Health Equity Director – WV Medicaid Job South Carolina

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This is a remote from home position with occasional visits to the Charleston office. You must be a resident of WV or be willing to relocate.


General business hours, Monday through Friday.


Approximately 25% travel is required throughout the state, and occasional national travel may be required.


This is a very strategic position that is responsible for assisting the state 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.
  • 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.


Required Qualifications

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




  • MPH or higher is strongly preferred.
  • A background working in public health is strongly preferred.
  • The ability to speak publicly and host a conversation is a must!
  • Previous social service experience/Medicaid familiarity is very helpful.
  • Previous leadership skills, either as a project manager or people leader, is preferred.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams is extremely important.