OHIT Lead Policy Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland, OR
  • Mar 05, 2020
Full time Public Policy Information Systems

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for an Experienced Health Policy Analyst to join an excellent team, provide top-notch analytical support and work to advance their Health IT goals http://HealthIT.Oregon.gov

 

This position is under the classification Operations and Policy Analyst 4.

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO!

As a Lead Policy Analyst for the Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT), you will provide lead staffing to the Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC) and its subcommittees and workgroups, with an emphasis on strategic and policy planning. HITOC is responsible for oversight, policy and strategic planning for health information technology (HIT) in Oregon.

 

In this role, you will work closely with senior management and stakeholders in the development of strategies, policies and programs created through OHIT. You will be responsible for analyzing and synthesizing complex, disparate pieces of information into clear, easy to understand concepts. You will advise senior management; and provide policy analysis and engage with legislators, Medicaid Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs), healthcare organizations, other state agencies, the Governor’s office and other stakeholders.

 

Additionally, you will provide policy analysis and research, participate in the development of informational documents and meeting materials, and work closely with other team members on communication tools for both public and private sector stakeholders. You will provide high level management support on policies and strategic planning for HIT in Oregon and for delivering state-level HIT programs to agency and health care related stakeholders.

 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • (a) Eight (8) years of professional-level experience in Health Policy. OR (b) A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or a related field; AND Five (5) years of professional-level experience in Health Policy. OR (c) A Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or a related field; AND Four (4) years of professional-level experience in Health Policy. OR (d) A Doctor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or a related field; AND Three (3) years of professional-level experience in Health Policy.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong working knowledge of healthcare policy.
  • Experience analyzing healthcare policy and preparing written synthesis for stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of data visualization methods, techniques and tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Publisher.
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience, including an ability to effectively manage project timelines, plans and deliverables.
  • Knowledge of state and federal healthcare policy and HIT related federal programs, including Medicaid, HITECH Act programs, and programs of the Office of National Coordinator for HIT.
  • Superior organizational skills, flexibility and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to deliver a professional work product.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.

 

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.

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$71,436 - $100,176 per year

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