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Current Vacancies:





Dental Assistant

POSTING DATE: September 24, 2014

SALARY RANGE: $11.32 – 16.00/hour plus benefits

JOB TYPE: Full-Time 40hrs/week

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of dental assisting techniques and procedures for all phases of general dentistry. Knowledge of modern dental materials, their storage, handling, and applications is required. The dental assistant must be cognizant of the expectation and concern of patients and be able to respond in an empathetic and professional manner. The ability to work with persons from a wide diversity of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds is necessary. Must be able to creatively work with other health professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve maximum results for the patient. Ability to utilize computer and computer programs. Ability to be mobile with manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination. Ability to sit or stand for prolonged time. Ability to attend to multiple tasks at the same time and to prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure compliance with established deadlines and protocols. Effective oral and written communication skills

HELPFUL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Substantive knowledge of dental work unit procedures, methods and practices.
• Substantive knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and dental/medical terminology to compose and/or proofread dental notes, reports and materials.
• Ability to learn, interpret and explain policies, regulations, procedures and dental programs.
• Ability to independently respond to inquiries and coordinate a variety of resources in acquiring and disseminating information.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications that meet a Dental Assistant II classification by the North Carolina Dental Board. Must meet one (1) of the following criteria.

1) successful completion of:
a) an ADA-accredited dental assisting program and current certification in CPR; or
b) one academic year or longer in an ADA-accredited dental hygiene program, and current certification in CPR

2) successful completion of:
a) full-time employment and experience as a chairside assistant for two years (3,000 hours) of the preceding five, during which period the assistant may be trained in any dental delivery setting and allowed to perform the functions of a Dental Assistant II under the direct control and supervision of a licensed dentist;
b) a 3-hour course in sterilization and infection control;
c) a 3-hour course in dental office emergencies;
d) radiology training consistent with G.S. 90-29(s)(12);and
e) current certification in CPR; or

3) successful completion of the certification examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board, and current certification in CPR.

HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.
Submit State Application Form (PD-107) and Resume to:

Madison County Health Department
ATTN: Sheila McAbee
493 Medical Park Dr
Marshall, NC 28753




Local Health Director

Date Posted: January 5, 2015

Closing Date: February 5, 2015

Description of Work:
The Madison County Health Department has an immediate opening for a fulltime Local Health Director to direct other managers/supervisors, professional, technical and support staff in the delivery of agency services to protect and promote public health. The Local Health Director is appointed by and reports to the Madison County Board of Health. Work involves providing leadership and directing program development and implementation, establishing program standards and monitoring and evaluating quality of service delivery systems. The Local Health Director supervises budget activities and will maintain direct involvement in conflict/complaint resolution, staffing and personnel issues and serve as the principle spokesperson for the agency relative to public health issues. Work also involves representing the agency with government officials, medical/dental societies, health care providers, public/private schools and a variety of advocacy groups to influence the decision making process in order to insure adequate resources for program maintenance and expansion and the delivery of comprehensive services.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of management principles, techniques, and practices. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public health. Working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; direct employees and programs in the various areas of responsibility; and, develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, and with federal, state, and local officials.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A master’s degree in public health administration and at least one year of employment experience in health programs or health services; or a master’s degree in a public health discipline other than public health administration and at least three years of employment experience in health programs or health services; or a master’s degree in public administration and at least two years’ experience in health programs or health services; or a master’s degree in a field related to public health and at least three years of experience health programs or health services; or a bachelor’s degree in public health administration or public administration and at least three years’ experience in health programs or health services.

Application Process:
Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. “See resume” on application is not acceptable. Applicants should submit completed State Application Form (PD-107) and other desired documents to:

madisonhealthhr@madisoncountync.gov
Madison County Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
Marshall, NC 28753
828-649-1271




PUBLIC HEALTH PHYSICIAN EXTENDER II

Salary Range: $40 - $45 per hour

Description of Work:
The Madison County Health Department has an immediate opening for a Contract Position (No County Benefits) working as a Physician Extender II at the school based health center. The selected candidate will be an employee of Alliance Staffing (NCAPHA.)This contract is for 10-months per year, working 4-6 hours per day on all days in which Madison County Schools are operational; generally speaking Monday - Friday most weeks between August and mid-June. This is a professional position, providing general medical care for children, primarily ages 10-19, following the performance standards for school based health centers. Position provides health services including sick and well care; screenings, physical exams, and assessments; determines diagnosis and develops a plan of care. Works in collaboration with supervising physician according to the collaborative practice agreement based on the North Carolina Board of Nursing and North Carolina Medical Board guidelines.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board or approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to apply:
Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. "See resume" on application is not acceptable.

Application Process: Applicants should contact the North Carolina Alliance for Public Health Agencies at http://www.ncapha.org/employment_center. Applicants need to indicate this position on their application.

Date Posted: 11/17/14

Application Deadline: 12/17/14




ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

POSTING DATE: October 21, 2014

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

SALARY GRADE: 67

SALARY RANGE: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour

LOCATION: Marshall, NC

Description of Work:
The Madison County Health Department has an immediate opening for a fulltime Environmental Health Services (EHS) Specialist. This is professional environmental health work in the promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state, local, and federal environmental health laws and regulations. Employees may work as generalists with responsibility in a variety of environmental health programs, or as specialists with the majority of time spent in a single program area with some additional responsibility in other programs. Employees typically consult with Environmental Health Program Specialists, Environmental Health Program Coordinator, or supervisors on more complex issues. Work requires a complete knowledge of state, local, and federal environmental health laws and regulations, as well as procedures utilized in enforcing these laws and regulations. Work requires a general knowledge of a variety of material and physical sciences as a basis for enforcement, education, and consultation roles.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; or a four-year or Master’s degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

Necessary Special Qualification-
Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

Administering the Trainee Appointment-
Appointees must be eligible for registration and apply for registration as a Sanitarian Intern within 60 days of employment. Employees may remain registered as a Sanitarian Intern until registration as a Sanitarian or up to three years, whichever comes first.

How to apply:
Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. "See resume" on application is not acceptable.

Submit State Application Form (PD-107) and resume to:
Jan Shepard, Health Director
Madison County Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
Marshall, NC 28753
828-649-1271










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