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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.
 
 

CLATSOP COUNTY - Public Health Nurse II – Home Visitor – Astoria, OR
This position… Full-time 37.5 hours per week $28.44 - $34.57/hr (DOQ)
+ benefits including PERS
PHN  II – Home Visitor to provide professional nursing specializing in health services to infants, children, pregnant women, breastfeeding, and special health care needs in home environments.  Announcement and application are available on the Clatsop County website at http://www.co.clatsop.or.us under “Job Openings.” Complete and submit application per website directions. 

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

Application deadline: Open until filled.     
 
Contact information: 503-325-1000, Ext 1300
 
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
 

MARION COUNTY – Public Health Worker (PHW) 3, Bilingual – Marion County Health Department, Salem, OR
The PHW 3 will work with nurses in our communicable disease investigation program.  Duties include interviews of people with sexually transmitted infections, delivering medications to TB clients and other related work.  On-the-job training will be provided.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.marion.or.us/BS/HR/pages/jobs.aspx

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.    
 
Contact information: Shannon Schmidtke sschmidtke@co.marion.or.us 503-584-4824
 
MARION COUNTY – Public Health Nurse (PHN) 2 – Marion County Health Department, Salem, OR
We have two (2) PHN positions open.  One for reproductive health/ STI clinic services is bilingual required.  The second is in our communicable disease investigation program (also includes STI and TB case management).

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.marion.or.us/BS/HR/Pages/jobs.aspx
 
Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.     
 
Contact information: Shannon Schmidtke sschmidtke@co.marion.or.us 503-584-4824

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: http://www.co.marion.or.us/BS/HR/Pages/jobs.aspx.
 
Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.     
 
Contact information: Shannon Schmidtke sschmidtke@co.marion.or.us 503-584-4824

MARION COUNTY – Public Health Worker (PHW) 1, Bilingual – Marion County Health Department, Salem, OR
The PHW 1 will work in our reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections clinic.  Duties include rooming clients, drawing blood, preparing specimens for transport, ordering and restocking supplies, and other clinic-based work.  On-the-job training will be provided. 

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.marion.or.us/BS/HR/Pages/jobs.aspx

Application deadline: Open until sufficient applications are received.     
 
Contact information: Shannon Schmidtke Schmidtke@co.marion.or.us 503-584-4824
 
 

MULTNOMAH COUNTY – Community Health Nurse (RN) –Bilingual Spanish - Multnomah County Health Department – Portland, OR
Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Nurse- Bilingual- Spanish for the North Portland Health Center at 9000 North Lombard, Portland, Oregon 97203.

Community Health Nurses provide comprehensive community health nursing services directed toward the prevention of disease and the promotion of health in the community by using professional nursing diagnosis, judgment in assessment, evaluation, screening, counseling and referral.

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

Application deadline: Open until filled.     
 
Contact information:  Sarah Rawson, Recruiter
Multnomah County Health Department
421 SW Oak St., Portland, OR 97204
503-988-8732

MULTNOMAH COUNTY – Nursing Program Manager 2-Corrections Health (MCDC/Justice Center Jail – Health Department – Portland, OR
This position requires the application of technical knowledge of the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections, and management knowledge and skills to assure that our clients receive care at or above the community standard. This position requires initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive changes in this constantly changing medical/corrections environment, and the capacity to perform work independently following fiscal and program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining an excellent working relationship with all levels of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) management and staff are critical.
Corrections Health is a blend of hospital care, emergency care, home health, diagnostic services and clinical services. The ethical and legal parameters of public health enable us to deliver health care to each individual without bias. The umbrella of responsibility for screening and treating communicable disease conditions is to protect the community in and out of jail.

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

Application deadline: Continuous    

Contact information: Sarah Rawson, RN, MN, CNS, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak Street, Suite 210, Portland, OR 97204
sarah.j.rawson@multco.us
503-988-8732
 

POLK COUNTY - Nurse Practitioner  (Contracted position – part time) – 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.      

Contact information:   HR@co.polk.or.us

YAMHILL COUNTY – Public Health Nurse – Yamhill County Health Department, McMinnville, OR
Yamhill County Health & Human Services is seeking a full-time registered nurse to work in Maternal Child Health programs to providing home visits for pregnant women and families with young children. This position also provides clinic coverage one day per week in our immunizations and reproductive health programs.  Unencumbered RN license required. Preference may be given to candidates with public health and/or behavioral health experience, and/or Spanish language skills. A valid license to drive in Oregon and a good driving record are also required.

For a full description of this job go to: http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/content/employment-listings
 
Application deadline: May 6, 2016
 
Contact information: Lindsey Manfrin, RN  phone 503.434.7525  manfrinl@co.yamhill.or.us

 
    YAMHILL COUNTY – PH Clinic Nurse – Yamhill County Health Department – McMinnville, OR

    Yamhill County Health & Human Services is seeking candidates for a full-time registered nurse position in our public health clinic. This position works in multiple programs including Reproductive Health and Immunizations and serves as the clinic’s Immunization Coordinator.
    Unencumbered RN license required. Ability to work effectively as part of a team, excellent communication skills, and proficiency in computer use including basic office software.

    Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, public health experience, and/or Spanish language skills.

    For more information and to apply, visit http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr.

    Application deadline: May 11, 2016     

    Contact information: Lindsey Manfrin, 503.434.7525  manfrinl@co.yamhill.or.us