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Medicaid Training & Initiative Manager (213011)

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: May 29, 2024


Job Description

The Medicaid Training and Initiatives Manager (K0235903) Serve as manager for the Medicaid Training and Initiatives Team.

Lead and develop the DHCF Medicaid training and professional development program.  Oversee and manage all curricula associated with the training program.  Serve as lead instructor for Medicaid training courses, as assigned.  Serve as a backup instructor for all Medicaid courses when necessary.  Onboard and train other instructors.

Manage content in the agency’s Learning Management System (LMS).  Design policy and procedures to ensure team members create and maintain training courses in the LMS appropriately.  Develop mechanisms and processes to extract, analyze, and interpret training data from the LMS. Train and direct team members on LMS reporting tasks. Oversee the development of training reports. Identify the need for and develop; program publications, training materials, training tools, and other informational resources, as required to manage the training and professional development program for KDHE staff and external audiences.  Utilize and direct subordinates in the use of virtual training platforms. Direct and train others in the use of such platforms. Serve as the primary manager of any external training contracts.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Serve as Medicaid program content expert for the purposes of program evaluation and education.  Lead and coordinate interdisciplinary project teams to implement Medicaid initiatives and special projects.  Supervise and train team members in tasks related to conducting research and developing program policy.

Provide consultation to KDHE executive staff on strategic decisions regarding the Medicaid program, special initiatives, program improvements, and training.  Contribute to the strategic planning of program evaluation initiatives.  Identify areas to implement collaboration between all KDHE divisions and other state agencies.

Work with the communications team to develop and maintain information on program analysis, evaluation practices, and the ongoing evaluation of special projects for the Medicaid program’s website. Serve as the primary manager of any external special initiatives or program evaluation contracts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three years of experience in planning, organizing, and directing the work of a department, program, or agency. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration, health care administration, or related field

Licensing & Certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

Preferred Qualifications

Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.

  • Master’s Degree in public administration, business administration, health care administration, or related field.
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Proofreading, editing, attention to detail.
  • Experience coordinating, planning, and implementing the work of a department, program, or team.
  • Ability to track, organize, and synthesize program information, and lead others in conducting research.
  • Ability to communicate interpretations of data and research findings effectively to various audiences.
  • Proven written and public speaking abilities.
  • Demonstrated skills to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom, and Teams.

About the Position

  • Who can apply: Anyone (External)
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes

Employment Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave.
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

How to Apply

Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.

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Contact Information

[email protected]

Salary Range

$ 28.85 to 33.65