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Posted September 12, 2019


The Texas Department of State Health Services, Public Health Region 2/3 has the following openings:


Posted August 26, 2019

Senior Epidemiologist / Data Analyst

San Antonio Metro Health Department – San Antonio, TX

Job Description


Job Summary

Under general direction, is primarily responsible for acquisition, preparation, and comprehensive analysis of data from various sources, including survey data, publicly available datasets, and hospital discharge data. Additional responsibilities include geographic mapping of data, preparation of health data fact-sheets and in-depth reports, contribution to grant applications, and close collaboration with internal and external programs on data-related matters. This position requires knowledge and routine use of epidemiological methods, statistical software, and data mapping and visualization tools. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2 (Download PDF reader). Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.

This position is a "grant funded" position, therefore unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Essential Job Functions

·         Takes lead on acquisition and management of epidemiological/public health data.

·         Maintains and adheres to data integrity and confidentiality rules and guidelines at all times.

·         Performs complex data analysis and data mapping using appropriate software.

·         Produces in-depth data reports and fact sheets on a routine basis, as needed.

·         Develops and promotes comprehensive Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents and protocols related to statistical tools, analytic methods, and data confidentiality.

·         Works closely with the IT department to troubleshoot and advance technical matters related to maintenance and use of software and programs.

·         Reports data findings and results of epidemiological investigations to various professional, state, and local partners, in compliance with local, state, and federal agency guidelines and regulations.

·         Works with public relations and the communications team to maintain website content and release information about current health data and reports to the media and the public.

·         Represents San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and conducts presentations at conferences.

·         Contributes to writing of grant applications for securing project funds from governmental agencies and financial institutions.

·         Takes lead on collaboration with internal and external programs on data-related projects.

·         Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

·         Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, or a related field.

·         Five (5) years of experience in a relevant field, including but not limited to management, analysis, or policy development.



·         Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field.

·         Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

·         Experience and training in coding and analysis using statistical software such as, SAS, STATA, R, SPSS.

·         Experience and knowledge of data mapping and visualization tools using ArcGIS and Tableau.

·         Experience with public health-related government agencies, initiatives, organizations, and data sets such as CDC, Census Bureau, and Department of State Health Services.

·         Experience in grant writing and preparation of grant applications.

·         Experience in scientific writing and literature reviews.

·         Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.


***PLEASE ONLY APPLY THROUGH ACTUAL JOB APPLICATION LINK (otherwise your application will NOT be considered). Apply here:

Job Type: Full-time


Posted August 5, 2019

The City of Austin is seeking a highly experienced and progressive Public Health Medical Director with a track record of innovative, high-level leadership, and excellent employee engagement to join the City’s diverse and high-functioning Austin Public Health Department. 

The City of Austin and Travis County are seeking qualified innovative and collaborative applicants for the position of Medical Director for Austin Public Health. This position will serve under the Director of Austin Public Health and is responsible for clinical oversight of medical-related services rendered by Austin Public Health Department personnel. This position serves on the Director’s Executive Leadership team. The Austin Public Health Medical Director is a high-profile position serving a broad range of internal and external customers and stakeholders. 

For more information about the position or the City of Austin click HERE

To apply for this position click HERE


Posted April 23, 2019

Senior Sanitarian
City of Waco


Job Summary

PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, performs environmental health inspections for the Public Health District (PHD); protects the health and safety of the public from adverse environmental determinants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

•Performs environmental health inspections and investigates complaints to verify compliance with state and local regulations; scope of work includes food quality and safety, wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste management, air quality, water quality, insect and animal vector control, recreational and institutional facility inspections, consumer health and occupational health and safety.
•Organizes and presents training programs; applies and enforces statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies governing environmental health; prepares summary and status reports; assures that the services provided meet the program requirements.
•Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
•Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.
•May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
•Driving is essential.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Science, or a related field is required; AND one year of public sector inspection experience; Sanitarian registration requires 4 yr Bachelors with 30 hours of Natural and Applied Science.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Registered Sanitarian from the Texas State Department of State Health Services is required; additional technical training and certifications may be required.

Click here for complete job description and application guidelines



Posted March 18, 2019 

Infection Control / Employee Health RN 



The Infection Control / Employee Health RN job will consult with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients.  The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN implements an effective hospital-wide infection control program in keeping with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), JCAHO, and other regulatory agencies.  The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN directs all functions of the Employee Health program.


·         The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN will have a Bachelors Degree in nursing or healthcare related field.  A Masters degree in a clinical specialty is preferred.  Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.


·         The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN will have a current State RN license in the state in which they will be working.  An ICP or related certification preferred.


·         A minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.  Experience in Infection Control with basic knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and infections, diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practice preferred.  Experience in handling employee health preferred. Full job description may be found by clicking on the link below or pasting the following link into your browser

Click here for Complete job description and application information



 Jobs at DSHS


DSHS is committed to hiring skilled and dedicated employees who will work hard to pursue our vision of a healthy Texas. If you are looking to make a difference and tackle new challenges, we encourage you to start a career with us.

Employment opportunities at DSHS are listed in the Texas Health and Human Services Jobs Center. You can also use this site to search all current openings within other HHS agencies.

If you find a job posting that interests you, you can apply for the position by creating a profile and completing an online State of Texas application. By creating a profile, the application will remain on file for your future use so you can update your profile or application information, or you can apply to other jobs. The Job Center also allows you to view and track the status of your submitted applications online.

For assistance with the application process or to report issues, please call the HHS Jobs Service Center at 1-888-894-4747.


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