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Job Title: Disease Intervention Specialist
Job Number: 17-004
Organization: Snohomish Health District
Posted: 2/14/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Everett,  WA    USA
Compensation: $4,760 to $6,6379
Position Description: 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.

Qualifications: A Bachelor Degree in a health related field such as biology, microbiology, chemistry, counseling, psychology, behavioral science, public health, social science, health education or nursing. One year experience working in STD or HIV program or other closely related program. Phlebotomist Certification or ability to successfully complete alternative on venipuncture training on the job within six months will be substituted for a valid nursing license to perform venipuncture in Washington State

Organization Description: The Snohomish Health District was created in 1959 as an independent special purpose district responsible for public health in Snohomish County. We are separate from Snohomish County government, although it provides financial support and is an essential partner in many functions.

Our main office is located in Everett, in the Rucker Building, which we own . We also have leased clinic space in Lynnwood. Directions.

A 15-member Board of Health oversees policy and budget development for the local health district. All five Snohomish County Council members sit on the Board of Health, together with 10 city council members or mayors representing the cities and towns. Public meetings of the Board of Health are held monthly.

Gary Goldbaum, MD, MPH, serves as the director and health officer of the Snohomish Health District. Peter M. Mayer is the deputy director and chief operating officer.

Strategic planning and vision

The Snohomish Health District provides a wide range of programs and services that protect and promote the public health with particular focus on preventing injury and disease. As government funding for public health has been reduced since the recession of 2008, we have worked to focus our programs and resources on public health essentials and community needs.

Our work is guided by: Vision: Healthy Lifestyles. Healthy Communities. Mission: To improve the health of individuals, families and communities through disease prevention, health promotion and protection from environmental threats. ? Foundational public health services, an ongoing effort to identify, prioritize and fund essential public health services for every county in Washington. Health Officer Gary Goldbaum serves on several work groups involved in this effort.

Closing Date: 5/14/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Pamela Aguilar,  Disease Intervention Specialist
Contact Location: 3020 Rucker Ave

Everett   WA  98201
United States
Contact Location: 3020 Rucker Ave
 
  Everett   WA  98201
  United States
Contact Phone: 425-339-8690 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: hrquestions@snohd.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following 3 documents via email, fax or mail (incomplete applications or those missing required documents may not be considered)

Fully completed SHD application ? Resume Cover Letter stating how your qualifications and experience meets the requirements to fulfill the position

Mail: Human Resources Snohomish Health District 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 306 Everett, WA 98201-3900

Email: HRQuestions@snohd.org

OR Fax: (425) 339-8702

Additional Information:

Web Site Delete Date: 5/14/2017