Close Date: 2/5/2023
Salary: $5,148 - $7,902
Work Location: Portland, OR (Hybrid)
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section in Portland, Oregon has a career opportunity for an Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator (Program Analyst 3) to coordinates Oregon’s efforts to eliminate viral hepatitis in Oregon by 2030.
This is a part-time (approximately 30 hours per week), permanent, classified position which is represented by a union. This recruitment may be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill current and future vacancies.
The Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section is charged with preventing the spread of communicable disease in the State of Oregon through surveillance and epidemiologic studies as well as education and preventive actions.
What will you do?
As the Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, you will plan, manage, and evaluate efforts to prevent the transmission of viral hepatitis and implement Oregon’s viral hepatitis elimination plan Oregon. You’ll collaborate with local health departments, other state agencies, laboratories, healthcare systems, and community-based organizations to increase rates of screening, vaccination, and treatment of viral hepatitis, and serve as primary liaison to the Oregon Viral Hepatitis Collective; OHA’s Immunization, HIV/STI/TB, Health Security and Preparedness, and Medicaid programs; Department of Corrections and county jail health partners; local public and mental health authorities; academic and clinical partners; health insurers, including coordinated care organizations; community-based organizations serving people at risk of viral hepatitis; and members of the community at risk for viral hepatitis. In addition, you will identify and promote clinician training on screening and treatment for viral hepatitis; provide technical assistance for prevention and control of viral hepatitis, assists with outbreak investigations, and develop educational materials for general audiences; and manage the Viral Hepatitis Program web site.
What we are looking for:
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related degree; and four years of experience coordinating or administering a program
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.
Hybrid with frequent in-state (Oregon) travel. This position is located at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, 800 NE Oregon St, Portland, OR 97232.
The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity and anti-racism.