Morrow County Health District 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

Available Employment Opportunities

  • Registered Nurse

    Registered Nurse

    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,  a very friendly “home town” community surrounded by great outdoor recreation.  Less than an hour from Hermiston, 90 minutes from the Tri-Cities, WA.   Flexible work schedule, $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 here. Must be currently licensed in Oregon. Competitive wage and $5/hr. shift differential, Excellent benefit package.  We have a great team of professionals in all departments. Come visit us.  For more information contact CNO Jamie Houck at 541-676-2947.  Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. EEOE.

    Reports to: DNS
    Department: Nursing
    Classification: RN – Non Union
    Date: June 2016

    Job Summary

    Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, the Charge Nurse will plan, direct, and evaluate total nursing care and functions during a particular shift, in accordance with established philosophy and policy. Nursing staff are assigned the care of patients in accordance with patient’s needs, the qualifications and competence of the nurse.  The RN is responsible for orientation, training and management of personnel.  Relates effectively with other shifts for continuity of care; maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units, participates in all phases of education, maintenance of records, and upgrading of policies, procedures and skills.  The RN will practice in accordance with the Oregon State Board of Nursing, Oregon Administrative Rules, Division 45 “Standards and Scope of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse”.  The RN must have a valid, unencumbered license in good standing with the Oregon State Board of Nursing prior to assuming the duties of a Registered Nurse.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Provides the best possible nursing care by planning, organizing, and directing the nursing functions of patients.
    2. Initiates and implements patient’s care plans.
    3. Makes nursing assignments appropriate to skill level of nursing staff.
    4. Maintains acceptable standards of patient care.
    5. Identifies problems and guides personnel to their solution.
    6. Creates a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel.
    7. Accurately and promptly implements physicians’ orders.
    8. Administers medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly.
    9. Maintains standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.
    10. Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment on hand.
    11. Participates in the hospital safety program.
    12. Participates in planning changes and improvements.
    13. Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures.
    14. Is resourceful and calm in emergencies.
    15. Keeps DNS informed of patients needs, and problems on the nursing unit.
    16. Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel.
    17. Assists in reviewing and revising policies and procedures.
    18. Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality.
    19. Displays concern and initiative.
    20. Observes and supports hospital policy.
    21. Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences.
    22. Cooperates and maintains good rapport with nursing staff, medical staff, other departments and visitors.
    23. Participates in the evaluation of employees under supervision.
    24. Participates in DNS call rotation.
    25. When not performing patient care, will assist in minor housekeeping duties by cleaning rooms [to include light mopping, vacuuming and wiping down all surfaces], setting up rooms in preparation of the next patient, emptying small garbage cans; sharps containers and biohazard containers.
    26. When not performing patient care, will assist in central processing by stocking needed supplies to patient care areas, central supply and processing instrumentation for sterile packs.
    27. When not performing patient care, will assist in medical records performing simple documentation filing and copying as needed.
    28. As a member of the Morrow County Health District Team, will represent the organization’s mission, vision and values to our customer and all those we serve.
    29. Uphold the organization’s True North Statement “Welcoming our patients and providing exceptional care”.

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Perform work in the emergency room as needed.
    2. Assist with patient transfers to other facilities as required.
    3. Works in the Hospital Pharmacy and pulls medications and needed, mixes medication and updates the Pharmacy log.
    4. Coverage for Director of Nursing Services as scheduled.
    5. Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    1. Demonstrated supervision of others.
    2. Assumes responsibility for own continued personal and professional growth.
    3. Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming.
    4. Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively.
    5. Ability to learn and adapt as necessary.

    Education and Experience:

    1, High School Graduate or GED.
    2. Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse’s License – in hand.
    3. Two years of clinical practice preferred.
    4. Current CPR certification.
    5. ACLS, TEAM/TNCC, PEPP/PALS required, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.

    Working Conditions

    1. Sitting, standing, bending, lifting and moving patients throughout day.
    2. Willingness to work beyond normal working hours and in other shifts temporarily, when necessary.
    3. Subject to falls, infectious diseases, substances, odors, hostile and emotionally upset patients & family members, etc. throughout the workday.
    4. Exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious substances, hazardous chemicals, toxins and noise.
    5. Occasional exposure to grease, oils and dust and be able to push, pull and lift occasionally over 50 pounds.
    6. Requires manual dexterity including manipulating tools, equipment and items on a regular basis.

  • Information Services Director

    Information Systems 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 the 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 implementations phases of the projects. This is a leadership position and requires leadership skills and experience.  Starting wage is $34.61 to $40.13 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 insure 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 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, 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 the 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 implementations 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 insure the District is in compliance with all licensing agreements.
    5. Responsible for USAC Rural Health Care Funding process and reporting.
    6. Administer and maintain 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 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 department and ensures proper training of staff.
    15. Responsible for preparing 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 supervisor apprised of 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 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 annual Critical Access Hospital Report and participate in 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 employees.  Will approve time sheets, vacation requests as per policy and other time off.  Conducts annual performance evaluation on staff member.  Oversees and tracks required trainings. 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 for 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 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. 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 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. Position will require travel between various points within the District, and will involve some out of town travel for trainings, 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 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.
  • Informatics Analyst

    Informatics Analyst

    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a full time Informatics Analyst.  This position is headquartered at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, located in Heppner, Oregon, approx. 45 miles south of Hermiston. Position may be filled by a partially remote worker on the condition that the worker is able to provide a quiet, uninterrupted place from which to work. On-site presence is required at least one day per week. District to provide necessary equipment to facilitate remote work.  Starting wage from $31.25 to $35.35 per hr.  Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability, paid sick, vacation, holidays, tuition reimbursement plan and more.

    The Informatics Analyst (IA) acts as a liaison between clinical care and information technology, supporting all staff throughout the care continuum in the implementation, learning, use, adoption and optimization of clinical technologies. The IA supports the analysis, design, implementation, evaluation, optimization and maintenance of clinical information applications and projects within the assigned area. Essential functions include: Manages all District software and programs, including installing, changing and upgrading of software and applications; Provides education and training for employees as needed on computer operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, electronic health records programs, remote communications, and other District utilized programs; Maintains software program audits to insure the District is in compliance with all licensing agreements and user access policies; Responsible for all Promoting Interoperability (Meaningful Use) data reporting; Administer and maintain Emergency Medical Services reporting website; Administer and maintain Home Health and Hospice electronic medical record program; Administer and maintain all patient data submissions to state and federal registries. Bachelor’s Degree in related field required, preferably Health Informatics Management or Clinical Health Informatics or equivalent education/experience. At least 3 years’ experience in a position that has the same or similar primary duties working with clinical information systems within a healthcare setting. Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) or Certified Professional in Health Informatics (CPHI) or other equivalent certification or degree is preferred.  Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.  Complete job description, 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:   Informatics Analyst                                        

    Dept:  Information Systems

    Exempt/Non-Exempt:     Non-Exempt                    

    Reports to:  Information Systems Director

    Effective Date: 3/10/20

    General Position Summary:

    The Informatics Analyst (IA) acts as a liaison between clinical care and information technology, supporting all staff throughout the care continuum in the implementation, learning, use, adoption and optimization of clinical technologies. The IA supports the analysis, design, implementation, evaluation, optimization and maintenance of clinical information applications and projects within the assigned area.

    Essential Functions: 

    1. Manages all District software and programs, including installing, changing and upgrading of software and applications.
    2. Provides education and training for employees as needed on computer operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, electronic health records programs, remote communications, and other District utilized programs.
    3. Maintains software program audits to insure the District is in compliance with all licensing agreements and user access policies
    4. Responsible for all Promoting Interoperability (Meaningful Use) data reporting.
    5. Administer and maintain Emergency Medical Services reporting website.
    6. Administer and maintain Home Health and Hospice electronic medical record program.
    7. Administer and maintain all patient data submissions to state and federal registries.
    8. Administer and maintain Relias, Policystat, and Safety Data Sheet websites.
    9. Process help desk requests, troubleshoot complex issues that arise from users and provide support to District staff in their use of computer applications and software.
    10. Creates and provides reports to staff and outside agencies as needed from software technologies.
    11. Keep supervisor apprised of current status of projects.

    Secondary Functions:

    1. Researches software for both suitability to task and availability for identified needs.
    2. Ensure that workflow and training knowledge delivered is consistent with and accurately reflects current national informatics and adult learning standards.
    3. Communicates technology changes, upgrades, and downtimes to clinical customers.
    4. Conduct workflow analysis to improve efficient, reliable use of the clinical information systems.
    5. Other duties as deemed appropriate by supervisor.

    Job Scope:

    Interpersonal Contacts:

    Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills to accomplish a variety of tasks with various groups of people, including department managers, all District staff, physicians and medical providers as well as vendors, contractors, community partners and the general public. A demonstrated understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures is required.  Must be able to interact with others in a thoughtful and professional manner.

    Specific Job Ability:

    The position requires team participation skills delivered in a complex, fast paced environment. Skilled use of clinical information sciences, and fundamentals of project and change management. Must be able to respond and assist staff immediately upon request and follow up on previous interactions to ensure issue resolution, escalation or issue closure. Able to effectively communicate to all staff and be perceived as approachable and reliable.

    Actively and efficiently engages with key leaders, teams and subject matter experts to collaborate on and influence the design and development of projects, curriculum and workflows, and the integration of technology into patient care processes.

    Broad knowledge and understanding of the trends and changes taking place in health care. Ability to prioritize responsibilities and to organize workload to ensure that timeframes are met and the work is successfully completed within deadlines. Working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g., MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Internet, Email). Extensive experience with EHR systems, preferably Centriq. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations; live, via online or virtual mediums.

    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.

    Specific Job Effort: 

    Mental efforts of the position include being highly organized for managing new and ongoing projects, meeting numerous deadlines, juggling many duties at once and having to change tasks as priorities change.  Must utilize excellent communication skills for relating to a broad scope of people, all while working in a highly confidential environment.   Position will require varying work hours to accommodate software upgrades. May be stressful at times.

    Physical efforts include adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to perform duties, must be able to frequently lift over 25 pounds, excessive sitting, walking, bending, stooping, standing. Requires driving to various locations both inside and possibly outside the county.

    Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required, preferably Health Informatics Management or Clinical Health Informatics or equivalent education/experience.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a position that has the same or similar primary duties working with clinical information systems within a healthcare setting.
    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) or Certified Professional in Health Informatics (CPHI) or other equivalent certification or degree is preferred.

    Job Conditions:

    The position is primarily located at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, OR, but will also involve some travel to other District locations throughout the county, as well as travel to various meetings, educational trainings, etc.  Possible exposure to infectious diseases, substances, odors, hazardous materials and noise.

  • Clinic Receptionist

    Clinic Receptionist – Temporary

    Morrow County Health District is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Receptionist at Irrigon Medical Clinic during July, August, and September.  Duties include answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients, operating various computer software, collecting payments.    Requires a highly organized individual with great customer service skills who can work independently.  High School Diploma and some general office experience required, confidential experience preferred.    Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player. Wage dependent on qualifications. Drug screen and background check required.  Applications are available through the link on this page, at Irrigon Medical Clinic, or by contacting Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949.    EEOE.

    Reports to: Director of Primary Care Services

    Department: Irrigon Medical Clinic

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To greet patients, activate patient files, and move patients through a predetermined schedule of appointments at the Health District’s Clinic.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Welcomes patients and visitors in person and on the telephone, answers inquiries or refers questions to other staff members as needed in a polite and friendly manner.
    2. Schedules appointments for the providers to optimize patient satisfaction, provider time, and most effective utilization of examining and treatment rooms.  Prepares a daily schedule of examinations for each provider if assigned.
    3. As part of patient registration, checks insurance status, verifies eligibility of patients at each visit.  Collects co-pay at time of visit.  Updates all information in the Healthland computer system.
    4. Schedule patient appointments by parameters set by providers and approved by Administration and/or the Health District Board.
    5. Confirms next day appointments.
    1. Files dictated chart notes, hospitals, and all outside records in the appropriate places in the patient files.
    2. Completes and copies medical records as requested by patient, clinic providers, and outside sources.
    3. Assists ill or distraught patients as necessary.
    4. Triages all urgent or emergent calls or visits to the provider or their representatives for disposition (clinic visit or emergency room).
    5. Participates in the medical office emergency routine, whenever required.
    6. Assists patients with insurance papers and refers billing questions to the appropriate Patient Business Office staff member.
    7. Prepares deposit for Administration office each day.
    8. Maintains reception area in neat and orderly condition at all times.
    9. Opens and sorts all office mail if assigned.  Delivers outgoing mail to Mail Room at the hospital before 12 noon each day if assigned.
    10. Summons ambulance or other staff members as needed.
    11. Checks to ensure that all necessary information for proper billing is recorded inpatient/computer files.  Talks to patients as necessary regarding account information.
    12. Maintain statistical information as requested by District Administration.
    13. Maintains patient confidentiality, and complies with HIPAA standards.

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Opens office at beginning of day and, depending on work schedule, closes office at end of the day.
    2. Make sure the answering machine is up to date daily and if a notice of closure of the clinic is needed to post where customers can see them.
    3. May assist other staff members with their duties as workload dictates
    4. Copies medical records as requested.
    5. Complete housekeeping duties as assigned.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. High School graduate or equivalent.
    2. Graduate of certified medical office training course or 2 years prior office experience, medical office experience preferred.Personality and demeanor to deal with the public and assist ill and distraught patients.
    3. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing. Maintain a professional, pleasant attitude to coworkers and patients.
    4. Basic office and computer skills. Experience with electronic medical records preferred.
    5. Good organizational 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 communicate clearly with all patients, residents, visitors, and staff and be able to read and understand written instructions.
    • Ability to concentrate on detail with constant interruptions and be able to prioritize jobs.
    • Ability to remember day to day schedule changes and assignments.

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Completed applications can be submitted in the following ways:
      • Emailpattia@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
Morrow County Tourism – www.morrowcountytourism.net