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Disease Control and Prevention Nursing Supervisor
Job Type: Nursing Supervisor
Agency: Washington County
Department: Public Health
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: Washington County Public Health serves the whole community in our mission to improve and protect the public's health across the lifespan through prevention, education, partnerships and healthy environments. Our ideal nurse candidates are committed to public health nursing, and interested in working both with individuals and with whole communities to improve health, safety and access to care. The Disease Control and Prevention team serves a diverse community with many different cultural and ethnic traditions and backgrounds through a focus on promoting positive health outcomes and reducing health inequities. The Disease Control and Prevention Program, in the Division of Public Health is recruiting for a Disease Control and Prevention Nursing Supervisor committed to improving health, safety, and access to care at both a population and individual level. The nurse supervisor provides professional direction and leadership to assigned nursing and paraprofessional personnel working to promote health and prevent and contain communicable diseases. The supervisor also performs administrative duties include monitoring program and policy compliance, evaluation and quality improvement activities, and reviewing and updating policies and procedures. Community level work includes engaging with local stakeholders on disease prevention and control efforts and providing public health information to community members and stakeholders. The position requires the ability to provide oversight to RN's and Community Health Workers who ensure prevention, surveillance, and control of communicable/ infectious diseases, consistent with established protocols and utilizing guidance from acknowledged resources. This position reports to the Disease Control and Prevention Program Supervisor. If you are looking for work with a positive impact on our community, then this is the opportunity for you! Washington County offers its employees a collaborative culture and work-life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package includes continuing education support, public transportation passes (MAX and Tri-Met), and nurses may qualify for the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program. Special Requirements: Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Oregon or able to get Oregon licensure as soon as possible but no later than 90 days after hire.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Planning, prioritizing, assigning, supervising and reviewing the work of staff involved in public health nursing activities.
  • Recommending and assisting in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishing schedules and methods for the delivery of nursing services; and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Evaluating operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommending improvements and modifications; and preparing various reports and operations and activities.
  • Providing supervision, coordination, and direction to assigned public health nursing programs; coordinating and supervising the scheduling of services; and providing for clinic hours, staff coverage, and clinic materials.
  • Developing community health nursing programs and determining budget and personnel needs.
  • Determining and coordinating training, in-service and orientation needs for assigned program personnel.
  • Working with the Health Officer or contracted physicians to develop program policies or procedures.
  • Reviewing and overseeing nursing quality control standards for services provided in clinic settings; assuring compliance with professional, County and State standards. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: January 29, 2017

 

Senior Research Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Oregon State Public Health Director
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Research Analyst 4 (Senior Research Analyst) JOB CODE: OHA17-0209. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Office of the State Public Health Director (OSPHD), Program Design and Evaluation 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 Senior Research Analyst determines the best study design and analytic methods to use for research, evaluation, and surveillance projects; provides project management for implementing the studies; conducts complex quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting; provides technical assistance; and summarizes and disseminates results for various research, evaluation, and surveillance projects. This includes data projects that support the implementation and evaluation of Oregon's 5-year comprehensive HIV Strategy, End HIV Oregon and projects related to other key public health issues which may include tobacco, health equity, obesity, violence and injury prevention as well as other health issues. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: February 2, 2017

 

Cancer Registry Consultant
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Medical Records Consultant (Cancer Registry Consultant) JOB CODE: OHA16-0673. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (HPCDP) 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: This position represents the Oregon State Cancer Registry and provides technical expertise to all health care practitioners and facilities that are required to report cancer and certain benign tumors to the Oregon State Cancer Registry. This position identifies, collects and verifies data according to program procedures and state and national data standards. This person will perform visual review of submitted cancer case information and provide feedback and technical support to reporting facilities as to the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the submitted data. The person in this position serves as a technical liaison to both hospital-based registries and those facilities without in-house cancer registries. This person will work to inform and educate all healthcare providers of reporting standards and assist in the completion of data reporting. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: January 19, 2017

 

Nurse Family Partnership State Nurse Consultant - Job Share
Job Type: Part time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Public Health Nurse 2 (Nurse Family Partnership State Nurse Consultant) Job Share JOB CODE: OHA17-0201. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Maternal and Child Health Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one half-time, permanent job share located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position assists with the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) State Nurse Consultant duties for the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section, providing the overall expertise, direction and coordination of the program. Responsibilities include providing technical assistance and coordination for the planning, development and implementation of NFP with Local Health Authorities (LHA); providing quality assurance technical assistance for the local programs; coordinating teams of appropriate staff and stakeholders to develop policies and priorities for a comprehensive strategically integrated NFP program; and serving as the technical expert for the program in state level home visiting work. This position is responsible for developing implementation guidelines, standards and trainings to support the LHAs and partners who carry out the programs. This position works with others in MCH and with local partners to bring together home visiting services into a coordinated system using skills in consensus-building, collaboration, mediation and strategic planning. This position provides support and expertise to legislative activity regarding home visiting and works closely with policy, program, evaluation and nurse consultation staff, as well as external partners, in developing, implementing and evaluating the NFP programs in the state. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: January 29, 2017

 

Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP) Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Program Analyst 4 - Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP) Manager JOB CODE: OHA16-0804. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory. Laboratory Compliance 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 as management service, non-supervisory and is not represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The ORELAP Manager administers and manages the Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP) to assure that environmental testing laboratories are accredited according to federal and state rules and regulations and The NELAC Institute (TNI) standards. This involves planning, coordinating, managing and monitoring the activities of the laboratory assessors for chemistry and microbiology.  This position represents Oregon at TNI and participates in developing national standards for the operation and accreditation of environmental laboratories.  Additionally, this position assures that ORELAP meets all requirements to maintain its status as a National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) Accrediting Body (AB).  The incumbent must use a high degree of independent judgment and expertise to interpret standards, make decisions regarding laboratory accreditation, establish policy and recommend rules related to the scope of accreditation. These decisions will impact the OHA Oregon Drinking Water Program (DWP) under Public Health.  Policy must assure the laboratories reports meet the needs of the DWP which has primacy from EPA.  Program policy affects DEQ for the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.  Accreditation of the laboratories is required for DEQ to accept data provided by the laboratories.  This position ensures Oregon has regulations and policies to administer EPA and NELAC standards which must be followed by State laboratories, Oregon public or city water testing laboratories and all private environmental laboratories in the state.  ORELAP accredits qualified laboratories for Cannabis testing under ORS 475B.550 to 475B.590 and provides Cannabis Sampling Protocols to be consistent with the Medical Marijuana Program rules that are referenced to OAR 333-064-0100 through 333-064-0110.   The ORELAP program accredits 61 primary laboratories within the state of Oregon in addition to 67 primary (which include 4 national EPA laboratories) and 19 secondary out of state laboratories for a total of 144 ORELAP accredited labs.   Long range planning is required to assure viability of the program within the agency and that fees established by rule are adequate to cover program activities.  This position establishes policy and administers the laboratory accreditation program, affecting the agency's mission of promoting the health of Oregonians by helping to provide safe drinking water and the interagency DEQ mission of safe air, water, waste water and underground tank storage monitoring.   
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: January 30, 2017

 

Self-Management Technical Lead
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA16-0797 - The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Self-Management Technical Lead is responsible for leadership and strategic direction for HPCDP self-management efforts and day-to-day management of staff assigned to self-management activities. The person in this position will promote and manage strategic relationships and provide high-level self-management expertise based on scientifically sound methods for effective chronic disease self-management to OHA, other state agencies and a variety of community partners. This person will identify program-related grant funding and develop grant applications and proposals for self-management contracts. This person will manage the grant selection process and oversee the day-to-day operation of these resultant contracts. This person will be responsible for coordinating these program components with other HPCDP strategic efforts and with the activities of partners at the local state, and multi-state level. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: January 24, 2017

 

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

 

Zero Suicide Program Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Program Analyst 3 (Zero Suicide Program Coordinator) JOB CODE: OHA16-0780. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Injury and Violence Prevention 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: This position works with state and local agencies and organizations to implement suicide prevention strategies statewide, with a priority focus on implementing a Zero Suicide initiative through health systems and health plans. Additionally, this position works on priorities outlines in the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) and the state's plan for youth suicide prevention and intervention. This position is responsible for convening and persuading health systems leadership to adopt a Zero Suicide initiative. This position also provides guidance and technical assistance using national resources designed to promote Zero Suicide program guidelines and SHIP priorities, evaluate and recommend best practice strategies to achieve state program goals, increase program effectiveness, and meet funding requirements from federal funders, within the agency and with local agencies and organizations. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: January 25, 2017

 

Vendor Program Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Program Analyst 1 (Vendor Program Analyst) JOB CODE: OHA16-0799. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 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.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: January 19, 2017

 

Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) Business Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Protection
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Program Analyst 2 (Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) Business Analyst) JOB CODE: OHA16-0803. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law. 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: January 19, 2017

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: Part time: 18 hours per week
Agency: Clatsdop 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

 

Nursing Supervisor-Rockwood Health Center
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Nursing Supervisor to serve in the Integrated Clinical Services Division, Rockwood Health Center. ICS provides services to people who experience barriers to assessing care. The vision of ICS is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optimal health, reduce wait times and optimize access.
Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the clinic manager, this position manages, directs, organizes, and evaluates the nursing and clinical interventions, and community health activities within the clinic. This nursing supervisor provides guidance and supervision to nursing and related staff regarding nursing and clinical practice issues. This position also assures the appropriate review and observation of nursing, medical and community health activities.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Continuous

 

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

 

Correctional Health Nurse
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Polk County
Department: Public Health
Location: Dallas, OR
Position Description: Performs a variety of nursing duties and medical services directly related to patient care of inmates in the custody of the Polk County Correctional Facility.
Duties & Responsibilities: An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties. However, these examples do not include all the specific tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.

  • Performs professional nursing duties under medical policies and procedures and specific standing orders approved by the jail physician and the Public Health Manager.
  • Reviews intake screening, performs physical assessments, evaluates inmates who have specified medical problems, places and reads TB tests, and answers requests for medical concerns from inmates. Obtains and records past inmate medical histories.
  • Provides nursing care to inmates with drug and alcohol addictions, assists in emergency cases and trauma. Orders prescriptions and stock medications, administers medication to inmates in accordance with orders of physicians. Provides appropriate information regarding inmate medicine dosage and schedule to corrections staff. Secures medications in accordance with pharmacy board regulations.
  • Initiates appropriate medical interventions according to policy and procedure guidelines and nursing protocol.
  • Schedules routine sick call, assists jail physician during weekly clinic, provides treatment for minor medical complaints, collects specimens for further assessment or diagnosis such as communicable disease cultures, urine, blood, etc.
  • Evaluates and executes orders from physicians and dentist. Responsible for checking allergies, dosages, intended effects of medication, side effects, and drug interactions.
  • Maintains inmate medical records and files. Maintains accurate, legible, and complete records of patient care including chart documentation using SOAP format for all inmate request for medical attentions. Writes nursing care plans and interdisciplinary treatment plans, completes other entries to support sufficient and accurate nursing histories.
  • Monitors and evaluates medical equipment and supplies to ensure that appropriate supplies are available in sufficient quantities, that accurate accounting and secure storage or supplies, including narcotic, needle and syringe counts are maintained.
  • Collaborates with community health providers, partners and agencies to provide more effective health care delivery to inmates both during and after incarceration. Explores, develops, and utilizes community resources. Promotes community health awareness. Maintains current knowledge of resources within the health care delivery system and the social service system available to inmates.
  • Works cooperatively with jail staff and public health staff.
  • Performs related duties as required.

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

 

Wellness Coach
Agency: Moda Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Founded in Oregon in 1955, Moda is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. Today, like then, we’re focused on building a better future for healthcare. That starts by offering outstanding coverage to our members, compassionate support to our community and comprehensive benefits to our employees. It keeps going by connecting with neighbors to create healthy spaces and places, together. Currently, Moda is seeking a Wellness Coach. This position develops and implements behavioral-based wellness coaching and programming specific to nutrition, physical activity and stress management; provides support for wellness program implementation and healthy workplace culture at group/employer worksites; accountability dedicated to City of Portland members.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, deploy, and maintain wellness coaching programs for employer worksites 
    • Establish strong relationship with employer groups and members
    • Provide initial and ongoing assessment of member needs
    • Identify member’s personal healthcare goals
    • Create and maintain customized lesson plan and program
    • Support self-management activities and achievement of goals through group events, one-on-one face-to-face or telephonic coaching, online applications, and e-mail interventions that include motivational interviewing
  • Utilize customized database systems for consistent and accurate documentation of member contacts, status and outcomes
  • Consult with healthcare analyst to support data collection and quality improvement efforts
  • Participate in employer group, community-based, and Moda employee health fairs; provides basic health screenings and related counseling
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of health coaching materials for employer/group worksites and other Moda programs as needed
  • Supports group/employer worksites; ensures evidence-based health programming in company-wide campaigns and onsite events
  • Evaluates program success and represents the City of Portland and Moda Health at workplace wellness and health coaching events/award ceremonies
  • Provide coordination with Healthcare Services and City of Portland staff
  • Maintains careful expense reports and stay within an approved budget
  • Maintain professional relationships with other Moda staff & departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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

 

Research Director
Job Type: Full-time, Exempt
Agency: Oregon Center for Nursing
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure a superior, wellprepared and diverse nursing workforce to meet the health and wellness needs of our communities. OCN promotes collaboration and builds partnerships with diverse stakeholders to advance nursing; conducts, analyzes and disseminates research, develops leadership capacity in nursing, advances recruitment and retention strategies, supports nursing education initiatives and innovations, and advocates for nursing and healthcare in all settings in which nurses practice. The Research Director is responsible for coordinating and fulfilling the organization’s research agenda in an ethical and timely manner. The Director is responsible for the design, implementation, analysis, and reporting of research projects including, but not limited to, surveys of the nurse workforce, nursing employers, and nursing education programs. He/she reports to the Executive Director. He/she must be adept at multi-tasking, able to work independently with little or no supervision and meet deadlines. He/she will have outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills and pay meticulous attention to detail.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with staff, board of directors, relevant stakeholders, develop research agenda for the organization
  • Evaluate accomplishment of and recommend modifications to the organization’s research agenda
  • Assist with identification of funding sources for research projects
  • Prepare research and grant proposals and budgets for submission to funding sources
  • Develop and design research instruments for data collection
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Maintain databases of research data for potential future use, organized files and records
  • Generate written briefs, reports, infographics, visuals, press releases and other materials to distribute research outcomes to a wide audience
  • Present research findings to local, state-wide and national stakeholders
  • Represent the organization at selected meetings, conferences and committees
  • Develop, maintain and meet internal and external stakeholder needs in a timely and accurate manner
  • Work with vendors as needed to contract for data entry, web survey design, or other research needs that cannot be performed in-house
  • Other duties and tasks according to organizational needs and changes 

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

 

Dentist On-Call
Job Type: On-Call
Agency: Multnomah County 
Department: Health Department
Location: Various Locations, OR
Position Description: Multnomah County Health Department is seeking on-call dentists. These positions provides direct dental treatment which includes the provision of care within all fields of dentistry, including urgency care, operative dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, prevention and pediatrics. Examinations, diagnosis and treatment are required. Appropriate review and management of medical histories is necessary. Dentists are also responsible for the maintenance of accurate diagnosis, consent and treatment records. The Health Department values cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement; utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified and competent work force; fiscal responsibility; optimally coordinated services and safely protecting patients and staff. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open, continuous


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 timeframe 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.


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