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Orpheus Registrar
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Public Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The purpose of this position is to maintain the reportable communicable disease surveillance system for the Oregon Public Health Division, Orpheus, which comprises all of Oregon's reportable communicable diseases, including HIV, STD, and TB. This position, a cornerstone for quality assurance of Oregon's disease surveillance systems, is also responsible for data entry Coos County communicable diseases. This position requires continual analysis and reporting of incoming data from multiple electronic data sources to identify and rectify duplicate case data.
Duties & Responsibilities: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS College-level coursework that includes at least three quarter units in business or technical report writing, three quarter units in quantitative analysis or statistical principles, and six quarter units in computer concepts and microcomputer applications such as word-processing, spread sheet and database. OR One year of experience in work that included gathering data from various sources and using software applications to retrieve, edit or tabulate data into forms or reports. Special Attributes:

  • Must be familiar with technical language for maintaining high-quality reporting, letters, etc.
  • Will become proficient in established data entry and edit processes
  • Proficient in MS Word and data-processing software
  • Must have ability to independently problem-solve and organize routine clerical operations  

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: September 11, 2015

 

Communicable Disease Epidemiologist
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Washington County Public Health
Department: RAID (Research, Analytics, Informatics & Data)
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: The Public Health Division is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) communicable disease (CD) epidemiologist. This is a new epidemiologist position within the Research, Analytics, Informatics and Data (RAID) program. The RAID program is comprised of a program supervisor, a Community Health epidemiologist and the Healthy Columbia Willamette epidemiologist and we are excited about adding CD specialization to our team of epidemiologists. This position will work closely with our CD nurses, epidemiologists, and RAID and CD program supervisors to monitor and control the spread of disease in our county. As the Epidemiologist you should meet the Tier 2 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists/Centers for Disease Control CSTE/CDC competencies for a public health epidemiologist as listed in the duties below. Disease outbreaks can occur at any time and often require immediate attention; therefore the incumbent must be flexible with their work schedule, this flexibility may include occasional weekend/evening work as necessary and participate in the 24 hour county health department communicable disease on call hotline.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: September 11, 2015

 

Health Care Investigator/Advisor (Nurse Investigator) - OSBN15-03
Job Type: Limited Duration
Agency: State of Oregon
Department: Board of Nursing
Location: Tualatin, OR
Position Description: The Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) is recruiting to fill a Nurse Investigator Position. This is a limited duration full-time position, for workload purposes, represented by a union (SEIU). The Investigations Department investigates both suspected nurse practice and non-nurse practice violations of the Nurse Practice Act, and recommends appropriate disciplinary action to the Board. This position Investigates all suspected nurse practice violations of the Nurse Practice Act (Oregon Revised Statute 678 and Oregon Administrative Rule – Chapter 851) received about individual licensees or certificate holders.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: August 31, 2015

 

Communicable Disease Epidemiologist
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Washington County Public Health
Department: RAID (Research, Analytics, Informatics & Data)
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: The Public Health Division is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) communicable disease (CD) epidemiologist. This is a new epidemiologist position within the Research, Analytics, Informatics and Data (RAID) program. The RAID program is comprised of a program supervisor, a Community Health epidemiologist and the Healthy Columbia Willamette epidemiologist and we are excited about adding CD specialization to our team of epidemiologists. This position will work closely with our CD nurses, epidemiologists, and RAID and CD program supervisors to monitor and control the spread of disease in our county. As the Epidemiologist you should meet the Tier 2 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists/Centers for Disease Control CSTE/CDC competencies for a public health epidemiologist as listed in the duties below. Disease outbreaks can occur at any time and often require immediate attention; therefore the incumbent must be flexible with their work schedule, this flexibility may include occasional weekend/evening work as necessary and participate in the 24 hour county health department communicable disease on call hotline.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: September 11, 2015

 

Master of Public Health (MPH) Graduate Program Manager
Agency: Oregon State University
Department: College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Location: Corvallis, OR
Position Description: The College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS) invites applications for a .75 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term Professional Faculty position: Master of Public Health (MPH) Graduate Program Manager. This position serves as a primary point of contact for MPH concentrations and MPH students within the CPHHS. The MPH program is the largest graduate program in the College and we plan to double the enrollments in the next few years.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and managing all administrative aspects of the existing (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental & Occupational Health, Health Promotion & Health Behavior, Health Management & Policy, and International Health) and emerging MPH concentrations;
  • Providing administrative support to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs and the School Co-Directors in administering and building the MPH academic program;
  • Supervising student employees.

Master's degree or higher in public health, health sciences or related discipline is required. For more information and to apply go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs and search for posting #0015778. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.
Closing Date: September 8, 2015

 

High Risk Populations Programs Manager
Agency: CareOregon
Department: Population Health Partnerships
Location: Medford, OR
Position Description: The High Risk Population Programs Manager will be responsible for the operationalization, day to day management, and continuous improvement of assigned High Risk Population Health initiatives within the Department of Population Health Partnerships. This position will work with Department and other CareOregon leaders in the development, management and evaluation of care enhancing cost-control programs that serve members who are chronically ill, complex and/or high needs in collaboration with delivery system partners, CCO leaders, and social service agencies.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Principal Executive/Manager F (Newborn Screening Manager)
Job Type: Permanent
Agency: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health Division
Department: Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL)/Newborn Screening section
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD)/Center for Public Health Practice/Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL)/Newborn Screening section, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent, full-time position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is management service and is not represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: DIRECT NEWBORN SCREENING PROGRAM

  • Assures that all test methods, practices, and personnel are in compliance with Federal (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and State (ORS 438) clinical laboratory licensing laws, and accreditation requirements of the College of American Pathologists.
  • Assigns work, develops Standard Operation Procedures, establishes priorities and work schedules, and monitors work performed by subordinates. Recommends revisions of laboratory policies and procedures to assure that current, nationally accepted technologies and professional standards are followed.
  • Assures that all infants with abnormal screening results receive follow-up, tracking, and additional testing as needed. Maintains an active Quality Assurance system which addresses pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of newborn screening.
  • Evaluates the quality of services by reviewing reports, quality assurance data, and information from clients. Identifies technical problems and makes corrections and refinements as needed.
  • Communicates proactively with physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, and other partner agencies to assure the integrity and quality of services throughout the Northwest Regional Newborn Screening Program.
  • Interviews, recommends, and hires new staff members. Provides or arranges training of subordinates in technical specialties. Participates in budget preparation and allocates resources to meet workload and program needs.
  • Promotes development of a culturally competent workforce. Evaluates subordinates' performance and recommends or initiates personnel actions as needed to ensure adequate and competent staffing. Shares information with staff through regular communication and program meetings.
  • Serves as a member of the OSPHL management team for Section-wide policy, quality assurance, safety, budget, and personnel matters.
  • Applies scientific theory and professional expertise to the operation of the Newborn Screening Section. Performs applied research and conducts independent studies and evaluations, and interprets results. Recommends and implements improvements to methodology, and incorporates new procedures based on sound scientific principles. Participates in collaborative studies with other experts in the field of newborn screening.
  • Performs other related duties such as preparing narratives, testimony, statistical reports, and position descriptions.

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

 

Principal Executive/Manager F (General Microbiology Manager) 
Job Type: Permanent
Agency: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health Division
Department: Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL)/Microbiology section
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD)/Center for Public Health Practice/Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL)/Microbiology section, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent, full-time position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is management service and is not represented by a union.
Duties & Responsibilities: DIRECT GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
Direct the General Microbiology Section in the performance of highly specialized laboratory procedures for the detection of organisms that cause diseases of public health significance. These include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis, rabies, salmonellosis, shigellosis, toxigenic E coli, botulism, gonorrhea, parasites, pertussis, meningococcal disease, diphtheria, malaria and microbial agents of bioterrorism (plague, tularemia, anthrax, brucellosis, etc.), as well as bacteriological testing of surface and drinking water samples. The section performs highly complex testing on about 18,000 specimens each year. Molecular methods (e.g. PCR and pulsed field gel electrophoresis) for detection, identification and subtyping of pathogenic organisms are also employed.

  1. Assigns work, develop work procedures, establish work schedules, and monitor work performed by subordinates.
  2. Maintains a comprehensive Quality Assurance plan for the GM Section as part of the OSPHL QA Plan.
  3. Assures that all test methods, practices, and personnel are in compliance with Federal (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and State (ORS 438) clinical laboratory licensing laws, and accreditation requirements of the College of American Pathologists.
  4. Ensures that statutory responsibilities, regulatory requirements, agency goals and objectives are effectively met while working within the limits of the budget.
  5. Recommends revisions to laboratory policies and procedures based on an evaluation of their impact on program or unit activities and means to increase overall effectiveness.
  6. Evaluates the quality of services provided by reviewing reports, statistical data, and by reviewing information from clients.
  7. Assesses the needs of the General Microbiology laboratory and works toward refinement and improvement of the program and the laboratory as a whole.
  8. Monitors or reviews data for each test procedure to see that errors are detected, corrective action is taken, and documentation has occurred.
  9. Ensures all instruments and equipment are functional and on a preventive maintenance schedule, and that quality control and external proficiency results are correct and policies are being followed.
  10. Coordinates and/or prepares, reviews, and revises analytical procedure manuals.

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

 

Principal Executive/Manager G - Oregon Educators Benefit Board Director 
Job Type: Permanent
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Oregon Educators Benefit Board
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: This employment opportunity is for the Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) Director. The Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) is a twelve member Board created by SB 426 during the 2007 legislative session. OEBB is responsible for the design, purchase and administration of benefit plans for all K-12 school district and education service district (ESD) employees and their dependents. Community colleges may also opt-in to OEBB, as well as local government entities and special districts. Coverage includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care insurances, as well as Employee Assistance Program and Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options. There is one full-time, permanent position located in Salem, Oregon (1225 Ferry Street SE). This position is Executive Service.
Key components of the OEBB program are as follows:

  • Value-added plans that provide high-quality care and services at an affordable cost to members.
  • Collaboration with districts, members, carriers and providers that ensures a synergistic approach to the design and delivery of benefit plans and services.
  • Support improvement in members' health status through a variety of measurable programs and services.
  • Measurable goals and programs that hold carriers and providers accountable for health outcomes.
  • Encourage members to take responsibility for their own health outcomes.

Duties & Responsibilities: The OEBB Director provides leadership to the Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB), works with the Board to suggest and oversee implementation of board decisions and acts as the Director to implement and administer board decisions that provide benefit programs for K-12 school district, education service district, community college and some local government employees.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: October 2, 2015

 

Microbiologist 2 - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for three Microbiologist 2 positions located in Hillsboro.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, use the URL links above, go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA15-0317, OHA15-0321 or OHA15-0322 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Closing Date: Continuous

 

Policy Analyst 3 (Biosafety Officer) - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time, limited duration Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Biosafety Officer) located in Hillsboro. The duration of the assignment will last up to three years.

Internal Laboratory Biosafety Activities:

  • Manages and coordinates comprehensive Biosafety Program related to safety and compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g. OSHA, CDC Select Agent Program, etc). Recommends and formulates policy and operational changes based on ongoing operational research and assessment of the quality and effectiveness of OSPHL safety activities.
  • Analyzes policy and operational issues that cross or affect other state programs. Collaborates with stakeholders to formulate system and process enhancements to support continuous quality improvement for safety related issues.
  • Administers OSPHL Safety Program including developing short and long term goals to enhance the OSPHL program and safety of employees; performs root cause analysis of issues identified, develops policy and operational changes to address identified issues, implements changes and revaluates them for improvement.
  • Conducts comprehensive ongoing operational research and assessment to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of the OSPHL Safety Plan and laboratory practices. Assures OSPHL compliance with all requirements for accreditation, certification, registration, and regulation by independent and governmental agencies.
  • Maintains knowledge of, analyzes, and interprets, all current national standards, guidelines, regulations and laws pertaining to OSPHL Safety compliance.
  • Performs and facilitates internal risk assessments of job tasks and working situations. Makes recommendations of safe work practices, engineering controls, and personal protective equipment based on risk assessment findings and knowledge of best practices. Advises section managers when dealing with situations such as implementation of testing for new agents (e.g. ebola).
  • Plans, writes, implements, and updates the OSPHL Safety Manual including the OSPHL Safety Plan, Bloodborne Pathogens Plan, Chemical Inventory, and Chemical Hygiene Plan, to address all biological, physical, and chemical hazards in the workplace. Writes and revises OSPHL policies and procedures as needed to implement these plans.
  • Advises the OSPHL Director and Section Managers on Safety requirements and approaches. Leads interdisciplinary teams to accomplish tasks and projects. Alerts the OSPHL Director and Section Managers to potential safety problems and suggests preventive measures and solutions.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and search for the position in the "Enter Keywords" search box (reference job code# OHA15-0342).

Closing Date: Open Continuous

 

President and CEO
Agency: American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific
Location: Seattle, WA
Position Description: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO of the organization is responsible for leading a 35-person, 7-state region of the American Lung Association (ALA) and helping implement the vision of a world free of lung disease. An executive in one of the nation's oldest and most respected nonprofit organizations, the President & CEO must be a visionary leader who will inspire staff, board, volunteers, donors and community members to the Lung Association's mission. The President & CEO is responsible for implementing strategies adopted by the Board of Directors through volunteers and staff, overseeing Charter operations, managing productivity and measurement of programs and assuring effective implementation of the organization's strategic plan, program and development goals. The President & CEO will maintain relationships with staff and volunteers through regular visits and communication. The President & CEO is also part of a 9-member Executive Leadership Team that guides activities of the nationwide American Lung Association.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Clinical Analytics Manager
Job Type: Analytics
Agency: Cambia Health Solutions
Department: Data Office
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: Clinical Analytics Managers work with various stakeholders to design, develop, and implement data-driven clinical solutions using advanced statistical analyses. This position will bring clinical analytics expertise to data insights with the goal of implementing data-driven clinical solutions across the organization. In addition to quantitative and clinical mastery, the ideal candidate will effectively work with business and operations partners to identify problems, design analytical solutions, interpret and communicate clinical analytics results to varied audiences, and provide analytic support for companywide process and operational improvement efforts. For all levels:

  • Domain Knowledge (hands-on experience in healthcare claims prescriptive analytics and evaluation ) and at least one of the following:
  • Clinical knowledge: strong educational background in healthcare fields
  • Company knowledge: understand Cambia existing capabilities and healthcare data
  • Functional knowledge: experience in working with cross-functional team during full project life cycle
  • Consulting knowledge: able to collaboratively identify problems with key partners, and achieve partner buy-in and participation
  • Whole-brain thinking: Possessing the ability to think creatively and demonstrate analytical skills, analyzing complex situations both alone and as part of a team, learning quickly and synthesizing solutions, options and action plans.
  • Understanding of advanced analytics (e.g., statistics, simulation, optimization) and methods such as time series analysis, longitudinal studies, and life event modeling.
  • Experience with cleaning, aggregating, and pre-processing data from varied sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret qualitative data (research, feedback) and incorporate such insights into quantitative analyses.
  • Practical ability to visualize data and analytical results, and excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate and communicate with a broad array of internal and external contacts.
  • Experience with at least one statistical/analytical programming tool (SAS, R, Python, Stata, MATLAB, etc.).
  • Coursework or practical experience with constructing analytical models and algorithms.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direction, with the ability to coordinate complex activities.

Duties & Responsibilities: Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above: Clinical Analytics Manager I would have a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or healthcare related fields, and 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's or PhD degree preferred. Clinical Analytics Manager II would have a bachelor's or Master's degree in: Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or healthcare related fields, and 6 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's or PhD degree preferred. Clinical Analytics Manager III would have a Master's or PhD degree in: Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or healthcare related fields and 8 years of database analytics experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. PhD degree preferred. Clinical Analytics Manager IV would have a Master's or PhD degree in: Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or healthcare related fields, and 10 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: November 15, 2015

 

Oncology / Chemotherapy RN
Agency: The Corvallis Clinic
Department: Oncology
Location: Corvallis
Position Description: The Corvallis Clinic is located in the green and lush Willamette Valley of Oregon. We are nestled in a quiet community that cares for its residents. This 2 physician practice will allow you to see approximately 20 - 25 patients per day in our newly remodeled infusion room. Operating Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., we allow for a work life balance to enjoy either the great outdoors or the rich cultural activities that this area has to offer.
Duties & Responsibilities: The qualified candidate for this exceptional opportunity will be a graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing and possess a current unencumbered license in Oregon along with fulfillment of requirements by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Successful previous experience in a Chemotherapy / Oncology setting and OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) Certification along with evidence of working knowledge of the nursing process and the possession of basic clinical skills. Come join our caring staff. We're waiting for you! Visit our website at www.corvallisclinic.com to learn more about us. EOE. *This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus as well as relocation assistance with a 2-year commitment.* The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled 

 

Wellness Coach
Agency: LifeWeighs® 
Position Description: LifeWeighs® Wellness Coaching, a thriving practice located in SW Portland, has 4 part-time openings and currently seeking three Spanish bilingual coaches and one Russian bilingual coach. LifeWeighs® Wellness Coaches are independent contractors who assist clients in finding new ways to inspire healthier habits. Our coaches work closely with clients to promote wellness and help them realize their personal best. Coaches are responsible for developing strong relationships and assisting clients through the process of actively working towards better health by providing support, encouragement, and education.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contact clients and provide necessary wellness coaching to reduce or eliminate high risk behaviors.
  • Utilize proprietary wellness portal to customize coaching programs for participants, including goals and plan of action.
  • Encourage adoption of habits that are conducive to a higher quality of life.
  • Support operational aspects of the program.
  • Coordinate interaction with referral partners and vendors.
  • Meet customer satisfaction benchmarks.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. Don’t be shy about not having coaching experience, we will train you! If you have a strong desire to help people make health improvements, and are fluent in Spanish or Russian, you are invited to apply.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

Community Preparedness Specialist
Agency: Linn County Public Health
Department/Program: AmeriCorp
Position Description: Linn County Public Health is recruiting for a full-time Community Preparedness Specialist to join the AmeriCorp program to raise awareness among community members on what they can do about the types of disasters in our community, the need to prepare, what to expect in a disaster and build more resilient communities. AmeriCorp members serve a one-year term of service. Eligibility includes 18 years of age, college degree preferred. Stipend, health benefits and educational award are available.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meet with community stakeholders to develop a plan to address community outreach.
  • Conduct community outreach and education through a variety of methods.
  • Work with existing volunteer organizations engaged in preparedness to identify recruiting
  • hurdles and to develop and implement recruiting strategies to increase membership.
  • Attend relevant staff and community meetings.
  • Complete and submit in a timely manner all OSSC/AmeriCorps required reports and time sheets.
  • Participate in OSSC/AmeriCorps sponsored orientation, trainings, meetings and disaster-related activities.
  • Participate in Emergency Management training & exercise program activities as appropriate.

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

 

Public Health Nursing Supervisor
Agency: Lane County Public Health
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: This position will work in the Public Health division of Lane County Health and Human Services in the Maternal & Child Health programs. These 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. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate for this position will have the ability to complete the focused tasks that include, but are not limited to planning, organizing and supervising nursing and paraprofessional staff in the Maternal Child Health program of Public Health, working collaboratively with the nursing supervisor for the Nurse Family Partnership program and with the Coordinated Care Organization for provision of nurse home visiting services. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

RN- Transitional Care & Outreach, CareOregon, Portland

At CareOregon, we’re looking for professional people with energy, drive and persistence – people who are ready to make a change, because we’re better together. This position is a part of an innovative, community-based team. Works collaboratively with members who may have complex medical/psychosocial/addiction issues and their families/caregivers as well as with members of multidisciplinary teams (MDT) to help members transition from acute care to their community care setting. Using evidence based transitions interventions, the Transitions RN will engage members and providers across the care continuum to identify and address risks associated with hospital readmission and barriers to care. This position will engage with members telephonically and in-person, in the hospital and clinic settings, members’ homes and/or community settings. The Transitional Care and Outreach Team is part of an advanced illness initiative at CareOregon that aims to improve quality of care, coordinate care across the continuum, reduce hospital readmissions, and increase access to end of life care for members in the last years of life. Current unencumbered Oregon RN license and a current driver’s license required as well as dependable transportation, with evidence of insurance. Additional experience in home care, advanced illness, palliative care, hospice, and primary care or case management and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing are preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

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

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

The primary role of the Client Care Surveyor (CCS) is to assure that the citizens of the State of Oregon have access to safe, quality health care. This is accomplished through the licensing and Medicare/Medicaid certification of specific health care providers, including monitoring, inspections, consultations, investigations and partnerships with the provider community and other state and federal agencies.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here or go to www.oregon.gov/jobs, select “Look for Jobs” and search for the recruitment under the Oregon Health Authority (job code# OHA15-0326).

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Communicable Disease Program Supervisor - Department of Health & Human Services, Washington County

Washington County's Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a Public Health Program Supervisor to oversee the work of our communicable disease prevention team. Responsibilities include employee recruitment and performance management, assessing, planning, developing, coordinating and implementing programs and services; developing and maintaining policies and procedures; monitoring of grants and contracts; prioritizing work and managing work flow; coordinating services with appropriate local, State and regional organizations; work unit budget planning and budget management, tracking, reviewing and interpreting data; and supervising and overseeing disease prevention, surveillance, investigation and response activities. The Program Supervisor participates on the Public Health leadership team, assisting with decision making, policy and procedure development, accreditation, systems review and development, quality improvement and diversity and quality initiatives.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be a bachelor's degree in nursing, public health, disease control, epidemiology or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible related experience including three (3) years of supervisor experience required. Preference given to those with a master's degree in above fields or closely related field and 5 years of experience or specific training in communicable disease control practices. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

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

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

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

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

Closing Date: Continuous; dependent on opportunities available

 

High Risk Populations Programs Manager - CareOregon, Portland

The High Risk Population Programs Manager will be responsible for the operationalization, day to day management, and continuous improvement of assigned High Risk Population Health initiatives within the Department of Population Health Partnerships. This position will work with Department and other CareOregon leaders in the development, management and evaluation of care enhancing cost-control programs that serve members who are chronically ill, complex and/or high needs in collaboration with delivery system partners, CCO leaders, and social service agencies.

Position requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing, a current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse and at least 3 years of clinical population health program experience; or any combination of work experience, education and/or training that would likely provide the ability to effectively perform the essential functions of the position. A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, or related field and leadership experience in a managed care organization preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

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

 

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.


Click here to submit a job/internship announcement. If you have questions or would like to make changes to your ad, please contact Kim Krull.

*Please note: This online resource is intended for local (Oregon & Washington) public health professional opportunities ONLY. There is no cost to post a job or internship to our website.