Public Consulting Group

Medicaid Program Advisor 1297

Job Locations US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/12/2023 6:30 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Clinical Review
Regular Full-Time
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Staffing Solutions Organization


Medicaid Program Advisor 1297
Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Consulting Group, is focused on delighting clients with world-class managed staffing and talent consulting services. SSO is committed to a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve.


Medicaid Program Advisor:
(item 1297)

The Bureau of Adult Special Populations (BASP) in the Division of Program Development and Management (DPDM), Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP), NYS Department of Health, strives to support people with mental illness, substance use disorder, intellectual or developmental disabilities, chronic conditions, and physical disabilities to achieve maximum health, independence, and quality of life.  Working closely with the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), and the AIDS Institute, the Bureau cultivates excellence in collaboration, program development, special projects, and policy knowledge and implementation.
The Bureau oversees the state-wide Medicaid Health Home Program (HH) for adults. The Health Home program is a Care Management program that coordinates the physical, behavioral, and social care needs of some of the most complex and high-needs New Yorkers including those with mental health needs, substance use disorders, multiple chronic conditions, physical disabilities, criminal justice involvement, and those experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, and other social care needs. 
The Bureau is seeking a passionate Program Advisor who will report to the Head of the Research and Policy Team providing strategic support and expertise to the Health Home Program.   The candidate must have a passion for supporting and improving the quality of life for people with complex behavioral health, physical health, and social care needs.

• Research, absorb, and synthesize multi-dimensional concepts about state and national trends in care management, population needs, program design, and evidence-based practices to facilitate Health Home innovation and evolution.
• Complete complex research and evaluation projects including reviewing and interpreting academic journals, articles, press releases, laws, regulations, policy guidance, waivers, and other materials.
• Support the Research and Policy Manager in the development of policies, budget proposals, memoranda, meeting materials, and communications materials. related to research projects and the development and implementation of policies. 
• Think critically about and submit research and data requests in support of program evaluation topics. 
• Represent the Research and Policy team in internal and external meetings.
• Work collaboratively with the HH Operations team, the HH Strategic Planning team, Children’s Health Home team, and others within BASP and OHIP, the Office of Quality & Patient Safety (OQPS) and the OHIP Division of Data Services and Analytics (DDSA) as assigned. 
• Collaborate and build strong working relationships with State Agency Partners such as: OMH, OASAS, OPWDD, and AIDS Institute. 
• Think creatively and provide feedback and edits on proposed budget initiatives, regulatory changes, and Program strategy with a focus on how the Health Home program fits into the broader Medicaid landscape 
• Work independently and organize assignments to reach objectives and deadlines.
• Complete other tasks in support of the Bureau’s mission and goals. 



Minimum Qualifications:

 Bachelors Degree
 8 years of experience



Preferred Qualifications:

 Passion for serving vulnerable populations, especially those with mental health needs, substance use disorders, chronic conditions, physical disability, criminal justice involvement, and those experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, and other social care needs.
 Excellent analytic skills needed to interpret complex information from a variety of sources and identify potential problems and solutions.
 Strong interpersonal skills and comfort interacting with a variety of people.
 Strong foundation in research skills for identifying resources and interpreting and evaluating research.
 Proven track record of completing academic and policy research projects and creating concise summaries and analyses of the findings.
 Exceptional written and communication skills.
 Experience drafting policies and procedures, policy guidance, and/or detailed proposals.
 Experience in generating ideas for change in policy through working with internal and external agencies and stakeholders.
 Proven track record of creating articulate and professional materials including professional e-mails, memoranda, PowerPoints, basic excel documents and data visualization, meeting minutes, and agendas.
 Experience with thinking critically about research, data, and data analysis.
 Experience with interpreting policy, regulation, legislation, guidance, or legal documents.
 Ability to remain flexible in a changing environment including organizing and prioritizing assignments to meet requirements and deadlines.
 Comfort with being creative, collaborative, and taking initiative; willingness to share opinions, and ideas; willingness to communicate opposing viewpoints in a professional manner.


*Employees must follow established work schedules. The usual work schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified by the supervisor, this includes a half hour unpaid lunch break. Total work hours must equal 40 hours per week.



Compensation for roles at Staffing Solutions Organization LLC (SSO) varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, SSO provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $68,600-$86,000. In addition, SSO provides a range of benefits for this role.

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Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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