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The Division of Mental Hygiene (DMH) in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is overseen by the Executive Deputy Commissioner, and is responsible for overseeing programs and services regarding mental health, substance use and developmental delays and disabilities. We connect approximately 1,000 community programs, advance policies that benefit people we serve, and work in collaboration with City and State partners to prevent or reduce the burden of these conditions and to promote recovery.
The Office of Policy and Planning within the Bureau of Systems Strengthening and Access (BSSA) seeks a Medicaid Project Manager that will manage various aspects of the Division’s role in the transition of behavioral health services into Medicaid managed care. The Project Manager will work in close collaboration with various Bureaus within the Division of Mental Hygiene, other Divisions within the Department of Health, and with the lead State agencies for health and behavioral health services as well as other relevant external stakeholder organizations and individuals.
-Manage/coordinate efforts in Medicaid/managed care including, but not limited to: beneficiary and provider education; ongoing reviews of designated behavioral health providers; care coordination and enrollment related pilots, value based payments; and assist with implementing Divisional efforts for children’s Medicaid managed care.
-Develop and manage the Quality Steering Committee (QSC) that will consist of DOHMH and State Agency leadership, and participate in ongoing policy development and problem solving via the QSC and New York City’s Regional Planning Consortium (RPC).
-Represent DOHMH in Medicaid and managed care discussions, negotiations and workgroups with State agencies and other stakeholders.
-Work collaboratively with and manage projects that include various levels of staff including senior leadership.
-Conduct research on various aspects of Medicaid/managed care, Medicare and dual eligible populations, value based payments and service models as necessary.
-Draft Medicaid and policy documents for various audiences including City/State agencies, providers and consumers.
-Conduct presentations on Medicaid and relevant policy issues to diverse internal and external audiences.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.
NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
-A Master’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Health or an equivalent graduate degree
-Strong project management skills
-Strong communication and negotiation skills
-Excellent research and writing skills
-Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines
-Extensive knowledge and/or experience working in Medicaid redesign, Medicaid managed care or health insurance
-Experience in policy analysis, quality improvement and/or quality assurance activities
-Good presentation skills
-Public speaking skills
-Well versed in Microsoft suite including Visio
-Ability to develop and sustain situational awareness of the needs of all stakeholders
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 273071.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer