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UPDATED: August 14, 2017

Executive Director
Job Type: Regular, full time, exempt
Agency: Oregon Oral Health Coalition
Location: Wilsonville, OR
Position Description: With the retirement of our current Executive Director, we're looking for a new leader to work with the board of directors and take responsibility for expanding OrOHC as a membership organization, encompassing a membership base across all health communities in Oregon. The Ideal Candidate will be:

  1. A relationship builder who can "market" to, and recruit organizations to become dues-paying members of the Coalition, as well as work well with donors, staff, board, dental and general health partners.
  2. Entrepreneurial, creative and visionary, with the ability to think big, while also managing details.
  3. Organized, self-directed, and conscientious.
  4. A person who values diversity, equity, and inclusion-supporting our priority of serving marginalized communities and empowering them to help determine and share in the work of the coalition. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Leadership experience in successfully building partnerships, coalitions or membership organizations.
  • Proven ability to be the public face of a cause or organization, generating support, enthusiasm and momentum for that cause.
  • Fundraising and development experience, some knowledge of foundations, grant-writing and interactions with major donors is helpful.
  • Ability to convey passion and generate support for our mission.
  • Experience in budgeting and financial oversight.
  • Ability to mentor and bring forth the best in people you work with.
  • Experience working with a board of directors.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, oversee and complete projects in a timely fashion.
  • Undergraduate degree from a four-year educational institution, advanced degree helpful.
  • Experience in the health field may be an advantage, but is not required 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: Monday, September 4, 2017 5 PM

 

Fiscal and Grant Coordinator (Fiscal Analyst 2)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Protection
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0374 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Health Protection (CHP), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Fiscal and Grant Coordinator promotes the primary mission and goals of the Environmental Public Health section (EPH), the Radiation Protection Services section (RPS), the Drinking Water Services section (DWS), the Health Care Regulation & Quality Improvement section (HCRQI), the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program section (OMMP) and the Health Licensing Office section (HLO) by leading, overseeing, and coordinating programs and fiscal and grant related operations for a variety of public health programs. Using a broad perspective, this position advises the section manager and program managers in the development and management of program level budgets; oversight of statement of work and business components of grants and contracts; and assures programs comply with state and federal laws and policies in these areas. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 23, 2017

 

Client Care Surveyor (Patient Safety and Client Care Surveyor)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Protection
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0375 These employment opportunities are with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Health Protection (CHP), Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement (HCRQI), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority. There is one permanent, full-time position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Client Care Surveyor (CCS) assures that the citizens of the State of Oregon have access to safe, quality health care. This is accomplished through licensing and Medicare/Medicaid certification of specific health care providers with the following activities: evaluating for providers for compliance with licensing requirements, monitoring comprehensive survey processes, performing inspections, consulting, conducting investigations, gathering evidence, documenting findings, providing expert technical assistance, and developing and facilitating provider training. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: August 23, 2017

 

Health Promotion Strategist (Program Analyst 3)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0377 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Health Promotion Strategist evaluates and recommends program priorities to achieve state program goals and to meet funding requirements and works in collaboration with colleagues and partners. This position determines statewide policies, procedures and priorities consistent with the mission and policies of the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The Health Promotion Strategist recommends legislative concepts and policy solutions to address chronic disease prevention and related chronic disease risk factors such as youth marijuana use, tobacco use and exposure, alcohol and other drug misuse, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition. This position provides strategic coordination and assistance to county health departments in enforcement of state policies and the development, implementation and enforcement of local policies to address chronic disease prevention, tobacco control and obesity prevention. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with members of local, state and national agencies, community organizations and various program stakeholders. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: August 23, 2017

 

FoodNet Research Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0358 Our Mission... Helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD)/Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP)/Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent, full-time position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interviewing cases and controls of communicable diseases such as salmonella and E coli.
  • Recording data electronically by using various software programs.
  • Identifying additional resources needed to complete studies.
  • Recruiting, training and coordinating additional help (interviewers, data entry staff, etc.) as needed to collect and enter data.
  • Reviewing the work of others involving data collection and data entry skills.
  • Ensuring integrity of study data.
  • Monitoring and reporting on status of various studies.
  • Proposing solutions to any problems identified.
  • Assisting with data analysis under supervision of an epidemiologist.
  • Preparing summary graphs and tables.
  • Assisting with design of study protocols and data-collection instruments.
  • Participating in conference calls with Oregon epidemiologists and laboratorians, public-health workers from other states, and officials at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regarding design and conduct of studies.
  • Monitoring various public-health databases daily to ensure quality and consistency of data required by FoodNet cooperative agreement.
  • Collecting additional information as needed to ensure completeness of records.
  • Responding to CDC queries regarding data completeness and accuracy. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: August 15, 2017

 

Immunization RN
Job Type: Temporary, part time
Agency: Legacy Health
Department: Employee Health Services
Location: Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, Tualatin, Silverton
Position Description: We have an exciting opportunity for seven RNs to join our dynamic, quality-focused team for a limited-duration assignment this Fall. The Immunization Nurse is an ideal experience for an entry-level RN with a willingness to learn or a seasoned RN seeking part-time hours. The role requires an openness to flexible working conditions, hours, and locations. There are 6 positions available in Oregon locations and 1 position available in Washington. Our department serves 17,000+ clients each year through coordination and implementation of our system-wide Kick the Flu campaign. This successful outreach includes a combination of health education services, administration of IM and ID injections, and management of large community vaccination clinics. The role requires organizational skills, a calm but outgoing demeanor, and an enjoyment of working with autonomy. Applicable WA/OR license will be required prior to September 10th with strong preference for persons licensed in both states. Willingness to travel to multiple locations is a must. The position is anticipated to be funded September 10th through December 15th, 2016 for approximately 24 hours per week. Pay is $34 per hour, various shifts, non-benefitted. Apply online at www.legacyhealth.org/jobs, and refer to job number 17-2361 (for Oregon as preferred primary location) or job number 17-2362 (for Washington as preferred primary location). Application to both positions is acceptable.
Duties & Responsibilities: In-depth training covering influenza, vaccination, and venipuncture will be provided. Daily duties will include blood draws, mentoring student clinicians, roving flu vaccination clinics, providing health education, and conducting community vaccination outreach. The first month of this role will involve staffing large community vaccination clinics across all Legacy Health medical centers under the direct supervision of public health clinicians. For the second month of the position, each Immunization Nurse will be assigned to a Legacy Health medical center and will be responsible for identifying opportunities and designing outreach to our clients at that site.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: August 20, 2017

 

Diabetes Program Coordinator (Program Analyst 2)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Heatlh Promotion and Chronic Disease
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0357 The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, Diabetes Prevention and Control section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Diabetes Program Coordinator provides technical expertise to Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention staff, local public health departments, tribes, community organizations, voluntary agencies and other chronic disease prevention partners to implement and evaluate interventions at the community and organization level which promote community norms change, decrease tobacco use, increase physical activity, assure access to healthy foods, and promote access to chronic disease self-management programs. A specific emphasis and priority will be promoting "Best Practices" for chronic disease prevention and self-management which are consistent with recommendations from the CDC and includes efforts toward local and organizational policy work and community mobilization around chronic disease prevention and self-management issues. The Diabetes Program Coordinator oversees the development, funding, and implementation of multiple community, tribal, and organizational work plans. This person will monitor and respond to requests for information from the public and assist with communication between the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section and funded projects. This will include attendance at statewide and regional meetings across Oregon, meetings to address outreach to specific populations. The person in this position provides technical expertise and coordinates section-wide activities related to Diabetes. This person participates in teleconferences and attends national meetings as appropriate to stay current with national guidelines and best practices related to Diabetes. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: August 14, 2017

 

Nursing Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: This position is responsible for using principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to clinic and home visiting nurse programs ensuring a trauma informed, strengths-based, client-centered culture.  
Duties & Responsibilities: The Public Health Nursing Supervisor's responsibilities include direct support and oversight of work performed by Public Health Nursing team. This position performs administrative duties to support the management of services provided through nurse home visiting programs and within the clinic. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with public health team, community partners, clients, families, providers and state and local agencies. Plans, organizes, and manages the development, implementation, and on-going operation of highly professional and specialized programs, such as immunizations, family planning, and home visiting. Initiates and implements strategic and management activities, with the consent and support of the Public Health Director, to maintain a varied and complex array of services to meet community need. Manages and administers revenue and expenses associated with services; plans, coordinates, and supervises health services for assigned health programs. Provides skilled professional nursing care; provides community and regional leadership and support. Understands and interprets federal, state and local rules, regulations, code and ordinances. Provides backup for intake, service coordination and quality assurance duties. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 1, 2017

 

Public Health Home Visit Nurse II, III, or IV
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of home visiting services. Provide home visiting services in accordance with the Nurse Family Partnership program, Maternity Case Management (MCM) program, and other home visiting programs as assigned. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of UCo Health.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 1, 2017

 

Preparedness Liaison
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Bend, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is the organization at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. As part of the Public Health Division, Oregon's Health Security, Preparedness and Response (HSPR) Program develops public health systems to prepare for and respond to major, acute threats and emergencies that impact the health of people in Oregon. We collaborate with Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and our local, regional and national Emergency Management partners. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Health Security, Preparedness and Response program which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Bend (475 NE Bellevue Drive). This position is management service and not represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Preparedness Liaison is the primary hospital & health systems emergency preparedness contact for Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Jefferson, Crook, Deschutes, Lake, Grant, Harney and Klamath Counties (Region 6 and 7 HPP). This position monitors, coordinates, and supports the development and revision of local and statewide hospital/health systems and clinics' emergency plans related to hazard mitigation, emergency preparedness, and disaster response and recovery, medical surge, including epidemiological, laboratory, environmental health, and immunization fields. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: August 21, 2017

 

Public Health Director/Administrator
Agency: Columbia County
Department: Public Health
Location: St Helens, Columbia County
Position Description: This is a new position to the County and represents the only Public Health staff position in-house. The County contracts for public health services with the Columbia Public Health Foundation. Currently, there are no County staff who provide public health services. There is no intention to bring these services inhouse at this time. Depending on the applications received, the County will appoint either a Public Health Director or a Public Health Administrator to ensure that the County complies with its statutory obligations to act as the Local Public Health Authority and to monitor contractual compliance from the service provider. Candidates should indicate which position (or both) for which they wish to apply on the application. The County may choose the level of classification per candidate depending on experience and qualifications. The Director position requires a higher level of qualifications and include a higher expectations of duties and performance in comparison to the Administrator position. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Act as Local Public Health Administrator for Columbia County. Ensure that the County, as LPHA, performs all statutorily required governance actions of a LPHA, including adopting Local Public Health Modernization Assessment. Ensure that the County, as LPHA, complies with all federal, state and local rules and regulations related to its authority. Ensure compliance with the Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon. Monitor all public health contract providers¿ delivery of program element services and promptly report any major deficiency or provider noncompliance. Take prompt action to ensure any such deficiencies or non-compliance is resolved. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 21, 2017

 

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program IT Procurement, Partnership & Policy Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. The Public Health Division, Injury and Violence Prevention section supports many programs that promote safe living among Oregonians. These public health concerns can affect all Oregonians from children to adults. We are working together to help prevent violence, injury and suicide. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Injury and Violence Prevention section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent, full-time position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position coordinates the vendor internet services contracts, partnerships, and policy work with other staff and management to support the daily operations of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). This position is the primary liaison between state and local stakeholders. The person in this position unitizes project management techniques to ensure PDMP IT services are available and acceptable to stakeholders. This position also serves as the contract administrator for the PDMP vendor services contract. Job functions include coordination of the Advisory Commission, PDMP Oregon Administrative rulemaking as well as PDMP Advisory Commission activities. This is a professional position that coordinates the statewide implementation of the program. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 16, 2017

 

Pharmacy/Client Services Administrative Assistant
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Pharmacy/Client Services
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The position assists the pharmacy team in maintaining client records, data entry, and scheduling of appointments, administration of tele-health equipment and general program coordination. This position communicates directly with clients to enroll, schedule and graduate them from the program. This position is also responsible for completing daily tasks assigned by managers, keeping ongoing assignments updated, and recognizing the need for further assistance in the Client Services Program.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Receive and respond to referral requests
  • Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge; provide HIV education to clients
  • Compile, mail and track client enrollment paperwork
  • Obtain Authorization for Release of Information between HIVA and Medical Provider
  • Track tablets, receive, store, issue and keep tracking tool updated
  • Maintain gmail accounts and passwords using tracking spreadsheet 
  • Manage client files
  • Schedule visits with pharmacist -Assist pharmacist in data entry
  • Maintain spreadsheets to track CD4/VL, # of pharmacy visits
  • Issue and track the Satisfaction Pre/Post Questionnaire and Knowledge Quiz
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records
  • Participate in required training
  • Report issues with equipment to HIV Alliance
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assisting with client support groups as needed -Maintain up to date brochures
  • Completing and dispatching large mailings to clients regarding events, gatherings, general information, etc.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, guidelines, laws & administrative rules
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standards

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Prevention Specialist/Syringe Exchange Coordinator
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Prevention
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Prevention Outreach Worker will work closely with the Prevention Manager in the management and supervision of Syringe Exchange services and Naloxone distribution. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Collect and maintain relevant data related to syringe exchange services Manage syringe exchange and Naloxone data entry
  • Assist in developing grant proposals and grant reports
  • Participate in community clean-ups
  • Ensuring that syringe exchange is a safe and welcoming environment
  • Provide syringe exchange at HIV Alliance and mobile exchange sites
  • Supervise volunteers providing syringe exchange services
  • Provide volunteers with trainings related to services
  • Track, maintain, manage, and order supplies related to syringe exchange services, including Naloxone
  • Coordinate the safe disposal of used syringes
  • Provide referrals to HIV/HCV testing and other agency services
  • Provide referrals to addiction treatment and other community services
  • Support the wound care providers in set up, client referral, and issues as they arise
  • Provide Naloxone training and kit distribution to syringe exchange clients and other community group
  • Present to community groups about HIV, HCV, and Naloxone, including HIV 101 presentations
  • Provide HIV/HCV testing and counseling services to at-risk populations
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures are followed during syringe exchange services
  • Attend workshops and trainings that are relevant to job responsibilities and which will encourage professional development and program growth
  • Help foster community involvement, support and effective collaboration
  • Participate in agency collaborative processes and committees

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Bi-lingual Care Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health. Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team. The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs. This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs, and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs. Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care. This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed.In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

CLIENT CARE:

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Psychosocial assessment of need;
  • Provide direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services
  • Visit accompaniment services
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation.
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments 
  • Development of a service plan or care plan
  • Advocate with other case managers and other service providers on behalf of our clients 
  • HIV education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs 
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with service delivery systems; 
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

SUPPORT:

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas 
  • Maintain up to date information regarding OR Medical Assistance programs Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge;
  • Maintain up to date information regarding other benefits and entitlements programs available in Oregon.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records, including CareWare
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standard

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Care Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time (40 hours/week)
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Eugene or Salem, OR
Position Description: This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health. Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team. The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs. This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs, and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs. Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care. This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed. In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.
Duties & Responsibilities:

CLIENT CARE:

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement 
  • Psychosocial assessment of need; 
  • Provide direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services 
  • Visit accompaniment services 
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation. 
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments 
  • Development of a service plan or care plan 
  • Advocate with other case managers and other service providers on behalf of our clients
  • HIV education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs 
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with service delivery systems;
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

SUPPORT:

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas
  • Maintain up to date information regarding OR Medical Assistance programs
  • Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge; 
  • Maintain up to date information regarding other benefits and entitlements programs available in Oregon.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records, including CareWare
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standard

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Bi-lingual Application Assistor
Job Type: Part to Full Time (30-40 hours/week)
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Application Assistor works directly with Spanish and English speaking clients to assist them in enrolling in a health insurance plan or program. Application Assistors work closely with the medical case management team including Care Coordinators and Nurses. The role of the Application Assistor includes assisting the client in enrolling in the appropriate health insurance plan or program. This includes Oregon Health Plan and various private insurance companies through the insurance exchange maintained by Cover Oregon. This position also works closely with staff at Care Assist and other agencies. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Provide direct services one-on-one and phone
  • Schedule times to meet with clients -Meet with clients to enroll them in the appropriate insurance plan or program
  • Communicate with Case Managers and Care Assist staff
  • Maintain up to date basic information regarding insurance plans and programs in Oregon
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings -Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams and client case conferences
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standards

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (position # IRC60399)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: OHSU/ORPRN
Department: Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) was established in 2002 at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. ORPRN is dedicated to improving the health of rural Oregonians by promoting knowledge transfer between communities and clinicians. ORPRN facilitates a broad variety of clinical health care research, quality improvement projects, and practice transformation efforts in rural Oregon through the work of the Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (PERC). ORPRN is accepting applications for a PERC to work on the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Initiative. CPC+ is a 5-year national advanced primary care medical home model funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services that aims to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. CPC+ includes two primary care practice tracks with incrementally advanced care delivery requirements and payment options. The care delivery redesign supports practices to build infrastructure to deliver better care to their patient population. In Oregon, 156 practices are participating. The PERC will travel to practices to provide technical assistance. PERCs are located regionally around the state. Travel around the northern portion of Oregon approximately 50% time. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Research Associate will have several responsibilities that include: Conduct research with clinics and communities Recruit and consent participants; collect, organize and submit data; monitor site data quality. Participate in project planning and grant support to prepare for recruitment and implementation. Collect data using qualitative methods (e.g., focus groups, patient interviews) and quantitative methods (e.g., survey collection, chart audits). Participate in dissemination activities, including literature reviews for manuscripts and poster or workshop presentations at professional conferences. Execute small-scale projects, including protocol development, database creation, and evaluation planning. Build quality improvement infrastructure with regional clinics Engage inter-professional clinic teams in practice transformation: Implement use of QI skills, tools and systems; participate in team QI meetings; share tools between clinic teams or health systems. Present practice facilitation tools and strategies at professional venues, such as technical assistance learning networks and practice-based research network conferences. Teach quality improvement tools and strategies to PERCs and the practice facilitation community; participate in facilitation networks across the state, seeking opportunities for collaboration; and contribute to curriculum development and planning. Participate in practice transformation learning collaboratives, including support and evaluation of technical assistance bank requests. Community Engagement Foster relationships with community organizations to bridge project work, reporting local needs, identifying topics or issues for future research, building list of contacts, and developing trust across the community. Serve as primary regional liaison, representing ORPRN with OHSU, regional health systems, critical access hospitals, CCOs, and community health improvement organizations. Become familiar with community-specific data and context. Share data and context with ORPRN team at least once per year at bi-weekly staff meeting. Complete 2-3 community engagement activities annually, such as attending listening sessions, connecting with independent physician associations, and refining reports of community-specific data. Grant support Support grant writing through literature searches, collecting letters of support, creating supporting documents, and drafting sections; and interface with OHSU contracting departments. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: August 31, 2017

 

Metrics Coordinator
Job Type: Full time; limited duration (8 Months)
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Umatilla County emphasizes an employee-oriented and citizen-centric culture, focused on high quality, continuous improvement and high performance. The overarching goal of the metrics coordinator is to work collaboratively with health care providers throughout the county to improve the quality (accuracy, completeness, timeliness, coverage) of data reported with respect to specified EOCCO incentive metrics in Umatilla County.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Suicide Prevention Alliance Liaison
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs (AOCMHP)
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: The Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs (AOCMHP) is seeking applicants for a full time coordinator to manage all aspects of the Alliance to Prevent Suicide*, funded by the Oregon Health Authority, and to serve as a liaison to Community Mental Health Programs and community stakeholders who are implementing suicide prevention and
postvention activities.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Providing meeting logistics, materials, facilitation and minutes for quarterly Alliance meetings and supporting Alliance committee work.
  • Coordinating with Local Mental Health Authorities/Community Mental Health Programs and community stakeholder groups by promoting and managing prevention, intervention and Postvention programs and trainings.
  • Developing and updating a Strategic Action Plan, including collaboration with researchers and program evaluators to assess suicide prevention, intervention and postvention outcomes, coordinating and monitoring activities of the Alliance, managing and reporting progress, and developing/monitoring communication and marketing strategies. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 21, 2017

 

Deputy State Epidemiologists
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Deputy State Epidemiologist ¿ Portland, OR OHA17-0331 Are you an experienced Public Health Physician with expertise in Epidemiology? What You Will Be Doing: As the Deputy State Epidemiologist, you will serve as the subject matter expert, providing epidemiologic expertise and oversight throughout the Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority, with emphasis in the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion and the Center for Protection. This position resides in the Office of the State Public Health Director and focuses primarily on injury and disease prevention, health promotion, and communicable disease control. What's In It For You: You will find this to be a very rewarding career in Public Health that allows your expertise to impact the health of millions of Oregonians. We offer full medical, vision, and dental benefits, as well as paid sick leave, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year. If you are a physician and have a passion for Public Health and epidemiology, please apply today!
Duties & Responsibilities: Requirements: Must meet or be eligible to meet the State of Oregon licensing requirements for a medical doctor at the time of hire and obtain State of Oregon licensure within six months of hire; AND Must have advanced training in epidemiology. Applications received after that time may not receive consideration. For additional information please contact Cyndi Phipps-Roman at (503) 945-6377.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: This position is open until filled with the first review of applications July 24, 2017. 

 

Healthy Start Program Manager
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon
Location: Office in Medford. Frequent travel to Josephine and Douglas Counties.
Position Description: Healthy Start is a National Program, funded by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (MCHB). Its purpose is to reduce disparities in infant mortality, reduce adverse perinatal health outcomes, and improve a broad array of perinatal health indicators, including birthweight, entry to prenatal care, and number of births to adolescents. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon contracts with Josephine County Public Health, Siskiyou Community Health Center, and United Community Action Network (UCAN) to provide outreach, case management, and service coordination to women residing in Josephine and Douglas counties. Healthy Start also aims to drive collective impact and systems change at the regional level, through coordination, integration, and mutually reinforcing activities among health, social services, and other providers and key leaders in the community.
Duties & Responsibilities: As Healthy Start Program Manager, you will assume the day-to-day responsibility for the management and implementation of Healthy Start of Southern Oregon in Josephine and Douglas Counties. You will also play a key coordinating role in developing and supporting Collective Impact activities in Southern Oregon. You will conduct regular site visits to Healthy Start sites, to provide support, assistance, training, and to monitor progress. You will coordinate on-going training activities to ensure that Healthy Start field staff are adequately trained, and provide support and assistance to sites during transitional periods. You will work closely with program sites and the Program’s Data Analyst to ensure the accuracy and reliability of program data, and to support program staff in using the National Healthy Start Data Base. You will serve as liaison between the federal project and the local community, and keep abreast of all program requirements. You will serve on the leadership team of Douglas and Josephine County’s Perinatal Task Forces, and help to engage key stakeholders in collective impact activities related to perinatal health and health disparities. You will have a strong commitment to and experience with Maternal and Child Health issues.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: Health Promotion
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: University Health Center
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: Health Promotion Specialist ¿ The University of Oregon Health Center (UHC) invites applications for a Health Promotion Specialist. The UHC is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. Competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental, employer paid retirement, tuition benefits, and sick and vacation leave. The finalist for this position is required to complete a criminal background check which includes screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion lists. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Position Summary The Health Promotion Specialist is a staff member in the Health Promotion Department in the University Health Center (UHC) at the University of Oregon. The Health Promotion Department serves as the coordinator for the primary prevention efforts of the UHC with the goal of improving health outcomes for our students and to create a healthy environment. This is accomplished by providing universal, selective, and indicated prevention services for students in support of the overall mission of the University. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The wellness center is a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment focused on providing students resources and programming on health with the emphasis on stress management. This is accomplished in collaboration with students, faculty, staff and community partners. Campus partners include, but are not limited to, the Recreation Center, University Counseling and Testing Center, Housing, and the Outdoor Program. This position, in conjunction with the Health Promotion Department and our campus partners, provides the leadership and is responsible for the overall strategic and operational planning of the wellness center facility, programs, and services. This includes assisting with marketing and communication of services and programs. This position is responsible for the recruitment, education, supervision, and training of student peer educators, interns and/or student workers including organizing the staffing needed to accomplish the goals of the wellness center. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. The Health Promotion Specialist will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion and prevention services. This will be carried out in concert with the overall strategic direction of the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, UHC and in partnership with stakeholders. Research, theories, and evidence based practices will support programming. The Health Promotion Specialist will attend professional conferences; write reports and proposals and other related functions as assigned.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: Application Review Begins June 27, 2017; position open until filled

 

Project Director - CASA and Campus Suicide Prevention
Agency: Western Oregon University
Department: The Research Institute
Location: Monmouth, OR
Position Description: The Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University is seeking a Project Director for the Western Oregon University (WOU) CASA and Suicide Prevention Grant. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance, continuing project needs, and/or available funding. TRI is a unique organization whose mission is to inform and facilitate change in educational and human service systems. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

WOU CASA Grant (.50 FTE)

  • Oversee the Coordinated Community Response Team
  • Monitor grant budget, travel expenditures and purchasing
  • Provide the evaluation (data collection, analysis and reporting)
  • Prepare biannual reports
  • Oversight and coordination of all project activities
  • Develop and organize trainings on-campus and off-campus
  • Attend community based committees
  • Effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and groups both on- and off-campus
  • Provide service to TRI and WOU by serving on TRI/WOU committees, task forces, and other groups

Suicide Prevention Grant (.50FTE)

  • Provide leadership for the Suicide Prevention Taskforce; oversee the Suicide Prevention Taskforce committees; attend Suicide Prevention Taskforce meetings
  • Work collaboratively with campus and community colleagues
  • Monitor budgets and financial summaries
  • Recruit, hire and supervise 2 student employees
  • Coordinate marketing and communications
  • Provide oversight of website development
  • Organize Gatekeeper and Cultural Competency trainings
  • Data collection and evaluation of the Suicide Prevention Grant 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Review begins June 12, 2017. Position open until filled.

 

Community Organizer
Agency: Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation
Location: Oregon Central Coast (Rogue Valley position filled)
Position Description: The Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation is a statewide organization dedicated to educating leaders and the general public on the causes of and solutions to gun violence in Oregon. Our work includes illuminating the impact of gun violence on our communities, developing state-specific research on gun violence, and fostering discussion intended to identify shared priorities that address gun violence. The Alliance is currently engaging in community outreach and engagement to identify strategies to reduce Oregon's high rate of gun suicide. Oregon¿s gun suicide rate has increased markedly in recent years, and the Alliance is committed to working in local communities to explore opportunities to reduce gun suicides and encourage gun safety. In the current stage of the program, two organizers will be contracted to engage communities affected by gun violence on the Oregon Coast and in the Rogue Valley. Contractors will conduct outreach to stakeholders and leaders to identify existing local suicide prevention efforts and potential partners for community engagement with the Alliance. In addition, contractors will look for opportunities to activate potential gun violence prevention advocates in these communities. The objective of this stage is to build the groundwork for a broader community engagement and dialogue program over the subsequent year.
Duties & Responsibilities: Contractor Qualifications/Expectations:

  • The Alliance is seeking individuals or firms with organizing experience on the Oregon Coast.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who show a record of engaging with diverse constituencies and populations.
  • Knowledge of gun violence and public health policy preferred, but not required.
  • Contractor will be expected to work 20-25 hours/week and submit weekly reports of activities.
  • Contractor must have own vehicle and valid Oregon driver license and expect significant travel. Expenses will be reimbursed.

Selection Process: Interested contractors should submit a 1-2 page letter outlining their qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the project, as well as a resume, CV, or background on your firm. Please submit to jweigler@hilltoppublicsolutions.com
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
Job Type: On call, part time and full time
Agency: Bridgeway Recovery Services
Department: Medically Managed Withdrawal clinic
Location: Salem Marion/Polk County
Position Description: Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel. If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team! Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking qualified Licensed Practical Nurses to join our growing medically managed withdrawal team! Qualifications: Requires a current, valid and unencumbered practical nursing license (LPN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment Requires at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our LPNs provide exceptional nursing care to our clients, with a focus on the provision of direct care that promotes health, prevents disease, and treats the individual.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Medical Technologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS! The Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Medical Technologist. The Health Department's highly complex clinical (CLIA) laboratory supports the department's Medical, School-based and Corrections clinics, and Communicable Disease/Environmental Health Programs. The Medical Technologist (MT) is a full time professional position. The MT independently performs complex, moderate and waived laboratory testing on human specimens used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities are primarily in the areas of Hematology, Parasitology and Microbiology. The position requires the candidate be comfortable with testing pathogenic agents in the event of natural or man-made disaster. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Dental Assistant - EFDA
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The current vacancies are for a 1.0 Full Time Equivalent position at Southeast County Dental Clinic, Monday through Thursday 10 hour shifts, and a .75 FTE position at the Billi Odegaard Dental Clinic, 3 days a week, 7:30 am – 6:30 pm. This list may be used to fill future vacancies at other locations. Integrated Clinical Services provides quality health services for people who experience barriers to accessing care. The vision of Integrated Clinical Services is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optional health, reducing wait times and optimizing access. The Dental Program works with many community partners, targeting underserved populations in Multnomah County to ensure access to dental services including providing education, prevention and dental treatment. The EFDA Dental Assistant is responsible for a variety of duties to assist Dentists and Dental Hygienists in the delivery of dental care to patients.
Duties & Responsibilities: As an EFDA Dental Assistant you will:

  • Provide direct clinical assistance to dentists and dental hygienists; perform 4-handed dentistry, including passing instruments for operative and oral surgery procedures and mixing filling materials; use child restraints when required; assist in administering oral sedation.
  • Perform expanded duty functions, including child and adult rubber cup oral prophylaxis, mixing and applying pit and fissure sealant and polishing amalgam restorations; placing and removing matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations, removing temporary crowns and cleaning teeth in preparation for final cementation, performing preliminary fitting of crowns and any other functions permitted under OAR 818-042-0070.
  • Take digital radiographs
  • Take alginate impressions and pour models; telephone other laboratories for pick-ups; perform limited laboratory procedures.
  • Instruct patients and their families on oral hygiene and oral disease prevention.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Clinical Psychologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Department: Primary Care
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Primary care behavioral health is the care that results from a practice team of primary care and behavioral health providers, working together with patients and families, using a systematic and cost-effective approach to provide patient-centered care for a defined population. This care may address mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors (including their contribution to chronic medical illnesses), life stressors and crises, stress-related physical symptoms and ineffective patterns of health care utilization (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013). 
Duties & Responsibilities: As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider you will:

  • Provide evidence-based behavioral health services to a population of primary care patients
  • Function as a clinical member of the primary care home team
  • Act as the primary care team's behavioral health expert and provide effective professional consultation
  • Improve population health outcomes by ensuring patients of all ages have access to behavioral health expertise as a usual part of primary care
  • Provide biopsychosocial assessment and evidence-based cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients of all ages with mental health concerns and health compromising behaviors
  • Identify the need for and support patient referrals and care management needs

As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider, additionally you may support:

  • Program development and program evaluation studies Grant conceptualization and scholarly publications
  • Clinical consultation to other behavioral health team members
  • Clinical supervision for psychologist residents and interns
  • Lead provider grand rounds and other internal clinical trainings
  • On-going development of posters, patient education, and other marketing materials using current evidence

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled


Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

The Oregon Public Health Division periodically offers volunteer internships in public health, education, policy, communications, and related areas.

If you are interested in volunteering or obtaining an internship at the Public Health Division:

  • E-mail Tracy Candela at: tracy.candela@state.or.us with a copy of your resume and letter of interest.
  • Specify the time frame you are available. 
  • We will contact prospective volunteers or interns as opportunities become available.

Click here for more information about volunteer internship opportunities around Oregon with OHA.