HAI Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland, OR
  • Apr 18, 2023
Full time Public Health Government Health Care Management Manager

Job Description

Close Date: 04/30/2023 @ 11:59 PM

Salary: $6,480 - $10,023

Work Location: Portland, OR (Hybrid)


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention (ACDP) section in Portland, Oregon has a career opportunity for a HAI Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager (Principal Executive Manager E) to manage the Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) and Infection Control & Prevention (IPC) Program.

This is a full-time, limited duration (through September 2024), management services position and is not represented by a union. Limited duration positions are benefit eligible. This recruitment may be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill current or future vacancies.


What will you do?

As the HAI Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager, you will plan, lead and manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Infection Prevention and Control & Prevention (IPC) Program. You will develop program priorities in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ensuring alignment with section and agency objections, and develop field work protocols for HAI and IPC.

Duties may include:

1) Personnel and budget management.

2) Ensuring policy priorities and direction of the team are in alignment with section and agency objectives.

3) Coordinating outbreak response and prevention efforts with other ACDP and OPHD programs.

4) Coordinating submission of progress reports and grant applications.

5) Direct supervision of IPC Program Infection Prevention and Epidemiologists and other ACDP staff.


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 exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages for you and your qualified family members, with very low monthly out-of-pocket costs.
  • Paid Leave Days:
    • 11 paid holidays each year
    • 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" each year
    • 8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years
  • Pension and Retirement plans
  • Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
  • Click here to learn more about State of Oregon benefits.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to:

  • Eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030
  • Becoming an anti-racist organization
  • Developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs, and
  • Developing and retaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that represents the diversity, cultures, strengths, and values of the people of Oregon.


What we are looking for:

Minimum Requirements

Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following areas: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation;


Two years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.

Requested Skills

  • Preference may be given to applicants with a master’s degree in public health or epidemiology and experience managing a public health program and staff.
  • Extensive experience in infection prevention and control.
  • Experience managing a large public health program and professional staff.
  • Experience developing and overseeing program budgets, contracts, and grants.
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations for a variety of audiences.
  • Experience communicating effectively in writing and in oral expression.
  • Experience controlling the use of human, equipment, and budgetary resources to achieve department, agency, division, institution or program goals and objectives.
  • Experience working with employee relations to review and ensure the performance of staff which includes disciplinary procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively delivering culturally responsive and inclusive health care services, including evidence of ongoing personal development on unconscious bias, health equity, anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.


How to Apply:

Please apply at the following link:




$6,480 - $10,023 monthly