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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 expanding Medicaid covered supports and services for those navigating critical life transitions, including leaving carceral settings, child welfare system and residential behavioral health settings? We look forward to hearing from you!

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

What you will do!
The Transition Population Senior Policy Analyst will be a key member of the 1115 Waiver Strategic Operations Team. This position will serve as the strategic policy advisor and lead cross-agency
work related to the coordination and oversight of statewide health programs and treatment service delivery systems for Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members who have experienced critical life transitions and multi-system involvement through Oregon Department of Human Services Child Welfare, behavioral health, or carceral systems.

This position will focus on identification of need for strategic improvements in Oregons OHP programs developed in partnership with Tribal governments with land located within Oregons borders, OHAs Public Health Division, Oregon State Hospital, and Health Systems Division. This position works with Oregon Department of Humans Services, Oregon Education Department, Oregon Juvenile Directors Association, Oregon Youth Authority, Oregon State Sheriffs Association, Oregon Department of Corrections, public and legislative stakeholders, and advocacy or advisory organizations. Identification of needs may also occur through audits completed by the Oregon Secretary of State Office or the Office of Inspector General. The person in this position will identify program development needs, including administrative, legislative, and funding changes to improve the effectiveness of services. The person will handle complex and potentially controversial agency decisions and will routinely represent the agency in dealings with other state agencies, public and private sector organizations, businesses, and advocacy or special interest groups.

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.
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 eight 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 five 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 using job number REQ-153552
Application Deadline: 04/15/2024

Oregon Health Authority

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