Job Opportunities- December 1

Full-Time Tobacco Prevention & Education Coordinator Position Opening for Douglas County

As part of Adapt’s Prevention Department, the Tobacco Prevention & Education (TPEP) Coordinator performs a variety of health education and coordination activities pertaining to tobacco and chronic disease prevention, following guidance and requirements outlined by the Oregon Health Authority, Tobacco Prevention & Education Program. The TPEP coordinator works with a wide network of community partners and stakeholders to promote a healthy Douglas County.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a health or education field with three years of experience working in public health. Candidates may also possess a Master’s degree in public health or education with at least one year of experience in public health. This is a full time position.

Adapt is a nonprofit organization providing world class primary care, addictions prevention and treatment, and behavior health services. Adapt offers competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits.

For more information about this position or to apply, please contact Amy Harris, Adapt HR Representative at amyh@adapt-or.org or call 541.492.0168. If you’d like to know more about the beautiful area of Roseburg, visit www.visitroseburg.com. For more about Adapt please visit www.adaptoregon.org.

Job Opportunities- November 17

Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon: Coalition Coordinator, Southern Oregon Health Equity Coalition (SO Health-E)

SO Health-E is a cross-sector Regional Health Equity Coalition working to advance policy, systems, and environmental changes that promote equity and address social determinants of health. The Coalition Coordinator plays a vital role in driving SO Heath-E’s work in Jackson and Josephine Counties, providing day-to-day support and facilitation of Coalition efforts.  The Coalition will meet regularly in each county via quarterly Community Assemblies, monthly Steering Committee Meetings, and Work Groups that focus on specific areas. The Coordinator will work closely with these groups, helping to achieve effective communication, engagement, and decision-making within and between groups. The Coordinator serves as chief capacity builder for health equity by identifying and cultivating asset-based and community-based leadership, fostering cross sector engagement, and helping focus work on systems improvement.

This position requires the capacity to facilitate and understand complex diversity and equity conversations.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to build rapport with communities of color and other priority populations, and build strong relationships with diverse individuals and organizations. The ideal candidate will be committed to Collective Impact principles and have experience working with community-led initiatives.

This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. To apply send a cover letter and resume to hiring.committee@hccso.org.

Job Opportunities – October 20, 2016

Oregon Health Authority: Program Analyst 3 (Policy Specialist)

The Policy Specialist evaluates and recommends program priorities to achieve state program goals and funding requirements. The Policy Specialist recommends statewide policies, procedures and priorities consistent with the mission and policies of the Oregon Health Authority. The Policy Specialist recommends legislative concepts to address chronic disease prevention, tobacco control, and related chronic disease risk factors including but not limited to obesity. This position provides strategic coordination and assistance to County Health Departments in the enforcement of state policies and the development, implementation and enforcement of local policies to address chronic disease prevention, tobacco control and obesity prevention. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with members of local, state and national agencies, community organizations and various program stakeholders and contractors.

This recruitment is for one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). The recruitment is open until October 30, 2016. Learn more and apply here.

Job Opportunities – October 6, 2016

Oregon Health Authority: Community Programs Liaisons

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section of the Oregon Health Authority is seeking two full-time Community Programs Liaisons to help promote community change to decrease tobacco use, increase physical activity, assure access to healthy foods, and promote access to chronic disease self-management programs. In this role, you will join a large team of dedicated professionals tackling some of Oregon’s greatest health challenges within the state’s public health system.

This recruitment is for two full-time, permanent positions located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). The recruitment is open until October 10, 2016. Learn more and apply here.

Oregon Health Authority: Health Promotion Strategist

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (HPCDP) is seeking a full-time Health Promotion Strategist to design innovative social marketing campaigns built to support or accelerate health objectives such as decreasing tobacco use, increasing physical activity, assuring access to healthy foods, and promoting access to chronic disease self-management programs. In this role, you will join a large team of dedicated professionals tackling some of Oregon’s greatest health challenges within the state’s public health system.

This recruitment is for one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). The recruitment is open until October 14, 2016. Learn more and apply here.

 

Job Opportunities – September 8, 2016

Public Health Fellowship

A research fellowship opportunity is currently available in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), based in Seattle, Washington.

OASH Region X encompasses the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. This position will support HHS/OASH/Surgeon General and Region X Priorities and Initiatives related to disease prevention and health promotion.  This project will focus on the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI), Adult Immunizations/Adult Immunization Plan, Opiate Use Reduction, Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties (LMCTC) and other public health programs.  The fellow will participate by providing support and/or leadership under the direction of the Regional Health Administrator (RHA) in collaboration with the OASH Region X staff on various projects of public significance and function as a member of the Region X OASH Team. More information about this job opportunity can be found here.

Job Opportunities – August 25, 2016

LGBT HealthLink is seeking Director

CenterLink is looking for a dynamic individual to lead our CDC funded LGBT HealthLink project.  The organization is looking for someone with solid grant oversite and teambuilding experience who also brings a strong background in cancer and tobacco control LGBT health Disparities.  With two years left on this project, CenterLink wants to make sure that they maintain the stellar performance bringing resources and assistance to the strong network that has been built over several years. The position will be based in Fort Lauderdale at the CenterLink offices. Attached you will find the position description. Resumes and a cover letter should be sent to Donna Solomon Carter at donna@lgbtcenters.org.  The interview process is anticipated to begin in early September.

Health Educator position in Linn County Public Health

This position will focus on tobacco-related health promotion and disease prevention activities. Linn County Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP) focuses on moving policy, system and environmental changes forward in specific sectors using evidence based practices to reduce second-hand smoke exposure, and reduce tobacco use and initiation. TPEP supports the community in creating environments where the healthier choice is the easier choice for all who live, work and play in Linn County. Visit the Linn County Employment webpage to learn more about the position.

Job Opportunities – August 11, 2016

New Healthy Communities Coordinator Position Opening for Douglas County

As part of Adapt’s Prevention Department, the Healthy Communities Coordinator (HCC) performs a variety of activities to strengthen, maintain, and leverage collaborations and achieve priority policy, system and environmental change aimed to increase access to physical activity, improve nutrition, support tobacco prevention, and promote self-management of chronic conditions. The HCC works with a wide network of community partners and stakeholders to promote a healthy, active Douglas County.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a health or education field with three years of experience working in public health, or a Master’s degree in public health or education with at least one year of experience.

The HCC must be able to: 1) establish and maintain linkages/partnerships with key stakeholders and decision-makers to affect public opinion on chronic disease prevention, 2) develop, implement and monitor the Healthy Communities Local Program Plan consistent with established program assurances from the Oregon Health Authority, 3) apply public health principles, strategies and resources to advance Healthy Communities priorities, 4) communicate effectively orally and in writing with lay and professional audiences and multiple sectors, 5) interact sensitively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, ethnic, and professional backgrounds, and persons of all ages and lifestyle preferences, 6) utilize technology and computer systems to participate in quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis, interpretation, summary, and presentation, 7) demonstrate excellent initiative, critical thinking skills and flexibility to changing program and community needs, 8) participate in required and optional meetings, trainings and capacity building opportunities to support and sustain Healthy Communities goals and objectives.

For more information about this position or to apply, please contact Cati Adkins, Adapt Prevention Director at catia@adapt-or.org or call 541-492-0145.