Benton County is seeking a creative and dynamic Population Health Improvement Manager to join the Public Health leadership team.
This position oversees a challenging array of innovative programs at the
leading edge of Oregon Public Health Modernization including Tobacco, Alcohol, Other drug, Teen Suicide, and Gambling prevention, Harm Reduction, Built Environment, Food Security, and Public Health Informatics (including oversight of CHA and CHIP). In addition it supports the advancement of Health Equity and Health-In-All-Actions approaches across the entire Heath Department and in collaboration with other County departments and a wide range of community partner organizations. This position will work to develop and disseminate forward-looking solutions to current and emerging health challenges while engaging multi-functional, cross-department teams. It works with internal and external partners
to identify and address health risks and evidence-based prevention practices, public policy, systems integration, and support an infrastructure for advanced statistics and data analytics, health related applications and technology, data-driven decision making, and production of population health plans and reports.
SALARY: $5,999.58 – $8,999.33 Monthly
$71,995.00 – $107,992.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 01/28/20
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
• Support the advancement of the core foundational Public Health Services across all Health
• Develop and implement new and future-leaning solutions for current and emerging challenges and lead multi-functional, cross-departmental teams
• Develop, test, organize and encourage health and quality of life best practices, public policy, systems integration, and support an infrastructure for advanced statistics and data analytics, health related applications and technology, data-driven decision making, policy development, and
population health planning/reports by working with internal and external partners, including municipalities, regional health care systems, education sectors, social service organizations and business communities.
• Foster a culture of equity and engagement as outlined in the Benton County’s 2040 Thriving Communities Initiative and the Benton County Community Health Improvement Plan.
• Manage the development, design, publication and dissemination of regional, state and national epidemiology reports, assessments, white papers, policy positions, abstracts and conference submissions to raise the awareness, value and economic impact of population health and human
• Represent the Health Department on a variety of State, County and Community committees and work group.
• Evaluate program deliverables and outcomes. Manage day to day activities of the program. Prepare reports on achievements and activities as required.
• Monitor revenues and expenditures to assure compliance with budgetary goals. Make recommendations and implement strategies to support positive financial performance and develop program budgets.
• Supervise staff and supervisors. Includes prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff are trained, ensuring that employees follow policy and procedures, maintaining a healthy and safe work environment and making hiring, termination and disciplinary decisions.
• Coordinate training opportunities, provides coaching and mentoring, and provide technical and professional assistance to staff.
• Ensure ethical data practice and confidentiality is maintained.
Internal Policy and Procedure Implementation
• Develop and implement policies and procedures to assure efficient and professional delivery of services.
• Ensure compliance with department and county policies, state and federal rules, certification/compliance requirements, and funding requirements. Provide reports demonstrating compliance as required.
• Advise senior leadership on emerging issues, policies and strategies relevant to assigned program area. And other duties as assigned.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Health Information Technology, Public Health, Health Administration, Health Communications or a field of study directly related to the responsibilities of the position.
• 5 years of relevant work experience including at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Health Information Technology, Public Health, Health Administration, Health Communications or a field of study directly related to the responsibilities of the position.
• Experience in advanced statistics and data analytics; Local and or state policy development; leading and supervising teams. (greater than 3)
To be fully considered for this position, please answer all the supplemental questions and attach a copy of a grant application, grant or project narrative, or other original writing sample that you feel demonstrates your writing ability with this application.
A quick glance at our available benefits:
• Annual salary range of $71,995 – $107,992; Depending on qualifications and experience.
• Employer-paid (high deductible) medical plan with additional options for an HSA or HRA account.
◦ The County funds up to $1400 for the HSA or HRA account.
• Choose between two dental group plans – MODA or Willamette.
• The Vision plan is embedded in the medical plans.
• Employer paid Life and AD&D insurance coverage, plus optional supplemental available for employee/spouse.
• Employer paid Long Term Disability coverage.
• Employer paid retirement contribution towards Oregon PERS.
• Deferred Compensation 457b Plan with employer contribution and optional employee contribution.
• Plus paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; and a great work-life balance!
Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Benton County is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity,
fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age,
mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach
with hands and manipulate equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The employee works in well-lighted, clean environments. The noise level in the work environment is
quiet to moderate
If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, please contact the Benton County Human Resources
Department by calling (541)766-6081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
4077 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333
POPULATION HEALTH IMPROVEMENT MANAGER (PM52)
Population Health Improvement Manager (PM52) Supplemental Questionnaire