COVID-19 and Oregon Wildfires Data Specialists

Lines for Life - Remote

Job details Job Type Full-time Temporary Full Job Description Description:

Status: Temporary/Full-Time/Non-exempt

Duration: 45 days – 9 months

About the Organization: Lines for Life is a regional non-profit that is dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide. We offer help and hope to individuals and communities, and promote mental health for all. Our work addresses a spectrum of needs that include intervention, prevention, and advocacy. We educate, train, and advocate to prevent issues of substance abuse, mental illness, and thoughts of suicide from reaching crisis levels. But when a crisis arises or support is needed, we are available 24/7/365 to intervene with personalized help.

Position Summary: Lines for Life is seeking to hire 3 full-time data specialists who will support the COVID-19 and Oregon Wildfire Crisis Counseling Programs by ensuring FEMA’s data collection and reporting requirements are met and by analyzing the data to help improve program services to better provide emotional support and resources to those who identify as being stressed from COVID-19 and/or the wildfires. The COVID-19 Program currently has funding for 2 data specialists for 9 months and the Oregon Wildfire program has 45 days of funding for 1 Data Specialist, with the possibility of that being extended to 9 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and oversee the data collection activities for the COVID-19 and Oregon Wildfire Crisis Counseling Programs in accordance with FEMA’s reporting requirements.
  • Become proficient in using Lines for Life’s electronic health record system, Proteus, to pull required data.
  • Collect and analyze data, provide data analysis and feedback to the Safe & Strong Emotional Support Supervisor and Emotional Support Outreach Program Manager, as well as Oregon Health Authority to improve its program services.
  • Train staff on data collection requirements and work closely with program leadership to ensure accuracy of the completed forms.
  • Support the program manager and team leads and Lines for Life’s quality assurance team.
  • Perform other duties, such administrative and organizational tasks as needed.
. Requirements: Qualifications:
  • Experience analyzing complex data.
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Proficiency in Office 365, including Excel
  • Program evaluation knowledge and experience a plus
  • Experience with electronic health record systems a plus
  • Lived and professional experience related to the COVID-19 pandemic and Oregon wildfires preferred.
  • Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) or Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) a plus.

Work Schedule & Physical Requirements:
  • This position will typically work 40 hours per week, typically Mondays through Fridays, but may potentially include working weekends to meet the reporting deadlines.
  • This position will work 100% remotely, as long as the technology and HIPAA compliance requirements can be met.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

Lived Experience: Lines for Life encourages individuals with lived experience to apply. This includes individuals who have undertaken their own recovery journey or supported someone through a recovery journey from mental health conditions, suicidal struggles, and/or substance abuse. They have the capacity to draw upon and use their own lived experiences to help others and prevent suicide and substance abuse and promote mental wellness.

EEO: Lines for Life strives to create a diverse, inclusive environment to better represent the communities that we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer.

All Lines for Life employees must be approved to work by the Oregon Department of Human Services’ Background Check Unit. Background checks are completed after a conditional offer of employment has been extended.

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