Assistant Director – Medicaid Support

(1 Position located in Baton Rouge)

Position open only to current Medicaid Technical Services Contract Employees

POSITION #: 8496

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage and provide oversight to departments as requested.
• Work closely with DHH section leads to identify project tasks and timelines.
• Assist in the development of standards, procedures, long and short range plans and best practices to ensure efficient and effective division operations.
• Assist with employment related issues.
• Create and maintain business process documentation. Compile project status reports and provide status deliverables to UNO and DHH stakeholders.
• Act as primary project status resource to DHH section leads and program managers.
• Meet with DHH Staff to discuss their needs for expansion, change or deletion of projects.
• Work with other departments as needed to provide necessary support.
• Assist department leaders in formulating project requirements and scope.
• Work with team supervisors in ensuring that any procedures, manuals and overall organization of units are efficiently organized and up‐to‐date. Provide employee guidance as needed.
• Work with the Medicaid Director to troubleshoot and resolve any customer staff complaints.
• Conduct an annual performance evaluation for each subordinate, setting future goals and strategies.
• Conduct recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and professional development of assigned staff.
• Work on special contract and/or Medicaid related projects as designated.
• Other tasks as directed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree or 8 years of professional experience in lieu of degree.
• Minimum 4 years of professional experience in Medicaid or healthcare environment.
• Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
• Ability to be diplomatic in problematic situations.
• Excellent analytical skills, effective organizational and time management skills.
• Great attention to detail and follow up, and verbal/written communications skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced degree.
• Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Medicaid or healthcare environment.
• Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience.
• Pharmacy, project management, or compliance/procurement related experience.
• Professional experience in health care field or Medicaid program support.
• Relevant industry certifications.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Brian Dugas at UNOMedicaidSupport@LA.gov with the job title in the email subject line.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by May 12, 2017.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.