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Staff Accountant
Working with the Finance Director, the Staff Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of financial activities ranging from management of month-end close, to the preparation of monthly balance sheets and revenue reconciliations, to tax filings and assistance with the annual audit processes. More…

 

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Policy Analyst
The Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) is seeking an experienced policy analyst with interest and a background in Medicare, Medicaid and long-term services and supports policy. The policy analyst reports to the Executive Director and has responsibility for research, policy analysis, program development, and program operations for the Alliance.More...

Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA)

LTQA is an alliance of organizations aimed at improving outcomes and quality of life for persons and their families who are managing functional limitations due to chronic health conditions. It is the only national alliance that draws member organizations from the full range of health care and social services delivery systems involved in provision, administration, innovation, policymaking, and advocacy for quality long-term services and supports (LTSS).

Organizations come together in the Alliance to share knowledge and experience needed to advance development and continuous improvement of high-quality systems of integrated, person- and family-centered LTSS. The Alliance serves as a convener of disparate private-sector and governmental organizations, with an eye to identifying and resolving the most significant challenges and advancing the replication of successful models that demonstrate the potential for more widespread adoption of person-centered LTSS integration.

The work of the Alliance includes sponsoring and conducting research, preparing background and briefing materials, convening working groups, and organizing forums, meetings and conferences.

More information on the Alliance can be found at www.ltqa.org.

Job Description – Policy Analyst
The Policy Analyst reports to the Executive Director and has responsibility for research, policy analysis, program development and program operations for the Alliance.

The Policy Analyst will work with the Executive Director in:

  • Developing and executing the research and program agenda
  • Researching and preparing background and briefing materials and other publications
  • Organizing and managing member meetings, conferences and other events
  • Managing member communications and managing member development
  • Managing public communication through website, social media, and publications

Qualifications
Applicants for the Policy Analyst position should have an advanced degree in public policy, social policy, health policy, social work, nursing or a related field and 2 or more years of experience in a public or private-sector policy-related organization.   Applicants should have an interest in aging and disability, or long-term services and support, and should have some experience in these areas.

Applicants should have the ability to work collaboratively in a team and be comfortable in a small office setting.   They should have high-level communications skills and experience with research and report writing.   They should work comfortably with conventional office software in managing membership, meetings, conference calls, and a website

Application Process
To apply, send an e-mail with a brief cover letter detailing your qualifications, a resume, and your compensation requirements to Larry Atkins at latkins@ltqa.org.

Project Manager
New York State’s health safety net system is undergoing an exciting transformation – one that has the promise of providing better care, using new strategies that will keep people healthy and changing the finance system to focus on value. You can be an important part of that change. More...

Lutheran Medical Center, in partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center, has organized the Brooklyn Bridges Performing Provider System (BB PPS), a coalition designed to serve the diverse health needs of the Brooklyn community. Brooklyn Bridges PPS is seeking a experienced Project Managers to support the PPS’s fast-paced planning process. These Project Managers will be part of the DSRIP Project Management Office (PMO), headed by an Executive Director, and will be joining a team of outstanding professionals dedicated to bringing to life our vision of a tightly knit, diverse set of health and social service providers working together using innovative programs, partnerships and information technology to improve the health of more than 100,000 patients and our community.

The Project Managers will work with a range of BB PPS leaders and community members to help organize various programs and ensure key milestones are met and deliverables are produced within set timelines. These professionals will coordinate with other central service functional areas, including care management, partner relations, finance, and IT. The BB PPS Project Managers will need to have or develop expertise in DSRIP, the Brooklyn marketplace and the BB PPS DSRIP commitments, as well as expertise in project management methodology, tools and processes. Each Project Manager will focus on one of three areas: Reporting and Accountability, Clinical Project Implementation, or DSRIP Governance and Administration. Detailed job responsibilities and qualifications are listed below.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support day-to-day PMO operations to facilitate timely and effective completion of deliverables required as part of the DSRIP Project Plan Application (e.g., projects must meet scope and quality requirements)
  • Develop templates and tools to track project progress, drive decision making, and facilitate communication across committees, work groups, and BB PPS members. Tools may include status reports, dashboards, issue tracking and resolution lists, databases, distribution lists, and meeting facilitation materials
  • Maintain and update work plans, track progress against plans, and identify risks to successful project completion
  • Brief PMO, Committees, Work Groups and members on BB PPS progress at regular intervals
  • Monitor developments in State-released guidance and ensure that guidance is reflected in work products
  • Coordinate public meetings and outreach to project partners and stakeholders
  • Facilitate Committee and Work Group meetings; drive decision making among Committee and Work Group members
  • Assist in development of Committee and Work Group meeting materials and summaries
  • Ensure that Committee and Work Groups stay on task and effectively meet work plans and project goals

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree or equivalent in public policy, business administration, health administration, and other degrees relevant to job description
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, strategy, business, or other related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings and media
  • Self-motivated and directed. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle complex, ambiguous, and changing tasks and environments
  • Experience working collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse groups
  • Highly organized and proven track record of communicating effectively to meet client and team needs
  • Excellent attention to detail

Send resume to: KElgart@lmcmc.com

Medicaid Director Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Investigate this exceptional opportunity to combine vision and practicality in shaping the future of health care for over 3 million lives in a large, diverse state. More...

The State of Illinois is offering a high level leadership opportunity in the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.  HFS is the single state Medicaid and CHIP agency providing insurance to our most vulnerable and needy citizens.  As the Administrator of Medical Programs, you will report to the Cabinet Director, lead operations of the $20 billion Medicaid program, and join an impactful team of professionals providing new and creative solutions in the reform of Medicaid and the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.

In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and team building a staff of about 700, as well as across other related government entities and health care providers;
  • Organizing, directing, and coordinating all activities from claims payment to policy development for the largest health insurer in the state;
  • Implement a new Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), which processes more than 2.7 million medical claims each month.

You must have the following qualifications or experience:

  • Five to ten years of progressive management experience, preferably in a state Medicaid program, private health insurance program, government agency, or research institution.
  • A bachelor’s degree and preferably an advanced degree in health care administration or business.
  • Significant knowledge of Medicaid policies.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.  Prefer previous experience communicating with high level government officials or an active Board.
  • Proven track record in team building on large, important projects.
  • The ability to travel.

The position is headquartered in Springfield.

HFS is an equal opportunity employer.

HFS invites applications from qualified individuals wanting to participate in a dynamic healthcare transformation initiative.  We will respond to your inquiry if you are qualified and will move quickly to facilitate the hiring process.  Please send your resume to hfs.opportunities@illinois.gov.

Health Care Data Analyst
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota’s great capital city, St. Paul.More...

The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO “Green Line” Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.

These positions are members of the Data Analysis Team which is collectively responsible for analyzing health care data for purposes such as estimating the need for health care services, evaluating and improving payment methodologies, estimating the impact of changes in delivery and payment systems, and measuring health care outcomes. Members of the team interpret data and study results to inform management of possible policy and program changes and execute highly technical analyses necessary to support management decisions and strategic planning for program outcomes and cost analyses. Members of the team also provide technical direction and consultation to management and staff and represent the Division on planning teams charged with collection and dissemination of information related to the above activities.

These positions are responsible for core data analyst functions such as responding to requests for complex data extraction and analytics, producing and interpreting data summaries and reports, interfacing with internal and external customers, participating on and leading cross-functional project teams, supporting various research projects within the Division, maintaining subject matter expertise in select aspects of DHS data and data systems, and participating in special projects as needed. There also is an expectation that Data Analysts will be an active participant in team, section and division-level functions such as planning, process improvement and documentation efforts, and quality improvement efforts. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting internal and external customers with defining data needs, accessing DHS data using complex queries, and transforming data into useful forms using state-of-the-art tools and rigorous methodologies.
  • Performing high-quality data analysis and interpretation in order to distill useful information from the data and presenting that information in a customer-friendly format.
  • Providing technical consultation to management and staff within the organization. Participating on and leading cross-functional and cross-organizational project teams working on defining data needs and designing solutions. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 year of experience in SAS and/or SQL programming.
  • 1 year of experience with relational databases and/or data warehouse environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated experience with data extraction, data manipulation, data transformation and interpretation.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels within and outside of the organization, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the health or social sciences or related discipline.
  • 2 years of experience in SAS and/or SQL programming.
  • Experience with SAS Business Intelligence software suite.
  • Experience working in health services research or health care policy.
  • Experience working with health care data systems, such as claims data or electronic health records.
  • Experience with project management, technical and non-technical report writing, and oral presentation of analysis and results.
  • Experience with DHS data and data systems including MMIS and MAXIS.
  • Knowledge of Minnesota public health care programs, including coverage policy and purchasing strategies.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the state’s official application and hiring site. See instructions below on how to submit your resume and application. For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015.

  1. Go to mn.gov/careers
  2. Select “Applicant Help”
  3. Click “Apply for Jobs” to create an account and submit your resume
  4. Apply for job posting number: 15DHS000690

(NOTE: the classification for this position is Agency Policy Specialist)

$53,641 – $79,754 annually
** This posting will be used to fill 2 positions ***

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE!

If you have questions, please contact:

Pam Hughes
Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 651-431-3281
Email: Pamela.Hughes@state.mn.us

DHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, veteran friendly employer. DHS is committed to ensuring culturally responsive services and recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential. To build a diverse workforce DHS strongly encourages individuals with disabilities, people of color, Native Americans and veterans to apply. 

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