Job & Internship Opportunities

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UPDATED: July 12, 2018

 

CNA/Caregiver
Job Type: On-call
Agency: Our House of Portland
Department: Nursing
Location: Portland
Position Description: On-call C.N.A/caregiver Job Summary Our House is a non-profit organization serving people living with HIV/AIDS. We currently have an open on-call CNA/caregiver position. Our House's philosophy is rooted in harm reduction and includes compassionate communication and the building of a strong sense of community to inspire people living with HIV to live well.
Duties & Responsibilities: A caregiver/CNA is responsible for direct resident care (providing physical and emotional support), as well as environmental care of the facility. The caregiver/CNA works with the RN as a team to ensure that resident and facility needs are meet. Hours/work days: Variable Qualifications and Skills • CPR Certified • Must be responsible, dependable, flexible, and have good communication skills • Motivated to work with persons with HIV/AIDS who require all levels of care • Willing to work with persons with physical and emotional health challenges • Knowledge to work within a harm reduction model of care • Knowledge of transfer techniques and body mechanics Benefits Weekend and Eve/night shift differentials, discounted gym membership and monthly training's on progressive topics such as mindfulness, trauma informed care, motivational interviewing and monthly yoga. Please send your resume to [email protected]
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/20/2018

 

Medical Programs Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is seeking a full time, professional, self-motivated and organized individual to serve as our Medical Programs Coordinator. This individual will have the opportunity to handle a broad range of tasks in providing administrative and program support activities for our medical programs department.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities include tracking and coordinating professional memberships and renewals; assisting with professional membership marketing and recruiting; maintaining professional membership webpages; managing the Health Care provider directory; coordinating emails to professional members; and managing physician literature orders. This position will also help with coordinating our Medical Board meetings, planning logistics, developing materials, agendas, and minutes; assisting with recognition activities; and providing administrative and logistic support for our medical education programing / activities. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years in combined experience in administrative assistance and customer service skills. Responsibilities include proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to multi task and strong project management skills. The ideal candidate must be team orientated and work collaboratively with a wide variety of people. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to: Attn: Human Resources, National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 SW 92nd Ave, Ste 300 Portland, OR 97223, Fax (503) 245-0626, E-mail [email protected]
Closing Date: 07/23/2018

 

Community Outreach Coordinator
Agency: Jackson County Public Health
Location: Medford, Oregon
Position Description: Under direction, to perform responsible duties in the design, development, coordination and implementation of youth and/or community oriented health education programs, policies and curriculum; to educate local citizens in health related issues; and to provide schools and community and government agencies with information in support of the development and funding of such programs and/or policies.
Duties & Responsibilities: •Working in the public health system to address population health; educating and partnering with local and regional organizations to implement public health system change; •Working with populations who experience health disparities; •Working in STD and Hepatitis C prevention and education; •Working in health education/promotion; •Experience with developing action plans, policies, procedures, and grant reports. Responsible for the coordination, development, implementation and evaluation of health education activities. •Organize and consult with community agencies, committees, school administrators and groups to coordinate, advise and advance health education programs and/or policies. •Determine techniques, policies and procedures for the improvement of health education activities. •Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness in meeting established objectives. •Consults with community agencies concerning the development of programs and/or policies in compliance with state statues and/or established expectations. •Designs and conducts classes and meetings related to health issues. •Coordinates regional education programs. •Recruits and provides training to schools, agencies and community volunteers in support of education programs and/or policies. •Establishes short term and long range plans, goals and objectives for assigned programs. •Prepares a variety of reports, correspondence, records, summaries and grant applications; develops visual aids, outlines, goals, plans, objectives and program evaluations. •Assists state agencies in the development of local community partnerships to provide funding and program support through health agencies and businesses. •Increases community awareness of programs through media outreach. •Orders related program supplies and materials. •Adheres to County and departmental policies and procedures as well as safe work practices, policies and procedures. •Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other staff, public officials, the general public and representatives of other agencies. •Attends and participates in required trainings. •Has regular and reliable attendance. •Overtime may be required. •Performs other related duties as assigned.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/31/2018

 

Research Associate
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health & Science University
Department: Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) is seeking a full-time Research Associate. OCCYSHN is Oregon’s public health agency for children and youth with special health care needs. We collaborate with the Oregon Health Authority’s Maternal and Child Health section to implement Oregon’s Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant. The Research Associate supports OCCYSHN assessment and evaluation. This includes ongoing, population-based surveillance of Oregon’s children and youth with special health needs, and program evaluation of OCCYSHN interventions. Duties include: • Support large assessment and evaluation projects. • Lead inferential quantitative analyses using national and state datasets. • Create, maintain, and analyze complex data files using primary and secondary data sources. • Participate in or lead qualitative analyses. • Contribute to presentation and publication of assessment and evaluation results. • Lead small evaluation projects. • Liaise with partner organizations on assessment and evaluation efforts. • Coordinate Oregon’s participation in a multi-state learning collaborative project (through 2021) focused on children with medical complexity. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/31/2018

 

Interprofessional Education Outreach Coordinator
Agency: Pacific University
Department: Libraries
Location: Washington County, OR
Position Description: The Interprofessional Education Outreach Coordinator (IPEOC) provides collaborative leadership for training and outreach efforts to improve health literacy in rural and underserved patient populations in Oregon through (a) the integration of appropriate information resources into patient care, (b) the education of health professions students, faculty, and providers within an interprofessional context, and (c) partnerships between academic and public libraries to improve public access to information that can improve health literacy competencies.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position provides training and develops materials for students, faculty, and providers in accessing/using appropriate patient information materials and in efficient strategies for assessing, and properly responding to, patients’ health literacy levels. This position also develops and delivers outreach activities and programs for health care consumers. As appropriate, National Library of Medicine (NLM) tools and resources are integrated into these activities. In this work, the IPEOC partners with Pacific University’s College of Health Professions schools and interprofessional education program, Pacific University’s interprofessional and disciplinary clinics, community health clinics/organizations, and public libraries. This position also serves as the Oregon liaison to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) for the purposes of coordinating training, education services, and programs of the NN/LM PNR in Oregon. The IPEOC works under the direction of the Dean of University Libraries (Project Lead) and supervision of the Health Sciences Librarian (Project Manager). This is a part-time benefit-eligible position, working 34 hours per week. Regular travel within Washington County and throughout the state of Oregon will be required.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/31/2018

 

Community Outreach Educator
Agency: Jackson County Health and Human Services
Department: Public Health
Location: Jackson County
Position Description: Jackson County Public Health is looking for a community educator to coordinate the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program. Duties include providing outreach and education to articulate evidenced-based approaches for tobacco prevention to key stakeholders as it pertains to improving tobacco policy and improving system changes; using policy a primary tool to advance; and influence policy and system changes through accurate, persuasive communications with public partners, health agency leaders, and policy makers. The ideal candidate would have a background in public health and policy, and experience enforcing public health laws and regulations.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/31/2018

 

Medical Director/Physician | Open Until Filled
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is private non-profit that provides culturally appropriate physical- and mental-health services and treatment for substance-use disorders for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and other vulnerable people. NARA offers a full-benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance. 
Duties & Responsibilities: • Provide direct medical services to patients while demonstrating awareness and sensitivity to Native-American health-care needs. • Supervise medical staff at all NARA locations (including main clinic as well as Outpatient and Residential facilities): physicians, Nurse Practitioners, nursing supervisor, dietitians, and acupuncturist. • Oversee quality of on-site laboratory testing with nursing supervisor. • Oversee quality of care provided by medical assistants and nurses in collaboration with the nursing supervisor. • Develop, implement and update medical policies, protocols and procedures. • Function as liaison with outside providers, hospitals, and other health care organizations. • Establish consultative referrals-network and coordinate linkages with hospital-based, admitting physicians and reference labs. • Participate as member of clinic’s management team. • Participate as member of agency-wide leadership team. • Assure that NARA Clinic’s medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of medical profession. • Supervise students, locum tenens physicians, and contractual physicians. • Provide and/or facilitate in-service training as needed. • Monitor peer review to assure total-quality improvement in ongoing patient care. • Participate in on-call service coverage. • Participate in meetings and represents NARA as required. • Lead and coordinate monthly medical provider meetings. • Lead and coordinate quarterly Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meetings as committee chair.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 08/01/2018

 

Environmental Toxins Program Specialist Senior
Job Type: Full-Time
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Department: Public Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS!Environmental Health programs serve to protect the public from environmental related issues: food, water, vector borne diseases, and environmental health threats. The nature of the work is complex due to the numerous environmental health concerns and regulations and the high profile of the activities conducted. Environmental Health includes several major projects and programs: Inspections, Vital Records, Food Handlers, Healthy Homes & Families, Program and Policy Development, and Vector Control. The Environmental Toxins Program Specialist Senior position's purpose is to reduce toxics exposure through pathways related to the built and natural environments, and to work on Issues related to the built environment, including air quality, toxics exposure, planning related to land use, environmental justice, and emerging environmental health concerns. This position advises County leadership, partners, and residents on health-protective actions during public health emergencies related to toxic exposures. As the Environmental Toxins Program Specialist Senior you will: Act as the county's subject matter expert and technical lead in public health related air quality and brownfield (contaminated property) work, and advising program leadership, departmental leadership and elected officials on policy and program development of a range of politically sensitive topics
Provide assessment, consultation, community engagement, policy, project management, grants administration, technical expertise, supervision of interns, and program development and execution
Be the driver of policy and program development and execution, under the oversight of program and divisional management
Rapidly process highly technical content and skillfully deliver critical Information to a variety of internal and external stakeholders of matters of high concern to the county and its constituents
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: 08/10/2018

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Care Coordination Specialist
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health & Science University
Department: Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) is seeking a full-time Care Coordination Specialist. OCCYSHN is Oregon’s public health agency for children and youth with special health care needs. We collaborate with the Oregon Health Authority’s Maternal and Child Health section to implement Oregon’s Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant. The Care Coordination Specialist works primarily at the policy level.
Duties & Responsibilities: • Promote and support excellence in cross-systems care coordination for children and youth with special health needs at the state, county, community and practice levels. • Lead efforts to develop and implement statewide strategies to address the Title V Block Grant priority focused on Medical Home. • Support accountability of entities implementing CaCoon (CAre COrdinatiON) public health home visiting in meeting program standards.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: Position open until filled

 

Nursing Supervisor
Job Type: Part Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: This position is responsible for using principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to clinic programs ensuring a trauma informed, strengths-based, client-centered culture. The Public Health Nursing Supervisor’s responsibilities include direct support and oversight of work performed by Public Health Nursing team.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

PHN Communicable Disease Nurse
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of direct home or office services in the areas of immunization, family planning, communicable disease investigation, sexually transmitted disease clinics, HIV testing, counseling, and follow-up, pregnancy screening and prenatal education, general health education and referral.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Pharmacy/Client Services Administrative Assistant
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Pharmacy/Client Services
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The position assists the pharmacy team in maintaining client records, data entry, and scheduling of appointments, administration of tele-health equipment and general program coordination. This position communicates directly with clients to enroll, schedule and graduate them from the program. This position is also responsible for completing daily tasks assigned by managers, keeping ongoing assignments updated, and recognizing the need for further assistance in the Client Services Program.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Receive and respond to referral requests
  • Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge; provide HIV education to clients
  • Compile, mail and track client enrollment paperwork
  • Obtain Authorization for Release of Information between HIVA and Medical Provider
  • Track tablets, receive, store, issue and keep tracking tool updated
  • Maintain gmail accounts and passwords using tracking spreadsheet 
  • Manage client files
  • Schedule visits with pharmacist -Assist pharmacist in data entry
  • Maintain spreadsheets to track CD4/VL, # of pharmacy visits
  • Issue and track the Satisfaction Pre/Post Questionnaire and Knowledge Quiz
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records
  • Participate in required training
  • Report issues with equipment to HIV Alliance
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assisting with client support groups as needed -Maintain up to date brochures
  • Completing and dispatching large mailings to clients regarding events, gatherings, general information, etc.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, guidelines, laws & administrative rules
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standards

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

Bi-lingual Care Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health. Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team. The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs. This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs, and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs. Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care. This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed.In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

CLIENT CARE:

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Psychosocial assessment of need;
  • Provide direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services
  • Visit accompaniment services
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation.
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments 
  • Development of a service plan or care plan
  • Advocate with other case managers and other service providers on behalf of our clients 
  • HIV education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs 
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with service delivery systems; 
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

SUPPORT:

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas 
  • Maintain up to date information regarding OR Medical Assistance programs Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge;
  • Maintain up to date information regarding other benefits and entitlements programs available in Oregon.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records, including CareWare
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standard

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

 

 

Community Organizer
Agency: Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation
Location: Oregon Central Coast (Rogue Valley position filled)
Position Description: The Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation is a statewide organization dedicated to educating leaders and the general public on the causes of and solutions to gun violence in Oregon. Our work includes illuminating the impact of gun violence on our communities, developing state-specific research on gun violence, and fostering discussion intended to identify shared priorities that address gun violence. The Alliance is currently engaging in community outreach and engagement to identify strategies to reduce Oregon's high rate of gun suicide. Oregon¿s gun suicide rate has increased markedly in recent years, and the Alliance is committed to working in local communities to explore opportunities to reduce gun suicides and encourage gun safety. In the current stage of the program, two organizers will be contracted to engage communities affected by gun violence on the Oregon Coast and in the Rogue Valley. Contractors will conduct outreach to stakeholders and leaders to identify existing local suicide prevention efforts and potential partners for community engagement with the Alliance. In addition, contractors will look for opportunities to activate potential gun violence prevention advocates in these communities. The objective of this stage is to build the groundwork for a broader community engagement and dialogue program over the subsequent year. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Contractor Qualifications/Expectations:

  • The Alliance is seeking individuals or firms with organizing experience on the Oregon Coast.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who show a record of engaging with diverse constituencies and populations.
  • Knowledge of gun violence and public health policy preferred, but not required.
  • Contractor will be expected to work 20-25 hours/week and submit weekly reports of activities.
  • Contractor must have own vehicle and valid Oregon driver license and expect significant travel. Expenses will be reimbursed.

Selection Process: Interested contractors should submit a 1-2 page letter outlining their qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the project, as well as a resume, CV, or background on your firm. Please submit to [email protected]
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Medical Technologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS! The Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Medical Technologist. The Health Department's highly complex clinical (CLIA) laboratory supports the department's Medical, School-based and Corrections clinics, and Communicable Disease/Environmental Health Programs. The Medical Technologist (MT) is a full time professional position. The MT independently performs complex, moderate and waived laboratory testing on human specimens used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities are primarily in the areas of Hematology, Parasitology and Microbiology. The position requires the candidate be comfortable with testing pathogenic agents in the event of natural or man-made disaster. 
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

 

Clinical Psychologist
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County Health Department
Department: Primary Care
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Primary care behavioral health is the care that results from a practice team of primary care and behavioral health providers, working together with patients and families, using a systematic and cost-effective approach to provide patient-centered care for a defined population. This care may address mental health and substance abuse conditions, health behaviors (including their contribution to chronic medical illnesses), life stressors and crises, stress-related physical symptoms and ineffective patterns of health care utilization (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013). 
Duties & Responsibilities: As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider you will:

  • Provide evidence-based behavioral health services to a population of primary care patients
  • Function as a clinical member of the primary care home team
  • Act as the primary care team's behavioral health expert and provide effective professional consultation
  • Improve population health outcomes by ensuring patients of all ages have access to behavioral health expertise as a usual part of primary care
  • Provide biopsychosocial assessment and evidence-based cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients of all ages with mental health concerns and health compromising behaviors
  • Identify the need for and support patient referrals and care management needs
  • As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider, additionally you may support:
    • Program development and program evaluation studies Grant conceptualization and scholarly publications
    • Clinical consultation to other behavioral health team members
    • Clinical supervision for psychologist residents and interns
    • Lead provider grand rounds and other internal clinical trainings
    • On-going development of posters, patient education, and other marketing materials using current evidence

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 Tracy Candela 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.