University of Washington School of Public Health
Disease Intervention Specialist - Snohomish Health District
Closing Date: June 16, 2017
Posted: May 16, 2017
POSITION: Disease Intervention Specialist
DIVISION: Prevention Services
SALARY RANGE: $4,760 to $6,379/month, starting salary is generally $4,760/month DOE
HOURS: Full Time/Non-Exempt
POSITION DUTIES: Per Attached Position Description
Snohomish Health District is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) in its Tuberculosis (TB) Control and Refugee Health program. The incumbent is responsible for TB contact investigations and screening as well as targeted testing to identify people who have active or latent tuberculosis. Incumbent works closely with public health nurses, TB Control Officer, community to provide necessary screening, education regarding TB testing and prevention. Incumbent collaborates with internal staff, other local health jurisdictions and state TB staff to coordinate contact investigations and reporting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field such as biology, microbiology, chemistry, counseling, psychology, behavioral science, public health, social science, health education or nursing. One year experience working in Tuberculosis Control program or other closely related program
BENEFITS: Snohomish Health District provides medical, dental, vision and life insurance for employees plus dependents if elected at a cost (prorated for Part Time). Participation with the Department of Retirement Systems retirement (PERS) is mandatory. Annual leave is earned at the rate of 12 days per year (prorated for Part Time) during the first year and increases with the length of service; sick leave is earned at the rate of 12 days per year (prorated for Part Time); 10 paid holidays per year plus 2 floating holidays (prorated for Part Time).
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following 4 documents via email, fax or mail (incomplete applications or those missing required documents may not be considered)
- Fully completed SHD application
- Cover Letter stating how your qualifications and experience meets the requirements to fulfill the position
- Supplemental Questionnaire
Mail: Human Resources Snohomish Health District 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 306 Everett, WA 98201-3900
OR Fax: (425) 339-8702
Snohomish Health District is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliations or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities.