Job Openings

To submit a position for considered posting, please e-mail a brief position description to the Iowa Public Health Association at kim@iowapha.org 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.

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Web Application Developer - Job Number 21-02730

Location: Des Moines   Company name: Iowa Department of Public Health   Job type: full-time

Web Application Developer – To serve as the lead for the public website design, back-end application development, and support of the AMANDA licensing application. This includes utilizing various technologies such as JavaScript, angular.js and Swagger to maintain the public facing websites. Proficiency with T-SQL creating, updating, and maintaining SQL views, writing complex queries, creating and altering stored procedures and functions for application development.

For complete job description and application, click here.

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Web Application Developer - Job Number 21-02729

Location: Des Moines   Company name: Iowa Department of Public Health   Job type: full-time

Web Application Developer – To serve as the lead for the public website design, back-end application development, and support of the AMANDA licensing application. This includes utilizing various technologies such as JavaScript, angular.js and Swagger to maintain the public facing websites. Proficiency with T-SQL creating, updating, and maintaining SQL views, writing complex queries, creating and altering stored procedures and functions for application development.

For complete job description and application, click here.

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Disease Intervention Specialist

Location: Des Moines   Company name: Iowa Department of Public Health   Job type: full-time

Serves as a liaison between IDPH and local public health for communicable diseases, including HIV, STDs, and viral hepatitis.
Delivers STD and HIV partner services, including counseling, interviewing, and educating persons who are infected with communicable diseases. Solicits partner and contact information, provides referrals for support services, and acts as an advocate by ensuring linkage to case management, medical, and other support services. Performs partner/contact investigations, including location of partners, risk reduction counseling, HIV testing, and linkage to other follow-up testing and treatment. Conducts re-interviews for HIV-positive persons identified as out of care and/or never in care and works to connect them with appropriate medical services.
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Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services (BETS) Compliance Officer

Location: Des Moines   Company name: Iowa Department of Public Health   Job type: full-time

Performs journey level professional work to ensure/support compliance with department enforced state and federal laws, rules, guidelines and program requirements; performs related work as required.

Assures compliance of EMS providers (approximately 11,000 providers), EMS training program applicants, and EMS Services (approximately 930 services) with department rules, guidelines and program requirements. Investigates complaints and other suspected administrative rule or statute
violations:

•Gathers pertinent facts, interviews complainants, respondents, and other witnesses, and obtains and preserves documents and records.
•Verifies the accuracy of evidence for use in administrative and district court proceedings.
•Writes investigative reports documenting the purpose, scope and procedures followed in the investigation, the facts gathered and the source of all facts, the applicable law, rules and standards of practice, and presents factual conclusions for submission to the bureau chief and Assistant Attorney General.
•Analyzes, evaluates, and summarizes complaints, identifies the relevant factual and legal issues, assesses whether complaints fall within the jurisdiction of the bureau and identifies the types of evidence needed to fairly assess the merits of complaints.
•Coordinates with peer reviewers or other persons retained to provide expert opinions in the investigation and review of complaints.
•Prepares formal citations or enforcement actions for legal review and use in administrative proceedings such as statements of charges, consent orders, and subpoenas, and testifies at administrative hearings or civil enforcement actions in district court.
•Monitors disciplinary investigations, complaints, and cases, and respondent compliance with enforcement orders; conducts audits of licensee adherence to mandatory qualifications for licensure and continued licensure, such as continuing education and peer review.
•Prepares detailed records and reports on the status and disposition of cases.
•This position serves as the lead liaison with the Attorney General’s Office for handling all code and administrative rule violations by EMS entities.

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Public Health Director

Location: Iowa City   Company name: Johnson County Public Health   Job type: full-time

Board of Health seeks Director to manage staff of 45 and budget of over $4 million.  Institute essential public health services, provide leadership and vision for meeting community health needs, implement policies of the Board, coordinate communication services and oversee all aspects of public health in Johnson County.

Compensation range $114,218.50 to $137,062.20, commensurate with experience, excellent health insurance and benefits.

Iowa City serves as the county seat and is home to the University of Iowa with 31,000 students and accredited College of Public Health.  The community offers unique cultural, recreational, and sports activities, exceptional education, and a superior healthcare system.

Excellent skills in administration, employee relations, budgeting, and oral/written communication are required.  Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in public health, health administration, or other applicable field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in public health OR a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, health administration, or other applicable field, and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in public health.  Master’s Degree or higher preferred.  Within six (6) months of hire, must reside in Johnson County.  Must pass background check.

To learn more about the Public Health Director position and apply, please visit  www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov. Applications are accepted through May 23, 2021.  Resume or CV required along with cover letter.

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