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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 – Registered Nurse Care Coordinator –  Benton County Health Services – Corvallis, OR
Benton Health Services focuses on identifying barriers to accessing health care and reaching out to vulnerable populations. The Health Center is committed to improving health outcomes through a team based, medical home model with a strong focus on prevention and chronic disease management. We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated registered nurse to join our team. The Registered Nurse Care Coordinator provides case management, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling to patients within the primary care home and may provide some services in public health.

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Application deadline: Open until filled   

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BENTON COUNTY – Public Health Data Analyst - Epidemiologist – Benton County – Corvallis, OR  
This position serves as primary technical resource for planning, developing, collecting, managing, and analyzing population health data to inform and improve programs and policies. Collaborates with internal and community partners to educate and facilitate the use of data to improve the public’s health. Supports epidemiologic investigations used in the prevention and control of disease and foodborne outbreaks. Works in an innovative, high paced environment, researching and presenting data, integrating health equity approaches, and participating in development of a regional health assessment.
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Application deadline: This recruitment is open until filled, with an initial consideration date of 2/20/2015.      
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BENTON COUNTY – Public Health Nurses –  Benton County Health Services – Corvallis, OR
Benton County Health Services – Public Health works to protect the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works or visits Benton County. We focus on preventing health problems before they occur. Our programs strive to create community conditions that help reduce health disparities so all people have an equal chance for a long and healthy life.  We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated registered nurse to join our home visiting team. This public health nurse will provide nursing assessment, health education, and care coordination with pregnant women, families and children. In addition to serving families in public health, there may be an opportunity to increase the FTE with nursing care coordination in our Community Health Centers.
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    LANE COUNTY – Community Health Nurse 1 or 2 – Public Health/Maternal Child Health – Eugene, OR
    This position will work in the Public Health Maternal & Child Health home visiting program and provide home nursing visits to eligible pregnant women, babies and children with special health care needs.  This position supports the families through providing case management, care coordination, education, and community resource connections.
    There is more than one position available.
    Possible loan repayment options are available.
    For a full description of this job go to:

    Application deadline:
     Open until filled.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­     
    Contact information:  Lane County Human Resources, 125 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR  97401

    POLK COUNTY - NURSE PRACTITIONER  – Polk County Public Health – Dallas, OR
    This position… Provides expert in-depth nursing care in the defined area of clinical specialty. Works with individuals, families and groups as well as contributing to in-service and community education. Analyze, evaluate and plan with families and the community to promote health and to prevent health concerns and problems.   

    For a full description of this job go to: WWW.CO.POLK.OR.US

    Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications received.      

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