Medicaid Capacity Planner

New York, Kings, Bronx, Queens, Richmond

Posted 3/6/2023

Job Type: Full-time


DOHMH has an opening for a Medicaid Capacity Planner.  Reporting to the Director of Health Systems Planning, BEHS is looking to recruit a highly collaborative, experienced, and creative Medicaid Capacity Planner to lead the work to assess the healthcare and social service capacity available in NYC and create minimum targets to decrease disparities to access services. Capacity includes availability of clinical and social service providers and social care goods. The ideal candidate will bring to DOHMH a clear vision for the system and solid foundations for an operationalization plan.


  • Lead the creation of a politically feasible vision for minimum level of healthcare and social care capacity for NYC neighborhoods with highest volume of Medicaid enrollees.
  • Determine a roadmap for inventorying and establishing minimum levels of services based on feasibility and relevance to decrease inequities in healthcare
  • Staff the initial stages of the roadmap through matrixed internal research teams and academic partnerships
  • Collaborate with external partners to obtain:
  • Inventory of housing services for the general population, with a focus on housing services available to those with medical or functional needs
  • Key-workforce/skill estimates
  • Collaborate in planning efforts to ensure the full capacity of the system is utilized by Medicaid enrollees.
  • Others as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualification

  • Qualifications:
    • Required: Bachelor’s degree. Preferred: Master’s degree
    • 10+ years of experience in healthcare capacity planning
    • Knowledge of social services sector
    • Strong network of healthcare and/or social service planners in NYC
    • Salary range – $120,000- $120,000

    Additional Desired Qualities:

    •      Experience with stakeholder engagement and project management.
    •      Excellent communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.
    •      Strong analytical skills and ability to manage and report complex information.
    •      Experience with data collection, analysis and interpretation.
    •      Desire to grow professionally, develop new skills and willingness to work outside of comfort zone.
    •      Experience working with the public health sector and coordinating projects involving multiple stakeholders.
    •      Ability to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment with hard deadlines.
    •      Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Special Requirement

This is a temporary grant-funded position ending in November 2027.

This individual must reside in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT) by their confirmed start date.

Preference may be given to individuals residing in New York City (5 boroughs) or surrounding New York State counties.

This individual will be expected to work non-business hours during emergencies.

Salary: 120,000

To Apply

The full job description and link to apply can be found here