|The Oregon Psilocybin Services Section is Hiring (Compliance Specialist 2)
The Oregon Psilocybin Services Section (OPS) is excited to announce that we are hiring!
We are currently recruiting for an Oregon Psilocybin Services Licensing Program Specialist (Compliance Specialist 2) to provide consultation, technical assistance, and evaluation services for the Oregon Psilocybin Services Licensing Program to verify that license applicants and licensees of manufacturers, facilitators, service centers, and testing laboratories are meeting program requirements as stipulated by statute, administrative rules, policies and procedures, and interpretive guidelines. See the job announcement below.
OPS is a new section housed within the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division’s Center for Health Protection. The OPS Section implements Ballot Measure 109, which was passed in November 2020 and directs the Oregon Health Authority to license and regulate the manufacturing, transportation, delivery, sale, and purchase of psilocybin products and the provision of psilocybin services.
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Position Title: Oregon Psilocybin Services Licensing Program Specialist (Compliance Specialist 2)
External applicant link: https://oregon.wd5.
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Oregon Psilocybin Services Licensing Program Specialist to provide consultation, technical assistance, and evaluation services for the Oregon Psilocybin Services Licensing Program to verify that license applicants and licensees of manufacturers, facilitators, service centers, and testing laboratories are meeting program requirements as stipulated by statute, administrative rules, policies and procedures, and interpretive guidelines.
OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership and has a strategic goal to end all health inequities by 2030.
The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA’s work is organized into three broad goals: Improve the lifelong health of all Oregonians, increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care for all Oregonians and lower or contain the cost of care so it is affordable to everyone.
What will you do?
What’s in it for you?
The Public Health Division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are many times that the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232, or additional temporary locations as needed. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.
This is a full-time, permanent position and is represented by a union, SEIU Human Services.
OHA values health equity, service excellence, integrity, leadership, partnership, innovation and transparency. OHA’s health equity definition is “Oregon will have established a health system that creates health equity when all people can reach their full potential and well-being and are not disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, language, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, intersections among these communities or identities, or other socially determined circumstances. Achieving health equity requires the ongoing collaboration of all regions and sectors of the state, including tribal governments to address: the equitable distribution or redistributing of resources and power; and recognizing, reconciling, and rectifying historical and contemporary injustices.” OHA’s 10-year goal is to eliminate health inequities. Click here, to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
This position requires a broad understanding of community public relations and the ability to work amicably with a diversity of people and issues. It demands awareness of and sensitivity to the problems and interests of individuals who may be seriously ill or disabled and from diverse ethnic backgrounds. It requires effective communication skills, both written and oral, excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to coordinate human and technological resources to meet the objectives of the program.
How to apply:
Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.
If you need assistance to participate in the application process including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act, please call Stephanie Mitchell.
The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position.
The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity and anti-racism.