Disease Intervention Specialist
•Bachelor's degree in a health care field plus one-year work experience in a related he health field;
or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates competency.
•Incumbent must obtain required digital certificate for access into the PHIMS secure re reporting system.
•Participation in all required trainings provided by the Washington State Department of Health.
Public Health Nurse:
•Bachelor's degree in nursing from a school with NLN accreditation that includes a Community Health component: OR
•The combination of a bachelor's degree in a re related field, such as public health or health education, and at least four years of public health nursing experience,
or a master's degree in nursing may be substituted for the BSN requirement, provided the candidate graduated from a school of nursing ac accredited by the NLN diploma, AA or AS).
•Salary: $4,742 – $6,672 per month, DOEQ Registered Nurse:
•Graduation from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing (Diploma/AA/AS or or BS) required; and
•One year of general nursing experience preferred preferred.
•Salary: $4,383 – $6,168 per month, DOEQ
Licensed Practical Nurse 2: •Possession of a valid license as a practical nurse nurse in the State of Washington; and •Two years of experience as an LPN caring for patients in a clinical setting, some of which must include public health.
•Salary: $3,374 –$4,306 per month, DOEQ Experience in Communicable Disease Management is preferred preferred.
The ability to speak conversational Spanish is also pr also preferred.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
•Communicable disease etiology, manifestations, progression, diagnosis and treatment; •Medical and drug terminology; •Laboratory testing procedures;
•Field investigation, interviewing and counseling techniques and principles;
•Techniques for facilitating client motivation to change behavior problems;
•Health and social issues impacting client and community; and
•Operating a personal computer and applicable software;
•Effective verbal and written communications;
•Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate,and not interrupting at inappropriate times;
•Analyses and investigating;
•Working with diverse populations;
•Working independently and handling multiple projects simultaneously;
•Responding in a calm and diplomatic manner to unprovoked or erratic behavior patterns;
•Working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team team; and
•Working around blood-borne pathogens and i infectious diseases.