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PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 5, 2022
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PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST 

(Job Opening ID #515610)

Full-time position available with the Health Department, STD Program Division 2400 Troost.

As a condition of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees will be required to provide documentation of having received an influenza (Flu) Vaccination.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Conducts investigations, including interviewing clients and contacts as necessary to obtain required information on all assigned communicable diseases, including hepatitis, vaccine-preventable diseases, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases. Properly interprets and makes decisions in conformance with established laws, regulations, and policies. Collects, analyze, and interprets data and submits oral and written reports. Presents technical material in a clear, precise manner that can be easily understood by a variety of groups. Assists in the investigation of all outbreaks that require epidemiological follow-up. Assures the implementation of appropriate control and intervention measures with emphasis on disease prevention for communicable diseases as well as some case management for perinatal hepatitis B contacts. Exercises limited independent judgment and initiative within the CD and STD Investigation Units. Performs a selection of basic clinical techniques and procedures, including phlebotomy. Performs other assigned duties.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must pass a preemployment drug screen and post offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $22.61-$34.48hour.

Application Deadline: September 19, 2022.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.