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Children's System of Care Policy Coordinator (Operations & Policy Analyst 4)

Oregon Health Authority, Salem OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/30/2019

Is your background with children and adolescents mental health ? Is your experience with Wraparound and System of Care work? Do you enjoy collaborating with and leading groups?

The Oregon Health Authority – the Health Systems Division (HSD) is currently recruiting for a Children’s System of Care Policy Coordinator (Operations and Policy Analyst 4) in Salem, Oregon. This position provides statewide leadership, coordination and oversight to establishing, supporting and serving as lead staff to the Children’s System of Care Advisory Council, and expected to use an equity lens with the goal of decreasing health disparities for historically marginalized populations. This position’s work product is highly visible and of significant interest to legislative representatives and various stakeholder groups.

What you will do!
You will use your specialized and advanced knowledge of Wraparound and System of Care models, assessments, diagnoses, and treatments of mental health disorders in children and adolescents in your research and evaluation when developing health policy analyses, briefs, options memos, and reports. Additionally, your experience and knowledge to interpret various cross system terms, mandates and policies is essential. These include but are not limited to primary care, child welfare, juvenile justice, and I/DD and mental health systems.

You will work collaboratively with staff from various state agencies and child serving systems and will have frequent contact with various stakeholder groups and state associations. Your major focus will include access and quality of care, integrating child serving systems and funding, data and research related to the child serving systems.

This position requires frequent preparation and/or presentation of technical and professional material within tight deadlines. You will use general knowledge of methods and techniques to build community alliances and partnerships in this capacity to develop, implement, mentor programs, and leverage resources.

Overnight travel throughout the state is occasionally required, as is national travel to participate in federal planning and policy development and grant compliance relative to mental health treatment services. Travel is often at the request of local partners and may not be according to your schedule.
What we are looking for!

Preference will be given to those with a Master’s or higher degree related to behavioral health or social work; AND experience with Wraparound and System of Care work, including models, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment of mental health disorders in children and adolescents.

A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or any ; and five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with l
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with ;
Demonstrated facilitation skills and expertise in collective impact strategies;
General knowledge of methods and techniques for building community alliances and partnerships to develop, implement, and mentor programs and leverage resources;
Experience promoting consumer voice within the decision making process;
Experience in child and family behavioral health or related field;
Demonstrated knowledge of Trauma Informed Care principles and application;
Expertise designing processes for training and technical assistance and system/organizational development;
Demonstrated knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules;
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

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