Nov 26, 2018

Health Program Specialist

  • Covered California
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

Join the Covered California Team!

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of Californians while achieving your career goals? Are you passionate about marketing and technology? If so, join the Covered California team where you’ll thrive in a fast paced-environment surrounded by enthusiastic and self-motivated people. Covered California is seeking a Health Program Specialist I to act as a subject matter expert of the California, Healthcare, Eligibility, Enrollment and Retention System (CalHEERS) Program Testing and Performance Review Unit and will ensure effective interpretation and application of State and General healthcare laws to ensure Californians can access high quality and affordable healthcare.


Desirable Qualifications:


  • One to two years of comprehensive knowledge of public health and health care service programs and trends, preparation and planning for coordinated programs with local and federal agencies, private agencies and health care providers.
    • One to two years’ experience in enrollment and eligibility determinations and associated California health policies with a working knowledge of information technology health care systems.
    • Ability to conduct research, multitask to meet deadlines in a timely manner, and perform critical thinking and making informed decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform completed staff work, while working with subordinate staff on multiple projects and reporting back to senior management.
    • Experience preparing written reports, issue papers, briefing documents, and giving oral presentations to staff at all levels in the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience in health program administration, at least one year of which shall have been with major responsibility for a significant program such as is normally found in a complex or departmentalized medical care delivery setting or health institution or organization. (Possession of a Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Planning, Public Administration, or a closely related health professional field may be substituted for up to one year of the required general experience.) and

Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Hospital Administration, Comprehensive Health Planning, Public Administration, or a closely related health professional field. (One year of additional specialized qualifying experience may be substituted for the required master's degree.)

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