Oregon Center for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) is Oregon's Title V public health agency improving the health, development and well-being of children and youth with special health needs.
OCCSYHN is primarily funded through a block grant from the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). OCCYSHN is housed in the Institute on Development and Disabilities (IDD), within the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. OCCYSHNs mission is to improve the health, development, and well-being of all Oregons CYSHCN.
Oregon Center for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) is Oregon's Title V public health agency for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). We identify and address issues affecting this population. The duties of this position are in support of the mission, goals and objectives of OHSU, IDD and OCCYSHN as well as MCHB Title V public health goals and objectives.
The purpose of the Implementation Specialist is twofold: (1) To coordinate the implementation of OCCSYHNs Systems and Workforce Units (S&W) initiatives for CYSHCN. (2) To serve as project manager for OCCYSHNs ACCESS project.
S&W Initiatives Implementation:
Under the direction of Systems and Workforce leadership, the successful candidate will carry out implementation activities which include: coordination of shared care planning programmatic support, outreach activities, development of supporting materials, data collection and reporting, as well as independent communication with state-wide partners.
ACCESS Project Management:
Serve as project manager for OCCYSHNs ACCESS project. Will work independently to ensure that project deliverables and timelines are met. Independently interact with project sponsor. Ensures project compliance and adherence to spending regulations. Coordinate and facilitate project planning meetings. Facilitate contract processing and execution. Monitor project budget and expenditures. Indirectly supervise fellow S&W staff when cross-initiative collaboration is needed.
Bachelors in Public Health, Healthcare, Education, Social Work, nursing or related fields
1 to 3 years of experience in building and maintaining community partnerships, team building and supporting team development. Project management experience.
Knowledge of community development principles; Ability to engage in systems thinking for an identified population.
Ability to self-direct.
Ability to manage multiple projects at once.
MPH or other masters
5+ years in community development.
Experience in healthcare quality improvement.
Knowledge of systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a Cover Letter and Resume or CV.
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