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Current Openings

Registered Nurse – COVID-19 Point of Vaccination Coordinator

Use your skills and experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) to help defeat the Coronavirus pandemic! Panhandle Health District (PHD) is searching for two experienced Registered Nurses to oversee the COVID-19 Point of Vaccination (POV) sites in the five northern counties of Idaho.  These positions will work with a team of public health professionals to coordinate COVID-19 vaccine services to the public.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and oversee the POV sites.
  • Ensure proper storage and handling of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Maintain inventory of vaccine and vaccine administration supplies including receiving and transferring vaccine as directed.
  • Track vaccine doses administered.
  • Train volunteers and employees assigned to the POVs.

These are full-time, temporary positions offering a competitive wage of $27.12/hour and are fully benefited.  PHD team members enjoy state of Idaho employee benefits including excellent health, dental, disability and life insurance benefits, and generous holiday, sick and vacation leave.

If you are interested in making a difference in your community, please send your resume and three professional references to jkirby@phd1.idaho.gov .  Please include the words “RN – Point of Vaccine Coordinator Position” in the subject line. Questions about this position can be answered by calling 208-415-5226.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Registered Nurse

Are you a nurse with a passion for working with children and families?  Panhandle Health District (PHD) is seeking a full-time RN/BSN for the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program.  NFP is an evidenced-based maternal and early childhood health program that fosters long-term success for first-time pregnant mothers, their babies and society.  Watch a video about the NFP program:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT7yur9XvXs

This position includes nursing assessment, health education, referral, support and advocacy for low-income, first-time mothers.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop therapeutic relationships with clients and collaborate with community partners.  Strong communication skills are essential.  An Idaho RN license, BSN degree, and valid driver’s license are required.   Maternal/child health or home visiting experience is preferred.  The selected candidate must pass a background check as a condition of employment.

Salary is $27.12 per hour with a complete benefits package which includes, health, dental, vacation and sick leave, 10 paid holidays and a generous matching retirement plan.  There is no scheduled on-call or weekends, although occasional evening or weekend hours may be required based on client needs.  A district car is provided for conducting home visits.

Interested applicants must apply online at www.dhr.idaho.gov.  From the Job Seekers tab, click on Current Openings and enter Nurse, Registered in the search bar.  Applications must be completed by March 8, 2021.    EEO/AA/Veteran’s preference.

Clinical Assistant

Are you interested in a career with a mission to improve the health of North Idaho women, infants and children?  We are seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant to work in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in our Hayden office.  The Clinical Assistant will provide nutrition information and resources in a safe, compassionate, and respectful environment.   Additional duties include making appointments, interviewing clients to determine eligibility in the WIC program, obtaining and documenting hemoglobin and anthropometric results, assessing health and nutritional status and providing information to meet individuals’ needs, including offering other community resources.  To read more about the WIC program, visit our website at https://panhandlehealthdistrict.org/WIC/.

Minimum qualifications for the Clinical Assistant include experience interviewing to acquire personal information, basic math skills and documenting information.  Candidates that have experience taking and documenting height and weight measurements, experience utilizing electronic records systems and excellent communication/interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time position with a salary of $12.69 per hour.  Interested applicants must apply online at www.dhr.idaho.govFrom the Job Seekers page, search for “Clinical Assistant”.  Applications must be completed by March 1, 2021. EEO/AA/Veteran’s Preference.

Job openings will be announced here and on the Idaho Department of Labor website: www.labor.idaho.gov.

To see all jobs available with the State of Idaho, visit the Department of Human Resources website: www.dhr.idaho.gov

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Why Work at Panhandle Health District?

  1. Flexible Schedules
  2. Full Benefits (most positions)
  3. Generous Retirement Program
  4. Dedicated Co-workers, Passionate About Community Health
  5. Vehicles for Field Work Provided
  6. Student Loan Forgiveness Eligible

Internship Opportunities

Panhandle Health District has exciting internship opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students. These positions, all within our Hayden office, will complement education with experience to best prepare candidates for careers awaiting them upon graduation.

If interested in joining the team at Panhandle Health District as an Intern, please email your resume and letter of interest to Kim Young at kyoung@phd1.idaho.gov.

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