Director, Medi-Cal

Job Category:  Management/Executive
Department:  Executive Directors Administration (111)
Location: 

Los Angeles HQ, California, US

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  1501

 

Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

DUTIES

The Director of Medi-Cal supports the development and leads the execution of the Medi-Cal product strategic and tactical plan, which focuses on delivering an excellent overall member experience, facilitating product-specific initiatives, and understanding the membership to monitor trends, identify needs, and close gaps. The Director regularly collaborates with key internal leaders, external stakeholders, community partners. The Director understands the competitive landscape, overall needs of Medi-Cal members, the managed health care delivery system, and regulatory requirements impacting the Medi-Cal program. The Director ensures the organization infrastructure can support the product strategy while working with the product and internal stakeholder teams to retain and engage membership, maintain product integrity, ensure financial sustainability, maintain service level agreements, and deliver service excellence. The Director reports to the Executive Director of Medi-Cal to  align the goals of product team members with department and enterprise goals while assessing competencies and monitoring performance according to HR guidelines and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Required: 

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred:

Master's Degree in health care administration, public health, or related field 

EXPERIENCE

Required:

With Bachelor's Degree: At least 7 years of managed care health plan experience with 5-7 years of supervisory/management experience. Or at least 7 years of Medi-Cal managed care health plan experience with 5-7 years of supervisory/management experience.

Experience in leading enterprise-wide teams.

Strong background or experience working with the Medi-Cal/Medicaid population.

Preferred:

With Master's Degree: At least 5 years of managed care health plan experience with 5-7 years of supervisory/management experience. Or at least 5 years of Medi-Cal managed care health plan experience with 5-7 years of supervisory/management experience.

L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


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