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Health Equity Specialist

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Health Equity Specialist

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members as a clinical professional on our Medical Management/Health Services team. Centene is a diversified, national organization offering competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Oklahoma Complete Health, a Centene company, is committed to providing quality healthcare solutions to transform the health of Oklahomans.

At Oklahoma Complete Health, we are community advocates and change-makers in search of an inclusive culture grounded by our commitment to work-life balance, competitive compensation, and continuous career development. Join us and be a part of a collaborative, growing network of innovative thinkers delivering solutions at the local level.

***Must Reside in Oklahoma***

Position Purpose: Develop, implement and provide oversight for Health Equity programs. Ensure the successful integration of cultural competency into operational programs. Oversee cultural competency requirements to external stakeholders and government agencies, including government relations, network providers and delegated entities. Lead and coordinate workforce staff development in cultural competency.

  • Develop, manage and oversee health equity programs.
  • Collaborate with multiple functional areas on the implementation of Compliance Program goals, including member and provider materials.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert to key stakeholder and team on health equity and cultural competency, including developing, planning, and coordinating training. Responsible for oversight and implementation of key regulations and polices related to health equity, cultural competency, language services and health literacy including readiness assessments, monitoring and corrective actions.
  • Monitor network adherence to the provision of cultural competent care.
  • Lead the development and coordination of targeted health equity promotion programs including place-based and health plan level initiatives
  • Research and make recommendations to executive management team on population specific initiatives.
  • Responsible for Quality Management Performance Improvement (QMPI) Committee reporting including analyzing results to determine progress against plan elements and evaluating the Plan(s) Health Equity program, including compliance with CLAS standards and state and federal regulations
  • Represent the Plan(s) in Community/ Stakeholder Workgroups and Forums related to Cultural Competency and health equity
  • Responsible for any regulatory deliverables related to health equity and CLAS
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Health, Social Work, Public Health or equivalent experience. 3+ years of experience focused on Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Community Health and/or strengthening protective factors within Medicaid populations. Managed care experience preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to adapt communication style based on audience. Familiarity with Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards preferred.

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package: Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility, Competitive pay, Paid time off including holidays, Health insurance coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) and stock purchase plans, Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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