OCCYSHN Care Coordination Specialist (Senior Research RN)
Oregon Health and Science University
August 9, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
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.
Functions/Duties of Position
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, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 0.5-1.0 FTE, Negotiable
Schedule: Variable, including options for part-time telecommuting
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
BSN and 6+ years of clinical experience or Masters with 3 years of clinical experience
Experience in systems and program development, coordination and implementation of service delivery program at the state, municipal or health system level
Experience 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 areas
Experience in care coordination in the context of national and state health care reform
Strong leadership skills that include collaboration, negotiation, and advocacy skills
Ability to work both independently and in teams
Ability to think strategically and communicate clearly, including giving presentations
Valid Oregon Drivers License
Master’s degree in a health-related field and three years of experience
Three years of experience working directly with children and youth with special health needs
Experience working within a rural and/or frontier environment on behalf of children with special health care needs
Internal Number: IRC70374
About Oregon Health and Science University
OHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon, but we're also nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries.
Based in Portland, we have 16,000 employees, operate the top-ranked adult and children's hospitals in Oregon, and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations.