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Date: Jul 9, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 39840 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR - SES - 68059463

Position Number: 68059463 

Salary:  $1,673.36 BI WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 07/29/2018 

This is a highly responsible supervisory position within the Bureau for Medicaid Policy that is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and implementing policy related activities for the Primary and Preventative Care unit.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience and demonstrated leadership success.

An ideal candidate will be able to:

1. Task complex ideas into action
2. Be flexible to function and succeed with without heavy direction
3. Inspire and translate the Medicaid Policy vision
4. Execute goals, objectives, assignments, and policy updates timely and accurately within a fast-paced environment
5. Facilitate a team environment and lead resolution to complex issues
6. Move cost-saving and cost-effective health policy forward

Applied skills and work of the ideal candidate include:

1. Knowledge of the Florida Medicaid program, including pertinent Federal laws and regulations, state statutes and rules, the Florida Medicaid State Plan and its amendment processes. 
2. Leadership and strategic planning to develop approaches and plans for successfully implementing goals, objectives and priorities of the Bureau of Medicaid Policy and the Division of Medicaid.
3. Organize and coordinate a team of health policy subject matter experts.
4.             Providing consultation and expert advice to management using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.
5. Communicate, motivate, and train employees.
6. Continually monitor and provide performance feedback to employees.


  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis
  • Knowledge of basic management principles and practices
  • Ability to supervise people
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to management analysis activities
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of management practices
  • Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions
  • Ability to work independently and lead a team of subject matter experts


Two years supervising or serving in a leadership role
Two years implementing and managing complex projects
Two years developing health care related policies
Two years serving as a lead or assistant on a major research project.

A bachelor's degree from a college or university is preferred and four years of professional clinical and or non-clinical experience in health care, program planning, program research, program evaluation.
A master's degree from a college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a health or human services field or are licensed behavior health professional.




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