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Health Officer Operations Manager - Open Until Filled

Multnomah County Health Department , Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/01/2017

Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland's most outstanding healthcare professionals!

The purpose of this position is to assure that Multnomah County has high quality, integrated and responsive Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Public Health/Healthcare Preparedness programs. The Multnomah County Health Officer Program includes management of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Oregon Region 1 Hospital Preparedness, Multnomah County Emergency Medical Services, and the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office. This position oversees these four programs as well as the administrative support for both these functions and the Tricounty Health Officer Program.

As the Health Officer Operations Manager you will:
Plan, organize and strategize for successful response to both daily and extraordinary events and emergencies through continuous planning, review/quality improvement, revision and testing of systems and equipment in partnership with internal and external programs and agencies
Directly oversee the Public Health Emergency Preparedness, the Region 1 Hospital Preparedness Organization, the EMS Program, the Tri-County 911 Social Worker (Clinical Services Specialist class in the County) program, the Chief Deputy Medical Examiner, and the Administrative Specialist supporting all Health Officer programs
Manage a combined budget of the four programs for a total of $2.5 million annually
Lead, directly and through others, the planning and directing of the Health Department Response in the event of an emergency or exercise
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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