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UPDATED: February 17, 2020

 

 

Environmental Public Health & Water Quality Director
Agency: Jefferson County
Department: Public Health
Location: Port Townsend/Jefferson County
Position Description: As a key leader, the EPH Director is responsible for the administering, planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the EPH programs, services, and policies of JCPH. He or she is accessible and approachable, and moves easily and comfortably among a variety of constituencies such as staff, Health Officer, Board members, the County administrator, and the Public Health Director. This person works to develop and manage environmental public health programs and procedures to accomplish local, state, and federal public health goals and policies.
Duties & Responsibilities: Work toward primary prevention and illness prevention-Design, deliver, and evaluate services to communities and industry stakeholders using knowledge from environmental public health, public health, and health policy-Provide orientation, staff development, consultation, and leadership -Evaluate assets and needs of communities, proposing solutions in partnership or leadership using proven best practices and epidemiology -Deliver community focused solutions that influence the health and well-being of individuals, families, and local communities.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 03/02/2020

 

Patient Navigator
Job Type: Full time
Location: Portland
Position Description: The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) 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 Patient Navigator for our Patient Navigation Center. The Navigation Center program provides personalized support for individuals living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as well as their caregivers. The goal of the program is to improve health outcomes for our patient population.We are seeking a standout individual to serve as one of our Patient Navigators and provide health and access information to patients via phone, e-mails, chat and written correspondence. As a Navigator, you are a source of information, support, and encouragement for those you serve. You guide patients to become actively engaged in their health care and enable them to achieve better disease management results with their health care team.Job Education / Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree with two+ years related experience in health education/promotion, community health, social work, or healthcare office setting;Working knowledge of medical and insurance terminology, hospital / provider referral protocols, medical insurance plans, billing, and regulations;Experience in conveying health-related information via phone, email or chat is highly valued;Ability to learn, understand and relay health and treatment information to constituents;Excellent verbal and written communications skills, good attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;Empathetic and able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people;Self-motivated, diplomatic, tactful and a team player;Ability to keep sensitive information confidential;Bilingual candidates (fluent in English and Spanish) are highly valued.Application InstructionsPlease 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, E-mail [email protected]
Duties & Responsibilities: Job responsibilities include: Answering questions and providing resources on disease information and treatment options;Assisting patients from across the country with health insurance issues, such as appealing insurance denials and applying for disability;Counseling patients on their insurance coverage benefits and insurance plan selections;Connecting patients with available resources including financial assistance options for their treatment and insurance costs;Managing a database of cases with regular data entry on correspondence and progress toward disease management goals;Maintaining follow-up with callers on health outcomes and resolution of their challenges in accessing care;Connecting patients with other NPF services, programs and events;Assessing the needs of individual callers to determine the best means to impact their health outcomes in a positive way.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 03/05/2020

 

Mental Health Counselor
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Northwest Human Services
Department: Mental Health
Location: Salem, Oregon
Position Description: Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. At our NWHS, our West Salem Mental Health Clinic offers a full range of mental health services for patients enrolled at our West Salem and Total Health Community Clinics. Our Medical and Mental Health care teams are committed to the overall wellness of our patients and work together to ensure patient needs are expertly evaluated, and met with compassion and respect. We employ highly qualified, well-trained medical and mental health providers including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, counselors, case managers, and administrative personnel. QUALIFICATIONS: Our ideal candidate must have a Master’s Degree in the mental health field including education in Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Social Work plus successful experience in counseling and supporting individuals experiencing metal health and emotional distress. A passion for working with underserved populations and clients with dual diagnosis, chronic mental illness and trauma is required. Bilingual in Spanish/English is required. ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in an integrated system preferred; Licensed (LPC, LCSW, LMFT), or registered for licensure (CSWA, intern) is preferred; EHR, specifically NexGen experience is preferred. If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many please apply online. For more information, contact the HR/Recruiting Department at: NWHS Administration Office, 503-588-5828. EOE, No agencies please.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our highly qualified Mental Health Counselors provide trauma-informed, compassionate, and professional mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. You will assess the nature and extent of Mental Health challenges and Co-Occurring Disorders, and formulate a plan for service that addresses each individual’s issues. CORE COMPETENCIES: Assess the nature and extent of client’s MH and COD presenting problem, formulate a plan for service that addresses Mental Health and COD issues and their impact on client’s interaction, and ensure complete and timely documentation pursuant to OAR 309.019.0140. Ensure productivity requirements are met by providing mental health treatment to individuals, couples, families, and groups that improve the client’s level of functioning. Provide timely and complete on-going assessment, treatment planning and measurable goal setting including annual reviews. Ensure annual reviews are submitted to the LMP pursuant to OAR 309.019.0140. Ensure clinical supervision requirements are met pursuant to OAR 833.030.0031. Keep accurate and timely records and data in accordance with NWHS policy standards.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 03/31/2020

 

Physician
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Northwest Human Services - Community Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers
Department: Medical Clinics - West Salem and Total Community Health
Location: Salem, Oregon & Monmouth, Oregon
Position Description: Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. We are seeking an experienced health care medical professional as a Primary Care Physician (MD, DO) to provide expert primary care to patients in specialty area at our busy Joint Commission accredited, Federally Qualified Health Center at our West Salem Clinic and Total Health Community Clinic in Monmouth, Oregon. Our West Salem Clinic and Total Health Community Clinics provide comprehensive primary care services to insured, under insured and uninsured individuals of all ages and incomes. The clinics offer a sliding fee scale to provide discounted services for those with incomes under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Qualifications include board certified or board eligible for certification in family medicine, completion of ACGME accredited three year residency program in family medicine and eligible for an Oregon medical license. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as an MD or DO, in the State of Oregon, have prescriptive authority and current DEA certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: A desire to work with a diverse patient population and a commitment to addressing social determinants of health in a team approach to Primary Care is preferred. Previous Community Health Center experience and bilingual skills in Spanish are also a plus!Prefer candidates who can work full-time for this position. Summary of Benefits: Our Board of Directors and Administration strives to provide a benefits program that is comprehensive, competitive within our industry, and affordable for our employees. Northwest Human Services offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, a Paid Time Off plan and 7 ½ paid holidays per year. Summary of Additional Benefits for Providers: Relocation Assistance l Performance Incentive Plan l Retention Bonus Plan l NHSC Loan Repayment I Malpractice Wrap-Around Policy l CME Reimbursement l 5 Days CME Pay l DEA Certificate Renewal I NCCPA & OBMA License Renewal. If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many, please apply online. For more information, please contact the HR/Recruiting Department at: NWHS Administration Office, 503-588-5828. EOE, No agencies please.
Duties & Responsibilities: CORE COMPETENCIES: Deliver professional, effective and patient-centered quality medical services to our community and clinic patients. You will examine, diagnose, and treat medical problems, prepare appropriate treatment plans and provide follow-up and treatment as needed while adhering to clinic policy and procedure. Provide consultation when needed to nurse practitioners and physician assistants. You may also serve as the supervising physician to no more than two mid-level providers and proctor medical students. Maintain appropriate and up-to-date medical records documentation on all patients in accordance with organizational policy. Actively and enthusiastically contribute to the care team by providing coverage to absent providers, being accessible to support staff, and serving on improvement teams. Actively engage in organization initiatives such as 340b usage, Patient Centered Medical Home Certification, and Meaningful Use requirements.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 03/31/2020

 

Health Equity Organizer
Agency: Oregon Health & Science University, Richmond Clinic
Department: Department of Family Medicine
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: The Health Equity And Leadership (HEAL) program at OHSU Richmond Clinic is seeking a Health Equity Organizer (HEO) to join our team! HEAL is a values-driven, clinic-based community organizing initiative that seeks to advance health equity and health justice through building community power as a health intervention. HEAL believes that health is more than healthcare, and builds community power to eliminate the root causes of health inequities.HEAL is an academic-community partnership between the OHSU Richmond Clinic, Relational Leadership Institute, and the Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good (MACG). Through prior efforts, HEAL has successfully collaborated with community partners to expand affordable housing locally, and create more equitable access to translated prescription drug labels statewide.The HEO will lead HEAL's efforts to:- Identify shared health and social issues impacting clients/patients and community members with lived experience of health inequities through organizing listening sessions and one-to-one meetings- Coordinate and deliver regular leadership trainings for individuals with lived experience- Bring together clients/patients, community members, healthcare staff/providers to address local health equity issues- Build the clinic's internal capacity to create a more inclusive culture and advance equity- Contribute to regional and national efforts to expand the HEAL model to other health systems, and evaluate the modelThe HEO cares deeply about health equity and social justice, and is committed to ensuring that healthcare builds power with communities to create systemic change. They have a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships, motivate diverse individuals toward common goals, and are excited by the challenge of working iteratively to implement an innovative program. They have an authentic, empathetic, and relational nature, constantly seeking to understand others' needs, motivations, and values. The HEO will be highly self-motivated and curious about others. They will have strong public speaking, group facilitation, advocacy/organizing, and relational leadership skills with individuals of all backgrounds. They will be strategic and organized, yet embrace innovative, iterative spaces where new ideas and strategies are implemented.Salary Range$30.94-$36.70 per hour ($64,355-$76,366 annually), with benefits
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


 

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


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.