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Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator - North Central Public Health District, The Dalles

Under the direction of the Director, the TPEP Coordinator serves as a key local resource on tobacco prevention issues and provides training and technical assistance to businesses, health care organizations, policy makers, community members, and others. Supports such entities to enact policy, system and environmental change. Preferred experience includes: public speaking, working in collaboration with internal and external partners, coordination and implementation of program elements, writing and document creation, developing program proposals. Associates or Bachelors degree in Public Health, or related field preferred. Education in combination with relevant experience in program management, health education, health planning may substitute for degree. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found hereClick here to download the application packet.

Posted July 22, 2014

Closing Date - July 31, 2014

 

Nursing Instructor - Clackamas Community College, Oregon City

Instructors will be responsible for meeting classes, instructing, advising, assisting and tutoring students, preparing course materials and evaluating student progress, and performing other tasks related to instruction and assessment as assigned.This recruitment will be used to fill two positions. The instructor must be able to work collaboratively with personnel in community agencies. Responsibilities will include innovative instruction in a variety of classroom, clinical, and clinical laboratory settings. The College and the Health Sciences Department are committed to student success and excellence and work as a team toward that end. It is expected that faculty will participate in curriculum development, assessment, advising, and tracking projects as well as being active in College and professional organizations. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted July 22, 2014

Closing Date - August 15, 2014

 

Policy Analyst 2 (School Based Health Services and Medicaid Administrative Claiming) - OHA/DMAP, Salem

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Division of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Operations and Policy Analyst 2 (SBHS and Medicaid Administrative Claiming) located in Salem. 

Major Duties Include:

  • Plan and do analytical research studies; prepare written summaries and conclusions of research on operational issues. Evaluate regulations and statutes; develop and recommend administrative rules, policies and procedures that supplement agency operations or administrative processes. Compile and analyze data to draw conclusions and propose courses of action; prepare reports that summarize analysis and conclusions. Identify potential operational problems and recommend solutions.
  • Participate on task forces to implement legislation or improve operational processes. Support advisory groups through information sharing and coordination of activities. Obtain data from interviews or other sources to evaluate quality of agency programs. Monitor program processes, procedures and results for compliance with regulations and effectiveness in meeting customer needs. Suggest ideas and ways to improve or enhance programs. Analyze, design and procure forms to support agency programs. Analyze performance measurement or production data to identify and monitor the quality and quantity of work; initiate action to improve deficiencies.
  • Analyze operation reporting requirements by comparing information systems to regulations. Facilitate groups that identify processing or system errors. Work jointly with agency program staff to help them access needed data, or plan business reporting needs. Solicit information from staff across work units to help coordinate and prioritize system improvements. Analyze new technology for application to agency business processes. Prioritize system programming needs. Collaborate with information system staff to plan business system changes and coordinate implementation. Explain operational business terms and data needs to system developers. Translate business processing concepts into documents usable by information system staff.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0493 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted July 21, 2014

Closing Date - August 4, 2014

 

Community Health Centers Manager - Lane County

Lane County and the Health & Human Services Department (H&HS) is looking for an experienced, forward thinking health/social services professional who will assist the County and Department in leading the Community Health Centers of Lane County. This person will be a voice in the community and an advocate for integrated, high quality services as part of a larger Health & Human Services Department.

The CHCLC Manager will report to the Lane County Health & Human Services Assistant Director and will be responsible for providing ongoing leadership, oversight, and guidance of the Community Health Centers of Lane County. He/she will also work closely with the Community Health Council which is a Mandated Committee. Mandated Committees are an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners and are appointed by the Board. Membership on the Community Health Council usually varies from 9 to 15 members with representation from consumers, health care providers, and community representatives. Fifty one percent (51%) of the representatives are individuals who are served by the CHCLC and forty nine percent are representative of the CHCLC catchment area who have expertise in community affairs, local government, finance, legal affairs, trade unions, commercial or industrial concerns, or social services agencies. There are currently thirteen members appointed to the Community Health Council and three vacancies. The CHCLC Manager will also work closely with other Divisions and Managers within H&HS and other relevant health and social services programs and services in the community to help foster cooperation, coordination and improved service delivery. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted July 21, 2014


Public Health Manager - Lane County

Lane County and the Health & Human Services Department (H&HS) is looking for a visionary public health professional who will assist the County and Department in leading community health transformation efforts, and managing the provision of critical public health services. This person will be a voice in the community for prevention and public health, and a champion for integrated, high quality services as part of a larger Health & Human Services Department.

The Public Health Manager will report to the Lane County Health & Human Services Director and will be responsible for providing ongoing leadership, oversight, and guidance through supervision of the Public Health Division including emergencies and significant events. He/she will also respond to public health related questions and services as a department representative and develop partnerships and interagency initiatives. The Public Health Manager will be responsible for a staff of about sixty six and an annual budget of about $12 million. Direct management reports include a Nurse Supervisor for Maternal Child Health; a Nurse Supervisor for Communicable Disease; a Program Supervisor for Environmental Health; a Program Supervisor for Woman, Infants & Children Services; a Program Supervisor for Prevention, and assigned support staff responsible for Preparedness, Vital Records, and Public Health Administration. The Public Health Manager will also work closely with the designated County Health Officer (Medical Director/Chief Physician) who, as part of the Health & Human Services management team, provides clinical/medical support and consultation to a number of programs/divisions such as the Community Health Centers and Public Health. The Public Health Manager will work closely with other Divisions and Managers within HHS and other relevant health and social services programs and services in the community to help foster cooperation, coordination and improved service delivery. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted July 21, 2014


Environmental Health Supervisor - Multnomah County Helath Department, Northeast Portland

Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland's most outstanding healthcare professionals. The Environmental Health Supervisor is responsible for co-leading the Inspections program within Environmental Health. This position directly supervises Registered Environmental Health Specialists and oversees activities related to mobile units, child care, pools, tourist and traveler, corrections, Job Corps, vending machines, recreational parks, drinking water systems, and emergency response assessments. The Environmental Health Supervisor works to protect the public from environmental health and safety hazards through identification of environmental threats and enforcement of appropriate laws and regulations, establishment and maintenance of procedural agreements between agencies, identification of disease threats and response to disease complaints, preparation for environmental threats and natural disasters, management of conflict and liability issues in a high profile and highly regulated arena, and establishment and support of a highly trained and skilled workforce that meets the diverse needs of the community served. This position is located at the Lloyd Corporate Plaza. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted July 21, 2014

Closing Date -July 29, 2014 11:59 PM


Epidemiologist 2 (HAI Reporting Epidemiologist) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time, limited duration Epidemiologist 2 (HAI Reporting Epidemiologist) located in Portland. The duration of the assignment will last 24 months from the date of hire with the possibility of an extension. 

Major Duties Include:

  • Coordinate mandatory HAI reporting from Oregon healthcare facilities through the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). Create annual reports and innovate methods, such as web-based systems, to ensure easy methods for access to current reportable HAI information by stakeholders and public. These publicly available reports provide in-depth analysis on all currently reportable HAIs, including summary and individual facility data.
  • Responsible for study design and ongoing evaluation of HAI trends in Oregon, including assessment of burden of disease and risk factors for HAIs. Independently plans and conduct special studies evaluating quality of care and impact of interventions designed to prevent and control HAIs. Identify and organize resources for development of new studies.
  • Lead development, implementation and maintenance of Oregon’s mandatory HAI reporting program through the NHSN; provide data from NHSN surveillance system to public and private agencies in Oregon with HAI prevention goals and objectives; collaborate with Oregon Patient Safety Commission to provide necessary data and analytic support to prevention collaboratives overseen by the Commission; work with other ACDP HAI staff to ensure that reported data is accurate.
  • Provide consultation to other epidemiologists and health professionals within the Oregon Health Authority, the Public Health Division, other agencies and health care professionals regarding the planning, conduct, and analysis of disease occurrence, outbreak investigations, special studies, and communicable disease issues with respect to HAIs. Provide technical assistance on NHSN definitions and reporting methodology to all Oregon healthcare facilities required to report using NHSN.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0494 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted July 21, 2014

Closing Date - August 1, 2014

 

Public Health Dietitian - Health, Housing and Human Services, Public Health Division, Clackamas County

Clackamas County’s Public Health Division has a vacancy for a part time job share Public Health Dietitian. The Public Health Dietitian in this position provides direct service to participants in the Women Infants and Children (WIC) Program including; professional level nutrition assessment, counseling, and education. Additionally, this position participates in coordination of care of nutritionally high risk participants with medical providers, Public Health Nurses and other providers. The Public Health Dietitian also serves as a nutrition and program technical resource and mentor to the WIC program’s Nutrition Assistants and the Public Health Division staff. The Dietitian will provide input and leadership in the development and evaluation of nutrition education materials, programs and services. This position may expand to include other public health nutrition assessment and education duties. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted July 21, 2014

Closing Date - July 29, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Men's Violence Prevention/Mental Health Promotion Specialist - Prevention and Wellness Services, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

The Men’s Violence Prevention/Mental Health Promotion Specialist is responsible for working collaboratively with the Consultation and Sexual Assault Support (CASAS) coordinator to provide direct service to Western Students, development of violence prevention materials and programs that engage male students and focus on issues of bystander intervention, and creation of a community of caring and emotional wellness. Other responsibilities include training and supervision of two Peer Health Educator (PHE) groups, Masculinity Outreach and Violence Education (MOVE), addressing men’s issues and engaging men in the work of decreasing and preventing violence, and THRIVE which works to promote positive mental health, reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues and accessing help, and suicide prevention. The Men’s Violence Prevention/Mental Health Promotion Specialist is a collaborative team member of Prevention and Wellness Services working to achieve department and University goals. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted - July 21, 2014

Open until filled - Application review begins August 7, 2014

 

Compliance Specialist 3 (Clinical Laboratory Inspector) - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Compliance Specialist 3 (Clinical Laboratory Inspector) located in Hillsboro. 

Major Duties Include:

  • Perform surveys and assist in the administration of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) program for the Laboratory Compliance (LC) section of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL).
  • Work independently to assign and track all clinical laboratory inspections to assure they occur on schedule and to assure complaints against clinical, drug testing and health screen testing permit laboratories are investigated timely.
  • Perform inspections for clinical laboratory testing, non-medical substance of abuse testing and health screen permit testing.
  • Decide if deficiencies pose an immediate jeopardy to the public and take action that may include the laboratory to stop testing until compliance can be assured.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0473 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted July 21, 2014

Closing Date - July 31, 2014

 

Research Analyst 4 (MCH Senior Research Analyst) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Research Analyst 4 (MCH Senior Research Analyst) located in Portland.

  • Technical Consultation: Provide consultation and leadership on assessment, evaluation and research to the MCH Management Team as well as across the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP). Identifies and prioritizes assessment, program evaluation and research needs, and advises the management team regarding these needs. Needs may include program-wide, project-specific, and coalition or partner supported projects. Provide consultation on assessment, evaluation and research to MCH program coordinators, policy analysts, continuous quality improvement specialists, and data managers. Serve as consultant and mentor to MCH Research Analysts. Provide consultation to MCH Informaticists on coordination and alignment of informatics, data collection, and research design and analysis. Confer with internal and external stakeholders, communicating with the public regarding MCH research methods and results.
  • Research Planning, Design, and Analysis: Design study methods, data collection tools, and analysis plans for assessment, evaluation and research projects. Provide oversight to the work of other staff members engaged in compiling and analyzing information. Seek alternative sources of data as needed to address program planning and evaluation needs. Provide guidance and consultation in research design, analytical techniques, concepts, methodologies and studies to other research analysts and project staff. Provide leadership in the development of survey instruments and/or data files to establish data sets for analysis and study. Manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of major research and complex data analysis projects from conception through presentation and publication. Develop grant proposals, including justification, research plan, analysis plan, and budget. Provide consultation on the management, evaluation and interpretation of other state and national databases, such as the National Survey of Children’s Health, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), Maternal Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), etc.
  • Report Preparation: Gather data, prepare reports, and provide recommendations based on the data to the management team. Prepare and co-author written reports, publications, and oral presentations which include charts, graphs and tables that explain/demonstrate study findings, including recommendations and reports to outside funders and other partners and stakeholders.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0472 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted July 10, 2014

Closing Date - August 6, 2014

 

Consulting Research Analyst (812561) - Cammbia Health Solutions, Portland

Bring your analytical expertise to this role where you will be responsible for proactively managing, retrospectively tracking, and reporting on financial and risk positions in support of the Palliative Care Program. The Consulting Research Analyst performs technical, analytical, and support functions to help the meet program goals, contributes to strategic and tactical planning efforts, and serves as a company-wide resource on program evaluation and measurement.

This role is responsible for timely and accurate research, analysis, and recommendations with respect to program effectiveness; measurement and reporting features; and leveraging knowledge of applied research methods and health research best practices towards the success of the program. The Consulting Research Analyst applies knowledge of data mining tools and methods and analytic programming tools to determine program effectiveness. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found hereTo apply, please go to www.cambiahealth.com/careers

Posted July 8, 2014

 

Consulting Clinical Research Analyst (819689) - Cambia Health Solutions, Portland, Seattle, and Telecommute options available

Bring your analytical expertise, strong communication skills, and a passion for measurement to this role where you will be responsible for supporting effectiveness studies of quality improvement interventions in support of the Quality Management program. The Consulting Clinical Research Analyst performs technical, analytical, and support functions to meet program goals, contributes to strategic and tactical planning efforts, and serves as a company-wide resource on program evaluation and measurement.

The Clinical Consulting Research Analyst leverages knowledge of applied research methods, data mining tools, analytic programming, and health care quality expertise. This role is responsible for providing timely, valid and reliable data, analysis, research, and recommendations regarding program effectiveness, including measurement and reporting of intervention outcomes. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. To apply, please go to www.cambiahealth.com/careers.

Posted July 8, 2014

 

Policy Analyst 3 (Dental Pilots Project Coordinator) - OHA/PHD, Portland

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of part-time, limited duration (20 hours per week) Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Dental Pilots Project Coordinator) located in Portland. Here's an opportunity to join a team committed to providing excellent services and to follow your interests in a large, diverse organization. Benefits include a competitive salary, health insurance, paid holidays, leave accrual and personal leave, membership in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and opportunities to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plans.

  • Planning & Program Development: Develop a clearly defined internal process for accepting and reviewing project applications, including a system for tracking all communications and records. Create forms and guidance for project applications. Distribute application forms and guidance through appropriate mechanisms such as the main website, partner websites, list serves, etc. Identify and coordinate with expert reviewers of project applications for acceptance.
  • Oversight and Monitoring: Coordinate review of project applications. Create and monitor all correspondence related to the project applications. Inform applicants of approval or denial. Conduct regularly scheduled site visits and create site visit reports. Collect and review any required program reports. Submit reports as requested.
  • Consultation and Technical Assistance: Ensure that projects are aware of the Oregon Administrative Rules regarding the Dental Pilot Projects. Provide clarification on application materials or the application process to applicants as requested. Provide information to approved projects regarding concerns or issues. Communicate with expert reviewers and site visit expert consultants regarding observations and recommendations.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0455 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted June 26, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Public Health Nurse 2 (SBHC Public Health Nurse) - OHA/PHD, Portland

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

Major Duties Include:

  • Coordinate and assist certifying School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) to meet core clinical standards. Coordinate and assist in the SBHC certification process (this involves the review of policies, procedures and nursing care protocols; review of patient records, direct observation of patient care services, and patient and staff interviews). Specifically, she/he will review, update, and maintain certification standards; update, disseminate, and review certification applications upon return; plan and conduct site visits using certification reviewer tool; prepare and disseminate certification visit reports; plan follow-up of compliance and quality assurance issues identified in review process; identify educational needs of SBHCs and their sponsor agencies; and provide direct technical assistance to help SBHCs and their sponsors reach compliance with program, State, and Federal standards
  • Coordinate and provide site-level clinical technical assistance. Plan, coordinate, and provide direct technical assistance regarding clinic planning (including productivity), clinical competence, and quality assurance and improvement exercises. Examples include, but are not limited to, working with SBHC Program to formulate and communicate State and Federal program policies to SBHC sites and sponsors; interpret SBHC site and sponsor problems to SBHC program team and assist in development and implementation of remedy; identify grant funding sources for SBHC sites and assist in the development of grant applications.
  • Identify, plan, coordinate, and/or provide clinical trainings for local SBHCs. Through aforementioned technical assistance and outreach activities, identify clinical training needs for program staff and SBHC sites. She/he will plan, coordinate, and/or provide clinical trainings in-person and via various technology forums including videoconference and web-link. Topics may include, but are not limited to, clinical best-practice updates, administration, budgeting, staffing, planning, and supervision techniques.
  • Provide technical expertise and consultation to State SBHC program staff and affiliated agencies.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0447 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted June 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 July 3, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after July 2, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Principal Executive/Manager G (Administrator, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion) - 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 Prevention and Health Promotion) located in Portland.

Major Duties Include:

  • Lead the center 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 the executive leadership team of the Director. Direct the administration and operations of the center in alignment with Oregon statutes, administrative rules, OHA and the Public Health Division’s enterprises, 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, to media, the Conference of Local Health Officials, federal 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 OHA14-0446 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted June 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 July 14, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after July 13, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Director of Public Health - Umatilla County

This position directs and supervises the activities of the Public Health Division in
accordance with applicable laws and within administrative policy. Act as the agent of the Oregon State Health Division in enforcing state public health laws and administrative rules. Develop, direct and monitor the budget and financial management systems. Provide leadership with the local jurisdiction and overall health planning and development including assessing public health service needs in the county. Represent the county health division in negotiating and coordination of public health services with the community, State and Federal government, and Conference of Local Health Officials. Insure performance of quality assurance activities. Evaluate functioning of individual programs in relation to goals, objectives and existing laws and regulations. Maintains liaison with State and County officials; medical community, resource organizations and community leaders to obtain support for and an understanding of public health programs to develop mutually beneficial programs. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted June 19, 2014

Open until filled

 

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

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

Surveys and Investigations: 

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

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

Posted June 16, 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 June 24, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after June 23, 2014 may not receive consideration.


Principal Executive/Manager F (Immunization Section Manager) - The Center for Public Health Practice, 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 F (Immunization Section Manager) located in Portland.

The Center for Public Health Practice provides services to prevent and control diseases, monitor vital events, and assure an effective statewide public health system. CPHP programs work closely with local and tribal governments, community partners, and the public to protect and improve the health of all people in Oregon. Special emphasis is placed on communicable diseases, including epidemiology, laboratory testing, immunization emergency preparedness, and other community control measures. CPHP screens all newborn infants for biochemical disorders to prevent disability or death, and collects and analyzes vital record data to monitor health trends. The quality of statewide public health services is assured through consultation, planning, review, and accreditation of state and local agencies.

Major Duties Include:

  • Serve to administer, direct, and coordinate the Immunization Program in coordination with the Immunization management team. Set strategies and priorities, and provide policy input to high-level state, federal and private policy makers on public health issues related to target population. Serve as an agency spokesperson in a number of audiences. Manage/direct policy papers, needs assessments, grant writing operations, reporting, resource distribution, contract oversight, supervision of a multi-disciplinary team and assures accountability of state/federal programs to the Oregon Health Authority, and federal agencies. Work with complex systems of health care in addition to large groups of coalitions and multi-agency collaboration efforts to accomplish Oregon Benchmarks, Healthy People 2020 Objectives and the triple aim of Oregon’s Health Systems Transformation. Work on across-center program integration and partnership efforts aimed at families in close coordination with the Center Administrator and Section Managers. Examples include WIC-Immunization integration, promotion of the adolescent visit, maintaining and expanding an integrated data system, and taking the lead on partnership efforts.
  • Manage and direct the day-to-day program operation for the Immunization Section. Develop policies, procedures, programs, and program priorities in coordination with the Immunization management team and a broad range of constituents (i.e., local health departments, Coordinated Care Organizations, Medicaid, and the medical community).
  • Develop strategies and policies to address the information management needs of the section. Provide leadership in implementing, enhancing and maintaining data systems. Manage significant investments in Oregon’s public health system with major impacts on other areas of public health, education, clinical medicine and public/private medical providers. Provide leadership in developing collaborative efforts with multiple teammates and outside agencies to achieve relevant key objectives. This includes working with the Immunize Oregon Coalition, negotiating agency positions, funding for interagency agreements and leading collaborative efforts for media campaigns. 
  • Provide supervisory functions by interviewing, hiring, firing, and training; approving or disapproving recommendations of subordinate staff on personnel actions; evaluating subordinate performance by hearing and resolving employee grievances; and by using the union contract to define parameters of staff positions and roles.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0260 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted June 16, 2014

Closing Date - July 31, 2014

 

Public Health Nurse 2 (Communicable Disease or Occupational Health/Immunizations) - Marion County Health Department, Salem

The PHN 1 performs a variety of nursing assignments, applying accepted, current nursing techniques and implementing service activities. PHN 1 nursing services are designed to promote health, teach preventive health care and techniques to clients, and provide direct client care and treatment. The PHN 1 has limited community interface, and provides health education and services in primarily defined settings.

The PHN 2 integrates nursing theory with public health science to improve and promote the health of the entire community, recognizing, implementing and promoting into practice the interplay between the individual’s health and the community’s health. PHN 2 provides comprehensive nursing services to selected individuals, families, and groups, including health promotion, maintenance, education and coordination of care.

The PHN 3 acts as a community link between service provision and overall community planning and development, and participates in comprehensive health planning by bringing various aspects of nursing service into the planning process. The PHN 3 assists supervisors with coordination of program, service and staff activities, and recommends changes to clinic and service operations to improve the quality and/or delivery of client services.

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

Posted June 9, 2014

 

Policy Analyst - Oregon Center for Public Policy, Silverton

The Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP) is hiring a Policy Analyst. We seek someone with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences to join OCPP’s professional staff. OCPP is an independent, nonprofit organization that conducts in-depth research and analysis on budget, tax and economic issues. OCPP distributes its analysis to policymakers, organizations and civically engaged Oregonians throughout the state. Our goal is to improve decision making and generate more opportunities for all Oregonians.

The Policy Analyst will participate in the organization's public education efforts and analysis of tax, budget and economic policies. Analyses will span a range of issues such as the adequacy and fairness of federal and state governments' revenue structures, federal and state budgets and their impact on vulnerable populations, unemployment insurance policies, income supports for the working poor, income and wage trends, hunger and food insecurity and the effectiveness of tax expenditures and economic development incentives. The position entails work in the organization’s offices in Silverton. OCPP allows employees living outside the Silverton-Salem area to “telework” on a limited basis. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted June 9, 2014

 

Public Health/Family Medicine Physician - Clackamas Health Centers

Join one of the leading forces in community health care in the Portland metropolitan area. Clackamas Health Centers is looking for doctors who thrive working in community, and family-focused positions. Our Federally Qualified Health Centers focus on the patient as an individual, not a number. These positions give you the opportunity to work with a special segment of the community, from urban to rural residents, impacting the health and well-being of all ages. Our family-friendly, flexible schedules give you a chance to maintain a healthy balance of work and family life. We offer competitive salaries without on-call rotations and hospital rounds. Apply today and become a part of the Clackamas Health Centers family. Whether you enjoy being on the doorstep of vibrant Portland, Oregon, or at the foot of Mount Hood, be a part of an expanding service to the community in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. The Clackamas Health Center is happy to work with doctors to find the right workload for them and can accommodate a job share. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted May 12, 2014 


School Employee Wellness Program Coordinator - OEA Choice Trust, Tigard/Portland

Looking for an opportunity to join a great organization?  OEA Choice Trust is looking for a School Employee Wellness Program Coordinator to help us achieve our vision that all Oregon public school employees are healthy, resilient and engaged as champions for healthy school environments and vital communities.  You will be an active member of our organization and join OEA Choice Trust’s school employee wellness team.  

The School Employee Wellness Program Coordinator will serve as an active member of the OEA Choice Trust’s dynamic team. The School Employee Wellness Program Coordinator’s responsibilities will include supporting the administration of OEA Choice Trust’s employee wellness grants, delivery of direct technical assistance and training to grantee schools, cultivate key relationships with OEA Choice Trust grantees and partners, and assist the planning of the Oregon School Employee Wellness Conference with future opportunities to expand and possibly lead new projects. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 

Posted May 2, 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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

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

Posted November 5, 2013

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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