Long Term Services and Supports Innovator Agent (Program Specialist Senior), ADVSD

Department: Department of County Human Services (DCHS)Job Type: Regular RepresentedExemption Status: United States of America (Non-Exempt)Closing Date: March 10, 2019The Opportunity:IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:We describe the required application materials in the SCREENING AND EVALUATION section below. You are required to attach a cover letter (more details below). When completing the application on Workday as an external candidate through multco.us/jobs, you will come to a page where one of the prompts is to upload a “Resume/CV.” This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter. There will be no other prompt for you to upload your cover letter.When completing the application on Workday as an internal candidate, you may need to scroll down to see the “Resume / Cover Letter” prompt on your screen. This is the place where you need to upload your cover letter. There will be no other prompts for you to upload your cover letter. Do not click the orange “Submit” button before you upload your cover letter.These are also the places where you will attach documentation that establishes your eligibility for veterans’ preference, if you are claiming it. Only apply ONCE for this opportunity. Duplicate applications CANNOT be submitted in Workday. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.Salary$32.54 – $40.05 Hourly$5,640.26 – $6,942.00 Monthly$67,683.20 – $83,304.00 AnnuallyOverviewMultnomah County Department of County Human Services (DCHS), Aging, Disability & Veterans Services invites applications for Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Innovator Agent (Senior Program Specialist). DCHS provide support for well-being throughout life and believe we all benefit when everyone can reach their potential and can fully contribute to our communities. There is (1) 0.80 FTE full-time (32 hours per week) position located at Five Oak Building, 209 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204. The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, temporary, on-call, full or part-time assignments within the department. This Work Matters – watch our video to learn more.Do you love to champion new ideas with a strong desire to turn opportunities into reality? We are seeking leadership talents with a heart of a public servant to help bring solution-focused results for consumers in the metro region by coordinating efforts with many different organizations around healthcare transformation and integration of service delivery. It will facilitate a joint strategic plan with focuses to eliminate barriers, establish collaborations, and build partnerships to achieve the goals of Triple Aim: better health, better care and lower cost. Main responsibilities for this position include:Analyzing, researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative approaches including new system models and evidence-based practicesNegotiating, creating, administering, and supporting the development of Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO’s) and Multnomah CountyPlanning, leading, and participating in various meetings and development work groupsServing as a centralized resource to streamline communication between different organizationsWriting policies and procedures to guide others in creating system changeProspecting, writing, and managing government grants The successful candidate will demonstrate:Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and valuesKnowledge of public benefit programs including state, regional/county-based programs, and providers of services to seniors and persons with disabilitiesAbility to interpret/apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to program scope and operationsAbility to facilitate, educate, and problem-solve in a fast-paced work environment.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writingAbility to provide functional and technical assistance and input both inside and outside the agency to meet program goals, objectives, and outcomesExperience and/or knowledge of quality improvement tools/techniques, facilitation and project managementDiversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, equity is at the core of what we do. We don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.To QualifyWe will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and valuesBachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business, statistics/math or a related fieldExperience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible and major program development, policy analysis, or program compliance/monitoring and evaluation experienceMust have a valid driver licenseMust pass a criminal background checkPreferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills:Advanced knowledge of Medicaid, SNAP and Waivered services rules and regulationsKnowledge of publicly-funded services to the aging and disability community*Transferable Skills:Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.Screening and EvaluationThe Application Packet:Attachments will not be reviewed unless specifically requested. Only apply once for this opportunity. Your completed application must include the following:  A completed online application. We will not review separate resumes or other attached files. The exceptions are one (1) cover letter and documentation for veterans’ preference.Attach a cover letter and limited to the equivalent of one (1) page. The quality of your response may determine if you are moved on to the next review. Your cover letter should address why you are interested in this opportunity and how your work experience and transferable skills meet the requirements described in the “Overview” and “To Qualify” sections above.The Selection Process:For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:Initial review of minimum qualificationsAn evaluation of application materials to identify the most qualified candidatesConsideration of top candidates through phone screen and/or interviewBackground and reference checksNote: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.Questions?Recruiter: Anna ShyEmail: anna.shy@multco.usPhone: +1 (503) 9887506 x87506