JOB TITLE: Director, Health Services and Health Choices
LOCATION: Geisinger Health Plan, Hughes Center North
DEPARTMENT: Geisinger Health Plan
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Manages the operations of health services or departments including: Quality Management, UM Management, Special Needs Unit, Maternal Health and EPSDT programs, Proven Health Navigator Staff, and Community Health Assistant/Community Services, to ensure the operating integrity of the plan and coordinates interdepartmental reports and statistics in accordance with medical standards of practice regulatory agency requirements.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates ability to manage large and complex enterprise wide projects using a standardized methodology.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with the ability to interact positively and effectively with other personnel at all levels of the organization.
Demonstrates strong interviewing and facilitation skills.
Demonstrates ability to be flexible, adaptable, and capable of handling multiple teams simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Demonstrates ability to be results-oriented with ability to drive process through creation, implementation, and compliance. Must be entrepreneurial and a self-starter.
Demonstrates leadership and project management skills with the ability to work collaboratively to produce results across functional teams.
Demonstrates research and analytical abilities.
Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills.
Demonstrates public presentation skills.
Demonstrates computer proficiency particularly with MS Office software.
Demonstrates ability to be detail oriented
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
B.S. in Nursing required.
Masters in Health Care Administration or related field preferred.
Minimum 5 years health management experience in a healthcare environment with a proven ability to develop effective programs, manage resources, and project milestones to deliver effective, integrated solutions on time and within budget required.
Previous supervisory experience required. Experience with complex computer applications and healthcare data retrieval, analysis, interpretation, and explanation required.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Independent travel is required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.