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Communicable Disease Investigator-125735...

Police Force:San Diego County Sheriff Department
Location:County of San Diego, California
Salary:$46,904.00 - $56,992.00 Annually

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Job Title:Communicable Disease Investigator-12573508
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$46,904.00 - $56,992.00 Annually
Job Type:Regular - Full time
Location:County of San Diego, California




If you enjoy performing investigations, counseling and providing educational work to enforce public health laws, rules and regulations that govern communicable diseases, including enteric infections, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and/or tuberculosis, this may be your chance to be a part of our team!

The Health and Human Service Agency's Public Health Services Division has an immediate opening for Communicable Disease Investigator. Under general supervision, incumbents perform non-criminal investigations in field, office and health care facility settings to confirm diagnosis and, if possible, determine/locate the source of communicable disease for prevention and control. Incumbents perform limited counseling and education of persons with communicable diseases, in the effort to prevent and control the spread of infections.
Required education and experience:
  • State of California Phlebotomy License; AND,
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in a health related science; OR,
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in a behavioral, social, natural science, or a closely related field; AND one (1) year of experience in communicable disease investigations; OR,
  • An associate of arts degree from an accredited U.S. college, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in a behavioral, social, natural science, or a closely related field; AND three (3) years of experience in communicable disease investigations; OR,
  • Five (5) years of work experience in communicable disease investigations.
  • For a complete job description of Communicable Disease Investigator including minimum requirements and essential functions, please click here.

    Ideal Candidate
    An individual with effective communication skills that is self-motivated; responsible, and a team player with a strong work ethic; able to perform and efficiently multi-task in a variety of settings and a wide array of communicable disease investigations, including the ability to develop additional probing questions leading to a successful interview among diverse populations, yet respecting individual differences, cultures and backgrounds.


    Bilingual in Spanish is highly desirable.


    Desirable Traits
    Communicates Effectively, Knowledge Worker, Customer Focused, Values and Respects Others, Drives to Excel, Teamwork and Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Demonstrates Ethical Behavior, Supportive of Change

    Evaluation
    The names of qualified candidates will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

    Note:
    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.


    ClosingDate:Continuous
    Site link:For the full job application please click here.
    Job ID:33677

     

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