A Lifestyle to Love

Why work for us?

Location, Location, Location
Heppner is the County Seat of Morrow County. It is a beautiful small, family town in rural northeast Oregon that lies 20 minutes from the Blue Mountains, one hour from the Columbia River, 45 miles from Hermiston, 80 miles south of Washington’s Tri-Cities, and 190 miles from Portland.

Family First
Morrow County school districts serve kindergarten through secondary students in all communities. They provide small student to teacher ratios, a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports, and valuable community partnerships that center your child in their community’s social, recreational, and cultural life. This rural community education model helps your child develop the skills and self-reliance they need to be successful and responsible citizens. Additionally, Blue Mountain Community College provides post-secondary opportunities locally with a campus in Pendleton, OR.

Outdoor Oasis
The community enjoys a 9-hole golf course, waterpark with indoor therapy pool, outside exercise gym with pickleball court, tennis court and two city parks. The surrounding area has abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for the whole family, including camping, fishing, boating, bird and big game hunting, biking, hiking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and off road vehicle riding with a large mountain ATV park nearby.

Festival Spirit
Morrow County residents love to celebrate together. Enjoy annual events throughout the county, including the Morrow County Fair and Rodeo, Watermelon Festival, St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and holiday markets. Enjoy fresh produce and support local artists while attending farmers’ markets and the First Friday arts and music showcase every summer.

Competitive Benefits Package
We offer a robust benefits package that includes tuition reimbursement, excellent health benefits, paid time off/sick leave, holidays and more! For more information, check out the full listing of our benefits at the bottom of this page.

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Current Career Opportunities

  • Chief Financial Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Morrow County Health District is accepting applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer.  Position is located at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, OR.

    This position is responsible for the control of District assets and the preparation of complete and accurate financial information records. The CFO directs and supervises several related areas. Negotiates, implements, and monitors all third party Payor contracts.  Also provides oversight, along with the CEO, for Willow Creek Valley Assisted Living Corp (WCVALC) finances, budgeting, and insurance coverages.  The CFO participates as a member of the Executive Committee.

    Responsibilities include maintaining appropriate accounting systems to provide complete, timely, and accurate financial information,  Developing, implementing, and maintaining budgeting process including monitoring and reporting of District and departmental performance, Responsible for accumulating information and preparing schedules required by the District’s Auditors for the audit and cost report preparation, Responsible for ensuring filing of all mandated reports with the state and other government agencies i.e. Quarterly payroll taxes, 340B State Medicaid Reporting, Databank, Annual Hospital Surveys, Hospital Provider Tax, School Based Health Center, and Community Benefit..

    Position requirements: Bachelor’s degree with major in accounting, business, or finance preferred. Minimum of 5 years prior Accounting and Management experience required.

    Proficiency in payroll processing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger accounting is required.  Excellent interpersonal skills to relate effectively with department heads, providers, administration, and the public on a continual basis. Must have the ability to direct and supervise the activities of subordinates. Coordinate all lending needs of the District. Must be computer literate and possess the ability to learn computer applications as necessary and other office equipment. Must be bondable.

    Starting salary range $116,562 – $131,879K DOQ. Excellent benefit package. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. Application available thru the link on this page, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital or by calling 541-676-2923.  Contact HR Director Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949, for additional information. EEOE.

  • Chief Nursing Officer

    Chief Nursing Officer

    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a full-time Chief Nursing Officer at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, 1 21-bed CAH located in rural NE Oregon with no surgery or OB.  This position plans and coordinates nursing services with members of the Health District’s medical and administrative systems.  Also participates as a member of the District’s Executive Team. The CNO is responsible for patient care, staff management, resource and fiscal management, and Nursing quality assurance. Requires a minimum of an Associates of Applied Science degree in Nursing, BSN or Masters degree preferred, 2-5 years CNO/DNS experience or demonstrated progressive supervisory experience, current Oregon RN license, ACLS/PALS/TNCC certifications.  Competitive wage and excellent benefits.   For more information contact Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949. Applications are available online at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org, or in person at the hospital’s Patient Business Office, or by calling 541-676-2949 or 541-676-9133.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.   EEOE.

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    Chief Nursing Officer

  • Clinic Receptionist – PMC (FT)

    Clinic Receptionist – PMC (FT)

    Morrow County Health District is accepting applications for a full-time Receptionist at Pioneer Memorial Clinic. Duties include positively interacting with patients in person and on the phone, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and obtaining current information, operating various computer software programs, collecting payments and more. Requires highly organized individual with great positive attitude and excellent customer service skills who can work independently.  High School Diploma and two years general office experience required, medical office experience with electronic health record software preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.  Starting pay rate $22.01 – $24.31 DOQ with Cost of Living Adjustment 7/1. Excellent benefits package. Background check and pre-employment drug screen required. Applications are available thru the link on this page, at the Patient Business Office at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, or by contacting Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949.  Closes 2/18, 5 p.m.  EEOE.

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    Clinic Receptionist

  • Director of Irrigon Medical Clinic

    Director of Irrigon Medical Clinic

    Morrow County Health District is seeking a Director for Irrigon Medical Clinic, a Rural Health Clinic and Patient Centered Primary Care Home. The Director will manage the operations and delivery of services at the clinic. This includes implementing standards, standard work protocols, policies and supervision of all clerical staff and medical assistants. This is a leadership position and requires leadership skills and experience. Essential functions include increasing organizational awareness in the community served to increase patient volumes, working with various District partners to implement programs that promote health and access to primary care in the service area; working with various staff to ensure the clinic is certified and continuously meets criteria and compliance for various programs, working collaboratively with medical providers and staff to ensure meaningful quality metrics are selected, tracked and continuously improved. The Director works closely with the COO, prepares annual clinic budgets with the CFO, and participates in monthly Department Director Meetings.

    Requires excellent organizational and communication skills; planning and project management skills and the use of project management tools. Critical thinking capability, demonstrated skill with software programs including Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word, required, along with the ability to become an expert user of the District’s Electronic Medical Record software. Successful applicant must have five years of leadership and management experience, medical clinic management preferred. Some college education required, Bachelor degree in Healthcare Administration, Business, or related field preferred.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. Starting salary $75 – $84+K with COLA 7/1 and after probation increase. Excellent benefits package. Complete job description and application are available through the link on this page or by calling HR Director Patti Allstott at 541-676-2949. EEOE.

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    Director of Irrigon Medical Clinic

  • Family Medicine Physician – Irrigon Medical Clinic

    Family Medicine Physician

    Irrigon Medical Clinic (Morrow County Health District)

    We are a busy rural health clinic seeking a board-certified Family Medicine physician. Successful candidates will have a passion for rural medicine and an interest in contributing to a small, close-knit community.  MCHD advocates work/life balance. With wide-open skies, sagebrush plains, and picturesque mountain ranges, endless outdoor activities, from fishing to hiking, Eastern Oregon is the perfect setting to have it all.

    Morrow County school districts serve kindergarten through secondary students in all communities. They provide small student to teacher ratios, a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports, and valuable community partnerships. Additionally, Blue Mountain Community College provides post-secondary opportunities locally with a campus in Pendleton, Oregon.

    Morrow County Health District is a non-profit Oregon Special District.  We offer a wide range of services to care for patients throughout the county, including, a Critical Access Hospital in Heppner, two additional Rural Health Clinics in Heppner and Ione, a county-wide ambulance service, home health, and hospice services.  In your role as Family Medicine Physician, you will be welcomed and supported by a team of professionals, all of whom are committed to providing excellent, patient-centered care.

    Requirements:

    • Family Medicine Experience
    • Board Certification
    • PALS/ACLS Certified

    Salary and Benefits:

    • $108-128/Hour (Depending on family practice experience)
    • $20,000 Sign on bonus
    • 30 Days PTO / Sick, 10-days for CME, and 11 District Holidays
    • 100% coverage on health benefits for family (Medical, Dental and Vision)
    • Position with flexible 4- or 5- day work week (Four 10-hour days preferred)

    To inquire about this opportunity to become the newest member of our medicals staff, please contact Emily Reynolds Roberts, M.Ed., CCEP, Interim Chief Executive Officer by email: emilyr@mocohd.org.

  • Full-Time Irrigon Ambulance EMTs

    Full-Time Irrigon Ambulance EMTs

    Morrow County Health District is seeking 4 full-time EMT-Basics AND 2 full-time Intermediate or Paramedic level EMTs for permanent positions at Irrigon Ambulance Station. Applicants must be currently licensed in Oregon. Job duties include emergency response and transport and participation in community health-related activities within scope of practice for license level. Must work well with the public and possess good communication skills.  Bilingual a plus.  Starting pay ranges:  Basic:  $22.09 – $24.39; Intermediate – $25.41 – $28.05; Paramedic $33.51 – $37.00; all with increase after completion of standard 4-month probationary period. Night Shift pays an additional $2.00 differential per hour.

    Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision with health insurance for employee and spouse, or employee and children at no cost to you. Also life & long term disability coverages, paid sick, holidays, vacation, retirement, education reimbursement program, ground and air ambulance membership, more.   Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.  For information, contact EMS Director Donna Sherman, donnas@mocohd.org, 541-676-9133.  Applications are available through the link on this page or by calling 541-676-2923.   EEOE.

  • 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.

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    Hospice RN

    Home Health RN

  • Hospital RN

    Hospital RN

    Morrow County Health District has an opening for a full-time Registered Nurse for Pioneer Memorial Hospital, a 21-bed Critical Access Hospital in Heppner, OR.  $5,000 Sign-on Bonus.  New Oregon Grads welcome to apply. Our small hospital provides a wide range of experience in all areas and a comprehensive orientation period.  You will get to know your patients and see your care make a difference. Must be currently licensed in Oregon. Competitive wage, with Cost of Living Adjustment on 7/1.  Excellent benefit package with health insurance for employee and spouse, or employee and children at no cost to you. For more information contact Nurse Managers Mindy Smith or Janice Beardsley at 541-676-2947.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.  Applications and complete job description are available thru links on this page or by calling 541-676-2923.  EEOE. 

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    Hospital RN

  • Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance Technician

    Morrow County Health District has an opening for a full time Maintenance Technician at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner.  Must have a high school diploma and valid Oregon driver’s license.  Previous maintenance experience, computer skills preferred.  Must be able to work in confined spaces and high places. Some heavy lifting.   Successful applicant will be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal direction.  Background check and drug screen required.  $21.77 – $24.03/hr DOQ and excellent benefit package with health insurance for employee and spouse, or employee and children at no cost to you. Cost of Living Adjustment on 7/1 and wage step increase after probation in 4 months. For more information contact Dan Sharp 541-676-2929. Applications and complete job description are available online at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, or by calling 541-676-2923.  EEOE

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    Maintenance Technician

  • Medical Assistant (PT)

    Medical Assistant (PT)

    Morrow County Health District has an opening for a fill-in Medical Assistant to cover at Pioneer Memorial Clinic, Ione Community Clinic and Irrigon Medical Clinic as needed.  Prior Medical Assisting and Electronic Health Record experience required, certification and phlebotomy experience preferred. Pre-employment drug screen, background check required.  Starting rate $19.41 – $20.59, higher with Certification or LPN or RN license, plus cost of Living Adjustment July 1 and increase at end of 4-month probationary period.  For more information contact HR Director Patti Allstott at 541-676-2949. Applications are available at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org and at Pioneer Memorial Hospital. EEOE.

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    Medical Assistant

  • Medical Assistant (FT)

    Medical Assistant

    Morrow County Health District has an opening for a Full-time Medical Assistant at  Pioneer Memorial Clinic in Heppner. Prior Medical Assisting and Electronic Health Record experience required, Certification and phlebotomy experience preferred. Pre-employment drug screen, background check required.  Starting rate $18.33 – $20.59 w/o certification, $18.88 – $21.25 with Certification or $22.56 – $25.93 with LPN license or $23.13 – $26.19 with RN license, plus cost of Living Adjustment July 1 and increase at end of 4-month probationary period.  Excellent benefits package.  For more information contact HR Director Patti Allstott at 541-676-2949.  Full job description, list of benefits and applications are available through links on this page and at Pioneer Memorial Hospital. EEOE.

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    Clinic Medical Assistant I

    Clinic Medical Assistant II

  • Nightshift Certified Medication Aide or Licensed Professional Nurse

    Nightshift Certified Medication Aide or Licensed Professional Nurse

    Pioneer Memorial Hospital, a small, 21-bed Critical Access Hospital in Heppner, Oregon has a FT opening for a Nightshift Certified Medication Aide or LPN.   Medication Aide starting range $18.17 – $20.34 goes to $18.98 – $21.25 on 7/1/22 PLUS $1.50/hr. shift differential.  LPN starting range $22.56 – $25.93 goes to $23.58 – $27.10 on 7/1/22 PLUS $1.50/HR. shift differential. Pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screen required. For Job Descriptions, complete list of benefits and Application, visit www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org on the Careers Opportunity page. For additional information contact CNO Kathleen Greenup at 541-676-2947. EEOE.

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    Certified Medication Aide

    Licensed Professional Nurse

  • Phlebotomist

    Phlebotomist

    Morrow County Health District is accepting application for a part-time Phlebotomist for M-F weekday mornings at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner.  Phlebotomy skills or previous medical experience and electronic medical record experience required. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and exceptional customer service.  $15.85 – $17.50 to start with Cost of Living Adjustment 7/1/22 and increase after 4-month probationary period. Will be eligible for pro-rated benefits.  Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.  Applications are available at www.morrowcountyhealthdistrict.org on the Career Opportunities page and at Pioneer Memorial Hospital.  For more information, contact Lab Director Donna Sherman, 541-676-9133.  Morrow County Health District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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    Phlebotomist

  • Psychologist

    Psychologist

    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a full-time Psychologist for Pioneer Memorial Clinic in Heppner. The Psychologist in this position will identify, triage and manage patients with mental and behavioral health issues within the primary care clinic setting.  This position works closely with medical providers and staff to provide screening and brief intervention services as well as assessment, referrals and short term therapy for patients. Also provides patient education strategies and develops specific behavioral change plans for patients and behavioral health protocols for target populations. Must possess an active and unencumbered Oregon Licensed and be in good standing. Three to five years’ clinical experience preferred.

    Starting salary $90K, excellent benefits. Background check and pre-employment drug screen required. Send resume/CV to HR Director Patti Allstott: pattia@mocohd.org or use application link on this page. For more information contact COO Troy Soenen at troys@mocohd.org.  EEOE.

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    Psychologist

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

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    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.

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    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