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To submit a position for considered posting, please e-mail a brief position description to the Iowa Public Health Association at iowapha@gmail.com.  This service is offered free-of-charge to current IPHA members (individuals and organizations).  Non-members may request positions to be posted for a fee of $150.  As a non-profit professional association, IPHA seeks to share career opportunities within Iowa's public health community, and this funding mechanism helps to support this service and the mission-driven work of IPHA. 


Any Job Posting that does not contain a close or apply by date will be removed from this page ninety (90) days from the date it was posted. Postings that contain a date will be removed from this page the day after regardless of the number of days from the post date. If the Close Date of your posting changes, please contact IPHA with a corrected time frame.

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Medical Examiner Investigator Liaison Officer | Iowa Department of Public Health

In the capacity of a Community Health Consultant, the successful candidate will provide leadership and implementation in quality assurance and quality improvement in medical legal death investigation throughout the state and perform medical legal death investigation. The work schedule may require working weekends, holidays, days during the week and a few evenings. Hours will vary depending on staffing and case load.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 2.27.19

Oral Health Coordinator​ | Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health seeks one full time Registered Dental Hygienist to serve as Oral Health Coordinator.  Under general supervision, this position develops and administers oral health program services in the service area and manage oral health portions of grant contracts. Assures program areas are well represented and appropriately integrated within local health, education, and community systems by developing and maintaining relationships with community partners. Develops protocols for the oral health program and tracks data on children’s oral health needs. Provides screenings, fluoride varnish, prophylaxes and sealants as a gap-filling measure.

Starting salary $24.84/hour plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit our website, www.johnson-county.com

Application deadline 3.11.19

Public Health Nurse (Part-time) | Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health seeks one part time (20 hours) Registered Nurse to assist in WIC and Maternal/Child Health Programs.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of an Associate’s degree and two years of general nursing experience in pediatric, maternal, school, or public health settings preferred. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa. Experience administering adult/child immunizations, knowledge of maternal health, and bilingual Spanish or French preferred.

Starting salary $23.60/hour plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit our website, www.johnson-county.com.

Application deadline 3.3.19

Public Health Nurse (Full-time) | Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health seeks one full time Registered Nurse to assist in WIC and Maternal/Child Health Programs.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of an Associate’s degree and two years of general nursing experience in pediatric, maternal, school, or public health settings preferred. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa. Experience administering adult/child immunizations, knowledge of maternal health, and bilingual Spanish or French preferred.

Starting salary $23.60/hour plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit our website, www.johnson-county.com.

Application deadline 3.3.19

2019 AmeriCorps Positions: Improving Community Food Security in Northeast Iowa


AmeriCorps members will be involved in:


  • Improving access to the freshest fruits and vegetables for vulnerable populations
  • Working with Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s many innovative community food projects
  • Working with local farms to bring fresh, local vegetables to underserved populations
  • Building capacity for a mobile produce stand
  • Working with others to develop a large vegetable garden for a local health clinic
  • Learning about long term strategies towards community food security


AmeriCorps members receive living stipend of roughly $12,300, plus $5,900 in education award. Several year-long positions available. Several different start times throughout 2019, beginning now!


Requirement: Completed undergrad degree and commitment to community service Contact: Kamyar Enshayan, Director Center for Energy & Environmental Education University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA 50614-0293 Kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu 319-273-7575



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