County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Public Health Investigator

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on September 16, 2018

Public Health Investigator $4,443- $5,402 / Monthly

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services (DHS) seeks experienced candidates for the position of Public Health Investigator. 

The Public Health Investigator is part of the Disease Control unit and investigates communicable diseases reported by health care providers through Title 17 of the health and safety code. The successful candidate must be comfortable interviewing persons with sexually transmitted infections to obtain risk factors, identify partners, and provide prevention education. In addition, the Public Health Investigator will communicate regularly with community providers, organizations, and persons from various social-economic backgrounds. This position will also participate in data collection during disease outbreaks, and work collaboratively with epidemiologists and other program staff regarding other infectious communicable diseases.

Ideal candidates for this position will possess:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Cultural awareness with the ability to work with diverse populations
  • Bilingual Spanish/English skills