The Policy Analyst conducts senior-level policy research including: complex analyses of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies; comparison of private and public health care payer policies and clinical coverage criteria; evaluation of case studies and program evaluations; development of interview guides and conduction of structured interviews with state officials; and analysis of Medicaid claims and utilization data. The Policy Analyst synthesizes this information into reports and implementation tools and presents findings from research to clients through presentations at conferences, on webinars and/or through conference calls. The Policy Analyst also provides technical assistance to local, state, and national organizations, which may include planning and facilitating group processes (including strategic planning), coaching clients on implementing research-based practices and organizational and system change, and assisting with performance measurement and quality improvement and delivering presentations. As with all Center staff, the Policy Analyst maintains excellent relationships with all clients and participates in new business development.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm