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Dir II Medicaid State Ops

  • Job Family: BSP > Operations
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Anticipated End Date:
  • Reference: JR121532





Location: This position will work a hybrid model and must reside within 50 miles of our Metairie, LA location at 3850 N CAUSEWAY BLVD.

Responsible for fiscal and operational management of state regional Health Plans.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Develops, directs, plans, and evaluates the goals and objectives of regional area within a State Health Plan.  
  • Along with State CEO and COO, establishes overall standards, policies and objectives for Health Plan in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements; ensures alignment and support with overall Medicaid Business Unit mission, goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for local marketing and community relations, network development, provider partnerships, provider relations, medical management, case management and quality management programs, performance management/improvement, budgets, complaints and appeals, regulatory and contractual compliance, monthly financials, and reporting.
  • Resolves complex financial, legal, or politically sensitive issues.
  • Leads program development to ensure members, network providers, and community partners successfully participate.
  • Leads and manages the local Health Plan performance management/operating gain improvement activities.
  • Develops short and long term marketing and retention strategies and objectives. Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field and minimum of 8 years relevant experience, including in-depth experience in the HMO/healthcare field, minimum of 5 years working with Medicaid and/or Medicare programs; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred skills, qualifications and experiences:

  • Masters degree preferred.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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