Deputy Director for Policy and Administration

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia
Greater than $140K
Jul 08, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Full Time

Position # 00301

Closing Date: July 28, 2014

Exciting opportunity to provide executive level leadership and direction for all Medicaid reform and health innovation initiatives, including financing mechanisms, delivery systems, and quality initiatives.  This position is the lead liaison with members of the General Assembly on legislation, studies, and other Medicaid issues.  In addition, this position provides overall leadership to these divisions: Policy and Research, Appeals, Maternal and Child Health, and the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs.  Interested applicants must have considerable executive level management that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.  Requires comprehensive knowledge of current trends in Medicaid, Medicare, and/or commercial health care benefits, services, payment and delivery systems.  Requires considerable knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and/or commercial health care policies and regulations.  Must have considerable knowledge and experience with large-scale organizational functions related to administrative planning and management principles, as well as experience managing a large and diverse staff.  Requires demonstrated ability to plan and direct program activities, analyze data and other state or federal initiatives, and interpret federal and state regulations.  Must have demonstrated ability to resolve complex problems and translate policies and ideas into decision briefs, strategic plans, reforms and initiatives.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a variety of individuals, including legislative bodies, executive level officials, and peer organizations.  Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration/public policy, health administration, hospital administration, or related discipline with an advanced degree preferred.    Interested applicants must apply online at by 5 p.m. on the listed closing date.  Faxed, emailed, or hand delivered applications or resumes will not be accepted and will not substitute for a complete state application.  Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.  Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.  ADA/EEO/AA