Employment with San Juan Basin Public Health

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San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring a Communicable Disease Specialist I  to serve as Case Investigation/Contact Tracers. These positions will assist the Southwest Epidemiologist(s), perform case and contact investigations, update data tracking systems regularly, provide recommendations to Southwest Regional Epidemiologist(s), and facilitate and participate in public health planning, training, and exercises. Employees will be devoted to developing, sustaining, and improving upon public health surveillance and epidemiological investigation systems and processes at the local level in Colorado, as well as providing support in the development of a collaborative statewide network providing emergency preparedness and response assistance. Qualifications for these positions are an Associate’s degree and two years of healthcare, public health or related experience.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The hiring range for these positions are $17.80 to $25.81 an hour. New hires are typically made at or near the minimum of the hiring range; the full wage range is included on the job description.

Communicable Disease Specialist I

Job Description

San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring a Water Quality Laboratory Supervisor to oversee a laboratory offering compliance and private-party testing of drinking water and wastewater. The position, as assigned, will supervise laboratory staff, act as a technical resource for staff within and outside of the laboratory, perform biological and physical analyses of water and wastewater samples, record and report data, maintain inventory, equipment and information technology, perform billing services and monitor finances, and provide information to the public and regulatory authorities. A key role for this position will be modernizing laboratory operations through the selection and operation of laboratory management software to reduce administrative tasks and improve data sharing. Members of the environmental health team work closely with partners and the public to protect public health and the environment on behalf of San Juan Basin Public Health and the community. A bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or a related field and three years of water laboratory experience, including one year of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. The position is scheduled to close on October 16, 2020, or when an adequate pool is reached. The hiring range for this position is $24.51 to $36.77 an hour. New hires are typically made at or near the minimum of the hiring range; the full wage range is included on the job description.

Water Quality Laboratory Supervisor

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San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring a Public Health Nurse to work within the immunization and sexual health clinics.  This part time position includes counseling, education, and administration of vaccines as well as providing STI testing and treatment, birth control counseling, and follow-up for patients of the sexual health clinic.  This public health nurse will also work within SJBPH communicable disease program to place and read PPD tests, monitor latent TB infection patients and their treatment, and monitor disease surveillance data and investigate disease cases.  Applicants must be a Registered Nurse in state of Colorado, have a current CPR Certification, and have a minimum of one-year nursing experience.  This position is scheduled to close 9/30/2020, or until an adequate pool is reached.  The hiring range for this position is $24.51 to $36.77 an hour.  New hires are typically made at or near the minimum of the hiring range; the full wage range is included on the job description.

Public Health Nurse

Job Description

San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring an Infection Prevention Nurse to work within COVID response.  This full-time position includes counseling and education of approved infection prevention guidelines, learning Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) assessment methods, performing ICAR assessments at local facilities, and training staff to perform ICAR assessments.  This public health nurse may also work within SJBPH communicable disease program and COVID response to monitor disease surveillance data and investigate disease cases. The incumbent will also work closely with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Healthcare Associated Infections team.  Applicants must be a Registered Nurse in state of Colorado, have a current CPR Certification, and have a minimum of one-year nursing experience. This position is scheduled to close 9/13/2020, or until an adequate pool is reached.  The hiring range for this position is $24.51 to $36.77 an hour.  New hires are typically made at or near the minimum of the hiring range; the full wage range is included on the job description.

Infection Prevention Nurse

Job Description

San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring a COVID-19 Liaison Officer to act as a lead for partnerships with agencies and community organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The position will establish liaison counterparts at partner agencies, relay appropriate information to partner agencies on behalf of SJBPH, relay appropriate information and requests back to SJBPH on behalf of partners and identify appropriate collaborative solutions to identified issues and problems. The position will also coordinate the regional incident policy group, containing elected officials, agency administrators, and representatives from school districts, state and federal agencies, and tribes. The Liaison Officer will also attend community meetings and track developments in public health statutes, orders, advisories, and technical guidance, and will serve as Deputy Clerk to the San Juan Basin Board of Health.  This position is scheduled to close 9/4/2020, or until an adequate pool is reached.  The hiring range for this position is $33.34 to $41.68. New hires are typically made at or near the minimum of the hiring range; the full wage range is included on the job description.

COVID-19 Liaison Officer

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