The Director, Long Term Services and Support will be responsible for ensuring an effective and efficient LTSS department to include but not limited acting as the clinical lead of STAR+PLUS, MMP and D-SNP clinical components of Long Term Services and Supports such as Service Coordination as a key component of the Interdisciplinary Care Team and coordinates with Disease Management, Care/Case Management, Utilization Management, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy and any other clinical requirements that are components of STAR+PLUS, MMP or D-SNP programs.The Director of LTSS will be an instrumental resources in the planning and implementation of STAR+PLUS, MMP, and D-SNP as it relates to the LTSS services and personal management and oversight of the LTSS Department.
Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) or Bachelors in Social Work, Business, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or other related fields of study, required.
Masters degree in related field (MSW, MBA, MPH, MHA or other related fields of study) with LTSS/STAR+PLUS background, preferred.
Five+ years experience required working for a managed care organization (MCO) with LTSS/STAR+PLUS background.
Five + years experience in management; implementation and Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) experience preferred.
Other Requirements: Also requires current license in one of the following: Texas License as a Registered Nurse with LTSS/STAR+PLUS background or Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW); or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or Licensed Clinical Psychologist Able to travel to Austin and within Harris and Jefferson Service Delivery Areas
Internal Number: 142953
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.