PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALISTCITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO
PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST
(Job Opening ID # 510189)
Two full-timepositionsavailable with KCMO’s Health Department, Healthy Homes Division and Communicable Disease-Laboratory Division, 2400 Troost.Normal Work Days/Hours: Days/Hours Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Healthy Homes:Assists in conducting interviews and surveys to collect information to be used in administrative, fiscal, budgetary, operational, procedural analysis. Conducts health homes inspections on rental properties (various types) throughout the City, in compliance with Ordinance 180248. Responds to complaints filed on rental properties in accordance with program guidelines. Compiles and calculates statistical data in planning, implementation, evaluation of public health programs. Plans and conducts a public health program or project of limited complexity. Determines proper methods and techniques to use in promoting the activities of the assigned unit. Delivers speeches and assists in writing reports and articles to stimulate interest. Disseminates information to the community regarding special public health programs. Provides basic information to the public and community organizations concerning specific public health problems, needs, concerns regarding rental housing. Assists an administrative or technical superior in conducting various tasks of rental housing activity, including, but not limited to, property registration.Communicable Disease-Laboratory: Performs routine lab tests such as urinalysis, gram stains, wet preps, RPRs, darkfield, basic microscopy and manual procedures requiring judgement. Sets up and analyzes test procedures. Preference given for an accredited Associate’s degree in medical laboratory science or equivalent certification or 1 year of clinical experience (moderate complexity testing) and CLIA/CAP experience.REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.Salary Range: $18.24-$29.15/hour.Application Deadline: September 14, 2018. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.