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Communicable Disease Investigator

Company: Yamhill County
Location: Mcminnville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Communicable Disease Investigator (HS Specialist I )Public HealthSalary: $4042 - $5290 /month (DOE) with Excellent Benefits
Yamhill County
The Communicable Disease InvestigatorThis is a regular, full-time position for a communicable disease investigator to perform investigations, contact tracing, counseling and educational work in the enforcement of public health laws, rules and regulations that govern HIV disease, sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and other communicable diseases, and to perform related work.
The BenefitsHealth coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2021- 2022 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($35.78 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid. Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid. Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
The CandidateThe successful candidate will have experience working in a medical field, doing case investigation work and/orinterviewing or counseling clients on sensitive topics. Experience working with various socioeconomic groups performing counseling or health education services, and working with communicable diseases or epidemiological data related to communicable diseases.
In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); andMust not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and nonprocurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation


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Keywords: Yamhill County, Portland , Communicable Disease Investigator, Other , Mcminnville, Oregon

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