Post Date: 08/07/2019
Close Date: 08/30/2019
Is your expertise with older adolescents and young adult mental health care? Do you have experience developing community service programs? Apply here for a rewarding career!
The Oregon Health Authority is currently seeking a Young Adult Services Coordinator (Program Analyst 3) to join the Health Systems Division in Salem, Oregon. This position establishes and coordinates mental health services for young adults with serious mental health disorders.
What you will do!
This position’s focus is two-fold 1) to direct and monitor statewide services for young adults experiencing early signs of psychosis through the Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) programs; and 2) to direct and monitor statewide services for young adults with a history of mental health issues who are transition to adult mental health services.
You will provide a functional direction and overall monitoring of the statewide development, implementation and maintenance of the existing early psychosis treatment services and supports. You will also direct the development of new community service programs to include, but not limited to drafting budget proposals, selecting providers, initial contracting, and project managing.
Your expertise with evidence based and other best practices for service delivery will be necessary as you provide technical assistance and training through program specific consultation or larger training sessions. You are responsible to develop a young adult with mental health disorder service system that will facilitate service development and delivery for people transitioning from children’s service providers to adult health service systems.
What we are looking for!
Preference will be given to those who possess a master’s degree in a child, adolescent or young adult mental health field or public administration or public health.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree ; and four years of experience coordinating or administering a program
OR; Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience coordinating or administering a
Advanced knowledge of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in older adolescents and young adults;
Advanced knowledge of older adolescent and young adult mental health treatment system of care and evidence based practices;
Knowledge of methods and techniques for building community alliances and partnerships to develop, implement, monitor programs, and leverage resources for older adolescents and young adults with mental health disorders;
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.