The salary listed includes 5% premium pay due to the duty station of these positions being located in King County.
In this role, you play a crucial part in ensuring the success of newborn screening. You'll be interpreting laboratory results, offering targeted recommendations to pediatric health care providers, and providing vital support to hospitals and clinics for proper screening procedures. By identifying infants with treatable disorders, you contribute to the Department of Health's mission of protecting and enhancing the health of Washington State. Your work with the Newborn Screening Program is instrumental in ensuring that every newborn in Washington receives comprehensive screening, and those with disorders receive swift diagnosis and treatment.
OPTION 1: A Master’s degree or higher with a major in a biological science or a health care field.
OPTION 2: A Bachelor’s degree with a major in a biological science or a health care field and at least one year of experience in a health services program.
OPTION 3: Three (3) years of experience in a pediatric related health services program.
AND for all options listed above must have experience in the following:
Practical skills in MS Excel for spreadsheet tasks, database management, MS Word for document creation and formatting, and Microsoft Outlook or similar email systems for electronic correspondence.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies