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Public Health Technician

Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services
Chiloquin, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Public Health Technician position is a versatile role that works with several programs within Public Health’s Health Promotion Section.  These programs include but are not limited to: Communicable Disease Contact Tracing, Wrap-Around Services, Vaccination Promotion, Employee Health, Patient Support, Injury Prevention, Reproductive Health & Family Planning, and Community Health Education. Public Health Technicians promote community health and wellness through carrying out program functions, educational trainings, vaccination and health-related events, and connecting tribal members to needed resources.

Company Description
Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services is a division of the Klamath Tribes and is responsible for providing healthcare services to the Native American population who reside in Klamath County. Any person living in Klamath County who is able to provide proof of their Native American heritage is eligible to receive healthcare services at The Klamath Tribes Wellness Center.

OUR VISION
In service of its mission, Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services envisions a vibrant and healthy tribal community through the delivery of an accessible, high-quality, innovative, sustainable, and culturally-relevant healthcare program.

OUR MISSION
To advance the overall mission of The Klamath Tribes and the trust responsibilities of the Indian Health Service and the United States government by providing quality, comprehensive, patient-focused health care in a culturally-sensitive manner while eliminating disparities and barriers to health.

OUR CORE VALUES
Waq’lis ?i is a term from our language and means “How are you?” We have incorporated the word to help convey our core values to one another. Core values are the principles that guide our day to day behaviors, our decisions, our actions and our relationships with each other and with the people we serve.

(W) Wellness – We strive to improve the wellbeing of our patients through preventive approaches to health management by providing services to increase balance in body, mind, spirit, and heart.

(A) Accountability – We accept responsibility for our actions, attitudes and mistakes.

(Q) Quality – We strive to deliver high quality patient care and we all take part in quality improvement activities. We endeavor to ensure patient and employee safety.

(L) Leadership Excellence – Every KTHFS employee is a leader. Our actions are driven by our desire to do our best at all times. We work together to make the most efficient use of our resources, with dedication, commitment and perseverance.

(I) Integrity and Ethics – We accept responsibility for our behaviors and aspire to the highest standards of ethical conduct and performance. We are honest in our everyday business dealings. We protect confidentiality and secure patient health information.

(S) Service and Sensitivity – We demonstrate commitment to our community through exceptional service to all internal and external customers. Going above and beyond for all of our patients is our expectation. We honor cultural traditions and values and we treat others the way we want to be treated, with sensitivity. We always respond to the needs of our patients and fellow workers—with respect and compassion.

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(I) Innovation – We seek innovative solutions on issues affecting the health of our patients and the status of the organization.

Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services

Address

204 Pioneer Street

Chiloquin, OR
USA

Industry

Healthcare