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UPDATED: March 25, 2021

Job openings are listed in order of close date.

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator - Community Health Specialist III

Agency: Deschutes County Health Services
Department: Public Health
Location: Bend, OR
Position Description: Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Community Health Specialist III, Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for leading a comprehensive program directed toward suicide prevention and mental health promotion across the County. While leading with equity, this position is responsible for complex program and policy development and operations for an ever-evolving program area. This position leads and supports culturally responsive program direction within the organization, across divisions, across counties and to the public. The duties of this position range from macro level collaboration with entities and systems, to more micro level work such as rapport and relationship building with individuals and communities. The position includes a mandated leadership role for responding to every suicide death in Deschutes County, serving as a responder, consultant, and primary developer of immediate, intermediate, and long-term support plans. This position works closely and collaboratively, and is the primary driver, with external organizations and community partners, the media as requested and directed by leadership, elected officials and staff, and law enforcement and others to provide information, training and education, consultation, navigation of systems and connection to appropriate supports as well as the authoritative/knowledge leader in suicide prevention and mental health promotion, practices and awareness. Other important responsibilities include, data monitoring and analysis, functional and technical supervision of staff,community partners, and volunteers without a formal supervisory role, and ongoing program development and strategic planning.While preferable that the incumbent arrive to the role with expertise in mental health and suicide prevention, professional development is available to support this content expertise.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 03/28/2021

Administrative Specialist, ScreenWise Program

Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Public Health Division
Department: ScreenWise Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Salary: $3211.00 - $4871 monthly. Location: Portland OR. This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) section in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Administrative Specialist works closely the Adolescent, Genetics, and Reproductive Health (AGRH) management team to support the section’s operational goals and objectives. AGRH supports the health and development of adolescents, and sexual and reproductive health across the lifespan and populations impacted by cancer or at risk from genetic conditions.Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times that the work will need to be conducted at the central work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.What will you do?As the Administrative Specialist, you will assist the AGRH management team and programs to provide and implement quality assurance for section-wide systems and policies, coordinate human resource activities, and prove programmatic support through logistical and procedural training and assistance.Your duties will include but are not limited to, maintaining procedures and tracking systems, processing section wide logistics and operational requirements, assisting with logistical and communication coordination, providing ongoing quality assurance and maintenance for human resources processes and collaborating with the onboarding workgroup.
Duties & Responsibilities: What's in it for you? The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are a skilled Administrative Specialist with experience coordinating and supporting program objectives, apply today! What are we looking for?Requested Skills•Minimum requirements: two years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: One year of postsecondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the experience. •Preference will be given to applicants who have experience providing multi-team, multi-program administrative support for a government or state agency, school system or health system.•Experience organizing and coordinating human resource processes such as coordinating interview logistics and processes, submitting background checks, maintaining confidential employee files and other confidential documentation, managing the program’s HR database, coordinating the onboarding process for new staff, and evaluating existing staff.•Intermediate to advanced proficiency in the functions of Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe/Acrobat Pro, Visio, Ahlers, FileMaker, SmartSheet, and other software applications. •Experience developing and maintaining document and process tracking systems. •Experience creating, formatting, and editing complex documents. •Experience balancing staff and management needs and timelines in a complex interagency environment. •Demonstrate effective communication skills across diverse audiences •Experience supporting staff and programs that provide services to diverse and marginalized populations committed to working towards racial equity, shifting privilege and power away from dominant culture, and acknowledging and learning from mistakes and bias.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 03/29/2021

Education and Social Media Strategist

Job Type: Full time
Agency: Oregon Public Health Division
Department: Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.Bilingual English-Spanish speaking, reading, and writing skills preferred. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) section in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Education and Social Media Strategist to identify educational priorities relating to reproductive health. AGRH supports the health and development of adolescents, and sexual and reproductive health across the lifespan and populations impacted by or at risk from genetic conditions.Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times that the work will need to be conducted at the central work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.What will you do?As the Education and Social Media Strategist, you will promote health education and training, and health promotion by developing guidelines and other resources to support client and community health education, such as reviewing health education materials and assuring they are culturally appropriate. You will work with external contractors on publications and collaborate with partners and community agencies to distribute materials.Just as important is your role in program administration with social media. You will prioritize allocation of program resources for materials and social media based on identified needs and the reproductive health program's strategic plan. You will also analyze and evaluate the impact of social media efforts, such as website and Facebook data, and present the data to the reproductive health team for improvement purposes. You will research and implement social media best practices to ensure the program website remains a viable and effective resource of program resources and information. In addition, you will implement social marketing efforts and collaborate with the program to design and implement digital interventions ensuring access to statewide quality contraception services, advanced reproductive health education, and client-centered multimedia resources.
Duties & Responsibilities: What's in it for you?The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are a skilled bilingual English-Spanish program coordinator with experience in reproductive and sexual health, apply today! What are we looking for?Requested Skills•Minimum requirements: A bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus two years of experience coordinating a public health program related to reproductive and sexual health OR possess five years of experience coordinating a public health program related to reproductive and sexual health.•Preference will be given to bilingual English/Spanish applicants with a bachelor’s degree in public health and two or more years of experience in reproductive and sexual health. •Bilingual English-Spanish speaking, reading, and writing preferred.•Experience in health communications, health literacy, adult education principles, and other client centered health education. •Experience creating health educational materials. •Experience working with diverse populations and adapting health education approaches and interventions to meet the needs of communities impacted by inequities in health systems.•Experience using one or more new technology interventions for health education or health promotion such as SMS text messaging campaigns, application development, and/or social media. •Demonstrated work, or lived, experience addressing systemic racism•Experience working with youth and families. •Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook. •Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 03/30/2021

Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor

Job Type: HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES-Full Time
Agency: Lincoln County Personnel Dept
Department: Behavioral Health
Location: Lincoln County
Position Description: Under general direction, supervise Behavioral Health Clinicians; coordinate day-to-day functions and ensure appropriate staff coverage; provide clinical supervision, counseling and case management services; and perform other duties as assigned.Conduct pre-commitment investigations when needed/as assigned including interviews in the community, hospital, or jail. Present findings in court, as needed. May be assigned responsibility for court ordered evaluation and subsequent monitoring of PSRB and 30 clients, as well as other court requested evaluations.Counselor of the Day as assigned. This includes providing day time back up to the crisis counselor in office, by phone, in the community, hospital or jail, as needed. This position would be COD as needed. Participation in after hours and routine supervisor on duty rotation. May require response to hospital, jails, and courts.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises clinicians; confers with staff regularly regarding techniques used, case progress, and related matters for the purpose of promoting and evaluating professional development and assuring quality of care, as well as reviewing work in progress.
  • Conducts regular case conferences with clinicians for supervision and consultation; reviews case records and selects cases for discussion; supervises staff in assessing causes of problem behavior and mental or emotional disorders and in developing and modifying treatment and approves alternative plans, termination or transfer of cases; supervises consultation activities of employees; and may assist with the reassignment of employee caseload. Conducts evaluations at hospitals, jails, and courts as required. Attends hearings and monitors client follow up as needed. May be responsible for oversight of 370, PSRB, and other program compliance.
  • Personally maintains a caseload or handles some of the more complex cases; performs a variety of direct clinical, diagnostic, treatment, and outreach services. Carry a half time therapist caseload, with expectations of 0.5 FTE caseload and productivity.
  • Set goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company's plans and vision and communicate them to subordinates
  • Organize workflow and ensure that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.
  • Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback and coaching.

IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS: Tasks that may be performed, but are not essential to fulfill the job purpose.

  • Assists with the compliance with related federal, state and local regulations, as well as departmental and county policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the establishment or revision of policies, procedures, guidelines, goals and objectives.
  • Assists the Behavioral Health Program Manager with program planning, implementation and evaluation activities.
  • Participates in community outreach and public relations activities. Attend various meetings with community and state partners and represent LCHC in a professional manner. This would be with agencies, courts, and community partners.
  • Works with agency and community partners regarding client services, providing program technical advice, program updates and is available for consultations as needed and approved by BH Program Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 03/31/2021

BH Clinical Supervisor Crisis

Job Type: HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES-Full Time
Agency: Lincoln County Personnel Dept
Department: Behavioral Health
Location: Lincoln County
Position Description: Under general direction, supervise Behavioral Health Clinicians; coordinate day-to-day functions and ensure appropriate staff coverage; provide clinical supervision, counseling and case management services; and perform other duties as assigned.This position responds to mobile crisis in the community, jails and hospitals as needed, supervises the COMET team and us on call for after hours crisis supervision on a rotation schedule. Conduct pre-commitment investigations when needed/as assigned including interviews in the community, hospital, or jail. Present findings in court, as needed.Counselor of the Day as assigned. This includes providing day time back up to the crisis counselor in office, by phone, in the community, hospital or jail, as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises clinicians; confers with staff regularly regarding techniques used, case progress, and related matters for the purpose of promoting and evaluating professional development and assuring quality of care, as well as reviewing work in progress.
  • Conducts regular case conferences with clinicians for supervision and consultation; reviews case records and selects cases for discussion; supervises staff in assessing causes of problem behavior and mental or emotional disorders and in developing and modifying treatment and approves alternative plans, termination or transfer of cases; supervises consultation activities of employees; and may assist with the reassignment of employee caseload.
  • Personally maintains a caseload or handles some of the more complex cases; performs a variety of direct clinical, diagnostic, treatment, and outreach services.
  • Set goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company's plans and vision and communicate them to subordinates
  • Organize workflow and ensure that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.•
  • Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Conduct investigations when needed/as assigned.
  • Obtain working knowledge of state mandated programming.
  • Respond to mobile crisis in the community, jails and hospitals as needed.
  • Supervise comet team.
  • On call after hours crisis supervision on rotation schedule. May be assigned responsibility for other mandated state mandated services.

IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS: Tasks that may be performed, but are not essential to fulfill the job purpose.

  • Assists with the compliance with related federal, state and local regulations, as well as departmental and county policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the establishment or revision of policies, procedures, guidelines, goals and objectives.
  • Assists the Behavioral Health Program Manager with program planning, implementation and evaluation activities.
  • Participates in community outreach and public relations activities.
  • Works with agency and community partners regarding client services, providing program technical advice, program updates and is available for consultations as needed and approved by BH Program Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 03/31/2021

Climate Justice Organizer

Agency: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility seeks a dynamic organizer to join our Healthy Climate Program team. Position Summary: The Climate Justice Organizer will work closely with staff and volunteers to bring the voice of medicine and public health to campaigns for climate and energy justice.
Duties & Responsibilities: Major Responsibilities:The Climate Justice Organizer is responsible for supporting the Healthy Climate Program Director with all aspects of Oregon PSR’s healthy climate program. 
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.  
Closing Date: 04/02/2021

WIC Nutrition & Local Services Quality Improvement Coordinator

Job Type: Full time, limited duration (18 months)
Agency: Oregon Health Authority
Department: WIC Program
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Salary: $4441 to $6794 per month. Location: Portland, ORThis is an 18-month, limited duration, classified position which is represented by a union. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon WIC Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a WIC Nutrition & Local Services Quality Improvement Coordinator to perform successful project management and continuous quality improvement for the Nutrition and Health Screening (NHS)/WIC section. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. This public health program is designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program.What will you do?As the WIC Nutrition & Local Services Quality Improvement Coordinator, you will make recommendations and coordinate NHS\WIC quality improvement strategies and activities to ensure improvement initiatives benefit the section and support public health modernization. This position is the project manager for the State of Oregon Local Agency WIC Review process and internal and external policy review process and will oversee the development and facilitation of a WIC Participant Advisory BoardIn this position, you will evaluate current section operations, research trends, and make effective recommendations to section managers. This position utilizes desktop publishing, graphics, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software applications.
Duties & Responsibilities: What's in it for you? The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you are a public health quality improvement expert with experience coordinating a WIC program, don't delay, apply today!What are we looking for?•Minimum requirements: you must have a bachelor's degree in public health or a related field and two years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning experience coordinating a WIC program OR any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning experience coordinating a WIC program. •Preference will be given to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in public health and two or more years of experience coordinating a WIC program. •Experience in public health project and/or program management. •Experience identifying, assessing, and implementing quality improvement strategies for a public health or related program with a health equity lens. •Experience evaluating existing public health systems and making recommendations for improvement. •Experience leading, planning, and coordinating projects. •Experience facilitating training and education related to quality improvement. •Experience building and maintaining partnerships with partners and stakeholders. •Proficient in desktop publishing, graphics, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software applications.•Experience working with or developing advisory boards.•Experience facilitating groups.•Experience working with federal and/or state rules and regulations.•Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 04/06/2021

Community Health Nurse

Job Type: Full-Time
Agency: Columbia County
Department: Public Health
Location: Saint Helens
Position Description: SALARY:$4,938 - $6,111 per month. Excellent benefits. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via online submission.PLEASE NOTE:This recruitment is open to applicants who meet the requirements below and will be used to fill any current vacancy and vacancies that may occur in and up to the next twelve months. You will be notified of your status on the hiring list after the closing date.
Duties & Responsibilities: DUTIES:Coordinate and implement community health nursing programs at Columbia County, including communicable disease prevention and control, and child health, prenatal, family planning, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS services. Administer immunizations for preventable communicable diseases to children and adults. Serve as a resource to the general public and the medical community on immunization practices. Assess individual and group health situations of assigned caseload. Do related work as required.TO QUALIFY:Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university. At least three years of work experience as a Registered Nurse, two of which must have been in community health nursing. Current licensure in good standing as a registered nurse in the State of Oregon. Possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and an acceptable driving record. TO APPLY:Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form. To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. Email completed application, resume and cover letter and any other requested document(s), before 5:00pm on the closing date to [email protected]
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 04/16/2021

Administrator - CORE

Agency: Providence Health & Services
Department: Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE)
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: We are seeking a Administrator for the Center for Outcomes Research and Education that will support the Director by providing administrative oversight for the Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). The Administrator establishes and maintains the operational plan for CORE, and maintains accountability for budget management, contract administration, compliance, process improvement, and workplace policy development. The Administrator oversees the development of systems for recruitment, hiring, training, and developing CORE staff. The Administrator provides mentorship to key operational leaders to develop their skills in organizational management and health policy research. The Administrator supports the PHS population health mission by overseeing the development of implementation plans for CORE-PHS joint initiatives, and maintains strategic partnerships with other research and health care entities on behalf of Providence.
Duties & Responsibilities: In this position you will have the following responsibilities:Financial Oversight:- Support the Director in managing a total budget of approximately $2 million per year, much of it raised by the Director and supporting scientists via competitive scientific grants- Oversee the development of forecasting tools and resources for tracking estimated staffing and supply needs. Operational Leadership:- Provide overall operational leadership for department- Oversee the development of process improvement and quality assurance standards and initiatives- Oversee the development of workflows and systems to organize the work of the CORE team- Oversee the development of staff recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training, performance management, and development policies. Regulatory and Compliance Oversight:- Be accountable for the development of contract scope of work and budget- Be accountable for execution on all funded grants and contracts- Be accountable for departmental compliance with PHS policies, state and local policies, and regulations stipulated by funders. Staff Leadership:- Support the Director in oversight of a department of approximately 30 FTE, with 3 direct reports and approximately 15 reporting one level below- Direct reports include key operational managers- Mentor key operational staff to improve their organizational management skills. Fundraising Support:- Support the Director in development of scientific agenda and an aligned fundraising plan-Track fundraising plan and provides budgeting, grant writing, and account management support for all fundraising efforts. Strategic Planning:- Establish CORE's overall operational agenda, participates in CORE's strategic planning process and is accountable for accomplishing associated operational goals and objectives. Executive Consulting:- Support Providence's system strategic plan by acting as a partner to key PHS leaders at the regional and system level, connecting CORE's expertise and capacity to larger PHS transformation efforts and informing organizational strategy. External Partnerships:- Connect Providence to key external community partners in the areas of research, public health, and health care transformation. Qualifications:Required qualifications for this position includes:- Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business, Finance, Communications, -OR- a related field- Five (5) years of Experience in administration, operations, project management, or communications- Five (5) years of Experience in a field related to health care, public policy, or social services- Strong and demonstrated track record of success with project management, team management, and/or process improvement- Strong and demonstrated track record of success in budget development and management, contracting, and regulatory compliance
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 04/16/2021

Public Health Nurse II, Immunization Program Coordinator

Job Type: Regular, full-time
Agency: Deschutes County
Department: Health Services
Location: Bend, OR
Position Description: Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse II, Immunization Program Coordinator. The Immunization Program Coordinator participates in the management, planning, and implementation of the Immunization Program, which includes direct clinical services to clients of the Deschutes County Immunization Clinic. In addition to staffing the immunization clinic, duties include organizing agency and community events such as offsite vaccination clinics and clinical outbreak response events. This position supports development of programs and interventions with the goal of increasing community immunization rates; providing education and training to health care partners, schools, day cares, and the community; assuring that County, State, and Federal Program requirements are met; and evaluating and preparing program reports. Position requires collaboration with community agencies, media, internal clinic staff, and other health services programs.
Duties & Responsibilities: In addition to staffing the immunization clinic, duties include organizing agency and community events such as offsite vaccination clinics and clinical outbreak response events. This position supports development of programs and interventions with the goal of increasing community immunization rates; providing education and training to health care partners, schools, day cares, and the community; assuring that County, State, and Federal Program requirements are met; and evaluating and preparing program reports. Position requires collaboration with community agencies, media, internal clinic staff, and other health services programs.Please visit our website at www.deschutes.org/jobs for additional information or to apply.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 04/25/2021

Operations Coordinator for Support Services Brokerage

Agency: UCP Oregon
Department: UCP Connections
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: Are you passionate about social justice and seeking a different kind of Operations Coordinator position, one that combines leadership, project management, data, administrative support, and technology with an awesome team? If so, UCP Oregon might have the perfect opportunity for you!UCP Oregon helps adults who experience disabilities to live the life of their dreams—whether that’s living independently, working in a great job, or pursuing their interests and hobbies. We encourage a culture of IDEAS (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Support) and are working towards building a diverse and inclusive workforce to represent and empower the community we support.UCP Oregon is currently seeking an Operations Coordinator who will work in our intellectual/developmental disabilities support services brokerage, which is known as UCP Connections. The Brokerage Team primarily consists of a Brokerage Director, Personal Agents, Admin/Operations team, and an Assessment Quality Coordinator. Personal Agents support caseloads of approximately 36 adults, assisting them to achieve goals to promote independence and navigate the social support network.As an Operations Coordinator you will lead, coordinate, guide, and support administrative processes that ensure the smooth operations of the brokerage.The Operations Coordinator plays a central role in daily operations and the office running smoothly. The OC will work with the Operations Manager, the leadership team, and case managers to create an efficient working environment and complete essential tasks to meet the charge of assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.The successful candidate will be excited about supporting the work of others and being the “go-to” person that ensures equipment, processes, and information run smoothly. They will be a self-starter and adept at collaborating with a close-knit team that come from diverse backgrounds. This candidate will be a competent operations expert and play a key role in UCP’s progressive mission within the field of developmental disabilities.
Duties & Responsibilities: You will partner closely with our Operations Manager to ensure all brokerage operations are running smoothly, including: Managing the office, technology, and provider credentialing. Completing tasks such as data entry, provider compliance, and billing. Providing excellent services to customers, providers, and team members. Assisting with communication with our customer base through mailings, social media posts, and maintaining our email distribution list. Acting as Department of Human Services Background Check Unit Qualified Entity Designee to complete background checks. Supporting billing and payment processes for providers using the State’s billing system, eXPRS. Assisting with special projects, and taking the lead on projects as assigned.Hours & Location: This is a 40-hour a week job. Typical schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm or 9am to 5:30pm but may vary at times due to brokerage needs. Additional hours will rarely be required. Due to COVID-19, the Operations Coordinator will be working remotely part-time and in our office part-time. In the future, the Operations Coordinator will be required to work at our office located at NE 102nd Avenue.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here. 
Closing Date: 04/30/2021

Campus Associate Dean

Agency: OHSU
Department: SON
Location: Portland, OR
Position Description: The Campus Associate Dean is the onsite administrator for nursing operations and implementation of strategic priorities and a liaison between the regional University and the OHSU School of Nursing. This position reports to the OHSU SON Dean on matters pertaining to strategic priorities, organizational structure and functions, philanthropic affairs, human and material resource management, operational efficiencies, and outcomes associated with representing a regional community of interest. The Campus Associate Dean collaborates with, advises, and is accountable to, the Executive Vice Dean/Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs OHSU SON for curricula and program delivery. Based on the complexity of the region and the varying scopes of services covered, the position may include faculty responsibility for teaching, research, or service.
Duties & Responsibilities: Regional Leadership and Management•Ensures program delivery meets regulatory and accreditation standards, including assessment and evaluation criteria•Serves as liaison and campus representative between OHSU SON and the respective regional university campus assigned; includes fostering and developing inter-agency relationships, service on committees and councils, and advancement of relationships between entities•Assists with regional recruitment of students to ensure program targets are met/exceeded •Initiates and leads the process for local hiring of faculty and staff•Supervises faculty, professional and support staff on a regional campus, using a matrix model for input and evaluation•Ensures alignment with overall SON strategic, operational, and financial goals and tactics and functions as a SON leader, coordinating and cooperating with other leaders in support of School missions and goals•Visits clinical sites and maintains critical relationships with community partners that include, but are not limited to practice and community health agencies, community thought leaders, and others who interface with the SON in order to ensure input from SON communities of interest•Advises and assists with philanthropic and legislative endeavors in accordance with planned opportunities•Serves as a media spokesperson for the SON at the regional level•Ensures that regional characteristics are considered in all SON planned curricular, research, and practice missionsHuman and Fiscal Resource Management•Meets performance standards and expectations associated with faculty and staff supervision in a matrix with respective Associate Deans•Assesses faculty and staff mix needed to ensure that program and curricular objectives are met•Assists in recruitment, selection, and evaluation processes in regional areas•Monitors faculty and staff productivity to ensure that resources are developed and utilized in the best possible manner to ensure student outcomes and public accountability•Provides mentoring and support for early- and mid-career faculty to ensure an adequate faculty workforceAdministrative and Faculty Functions•Serves on the SON Leadership Council and other relevant school and/or university councils and committees relevant to the academic and other missions•Serves on the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) Coordinating Council. Collaborates with regional OCNE schools.•Leads performance improvement and project management initiatives on a regional or statewide level•Models teaching, service, and inquiry through teaching and faculty engagement activities; works collaboratively with other faculty on joint publications and scholarship•Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Associate Dean/Dean

Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Peggy Wros, Ph.D., R.N., Search Committee Co-Chair at [email protected] and/or apply at the School of Nursing employment website. Reference position posting ID Numbers 2020-7350and 2020-7351. 

Closing Date: 04/30/2021

FINANCE MANAGER

Agency: North Central Public Health District
Location: The Dalles, OR
Position Description: About us: Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission and guide our daily actions by our values. We are an innovative, hard-working, dedicated team. We have an operating budget of over 2 million dollars with 31 staff members. North Central Public Health District (NCPHD) serves the counties of Gilliam, Sherman and Wasco. We are located in the beautiful Columbia Gorge with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy and are only 90 miles from the Portland metro area. Overview of the role: This position manages the daily financial activities of a three county health district, including: Budget preparation and control; Oversight of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll & general ledger; Contract and grant accounting; Preparing financial reports; Database Administrator for medical records and financial management systems; Fielding information technology requests and purchases of computer software and hardware. Ensures compliance with district policies and procedures, state and federal regulations. Serves as a member of the Leadership Team. This exempt position is full-time (37.5 hour work week) + great benefits. Salary range: $4,664.85 - $5,672.39/month.
Duties & Responsibilities: Education/Experience/Certifications: Minimum requirement is an Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with 5 years of government or proven financial management experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in business or accounting. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply governmental accounting standards in practice; knowledge of the Oregon PERS retirement system. Has understanding of computerized work environment and ability to learn more. Proficient in use of accounting software, electronic spreadsheets and word processing (Microsoft Excel, Word & Access for Windows). Proven leadership skills. Effective oral and written communications.
The complete position description, including application instructions, can be found here.
Closing Date: 07/01/2021


 Volunteer Internship Opportunities - Oregon Health Authority

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

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

  • E-mail Catherine Moyer at: catheri[email protected] with a copy of your resume and letter of interest.
  • Specify the time frame you are available.
  • We will contact prospective volunteers or interns as opportunities become available.

Click here for more information about volunteer internship opportunities around Oregon with OHA.