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Elevance Health Workforce Development Manager in Kansas City, Kansas

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Workforce Development Manager

  • Job Family: PND > Provider Relationship Account Mgmt

  • Type:

  • Date Posted:Apr 01, 2024

  • Anticipated End Date:May 03, 2024

  • Reference: JR111252


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Workforce Development Manager

Location: Kansas. This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Kansas Elevance Health PulsePoint locations.

The Workforce Development Manager is responsible for provider support and oversight as it relates to workforce development, staff training, and retention of the Direct Support Professional (DSP) workforce. Serves as an integral team member of the statewide collaborative Workforce Development initiative. Provides Workforce Development consulting support and technical assistance to provider organizations. Supports the implementation of provider incentives and/ or recognition for expansion of services and for implementation of innovative WFD strategies, improving quality and maintaining a sufficient workforce.

How you make an impact:

  • Partners with consultative and technical assistance team members to develop and execute Workforce Development Plans.

  • Assist providers with workforce development activities; routinely monitors and evaluates provider progress on workforce development activities and identifies opportunities for improvement; collects workforce data; serves as the main point of contact for providers, handling day to day activities and follow-up with providers.

  • Conducts seminars to support the understanding of Workforce Development strategies, initiatives and collaborations.

  • Develops and educates on network recruitment and retention strategies to ensure the retention and maintenance of high quality contracted Direct Support Professionals.

  • Identifies, researches and analyzes economic and professional provider practice patterns to develop recommendations for improvements.

  • Consults with, educates and trains providers on innovative alternative reimbursement programs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a BA/BS in business or a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ provider/community relations and 2 years training and development or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • Kansas Resident strongly preferred.

  • Managed Care experience preferred.

  • Kansas provider experience strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of LTSS preferred.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and well organized preferred.

  • Travels to worksite and other locations as necessary is preferred.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.com for assistance.

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