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UPDATED: September 18, 2017

Parent Child Health Leader
Job Type: full time
Agency: King County
Department: Department of Public Health
Location: Seattle, WA
Position Description: The Community Health Services (CHS) Division of Public Health – Seattle & King County is seeking a strong Parent Child Health Leader (PCH Leader- Regional Health Administrator) to promote the health of pregnant women, parents and their children by creating and overseeing the next generation of parent child health programming in and connected to its ten Public Health Centers, as well as through community partnerships.
Duties & Responsibilities: This position is responsible for strategic direction, oversight, program quality, and the programmatic business priorities of all Parent Child Health (PCH) programming. Programming is county-wide and currently delivered through, in large part, our ten Public Health Centers. These services include: First Steps (Maternity Support Services, Infant Case Management), the WIC program, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Early Intervention Program, Nurse Family Partnership, and public health nursing services embedded in Community Services Offices. The position also oversees community partnerships and investments in the Infant Mortality Prevention and Best Starts for Kids Home-Based Services programs. As a member of the division's leadership team, the PCH Leader is pivotal in building a work culture that embodies the values of continuous improvement, equity and social justice, respect for people (including employee engagement), and a resiliency/trauma informed system approach, and a work environment that values and exemplifies diversity, teamwork, a culture of learning, as well as problem-solving and improvement ideas among all employees.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Continuous

 

Health Program and Policy Intern
Job Type: Unpaid Internship
Agency: American Lung Association in Oregon
Department: Programs and Policy
Location: Tigard, OR
Position Description: A Health Program and Policy Intern will work in a variety of areas to extend reach, increase visibility and promote mission work within our organization. Assisting the Lung Health Manager and VP of Advocacy and Air Quality will provide opportunity to work with advocacy, tobacco prevention and education, indoor/outdoor air quality, asthma and other lung disease programs. In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed below, the Health Program and Policy Intern will professionally represent the American Lung Association; adhere to the policies and procedures; regularly and reliably correspond with supervising staff, including email correspondence; assist in administrative support and perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s). E-mail your resume and letter of interest to tiffany.belser@lung.org.
Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Lung Health Manager and VP of Advocacy and Air Quality, the Health Program and Policy Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct community outreach through tabling at local health events
  • Schedule, coordinate and participant in meetings, trainings and presentations with community organizations;
  • Distribute educational resources to community partners
  • Create, prepare and distribute materials for upcoming health education events
  • Research and build partnerships with local health organizations
  • Assist in applying for grant opportunities
  • Develop and implement policy tracking tool to track bills during legislative session; write bi-weekly updates for constituents
  • Develop data base for congressional delegation for the Mountain Pacific region and Oregon's legislators
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with legislators for health professionals and other advocates as needed
  • Research and write policy briefs and testimony for legislative sessions 

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Research Evaluation Analyst Senior
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Agency: Multnomah County
Department: Health Department
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: THIS WORK MATTERS! This recruitment will be used to fill a regular position and may be use to identify candidates for on-call work. This position works in the STD | HIV | Hepatitis C and Adolescent Sexual Health Equity Program. This program promotes sexual and reproductive health, reduces the transmission and impact of disease acquisition and drug-related harm, and supports an equitable system of care that empowers people and improves quality of life. Primary responsibilities include support of STD clinical services and harm reduction services including syringe exchange, overdose prevention activities, and the Harm Reduction Clinic. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities include: extraction and transformation of clinical data, program evaluation and analysis, design of data collection tools and needs assessments, and presentation of relevant epidemiological and program data. Extraction and transformation of clinical data includes requirements for a CDC grant, which requires advanced knowledge of SAS and understanding of relational databases. Clinical data extraction is also required for a variety of ad hoc requests, quality assurance, performance measurement, program offers, billing-related projects and epidemiological surveillance. Presentation of clinical data to both internal and external audiences is expected. Program evaluation activities for prevention services include evaluation/monitoring/reporting to inform program planning as well as completing mandatory grant reports. This position also collaborates with Program Coordinators and Community Health Specialists to ensure accurate and meaningful data collection, documentation, and sound training practices. This position supports public health interventions serving populations that experience sexually transmitted and injection drug related disease disparities. Population specific work includes LQBTQ, African American, Latino and people who use injection drugs. Other high-need populations include those experiencing mental illness, deep trauma history, acute/chronic illness, inconsistent stable housing and sporadic engagement in medical care.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: September 27, 2017

 

Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) IT Liaison
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0400 The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Center for Health Statistics has a great opportunity for an individual skilled in analyzing business needs and translating them into technical written documentation as the Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) IT Liaison.  What's in it for you? You will be integral in delivering continuous improvement to the secure web-based environment that supports convenient, stable and flexible operations within the Oregon Vital Events Registration System. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year. If you are an experienced business analyst skilled in translating technical data to a wide audience, don't delay, apply today!
Duties & Responsibilities: What will you do? You will serve as the agency representative along with the business lead. You will act as the internal program analyst to ensure that the internal staff understand the program and the business requirements of the Oregon Vital Events Registration System. You will conduct program analysis to develop the system for external stakeholders, and internal and external users. You will assist in the prioritization and the development of additional system functionality.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 28, 2017

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: full time
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: University Health Center
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Health Promotion Specialist is a staff member in the Health Promotion Department in the University Health Center at the University of Oregon. The Health Promotion Department serves as the coordinator for the primary prevention efforts of the University Health Center with the goal of improving the health outcomes for our students and to create a healthy environment. This is accomplished by incorporating multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion programs and services, developing culturally appropriate health and wellness programs for UO students with special consideration to underrepresented populations (e.g. LGBTQ+, students of color, first generation students), and by providing primary and secondary prevention services for students in support of the overall mission of the University.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Health Promotion Specialist maintains collaborative relationships with student leaders, campus, faculty, staff, and community partners to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students. This position is responsible for developing strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs, policies and services. This requires developing, implementing and analyzing of student health surveys that: 1. provide baseline data and follow-up health data, 2. identify program needs and priorities, 3. evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services and 4. track trends in student health status and behavior. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention initiatives. The Health Promotion Specialist will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion and prevention services. The position will be responsible for assisting the manager with the supervision of student interns, educators, leaders, volunteers, and student workers and with the daily operations of the department as requested. Research, theories, and evidence-based practices will support initiatives. The Health Promotion Specialist will attend professional conferences; write reports and proposals and other related functions as assigned.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of sexual health programs, tobacco prevention and cessation and other health promotion programs based on needs assessment and department priorities. Additionally, the Health Promotion Specialist will work with the other members of the Health Promotion team to develop and implement environmental and policy change activities and strategies to improve the health and academic performance of individual students, student groups, and campus community, including, but not limited to, programming and/or policy development.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Healthy Communities Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: The Healthy Communities and Public Health Modernization Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading a group of community health partners to assemble and implement a plan to reduce the burden of chronic disease throughout Umatilla County. The coordinator will also be responsible for building the UCo Health department capacity in the 7 foundational capacities in order to improve the Department's ability to implement the four foundational programs as defined by Oregon's public health modernization framework. In addition the Coordinator will serve as the Department¿s Accreditation Coordinator and be responsible for Department's efforts to obtain external accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board. An ideal candidate would be a creative thinker, highly community-focused with a strong background in public health, project management and community engagement. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Nurse Family Partnership State Nurse Consultant 
Job Type: Job Share/Part Time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0401 The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Maternal and Child Health Section has a unique part-time opportunity for a Public Health Nurse Family Partnership Consultant. This position assists the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) State Nurse Consultant with the duties required to promote the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section, providing overall expertise, direction and coordination of the program. What will you do? You will provide technical assistance and coordination for the planning, development and implementation of NFP with Local Health Authorities (LHA). You will provide quality assurance technical assistance for the local programs; coordinate teams of appropriate staff and stakeholders to develop policies and priorities for a comprehensive strategically integrated NFP program; and serve as the technical expert for the program in state level home visiting work. What's in it for you? You will impact the Maternal and Child Health Section by developing implementation guidelines, standards and trainings to support health authorities and partners to carry out the programs that address health promotion issues across the lifespan of individuals and families. We offer medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year for full time employees (view eligibility criteria here). If you are an experienced registered nurse who has a passion for the health of women and children, don't delay, apply today!
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 27, 2017

 

Employee Health Nurse -- RN
Job Type: salaried, 26 hours per week
Agency: Legacy Health
Department: Employee Health Services
Location: Silverton, Oregon
Position Description: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our dynamic, quality-focused team. Our Employee Health department is responsible for the health and wellness of Legacy employees, volunteers, contractors and students through preventative services, health education, access to wellness resources, and responding to injuries or exposures. We serve our 17,000+ clients through coordination and implementation of system-wide programs. Employee Health Nurses are located at eight of our Legacy locations. This role spans a broad range of topics, to include disease post-exposure, industrial hygiene, disaster preparedness, wellness, urgent care and minor care, community outreach, clearance for duty exams, first aid, hospital epidemiology, and injury prevention projects. Our department has specific expertise in all CDC immunizations for adults. Legacy Health is committed to diversity, inclusion and cultural competency. Competitive compensation and benefits package. Apply online at www.legacyhealth.org/jobs, and refer to job number 17-2877; or contact Bryan Goodin at BGoodin@lhs.org with questions.
Duties & Responsibilities: As the point-of-contact for all personnel at the Legacy Silverton location, this Employee Health Nurse will be responsible for identifying opportunities and designing outreach to our clients at that site. Daily duties will range from blood draws, immunizations, mentoring student clinicians, conducting presentations on a variety of topics, and administration of an outpatient clinic for employees. The role requires organizational skills, and someone who works well with autonomy but who enjoys being part of a system-wide team. The position is salaried, 3 or 4 days, approximately 26 hours per week. Days/times/shifts somewhat flexible. Ability to occasionally travel to Portland/Vancouver is required.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: September 22, 2017

 

HPV Research Analyst
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0387 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one permanent full-time position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and is represented by a union. What we do?

  • We assist local health departments with disease investigation and control and investigate outbreaks with local health departments, neighboring states or the CDC.
  • We conduct surveillance on diseases of new and increasing concern and collect, analyze and publish reportable disease surveillance data to guide public health policy.
  • We also provide guidelines about preparedness and response to a bioterrorism event or natural pandemic, educate patients and clinicians about the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, develop electronic disease reporting networks and approve alternative methods of infectious waste treatment. 

Duties & Responsibilities: The HPV Research Analyst assists primary investigators and the project coordinator(s) in planning the methodology, procedures, and collection of surveillance data, as well as performing epidemiological case-control studies conducted within the Emerging Infection Program (EIP) of the Acute & Communicable Disease Prevention Program. Responsibilities include:  

  • Coordinating Oregon's population-based surveillance system to monitor and study severe cervical dysplasia conditions among study populations within the state to assess the impact of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in collaboration with CDC's HPV Vaccine Impact Monitoring Project (HPV-IMPACT). 
  • Recruiting, coordinating, monitoring and providing technical assistance for the electronic and paper reporting from histopathology laboratories.  
  • Following-up with healthcare providers, case-patients and Oregon's ALERT Immunization Information System to collect HPV test status and other needed information. 
  • Assuring that pathology specimens from sampled cases are selected correctly and properly sent to CDC's laboratory for further testing, working with cytopathology laboratories to enumerate unduplicated counts of screened women, coordinating case-control studies as needed, and assuring timely reporting to CDC. 
  • Coordinating the work of collecting data from cases 
  • Managing project data systems, designing and implementing data quality assessment and improvement, analyzing and interpreting data and provide findings to study collaborators, the funding agency, clinicians and the general public, and serving as a technical consultant on these studies to interested parties. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: September 30, 2017

 

Health Promotion and Communications Specialist
Agency: Western Washington University
Location: Bellingham, WA
Position Description: Prevention & Wellness Services is excited to accept applications for a permanent, full time, 12 month position as our Health promotions and Communications Specialist. This position creates, implements and evaluates student-focused health, wellness and success enhancing, inclusive messaging and materials that address the needs of our diverse student community and promote the programs and services of PWS. This position also works collaboratively with other campus partners to implement and evaluate our web-based sexual violence awareness and prevention training required for all new, matriculated students. This position plays a key role in planning, implementing and promoting the programs and services of Prevention and Wellness Services, including the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of Peer Health Educators. Prevention & Wellness Services recognizes the power of a diverse community and strongly encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to apply for position of Health Promotion and Communications Specialist at Western Washington University. Employment begins as soon as possible. Salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Includes a full benefits package. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Review of applications begins August 18, 2017; open until filled. 

 

Nursing Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: This position is responsible for using principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to clinic and home visiting nurse programs ensuring a trauma informed, strengths-based, client-centered culture.  
Duties & Responsibilities: The Public Health Nursing Supervisor's responsibilities include direct support and oversight of work performed by Public Health Nursing team. This position performs administrative duties to support the management of services provided through nurse home visiting programs and within the clinic. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with public health team, community partners, clients, families, providers and state and local agencies. Plans, organizes, and manages the development, implementation, and on-going operation of highly professional and specialized programs, such as immunizations, family planning, and home visiting. Initiates and implements strategic and management activities, with the consent and support of the Public Health Director, to maintain a varied and complex array of services to meet community need. Manages and administers revenue and expenses associated with services; plans, coordinates, and supervises health services for assigned health programs. Provides skilled professional nursing care; provides community and regional leadership and support. Understands and interprets federal, state and local rules, regulations, code and ordinances. Provides backup for intake, service coordination and quality assurance duties. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 1, 2017

 

Public Health Home Visit Nurse II, III, or IV
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of home visiting services. Provide home visiting services in accordance with the Nurse Family Partnership program, Maternity Case Management (MCM) program, and other home visiting programs as assigned. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of UCo Health.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: October 1, 2017

 

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

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

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

 

Prevention Specialist/Syringe Exchange Coordinator
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Prevention
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Prevention Outreach Worker will work closely with the Prevention Manager in the management and supervision of Syringe Exchange services and Naloxone distribution. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Collect and maintain relevant data related to syringe exchange services Manage syringe exchange and Naloxone data entry
  • Assist in developing grant proposals and grant reports
  • Participate in community clean-ups
  • Ensuring that syringe exchange is a safe and welcoming environment
  • Provide syringe exchange at HIV Alliance and mobile exchange sites
  • Supervise volunteers providing syringe exchange services
  • Provide volunteers with trainings related to services
  • Track, maintain, manage, and order supplies related to syringe exchange services, including Naloxone
  • Coordinate the safe disposal of used syringes
  • Provide referrals to HIV/HCV testing and other agency services
  • Provide referrals to addiction treatment and other community services
  • Support the wound care providers in set up, client referral, and issues as they arise
  • Provide Naloxone training and kit distribution to syringe exchange clients and other community group
  • Present to community groups about HIV, HCV, and Naloxone, including HIV 101 presentations
  • Provide HIV/HCV testing and counseling services to at-risk populations
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures are followed during syringe exchange services
  • Attend workshops and trainings that are relevant to job responsibilities and which will encourage professional development and program growth
  • Help foster community involvement, support and effective collaboration
  • Participate in agency collaborative processes and committees

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

 

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

CLIENT CARE:

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

SUPPORT:

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

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

 

Care Coordinator
Job Type: Full Time (40 hours/week)
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Eugene or Salem, OR
Position Description: This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health. Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team. The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs. This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs, and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs. Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care. This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed. In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.
Duties & Responsibilities:

CLIENT CARE:

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

SUPPORT:

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

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

 

Bi-lingual Application Assistor
Job Type: Part to Full Time (30-40 hours/week)
Agency: HIV Alliance
Department: Client Services
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: The Application Assistor works directly with Spanish and English speaking clients to assist them in enrolling in a health insurance plan or program. Application Assistors work closely with the medical case management team including Care Coordinators and Nurses. The role of the Application Assistor includes assisting the client in enrolling in the appropriate health insurance plan or program. This includes Oregon Health Plan and various private insurance companies through the insurance exchange maintained by Cover Oregon. This position also works closely with staff at Care Assist and other agencies. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Provide direct services one-on-one and phone
  • Schedule times to meet with clients -Meet with clients to enroll them in the appropriate insurance plan or program
  • Communicate with Case Managers and Care Assist staff
  • Maintain up to date basic information regarding insurance plans and programs in Oregon
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings -Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams and client case conferences
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standards

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

 

Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (position # IRC60399)
Job Type: Full time
Agency: OHSU/ORPRN
Department: Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) was established in 2002 at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. ORPRN is dedicated to improving the health of rural Oregonians by promoting knowledge transfer between communities and clinicians. ORPRN facilitates a broad variety of clinical health care research, quality improvement projects, and practice transformation efforts in rural Oregon through the work of the Practice Enhancement Research Coordinator (PERC). ORPRN is accepting applications for a PERC to work on the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Initiative. CPC+ is a 5-year national advanced primary care medical home model funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services that aims to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. CPC+ includes two primary care practice tracks with incrementally advanced care delivery requirements and payment options. The care delivery redesign supports practices to build infrastructure to deliver better care to their patient population. In Oregon, 156 practices are participating. The PERC will travel to practices to provide technical assistance. PERCs are located regionally around the state. Travel around the northern portion of Oregon approximately 50% time. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Research Associate will have several responsibilities that include: Conduct research with clinics and communities Recruit and consent participants; collect, organize and submit data; monitor site data quality. Participate in project planning and grant support to prepare for recruitment and implementation. Collect data using qualitative methods (e.g., focus groups, patient interviews) and quantitative methods (e.g., survey collection, chart audits). Participate in dissemination activities, including literature reviews for manuscripts and poster or workshop presentations at professional conferences. Execute small-scale projects, including protocol development, database creation, and evaluation planning. Build quality improvement infrastructure with regional clinics Engage inter-professional clinic teams in practice transformation: Implement use of QI skills, tools and systems; participate in team QI meetings; share tools between clinic teams or health systems. Present practice facilitation tools and strategies at professional venues, such as technical assistance learning networks and practice-based research network conferences. Teach quality improvement tools and strategies to PERCs and the practice facilitation community; participate in facilitation networks across the state, seeking opportunities for collaboration; and contribute to curriculum development and planning. Participate in practice transformation learning collaboratives, including support and evaluation of technical assistance bank requests. Community Engagement Foster relationships with community organizations to bridge project work, reporting local needs, identifying topics or issues for future research, building list of contacts, and developing trust across the community. Serve as primary regional liaison, representing ORPRN with OHSU, regional health systems, critical access hospitals, CCOs, and community health improvement organizations. Become familiar with community-specific data and context. Share data and context with ORPRN team at least once per year at bi-weekly staff meeting. Complete 2-3 community engagement activities annually, such as attending listening sessions, connecting with independent physician associations, and refining reports of community-specific data. Grant support Support grant writing through literature searches, collecting letters of support, creating supporting documents, and drafting sections; and interface with OHSU contracting departments. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: August 31, 2017

 

Metrics Coordinator
Job Type: Full time; limited duration (8 Months)
Agency: Umatilla County
Department: Public Health
Location: Pendleton, OR
Position Description: Umatilla County emphasizes an employee-oriented and citizen-centric culture, focused on high quality, continuous improvement and high performance. The overarching goal of the metrics coordinator is to work collaboratively with health care providers throughout the county to improve the quality (accuracy, completeness, timeliness, coverage) of data reported with respect to specified EOCCO incentive metrics in Umatilla County.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Deputy State Epidemiologists
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Health Authority Public Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Deputy State Epidemiologist ¿ Portland, OR OHA17-0331 Are you an experienced Public Health Physician with expertise in Epidemiology? What You Will Be Doing: As the Deputy State Epidemiologist, you will serve as the subject matter expert, providing epidemiologic expertise and oversight throughout the Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority, with emphasis in the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion and the Center for Protection. This position resides in the Office of the State Public Health Director and focuses primarily on injury and disease prevention, health promotion, and communicable disease control. What's In It For You: You will find this to be a very rewarding career in Public Health that allows your expertise to impact the health of millions of Oregonians. We offer full medical, vision, and dental benefits, as well as paid sick leave, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year. If you are a physician and have a passion for Public Health and epidemiology, please apply today!
Duties & Responsibilities: Requirements: Must meet or be eligible to meet the State of Oregon licensing requirements for a medical doctor at the time of hire and obtain State of Oregon licensure within six months of hire; AND Must have advanced training in epidemiology. Applications received after that time may not receive consideration. For additional information please contact Cyndi Phipps-Roman at (503) 945-6377.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: This position is open until filled with the first review of applications July 24, 2017. 

 

Healthy Start Program Manager
Job Type: Full-time
Agency: Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon
Location: Office in Medford. Frequent travel to Josephine and Douglas Counties.
Position Description: Healthy Start is a National Program, funded by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (MCHB). Its purpose is to reduce disparities in infant mortality, reduce adverse perinatal health outcomes, and improve a broad array of perinatal health indicators, including birthweight, entry to prenatal care, and number of births to adolescents. Healthy Start of Southern Oregon contracts with Josephine County Public Health, Siskiyou Community Health Center, and United Community Action Network (UCAN) to provide outreach, case management, and service coordination to women residing in Josephine and Douglas counties. Healthy Start also aims to drive collective impact and systems change at the regional level, through coordination, integration, and mutually reinforcing activities among health, social services, and other providers and key leaders in the community.
Duties & Responsibilities: As Healthy Start Program Manager, you will assume the day-to-day responsibility for the management and implementation of Healthy Start of Southern Oregon in Josephine and Douglas Counties. You will also play a key coordinating role in developing and supporting Collective Impact activities in Southern Oregon. You will conduct regular site visits to Healthy Start sites, to provide support, assistance, training, and to monitor progress. You will coordinate on-going training activities to ensure that Healthy Start field staff are adequately trained, and provide support and assistance to sites during transitional periods. You will work closely with program sites and the Program’s Data Analyst to ensure the accuracy and reliability of program data, and to support program staff in using the National Healthy Start Data Base. You will serve as liaison between the federal project and the local community, and keep abreast of all program requirements. You will serve on the leadership team of Douglas and Josephine County’s Perinatal Task Forces, and help to engage key stakeholders in collective impact activities related to perinatal health and health disparities. You will have a strong commitment to and experience with Maternal and Child Health issues.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

Health Promotion Specialist
Job Type: Health Promotion
Agency: University of Oregon
Department: University Health Center
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Description: Health Promotion Specialist ¿ The University of Oregon Health Center (UHC) invites applications for a Health Promotion Specialist. The UHC is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. Competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental, employer paid retirement, tuition benefits, and sick and vacation leave. The finalist for this position is required to complete a criminal background check which includes screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion lists. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Position Summary The Health Promotion Specialist is a staff member in the Health Promotion Department in the University Health Center (UHC) at the University of Oregon. The Health Promotion Department serves as the coordinator for the primary prevention efforts of the UHC with the goal of improving health outcomes for our students and to create a healthy environment. This is accomplished by providing universal, selective, and indicated prevention services for students in support of the overall mission of the University. The Health Promotion Specialist provides the direction and oversight for prevention and wellness education in the wellness center located in the Erb Memorial Union. The wellness center is a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment focused on providing students resources and programming on health with the emphasis on stress management. This is accomplished in collaboration with students, faculty, staff and community partners. Campus partners include, but are not limited to, the Recreation Center, University Counseling and Testing Center, Housing, and the Outdoor Program. This position, in conjunction with the Health Promotion Department and our campus partners, provides the leadership and is responsible for the overall strategic and operational planning of the wellness center facility, programs, and services. This includes assisting with marketing and communication of services and programs. This position is responsible for the recruitment, education, supervision, and training of student peer educators, interns and/or student workers including organizing the staffing needed to accomplish the goals of the wellness center. The Health Promotion Specialist will utilize a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on stress reduction. The Health Promotion Specialist will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion and prevention services. This will be carried out in concert with the overall strategic direction of the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, UHC and in partnership with stakeholders. Research, theories, and evidence based practices will support programming. The Health Promotion Specialist will attend professional conferences; write reports and proposals and other related functions as assigned.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.    
Closing Date: Application Review Begins June 27, 2017; position open until filled

 

Project Director - CASA and Campus Suicide Prevention
Agency: Western Oregon University
Department: The Research Institute
Location: Monmouth, OR
Position Description: The Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University is seeking a Project Director for the Western Oregon University (WOU) CASA and Suicide Prevention Grant. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance, continuing project needs, and/or available funding. TRI is a unique organization whose mission is to inform and facilitate change in educational and human service systems. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

WOU CASA Grant (.50 FTE)

  • Oversee the Coordinated Community Response Team
  • Monitor grant budget, travel expenditures and purchasing
  • Provide the evaluation (data collection, analysis and reporting)
  • Prepare biannual reports
  • Oversight and coordination of all project activities
  • Develop and organize trainings on-campus and off-campus
  • Attend community based committees
  • Effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and groups both on- and off-campus
  • Provide service to TRI and WOU by serving on TRI/WOU committees, task forces, and other groups

Suicide Prevention Grant (.50FTE)

  • Provide leadership for the Suicide Prevention Taskforce; oversee the Suicide Prevention Taskforce committees; attend Suicide Prevention Taskforce meetings
  • Work collaboratively with campus and community colleagues
  • Monitor budgets and financial summaries
  • Recruit, hire and supervise 2 student employees
  • Coordinate marketing and communications
  • Provide oversight of website development
  • Organize Gatekeeper and Cultural Competency trainings
  • Data collection and evaluation of the Suicide Prevention Grant 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Review begins June 12, 2017. Position open until filled.

 

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

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

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

 

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
Job Type: On call, part time and full time
Agency: Bridgeway Recovery Services
Department: Medically Managed Withdrawal clinic
Location: Salem Marion/Polk County
Position Description: Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel. If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team! Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking qualified Licensed Practical Nurses to join our growing medically managed withdrawal team! Qualifications: Requires a current, valid and unencumbered practical nursing license (LPN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment Requires at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our LPNs provide exceptional nursing care to our clients, with a focus on the provision of direct care that promotes health, prevents disease, and treats the individual.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.   
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

  • Provide evidence-based behavioral health services to a population of primary care patients
  • Function as a clinical member of the primary care home team
  • Act as the primary care team's behavioral health expert and provide effective professional consultation
  • Improve population health outcomes by ensuring patients of all ages have access to behavioral health expertise as a usual part of primary care
  • Provide biopsychosocial assessment and evidence-based cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients of all ages with mental health concerns and health compromising behaviors
  • Identify the need for and support patient referrals and care management needs

As the Primary Care Behavioral Health Provider, additionally you may support:

  • Program development and program evaluation studies Grant conceptualization and scholarly publications
  • Clinical consultation to other behavioral health team members
  • Clinical supervision for psychologist residents and interns
  • Lead provider grand rounds and other internal clinical trainings
  • On-going development of posters, patient education, and other marketing materials using current evidence

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


Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

The Oregon Public Health Division periodically offers volunteer internships in public health, education, policy, communications, and related areas.

If you are interested in volunteering or obtaining an internship at the Public Health Division:

  • E-mail Tracy Candela at: tracy.candela@state.or.us 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.