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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor- Community Population Medicine

LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
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1st Shift, Rotating, Weekends
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Louisiana State Health New Orleans, Department of Medicine, Section of Community Population Medicine is seeking a full time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (non-tenure, clinical track) to fill the position of Louisiana Medicaid Medical Director. The candidate’s credentials and experience will determine academic rank. 


The Medicaid Medical Director will provide medical knowledge and leadership to contribute to and advance the vision of the Louisiana Medicaid program through a partnership agreement with the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for Health Transformation.


With an appreciation of cultural humility and sensitivity to diverse populations and a commitment to serving publicly insured populations to advance population health and eliminate disparities in health outcomes, the Medicaid Medical Director will pursue their charge by fulfilling duties that support the vision of the Louisiana Medicaid program. Objectives will be improving the health of Louisianans by advancing a common quality strategy and building a culture of continuous quality improvement in close collaboration with the Innovations & Quality team lead; creation and maintenance of evidence-based clinical policy; and advancing strategic vision for the Medicaid program that embraces population health, advanced payment models, and health equity and providing direct clinical service.


The selected candidate should possess excellent communication skills and proven ability to work within interdisciplinary teams and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in an expedient and decisive manner and the ability to manage difficult peer situations arising from medical care review. It is essential for the incumbent to have a proven ability to drive cross-functional delivery of high-value quality improvement initiatives and to engage community-based stakeholders and bridge the gap between policy and action in order to achieve mutually defined outcomes and a demonstrated high proficiency and expertise in clinical work and cost-effective health care. The incumbent should possess knowledge of the various components of Medicaid and managed care (quality improvement, disease management, population management, utilization management, case management and pharmacy management), HEDIS, CAHPS, NCQA, JCAHO, and other standardized certifications and quality measures and regulatory agencies and requirements. 


As the Medicaid Medical Director, the incumbent must be able and willing to travel throughout the state to build relationships with participating provider organizations and stakeholders and support ongoing stakeholder efforts.


LSUHSC offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and a list of references.

The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program.

The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.

LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.






  • MD or DO Degree from an accredited institution

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible with unrestricted license to practice in the State of Louisiana by start date

  • Minimum of five years of clinical practice outside of residency required

  • Minimum of one year of management experience in health care

  • Expertise in quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation, health systems strengthening or participatory research required


Preferred Qualifications

  • Primary care specialty with board certification Additional business or policy degree(s) or training

  • Experience in the development and implementation of effective health care policy, particularly in the areas of quality monitoring, medical appropriateness, and utilization of health care services

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