State Jobs

NAMD posts job openings for states only. Please see below for listings submitted by our members. NAMD staff positions—when available—will be posted at the bottom on the page.

Principal Executive/Manager G (Director of Program Integrity Recovery and Medicaid)
Salary: $6,998.00 - $10,306.00 Monthly

Healthier Washington Medicaid Transformation Manager
4 – Year Project
Olympia, WA

Chief Compliance Officer – South Carolina Healthy Connections

The University of Washington is seeking a faculty member who will serve as the Director of the newly formed Center for Health Policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, Seattle.

To see the full job announcment and appolicatoin click here.

The DHS/DMS Director of Health Care Innovation will be responsible for directing the operations and activities of the Health Care Innovation area within DMS to meet the following objectives: Ability to supervise, direct and manage the daily activities of a medium to large team of staff and contractors on all levels; direct the operations and activities of the Health Care Innovation area to redesign the Medicaid payment and service delivery systems; design and deliver episodes of care for acute conditions by research and identification of potential areas within the Medicaid

Director of Compliance/Division of Medical Assistance

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in collaboration with our partners protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services.

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking candidates with exceptional qualifications to be considered for the Program Accuracy, Integrity, and Recovery Director. The chosen candidate will lead the Office of Payment Accuracy and Recovery (OPAR), the Office of Program Integrity (OPI), and serve as the Medicaid Program Integrity Director. These programs serve two large state agencies – the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). The position is located in Salem, Oregon. It is executive service and is not represented by a union.

The Healthier Washington team will grow over the next several months in order to begin implementation of Healthier Washington elements funded by the state’s recent award under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s State Innovation Models initiative. We are looking for innovative, creative, passionate people to help ensure our success. There will be many opportunities for people with an array of skill sets—from information technology and operations to financial modeling and policy and planning.

Medicaid Administrator

Iowa Department of Human Services seeks a professional to lead the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME).  IME is a health care payor that provides comprehensive health care benefits to over 600,000 Iowans annually and has annual expenditures in excess of $ 4 billion.  This critical position will serve on the Department’s executive management team.

The Healthier Washington team within the Health Care Authority is looking for an innovative leader to fill the  role of Director of Analytics, Interoperability & Measurement .

If you have a passion for turning data into information that drives decisions, and want to play a leadership role in the implementation of Healthier Washington, this could be the position for you.

For more information , and to apply, please follow the link below:

The California Department of Health Care Services opening for an Assistant Deputy Director, Health Care Benefits and Eligibility has been re-released and may be viewed here.

The Chief of Medical Assistance Plans (Medicaid) will report to and serve at the discretion of the Commissioner of the Department. The Chief of Medical Assistance Plans (Medicaid) will administer the state's Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids programs.

Chief Information Officer – South Carolina Health Connections

SCDHHS seeks innovative leaders who understand the organizational and cultural challenges of massive process innovation and bring significant experience and expertise in technology and systems development, operations and leadership. Individuals that work well navigating and leading teams through ambiguous and complex change will find this opportunity rewarding and exciting.

The Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Medical Services (DHS/DMS) Assistant Director - Fiscal is responsible for directing the fiscal operations and activities of the Medicaid Program for the Division of Medical Services.

To see full job posting and application, please click here.

Family & Community Services Division Administrator

The State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare is seeking an administrator to provide high-level leadership for the Division of Family and Community Services (FACS). This position will serve as a member of the Department's executive leadership team, and will administer strategic direction, planning, and oversight for the division.

Live and work in the Land of Enchantment! The New Mexico Medicaid program is seeking hard-working, dedicated team members interested in coming to the oldest capital in the nation to join us in our exciting and stimulating work.  There are currently openings for a Financial Management Bureau Chief and other positions all located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Go to the NM State Personnel Office website, and click on Human Services Department, Medical Assistance Division (MAD) to apply.

The Health Care Authority in Washington State  is currently looking for an accomplished, collaborative organizational leader who has a strong track record managing large complex organizations.

For more information and to apply, please follow the link  below:


Currently recruiting for the following position:

(Medicaid Care Management Financial Manager)

 # 16227

Salary Range: $60,138.00 - $72,189.00

Oregon, with a vision set out by the Governor, the Oregon Health Policy Board and the Legislature of a statewide health system that achieves better health, better care and at a lower cost for all Oregonians, is actively engaged in health system transformation.

The DC Department of Health Care Finance is hiring for three high-level positions in the Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration. We have a lead project manager (GS-14) and project manager (GS-12-13) positions who will support work related to delivery system and payment reform. Both individuals will be charged with working with stakeholders and DC agencies to research and develop innovative initiatives to improve health outcomes for the DC Medicaid population.

State of Arkansas
Department of Human Services
Announces Job Search for Candidates for

Division of Medical Services

Position Profile:
The Arkansas Department of Human Services is seeking candidates for the position of Director of the Division of Medical Services. This is an executive leadership position, serving as the State Medicaid Director and overseeing the state Office of Long Term Care, the state’s survey and certification agency for long term care facilities.


This Agency is charged with ensuring proper MEDICAID services to qualified recipients.  Please visit our website and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s website referenced below for additional information and qualifications.

Medical Services Director, #25301004 - The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care is adding a Medical Services Director to their existing professional staff. This individual will serve as the senior clinical leader for Nebraska Medicaid and oversee the medical management of the Nebraska Medical Assistance Plan.

The Oregon Health Authority, Division of Medical Assistance Programs, is currently recruiting for a Deputy Medicaid Director/PEM H position (OHA14-0423).  It has been posted, open competitive, and continuous (First screen June 18, 2014). Click below to view the announcement:

Senior Administrator for the Director’s Policy- Research and Evaluation-DUPRE
Full Hiring Range: $7,083 - $8,850 per month

Please apply at:


The South Dakota Department of Social Services in seeking a highly-motivated financial leader with a passion for service and a desire to make a difference. The Department of Social Services serves as the State Medicaid Agency and also includes Economic Assistance programs, Adult Services and Aging, Child Protection, Child Support, Child Care, and Behavioral Health.

Medicaid Medical Director (Physician)
April 21, 2014
Boise, Idaho

The State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare is recruiting for a Medicaid Medical Director to provide clinical guidance and oversight for the Division of Medicaid. See the full job announcement below and at  

Superintendent - Mental Health & Sexual Offender Unit

Behavioral Health Services Division Director
NM Human Services Department
State of New Mexico

Closing Date:  Open until filled
Salary:              $25.74 - $63.73/hr ($53,557.92 - $132,557.57/annual)
Location:          Santa Fe, New Mexico

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