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

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

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

 

Research Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Research Analyst 3 (Research Analyst) JOB CODE: OHA17-0241. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Research Analyst 3 works within a team environment to develop and execute plans to gather, compile, analyze, and report statistical data related to risk and protective factors and chronic disease outcomes in Oregon. This person will assist in the development of survey instruments, analyze data from multiple sources, and generate reports and graphics as needed by program staff and others. This person will share responsibility for continuously improving surveillance systems to track risk and protective factors and chronic disease outcomes among Oregonians. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: March 7, 2017

 

Medical Laboratory Technician
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Medical Laboratory Technician JOB CODE: OHA17-0228 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Ave). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Operations Section of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory is responsible for supporting the clients of the laboratory by providing specimen collection kits to over 3000 clients, receiving approximately 2500 specimens daily, and performing data entry for those specimens. The Medical Laboratory Technician provides daily oversight of the statewide courier system, maintains inventory of the all test collection kits, receives patient specimens and enters demographic information into the laboratory information system 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 8, 2017

 

Health Promotion Strategist
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Program Analyst 3 (Health Promotion Strategist) JOB CODE: OHA17-0240 CLOSING DATE/TIME: 03/14/17 11:59 PM SALARY: $4,545.00 - $6,652.00 Monthly JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Portland, Oregon AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Health Promotion Strategist evaluates and recommends program priorities to achieve state program goals and to meet funding requirements and works in collaboration with colleagues and partners. This position determines statewide policies, procedures and priorities consistent with the mission and policies of the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The Health Promotion Strategist recommends legislative concepts and policy solutions to address chronic disease prevention and related chronic disease risk factors such as youth marijuana use, tobacco use and exposure, alcohol and other drug misuse, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition. This position provides strategic coordination and assistance to county health departments in enforcement of state policies and the development, implementation and enforcement of local policies to address chronic disease prevention, tobacco control and obesity prevention. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with members of local, state and national agencies, community organizations and various program stakeholders.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: March 14, 2017

 

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

 

Public Health Educator 2 (WIC Public Health Educator)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Public Health Educator 2 (WIC Public Health Educator) JOB CODE: OHA17-0239 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Section, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon St). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The WIC Public Health Educator works closely with and assists the WIC Nutrition Education Coordinator to provide guidance, technical assistance and review of the nutrition education component of the WIC program. This position collaborates with other program staff to develop education and training standards, guidelines and procedures. This position provides leadership in the development of health education-related program guidelines and processes and develops, reviews, and selects educational materials to assure quality, professional materials that support the program mission and needs of the target audience. This position supports the program's efforts in promoting and supporting wellness activities for both state and local agency staff. This position also works closely with the WIC Training Coordinator and oversees development, implementation, and evaluation of the state training module component of the local agency staff training. This position serves as a member of the state WIC Training Team and assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the State WIC Training Plan and training efforts. This position promotes and supports the development of culturally competent programs, services, and policies for the program. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: March 5, 2017

 

Community Policy and Partnerships Lead
Job Type: full or part time
Agency: Oregon Public Health Institute (OPHI)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Public Health Institute (OPHI) is seeking a Community Policy and Partnerships Lead to oversee OPHI’s relationships with cities, counties and regions across the state focused on advancing community health outcomes. A major responsibility of this position will be overseeing the HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Cities Campaign which launched in 2012. The Community Policy and Partnerships Lead will work directly with elected officials, city managers, and other senior staff in Oregon cities to adopt healthy eating and active living policies, develop implementation plans, and guide policy implementation in order to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the overall management and implementation of HEAL Cities Campaign in Oregon
  • Coordinate organizational efforts with Kaiser Permanente, the League of Oregon Cities (LOC), Oregon Health Authority, local health departments, and existing local and regional health and health equity coalitions 
  • Coordinate HEAL Cities Campaign sponsorship of and presence at relevant statewide conferences, including the annual LOC Conference
    • Provide hands-on technical assistance to support leaders in local jurisdictions to pass HEAL policies, adopt implementations plans, and implement policies to improve community health outcomes and reduce health disparities, including:
  • Regular outreach including phone calls, emails and annual site visits
  • Creation of individual city logos, welcome letters and press releases
  • Tracking of resolution and policy adoption
  • Coordinate recognition for HEAL cities 
    • Lead the development of an equity framework for the HEAL Cities Campaign
  • Develop and disseminate equity-focused tools
    • Develop and conduct trainings and workshops for elected officials, city managers, and other senior municipal staff on policy, planning, and implementation
    • Catalyze collective action to advance community transformation and adoption of policies that advance health and equity by convening local health departments, CCOs, civic organizations, the faith community, and other key stakeholders
    • Administer the annual HEAL Small Grants Program
    • Track health-related funding opportunities for cities
    • Develop and update communication and training materials (including website and monthly e-newsletter)
    • Track HEAL Cities Campaign process and outcomes, and prepare quarterly and annual progress reports to funders
    • Participate in National Community of Practice led by staff from Public Health Advocates (CA) to continuously improve and refine strategy
    • Participate in multi-state evaluation of HEAL Cities Campaign
    • Oversee budget management and contracts related to the project

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 6, 2017

 

Public Health Nurse 2 (Nurse Family Partnership State Nurse Consultant) 
Job Type: Job Share/Part Time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Public Health Nurse 2 (Nurse Family Partnership State Nurse Consultant) Job Share JOB CODE: OHA17-0201. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Maternal and Child Health Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one half-time, permanent job share located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position serves as the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) State Nurse Consultant for the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section, providing the overall expertise, direction and coordination of the program. Responsibilities include providing technical assistance and coordination for the planning, development and implementation of NFP with Local Health Authorities (LHA); providing quality assurance technical assistance for the local programs; coordinating teams of appropriate staff and stakeholders to develop policies and priorities for a comprehensive strategically integrated NFP program; and serving as the technical expert for the program in state level home visiting work. This position is responsible for developing implementation guidelines, standards and trainings to support the LHAs and partners who carry out the programs. This position works with others in MCH and with local partners to bring together home visiting services into a coordinated system using skills in consensus-building, collaboration, mediation and strategic planning. This position provides support and expertise to legislative activity regarding home visiting and works closely with policy, program, evaluation and nurse consultation staff, as well as external partners, in developing, implementing and evaluating the NFP programs in the state. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: March 5, 2017

 

Public Health Nurse 2 (Trauma Program Coordinator)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Protection
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Public Health Nurse 2 (Trauma Program Coordinator) JOB CODE: OHA17-0234 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Health Protection (CHP), Health Care Regulation and Qualify Improvement Program, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Trauma Program Coordinator (TPC) assures that the citizens of the State of Oregon have access to safe, quality trauma care. This is accomplished by providing consultation, technical assistance and evaluation services for Oregon's Trauma Center survey and categorization program. The TPC works closely with Oregon Trauma Registry staff and Trauma Program Policy staff to achieve these goals. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: February 27, 2017

 

Local Health Department Consultant
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Office of the State Public Health Director
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Local Health Department Consultant JOB CODE: OHA17-0227 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Office of the State Public Health Director (OSPHD) which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position represents the Public Health Division (PHD) by providing support and direct assistance to local health departments to develop and maintain the infrastructure needed to provide foundational public health services in a transforming public health system. Work will focus on assisting local health departments in increasing efficiencies and quality so that improved health outcomes are achieved in their communities, while assuring compliance with state and federal requirements for public health. Some of this work occurs through the triennial reviews of local health departments which this position coordinates, but also through real-time ad hoc and ongoing technical assistance opportunities. This position provides leadership in determining the technical assistance needs of local health departments and addresses those needs with public health department work teams. Position interprets public health program and local health department needs to both parties, as well as other partners. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: February 27, 2017

 

Health Promotion Manager
Agency: University of Oregon
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The University of Oregon Health Center (UHC) invites applications for a Health Promotion Manager. The UHC is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students. The Health Promotion Manager is responsible for directing the overall operations of the Health Promotion Department. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of department programming and policies/procedures in support of the UHC mission. This includes: evaluating and supporting staff development; managing a fiscally responsible department budget; advocating for policies and a built environment that address campus and community health; coordinating UHC outreach and marketing initiatives; evaluating campus outreach effectiveness; assessing student learning outcomes and program; implementing and responding to quality improvement studies; and other functions as necessary. Reports to the Director of Ancillary Services and serves as a member on the Management Team. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Application Review Begins February 14, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

 

WIC Nutrition & Local Services Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Principal Executive/Manager D (WIC Nutrition & Local Services Manager) JOB CODE: OHA17-0204. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Nutrition and Health Screening (NHS) section, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified as management service, supervisory and is not represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position carries out the objectives and goals of the WIC Program and, to a more general extent, the goals and objectives of the agency. This position directs a major program by developing and implementing policies and procedures and program priorities of the WIC Program and by determining the most effective utilization of resources in order to reach goals and objectives for providing services to the WIC target population. This position is responsible for very complex operations in terms of local program services, certification and eligibility determination, nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion, and integration and outreach. The position assures the implementation, accuracy and integrity of the federally required biennial compliance reviews of all contracted health agencies and coordinates these reviews with the Public Health Division triennial review process. This position participates in the program's Caseload Compliance Review regular monitoring process, including development and implementation of intervention strategies to assure the federal performance measure is met. This position has direct supervisory authority over the Nutrition and Local Services Team including health professionals such as registered dietitian/nutritionists and health educators. This position is a member of the state WIC Office management and leadership teams. As designated by the NHS Section Manager, this position represents the WIC program at various public health and nutrition partnership meetings and fosters collaboration among partners in support of the mission and goals of the program. This position is designated as the Oregon State WIC Nutrition Coordinator as required by USDA. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: February 28, 2017

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

Medical Technologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS! The Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Medical Technologist. The Health Department's highly complex clinical (CLIA) laboratory supports the department's Medical, School-based and Corrections clinics, and Communicable Disease/Environmental Health Programs. The Medical Technologist (MT) is a full time professional position. The MT independently performs complex, moderate and waived laboratory testing on human specimens used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities are primarily in the areas of Hematology, Parasitology and Microbiology. The position requires the candidate be comfortable with testing pathogenic agents in the event of natural or man-made disaster. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Dental Assistant - EFDA
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The current vacancies are for a 1.0 Full Time Equivalent position at Southeast County Dental Clinic, Monday through Thursday 10 hour shifts, and a .75 FTE position at the Billi Odegaard Dental Clinic, 3 days a week, 7:30 am – 6:30 pm. This list may be used to fill future vacancies at other locations. Integrated Clinical Services provides quality health services for people who experience barriers to accessing care. The vision of Integrated Clinical Services is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optional health, reducing wait times and optimizing access. The Dental Program works with many community partners, targeting underserved populations in Multnomah County to ensure access to dental services including providing education, prevention and dental treatment. The EFDA Dental Assistant is responsible for a variety of duties to assist Dentists and Dental Hygienists in the delivery of dental care to patients.
Duties & Responsibilities: As an EFDA Dental Assistant you will:

  • Provide direct clinical assistance to dentists and dental hygienists; perform 4-handed dentistry, including passing instruments for operative and oral surgery procedures and mixing filling materials; use child restraints when required; assist in administering oral sedation.
  • Perform expanded duty functions, including child and adult rubber cup oral prophylaxis, mixing and applying pit and fissure sealant and polishing amalgam restorations; placing and removing matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations, removing temporary crowns and cleaning teeth in preparation for final cementation, performing preliminary fitting of crowns and any other functions permitted under OAR 818-042-0070.
  • Take digital radiographs
  • Take alginate impressions and pour models; telephone other laboratories for pick-ups; perform limited laboratory procedures.
  • Instruct patients and their families on oral hygiene and oral disease prevention.

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

 

Clinical Psychologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Department: Primary Care
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Primary care behavioral health is the care that results from a practice team of primary care and behavioral health providers, working together with patients and families, using a systematic and cost-effective approach to provide patient-centered care for a defined population. This care may address mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors (including their contribution to chronic medical illnesses), life stressors and crises, stress-related physical symptoms and ineffective patterns of health care utilization (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013). 
Duties & Responsibilities: As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider you will:

  • Provide evidence-based behavioral health services to a population of primary care patients
  • Function as a clinical member of the primary care home team
  • Act as the primary care team's behavioral health expert and provide effective professional consultation
  • Improve population health outcomes by ensuring patients of all ages have access to behavioral health expertise as a usual part of primary care
  • Provide biopsychosocial assessment and evidence-based cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients of all ages with mental health concerns and health compromising behaviors
  • Identify the need for and support patient referrals and care management needs

As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider, additionally you may support:

  • Program development and program evaluation studies Grant conceptualization and scholarly publications
  • Clinical consultation to other behavioral health team members
  • Clinical supervision for psychologist residents and interns
  • Lead provider grand rounds and other internal clinical trainings
  • On-going development of posters, patient education, and other marketing materials using current evidence

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


Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

The Oregon Public Health Division periodically offers volunteer internships in public health, education, policy, communications, and related areas.

If you are interested in volunteering or obtaining an internship at the Public Health Division:

  • E-mail Tracy Candela at: tracy.candela@state.or.us with a copy of your resume and letter of interest.
  • Specify the timeframe you are available. 
  • We will contact prospective volunteers or interns as opportunities become available.

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