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Anthem, Inc. Health Equity Program Director in Columbus, Ohio


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Health Equity Program Director

Work Location – Columbus, OH

The Health Equity Director must:

  • Hold at least a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a minimum of five years professional work experience, preferably in public health, social/human services, social work, public policy, health care, education, community development, or justice;

  • Have demonstrated community and stakeholder engagement experience; and

  • Have experience in actively applying or overseeing the application of science-based quality improvement methods to reduce health disparities.

The primary roles and responsibilities of the Health Equity Director are to:

  • In close coordination with the Population Health Director, oversee the MCO's strategic design, implementation, and evaluation of health equity efforts in the context of the MCO's 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 MCO 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 MCO's Chief Information Officer to ensure the MCO 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, ODM, and other ODM-contracted managed care 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 ODM

  • contracted managed care entities to have a collective impact for the population and that lessons learned are incorporated into future decision-making.

Requires a BA/BS degree; 10 + years of experience in external stakeholder and community program development, project and program management; complex business processes, strategic and business planning; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. MBA preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.