Available Employment Opportunities

  • Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse


    Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner is seeking two full-time RNs. $1,000 sign-on bonus and $1,000 relocation allowance. Competitive wage, excellent work environment, and benefits package. New Oregon Grads welcome to apply. For more information contact HR Manager Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949. Applications are available thru the link on this page or by calling above number. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. EEOE.


    Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

    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.
    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.
    Participates in DNS call rotation.
    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.
    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”.


    Perform work in the emergency room as needed.
    Assist with patient transfers to other facilities as required.
    Works in the Hospital Pharmacy and pulls medications and needed, mixes medication and updates the Pharmacy log.
    Coverage for Director of Nursing Services as scheduled.
    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.
    Two years of clinical practice preferred.
    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.

  • Clinic Coder


    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a half-time Clinic Coder position for Irrigon Medical Clinic, which could possibly go to full-time in 2018. Flexible schedule allows most work to be done from home with some regular on-site clinic visits. Prefer a graduate of a certified medical coding program including ICD-10; or 5 years coding experience with minimum three years family practice clinic coding experience, medical revenue cycle and Electronic Health Record experience, and be willing to enroll in District sponsored training program to become certified. Must be proficient with basic office skills, Word and Excel, have good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. Competitive compensation and excellent benefit package. Applications are available through the link on this page, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, at Irrigon Medical Clinic and the Ione Community Clinic. Closes October 6th. MCHD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

    Job Summary

    Responsible for the diagnosis and procedure coding, capture and correct data entry of all charges generated by providers and staff of all Morrow County Health District Clinics.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Accurately and timely code procedures and diagnoses for all clinic patient visits. Input charges. Required reporting related to coding, month end close and others as assigned.
    2. Research charge related questions.
    3. Keep Clinic Supplies and Pharmaceutical Charges List current as reported by the manager of MCHD Central Supply.
    4. Stay current on coding rules and regulations as listed in the ICD, CPT, and HCPCS manuals.
    5. Participate in the medical office emergency routine whenever required. Summon ambulance or other staff members as needed.
    6. Attend staff meetings, attend all required inservice/educational programs and meetings.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or District Administration.

    Education and Experience:

    1. High school graduate or GED.
    2. Graduate of certified medical coder training including ICD-10 and 5 years coding experience preferred; minimum of three years of family practice clinic coding experience with ability to go through District sponsored training program to become certified.
    3. Experience in medical revenue cycle and Electronic Health Record.
    4. Proficient with basic office skills such as keyboarding, 10 key proficiency, filing.
    5. Proficient with computers and software programs such as Excel and Word.
    6. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.
    7. Must work well in a team environment.

    Working Conditions:

    1. Sitting, bending, reaching intermittently throughout the day.
    2. Subject to infectious diseases, substances, odors, hostile and emotionally upset patients & family members, etc. throughout the work day.

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Completed applications can be submitted in the following ways:
  • Emailrecruiting@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