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.
Community Health Division Manager
Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health is seeking a Community Health Division Manager. Responsibilities include supervising staff, seeking grants and managing programs in employee wellness, HIV, tobacco prevention, communicable disease & community health needs assessments. Master’s degree in public health, public administration, health education, health promotion, nursing, public health epidemiology, or other related field and 1 year supervisory experience in public health or a related field OR a Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, health promotion, nursing, public health epidemiology, or other related field and 3 years of experience in public health or closely related field with 2 years in a supervisory capacity. 

Starting annual salary is $72,357 plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit  www.johnson-county.com

Applications deadline 4:30 p.m 10.27.17 
Resume and cover letter must be attached to online application.


Program Planner 3
Iowa Department of Public Health

The position provides Administration and coordination of the statewide Operation Releaf program for the Department of Natural Resources' main office (Wallace State Office Building).
Primary Job Duties
Create, coordinate and administer federally funded grants. Administer Operation Releaf tree distribution program, Trees for Kids Grant and Environmental Education programs and other statewide marketing.  Support with partners in the urban and forestry community's. Develop publications for partners, staff, web and media.
Federal Grant Coordination
Create, Coordinate and Administer the Federally funded statewide Landscape Scale Restoration Grants  and additional future grant programs, working with municipal, county, and state planning organizations.  Coordinate grant work with forestry field staff and report accomplishments to the State Forester. Prepare technical reporting for US Forest Service.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 10.27.17

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

The Iowa Department of Public Health is recruiting for the position of State Public Health Medical Director & Epidemiologist, with a start date in late calendar year 2017.
 
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 11.2.17
Associate State Medical Examiner
Iowa Department of Public Health

Performs postmortem examinations to collect evidence, document injury, determine etiology of disease, and determine cause and manner of death.
 
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.
 
Maintains records of correspondence and other relevant information that is acquired in the investigation of a death.
 
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.
 
Completes death certificates and authorizes cremations.
 
Testifies in court and depositions as an expert witness to findings and opinions/conclusions when required.
 
Provides consultation and assistance to County Medical Examiners, investigators, and law enforcement with regard to need for autopsy, wording of death certificates, procedures and scene/historical review of cases as requested.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 11.03.17
Registered Dietician
Mid Sioux Opportunity, Inc.

Registered Dietitian Licensed in the State of Iowa 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

An Equal Opportunity Employer


For complete job description and application, click here.  

Position open until filled.

Termporary Secretary
Iowa Department of Public Health


This position is located in the state medical examiner's office.  For complete job description and application, click here.


Application deadline 11.12.17

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.
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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