Post Date: 08/08/2019
Close Date: 08/22/2019
Is your background with Medicaid/Medicare programs? Are you gifted at conveying complex information into understandable language? Do you enjoy collaborating with and leading groups?
The Oregon Health Authority – the Health Policy & Analytics Division is currently recruiting for an Oregon Cost Growth Benchmark Program Lead Policy Advisor (Operations and Policy Analyst 4). This position coordinates policy development and analysis for the health care cost growth benchmark program and is responsible for providing recommendations and researching policy issues related to the program.
What you will do!
This position coordinates and leads the development of policy analysis of major topics and initiatives related to the measurement of the cost of health care in Oregon. You will coordinate stakeholder and workgroup meetings for input as required for the development and implementation of cost growth benchmark program components. Your role will need to maintain objectivity when considering viewpoints and needs of these groups and make good faith efforts communicating such to counterparts. Your experience leading groups with opposing views through a consensus process resulting in mutually acceptable solutions is critical to the success of the program.
You are responsible to convey complex topics through written and verbal communication ensuring coordination and exchange of clear information between the Office of Health Analytics, Office of Health Policy, and other internal/external entities.
What we are looking for!
Preference will be given to those with experience and knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare programs, particularly quality improvement metrics.
A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or any degree related to health care programs; and five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with OR; any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of experience professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work with ;
Technical expertise and experience with health care financing and payment policies;
Experience producing written reports;
Proficiency using Microsoft Suite programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
Experience producing and analyzing financial trend analysis;
Experience analyzing sophisticated financial data;
Experience working in a team-oriented environment requiring participative decisions making and cooperative interactions among staff and management;
Experience considering the viewpoints and needs expressed by competing groups and making good faith efforts communicating such to their counterparts while maintaining objectivity;
Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.