Oregon Health Authority is a government agency in Oregon, United States. The mission of this agency is to ensure the provision of quality care for the residents of the city. The organization aims to see a healthy Oregon today and in the future as well. The mission of OHA is to provide affordable health care, social, physical, and mental wellness to the people of Oregon. They are dedicated to providing lifelong health to Oregonians and lowering the cost of their services so that may become affordable for every citizen. They seek employees who can work for the promotion of the vision of the company.
- Doctoral Degree
- Communication Skills
- Legal Drafting
- Grant Writing
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Insurance
- Paid Sick Time
The salary listed in the introductory area of the job announcement is based on full-time employment. This position is half-time, therefore the actual salary is $4174 to $6158.
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a part-time Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Public Health Physician to provide supervision, epidemiologic support and medical consultation to the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) Section. ACDP works with local health departments, other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent and control communicable diseases and outbreaks of acute diseases in Oregon.
What will you do?
As the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Public Health Physician , you will serve as ELC principal investigator and provide overall direction and scientific leadership across the entire ELC program. You will also serve as the principal investigator for the Oregon Emerging Infection Program's (EIP) Influenza and RSV surveillance activities. You will be responsible for the following:
Supervise work of selected ACDP personnel and interns funded by ELC and EIP grants.
Ensure that quality data collection, analysis and presentation occur in a timely manner to meet project deadlines.
Direct, review and approve the preparation of the different surveillance system and research study budgets.
Determine research and surveillance priorities and seek funding as needed.
Submit routine interim and final reports required by CDC and other funding agencies.
Review grant applications and seek other sources of funding as appropriate.
Serve as medical consultant and contact person in the agency for influenza and other respiratory viruses and vaccine-preventable diseases, representing ACDP within and outside Oregon.
Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with other agencies, universities, laboratories, public and private health care providers, local health departments and colleagues in other states.
Serve on local, state and national working groups or advisory committees regarding influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Track pertinent legislative bills.
Testify to committees on effects of proposed legislation.
Respond in writing and person to legislative requests for information.
Draft changes in Oregon administrative rules as needed.
Develop legislative concepts and policy options.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to investigate and control disease outbreaks for Oregonians. Are you a public health physician with epidemiologic experience? Do you want to work half-time? Do you want to make an impact on the health of Oregonians? If so, we want to connect with you!
We offer medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . If you are an experienced public health physician, don't delay, today!
This is a half-time, permanent management service position and is not represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here, to learn more about OHA's mission, vision and core values. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.
What are we looking for?
Must meet or be eligible to meet the State of Oregon licensing requirements for a medical doctor at the time of hire and obtain State of Oregon licensure within six months of hire AND must have advanced training in epidemiology.
Significant epidemiologic experience.
Strong communication skills.
Experience with IRB protocols.
Experience writing grants.
Experience writing and publishing scientific manuscripts.
Experience coordinating large projects with many stakeholders.
Experience serving as a spokesperson for media requests.
Experience in advancing health equity, ressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
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1. Please attach a cover letter to your application which resses the following questions.
Describe your experience designing and conducting complex epidemiologic studies.If possible, ress any experience you have had drafting study protocols, securing funding or staffing for the study, training staff, monitoring study progress and assuring that protocols were followed, analyzing data and interpreting study findings.
Describe your experience with public health practice, preferably involving communicable disease control and at least one of the essential public health services, such as monitoring health status, developing policies and plans to support community health efforts, and evaluating the effectiveness of population-based health services.
Describe your experience relevant to serving as a spokesperson to respond to media requests. Include experience relevant to working with different formats, such as television, radio, newspapers, and social media platforms.
Describe your experience working with IRB, including drafting original protocols and overseeing itional amendments and continuing review applications.
Describe your experience writing grants and serving as a principal investigator.
Describe your experience writing and publishing academic manuscripts.
Describe your experience relevant to coordinating large projects with many stakeholders.
2. Please attach a resume or curriculum vitae which resses your experience as it is related to this position. Resumes must include the month and date in the work history section.
3. Please attach your transcripts as all education must be verified before an offer can be extended.
Applications without the required cover letter will be removed from consideration.
NOTE: Please ensure you've provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you areing. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.
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If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check.The information will be d with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
Please attach only the documents that are related to the position such as cover letter, resume and transcripts. itional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.
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The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position.
The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.