Career Opportunities

If you become employed by the Wood County Health Department, your earnings will not be covered under Social Security, as Wood County Health Department participates in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. When you retire, or if you become disabled, you may receive a pension based on earning from your employment with the Wood County Health Department. If you do, and you are also entitled to a benefit from Social Security based on either your own work or the work of your husband or wife , or former husband or wife, your pension may affect the amount of the Social Security benefit you receive. Your Medicare benefits, however, will not be affected. For more information visit the Social Security Administration website.

Wood County Health Department Jobs

Updated 12/28/2020

Wood County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Note:  A signed and notarized employment application must be submitted to be considered for employment with the Wood County Health Department.  Resumes submitted without an Employment Application will not be considered a complete application for employment.

Application for Employment (.PDF file)

DATE POSTED: November 25, 2019
TITLE: Temporary Intermittent Part Time Dental Hygienist
POSITION TYPE: Classified, FLSA Non-Exempt
PAY RANGE: $21.28 - $25.53 per hour based on experience
Work Hours: Varied depending on the needs of the agency, not to exceed 1000 hours in a year with re-appointment annually
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Chief Operating Officer
GENERAL SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of a Dentist and using established dental hygiene protocols and procedures, the Dental Hygienist provides professional, high-quality dental care and education to a broad range of patients within the scope of service consistent with accepted standards of care. This position offers support where needed to ensure smooth, efficient running of Dental Health Services with in the Health Center and participates in the ongoing evaluation of operations to assure the delivery of high-quality services that support the financial sustainability. Evaluates patients and implements treatment regimens under the supervision of the Dentist. Provides complete documentation of all findings, treatments and outcomes.
• Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) from an accredited school of dental hygiene program with a current license to practice in the state of Ohio
• CPR certification
• Valid Ohio driver’s license
• Proof of automobile insurance
• Clear record with Ohio State Dental Board
• The ability to successfully pass a background check
• Prior experience in a Federally Qualified Health Care Center (FQHC) is preferred
*NOTE: An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
1840 E. Gypsy Lane Road
Bowling Green Ohio 43402
Date submitted by: Until position is filled

Independent Contractor Opportunities

Updated 04/13/2021

Contracted Vaccination Ancillary

Independent Contractor for Wood County Health Department


This independent contractor position will support the COVID-19 vaccine clinics hosted and supported by Wood County Health Department (WCHD).  This position will be trained to perform any role that does not require a license to administer vaccine.

Selected candidates will be paid $100 per vaccine clinic.  Currently, WCHD is operating clinics 4 – 5 days per week, and clinics typically operate 4 – 6 hours.  Additional clinics/days could be added in the future.  

Job Duties

  • Manage patient records in the electronic systems used by WCHD, e.g. ArmorVax.  
  • Collect and secure forms that contain protected health information.  
  • Conduct patient screening, in accordance with WCHD procedures.
  • Support clinic flow and patient movement.
  • Manage paperwork and supplies, e.g. clipboards, pens, etc.
  • Sanitize seats and other commonly touched items/surfaces.  
  • Monitor vaccine supplies, in coordination with the clinical team, and communicate remaining inventory to the clinic supervisor and to the public, as assigned.  
  • Manage the on-call list and contact individuals on that list if and when there are additional doses to be used at the end of the clinic.  
  • Transport clinic supplies, as assigned.  
  • Support setup and teardown, as needed.  
  • Conduct other, assigned duties to ensure the vaccine clinic runs smoothly.  


Skills and Qualifications

  • Must safeguard protected health information and follow all related policies.
  • Must be willing to travel to and work at clinic locations throughout Wood County.  
  • Must be able to work 4 – 6 hours, with limited breaks.    
  • Ideal candidate will be available for 3+ clinics per week.  
  • Ideal candidate will have experience, training or course work in public health, the medical field, emergency response/management, computer science, customer relations, social services, or other related field.
  • Ideal candidate will have previous experience working/volunteering at vaccine clinics.


Additional Details

  • This is an independent contractor position.  Selected candidates will not be employees of Wood County Health Department, will not be eligible for benefits, will not accrue OPERS time, and will not be eligible for unemployment when the vaccination campaign ends.  
  • Candidates must complete and pass a background check before they will be selected.  
  • Selected candidates must acquire personal liability insurance.  
  • Selected candidates will receive paid training in advance of their first vaccine clinic.  


Application Process

  • Candidates must complete the following survey to initiate the application process:  
  • WCHD will contact potential candidates for a brief interview.  Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.