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Reproductive Health Systems & Operations Coordinator

Date Posted: 11/21/2017
Organization: Oregon Public Health Division
Location: Portland, OR

Application Deadline: 11/26/2017

Salary: $4,144.00 - $6,050.00 Monthly

Description of Organization:

The Oregon Public Health Division works to protect and promote the health of all Oregonians and the communities where they live, work, play and learn.

Listed below are key efforts currently underway that help us achieve our mission:
Public Health Modernization
Oregon's plan for modernizing our governmental public health system
Public Health Accountability Metrics
Oregon’s Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) established a set of accountability metrics to track progress towards the modernization of Oregon’s public health system
State Health Improvement Plan
Priorities for improved health in our state, based on data from the State Health Profile
State Health Assessment
The State Health Assessment (SHA) is one of three prerequisites for public health accreditation
State Health Indicators
Health indicators that give a snapshot of the health of people in Oregon
Public Health Division Strategic Plan
Our vision, mission, values and goals

The Oregon public health system includes federal, state and local agencies, private organizations and other diverse partners working together to put healthy options and health-promoting services within reach for everyone in Oregon. Oregon needs a strong public health system to achieve better health and better care at lower costs. Public health plays an important role in Oregon's health system transformation.

Position Responsibilities:

This position is bi-lingual English/Spanish and/or bi-cultural preferred.

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health Section in Portland, OR is looking for a cultural competent individual who has experience developing relationships with diverse, under-served communities and target populations. The Reproductive Health Systems & Operations Coordinator identifies culturally appropriate service providers able to meet the reproductive health needs of these populations to increase access to care and ensures service provider compliance based on program requirements.

What will you do? You will develop relationships within the community to identify and onboard culturally appropriate providers that are willing and able to provide services for the Reproductive Health Program, and to ensure that community voice is incorporated into program development. You will also work to ensure access to equitable, high-quality reproductive health services across the state of Oregon. The expansion of the provider network is due to recent legislation focused on increasing access to immigrants, refugees, people who are undocumented and non-citizens living in Oregon. Additionally, you will provide technical assistance, training and consultation on program administration, ensuring agencies follow policies and protocols that are in compliance with program requirements.

What's in it for you? Do you possess a high level of cultural competency and understanding of diversity? Do you have experience working with underserved populations to connect them with available services? Do you enjoy providing education or training? Be a part of a team whose primary goal is to promote the health, well-being and quality of life for all Oregonians through the development and use of evidence-based policies, tools, educational resources, programs and clinical preventive services. We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal Leave and 10 paid holidays per year. If you are experienced in outreach and compliance and have a passion for the health of our citizens, don't delay, apply today!



A bachelor's degree in public health, business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a degree related to public health and two years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health;


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related to public health;


  • Knowledge of and experience working with immigrant, refugee, undocumented, and non-citizen communities within Oregon, and knowledge of the traditions, values, and customs of the communities being served.
  • Experience working directly with individuals and families who identify as immigrant, refugee, non-citizen or undocumented. (This experience can be gained through lived experience or prior experience with the identified communities.)
  • Knowledge of reproductive justice and how it intersects with reproductive health.
  • Understanding of the impact of systemic oppression and trauma, and the potential impact on undocumented, non-citizen, immigrant and refugee Oregonians seeking reproductive health services
  • Experience working within a publicly funded reproductive health program or setting.
  • Experience providing program review to determine compliance with program requirements.
  • Expertise in public speaking, teaching or conducting trainings.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extensive experience establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with community partners.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or bi-cultural preferred

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To complete the online application visit the following link:

Cyndi Phipps-Roman