Full Time Medical Countermeasures Coordinator in Portland Metro at Oregon Health Authority

Medical Countermeasures Coordinator

Oregon Health Authority

Location: Portland Metro
Industry: Health Care
Type: Full Time

invites applications for the position of:
Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Medical Countermeasures Coordinator)

JOB CODE: OHA15-0479
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 11/15/15 11:59 PM
SALARY: $4,569.00 – $6,691.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

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 includes most of the state’s health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. 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.

This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD)/Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP)/Immunization Program, which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). 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.
The person in this position provides leadership and expertise in the development and exercising of Oregon’s Medical Countermeasures (MCM) receipt, distribution and dispensing efforts, which includes oversight of the state’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Program. This position takes a systems-level approach to integrating MCM/SNS response efforts with those of local public health authorities (LPHAs), other government agencies, and community partners. This position works in close collaboration with the Oregon Immunization Program (OIP) SNS Team, the Health Security and Response Program (HSPR), and the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Program (ACDP). This position also serves as the state-level Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) Coordinator. This position performs work throughout the state in coordination with state agencies and 36 county governments. This position serves as an emergency preparedness contact for numerous local, state and federal agencies, including the state Office of Emergency Management, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Corrections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Duties are performed in an environment of independence, and the position requires minimal supervision.

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

• Experience teaching public health emergency planning and response
• Experience ensuring deadlines are met
• Experience evaluating local public health emergency preparedness
• Experience working independently of direct supervision and managing day-to-day tasks and prioritizing workload
• Experience with organizational development, grant management, project management, Public Health Informatics, and Public Health Information Systems
• Experience making contributions to foster a welcoming, inclusive and diverse work environment

Application Guidelines:

Please visit www.oregonjobs.org to complete the online application for position number OHA15-0479
Visit the following link: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1274948/operations-and-policy-analyst-3-medical-countermeasures-coordinator

Salary: $4,569.00 - $6,691.00 Monthly
Application Link: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1274948/operations-and-policy-analyst-3-medical-countermeasures-coordinator