Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 2Working Title: Health Care Tribal Policy Analyst
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 09/26/2018
Closing Date: 10/09/2018
Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit: Central Office / Health Care Administration
Work Shift: Days
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75/hourly; $54,914 - $80,910/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This position is part of a team created to develop and manage DHS efforts to identify, develop and implement programs, policies, financing and systems changes needed to maintain and improve the long-term stability of the state Medicaid program. This position provides policy analysis, technical expertise, and advice to HCA and DHS management and staff in the ongoing management and operation of strategic work plans that align and meet DHS and the state's overall reform vision, goals and existing initiatives. The scope of the health reform changes are such that the employee will be working across all divisions and administrations within the Department of Human Services, as well as with staff from other state agencies (Commerce and Health), the Governor's Office and staff from our federal oversight agency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The incumbent acts as the policy lead and liaison for the Health Care Administration (HCA) and Minnesota's American Indian Tribes, the Indian Health Service and other tribal providers. As a recognized policy expert, this person is responsible for providing legal and/or policy support on issues related to the state Medicaid program, federal policies, and tribal providers and beneficiaries with both internal and external audiences. This person also serves as the primary contact and lead for managing a number of interactions with tribes and the public, including the Medicaid Services Advisory Committee.
This position will provide high level and detailed analysis of federal law, rule and guidance and analyze interactions with other state and federal programs. The individual is responsible for the development of policy memos and impact statements informed by analysis that provide recommendations to DHS senior leadership in decision making and planning. The individual is responsible for the development of short and long term strategic work plans that outline changes to policies that must be implemented within DHS and Minnesota health care programs.
Identify and analyze policy, financing, and implementation issues related to Minnesota's American Indian tribes.
Lead and analyze policy and implementation issues related to health care reforms.
Direct workgroups and activities related to interactions among tribes, Minnesota's Medicaid program, and various public groups.
Respond to basic health care and continuing care reform recommendations to effectively meet and pay for the health needs of American Indians, families and children, senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Three (3) years of professional experience working with health care, social services and/or human services demonstrating the following:
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with American Indian tribes, organizations and communities.
Project management for complex projects involving multiple contracts, personnel, and internal/external stakeholders.
Providing leadership in program design, development and implementation.
Knowledge and understanding of Minnesota Health Care Programs and Medicaid policy for people who are American Indian.
Strong interpersonal skills to mediate, negotiate, and manage relationships with tribal health and human services.
Familiarity with the community resources and concerns of the key stakeholders involved in health care.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work.
Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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