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State of Montana Primary Care and Population Health Program Officer (11759) in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity within the Health Resources Division, Member Health Management Bureau. The Health Resources Division seeks to provide health care for low-income and disabled Montanans through Medicaid, the Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP), the Health Montana Kids (HMK), and Healthy Montana Kids Plus (HMK Plus) Plans. This position is responsible for implementing, managing, and duties related to the Patient Centered Medicaid Home (PCMH) Program, the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC ) Program, Passport Program and other innovative value-based or quality improvement programs for Montana Medicaid. * * Why Join DPHHS * * Our mission at DPHHS is to serve Montanans in their communities to improve and protect the health, safety, and well-being, and to empower independence. By joining our department, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. TheState of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. In addition, DPHHS is the largest state agency with a wide range of advancement opportunities whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience. Qualifications for this Career Opportunity * * * Strong analytical and critical thinking skills including ability to analyze math calculations. * Ability to interact with diverse groups, federal officers, staff, and subject matter experts in a positive and productive manner to build effective working relationships and resolve issues. * Ability to research and interpret federal and state health care regulations. * Strong skills in planning, organization, conflict resolution, and oral and written communication. * Skill in managing competing timelines and deadlines and managing the logistics of numerous complex projects. * Meet minimum qualifications: o Bachelor’s degree in human services, business, or public administration; health administration; or a related field. o Three years’ experience in health insurance, human service programs, or general program management. o Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. * Preferred: o Experience with state plan amendments, waivers, program policy or similar documents and experience interpreting state and federal laws, rules and regulations. o General knowledge of Medicaid, HMK, or HELP Plan programs. * * How to Apply To be considered for a DPHHS position, submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploaded correctly to your application for this position. * Cover Letter * Resume * References Successful applicants will be subject to background checks relevant to the position and must pass reference checks before an offer will be extended. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact DPHHS Human Resources listed below. Additional Information This position may be eligible for partial telework within the state of Montana. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to state policy. This position may be eligible for a statutory $1.50 an hour base pay increase effective July 1, 2024. This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. Title: Primary Care and Population Health Program Officer (11759) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24140992

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