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Below is a list of some of the public health related jobs available in Oregon local health departments.

Jobs are listed alphabetically by county.

TIP: For more jobs, check this list of Public Health Division jobs or browse the State of Oregon Jobs page.


CLACKAMAS COUNTY

CLACKAMAS COUNTY - Environmental Health Specialist 2 - Public Health Divison - Oregon City, OR

This position will conduct surveys, inspections and investigations of public and private facilities to determine compliance with public health laws and administrative rules. This position may also provide consultative and education services in Environmental Sanitation to public and private groups.  Successful candidates will be detail orientated and well organized with the ability to work independently and with a team. The ideal candidate will have experience in environmental health site inspections and experience with drinking water regulations and programs. The ideal candidate will also be well-versed in interpreting policy and procedures as well as knowledgeable of communicable diseases.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.clackamas.us/

Application deadline: 11:59PM on July 10, 2017

Contact information: Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459


COOS COUNTY

Home Visiting Public Health Nurse 1 - Coos Health & Wellness - North Bend, OR

We are seeking a motivated full time nurse home visitor to provide case management, parenting and child development education, and nursing services to at risk infants - young adults and their family members. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8-5. Excellent health, vacation, retirement benefits in addition to a supportive team, a new office building (currently being built), and a backdrop of the scenic Southern Oregon Coast.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.coos.or.us/

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Human Resources 541-396-7580


DESCHUTES COUNTY

DESCHUTES COUNTY - Public Health Nurse II - Psychiatric - Bend, Oregon

Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for three Public Health Nurse II's - Psychiatric. These positions are part of an innovative, new, 2-year federal grant project that will focus on providing out-patient services to underserved individuals in our community with identified mental health and/or substance use disorders.

  • Incumbents will provide a variety of registered nursing duties working with adults and/or children with mental health and/or substance use diagnoses. Responsibilities will include assisting clients with daily and weekly medications including injections; and providing a variety of behavioral health services including case management, skills training etc. as appropriate.
  • Incumbent will assist with prescription refills, monitor side effects and provide education. These services will be primarily office based, but may include services in client's home or within the community. Incumbent may be assigned to more than one clinic location.
  • Incumbent will work with a variety of clients including those with serious mental illness, and will coordinate and consult with behavioral health, medical and other staff and community partners on behalf of clients.
  • Successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and should be accomplished in collaboration with other members of the treatment team and able to develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

For a full description of this job go to: www.deschutes.org/jobs

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: jennifer.clemens@deschutes.org


MARION COUNTY

Public Health Nurse 3 - Marion County Health Department - Salem, OR

This position provides direct case management service for women and their children through Babies First, CaCoon, and Maternity Case Management Programs. To include:
  • Serves as CaCoon Coordinator for Marion County Health Department (a CaCoon contract requirement).
  • Coordinates training & day to day activities of the Public Health Worker 3, including regular consultation & oversight of activities.
  • Conducts home visits, performs comprehensive holistic assessments of the client, including physical, hearing, vision, developmental screening and other screenings, and assessment of psychosocial needs. Obtains heights, weights, and blood pressures as appropriate.
  • Provides information and supports client access to service; advocates for client need.
  • Provides case management coordination of services to prevent duplication, promote continuity of care, & provides integration of client services to meet client & community needs.
  • Reviews, evaluates, & modifies care coordination with family & monitors progress. Develops and implements Shared Plans of Care with community partners and families according to contract guidelines.
  • Records in medical records.
  • Participates in planning & implementation of activities SCHN (Services for Children with Special Health Needs) staff.
  • Develops & provides consultation in creation of informational materials providing information about disabilities & CaCoon role in serving this population.
  • Collaborates with other community service providers, including physicians, therapists, pharmacists, home health agencies, schools, hospitals & community/state agencies.
  • Drives motor vehicle to home visits.
  • Maintains productivity standard of 6 visits per week to clients on her caseload.
  • Caseload range of 32-36.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.marion.or.us/BH/HR/Pages/jobs.aspx

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received

Contact information: Jennifer Lang, jlang@co.marion.or.us 503-566-3943


Health Team Supervisor - Public Health Nursing - Marion County Health Department - Salem, OR

MCHD has an interest in developing a nurse manager with an interest in leadership and a passion for public health. The Health Team Supervisor will supervise a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, paraprofessionals and health educators. The position is part of a team of six public health supervisors. The programs supervised will be nursing-focused, but the final assignment may vary depending upon th applicant's prior experience and interest.

For a full description of this job go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marion

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.

Contact information: Shannon Schmidtke sschmidtke@co.marion.or.us or 503-584-4824


MORROW COUNTY

Maternal Child Home Visiting Nurse RN - Morrow County Health Department - Heppner, OR

This position is primarily responsible for home-based visitation services: Maternity Case Management (MCM), Babies First and Nurse Family Partnership (NFP). Duties include long-term nurse case management with prenatal and postpartum mothers and their children ages 0 - 5 years. Nurses providing NFP receive intensive training to administer this evidence-based, internationally recognized program whose goal is to improve outcomes, improve child development, and increase family self-sufficiency. Works with culturally diverse families in communities with broad based socio-inequity. May assist with immunization clinics including offsite, screen and follow up regarding communicable disease, and provide family planning services and education.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.morrow.or.us

Application deadline: Open until Filled

Contact information: Human Resource Director Karen Wolff kwolff@co.morrow.or.us or Morrow County Courthouse, P.O. Box 788, Heppner, Or 97836, Phone #541-676-5620


MULTNOMAH COUNTY

Licensed Community Practical Nurse - Bilingual Spanish - Multnomah County Health Department, Portland, OR

We currently have openings at the following Health Centers:

  • East County Health Center, 600 NE 8th St #300, Gresham, OR 97030
  • Rockwood Community Health Center, 2020 SE 182nd, Portland , OR 97233

The LCPN tracks the health of the population of patients assigned to a provider panel. Proactively tracks prevention activities, screening and chronic disease monitoring and providing patient education. Provides scrubbing for upcoming provider appointments and participates in huddles. Manages team communication including answering team phone, addressing messages and in-basket, patient communication and follow-up. Submits refill requests and prior authorizations to providers in a timely manner.

For a full description of this job go to: www.multco.us/jobs

Application deadline: 11:59 pm, Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Contact information: Keri Caffreys at keri.caffreys@multco.us.


Nursing Supervisor - Northeast Health Center - Health Department- Portland, OR

Under the direction of the clinic manager, this position manages, directs, organizes, and evaluates the nursing and clinical interventions, and community health activities within the clinic. This nursing supervisor provides guidance and supervision to nursing and related staff regarding nursing and clinical practice issues. This position also assures the appropriate review and observation of nursing, medical and community health activities.

For a full description of this job go to: https://multco.us/jobs

Application deadline: Continuous - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Contact information:
Jon Marquardt, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak St, Portland, OR 97204
jon.m.marquardt@multco.us
503-988-8647


Clinical Pharmacist - Health Department - Portland, OR

As a Multnomah County Clinical Pharmacist you will:

  • Conduct comprehensive medication reviews
  • Create and refine medication therapy management care plans
  • Assist clients with transitions of care
  • Initiate and refine pharmacotherapy and non-drug therapy within the scope of collaborative practice protocols
  • Provide client and professional staff education
  • Participate in department quality improvement initiatives
  • Work with peers to identify, develop, implement, and evaluate clinical pharmacy best practices.

For a full description of this job go to: https://multco.us/jobs

Application deadline: Continuous - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Contact information:
Jon Marquardt, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak St, Portland, OR 97204
jon.m.marquardt@multco.us
503-988-8647


Nursing Supervisor, Rockwood Health Center - Multnomah County Public Health - Portland, OR

Under the direction of the clinic manager, this position manages, directs, organizes, and evaluates the nursing and clinical interventions, and community health activities within the clinic. This nursing supervisor provides guidance and supervision to nursing and related staff regarding nursing and clinical practice issues. This position also assures the appropriate review and observation of nursing, medical and community health activities.

For a full description of this job go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/multnomah

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information: Sarah Rawson, RN, MN, CNS. 503-988-8732 or sarah.j.rawson@multco.us.


YAMHILL COUNTY

Public Health Nurse (RN II) - Yamhill County Health and Human Services - McMinnville, OR

This is a regular full-time position for a registered nurse to perform a variety of professional nursing duties in the clinical specialty area of communicable disease. The nurse in this position will be responsible for providing both general and special nursing services emphasizing prevention, control, or treatment of disease and physical health programs of the community and will provide services dealing with comprehensive nursing care of individuals or families with multiple health problems.

This position requires an unencumbered RN license, the ability to work effectively as part of a team, excellent communication skills, and proficiency in computer use. Salary: $4331-4914/month anticipated at hire, DOE. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, health savings, paid leaves, paid holidays, PERS and deferred compensation options

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr and click on "Current Job Openings" Job #PH17-060

Application deadline: July 7, 2017

Contact information: Amy Thorkildson email thorkildsona@co.yamhill.or.us


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Yamhill County Health and Human Services - McMinnville, OR

The Adult Behavioral Health Program has an opening for an Oregon-licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and/or Psychiatrist to join the medical and community outpatient services team. This is a progressive program and this position has the opportunity to participate in an integrated care team.

Responsibilities include serving a broad-based adult population with behavioral care issues and may also include services to youth. The duties include providing medical oversight, psychiatric consultation, evaluation, medication management, and limited psychotherapy Salary and hours are negotiable. Pro-rated benefits may be available, depending on hours worked.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr and click on "Current Job Openings" Job #BH17-020

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Amy Thorkildson email thorkildsona@co.yamhill.or.us


Utilization Management Specialist III - Yamhill County Health and Human Services - McMinnville, OR

This is a regular full-time position for a Utilization Management Specialist who will be responsible for YCHHS and contract agencies' quality assurance and utilization management plan. Duties will include monitoring of contracts with agencies to evaluate agency eligibility and monitoring of compliance with contract agreements, clinical documentation, billing and administrative procedures. The person in this position will provide a lead role in reviewing unique or non-routine service needs for clients and coordinating those services between Community Care Organizations and State agencies, consulting with interdisciplinary staff related to clinical cases and issues including assessment, treatment planning, length of stay, medical justification, diagnosis, transitional planning, and documentation.

Salary: $4332 - $4915/month anticipated at hire, DOE. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, health savings, paid leaves, paid holidays, PERS and deferred compensation options

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr and click on "Current Job Openings" Job #BH17-023

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Amy Thorkildson email thorkildsona@co.yamhill.or.us

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