For Immediate Release
Contact: Scott Oxarart
775.328.2414 or 775.276.1021
Reno, Nev. June 23, 2020. The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) is hiring part-time Registered Nurses and a full-time epidemiologist to assist with the COVID-19 response in Washoe County.
Registered Nurse – Intermittent position will perform COVID-19 testing and the hourly salary is $26.49 - $34.47. More info can be found here.
Epidemiologist – Full-time position develops, leads, coordinates, plans and conducts countywide disease surveillance program and recommends disease control measure for infectious disease, among other things. The position closes July 7, 2020 and a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, biology, microbiology, medicine, public health plus three years of full-time experience in communicable disease epidemiology or infection control program. The annual salary is $69,160-$89,960 and more information about the position and the link to apply can be found here.
Position postings can be found on the Washoe County jobs site here.
The Washoe County Health District is nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board and has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County through the policy-making Washoe County District Board of Health. The District consists of five divisions: Administrative Health Services, Air Quality Management, Community and Clinical Health Services, Environmental Health Services and Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness. More info can be found here.