Iowa Public Health Association

Career Opportunities


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.


Executive Secretary
Iowa Department of Public Health

Serves as the primary administrative support staff to the director of the Iowa Department of Public Health. Responsible for all aspects of the direct and ancillary support services for the director. Serves as the confidential administrative support staff assigned to the director, which includes managing director's personal and professional schedule, professional contacts, correspondence, and coordination of events and activities involving the director. Performs other duties and functions at the request of the director. Under the direct supervision of the director, and with daily operational oversight from the director and deputy director's office manager, schedules, arranges, and maintains appointments, public appearances, and travel for the director; prepares out-of-state travel requests and submits requests for reimbursement. Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and attention to detail while performing office duties of great complexity and sensitivity that require a high degree of autonomy, flexibility, timeliness, discretion, confidentiality, and responsiveness.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 8.30.17
Prevention Consultant
Iowa Department of Public Health

Serve as the Project Coordinator for the Comprehensive Substance Abuse Prevention Grant, funded through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPTBG), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 9.6.17
Vice President of Community Health
HCI Care Services/Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa

This position is responsible for strategic planning, coordinating and directing the daily operational activities of Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa staff providing maternal, child, outreach, dental, health and wellness and contract nursing services in the community.

For complete job description and application, register here.

Position open until filled.
Associate State Medical Examiner
Iowa Department of Public Health

Associate State Medical Examiner is needed to:

  • Performs postmortem examinations to collect evidence, document injury, determine etiology of disease, and determine cause and manner of death.
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  • Reviews the circumstances, social and medical history of decedents, and request appropriate ancillary tests in order to accurately arrive at a correct cause and manner of death.
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  • Maintains records of correspondence and other relevant information that is acquired in the investigation of a death.
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  • Creates a quality written report that summarizes the relevant information on performed postmortem examinations in a timely manner in accordance with National Association of Medical Examiner standards.
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  • Completes death certificates and authorizes cremations.
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  • Testifies in court and depositions as an expert witness to findings and opinions/conclusions when required.
For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 9.1.17
Radiation Machines Program Health Physicist/Inspector
Iowa Department of Public Health

A Health Physicist 2 is needed in the Bureau of Radiological Health radiation machines program to work with other Bureau of Radiological Health program staff under the general supervision of the Bureau of Radiological Health Chief.
 
After obtaining adequate training and education, this individual will work in the radiation machines program to register, inspect, and investigate facilities operating radiation machines in Iowa to ascertain the degree of compliance with the appropriate standards, rules, and laws. Additionally, this individual will research and stay current on radiation machine technologies and provide technical assistance to facilities regarding radiation shielding, radiation protection, and machine standards and calibration. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills related to radiation protection and radiation machine operation, and be able to review and interpret technical documents, as well as federal and state regulations.


For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 8.31.17

State Public Health Medical Director/Epidemiologist
Iowa Department of Public Health

This position will serve as State Medical Director and State Epidemiologist for the Iowa Department of Public Health. Direct state-wide disease surveillance, investigation, and follow-up. Assess trends of diseases, risk factors for health events, effectiveness of prevention and control efforts, and implement appropriate modifications to improve the health of Iowans.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 9.1.17

Licensure Specialist

Iowa Department of Public Health


The clerk-specialist is responsible for review of applications received for physician and acupuncturist licensure by the Iowa Board of Medicine. These reviews include applications for several types of licenses for physicians and permanent licensure for acupuncturists. Applications are reviewed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with administrative rules and office practice.


For complete job description and application, click here.


Application deadline 8.20.17


Receptionist (Part-time)

Iowa Department of Public Health


The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a part-time receptionist. The position will work 32 hours in a two week pay period. The position will be scheduled to work every other week Tuesday through Friday. The position will also occasionally work on other days as needed.  


For complete job description and application, click here.
 

Application deadline 8.20.17

Temporary Forensic Morgue Attendant

Iowa Department of Public Health


Responsible for the receiving, storage, and release of bodies during the non-business hours from and to authorized personnel (funeral home/law enforcement).  Hours are 5:00 pm through 7:00 am.


For complete job description and application, click here.


Application deadline 8.20.17

Registered Dietician

Mid-Sioux Opportunity Inc.


Dietician registered in the State of Iowa is needed for the Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).  Professional experience in public health services and maternal/child health nutrition preferred.  40 hours per week with hours varying according to clinic schedule.  Local travel to clinic sites required at least two days per week.  Benefits include:  health, life insurance, vacation/sick leave, 9+ paid holidays and IPERS.  Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is a Community Action Agency serving Lyon, Sioux, Plymouth, Cherokee and Ida counties in northwest Iowa.  To apply on-line please visit www.midsioux.org To mail, fax or e-mail letter of application/resume, send to:

 

Sharon Heidesch

Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.

418 S Marion Street

Remsen, IA  51050

FAX:          712-786-3250

E-MAIL:    sheidesch@midsioux.org

PHONE:    1-800-859-2025

HHS Emerging Leaders Program   

US Department of Health and Human Services

The Next Generation of Leaders in HHS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is recruiting for the next generation of leaders to join the federal ranks and support our mission to serve the American public.  The HHS Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a competitive, two-year, paid, federal internship within HHS. The program provides interns with a unique opportunity to develop enhanced leadership skills in one of the largest federal agencys in the nation. HHS is looking for talented and highly-motivated individuals with a commitment to public service. The program provides an excellent opportunity for participants to begin a professional career in HHS.

Click here to view more information and application details. 

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