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Project Manager, Care Delivery

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Duties:

The mission of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) is to advance a more transparent, accountable, and innovative health care system through independent policy leadership and investment programs. The HPC’s goal is better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth.

The HPC seeks applications for a Project Manager to work with agency’s Accountable Care staff. The Project Manager would support the successful implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Certification program, the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Certification Program, and a variety of behavioral health pilot programs.

The Accountable Care team is responsible for fulfilling the HPC’s statutory charge to develop and implement state certification programs PCMHs and ACOs, to promote the integration of behavioral health with primary care, and to develop model payment standards to support these care delivery models. The team also works to advance accountable care through other avenues, such as enhancing data transparency, convening key stakeholders to better align models, and identifying key barriers and accelerators of reform.

The Project Manager will report directly to the Senior Manager, Care Delivery. The Project Manager will perform overall project management activities to support the various external facing programs, including scoping and managing of program deliverables. Specific responsibilities may include:
• Defining activities, resources, duration, and deliverables necessary to operate certification programs, policy work streams, and behavioral health pilots;
• Delineating internal program governance structures and communication processes for the teams of staff implementing the programs;
• Creating and implementing comprehensive change management strategies to fit the evolution of the programs, pilots & policy work streams;
• Tracking program, pilot, & policy work stream progress through scheduling program meetings, taking minutes and driving actions related to the project plan;
• Flagging risks and providing status updates to program leadership weekly;
• Developing plans to mediate risks and remediate missed deadlines, as needed;
• Ensuring that programs are delivered on time, within scope and within budget;
• Creating and maintaining program documentation in line with best practices; and
• Developing scopes of work for consultants, as needed.

Board Relations Coordinator

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Duties:

The mission of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) is to advance a more transparent, accountable, and innovative health care system through independent policy leadership and investment programs. The HPC’s goal is better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth.

The HPC seeks an exceptional Board Relations Coordinator to join the Office of the Chief of Staff (OCS). This Office has wide-ranging and multifaceted responsibilities within the agency to support the HPC’s mission and works in tandem with policy, legal, and research teams within the HPC to fulfill the HPC’s statutory responsibilities.

The Office of the Chief of Staff manages the HPC’s external affairs and board member relations. As such, OCS provides high-level support to Board members in their official capacity by streamlining communications, setting board meeting schedules and agendas, and providing briefings.

The OCS also oversees day-to-day operations and administration. OCS coordinates human resource functions such as recruitment, payroll, employee benefits, hiring, onboarding and training of new employees, and performance reviews. Additionally, OCS houses the agency’s fiscal operations, including collection of industry assessments, bill pay, and purchasing. OCS also oversees external affairs and special projects, including over 50 public meetings annually and the Annual Cost Trends Hearings.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief of Staff, the successful candidate will assist with public meeting preparation and execution, Board member coordination, and scheduling.

At minimum, duties of this position may include:
• 40% time: Public Meeting Preparation and Execution
o Assisting the Deputy Chief of Staff with the preparation and distribution of meeting notifications and agenda materials;
o Supporting the development of materials and communications for all relevant audiences, including the preparation of presentations, reports, publications, infographics, and related resources;
o Attending public meetings and recording minutes; and
o Assisting the Deputy Chief of Staff in planning for major public events and regular public meetings.
• 25% time: Direct support of the Executive Director, Chief of Staff, and Deputy Chief of Staff
• 20% time: Administrative support for the HPC’s Board, including:
o Assisting HPC leadership with Board scheduling and correspondence;
o Drafting monthly newsletters and other materials for the Board members; and
o Maintaining historic meeting and vote logs.
• 15% time: Direct support for the HPC, including:
o Supporting the HPC’s policy, legal, and research teams, as assigned;
o Performing scheduling and external affairs assignments as needed for senior management staff and Board members; and
o Special projects, as assigned.

Both recent college graduates and those with more experience are encouraged to apply for this position. Experience working in a public department or agency will be strongly considered. Salary is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.

Executive Assistant/Scheduler

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Duties:

The mission of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) is to advance a more transparent, accountable, and innovative health care system through independent policy leadership and investment programs. The HPC’s goal is better health and better care at a lower cost across the Commonwealth.

The HPC seeks an exceptional Executive Assistant/Scheduler to support the HPC’s Executive staff and Board members.

At minimum, duties of this position may include:
• Administrative support for the HPC’s Executive Director and Chief of Staff, including:
o Acting as the point of contact between the executives and staff/stakeholders;
o Maintaining executives' appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel;
o Conserving executives' time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; and
o Taking minutes of meetings and completes follow up, as appropriate.
• Administrative support for the HPC’s Board, including:
o Assisting HPC leadership with Board scheduling and correspondence; and
o Maintaining historic meeting and vote logs.
• Direct administrative support for the HPC, including:
o Supporting the HPC’s policy, legal, and research teams, as assigned; and
o Performing scheduling and external affairs assignments as needed for senior management staff and Board members.

Both recent college graduates and those with more experience are encouraged to apply for this position. Experience working in a public department or agency will be strongly considered. Salary is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.