Compass Data System Administrator/Specialist

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland or Salem Oregon (Remote optional)
  • Jun 03, 2024
Full time Other

Job Description

Do you have experience developing, implementing, and supporting IT systems and programs at the community, state, and/or national level that promote equity and inclusion and reduce disparities? Are you passionate about customer service and agile IT development? We look forward to hearing from you!


Work Location: Salem/Marion or Portland/Multnomah; hybrid position


What you will do!

The Office of Data Strategies & Operations currently encompasses three units: the Data Strategy and Partnerships (DSP) Team, Compass Data Systems (Compass), and the Business Systems Unit (BSU). Compass is responsible for developing and supporting data systems that are responsive to the needs of the Behavioral Health and Medicaid Divisions, including leading the Compass Modernization portfolio of projects. Compass represents multiple systems that comprise the Behavioral Health data collection systems and the enterprise level OHA Data Environment. The Compass priorities are focusing on continuity of care, improving outcomes, enhancing data quality, breaking down information silos, streamlining reporting, reducing administrative burden, and supporting efficient data collection from providers. Compass’ data and system work supports the OHA efforts to help identify and monitor the elimination of health inequities.


These positions are responsible for identifying system and operational needs across OHA and partner groups to support the development, implementation, and operations of the assigned data system. These positions are liaisons across OHA for the purpose of identifying gaps; root cause analysis; developing and building on business processes; identifying areas for data system improvements; and OHA data collection requirements. The people in these positions are expected to identify and work toward the elimination of health inequities as part of new and ongoing legislative efforts.


Licensing and Certification System Specialist:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide development and operational support, coordination, user liaison, access agreements, and system documentation for the Behavioral

Health Licensing & Certification System.


Compass System Administrator

The primary purpose of this position is to provide development and operational support coordination, user liaison, access agreements, and system documentation for the assigned Compass Data System(s).


OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership and has a strategic goal to end all health inequities by 2030.


What's in it for you?
We offer exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages  

  • Paid Leave Days:
    • 11 paid holidays each year
    • 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" each year
    • 8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
  • Click here to learn more about State of Oregon benefits.



Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.



A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Desired Attributes

  • Specific knowledge of Oregon Health Information Technology Oversight Council Charter (HITOC) and Meeting Materials, and the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009, and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) regulations, Standards Advisories, Guidance, and Reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the Project Management Institute (PMI), industry and technology standards, including Azure Dev Ops (ADOS) best practices, and Agile/hybrid best practices.
  • Knowledge of Oregon's Behavioral Health System and relational landscape of key partners, providers, community-based organizations, peer delivered services, and advocacy groups.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the full continuum of behavioral health care, with specific understanding of the cross section between mental health, substance use disorder, community criminal legal system and systemic racism.
  • Experience communicating information, verbal and written, that are accessible to and understood by audiences with different levels of comprehension or interest and that are culturally responsive, inclusive, and appropriate. 


How to apply:

Complete the online application at using job number REQ-158138

Application Deadline: 06/17/2024


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