Meet the Community Coaches

Lynne Sebille-White
Lynne Sebille-White
Senior Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
Alicia Joens
Alicia Joens
Senior Specialist, New Student Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Mallory Becraft
Associate Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Brianna Bennett
Employer Engagement Specialist
(Career Coach)
sauvik goswami
Sauvik Goswami
Associate Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be nurturing, curious, or solution-focused?
  • Are you interested in learning about how the body works and how to keep it healthy?
  • Does it sound like fun to work at a hospital, clinic, laboratory, or recreation center?
  • Could you see yourself working with specific populations, like athletes, children, senior citizens, or animals?

Careers in this community focus on decreasing illness and injury and supporting others to be healthy and wholesome. 

Human Health

  • Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nurse Tech, Patient Care Tech 
  • Optician
  • EMT, Paramedic
  • Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant/Aide, Physical Therapy Assistant/Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiologic Tech, Cardiovascular Tech, Surgical Tech
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Phlebotomist
  • Nurse
  • Recreational Therapist/Specialist
  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Exercise Physiologist/Specialist, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning
  • Medical Scribe
  • Dietetics/Nutrition

Research and Health Technology

  • Research (pair with Assistant, Technician, Technologist, Coordinator, or Intern)
  • Clinical (pair with Trials, Research, Lab, Coordinator, Specialist, or Data Analyst)
  • Medical (pair with Technician, Technologist, Lab, Scientist or Device)
  • Lab (pair with Assistant, Technician, Associate, or Intern)
  • Study (pair with Technician, Coordinator)
  • Research & Development/R & D (pair with pharmaceutical, medical device, surgical device)
  • Diagnostic or Imaging Research Technician
  • Health Scientist/Scientist (pair with  Assistant, Associate, Entry-Level or Intern)
  • Healthcare Technology or HealthTech (pair with companies, project manager, quality manager, trainer or intern)
  • Healthcare Startups (find entrepreneurial orgs./roles)
  • Pathology (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
  • Histotechnician/Histology Technician/Histologist
  • Forensic (pair with Scientist, Intern, Assistant, Technician, Autopsy or Lab)
  • Cheminformatics
  • Mortician/Hospital Mortician/Mortuary Assistant
  • Health Informatics/Bioinformatics (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Biostatistics/Biostatistician (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Cancer Registrar or Registry Management

Health Administration, Outreach and Advocacy

  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Medical Social Work             
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales or Account Management
  • Case Management
  • Clinic Management/Services
  • Healthcare Growth
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Outcomes
  • Hospital Finance
  • Health Insurance
  • Hospital Operations
  • Long-term Care/Hospice/Assisted Living/Home Health Administration
  • Patient Advocate
  • Insurance
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Financial Services
  • Patient Relations
  • Medical Software
  • State/County Health Department
  • Lobbyist
  • Government Relations
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Caseworker

Animal Sciences

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Pharmaceutical Developer/Tester/Sales
  • Wildlife Management
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Pathologist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Breed Association Sales/Marketing/Management
  • 4-H Agent
  • Extension Agent
  • Public Health Veterinarian
  • Animal-Assisted Therapist
  • Wildlife/Humane Educator

Public Health – see Suggested Search Terms

Other

  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Writer or Copyeditor
  • Safety Inspector/Quality Assurance (FDA, USDA, Food. Pharmaceuticals, etc.)
  • Medical Records (pair with Coder, Analyst or Intern)
  • Prosthetics
  • Orthoptics
  • Perfusion
  • Grant/Proposal Writer
   

Check out Exploring Majors & Careers page (scroll to What Can I Do With This Major?).

See what Hawkeyes in your college/major are doing after graduation using interactive post-graduation dashboards.  

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay and job outlook.

Additional resources:

Want to put your interests to good use? Join other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to Health & Wellness at the Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest:

  • American Association of Nursing Students
  • Dance Marathon
  • Exercise is Medicine 
  • Global Health Club
  • Medicus Pre-Medical Society
  • MEDLIFE
  • Minority Association of Pre-Health Students
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Club
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club
  • UI Special Olympics 
  • Undergraduate Public Health Organization

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

In addition, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

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RN Resident - Residency Program (February 2023 Cohort) at Seattle Children's

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Employer: Seattle Children's Expires: 11/29/2022 OverviewJoin us as part of Seattle Children’s one-year RN Residency program! Seattle Children's is home to more than 2,200 nurses helping to provide compassionate care to all children and youth in our community, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Our patients and families have access to interpreter and translation services in 130 languages, including, most prominently, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Somali. Seattle Children’s is committed to ensuring all patients and families receive access to quality care.   Through direct mentorship and shadow experiences, as a Nurse Resident you will engage your pediatric curriculum and patient care orientation to help you develop into a pediatric nurse. We invite you to submit an application for our next cohort! Also, check out this brief YouTube video about our RN Residency Program!  – RN Resident, Acute Care Interview Track (February 2023 Cohort) – Please read the following information carefully.The next RN Residency Cohort will start on Monday, January 30, 2023. All candidates who are selected for an interview will need to be available for the interview day held remotely via video conference call on Friday, December 16, 2022.   We will only have one interview day available. For the February 2023 Cohort, the following departments will be hiring Resident RNs:  Acute Care UnitsAcute Care Float PoolAmbulatory UnitCancer Care UnitMedical UnitPsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU)Rehabilitation UnitSurgical Unit Critical Care UnitsCardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)Emergency Department (ED)Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)  Please note: This application is only for the Acute Care units listed above. To also be considered for the Critical Care units, you will need to submit a second separate application. There is no need to submit a second application if you are happy with being considered for just the Acute Care units, but you have the option to also express interest in Critical Care units if you would like. We will you ask for a preference between the two tracks in your application, but we will consider each application independently. If you are invited to the interview day, it will only be for one track or the other, not both. Most departments will have more full-time positions available (36-40 hours per week).Some departments may only have part-time positions available (24-32 hours per week). Shifts available will vary depending on department. We have the following shifts available: night shift, evening shift, day shift and day/night rotating shifts.  Our application process: Please follow these steps carefully.  Apply online to this job posting by uploading a cover letter, updated resume and complete the Seattle Children's employment application.  Be sure to include detailed information on resume regarding clinical rotations and/or senior practicum rotation (how many hours in each clinical rotation and department types).   The candidate will be prompted to complete a brief questionnaire during the application process. The questionnaire will ask the candidate to rank their top three department choices, in order. See the department choices above.  Job Description:As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children's policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient's family, significant others, and members of the health care team. Nurses may be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code. Nurses assist in meeting Seattle Children's strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Improvement and Innovation (CII), Accountability, Respect and Teamwork (ART), etc. A Nurse Resident is a registered staff nurse who has worked less than one year and has been hired into the Residency Program. In addition to the duties and responsibilities described in the Job Summary, the Nurse Resident will participate in didactic training, leadership development, mentoring, and teamwork to support transition into practice. Additional information about the residency program can be found on our RN Residency website.  This job application will close on Monday, November 28, 2022, at 11:59pm PST. Please make sure you complete your application before this deadline, or it will not be considered. RequirementsRequired Credentials:Washington State RN license must be current and active no later than Thursday, January 26, 2023 in order to be considered for the Monday, January 30, 2023 start date.BLS for Health Care Providers is to be maintained at all times by all nurses unless specifically noted below. Note: current PALS and/or PEARS will be accepted in lieu of BLS, and must be maintained as current at all times. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.)Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) may be required depending on department.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is required for all Resident Nurses in the following areas and you will have up to 6 months to obtain PALS if required by department. PALS is required for Resident Nurses in the following areas: Emergency Department, Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU), Recovery Room (PACU) and the Operating Room (OR).Chemotherapy Biotherapy Provider Card from the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) is required within 180 days of employment for nurses working in the following departments: Acute Care Float Pool, Cancer Care, and Hematology/Oncology departments and must be maintained at all times. Training classes are provided by Seattle Children's as needed.As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for RN's performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire.Some Resident Nurse positions require an on-call component. Frequency is variable depending on department requirements.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher nursing degreeClinical experience working with a pediatric populationPlease note: If you won't have an active Washington State RN license by the required date listed above, please consider applying to one of our future RN Residency Cohorts. See our RN Residency Website for details on future cohorts' dates and deadlines. We generally offer four (4) RN Residency cohorts per year (February, May, August, and November). The job listing for each future cohort, will be posted on the Seattle Children's RN Residency website approximately 12-14 weeks before the start date.   Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer. In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18, 2021.Covid-19 VaccinationIn accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent, and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.Our Commitment to DiversityOur community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

In-House Clinical Research Associate (IHCRA) at ICON plc

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Employer: ICON plc Expires: 11/21/2022 At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfill our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organization: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organization that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.Early Development Program: This is a stepping stone to CRA role so it's a great opportunity for Clinical Research professionals that are looking to grow their careers. As an IHCRA you will have the opportunity to advance your career quickly! If you are passionate about making a difference and growing your career into an independent site monitoring CRA this opportunity is for you. This is home-based role and requires travel.The role:• Become familiar with ICON’s SOPs/WPs, ICH GCP guidelines, appropriate regulations, ICON systems and the principles of and assist with investigator recruitment• Maintain timelines and ensure accuracy and completeness of data entered into ICON systems• Serve as the primary in-house contact for sites and investigators participating in studies• Conduct and completes remote site management activities, with support as needed, according to applicable SOPS and the Study Monitoring Plan.• To contact Clinical sites for specific requests (e.g. enrolment updates, missing documentation, data entry timeliness, data query follow-up, CDA finding follow-up, and action Item resolution or other sponsor specific CRA tasks.• Take responsibility for project tasks and sees these tasks through to successful completion, with support.• Maintain a professional interpersonal relationship with study team, sites, and Sponsors• Participate in QA Audits as needed.• Regularly attend and gives to project specific and departmental meetings• Ability and willingness to travel as needed (drive and fly)• Maintain Sponsor and patient confidentiality• Other duties as assignedYou will need:• Minimum Bachelor's degree in a life science• At least 12 months of a CTA/Clinical Trial Assistant or similar role experience within the clinical/pharmaceutical industry• Understanding of ICH GCP Compliance• Excellent communication and organizational skills• A phenomenal teammateBenefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors.We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

Vascular Technologist at Northwell Health

Monday, November 14, 2022
Employer: Northwell Health Expires: 11/23/2022 Job DescriptionPerforms vascular studies on assigned patients. Utilizes independent judgment in the application of non-ionizing, high frequency ultrasonic waves for diagnosis of disease. Collaborates with clinicians to ensure appropriateness of studies and performs related administrative tasks.Job ResponsibilityPrepares patient for vascular ultrasound exam; Positions patient on examination table according to departmental standard operating procedures; explains procedures in layman’s terms to relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety.Obtains pertinent imaging and diagnostic reports required for correlation with ultrasound exam being performed; consults with referring physician regarding patient history and to determine appropriate ultrasound exam required.Sets-up equipment to administer particular exam in a timely fashion; uses settings on machines to assure accurate results, using technical judgment.Performs physiologic arterial testing of upper/lower extremities utilizing analogue waveforms, segmental pressures, photoplethysmography, pulse volume recording, exercise or hyperemia response, and duplex imaging; performs intracranial cerebrovascular testing using transcranial duplex imaging; performs upper/lower extremity venous testing utilizing duplex imaging.Observes patient during entire examination. Recognizes and reports any changes in patient’s condition and/or motor abnormality complaints by patient including: fainting, discoloration, etc. in accordance with procedures.Documents image details and labels study; maintains records and logs exams performed.Performs minor repairs and frequent calibration checks and adjusts ultrasound equipment, when necessary and troubleshoots mechanical problems of the equipment by performing minor repairs as necessary.Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.Job QualificationVocational or Technical school Diploma required.Current Registered Vascular Technologist or Registered Vascular Specialist certification required, plus specialized certifications as needed.1-3 years of technical experience, required.*Additional Salary DetailThe salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member’s base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).The salary range for this position is $66,220.05-$108,179.96/year

BARDA/DRIVe Seeking Student Intern at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monday, November 14, 2022
Employer: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Expires: 11/25/2022 SummaryWe’re seeking an entrepreneurial, organized, and collaborative individual passionate about the development of novel medical technologies, to support the Catalyst team manage activities and collaborations within one of the most interesting and energetic places to work in government developing cutting edge health security technologies.Job Duties·      Support the Catalyst team identify and support early enabling tools and technologies as well as the entire DRIVe Division with development, execution, and management of new and existing R&D funding programs.·      Produce briefing materials and communications packages (as appropriate) ·      Participate in DRIVe Catalyst meetings·      Assist with the preparation of reports to various audiences, take minutes during meetings·      Assist with scheduling meetings as needed·      Coordinate with colleagues across BARDA·      Assist with data entry analysis of Accelerator metrics·      Organize data for JLABs Blue Knight companies·      Assist in organizing meetings/symposia/agendas·      Assist in developing communications packages·      Participate in meetings with accelerators, Blue Knight companies and potential partnersWhat We’re Seeking ·      Independent individuals who are willing to roll up their sleeves, dig in, and make an impact·      Passionate about innovation in health and the development of life-saving medical countermeasures·      Able to conceive of the big picture problem and develop in a detail-oriented way innovative approaches to achieving the desired solution.·      Must be organized, able to multitask, manage last minute taskers and think about best action plan quickly.·      Skill in preparing project papers, briefings, and staff reports·      Ability to work with others and have interpersonal skills·      Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to prepare and present findings and recommendations, to assist with preparation of reports·      Work may require some travel. ABOUT DRIVe The Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe) is focused on investing in the early development of potentially transformative medical countermeasures and technologies to help us prevent, prepare for, and respond to future health emergencies including pandemics. It is part of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). DRIVe has several R&D programs focused on home-based pathogen and lab diagnostics, next-generation sequencing, host-directed therapeutics, needle-free vaccine delivery, multi-organ tissue chips, pre-symptomatic disease detection, digital health tools, life support technologies, and many others. Additionally, DRIVe takes a holistic approach to supporting early-stage companies and oversees HHS’ first public-private venture capital fund through the BARDA Ventures program, a 13-member BARDA Accelerator Network, and a public-private program called Blue Knight to incubate up to 30 startups across the JLABS network in North America and around the world. DRIVe team members are from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, including scientists, physicians, engineers, procurement experts, attorneys, designers, with experiences across academia, industry, startups, venture capital, and government.  ABOUT BARDAThe mission of BARDA is to develop medical countermeasures that address the public health and medical consequences of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) accidents, incidents and attacks, pandemic influenza, and emerging infectious diseases. BARDA manages an integrated, systematic approach to the development, manufacturing infrastructure, innovation, and purchase of the necessary vaccines, drugs, therapies, and diagnostic tools for public health medical emergencies. BARDA also manages Project BioShield for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threat agents. Since 2007, BARDA has supported, through many public-private partnerships, 62 FDA Approvals, Licensures, and Clearances for Medical Countermeasures, including H5N1, Ebola, and COVID-19 vaccines, monoclonal antibodies against Ebola, and a variety of influenza and other diagnostics.This internship is open to US citizens only.

Medical Assistant at ProMedica

Friday, November 11, 2022
Employer: ProMedica Expires: 11/30/2022 ACCOUNTABILITIES1. Reports for scheduled shifts on time and in a professional manner with regard to behavior, telephone courtesy, dress, identification, and communication with patients’ colleagues, and outside agencies.2. Works closely with the provider and leadership to continually improve the patient experience though daily patient care, clerical support, ongoing projects and assumes additional duties as needed in a self-directed manner.3. Prepares the patient for the visit by taking vital signs, documenting and order entry within the EPIC system, arranging and coordinating support and ancillary services for patient care, preparing patient rooms for visits, stocking exam rooms, preparing schedules, and providing general support to the providers and patients. Performs specific specialized tests (i.e. pulmonary function tests, phlebotomy procedures) as needed.4. Provides for a safe patient experience through adherence to clinical protocols, regulatory requirements, manufacturer standards and reports any potential equipment malfunctions or safety violations.5. May support a variety of clerical office functions including calls, documentation, scanning, etc.6. Within scope of Medical Assistant, demonstrates clinical knowledge and focuses on customer service to answer and triage patient telephone calls. Records complete and accurate messages and obtains necessary instructions from providers and nurses, etc. when appropriate. 7. Supports internal and external customers, to maintain a superior customer experience across the continuum of care through teamwork. Communicates professionally with patients, providers, and co-workers at all times. Actively participates and is engaged in staff meetings.8. Collaborates with leadership and other staff to recommend changes to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of patient care.9. Performs other duties as assigned that support ProMedica’s core values.

Informatician I/Informatics Epidemiologist I (Job Id 20835) at South Dakota Department of Health

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Employer: South Dakota Department of Health Expires: 11/22/2022  Job ID: 20835Agency: Department of Health - Division of EpidemiologyLocation: Pierre. The location of the position is negotiable.Salary: $61,857.82 - $65,496.51 annually, depending on experiencePay Grade: GKClosing Date: 11/22/2022The South Dakota Department of Health’s programs and services help prevent illness and injury; promote healthy places to live, work, and play; provide education to help people make good health decisions; prepare for, respond to, and prevent public health threats; and support efforts to enhance quality and accessibility of healthcare. Our services touch the lives of every person in the state of South Dakota.We recognize that employees are our most valuable resource and we are committed to promoting a culture of excellence in DOH. We trust our employees to be innovative, challenge existing processes, and make the best decisions. We are interested in employing a diverse and skilled workforce that exhibits the values of leadership, accountability, communication, integrity, and teamwork. Public health is a diverse and growing field that offers many career options for people from a variety of educational backgrounds. Imagine yourself as part of a winning team that is making the lives of South Dakotans healthier and safer.Please visit our website at http://doh.sd.gov/ for further information about the Department of Health.The Public Health Informatician is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the electronic disease surveillance system and providing support to identify, implement, and maintain software solutions for programs. The position is situated in the DOH Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Informatics Center (ESIC). The mission of ESIC is to improve the health and well-being of South Dakotans by monitoring disease, creating awareness with data, and collaborating with health partners.Primary duties of the Informatics Epidemiologist I include, but are not limited to:managing the electronic disease surveillance system by identifying and implementing changes to system models and surveys; monitoring daily processes to support disease surveillance tools and systems; and understanding user needs by modeling the information flow, access, and retention needs of programs;leading public health informatics planning for projects by working with program staff to design information systems to meet user needs, applying informatics principles and strategic thinking to the design and maintenance of new and existing systems, anticipating the impact that new or modified software will have on existing standards and systems, workforce, and public health programs and make recommendations for solutions; applying the software development life cycle framework when planning or executing projects and evaluate effectiveness after implementing a project; and using informatics standards in all projects and systems where relevant standards exist;creating support materials and documentation for each project to enable user access by developing and implementing test plans for each project based on requirements;assisting in identifying solutions for information access (e.g., identify, maintain, and develop data repositories, support visual display of information, track system changes over time, and identify legal/confidentiality/security concerns that affect information collection, storage, and access);implementing interoperability activities and projects by collaborating with key stakeholders (program, IT, and informatics staff) and systems (e.g., lab system, immunization system, vital records system, and health information exchange);providing technical support and troubleshoots problems reported by users of the electronic disease surveillance system;monitoring quality and integrity of data received, stored, or transmitted in the electronic disease surveillance system (e.g., monitor incoming HL7 messages for electronic laboratory reporting, electronic case reporting, and syndromic surveillance);participating in weekly informatics staff meetings and other meetings with program staff to review system or project activities;participating in meetings and work groups, such as the CDC Health Information System calls and CSTE Electronic Laboratory and Disease Reporting subcommittee;attending and/or presenting at state or national meetings and conferences;performing other work as assigned.The Ideal Candidate Will Have:Minimum qualifications of a successful applicant are:Mandatory:bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field or Master’s degree in Public Health;intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, SharePoint;intermediate knowledge of SQL, Python, or other coding languages; andposition not eligible for remote work outside South Dakota.Optional/Preferred:Master’s degree in Public Health Informatics;prior work experience in a public health setting; andknowledge of coding standards – HL7, LOINC, SNOMED, ICD-10, CPT, and other clinical or message coding.

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) at Maxim Healthcare Services

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Employer: Maxim Healthcare Services Expires: 11/30/2022 Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Medical Assistant responsible for performing duties under the direction of a physician to assist in the examination and treatment of patients. Responsibilities:Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height and records information on patient’s charts Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed Cleans and sterilizes instrumentsInventories and orders medical supplies and materialsOperates x-ray, electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for testsGives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory testsSchedules appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x-ray and other medical records, performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance formsMay key data into computer to maintain office and patient recordsMay keep billing records, enter financial transactions into bookkeeping ledgers and computer, and mail monthly statements to patientsPerforms other duties as assigned/necessaryMinimum Requirements:High School diploma or its equivalentFull command, verbal and written, of the English languageGood telephone communication skillsKnowledge of medical terminologyKnowledge of medical proceduresKnowledge of clerical functionsCurrent CPR card (if applicable)Current PPD or Chest X-Ray (if applicable)Current Health Certificate (if applicable)Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program; certification preferredMinimum of one year relevant experience preferred.Relevant certification/ license if applicable.Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be requiredComputer proficiency requiredMust be at least 18 years of age

General Counsel (Job Id 20373) at South Dakota Department of Health

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Employer: South Dakota Department of Health Expires: 11/22/2022  Job ID: 20835Agency: Department of Health - Division of EpidemiologyLocation: Pierre. The location of the position is negotiable.Salary: $61,857.82 - $65,496.51 annually, depending on experiencePay Grade: GKClosing Date: 11/22/2022The South Dakota Department of Health’s programs and services help prevent illness and injury; promote healthy places to live, work, and play; provide education to help people make good health decisions; prepare for, respond to, and prevent public health threats; and support efforts to enhance quality and accessibility of healthcare. Our services touch the lives of every person in the state of South Dakota.We recognize that employees are our most valuable resource and we are committed to promoting a culture of excellence in DOH. We trust our employees to be innovative, challenge existing processes, and make the best decisions. We are interested in employing a diverse and skilled workforce that exhibits the values of leadership, accountability, communication, integrity, and teamwork. Public health is a diverse and growing field that offers many career options for people from a variety of educational backgrounds. Imagine yourself as part of a winning team that is making the lives of South Dakotans healthier and safer.Please visit our website at http://doh.sd.gov/ for further information about the Department of Health.The Public Health Informatician is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the electronic disease surveillance system and providing support to identify, implement, and maintain software solutions for programs. The position is situated in the DOH Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Informatics Center (ESIC). The mission of ESIC is to improve the health and well-being of South Dakotans by monitoring disease, creating awareness with data, and collaborating with health partners.Primary duties of the Informatics Epidemiologist I include, but are not limited to:managing the electronic disease surveillance system by identifying and implementing changes to system models and surveys; monitoring daily processes to support disease surveillance tools and systems; and understanding user needs by modeling the information flow, access, and retention needs of programs;leading public health informatics planning for projects by working with program staff to design information systems to meet user needs, applying informatics principles and strategic thinking to the design and maintenance of new and existing systems, anticipating the impact that new or modified software will have on existing standards and systems, workforce, and public health programs and make recommendations for solutions; applying the software development life cycle framework when planning or executing projects and evaluate effectiveness after implementing a project; and using informatics standards in all projects and systems where relevant standards exist;creating support materials and documentation for each project to enable user access by developing and implementing test plans for each project based on requirements;assisting in identifying solutions for information access (e.g., identify, maintain, and develop data repositories, support visual display of information, track system changes over time, and identify legal/confidentiality/security concerns that affect information collection, storage, and access);implementing interoperability activities and projects by collaborating with key stakeholders (program, IT, and informatics staff) and systems (e.g., lab system, immunization system, vital records system, and health information exchange);providing technical support and troubleshoots problems reported by users of the electronic disease surveillance system;monitoring quality and integrity of data received, stored, or transmitted in the electronic disease surveillance system (e.g., monitor incoming HL7 messages for electronic laboratory reporting, electronic case reporting, and syndromic surveillance);participating in weekly informatics staff meetings and other meetings with program staff to review system or project activities;participating in meetings and work groups, such as the CDC Health Information System calls and CSTE Electronic Laboratory and Disease Reporting subcommittee;attending and/or presenting at state or national meetings and conferences;performing other work as assigned.The Ideal Candidate Will Have:Minimum qualifications of a successful applicant are:Mandatory:bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field or Master’s degree in Public Health;intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, SharePoint;intermediate knowledge of SQL, Python, or other coding languages; andposition not eligible for remote work outside South Dakota.Optional/Preferred:Master’s degree in Public Health Informatics;prior work experience in a public health setting; andknowledge of coding standards – HL7, LOINC, SNOMED, ICD-10, CPT, and other clinical or message coding.

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