Opportunities At NASHP

Research Analyst
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is seeking an individual to join the Policy Team as a Research Analyst. The primary focus of this work will be on emerging state and federal issues including state implementation of the ACA, state policies related to private and public health coverage, and health care cost control. More…

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…


Opportunities in the States

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


  • 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

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