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Tulsa Health Department is actively seeking dedicated individuals passionate about making a positive impact on their community. Join us in improving the health and overall well-being of every resident in Tulsa County.

Why Work at the Tulsa Health Department

The Tulsa Health Department values the health and well-being of our employees and their families. We are committed to ensuring that our employees receive a complete and comprehensive package of pay, benefits and learning and development programs, which support their physical, emotional and financial health. Our employees are our greatest assets, and a happy, healthy and highly trained workforce is what we strive for.


have been at Tulsa Health Department for over 10 years


hold RN, RD, MPH or Bachelor’s/Master’s/Advance Degrees

34 program areas

with mobility, education and advancement opportunities

Tulsa Health Department is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Applicants selected for a conditional offer of employment must pass a criminal history check, possible motor vehicle check, drug test, references check and education verification.

The Tulsa Health Department’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of all Tulsa County residents, in order to make Tulsa County the healthiest county in the country. This important work is done by award-winning team members and programs on a local, state and national level.

National Reaccreditation in 2019

THD is one of two autonomous local health departments in Oklahoma, with statutory public health jurisdiction throughout Tulsa County and the City of Tulsa. THD was among the first health departments in the U.S. to receive national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.

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Fit-Friendly Worksite

THD continues to be recognized as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association . Gold level recipients have recognized the importance of a healthy workplace for employees and have taken steps to create a culture of wellness by providing support to employees.

THD Award - Certified Healthy Oklahoma 2023

Certified Healthy Business

THD has been recognized since 2008 as a Certified Healthy Business. The Oklahoma Certified Healthy Business status recognizes businesses that are working to improve employee health by providing wellness opportunities and implementing policies that lead to healthier lifestyles.

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Diversity and Inclusion

THD has been recognized for our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Mosaic Tulsa, the diversity business council of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, recognized THD as a “Top Inclusive Workplace” in its 2019 Regional Inclusion Report.


THD offers a variety of public health internships and practicums. Our clinics, health promotion, outreach programs and environmental health programs can offer experiential learning opportunities to meet the requirements of an internship or practicum, as well as provide a hands-on approach to learning about public health. We work with students who need to complete an internship and/or observation hours as a degree requirement.

THD will make every effort to place students, however, internships are not guaranteed and are based upon availability and the needs of THD. Prospective students must complete an Internship/Practicum application to be considered for placement. For more information, please email


Are you ready to put your skills to the test in a dynamic and meaningful environment? Apply now and start your journey toward making a positive impact on your community.

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