Compliance Specialist 3

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem or Portland, Oregon (Hybrid)
  • Jun 06, 2024
Full time Compliance Public Health Quality Assurance Government Health Care

Job Description

Are you passionate about using data and trends to drive change and create improvement strategies? Do you have experience or knowledge about health care metrics around Oregon Health Plan/Medicaid?  We look forward to hearing from you!

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

What you will do!

  • Coordinate and monitor compliance
  • Provide oversight into compliance functions
  • Attend meetings, forming processes, monitoring internal and external compliance, assisting in corrective action plans, sanctioning and communication with internal and external entities as needed
  • Consult on new initiatives to help ensure new programs are in compliance and will create a risk management process for programs within Medicaid

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

Five years experience doing administrative research that included compiling and evaluating facts to recommend management action, or decide compliance or eligibility with program guidelines and regulations. Three of the five years must be above the technical support level.


College-level course work may substitute for experience on the basis of 45-quarter units per year, up to a maximum of three years.

Desired Attributes

  • Knowledge of health services delivery systems, particularly the Oregon Health Plan/ Medicaid administration in Oregon, and experience in working with Community Mental Health Programs, Behavioral Health Service Providers, Coordinated Care Organizations or other managed care entities and their leadership to guide operations and policies.
  • Knowledge about contracts/interagency agreement administration, procurement, and project management
  • Experience in producing written reports, experience in presenting data for lay audiences / data visualization / data analysis / information summarization with corresponding software expertise. 
  • Strong communication skills across a variety of forms, written and spoken.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook skillset; and skilled use of collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Smartsheet. 
  • Demonstrates skills in the following areas:  
    • Community and Partner Engagement 
    • Legislative Coordination  
    • Policy Advisement 
    • Performance / Process / Quality Improvement 
    • Systems and Organizational Improvement 
    • Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation 
    • Data Synthesis, Analysis and Reporting 
    • Data Analysis and Visualization 
    • Data Management and Mapping  
    • Contract Administration 
    • Project Management 
    • Strong Oral and Written Communication  


How to apply:

Complete the online application at using job number REQ-158341

Application Deadline: 06/18/2024

Salary Range: $5,483 - $8,416



$5,483 - $8,416