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Who We Are

It takes a wide range of amazing people to achieve the mission of White Bird Clinic and to be successful in the work that we do. We provide compassionate humanistic healthcare and supportive services to individuals in our community, so everyone receives the care they need. In times of crisis, White Bird is a key agency in the continuum of care for our community. We are Lane County’s Crisis Intervention Service and operate CAHOOTS, a mobile crisis and medic response team for Eugene-Springfield’s Public Safety System.

White Bird is a Federally Qualified Health Center that receives funds from the HRSA Health Center Program to provide primary care services and offers emergency, preventative, and restorative dental care. Uninsured patients are charged on a sliding scale based on income. We provide substance use, end-of-life, and mental health counseling. Benefits assisters can connect clients to OHP and SSI/SSDI supports as well as lifeline phone services and food stamps. Our priority is to serve people who are unserved, underinsured, disabled and/or homeless.

Current Openings

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Bird Shot Site Anchor: This position has responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the White Bird Medical Clinic’s Vaccine Program (Bird Shot), with a specific focus on the Reception/Intake Process: assuring appropriate recording of patient information into electronic record, facilitating patient intake paperwork completion, moving patients through the vaccination process, and supporting other Clinic volunteers. Learn more…
  • CAHOOTS Communications SpecialistCoordinate with White Bird Communications Team and Consulting Department regarding external communication and public representationUpdate CAHOOTS content on the website, 211 resources, and any other directories where such information needs to be kept.Learn more…
  • Electronic Health Records Project Manager: The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Project Manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to analyze requirements, create specifications, build, test, and implement data and reporting solutions that are needed to support NextGen, a 3rd party vendor product. The application will be posted soon.
  • Health Links: “Unite Us” Resource Specialist: This position’s responsibilities will include supporting the “Unite Us” implementation and evaluation within the Medical Program and providing direct service to our patients through the Healthlinks project. Learn more…
  • Human Resources Coordinator: In coordination with the Quality Management Team and Administration Team, this position will oversee the maintenance of accurate personnel records, assist with agency hiring, and keep agency staff aware of changing compliance issues in areas related to Human Resources law and practices, recruiting, and hiring of agency staff. Position reports to the Core Administrative Team, working with a team of 1-3 other HR support assistants. Learn more…
  • Interim Medical Program Coordinator: The aim of this position is to provide leadership and direction to improve existing systems and resources at the medical clinic; to represent the Medical Program in the local professional and planning communities; to develop closer coordination between the Medical and other White Bird programs; and to seek additional backing in order to sustain and expand White Bird’s capacity to deliver medical services to underserved populations in our community. Learn more…
  • IT Systems Administrator: As part of the White Bird IT Team, this position is responsible for the planning, maintenance, and support of the technology which supports White Bird’s programs and services. Learn more…
  • Medical Assistant: This position is responsible for assisting our providers in effectively providing excellent patient care. This position is being hired for up to 40 hours weekly at a rate of $21/hr. Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance and standard sick/vacation pay. Learn more…
  • Medical Assistant Relief Pool: This position is responsible for assisting our providers in effectively providing excellent patient care. This position is being hired on a coverage as needed-basis and the salary is equivalent to $21/hr. Learn more…
  • Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor: Serve as the primary counselor for clients experiencing mental health concerns, substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. Conduct individual therapy, group therapy and case management; possibly including couples and family counseling. Learn more…
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP): This position operates as a part of the medical clinic’s Behavioral Health Team as the team’s onsite prescriber. The PMHNP is responsible for providing psychiatric/mental health medication management services to our medical clinic’s patients and consulting with the other medical clinic providers regarding their patient’s behavioral health needs. Learn more…
  • Quality Improvement Medical Writer/QI Support Specialist: This position supports the Chief Medical Officer, Clinic Administration and Program Coordinators in maintaining the Clinic’s Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement program. Learn more…

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program

White Bird is an approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) offers tax-free loan repayment assistance to support qualified health care providers who choose to take their skills where they’re most needed.

Licensed health care providers may earn up to $50,000 toward student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment at an NHSC-approved site through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP).

Accepted participants may serve as primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health clinicians and can choose to serve longer for additional loan repayment support.

Priority consideration is given to eligible applicants whose NHSC-approved site has a HPSA score of 26 to 14, in descending order. Eligible applicants may receive up to $50,000 in loan repayment for an initial service commitment until funding is exhausted.

White Bird Clinic’s HPSA Scores

  • Primary Care: 18
  • Dental: 20
  • Mental Health: 22

Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Medical (MD or DO) and dental (DDS or DMD) students may earn up to $120,000 in their final year of school through the Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP). Students must commit to serving at least three years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.

Oregon Health Care Provider Incentive Loan Repayment

Oregon Health Care Provider Incentive Loan Repayment (OAR 409-036) was established by the Oregon Legislature to help support underserved communities in their recruitment and retention of high quality providers who serve patients regardless of their source of coverage (Medicaid, Medicare, private etc.) or ability to pay. In exchange for service at a qualifying practice site, participants receive funds to repay qualifying educational loan debt. Read more…

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