Public Health
Posting Number: CONTRACT POSITION
Job Title: Dietician
 First Review 8/15/2013 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Varies
Salary: TBD
Description: 

Josephine County Public Health is looking for a Registered Dietician to work with WIC participants.

OVERALL OBJECTIVES: To assist the staff of the Facility to appropriately assess and provide medical nutritional therapy for high risk women, infants and children through appropriate food and nutrition interventions in the WIC program.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The Consultant will provide weekly visits to the facility. Documentation of the review of each client seen, their nutritional status and care plan with any needed recommendations will be made in each medical record. During the time of consultative visits the dietitian will be available to teach classes to clients. The Consultant or designee will be available during normal hospital dietitian staffing hours to provide telephone consultation to staff related to clients. The consultant is also available to assist the WIC coordinator in quality assurance monitoring, staff training and outreach to local medical providers.

CORE COMPETENCIES: Provides individualized counseling for high risk WIC participants; requires counseling skills for high risk participants, knowledge of nutrition and diet therapy and individual high risk care plans. Accesses and utilizes resources for delivery of high risk services; requires knowledge of availability of nutritional and social services for high risk participants, community and state resources, therapeutic and advanced nutrition resources. Provides professional nutrition expertise; may require WIC staff training, nutrition education planning, nutrition policies and consultation with WIC staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Registered Dietician with 2-4 years experience, preferably in the area of Public Health and/or WIC Nutrition. May be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

Submit Letter of Interest and Resume to Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  EOE



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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-12
Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Specialist
 Open Until Filled - 1st Review of applications received by 4:00 p.m. on 2/17/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09
Description: 
Josephine County Public Health is seeking qualified applicants to coordinate the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program.  This position is responsible for all emergency preparedness activities, including planning, developing and coordinating projects per State requirements.  The work performed will require considerable knowledge of a complete and specialized department function with the ability to work independently with various segments of the community.  Must be able to apply rapid changing priorities to work in progress.  May be assigned to supervise and train other staff and volunteers.  Successful applicant will be frequently called upon to explain complex department policies and procedures to both the public and other employees.  Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Must be able to identify, prepare, submit and implement grant proposals. 

Applicant must have high school graduation or equivalency; and four years of progressively responsible clerical work including experience in emergency preparedness or disaster management.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.  May be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only. 
   
 

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Sheriff
Posting Number: 14-53
Job Title: Police Support Tech-Josephine County Jail
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 2/25/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42/mo
Description: 
Duties include the performance of a full range of administrative duties, such as researching and summarizing information from various sources, completing difficult and detailed reports, implementing a variety of complex office procedures, maintaining thorough knowledge of departmental operations, interpreting policies and terminology, and/or handling sensitive and confidential information in the law enforcement field. Incumbents in this class work with relative independence with only occasional instruction or technical assistance.

This position requires the specific knowledge of the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement as well as general knowledge of county wide departmental functions and procedures. Ability to learn new techniques, learn to operate new equipment and software programs and to adapt quickly to changing work requirements in a high intensity work atmosphere; substantial ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks; operate variety office equipment appropriately and efficiently; and interpret and retain Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, intergovernmental and interagency contracts, and extensive resource information. This position requires the specific knowledge of the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement as well as general knowledge of county wide departmental functions and procedures.

Associates degree in office administration or related field and four years of progressively responsible secretarial and/or administrative experience; or, high school graduation or equivalency and five years of progressively responsible secretarial and/or administrative experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. Experience in law enforcement or similar field preferred.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-11
Job Title: Public Health Nurse
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4PM on 2/23/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,365.26-$6,016.70/mo
Description: 
Josephine County Public Health is seeking qualified applicants for a full time position.  Provides a variety of public health nursing services in the care and treatment of clients in a public health clinic and in the community to prevent illness and communicable disease, harm reduction, and to promote health.  Drafts and recommends departmental policies and procedures.  May be responsible for overseeing the work of and providing technical nursing instructions to Associate/Bachelor Degree in nursing students in clinical settings.

Considerable knowledge of the methods, principles, techniques and practices of public health nursing; of the laws and regulations governing public health, medication, and interviewing procedures.  Considerable knowledge of the laws and regulations governing public health. 
 
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2 years of public health nursing experience preferred; or satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.   Requires current license by the State of Oregon as a Registered Nurse, possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Driver's license; safe driving record.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
   

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