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Pharmacy Program Analyst (OPA3)

Oregon Health Authority, Salem, Oregon, United States

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/08/2020

Are you an experienced professional in developing and proposing policy changes? Do you have experience with Medicaid or other insurance payments for pharmacy services If so, please check out the following opportunity!

What you will do!

You will provide policy advice to senior management on administering medical assistance programs that affect Oregonians with low incomes and approximately 57,000 providers of services. You will develop regulatory policy, standards and procedures to operationalize the various complex components of medical assistance programs; in doing so, you must consider services to clients, impact on access to services, program effectiveness and cost containment.

What's in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. 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. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authorityis the place for you.

•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. OR;
•Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.
•Current on knowledge of relevant state and federal laws/regulations, comparable programs and policies in other state Medicaid programs or other health entities.
•Current on knowledge of national third party payers, health care delivery trends, medical technologies and standards, and statewide and national economic issues that may impact assigned programs.
•Ability to explain orally and in writing complex, technical and legal material in understandable language to people of diverse education, language skills and cultural backgrounds.
•Ability to apply critical thinking, accounting for issues as broad as impact on people to cost containment, to develop a course of action, sometimes with a result that is not favorable to recipients of medical assistance or providers of services.
•Analyze conflicting allegations or data and reach logical conclusions.
•Have education, training, RN licensure and/or experience in a clinical medical field or health care related field.
•Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

How to apply:
•Complete the online application at using job number REQ-32991

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