Behavioral Health Data Analyst

Location: Portland, OR 97204

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Oregon Health Authority

Salary Range:

$4,225 - $6,483

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Position Title:

Behavioral Health Data Analyst (Research Analyst 3)

Job Description:

This position requires both a cover letter and resume to be attached at time of application .

Please attach a current version of your resume and a cover letter that addresses the points listed under the section titled What We Are Looking For.

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes, cover letters and all other documents must all be uploaded at one time. When uploading a resume, please upload any other documents in the same area/field.

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Behavioral Health Data Analyst to join an excellent team.

Are you skilled at working with, validating, and reporting on data? Do you have experience with statistical software and programming languages? If so, please check out the below opportunity:

What you will do!

In collaboration with other analysts, manage the development and implementation of Oregon’s Health Care Workforce (“workforce”) database as well as analyze data from this database and other datasets as applicable. In collaboration with other staff within HPA, work with Health Professional Shortage Area data submitted to the federal government. Analyze data related to the behavioral health workforce from the workforce database as well as other sources in support of programs to expand and diversify the behavioral health workforce in support of OHA’s new Behavioral Health Workforce Initiative. Establish and refine procedures to assure the quality of data and validity of results. Manage work with contracted vendors or consultants as needed to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables. Summarize and report on statewide and regional trends of mental and physical health care access, capacity, cost and quality using a variety of methods including surveys, focus groups and secondary data sources.

What's in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.

This position falls under the Research Analyst 3 classification.

This is a full-time, permanent position that is represented by SEIU.

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 times that the work may need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Five Oak building located at 421 SW Oak Street, Portland, OR. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the manager.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, culture, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.

What we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any discipline that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, and one year experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports;


  • Four years of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.

How to apply:

  • Complete the online application
  • Complete Questionnaire
  • Upload Resume
  • Upload Cover Letter

Attention current State of Oregon employees : To apply for posted positions, please close this window and log into your Workday account and apply through the Career worklet.

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

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.

Need Help?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Andre Brembry at 503-945-2887 or

Additional Information

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process.
  • We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers at this time – unless specifically noted. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
  • 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.
  • The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .
  • Please only attach documents that are related to the position. Additional documents that are attached will not be reviewed.
  • Applicant Help and Support webpage

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.

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