Position Title: NYC Regional Planning Consortium Coordinator
Position Location:
42-09 28th street
3 Floor--CN-39
Queens , ny 11101

County: Queens

Contact Name: margaret Piggott
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 347-396-2151

CHCANYS Member Info: Non-Member - Organizational

Position Description:

The Mental Hygiene Division of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for policy, programs, and provider oversight related to mental health; alcohol and drug use; developmental delays and disabilities; and early intervention services.

Consistent with the Regional Planning Consortia (RPC) codified in the Managed Care Plan Request for Qualifications, DOHMH has established an NYC RPC that will meet regularly to identify and address issues brought about by the implementation of Medicaid managed behavioral healthcare, focusing on:

-Access to and continuity of care
-Service efficiency, efficacy, and quality and plan performance
-Collaboration, shared understanding and real-time consensus and problem-solving around system impact and improvement  

The NYC RPC will have three functions:
-To be the central point for members to transmit and share successes, challenges, and needs in response to Medicaid managed behavioral health care; and for ongoing monitoring, deliberation, and problem-solving;
-To generate consensus, input and initiatives that inform DOHMH’s collaboration with the State offices (OMH, OASAS, DOH) in guiding behavioral health policy in NYC, while recommending opportunities for improvements in the service system. As such, the NYC RPC will complement DOHMH’s local oversight role, and point of accountability for HARPs and MCOs in identifying and addressing local system issues;
-To understand and improve the parallel process and intersection of managed behavioral healthcare with other system redesign initiatives, especially the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program and Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP).

You will:-
-Ensure tasks and RPC objectives are met as specified in associated Memoranda of Understanding 
-Plan and facilitate RPC member meetings – members include providers, consumers, Health Home, DRSIP, etc. representatives throughout NYC
-Visit members in field as requested by RPC members and/or NYC RPC Director to better understand key issues in the field 
-Collect and document experiences of RPC members regarding the implementation of Medicaid managed behavioral healthcare
-Implement efforts to ensure enhanced collaboration between the NYC RPC members and other stakeholder groups and DOHMH
-Prepare/ write reports for DOHMH leadership and summarize meetings and send appropriate follow-up 
-Interpret key data points, together with the NYC RPC DOHMH team and DOHMH data analysts

-Monitor use of RPC member portal and optimize the service as needed 
-Perform other duties as assigned.  Person must be flexible as position is new and will be further developed over time.

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and either:
1. A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university in the school of social work, or 60 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing or special education; plus one year of full-time, satisfactory experience providing direct care in a social, psychiatric, health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities or substance abuse/chemical dependency/alcoholism agency or in the administration of a
program providing direct care as described above, or as a consultant on program planning or evaluation for such services; or

2. A Master's degree of at least 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, special education,
psychiatric nursing, counseling, human services, health, rehabilitation, public administration, or business administration; plus two years of experience as described in "1" above; or

3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience. Candidates without either a Master's degree as described in "1" or "2" above or at least 60 graduate semester credits in the areas listed in "1" above, must have at least:
a) a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and one year of actual experience as described in "1" above; plus
b) a satisfactory combination of: (i) graduate semester credits in the areas listed in "1" and "2" above; and/or (ii) additional experience as described in "1" above, to equal 60 graduate semester credits or 2 years of experience.  Graduate semester credits from an accredited university may be substituted for the experience in qualification "3 b)" only, on the basis of 30 graduate semester credits for each year of experience. Experience may be substituted for graduate semester credits in qualification "3 b)" only, on the basis of one year of experience for each 30 graduate semester credits.

NOTE: For assignment to Assignment Level II, in addition to meeting the above qualification requirements, all candidates must have one additional year of experience as described in "1" above.
 Preferred Skills  
  -1-2 years’ experience engaging multiple and diverse stakeholders around a shared purpose/vision with ability to:
-Create professional relationships based on trust, knowledge and respect.
-Maintain confidentiality and professionalism 
-Demonstrate ability to navigate large, complex and intersecting systems of healthcare delivery
Knowledge of mental and behavioral health, NYC’s behavioral health service delivery landscape (including DSRIP), and the Medicaid system preferred
-Able to work effectively with culturally diverse staff and populations
-Ability to work in a team environment as well as the ability to work independently and deliver written products in a timely manner
-Excellent oral, presentation and organizational skills
-Strong research, analytical, writing and editing skills
-Able to work with data analysts to collate and understand key data points associated with Medicaid managed care & DRIP as they pertain to RPC goals and objectives
-Ability to effectively lead, facilitate and control meetings and steering committees 
- Ability to travel to all 5 NYC boroughs
  Additional Information
  Citywide, Travel may be required




Special Instructions:
To Apply
  Apply online with a cover letter to  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 189356.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  Work Location
  42-09 28th Street, Long Island City, NY
  Residency Requirement

New York City residency is required within 90 days of appointment. However, city employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer 





Compensation Type: Salary

Job Type: Administration_Management

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