Available Employment Opportunities

  • Respiratory Therapist


    Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner is seeking a part-time Respiratory Therapist. Competitive wage and excellent work environment. For more information, contact HR Manager Patti Allstott, 541-676-2949. Applications are available to the right or at the hospital’s Patient Business Office, or by calling 541-676-2949. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.  Morrow County Health District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

    Respiratory Therapist

    Reports To: CEO
    Department: Respiratory Therapy
    Classification: Non-Union
    Date: April 11,2016 Revised: N/A

    Job Summary

    This position provides direct patient care in all aspects of respiratory therapy. This includes diagnostic testing, patient evaluation and assessment, and administration of therapeutic respiratory therapy. Other duties involve other regular activities such as scheduling patients, patient follow-up, supply management and troubleshooting equipment. The Respiratory Therapist works under the direction of the ordering or supervising physician and reports to the CEO.

    Essential Functions

    • Respiratory medication administration and education
    • Physical assessment
    • Arterial blood gas punctures/specimen collections
    • Set-up and management of both invasive and non-invasive ventilation
    • Bronchial hygiene therapy
    • Pulmonary function testing
    • Oxygen therapy assessment and management including overnight oximetry.
    • Cardiac event monitor set-ups and daily monitoring for reports.
    • Holter monitor set-ups and uploading information to be scored and interpreted
    • Cardiac stress testing
    • Electrocardiography
    • Sputum collections

    Other Department-related functions:

    • Effective communication with the medical team
    • Thorough documentation for procedures performed.
    • Assisting other departments as needed
    • Participation in traumas
    • Outpatient scheduling
    • Patient follow-up

    Additional Responsibilities

    1. Accepts assignment as needed to provide necessary care for all patients.
    2. Communicates suggestions and concerns to appropriate staff.
    3. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • Must possess a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential
    • Active state of Oregon Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
    • Current Basic Life Support Provider (BLS)
    • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) – Optional

    Working Conditions

    1. Sitting, standing, bending, lifting and moving residents/patients throughout the shift.
    2. Willingness to work beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily as assigned.
    3. Subject to falls, infectious diseases, substances, odors, hostile and emotionally upset residents/patients and family members, etc. throughout the workday.
  • Information Technology Specialist


    Morrow County Health District is recruiting for a full-time Information Technology Specialist. Duties include setup, install, maintain and repair computers, servers, software and peripheral devices; support and maintain local area network, provide personal computer support services for all employees, education and training on standard PC software, perform timely processing of production requests; install and maintain telecom equipment and documentation. Involves travel between District locations throughout Morrow County. AS or BS in Electronics Technology, related field or BS or BA in computer science, related field or equivalent experience; knowledge of computer hardware, software and networking; minimum of 3 years’ experience in computer operations, helpdesk, analysis and problem resolution; demonstrated experience in LAN, must have outstanding project, communication and organizational skills and team player mentality. Competitive wage and benefits package. For additional information contact IS Manager Shawn Cutsforth at 541-676-2941. Complete job description and application are available through the link on this page, at the Patient Business Office at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, or by contacting Human Resources at 541-676-2949.EEOE.



    Reports to: IS Manager Department: Information Systems

    Classification: IS

    Date: March 22, 2017

    Job Summary:

    This position will be a line of support for the District staff seeking assistance with computer issues, network issues, printer issues, and software application problems.  The primary responsibility will be to provide technical support in person, by telephone, email, or remote access; installing/maintaining network computers and servers and related equipment; and install/maintain District’s telecom equipment.  Applicant must be self-motivated team player, with a positive attitude and be dedicated to providing excellent customer service in a professional working environment.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Setup, install, maintain, and repair computers, servers, software, and peripheral devices.
    2. Support and maintains local area network (LAN).  This includes wired and wireless network, cabling, network switches, and firewall.
    3. Provide personal computer support services for employees.  This includes setup, configuration and maintenance of personal computers and LAN connections, not only for the hardware but also for standard and dedicated software needed for employees to perform their jobs.
    4. Ensure the timely and efficient processing of production requests.
    5. Provide education and training for employees as needed on the standard PC software of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, email, Client Access and remote communications.
    6. Install and maintain telecom equipment and documentation.
    7. Ensure strict adherence to all Information Systems policies and procedures.
    8. Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information seen or otherwise acquired through position.
    9. Work in conjunction with the Information Services Manager on various requests and projects.
    10. Use time wisely by effectively utilizing time management principles of priority setting, organization, efficiency and by being on time for meetings.
    11. Participate actively in issues related to the overall quality of the Information Systems Department.
    12. Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, orientation, in-service meetings and work shops.
    13. Actively identify problems in the department, report them to the supervisor, pursues feedback and actively participate in resolution methods.
    14. Keep supervisor apprised of current status of projects.
    15. Fulfill departmental requirements in terms of providing work coverage and notification during periods of personal illness, vacation, or education.
    16. Communicate effectively, both written and oral communication, and work cooperatively as a team member to reach District goals.
    17. Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Required:

    • AS or BS degree in Electronics Technology, related field, or equivalent experience.
    • BS or BA degree in computer science, related field preferred, or equivalent experience.
    • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in computer operations, helpdesk, analysis and problem resolution
    • Demonstrated expertise in local area networks – both hardware and software, PC’s, PC operating systems and PC software.
    • Have outstanding project, communication and organizational skills, along with a positive attitude and team player mentality is a must.
    • Must be willing to learn, be punctual, well groomed, and able to frequently lift over 25 pounds.
    • 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.
    • 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.

  • 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.

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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