Overview

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.

 

Required Qualifications

OPTION 1: A Master’s degree or higher with a major in a biological science or a health care field.

 

OR

 

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.

 

OR

 

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.

 

About Washington State Department of Health

At DOH, we safeguard public health in an ever-evolving world. Through collaboration with local health jurisdictions and state, federal, and private partners, our programs, and services impact every Washingtonian and visitor daily. We're driven by Equity, Innovation, and Engagement, as outlined in our Transformational Plan for the future of Washington health.