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Job Title: Public Health Program Manager (Infectious Disease Control & Prevention)
Job Number: 104382
Organization: Clackamas County
Posted: 11/15/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Oregon City,  OR    USA
Compensation: $66,922.17 - $90,345.96
Position Description: The Clackamas County Department of Health, Housing and Human Services (H3S) is one of the largest departments in Clackamas County, serving tens of thousands of people. HS3 includes the following divisions: Behavioral Health, Children, Youth & Families, Community Solutions, Health Centers, Housing & Community Development, Social Services and Public Health. Every day, the Clackamas County Public Health Division works to promote health, prevent disease, and advance public health practice.

The Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Program provides, in partnership with the healthcare community, disease monitoring, prevention, investigation, and control services to the residents of Clackamas County so they can be protected from the spread of infectious diseases of public health significance. Clackamas County's Public Health Division is seeking a team and process-oriented, visionary, and strategic leader to manage the Infectious Disease control and Prevention team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional to lead, expand and innovate the county’s efforts in investigating, tracking, and preventing the spread of infectious diseases in our community. The individual in this position will manage the deliverables and prioritize needs of Infectious Disease Programs including but not limited to HIV and STIs, TB and other notifiable conditions, and outbreak investigations. This position will also lead and/or participate in Public Health’s after hours response team, identify and implement appropriate strategies for working with diverse populations, ensure programs comply with State, Federal and funder requirements and law, and prepare and review program policies and procedures.

Successful candidates will foster a collaborative work environment and engage with other public health program areas, community, stakeholders, and other county and state departments in the region to not only advance the goals of the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention program, but to be an active participant in the welfare of the community by managing and prioritizing the needs of the Infectious Disease programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background and experience in organizational development, public health or community health setting with at least two years of progressively responsible supervisory and managerial experience in either a public health or health care setting, including experience in communicable disease prevention and control or infectious disease control and prevention.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications for the position include:

• At least 2 years of managerial experience in a public health or community health setting • At least 2 years of supervisory experience, including hiring & selection, coaching & counseling, and performance evaluation & work plans • At least 2 years of experience (within the last 5 years) in communicable disease prevention and control or infectious disease control and prevention • At least 2 years of experience in evidence based program planning, development, monitoring, reporting and evaluation • At least 2 years of experience in managing grant funded programs and projects • Experience developing and cultivating effective professional relationships, including collaborating with various agencies to achieve similar goals and objectives, with strong interpersonal and communication skills • Bachelor's degree or higher level in Nursing, Public Health, Public Administration, Community Health, Healthcare Administration or similar (will consider at least 5 years of current, relevant experience)

Organization Description: ABOUT PUBLIC HEALTH

The health of a community is a key indicator about its quality of life. At Clackamas County Public Health, we are committed to improving the quality of life in Clackamas County by offering services and engaging in activities that protect and promote the health of its residents. We want Clackamas County to be a healthy, safe place for everyone to live, work and play. A healthy community includes clean air and water, stable and affordable housing, access to healthy food and streets designed to prevent injury. Public Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

Clackamas County is a great place to live, work and play!

Closing Date: 2/15/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Evalynn Barnett-Herro,  Public Health Program Manager (Infectious Disease Control & Prevention)
Contact Location: 2051 Kaen Road

Oregon City   OR  97045
United States
Contact Location: 2051 Kaen Road
  Oregon City   OR  97045
  United States
Contact Phone: 503-742-5465 
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How to Apply: Please visit to submit an online application, including a Resume & Cover Letter. This job closes on Monday, December 4, 2017.

For more information, contact: E.D. Barnett-Herro; ; 503-742-5465

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