Career Board

Organizational members receive free job postings on this Career Board; non-members pay $250 for a 60 day post.

Not a member? Click here for more information.
To place a free or paid job posting, please contact the APHN office at 614-846-1777. Email: [email protected]


 
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Program Manager - Public Health Nursing

 

About the Position
San Joaquin County Public Health Services is seeking an experienced public health professional to join the leadership team. The Program Manager of Public Health Nursing serves as the Disease Control and Prevention (DCP) unit Manager. This is a core position found in every local health department and is pivotal in leading public health efforts to reduce the instances of communicable diseases in the community. The importance of the
DCP unit’s mission cannot be understated and it’s success starts with the strong leadership of the Program Manager.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate would have extensive knowledge and experience in developing and implementing communicable disease prevention programs for a diverse community. Because so many factors impact health, it cannot be done in a vacuum. This individual would be highly skilled at partnering across multiple sectors and leveraging data and resources to address social, environmental, and economic conditions that affect health and health equity.

An ideal candidate would embrace PHS’ evolving horizontal leadership style and work closely with other managers across the department as part of the management team. This individual would also “model the way” for DCP staff to experiment with new ways to work across programmatic boundaries. Key to success, this leadership role requires an individual who knows how to gain trust – and how to trust. This also requires excellent communication skills.

About the department
The Disease Control and Prevention unit works as a team to provide appropriate services and interventions to reduce the incidence of communicable diseases in San Joaquin County with a mission to build the foundation for a healthy future. The DCP unit includes the Tuberculosis and HIV/STD programs as well as all remaining reportable communicable diseases. The DCP unit works closely with the Epidemiology, Public Health Laboratory, and Public Health Emergency Preparedness teams. Together, these programs work to attain and secure equitable health outcomes for the extraordinarily diverse population of San Joaquin County.

To view the Disease Control and Prevention program page, please follow this link.

Position Brochure
Program Manager PH Nursing DCP 0821.pdf

Apply at: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SJQ/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=0821&R2=RH1820&R3=01

 

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE SUPERVISOR
Morrow County, Oregon
Salary: $71,160 - $100,128

Located in northern Oregon along the Columbia River, Morrow County is a combination of natural agricultural lands, abundant recreational activities, and vast forest, mountain, and river views. With a population of roughly 12,000, Morrow County covers 2,049 acres which encompasses 5 incorporated cities, 11 unincorporated communities, and a ghost town. In the foothills of the Blue Mountains in central Morrow County, the county seat of Heppner offers small town living, affordable housing, a mild climate, and close access to outdoor recreation all year long.

Morrow County’s Public Health Department provides a variety of programs including, Babies First, CARE Program, CaCoon Program, Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Family Planning, Maternity Case Management, Morrow Community Health Assessment, Nurse-Family Partnership, Tobacco Prevention and Education Program, and COVID 19 Vaccine News. The department operates with a budget of $1,559,374 and 11 FTEs.

The Public Health Nurse Supervisor is a newly created position. Under the general supervision of the Public Health Director, the Public Health Nurse Supervisor will have a high level of autonomy and will function as a member of the Public Health Management Team to assist with the administration of public health services provided by the County. The Nurse Supervisor develops and implements department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities, while providing administrative direction to program managers and coordinators. The Public Health Nurse Supervisor will supervise the professional nursing staff and paraprofessional employees who provide public health nursing services; and plans, develops, manages, and implements public health programs for communities, families, and individuals.

A bachelor’s or associate degree in Nursing is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must also have 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in the principles of public health, the practice of public health administration, management principles, community health services, or nursing experience. The selected candidate is required to have a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon by the time of hire and will be required to maintain valid CPR and First Aid Certifications. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training will be considered.

For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Morrow County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: September 12, 2021 (open until filled).

 

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Public Health Nurse (Entry)

Recruitment #21-332030-01

Approximate Salary $36.76 - $44.69/hour; $6,372.45 - $7,745.75/month

Opening Date 7/23/2021 08:00:00 AM

Final Filing Date 8/13/2021 5:00:00 PM

Contact Information Carlise Mickens (707) 784-6188

Type of Recruitment Open Competitive

Public Health Nurses promote community health maintenance through health assessment, education and counseling in the detection, prevention and control of disease.
In this position you will work with individuals and/or families within the County in clinics operated by the department.  As a Public Health Nurse - Entry you will learn public health practices and departmental procedures while gaining needed experience to demonstrate perform at the fully qualified professional level.  Clients typically have limited knowledge of health principles, nutrition, disease process, appropriate care or available resources. 

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Experience:
Some clinical nursing experience is desirable

Education/Training:
A Bachelor’s degree is required in Nursing

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and possession of or ability to obtain certification in Public Health Nursing.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required.
To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15980

 

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Assistant Chief Nursing Officer – County of San Diego

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

The Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) of the County of San Diego is seeking online applications and résumés from highly qualified individuals to serve as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer – Medical Care Services. This executive management position will work directly with the Chief Nursing Officer and other clinical leaders to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate nursing operations for public health regional clinic services, home-visiting and other nursing programs; assist in formulating, evaluating, and implementing clinical nursing policies and procedures; and align nursing activities and programs with the Live Well San Diego vision.

Click here to view a detailed brochure including the responsibilities and requirements of the position.

A first review of résumés will be conducted on August 9, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a résumé as soon as possible for consideration. 

You may complete an online application at  https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr/; select the Current Job Postings link for Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, Job Number 21092806U.

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Public Health Nurse III - Center Nurse Coordinator

Salary - $66,148.16 - $110,247.07 Annually
Location - ALEXANDRIA (MM03), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 21-01508
Closing - 8/13/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S26
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3167502/public-health-nurse-iii-center-nurse-coordinator?keywords=public%20health%20nurse&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
 
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under general supervision of the Public Health Nurse IV, the Center Nurse Coordinator (CNC) is responsible for the daily management and oversight for a specialized population of individuals, 18 and older, with cognitive and physical diagnoses, served in an Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC). Responsible for ensuring operational compliance with state and local regulations. The CNC uses a person-centered approach to the provision of direct services and care coordination through collaboration with the primary care provider, family caregiver and other service providers to meet the pyscho/social/physical needs of the ADHC participants. The Center Nurse Coordinator manages the center's fiscal/human/material resources, to ensure provision of quality services within allocated funds. Provides coaching and performance management of staff, and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the center based on established performance metrics.

For more information about the Adult Day Health Care Center program click here: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/adult-day-health-care

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus three years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education, including two years in a public health/community health setting; plus at least one year experience in a public health/community health specialty area or supervisory responsibilities. 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Driver's License
AED-Required within 60 days
CPR -Required within 60 days

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred candidate will have a minimum of five years' experience providing health services to geriatric patients, be well-trained and knowledgeable in the area of dementia care. Must possess at least three years of direct supervisory experience or have demonstrated work experience monitoring and directing the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Models outstanding customer service skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other information systems such as an electronic health records system. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.     

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background investigation, a Child Protective Services (CPS) check, a driving record check, and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand for long periods of time (i.e.: 1 to 2 hours), bend, sit, kneel, reach, climb stairs and participate in recreational therapy. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read date on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to carry equipment and assist with client transfers from sitting to standing and lift up to 30 pounds. Ability to drive a vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.     

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. 
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
 

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Fairfax County Government Job Announcement


Asst. Director, Health Services (Integrated Health, LTC, Nursing Education & Research)

Salary - $81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Hourly W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 21-01442
Closing - 8/6/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S31
Posting Type - Open to General Public

To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3158114/asst-director-health-services-integrated-health-ltc-nursing-education-rese?keywords=asst&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Job Announcement
The Fairfax Health Department is the largest public health department in Virginia, serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds throughout Fairfax County, as well as the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon, Vienna and Clifton. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to protecting, promoting and improving the health and quality of life for all in our community.

The Fairfax County Health Department is looking for a visionary leader to join its Executive Management team to help drive the transition from Public Health (PH) 2.0 to PH 3.0. This organizational shift in culture and philosophy requires an Assistant Division Director of Health Services who embraces change, is data driven, a strategic thinker and self-directed. This position provides programmatic development, implementation, planning and evaluation for the Division of Health Services in the areas of integrated health services, long-term care, research and staff development to assure successful achievement of the Division's objectives and to support the agency strategic plan. Expectations also include policy development and implementation oversight for the programs under the incumbent’s direction. A focus on health equity is at the core of the Health Services Division.

The Assistant Division Director of Health Services will assist in the development and implementation of health equity initiatives including building internal and external capacity to address the social determinants and root causes of health inequities through planning, implementation, and evaluation of processes. Critical to this position is the ability to develop positive working relationships with other Health and Human Service agencies, non-profits and for-profit organizations demonstrating the ability to form alliances with traditional and nontraditional partners. Partnering across multiple sectors and leveraging data and resources to address social, environmental, and economic conditions that affect health and health equity.

This position will be expected to establish and maintain information technology solutions used to enhance health care operations; to include assistance with implementation and management of an electronic medical record (EMR) and the collection and analysis of data to identify public health trends, populations in need and gaps in services. This position is expected to have experience supporting and managing an electronic health system. Experience developing and evaluating the effectiveness of population health initiatives. The development, implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary County Care Coordination Teams designed to provide support to high-risk safety net clients. This will include efforts to promote the integration of primary care, behavioral health, oral health, public health in community-based settings to include the Federally Qualified Health Centers.

Incumbent in this position will play an integral role in the recruitment, retention and development of employees to achieve a competent workforce in the Health Services Division.
 
Employment Standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a master's degree in nursing, public health, healthcare administration or other health related post-graduate degree; plus six (6) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in public health, community health, nursing administration, public administration or related field; to include two (2) years in a position of supervisory capacity.

 CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Driver's License
  • AED - Required within 60 days
  • CPR - Required within 60 days

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a sanction screening, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
This position is considered "Emergency Service Personnel"

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred candidate will have at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in a senior level leadership role overseeing and/or managing public health programs. Extensive knowledge and experience in public health, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, community health planning in a public health or healthcare setting. Thorough knowledge and application of principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology. Experience promoting health initiatives designed to promote health equity. Experience developing health initiatives with a strong community engagement component. Ideal candidate will have exposure to population health and health integration initiatives; experience supporting health care safety net systems. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across all staffing levels. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Proficient Informatics skills and computer skills. Knowledge and experience in program development, budget development, and quality improvement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.      
 
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. 
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

  

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https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/3137436/temporary-public-health-nurse-iii?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Monterey County Health Department

Salinas, CA 93906

Temporary Public Health Nurse III
Salary: $8,039.20 - $10,980.49 Monthly
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Number: 21/52E23/07LPC

Summary of Position
The Health Department’s Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill a full time Temporary Public Health Nurse III position to coordinate program activities and provide specialized services in our Communicable Diseases Unit (CD). The Temporary position is funded through June 30, 2023.

The Temporary Public Health Nurse III (PHN III) in the CD Unit is responsible for the prevention, investigation, and control of outbreaks of infectious diseases in congregate living facilities, schools, correctional facilities, and large work sites by conducting on-site inspections. The Temporary PHN III will provide training and educational outreach on methods and procedures for preventing and controlling infectious diseases, as well as gather and compile data for required reports. The Temporary PHN III will attend meetings and conferences and provide information to other County departments and agencies to prevent and control infectious diseases.  

A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise. 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE 
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: 

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of public health nursing.

Working knowledge of:

  • Community aspects of nursing programs including provisions for continuity of patient care, nursing services in health programs and nursing care in the home.
  • Epidemiologic investigations; causes, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases and illness, handicapping conditions, mental illness and other disabling conditions.
  • Environmental, sociological and psychological problems associated with public health nursing clients and families.
  • Principles and procedures involved with family planning, sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, child growth and development, and communicable diseases.
  • Normal and abnormal human physiological development and behavior patterns.
  • Prevention, detection, reporting and treatment to specific public health programs.
  • The laws, codes and standards applicable to specific public health programs.
  • The use of community resources for assistance in public health programs. 

Some Knowledge of:

  • The principles and practices used in public health program coordination and implementation.
  • Principles and practices of staff supervision and development. 
  • Federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing public health. 
  • Principles of mental health. 
  • Basic statistical concepts.
  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, methods and terminology used in communicable diseases. 

Skills to:

  • Assess potential infectious disease problems and take appropriate action. 
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise written reports. 
  • Communicate effectively on infection control matters to groups, staff, and other health professionals. 
  • Work effectively with minimum supervision. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 

Ability to:

  • Use common medical instruments. 
  • Analyze, evaluate and draw logical conclusions from data; evaluate problems, policies, procedures and formulate an effective course of action.
  • Think creatively; develop new methods, procedures or approaches to achieve program goals; exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment in identifying and solving administrative and technical problems.
  • Work independently with little or no direct supervision.
  • Plan, prioritize, direct and review the work of others. 
  • Communicate effectively in writing to prepare a variety of reports and records.
  • Work effectively with public and others contacted during work.
  • Understand, interpret and apply rules, laws, policies and regulations relative to specific public health programs.
  • Read, understand and apply oral and written policies and procedures.
  • Independently manage an assigned caseload.
  • Communicate verbally to address groups and individuals.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Organized.
  • Effective leadership
  • Proficient in the use of technology.
  • Employee excellent and courteous customer service.
  • Team facilitator.
  • Sensitivity, both culturally and linguistically.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Pursuant to Title 17 of the California Administrative Code, possession of a license in active status, to practice as a registered nurse in California and possession of a Public Health Nursing Certificate. 
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. 
  • Health Department will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays and during times of disaster or emergency. 
  • May be exposed to infections respiratory secretions and bodily fluids.

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Possession of a valid Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC).
  • Bilingual language skills (English-Spanish)

Examples of Experience/Education/Training
The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically: 
 
Experience: Two years of extensive experience in public health nursing. 

For complete information see the class specification/job description on our website at:  
https://www2.co.monterey.ca.us/pages/hr/class-specs/52E23.pdf 

Additional Information
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
TO APPLY: Submit the following to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA  93906 by the priority screening date of July 23, 2021 for a guaranteed review.

  • Monterey County Employment Application
  • Responses to the Supplemental Questions

Or apply on-line
at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/3137436/temporary-public-health-nurse-iii?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Resumes may be submitted in addition to, but will not be accepted in lieu of, required application materials. 

All application materials must be received by the priority screening date of July 23, 2021 for a guaranteed review. Please be aware if the application form and responses to supplemental questions are not submitted timely with other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. Resumes may be submitted but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials.

Application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination. 

For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4519.

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at 831-755-4946.
  • Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.
  • If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed below.


BENEFITS:

  • Sick Leave Accrual: This position accrues sick leave in accordance with the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014.
  • California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS):  This temporary assignment is scheduled to last for more than 6  months and therefore the incumbent will automatically be enrolled into CalPERS. As a participant in CalPERS, the incumbents mandatory share of cost will be automatically be deducted from the incumbent’s paycheck.
  • This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "S" MOU prevails over this listing.

An Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace 

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Oregon Health Authority

Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant (Public Health Nurse 2)

REQ-69418
Close date: 11/03/2021
Salary: $5977 to $9073 monthly
Location: Portland, OR

NOTE: This position requires an unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License or the ability to acquire an Oregon Registered Nursing License within the first three months of employment.

This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section, Oregon Reproductive Health (RH) Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant to provide expert consultation and technical assistance for the Oregon Reproductive Health Program. The RH Program is dedicated to ensuring people in Oregon have access to high-quality reproductive and sexual health services, knowledge, and resources through partnerships with clinics, community organizations, and policy makers. The RH Program provides program planning, policy development, guidance, organization, support and implementation for activities and projects related to ensuring that every person in Oregon has reproductive autonomy.

This position is based in Oregon as frequent travel throughout the state is required. Some of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times when the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.

What will you do?
As the Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant, you will provide clinical leadership related to reproductive health to assure the provision of culturally responsive, high-quality reproductive health care among certified clinics across the state.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing clinical and programmatic support to the Reproductive Health Program team in the developing and maintaining clinical protocols, analyzing clinical data, program planning, and other activities.
  • Working collaboratively with the Reproductive Health Program team to assess and provide education, training, and technical support to clinics serving diverse communities.
  • Identifying innovative approaches to meeting community needs, particularly as they relate to current challenges in the delivery of healthcare.
  • Supporting clinics across the state that primarily serve low-income communities, youth, rural and frontier communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and Black, Indigenous, Tribal communities, and communities of color.
  • Embracing and utilizing a culturally responsive, innovative, and client centered approach to assuring all people have reproductive health autonomy.
  • Assuring compliance with RH program requirements through a variety of monitoring and review activities, including remote and onsite clinical reviews.

What's in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

We offer full medical, vision, and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. This position allows for a flexible schedule and a good work-life balance. If you are an experienced public health nurse with reproductive health experience, apply today.

What are we looking for?

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor's degree in nursing and five years of recent (within the last ten years) reproductive health nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative or teaching experience or a master's degree in nursing and four years of recent (within the last ten years) reproductive health nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative, or teaching experience;

OR

A current unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License or the ability to obtain an Oregon Registered Nursing License within the first three months of employment.

Requested Skills

  • Bi-lingual and bi-cultural preferred, with the opportunity to receive a pay differential. 
  • Significant clinical experience and expertise in reproductive and sexual health in a safety net clinic
  • Extensive knowledge about the practice and principles of nursing and public health nursing
  • Understanding of systemic and structural racism and how it affects communities of color.
  • Experience training and educating providers on cultural responsiveness; contraceptive management and counseling; how to take patients’ sexual history; non-biased options counseling including abortion; HIV/STD testing, counseling, and management; reproductive health screenings, guidelines, and issues.
  • Experience effectively communicating and collaborating with health officials and decision makers in community organizations.
  • Experience developing and writing policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Experience developing clinic workflows and trouble-shooting areas of improvement.
  • Experience working with diverse populations, such as immigrant, refugee, tribal and Latino communities within Oregon.
  • Experience supervising or managing in a clinical setting.
  • Technology skill set to keep all data secure whether working onsite or remotely.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

How to Apply
To view the announcement and apply, please visit the following link:
https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--OHA--Oregon-Street/Reproductive-Health-Nurse-Consultant--Public-Health-Nurse-2-_REQ-69418

Contact Information
Cyndi Phipps-Roman
503-569-0066

 

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