Post Date: 03/08/2018
Close Date: 03/23/2018
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The Oregon Health Authority currently has an opportunity for a Tribal Policy and Program Analyst (Operations and Policy Analyst 3) located in Salem, Oregon. The position duties are unique to the administration of Medicaid to American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/AN) and including tribal health programs, clinics, and providers as part of the tribal delivery system. A strong background in Medicaid, tribal health and tribal government is essential as this position focuses on policy research and development of technical assistance, training and communications.
What you will do!
You will be leading and monitoring changes to operational systems and procedures to support policy direction, while providing technical assistance to internal and external partners in the implementation of policy changes. You will analyze, interpret and apply state and federal laws, regulations and current trends to advise senior management, explaining pros and cons, on policy direction. Prior to the incorporation of programs, policies, or procedures, you will evaluate any impacts to Oregon medical assistance programs.
In this position, you will collaborate with the Oregon Health Authority's Tribal Affairs Director and act as liaison with various state and national groups, by leading meetings, evaluating compliance within budgetary restraints, and troubleshooting problems to resolution.
You will be relied upon for your experience in working with Tribes on social service related issues and managed care contracting for primary care. This role requires the ability to facilitate, negotiate and build consensus among diverse constituent and stakeholders with competing needs. You will need to demonstrate experience working with Oregon Tribes and addressing politically challenging situations with diplomacy.
A Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences or any degree related to healthcare; AND four (4) years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to healthcare and tribal health;
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven (7) years of experience related to healthcare and tribal health.