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Infectious Disease Control and Prevention (IDCP) Program Coordinator

Infectious Disease Control and Prevention (IDCP) Program Coordinator

Job ID: 106407

Location: H3S - Public Health

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service
• Professionalism
• Integrity
• Respect
• Individual accountability
• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on July 18, 2022.

Annual Pay Range: $54,882.10 - $69,154.62

Hourly Pay Range: $26.385626 - $33.247415

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.

Clackamas County Health, Housing & Human Services, Public Health division is seeking competitive candidates for the position of Infectious Disease Control and Prevention (IDCP) Program Coordinator. The IDCP Program Coordinator provides support for communicable disease programs and projects, such as testing for communicable diseases, specimen collection, coordination with the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, outreach and prevention event support, and administration of tuberculosis medication therapy. The Program Coordinator will interface significantly with members of the public and must provide excellent customer service.

The most competitive candidates will have experience working in a government agency, specifically within public health as well as have experience with laboratory compliance and inventory, client-facing work and interviews, and outreach/event support. Preferred qualifications include certification as a Community Health Worker (CHW), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Certified Medical Assistant CMA) and/or phlebotomy.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of three (3) years of job related experience in this field that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of the position.
• Experience in population health and/or public health program coordination that includes program outreach and coordinating services between multiple partners.
• Ability to interpret, trouble shoot and provide information.
• Ability to effectively communicate and relate to a wide range of clients and partners.
• Skill to use Microsoft software - Outlook, Excel, Word
• Experience with inventory management
• Experience interfacing with clients/conducting interviews
• Per the Oregon Health Authority, (OAR 333-091-1010 & OAR 333-019-1030), this position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Prior to the start of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception in place with the County as a qualification of employment.
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
• Must 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:*

• Administrative experience supporting public health programs.
• Experience working in a governmental agency.
• Experience in a healthcare/public health setting wherein medications/vaccinations are administered.
• Experience working in a laboratory setting.
• Familiarity with infectious disease response and medical terminology.
• Familiarity with use of databases and accessing health records.
• Phlebotomy certification.
• Community Health Worker (CHW), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification.

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Coordinates and assists in planning the activities of a human service program(s) or project(s); develops and implements work plans and schedules to accomplish program goals, allocates staff, volunteers, and other program resources.
• Monitors program statistics and client satisfaction measurements; recommends changes for improvements in program services; analyzes and recommends solutions to unusual technical, procedural and resource problems; analyzes community resources, program and client needs, to enhance service delivery.
• Screens applicants for program eligibility; matches client needs with available community resources and monitors ongoing services to client; resolves problems and serves as advocate for client-, maintains client case files.
• Coordinates the activities of the program(s) or project(s) with other human service programs within assigned department and other community and government agencies; develops professional contacts, attends agency and professional meetings and trainings; makes referrals to other programs/agencies; may assist staff within other programs/agencies.
• May assist in preparing and updating budgets and grant proposals; monitors program expenditures and compliance to grant conditions; processes bills, statements and vouchers; exercises cost controls; maintains detailed financial records.
• Conducts public relations and outreach activities; creates flyers, brochures, newsletter articles, classified advertisements, press releases and correspondence; develops training materials and delivers public presentations and educational workshops; provides program information to the public, community groups and agencies; recruits volunteers and donations.
• May lead the work of assigned program and administrative support staff and volunteers; assists employees with work problems; trains employees; assigns and reviews work.

Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques in specific area/field relevant to assigned program; problems of disadvantaged/disabled, youth, elderly persons; basic math, English grammar and composition; record keeping procedures and basic statistical methods; cultural diversity issues; data collection and analysis procedures and methods; program evaluation procedures and methods; office equipment including personal computers and software programs; basic techniques of supervision; principles and techniques of public relations and interpersonal communication.

Skill to: Plan, organize and coordinate a human service program; work independently; schedule, assign and review work; develop program and community resources; effectively communicate and interact with a wide range of clients, personnel, professional staff and community representatives; collect and analyze program data; maintain accurate records; prepare and present effective written and verbal reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, governmental agencies and the human service community, and the public; prepare and deliver oral presentations before public groups; operate computer hardware, software, and other office equipment.

This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.

This position is eligible for hybrid on-site/telework subject to the and based on the Department's business needs. The exact amount of on-site/telework and schedule will be discussed with the hiring manager during time of offer. Telework locations cannot be located outside of Oregon or Washington. Washington residents must perform 50% of their time on-site at Clackamas County.

Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.


The health of a community is a key indicator about its quality of life. At Clackamas County Public Health, we are committed to improving the quality of life in Clackamas County by offering services and engaging in activities that protect and promote the health of its residents.

Public Health's Mission

Promote and assist individuals, families & communities to be healthy, safe and thrive. By working with our communities, Public Health assures conditions that:

Prevent injury & disease

Promote health

Protect food, water & air

Prepare for emergencies

Public Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.

Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:

If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).



Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

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