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Nurse Practitioner or Certified Nurse Midwife - Planned Parenthood, Bend

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) is seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician (NP or CNM) for our Bend Health Center. Our Clinicians are a vital part of the medical services team providing high quality sexual and reproductive health care services. Advanced Practice Clinicians provide skilled patient care for reproductive health care services to a broad-based population. PPCW provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services including: annual gynecological check-ups, pap tests, breast exams and pelvic exams; cervical cancer detection and treatment, colposcopy, and LEEP procedures; STD testing and treatment; HIV/AIDS testing and treatment referral information; pregnancy testing and options information; first-term abortion care, education and support; and sterilization services, including vasectomy. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted December 17, 2014

Closing Date - December 31, 2014

 

Program Analyst 2 (Outreach and Diversity Coordinator) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Program Analyst 2 (Outreach and Diversity Coordinator) located in Portland.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Outreach & Diversity Coordinator's primary purpose is to coordinate efforts at population-wide engagement in breast and cervical cancer services, especially for those who are hard to reach and experiencing health disparities. This position works with publications and design and other external contractors as needed to provide culturally appropriate and engaging outreach materials. Additionally this position facilitates meetings and surveillance activities to solicit provider and community input regarding program outreach efforts.
  • The Outreach & Diversity Coordinator works with Health Systems Transformation workgroup to ensure that ACA efforts are well integrated into outreach and social marketing materials. This position works with OHA Communications team and program staff to ensure appropriate and coordinated messaging.
  • The incumbent in the position will prepare and write reports as needed to document work and/or highlight ongoing need for funding. The Coordinator will represent program at community events, training and advisory groups as is appropriate.

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 OHA14-0760A in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 17, 2014

Closing Date - December 30, 2014

 

Principal Executive/Manager F (Environmental Public Health Section Manager) - OHA, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager F (Environmental Public Health Section Manager) located in Portland.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervise section personnel which includes recruiting, hiring, training, developing, supervising, evaluating and disciplining culturally diverse professional and support staff. Identify and resolve conflicts between staff, as well as any employee grievances. Develop and maintain team-based approach to continuous systems and performance improvement of section through participatory management.
  • Direct a section with diverse programmatic responsibilities. Develop, implement, monitor and revise policies and procedures, and develop and revise Oregon Administrative Rules consistent with mission of OHA, PHD and CHP by determining the most effective use of staff, fiscal and other resources.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of annual and biennial budget and grant requests for the section, after determining program priorities and needed or available resources. Forecast, monitor and control revenues and expenditures, through grant and budget management.
  • Establish section priorities, identify grant funding opportunities consistent with section objectives and coordinates development of grant applications, ensure that programs are consistent with and efficiently implement those priorities. Plan, establish and evaluate short- and long-term quantitative and qualitative goals, objectives and priorities for the Section consistent with OHA, PHD and CHP goals and mission. Measure and monitor programs and performances to assure attainment of goals and objectives.
  • Create and pursue opportunities to build and strengthen strategic partnerships via both traditional and new alliances; coordinate section activities with local, state, Tribal and federal public health efforts as well as with other agencies, advocacy groups and partners.
  • Provide assistance and expert consultation to governmental officials, other public health personnel, provider associations, professional organizations, consumer and community advocacy organizations, health-related and peer review organizations, the public, and the industry. May serve on inter- and/or intra-agency committees and task forces. Provide liaison with relevant national and state peer groups.

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 OHA14-0761 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 16, 2014

Closing Date - January 12, 2015

 

Research Analyst 2 (ACDP FoodNet Studies Coordinator) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time, limited duration Research Analyst 2 (ACDP FoodNet Studies Coordinator) located in Portland. The duration of the assignment will last 24 months from the date of hire.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, or FoodNet, has been tracking trends for infections commonly transmitted through food since 1996. FoodNet provides a foundation for food safety policy and prevention efforts. It estimates the number of foodborne illnesses, monitors trends in incidence of specific foodborne illnesses over time, attributes illnesses to specific foods and settings and disseminates this information. The Oregon FoodNet program is responsible for interviewing cases of gastrointestinal illness and controls as needed for FoodNet studies. Other duties will include recording data electronically by using various software programs. Identify additional resources needed to complete studies. Recruit, train and coordinate additional help (interviewers, data entry staff, etc.) as needed to collect and enter data.
  • The position requires accuracy and the ability to review work of others involved with data collection and entry. Ensure integrity of study data, monitor and report on status of various studies, propose solutions to any problems identified and assist with data analysis under supervision of an epidemiologist which will includes preparing summary graphs and tables. Assist with design of study protocols and data-collection instruments, participate in conference calls with Oregon epidemiologists and laboratorians, public-health workers from other states, and officials at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regarding design and conduct of studies.
  • Monitor various public-health databases daily to ensure quality and consistency of data required by FoodNet cooperative agreement; collect additional information as needed to ensure completeness of records. This position will also respond to CDC queries regarding data completeness and accuracy.

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 OHA14-0798 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 15, 2014

Closing Date - December 29, 2014

 

CCO Community Health Partnership Coordinator - CareOregon, Astoria

This position is responsible for helping oversee and coordinate activities to assure that the goals and strategies of CPCCO’s sponsorship of Clatsop County Way to Wellville are met. The individual performing this role will serve as the local community representative of the CCO, to The Way to Wellville Strategic Council, and other community stakeholders in Clatsop County. This is a start-up position to help design, arrange or lead activities that introduce community stakeholders to Wellville activities, including supporting the work of the Strategic Council. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted December 11, 2014

 

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

Open until filled.

 

Principal Executive/Manager G (Administrator, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager G (Administrator, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion) located in Portland.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the center by communicating a vision and setting the agenda for the center’s work within the context of the Public Health Division’s strategic direction. Actively participate in the executive leadership team of the Director. Direct the administration and operations of the center in alignment with Oregon statutes, administrative rules, OHA and the Public Health Division’s enterprises, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the science and practice of public health is applied to advance Oregon as a national model of excellence by providing expertise in public health and public administration. Successfully facilitate public health policy development and implementation.
  • Ensure the application of continuous quality improvement and performance management principles across the Center. Communicate policy and procedural information between leadership, management and program staff.
  • Represent the Division in professional venues, to media, the Conference of Local Health Officials, federal officials and to the executive and legislative branches of government at the discretion of the State Public Health Director.

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 OHA14-0446A in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 9, 2014

Open until filled.
*The first review of applications will occur on December 31, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after December 30, 2014 may not receive consideration.


Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Field Sanitarian) - OHA/PHD, Springfield

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Field Sanitarian) located in Springfield.

Drinking Water Services (DWS) administers and enforces state and federal safe drinking water quality standards for 3,600 public water systems in the state of Oregon. DWS carries out the mission of the Public Health Division by reducing the incidence and risk of waterborne disease and exposure of the public to hazardous substances potentially present in drinking water supplies. DWS prevents contamination of public drinking water systems by protecting drinking water sources; assuring that public water systems meet standards for design, construction, and operation; inspecting public water systems and assuring that identified deficiencies are corrected; providing technical assistance to public water suppliers; providing financial assistance to construct safe drinking water infrastructure; and certifying and training water system operators.

This position is responsible for implementation of Drinking Water Services in the assigned region. Serve the regulated public water system community as an expert technical resource on drinking water quality, treatment, distribution, and operation issues. Promote compliance with drinking water standards through direct contact with water system operators, evaluation of water systems in the field, determination of compliance status of water systems, and technical assistance to water suppliers. Assistance is also provided to local health agencies carrying out Drinking Water Services.

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 OHA14-0763 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted December 9, 2014

Closing Date - December 19, 2014

 

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

Position Overview:

  • 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.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0534 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Community Health Nurse – Health Birth Initiative/Nurse Family Partnership, Multnomah County

This recruitment is for a 1.0 FTE CHN in the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program and for a 1.0 FTE CHN in the Health Birth Initiative (HBI) Program. Both positions have a Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirement with an African American Community Focus.

The NFP CHN provides comprehensive prenatal, postpartum and child health assessments primarily within the African American community using the best practices Nurse Family Partnership model. The HBI CHN provides services to pregnant and parenting families primarily within the African American community, including comprehensive prenatal, post partum, and child health assessments.

If you or someone you know is interested in this recruitment, please visit www.multcojobs.org.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - December 31, 2014

 

Health Educator and Engagement Coordinator - Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis

Job Details: Improves individual and community health through coordination of community-based health programs, such as Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and partnerships using the Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) model as well as other public health program models. Identifies, educates and engages community members (volunteers) as local leaders in improving community health. Cross-trains to increase team flexibility and be available to respond to community needs. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted November 10, 2014

 

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

 

Research Assistant 2 (Data Analyst) – Oregon Health & Science University

The Oregon Office on Disability and Health, housed within the Institute on Development & Disability at Oregon Health & Science University, is seeking candidates for a full-time Epidemiology Data Analyst position.

Major duties include:

  • Analysis of population-based survey data from sources such as the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS). Strong STATA skills preferred.
  • Data management, including pooling multiple years of state or national survey data
  • Preparing data summaries, reports, and policy briefs relating to the health of people with disabilities
  • Helping prepare scientific manuscripts and conference presentations
  • Responding to data requests from key partners
  • Implementing and analyzing web-based surveys on health and emergency preparedness among Oregonians with disabilities.

To view the full job announcement and apply online, click here, or go to http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources/, click on the “Search for Jobs” button, and enter IRC45107 in the IRC# search box. 

Posted October 27, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Deputy Medical Director, Corrections Health - Multnomah County

Are you a Public Health physician with experience in corrections environment, who is looking for an exciting new opportunity? Do you have a passion for working in a challenging environment where you can serve disadvantaged populations? Are you looking for an opportunity where you will build partnerships, empower a multi-disciplinary team and make a difference? Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland's most outstanding healthcare professionals. Multnomah County is seeking a highly qualified Deputy Medical Director. This full-time administrator will direct, manage and evaluate the activities of the Corrections Health unit of the Multnomah County Health Department. Corrections Health provides medical, dental and mental health care services at the county’s three jail and detention facilities. The ideal candidate for this position will be a strategic and innovative thinker. This leader will have clinical and leadership experience.

The Deputy Medical Director will direct, manage, organize and evaluate the activities of Corrections Health within the Health Department. This position requires the application of technical knowledge in the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections and management knowledge and skills to direct the program, thereby assuring clients receive care at the community standard. The Deputy Medical Director must possess initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive strategic directions in an evolving medical and corrections environment, while upholding fiscal and legal parameters, along with program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining excellent working relationships are required. Collaboration and coordination is crucial especially with all levels within Corrections Health, as well as other county divisions: Health Department Integrated Clinical Services, Sheriff's Office, Department of Community Justice, Attorney's Office, District Attorney's Office, county courts and other community partners. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted October 19, 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.

 

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.

Updated November 6, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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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