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CHN - Healthy Birth Initatives - Health Department, Multnomah County

This recruitment is for a 1.0 FTE CHN in the Health Birth Initiatives (HBI) Program. This position has a Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirement with an African American Community Focus (testing will be required).

Healthy Birth Initiative (HBI): The vision for HBI's work is to create an equitable system of health promotion, prevention and care that empowers people, improves quality of life, and reduces rates of negative birth outcomes for African American families. HBI's mission is to support healthy birth outcomes and reduce perinatal disparities for African American families by improving the well-being of mothers, fathers, and their children before, during and in-between pregnancies. The mission of this initiative is optimally achieved by employing culturally appropriate interventions that work across the LifeCourse and include promoting policies that positively impact family health; implementing effective, population-based public health interventions; prioritizing populations that experience the greatest disparities; and engaging in collaborative community partnerships and planning.

The HBI CHN provides services to pregnant and parenting families primarily within the African American community, including comprehensive prenatal, post partum, and child health assessments. They collect family data to assist in identifying biophyschosocial needs which impacts optimum health. Screenings are provided to identify developmental problems. Based on information collected, a plan is made with the family to improve health outcomes. The CHN advocates for the client and family to improve access to resources and health care. Interventions include screening, health teaching, care management, advocacy and counseling. The CHN also communicates and coordinates care with other agencies and providers as appropriate. Services may be provided to individuals or to groups. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted May 19, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

EMS Program Supervisor - Health Department, Multnomah County

The Health Department is seeking a Program Supervisor to provide leadership to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program. This person provides hands on management of the routine operations of the EMS program and staff under the supervision of the EMS Program Manager. This position supports the program through direct supervision of the EMS staff, administration of the EMS program budget, oversees contracts, and supports the needs of the County's EMS Administrator.

Key program functions include:

  • Enforcement of the County Ambulance Ordinance
  • Short and long-term EMS system planning including the County's Ambulance Service Plan
  • Administration of the franchise agreement for emergency ambulance services
  • Intervention with frequent callers of the 911 EMS system
  • Medical supervision of EMS system providers
  • Overall medical direction of the County's EMS system

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

Posted May 18, 2015

Closing Date - May 28, 2015

 

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.

Posted May 18, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Internship Opportuntiy - Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine, University of Western States, Portland

The mission of University of Western States (UWS) is to improve the health of individuals and society. UWS accomplishes this aim by advancing the science and art of integrated health care, by providing leadership in the education of healthcare professionals and by enhancing knowledge through research and scholarship. In 2014, UWS launched a center of excellence focused on the promotion of healthy behaviors and positive lifestyle changes to achieve optimal quality of life. The Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine (NWCLFM) is dedicated to enhancing the health of university and community constituents through wellness-related service, education and research. The goals of the Center include:

  1. Train healthcare professionals to deliver patient-centered care that emphasizes lifestyle enhancement and functional optimization. 
  2. Serve our community through education, outreach and effective integrated health care. 
  3. Sponsor research and scholarship activities to advance evidence-informed practices in the areas of lifestyle and functional medicine, health promotion, diet and nutrition and mind-body medicine. 
  4. Lead innovation in lifestyle and functional medicine through the creation and deployment of models, programs and initiatives to address individual health needs and to improve the health of society.

Intern Responsibilities: This internship resides within the Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine (NWCLFM) at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. The intern will work directly with Executive Director to provide support to NWCLFM programs, grants, projects and initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the design, develop, and implement campus and community initiatives and projects.
  • Assist in planning and conducting a community needs assessment to determine the health and wellness needs of southeast Portland. 
  • Assist with planning and implementation of community events, symposiums and/or conferences. 
  • Review, monitor, analyze and compile data from local, state and national data sources as it relates the NWCLFM initiatives and projects. 
  • Apply elementary statistical tests to various data. 
  • Develop and administer surveys and questionnaires; analyze and summarize results. 
  • Develop evaluation tools/instruments, protocols and strategies. 
  • Prepare written reports, narratives, statistical reports, studies, and special projects for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Develop and create data displays including charts, graphs and other visual representations of data. 
  • Summarize data into various formats for a wide variety of audiences. 
  • Support the preparation of grant proposals including narrative components such as needs assessments, logic models, work plans, etc.
  • Attend meetings associated with NWCLFM initiatives and projects. 
  • All other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

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

Posted May 14, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

PAID Graduate Student Internship Opportunity - Oregon Office of Rural Health, Portland

The Oregon Office of Rural Health (ORH), based at Oregon Health and Science University
(OHSU), is seeking an intern from a graduate school program (MPH, MPA or other related field) to evaluate the health and related social service needs of the aging population in rural Oregon.

The mission of ORH is to improve the quality, availability, and accessibility of health care for rural Oregonians. The intern will complete a report to assess needs of the aging population in rural Oregon with respect to objectives outlined in Senate Bill 21 (SB21). The objectives of this bill are to:

  • Support seniors and people with disabilities to stay in their own homes and communities;
  • Support seniors and people with disabilities to achieve and maintain their
  • independence;
  • Serve all people and cultures equitably and in a manner they choose.

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

Posted May 8, 2015

Closing Date - May 15, 2015

 

Research Associate - Center for Evidence and Health Policy, OHSU

The Center for Evidence-based Policy’s mission is to address policy challenges with evidence and collaboration. The Center currently works on behalf of 23 state governments across the U.S. as well as federal agencies. The Center produces research that is independent, high-quality and effective in meeting the needs of decision makers. We actively seek employees who share this commitment to evidence, innovation, tangible results and the general public-good. The Center has experienced a great deal of growth in the last few years and is looking for a professional with strong policy research experience to join our research team. Major responsibilities of this position include analysis, quality assessment and synthesis of complex research studies, independent research on policy implications of these data, and report writing and presentation and interpretation of results to state policy makers.    

Apply online at http://www.ohsujobs.com (click on “Search for Jobs”) IRC47524 with position number A64125.

Posted May 7, 2015

 

Research Associate - Center for Epidemiology & Health Policy, OHSU

The Center for Evidence-based Policy’s mission is to address policy challenges with evidence and collaboration. The Center currently works on behalf of 23 state governments across the U.S. as well as federal agencies. The Center produces research that is independent, high-quality and effective in meeting the needs of decision makers. We actively seek employees who share this commitment to evidence, innovation, tangible results and the general public-good. The Center has experienced a great deal of growth in the last few years and is looking for a researcher with strong epidemiology skills to join our research team.

Major responsibilities of this position include analysis of large public data sets, analysis, quality assessment and synthesis of complex research studies, independent research on policy implications of these data, and major report writing and presentation and interpretation of results to state policy makers. This position will play a lead role in team-based development of large reports. 

Apply online at http://www.ohsujobs.com (click on “Search for Jobs”) IRC47508 with position number A79280.

Posted May 7, 2015

 

Healthcare Integration Manager - Oregon Primary Care Association 

The Healthcare Integration Manager is an integral part of the TA & Training management team. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, supporting, informing, and coordinating programming for behavioral health integration, oral health integration, and other areas of healthcare integration in Oregon’s Community Health Centers. The Healthcare Integration Manager works closely with the OPCA Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Primary Care Transformation, the Technical Assistance (TA) and Policy team, and other management and community stakeholders. S/he is an integral part of the TA & Training management team. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, supporting, informing, and coordinating programming for behavioral health integration, oral health integration, and other areas of healthcare integration in Oregon’s Community Health Centers. The Healthcare Integration Manager oversees program development, budget oversight, development and delivery of behavioral health and oral health integration training needs as well as peer network coordination of behavioral health staff across Community Health Centers in Oregon. The position is also responsible for working in tandem with the Oregon Health Authority on implementation of behavioral health integration projects as they relate to payment reform. The position is also the organizational lead on the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program as well as Oral Health Strategic Planning activities with support from the Training and TA Project Coordinator 2. Additionally, the Healthcare Integration Manager will work in tandem with the Director of Primary Care Transformation on work relating to the Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute programming conducted by OPCA. This position is also a key contributor to the development of content and shaping the delivery of OPCA training events and onsite training for CHC staff, board members and a variety of stakeholders. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted May 4, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (Jail) - Polk County

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of nursing duties related to the patient care of inmates in the custody of the Polk County Correctional facility.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties. However, these examples do not include all the specific tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.

  • Administers immunizations for preventable communicable diseases to both adults and children.
  • Assists with annual survey of all schools to determine level of eligibility and excludes those not in compliance with the immunization law.
  • Plans and exchanges information with other community health providers and other community agencies for more effective health care. Explores, develops and uses community resources;promotes community health awareness. Maintains knowledge of resources within the health care delivery system and the social service system that can be assessed by clients on the local and state level.
  • Consults with registered nurses and other health team members and seeks guidance when needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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

Posted May 4, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Environmental Health Specialist, Clark County Public Health Department

CLARK COUNTY’S Public Health, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking an ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST I/II that will be responsible for protecting the health of citizens by assuring compliance with environmental public health rules and regulations, educating stakeholders, preventing exposure to environmental hazards and promoting healthy natural and built environments within Clark County

Environmental Health Specialists are responsible for protecting the health of citizens by assuring compliance with environmental public health rules and regulations, educating stakeholders, preventing exposure to environmental hazards and promoting healthy natural and built environments within Clark County. The Food Safety position duties will include but not limited to: conducting inspections of schools, restaurants, grocery stores, taverns, bakeries, meat markets and other retail food establishments according to an assigned schedule; provide information on requirements for new and remodeled food establishments and answer questions from the public regarding health requirements for food service establishments. The position incumbent will be expected to give presentations to food service workers and other groups regarding the prevention of food borne illnesses and proper food handling procedures. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 27, 2015

Closing Date - First Review 05/08/15, then open until filled

 

Campus Wellness Coordinator - Pacific University, Portland

Pacific University is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Wellness Coordinator. The primary focus for the individual in this position is to provide advocacy and educational outreach programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Campus Wellness Coordinator provides campus leadership in responding to survivors of sexual assault; collaborative and direct community education to increase the development of healthy relationships and reduce the likelihood of sexual misconduct; and prevention and harm reduction education regarding alcohol use and abuse. The position is funded at 0.8FTE, an average of 32 hours per week for 12 months or 40 hours per week for 9.6 months (variable hours, to be negotiated). Minimum education: master’s degree in public health, higher education, counseling/psychology, social work or other related field OR a completed Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years related work experience (min. 1 year post degree). The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 17, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Brownfield Internship Opportunity - OHA-Public Health Division

The Brownfield Initiative at Oregon Health Authority-Public Health Division (OHA-PHD) is seeking a Masters in Regional and Urban Planning (MURP) and/or Masters of Public Health (MPH) intern. Placement would start in late Spring/early Summer 2015 (flexible). The Brownfield Initiative is situated within the Environmental Public Health Section of the Public Health Division and is part of the State of Oregon’s effort to support healthy, equitable communities through evidence-based research and collaboration. We have significant expertise in the intersection of health, community engagement, cross disciplinary partnerships, and the built environment. Our focus is on the opportunity to improve health and address health inequities through the redevelopment or reuse of brownfield properties. For more information about our work, see our website

The intern would support a critical need identified through a collective impact effort led by the OHA-PHD Brownfields Initiative. The collective impact effort includes stakeholders with an interest in brownfields from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and the Oregon Business Development Division (aka “Business Oregon”). The intern would be located primarily at the Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland, Oregon (Lloyd center area) – at OHA-PHD with opportunity to travel to other state agency offices as a part of the collective impact process. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 17, 2015

 

Public Health Data Analyst/Epidemiologist - Benton County Public Health

Serves as primary technical resource for planning, developing, collecting, managing, and analyzing population health data. This position involves collaborative work with internal and community partners to develop and update a community health assessment that identifies community health issues, needs, assets and priorities. In addition, the person in this position participates in development, implementation, and monitoring of program and organizational performance standards. The position provides episodic epidemiological investigation used in the prevention and control of communicable diseases and food borne outbreaks. Works in an innovative, high paced environment, researching and presenting data, integrating health equity approaches across BCHS and within the community, and participating in development of a regional health assessment. This position is a regular part-time (20hrs/wk) position.  In addition, funding has been approved for a limited duration of six months at 20hrs/wk. 

BENTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH: Public Health is concerned with protecting the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works or visits Benton County. We envision "engaged communities and blended services achieving better health." We focus on preventing health problems before they occur. Our programs strive to create community conditions that help reduce health disparities so all people have an equal chance for a long and healthy life. Services are open to all, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status. All services are accessible to those with mobility challenges and language translation is available. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted April 17, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous
*This recruitment is open until filled, with the next consideration date of May 15th, 2015.

 

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.

Posted March 30, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous; dependent on opportunities available

 

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

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager G (Oregon State Public Health Laboratory Director) located in Hillsboro.

Major Duties Include:

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

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

Posted March 6, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Community Health Nurse 2 - Lane County Health & Human Services, Eugene

The Lane County Public Health Maternal & Child Health 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. This position will work in the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program. This program delivers education and support for low income, at risk, first-time mothers who meet the qualifications for enrollment in the NFP program. The successful candidate must be able to work autonomously. To provide a variety of professional population focused community and public health nursing services in health promotion, prevention and disease control programs; and to perform related duties as assigned. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 24, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Maternal Child Public Health Program Supervisor - Washington County Public Health, Hillsboro

This is an exceptional opportunity to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate the work of staff involved in providing services within our maternal child public health program. Responsibilities include assessing, planning, developing, coordinating and implementing programs and systems; supervising and training personnel in their specific program area; monitoring grants and contracts; coordinating services with appropriate local and State programs, agencies and educational institutions; and performing a variety of technical tasks relative to this program.

Maternal child health programs and services are core components within our public health division. In order to assure healthy families, our Field Team focuses on home visiting programs and supports to pregnant women, infants and young children. The Field Team consists of experienced public health nurses and community health workers. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 17, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Nursing Program Manager 2 (MCDC/Justice Center Jail) - Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC)

As the Program Manager for the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC), this position provides leadership, supervision, coordination, planning and organization for the 448 bed adult jail located in downtown Portland. This position administers and evaluates policies, operations and employee performance for medical, mental health, and dental care provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This position requires the application of technical knowledge of the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections, and management knowledge and skills to assure that our clients receive care at or above the community standard. This position requires initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive changes in this constantly changing medical/corrections environment, and the capacity to perform work independently following fiscal and program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining an excellent working relationship with all levels of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) management and staff are critical.

Corrections Health is a blend of hospital care, emergency care, home health, diagnostic services and clinical services. The ethical and legal parameters of public health enable us to deliver health care to each individual without bias. The umbrella of responsibility for screening and treating communicable disease conditions is to protect the community in and out of jail. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 10, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Community Health Nurse 1 or 2 - Lane County Health & Human Services

This position will work in the Public Health Maternal & Child Health home visiting program and provide home nursing visits to eligible pregnant women, babies and children with special health care needs. This position supports the families through providing case management, care coordination, education, and community resource connections.

The Lane County Public Health Maternal & Child Health 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.

Posted March 6, 2015

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Deputy Medical Director - Corrections Health, Multnomah County

The Deputy Medical Director will direct, manage, organize and evaluate the activities of Corrections Health within the Health Department. This position requires the application of technical knowledge in the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections and management knowledge and skills to direct the program, thereby assuring clients receive care at the community standard.

The Deputy Medical Director must possess initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive strategic directions in an evolving medical and corrections environment, while upholding fiscal and legal parameters, along with program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining excellent working relationships are required. Collaboration and coordination is crucial especially with all levels within Corrections Health, as well as other county divisions: Health Department Integrated Clinical Services, Sheriff's Office, Department of Community Justice, Attorney's Office, District Attorney's Office, county courts and other community partners. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted March 5, 2015

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

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

 

Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator - CareOregon, Portland

Responsible for assisting with the management of the pharmacy benefit and developing and delivering clinical and educational interventions designed to improve pharmaceutical use. Responsibilities include formulary management; assisting with management of specific patients in the multidisciplinary case management/medication therapy management program; developing and conducting educational initiatives to improve prescribing patterns; develop and conduct quality improvement programs related to the pharmacy program; evaluating medication authorization requests and providing oversight to the medication PA process.

The following are required: 1) Graduate of an accredited pharmacy program, 2) Current, unrestricted license as a pharmacist in Oregon, 3) Advanced pharmacy training (PharmD, residency, fellowship, or masters degree in related discipline), and 4) Practical experience as a clinical pharmacist in formulary management or ambulatory care or other clinical setting. ‚Ä®Previous experience in managed care is preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Behavioral Health Innovation Specialist - CareOregon, Medford

Provides leadership in technical assistance, coaching, and training to member clinics in areas related to the Behavioral Health development across multiple CareOregon regions and non-network providers. Will spend time teaching, facilitating, providing on-site support in order to improve Triple Aim outcomes in Primary Care. Requires 2yrs of behavioral health improvement, or related experience and/or education with demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Previous coaching/practice facilitation and/or project management experience and/or a LCSW or MPH degree preferred. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date - Open until filled

 

Community Health Nurse - Jackson County HHS

Jackson County is looking for an exceptional Registered Nurse, primarily in our communicable disease and immunization program. Become part of a team that improves the health of the community by preventing illness and outbreaks.

Job Duties and Requirements: Under direction, to plan, implement and deliver community health nursing services such as assessment, care delivery and counseling; to maintain records, manage program finances, maintain supplies and perform other administrative tasks as necessary; to perform related work as required.

The Community Health Nurse II is a professional journey level class. Incumbents perform a full range of complex technical and analytical duties with only occasional instruction or assistance. Work is normally reviewed only upon completion and for overall results. The employee receives general instructions regarding the scope of and approach to projects or assignments, but procedures and techniques are left to the discretion of the employee. Employee may be expected to provide supervision to subordinate staff, volunteers, interns or other aides; however, supervisory responsibilities are ancillary to the main intent and focus of the position. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Closing Date - Continuous

 

Director of Nursing Practice - Nursing Director, Multnomah County

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

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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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

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

Closing Date - Continuous

 

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.

 


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