The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems is recruiting for an EMS & Trauma Program Manager to provide program management, supervision, and evaluation of statutorily mandated state licensing and other regulatory and system supportive programs; including Trauma Hospital Reviews, EMS for children and Mobile Training Unit. The Manager develops and supervises the core processes for these programs and activities in the operating unit consistent with OHA policy and directives.

OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership and has a strategic goal to end all health inequities by 2030.

The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA’s work is organized into three broad goals: Improve the lifelong health of all Oregonians, increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care for all Oregonians and lower or contain the cost of care so it is affordable to everyone.

What’s in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

·         We offer exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages for you and your qualified family members, with very low monthly out-of-pocket costs. Try this free virtual benefits counselor by clicking here: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/pebb/pages/alex.aspx

·         Paid Leave Days:

o   11 paid holidays each year

o   3 additional paid “Personal Business Days” each year

o   8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month

o   Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years

·         Pension and retirement programs

·         Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

·         Click here to learn more about State of Oregon benefits.

Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are many times that the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager. Some travel occasionally within or outside of the State of Oregon requiring occasional overnight stays.


Minimum Qualifications

Five years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience; OR two years of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Desired Attributes

·         Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health inequities and collaborating with diverse communities most harmed by social injustice and health inequities.

·         Advanced knowledge of health care delivery, EMS and Trauma systems and the legal framework for their regulation.

·         Experience in managing subordinate professional staff, experience working in collaboration with other health and professional service organizations.

·         Experience utilizing administrative skills necessary to direct complex and sometimes controversial policy and regulatory work.

·         Experience managing a budget with multiple fund sources and accountability requirements. Preference is given to persons with advanced clinical or management training and three or more years of direct program management experience.

·         Ability to apply a sound, independent judgment in the management.

·         Experience with planning, budgeting, personnel and accounting systems.

·         Ability to interact with all levels of agency staff and representatives of state, local and federal agencies.

·         Ability to recognize problems and implement solutions through policy change, process improvement strategies.

·         Experience coordinating resources and the use of data in making decisions.

How to Apply:

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-149215

This job announcement will remain open until filled.