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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.

To apply:

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

Care and Outreach Specialist

This position works alongside a comprehensive care team that includes nurses, social workers, health care coordinators, and behavioral health specialists. This position requires critical thinking and independent judgment. The purpose of this role is to provide health system navigation, short term care coordination, and connection to community resources for the organization’s most vulnerable, at-risk members.

The Care and Outreach Specialist is responsible for member outreach and follow-up related to various organizational initiatives. This role will help identify and support unmet member needs identified through proactive outreach to targeted populations, health risk screenings, change in health status, and will assist in addressing gaps in care. Learn more and apply.

Network Support Manager

This position is responsible for the strategic deployment and operational implementation of the network strategy.  The primary focus is on physical health and coordination with Mental and Dental strategy. This position is responsible for the relationship management of participating providers. The position supports the execution of transformation activities designed to achieve triple aim results for the population and is accountable for access and quality outcomes. Learn more and apply.

Population Health Specialist

The Population Health Specialist is responsible for aligning the population health strategies and interventions set by the Population Health Partnerships department.  Key functions of this position include providing project management, contract monitoring, report writing, process improvement, and coordination and facilitation of stakeholder meetings in support of improving the health of our population. This position will spend the majority of time supporting the Population Health Team and clinical and community stakeholders in order to meet annual clinical population health strategies. Learn more and apply.

Program Specialist – Substance Use Disorder

This position is responsible for working with the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) system of care across the youth and adult systems and/or physical health, which includes translating policies, procedures, contractual requirements and clinical models into core operations within CareOregon network of SUD providers. Additionally, this position is responsible for analyzing the SUD system of care, SUD service expansion, training, workforce development/support, providing system coordination, translating program requirements to practice, and leading implementation efforts — using an equity lens to address disparities within the SUD system. Learn more and apply.

Provider Relations Specialist I

This position serves as a primary liaison between CareOregon and the provider network, which includes contracted, non-contracted, and potential providers.  Primary responsibilities include provider development, education, and relations, as well as a valuable liaison and collaborator with internal Jackson Care Connect/CareOregon teams.  This position also assists with the contract development process and general department administration.  Work may be focused on physical health and/or behavioral health. Learn more and apply.

Quality Improvement Analyst

The Quality Improvement Analyst analyzes CareOregon’s performance in key clinical quality measures, and functions as a key member of its assigned CCO/regional/line of business or benefit team that recommends, develops, implements, and evaluates population health, quality and practice transformation strategies to improve the health of CareOregon members and communities.  This position is focused on supporting practices and teams within a defined geographic area, CCO, benefit or line of business and may provide guidance to less experienced analysts.  This position spends the majority of the time using a combination of evaluation, quality improvement methods, and data analysis to meet defined clinical performance metrics, evaluate clinical programs and financing models, and regulatory deliverables. This position integrates QI activities, processes, and projects with the CareOregon Quality Strategy and related regulatory and accreditation standards to promote compliance. Learn more and apply. 

Senior Administrative Assistant

This position provides advanced administrative support and facilitates efficient operations for the assigned department(s) and its senior leadership by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. Learn more and apply.

Last updated May 18, 2023.