Your Pathway To Success
Want to Make a Difference?
If you are in the market for new and exciting career opportunities, and would like to make a difference in your community, the Oklahoma State Department of Health is your employer of choice!
Choosing a career with the Oklahoma State Department of Health provides varied opportunities for community involvement and service within public health:
Responding to public health emergencies including, but not limited to, natural or man-made disasters, disease outbreaks, or catastrophic events.
Educating the community about environmental issues such as food safety, lead and safe water;
Organizing advisory board and coalitions, and collaborating with organizations and agencies to promote community/neighborhood health;
Preventing communicable diseases through monitoring occurrences; providing treatment, tracking out-breaks and providing immunizations;
Linking people to community programs and services; Educating populations about health risks such as smoking, obesity and the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices;
Collecting and analyzing data; Working with schools regarding students' health, nutrition and developmental issues.
Choosing a career in public health will put you on the pathway to making things better for your community, your neighbor, your family, and yourself... and receive competitive pay and great benefits!Public Health is...
Public health saves money, improves our quality of life, helps children thrive and reduces human suffering.
What is a public health laboratory?
They operate as a first line of defense to protect the public against diseases and other health hazards.