CAREAssist Program Analyst (Program Analyst 2)

  • Oregon State Hospital - Salem
  • Salem, MA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

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Oregon Health Authority

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$4,441 - $6,794

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CAREAssist Program Analyst (Program Analyst 2)

Job Description:

This is a full-time, classified position and is represented by a union.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), HIV, STD and TB Section in Salem, OR is recruiting for a CAREAssist Program Analyst to coordinate CAREAssist program activities. CAREAssist, also known as Oregons AIDS Drug Assistance Program. CAREAssist is a state administered public health program authorized under the US Health Resources and Services Administration, Ryan White Part B Program. CAREAssist provides financial assistance to people living with HIV to ensure access to life saving medications, medical services and dental care.

What will you do?
As the CAREAssist Program Analyst, you will coordinate CAREAssist system processes and changes to develop, implement and train staff on new or enhanced services or program requirements as well as open enrollment activities with case workers, community partners and clients. You will work with community partners, pharmacies, providers, clients and case workers to address problems, issues and emerging needs and research and recommend program efficiencies and strategies to meet goals and objectives. You will update and maintain the CAREAssist policy and procedure manual. In addition, you will oversee and approve the client manual and maintain and update the website to make sure program information is up to date and accurate. You will coordinate and prepare agendas for community partner, client and public meetings.

In this position, you will act as contract administrator for community-based insurance enrollment service contracts necessary to assist clients in accessing health plan coverage. You will assist in the development and writing of grant applications and reports; draft new contracts, data use agreements and/or amend contracts; monitor contractor performance and implement corrective action as needed; and review and approve invoices for management review all while adhering to deadlines.

What's in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . If you are experienced in coordinating public health program process and possess strong contract administration skills, don't delay, apply today!

What are we looking for?

Requested Skills

  • Minimum requirements: a bachelor's degree in public health, human services, social science, or a degree related to the public health that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years of experience coordinating or administering a public health program; OR any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a public health program.

  • Experience coordinating public health, communicable disease prevention and care programs.

  • Experience in administering contracts and overseeing contractor performance.

  • Experience writing program policies and procedures.

  • Experience developing and maintaining program forms and communications.

  • Experience coordinating project teams and managing project work plans.

  • Experience working with community partners to coordinate services and community planning meetings.

  • Providing technical assistance and training to staff and community partners.

  • Advanced knowledge of Oregon Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, and insurance carrier coverage, enrollment processes and requirements.

  • Experience utilizing data to understand service utilization, quality assurance and improvement.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Smartsheets.

  • Effective communication skills both orally and in writing.

  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application

  • Complete questionnaire

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Questions/Need Help?

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Additional Information

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  • If you are a veteran, you may receive veterans preference. Click here for more information about veterans preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, you will be required to provide your documents later in the process.

  • We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time. You will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States within three days of hire.

  • If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check. The information will be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.

  • Please attach only the documents that are related to the position such as cover letter, resume and transcripts. Additional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.

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Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Pay Equity

The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law. In addition, we do not discriminate or screen applicants on the basis of current or past compensation. We determine salary by reviewing your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage. To learn more about OHAs mission, vision and core values, click here .

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

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