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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. 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. Direct all activities of the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL). Establish policies and priorities, provide statewide leadership in science and laboratory practice and serve as part of the Center for Public Health Practice Leadership Team.

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.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0534 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 26, 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 September 30, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after September 29, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Medical Laboratory Technician 1 - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time, limited duration Medical Laboratory Technician 1 located in Hillsboro. The duration of the assignment will last 17 months from the date of hire. This position includes family health benefits, leave accrual and is represented by a union.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sample Handling: Receive samples, review test request forms comparing information on the form to that on the sample to determine if sufficient positive, matching identification is present; assess the adequacy of the samples; and enter demographic and test orders into the laboratory information system. Follow all procedures and protocols for handling samples and paperwork including but not limited to: misidentified samples, inadequately identified samples, paperwork with missing information, samples without paperwork, paperwork without samples, misdirected samples etc.
  • Kit Preparation: Prepare labels for use by sections, for use on test kits and as otherwise needed. Prepares kit orders, compiling necessary components, labeling when required, and preparing for shipping via USPS, UPS or FedEx or laboratory courier service using cost and client urgency to select best means for delivery. Check kit orders prepared by others maintaining documentation as required according to established procedures. Monitors levels of kit materials, and communicates needs to the Medical Laboratory Technician 2 (MLT2). Act as a primary or secondary back up for NBS kit prep when the MLT2 is away.
  • Mail and package handling and shipping: Prepare paperwork or enters information electronically to ship parcels (kits) according to the requirements of the various carriers (e.g. USPS, FedEx, and UPS) or laboratory courier service using cost and client urgency to select best means for delivery. Prepare biologic and infections specimens according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements for shipping, maintaining documentation and assuring that all packages are in compliance with regulations.

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 OHA14-0542 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 26, 2014

Closing Date - September 5, 2014

 

Project Manager - The Center for Healthy Communities, OHSU

The Center for Healthy Communities is hiring a full time Project Manager for our new research project, Dissemination, Implementation, and Evaluation of Native STAND in American Indian Communities. The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for implementation and oversight of data collection for a grant focused on American Indian/ Alaska Native teen sexual health under the guidance of the Directors of the Center for Healthy Communities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Principal Investigator to ensure that research protocols are implemented correctly and on time and other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and test recruitment materials.
  • Work closely with research team to finalize research instruments and protocols.
  • Prepare and submit documents to IRB to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Recruit study participants and coordinate research activities with participants and the research team.
  • Collect evaluation data as directed by the Principal Investigator and the evaluation team.
  • Work with participants and research team to develop and implement a sustainability plan. 
  • Create a dissemination plan for project and contribute to deliverables (manuscripts, scientific conferences, websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.).
  • Prepare progress reports for funding agency.
  • Travel to conferences and research sites occasionally.


Preferred: MPH with previous experience working with communities of color, specifically tribal communities and experience with youth development programs.

To apply: This position has been posted online under IRC44522 at www.ohsu.edu.

Posted - August 26, 2014


Deputy Director – Multnomah County Public Health

Are you a proactive, inclusive Public Health leader with a talent for strategic vision, direction, and accountability? If so, and if you have the track record to prove it, we invite you to learn more about this challenging role. The Health Department is seeking a visionary public health professional to manage essential public health services and will play a strong roll in leading the Health Department through the evolving environment of local public health. This is a senior leadership, high-level departmental position responsible for direction and oversight of all public health functions including communicable disease control (responding to disease outbreaks and epidemics), establishing and maintaining standards for environmental health protections, access to clinical preventive services and promoting healthy behaviors through policy, systems and environmental changes. You will be a voice in the community for prevention and public health, and a champion for integrated, high quality services. The ideal candidate for this position will bring these skills and strengths: Ability to provide leadership, direction and effective implementation to achieve public health. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 26, 2014

Closing Date - September 10, 2014

 

Tri-County Deputy Health Officer - Multnomah County Health Department, Hillsboro & Oregon City

Multnomah County Health Department is currently seeking two public health physicians to serve as Deputy Health Officers in the Tri-County Health Officer Program-- a cooperative effort to provide health officer services to the local health departments serving the Portland Oregon metropolitan area. One .50 FTE position is primarily based in Hillsboro (Washington County ) and one .50 FTE position is in Oregon City (Clackamas County). The Deputy Health Officer (DHO) provides public health physician consultation, direction, guidance and leadership. The position has two major duty areas:

  • Serving as the lead Health Officer for one of the three Portland Oregon Metro area counties. This work focuses on providing public health physician consultation, guidance and leadership around issues specific to that county. These activities can address:
    • Issues related to specific public health situations. Examples include medical and public health evaluation and treatment of individuals with communicable diseases, and investigation, prevention and control of communicable disease outbreaks or environmental exposures. This consultation and direction is provided primarily to health department staff.
    • Public health program design and operations. Consultation and support are focused primarily on improving the design and operations of public health programs, and are provided primarily to health department staff and management. In some cases, consultation and support may extend to partnering agencies or community organizations, depending on the operational guidelines established by each health department.
    • Influencing the departments’ overall policies, priorities, and operational methods and developmental strategies. As appropriate to the specific health department, this may include serving as the final authority on public health clinical practice policies.
    • Community-level consultation, guidance and leadership on a range of public-health issues. Examples include contributing to effective interactions and relationships between the department, the public, and various stakeholders, and actively participating in development and implementation of community-level public health policies and interventions.
  • Providing regional leadership, consultation and support for a portfolio of specific public health issues identified by the three health departments as program priorities. Examples include TB control, reportable diseases, chronic disease prevention, injury prevention, immunization, family planning, and STI prevention and control.

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

Posted - August 17, 2014

Open until filled.


Behavioral Health Consultant/Behaviorist - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

Are you an experienced behaviorist proficient at working with Primary Care Providers in a medical setting? Do you have experience working with medical patients to break down the behavioral barriers that are impeding positive outcomes in their medical diagnosis? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are expanding our team of Behavioral Health Integration Specialists and seek an experienced mental health professional eager to work in an integrated system of medical and mental health services. LCSW, LPC or Clinical Psychologist required. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Behavioral Health Integration Manager - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

Are you an experienced Mental Health program manager looking for the opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team in an integrated Patient Centered Medical Home environment? Do you have an innovative spirit that embraces change? Do you have a vision of integrated care and the necessary leadership skills to add value to our transformative work to integrate mental health and medical services? If so, we want to hear from you!

Northwest Humans Services is a Tier III Patient Centered Medical Home. We offer an array of medical, dental, mental health, and supportive social service programs. We are committed to the integration of Mental Health services within our primary care medical environment. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Mental Health Counselor (LCSW) - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

We are seeking a highly competent behavioral health professional to work with our West Salem Clinic Mental Health team to provide mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Assess the nature and extent of client's MH and COD presenting problem, and formulate a plan for service that addresses MH and COD issues.

Must have a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or other mental health field including graduate coursework in theory, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders; and at least one year of experience required. Licensed to practice in the State of Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred. Position is full-time 5 days a week, Monday – Friday. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Northwest Human Services, Marion and Polk Counties

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. Northwest Human Services is seeking an experienced health care professional to diagnose, triage, and provide sample psychotropic medications as well as prescriptions for necessary Psychotropic medications.

Successful candidate will be a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner possessing an unrestricted license for practice in the state of Oregon. Must have three years work experience and specialized training in the mental health field, an excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and treatment for mental health conditions and the ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions and develop appropriate management/treatment plans.

Supervisory Duties include: Oversee nurses and other medical assistants assigned to support the Psychiatric services.

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

Posted August 17, 2014


Principal Executive/Manager D (Technical Services Unit Manager) - OHA/PHD, Springfield

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Principal Executive/Manager D (Technical Services Unit Manager) located in Springfield.

Major duties include:

  • Perform supervisory functions for the Technical Services Unit, Region 2. Recruit and select new staff, provide and arrange training for staff, evaluate staff performance with the assistance of lead staff, and initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary actions to ensure adequate and competent staffing. Coordinate unit activities with the other units within the Drinking Water Program to ensure delivery of service to the public.
  • Coordinate unit activities with external partners and stakeholders to assure program priorities are known, that work is not duplicative, and that resources can be shared where appropriate. Evaluate unit performance, review reports and statistical data and compare these to overall program goals, objectives and performance measures. Adjust and plan unit activities accordingly.
  • Supervise enforcement follow-up activities within the unit. Assist in the development of Department Notice of Violations and Administrative orders for non-compliant water systems with long-term construction needs, track and follow up on significant non-complying water systems with long-term construction needs. Attend compliance meetings with highly complex or politically sensitive non-compliant water systems.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0529 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 17, 2024

Closing Date - August 26, 2014


Project Coordinator, Regional Health Assessment - Benton County

The primary purpose of the regional coordinator position is to guide development and delivery of an integrated and coordinated regional health assessment using a cross sectoral approach to include Lincoln, Linn and Benton County primary care, hospital, and public health systems. This position is responsible to work with stakeholders to identify requirements and develop infrastructure for both an initial and ongoing regional health assessment. The coordinator will assist with planning and organizing multiple regional efforts and serve as liaison to IHN-CCO’s Health IT work group. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 17, 2014

Closing Date - August 26, 2014


Senior Research Associate - Department of Family Medicine, OHSU

The Senior Research Associate will be the Project Manager/Project Director for multiple federally-funded health services research grants. The position will assist the Principal Investigator to grow the research portfolio through scholarly products and future grants. The Senior Research Associate will work closely with community partners, especially OCHIN, Inc. The position will directly supervise one to three research assistants and/or students, depending on assignments. Salary range: $72,000-$82,000. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. Interested candidates should apply at www.ohsujobs.com, searching for the position number IRC44169.

Posted - August 17, 2014


PBRN Sr. Research Associate - OCHIN Collaborative, OHSU

The OCHIN Collaborative is one of only a few organizations in the nation currently capturing aggregate heath care data and statistics of low income and uninsured populations. As an Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) registered PBRN, OCHIN’s research network is focused on improving health care delivery and health outcomes of the medically underserved. With our PBRN partners, we are building the infrastructure to collaborate with research experts on studies that are consistent with evidence-based practices. In 2012, the OCHIN Collaborative served over one million individual patients. The ability to aggregate this patient data to inform and improve health care provides us with many opportunities to participate in local and national research projects. The OCHIN PBRN welcomes partners who can participate with the collaborative as we strive to improve the health of underserved patients.

The Sr. Research Associate will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to clinicians and researchers in the design, implementation, day-to-day operations, and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted - August 17, 2014


Public Health Nurse 2 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) - 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 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) located in Portland.

Major duties include:

  • Provide technical assistance to local health departments for implementation of their public health improvement plans, including system design, evaluation plan, service delivery, epidemiological consultation, data interpretation, assessment planning and implementation, and consultation around specific public health issues.
  • Provide expert nursing consultation to nursing directors/supervisors, health officers, environmental health supervisors, and administrator of local health departments in planning, implementing, and evaluating public health care services.
  • Coordinate the Public Health Division’s review of local health department services, prepare the written summary of findings/recommendations, transmit final results to the local health authorities, and follow-up on corrective actions. Serve as consultant to OHA program reviewers. Conduct the administrative, medical records, and civil rights components of the agency review process.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0537 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted - August 17, 2014

Open unitil filled.
*The first review of applications will occur on August 29, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after August 28, 2014 may not receive consideration.


Public Health Nurse 2 (Public Health Technical Assistant to County Health Departments) - OHA, Portland

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical assistance to local health departments for implementation of their public health improvement plans, including system design, evaluation plan, service delivery, epidemiological consultation, data interpretation, assessment planning and implementation, and consultation around specific public health issues.
  • Provide expert nursing consultation to nursing directors/supervisors, health officers, environmental health supervisors, and administrator of local health departments in planning, implementing, and evaluating public health care services.
  • Coordinate the Public Health Division’s review of local health department services, prepare the written summary of findings/recommendations, transmit final results to the local health authorities, and follow-up on corrective actions. Serve as consultant to OHA program reviewers. Conduct the administrative, medical records, and civil rights components of the agency review process.
  • Serve as liaison between the Public Health Division and local health departments. Represent the office of Community Liaison and Conference of Local Health Officials (CLHO) committee meetings as assigned.
  • Provide consultation to state program coordinators/managers in the practice of local program administration, systems development, and the formation of standards, goals, objectives, and policies for the nursing components of each program.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0537 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted - August 17, 2014

Open until filled.
*The first review of applications will occur on August 29, 2014. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after August 28, 2014 may not receive consideration.

 

Health Education Fellow - Salem Hospital, Salem Health

Salem Health is currently seeking a talented bilingual Health Education Fellow to join our team! The health education fellow provides health education services to the community under the direction of the education specialist or health education manager. The fellow will demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and evaluate health education activities. The fellowship allows a health education new graduate the ability to gain useful work experience.

Salem Health is a not-for-profit regional health system in Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley that includes Salem Hospital, along with West Valley Hospital, a critical-access hospital; Willamette Health Partners (medical group comprising primary-care and specialty practices), and other affiliated healthcare organizations. Salem Hospital, a Magnet®-recognized facility, is a regional referral center and one of the largest acute-care hospitals in Oregon. Our hospital is licensed for 454 acute care beds, and is guided by a 15-member volunteer Board of Trustees. The hospital is the city of Salem's largest private employer, with approximately 3,500 full and part-time employees. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.

Posted August 6, 2014

 

Microbiologist 2 (Newborn Screening) - OHA/PHD, Hillsboro

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Microbiologist 2 (Newborn Screening) located in Hillsboro.

Major Duties Include:

  • Visual examination and evaluation of dried bloodspot specimens for satisfactory/unsatisfactory blood collection and suitability for laboratory testing. Process and punch/sample valid specimens for testing.
  • Conduct and monitor the performance of high complexity (classified per federal regulatory guidelines), analytical laboratory testing methods and instrumentation, including: tandem mass spectrometry for amino acid and acylcarnitine analysis; fluoroimmunoassay for galactosemia, cystic fibrosis, and endocrine disorders; colorimetric assay for biotinidase; electrophoresis and high-performance liquid chromatography for hemoglobinopathies; PCR for severe combined immunodeficiency.
  • Review instrument or manually generated laboratory test results. Determine if testing procedures and results are within acceptable limits. Initiate and record corrective actions for test runs falling outside acceptable limits. Identify and include method-appropriate quality control and standard samples with patient samples. Determine if controls and standards are within acceptable limits. Initiate and record corrective actions for results falling outside acceptable limits.
  • Interpret, assess, and hold all testing results for presumptive positive specimens requiring additional confirmatory testing. Conduct and/or monitor the completion of all testing. Set-up, initialize, and perform necessary preventative maintenance for laboratory instruments to be used in testing. Assess satisfactory equipment function. Initiate and record corrective actions when equipment is malfunctioning or not performing satisfactorily. Work with equipment manufacturer/vendor to identify and correct problems.
  • Provide training and instruction to new and rotating personnel on the policies and procedures utilized by the newborn screening laboratory and the OSPHL. Utilize qualitative and quantitative analytical information from laboratory results obtained during benchwork assignments, and testing flowcharts, enter appropriate result codes into Neometrics MSDS computer system, review, and release to begin reporting process.

To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to www.oregonjobs.org, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0516 in the "Enter Keywords" search box at the bottom of the screen.

Posted August 6, 2014

Closing Date - August 26, 2014

 

Public Health Student Internship Opportunity
Oral Health Community Outreach Project Development - Clackamas County Public Health

Clackamas County Public Health is seeking an intern to provide developmental support for the Oral Health Volunteer Data Base Outreach Project. This internship opportunity is open until filled. See requirements and schedule for more details. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! If you seek the challenge to gain experience being part of an innovative local public health agency, apply today!

PROJECTS: The project’s goals are to increase access to dental care by recruiting oral health professionals to volunteer and provide treatment services to low-income, high-need individuals who are experiencing pain and/or infection or are in need of preventative care services. In addition to conducting outreach with oral health professionals, the intern will manage data entry responsibilities, maintain the volunteer data-base, act as a liaison with oral health volunteers and partners, develop outreach materials, manage the oral health recognition/incentive program, and participate in outreach efforts at health fairs and other events.

All tasks will be completed in coordination with Clackamas County Public Health staff, Clackamas Dental Society, and community partners who are invested in the success of this project. Additional projects may be identified collaboratively with the intern’s mentor based on the student’s academic requirements and educational needs/interests.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: This is an excellent internship opportunity for an individual who is a self-starter, has excellent organization and coordination skills, works well independently or with many partners, and would like to learn more about project development and implementation. Strong communication and coordination skills are required, as well as a high level of Excel and Word software knowledge. Knowledge of Access software is a plus. Personal reliable transportation is required.

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

Posted August 6, 2014

Open until filled.

 

Nursing Supervisor, Public Health/Maternal Child Health – Lane County, Eugene

This is the first-line supervisory level over classifications in a professional and/or technical discipline. This class is distinguished from lower-level jobs by the responsibilities for supervision of unit activities and staff, and from management-level classifications by the emphasis on the performance of technical work and delivery of services. Incumbents are responsible for performing advanced and/or complex technical work in area assigned; providing technical direction and problem resolution related to program services and activities; ensuring staff and program compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policy and procedure; and reviewing and preparing statistical and related reports.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Plans, organizes and supervises nursing and paraprofessional staff duties in the Maternal Child Health program of Public Health (Babies First, CaCoon, Maternity Case Management, Nurse Family Partnership, Oregon Mother's Care/Cover Oregon, Healthy Families). Works collaboratively with the Coordinated Care Organization for provision of nurse home visiting services. The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.


Posted - July 31, 2014

Open until filled.
**Please note this posting will remain open until filled, however the next scheduled review of applications on August 18, 2014. You are encouraged to apply prior to that date to ensure consideration.

 

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

 

Consulting Research Analyst - Cambia 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 - 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.

 

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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