Health Research, Inc.

  • Health Program Coordinator I (Medicaid)

    Job Location US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Office of Health Insurance Programs
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position will Remain Open
    Until Application Submitted by Date
    Applications to be submitted by
    Salary Min
    USD $72,923.00/Yr.
    % Travel
    Up to 25%
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree in a related field with two years of experience in program coordination, data management, and provider education, in a public health or human services-related program; OR an Associate's degree and four years of such experience. A Master's degree in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Allied Health professional, nurse or healthcare policy/public health specialist ; two years of experience providing educational services; comprehensive knowledge of pain management, opioid use disorder, and substance use treatment; experience working with providers involved in pain management or who are prescribing buprenorphine to patients in clinical settings; experience presenting developed materials in line with identified provider needs and patient population.


    The incumbent will serve as the Medicaid Opioid Crisis Program Coordinator and will be responsible for the following:

    • Coordinate Medicaid Opioid-related activities with State agency partners
    • Coordinate the development guidance for the Treatment Plan to by used by prescribers of Chronic Opioids as per the 2018-19 Legislative Budget
    • Coordinate the development tools to assist providers caring for Chronic Opioid Users as per the 2018-19 Legislative Budget
    • Coordinate Annual Training Module Review between SUNY Buffalo staff and OHIP
    • Collate and update all Medicaid data activities related to opioids


    Conditions of Employment

    Grant funded position through 8/31/19. Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. through 8/31/19 is required.


    Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.  


    HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.  


    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans



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