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Oregon Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Program Project Manager (Project Manager 3)

Oregon Health Authority, Portland OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/24/2019

Are you project manager? Is your background with health care cost growth? We want you!

The Oregon Health Authority – Health Policy and Analytics Division is currently seeking an Oregon Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Project Manager (Project Manager 3) to join their team in Portland, Oregon. This position serves as the project manager for the implementation of Senate Bill 889, the Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Program. The program is a key initiative in the state’s effort to measure the total cost of care and develop a benchmark for health care cost growth.

What you will do!
You will be the lead project manager ensuring deliverables and objectives are identified and met by working with major health care system stakeholders, government agencies and citizen committees. This role works with groups composed of individuals with diverse viewpoints and requires your experience to form cooperative interactions.

You are responsible for all aspects of development, communication, and monitoring for the project implementation plan. Additionally, you will provide ongoing assessment and review of the project to ensure flexibility in meeting the program’s needs to move towards targeted outcomes. This will include performing and overseeing analysis and research activities, communicating with and supporting stakeholders, advising leadership, and preparing reports to inform and guide all phases.

This is a full time limited duration, classified position and is represented by a union.
This position requires occasional travel between Portland and Salem, and occasional travel statewide.

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. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.

What we are looking for!

Seven years of professional level experience related to the class concept; OR six years of professional level experience related to the class concept AND an Oregon Project Associate Certification; OR four years of professional level experience related to the class concept AND a bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, public administration, or a closely related field; OR two years of professional level experience AND a Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.
Experience making the most appropriate judgment/decision regarding the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
Experience identifying and solving complex problems related to information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Experience managing and facilitating a project team.
Experience communicating in written or verbal formats to include documenting detailed reports, presenting to audiences, and acting as liaison to all entities.
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

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