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The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) seeks an exceptional Senior Program Associate to serve as the lead contact for a portfolio of the HPC’s grant investment awardees. This is a terrific opportunity for a health care professional to support program development, administration, and operations of nationally recognized grant investment programs, totaling more than $21 million.
The successful applicant will work with HPC’s Strategic Investment Team to support the implementation of care delivery transformation awards. In a team based environment, with individual responsibility for Awardee relationships, the Senior Program Associate will ensure successful project implementation, management, and analysis. As a member of the Strategic Investment Team, the Senior Program Associate will support the strategic direction of the program and policy work central to the goals and mission of the HPC to drive improvements in health care quality and affordability.
Candidates must be results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously to consistently meet deadlines and expectations. The best candidates will have previous client-facing project work experience in settings such as provider or consulting organizations. Further, they will have demonstrated experience in healthcare process improvement or program / project management and a proven record of problem-solving, managing client relationships, and communicating effectively with team members.
The Senior Program Associate will report directly to the Senior Program Manager of the Strategic Investment Team, under the leadership of the team’s Director.
Duties of this position may include, at minimum:
Experience working in a public department or agency will be strongly considered. Salary is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.
As employees of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Health Policy Commission staff are offered a great career opportunity working toward the goal of better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth – but it's more than just a paycheck. The state's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which should be considered toward overall compensation, including:
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC), established in 2012, is an independent state agency charged with monitoring health care spending growth in Massachusetts and providing data-driven policy recommendations regarding health care delivery and payment system reform. Key activities include setting the health care cost growth benchmark; monitoring provider and payer performance relative to the health care cost growth benchmark; creating standards for care delivery systems that are accountable to better meet patients’ medical, behavioral, and social needs; analyzing the impact of health care market transactions on cost, quality, and access; and investing in community health care delivery and innovations. The HPC's 11-member Board provides oversight to the activities of the agency.
The HPC is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.