Program Monitor – Quality

(1 positions located in Baton Rouge)

POSITION #: 9654

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Support Contract – Compliance

• Implements quality improvement initiatives by analyzing data, conducting literature searches and researching policies, and evidence-based practices to develop manuscripts, fact sheets and policy briefs in direct response to legislative requests.
• Assists with the development and review of Managed Care Organization (MCO) contract deliverables.
• Finalize work in a timely manner set by the department's supervisor.
• Communicate with statewide stakeholders to improve care delivered and to address Medicaid program benefit policy issues.
• Collaborates with LDH staff in other programs and other State agencies in quality and health information technology program development, planning and implementation.
• Develops, reviews, and provides comments on Medicaid material intended for use by vendors, providers, managed care organizations and other partners.
• Leads or participates in assigned quality subcommittees and other workgroups engaged in research, analysis, and evaluation of policy issues or initiatives.
• Leads and participates special projects as requested by management.
• Responds to internal and external communication and requests for information in a timely manner.
• Other tasks as directed.

• Bachelor Degree
• Minimum 2 years of professional experience
• Strong desire to work toward improved health of the residents of Louisiana
• Comfortable working in fast-paced environment
• Works well both independently and as part of a team
• Highly self-motivated
• Able to independently initiate communication with stakeholders

• Advance degree in related field
• Bachelor Degree in Public Health, Community Health or Healthcare Management
• 10 years of experience in health-related field
• Experience in health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare
• Experience in writing policy
• Experience in governmental agency

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Piia Hanson at 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 February 10, 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.