 to $68,196/year. Closing Date: Open Until Filled.  Posting Date: 1/23/2019

 

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program

Bridging the Gap (BTG) Medical Interpreter Training Program Coordinator. Provide administrative and coordination support for Bridging the Gap medical interpreter training and licensing program. SALARY: $20.75 per hour. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Licensing Program Support -Answer inquiries regarding BTG program -Assist with preparation of license agreements -Maintain licensing records on Salesforce -Maintain training calendar -Coordinate outreach and marketing REQUIRED SKILLS and EXPERIENCE: -Bachelor’s degree -Two years of experience working effectively in multilingual, multicultural environments -Excellent customer service, organizational, and writing skills -Experience with Microsoft Office and WordPress -Understanding of health equity HOW TO APPLY: Please submit the following documents via email to [email protected] with “BTG Program Coordinator” in your subject line: -A cover letter and resume summarizing your interest and relevant experience -One short writing sample one page in length -Names and contact information of three work references. Salary: $20.75/hour. Closing Date: 11/14/2018. Posting Date: 11/05/2018.

 

Jackson County Public Health

Community Outreach Coordinator.  Jackson County Public Health is hiring a Community Outreach Educator whose main duties are to design, develop, coordinate, and implement population-focused health promotion programs that include Teen Pregnancy Prevention Personal Responsibility Education Program, Problem Gambling and Performance Management and Quality Improvement. Experience facilitating community partner meetings; knowledge and skills in implementing readiness assessments and analyzing data; knowledge of risk and protective factors; skills in project management to implement quality improvement within the department; and working with youth to create behavior changes. Closing Date: 1/11/2018. Posting Date: 1/04/2018.


Jefferson County Public Health

Community Health Director. The Community Health Director oversees programs and services including • Clinical Services: Family Planning and School Based Health Clinics • Chronic Disease Prevention • Infectious Diseases, Immunizations and Syringe Exchange • Family Health: Maternal Child Health and Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition • Foot Care Primary Responsibilities: Clinical Services (Stabilize revenues, Improve work processes, Review and revise policies); Establish Routine Employee Reviews (Enhance morale, Build systems); Quality Improvement (Division performance measures, Data gathering and analysis, Reporting) To be considered, apply here and download the Jefferson County Employment Application and full job description. Include application, resume and cover letter expressing your passion for Public Health and fit for this role. Return it by Email: [email protected]; Fax: 360-385-9382; Mail: Jefferson County Commissioners’ Office; PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368; or In Person: Same address as mail. Open until filled (first review 06/29/18). ADA/EOE.  Salary: $5,742-$6,091/DOE, with benefits. Posting Date: 6/04/2018.

 

Kitsap Public Health District

Communications Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Administrator, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the agency's communications, public relations, and marketing policies/plans. This position serves as the District's public information officer, performing a variety of highly responsible professional and technical duties. Responsibilities include coordinating agency marketing activities to improve public health and enhance awareness of District programs and activities, fostering relationships with local media, and coordinating public health messages with state and local agencies public information officers as needed. Using considerable independent judgment and initiative, the incumbent is responsible for producing media releases, website content and updates, social media posts, annual reports, fact sheets and brochures, and other written materials. The incumbent also works with the District's Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) team on the District's Risk Communications Plan and related projects and activities. Duties require effectively collaborating with District staff, members of the public, government agencies, community organizations and media personnel to implement an integrated, comprehensive approach. Salary: $4,866.00 - $6,847.00 Monthly. Closing Date: 12/25/2018. Posting Date: 12/10/2018.


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 provides medical care, performs comprehensive medical exams, limited minor surgical procedures, consultation, advice on patient problems as well as direction on 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.

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Puget Sound Educational Service District

Health/Nutrition/Safety Consultant. Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Health/Nutrition/Safety Consultant to work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Early Learning team providing expertise related to health and nutrition for pregnant women, infants/toddlers, and preschool age children. Duties include coordinating program services in health and nutrition to ensure fidelity and quality implementation of early learning services based on the whole child approach and in compliance with federal, state, and agency regulations and requirements. This position will also be responsible for development and revision of policies, procedures, and forms; training development regarding best practices in health and nutrition as well as facilitation in collaboration with others; coordination and consultation related to special health/nutrition conditions; sustain and support the HSAC and maintain USDA/Child and Adult Care Food Program contract compliance. Salary: $62,312-$72,263/year. Closing Date: 12/14/2018. Posting Date: 12/3/2018.

 

Skagit County Public Health

Environmental Health Specialist III. The current position offered is as 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 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 CredentialFor 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 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 CredentialFor 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.
HPS2 - REDi Healthcare Coalition Communciations Coordinator. Purpose: Serves as lead staff covering all 19 counties and 4 tribes in eastern Washington for REDi Healthcare Coalition (HCC) communications, marketing, and information sharing activities. Responsible for overall HCC general and strategic communications and marketing efforts. Manage information sharing processes, tools, plans, and resources to ensure comprehensive situational awareness prior to and during an incident to provide for a coordinated response. Market and promote HCC capabilities and resources to show the value of the HCC and coordination amongst the healthcare community to members and partners. Members and partners include hospitals and healthcare entities, public health, Emergency Management Systems, and emergency management in eastern Washington HCC region.For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.orgThis position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $4,146.23-$5,291.75/mo. not including longevity. Starting is usually $4,146.23. 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.orgThis position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $4,146.23-$5,291.75/mo. not including longevity. Starting is usually $4,146.23. Closing Date: 03/29/2019. 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.orgThis position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $4,146.23-$5,291.75/mo. not including longevity. Starting is usually $4,146.23. Closing Date: 03/14/2019. Posting Date: 03/03/2019.
HPS1 - Chemical Dependencyy Professional.  Provide chemical dependency counseling and case management services to individuals in the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP).  Maintain OTP individual files in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations.  Assist in the operation of the Opioid Treatment Program Dispensing Clinic, with a Saturday rotation. This position will also coordinate services with OTP individuals who are currently residing in Spokane County Detention. For a complete job description, and to apply, visit www.srhd.org This position is eligible for representation by PTE. Salary: $3649.52 - $4,657.82/mo not including longevity,. Starting is usually $3,649.52. Closing Date: 11/28/2018. Posting Date: 11/18/2018.

 

 

University of Washington - School of Nursing

Associate Professor - Department of Psychosocial & Community Health. The University of Washington’s Department of Psychosocial and Community Health in the School of Nursing and Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health seek to fill a full time Population Health Faculty position to lead UW’s collaborative population health-related work with Public Health—Seattle & King County. With a collaborative spirit and working alongside community partners, the faculty will develop and generate evidence regarding population-level innovations for the local early-childhood intervention Best Start for Kids Initiative in King County. The faculty person in this position will help build a new model for advanced education where students will be matched directly with the Public Health – Seattle & King County work with Best Start for Kids. This new model is expected to be a pathway for program evaluation so that evidence to practice can happen at the community level. The faculty in this position will focus on extending the collaboration and partnership across the community and with the UW School of Nursing and School of Public Health. http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/position-details/?job_id=39072. Salary: Upon Request. Posting Date: 11/05/2018.


Washington State Department of Health. 

Assistant Secretary, Division of Environmental Public Health. The Assistant Secretary reports to the Chief of Staff and serves as a member of the Agency Leadership Team. The Assistant Secretary works directly with the Secretary and members of the agency executive team on high-level policy and strategic issues. They are responsible for the vision and leadership of the Environmental Public Health Division which includes four offices, over 200 staff members, a diverse set of partners and a wide range of programs and projects to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in Washington. The division oversees a broad portfolio of services and works extensively with federal, state, local, and tribal partners to protect and improve the health of Washingtonians. Salary: $80,075 - $137,964. Closing Date: 10/31/2018. Posting Date: 09/29/2018.

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.

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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