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Do you have experience developing, implementing, and providing oversight of policies and programs at the community, state, and/or national level that promote equity and inclusion and reduce disparities? Are you passionate about co-creating human-centered, community-driven solutions that promote an equitable and effective approach to the community criminal legal and corrections systems in Oregon? We look forward to hearing from you!

Work Location: Salem/Marion or Portland/Multnomah; hybrid position

What you will do!
These two positions are within the Office of Behavioral Health Services, Intensive Services Unit. This unit coordinates behavioral health services for individuals in Oregon most impacted by health inequalities including, but not limited to:
people who have entered the behavioral health system through Oregons courts and other justice involved populations.
people with complex clinical needs, often with co-occurring mental health, substance use disorders, medical issues, and sometimes intellectual disabilities and traumatic brain injuries.
In addition, many people served by this unit have suffered major trauma and continue to struggle with housing and other social determinants of health.

The Intensive Services Unit provides system management, coordination, and performance evaluation. Working across all levels of government, particularly county and state justice systems, this includes statutory analysis, legislative concept development, Oregon Administrative Rule analysis and management, contract development and administration, budgetary oversight, program technical assistance, trouble-shooting, barrier removal and care coordination across multiple service and funding systems including the Oregon State Hospital, Residential Treatment Systems, Community Mental Health Programs, local hospital emergency rooms, Acute Care units, Medicaid systems, Coordinated Care Organizations, and providers, with a focus on inclusion of peer run organization and consumer driven input. Further, the unit provides critical coordination with the judicial branch of government including local law enforcement, State Police and Oregons court systems to manage and develop behavioral health systems for people who have been committed under Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapters 161 and 426 (Aid and Assist, Civil Commitment, Jail Diversion, and Guilty Except for Insanity/Psychiatric Security Review Board).

Forensic Program Analyst. The purpose of this position it to coordinate Intensive Services data collection and analysis. This position is responsible for researching and recommending outcome and performance measures related to the four population areas within Intensive Services: Aid and Assist, Civil Commitment, Jail Diversion, and GEI/PSRB.

Forensic Diversion Implementation Coordinator. This position will serve as a forensic diversion programs subject matter expert who will provide oversight of program development and implementation with essential community partners and providers.

OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership and has a strategic goal to end all health inequities by 2030.

What's in it for you?
We offer exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages for you and your qualified family members, with very low monthly out-of-pocket costs.
Paid Leave Days:
o 11 paid holidays each year
o 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" each year
o 8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month
o Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years
Pension and retirement programs
Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.

Example: A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.

Desired Attributes
Experience developing, implementing policies and programs at the community, state, and/or national level that promote equity and inclusion and address systemic health disparities, with an emphasis on integrating the voice of consumers with lived experience.
Demonstrates skills in the following areas:
o Community and Partner Engagement
o Contract Administration
o Data Synthesis, Analysis and Reporting
o Legislative Coordination
o Performance / Process / Quality Improvement
o Policy Advisement
o Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
o Project Management
o Systems and Organizational Improvement
o Expert level Technical Assistance

How to apply:
Complete the online application at oregonjobs.
org using job number REQ-152477

Oregon Health Authority

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