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Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Specialist (Operations & Policy Analyst 3)

Oregon Health Authority, Salem OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/30/2019

Is your expertise with children/youth suicide prevention, intervention and postvention? Is your expertise with ACEs and trauma prevention and intervention? Apply here for a rewarding career!

The Oregon Health Authority is currently seeking a Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Specialist (Operations and Policy Analyst 3) to join the Health Systems Division in Salem, Oregon. This position is responsible for managing and improving outreach to special populations of youth at risk of suicide, their families, and identifying barriers to accessing intervention services for suicidal, depressed and at-risk youth.

What you will do!

You serve as a resource and expert for OHA in the areas of suicide intervention, prevention and postvention, psychosocial risk and protective factors, and effective best practice. You are the link to a variety of Federal, State and local partners in the pursuit of OHA goals through leadership and participation in appropriate tasks forces, committees, workgroups, and advisory panels.
What we are looking for!

Preference will be given to those who possess a master’s degree in mental health or related field and expertise in mental health treatment services, in school based settings.

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree ; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with
OR; Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with

Background and expertise with best practices for suicide prevention, intervention and postvention, and psychosocial and other risk and protective factors;
Background and expertise coordinating program data collection needs with technical requirements for data to be electronically submitted, stored and analyzed;
Knowledge and expertise designing curricula and processes for training and technical assistance.
Knowledge and expertise with system/organizational development;
Knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules and of legislative and rulemaking processes and requirements;
Knowledge of fiscal accounting/contracting systems, and federal funding and reporting systems;
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

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