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Supervising Public Health Nurse - Linn County Department of Health Services

This is a supervisory level public health nurse classification, .75 FTE (28 hours per week) fully benefited position. Employees in this classification perform a variety of public health nursing duties participating actively in program planning and representing public health nursing in planning groups at the state and local level concerned with nursing service and in-service education; provides highly skilled professional nursing in the designated area of specialty; i.e., communicable and chronic disease.

Employees in this classification supervise employees in the Nurse practitioner, Public Health Nurse, Medical Assistant classifications and others, such as interns and volunteers may be assigned. They oversee the day to day operation of clinical and field services in the Communicable and Chronic Disease program. This involves program planning, the ability to write the plans and supervision for the epidemiology, immunization, tuberculosis, and HIV case management. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 24, 2015

Closing Date - March 25, 2015 or until filled.

 

Provider Relations Specialist - CareOregon, Medford

The Provider Network Relations Specialist spends the majority of their time engaging the provider network in the field and will serve as a direct link between the provider network which includes contracted providers, non-contracted providers and those providers interested in contracting with CareOregon. Other priorities of this position include developing relationships with the provider community and acting as a direct resource to regional CareOregon teams to manage capacity, access, and emergent support issues.

5 years’ experience in provider relations, managed care operations, medical clinic operations, or related health care organization; or any work experience and/or training that would likely provide the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. A valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle and safe driving record required is required. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or related field is preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 24, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow (Research Associate) - OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Corvallis

Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a unique 2-year, full-time postdoctoral research position, who will work with Investigators on two federally funded research projects: Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and Infants funded by CDC, and Competing Priorities: Pregnancy and Disease Prevention among Young Adults funded by NICHD. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Health Behavior/Health Promotion, Maternal & Child Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology, or related discipline with training and research experience in women’s health and/or sexual and reproductive health. Review the full announcement, contact information, and apply by 3/15/2015 for full consideration: http://health.oregonstate.edu/jobs. Start date is on/about June 2015. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Open until filled.

 

High Risk Populations Programs Manager - Care Oregon, Portland

The High Risk Population Programs Manager will be responsible for the operationalization, day to day management, and continuous improvement of assigned High Risk Population Health initiatives within the Department of Population Health Partnerships. This position will work with Department and other CareOregon leaders in the development, management and evaluation of care enhancing cost-control programs that serve members who are chronically ill, complex and/or high needs in collaboration with delivery system partners, CCO leaders, and social service agencies.

Position requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing, a current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse and at least 3 years of clinical population health program experience; or any combination of work experience, education and/or training that would likely provide the ability to effectively perform the essential functions of the position. A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, or related field and leadership experience in a managed care organization preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator - CareOregon, Portland

Responsible for assisting with the management of the pharmacy benefit and developing and delivering clinical and educational interventions designed to improve pharmaceutical use. Responsibilities include formulary management; assisting with management of specific patients in the multidisciplinary case management/medication therapy management program; developing and conducting educational initiatives to improve prescribing patterns; develop and conduct quality improvement programs related to the pharmacy program; evaluating medication authorization requests and providing oversight to the medication PA process.

The following are required: 1) Graduate of an accredited pharmacy program, 2) Current, unrestricted license as a pharmacist in Oregon, 3) Advanced pharmacy training (PharmD, residency, fellowship, or masters degree in related discipline), and 4) Practical experience as a clinical pharmacist in formulary management or ambulatory care or other clinical setting. 
Previous experience in managed care is preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Quality Assurance Supervisor - CareOregon, Portland

The Quality Assurance Supervisor will supervise and oversee the grievance process including complaints and appeals staff. In addition to the above duties will also oversee the management and reporting of various regulatory documents such as Part C and Part D complaints/appeals, DMAP reporting requirements related to complaints and appeals and ongoing needs associated with NCQA activities as directed by the Quality Improvement Manager.

Current unrestricted Oregon registered nurses license; minimum of two (2) years managed care experience specifically in appeals and complaints in all functions (authorizations, concurrent review, and referrals) and 3-5 years of supervisory experience is required. Preference may be given for QI experience and detailed knowledge of the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) benefit and the Division of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules and regulations. Working knowledge of NCQA standards and process improvement knowledge preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Behavioral Health Innovation Specialist - CareOregon, Medford

Provides leadership in technical assistance, coaching, and training to member clinics in areas related to the Behavioral Health development across multiple CareOregon regions and non-network providers. Will spend time teaching, facilitating, providing on-site support in order to improve Triple Aim outcomes in Primary Care. Requires 2yrs of behavioral health improvement, or related experience and/or education with demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Previous coaching/practice facilitation and/or project management experience and/or a LCSW or MPH degree preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Primary Care Innovations Specialist - CareOregon, Medford & Portland

Provides leadership in technical assistance, coaching, and training to member clinics in areas related to the primary care medical home development across multiple CCO regions and non-network providers. Will spend time teaching, facilitating, providing on-site support in areas related to PCPCH certification, leadership, data systems, team based care, access, and care management in order to improve Triple Aim outcomes in Primary Care. Requires two years of primary care improvement, or related experience and/or education with demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Previous coaching/practice facilitation and/or project management experience and/or a RN or MPH degree preferred. Experience in building reports from EHR systems or nursing background highly desirable. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Provider Relations Specialist - CareOregon, Medford

The Provider Network Relations Specialist spends the majority of their time engaging the provider network in the field and will serve as a direct link between the provider network which includes contracted providers, non-contracted providers and those providers interested in contracting with CareOregon. Other priorities of this position include developing relationships with the provider community and acting as a direct resource to regional CareOregon teams to manage capacity, access, and emergent support issues.

5 years’ experience in provider relations, managed care operations, medical clinic operations, or related health care organization; or any work experience and/or training that would likely provide the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. A valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle and safe driving record required is required. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or related field is preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 23, 2015

Closing Date - Position may close at any time. EEO

 

Emergency Preparedness Specialist - Josephine County Public Health

Josephine County Public Health is seeking qualified applicants to coordinate the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program. This position is responsible for all emergency preparedness activities, including planning, developing and coordinating projects per State requirements. The work performed will require considerable knowledge of a complete and specialized department function with the ability to work independently with various segments of the community. Must be able to apply rapid changing priorities to work in progress. May be assigned to supervise and train other staff and volunteers. Successful applicant will be frequently called upon to explain complex department policies and procedures to both the public and other employees. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to identify, prepare, submit and implement grant proposals. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted - February 6, 2015

Closing Date - Open Until Filled

 

Chief Executive Officer and President - Planned Parenthood, Eugene-Springfield

Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon (PPSO) is seeking a dynamic and visionary Chief Executive Officer and President to replace our outgoing CEO Cynthia Pappas, who will retire in June 2015, following eight years of outstanding and progressive leadership.

In response to recent changes in the reproductive healthcare landscape occasioned in part by the Affordable Care Act and other trends in the healthcare market, PPSO’s Board and management team have already begun to transform our operations. Our new President and CEO has an exciting opportunity to lead our affiliate’s next chapter of strategic growth.

Reporting to and working with the Board of Directors, the President & CEO will manage the strategic, programmatic, and financial operations of the organization. In partnership with the Board of Directors and staff, they provide visionary and collaborative leadership in health services, education, and advocacy to reach and serve PPSO’s target audiences, and develop positive relationships with the philanthropic community.

The President & CEO will also steward an organizational culture that embraces collaboration, trust, and open communication, creativity and accountability, empathy, courage, humor, and passion. In doing so, the President & CEO ensures that all activities and programs meet the highest standards of ethics and integrity in alignment with PPFA’s accreditation standards and values, and fosters a sustainable organization. The position is based out of the Eugene-Springfield administrative offices, and requires travel around the state and nationally.

The President & CEO also sits on the Board of Directors for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, our sister organization that engages in state-wide legislative advocacy, voter education, and grassroots organizing.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 17, 2015

Closing Date - March 6, 2015

 

Community Health Nurse - Jackson County HHS

Jackson County is looking for an exceptional Registered Nurse, primarily in our communicable disease and immunization program. Become part of a team that improves the health of the community by preventing illness and outbreaks.

Job Duties and Requirements: Under direction, to plan, implement and deliver community health nursing services such as assessment, care delivery and counseling; to maintain records, manage program finances, maintain supplies and perform other administrative tasks as necessary; to perform related work as required.

The Community Health Nurse II is a professional journey level class. Incumbents perform a full range of complex technical and analytical duties with only occasional instruction or assistance. Work is normally reviewed only upon completion and for overall results. The employee receives general instructions regarding the scope of and approach to projects or assignments, but procedures and techniques are left to the discretion of the employee. Employee may be expected to provide supervision to subordinate staff, volunteers, interns or other aides; however, supervisory responsibilities are ancillary to the main intent and focus of the position. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 17, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Director of Practical Nursing Program - Pacific Northwest

A college in the Pacific Northwest is seeking qualified Nursing Education professional to lead its School of Practical Nursing department. Applicants must meet minimum standards as provided below.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing with documentation of preparation and/or experience in curriculum and teaching.
  • Hold a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Oregon. If licensed in another state, must be able to obtain a license in Oregon, (refer to Oregon Nursing Association website for particulars).
  • 4 years Nursing experience and at least 2 years experience in a teaching or administrative position in a Nursing Education program. 
  • Pass a National Criminal Background Check

Additional Incentives: You’d work for a great school group, in a positive and rewarding environment. You’d have an opportunity to live in a beautiful part of the world with the Pacific Coast an hour to the west and the Cascade Mountains and skiing an hour to the east. You’ll be able to choose to live in a vibrant, sophisticated urban community or in a lovely rural setting. Either providing an easy commute to the college.

For complete details about this special opportunity, respond with your current resume and a brief letter of interest stating your background and reasons for applying. We will contact all qualified candidates with a complete job description, other pertinent information and arrange a confidential phone interview at your earliest convenience.

This position is available immediately so we encourage your prompt reply. Direct all correspondence to nursinged@collegeperformancepartners.com

Posted February 17, 2015

 

Executive Director - Oregon School-Based Health Alliance, Portland

The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director to lead and grow the strength and presence of school-based health centers throughout Oregon. The Executive Director is accountable to a Board of Directors made up of community leaders representing education, health and human services and the private sector. The annual budget of OSBHA is approximately $600,000 with funding from the State of Oregon, foundations, membership revenue, sponsorships, and fundraising. The Executive Director manages a staff of five professionals and several part-time consultants.

The next Executive Director will have a passion for issues relating to public education and health care for families and youth. The Executive Director will have a proven track record as a senior manager of a nonprofit or government agency including shaping public policy and successful advocacy through collaborative efforts involving diverse sectors of the community. The Executive Director will demonstrate the capacity to establish and maintain: successful board and staff relations; external partnerships with community-based organizations, foundations, and public entities; oversight of a financially sustainable organization; dynamic and effective fundraising; and effective and strategic communications through multiple channels and with diverse audiences. The Executive Director will lead with a participatory and collaborative style, be able to work effectively under pressure, and bring fresh thinking and innovation to the organization and the field. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 15, 2015

Closing Date - March 16, 2015 (12:00 PM)

 

Quality Initiatives Coordinator - Oregon Primary Care Association

Cutting edge non-profit health care membership organization seeks a Quality Initiatives Coordinator who can bring their experience in health care to support us in achieving our mission. The Quality Initiatives Coordinator is a key contributor of OPCA’s Data Team, who will work on a wide variety of different initiatives supporting both OPCA’s operations as well as services to our members. S/he is also an integral part of the Technical Assistance & Training team. This position will also arrange meetings for clinic participants and manage the logistics for regional meetings related to key quality projects.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Facilitating dialogue, collaboration, and learning between clinics, OPCA, and other organizations critical to the use of data, outcomes, and quality improvement.
  • In partnership with OPCA’s Performance Improvement Manager and Data Team, developing presentations, meetings & training content for other data and quality-driven initiatives. 
  • Playing a key role in the development of regional and site specific trainings and visits as needed in partnership with OPCA’s Data team. 
  • Working directly with the Health Care Data Specialist as well as all members of the OPCA TA team to increase internal capacities around the use of actionable, reliable data.
  • Supporting OPCA’s QI work internally in partnership with the Director of Operations and the Performance Improvement Manager with strategic thinking and data support.
  • Assisting OPCA teams with office support as needed.

Oregon Primary Care Association is a dynamic group of professionals in beautiful downtown Portland. To find out if you are fully qualified and to apply visit: http://www.orpca.org/learn-about-opca/job-opportunities. Please make sure to indicate in your cover letter where you found this job posting.

Posted February 9, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled.

 

Public Health Data Analyst/Epidemiologist - Benton County Public Health

Serves as primary technical resource for planning, developing, collecting, managing, and analyzing population health data. This position involves collaborative work with internal and community partners to develop and update a community health assessment that identifies community health issues, needs, assets and priorities. In addition, the person in this position participates in development, implementation, and monitoring of program and organizational performance standards. The position provides episodic epidemiological investigation used in the prevention and control of communicable diseases and food borne outbreaks. Works in an innovative, high paced environment, researching and presenting data, integrating health equity approaches across BCHS and within the community, and participating in development of a regional health assessment. This position is a regular part-time (20hrs/wk) position.  In addition, funding has been approved for a limited duration of six months at 20hrs/wk. 

BENTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH: Public Health is concerned with protecting the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works or visits Benton County. We envision "engaged communities and blended services achieving better health." We focus on preventing health problems before they occur. Our programs strive to create community conditions that help reduce health disparities so all people have an equal chance for a long and healthy life. Services are open to all, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status. All services are accessible to those with mobility challenges and language translation is available. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 5, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous
*This recruitment is open until filled, with an initial consideration date of 2/20/2015.

 

Nurse Practitioner - Polk County Health Department

Part-Time 20 hours per week; Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. plus two
hours on call per week (during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays.)vProvides expert in-depth nursing care in the defined area of clinical specialty. Works with individuals, families and groups as well as contributing to in-service and community education. Assures adherence to agency standards and policies, participating in reviewing and revising programs and policies related to the area of expertise represented. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted - February 4, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Dental Assistant(EFDA) On-Call - Multnomah County Health Department

Multnomah County Dental is seeking on-call EFDA Dental Assistants. Days and hours vary based on clinic needs, including same day needs. Our clinics serve patients on the Oregon Health Plan and uninsured patients. We are seeking assistants who are able to work with a diverse population; are team orientated, enjoy a fast paced setting, are reliable, positive and organized. Clinics are open from 7:30-6:30, Monday-Friday. Fluency in Spanish is desirable. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 1, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Home Health RN Case Manager - Signature Home Health, Eugene

The Home Health Registered Nurse/RN provides skilled services to patients at home and
initiates the nursing plan of care with preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

Responsibilities include:

  • Make initial evaluations and regularly reevaluate the patient’s nursing needs, updating the plan of care.
  • Provide services requiring substantial or specialized nursing skill.
  • Counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing related needs.
  • Supervise, delegate, teach and train aspects of patient care to unlicensed individuals.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted January 20, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled.

 

Principal Executive/Manager G (Oregon State Public Health Laboratory Director) - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager G (Oregon State Public Health Laboratory Director) located in Hillsboro.

Major Duties Include:

  • Carry out the required director duties for a federally certified “high complexity” medical laboratory.
  • Oversee management of state resources.
  • Oversee personnel management and keep current with state rules and policies.
  • Participate in Center administration and policy development as part of leadership team.
  • Represent Division on task forces, committees, and panels at state, regional and national level.
  • Prepare and present legislative testimony and communicates with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Serve as the Responsible Official for the OSPHL under the federal Select Agent and Toxin Program.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0534A in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 9, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Director of Nursing Practice - Nursing Director, Multnomah County

The Director of Nursing Practice is a member of the department's leadership team and participates in developing and carrying out the department's strategic plan. The Director of Nursing Practice serves as an expert resource to the Health Department nursing workforce on scope and clinical practice across all areas of the Health Department. The Director of Nursing Practice collaborates with the leadership of Public Health and Integrated Clinical Services to support quality nursing practices across the Health Department.

Recognizing the importance of nursing to the effectiveness of Health Department activities, the Director of Nursing Practice plays a key leadership role in the Health Department and Multnomah County as a whole, ensuring quality nursing practice and services that result in improved health and education for our clients and citizens of the county. This position participates in setting the vision for public health in the county, and represents the Health Department locally and nationally as the nursing expert for Multnomah County. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted November 7, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Northwest Human Services, Marion & Polk Counties

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career? At Northwest Human Services, Inc, one person can make a big impact. We value customer service, teamwork, and fun. Northwest Human Services offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan, Paid Time Off plan and 7 ½ paid holidays per year. This is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Click here to see what positions are currently available.

 

Nurse Home Visitor (Community Health Nurse 2) - Nurse-Family Partnership Program, Douglas County Health Department

This public health nursing position works with the Public Health Division's Field Staff Unit and is assigned to a geographic location providing home visit services through the Nurse-Family Partnership program. Essential Functions: Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the Nurse-Family Partnership {NFP} Program. Adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation. This nurse participates in Public Health program activities as a professional member of a health care team providing services to the community and performs other services as required. This position provides coverage as needed in Public Health clinics which include immunization, family planning, and outlying clinics. Requires regular and consistent attendance. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Physician (Family Practice) - Public Health Centers, various locations

Multnomah County Health Department is recruiting Full Time, Part Time, On Call and Temporary, Board Certified/Board Eligible Family Practice Physicians. These positions are located in the various Clinics around the County. Our clinics serve a multicultural, multilingual, predominantly low income, population. About 80% of the patients are non-English speaking, primarily Russian, Asian and Hispanic. The Health Department is seeking physicians comfortable with caring for the medically indigent, enthused about cross-cultural medicine and oriented toward preventive health. Qualified candidates must be board certified or board eligible; this position is not a J-1 visa or HB-1 opportunity. The ideal Candidate will be Bilingual in Spanish, however, this is not a requirement. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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