State of Oregon Business Operations Specialist Intern in Salem, Oregon
Business Operations Specialist Intern
Business Operations Specialist Intern
$2,130.00 - $2,874.00 Monthly
Oregon Health Authority
6/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Program: Health Systems Division – Business Operations
Internship Hours: 40 per week/Flexible on days and times
Duration: Flexible 3 month assignment between July 1, 2018 and September 31, 2018
Pay: Paid hourly or unpaid with the opportunity to earn school credits
Salary Range: $2,130 - $2,874 monthly
Location: 500 Summer Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301
Are you a technical savvy professional with interest in learning more about Oregon's Medicaid and Behavioral Health programs? We have a great internship opportunity for you to join our innovative team as the Business Operations Specialist.
You will assist in documenting existing processes and help create a central repository of process documentation with a reliable tracking system that will capture and report on work being accomplished related to Medicaid and Behavioral Health processes. As the Business Operations Specialist intern you will create:
Time studies and flow charts,
Validation and documentation of work processes,
Identification and tracking of process improvement opportunities, and
Develop process metrics and reports
The Business Operations Specialist intern can expect to learn about the following subjects:
Medicaid and Behavioral Health programs
Process development and documentation
Continuous improvement and lean principles
Basic project management
Reporting, metrics, and basic statistical process control
This is a full-time, internship that is classified and represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
To qualify for the position:
You must be enrolled in preferably Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Science, Finance, or Political Science program,
Must have experience developing Access Databases and Excel Worksheets,
Ability to prioritize workload, and
Ability to gather information from multiple sources and consolidate information into a database.
*To apply please submit the following.
- Attach a cover letter that addresses the requested skills.
Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, your application will be disqualified. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Normal professional office environment. Heavy use of computers, phones, electronic devices, and other office equipment. May sit or stand for long periods at open cubicle desk. May experience moderate noise levels. Regularly encounters demanding time frames, frequent interruptions.
If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to call Diana Garibay at 503-753-7360 (voice) 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Monday through Friday. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900.
For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627, for customer service assistance.
PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING US!
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care.
OHA strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.
Medical, vision and dental insurance
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members
$5,000 in employee basic life insurance
Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs
**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.
Paid leaves and other benefits
Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation
Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments
24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year
Ten paid holidays a year
The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.
Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents
Long-term and short-term disability
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
Flexible spending accounts
Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.
The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.