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23 Jun 2022

Full-Time Forensic Peer Delivered Services Specialist

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Health System Division’s Office of Recovery and Resilience department is seeking a program analyst to engage statewide community partners, Behavioral Health Consumers, and people with lived experience to improve service delivery. The Office of Recovery and Resilience ensures that the voices of people with lived experience shape all aspects of our behavioral health system. The employee will identify gaps and program needs within the system of care to help improve clinical outcomes for people who have entered the Behavioral Health System through Oregon’s courts. The employee will support policy, program development, collect feedback, and work to achieve consensus. Click Here to view a Dashboard of our current recruitments.

  • Do you have lived experience with behavioral health needs or accessing behavioral health services?
  • Do you have experience with, or are you interested in, developing and implementing programs that center the voices of people with lived experience and promote equity and inclusion?
  • Do you have relationships with, or the ability to develop strong, collaborative, and partnership-based relationships with the peer community and those receiving services within Oregon’s Behavioral Health System?

If this intrigues you, apply now!

 

What you will do!
The primary purpose of the Forensic Peer Delivered Services Specialist is to serve as a liaison and facilitate collaboration between the Office of Behavioral Health Services, Community Mental Health Programs, Coordinated Care Organizations, residential treatment providers, community-based organizations, and peer delivered service (PDS) providers. This position also provides system performance and program recommendations from a lived experience and PDS provider perspective with a focus on those individuals who have entered the Behavioral Health system through Oregon Courts as a result of civil commitment, guilty except for insanity, Aid and Assist, or Magistrate hold.

 

Position Performance Objectives:

The Person in this position will:

  • Engage statewide community partners, Behavioral Health Consumers and people with lived experience, Community mental health programs and other service providers to improve Peer Delivered service delivery and engagement.
  • Identify gaps and Peer Delivered Services needs within the system of care to help improve clinical outcomes for people who have entered the Behavioral Health System through Oregon’s courts.
  • Support policy and person centered program development
  • Collect feedback and work to achieve consensus.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. 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

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements for effective project management such as ability to analyze, organize, and plan.
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related can substitute for three years experience.
  • Must possess certification as a THW Certified Peer Support Specialist or Peer Wellness Specialist, OR have ability to become certified within six months of hire.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and steward positive relationships with diverse community groups including people with lived experience, communities of color, immigrant groups, the disability community, veterans, older adults, individuals identifying as LGBTQ+, and other traditionally marginalized or underserved communities.
  • Lived experience with behavioral health needs or accessing behavioral health services.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Peer Delivered Services.
  • Established relationships with, or demonstrated ability to develop, strong, collaborative, and partnership-based relationships with people with lived experience, the peer community, and those receiving services within Oregon’s Behavioral Health System.
  • Experience developing and implementing programs that center the voices of people with lived experience and promote equity and inclusion.
  • Familiarity with state and local best practices that can help to advance person-directed, trauma-informed, and equitable behavioral health care in Oregon.

How to Apply

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-91913 Application Deadline: 07/03/2022

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 16 days.

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