This is a new position to increase leadership and supervisory capacity in the expanding Communicable Disease Section. The incumbent will coordinate with the current Communicable Disease supervisor to manage the operations in the Communicable Disease and Immunizations Section; division of duties will be negotiated based on the successful candidate's training and experience. 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. The Supervisor reviews relevant public health research and scientific principles to support the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs, and services. In addition, the Supervisor monitors financial and operational performance, ensures compliance with State and Federal grant requirements, and maintains productive relationships with health care providers, agency partners, and the general public.
The incumbent will be a member of the Public Health Leadership Team and will contribute to strategic planning and implementation of key initiatives including public health modernization, performance management, and quality improvement.
Current State of Oregon Registered Nurse license at time of appointment