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

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

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

 

Program Support Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Office of the State Public Health Director
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Program Support Manager) JOB CODE: OHA16-0576. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD)/Office of the State Public Health Director 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 management service and is not represented by a union
Duties & Responsibilities: This position provides high-level consultation and technical guidance on a broad range of program operational and administrative systems for a variety of public health programs/issues within the Public Health Division (PHD). Using a broad perspective, this position advises PHD Executive Leadership, Section/Program Managers and administrative staff in the development and management of program level budgets; provides oversight of statements of work and business components of contracts and agreements; monitors human resources administration, position management and facilities planning, and assures all programs comply with State and Federal laws and policies in these areas. This position provides high-level analysis to PHD Executive Leadership and Program Managers on the short and long term implications of the administrative, policy and programmatic management decisions. This position provides direction on the most effective utilization of human, fiscal and equipment resources so that PHD program outcomes and program impact are achieved and meet the goals and objectives mandated by law and the priorities established by the Legislature, the Governor, the Oregon Health Authority and federal and other funding agencies. This position represents and advocates for the division with other state and local agencies, federal granting agencies, other programs and divisions within the Oregon Health Authority and with other community partners and contractors. This position oversees and has responsibility for the coordination of the enterprise operations and services of the division. The position has delegated authority to make budget and spending decisions, and works with a high degree of independence, this position provides operational and fiscal expertise to a variety of program areas with varying complexity and differing requirements in an Office of 38 employees, with a biennial budget exceeding $27 million.  
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 6, 2016

 

HAI Reporting Epidemiologist
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THE OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Epidemiologist 2 (HAI Reporting Epidemiologist) JOB CODE: OHA16-0517. 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 Public Health Practice/Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) 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 represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinate mandatory HAI reporting from Oregon healthcare facilities through the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). Create annual reports and innovate methods, such as web-based systems, to ensure easy methods for access to current reportable HAI information by stakeholders and public. These publicly available reports provide in-depth analysis on all currently reportable HAIs, including summary and individual facility data. Responsible for study design and ongoing evaluation of HAI trends in Oregon, including assessment of burden of disease and risk factors for HAIs. Independently plans and conduct special studies evaluating quality of care and impact of interventions designed to prevent and control HAIs. Identify and organize resources for development of new studies. Lead development, implementation and maintenance of Oregon's mandatory HAI reporting program through the NHSN; provide data from NHSN surveillance system to public and private agencies in Oregon with HAI prevention goals and objectives; collaborate with Oregon Patient Safety Commission to provide necessary data and analytic support to prevention collaboratives overseen by the Commission; work with other ACDP HAI staff to ensure that reported data are accurate. Provide consultation to other epidemiologists and health professionals within the Oregon Health Authority, the Public Health Division, other agencies and health care professionals regarding the planning, conduct, and analysis of disease occurrence, outbreak investigations, special studies, and communicable disease issues with respect to HAIs. Provide technical assistance on NHSN definitions and reporting methodology to all Oregon healthcare facilities required to report using NHSN. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 7, 2016

 

Meaningful Use Program Manager
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: 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 Health Policy and Analytics (HPA) Office of Health Information Technology, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Salem (500 Summer Street NE). This position is classified as management service, supervisory and is not represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position ensures effective and compliant program operations of the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (MEHRIP) and the related federal funding and reporting required for the Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT). This position is responsible for program development and compliance with state and federal requirements, ensuring incentive payments are dispersed appropriately to eligible hospitals and providers, developing and managing program budgets, compiling and submitting required reporting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), overseeing the staff team, actively engaging and directing outreach and educational efforts for the program, and ensuring a high quality, accurate review and approval process for timely incentive payments to hospitals and providers attesting to the program. In addition to overseeing the management of the MEHRIP program operations and compliance, this position is responsible for submitting financial support requests and reports (narrative and statistical) to CMS that support the Office of HIT activities, as well as monitoring the program budget and program-related contracts. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 7, 2016

 

Case Processor
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: 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 Health Protection (CHP), Oregon Medical Marijuana Protection (OMMP) program which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, LIMITED DURATION position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This limited duration position is currently scheduled through June 30, 2017. Employment beyond June 30, 2017, will be dependent upon available funding and the needs of the program at that time.
Duties & Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to represent the multiple public organizations working in conjunction with the OMMP, and to monitor the registry operations using Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, and OHA and OMMP policies and procedures, to assure compliance with the law. This position reports directly to the OMMP Support Service Supervisor or the Section Manager. This position is knowledgeable of and promotes the goals of the OMMP. Duties include:

  • Receiving and processing new and renewal applications for program services ¿ Reviewing material submitted
  • Assuring applicants have submitted complete, accurate information in accordance with state statutes, rules and policies
  • Verifying applicant signature and evaluating requests for compliance with program requirements including application fee
  • Reviewing attending physician documentation and medical chart notes to verify that a qualifying condition exists
  • Determining initial application approval or termination based on the completeness of the application materials
  • Creating database application packets by entering in all information on the application into the database and assuring "original" application documents are filed in client file and starts final phase of determination process
  • Processing extension requests prior to the registry identification cards expiration date 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 5, 2016

 

Correctional LPN
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Polk County
Department: Public Health
Location: Dallas, OR
Position Description: Performs a variety of nursing duties and medical services directly related to patient care of inmates in the custody of the Polk County Jail.
Duties & Responsibilities: Performs professional nursing duties under medical policies and procedures and specific standing orders approved by the jail physician and the Public Health Manager.

  • Reviews intake screening, performs physical assessments, evaluates inmates who have specified medical problems, places and reads TB tests, and answers requests for medical concerns from inmates. Obtains and records past inmate medical histories.
  • Provides nursing care to inmates with drug and alcohol addictions, assists in emergency cases and trauma. Orders prescriptions and stock medications, administers medication to inmates in accordance with orders of physicians. Provides appropriate information regarding inmate medicine dosage and schedule to corrections staff. Secures medications in accordance with pharmacy board regulations.
  • Initiates appropriate medical interventions according to policy and procedure guidelines and nursing protocol.
  • 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.
  • Maintains inmate medical records and files. Maintains accurate, legible, and complete records of patient care including chart documentation using SOAP format for all inmate request for medical attentions. Writes nursing care plans and interdisciplinary treatment plans, completes other entries to support sufficient and accurate nursing histories.
  • Monitors and evaluates medical equipment and supplies to ensure that appropriate supplies are available in sufficient quantities, that accurate accounting and secure storage or supplies, including narcotic, needle and syringe counts are maintained.
  • Collaborates with community health providers, partners and agencies to provide more effective health care delivery to inmates both during and after incarceration. Explores, develops, and utilizes community resources. Promotes community health awareness. Maintains current knowledge of resources within the health care delivery system and the social service system available to inmates.
  • Consults with registered nurses and other health team members and seeks guidance when needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

 

PCPCH Practice Coach
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Health Policy and Analytics
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Program Analyst 3 (PCPCH Practice Coach) JOB CODE: OHA16-0590. 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 Health Policy and Analytics (HPA), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (421 SW Oak Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position serves as a key team member to Oregon's primary care transformation efforts and other quality improvement activities by providing consultation, technical assistance, and evaluation services to the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) program, its partner clinics, and Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) through site visits and other technical assistance activities. This position will verify the standards and measures attested to by primary care clinics for the PCPCH program as well as provide practice facilitation and coaching to help clinics and CCOs meet their transformation and quality improvement goals. This position will provide ongoing technical assistance to enhance clinics' abilities to develop and implement quality improvement strategies through collaboration with clinic leadership. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting site visits to evaluate whether clinics are meeting the PCPCH standards and develop recommendations for practice improvement.
  • Conducting interviews with consumers, providers, administrators and others as part of site visit data collection and validation process.
  • Compiling assessment information and creating work or project plans.
  • Preparing formal written reports for the agency and clinic.
  • Presenting findings in person to key provider personnel and subsequently receive agency response to findings.
  • Training clinic leadership teams as needed on PCPCH concepts.
  • Providing practice facilitation and coaching as needed to clinics and CCOs to help improve their capacity and skill in implementing quality improvement activities and other practice transformation concepts.
  • Analyzing data, evaluating findings and recommending policy and operational changes for individual clinics, CCOs, and the PCPCH program. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 30, 2016

 

PCPCH Site Visitor
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Health Policy and Analytics
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Compliance Specialist 3 (PCPCH Site Visitor) JOB CODE: OHA16-0593. 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 Health Policy and Analytic, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (421 SW Oak Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Patient Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) is a model of primary care that has received attention in Oregon and across the country for its potential to advance the "triple aim" goals of better health, better care and lower costs. Oregon's Action Plan for Health called for OHA to create access to a PCPCH for 75% of Oregonians by 2015. To meet this objective, the PCPCH Program developed standards and corresponding measures to recognize PCPCHs in Oregon. As member of a site visit team, the PCPCH Site Visitor provides consultation, technical assistance and evaluation services for Oregon's program to verify that recognized PCPCH's are meeting program requirements as required by statute, administrative rules and interpretive guidelines. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 30, 2016

 

Virology/Immunology Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Principal Executive/Manager F (Virology/Immunology Manager) JOB CODE: OHA16-0525. 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 Public Health Practice (CPHP), Public Health Laboratory which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is classified as management and is not represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position provides administrative and managerial oversight of analytical and specialized testing for infectious diseases and agents of public health interest in the Virology/Immunology section of the Public Health Laboratory. This position provides scientific and technical expertise and management to ensure that the laboratory is in compliance and has overall responsibility for the planning, coordination, evaluation, and supervision of all technical and/or operational activities and staff members in the laboratory. This position assures work conforms to standard procedures and related federal and state laws; integrates and coordinates laboratory activities with other departments, bureaus, and clients; develops, recommends, and maintains budget; authorizes expenditures and writes specifications for instrumentation. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 4, 2016

 

Public Health Department
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: The Public Health Director is responsible for administering public health services provided by the County. Work is performed under the general direction of the Commissioner liaison. The director is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and supervises the employees of the Division. The director serves on and participates as a member of the Public Health and Human Services Management Team.
Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Supervises subordinate employees including assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance, taking necessary disciplinary action and making hiring and termination decisions.
  • Develops, implements, evaluates and revises program policies, procedures, work methods and action plans.
  • Coordinates preparation of annual county health plan and integrates plan with other agencies and groups to meet current public health needs of the community.
  • Coordinates with the Board of Health and County Commissioner liaison to establish short and long term department goals.
  • Provide information concerning activities of the Division and submit an annual budget for approval to the Board of County Commissioners. Monitors and approves expenditures to remain with in budgetary constraints.
  • Act as the agent of the Oregon State Health Division in enforcing state public health laws and administrative rules.
  • Prepare various statistical, financial and special reports.
  • Provide leadership with the local jurisdiction and overall health planning and development including assessing public health service needs in the county.
  • Direct operational analysis, program evaluation, standards development, research/planning programs of the Division and management of information systems.
  • Represent the county health division in negotiating and coordination of public health services with the community, State and Federal government, and Conference of Local Health Officials.
  • Leads the Public Health Division management team in planning for program development and implementation, staffing and budgetary concerns.
  • Insure performance of quality assurance activities, evaluate functioning of individual programs in relation to goals, objectives and existing laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for training, in-service and orientation of all personnel to maintain state of the art health care.
  • Assure that all necessary client and operational records are kept in compliance with State guidelines and Federal regulations.
  • Maintains adequate supplies of equipment to insure continuity of programs.
  • Maintains liaison with State and county Officials, medical community, resource organizations and community leaders to obtain support for and an understanding of public health programs to develop mutually beneficial programs.
  • Provide education to the community on public health issues.
  • By Oregon law possess the powers of constable or other peace officers in all matters pertaining to public health.
  • Responsible for 24 hour on-call coverage of communicable disease/emergency Public Health crisis. Maintains advanced knowledge of emergency preparedness in order to respond during emergency situations.
  • Participate in occasional after hours or weekend events as needed to include health fairs, community clinics, and public health emergencies.
  • Appoints, with the approval of the Board of County Commissioners, the medical officer 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: November 1, 2016

 

Community Health Nurse 2-Maternal and Child Health
Job Type: RN
Agency: Lane County Public Health
Department: Maternal and Child Health
Location: Eugene, OR, Lane County
Position Description: The Maternal and Child Health program is recruiting for two (2) Community Health Nurse 2 positions to serve as home visiting nurses seeing pregnant women and children located throughout the county.

  1. One (1) position will work in the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program. This program delivers education and support for low income, at risk, first-time mothers who meet the qualifications for enrollment in the NFP program. The successful candidate must be able to work autonomously. Experience in maternal-child health, home health, and/or mental health services preferred. 
  2. One (1) position will work primarily in the CaCoon program. This program provides case management, education, and support for families raising children and youth with special health care needs and complex disabilities for children ages birth to 21. The successful candidate must be able to work autonomously. Experience in working with children with special health care needs, case management, home health, and/or mental health services preferred. One of the essential functions of this position is to travel within Lane County (occasionally outside Lane County) to complete scheduled home visit appointments in a timely manner.

The Lane County Public Health Maternal & Child Health programs function to ensure that mothers and babies are healthy in Lane County. The MCH program provides education and support for women with social or health concerns during pregnancy and after the birth of their child.
Duties & Responsibilities:To provide a variety of professional population-focused community and public health nursing services in health promotion, prevention and disease control programs; and to perform related duties as assigned.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: August 29, 2016

 

Surveillance and Evaluation Manager (PEMD)
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Public Health Division
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (HPCDP) of the Oregon Public Health Division is seeking a Surveillance, Evaluation and Cancer Registry manager. Our mission is to serve all people in Oregon by advancing policies, environments and systems that promote health, and prevent and manage chronic diseases. HPCDP promotes a culturally competent and diverse work environment. This position engages with public health leaders and community members to assure the availability of quality information. You will oversee information to drive policies, systems and environmental changes that decrease unhealthy behaviors such as tobacco and alcohol use, and increase healthy behaviors such as physical activity and access to healthy foods. In this role, you will join a large team of dedicated professionals engaging with Oregon's greatest health challenges within Oregon¿s public health system. The surveillance, evaluation and cancer registry manager supervises a diverse workforce of 15 talented employees. This position has the opportunity to work with an exciting mix of data communication, engagement with researchers and decision-makers, continuous quality improvement, and evaluation. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to develop and implement policies, procedures and program priorities and provide strategic leadership, direction and management for the surveillance and evaluation team in the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section consistent with the mission and policies of OHA and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other funding agencies.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: August 31, 2016

 

Family Intervention Specialist 
Agency: Youth Villages
Location: Portland, OR.
Position Description: **Now offering $1,000 sign-on payment! Ask us for details** Company Overview Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization. Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families. The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
  • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families 3 supervision meetings a week
  • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
  • Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
  • Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
  • Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 30, 2016

 

Executive Director
Agency: Upstream Public Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Upstream Public Health is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization into the next level of community impact.
Upstream is a statewide, multi-issue public health policy organization with a high level staff committed to improving the health of Oregonians. Upstream has nine staff (7.2 FTE) and does research and advocacy on issues related to school food, tobacco prevention, dental health and other areas of public health policy. The organization and staff have developed a national reputation for innovation in public health policy and research. Our primary goals are to promote health equity and to ensure that all Oregonians have an equal chance at a long, healthy, and productive life. The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading the organization to fulfill its mission. The ED oversees staff, develops and manages the annual budget, raises funds for all program activities, and ensures strong fiscal and administrative systems are in place. The ED both supports and reports to the board of directors.
The ideal candidate is a dynamic public health leader with a track record of leadership, fundraising, and policy advocacy, research and analysis.
Duties & Responsibilities: Key duties of the Executive Director Include:

Personnel Management

  • Sets staffing structure; divides responsibilities between self, deputy director, development director, etc.
  • Supervises and directs key staff in the performance of their duties and performs their annual performance reviews (deputy director, development director, office manager)
  • Provides guidance and leadership to all staff
  • Makes decisions on hiring and termination of staff
  • Planning and Board Relations
  • Develops and recommends to the board short and long range plans for organizational priorities and program activities
  • Keeps board members informed about organizational activities, opportunities and finances

Finance

  • Develops and presents an annual budget to the board of directors
  • Directs all financial operations of the organization
  • Ensures strong fiscal and administrative controls are in place

Community Relations

  • Serves as the public face of the organization
  • Communicates closely with funders, community partners and contractors on key program activities
  • Serves on important committees, task forces, etc. to further the organization’s mission

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled; application review will begin September 1st, 2016.

 

Virology/Immunology Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Public Health Laboratory
Location: Hillboro, OR
Position Description: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY invites applications for the position of: Principal Executive/Manager F (Virology/Immunology Manager) JOB CODE: OHA16-0525. 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 Public Health Practice (CPHP), Public Health Laboratory which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is classified as management and is not represented by a union. The Pacific Northwest boasts year-round family outdoor activities. Located in Oregon¿s Willamette Valley, Salem is just a short-distance from winter skiing, summer beach-combing, lush, green mountains, spectacular camping, world-renowned vineyards and a multitude of cultural explorations. Salem is also just 45 miles south of Portland.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position provides administrative and managerial oversight of analytical and specialized testing for infectious diseases and agents of public health interest in the Virology/Immunology section of the Public Health Laboratory. This position provides scientific and technical expertise and management to ensure that the laboratory is in compliance and has overall responsibility for the planning, coordination, evaluation, and supervision of all technical and/or operational activities and staff members in the laboratory. This position assures work conforms to standard procedures and related federal and state laws; integrates and coordinates laboratory activities with other departments, bureaus, and clients; develops, recommends, and maintains budget; authorizes expenditures and writes specifications for instrumentation. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: September 4, 2016

 

Community Engagement Intern
Job Type: Working on population level primary prevention of child abuse
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect/90by30 Child Abuse Prevention Initiative
Location: Lane County, Oregon (all over the county) based in Eugene
Position Description: Work with our regional leadership teams (7 of them) out in the field as they work collaboratively to use a public health approach to implement primary prevention strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Duties & Responsibilities: The teams work to increase knowledge and skills, work with neighborhoods, schools and community organizations to implement specific strategies. The intern will work with staff either with some of the rural teams or with the Eugene or Springfield based teams. Work includes attending team meetings, asset mapping, community survey work, data collection and management, prevention planning and community events. The intern will work with staff coordinators.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 90by30.com
Closing Date: December 31, 2016

 

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

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

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

 

Surveillance, Evaluation and Cancer Registry Manager
Job Type: Surveillance and Evaluation Manager
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Public Health - Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (HPCDP) of the Oregon Public Health Division is seeking a Surveillance, Evaluation and Cancer Registry Manager. Our mission is to serve all people in Oregon by advancing policies, environments and systems that promote health, and prevent and manage chronic diseases. HPCDP promotes a culturally competent and diverse work environment. This position engages with public health leaders and community members to assure the availability of quality information. You will oversee information to drive policies, systems and environmental changes that decrease unhealthy behaviors such as tobacco and alcohol use, and increase healthy behaviors such as physical activity and access to healthy foods. In this role, you will join a large team of dedicated professionals engaging with Oregon's greatest health challenges within Oregon's public health system. The Surveillance, Evaluation and Cancer Registry Manager supervises a diverse workforce of 15 talented employees. This position has the opportunity to work with an exciting mix of data communication, engagement with researchers and decision-makers, continuous quality improvement, and evaluation. The Portland State Office Building is located in the Lloyd District of Portland, Oregon, just minutes from downtown. Our worksite has easy access to multiple MAX train lines, walkable streets, bike paths, and a farmers¿ market. The office building has a full gym onsite and an active worksite wellness group. Oregon state government offers its employees a generous benefit package. Please consider joining our team.
Duties & Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to develop and implement policies, procedures and program priorities and provide strategic leadership, direction and management for the surveillance and evaluation team in the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section consistent with the mission and policies of OHA and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other funding agencies.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: August 31, 2016

 

Licensed Practical Nurse- (LPN) Bilingual Spanish Speaking--East County
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Gresham, OR
Position Description: Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a 1.0 FTE Licensed Practical Nurse-Bilingual Spanish to work in our Integrated Clinical Services Health Centers. We currently have an opening at the following Health Center: East County Health Center (Bilingual Spanish position) located at 600 NE 8th St, #300, Gresham, OR 97030. The Health Department values cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement; utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified
Duties & Responsibilities: What is the Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse? The Panel Manager tracks the health of the population of patients assigned to a provider panel. This includes proactively tracking prevention activities, screening and chronic disease monitoring and providing patient education. The LPN provides scrubbing for upcoming provider appointments and participates in huddles. Manages team communication including answering team phone, addressing messages and in-basket as well as patient communication and follow-up. Submits refill requests and prior authorizations to providers in a timely manner. Performs general provider support duties as needed to support clinic flow including rooming patients, ordering labs as directed, giving immunizations, and medications as needed. Assists with assessment of walk-ins as necessary.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Continuous

 

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

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

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

 

Public Health Nurse - School Based Health Center
Agency: Umatilla County Health Department (UCo Health)
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Umatilla County has two School Based Health Center clinics in Pendleton. This role works as an active team member of the SBHC and UCo Health teams. Working to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents and students through direct primary care services and health education classes.
Duties & Responsibilities: Working with the SBHC multidisciplinary team providing nursing assessment, intervention, immunizations, lab testing/screening, health education, and referrals. Plan implement, delegate, and provide follow-up for various health needs of students. Assist with development, implementation, and evaluation of health education classes and activities. Provide education programs to school groups on prevention topics and public health issues.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Public Health Home Visit Nurse
Agency: Umatilla County Health Department (UCo Health)
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of home visiting services. Provide home visiting services in accordance with Nurse Family Partnership Program, Maternity Case Management (MCM) program, and other home visiting programs as assigned. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of UCo Health.
Duties & Responsibilities: Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program, MCM Program, and other home visit programs as indicated. Adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation. Carries a caseload of 25 clients. Promotes public awareness of all UCo Health home visit programs. Develops and maintains community relationships to support client referrals. Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment. Preforms home visiting in accordance with appropriate model and guidelines. Follows nursing process in implementing home visit models (including NPF) into nursing practice. Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families. Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes. Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their targeted goals. Formulates nursing diagnoses based on nursing assessment and client goals. Evaluates client progress toward stated goals and UCo Health outcomes.
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

 

Principal Executive/Manager I (Behavioral Health Policy Director)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Health Policy and Analytics
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: 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 Office of Health Policy and Analytics, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority. The position reports to the Chief Medical Officer in Salem (500 Summer Street NE). This position is classified as executive service and is not represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Behavioral Health Policy Director resides in the Health Policy and Analytics division and is part of OHA's clinical leadership team. This position provides leadership, is a key member of the agency's management team and contributes to setting the agency's strategic direction. This position establishes and promotes professional, clinical, and ethical values and standards and promotes quality integrated care. In addition, this position stands side-by-side the OHA Director when highly visible, "critical incidents" occur. In these cases, the incumbent lends professional expertise, credibility and authority to unfortunate and very public situations which can be difficult to manage from a public relations and political point of view. Also, the Behavioral Health Policy Director, as part of his/her functions (in areas related to clinical risk management activities) should significantly contribute to the prevention of such incidents. The primary duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates behavioral health strategic policy direction, leading policy discussions with Oregon Health Policy Board.
  • Oversees United States Department of Justice agreement.
  • Coordinates with the Health Systems Division on implementation requirements and monitors metrics, ensuring progress.
  • Serves as Oregon's representative to National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).
  • Provides consultation regarding difficult and controversial cases and situations.
  • Provides consultation regarding special populations and specific programs (e.g. individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, criminal justice involved individuals, programs for individuals with traumatic brain injuries and individuals with developmental disabilities).
  • Serves as the agency liaison to the behavioral health professional and academic community.
  • Appoints, meets and chairs task forces and committees engaged in planning.
  • Works with leaders and staff in all divisions of OHA and DHS to ensure a coordinated and efficient approach to health care transformation.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with state and local mental health and addiction programs to support a consistent policy message.
  • Facilitates changes in legislation pertinent to the behavioral health system of care.
  • Serves as part of OHA's clinical leadership team to ensure integrated, coordinated, evidence-based decisions are managed consistently and aligned across the OHA.
  • Leads high level policy projects, serving as the executive sponsor to ensure projects are implemented consistent with OHA's policy goals. 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

Dental Hygienist
Job Type: On-Call
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Various, Multnomah County, OR
Position Description: This recruitment will be used to fill on-call positions in various locations throughout Multnomah County. Candidates must be licensed to practice dental hygiene in the State of Oregon, including local anesthesia. Successful candidates will have exceptional team work and customer service skills and have a desire to work collaboratively with the entire dental team. Prior experience in public health or a community based setting is preferred. Our clinics provide clinical services to adults and children in immigrant and other underserved populations.
Duties & Responsibilities: Clinical responsibilities include the ability to provide comprehensive clinical dental hygiene services , including prophylaxis, scaling, root planning, fluoride application, periodontal charting, treatment planning and therapy, dental radiographs, sealants, administer topical and local anesthesia; demonstrate oral hygiene methods and develop individual prevention plans for each patient; accurate charting and ability to maintain excellent asepsis and infection control. We will provide dental care to the underserved, low-income, under and uninsured and homeless populations mainly from the downtown area. We also serve some mentally ill and drug affected/recovery clients. Ideal applicants will have experience with these populations.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Continuous


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

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

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

 

Nurse Practitioner
Job Type: Contracted position - part time
Agency: Polk County
Department: Public Health
Location: Dallas, OR
Position Description: Provides expert in-depth nursing care in the defined area of clinical specialty. Works with individuals, families and groups as well as contributing to in-service and community education. Assures adherence to agency standards and policies, participating in reviewing and revising programs and policies related to the area of expertise represented.
Duties & Responsibilities: An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties. However, these examples do not include all the specific tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.

  • Analyze, evaluates and plans with families and the community to promote health and to prevent health concerns and problems.
  • Acts as provider or consultant to care in current Public Health clinics, which could include family planning, prenatal clinic, child health clinic, general health clinic, breast and cervical cancer screening clinic and STD Clinic.
  • Assess each client by collecting information through history taking, observation, physical examination and laboratory tests as needed.
  • Develop a plan for dealing directly with identified problems which fall within the scope of practice and refers the client to other resources for additional needs.
  • Implement plan of treatment according to current clinical protocols and through health teaching, health maintenance, anticipatory guidance, nutrition counseling, medication management and counseling.
  • Evaluate the results of assessment, planning and implementation and changes the plan accordingly.
  • Participate in program evaluation and record audits to determine quality and efficiency of the service.
  • Maintain a safe, orderly work environment and assures client privacy.
  • Maintain accurate current client records with respect to client's health status, plan of treatment and treatment given.
  • Act as community liaison for Public Health within the community.
  • Participate in educational programs relating to Public Health for community, clients, staff, with the approval of the Manager.
  • Maintain current knowledge of resources within the health care delivery system and the social service system that could be accessed by clients.
  • Order medication and treatment within the scope of the Standing Orders for clinical specialty and General Public Health Nursing, and scope of nursing license.
  • Provides preceptorship to advanced nurse clinicians.
  • Consults and advises nursing staff on STD and family planning clients.
  • Performs related duties as required.

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

 

Medical Assistant
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Location: Various, Multnomah County, OR
Position Description: This recruitment will be used to fill various regular and bilingual Medical Assistant positions throughout the Health Department (be sure to indicate which language(s) you are fluent in on the Supplemental Questions portion of the application). What is the Role of the Medical Assistant (MA)? MA's assist care providers to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and treatment at the clinics. They interact with patients both in person and by phone, to perform simple procedures/treatments and all duties in a manner which promotes team concepts and reflects the mission and values of the Multnomah County Health Department. The Health Department values cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement and utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified and competent work force; fiscal responsibility; optimally coordinated services and safely protecting patients and staff. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Medical Assistant (On-Call)
Job Type: On-Call
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Location: Various, Multnomah County, OR
Position Description: This recruitment will be used to fill On-Call Medical Assistant positions throughout the Health Department. What is the Role of the Medical Assistant (MA)? MA's assist care providers to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and treatment at the clinics. They interact with patients both in person and by phone, to perform simple procedures/treatments and all duties in a manner which promotes team concepts and reflects the mission and values of the Multnomah County Health Department. The Health Department values cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement and utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified and competent work force; fiscal responsibility; optimally coordinated services and safely protecting patients and staff. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Behavioral Health Consultant
Job Type: QMHP - Currently we are recruiting for two open positions at the BCHC clinic: (1) Regular Part Time .8 FTE and (1) Regular Full Time 1.0 FTE. 
Agency: Benton County Health Services
Department: Mental Health
Location: Lebanon, OR & Sweet Home, OR
Position Description: A significant change is underway in healthcare. Behavioral health services are becoming embedded in primary care. Such integration efforts do not always succeed. It takes an informed and well-resourced effort to successfully make the transition from traditional medical clinic to integrated healthcare home. The behavioral health clinician who works in primary care is called a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC). The BHC is a core member of the primary care team who participates in team meetings, case review, and team decision making. The BHC is available for immediate consultation with medical staff to assist in addressing the behavioral health needs of their patients. The BHC also works with the team to engage patients to make changes to their behavior which are critical to their general health (e.g., working with chronic diabetes clients who are overweight and need to adopt healthy diet and exercise habits.) Does this kind of work sound exciting to you? 
Duties & Responsibilities: Position Summary & Essential Functions: The Behavior Health Consultant is responsible for providing brief intervention and consultation in real time to patients in a primary care setting: Monitor mental health referrals to Linn and Benton County for patients with higher behavioral health needs Function as a group visit team health educator - specifically for patients with chronic pain, depression and anxiety Provide clinical support to the site case managers for prenatal high risk patients and psychosocial issues with chronic care patients Act as a consultant and resource to members of the care team on skillful and effective interventions with patients with chronic illnesses and mental health diagnoses Assist with staff training as needed Function as chronic care self-management support expert and trainer at clinic sites Meet minimum documentation requirements for all services rendered in a timely manner Ensure data collection as appropriate and required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling. At lease one year of work experience providing case management and treatment to individuals with mental illness and/or addictions. LCSW or LPC Valid Oregon Driver's License Background in crisis intervention counseling experience preferred Additional Information: Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
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

 

Wallace Medical Concern

When you join The Wallace Medical Concern, you join a dynamic and highly collaborative team of staff and volunteers who are committed to making a positive impact in people's lives. The WMC staff is our greatest asset in providing essential, high-quality health services to the greater Portland area. And as the community we support grows, our team grows with it. We offer an exceptional workplace the values individual contributions, cultural diversity, and ongoing learning. When you join our team, you will...

  • Bring good health to overlooked and underserved individuals and families in our community
  • Collaborate with dedicated staff and volunteers an open, cooperative and respectful environment

Click here to see what positions are currently available.

 

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.


Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

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

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

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

Click here for more information about volunteer internship opportunities around Oregon with OHA.

 

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