Available Positions

Public Health Emergency Response Planner

The Public Health Emergency Response Planner coordinates with the Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) to plan for public health emergencies in Region A and to determine statewide and region specific planning and preparedness needs. Coordinates planning and preparedness needs for Jackson County Public Health.


The Registrar files birth and death certificates and issues certified copies of them to the general public, prepares and distributes reports about health department activities, and assists with incoming calls as needed.

PRN Clinical Nurse RN

The registered nurse provides services in an acute care, ambulatory, behavioral health, or long-term care setting. Provides care patients with acute, chronic, and/or terminal illnesses. Performs an assessment based on the patient’s diagnosis, reason for entry into the system, and care needs. Utilizes the nursing process to plan, perform, delegate, and evaluate the delivery of nursing care. Other duties include interdisciplinary team involvement, committees, program evaluations, research, education, and the supervision of students. Performs duties within the scope of the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and established organizational and regulatory requirements.


Interested in interning at JCPH? Internship positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students each semester. A public health internship can provide practical experience, and an opportunity to contribute to public health initiatives. Areas of emphasis include Community Initiatives, Data Analytics, Public Health Communications, Health Equity, and more.

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