Oregon Health Authority is a government agency in Oregon, United States. The mission of this agency is to ensure the provision of quality care for the residents of the city. The organization aims to see a healthy Oregon today and in the future as well. The mission of OHA is to provide affordable health care, social, physical, and mental wellness to the people of Oregon. They are dedicated to providing lifelong health to Oregonians and lowering the cost of their services so that may become affordable for every citizen. They seek employees who can work for the promotion of the vision of the company.
Nurse Staffing Policy Analyst
Oregon Health Authority
$4,957 - $7,259 a month
Oregon Health Authority
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Care Regulation & Qualify Improvement (HCRQI) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Nurse Staffing Policy Analyst to provide consultation and advice to managers and executives in the Health Facility Licensing and Certification program regarding the administration, management, and policy aspects of Oregon's hospital nurse staffing laws. The HCRQI program regulates health care facilities, providers and suppliers in acute care and community-based programs. These positions monitor, inspect, consult, investigate and partner with the provider community and other state and federal agencies to assure that the citizens of the State of Oregon have access to safe, quality health care through licensing and Medicare/Medicaid certification of health care providers.
What will you do?
As the Nurse Staffing Policy Analyst , you will coordinate the Nurse Staffing Advisory Board (NSAB), including representing the agency to stakeholders and the public; coordinate NSAB meetings; complete nurse staffing revisit surveys; and coordinate and implement the nurse staffing survey process. Additionally, this position provides relevant statistical and policy analysis, as needed, regarding nurse staffing laws and obtains mediation, when needed, for hospital nurse staffing committees unable to reach agreement on staffing plans.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do regulate healthcare for all Oregonians. Do you have professional-level experience working in healthcare regulation? Do you have experience solving complex healthcare related regulatory problems? Do you have experience applying state and federal statutes and rules to regulatory situations? If so, we want to connect with you!
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . If you are an experienced policy analyst with health regulatory experience, don't delay, apply today!
This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law. Click here, to learn more about OHA's mission, vision and core values.
What are we looking for?
Bachelor's degree in public health or a related field PLUS four years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health regulation OR seven years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health regulation.
Must possess valid driver's license or other acceptable method of transportation
Experience solving complex problems within the limitations of statute and rule.
Experience dealing with challenging provider concerns and complainants.
Experience analyzing, reviewing and interpreting regulated providers and a diverse complaint population.
Experience skillfully and diplomatically communicating, both in writing and speaking.
Experience applying the principles of documentation.
Experience learning, comprehending, retaining and referencing information concerning multiple, and/or substantially different programs while handling stressful situations.
Experience independently researching, analyzing and/or interpreting information to solve problems, resolve complaints and make independent decisions;
Experience working in an ever-changing environment of state and federal statutes, rules, policies and procedures.
Must be able to adapt to frequent changes in work schedules.
Must attend work-related education trainings, workshops and seminars.
Experience working with electronic information systems, Internet and electronic mail.
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
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.
To apply for this position, follow the link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.
Please attach a cover letter to your application which addresses the requested skills list above in the job announcement. Application without the required cover letter will be removed from consideration.
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If you have questions about this recruitment or need an alternate format to apply, please contact Cyndi Phipps-Roman, Senior Recruiter, at ******************************** or call ************. Please be prepared to describe the alternate format needed. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-************. For technical support, please call toll free 1-************, for customer service assistance.
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We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time. You will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States within three days of hire.
If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check.The information will be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (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.
Please attach only the documents that are related to the position such as cover letter, resume and transcripts. Additional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.
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