Career Resources Newsletter September 2017

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Vice President of Payor Strategy, Adena Health System (AHS) - Chillicothe, OH
AHS has been serving south central and southern Ohio for more than 120 years, focusing on its commitment to provide patients with the best healthcare and personal service since 1895. Today, AHS includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Payor Strategy will have responsibility setting and implementing strategic plans with regard to contractual negotiations, financial projections, and the ongoing development of partnerships with third parties. The Vice President of Payor Strategy is a key executive position and is part of a dynamic leadership team which is committed to the ongoing success of the independent health system. Adena anticipates that this leader will be responsible for providing an entrepreneurial approach to driving the continued direction, development and implementation of a comprehensive managed care strategy for the health system. Click here for more information

Chief Operating Officer, Driscoll Health Plan – Corpus Christi, TX
Driscoll Health Plan (DHP) has recently created a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role for their 170,000 member Medicaid health plan. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, the COO will provide the overall leadership and expertise in setting the direction of the operations to ensure the optimal effectiveness of Driscoll Health Plan in its service to its members and to the organization’s mission and goals. The COO will participate in the continued growth of the health plan while maintaining healthy margins and increasing the Driscoll reputation. He/she will lead the development of the operations plan necessary to implement the organization’s strategic objectives.  Click here for more information

Chief Medical Officer – Community Health Plan of Washington – Seattle, WA
Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), was founded in 1993 by local community health centers (CHCs), and is the only not-for-profit health plan in the state serving the Medicaid population. The plan serves 306,000 members with Medicaid as its largest program and also offers a Medicare Special Needs Plan and participates in Fully Integrated Managed Care program, Washington State’s plan to fully integrate the financing and delivery of physical, mental and chemical dependency services. The Board is seeking CMO candidates with at least five years of senior level medical management experience in a managed care plan or delegated medical group. Medicaid experience is critical and Medicare experience is preferred. Click here for more information

President/Chief Executive Officer, UCare – Minneapolis, MN
UCare is seeking an innovative, bold, inspirational and mission driven President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead one of the country’s top health plans that primarily serves a Medicaid and Medicare population. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services to more than 325,000 members in Minnesota. The CEO is responsible for developing, implementing and fulfilling the strategic goals and objectives of UCare and for providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of the company’s mission and strategies. UCare is seeking a seasoned leader with experience at the senior executive level in a high performing organization. Experience in a health payer environment with knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and/or other government product lines of business are preferred. Click here for more information

Executive Director, Strategy & Analytics, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) - Chicago, IL
Reporting to and partnering with the Vice President of Strategy & Analytics, the Executive Director role is an opportunity for a seasoned analytics leader to drive a team in the development, design and delivery of insightful, market-driven strategic assessments and engagements to BCBS Plans and BCBSA governance committees. The Executive Director will take a lead in developing the approach to leading-edge programs such as precision medicine and others that can dramatically impact the healthcare market. In addition, there is increased focus in the rapidly changing lines of business including Exchanges, Medicare and Medicaid markets.  Click here for more information. 

Promotion Annoncements

LabCorp Names Nationally Recognized Health-Policy Expert Dr. Brian Caveney As Enterprise-Wide CMO
SSM Health Names Ben Layman as President of St. Mary’s Hospital - Janesville
Anthem Names Tomas Orozco President of Medicare East Region
Howard Lu Named Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Health Partners Plans
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Names Andrew Giles Assistant Admin. for Hospital Operations & Support Services
Gold Coast Health Plan names new chief medical officer
GeoBlue® Names Two Industry Veterans to Sales Leadership
Rigoberto Serano joins Fallon Health to serve Spanish-speaking elders in western Mass.
AmeriHealth New Jersey Names Ryan Petrizzi Vice President of Sales
Amerigroup Kansas Names Frank Clepper Health Plan President
Regence names new Idaho government affairs director
Anthem Names Jacquelyn H. Wolf as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
David Albright joins UCare as Vice President, Chief Information Officer
UnitedHealth Group Announces New Leadership Roles
SCAN Appoints Dr. Magda Lenartowicz and Dr. Terence Offenberger to Medical Director
CareFirst Announces Senior Leadership Changes
MVP Health Care Names Judith Feld, MD, MPH, MMM Vice President of Behavioral Health
MVP Health Care Names Patrick Roohan Vice President of Data Management and Analytics Solutions
Kaiser Permanente Names Regional Director of Org. Effectiveness, Learning, & Leadership Development
Rich Adcock Joins as Chief Operating Officer of Verity Health System
Blue Cross NC taps CMS' chief medical officer Conway as new president
BCBSND hires Kelsey Roth as director of HR Operations

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