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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 70186 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68061948 - PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR-SES

Position Number: 68061948 

Salary:  $1,673.39 - $2,192.30 / Bi-Weekly Commensurate with experience 

Posting Closing Date: 08/19/2019 

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the quality of health care in Florida. The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is the State of Florida agency responsible for oversight of the Medicaid program.  The Medicaid program provides low-income families and individuals with access to health care.  If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals and families across the state, AHCA invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. As one of Florida’s leading state agencies, AHCA’s diverse workforce community of more than 1,400 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.


We are seeking to hire a Program Administrator who desires to work to enhance the delivery of health care services through the Florida Medicaid Program.  This position requires a candidate who is creative, flexible, innovative, and who will thrive in a fast-paced, team based work environment.


This position is located in the Bureau of Medicaid Quality. Medicaid Quality provides data-driven, focused and systematic feedback on the quality of Florida’s Medicaid program to federal and state agencies, Medicaid recipients, Medicaid managed care plans, and providers. The Bureau of Medicaid Quality has a strong focus on providing more comprehensive care, improving health outcomes, and reducing costs.


This position is responsible for providing supervisory guidance and support to a team of experienced, energetic individuals who manage contracts related to research and evaluations of Medicaid programs and waivers.  The Program Administrator provides management, planning, and direction for the staff conducting these activities.


AHCA offers an excellent array of benefits, including:                     

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance      
  • Retirement benefits      
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities

This position may require travel.
For more information about the Bureau of Medicaid Quality, please visit our website at
Join us at the Agency for Health Care Administration in fulfilling our mission to provide “Better Health Care for all Floridians.”

  • Knowledge of Medicaid policy and services objectives.
  • Knowledge of supervisory or administrative principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge and understanding of statistical methods used in research
  • Ability to utilize computer systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance regarding vendor, recipient or provider issues.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Skill in identifying and utilizing innovative problem-solving techniques
  • Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in conducting qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Skill in compiling, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • Skill in presenting data to create tables or charts that clearly present results of analyses.
  • Skill in reviewing and analyzing evaluations and reports related to health care, including financial and health outcomes.
  • Ability to travel with or without accommodations.


  • A minimum of four years’ experience compiling, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research and presenting results of analyses.
  • A minimum of two years' experience writing, reviewing, and analyzing program evaluations and reports.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business, statistics, mathematics, or economics is preferred and can substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree from an accredited college or university in business, statistics, mathematics, or economics is preferred and can substitute for two years of the required experience.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee