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Hamilton County Public Health

 

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Harm Reduction Specialist

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Harm Reduction Specialist in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: High school diploma and experience working in or with public health, health education, or related field. Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, or related field, training and experience in substance-related disorders preferred. CDCA or willingness to acquire CDCA certification preferred. May be required to work additional time beyond normal business hours. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate distribution of lifesaving medication under the direction of the supervisor within the division of Disease Prevention.
  • Implement best practices associated with medication inventory management and distribution.
  • Facilitate and ensure data collection and reporting procedures.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with healthcare, behavioral/mental health, public, private, non-profit, civic, professional and/or volunteer agencies and individuals engaged substance use/abuse prevention activities including health providers, medical behavioral/mental providers, healthcare systems, first responders (law enforcement and fire/emergency medical services), education professionals, community-based harm reduction programs.
  • Participation in all programmatic aspects of the project including implementation, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Participation in regular project meetings.
  • Ensuring the delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate education for participants, family members, and the community; peer navigation for linkage to addiction treatment services; overdose prevention education; and linkage to other healthcare and social service providers as needed.
  • Provide support for public health emergencies.

**This is a grant funded position

This is a non-exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

Plumbing Inspector I/II

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Plumbing Inspector I/II vacancy in the Plumbing Division. The successful candidate will conduct plumbing inspections to ensure compliance in residential and commercial buildings. Requirements include: HS Diploma or GED; Seven years experience as a plumber and possession of a journeyman license. State of Ohio Certified Plumbing Inspectors License or ability to obtain; Valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use. Some evening and weekend hours required.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct onsite inspections and plan review of new or existing plumbing systems in commercial and residential buildings to ensure they meet required plumbing code and local regulations.
  • Conduct backflow surveys, investigations, process surveys and notices.
  • Investigating complaints or reports of nuisances.
  • Working with other officials and agencies (contractors/homeowners) in the promotion of improved environmental health.
  • Must have intermediate computer skills.
  • Must be able to interact professionally with customers and public to provide excellent customer service.
  • Must obtain Medical Gas Inspectors license within three years of employment, installer 6010 helpful.
  • Must obtain backflow tester certification within one year of employment.

This is a non-exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume by 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018, to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

 

Full-time Epidemiologist

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Full Time Epidemiologist in the Department of Community Health Services. Candidates must possess a Master’s in Public Health or a degree in a related field. Two or more years of experience in disease surveillance, community health assessments, and/or epidemiological research is preferred.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participating in the design, management, and evaluation of surveillance systems used to monitor and characterize infectious disease, injury, mortality, and other adverse health outcomes in the community.
  • Participating in the local coordination of activities related to disease surveillance and outbreak investigations.
  • Collecting, processing, and analyzing public health data using tools such SAS and ArcGIS; assisting with the management of statistical databases.
  • Coordinating and conducting epidemiologic research/ community health assessments.
  • Producing and presenting surveillance reports and manuscripts.
  • Assisting with the evaluation of public health practices associated with disease prevention.
  • Developing methods to monitor and improve data quality.
  • Maintaining collaborative partnerships with local public health stakeholders.
  • Creating and presenting community health assessments to various community groups.
  • Experience with quality improvement, program evaluation, and/or performance management a plus.

This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. EOE.

Please send resume to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.Taylor@hamilton-co.org

Posted Until Filled

 

 

Public Health Nurse

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Licensed Ohio RN and one (1) year RN experience preferred. Must have valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use.

Job duties included but are not limited to:

  • Provides immunization services to Hamilton County residents at on and offsite locations.
  • Works with school nurses and other entities to facilitate immunization of underserved populations.
  • Maintains vaccine inventory in state data base.
  • Provides case management for families enrolled in Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps.
  • Provides case management for children with high lead levels by reviewing test results, providing family education, case management, home visiting and documentation of interventions in state data base.
  • Provides case management to prevent perinatal Hepatitis B infections and documents interventions in state database.
  • Assisting with STD investigation in the field including treatment services and in scheduled clinics. Possible home visitation required.

**Position posted until filled

This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.Taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

Harm Reduction Vehicle Operator

Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH) is accepting applications for a full time Vehicle Operator for the harm reduction program in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: High school diploma or GED with experience operating and maintaining large commercial and/or recreational vehicles. Experience in fire sciences/EMS, public health, health education or related field, and/or experience in injury or substance use/abuse prevention, as a first responder, within healthcare systems or other similar positions preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency. A commercial driver’s license is not required. For more information about the harm reduction program and the services offered, please visit: https://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/harm-reduction/

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Driving and operation of the harm reduction program vehicle to points of care in the community, and ensuring proper set up of necessary equipment/placement of vehicle during daily mobilization and demobilization. Assisting with inventory and supply management for daily operations of the vehicle. Scheduling, tracking, and ensuring routine maintenance and repairs of the vehicle.
  • Serve as the day-to-day field staff/support staff for the mobile harm reduction program assisting with the delivery of the following core program components: client intake and needle exchange; client surveys and data collection; culturally and linguistically appropriate education for participants, family members, and the community; provision of supplies for syringe services; distribution of personal care items; testing, counseling, and referral for communicable diseases as well as other point of care testing; peer navigation for linkage to addiction treatment services; overdose prevention education and supplies including naloxone; and linkage to other healthcare and social service providers as needed.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Provide support for public health emergencies.

Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

**Position Posted Until Filled.
Please send resume to:
Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

Disease Investigation Specialist

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Disease Investigation Specialist in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in health education, nursing or a related field and two (2) years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts disease investigations for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Provides risk-reduction education and counseling in community settings, at testing sites, sexually transmitted disease clinics or other setting when necessary.
  • Locates and interviews clients regarding contact identification for active disease intervention and sex or needle sharing partner notification services per CDC guidelines.
  • Answers questions and maintains strict confidentiality of all information obtained in counseling sessions.

This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume
by 4:00 p.m., Friday September 28, 2018, to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

 

Customer Service Specialist

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for Customer Service Specialists in the customer service group. Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years of directly related experience (core coursework in an Associate’s Degree program may be substituted for years of experience); or equivalent combinations of training and/or experience which evidences a thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures and demonstrable skill in typing. Must have desire to work in a fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking between counter customers, phone calls, and data entry. Intermediate Excel and Beginner level Access database skills preferred.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Interacting with customers on phone and in person.
  • Processing requests for birth and death certificates, licenses and permits.
  • Providing general clerical support to all Public Health Programs.
  • Responding to questions and inquiries from public.
  • Answering calls for Agency.
  • Entering Data into spreadsheets and databases.
  • Working on special projects as assigned.

This is a non-exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2018 to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.Taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

 

Maternal and Child Health Neighborhood Navigators

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Neighborhood Navigators in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include:
Bachelor’s degree in public health, community health, social services, or other related field preferred. Experience working in a community-based setting preferred for 1-2 years, Community Health Worker or other related certification preferred. Experience with community engagement and outreach to diverse populations preferred. Interpersonal skills that foster trust, including sensitivity, empathy, flexibility, accessibility, patience, resourcefulness and the ability to be non-judgmental desirable. Some evening and weekend hours required. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing trusting relationships with women and their families while providing general support and encouragement.
  • Conducting intake interviews with women to identify needs and connecting women with applicable programs and services.
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of local resources to connect identified women to.
  • Provide follow-up to women to ensure identified needs were met.
  • Document all communication, connections/referrals, and follow-up for each women served.
  • Coordinate with MCH Access to Care Coordinator to review documented barriers and access challenges.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by division director and agency administration.
  • Provide support for public health emergencies.

These are non- exempt positions. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

**These positions are grant funded. Please send resume to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

Posted until filled

 

Disease Prevention Supervisor

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Disease Prevention Supervisor in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: BA/BS in related field; training and experience which evidences a thorough knowledge of office management principles and practices. RN, Social work or other clinical/casework background preferred.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Support assigned grant development and prepare project related budgets.
  • Provide technical assistance for the Harm Reduction Program.
  • Supervise assigned staff.
  • Evaluate project outcomes.
  • Establish, facilitate, and ensure data collection and reporting procedures for the Harm Reduction Program.
  • Implement best practices associated with medication and supply inventory management and distribution for Disease Prevention programs.
  • Provide support for public health emergencies.

This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

Please send resume by Friday, November 2, 2018 to:

Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

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