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Operations & Policy Analyst 2 (Measure 110 and 988 Programs)

Company: Oregon Health Authority
Location: Salem
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

These positions will identify system performance and system development needs, including administrative, legislative and funding changes to improve the effectiveness of services and/or grant deliverables.

Measure 110 Advisory Council Coordinator. Provide coordination and maintenance for advisory councils that advise on behavioral health and implementation of programs created and/or enhanced by Measure 110 (BM 110), or the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.

The measures goal is to establish a more health-based, equitable and effective approach to drug addiction in Oregon by shifting the response to drug possession from criminalization to treatment and recovery. Multiple criminal sentencing laws regulating the possession of controlled substances will change from felonies to violations, and offenders will be given the resources to treat their addictions and recover. OHA is required to establish all health aspects of the Act including collection of data to measure the outcomes.

You will provide statewide leadership, coordination and oversight in the development and implementation of the BM 110 Oversight and Accountability Council in operational, strategic, and values alignment with other advisory councils supported by the Office of Behavioral Health Services.

988 Grant Coordinator. Administer and implement grant activities corresponding with direct services to mental health practitioners. Manage and monitor the grant contractors, grant deliverables, grant budget and expenditure. Review performance data monthly with primary grantee and evaluator to assess progress
and improve project management.

Starting on July 16, 2022, people across the United States can call, text, or chat 988 and be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.

You will provide statewide leadership, coordination and oversight in the development and implementation of the 988 Grant in operational, strategic, and values alignment with other programs supported by the Office of Behavioral Health Services.

To learn more about the duties, please read through the position descriptions:
Measure 110 Advisory Council Coordinator. This is a full-time, permanent, SEIU represented, Operation & Policy Analyst 2 position.
988 Grant Coordinator. This a limited duration (no more than 17 months) SEIU represented, Operation & Policy Analyst 2 position.

NOTE: Most of the work will be conducted remotely. However, there may be times that the work will need to be conducted at the Salem and/or Portland offices.

Whats in it for you?
We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans.

OHA values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation, and transparency. OHAs health equity definition is Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistributing of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices. OHAs 10-year goal is to eliminate health inequities. Click here, to learn more about OHAs mission, vision, and core values.

Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of experience performing data analysis, evaluating effectiveness, developing policies or programs, recommending improvements to leadership, and implementing the operational decisions.
o 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 will substitute for three years of experience.

How to apply:
Complete the online application at using job number REQ-101038
Application Deadline: 07/04/2022

Keywords: Oregon Health Authority, Salem , Operations & Policy Analyst 2 (Measure 110 and 988 Programs), Accounting, Auditing , Salem, Oregon

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