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UPDATED: December 4, 2019

 

 

Universal Home Visiting Research Analyst (RA3) – Part-time
Job Type: Part-time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Maternal and Child Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Research Analyst for the Universally offered Home Visiting Program. The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) section monitors local, state and national maternal child health data, identifies areas and trends creating health risks for Oregon’s families, and develops statewide policy and program infrastructure to improve the health and well-being of adult women, pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children.What will you do?As the Research Analyst, you will provide assessment, data collection, analysis and program evaluation support to the Universally offered Home Visiting (UoHV) program of the MCH Section. You may occasionally provide research analysis for other programs in MCH. This position is a part of a team of research analysts who provide services to MCH programs, by working closely with program and informatics staff.What's in it for you?You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to impact the health of all women, infants and children in Oregon. Are you an experienced research analyst? Do you have experience working with maternal and child health programs? Are you proficient in statistical software applications? If so, we want to connect with you!
Duties & Responsibilities: What are we looking for?•A bachelor's degree in public health or a related degree which included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, and one year of experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports OR four years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.•Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, SPSS, Tableau, and Salesforce.•Experience targeting social determinants that impact health outcomes.•Experience focusing on health issues impacting children and families.•Experience focusing on community-based health interventions.•Experience focusing on home visiting programs.•Experience with hospital and health department programs for pre/postnatal care and birthing•Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 12/05/2019

 

Administrative Specialist, Health Statistics
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Health Statistics
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: What will you do?As the Administrative Specialist, you will serve as the lead worker to review and assign work to unit staff in collaboration with the unit manager. You will provide direction and guidance to certification staff concerning work procedures and policies related to completing vital records orders and trouble-shoot problem orders. You will confer with the unit manager on a regular basis to ensure staff are following certification procedures, policies, rules and regulations. In this position, you will explain statutes, rules, policies and procedures related to eligibility to order and receive vital records to staff, customers, government agencies and external partners. You will respond to questions and problems from customers, staff, county vital records, funeral homes, vendors and other departments. You will serve as the expert to provide technical assistance in the use of the new OVERS software for all certification and county staff. In addition, you will review, track and process orders as well as research circumstances of fraudulent orders. What's in it for you?You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to update, maintain and provide accurate vital records for the State of Oregon. Do you have administrative support experience? Do you have experience providing outstanding customer service? Do you have experience leading teams? If so, we want to connect with you!
Duties & Responsibilities: What are we looking for?Requested Skills•Two years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.•Professional, diplomatic customer service skills are required.•Experience leading teams and making decisions on work priorities.•Experience communicating information to people with different skill levels and expertise.•Experience analyzing and implementing production standards for work units. •Experience training staff to use information system programs. •Experience planning, distributing, assigning, organizing, reviewing and tracking work.•Experience interpreting and explaining procedures, policies, rules and laws.•Experience working in a team setting. •Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and the Internet.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.To ApplyPlease complete the online application at the following link:https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--Oregon-Street---OHA/Administrative-Specialist--Health-Statistics--Administrative-Specialist-1-_REQ-26637
Closing Date: 12/08/2019

 

Adult Suicide Prevention Specialist (Operations & Policy Analyst 3)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Health Services Division
Location: Salem OR
Position Description: Is your expertise with children/youth suicide prevention, intervention and postvention? Is your expertise with ACEs and trauma prevention and intervention? Apply here for a rewarding career!The Oregon Health Authority is currently seeking an Adult Suicide Prevention Specialist (Operations and Policy Analyst 3) to join the Health Systems Division in Salem, Oregon. This position focuses specifically on the planning, policy and program development, system performance and implementation of specialized programs serving adults at risk of suicide. It is responsible to manage and improve outreach to special populations of adults at risk of suicide and their families.
Duties & Responsibilities: What you will do! You serve as a resource and expert for OHA in the areas of suicide intervention, prevention and postvention, psychosocial risk and protective factors, and effective best practice. You are the link to a variety of Federal, State and local partners in the pursuit of OHA goals through leadership and participation in appropriate tasks forces, committees, workgroups, and advisory panels.This position is composed of two major duty areas briefly described below.Provides Leadership and Manages Special Projects Manages system improvement and coordination; Develops funding opportunities; Collaborates on authoring technical reports, findings, and recommendations to improve system effectiveness; Evaluates research literature related to assigned areas of expertise; Presents plans of action.Training, Consultation and Technical Assistance Initiates and monitors training and develops plans for evaluating effectiveness; Provides training, consultative advice and technical assistance to foster implementation of current, state-of-the-art methods to address suicide risk factors, including economic, psychosocial, mental/physical factors, adverse childhood experiences and trauma; Monitors suicide deaths statewide through collaboration with community mental health programs; Recommends programs and provides technical assistance to reduce the risk of contagion related to suicide deaths.What we are looking for!Preference will be given to those who: possess a master’s degree in mental health or related field and expertise with mental health treatment services related to adult suicide; and, has expertise deciding on how to present complex information used to develop reports to the legislature regarding suicide intervention, prevention, and postvention. Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social and Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree related to behavioral or mental health; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with mental health treatment services related to adult suicide OR; Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with mental health treatment related to adult suicide; Experience developing policy that guides the implementation of ACEs and trauma prevention/intervention, suicide intervention, prevention and postvention, and mental health treatment. This includes services and programs delivered in all counties and tribes dependent upon these policies; Experience making decisions about the structure of data collection systems including MMIS/MOTS, and outcome measures related to ACES and trauma prevention and intervention, suicide prevention, intervention and postvention, and mental health treatment services; Experience making funding recommendations for ACEs and trauma and intervention, suicide prevention, intervention and postvention, and mental health treatment services and special project; Experience developing plans for use of adequate and sufficient HSD resources to provide training and technical assistance within OHA and to outside stakeholders for program implementation; Experience developing plan and strategies to implement state identified priorities in federal and private funding opportunities; Experience making recommendations for new or continued funding from federal partners and successful implementation of grant application awards; Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 12/12/2019

 

EMS & Trauma Data Systems Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division
Department: Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement (HCRQI) program in Portland, OR is recruiting for an EMS & Trauma Data Systems Coordinator to manage the data systems for the Oregon Emergency Medical Services Information System (OR-EMSIS) and the Oregon Trauma Registry. HCRQI oversees the EMS and Trauma Systems Program which develops and regulates systems for quality emergency medical care in Oregon.What will you do?As the EMS & Trauma Data Systems Coordinator, you will manage database user partnerships for the Oregon Emergency Medical Services Information System (OR-EMSIS) and the Oregon Trauma Registry. You will provide user support and technical assistance, coordinate and conduct training on system use and quality assurance activities; coordinate and facilitate stakeholder project groups; and provide project management for system upgrades and other information system implementation processes.What's in it for you?You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to ensure that Oregonians have wide access to the health care they need. Do you have experience in EMS? Do you have experience in project management? Do you have experience managing databases? Are you proficient in EMS information platforms? If so, we want to connect with you!
Duties & Responsibilities: What are we looking for?Requested Skills•A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years of experience coordinating or administering a program OR any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.•Preference will be given to candidates with clinical and operational Emergency Medical Services experience (EMS certification preferred).•Basic understanding of the use of data for health care providers in EMS and trauma systems. •Experience in project management and assuring project goals are completed by monitoring work and taking corrective action when necessary.•Experience in contract and vendor management. •Experience providing technical assistance to database users.•Experience making public presentations and engaging stakeholders.•Experience developing curriculum and delivering training.•Experience with ImageTrend or Lancet EMS and Trauma platforms.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.To ApplyPlease complete the online application at the following link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--Oregon-Street---OHA/EMS---Trauma-Data-Systems-Coordinator--Program-Analyst-2-_REQ-23508
Closing Date: 12/16/2019

 

Medical Programs Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit organization dedicated to research, advocacy, and patient and medical education as we work toward a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and support those impacted by psoriatic disease. Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is seeking a full time Medical Programs Coordinator. This position will be responsible for facilitating and supporting the Foundation’s medical programs, medical board, strategic plan initiatives and departmental collaborations for medical outreach. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in English/writing, program management, administration, medical education or similar with further education, training or non-profit experience appreciated and 1-3 years of relevant work experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; intermediate/advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products; project and event management experience; capability to exercise independent judgment, strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; and the ability to work in a team setting. Position requires occasional overnight travel. To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to: Human Resources, National Psoriasis Foundation, Link: https://www.psoriasis.org/about-us/jobs, Email [email protected], 6600 SW 92nd Ave, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97223.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities include providing a wide-variety of coordination for our medical professional education programs, activities and events including planning, helping with event logistics, promotion, program materials, and day of event activities. This position will actively support our Medical Board. Responsibilities include tracking Medical Board membership, terms, and renewals; maintaining materials and forms; coordinating board meetings, logistics, travel, and minutes; and assisting with Medical Board press releases and scheduling of new member orientations. This individual will have a role in supporting our strategic plan initiatives for programs to investigate the prevention of psoriatic disease, early diagnosis and milestones to a cure.This role will also assist with our medical professional outreach efforts including helping with the coordination of professional memberships, renewals, recruitment and promotion; medical professional data; and assisting with the health care provider directory and literature requests. Additionally, will support the creation of our monthly Advance Professional E-newsletter and help with updating / maintaining our Medical Programs and membership webpages and calendar.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 12/23/2019

 

Environmental Health Specialist 1 or 2
Agency: Lane County
Department: Public Health - Environmental Health Section
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: This position is primarily responsible for conducting health inspections of restaurants, mobile units, hotels, motels, pools, spas, small drinking water systems, as well as other licensed and nonlicensed facilities by Lane County Public Health – Environmental Health Section. Other duties include consultation inspections, committee assignments, presentations, animal bites, complaints and other duties as assigned.Desired Talents:* Service: a drive to be of service to others; * Ethics: a clear understanding of right and wrong which guides actions; * Focus: an ability to set goals and to use them every day to guide actions; * Responsibility: a need to assume personal accountability for your work; * Performance orientation: a need to be objective and to measure performance; * Problem solving: an ability to think things through with incomplete data; * Creativity: an ability to break existing configurations in favor of more effective/appealing ones; * Interpersonal: an ability purposely capitalize upon relationships; * Persuasion: an ability to persuade others logically; * Courage: an ability to use emotion to overcome resistance
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 12/23/2019

 

Medical Director
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Orchid Health
Department: Leadership
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: Seeking Company-Wide Medical Director to Join Innovative Rural Health Clinic Group About UsOrchid Health is a rural health clinic organization that seeks to revolutionize healthcare from the ground up by designing and spreading a model of community health that is centered on positive relationships with our patients. This takes the shape of longer visit times (60 minute initial visits), team-based care starting with a morning huddle, and being intentional about getting to know our patients, their unique goals, challenges and strengths, and partnering to create a shared care plan. Our first location opened in August of 2014 in Oakridge, Oregon and has received the highest recognition by the state of Oregon as a 5 STAR Patient-Centered Primary Care Home. Our second location opened in Estacada, Oregon in 2016 and was recently awarded as the School-Based Clinic of the Year in Oregon. We are a team of 35 and are looking to grow our model of relationship-based healthcare to other underserved communities, and are seeking a company-wide Medical Director to join us on our journey. We believe this is a great opportunity for someone who identifies with the following sentiments:I enjoy a flexible environment where the team works together (often going above and beyond to best accomplish a shared vision), celebrates successes together, and values all team members unique perspectives and contributions. I love the idea of small-town providers who have the time to connect with patients as well as the idea of helping grow a “startup” organization in pursuit of its vision.I love the idea of treating patients with comprehensive care and not just sending people off to specialists.I am interested in redesigning primary care, guided by the following Core Values:Showing RespectNot Accepting the Status QuoBeing Passionate about our Mission Choosing Positivity Embracing a Learning Environment Honoring Integrity and Accountability Valuing Relationship Position Highlights Under general supervision of the Executive Director and in collaboration with Orchid leadership and provider teams, the Medical Director will help execute the company’s strategy and help develop, implement, and evaluate the medical practice delivery model to support Orchid’s vision, mission, and our four strategic pillars:Improve patient health outcomes Offer a great patient experienceCreate a fun and fulfilling place to workEnsure sustainable financial outcomes while we grow our model to other underserved communities Key Job Responsibilities:Offering ~.5 FTE Medical Director administrative time / ~.5 FTE patient hoursMonitor quality and appropriateness of medical care being delivered across all clinics through monthly chart audits and provider 1:1s and supervision in accordance with applicable laws and practice agreements.Develop clinical practice guidelines and trainings.Work collaboratively with leadership and provider teams to develop policies and procedures for clinical outcomes, practice models, and medical risk and liability reduction. Oversee the Clinical Education Pathways for All Providers - related areas for the rest of the team intertwined with Ops/Clinic Managers - also involves annual Joint CME. Supervise providers - empower them to be successful and perform high-quality care for our patients.Oversee student rotations. Participate in the periodic review of clinic policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure efficient workflow and best practices are maintained.Requirements5+ years experience in a family practice setting. Rural healthcare experience a plus.3+ years of clinical leadership experience preferred.Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an accredited United States Medical School. Must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Oregon prior to beginning employment.F/t position with option for a 4 or 5 day workweek. .7- .8 FTE considered for the right candidate.Compensation and BenefitsStarting base salary range $234k - $264k.Sign-on bonus with 2 year contract.Complete benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, PTO, paid medical malpractice, retirement and CME.Additional benefits include health and wellness reimbursement fund and birthday PTO day. Eligible site for student loan repayment.To apply please email your resume to the HR Director at [email protected] For more information visit our website: www.orchidhealth.org. Thank you.Orchid Health is an equal opportunity employer. Orchid Health recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. At Orchid Health, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 12/31/2019

 

Mental Health Awareness Training Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: NAMI Clackamas
Location: Milwaukie, OR
Position Description: Lead the team that is spreading the message of hope and recovery to ouryouth and their families in Clackamas County.Summary: The Mental Health Awareness Training Coordinator works with staff and volunteers tooversee the NAMI Clackamas Ending the Silence and Basics programs and assist with Compartiendo Esperanza and Homefront programs. The MHAT Coordinator will coordinate mental health trainings, data collection, project activities, and outreach to schools and the community at large.Why Mental Health Education and NAMI Matter:•1 in 5 kids experiences a mental health condition; only 20% of them actually get help•About 50% of students ages 14+ with a mental health condition will drop out of school•Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for 15-24-year-olds•The average delay between onset of symptoms and treatment is 11 years.•Mood disorders are the most common cause of hospitalization for all people in the US under 45.•The earlier the better: early identification and intervention provides better outcomes
Duties & Responsibilities: Required Experience and Qualifications:•Ability to manage multiple projects while responding quickly to emerging opportunities; •Excellent written and oral communication skills;•Computer literacy in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Social Media platforms;•Experience in developing successful partnerships with community organizations;•Strong leadership skills including success in working with volunteers;•Ability and willingness to travel throughout service area, requiring use of a personal vehicle;•Attention to detail and ability to be flexible and work well with deadlines;•Self-motivated, ability to work well independently and with small team;•Comfortable with making cold calls for the purposes of promoting NAMI Clackamas and its programs;•Experience working within a budget;•A high regard for accountability, outputs and outcomes; •Comfortable working with sensitive issues and commitment to respecting the confidential nature of the programs and services offered by NAMI Clackamas;•Able to pass a criminal background check;•Strong presentation, training, public speaking, and leadership skills; •Aptitude for managing grant deliverables and funder reporting requirements;•Able to make a strong commitment to the NAMI Clackamas County;•Enjoys working with diverse groups of people, especially persons with mental health disorders; •Possesses creativity, integrity, initiative, patience, enthusiasm and professionalism;Preferred Qualifications:•Experience with NAMI is an advantage;•Work or volunteer experience in the nonprofit sector in a small organization;•Bilingual Spanish/English not required but a plus;•Experience with program coordination and/or grant monitoring or grant-writing;•Experience working in a school setting;•Experience and knowledge, personal or professional, about working with individuals and families affected by mental illness.Responsibilities: •Manage Volunteers for Ending the Silence, Basics oOverseeing the recruitment, interviewing, training, scheduling, and management of NAMI Ending the Silence (ETS) presenters;oCoordinate and conduct ETS presenter trainings (online and/or in person); oAct as Lead Presenter for ETS as needed;oFacilitate the process of getting new presenters designated as ETS presenters in the NAMI national database;oSolving problems as they occur and creating solutions that aim to eliminate them from occurring in the future;oWork with Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, and screen potential teachers for Basics classes;•ETS and Basics PromotionoOutreach to schools and other venues to schedule presentations;oWork with Outreach Coordinator to publicize and promote ETS and Basics; •ETS and Basics Program CoordinationoOrder program materials and prepare presentation materials; oCoordinate with schools and other venues about details of presentation;oServe as liaison and provide administrative and logistical support;oFilling in to present ETS to middle and high school students as needed;oEnsuring NAMI National Standards and Program requirements, quality and goals are met for ETS and Basics. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in NAMI programs and mental health;oServing as a spokesperson, liaison and public representative for NAMI Clackamas and building positive relationships with local schools;•Data collection and reportingoMaintain lists of class participants for education programs, including current class lists and waiting lists in NAMI Clackamas database;oCollect program data from teachers and facilitators and process as needed;oProduce bi-annual data reports and all SAMHSA related grant reports;•Other duties as neededoCoordinate with Latinx Outreach Coordinator and Outreach and Development Coordinator as needed to meet the requirements of the MHAT Grant.oAnswer information/helpline calls and respond to email requests as needed;oAssist as needed during Mental Illness Awareness Week;oAttend annual NAMIWalks NW (Sunday after Mother’s Day);oParticipation in all programs, special events and fundraising projects as need;oCoordinate with NAMI Multnomah as needed to fulfill MHAT grant requirements;oOther duties as assigned.Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]
Closing Date: 01/15/2019

 

Research Assistant 2
Job Type: On Call
Agency: Providence St. Joseph Health
Department: Center for Outcomes Research & Education
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Research Assistant will perform data collection for various projects at Providence Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). The scope of work includes assisting with project planning and implementation, as well as gathering information directly from or about study participants through a combination of techniques: phone, online, and in-person searching, recruiting, and interviewing, street segment auditing, and/or other data collection processes. The position may require some weekend and evening work.
Duties & Responsibilities: In this position you will have the following responsibilities: Assist Project Managers to achieving project goals by performing project management duties which include: planning, protocol and materials development, writing proposals and reports, and analyzing data as requested.Assist Project Managers in coordinating project-related training for staff and project partners as assigned.Attend and participate in meetings, events, and seminars with project partners as needed, including external agencies and community organizations.Proactively addresses issues, resolves problems, provides feedback to project leadership, and shares information across teams as needed.Contact and interact directly with study participants by phone, online, or in person to locate, recruit, and interview participants to achieve research study goals. Follows standardized protocols throughout all data collection efforts.Maintain detailed, accurate and current records of all gathered data. Maintains the confidentiality of subject information by following policies and protocols.Utilize refusal prevention and conversion techniques during contact with study participants to help drive high response rates as needed.Participates in training, reviews, and planning meetings
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 01/31/2020

 

Community Research Liaison, South Coast
Agency: Oregon Health & Science University
Department: Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Community Research Hub
Location: Coos/Curry/Douglas Counties
Position Description: Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a hiring a full-time (40 hours per week) Community Research Liaison for the South Coast Region (Coos/Curry/Douglas county). The individual in this community-based position will engage and collaborate with community leaders and health and wellness stakeholders and OHSU faculty and staff to support building community-academic partnerships, community engaged research projects and health education to improve health in the region. Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon's only public academic health center. U.S. News and World Report has named OHSU Hospital the No.1 Hospital in Oregon. Applications should include a current resume/CV and cover letter describing skills and experience. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 01/31/2020

 

Health Assessment and Evaluation Program Coordinator I
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Clark County
Department: Center for Community Health
Location: Vancouver, WA
Position Description: This key position works within the Health Assessment and Evaluation Team to support/lead the planning, developing, and structuring of program evaluations; qualitative data collection, data analysis and data reporting; and representing the department at various local and state meetings related to public health assessment, data analysis and research activities.The position will require a high level of attention to detail, working collaboratively with program managers and staff, presenting data to the public, external partners and community leaders, using an “equity lens” in our work, and engaging/maintaining relationships with external partners and stakeholders. This position will report to the Healthy Communities Program Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities: Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all colleagues and partners; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in department training and applying what is learned in our work; and striving for personal excellence in public health. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled 

 

 

Energy Justice Organizer
Agency: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Location: Portland
Position Description: Oregon PSR seeks a dynamic organizer to join our Healthy Climate Program team. Guided by the expertise of medicine and public health, Oregon PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival by striving to end the nuclear threat, advance environmental health, protect our climate, and promote peace. Oregon PSR is committed to creating a culture of Equity and Justice in our organization and in the world. Our work for climate and energy justice includes bringing the health perspective to campaigns for a just transition to a healthy energy system. To learn more, visit oregonpsr.org. The Energy Justice Organizer will work closely with staff and volunteers to bring the voice of medicine and public health to campaigns for climate and energy justice. Supervision: The Energy Justice Organizer will report to the Healthy Climate Program Director and work as part of a collaborative team with other staff and volunteers. Location: The position is based in our office in Portland, Oregon, with travel in Oregon and SW Washington for rallies, hearings, meetings, and outreach events. Hours: Primarily weekdays with some weekend and evening work required. Compensation: This is a full time, 40-hour a week, exempt position with generous benefits including one month paid vacation, health, dental, complementary and alternative medical care, and retirement match. Salary range: $38,000-$42,000, depending on experience. Desired Qualifications: A strong candidate for this position will:

  • Have an understanding of climate and energy issues as they relate to human health, including problems associated with nuclear power
  • Bring a commitment to organizing through a social and racial justice lens
  • Display a positive and outgoing attitude
  • Demonstrate the ability to motivate and engage diverse constituencies
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal communication
  • Work well independently and with a team
  • Be highly organized and comfortable with a fast-paced environment
  • Support the mission of Oregon PSR
  • Have a minimum of two years experience with community organizing, political organizing, and/or engaging with policy makers
  • Demonstrate experience with social media and digital organizing
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • Background in health or science (desired)
  • Proficiency in Spanish or another language (desired)

Duties & Responsibilities: The Energy Justice Organizer is responsible for supporting the Healthy Climate Program Director with all aspects of Oregon PSR’s healthy climate program. Duties will include:

  • Engaging and organizing members of the health community across the state through Oregon PSR’s Healthy Climate Action Team of volunteers
  • Coordinating trainings and providing support to health professionals on climate, energy, and just transition issues
  • Supporting collaboration with partners in the Stand Up to Oil, Power Past Coal, Power Past Fracked Gas, and Oregon Just Transition Alliance coalitions, as well as sister chapters and national PSR
  • Participating in organization-wide Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work
  • Keeping Oregon PSR members informed about important climate and energy-related information and opportunities for action
  • Advocating for Oregon PSR priorities with elected officials at the local, state, and national level
  • Researching, writing, and distributing information about climate change, energy justice, and health through social media, our website, newsletter and other means
  • Representing Oregon PSR at events, including speaking at public hearings, community forums, and outreach activities
  • Raising funds to support the organization in collaboration with other staff
Application Instructions: Send a résumé, cover letter, and three references as a single PDF document to [email protected] with the subject line “Energy Justice Organizer Position” to apply. Priority deadline was April 3rd 2019, but applications are still being accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please.
Closing Date: Open until filled



Environmental Health Supervisor
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: North Central Public Health District
Location: The Dalles
Position Description: North Central Public Health District is currently looking for an Environmental Health Supervisor. This position is responsible for the management of Environmental Public Health Program activities in Wasco, Sherman, and Gilliam Counties. Supervises EH Specialists, EH Health Trainee and EH Technician. This is a full time position with benefits; $4,483.71 - $5,452.13 per month Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Minimum of a Baccalaureate degree with specialization in Environmental Public Health or related science based curriculum. Masters degree desirable. • Four years of increasing responsibility in the environmental public health field; combinations of higher education and experience may be interchangeable. • Registration as an Oregon Environmental Health Specialist is required at the time of appointment. • Thorough knowledge of laws and administrative rules governing Oregon Environmental Public Health programs is required. • Experience in the DEQ On-site program is necessary. • Supervision experience is preferred • Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of employment.
To apply: Obtain application packet from North Central Public Health District at 419 E. 7th Street, The Dalles, OR, email [email protected], or by calling 541-506-2600. Return completed packets to North Central Public Health District, Atten: Director, 419 E. 7th Street, The Dalles, OR.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Project Manager/Research Associate
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Oregon Health and Science University
Department: ORPRN
Location: Portland, OR 
Position Description: 
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) is a telementoring model that supports clinicians, clinical teams, and other healthcare professionals to expand their skills and knowledge in areas they would typically refer to specialty care. Program topics range from clinical topics, such as psychiatric medication management and addictions, to community health worker training and practice transformation. Each ECHO session includes a brief didactic presentation and offers practical, de-identified case-based learning.The Oregon ECHO Network (OEN) is a program within the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network. The OEN serves as a statewide utility for ECHO programs and services.  The OEN provides ECHO programs in both a subscription model and on a contractual basis to health systems, health plans/insurers, medical associations, and other organizations looking to offer ECHO programming and services.The Oregon ECHO Network Project Manager will work closely with the Oregon ECHO Network Program Manager and the Oregon ECHO Network team. This position will support the planning and development of ECHO programs, from the proposal stage through implementation. This position will support specialist teams through the program and curriculum development process and ensure project deadlines are achieved.This position has flexible scheduling and negotiable for 80 -100% FTE.
Duties & Responsibilities: Project Design: Independently interact with project stakeholders and sponsors; conduct study participant recruitment. Assists in the creation of new project proposals, pre-award planning, and project design. Requires content specific knowledge of public health/ population health issues. Project Management: Independent responsibility for planning and curriculum development for webinars, learning collaboratives, and ECHO programs. Responsible for report writing to sponsors and payers. Responsible for training student interns and junior staff. Requires ability to independently problem solve. Academic Dissemination: Scholarly support for PIs consisting of conducting scientific literature review, and drafting sections of manuscripts, abstracts, posters and presentations for academic audiences. Data Compilation and Analysis: Research and design readiness surveys, including needs assessments, survey design, structured interviews/focus groups, analysis of data; Requires training or experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

 

Pediatrician | Open Until Filled
Job Type: Full-time or Part-time (your choice)
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association
Department: Urban Indian Health Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is committed to providing care to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable populations. We operate as a Federally Qualified Health Center with two primary care clinics. We are currently seeking a Board-certified Pediatrician for our Urban Indian Health Program. The successful candidate will provide primary-care and comprehensive-health services to infants, children and teenagers. Position does not require hospital privileges or rounds. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic individual who preferably has prior experience with the Native American and/or Alaska Native community. This person will provide primary health-care services to newborns, infants, children and teenagers to assure that medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of the medical profession. 
Duties & Responsibilities: • Examine patients to order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis. • Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development. • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children. • Collect record and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results. • Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and developmental concerns. • Advise patients, parents or guardians, and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention. • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians. • Plan and execute medical-care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents. • Ensure that NARA NW's medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of medical profession. This may include supervision of medical students, coordination of locum tenens physicians, and contractual physicians. • Collaborate with Child and Family Services including mental health professionals. • Engage in collegial consultative relationship with NARA NW Nurse Practitioners, other physicians, mental-health practitioners, registered nurses, dietitians, staff of Residential Treatment Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. • Establish consultative referrals-network and coordinate linkages with contractual pharmacy, hospital-based admitting physicians, and reference labs. • Provide clinical treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and minor injuries. • Counsel and instruct patients in health maintenance problems such as: (1) nutrition, diet and weight reduction; (2) risk-factor prevention and modification (chemical addictions including alcohol, tobacco and drugs); (3) mental health referrals; (4) self-care measures for health maintenance; (5) family planning. • Coordinate care patient receives from other providers and agencies and advocate for patient within health care system. • Develop and document plan of care and outcomes evaluation in timely fashion. • Review medical histories and make referrals to other agencies and providers as appropriate. • Maintain commitment to providing culturally-sensitive care. • Provide health education to individual patients or groups as needed. • Engage in ongoing education and specialized training offered by Indian Health Service in order to maintain high quality of care to clinic's patient population. • Attend monthly staff meetings. • Comply with productivity standards. • Participate in after-hours call coverage with other providers on weekly, rotating basis. • Document patient care legibly and appropriately within medical standards of care. • Notify Human Resources regarding any chances in state licensure, Drug Enforcement Administration licensure, Board certification, Medicare-provider status; send updated copies of licenses to Human Resources. • Participate in periodic peer review of patient charts.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Chief Behavioral Health Officer | Open until Filled
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association
Department: Behavioral Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: This is open until filled. The Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc. (NARA) provides culturally appropriate education, physical- and mental- health services and treatment for substance use disorders to American Indians, Alaska Natives and others in need. Serving the Portland metropolitan area and vicinity, NARA operates a residential family-treatment center, an outpatient treatment center, a child and family services center, a primary healthcare clinic, several adult and mental health locations, a wellness center, and transitional housing for Native women and children. NARA is an Indian-owned, Indian-operated, non-profit organization and a Treatment Center certified by White Bison. Since NARA’s inception in 1970, traditional Indian cultures have been an integral part of NARA’s services. This commitment has attracted individuals from over 255 tribes to NARA’s facilities! NARA’s Cultural Director trains and consults staff on cultural competence and provides cultural programing for all clients. NARA also integrates several White Bison curricula into their programs including The Medicine Wheel and 12 Steps, Mending Broken Hearts, and Understanding the Purpose of Life. NARA believes that without the family circle there would be no future. 
Duties & Responsibilities: * Plan, direct, and implement treatment for substance-use disorders and mental-health diagnoses as well as prevention services for all of NARA. * Ensure the following: (A) provision of services delivered in culturally appropriate and sensitive manner, (B) integration of services at all sites, (C) integration with health services, (D) community-based focus and work that is collaborative with all NARA’s partners, (E) meeting fiscal goals, including those related to grants, contracts, and third-party billing, (F) appropriate staff meetings for all supervised programs to ensure high quality integrated care across the organization, (G) client-care meetings established as needed, (H) on-call service coverage and (I) treatment activities that meet or exceed requirements set by funding sources and county, state and federal regulations. * Supervise and monitor performance of assigned staff and set performance standards for clinical staff and put processes in place to measure qualitative performance on a regular and consistent basis. * Work collaboratively with executive team and all NARA leadership. * Maintain compliance with NARA NW Quality Assurance Plan and ensure that quality assurance methodology is maintained in all elements of treatment service delivery and in all services. * Provide clinical direction and supervision including development and review of policies and procedures, approval of treatment schedules, coordination of staff in-service trainings, and provide monthly individual clinical supervision to assigned staff and ongoing as needed. * Serve as Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in absence of CEO as needed. * Attend and represent NARA NW at county, state, federal and other meetings pertaining to treatment for substance-use disorders as requested by CEO. * Act as liaison with appropriate local, county, state, and federal agencies and organizations as requested by CEO. * Attend meetings as needed. * Perform other duties as assigned to fulfill NARA’s mission.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Clinic Manager | Open until Filled
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association
Department: Clinic or Wellness Center
Location: Portland
Position Description: The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is a private non-profit that provides culturally-appropriate physical- and mental-health services and substance-abuse treatment for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable people. Abilities (1) Accessibility for emergency calls 24 hours per day (2) Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, community, and staff members * Skills: Work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times. Equal Employment Opportunity/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/ Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Section 472 & 473). We are mission-driven and spirit-led.
Duties & Responsibilities:(1) Plan, direct and implement delivery of primary health-care services, in conjunction with Clinical Management Team. (2) Ensure that all health care services meet or exceed funding source requirements; county, state, and federal regulations; and standards of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. (3) Supervise and monitor performance of health care, front desk, and medical records staff as well as volunteers and interns in conjunction with Health Director. (4) Maintain compliance with NARA NW’s Quality Assurance Plan and ensure that quality assurance and methodology are maintained in all elements of health-care service delivery. (5) Maintain and adhere to Medical Policies and Procedures and other administrative policies and procedures according to state and federal regulations and standards of care. (6) Ensure compliance with state and federal licensing agencies, such as Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, and Oregon Board of Nurse, Oregon Board of Pharmacy and compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. (7) Maintain fiscal control over health-care services and authorize expenditures for health care activities and expense. (8) Facilitate and coordinate staff meetings. (9) Attend and represent NARA NW at county and community meetings pertaining to health-care services as directed by Health Director. (10) Attend monthly Management and Professional Staff Organization meetings and other agency meetings as directed by Health Director. (11) Work and coordinate with all program directors. (12) Submit program progress reports as required by funding source and assist – in conjunction with Health Director – in submission of grants and other proposals. (13) Approve all hires and discharges of staff. (14) Participate in on-call service coverage. (15) Perform other duties as assigned in order to fulfill NARA’s mission.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Registered Nurse
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association
Department: Medical Clinic
Location: Portland
Position Description: To Qualify: Requires two years prior RN experience in a healthcare setting and current, unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse with the State of Oregon, BSN preferred. Prefer experience with diverse communities and low-income families. Must have exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and ability to engage and interact positively with consumers to promote strengths and improve health and well-being and to work collaboratively as part of an integrated team to coordinate care. NARA offers employees a generous benefits-package that includes: (A) insurance: medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short- and long-term disability, (B) separate vacation and sick-day accruals increasing with years of service, (C) 12 holidays including your birthday, (D) flexible spending account, (E) employer-matched 401(k) program, and (F) employee assistance program. NARA requires sobriety of all its employees with minimum of two years sobriety/clean time for those in recovery. All potential hires are required to pass a pre-employment (post-offer) drug-screen and criminal-background check. Our agency is fully committed to supporting sobriety and – as such – all new hires must agree to model (1) non-drinking behavior, (2) no illicit-drug use and (3) no prescription-drug abuse. To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and how you learned about this job opening to [email protected] or fax 503-224-4494. Equal-Opportunity and Affirmative-Action Employer | Veterans/People with Disabilities/ Race/ Ethnicity/ Gender/ Age/ any protected class: Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with Indian Preference (Title 25, US CODE, Sections 472 & 473). We are mission-driven and spirit-led. Check out our website: www.naranorthwest.org. More about NARA: We provide culturally appropriate education, physical- and mental- health services and treatment for substance use disorders to American Indians, Alaska Natives and others in need. Serving the Portland metropolitan area and vicinity, NARA operates a residential family-treatment center, an outpatient treatment center, a child and family services center, a primarily healthcare clinic, several adult and mental health locations, a wellness center, and transitional housing for Native women and children. With over 250 diverse employees, NARA is an Indian-owned, Indian-operated, non-profit organization and a Treatment Center certified by White Bison. Since NARA’s beginning in 1970, traditional Indian cultures have been an integral part of NARA’s services. This commitment has attracted individuals from over 255 tribes to NARA’s facilities! NARA’s Cultural Director trains and consults staff on cultural competence and provides cultural programing for all clients. NARA also integrates several White Bison curricula including The Medicine Wheel and 12 Steps, Mending Broken Hearts and Understanding the Purpose of Life. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Native American Rehabilitation Association has an immediate opening for an experienced nursing professional to help provide medical case-management and work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to provide high-quality, patient-centered care. This person will serve in triage on a rotation basis, assist in the coordination of the day-to-day patient flow and patient education activities, and provide consultations and referrals.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

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

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

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


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 Catherine Moyer at: [email protected] with a copy of your resume and letter of interest.
  • Specify the time frame you are available. 
  • We will contact prospective volunteers or interns as opportunities become available.

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