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UPDATED: October 17, 2017

Umatilla County - Employment Opportunities

  1. 17.57 Corrections Officer I - Closes Oct. 26, 2017
  2. 17.56 Environmental Health Specialist I or II - First Review Oct. 31, 2017
  3. 17.55 Maint. II Truck Driver - Closes Oct. 26, 2017
  4. 17.54 Assistant Veteran Service Officer - Closes Oct. 20, 2017
  5. 17.53 On-Call Elections Helpers (Seasonal) - Open Until Filled 
  6. 17.51 Eastern Oregon Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator - Open Until Filled
  7. 17.49 Planner II - GIS - First Review Oct. 10, 2017
  8. 17.48 Volunteer Planning Commission (2 openings) - Reviewed Every 2 Weeks
  9. 17.47 Public Health Nurse I, II or III - School Based Health Center - Open Until Filled 
  10. 17.46 PHN Communicable Disease Nurse I, II, III, IV - Open Until Filled 
  11. 17.44 Economic Development/Tourism Coordinator - Open Until Filled
  12. 17.41 Nursing Supervisor (Part Time) - Open Until Filled
  13. 17.34 Health Metrics Coordinator - Open Until Filled
  14. 17.25 Deputy District Attorney I - Open Until Filled
  15. 17.18 Accounting Assistant IV (Part Time) - Open Until Filled
  16. Fair Board 2017

 

Bilingual Community Health Nurse 2
Job Type: Nursing
Agency: Lane County Public Health
Department: Maternal Child Health
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: This position will work in the Public Health Maternal & Child Health home visiting program. This program delivers case management, education, and support for low income, at risk, pregnant women and young children who meet the qualifications for enrollment in Maternity Case Management, Babies First, CaCoon and other home visiting programs.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 23, 2017

 

Evaluation and Data Management Analyst (Research 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: OHA17-0433 The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Injury and Violence Prevention Section, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) in Portland, OR is searching for an analytical, data driven, technical professional to plan and implement data evaluation and analysis activities to ensure data quality and integrity in the information system used by healthcare providers and pharmacists to provide better care to Oregonians to improve patient safety. 
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do? You will develop and implement program and data system evaluation activities which evaluate the following: system use of in-state and out-of-state users, data within the system, customer satisfaction, impact and outcome of PDMP use in Oregon, and effectiveness of system enhancements. You will mine data to produce to-date, year-to-date, quarterly and annual data reports on demographic characteristics of prescribing in Oregon. You will complete ad-hoc requests, cluster unmatched patient data to ensure high quality data is available to system users, and provide program data for the state data dashboard. Finally, you will develop metrics to monitor staff and program performance to present to PDMP leadership. What's in it for you? Are you a data nerd? Do you love to evaluate, analyze, measure, and report as well as use your data management expertise to effect the system that supports the appropriate use of prescription drugs? Then this job is perfect for you! You will be eligible to apply for full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are a professional data manager with a talent for the technical side, then this job was made for you! Apply now!
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: October 19, 2017

 

Evaluation and Data Management Analyst (Research Analyst 3)
Job Type: Data Analyst/Evaluation
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Injury & Violence Prevention Program (prescription drug monitoring program)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Injury and Violence Prevention Section, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) in Portland, OR is searching for an analytical, data driven, technical professional to plan and implement data evaluation and analysis activities to ensure data quality and integrity in the information system used by healthcare providers and pharmacists to provide better care to Oregonians to improve patient safety. 
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do? You will develop and implement program and data system evaluation activities which evaluate the following: system use of in-state and out-of-state users, data within the system, customer satisfaction, impact and outcome of PDMP use in Oregon, and effectiveness of system enhancements.  You will mine data to produce to-date, year-to-date, quarterly and annual data reports on demographic characteristics of prescribing in Oregon. You will complete ad-hoc requests, cluster unmatched patient data to ensure high quality data is available to system users, and provide program data for the state data dashboard. Finally, you will develop metrics to monitor staff and program performance to present to PDMP leadership. What's in it for you? Are you a data nerd? Do you love to evaluate, analyze, measure, and report as well as use your data management expertise to effect the system that supports the appropriate use of prescription drugs? Then this job is perfect for you! You will be eligible to apply for full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are a professional data manager with a talent for the technical side, then this job was made for you! Apply now!
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 19, 2017 11:59 PM Pacific

 

Nursing Supervisor
Agency: Benton County Health Services
Location: Corvallis, OR/Benton County
Position Description: The ideal candidate will possess skills and experience in clinical, community, and home settings to provide a broad range of nursing services aimed at disease prevention, treatment, and health policy implementation. Plays a key role in coordination of all clinical nursing strategies for nursing education, prevention and service delivery.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the health center clinical nurses and other assigned staff. Responsibilities include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions.
  • Perform individual, comprehensive, physical and psycho-social health assessments of clients identifying actual and potential health needs.
  • Provide care coordination and case management, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling to health center clients of all age ranges. 

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

 

Public Health Nurse Manager
Agency: Benton County Health Services
Location: Corvallis, OR/Benton County
Position Description: This management team position is responsible for supervising, planning, and developing public health nursing programs in accordance with state and federal mandates and department strategic plans. The successful candidate will possess public health nursing skills as well as experience in public health program planning & management, change management, public health accreditation, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary/interagency collaboration.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

STD/HIV Prevention Nurse Consultant (Public Health Nurse 2)
Agency: Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division
Department: HIV, STD & TB Section
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0431 The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, HIV, STD & TB Section has a professional opportunity for a STD/HIV Prevention Nurse consultant who will serve as a state level resource for local health department staff and other community health partners for technical assistance, consultation and training related to sexually transmitted diseases, with an emphasis on syphilis, gonorrhea and HIV. This position contributes to meeting the population level public health goals to decrease the transmission, prevalence and impact of these diseases.
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do? You will provide expert knowledge, resources and assistance with problem solving for local health authority staff and other service providers regarding diagnosis and treatment of STDs and HIV. The services you will provide include quality management oversight of case management, partner follow-up, linkage to care, outbreak response, and data capture and communication via ORPHEUS, a joint database development and integration effort co-sponsored by the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) and the HIV, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Tuberculosis (HST) Programs within the Oregon Public Health Division. You will develop quality assurance systems to promote adherence to state and federal guidelines, standards of care and best practices, and complete and accurate data collection. Also, you will contribute to revisions of relevant policies and/or Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) revisions. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: October 30, 2017

 

Eastern Oregon Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: The Eastern Oregon Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (PDO) coordinator will coordinate opioid overdose prevention efforts in Umatilla, Union, Baker and Malheur counties in accordance with Oregon Health Authority (OHA) regional pain guidance programming. The PDO Coordinator will be housed at Umatilla County Public Health in Pendleton, Oregon. Frequent travel to Union, Baker and Malheur counties will be necessary.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

PHN Communicable Disease Nurse
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 direct home or office services in the areas of immunization, family planning, communicable disease investigation, sexually transmitted disease clinics, HIV testing, counseling, and follow-up, pregnancy screening and prenatal education, general health education and referral.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Health Program and Policy Intern
Job Type: Unpaid Internship
Agency: American Lung Association in Oregon
Department: Programs and Policy
Location: Tigard, OR
Position Description: A Health Program and Policy Intern will work in a variety of areas to extend reach, increase visibility and promote mission work within our organization. Assisting the Lung Health Manager and VP of Advocacy and Air Quality will provide opportunity to work with advocacy, tobacco prevention and education, indoor/outdoor air quality, asthma and other lung disease programs. In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed below, the Health Program and Policy Intern will professionally represent the American Lung Association; adhere to the policies and procedures; regularly and reliably correspond with supervising staff, including email correspondence; assist in administrative support and perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s). E-mail your resume and letter of interest to tiffany.belser@lung.org
Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Lung Health Manager and VP of Advocacy and Air Quality, the Health Program and Policy Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct community outreach through tabling at local health events
  • Schedule, coordinate and participant in meetings, trainings and presentations with community organizations;
  • Distribute educational resources to community partners
  • Create, prepare and distribute materials for upcoming health education events
  • Research and build partnerships with local health organizations
  • Assist in applying for grant opportunities
  • Develop and implement policy tracking tool to track bills during legislative session; write bi-weekly updates for constituents
  • Develop data base for congressional delegation for the Mountain Pacific region and Oregon's legislators
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with legislators for health professionals and other advocates as needed
  • Research and write policy briefs and testimony for legislative sessions 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Research Associate II
Agency: OCHIN, Inc
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OCHIN is currently looking for a talented and experienced Research Associate II to join our team! The OCHIN Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) was established in 2007 with a mission is to improve the health of underserved populations, enhance their quality of care, and inform health policy through research. The Research Associate II will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to researchers in the implementation and day-to-day operations of research projects. Preference given to candidates with excellent project management and time management skills, and with significant experience in research-specific regulatory and compliance activities (e.g., human subjects and HIPAA requirements). This is a limited-duration position through August 2018, with the possibility of an extension contingent on the availability of funds. In this role, you'll be collaborating with an innovative, collaborative team of people moving exciting projects forward and working to improve systems and processes along the way. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Some of the work you'll do: -Participate with practice-based research network investigators in designing, developing, implementing, conducting, and managing research projects in the substantive field of knowledge on which the research is based (e.g., economics, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, psychology, etc.). -Coordinate and direct a diverse set of research activities on one or more research projects, which may involve supervision of other project staff (when applicable), and, as applicable, preparation of regulatory documentation. -Participate in operationalizing conceptual variables and translating specific research questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs and protocols. -Participate in designing, conducting, and interpreting statistical analyses of research data. -Contribute significantly to written reports, presentations, and publications to disseminate findings from research projects to scientific and technical audiences (e.g., writing sections or leading publications). -Provide technical/consultative services to PBRN clinician members, affiliated investigators, and other research personnel. -Participate in education and training of project team members, which might include undergraduate and graduate students, as well as post-doctoral learners (e.g. medical residents and fellows). -Assist with project budget preparation and oversight. (Research associates are not responsible for developing a budget, but they may provide substantial assistance in developing and administering budgets for specific research tasks on which they are working. All proposal and project budgets are ultimately the responsibility of the investigator.) -Perform other duties as requested by the Principal Investigators or VP of Research. Additional Responsibilities All Research Associates IIs have a high level of autonomy and are expected to do the following: -Manage complex projects or research network nodes/sites -Work independently on multiple tasks. -Make decisions on how to implement work within specified research protocols. -Create work schedules and task deadlines needed to meet project timelines. -Identify and integrate pertinent research literature into specific research projects, programs, and manuscripts. -Translate a research proposal into an implementation protocol for a research project in a manner that assures scientific quality and integrity. -Translate statistical analysis findings into research presentations, reports, and manuscripts. -Pursue scholarship and collaboration to remain current with substantive field of knowledge and technical skills related to current project portfolio. -Liaise and network with other OCHIN departments and affiliated research institutions, as appropriate. -Lead and/or support research operations teams to develop, document and implement research policies and procedures.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Parent Child Health Leader
Job Type: full time
Agency: King County
Department: Department of Public Health
Location: Seattle, WA
Position Description: The Community Health Services (CHS) Division of Public Health – Seattle & King County is seeking a strong Parent Child Health Leader (PCH Leader- Regional Health Administrator) to promote the health of pregnant women, parents and their children by creating and overseeing the next generation of parent child health programming in and connected to its ten Public Health Centers, as well as through community partnerships.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position is responsible for strategic direction, oversight, program quality, and the programmatic business priorities of all Parent Child Health (PCH) programming. Programming is county-wide and currently delivered through, in large part, our ten Public Health Centers. These services include: First Steps (Maternity Support Services, Infant Case Management), the WIC program, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Early Intervention Program, Nurse Family Partnership, and public health nursing services embedded in Community Services Offices. The position also oversees community partnerships and investments in the Infant Mortality Prevention and Best Starts for Kids Home-Based Services programs. As a member of the division's leadership team, the PCH Leader is pivotal in building a work culture that embodies the values of continuous improvement, equity and social justice, respect for people (including employee engagement), and a resiliency/trauma informed system approach, and a work environment that values and exemplifies diversity, teamwork, a culture of learning, as well as problem-solving and improvement ideas among all employees.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Continuous

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: full time
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: University Health Center
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Health Promotion Specialist is a staff member in the Health Promotion Department in the University Health Center at the University of Oregon. The Health Promotion Department serves as the coordinator for the primary prevention efforts of the University Health Center with the goal of improving the health outcomes for our students and to create a healthy environment. This is accomplished by incorporating multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion programs and services, developing culturally appropriate health and wellness programs for UO students with special consideration to underrepresented populations (e.g. LGBTQ+, students of color, first generation students), and by providing primary and secondary prevention services for students in support of the overall mission of the University.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Health Promotion Specialist maintains collaborative relationships with student leaders, campus, faculty, staff, and community partners to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students. This position is responsible for developing strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs, policies and services. This requires developing, implementing and analyzing of student health surveys that: 1. provide baseline data and follow-up health data, 2. identify program needs and priorities, 3. evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services and 4. track trends in student health status and behavior. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention initiatives. The Health Promotion Specialist will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion and prevention services. The position will be responsible for assisting the manager with the supervision of student interns, educators, leaders, volunteers, and student workers and with the daily operations of the department as requested. Research, theories, and evidence-based practices will support initiatives. The Health Promotion Specialist will attend professional conferences; write reports and proposals and other related functions as assigned.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of sexual health programs, tobacco prevention and cessation and other health promotion programs based on needs assessment and department priorities. Additionally, the Health Promotion Specialist will work with the other members of the Health Promotion team to develop and implement environmental and policy change activities and strategies to improve the health and academic performance of individual students, student groups, and campus community, including, but not limited to, programming and/or policy development.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Healthy Communities Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: The Healthy Communities and Public Health Modernization Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading a group of community health partners to assemble and implement a plan to reduce the burden of chronic disease throughout Umatilla County. The coordinator will also be responsible for building the UCo Health department capacity in the 7 foundational capacities in order to improve the Department's ability to implement the four foundational programs as defined by Oregon's public health modernization framework. In addition the Coordinator will serve as the Department¿s Accreditation Coordinator and be responsible for Department's efforts to obtain external accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board. An ideal candidate would be a creative thinker, highly community-focused with a strong background in public health, project management and community engagement. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.