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Policy Analyst 4 (Legislative Coordinator) - OHA, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Director’s Office (DO) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Operations and Policy Analyst 4 (Legislative Coordinator) located in Portland.

Position Description:

  • This position manages intergovernmental and interagency relationships for the Public Health Division and serves as the primary point of contact within the division for state legislators, the Oregon congressional delegation and other elected officials. The Legislative Coordinator also facilitates high-level partnerships with the health care community and other key public health stakeholders in Oregon and nationally, to develop and implement state and federal public health policy initiatives. This position helps set strategies, priorities, provides policy input and leadership to high-level state and federal policy makers on health issues. This person speaks for the agency on various policy issues and works to facilitate consensus and reconcile policy and program conflicts that the Public Health Division might have with outside organizations. This position reports directly to the Director of Legislative and Government Affairs in the OHA Director’s Office.
  • The position serves as the primary liaison and point of contact with the state legislature and other government and elected officials on legislation, administrative rules, local ordinances and other key policy issues relevant to the Public Health Division. This position is a registered lobbyist for the agency’s Public Health Division (PHD). The primary focus of this position is on PHD programs, but may include other programs or initiatives as assigned. As a chief legislative liaison the position coordinates all legislative activities and legislative communications, provides technical assistance and expertise and works to resolve sensitive issues with legislators, staff, lobbyists, stakeholders, partners, and advocates. The position works long hours during legislative sessions.
  • The position represents the agency and communicates policy direction at executive level meetings, stakeholder meetings, and before the legislature. The position works closely with OHA’s legislative team and legislative staff for other agencies. The position may be required to testify before the legislature. The position responds to inquiries from legislators, including answering technical program and policy questions clearly and concisely; resolving conflicts between legislative policy and administrative rules; and ensuring constituent cases are resolved in a timely manner.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0240 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted April 15, 2014

Closing Date - April 22, 2014

 

Organizing Coordinator - Urban League of Portland

The Urban League of Portland is seeking an Organizing Coordinator to join a dynamic team of organizers working to increase the power, voice and leadership of Oregon’s African American/Black communities. The ideal candidate has a strong background in racial and social justice movement building, is results oriented, enjoys working as a team, and has at least three years of organizing experience. The Organizing Coordinator will supervise issue campaigns, field organizing, project associates/interns and lead volunteers.

The Urban League of Portland empowers African Americans and others to achieve social justice and racial equity in employment, education, health, economic security and quality of life. The Advocacy and Civic Engagement department advances the Urban League of Portland’s mission of economic empowerment and social justice through advocacy, outreach and community organizing, research, policy analysis, issue campaigns and publications.

The Organizing Coordinator will lead the Advocacy and Civic Engagement Department’s Organizing Program; responsible for its grassroots organizing and base-building, leadership development program, civic engagement and campaign management. S/he will work with the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy to align our organizing projects and campaigns with our statewide policy advocacy, informed by the Urban League’s State of Black Oregon. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 15, 2014

 

Field Organizer - Urban League of Portland

The Urban League of Portland is looking for a motivated, creative, and organized Field Organizer to develop and meet organizing goals towards building power, voice and leadership within the African American/Black community in Oregon to advance racial and social justice. The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented, self-starter able to work independently and collectively within a team.

The Field Organizer is responsible for organizing efforts around all of the Urban League ACE Department’s priority campaigns in coordination with the Organizing Team, with their focus in 2014-2015 on our Jobs and Economic Justice campaigns and our Basebuilding program. The position may involve travel in the city and throughout the state; and involves regular evening and weekend hours. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 15, 2014

 

Community Health Nurse (Immunization Coordinator) - Polk County Public Health

The Immunization Coordinator performs a variety of nursing duties in a generalized public health nursing program. Specific assignment areas include Immunizations and Family Planning. Serves as a resource to the general public and the medical community on immunization practices. Provides Family Planning Services. Participates in the Family Planning Clinic. Provides follow-up between clinics. Promotes family planning services with other clinics within the department and with other community agencies. Completes required reports and collects required specimens. Provides support to delegate agencies. Assists with annual survey of all schools to determine level of eligibility. Assists with planning and implementing annual flu vaccine campaign. Assists with the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program in cooperation with county, state and federal agencies. Coordinates and participates in PHEP exercises. Acts as support for the community liaison for Emergency Preparedness issues. Collaborates with community health providers, partners and agencies to provide more effective health care delivery to community members. Performs related duties as required. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 15, 2014


Policy Analyst 3 (Medicare/Medicaid Policy Analyst) - OHA/MAP, Salem

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Medical Assistance Programs (MAP) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Medicare/Medicaid Policy Analyst) located in Salem.

Position Description:

  • The position is in the Division of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP). The mission of DMAP is to plan and implement medical care programs assuring access to adequate care for eligible clients. DMAP administers the State Medicaid Program, the purpose of which is to provide care for nearly 600,000 Oregonians. The DMAP budget includes the Medicaid Demonstration portion of the Oregon Health Plan, a national demonstration program in managed health care, the Title XXI Children’s Health Insurance Program, a federal health insurance program for children up to the age of 19, and the Non-Oregon Health Plan, which covers populations that are not part of the OHP demonstration. 
  • The Medicare - Medicaid Policy Analyst serves as a key policy advisor senior management of the OHA and DHS, and provides expertise, analysis, and coordination in development, implementation, and monitoring of the integration of benefits for the 650,000 low income Oregonians who are on the Oregon Health Plan, and have Medicare coverage, as well as providing technical assistance to Medicaid and Medicare managed care contractors on the integrated administration of medical assistance programs to members in this population. The scope of work is intra-departmental, inter-departmental, and inter-governmental. This position engages in specific cross-agency coordination with DHS, OHPR, AMH, Public Health, Area Agencies on Aging, SHIBA, and with the federal government at CMS' Medicaid and Medicare regulatory bodies.
  • The coordination and integration of Medicare and Medicaid benefits, for individuals who are dually eligible, is a critical component of Oregon’s Healthcare System Transformation due to their vulnerability and high utilization of high cost services. The federal and state issues related to this reform work are largely undefined and this position requires a considerable amount of judgment to separate the substantive nature of the programs into their administrative, technical, policy, economic, and fiscal components.
  • This position develops regulatory policy, standards, and procedures to operationalize complex components of programs considering quality of service, access to services, program effectiveness, and cost. Working closely with stakeholders, legislative coordinators, business systems, financial and budget units, and policy staff in other agencies this position is accountable for program performance monitoring and oversight of federal and state regulatory compliance (including access to services and tracking of expenditures), proposed legislation, and implementation of passed legislation.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0247 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted April 15, 2014

Closing Date - April 29, 2014


Microbiologist 3 (Newborn Screening) - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Microbiologist 3 (Newborn Screening) located in Hillsboro.

Position Description: Perform duties in the detection of genetic errors in body chemistry in newborn babies, including: PKU, sickle cell disease, congenital hypothyroidism, biotinidase deficiency, galactosemia, maple syrup urine disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, urea cycle defects, fatty acid oxidation disorders, organic acidemias, and cystic fibrosis. The section (which operates the Northwest Regional Newborn Screening Program) is a regional screening laboratory providing testing and follow-up services for all infants born in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, the Marshall Islands, the Navajo Nation, birthing centers on Guam and Saipan, and one military facility in California. In Oregon, the Oregon Health Authority has the statutory responsibility of screening all infants born in the state. The purpose is to provide timely detection and follow-up of genetic disorders that may lead to mental and/or physical impairment or death. This is a lead position in the Newborn Screening Laboratory. This position oversees the daily testing processes in the laboratory; performs and/or verifies the performance of a variety of tests on dried blood specimens from newborn infants; develops and follows established laboratory policies and procedures to assure timely and appropriate identification of presumptive positive newborn screening samples to optimize the early diagnosis and treatment of children affected with genetic errors in body chemistry. This position is crucial to the fulfillment of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratories’ statutory responsibilities of performing testing on all infants born in the state of Oregon.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0254 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted April 15, 2014

Closing Date - May 6, 2014

 

Program Director - Center for Evidence-based Policy, OHSU

The Center for Evidence-based Policy is looking for a seasoned professional to serve as Pay for Prevention (P4P) Director. We seek a person with substantial knowledge and skills in cultivation and fundraising, demonstrated experience with public policy making including state processes, legislation and policy development, government relations, program development, strategic planning and management. The P4P Director must understand public financing processes and tools, and experience with the non-profit service sector. The P4P Director will provide communications around complex analyses, forecasting, planning, design, strategic project planning and direction, client coaching, and policy development facilitation. The Director will oversee the provision of technical assistance to state and non-profit providers which may include planning and facilitating group processes (including strategic planning), coaching clients on usage of data and implementing research-based practices and organizational and system change, assisting with performance measurement and quality improvement and delivering presentations. This position reports to the Director of the Center who serves as the PI of the program. This position has been posted online under IRC42767 with position number 056027 on www.ohsujobs.comThe complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted April 14, 2014


Nursing Supervisor - Mid County Health Center, Multnomah County Health Department

Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Nursing Supervisor to serve in the Integrated Clinical Services Division, Mid County Health Center. ICS provides services to people who experience barriers to assessing care. The vision of ICS is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optimal health, reduce wait times and optimize access. Under the direction of the clinic manager, this position manages, directs, organizes, and evaluates the nursing and clinical interventions, and community health activities within the clinic. This nursing supervisor provides guidance and supervision to nursing and related staff regarding nursing and clinical practice issues. This position also assures the appropriate review and observation of nursing, medical and community health activities. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 14, 2014


Public Health Program Administrator - Health & Human Services, Coos County

The Public Health Program Administrator is responsible for the development of program planning, implementation, and evaluation of the work performed in the public health division under Health and Human Services for assigned personnel: assist with budget development and monitoring; hiring and supervising professional and medical staff; developing and maintaining community partnerships; and assuring compliance with laws and public health strategies to protect and improve the health of the community.The work involves program direction and supervision of all professional staff, assisting with budget preparation and expenditure control of local, state, federal and private funds; does related work as delegated by the Health and Human Services Director of Coos County. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 14, 2014


Client Care Surveyor (6 positions available) - DHS-Seniors & People with Disabilities, Salem

The purpose of the Client Care Surveyor position in the Client Care Monitoring Unit (CCMU) is to inspect and review the quality and adequacy of care and services received by residents of long-term care nursing facilities, Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) and Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) within mandated federal and state time frames. These surveys determine the facilities’ compliance with federal and/or state regulations, and ensure that residents are receiving services that provide the highest possible quality of care and quality of life. Surveyors provide professional evaluations of findings during the surveys, with recommendations to Aging and People with Disabilities (APD)/ Department of Human Services (DHS) and to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Work is performed independently, as well as in a team setting, in accordance with federal and state statutes, regulations and rules, professional standards of practice, and APD/DHS and Unit procedures. Special assignments may be made in the area of the employee’s specialty (e.g., social services, dietary, rehabilitation therapy, etc.). The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 14, 2014

Closing Date - April 20, 2014


Principal Executive/Manager E (Manager, Laboratory Compliance Section) - 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 E (Manager, Laboratory Compliance Section) located in Hillsboro.

Position Description: Assign work, develop work procedures, establish work schedules, and monitor work performed by subordinates. Ensure that statutory responsibilities, regulatory requirements, agency goals and objectives are effectively met. Prepare and submit annual budget proposal to federal government; participate in budget preparation and financial management of entire OSPHL. Draft revisions to policies, procedures, Administrative Rules; conduct hearings for Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs); review public comment and make recommendations. Draft legislative concepts as needed and present testimony to legislative committees.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0248 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted April 14, 2014

Closing Date - May 1, 2014


Operations and Policy Analyst 4 (Business Engagement Manager) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Operations and Policy Analyst 4 (Business Engagement Manager) located in Portland.

Position Description:

  • Act as a single point of contact for informaticists within Public Health related to health systems transformation as it relates to impact on the public. Gather, evaluate and apply information to make key business decisions at the center administrative and director’s office levels. Collaborate with business partners, managers and agency staff to understand and apply best practices in Public Health.
  • Mitigate performance issues and raise specific issues to the PHD Deputy Director related to gathering data for alignment to meet the division goals. Develop and ensure processes/procedures are being followed in the Centers within Public Health. This includes resources, positions, technology and information/data. Act as a liaison between Public Health’s Director’s Office and Center’s to provide consultative advice on policy/procedure changes and best practices.
  • Evaluate and determine procedures to best meet the needs of Public Health by understanding what is changing with health systems transformation, the Oregon Health Authority, and national accreditations. Understand, monitor and ensure that the PHD is meeting public health national accreditation standards.
  • Apply data, processes and technology to increase effectiveness of Public Health. This includes understanding the business needs and setting priorities of the division by applying data, processes and technology from the Office of Information Services, informaticists and management to create improved business practices and procedures. Prioritize technology development efforts and make recommendations based on the business needs of Public Health. Recommendations are made internally to PHD Director’s Office, PHD Centers and the Office of Information Services.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0246 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted April 14, 2014

Closing Date - April 25, 2014


Community Health Nurse II (Immunization Coordinator) - Washington County

This is a rewarding opportunity to become a member of a dynamic team treating and providing education to a diverse population of patients, their families and other identified populations. Our Community Health Nurses (CHN) work as members of a interdisciplinary team to provide public health services to include assessment, health promotion, policy development and assuring access to health care services. This particular Community Health Nurse II will be working with our communities to prevent and mitigate vaccine-preventable diseases for all people by reaching and maintaining high lifetime immunization rates. This will include direct services such as education about and administration of vaccines to vulnerable populations, as well as population-based services including public education, enforcement of school immunization requirements, and technical assistance for health care providers who are providing vaccines to their client populations. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 14, 2014

 

Director of Programs - SPOON Foundation, Portland

SPOON Foundation is a young and growing international NGO based in Portland, Oregon. It is the first organization worldwide dedicated to improving nutrition and feeding for children in orphanages and foster care. Recognizing the unique and urgent nutritional needs of children who are impacted by disabilities and/or institutionalized care, SPOON is equipping governments and citizen organizations to protect these children from the debilitating – yet easily preventable – consequences of malnutrition and improper feeding. SPOON is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and our story can be found at www.spoonfoundation.org.

As a key member of our leadership team, the Director of Programs will occupy many critical functions for the organization. Responsibilities are diverse and include, but are not limited to, defining domestic and international program strategy, designing new and refining existing programs, and building program infrastructure to ensure quality and impact. S/he will help to represent SPOON’s programs and mission to and build partnerships with: donors, NGOs, relevant government authorities, and other program partners. This is a full-time, exempt position. The position will be based in Portland, OR and will involve periodic travel to partner and program locations. The Director of Programs reports to the Executive Director (ED) and has supervisory responsibility for the Program Team. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. Click here to download the application for this position.

Posted March 28, 2014

 

Health Officer - Multnomah County Health Department

Multnomah County Health Department is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Health Officer for the Tri-County area that includes, Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah Counties. The Health Officer is responsible for providing public health physician consultation, direction, guidance and leadership to the Multnomah County Health Department. This position also has responsibility for supervisory and strategic direction of a portfolio of programs. These include administration of the Health Officer Program serving Clackamas and Washington Counties, supervision of Emergency Medical Services, supervision of the county FQHC Medical Director while coordinating and aligning the public health aspects of healthcare reform in the region. The Tri-County Regional Health Officer Program provides a unified and systematic approach to public health leadership, physician consultation and other health officer services to the local health departments serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. The Health Officer Program includes the Health Officer, three Deputy Health Officers, and a support staff. The Health Officer and Deputies each have a portfolio of duties; this position provides regional consultation and leadership in defined topical areas and leads the Health Officer team in addressing topics that are priority concerns for all three counties. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 28, 2014

 

Research Associate - OHSU, Portland

The Center for Evidence-based Policy’s mission is to address policy challenges with evidence and collaboration, and it excels in partnerships that develop policy solutions and improve health. This position will work on a variety of projects at the Center. The primary responsibilities include independent design and conduct of quantitative and qualitative research; analysis and synthesis of data; report writing; and presentation of findings to policy makers. This position will manage multiple projects and topic teams, including communication with key stakeholders. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 24, 2014

 

Nursing Manager - Benton County

This management team position is responsible for supervising, planning, and developing nursing programs in an environment of rapid system transformation; Creating innovative ways to integrate Medical Home and Healthy Community models of care across Public Health and Primary Care. The ideal candidate will possess skills and experience in change management, health system innovation and collaboration with an energetic management team across Public Health, Primary Care Clinics, Mental/Behavioral Health and Environmental Health. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 24, 2014

Open until filled.

 

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

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

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

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0218 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted March 24, 2014

Open Until Filled
*This recruitment will remain open until filled and the hiring manager may choose to close it at anytime. The first review of applications will occur on April 7, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after April 6, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Oregon Clinical Innovation Fellows - Oregon Health Authority

The OHA Transformation Center is pleased to offer a unique opportunity to develop health care transformation leadership within our state. The Oregon Council of Clinical Innovators (CCI) will be a statewide, multidisciplinary cadre of innovation leaders, consultants and mentors who are actively working with project teams to implement health care transformation projects in their local communities. Through their innovation projects and participation in a year-long learning experience, a select group of Clinical Innovation Fellows will develop and refine skills in leadership, quality improvement, implementation and dissemination science that creates a network of expertise supporting the Oregon coordinated care model. Click here to apply. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 17, 2014

Closing Date - April 18, 2014

 

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

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

Posted March 11, 2014


Director of County Health Department - Malheur County

This classification performs a variety of professional and administrative services for the provision related to the physical, mental and social wellbeing of County residents. The provision is designed to have the highest over all impact in the prevention, detection and treatment of communicable diseases and in meeting certain other physical needs as authorized by the County Health Officer. This position must organize and direct the business side of the Public Health Department to include supervision of all support personnel and oversight of public health finance, budget, accounts payable and receivables, grant and cash management, insurance billing, customer service, coordination of workflow, communication, staying apprised of State programs and requirements and developing procedures to adhere to changes in regulations. This position will be a member of the EOCCO (Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization). The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 5, 2014

 

Research Associate - Center for Evidence-based Policy, OHSU

The Center for Evidence-based Policy’s mission is to address policy challenges with evidence and collaboration, and it excels in partnerships that develop policy solutions and improve health. This position will work on a variety of projects at the Center. The primary responsibilities include independent design and conduct of quantitative and qualitative research; analysis and synthesis of data; report writing; and presentation of findings to policy makers. This position will manage multiple projects and topic teams, including communication with key stakeholders. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 28, 2014

 

Community Program Coordinators: Preconception Health Campaign - Jackson County & Josephine County

The primary function of this position is to coordinate grant-funded, three-year, Preconception Health Campaigns in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The Coordinators will work closely with the Project Manager and a Perinatal Task Force made up of Public Health Departments, Coordinated Care Organizations, Community Health Centers, a Regional Health Equity Coalition, and other key community partners in the medical, mental health, and education fields. Working through this consortium, the program coordinators will organize and oversee the day-to-day tasks involved in successful implementation of community-wide clinical Preconception Health preventive services, and a community-based Preconception Health education and marketing campaign. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 27, 2014

 

Community Engagement Coordinator - Regional Health Equity Coalition, Jackson County

The Community Engagement Coordinator will play a vital role in advancing the mission of a Health Equity Coalition. The Coordinator will engage both youth and adult members of communities who are historically disenfranchised or experiencing disparities, and will help develop a structure for their meaningful participation in the development and implementation of a Regional Health Equity Strategic Plan. This position is designed for a creative, energetic individual, who has the ability to build rapport with communities of color and other priority populations, and who is interested in catalyzing their participation in community and health care reform. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted February 27, 2014

 

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist - Bend Research

Participate in all aspects of physical safety programs and associated compliance assurance activities and serve as a member of the EH&S Team. He/she will provide technical and regulatory guidance to safety personnel and management at multiple corporate sites, ensuring consistent regulatory compliance and use of best industry practices to manage the safety risks to people, property, and the environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing strategies for risk management, monitoring and conducting internal safety audit programs, and communicating with management. In addition, he/she will be responsible for management of safety procedures, training, and drive continuous improvement of a world-class safety department that has strong technical capabilities. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found hereClick here to apply now. 

Posted February 27, 2014

 

Implementation Director - Office of Health IT, OHA

Are you a talented implementation manager, public policy professional, or business analyst interested in helping Oregonians enjoy better health, better care and lower costs? Are you intrigued by health information technology and electronic health records that support providers and care teams coordinate care and improve their ability to manage and analyze patient data?

We are working with Oregon’s health care community to improve health by making it possible to securely share patient information both within the state and nationally. An electronic health information network connecting providers, health plans and individuals will make care more efficient and effective. Significant Health Information Technology (HIT) and Health Information Exchange (HIE) projects are in development now and we are seeking an Implementation Director to support this work.

The Implementation Director is responsible for the effective development and implementation of HIE services. Additional information and the full position announcement is available on the Oregon Jobs website at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oregon/default.cfm?action=viewjob&JobID=808404/

PLEASE submit your application through the Oregon Jobs website at: http://www.oregon.gov/jobs/

Posted February 17, 2014

 

Regional Community Prevention Program Coordinator – Intercommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization

This is a unique new position that will be coordinating Community Prevention Program (CPP) tobacco efforts between Intercommunity Health Network – Coordinated Care Organization (IHN-CCO) and public health departments in Lincoln, Linn and Benton Counties. The Community Prevention Program Coordinator will work as part of an interdisciplinary, regional team of staff and community partners to advance new models for developing, implementing and evaluating regional CPP work in the tri-county area. Initially, the project seeks to build on existing tobacco prevention and control efforts to implement changes in public policy and health care delivery systems that support IHN-CCO’s State Innovator Model (SIM) goals. Over time, the project has the potential to expand to incorporate other evidence-based population health interventions that improve health and reduce health inequities. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted January 27, 2014

 

Infectious Disease Program Manager – Clark County Public Health

Clark County Public Health is seeking qualified candidates to be part of our dynamic public service organization. This position is responsible for managing the infectious disease and immunization programs. Regular activities include overseeing notifiable conditions and outbreak investigations, program planning and design, development of policies, procedures, and goals, proposing staffing and budget, supervising assigned staff, program evaluation, and quality improvement. Participation in Duty Officer on-call is a requirement for the position, and this may involve evenings and/or weekends. Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the department’s public health mission, providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all department clients, honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents, participating in department training, implementing accreditation standards, and striving for personal excellence in public health work. Additional organizational responsibilities include ensuring staff is knowledgeable about the Council on Linkages Public Health Competencies and is incorporating Competencies into public health work. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted January 21, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Regional Public Health Coordinator - Center for Human Development, La Grande

This position will coordinate activities of a regional consortium of local public health authorities and the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization. Position will focus on a program creating systems that support implementation of evidence based practices in the area of maternal and child health. Position will lead regional collaborative efforts to implement universal developmental screenings systems and prenatal home visiting aimed at achieving the Triple Aim of better health, better care, and lower costs.

BSN, RN preferred, or formal training and experience in public health/population based prevention. Experience with local public health or health care settings. Frequent travel and must have reliable transportation and valid Oregon driver’s license. Must pass a criminal history background investigation. Great benefit package with excellent retirement. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and application found at http://www.chdinc.org/ to CHD: Attn: Susie 2301 Cove Avenue., La Grande, OR 97850 or e-mail to hr@chdinc.org EOE.

Posted January 14, 2014

Open until filled.

  

Environmental Health Director - Multnomah County

The Environmental Health Director at Multnomah County Health Department provides essential infrastructure in support of service delivery to citizens and the community at large. The Director has senior management responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day operations of the following program areas: Inspections & Food Handler’s, Vector Control & Code Enforcement, Vital Records. Housing & Education outreach. The Director is responsible for visualizing and implementing the strategy for each individual program and effectively championing the needs in each group. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted November 5, 2013

Open until filled.

 

Nursing Development Consultant - Multnomah County

This is a full time exempt position and will report to the Director of Nursing Practice with matrixed reporting to Human Resources. The position will assess, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and training materials to address quality nursing education and professional staff development; serve as subject matter experts and consultants to ensure consistent application of protocols, rules, and policies; provide nursing consultation and lead selected nursing-related quality improvement initiatives; create and provide oversight for the development of online learning modules and other training materials. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted November 5, 2013

 

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

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

Posted November 5, 2013

 

Disease Manager RN - Moda Health, Portland

Moda Health is seeking a Disease Manager RN to provide care coordination, health care navigation, and self-management support for high risk members with chronic disease in order to achieve improved health outcomes, enhance member healthcare experience, and lower healthcare costs. Click here to view full listing and apply for the position.

Posted October 24, 2013

 

Supervisor, Healthcare Programs - Moda Health, Portland

Moda Health is seeking a Supervisor, Healthcare Programs to provide oversight for the organization’s targeted chronic disease self-management program. This individual will provide leadership and administrative guidance to the team, manage program implementation pieces, and oversee outcomes reporting and training. Click here to view full listing and apply for the position. 

Posted October 24, 2013

 

 

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