Join the team at Jackson Care Connect

Jackson Care Connect coordinates physical, behavioral and oral health care for Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) members in Jackson County. We care for the whole person, making it easy to connect to provider groups, hospitals, agencies and community organizations who work together with our member. Jackson Care Connect is part of CareOregon, a nonprofit community organization based in Portland, Oregon. Since 1994, CareOregon has been providing health plan services to Oregonians and developing innovative approaches to care.

Jackson Care Connect is dedicated to providing access to high-quality, cost-effective, culturally responsive care for Oregon Health Plan participants in Jackson county. For compassionate innovators committed to improving health care, we offer a great work environment where your contributions are recognized.

Jackson Care Connect is making a difference. Join us.


See full descriptions, position requirements and application directions at the links below. See all positions here.

Medical Director
This position is responsible for leading a multidisciplinary, matrixed team in supporting both internal staff, as well as external network and other partners, in implementing effective care management, quality, and other clinical practice improvement initiatives as assigned, in support of the Quadruple Aim.

Work includes four key areas:

  • Best practices and network support with focus on integration (physical health, behavioral health, oral health, social health)
  • Data support and translation with focus on quality improvement
  • Population health framework including strong equity focused approach and resource stewardship for vulnerable populations (including value-based payments)
  • Regional relationships and collaboration in a CCO environment.

This position may be assigned to lead medical management, clinical informatics, behavioral health, and/or population health initiatives for the organization including clinical quality in the provider/Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) network. The position may provide ground level clinical direction in support of CareOregon CCO transformation and process improvement efforts. Learn more and apply. 

Innovation Specialist – Integrated Behavioral Health
This position provides technical assistance, coaching, and training to the CareOregon provider network in areas related to integrated behavioral health services. This position will spend time designing and facilitating collaborative meetings, and providing on-site support to member clinic leadership and care teams to implement systems, processes, and workflows that improve quality outcomes, patient experience, clinic and team satisfaction, and reduced health care costs. This position partners closely with CareOregon and CCO regional teams and leadership to develop, oversee, and implement programs, initiatives and payment models that support and enhance behavioral- and whole-person health.  This role requires a high degree of collaboration, coordination, and influence with multiple internal and external stakeholders in positions of clinical and operational leadership. Learn more and apply. 

Community Outreach Program Coordinator – Bilingual
This position assists the Member Engagement Program Supervisor in coordinating multiple programs. This position helps members and community partners understand, navigate and/or connect with enrollment assistance at Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and Medicare ‘pop up’ locations such as food banks, homeless shelters and community events. The role focuses on outreach and engagement activities with CareOregon members and community partners including finding new locations for connecting with potential members, planning recurring events at the same locations, and coordinating with OHA Community Assistors to help with enrollment.  The goals of the position include establishing and maintaining positive CareOregon relationships within the community while promoting member retention and engagement strategies. Learn more and apply.

Last updated December 20, 2021.

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