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UPDATED: May 20, 2019

 

 

State School Nurse Consultant - Public Health Nurse 2
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Public Health
Location: Portland OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetics & Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section, Adolescent and School Health Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a State School Nurse Consultant (Public Health Nurse 2) to provide nursing leadership to support effective school health services in Oregon. The Adolescent and School Health Program improves the quality of health services and health education provided to Oregon youth; provides partners with opportunities to build capacity, learn new information, and improve practice in order to better support the needs of Oregon youth; and illuminates the strengths and needs of Oregon youth through the collection, analysis and dissemination of accurate and timely data.
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do?As the State School Nurse Consultant, you will develop and promote quality standards for school health service programs that reflect current school nursing practices and provide technical assistance and support to school nurses and provide leadership to foster a better understanding among educators, public health professionals, parents and the general public regarding the relationship between health status and a student’s capacity to learn.The State School Nurse Consultant will be an integral team member of the Oregon Public Health Division Adolescent and School Health Unit and will work in close collaboration with School-Based Health Center (SBHC) State Program Office staff and school health staff with the Oregon Department of Education.What are we looking for? Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in nursing and five years of recent (within the last ten years) nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative or teaching experience OR a Master's degree in either nursing or public health and four years of recent (within the last ten years) nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative, or teaching experience. Current unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License is required. Recent experience as a school nurse. Experience directly related to developing school nursing policies. Demonstrated understanding of health service delivery in school settings. Experience in developing and implementing a public health-related quality assurance program. Experience collaborating with health and education policymakers and community organizations. Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/22/2019

 

Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst (Fiscal Analyst 2)
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Public Health
Location: Portland OR
Position Description: To be considered for this position you must complete an online application at the link below.The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst. The Oregon Immunization Program works to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease in Oregon. Our staff members seek to identify and promote evidence-based public health best practices to both the public and health care professionals throughout the state. In addition to education, the Oregon Immunization Program provides technical assistance and quality improvement for both public and private practices.
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do?As the Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst, you will serve as the fiscal analyst for the Oregon Immunization Program section. In collaboration with program and section managers, the fiscal analyst develops, coordinates and analyzes grant budgets, coordinates fiscal operations, and awards and monitors contracts. In this position, you will coordinate and monitor fiscal and grant/contract management systems to ensure alignment with agency, division, and center expectations.Additionally, you will work daily with program managers to meet program needs and administrative requirements for budgetary data. You will provide fiscal oversight and technical expertise to the programs and contractors. As the fiscal analyst, you will learn and maintain an awareness of changes in program policy that may impact grants and contracts that are in effect. In addition, you will define areas of strength and weakness within fiscal operations and recommend solutions.What are we looking for?Requested Skills Minimum of five years of fiscal experience which included the preparation, analysis and administration of a budget or fiscal system OR five years of five years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience in modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information. Experience working with quality improvement processes and project management. Experience managing and coordinating projects to ensure completion. Knowledge of emergency management planning concepts and public health systems. Experience communicating effectively with federal, regional, local, state and non-governmental public health and public safety staff, including management and policy-level officials. Experience working under pressure when faced with changing priorities, short timelines, and somewhat abstract direction is necessary. Experience applying a high level of sound, independent judgment in the area of finance and grants management. Extensive experience with financial systems and software which includes Excel, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat and html. Experience querying complex databases to extract data needed to build financial reports and documentation. Experience working with governmental finance and budgeting. Education and/or extensive experience in business management principles. Experience performing analysis of complex financial issues, recognizing problems and discrepancies, determining recommended actions, and providing clear and accurate feedback to management staff. Experience with Internet connectivity and associated software, hardware, and communication components. Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/22/2019

 

Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Oregon Immunization Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst. The Oregon Immunization Program works to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease in Oregon. Our staff members seek to identify and promote evidence-based public health best practices to both the public and health care professionals throughout the state. In addition to education, the Oregon Immunization Program provides technical assistance and quality improvement for both public and private practices.What will you do?As the Immunization Program Fiscal Analyst, you will serve as the fiscal analyst for the Oregon Immunization Program section. In collaboration with program and section managers, the fiscal analyst develops, coordinates and analyzes grant budgets, coordinates fiscal operations, and awards and monitors contracts. In this position, you will coordinate and monitor fiscal and grant/contract management systems to ensure alignment with agency, division, and center expectations. Additionally, you will work daily with program managers to meet program needs and administrative requirements for budgetary data. You will provide fiscal oversight and technical expertise to the programs and contractors. As the fiscal analyst, you will learn and maintain an awareness of changes in program policy that may impact grants and contracts that are in effect. In addition, you will define areas of strength and weakness within fiscal operations and recommend solutions.
Duties & Responsibilities: 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 protect Oregonians from communicable diseases. Do you have finance experience preparing, analyzing and administering budgets and grants? Do you have knowledge of government finance and budget practices? Do you have advanced proficiency in Excel? If so, we want to connect with you! What are we looking for?Requested Skills•Minimum of five years of fiscal experience which included the preparation, analysis and administration of a budget or fiscal system OR five years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. •Experience in modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information.•Experience working with quality improvement processes and project management.•Experience managing and coordinating projects to ensure completion.•Knowledge of emergency management planning concepts and public health systems.•Experience communicating effectively with federal, regional, local, state and non-governmental public health and public safety staff, including management and policy-level officials.•Experience working under pressure when faced with changing priorities, short timelines, and somewhat abstract direction is necessary. •Experience applying a high level of sound, independent judgment in the area of finance and grants management. •Extensive experience with financial systems and software which includes Excel, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat and html. •Experience querying complex databases to extract data needed to build financial reports and documentation. •Experience working with governmental finance and budgeting. •Education and/or extensive experience in business management principles. •Experience performing analysis of complex financial issues, recognizing problems and discrepancies, determining recommended actions, and providing clear and accurate feedback to management staff.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 05/22/2019

 

State School Nurse Consultant
Job Type: Permanent full-time
Agency: Public Health Division
Department: Adolescent, Genetics and Reproductive Health Section
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetics & Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section, Adolescent and School Health Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a State School Nurse Consultant (Public Health Nurse 2) to provide nursing leadership to support effective school health services in Oregon. The Adolescent and School Health Program improves the quality of health services and health education provided to Oregon youth; provides partners with opportunities to build capacity, learn new information, and improve practice in order to better support the needs of Oregon youth; and illuminates the strengths and needs of Oregon youth through the collection, analysis and dissemination of accurate and timely data.What will you do?As the State School Nurse Consultant, you will develop and promote quality standards for school health service programs that reflect current school nursing practices and provide technical assistance and support to school nurses and provide leadership to foster a better understanding among educators, public health professionals, parents and the general public regarding the relationship between health status and a student’s capacity to learn. The State School Nurse Consultant will be an integral team member of the Oregon Public Health Division Adolescent and School Health Unit and will work in close collaboration with School-Based Health Center (SBHC) State Program Office staff and school health staff with the Oregon Department of Education.
Duties & Responsibilities: 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 promote health services to students in Oregon. Are you an Oregon Licensed Registered Nurse? Do you have experience working as a school nurse? Do you have experience developing school nursing policies? If so, we want to connect with you!What are we looking for?•Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in nursing and five years of recent (within the last ten years) nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative or teaching experience OR a Master's degree in either nursing or public health and four years of recent (within the last ten years) nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative, or teaching experience.•Current unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License is required. •Recent experience as a school nurse, within the last 10 years is preferred.•Experience directly related to developing school nursing policies.•Demonstrated understanding of health service delivery in school settings.•Experience in developing and implementing a public health-related quality assurance program.•Experience collaborating with health and education policymakers and community organizations.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 05/22/2019

 

Director of Patient Services
Agency: National Psoriasis Foundation
Location: Portland
Position Description: The National Psoriasis Foundation (“NPF”) is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. A national organization that is headquartered in Portland, OR, NPF is seeking a full time Director of Patient Services. Responsibilities include overseeing the NPF’s call center (called the patient navigation center); overseeing the staff responsible for patient education programs; providing leadership on connecting patients with NPF programs; reviewing call center data to adjust programs and improve engagement; creating reports on call center utilization and designing new strategies to encourage use of the NPF call center; and coordinating medical review of education programs and resources. Additionally, this position will be a member of the NPF management team and will be responsible for presenting to colleagues and partners on NPF services and programs. He or she will also will work closely with other departments at NPF to integrate patient service activities and outcomes. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Requirements include a bachelor’s degree or higher in health-related areas and / or in education field with 5-7 years or more of relevant work experience. Experience managing a call center or practice group is preferred. Candidate must have demonstrated strong service experience, analytical and critical thinking skills; ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills: and the ability to work in a team environment. Experience with supervising employees is required. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to:  Human Resources, National Psoriasis Foundation, Link:  https://www.psoriasis.org/about-us/jobs, 6600 SW 92nd Ave, Ste 300 Portland, OR 97223, Fax (503) 245-0626, E-mail [email protected].
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 05/24/2019

 

Vaccines for Children (VFC) Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Oregon Immunization Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program, Oregon’s Vaccines for Children Program (VCF) in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Vaccines for Children (VCF) Coordinator to act as the coordinator of the statewide, federally funded Vaccines for Children (VFC) program within the Immunization Program's Provider Services Team (PST). The Oregon Immunization Program works to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease in Oregon. Our staff members seek to identify and promote evidence-based public health best practices to both the public and health care professionals throughout the state. In addition to education, the Oregon Immunization Program provides technical assistance and quality improvement services for both public and private practices.What will you do?As the Vaccines for Children (VCF) Coordinator, you will be responsible for the effective implementation, performance, and evaluation of VFC quality assurance and improvement activities among all public and private immunization clinicians in Oregon. You will plan, design and oversee projects, develop and evaluate work procedures and set program objectives. You will integrate program activities with other government and private sector groups and advise staff on policies, procedures and program implementation.
Duties & Responsibilities: 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 reduce the incidence of disease in Oregon. Do you have experience coordinating a public health program related to immunizations? Do you have experience in public health quality improvement? Do you possess demonstrated leadership and team facilitation skills and experience? If so, we want to connect with you! What are we looking for?Requested Skills:•Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus two years of experience coordinating a public health program OR any combination of experience and/or education that supports the knowledge and skills listed for the.•Experience with immunizations across the lifespan.•Experience with public health program design, implementation and evaluation. •Experience with quality assurance and continuous quality improvement.•Demonstrated leadership and training facilitation experience.•Experience organizing and facilitating teams; and encouraging group dynamics.•Must have training in risk communications•Experience maintaining detailed documentation for records retention.•Experience with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and databases.•Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.•Professional, diplomatic verbal and written communication skills, as well as group facilitation skills•Good team player skills, including the willingness to collaborate, share information, and contribute to the team's success. •Valid Oregon Driver License and good driving record required for work-related travel. May also travel out-of-state by plane. •Ability to work some evenings or weekends in response to emergency public health events.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/27/2019

 

Arthritis Program Community Liaison
Job Type: Full-time 
Agency: Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
Department: Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
Location: Portland
Position Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Arthritis Program Community Liaison to provide technical expertise to Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention staff, local public health departments, tribes, community organizations, voluntary agencies and other chronic disease prevention partners. The HPCDP section focuses on best practices for promoting and supporting optimal health for all Oregonians. The section tackles chronic disease prevention with a comprehensive, community-wide approach to help people eat better, move more, live tobacco free, and take care of themselves. This means achieving better health, better care, and lower health care costs for all Oregonians.What will you do?As the Arthritis Program Community Liaison, you will provide expertise to agency staff, partners and stakeholders with implementing and evaluating interventions at the community and organization level which promote community norms change, decrease tobacco use, reduce excessive alcohol use, increase physical activity, assure access to healthy foods, and promote access to chronic disease self-management programs through community-clinical linkages.
Duties & Responsibilities: 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 promote the health of all Oregonians. Do you have experience coordinating health promotion programs? Do you have experience developing and maintaining relationships with partners? Are you experience in training and public speaking? If so, we want to connect with you! What are we looking for?Requested skills:•Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus two years of experience coordinating a public health program OR possess five years of experience coordinating a public health program•Experience planning and providing training and technical assistance to diverse populations•Experience using training tools and agendas•Experience creating and maintaining partnerships among constituencies•Experience providing guidance and motivation to outside partners•Experience monitoring programs for compliance and quality assurance•Experience in public speaking with demonstrated professionalism, confidence and poise•Experience with project management, which included organization and planning skills•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/29/2019

 

Community Health Nurse - Nurse Case Management
Job Type: On-Call
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland
Position Description: This is an on-call position that will work up to 20 hours per week. HIV Health Services Center (HHSC) is a part of Primary Care. HHSC serves persons with HIV in the six-county Portland Metropolitan area. HHSC provides ambulatory outpatient medical care (including mental health and substance abuse counseling) case management, health education, HIV prevention and risk reduction and treatment adherence counseling. Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary model is tailored to meet our patients' complex health needs. Access to and use of HIV medications is optimized by clinical pharmacy services on site. Because of the infectious nature of HIV and public health mandates, HHSC integrates HIV prevention messages into all aspects of service delivery. HHSC is an AIDS Education and Training site and is involved in various research projects
Duties & Responsibilities: The Community Health Nurse provides comprehensive community and clinic health services directed towards the prevention of disease, the promotion of health, and the clients self care using professional judgment in comprehensive assessment, screening, nursing diagnosis, care planning, counseling, intervention, case management, health information /education, referral and evaluation. This position requires extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis C in a wide variety of complex patient scenarios that involves working with homelessness, substance use and mental illness disorders. The ability to multi-task while provide intensive case management with advanced nursing assessment skills are essential. HIV Nursing practice incorporates harm reduction strategies to promote health promotion.Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/30/2019

 

Clinical Quality RN
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS!The Clinical Quality RN will work closely with the Director of Quality, the Quality Team, and Primary Care leadership to assess, develop, plan, implement and evaluate clinical programs in Multnomah County Health Department Primary Care Clinics and Student Health Centers.
Duties & Responsibilities: As the Clinical Quality RN you will:Work to support staff, i.e. RNs, LPNs, and MAs in development using evidence-based disease/practice specific clinical care protocols, policies, curricula, and patient education materials.Work in close collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, such as senior leadership, providers, HCL, clinical management and staff, CSI and the Quality Team.Work in other areas of the Quality Team, i.e. Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Infection Prevention.Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 05/30/2019

 

Director Family Support & Counseling Services
Agency: Catholic Charities
Position Description: The Director will oversee the expansion and management of the Family Support & Counseling Division. This division includes the outpatient mental health clinic, pregnancy & parenting services, adoption services, and the anti-human trafficking program. The Director will lead the development of systems to ensure the division serves as the agency’s central counseling and case management program serving diverse needs of homeless women and families, refugees, immigrants, survivors of domestic violence, and other vulnerable groups. Services include counseling, case management, education, trauma and legal services, housing and employment support, advocacy and adoption. Division director serves as key thought leader in developing strategies to assist the most vulnerable.
Duties & Responsibilities: •Lead the continued development of multi-team division(s) for counseling and case management services.•Provide expert leadership in continuing to refine and integrate clinical services for all divisions. •Conduct ongoing assessments of community needs and client populations; develop and implement systems for clinical services, casework procedures, caseload standards, tracking and quality assurance.•Expand services in Pregnancy and Parenting, Peer Support, and Anti-Human Trafficking Victims Programs and collaborate with the Manager to expand Intercultural Counseling Center. •Partner with the Development team to highlight and showcase the work of these divisions with the goal of identifying opportunities for new services, obtaining new contracts, and developing relationships with community funding partners.•Active participant in fundraising and grant writing initiatives to build a successful comprehensive human services agency. •Ensure that all services incorporate best practice standards in social service delivery and are flexible and responsive to the needs of target populations. •Provide management and professional leadership and direction to the social services division of the organization.•Ensure effective management of all assigned program cost centers, monitor spending, expand insurance billing, and supervise the administration of client assistance funds according to agency and program guidelines.•Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with Department of Human Services’ personnel, State Licensing personnel, and community partners. Consistently update program policies and procedures to meet all licensing and agency standards.•Ensure that all assigned services are provided in accordance with applicable State and Local regulatory requirements, Catholic Charities Board Policies, Social Service Delivery Policies, and the Catholic Charities Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.•Monitor established objectives and operational and performance metrics for all clinical and case management services. •Prepare reports to inform management and stakeholders on clinical offerings, their effectiveness, and the program’s attainment of establish goals and initiatives.•Assist treatment staff to establish high performing teams that meet or exceed program or organizational performance goals and quality measures.
TO APPLY: Submit your application, resume and cover letter at https://catholiccharitiesoregon.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Closing Date: 06/07/2019

 

Medical Programs Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: National Psoriasis Foundation
Location: Portland
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. 
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: 06/11/2019

 

Manager, Behavioral & Mental Health Assessments
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Comagine Health
Department: Care Management
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Comagine Health is pursuing an opportunity with the Oregon Health Authority to provide statewide Independent Qualified Agent services, services coordination, and other review activities to individuals diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness or with a qualifying mental illness who apply for or are receiving certain behavioral health programs and services. In this proposed role you would develop, implement, and oversee all independent assessments and person-centered planning for individuals receiving behavioral health services; program policies and procedures, staffing protocols, training and quality management programs, and departmental budgets; and compliance with all required legal, contractual, and accreditation standards, plus Comagine Health policies.
Duties & Responsibilities: Qualifications include significant clinical and management experience in behavioral health; broad knowledge of public health sector behavioral health policy, regulations, and waivers; familiarity with the needs of indigent populations; a Master’s or PhD in a behavioral health field; and current Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMPH) licensure in Oregon.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 06/14/2019

 

Manager, Clinical Operations
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Comagine Health
Department: Care Management
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Comagine Health is pursuing an opportunity with the Oregon Health Authority to provide statewide Independent Qualified Agent services, services coordination, and other review activities to individuals diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness or with a qualifying mental illness who apply for or are receiving certain behavioral health programs and services. In this proposed role you would develop, implement, and oversee day-to-day clinical operations and program administration; program policies and procedures, staffing protocols, training and quality management programs, and departmental budgets; and compliance with all required legal, contractual, and accreditation standards, plus Comagine Health policies.
Duties & Responsibilities: Qualifications include significant clinical and management experience in behavioral health, a PhD in a behavioral health field, and current Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMPH) licensure in Oregon.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 06/14/2019

 

Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (PERC)
Agency: Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Department: Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN)
Location: Eastern Oregon (La Grande, Pendleton, Hermiston or Baker CIty)
Position Description: The Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) was established in 2002 at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. ORPRN is dedicated to improving the health of rural Oregonians through community engaged dialogue, coaching, education and research. ORPRN facilitates a broad variety of clinical health care research, quality improvement projects, and practice transformation efforts in rural Oregon through the work of the Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (PERC). PERCs are located regionally around the state. This role is located in Eastern Oregon.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (PERC) will serve two main projects: the CASCADE Trial (NCT03409367), and the Meta-LARC Advance Care Planning (NCT03577002).Responsibilities include:• Conduct research with regional clinics and communities, build relationships that will enable research projects, recruit and enroll subjects, collect research data• Implement quality improvement (QI) methods and tools with inter-disciplinary clinic teams, set improvement goals, and coach and motivate practices to reach goals; teach QI to peers to present to practice facilitation community• Foster relationships with clinic, community organizations, and key stakeholders; and promote ORPRN with regional stakeholders• Support grant creation
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here (Job posting ID: IRC81120)
Closing Date: 06/28/2019

 

Associate Research Scientist
Agency: Center for Outcomes Research and Education
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Center for Outcomes Research and Education is an independent research team focused on improving the health of underserved populations. We believe that good data can drive positive changes. We strive to understand and illuminate how health care, social services and life experiences intersect to affect the health of individuals and communities. Our research, program evaluation and data science work are designed to provide essential information to health policy and system decision makers.
Duties & Responsibilities: In this position, you will:Design research projects, develops partnerships, and acts in the role of co-investigator on health services research projects.Provide leadership for small grant and contract-based studies and collaborate with other scientists and managers from a variety of disciplines, both within and external to Providence Health & Services.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here 
Closing Date: 06/28/2019

 

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.