Oregon Health Authority
Portland, OR, USA
JOB CODE: OHA18-0463
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 05/16/18 11:59 PM
SALARY: $4,765.00 - $6,977.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Immunization Program (OIP) is recruiting for an ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS) Operations & Project Lead to provide leadership with project management and team coordination for the ALERT IIS and Oregon Immunization Program (OIP) staff and activities. The ALERT IIS is a statewide immunization registry developed to achieve complete and timely immunization of all Oregonians throughout their lives. What will you do? As the ALERT IIS Operations & Project Lead , you will provide team leadership and coordination to the IIS Interoperability team to meet program and grant goals, coordinate other IIS workgroups and Immunization Program cross-program groups as needed, and develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). You will collaborate with other public health programs on public health informatics initiatives regarding Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange (HIE) activities and ensure alignment with all relevant national IIS and health information exchange standards for messaging format, content, and transport functions. In this position, you will act as Project Manager for the Immunization Systems Application Management team (ISAM) and coordinate internal and third party resources to execute internal IT system upgrades. In addition, you will represent staff on the ALERT IIS Change Control Team (CCT) which approves and prioritizes all development work completed by our vendor. As the ALERT IIS Operations & Project Lead, you will act as designee for the ALERT IIS Director as needed and represent staff on both the OIP Program Council and Data Governance Council to promote and contribute to the OIP initiatives. You will also support planning and coordination of ALERT IIS activities, implement policies and practices, and confirm that all OIP processes follow standard project management standards. What's in it for you? You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to ensure operating systems for the exchange of health information. Do you have experience developing and coordinating IT projects? Do you have project management experience using project management standards and tools? If so, we want to connect with you!
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Business or Public Administration or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; AND four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work. OR Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification. REQUESTED SKILLS Knowledge of:
Relevant IIS, local and national standards, including HL7 and web services
National initiatives such as Meaningful Use and their impact on IIS and health information exchange
Information security and privacy laws with the appropriate procedures to manage confidential data
Principles, methods and standards of project management, change management, and records management
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
Testing of information solutions using appropriate methodologies and techniques
Coordinating diverse activities to ensure completion of projects
Effectively communicating the capabilities and limitations of information technologies in layman's terms
Communicate in writing, orally, electronically, and in person with linguistic and cultural proficiency
Use common software products such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Establish long-term objectives and specify strategies to achieve program goals
Apply effective communication and group dynamic strategies in interactions with individuals and groups
Create and facilitate presentations to non-specialists using highly complex technical material and resolving issues
Quickly learn new terminology, laws, statutes, policies, and procedures regarding public health information
Promote a culturally competent and diverse work environment
Please visit the following link to complete the online application:
Texas Dept. of Information Resources
300 15th Street West, Austin, TX, United States
Research Specialist III
Military Occupation Specialty Code:
Army 49A, Marine Corp 8051, Airforce 61AX
Number of Vacancies:
Chief Technology Office / Technology Planning, Policy & Governance
$4166.66 - $5000.00/ monthly
Hours Worked Weekly:
300 W. 15th Street, Austin TX 78701
Refer Inquiries to:
(512) 463-5920 or (512) 463-6015
HOW TO APPLY:
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APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE IN DEPTH INFORMATION IN THE SPECIAL TRAINING/SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY SECTIONS TO DEMONSTRATE HOW THEY MEET THE POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Applications are not accepted at the agency. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications may result in disqualification of applicant.
Interview Place/Time: Candidates will be notified for appointments as determined by the selection committee.
Notice: Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25 years, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or proof of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Department of Information Resources does not exclude anyone from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action, or deny any benefits or participation in programs or activities, which it sponsors on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability. Please call 512-463-5920 to request reasonable accommodations.
The Texas state agency responsible for statewide technology planning and policy is looking for a dynamic and effective individual to join their team as a Planning and Policy Analyst. This position will work with the Technology Planning, Policy, and Governance team at the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). This position performs moderately complex (journey-level) research work. The analyst will play an important role in planning the direction for and developing policy guidance for state government technology.
The individual will have excellent writing and communication skills and be involved in multiple projects including strategic planning, data analysis, project management, technical writing, and customer outreach to state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other government entities. Some knowledge and background in information technology and government is also expected. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
WHAT WE DO
By joining the team, you can expect to gain applied experience with some or all of the following efforts:
Preparing the Information Technology (IT) State Strategic Plan, the Biennial Performance Report, and other reports required by legislation.
Performing an array of technical, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities related to projects.
Conducting research and writing briefs, reports, and presentations to help government stakeholders better understand significant technology topics, trends, and services.
Supporting statewide programs relating to Enterprise Services Solutions, Business Development, Accessibility, Statewide Project Management, and IRM Continuing Education and Guidance.
We are interested in candidates with the ability to:
Understand IT and government
Write about technology in plain language
Organize, analyze, and present findings
Handle multiple projects and initiatives
Communicate effectively and clearly
Bachelor’s degree and major course work in liberal arts, public policy, business, computer science or other technology degree, or a related field
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING REQUIRED
Minimum of two (2) years of academic or professional experience in policy research, planning, assessment, writing and administrative activities
Minimum of two (2) years of academic or professional experience in data and information collection and analysis
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING Preferred
Experience with technology policy research, planning, assessment, writing and administrative activities
Experience with strategic planning
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to perform IT policy research, planning, assessment, and administrative activities
Ability to support and collaborate in the planning, development, implementation, analysis, and documentation of IT policy
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relationships at all organizational levels, including agency management, direct supervisors, co-workers, internal and external customers
Ability to understand, follow and convey brief oral and/or written instructions
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing; in a clear and concise manner
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to support and contribute to a cohesive team environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet required deadlines
Ability to work under pressure and exacting schedules to complete assigned tasks
Ability to comply with all agency policies and applicable laws
Ability to comply with all applicable safety rules, regulations and standards
Proficiency in the use of applicable software necessary to perform work assignments – e.g. word processing, spreadsheets (Microsoft Office preferred), email (Outlook preferred), and online meeting software
Regular and punctual attendance
Criminal background check
Provide a writing sample and take a written test at the time of interview
The team regularly holds face-to-face meetings and interactions that spur discussions and brainstorming strategies.
Frequent use of a personal computer, copiers, printers and telephones
Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others
Frequent standing, walking, sitting, listening and talking
Occasional bending and stooping
Occasional lifting and climbing