Current Career Opportunities

  • Admitting Clerk/Patient Account Representative

    Admitting Clerk/Patient Account Representative

    Morrow County Health District has a full-time opening for an Admitting Clerk/Patient Account Representative at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner.  Duties include answering multi-line phones, customer service at front window, all admitting functions, working patient accounts receivable, utilizing Electronic Medical Record System, preparing and submitting claims for payment, maintaining data for reports, perform opening and closing duties of the office.  Significant computer experience in Microsoft Office programs required, in other programs helpful.  Prior medical office experience, especially Electronic Medical Record and billing process preferred. Starting wage range from $17.76 to $19.64 DOQ with Cost of Living Adjustment July 1 and Step Increase after 4-month probationary period. Excellent benefits package.  Background check and drug screen required.  For more information, contact Juli McDonald, 541-676-2955.  Applications are available thru the link on this page, or at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, 541-676-9133. EEOE.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Patient Account Representative is responsible for computer admissions, answering the phone, collection and maintenance of the patient accounts as assigned, and supports the daily operations of the Patient Business Office.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Answer multi-line telephones and perform customer service at office front window, including all admitting functions and collection of patient information.
    • Obtain necessary data from patients and/or family for proper documentation. This includes outpatients and inpatients. Update computer with correct information.
    • Maintain professionalism when interacting with patients, family, and all visitors.
    • Directing visitors appropriately and per policy.
    • Gain and maintain knowledge and understanding of the Centriq Electronic Health System.
    • Utilize the Centriq EMR system to run reports and review patient accounts.
    • Prepare and submit claims for payment to insurance carriers, secondary and tertiary payers, and private pay patients in accordance with current standards, rules, and regulations, both electronically and manually.
    • Maintain knowledge concerning billing rules and regulations by keeping current with changes published in the various bulletins, manuals, etc. that will be provided by the District and attend training at industry seminars, schools, and other facilities as required.
    • Maintain data for and complete required monthly and quarterly reports as assigned.
    • Perform follow-up and process additional information as necessary with insurance companies.
    • Assists patients with insurance papers and billing questions or refer to appropriate account clerk or to office supervisor.
    • Document all patient and third party contact and inquiries made in person, by telephone or mail in the patient record.
    • Perform opening and closing duties of office, including balancing of petty cash.
    • Process requests for petty cash withdrawals.
    • Bring to supervisor’s attention any problems regarding Patient Business Office processes and procedures, patient accounts, or other issues.
    • Maintain high ethical standards and follow guideline for personal conduct as set forth in the Employee Handbook and MCHD Personnel Policies.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality and professionalism concerning patient matters.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    Maintain a safe and neat work area. Maintain professional conduct at all times.  Report all accidents and/or safety violations immediately to immediate supervisor.  Perform other duties and responsibilities that may become necessary as directed by your Supervisor or the District Administrator.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Competency:

    • Graduate from High School or GED required
    • Must be highly accurate, organized, and able to multi-task.
    • Knowledge of computers, office equipment, multi-line phone systems, and general office skills.

    Working Conditions:

    • Occasional exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious waste, hazardous materials, noise.
    • Be able to lift frequently over 10 pounds.
    • Able to perform hand, eye, and foot coordination on a constant basis.
    • Be able to sit for long periods of time.
    • Ability to concentrate on detail with interruptions and be able to prioritize job tasks.
    • Flexibility in work schedule changes.
    • Able to remember day to day schedule changes and assignments.
  • Chaplain

    Chaplain

    Pioneer Memorial Hospice in Heppner has an immediate opening for a part-time Chaplain.  Approximately 10 hours per week. $20.52/hr. and involves travel throughout service area. District car provided or mileage paid.  For more information contact Molly Rhea at 541-676-2947.  Applications are available at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital or by contacting Human Resources, 541-676-2923.    Morrow County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Offers spiritual counseling and support to patient/families/caregivers in keeping with their belief systems.  He/she is responsible for planning and implementing spiritual services for the hospice program. This position functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary group.  May on occasion supervise volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Graduate of an accredited seminary or school of theology is preferred.
    2. At least three units of Clinical Pastoral Education is preferred.
    3. An appreciation of religious values, beliefs and practices that allows for open and flexible communication with people of all faiths, and those of no religious affiliation.
    4. Must have dependable transportation and proof of automobile insurance.
    5. Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and/or weekends as needed or requested.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

    1. Assesses the patient/family spiritual status and identifies needs of the patient and family and communicates to the interdisciplinary team.
    2. Plans and implements appropriate interventions related to identified patient/family spiritual needs.
    3. Completes narrative notes regarding spiritual care and interventions.
    4. Contributes to the initial plan of care and updates plan of care within regulatory guidelines.
    5. Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
    6. Provides staff and community education programs.
    7. Coordinates planning and provision of pastoral and spiritual care services for patient/families.
    8. Assists in the on-going process of monitoring the spiritual content of the Hospice program.
    9. Acts as a resource person for staff, volunteers and the interdisciplinary team.
    10. Participates in the bereavement support program.
    11. Represents Hospice to the religious community in the area we serve.
    12. Acts as liaison/advocate between the patient/family/caregiver and their own community religious or spiritual resources.
    13. Consistently reports to patient’s homes on time and as scheduled.
    14. Maintains strict confidentiality.
    15. Adheres to hospice policies.
    16. Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.

    SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS:

    Strong interpersonal skills.  Knowledge of hospice concept.  Knowledge of community resources particularly spiritual or religious.  Demonstrates respect for differing lifestyles.  Demonstrates respect and understanding of theological and moral values contrary to one’s own. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with professional groups volunteers a general public. Works in team environment. Must relate to patient and families in an open, empathetic and supportive manner while maintaining personal and professional boundaries.  Must be able to establish and maintain rapport with community spiritual leaders.

    JOB CONDITIONS:

    Office, home and automobile settings.  Condition of patient home varies.  Cluttered, unclean and small confined space at times.  Poor driving conditions during inclement weather. Extensive use of personal automobile.  Must have dependable transportation and furnish proof of current auto insurance. May work occasionally in the evening or weekend in the event of patient crisis.

    OSHA CATEGORY:

    Category II: Assigned tasks involve no exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissues but activities may require performing unplanned Category I tasks.

  • Home Health & Hospice Clerk

    Home Health & Hospice Clerk

    Morrow County Health District is seeking a skilled office professional for a full-time position in the Home Health and Hospice Office in downtown Heppner.  Flexible schedule will allow for family activities whenever possible.   Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and have excellent customer service skills. Medical Office experience preferred.  Looking for highly organized, detail oriented individual who can work independently and use various software programs, Medicare billing, prepare deposits and payments and a variety of other duties. Will train the right candidate with excellent office experience.  Salary range $17.76 – $19.64/hr DOQ. Full job description, Application and Benefits List are available on or thru a link on this page.  Applications are also available in person at the Home Health and Hospice Office, Main St., Heppner, and at Pioneer Memorial Hospital.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. EEOE.

    Reports to:                 Department Director              Department:   Home Health & Hospice

    Classification:             Clerk III

    Job Summary:

    The Home Health and Hospice Office Clerk is primarily responsible for patient billing, data entry, accounts receivable and financial reports.  The Office Manager is also responsible for providing clerical support to the Home Health and Hospice staff.

    Essential Functions:

    • Answer multi-line telephone and provide customer service when patients/families come to the office.
    • Have knowledge and understanding of patient ICD10 coding.
    • Take referrals and begin appropriate paperwork.
    • Add/update patient demographics on Healthland software program.
    • Review patient accounts for appropriate charges and diagnosis before submitting for billing.
    • Process and enter charges to be posted to patient accounts.
    • Acknowledge donations made to Home Health & Hospice.
    • Track Community Benefit items
    • Track staff and volunteer background checks, licensing, CPR renewals
    • Prepare & code monthly payables & Visa charges
    • Check bi-weekly time sheets
    • Generate quarterly and fiscal reports.
    • Scan patient medical information into EMR.
    • Verify Insurance(s) and initiate pre-authorizations.
    • Prepare and submit claims for payment to insurance carriers, secondary and tertiary payers, and private pay patients in accordance with current standards, rules and regulations, both electronically and manually.
    • Perform follow-up and process additional information as necessary with insurance carriers, third party payers, and guarantors until accounts are cleared in full, in accordance with the collection policies of the department. Ensure that all claims are managed in a competent, complete, and professional manner.
    • Track visits and charges
    • Responsible for transmitting OASIS data and H.I.S. data.
    • Maintain high ethical standards and follow guidelines for personal conduct as set forth in the Employee Handbook and MCHD Personnel Policies
    • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism concerning patient matters.
    • Safeguard and distribute employee paychecks.
    • Assists patients with insurance and billing questions.

    Maintain professional conduct at all times.  Report all accidents and/or safety violations immediately.  Perform other duties and responsibilities that may become necessary as directed by your supervisor or the District Administrator.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competency:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Secretarial experience preferred and /or experience in a medical or paramedical field.
    • Medical terminology required.
    • Must be highly accurate, organized, and able to multi-task.
    • Knowledge of computers, office equipment and general office skills.

    Working Conditions:

    • Able to sit for long periods of time.
    • Ability to communicate clearly on the telephone and in person with patients, visitors and staff and to read and understand written instructions.
    • Ability to concentrate on detail with constant interruptions and be able to prioritize job tasks.
    • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Ability to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    • Flexibility in work schedule changes.
  • Home Health & Hospice RN (Full or Part-time)

    Part-time or Full-time Home Health & Hospice RN

    Morrow County Health District/Pioneer Memorial Home Health & Hospice has an opening for a Part-Time OR Full-Time Home Health & Hospice RN.  Flexible schedules, competitive wages, paid drive time to patient visits, car provided or mileage paid, excellent benefits for Regular Part-time or Full-time position.  Must have current Oregon license and 1 year minimum of home health and hospice nursing experience.  $5,000 sign-on bonus for full-time position. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. For more information contact Director Molly Rhea , 541-676-2943. To apply please go to link on this page, or call 541-676-2949. EEOE.

    Title:   Home Health & Hospice Registered Nurse                                    

    General Position Summary: Home Health

    Coordinates total nursing care for patients in the home setting; administers skilled nursing care; participates in teaching patients and significant others home medical management; and provides leadership by working cooperatively with home health team members and community resources in establishing priorities and goals of patient care.  Under the general supervision of the Home Health Director, the Registered Nurse functions as an active member of the home health team.

    General Position Summary: Hospice

    Provides professional nursing services to hospice patients as indicated by the plan of care developed by the interdisciplinary group.  Responsibilities include initial and ongoing assessment of patients, developing and revising the plan of care, timely documentation and communication of assessments, planning and interventions.  Coordinates the care amongst team members.  Must be available to share 24-hour call responsibilities.  Reports to, and is supervised by, the Hospice Coordinator, under the direction of the Hospice Director.  Assigns and supervises Hospice Aides within the plan of care developed.  On occasion, may be required to supervise volunteers in the home.

    Education and Experience Requirements 

    1. Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
    2. Two years of experience in homecare or medical-surgical nursing is preferred.

    General Requirements: Home Health

    1. Must have genuine interest and concern for all clients.
    2. Must be sufficiently mature and emotionally stable to work well with others.
    3. Must possess good physical and mental health.
    4. Must have a clean and neat appearance.
    5. Must be courteous and kind in manner.
    6. Can work harmoniously and skillfully with other staff members, patients and their families.
    7. Must be flexible and able to tolerate change or changing demands.
    8. Analytical ability is required to evaluate clients and recommend solutions to treatment related problems.
    9. Must demonstrate strong evaluation skills and show ingenuity and creativity.
    10. Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile.

    Qualifications

    1. Possession of a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Oregon
    2. Two years of acute care nursing experience preferred.
    3. Minimum of one year work experience as a home health or hospice nurse preferred.
    4. Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license and dependable transportation. Able to provide proof adequate automobile insurance.  Ability to do extensive driving in a variety of weather conditions, and at night, if needed.
    5. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job, such as patient lifting, repositioning, transferring, etc.
    6. Must possess a sensitive and compassionate attitude towards accepting death as a part of life and enhancing the quality of life for patients assigned to his/her care.

    Environment:

    The Registered Nurse travels to and from, and performs duties in each patient’s home.  The climate is not routinely controlled.  Frequently there is exposure to blood, body tissues and other potentially infectious fluids.  There can be exposure to loud and unpleasant noises, unpleasant odors, unclean homes and dust.  May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients, family members or visitors.  Work environment not controlled by employee.  Road and weather conditions are variable.

    Job Conditions:

    Office, home and automobile settings.  Condition of patient home varies.  Cluttered, unclean and small confined space at times.  Poor driving conditions during inclement weather.  Extensive use of personal automobile.  Full accountability for management and coordination of care for assigned caseload of patients.  Ability to work flexible hours, including the sharing of 24-hour call rotation. Physical Requirements: Patient lifting, repositioning, etc.  Ability to lift 40 to 60 pounds.

    Physical Requirements:

    1. Able to speak, read and write in English.
    2. Able read assignments, directions, labels and measure vital signs, including: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure and weight.
    3. Able to communicate and respond clearly on telephone and respond to patients’ spoken needs.
    4. The ability to physically transfer, lift or assist patients whose average weight is 160 pounds with or without the aid of mechanical devices.
    5. Able to spend 80% of the work shift standing and/or moving about.
    6. Able to carry full bath basins, trays and position patients.
    7. Able to walk, climb stairs, stoop, twist, bend and squat to perform essential job functions.

    Mental Requirements: 

    1. Able to concentrate on detail with frequent interruptions.
    2. Able to follow, complete and remember daily routines and requirements.
    3. Able to comprehend and utilize professional education materials.
    4. Able to enact emergency procedures.
    5. Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    6. Able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

    Equipment:

    Must be able to use: sphygmomanometer; stethoscope; intravenous and blood drawing equipment; enteral and intravenous pumps; CADD pumps; scales; thermometers; watch; and telephone.

    Duties and Responsibilities: Home Health

    1. Provides direct and/or indirect skilled care to patients in the home setting per physician order and agency protocol.
    2. Develops patient plan of treatment by assessing the patient’s condition and nursing needs, both physical and psychosocial; sets goals and prescribes nursing action to meet these goals.
    3. Reports pertinent observation of assessment and evaluation to the physician and documents these observations accurately and concisely.Evaluates and revises the plan of treatment on an on-going basis with physician supervision.
    4. Teach patients, family and significant others home management of disease process and medication regime in order to promote optimal level of wellness and independence.
    5. The Registered Nurse is considered the case manager and as such is responsible for coordinating and/or supervising patient care to assure continuity and quality.
    6. Emphasis is on a high level of nursing direction, observation and skill.
    7. Makes Home Health Aide supervisory visits to the patient’s residence at least once every two weeks of service, either when the aide is present to observe and assist, or when the aide is absent to assess relationship, determine continued need for aide services, and/or whether goals are being met.
    8. Assists client and/or family in obtaining necessary equipment.
    9. Makes appropriate community referrals.
    10. Prepares clinical notes and medical updates/summary notes in a timely manner.
    11. Participates in inservice education, clinical record reviews and care conferences.
    12. Consistently reports for duty on time and as scheduled.
    13. Maintains strict confidentiality.
    14. Observes appropriate safety procedures.
    15. Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
    16. Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Home Health Director.

    Duties and Responsibilities: Hospice

    1. Ensures quality and safe delivery of Pioneer Memorial Hospice (Hospice) services, within the guideline of accepted nursing practice and state and local law.
    2. Assumes primary case management responsibilities for individual patient/family, including:
      • Participation in care plan development, implementation, and revision.
      • Participation in care plan updates with the Interdisciplinary Group.
      • Comprehensive physical assessment.
      • Pain assessment and management.
      • Symptom control management.
      • Coordination of Hospice services to the patient/family
    3. Complete required documentation in a timely manner in accordance to agency policies.
    4. Establishes a therapeutic nursing relationship with the patient/family/caregivers.
    5. Shares in providing 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, coverage to patients/families.
    6. Is directly responsible to the Hospice Coordinator, and works under the direction of the patient’s attending physician or hospice medical director.
    7. Informs the Hospice Coordinator of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
    8. Communicates regularly with the Hospice Coordinator and other staff members to review problems or unique issues from caseloads, share professional support, and exchange feedback aimed toward enhancing professional growth.
    9. Is responsible for the supervision of home health aides under his/her direction, as well as updating the Hospice Aide plan of care, as needed.
    10. Facilitates patient/family referral to other community agencies/resources as appropriate.
    11. Maintains current Basic Life Support Certification.
    12. Participates in the Hospice orientation and training programs. Updates knowledge by attending in-services and reading publications and journals.
    13. Upon request, serves on agency committees, assists with Volunteer Training, assists with community education regarding the Hospice program.
    14. Is responsible for teaching patients, families and caregivers.
    15. Accepts other assignments as appropriate.

    Specific Job Skills: Hospice

    Working knowledge of, and the ability to apply the basic principles and techniques of community health nursing to the hospice setting.  Must possess good clinical nursing skills and be able to utilize problem-solving techniques.  Ability to function in high stress situations and manage multiple priorities.  Knowledgeable in pain and symptom management.

    OSHA Category: Hospice

    Category 1-Tasks that involve exposure to blood and body fluids.

  • Information Services Director

    Information Services Director

    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for an Information Services Director.  This full-time position is headquartered at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, OR, approx. 45 miles south of Hermiston.

    The Information Systems (IS) Director is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of information in and through all computer systems. This involves administering, inventorying, maintaining, programming, and troubleshooting the District network; network hardware/security, computer and server systems, printers, phones, and software programs and utilities. Analyzes proposed and actual projects in terms of equipment and personnel equipment with full project management responsibilities directing assigned staff during the planning and implementation phases of the projects. This is a leadership position and requires leadership skills and experience.  Starting wage is $$35.65 to $40.32 per hour. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability, paid sick, vacation, holidays, retirement, tuition reimbursement plan, and more.

    Essential Functions include: Manages all District computers and peripheral devices, including installing, changing and upgrading of software and hardware, and troubleshooting complex issues that arise with assistance from contracted IT vendor; Administers and maintains employee access to network, computers, and peripherals; Performs computer installations, maintenance, and repairs; Maintains hardware and software audits to ensure the District is in compliance with all licensing agreements; Responsible for USAC Rural Health Care Funding process and reporting; Administer and maintain Emergency Medical Services reporting website; Process Help Desk Requests, provide support to District staff on their work computers and software; Administers, maintains, supports District’s electronic health record program; Maintains physical security of server rooms, technology areas in each facility, and staff offices; Provides education and training for employees as needed on computer operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, electronic health records program, remote communications, and other District utilized programs; Develops policies and procedures for department and ensures proper training of staff. Responsible for preparing annual department budget with the Chief Financial Officer; Installs and assists in the installation of telecom equipment. Maintain wiring plans throughout the District. AS or BS degree in Electronics Technology, or related field; BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration, or related field preferred. Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking; Certified Network Administrator preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in data processing and/or computer operations, analysis, and problem resolution with a minimum of 1 year lead/supervisory experience. Demonstrated expertise in local area networks – both hardware and software, PC’s, PC operating systems, and PC software. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. Complete job description, a benefits package, and application available at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org. EEOE.

    Morrow County Health District believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to those we serve and the District as a whole.  Every day our patients, families, other healthcare providers, visitors, and coworkers are always deserving of exceptional, friendly service, and the highest level of quality care possible.  This is made possible by all employees agreeing to adhere to the District’s Promise of Excellence and upholding our True North Statement of “Welcoming our patients and providing exceptional care.”

    Your contribution to the District and those we care for is not limited by the responsibilities set forth in this position description.  This description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the employee nor the organization to just the work identified.  It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary.

    Title:   Information Systems Director            

    Dept:  Information Systems

    Exempt/Non-Exempt:     Exempt                            

    Reports to:  CEO

    Effective Date: 3/10/20

    General Position Summary:

    The Information Systems (IS) Director is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of information in and through all computer systems.  This involves administering, inventorying, maintaining, programming, and troubleshooting the District network; network hardware/security, computer and server systems, printers, phones, and software programs and utilities.  Analyzes proposed and actual projects in terms of equipment and personnel equipment with full project management responsibilities directing assigned staff during the planning and implementation phases of the projects.  This is a leadership position and requires leadership skills and experience.

    Essential Functions: 

    1. Manages all District computers and peripheral devices, including installing, changing, and upgrading of software and hardware, and troubleshooting complex issues that arise with assistance from contracted IT vendor.
    2. Administers, and maintains employee access to network, computers, and peripherals.
    3. Performs computer installations, maintenance, and repairs.
    4. Maintains hardware and software audits to ensure the District is in compliance with all licensing agreements.
    5. Responsible for the USAC Rural Health Care Funding process and reporting.
    6. Administer and maintain the Emergency Medical Services reporting website.
    7. Process Help Desk Requests, provide support to District staff on their work computers and software.
    8. Administers, maintains, supports the District’s electronic health record program.
    9. Maintains physical security of server rooms, technology areas in each facility, and the staff offices.
    10. Ensures backups and restores are completed in a timely manner
    11. Provides education and training for employees as needed on computer operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, electronic health records program, remote communications, and other District utilized programs.
    12. Attend monthly Department Director Meetings and if requested, Board of Director’s meetings. Attend required in-services and educational programs.
    13. Manages personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary process, submission of time cards, tracking of time and attendance and vacation coverage for department staff. Work collaboratively with the Human Resources Director for assistance in areas related to personnel.
    14. Develops policies and procedures for the department and ensures proper training of staff.
    15. Responsible for preparing the annual department budget with the Chief Financial Officer.
    16. Installs and assists in the installation of telecom equipment.
    17. Maintain wiring plans throughout the District.
    18. Keep the supervisor apprised of the current status of internal projects and ongoing projects being completed by the IT vendors.
    19. Actively identifies issues within District departments, reports them to the supervisor, pursues feedback, and actively participates in resolution methods.
    20. Ensure the department is ready for inspection/survey at all times.

    Secondary Functions

    1. Establishes hardware and software standards and future growth planning in concert with the IT vendor.
    2. Researches equipment/software for both suitability to task, and for availability for identified needs.
    3. Determines computer needs and how best to meet those needs by specifying, making recommendations, assisting with the ordering process.
    4. Pulls, terminates, and tests network cabling.
    5. Prepare department report as part of the annual Critical Access Hospital Report and participate in the annual meeting.
    6. Ensure all safety inspections, drills, and staff education are completed as per policy.
    7. Other duties as deemed appropriate by Administration.

    Job Scope:

    Supervisory Responsibility:  The Information Services Director supervises one full-time employee.  Will approve timesheets, vacation requests as per policy, and other time off.  Conducts annual performance evaluations on a staff member.  Oversees and tracks required training. Works with Human Resources Director on personnel issues when needed.

    Interpersonal Contacts: Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills to accomplish a variety of work with various groups of people, including the staff the manager oversees, other Department Directors, all District staff, physicians and medical providers as well as vendors, contractors, community partners, and the general public. The director stays in contact with the CEO as needed.  A demonstrated understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures is required.  Must be able to interact with others in a thoughtful and professional manner.

    Specific Job Ability: The Information Systems Director must have a broad knowledge of computer systems, networking, and operating systems.  Must use creative thinking, problem-solving skills on a regular basis.  Utilize time management principles for prioritization, organization, and efficiency. Requires excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.  Must have good knowledge and understanding of HIPAA security rules and regulations.  Must be able to troubleshoot electronic medical equipment issues and administer/maintain various forms of electronic patient data.

    Specific Job Effort:

    1. Will work indoors at desks, in attics, and crawlspaces so must be able to function in small tight places in awkward positions and be able to constantly bend, squat, kneel, climb, crawl, and twist.
    2. The position will require varying work hours to accommodate server and network work and upgrades, as well as operating system software upgrades.
    3. Be able to sit or stand for long periods of time with the ability to grasp, push, pull, carry, or otherwise manipulate tools and items on a constant basis.
    4. Must be able to frequently lift over 25 pounds.
    5. Mental efforts of the position include juggling many duties at once and having to change tasks as priorities change. May be stressful at times.
    6. Subject to exposure to infectious diseases, substances, and odors.
    7. The position will require travel between various points within the District and will involve some out of town travel for training, supplies.

    Education, Experience, and Certification/Licensure:

    • AS or BS degree in Electronics Technology, or related field; BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration, or related field preferred.
    • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking; Certified Network Administrator preferred.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in data processing and/or computer operations, analysis, and problem resolution with a minimum of 1 year lead/supervisory experience.
    • Demonstrated expertise in local area networks – both hardware and software, PC’s, PC operating systems, and PC software.
  • Screener (Full time)

    Full time Screener

    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a full time screener at Irrigon Medical Clinic. Schedule is Monday through Friday. Involves taking temp and asking questionnaire questions and recording data. Personal protective equipment provided. This position also backs up the front desk. Must be reliable and have basic office skills and experience.$15.10 -$16.65 per hour with Cost of Living Adjustment July 1st. Background check and drug screen required. Applications are available below or at the clinic. Contact Clinic Director Karma Ezell at 541-922-2623 for more information.

Application & Benefits

  • Benefits Package

    Morrow County Health District Benefits Package

    Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
    Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long Term Disability Insurance
    Employee Assistance Program
    Education Reimbursement Program
    District paid 5% – 6% of salary contribution to a self- directed 401(a) plan based on audited year-end financial statement. Voluntary 457 and 403(b) contribution plans available.
    Paid Air Ambulance Membership for employee and legal dependents
    Paid Ground Ambulance Membership for employee and legal dependents
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Leave – accrued by hours worked
    Paid Vacation – accrued by hours worked
    Free physical exam and lab work for employee and spouse
    Free Tobacco Cessation Program
    No cost Hep B Series and Annual Flu Shot
    AFLAC plans available for purchase
    Credit Union membership and payroll savings plan available

    *Contact HR Director Patti Allstott. 541-676-2949, for more information

  • Application Information

    Download the Application

    The District Employment application requires Adobe Reader installed on your computer. You can download Adobe Reader at www.adobe.com. To fill out the application electronically, first save the application to your computer. Then open the application saved to your computer prior to filling out the form. There have been issues where applications are missing information due to the form being filled out first then saved to the computer.

    Download the ApplicationOregon Nurse Staffing Law:  SB 469 Anti-Retaliation Notice

    Completed applications can be submitted in the following ways:

    Email: employment@mocohd.org

    Fax(541) 676-2901 – Attn: HR

    Drop off at any Morrow County Health District location

    Mail to the attention of HR

    Morrow County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Area Information

    Information concerning the area can be found at the following websites:

    Heppner Chamber of Commercewww.HeppnerChamber.com
    Morrow Countywww.morrowcountyoregon.com
    Morrow County School Districtwww.morrow.k12.or.us