LTC Program Policy Analyst
This position is responsible for examining the efficacy of existing policies and laying out the groundwork for the Indigenous Care Management Model (ICCM) program to meet objectives and goals. Duties of the position include identification of policies or programs that support maximized health care reimbursement related to Long Term Care (LTC) managed care, developing and fostering relationships with government stakeholders, researching policies related to ICCM model development with written reports to Director that can affect ICCM model development. Policy analysts also work closely with stakeholders to assist Director in strategic processes for successful model development. Regular travel is required to meet the needs of the position.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
· Research, review and evaluate rules and regulations related to LTC managed care to determine benefits and drawbacks to tribes of existing policies.
· Propose suggestions to improve strategies toward maximizing reimbursement for a tribal care management model.
· Liaise with stakeholder to determine needs and goals of policies. Gather data and produce reports as needed
· Develop and maintain client records, client-tracking records, and client resource directory and database.
· Maintain knowledge and familiarity of tribal resources, local area resources, and statewide resources
· Develop and maintain culturally sensitive informational materials.
· Contribute to ongoing strategic planning, reporting and program support to ensure the successful development and implementation of the ICCM program.
· Assist in strategic planning, assessment implementation and evaluation of activities and strategies.
· Consult with Department of Human Services (DHS), local ADRCs, Tribal ADRCS and tribal health care communities
· Actively participate in task teams, working groups, and other joint program initiatives as directed.
· Prepare, review and forward reports according to Director and program requirements.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
• Attain certifications and attend trainings as required to provide services as following contract and state guidelines.
• Use continuous improvement techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of customer service.
• Assure all services are delivered in a culturally sensitive manner.
• Participate on committees outside and within the organization.
• Attend all training sessions and meetings as scheduled.
• Attend conferences and trainings to stay current on advances in the field and obtain new skills.
• Participate in research projects as designated.
• Perform other duties as necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.
This is a fulltime exempt position working Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. This position is located in either Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin or Madison, Wisconsin. This is not a remote position. This position, based on skills and experience, has a salary of $58,000 annually with benefits including Annual Leave, Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401(k) Retirement Plan. This position requires frequent travel for the purposes of attending community and program related activities. Drug and background screening is required before hire.
Required: A bachelor’s degree and/or 4 years of progressive experience in Long Term Care and tribal initiatives. Strong understanding of LTC industry and market conditions with strong written and verbal analytical and organizational skills. Preferred: Master’s degree in human services or related field. Expertise and knowledge regarding tribal Long Term Care services and delivery. Skills and experience in facilitating small group learning and discussion programs. Experience developing collaborative relationships, preferably with tribal community organizations and government stakeholders. Understanding of the traditional American Indian health issues. Experience working with tribal elders and/or a thorough understanding of elders’ roles in American Indian communities. Experience working with American Indian Tribal Governments, Tribal organization and/or not-for-profit agency. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Individual must possess: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people; speak in front of groups. Individual must be able to address a wide range of intellectual and practical problems, apply statistical calculations to findings, and the ability to compose complex business correspondence (reports, health profiles). Requires a high level of confidentiality. Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel daily.
To Apply: See the employment page of our website at www.glitc.org *Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i). Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538, or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207.
This position is open until it has been filled.
About Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council office
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs serve a range of functions from Children to Elders. Our Mission is: To Enhance the quality of life for all Native People.