Director of Municipal Health Plan

Department/Agency of position: 
Suffolk County Civil Service Employee Heath Plan Benefits Department
Location of position: 
Hauppauge, NY
commensurate with experience
Date Posted: 
Monday, May 11, 2020
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Job Description: 

Suffolk County Civil Service
Director of Municipal Health Plan


  • Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field, plus
  • five years of private or public sector management-level experience in the administration of a public health benefits program, which includes at least two (2) years of high level health insurance claims analysis and analysis of major medical and hospitalization health benefits.

The candidate will be in a management role and will be responsible for the general oversight of a collectively bargained, self-insured employee health plan comprised of hospital, major medical, mental hygiene and prescription drug benefits. Familiarity with basic health benefits is necessary. An employee in this position coordinates with the Employee Medical Health Plan Committee and the County Executive’s Office team to create and maintain a high-performing and cost effective benefit program with an engaged and informed plan membership, and to set and execute a long-term strategy for the Plan. The employee will be responsible for measuring and monitoring overall plan effectiveness, including member tools, to establish and promote a consistent healthcare experience with improved patient outcomes in a cost effective manner. We are seeking a strong leader who can supervise staff, create reports, manage and delegate projects and communicate succinctly. Work is performed unde r the general direction of the County Personnel Officer and the Committee co-chairs; however, the employee works with a high level of independence.

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Suffolk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.