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Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: Health Promotion
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: University Health Center
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: Health Promotion Specialist ¿ The University of Oregon Health Center (UHC) invites applications for a Health Promotion Specialist. The UHC is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. Competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental, employer paid retirement, tuition benefits, and sick and vacation leave. The finalist for this position is required to complete a criminal background check which includes screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion lists. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Position Summary The Health Promotion Specialist is a staff member in the Health Promotion Department in the University Health Center (UHC) at the University of Oregon. The Health Promotion Department serves as the coordinator for the primary prevention efforts of the UHC with the goal of improving health outcomes for our students and to create a healthy environment. This is accomplished by providing universal, selective, and indicated prevention services for students in support of the overall mission of the University. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The wellness center is a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment focused on providing students resources and programming on health with the emphasis on stress management. This is accomplished in collaboration with students, faculty, staff and community partners. Campus partners include, but are not limited to, the Recreation Center, University Counseling and Testing Center, Housing, and the Outdoor Program. This position, in conjunction with the Health Promotion Department and our campus partners, provides the leadership and is responsible for the overall strategic and operational planning of the wellness center facility, programs, and services. This includes assisting with marketing and communication of services and programs. This position is responsible for the recruitment, education, supervision, and training of student peer educators, interns and/or student workers including organizing the staffing needed to accomplish the goals of the wellness center. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. The Health Promotion Specialist will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion and prevention services. This will be carried out in concert with the overall strategic direction of the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, UHC and in partnership with stakeholders. Research, theories, and evidence based practices will support programming. The Health Promotion Specialist will attend professional conferences; write reports and proposals and other related functions as assigned.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: Application Review Begins June 27, 2017; position open until filled

 

Healthy Start Program Manager
Agency: Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon
Location: Medford, Oregon with frequent travel to Grants Pass & Roseburg
Position Description: Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon is hiring a Program Manager for our Healthy Start Program. Full Time Position with Competitive Salary and benefits. Position Summary Healthy Start is a National Program, funded by the federal Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (MCHB). Its purpose is to reduce disparities in infant mortality, reduce adverse perinatal health outcomes, and improve a broad array of perinatal health indicators, including birthweight, entry to prenatal care, and number of births to adolescents. The Healthy Start Program Manager will assume day-to-day responsibility for the management and implementation of Healthy Start of Southern Oregon in Josephine and Douglas Counties, and will play a key coordinating role in developing and supporting Collective Impact activities in Southern Oregon. The Position is based in the Medford, with frequent travel to Josephine and Douglas Counties. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Essential Duties and Responsibilities The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

OVERSEE IMPLEMENTATION OF HEALTHY START PROGRAM WITH LOCAL PROJECT CONTRACTORS:

  • Conduct regular site visits and undertake monitoring functions to ensure that the project¿s contractors are carrying out their responsibilities, allocating resources responsibly, serving targeted populations, and maintaining accurate clinical records and reliable data bases.
  • Provide extra support and assistance to sub-grantee sites during key transitional times

PROMOTE QUALITY SERVICES:

  • Work with Healthy Start sites to ensure that Community Health Workers, RNs, and Healthy Start Field Staff are adequately trained.
  • Assume responsibility for quarterly in-service training activities for field staff who are employed by the project's contractors, including identifying specific training needs.

DATA COLLECTION, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, AND EVALUATION:

  • Work with Program Sites and Data Analyst to ensure the accuracy and reliability of program data and to ensure that all data is inputted into the National Healthy Start Data Base
  • Plan and implement the project's ongoing Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program.

REPORTING:

  • Work with Executive Director and Data Analyst to prepare progress/data reports with service statistics, an analysis of programmatic strengths and weaknesses, and recommended courses of action and/or corrective action.
  • Work with the Executive Director and Data Analyst to submit statistical, performance, descriptive, and financial data as required by the Notice of Grant Award.
  • Work with the Executive Director to prepare and submit the annual non-competing continuation grant proposal.

SERVE AS LIAISON BETWEEN FEDERAL PROGRAM AND LOCAL COMMUNITY:

  • Serve as liaison between the federal project and the local community, and ensure compliance with federal rules, regulations, conditions, and program standards.
  • Attend HRSA/MCHB Grantee meetings, and represent HCCSO on HRSA/MCHB related webinars, conference calls, and learning collaborative meetings.

COLLABORATION AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT:

  • Serve on the leadership team of Douglas and Josephine County's Perinatal Task Forces and engage key stakeholders in issues related to perinatal health and health disparities.
  • Establish and maintain functional working relationships with local and state partners, including but not limited to Oregon's Title V Agency and the Oregon Center for Health Statistics. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: July 25, 2017

 

Project Director - CASA and Campus Suicide Prevention
Agency: Western Oregon University
Department: The Research Institute
Location: Monmouth, OR
Position Description: The Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University is seeking a Project Director for the Western Oregon University (WOU) CASA and Suicide Prevention Grant. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance, continuing project needs, and/or available funding. TRI is a unique organization whose mission is to inform and facilitate change in educational and human service systems. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

WOU CASA Grant (.50 FTE)

  • Oversee the Coordinated Community Response Team
  • Monitor grant budget, travel expenditures and purchasing
  • Provide the evaluation (data collection, analysis and reporting)
  • Prepare biannual reports ¿ Oversight and coordination of all project activities
  • Develop and organize trainings on-campus and off-campus
  • Attend community based committees
  • Effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and groups both on- and off-campus
  • Provide service to TRI and WOU by serving on TRI/WOU committees, task forces, and other groups

Suicide Prevention Grant (.50FTE)

  • Provide leadership for the Suicide Prevention Taskforce; oversee the Suicide Prevention Taskforce committees; attend Suicide Prevention Taskforce meetings
  • Work collaboratively with campus and community colleagues
  • Monitor budgets and financial summaries
  • Recruit, hire and supervise 2 student employees
  • Coordinate marketing and communications
  • Provide oversight of website development
  • Organize Gatekeeper and Cultural Competency trainings
  • Data collection and evaluation of the Suicide Prevention Grant 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Review begins 6/12/17. Position open until filled.

 

Employee Health Nurse -- RN
Job Type: Occupational Health, Infection Control
Agency: Legacy Health
Department: Employee Health Services
Location: Tualatin, Oregon
Position Description: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our dynamic, quality-focused team. Our Employee Health department is responsible for the health and wellness of Legacy employees, volunteers, contractors and students by providing preventative services, health education, access to wellness resources, and responding to injuries or exposures. We serve our 17,000+ clients through coordination and implementation of system-wide programs. This role spans a broad range of topics, to include disease post-exposure, industrial hygiene, disaster preparedness, wellness, urgent care and minor care, community outreach, clearance for duty exams, first aid, hospital epidemiology, and injury prevention projects. Our department has specific expertise in all CDC immunizations for adults and provides over 15,000 vaccinations each year.
Duties & Responsibilities: Employee Health Nurses are located at eight of our Legacy locations and are responsible for an average of 2,000 individuals apiece. As the point-of-contact for all personnel at the Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center location, the Employee Health Nurse is responsible for identifying opportunities and designing outreach to our clients at that site. Daily duties will range from blood draws, immunizations, first aid, various nursing assessments, mentoring student clinicians, conducting presentations on a variety of topics, and administration of an outpatient clinic for employees. The role requires organizational skills, and someone who works well with autonomy but who enjoys being part of a system-wide team. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: June 19, 2017

 

Nursing Supervisor 
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: This position is responsible for using principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to clinic and home visiting nurse programs ensuring a trauma informed, strengths-based, client-centered culture. The Public Health Nursing Supervisor¿s responsibilities include direct support and oversight of work performed by Public Health Nursing team. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position performs administrative duties to support the management of services provided through nurse home visiting programs and within the clinic. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with public health team, community partners, clients, families, providers and state and local agencies. Plans, organizes, and manages the development, implementation, and on-going operation of highly professional and specialized programs, such as immunizations, family planning, and home visiting. Initiates and implements strategic and management activities, with the consent and support of the Public Health Director, to maintain a varied and complex array of services to meet community need. Manages and administers revenue and expenses associated with services; plans, coordinates, and supervises health services for assigned health programs. Provides skilled professional nursing care; provides community and regional leadership and support. Understands and interprets federal, state and local rules, regulations, code and ordinances. Provides backup for intake, service coordination and quality assurance duties. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: July 1, 2017

 

Senior Manager, Mission Delivery
Agency: American Cancer Society
Department: Cancer Control
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Position Description: Save lives. Fulfill yours. At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer. Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer. Leads the delivery of cancer control programs and services based on the Society's program of work, with a strong emphasis on transportation and lodging, for a significant geography within the Region. Accountable for significant mission targets. Responsible for providing quality customer service through strong collaboration with internal and external constituents and partners. Ensures goal achievement through effective leadership and management of a small team of diverse staff and the engagement of ACS volunteers.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Oversees execution and achievement of cancer control program/service goals and objectives to deliver on enterprise mission strategies.
  • Establishes, manages and monitors the delivery of access to care programs including Road to Recovery, other transportation programs and lodging partnerships for an assigned geography.
  • Establishes, manages, and monitors delivery of volunteer-based patient service programs including Reach to Recovery, Look Good Feel Better and other emotional support programs for an assigned geography.
  • Achieves high quality programs; delivering against mission strategies while meeting or exceeding ACS customer promises.
  • Manages, coaches, develops and trains a team of mission delivery staff to meet Region goals; Ensures that responsibilities and accountabilities of all direct reports are well-defined.
  • Collaborates with Cancer Control, Community Development, Distinguished Partners, Communications & Marketing, Business Planning & Operations, and ACS CAN leaders to increase the Society's community presence and mission impact through cancer control program delivery.
  • Engages and mobilizes volunteers in program delivery.
  • Collaborates with Cancer Control staff to communicate and demonstrate the impact of programs and services to a variety of external partners; ensures mission delivery staff coordinate with health systems managers to deliver high quality customer service to health systems and their patients.
  • Assesses risks, issues, and opportunities to identify viable, innovative solutions; collaborates with peers to identify and leverage best practices.
  • Develops and leverages relationships within and across constituencies, identifying opportunities to secure funding for priority cancer control programs and services
  • Monitors customer satisfaction of cancer control programs to maximize impact and increase relevancy in communities
  • Collaborates directly with support and fulfillment teams in Regions and Global Headquarters to ensure success of programs and activities.
  • Oversees the identification new community resources to enhance referrals.
  • Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required.
  • Supports Senior Director, Mission Delivery to ensure mission, top line and bottom line goals are reached as well as compliance with enterprise policies
  • Collaborates with Community Development, Distinguished Partners and ACS CAN staff to maximize engagement in ACS activities, events, grant opportunities and fundraising efforts within the market.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: June 25, 2017

 

Director of Health & Counseling Center
Job Type: Managerial
Agency: University of Portland
Department: Health & Counseling Center
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The mission of the Health & Counseling Center (HCC) is to provide comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective health and wellness services to the students at the University of Portland. As the lead administrator at HCC, the Director supports HCC¿s mission by providing leadership and management in the areas of strategic planning, operations oversight, budget management, and personnel management. This position also provides direct clinical and consultative services to the University community as needed. This is a full-time position with benefits. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick & vacation time, tuition remission benefits starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University¿s home purchase assistance program after 90 days. The full job description is available at: http://bit.ly/dhcc041817. This position is posted as of April 18, 2017, and applications will be received until this position is filled.
Duties & Responsibilities: Short-term and long-term strategic assessment and planning: Develop short-term and long-term plans related to the services, facilities, personnel, and equipment needs of HCC. Provide direction as to range of clinical services provided by HCC. Monitor student satisfaction and utilization of HCC. Provide leadership for the development and implementation of health promotion efforts to students including HCC¿s outreach program. Provide leadership for the development of culturally appropriate health and counseling services that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Operational oversight and budget management: Provide day-to-day administrative leadership and management at HCC. Oversee HCC staff scheduling and assignments. Develop, oversee, and implement HCC policies and processes. Ensure compliance with HCC and University policies and processes, all applicable local, state, and federal laws, and other legal and ethical requirements. Assess and address issues of risk management, i.e., potential legal and liability issues. Engage in budget management (including planning HCC's budget and monitoring expenditures) to ensure effective use of University's fiscal resources. Oversee development and maintenance of HCC process manuals. Participate in the selection of the student health insurance plan and make recommendations to the University as needed. Oversee health insurance waiver policy and process for students who wish to decline student health insurance. Personnel management: Supervise the Assistant Director for Primary Care Services and the Assistant Director of Counseling & Training, as well as other HCC staff if/as necessary. Oversee recruitment, supervision, and performance management of all HCC staff consistent with University policies, processes, and guidance. Facilitate effective working relationships and communications amongst HCC staff, including by holding regular staff meetings and annual staff retreats. Facilitate necessary professional development of HCC staff. Oversee development and maintenance of HCC staff training curricula. Clinical and consultative services: Provide clinical leadership. Provide direct clinical services to students of the University as needed. Assist with individual situations that are complex or serious, including crisis consultations and hospitalizations. Participate on the Early Alert and Behavior Intervention and Threat Assessment Team. Work with University officers, faculty, and staff on consultation, outreach, and other collaborative initiatives. Provide consultative services on issues that involve the physical and/or mental health and wellness of students (including, but not limited to, student medical leaves). Coordinate with non-UP entities such as the Multnomah County Health Department to address public health issues including influenza, norovirus, and reportable conditions. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or designee.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Community Organizer
Agency: Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation
Location: Oregon Central Coast (Rogue Valley position filled)
Position Description: The Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation is a statewide organization dedicated to educating leaders and the general public on the causes of and solutions to gun violence in Oregon. Our work includes illuminating the impact of gun violence on our communities, developing state-specific research on gun violence, and fostering discussion intended to identify shared priorities that address gun violence. The Alliance is currently engaging in community outreach and engagement to identify strategies to reduce Oregon¿s high rate of gun suicide. Oregon¿s gun suicide rate has increased markedly in recent years, and the Alliance is committed to working in local communities to explore opportunities to reduce gun suicides and encourage gun safety. In the current stage of the program, two organizers will be contracted to engage communities affected by gun violence on the Oregon Coast and in the Rogue Valley. Contractors will conduct outreach to stakeholders and leaders to identify existing local suicide prevention efforts and potential partners for community engagement with the Alliance. In addition, contractors will look for opportunities to activate potential gun violence prevention advocates in these communities. The objective of this stage is to build the groundwork for a broader community engagement and dialogue program over the subsequent year.
Duties & Responsibilities: Contractor Qualifications/Expectations:

  • The Alliance is seeking individuals or firms with organizing experience on the Oregon Coast.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who show a record of engaging with diverse constituencies and populations.
  • Knowledge of gun violence and public health policy preferred, but not required.
  • Contractor will be expected to work 20-25 hours/week and submit weekly reports of activities.
  • Contractor must have own vehicle and valid Oregon driver license and expect significant travel. Expenses will be reimbursed.

Selection Process: Interested contractors should submit a 1-2 page letter outlining their qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the project, as well as a resume, CV, or background on your firm. Please submit to jweigler@hilltoppublicsolutions.com
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Communicable Disease Registered Nurse
Job Type: full-time
Agency: Clackamas County
Department: Public Health
Location: Oregon City, OR
Position Description: Clackamas County Public Health Division is looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team. The Communicable Disease RN will have an opportunity to learn and implement principles of communicable diseases in a public health setting. To help promote and protect the health of our community, the Clackamas County Public Health Division¿s Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team investigates cases of reportable disease and outbreaks. The Communicable Disease RN provides specialized professional nursing expertise related to the transmission, treatment, and containment of communicable diseases of public health significance within the community. Duties require independent judgment and working knowledge of reportable diseases including Tuberculosis. This includes current clinical knowledge, treatment requirements, risk factors, infectious disease management, current nursing techniques and case management. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Duties may include but are not limited to the following: 1.Provide evaluation and case management services to families, clients, and exposure contacts regarding reportable diseases, including Tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STI), and treatments. This includes disease education, management of contacts, addressing high risk behaviors, and clinical evaluation per standing orders. 2.Participate as part of the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team in receiving reports of and investigating cases and outbreaks of communicable diseases. Interact with state staff, health care providers, labs, hospitals, families, and cases to gather information and provide education on disease prevention, outbreak control, and treatment. Travel to various sites to conduct investigation activities as needed. Participate with co-workers, other county departments, OHA staff and community members to assess, evaluate, and plan for communicable disease program activities. 3.Participate in epidemiological investigations and studies, as determined by the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team. 4.Provide consultation and education to other county employees, health care providers and community groups about communicable diseases. 5.Compile and use records, reports, and statistical information for appraisal and planning of the assigned duties. 6.Keep updated on current nursing trends and public health practices, policies, and techniques by attending seminars, workshops, in services, and other educational events. 7.Attend staff meetings and program area check in meetings with Health Officer. 8.May participate with local community groups in the development and planning for health services. 9.Participate in division-wide work on LEAN initiatives and Performance Management goals.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

LPN - Primary Care at Home
Job Type: Temporary, Full Time - 6 months
Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Department: Frail & Elderly Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Participate w/the Health Care Team in delivering quality & customer focused care to patients in a manner which reflects KP's organizational & nursing mission, vision & values. Provides nursing & administrative support to clinicians & other health care team members to offer a variety of health care service to patients. Clinical duties involve both direct (in-person) & indirect (via phone or on-line) patient care activities requiring both simple to complex nursing knowledge & skills.
Duties & Responsibilities: As appropriate to the LPN's scope of practice, the LPN's expected to have competent focused/limited nursing assessment & triage skills on routine or self-limiting health conditions, critical thinking, communication, problem-solving & decision-making skills in order to meet patient needs & contribute to a positive care experience & work environment. Performs clinical tasks & procedures under the direction of a clinician within the scope of the LPN's professional training & individual competency. Works under the clinical supervision of the clinician or registered nurse & under the general direction of the designated supervisor. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Physical Therapist (Home Health)
Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Department: Home Health
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: The physical therapist provides home care services to Kaiser Permanente patients in community based and facility settings. This position provides therapy services to patients in the home health under the direction of the patient's physician(s) to provide quality health care outcomes and facilitate the achievement of maximum independence of the patient utilizing health care resources within Kaiser Permanente and the community. This care is provided through coordinating the delivery of high quality, cost-effective skilled, rehabilitative or palliative care as part of an interdisciplinary team. - Full time opportunity - Benefited - Covers clients in Hillsboro/Beaverton areas - Must be licensed in Oregon as a Physical Therapist upon hire and have minimum one (1) year of physical therapy experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides skilled physical therapy services consistent with agency policy, state practice acts, and applicable state and federal regulations as directed by the patient's physician
  • Demonstrates professional behavior supporting regional and departmental policies, procedures goals and values. Activities include performing initial and ongoing assessments of patient rehab potential, functional needs and abilities, activity tolerance, mobility, safety in the home environment, equipment needs, compliance with physician ordered care (including medications), psychosocial status, need for community resources and Continuing Care Services. Actively seeks opportunity for continued professional growth and knowledge
  • Develops and implements an individualized care plan utilizing departmental and community resources in a cost-effective manner. Skilled plan of physical therapy care includes therapeutic exercises/activities, modalities, adaptive equipment based on patient assessment and understanding of treatment risks and benefits relevant to the patient's medical condition, rehabilitation potential and prognosis
  • Coordinates the delivery of physical therapy care with nursing, social work, aide and therapy to Kaiser Permanente and non-Kaiser Permanente providers which results in effective utilization of resources and the timely attainment of achievable rehabilitation and/or palliative care goals. Supervise physical therapy assistants through on-site evaluation of the provision of care, conferencing and review of their documentation according to State Practice Act and agency policy/procedure. Provide supervision of the home health aide plan of care within state/federal guidelines
  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities within the department including, but not limited to, measurement and continuous improvement of clinical competency, regulatory compliance, outcome achievement, resource management, work team performance, and customer satisfaction
  • Performs other duties as requested

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

 

Registered Nurses (RNs)
Job Type: On call, part time and full time
Agency: Bridgeway Recovery Services
Department: Medically Managed Withdrawal clinic
Location: Salem Marion/Polk County
Position Description: Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel. If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team! Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking a qualified On-Call Registered Nurse to join our growing Medically Managed Withdrawal treatment team! Qualifications: Requires an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing Must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment. Experience working with people suffering from the disease of addiction preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our RNs provide exceptional, holistic nursing care to individuals, with a focus on the provision of direct care that promotes health, prevents disease, and treats the individual.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
Job Type: On call, part time and full time
Agency: Bridgeway Recovery Services
Department: Medically Managed Withdrawal clinic
Location: Salem Marion/Polk County
Position Description: Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel. If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team! Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking qualified Licensed Practical Nurses to join our growing medically managed withdrawal team! Qualifications: Requires a current, valid and unencumbered practical nursing license (LPN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment Requires at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our LPNs provide exceptional nursing care to our clients, with a focus on the provision of direct care that promotes health, prevents disease, and treats the individual.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Research Associate II
Agency: OCHIN, Inc.
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OCHIN is currently looking for a Research Associate II to join our team! The OCHIN Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) was established in 2007 with a mission to improve the health of under served populations, enhance their quality of care, and inform health policy through research. While Safety Net health practices do not have a primary research mission, they are willing to collaborate in research to improve practice quality. The Research Associate II will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders in the design, implementation, day-to-day operations, and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. Preference is given to candidates with experience in health disparities research and understanding of how social determinants of health impact health risks and outcomes. In this role, you'll be collaborating with an innovative team of people moving exciting projects forward and working to improve systems and processes along the way.
Duties & Responsibilities: Some of the work you'll do:

  • Participate with practice-based research network investigators in designing, developing, implementing, conducting, and managing research projects in the substantive field of knowledge on which the research is based (e.g., economics, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, psychology, etc.).
  • Coordinate and direct a diverse set of research activities on one or more research projects, which may involve supervision of other project staff (when applicable), and, as applicable, preparation of regulatory documentation.
  • Participate in operationalizing conceptual variables and translating specific research questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs and protocols.
  • Participate in designing, conducting, and interpreting statistical analyses of research data.
  • Contribute significantly to written reports, presentations, and publications to disseminate findings from research projects to scientific and technical audiences (e.g., writing sections or leading publications).
  • Provide technical/consultative services to PBRN clinician members, affiliated investigators, and other research personnel. 

Additional Responsibilities: All Research Associates IIs have a high level of autonomy and are expected to do the following:

  • Manage complex projects or research network nodes/sites
  • Work independently on multiple tasks.
  • Make decisions on how to implement work within specified research protocols.
  • Create work schedules and task deadlines needed to meet project timelines.
  • Identify and integrate pertinent research literature into specific research projects, programs, and manuscripts.
  • Translate a research proposal into an implementation protocol for a research project in a manner that assures scientific quality and integrity.
  • Translate statistical analysis findings into research presentations, reports, and manuscripts.
  • Pursue scholarship and collaboration to remain current with substantive field of knowledge and technical skills related to current project portfolio.
  • Liaise and network with other OCHIN departments and affiliated research institutions, as appropriate.
  • Lead and/or support research operations teams to develop, document and implement research policies and procedures.

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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


Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

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

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

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

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