Nursing Supervisor - Student Health Centers

Multnomah County Health Department | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 1/05/2021

Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.

Pay Range:

$72,390.95 - $108,585.56 Annual


Job Type:

Regular Non-Represented

Exemption Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

The Opportunity:


Join a team that includes Portland’s most outstanding healthcare professionals. APPLY TODAY!

Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a 1.0 FTE Nursing Supervisor to serve in the Integrated Clinical Services Division, School Health Centers.

SHC is a unit within Integrated Clinical Services (ICS) whose mission is to facilitate access to comprehensive preventive primary health care and mental health services for Multnomah County school-age youth to keep them healthy and ready to learn.

The program operates 9 centers in coordination with five school districts: Centennial, David Douglas, Parkrose, Reynolds and Portland Public Schools, and the School Based Mental Health Program of the Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division. The Nursing Supervisor works collaboratively with the SHC leadership team (Clinic Manager, Program Supervisor, and Operations Administrator) to ensure that clinic operations are safe, effective, continuously improving, meet the needs of the population served, and support the professional development of staff. Participates in shaping the overall clinical policies for Health Department primary care and is a member of the provider lead and primary care leadership teams.

The Nursing Supervisor is also instrumental in creating a work culture of respect, trust and understanding for the highly diverse populations the Health Department serves in the office and in the community.

As the Student Health Center Nursing Supervisor you will:

  • Assure compliance with health department guidelines, policies, procedures and standards for nursing services, pharmacy, and lab; including but not limited to national, state and regional review processes (OHA, JCAHO, HIPAA, OSHA, CLIA).
  • Be responsible for the hiring, direct supervision, development and mentorship of the RNs, LPNs, and MAs in program area, including coaching, training, performance reviews, career development, and succession planning.
  • Participate as an integral member of the SHC leadership team.
  • Work with nursing and administrative leadership to ensure the continuity of care and compliance with the rules of licensure and practice.
  • Contribute to the goal of creating/maintaining an integrated, comprehensive service delivery system through effective collaboration with clients, schools, and school districts, MESD, community organizations, employees, Public Health, Health Department management, and contractors.
  • Oversee performance of primary care clinics which includes utilizing standard methods, mechanisms and systems for monitoring and evaluating clinical performance.
  • Maintain staffing levels and is responsible for the goals and financial performance of each clinic.
  • Work with the clinic leadership team, promote patient and staff satisfaction and create an environment of accountability of staff towards outstanding customer service.
  • Be accountable for the performance of the clinic revenue cycle which includes nurse charges, coding and documentation.

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in nursing.
  • Experience: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible nursing experience in community public health, inpatient or outpatient care.
  • Licensure: Unencumbered Registered RN in the state of Oregon by the time of hire.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Required to pass a Portland Public School District criminal background check.
  • Must possess valid drivers license (this position requires daily car travel to health center sites located in schools).

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Related public sector experience with experience in school based health setting.
  • At least three years of lead or supervisory experience.

The Application Packet:

1. A resume or curriculum vitae

2. A cover letter addressing why you are interested in this opportunity with us and how your qualifications and experiences make you the ideal candidate for this position. The cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

  • Initial review of minimum qualifications
  • Phone screen
  • Oral exam
  • Consideration of top candidates
  • Language assessment (if applicable)
  • Background, reference, and education checks

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.



Jon Marquardt



+1 (503) 9888647 x88647

Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Job Profile:

Healthcare & Public Health | Management | Nursing

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