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In accordance with state and federal law, this Department will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rate-of-pay, or other forms of compensation.

 

DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT

The Knox County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a Director of Compliance and Quality Management to serve as Compliance Officer for the Knox County Health Department and the Knox Community Health Center. This position creates and oversees compliance plans; institutes, maintains and implements all areas of Compliance, Risk Management, Quality Improvement as well as other Strategic Planning Processes as assigned and is responsible for reporting on a regular basis on compliance efforts and needs. Must be an independent thinker with strong communication skills and have a strong professional initiative.

Master’s Degree preferred, ideally in Public Health, Health Administration, or other related field, from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional, nationally recognized accrediting agency; or Undergraduate degree required, ideally in a related field, from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional nationally recognized accrediting agency, and a minimum of (6) six years experience in healthcare compliance with demonstrated ability in Quality Improvement.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at:  kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org
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MARKETING AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST

The Knox County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Marketing and Outreach Specialist to market and promote services of the Knox County Health Department and The Knox Community Health Center.   The ideal candidate would possess excellent public/media communication skills and strong writing skills with the ability to implement multifaceted marketing, outreach, and development plans as well as fundraising events for targeted areas.

An Associate Degree in Health Care Administration; or High School Diploma with experience in a health care related field communications or equivalent experience in health care

The salary for this position is $20,803.00 annually with an impressive benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek. 

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to:  Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org

 

 

 

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE COORDINATOR

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a Licensed Nurse for the full-time position of Communicable Disease Coordinator with the Knox County Health Department; to Coordinate/Educate/Investigate communicable diseases and outbreaks.
The right candidate will be comfortable with compiling reports and data analysis as well as organizing immunization clinics.
The minimum qualifications require a Licensed Register Nurse who has successfully completed applicable communicable disease and sexually transmitted disease training approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health within one year of employment or a Licensed Professional Nurse with a minimum of five years of successfully working in a public health communicable disease role with the same applicable approved training listed above.

The position has a competitive salary and benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should forward their resume to: Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org

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Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) Or LEHP-In-Training

The Knox County Health Department is seeking a full-time Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) or an LEHP-In-Training who can be licensed through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, who by virtue of education and experience will work in the field of food sanitation, protection and regulation of private water supplies; private waste water management; and consultation, education, investigation and enforcement in these fields. 

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health science or its equivalent as approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Requires the acquisition and maintenance of a valid Environmental Health Practitioner license issued by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

The Knox County Health Department is proud to offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits which include vacation, sick days, personal days, holiday pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance and well as a retirement plan with a generous match.

The Knox County Health Department is an EOE.
Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and resume to Kathy Crafton-Director of Human Resources at: kcrafton@knoxcountyhealth.org
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