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State of Massachusetts Senior Manager, Delivery System Investment, Policy and Workforce in Boston, Massachusetts

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) seeks qualified applicants for the position ofSENIOR MANAGER OF DELIVERY SYSTEM INVESTMENT, MASSHEALTH. EOHHS is the largest Commonwealth secretariat, and its work touches the lives of all Massachusetts residents. The mission of EOHHS is to improve the quality of life and health by advancing wellness and improving health care quality, fostering safe communities and promoting independence for individuals, families and communities throughout the Commonwealth. The Senior Manager of Delivery System Investment, will report directly to the Deputy Director of Delivery System Investment, and be responsible for managing multiple investment programs, including: * Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, authorized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under MassHealth’s current Section 1115 waiver * Other delivery system investments, as appropriate /DSRIP Program Background/ The DSRIP program is a 5-year, $1.8 billion investment program authorized under MassHealth’s Section 1115 demonstration that provides support for (1) implementation of payment and delivery system reforms that promote member-driven, integrated, coordinated care and hold providers accountable for the quality and total cost of care; and (2) improvement of integration among physical health, behavioral health, long-term services and supports and health-related social services. The DSRIP program provides direct funding to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Community Partners (CPs), and Community Service Agencies (CSAs), and provides additional support to these entities through the Statewide Investments (SWIs), a portfolio of initiatives meant to improve statewide workforce capacity and development. The DSRIP program is slated to conclude at the end of December 2022, with significant close-out activities to be performed in the subsequent years. The successful candidate is a seasoned professional with a solid background in grant management, financial modeling, project implementation, and the ability to successfully navigate multiple workstreams. In collaboration with the Chief of Payment and Care Delivery Innovation, the Director of Delivery System Investment and Social Services Integration, and the Deputy Director of Delivery System Investment, the Senior Manager of Delivery System Investment will communicate and build relationships with external groups and individuals, particularly providers, payers, consumers, legislators, and federal and state officials regarding the various delivery system investment initiatives they are managing. The Senior Manager of Delivery System Investment will receive and respond to requests from a variety of parties and will maintain consistent communication with state and federal agencies providing information about program activities to interested members of the general public at meetings, conferences and public forums. /Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all-inclusive):/ * In consultation with the Chief of Payment and Care Delivery Innovation, the Director of Delivery System Investment and Social Services Integration, and Deputy Director of Delivery System Investment, provide overall direction for and management of the DSRIP program, ensuring that the program’s objectives align with the state’s policy initiatives. * Manage policy development, program implementation, stakeholder engagement, and close-out activities for the $1.8B DSRIP program, including the Statewide Investments portfolio, which includes a student loan repayment grant program, a technical assistance program for ACOs and CPs, and various training programs for certain provider types of the frontline healthcare workforce * Manage any reporting responsibilities for the DSRIP program, including to CMS, the legislature, and the public (e.g. the DSRIP website: * Develop and manage other delivery system investment programs, as appropriate * Design and lead project management structure, which includes tracking project milestones, identifying risks and mitigation strategies, tracking timelines and budget * Managing a team of direct reports in support of all aforementioned duties and responsibilities * Perform other duties as required /Requirements:/ In order to be considered for the position, applicants must have at least five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration and of which at least one year must have been in a managerial capacity. /Preferred Qualifications:/ * Demonstrated understanding of project management principles and practices coupled with the ability to coordinate numerous projects simultaneously to successful completion. * Familiarity with key healthcare stakeholders including payers, providers and consumer representatives. * Experience with budget management and grant fiscal administration * Experience with procuring and managing vendors and contractors * Ability to read and understand complex scientific literature and the ability to interpret and use data in problem-solving and process improvement. * Effective communicator both in writing and oral presentation. * Competence in mediating conflict, coordinating competing interests and working under time constraints. * Solid record of decision making ability which includes properly assessing the impact of outside forces, setting priorities and reaching decisions under pressure. * Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing grant administration, healthcare policy and financing. /Preferred Educational Qualifications:/ * A Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years of full-time or equivalent part-time professional, administrative or managerial experience in program management, grant management, program administration, financial analysis, and/or program planning * A Graduate Degree with a major in public policy, public health, business administration, public administration or a health-related field. /_Agency Mission:_/ MassHealth, the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program, provides health care benefits to certain low and medium-income Massachusetts residents. As an innovative national leader, the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program offers the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies in a cutting-edge, fast-paced, call center environment. Selected applicants will have exceptional customer service, communications, and analytical skills. We offer a unique opportunity to serve, and to make a positive contribution to our members. The mission of MassHealth is to improve the health outcomes of our diverse members, their families and their communities by providing access to integrated health care services that sustainably promote health, well-being, independence and quality of life. For more information about our agency and programs please visit: /_TO APPLY:_/ Please upload both Resume and Cover Letter for this position when applying. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. A criminal and tax history background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. For questions, please the contact the Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience. IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required experience. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Administrative Services* *Organization: Exec Office Of Health and Human Services *Title: *Senior Manager, Delivery System Investment, Policy and Workforce Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 220007E8