GHPC Hiring Associate Project Director
The Associate Project Director (APD) position coordinates multiple areas of health policy focus (e.g. child health, public health, long-term care) through projects with local, state, and national public and private organizations in addition to ad hoc projects as required. The APD contributes to the work of multiple project teams to accomplish the deliverables outlined in each contract in a timely manner. The APD guides programmatic, administrative, and financial management of projects and coordinates client management across all projects. The APD works primarily in the Center's Medicaid program area.
The ADP is a key advisor to the Medicaid Director in the Medicaid Division of the Georgia Department of Community Health. The APD is responsible for analyzing, researching, documenting, developing, and supporting the implementation of health policy and business solutions related to the Georgia Medicaid program. This position will require significant project management and quality assurance responsibilities and serves as the principal resource regarding state, federal, and local policies and policy-related projects. The APD participates in opportunities that will enrich the Division's ability to effectively administer the Medicaid program and successfully deliver health care solutions to the members, providers, and stakeholders of the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field (health policy, health management, public health or public policy) and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience in related fields.
Preferred Qualifications: It is expected that the preferred candidate will have demonstrated experience in developing, conducting, and disseminating research; extensive knowledge of Medicaid and general health policy; ability to research and interpret legislation and regulations accurately; demonstrated understanding of national and state level health policy, trends, and financing; strong quantitative and qualitative research skills, including research study design, methodology and evaluation.
The preferred candidate will also have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups participating in policy and research, including national, state, and local government officials; demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups (both internal and external) to appropriately analyze policy opportunities to promote the Medicaid Division's work and reputation; and previous experience working with or for a Medicaid agency with related activities.
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Vacancy Number: 0602728
Position Title: Sponsor Funded Professional - Associate Project Director