AARP's Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable Washington, D.C. seniors 60-plus, providing free legal and social work services to those in need - empowering, defending, protecting, and helping thousands of clients each year in many areas of civil law.
The Project Analyst, Medicare/Medicaid Outreach, organizes and implements the Legal Counsel for the Elderly's (LCE) Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) project, a federal grant-funded project to educate the public on how to identify and report Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse. Serves as an LCE subject area expert on Medicare. Represents the LCE's SMP in collaborative partnerships with external organizations;in both the public and private sectors. Plans and coordinates day-to-day activities and outreach with project staff to achieve project goals. Collaborates with management to identify opportunities to improve project performance and perform a range of duties depending on designated operational assignments. Responsibilities
- Oversees the day-to-day planning and execution of events, consumer experiences or other projects and their related communications plans. Leads the development and maintenance of all project planning and management tools and practices including project charters, timelines, budgets, risk assessments/mitigation plans, and communications plans.
- Contributes to project planning, budgeting, and overall strategy. Determines resource needs and monitors budget against projects and departments.
- Organizes project teams and leads internal and external team members to deliver project goals. Works with the team to continually optimize department workflows and standard practices. Supports training of staff on project management tools and best practices.
- Provides project management, including coordinating activities of overall project, tracking progress against milestones and other performance indicators, and preparing reports.
- Coordinates with others, internally and externally, to ensure integration into department overall projects. Tracks, analyzes, and reports project progress to stakeholders and leadership.
- Identifies and develops new procedures and processes to support the organization and project implementation. Ensures effective change management occurs throughout course of project.
- Works with the team to continually optimize department workflows and standard practices.
- Manages multiple events or projects simultaneously at different stages of the project lifecycle, while coordinating with other colleagues on the team to ensure integration into department overall projects.
- Minimum completion of an Associate's degree.
- 4+ years of public benefits experience.
- Knowledge of federal Medicare and Medicaid programs.
- Grant writing and management experience.
- Amenability to local (DC) travel to 15% and annual travel to conferences.
- Regular and reliable job attendance.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships.
- Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions.
- In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.
- Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
AARP will not sponsor an employment visa for this position at this time. Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)
AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories. Compensation and Benefits
AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others. Equal Employment Opportunity
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.