OPS Project Manager Job Posting

POSTING DATE:   May 26, 2016
JOB TITLE:   OPS Project Manager
LOCATION:    Office at St. Vincent Hospital, SW Portland, Oregon
POSITION REPORTS TO:   OPS Executive Director
FLSA:   Exempt, 1.0 FTE
SALARY:   $45,000 – $65,000, depending on qualifications
CLOSING DATE:   Applications in by June 15, 2016 prioritized

Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include promoting the START program with statewide partners; strategic analysis; team oversight; managing training requests and logistics; project participant and trainer recruitment and assessment; developing new and ensuring updated and accurate presentation material; provide post-training technical assistance; facilitating continuing medical education; tracking data; and evaluating project effectiveness. Must be able to work efficiently and productively within a small staff.

Position Qualifications:
The OPS Project Manager must be very familiar with child health care transformation issues, providers, and priorities in Oregon. A health, counseling, or education related Master’s degree is preferred, with a minimum of 3 years of health policy, quality improvement, or nonprofit project work experience required. The ideal candidate will have experience with adolescents, quality improvement projects and tools, leading groups, budgets and funding, assessments, training, practice coaching, learning communities, research data collection and evaluation, and supervision. Strong skills in systems and critical thinking, taking initiative, flexibility, interpersonal and written communication, collaboration, time management, professional boundaries, and problem solving are essential. Must have own transportation and be available for out-of-town travel.

Organization Overview:
The Oregon Pediatric Society, the state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, leads a statewide quality improvement initiative promoting standardized screenings, referrals, and practice change in primary pediatric care. START training modules focus on managing children’s developmental and behavioral health issues, according to AAP standards, evidence-based programs, and national best practices. OPS works in partnership with the state’s independent child health providers; medical clinics; the Oregon Health Authority; Coordinated Care Organizations; the State Legislature; public health; medical and social work university programs; hospital systems; community organizations in behavioral health care, early learning, child services, and health equity. OPS strives to create an organizational culture that pursues excellence and the Quadruple Aim in improving healthcare, advocating for the optimal health of all children and youth, while supporting their families and the physicians who care for them.

The total compensation package currently includes PTO, medical and dental insurance, and salary. 

Application Procedure:
Send a resume and two-page maximum cover letter detailing your qualifications and interests to HR@oraap.org Please include one paragraph that expands on this statement: “One of the most difficult aspects of being a teenager is… and society’s responsibility is ….”