OCCYSHN Care Coordination Specialist

Work Unit Description:OCCYSHN is Oregon’s Title V public health agency for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). OCCSYHN is primarily funded through a block grant from the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.   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.   OCCYSHN’s mission is to improve the health, development, and well-being of all Oregon’s CYSHCN.  Learn more about us! https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/outreach/occyshn/Primary Duties: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 position operates primarily at the policy level and has three broad areas of focus:Promote and support excellence in cross-systems care coordination for CYSHCN at the state, county, community and practice levels.Lead efforts to develop and implement statewide strategies to address the Title V Block Grant priority focused on Medical Home.Support accountability of entities implementing and improving CaCoon (CAre COordinatiON) public health nurse home visiting in meeting program standards.Work Schedule/hrs/FTE/SalaryFTE: 0.5-1.0 FTE, NegotiableSchedule:  Variable, including options for part-time telecommutingSalary Range: Commensurate with QualificationsLocation:  Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)  Required Qualifications:
BSN and 6+ years of clinical experience or Masters with 3 years of clinical experienceExperience in systems and program development, coordination and implementation of service delivery program at the state, municipal or health system levelExperience working in systems of care serving children with special health needs at state, regional, county, and community-based level and familiarity with challenges specific to CYSHCN and their families, including those residing in rural and frontier areasExperience in care coordination in the context of national and state health care reform Strong leadership skills that include collaboration, negotiation, and advocacy skillsAbility to work both independently and in teams Ability to think strategically and communicate clearly, including giving presentations Valid Oregon Drivers LicensePreferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a health-related field and three years of experienceThree years of experience working directly with children and youth with special health needsExperience working within a rural and/or frontier environment on behalf of children with special health care needs