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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 Division jobs or browse the State of Oregon Jobs page.


BENTON COUNTY – Registered Nurse Care Coordinator & Public Health Nurse – Benton County Health Services – Corvallis, OR
Registered Nurse Care Coordinator (RNCC) with Community Health Centers:
The RNCC works as a member of a multidisciplinary care team to provide patients a variety of nursing services. This includes care coordination, health education, nursing assessment, patient triage, and medication counseling. Care is provided to clients of all age ranges.

Public Health Nurse (PHN) with Public Health:
The PHN provides nursing assessment, health education, and care coordination with pregnant women, families and children. The PHN may visit pregnant woman and families at the Health Department or may do home visits. The PHN may also participate in community planning meetings or coordination meetings to provide expertise or build partnership with community resources. The PHN also has a role in addressing and preventing communicable diseases and promoting immunizations.

For a full description of this job go to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bentonor/default.cfm

Application deadline: Open until filled.

Contact information: Dianna Bagenski, HR Liaison 541-766-6837
 
 

DESCHUTES COUNTY – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner –Deschutes County Health Services- Bend, OR
Position works as part of a mental health treatment team serving clients with a variety of diagnosis. Incumbent will be responsible for performing comprehensive psychiatric assessments and diagnosis; prescribing psychotropic medications to clients with psychiatric and or substance abuse disorders; determining the medical necessity of proposed mental health services; and working collaboratively with other mental health practitioners, primary care providers and community partners. Primary population will be adults, but based on background and experience, position may also provide services to children and/or adolescents. Deschutes County provides services in Redmond, Bend and La Pine offices. Position may provide services in multiple locations.
 
For a full description and to apply for this job go to: www.deschutes.org/jobs  and click on Current Openings under the Job and Volunteer Center.
 
Application deadline: Open until filled.     
 
Contact information: employment@deschutes.org
 

 
DESCHUTES COUNTY – Nurse Corrections – Bend, OR
 
Performs professional nursing duties in a correctional facility. Incumbent is responsible for physical assessments, verification of medication and treatment, TB testing, documentation of medical care, scheduling and conducting sick calls. Duties include communicating with medical, mental health, and public health communities, alcohol and or drug detoxification, administering medications, scheduling out-of-facility physician and dental appointments, maintaining statistics, and resolving medical bills.
 
For a full description and to apply for this job go to: www.deschutes.org/jobs  and click on Current Openings under the Job and Volunteer Center.
 
Application deadline: Open until filled.     
 
Contact information: employment@deschutes.org
 
 

LANE COUNTY – Public Health Nursing Supervisor – Public Health/Maternal Child Health – Eugene, OR

This position’s duties will include, but are not limited to: planning, organizing and supervising nursing and paraprofessional staff in the Maternal Child Health program of Public Health, working collaboratively with the nursing supervisor for the Nurse Family Partnership program and with the Coordinated Care Organization for provision of nurse home visiting services.
 
For a full description of this job go to: www.lanecounty.org/jobs

Application deadline: Open Until Filled   

Contact information: Lane County Human Resources 125 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR  97401

    LANE COUNTY – Public Health Nursing Supervisor – Public Health/Maternal Child Health – Eugene, OR
    This position’s duties will include, but are not limited to: planning, organizing and supervising nursing and paraprofessional staff in the Maternal Child Health program of Public Health, working collaboratively with the nursing supervisor for the Nurse Family Partnership program and with the Coordinated Care Organization for provision of nurse home visiting services.
     
    For a full description of this job go to: www.lanecounty.org/jobs

    Application deadline: Open Until Filled   

    Contact information: Lane County Human Resources 125 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR  97401
     

     
    Umatilla County – Environmental Health Specialist I or II – Umatilla County Health Department – Pendleton, OR
     
    This position inspects restaurants, mobile food units and temporary restaurants to assure compliance with the laws and rules; instructs food handlers on proper food handling procedures and equipment maintenance; participates in food handler classes required for certifications. Investigates complaints and disease outbreaks concerning food, water, animals, sewage disposal and communicable disease as required by law. Inspects public swimming pools, spa pools, traveler’s accommodations, and recreation parks and campgrounds for compliance with state laws and regulations; prepares compliance schedules and assists in arranging for necessary improvements. Reviews plans for proposed food service establishments, swimming pools, spa pools, tourist and travelers accommodation and care facilities to assure compliance to rules. Inspects care facilities and schools for food service, water supplies, sewage disposal, solid waste practices, and general cleanliness and safety; arranges for necessary improvements. Maintains records of inspections and other activities; prepares reports and recommendations; completes reports for state as requested/required.
      
    For a full description of this job go to:  http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/hr/index.html
     
    Application deadline: Open until filled­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­