NE DHHS is seeking a Health Plan Manager. With administrative guidance, this position shall serve as the lead for the development and implementation of the State Health Improvement Plan and the Division of Public Health Strategic Plan. This job includes the planning, organizing and coordination of complex initiatives with an outcome focused, results oriented structured framework. Duties include meeting facilitation, coordinating activities with internal and external partners, writing reports, maintaining performance dashboards and promoting collaborative relationships. Assist in the implementation of a performance management system for the plans and related public health programs, and activities related to meting national public health standards. Work with Division staff and local health departments to conduct quality improvement projects and provide technical assistance related to national public health standards including community health assessments, setting priorities, conducting evaluations, and implementing evidence-informed programs. Develop policies, prepare and monitor budgets, establish contracts, write grant applications, monitor grant activities, collect and analyze statistical data to inform program needs and to assess the effectiveness of services, activities and programs. Requires capacity for systems thinking as well as detail orientation for oversight of multiple complex initiatives simultaneously.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, health sciences, public health, business management, behavioral science or other related field AND experience in an organization with responsibility for planning, implementation, budgeting, monitoring, evaluation and marketing of a complex project or program.
PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those holding a Master’s degree in public health, health sciences, business or public administration, social sciences or related field. Strong preference for experience with facilitation, quality improvement and process improvement training, as well as collaborative relationship building strengths.
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