OPCA offers a great team environment where your contributions are recognized. Come and join a dynamic group of professionals who thrive on innovation and collaboration. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We look forward to meeting you! 

 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Innovations Director

Part-Time Accounting Clerk

Executive and Policy Coordinator

 

Innovations Director

The Innovations Director will organize a new body of work for Oregon community health centers (CHCs) around emergent practices and innovative ideas to further transform the model of care. This role will foster implementation of new and dramatically better ways of improving health outcomes, while helping align supportive payment and policy structures to offer whole person and population-based services.

In partnership with the Executive Director and Senior Director of Innovations, this person will have a key role in defining the scope of innovation, the range of early partnerships, the conversations and venues to share ideas and motivate further origination, gaps in support of innovative leadership and models, and designing interventions that translate thinking into action.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Explore current efforts (OPCA, CHC and beyond) by interacting with Oregon CHCs and cataloging current innovations
  • Identify and interview innovative partner organizations and individuals
  • Collect information around organizations engaged in innovation, including the skills and tools that further model evolution, as well as concepts and trainings that employ radical customer orientation understanding and design
  • Determine innovation support/coaching is available to CHCs and to OPCA and where there are gaps – initially and ongoing
  • Create “fresh eyes” training for OPCA staff members
  • Bring “high achieving” innovative CHCs, non-CHCs, and PCAs together to learn, play, create, and share
  • Lead/facilitate conversations with OPCA staff and partners to refine/redefine tools that further our understanding of design thinking
  • Note and/or develop ideas for additional projects or grant opportunities to further the OPCA emergent innovation agenda
  • Create and post care model strategies, models, and innovations on the public domain.
  • Research best ways to share and transfer information such that CHCs and PCAs are able to respond with action
  • Market the work to policy makers, funders and those that could benefit from what we have learned
  • Coordinate regional and national conversations in tandem with ED and Senior Director to support continued learning, regional peer support and experimentation, and thinking
  • Contribute to conversation and understanding of “value” and the role of innovation and/or disruptive design in improving health equity for Oregon and beyond
  • In partnership with external colleagues, coordinate innovation training and peer networks
  • Create ongoing connections with OPCA’s policy, payment, and practice teams to advance innovative openings and remove barriers to experimentation when possible
  • Work with TA team to develop and offer training events/onsite training for CHC staff, board members and a variety of stakeholders around design thinking as we better understand what is needed

We are looking for someone with:

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of CHCs and their/our mission
  • Experience in researching models and concepts, tracking workflows, and sharing written information
  • Knowledge of clinical settings, processes, and culture including an understanding of managing change
  • Ability to think strategically and deliver technically
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge, skill and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of personalities and organizations
  • Ability to work well in a professional yet fun team environment, including respect for different styles and personalities; enthusiasm for collaboration, communication, and celebration
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • High level of comfort with ambiguity and an ability to create direction and deliverables from it
  • Ability to focus on the development and delivery of relatively unexplored terrain
  • An ability to work with people who think, act, look, and/or live in a manner different from one’s self


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To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to .
 

 

Part-Time Accounting Clerk

The Accounting Clerk will assist the Director of Finance with record keeping of financial transactions, including the processing of accounts receivables and accounts payables, as well as other duties as assigned. This position will also support and promote a company culture that emphasizes a dedication to customer service, high quality performance, and teamwork. This part-time position (15-20 hours per week) is non-exempt.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Maintain tracking systems for grant, membership, and other invoices
  • Apply payments in MIP software from deposit records
  • Follow up on unpaid AR invoices
  • Distribute invoices to department managers for G/L coding and approval
  • Post vendor invoices in MIP software on a weekly basis
  • Prepare checks for payment and file accounts payables weekly
  • Send 1099 forms at year end
  • Assist with filing and file maintenance, including vendor files
  • Assist with other accounting tasks as directed by the Director of Finance

We are looking for someone with:

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in clerical accounting
  • Knowledge of Excel and accounting software
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with people who think, act, look, and/or live in a manner different from one’s self

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To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to .

 


Executive and Policy Coordinator

The Executive and Policy Coordinator will provide administrative support for the Executive Director, the Policy Team, and the board of directors. As part of the organization’s administrative team, this individual shares in the job of keeping work flowing and setting a tone for productivity and an enjoyable work experience. This is a full-time position.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Calendar management and scheduling for the Executive Director, the Policy Team, and the Leadership Team.
  • Meeting planning, minute taking, and logistical coordination, which includes but is not limited to: board meetings, board committee meetings, and visits with legislators during session.
  • Managing and tracking all aspects of event planning, including creating or refining timelines and work plans, logistical coordination, and developing communications for larger events such as OPCA’s Annual Membership Meeting, Annual Strategic Planning Retreat, Day at the Capitol, and the NACHC Policy & Issues (P&I) Conference.
  • Pro-actively coordinating key stakeholder meetings and trainings for various events throughout the year – create timelines, draft agendas, prepare and edit meeting minutes and presentations.
  • Tracking all action/follow up items until completion.
  • Management of annual membership dues invoicing and collection
  • Back up support to the Office Coordinator - answering phones, distributing mail, and other office management duties.
  • Other administrative tasks and projects as asked.

We are looking for someone who is highly organized and has excellent attention to detail. This person should also be able to:

  • Anticipate needs and manage time effectively.
  • Utilize backwards planning for events management.
  • Work independently and take initiative, and make independent, informed decisions.
  • Prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects, meeting requests and events simultaneously.
  • Provide clear and concise communication, both oral and written.
  • Be flexible and quick-thinking, with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Be diplomatic and sensitive to maintaining confidentialities, as appropriate.

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To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to .