Jobs at CMS – Deputy Center Director

Website Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service

Job Description:

In this role, you will provide critical leadership to an organization responsible for the federal oversight of Medicaid, CHIP and Basic Health Program (BHP) operations which provide essential health care coverage to more than 87 million people with annual outlays of more than $600 billion. You will also provide executive leadership in the development of related policies and procedures which support and assure effective state program administration and beneficiary outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Arbitrates major issues, personnel, and administrative concerns within the Center.
  • Proposes modifications to Medicaid, CHIP, and BHP regulations, laws, and policies to reflect changes or trends in the health care industry, program objectives, and the needs of Medicaid, CHIP, and BHP beneficiaries.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive strategic plan, objectives, and measures to carry out CMS’s Medicaid, CHIP, and BHP mission and goals. Positions the organization to meet future challenges.
  • Provides oversight and direction to Center business lines (i.e. eligibility, coverage, managed care, data, systems, financing, section 1115 demonstrations and waivers) responsible for the strategic and regulatory operation of the Medicaid, CHIP, BHP.
  • Oversees major operational activities such as the development, interpretation and application of specific laws, regulations and policies that govern the management and financial operations of the Medicaid and CHIP programs.
  • Leads national program operations and directs activities including strategically coordinating human capital, financial, systems, data, and other resources to accomplish the Center?s mission.
  • Leads and supports CMS interactions/collaboration with States and local governments, territories, Indian Tribes, and tribal healthcare providers, key stakeholders and other Federal government entities.

Job Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Status applicants must submit a copy of their most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which verifies status.
  • The Ethics in Government Act, PL 95-521 requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a financial disclosure statement, SF-278, prior to assuming the SES position, annually, and upon termination of employment.
  • One year SES probationary period required.
  • All initial appointments to an SES position are contingent on approval from OPM’s Qualifications Review Board unless the selectee has successfully participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program.

Qualifications & Experience:

All competitive candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the Fundamental Competencies, five Executive Core Qualifications, and the Professional/Technical Qualifications listed below. Evidence of this experience must be incorporated into your five page resume. Separate narratives for the Executive Core Qualifications and/or Professional/Technical Qualifications will not be accepted or considered. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations.

Job Details:

Company: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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