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Health Equity Project Manager II

Job Category:  Administrative, HR, Business Professionals
Department:  Quality Improvement
Location: 

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  7143

 

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.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary


The Health Equity Project Manager II is responsible for providing project management support to the department's Project Director who is responsible for department projects and processes.  This position analytically identifies resources needed for each project and will work to define roles and responsibilities for these resources and to develop reports that include status updates on project deliverables and project issues. This position will develop reporting mechanisms that sufficiently allow each project team to rapidly assess the current state of their project in relation to timelines and deliverables. The Project Manger will work with Health Equity staff to facilitate the updating of relevant policies and procedures. The Project Manager will work with different operating units to ensure subject matter experts are available to the project teams when necessary.

Duties


Assists Manager to implement the Member Health Equity Action Plan, including working with various stakeholders, creating content,  tracking and monitoring progress toward achievement and developing the communication strategy.


 
Manages stakeholders meetings including the Member Health Equity Council and Consumer Equity Council of Health for scheduling, agenda and content development and logistics. 

 

Responsible for holding project work teams accountable for on-time delivery of assigned scope within baselined schedule, and costs/effort.

 

Writes and disseminates work plans and project documents as needed, including procedures, proposals, analyses, progress reports and presentations.

 

Serves as liaison between the Councils and the business units. Uses analytical ability to identify and track new opportunities.

 

Assists in creating and disseminating health equity and disparities training and information to staff, providers and community.

 

Processes member/provider materials through appropriate channels to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are met (Podio). Ensures compliance with contracted services and performance metrics.

 

Assists with identifying opportunity establishing and managing partnerships with external organizations specifically to advance L.A. Care’s health equity and social determinants of health efforts.

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Experience

Required:
A minimum of  3-5 years of experience of performing project management work, preferably in healthcare environment.

 

Experience with the planning, management and delivery of successful programs and projects.

Skills


Required:
Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot all project issues in a timely manner.

 

Excellent interpersonal skills to work alongside other project employees to meet all client specifications and requirements.

 

Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.

 

Proficient in Microsoft Office and project management software tools.

 

Demonstrated success managing multiple diverse projects executing simultaneously.

 

Strong analytical, planning, time management, and organizational skills.

 

Ability to manage priorities across multiple teams/projects.

 

Possesses ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment. 

 

Ability to work well independently with limited supervision.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Additional Information

 

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)

 

At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

 

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires proof of  a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.


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