Benton Franklin Health District

Kennewick , WA
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Health Services Worker

Benton Franklin Health District
Kennewick, WA Full time
Posted on November 4, 2017

Benton-Franklin Health District is seeking a Health Services Worker to join the Communicable Disease Team. 

The Position

Definition: Under the supervision of the Communicable Disease (CD) Programs Manager the CD Health Services Worker (HSW) will participate on a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals with the goal of improving disease related health outcomes for members of our community.

Essential Job Functions:

• Assist with case investigations

• Conduct notifiable conditions interviews

• Complete Case Reports per Washington State guidelines

• Participate in CD Team meetings, staff meetings and trainings

• Conduct TB Direct Observed Therapy visits

• Complete HIV FIRS reporting requirements

• Work with the DOH DIS staff to conduct STD case work

• Provide technical assistance and education to medical providers

• regarding mandated reporting

• Attend educational and staff development events deemed

• necessary by program requirements

• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work well with co-workers as well as community and

• medical professionals

• Ability to organize and present information and ideas clearly, both in

• writing and orally

BFHD is a tobacco, drug and alcohol free workplace.