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DAWSON COUNTY Disease Intervention Specialist - RN in GLENDIVE, Montana

Disease Intervention Specialist - RN Date Posted: December 24, 2020 Application Deadline: Open until filled Salary Range: Grade 20 $21.19/hour Job Type: Part Time or Full Time Hours/Days: Varied Hours, M-F but some weekends may be required ABOUT THE POSITION/DEPARTMENT: The Disease Intervention Specialist is a position with the Dawson County Health Department and could be part-time or full time, M-F, but some weekends may be required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Community Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing or a closely related degree. Master of Public Health degree preferred. One year of job-related experience in public health preferred. Valid Driver's License and automobile insurance. Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 65% of your duties will be to conduct timely investigations with people with confirmed or suspected communicable diseases such as STIs and COVID-19. Manage patient panels of those with confirmed or suspected diseases under investigation using established protocols including ongoing interviews and patient follow up, tracking of relationships/contacts, case management and documentation. Coordinate referrals to clinic setting for specimen collection and/or additional healthcare needs based on established protocol. Communicate effectively and responsibly by establishing rapport, assertively confronting issues and resolving patient concerns. 15% of your duties will be to assist in accomplishing grant related deliverables. Maintains periodic reporting to various stakeholders. Assist with designing and conducting basic program evaluation activities. 10% of your duties will be to develop and conduct various training or education sessions, consultations with State and Local health stakeholders. 10% of your duties will be to respond to public health emergencies as needed. HOURS/DAYS: Varied days, M-F, possibly some weekends may be required. Could be Part time or Full time. Days and times will be discussed at the interview. HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please contact the Glendive Job Service at glendivejsc@mt.gov or at 406-377-3314 to get a Dawson County application and complete any required testing (if applicable). An application may also be downloaded from the County website, www.dawsoncountymontana.com. Completed applications should be submitted to the Glendive Job Service. For more information regarding the position, please contact Timber Dempewolf @ 345-4113. This vacancy announcement provides only a brief overview of the position for recruiting purposes and is not intended to be a full list of duties and qualifications. For a complete position description, please make your request to Dawson County Health Department. Dawson County provides equal opportunity for employment, retention and advancement to all people regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religious or political affiliation, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disabilities. The information contained on employment applications is sought in good faith. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against any applicant for employment in violation of state or federal law.

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