Below is a list of some of the public health related jobs available in Oregon local health departments.
TIP: For more jobs, check this list of Public Health jobs or browse the State Jobs Page for job openings in the Oregon Health Authority.
Benton County – Nursing Manager – Benton County Health Department – Corvallis, OR
This management team position is responsible for supervising, planning, and developing nursing programs in an environment of rapid system transformation; Creating innovative ways to integrate Medical Home and Healthy Community models of care across Public Health and Primary Care. Apply at www.co.benton.or.us
Application deadline: Open until filled.
CLATSOP COUNTY – Environmental Health Supervisor – Clatsop County Department of Public Health – Astoria, OR
Clatsop County Department of Public Health is seeking a full-time Environmental Health Supervisor to administer and supervise the department’s Environmental Health Program. This position is responsible for the administration and supervision of environmental health programs pursuant to contract with the Oregon Health Authority in maintaining and improving environmental health services through public health programs. The applicant must be a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in accordance with ORS 700.
Application deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.
Contact information: Brian Mahoney, Director, CCDPH; 503-338-3752
COOS COUNTY - Nurse Practitioner - Coos County Health Dept. - Coos Bay, OR
Provide professional, advanced practice nursing care to family planning clients and underserved women past child bearing years. Diagnose and treat women and men with STDs. Assist with coordination of family planning program. Work under the supervision of the Clinic Supervisor and Nursing Services Manager.
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: Coos County Human Resources Department, Courthouse, 250 N. Baxter, Coquille, OR 97423
DESCHUTES COUNTY – Public Health Nurse Program Manager - Public Health Division –– Bend, OR
This position plans, organizes, directs, supervises and controls a wide range of public health services and community health promotion and disease prevention activities. Incumbent will participate in community health and needs assessments in order to develop departmental programs and policies. Duties include addressing budgetary solvency, grant applications and requirements, program evaluation, and professional staff development. The position interfaces regularly with the public, key agency stakeholders, coordinated care organizations, and regional and state partners. The Nurse Program Manager is part of the Department management team and is required to apply nursing practices and principles while assuming a leadership role in strategic and operational planning, service integration, performance management, quality improvement, audits, critical incidents, and complaints.
Application deadline: March 14, 2014
1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201
Bend, OR 97701
LINCOLN COUNTY – Community Health Nurse 2 / Public Health – Lincoln County Health & Human Services – Newport, OR
This position performs a wide variety of professional community health nursing duties providing direct patient care and treatment at public health clinics, schools, homes, jails and related facilities. Promotes healthy behavior and educates public and patients on health conditions and health maintenance. Assesses the needs of individuals, families, groups and/or community. Determines a plan to meet these needs, implements or helps to implement that plan and then evaluates results while utilizing a systematic holistic approach. The Community Health Nurse is frequently the primary health advisor to clients and/or client families.
Application deadline: Continuous; interviews may occur at any time.
LINN COUNTY– Nurse Practitioner #738 - Department of Health Services– Lebanon, OR
This position… Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) available. Performs and provides preventive services, medical care, client evaluation and assessments, and treatment interventions to clients enrolled in Public Health Services’ Reproductive Health program. Will be primarily based in our Lebanon clinic but occasionally may be assigned to our Albany clinic.
Application Deadline: Until a qualified candidate is identified.
Linn County Department of Health Services, Public Health Programs, PO Box 100, Albany, OR 97321; Phone (541) 967-3888 and submit your application to Norma O’Mara, R.N. at the address above. You may also download an application at http://www.co.linn.or.us
and submit to the above address.
MALHEUR COUNTY – Health Department Director – Malheur County Health Department – Ontario, OR
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Oregon. Responsible for assuring that ORS 431.416, regarding the public health authority and public health laws and rules, is appropriately administered and enforced. Ensures performance of quality assurance activities, that federal and state regulations are met, and serves as a liaison with state and national health organizations.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Contact information: Rebecca Stricker, RN (541) 889-7279
POLK COUNTY - Community Health Nurse – Polk County Public Health - Dallas, OR
This position is responsible for Family Planning and Ryan White programs. Completes required reports and collects required specimens.
Application deadline: March 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.