Lane County Public Health Nursing Supervisor - Communicable Disease (N4008) in Eugene, Oregon
Public Health Nursing Supervisor - Communicable Disease (N4008)
Public Health Nursing Supervisor - Communicable Disease (N4008)
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Health & Human Services
Public Health Nurse Supervisor - Communicable Disease: $72,363.20 - $106,371.20 / Year
About the Position
Programs in the Communicable Disease Section of Lane County Public Health are focused on preventing the emergence and spread of infectious diseases in our region in collaboration with health care providers, state health department personnel, organizational partners, and members of the community. There are two supervisor positions available. Supervisors manage daily operations in the CD Section, and division of duties will be negotiated based on the training and experience of successful candidates. Responsibilities include: supervising and supporting staff responsible for day-to-day communicable disease and outbreak prevention; investigation, and response; as well as staff who lead programs to assess and improve clinical and preventive services in the region. Supervisor responsibilities include: reviewing relevant public health research and scientific principles to support the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs, and services; monitoring financial and operational performance; ensuring compliance with State and Federal grant requirements; and maintaining productive relationships with health care providers, agency partners, and the general public.
Supervisors participate in the Public Health Leadership Team and contribute to strategic planning and implementation of key initiatives including: public health modernization; performance management; and quality improvement.
About the Division
The Lane County Public Health (LCPH) Communicable Disease section serves to prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases through investigation, providing immunizations, education and treatment.
Schedule: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm
This is a non-represented position
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of professional experience directly related to area assigned, including lead or supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Some positions may require a Master's Degree or Medical Doctorate specific to area assigned.
• Current State of Oregon Registered Nurse license at time of appointment
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing
• A current BLS/CPR
• Immunization record and TB test within 10 days of hire
• Nurse Practitioner Licensure
• Graduate degree in Public Health
This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.
Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable.
Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.
Professional/Technical Supervisor Classification
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
Trauma Informed Care Statement
Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care. As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past. Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other. Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.
Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.
Tobacco Free Campus Policy
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits
At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.
Introducing ALEX, Lane County's benefit advisor! ALEX is an interactive tool that will help you understand the benefits being offered, out of pocket expenses and coverage available. You will need the Collective Bargaining Unit found in your job posting and when asked for your date of hire, please put in today's date.
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Collective Bargaining Units:
Benefits to keep you & your family well - Physically
Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.
Medical/Rx/Vision - Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for you and your eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month for 2018 are outlined below:
If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family) annually. This amount is prorated based on date of hire.
Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review (CHR) at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.
Wellness Clinic - The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.
Dental - Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.
Fitness Center Membership - Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.
Benefits to keep you & your family well - Financially
Retirement - Lane County pays for, and enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. (Current members are eligible upon hire.)
Disability - Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.
Time Management - Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.
Holidays - Lane County provides nine paid holidays per year.
Life Insurance - Lane County pays for employee group term life insurance.
County-paid training & development to keep your career well
On-site Classes - Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.
Online Training - Lane County offers a variety of online classes through LEAP to help employees continually improve their skills.
Conferences & Seminars - Lane County pays for employees to attend professional conferences to encourage continuous learning and professional development.
Lane County offers these other valuable benefits
Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings - Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.
Vision - Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.
Supplemental Life Insurance - Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.
Aflac - Optional employee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.
Group Discounts - Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.
The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Physicians should contact their supervisor for health plan options and rates. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.
For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.
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Why are you interested in the position of Communicable Disease Supervisor?
Please describe your understanding of health disparities, especially in relation to communicable and infectious disease.
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Eugene, Oregon, 97401
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