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Evolent Health Managing Director, Performance Solutions in Topeka, Kansas

This is an unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans!

Founded in 2002, New Century Health has been on the cutting edge of value-based innovation for decades as the nation's foremost specialty care management company, specializing in managing cancer and cardiology patients for both payers and risk-based providers. Formerly backed by Water Street Partners, the company was acquired by Evolent Health in 2018 and has scaled tremendously since.

Specifically, New Century Health provides physicians with clinical decision and population health management tools to ensure that their patients receive the highest quality, most affordable care. These best-in-class tools, which have earned the business URAC accreditation in Health Utilization Management and NCQA accreditation in Utilization Management, consistently drive clinical and financial improvements for the two most complex and expensive diseases in the nation. This commitment to excellence has helped spur our success and put us on track to surpass record-breaking year-over-year growth in the coming years.

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

New Century Health merged with Evolent Health in 2018 and continues to lead transformative change in specialty care management as an Evolent company. Within the Evolent ecosystem of provider-centric solutions for value-based care, our New Century Health team focuses on cost and quality improvement for oncology and cardiology specialty care. With more than 15 years of proven results, New Century Health generates insights and drives cutting edge innovation through its clinical capabilities and deep understanding of health care informatics, physician management and health care technology systems development. Together, Evolent and New Century Health are harnessing the power of our combined organizations to improve the health of the nation. Join the New Century Health team and put your passion to work for transforming the U.S. health care landscape for patients, providers and payers.

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Managing Director, Performance Solutions is responsible for developing and executing the set of performance initiatives that enable NCH to meet its financial, operational, and strategic goals. This leader will be at the forefront of operational change and optimization within New Century Health, and will collaborate closely with NCH leadership across Clinical, Partner Operations, UM, Network Operations, Product, Strategy, Growth, and Analytics. This position will report into the Senior Vice President of Delivery Operations.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides overall leadership for NCH performance portfolio, with responsibility for driving impactful initiatives that enhance the clinical and financial impact for NCH clients while further entrenching NCH’s market-leading strategic positioning

  • Responsible for the internal articulation of NCH’s performance narrative to be used as a key input into NCH’s operational roadmap as well as both analytics and product prioritization

  • Accountability for designing, prioritizing, and administering key pilots that have outsized impact on NCH’s future operations and value model

  • Interact with external constituents to enable outside perspectives to impact NCH’s performance structure

  • Partner with Clinical and Analytics teams to identify and drive program innovation to expand NCH’s operations and value model

  • Engage with Partner Operations leaders to identify performance and scale opportunities that enable optimal delivery of NCH operations; support initiative roll-out across clients / markets

  • Partner with Product team on initiatives that build or enhance NCH’s product offering

  • Manage and provide coaching to Performance Solutions team to optimize success of key initiatives (e.g., roles and responsibilities, project plans, milestones, and metrics of success)

  • Set clear goals and objectives using metrics to measure performance while holding team members accountable

  • Ensure strict compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies, procedures and processes

  • Communicate consistently and routinely with all participants

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 10 years+ of health care management and/or consulting experience

  • 7+ years of program management

  • Excellent written, computer, and oral communication skills

  • Experience with managed care and provider engagement

  • Experience with Medical Expense reporting and initiative development

  • A strategic thinker and tactical executor who can move an idea from concept to reality

  • Ability to achieve organizational objectives and facilitate process improvement

  • Proven ability to interact with and influence clients and internal stakeholders at all levels

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • M.B.A. or equivalent graduate degree

  • Intense intellectual curiosity and an ability to view old problems with a fresh perspective

  • Ability to effectively engage with and influence staff across various NCH departments without direct reporting control

  • Can thrive in a very dynamic, iterative environment

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Technical requirements:

Evolent allows employees to work remotely for many of our positions. For those working remotely, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status. Evolent Health maintains a drug-free workplace. Evolent has been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and are proud to be recognized as a leader in driving important Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts. Evolent achieved a 95% score on its first-ever submission to the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, was named on the Best Companies for Women to Advance List 2020 by Parity.org, and we publish an annual Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

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