Essential Worker Healthcare Trust Director

Essential Worker Healthcare Trust Director

Duration

Permanent

Salary Range

$6,461.92 to $8,659.59 Per Month

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume via this job posting at Indeed.com.

About the Oregon Essential Workforce Healthcare Program

SEIU 503 member caregivers and Oregon long-term care employers are creating a new labor management partnership focused on delivering quality, affordable healthcare to Oregon’s essential care workers. The Program will develop and implement a healthcare model that improves the health, recruitment, and retention of this essential workforce as the demand for long term care continues to grow at a rapid pace. The Program is overseen by a Board of Trustees appointed by the union and participating employers.

Organizational Overview

RISE Partnership delivers outstanding training and benefits with a focus on equity and worker-employer collaboration. Together with unions and employers, we are proud to support over 80,000 Oregon care providers and state employees. RISE is working with the Program stakeholders to employee key staff and stand up this essential benefit.

Position Summary

Leading at an Executive level, this role will be responsible for the development and implementation of a first-of-its-kind healthcare program for Oregon’s care provider workforce. This position will work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders — including union members and leaders, employer representatives, and state partners — to develop and deliver affordable and accessible healthcare for essential care workers across the state of Oregon.

Essential Functions

  • Work with Trustees and relevant stakeholders to design and fully implement a health care coverage program that provides high quality, affordable coverage for care providers.
  • Work closely with Trustees to communicate goals, progress, and grow the program, including leading the Trust’s overall strategy and direction.
  • Serve as the Trust spokesperson with internal and external stakeholders, including employers, unions and State of Oregon Agencies concerning implementation and ongoing operations.
  • Manage staff, vendors, and other professional stakeholder relationships.
  • Manage competitive bidding processes for vendors including bidding announcement, researching and soliciting candidates, leading the vetting and negotiation process including contracting.
  • Prepare annual and quarterly budgets for Board review and approval.
  • Administer services in compliance with state, federal laws, collective bargaining agreements, participation agreements, and similar.
  • Make recommendations for benefit innovations and future growth opportunities, and lead those efforts.
  • Help foster a healthy organizational culture that leads with a focus on equity and inclusion, both in terms of delivery of benefits to participants and internal staff culture.
  • Lead within RISE Partnership as part of the senior leadership team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the long-term care industry and workforce (preferred)
  • Demonstrated abilities in coordinating a complex operation including supervising staff, vendors, and contractors
  • Experience working with board members and other stakeholders in a collaborative environment
  • Able to lead services with diverse (cultural, racial, ethnic, class, linguistic) stakeholder base
  • Skilled in fiscal management including budgeting, forecasting, and reporting
  • Demonstrated commitment to organizational equity and inclusion
  • Ability to create and maintain strong positive relationships with the RISE team, employers, workers, and union representatives
  • A commitment to advancing the voice and conditions of Oregon’s workers

Experience

  • 5+ years of leadership in nonprofit, healthcare, union, government, industry or trade association
  • Experience with employee health plans and benefits
  • Experience working with employers and unions (preferred)
  • Experience working in a start-up environment a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is responsible for supervising other staff members.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

RISE Partnership is committed to keeping our community and workforce safe. Please note that effective January 1, 2022, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or possess an approved medical or religious exemption) prior to their start date.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is responsible for supervising other staff members.

Working Conditions

  • Check the appropriate health classification group for this position:

□ Group 1 – Requires physical abilities to perform instant or sustained arduous physical activity
□ Group 2 – Requires occasional lifting and exertion for short periods
✓ Group 3 – Requires very limited physical exertion

  • Readiness to work occasional long hours, weekends
  • Occasional travel between worksites and/or meeting locations within the state

Disclaimer

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. 

Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including major medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents, as well as retirement and leave benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are also responsible for conduct consistent with our EEO standards and are expected to demonstrate respect for all coworkers and participants. We also recognize the desirability of increasing employment opportunities for people of color, women, LGBTQQI, people that are bilingual or multilingual, and people with disabilities.

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