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Health Services Operations Specialist

Deschutes County

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Health Services Operations Specialist

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Health Services Operations Specialist


$4,468.26 - $5,987.89 Monthly


Bend, OR

Job Type

Limited duration, full-time, full benefits


Health Services

Job Number



3/5/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

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Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community based settings.


We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices.

Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods.

We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team.


This position is part of the Public Health service area, which works to keep people healthy and safe by striving to improve and protect the health of people in Deschutes County. Public Health COVID-19 teams provide vaccination events and related supports in the community; they provide logistical and operational support primarily to COVID-19 Program activities in vaccine clinical settings and to support an unhoused population at a COVID isolation motel. This position will provide an opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of a vital Public Health team that is focused on activities to help keep our community healthy which includes disease prevention, surveillance and control; food and consumer safety; assuring clean and safe drinking water; ensuring access to essential health services; providing education about healthy lifestyles; implementing strategies to reduce and prevent high-risk behaviors among youth; and responding to pandemics and emerging threats, outbreaks and other events.

The general work schedule is Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. A candidate may be required to work an alternative work schedule to support late evening weekend events that are more convenient for the public to access services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop, and implement operational and logistics support for Public Health Program community events, projects and activities.

  • Prepare and decommission equipment and resources, including coordinating with vendors, to support community set and removal of equipment for community events.

  • Coordinate inventory control for assets and personal protective equipment and supplies.

What You Will Bring:

Knowledge of or experience with:

  • State and federal laws and regulations governing heath care settings including HIPAA.

  • Safe work practices, occupational hazards, and safety precautions in public facilities.

  • County administration policies, including accounting, budgeting, payroll, and personnel rules.

  • Logistic techniques and practices for efficient and cost-effective use of Program resources and supplies.

  • Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient use techniques.

Skill in:

  • Reading, understanding, and interpreting facility construction plans, specifications, and other contract documents.

  • Identifying current and potential building security problems, and developing plans and priorities.

  • Communicating verbal and written instructions and procedures, and enforcing safe work practices.

*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

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$4,451.24 to $5,965.09 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately.


Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $90 per month, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please clickHERE ( for full benefit details.

This is a limited-duration employment position as defined by Deschutes County Code Chapter 3.08.010.The position has identified funding throughJune 30, 2024. Extending the position beyondJune 30, 2024will depend on a continued business need for the position and approval of additional funding. Should this occur, the County may at a later date extend the position end date or offer regular employment status to the incumbent in this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;

  • AND two (2) years of experience in administrative or operational support programs;

  • OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job.

Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.

Deschutes County will comply with the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR 333-019-101 ( ) requiring COVID-19 vaccination for employees working in a healthcare setting. It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent provide proof of vaccination status or request and be approved for an exemption based on legitimate medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs (for detailed information on exceptions, please review section (4), (A) and (B) ( ) by October 18, 2021 or their date of hire, whichever is later. Deschutes County provides reasonable accommodation as required by applicable law, and those finalists seeking a reasonable accommodation from the vaccination requirement may submit a copy of the medical or religious exemption form as prescribed by the Oregon Health Authority in order to certify the reasons for requesting an exemption. There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates that progress to the final stage of the process.

Excellent County benefit package when eligible.

Deschutes County offers eligible employees a comprehensive health care package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 1 month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, Deschutes County provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees.

Employer paid benefit offerings include:

  • Life Insurance for employee and dependents

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Retirement Program through Oregon PERS

  • Time Management Leave

Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include:

  • 125 Flexible Spending Program

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Program

  • Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance

To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please click on Employee Benefits.


This position requires a High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of experience in administrative or operational support programs; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job. Do you meet the qualifications as listed above?

  • Yes

  • No


    Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications as listed above. Be specific with regard to education and years of experience.


    Are you able to meet the requirements of the position with or without accommodation?

  • Yes

  • No

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Deschutes County Human Resources


1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201Bend, Oregon, 97703


(541) 330-4643



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Deschutes County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 18, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Bend, Oregon
  • Salary: negotiable
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