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BENTON COUNTY

BENTON COUNTY – Nursing Supervisor – Benton County Health Services – Corvallis, OR

The ideal candidate will possess skills and experience in clinical, community, and home settings to provide a broad range of nursing services aimed at disease prevention, treatment, and health policy implementation. Plays a key role in coordination of all clinical nursing strategies for nursing education, prevention and service delivery.

  • Manage and supervise the health center clinical nurses and other assigned staff. Responsibilities include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions.
  • Perform individual, comprehensive, physical and psycho-social health assessments of clients identifying actual and potential health needs.
  • Provide care coordination and case management, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling to health center clients of all age ranges.

For a full description of this job go to: https://www.co.benton.or.us/hr/page/careers

Application deadline: Open until filled, initial review date October 23, 2017­

Contact information: Dianna Bagenski, HR Liaison, dianna.bagenski@co.benton.or.us


COOS COUNTY

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/Departments/HumanResources/JobOpportunities.aspx

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Human Resources 541-396-7580


HOOD RIVER COUNTY

HOOD RIVER COUNTY - Health Department Director - Hood River County Health Department - Hood River, OR

This position plans, organizes and directs the public health activities in the County. Acts as Public Health Administrator and department head in the supervision and staffing of Health officer, public health nurses, Registered Environmental Health Specialists, Medical Examiner and other staff necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the office. Acts as the agent of the Public Health Division in enforcing state public health laws and rules of the Oregon Health Authority.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Certification in public health nursing with considerable experience and training in public health administration. A Master's Degree in Public Health, nursing or nursing administration is preferred. Four years of competent management activity, two of which were in a supervisory role.

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

Application deadline: 4:00pm on April 20, 2018

Contact information: Heidi DeHart, heidi.dehart@co.hood-river.or.us


LANE COUNTY

LANE COUNTY - Bilingual Community Health Nurse 2 - Lane County Public Health - Eugene, OR

This position will work in the Public Health Maternal & Child Health home visiting program. This program delivers case management, education, and support for low income, at risk, pregnant women and young children who meet the qualifications for enrollment in Maternity Case Management, Babies First, CaCoon and other home visiting programs.

For a full description of this job go to: www.lanecounty.org/HR

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information: Lane County Human Resources


LINCOLN COUNTY

LINCOLN COUNTY - Community Health Program Manager - Lincoln County Health & Human Services - Newport, OR

This position will plan, develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate Public Health programs including HIV Prevention, Communicable Disease, WIC, and Parents as Teachers. This position will also coordinate special projects and programs to promote health in the community and to meet goals and objectives of the Public Health Division.

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

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Bridget Robertson, brobertson@co.lincoln.or.us or call 541-265-0375.


LINCOLN COUNTY – Community Health Nurse 2- Public Health – Lincoln County Health & Human Services – Newport, OR

We are seeking a Public Health Nurse who will provide direct patient care and treatment at public health clinics, schools, homes, jails and related facilities as well as promote healthy behavior and educate the public and patients on health conditions and health maintenance. The successful candidate must have an AA or BS in nursing as well as possess a license to practice in the State of Oregon.

For a full description of this job go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lincoln/jobs/1775217/community-health-nurse-2-public-health

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Bridget Robertson, brobertson@co.lincoln.or.us, 541-265-0375


MALHEUR COUNTY

MALHEUR COUNTY - Health Department Director - Malheur County Health Department - Ontario, OR

This position performs a variety of professional and administrative services for the provision related to the physical, mental and social wellbeing of County residents. This position must organize and direct the business side of the Public Health Department to include supervision of all support personnel and oversight of public health finance, budget, accounts payable and receivables, grant and cash management, insurance billing, customer service, coordination of workflow, communication, staying apprised of State programs and requirements and developing procedures to adhere to changes in regulations. This position will be a member of the Local Community Advisory Council.

For a full description of this job go to: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/malheurco

Application deadline: Open until FILLED.

Contact information: Malheur County Administrative Office, Personnel Section, 541-473-5183


MARION COUNTY

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 and day to day activities of the Public Health Worker 3, including regular consultation and 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, and provides integration of client services to meet client and community needs.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and modifies care coordination with family and 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 and implementation of activities SCHN (Services for Children with Special Health Needs) staff.
  • Develops and provides consultation in creation of informational materials providing information about disabilities and CaCoon role in serving this population.
  • Collaborates with other community service providers, including physicians, therapists, pharmacists, home health agencies, schools, hospitals and 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: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marion

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.

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


MARION COUNTY - 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

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

MULTNOMAH COUNTY - Associate Director Financial Operations – Multnomah County Health Department – Portland, OR

This position is responsible for assisting the Primary Care Operations Director with the overall business administration and overseeing the effective operations of the Health Center's programs. The Associate Director plays a key role in assuring the organization's strategies are on track and on budget.

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

Application deadline: 04/27/2018

Contact information:
Jon Marquardt, Health Department Recruiter
jon.m.marquardt@multco.us
503-988-8647


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

This position includes differential of 4% Bilingual Premium.

We value cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement; utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified and competent work force; fiscal responsibility; optimally coordinated services and safely protecting patients and staff.

LPN tracks the health of the population of patients assigned to a provider panel. Proactively tracks prevention activities, screens and chronic disease monitoring and provides patient education. Manages team communication including phone messages and in-basket as well as patient communication follow-up and perform general provider/team support duties as needed to support clinic flow.

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

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:
Keri Caffreys
keri.caffreys@multco.us
503-988-7472


MULTNOMAH COUNTY – Mental Health Consultant – Corrections Health – Health Department – Portland, OR

Multnomah County Health Department is seeking for full time Mental Health Consultants to serve in the Corrections Health located at the Justice Center. This recruitment may be used to fill other future vacant positions. Depending upon assignment, the incumbent may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties, which are a representative sample of the level of work appropriate to this classification.

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

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information:
Vi Ton, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak Street, Ste 210
Portland, OR 97204
vi.ton@multco.us
503-988-7480


MULTNOMAH COUNTY – Nursing Supervisor – Corrections Health – Health Department – Portland, OR

The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the day to day operation and patient care coordination on an ongoing basis for Corrections Health in coordination with the Program Manager and Lead Nurse. These positions directly observe practice, skills, client interaction, reviews staff documentation, and assures the delivery of evidence based interventions in the care of clients and communities of the county.

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

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information:
Vi Ton, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak Street, Ste 210
Portland, OR 97204
vi.ton@multco.us
503-988-7480


MULTNOMAH COUNTY – .50 FTE Health Information Technician, MHASD – Health Department – Portland, OR

This position is in the Clinical Records Unit of MHASD. As a Health Information Technician you will:

  • Retrieve incoming messages from external providers store and route to appropriate clinicians through Evolv
  • Perform Routine quantitative and qualitative audits of documentation in clinical records according to professional standards and legal requirements
  • Review records and enter EHR data for special reporting
  • Monitor coding and documentation needed to support billing processes
  • Provide ICD/CPT/HCPC and DSM_V expertise and education to staff and providers
  • Maintain the confidentiality of those records under the direction of the Clinical Records Program Supervisor

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

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information:
Vi Ton, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak Street, Ste 210
Portland, OR 97204
vi.ton@multco.us
503-988-7480


MULTNOMAH COUNTY – Manager Senior, Direct Clinical Services, MHASD – Open Until Filled – Health Department – Portland, OR

In this role, a successful candidate will be able to:

  • Lead and administer daily functions, activities, and services of programs listed above
  • Provide clinical consultation and leadership for internally and externally staffed child and family teams serving a variety of agencies and mental health programs
  • Develop appropriate policies and procedures for all DCS programs and services
  • Coordinate required quality and compliance activities with Multnomah MHASD/Quality Manager
  • Communicate with treatment provider system; provide technical assistance and education when necessary
  • Sets priorities for childrens delivery system changes with leadership and regional partners.

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

Application deadline: Continuous

Contact information:
Vi Ton, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak Street, Ste 210
Portland, OR 97204
vi.ton@multco.us
503-988-7480


POLK COUNTY

POLK COUNTY - Correctional RN or LPN, Temporary, On-Call - Polk County Public Health - Dallas, OR

The position performs a variety of nursing duties and medical services directly related to patient care of inmates in the custody of the Polk County Jail.

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

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications received

Contact information: hr@co.polk.or.us or call 503-623-1888


UMATILLA COUNTY

UMATILLA COUNTY - PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CENTER - PUBLIC HEALTH - PENDLETON, OR

Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents and students of the School Based Health Centers through direct primary care services. Conduct health education classes for School Based Health Center host schools. Work as an active team member of the SBHC team and the UCo Health team. Support UCo Health Clinic team on an as needed basis through provision of direct nursing care services, general health education, and referral to services.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PHN I: Graduation with an ADN from accredited school of professional nursing.
  • PHN II: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing, or ADN and four (4) years nursing experience or combination of education and experience.
  • PHN III: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and four (4) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master's Degree in a related field; or ADN and eight years (8) years public health experience or combination of education and experience.
  • PHN IV: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and four (6) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master's Degree and 2 years of experience in a related field, or ADN and fifteen (15) years public health experience or combination of education and experience.

Hold a current Oregon Registered Nurse license; valid Oregon driver's license with a satisfactory driving record. Bilingual (Spanish) desired. Ability to work with minimal supervision, ability to work with clients of varying ages, gender, race, ethnicity, religious and social backgrounds. Experience working with children and youth preferred.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:
Human Resources Department
Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278- 6282
Fax: 541-278- 6374
hr@umatillacounty.net


UMATILLA COUNTY – PART-TIME NURSING SUPERVISOR – PUBLIC HEALTH - PENDLETON, OR

This position is responsible for using principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development to provide primary support and appropriate oversight to clinic programs ensuring a trauma informed, strengths-based, client-centered culture. The Public Health Nursing Supervisor's responsibilities include direct support and oversight of work performed by Public Health Nursing team. This position performs administrative duties to support the management of services provided within the UCo Health clinics. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with public health team, community partners, clients, families, providers and state and local agencies. Plans, organizes, and manages the development, implementation, and on-going operation of highly professional and specialized programs, such as immunizations and family planning. Initiates and implements strategic and management activities, with the consent and support of the Public Health Director, to maintain a varied and complex array of services to meet community need. Manages and administers revenue and expenses associated with services; plans, coordinates, and supervises health services for assigned health programs. Provides skilled professional nursing care; provides community and regional leadership and support. Understands and interprets federal, state and local rules, regulations, code and ordinances. Provides backup for intake, service coordination and quality assurance duties.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an approved school of nursing with license in good standing, required.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing or closely related field, preferred, which includes two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in communicable disease, home visitation, community health and/or maternal/child health services preferred
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to accept and utilize supervision and lead by example
  • Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic culture groups
  • Current valid Oregon driver's license.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:
Human Resources Department
Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278-6282
Fax: 541-278-6374
hr@umatillacounty.net


UMATILLA COUNTY - PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - PUBLIC HEALTH - PENDLETON, OR

Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of direct home or office services in the areas of immunization, family planning, communicable disease investigation, sexually transmitted disease clinics, HIV testing, counseling, and follow-up, pregnancy screening and prenatal education, general health education and referral.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PHN I: Graduation with an ADN from accredited school of professional nursing.
  • PHN II: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and at least one year public health experience; or ADN and four (4) years public health home visit experience or combination of education and experience.
  • PHN III: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and four (4) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master’s Degree in a related field. Current Oregon Registered Nurse license; valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record; bilingual desired; ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work with clients of varying ages, genders, race, ethnicity, religious and social backgrounds.
  • PHN IV: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and six (6) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master’s Degree and two (2) years of experience in a related field, or an ADN and fifteen (15) years public health experience or combination of education and experience.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:

Human Resources Department
Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278- 6282
Fax: 541-278- 6374

UMATILLA COUNTY - PHN/COMMUNICABLE DISEASE NURSE - PUBLIC HEALTH - PENDLETON, OR

Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention, education and the provision of direct home or office services in the areas of immunization, family planning, communicable disease investigation, sexually transmitted disease clinics, HIV testing, counseling, and follow-up, pregnancy screening and prenatal education, general health education and referral.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • PHN I: Graduation with an ADN from accredited school of professional nursing.
  • PHN II: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and at least one year public health experience; or ADN and four (4) years public health home visit experience or combination of education and experience.
  • PHN III: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and four (4) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master's Degree in a related field. Current Oregon Registered Nurse license; valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record; bilingual desired; ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work with clients of varying ages, genders, race, ethnicity, religious and social backgrounds.
  • PHN IV: Graduation with a BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing and six (6) years of public health experience or combination of education and experience, or BSN with Master's Degree and two (2) years of experience in a related field, or an ADN and fifteen (15) years public health experience or combination of education and experience.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:

Human Resources Department
Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278- 6282
Fax: 541-278- 6374

UMATILLA COUNTY - EASTERN OREGON PDO GRANT COORDINATOR – PUBLIC HEALTH – PENDLETON, OR

The Eastern Oregon Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (PDO) coordinator will coordinate opioid overdose prevention efforts in Umatilla, Union, Baker and Malheur counties in accordance with Oregon Health Authority (OHA) regional pain guidance programming. The PDO Coordinator will be housed at Umatilla County Public Health in Pendleton, Oregon. Frequent travel to Union, Baker and Malheur counties will be necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required - Associate's level degree in health related field
  • Preferred- Bachelor's level degree in health related field
  • Valid Oregon driver's license with satisfactory driving record
  • Bilingual desired
  • Ability to work with clients of varying ages, gender, race, ethnicity, religious and social backgrounds
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work flexible and non-standard hours
  • Strong communications and public speaking skills

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information:
Human Resources Department
Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278- 6282
Fax: 541-278- 6374
hr@umatillacounty.net


YAMHILL COUNTY

YAMHILL COUNTY - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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: $4418 - $5013/month, 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 #BH18-015

Application deadline: Open until filled

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

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