Health Program Administrator 3
||New York State Department of Health
||Health Program Administrator 3
||PEF / 05
||NYS Department of Health- Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Eligibility and Marketplace Integration, Albany, New York
||Candidates must be a current NYS County Department of Social Services employee with permanent competitive status and be eligible for transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidate must have nine (9) years or more service in a position [four (4) years of which must have been in managerial level positions] where the work involves responsibility for determining enrollment of persons in public health insurance programs; based on pertinent eligibility laws, rules and regulations, making recommendations on administering public health insurance programs; and reviewing, signing or authorizing eligibility determinations; and developing operational procedures. Additional responsibilities should include communicating program changes to subordinates and ensuring the changes are incorporated in a timely manner. The position must have included an expanded scope, complexity, level of responsibility, higher degree of accountability, and leadership responsibilities.
||The preferred candidate will have expertise with New York's Medicaid, CHPlus, and FHPlus eligibility and coverage policy issues; experience with Medicaid policy and procedures related to the Medicare Savings Program, Family Planning Benefit Program and Third Party Health Insurance; strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; experience prioritizing goals, implementing programs, and allocating resources; expertise in public health insurance programs, especially with eligibility and coverage policy issues; ability to function independently and as part of a team; and ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
||The Division of Eligibility and Marketplace Integration is looking to fill a position that will focus on assuming some of the functions currently performed by the Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) for the Medicaid program. This position will help ensure that the process of determining Medicaid, Family Health Plus (FHPlus) and Child Health Plus (CHPlus) eligibility is efficiently and effectively transitioned from the LDSS and the participating CHPlus health plans to a centralized processing unit. The Department has begun planning for the centralization of the eligibility and enrollment function and this position will be used to support the next phase of assuming the responsibilities of the LDSS. This is a managerial level position within the Division of Eligibility and Marketplace Integration. The incumbent will work closely with division staff to support the transition and administration of the Medicaid program from the LDSS to the NYS Health Department. The incumbent will have leadership responsibility for enhancement projects that affect the centralization of Medicaid eligibility determinations in his/her area(s) of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to functions related to the development, implementation and oversight of Medicaid eligibility policy. Specific duties and responsibilities include: supervise staff in developing operational procedures related to the centralization of eligibility determinations for the Medicaid programs; provide leadership and oversight for the transition of Medicaid eligibility-related activities from the LDSS to the NYS Health Department, including quality assurance activities; collaborate with Bureau Directors and program staff to develop program and operational goals, objectives and work plans for programs; monitor implementation of plans to accomplish program objectives; work closely with division staff to support the transition and administration of the Medicaid program from the LDSS to the NYS Health Department; provide leadership for enhancement projects that affect the centralization of Medicaid eligibility determinations in his/her area(s) of responsibility; establish Unit priorities by directing and implementing program policies, procedures and standards; provide expert subject matter policy support to the Division, LDSS and the Enrollment Center, including conducting research for policy development, assisting in the policy development and writing the policy guidelines for issuance to the Enrollment Center contractor and LDSS; analyze current State systems to facilitate implementation of policy initiatives and the administrative infrastructure required for federal health care reform; provide program evaluation and feedback on policy to the Bureau Directors and Division Director; recommend program legislative and regulatory proposals to the Bureau Directors; oversee the preparation of required documents; and develop and communicate directives and policy changes and oversee their implementation.
|Conditions of Employment
||Permanent appointment; full-time.
||Submit resume to Human Resources Management Group, RD/LDSS/HPA3, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by e-mail to email@example.com or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Please use a subject line of RD/LDSS/HPA3.
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||Until positons are filled
An affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.