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Program Planner, Senior

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/28/2020

The Clackamas County Public Health Division program is seeking a Program Planner, Senior to oversee a coordinated perinatal prevention system to promote optimal and equitable maternal and child health. This position will join Access to Care within Clackamas County’s Public Health Division. Access to Care's vision is that every person in Clackamas County has sustainable access to preventive health and nutrition. We do this through building partnerships, connecting systems, and providing services to improve immunization rates, reproductive health, and maternal and childhood health and nutrition.
The Program Planner, Senior will work with regional partners to align many different health care, public health and early childhood services and systems partners efforts to streamline effective, safety net, family-driven referral systems that have a demonstrated impact in early childhood and maternal health. The individual in this position will develop working partnerships with internal and external multi-sector partners including community-based organizations, health systems, early care and educational systems, County departments and decision makers. In collaboration with internal and external partners, the Program Planner, Senior will collect, analyze and apply data to develop strategic plans that address maternal child health needs through program, policy and systems changes. The strategic plans will include recommendations for rebuilding nurse home visiting programs, including the newly legislatively mandated universally offered newborn nurse-home visiting program (Family Connects). The Program Planner, Senior will also promote coordination and access to a variety of maternal child health systems and/programs; ensure systems coordinate to reach a common goal; research and work towards resolution of system problems; and work to eliminate barriers to system access. This position requires exemplary facilitation skills, communication skills, strategic planning skills and relationship management skills, and would ideally be experienced in population health, policy, and/or public health program coordination as it relates to maternal child health.
Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:
• A Bachelor’s degree in a human services field, public health, or health systems; or at least six years of job related experience in this field.
• At least 3-5 years' experience coordinating public health programing, including experience with public health assessment and evaluation.
• At least 3-5 years' experience collecting, analyzing and applying data to develop the strategic plans that address public health needs through program development and/or policy and systems changes.
• At least 3-5 years' experience convening and leading engagement with a variety of internal and external multi-sector partners including community-based organizations, health systems, educational systems, County departments and decision makers.
• At least 1-2 years leading the work of two or more personnel in subordinate classifications.
• Must successfully pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:

• Advanced degree in Public Health, Social Services, or similar degree.
• Experience in maternal child health, policy and systems alignment, and/or public health program coordination as it pertains to maternal child and/or perinatal health and safety net, family-driven referral systems and services.
• Experience managing major, highly complex inter-divisional and inter-agency strategic programs and projects involving multiple jurisdictions, multiple disciplines, and/or community groups that have distinct charters, missions, and goals.


Clackamas County offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package, including a robust Wellness program.

• The salary range is $65,339 - $82,726 Annually
• This position will work 40 hours per week.
• Health Plan Options: Most employees are eligible to start most benefits after two months of continuous employment.


Clackamas County accepts online applications only. To complete an online application and for more information, please visit and click on the “Jobs” tab
• Please follow the instructions to submit the on-line application. Instructions will include how to copy and paste a current resume. Please make sure to answer all the questions, including the open-ended questions!
• This position is open until filled – we reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time.

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