The VP of Government Programs is the leader directly responsible for Geisinger Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, CHIP, Affordable Care Act and other government programs lines of business, including the LIFE Geisinger program (collectively, the “Government Programs”). In this role, the VP of Government Programs has accountability for the profitable growth of GHP’s Government Programs and the corresponding operations that support the Government Programs. In addition to ongoing operational responsibilities, the VP of Government Programs is also responsible for providing strategic direction regarding the future of the Government Programs in conjunction and coordination with initiatives of the larger Geisinger Health System.
Reports directly to GHP’s Associate Chief Legal Officer and Regulatory Affairs Officer.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills with the ability to work collaboratively to produce results across functional teams.
Demonstrated ability to interface with regulators, legislative staff, lobbyists and industry peers/associates, and vendors.
Demonstrated research and analytical abilities.
Demonstrated competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills.
Demonstrated public presentation skills.
Demonstrated computer proficiency particularly with MS Office software.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred.
Minimum ten years’ experience in the Managed Care Insurance Industry with responsibilities in regulatory, operations and contractual areas for at least three years.
Experience interfacing with regulators, auditors, legislative staff, lobbyists and other third parties.
Experience with Government Programs lines of business preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment. May require occasional evening and weekend work and some local / overnight travel.
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.
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. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is 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, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.