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Licensed Practical Nurse - Polk County Jail

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. Plans and exchanges information with other community health providers and other community agencies for more effective health care. Explores, develops and uses community resources; promotes community health awareness. Maintains knowledge of resources within the health care delivery system and the social service system that can be assessed by clients on the local and state level. Consults with registered nurses and other health team members and seeks guidance when needed. Performs other related duties as required. Possession of a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Oregon at the time of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license, automobile insurance, and access to and use of a personal automobile as a condition of employment. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 29, 2014

 

Public Health Data Analyst/Epidemiologist - Benton County

Public Health is concerned with protecting the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works or visits Benton County - 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. Public health is “at your service every day” throughout the county wherever you live, learn, work and play. 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.

This position serves as primary technical resource for planning, developing, collecting, managing, and analyzing population health data to inform and improve Health Services programs and policies. Collaborates with internal and community partners to educate and facilitate the use of performance data to improve the public’s health. Supports epidemiologic investigations used in the prevention and control of communicable diseases and foodborne 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. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 29, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous


Research Analyst 4 (IVP Research Analyst) - Oregon Health Authority-Public Health

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Research Analyst 4 (IVP Research Analyst) located in Portland. Principal duties include:

  • Maintain a comprehensive injury surveillance system. Use death certificates and hospital discharge data and additional data sets to enhance the system to monitor identified injury problems. Additional data sets include: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, Oregon Healthy Teen Survey data, medical examiner data, Child Fatality Review data, and Trauma Registry data. Mentor other Research Analysts in the Section, interns and fellows in use of injury data sets and development and implementation of studies, evaluation and research.
  • Monitor and assign the work of Research Analysts (RAs) in the section. Mentor interns, students, residents and others in the use of injury data. Coordinate the work of RAs in the section. Provide weekly status meetings for RAs. Provide individual consultation as needed. Work with Section staff, partners, evaluators and academics to develop evaluation of surveillance activities, program implementations and outcome evaluation.
  • In collaboration with the Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) Section staff the Lead Research Analyst will develop state injury prevention plans that are based on the findings of the injury data. The state plan will be reviewed annually by the IVP Section and the Injury Community Planning Group and revised as needed.

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 OHA14-0681 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted September 29, 2014

Closing Date - October 10, 2014

 

Grants-Pass-Based Healthy Start Program Manager - Josephine, Douglas & Jackson Counties

The Healthy Start Program Manager is the individual who assumes the day-to-day responsibilities for the management and implementation of Healthy Start of Southern Oregon in Josephine, Douglas and Jackson Counties. Healthy Start is a National Program, funded by HRSA’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. Its purpose is to reduce disparities in infant mortality, reduce adverse perinatal health outcomes, and improve a broad array of perinatal health indicators, including birth weight, entry to prenatal care, and number of births to adolescents. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon will contract with Public Health Departments and Safety-Net Community Health Centers in Jackson, Josephine and Douglas Counties to provide outreach, case management, and service coordination to women residing in areas of these counties. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon also aims to drive collective impact and systems change at the regional level, through coordination, integration, and mutually reinforcing activities among health, social services, and other providers and key leaders in the community. The Healthy Start Program Manager will play a key role in supporting a Perinatal and Early Childhood Collective Impact Network.

Under the guidance and direction of the Executive Director and Board of Directors for the Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon, the Healthy Start Program Manager is the individual who assumes the day-to-day responsibilities for the management and implementation of Healthy Start of Southern Oregon in Josephine, Douglas and Jackson Counties. Healthy Start is a National Program, funded by HRSA’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. Its purpose is to reduce disparities in infant mortality, reduce adverse perinatal health outcomes, and improve a broad array of perinatal health indicators, including birthweight, entry to prenatal care, and number of births to adolescents. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon will contract with Public Health Departments and Safety-Net Community Health Centers in Jackson, Josephine and Douglas Counties to provide outreach, case management, and service coordination to women residing in rural areas of these counties. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon also aims to drive collective impact and systems change at the regional level, through coordination, integration, and mutually reinforcing activities among health, social services, and other providers and key leaders in the community. The Healthy Start Program Manager will play a key coordinating role in developing and supporting a Perinatal and Early Childhood Collective Impact Network. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. Download Abstract & Logic Model of Healthy Start Project.

Posted September 29, 2014

Open until filled.
*Interviews will begin in mid-October.

 

Public Health Nurse Program Manager - Deschutes County Health Services

This position plans, organizes, directs, supervises and controls a wide range of public health services and community health promotion and disease prevention activities. Incumbent will participate in community health and needs assessments in order to develop departmental programs and policies. Responsibilities include addressing budgetary solvency, grant applications and requirements, program evaluation, and professional staff development. Incumbent will interface regularly with the public, key agency stakeholders, coordinated care organizations, and regional and state partners. The position is part of the Health Services management team and is required to apply nursing practices and principles while assuming a leadership role in strategic and operational planning, service integration, performance management, quality improvement, audits, critical incidents, and complaints. Incumbent is required to travel throughout the state to participate in Oregon's Conference of Local Health Officials at both committee and administrator levels. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 29, 2014

 

Medical Clerk I - Polk County

Acts as receptionist. Performs clerical work of moderate difficulty and variety including routine data entry. Responsibilities may include recep­tion, medical record keeping, and other public contact duties. Assists professional staff as necessary. Performs duties related to the health and welfare of individuals and families; may be responsible for some teaching, counseling, and assessing of clients. 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.

Principal Duties: Serves as a receptionist, answers routine inquiries from the public and gives out information, forms and documents. Screens and refers callers to proper sources and makes appropriate appointments. May prepare, review and update clients’ medical records. Assists Community Health Nurses. Wipes down counters and cleans rooms after clinics. Responsible for routine data entry into Public Health database(s) including billing processing. Reviews and orders resource and educational materials, prepares bulletin boards and displays; prepares educational materials for various clinics. May conduct WIC certification, weighing and measuring of infants and children, and obtains hematocrits. Assesses clients for WIC eligibility. Required to schedule appointments and issue WIC vouchers. Counsels clients on childcare, safety, nutritional guidelines, etc. and document activity in clients medical record; makes referrals to Nutritionist, Community Health Nurse and other community resources as indicated. Completes all required statistical information and reports required by the State or the department. May act as Deputy Vital Registrar for birth and death records Assists clients to complete history or other parts of the medical record as necessary. Performs related duties as required. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 29, 2014

Closing Date - October 2, 2014

 

NFP Nurse II or III - Umatilla County

Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of direct home services. The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of the lead agency. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 29, 2014

 

Registered Nurse Care Coordinator - Benton County

Benton Health Services focuses on identifying barriers to accessing health care and reaching out to vulnerable populations. The Health Center is committed to improving health outcomes through a team based, medical home model with a strong focus on prevention and chronic disease management. We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated registered nurse to join our team. As a member of the primary care team, the Registered Nurse Care Coordinator provides case management, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling to patients within the primary care home. This position will provide services in our primary care clinics.

Registered Nurses work in clinical, community, and home settings to provide a broad range of nursing services aimed at disease prevention, treatment, and health policy implementation. They apply critical thinking and nursing process skills to screen, assess, plan, deliver and evaluate health interventions for individuals and populations. Demonstrate knowledge-based care to assigned clients and programs in accordance with standards of practice, nursing practice act, Oregon Administrative Rules, County and department policies and procedures. May provide specialized services within specified programs and at multiple sites according to scope, license, and program standards. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 16, 2014

 

Field Experience Program Coordinator (Senior Trainer) - OHSU Public Health Interim Dean's Office

The OHSU Public Health Interim Dean's Office is seeking a full time Field Experience Program Coordinator. The Field Experience Program Coordinator (Senior Trainer) is responsible for coordinating the internship programs of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Field Experience for the Interim Dean's Office and is also directly responsible for managing the Epidemiology and Biostatistics MPH track internship programs. The key responsibilities are split between the Interim Dean's Office and the MPH tracks in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and include: Interim Deans' Office Program Coordination, Program Development and Evaluation, Accreditation Collaboration and Instruction for the Field Experience, and MPH Track coordination for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (including trainings, orientation, documentation, website management, etc). The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted September 16, 2014

 

Research Associate - Center for Evidence-based Policy, OHSU

The Center for Evidence-based Policy’s mission is to address policy challenges with evidence and collaboration, and it excels in partnerships that develop policy solutions and improve health. The Center actively seeks partners who share this commitment to evidence, innovation, tangible results, and the general public-good, and products that are independent, high-quality and effective in meeting the needs of decision makers. The Center is diverse in people and ideas and actively recruits and retains the highest quality personnel who are committed and passionate about achieving its mission. The Center promotes leadership that inspires innovation, motivates people to perform at their highest levels, and makes the Center a great place to work. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here

Posted September 16, 2014

 

Research Coordinator - Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington

The Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research (CCER) has outstanding opportunities for TWO full time Research Coordinator. As part of an interdisciplinary team, the Research Coordinator will provide essential support to the Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research Director and Principal Investigator on the Center's Partnerships for Native Health projects. The candidate will function as a coordinator for the FITSMI (Innovative Multigenerational Household Intervention to Reduce Stroke and CVD Risk) grant and the administrative core of the P20 grant. The aims of the FITSMI grant is to implement a research study to examine the effectiveness of a program to reduce the risk of stroke among older adults and younger adults. In conjunction with the CCER Director and NPCC Principal Investigators, this position provides leadership and coordination to NPCC and the PFR grants, and coordinates the day-to-day tasks for the administration of these projects, participates community outreach core and training activities, supervises staff, writes reports and scientific publications, and is responsible for reporting and budget allocation related to these projects. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted September 16, 2014

 

Project Assistant - The EpiCenter, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) oversees the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center where the Western Tribal Diabetes Project (WTDP) is structured. The Project Assistant provides a broad range of support services for the Director of WTDP and for the WTDP staff. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 16, 2014

Closing Date - October 8, 2014

 

Chief Operations Officer – Clark County Public Health

CLARK COUNTY’S PUBLIC HEALTH is seeking qualified candidates to be part of our dynamic public service organization.This is a senior management position, reporting to the Health Officer-Administrator (Dr. Alan Melnick), with executive level responsibility for the administration of Public Health. The position has a broad portfolio in directing and managing the Operations Division, which includes the following programs: Oral Health, HIV Case Management and Prevention, Nurse Family Partnership, Children with Special Health Care Needs, Food Safety, Solid & Hazardous Waste, Drinking & Recreational Water Quality, Onsite Septic Services, Communicable Disease, Vaccine Quality Assurance and Chronic Disease Prevention. The Chief Operations Officer provides supervision to program managers as well as overseeing day to day operations of the department. Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all department clients; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work. This position provides department leadership and administration in concert with Dr. Melnick and may be requested to manage the department in his absence. EOE. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 16, 2014

 

Performance Improvement Associate - Northwest Human Services, Marion & Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. NWHS’ Performance Improvement team is seeking an individual to fill a full-time PI Associate position to provide a wide variety of support for our busy Performance Improvement Department. Primary job duties include creating presentation materials, data tracking and compilation; scheduling and facilitating meetings; coordinating policy review; preparing and disseminating materials; meeting coordination minutes and preparation; compliance tracking, and assisting in day-to-day operation of all Performance Improvement projects as needed. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted September 3, 2014

Open until filled.

 

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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Click here to see what positions are currently available.

 

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. Here's an opportunity to join a team committed to providing excellent services and to follow your interests in a large, diverse organization. Benefits include a competitive salary, health insurance, paid holidays, leave accrual and personal leave, membership in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and opportunities to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plans. Direct all activities of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL). Establish policies and priorities, provide statewide leadership in science and laboratory practice and serve as part of the Center for Public Health Practice Leadership Team.

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.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0534 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 26, 2014

Open Until Filled
*This recruitment will remain open until filled and the hiring manager may choose to close it at anytime. The first review of applications will occur on September 30, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after September 29, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Tri-County Deputy Health Officer - Multnomah County Health Department, Hillsboro & Oregon City

Multnomah County Health Department is currently seeking two public health physicians to serve as Deputy Health Officers in the Tri-County Health Officer Program-- a cooperative effort to provide health officer services to the local health departments serving the Portland Oregon metropolitan area. One .50 FTE position is primarily based in Hillsboro (Washington County ) and one .50 FTE position is in Oregon City (Clackamas County). The Deputy Health Officer (DHO) provides public health physician consultation, direction, guidance and leadership. The position has two major duty areas:

  • Serving as the lead Health Officer for one of the three Portland Oregon Metro area counties. This work focuses on providing public health physician consultation, guidance and leadership around issues specific to that county. 
  • Providing regional leadership, consultation and support for a portfolio of specific public health issues identified by the three health departments as program priorities. Examples include TB control, reportable diseases, chronic disease prevention, injury prevention, immunization, family planning, and STI prevention and control.

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

Posted August 17, 2014

Open until filled.


Behavioral Health Consultant/Behaviorist - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

Are you an experienced behaviorist proficient at working with Primary Care Providers in a medical setting? Do you have experience working with medical patients to break down the behavioral barriers that are impeding positive outcomes in their medical diagnosis? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are expanding our team of Behavioral Health Integration Specialists and seek an experienced mental health professional eager to work in an integrated system of medical and mental health services. LCSW, LPC or Clinical Psychologist required. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Behavioral Health Integration Manager - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

Are you an experienced Mental Health program manager looking for the opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team in an integrated Patient Centered Medical Home environment? Do you have an innovative spirit that embraces change? Do you have a vision of integrated care and the necessary leadership skills to add value to our transformative work to integrate mental health and medical services? If so, we want to hear from you!

Northwest Humans Services is a Tier III Patient Centered Medical Home. We offer an array of medical, dental, mental health, and supportive social service programs. We are committed to the integration of Mental Health services within our primary care medical environment. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Mental Health Counselor (LCSW) - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

We are seeking a highly competent behavioral health professional to work with our West Salem Clinic Mental Health team to provide mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Assess the nature and extent of client's MH and COD presenting problem, and formulate a plan for service that addresses MH and COD issues.

Must have a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or other mental health field including graduate coursework in theory, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders; and at least one year of experience required. Licensed to practice in the State of Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred. Position is full-time 5 days a week, Monday – Friday. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. Northwest Human Services is seeking an experienced health care professional to diagnose, triage, and provide sample psychotropic medications as well as prescriptions for necessary Psychotropic medications.

Successful candidate will be a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner possessing an unrestricted license for practice in the state of Oregon. Must have three years work experience and specialized training in the mental health field, an excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and treatment for mental health conditions and the ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions and develop appropriate management/treatment plans.

Supervisory Duties include: Oversee nurses and other medical assistants assigned to support the Psychiatric services.

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

Posted August 17, 2014

 

Senior Research Associate - Department of Family Medicine, OHSU

The Senior Research Associate will be the Project Manager/Project Director for multiple federally-funded health services research grants. The position will assist the Principal Investigator to grow the research portfolio through scholarly products and future grants. The Senior Research Associate will work closely with community partners, especially OCHIN, Inc. The position will directly supervise one to three research assistants and/or students, depending on assignments. Salary range: $72,000-$82,000. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. Interested candidates should apply at www.ohsujobs.com, searching for the position number IRC44169.

Posted August 17, 2014


PBRN Sr. Research Associate - OCHIN Collaborative, OHSU

The OCHIN Collaborative is one of only a few organizations in the nation currently capturing aggregate heath care data and statistics of low income and uninsured populations. As an Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) registered PBRN, OCHIN’s research network is focused on improving health care delivery and health outcomes of the medically underserved. With our PBRN partners, we are building the infrastructure to collaborate with research experts on studies that are consistent with evidence-based practices. In 2012, the OCHIN Collaborative served over one million individual patients. The ability to aggregate this patient data to inform and improve health care provides us with many opportunities to participate in local and national research projects. The OCHIN PBRN welcomes partners who can participate with the collaborative as we strive to improve the health of underserved patients.

The Sr. Research Associate will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to clinicians and researchers in the design, implementation, day-to-day operations, and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Public Health Nurse 2 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Public Health Nurse 2 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) located in Portland.

Major duties include:

  • Provide technical assistance to local health departments for implementation of their public health improvement plans, including system design, evaluation plan, service delivery, epidemiological consultation, data interpretation, assessment planning and implementation, and consultation around specific public health issues.
  • Provide expert nursing consultation to nursing directors/supervisors, health officers, environmental health supervisors, and administrator of local health departments in planning, implementing, and evaluating public health care services.
  • Coordinate the Public Health Division’s review of local health department services, prepare the written summary of findings/recommendations, transmit final results to the local health authorities, and follow-up on corrective actions. Serve as consultant to OHA program reviewers. Conduct the administrative, medical records, and civil rights components of the agency review process.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0537 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 17, 2014

Open unitil filled.
*The first review of applications will occur on August 29, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after August 28, 2014 may not receive consideration.


Public Health Nurse 2 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) - OHA, Portland

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical assistance to local health departments for implementation of their public health improvement plans, including system design, evaluation plan, service delivery, epidemiological consultation, data interpretation, assessment planning and implementation, and consultation around specific public health issues.
  • Provide expert nursing consultation to nursing directors/supervisors, health officers, environmental health supervisors, and administrator of local health departments in planning, implementing, and evaluating public health care services.
  • Coordinate the Public Health Division’s review of local health department services, prepare the written summary of findings/recommendations, transmit final results to the local health authorities, and follow-up on corrective actions. Serve as consultant to OHA program reviewers. Conduct the administrative, medical records, and civil rights components of the agency review process.
  • Serve as liaison between the Public Health Division and local health departments. Represent the office of Community Liaison and Conference of Local Health Officials (CLHO) committee meetings as assigned.
  • Provide consultation to state program coordinators/managers in the practice of local program administration, systems development, and the formation of standards, goals, objectives, and policies for the nursing components of each program.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0537 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 17, 2014

Open until filled.
*The first review of applications will occur on August 29, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after August 28, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Health Education Fellow - Salem Hospital, Salem Health

Salem Health is currently seeking a talented bilingual Health Education Fellow to join our team! The health education fellow provides health education services to the community under the direction of the education specialist or health education manager. The fellow will demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and evaluate health education activities. The fellowship allows a health education new graduate the ability to gain useful work experience.

Salem Health is a not-for-profit regional health system in Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley that includes Salem Hospital, along with West Valley Hospital, a critical-access hospital; Willamette Health Partners (medical group comprising primary-care and specialty practices), and other affiliated healthcare organizations. Salem Hospital, a Magnet®-recognized facility, is a regional referral center and one of the largest acute-care hospitals in Oregon. Our hospital is licensed for 454 acute care beds, and is guided by a 15-member volunteer Board of Trustees. The hospital is the city of Salem's largest private employer, with approximately 3,500 full and part-time employees. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 6, 2014

 

Public Health Student Internship Opportunity
Oral Health Community Outreach Project Development - Clackamas County Public Health

Clackamas County Public Health is seeking an intern to provide developmental support for the Oral Health Volunteer Data Base Outreach Project. This internship opportunity is open until filled. See requirements and schedule for more details. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! If you seek the challenge to gain experience being part of an innovative local public health agency, apply today!

PROJECTS: The project’s goals are to increase access to dental care by recruiting oral health professionals to volunteer and provide treatment services to low-income, high-need individuals who are experiencing pain and/or infection or are in need of preventative care services. In addition to conducting outreach with oral health professionals, the intern will manage data entry responsibilities, maintain the volunteer data-base, act as a liaison with oral health volunteers and partners, develop outreach materials, manage the oral health recognition/incentive program, and participate in outreach efforts at health fairs and other events.

All tasks will be completed in coordination with Clackamas County Public Health staff, Clackamas Dental Society, and community partners who are invested in the success of this project. Additional projects may be identified collaboratively with the intern’s mentor based on the student’s academic requirements and educational needs/interests.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: This is an excellent internship opportunity for an individual who is a self-starter, has excellent organization and coordination skills, works well independently or with many partners, and would like to learn more about project development and implementation. Strong communication and coordination skills are required, as well as a high level of Excel and Word software knowledge. Knowledge of Access software is a plus. Personal reliable transportation is required.

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

Posted August 6, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Nursing Supervisor, Public Health/Maternal Child Health – Lane County

This is the first-line supervisory level over classifications in a professional and/or technical discipline. This class is distinguished from lower-level jobs by the responsibilities for supervision of unit activities and staff, and from management-level classifications by the emphasis on the performance of technical work and delivery of services. Incumbents are responsible for performing advanced and/or complex technical work in area assigned; providing technical direction and problem resolution related to program services and activities; ensuring staff and program compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policy and procedure; and reviewing and preparing statistical and related reports.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Plans, organizes and supervises nursing and paraprofessional staff duties in the Maternal Child Health program of Public Health (Babies First, CaCoon, Maternity Case Management, Nurse Family Partnership, Oregon Mother's Care/Cover Oregon, Healthy Families). Works collaboratively with the Coordinated Care Organization for provision of nurse home visiting services. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.


Posted - July 31, 2014

Open until filled.
**Please note this posting will remain open until filled, however the next scheduled review of applications on August 18, 2014. You are encouraged to apply prior to that date to ensure consideration.

 

Patient Safety and Client Care Surveyor - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for two permanent, full-time Patient Safety and Client Care Surveyor positions located in Portland.

Surveys and Investigations: 

  • Function as spokesperson and representative of Medicare and OHA while in facility/agency.
  • Maintain schedule, assure deadlines are met, assure required survey tasks are completed and evidence collected for deficiencies, and assume responsibility for timely coordination and submittal of required documentation.
  • Check documentation for accuracy, completeness, and timely submittal.
  • Record survey findings on the State and Federal Statements of Deficiencies forms according to established Federal Principles of Documentation. Participate in controversial and complex regulatory decisions. Other duties as assigned.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0183A in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted June 16, 2014

Open until filled
*This recruitment will remain open until filled and the hiring manager may choose to close it at anytime. The first review of applications will occur on June 24, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after June 23, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Public Health Nurse 2 (Communicable Disease or Occupational Health/Immunizations) - Marion County Health Department, Salem

The PHN 1 performs a variety of nursing assignments, applying accepted, current nursing techniques and implementing service activities. PHN 1 nursing services are designed to promote health, teach preventive health care and techniques to clients, and provide direct client care and treatment. The PHN 1 has limited community interface, and provides health education and services in primarily defined settings.

The PHN 2 integrates nursing theory with public health science to improve and promote the health of the entire community, recognizing, implementing and promoting into practice the interplay between the individual’s health and the community’s health. PHN 2 provides comprehensive nursing services to selected individuals, families, and groups, including health promotion, maintenance, education and coordination of care.

The PHN 3 acts as a community link between service provision and overall community planning and development, and participates in comprehensive health planning by bringing various aspects of nursing service into the planning process. The PHN 3 assists supervisors with coordination of program, service and staff activities, and recommends changes to clinic and service operations to improve the quality and/or delivery of client services.

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

Posted June 9, 2014

 

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. 

Posted March 11, 2014

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.

Posted November 5, 2013

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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