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Safety and Business Continuity Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Oregon State Public Health Director
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Safety and Business Continuity Coordinator JOB CODE: OHA17-0299 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Office of the State Public Health Director (OSPHD) which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified as management service, non-supervisory and is not represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: The Safety and Business Continuity Coordinator for the Public Health Division coordinates and reports activities related to employee injury and OSHA documentation with the OHA/DHS Safety Officer. This position evaluates safety hazards and incidents, identifies trends, makes recommendations and executes necessary actions to ensure the Public Health Division complies with OSHA, federal and state safety regulations. In addition, this position monitors and tracks safety and risk trends, collaborates with staff to improve safety processes, and provides safety training to staff and management. This position works with the Director of Program Operations and the Health Security, Preparedness & Response Section to advance the division's business continuity plan within Public Health and its divisions, as well as develop a system-wide plan with the Department of Human Services. This position also coordinates special projects for the Office of the State Public Health Director and the Program Operations Unit as needed. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: April 26, 2017

 

 

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

 

Communicable Disease Registered Nurse
Job Type: full-time
Agency: Clackamas County
Department: Public Health
Location: Oregon City, OR
Position Description: Clackamas County Public Health Division is looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team. The Communicable Disease RN will have an opportunity to learn and implement principles of communicable diseases in a public health setting. To help promote and protect the health of our community, the Clackamas County Public Health Division¿s Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team investigates cases of reportable disease and outbreaks. The Communicable Disease RN provides specialized professional nursing expertise related to the transmission, treatment, and containment of communicable diseases of public health significance within the community. Duties require independent judgment and working knowledge of reportable diseases including Tuberculosis. This includes current clinical knowledge, treatment requirements, risk factors, infectious disease management, current nursing techniques and case management. 
Duties & Responsibilities: Duties may include but are not limited to the following: 1.Provide evaluation and case management services to families, clients, and exposure contacts regarding reportable diseases, including Tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STI), and treatments. This includes disease education, management of contacts, addressing high risk behaviors, and clinical evaluation per standing orders. 2.Participate as part of the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team in receiving reports of and investigating cases and outbreaks of communicable diseases. Interact with state staff, health care providers, labs, hospitals, families, and cases to gather information and provide education on disease prevention, outbreak control, and treatment. Travel to various sites to conduct investigation activities as needed. Participate with co-workers, other county departments, OHA staff and community members to assess, evaluate, and plan for communicable disease program activities. 3.Participate in epidemiological investigations and studies, as determined by the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention team. 4.Provide consultation and education to other county employees, health care providers and community groups about communicable diseases. 5.Compile and use records, reports, and statistical information for appraisal and planning of the assigned duties. 6.Keep updated on current nursing trends and public health practices, policies, and techniques by attending seminars, workshops, in services, and other educational events. 7.Attend staff meetings and program area check in meetings with Health Officer. 8.May participate with local community groups in the development and planning for health services. 9.Participate in division-wide work on LEAN initiatives and Performance Management goals.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Senior Director, Hospital Systems
Agency: American Cancer Society
Department: Cancer Control
Location: Portland Oregon
Position Description: Leads the achievement of mission and income goals through comprehensive relationship management with prioritized health system accounts. These accounts include, but are not limited to, NCI designated cancer centers, CoC accredited systems, VA facilities, integrated delivery networks, and large oncology practices. Provides cancer control consultation and implements evidence based strategies and ACS cancer control programs designed to have broad population impact on reducing cancer incidence and decreasing mortality rates. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership and management of diverse staff and the engagement of health system partners and ACS volunteers. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Identifies prioritized health systems engagement on prevention, early detection, screening, and quality of life initiatives, employee health & wellness programs, and population health-related efforts to achieve cancer control priorities.
  • Works within and across Regions to achieve high engagement levels for health systems, delivering against mission and income strategies by ensuring staff meet/exceed ACS customer promises and function as strategic advisors.
  • Establishes strategy for health system partners, prioritizes accounts, establishes ownership, and ensures the development of an account plan to achieve ACS goals.
  • Responsible for the implementation of an account team strategy for managing prioritized system relationships within the region and serve as primary relationship manager to assigned accounts.
  • Aligns health systems affinities and needs with ACS program of work to achieve individual high impact mission and income opportunities which support enterprise goals.
  • Ensures evidence based strategies are used as solutions and monitor the implementation status and results.
  • Manages, coaches, develops, and trains health systems account managers to meet Region and enterprise mission and income goals; ensures that responsibilities and accountabilities of all direct reports are well-defined.
  • Models and fosters behavior that establishes a culture that values the staff/volunteer partnership, and is consistent with the values, goals, and objectives of the Society to create an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, accountability, empowerment, and dedication to the mission.
  • Responsible for overseeing ACS hospital based navigation in designated Health Systems.
  • Ensures Health System managers and Mission Delivery staff coordinate effectively to deliver high quality customer service to health systems and their patients.
  • Strategically coordinates with other Health Systems staff and their accounts for the integration of work in the medical neighborhood.
  • Collaborates with Community Development, Distinguished Partners, and ACS CAN staff to maximize health system engagement in ACS activities, events, and fundraising efforts within the market.
  • Collaborates with Cancer Control, Community Development, and Distinguished Partners, Communications & Marketing, Business Planning & Operations and ACS CAN leaders to increase the Society's community presence and mission impact.
  • Assure compliance with all governmental regulations and organizational policies which involve personal health information and constituent privacy, e.g., HIPPA.
  • Supports the VP, Regional Cancer Control to ensure mission, top line, and bottom line goals are reached as well as compliance with enterprise policies.
  • Works in partnership with ACS CAN, including efforts to increase ACS CAN membership

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: April 21, 2017

 

School Based Health Centers Public Health Nurse
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Health Prevention and Health Promotion
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: School Based Health Centers Public Health Nurse JOB CODE: OHA17-0220a This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon St). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position coordinates and assists in certifying School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) to meet core clinical standards and coordinates and assists in the SBHC certification process (this involves the review of policies, procedures and nursing care protocols; review of patient records, direct observation of patient care services, and patient and staff interviews). Specifically, this position will review, update, and maintain certification standards; update, disseminate, and review certification applications upon return; plan and conduct site visits using certification reviewer tool; prepare and disseminate certification visit reports; plan follow-up of compliance and quality assurance issues identified in review process; identify educational needs of SBHCs and their sponsor agencies; and provide direct technical assistance to help SBHCs and their sponsors reach compliance with program, state, and federal standards. This position coordinates and provides site-level clinical technical assistance and plans, coordinates, and provides direct technical assistance regarding clinic planning (including productivity), clinical competence, and quality assurance and improvement exercises. Examples include, but are not limited to, working with SBHC Program to formulate and communicate state and federal program policies to SBHC sites and sponsors; interpret SBHC site and sponsor problems to SBHC program team and assist in development and implementation of remedy; identify grant funding sources for SBHC sites and assist in the development of grant applications. This position identifies, plans, coordinates, and/or provides clinical trainings for local SBHCs. Through aforementioned technical assistance and outreach activities, this position identifies clinical training needs for program staff and SBHC sites. This person will plan, coordinate, and/or provide clinical trainings in-person and via various technology forums including videoconference and web-link. Topics may include, but are not limited to, clinical best-practice updates, administration, budgeting, staffing, planning, and supervision techniques. This position also provides technical expertise and consultation to state SBHC program staff and affiliated agencies. Other duties as assigned. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: May 9, 2017

 

Employee Health Specialist -- RPP Educator (Job # 17-1140)
Job Type: Health Education; part-time
Agency: Legacy Health
Department: Employee Health Services
Location: Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, Silverton
Position Description: The Legacy 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 follow up to injuries or exposures. We serve our 17,000+ clients through coordination and implementation of system-wide programs. We have six limited-duration opportunities as part of our annual respirator training and fitting program. The RPP Educator provides training to clinicians regarding the proper use of respiratory protection gear. A great position for a recent graduate or someone seeking part-time summer work in the health care field. Pay is $21 per hour with no benefit eligibility. Between 12¿30 hours available weekly for various shifts and locations in Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, and Silverton. Planning for May 15 - August 5.
Duties & Responsibilities: Provide training in a 1:1 setting or to groups. Involves discussing the pathogens which require airborne isolation precautions, demonstration of the proper use of the assigned respirator, and conducting individualized fitting and testing of N95 mask respirators. In-depth training and practice will be provided to the RPP Educators during orientation.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: May 1, 2017

 

LPN - Primary Care at Home
Job Type: Temporary, Full Time - 6 months
Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Department: Frail & Elderly Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Participate w/the Health Care Team in delivering quality & customer focused care to patients in a manner which reflects KP's organizational & nursing mission, vision & values. Provides nursing & administrative support to clinicians & other health care team members to offer a variety of health care service to patients. Clinical duties involve both direct (in-person) & indirect (via phone or on-line) patient care activities requiring both simple to complex nursing knowledge & skills.
Duties & Responsibilities: As appropriate to the LPN's scope of practice, the LPN's expected to have competent focused/limited nursing assessment & triage skills on routine or self-limiting health conditions, critical thinking, communication, problem-solving & decision-making skills in order to meet patient needs & contribute to a positive care experience & work environment. Performs clinical tasks & procedures under the direction of a clinician within the scope of the LPN's professional training & individual competency. Works under the clinical supervision of the clinician or registered nurse & under the general direction of the designated supervisor. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Physician/Medical Director
Job Type: Medicine
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
Department: Medical Clinic
Location: Portland, OR (Multnomah County)
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 populations. We are currently hiring for a Physician / Medical Director. The Medical Director will provide supervision of all medical services at all NARA locations assuring compliance with established policies and procedures. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct medical services to patients while demonstrating awareness and sensitivity to Native American health care needs.
  • Supervise medical staff at all NARA locations (including main clinic as well as Outpatient and Residential facilities): Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Supervisor, Dietitians and acupuncturist.
  • Oversee quality of on-site laboratory testing with nursing supervisor.
  • Oversee quality of care provided by medical assistants and nurses in collaboration with the nursing supervisor.
  • Develop, implement and update medical policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Function as liaison with outside providers, hospitals and other health care organizations.
  • Establish consultative referrals network and coordinate linkages with hospital-based admitting physicians, and reference labs.
  • Participate as a member of the clinic's management team.
  • Participate as a member of the agency wide leadership team.
  • Assure that the NARA Clinic¿s medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of the medical profession.
  • Supervise students, locum tenens physicians, and contractual physicians.
  • Provide and/or facilitate in-service training as needed.
  • Monitor peer review to assure total quality improvement in ongoing patient care
  • Participate in on-call service coverage.
  • Participate in meetings and represents NARA as required.
  • Lead and coordinate monthly medical provider meetings. Lead and coordinate quarterly pharmacy and therapeutics committee meetings as committee chair. 

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.     
Closing Date: May 1, 2017


Family Practice Physician
Job Type: Medical Doctor (MD, DO)
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
Department: Medical Clinic
Location: Portland, OR (Multnomah County)
Position Description: Caring Family Practice Physician sought to join The Native American Rehabilitation Association¿s (NARA) Indian Health Clinic's multidisciplinary team in serving the local Native community and other underserved populations from the Portland area. NARA is a non-profit which provides culturally appropriate physical and mental health services and substance abuse treatment for Native Americans, Alaska Natives & other vulnerable people. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Medical Director to ensure that the NARA Indian Health Clinic's medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of the medical profession. This may include supervision of medical students, coordination of locum tenens physicians, contractual physicians, and development of linkages with non-allopathic health care providers such as naturopathic doctors, acupuncturists or herbalists.
  • Engage in collegial consultative relationship with NARA's Nurse Practitioners, other physicians, mental health practitioners, registered nurses, dieticians, Residential Treatment Center staff, and Outpatient Treatment Center staff.
  • Participate as a member of the clinic's management team.
  • Establish consultative referrals network and coordinate linkages with contractual pharmacy, hospital-based admitting physicians, and reference labs.
  • Provide comprehensive primary health care services defined as holistic health care which the client receives at the first point of contact with the health care system and in continuous and comprehensive and included the following; health promotion; prevention of disease and disability; health maintenance; rehabilitation; identification, diagnosis and management of health problems; and referral to other providers as appropriate. (Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 678, Division 50)
  • Provide clinical treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and minor injuries.
  • Treat superficial lesions such as warts, cysts, minor lacerations, abrasions, minor first and second-degree bums within the physician's scope of practice.
  • Treat minor injuries such as strains, sprains, and non-complicating extremity fractures and dislocations within the physician's scope of practice.
  • Evaluate medical histories and perform routine health maintenance examinations for children and adults within the physician¿s scope of practice.
  • 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 the care the patient receives from other providers and agencies and advocates for the patient within the health care system.
  • Develop and document plan of care and outcomes evaluation in a 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.
  • Provide staff development education as requested by the Clinic Director.
  • Engage in ongoing education and specialized training offered by Indian Health Service in order to maintain a high quality of care to the clinic's patient population.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings.
  • Comply with productivity standards as outlined in the attached document.
  • Participate in after-hours call coverage with other providers on a weekly rotating basis.
  • Document patient care legibly and appropriately within medical standards of care.
  • Notify Human Resources regarding any chances in state licensure, DEA 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: May 1, 2017

 

Internal Medicine Doctor
Job Type: Medical Doctor (MD, DO)
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
Department: Medical Clinic
Location: Portland, OR Multnomah County
Position Description: Caring Physician with Internal Medicine experience sought to join The Native American Rehabilitation Association¿s (NARA) Indian Health Clinic's multidisciplinary team in serving the local Native community and other underserved populations from the Portland area. NARA is a non-profit which provides culturally appropriate physical and mental health services and substance abuse treatment for Native Americans, Alaska Natives & other vulnerable people. Come help us make a difference! 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Medical Director, to assure that the NARA NW Indian Health Clinic's medical services are in full compliance with standards, ethics and license requirements of the medical profession. This may include supervision of medical students, coordination of locum tenens physicians, contractual physicians, and development of linkages with non-allopathic health care providers such as acupuncturists
  • Engage in collegial consultative relationship with NARA NW Nurse Practitioners, other physicians, mental health practitioners, registered nurses, dieticians, Residential Treatment Center staff, and Outpatient Treatment Center staff
  • Participate as a member of the clinic's management team
  • Establish consultative referrals network and coordinate linkages with contractual pharmacy, hospital-based admitting physicians, and reference labs
  • Provide comprehensive primary health care services defined as holistic health care which the client receives at the first point of contact with the health care system and in continuous and comprehensive and included the following; health promotion; prevention of disease and disability; health maintenance; rehabilitation; identification, diagnosis and management of health problems; and referral to other providers as appropriate. (Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 678, Division 50)
  • Provide clinical treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and minor injuries
  • Treat superficial lesions such as warts, cysts, minor lacerations, abrasions, minor first and second-degree bums within the physician's scope of practice
  • Treat minor injuries such as strains, sprains, and non-complicating extremity fractures and dislocations within the physician's scope of practice
  • Evaluate medical histories and perform routine health maintenance examinations for children and adults within the physician's scope of practice
  • 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 the care the patient receives from other providers and agencies and advocates for the patient within the health care system
  • Develop and document plan of care and outcomes evaluation in a 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
  • Provide staff development education as requested by the Clinic Director
  • Engage in ongoing education and specialized training offered by Indian Health Service in order to maintain a high quality of care to the clinic's patient population
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Comply with productivity standards as outlined in the attached document
  • Participate in after-hours call coverage with other providers on a weekly rotating basis
  • Document patient care legibly and appropriately within medical standards of care
  • Notify human resources regarding any chances in state licensure, DEA 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: May 1, 2017

 

Chemical Dependency Counselor
Job Type: Outpatient Counseling & Inpatient Counseling
Agency: Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.
Department: Outpatient Treatment Center
Location: Portland, OR (Multnomah County)
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 populations. The Outpatient Chemical Dependency Counselor is responsible for a collaborative process that facilitates the client¿s progress toward mutually determined treatment goals and objectives. Work with clients to establish realistic, achievable goals consistent with achieving and maintaining recovery. 
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide screening, evaluation, referrals and complete intakes for all potential clients as per assigned.
  • Develop and implement, based on the assessment, individualized comprehensive treatment plans per Federal/State requirements for all clients assigned to caseload.
  • Conduct weekly goal planning and weekly progress evaluation sessions for all outpatient clients.
  • Provide weekly one to one counseling sessions for each assigned client.
  • Refer assigned clients to family counseling sessions when appropriate.
  • Facilitate group sessions as assigned, and organize material, books, slides, films, and equipment needed for group sessions scheduled.
  • Conduct scheduled hours of structured group therapy each week as per treatment calendar.
  • Refer residential clients assigned to caseload to Outpatient component prior to discharge date.
  • Complete discharge and aftercare plan on all clients assigned to caseload prior to discharge from outpatient treatment, and send discharge summaries to referring agency within three working days after client¿s discharge.
  • Supervise attendance of weekly scheduled AA meetings and/or all activities specific to treatment plan for each client through documentation and review of attendance books.
  • Maintain all client records in accordance with State and Federal regulations and agency policy.
  • Participate in on-call service coverage.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, presenting each client's file assign to caseload.
  • Attend relevant meetings as assigned.
  • 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: May 1, 2017

 

Physical Therapist (Home Health)
Agency: Kaiser Permanente
Department: Home Health
Location: Portland, Oregon
Position Description: The physical therapist provides home care services to Kaiser Permanente patients in community based and facility settings. This position provides therapy services to patients in the home health under the direction of the patient's physician(s) to provide quality health care outcomes and facilitate the achievement of maximum independence of the patient utilizing health care resources within Kaiser Permanente and the community. This care is provided through coordinating the delivery of high quality, cost-effective skilled, rehabilitative or palliative care as part of an interdisciplinary team. - Full time opportunity - Benefited - Covers clients in Hillsboro/Beaverton areas - Must be licensed in Oregon as a Physical Therapist upon hire and have minimum one (1) year of physical therapy experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides skilled physical therapy services consistent with agency policy, state practice acts, and applicable state and federal regulations as directed by the patient's physician
  • Demonstrates professional behavior supporting regional and departmental policies, procedures goals and values. Activities include performing initial and ongoing assessments of patient rehab potential, functional needs and abilities, activity tolerance, mobility, safety in the home environment, equipment needs, compliance with physician ordered care (including medications), psychosocial status, need for community resources and Continuing Care Services. Actively seeks opportunity for continued professional growth and knowledge
  • Develops and implements an individualized care plan utilizing departmental and community resources in a cost-effective manner. Skilled plan of physical therapy care includes therapeutic exercises/activities, modalities, adaptive equipment based on patient assessment and understanding of treatment risks and benefits relevant to the patient's medical condition, rehabilitation potential and prognosis
  • Coordinates the delivery of physical therapy care with nursing, social work, aide and therapy to Kaiser Permanente and non-Kaiser Permanente providers which results in effective utilization of resources and the timely attainment of achievable rehabilitation and/or palliative care goals. Supervise physical therapy assistants through on-site evaluation of the provision of care, conferencing and review of their documentation according to State Practice Act and agency policy/procedure. Provide supervision of the home health aide plan of care within state/federal guidelines
  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities within the department including, but not limited to, measurement and continuous improvement of clinical competency, regulatory compliance, outcome achievement, resource management, work team performance, and customer satisfaction
  • Performs other duties as requested

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

 

General Microbiologist
Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Heatlh Authority Public Health
Department: Center for Public Health Practice
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Description: General Microbiologist JOB CODE: OHA17-0287 This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Hillsboro (3150 NW 229th Avenue). This position is classified and represented by a union. 
Duties & Responsibilities: This position performs the analytical work in the isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms and toxins. This work protects public health by providing the Health Division's Epidemiology staff, local health departments, other medical personnel, and emergency preparedness/response staff with information so they can respond with proper treatment of patients and any necessary control measures to prevent further spread of disease. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.     
Closing Date: April 19, 2017

 

Registered Nurses (RNs)
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 a qualified On-Call Registered Nurse to join our growing Medically Managed Withdrawal treatment team! Qualifications: Requires an Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing Must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Oregon at the time of appointment. Experience working with people suffering from the disease of addiction preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities: Our RNs provide exceptional, holistic nursing care to individuals, 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

 

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

 

Research Associate II
Agency: OCHIN, Inc.
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: OCHIN is currently looking for a Research Associate II to join our team! The OCHIN Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) was established in 2007 with a mission to improve the health of under served populations, enhance their quality of care, and inform health policy through research. While Safety Net health practices do not have a primary research mission, they are willing to collaborate in research to improve practice quality. The Research Associate II will provide high-level professional, substantive, technical, and administrative support to researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders in the design, implementation, day-to-day operations, and dissemination of findings from research, demonstration, and evaluation projects. Preference is given to candidates with experience in health disparities research and understanding of how social determinants of health impact health risks and outcomes. In this role, you'll be collaborating with an innovative team of people moving exciting projects forward and working to improve systems and processes along the way.
Duties & Responsibilities: Some of the work you'll do:

  • Participate with practice-based research network investigators in designing, developing, implementing, conducting, and managing research projects in the substantive field of knowledge on which the research is based (e.g., economics, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, psychology, etc.).
  • Coordinate and direct a diverse set of research activities on one or more research projects, which may involve supervision of other project staff (when applicable), and, as applicable, preparation of regulatory documentation.
  • Participate in operationalizing conceptual variables and translating specific research questions into appropriate functional and analytic designs and protocols.
  • Participate in designing, conducting, and interpreting statistical analyses of research data.
  • Contribute significantly to written reports, presentations, and publications to disseminate findings from research projects to scientific and technical audiences (e.g., writing sections or leading publications).
  • Provide technical/consultative services to PBRN clinician members, affiliated investigators, and other research personnel. 

Additional Responsibilities: All Research Associates IIs have a high level of autonomy and are expected to do the following:

  • Manage complex projects or research network nodes/sites
  • Work independently on multiple tasks.
  • Make decisions on how to implement work within specified research protocols.
  • Create work schedules and task deadlines needed to meet project timelines.
  • Identify and integrate pertinent research literature into specific research projects, programs, and manuscripts.
  • Translate a research proposal into an implementation protocol for a research project in a manner that assures scientific quality and integrity.
  • Translate statistical analysis findings into research presentations, reports, and manuscripts.
  • Pursue scholarship and collaboration to remain current with substantive field of knowledge and technical skills related to current project portfolio.
  • Liaise and network with other OCHIN departments and affiliated research institutions, as appropriate.
  • Lead and/or support research operations teams to develop, document and implement research policies and procedures.

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

 

Psychiatrist or PMHNP
Agency: Northwest Human Services, Inc.
Department: West Salem Clinic Mental Health
Location: Salem, Oregon
Position Description: Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970. NWHS is seeking an exceptional licensed Psychiatrist to provide clinical direction for psychiatric services for Northwest Human Services outpatient clinics. Applicants must have a medical degree and be licensed to practice in the State of Oregon and be board certified or board eligible for certification in psychiatry. DEA certificate & CPR certification required.
Duties & Responsibilities: Staff Psychiatrist works with the West Salem Clinic Medical Director to coordinate & integrate medical and mental health services of Northwest Human Services. Supervisory duties include providing clinical oversight of counselors and mental health therapists and clinical supervision of medication activities of the clinic nursing staff. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here
Closing Date: June 30, 2017


Health Services - Multiple Positions
Job Type: Various
Agency: Deschutes County
Department: Health Services
Location: Bend, Oregon
Position Description: Deschutes County has been selected to participate in a two-year federally-funded behavioral health pilot program. The new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program is designed to increase coordination of care and other treatment services for individuals with the most serious, complex mental illnesses and addictions. The additional funding will enable the Deschutes County Health Services Department to expand behavioral health services provided to veterans, seniors who are enrolled in Medicare, and other underserved groups. It will also allow for increased collaboration with agencies serving veterans. Oregon is one of eight states that were selected for the pilot program, which is part of a two-year $1.1 billion federal investment in mental health and addiction treatment at the community level. Deschutes County is one of 13 Oregon counties that will be participating in the pilot program. To adequately staff the CCBHC program, Deschutes County will hire 29 limited duration employees. New staff members will be hired on 2 year limited duration basis and include the following:

  • Behavioral Health Specialist I
  • Outpatient Case Manager - 2 positions
  • Peer Support Specialist - 4 positions
  • Public Health Nurse II/Psychiatric - 3 positions
  • Senior Secretary
  • Behavioral Health - 6 positions
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Child & Family
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Adult Outpatient
  • Behavioral Health Specialist II - Older Adult
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Health Services Administrative Specialist I
  • Quality Improvement Specialist. Management Analyst

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.


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