State Jobs

NAMD posts job openings for states only. Please see below for listings submitted by our members. 

The State of California Department of Health Care Services is in search of a Chief Counsel who will help with a myriad of issues within DHCS. This individual will be a member of the senior staff and is responsible for leading approximately 80 attorneys and 120 staff.  

Full job description and how to apply can be found here.

Iowa Department of Human Services is searching for a transformative leader to guide and manage the transition to Medicaid Managed Care.

The Medicaid Chief Medical Officer (CMO) reports directly to the Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing (Maryland State Medical Director) within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The incumbent will allocate 100 percent of his/her time to Medicaid-related issues. The Medicaid CMO has the capacity to collaborate with and oversee clinical activities within Medicaid.

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is seeking to hire a qualified individual to serve as the Assistant Deputy Secretary of Medicaid Finance.  The successful applicant will work in Tallahassee and supervise a financial and analytics team of roughly 70 people.

This position reports directly to the Medicaid Director.  Responsibilities/duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Overseeing, in consultation with contracted actuaries, the rate setting process for health plans under contract with the Medicaid program.

Hawaii is looking for a Finance Officer who is motivated, innovative and passionate about value in health care and implementing new payment models that address the social determinants of health. This position oversees a small but dedicated staff working on financial services, budget, managed care rates, provider taxes. Please direct all inquiries and letters/resumes to the Medicaid Director, Judy Mohr Peterson

Chief Clinical Officer
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Behavioral Health, is seeking a Chief
Clinical Officer (CCO) to provide leadership for behavioral health policy and practice. This position is
appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Director of the Division of Behavioral Health in the
Department of Health and Human Services.

The District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), is
seeking a Program Manager to lead its Division of Program Integrity. This position has
responsibility for overseeing and managing program integrity activities for DHCF
programs, including developing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with
federal and District laws and rules, policies and procedures, and the Medicaid State Plan.

The District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), is
seeking a Medical Director. DHCF is the District’s state Medicaid agency. The mission
of DHCF is to improve health outcomes by providing access to comprehensive, costeffective
and quality healthcare services to the residents of the District of Columbia. The
Medical Director has responsibility for the medical administration of the District’s Title

The District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), is
seeking an Administrator to lead its Long Term Care Administration. DHCF is the
District’s state Medicaid agency. The mission of DHCF is to improve the health
outcomes of District residents by providing access to comprehensive, cost-effective and
quality healthcare services in the District. The position of Long Term Care Administrator

Department of Vermont Health Access
Principal Assistant (Subject Matter Expert Health Reform/Medicaid)
Job Description


State of Vermont
Agency of Human Services
Director of Payment Reform and Reimbursement: Medicaid

The Nebraska Medicaid program is seeking a motivated and energetic individual to serve as its senior clinical and quality leader. The Nebraska Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care, a division on the Department of Health and Human Services, has an annual budget over $1.8 billion and is responsible for the program of health coverage to nearly 240,000 Nebraskans through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.

Director of Medical Services
State of North Dakota Bismarck, ND

The National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) seeks a Policy Analyst to address a broad range of issues. NAMD is focused primarily on supporting the state Medicaid Directors both collectively through the use of consensus-based advocacy, as well as individually through best practices and technical assistance.  Broad topics covered by analyst will include reforms to the health care delivery system and payment incentives, and innovations designed to improve quality and contain costs.

Nevada seeking Administrative Services Officer

The Administrative Services Officer functions as the business manager for a large division or major program area or facility, with responsibility for accounting, budgeting and business management of various services and operations. Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.

Waivers and Negotiations Manager
MN Department of Human Services
$68,069 - $97,969 annually
St. Paul, MN


State Of Michigan
Senior Deputy Director-Medical Services Administration

This position functions as the Senior Deputy Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and serves as the state Medicaid Director, responsible for organization, development, implementation of Michigan's $18 billion Medicaid program. 

Financial Administrator
Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Bring Your Medicaid Knowledge and Management Skills to Healthcare Reform
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.

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