Health Equity Director Medicaid Job Brooklyn New York




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 Be part of an extraordinary team!  

We are looking for leaders ls of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

 Health Equity Director – New York Medicaid (PS69159)


Must reside in the state of New York and be willing to work from NYC office as needed in the future. Prefer applicants in the New York City area.

 How you will make an impact:  

The Health Equity Director is responsible for assisting New York Health Plan community and stakeholder engagement experience, while applying application of science-based quality improvement methods to reduce health disparities. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

+ Assist with the strategic design, implementation, and evaluation of health equity efforts in the context of the population health initiatives;

+ Inform decision-making around best payer practices related to disparity reductions, including the provision of health equity and social determinant of health resources and research to leadership and programmatic areas;

+ Inform decision-making regarding best payer practices related to disparity reductions, including providing Health Plan teams with relevant and applicable resources and research and ensuring that the perspectives of members with disparate outcomes are incorporated into the tailoring of intervention strategies;

+ Collaborate with the Health Plan analytics team to ensure the Health Plan collects and meaningfully uses race, ethnicity, and language data to identify disparities at a population level;

+ Coordinate and Collaborate with members, providers, local and state government, community-based organizations, and other entities to impact health disparities at a population level and ensure that efforts addressed at improving health equity, reducing disparities, and improving cultural competence are designed collaboratively with other entities to have a collective impact for the population.


Minimum Requirements:

+ Requires a BA/BS degree and 5+ years of experience, preferably in public health, social/human services, social work, public policy, health care, education, community development, or justice; ination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.



+ Knowledge of New York City public health initiatives, socio-economic communities and resources.

+ Strong background in health analytics.

+ Proven background in project/program management.

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate.

Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply,


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