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Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Providence

Mission Hills, CA

3 days ago
Health Educator

The Floating Hospital

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY

1 day ago
Nurse Educator (RN) - Labor and Delivery

Hartford HealthCare

Stamford, CT

1 day ago
Community Health Assistant

Geisinger

Peckville, PA

11 days ago
Outreach Worker (210244)

Journey Mental Health Center

Madison, WI

11 days ago
Clinical Social Worker (LSW)

Geisinger

Oakland Mills, PA

1 day ago
Registered Nurse Educator (RN) - Outpatient

Ascension

East China, MI

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Licensed Clinical Social Workers - Remote Opportunity

Seasoned Recruiting

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4 days ago
Dialysis Patient Educator - RN

DaVita

Champaign, IL

1 day ago

Public Health Jobs Overview

Public health experts do challenging but necessary work promoting health and preventing disease within the communities they serve. They provide significant assistance to the public by researching and then fighting for changes that will increase health and well-being for the greatest number of people. Public health jobs can be meaningful and rewarding; many public health workers feel that they're making the world a better place while working in government, academia, and in private and non-profit organizations.

Jobs in public health are a great fit for people who are caring, empathic, and great listeners. Depending on your role and organization, you could research the underlying causes of a disease, conduct health studies, analyze data, work on a public health campaign, teach children proper hygiene, advocate for patients, and provide individual or group counseling.

The public health sector is comprised of many different types of roles and specialties. View more employment possibilities by searching for other social service jobs. You may also want to look for similar options, such as:

Public Health Worker Education and Skills

To succeed in this field, you'll need a bachelor's degree in public health or a related field. Depending on the career path you want to follow—environmental health, health education, public policy, nutrition—you might need a master's degree to expand your knowledge and training. For example, to work as an epidemiologist, you'll need a master's degree in public health with an emphasis in epidemiology.

Jobs in public health are perfect for big-picture thinkers who can analyze data and make decisions based on research. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are also essential to flourish in this field.

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Interviewing for a Public Health Job

Are you nervous about your upcoming job interview? You're not alone. That's why we created a list of possible interview questions to help you prepare. The more confident you feel, the more you'll wow potential employers. Our tips and tricks will help you to formulate solid answers that showcase the unique skill set and background that you bring to the table. 

How Much Do Public Health Jobs Pay?

Careers in public health are rewarding. But a feeling of purpose won't pay the bills. Want to know how much you'd be earning as a public health worker? Well, it depends on your job title and location. The median income for a public health nurse in the U.S. is $68,925 a year, while a public health officer makes about $74,485 a year. Use our convenient Salary Tool to see how much money you'd be making in your area.

Monster Is Here to Help You Find Public Health Jobs Today

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