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Epidemiologist 2 (Influenza Epidemiologist) - OHA, Portland

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Epidemiologic Studies: Responsible for coordination of influenza and other respiratory virus surveillance systems in the state of Oregon. Provide oversight of sentinel providers influenza surveillance, laboratory-based virologic surveillance, and surveillance for persons hospitalized with influenza in the Portland metropolitan area. Review death certificates for deaths related to influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Serve as the main point of contact to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for all influenza activities and facilitate weekly reporting of Oregon’s influenza activity to CDC.
  • Project Coordination: Plan and organize staff assignments as necessary for completion of influenza and other respiratory virus surveillance activities and related special epidemiologic studies. Oversee work of research assistants conducting vaccine effectiveness or other special studies as part of the influenza team. Oversee data collection, data entry and shipment of specimens. Train interviewers, chart reviewers, and support staff in project specific tasks as necessary, assuring quality control of the data collection and data entry. Establish timetables for completion of study components. Review, evaluate, and approve tasks completed by staff. Develop and implement procedures for quality control measures; assure that the highest standards of epidemiologic methods, data collection, analysis and reporting are maintained.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide consultation to other epidemiologists and health professionals within Department of Human Services, 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 influenza. Participate in outbreak investigations of communicable diseases. Respond to enquiries from clinicians, local health department staff, and general public about prevention and control of communicable diseases.
To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0734 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - November 26, 2014

 

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

Position Overview:

  • Direct all activities of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL). Establish policies and priorities, provide statewide leadership in science and laboratory practice and serve as part of the Center for Public Health Practice Leadership Team.
  • Major Duties Include:
  • Carry out the required director duties for a federally certified “high complexity” medical laboratory.
  • Oversee management of state resources.
  • Oversee personnel management and keep current with state rules and policies.
  • Participate in Center administration and policy development as part of leadership team.
  • Represent Division on task forces, committees, and panels at state, regional and national level.
  • Prepare and present legislative testimony and communicates with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Serve as the Responsible Official for the OSPHL under the federal Select Agent and Toxin Program.

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

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous


Program Analyst 2 - BCCP Policy Communications Coordinator - OHA, Portland

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This position collaborates with Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) staff to complete a central depository for contact information and develop training materials for participating providers. This position collaborates with BCCP Program staff to develop systems, activities and resources to effectively promote early detection of breast and cervical cancer among medically underserved women in Oregon.
  • The Program Analyst will support design and development of BCCP Program Manual. They will obtain, organize, and develop training procedure manuals print-based and web-based approaches.
  • This position will create training modules for onboarding new providers and technical assistance training for current providers. They will lead workgroup to create and implement a plan for the Contact List Project and develop communications regarding the new Contact List structure and collection of information for the contacts database.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0754 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - December 2, 2014

 

Research Analyst 3 (Prescription Drug Monitoring Research Analyst) - OHA, Portland

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan research studies. Work with staff, the PDMP Data Workgroup, and internal and external partners to increase the capacity for prescription drug injury and adverse outcomes surveillance. Develop research methodology and protocols for data collection including linkage of data from various databases. Write programs to use statistical procedures based on assumptions and hypotheses in research design.
  • Collect and validate data for analysis and quality assurance. Write computer report generator language and uses software packages to import, append, clean, and tabulate data from various database files including but not limited to the PDMP, Vital Statistics, Hospital Discharge Index, Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), All-Payer All-Claims (APAC), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Trauma data systems.
  • Generate reports and disseminate data to various stakeholder groups. Study and analyze data gathered; interpret data including the significance of trends. Write statistical and narrative summary reports, white papers and manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication, including summary tables and figures. Make recommendations for future studies for further research and analysis.
  • Explain and discuss research data with internal staff, other agencies, and news media. Prepare written responses to outside requests for research information. Prepare specialized information and provides technical expertise on requests. Prepare and delivers presentations to local, state and national agencies and stakeholder groups to report research findings, current statistics, and other information. Maintain grant project reporting for federal grants and develops continuation applications and new applications as needed.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0155A in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - December 12, 2014

 

Research Analyst 4 (HPCDP Evaluation Specialist) - OHA, Portland

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The HPCDP Evaluation Specialist provides high-level evaluation support to the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention section, with particular attention focused on program activities aimed at improving population-based nutrition. This research analyst will be the project lead for intervention evaluations and will provide guidance and consultation to other staff in research design, analysis techniques, concepts, methodologies and studies.
  • In addition, the person in this position will be responsible for the provision of technical assistance in evaluating health promotion and chronic disease prevention activities. They will analyze data, prepare written reports, summarize data for publication in OHA reports and in scientific journals, and represent OHA/Public Health Division to other state agencies, federal funding agencies, local health departments and community organizations.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0745 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - November 28, 2014

 

Cancer Prevention Coordinator - Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Cancer Prevention Project Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to complete the objectives of the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board’s contract with the National Native Network (NNN) and the Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program (NTCCP). This project provides education, training and technical assistance to the 43 federally recognized tribes in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. The Cancer Prevention Project Coordinator will collaborate with state, county, and other organizations on tobacco/cancer prevention related projects and will assist tribes in providing training and resources for cancer prevention activities. The complete position description can be found hereClick here to download the application for this employment opportunity.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - December 5, 2014

 

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

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

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

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

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - December 31, 2014

 

Principal Executive/Manager G (Crossroads Program Director) - OHA, Salem/Portland

This employment opportunity is with the Crossroads Program at the Oregon State Hospital, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent, full-time position that will be working at both Oregon State Hospital campuses, in Salem and in Portland. This position is responsible for managing 3 civil commitment units at the Salem campus and 3 civil commitment units at the Portland campus. The Portland campus is scheduled to close in 2015, with the 3 units moving to Salem. At that time this position will then be located full time in Salem. This position is Management Service and is not represented by a Union.

The Crossroads Program of Oregon State Hospital currently treats adults who have been civilly committed or voluntarily committed by guardian. Patients each have an individual treatment care plan and attend the treatment mall every weekday. The primary focus of treatment is to prepare patients to return to the community. Skill-building treatment groups are facilitated by nursing staff, social workers, psychologists, community reintegration specialists, and music, occupational and recreational therapists. Groups help patients learn how to manage their symptoms and medications, develop coping and recreational skills, budget and manage their money, and plan and prepare meals. Community integration is the focus of weekly group trips to community settings. Separate programs provide educational support or psychotherapy and help patients understand and deal with alcohol and other drug abuse and their effects on mental illness.

The person hired for this position must have a thorough understanding of specialized treatment needs for people with mental illness. The candidate for this position must also possess administrative and programming experience working in an inpatient psychiatric facility. The person hired for this position must command strong, proven leadership skills that effectively manage and support multiple units and clinical disciplines within 24/7 inpatient hospital care setting.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0308 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 22, 2014

Closing Date - November 30, 2014

 

Performance Improvement Manager - Oregon Primary Care Association

Are you looking for an organization where your efforts are appreciated and your accomplishments are celebrated? Do you have a passion to serve? Cutting edge non-profit health care membership organization seeks a Performance Improvement Manager who can bring their years of health care experience in a primary care setting to support us in achieving our mission and values. This position is responsible for coordinating, supporting, informing, and instructing quality improvement (in partnership with the Data Analytics Specialist and other TA team members). Because there are numerous quality improvement initiatives, techniques, and coaches in Oregon, a primary role of this position is to coordinate work already happening throughout state with respect to CHCs. Further, this person will match CHC needs to state/federal and private QI resources, arrange technical assistance trainings as needed, and provide on-site QI support. Areas of quality improvement focus will include all required FQHC clinical services (medical, oral, and behavioral health). The complete position description can be found here.

Posted November 22, 2014

 

General Office Assistant (Regular, On-call) - Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and general support on scheduled short-term assignments or when the NPAIHB needs administrative support with short notice due to employee absence. This position will work on an as needed basis during regular office hours. The tasks may include staff support tasks at conferences and training sessions held off-site.

When working at the front desk, the Office Assistant has primary responsibility to answer a multi-line telephone system, routing callers and visitors in a courteous and professional manner, and to provide clerical support for NPAIHB staff. The Office Assistant must ensure the smooth functioning of the reception area, serve as the first contact to the general public and be the first representative of the Board to all visitors. He or she must be courteous, personable, self-motivated, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in providing support for unspecified functions of the organization. The Office Assistant will maintain a professional relationship with all NPAIHB project staff while dealing with sensitive personnel and project information. Therefore, the Office Assistant will need to understand the importance and sensitivity of confidentially and maintain it at all times. The complete position description can be found hereClick here to download the application for this employment opportunity.

Posted November 17, 2014

Closing Date - November 26, 2014

 

General Office Assistant (Regular, part-time) - Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and general support on scheduled short-term assignments or when the NPAIHB needs administrative support with short notice due to employee absence. This position will work on an as needed basis during regular office hours. The tasks may include staff support tasks at conferences and training sessions held off-site.

When working at the front desk, the Office Assistant has primary responsibility to answer a multi-line telephone system, routing callers and visitors in a courteous and professional manner, and to provide clerical support for NPAIHB staff. The Office Assistant must ensure the smooth functioning of the reception area, serve as the first contact to the general public and be the first representative of the Board to all visitors. He or she must be courteous, personable, self-motivated, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in providing support for unspecified functions of the organization. The Office Assistant will maintain a professional relationship with all NPAIHB project staff while dealing with sensitive personnel and project information. Therefore, the Office Assistant will need to understand the importance and sensitivity of confidentially and maintain it at all times. The complete position description can be found hereClick here to download the application for this employment opportunity.

Posted November 17, 2014

Closing Date - November 26, 2014

 

General Office Assistant (Temporary, On-call) - - Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and general support on scheduled short-term assignments or when the NPAIHB needs administrative support with short notice due to employee absence. This position will work on an as needed basis during regular office hours. The tasks may include staff support tasks at conferences and training sessions held off-site.

When working at the front desk, the Office Assistant has primary responsibility to answer a multi-line telephone system, routing callers and visitors in a courteous and professional manner, and to provide clerical support for NPAIHB staff. The Office Assistant must ensure the smooth functioning of the reception area, serve as the first contact to the general public and be the first representative of the Board to all visitors. He or she must be courteous, personable, self-motivated, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in providing support for unspecified functions of the organization. The Office Assistant will maintain a professional relationship with all NPAIHB project staff while dealing with sensitive personnel and project information. Therefore, the Office Assistant will need to understand the importance and sensitivity of confidentially and maintain it at all times. The complete position description can be found here. Click here to download the application for this employment opportunity.

Posted November 17, 2014

Closing Date - November 26, 2014

 

Community Health Worker - Polk County

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.

  • Provides culturally appropriate and department approved health care education and counseling to identified populations on specific health related topics such as nutrition, communicable disease, well baby care, and family planning.
  • Conduct outreach to specific communities. Identifies high-risk populations in need of service via community outreach and assessment.
  • Independently assess strengths and needs of individuals, families and communities, and performs various screening assessments as appropriate and interprets within specified guidelines.
  • Participates in the Home Visiting programs that assist at risk mothers, infants and children. Makes home visits to high-risk infants and their families. Work with nursing staff to provide services in support of case management goals including interviewing clients, providing information, education and referral, assisting with authorizations for allied health services and performing basic health screening tests.
  • Acts as a client advocate. Locates appropriate health and community resources to serve client needs. Provides and/or refers clients to appropriate resources and high-risk providers. When appropriate, serves as client advocate with third party payors and or the medical community.
  • Assists in health care educational programs and community projects for identified health populations. Such programs may include, Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Communicable Disease, Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health, and overall Health Promotion.
  • Collaborates with community health providers, partners and agencies to provide more effective health care delivery to community members. 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 the community.
  • May act as interpreter between clients and health care system.
  • Performs related duties as required.

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

Posted November 17, 2014

Closing Date - December 1, 2014

 

Research Analyst 4 (HPCDP Evaluation Specialist) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time, limited duration Research Analyst 4 (HPCDP Evaluation Specialist) located in Portland. The duration of the assignment will last 24 months and based on continued funding.

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Evaluation Specialist provides high-level evaluation support to the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention section, with particular attention focused on program activities aimed at improving population-based nutrition. This research analyst will be the project lead for intervention evaluations and will provide guidance and consultation to other staff in research design, analysis techniques, concepts, methodologies and studies. In addition, the person in this position will be responsible for the provision of technical assistance in evaluating health promotion and chronic disease prevention activities. They will analyze data, prepare written reports, summarize data for publication in OHA reports and in scientific journals, and represent OHA/Public Health Division to other state agencies, federal funding agencies, local health departments and community organizations.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0745 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 17, 2014

Closing Date - November 28, 2014

 

Health Educator and Engagement Coordinator - Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis

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

Posted November 10, 2014

 

Health Studies Full-time Faculty Position - Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus

This is a full time (1.0 FTE) probationary faculty position commencing September 2015. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments. Initial assignment will be at the Sylvania Campus. More information is available at: http://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/faculty-information.html

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Instruct students in Health, using approved course outcome guides developed by college-wide subject area Faculty; assess student performance in these courses. 
  • Attend and participate in college-wide, campus/center division, department, and program meetings and activities. 
  • Serve on Subject Area Curriculum Committees and/or such other College committees as may be assigned. 
  • Assist in the recruitment of students. 
  • Provide registration, advising, and guidance assistance to students.
  • Provide professional assistance to staff and students. 
  • Provide information and assistance on College operations as may be requested. 
  • Compile and/or research data as may be assigned. 
  • Provide services to students in a manner which does not discriminate as to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual preference or marital status. 
  • Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities. 
  • Maintain College safety standards in their work areas; ensure that students are trained in good safety practices; and make reasonable efforts to ensure that students follow good safety practices. 
  • Comply with published College Policies and Procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as provided in Faculty Agreement.

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

Posted November 10, 2014

 

Director of Nursing Practice - Nursing Director, Multnomah County

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

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

Posted November 7, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

WEAVE NW Evaluation Project Specialist - Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Wellness for Every American Indian to Achieve & View Health Equity (WEAVE) project is a new, 5-year initiative to promote effective and culturally adapted policies, systems, and environmental improvements towards the prevention of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors such as physical inactivity and unhealthy diet among American Indian Tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Under the supervision of the NW TEC Director, the WEAVE NW Evaluation Project Specialist is responsible for evaluating the program, designing data collection tools, collecting and managing data, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, producing reports, and providing technical assistance to tribes. This position requires consistent and respectful communication and collaboration with project and community partners in alignment with its community-based and culturally sensitive components. The Project Specialist provides technical, analytical and specialized support to the NW TEC Director to support the overall project goals and objectives. The complete position description can be found here. Click here to download the application.

Posted November 7, 2014

Closing Date - November 28, 2014

 

THRIVE Project Assistant - Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) oversees the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, where the THRIVE project is housed. The Project Assistant will provide a broad range of support services for the THRIVE project.

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board serves the 43 federally recognized tribes in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. This project will carry out suicide prevention activities required by the Garrett Lee Smith grant and the NW Adolescent Health Tribal Action Plan. Among other tasks, this will include providing training and technical assistance to the NW Tribes and the grant’s clinic and university partners. The project assistant will work closely with the project director and project manager, and will collaborate with states, Tribes, and other organizations on project related activities.

The Project Assistant will also support Project Red Talon (PRT) in its development and dissemination of teen-friendly multimedia health resources via www.wernative.org (which includes a website, text messaging service, videos, and social networking channels). The complete position description can be found hereClick here to download the application.

Posted November 7, 2014

Closing Date - November 21, 2014

 

Epidemiologist 2 (Influenza Epidemiologist) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Epidemiologist 2 (Influenza Epidemiologist) located in Portland.

  • Epidemiologic Studies: Responsible for coordination of influenza and other respiratory virus surveillance systems in the state of Oregon. Provide oversight of sentinel providers influenza surveillance, laboratory-based virologic surveillance, and surveillance for persons hospitalized with influenza in the Portland metropolitan area. Review death certificates for deaths related to influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Serve as the main point of contact to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for all influenza activities and facilitate weekly reporting of Oregon’s influenza activity to CDC.
  • Project Coordination: Plan and organize staff assignments as necessary for completion of influenza and other respiratory virus surveillance activities and related special epidemiologic studies. Oversee work of research assistants conducting vaccine effectiveness or other special studies as part of the influenza team. Oversee data collection, data entry and shipment of specimens. Train interviewers, chart reviewers, and support staff in project specific tasks as necessary, assuring quality control of the data collection and data entry. Establish timetables for completion of study components. Review, evaluate, and approve tasks completed by staff. Develop and implement procedures for quality control measures; assure that the highest standards of epidemiologic methods, data collection, analysis, and reporting are maintained.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide consultation to other epidemiologists and health professionals within Department of Human Services, 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 influenza. Participate in outbreak investigations of communicable diseases. Respond to enquiries from clinicians, local health department staff, and general public about prevention and control of communicable diseases.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0734 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted November 7, 2014

Closing Date - November 26, 2014 

 

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

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

Major duties include:

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

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

Posted October 27, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Deputy Medical Director, Corrections Health - Multnomah County

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

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

Posted October 19, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

NFP Nurse II or III - Umatilla County

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

Posted September 29, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous
*First review of applications on November 3, 2014.

 

Research Coordinator - Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington

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

Posted September 16, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Northwest Human Services, Marion & Polk Counties

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

 

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

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager G (Oregon State Public Health Laboratory Director) located in Hillsboro. Here's an opportunity to join a team committed to providing excellent services and to follow your interests in a large, diverse organization. Benefits include a competitive salary, health insurance, paid holidays, leave accrual and personal leave, membership in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and opportunities to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plans. Direct all activities of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL). Establish policies and priorities, provide statewide leadership in science and laboratory practice and serve as part of the Center for Public Health Practice Leadership Team.

Major Duties Include:

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

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

Updated November 6, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

Updated November 6, 2014

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

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

Surveys and Investigations: 

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

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

Updated November 14, 2014

Closing Date - November 21, 2014

 

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

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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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