Spokane Regional Health District is one of the largest health districts within Washington state, providing a wide range of challenging and diverse positions for about 250 employees. The Human Resources program oversees a variety of functions, including:
The health district offers several benefits which include:
Spokane Regional Health District is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliations or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations may be made for people with disabilities.
Spokane Regional Health District is a “tobacco-free” workplace and applicants who use tobacco will not be considered for employment. Further, as part of the application process, potential hires will be required to sign the “Agreement of Non-Tobacco Use for Employment” form. Health district employees (who started prior to Jan. 1, 2013) who use tobacco are “grandfathered in” and not required to be tobacco-free, but are encouraged and supported in quitting.
It is an expectation of the health district that staff be properly immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, which they may be exposed to in the course of their duties or for which they may potentially expose clients.
As a condition of employment, individuals hired for certain positions are requested to show proof of immunity or vaccination for several diseases (see Immunization Policy). New employees may sign a declination of immunizations based on medical, religious, or philosophical objections. New employees are responsible for all costs associated with obtaining immunizations.
The Health District is an ADA compliant employer and will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified individual with a disability perform the essential functions of the job, whenever possible, in accordance with the District’s Reasonable Accommodation policy. Contact Human Resources in room 345 or at 324-1461 for a copy of the policy or further information.