Post Date: 06/29/2019
Close Date: 07/15/2019
Close date: 7/15/2019
Salary: $4853 - $7106 monthly
Location: Portland, OR
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Care Regulation & Qualify Improvement (HCRQI) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Nurse Staffing Policy Analyst to provide consultation and advice to managers and executives in the Health Facility Licensing and Certification program regarding the administration, management, and policy aspects of Oregon’s hospital nurse staffing laws. The HCRQI program regulates health care facilities, providers and suppliers in acute care and community-based programs. These positions monitor, inspect, consult, investigate and partner with the provider community and other state and federal agencies to assure that the citizens of the State of Oregon have access to safe, quality health care through licensing and Medicare/Medicaid certification of health care providers.
What will you do?
As the Nurse Staffing Policy Analyst, you will coordinate the Nurse Staffing Advisory Board (NSAB), including representing the agency to stakeholders and the public; coordinate NSAB meetings; complete nurse staffing revisit surveys; and coordinate and implement the nurse staffing survey process. Additionally, this position provides relevant statistical and policy analysis, as needed, regarding nurse staffing laws and obtains mediation, when needed, for hospital nurse staffing committees unable to reach agreement on staffing plans.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do regulate healthcare for all Oregonians. Do you have professional-level experience working in healthcare regulation? Do you have experience solving complex healthcare related regulatory problems? Do you have experience applying state and federal statutes and rules to regulatory situations? If so, we want to connect with you!
What are we looking for?
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field PLUS four years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health regulation OR seven years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health regulation.
• Must possess valid driver’s license with good driving record or other acceptable method of transportation.
• Experience solving complex problems within the limitations of statute and rule.
• Experience dealing with challenging provider concerns and complainants.
• Experience analyzing, reviewing and interpreting regulated providers and a diverse complaint population.
• Experience skillfully and diplomatically communicating, both in writing and speaking.
• Experience applying the principles of documentation.
• Experience learning, comprehending, retaining and referencing information concerning multiple, and/or substantially different programs while handling stressful situations.
• Experience independently researching, analyzing and/or interpreting information to solve problems, resolve complaints and make independent decisions;
• Experience working in an ever-changing environment of state and federal statutes, rules, policies and procedures.
• Must be able to adapt to frequent changes in work schedules.
• Must attend work-related education trainings, workshops and seminars.
• Experience working with electronic information systems, Internet and electronic mail.
• Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
How to Apply
To apply for this position, follow the link below and complete the online application and all supplemental questions: