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Health Officer (PT) - Spokane Regional Health District

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Location: Spokane, WA
Part-time position, 30 hours per week
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11200
Posted: March 3, 2017

OPENS:   February 3, 2017  CLOSES: Open until filled, or until sufficient applications are received 
DIVISION: Administration  PROGRAM:

SCHEDULE:   .75 FTE (30 hours/wk.)
This registry may also be used for any additional Health Officer positions with similar qualifications which may occur in the next 6 months.
SALARY RANGE: The adjusted annual salary range (based on .75 FTE) for this position is $112,500 to $158,298.84 ($9,375.00 to $13,191.57 monthly).  Placement on the salary range is dependent upon experience.  Position includes a comprehensive benefits package.

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (incomplete applications or those missing required documents may not be considered):

  • Fully Completed SRHD Application
  • Background check form
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

• Enforce local and state public health laws, serving as the chief medical officer for the health district and providing highly complex staff assistance.  This position may have supervisory responsibilities.
• This position reports to the Spokane Regional Health District Administrator.

Required Education/Experience:
• The health officer must have a Master’s in Public Health or its equivalent in accordance with RCW 70.05.051
• Prefer Five years directly related public health experience including tuberculosis control.

Required Licenses:
• The local health officer must be an experienced physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery in this state; and who is qualified or provisionally qualified in accordance with the standards prescribed in RCW 70.05.050 through 70.05.055 to hold the office of local health officer.
• Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency for prescription of controlled substances.
• Valid motor vehicle license and current auto insurance

Other (preferred work outside of the Health District):
• Ideally, the Health Officer would work part-time in a clinical setting in the community or have a similar relationship. This work is not paid for by the Health District.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• The local health officer must have knowledge of all pertinent federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and policies governing public health; epidemiology and disease control; principles of effective leadership; public relations and community organization and collaboration.   
• The health officer must be able to evaluate health service programs; maintain effective community relations; interpret and comply with applicable local, state and federal regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Conducts himself or herself in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with the board, the public, community partners and staff. Maintains the highest standards of ethical behavior; and perform such other tasks as reasonably directed by the administrator.
For an application form, visit us at or contact the office of Human Resource Services by mail or phone.  Please see reverse side for additional application information.



Required Education/Licenses:

      • Master’s in Public Health (or equivalent)
      • Experienced physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery in the state of Washington
      • Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency for prescription of controlled substances
    • Valid motor vehicle license and current auto insurance


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