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JOB LISTING – Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

The Henry County Health Center WIC has an opening for a part time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor.  The selected candidate will give basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers and help mothers achieve their own breastfeeding goals.  Qualifications:  Preferable to have/had Breastfeeding experience, has an enthusiasm for breastfeeding, good communication skills, computer skills a must, and a high school diploma.  The position may require some out-of-area travel.  Applications can be found at henrycohealth.org.  You may also request more information or send resume to Tonya Chandler, WIC Coordinator at tonya.chandler@lpha.mo.gov.  Phone is 660-890-8233 (leave a message if not available).  The Henry County Health Center and WIC is an equal opportunity employer/provider. 

 

JOB LISTING – Office Manager / Bookkeeper

The Henry County Health Center is seeking a detail oriented Office Manager/Bookkeeper to work 40 hours per week.  Must have associate degree and previous personnel management & accounting experience.  Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office required.  Will process payroll, accounts payable, invoicing and medical insurance billing and supervise front desk staff.  Must be reliable, have good interpersonal skills, and promote public health in a positive manner.  Henry County Health Center is an EEOC.  Please send resume to Peggy Bowles at Peggy.Bowles@lpha.mo.gov or 1800 Community Drive, Attention: Peggy Bowles, Clinton, MO 64735.

 

WATER ON TAP – What you need to know… Click Here

The United States enjoys one of the best supplies of drinking water in the world. Nevertheless, many of us who once gave little or no thought to the water that comes from our taps are now asking the question: “Is my water safe to drink?”

Zika Virus – Confirmed case in Missouri…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a case of Zika virus in a Missouri man who had travelled to Haiti, a known area of Zika transmission. This is the first confirmed case of Zika virus infection reported in a Missouri resident. Please consult CDC resources for a listing of all areas and other information about Zika virus: www.cdc.gov/zika/


Henry County Health Center Mission Statement

To protect the health and promote the wellness of the community.

 

What is public health?

Public Health is a sophisticated science for identifying and dealing with real or potential health threats to the community. Public Health’s primary focus is to improve the health of communities, to prevent disease from occurring, and to save lives. HCHC does this through:

  • Assessing and promoting health and safety through training and self-assessment
  • Prevents or minimizes the occurrence of diseases and injuries through immunizations, community education, and nursing services
  • Plans, prepares and responds to natural or man-made disasters
  • Enforces public health laws and regulations

 

Career Opportunities

employment-appHenry County Health Center Employment Application

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ALL POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES ARE EVALUATED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, THE PRESENCE OF A NON-JOB RELATED HANDICAP OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.

 

 

 

compass-logoCo-locating service organizations in the same building makes it easier to work together to improve the overall health of individuals and families in Henry County. Pathways Community Health and Compass Health Wellness, are members of the Compass Health Network.  The program and services of Pathways Community Health (Behavioral), Henry County Health Center (Nursing, Vital Records, WIC, etc.) and Compass Health Wellness (Family Medicine/Primary Care, Dental) complement each other and will integrate well for everyone.

 

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