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Do you have experience promoting and working with schools based health services for children and youth with medical/behavioral health care needs so they are able to fully participate in their education? Are you passionate about assuring equitable access for the health supports and services that youth and their families need to thrive in their learning and well-being? We look forward to hearing from you!

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

What you will do!
The purpose of this position is to serve as the Medicaid subject matter expert for the Medicaid School Based Health Services (SBHS) programs, along with deliverables for approved programs. The position will work across a variety of divisions and programs within OHA, informing partners leadership, and legislators of options to leverage federal matching funds to administer the SBHS programs, and to inform leadership about options of the state plan and waiver programs within state and federal regulations.

Primary functions of this position include the following:
Develop and/or maintain expertise in Oregons Medicaid school based health system, state and national integration models and best practices
Analyze and evaluate existing or proposed policies with recommendations for leadership
Build and maintain partnerships with internal and external partners, including people accessing OHP benefits, communities and areas that have historically been underservice and underrepresented
Develop informational documents and meeting materials for internal and external partners
Develop and document work plans
Facilitate and engage in partnership meetings, steering committees, and various workgroups, including CCOs, and the Department of Education
Monitor, analyze, and interpret federal and state policy, including tracking new bills, regulations, and administrative rules
Develop and monitor reimbursement rates, updating agency fee schedules, MMIS, partner communication, guidance, and agency webpage
Identify and link options to leverage Home and Community Based Services as part of SBHS delivery systems

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 in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health inequities and collaborating with diverse communities most harmed by social injustice and health inequities.
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 Strong Oral and Written Communication
o Systems and Organizational Improvement
o Expert level Technical Assistance

How to apply:
Complete the online application at oregonjobs.
org using job number REQ-152482

Deadline 4/8/24

Oregon Health Authority

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