SERV-OR and VISTA Coordinator
State of Oregon - Portland, OR

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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (SERV-OR and VISTA Coordinator) located in Portland. This position is represented by a union.
To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, go to www.oregonjobs.org, select "Look for Jobs" and enter OHA14-0115 in the 'Enter Keywords' search box at the bottom of the screen.
Here's an opportunity to join a team committed to providing excellent services and to follow your interests in a large, diverse organization. Benefits include a competitive salary, health insurance, paid holidays, leave accrual and personal leave, membership in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and opportunities to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plans.
OHA has a commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community and actively engages in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. The State of Oregon is committed to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, culturally competent services and workplace diversity.

Scope of the Position - Closes January 24, 2014

Ongoing Work Coordination:
Coordinate development of VISTA and State Managed Volunteer Pool (SMVP)/Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer training/ exercise and evaluation. Badge all SMVP volunteers and monitor lost and stolen badges as well as badge renewals. Work with any local MRC unit coordinators on streamlining the badge process. Evaluate project performance for business needs to assure project meets its goals and deliverables within budget. Identify ways to improve project outcomes, and improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. Determine quality and effectiveness of services provided.

Work with outside partners, including MRC, VISTA, State Emergency Registry of Volunteers-Oregon (SERV-OR) Advisory Committee, vendor and local health departments, on an ongoing basis, to clarify data system criteria to ensure that reports being developed meet federal requirements. Set up and execute systems to assure that reports are run in a timely way, and data is stored. Ensure that SERV-OR business rules and operations plan are current, and help staff develop rules and modify operations plan when necessary, including convening work groups. This includes the plan development for volunteer mobilization and demobilization procedures, ensuring responder health and safety. Manage planning and support the participation of MRC, VISTA and SMVP members in exercises and training

Planning/Training and Marketing:
Develop a new system to ensure the verification of volunteer health professionals to Level2 and Level 1. Build a strategic plan for both the Registry and Badge IT systems. Work with both Vendors on System Upgrades. Support the SERV-OR Advisory Committee and lead meetings with the MRC State Coordinator and together develop strategic direction for the committee. Develop statewide marketing plans and act as the volunteer manager for all of the SERV-OR SMVP volunteers. Coordinate with OIS on necessary resources. Lead Medical Reserve Corps program efforts on needs assessments for new projects. Train all administrators on SERV-OR system and work with all VISTA site supervisors in conjunction with the VISTA Project Director.
Assemble and lead meetings with project team, MRC unit administrators, VISTA team members, community partners and local health departments throughout the state and other stakeholders to define scope, requirements, and other ongoing aspects of the SERV-OR and VISTA systems. Identify the needs and resources required to assure project success and monitor timely, appropriate completion of tasks. Identify and manage project risks, including mitigation strategies. Identify and develop quality improvement methods to determine IT system effectiveness, marketing and overall volunteer management.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or a degree related to Public Health; AND four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to Public Health, Human Services or Project Management.
OR ;
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to Public Health, Human Services or Project Management.
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.

Please consider joining us!
The Oregon Health Authority is an employer that's committed to providing each employee with opportunities for job enrichment, professional growth and strong emphasis on family life making living in Oregon an exceptional experience.
This position is located in Portland, Oregon. Our proximity to outdoor recreation spots allows you to take your pick: climbing, hiking, skiing, fishing, windsurfing, boating, cycling, camping and more. We have clean air and boundless cultural opportunities.
If you are interested in learning more about the State of Oregon, please visit http://www.oregon.gov/ ; or for more specific information about OHA, visit our Web site at http://www.oregon.gov/oha .
We look forward to hearing from you!

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