Umatilla County
  • 18-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • 4191 per month
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance


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SALARY: $4,193.00/Month- Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled

DEPARTMENT: Public Health

*Bilingual in Spanish Required*

Description:

The primary duties will be to collect data through phone interviews, to gather and analyze data and to maintain accurate records to proactively support the health of the community through conducting communicable disease investigations. Training will be provided.

Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited program; OR, two years of experience in community outreach, stakeholder engagement, data collection, or conducting interviews.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional, positive attitude and work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish; Ability to speak, read, and write English & Spanish.
  • Critical thinking and sound judgment required.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Proficiency with computers.
  • Ability to be intuitive, work independently, and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in public health, natural sciences, nursing, or related fields from an accredited program.
  • Experience in nursing or epidemiology
  • Currently hold registration with Certification Board for Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC); or Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

*This position under State of Oregon mandates is required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment.*


Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at https://umatilla.casellehire.com/jobs/ . Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.


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