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UPDATED: October 21, 2019

 

Quality and Business Manager
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Human Services
Location: Portland
Position Description: Overview Multnomah County Department of County Human Services Aging, Disability and Veterans Services Division invites applications for a Quality and Business Manager.The mission for the Aging, Disability and Veterans Services Division is to promote independence, dignity, and choice in the lives of older adults, persons with disabilities, and veterans. We are looking for a champion in leading the development of quality, compliance, and budget management for a growing division with an annual budget exceeding $80 million in a multicultural workforce of over 465 employees while ensuring cultural equity are the foundation of all strategic planning efforts. The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, full or part-time, temporary, or on-call positions.
Duties & Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include: Talents + Workforce: Integrate racial justice and equity principles as a key focus to all quality and compliance activities with goals to influence a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential. Ensure that staff across the division have access to quality improvement and quality assurance training and tools. Leadership: Provide strategic direction/recommendations and organization of a quality and compliance program for a large, complex division with five (5) program areas. Oversee the administration and coordination of the division’s budget development and resource allocation. Engage in management practices within union contract and county personnel policies. Collaboration: Create and track quality improvement and quality assurance activities to address system barriers and enhance client services through engagement with department/ division leadership teams, community partners, and advisory councils. Impact + Vision: Evolve and implement program and strategic planning that furthers the mission of the division and focuses on racial justice and the diverse needs of the community served by the program. Lead evaluations and assessments using statistical tools, quality assurance standards and project management principles to support continuous system and equitable delivery of services to clients. To QualifyWe will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and valuesBachelor's degree or equivalent practical experienceThree (3) years of increasingly responsible social or health services program management experienceExperience working in the public sector, non-profit, and administering human and health service programsMust have a valid driver's licenseMust pass a criminal background check Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.Experience leading and managing a complex program that is both customer and rule-drivenExperience using a participatory management style to promote teamwork and a "learning" work environment for employeesExperience in public sector budget managementAdvanced knowledge in quality improvement, quality assurance and project management The Application Packet:Attachments will not be reviewed unless specifically requested. Only apply once for this opportunity. Your completed application must include the following: A completed online application. We will not review separate resumes or other attached files. The exceptions are cover letter and documentation for veterans’ preference.A cover letter. Please attach a cover letter as a separate document with responses to the following supplemental questions noted below. Your responses to the questions will be evaluated and scored and it may determine if you are moved on to the next review. Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the online application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses if applicable. Describe how your background and experience make you a great candidate in a senior leadership role described in the “Overview” and “To Qualify” sections above. Please be sure to include any work experience and transferable skills related to budget management, quality improvement, quality assurance, racial justice and equity.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 10/25/2019

 

 

Mobile Lead Clinic Tester - On-Call
Job Type: On-call
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland
Position Description: This recruitment will be used to fill three on-call positions. On-call clinic staff commit to a minimum of one four-hour clinic shift each month.$19.51 hourlyThe Multnomah County Environmental Health Program is home to Lead Poisoning Prevention services for all Multnomah County and parts of surrounding counties. Among the services provided by the program is a mobile blood lead screening program for children and pregnant women. The Lead Program provides capillary (finger-prick) blood lead testing for 1000 children annually.
Duties & Responsibilities: As an on-call Lead Clinic Tester you will:Pick up and return testing materials and equipment from the Environmental Health office in NE Portland (typically around 1 hour before clinic start.); Arrive at clinic location 30 minutes before clinic start, greet host at site and set up clinic; Calibrate LeadCare II testing equipment; Perform capillary testing of children and pregnant women; Run analysis of samples on LeadCare II testing units; Interact with families, child, parents in a professional manner; Provide testing results with basic explanation of lead level and follow up actions as necessary; Communicate basic lead prevention information to clients; Practice universal precautions; Follow HIPAA requirements.Diversity & Inclusion: As a Health Department employee you will contribute to a work culture of respect, trust and understanding for the highly diverse populations the Health Department serves in the office and in the community. Every employee shares the responsibility for promptly bringing to the County's attention conduct that interferes with providing a work environment free of illegal discrimination and harassment.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 10/30/2019

 

Program Manager - Analytics & Policy
Agency: Providence Health & Services
Department: Center for Outcomes Research & Education (CORE)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Providence's Center for Outcomes Research & Education (CORE) is looking for a Program Manager - Analytics & Policy. This position is a high-level contributor to CORE’s dynamic Analytics & Policy Team, and provides leadership and deep content expertise for health policy, health systems transformation, population health, health informatics, and data strategy programs. The person in this role will provide independent analysis, expert advice, and recommendations to CORE leadership, community partners, and clients on complex issues and projects. Other accountabilities include analytical and strategic leadership; including leading multi-functional internal and/or external teams; providing direction and guidance to ensure the overall success of programs and initiatives; developing and maintaining partnerships and strategic relationships; and overseeing a portfolio of work related to health data, analytics, and policy with minimal or no direction.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 10/31/2019

 

Associate Research Scientist
Agency: Providence Health & Services
Department: CORE
Location: Portland
Position Description: We at CORE, a non-profit research laboratory committed to improving community health, are looking for an Associate Research Scientist to join our team. In this position, you will design research projects, develop partnerships, and act in the role of co-investigator on health services research projects. You will provide leadership for small grant and contract-based studies and collaborate with other scientists and managers from a variety of disciplines, both within and external to Providence Health & Services.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 10/31/2019

 

Human Resources Manager
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Human Services
Location: Portland
Position Description: Department: Department of County Human Services (DCHS)Job Type: Regular Non-RepresentedExemption Status: United States of America (Exempt)Closing Date: November 04, 2019Salary Range: $89,509.77 - $134,264.90 annuallyOverviewYou are a strategic thinker, and trusted adviser with a track record of leading and implementing change management. You are a champion of diversity and equality and see it as a critical and strategic pillar of an organization. As a Human Resources leader, you understand the importance of core operational HR programs, like employee/labor labor relations, recruiting, community outreach and HRIS administration and their impacts on supporting a transparent and effect work culture.You believe that HR is, and should, be an influential business partner in developing human capital strategy. You also believe that HR leadership plays a critical role in building and modeling an energized, inclusive and innovative culture.If this sounds like you, then your search may be over. Multnomah County Department of County Human Services is looking for a Human Resources Manager to join its leadership team. The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, full or part-time, temporary, or on-call positions. The Role: The Human Resources Manager role is a member of the Department of County Human Services (DCHS) leadership team. In this role, you will lead and manage the strategic, and day to day operations of a human resources team comprised of Sr. HR Business Partners, Recruiters, HRIS Administrators, and a Sr. Outreach Specialist.You will lead, develop, mentor and inspire a team of HR practitioners to deliver excellent and practical partnership to leaders and employees. You will build strong working relationships and partnerships with your HR peers, as well as internal leaders and stakeholders throughout Multnomah County.You will actively and strategically collaborate with directors and their management teams to drive department wide initiatives and organizational effectiveness. You will also be a resource and trusted broker to a diverse stakeholder group comprised of management, line staff and union representatives.As a diversity champion, you will promote workforce equity and diversity through educational support, outreach and training programs that promote internal advancement for all employees, and help develop a high performing, diverse and inclusive workforce.As a change agent, you will proactively recommend innovative approaches to addressing departmental and countywide objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities:Manage a team of HR professionals who support a diverse portfolio and client base.Serve as the key consultant as it relates to employee relations, investigations and grievances. Support an inclusive and equitable workplace environment by preventing and resolving problems that impact employee-employer relationships. Serves as the department liaison for Labor Relations, County Attorney's Office and Central Human Resources. Promotes Multnomah County Department of County Human Services as an Employer of Choice through effective diversity-focused recruitment strategies and sustainable relationships with community partners. Sets priority and direction as it relates to HR vision, objectives and key responsibilities. Manages countywide implementations and ensures the HR team is prepared and capable to support change. HR subject matter expert on organizational restructuring or operational needs within the Department. Serves as the HR Department representative for service and program specific policy revisions.Ensures HR practices are in compliance with countywide Personnel Rules, contract language and state and federal laws. Ideal Attributes: Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsHighly organized with the ability to prioritize and manage time well in order to meet deadlinesMust be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discreetly handle sensitive and confidential informationPossess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environmentMentor - who is approachable and supportive to staff Self-motivation - must be able to demonstrate initiative and be proactive with a ‘can-do’ attitudePassion to contribute and influence at all levelsCuriosity and a drive to effectively partner with leaders across the businessDemonstrates commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion with direct experience influencing and building cultureTo QualifyWe will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:Equivalent to a bachelor's degree and four (4) years of experience in areas such as management and supervision, communication, conflict resolution, and/or diversity, equity, and inclusionPreferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.PHR or SPHR CertificationExperience in a unionized or public sector environment*Transferable Skills:Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position. Screening and EvaluationThe Application Packet:Attachments will not be reviewed unless specifically requested. Only apply once for this opportunity. Your completed application must include the following: 1) A resume. Please attach your resume as a separate document covering relevant experience and education. If you are an internal candidate, you may also choose to complete your Talent Profile in Workday. 2) A cover letter. Please attach your cover letter as a separate document with responses to the following supplemental question noted below:Multnomah County and the Department of County Human Services are committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) as part of their strategic objectives. Tell us about your greatest success in this area, and some of the strategies you used to support an organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals. As part of your response, please specify the size of the organization, and also your role in developing the strategy for DEI. ​Internal candidates: After you have submitted your application, please check your Workday inbox and complete the Veterans’ Preference Questionnaire prior to application deadline. Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference for this recruitment. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. The recruiter as listed on the job announcement must receive all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.The Selection Process:For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:Initial review of minimum qualificationsAn evaluation of application materials to identify the most qualified candidatesConsideration of top candidates through phone screen and/or interviewReference checks
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date:11/04/2019

 

Fee-for-Service Manager (Principal Executive/Manager G)
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: Health Services Division
Location: Salem, OR
Position Description: Is your experience with the Medicaid Fee-For-Service program? Are you highly knowledgeable of Medicaid Title XIX and XXI regulations and requirements? Have you worked with professional associations and community advocates?The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Health Systems Division (HSD) is currently seeking to hire a Fee-For-Service Operations Manager (Principal Executive Manager G). This position is responsible for implementing policy and program priorities for the Medicaid Section, Fee-For-Service (FFS) program administered by HSD.WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: NO less than 6 years of management experience in a public or private organization with: Development of program rules and policies Development of long- and short-range goals and plans Program evaluation Budget preparation; Specific knowledge of Medicaid Title XIX and XXI regulations and program requirements; In-depth understanding of the medical service delivery system, billing practices and budgeting; Experience using medical expenditure and utilization data to manage, plan and evaluate the cost effectiveness, access and quality of medical programs; Executive level experience with Medicaid Experience with the administration of large (multi-million dollar) health/medical care programs; Experience working and partnering with professional associations and community advocates; and, Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
Duties & Responsibilities: What you will do! You will provide policy and operational leadership directing the development and implementation policies, procedures and program priorities to ensure access and quality health services through the FFS program.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 11/12/2019

 

Dental Director
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland
Position Description: As the Multnomah County Health Department’s Dental Director you will manage, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the activities of the Dental Care Services. Dental Services are provided at 6 clinics throughout Multnomah County and dental sealant and screening services are provided at most Multnomah County elementary schools and middle schools. The Dental Director provides dental care direction and consultation to County dental providers directed toward the promotion of public health dentistry. Essential Job Function Areas include:Dental Leadership – Responsible for the leadership of Multnomah County’s Dental Services division and related administrative services, alignment and implementation of strategic direction, and leads all activities of the division by determining policy, program priorities and the utilization of resources in order to carry out the goals and objectives of the division. The Dental Director will lead, recruit, hire, orient, and direct education activities and evaluation of dental providers and their clinical work. Quality Direction – Responsible for overall administration of operations including; Reviewing and evaluating the results and quality of clinical services and program activities. Assures compliance with state, federal, and local laws and alignment with values, policies, goals, and objectives set forth by the Joint Commission, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Community Health Council, Board of County Commissioners, and Department leadership.Strategic Planning - Works with ICS Strategic Framework and Health Department Strategic Plan to direct, oversee and develop dental care services work plans. Monitors clinical policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates products, methods and procedures. Implements strategies that increase integration of services, compliance with policy and procedures in dental care, and meets strategic objectives.External Relationships - Represent the County when dealing with external stakeholders regarding collaboration directly related to the delivery of dental services for county residents.Financial/Budget – Develops, prepares and implements the dental and oral health budgets, and oversight of funds.Clinic/Direct Clinical Services - Performs professional dental and oral surgical services for patients at a County dental clinic.
Duties & Responsibilities: Essential Job Function Areas include:Dental Leadership – Responsible for the leadership of Multnomah County’s Dental Services division and related administrative services, alignment and implementation of strategic direction, and leads all activities of the division by determining policy, program priorities and the utilization of resources in order to carry out the goals and objectives of the division. The Dental Director will lead, recruit, hire, orient, and direct education activities and evaluation of dental providers and their clinical work. Quality Direction – Responsible for overall administration of operations including; Reviewing and evaluating the results and quality of clinical services and program activities. Assures compliance with state, federal, and local laws and alignment with values, policies, goals, and objectives set forth by the Joint Commission, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Community Health Council, Board of County Commissioners, and Department leadership.Strategic Planning - Works with ICS Strategic Framework and Health Department Strategic Plan to direct, oversee and develop dental care services work plans. Monitors clinical policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates products, methods and procedures. Implements strategies that increase integration of services, compliance with policy and procedures in dental care, and meets strategic objectives.External Relationships - Represent the County when dealing with external stakeholders regarding collaboration directly related to the delivery of dental services for county residents.Financial/Budget – Develops, prepares and implements the dental and oral health budgets, and oversight of funds.Clinic/Direct Clinical Services - Performs professional dental and oral surgical services for patients at a County dental clinic.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: 11/30/2019

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

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

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



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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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


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