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Quality Assurance Specialist - Portland Service Center, Portland, OR

Organization: ColumbiaCare
Category: Professional
Location: Portland, OR
Date Job Posted: July 15, 2021
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Quality Assurance Specialist - Portland Service Center

Full Time Regular Full-Time
Portland, OR, US
Requisition ID: 2418

Who We Are

ColumbiaCare is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veterans service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values.

About the Position

We have an opening for a Quality Assurance Specialist at our Portland Service Center in Portland, OR. The ideal candidate is someone who possesses excellent people skills, is diplomatic yet sensitive to other’s needs, well organized, efficient with prioritizing tasks, professional with fellow staff and clients, and is self-motivated with a "go-getter" attitude. This position requires the following skills; basic Excel experience to include formula writing, analytical skills and knowledge of audit process and timelines, basic FileMaker database development, high level of confidentiality and knowledge of HIPAA rules.

Other duties include but are not limited to; daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting, data entry, coordinate meetings, compile data, state licensing inspections, routine policy and forms review, monitor/update monthly prescribed medication doses information with programs, travel to programs and inspect/photograph mandatory postings as needed, assist other departments with finding pertinent OAR information and Identify data trend.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (Day)


MUST have a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences (with coursework in statistics) or related field
MUST have two (2) years of experience in a clerical position or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
MUST have previous computer programming experience including MS Access, database tracking, and preparing. ad hoc reports

Requires a high level of confidentiality and independent judgment.

Successful applicants MUST have a valid Oregon driver’s license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.

Pay & Benefits

Starting at $20.00+ per hour/DOE. ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, which includes: medical, dental, and vision coverage; a wellness reimbursement program; substantial sick and vacation accruals (12 days per year each); once eligible, nine (9) paid holidays, and a 403(b) plan with a generous 6% company match immediately vested. Our organization is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program. For more information about our employment benefits, please visit our Career Page at

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status.

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