OHA14-0182 We Value... Service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity, innovation and partnership. Please visit our exciting Facebook page and Linked-In page ! The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees. OHA is the organization at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians. OHA is overseen by the nine-member citizen Oregon Health Policy Board ( http://www.oregon.gov/oha/OHPB/Pages/index.aspx ) which is working toward comprehensive health and health care reform in the state. The Health Authority is focused on transforming Oregon’s health system by: • Improving the lifelong health of Oregonians • Increasing the quality, reliability, and availability of care for all Oregonians • Lowering or containing the cost of care so it is affordable to everyone OHA includes most of the state’s health care programs, including Public Health, Addictions and Mental Health, the Oregon Health Plan and employee benefits. Incorporating the state’s health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law. This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA)/Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CPHP)/Adolescent, Genetics and Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section. There is one permanent, full-time position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street) . This position is represented by a union. This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Program Administration: Coordinate Reproductive Health (RH) team’s efforts to reach out to target communities to ensure that information related to reproductive health and RH program information is accessible and appropriate. Work with publications and design, and other external contractors as needed, to provide culturally appropriate and engaging outreach materials. Collaborate with external partners and community agencies to ensure distribution of materials as appropriate. Incorporate community feedback into campaign materials. Research, and implement changes to ensure RH website remains a viable and effective resource for program information as well as resource sharing. Develop outreach plan that incorporates key events and targets populations impacted by health disparities. Work with RH Health Systems Transformation workgroup to ensure that ACA efforts are well integrated into outreach and social marketing materials. Contribute to RH team’s efforts to implement social marketing efforts. Work with OHA Communications team to ensure appropriate and coordinated messaging. Implement and evaluate efforts, including administering program’s facebook page and website. Program Representation : Provide program representation at key community outreach events as outlined in outreach plan. Collaborate with partners, internally and externally, to ensure that RH program is represented and incorporated into larger Public Health system. Develop relationships with key providers to enable better access to populations impacted by health disparities. Work with community providers (e.g. 211) to ensure that accurate referral information regarding reproductive health services is made available. Represent RH program at community events, trainings, and advisory groups as is appropriate. Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Requires frequent in-state travel to meet with other state agencies, local health departments, schools, community and state partners. Community/outreach events/trainings outside typical work day is common. May attend grant related meetings or trainings with few overnight stay Rare out-of-state for professional development, training or participation in relevant to work area. You must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. If not, you must be able to provide an alternate method of transportation.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Your answers to the supplemental questions must be consistent with your described work experience. Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants with backgrounds that most closely match the needs of the position(s) will be invited to interview. Resumes’ will NOT be used to determine qualifications unless it clearly states a resume’ is required in the job posting. A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Public Health and two years’ experience coordinating or administering a program related to health behaviors/education for diverse communities. OR Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to health behaviors/education for diverse communities. Note: If you are using education (a degree or coursework) to qualify for this position, transcripts must be submitted with this application for all required or related courses. Transcripts must be from an accredited educational institution and can be official or unofficial at time of application. If you are using your education to meet the minimum qualifications and do not attach your transcripts, your application may be removed from consideration. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES Experience working within diverse communities to impart health-related information Experience developing outreach materials that are culturally appropriate and population specific Experience in web-site development/design Experience using social media to impart information and promote behavior change Experience evaluating program impact and providing summary reports Experience developing relationships with external providers from diverse backgrounds with diverse roles Skilled at networking/initiating contact with potential collaborators Interest and experience working in Reproductive Health An understanding of diversity and performing outreach, education and service delivery to competently reach diverse communities Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and most closely match the desired attributes will be invited for an interview.
PLEASE ATTACH THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR APPLICATION A cover letter (as a separate document) that clearly addresses your interest in this position and the desired attributes listed below. If you do not respond to each of the desired attributes, you may not be offered an interview. Qualified applicants whose background most closely matches the desired attributes will be invited to interview. Please save and attach as Cover Letter OHA14-0175. Experience working within diverse communities to impart health-related information Experience developing outreach materials that are culturally appropriate and population specific Experience in web-site development/design Experience using social media to impart information and promote behavior change Experience evaluating program impact and providing summary reports Experience developing relationships with external providers from diverse backgrounds with diverse roles Skilled at networking/initiating contact with potential collaborators Interest and experience working in Reproductive Health Understanding of diversity and how you perform outreach, education and service delivery to competently reach diverse communities If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to call Brett Marconeri at 503-945-5693 (voice) 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Monday through Friday. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the OHA, Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment. OHA will communicate with all applicants by e-mail. If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans’ preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. To receive veterans’ preference points you MUST attach to your electronic application the following required documentation: > A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating you receive a non-service connected pension for the five (5) point preference. > A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veterans' disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans' Affairs for the ten (10) point preference. For more information on veterans’ preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org , and select veterans’ preference. To apply , follow the “Apply” link above and complete the Oregon employment application online. All application materials must be received by the closing date and time posted on the announcement. A resume’ (text or attachment) will not replace the work experience section of the application. For help with applying online, please contact 1-877-204-4442. IMPORTANT NOTICE – Email Addresses Required The State of Oregon requires all applications have a valid email address. If you do not currently have an email address and do not know where to go to get one please refer to our Applicant E-Recruit FAQ's web page. Click on the link below to go directly to question #14 to view several internet providers where you can get a free e-mail account. The state of Oregon does not endorse any particular provider. Applicant E-Recruit FAQ's If you need assistance with adding attachments to your application please go to Applicant E-Recruit FAQs and review FAQ #33 for further instructions. This quick help guide can also be found on the State Jobs Page by clicking in the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ's then click on Applicant Profile Maintenance. PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING US! The Oregon Health Authority is committed to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and workplace diversity.
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