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Assistant Professor of Public Health
Job Type: academic faculty
Agency: Pacific University Oregon
Department: Social Work & Public Health
Location: Forest Grove, OR
Position Description: The Public Health Program at Pacific University Oregon invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Public Health starting in fall 2017. PhD in a public health discipline required, candidates who also have an MPH preferred. Seeking candidates who can teach broadly in a generalist undergraduate Public Health curriculum. Teaching load is 20 credits (5 courses), which may include: epidemiology, community health, program evaluation, health care policy, and/or other courses in the candidate's areas of expertise. The Public Health program at Pacific is an undergraduate-only program, located within the School of Social Sciences. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrated promise in teaching at the undergraduate level and be prepared to work as an active partner in building our new and rapidly growing Public Health major. Candidates interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment preferred. Pacific University is located in historic Forest Grove, Oregon, twenty-five miles west of Downtown Portland. The College of Arts and Sciences is a residential liberal arts campus that emphasizes small class sizes and student-centered learning. The Public Health program is an interdisciplinary major grounded in the social sciences. Details about the Public Health Program at Pacific can be found at http://www.pacificu.edu/current-undergraduate/academics/majors-minors/public-health Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse workplace. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. We particularly welcome candidates with experience working in Latino/Latina/Latinx communities. Please submit: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement that addresses your approach to working with a diverse student body, evidence of teaching effectiveness (summary of course evaluations, or syllabi if evaluations are not available), and names and contact information from three professional references. Please send materials as a single PDF to Jennifer Teeter, Administrative Assistant for the School of Social Sciences, at teeterj@pacificu.edu
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: April 5, 2017

 

Program Analyst 1 (CAREAssist Case Worker)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Program Analyst 1 (CAREAssist Case Worker) JOB CODE: OHA17-0248 CLOSING DATE/TIME: 03/21/17 11:59 PM SALARY: $3,431.00 - $4,996.00 Monthly JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Portland, Oregon AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), HIV, STD & TB 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 CAREAssist Case Worker provides technical assistance to individuals and/or health professionals to allow persons living with HIV access medical care and treatment resources. This position provides individualized client level care coordination services and other assistance to maintain access to medical care and HIV treatment through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 21, 2017

 

CAREAssist Case Worker
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Program Analyst 1 (CAREAssist Case Worker) JOB CODE: OHA17-0248 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), HIV, STD & TB 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 CAREAssist Case Worker provides technical assistance to individuals and/or health professionals to allow persons living with HIV access medical care and treatment resources. This position provides individualized client level care coordination services and other assistance to maintain access to medical care and HIV treatment through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 21, 2017

 

Health Statistics Amendments/Certification Program Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Health Statistics Amendments/Certification Program Manager JOB CODE: OHA17-0244 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Center for Health Statistics, 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 as management service, supervisory and is not represented by a union. The Amendments/Certification Program Manager manages and supervises the Amendments and Catch-up programs and assists in the management of the certification programs in the Center for Health Statistics. This position oversees the operations of the Amendments program. This position develops, interprets and implements policies, procedures and laws related to the work of the program as well as to improve processes. This position oversees the center's fraud prevention and records preservation activities. This is a mission critical position.
Duties & Responsibilities: Duties include:

  • Performing management and supervisory functions to ensure that work completed meets performance standards established by procedures, policies and law.
  • Oversees operations, program projects and tasks, sets goals and deadlines, and monitors work quality.
  • Evaluates and reviews employee performance and arranges training and development opportunities to improve employee performance and growth.
  • Develops work procedures consistent with agency policies.
  • Provides clear and accurate interpretation/explanation of vital record laws and rules, policies and procedures.
  • Develops procedures and policies to ensure the amendments to vital records are completed according to law.
  • Oversees gathering and reporting of performance measurement data related to the timely completion of work.
  • Analyzes information from users of the units' services to determine what improvements are needed. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 27, 2017

 

Epidemiologist 1 (TB Epidemiologist)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Epidemiologist 1 (TB Epidemiologist) JOB CODE: OHA17-0246 CLOSING DATE/TIME: 04/03/17 11:59 PM SALARY: $4,144.00 - $6,050.00 Monthly JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Portland, Oregon This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), HIV, STD and TB Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (NE 800 Oregon St). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The TB Epidemiologist conducts Tuberculosis (TB) surveillance and epidemiological studies in order to guide data driven prevention and treatment interventions statewide. This position is responsible for managing data in the Oregon Public Health Epidemiology User System (ORPHEUS) and other relevant databases for program monitoring and evaluation purposes and for required data submission to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: April 3, 2017

 

ScreenWise Quality Assurance Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Program Analyst 2 (ScreenWise Quality Assurance Coordinator) JOB CODE: OHA17-0256 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) 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 Oregon ScreenWise program improves health equity for uninsured and medically underserved Oregonians by supporting evidence-based practices to increase breast and cervical cancer screening for women over age 21 and heart health screening for women over age 40. Our mission is to reduce breast and cervical cancer, cardiovascular disease and other diseases by promoting early detection, risk factor screening, risk reduction support, linkage to medical treatment and education, and surveillance for the public. The ScreenWise Quality Assurance Coordinator works with ScreenWise providers to improve service quality and service delivery. This position is responsible for administering quality assurance reviews, implementing quality improvement plans, and conducting technical assistance trainings. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 26, 2017

 

Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) Business Analyst
Agency: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY
Department: Public Health Division
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) Business Analyst JOB CODE: OHA16-0803 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), 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 OVERS Business Analyst serves as agency representative along with the business lead to the vendor. This position acts as the OVERS internal program analyst to ensure that the internal staff understand the program and business requirements of the OVERS, conducts program analysis to continue to develop OVERS for external stakeholders and internal and external users and assists in the prioritization and development of additional functionality. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 27, 2017

 

Health Equity Integration Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Office of Equity and Inclusion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Health Equity Integration Coordinator) JOB CODE: OHA17-0235 This employment opportunity is with the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (421 SW Oak Street). This position is classified as management service, non-supervisory and is not represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Health Equity Integration Coordinator is part of the Office of Equity and Inclusion and works across Oregon Health Authority (OHA) divisions and program areas to coordinate internal OHA and external public health initiatives designed to promote health equity. This position facilitates the Public Health Division Health Equity Committee and develops and implements a strategic health equity work plan. This position will be dedicated for two years to Public Health Modernization and will partner across the public health workforce to identify, execute and evaluate training opportunities to build statewide capacity for health equity. This position also facilitates co-creation of objectives, milestones and outcome measures for resource allocations, funding allocations, work plans and implementation timelines with populations experiencing health inequities. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 29, 2017

 

Communicable Disease Registered Nurse
Job Type: Full Time RN
Agency: Clackamas County
Department: Public Health
Location: Oregon City, OR
Position Description: Clackamas County Public Health Division is looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team. The Communicable Disease RN will have an opportunity to learn and implement principles of communicable diseases in a public health setting. To help promote and protect the health of our community, the Clackamas County Public Health Division's Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team investigates cases of reportable disease and outbreaks. The Communicable Disease RN provides specialized professional nursing expertise related to the transmission, treatment, and containment of communicable diseases of public health significance within the community.  
Duties & Responsibilities: Duties require independent judgment and working knowledge of reportable diseases including Tuberculosis. This includes current clinical knowledge, treatment requirements, risk factors, infectious disease management, current nursing techniques and case management.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 28,2017

 

Community Health Nurse (RN) (African American Culturally Specific) - School Based Health Centers
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: This 1.0 FTE Community Health Nurse (CHN) African American Culturally Specific KSA position will work at Jefferson and Parkrose High Schools (12 month position). This position is a 12 month position that works year round. Must be able to work with children, youth and families from all backgrounds. Must also have advanced knowledge of and experience working with the African American community and bring knowledge of the traditions, values and customs of the African American community into a health and wellness promotion lens. Applicants must be willing to demonstrate commitment to the SBHC program's mission, ability to work in a small team within a centralized administrative structure and a willingness to meet or exceed program standards.
Duties & Responsibilities: The CHN position works with several teams at multiple locations. The CHN provides comprehensive community and clinic health services directed towards the prevention of disease, the promotion of health, and the clients self care using professional judgment in comprehensive assessment, screening, nursing diagnosis, care planning, counseling, intervention, case management, health information /education, referral and evaluation. The ideal candidate will have experience working with school aged youth, the ability to prioritize and be flexible to the needs of the team and clients, strong problem solving abilities, and effective communication skills.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 17, 2017

 

Registered Nurses (RNs)
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 a qualified On-Call Registered Nurse to join our growing Medically Managed Withdrawal treatment team! Qualifications: Requires an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing Must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment. Experience working with people suffering from the disease of addiction preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our RNs provide exceptional, holistic nursing care to individuals, 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

 

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

 

Research Analyst 3
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Agency: Providence Health & Services
Department: Center for Outcomes Research & Education
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Center for Outcomes Research and Education is an independent research team focused on improving the health of underserved populations. We believe that good data can drive positive changes. We strive to understand and illuminate how health care, social services and life experiences intersect to affect the health of individuals and communities. Our research, program evaluation and data science work are designed to provide essential information to health policy and system decision makers. www.providenceoregon.org/CORE
Duties & Responsibilities: The Research Analyst will provide data and analytical support for CORE¿s research and evaluation projects, including managing data, creating analytic plans for research projects, and performing statistical analysis. Experience in a State or Federal agency's healthcare intervention program is a plus. The work also involves joining and analyzing data related to research questions that typically touch on social determinants of health. Experience with healthcare or survey data is preferred.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Research Associate II
Agency: OCHIN, Inc.
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OCHIN is currently looking for a Research Associate II to join our team! The OCHIN Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) was established in 2007 with a mission to improve the health of under served populations, enhance their quality of care, and inform health policy through research. While Safety Net health practices do not have a primary research mission, they are willing to collaborate in research to improve practice quality. The Research Associate II will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders in the design, implementation, day-to-day operations, and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. Preference is given to candidates with experience in health disparities research and understanding of how social determinants of health impact health risks and outcomes. In this role, you'll be collaborating with an innovative 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. 

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

 

Microbiologist 2
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: Microbiologist 2 JOB CODE: OHA17-0245 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position performs the analytical work in the isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms and toxins. This work protects public health by providing the health division's epidemiology staff, local health departments, other medical personnel, and emergency preparedness/response staff with information so they can respond with proper treatment of patients and any necessary control measures to prevent further spread of disease.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: March 20, 2017

 

Nursing Supervisor
Agency: Multnomah ESD
Department: School Health Services
Location: Portland
Position Description: We love what we do. We're changing public health. We're passionate about nurses impacting the safety and well-being of students in our schools. Multnomah Education Service District (MESD) - School Health Services Department is recruiting for two Nursing Supervisor positions. This is a dream position for a nurse leader who is passionate about impacting population health at the intersection of education, nursing, and public health. Our mission: To ensure the health and safety of students by providing the highest standard of nursing care in the school and community setting so that students are given the opportunity to achieve their educational potential. The region includes eight urban school districts. The department provides comprehensive health services including school nursing to a population of 100K+ students from Head Start to 21 years. Department leadership includes a Director, Coordinator, and six nursing supervisors, a team of Lead nurses in partnership with 150+ staff including a School Health Specialist and an Employee Wellness Coordinator. This program is considered the "mecca" for school nursing in Oregon and is recognized for its impact on statewide policy. Curious if joining our team would support your values and career goals? You can learn more about School Health Services, our accomplishments and read the 2015-16 Annual Report at: http://www.mesd.k12.or.us/Page/79 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position provides supervision for staff in the planning and implementation of direct health care to students in Multnomah County public schools. The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, coordination and evaluation of assigned personnel and activities of various programs in the Department of School Health Services.

  • Supervise, orient, and evaluate department staff, including regular staff, substitutes, and student nurses and submit written staff evaluation reports as directed.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of practice and procedures appropriate to specific health professions license requirements.
  • Observe and evaluate the nursing practice of regular, temporary and substitute staff and provide follow-up including consultation, recommendations and/or demonstrations of nursing technique as required.
  • Create and provide written reports regarding program operations as requested by Director or Coordinator of SHS.
  • Provide input and monitor budget assigned to specific program operation.
  • Make recommendations to the Director or Coordinator regarding personnel matters relating to the department.
  • Conduct interviews for new regular, substitute and temporary staff and make recommendations to Director for hiring.
  • Develop and implement staff improvement plans as needed.
  • Conduct staff meetings for assigned programs/staff.
  • Inform Director or Coordinator regarding decisions and actions affecting the department, programs, and/or the agency.
  • Coordinate health services such as clinics, health screenings, and population based health initiatives with community health care providers and partners.
  • Consult and collaborate with parents, teachers, school administrators and community health or social service agencies to address student health problems and plan health services.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary/interagency collaborative efforts to enhance health programs/services to the school community.
  • Assist the Director or Coordinator in preparing and implementing program/service objectives for the section(s).
  • Assist the Director or Coordinator in the development of resolutions and other projects.
  • Upon request, attend Department of School Health Services Advisory meetings and disseminate information regarding programs.
  • Implement activities of department programs as approved by the Director or Coordinator.
  • Act as a resource person to staff, school personnel, parents and other community providers.
  • Assist the Director or Coordinator in the administration of rules, regulations and procedures within the policy structure of the ESD for the operation of the department/programs.
  • Communicate the agency and department mission and values to staff, local district personnel, parents, students and community agencies.
  • Collaborate with other ESD departments, school personnel, community providers (agencies), and constituent districts to develop, implement, direct and evaluate community-based services that address the mission of MESD and SHS.
  • Contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: March 31, 2017

 

Psychiatrist or PMHNP
Agency: Northwest Human Services, Inc.
Department: West Salem Clinic Mental Health
Location: Salem, Oregon
Position Description: Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. NWHS is seeking an exceptional licensed Psychiatrist to provide clinical direction for psychiatric services for Northwest Human Services outpatient clinics. Applicants must have a medical degree and be licensed to practice in the State of Oregon and be board certified or board eligible for certification in psychiatry. DEA certificate & CPR certification required.
Duties & Responsibilities: Staff Psychiatrist works with the West Salem Clinic Medical Director to coordinate & integrate medical and mental health services of Northwest Human Services. Supervisory duties include providing clinical oversight of counselors and mental health therapists and clinical supervision of medication activities of the clinic nursing staff. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: June 30, 2017

 

Counselor/Social Worker
Agency: Youth Villages
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: Family Intervention Specialists in Salem will work with both biological and adoptive families. Many of the youth on your caseload will be foster children or former foster children in pre-adoptive or post adoptive homes who are experiencing stress in their placement.  
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families 
  • Managing a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counseling 
  • Meeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needs 
  • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call to personal caseloads Monday-Friday and rotating weekend and overnight on-call duties 
  • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given week 
  • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills 
  • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: April 3, 2017

 

Emergency Room Diversion Specialist-PRN
Agency: Youth Villages
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Our Emergency Room Diversion program serves children and adolescents under the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis- suicidal, homicidal, physical aggression, or psychosis. The program specializes in working with the client, family, and other systemic key participants to assess the risks versus the protective factors to keep the client and others safe. Emergency Room Diversion strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages’ Model uses a systematic treatment model where interventions are parent focused bringing change through the family, school, community, and peer groups; training staff intensively in conducting assessment, crisis management, in-home treatment, and respite care.
Duties & Responsibilities: Provide crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of children and families in crises in the community and hospital environments; Provide and coordinate referrals in the community to ensure the client receives care to target high risk mental health needs; Provide ongoing treatment and intervention to maintain the families until appropriate services are secured; Attend regular staff meetings and trainings scheduled in your regional office
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: April 3, 2017

 

RN- Transitional Care and Outreach
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: CareOregon 
Department: Population Health Partnerships
Location: Seaside, OR
Position Description: The Transitional Care and Outreach RN is part of an innovative, community-based team. This position works collaboratively with members who may have complex medical/psychosocial/ addiction issues and their families/caregivers as well as with members of multidisciplinary teams (MDT) to help members transition from acute care to their community care setting. Using evidence based transitions interventions, the Transitions RN will engage members and providers across the care continuum to identify and address risks associated with hospital readmission and barriers to care.  This position will engage with members telephonically and in-person, in the hospital and clinic settings, members’ homes and/or community settings. The Transitional Care and Outreach Team is part of an advanced illness initiative which aims to improve quality of care, coordinate care across the continuum, reduce hospital readmissions, and increase access to end of life care.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides coordination of care, benefits, community resources and referrals to facilitate safe transitions between care settings
  • Coordinates/updates the plan of care that includes self-management and member specific goals. Unlike other nursing roles, this role does not direct or lead the care planning process; rather, it contributes to a multidisciplinary care planning process
  • Collaborates with members of multidisciplinary medical teams to provide a process that enhances patient satisfaction, efficiency of time and resources, and improved outcomes
  • Uses evidence based approaches to patient education regarding member’s health status, disease state, red flag symptoms, symptom management, medication management and self-management strategies
  • Utilizes evidence-based guidelines and best practices related to disease-specific assessment and interventions
  • Collaborates with care managers, multidisciplinary providers, benefit specialists, behavioral health specialists, pharmacists, vendors, and social services to enhance member satisfaction, conserve time and resources, identify barriers, improve outcomes and reduce avoidable readmissions
  • Plans, participates in, and facilitates care conferences for medically complex members and others as deemed appropriate (including the clinic discharge process)
  • Coordinates the plan of care, assesses member’s stability and ability to adhere to the prescribed treatment and self-management plan
  • Incorporates member’s right to choice of treatment or refusal of treatment
  • Works with members effectively in the home setting as appropriate to assess safety and coordinate services to address needs or opportunities to promote wellness
  • Establishes a trusting relationship with the member, their family and other relevant parties involved to facilitate access to needed services to meet health needs
  • Assesses the needs of each member, advocates as appropriate and links member to needed services using stewardship principles and following organizational policies
  • Creatively utilizes available community resources as an adjunct to health plan benefits and follow-up to determine if these are received by the member
  • Involves Medical Director of Population Health Partnerships for member resource needs that exceed Oregon Health Plan – Medicaid and/or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicare benefit packages or for situations that appear to warrant medical director assistance or review

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Position may close at any time.


Health Services - Multiple Positions
Job Type: Various
Agency: Deschutes County
Department: Health Services
Location: Bend, Oregon
Position Description: Deschutes County has been selected to participate in a two-year federally-funded behavioral health pilot program. The new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program is designed to increase coordination of care and other treatment services for individuals with the most serious, complex mental illnesses and addictions. The additional funding will enable the Deschutes County Health Services Department to expand behavioral health services provided to veterans, seniors who are enrolled in Medicare, and other underserved groups. It will also allow for increased collaboration with agencies serving veterans. Oregon is one of eight states that were selected for the pilot program, which is part of a two-year $1.1 billion federal investment in mental health and addiction treatment at the community level. Deschutes County is one of 13 Oregon counties that will be participating in the pilot program. To adequately staff the CCBHC program, Deschutes County will hire 29 limited duration employees. New staff members will be hired on 2 year limited duration basis and include the following:

  • Behavioral Health Specialist I
  • Outpatient Case Manager - 2 positions
  • Peer Support Specialist - 4 positions
  • Public Health Nurse II/Psychiatric - 3 positions
  • Senior Secretary
  • Behavioral Health - 6 positions
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Child & Family
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Adult Outpatient
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Older Adult
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Health Services Administrative Specialist I
  • Quality Improvement Specialist. Management Analyst

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

 

Patient Navigator
Agency: National Psoriasis Foundation
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is hiring a full time Patient Navigator for our patient Navigation Center. We are seeking a team player to provide health and access information to patients via phone, e-mails, chat and written correspondence.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Patient Navigator responsibilities include assisting patients from across the country with health insurance issues, such as appealing insurance denials and applying for disability; counseling patients on their insurance coverage benefits and insurance plan selections; helping patients with seeking financial assistance resources; assisting with answering questions on disease and treatment options; helping to connect patients with available resources; managing a database of patient cases; maintaining follow-up with callers on treatment satisfaction and access to care issue resolution; connecting patients with Foundation services, programs and events; and inputting information into patient contact database. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: Part time: 18 hours per week
Agency: Clatsop County Public Health
Location: Astoria, OR
Position Description: Clatsop County Public Health is seeking a qualified Health Promotion Specialist to coordinate tobacco prevention and Healthy Communities programs with emphasis on chronic disease prevention. Requires bachelors with major coursework in health education, public administration, public policy or related field, 3 years experience as a health educator and 2 years in community outreach or satisfactory combination of experience. Proficiency in Spanish a plus.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position works under the general supervision of the Public Health Director. An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties, however, these examples do not include all the specific tasks that an employee may be expected to perform up to and including:

  • Participates as an active member of the Healthy Clatsop Coalition and Tobacco Free coalition of Clatsop County.
  • Provide staff support and technical assistance to the Tobacco Free Coalition of Clatsop County and the Community Health Advisory Council.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates the tobacco control and healthy communities grants, in accordance with program requirements.
  • Writes yearly work plans in accordance with best practices, and submits required reports according to timelines.
  • Assists in obtaining and maintaining program funding by researching funding sources and grant writing.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships and collaborates between Department and other community agencies, coalitions, groups and organizations to advance public health best practices.
  • Works with state media contractor to implement media advocacy for policy development and implementation.
  • Provides technical assistance, education and outreach to community organizations, county policy makers, and other governmental agencies and decision makers on the prevention, early detection and management of chronic diseases.
  • Work with community groups, agencies, etc to increase education and understanding around environmental health, environmental justice, and health equity.
  • Align the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP) and Healthy Communities work plans so as to best meet the needs of Clatsop County residents.
  • Conducts data analyses and determines areas of need for tobacco prevention and chronic disease related health promotion activities.
  • Educates community leaders and key stakeholders on community assessments data, and leads the collaborative efforts for tobacco, physical activity and nutrition policy development and implementation.
  • Attend State sponsored trainings and technical training calls, CDC trainings, regional HEAL events.
  • Acts as County representative at local, state and regional meetings; serves as a liaison between county and other agencies/providers
  • Support related grant initiatives such as CDC-Funded ACHIEVE initiative;
  • Promote sound, accurate, culturally appropriate materials and information aimed at chronic disease prevention.
  • Maintain current knowledge of best and promising practices for obesity and tobacco prevention;
  • Provide presentations to a wide variety of targeted audiences, facilitate workshops and/or trainings as appropriate
  • Work with state media contractor to put together press releases, public service announcements, and articles for newspapers, promotions in radio, TV or media events, and develop a MAC Plan.
  • Understand and enforce the Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act, and follow protocols by using the Workplace Exposure Monitoring System (WEMS)
  • Participate as a member and advisor to Clatsop County’s Fitness Initiative Team and employee wellness committee.

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

 

Employee Health Nurse (16-2051)
Job Type: RN -- Salary 34 hours weekly
Agency: Legacy Health
Department: Employee Health
Location: Silverton, OR
Position Description: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our dynamic, quality-focused team. Our Employee Health department is responsible for the health and wellness of Legacy employees, volunteers, contractors and students through preventative services, health education, access to wellness resources, and responding to injuries or exposures. We serve our 17,000+ clients through coordination and implementation of system-wide programs. Employee Health Nurses are located at eight of our Legacy locations and are responsible for an average of 2,000 individuals apiece. The role requires organizational skills, and someone who works well with autonomy but who enjoys being part of a system-wide team. The position is salaried, 4-days, approximately 34 hours per week. Days/times negotiable. Legacy Health is committed to diversity, inclusion and cultural competency. Competitive compensation and benefits package. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This role spans a broad range of topics, to include disease post-exposure, industrial hygiene, disaster preparedness, wellness, urgent care and minor care, community outreach, clearance for duty exams, first aid, hospital epidemiology, and injury prevention projects. Our department has specific expertise in all CDC immunizations for adults and provides over 15,000 vaccinations each year. As the point-of-contact for all personnel at the Legacy Silverton location, this Employee Health Nurse will be responsible for identifying opportunities and designing outreach to our clients at that site. Daily duties will range from blood draws, immunizations, mentoring student clinicians, conducting presentations on a variety of topics, and administration of an outpatient clinic for employees.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Psychiatrist
Job Type: Regular, full time, full benefits
Agency: Deschutes County
Department: Health Services
Location: Bend, OR
Position Description: Deschutes County is currently recruiting for a Psychiatrist. This position will work within the Behavioral Health Department and provide a full range of out-patient psychiatric services as an integral member of our interdisciplinary clinical service teams. We provide behavioral services across the age spectrum –from young children through geriatrics - for individuals with mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities. We are committed to collaborative care and have a focus on integration with primary care providers. Deschutes County has a variety of clinical locations and specialty teams and we are committed to placement opportunities that provide the best fit for the candidate and department.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Environmental Health Specialist Trainee
Agency: North Central Public Health District (NCPHD)
Location: The Dalles, OR
Position Description: NCPHD is looking for a Environmental Health Specialist Trainee to perform a variety of survey and investigational duties of an introductory nature in the field and assisting in planning, promoting, and carrying out of programs to secure compliance with public health laws, administrative rules, and policies. This classification is intended to provide the employee with pertinent training experience to be a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). This is a .8 FTE (4-days a week) position with benefits. $22.05/hour. Saturday work is requried.
Email publichealth@co.wasco.or.us or calling (541) 506-2600 for application packet.
Closing Date: Open until filled - EOE

 

Data Analytics Specialist
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Agency: PacificSource Health Plans
Location: Springfield, OR
Position Description: Provide data analysis for PacificSource to achieve the goals and initiatives identified in our Strategic Plan.  Primary subject of analytic support will be related to analysis of cost and utilization of health services, in support of large employer reporting, financial modeling for provider contracting analysis, and identification of opportunities and evaluation of health services activities, including, but not limited to, disease management, wellness programs, and early identification of high risk populations.  Analytical role may vary and involve knowledge of contract language, healthcare utilization, performance analysis for clinical programs, state and federal guidelines. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Perform accurate and complete data extraction from claims data warehouse, including medical, pharmacy and laboratory data sets, to meet project requirements.
  • Analyze health care data, utilization, quality initiatives, outcome, and performance analysis for clinical programs.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of disease management and pharmacy management methodologies across diseases. Develop analyses to evaluate new program features including testing and implementation of new clinical programs.
  • Prepare and analyze regular cost and utilization reporting for large external customers, including interpretation of results and recommendations to improve performance through benefit, disease management, and other program changes. Work with underwriters to prepare employer presentations.
  • Serve as lead for the monthly reports produced in Analytics by owning the project and coordinating with all contributors. Facilitate the meetings related to the monthly reports.
  • Support of provider contracting through analysis of cost and utilization and modeling of new contractual provision.
  • Provide information and support for ad hoc analytic projects for internal customers.
  • Gather and generate information used to understand health costs and assist with making recommendations to health plan on cost analysis.
  • Work with very large data sets and performs statistical analysis and modeling techniques, including the use of standard statistical packages such as R, SAS or SPSS.
  • Perform data analytics including standard deviation, downside risk etc. as well as utilize index characteristics.
  • Assist in the development of capabilities and performance measurements.
  • Respond to ad-hoc analytic requests

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.

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