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Current Career Opportunities

Eastern Idaho Public Health is hiring at this time. Please check back often for employment opportunities.

Eastern Idaho Public Health District is seeking a part time (1-2 days a week) RN (Registered Nurse) or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to work out of the Rexburg Office with travel to other offices (1-2 a month). 

PositionRN or LPN
HoursPart Time
Open for Recruitment02/24/2024
Staring Salary$17.67-28.77 an hour depending on license
LocationRexburg, Idaho with travel
To ApplyVisit the Idaho state job page here
For more infoEmail: hr@eiph.idaho.gov

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Incumbents provide practical nursing care, health instruction, and charting and record keeping.

Example of Duties

  • Receive, greet, screen and educate clients to provide Immunization services.
  • Provide nursing services for Immunization clients by providing education and vaccines.
  • Complete required client forms and maintain accurate client record in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Maintain a clean and stocked workplace.
  • Immunization clinic monthly
  • Help fill nursing needs in offsite clinics.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attend and participate in required staff meetings.
  • Employees of Eastern Idaho Public Health have an “Emergency Response Role” and may be requested to respond to threats of a public health emergency in accordance with the District’s Public Health Preparedness Plan. This may include requirements to work longer shifts, nights, or weekends, and to perform duties different than your daily routine.  Employees will not be asked, expected, or allowed to perform duties for which they are not trained or qualified.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be licensed as a Register Nurse or  Licensed Practical Nurse by the state of Idaho.
  • Some positions may require fluency in speaking, reading/writing Spanish and English.

 Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at (208) 533-3162 or email hr@eiph.idaho.gov.

Eastern Idaho Public Health District is seeking a part time (2 days a week) RN (Registered Nurse) or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to work out of the Idaho Falls Office. 

PositionRN or LPN 
HoursPart Time
Open for Recruitment02/25/2024
Staring Salary$17.67-28.77 an hour depending on license
LocationIdaho Falls
To ApplyVisit the Idaho state job page here
For more infoEmail: hr@eiph.idaho.gov

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Incumbents provide practical nursing care, health instruction, and charting and record keeping.

Example of Duties

  • Receive, greet, screen and educate clients to provide Immunization services.
  • Provide nursing services for Immunization clients by providing education and vaccines.
  • Complete required client forms and maintain accurate client record in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Maintain a clean and stocked workplace.
  • Immunization clinic monthly
  • Help fill nursing needs in offsite clinics.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attend and participate in required staff meetings.
  • Employees of Eastern Idaho Public Health have an “Emergency Response Role” and may be requested to respond to threats of a public health emergency in accordance with the District’s Public Health Preparedness Plan. This may include requirements to work longer shifts, nights, or weekends, and to perform duties different than your daily routine.  Employees will not be asked, expected, or allowed to perform duties for which they are not trained or qualified.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse or  Licensed Practical Nurse by the state of Idaho.
  • Some positions may require fluency in speaking, reading/writing Spanish and English.

 Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at (208) 533-3162 or email hr@eiph.idaho.gov.

Eastern Idaho Public Health is seeking a part time (16-24 hours) Women Infant Children (WIC) Registered Dietitian to work out of the Idaho Falls office. Travel to other offices may be required to assist.

PositionRegistered Dietitian
HoursPart Time
Open for Recruitment02/18/2024
Staring Salary$22.14 – $25.46 an hour
LocationIdaho Falls
To ApplyVisit the Idaho state job page here
For more infoEmail: hr@eiph.idaho.gov

This position does require the candidate to be a Licensed Dietitian through the State of Idaho

CLASS PURPOSE – To conduct nutritional care and education programs for WIC clients; perform related work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification as a Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association   
  • Eligibility for licensure in the State of Idaho as a Dietitian accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-3506.  

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Good knowledge of education principles and methods as applied to nutrition counseling and education.  
  • Some knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and food handling methods.  
  • Some knowledge of program planning and evaluation.  
  • Experience identifying dietary problems related to nutrition intake; analyzing and evaluating nutrition data; adapting nutrition counseling and education to meet social, cultural, educational, and economic backgrounds of participants.  

DUTIES

  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate nutrition-education programs that meet standards for compliance with federal, state and district requirements 
  • Perform nutrition assessments, which includes anthropometric and hematological components 
  • Provide counseling and education on nutrition, breastfeeding, and other health-related issues to participants utilizing motivational interviewing techniques 
  • Develop individual care plans for participants 
  • Make and follow up on appropriate referrals verbally, and in writing 
  • Issue and explain food benefits 
  • Prepare and update educational material for both WIC staff and participants 
  • Function as a WIC certifier as needed 
  • Promote breastfeeding as the preferred method of infant feeding, provide breastfeeding support and, make needed referrals to the Peer Counseling program 
  • Participant in outreach activities, as assigned 
  • Completes assigned monthly reports 
  • Provide training to WIC staff 
  • Travel and work in other clinics as assigned 
  • Attend required meetings 
  • Supervise dietetic interns 
  • Other duties as assigned  

SPECIALTY AREAS

  • Nutrition Services
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Public health employees must be willing to participate in public health preparedness activities and training and may be asked to perform activities within their skill levels that are not part of their normal jobs. During emergency situations, employees may be asked to work hours outside of the normal workday to assist with emergency response activities.

Benefits

Eastern Idaho Public Health offers the following benefits for employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week. 

  • Medical/Vision/Prescript Insurance (PPO, Traditional or High Deductible Plan)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (coverage amount of annual salary is employer paid; can purchase additional FSAs)
  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). (www.persi.idaho.gov)
  • Paid holidays (Currently 11 per year)
  • Sick leave and Vacation leave (accrues each pay period; increases with longevity)
  • 401K and 457 with Roth options available
  • Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) is committed to our community and live out our vision of Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

To learn more about EIPH, please visit our website at www.eiph.id.gov. 

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

NOTICE: Idaho’s Public Health Districts are agencies that are authorized by the State of Idaho as independent bodies. District employees are not State of Idaho employees, rather District employees who receive benefits through the Office of Group Insurance.

Internship Opportunities

Eastern Idaho Public Health offers the following internship opportunities:

Non-paid internship; one intern per semester, as needed; work on projects with Health Education Specialists in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, and Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the Health Educators, Community Health staff Members, and other interns on your team;
  • Attend a mandatory orientation with Public Health Staff to ensure confidentiality and agency policies;
  • Assist with various Physical Activity and Nutrition Program trainings, follow-up and assist with the action plans and reports;
  • Assess parks and convenience stores related to tobacco free policies;
  • Present tobacco information to students and school staff;
  • Create worksite wellness monthly messages for the agency;
  • Input pre- and post-survey data;
  • Assist and attend Youth Adult Partnership meetings and activities;
  • Market health education programs throughout the area;
  • Track and update participant contact information;
  • Participate in community coalition, when available.

Requirements:

  • Junior status, minimum
  • Completion of Program Planning and Implementation and Community Health Methods or equivalent
  • Current on immunizations
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Internship Sessions Available

Application Deadline

January – April

October 15th

April – July

February 15th

July – September

May 31st

September – December

May 31st

  • Explore career path
  • Contact hours toward medical, therapy, and other schools
  • Practice compassion
  • Develop and refine professional skills
  • Network with other professionals in the field
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Resume builder
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Gain confidence

*Employers overwhelmingly point to internship experience as one of the most important factors they consider in hiring new college graduates for full time positions.

  • Mail application to:                      
    Christina Capel
    Eastern Idaho Public Health
    1250 Hollipark Drive
    Idaho Falls, ID  83401

    E-mail application to:                  
    ccapel@EIPH.idaho.gov

    Direct questions by Phone to:   
    Christina 208-533-3162

  • After the application deadline, applicants may be e-mailed to schedule an interview date and time
  • Face-to-face, in person, interviews are generally required
  • Community Health Staff conduct interview
  • Please bring resume, if not included with application
  • Internship offers will be extended via e-mail within a week of completion of interview process
  • If you are not accepted as an intern, you will be informed via e-mail

Clinical Rotations

The next available Clinical Rotation opening will begin Fall semester 2024.

Volunteers

  • Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) Volunteers
    The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to allow local volunteers–medical and health professionals as well as others–to contribute their skills and expertise throughout the year as well as during times of community need. The Eastern Idaho MRC unit is made of volunteers who can assist our community during emergencies, such as an earthquake or influenza epidemic.
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