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January 2024- Senior Policy Analyst- Virginia

Title: Senior Policy Analyst

State Role Title: Policy Planning Spec II

Hiring Range: $72,237 – $99,123

Pay Band: 5

Agency: Dept of Med Assistance Svcs

Location: Dept of Medical Asst Services

Agency Website: www.dmas.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public – G

Job Duties

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is excited to offer a competitive opportunity to serve as the Senior Policy Analyst. The selected competitive candidate will provide exceptional delivery of services to the agency’s Division of Policy, Regulations, and Member Engagement. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Being responsible for researching Medicaid-related legislative, regulatory and health care industry information, and communicating the implications of this information to the supervisor for review and edits before sharing with Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) leadership. Completing non-routine policy research and analysis activities on behalf of agency management on topics of time-sensitive and strategic importance to the agency. Policy analysis services include clear, actionable recommendations to aid DMAS leadership on decision-making related to DMAS strategic, operations and budget plans, external communications, programs, policies and guidance, and state regulations. This position is also responsible for researching and responding to ad hoc policy-related questions on a variety of Medicaid topics and leading the development and maintenance of an electronic policy resource library that is available to the Agency. This position is also responsible for coordinating special projects related to policy development as assigned by management. As an employee of DMAS you are entitled to the many comprehensive benefits the Commonwealth has to offer. This includes health benefits, 12 paid holidays, paid leave, flexible work schedules, & retirement plans. For more specific details please visit: https://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeebenefitsLocated in beautiful Central Virginia, the Richmond area puts you just 2 hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia Beach and Washington DC. To learn more about the Richmond, VA area visit: https://www.virginia.org/The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is working to improve the health and well-being of Virginians through access to high quality health care coverage. DMAS wants talented individuals who can align their experience with the mission of the agency and its core values – service, collaboration, trust, problem solving and adaptability. At the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) we encourage and promote that you Come as you are | Become who you want to be | That is our promise.

Minimum Qualifications

Competitive candidates will meet these minimum qualifications: Considerable work-related experience in the healthcare industry. Work related experience in federal and/or state legislative processes. Considerable work-related experience in project coordination. Considerable work-related experience in responding to policy-related questions and developing policy recommendations. Experience developing briefs, reports, and presentations for leadership. Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Products. Considerable work-related knowledge analyzing, interpreting, and applying federal and/or state health and human services laws, regulations, policies, and programs. Experience meeting deadlines. Considerable experience engaging with internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Considerations

Competitive candidates should meet these additional considerations: Knowledge of and experience with Medicaid, CHIP or Medicare programs, legislation, and regulations. Knowledge of maternal and child health, long term care, and managed care. Attention to detail, prioritization, and multi-tasking are desired. Demonstrated experience drafting accurate, concise, understandable summary documents on complicated healthcare-related topics in very short deadlines.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) does not offer employment-based Sponsorship. Selected candidates will have their work authorization completed using the E‐Verify Program, a federal maintained, Internet‐based system that compares information presented by employees to data from U.S Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records. The verification is used to confirm that an employee is legally eligible to work in the United States. The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is an Executive Branch agency that will adhere to all policies and procedures, to include the Commonwealth’s Department of Human Resource Management Policy 1.61 Teleworking. This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, Education Checks if applicable, Work History Verification with references. If you wish to apply for a job with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, an application and/or resume for employment must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered applications/resumes will not be accepted. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the relevant information presented in the state application and/or resume submitted before the closing date. Applications and/or resumes should include relevant work history which indicates your qualifications for this position. The Department of Medical Assistance Services practices fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Department of Medical Assistance Services is a V3 certified state agency that provides hiring preference to veterans and members of the reserves and/or National Guard in support of executive order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Spouse of a Veteran or Active Military Member, DMAS encourages you to apply and respond accordingly on your state application.

Contact Information

Name: DMAS Talent Acquisition

Phone: (804)-786-1501

Email: askhcdtalentacq@dmas.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

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January 2024- Senior Management Analyst- Virginia

Title: Senior Management Analyst

State Role Title: Policy Planning Spec III

Hiring Range: $101,934.83 – $110,250

Pay Band: 6

Agency: Dept of Med Assistance Svcs

Location: Dept of Medical Asst Services

Agency Website: www.dmas.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public – G

Job Duties

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is excited to offer a competitive opportunity to serve as a Senior Management Analyst. The selected competitive candidate will provide exceptional delivery of services to the agency’s Policy, Regulation, and Member Engagement Division.Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Serves in a senior advisor capacity to the Director of PRME and an advisor to executive leadership through comprehensive state and federal CHIP policy and regulatory analysis, stakeholder and member engagement, and eligibility enrollment policy.Responsible for creative and strategic policy initiatives and projects that will increase access to DMAS programs as well as improve clinical outcomes.Incumbent serves as a Program Manager for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)/ Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Program.As an employee of DMAS you are entitled to the many comprehensive benefits the Commonwealth has to offer. This includes health benefits, 12 paid holidays, paid leave, flexible work schedules, & retirement plans. For more specific details please visit https://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeebenefits.Located in beautiful Central Virginia, the Richmond area puts you just 2 hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia Beach and Washington DC. To learn more about the Richmond, VA area visit: https://www.virginia.org/The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is working to improve the health and well-being of Virginians through access to high quality health care coverage.DMAS wants talented individuals who can align their experience with the mission of the agency and its core values – service, collaboration, trust, problem solving and adaptability.At the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) we encourage and promote that you Come as you are | Become who you want to be | That is our promise.

Minimum Qualifications

Competitive candidates will meet these minimum qualifications:Considerable work-related experience with CHIP and Medicaid.Considerable and progressively responsible work-related experience in health care policy.Considerable work-related experience in responding to healthcare-related policy questions and developing policy recommendations.Considerable experience developing reports, summaries, talking points, and presentations for leadership.Considerable work-related experience in project coordination including planning and/or implementing complex program and/or policy changes.Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Products.Considerable experience analyzing, interpreting, and applying state and federal health care laws, regulations, policies, and programs.Experience meeting deadlines.Experience engaging with internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Considerations

Competitive candidates will meet these Additional considerations:Work-related experience in federal and/or state legislative processes.Work-related experience developing and managing a budget.Experience developing regulatory changes.Experience developing requests for proposals and/or contracts.Knowledge of research methods and their application.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) does not offer employment-based Sponsorship. Selected candidates will have their work authorization completed using the E‐Verify Program.The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is an Executive Branch agency that will adhere to all policies and procedures, to include the Commonwealth’s Department of Human Resource Management Policy 1.61 Teleworking.This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, Education Checks if applicable, Work History Verification with references.If you wish to apply for a job with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, an application and/or resume for employment must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered applications/resumes will not be accepted. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the relevant information presented in the state application and/or resume submitted before the closing date.Applications and/or resumes should include relevant work history which indicates your qualifications for this position.The Department of Medical Assistance Services practices fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.The Department of Medical Assistance Services is a V3 certified state agency that provides hiring preference to veterans and members of the reserves and/or National Guard in support of executive order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Spouse of a Veteran or Active Military Member, DMAS encourages you to apply and respond accordingly on your state application.

Contact Information

Name: DMAS Talent Acquisition

Phone: 804-225-4407

Email: askhcdtalentacq@dmas.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

To apply and learn more about this position click here.

November 2023- Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (EMS5/DBHR)- Washington

Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (EMS5/DBHR)71058886 This recruitment is posted continuously. Application review will begin as early as 12/04/2023 and you are encouraged to submit your application materials as soon as possible. The hiring manager reserves the right to close the posting at any time once a selection has been made. In addition to being a skilled and respected behavioral health professional, we are seeking a visionary, with a passion for mental health, substance use disorder recovery and prevention efforts. If you are committed to utilizing evidence based and innovative approaches to address the needs of very diverse groups, this opportunity may be for you! Persons with lived experience with behavioral health systems are encouraged to apply. All HCA employees will apply an equity lens to their work, which may include but is not limited to all analyses of core business and processes. Division philosophy statement:The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) values and seeks diversity, equity, and inclusion as integral to the behavioral health field. We support, embrace, and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness, promote inclusion, and commit to remove systemic barriers that affect our workforce, our providers, and the people that receive prevention, treatment, and/or recovery support services. About the division:DBHR is responsible for administering the publicly-funded community mental health, substance use disorder, and problem gambling service delivery systems available within the State of Washington. Division-administered programs serve children, adolescents and adults, and their family members, experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, alcohol and other substance use disorders, or at risk of developing a substance use disorder, problem gambling, or with a combination of these issues. Direct, community-based prevention, intervention, outreach and engagement, treatment and recovery support services are contracted for through Managed Care Organizations, Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organizations, Tribal Governments, County Governments or direct to  community based service organizations. Individuals that need behavioral health treatment services typically are enrolled in Medicaid or are low-income and meeting statutory definitions for priority need. DBHR works closely with HCA divisional and statewide system partners to serve individuals effectively and efficiently. About the position:At the Health Care Authority, this position is the appointing authority for DBHR and reports directly to the HCA Director. The Behavioral Health and Recovery Division Director provides executive leadership, overall direction, and strategic vision to the State of Washington’s community behavioral health system. The position works with tribal governments and a variety of stakeholders including the Governor’s office, other state agencies, federal partners, and community organizations. This position serves and is recognized by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) as:

  • The Single State Authority (SSA) representative responsible for the administration of the State Substance Use Disorder program on behalf of the State of Washington. This includes administration of federal grants and representing the Health Care Authority in national associations; AND
  • The Single State Agency (SSA) representative (Mental Health Commissioner) responsible for the administration of the State mental health program on behalf of the Health Care Authority. This includes administration of federal grants and representing the HCA in national associations.

Major responsibilities for this position include:

  • Work with other HCA divisions to organize, direct, and manage statewide contracts for services to provide prevention, intervention/outreach/engagement, crisis, treatment and recovery support services for substance use and substance use disorders.
  • Develops and implements policy for the public community mental health service delivery system through contracts with regional administrative entities – Managed Care Organizations and Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organizations – which provide crisis, community hospital, and outpatient mental health and substance use disorder services.
  • Develop, establish, administer, and ensure smooth operation of three (3) Regional Treatment Facilities for inpatient community behavioral health services, as required by ESSB 5693, Supplemental Operating Budget, from the 2022 Legislative session.
  • Plan and implement prevention, early intervention, outreach/engagement, crisis, treatment, and recovery support service programs of potential community behavioral health needs.
  • Provide information/education services, and research activities necessary to administer the mental health and substance use disorder services provided by community behavioral health providers statewide.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, administer, and provide oversight to the Problem Gambling Prevention and Treatment programs.

This position is eligible to telework but is frequently required to attend in-person on-site and off-site meetings and other events, including travel within and out-of-state, to meet business need. The default assigned work location of all Health Care Authority (HCA) positions – both on-site and telework eligible positions – is within the State of Washington. Frequency of onsite work will vary based on business and operational needs. HCA may choose, but is not required, to support out-of-state telework on a case-by-case basis.

 

Duties

 Some of what you will do: Leadership:

  • Provide executive leadership and oversight to the Division in order to meet the mission, goals, and objectives.
  • Determine immediate and long-term goals for the Division and the community behavioral health service delivery system.
  • Set statewide policy and program direction to support the health and safety of people with behavioral health needs for all Washington residents statewide.

Program:

  • Set direction, expectations, and management of the state’s community behavioral health system.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, administer, and provide oversight to the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Gambling Prevention and Treatment and Children’s Mental Health Initiative.

Management and Stakeholders:

  • Respond to legislative inquiries from policy direction to questions about specific constituent concerns.
  • Inform and consult with the HCA Director and executive team.
  • Coordinate strategic goals with other HCA and community administered human services programs.

Budget:

  • Provide executive oversight of a biennial budget of $2.5 billion.
  • Ensure funds appropriated to DBHR are spent in accordance with legislative and program intent.

 

Qualifications

 Required qualifications: Qualifying candidates will meet all of the following criteria:

  • Master’s or other advanced degree in social services, community health education, public administration, or a related field;
  • 5 years of experience working in public behavioral health systems; AND
  • 5 years working as a senior level behavioral health administrator with responsibilities over multiple program areas.

Note: Additional relevant experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Required competencies:

  • Extensive leadership skills demonstrated through extensive knowledge and management of multiple, complex statewide behavioral health programs with associated policy and program risk.
  • Experience developing and directing behavioral health policy implementation.
  • Command of advanced principles of management, including budget development and management, strategic planning, and staff recruitment and retention.
  • Direct knowledge of federal, state, local, and private funding sources available to support substance use disorder and mental health services.
  • Knowledge of federal and state behavioral health and Medicaid managed care regulations.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health managed care principles and contract issues related to federal funding, medical necessity, resource management, access, quality improvement, cultural competency, and provider contracting.
  • Knowledge of protocols and processes of the executive and legislative branches of state and local government.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders including consumers, advocates, providers, state and local government officials and/or legislators and legislative staff in the analysis/development of policies and procedures, WAC, and statute for management of publicly funded substance use and mental health services.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to plan, analyze, and problem solve; identify policy needs; develop goals and objectives; and use date for decision-making.
  • Project management skills and experience. Ability to direct complex and/or design innovative and new behavioral health programs and to design, implement and evaluate strategic and tactical plans, evaluation tools, and public education campaigns.

Preferred qualifications:Well-versed in the usage of evidence-based practices to address the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery supports for mental health and substance use disorder conditions. How to apply: Only candidates who reflect the minimum qualifications on their NEOGOV profile will be considered. Failure to follow the application instructions below may lead to disqualification. To apply for this position, you will need to complete your profile which includes three professional references and attach:

  • cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position
  • Current resume

 To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:

  • Attach a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 long-form copy), NGB 22, or USDVA signed verification of service letter.
  • Please black out any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

 

Supplemental Information

 About HCA: Functioning as both the state’s largest health care purchaser and its behavioral health authority, the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is a leader in ensuring Washington residents have the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. There are three pillars of our work: Apple Health (Medicaid); the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) and School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) programs; and behavioral health and recovery. Under these pillars, HCA purchases health care including behavioral health treatment for more than 2.7 million Washington residents and provides behavioral health prevention, crisis, and recovery supports to all Washington residents.   What we have to offer:

  • Meaningful work with friendly co-workers who care about those we serve Voices of HCA
  • A clear agency mission that drives our work and is person-centered HCA’s Mission, Vision & Values
  • A healthy work/life balance, including alternative/flexible schedules and mobile work options.
  • A great total compensation and benefit package WA State Government Benefits
  • A safe, pleasant workplace in a convenient location with restaurants, and shopping nearby.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And free parking!

 Notes: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment. HCA is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact Jake Nelko at 360.725.0945 or jake.nelko@hca.wa.gov.

For More information about this position and to apply please click here.

PARTNER JOBS

 

January 2024- Deputy Director - MACPAC

Deputy Director

The deputy director is a key member of the MACPAC leadership team. The incumbent has policy, supervisory, and specific line responsibilities related to health policy, finance, human resources, information technology (IT), and office management, as well as contract administration and procurement for matters other than research and data analysis.

Like all MACPAC employees, the deputy director is expected to:

  •  demonstrate and model commitment to team and personal success;
  •    work collaboratively with others inside and outside of the organization;
  •   adapt behavior in response to feedback and experience;
  •   contribute to the growth, expertise, and knowledge of colleagues;
  •  hold self and others accountable for meeting expectations in a timely, professional manner; and
  •   foster a culture of inclusion and belonging.

Major Duties

The deputy director is expected, on a routine basis, to be able to:

  •  play a leadership role in ensuring that operational processes function in a manner that optimally foster accomplishment of MACPAC’s mission and goals by:

–     serving as an advisor to the executive director on major decisions involving organizational culture, strategy, and operations;

–      systematically identifying and prioritizing operational improvements in systems and processes that add value to MACPAC;

–     managing MACPAC’s continuity of operations plan;

–     supervising delegations of signature authority;

–     managing development, implementation, and coordination of operations policies that cross functional lines;

–     managing organization-wide audits;

–     ensuring that members of the operations team can independently perform the majority of their duties, providing support and training as needed to promote high employee engagement and performance; and

–     ensuring that the operations team works effectively together and with other staff teams in support of the organization’s mission.

  •  lead organization-wide policy efforts by:

–       developing the strategic vision for MACPAC’s annual retreat in partnership with executive director and policy directors and managing logistical considerations including meeting location, organizing internal and external presentations, among other considerations;

–       organizing agendas for public meetings and developing an executive agenda for Commissioners;

–       reviewing and providing final approval for MACPAC’s data publications, specifically its annual MACStats and Dually Eligibles data book publications; and

–      coordinating with external organizations to review respective analytic agendas.

  •    serve as the congressional liaison to manage MACPAC relationships with congressional staff by:

–       coordinating and clearing responses to requests for technical assistance;

–       developing and executing strategy to keep key congressional staff apprised of all aspects of the Commission’s work and policy agenda including briefings, periodic phone calls, and special products; and

–       bringing congressional priorities and perspectives to discussions of MACPAC’s current and future work.

  •     oversee the work of the finance team by:

–       providing strategic oversight and guidance to the chief financial officer (CFO) to ensure financial management of Commission resources is aligned with Commission mission and goals;

–       leading preparation of MACPAC’s annual budget request, coordinating across operational functions,  contributing to the annual budget justification to Congress, reviewing submission with the executive director; and

–       analyzing, interpreting, and reporting financial data during any absence of the CFO.

  • oversee the work of the IT team by:

–       providing strategic oversight and guidance to the chief information officer (CIO) to ensure that the organization’s IT needs are being met, that security protocols are current, and that plans for the future are based on organizational needs and that selected information technologies are cost-efficient and effective in meeting those needs; and

–       serving as sponsor of the IT change control board.

  •  oversee human resources and office management activities by:

–       providing strategic oversight of and guidance to the chief administrative officer to ensure that organizational needs are being met, including maintaining appropriate documentation and updating policies in response to internal or external changes (changes in federal or local laws, directives from the General Services Administration (GSA) or Office of Personnel Management);

–       taking the lead on developing and implementing strategies related to employee retention, professional development, and recruiting;

–       providing advice and securing input from legal counsel as needed to address any sensitive human resources issues as they arise;

–       providing backup for time and attendance certification as needed; and

–       ensuring that appropriate processes are in place to ensure that space, furnishings, equipment, and supplies required for day-to-day functioning of MACPAC are operational and in good working condition.

  • serve as contracting officer for procurements other than research and data analysis contracts by:

–       developing and managing requests for proposals or other bids;

–       evaluating proposals and bids, making recommendations to the executive director based on best value to the government;

–       monitoring quality and performance of vendors (unless otherwise delegated);

–       ensuring that administrative contracts are developed and executed in accordance with MACPAC policies;

–       updating procurement policies as needed;

–       serving as a resource to other staff regarding contract administration;

–       coordinating development of proposals for administrative contracts in accordance with MACPAC and legislative branch requirements;

–       negotiating with contractors;

–       administering and monitoring contract and grant awards, in compliance with federal regulations, terms and conditions;

–       approving all contract modifications;

–       coordinating and collaborating with the contracting officer for research contracts on areas such as updating terms and conditions;

–       providing guidance on contract matters to staff acting as contracting officer’s representatives, as needed;

–       collaborating with senior management to ensure institutional compliance with federal and state regulations and interpretation of agency requirements related to contracts;

–       assisting and advising staff with preparation of project budgets and interpretation of contractual terms and conditions for research contracts; and

–       maintaining research contract files including deliverables and contracts.

  •    represent and speak on behalf of MACPAC in high-level meetings with other government agencies, property management, and others; and
  •    perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills

To perform the major duties listed above, the Deputy Director must have:

  •   ability to lead the assessment of operations functions, identify where organizational improvements can be implemented to add value, and lead organization wide change activities;
  •    ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing responsibilities and tasks while demonstrating a thorough awareness of all areas involved;
  •    ability to organize time and resources efficiently and be relied upon to meet firm deadlines;
  •    ability to lead individuals whose technical expertise exceeds their own;
  •   knowledge of key federal laws and regulations related to federal procurement, travel, human resources, financial management, information technology, and other operations functions relevant to MACPAC;
  •   knowledge of federal financial, budgeting, and contracting procedures;
  •   ability to analyze financial data and review reports and projections;
  •   knowledge of internal controls and risk assessment;
  •   experience in IT planning;
  •   knowledge of federal legislative and appropriations processes;
  •   strong oral and written communication skills;
  •   an orientation toward problem solving, teamwork, and accountability; and
  •   willingness to engage in learning and development.

Experience and Education

The minimum requirements for the deputy director include:

  •   graduate degree in public administration, public policy, business, finance, or other related field;
  •    minimum of 10 years of successful professional experience in roles of increasing management responsibility with U.S. government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or other companies doing business with the U.S. government.

Apply

This is a full-time position based in downtown Washington, DC with federal employee health and retirement benefits. Interested applicants should be available to work in the office two days per week with flexibility to attend other in-person events as needed. Salary competitive with those in other federal agencies.

MACPAC employees must meet the CDC’s definition of fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment except in instances of a MACPAC-approved exemption for medical or religious reasons.

A complete application should include a cover letter, resume and two writing samples. To the greatest possible, applicants should send original writing instead of publications that have undergone editing by colleagues or other professionals. We prefer traditional resumes, as opposed to the federal resume required for positions on USAJobs. To apply, click the Apply for this Position button below.

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January 2024- Medicaid Payment and Financing Senior Analyst- MACPAC

Senior analysts focus on one or more aspects of the Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). They work collaboratively with other members of the policy team under the direction of policy directors. Qualified candidates have knowledge and expertise in Medicaid payment and financing policies. This experience could include familiarity in policy areas such as fee-for-service base and supplemental payments, managed care capitation rates and directed payments, state approaches to provider payment, and payment and rebates for prescription drugs.

Major Duties

A senior analyst is expected, on a routine basis, to be able to:

  • conduct analytic work including:

–       independently translating research, policy, and data analyses into MACPAC products of varying lengths and complexity (e.g., issue briefs, decision memos, report chapters);

–       designing and executing quantitative or qualitative research on Medicaid and CHIP topics with minimal supervision; and

–       preparing analyses for technical support of congressional staff.

  • communicate effectively orally and in writing by:

–       conceptualizing and developing content of MACPAC products, organizing information and translating content for lay audiences; and

–       independently presenting analyses and other work at Commission meetings, and to other professional audiences.

  • ensure quality of work by:

–       producing work that meets organizational standards for being thorough, accurate, objective, and nonpartisan; and

–       ensuring that work conducted under external contracts meets organizational standards.

  • represent and speak on behalf of MACPAC in meetings with congressional staff, stakeholder organizations, researchers, government agencies, and others interested in MACPAC’s work; and
  • perform other duties as assigned.

Some senior analyst positions may require maintaining databases, completing statistical reports and data summaries, or using spreadsheets or statistical software to conduct statistical analyses.

Knowledge and Skills

In order to perform the major duties listed above, a senior analyst must:

  • have knowledge of state and federal Medicaid and CHIP policy and program issues;
  • apply critical thinking and analysis skills by:

–       identifying themes, key takeaways, and trends from interviews, data runs, literature reviews, and other data sources;

–       demonstrating ability to construct an argument regarding a policy question and using evidence to support the argument; and

–       identifying policy solutions that can be expressed as Commission recommendations.

  • manage tasks such as:

–       taking ownership of multiple projects under various deadlines, maintaining communication with supervisors and other team members; and

–       serving as project officer for external research and policy contracts.

  • engage in learning and development by:

–       seeking out and responding to feedback from supervisors and colleagues; and

–       proactively working to develop new knowledge and skills needed to take on tasks in principal analyst job description.

  • demonstrate teamwork and accountability by:

–       supporting the growth, expertise, and knowledge of colleagues by sharing information (e.g., leading brown bags, forwarding relevant articles); and

–       providing constructive feedback for annual reviews of self and peers.

Position Summary

Like all MACPAC employees, a senior analyst is expected to:

  • demonstrate and model commitment to team and personal success;
  • work collaboratively with others inside and outside the organization;
  • adapt behavior in response to feedback and experience;
  • contribute to the growth, expertise and knowledge of colleagues;
  • hold self and others accountable for meeting expectations in a timely and professional manner; and
  • foster a culture of inclusivity and belonging.

Experience and Education

The minimum educational requirements for the senior analyst position include:

  • a graduate degree in health policy, health services research, public policy, public health, public administration, statistics, or other related fields; and
  • at least five years of experience in policy analysis or research and expertise in a substantive area related to the Commission’s statutory mandate.

Apply

This is a full-time position based in downtown Washington, DC with federal employee health and retirement benefits. Interested applicants should be available to work in the office two days per week with flexibility to attend other in-person events as needed. Salary competitive with those in other federal agencies.

MACPAC employees must meet the CDC’s definition of fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment except in instances of a MACPAC-approved exemption for medical or religious reasons.

A complete application should include a cover letter, resume and two writing samples. To the greatest possible, applicants should send original writing instead of publications that have undergone editing by colleagues or other professionals. We prefer traditional resumes, as opposed to the federal resume required for positions on USAJobs. To apply, click the Apply for this Position button below.

Salary

$100,000-$125,000

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