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7 Feb 2024

Full-Time REALD & SOGI Provider Administrators

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

Job Description

The Office of Equity & Inclusion Division — REALD & SOGI Section is hiring three REALD & SOGI Provider Administrators.

Please note this posting will be used to hire three total positions.

On the questionnaire section of the application please click which position(s) you will be applying for.

  • PA 3- REALD & SOGI Administrator for Health Care Systems and FQHCs
  • PA 3- REALD & SOGI Administrator for Health Care Systems and CCOs
  • PA 3- REALD & SOGI Administrator for Independent Practitioners and Alternate Settings

If you are interested in the work we are doing with The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) we want you to apply now!

The primary purpose of these positions is to develop, operate, and evaluate the Provider Technical Assistance program, ensuring adherence to REALD & SOGI standards. Responsibilities encompass defining program standards and procedures, collaborating with internal and external partners, and continually assessing and adjusting program effectiveness. The focus is on supporting health care providers across Oregon in fully implementing REALD & SOGI data collection. The specific providers served will varies according to the assigned position but includes:

  • Providers within hospital systems
  • Providers within health systems
  • Providers serving culturally-specific populations
  • Providers within federal-qualified health centers (FQHCs)
  • Providers within congregate and long-term care settings
  • Providers within independent hospitals including psychiatric hospitals
  • Providers within residential facilities and corrections facilities
  • Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs)
  • Providers in independent practices in non-health system settings

Specialized knowledge is vital to addressing challenges like resource constraints, diverse patient populations, and regulatory oversight by licensing boards.

The incumbent will be required to establish processes and systems as well as resources to continuously improve the collection of disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, and ethnicity data by OHA and ODHS programs, healthcare providers, health insurers, and community partners in alignment with ORS 413.161 thru ORS 413.164, and associated OARs (Chapter 950, Division 30). Improving the collection, access, and use of this demographic data ensures more informed fiscal, programmatic, service policy, and public health planning decisions in service of OHA’s goal of eliminating health inequities by 2030.

The REALD & SOGI Provider Administrator plays a key role in strategic development and implementation of REALD & SOGI implementation as it relates to health care providers and insurers. The holder of this position has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to lead high-level collaboration with a variety of roles internally and externally to the agency to inform and build out a training system that helps OHA achieve its strategic plan goal of eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030 with respect to REALD & SOGI data collection. This includes but is not limited to informing and building systems, strategies, policies and procedures to help health care providers and insurers implement REALD & SOGI in their systems, workflows and in reporting the data to OHA (per HB 4212, HB 3159). Lastly, this position coordinates work with other staff on the REALD & SOGI team within the Equity & Inclusion division.

The person in this position is expected to be knowledgeable about and manage the complexities of serving diverse groups related to their subject matter area. There is tremendous diversity within communities impacted by data collection which requires that this position be able to navigate differences in priorities, historical harms, and competing needs. This position is responsible for navigating these complexities to ensure that data collection, analysis, and use best represents and serves the populations most impacted.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years experience coordinating or administering a program

OR;

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.

WHAT WE ARE SEEKING:

Preferred educational background/certifications:

Bachelor’s Degree related to Public Health, Human Services, Social Work, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education, Race and Ethnic Studies, Disability Studies, Gender Studies, or Public Administration, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years of experience coordinating or administering a program or any combination of experience and education such as a Master’s degree, equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills required for this position relating to social justice, racial justice, disability justice, anti-racism, dismantling institutional privilege, social determinants of health and equity, community organizing, and policy development.

Requested Skills/Attributes:

This person should have demonstrated project management experience, including an ability to effectively manage project timelines, plans and deliverables. Demonstrated ability to engage and work effectively with Tribes, racially, ethnically, linguistically, disabled, and gender-diverse communities, including existing working relationships with diverse community leaders throughout Oregon. This position works collaboratively in a team setting. Willingness to collaborate, share information, and contribute to the team’s success, is necessary. Contributes to a respectful and productive work environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Requires rigorous adherence to the highest standards of confidentiality regarding workforce and patients’ information.

Prefer those with the lived experience as a member of communities most impacted by the collection of data in the relevant subject matter area, as well as having experience of working with, building, and maintaining relationships with such communities.

The person in this position is expected to:

  • Be grounded in data equity and data justice principles
  • Be grounded in disability justice principles
  • Be involved and integrated with the disability communities
  • Develop a deep understanding of current research, data, practices as it relates to this position.
  • Develop a deep understanding of identities, cultures, and issues relevant to their assigned subject matter area as it relates to REALD & SOGI data collection and use.
  • Know the research and current trends (national, local) as it relates to demographic
  • Data collection and use.
  • Be comfortable with reaching out and engaging with communities as well as health providers and insurers.
  • Learn, interpret, and maintain knowledge of relevant federal and state administrative rules and regulations.

The person in this position must be able to:

  • Implement REALD & SOGI data standards for independent practitioners and those in alternate settings across Oregon.
  • Assess statewide provider needs, facilitating REALD & SOGI data collection.
  • Establish contracts with external training providers.
  • Ensure training follows adult learning, popular education, and trauma-informed practices.
  • Develop a “train the trainer” plan for independent practitioners and those in alternate settings.
  • Design workflow analysis plans for providers, evaluating and improving processes.
  • Collaborate with OHA & ODHS for technical assistance delivery.
  • Oversee contracts for training curricula, resources, and technical assistance.
  • Develop accompanying documentation/tools for providers.
  • Establish metrics for practice and provider implementation, monitoring progress.
  • Coordinate delivery of independent-practitioner focused trainings.
  • Interpret and maintain knowledge of federal and state rules impacting independent practitioners.
  • Collaborate with Health Information Technology staff for EHR compatibility.
  • Research, plan, and write funding proposals to support REALD & SOGI implementation.
  • Establish and coordinate an internship program.
  • Evaluate REALD & SOGI provider initiatives, adapting for improvement.
  • Develop evaluation tools for training effectiveness and learning outcomes.
  • Design and implement evaluative processes to assess training quality.
  • Prepare and present reports on progress towards outcomes.

What’s in it for you?

The Equity & Inclusion division is a team of passionate individuals working to identify and address health inequities. You will receive a comprehensive, competitive, and affordable benefits, leave, and wellness package, including:

  • Nearly unbeatable medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 10 hours of vacation per month
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
  • A healthy work/life balance, including flexible schedules and hybrid work options for many positions

Salary Range: $5,483 – $8,416 / monthly

This is a full-time position. This position is located in Portland and may require travel to Salem and around the state, and will be a hybrid mix of in office /remote work. Candidates will need flexibility to come into the office a few days a week.

 

OHA’s strategic goal is to eliminate health inequities in Oregon by 2030. OHA definition for health equity:

“Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistribution of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices.”

OHA values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation and transparency. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity and anti-racism.

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How to Apply

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-148280   Application Deadline: 02/26/2024

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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