Community Corrections
Posting Number: 15-18
Job Title: Alcohol/Drug Counselor
Closing date: 04/07/2015
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,160.71/mo
Description: 
This is a professional clinical position providing direct services to clients and/or their families, including case management, within the Community Corrections System.  This position provides education, prevention, and community out-reach regarding alcohol and drug issues. Facilitates group therapy and DUII education groups, individual case management for offenders and makes appropriate referrals, assessments and placements for level of treatment needs based on ASAM criteria.

Requires competency and demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in essential job functions, including but not limited to, the 12 Core Competencies and Functions of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, screening, intake, client orientation, assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, counseling (group, family, couple, individual), client/family education, case management, consultation and referral, discharge planning, reports and record keeping. General knowledge of clinical record management systems is required.  For individuals recovering from substance an abuse related disorder, said individual must be able to demonstrate continuous sobriety under nonresidential, independent living conditions for the immediate past two (2) years.

Bachelor's degree in psychology, criminology, sociology, or closely related fields; and two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in performing casework and substance abuse counseling; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.  Considerable knowledge of substance abuse issues and understanding of how those issues affect clients and others.  Some knowledge of the justice system, standards for security, ethics, confidentiality, rules of conduct and professionalism required.

Possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Drivers License.  Must possess and maintain a safe driving record.  Must hold a current certification or license in addiction counseling or a current license as a health or allied provider issued by the State licensing body, as outlined by the OAR. When certification/license is not held, new employees must make application within 6 months of employment and receive the credential/license with 24 months of application, or as otherwise directed by Community Corrections.  Must hold, or obtain within 6 months of employment, a current CPR and First Aid Certification.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and 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; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 
 


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Assessor
Posting Number: 15-15
Job Title: Department Specialist
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received by 3/25/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: 
Josephine County Assessor’s Office is looking for qualified applicants to fill this part-time position.  Performs specialized clerical duties to maintain and process records and forms in direct support of departmental programs; answers varied questions regarding departmental policies, procedures and services; does related work as required.  An employee in this classification performs specialized clerical functions.  Although an incumbent will perform many of the same duties as a Department Assistant, they are also responsible for handling clerical functions requiring a specific knowledge of the departmental operations, policies, procedures, terminology and governing laws.  An employee in this classification will be required to utilize discretion and judgment in the application of departmental guidelines and governing laws and regulations to perform assigned tasks.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, general office, etc.  Some knowledge of the operations, policies, terminology and governing laws of the assigned department.  Excellent public relations skills and ability to remain calm, professional and friendly in adverse situations.

High school graduation or equivalency; and two years of experience performing clerical work, preferably including experience and/or training in the operation of the particular assigned department; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the  above described duties.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation, depending on position assignment. 

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: 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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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-16 & 15-17
Job Title: Public Health Assistant
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 3/27/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: 
Currently 2 positions available.

Performs medical clinic support duties within public health clinics; does related work as required.  This classification is distinguished from the clerical series in that duties are not primarily for clerical support, but rather medical/nutritional support which requires knowledge in those areas.


Considerable knowledge of basic nutrition. Some knowledge of growth and development; basic medical terminology, equipment, specimen and data collection. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and patiently with clients: maintain records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with State WIC office, contracted WIC stores in the community, social service agencies/resources and other employees; recognize when to refer clients for further assistance.

High School graduation or equivalency: and two years of experience in a health clinic or related organization or specialized training in medical services; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.

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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