Current Job Openings Available with

Hamilton County Public Health

 

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Sanitarian III

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Sanitarian III vacancy in the Environmental Health Division.  The successful candidate will supervisor a team of Public Health Sanitarians who conduct community health inspections to ensure compliance.  Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in science, public health or related field and two (2) to three (3) years experience in public health; State of Ohio Registered Sanitarian; Valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use.  Some evening and weekend hours required.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and coordinate the investigation of complaints or reports of public health nuisances and disease.
  • Supervise a team of Public Health Sanitarians who conduct onsite inspections of operation, facilities and/or systems to ensure they meet required public health standards and local regulations.
  • Conduct onsite inspections of operation, facilities and/or systems to ensure they meet required public health standards and local regulations.
  • Investigate complaints or reports of public health nuisances and disease.
  • Work with other officials and agencies in the promotion of improved environmental health.

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, October 30th, 2020 to:
Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

Health Counselor

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Health Counselor in the Department of Community Health Services.  Requirements include: a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and one (1) year of experience in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects a public health setting or equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences an advanced knowledge of addiction and addiction services.  Relevant certification preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as expert and advisor for Substance Use Disorder and Addiction for Colerain Township administration and public services.
  • Work with public service departments (law enforcement, fire, EMS, etc.) and other local groups to provide care coordination and link individuals to organizations that provide needed services. Provide education and support on social determinates of health to community groups, organizations, and businesses.
  • Establish relationships with businesses and chamber of commerce to provide education, individual assistance, and assist with 2nd chance programs.
  • Maintain partnership with Northwest Local School District to provide prevention/intervention for 1st time drug/alcohol offenses. Support pre-arrest diversion through Hamilton County Juvenile Court and Colerain Township.
  • Assist with Quick Response Team program to conduct follow-up visits for recent reported overdoses. Assist Fire/EMS with Safe Stations program and follow-up with referrals provided by Fire/EMS.
  • Provide trauma informed care training and support. Work with Fire/EMS/Police for first responder trauma support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is an exempt grant funded 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, October 30th, 2020 to:
Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

 

 

Part Time Harm Reduction Specialist Contractor

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a contractual Harm Reduction Specialist in the Department of Community Health Services.  The hours necessary are Monday-Friday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Requirements include: High school diploma or GED with experience in public health, health education or related field, and experience in injury or substance use/abuse prevention, as a first responder, within healthcare systems and/or other similar positions.  Must be able to pass a required background check and receive access approval to Hamilton County Justice Center as determined by Office of Hamilton County Risk Management.  Bachelor’s Degree, OPRS, OCPS, OCDP, or other relevant certification preferred.  Must have ability to quickly engage and interact with inmates in order to explain the benefit of possessing life-saving naloxone.  Knowledge of overdose and substance use disorders and/or direct experience working in substance use treatment preferred. Passion for the mission of saving lives of those with Substance Use Disorder is the key element to succeeding in this position.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a day-to-day field staff at the Hamilton County Justice Center to facilitate naloxone distribution to inmates after daily arraignment.
  • Provide education use and quickly work with Sheriff’s staff to secure the placement of naloxone kits into inmate property bags.
  • Coordinate the supply of naloxone to be distributed and gathering/maintaining necessary information from inmates who consent to receive prescription naloxone kits.
  • Collaborate with the supervisor and Sheriff’s staff on scheduling, supply inventory, program reports, program evaluation, participate in discussions on revision of program policies and procedures, proposal development, and inter-agency collaboration.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and works collaboratively with Sheriff’s personnel and leadership. May conduct various trainings, and/or activities including attending meetings to represent and present on program activities and/or to seek out current information about harm reduction, and substance abuse disorder treatment and care.

This is a grant-funded contractual 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.

Posted Until Filled

Please send resume to:
Shana Merrick, Harm Reduction Director
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Shana.Merrick@hamilton-co.org       

 

Medical Assistant  

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Medical Assistant in the Department of Community Health Services.  Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED with two (2) years of public health or clinical experience.  Must be a Certified/Registered Medical Assistant.  Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.

Job duties included but are not limited to:

  • Performs accurate front desk workflows in a medical setting including patient registration, insurance eligibility, scheduling, payment collection and cash handling, answering phone and responding to voicemail, data entry, fax retrieval and document scanning.
  • Opens and closes front office and check-in/check-out process.
  • Prepares patients for examination; obtains medical history; collects vital signs; venipuncture procedure and sputum collection; administers medications as directed by physician, nurse practitioner (NP), or nurse (RN); provides care for patients in clinic and off-site in the community.
  • Administers immunizations, PPD’s and STI injections. Manages vaccines and clinic supply inventory including ordering and daily temperature monitoring.

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 Friday, October 9th, 2020 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.
  • Collecting, processing, and analyzing public health data using tools such SAS, Tableau, 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 the Harm Reduction division.
  • Developing methods to monitor and improve data quality.
  • Maintaining collaborative partnerships with local public health stakeholders.
  • Assisting with the performance management counsel’s customer feedback work group.
  • Experience with quality improvement, program evaluation, and/or performance management a plus.

**This position is grant funded.

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.

**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

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – BE A COVID-19 CONTACT TRACER with Hamilton County Public Health

Position Overview: Help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Contact tracing is a crucial part of the public health response to the virus.  You will contact positive patients (by phone) and their close contacts to advise them how to manage their illness while not spreading to others, You will be part of a lifesaving team of public health professionals working on the frontlines to bring Coronavirus under control. This position will be remote following initial training.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews persons who have been reported to have COVID-19 to elicit relevant health and close contact information in an empathetic manner. Daily required follow-up with positive cases to ensure they are isolating and to obtain needed information.
  • Notifies exposed individuals (contacts) of their potential exposure as rapidly and sensitively as possible. Encourages contacts to stay home and maintain social distance from others (at least 6 feet) until 14 days after their last exposure, in case they also become ill.
  • Builds and maintains trust with patients to conduct investigations and discover unreported cases.
  • Checks in with contacts to ensure they are self-quarantining, self-monitoring, and have not developed symptoms.
  • Educates on COVID-19 isolation and self-quarantine practices.
  • Maintains records on all delinquent and/or non-conforming patients.
  • Maintains data in Contact Tracing software (For example: Google GSuite).
  • Performs a variety of duties relating to the preparation of reports, entering personal data on patient registers and preparing correspondence to send to patients who are in need of medical examination and treatment.
  • Protects patient privacy; contacts are only informed that they may have been exposed to a patient with the infection. They are not told the identity of the patient who may have exposed them.
  • Utilizes excellent and sensitive interpersonal, cultural sensitivity, and interviewing skills that builds and maintains trust with patients and contacts as you work with a patient to help them recall everyone with whom they have had close contact during the timeframe while they may have been infectious.
  • Utilizes appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to show empathy to distressed individuals
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to show a professional and positive attitude
  • Exceptional work ethic and organizational skills
  • Experience in social work or public health is a plus!

These are full/part time contract positions.
If interested, please send resume to:
Jessica Skelton, Public Health Response Coordinator
Jessica.Skelton@hamilton-co.org

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Coordinator

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Coordinator.  The DEI Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing strategic initiatives and projects that promote DEI in both internal workforce development and external community engagement. Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and five years experience working with the diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups; developing and advancing workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and workplace culture change for measurable results or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  Must have valid driver’s license issued in the state of residency.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure DEI strategies align with public health accreditation standards, utilize quality improvement methods to integrate health equity tools, processes and practices; and submit funding proposals to finance DEI initiatives.
  • Plan, develop, and guide strategic efforts to help the agency more effectively recruit, engage, and retain a diverse public health workforce and increase the agency’s ability to support a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Conduct outreach with residents and leaders in vulnerable and underserved communities to evaluate the quality of the HCPH’s programs and services;
  • Serve as internal agency resource to inform how policy decisions may potentially affect vulnerable populations, and ensure that HCPH initiatives and activities promote participation by low-income and vulnerable populations; evaluate organizational practices, processes, and policies in partnership with senior leadership to identify areas of enhancement of program effectiveness as it relates to DEI policies and outreach.
  • Support HCPH’s work to address racism as a public health crisis and to ensure coordination and integration with racial justice and community engagement work; Initiate new partnerships, including identifying nontraditional partners to advance DEI priorities of HCPH.
  • Contribute to the development of communication materials that are culturally appropriate and consider diverse audiences.
  • Support integration of health equity work into HCPH programs and enlist the support of staff to do so.
  • Stay current and advise on emerging issues and trends in DEI as they relate to public health/health care.

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.

**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

 

Information Technology Specialist

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for an Information Technology Support Specialist.  Requirements include: Associates degree with two (2) years experience in desktop support; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  This is an exempt position.  Only non-tobacco users need apply.  EOE.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance, design and implementation of information systems solutions for the agency. Work with end users to troubleshoot and streamline existing processes.
  • Troubleshoots hardware issues including, but not limited to desktop and laptop PC’s, tablets and cell phones, desk phones, printers, faxes, and servers.
  • Troubleshoots software issues with Microsoft Office 2010 and newer, Windows 10 and several other packages in limited use.
  • Deployment of new hardware and software as described above.
  • Evaluates computer hardware and software and makes recommendation for their acquisition and utilization.
  • Escalates calls to vendors and specialists as required.
  • Work with small I.T. team to provide world class customer service to ~150 users.

**Posted Until Filled

Please send resume and salary requirements to:

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

 

COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team Member

Position Overview:
Hamilton County Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology and Assessment is responsible for monitoring positive cases of COVID-19 and outbreaks of COVID-19 in Hamilton County (excluding the City of Cincinnati, City of Norwood and Springdale).  To accomplish this, Hamilton County Public Health has created a COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team to help set up infection control practices, track cases and outbreaks of COVID-19, and offer guidance and resources.

The COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team Member is responsible for providing support and working directly with facilities in Hamilton County Public Health’s jurisdiction to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.  This position will work closely with facilities such as nursing home/long-term care facilities, schools and daycares, and the Senior Communicable Disease Specialist and Communicable Disease Specialists at Hamilton County Public Health to provide guidance on support on the best practices to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within their facility.  This position will work as part of the outbreak team and serve as the direct liaison between the facilities and the Division of Epidemiology and Assessment at Hamilton County Public Health.

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, with occasional work after hours and on weekends to support COVID-19 prevention efforts.  The position is a contractual and temporary position.  This position is 100% remote (work from home) and requires a computer and internet access.  Must live in Hamilton County, Ohio or immediate surrounding county. 

Responsibilities:

  • Meet regularly with the COVID-19 Outbreak Team at Hamilton County Public Health.
  • Participate in all training to learn procedures for COVID-19 outbreak investigations; including, use of appropriate software and tracking databases.
  • Stay up-to-date on the most recent COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ohio Department of Health and Hamilton County Public Health.
  • Communicate regularly with facilities who have reported a case of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Maintain and enter personal health data on COVID-19 cases and outbreaks on master line lists.
  • Maintain ongoing contact with facilities and provide regular activity updates to the COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with a wide array of people and personalities.
  • Flexibility, professionalism, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to use technology (e.g., GSuite) and be proficient with computers.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Background in healthcare, nursing, social work, public health or related field preferred.

Please send resume to:
Samantha Trimbach, Communicable Disease Investigator
samantha.trimbach@hamilton-co.org 
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

 

Health Inspector/Sanitarian

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Health Inspector/Sanitarian vacancy in the Environmental Health Division. The successful candidate will conduct community health inspections to ensure compliance. Requirements include: State of Ohio Registered Sanitarian or Sanitarian in Training registration or ability to obtain; Bachelor’s Degree in Science; Valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use. Some evening and weekend hours required.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting onsite inspections of operation, facilities and/or systems to ensure they meet required public health standards and local regulations (i.e., food service inspections, swimming pool inspections, public accommodations facilities, etc.)
  • Investigating complaints or reports of public health nuisances and disease.
  • Working with other officials and agencies in the promotion of improved environmental health.
  • Ensuring Smoke Free Ohio compliance and maintenance of relative documentation.

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.

Starting Salary: Sanitarian in Training $18.11 per hour
Registered Sanitarian $22.78 per hour

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

 

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