Below is a list of some of the public health related jobs available in Oregon local health departments.
OREGON PUBLIC HEALTH - OFFICE OF COMMUNITY LIAISON – Public Health Nurse II – Oregon Health Authority – Portland, OR
This position coordinates the Public Health Division’s Triennial Reviews of Local Health Departments serving as a liaison between Division program reviewers and LHD staff. Provides technical assistance on nursing programs and administrative requirements to LHDs. Works directly with assigned committees of the Conference of Local Health Officials and with Public Health Division committees and work groups on issues affecting LHDs.
Application deadline: 12/26/13 The first review of applications will occur on December 12, 2013. Therefore, at the agency's discretion, application materials received after December 11, 2013 may not receive consideration.
Jan Kaplan, MSW, Office of Community Liaison Manager, 971-673-1232; email@example.com
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 – Health Services Director – Health Services – Bend, OR
Deschutes County is actively searching for a Health Services Director. The position is open due to the planned retirement of the incumbent, Scott Johnson, who has worked for Deschutes County for twenty years and as the Health Services Director for five years. The Health Services Director reports to the County Administrator.
Application deadline: This position is open until filled with the first review of applications on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid-February, 2014.
1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201
Bend, OR 97701
DOUGLAS COUNTY – Community Health Nurse 1 – Douglas County Health and Social Services/Public Health Division - Roseburg, OR
This public health nursing position works within the Public Health Clinic, which includes Reproductive Health, Prenatal, Immunizations, STD and HIV services.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Contact information: Douglas County Human Resources, Courthouse, Room 322, Roseburg, OR 97470; (541) 440-4405.
DOUGLAS COUNTY – Community Health Nurse 2 – Douglas County Health and Social Services/Public Health Division– Roseburg, OR
This position works within the Public Health Division’s Field Staff Unit and is assigned to a geographic location providing Maternal and Child Health Home Visiting Services. Essential Functions: Provides direct nursing services in the home. Serves families during pregnancy and early childhood. Provides education, support and assistance with community resources. This nurse participates in Public Health program activities as a professional member of a health care team providing services to the community and performs other services as required. This position provides coverage as needed in Public Health clinics which include immunization, family planning, and outlying clinics.
Application deadline: Open until position is filled
1036 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg, OR 97470, 541-957-4896 or 541-440-4405
LINCOLN COUNTY – Environmental Health Specialist Trainee or Registered Environmental Health Specialist – Lincoln County Health & Human Services – Newport, OR
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST TRAINEE:
During approximately the first six months of service while orienting and training, performs a variety of survey and investigative duties of an introductory nature in the field of environmental health. Thereafter, performs professional level environmental health work, under supervision, in conducting surveys, inspections and investigations and assisting in the planning, promotion and carrying out of a program for the maintenance and improvement of the public's health; performs related duties as required.
REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST:
Performs professional level environmental health work with little supervision. Responsibilities include: conducting surveys, training, plan reviews, inspections and investigations in compliance with contracts and/or the Oregon Administrative Rules. Participates in epidemiological surveillance and investigations to report, monitor and control communicable disease and other health hazards. Participates in emergency response activities.
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
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 is responsible for the development, direction, coordination, and administration of the Public Health services and programs. Assures Federal and State regulations are met. Develops and recommends public health policies, prepares various statistical, financial and special reports; prepares departmental budget; validates and monitors expenditures. Performs complete scope of supervisory duties including assigns work, evaluations, discipline, hires, instructs, schedules and approves leaves. Represents the County Health Department before the public, state and national health organizations and media. Applications must be filed online at: http://www.malheurco.orgFor a full description of this job go to: www.malheurco.org
Application deadline: Open until filled
UNION COUNTY – Clinic Nurse – Center for Human Development – La Grande, OR
Clinic Nurse for Center for Human Development: Creative person with strong assessment, organizational and decision-making skills needed to join our self-directed team of professionals. Responsibilities include providing patient care for family planning, immunizations, communicable disease and other public health clinical services. Current RN license required.
Send cover letter and application located on our website www.chdind.org
to CHD, Inc. Attn: Susie 2301 Cove Avenue., La Grande, OR 97850 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: Open until filled