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UPDATED: August 4, 2022

Job openings are listed in order of close date.

Classic Program Manager

Job Type:
40 hours per week / Full Time / Exempt

Agency:
Project Access NOW

Department:
Classic Program

Location:

Hybrid remote and in our Portland, OR office location

Position Description:

The Classic (Coordinated Care) Program works with hospital systems, specialty providers, and clinics
located in the Portland Metropolitan area to connect uninsured clients to donated care. The Classic
Program Manager oversees the Classic Program including staffing, budgeting, contracting, and
service delivery. This position is the primary contact and point person for the community, hospital
systems, clinics, and staff concerning the Classic Program. It is a supervisory position that will
manage a team of Regional Care Coordinators, a Provider Liaison, and a Medical Review
Coordinator. This position requires a flexible, self-directed leader adept at change management
who pays great attention to detail, communicates clearly and respectfully, and is resourceful.
Candidates with experience in health care settings are preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provides direct supervision and support to program staff, including hiring, training,
professional development, performance evaluations, onboarding/offboarding, authorizing
timesheets and time off requests, etc.
• Manages team schedule and provides back-up when necessary
• Works closely with the Executive Team to develop and implement program budgets,
organizational policies, marketing materials, the Strategic Plan, and other initiatives
• Stewards relationships with partner clinics and assist with managing point-of-contacts,
contract negotiations and adherence, and training for clinic staff
• Generates monthly, annual, and ad-hoc reports for a variety of internal and external
stakeholders
• Leads learning hubs and participates in team meetings, organizational committees,
community meetings, Clinical Capacity Committee, and the National Donated Care Network
to improve program delivery
• Identifies workflow and data collection issues and oversees improvement initiatives
• Problem solves complex cases in collaboration with clinics, hospitals, providers, community
partners, program staff
• Works with program staff to make referrals to other Project Access NOW programs and
partners
Works effectively with external stakeholders including funders, partners, and volunteers to establish strong lines of communication and foster/maintain positive relationships to ensure continuity of funding and program services

• Reconciles Linguava invoices and prepares for submission to bookkeeping staff for
payment
• Works internally to align programs, improve workflows, and facilitate internal referral
process
• Ensures compliance with organizational policies, contractual obligations, and HIPAA
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Excellent problem solving and coordination skills
• Experience with CRMs, or similar workflow software, TrackVia (desired), Excel, Adobe,
PowerPoint
• Experience with electronic health records and medical charts preferred
• Highly proficient in Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Teams, and Virtual Meeting platforms
• High level and excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to take initiative and pay close attention to detail
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment while maintaining clear records.
• Cultural competency and/or experience working with diverse populations
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• High level of accountability and reliability
• A valid Oregon driver’s license, and proof of insurance, or a reliable mode of transportation
is preferred
• Must be able to pass a background check
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) and multicultural staff highly desired
Education, Experience, Transferrable Skills
• BA/BS degree preferred or a combination of experience managing a program
• Experience supervising a diverse team
• Creative, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to prioritize multiple
tasks.
• Verbal and written English language proficiency sufficient to communicate with co-workers,
community leaders, and community members
• Ability to respond to crisis situations in a calm professional manner

Link to full position description:

https://www.projectaccessnow.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Job-Description-Classic-Program-Manager-2022.07-2.pdf

Closing Date:

TBD

Environmental Health Specialist I

Agency:
Washington County

Location:
Hillsboro, OR

Position Description:
Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the environmental health field dedicated to community health and safety? If so, join our Washington County Public Health Division as an Environmental Health Specialist I! The mission of Washington County Environmental Health is to protect and promote the health of the public by providing inspection and disease prevention services in the areas of food safety (including restaurants and other public food service facilities), on-site wastewater management, drinking water, public pools and spas, tourist facilities, mosquito control (West Nile Virus prevention), smoke-free workplace enforcement, and emerging environmental health issues impacted by climate change. We strive to enhance the quality of life in our county and community by educating, performing routine inspections and investigations, taking enforcement action when warranted, and interacting with state, federal and local agencies when appropriate.

Link to position description:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cowashingtonor/jobs/3651696/environmental-health-specialist-i?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Closing Date:
08/14/2022

Environmental Health Specialist II

Agency:
Washington County

Location:
Hillsboro, OR

Position Description:
The mission of Washington County Environmental Health is to protect and promote the health of the public by providing inspection and disease prevention services in the areas of food safety (including restaurants and other public food service facilities), on-site wastewater management, drinking water, public pools and spas, tourist facilities, mosquito control (West Nile Virus prevention), smoke-free workplace enforcement, and emerging environmental health issues impacted by climate change. We strive to enhance the quality of life in our county and community by educating, performing routine inspections and investigations, taking enforcement action when warranted, and interacting with state, federal, and local agencies when appropriate. The Environmental Health Specialist II (EHS II) performs sanitation inspections of licensed and unlicensed facilities for compliance with State and County sanitation laws and regulations. Such facilities include restaurants, schools, care facilities, swimming pools and spas, recreation and travel accommodations, vending machines, mobile food units, and other food service facilities. Also, the EHS II performs inspections and assessments related to drinking water and on-site wastewater systems. Additionally, the EHS II assists in disease outbreak investigations; investigates complaints on regulated and unregulated facilities; and provides written reports explaining findings during inspections and investigations.

Link to position description:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cowashingtonor/jobs/3651695/environmental-health-specialist-ii?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Closing Date:
08/14/2022

STI/HIV Prevention Educator

Job Type:
Management Analyst

Agency:
Yamhill County Health and Human Services

Department:
Public Health

Location:
McMinnville, OR

Position Description:
Yamhill County Public Health has one regular full-time position for a for a STI/HIV Prevention Educator. Duties will include performing technical and professional-level health promotion functions including data collection & analysis; preparing reports & printed materials; developing policies; designing, organizing, implementing, and providing advice on, and evaluation of, the effect of health promotion programs and strategies designed to support and modify health-related behaviors of individuals, families, organizations, and communities. The STI/HIV Prevention Educator will participate in Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response activities as needed and will work with community and regional health equity coalitions to prevent and reduce the health burden of STI’s and HIV in our community.

Link to position description:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yamhillor/jobs/3637230/sti-hiv-prevention-educator-management-analyst

Closing Date:
08/15/2022

Faculty Research Assistant

Agency:
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy

Location:
Portland

Position Description:
The OSU College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head as appropriate.

The primary mission of the College of Pharmacy is to advance societal health through leadership in pharmacy education, research, community engagement, and improved patient care. This position provides key scientific, technical, and administrative support for faculty conducting epidemiologic, health services, healthcare utilization, and other clinical research. Requires expertise in biostatistics/epidemiology, data management of large relational datasets, statistical programming in SAS, and strong organizational skills

Duties & Responsibilities:
Position Duties

  • 60% Data management and statistical analysis of epidemiologic studies; facilitate electronic data collection by working directly with database managers; Utilize SAS, Stata, R and other software as needed, to perform data management, cleaning and statistical analysis. Primary data collection will also be performed as needed (e.g., chart review, development and deployment of electronic surveys).
  • 15% Perform scientific writing/editing of protocols, manuscripts, grants and other related items; participate in interpretation of analysis and preparation of results for publication/dissemination. Prepares tables, figures, and written summaries of study results; interprets results, and assists in the preparation of manuscripts in collaboration with users and under moderate to minimal supervision.
  • 15% Research project management and regulatory activities (including oversight of IRB approvals). Plan, schedule, coordinate, and monitor meetings and site visits. Other general research project management activities as they arise.
  • 5% Responsible for assisting students/trainees and other workers in the design and conduct of epidemiologic research, and ensuring the processes are effective and contributes to specific outcomes.
  • 5% Responsible for maintenance and oversight of research data repository. Includes tracking data submissions and releases; liaising with database managers/analysts who serve as supplier of data.
Minimum/Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health or related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Expertise in SAS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong knowledge base in statistics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of healthcare/research data.
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of scientific/medical terminology and research theory.
  • Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Preferred (Special) Qualifications •Masters degree in Biostatistics, MPH with emphasis in Biostatistics/Epidemiology, or related field.
  • Experience working in a health care system or with health care-based research/data (e.g., electronic health record data, administrative claims data).
  • Work experience in research setting, data management or statistical analysis.
  • Authorship/co-authorship on research publications.
  • Experience in grant writing/support of grant application preparation.
  • Experience with IRB protocol submissions, modifications and continuing reviews.
  • Experience with SAS SQL programming, R, Stata, REDCap.
  • Experience with natural language processing.

Link to position description:
https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/121620

Closing Date:
08/22/2022

Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Job Type:
Management Analyst

Agency:
Yamhill County Health and Human Services

Department:
Public Health

Location:
McMinnville, OR

Position Description:
Yamhill County Public Health has one regular full-time position for a Prevention Coordinator to organize community-wide activities to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors that prevent suicide. Duties will include health promotion, public information and education, technical assistance for community events & coalitions, environmental and social policy support, and performing technical and professional-level health promotion functions including data collection & analysis; preparing reports & printed materials; developing policies; designing, organizing, implementing, and providing advice on, and evaluation of, the effect of health promotion programs and strategies designed to support and modify health related behaviors of individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

Link to position description:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yamhillor/jobs/3637241/suicide-prevention-coordinator

Closing Date:
08/22/2022

Certified Medical Assistant

Job Type:
Full-Time

Agency:
Lancaster Family Health Center at Beverly

Department:

Location:
Salem, Oregon, 97301 United States

Position Description:
Lancaster Family Health Center at Beverly

Location: Lancaster Family Health Center at Beverly

Employment duration:Full time

Exempt Status:Non-exempt

Applicants for all positions will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 during the hiring process. Valid medical or religious exemptions will be considered, but serial Covid-19 testing will be required to maintain employment.

YVFWC is committed to delivering the highest quality of care. Here you will find health care professionals with sincere interest in our patients and the communities we represent. At YVFWC, we strive to make a difference in the health of the communities we serve. We offer competitive pay, a sign-on bonus of $4,000.00 on first paycheck, $1,000.00 at 12 months of employment and best-in-class benefits!

What We Offer

  • Sign-on bonus of $4,000.00 on first paycheck and $1,000.00 at 12 months of employment.
  • Rewarding work with competitive pay.
  • Pay differential for qualifying shifts.
  • Bilingual differential. •100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, uniform allowance, and more.
What You'll Do as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Work in cooperation with a team of skilled physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to deliver comprehensive continuity of care to a highly diverse patient population.
  • Maintain examination and treatment areas, including stocking, verifying good working order of equipment, removing expired supplies, and cleaning room after every patient visit.
  • Administer medications within scope of certification.
  • Prepare patients and assist with routine and specialty examinations, procedures, treatments, and minor office surgeries, following sterile procedures maintaining meticulous sterile technique.
  • Obtain specimens for microbiological testing, instructing patients in proper technique to collect specimens.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate documentation in the clinic record.
  • Seek to anticipate providers' needs and assist as requested, and notify RN if more technical care is needed.
  • Find teachable moments during routine care, delivering direct patient teaching and coaching.
  • Incorporate high standards of infection control into all tasks.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Graduation from a medical assistant training program.
  • Medical Assistant certification or able to obtain certification within 12 months of hire.
  • CPR certification within 3 months of hire.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required with demonstrated ability to communicate at level 10 on the ALTA language proficiency scale.
About YVFWC
We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic
  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Link to position description:
https://www.click2apply.net/p7KGnRH5PbLwVcqQrSNmXR

Closing Date:
08/27/2022

Registered Nurse 3

Job Type:
Public Health Nurse

Agency:
Tillamook County Health Department

Department:
Public Health

Location:
Tillamook

Position Description:
We’re hiring a Registered Nurse 3 to work in Public Health. The nurse provides care to clients in the home, clinic, and community setting through direct care, health promotion, education, and referrals. The public health nurse works together with individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations to provide services with a special focus in maternal and child health.

The Tillamook County Health and Human Services has an integrated Public Health and Federally Qualified Community Health Center. This uniquely situates us to support the health of our communities and individuals with public health, medical, dental, and behavioral health services. This position is with the Public Health Department and works collaboratively with our diverse and awesome public health team, working to promote and support the health of individuals and communities.

Tillamook County offers competitive pay and benefits. We appreciate our employees so much that we pay 90% of your health care premium, contribute $115 per month to your HRA/VEBA, and provide Basic Life and AD&D (Accidental death and dismemberment) insurances to you at no cost. And don’t forget our optional benefit plans you can participate in: Flexible Spending Accounts, 457(b) deferred compensation plans, supplemental life insurance plans and Aflac products are available for employee purchase through payroll deduction. Employees are eligible for 11 paid holidays, PLUS an extra floating holiday. You’ll also have vacation and sick leave to utilize soon into your career. Planning for the Future? We have you covered; We offer an amazing retirement plan. After completing 6 months of employment, the county will contribute the equivalent of 7% of your salary each month into a defined benefits plan that gains a guaranteed 8% interest per annum! In addition to the county’s monthly contributions, you also have the chance to contribute monthly to a secondary account that also gains a guaranteed 8% interest per annum.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct case management of pediatric and adult clients ensuring appropriate referrals and connection to services.
  • Prenatal and postnatal outreach, screening, care, lactation support, and education.
  • Infant and pediatric; outreach growth and development screening, nursing interventions, health and development education, well child assessments, infant feeding assessments, and immunizations.
  • Effectively utilize nursing assessments; formulate, apply, and monitor nursing care plans.
  • Utilize agency standing orders and protocols to counsel and administer appropriate immunizations.
  • Provide counseling and education in an individual or group setting in the areas of chronic health conditions such as prevention and management of diabetes, drug and alcohol abuse, and high blood pressure. Communicable disease such as Coronavirus, TB, STI, and other reportable conditions.
  • Provide communicable disease services by partnering with State and local health agencies, hospitals, and health clinics to monitor, track, and investigate communicable diseases. Provide education, investigative, and treatment services as needed to individual clients.

Link to position description:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tillamookor

Closing Date:
09/30/2022

School-Based Health Center Nurse Practitioner

Agency:
Columbia Memorial Hospital

Location:
Jewell, Oregon

Position Description:
Part-time position, 15 hours per week, to provide direct patient care to Jewell School District students and staff.

Link to position description:
https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/columbiamemorial/#/job/2570

Closing Date:
09/30/2022


Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

 

The Oregon Public Health Division periodically offers internships in public health, epidemiology, education, project management, policy, communications, and related areas. Internships for academic credit are posted through partnerships with schools, colleges and universities. For more information about internship opportunities at the Public Health Division: